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Searching the Hallett family from Dorset and other places my grandmother was Dinah Rendell Kelley her Mother was Harriett Hallett. Harriet was one of four girls born in the north of england to Dinah Rendell and Henry Hallett both from Dorset Married 1863 Beaminster Dorset.I may be able to help any one searching Halletts
red mail bascombes of portesham
would love to hear from anyone researching or related to the bascombe family
red mail Stickland Portesham
Jerimiah Stickland lived in Portesham, he was born there in 1807, he married Frances Parker they had 8 children Thomas, John, Edwin, Thomas(2), James, Alfred, Mark, Henry and Eliza my Great Grandmother. I think Jerimiah's parents were John Stickland and Frances Russell.
red mail Hallett family 1750
Is anyone researching the Hallett family. I have chased them back through 4 generations in Portesham to Andrew Hallett born at 1750 in Long Bredy, probably husband of Susannah born 1756 LOng Bredy. I have found 3 sons Richard John and William. I think these three went to Compton, Bridport and Portesham and started the Hallett families now there. Anyone out there interested in comparing notes?
red mail Toms/Hallett of Portesham
Looking for info on my Portesham relatives. Anne T Boyland b1821 Dau of Thomas b 1876 in Whitchurch and Sarah b 1877 Corscombe . Anne was my g.g.grandma Ann married George Bartlett in Portesham, their dau Esther Amealia Bartlett married Harry Toms b 1850. Their dau Bertha Hannah Toms b1881, married my grandad William Hallett b 1880 Portesham
red mail Draper
Looking for ancestors of Ethel Kate Draper born 1885 and died 11/04/1973, who married Samuel Pitman. Her garve is at Moreton.
red mail Pitman
Looking for details of the Pitman's in Portesham. Ancestors of William Pitman Chr: 20/10/1785, married Mary Jolliffe 09/04/1812 in Portesham and died 25/03/1862. Children Thomas Jolliffe 1812 died 1819, Robert 1815 died 1815, Margaret 1816, Robert Horesher 1819 and Mary 1825. Williams parents were possibly Mathew and Hannah. Any information greatly received.
red mail FUDGE Family of PORTESHAM
Richard (b.1730 Elworth, Abbotsbury, Dorset) and Mary Fudge had 7 Children between 1752 and 1766. They were Grace, Silvester, James, Sarah, Robert , Elizabeth and Jane. I am interested in Jane b.1766 who married Reuben Groves of Evershot.
red mail Ironside and Slade
John and Martha Slade lived in Portesham during the 1850's and 1860's. Their children were Mary, Ann and Hannah. Ann (born around 1834) married William Ironside around 1855. William and Ann Ironside are recorded in the 1861 census of the Parish of Upwey, Dorset. Would be grateful for any further info about John and Martha Slade or their forebears. John and Martha Slade are my great great great grandparents. Cheers, Dave
red mail SAMWAYS family of Portesham
I would be very interested to hear from anyone who has links with the SAMWAYS family who lived in Portesham in the 1800s. Names in my family tree include 2 generations of Henry Samways and 2 generations of George Samways. My Samways ancestors also lived in Chaldon Herring, Dorchester, Fordington, Litton Cheney. Other surnames who have married into the Samways family include: PUCKETT, STANDFIELD, TAYLOR, SERGENT.

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