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|arthur richard - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
born 1900 watford son of elizabeth mary (burgess) and henry john. older bro. john francis. younger sis. violet l.s. (williams) brien and younger bro. henry b.
did arthur marry? when did he die?
Family Surnames: Williams
|Olive Poore born Watford 1925 - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Would love to hear from anyone who knows anything about Olive the youngest child of William Poore and Emma Buckle born in Watford but later lived in Northolt. Married to a John Richard Davis in 1949 but later divorced. I understand that at one time she was a BBC Singer. She would be 82 now so it is possible she is still alive. There are relatives in England & Australia who would love to know what happened to her.
Family Surnames: Poore
|WILKS/HALLWORTH - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
My paternal grandfather was James WILKS b. 1856 Shoreditch, East London and maternal grandfather was Allen HALLWORTH b. 1874 Norbury Moor, Cheshire. Both moved with families to Watford about 1910 - James to set up a cycle business in Beechen Grove, Watford and Allen moved with British Rail to work at Stonebridge Park, near Watford. Thomas Henry WILKS b. 1900 married Eleanor HALLWORTH b. 1905 in St. Michaels Church, Watford in 1932. Would appreciate contact with any descendants or associates.
Bob Wilks, south Wales.
Family Surnames: Wilks Hallworth
|DOBSON/DOBBYN - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
I,M LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO MAY KNOW OF PATRICK AND MARY OR MARGARET WITH THE SURNAME DOBSON OR DOBBYN LIVED IN RICKMANSWORTH AREA IN 1935 AND ALSO TOWN AREA OF WATFORD HERTS 1935 TO 1940.PATRICK WORKED AS GENERAL LABOURER. MARY OR MARGARET DIED IN WATFORD 1940. THERE WERE 2 CHILDREN WILLIAM AND MARGARET.
Family Surnames: Dobson Patrick
|Fenellon, Langdale - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Looking for details on Jane Langdale Fenellon who was christened on 6/6/1790 @ St Botolph, Bishopgate London. Parents were William and Mary. Jane died in 1830 in Watford Hertfordshire. Jane married William Peacock in 1813.
Family Surnames: Fenellon,Langdale,Peacock
|Ivy Pinnock (died 1970) - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Looking for any information on my maternal grandmother and family, possibly from Watford Hertfordshire, maiden name (no married name) Pinnock,Catholic, born possibly around 1890s- no other details at present, Karen Cornwall
Family Surnames: Pinnock
|Morrison Copple - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Alexander and Sarah Morrison had children William b 1805, Alexander b 1809 and Sarah b 1810 in Watford. They were all baptised at St Marys. The family moved to Widnes (Cheshire). Alexander Snr was the licensee of the Snig Pie House from 1818 to 1826, by 1841 his wife Sarah was a widow. Their son Alexander married Margaret Copple from Appleton, Widnes, at St Peters Church Liverpool in 1833, he was a tailor.
Does any of this match your research? Do get in touch.
Family Surnames: Morrison Copple
|Worleys where are they? - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
William Worley born Hammersmith 1902 one of 4 sons of George and Mary Worley.William lived in White City London before moving to the Watford area.I do know he married in the 1930s but have no spouse name.He had two sons Ron and Billy.William drowned in a swimming pool, no idea when or where.William had sisters Nellie,Adelaide,Catherine,Anne and Harriet my mother.Anyone have information to share? Barrie
Family Surnames: Worley
|Parkers - Watford - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Looking for relations that lived in Watford in the 1940's and 1950's. I immigrated with my family to the US in 1948 and after my marriage, and the passing of my Father John, lost track of all Parkers from Watford. My mother, Joan Hunt, now in California. Looking for Sonny, Jean, who may have passed. Sonny and John had sisters, Pip who married Joe and last lived in California, Peggy also immigrated to the US in California, Doreen married to Kent, Bubbles. Recall Joy, John, Nigel who were my cousins. Anyone recall this family?
Family Surnames: Parker Hunt
|Norwood, Thomas - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Thomas was born in Watford, Hertfordshire in 1808 believed to have married Mary Dowse in 1831. Their son George moved to London late 1870s and married Emma Hassell. In later years the family spread throughout East and North London connecting with other families Barnes and Saunders.
Family Surnames: Dowse Hassell Barnes Saunders
|William Ford, Schoolmaster - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
In the 1901 census a WILLIAM FORD is shown as a schoolmaster boarding with a Haywood family at 31 Gladstone Road, Watford, Herts. I am hoping that he is the William Ford who was a School Assistant in the 1891 census, still living at home with his parents JOHN and MARY FORD in Prees, Shropshire. Have been researching the life of his brother THOMAS FORD who went down on the Mendi in WW1, and wonder if Thomas' siblings were aware of his death. Thomas had gone to South Africa at the time of the Boer War, married twice and not returned to England until the Mendi docked there before the sinking.
Family Surnames: Ford
|JUDGE FAMILY - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
I am interested in any information about the Judge family members living in Watford between 1850 and 1900 ....perhaps, actually hopefully, beyond that time.
Any knowledge would be really appreciated.
Family Surnames: Judge
|Family ties - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Looking for any information on my relatives who lived in the Watford area. My grandparents emmigrated to US thorough Canada in early 1940s. I have quite a bit of info and need additional assistance. Frederick Nash & Ellen E Bennett were my gg parents. One of the girls, Winnifred married Philip Judge. Thanks for your help.
Family Surnames: Kimbell, Nash, Bennett, Gadsby
|Ruby Cull nee Flitt Watford Herts - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Seeking any descendants of Ruby Cull nee Flitt who lived 1900 - 1999 in Watford, believed to have a son called Eric, she was the youngest daughter of Walter Flitt. Any information would be welcome on Ruby or other members of the Flitt family
Family Surnames: Cull Flitt
|Watford Benwell and Harvey families - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
I am seeking information on the whereabouts from 1871 until 1901 of Philip Gibbs Reed Harvey, who married Marion Benwell in St Pancras in 1877, and is missing from the censuses. Marion and daughter Dora Elizabeth Tyars Harvey appear in 1891 in Watford, at Marion's sister's home, as Marion and Dora Tyers. Maybe Philip was illegitimate. He was born in oxford, and is a boarder at a school there in 1861. I know no more about him. Is anyone researching this family? Might know about him?
Family Surnames: Tyers, Harvey, Benwell
|Harwood Road Watford - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
My ancestor lived at 67, Harwood Road in the early 1900's.At this time the premises was a small shop as well as living accomodation.Does anyone have any memories or photos? The family name was Bailey and Walter Bailey lived here until the late 1930's. Any information about this family would help me fill in the gaps in my family tree research.
Family Surnames: Bailey
|Barley family - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Henry Barley b. abt 1820 Freefolk, Hampshire lied in Watford, Herts following his marriage to Eliza Hollands in 1848 at Hendon and had children Robert b.1850, Henry b.1852, Eliza b, 1854, Sarah b. 1856, Mary b. 1858 d. 1858 and Mary b.1860. Any connections would be appreciated. Sarah was my great grandmother
Family Surnames: Barley / Cairns / Richardson / Hollands
|Arthur Benjamin King. Watford. - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Arthur B King b.1866 in Lambeth. Had a daughter called Rose Lloyd King b.1894 in Lambeth. Moved to Watford after 1907. Arthur died 1916 in Watford. What happened to Rose Lloyd King after that date. Would like to hear from any descendants.
Family Surnames: King
|Restarick Family - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Looking for information about the Restaricks of Watford in about 1800. I have a Joseph and his wife Jane who were the parents of a daughter Elizabeth (or Eliza) born in 1808. Did they have another daughter Louisa born about 1802 who married my relative Robert Oldfield Bates in 1826? Eliza married James Hayes in 1827.
Any information about this old family gratefully received.
Family Surnames: Restarick Bates Hayes
|William Davis b.abt 1806 - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Any information please - William was a butcher born in Watford believed to have married to Ann Harding or Halding b.abt 1814 at Sunninghill Berks. Sometime in the 1850's they were inmates of the Penny Royal Almshouses, Old Windsor, Berks.
Family Surnames: Davis
|CAPON/KNIBBS - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
William KNIBBS married Elizabeth Wetherhilt CAPON in February 1772 at St Mary's. Any information about them would be gratefully received.
Family Surnames: Knibbs Capon Wetherhilt
|FREEMAN FAMILY - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
My great great grandfather John Freeman was born in Watford c 1828, son of Thomas, born c 1797 in Hemel Hempstead and Anne, born c 1796, also born in Watford. In 1841, 1851 and 1861 census John was a carpenter living in Hamlet of Cassio, High Street, Watford. Any info would be most welcome, particularly surname of Anne.
Family Surnames: Freeman
|Turner - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Still looking for Turner family. Grandfather Henry was a brushmaker in late 1800's early 1900's on High Street. My dad, William, born 1903. His eldest brother, Sid, took over family business. Dad emigrated to Canada in 1925. Family home on Balmoral Street later owned by my cousin Tony (Anthony), whose widow Eileen, still lives there, I believe.
Other Turner roots are Atkinson, and Vigar.
|The Horns Cassio Hamlet - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
I have the marriage certificate of Edwin Thomas Ellis and Lucy Hall married in Watford 1901.
Lucy is recorded as a domestic servant at 'The Horns Cassio Hamlet, Watford' if any one has any information I would be very greatful.
Family Surnames: Ellis Hall
|Weedon / Birch - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
I am searching for Sarah Ann Weedon who married George Birch in Bushey Watford 1872. I am unable to find what happened to either Sarah or George after this date and would be very grateful if anyone knows. thank you Stephanie
Family Surnames: Weedon Birch
|Seabrook - (Watford - Hertfordshire)
Researching the family tree of Iris, Audrey and Alan Seabrook
from the Watford area. Born in the 1920's Any information would be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Seabrook
|Watton at Stone, Herts. - (Watton at Stone - Hertfordshire)
James Rance(Rannse)1580 married Katherine Woodlande 22/9/1605 at Watton at Stone. I can follow the line to Hanley, Piggott, Bracey, Bray.
A Bray married a Rance 1843, a Bray married a Fry 1883 in Islington, North London.(did originate from Stevenage).
Family Surnames: Rance,Bray,Fry,Piggott,Bracey,Morrison
|Walls Family - (Watton at Stone - Hertfordshire)
I would like to hear from any one who has any knowledge of James and Eliza Walls (nee Dorrington) three children, Lucy Jane, Isaac, and James or the Trundles all had been established in this area for over 200 years
Family Surnames: Walls/Trundle
| Looking for my great great great grandparents - (Watton at Stone - Hertfordshire)
Trying to find descendents of William and Charlotte Smith (nee Smith) I don't know whether I am on the right track or not - but I think their siblings are Catherine, Emma, George, James and William Joseph Smith - James is my great great grand father. He came to Australia about 1865 and married Cate Myers from Clonmel Tipperary Ireland.
Family Surnames: Smith And Myers
|The Vyse family of Welham Green - (Welham Green - Hertfordshire)
I have a large collection of photographs taken between 1910 and 1930 by members of the above family.
I am currently researching their history and have loads of information about them but still need more.
The father was Alfred William Vyse (born 1854)the mother was Hannah (nee Wilks)born also in 1854.
The children were: Julia Tyler Vyse B.1882, William B.1885, Robert B.1886, Eleanor B.1888 Alfred B.1889, Annie B.1892, and also possibly Ada Louise B.1888.
I suspect that one of the daughters may have gone by the name Lorna.
The family have a close connection with the Tyler family of Yateley in Hants.
If anyone could help me in my quest or if anyone needs copies of the photographs, Please contact me
Family Surnames: Vyse
|The Clark's Of Welwyn - (Welwyn - Hertfordshire)
I am looking for the clarks of Welwyn, Daniel born 1809 parents William & Ann. I have lots of information on Daniel and his descendants but I need to go back further.
Family Surnames: Clark(E)
|OLD PATIENT - (Welwyn - Hertfordshire)
I was a nurse 1n.1948 at queen victoria memorial hospital and nursed a stanley Calcut (Calcutt?)who had had a moterbike spill.His father owned a Leather factory along the main rd of welwyn .I wonder how is he now and has he gone into his dads line of work.
Family Surnames: Calcutt
|Cater - (Welwyn - Hertfordshire)
I am seeking communication from descendents of Thomas Cater who lived in Welwyn in the 18th century. His children included Thomas, born at Lincoln's Inn and Martha who married William Charpentier and had several children all whom were born in St Anne's parish, Soho. Thanks!
|Ewington - (Welwyn - Hertfordshire)
Looking for any info on this surname/family. I have Ruth born in Welwyn about 1815. She married Thomas Babbage of Southwark, London in 1837 and they went to Cheltenham
Family Surnames: Ewington Babbage
|WARNER - (Welwyn - Hertfordshire)
Seeking decendants of Jabez and Mary Warner (nee Anderson)who married in 1815 in Welwyn, Herts. They had several children: John b.1818: Ruth b.c. 1823: Jabez born 1825: Martha and William (? twins) born 1827: George b.c. 1829 and Sarah b.c. 1831.My connection is thru Martha. Have you these people in your tree?
Family Surnames: Warner
|Sarah Draper 1826 Welwyn - (Welwyn - Hertfordshire)
My gr gr grandmothers name ws Sarah Draper from Welwyn, Hertfordshire. She was the daughter of Aaron Draper c1800 & Alice Chalkley c1800. She also had a sister, Fanny 1829 also Welwyn. Does anyone have any information on these members of my family tree. I would be very grateful for any help I receive. Thank you.
Family Surnames: Draper