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  1. Local papers -Clearwell area 1882-4

    Does anyone know if there was a local weekly/daily newspaper that covered the Clearwell district in the Forest of Dean in the early 1880s? I am particularly interested in information of the BAKER family from Clearwell. George Baker was a miner in Clearwell, would that be have been coal mining or...

    Started by forestlea65‎, 15-11-2012 8:24 PM
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  2. Unhappy The Locke Family

    undefinedlocke |banghead| looking for William Robert Locke born 1889 Cheltenham married Chris ? died late 1960 Cheltenham Sharon Redmond |help|

    Started by gibson‎, 13-10-2006 2:48 PM
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  3. The Coole family

    Some time prior to 1759 the Coole family came over from Ireland. How does one go about finding out? They came over to Bristol. The first member of the Coole family were George Coole b 1759 Bristol married to Elizabeth Austin. Any help would be appreciated. siamese

    Started by siamesewillow‎, 19-10-2012 2:26 PM
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  4. Thomas Globe - a foundling with another name

    On the 14th I posted in the success thread an update on Thomas Globe - a foundling and founder of the Globe family name in the UK, and I suspect also Canada and the US. This week I heard from the London Foundling Museum who did a look up for me in the Billet Books they had on loan from the LMA....

    Started by Amlet‎, 18-03-2011 11:23 AM
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  5. Cool Thomas Telling marriage to Elizabeth Templer

    Hi, My 4th Great Grandparents were born according to the census in Purton Wiltshire, they also lived and died there. I have only ever found one marriage to match of a Thomas Telling and Elizabeth Templer at St Philip and St Jacob Bristol Gloucester on 26 Aug 1822. I am sure this is them but have...

    Started by chuckgaish‎, 05-10-2012 1:05 PM
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    06-10-2012, 9:17 AM Go to last post
  6. Would love some help with my HITCHINGS

    Spelt lots of variations including HUTCHINGS/HITCHINS/HICHINGS/HUTCHINS/also possibly without the 'H' Can anyone help find my 6x gr-grandfather? Francis Hitchings born c 1704 Michinhampton,GLS. parents unknown but named his boys Daniel and Thomas repeatedly until one survived early childhood....

    Started by Marchbank‎, 18-03-2012 3:12 AM
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    24-09-2012, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  7. Who was my Gt.Gt.Gt.Gt. Grandfather (Player)

    Hi there again from S.A. Well from my original post I have through sheer luck gone back to 1675 to more of my Gt Grandfathers. Unbelieveable!! but I just cannot stop there!!! Pse is there anyone out there who is maybe bored at the moment!! and could maybe look back further than what I now...

    Started by matchstix‎, 02-10-2010 2:40 PM
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    15-09-2012, 3:57 PM Go to last post
  8. WHO WAS!! MY gt.gt.gt.gt Grandfather (PLAYER)

    My Gt Gt Gt Grandfather was George Player born abt 1805 in Frampton, Gloucestershire and married to Ann Lovell but I dont have access to looking up records due to the exchange rate and being retired. I have looked at what I can till I am blue in the face!! and have been on all kinds of sites to...

    Started by matchstix‎, 13-06-2010 8:12 PM
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  9. John and Julia (Juliet) A Elliott

    I have been progressing quite nicely with the construction of our Family Tree (even following a few leads down cul de sacs) however, I have got to a point with a couple of ancestors and need to go further. Thus far I have census records for the above family that places them in or around the Forest...

    Started by Unclehefty‎, 05-09-2012 12:40 PM
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  10. The surname Beren in Gloucesteshire

    We have an Ann Beren married in Bishops Cleeve in the late 1700's, and despite a great deal of research, cannot find her origins although we can find a Judith Beren marrying quite close by and a couple of people with the name Beren in Chipping Campden Has anyone come across this name and has...

    Started by ellyjane70‎, 27-08-2012 5:04 PM
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  11. Cheltenham birth, 1826

    If someone has access to Cheltenham PR(s) and would be kind enough to undertake a look-up, I'd be most grateful. I'm interested in someone whose Australian documentation reported her birthdate as January 14, 1826, Cheltenham, England. Her name was Susan Elizabeth Allen - though that may not have...

    Started by yelkcub‎, 27-08-2012 10:22 AM
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  12. looking for death record

    I'm looking for the death record of Robert Kibble born 1740. His wife Deborah died in 1795 Churchdown. Other places he had family was Badgeworth,Brockworth and Shurdington.

    Started by whdsn‎, 01-07-2012 8:30 PM
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  13. Post Elizabeth & Harriett Batson Mills

    Elizabeth Mills married John Paskin (1770-1853) in 1801 and immigrated to South Africa to be with her sister Harriett Batson Mills (1785-1845) who was born Rodborough, Gloucester and married Daniel Roberts (1781-1844) after 1801. Searching for details to a) confirm Elizabeth's birth in Gloucester...

    Started by LeeThal‎, 26-06-2012 1:49 PM
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  14. James Williams

    My Great Grandfather x 3 James Williams born 1767 (c) Olveston Gloucestershire, married Mary Thomas in 1767 St Michael, Bristol. I really would like to confirm this as several trees on ancestry have different information on their trees, I have e-mailed them with no reply so far. I found the...

    Started by siamesewillow‎, 20-06-2012 7:28 AM
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    21-06-2012, 11:08 PM Go to last post
  15. Brookes-Witherly Alias?

    Hope someone can help me with this confusion! I am researching the Witherly family from Henbury, Bristol. For several generations Family Search gives the middle name as Brooke which I had assumed was possibly the name of a mother/grandmother,etc. However, another family tree (on Ancestry.com)...

    Started by Mary C‎, 06-05-2012 5:20 AM
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  16. KEAR,Jeremiah & M's 1831 & 1840 in Gloucester

    Jeremiah Kear m.Elizabeth Shertell/Shortell 3 April 1831 at Glou.Glos.Eng.he was abt.30.Then he(a Widower & a Tanner f. unknown)m.Eliza Harris(Widow, f.Richard a Carpenter) 12 Oct 1840 St.John the Baptist Parish No. 167.They are in 1841 Census at Hare Lane( he as a Tanner aged 40 she 25) & two boys...

    Started by Sonia 73‎, 02-04-2012 12:19 AM
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  17. Marriages in Clifton, Bristol

    Hi, I am researching a Richard FLORIDA born circa 1820 in Newport, Mons. He was a gardener and from census records seems to have married several times and lived in Bristol. The GRO indexes give the following marriages for a Richard FLORIDA and I am trying to ascertain whether they are all...

    Started by IvorClucas‎, 04-03-2012 5:48 PM
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  18. Help, pls, trying to find Elcombe book

    Hello all I have some folks form the Shepscombe, Elcombe area and have found reference to a book that was published in 2003. According to reviews, it has lots of interesting local knowledge and history. However, presumably having been self-published in a limited edition, I cannot find it for...

    Started by Mary Anne‎, 26-02-2012 2:08 PM
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    26-02-2012, 3:50 PM Go to last post

    Hello, I have Joseph Curthoys m. Dinah Curthoys at St Michaels in Gloster 3rs Jun 1834, by banns. Can any one help with details of Dinah's family, have not found any other information about before the m. date, except from the censuses! There is a Dinah Curthoys (both Dinahs' were born...

    Started by artscot‎, 19-02-2012 10:39 AM
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  20. Gloucestershire records online

    Looking for ancestors from Gloucestershire from earliest records to about 1830. Interset in the surname HOLDER, given names Benjamin and James. One of my ancestors Benjamin Holder may have married Patience Bruton in the 1760s. Are there online sites I can visit to further my research? Kind...

    Started by clancam‎, 19-02-2012 12:43 AM
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