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  1. Brooks family from Yeovil

    I am trying to trace the Brooks family tree from Yeovil. I have Charles Brooks (1794) (5 generations Great great great grandfather) unknown wife His Son John Brooks (1829) who married a Jane Sudry Their daughter Louisa Jane Brooks (birth unknown) married a Charles Hembrey Their Daughter Amy...

    Started by Rob Talbot‎, 15-06-2019 12:39 PM
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    brooks, family history, hembrey, sudry, yeovil
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    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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    29-01-2019, 6:36 PM Go to last post
  3. Thumbs up PINNEY & GOSNEY Families Chardstock, Crewkerne Somerset

    I am researching the following PINNEY & GOSNEY families and would be happy to hear from anyone who shares my ancestry: George PINNEY and Joan (or Jane)? Robert PINNEY (1673 Chardstock-?) and Mary BOND Robert PINNEY (?) and Mary PEREAN (1701 Chardstock - ?) John PINNEY (1738-?) and Mary ?...

    Started by maggym‎, 11-04-2005 7:32 AM
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    29-01-2019, 3:33 AM Go to last post
  4. Post Emmanuel Blannin. Somerset

    Next on my list of brickwalls is the family of Emmanuel Blannin. He was apparently born in Bristol, Somerset, indicating around the Bedminster area. I want to know who his parents were, but I can't find the parish where he was baptized (ancestry trees say his father was Henry Blannin, but with no...

    Started by NettleBranches‎, 28-11-2018 5:59 PM
    bristol, carmarthenshire, england, somerset, wales
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  5. Census - Locke and Franklin at Bedminster

    Hello .. I'm new to this B-G forum. Can anyone help with my Locke family at Bedminster ? Rachel Harding born 1808 at Llandaff, Glamorgan, married William Locke of St Fagans on 6th May 1827 at St Fagans, Glamorgan. They moved to Bedminster, then Swansea and then back to Bedminster I...

    Started by barratay‎, 13-01-2008 4:15 PM
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  6. Elizabeth Moyes (nee Hill)

    I recently learnt that my 4th great grandmother, Elizabeth Hill, was born in Somerset in 1824. In 1845 she married George Moyes in St Helier, Jersey, and had my 3rd great grandmother, Eliza, before seemingly moving to Canada at some point, where they seem to have had another daughter. I am...

    Started by VelkyAl‎, 23-08-2018 4:10 PM
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  7. Shugar, Shugars or Sugar Charltons area

    Anyone researching this family, names change generation to generation. Some moved to Wales in 1850s then on to USA mining

    Started by petmas‎, 12-08-2018 8:28 AM
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    12-08-2018, 9:48 AM Go to last post
  8. Henry Adams born 1836 Bridgwater.

    Hoping someone can help. Trying to find the birth of Henry Adams who was apparently born in Bridgwater in 1836, the son of Henry Adams and Love Edwards. This info has been taken from his marriage cert in Australia in 1865 when he married Ellen Marie Roach. Henry senior was a soldier - (...

    Started by jeddah‎, 04-06-2018 6:37 AM
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    05-06-2018, 5:29 AM Go to last post
  9. Weston School

    My grandfather Thomas Gethin Simmons was recorded as being a boarder at Weston School in the 1881 census. As he was living in Neath, S Wales at the time, I wonder why he went so far (though not far as the crow flies!) to school. I know of no family connection to Weston. I presume Weston School no...

    Started by Ms Tarfgi‎, 07-01-2009 4:39 PM
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    08-05-2018, 4:28 AM Go to last post
  10. 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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    18-02-2018, 7:22 AM Go to last post
  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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    18-01-2018, 8:36 PM Go to last post
  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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    01-08-2017, 8:16 PM Go to last post
  18. 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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  19. 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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    16-08-2016, 1:26 AM Go to last post
  20. 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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    07-08-2016, 12:12 AM Go to last post

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