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  1. Help with James Adams - Devon

    Hi, Am trying to find out the parents & siblings of my 5x G Grandfather James Adams alongside where James hailed from. The only info I have is that on Sep 30 1773 he married a Jane Heddon (by marr license) in Sampford Spiney. Sometime after the marriage they went & lived in Northlew. Jane I think...

    Started by bethel3‎, 11-03-2008 4:18 PM
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  2. Gely of Devonport

    Have I got the right name? Elizabeth Ward, a widow, married William Linn in Bermondsey in 1840 Her father was transcribed as Peter Gaby, working at the dockhead, but having got nowhere with this name, I looked again and I think the name is Gely From subsequent censuses, she was born in...

    Started by annabel‎, 27-05-2013 11:47 PM
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  3. Thumbs up Hemyock/Culmstock/Sampford Arundel Records

    I forgot to mention that I have access to the bmd on microfiche for Hemyock Devon,the transcribed parish records for Culmstock Devon to 1837 and parish records for Sampford Arundel Somerset to 1837 (although anything prior to 1700 is very faint). If anyone needs a lookup from these areas, let me...

    Started by caliope‎, 28-07-2008 2:07 PM
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  4. SHAW: John Devonshire England

    John Shaw was born b.Nov 8 1824 Devonshire England CDN CENSUS:1881 SHAW John 50 , wife Jane 28, 3kids CDN CENSUS 1891 SHAW John 64, wife Jane 37, 4 kids BIRTH: birth date shows on death register and birthplace of Devonshire England. MARRIAGE: October 1873; John age 42, Jane Calvert...

    Started by shaw.shoo‎, 26-12-2012 5:22 AM
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  5. Mary Ann TONKIN b1815 - Stoke Damerel, Devon

    I seem to have hit a brick wall with Mary Ann Tonkin b 1815. She was baptised 24 Dec 1815 at Stoke Damerel, Devon and her father is shown as William (labourer). She married a John Letcher b1815 St Agnes on 6 October 1838 at St Agnes, Cornwall where her father is shown as William Tonkin (miner). ...

    Started by johnszymala‎, 27-01-2013 7:48 PM
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  6. Which Parish?

    Folks, I have a birth certificate for Emily Rosa Varcoe,1843 in Devonport,Plymouth with an address of 4 Mills Street;using Google maps i find St Aubyn as the nearest church but cannot find it on Hugh Wallis or Devon OPC.This is my first foray into Devon so any assistance is welcomed. Eric

    Started by warncoort‎, 22-01-2013 12:00 PM
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  7. Question Frederick Hurrell HOLBERTON in 1851?

    I am looking for any record of Frederick Hurrell HOLBERTON born about 1820 (one record gives 28/10/1821) possibly in the Totnes area. Possible parents are William HOLBERTON & Elizabeth HARRIS. He emigrated to Qld Australia and settled in Toowoomba. Any suggestions?

    Started by Judy M‎, 22-02-2005 5:41 AM
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    27-01-2013, 11:12 PM Go to last post
  8. Henry Jacka [Jackey] 1851 censsu

    Can you please help me decipher a placename on the 1851 census, please? I have posted an extract from the 1851 census at http://www.kenripper.co.uk/1851.JPG which shows Henry Jacka (shown here as Jackey) living in Deptford, Kent but with a birthplace which looks like Shimley to me. I've not been...

    Started by kenripper‎, 26-01-2013 10:08 PM
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  9. Millbay Barracks, Plymouth

    Has anybody got any information about Millbay Barracks in Plymouth. My ancestor John Lambert (Middleton) was stationed there in 1901. Any help appreciated. Allan

    Started by Aalandjana‎, 14-03-2006 10:36 PM
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  10. Question Tibbs from Teignmouth

    Trying to trace any connections with the name Tibbs mainly from Teignmouth. I can trace as far back as the late 1700's and have found that many of them have several branches. I also know that there are many Tibbs to be found in Australia who emigrated from Exeter. Any info. outthere at all would be...

    Started by sharumeg‎, 12-06-2006 11:10 PM
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    23-01-2013, 7:27 AM Go to last post
  11. Smile John LARK marriage 1832 Tormohun Devon

    Can anyone help please, I would like to find out who John married and any other information re this marriage please. Any help much appreciated

    Started by staunton‎, 21-01-2013 8:34 PM
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  12. Keren Happuch Jennings

    This lady (my husband's 2xgt gran) has baffled me for months ... If I could find her birth I could order her certificate and get the info I need to prove her parents (Samuel & Elizabeth nee Green). She exists in every Census between 1841 & 1901, with various ages and spellings: 1841 -...

    Started by fullscott‎, 24-11-2012 7:12 PM
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  13. stoke damerel marriages

    I found 2 marriages John Reardon - Emma Clayton Dec qtr 1850 and Michael Reardon - Margaret Harris Dec qtr 1843 in Stoke Damerel. I would like to find out more information on these marriages. Can i find these online or have i got to send off for certificates.

    Started by whdsn‎, 09-12-2012 9:34 PM
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  14. Who are you Fanny Tomes?

    Hello everyone Can I have your assistance with the transcription of the above who in the 1851 census for Plymouth Class H0107, Piece 1878, Folio 484, Page 14 is down as Grand Daur of William & Hadassah Webber. This has been on the back burner for a long time since I have nothing on her...

    Started by amg2512‎, 24-10-2012 10:00 AM
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  15. Look up Please.

    Could someone possibly look up the birth &/or Christening of Henry Parminter . 1775 Ilfracombe . I have his marriage to Susan Fleming , . Thank you .

    Started by mags68‎, 09-10-2012 4:45 PM
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  16. Lightbulb Hingston Family Devon England

    I am in procession of Hingston family extracts from Devon County England that go back as far as 1600. I am at this time looking for a home for them on the web, so many more Hingston s may make use of them. I have contact ancestry.com , they said no. I have contacted Devon County Records, they are...

    Started by flo_mcquinn‎, 05-10-2012 12:13 AM
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  17. Trethewey Sisters

    I am having some trouble finding what happened to the four sisters of my great, great Grandmother Eliza Nicholls (nee Trethewey), her sisters were Elizabeth Ann born in 1847 in St Austell, Cornwall, Frances Ann born in 1852 in St Austell, Cornwall, Mary Jane born in 1854 in St Stepen, Cornwall and...

    Started by LilyAllenFan86‎, 29-09-2012 12:58 AM
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  18. Harding Family

    Hi all I have been researching this family for some time now but this is my first attempt at posting on these forums so please be patient with me if I make any mistakes! My 2x g grandfather was Edward Harding born 1833 in Monkleigh, Devon son of Thomas and his 2nd wife Elizabeth nee Hill. ...

    Started by patharding‎, 25-09-2012 3:52 PM
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  19. Death sentence of Mary Axhorn of Devon, 1815

    Death sentence of Mary Axhorn I am presently looking into the Axhorn family of Devon & in searching on the internet I came across a site which listed folk who had committed crimes who were sentenced to death. Amongst these entries was a Mary Axhorn who was sentenced in Lent 1815 in Devon. The...

    Started by Brock‎, 12-09-2012 7:06 PM
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  20. Kingsbridge Railway

    At the moment I am visiting Kingsbridge and staying in Lime Grove. Opposite the house is a wall and tunnel which obviously is some part of the railway. Does anyone have any photographs of the Railway Station that was demolished, or do you know the route the railway took into Kingbridge. It...

    Started by suemalings‎, 09-09-2012 5:58 PM
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    09-09-2012, 8:24 PM Go to last post

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