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Thorncombe Dorset
Pre 1843 in detached part of Devon.
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red mail Ashment Henry and Susannah
Looking for Henry and Susannah Ashment given as parents of ANN 1792, Mary 13 Mar 1795, Elizabeth 1798, and Thomas b1799 - d25 Jan 1801 all Bpt. Thorncombe,Devon. Name was thought to be Ashford but Baptisms state clearly ASHMENT. Mary Ashment Married my Great Great Grandfather in 1819 at South Perrott,Dorset but I can not locate Henry or Susannah .
red mail Phillips Family
I am looking for my 2nd GGrandfather,Samuel Phillips,Born:abt 1796 in Thorncombe Dorset/Devon. I find him on the 1841, 1851 Census for Lambeth,Newington with his wife Caroline F.Born:Marylebone,London- 2 Sons born in Chard, Somerset. William & James. Samuel & sons were Shoe makers. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail Thorncombe Toll House
In 1927 a family called Wellman were living in Thorncombe's toll house.Are the Wellman's related to any families with the names Newbery or Phelps. Any help would be appreciated please.
red mail Ebdon/Boon
Looking for info on Joel Ebdon and Susannah Boon from Thorncombe. Joel was born in 1794 and was married in 1815. Not sure when Susannah was born, she was widowed in 1833? and re-married Simon Row of Thorncombe before emigrating to NZ in 1841
red mail John and Maria Wellman
I'm looking for information on John Wellman, who was born in Thorncombe about 1809. He married a woman called Maria about 1830. She was born in Winsham, Somerset about 1807, so I suppose they may have been married there.
red mail James Newberry
I have found he married Ann Hallett in 1842 there. Do any Hallett researchers know who her parents were in the village? James's Great nephew William Hallett came to Hull with my Elizabeth Newberry and her brother Samuel in mid 1850's any info on James and Ann is of interest
red mail Farrant
I am interested in the family of Samuel Farrant (c.1756-1818) of Axminster and Thorncombe, and his son Samuel Farrant (c.1785-1854) of Thorncombe and Lyme Regis.
red mail william hockey thorncombe
Looking for information other than 1841 census data on William Hockey schoolmaster Thorncombe in 1830's/1840's
red mail Hussey
I'm looking for info on Susie Hussey, born in Thorncombe about 1869, daughter of William Hussey
red mail susan clark(e) b1848
daughter of George Clarke and Ann ??(b1816) sister Mary, brothers Charles and Francis. Susan married(?) John Dyke(b1843) from Beaminster, had many children and they are buried Venn Chapel. Any info or relatives please?
red mail Cook family
Researching the Cook family from West Dorset and Nottingamshire. Joseph Cook born abt. 1796 in Thorncombe, Devon (now in the County of Dorset) and died in 1874. He married Ann Singleton 6th September 1830 at St. Marys Church, Thorncombe and had two known children Thomas (1832) and Ann (1836). It is believed his first wife died and he married a Martha Fowler abt 1842 in Thorncombe and had one child Henry born in 1844. My GGG Grandfather Thomas moved to Nottingamshire in the 1850's for the lace making trade. Trying to trace any relations...
red mail Thorncombe Devon
Paull family Mary Paull 1829 who married Richard Brown 1831. Any details on the Paull family appreciated.
I am looking for more information on the Pidgeon family living in Thorncombe Dorset during the 1870's. Gt grandfather was Daniel Pidgeon born 1836 in Thorncombe his wife Jane born 1835 in Thorncombe. They had 7 children, these were Flora,Hugh,Anna,Daniel,Richard,Frank and Bessie my grandmother born 1879 at Venns Pit, Chard. Bessie married Alfred Bulgin , they lived at Dowlish Wake,Somerset and had 4 children, Percy,Frank, Daisy and my mother Iris born 1920.
red mail Enos Rousell
I am looking ofr an information on Enos Rousell born in Handlin Thorncombe on 22 September 1844. His father was John Rousell and his mothers maiden name was Sarah Poor.
red mail Jeffery
Looking for Thomas Jeffery b. Thorncombe abt 1795 and lived in Holditch
red mail Ebdon
I am looking for information on the Ebdon Family in Throncombe,in particular the parents of Elias Ebdon born about 1780 who married Ann Hawker on 29 June 1803, they had 5 sons.
red mail Henry John Rowe
Looking for information on Henry John Rowe born abt 1788 in Thorncombe Dorset/Devon
red mail Chappell or Hawkins
I am interested in any information regarding either of these families John Chappell married Sarah Hawkins in Thorncombe in 1769 my email is.
red mail Colmer
Researching Colmer families who lived in and around Thorncombe 1600s - 1750's
I am looking for info about Moses Forsey (b 1759 ch 8.2.1761 at Thorncombe. He married Ann Plyer 2.4.1780 at Chardstock and they had at least one son John (b 1784 in Chardstock). Moses' father was also called Moses, b abt 1725 and married Sarah Barrett at Thorncombe on 4.6.1744. Would be grateful for any info.
Seeking info about a Sarah HODGE b. about 1809 Thorncombe. Married Thomas BOTTLE from Wincanton about 1828. Lived in Corn St Bath - 1841/1851 at least. Can anyone assist with these names? Carolyn
red mail Lumbard
Has anyone got members of the several LUMBARD families who lived in the area around Thorncombe from 1500 until c1810?
red mail Morris
I am looking for more information on Thomas MORRIS born abt.1806. 1851 an innkeeper in Thorncombe.Daughter Elizabeth Jane born 1849.Mother Charlotte Gillett. Elizabeth Jane Married George SHOWERS at Winsham.
red mail Restoriek
Looking for information linking persons with this (unusual and perhaps foreign surname, which also surfaces as the variant "Restorick" in the first name of a descendant), from Thorncombe, with the DUNSTER family from the South Chard region.
red mail Fowler
Looking for relatives of William FOWLER born 1817, George born 1838, Susan in 1841, James in 1843, Samuel in 1847, William in born in 1849, Elizabeth in 1851,Elias in 1854, and Sarah in 1866, all in Thorncombe, Dorset.

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