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SIDMOUTH lies among the little hills in a lovely valley where the River Sid delivers itself to the sea. A long line of red cliffs sweeps down to a distant headland on each side, but its own sheltering headland ... more
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I am trying to find information on this lady. She was a Mrs. Matthews and lived at 13 Alexandria Rd, in Sidmouth in the 1960's Her maiden name was Bowen. She was born about 1919. She then married again in 1965 to Percival Woolway Medland She was a nurse, s.e.n and I believe she had a nursing home in Honiton. Her father's name was William John.
red mail William John EDMONDS
I am searching for information regarding my Great Grandfather William John EDMONDS, born in Sidmouth Devon on the 14th August 1861 to William John EDMONDS and Hannah BAKER. Sailed to Queensland Australia on the RMS Almora in March 1882 and married my Great Grandmother Ellen KEEP on 8th March 1890 near Mackay, Queensland. Also his sister Polly or Mary EDMONDS, also thought to be born in Devon around this time or soon after.
CAROLINE BRAGG, born 1819c in Sidmouth, Devon, to parents WILLIAM BRAGG and REBECCA Unknown who was born about 1789 at Lapford, Devon.   Nothing known about WILLIAM except he died before 1825.   REBECCA then married an Unknown VOYSEY and had four children, SARAH (b)1826, MARY (b)1828, JANE (b)1831 and CHARLES (b)1832.     The family appeared to have lived in Sidmouth but by the 1841 census, Mr VOYSEY has also died.  Looking for any birth, marriage, death and parentage family info on both WILLIAM BRAGG and REBECCA Unknown BRAGG/VOYSEY
red mail Snell, Spencer, Reynolds - Sidmouth
Any information on Sidmouth residents - Albert Snell, Marmaduke Snell, John Snell, Alfred Spencer or Charles Reynolds would be much appreciated.
Mystery Marriage at Sidmouth 1873
The Pall Mall Gazette of the 25 June 1873 page 3 announced the marriage "at Sidmouth", on the 18 June 1873, of Mr W. H. Warner of Cotmaton House, Sidmouth, and Ellen H., nee Somerville, daughter of Mr. L. Somerville of Anchor Cottage, Sidmouth. No trace of this whatsoever can be found in the GRO Index. Can anybody suggest where this might have taken place, if it indeed did take place, or have any other suggestions? I would be grateful.
William HOLMES & Elizabeth PONSFORD
Does anyone have access to the Sidmouth PRs please? I am looking for the baptisms of William Holmes c1821 and Elizabeth Ponsford c1828. I would be most grateful for any help as they do not appear on IGI for the years I need!
red mail james m ash. fisherman
I am trying to find some info on my great great great grandfather who lived in sidmouth in 1861 and was married to Harriet ?. He died in March 1877.What i would like to know is, was there a fishing boat disaster or can anyone throw any light on the cause of death or how i can find out myself many thanks
red mail Florence Emily Richards (nee Walton)
Florence Emily Richards lived at 20 Sid Park Road, Sidmouth from about 1911 to 1923 with her 3 daughters Marjorie, Katherine and Cynthia. Any information about the time they lived in Sidmouth.
Charles Waight
I believe that the above was a coal merchant in Sidmouth in the 1830s, then an innkeeper in Crewkerne in 1837/8 (The George Hotel), then a cheesemonger and butterman in London in the 1840s and later had some connection with the Hop Pole brewery in Upper Tooting in the 1850s, with a brief spell in the debtors gaol in Surrey in between. His son, also Charles, died in the Charge of the Light Brigade, a private in the Fourth Light Dragoons. Does anyone know anything else about Charles (who was born at Millbrook, Southampton in 1800) or his wife, Jane (who came from Chirk, Wales)? Any information would be appreciated.
red mail Leat family
Looking for any relations of the Leat family - my dads name was Wilfred.G.Leat born Devon 1907.
red mail whatley
looking for whatley family sidmouth
Re ELIZA PERRY TAYLOR, m. John SNELL,Sidmouth, c.1825-30. They had 6 children, known, incl. Edward, 1850, Alfred, Anne or Annie, Kate (Katherine), Marmaduke, Henrietta (Dec.15, 1860). John was a town crier and postman. Henrietta married George Grace & migrated to Australia. I'm trying to trace details of Eliza, can anyone help, please?
red mail Manley & Snell
I would like details on the above families, particularly John Snell, m. to Eliza Perry Taylor and their children, Edward (1850), Alfred, Annie, Kate (Catherine), Marmaduke and Henrietta (Dec.15th, 1860)...possibly more children. Henrietta married George Grace at Exeter, Mon.,07/07/1884, migrated to Australia. George in 1884 (per "CUZCO"), Henrietta 1885 (per "Durunda") Lived Brisbane, had 11 children..more information available from here.
red mail william ernest weeks
i am looking for information on my grandfather who was married to elizabeth,maiden name butter.they lived in sidmouth name of home pebble cottage. they had four children,one of them is my father,cyril charles.
red mail Edmonds, William John
I am searching for any information on the family of my G.Grandfather William John Edmonds born 14th August 1861 in Sidmouth, Devon, England. His occupation was a baker. There was a William Edmonds in the 1881 census at Egg Buckland, aged 20, born Sidmouth, occupation was Private S D Militia (not sure if this is him). He took ship for Mackay, Queensland, Australia arriving March 17, 1882.His father also was named William John Edmonds and his mother was Hannah Baker. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
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Researching family history Devon/Dorset
red mail Sidmouth Dispensry
Sidmouth - White - 1850 - p 249 The self supporting Dispensary was established in 1836, for the medical relief of the sick & infirm, who contribute small weekly payments.
red mail Harris, James. Occupation Labourer And Fisherman
Looking for Descendants of My GG grandfather JAMES HARRIS. He was born/baptised in 1831, the son of Thomas HARRIS and Jane nee Gosling (also known as Jenny Bartlett Gosling), at SalcombeRegis,Sidmouth. He is on 1851 Salcombe Regis census aged 19, as an agricultural Labourer. He married ANN MAY at Sidmouth in January 1855. He had become a fisherman by 1872. He is on the 1881 Sidmouth census aged 49 with his birthplace given as Sidmouth,and occupation fisherman. He was living with ANN aged 49 and their children :- ELIZA(25)dressmaker,ROBERT(16)fisherman, THOMAS (nicknamed Tuzzy)(13)scholar,ALETHEA(12)scholar,JOHN(9)scholar,HETTY(7)scholar. He was living in Salcombe Regis in on 1891 census with the above family. He was buried in Sidmouth in January 1898 aged 65. If you are a descendant PLEASE CONTACT ME. THANK YOU
red mail Manley And Snell
I would like to hear from anyone researching these names. The Snells were in the 1851 census at Sidmouth, the Manleys were in both the 1851 & 1881 census.

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