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|Joel Garrett - (East Chinnock - Somerset)
I am descendant of Joel Garrett, emigrated to Canada about 1850, following his brother Matthew. Interested in descendants of his siblings,Charles, Catrina, Eliza, Harriet, Charlotte, Abraham, William.
Family Surnames: Garrett
|Godding Family - (East Clevedon - Somerset)
My father Thomas George William Godding was born
in 1911 in Lower Queens Road. His father was Tom
Godding and his mother was Georgina Louisa Elizabeth Williams. He had 1 brother, Graham and four sisters, Maude,Gertie,Githa and Beryl.
Family Surnames: Godding Merrifield Williams
|Parsons - (East Clevedon - Somerset)
I am seeking ant information about the Parsons Family from the Clevedon area, in particular Louis Edward Parsons born approx 1880, who married Charlotte King in 1899. I believe Louis' parents were Edward and Emma / Emily. Edward's parents were another Edward and Julia. Any information would be gratefully recieved.
Family Surnames: Parsons, King,
|Cox Washer - (East Coker - Somerset)
Looking for information or descendents of Thomas Cox, born about 1812, married Eliza Washer about 1834. They had six children: William Thomas (my great, great grandfather), Lisette, Robert Palmer, Mary Jane (believe she married Walter Morris), Henry, and Emily. Any information will be appreciated
Family Surnames: Cox Washer Morris
|Abraham Henry Tavener - (East Coker - Somerset)
I am trying to find details of my gt gt grandfather. He was born around 1797 and at some point before 1861 moved to London. He had at least three children - Sarah (b1835), Martha (b1839) and my gt grandfather George (b1837).
I have no details of his wife but her maiden name may have been Clarkson (inferred from census data),
Family Surnames: Tavener
|Samuel Douch - (East Coker - Somerset)
I am looking for information re Samuel Douch, I know nothing at all about this person except that he was named as the father of Walter Harrison (born in East Coker in 1830 to Theresa Harrison)and that he was working as a gardener, this information I have got from a "bastardy bond" sworn out against him. Sadly Theresa died within 12 months of Walter being born and in 1841, he can be found in the Yeovil workhouse. I have alot of information about Walter Harrison but any information received about Samuel Douch would be much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Douch, Harrison
|Granger - (East Coker - Somerset)
I am looking for a Richard Granger (Cox) born c1780 and died 1840. He had a daughter Jane born in 1831 who later married a John Hackwell. Jane Granger had 3 children Isaac Granger, Charles Granger and Emily Granger. Isaac Granger married Emily Stevens.
Family Surnames: Granger, Cox ,Stevens
|Withey - (East Coker - Somerset)
My GGGrandfather Joseph Withey was born in 1835 at East Coker and I believe came from a large family.Are there any Withey Descendants living there or nearby now?
Family Surnames: Withey
|Trask - (East Coker - Somerset)
Hello, I am looking for any info on the Trask family. (even modern day trask is fine)William Trask went to the Americas in 1624, his father was Nicholas trask (Traske)
Family Surnames: Trask Traske
|Trask DNA - (East Coker - Somerset)
Since all my Trask relatives are either gone or uncooperative, I was wondering is there is any genetic research. Because I am female, I can test my maternal ancestry with abandon but cannnot test paternal DNA. Has anyone with the Trask surname completed any YDNA tests? Thanks--Jennifer
Family Surnames: Trask, Traske
|JAMES WITHEY - (East Coker - Somerset)
I am looking for information about my GGG/Grandfather James Withey born in East Coker c1796. He married Mary Langdon and had four sons - James, Joseph, Albert and Walter. Any info would be much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Withey
|BUTCHER - East Coker - (East Coker - Somerset)
I am interested in any information about the BUTCHER family. I am not sure of the exact spelling. I think an Elizabeth BUTCHER married Peter SLADE about 1730 came from East Coker.
Family Surnames: Butcher Slade
|ALLEN, Abner - (East Coker - Somerset)
Trying to find the origin of Abner ALLEN who married Susanna CREECH in East Coker 1779. Also haven't found his death yet. Any help appreciated.
Family Surnames: Allen
|Looking for info for east coker - (East Coker - Somerset)
Hi, I am looking for information on maps of east coker for the time of 1870's. I have found some maps, but they do not show up all road, lane, street names. I am looking particularly for Burton Road and from what I can make out from the census record, either West Coker Street or North Coker Street. These address' are where Police Constable Nathaniel Cox lived in 1871 and the Burton Road address is where his widow lived in 1881. Can anyone help with this information. Thanks Clive.
Family Surnames: Cox
|Great-Grand Mother - (East Coker - Somerset)
Trying to find any information on Martha Haine born about 1848
was second wife of Alfred Whitty .
Martha was born in East Coker, father named as George Haine
mothers name unknown
Any help would be appreciated
Family Surnames: Haine
|Anthony Slade/Rachel Cunnock - (East Coker - Somerset)
I am looking for the forebears of the above. Anthony was born in East Coker c.1746 and Rachel was born in East Coker c.1743. They married in c.1764 and died in c.1783 & c.1818 respectively.
Family Surnames: Slade, Cunnock
|Helyar/Helyer - (East Coker - Somerset)
HI, does anyone have any information on Helyer/Helyar? I 'believe' my ggGrandFather was born in about 1834 .. Thomas (possibly Joseph middle name?) Helyer (may have been Helyar??)went to devon when he had grown up and joined the army .. married Emma Creeper .. would appreciate some help :)
Family Surnames: Helyer/Helyar
|John Coker 1832 - (East Coker - Somerset)
Want to link my Great Uncle John Coker of Laurens Co South
Carolina with Coker's of East Coker, England. Father was
John Coker jr. Brother was Joseph Coker, John R Coker
faught in the Battle of San Jacinto, Trying to find out
his GGGGGGG-Grandfather . I believe Caleb Coker may be my
missing link, but i need help.
Family Surnames: Coker
|Rendall - (East Dundry - Somerset)
Looking for any Rendall family that came from Chew Magna Somerset or areas near to this.
Thomas Rendall married Martha Parker in 1780 St Andrews Chew Magna - Their Son James Rendall born 1780 married Elizabeth Sanders - a lot of the males in the family were Edge tool makers or Blacksmiths.
The First Thomas was born c1719 - he may have been born in Litton far from Liton Somerset which is not too far from Chew magna.Some of The Rendall may have emigrated - i Know for certain one part of the Rendall family emigrated too Victoria Australia.If anyone finds a link too Chew Magna of either of thses names them please get in touch - other names that are common in the Rendall line include Thomas,James,John,William,George,Charles etc.
My Grt grt grt grandfather was James Rendall 1780 - 1859 - his son Thomas Randell 1822 was my grt grt grandfather,his son also Thomas 1858 - 1923 9my grt grandfather),his son Frederick 1898 - 1954 my grandfather whos son Horace is my father born 1936 in Birmingham
Family Surnames: Rendall,Rendell,Randell ,Parker,Sanders,Brimble,
|East Dundry/Chew Magna - (East Dundry - Somerset)
I added the post for Dundry - whos grt grt grt grandfather was James Rendall 1781 - 1859 who was born and died in Chew Magna Somerset.
His father Thomas Rendall died in 1829 aged 80 - which estimates his birth year as c1749 - i believed his parents to be John and Mary as a founs a marriage for them in Litton in 1744 - they did have a son called Thomas born c1748 who could be Thomas my grt grt grt grt grandfather but i have since found a Thomas Randle born in Chew Magna in 1749 - they spell his name like this on igi - this one however wasnt bap at St Andrews as i have records - i believe Dundry was part of Chew Magna at that time so think he may have been bap their so i need to obtain records - my grt grt grandfathers daughter Martha Rendall married at Dundry - she became a Weare/wear and died in Clutton Union workhouse in 1901,if anyone recognises thesse name and has Rendalls from Chew Magna,Dundry and surrounding areas then please get in touch
Family Surnames: Rendall,
|Carpenter - (East Harptree - Somerset)
I am researching my husband's family; his 3 gt grandfather was James or possibly Edward Carpenter born c. 1786 in East Harptree. He married & had one daughter, Mary or Marie. His first wife may have been Elizabeth, surname unknown. He married secondly (presumably as a widower) Frances Ashman in 1806 & had 5 children with her. They were George b. 1807, John b. 1809, Eliza b. 1816, Maria b. 1818 & Henry b. 1827. Henry married Jane Thomas George & they had 4 children. Their son Alfred Manley Carpenter was my husband's gt grandfather. Any info gratefully recieved!
Family Surnames: Carpenter/Ashman/George
|COLE East Harptree - (East Harptree - Somerset)
I am the great grandaughter of Bevis Cole and Mary nee Delamore of Wallace Cottages East Harptree Somerset.
anyone related to me or of any knowledge of my ancestors please feel free to contact with any information no matter how trivial regards the Delamore where did they come from?or Coles same?. As I am building up a familytree or a picture of it - as to where and how they lived compared to modern day life in the city of Bristol.
Family Surnames: Delamore Cole
|pickering family of east harptree - (East Harptree - Somerset)
I am researching my ancestors via my paternal grandmother elisabeth smith pickering born in east harptree in 1871 moved to reading in service
met and married my grandpa frederick william hearn
in 1897 and died in 1957,her father was thomas pickering who married matilda(nee smith),her grandfather was joseph pickering who married ann.
my grandmas brothers (william)henry,leonard elton,
george abraham and (harold)reginald all moved to
bridgend/pencoed in mid glamorgon in wales.
i should be glad of any info.
Family Surnames: Pickering
|Bettridge - Arthur Charles - (East Harptree - Somerset)
MEDALS - WW1 - including the Military Medal.
These medals were sold to someone quite a few years ago without the owner knowing. If anyone knows the whereabouts please contact me as my husband (who was Arthur's son) has passed away and I would dearly love to look into getting them back to where they rightfully belong. Thankyou.
Family Surnames: Bettridge, Shearn
|Gane family of East Harptree - (East Harptree - Somerset)
Looking for family of Joseph Gane & Martha Harper and their children;
Mary, Elizabeth, Ann, James, Emma, Samuel, Joseph and John. If there is a connection with New Zealand I am especially interested.
Family Surnames: Gane Harper
|James Harper 1780 - (East Harptree - Somerset)
James Harper born in East Harptree in 1780, married Charlotte Brain (Brayne) of Wrington,Somerset in 1810,they seemed to have moved to Kenn. Somerset ,where their 1st child was born in 1811,any info on the Harper family in East Harptree or James's parents would be appreciated
Family Surnames: Harper, Braiin (Brayne)
|Crown Inn of East Huntspill - (East Huntspill - Somerset)
My great grand father MARK ROSSITER was at CROWN INN abt 1927. I wish found out more about the history , as I am lead to belive his step son GEORGE SALTER was there in 1932.
Await your reply Cheers Pat
Family Surnames: Rossiter
|COX - (East Huntspill - Somerset)
I am researching my family tree COX and also looking for any information on the Methodish chaple.Any photoes of East Huntspill would be welcome Regardes Myra
Family Surnames: Cox
|Pearce - (East Lydford - Somerset)
Searching for Information regarding Pearce family - Albert 1858 and Ida Norris 1854 and sons Austin James 1885, Guy 1890 and Reginald 1895. Farmers living at Manor Farm
Family Surnames: Pearce
|Cooper family of East Lydford 1865+ - (East Lydford - Somerset)
Looking for information of Georgiana Cooper daughter of Joseph and Kezia (the 1871 census says wife named Ann)Cooper formally Moors born East Lydford 1865 later moved to Wales also any of her brothers or sister. She married Thomas Jones (no entry found) who died in 1897 when Georgiana was 3 months pregnant. She later Married (again no information or records) James Middleton and gave birth to a son in 1900.
Family Surnames: Cooper
|PEARCE. - (East Lydford - Somerset)
FRANK PEARCE, b1853. wife amelia formally cooper b1858 FROM LOVINGTON. CHILDREN FRANCIS ANNIE and charles.frank pearce was a farm worker living ivy cottage east lydford. he was also parish clerk as was his father edward pearce prior to him.
Family Surnames: Pearce
|JONES/ BIFFEN - (East Quantoxhead - Somerset)
CLIFFORD GEORGE JONES born 1866, Gasworks, Bridgwater. 1871 Census living Old Taunton Road. 1881 Census living The Butts, North Petherton. He was the son of RICHARD PERKINS JONES (born 1828 Crowcombe) and JANE (FURSLAND born 1834 Bridgwater). Richard's parents were GEORGE JONES/JOANS born circa 1788 East Quantoxhead and possibly Elizabeth. Jane's parents were JOSEPH FURSLAND and MARY CROKER both born circa 1804 in Bridgwater. I know SARAH BIFFEN/BIFFIN was Clifford's Gt Aunt but I have been unable to find the link. Can anybody help? Any links to anyone would be much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Jones/ Biffen
|COLES/FAIRBAIRN - (Easton-in-Gordano - Somerset)
Would appreciate any information on Thomas Coles, born Shoreditch in 1804 to James George and Elizabeth (nee Webb) Coles. Married Martha Webb at Easton in Gordano in 1841; Eliza born 1844 and James George 1847 at St George, Bristol. Martha died in 1851; Thomas remarried to Rhoda Phippen in 1854 at Bristol; Emily born 1854; Thomas Oliver 1856; Isabella 1860; Frederick William 1862. Was an accountant and parish clerk st St Georges, later at Flax Bourton. Died 1868 at Flax Bourton and buried at St Georges, Easton in Gordano with Martha. Also any information on the family of Eliza Shaw Stewart Fairbairn of Pill in 1871 census.
Family Surnames: Coles Webb Fairbairn
|broad /hook easton in gordano - (Easton-in-Gordano - Somerset)
James broad born 1853 pill easton in gordano married elizabeth ann hook also from pill. some of their children .Emma m born 1872 / George 1877 / James william 1880.James willam moved to bristol married janetta lloyd in bristol in 1904
more about their children on bristol area. section.
Family Surnames: Broad
|CASE / HOOK - (Easton-in-Gordano - Somerset)
RICHARD CASE BORN ABT 1880 PILL EASTON IN GORDANO HE HAD A DAUGHTER SARAH ANN CASE , SARAH MARRIED GEORGE HOOK ALSO OF EASTON IN GORDANO . DOES ANY ONE HAVE ANY INFO OF RICHARD HE WAS A MARINER.
SARAH ANN HOOK NEE CASE BORN 1827 DIED 5 MARCH 1904 MANY THANKS TO ANYONE WITH INFO
Family Surnames: Case /Hook
|COLES - (Easton-in-Gordano - Somerset)
Interested in Henry Coles, b about 1817 at St Georges, Easton in Gordano to James George and Elizabeth Coles. At Caroline Row, Clifton in 1841 census, plumber; 17 Walker Street, Westbury on Trym in 1851 plumber journeyman; 2 Quarry Road, Weston Super Mare painter in 1871. Appears to have remained single.
Family Surnames: Coles
|Hookway ancestry in Somerset. - (Easton-in-Gordano - Somerset)
Joseph Hookway married Elizabeth Mason about 1828. He was born in Easton in Gordano in 1805. Daughter, Mary Anne, married william Vowles 1867 in Easton. Information on the Hookway and Mason families much appreciated. Brian.
Family Surnames: Hookway, Mason, Vowles