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Kirtling ... Little Downham
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NASH James c 1700 - ? - (Kirtling - Cambridgeshire)
James Nash first appears in my family tree baptising two children in Kirtling - Sarah (1728) and Hannah (1730)with his wife hannah, and thereafter they disappear, so I am seeking help in identifying his baptism his marriage and burial and his wife's burial. His daughter Sarah married in Kirtling in 1748 to Thomas Tweed and thereafter moved to Cheveley
Family Surnames: Nash
Galley Family - (Kirtling - Cambridgeshire)
William Galley, born 1813 in Balsham, Cambridgeshire. He married a Mary Ann Hazelwood on 16th May 1834 at Kirtling Cambs and, in the 1841 Census had 4 children Eliza (7), Louisa (7),William (3) and Daniel (1) Would appreciate any info on any of the family. Many thanks
Family Surnames: Galley, Hazelwood
Bachelor's Hall Farm - (Kirtling - Cambridgeshire)
Looking for information on Bchelor's Hall Farm in Kirtling from 1870's. The Claydon family lived here from sometime to prior to the 1881 census. In 1881 Thomas and Mary (nee Rowlinson) lived with their family at Bachelor's Hall. They had married in Withersfield around 1848 and then lived at Burrough Green in Cambridge where most of their 18 children were born. The youngest of their children, Florence Bertha, was born in Kirtling in 1874. My great-grandfather, William was their oldest son and he was born in Withersfield and as far as I know never lived at Bachelor's Hall having moved to work in London as a horse-tram driver in the 1860's. The Claydon family continued to live at Bachelor's Hall until Thomas died and his wife Mary took over the farm. One of Thomas' sons Joshua and his daughter, another Mary were still living at home with their mother during the 1891 census. If anyone has any information or photos of Bachelor's Hall Farm at this time or any information about any of the Claydon family I would love to hear from you.
Family Surnames: Claydon
SYMONDS Kirtling - (Kirtling Green - Cambridgeshire)
I am interested in the Symonds family who were in Kirtling late 1800s/ early 1900s In particular descendants of Thomas and Caroline Symonds and their daughter Phoebe
Family Surnames: Symonds
Miller / Green - (Landbeach - Cambridgeshire)
I'm searching ancestors & decendants of William MILLER (b 1833 Landbeach, d 16 Oct 1922 Unknown location. Father James MILLER) and his wife Mary Ann GREEN (b 24 Apr 1833 Landbeach, d 28 Nov 1901 Unknown location. Father William GREEN). They married 3 May 1854 in Chesterton Cambs, and emigrated to NSW Australia I believe sometime before 1855/56, but definately before 1863 as their daughter Mary Ann was born in Australia in 1863. They had 10 children: William John (1855-1856), John (1856-?), James (1858-1903), William (1861-?), Mary Ann (1863-1942), Joseph (1866-?), Sarah Jane (1868-1877), Rebecca (1870-?), David (1873-1874), and stillborn female (1878). If anyone can provide any more info, please contact me! (also see LITTLEFIELD / MILLER under Droxford, Hampshire)
Family Surnames: Miller Green
Cooper in Landbeach - (Landbeach - Cambridgeshire)
Looking for descendents of Benjamin Waldock Cooper and wife Ann Rowell
Family Surnames: Cooper Rowell
Brooks - (Landbeach - Cambridgeshire)
Aussie family descended from Ann or Annie Brooks, b.c. 1847; & Walter Wright, married 1874 Landbeach.Parents John & Judith.After marriage family lived Paddington, Chelsea & Fulham. Son Percy George & family emigrated to Australia 1909.Only info known at present is from Censuses and marriage cert. Any info on family appreciated.
Family Surnames: Brooks, Wright
Landwade St Nicholas - (Landwade - Cambridgeshire / Suffolk)
Seeking any information on the Blythe family living at Landwade at the end of the 19th/ beginning of the 20th century at Mill Cottages or about Landwade itself.
Family Surnames: Blythe
Cotton Family of Landwade, Suffolk - (Landwade - Cambridgeshire / Suffolk)
Seeking information on any descendants of the Cotton family that lived in Landwade Manor from about 1428 to 1850. The last Cottons to own/occupy Landwade Manor were as follows: Sir John Cotton MP for Cambridgeshire between 1764 and 1780. His son, Admiral Sir Charles Cotton (d1812) and finally Sir St. Vincent Cotton and his brother Alexander Cotton (b 1804) who sold Landwade Manor in 1854 when the Cotton family association with the manor and the parish ended. Seeking male descendants with Cotton name from this line to participate in a DNA study of the Cotton Family.
Family Surnames: Cotton
Stubbings - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
Michael Stubbings and before him Brton Stubbings were in this area. Do you have any knowledge of these people -there in 1881
Family Surnames: Stubbings
Holland - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
I am looking for any information on Robert and Caroline Holland (Both born in Norfolk and then married in Wisbech) there children: Robert, Johnathan, William, Charles, Sarh A, where born in Leverington 1852-1865
Family Surnames: Holland
Tegerdine (s) - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
Interested in any and all tegerdines born arround this area. In particular, exact addresses and relationships, families and census data
Family Surnames: Tegerdine Tiggerdine Tiggardine Tigerdine
WEST FAMILY - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
Richard West married Alice Ward 1800, Leverington. Children Caroline born 1801, William born 1803, Sarah born 1806, John born 1808, Rachel born 1811 and William born 1815. Any information about this family would be greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: West
Bridget Berry - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
I have traced my female line back to Bridget Berry, who married Jeremiah Hills in Leverington in 1768. Their daughter Martha Hills married John Aney in 1795, and their daughter Susanna Aney married Thomas Smith in 1818. Does anyone have any more information on these families? 'm having trouble getting further back than Bridget. Jeremiah died in 1772 and Bridget Hills later married a Mr Bell.
Family Surnames: Berry, Hills, Aney, Smith, Bell
Pratt - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
looking for details of the wife of Charles Pratt DOB1799 and last known as living in Leverington at the time of the 1881 census with his daughter Ann and grand children Charles, Eliza and Edith.
Family Surnames: Pratt Brown
Thomas Smith - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
I'm looking for any information on Thomas (1792-1873) and Susanna (1796-?) Smith and their daughter Sarah (1821-1870), who married William Sallabank in Wisbech in 1850. Susanna was born in Leverington, Thomas in Chatteris, Sarah in Spalding. I have Sarah and Susanna's mitochondrial DNA, and I would like to trace Susanna's ancestors.
Family Surnames: Smith
WISE - William b 1813 - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
I am looking for the WISE family. William WISE b1813 in Leverington married Charlotte LEE in 1838 in Holbeach in Lincolnshire , but all children born in Leverington . Elizabeth b 1839, Jane b 1840, Charlotte b 1841, John b 1843, Sarah b 1846, William b 1848 Mary b 1853 (Married John William MARSHALL and lived in Ashton under Lyne ) and Isaac b 1854) Any descendents still in the area?
Family Surnames: Wise Lee Marshall
Scrimshaws - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
I have traced my ancestry back to the village of Leverington and would welcome contact from any others with information on this family - of particular interest is a William Scrimshaw born about 1838, who on his marriage certificate gives his father as John Scrimshaw (a farmer), and its possible he is the William found in the 1841 census aged 3 living with a lady called Eliz Scrimshaw (aged about 20 - school teacher) and a Harriet Scrimshaw aged 4 and a Sarah Jane Scrimshaw aged 12. In 1851, I believe this William is living with George & Charlotte Scrimshaw and is given as their nephew - and remains with them in the 1861 census and then he marries Sarah Ann Merrikin and in 1871 census is in Clenchwarton area and then from 1881 census he is living in Gedney, Lincolnshire. Any help would be very much appreciated
OSBORN - Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen, Norfolk - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
Thomas Osborn married Elizabeth Stalham 27 May 1811, Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen, Norfolk. First child (we think) Richard born April/May 1811 married Maria Selby 19 April 1836, Leverington, Cambridgeshire, England. Second child Thomas born November 1812, Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen, Norfolk. Richard and Maria settled in Australia in 1853. Any information regarding Thomas born 1812 and his parents would be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Osborn
Foster/Hawkins families - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
Is there anyone researching the families of FOSTER and HAWKINS? My gt grandmother, Alice Hawkins was born in Leverington in 1847, wife of John Thomas Foster b. 1844 Guyhirn. I'd be interested to hear from anyone interested in these two families.
Family Surnames: Foster, Hawkins
Louis Anderson born about 1821 - (Leverington - Cambridgeshire)
Any information on this ancestor of mine. He married Mary A. Hitchen from Leverington in 1854, and a son (Robert) was born in the same year. There seems to be confusion about Louis surname which may also have been Hitchen. Thanks
Family Surnames: Anderson
Stubbings - (Leverington Common - Cambridgeshire)
Michael Stubbings and before him Brton Stubbings were in this area. Do you have any knowledge of these people -there in 1881
Family Surnames: Stubbings
James Strange B 1811/12 - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
james strange b linton 1811/12 married Ann ? could be Wallen but have not seen this name myself.
Family Surnames: Strange
ROWLERSON/RAWLINSON - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
JOHN RAWLINSON m. ELIZABETH PAMENTER in 1801 & one of their sons - THOMAS b. 1804 moved to Hackney & m. ELIZA BASSETT. They had several children of whom GEORGE was one. he m. HARRIET CLARK WATKINS in Islington in 1869. BERTIE ROWLERSON was one of their children and he m. CLARA FLORENCE HOWARD (my grandparents).
Family Surnames: Rowlerson Or Rawlinson
rowlinson/churchman - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
reuben churchman and Sarah rowlinson lived at 20 high street linton in the 1940/50s any info?
Family Surnames: Rowlinson/Churchman
Sarah Louisa Dawson - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
Looking for information on identity of her REAL father. Sarah b. 1849 in Linton Cambs. Mother Hannah Dawson b. 1825 Kings Lynn - who worked as seamstress with Prince of Wales household etc in Sandringham house. Sarah married Alfred Oldfield from Manor Farm Grimston Norfolk on 19.4.1871
Family Surnames: Dawson, Oldfield
Hall Family - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
If anyone has info on the HALL family from Linton, Cambridgeshire. David Hall (my great great grandfather) borm circa 1942 and married a Jane (surname unknown). Had several children: Ann, Marh, Julie, Charles Joshua (my great grandfather who married Amelia Bertha Miller), Kate, Major, Walter and Ada. They were all born in Linton. Any info greatly appreciated
Family Surnames: Hall
Susannah KING bapt 27 Feb. 1757 Haverhill, dau. of George KING & Elizabeth nee PURKIS married 4 Nov. 1779 Robert ADCOCK of Linton and West Wickham. Susannah died in 1823 and there is a PCC will. I descend from Susannah's brother, William of Haverhill, who married Hannah WAKELING. through their daughter Mary Ann.William & Hannah had a daughter Caoline KING bapt. at Linton 25 Oct. 1810, buried at West Wratting, "of Linton" 21 Mar. 1814. William KING had died the previous year, and in her widowhood Hannah kept a school ( of which we have a photograph), at Linton The house was still standing in 1998. KJI
Family Surnames: King Adcock Squire Woodward Green Holme Hart Weston Burrows Martin
ADCOCK HART - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
John ADCOCK, the 3rd child of Susannah (nee KING) and Robert ADCOCK was bapt. 17 Oct. 1784 at Linton, and married at Linton 11 Jan. 1825 Susanna HART who had been b 27 Feb. 1797 and died 4 Mar. 1878, being bur. at Linton. Their eldest was a dau. Susanna/Anna ADCOCK b. 28 Feb. 1825. She was an assistant to her younger sister Louisa ADCOCK in the Ladies Boarding School she operated in Linton. Louisa was the 2nd child and born 15 April 1830. Both sisters are believed to have been spinsters. Robert ADCOCK born 28 Nov. 1835 was the 3rd child. He is believed to have had a son, Robert ADCOCK who lived at Hildersheim, Bracondale, Norwich.He is believed to have been a conmmercial traveller for Colman Mustard & Starch in the 1881 Census. The 4th child was John King ADCOCK, b. 2 June 1841 and buried 30 April 1842. KJI
Family Surnames: Adcock Hart
ADCOCK WESTON - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
Elizabeth ADCOCK b. 28 Nov. 1786 was the 4th child of Susannah (nee KING) and Robert ADCOCK. She married 1 Dec. 1807 Daniel WESTON of St Botolph, Aldgate, London, and of The Minories, City of London, Linen Draper. They had no issue. Elizabeth's interesting will was proved 1866. KJI
Family Surnames: Adcock Weston
ADCOCK BURROWS KING - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
The 5th child of Susannah (nee KING) and Robert ADCOCK was George King ADCOCK, born 13 June 1790, bapt. July 1790 and bur. 14 Jan. 1791. Their 6th child was Priscilla Mary ADCOCK born 23 Sept. 1794, bapt. 22 Apr. 1795 at Linton, married William BURROWS of Saffron Walden, brewer on 9 Sept. 1828 in London. Their children were Elizabeth Weston BURROWS, George King BURROWS Priscilla BURROWS and Algernon BURROWS. KJI
Family Surnames: Adcock Burrows King
ADCOCK MARTIN KING - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
The 7th and final child of Susannah (nee KING) & Robert ADCOCK was Harriet ADCOCK, born 1800 in Linton (died 1892) She married 2 June 1829 Henry MARTIN (..."married with great splendour, Dr MARTIN gave Henry away...they had two postchaises to carry them to the church...".."It was a fine day..." Barnabus WEBB, 1760-1846, Diarist of the Haverhill area.) Their children were:- Harriet MARTIN, Frances Elizabeth MARTIN, Mary Ann MARTIN, Mary Ann MARTIN, Henrietta MARTIN, Henry John MARTIN. All received bequest in their Aunt Susannah ADCOCK's Will, 1868 Archdeaconry Court of Sudbury Ref. 6.534
Family Surnames: Adcock Martin King
ADCOCK KING SQUIRE GREEN HOLME - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
The 2nd child of Susannah (nee KING) & Robert ADCOCK was Robert ADCOCK, born 5 Mar, 1783, bapt. April at Linton. He was a Widower aged 68, a farmer, in the 1851 Census, nd died 1854 at Saffron Walden. He had 3 known daughters:-Harriet ADCOCK married Thomas GREEN, Grocer; Emma married 11 July 1838 Richard SQUIRE of Nosterfield End, (..."in high style at the Quaker Meeting House. There were 6 or 8 carriages..." Barnabus WEBB 1760-1846, the Diarist of the Haverhill area";) Priscilla ADCOCK married ...HOLME. All 3 received bequests from their Aunts Susannah ADCOCK d. 1868 Will (Archdeaconry Court of Sudbury Ref. 6.534 & Elizabeth WESTON nee ADCOCK, no issue.Will proved 1866.KJI
Family Surnames: Adcock King Squire Green Holme
NORDEN/LOFTS/PILGRIM - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
My GG Grandmother Julia Norden was born in LINTON in 1864. Her father Christopher was the son of Richard Norden (1807), a blacksmith in the village. His father William (1780) married Mary LOFTS (1776). Her parents were William Lofts and Ann PILGRIM (1752). The names Norden/Lofts and Pilgrim often appear in Linton. Does anyone have any information about any of these families? Your help would be much appreciated. Terry
Family Surnames: Norden, Lofts,Pilgrim
aubrey cottage - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
looking for information on my grandfather aubrey cottage he was a signal man in linton around 1950s thats all we know so any information would help
Family Surnames: Cottage
DAY - James B. - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
Researching JAMES B DAY(e) born c 1806, a free settler, who migrated to the Swan River Colony ( Western Australia) aboard the "Eliza", arriving in Rockingham on 3rd March 1831. Married SARAH ANNE CHEATHAM and two sons were born, JAMES JOHN(died as infant) and WILLIAM HENRY ROBERT who married SUSAN HYMUS. Her father was FREDERICK HYMUS and also came from Cambridgeshire.
Family Surnames: Day / Hymus / Cheatham
Rowlingson/Rowlerson/Rowlinson - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
I am researching the names Rowlingson/Lofts/Moss/Hinkins from the Linton, Cambridgeshire and Hadstock, Essex areas. I would love to find others researching in the same area.
Family Surnames: Rowlingson, Rowlerson, Rowlinson, Rawlinson, Lofts, Hinkins, Moss
Marsh - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
Willian Marsh b c 1845 Linton, married Caroline Richardson
Family Surnames: Marsh
HISTORY OF LINTON PRIMARY SCHOOL - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
Wishing to find children's records from 1911 - 1916 at Linton Primary School
Family Surnames: Browne
BROWNE - (Linton - Cambridgeshire)
Billy and Harry Browne, in 1911/12 left Belfast for Linton, and stayed with a family named Lambert. They were 6 and 4 years respectively. They attended the local Primary School. Can anyone give me any information about these two boys. Thank you.
Family Surnames: Browne
Litlington - (Litlington - Cambridgeshire)
David Law married Susannah Winter in the village in 1848 and had George and Walter. Walter came to Australia in 1878.
Family Surnames: Law Winter
Hutcherson - (Litlington - Cambridgeshire)
Looking for Hutcherson name in and around Litlington, Cambs. Family known to have originated here in the 1700's
Family Surnames: Hutcherson
Harper Benjamin - (Litlington - Cambridgeshire)
Hi all, I am trying to find out any information I can on Benjamin Harper b.19.10.1757 in Litlington Cambridgeshire. In particular I am looking for his Parents,Poss William & Ann and also his siblings. All help will be greatly appreciated.. Thanks Ray
Family Surnames: Harper
Willmott in Litlington early 1800s - (Litlington - Cambridgeshire)
My g-gm was Selina Willmott born Nov 1851. Marriage registration (in Michigan, US) lists Cambridgeshire as birthplace. 1861 Census lists her as daughter of Jonathan & Emma (nee Howard)Willmott. She emmigrated to US about 1870. Note says sister was Annie Jarman. Looking for any info on these families.
Family Surnames: Willmott, Howard, Jarman
GRAY/ WINTER - (Litlington - Cambridgeshire)
Looking for descendants of WARD GRAY; Cordwainer/Master shoemaker; Born Litlington abt.1783. Died Cambridge 9 Feb 1838. Spouse of JANE WINTER; Married 26 Jan 1807, Cambridge St Michaels; Died Cambridge May qtr 1855.
Family Surnames: Gray, Winter
COVINGTON FAMILY. - (Litlington - Cambridgeshire)
I've seen the long list of Covingtons from Ashwell, Hertfordshire but my ancestors were from the next village, Litlington, Cambridgeshire e.g. James Covington b.1761 & his son James b.1813. Can anyone add any more information about this family, please? Thank you very much.
Family Surnames: Covington
Gray (Litlington - Cambridgeshire) - (Litlington - Cambridgeshire)
Seeking any information on the following: Leonard born 1525, Johanis 28/4/1563, William 1593, Robert 1626,Henry 14/10/1675, Ward 1714, Curchion 1752, William 1788, Walter 1830. It appears all born in Litlington and most died in Litlington Cambridgeshire.
Family Surnames: Gray
South Family - (Little Downham - Cambridgeshire)
Anthoney South bapt 1815. Married Sarah Hostler Oct 1832. Died 8 Jan 1891. Sarah died 3 Oct 1899. Son Robert South born 16 Aug 1856 Died 21 Jun 1946 and his son another Robert South born 12 Dec 1896 in Salford. He married Ethel Ward 22 Sep 1977 Any connections welcomed
Family Surnames: South Hostler Ward
South Family - (Little Downham - Cambridgeshire)
james South of Southwark,Surrey Married Sarah Williams at St. George the Martyr on 15 january 1816.One of his children Immigrated to Canada. Fredrick james South, my 2nd great grandfather. I was told his father James raised sheep in Putney.
Family Surnames: South Williams Law Dunshaw Bocock
Nicholas Family - (Little Downham - Cambridgeshire)
I am looking for any information on the Nicholas family of Little Downham. Henry and Eliza Nicholas lived in this area. He was a copralite digger around 1870.
Family Surnames: Nicholas
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