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Maslens in Bath, Batheaston & Twerton - (Batheaston - Somerset)
We are trying to find Maslens in the Bath area. We have traced back 5 generations living in Bath (or surrounding areas - Batheaston & Twerton in particular) and are eager to add to the tree! A previous generation was Charles Maslen (1796-1859) married to Elizabeth (b1801) possibly Trowbridge / Batheaston. One of their children was James Maslen (1829-1900) married to Elizabeth (nee Fisher) (1829-1909) - we belive James may be one of at least 7! James and Elizabeth lived in Batheaston and then Twerton. They had 13 children - our tree springs from the youngest - Oliver John (1873-1947). Any information much appreciated. We are willing to share!
Family Surnames: Maslen, Maslin
Thomas Snow Miller - (Batheaston - Somerset)
Thomas Snow Miller was born c.1820 in Batheaston. He later became a customs officer, serving in Ireland, Wales and Scotland. Does anyone know anything about him?
Family Surnames: Miller
William Perry - (Batheaston - Somerset)
I am trying to locate information on the Perry Family who lived in Batheaston in the 19th Century.
Family Surnames: Perry
Gardening in Batheaston - (Batheaston - Somerset)
My greatgrandfather, Henry Richard Weaver, started his career as a horticulturalist whilst living in Batheaston as a teenager, with his mother Maria and two siblings John and Mary Ann. After the death of his father, John Weaver, they were all staying in 1861 with his father's uncle William Weaver, and the mother was acting as housekeeper. Henry later moved settled in Stafford, where he and his wife Hannah brought up a family of ten, the first being my grandfather John Henry Guest Weaver. Liz
Family Surnames: Weaver
Hardings of Batheaston - (Batheaston - Somerset)
William Hardimg b.1886, son of Jeffrey & Elizabeth Harding, other children,Elizabeth 1879, Harry 1881, Alice 1882, Albert 1888, Frederick 1890/91. William m. Florence Emily Allen 1912 in Bath, they immigrated to Western Australia in 1913. In 1915 Florence died a week after giving birth to NORA b.27/10/1915 in Albany W.Aust. Have not been able to trace William or daughterNORA from there. Could she have gone back to family in Somerset to be reared by an aunt? Can anyone shed some light on this puzzle please? Thankyou Eleanor. West Aust.
Family Surnames: Harding
Batheaston - the RICH family - (Batheaston - Somerset)
We are researching the Rich family of Batheaston, my wife's ancestors. We only have the bare outlines so far, stemming from William Rich of Lodge Farm, Batheaston (105 acres, employed two men and a boy), born 1814, whose wife was called Emma and was born at Marshfield, Glos. Our line continues through their son Alfred James Rich, who married Fanny (Frances?) Harding, and they in turn produced a daughter Frederica Winifred Rich in 1888. Frederica was born at Northend, Batheaston. Does anyone have any further info on this particular strand please? Many thanks. Edward
Family Surnames: Rich Harding
Bannerdown House/School/Kortright - (Batheaston - Somerset)
Hi I am looking for any information regarding a school at Bannerdown House, Batheaston, that was run by Augusta Louisa Kortright in 1846. Does the house still exist? or where was it. Many thanks
Family Surnames: Kortright
Batheaston, Odd Down & Larkall - Norris & Gerrish - (Batheaston - Somerset)
Looking for any information on Reginald Norris b Dec 1909 in Frome Road House, Odd Down. Parents were Roseina Mary nee Gerrish b1871 Bath and Wilfred George Norris b1876 Bath. Older brother Wilfred George Norris b1907 Larkall. 1911 census says they were living in High Street, Batheaston, Wilfred snr worked from home, but was employed as a coal porter. Wilfred snr's parents were George Norris b1844 Weedon Beck, Northamptonshire and Caroline b1846 Cubbington, Warwickshire. Roseina's parents were John William James Gerrish b1847 Batheaston and Charlotte b1861 Devizes. Reginald was on his own by the age of 12 (1921/2) and we are desperate to know why, and for any information about his childhood, and of the family's time in Batheaston.
Family Surnames: Norris, Gerrish
Frome Road House, Odd Down, Bath - (Batheaston - Somerset)
In December 1909 this was occupied by Frederick J Jackson and Wilfrd & Roseina Norris at least, and was the registered birth place for my grandfather Reginald Norris b Dec 1909. We do not know if Frederick owned the house, or if it was flats, bedsits or anything else, but for some reason Frederick registered Reginald's birth, instead of either of his parents. Frome Road House no longer seems to exist, so looking for any information on it.
Family Surnames: Norris, Jackson
William Lewis - (Batheaston - Somerset)
William Lewis b abt 1829 Batheaston and married 1848 Batheaston to Ann Groves believed b abt 1819 in Corsley Wiltshire fathers name on marriage certificate John Groves and Joseph Lewis
Family Surnames: Lewis Groves
The Bakehouse Family - (Batheaston - Somerset)
I am resesrching the Bakehouse Family of Batheaston. In particular William b.1831 and his father Benjamin b.1804. I have done quite a bit already but need some help to fill in the gaps. Would appreciate any help, willing to answer questions in return on the many other Bakehouses that I have info on. Regards Clare
Family Surnames: Bakehouse
Smith/Nugent - (Batheaston - Somerset)
My father was born at 2 Frys Lane ,1917 , his sister same address 1919, mothers maiden name Beatrice Ivy Smith , father was Thomas Smith foreman plate layer for trams. Family returned to canada in 1920, Beatrice back to england around 1923 never heard from again, believe she returned to devonshire at that time. I believe Beatrice was born 1899 , her mother may have been Matilda and sibings mable sarah and dennis , looking for info to any connections to relatives and as to if birth address is still there.
woodward in bathford avon - (Bathford - Somerset)
Two brothers, Robert Blake Woodward and John Deverell Stewart Woodward b 1848 & 1849 Bathford were sons of Richard and Mary (nee Stewart) Woodward. Richard a retired Indian Army man, remarried ca 1858 Harriet (maiden name unknown). Robert B and John D S Woodward became missionaries, went to America then in early 1870s to Natal South Africa where they were ordained into the Anglican Church in 1881. They were ornithologists and wrote the first study of Natal Birds (the title of their book)in 1899. The last reference to the brothers in SA is 1905. It's likely that they returned to England and died there - but where? They had at least one full sister, Rosina, and a half-sister Alice. I particularly need a photograph of the brothers, but any further information on the family or on the brothers' burial place welcomed. I'm not connected to the Woodwards, but am a genealogist and historian working in Natal and attempting to compile what will be the first full chronology of the lives of these two elusive individuals, after whom some Natal bird species are named.
Family Surnames: Woodward, Stewart
Hurley birth, Somerset - (Bathpool - Somerset)
Would anyone have information on the birth or baptism of Ann Hurley originally from Bathpool, Somerset around 1816? Or who her parents were? She was in Lydeard St Lawrence by 1841. (my 3 x great grandmother). Many thanks
Family Surnames: Hurley
Read - (Bathwick - Somerset)
Names: Read
Family Surnames: Read
Read Bakers Of Bath - (Bathwick - Somerset)
See Bath for details
Family Surnames: Read Payne
Richard Constance Birthplace - (Bathwick - Somerset)
Richard CONSTANCE. We are looking for his birthplace believed to be in Clifton? in 1782 He married Mary Sophia Grice at St Mary's Bathwick on 4.4.1804. Children: Eliza - Sarah Esther - Richard and Jane Sophia.
Family Surnames: Constance
Edward Kirkham - house painter - (Bathwick - Somerset)
Looking for info on Edward Kirkham of 4 Kirkham Buildings, Bathwick - house painter born c1817
Family Surnames: Kirkham
Researching Rev. Abraham Leach - (Bathwick - Somerset)
I am trying to find information and in particular photographs of The Rev. Abraham Leach, Methodist Minister, who lived in Rockliffe Road on the Bathwick Estate from 1902 until 2920
Family Surnames: Leach
George Bendall c1812 - (Bathwick - Somerset)
Living at Villa Place, Bathwick in 1841, and Henrietta Cottages in 1851, Carver and Gilder by trade. Trying to find some information on his parents
Family Surnames: Bendall
William Jefferis (1827-1910) - (Bathwick - Somerset)
William Jefferis was born in 1827 in Bathwick. In 1849 he married Eliza Price (born c. 1823 in Bath, died 1856); they had 3 children. In 1858 he married Hannah Every (born 1828 in Bath, died 1897); they had 6 children. Information about ancestors or descendants welcome.
Family Surnames: Jefferis, Price, Every
George Young/ Zillah Stone - (Bathwick - Somerset)
Looking for info on my gt grandparents. Marriage cert. has the address as Henrietta Mews. He owned his own carriage company {not haulage} near Sidney Gdns, Bath.
Family Surnames: Young Stone
Murphy - Bathwick - (Bathwick - Somerset)
Searching for any insight/information into relatives of Edwin/Charlotte Murphy, nee Byfield, living in Sydney Wharf Road, Bathwick between 1870"s and certainly the 1911 census. Most employed in service throughout Bath and environs over a half century. Any information would be most welcome, especially around the 1871 census period as really have hit a brick wall there!!
Family Surnames: Murphy
Bishop Of Waterford - (Bawdrip - Somerset)
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 John Atherton was born at Bawdripp in Somerset in 1598, he died at Dublin 5th December 1640 as Bishop of Waterford and Lismore. He was hung for unnatural crime.
Family Surnames: Atherton
Groves - (Bawdrip - Somerset)
James Groves and Deborah (Pople) started their family in Chilton Polden in 1835 but by 1848 they were in Bawdrip. One son, John, married Caroline Chope and emigrated to Ontario Canada, near Ingersoll, They had one child in the 1871 census, and John was a stone mason. He drowned in Bowling Green Ohio, leaving a widow with small children. She remarried to Horace Bartlett and they lived on Peelee Island, Ontario
Family Surnames: Groves, Pople, Chope, Bartlett
Banfield, Wheeler, Martin - (Bawdrip - Somerset)
Thomas Banfield,b.1788 m.Louisa Wheeler 1809 in Chedzoy. Later lived Bridgwater. Son Henry b.1810 in Bawdrip m.Charlotte Martin, daughter Maria b.Bridgwater 1843. Any information about Maria please.
Family Surnames: Banfield, Wheeler, Martin
John Dunstone (born abt 1800) - (Bawdrip - Somerset)
John Dunstone was a labourer who died in Bawdrip, Somerset, on 5 August 1840 from Typhus fever. He married Judith Fry and they had at least four children - Elizabeth, Joel, Emma and Charlotte. Any other information about this family would be very welcome.
Family Surnames: Dunstone, Fry
Richard Harris of Bawdrip - (Bawdrip - Somerset)
Richard was born in Bawdrip around 1799 and married Sarah (?). They had eight known children, the eldest of whom, James, married Eliza Manchip Shorney, also of Bawdrip, in 1844. Any info on Richard and Sarah gratefully received.
Family Surnames: Harris Shorney Manchip
Davey-Palmer Family - (Bawdrip - Somerset)
Looking for descendants of Joseph Davey (born 1780) and his wife Mary Palmer (born 1779). They were the parents of the following children:Thomas Davey (1809); George Davey (1810); Charles (1813); James (1814) and Rosa (1821). George, Charles and James migrated to the United States. I am a descendant of the above mentioned George Davey who sailed from Liverpool to New York, USA in 1830, and settled first in Ohio, USA and removed to Michigan, USA where he remained until his death in 1897. Would love to know if Thomas Davey (above) also immigrated to the US.
Family Surnames: Davey, Davies, Davy, Davye, Palmer
Crees Family - (Beckington - Somerset)
Herbert Edward (My Grandfather) was born in Beckington 1863,in the 1881 census aged 18 was working as a cowman in Beckington area,I have traced him to Merton Surrey (1929).
Family Surnames: Crees
Marriage Look-up Sarah & Willliam Eacott - (Beckington - Somerset)
Looking for the marriage of Sarah? and William Eacott about 1796, possibly took place in Beckington. Sarah was born in Standerwick. After the marriage, they moved to Westwood and then Sutton Veny. Any info on this couple greatly appreciated. William's Surname may be spelt as Eccott.
Family Surnames: Eacott
fricker - (Beckington - Somerset)
Looking for details of Henry J Fricker born Beckington c1834 my gggrandfather.This info from censuses 1861/71/81.His father was named Frederick Fricker
Family Surnames: Fricker
BROADRIBB family - (Beckington - Somerset)
Researching Broadribb's of Beckington/Frome. John Broadribb was licensee of the Ship Inn at Oldford on the 1891 census, living with his daughters Alice and Florence. I believe Florence was a spinster and died in 1971, aged 97. Have gone back as far as 1713 with the marriage of Willliam BROADRIBB and Edith NASH at Beckington, but then there are great gaps in the registers, although the earliest records of BROADRIBB'S in the Beckington registers are in the 16th Century.
hillman - (Beckington - Somerset)
Looking for info on THOMAS HILLMAN born beckington wife Eliza? had dau ELLEN FOUND THEM ON THE 1861 CENSUS under the name of HELMAN, father of Thomas may be William can any one help.
Family Surnames: Hillman
clayer - (Beckington - Somerset)
Family Surnames: Clayer
Addition to nov04 - (Beckington - Somerset)
Herbert crees father owned Seymour Court Farm in Beckington. between 1891-1901 the farm changed hands ,the new owner was a Mr John Thomas.
Family Surnames: Crees
ELTON - (Beckington - Somerset)
looking for confirmation that Alice M ELTON, born 1864/5 Beckington, somerset who married Robert Coxon in 1892, was daughter of Isaac Elton born 1842 in Beckington & Sarah Ann born 1842 Hemington, somerset, they married 1862.
Family Surnames: Elton Coxon
DAINTON family - (Beckington - Somerset)
I am looking for info on James Dainton (abt 1760) and Sarah either davis or Hinton. They had children Charlotte, Sophia, Harriet, George (?), and Charlotte. I am led to believe that the Dainton's came from Bradford-on-Avon Wiltshire but i am not sure. Harriet married William Davis 1828 in Frome Somerset.
Family Surnames: Dainton, Davis
harrison - (Beckington - Somerset)
could anyone help me please, i am researching the harrison's of beckington somerset. i have come to a full stop in 1806 with "thomas harrison" being born in that year, he was married to "pamina harrison" and both can be found on the 1841 census, but then nothing, can't find a birth,marriage, or death entry, any idea where i can go next,hope someone can help, thanks julie.
EASTMENT/BLANCHARD MARRIAGE - (Beckington - Somerset)
A marriage took place here in 1833 between Robert Eastment and Mary Ann Harding Blanchard by licence.Is anyone able to give me any details, or have any info. re the parents. My ancestor MARY ANN BLANCHARD was born in CHIPPENHAM WILTSHIRE and had a father JOHN BLANCHARD who was a publican.She married a ROBERT EASTMENT,a teacher/farmer.
Family Surnames: Eastment/Blanchard
Helps, Bussey, or Naish families from Beckington - (Beckington - Somerset)
If anyone has the above families in their tree, I would be pleased to "compare notes" Thanks, Nigel.
Family Surnames: Helps, Bussey, Naish
farley - (Beckington - Somerset)
looking for info on daniel farley born c1792 beckington had son william 17/1/1815 beckington
Family Surnames: Farley
Birth Certificate for WILLIAM FLETCHER born 1869 - (Bedminster - Somerset)
I purchased a Birth certificate only to find it was not the right one. WILLIAM FLETCHER born 21/10/1869 at North Street Bedminster parents were MESHACH FLETCHER & ELIZABETH CARTWRIGHT.Will happily send to anyone researching this person
Bedminster - (Bedminster - Somerset)
Researching the name Crossman,Would like to hear from any descendants of John Guy Crossman.
Family Surnames: Crossman.Merchant Relly Robbins Fields Locke
Blannin - (Bedminster - Somerset)
Looking for ancestors of the Blannin families of Bedminster, Bristol. In particular Emmanuel Blannin who married Ann Goldstone in 1836.
Family Surnames: Blannin Goldstone Brine
Pitchers - (Bedminster - Somerset)
Descendants of Henry and Mary Ann Pitchers, 1870's - on.
Family Surnames: Pitchers
Brickwood & Blight - (Bedminster - Somerset)
Philip Brickwood (born 1807, son of Philip Brickwood) married Margret Blight (born 1819, daughter of Richard Blight)in Bedminster on Sept. 30, 1838. Children: Samuel(1845), May M.(1847, James H.(1850), and Mary(1854). Moved to Kingston, Ontario, Canada about 1850. Any information greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Brickwood & Blight
Baker Hallett - (Bedminster - Somerset)
Richard Baker & Eliza Hallett lived at 48 Bedminster Parade in1881 along with son George aged 16,but other children are,martha 1839,James 1841,Ellen 1844,Emma 1845,Eliza 1847-1925,Joseph 1849,Benjamin 1850,Patience 1855-1871,Henry 1856(died 1 day old)Albert 1857,Mary 1859 (died 1 day old)Annie 1861-1895& George Willie 1864-1934. Eliza (1847) married Alfred Hallett and lived in 48 Bedminster Park Bedminster in 1881 at a news/sweet shop,had Edgar 1884,Alice 1874 Chrissie 1881 Gertie 1875 & Gilbert1878.
Family Surnames: Baker Hallett Stratten
Poole/Clothier - (Bedminster - Somerset)
1851 census at Bedminster finds William Clothier Head 22 Tailor bn Castle Cary, Sarah wife 31 bn Weston Super Mare, Arthur 7m.Love to exchange info.
Family Surnames: Clothier,Poole
Moxham~McBrien marriage - (Bedminster - Somerset)
I have the marriage cert. of William Charles MOXHAM and Henrietta Caroline McBRIEN dated 1908. If this is of interest to your searching please contact me.
Family Surnames: Moxham, Mcbrien
 
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