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  1. Pinkstone Families of Tiverton, Devon

    I am looking for information about any Pinkstone families from Tiverton, Devon. I have a small amount of information about individuals and I am trying to connect them together. Some of my Pinkstone female members were lace and net makers. I would be grateful of any help with my Pinkstone...

    Started by Carrie Broadbent‎, 15-01-2006 11:14 AM
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  2. Post ARNOLD, PENNWELL - Plymouth, England, abt 1865

    My husband's great-grandfather, James ARNOLD or AURNDEL (and a variety of other spellings) arrived in Hawaii from England about 1886. Other than several US census records, a 1902 divorce in Hawaii and a questionable death certificate I don't have much information. He apparently was a...

    Started by xapury82‎, 23-06-2008 11:53 PM
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  3. John Hawker family 1700s

    Can anyone identify this Hawker family for me? John Hawker had two daughters, Mary and Elizabeth. Mary Hawker married John David Ziegel at St.Thomas the Apostle, Exeter on 3 January 1746. They had two daughters, Mary who married Rev.Henry Mugg of Chudleigh, and Elizabeth who married...

    Started by hughar‎, 11-09-2007 6:24 PM
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    12-02-2015, 9:48 PM Go to last post
  4. Lethbridge Plymouth St. Andrews

    I am trying to confirm the identify of the parents of my great, great, great, grandfather. They would have been born in the late 1700's. My great, great, great grandfather was Francis John Lethbridge, born 1807 in Plymouth, Devon and his (oldest?) son was Francis John Lethbridge born in 1834 in...

    Started by cereco‎, 13-12-2009 1:29 PM
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  5. Wrong Birth Certificate ordered Walter THOMAS

    I have ordered the wrong birth certificate if it is of use to anyone. The one I have is for Walter Thomas born in April 1881 in Honiton Devon

    Started by andypandy8‎, 09-01-2015 4:07 PM
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  6. BALE

    Any interest in the BALE family of Tiverton, Devon?

    Started by Tony‎, 01-12-2008 10:13 PM
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  7. Fletcher family in Combwich

    Has anyone found the Fletcher family in Combwich, Somerset. Robert Fletcher was born in Combwich and married and Elizabeth. I have one known child Adelaide who was baptised 1836 in Otterhampton (now part of the same parish as Combwich). The 1871 shows only Elizabeth in Combwich and Roberts...

    Started by ALISON WILLMOTT‎, 14-12-2005 5:27 AM
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  8. 1841 North Molton - BIRD

    An 1839 Devon directory has an entry for North Molton as follows "Lady Morley's School, Bird Wm, master, Bird Elizabeth, mistress, North Molton". One of my ancestors, a school teacher born in South Molton, later married an Elizabeth Bird, widow of a William Bird. I have a feeling in my water...

    Started by Peter Goodey‎, 10-01-2005 10:39 AM
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    09-10-2014, 9:42 PM Go to last post
  9. Did this man just disappear

    Hi I am really stuck with this brick wall and I cant seem to get my head round it. In 1928 Frank Richard Ainsworth building contractor married in Oswestry, he states he is from Kingskerswell Torquay so far so good he is aged 31, Kingskerswell is were he and his family lived I have all the...

    Started by peanut‎, 04-10-2014 5:15 PM
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  10. South Tawton and Throwleigh Dunnings

    Is anyone familiar with families in and around South Tawton. I have alot of Dunnings in my tree who were born there and also some in Throwleigh going back to the 1500s. A part of my tree, going back to this period, was carried out by a Devon Herald and I am looking to find out more about the...

    Started by Dunning‎, 19-07-2014 4:02 PM
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  11. SANDERS - Ellacombe, Torquay

    My great-grandparents, Frederick Sanders (1862) and Mary Ann Raymond (1864), married in Newton Abbot on 22 April 1883. With their children Frederick James (1883), James Henry (1885), George William (1891), Eveline Bessie (1893), Amy Jane (1896), Winifred Maud (1899) and Mabel Susan (1903) they...

    Started by brentor boy‎, 27-03-2010 8:35 AM
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  12. John Alfred W Ponton 1911 Census

    My ancestor John is shown in the 1911 Census living at Ottery St Mary and is listed as a physician and surgeon. He is living there with his wife Florence Maria (maiden name not known) and there are no children Can anyone obtain any more recent information about them after the census. Did they have...

    Started by Eric Ponton‎, 18-05-2010 9:48 PM
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  13. Devon Parish Registers online

    Now on Findmypast. But.... I have a marriage at All hallows on the Walls at Exeter in 1853. It is on an even numbered page in the Marriage Register. All the even number pages are missing off of the findmypast series :nono:. So if you can't find your relative that might be the reason!

    Started by Mitch in Notts‎, 30-05-2014 9:39 PM
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  14. Fatal road accident, Seaton 1978

    Hi all, My half brother Kevin John Sully (b1957) was killed in a road accident on 29/7/1978 in Seaton. I was 5 at the time and never really knew Kevin. I am looking for more information on where and how Kevin died. I submitted a FOI request to Devon & Cornwall Police, but they have responded...

    Started by Martinwwhite‎, 22-05-2014 5:39 PM
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  15. METTERS - Tavistock area - 1911

    From the 1911 census index I have deduced the following possible family group living in the Tavistock area:- Ernest Metters (1882), William Henry (1903), Thomas (1905) and Mar (1908) Is someone able to confirm that this, in fact, a family unit, possibly living in the Brentor/Blackdown/Mary...

    Started by brentor boy‎, 15-05-2014 8:58 PM
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  16. Smile Gillard family Kingsbridge

    I am looking for information on the Gillards of Kingsbridge and surrounding areas. I have hit a brick wall. I have the following info so far. Cyril John Gillard-Grandfather born-1898 John T Gillard -G/grandfather born-1871c Susan Gillard (nee Bardens)-G/grandmother born-1872 I need to...

    Started by babybels71‎, 26-08-2005 5:42 PM
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  17. Mystery Sister

    On 7 Feb 1919 the Western Times reported on the funeral of Mark Sanders of Kingsteignton. Listed among the mourners were his sisters, Mrs Hart, Mrs J Miller, Mrs A Nieas9 and Miss Sanders. I have identified Maria Hart, Sarah Ann Miller and the unmarried Hannah. It is the fourth sister that is...

    Started by brentor boy‎, 15-02-2014 10:48 AM
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  18. John Luke Williams - Plymouth.

    John Luke Williams was one of 14 children born to George and Mary Frances Williams of Plymouth Devon. John was born in 1890 and he died in 1977 in Plymouth. On the 1911 census he is working in a Plymouth hotel as a porter and is listed as single. During WW1 he served with the RAMC. When he was...

    Started by Devonmade‎, 03-02-2014 5:07 PM
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  19. Clement ancestors

    Are any fellow researchers looking for their Clement ancestors from the villages of Bow, Down St Mary, and surrounds? My own branch of the Clement family came from that area and I would be very interested in any information held by other members of the tribe!! My branch of the family headed to...

    Started by Daphne‎, 18-01-2014 5:29 PM
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  20. Thomas Haydon m Sarah Ellis 1858 Bradninch

    Anyone know anything about the Haydon and Ellis families in Bradninch? Especially interested in Sarah's siblings, including Eliza Mary Ellis, my ancestor, who ended up in NZ (as did her brothers John Ashford and Peter).

    Started by mcgavin‎, 25-09-2013 6:30 AM
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