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  1. Seeking CAPT Thomas Hewitt, English Civil War

    Family history question. There are many descendents of CAPT Thomas Hewitt/Hewett of Stonington, Connecticut. He seems to have had a coastal trading ship, and died on a voyage. I am wondering if he was in the Parliamentary Navy, and moved to America after Restoration. I think his father was...

    Started by Rhys Howitt‎, 28-07-2017 9:30 PM
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  2. Mareen Duvall

    Hello, I am trying to research Mareen Duvall who came to the Maryland Colony as an indentured servant from England around the 1650's. After he finished his seven years indenture to Colonel William Burgess, he later was able to acquire over 6000 acres of land in Prince Georges and Ann Arundle...

    Started by Darwin Duvall‎, 20-03-2016 7:56 PM
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  3. Question Surname Steel, Hardisty,Robinson, Cheldrey,

    Hi all, I have traced my family back to the 1600s Yorkshire, just wondered how i can find out if any were in the civil war. Surnames Steel, Hardisty,Robinson, Cheldrey,Deighton, Smithson. Areas these people came from Hampswaithe, Killinghall, near Harrogate. Yorkshire Fewston...

    Started by paulbol‎, 02-01-2014 3:17 PM
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  4. Unhappy Tanners

    I'm researching my maiden name of Tanner. This has proven difficult now that it has been traced back to England. I'm trying to find William Tanner who was born around 1660 to a General Francis Tanner b abt 1634. I know this much about William before he arrived in Rhode Island, USA around 1680. ...

    Started by pmccollester‎, 02-04-2011 6:32 PM
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  5. Can anyone identify this person?

    Excerpt from The Scots Magazine 1758 December 13, 1758 At Ham Common, near Kingston, Surrey, aged 90, Mr Robert Paddon, Farmer. His grandfather had an estate of 600 l. a year in Lancashire, and being a zealous Republican, raised a troop of horse at his own expense for Oliver Cromwell, who for...

    Started by nwquinn‎, 12-04-2011 6:03 PM
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  6. Lt Colonel John Gray/Grey

    I am hoping you may be able to help me locate a link with the Grey/Gray family and may be able to help me with my research. I live in Hobart Tasmania and my Grey family settled here in the 1830ís but my interest is with Lt Colonel John Grey who I think may have come from your area and was with...

    Started by Ian Broinowski‎, 05-11-2015 7:12 AM
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  7. You can tell by the names? Huh?

    The book "The History of Banbury: including copious historical and antiquarian notices" says of William Sprigge sr of Banbury: " The Puritanical principles of the father may be gues'sed from the Scriptural names which he gave to some of his children, namely, Joshua, Rebecca, Hester, Caleb, Seth,...

    Started by charlie64‎, 17-06-2015 12:44 AM
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  8. ?Book recommendation - Eng Civil wars?

    Looking over this part of the forums I see that there are lots of good books about the English Civil Wars. I need a recommendation for a particular type. I want to find a book that looks at the politics, religion, culture, and economics that led up to the break. I am not too interested in the...

    Started by charlie64‎, 09-06-2015 12:05 AM
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  9. Capt. Valentine KNIGHT

    Trying to find any info on Capt Valentine Knight, he was in the Earl of Northampton's Regiment of Horse and was garrisoned at Banbury at some stage. Not sure if he was the same man who submitted plans for the rebuilding of City after the Great Fire 1666, apparently Charles II had him arrested and...

    Started by lutonjac‎, 20-12-2012 12:21 PM
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  10. Question Lost Ancestor - Parlimentariam or Royalist

    I am trying to understand the social context and life of my ancestors during the Civil War. On the birth entry in 1643 for Matthew DYBNEY one of my 8 X Great Grandfathers, it states his mother as Anne DYBNEY (alias PALMER) there is no mention of his father but am assuming he may have been part of...

    Started by Nick Brown‎, 27-02-2006 7:44 PM
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  11. Info on the civil war

    I have an ancestor whom I believe was I believe active in the civil war. He came from Worfield near Bridgnorth and I was wondering where I could get more information from and if there was any literature that would give some idea of the life of the average person/

    Started by Zen Rabbit‎, 20-06-2011 7:31 PM
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  12. Index to Worcestershire Fines

    I don't know if this is new to anyone: An Index to Worcestershire Fines 1649 to 1714. I doubt any of my relatives are mentioned (not being land owners) but I'm hoping it can help someone else. :) http://www. archive.org/details/indextoworcester00grearich

    Started by t@nya‎, 18-10-2011 11:46 AM
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  13. Question Col. John Hutchinson, Owthorpe

    I am interested in finding descendants of Col. John Hutchinson, d. 1644 of Owthorpe, if any exist. If not I am also interested in finding descendants of the Hutchinson House of Owthorpe Any suggestions are appreciated. Roy

    Started by royhutch‎, 16-10-2004 4:54 PM
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  14. Youngest Soldier in the English Civil War

    What was the youngest age that a soldier could be in the English civil war? And was there conscription at that that time or was it all voluntrary enlistment during this war? Robsnicta

    Started by robsnicta‎, 08-07-2011 8:55 PM
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  15. Seth Stanton civil war soldier?

    I have a possible ancestor, Seth Stanton, whom I believe was involved in the civil war. He hails from Worfield where he was born in 1611, there are two births where he is the father Jane Stanton in 1642 and George in 1647 (my ancestor?) both seem to fall neatly between civil war activity which...

    Started by Zen Rabbit‎, 11-09-2010 2:11 PM
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  16. Major General John Disbrowe

    Hi everyone, I thought i would introduce myself as i am new to posting here, my name is Josh Howes and am interested mainly in the great war but as you see i have taken a new interest in the civil war. My reason for posting is that i am a pretty direct descendent of MAJOR GENERAL JOHN...

    Started by Donnie‎, 27-04-2007 7:43 PM
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  17. Captain Andrew Ruddock

    Attempting to contact any descendant of Capt. Andrew Ruddock (also spelled Ruddocke) who was a member of the Parliamentary Army and retired to Wallstown, County Cork Ireland circa 1660.

    Started by lruddick‎, 07-01-2010 6:32 PM
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  18. captain william cosh cromwells army

    there appear two be 2 coshes involved in the war parlimentry house of lords journalvol 7 16 july 1645 massing berd & mr cosh with sam booth shall have a pass to france with 3 horses house of commons journal vol 7 20 january wm cosh captain this was his commision he also got married at st...

    Started by davecosh‎, 25-08-2006 9:36 AM
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  19. King Charles I & Henrietta Maria

    Hello For any fellow civil war enthusiasts out there - I have recently written an article about the royal couple if anyone is interested in finding out more about them. Passionate Love in a Heartless War Examines the love between King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria during marriage, the...

    Started by Most Deadly‎, 23-09-2009 7:04 PM
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  20. 1641 - New Historical Novel Feedback

    Hi I have just published my first book. To me, family history and national history go hand in hand. To fully experience the events that our ancestors lived through helped me appreciate more about their lives. I researched my family back to the English Civil War, but if you are not sure how...

    Started by Most Deadly‎, 02-05-2009 10:28 PM
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