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County town: Exeter
Other major towns: Plymouth, Torquay
Origins of Name: District of the Dumnonii, Anglo Saxon/ Brittonic
Population 1801: 340,308
Population 1961: 823,751
Acreage: 1,671, 613
Urban Land 1961: 9%
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red mail Lady Joan Whitleigh (descendant 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.
red mail PROVO
I'm wondering if anyone knows anything of, or has ever heard of, the Provo family that lived in Dartmouth, Devon? The family rumour is that they fled to England from France during the French Revolution, and that they were rather rich. My grandmother can remember her second great aunt Louise/Louisa Provo, but I have never come across this person in all of my research ??? I'm really interested in tracing my French roots. I know that French middle names like Lefevre and Minett were common in our family, so I believe the French connection does exist; but I've no idea when or where it comes in. My guess is that it would appear towards the late 1790s. I would be really grateful for any insight or advice at all. Thank you
Good Day! Any chance you have a connection to a William Saltern born 1809 in Devon This gentleman made his way to Canada and we believe we have a good handle on this going forward, but have no information going back from his birth. Could he be the son of John and Johannah Saltern of Tawstock, brother to Susannah Saltern born in 1807 Please contact if you may be able to help connect Kind Regards, Tracy
Rakestraw / Rakstraw / Rackstraw / Rakestrow
Gilbert 1695 Son of Daniel and Hannah. Any information appreciated Bronwen
1555 Walter snell, born brixham, devon His wife whose name I don't know and their son was Walter Snell born in 1604 who married Elizabeth Lynlholt in 1633? Any information would be much appreciated. Bronwen
red mail Quick
Am looking for a Walter Quick potentially born in Beer, Kennford? Would like to know who he married. Had a son Albert John in 1915 and I think 3 others.
Sarah Trott
Please can anyone help I have been searching for my four times great grandmother Sarah Trott born 1745 in Devon her father was John Trott and her mother was Mary ? allI have got is she came from Devon she married in 1768 to Hugh Gamlin in Bethealton Somerset then went and lived in Milverton Somerset but does anyone know of a John Trott born about 1715 and his wife Mary were did they live and also Sarah where was she born in Devon I hope someone can help me Joe
janet gibson nee Pearson
I am looking for a Janet L gibson married Rodney Gibson or griff Gibson in 2000 ( was born Janet Pearson in 1965 Plymouth ) She had a daughter tanya marie sisley (fathers name) At one time in 1932 lived in burnt house lane or road, Exeter.
red mail LOST A FEMALE.
I am looking for a fisher who wed a barrett in the 1800's or earlier or a little later. Sorry to be so confused , my dad had a gran who he called granny fisher. Because there was confusion with the barrett surname. His dad had wed a lady with the same surname so all they had , had to do was change the end barratt to barrett. And so the gran kept her maiden name, so that when she visited they knew which gran would arrive...My grandfather (dads dad) was in the royal navy,and when he was due to retire was sent to be a coastguard in wales, then salcombe devon, then back to the royal navy,to finish his time. That was the 1st.Ww. I dont know if the fisher lady died before the war or during. But does anyone have a stray fisher/barrett. I have a photo of her. And she is very pretty. By the way my grandfather lived in ottery st mary before he joined the navy...
JACKSON, Capt Charles Henry
Charles Henry Jackson was a captain in the 86th (Royal Country Down) Regiment of Foot and was stationed at : 1864 - Gibraltar; 1865 - Gibraltar; 1866 - Gibraltar; 1867 - Gibraltar/Port Elizabeth(S. Africa); 1868 - Mauritius; 1869 - Mauritius/Cape of Good Hope; 1870 - Mauritius; 1871 - Mauritius/Cape of Good Hope; 1872 - Cape of Good Hope; 1873 - Cape of Good Hope; 1874 - Cape of Good Hope; He remained in South Africa and married Johanna Reneira Catherina Cloete in 1874. I am looking for his birth, birth place, baptism and ancestry, if anyone can help. Thanks, Paul
red mail Jarvis
I would welcome details of all Jarvis families, throughout Devon. There are Jarvis families throughout the UK. Many originated from London and Middlesex, with some descendants moving to other areas. I'm happy to share all my research, as a branch of my ancestors were surnamed Jarvis and my Grandmother who was born in the late 1800s, told me that our Jarvis family branch had Jarvis relatives in Devon.
red mail John POPE
If anyone has any information on the following please let me know. John Pope (1668-1739) married Ann (1663-1702), children Mary 1677, Ann 1685-87, John 1688-99 and Elizabeth 1695-1750.
red mail Suzanna DOWELL/WILTON
I am wondering if anyone has any information on the parents and siblings of Suzanna Dowell (1790-1882) who married Benjamin Wilton (1790-1865), children John 1814, Benjamin 1817-1889, George 1820, Sarah 1822-1823 and Hannah Wilton 1829-1901.
red mail Norrish Family
My 3GG Richard Norrish was a private in the 96th Foot. He came to Australia in abt 1842 with his wife Honora Regan b abt 1811 in Bandon, Cork. They were married in Cork inSeptember 1834. Richard b April 1812 in Chelsea Middlesex is stated to be the son of Dr Richard Norrish of Devon. I have searched his army records and there are no parents listed. The name Elsworthy crops up several times in his descendants. All my searches have failed to identify Richards parents. Any information welcome.
Any information about this branch of the Ware family. My ggrandfather Nicholas their son was born 1818, he later came t Australia with his wife Susan(Prat) in 1857. Thomas & Sarah may have been marries in April 1802. Ottery St Mary Devon. Hope someone may be able to help.
franks/campbell/ Douglas /Hamilton
Dorothy Campbell franks b1877 any body have this lady in their tree please? then have her as Dorothy Campbell Douglas Hamilton on death certificate of her uncle Thornton Stanley Franks 1942 Devon looking to find out if she had any children to show photos I might have of her family
Is there anybody researching this name ?
red mail Joseph Frederick Potter
Joseph was in the 1851 Census as an 8 yr old living with mother Jane and stepfather John Hodges - Census 1861 Jane and John and 2 other Hodges children however Joseph has moved on and I was informed that he had moved to Australia are you able to confirm exit from UK to Australia arrived in NZ 1860/61 but had spent time in Australia married in NZ 1877 Thank you in anticipation
red mail Leworthys of Berrynarbor, Challacombe and Barnstaple district
Have identified trail back to Thomas Leworthy b 1739 in Challacombe, who married Prudence Benham in Berrynarbor in 1767. Would appreciate any info on siblings or parents of either
red mail Cooper and Mallett family of Sticklepath Devon
Hello, I am looking for information on the Cooper marrying Cooper also Cooper marrying Mallett family of Sticklepath Devon. Any information from 1700- 1900's would be gratefully recieved.
red mail Alfred Jackman & Clara Axworthy
I'm trying to find the correct families for Alfred JACKMAN born abt 1858 (HMS Ganges) father William JACKMAN deceased Labourer and Clara AXWORTHY father George AXWORTHY Wagoner born abt 1861. They were married 13 Oct 1884 at Plymouth Registry Office, Plymouth, Devon. I have their marriage cert. and want to get birth certs but can't work out who their families are.
red mail William SKINNER / Keziah WOOD
Looking for parents of either William, born circa 1820, and Keziah, born circa 1822 in England, probably Devon. They are my GGGrandparents and they emigrated to Montreal, Canada and married there in 1841. Any information on either family would be most welcome.
red mail Phillips/Greenslade Family Tree
I am looking for information on Robert Phillips (abt 1796) and Mary Ann Greenslade (abt 1797) who left for Prince Edward Island Canada in 1832. Before leaving they had 5 children, Samuel, Robert, Hannah (baptized 10 jul 1826 in Barnstable), and twins William and James. Any info on their marriage etc would be appreciated
red mail Seeking more information on Emma STEER b. 15 Oct Devonshire, England
Hi, I'm seeking more information on my maternal ggggrandmother Emma STEER. I know she was born in Devonshire, England on 15 October, but I have no idea which year. She died on 12 October 1951 in Lowell, MA. Her mother's (my gggggrandmother's) name was Maria. I got all of this information from talking to my grandmother, so some of the dates could be slightly off. I also know that she married Albert MILLER, but I don't know when or where. He is also from England, though I'm not sure which part, and was a mariner when they lived in Chelsea, MA. According to my grandmother he was lost at sea. They had at least one child, Herbert James MILLER, born 21 November 1891 in Chelsea, MA. He married Mary Francis HINES and died July 1940 in Tewksbury, MA. I would appreciate any information about Emma's husband and son, what year she was born, when she came to the United States, and who her parents were. Thank you!
red mail Nellie maria Locke ( Nellie m lock )
update Nellie maria Locke her father was a Thomas Locke , laborer she married at the age of 21 barnstaple sep 1927 marriage
red mail Nellie m lock
hi there i am trying to find my grandmothers parents nellie was born around 1907 in Devon died 1968 barnstaple Devon ,married a richard ridd born 1903 and he died 1976 barnstaple Devon any help gratefully received
red mail Norman & JENKS
Searching for Ann Jenks marr Francis George Norman son Francis George Norman b 8 Jan 1846 and Family
red mail ANDREWS
Looking for any information about Robert Andrews b: 1846 married Johanna Heath, also His parents, believed to be William Andrews b. 1819 and Harriot nee Selley. not sure where in Devon they were from. Any info about any of These people woud be greatly appreciated. -Thanks-
red mail Hugh Handforde b. 1570
I would like to know any information on his wife, children, and parents. Thanks
red mail Bond Kingskerswell
I am interested in the Bonds in the early 1800's with connections to William Bond and Sarah Balsdon info on their children
Looking for Mary Campbell who was born 1833 Stoneham ? Devonshire England. She married Robert Anderson in Australia in 1856. Her parents are James Campbell and Mary Ann Conroy. I have no other information on her and would like to trace back in to find out about her parents etc. Thanks Pat Australia
red mail Thomas Sollis & Annie Tredinnick, North Tawton, Devon
I am trying to find out any details of my great grandfather Thomas Sollis 1870-1958 who was born in North Tawton, Devon & his wife Annie Tredinnick 1877-1968. Annie was born in Cornwall. They are both buried in Morthoe Cemetery. If anyone is related or is researching the same, would love to hear from you.
Leah Carslake was a Devon lass, that I think married John Newton. She was born about 1765, and spent her life in Devon. If anyone can tell me some details of her life, her kids, parents and any siblings, or just info on the Carslake family I'd be soooooooo grateful. Regards. :-)
Sarah Ann BOARD was born abt 1790 in Devon, and married (I think) into the Hooper family (also from Devon/Cornwall area). Do you know anything about her parents, or maybe her siblings, or actally the smallest piece of info would be fantastic. Thanks a lot. :-)
red mail Codd/Hamlyn Family
looking for any information on my grandparents James Codd born 1883 and Sarah Codd (nee Hamlyn) born 1908 they lived on rushlade farm in ashburton and were married in 1936. any info would be greatly appreciated. Charmain
red mail William Andrews Bailey/Elizabeth Ann James
I am looking for relations of William Andrews Bailey and Elizabeth Ann Bailey (nee James). Both of East Stonehouse/Devon, born 1844. They are my GG Grandparents on my father's side. In the 1881 Census, William was a mariner/Leading Stoker mechanic on the RN ship the "Fly". Elizabeth was listed as "wife" living at 8 East Street, East Stonehouse, Devon. Their children were listed as Elizabeth Ann and Rosina. Daughter Elizabeth Ann (Bailey) married John Frederick Shrimpton Farr (my G. Grandfather) in 1888. Hoping someone can help. Thanks.
red mail Looking for Willam James Gorman
I am looking for Willam James GORMAN he was a partner to my greatnan Evelyn Leah Barker this was her maiden name they never married but had some children together Patricia , Ruby, Arthur, Pamela, Peter, and Donald. I am looking for some information about William James GORMAN, where he was born, the date, where he died, the date etc.... i know he lived with my greatnan in Croydon, Surrey. The last i heard was he went and moved to Exeter, Devon near his son Donald Gorman. I dont know if Donald had any children or grandchildren who would know any information about William James GORMAN or any of Williams sisters or brothers children. I would be grateful of any information regarding WILLIAM JAMES GORMAN because i have came to a brick wall and cant go any further thankyou for taking the time to read this much appreciated.
red mail William Hutchings 1806-1849
Looking for ancestors or siblings of the above. He was married to Ann Hawkings c1805-c1851 of East Prawle,Devon.(I have quite a bit of info about her family). They had son William c1826-1906, he was a fisherman, he eventually moved to Lowestoft and owned a fishing smack.He married Sarah Elliot. I would be pleased to swap any info
red mail Poslet/Foslet/ vari
Any info on above welcome, any era. Rita
red mail Information re William Walters
I am searching for information of family related to William Walters nickname Wally, who flew Mosquito planes during world war 2 and was at one time based at RAF Coltishall Fighter station possibly died on active service in 1944. His brother may have been a Dr.Possibly lived in Devon/Cornwall.
red mail PASSMORE Ernest George married Winifred Adele Toms 1896 in PAIGNTON
Ernest George PASSMORE married Winifred Adele TOMS at PAIGNTON in 1926, at that time he was employed as an auctioneers clerk. They had one daughter, Doreen (b.1927/8)but he died young. I would like more information about this family. His father was Ernest Henry who in 1926 was a miller's storeman.
red mail Down William (Bill)
I am looking for the parents of William Henry Down DOB 14/11/1906, his birth was recorded at South Molton, North Devon. He married Beatrice Hagley in March 1932, they lived around Brayford North Devon. William and Beatrice live at Muxworthy Farm and Ovis, William was an agricultural labourer, they had 2 children Beatrice(Jean) and William(Bill). It is William's parents that I am looking for, they had 4 children - Percival(Percy), William(Bill), Agnes, and another daughter possibly Lizzy.
Looking for info on Robert and Anne Blackaller they had a son John Blackaller (born in 1799) who married Rebecca Coulter. John and Rebecca had a son, George Blackaller, they migrated to Monclova Coahuila Mexico. If you have any info on Robert and Anne Blackaller please contact me. thanks!
I am looking for any information on the Shaddick family from Devon. I have Philip Shaddick born 1820c in Devonport who married an Elizabeth Griffiths in 1842 after the family moved to Pembrokeshire. His father, I believe, was William Shaddick who married Elizabeth ?. If anyone has any information on this family I would love to hear from you.
red mail Crispins of d Devon
Anyone have any information on A William Crispin & Sarah (possibly Rogers) would have had a son John born 1800
red mail FARTHING
Looking for any information on the FARTHING family. They lived in and around the Devon area, from 1750's onwards. Am trying to make any connections at this stage.
red mail tuck,pearse
tuck, pearse family i am looking for any information on thomas pearse who married anna tuck, had children lilian, sydney, irene,gertude, and gilbert,
red mail charles merrifield
red mail Dare family
I am searching for any information on the Dare family, mainly in Devon. Part of the family moved to Birmingham in c1850. Have James Dare born 1835 Sidford? Fathers name was William. Married Emma in Birmingham 1854.
red mail Warden /Worden
Looking for others searching for WARDEN or WORDEN. I am unable to find any information on Edwin/Edward Warden born abt 1852 in Exeter,Devon. His father was a John Warden
William Bidgood c.1780
Seeking information on William Bidgood born in the Devon area and convicted at the Devon Assizes, England on the 16th March 1801 and sentenced to transportation to Australia for life. Transported on 23rd September 1802 on the Glatton. Any information on the Bidgood family around 1770 to 1780 appreciated as he is most likely to be born around that time. Thankyou.
red mail Westlake from Devon
Ann Westlake was born in 1807 in Devon England. She married Andrew Dilling. She migrated to Canada in 1843. We believe her parents were Geroge Westlake and Sarah Cross. We believe she had the following brothers and sisters. William, Sarah, George, Elizabeth, James and George. Ann Westlakes daughter Elizabeth Dilling married Christian Frederick Schlegelmilch, they eventually migrated down to Michigan.
red mail Haddy
Any info on Robert Haddy , his son Stephen (1756 - 1840)who married Mary Mann (1760-1833), their son Stephen (1801 - 1875 died in South Australia) who married Mary Burroughs Stenlake (1807 - 1867) gratefully received, Thanks, Ann
red mail Power
Strange Power was the Master of the Schooner Polly sailing between Canso, Nova Scotia and Newport R.I. in 1774. He was married to Elizabeth Fare and had a son named William Anderson Power. They lived in Providence R.I. where he died in 1777. I would like to find the family of Strange and Elizabeth.
Ancestors of William England and Susan Darke
I'm looking for the ancestors of William England 1809-1890 born in Teignmouth Devon and married to Susan Darke 1807-1870 born in Exeter,Devon. They had 5 children: Sarah, Henrietta, Lucy, William James Henry, and Frank Samuel Gilbert England.
red mail Crossings of Devon
Seeking information about the Crossings from Devon (mainly South Brent) around 1770. In particular, background information regarding John Boon's (1777-1864) change of name to "John Boon Crossing" around 1819 (wife, Elizabeth, and seven children also changed their names).
red mail Abraham and Walter Napper
Looking for info on Abraham Napper b1863 and Walter Napper b1868 - sons of Walter Napper and Sarah Bolt.
red mail Abraham Napper
Looking for descendants/siblings of Abraham Napper b1730 m Jane Callender.
red mail newbury/newberry
looking for information on Ella Louisa Newbury, born out of wedlock to Louisa Newbury, in teignmouth devon around 1877.Married to William Saby Knight and had 9 children in rushden northampton.
red mail Tapp family
I am looking for information on Peter Tapp born in 1818. He was a Roman Catholic born in Devonshire.He arrived in Victoria Australia in 1840 on board the Andromarche. He was a farm labourer and was assisted with his passage by his local parish.
red mail Fagner/Faulkner
Am in search of information on the Fagner/Faulkner family. The furthest back I can get is John Fagner around 1791 and that is in Newfoundland. There are hints he may or may not be from this general area. His wives name was Dorothy.
During the war, my mum was evacuated to Devon where she stayed with Mary Easterbrook nee Cumings. Mary had a son called Syd who was a professional golfer. Can anyone give me further information on this family?
red mail ellis family blackawton
looking for ellis family blackawton william 1806 wife jane 1811 son owen cocker ellis 1838 susanne sarah 1843, esther alice cocker ells 1848. susane sarah latter brought my great grandmother up alice blanche ellis newton abbott 1872 .also james phillip ellis 1855 how is he connected to the family. also william his son owen and grandchildren were all millwrights mending and maintaining watermills all over devon. any information please.
red mail Hockings
My great grandfather was Henry N. Hockings, born about 1844, in Devon. I have plenty of information to share about his family and descendents, but am unsure of his parents -- largely because there are so many Hockingses in the area that I can't work out their exact relationships.
red mail Halls family info
Anyone with info on Joseph Halls, elizabeth Greenslade or Mary Fleming please contact me as I'd be very interested in sharing information. Or any descendants.
red mail Lux family of Devon?
I have in my tree, a Lydia Lux. Born early 1700s, thought to be from devon. Does this ring a bell with anyone?
red mail Bickford's and Cotton's
I am trying to find out more about the history of Mary Bickford's family. She was born c1782, thought to be in Devon. She married Thomas Cotton in Devon. They had at least one child - a son named Thomas Cotton born 1804 in Dawlish, Devon. I am willing to share my info.
red mail Looking for Kingdons
I'm looking for a Richard Daniel Kingdon who worked as a blacksmith. His son Richard was born in the mid 1880s
hello do you have any of the following in your family. blackmore, troake, wilmington, ac(k)land, lane, scadding. from churchstanton, hemyock, clayhidon-devon, wellington-somerset. wendy
Hex have managed to trace my g-g-g grandfather from Bridgwater to Ilsington with connections in Ideford seems to have been born there in ~1797, name of William Hex, a farrier by trade and married to Eliza (b Falmouth, Cornwall) .. though these events may have taken place after he left the parish. Also Thomas Hex of Chudleigh, landlord; wondering if he is also related!
ware and Boon(e) & Austin
Grace WARe b. 1760/70c daug of? married joseph Boone b. 1767 Bishopstaignton they married 16 Dec 1791 Bishopstaignton. Would like to get Grace's parents if poss. joseph and Grace had a daug Maria Boone b. 3 Jan 1798 Bishopstaignton she married George Austin. George was b. 31 Jan 1790 courtney Drewstaington. his parents were Richard Austin and Jane ? again need Georges parents details please.
red mail William Henry Hooper
William Henry Hooper was born on August 27, 1868 in Devonshire, England (according to Mount Royal Cemetery records in Montreal) and the names of his parents are unknown. WHH had stated to my father that in 1882 at the age of fourteen years, he visited his sister (name unknown) in Canada and then returned to England to complete his education. After his parents died in the 1880's, WHH moved and resided with his uncle (name unknown) in Mevagissey who operated a hotel at that time. WHH worked as a butcher in Mevagissey near the hotel. In the late 1880's, WHH immigated to Canada where he continued with his trade as a butcher. There are family tales that WHH was born with the surname, Vickers-Hooper and that when he arrived in Canada, he dropped the Vickers from his surname. The Vickers surname is believed to originate from an association with the Vickers Gin Distillery family of the time. Furthermore, there was another family tale that WHH may have been a twin, his sibling being named Sidney Newton Hooper who died at a very young age. Upon his arrival in Canada, WHH took up residence first in Oshawa, Ontario where he met his future wife, Mary Gertrude Menagh (born: August 2, 1875) and they were married in Montreal on June 10, 1896 by Rev. Donald Grant. I just located William Henry Hooper's death recording in the Hooper family bible, as follows: "William Henry Hooper died March 15, 1947 at his home 5047 Clanranald Ave, Montreal, Que. Burial March 18, 1947 at Mount Royal Cemetery. Dr. Lawrence Fisher of Queen Mary Road United Church officiated at the burial service" I am very interested in learning anything at all about my grandfather and his past and if you could assist in my endeavour, whether from your data or direct me elsewhere, I would be very much appreciated.
red mail Wheeler and Moule
Looking for information on the Wheelers and Moules of Stoke Demerel Devon. Charles Wheeler b1863 married Lucy Moule b1865.
I'm researching Malletts and Jackmans from South Tawton, Spreyton, Sampford Courtenay, North Tawton, Belstone (Sticklepath), Bow, Throwleigh, and Zeal Monachorum parishes from the early 1600's to mid 1800's. Would like to hear from anyone researching the same.
red mail Serle/ Siarl family
Wiliam Serle residied in Devon with wife Mary; they had daughter also named Mary born in 1818. please get in touch if you have info on this family!
red mail Looking for Eselbys
Searching for any Eselby links in England to my Great,Great,Great Grandfather William Eselby born in BeerFerris 1851 He married a Mary and their son James Eselby was born 1859
red mail POWER...1807 - 1854
Hi, Looking for my family in Devon. I have Mathew Power married Elizabeth Fisher on the 28 October 1807 in the Parish of Northam, North Devon. Elizabeth had Mary Power christened on the 22 February 1808, and Eliza on the 30 September 1810 in the Parish of Northam. At this time Mathew was the Mate on the ship, Hiram of Plymouth. In 1811 he became the Master Mariner on the schooner, Mary of Plymouth and moved his family down to Plymouth to join him. They had been living with Elizabeth’s parents in Appledore. In about 1817 Elizabeth had a son, Austin Power…..and in 1819 another son, Thomas Power. Later in about 1827 she had another daughter, Justina Power. By 1836 to 1844 both sons are seamen on the ships, and each time Thomas leaves a ship as Mate, Austin takes over his job. Then in 1844 we find Thomas as the Master Mariner on the ship Richard & Ann. His Mate is Austin. That same year, 26 March 1844, Austin married Harriet Bardens in the Plymouth (Charles Martyr) Church. Meanwhile we have had Mary marry Samuel Axworthy Jackson (accountant) in the Stoke Damerel in 1828, Eliza marry Robert Parsons (plumber) in 1842, and then Thomas marry Elizabeth Jeffery in 1839….all in the Stoke Damerel. Then in 1851 Eliza married Charles Blyth (plumber). Would love to find out Mary's death...before 1851 I believe. Elizabeth died in 1858 and is buried in Ford Park Cemetery. If this is your family I would appreciate a contact with you. Thanks.
red mail Doidge family of Devon
Looking for the Doidge family in Plymouth (Philip born c1800) plus in Chudleigh from c1840. Later some moved to Torquay and Tormoham and also London. Possible Hugenot links too.
red mail Family Search
Looking for information on the family of Peter Cox,Born, Devon England 1836. Father was Frederick Cox and Mother Ann. Peter moved to Newfoundland,Canada. in 1843. Died 17 Nov 1904 Goulds,NFLD.
Arthur Tucker, believed to be born in Devon cir.1900, joined the Royal Navy (he was underage) and served on HMS "TIGER" at the Battle of Jutland. No further details at present.
red mail Huband, Horswill
Looking for birth place of William Huband. He was born around 1790 and married Agness Horswill 1818 in Plymouth. William was in the Royal Marines.
red mail Daniel Elliot
Looking for any info regarding a Daniel Elliot born around 1640 and perhaps sailed to Boston in the US. His son, Daniel born 1662,testified at the Salem Witch Trials
red mail Mayne Family
Searching for Alexander Mayne b. 1549 in Hatsburg, Devon, England and d. 1617 Hathereigh, York, England. Son John Mayne (Main) born 1614 emigrated to CT. living in York, Maine USA. Any information would be appreciated.
Interested in any research on the Kitson families of Devon. My great-grandfather Walter Kitson, born 1830s, son of Walter Cartwright and Kate (Katherine, nee Eales) Kitson -- W.C. Kitson was vicar of St Andrew's Church, Ashburton. Font dedicated to W.C. E. and wife Kate in this church.. Both died presumably of influenza leaving a young family. Walter emigrated to NZ. Any information greatly appreciated.
red mail Johns family
I am attempting to trace information about Louisa Johns who was born in St Giles in the Wood, near Torrington. Any details/connections would be appreciated.
Looking for any information on William Elson abt 1828 who married Mary Ann Edlin.1847 Son William Joshua Green Born 12 Oct 1848 to an Emma Emily Mary Green in 1872 Paddington. His Son Robert Henry Elson Born 1877 and Married Henrietta Bearman Their Son Robert Henry Elson who married Elsie Goodwin in Dover in 1927. Any one having any infomation on the above or has this in their tree please contact Colleen
Seeking info re EMILY LASKEY b.abt. 1856 in Devon. Parents no known. Married Edward Charles HORWELL from Cornwall. Emigrated to Australia before 1895
ash family
I am interested in any information on a John Ash born 1810 in Devon he married Elizabeth Taylor and immigrated to Nova Scotia Canada any information would be appreciated thank you cammy
red mail WHITEWAY
I am seeking information on one William Whiteway born about 1739 I believe in Devon. I do not know who he married but he had at least two children, John and James. John married a woman named Ann Penney (1793-1866). William left Devon for Newfoundland Canada arriving prior to 1770. He may have married in Canada, I don't know. William died October 12, 1834 in Western Bay Newfoundland.
red mail 18th and 19th centuries
I am looking for evidence of the religious affiliation of the Lidstone (also Lidston) family in the Dartmouth/Kingsbridge/Salcombe.
Watsons of Devon
Looking for information about John Thomas Gardiner Creber Watson, born 1833 to John and Elizabeth Watson, nee Gardiner. Whereabouts unknown. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks
red mail HOLE
Hi all, looking for any info pls re Hole family. I have William b 1768 Milton Damerel married 1792 in Bradford to Elizabeth Batten. Williams parents were John Hole b abt 1725 and Susanna Dennis. Cheers Julie
red mail ROWLAND
Hi all, looking for any info pls re Mary Rowland, she married 1815 Plymouth to William Leate and died in 1847, they had 6 children. Cheers Julie
red mail Fortescue family
Looking for information on the Fortescue family in Devon. My grandfather was William and had a brother Harry and sister Rose. Mid-late 1800 birthdates
researching families in the Devon locality with the surname Tole/tolle/toll. Have partially completed tree from 1633 - 2005. Would love to hear from anyone with these surnames or anyone researching these names. Thank you
red mail serching Sagar/Thorpe
I am trying to find any information relating to my grandfather Ernest harry Sagar> He ran a Pub in devon around the 1920s. He married an Eva annie Thorpe and they had a son born 1923, My father, an olny child. Also serching for any information on My Grandmother Eva Thorpe,I know she came from a large family and had one sister called Lena, who lived in devon also.
red mail Pugsley - Harberton
Thomas Pugsley married Ann Hill around 1820ish probably in Harberton. Any further info would be treasured.
red mail George Jordan
I am looking for family of George Jordan who married Tabatha (Tobiatha?) Quantick (nee Leader) in Ashcombe 2 Feb 1831. George was born about 1805, but I can't be sure he was actually born in Devon. George and Tabatha emigrated (with their family) to New Zealand in 1842 and I can share further details of george & Tabatha in NZ. I need help identifying George's parents and family please.
red mail Stephens family of Torrington
I am researching the Stephens family who lived in Torrington around 1850s onwards - last known family member would be Albert Stephens c1880s. Any information would be appreciated.
John Harman born 1795, Saltash Devon England. He was a Seaman. John was tried 19 March 1821, at the Kent assizes, and sentenced to transportation to Australia for life. He arrived on the Minerva on 21 December 1821, and was forwarded to Windsor for distribution. He married Friday 4 May 1827, Sackville Reach to Elizabeth Everingham. They had 3 children Samuel 1828, Elizabeth 1831, Sarah 1834. I would love any informaton on John before his trial and after the birth of Sarah as he disappeared around this time.

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