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Gomshall ... Guildford
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Baker Family - (Gomshall - Surrey)
Henry Baker lived in Gomshall with his wife Sarah nee Royston, daughters Elizabeth, Sarah and Hannah from the 1841 Cenus. Elizabeth married John Copus, then Thomas Cheeseman. Sarah had an illigitimate son on the 1851 Census, but nothing else found for Sarah or Hannah. If you have any information on this family your help will be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Baker
Manfield - Grafham - (Grafham - Surrey)
Researching surname Manfield in and around Grafham 1830 onwards and possibly earlier. Many entries in Grafham St Andrew parish register. Any information please contact me. Graham
Family Surnames: Manfield
Albert Archibald Manfield - (Grafham - Surrey)
Researching Albert Archibald (Archie) Manfield born 1892 Smithbrook (near Grafham) killed first day of the Somme 1st July 1916. Name commemorated on war memorial plaque above west door of Grafham St Andrew. Also interested in the other names on that plaque. Graham
Family Surnames: Manfield
Grafhams of Shere - (Grafham - Surrey)
I can trace my family back to Henry Grafham who married Mary Higlet on 19.5.1730 in Shere. Subsequent generations stayed in the general area of Wotton and Abinger, finally moving to London.If anyone else is researching the Grafham family I would be happy to share info.
Family Surnames: Grafham
Sarah Crack - (Great Bookham - Surrey)
Sarah Crack born Gt.Bookham,Surrey 1833.Daughter of James and Ann Crack.
Family Surnames: Crack/Berry
AYRES of Great Bookham - (Great Bookham - Surrey)
Emma Ayres married James White in 1840s approximately. Her father was John Ayres.
Family Surnames: Ayres
HAWLEY, HORLEY at Great Bookham - (Great Bookham - Surrey)
Richard Hawley b. about 1789 was a sawyer at Gt Bookham. Later at Cobham. Married Naomi Kichenside in 1814. Children Caroline Horley (1816), Eliza Horley (1819), Esther Horley (1822), William Horley (1826), James Horley (1828), Mary Ann Horley (1831) Jane Horley (1834). Pls contact me if connected. Mark.
Family Surnames: Horley Hawley Hawly Kichenside
Great Bookham Surrey inn keeper - (Great Bookham - Surrey)
John Gregory and his wife Jane ran an inn in Great Bookham during the late 18 th century. They had four children Elizabeth 1771,Caroline 1775, John 1781, Thomas 1784. Also possibly another John 1772, and another Jane 1777, both may have died at or near birth.
Family Surnames: Gregory
Guildford Balchins - (Guildford - Surrey)
Seeking other descendants of Joseph Moss BALCHIN (chr 1777, Guildford, son of John & Elizabeth) and his wife, Harriotte Barrington Loggie FOSTER. They had 8 children: Harriet St John, James, John, Josephine Elizabeth, Charles, Joseph Moss, Mary and Mark. Josephine Elizabeth BALCHIN married Henry NORRIS (son of Henry NORRIS and Mary WELLAND) and emigrated to Australia.
Family Surnames: Balchin Norris Welland Foster
Stoke Next Guildford - (Guildford - Surrey)
Seeking information regarding Stoke next Guildford, Warren Farm where my descendant Emma Booker lived with her second husband John Blanchard in 1901
Family Surnames: Booker Blanchard
Gunner's - (Guildford - Surrey)
I am looking for info. on the Gunner family located in or around Stringers Common,Guildford, Surrey England. My grandmother was Evelyn Gunner and she met my grandfather in England when he was stationed there with the Canadian Army in WWI. He marriedmy grandmother in Guildford and they came to the U.S in 1919 or 1920. She died in 1940 and I have never known much about her. My father (her only child) is still alive and doesn't know much about her family there. She also had a sister Belle who married a friend of my grandfather and they moved to Canada. Any info on the Gunner's would be greatly appreciated! They were a very large family from what my father heard! Thank you...
Family Surnames: Gunner
Sir Morris Abbot - (Guildford - Surrey)
From the Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 Sir Morris Abbot was born Guildford 1565 and died London 10th Jan 1642. A merchant and Lord mayor of London, he was knighted on the accession of Charles I. 1625. he was one of the original directors of the East India Company, and its Governor in 1624, rendering it most important services. He was elected to Parliament 1621 and in 1624 became a member of the Council for the establishing the colony of Virginia
Family Surnames: Abbot
Gunner ? - (Guildford - Surrey)
Evelyn Gwinn married a Canadian soldier called Hector Fraser in 1919. Evelyn and Hector returned to Canada, leaving a daughter with her grandparents. Any info appreciated. Hector was in the Canadian Black Watch.
Family Surnames: Gwinn Fraser
Hart, Strudwick - (Guildford - Surrey)
in Guildford
Family Surnames: Hart Strudwick
Duntze/wiltshire Family, Guildford, Surrey - (Guildford - Surrey)
Alice Duntze married my ancestor Alfred Wiltshire in September 1891 in Guildford. They had three children Frank b1894, Florence b1897 and Reginald b1900. Alfred was involved with the postal service. All the children were born in Egham. I am afterinformation on the family and even better long lost relations. I live in Tasmania and am doing this research on behalf of an elderly relation who lost contact with the family after migrating to Australia in 1921. If anyone can help me with this matter I would be most grateful. Kim in Tasmania
Family Surnames: Duntze Wiltshire
Matthews, Guildford 1891+ - (Guildford - Surrey)
Seeking ANY details on EDITH MATTHEWS born 1877 Rugby WAR daughter of Elizabeth (nee SPENCER) and John MATTHEWS. In 1891 & 1901 Census Located in Merrow. According to family knowledge was a nurse in the Boer War (1901-1902?) and eventually married and had 3 children. I do have some photographs of these. Edith married Charles JELLEY in Guildford 1902
Family Surnames: Matthews, Jelley, Jelly,Spencer
Stacey and Milton - (Guildford - Surrey)
Looking for detail on Thomas Stacey c 6.12.1835 Fernhurstson of Thomas Stacey and Ann Stacey - who married 30.3.1861 to Mary Ann (nee Milton)Payton. Thomas was Mary's second husband as her first husband Henry died. There may be children from her first marriage, but with Thomas according to the 1881 census they had Arthur b 1867 Guildford and Alfred b 1871 Guildford. In 1881 they lived at Farnham Road, Guildford St Nicholas, Surrey. Mary Ann's brother William married Thomas's sister Ann Stacey. They were married 9.2.1856 in Fernhurst, and had the following children Daniel b 1859; Mary Ann b 1858; George b 1856, it is possible they may have had more children. Any information would be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Stacey Milton Pa(E)Yton
FOSTER - (Guildford - Surrey)
Family Surnames: Foster
Downes - (Guildford - Surrey)
George William Downes was a Cabinet Maker (born 1836 in Guildford, Surrey) who lived in 26 - 28 Bright Hill, Charlotteville, Guildford. He had three wives during his lifetime (1) Charlotte Lunn, 1829-1868, born Guildford; (2) Eliza Emily Evans, born Guildford, 1848-1882; (3) Mary Ann Basson, 1851-1910, born near Witney, Oxfordshire. George had a number of children: Eliza Mary, 1862; Lucy, 1863; Alice Louise, 1868; Frank Wilfred, 1874; Ernest Gilbert, 1876; Nellie Artis, 1881-1882; Claude Ida, 1885. George William Downes spoke fluent French and German and visited Paris in France several times. He was also taught in schools in Guildford and Woking on Art and Science, and he designed the Unitarian Church in Ward Street, Guildford, and he was a Treasurer of Natural History Society, and for 33 years he was also Chairman of the Deposit Friendly Society. He died in November 1915 and buried at The Mount, Guildford. There were other branches of the Downes family in Guildford, (all the following came from Guildford originally) such as in Farncombe, Camberwell, Rotherhithe; Abingdon, Berkshire, City of Oxford, also in Kent and in Plymouth, Devon, and in Slough, Berkshire.
Family Surnames: Downes
holt - harris - (Guildford - Surrey)
Frederick Henry Holt (b. 1832) married Ann HARRIS (b. 1832) in 1859. Lived in Guildford and then Godalming. Any realtives out there?
Family Surnames: Holt, Harris
Lambert - (Guildford - Surrey)
Can anyone help? Looking for CHARLES LAMBERT born c1849 Guildford Surrey. Fathers name JOSEPH
Family Surnames: Lambert
jack & nancy Lena ship - (Guildford - Surrey)
l am looking for information on on jack & lena who lived overlooking a school up to about 1945 l believe they had two children robert and margaret.jack was a joiner and lena worked in the stores at aldershot.they had a motorbike and sidecar,went camping at canvey island and then got a baby austin car l think.anyinfo galdly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Ship
guildford cemetries -- help please - (Guildford - Surrey)
hi could some kind person tell me if Brockley Cemetery is in guildford and if its the same one as Guildford cemetery?? am looking into the Doubell family line -- have a photo and know there is a few of them bruied close together - would love to know which ones though thanks maz
Family Surnames: Doubell
doubell - guildford, stoke and hawkhurst - (Guildford - Surrey)
looking for information of the Doubell's from guildford beryl, doris and eric were all siblings born in guildford. parents were charles and emily (nee portsmouth) grandparents were william and agnes (nee ferminger) great grandparents were james and susannah (nee gower) g,g,grandparents were james and ann (nee humphries) would love to know dates and places etc for most of them. any help would be appriciated thanks maz
Family Surnames: Doubell
longhurst family guildford - (Guildford - Surrey)
i am tracing my family tree am looking for info on the longhurst family guildford1899
Family Surnames: Longhurst
binfield family - (Guildford - Surrey)
tracing my family tree looking for info on them in readingfrom 1900 thank you
Family Surnames: Binfield Family 1900 Onwards
Ernest John Wainer - (Guildford - Surrey)
I am trying to find details about an Ernest John Wainer who is believed to have served in The Queens Regiment of the Army during WWII and was based in barracks in Guildford, Surrey. Can anyone help??
Family Surnames: Wainer
Sidebotham - Sidebottom - (Guildford - Surrey)
My g.g.grandfather William SIDEBOTHAM was born c. 28.2.1798 to John SIDEBOTTOM and baptised at St. Mary's, Guildford. The family was in Stockport, Ches., before 1840, and Wigan by 1872. Any information welcome.
Family Surnames: Sidebotham Sidebottom
foster - (Guildford - Surrey)
William born Dunsfold 1829 and Sarah Jane nee Nolgrove,and their children Ellen,William,Arthur and Fanny, all born Guildford
Family Surnames: Foster
RICE - Guildford - (Guildford - Surrey)
I'm searching for living descendants, (or anyone who may have known) Ernest RICE (b1898). Married in Guildford in 1920, but separated within 2 or 3 years. Known to have lived in and around Guildford from c1918 onwards. Occupation likely to have been a Motor Mechanic. I am unable to find any record of his death, or burial.
Family Surnames: Rice
1881 Census entry for clara E Pyorer - (Guildford - Surrey)
HELP ---- Can any kind person shed a little light. The 1881 UK Census lists a Fanny O'Callaghan WIDOW aged 40 years - living with her Sister - Clara E PYORER (birth Guildford Surrey) aged 49 years - Single - living in Guildford - the Daughter of an Army Captain. Cannot trace any Pyorer family in any database or list. All other Census sources confirm the spelling of PYORER ??? Richard - Brisbane - Australia
Family Surnames: Pyorer & O'callaghan
Bulmer, Fanning, Collyer, Peacock - (Guildford - Surrey)
Bulmer family moved from Kilham, East Yorkshire to Albury Surrey in about 1842 Family as below William Bulmer born about 1794 who died 1843 in Albury age 49 Hannah Bulmer born about 1807 in Beverley, Yorkshire who on the death of her husband William in 1843 married Mark Varey William and Hannah's children are as below Marwood Watson Bulmer 1835 in Kilham Yorkshire Robert Thomas Bulmer born 1842 in Kilham, Yorkshire John Bulmer orn 1843 in Albury, Surrey Eliza Bulmer born 1840 in Kilham Yorkshire William Bulmer born in Kilham Yorkshire Roger Bulmer born 1828 in Kilham, Yorkshire Ann Bulmer born 1833 in Kilham Yorkshire Marwood Watson Bulmer born 1835 married Louisa (Lucy) Collyer on Jan 3rd 1864 in Stoke next to Guildford. The bride was the daughter of James Collyer. Marwood and Louisa had 3 children John Robert Bulmer born aug 1864 who died Sep 1864 in Guildford, Surrey Ellen Bulmer born about 1870 in Southampton, Hampshire Walter John Bulmer born about 1869 in either Southampton or Guildford John Bulmer born 1843 in Albury married Ann Matilda Peacock on Apr 24 1875 in Stoke next to Guildford. She was born about 1852 John died 13th June 1875 Robert Thomas Bulmer born 1842 in Kilham, Yorkshire married Charlotte Fanning on 4th Apr 1864 in Stoke next to Guildford. She was the daughter of William Fanning and was born in 1844 in Guildford and died in 1921 in Kingston upon Thames Robert and Charlotte's family is as follows Eliza Sarh Bulmer born 1869 Robert William BUlmer born 1871 who died in 1902 in Kingston John Henry Bulmer born 1872 in Kingston Anna Florence Bulmer born 1873 in Kingston died in 1901 Marwood Watson Bulmer born 1877 in Kingston died in 1920 Thomas F Bulmer born 1879 in Kingston Alfred William Bulmer born 1881 in Kingston died Dec 15 1917 in Italy war grave Maud Clara Bulmer born 1888 in Kingston married in 1909 in Kingston Elizabeth Charlotte Bulmer born 1864 in Guildford married in 1891 in Kingston Ellen BUlmerborn 1875 in Kingston died in 1876 Walter John Bulmer born 1869 in Guildford or Southampton married Eva Louisa Tapper in 1932. Alfred William Bulmer born 1881 son of Robert Thomas born 1842 married Elizabeth Turnham in March 1907 in Kingston upon Thames Alfred and Elizabeth had the following family Robert William born 1908 in Kingston he married someone with the surname Bourquin Ethel Rose Bulmer born 1910 in Kingston Lilliam Irene Bulmer born 1913 Horace C Bulmer born 1917 who married someone with the surname Ayres in 1939
Family Surnames: Bulmer Collyer Fanning Peacock Watson Varey Bourquin Ayres Turnham Tapper
Seabrook family - (Guildford - Surrey)
Am researching the Seabrook family in Guildford. Harry Seabrook, a butcher, married Harriet Smith in 1804 and lived in Suffolk before moving to Guildford. His son William (married Harriet Pearson) ran the "Swan" pub there about 1840s. Common first names in this family are Daniel, Caroline, John, Henry, Abigail and George. All inquiries welcome!
Family Surnames: Seabrook, Pearson, Keene, Easton
Keene family - (Guildford - Surrey)
Looking for parents and sibblings of Uriah Keene, he was born 1804 Guildford Surrey, became a stone mason, married Mary Ann Smithers in Plaxtol Kent in 1832 and moved to Marylebone London. His father James Keene, I have no information about and his Brother Benjamin Keene was a Stone Mason in Guildford, and his grand father was master of the House of Correction I think, thanks Eileen.
Family Surnames: Keene
Guildford Seabrooks & Tickners - (Guildford - Surrey)
I am researching Seabrooks in Guildford and later Marylebone. I have Thomas Seabrook b1769c place unknown who had a son John Seabrook b1807 in Guildford. John was a bellringer who married Mary Tickner in 1828. They had one son John b1831 then Mary died in 1831/32. In 1833 John snr married Martha Young and had another four children b1836 -1850 - Sarah, Thomas, William and Emma. John snr and Martha later moved to Marylebone. John jnr became a plumber as did his younger brother William. John jnr married Elizabeth (surname unknown) and they had at least one son Alfred William b1864. Would like to share info with other Seabrook & Tickner researchers. Debby
Family Surnames: Seabrook, Tickner
Arnop/ Nash/ Carr - (Guildford - Surrey)
Looking for info on Mary Nash( Arnop ). Mary Arnop married Richard Nash 1745, Petworth, Sussex, Children Edward Arnop, Richard Nash, Mathew, William & John. Mary nash Arnop remarried Peter Carn possibly in London.( any descendents) The Carns had connection with Sussex. The Arnop trade was butcher's and Marys father Thomas suppiled goods to Petworth House.Marys former husband Richard Nash was a miller.Looking for his place of birth & death. We also have a later Nash Caleb b 1836 Northchapel Sussex who ended up in Guildford, de married Louisa Reed there children Caleb, Matida, frederick, Elizabeth & Sarah. The second Caleb b 1872 married Florence, children frederick, Thomas and Louisa Rose all born Shere. In 1901 census Caleb was photography. All info welcome epecially on descendents
Family Surnames: Arnop, Nash, Carr
Ayling - Guildford - (Guildford - Surrey)
Looking for information about Charles Ayling, born c 1836, son of James & Hannah. Married Emily, children include Charles(Choppy), Annie, Minnie & Alice.
Family Surnames: Ayling, Martin, Ansell, Matthews, Collins
Evans - Guildford - (Guildford - Surrey)
Researching Douglas Richard Evans (DOB 1888) born in Waterlooville, died in 1966. He had been the manager of a nursery in the Guildford area and married his second wife Mary along about 1945-1955. Last known address Broomfield Park Barn, Guildford.
Family Surnames: Evans Guildford
Buckle - (Guildford - Surrey)
I am looking for any information on my grandmother Edith Kathleen Buckle born 1883 in Guildford Surrey. She moved to Canada and Married John Thomas Rooke in 1913
Family Surnames: Buckle - Rooke
copus's read this - (Guildford - Surrey)
my grandfather was born in middlesex 1855-1860joined british army in 1876 name james copus service s/african & ireland brother george sister elizabeth or eliza father name james mother ? lived ? wish to know more about the family can you help
Family Surnames: Copues
Berry - (Guildford - Surrey)
Am looking for any relatives of Ernest Berry. last known living in the Guildford area. Believed to have been married with a daughter Any information gratefully recieved
CATHRINE - (Guildford - Surrey)
I am researching the CATHRINE family in the Guildford area. Joseph Cathrine was born around 1815 in Kent. He joined the Royal Marines at the age of 11 years as a drummer boy and subsequently the 45th Regiment of Foot. He married a Guildford girl (Sophia) and in 1854, after many years in South Africa where several of their children were born (and died), they returned to Guildford. Joseph and two of his daughters died of Cholera in August 1854 in a place called Friary Place and I can't find that on a map. Two of the daughters married railwaymen (Snell and Glazier) and a son moved to Cheltenham. His son Francis married Eliza Harding and as far as I know the family stayed around Guildford. Any information about the places mentioned or remaining family members would be greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Cathrine, Snell, Glazier
Lucy Ann SAKER + William Ely STERRY - (Guildford - Surrey)
William Ely Sterry and Lucy Ann Saker were married 2 Dec 1834 St Pancreas, Old Church London. Lucy was b.1816 d.1871, William was b.1814 d.1873, both dying in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Any details on either family would be valued. I don't know if they are asociated with Guildford, the only details I have are for Lucy's birth in Surrey. Regards Andrew.
Belchamber family - (Guildford - Surrey)
I'm interested in hearing from any Belchamber researchers and am particularly keen to hear from anyone with connections to the family in Guildford area.
Family Surnames: Belchamber
Howard /Edwards family - (Guildford - Surrey)
William Howard, b Lawford, Essex, married Harriett Edwards of Clandon, Surrey,in St Nicholas Church,Guildford in Jan 1841. Harrietts' father was Thomas Edwards. Children possibly included Lucy, Emma, Thomas, Eliza, Harry, Sarah Ann, George, Alfred,Mary and Alice. In 1851 census they lived at 6 Mill Mead, Guildford. Would love to hear fom anybody with more information.
Family Surnames: Howard Edwards
PHILLIPS - (Guildford - Surrey)
Looking for information on and descendants of Charles John PHILLIPS, born at Folkestone, Kent, in 1869, and Georgina CLACY, born at Wareham, Dorset, in 1870, who married at Ringwood in Hampshire in 1893. Charles worked for the London and South West Railway, originally as a steam-getter and later as an engine driver. They had at least two children born in Ringwood: Eleanor Jane (1894) and Clarissa May (1896). A third child, Georgina Lucy, was born in Southampton in 1899. At the date of the 1901 census the family was living at Denzil (?) Road in Guildford. Eleanor married Reginald Plumley at Guildford in the Dec 1922 quarter. Clarissa married Ron Lodge in 1936 but had no children. Does anyone recognise any of these people please?
Family Surnames: Phillips, Plumley
ROBERTS/PLUMB Marriage guildford 1930 - (Guildford - Surrey)
Can anyone help me find absolutely any info on Frederick Arthur Roberts born somewhere around about 1909. All i have on this guy is that he married Christibel May Plumb may 1930. She is from Bury St Edmonds. They got divorced between 1930 and 1940 as she remarried. She has not spoken of anything to do with this chap. I cannot find a birth certificate for him as nothing tallys up. I know his father was called John William Roberts but by 1930 when Fred married he was already dead. Am finding it near impossible to trace this guy and its over 2 years of searching now. Any help what so ever would be gratefully received!!
Family Surnames: Roberts Plumb
Dilloway family - (Guildford - Surrey)
Looking for information about the Dilloway family. Thomas Dilloway b. 1857(Petworth) married 1. Annie Nash (1879)2. Elizabeth Jane Nash.(nee Bond) These were sisters who originated from Shere Surrey. Thomas and his family operated the Guildford park post office in Denzil road.
Family Surnames: Dilloway, Nash
WILLIAM SHARP - (Guildford - Surrey)
Looking for any one who would know of William or family.WILLIAM SHARP was an officer in the army he went to Canada and met his wife Ruth Long. They came back to England but at some time he must have been stationed in IRELAND they had these children,KATE,WILLIAM JOHN,ANNIE GERTRUDE,MARY TERRESA,FLORENCE EDITH,JAMES,RUTH.I would like to hear from any one who came from part of this family.
Family Surnames: Sharp
Dapdune road guildford No 24 - (Guildford - Surrey)
On censuses between 1890 and 1901 various house numbers dissapear I am interested in No 24 In 1912 A George Edward Ansell lived there aged 19 I cannot find this man On BMD records or on Census can any one help?
Family Surnames: Ansell
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