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County town: Truro, (was Bodmin)
Other major towns: Camborne, Redruth, St Austell. Penzance
Origins of Name: The Welsh in Cornavia , Anglo Saxon/ Brittonic
Population 1801: 192,281
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red mail Mary Irene Armstrong
Looking to find relatives of my grandmother - Mary Irene Armstrong b 21 APR 1911 Forbes NSW Australia. I have traced her ancestry to 1400 - Sir Richard HALSE and Lady Joan WHITLEIGH of Devonshire England. Also to 1500 through Margery FOWELL b ABT 1520 Ugborough Devon d ABT 1575 Shropshire (her parents Sir Thomas Fowell of Fowlescombe Manor and Lady Marie Halse I). Also through another line of the family Mary Ann Littlewood whose mother was Elizabeth DUNGEY b 1825 St Ewe Cornwall .... I have found numerous records but any other information would be very much appreciated.
Looking for information o a Dave Herman moved to Porthtowan in 1976 with his wife Margaret and his two children David junior and daughter Justin, would be most grateful for any information. Règards Ann
red mail Search for Greenslade Peters connection
I am seeking relatives of my great grandmother Harriet Agnes Peters (nee Greenslade) who married William Henry Peters (born 1865) of Truro and had one daughter, Edith Florence May Peters in London in 1894, Harriet died probably in 1895. She might be the one listed as deceased in Paddington in 1895 and born in 1958. William Henry was as newspaper compositor. I am rapidly building a family tree and have got the Peters side back in 1830 and found relatives in Truro. I have a massive amount of info I can pass on as well.
Richard Parsons, Tremaine,
I'm hoping for some info about my Gtx4 Grandfather, Richard Parsons. He was a farmer in Tremaine in 1841 and possibly before that. I believe he married Elizabeth ?Bray, possibly in North Petherwin. Richard had a son, also Richard who was born c1806 and died at Fuges, Week St Mary on 15/11/1882 (poss 15/9/1882). The son Richard married Jane Trease at Egloskerry church on 26/4/1832. They had eleven children including Jane Trease Parsons (1834-1872), who eventually married John Gilbert on 9/11/1858 at Whitstone. Their daughter Hannah was my great-grandmother. I have come to a halt with Richard Parsons (father of Richard born c1806) and would love to hear any info anyone may have. Thank you, Sue
red mail George WARREN
I am trying to find information about George WARREN, Born 1810, Cornwall County and any ancestors of his. I can not find when when or where he married. He married Mary Ann (born Verco) BIRD, who was born 1815, in Cornwall U.K. They moved to South Australia, date unknown. A Son Alfred William Warren, was born Mar 14 1843, in Surrey England. They had two other sons George Henry WARREN (1850) and William (1853) both born in South Australia. George Warren died 1871 and Mary Ann Died Sept 4 1859 both in Adelaide, South Australia.
red mail George Oates Mary Ann Parsons
Looking for any link to the following family. 1851 Census 155,,George Oates,Head,M,48,,Lead & Copper Ore Miner,Blackwater Cornwall,, born 1803 ,,Maryann Oates,Wife,M,,46,,Tavistock Devon,, 1805 ,,George Oates,Son,U,27,,Lead & Copper Ore Miner,St Austle Cornwall, 1824, ,,William Oates,Son,U,19,,Lead & Copper Ore Miner,St Austle Cornwall,, 1832 ,,Philip Oates,Son,U,17,,Lead & Copper Ore Miner,St Austle Cornwall,, 1830 ,,Maryann Oates,Dau,U,,8,Scholar,Stoke Climsland Cornwall,, 1843 ,,Jane Oates,Dau,U,,6,Scholar,Stoke Climsland Cornwall,, 1845 ,,Martha Oates,Dau,U,,4,Scholar,Stoke Climsland Cornwall,, 1847 Elizabeth Oates 1830 (Jane) Name: Mary Ann Parsons Gender: Female Christening Date: 17 Apr 1805 Christening Place: HARTLAND,DEVON,ENGLAND Father's Name: William Parsons Mother's Name: Mary
red mail Hobhouse, Trelawny
Researching the family and ancestors of Emily Hobhouse who was born at St Ives in Cornwall in April 1860. She died in London in June 1926. During her life she distinguished herself as a great human rights and welfare campaigner and champion of oppressed peoples. Her parents were Reginald Hobhouse and his wife Caroline, nee Trelawny.
red mail John NICHOLLS, Army Service Corps 1914-18
I am trying to find out more about John Nicholls who served during World War One as a Teamster in the Army Service Corps in France. He went to France on {probably} the 18th of august 1915. His army number was SS-14389. He most probably came from Cornwall and could have been a {distant?} relative of my mother, Elizabeth Violet Francis Nicholas.
red mail John Crowle Old Farm
Lived near St Stephen Brennel
I am looking for inf about Hannah GARRETT, who married Thomas BASSETT, an engineer, probably about 1819 or 1820. They had five sons who were all born in the Midlands, but I think they may have moved up there from Cornwall.
red mail Edmund Hill and Hattie Penna
Both my father's parents - Edmund Hill and Hattie Penna - were probably born in the late 1800's and/or early 1900's in Cornwall and came to America, settling in Ironwood, Michigan. Hattie passed away around 1950 and Edmund passed away around 1959 or 1960. Am looking for any relatives of Edmund or Hattie currently living in England. I do remember that my grandfather had two sisters - one whose name was Mahallah or spelled something like that, who may have lived in Plymouth or Manchester. Edmund and Hattie had 8 children, all born in the US - Lucille, Reuben, Luther, Ruth, Phillip, Dorothy, Jean and William Howard (who was my father). Thank you.....Christine
red mail Thomas Cowling Hugo married Mary Hambley
I am looking for information on my great-great grandparents from Cornwall. Thomas Cowling Hugo was born 15 June 1835 and died in Nanstallon 20 Jan 1913. He married Mary Hambley who was born 30 Sept 1838 and died in Nanstallon 19 Feb 1919. They had ten children: the fifth born was Mary Ellen Hugo my great-grandmother who immigrated to the US in 1890 with her sister Emily. I have extensive information on the Hugo family members who immigrated to the US and would be willing to share all. I am interested in information and photos of the Hugo family, including Thomas Cowling Hugo's and Ann Collins' parents. Thank you.
red mail Edward Jenkins married Ann Collins
I am looking for information on my great-great grandparents in Cornwall. Edward Jenkins was baptised 16 Jan 1826 Wendron, England. He died on 4 Dec 1905 and is buried in the Carmenellis Cemetery in Carnkie. He married Ann Collins (born ~1831) and she died 21 March 1912, also buried in Carmenellis Cemetery. They had five children ... the oldest was Edwin born 11 June 1863 ... he is my great grandfather. I am interested in any photos or information on the Jenkins family, including Edward's father William Jenkins who married Elizabeth. I can share the extensive information I have on the Jenkins US family after Edwin immigrated to the US and married Mary Ellen Hugo (also from Cornwall). Thank you very much.
red mail William Edwards born 1765 (est.)
The oldest info I have is: William Edwards(b 1765). On 5/15/1785, William Edwards (yeoman of Germoe) married Mary Hosken (daughter of Thomas/Mary Hosken) in Breage, Cornwall, England. They had eight children(approx) - one of the sons, William Edwards (b 11/19/1795), married Elizabeth Pearce (2/2/1796), daughter of Tobias Pearce/Christian Date(?) on 5/13/1820. William and Elizabeth's son, Thomas Edwards (born 4/22/1825) married Sarah Rogers. Thomas Edwards came to America (approx) 1847 and built a home in Los Angeles, CA in 1882. I would really like more of the Cornwall, England info......
red mail CANN FAMILY 1800s moved to Durham
Are you a member of the William and Mary Cann Family that moved to Durham in the 1800s. One of their sons John was my great great grandfather. I want to find out any information you may have on the family especially John,eg marriage children. I have recently found out that some of the family may have moved back to Cornwall from Durham area although I believe started of in Devon. Hoping you can help. Pam
Hoping to find: RICHARD HANCOCK born in Cornwall, England in 1835 to a Richard and Elizabeth Hancock. It is known that he emigrated to Canada in 1856 Any information would be most welcome
red mail Thomas May born in Cornwall
Thomas May was born somewhere in Cornwall in approximately 1793. He married Mary (surname unknown) who came from Devon. They had at least five children, born in the Middlesex area of the UK. Any information greatly appreciated regarding their ancestors and/or descendants. Thank you.
red mail David Robert Simmonds born 1959
I am searching for any information regarding David Robert Simmonds (dec). David was born in Cornwall, England we think in 1959 and has 2 siblings Peter and Julie. They immigrated to Australia with there parents. If anyone has any information regarding David please forward info. (Sorry our info is vague)
red mail Stone/Vian Marriage Results
I just wanted to thank all of you whom have responded to my query at the above heading last week. All responses were very quick and resulted in getting me past a very difficult wall in my research. This is an incredible site which I have since added to my quiver of resources. All the best to you and again thanks so much. Joe
I,m looking for more information about JOHN PELLOW born 1685 died 1790 buried in Lelant. He married MARY ? I'm trying to find info about Mary's maiden name, John's siblings and parents, and where he was born. Any Help would be very much appreciated. Thank-you.
red mail lusty family
hi im intrested in looking back far into the lusty family it seems to be smallk but been around years my grandfather was albert stanley lusty who lived in lanner in redruth in cornwall who married lorna and he was a carpenter, he also has a brother called henry lusty too who lives in bideford
red mail William Holman/ Elizabeth Moore
I am trying to find fsmily of William Holman born Truro Cornwall in 1838-40, according to his marraige certificate from Australia his parents were John and Mary Holman. He married in Australia to an ELizabeth Moore from Limerick Ireland in 1888. Many Thanks
red mail kenneth phillips
Can anyone help me with info regarding kenneth phillips, born 1921 or could be later i think he was from Cornwalli dont know where.. He married my aunt doris hunt knee smith she was from birkenhead born 1924 , her first husband was called william j HUNT, she divorced him and then married ken, but i cant seem to find her wedding documents or her childrens births.. she moved from birkenhead in the 40`s i think, and stayed in cornwall until the 80`s, she then came back to birkenhead were she died in 1987 ish... any info will be of help
I'm looking for information on Elizabeth Ann HAWKEN Born 1851 in Cornwall, died 1928 in New Zealand. Elizabeth married David DRUMMOND II in 1868. They had 10 children.
red mail Ellen Brown b. 1861?
I'm looking for information on Ellen Brown. She is my great grandmother. I have a birth certificate of my grandfather listing his mother as Ellen Burns, 25 yrs. old, born in Cornwall, England. My grandfather was born February 22, 1886. She was married to Frank Stumm and lived in Chicago, Illinois.
red mail TURNER, William
We are searching for the death of William TURNER b. 1834, Berwick-upon-Tweed last heard of living in FALMOUTH on the 1911 census. He was the grandson of Robert and Isabella DRYDEN. He was a retired Board of Trade Official, widower of Ann Purdy (nee Lewis). He was living in a nursing home in Cheltenham on 1901 census. His son, also a William Lewis TURNER was living in Twickenham in 1911 married to Ada with three children (Winnifred, William Herbert Lewis and Thomas Hugh Lewis). Any information much appreciated!
red mail Joshua Flynn
Trying to locate a village listed in 1851 Census as birthplace of Joshua Flynn born in 1798. It is listed as Tayhant but there is no match so would be interested to hear from other Flynns who have ancestors in Cornwall or suggestions as to where it might be referring too.
red mail RE Vercoe
William Pollard Vercoe =Father Thomas had 2 brothers Richard and John. My gggrandfather is John My ggrandfather John and wife Jane Higman came to Christchurch New Zealand 1879
red mail Elizabeth Gill B 1833
Hi. Does anyone have any information on Elizabeth Gill, born 26 December 1833, Cornwall, England and is the daughter of William Gill and Elizabeth May? Thanks. Di
red mail Philip Cocking and Mary Pasco
Married, we believe in Cornwall. Immigrated to the U.S. Philip was a tin miner; landed first in Michigan and then North Dakota outside of Minot where they had 13 children including Alfred father of Harold and Duane Cocking. Alfred married Rose Brudvik, daughter of Cocking farm sharecroppers. Cora Cocking, daughter of Philip and and Mary married into the Harney family. Looking for any information on Cocking family of England, Ireland with ties to Philip Cocking and or Mary Pasco.
red mail Kellow
As far as I can establish my family tree consists of Sampson Kellow ( also shown as Kelly or Kelley in some LDS entries) 1782/1824 born in Cornwall. Married Catherine Michell in 1807 in Gwennap. They had several children including Benjamin Kellow 1809/1851 who married Eliza Wasley 1n 1838 in Kea. One of their children was John Francis Kellow 1848/1902 who married my grandmother Emily Woolcock 1867/1951 in Australia in 1893. Emily Woolcocks parents were born in Twyardeth. John Woolcock 1839/1891 and Mary Ann Sincock 1867/1918. They were married in 1861 in St Austell and came to Australia in about 1863. Also I am trying to establish a connection with Jennifer Tippett who married James Kellow 1787/1841 in Padstowe in 1807.
red mail William James Wing
I am after any information on William James Wing, born abt 1821 in Falmouth, Cornwall. Son of William Wing & Ann Harbrook, he came to Australia before 1860. A bricklayer by trade. I have had no luck trying to find his birth record or anything about his parents.
red mail John Chappel
I am after any information about John Chapple born September 1851 in Penzance Cornwall. He married Alma Pidsley.
red mail Jasper Fittock
Jasper Fittock b. in Cornwall c1824, parents & siblings unknown. Emigrated to Australia in the 1850s Gold Rush and married Anne Christie in Melbourne in 1856. Children Margaret 1856, William 1857, Jasper 1860, Ann 1860, Jane 1866, James 1868, Jessie 1870, Isabella 1870, Henry 1872, Thomas 1875, all born in or around Landsborough Victoria Australia.
red mail truro area
looking for the parents of frederick Robert Knight who died in 1875 aged 24 in st Just in Roseland. He was resident in st Mawes and had a son Frederick Vernon Knight(later Bignell) who was born in the same year as his father died.The mother is listed as Mary Anne(could be DROVER) Frederick's profession is listed as Gentleman. Believe now found parents in Farnham surrey.
red mail COLEMAN
Searching for info on my step-grandfather John Denis Coleman. My grandmother Kathleen Mabel Hubbard married him in South Africa between 1920 and 1936. According to the SA Archives he came from Cornwall. Any info will be welcome for my genealogy.
red mail help to find
could any one help me i am try to trace the family of my great great grandmother her name was caroline hawkins or hawken not sure how it was spelt as the spelling of names changes through the years caroline was born in 1828 in cornwall she married a william marshall my gg grandad in wolverhampton when he died she married a daniel or david bolton then moved to county durham and when mr bolton died she married a henry hall all info welcome thank you
red mail CALF
William CALF/CALFE/CAFE b. c1769 Cornwall? Trial: Launceston, Cornwall, England 25March1797. Highway Robbery-Sentence 'Life'. Sailed: 'Barwell' from England 1797. Arrived: Sydney Cove 1798. In Australia: Wife, Elizabeth SMITH. Children William b1801, John b1803, James b1805. More information available. HAS ANYONE INFORMATION ON WILLIAM's LIFE IN ENGLAND?
red mail Descendents of James Tippet of Polstrong 1755
I am looking for anyone who has also descended from Mary Vivian and James Tippet (of Polstrong 1755). James married Mary who was a daughter of John and Julian Vivian of Redruth, Cornwall. I will be travelling to the Redruth area 4-8 July 2009 and would like to meet any direct descendent to exchange notes.
red mail ancestryof bassett billman and boundy
any imformationwould be great my ancesters came to australia in the 1800the three names are intertwined in marriage.william emma jane were farmers in colant they had 2sons and 1daughter. robert billman married eliza boundy they had3children marriage wasin 1868billman in bendigo victoria australia my grand mother was enid maude bassett before marriage to john edward billman was 1899 marriage st pauls church bendigo victoria australia they had 5cHILDREN EDITH MAUDE (MY GRANDMOTHER) TWIN ROSE DENHAM LUCYJANE WILLIAM ALBERT MARSHPARENTS LUCY BURGESS and WILLIAM JOHN BASSETTHOPE YOU CAN UNTANGLE THE WEB REGARDS
red mail Robert Sowden (1840)
I trying to find some information about Robert Sowden born Dec. 11th, 1840 in Cornwall. I have information from when he came to America in 1870. I was hoping I could get some information about his family.
red mail William TOMS born 1874
Grandson of William TOMS (b. 1801) and son of Thomas REYNOLDS TOMS (b.1852)who was an Ag Lab around Fowey. William worked for the railway, was a railway porter aged 17 at 1891 census. Married Eliza Anne STRONGMAN (b. 1871 Falmouth)at Falmouth 1896, now a railway signalman. Believed to have become a J.P. I would like help to uncover more information about him. e.g. where might I get records of employees of the mighty Great Western Railway? And are there registers of J.P. officials?
red mail LEAN
Cornwall, Country,JOHN LEAN born 1829? ELIZABETH Ann LEAN1829-1893 nee MERRIFIELD.Firstly to James,the first to make the decision to leave Cornwall to nz in 1872 as an assisted immigrant to work for Brogdens, English fir contracted to build the Napier-Woodville railway.Then to Elizabeth and her daughter in law,Mary Ann to sail to nz,to join James in 1874.For Elizabeth with nine children in nz.For Mary Ann,able to neither hear nor speak and pregnant it saw a very courageous decision.They left their Merrifield and TIPPETT FAMILY FOREVER ,Sail on the HELEN Denny ,Children born at TRURO CORNWALL
red mail Richards
I'm trying to find information regarding the Rev William Richards born c 1831 sailed from Portsmouth 13 Sept 1865 to South Australia 11 Dec 1865. Married Sarah Spicer. Ministered around South Australia, settled in the Pentland Hills. Had children including Frederick (later a S A judge & ? became knighted) Percival (owned clothing & fabric stores, married twice, second wife Jessie Linacre). William also helped start the Methodist Church in Australia. Travelled with Rev Richard Lang and W. Wesley Finch.
I am trying to trace the parents of Richard Henry Walters DOB c1857 and Joseph Eustace Walters DOB c1859. From information so far it appears they were miners in Cornwall. I believe they emigrated to South Australia to a town called Moonta when the children were young. Their mother may have had the maiden name of Eustace as this name has been used extensively as a christian name in the following generations.
red mail BENNETT
Elizabeth Bennett of Cornwall sailed to NZ and was married in Christchurch in 1882 to Charles Smith. They settled in Pleasant Point in South Canterbury. I am interested in any information on her family in Cornwall, and where she lived etc. She and Charles were one set of my paternal great grandparents.
Family History
I have a file on the Descendents of William Rickard if any one is connected it would be nice to be in touch and share information. Gladys.
red mail the Passmore /Rew .family
I have some Passmores from the date around 1652 the first one I have is Philip Passmore who married Jan Rew and have been told by a researcher that the name Passmore came from the French as it means ==over the Water==how true you and I have to guess any one interested please contact me = Margaret
Looking for info on these 2 familys who lived in Constantine. William Murphy born 1855, Mary Rowling born 1857, William Rowling Murphy born 1878, Catherine Rowling born 1824, william Rowling born 1814, James Rowling born 1847, John Roberts Rowling born 1849, William P Rowling born 1844, Samuel Rowling born 1858, Benjamin Rowling born 1864, Edith Rowling born 1861, Joseph Rowling born 1867, Henry Rowling born 1854.
Seeking help with HANCOCK family of Cornwall. Only information have is Benjamin William Hankcock was born in Melrose South Australia in late 1890's and his father was ..... HANCOCK who jumped ship from Cornwall think around 1860's (maybe bit later?) and came to Australia to the goldrush area of Melrose South Australia. Later his son Benjamin William Hancock moved to Renmark where his son Harold William was born around 1928. Bill is still alive and lives in Heyfield in Victoria, Australia. Any news about family welcomed.
red mail lloyd
I am looking for information on Martha Lloyd born about 1817, I believe in cornwall, and died 1844 in Australia. Martha's parents were Hugh Lloyd and Margaret Phillips, if someone has any information, I would like to hear from you regards Val.
red mail Thomas Williams
I am looking for Thomas Williams. He left England on Feb. 18, 1717 and arrived in Boston, Mass. on April 17, 1717. He was a physician and taught Latin. He soon moved to Georgetown, ME. It is stated that he said, "I left England while the gooseberries were in blow; the snow was still deep when I got to Boston; I longed for England then and many time after." If anyone has any infomation on him, please let me know. All I know is that he came from England. I don't know what part of England, though.
I am wanting any information on my ggg grandfather Alexander Stephens was married to Mary Rowe born late 1700, I know that thy married at rosemundy 10/10/1818 near St Agnes, and that they had witnesses by the name of William Rowe and Nany Kestle Martin and that Alexander's profession was a smith (blacksmith) ? I know they had a son Samuel Rowe Stephens born 1819 in Cornwall, on Samuel married Martha Lloyd then migrated to Australia to Campbells Creek in Victoria
red mail BrittonTheresa mary
Would like any Information On Theresa Mary Britton born approx 1870 Married Samuel Lord in Australia approx 1890 and died 1921 Perth West Australia. Any info on Britton family would be good. Samuel is the son of John Lord b-1839 in Cornwall and Olivia Vivian b-1838 also of Cornwall.They married in South australia 1860. John Lord father is George Lord b-1816 who married Jane Turner b-1816
red mail Govetts Cornwall
I am looking for any information on james Govett 1621 Married to Elizabeth Foote born 1625 from St Germans Cornwall. There children were Margery, Radigand,Thomas 1642,James 1646,Thomasin 1658,and Mathew 1662 who married Mary Sowden Any help would be much appreciated
red mail Williams
I'm looking for info on my grandmother Elsie May Williams born june 1904 Cornwall england as far as I'm told. She had got married to Gilbert George Braund Dec 1926, Then came to canada. Elsie had passed away Sept 28 1953 in Toronto, Ontario. Dont know anything else on her. Any one with info on her can you please help me out. Thank you
red mail Roskilly
Looking for the name George Roskilly. Left Cornwall 1870's
red mail Robert Larcombe b.1811
I would like to contact those interested in the Larcombe family that migrated to Australia in the mid 1800s. My Robert Larcombe is shown to be born c.1811 in Cornwall, arrived in Australia c.1842. He settled, married and died in Goulburn, New South Wales, a monumental/stone mason.
red mail John Toms
Looking for the parents of John Toms, born C1798 in Advent, Cornwall. He married Mary Stacy in Saint Genneys and had 2 sons John and Francis.
red mail ARTHUR or ARTHURS of Cornwall
Searching for info on the ARTHUR or ARTHURS family of Cornwall. John Arthur b. 1773 England married Mary Ann Robins in St. Denys, Cornwall in 1810. She was born in Cornwall in 1785 & both John & Mary Ann’s parents names are unknown. John was a discharged Soldier from the Royal Sappers & Miners in Britain. He & his wife Mary Ann along with their 7 children, all born in Cornwall between 1813 & 1828 arrived in Canada & settled in York (Toronto) in about 1832. Sometime about Oct. 1832 he was given a land grant of a parcel of Land in the Township of Innisfil in the County of Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. The family settled in the village of Shanty Bay where they spent the remainder of their days until their passing in 1863 & 1867.Their son Henry Haughton Arthur b. 1813 married Isabella Webster in 1843 in Shanty Bay, Ontario, Canada. Any bit of info on the ARTHUR or ARTHURS family or ROBINS would be most helpful. Regards, Susan
red mail Wilson - James - Australia
Looking for any information on James Wilson who married Martha Ann Bustard/Bostock near Tenterfield, N.S.W., Australia in 1873. They had at least 2 sons. William b.1874 and Charles b.1876. Martha was the daughter of Charles Bustard(later changed to Bostock)Transported to a convict in 1840.
red mail william h renfroe
looking for information know his parents were nathan renfroe and eliza he was born dec.1847 twelvehead cornwall england was married to jane bird 1883 in burbley lancashire england need info on his parents and grand parents thanks
can anyone help please ? looking for a Mary, Sampson and Elizabeth Sandercock. Mary born in South Letherwin and her siblings in Frewen. On the 1881 census she is 21 and a widow her name is now Ruse and she has 2 boys.Sampson and her sister now called Elizabeth Wilson are here as well. They are living in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. The boys Richard and George were born here. On the 1891 Census she is married to a William Fox and they have more children together. William and Mary are my great grandparents. Does anyone know of her and why did she end up living in Yorkshire. Many Thanks Janet
red mail Congdon
Looking for Congdon family history after 1800's in Liskeard area. Particular interest in any John, Thomas, Albert, Joseph or James CONGDON
red mail Peter Rooke
Please do you have any information about Peter Rooke b.C 1890. Believed to have been a tin miner in Cornwall before changing his job to a coalminer in the Newcasle area. May have lived in the St. Just area - but this has not been confirmed.
red mail SLOGGATT
Thomas Sloggatt married Margaret Rawle c 1820 - known children - Adelaide, William, Helen, Lydia, Thomas & Elizabeth. Living in Camelford. Son William married Sarah Elizabeth Hall in 1851 and came to Victoria Australia
red mail Harris, Matthews, Bawden, Penrose
I am doing family tree research. Harris/Matthews/Mathews/Bowden/Bawden families from Cornwall. My dads father was Frederick John harris Born in Cornwall 1885 + - am battling to trace info. He came to S.A 1909+-. Frederick Harris Married Ada Matthews in the September, 1910 Redruth, Cambourne area in Cornwall.I have established that Frederick John Harris's Father's name was Frederick John Harris as well and lived in Pool and worked on the mines. Witnesses at the Marriage were William Charles Richards and Eliza Jane Matthews (nee Bawden) Ada Penrose's parents were James Matthews/Mathews born 1862 and Eliza J. Bawden. James' father was Robert Mathews born 1835. (Roberts'other children were Robert, Elizabeth, William, Annie and Albert.) My dad's eldest Sister Dorothy May was born in St Just + - 1911 Fred J. (Junior) my dad's brother born in Redruth 1912. Ada's parents lived in Redruth at Innes/Inys? road in 1910 my dad always used to talk about Innes road. My dad also chatted about Plymouth he was born in South Africa. Dad was a Carpenter by trade. Fred Junior an engineer James the younger brother was a blacksmith and they all worked on the Mines in this area. Ada Penrose's Mother was Eliza Jane (Bawden) & father was James Penrose Matthews. His father was Robert Matthews born Penzance or Madron. That is all the info I have. Could anyone assist with any information please.
red mail Dorrington
I am looking for information on Edwin Dorrington was born in Lands End England Dec 5th 1848 or Dec 7th 1847 Death Oct 13 1942 was 93 when passed away. He is my 3x great grand father and we have no information besides he came to America when he was a young boy. He told everyone he was from Lands End, England. Thank you for any information.
Looking for the Rich family which I think originated from Cornwall. I am looking for Arthur Rich abt 1782. His son henry abt 1817 m Louisa jane Nicholls. And their son william john Rich abt 1850.
red mail Trying to link Graham
St George Cemetery St George, Queensland, Australia Graham, Francis, no dates. Would like to find his ancestory or see if he is link to ANY of William Henry Mitchell or Ann Stevens family.
red mail Williams, Grenfell marriage around 1855 ?Cornwall
Am looking for information on Selina Grenfell and Thomas Williams marriage around the 1850s. Selina comes from St. Just in Cornwall. I cannot find any informaton on Thomas's background and need the marriage certificate. I can trace them after 1871 when they moved to Manchester any help would be appreciated.
red mail Long - Cornwall
Am looking for any information on James Long (born c. 1806) in Cornwall married to Johanah (also born c. 1806 in Cornwall, but no knowledge of maiden name). They had children called William (b. c. 1826, St Austell), Richard (b. c. 1836, St Ewe) and Elizabeth (b. c. 1839, St Ewe). There are probably more children but I cannot find them. Any info greatly appreciated.
red mail Newlyn East
I'm researching Elizabeth Ann Brabyn married Richard Gumb Landry in 1876 before coming to Australia
red mail Stevens and Mitchell children
The Mitchell’s we’ve traced so far to Cornwall in England. Cambourne and Qwinear. My Great Great Grandmother Ann Mitchell (Stevens) was born in 1839 in Gwinear, and her husband William Henry Mitchell my Great Great Grandfather was born in Cambourne in 1836. They are said to of had a total of 10 children of which my Great Grandfather Joseph Howard Mitchell - born 1876, was one. He is said to be the youngest. The rest, as far as we know, are as follows:- Mary Melinda - dead before 1896? Ellen Jane - born 1861? Allen Steven - dead before 1876? Ellen - born 1864 Annie - born 1869 Elizabeth - born 1871 Charles Woodall - born 1874 and Joseph Howard. Because of the very small script writting on the certificate that I got this information from, some names and dates may not be correct. This is what we are now seeking to find out.
red mail William Henry Mitchell
William Herny Mitchell was born 1836 in Cambourne, Cornwall, England. His parents were John Mitchell and Sarah (nee; Temby) Mitchell. William married at the age of 21 years, to Ann Stevens on the 14th of September 1857. William died in 1889, in Maldon, Victoria, Australia aged 53 years. (another possible death date is 7th of january 1899?). He is burried in a family grave in the Maldon cemetary, Castlemaine/Loden district. Would love to find out more about his life in Cornwall, employment, family-tree etc..thanks.
red mail Charles Woodhall Mitchell
Charles Woodhall Mitchell, born Cambourne? to William Henry Mitchell and Ann (nee Stevens). Ann and William then came to Ballarat Victoria Australia about 1865? Then to Maldon, Vic, Australia. Charles parents were born, William in Cambourne and Ann in Quinear? Cornwall. Charles is the brother of my great grandfather Joseph Mitchell, ( Joseph born in Maldon, Vic, Australia) Other surnames associated with this are Medlin and Temby?
red mail James Williams married Mary Prideaux
Looking for anyone who has information on James Williams bn 1827 or Mary Prideaux bn 1836. They were married in Cornwall in 1856.They are my gggrandparents.
red mail Lampshire
Trying to find info on Abram/Abraham Lampshire who married Amanda Beard, and their daughter Mabel who married Charles Tucker. All from Cornwall or Devon regions.
red mail Nicholas/Badge
Looking for information on my mother, Elizabeth Violet {Frances?} born december 4th 1909 presumably in St. Erth, and on her ancestors. Her maiden name is unknown to me, but could be Nicholas or Badge. Her father, I was always told, was a deep-sea diver. She married my father, a Dutch sea-captain by the name of Lucas ten Kleij in 1947.
red mail Jane Ralph / Arundell
Looking for anything relating to Jane Ralph born 9 Aug 1685 in Grade and married Henry Arundell in 1703 in Gwinear
red mail Averitt, Averett, Avery
I am looking for any information regarding Christopher Averitt, born 1590 in Cornwall who emigrated to Virginia in 1630. Any information regarding his parish, parents, village, etc.
red mail kessell
I am looking for the parents of Elizabeth Kessell born 1846/7 in Penstrange I know her father was Stephen Kessell. In 1864 she marreid a Joel Whitford, but by then her father was dead
James Bennett or Bennet
James Bennet or Bennett born Cornwall around 1840 later migrated to Australia any info. greatly appreciated
red mail RICHARDS
Hi, I'm looking for information regarding the Richards family. John Richards was born abt 1800. his parents were John and Rebecca. He was apparently a builder,an engineer/engine smith and was in the British Navy at some point. He marr Jane NUTEHILL?(her parents Tobias and Davinia) They had 4 children- Jane Ann, Rebecca Elizabeth (1836-1916)marr John Charles EYRE, John (1836 -), Benjamin (1844-) Family went to NSW, Australia in 1849 aboard the vessel "Julindor".
red mail John Francis Light (Penang)
John Francis Light (baptised 15.12.1740) - Mother Mary, father William Negus (not married), grandfather Colonel Francis Negus, brother William (2 years older) died in infancy. Any information about descendants of Mary? Wondering if any connection with my ancestor William Henry Light (21.05.1857 - 20.04.1890). Family later lived in Preston Candover, Hampshire.
red mail Port Isaac
Does anyone have any information on Samuel Adams born 1783 in Port Isaac, Endellion. The family came to Lambeth in London in the 1800s. Are there any other Adams family members related to Samuel out there? Any info would be appreciated. Thankyou
red mail William & Elizabeth Hocking
I'm tracing descendants of William (b 1805?) & Elizabeth (nee Frances) Hocking. They had 4 children, Stephen, Amey, Susan & Richard. I believe they were from Newlyn (St Enoder). They sailed to Pt Adelaide, South Australia in approx. 1848.
red mail Kate Haley & Arthur Rowland
Kate Haley(Hailey) b.1864 Venn Cornwall. Married Arthur Rowland in 1882. Had a son called Edward Edgar b.1887 Tooting. Kate fostered 3 boys with the surname LYNN. Ernest, Arthur & Richard. Would like to hear from anyone with connections.
red mail SPARGO - FOXALL
Frances Foxall was born in Bridgnorth ca. 1854 to Thomas Foxall and his wife Eliza. Thomas was a tailor by trade. Frances (Fanny) married John Spargo of Cornwall April 20, 1878, in the parish of Aston county of Warwick in 1878. The two emmigrated to the US with their 11 month old daughter Frances Mary in September of 1879. Frances Foxall had a rich history that involved widowhood and remarriage to John Spargo's Brother Nick in 1884. Nick's disappearance in 1899/1900 left Frances and daughter Marry in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA. Mother and daughter returned to Frances' family in Bridgnorth 1899/1900. I'm looking for what happened to Frances (Fanny) and Mary after their return to England
red mail Tangye, Trengrove
Looking for Tangye and Trengrove relatives
red mail Stevens & Brotherhood
Any information on James Andrew Stevens born Abt 1817 that came to Australia in 1837 on the Navarino,Married Mary Brotherhood or Mary's parents William & Hannah Brotherhood
red mail Moffatt
I am looking for info on Thomas Moffatt, born 1838 in St Colum Minor Cornwall. I would like to know if he married twice, and the name of his second wife. He migrated to Australia in 1902.
searching for any information on john carpenter approximately born 8th april 1667 illogan.also john carpenter born 1788 illogan married jane edgecombe john died in 1835.
red mail Kate+Thomas Paull Francis
I would appreciate any info with regard to the surname Francis. My grandmother is Muriel Florence Tatton nee Francis and her mother is Florence Francis (unsure of maiden name) b. 1901 in Cornwall England and died 1968 in Cape Town South Africa. Florence (my great grandmother) m. Charles George Wright Tatton (prev.Tatton-Eggerton). Florence Francis parents were Kate Francis and Thomas Paull as per her death notice. I am willing to share any info
red mail Mary Light
I am looking for information on Mary Light mother of Francis Light b1740 the founder of Penang, also wish to find out if Francis had any siblings. I believe his father is William Negus.
Hunt ,Ruse,Herrington
I'm looking for the Hunt side of our family. The only name I have is that of my paternal grandfather, James Clarence Hunt, who had my father out of wedlock with Violet Pearl Ruse. They settled in Pennsylvania, USA. My father was then adopted by his maternal grandparents, Charles Lemuel Ruse and Plessie Jane Ruse, nee Herrington. My father, James C. Ruse, never knew his father. If anyone has any helpful info, please contact me. Thanks!!
red mail gumb
searching for any info on a jane gumb born in linkinhorne cornwall 1826. Parents were Richard Gumb and Maria Turner
red mail Harvey/Noble Families
I am looking for any information regarding Jonathan Noble Harvey B. 1825 in Camborne, he was the son of Thomas Harvey B.1790 wife was Catherine Noble B.1803. Please help me find information on them
red mail Osborn
Anyone having an Elizabeth Sarah Johns, born 1838, daughter of Richard Johns and Elizabeth Jones. In 1856, Elizabeth Sarah married James Milford Osborn born 1819, son of John Osborn at the Parish Church of Bromley St. Leonard, Middlesex. James was a Mariner at the time of his marriage.. Had 7 children all in Australia. Perhaps some of the Osborn's had an "e" added? Would love to hear from you!

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