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MARLES OF ASHREIGNEY - (Ashreigney - Devon)
Am researching ancestors with the surname of MARLES in Ashreigney. Would welcome any info.
Family Surnames: Marles
Boundy Family of Devon - (Ashreigney - Devon)
I am currently researching a book on the community of Langley, in British Columbia, during the Great War. One of the soldiers who enlisted from Langley was Sidney or Sebastian Boundy, born in Ashreigney, lived in the Aldergrove area of Langley, as well as a stint in Australia. He may have been the brother of John Boundy, a small property owner in South Aldergrove, Andrew Boundy,and Robert Boundy of Walworth Road, SE London. Sidney was killed in action with the Devonshire Regt during the first day of the Somme, in 1916. Other siblings were Annie, Susan, and Emily. Parents appear to have been Andrew and Emily Boundy. I would like to connect with family members for more information.
Family Surnames: Boundy
Kelly m Martin 1700,s - (Ashreigney - Devon)
John Kelly married Katherine Martin in Ashreigney about 1672. I can come forwards from their marriage but would like some help to go further back. I am happy to help others researching the Kelly,s
Family Surnames: Kelly,Martin,Hammett, Padford
Hugh and Mary Harris nee Narracot. - (Ashreigney - Devon)
The above were married in Burrington, Devon on the 15.8.1740. They moved to Ashreigney not long after marriage.They had 3 children that I can find. However I belive that they had another child James Harris who was born after 1740. I can find no record of his birth but I have found a James Harris marrying an Ann Gowman in Ashreigney on the 24/6/1771. I have not been able to find much else about James other than he had two children. Can anyone assist in finding out when James was born and whether Hugh and and Mary did have a child called James? If they did not then its back to square 1 for me.
Family Surnames: Harris Narracot
Clifton - (Ashwater - Devon)
Family Surnames: Clifton
Knight - (Ashwater - Devon)
Lived at Clifton Cottage in 1918
Family Surnames: Knight
Hampden House Academy - (Ashwater - Devon)
The 1881 British Census for Hampden House Acadamy lists the following names which I am researching. Frederick Curtice,age 11 born Japan Yokohama.Edwin Curtice,age 8 born Japan Yokohama,Adela Marion Curtice,age 13 born Japan Yokohama,Mabel Grace Curtice,age 7 born Southampton,Hampshire.The correct spelling of the name is CURTIS.Frederick is my Grandfather and Edwin is his brother.Would be interested to hear from anyone regards this matter. Adela Marion Curtis appears in the 1901 Census living at 13 King Street Kensington ,Profession Writer,Bookseller,born Japan Yokohama.Also in the 1901 Census living at Wetherby Mansions Earlscourt is Charlotte V Curtis,age 13, School Girl born,Yokohama Japan.Charlotte's second name is Vaughan and I now know was the daughter of Alfred William Curtis,bother of Adela.All are recorded as British Subjects.
Family Surnames: Curtis/Curtice
Baskervilles of Ashwater/Bratton Clovelly - (Ashwater - Devon)
Researching Baskerville family of Ashwater, wanting to connect the Thomas (b.c.1770-80?) & Mary Baskerville family of Ashwater (some eventually move to Bratton Clovelly), to other Baskervilles of Ashwater. Their children: Elizabeth b. Nov. 1801, Maria b. July 1803 (goes to Canada), William b. 1805 (goes to Canada), David b. 1807, Grace (marries Woodman)b. 1809, Henry, b. 1813, Agnes, b. 1816.
Family Surnames: Baskerville
Geneaology, help wanted please. - (Ashwater - Devon)
Has anyone come across a family called Davies or Davis in the village of Ashwater, or surrounding areas? If so please contact me. Thank You. Dona
Family Surnames: Davies Or Davis
Thomas Watkins - (Ashwater - Devon)
Am reasearching my gt gt gt Grandfather Thomas Watkins b 1807 Farmer of arscott farm Ashwater. Visited Ashwater 2009 and found his wife Mary buried in Ashwater Chapel. He moved to Wiltshire with his daughter Mary Ann presemabley when his wife diedAlso his son William b1827 d1869 also buried in Ashwater chapel
Family Surnames: Watkins
Tucker - Atherington to Fitchburg, MA - (Atherington - Devon)
Looking for info on Samuel Tucker b. 1827 and his wife Ellen King b. 1831. Left Atherington, Devon in spring of 1874. Settled in Fitchburg, MA. Eldest daughter Mary Jane b. 1856 remained behind and married George Norman.
Family Surnames: Tucker, King, Norman
ISAAC and MARLOW - (Atherington - Devon)
Jane ISAAC b.1807 in Atherington married George KINGDON in Filleigh in 1831. Jane was the daughter of Philip ISAAC and Jane (nee DAY)who married in 1799 in Atherington. Also William MARLE/MARLOW/MARLY b. circa 1785 in Atherington son of Sarah MARLY. William married Mary MOORE in Chittlehampton in 1816.
Family Surnames: Isaac, Day, Marly, Marle, Marlow
Ancestors in Banbury - (Atherington - Devon)
Rachel Banbury b.1766 daughter to John Banbury and Margaret Marsh, sister to Ann Banbury. Married William Saltern 1796 Huntshaw Parish Church. Sons - James and John
Family Surnames: Banbury,Marsh,Saltern
Coles & Treebys - (Aveton Gifford - Devon)
Names: Cole Coles Treby Treeby
Family Surnames: Cole Coles Treby Treeby
Putt - (Aveton Gifford - Devon)
John Putt born 2nd Feb 1822 in Aveton, Devon. Died 8 Jul 1895 in New Plymouth New Zealand. married Suzannah Hart on 21/1/1845 Am seeking any information on their Families in England
Family Surnames: Putt Hart
Osbourne/ Prouse - (Aveton Gifford - Devon)
Hi all, am trying to trace Jane Osbourne, born about 1803 and died in 1830, I think in child-birth. Her daughter Susan was adopted by the Prouse family and came to NZ in 1839/40 to Wellington. Cheers, Lance
Family Surnames: Osborne, Prouse
Hallett - (Aveton Gifford - Devon)
Loiusa Gertrude Hallett born Aveton Gifford 1890. Any contacts??
Family Surnames: Hallett
Axminster Poor Law Union - (Axminster - Devon)
Axminster Union - White - 1850 - p 356/7 comprises 17 parishes. The total average annual expenditure of the 17 parishes for the support of their poor during the 3 years preceding the formation of the Union was £10,218; during the 3 years ending1840 £9058; & during the succeeding 3 years, £10,029. Their total expenditure for the year ended Lady Day, 1849, was £14,669, including £1297 paid to the county rates, £924 for salaries, & about £90 paid for registration & vaccination fees. The Workhouse, at Axminster, was built in 1836, at the cost of £7000, but it has since been altered & enlarged, at the cost of £2500. It has room for 450 paupers, but seldom has more than 300 inmates. 10surgeons are employed by the Union & the other principal officers are Charles Bond Esq, Union clerk & supt.registrar; Rev Z J Edwards, chaplain; William & Mrs Gomm, master & matron of the Workhouse.
Family Surnames: Gomm Bond Edwards
Lumbert/lumbard - (Axminster - Devon)
Does anyone have any info on Matthew LUMBARD/LUMBERT who married Elizabeth MOORREY/MOORRING in 1764? Thanks
Family Surnames: Lumbert Lumbard Moorey
Cross Or Crosse - (Axminster - Devon)
from c. 1700 - 1881, Joseph, Nicholas, Matthew, Job, George, William, John, Henry.
Family Surnames: Cross Crosse
CAROLINE TAYLOR - (Axminster - Devon)
Does anyone have any info on Caroline Taylor who married Henry Taylor of Dorchester, but who originated from Bruisyard, Suffolk. Henry was born in 1824, Caroline born in 1821, they had 1 son (that I know of) called Harry. Harry married my Gt.Grandmother Maude Allen. Any help much appreciated, thanks. Sharon
Family Surnames: Taylor
Chick - (Axminster - Devon)
Wm Chick (1721-1797) m. Mary Lucas both of Axminster had son, Thomas (1761-1797 m. Joan Newton-any info about these "chicks" would be greatly appreciated
Family Surnames: Chick
Late/Lait/Laite Family - (Axminster - Devon)
Looking for info on a George Late who came from Axminster and left for Canada. He married a Mary Dewey in Trinity, Newfoundland on June 13,1801. They had the following children i am aware of: Mary, 1810; Sarah, 1813; Elizabeth, 1808; and George Jr, 1802. If you have any info on the Late family that George descends from, please email me.
Family Surnames: Late, Lait, Laite, Leyte
whicker/hakes cottage - (Axminster - Devon)
looking for information on whickers who lived just inside the south toll house with property at hakes and the musbury road thanks criss whicker
Family Surnames: Whicker/Wicker
Price - (Axminster - Devon)
SEEKING Price George It is believed my George was born in Wales in 1811 and came to Australia. It is not known when George came to Australia. He was a carpenter by occupation. When he first came to Australia he worked as a coffin maker in the Victorian gold fields.
Family Surnames: Price
lillian chick box house axminster - (Axminster - Devon)
lillian chick born in box house (workhouse) born april 19th 1915 does anyone know if there are any records of inmates. mothers name beatrice chick father unknown any info would be great thankyou
Family Surnames: Chick
Bonds and Forwards of Axminster - (Axminster - Devon)
Does anyone have any information on the Bond and Forward families of Axminster, Devon? William Bond born Axminster 1770 married Sarah ? and had Charles 1793, Jane 1801, Emma and Mary 1806 and Thomas who died young. William was a land agent for Sir and Lady Templar Pole. Jane married Charles Augustus Helm of Worcester. Mary married Rev. Charles Forward, son of Rev. Edward Cook Forward born 1782 in Axminster.
Family Surnames: Bond, Forward
Boon,Jefford - (Axminster - Devon)
Any information on James Boon & Alice Jefford who lived in Axminster from 1870+ James owned a Wool Stapler & Mill and employed about 30 people. He had two families, one with Susan, and at the same time had a family with Alice Jefford who he later married after his first wife's death. I would love to know more about them.
Family Surnames: Boon,Jefford
Newberry - (Axminster - Devon)
Frank Newberry born 1857 in Charmouth was the youngest of 4 children Ann Samuel and Elizabeth . Parents George and Mary Ann . The only census with Frank on is 1861 as 4 years and then never to be found again HELP! Where did he go? Samuel and Elizabeth came to Hull to settle
Family Surnames: Newberry
Chard Street, Axminster - (Axminster - Devon)
1861 Census: I'm trying to identify the name of the school on Chard Street, Axminster Devon. I'm tracing an ancestor and have found someone who may be him noted on the 1861 census at that residence. If there are any school records in existence I amy be able to confirm identity.
Alexander and Rachel Fry - (Axminster - Devon)
Rachel's maiden name was Backaller - born 1815, Chardstock, Axminster, though on 1881 census it is Axmouth, when she was living with her daughter and son-in-law, a Bible Christian minister, in Kent. Rachel married Alexander Fry in 1837, in Axminster and they had five children, before Alexander died in 1847- also in Axminster. Rachel was a dressmaker, millener and had her own shop in Chardstock (Holy City?)when she was widowed (1861 census). Alexander Fry 1803 - 1847, Chardstock.
Family Surnames: Fry,Backaller,Backholer
GODING CAROLINE - (Axminster - Devon)
I am looking for any info on Caroline Goding who married Henry Taylor of Dorchester in the 1800s. She was my Gt Gt Grandmother. Thanks Sharon
Newbery /Newbury Samuel - (Axminster - Devon)
Samuel was a Miller in this district of Hawkchurch, father of George born in Thorncombe in 1801 who married a Mary Ann Dirk in 1838 in Axminster Register Office.Mary Ann's father was a labourer Thomas Dark of Charmouth b 1800 in Charmouth, who married Mary Beal in 1816 Samuel had 2 other sons James married to Ann Hallett and William married Ann Taylor. Samuel is on the IGI of Hawkchurch b abt 1779 m Mary Collier 1804 but I cannot locate exact Births! Help if you can please!!
Family Surnames: Newbery/Newbury
Champ, Virgin, Grey, Stagg - (Axminster - Devon)
Searching families from Axminster Devon back to 1700's. Champ family 1672 -1793 (Then Sarah Champ married Luke Stagg and stagg family lived in Weymouth into 1880's) Virgin/Champ Family to 1800
Family Surnames: Champ, Virgin, Grey, Stagg
Hoare /Bryant - (Axminster - Devon)
I am searching for the descendants of James Hoare and Sarah Bryant who were Married abt 1800 in Axminster
Family Surnames: Hoare
Rockett - (Axminster - Devon)
James Rockett Born 1839 in Halletts Lane, Axminster son of Robert Rockett and Ann Collier. Married Elizabeth White and came to Portsmouth. Had a daughter called Mary Jane Rockett born stoke St, Portsea, Portsmouth in 1867.
Family Surnames: Rockett Collier
Charles and Priscilla Smith - (Axminster - Devon)
Charles Smith b 1832 North Petherton, Somerset, married Priscilla Holman born c1838 Totnes, Devon, at Totnes in 1863. Charles was a china dealer at Honiton, but by 1871 the family were living at Axminster. The children were Elizabeth b c1863, Charles b c1866, William James b 1868, Sophia Holman b 1869, Alice Mary b 1876 and Thomas b c1879. Priscilla died at Axminster in 1903 and Charles in 1908. I have traced the family of Charles in North Petherton, but would like any information about his descendants please.
Family Surnames: Smith Holman
Somerville Sommerville - (Axminster - Devon)
Still looking for William Vergo Somerville, birth in Devon, about 1832, Axminster according to his marriage certificate, in Australia. Parents: William Vergo Somerville and Mary Read / Reed. His father was a surveyor.
Family Surnames: Somerville Sommerville Vergo Virgo Reed Read
Raison/Clark - (Axminster - Devon)
Researching William Clark and his wife Anstice Silk. Married 1756 in Axminster. Their daughter Sarah married John Raison in 1805 in Axminster
Family Surnames: Raison/Clarke
Seward of Axminster - (Axminster - Devon)
Looking for information regarding Reginald J Seward born around 1853 in Axminster and married Elizabeth. Children John 1880 Musbury, May (Mary) 1884 Musbury, Frank 1885, Tom 1886 (Blackdown) Clyde (Claude) 1888 Blackdown, Lisle 1894 Blackdown (died K i A at Gavrelle Windmill 28/04/1917 and remembered on the Arras Memorial) Millie 1900 Blackdown, Jack and Amy. Any information greatly recevied.
Family Surnames: Seward
Forsey - (Axminster - Devon)
Looking for ancestors of Annie M Forsey born 1865 in Axminster. Married George Charles Dare from Wooton Fitzpaine. Children Stephen 1886, Ethel 1887, Eva 1890, Hilda 1892, George 1894, Mary 1896, Frances 1898 and Ada. Any infor on the Forsey's or Dare's greatly received.
Family Surnames: Forsey Dare
Looking for Granddaughter - (Axminster - Devon)
Laura mary Emm born 15th july 1989
Family Surnames: Emm
James Norman from Axminster - (Axminster - Devon)
Am looking for possible marriage for James Norman in the 1840s. His daughter Mary Hannah Norman married Lewis Warren c 1881
Family Surnames: Norman Warren
Pike, William, Mary, and John - (Axminster - Devon)
Researching information on a William Pike who married a 'Mary' - possibly nee Patterson?, in or near Axminster approximately 1820s. They baptised a son, John in 1826 in Axminster. John was deported to Port Phillip, Australia in 1846 as a juvenile exile from Parkhurst Prison. A William Pike born circa 1802 in Devonshire was buried at Creswick Cemetery, Victoria Australia with first wife Mary nee Patterson. His parents were stated as being William Pike and Esther (nee Endicotte). According to Devon records, William and Esther Pike baptised a son William at Uplyme in 1814 (a year after they were married). I'm trying to confirm the real parents of John.. Any help appreciated
Family Surnames: Pike Or Pyke
Cross Crosse Matthews - (Axminster - Devon)
Harriet Cross born 1807 mother Elizabeth. Married William Matthews born Hawkschurch, dorset Children born Axminster. Moved to Bridgwater Somerset. James is son i am interested in born 1836
Family Surnames: Cross Crosse Matthews
Dening, Denning or Dinning - (Axminster - Devon)
I have recently found a marriage between one of my Hoskins ancestors (Caroline, from Chard) and a Henry Denning, in 1843. I am trying to find out whether there is any link between this Henry Denning and the family who were part of/ancestors of the well-known Dening's of Chard Agricultural Engineers. So far, I cannot find anything in records going back to the early 1800's but wonder whether there are any "common points" further back in time. My Henry Dening's origins seem a little vague; one census states his birthplace as Chard, while another says Marshwood, Dorset. His likely place of christening is Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset. There is a possibility that his parents were from Axminster. Their names are Henry (or Henery) Denning and (probably) Ann. Charles Dening (of the Dening Company) did have an ironmonger's branch in Charmouth (as well as Chard), which is not far from Whitchurch C, and Axminster is relatively close; so I am hopeful of a "join" somewhere further back in time. If anyone has researched any Denning/Dening/Dinning lines in these areas, I would be interested.
Family Surnames: Denning, Dening, Dinning, Hoskins
Hoare/?Denning - (Axminster - Devon)
I am researching the Hoare family I have a James Hoare Married to a Sarah Lyme Regis or Axminster c1800. Children many including my gggrandfather Lawrence(second Lawrence) b 1808 Lyme Regis. Please help with any info on the family. Especially who was Sarah and where was James born and who were his parents Pauline
Family Surnames: Hoare/Denning
Mary Jane Hurford - (Axminster - Devon)
Looking for details of marriage of Mary Jane Hurford to Robert Boyland circa 1888,any information appreciated
Family Surnames: Hurford,Boyland
OAK HOUSE SCHOOL - (Axminster - Devon)
Looking for any historical information on Oak House School, Axminster and my Great Uncle, Rev. Albert L. Panchaud, who was headmaster between 1912-1918.
Family Surnames: Panchaud
James - (Axminster - Devon)
Thomas James aged 50, 1841 census living with wife Mary and 3 children Ann & John aged 20 and Isaac aged 15, Isaac appears in 1851 census in Chelsea London he married a Harriet approx 1852-3 and Emma Chambers James one of their children married John Joseph Shepherd who's son Charles Samuel Shepherd m.Ellen Elizabeth Evans who were my maternal grandparents
Family Surnames: James,Shepherd,Evans
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