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red mail Tuckey Webb
I am looking for information re-Arthur Tuckey Webb who married Sarah Jane Reeve in 1889. I have found an Arthur Tuckey listed as lodger in 1891 census living with the Kinley Family. I have found an Arthur Webb living in Leeds in 1901 still living with a member of the Kinley On each census return his occupation is listed as a painter. In 1912 Sarah Jane marries Albert Ringsell. I have been unable to find and death certificates for either Arthur Tuckey or Arthur Webb that might help me establish if he is the one and same person. Joyce
red mail Eliza Whiting - c1865 to 5 March 1882
I ordered a death certificate for an Eliza Whiting, hoping that it would be my ancestor's. It isn't. It is for the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Whiting, who died of typhoid fever in Heath & Reach. If anyone is researching this family, I would be happy to sell the GRO certificate for £7.00.
red mail Greens of Leighton Buzzard
Researching the Greens of Leighton Buzzard. Thomas Green born about 1771 married Sarah Narrowway of Pitstone Bucks. Son George Green 1798 Born Leighton Buzzard. George Green married a Sarah Bonham, Francis Briggs, Rebecca Dench and Hannah Thompson. Please contact me if you are also researching this family. Thank you
red mail Osiers in 1924
My father, Dudley David Wright, was born in The Osiers on March 18th, 1924 and I am seeking information about his mother, Daisy Wright, who gave her own address as Park Row, Nottingham and her occupation as lacemaker. Since he was then raised by a woman named Nellie Fields in Grimsby and spent summers with a Vintner family,in Dog Dyke, he never met his mother, Daisy Wright,and did not know the identity of his father. I would like to find out anything I can about who lived at the Osiers in 1924 and what their relationship to Daisy Wright was, in the hope of discovering more about Daisy and her family, and perhaps finding family of my own.
red mail Giles Pyne - 1806 to 1886
I am looking for descendants of Giles Pyne, 1806 to 1886, who married Elizabeth Shepherd in 1830 and had William Odell in 1842, Benjamin Giles in 1834, Sarah Eliza in 1836, Mary Ann in 1838, and Charles in 1844. I am particularly interested in Sarah Eliza, who married George Whiting, in Leighton Buzzard, in 1856.
red mail George Whiting - 1834 to 1869
I am looking for descendants of George Whiting (1834 to 1869) and Sarah Elizabeth Pyne (1834 to 1904?), whose five children were born in the Leighton Buzzard area between 1857 and 1867. I am particularly interested in their daughters: Sarah Elizabeth, who had a child, Mary, by a Mr Stuart, and later moved to France; Ada Mary Ann, who married Frederick Snook, and had a daughter, Nellie. Other children were: William, b. 1857; Eliza, b.1864; Ellen Maria, b.1867.
red mail Emmanuel Hounslow
Any info on Emmanuel Hounslow. He was born in Leighton Buzzard in 1866 but his family lived in Wing,Buckinghamshire. He moved to London in his teens and died in 1909. If anyone has any info on his marriage to Ellen NEAL and where she came from it would be a great help.
red mail Townsend W.H Lewin b1912/1958
The family lived at The Osiers, Lewin had 2 daughter MARY ELEANOR AND SUSAN. I know Mary died and I am not in touch with Susan, she is my cousin 2 x removed, I am doing Family History and would love to find a photo of Susan's Grandmother, who my Aunt Lil.I spent many happy holidays at The Osiers.
red mail Humbles
I am looking for any information on Fred and Mary Humbles from Leighton Buzzard. I know they moved to St Pancras and had children; Joseph, Minnie, Fanny Edith and Florence. I can't seem to trace the family back from the 1901 census though. Thanks!
red mail Hemley
Looking for Hemley family living in Leighton Buzzard from approximately 1850-1900. Any information is appreciated!
red mail Lawson, Janes & Fleckney
I am looking to share information on the Lawson, Janes and Fleckney families of Leighton Buzzard in the 1800s.
red mail Sear
I am seeking information on Richard Sear born c1855 in Leighton Buzzard. First wife Louisa Rush, second wife Beatrice. Any information please
red mail Digby
Ernest Edward Digby who died 1952 here but was born in Lincolnshire 1883 and married Lucy Sear in 1911. I learn that Digby Road is named after him .He was an eminent man: chairman on the council, a preacher at the primitive methodist church and had a butcher's shop. Any connections still there?
red mail LIGHT RAILWAY
A young engine boy called KENNETH HORNER was killed in an accident on the LEIGHTON BUZZARD LIGHT RAILWAY in 1950 I would like to contact anyone who has any info on the incident
red mail Isaac and Alice Corkett
Isaac and Alice Corkett born around 1839 and 1843 respectively are my g-g-g grandparents. Alice was born a Corkett, so it looks like two cousins married. They left Leighton Buzzard and moved to West Ham, and then Poplar, London. They had two daughters, Flora and Mary Jane. Any connections to this family would b most welcome. Beth
Brandham, Brandam
Joseph Brandham or Brandam was born in 1818/19 to Joseph and Elizabeth Brandam and christened at All Saints in Leighton Buzzard. The IGI gives him also a brother Thomas and a sister Eliza. I've been unable to find any other record of the family after that in censuses or FreeBMD, except for young Joseph, who joined the army and was in Montreal, Canada in 1841 and ended up in New Zealand. Did the family emigrate? Where to? Any information on them would be much appreciated. Mary
red mail bignell family
I am looking for any relatives of John Bignell born about 1811 in leighton buzzard and was married to Mary born 1810. They produced several children, namely Fanny 1850,Sara 1842, Thomas 1846,William 1845,Ann 1839. There maybe further children too that I have not yet been able to confirm. Thomas married Eliza Florey born about 1849 in Launton Oxfordshire and they were the parents of my father William Thomas Bignell born in 1880 at "The stables," market street Paddington. Eliza is buried in Swansea South Wales where my father was serving as a police constable in the Swansea police force. He was cremated in Plymouth in Oct 1960 aged 79 years. I have some family photos which I will willingly share. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Humphreys (Humphris) of Leighton Buzzard
I am looking for any information about John Humphris born circa 1779 and his son George Humphreys born circa 1818, possibly baptised in All Saints church Leighton Buzzard. George married a Jane Henley in 1840 in Wootton Bassett Wiltshire.
red mail Cotching
required any information about the Cotching family from the 1700s to 1800s - may have been several branches living in the area
red mail Headmaster in Leighton Buzzard
Looking for Charles Bishop born 1873, a teacher. About 1911 he was headmaster of a school in Leighton Buzzard. He married Bessie Jenny Brown, children Guy, John, Charles, Nancy, Roy & Jimmie. Shirley Loffhagen
red mail Elkerton / Elkington
Hi, Births prior to 1800 would be a great help in pertaining who belongs to whom in my research data. Thankyou
red mail Stairs/Stares/Steers surname source
I just read about a Miss Ethel M Stairs of London who was quoted as saying a book was written about the Stairs family as being one of the oldest families in the Leighton Buzzard area. My roots come from Beds/Bucks and I would like to connect with other Stairs from this area. I am stalled with the marriage of John Stairs to Hannah Wingrove in 1808. I am looking for John's origin. I suspect him to be from Grandborough, brother to Benjamin Stephen Stairs. Any help would be appreciated.
red mail Farmer, Blewitt
I'm looking for any info on the family of Levi and Emma Farmer of Heath n Reach especially their children Fred and Mary, also any info about the Blewitt sisters who lived in the village in the 1920's would be welcome.
red mail Toms Family
Could anyone give me information on the Toms family of Leighton Buzzard who I believe still live in the area. My Grandfather was Frederick Toms who had a sister called Violet and their father, William Toms was killed in the First World War (1917) when they were just babies. William was married to Sarah (later Cowley)
red mail Harriet Porter
After marrying George Harris, what became of Harriet?
red mail NEWENS FAMILY
I am looking for living members of the Newens family to which I may be related. My great aunt Evelyn Constance Emily Newens was born in Romford, Essex 1911 and died in Leighton Buzzard in 1949. Her husband Edward Joseph Newens was born in Leighton Buzzard in 1909 and died in Luton in 1999. They married in LB in 1933 so, if they had any children, they would have been around 70 by now.
red mail Plume of Feathers
After any info on Plume of Feathers in Lake street, pulled down in late 1960's Would like names of occupiers, Landlords, managers etc or any where I may get information
Brandom, Reeve, Tring
Grandfather George Brandom married Elizabeth Reeve 1896. Her parents were Samuel Reeve(born 1847) and Emma Tring who was born in Linslade but I have been unable to find her birth 1849/50/51. Are there any distant relatives of mine who may be able to help with information?
red mail Church/Swain
The Church and Swain families were in L.B in the C18th and C19th .they intermarried in the 1870's. Would be very interested in ANY information about any of the two families pre 1850. John Church married Hannah Swain in about 1870 something when they both moved to London and he became a porter in an organ factory
red mail Lawson
I am looking for information on the Lawson family who lived in Leighton Buzzard from the 1860s.
red mail Gilbert's of Leighton Buzzard
Researching any Gilbert's in Leighton Buzzard 18c & 19c
red mail flemons
i am looking for anything on the surname of flemons or a family tree.
REEVE
Hillyer Reeve dob/abt 1800 Horse dealer wife Anne dob abt 1812, at the 1861 census was in Wroughton Wiltshire.any info please.
red mail Holben / Holborn
Looking for information on Jennie Holben (born 1906) and siblings, daughter of Harry Holben and Beatrice Holben (nee Holmes).
red mail corkett - caldicott
It has been suggested that the name caldicott changed circa 1760-1820 to Corkit then Corket then Corkett which it has remained till today. I am interested in establishing a link with the nucleus of Corkett's at Leighton Buzzard, the largest cluster globally and the spelling change back to the proposed original version of the name as listed in Reaney's Dictionary of Surnames. I do have a dictionary of 400 listed Corkett's in the world dated about 1998, which may be helpful to others building family trees.
red mail Mary Arnull
A Mary Arnull married a J.N. Badcock 18 November 1760 in Leighton Buzzard. Does anyone have these people in their family tree. Thank you Margaret
red mail JANES
Looking for details re. William Charles Janes, born around 1870 (Leighton Buzzard)who married Mary Ann Church, born around 1864.
red mail Page family
Does anyone know of the whereabouts of the Page family that were in the Leighton Buzzard area around 1919.
red mail austen
searching grandad austen bert hockliffe area any info welcome
red mail Scrivener/Grassby/Hampson/King
Mary Ann SCRIVENER born circa 1859. Married Samuel GRASSBY. Changed surname to HAMPSON and then KING. Mary Ann had at lease two illegitimate children, also connected to surname MILLER. Would love to contact any relatives.
red mail Herington
Looking for information on Heringtons Chemist in Market St and Joseph Herington b 1830
red mail Green
Am searching for any info regarding a William Green, born in Edlesborough in the 1850's and lived in Leighton Buzzard with his wife Jane in the 1870-90's. Williams father was Thomas Green. Towns I have come accross where he resided were Edlesborough, Northall, Billington and Slapton.
red mail Flemons Family
Starting before 1700, there was a series of Joseph Flemons (father and son) who were corn millers in Leighton Buzzard. The Flemons gave up milling around 1850, as it was too unhealthy and gave rise to early deaths. The family was supposed to have originated in Flanders and may have been Protestant Walloons, exiled because of their faith, by the Spanish.
Dobey Family
Looking for any info on DOBEY families in Leighton Buzzard in 1850s or earlier


 
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