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Canada Needs Help - (Plymouth - Devon)
looking for any info on the following families: Kingdom, Sprye,Benney,Deeble; have some info which covers 1550s to 1800s. also having trouble with "millbrooke,and damarell" and "maker"-are they villages,reg.districts,parishes??? thanks in advance, Brandi
Family Surnames: Rains Kingdom Sprye Benney Deeble
Radford Family - (Plymouth - Devon)
researching Charles Radford naval officer married Elizabeth Farmer Martin in Plymouth 1895. had three children Charles, Albert and May. moved to Liverpool and training officer on t.s.AKbar. Can anyone help with Plymouth i.e.Birth certificate etc
Family Surnames: Radford. Farmer Martin
Joyner - (Plymouth - Devon)
When Owen Joyner married in 1926 aged 23 years he gave his residence as St. President Harding (is that correct?) in Plymouth and occupation House decorator. His father was Charles Joyner (deceased) whose profession was a Captain Mercantile Marine.Do these figure in your family tree?
Family Surnames: Joyner
Kemp Family - (Plymouth - Devon)
Frederick John Kemp, b.1872 Plymouth. Served in Boar War,worked for the Post Office,and then served in the Royal Artillary in the First World War.Moved to Essex sometime beg. of 20th Cen. One brother 'Frank' known. Wife Frances Ann Barnard.
Family Surnames: Kemp
Milo/tucker - (Plymouth - Devon)
Looking for any information concerning Maud Mary Tucker nee Milo, born 1 June 1879 at 38 Cherry Garden Street, Devonport Plymouth Devon.
Family Surnames: Milo.Tucker
Jane Or Samantha - (Plymouth - Devon)
I AM LOOKING FOR MY NIECES FATHERS NAME FRED AND MOTHERS NAME PHIL LAST KNOWN IN PLYMOUTH , I AM THIER AUNTIE SANDRA AND WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM THEM
Family Surnames: Ellis
Truscott Plymouth - (Plymouth - Devon)
I am trying to trace Stephen George Truscott b.1913 in the district of Devonport.In 1938 he was a city bus conductor and living in Crantock Tce Devonport.Any news of him or his family greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Truscott
Collicott Doney Yeo - (Plymouth - Devon)
Family Surnames: Collicott Doney Yeo
Harris - (Plymouth - Devon)
Looking for info re Sampson Harris chief Engineer RN. Died Clarendon Terrace Plymouth 1866. Married Charlotte Augusta Ryan.
Family Surnames: Harris Ryan
Dodge, Eliza Jane - (Plymouth - Devon)
Looking for information on Eliza Jane Dodge, born in Plymouth, England, about 1858, came to America about 1863, settled in Michigan. May have had a sister. Later married a John Quinlin in Michigan. Any information welcome.
Family Surnames: Dodge
Ettey Husband 1862 - (Plymouth - Devon)
I am looking for any connection to my Great grandmothers cousin ETTEY HUSBAND born 1862 in Plymouth Ettey is living with my G/grandmother in the 1871 census in St Austell my G/grandmother was EMMA HUSBAND born 18545 reported to be in St Austell, daughter of ELIZABETH HUSBAND born St Austell circa 1822 Any possible connection sought
Family Surnames: Husband
Plymouth 1855 Trelawney - (Plymouth - Devon)
TRELAWNEY I am looking for a possible connection to the name TRELAWNEY the middle name of my G/Grandmother EMMA TRELAWNEY HUSBAND of St Austell Cornwall Believed to be illegitimate born circa 1855 possible that middle name refers to childs father.Her mother was ELIZABETH HUSBAND born St Austell 1821 any connection to either name welcome
Family Surnames: Husband Emma
Young - (Plymouth - Devon)
I am looking for the parents of Ann Langford Young born Plymouth 1799.She married Willian Mcleod Bannatyne at St Michaels,Bristol in 1817 and died in 1861.Her father could possibly have been Joseph but his name on the marriage register is illegible.As she has the name Langford as a second name I am assuming that the name Langford features in her immediate family, could her mother perhaps have been a Langford? Any help would be most appreciated.
Family Surnames: Young Langford
Gillards In Plymouth 1800 - 1840 - (Plymouth - Devon)
George & Susannah Gillard's children:- George m. Nancy Selleck @ Bickleigh 07.01.1818; John m. Jane Gay @ Charles the Martyr 17.09.1826; Thomas m. Ann Bowden @ ditto 21.12.1826. Susannah died 1846 & Ann 1839 @ Plymouth
Family Surnames: Gillard Selleck Gay Bowden.
Alec Thomas Hockin - (Plymouth - Devon)
I am hoping someone can help with info. about Alec. His mothers' maiden name was Trewin and he was born in Plymouth 9.2.1917.
Family Surnames: Hockin
Cooksley Family - (Plymouth - Devon)
anyone out there have any info on Thomas Cooksley born Plymouth 1895
Family Surnames: Thomas Cooksley
PINWILL Plymouth - (Plymouth - Devon)
Looking for info on Eliza J. PINWILL (b.Plymouth 1832) and married John Bloomfield of Bermondsey. Her father Henry, was a Sawyer. Any clues would be helpful.
Family Surnames: Pinwill Bloomfield
Robert Sim - (Plymouth - Devon)
Looking for present relations or ancestors of Robert Moyse Sim, born July 31st 1907 in Plymouth.Worked in Gents outfitting, moved to Barnstaple. Parents William Henry Sim and Beatrice Alice Sim.nee Moyse
Family Surnames: Sim
Govett - (Plymouth - Devon)
My ancestors were Govetts, who lived at Mount Lipstone House Plymouth in mid 1800s. Came from large cornish clan. If you are researcing Govetts from anywhere please get in touch.
Family Surnames: Govett
Jemmett - (Plymouth - Devon)
I am researching the Jemmett family of Plymouth. If you are also researching this family please contact me.
Family Surnames: Jemmett
Eager - (Plymouth - Devon)
Any people named Eager out there? My family came over to Plymouth from Ireland in 1852. Can you help?
Family Surnames: Eager
Lilian (Lily) Truscott - (Plymouth - Devon)
Lived in Grenville Rd Plymouth area about time of first world war. Family connected with Post Office. Died in road accident when young woman. She is part of my family, is she part of yours?
Family Surnames: Truscott
TAPSON family - (Plymouth - Devon)
I'm looking for any Tapsons, alive or dead! There's not many of us, let's sort out our tree.
Family Surnames: Tapson
Gowman Family - (Plymouth - Devon)
Looking for the place of birth for my g.g.grandfather, James Thomas Gowman.He married Elizabeth Ann Hortop in Stoke Damerel on31/08/1842.Probably born 1819.
Family Surnames: Gowman Hortop
Jean Margaret Richards - (Plymouth - Devon)
I would like to know the whereabouts of this lady, born c1929 in either Plymouth or Bristol, last heard she was in Harrow-on-the-Hill in the 1980s. I am her second cousin, and have written a life of her brother Ernest James Richards (aka Jim Adams,born 1924 & kia 1944, RAFVR). I would like her to have a copy.
Family Surnames: Richards, Adams
Oaff family - (Plymouth - Devon)
Am looking for any descendants of this family.Ihave done family history back to 1779 they lived in Plymouth and were either mariners and worked in dockyards or painters and glaziers
Family Surnames: Oaff,
stevens - (Plymouth - Devon)
thomas stevens b 1840 my great grandfather. would like information on his family and ancestors
Family Surnames: Stevens.,Thomas
SARAH MORGAN - (Plymouth - Devon)
Looking for information on Sarah MORGAN, on 1851 Devon census she is aged 19, unmarried daughter of Charles Morgan and Elizabeth ?,living at South Side Street Plymouth,was this the Sarah Ellen Morgan that married Plymouth in 1853 Samuel Betts. Thereis also another Sarah Morgan of the right age to marry in 1853 this Sarah Morgan was also unmarried and living with the YATE family at 23 John Street Plymouth in 1851.
Family Surnames: Morgan , Betts
Beer and Joslin Families - (Plymouth - Devon)
Margaret Beer m Hugh Joslin (Foreman to Lime Quarries, Plymouth) they had the folling kids, Caroline Joslin 1831, Helena Joslin 1832, Margaret Joslin 1835, Louisa Joslin 1838, Selina Joslin 1845, Reuben James Beer Joslin 1846 and Amanda Joslin 1849
Family Surnames: Beer Joslin
Field - (Plymouth - Devon)
does anyone have knowledge of the Field family mainly from the Eggbuckland & Knackersnowle areas of Plymouth dating from 1817 to present day, John Field who married Jane Eason 1817.....John who married Winifred Allen 1844. Sampson Field married Mary Ann Flynn 1887
Family Surnames: Field/Eason/Allen/Perkins/Flynn
SHELDON FAMILY - (Plymouth - Devon)
HELP NEEDED!! TRACING SHELDON ANCESTORS DURING 1800. ALL FROM PLYMOUTH, MANY LIVED IN NEW ST. JOHN GEORGE, HIS WIFE HANNAH BONNY .CHILDREN: CHARLES HENRY, FRANCES, MARY ANN, SAMUEL G, JOHN GEORGE, CAROLINE, ELIZABETH, ELIZABETH BONNY AND WILLIAM HENRY. WILLIAM HENRY MARRIED ROSINA JANE DENLEY. THEIR CHILDREN WERE, FLORENCE ELIZABETH, ERNEST ALFRED, JAMES, WILLIE DANLEY, ROSE, MINNIE, AND WILLIAM.
Family Surnames: Sheldon. Denley. Bonny
shears family - (Plymouth - Devon)
samuel william shears around 1830s. father of emily margaret shears who married edward charles ware in 1860 at charles church 25.12.1860
Family Surnames: Shears
Myall From Plymouth - (Plymouth - Devon)
Stephen Drake and Mary Ann Drake (nee Myall)Mary Ann Myall Was born at Plymouth (Parents are unknown) Stephen Drake & Mary Ann Myall were married at Hazelbury Bryan Dorest in March 1866 and lived at Woolland Dorset where there first daughter Annie Jane was born and then went over to Colbury in Hamspshire. The 1881 Census has them living at Colbury Hampshire - Stephen Drake, Head, 42 Farmer Carter born Hilton Dorset, Mary A Drake wife, 36, Charwoman, born Plymouth Devon, Annie J Drake dau 14 Scholar born Woolland Dorset, Fanny Drake dau 11 born Tarrant Crawford, Charles R Drake son 9 born Tarrant Crawford, Henry J Drake son 7 born Tarrant Crawford and Albert J Drake son 2 born Eling Hampshire. Address Foxhills Cottage. I am lead to believethat Stephen & Mary Ann Drake may have went to live in Sommerset later on. I would love to hear from any one who may be able to help
Family Surnames: Drake, Myall, Peach, Legg, Lush, Paddock
KAIN, KANE, CAIN, CANE etc - (Plymouth - Devon)
Looking for the birth and parentage of Michael KAIN (KANE etc). According to military and other records he was born at Plymouth in about 1827. Michael KAIN enlisted in the Army at Chatham, Kent in 1845. His regiment came to Australia in 1846 and he married and died there. Any help will be much appreciated. Thanks, Brenden A.
Family Surnames: Kain, Kaine, Kane, Cain, Caine, Cane
Evely Family - (Plymouth - Devon)
I am looking for infomation about the Evely family in the 1901 Plymouth census..Mary Evely, Ernest, Richard and William.I think they came from Whitchurch/Tavistock area..1891 census
Family Surnames: Evely
Eve Chrisannah EDWARDS - (Plymouth - Devon)
Eve C Edwards married Humphrey PONTING from Fairford Glos in 1822 at St Andrews Plymouth. Seeking others with an Edwards Connection
Family Surnames: Edwards
Hodge/Putt - (Plymouth - Devon)
I have a record for William Putt (birth details unknown) marrying Alice Hodge (birth details unknown) at St Andrew, Plymouth on 25/2/1741. I would appreciate any information regarding either partner and/or their forebears.
Family Surnames: Hodge Putt
Doniphan Search - (Plymouth - Devon)
Looking for information on Sir Alexander Doniphan, who was an adult by 1640, went to Jamestown, VA with early settlers, returned to Devonshire where he died.
Family Surnames: Doniphan
Hodge/Putt More Info - (Plymouth - Devon)
Alice Hodge bap 14 Jul 1719, Bur 7 Dec 1785 married William Putt born Churchstow bap 6 Feb 1721, bur 22 Sep 1786. Married Feb 1741. I have previous six generations for Putt, and working on previous generations for Hodge, with some success. I also have all generations of Putt from William and Alice to present day.
Family Surnames: Hodge Putt
lucas/gardner - (Plymouth - Devon)
looking for my g greatgrandmothers family name rosina gardner b 1879 married james lucas in 1904 james was stationed at granby barracks he was born in bury lancashire they moved to bury in 1911 any can anyone help
Family Surnames: Gardner
CHARLES MORGAN born 1808 - (Plymouth - Devon)
Have now found Charles Morgan born 1808 Plymouth was my 4x gg father,I am now looking for the parents of Charles.Charles married Elizabeth born 1807 Plymouth but what was Elizabeth's maiden name,Charles and Elizabeth also had 2 other daughters apartfrom my 3 x gg mother Sarah b1832,Elizabeth b1834 and Mary.A.b1838,who did they marry ??,any info most welcome.
Family Surnames: Morgan Betts Bell
Davis - (Plymouth - Devon)
I am searching for informaion on Samuel Davis b. 1836/7 in Plymouth, he married Ellen ? from Devonport in ?. From the 1881 census he was living in Littlehampton, Sussex with wife and children and his occupation is stated as Painter. They had obviously moved around as two sons were born in East Tilbury, Essex. Any help would be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Davis
CHARLES MORGAN born 1808(Tolpuddle Martyr's claim to fame) - (Plymouth - Devon)
I have now found Charles Morgan ran the Dolphin Pub in Southside Street, Barbican,Plymouth from 1837-1864,in 1838 it is said Charles Morgan entertained 4 of the 6 TOLPUDDLE MARTYR'S on their return from Australia in 1838,all ifo welcome
Family Surnames: Morgan Betts Bell
Shipbuilder - (Plymouth - Devon)
Abednego Terlour was in the Royal Naval Dockyards and had a large family. He came from Cornwall and I am trying to find trace of him in Cornwall, supposedly the Falmouth area.
Family Surnames: Terlour, Rundle, Broadhead, Tapper, Channens
Widgery - (Plymouth - Devon)
Family Surnames: Widgery
Thomas May family - (Plymouth - Devon)
Thomas May and Jane Balson of Plymouth and Cornwall, immigrated to Canada between 1845-1867. Their child, William Elmer, immigrated to US in 1893. Thomas May's father Thomas and Mother Harriet Coal. Jane Balson's father Richard dob. Feb. 4, 1804 and mother Mary Hurd. Any info about Thomas or Jane and ancesters appreciated. These are relatives of my husband's mother Mabel June May Marshall.
Roden - (Plymouth - Devon)
Has anybody came across Archibald Roden who was a soldier and married Jessie Pearse in ST Thomas 1876.He was my Gr,Gr,Gr,grandfather and I can,t find birth or death information about him anywhere.
Family Surnames: Roden
ROYAL NAVY 1850, s - (Plymouth - Devon)
Is anyone able to accesss information on seamen in the Royal Navy? I,m looking for what years my Great Great Grandfather served in the Royal Navy. I do know he was on the 'Lord Exmouth' And the years were sometime in the 1850,s and maybe to 1862. I,mnot even sure which port the Royal Navy operated from in those years.The Archives in kew have info but,having limited means are unable to pay for a search. Any help or ideas would be appreciated. Names of interest Ball, Body Sweetman, Excel.
Family Surnames: Ball, Body,Sweetman, Excel
Andrews - (Plymouth - Devon)
Looking for information on Peter Andrews and Sarah Brown who gave birth to William John Andrews in London or Plymouth in december 1859.Peter was a Builder at the time. Any info would help perticually Siblings and Family History. We have info after William John Andrews came here to Australia. NEED HELP OVER THERE PLEASE ! R.R.A.
Family Surnames: Andrews/Brown
White/Witheridge - (Plymouth - Devon)
My grandfather Albert Henry White (b1871) married 1897 to Emily Ellen Witheridge (b1877) daughter of George Thomas Witheridge (b1840)and Emily Ellen Attrill who lived at Southside Street Plymouth. I would like to hear from anyone who is related to any of the above.
Family Surnames: White/Witheridge
 
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