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  1. GREENLANDS:Frome

    My GGGrandfather, Thomas Francis GREENLAND was born in Frome in 1828 and married Mary Ann MOODEY in 1851 at Frome Parish Church. They later moved to Box in Wiltshire where my GGrandfather George Flower GREENLAND was born in 1861. Thomas F was a stonemason and by the time of the 1881 census he...

    Started by andrewwebb‎, 12-03-2005 10:56 AM
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  2. Smile Father of John Sage born West Harptree

    I have had John Sage's (born West Harptree 12 Aug 1843) listed as Richard Sage (born 11 June 1815 Pensford) for quite awhile. However, a relative in Wales has sent a marriage entry for John Sage and Jane Fricker showing his father as William Sage. Although I have tried I only show William as a...

    Started by bsage760‎, 18-02-2018 12:48 AM
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  3. Smile Thomas Hunt marries Mary Jane Hardwick

    Hi Everyone, I wonder if anyone can help me with my conundrum. With my search for the Brooks family, Marylebone, Middlesex and George William Bickerton Brooks, I have not been able to further my research, as I now have a problem I'm unable so solve and hope, someone out there can help. Jane...

    Started by Rochoy‎, 15-02-2018 4:21 PM
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  4. Any chance finding this name? : TOOZE

    This is a bit of a strange request and I'm kind of hoping someone can help... My great grand mother "Frances Jane Tooze" born around 1880 married a "Frederick Dixon" (born around 1873) in 1900(ish), in Bath, Somerset. My mum is desparate to find out more about Frances Jane Tooze, and all we...

    Started by everton_fc‎, 22-01-2008 10:08 AM
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  5. Pearce/pierce Ston Easton

    On census returns my PEARCE/PIERCE family give their place of birth as STON EASTON. I have had no success in tracing these births (c1847). Can anybody tell me if they would have come under the district of Bath, or tell me where I can find this info. Many thanks

    Started by eldoop‎, 27-01-2006 5:54 PM
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  6. Smile CHIDGEY family in Somerset

    Hello all, I am a newcomer to this site, but have requested info. on various other sites with regards to this name - to little avail! The family I am interested in lived at 'shells', a cottage which was and still is in the area of Washford Cross. My ancestor Robert Chidgey, lived there from...

    Started by topaz‎, 26-01-2005 10:18 PM
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  7. surname Fido in Bristol city

    Hope I am in the right county, hopefully. I have a copy of a birth registration 1/3/1878 for Hannah Sabrina (Sabina) born to Mary Fido formerly Griffiths and George Fido. I am wondering if anyone has any other information regarding this family. Thank you, and merry Christmas to all.

    Started by JandL‎, 20-12-2017 4:09 AM
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  8. Targett/Target

    Would like to hear from anyone researching or have ties to the Targett/Target families living in the Ashwick, Binegar and Emborough area of Somerset from early 1800's on. Some related surnames are: Chapman, Kerton, Young, and Selway also in the same area. Janet Satterfield

    Started by raljan‎, 27-11-2004 3:50 AM
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  9. Researching Shore, Eames, Lovell

    Hi. My first post and I am looking for anyone connected to the Eames, Sohres or Lovells of Somerset. I have done some quite extensive research and my family are from around Ilminster, chardstock, Upwey and places in between. Interested to see if I can connect up with anyone?i am struggling to get...

    Started by Coningham‎, 01-08-2017 3:35 PM
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  10. Russell, James, Schoolmaster born Othery

    Hello folks, I am seeking more information about James Russell, born in Othery, Somerset in 1846. In 1875-76 he had a "gentlemen's school" in Bridgewater, SOM, called Lonsdale House. In the 1881 Census he was the schoolmaster of Silesia College, Belle Hill, Shipping Barnet, Hertford. The...

    Started by Lenore‎, 27-12-2005 3:38 AM
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  11. Looking for records William Phelps

    Not sure how to go about this or where this post needs to go, but I'm looking for some info on the William Phelps immigrant from Crewkerne who came to the United States in 1630. There is little record on him in the U.K. other than that he was good friends with John Warham and a member of his...

    Started by abp429‎, 16-08-2016 1:13 AM
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  12. John Hill Walter - born 1781

    Hi! I'm searching for any information at all about John Hill Walter, my 5x g-grandfather. Bapt 12.7.1781, parish of St Andrew, Holborn, London. Buried 22.8.1816 in Combe, St Nicholas, Somerset (burial record states he shot himself in a fit of lunacy). He was the son of George Walter. John Hill...

    Started by missmandyjane‎, 06-08-2016 7:11 AM
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  13. John George of Bath

    John George was a builder/carpenter with interests in several properties in Bath. (Plenty of leases referred to in the Bath RO online catalogue) In his will of 1814 he made bequests to: Firstly: his 3 nephews and 2 neices, children of his brother William, 100 each Then: Daniel Hillier(?) of...

    Started by lesleys‎, 30-06-2009 5:33 PM
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  14. William Whitehouse - 1821 Bath, Somerset

    Hi everyone; this is my first post! I am looking for some information on a long past relative of mine - William Whitehouse - so that I can continue to trace down our family line. Here is what I know, all based off of online research so years may be slightly off: - William Whitehouse was born in...

    Started by Wolverine063‎, 13-07-2016 6:00 PM
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  15. Brooks and Bryant families Nailsea 19th centu

    I have long history of son of Martha Bryant, died 1892,buried Nailsea. I have names of her 7 children. One was Samuel. He went to Aust. 1860. Before marriage she was a Brooks of Glassmakers, Nailsea. Would be pleased for any more details, and supply more if another researcher wants. di

    Started by dian‎, 05-07-2013 3:25 AM
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  16. Shirt Making in Taunton - Somerset

    Hi, I am hoping that somebody can point me in the right direction for Shirt Making in Taunton in the late 1800's. In the 1891 census a good 40 to 50% of the inhabitants of the town seem to have been involved in the shirt making process, although information on the factories seems to be...

    Started by stevenpenny‎, 31-03-2010 11:23 AM
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  17. YMCA in Midsomer Norton

    Did YMCA ever have a base in Midsomer Norton? If so where was it located (address)?

    Started by radstockjeff‎, 08-02-2016 5:59 PM
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  18. Red face Sperring family in Burnham, Somerset

    Hi all. I am researching my grandmother, possibly a Florence Jane Sperring, born in 1890 in Burnham, Somerset (FreeBMD Index and 1891 and 1901 Censuses). And her brother , A William (John) Sperring, born in 1888 in Weston-super-mare, Somerset. It is believed that this William Sperring joined the...

    Started by davidharrison11‎, 18-01-2016 1:06 AM
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  19. Mendip Legion

    Hi All, I have a copy of a document promoting my 4th great grandfather, John Hancock (Somerset), to Ensign in the Western Regiment of the Mendip Legion. Its dated 1804 and Francis Edward Whalley was Lieutenant Colonel Commandant. It is signed Poulett (John Earl Poulett). I can't seem to find...

    Started by AllGood65‎, 15-01-2016 6:11 PM
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  20. George William Bickerton Brooks

    Hi all Please could someone help me. I have a George William Bickerton Brooks born about August 1880, his death notice says Somerset, England to GEORGE WILLIAM BICKERTON BROOKS and MARY JANE HARDWICK. He was with the Cape Police, South Africa, during the Boer War. I have not been able...

    Started by Rochoy‎, 27-12-2014 11:09 AM
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