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North Tawton ... Okehampton
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lake northcott - (North Tawton - Devon)
looking for info on any northcott lakes
Family Surnames: Northcott Lake
Ingerson/Ingersene - (North Tawton - Devon)
Looking for Ingerson/Ingersene, Eliza Ingerson b.1826 daughter of William & Ann, other children John b.1823 Mary b.1830
Family Surnames: Ingerson,Ingersene
Family Day - (North Tawton - Devon)
Looking for any one who was connected to William and Samuel Day, had a Blacksmiths shop in North Tawton in the late 1800's
Family Surnames: Day
Oliver Marchant - (North Tawton - Devon)
Looking for information on Oliver Marchant / Merchant born approx 1820 North Tawton married Elizabeth Sampson Dec 1843
Family Surnames: Marchant
STEVENS family, North Tawton - (North Tawton - Devon)
I have a Mary STEVENS, born circa 1798, North Tawton, Devon, daughter of Mark STEVENS and Mary WILCOX, who married on 28 Mar 1790, North Tawton, Devon. Mark and Mary had at least five children at North Tawton (details on request). Mary STEVENS married George PHILLIPS on 31 Aug 1823, North Tawton, Devon. Other surnames connected with the STEVENS family are REED and HAWKINS (three of Mary STEVENS brothers - Roger, Mark and Thomas - all married HAWKINS girls from North Tawton, perhaps sisters?).
Family Surnames: Stevens, Wilcox, Phillips, Reed, Hawkins
Saunders/sanders - (Northam - Devon)
Looking for ancestors/descendants of Richard Sa(u)nders baptized 9th Oct 1832 at Northam married to Mary Ann Dimond born 1831. They were married on 27 July 1859 at Parish Church, Northam. In the early 1860s they moved to Gillingham, Kent with daughter Mary, and went on to have children Jane, Alfred and William there. Richard was a shipwright/carpenter. About 1900 Richard and Mary Ann moved back to Devon and resided at Westward Ho!
Family Surnames: Saunders Sanders
Melhuish/melluish - (Northam - Devon)
Looking for information on Roger Melhuish, died 1745 and Eleanor Melhuish, died 1746 - in Northam. They had 5 children - William, Thomas, Frances, Eleanor and Elizabeth.
Family Surnames: Melhuish Melluish
Tatem - (Northam - Devon)
Seeking origins of Robert Tatem, master mariner,who married Frances Cole in Appledore in 1809.
Family Surnames: Tatem
Netherton - (Northam - Devon)
Seeking any information please on Mary Netherton born Lanlivery in 1802, living with her daughter Sarah Musgrove in Castle Street Northam in 1881.
Family Surnames: Netherton Northam
symons - (Northam - Devon)
Looking for a Richard Symons born 1878 in Appledore and marrying an Elizabeth ? who came from Northam Devon. They moved to Cardiff where Richard became a Mariner. Any other Symons from Bideford area will be welcomed.Thanks
Family Surnames: Symons
EVANS family of Northam - (Northam - Devon)
Looking for anyone who may link in, in any capacity, to the EVANS family of Northam and Appledore.
Family Surnames: Evans
SMALLRIDGE-KELSEY - (Northam - Devon)
Smallridge or smallbridge...Northam or Bideford-Instow. family names--Kelsey and Harvey--
Family Surnames: Smallridge
Joseph Henry Dean and Rose Coleman. - (Northam - Devon)
Seeking information about Joseph Henry Dean and Rose Coleman. They were recorded in the 1901 Census as living in Northam and his occupation was a Baker, Confectioner and they lived at Springfield House, Northam, Bideford, Devon
Family Surnames: Dean/Coleman
Tatem - (Northam - Devon)
Seeking origins of Robert Tatem who married Frances Cole in 1809
Family Surnames: R Tatem
HONEY John and William - (Northam - Devon)
John (b.1797) and William (b. 1809) HONEY married 2 HATHERLY sisters Alice (b. 1801)and Elizabeth (b. 1807) Alice had previously been married to a Benjamin WAY and subsequently married a John DOWNING. Alice and John HONEY's son James Hamley HONEY emigrated to Canada with his wife Emma CRUSE and Alice and her husband John DOWNING followed with their son Jonathan.
Family Surnames: Honey Hatherly Downing Cruse
Halls/Greenslade - (Northam - Devon)
Hi if anyone has any details on Joseph and Elizabeth Halls, married 11 mar 1771 or any of their children, thomas, mary, emanuel or elizabeth please make contact. I'd like to share information
Family Surnames: Halls, Greenslade, Fleming
Macnamara/Macknamarren - (Northam - Devon)
I am looking for any links to the following people, Charles Macknamarren and wife Grace nee Rogers born Northam c1725. They had three children in the 1750s that are recorded, Thomas, John and Elizabeth. Elizabeth died in infancy, John disappears more or less without trace but possibly moved to Penmaen near Swansea. Thomas went on to marry Mary Rowe of Northam, they had two children in 1780s. Mary died 2 weeks after the birth of son Charles in 1787 and Thomas died a pauper 2 years later. I can find no trace of their daughter Elizabeth who was born in 1785. Charles was apprenticed as a seaman in 1801, he married Elizabeth Williams of Ilfracombe in 1811 and went on to join the coastguards, serving in Devon,Ireland and Sunderland where he died of Typhus in 1847. After Charles's death the family split up with some moving to Swansea and some going to Portsmouth.
Family Surnames: Mcnamara Macknamarren Macknamara Rogers Rowe
Walter Lock born 1878 - (Northam - Devon)
Looking for information on Walter Lock born 1878 in Northam Devon. Parents John Lock born 1838 and mother Amelia Hore His marriage was ?Annie Louise Lowe. 1901 ? children. I would be please to have any information on Him. Thank you Barbara
HALLS/FLEMING - (Northam - Devon)
Looking for descendants of Joseph HALLS and Elisabeth GREENSLADE. Joseph buried May 1808 and Elizabeth Apr 1806 in Northam. Children John, Emanuel, Elizabeth, Mary and Thomas. Thomas married Mary FLEMING in Dec 1798 at Northam.
Family Surnames: Halls Fleming Greenslade Williams
elizabeth heard & william williams - (Northam - Devon)
Looking for Elizabeth ...? (c1851) from Northam who married William Williams in Newton Abbot in 1869. It's possible she could be Elizabeth Heard if births in Northam were registered under Bideford. Any suggestions are welcome!
Family Surnames: Heard/Williams
Sanders/Saunders - (Northam - Devon)
John Sanders (Saunders) born 1791 in Northam, married Betsey Penhorwood at Northam on 29 January 1815 and had one son, William. I am trying to trace the parents of John, who was a blacksmith. Some believe his parents were Samuel Sanders and Sarah Lethbridge but I am not convinced that this is correct. Has anyone any information to prove this one way or the other? Thanks.
Family Surnames: Sanders Saunders
Hooper Family of Northleigh - (Northleigh - Devon)
I am seeking information about the Hooper family who lived in Northleigh, Devon (late 18th century-early 19th century). In particular, I would love to know of Hoopers who migrated to Maryland, USA- possibly Calvert County. Thank you, Charles, USA
Family Surnames: Hooper
SANDERS - (Northlew - Devon)
Looking for others who may be researching SANDERS family who finished up in Shebbear, but seem to have started out in Northlew.
Family Surnames: Sanders
Watkins of Northlew - (Northlew - Devon)
Anyone else researching the Watkins' of Northlew (back to latter part of 18th Century) and neighbouring Ashbury?
Crocker of lewmoor farm - (Northlew - Devon)
Henry and Matilda Crocker(nee Johns)
Family Surnames: Crocker
WOOLDRIDGE of Northlew,Devon - (Northlew - Devon)
Looking for anyone descendant from my 5x great grandfather William WOOLDRIDGE b 1741,Northlew,Devon.He married Sarah PROCKHAY(or ROCKEY b 1749) on 3 Jan 1772, in Northlew,Devon. William and Sarah had 9 children-Elizabeth,Mary,John,William,Thomas,Sarah,Phillip,James,Thristram. All of them also born in Northlew,Devon. I'm descendant from William and Sarahs son my 4x great grandfather William b 1778, he married Susanna PHEAR in 1816 in Bratton Clovelly, Devon.They had 5 children- Sarah,William,Thomas,Susanna, Anne. William and Susanna's daughter my 3x great grandmother Susanna b 1824 married John KENNARD in 1855 at Northlew, Devon,England. If anyone has anymore information or are descendants I would be most grateful for contact. Gina
Family Surnames: Wooldridge,Prockhay,Rockey,Phear,Kennard
GLIDDON -- Northlew Devon - (Northlew - Devon)
I'm researching the GLIDDON families,I have a JOSEPH GLIDDON born 1807 Parents Joseph & Elizabeth,he married Hannah? in 1828 at Northlew.Their children were Ann,Henry,William,Harriett,Thomas,John,Mary & ElizabethAny help greatly appreciated
Family Surnames: Gliddon
Thomas Wood - (Northlew - Devon)
According to the 1871 census Thomas Wood was born at Northlew around 1830, however unable to trace him there in earlier years. Any information on his parents, and siblings would be great.
Family Surnames: Wood
Northcott/Gill - (Northlew - Devon)
looking for information on Samuel Northott {Northcote} married Elizabeth Gill 9th Oct 1803. Samuel was attached to 28th Regiment of Foot North Gloucestershire Reg at time of their marriage. they were married in St Andrews church Plymouth.They are my GGGG grandparents.Their first son Arron was born in Ireland in 1815 and my GGG grandfather Samuel was born 1834 in Northlew Town. Samuel was born 1778 & Elizabeth 1785 she was baptised in 1795 in Hatherley. I have traced the Northott family back to this point.Need help going further back
Family Surnames: Northcott / Gill
Penwill - (Noss Mayo - Devon)
Interested in any Penwill/Penwells 1700-1900. Particularly Jonathan Penwill 1791-1852 who lived at Blue shutters
Family Surnames: Penwill
Partridges - (Nymet Rowland - Devon)
Photos of Nymet Mills,Hawkridge Farm,Parsonage Farm,Park Mill or Easington in the Nymet Rowland/Lapford/Coldridge areas where the Partridges lived and farmed in the 1700/1800s required please.
Family Surnames: Partridge
Heard Family Nymet Tracey - (Nymet Tracey - Devon)
Does anyone have any information on Thomas Heard who farmed Herdicott in the 1700's, his father John who was born in 1736, or his son John who was born in the 1780s in Nymet Tracey.
Family Surnames: Heard Nymet Tracey
Elliot - (Nymet Tracey - Devon)
Elizabeth Elliot, d. 1838, of Nymet Tracey married John Westaway, possibly of South Tawton. They moved to Stoke Damerel and had a slew of kids. Would love to know anything of the Elliot family.
Family Surnames: Elliot
Mary Parish - (Nymet Tracey - Devon)
Mary b. 1779, married Joseph Castle from Zeal Monachorum. Submitted Barry
Family Surnames: Parish Castle
STEVENS family of Nymet Tracey - (Nymet Tracey - Devon)
I have links back to Mark STEVENS and Mary REED, who married on 22 Dec 1765 at Nymet Tracey, Devon. Any contacts out there?
Family Surnames: Stevens, Reed
Iron Mill, Oakford, Gilbert Family - (Oakford - Devon)
William Baldock Gilbert was recorded as a gamekeeper at Iron Mill Oakford on the 1871 census. He was married to Lucy Jane Smith and had a large number of children. They all disappear completely from all records that I can access after that date. I would be very interested to hear from anyone who may be a descendant of any of the family, assuming they weren't all wiped out by flu or something.
Family Surnames: Gilbert, Smith
HODGE/WEBBER - (Oakford - Devon)
William Webber was a Base Child of Elizabeth Hodge, a Farmer's daughter, and was baptised on the 17th September 1813 according to the Oakford Parish Register. I have no knowledge of the Hodge Family involved and would welcome the opportunity to share information with anyone researching the Hodge family and who may have knowledge of this birth. In August 1815 Elizabeth married Richard Webber in Oakford, Richard possibly claiming William as his legitimate son. They went on to have a further eleven children and ended up as prosperous farmers in Bishop's Nympton.
Family Surnames: Hodge
WOOD/WEBBER FAMILY 1700'S - (Oakford - Devon)
If anyone has researched Joseph and Elizabeth Wood who appear to have had three children baptised at Oakford I would like to try and exchange information. The three children I have found were Elizabeth baptised 27th May 1715, Jn (Presumably John) baptised 28th March 1718 and Anne baptised 26th January 1722 (which today would probably be recorded as 1723). It is Anne that interests me as I wonder if she is the Ann(e) Wood that married Alexander Webber on the 9th June 1745 at Oakford.
Family Surnames: Wood
WIBURN/WIBORN FAMILIES - (Oakford - Devon)
I am endeavouring to establish the family of SARAH WIBORN who married THOMAS WEBBER on the 19th October 1777 in the Parish Church of St. Peter, OAKFORD, DEVON, From the Parish Registers I suspect her parents may have been JAMES AND ELIZABETH WIBURN. They appear to have had the following children baptised at OAKFORD. JAMES AND JOHN March 13th 1751 MARY July 22nd 1753 SARAH 23rd March 1755 JAMES February 12th 1758 JAMES February 28th 1762 If anyone has the WIBURN Family of JAMES AND ELIZABETH WIBURN in their Tree I would be interested to make contact.
Family Surnames: Wiburn,Wiborn
Potter Berry - (Offwell - Devon)
George Potter and Susanna Berry married in offwell 2/6/1784. Susanna b. abt 1759. Searching for their Parents.
Family Surnames: Potter Berry
Stamp / Berry marriage 1820 - (Offwell - Devon)
Gilbert Stamp (Northleigh 1792) m. Sarah Berry (Colyton 1799) in Offwell in 1820. Have hit a brick wall .. Am unable to find Gilberts parents and siblings. Grateful for any info.... I have a photo of his grandson Gilbert (born 1877) Happy to share.
Family Surnames: Stamp / Berry
Mutter Family - (Offwell - Devon)
HI I am looking for any information on the Mutter family from Offwell and surrounding area .Lived at the white hart pub in the 18 hundreds .One of Richard and James Mutter who were the local blacksmiths
Family Surnames: Mutter
Daymond/Dimond - (Offwell - Devon)
I am trying to find out about my GGG grandfather's ancestry. His name was Thomas Daymond and he married Mary Eveleigh in 1853 approx. According to census entries, Thomas was born in Offwell in 1824. I believe his parents were Joseph and Mary. However - a lot of research has led to confusion. There are records of a Thomas Daymond, son of Joseph and Mary, who was born in 1825 in Bovey Tracy. I do not think this is the same person. This person was the son of Mary Sercombe - for whom there is much information online. Some trees I have had access to have shown both Thomas's in the same family, as brothers. Since both survived to adulthood and had children, I think this is unlikely. If you can help in anyway, I would very much appreciate it. Thank you. Julie
Family Surnames: Daymond, Diamond, Dimond, Sercombe, Eveleigh
Offwell - Richards - (Offwell - Devon)
Walter Hammacott Richards, farmer at West Colwell Barton, Offwell early 1900s to 1920s. Also his sons Albert and Percy Richards also farming in Offwell area up to 1950s, and any descendants.
Family Surnames: Richards
Okehampton Poor Law Union 1850 - (Okehampton - Devon)
Okehampton Union - White - 1850 - p 799 comprises 28 parishes. Their average annual expenditure on the poor, during the 3 years preceding the formation of the Union, was £9157; but in 1838 it was only £6201, & in 1840, £7243. The expenditure for the half year ending Sept 1849 was £4625.The Workhouse, built in 1838, at the cost of £3600, has room for about 230 paupers. Mr Henry Hawkes is union clerk & supt.registrar; Mr Peter Paltridge & wife are master &matron of the Workhouse.
Family Surnames: Hwakes Paltridge
palmer - (Okehampton - Devon)
Am researching Palmer/Slader family from Fatherford Barton (a farm?)Sophia Slader married John Palmer in Okehampton.Anymore information would be nice.
Family Surnames: Slader Palmer
Police Constable - (Okehampton - Devon)
i am looking to find out if anybody knows my grt grandfather he was in okehampton police 1900-1940 his name was pc vernon
Family Surnames: Vernon
SCOTT, Andrew - (Okehampton - Devon)
Searching for family of Andrew who migrated to Australia about 1850. The name Oakhampton was given to following 2 generations so have jumped to the conclusion that Okehampton is origin. can anyone please help. Thank you
Family Surnames: Scott
John Bere de Holdstock - (Okehampton - Devon)
John was the Provost of Okehampton in 1295. This is the only information I have. As it is the earliest instance (to date) of my surname, I would appreciate any help.
Family Surnames: De Holdstock
Park Lands - (Okehampton - Devon)
Can any one tell me if this was a large house/estate in the early 1900,s please
 
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