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  1. Alfred and James BARRETT

    I am stuck trying to find the baptism of James Barrett who married Susannah Frampton in Frome St Quintin, Dorset on 8.2.1835. In the census he says he is from Evershot and that is where they lived. I have failed to find him there. In 14.10.1834 Alfred Barrett of Evershot married Mary Ann Frampton...

    Started by Frampton‎, 03-03-2008 4:29 PM
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  2. Matney Wood

    Can anyone help, I have an ancestor (John Pugsley) who on the 1851 census for Wootton Courtenay, Somerset has a birth (c.1767) place of Matney Wood, Devon - I have tried "googling" but cannot find any reference to this place - does this place exist or is there anywhere that could look like this in...

    Started by Mags S‎, 07-12-2008 3:36 AM
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  3. Smile John Warne & Elizabeth Harris

    Looking for some help on both. They are my gggrandparents. John was born abt 1813 in Mary Tavy,Devon,Calstock,Cornwell. & Elizabeth abt 1816 same place. This info came from 1851 census in Cornwall. Any help with parents & places would be appreciated. Thanks so much. Roger

    Started by rolibarnes‎, 27-02-2006 8:13 PM
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  4. Jeffery - Help Please

    I am trying to find the birth of my Grandmother Sarah Jeffery but not having much luck. Trouble is that from certificates and census I have 5 possible birth years for her, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891. So I thought I would try to find births of her siblings but no luck there either. I have...

    Started by custard_pot‎, 07-07-2009 10:18 PM
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  5. Moved: England to Newfoundland

    Started by Phenmark‎, 04-04-2017 8:09 PM
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  6. Alfred SERLE b btwn 1815/17

    Following on from my other thread I have taken another look at some of the primary evidence. Alfred SERLE was a child of William SERLE and Mary WHITAKER Alfred's occupation is shown also as a Cordwainer. I am unable to make out the name of the street name on the copy that I have. Does Charles...

    Started by Geoff1959‎, 12-02-2017 11:59 AM
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  7. William Nicholls/Devonshire - Ontario Canada

    Trying to connect back to Devonshire for my Nicholls ancestry: -=-=-=-= Generation 1 1. William Nicholls-1 was born about 1775 in Devonshire, England. He died on 17 Jul 1854 in Binbrook, Ontario, Canada. 2. i. George Nicholls, B: 1800 in Devonshire, England, D: 15 Aug 1873 in...

    Started by cwnicholls‎, 12-02-2017 8:46 PM
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  8. Edgar Dewdney 1835-1916

    the online Dictionary of Canadian Biography says that this politician was born Bideford, Devon 5 November 1835 to Charles Dewdney and Fanny, nee Hollingshead. The only baptism record I can see names parents as John & Elizabeth. I can't find a Dewdney / Hollingshead marriage. any thoughts...

    Started by wimsey‎, 23-01-2017 8:33 AM
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  9. Smile More Snippets from the North Devon Journal

    A couple of deaths......... 16.2.1827 On Tuesday, in the Workhouse, Moretonhampstead, where he had been an inhabitant for 44 years, Edward Smale, aged 75. 20.4.1827 Tuesday last, at Teignmouth, at the advanced age of 108 years, Mr Robert Cotton. He retained his intellectual faculties till within...

    Started by AnnB‎, 18-03-2005 7:09 PM
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  10. Question Please help me find Walter Isaac ACLAND and Honor RIDLER

    My great great grandfather was Walter Isaac ACLAND and he married Honor RIDLER. Their daughter, Honor Ann Ridler ACLAND, was born in Tiverton in April 1841. Walter was a carpenter and died in Camberwell, Surrey in 1865 (by accidental death when his neck became caught between two fence...

    Started by Lindad‎, 03-12-2004 9:07 PM
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  11. Pinkstone Families of Tiverton, Devon

    I am looking for information about any Pinkstone families from Tiverton, Devon. I have a small amount of information about individuals and I am trying to connect them together. Some of my Pinkstone female members were lace and net makers. I would be grateful of any help with my Pinkstone...

    Started by Carrie Broadbent‎, 15-01-2006 10:14 AM
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  12. Stockland, Devon, and WW1

    Stockland is a small village in the Blackdown Hills in east Devon (but like its sister village Dalwood, it was once in Dorset)*. The WW1 project is to research and publish info about the men of Stockland who were killed and those who came home - many of them from The Devonshire Regiment. The...

    Started by thewideeyedowl‎, 01-06-2016 10:16 PM
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  13. Western Morning News

    Hello, does any one have access to the Western Morning News covering Oct/Nov/Dec 1965 ? Thanks Graham

    Started by grahamwilk‎, 05-03-2016 4:53 PM
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  14. South Devon Coroners Office

    Hello, I am looking for an inquest / pathology report from the South Devon Coroners Office , oct / nov 1965 that was carried out on a skeleton that was found when work was carried out on Oreston Quay, Plymouth. Where do I look? The Western Morning News reported the skeleton find I believe ,...

    Started by grahamwilk‎, 03-03-2016 7:47 PM
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  15. John Hawker family 1700s

    Can anyone identify this Hawker family for me? John Hawker had two daughters, Mary and Elizabeth. Mary Hawker married John David Ziegel at St.Thomas the Apostle, Exeter on 3 January 1746. They had two daughters, Mary who married Rev.Henry Mugg of Chudleigh, and Elizabeth who married...

    Started by hughar‎, 11-09-2007 4:24 PM
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  16. Harriet Burt nee Cude, Tiverton

    My 3rd G Grandfather John Burt married Harriet Cude in Tiverton; > Groom's Surname: Burt Groom's Forename: John Bride's Surname: Cude Bride's Forename: Harriet Year: 1835 Month: Jun Day: 23 Parish: Tiverton Town Or City: County: Devon Record source: Devon Marriages Data provider: Devon...

    Started by p.mca‎, 19-02-2016 4:17 AM
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  17. Post Silverfox

    My 5th Great Grandmother Ann Davie (or Davey)was I think baptised in Fremington on 15th May 1745, she gave birth to a base son in 1771 - the child George Davey was baptised on April of that year, in Fremington. I clearly do not have the name of father of the child so any thoughts on that would be a...

    Started by Silverfox23‎, 17-01-2016 12:51 PM
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  18. Samuel Hayman

    I am looking for more info on a Samuel Hayman christened 17 March 1728 in Buckfastleigh, Devon, his father was Samuel Hayman. Who was his mother & did he have any siblings? They could possibly be my 6th & 7th great grandfathers.

    Started by Jennifer Wesley‎, 29-05-2015 7:46 PM
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  19. TAPSCOTT research

    Researching all Tapscott families from Devon and Somerset. Please get in touch if you are tracing your Tapscott family. Colleen

    Started by colleen‎, 23-12-2004 2:42 PM
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  20. Post ARNOLD, PENNWELL - Plymouth, England, abt 1865

    My husband's great-grandfather, James ARNOLD or AURNDEL (and a variety of other spellings) arrived in Hawaii from England about 1886. Other than several US census records, a 1902 divorce in Hawaii and a questionable death certificate I don't have much information. He apparently was a...

    Started by xapury82‎, 23-06-2008 9:53 PM
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