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Combe Florey ... Congresbury
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COMBE FLOREY - COLES WILLIAM - (Combe Florey - Somerset)
Hi There could anyone help with where I can find baptisms and marriages for Combe Flory & Over Stowey. They are not listed on the bishops transcripts which is a pity as they are really useful. My Gt Grandfather William Coles who Married Mary Ann Collard may be the 6 year old son of Charles Coles born Combe Florey and Elizabeth born Overstowey on the 1851 census for Combe Florey which I have on Disk from Gordon Bevington Any help much appreciated jAY
Family Surnames: Coles
scribbings - (Combe Florey - Somerset)
george and esther scribbings were living in the village in 1890 when daughter ellen was born at holford and bessie in 1891
Family Surnames: Scribbings
combe florey - (Combe Florey - Somerset)
i have a list of properties on 1891 census.
GAD/GADD family of Combe Florey - (Combe Florey - Somerset)
I'm descended from the GAD family of Combe Florey (the surname is also spelt GADD and GUDD). So far, I've traced back to John and Rebecka GUDD who were probably born about 1650. I have GAD information up to about 1800; names associated with the GADs are MILWARD, BELLIMAN (BELLAMY?), LANG, MOOR, SILK, TOTTERDELL, OATREY and LYDDON/LIDDON. Happy to share info.
Family Surnames: Gad, Gadd, Gudd, Milward, Belliman, Bellamy, Lang, Moor, Silk, Totterdell, Oatrey, Lyddon, Liddon
looking for family - (Combe Florey - Somerset)
looking for family or anyone who knew my dad's family. lived in cob cottages, coombe florey. my grandad, james griffin was a carter on a farm. married to emma. together they had lots of children, daughters seem to have gone into service. my dad and brothers mentioned in 1901 census as living at home. do you know anything about them or their descendents? boys names jack, cecil george, francis(frank), walter. girls names emma, gertrude alice,. there are more names but i do not know them. grandad james was from fitzhead. appreciate any info
Family Surnames: Griffin
Elsie Annie May Vickery Known as May or Mary - (Combe Florey - Somerset)
Elsie Annie May Vickery was the illegitimate daughter of Rose who was a servant at the manor Combe Florey. She was born on Christmas Day 1917.I would be grateful any information about Rose. I know that she went on to marry William Frederick Alfred Searle in 1920. Also any information about my mother's grandparents William (born 1877 in Creech St Michael) and Sarah Ann (nee Burnett born circa 1878 in Brompton Ralph) who cared for her after Rose married. Any information please
Family Surnames: Vickery, Burnett
Clement - (Combe Florey - Somerset)
Thomas Clement born c1771 married Ann Unknown born c 1774. On 1841 census living Combe Florey as a mason, along with son George born c1816 who married Hannah Palmer in 1838. Childen Isaac c1841,Frances c1842,Charles c1843, Eliza c 1844 all born in Combe Florey and Henry born 1848 in Bishops Lydeard. Children seem to all have 's'on name, making them all Clements.
Family Surnames: Clement Clements
Burnell, Babbage and Evans - (Combe Florey - Somerset)
Hello, I'm looking for ancestors of my Gt Grandmother, Daisy Burnell. She was born in Kilburn, Middlesex but her family came from Combe Florey. Her father was George Burnell (1851-1891) and her grandfather was Samuel Burnell (1816-c.1875). Samuel was born, lived and buried in Combe Florey and he married Mary Babbidge/Babbage (b. Holcombe Rogus, Devon). They had 11 children. Samuel Burnell's parents were Robert Burnell and Martha Evans, again from Combe Florey. Any info you might have would be superb!
Family Surnames: Burnell, Babbage, Babbidge, Evans, Evins, Barnell
Natcott/Netcott - (Combe Florey - Somerset)
Pleased to exchange any information on the above family. Adeline
Family Surnames: Natcott/Netcott
WILLIS - (Combe Hay - Somerset)
ANYONE KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT JAMES WILLIS BORN IN COMBE HAY IN 1819-MARRIED A MARY ANN DALEY
Family Surnames: Willis
JOHN WILLIS - (Combe Hay - Somerset)
ANYONE KNOW ANTTHING ABOUT JOHN WILLIS OR A MARY MORRIS WHO MARRIED IN COMBE HAY IN 1809 -THANK YOU
willis - (Combe Hay - Somerset)
anyone knowing anything about WILLIS family of combe hay
Family Surnames: James Willis
John WILLIS b.1772 Combe Hay - (Combe Hay - Somerset)
Looking for parents or siblings of John WILLIS(1772-1847)who married Mary Morris(1791-1877) 23 Oct 1809 in Combe Hay. John was a Yeoman, born in Combe Hay as were his first 8 children: Sampson, Edward, Hester, Joseph, William, James,Elizabeth & Thomas. The family moved to Dunkerton around 1824 where his 3 younger children were born: George, Hannah & John.
Family Surnames: Willis, Morris
James WILLIS (1733-1811) buried in Combe Hay - (Combe Hay - Somerset)
Does anybody know anything about the family of James WILLIS, his wife Mary & son Flower who are buried in the churchyard of Combe Hay Parish Church? James died Feb 22nd 1811 aged 78 & his wife Mary died Dec 19th 1820 aged 84.
Family Surnames: Willis
Edwin Brown b.1809 Combe Hay - (Combe Hay - Somerset)
I'm looking for any information possible on Edwin Brown b.1809 at Combe Hay. He was the son of John Brown and Anne Pyatt both b1776 and married 1796. Edwin went to live in Dunkerton as a carpenter with his 2nd wife Rebecca in 1871 where he died in 1876. His first wife was Susannah Lye. I cannot find his birth, baptism of marriage to Susannah anywhere.! Cherryl
Family Surnames: Brown, Pyatt, Fell, Stokes
Caisson Boat Lift - (Combe Hay - Somerset)
Has anyone out there got any ancestors who helped build the Caisson Boat Lift on the Comb Hay canal in c1799? My 4xg grandparents John Brown and Anne Pyatt's wedding cert was witnessed by Robert Weldon, the inventor. The Brown family were carpenters and so I presume they were in on the project until 1871 when it all failed due to modernization (railways)this is when son Edwin and 2nd wife Rebecca Fell went to live at Dunkerton. Edwin's 1st wife Susannah Lye died in 1849.
Family Surnames: Brown, Pyatt, Lye, Fell, Weldon
Aaron Young born 1806 - (Combe Hay - Somerset)
Can anyone one help me find a baptism for Aaron, I am trying to establish who his parents were. He married Eliza Withey in 1835 in Dundry. Census records throughout show him being born in Combe Hay. Many thanks
Family Surnames: Young
Mounty - (Combe Hay - Somerset)
I believe my husbands great great grandparents were born in Combe Hay his name was George Mounty and his wife was Sarah Sims I would appreciate any information that anyone has about them. I do know that the had about 7 children.It would be wonderful if where they lived still exsisted,I know they moved to Bath. Georges Fathers name was James . Thank you
Family Surnames: Mounty
Re Mutual Improvement Society - (Combe St Nicholas - Somerset)
From Cassells Gazetteer c1896 Combe St Nicholas Soms : 1891 Population : 1,069 - There is a Mutual Improvement Society in the village with reading and coffee rooms attached.
Combe St Nicholas - (Combe St Nicholas - Somerset)
I have recently formed a group of researches all of whom have ancestors from the village of Combe St Nicholas. If you would like to know about the resources we share please contact me. There are really too many surnames to list; but the major ones are Diment, Hake, Hill, Huish, Scriven and Vickery. Jenny
Family Surnames: Diment Hake Hill Huish Scriven Vickery
Vickerys in Combe St Nicholas - (Combe St Nicholas - Somerset)
Any information about Vickerys? My great great great grandfather born circa 1824 lived in Combe St Nicholas........
Family Surnames: Vickery,
Joseph Coles - (Combe St Nicholas - Somerset)
Any information on 1851 census for Joseph Coles born about 1819 Whitestaunton married Mary A Newton Stockland- daughter born at Combe St Nicholas about 1815 never married died Bradwothy Devon 21 March 1936 aged 85- any info on this family particulary the mother of Joseph, Martha ( was she a Dyer or Pym)father Henry.
DYER=HILL - (Combe St Nicholas - Somerset)
John DYER married Elizabeth HILL (b 1802 in Whitestaunton) in 1826 in Combe St Nicholas. I have traced only one child Ann who married Samuel WIDE in 1854.
Family Surnames: Dyer, Hill, Wide
fowler - (Combe St Nicholas - Somerset)
I am researcing the name Fowler from Combe st Nicholas. My ancestor was named Richard Fowler I believe his father was Henry Fowler (1762-1848) and his father may have been Joseph Fowler. I would love to hear form anyone researching the same name Thank you.
Family Surnames: Fowler
Beck Family - (Combe St Nicholas - Somerset)
Info wanted on family Named BECK. SAMUEL Beck bn 1810 Coombe St Nicholas area was the illigitmate son of Sarah Beck. Trying to establish Sarah's parents. As she had two other illig children (all different fathers) named Thomas and Elizabeth, I have found a possible parentage namely THOMAS and ELIZABETH with children Sarah Samuel and Thomas so her children may have been named after her parents and one brother (Samuel) Samuel's reputed father was a WILLIAM HAYESany help in establishing Sarah's parents much appreciated
House /Diment - (Combe St Nicholas - Somerset)
William House married Elizabeth Diment in 1845. Elizabeth was dau of John Diment and Mary Ann Hill. William was son of Robert House and Catherine Rowe who were married in Chardstock in 1817.Have more info on the Rowe family
canham - (Combwich - Somerset)
has anyone any info on the Canham family from the 70s
Family Surnames: Canham.
PYM-COMPTON BISHOP - (Compton Bishop - Somerset)
does anyone have any info regards the pym/pimm families of Compton Bishop I have some info but need more
Family Surnames: Pym,
Brewery Farm - (Compton Bishop - Somerset)
Looking for address of Present Owner of Brewery Farm Compton Bishop. It may be a Bed and Breakfast. (was family home of W.Collings family prior to 1950)
Family Surnames: Collings
VOWLES Compton Bishop - (Compton Bishop - Somerset)
Seeking any information on the Vowles family of Compton Bishop. Thomas Bennett VOWLES, b, abt 1807 in Compton Bishop was my ggrandfather. he married Emily BELL of Norton St Philip
Family Surnames: Vowles, Bell
HOUSE family - (Compton Dando - Somerset)
Interested in hearing from anyone who has connections with the surname 'HOUSE' from Compton Dando or nearby villages such as Burnett. My own ancestor George HOUSE born circa 1812 was an Ag. Lab. Married to Sarah Bowles, they had at least two children: Maria (b1849) and Richmond (b1853). George may have had an older brother named Charles House (b c1806).
Family Surnames: House, Bowles
MILITARY LINKS - (Compton Dando - Somerset)
Family hearsay says that RICHMOND HOUSE (b1853 Compton Dando)fought and was killed out in somewhere like Afghanistan. I suspect he probably joined the army between 1871 - 1881 as he's not listed anywhere on the 1881 UK census. Can anyone with local knowledge / military knowledge tell me what regiment he may joined (1871 - 1881)and do you know which campaigns that particular regiment took part in? Many thanks.
Family Surnames: House
BROOKMAN, William - (Compton Dando - Somerset)
Looking for family of William, born 1798 in Compton Dando. He married Mary Ann MAGGS. Known son James was born 1836 in Saltford. Any information on this family would be welcomed.
Family Surnames: Brookman, Maggs
Harvey - (Compton Dundon - Somerset)
George HARVEY was married to Emily Ann ROGERS in 1863 at Compton Dundon. He was the only living child of his mother's first marriage and was living in West Pennard in 1851,where her surname was GRIFFIN, any info welcome.
Family Surnames: Harvey Rogers Griffin
Witcombe/House - (Compton Dundon - Somerset)
Looking for any information regarding the House's or witcombes of Compton Dundon and/or Frome. Particulary Frederick Archibald House and Henry House married to Maud. Can anyone Help?
Family Surnames: Witcombe And House
Joseph Whitcombe 1824 - (Compton Dundon - Somerset)
Father of George Whitcombe,who moved to Cardiff 1880s
Family Surnames: Whitcombe
Rendall / Randall of Compton - (Compton Durville - Somerset)
I would be very grateful for any information on the birthplace of Mary Rendall,(born about 1843 )whose father was Giles Rendall - 'pattern maker', who married George Canterbury Read 26th Sept. 1864 in Chichister.All references to Mary's birthplace are given as Compton, Somerset on several censuses. Mary's mother was believed to be a glover so I think the area is correct. It is difficult when there are so many villages called Compton.
Family Surnames: Rendall, Randall, Rendals, Rendle
King family at Moreton - (Compton Martin - Somerset)
I am researching the King family who farmed at Moreton for 100 years from the late 1600's and would like to hear from anyone who has a similar interest. Graham
Family Surnames: King
Michael Weaver (Compton Martin) - (Compton Martin - Somerset)
Michael was born in Winford in 1840 and married Christianna Fear from Chew Magna in 1868. At his marriage and for a number of years thereafter he lived in Compton Martin, but I have been unable to find an address. Can anyone help?
Family Surnames: Weaver
King, Budgett, Watts and Steeds families. - (Compton Martin - Somerset)
Looking for information about these families who lived in and around Compton Martin 18th - late 19th Century. They seem to have been closely connected by various marriages. The main Occupation was farming, but there were also a Master Carpenter/Builder, Edge Tool Maker, Sawyer, Tea Dealers, and Landlord of a White Horse Inn.
Family Surnames: King, Budgett, Watts, Steeds
SPERRING John - (Compton Martin - Somerset)
I believe John Sperring (my gggrandfather) was born in this pretty village, about 1817. Parish registers are available in Taunton, but not the weekend we were there! He left to go into the marines, but any information gratefully received
Family Surnames: Sperring
Mockeridge/Mockridge - (Compton Martin - Somerset)
I have now discovered that John was actually John Mockeridge. His parents were William Mockeridge and Martha Sperring, married in Blagdon in 1810. I don't know why he changed his name and I can't track down William after John's baptism. In the banns he was known as William Moggeridge. Once again, any information is always welcome
Family Surnames: Sperring/Mockeridge/Mockridge/Moggeridge
Whitelock - (Compton Pauncefoot - Somerset)
Searching for any details on James Whitelock dob c.1824. Parents Jess and Betsy. James Emigrated to Australia in 1849. Any info on Whitelocks.
Family Surnames: Whitelock
Censuses 1841-1901 for entire village - (Compton Pauncefoot - Somerset)
Am compiling a family history of Foot's in Compton Pauncefoot; Ancestry has been traced back to this village where it seems several generations have resided, together with brothers / sisters' families. Foot's very much prevalent here, mostly as Ag Lab's. Would also like to see any photos of the village, both past and present, and possibly detailed information regarding map of the village showing house numbers if possible, in order to cross-refer to census information. I also wonder if the manor (castle) has its own employee register that can be made available? Any means of finding this out? Since I have a comprehensive copy of all of the census records for the entire village, can also check out any other enquiries anyone should have on other residents of the time. It is entirely possible that I come across marriages between Foot's and other persons of the village - however, much of this study has yet to be done...
Family Surnames: Foot
Symes Family - (Compton Pauncefoot - Somerset)
Hi I am really disappointed that I missed this reunion day. I am a decedent of the Symes family. I would be very grateful for any info anyone has on the village or the families that lived there.
Family Surnames: Symes
HARVEY - (Compton Pauncefoot - Somerset)
Looking for decendants (or ascendants)of William Harvey b1801 married Ruth Marshalsea in 1826 at St Mary's Whitelackington Somerset, on 26 Jan 1826 Reg No20. At some stage they moved to live and work in Compton Pauncefoot where my gggrandfather William Harvey was born 1840. Siblings were John b1826 Ann b1828 Nathaniel b1830 Mary Ann b1834 Susan b1836. records show that William b1801 died in 1850. Any info would be very welcome. Thanks
Daunton - Congresbury - (Congresbury - Somerset)
Looking for information on Daunton's of Congresbury. In particular Emma Daunton, born 1836. Parents William Daunton and Hestor Windsor. Emma had four children prior to her marriage to George Hampton in 1873. Possible father to these children was Henry Poultney.
Family Surnames: Daunton, Windsor, Poultney, Hampton
JohnRichardson Tripp - (Congresbury - Somerset)
John Tripp 1760 - 1828 of Iwood House, Congresbury had, by his first wife, a son also John born 1790. John the younger was an attornney - at - law first in Bristol and then in South Wales I cannot find his date or place of death, his wife Rachel ( nee Rolley ) describes herself as a widow in 1841. Any help gratefully received
Family Surnames: Richardson Rolley
Lidbury Of Congresbury - (Congresbury - Somerset)
I am searching for any information, or references to LIDBURY of Congresbury, and Churchill. The family were there from 1840 until around 1956. Any help will be much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Lidbury
SAINSBURY of Congresbury - (Congresbury - Somerset)
searching for any SAINSBURY information of Congresbury, Yatton or surrounding villages. Any help much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Sainsbury
 
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