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james moore - (Shalfleet - Hampshire)
James Moore was born c1826 to John and Hester (nee Tiley) Moore. He came to Australia c1855 and was a civil engineer in NSW.
Chine Inn - (Shanklin - Hampshire)
My great grand uncle Samuel John Clark ran the Chine Inn in Shanklin early 1900's. Previous to that the hotel was run by the Prouten family. John Prouten married Charlotte Rayner in Portsea in 1844.
Family Surnames: Clark, Prouten, Rayner
PROUTEN - (Shanklin - Hampshire)
PROUTEN, RAYNER, WINTER, DAISH, COOK, NICHOLAS, SELF, JOLLIFFE, all names associated with the PROUTEN family. My ggg grandparents William PROUTEN and Frances DAISH ran the Chine Inn in the Shanklin area in the 1800's.
Family Surnames: Prouten, Rayner, Daish, Winter
Percy Crowther - Brewer - (Shawford - Hampshire)
Does anybody know anything about Percy Crowther listed as a brewer in 1911 census and living at Greystone, Shawford? Was the brewery in Winchester? Census shows he was a Director of a public company.
Family Surnames: Crowther
William Welch - (Sheet - Hampshire)
Born in the village of Steep, Hants about 1806 Married Elizabeth ? who was born in Selborne, Hants in 1811.
Family Surnames: Welch
Penn Family - (Sheet - Hampshire)
Henry Penn born in Sheet 1811, married Elizabeth b.1814 George Penn born in Sheet 1845 married Elizabeth b.1853 Alice b.1872 George b.1874 Samuel b.1875 Frank b. 1878 Robert b.1881 Charles b.1886 Chrissie b.1887 Elizabeth b.1889 John Penn born in Sheet 1805 married Elizabeth Moss from East Meon. They had one son. John b.1836
Family Surnames: Penn
Philp family c.1770 - (Sheet - Hampshire)
Looking for the family of John PHILP who was listed as 'of Sheet' at his marriage to Jemima Walbridge on 24 June 1798 in Petersfield. I would guess that he was born c. 1775. He may have had a brother, William as there is one married in 1811 in Petersfield. The surname could have been spelt - Philp, Philps, Philips ... Any possible christenings for this John, any parents, siblings ...? in Sheet, Petersfield and Buriton? Thank you for any help
Family Surnames: Philps, Walbridge
Penn family/Sheet - (Sheet - Hampshire)
Looking for Penn family from Sheet Petersfield. Henry Penn married Elizabeth, George married Elizabeth. Samuel, Frank. Also looking for Lily Penn married William George Williams.
Family Surnames: Penn/Williams/Rider
Passingham - (Sheet - Hampshire)
Hi Any information about Sheet Passinghams?? Would love to hear from you, and share any info I have. rc
Family Surnames: Passingham
Budd famly - (Sheet - Hampshire)
Looking for any info on the Budd family in Sheet (Blacksmiths - Henry c 1795 & William c1833). My g-gf William Henry (c1858) left Sheet without his family, aged c 12 years, ending up in Bristol by 1880. Happy to exchange information
Family Surnames: Budd
Caplin family -mid-1700's - (Sheet - Hampshire)
Elizabeth CAPLIN married Thomas Walbridge on 13 Sept 1767 in Petersfield. She is listed 'of Sheet' on the wedding registry. She was born c. 1743/4 according to her age at death in 1828. Who were her parents, siblings ...? Thanks for any help you can give.
Family Surnames: Caplin
Henslers - (Sherborne St John - Hampshire)
Looking for any links to Frederick Hensler born 1865 or 1889 in sherborne st. john. They are my grandfather and great grandfather. The Frederick born in 1889 married a Jane Louisa Loveday. He served in the 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment and died in 1915in Gallipoli. Any information on him or his family or the Loveday family would be greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Hensler Loveday
Searching For Isaac Lock - (Sherborne St John - Hampshire)
On 24 August 1773 Isaac Lock married Elizabeth Watmore by license at St Andrews Church. Four days later they were removed to IsaacÕs lawful settlement in Old Basing. Isaac had spent a year working for Thomas Maynard, a local farmer and I think it is this that earned him his place of settlement. I can find no further trace of them until Isaac turned up in the city of London where he married Ann Woolger at St Giles, Cripplegate on 21 March 1787, before settling in Tooting Graveney. Isaac was born about 1750, not in Old Basing but I have no idea where or who his parents were. Any clues would be much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Lock
James Gibbons 1806 - (Sherborne St John - Hampshire)
Looking for info on James Gibbons b1806 in Sherborne St John. Moved to Heston Middx and married Mary Ann (Possibly Knight) in about 1826 and had 11 children.
Family Surnames: Gibbons
Sarah Challis - (Sherborne St John - Hampshire)
Sarah Challis was born in 1720 and married Henry Baggs in 1741 in Sherborne St John. Does anyone have information about her parents or family? The Baggs family are already well documented. THANKS
Family Surnames: Challis Baggs
George Smallbone - (Sherborne St John - Hampshire)
Looking for the family of George SMALLBONE (sometimes with an S) b1813 Sherborne St. John married in 1833 to Ann WHITE (from Derbyshire). They moved to Finchampstead, Berkshire where they set up home and had 13 children. Any information would be welcome.
Family Surnames: Smallbone, White
James Bye b. 1779 - (Sherborne St John - Hampshire)
Searching for any information on James Bye born May 1779, left Sherborne St John for Canada with his wife and 6 of his children in 1836. One daughter, Jane was married to Thomas Jennings in the spring of 1833 and they stayed behind in Sherborne until 1851 at which point they along with their children also left for Canada
Family Surnames: Bye, Jennings
Cowdrey and Munday - (Sherborne St John - Hampshire)
Does anyone have any details of a baptism of a Martha Cowdrey. She married Thomas Munday in Sherbourne St John in 1748 . My Gr x 5 grandparents . They had a son James Munday baptised in Sherbourne St John in Oct 1763 , but there may be more children . Are there any parish records for Sherbourne St John avbailable.Anyone researching the Munday or Cowdry families in this area ? Thanks
Family Surnames: Cowdrey Munday
BAILEY family in Sherbourne St John - (Sherborne St John - Hampshire)
Samuel Bailey born about 1735 in Sherbourne St John. No record of his birth here can be located. In a removal order from READING to BRAMLEY in 1791 he states he is "from Sth Stoke"---born in "Sherbourne St John"--bit mysterious. Perhaps born in Sherbourne but baptised elsewhere? any help appreciated
Family Surnames: Bailey
Beauregade Park - (Sherborne St John - Hampshire)
Does anyone know anything about Beauregarde Park please? It was given as the place of residence by my great aunt when she married in 1927 and was, I think, probably also her place of work as she was a housemaid. Is the house still there/ Who were the owners in 1927? Is there a connection with Highclear Castle? (I had always believed THAT was where she worked and met my great uncle who was a butler).
Aylward - (Sherfield Englis - Hampshire)
Anthony AYLWARD and Sarah LOCKHART married at St Leonard's, Sherfield English 30 Jan 1810. Who were their their parents?
Family Surnames: Aylward And Lockhart
Savage - (Sherfield English - Hampshire)
James Savage born Sherfield 1812 to William Savage & Mary (nee Barnes) married Fanny Bundy 1842.
Family Surnames: Savage
Godden - (Sherfield on Loddon - Hampshire)
Information sought about the Godden family in Hants. My Gt grandmother was Jane Godden born in Sherfield in 1842 her parents were Edward & Mary(or Jane)Godden.In 1881 Edward & Mary were living in Monk Sherborne Hants. Jane married John Dysonand they lived in Lambeth Surrey.
Family Surnames: Godden
swanser/schwanzer - (Sherfield on Loddon - Hampshire)
i would love to hear from anyone who knows anything about Johann schwanzer also known as John swanser, he was living in sherfield-on-loddon with his wife called frances (nee cingel)in 1918, when he then applied for naturalization.They had 4 children, ANN ELIZABETH born in 1883, BERTHA FLORENCE 1886 ADELINE ANNIE MAY FLORENCE 1890 and one son called JOHN FRANCES GEORGE SWANSER/SCHWANZER. Anyone knows anything of these people please please get in touch. thanx
Family Surnames: Schwanzer/Swanser
jupp or ford - (Sherfield on Loddon - Hampshire)
i'm trying to find anything on my gr- gr- grand father. he was living in a place called nether hallam about the 1900's married to a annie jupp formly ford.or anything with west riding yorkshire
Family Surnames: Jupp
peter draper - (Sherfield on Loddon - Hampshire)
Looking for info on Peter draper born in 1887 in basingstoke. I have the 1901 census that puts him in sherfield on loddon at that time with his parents mary(nee lovell) and david Draper, and sisters Jane (abt 1889) emily (abt1894) and dorothy (abt1898). His brothers were Charles(abt 1891)David J Draper (abt 1881) and Robert (abt 1886). After that the trail runs cold. Peter came to canada in 1910 and I know he married a Beatrice (dec 20 1888)(nee trotman) at some point. She died in 1919 giving birth to my grandmother in manitoba canada. Any info would be great. I am in canada and cannot access alot of the records I need to search in england.
Family Surnames: Draper
Mark Baker - (Sherfield on Loddon - Hampshire)
Looking for information on Mark Barker B1841 in Sherfield married Jane Stacey B1867 she was from Stratfield Turgis married in 1892? in the 1901 census they lived at Western Green Stratfield Saye my great grandmother was one of their daugthers Betrice Ethel May Baker B1899, any information would be grateful.
Family Surnames: Baker, Stacey
1838-1865 Coster-/Costar-Hale-Dykes & Dyke-Robinson families of Shipton, Hampshire or Shipton Bellinger, Hampshire & chelsham Surrey - (Shipton Bellinger - Hampshire)
ROBERT HAIL & LOUISA COSTAR produced these children ALFRED GEORGE, MARY MARIA & ALICE LOUISA from 1848-1860 at newton tony . ROBERT HALE died in 1860 and his widow remarried THOMAS DYKES who was born in Shipton Bellinger in 1838. Their child born here about 1865 was EMMA DYKES who married ERNEST ROBINSON in Croydon in 1884. Their other children FRANK DYKES & ELIZA DYKES were born in Chelsham Surrey.
Family Surnames: Dykes Dyke Coster Coster Hail Hale Robinson Greenfield
Manns - (Shipton Bellinger - Hampshire)
I am looking for relatives of William Manns 1808 - 1883 who was Parish Clerk in Shipton Bellinger for about 40 years. The family are thought to originate from the Andover area. I have access to the census records.
Family Surnames: Manns
Knight or Whites of shirley - (Shirley - Hampshire)
Ethel Lilian White born 18/6/1904 5 May Road, Freemantle shirley. Daughter of James white and Daisy Ethel White (formerly Knight. Looking for more info on this side of my family. Ethel Lillian White married Henry George Barth (dates unknown) who she later divorced and then married Robert Clark Robb in 1942. They had son Allan John Barth Robb
Family Surnames: White Knight Shirley Millbrook
henrybaker/blancheallcock - (Shirley - Hampshire)
any info of henry baker(1895) and his wife blanche (1898) lived in randolph st shirley .had three children.also belived to have allcock family members living in shirley.1935-1960s anything on earlier past relatives on baker or allcock familys many thanks
Family Surnames: Baker.Allcocks
allcock/regent park rd - (Shirley - Hampshire)
looking for allcock family living in or around regents park rd shirley area in 1920ish to 1950ish. any info welcome. thanks
Family Surnames: Allcock
jim walker - (Shirley - Hampshire)
Hoping to find information on my family last known in shirley, southampton. I have 2 sons
Family Surnames: Walker
William John SUTTON / Ada KIRBY - (Shirley - Hampshire)
Looking for children and descendants of my Great Uncle William John SUTTON (b1881 in Shirley, Southampton) & Ada KIRBY (from Shedfield, Hampshire). I believe they had 4 children - Emily Annie (b1906); Alfred William (b1907); Ivy Winifred (b1910) and Ada Lily (b1912). I believe Emily Annie married Ernest George HUMPHREYS on 6 Jun 1927 and they had 2 children - Raymond (b1929) & Eileen (b1934).
Family Surnames: Sutton, Humphreys, Humphries, Kirby
henry dorey - (Shirley - Hampshire)
looking for info on henry dorey b 1892 or 1893 shirley hampshire he was in the merchant navy his father was henry as well and a farmer his mothers maiden name was osbourne if anyone can help get in touch
Family Surnames: Dorey
Tremona Court - (Shirley Warren - Hampshire)
This house was once the Southampton Seamen's Orphange for Boys If anyone would like more information please get in touch (sadly, no names available)but I do have a lot of historical detail. I lived at Tremona Court as a child after the boys were re housed in Berkshire and a local company moved in. My grandparents were caretakers Later the house was bought and used by Southampton General Hospital as a training centre for nurses Lynda
Lipscombe - (Shirrell Heath - Hampshire)
looking for any information on my husbands father Cyril George Lipscombe D.o.B. circa 1920 his family had a farm/small hlding in the Shirrell Heath area in 1940's. Have some indication that family may have been in area for some time as we have traced an Agnes Lipscombe's birth registered in village in 1872. my husband's parents split mid 1940's and all contact lost therafter. Any information gratefully received.
Family Surnames: Lipscombe
TUCKER Dennis Arthur - (Shirrell Heath - Hampshire)
Have recently discovered that my grandmother's nephew Dennis Arthur TUCKER lived at Swanmore, his father Arthur Frank TUCKER had a general store at Shirrell Heath and I am wondering if anyone has any information about the store and or the family as I am doing the family tree. Love to hear from anyone with information and or photos.
TUCKER BROWN CRACKNELL - (Shirrell Heath - Hampshire)
Trying to find Bert (Albert?) Brown, Violet Cracknell as both were friends of my grandmother Ida TUCKER and accompanied her when travelling down to Shirrell Heath to visit her brother Arthur and his wife Alice (NEE Didymus), they ran the TUCKER store for many years in Shirrell Heath, along with their sons, Dennis, Roy and Eric. Ida came down from London to visit and eventually when her health declined went into a local nursing home, before her last days necessitating further care at Fareham, St Christophers aged care hospital. Does anyone have any information at all about any of the above and especially about Bert Brown?
Family Surnames: Tucker/Cracknell/Brown
Norman, F, and Ashley Charles - (Sholing - Hampshire)
I am looking for descendants of F. Norman, son of Ashley Charles Norman (b. 1889, Hammersmith, died, 1964, Herne Bay). Death reported by his son F. Norman(my first cousin), who was then living at 6 Maxwell Road, Sholing, Southampton. I would be pleased to hear any information about any Norman relative of Ashley or 'F'.
Family Surnames: Norman
Isaac/ Green 1915 - (Sholing - Hampshire)
I am looking for the grave of my Great Grandfather. James Richard Isaac Died 20th November 1915 North East Road Sholing. His wife was Elizabeth Isaac nee Green.
Family Surnames: Isaac/Green
Doreen F Biddleston - (Sholing - Hampshire)
This is my second attempt to drum up info on my husbands younger sister. She may have been adopted. Doreen F (probably Frances or Florence)Biddleston. Frank has never met her as he was brought up in care, via Barnados of Sholing Southampton. (Hollybrook Homes.)Doreen was born to his parents after the rest of the family went into care. (1944) Doreens d.o.b. was 1947. He would dearly love to meet his sister having had very little family life of his own.
Family Surnames: Biddleston
Bitterne Local History Society, Southampton - (Sholing Common - Hampshire)
We are a Society dedicated to the study and research of the history of Southampton in general, but with particular reference to the City areas east of the River Itchen, namely Bitterne, Bitterne Park, Harefield, Itchen, Merry Oak, Midanbury, Peartree, Sholing, Thornhill, Townhill Park, Weston and Woolston.
GILLAN / GILLEN / BROWN Isle of Wight - (Shorwell - Hampshire)
Samuel GILLAN, coastguard, born c 1830 Woolwich Kent, marr Eliza BROWN (b c1843 Lepe)in 1860 on the Isle of Wight and had children: John Augustus b 1861 d 1910 Colma California, James Michael b 1863 d 1950 IOW, Catherine Mary b 1864 d 1954 IOW marr Edgar WOODFORD, Helen Emily b 1866 d 1897 IOW, Thomas b 1868 d 1935 Edinburgh marr Jemima VASS, Fanny b 1870 marr Leonard PATCH, Charles b 1871 d 1872 IOW, Alice Martha b 1873 marr Louis SCHNEIDER , Samuel George b 1875 d 1946 IOW, Mary Agnes b 1878 d 1961 IOW, Bernard b&d 1879 IOW, Walter William (Wallace b 1880 d 1944 IOW, Austin Fergus b 1883 marr Georgina Fraser STEWART d 1956 IOW. They lived at various coastguard stations on the Isle of Wight. Looking for information and descendants of this family.
Family Surnames: Gillan Gillen Brown
Jolliffe/Payne - (Shorwell - Hampshire)
Looking for information on the ancestors of the Jolliffe and Payne familes of Shorwell. Hannah Jolliffe bapt 1791 married Edward Payne at Shorwell in 1812.
Family Surnames: Jolliffe/Payne
Gunnell - (Silchester - Hampshire)
I'm researching the Gunnell family from Silchester. I've made some progress with them and their fall from being wealthy land owners to road menders but would love to make contact with others researching this line.
Family Surnames: Gunnell
Gunnell Charles and Constance - (Silchester - Hampshire)
I am the daughter of Charles Watson Gowers and Mary Rachel (Hunter) Gowers and I am the granddaughter of Constance Gunnell (Married to Watson Gowers).
Family Surnames: Gunnell
Benford - (Silchester - Hampshire)
William Benford 1790-1830+ Any Information gratefully recieved. Keith
Family Surnames: Benford, Rampton
Sarah Bartlett - (Silchester - Hampshire)
Was born in Silchester around 1783. She had a son born in Silchester in 1808 (possibly out of wedlock). The father of this child may have been Richard Cart. She then moved to Reading and married William Shepherd and they went on to have a large family. I would very much like to know of any more pieces of the puzzle.
Family Surnames: Bartlett, Cart, Shepherd
LANE - (Silkstead - Hampshire)
Any information please on the LANE family of Silkstead, near Hursley, Hants, during the period ca 1500-1700.
Family Surnames: Lane
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