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|James THURSTON - Mary Anne SMITH - (Castle Hedingham - Essex)
Mary Anne Smith married James Thurston on 2nd Feb 1830 at St Nicholas, Castle Hedingham. Mary was born 15 May 1808 Sible Hedingham, and I have James as born Bow 1808 (this is very possibly not the correct info for James...he seems to have been a bit of a sneaky lad!) I am looking for ANY information anyone may have on our James, however remote. It seems that he joined the Essex Constabulary in 1840, and was also a Bootmaker, Currier, Inn keeper...lots of prefessions! PLEASE...does anyone know anything more of this man?
Family Surnames: Thurston Smith
|Pamplin - (Castle Hedingham - Essex)
Looking for info about John Pamplin b 1812 and son Robert b 1842. Robert married Elizabeth Dyson in the village in Nov 1863
Family Surnames: Pamplin
|Coppen, Dyson, Drury, Finch, Jeverson (or Jefferson), Pamplin, Westrop - (Castle Hedingham - Essex)
Looking for ancestors of William Coppen Dyson, son of Samuel Dyson and Phyllis Coppen. Also, Finches, Drurys, Jeverson or Jefferson, Pamplin, and Westrop.
Family Surnames: Coppen, Dyson, Drury, Finch, Jeverson (Or Jefferson), Pamplin, Westrop
|Theobald - (Castle Hedingham - Essex)
Looking for information on Frederick Theobald, born about 1819 in Castle Hedingham. He later lived in Bury S. Edmunds, marrying Mabel Steed. His father was possibly a John Theobald.
Family Surnames: Theobald, Steed
|SILLITOE - (Castle Hedingham - Essex)
Looking for any information for Rebecca Sillito who was born 1770 in Castle Hedingham but later moved to Sible Hedingham. Her Grandson Richard married to Sarah Everett later moved back to Castle Everett where they had two of their children before moving North.
Thank you Jean
|Alliston/Allyston/Elliston/Elistone - (Castle Hedingham - Essex)
Looking for info on family from the 1400/1500/1600's with the above variations of surname, eg robert born 1656?; John in 1400's; William, John, George, Hyeue (Hugh or Hyen), Edward, Matthew, Ann, Grace in 1500's.
Family Surnames: Alliston Allyston Elliston Elistone
|Laver/Wilkins/Wilkin - (Castle Hedingham - Essex)
Looking for any information on John Laver born c1777 Castle Hedingham he married Sarah (maiden name unknown). As far as I know they had 6 children, Charlotte 1809, Harriet 1811, Sarah 1813, Robert 1815, Anne 1818 and ELizabeth 1824.
Also looking for Wilkins or Wilkin in Great Yeldham.
Charlotte 1809 (my 3rd G.Grandmother) married John Wilkins on 9 November 1828 at St.Nicholas, Castle Hedingham.
Family Surnames: Laver/Wilkins/Wilkin
|Nash Family - (Catmere End - Essex)
Abraham Nash was born 1773, his son James was born in Catmere End in 1837.I do not know who Abraham married and where he was born. Any info out there would be gratefully received, thanks.
Family Surnames: Nash
|Garnham - (Chadwell Heath - Essex)
Looking for information on George Garnham, father of Frederick, born 1887, in Chadwell Heath, Dagenham. Also looking for information on Harriett Garnham (late Smith, formerly Lewis)mother of Frederick. Father was farm laborour. Frederick married a Rosa Mary Watts of Manningtree
daughter of William Henry Watts (painter and decorator)of Stondon Massey. If anyone has further notes or information, we will be glad to share what we have. We have come to a dead end for the moment.
Family Surnames: Garnham, Lewis, Watts
|Garnham - (Chadwell Heath - Essex)
Looking for any information on Frederick Garnham born 1887 in Chadwell Heath. He was by great grandfather. He died when my grandfather Frederick was only a few days old. Have information on Harriet Lewis (his mother.) Rosa Mary Watts was my great grandmother. She was born in Manningtree. Have all the information on Rosa's family. Will share information that I have.
Family Surnames: Garnham, Lewis, Watts
|William Drake, Marks Gate Mill - (Chadwell Heath - Essex)
Interested in anything linked to the DRAKE family especially William DRAKE b. 1794 White Roothing (White Roding) Essex, m. Susan BURLES 1822 Chigwell. Was miller at Marks Gate Mill Chadwell Heath, Dagenham. His son Peter DRAKE (1838-1908) was a cooper at a brewery and married Matilda CARTER.
Family Surnames: Drake, Burles, Carter
|Hephzibah Wiltshire - (Chadwell Heath - Essex)
Hi, I am looking for any information of the above named lady, who was born in Chadwell Heath around 1821. She married Daniel Bishop and lived in South Ockendon, but I would love some more info on her if possible,.
Thanks for your time. Christine.
Family Surnames: Wiltshire, Bishop
|Jones/Philpot/Philpott - (Chadwell Heath - Essex)
I'm looking for Bertie George Jones ( probably know as George) and Ellen Ada Redmond Philpot/tt, both b London St Pancras 1882. They married in 1910 at St Barnabas Church, Kentish Town, London 23 Oct 1910. In the 1911 Census they were living at the Peabody Buildings, Herbrand St, London as was Ellen's mother. Bertie or George's occupation in 1911 was Postman GPO. When Ellen's mother died in 1927 she was listed as the infomant on the death certificate and her address 10 Greenway, Chadwell Heath, Essex. I don't know what happened to them after that or if they had any children. Would appreciate some ideas. Thanks
Family Surnames: Jones Philpot Philpott
|BLUE HOUSES AND WEST'S COTTAGES - (Chadwell St Mary - Essex)
Greetings from a curious fox downunder. My late father in law was born in one of the Blue Houses near St Mary's church in Chadwell St Mary in 1886. He later moved next door to one of the West's cottages and was in residence on the census of 1891. Can anyone tell me if these cottages were owned by the church and rented out to the poor? Are they still standing? Would love to hear from you. Virginia.
Family Surnames: Stokes
|scott - (Chadwell St Mary - Essex)
scott d at 39 choir at chadwell st mary, son james d 1955 i think daughters yvonne marguerita and pamela, wife gladys scott n atkinson
Family Surnames: Scott Walklett Atkinson Gildersleeves
|Beardwell - (Chappel - Essex)
Has anyone any information about Mary Beardwell who was born in Chappel in 1829. She married John Robert Kimber in 1856 in Bethnal Green. In 1851 she was cook to the curate of Lexden. After she was married she was a needlewoman and when she was widowed she was a nurse in Romford. Christine
Family Surnames: Beardwell And Kimber
|Nubbert - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Joseph Nubberd/Nubbert/Nubbard died in Moulsham, Chelmsford, Essex in December 1837. His son Charles moved to East London and then his descendants moved onwards from there. I'm researching all occurrences of this name - anywhere, so please contact me if you have one in your tree.
Family Surnames: Nubbert Nubbard Nubberd
|Harrison - (Chelmsford - Essex)
I'm researching my Harrison ancestors who came to Chelmsford in the 1860s. Basil Henry Harrison had an ironmongery business in the High Street, and later in Tindal Square. His son Arthur had a printing business and another son Herbert John had a grocery business in Duke Street.
Family Surnames: Harrison
|Thadwald In Chelmsford - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Sarah Ann Thadwald, born in 1857 married Fredrick Lawrence in Chelmsford in 1881. I am researching the Thadwald family and would be interested to make contact with anyone with links to these families.
Family Surnames: Thadwald
|Bawtree 1810 - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Eliza Bawtree: born 26 May 1810 in Chelmsford, Essex. Her parents were John Bawtree and Mary Terry. Does anyone have info on this family?
Family Surnames: Bawtree, Terry
|Marsh - (Chelmsford - Essex)
I am looking for any information concerning my great grandfather Joseph Marsh b. March 27, 1825 in Chelmsford, Essex. He came to America in 1850.
Family Surnames: Marsh
|pond sewell - (Chelmsford - Essex)
I am searching for a ROBERT POND (1795-1806) He married a FANNY (FRANCES) SEWELL in Prittlewell in 1820 (she may have come from Rettendon). There is a Removal notice from Maldon back to Prittlewell for 1831 and two Removal notices from the parish ofChelmsford back to Prittlewell for 1837 and 1838
Family Surnames: Pond Sewell
|SMITH - (Chelmsford - Essex)
I am seeking information on Jeremiah Smith. Born 1775 in Chelmsford and transported to Australia with the third fleet in 1791. Seeking news of parents, siblings etc.
Family Surnames: Smith
|Sheekey, Gooch. - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Frederick Sheekey married to Jane Gooch. They moved to Chelmsford approx. 1900. He worked as an instrument maker at Marconi.
Family Surnames: Sheekey, Gooch.
|SMOOTHY - (Chelmsford - Essex)
My gt gt grandfather JOHN SMOOTHY was born Chelmsford 1811 (according to family bible) 1813 (according to various censuses). He married in Kennington, South London, in 1858.
Family Surnames: Smoothy
|Fitch family of Chelmsford - (Chelmsford - Essex)
I am looking for information on the following line: Hedley John Fitch b Chelmsford 1883 (d Canada 1967) and m Rose Agnes Emma Snodgrass. He is s/o George Fitch b 1836 Chelmsford and Emily Beattie b 1849 Great Hallingbury; they had 5 sons and one daughter. George is s/o Samuel Fitch b 1786 Great Baddow, Chelmsford and Sophia Russell, b 1811. They had 2 sons and 5 daughters. Samuel was s/o Edward Fitch and Jane, m abt 1784 (first child Edward bap 1785 in Baddow Lane Old Chapel, Chelmsford).Welcome any info on the Fitch family, as well as Snodgrass, Beattie, and Russell wives.
Family Surnames: Fitch Snodgrass Beattie Russell
|Mison - (Chelmsford - Essex)
I am descended from Ephraim Mison, parents Reuben Mison and Susanna Meadows, who was baptised at Duke Street Baptist Chelmsford, in 1823. Any info would be much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Mison
|BRAGG family - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Looking for the family of TUBAL CAIN BRAGG born CHelmsford in 1836 to William Bragg. William I believe died between the 1841 & 1851 census. Cannot find this family in LDS church records so they appear to be non conformists..
Family Surnames: Bragg
|Anderson - William & Maria - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Seeking info. Children were Martha, Edward & Thomas. Children were baptised & registered in the Parish Church of Walthamstow, Essex. Family lived in area about 1800 - 1850. Thomas emigrated to NZ about 1848/49. Wishing to complete Family links.
|CLARKE - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Any information regarding Thomas Henry Clarke, a baker in Chelmsford in mid-1800s. Wife was Ann (nee Death), children Elizabeth Sargent, Christopher etc. Thomas and Ann were born in Wormingford, Essex.
Family Surnames: Clarke Death
|Joseph Hopkins - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Looking for info such as birth, parents, trial details etc. for Joseph Hopkins alias Finch (convict bound indents)
Born: about 1788 (convict bound indents - age on delivery to prison)or 1791 (based on death age)
Age: 29 yrs (burialregister)
He was tried at London in September 1814, convicted and sentenced to transportation to Australia for life. Delivered to Middlesex Gaol on 14 Sept 1814 - age 26?. Trade, Whitesmith.
Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Hopkins
|Eaton and/or Chittock - Chelmsford - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Looking for father's family (Eaton, William) latterly of Mildmay Road area of Chelmsford. Father is now 80 yrs old.
Also mother's family (Chittock, Lucy)from Broomfield & earlier from Hullbridge area.
Family Surnames: Eaton Or Chittock
|Bond JG - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Looking for any descendents of
John George Bond Chelmsford or Norfolk - of JG Bond Pty Ltd Drapers / Lived at Lyndhurst New London Road mid 1800's - 1923 on Council / Building Societies etc. in Chelmsford
Family Surnames: Bond, Blooman
|Baker - Chelmsford - (Chelmsford - Essex)
William Baker and Ann Garrad were the parents of at least 9 children born in Chelmsford beginning with William Garrad Baker in 1815. Other siblings included Ann, Laura, Charles, Sophia, Octavia, Garrad, Jane, and Mary Eliza. Does anyone have information regarding them?
Family Surnames: Baker Garrad
|Iddins Catton Styles - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Searching for descendants of William Iddins b 1857 died 1936 Chelmsford hospital. Married Elizabeth Maria Styles, Coopersale, 1881. Elizabeth at the funeral of her sister in 1942. I think one of their daughters was Joey Cannon or Catton. Husband Herbert. At one time living White Webbs, Maltese Road, Chelmsford.
Family Surnames: Iddins, Styles, Cannon, Catton
|Reynolds - (Chelmsford - Essex)
I should be grateful for any information on the Reynolds family who came to Chelmsford around 1880. They were first at Holders Farm Springfield but also had a butchery business on Springfield Hill and a house (Elsie Villa) in Arbour Lane
Family Surnames: Reynolds
|McGibney - (Chelmsford - Essex)
We are McGibneys living in Broomfield - anyone from elsewhere with McGibney as a name??
Family Surnames: Mcgibney, Kennedy, Mccurdy
|mortlock - (Chelmsford - Essex)
i am looking for my fathers sisters families. My father Percy Mortlock,b.1889 lived at park road chelmsford had sisters eva and ada and ethel. also a relative edith smoothly. any information would be helpful.
|Harrington/Matthews - (Chelmsford - Essex)
George Harrington married Eliza Matthews at Chelsmford in 1869, they had Charlotte, Lillian, Minnie, Charles, Annie and George. If any of these names show in your family tree I would love to hear from you. Lynda
Family Surnames: Harrington & Matthews
|Sandon, Chelmsford, Essex - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Looking for relatives of Edith Ann Crow, Born 1874 in Chelmsford Essex. Married William Stewart Shotter in 1895. Edith Ann was the daughter of Henry Crow and Mary Ann Crow, nee Linsell of Hulls Lane, Sandon, Chelmsford Essex. She had 6 siblings. Henry Crow, born 1838 was an agriculture labourer. Married Mary Ann Linsell in 1859. Edith Ann and William Shotter emigrated to Canada in 1905 with 4 children: May Crow, William Shotter, Charles Shotter, and Harold Shotter
Family Surnames: Crow-Linsell-Shotter
|Annie Matilda EDWARDS, John William KETLEY - (Chelmsford - Essex)
Is anyone reasearching the following people in the essex area, in particular area surrounding Chelmsford and Broomfield? any messages relating to Edwards and Ketleys are welcome.
annie matilda edwards parents were Thomas and Anne, annie matilda married John William Ketley in 1875 children were Harry, Edith, Susan, John, William, James, Thomas and mary.
This Ketley family moved to New Zealand.
Family Surnames: Ketley Edwards
|James Peachey - (Chelmsford - Essex)
James Peachey married Elizabeth Rowley on May 17,1795 in Chelmsford, Essex. If anyone knows more about this couple, it would be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Peachey Rowley
|devenish or willsher - (Chelmsford - Essex)
hi there, i am looking for members of my extended family tree. my great great grandfather was george arthur devenish and his wife was hilda saunders. they had 11 children in total ivy myrtle, may lily and leonard to name only a few. my great gran was ivy myrtle devenishwho married edward george willsher and their children are; june, doreen, edward, barbara, brian and jane - june being my nan.
i was hoping someone could help i am also after a picture of a grave stone if possable of ivy myrtle willshire who died 04/10/39 and is buried in danbury church yard.
Family Surnames: Devenish,Willsher