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DARTMOUTH. One of England's fine old gateways, its name written boldly across the spacious days of our history, it goes back into the dim mists of time before our history began. It is one of the places to which... more
 
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Moses family 1900's
My grandmother was May Frances Moses b.1883 (she married 'Monty' Chapman in 1908) She had a brother Theodore Moses b.1880( who married Elsie Jollife).I am interested in contacting any relatives who may live locally,as I am trying to locate a wedding photo of my grandparents. I am writing a 'potted history' of our family and would love to have a copy to include in the Chapman/Moses section. I believe the photographer was Fred Holwill . I would be pleased to hear from anyone from the Moses 'Clan'!Thankyou Jenny.
red mail Petherbridge of Devon
I seek information in regards to George Gilbert Petherbridge, born 27 August 1826 at St Clement, Dartmouth, Deveon, England to George Petherbridge and Susanna (surname unknown). His daughter, Rachael Petherbridge, married Alfred Brabbbins on 10 February 1878 in Liverpool, Lancashire. If anyone has any information on the family of George Gilbert Petherbridge and Margaret Rebecca Haigh, would be greatly appreciated. Georges father, George, had a father Henry Petherbridge, who married Elizabeth Ching in 1751 at Fleming, Devon - If anyone has information on his 9 children, that would also be greatly appreciated.
red mail looking for john tucker
can any one help me i am trying to look for my great great grandfather john tucker all i know was that he was a sailmaker he was born in 1840 in dartmouth devon he married a lady called hellen gill (nee faulls) and had a daughter ann maria in 1874 who is my great grandmother i would be most grateful if any one can help me thank you very much
red mail Arno - Devon
Arno families settled in Dartmouth and Barnstable and were French Huguenot refugees fleeing from persecution in Catholic France. The ports of Devon were close to France, although most went to London and Spitalfields which was then in Middlesex.
red mail Franklyn/Franklin
I am looking for any information anyone may have about my great grandfather Michael Franklyn. I know he was born 8/4/1887 in Gloustershire. He enlisted in the Royal Marines in Bristol in Nov 1906. He Married Alice Maude Wakely in 1908 in Plymouth. They had Lewis Anthony Franklin born 18/09/1908. There were another 3 children Florence, Susan & Doris. Michael left my great grandmother when Lewis was only 9 months old, he lived with my great great grandparents (Reuben Wakely & Emma Jane Elliott) in dittisham. On his records is states he was in Plymouth in 1910 but after that i know little of what happened to him, or when he died and cannot find any record of his death. Any help would be much appreciated
BALE FAMILY
Looking for info on a Julia BALE born Dartmouth 1820's. Julia married a John DRAKE who was from Stonehouse,Plymouth Many thanks Diane
red mail MITCHELMORE, MOUCHEMORE etc.
I have information on several MITCHELMORE, MAUCHIMER, MUCHAMORE and MOUCHEMORE families from Dartmouth. Please contact me if you are interested. Mike
red mail elizabeth LANE
I am looking for information on Elizabeth LANE who married John WOTTON at St. Petrox Dartmouth Devon on the 22nd March 1823. John was born in 1801 at Blackawton Devon but I cant find anything on Elizabeths family or her birth.
red mail maslin Coastguard man..
Searching info on Maslins of dartmouth.John t maslin was chief boatman for dartmouth customs in the 1891 census.Living Above town?.St petrox as a widower then.With children henry,george,ellick?,and possibly mary.He had been married to mary churcher,who died early in 1891.I think he remarried and went to torquay in the 1901 census.Where was the coastguard station in dartmouth then.Thanks for helping.Rosalind.
red mail Goodyear/Punchard
I am a little stuck. I have a Robert Goodyear, a Shipwright living in Dartmouth married to a Sarah Punchard in 1822. I need to find out anything about Robert. I believe he was born around 1795 but only know he was born in Devon. I do not know where. I have him on 1841 census, but not on 1851. Can anyone help?
Thomas Spendlow(e), Jane Harris
Thomas Spendlow and Jane Harris were married in Saint Saviour, Dartmouth in 1813. They had at least two sons, Thomas Harris Spendlow (1814) and James (1815). Thomas Harris' eldest daughter Fanny Ann Batchelor is my great g'mother. Would like to correspond with anyone with an interest in this family.
red mail Phillip Langmead
Born 1800 in Dartsmouth and married to Mary Fisher in 1824, moved to Guernsey Island and emigrated to South Australia on the Moffatt in 1839. Phillip was a cordwainer like his father. Their son, Elkanah, born in 1831 before Mary died in 1845 and Phillip re-married to Susannah Cock (nee Teague of Redruth, Cornwall)in 1852, is my great grandfather and I am interested in any information on this family before I visit Devon in May 2007. Would love to make contact with any Langmeads in Devon or Cornwall.
red mail bate
loking for detail on a mary bate who lived in southtown dartmouth in the mid 1800's. Believed to be the widow of a seafarer. Probably orginated from London or Kent (children baptised in Kent). Had at least one son living in Chile - possibly a chemist or ships doctor. Any details welcome
red mail Petherbridge
Henry P married Elizabeth Ching @ Stoke Fleming 5.11.1751. His 9 children moved to nearby Dartmouth by degrees. George (parish: Townstal St.Clement, D'mth) migrated to Liverpool between 1826 and 1841. George Gilbert P, his grandson, was born in Devon, lived as a shipwright in Liverpool, died in a lunatic asylum in Wivelsfield Sussex 1900. Information on this or on Petherbridges before and since?
red mail dodd
looking for info on susan dodd born c1827 dartmouth
Back
Edwin herbert Back architect, Surveyor and Civil Engineer born 1843 Exeter lived/worked Dartmouth from 1891. Children John,Jane, Eva,Jessie,Maud, Edgar,and Rose. Wife Sarah Routley.
red mail John Bell 1809
I am trying to find the father of my ggggranfather John Bell born Dartmouth 1809 he was a shipwright and master mariner and spent all his life there. 1st wife Elizabeth, 2nd wife Martha from Bridport Dorset.
Rennells
I have a Mary Rennells marriage to a John Jordain,it took place in Dartmouth in 1804.Mary was daughter of James and Mary nee Blackler.
red mail ARNO & CANE/KINE/KYNE
Devon & London connections re ARNO & KYNE names 1849: died - William Charles Arno KYNE & Abraham KYNE - For the Arno & Cane searchers, any connection.
red mail St Saviour Church
Ancestor Thomas Perring buried in NE part of chancel. Partitioned off with screen circa 1900. Would like details of any info relating to what was in part of church now partitioned off or where to find it.
red mail Arno
Looking for information on the Arno family in Dartmouth. Moses Arno had a son John born 1708/1709 who emigrated to Massachusetts and married Dorothy Newton there.
red mail John Williams/Guilfoyle (not sure of name)
The story goes on way back in Ireland where my Great Great Grandparents were married in Clonmel, Tipperary 1846. In that same year later on they had their first child called William who born in Chatham, Kent where my Grandfather was stationed in the Army. 7 years later they went to Nova Scotia in 1853 where the Army was posted. later that year they had another Son also called John. After a few years they came back to England settled a while in Woolwich Kent where they had a little girl called Fanny. After my G. G. grandfather was pensioned of the Army at the age of 40yrs. he became a Chelsea Pensioner and worked as a Stonemason in Tavistock. The youngest son John later on became my Great Grandfather and married Elizabeth Anne Chubb in 1872. They had 8 children being one of them my Grandfather. The youngest Daughter Elsie Williams my Great Aunt went to lIreland and met the Guilfoyle family and befriended them. Because of that she inherited the family name and became Guilfoyle-Williams We still have it but do not use it. I would love to find out alot more about my Great, Great, Grandmother (nee Guilfoyle), all I know that she born Clonmel, Tipperary 1826. My Great Great Grandfather was born in Tavistock, 1812.
red mail rundle family
i am searching for information on james alfred rundle married to alice. he was ex navy and became an instructor at the royal naval college, dartmouth. had two children, james and queenie. james married lorna hill also of dartmouth. they had three children, pamela, melvina and graham
red mail Dartmouth
I'm looking for a branch of the Cane family who come from the Kingsteignton area but who might be linked to some Canes I have found in the Dartmouth area around 1750-1800. Any leads would be appreciated.
red mail Fenn
Looking for information on Florence Constance Valentine Fenn. She married Archibald Elliott Parkinson at some time between 1909 & 1914. Prior to this I believe she lived at 13 Railway Cottage, BGR, Hermon, CC (??). This is an address on a postcard sent to her from South Africa in in 1909. I also have a photograph of a cottage owned by her parents with the word "Bracknell" written on the back. I don't know if this was 13 Railway Cottage and I have no idea what sort of an address "BGR, Hermon, CC" IS. Can anyone help please?
red mail Parkinson
I'm looking for my grandfather, Archibald Elliot Parkinson. There does not appear to be any trace of him in the 1901 Census. The know facts are: In 1909 he was in Simonstown, South Africa and at that time still single. By 1914 he was married to Florence Constance Valentine Fenn and was a Corporal in the Royal Artillery. This was also the year my father, Archibald Thomas Parkinson was born and they were at the Garrison in Sheerness. In 1918 I believe he was in Swanley, Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey. For the period 1919 to 1924 he was in Singapore with my grandmother and father. I know they also spent some time in India, Pakistan and Ceylon. By 1941 he was a Major and also a Freemason. I have a letter in which it states that the Priory Lodge inTynemouth knew the family well. During the 1950's they were living in Dartmouth.Can anyone help and fill in some of the missing details?
Gould Brothers Left Dartmouth ca. 1663/4 for Hull, Massachusetts. Where were they from?!?
Robert, Thomas and John Gould left Dartmouth, Devonshire ca. 1663/4 and landed at Hull, Massachusetts. They were "sent for" by Joan (Bishop?) Stone, the childless widow of John Stone of Hull, Massachusetts. Joan left her property to the Gould brothers and called them "her loving cousins." We suspect that they were in fact her nephews. Robert's descendants remained in Hull for quite some time; some of them use "Goold" as a surname. I am a direct descendant of John, who went to Connecticut to learn the tailor's trade and married Sarah Axtell, reportedly a close descendant of one of the regicides, perhaps even a daughter. John and Sarah lived in Long Island, New York for a time and ended their days in the Horseneck neighborhood of Caldwell, New Jersey. We have no firm information concerning just where the Gould brothers came from in England, and we have virtually nothing on the fate of Thomas. If anyone has leads on these brothers, please let me know.
red mail Frederick Williams - Dartmouth
My Grandfather was born at Zion Cottages 1887 in Dartmouth Devon. He met my Grandmother who is Bertha Brock at the Royal Naval College where she worked her service as a trainee cook. He did carpentry and also repaired uniforms. A bit of Upstairs/Downstairs. She went on to do fabulous dishes of sorts as time went on. Frederick William's father was a Plumber in Dartmouth, a job like that is very valued and important. Lesley M
Parnell Baker
William George Parnell, wife Rosina Baker married about 1887. All inquires and/or info about Parnell and Baker appreciated.
red mail Backwell Consent Constant
Looking for Backwell pre-1800 in DARTMOUTH and also Consent/Constant.


 
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