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FULLARD/FULLERD OF CLERKENWELL - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I'm searching for any information on the Fullard/Fullerd family living in Clerkenwell in the 1800's to 1870's (surname mutates between Fullerd and Fullard and even Fuller on different censuses). William Fullerd d.1830 (along with his brother Thomas) was a famous gun barrel maker and had premises in Compton Passage and Compton St., Clerkenwell. His son was William Fullerd 1816-1874 who was married to Harriet Eliza Ann?, and their son (who was my G Grandfather) was Thomas Jarras Fullard b. 7/1/1852 of 2 Clark St, married to Martha Ann Herring. Professions given as Woolcarders and Gun Smiths. Any further info or links gratefully received!
Family Surnames: Fullard Fullerd Fuller
ANN ESTHER SHAW or SHORE - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Am trying to trace details of the parents & siblings of Ann Esther Shaw(e) or Shore of Allen Street b.1819 St Saviours, Southwark, who married William Fullard in 1841 St Leonards, Shoreditch and resided at Brunswick Street & Clark Street. Do know that her father was Shadrach Shawe, a butcher. Any further info or links gratefully received!
Family Surnames: Shaw Shore
In 1823 a member of the ADDISON family, Thomas, is listed as a partner in "Addison& Bra(u)mbley' Grindery Warehouse.The partnership was dissolved in Sept 1823. (London Gazette 1823) Thomas may have been either my ggg-grandfather or my gg grandfather Thomas Plummer ADDISON. Another, unknown to us, S ADDISON, is listed as 'cutler' 1827-28. Also in 1828, Robert ADDISON is listed as a 'steel grinder and polisher of stoves'. In September 1838, Thomas Plummer ADDISON emigrated to South Australia but there was a still listing for "Addison Thos & Robert Steam Polishing Mills 36 Leather Lane".)I am almost positive that Robert was Thomas Plummer's brother. T.P ADDISON (Baptismal Records, St Andrews Holborn) lived at 32 Leather Lane 1831-1832 and at 4 Dorrington Streer from at least 1834 to 1838 when he immigrated to South Australia. In those records he is described variously as a 'steel plate maker'and 'a table knife blade maker'. And on his immgration papers , seemingly more grandly as 'an engineer'. I would very much like to find out more about the Dorrington Street/Leather Lane of that era. I would especially like to identify the mysterious 'S' Addison whom I have been unable to trace in the 1841 or 1851 Censuses.
Family Surnames: Addison
birth Mary Ann Lockyer - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Birth certificate for Mary Ann Elizabeth Emma Lockyer, born July 1838 Clerkenwell, parents George Henry Lockyer and Mary Ann Legg, to be given away to first family historian to contact me; charity donation welcome.
Family Surnames: Lockyer, Legg
Combe Rowland of Clerkenwell - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I am looking for any information regarding Ann Combe Rowland, my great, great grandmother. Married to Richard Hill a printer in 1817, living in Goswell Road area of Clerkenwell. Any help would be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Combe Rowland
ROBERT HIGHSTED - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
i am trying to trace birth of Robert Highsted m Mary Ransley b Nov 1734 Bethersden m 10 Feb 1759 Mersham Kent, they had 4 children Mary Highsted b1762/Jane Highsted b1764/John Highsted b11/9/1768 Kingsnorth and Lucy Highsted 1769 Mersham Doreen
Family Surnames: Highsted/Ransley
Reserching Lamb, knifemaker - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I am searchin information about a Lamb who was a Knifemaker in St. John Sq., Clerkenwell, in the 18 o 19 siecles., or could be early.
Family Surnames: Lamb
HOLMES -GOLD MARRIAGE ? - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
One James was born to ??Holmes -Mary Gold/Gould approx 1817 in Clerkenwell any assistance really appreciated..Peter H
Family Surnames: Holmes
BAKER, Thomas - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Thomas m. Frances Ingram St. James Clerkenwell 24 Aug 1592. Parents of Frances 1593; Thomas 1594; Sarah 1604; Francis 1610, William, Mary. Will of Thomas also listed a brother Richard now of Virginia and sisters Abigail FitzHugh and Francis Hindes. 13 Dec 1653. Thomas listed as apothercary of London. Francis arrived in Yarmouth, Plymouth Colony, {Mass} 1635 aboard The Planter.
Family Surnames: Baker Ingram Twining
Corby of Clerkenwell - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
William Thomas Corby father Thomas Mother Martha Reynolds in the area 1836-1850s. Any information appreciated
Family Surnames: Corby
Looking for the right Prison? - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
MY G,G,Grandad William Goldsmith was sent to prison aged 13 for pickpocketing. He was sentenced at county sessions court, clerkenwell on 16/12/1845. He got 6 months. Does this mean he went to Clerkenwell Prison? If not, does anyone know which prison we would have been taken to? Any info would be a great help, thanks.
Family Surnames: Goldsmith
Oliphant of Clerkenwell - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I have a Robert Oliphant in my tree and am keen to know more - he was born in 1820 in Clerkenwell but would love to find out if hes linked to the Cumberland Oliphants. Any help appreciated
Family Surnames: Oliphant, Barham, Gibbs
grimbly keeling - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
looking for information on the grimbly family living in islington ie walter grimbley, elizabeth grimbly nee Keeling, sons frederick and thomas and daughter eliza rose and may.
Family Surnames: Grimbly Keeling
Milward or Millward and Hassell - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I have an 1834 marriage of Hannah Millward and Alexander Hassell, St Pancras, Euston Rd - my ancestors. She is born c.1815/16 and yes there is a baptism at Lady Huntingdon's Chapel, Spa Fields of a Hannah to George and Ann Milward (one 'l'). 2 of her brothers are baptised as John and George Millward (2 'l's). So first are we talking about the saem Hannah. Second anyone out there know about these brothers, born 1820 (John) and 1823 (George) also Henry born 1814 and Thomas born 1826. Born either St Andrew's Holborn (3 younger children) or St James' Clerkenwell (Hannah and Henry). Looking forward to any leads - Richard
Family Surnames: Milward, Millward, Hassell
COBB John Mark + Ann HELIN / ELING - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I am looking for anyone who might know of Ann Helin or Eling born Lambeth c.1805 (names spelt differently on marriage and children's birth certificates) who in 1828 married John Mark Cobb (born Manchester c.1807. Their children include: William 1833, Emma 1840, Ann Maria 1843, Edward 1848. The mainly are to be found living in Clerkenwell but also spent a short time in Salisbury, Wiltshire. I would love to hear from anyone else researching this family.
Family Surnames: Helin, Eling, Cobb, Elin
Cunnington - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Alice Cunnington of Clerkenwell born c1855 married Thomas Holt in Heywood Lancashire 1879.Alice's father is Charles and a French Polisher (according to marriage cert) can anybody help - cannot trace her father or anyone else in family.
Family Surnames: Cunnington
Looking for Susannah - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
The last known address for Susannah Hunt nee Cripps was 5 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell. She was age 38 married, occupation machinest. With her was son Norman age 12 born Clerkenwell, Herbert age 9 born Curragh Camp Ireland, Charles age 2 born Aldershot and Robert age 4months born Clerkenwell. Also her Mother Rebecca Cripps age 78 the widow of Thomas Cripps. I now know that Rebecca died in 1875. I have not been able to find Susannah or her husband and family after the 1871 census. From the birthplace of two of her sons maybe her husband was or had been in the Army. Although his occupation on marriage certificate looks like a grocer. Looking for any information on any of them or any descendants.
Family Surnames: Hunt Cripps
Worth of Holborn and Clerkenwell - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Hi, I am looking for any further information about my Gt Gt Gt Grandfather John Worth's family. John Worth was christened 5 July 1795 St Andrews, Holborn, Father George Worth Mother Elizabeth. To my knowledge he had a sister Elizabeth born 1791 and a brother George born 1792 there may have been other siblings. As far as I know John was married twice, although I can't find a marriage entry to first wife Mary, surname unknown, but their son William Worth a Watchmaker born c 1829 was my Gt Gt Grandfather. In 1842 he married Elizabeth Wincott nee Harradence. Any information about the Worth Family or where they originated would be gratefully received.
Family Surnames: Worth
harman - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
looking for information on alfred william harman b.1823.wife emma dean and family.
Family Surnames: Harman
robinson,clerkenwell - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I am researching the history of the Robinson family, in particular William Robinson b.1837, goswell road, clerkenwell.His father was Joseph robinson b.1806 in Shoreditch.I cannot find William on the 1851,1871 or 1891 census.Any info please ?
Family Surnames: Robinson
Garner - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Looking for any descendents of Robert c1846 born Wiggenhall St. Germans Norfolk, Thomas c1845 and Edward c1854.Their parents wer Jacob and Maria Garner.
Family Surnames: Garner,Buffham, Twiddie,Hoinville,Fossey
The Biggs family - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I am looking for information about Elizabeth Biggs born in clerkenwell London between 1910 - 1912. Mother Eliza Biggs Father Thomas Biggs brothers were Tom, Charles, Arthur, George, Harry, Alf. They lived in Seward Street Islington till about the 1940's
Family Surnames: Biggs
Prowse - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I am looking for information about Prowse's who would have lived in the Clerkenwell/Finsbury St. Luke's district between 1783 and 1840's
Family Surnames: Prowse
George Oakley - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
George (1859) married Sarah Ann Woods(Palmer) (1858, on the 1881 census George and Sarah living at 18 Arthingworth Street, West Ham, on the marriage certificate George's father shown as George, occupation Engine Smith, any information on George's father would be very much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Oakley
George Lewis Jaques-Clerkenwell - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Hi-Looking for a George Lewis Jaques birth unknown, death 1861. Married an Elizabeth Maria Plumley(1843)had several childen between 1847-57. Have found her & children but no sign of him on the 1851/61/71 census. Have alot of info on the Plumley side. GLJ father was a Benjamin Jaques. They lived around the Clerkenwell & Islington area. Thanks Laura
Family Surnames: Jaques
Thomas C Rogers - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
seeking information on Thomas C Rogers born abt 1806 clerkenwell, married Sarah Castledine and lived North End hampstead in 1840/1850
CJ Edwards & Sons 1772-1976 - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Anyone with any information would be most welcome on the above company or any edwards's born in the clerkenwell area in the early 1800's
Family Surnames: Edwards
Robert Masters, Clerkenwell - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Looking for descendents of Robert Masters, born 1862 Clerkenwell Islington Bet. Jan - Mar 1862. Children were Edward Henry Masters, Charles Masters, Albert Masters, Frank Masters, Grace Elizabeth Masters, Ethel May Masters, Frederick Masters, Florence Victoria Masters all born between 1885 and 1902. Lived in Greenwich, Nunhead, Camberwell, Rotherhithe areas. Any info greatly appreciated!
Family Surnames: Masters
howatson & monday - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I am looking for information on the Howatson family of holborn father Samuel(born in Scotland) Mother Lydia at one time lived in Portpool lane, also information on the Monday family of Clerlenwell Father William & mother sarah nee Birthwhistle
rothwell philip - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
have all details of grt grandfather from death back to marriage on 25th Dec 1863.But nothing before this. All census forms give date of birth about 1843 in clerkenwell middx and his father as philip also but where did they spring from - help please any ideas
Family Surnames: Rothwell
Hyatt and Lawrence - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
looking for Joseph Hyatt, wife Mary and daughter Mary who on the 1861 census were living in Clerkenwell and he is a printer.His parents were John and Hannah who were born about 1804 in Wantage, Berks. Marys parents were James Lawrence, a butcher, born about 1815 Clerkenwell and Mary about 1821 St Andrews, Holborn
Family Surnames: Hyatt,Lawrence
Robert Smith - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Robert Smith was born in Clerkenwell c 1823. His father may have been Robert also. In 1838 at age 14 he was transported to New South Wales for 15 years. He became my great grandfather. Does anyone have any information that may help me with my family tree?
Family Surnames: Smith
Morgan in Clerkenwell - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
May Hill born 1906 married a Tommy - presumably Thomas - Morgan about 1933. I am seeking info on a Capt. Robert Charles Hill of 13th Hussars who may have been a cousin of May. Can anyone help, please?
Family Surnames: Hill Elliott Govett
Hill of Compton Street - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
The Hill family had a newsagency business at 78a Compton Street,Clerkenwell for nearly a hundred years. I seek to find out if Robert Charles Hill born 1861 died 1887 married, and if so who he married and whether Capt. Robert Charles Hill MBE of the 13th Hussars was his son. Happy to hear from anyone connected with the family.
Family Surnames: Hill Elliott See Govett Watson Morgan Louch
SEAGARS - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Searching for information about Thomas Edward Seagars . Born 1859 Clerkenwell to Thomas Ellis Seagars Master Silversmith and Caroline Amelia (Nee Haynes).
Family Surnames: Seagars,Colmer, Stent
Rayfield family in Clerkenwell - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Richard Rayfield was born in the 1790's and is listed in various census returns as a blind musician. His son, also Richard, was born in the 1820's and lived in the Peartree Court area, off the Farringdon Road. He married Ann Keen or King and they were clockmakers and winders. They had 12 or 13 children including James or Richard, Thomas, Henry, Ann, Edward, Caroline, Elizabeth, William and Alfred, all of whom were born in the same area of Clerkenwell.
Family Surnames: Rayfield
Thompson & Kenney - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Looking for information on Robert Mallam Thompson & his wife Ellen nee Kenney living at 17 Slinner St Clerkenwell Jan-Mar 1855 Interested in any children of this couple
Family Surnames: Thompson & Kenney
Hannah Welch/Hill and Dawson - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Hannah Welch married Robert Charles Hill in 1881 just before the birth of their son, Robert Charles Hill. We are hoping that the husband may be the brother of my grandfather, Arthur Henry Hill, and the son may be Capt. Robert Charles Hill MBE. Also trying hard to find Robert Charles and Vivienne Hill, the children of Capt. Hill and Isabella Dawson Hill, his first wife, who died in Brighton in 1920. We believe Hannah may have brought up the grandchildren, but she may well have re-married and we cannot find any clues. Most grateful for any help. Ivy
Family Surnames: Welch Hill Dawson
Allen and or Gwyther - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Looking for any info especially 1881 Census record for Arthur Patrick ALLEN born Nov 8, 1863 (son of John ALLEN and wife Jane ALLEN nee MURPHY); Jan 12, 1885 Arthur Patrick ALLEN living at 13 Fletchers Row, Clerkenwell. Also any info especially 1881 Census record for Susannah GWYTHER, father Alfred GWYTHER, brother Thomas Charles GWYTHER. Susannah married Arthur Patrick ALLEN on Jan 12, 1885 at Parish Church of St. James Clerkenwell. She was living at 6 Fletchers Row, Clerkenwell on that date
Family Surnames: Allen Gwyther
Searle, Cox - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
My GGG Grandad was called James William Searle and he was born in Oct 1841 in Finchby, Middlesex. He was in the Royal Navy and served on different ships for several years. He married a lady called Annie Cox ( 1854 - ? ) in 1872 and together they had my GG grandad, Arthur Edward William Searle later the same year. They lived at 30 St. Helena's Place in Clerkenwell, Middlesex. I would like to know more information about any of these people.
Family Surnames: Searle, Cox
John Hammon 1861 Clerkenwell - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
John Hammon and his wife Emma are my GGG grandparents. They lived in Sekforde Street, Clerkenwell, with their seven children in 1861 (census information). John's mother was Jane Hammon. John was a silver watch case maker who employed ten men and three boys. I am looking for any information about either, the people or the watch cases John made. Would the cases have carried any mark which would have identified them as his work? Part of the family also seemed to have lived out at Tottenham for a while around 1851, and one child was born there.
Family Surnames: Hammon
John Smith... Watchmaker - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I am seeking information about my great-great-great-grandfather, John Smith. He was born in Clerkenwell c.1822 according to the 1871/81/91 censuses. He lived at 11 Rectory Place, Woolwich in each of those three years, but wasn't there prior to that. In 1871 & 1881 he is shown as married to Mary, but his daughter (Elizabeth Glover b.c.1843) was born when Mary was about 13 years old, so it seems likely that Mary was John's second wife. In each of the three census entries and on Elizabeth's marriage certificate (22/10/1865, The Parish Church, Lee - to William James Glover), John's occupation is given as "Watchmaker". John is listed as a widower on the 1891 census, and (so far) I have been unable to locate him on the 1901 census So I assume he died between 1891 and 1901. I have also failed to find him on the 1861 (or earlier) census. If any of the above matches your tree or if you can help in anyway, then I would be most grateful to hear from you.
Family Surnames: Smith, Glover
BOURNE family - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Looking for descendants of Julian, Albert or Robert BOURNE, all born 1860's in London, sons of Corby BOURNE and Clara CATER.
Family Surnames: Bourne Cater
CATER - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Looking for others who are researching or are connected to Clara CATER (1837-1912), Clerkenwell, daughter of David CATER and Mary LANE. Married 1. Corby Abraham BOURNE (1858) 2. John William CUNDALL (1876)
Family Surnames: Cater Bourne Cundall
MACHIN family - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Looking for descendants of Edward Francis MACHIN (1841 - 1913)son of George MACHIN. Edward married Emily Maria RILEY (1844- 1901, daughter of John Abraham RILEY (1815-1887) and Phoebe WILTSHIRE (1813 - 1883)
Family Surnames: Machin Riley Wiltshire
Marlborough - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Looking for birth/parental details for Frances Marlborough, born Clerkenwell 1817. Subsequently married William Allen in 1834. Anyone researching same family? Jill
Family Surnames: Marlborough
Parks/Honig/Tempany/Guiness - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
I do not have any connections with the other names above and my descendants were mostly from Shoreditch and Islington.Most of my info comes from another Tempany Living in Rugby to whom Iam related.Some of their descendants were in the watch trade and one married into the Smith's clock buiness
Family Surnames: Tempany
GROVES family - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Looking for members of Groves family living in Clerkenwell district from about 1850 - 1940's. Ivy Roberts married Patrick Groves c1908 three daughters, Violet, Ivy and May, Violet and Ivy moved, believed to be Hastings and May married and moved to Bethnal Green. Any information welcome.
Family Surnames: Groves, Roberts
Richard Rayfield - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
My G-G-Grandfather, born 1794 in Clerkenwell. I would be gratefull for any information regarding this man including his wife & children.
Family Surnames: Rayfield
Compton St. School - (Clerkenwell - Middlesex)
Hi i am looking for information on Compton St. School, does anybody know of it? My late mother attended this school & left in 1933.Looking for any photo's of school or pupils from 1931/1933.
Family Surnames: Bushnell
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