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  1. Talking Colenutts of the Isle of Wight

    I have done extensive research into the Colenutt family of the Isle of Wight. If anyone wants any info please send me a PM and I'll see if I can help you. Wendy

    Started by wendypusey‎, 16-06-2007 12:18 PM
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  2. Tutton

    does anyone know of the family Tutton Hope Road Shanklin Isle of wight 1890's nancyt

    Started by nancyt‎, 15-05-2009 9:17 PM
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  3. O'Connor

    Thomas O'Connor born 1837 Johanna Bowen (or Bohan) born 1837 Seeking any info re records of birth, marriage or records of birth for children of this union, one is known, Patrick O'Connor born 1854-1858

    Started by kellyo‎, 27-12-2016 5:09 AM
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  4. Agnes Elizabeth Page Mew IOW

    I retired in 2011 and I am looking for information about my fatherís mother. I think she was born Agnes Elizabeth Page Mew 24th March 1887 on the Isle of Wight. Her birth certificate shows her mother as Elizabeth Mew formerly Young, no father was listed. I think she may have been Ďadoptedí by John...

    Started by jthomo‎, 06-08-2016 10:34 AM
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  5. COTTON family history

    If you are researching Cotton family history, contact Ross Cotton, the Guild of One-Name Studies member specialising in Cotton family history research. He may have records of your Cotton ancestors, but if not would like to assist with any research you are doing. Currently he is researching...

    Started by wilydemon‎, 02-08-2008 4:48 PM
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  6. ROACH - Whippingham, Isle of Wight

    Looking for siblings of Thomas Roach bn c1814 at Whippingham. His parents were James Roach and Sarah Robinson, James was also born in the IOW, not sure about Sarah. The IOW FHS have been very helpful and have a great website, but they have nothing on line for BMD before 1837. He's not on the IGI...

    Started by racing girl‎, 22-08-2008 8:18 PM
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  7. Steward - running Post Office in 1930s

    Hi, I am doing a search on a Grand-Uncle. I found a photograph in my parents' effects. The photograph's underside had been written upon. His last name was Steward, first name unknown, his exact location unknown. In the 1930s he was on the Isle of Wight running a Post Office with his wife. ...

    Started by stewgm‎, 25-11-2015 3:00 PM
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  8. HARVEY from IOW

    Do these families belong to you!! I recently found these gravestones in a pioneer cemetery near Chatham in Southern Ontario. In memory of / WILLIAM WHITE/ a native of Kent, Eng/ who departed this life/ March 22 1850/ in the 70 year of his age In memory of/ HANNNAH/ wife of William...

    Started by tedwht‎, 02-12-2004 2:51 PM
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  9. Ryde Social Heritage Group

    The Ryde Social Heritage Group has a very useful graves database - search by surname: http://rshg.org.uk/index.asp. Admittedly it covers just a small area of the Isle of Wight, but if you find a grave there you will also get info about the graveyard, a map, the plot number etc; plus, a...

    Started by thewideeyedowl‎, 23-01-2015 3:23 PM
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  10. Who was the mother of Barnabas Downer?

    Barnabas must have been born about 1817-1820. No record of his baptism has yet been found. (I have searched the IGI.) When he married in November 1841, he was stated to be 'Full age', i.e. over 21. The ages given in the census returns from 1841-1901, indicate that he was born between...

    Started by thewideeyedowl‎, 28-08-2014 11:35 AM
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  11. ROSETTA HAYTER nee DAISH, Isle of Wight

    ROSETTA DAISH was born in the early/mid 1850s, on the Isle of Wight (or just across the water in Hampshire or Dorset). In about 1877, she married WILLIAM HAYTER and their first child, Annie Louisa, was born in 1878. Annie Louisa is my husband's paternal grandmother, which makes William and...

    Started by thewideeyedowl‎, 20-02-2013 9:15 PM
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  12. WW1 Military Cemetery

    Hi Folks I'm looking for some local insight please. I'm trying to trace the final resting place of a John Walter Bott who is commemorated on our village War Memorial (Ibstock, Leicestershire), unfortunaetly there is no record on the Commonwealth War Graves. FreeBMD has an entry for the...

    Started by The Tank‎, 18-04-2013 7:49 PM
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  13. Post Thomas Walker 1838/9-1862

    Hi. I am searching for information relating to a Thomas Walker b. 1838/9. He went to live in America and settled in Darien,McIntosh County,Georgia. He married a lady named Sarah Doyle in 1859. He enlisted with the confederates,Company M,26th Infantry Regiment, Georgia, 13th Aug 1861 and died 18th...

    Started by Janette1169‎, 17-05-2012 3:42 PM
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  14. Garraway or Wright, Dunfermline or IOW ?

    Iím needing some help here, but the story is not a short one. Richard Garraway was a soldier in the New Zealand Army during the First World War. I know what happened to him, but would like to learn his heritage. I have been chewing away at this for about 8 yrs. I have his war records, but more...

    Started by eNZedFred‎, 28-03-2012 11:02 AM
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  15. Unhappy Frederick George Reed of Arctic Road Cowes

    Hi, Can anyone assist with finding Debtors/Bankruptcy Proceedings for Frederick George Reed who was living in Cowes, Isle of Wight during the period 1918-1922? Who did he owe the money to, how much was the debt. Who paid the debt off? Any help would be most appreciated. This is my...

    Started by minack‎, 16-03-2012 9:10 AM
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  16. William Hooker born circa 1844

    Hi, I am struggling to find the birth record of the following: William Hooker Born circa 1844, Married to Lucy Bird in 1868. According to the 1871 census he was born on hte Isle of Wight. RG10 Piece 666Folio 128 Page 20 refers. Any assistance would be appreciated.

    Started by Iain‎, 08-02-2012 9:45 PM
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  17. Jolliffe Family

    I am seeking anyone with Jolliffe Family interests, particularly Jeremiah of Carisbrooke and Tovey, his brother later of Warwickshire. If anyone has any info on these people I would be very grateful. Ta Mick Perry (Western Australia)

    Started by perrymg1953‎, 08-02-2008 1:46 PM
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  18. 1891 and 1901 Help

    This couple don't seem to want to be found, if anyone can help locate them it would be much appreciated. Alice Cheverton born 1855 Isle of Wight married John James Williams in 1884 Isle of Wight. They had a son Walter John in 1885 Isle of Wight. The nearest sighting of a Walter John...

    Started by ewan‎, 15-03-2011 9:55 AM
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  19. Abraham & Joseph got lost in 1881

    Joseph Colenutt (Colenett, Colnutt & a few other variations) was born Sep Q 1849 in Niton, son of Abraham Colenutt and Ann Wells. I have them in 1851,61,71, 91 always in Niton, IOW, and both men were carpenters. Where was he hiding in 1881? Hardly likely to be on a world cruise, but definitely...

    Started by Sandra Parker‎, 19-03-2011 7:10 AM
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  20. ELDRIDGE family from NITON,Isle of Wight

    I'm starting to trace my maternal grandfather's history. He was Frank John? Eldridge born at Niton IoW in about 1846. He was one of 12? children of John Eldridge of Niton, joined the Gloucesters and served in India (probably 1870s +). He later moved to Malta, where he was a civilian in the Army Pay...

    Started by wjebill‎, 20-01-2011 4:28 PM
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