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Banks - (Barrow - Suffolk)
I am researching the Banks family who owned a grocers and drapers in Barrow. Robert Banks was the owner, married to Ruth who was apparently a baker. They had at least 9 children. I would be glad of any input
Family Surnames: Banks
Bird family - (Barrow - Suffolk)
I am looking for info about the Bird family of Barrow. Charles Bird b 1791 had 4 children, Matthew and Mary Ann by first marriage and Stephen and William by second. Charles was born in Chevely, Cambs.
Family Surnames: Bird
Payne - (Barrow - Suffolk)
can anybody help with information on Edward Payne who married Elizabeth French in Barrow in 1797. Elizabeth was born in Barrow in 1772. Their son James born in 1802, in Barrow married Mary Ann Levett b 1803 in Barrow and they later moved to Wakefield
Family Surnames: Payne,French,Levett
Banks Family - (Barrow - Suffolk)
I have details of the family living in barrow 1800's plus
Family Surnames: Banks
Sargent/Sargeant of Barrow, Suffolk and Hargrave, Suffolk - (Barrow - Suffolk)
I have several references to Sargent/Sargeant families in Barrow, Suffolk and the nearby village of Hargrave, Suffolk. Is anyone interested in either of these; or can anyone link the two sets of families?
Family Surnames: Sargent And Variations
Sargent, Nunn , Frost, ,Death , Pattle - (Barrow - Suffolk)
The surnames of Sargent , Frost, Death, Pattle, Nunn are all my relatives as well. I can date back to Thomas Nunn 22/3/1640 who married Elizabeth Clark
Family Surnames: Sargent, Nunn , Frost, ,Death , Pattle
Holden - (Barrow - Suffolk)
Seeking information on the Holden family.
Family Surnames: Holden
Sparrow family - (Barrow - Suffolk)
I am looking for information on Rebecca Sparrow born around 1822 supposedly in Barrow. She married Daniel Alcock in Bury St. Edmunds in 1845 and in the 1851 census was with him in Kent(he was in the army) with 2 of her children. She had several other children later in Bury St.Edmunds. I am trying to find her birth details (and also whereabouts in the 1841 census) so that I can then find the names of her parents and siblings.
Family Surnames: Sparrow
Nunn Families - (Barrow - Suffolk)
I am Looking for a Samual Nunn, fred nunn, zena nunn(married name- Lambert)charles nunn who died in 1st ww. phyllis nunn(married name Woodbridge)There was 13 brothers and sisters all born in barrow circa 1911 but moved on death of samual nunn to market harborough,
Family Surnames: Nunn,Watson
Clarkes - wheelwrights of Barrow - (Barrow - Suffolk)
I'm looking for more information on Thomas b.1777 & Fanny Clarke nee Cawston. One of their children was John Clarke 1817-1890.
Family Surnames: Clarke Cawston
URQUHART , BRODIE - (Barrow - Suffolk)
Margaret Ohara Urquhart ( nee Brodie , born Scotland 1912 ), died 2007.She had been living in the village of Barrow ,near Bury St. Edmunds , Suffolk , England........................... Mrs. Urquhart had been a widow since the death of her husband , Walter Jackson Urquhart, in 1985................................ Mr. Urquhart died at Hawstead , Suffolk.
Family Surnames: Urquhart , Brodie
Brown family - (Barrow - Suffolk)
I am looking for information on the Brown family who lived in Barrow at the beginning of the 1900's.
Family Surnames: Brown
NEWDICK/CLARK(E) - (Barton Mills - Suffolk)
Sarah NEWDICK bc 1752 in Barton Mills - father William, mother Mary HANSLIP - married William CLARK(E) in April 1779. Known children HANNAH 1780 married William SIZER, Charles 1782, Thomas 1787 and Elizabeth 1793
Family Surnames: Newdick/Clark(E)
SIZER - (Barton Mills - Suffolk)
William SIZER c1777 married Hannah CLARK(E) Barton Mills 1804. Known children Mary Ann 1807, William 1812, Elizabeth 1813, John 1815, JAMES 1816 married Eliza LANGHAM Barton Mills 1841, Maria 1820, Susan 1824 and George 1826.
Family Surnames: Langham, Sizer
Arnold - Langham - (Barton Mills - Suffolk)
I am trying to trace ancestors from Barton Mills. I have a William Arnold b 1816 he was a coalminer, and I am trying to find his wife's name. They had Deborah 1844(who later married William Langham in 1861 in Bishop Auckland), which is where the family moved to before 1861. Other children were Ann 1846, George 1849, Emily 1852. It was a strange set up and William later married William Langhams mother Caroline (Clark) in 1858 in Chester-le-Street. I would really like to find out who Deborah's mother was, or info on 41,51 census. Any clues would be great. Many thanks
Family Surnames: Arnold - Langham
ARCHER FAMILY OF BARTON MILLS - (Barton Mills - Suffolk)
The Archer family lived in Barton Mills in the 1700s/1800s. They lived at Barton Place. Thomas Archer (b1734) farmer and carrier and his son Thomas P Archer (b1764) solicitor are the most notable. They had 17 children so any Archers in the Barton Mills/Mildenhall area are probably related. Other surnames are BALLS, GOTOBED, READ, EVANS, BRECKLES, PRICKETT, ANDREWS etc.
Family Surnames: Archer, Balls, Breckles, Read, Andrews
Charles Pleasance / Sarah Moss - (Barton Mills - Suffolk)
Looking for parents of Charles Pleasance and Sarah Moss. He was born in Barton Mills, she in Bury St Edmunds, both about 1815/16 but I can't find birth records. They married in Shepreth, Cambs in 1836 (don't know why there) and lived in Cambridge. Family storys suggest Sarah might have been from a gypsy family. Any clues/suggestions gratefully received. Helen
Family Surnames: Pleasance, Pleasants, Moss
Reuben Peachey - (Barton Mills - Suffolk)
Searching for any info on my ancestor Reuben Peachey born c1755 in Barton Mills. He subsequently married Elizabeth Godfrey in Mildenhall. All details most welcome, please.
Family Surnames: Peachey
Gostling/Gosling/Prentice - (Battisford - Suffolk)
hi there! Looking for information on a family named Gostling - sometimes spelt Gosling who lived in the area of battisford in th 1800's. In particular information on Henry Gostling or Gosling and his wife Mary Ann Prentice. Also looking for more information on Alice Gostling who was a daughter of the couple but somehow ended up in the workhouse.(1881 census) All info shared and any gratefully received! Jules
Family Surnames: Gostling Gosling Prentice
Southgates of Battsiford and Coopers of Hitcham - (Battisford - Suffolk)
Interested in Eliza Southgate and Henry Cooper, my GGGGrandparents. Eliza born about 1824 of Edward & Ann Southgate, and she married Henry Cooper, of Hitcham, Suffolk. Their second son Edward married Mary Ann Redgrave. I do not have any information on Henry's ancestors or Eliza.s siblings - DO YOU?!
Family Surnames: Southgate, Cooper, Curtis, Redgrave
Pyman - (Battisford - Suffolk)
My 3 x grt grandmother was born Dinah Pyman in Battisford c. 1796. Married Thomas Cadge in Combs 7/10/1816 and died in One house Workhouse 1873. I cannot find out anything about the Pyman family and would be grateful if anyone else who knows about them would get in touch
Family Surnames: Pyman
Mudd Family - (Battisford - Suffolk)
Can anyone please help me find the birth/baptism of my 4 x Grandfather George Mudd born 1802 died 1846, he married Charlotte Knock in 1825 in Battisford, (both are buried in St. Mary's Chuch, Battisford). They went on to have eight children all christened at 'Wattisham Baptist House'. There is (just to confuse things)another George Mudd married to a Charlotte ? in Eye, Suffolk but these are not one of the same,this George died much later. Any help would be very much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Mudd
William Payne - (Battisford - Suffolk)
Can anyone help me find the exact birth date and more importantly the parents names of William Payne who was born 1799 or 1800 and married Patience Bumstead in Battisford on 24/4/1820 - both were buried at St Marys Battisford. I'm trying to establish if he was the son of Simon Payne and Frances Cooper who were married 23/7/1793 at St Marys, Bury St Edmunds. Any help gratefully received!
Family Surnames: Payne
BURTON in Bawdsey, Suffolk - (Bawdsey - Suffolk)
In the 1841 Census, Ann BURTON, age 55, widow, is listed as living in Bawdsey Cottage with her daughter Caroline BURTON, age 25. Ann was married to William BURTON, cooper, who was born 14 Dec 1781 in Romford Essex and who died before Mar 1820, presumably in Bawdsey. William and Ann had two children, Sarah Ann, born about 14 Apr 1813 and Caroline born about 22 Jun 1814, both in Bawdsey. Both girls were christened in Bawdsey on 21 May 1821. I would like to know what happened to the widow Ann, if she remarried or died a widow, and where she might be buried. I would also like to know when William died and where he is buried. I would also like to know what happened to Sarah Ann and Caroline. Did they marry, and if so to whom, when and where, and did they have children?
Family Surnames: Burton
Cottingham and Lewis - (Bawdsey - Suffolk)
I am interested in any Cottinghams or Lewises living in Bawdsey during the C17.
Family Surnames: Cottingham,Lewis
TAMAR ROSE - (Bawdsey - Suffolk)
I am a direct descendant of Tamar Rose.She was my GT GT GT Grandmother.Tamar was born in Bawdsey in 1813.D.1899?She married Thomas Osborne in 1838.I am descended from her daughter Amelia born1842,in Ramsholt.She married Noah WOLTON,in 1863..Is there any more info, or descendants out there.Thank You
Family Surnames: Rose
MITCHELL - (Baylham - Suffolk)
Family Surnames: Sands Stokes
Howard - (Baylham - Suffolk)
Any info on Robert Howard b 1831 in Baylham. I believe he moved to Dorset in his early thirties. He and his wife Eliza had a daughter Jane in 1864(my g-grandmother)and settled in Winfrith Dorset. Would like info on his life in Suffolk, parents, occupation and why he moved to Dorset.
Family Surnames: Howard
Calver; Sayer - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Samuel Sayer Calver chr 5 Sep 1790 in Beccles. (Possibly the son of John Calver and Elizabeth Sayer.) He moved to London and had an Eating establishment in Hoxton.
Family Surnames: Calver; Sayer
Baxter - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Benjamin Baxter born 1835 in Beccles, Suffolk. Married an Elizabeth from Oaksey, Gloucester.Moved to Richmond Surrey. Father of William Baxter. also George and Hannah.occupation Cabinet Maker
Family Surnames: Baxter
Woods Hollingworth Last - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Family Surnames: Woods Hollingworth Last
Re Library & Literary Institute - (Beccles - Suffolk)
From Cassells Gazetteer c1896 Beccles : 1891 Population : 6,669 - Has a room in the church of St Michael which used to be a library.The old Town hall is used for the town library and literary institute.
Browning - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Edith Alice Browning, my paternal grandmother, was born in Beccles in 1864.Her father's name was Frederick George Browning, a painter and decorator. At the time of the 1881 Census, she was living in Lowestoft. In 1886 she married Edgar Taylor, and at the 1891 Census, was living in Tottenham. My father, ALBERT VICTOR TAYLOR was born in 1891;her daughters were Constance(b.1887), Hilda (b.1896) and Violet (b.1901). I have no info. past the 1901 Census about Edith & Edgar, and seek informationon ancestors or descendants.
Family Surnames: Browning
Reeve / Norman - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Seeking to share info. regarding the descendants and ancestors of Frances REEVE, born 13 Mar 1838 in Hopton, a daughter of John REEVE and Harriet DYE. She died on 21 Jan 1922 at Beccles, SFK. Frances first married Thomas Francis KING on 28 Nov 1861in Belton, SFK. After his death, she then married the widower Robert Samuel NORMAN on 31 Mar 1872 in Norwich, NFK.
Family Surnames: Reeve Norman King Dye
looking for my great great grandfathes parents - (Beccles - Suffolk)
I am looking for the parents of James Alden he was born in 1819, he married Elizabeth Aldred in 1845, she was born in 1827. on his wedding certificate he has father deceased, which has made it difficult, he lived in Beccles all his married life, Elizabeth died in 1859, she gave him 8 children, quite a few years later he married my great great grandmother Maryanne English, James died at Ingate street in 1897 he was an agriculture laborour, I have been to the libuary in Lowestoft and cant find anything to help me with finding his parents, I have also looked in the surrounding areas with no luck, unless I have missed something, if anyone can help it would be so very Kind as I live a long way from Beccles, although I spent a lot of lovely holidays there when young sue.
Family Surnames: Alden
Thomas Tacon - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Thomas Tacon born in December 1826, baptised in June 1827, parents John & Mary. Looking for any siblings.
Family Surnames: Tacon
Lobban, Ellwood - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Elizabeth Grace Ellwood married John Lobban in the late 1890's, and lived in Beccles, where their children were born. Clifford John and Claudine in 1898 (Clifford died in the 1st world war aged 20). Donald in 1899 and Reginald - birth year unknown.John Was born in Scotland, and Grace possibly in Norwich. Have followed the line from Donald, but lost all trace of the others. Can anyone help ??
Family Surnames: Lobban, Ellwood
Samuel Francis Robinson - (Beccles - Suffolk)
I am a fith generation South African and have just learned that my Great Grandfather, SF Robinson, was born in Beccles, Lowestoft on 3 July 1821. Can anybody help me to confirm this information?
Family Surnames: Robinson
ARCHER, SAUNDERS - Beccles -1870 - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Joseph ARCHER m. Anna ?. Children: Alice b. 1879. Ada m. Harry OXBROUGH. Children: ? Henry & Patricia. Agnes b. 1899, m. 1921 Victor George SAUNDERS. Children: Victor James, Phyllis, Joseph, Audrey & Edward - some of them immigrated to Canada with parents. Appreciate assistance.
Family Surnames: Archer - Saunders - Beccles - 1879
Knights Dowding Dowden - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Charles Knights b 1839 in Kessingland married Elizabeth Dowding or Dowden b 1840 in Beccles. They had Charles George b 1863, James 1864, Anna Elizabeth 1865, Emma 1867, Florence 1868, William 1870, Elizabeth 1874, Ernest John 1877, Walter Henry 1880 and Mabel. If any of these people are in your tree please make contact.
Family Surnames: Knights Dowding Dowden
Bence or Bence Sparrow - (Beccles - Suffolk)
any family details, addresses etc
Family Surnames: Bence, Sparrow
William Brighton - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Looking for information about William Brighton and his family. He was born in Bungay, lived in beccles, outlton broad and was a boat builder. Built the now famous Wherry Albion among many others. Any information about him and his family gratly appreciated
Family Surnames: Brighton
Broughton - (Beccles - Suffolk)
My great-grandfather Raymond Broughton (b.1842) moved to Beccles from Spixworth in Norfolk in 1871. He worked as a blacksmith, married Louisa Garrould and raised a family before moving to Lowestoft around 1900. Would love to hear from anyone with relevant info.
Family Surnames: Broughton Garrould
BREWER - (Beccles - Suffolk)
My g-grandfather,John Brewer,born in Beccles 1855 His father was James J. Brewer,bracemaker &saddler by occupation. Don't know wife's name but John had 3 brothers.Anyone connected to this family? John settled in Australia.
Family Surnames: Brewer
Cross - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Catherine Cross born here circa 1850 m JTMason Any Information gratefully recieved. Keith
Family Surnames: Cross Mason
Edward FEEK - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Am researching Jones family of Aldeby and Toft Monks, Norfolk, one of whom married Edward Feek of Beccles, Suffolk in 1866. She was called Lucy Jones but due to mistranscription appears variously as Soanes/Sones/Soans. If you have any information on the Feek family do please get in touch.
Family Surnames: Feek, Jones, Sones, Soanes, Soans
George, Reginald Walter Henry - (Beccles - Suffolk)
I'm searching any information about my father's family - especially his parents and his siblings. He was born October 1900 in Beccles and baptised as Regie NOT Reginald or Reg but was know as Reg for most of his life. He was in the RFC in the Great War and moved to London sometime after war's end.
Family Surnames: George
Ives/Bridges - (Beccles - Suffolk)
I am looking for information about James Ives and his wife Rachel Bridges who lived in Beccles in the late 1700s. They eventually moved to Worlingworth, where they had a number of children, including my great great great grandmother, Susannah. I am wondering if either of them were born in Beccles or if they married there. I found a reference to the couple in Beccles on a Settlement Certificate dated 31 March 1784. I do not know what a settlement certificate is. Any suggestions?
Family Surnames: Ives/Bridges
estelle florence coles - (Beccles - Suffolk)
am trying to trace life of estelle f coles.born 24 11 1905. father robert scales coles a printer's compositor mother emmaline elizabeth resided at 131 denmark rd beccles in 1906. estelle was born at 71 ravens meer beccles ud.can any one help,does any one know if ravens meer was a hospital etc. i believe estelle had three brothers austin, george, and robert. john benson
Family Surnames: Coles
hayward - (Beccles - Suffolk)
Looking for info on samuel hayward b1806 beccles suffolk and his family. henry hayward b 1833 beccles suffolk.
Family Surnames: Hayward
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