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Illogan ... Kenwyn
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PAULL - (Illogan - Cornwall)
ELIZABETH PAULL MARRIED SIMON CRAZE.3 DEC 1821. 13 CHILDREN.ANCESTOR 8TH CHILD SIMON. WENT DOWN UNDER. NEED HELP ON BOTH FAMILIES
Family Surnames: Craze/Paull
Tregalles - (Illogan - Cornwall)
Anyone familiar with the name Tregalles, please contact
Family Surnames: Tregalles
Chapples of Illogan - (Illogan - Cornwall)
Am trying to locate the birth and death of Richard Chapple. On his marriage to Elizabeth Richards in Camborne on 10/09/1825, it state "Richard Chapple of Illogan" I do not know for certain who his parents were. I have his wife listed in the 1851 census of Redruth as a widow. The family do not appear anywhere in the 1841 census of Cornwall. Any help greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Chapple
THOMAS - (Illogan - Cornwall)
I am looking for descendants of John Thomas (c1770) and Catherine Cayzier (1771)
HOCKING, SOWDEN, - (Illogan - Cornwall)
MARY ANN HOCKING b. abt 1832 Illogan to HENRY & ANN HOCKING married THOMAS SOWDEN ( b. abt 1832 , son of THOMAS & ANN SOWDEN ) IN 1853 AT CAMBORNE. MARY ANN & THOMAS CAME TO AUSTRALIA ON THE LORD RAGLAN IN 1854 WITH INFANT DAUGHTER EMILY SOWDEN. Would like to make contact with anyone of the Sowden name.
Family Surnames: Hocking, Sowden,
stephens,bray - (Illogan - Cornwall)
looking for thomas & hannah (coumbe) stephens lived in cornwall, illogan (parish) thomas worked as a miner.they had four children 2 died and 2 survived.left about 1847 to come to south australia where thomas worked as a miner at moonta. does any body know where they were born & married? louisa stephens married alexander bray born 1846 at saint neot-cornwall, arrived on the peeres 1865.
Family Surnames: Stephens
John Trevan - (Illogan - Cornwall)
I am searching for information about ancestors of my GG grandfather, John Trevan (miner), born 1808. His father was Richard born c1763. John married Sally Williams and brought their family to South Australia in 1849. He died at Creswick, Victoria, in 1861. Any information about Trevans would be very welcome.
Family Surnames: Trevan
Australia - (Illogan - Cornwall)
Looking for any information on William Stephenson born 1821 in England somewhere.Ended up in Australia, don't know how or when. Married Mary Penna from Illogan Cornwall in the Holy Trinity Church Adelaide South Australia on the 08 Sep 1847 and died on 02 Jul 1861 at Wattle Farm outside Adelaide. Any information would be helpful. regards Byron.
Family Surnames: Stephenson,Penna
RICKARD, Hockin Gall (Gaul) - (Illogan - Cornwall)
Looking for information on the Rickard Family from Illogan. Samuel Hy b. abt 1843, Joseph b. abt 1845, Robert G. b. Jun 1846 and moved to Michigan, USA, Sarah Jane b. Apr 1848, (Tuckingmill), Elizabeth Ann b. May 1850 (Tuckingmill), Mary b. 1854 Illogan, Eliza b. abt 1855, Illogan, James b. Aug 1839 Camborne, married Rosina Hockin b. Oct 1842 St. Austle (St. Austell) Cornwall, England, Jul 1861 Redruth (All children of Stephen Rickard b. Sep 1803 and Mary Jane Gall (Gaul)b. abt 1816, married 1838 Camborne
Family Surnames: Rickard, Hockin, Gall, (Gaul)
thomas johns 1787-1818 married jane bryant 1790-1858 - (Illogan - Cornwall)
looking for imformation on the above thomas and jane's family. they had thomas 1810, nicholas 1812, elizabeth 1815 and jane 1817. would like imformation as to whether thomas married and he imigrated or not to australia and in what year. elizabeth married charles hopkins, where, in cornwall or on arrival in australia. any contacts and imformation greatly appreciated. daryle
Family Surnames: Johns
John Andrew - (Illogan - Cornwall)
Am researching my ancestor John Andrew who was born I believe in or near Illogan in 1821 , married Ann Simons at Hale/Phillack and went to South Australia on the David Malcolm in 1849. Does anyone have any information about his family?
Family Surnames: Andrew
Harris - (Illogan - Cornwall)
Humphry Harris born 1720 married Anne Bolitho(?)they had Jane Harris chr 13 Jun 1742 in Illogan married 13 Jan 1767 to Richard Wills, any help on this line, please contact.
Family Surnames: Harris, Bolitho, Wills
Hocking - (Illogan - Cornwall)
Looking for information regarding the Hocking family. Specifically, John Hocking, born abt. 1822 in Illogan, Cornwall, England. He married Anne M. (unknown) before 1842. Anne was born around 1824 in Illogan as well. They had 6 children when they sailed for America on the Ship "Oregon" from Penzance, England to New York City in 1852. Those six children were Elizabeth (Eliza), Richard, James, John, Mary, William. They settled first in Pennsylvania, had seven more children and then settled in Massachusettes to help build the famous Hoosac Tunnel. I believe most of the children then went West and settled in Nebraska later in the 1800s. If any of this looks familiar please let me know. I especially would like to know what Anne's last name was. I know there are a lot of Hockings from Cornwall, but hopefully, someone knows about this family. Thanks. Rae
Family Surnames: Hocking
A Texan with Cornish roots would appreciate your help! - (Illogan - Cornwall)
Hugh Phillips, miner, was born 30 Nov 1812, in Illogan; parents were William Phillips and mother Elizabeth Withiel. Hugh married about 1838 Elizabeth Donnithorne, born about 1822 and had daughter, Mary Elizabeth born 17 April 1839 in Redruth. In 1842, Hugh went to America from Liverpool on the ship HANOVER and perhaps went to Wisconsin to mine. In 1846, Hugh returned to America with wife Elizabeth and daughter Mary Elizabeth, to New Orleans on ship WINDSOR CASTLE and they went to Grant County, Wisconsin. The next year they settled in Mineral Point, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Elizabeth and an infant son, Hugh, died from cholera epidemic in 1850. Hugh married 2nd, Priscilla Ellis Ladner, born 13 Feb 1829 in St. Leaven, Cornwall, daughter of Edward Ladner.They married 17 Sept 1851 in Mineral Point, Iowa Co., Wisconsin. Would love to share and correspond with anyone working on these surnames from the area.
Family Surnames: Phillips, Ladner, Donnithorne, Withiel
JOHN BLIGHT 1792 - (Illogan - Cornwall)
John Blight born Illogan, Cornwall, married Elizabeth (Betsy) Looking for further information.
Family Surnames: Blight
Riddle Family, Illogan - (Illogan - Cornwall)
I am looking for any information about Philip Riddle, born in Illogan in 1807. I believe his wife was also born there but I have no name for her. Philip became a coastguard in 1833 in County Mayo Ireland where he and his wife had two daughters, Elizabeth in 1836 and Frances in 1838. He then came back to England where he was stationed at Milton, Kent where daughter Emily was born. When he was transferred to Teignmouth he had daughter Eliza and son Philip.
Family Surnames: Riddle
Thompson/Thomas - (Illogan - Cornwall)
Hi, I have an almost impossible task, trying to trace the family of Richard Thompson/Thomas a Tin Miner. When Richard died (his wife was already deceased) his two sons went to Australia, his two daughters Elizabeth and Mary Jane were evicted from the cottage and they went to Pemberton, Wigan, Lancashire for work. Mary Jane married ......Atherton. She died age 76 in 1947. Any help very much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Thompson/Thomas
Martin family - (Illogan - Cornwall)
Looking for members of Martin family who lived in Illogan Parish Cornwall One member was Roger Martin 1504 - 1587 who had 2 children: John Martyn b 1525 Illogan died 24 Oct 1578 Illogan Alexander Martyn b
Family Surnames: Martin, Martyn
Osborne - (Illogan Highway - Cornwall)
Looking for Osborne's who lived at Illogan Highway but also came from Redruth. I have traced back to 1820.
Family Surnames: Osborne
birth certs - (Indian Queens - Cornwall)
does anyone know how to obtain a birth cert for a british person born in british bombay 1823 please help.
Kea, Cornwall - (Kea - Cornwall)
Eliza Deeble b. 1814 Kea, Cornwall Married 18 June 1832 Feock, Cornwall
Family Surnames: Deeble
Tippett - (Kea - Cornwall)
John Tippett born in 1830s died 1870/71 buried at Kea. Wife Mary Ann ( Francis ) 7/8 children . I am descended from Thomas , the eldest son who went to live in Burnley , Lancs in the 1870s with his mother and family. Looking for Thomas's parents wedding records.?
Family Surnames: Francis, Tippett, Tippet, Tippit, Pascoe, Basset
Northey Kea - (Kea - Cornwall)
Joseph NORTHEY b. abt. 1809 in Kea. Married firstly Catherine BURGAN in 1831; secondly Martha DINNIS (nee HODGE) (a widow) in 1854. Joseph's father was Stephen NORTHEY
Family Surnames: Northey Northy Burgan Dinnis Hodge
May Gipson Gibson - (Kea - Cornwall)
Looking for anyone with family of these names in the Kea area around the late 1700's to early 1800's. Great Great Grandfather was John May bc1836 St Clement, but his brother - William Henry May bc 1832 Kea and mother Jane b1804 Kea. Would love to hear from anyone with a possible connection to others of these surnames from the area around this time. Thanks
Family Surnames: May Gipson Gibson
Bray Trewartha Harper - (Kea - Cornwall)
I would welcome any information on James Trewartha BRAY born Aug 1796 at Kea district. His father was William BAY and mother Ann Trewartha. They were married 27 Jan 179?. Ann's father was William Trewartha but I don't know her mothers name. William Bray's father was also William Bray but I don't know the mothers name. Any information would be welcome. James Trewartha Bray's daughter Ellen is my ancestor. She was born 1829 and her sister Eliza born 1834 at Chacewater. Not sure if there were any other siblings. Ellen and Eliza Bray arrived together in Sth Australia aboard the ship Cressy in Aug 1847. The ships list also has 2 William Brays but I am not sure if they are related. Ellen Bray married Henry James Harper and Eliza Bray married Stephen Lean both in Australia.
Family Surnames: Bray Trewartha Harper
matthews - (Kea - Cornwall)
Seeking info re Jane Charlotte Matthews b abt.1834 Father Edward Matthews.m.William Budd 1850 St Pancras.
Family Surnames: Matthews Budd
Scobles in Kea, Cornwall - (Kea - Cornwall)
Have a John Scoble b. 1853 in Kea, m. to a Mary Jane (Sangwin?). Am looking for other relatives. He would be my husband's g-g-grandfather. Their first son, George, was born in Probus, Cornwall,in 1872 then George (1873) and Richard (1878) were born in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales. Need to fill the gaps of weddings, deaths, and wives maiden names, and any other children.
Family Surnames: Scoble, Sangwin
Quakers - Coustis - Densham - (Kea - Cornwall)
Christianna Coustis was born in Cornwall in 1829. According to some census info she was born in 'Key', which I believe may be Kea, since she married in Truro in 1852. Both she and her husband, John Densham, are believed to have been Quakers who left the Friends because they found the lifestyle too strict. Any information, or suggestions of how to find out more would be much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Coustis, Custis, Densham, Dansham
DATSON family - (Kea - Cornwall)
I'm looking for information of members of the Datson family starting with William b.1705 and children including William b.1736. Also William (1736) children Mary b.1763, Absalom b.1765, Ann b.1768, Collan b.1770, William b.1772, Hugh b.1776 and Jane b.1779. Any information on these or other Kea Datsons greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Datson
Joseph Northey - (Kea - Cornwall)
I am seeking a Joseph Northey reputed a tin miner who emigrated from near Kenwyn about 1850 to Australian goldfields. He married Isabella Douglas in 1854 - probably in Australia.
Family Surnames: Northey
Cunningham - (Kents - Cornwall)
Charles Cunningham born 1851 in loose Kent to Charles Cunningham and sarah seager.Charles married in new zealand to Mary Ann Parratt (born in lincoln Eng parents Edward Parratt & Dianna Proudley)
Family Surnames: Cunningham
Parratt, Cunningham - (Kents - Cornwall)
Mary Ann Parratt married Charles Cunningham. Mary Ann had 2 brothers, Thomas and Edward, and one sister Dinah who married Duncan Black (Born Motherwell? Scotland). Parents were Dinah and Edward Parratt. I am researching the family who emigrated to New Zealand in 1874.
Family Surnames: Parratt, Cunningham
Champion , williams, godwin - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
My grandmother Lillian Champion 19/4/1884 d/o John and Amilia Jane nee Williams ,I am looking for any information on the children of John and Amelia Jane. Lillian married charles Frank Ernest Godwin 26/12/1909 at st Georges Truro.
Family Surnames: Champion Williams Godwin
Treweek Samuel - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Looking for information about the Treweek family. Samuel born 1779 in Kenwyn Cornwall,died 28th Nov 1843 on Cornelly Cornwall. He married Margaret Andrews on the 12th July 1806 in Tregeny Cornwall, born 1785 in Cornelly Cornwall, died 4th Jan 1837. They had 3 children, Mary Ann, born 1808, died 1817, Samuel born 1811 and John, born 5th July 1814.
Family Surnames: Treweek
Bohenna - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Does any one out there have Elizabeth Bohenna in there family tree. She was born in 1847, married William Greenwood in 1868. Any information would be appreciated
Family Surnames: Bohenna
Trevena - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Tracing my trevena/ trevenna family history, st. gluvias, kenwyn, gwennap or any where in world. I have quite alot of information if interested
Family Surnames: Trevena
RENFREY of Truro, Cornwall - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Any information on Joseph RENFREY who was born about 1837-39 in Truro, possibly Kenwyn or Kea. He later moved to Montgomeryshire after marrying Jane Trow. The family moved to Aberystwyth after the death of 2 young daughters.
Family Surnames: Renfrey
Tippett family - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Thomas Tippett born 1790s lived in Kenwyn/ Kea and Hugus areas around Truro. Mine workers. Thomas married Sally Basset. Their son John born in 1830s. married Mary Ann Francis from Plymouth. Mary Ann took the family to Burnley lancs on the death of John in 1871. Other brothers/ nephews of John emigrated to USA, Australia and possibly S Africa. Can't find marriage records for John and Mary Ann????
Family Surnames: Tippett, Tippit, Tippet, Pascoe, Basset, Francis
Northey Kenwyn - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Robert NORTHEY b. abt. 1815 in Kenwyn, Son of James and Mary NORTHEY. In 1831 married a widow(?) Thomasine PHILLIPS who had a son Josiah PHILIPS. Family moved to Goginan in Wales in mid 1800's where Robert became a respected Mine Captain.
Family Surnames: Northey Northy Phillips
William Henry Seymour - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
I am trying to trace my Great Grandfather, believed to have been born in Kenwyn, Cornwall 1843 or 1844. Any information appreciated- travelled to Guernsey. Married Louisa Jane Geach in 1870.Travelled world and had approximately 8 children.Settled in Newcastle
Family Surnames: Seymour
Descendents of Joseph Renfrey - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Looking for information on the descendents of Joseph Renfrey, son of Thomas Renfrey and Jane Datson. He was christened 8 Nov 1809 in Kenwyn and married Grace Hancock of Perranarworthal (christened 25 Dec 1811) 29 April 1833 in Kea. I am unable to find any information on the descendents of this elusive couple.
Family Surnames: Renfrey Hancock
- BEHENNA - - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
looking for info on EMILY BEHENNA born truro 1869 Edward Behenna born 1836 truro Grace Behenna born 1842 gwennap Henry d Behenna born 1864 Joseph Behenna born 1867 Frederick Behenna born 1872 Bertie Behenna born 1876 Kensington london Caroline Behenna born 1879 Kensington George Behenna born 1880 Kensington any one else researching these names?
Family Surnames: Behenna
Richard TRURAN - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Looking for information on Richard Truran a Mine Captain and his wife Grace Cornich (?Cornish)and also their son Samuel Cornish Truran b1828 and his wife Mary Light, Samuel and Mary married in Kenwyn 28 Dec 1852.
Family Surnames: Truran Cornich Light
Libby/Polkinghorne/Ham - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Anyone else researching any of the above families? Have particular interest in Catharine Libby, born around 1786 in Kenwyn, William Libby, her father and Sarah Polkinghorne, who married William in 1784 at Kenwyn. Also Thomas Ham, whom she married.
Family Surnames: Ham/Libby/Polkinghorne
Hicks of Kenwyn - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Looking for a George Hicks, b.c1779, married Jane(Jenefer)Bennett 1798 in Kenwyn. Chn Mary Bennett, Phillipa, Thomas, Mary, Grace, George, Elisha, William, and Jane. Son William married a Harriet Bice in 1838 and arrived Australia 1839.
Family Surnames: Hicks, Bice, Bennett
Samuel Cornish Truran-born 1828 Kenwyn - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
His wife was Mary Light and they were married 26.12.1852 Kenwyn.Samuels parents were Richard Truran and Grace Cornish .Marys parents were Richard Light and Mary Bice.I think!Could anyone help me verify this,please.My Trurans ended up in Victoria,Australia. Thankyou.
Family Surnames: Truran/Light
John GUNN & Kezia HICKS - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
John GUNN born c1787, probably of Kenwyn or Kea, but possibly of Gwennap married / lived with Kezia HICKS of Kenwyn (chr 1796) in Topsham, Devon. Despite extensive searches, I cannot find any record of their marriage. John died in Topsham in 1849. Kezia died there in 1876. Children were John, Kezia 1, Kezia 2, Richard Hicks, Susannah, Mary Ann, Elizabeth Grace and Sarah Jane. They showed distinct non-conformist tendencies in Topsham. The 1841 Churchwardens Census of Topsham shows their parish of settlement to be Gwennap.
Family Surnames: Gunn Hicks
Language Professors Missing Family - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
We are researching the family of Hilarius Freund, a Swiss National, who married an Elizabeth or Lizzie Williams in 1881 in Kenwyn. Elizabeth and her mother, Catherine, owned and ran a lodging house in St Dominic's Street. All 3 of these people appear on the 1881 census, and also on the 1891 census together with Elizabeth and Hilarius' then children. Unfortunately by 1901 they appear to have moved! There is no trace of Hilarius and his family on the 1901 census! By 1901 there were 7 children - at least 2 not living at home. The youngest of the children were born in 1897 and 1898 so they must be at home. Can anyone help. We will happily swap information with anyone else researching this family.
Family Surnames: Freund, Williams
clemow in Kenwyn/kea - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Looking to locate descendants/siblings/descendants of Shadrach Clemow(clyma/clemmo/climo)father born 1790's,possible son of James and Johannah; father of Shadrach- and others?; wife Jane Harris married c.1822;son Shadrach-others? looking for burial information on parents; hhave other information on son Shadrach. Looking to add other borad details,specifically on Shadrach's exact mining occupation,where worked,in a ledger anywhere.Family lore says he left Cornwall/Devon for the US,and was responsible for bringing some countryfolk to the US in the mid 19th century. please contact me if you relate AT ALL to clemow/climo specifically of kea/kenwyn.
Family Surnames: Clemow
Descendants of Thomas Henry Jennings and Mary Ann Angove - (Kenwyn - Cornwall)
Seeking info on the following descendants: Ada Jennings (no Info); Maybell Jennings b. Cornwall; Thomas b. 1856 Kenwyn,Cornwall; William b. 1858 Kenwyn; Elizabeth b. 1861 Kenwyn; John b. 1863 Kenwyn; Mary Jane b. 1865 Kenwyn; Emily Ellen b. 1867; Minnie b. 1868; James b. ca 1871, Truro; Eliza b. ca 1873 Kenwyn; Josiah 1876, Kenwyn; Samuel b. 1877-1881 Kenwyn; Clara b. 1879-1880, Kenwyn; Annie b. ca 1882 Kenwyn; Stepehn b. 1885 Cornwall; Edith (photo) b. 14 Dec 1885 Cornwall, d. 13 Feb 1966 Los Angeles CA m. Charles Old; Thomas Charles b. 22 Nov 1887 Canborne;Frederick b. 10 Aug 1890 Cornwall; Lillie Jennings 05 Jan 1892 Cornwall; Arthur Jennings 12 Jul 1893 Cornwall; Ethel Mae Jennings (photo)b. 01 May 1900,Eng. d. 22 Apr 1976. She M. Fred Floyd and they lived in Globe, Gila Co., AZ in 1930; Emily (no info). Some of the earlier children came to Canada.
Family Surnames: Jennings Angove Floyd Old
 
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