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Frank Skelt
Born in Colchester but brought up in Exning near Newmarket. Possibly worked for Newmarket Borough Council. Married Elsie Laws about 1915.
red mail Lock/e Allen family
I have a link on my family tree to a Allen family, the people in the link are 3x great grandparents William Lock & Mary Dedman. I have no names on the Allen side. William & Mary were married in the village of West Bergholt,Colchester. Any help would be great.
red mail Chaplin
Chaplin, George & Elizabeth ran the "Three Cups Inn" in Colchester in the mid 1850's She was born in Dartford, Kent c'1811, They had 3 Children, George, born c'1840, Elizabeth, born c'1843 and William 1845 -1871. All children born in Colchester. Looking for any info, also where George came from. Suspect Brompton Ralph in Wiltshire, but not sure.
red mail Locke,William E.
Trying to find the Military records of my great uncle,William E.Locke , he came from Colchester. Found WW1 service and award card for a William Locke but I don't know if it is the right person. This person was with the Essex Regt. (my family come from Essex). He was with the 7th bn. serial no. 302257 1st bn. serial no. 10908 2nd bn. serial no. 302257 Any help wound to great thanks.
red mail Lock,Mary
Looking for any information about a Mary Lock, found two death notices, one in 1842 and another 1844 both in the Colchester area. one of these I think is my great x3 grandmother. any help would be great thanks.
red mail Locke,jeremiah
any information about a Jeremiah Locke born abt.1759, died in Colchester 1835
Severalls Hospital Colchester
Seeking Anyone Who Knew William Joseph Brigaum (BILL) Who Worked At Severalls Hospital 1960-1964 We Think He Was A Head Nurse (By His Sons Birth Certificate) He Lived At 5 Riverside Cottages North Station Road Colchester He Was Also A Part-Time Fireman In St Peters Street Colchester In The 1960s Would Like To Make Contact With Anyone Who Knew Him
Abbott and Brooker
I have John ABBOTT (1798-1876) who married Mary Ann BROOKER (1801-1866) in Colchester in 1824. They had 11 children. If anybody has information about their forebears I would be keen to see it. Both were born in Colchester, Thank you Andrew
Chignall and Furmage
I have Charles CHIGNALL (c.1800 - c1855) who married Lydia FURMAGE (1806-1855). Lydia was born in Woodbridge, Suffolk and they married in Colchester, Essex prior to 1828 (the year of their first child's birth). I have nothing else on Charles. He seems to have appeared from nowhere. I have quite a lot of info on his descendants, and some on the FURMAGE family. Any assistance would be welcome. Thank you Andrew
red mail james cant
looking for anyone researching the cant family my great grandad was james cant born in mount bures in 1867 died in 1941 in darlaston staffordshire, his father was also james cant. they lived in colne rd mount bures occupation was farm labourer, james married emily allport in 1890 in stoke dameral devon. in 1891 he was listed as a private in invantry in the upper & lower chatham barracks. would love to hear from any decendents for more information & possible photos they may have
Seeking details of Ernest William G McNamara born Mar 1893 son of William and Annie . It is thought that Ernest may have died in 1893/1894 but can find no record of his death. Any information on the family would be greatly appreciated.
red mail W B JONES
I am looking for a W B JONES, who lived in Colchester in 1889, where his wife Sarah Ann died that year. Prior to that he might have lived in Leamington Spa. Occupation of W B Jones on death certificate of wife in 1889 was given as plumber. They were living in Vineyard Street, S Bostolph, at the time. W B Jones and Sarah Ann had a son, who would have been born between 1882-1889.
red mail Harbour family
Looking for any information regarding Henry Harbour born c1845, who had a daughter Isabell (born Colchester 1876) - she married John Garner on 11/08/1897 and lived in Plumstead.
I am seeking any info/data regarding IRIS ELEANOR BROWN BORN COLCHESTER 1898 - parents - HERBERT CHARLES BROWN & CECILY A BROWN. Any feedback greatly appreciated - many thanks.
red mail Juniper Prestney
I am looking for relatives, siblings of George Juniper b1853 and John Prestney b 1861 of Colchester, possibly Arlesford
red mail William Rush of Colchester
I am looking for the missing link between Sir Thomas Rush/Russhe of Sudbourne (1490-1590) and William Rush of Colchester (Essex), Father of Samuel of Clapham (Surrey)(1643-1710).
red mail jan van rooken 1582 henry ozell
In the will of Henry Ozell of 1582, Jan van Rooken was registered as a witness. I'm trying to find out if this Jan van Rooken is the same person as Jean de Rocq who was banned from Tournai in Belgium in 1568. (and the same person as John Vanrock who payed taxes in London in 1549) I would like to connect this Jan with the van Roocke family who were religious refugees from Ellezelles near Ronse and emigrated to Leiden in Holland. They all belong to the de le roke - van de roke - verroken family tree
red mail bridge family
looking for ancestors.Harriet emigrated to Australia in 1833, was born to John & Elizabeth Bridge on 23/06/1814 and baptised on 16/10/1814 at St Nicholas,Colchester.
violin maker
Does anyone have any information on Fred Braund, a violin maker from Colchester in the nineteen forties /fifties? or his musical associates?
red mail LEWIS, EDWARD LLOYD, B. 1831
Born in Colchester, and travelled to London as teenager. Accomplice in theft, convicted at Old Bailey, London, and transported to Australia. Transported in 1840s. Trying to find parents names. Married in VDL to Sarah Crosby, and had 4 children.
Daphne Eleanor SADLER
I am looking for information concerning the whereabouts of Daphne Eleanor SADLER who was born in 1938. Did she marry? What was her married name? Any information welcome
red mail Charles Cater
Looking for any relations still in Colchester of Charles Cater.Charles was a twin and married Emma Minks.They moved to Glasgow.
Charles & Frederick Peacock of Colchester, Essex
I'm trying to trace anyone who is related to Doreen M Peacock born 1927 and Derek Charles Peacock born 1930 in Edmonton, London. Their father was Charles Oliver George Gifford Peacock, Mother - Margaret George. They married in 1924 Edmonton, London. Charles Oliver G G Peacock had a brother, George Frederick Peacock, who married Eliza Constance Wrangle. Also 2 sisters Florence Freda (married D'arcy P Tovey) and Doris May (married Albert Edward Springett). George Frederick and Eliza Constance had a son George William Charles Peacock born 1924 in Edmonton. Are you related to any of these Peacocks? As i would love to hear from you. I am distantly related. thanks from Maxine
red mail Andrews/Philips
Am looking for any information about Robert Andrews and Catherine Phillips(or Philips)who were married in Colchester on 18/5/1798. Many thanks
I am trying to make contact with my English Bird relations, in particular Arthur Bird and his family. Arthur was born in Wolverhampton in 1849. He married Jane Goody on 17/4/1871 at Colchester. They had 4 children Clara bn 1872 married Charles Raiment on 19/3/1892, Walter bn 1874, Arthur Ernest bn 1876 who married Rosina Brown on 12/5/1900. They had one daughter Lavinia Pretoria bn 1900 who married Charles Markham in 1829, and George Edward bn 1876 who may have married Honour Cage. I would like to hear from anyone who may have a connection with these familes.
I am trying to make contact with anyone related to Janet Goody and her family. Janet was born 16/9/1853 in Colchester, daughter of Thomas Goody and Sarah Harris. Thomas was born on 28/3/1819 at Sudbury Suffolk, Sarah in 1820 in Bocking Essex. They married 30/10/1839 at Sudbury. In 1861 Joseph was publican of the Angel Inn at Birch. Joseph's parents were Joseph G and Harriet Whellum and Sarah's parents Benjamin H and Elizabeth Betts. Jane married Arthur Bird in Colchester on 7/4/1871.
Roberts / Howe
My great-great-grandfather Leslie Roberts was living in Colchester between 1912 -1935. I only know that he was living at Gray's Cottages and the other occupier listed was W F Howe. If anyone can help with any further details I'd be grateful.
red mail Mills and Bridge and King
Researching the names Mills and Bridge and King 1700 - 1850
red mail John Howe tailor
John Howe b 1835 My Great, Great Grandfather John Howe had a tailors shop in the High St. Colchester from 1881 to 1891. Anybody knowing where he traded next please let me know. Thanks
red mail Howe Cottee
My Grandfather was born at Diamond Cottage, Hospital Road, St Mary at the Wall, Colchester. He was called Arthur Claude Howe. HIs mother Elizabeth Cottee came from Belgium and the family was huganoes, they were farmers in the dedham area. Arthurs father was called Alfred JOhn Howe and he was an outfitter in the colchester area around 1880. Any help in tracing either of these families would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
red mail Edward Williams - Mayor of Colchester
I am researching any details about a Doctor Edward Williams (born 1808) who served as Mayor of Colchester for 4 terms between 1849 and 1863.My geneology research indicates that he may be, or in some connected with my great-great-grandfather.
red mail Went Family
I am looking for information about the Went family who were Timber Merchants in Colchester in 1879. In particular John Went of Banyard Road. His daughter, Emma, was my great grandmother.
red mail Birkin and Spall
I am looking for the Charles Birkin family who lived in Colchester around the middle of the 1900's. I have a couple of addresses for them in (or near) Colchester, both with post codes, so not so long ago. The Spall family, as far as I can tell, not related, also lived in Colchester at about the same time, 2 addresses, 1 postcode. Please can anyone help to find them or their decendants?
maud gant
looking for any information on maud gant the census for 1901 and 1911 put her birth as 1893 in the district of tendring essex her fathers name is arthur john gant mothers name jane gant nee moules unable to find a birth record can anyone help
red mail John Foreman
I am looking for any information on my great grandfather John Foreman born in Colchester approx 1820 married to Elizabeth. In 1871 the family lived in Hythe Hill. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Alan
raison family.
Hi;Iam looking for information on Sylvia and Eric Raison.I have been in New Zealand for the last 30 years and have lost contact with them.Eric used to work in Woods.and i believe Sylvia his sister married an Ivan Sole.Any info; on iether of them would be most welcome. Thanyou.
red mail thorogood-kerry
im looking for my grandfathers family also richard thorogood married alice harriet kerry he was born around 1890 in england they came to australia in 1927 with there children(fredrick james)my father was one of them.My grandfather passed away around 1960 in williamstown vic
red mail Dorothy Young
I am looking for information on Dorothy Vera Young who died in 1991. I believed that she may be my cousin on my father's side. She was believed to be married to Ian C Young. I am wondeering if anyone knew and knows if she had children.
red mail Elsie Woolley
Elsie E. Woolley went to Australia in 1911 travelling with her parents and siblings on the SS Armadale that left London on 26 May and disembarked at Fremantle. An Elsie Woolley returned to England in 1934 aboard the SS Bendigo arriving in London on 26 May. The passenger list gives her age as 40, occupation as a Typist and the address that she was going to as 59 Hythe Hill, Colchester. Are these Elsie's the same person? Also, did Elsie who arrived in 1934 work as a housekeeper to a Rector in Norfolk until 1944?
red mail George Thomas Sharp
Does anyone know about George Thomas Sharp born 15 Mar 1906 and apparently died in Colchester in May 1994? His parents were Thomas William Sharp and Emily Wicks. Both parents died when he was a young boy. Is there any living relations? Or perhaps you knew him and can fill in details about his life.
red mail Clements
I'm looking for information on Mornington Alfred Clements 1891. I have his birth then nothing. He was born to Harry and Annie Marie Bergolt Rd Colchester. There are 7 brothers and sisters one of which is Mornington Alfred Clements. I cant find him on the 1911 censusand I know he was in WW1 in 1951 but cant find him in a regiment. He married in 1919 Elizabeth May Kelly in TYNEMOUTH WHERE HE WAS A police officer
Looking for any family details on the above. Born about 1866 at Birch Green Colchester, according to the 1881 census which gives her address as: Broadlands Ladies Home & Train Sch For Servants, Isle of Wright. She marrried Edward Hillburn in 1886 at Huisch Episcopi, Somerset.
red mail Lock Family - Colchester 1800s
I am desperately trying to find the name of the mother of Herbert Lock born 1830 Colchester his father was Robert Woolsey but cannot trace mother, he was living with his grandmother Sarah Lock in Colchester on the 1841 census please can you help.
red mail Day, Laver, Carrington in Colchester-Essex
Looking for ancestors and descendents of James Day born at Colchester, Essex on 31 May 1797 and baptised at Saint Leonards Church on 23 July 1798. His parents were James Day and Peggy? Peggy's maiden name may have been Laver or Carrington. James had at least one brother, William, born 17 December 1800, baptised 13 Jan. 1801, and a sister Peggy Laver Day born 25 April 1799 and baptised 16 June 1799, both at St. Leonards. James and Peggy possibly married around 1795 at Colchester. Any assistance would be so appreciated.
Lily Bacon nee Scott
Has anyone any information on Lily Bacon nee Scott, born in Ramsey, Essex in 1866. Her parents were Lucy and William Scott who were born in Hemingstone 1826 and Ashbocking 1821. She married John Bacon on the 4th April,1891 and he was at that time a private in the Norfolk Regiment based in Colchester. Has anyone got Lily Bacon nee Scott in their family tree. Any help would be appreciated. t Thank you
red mail Waller/Rowbottom
We just found out we are related to Mr. John Waller married to Elizabeth Rowbottom, he worked in the Stanhow mine. My great grandmother was Mary Waller born March 2 1894, in Stanghow, she had a son Bernard William Waller in Guisborough on July 1 1911 out of Wedlock, and don't know his fathers name, We are looking for any information about the Wallers or Rowbottoms
John Howe b 1835
My Great, Great Grandfather John Howe had a tailors shop in the High St. Colchester from 1881 to 1891.
red mail captain harry crowcroft RASC
Looking for anyone who knew the above (my uncle) Born 1904 and died at Colchester dec.1989 His wife Katherine May Crowcroft died aug.1990 at Colchester. Any help/details would be great as I never knew him or her. Roy
Looking for information about Annie Edith Wade born Lexden,Colchester in 1905,married to Frederick George Wiles. They lived at Coast Road, West Mersea,he was a gardner. Annie died in 2001. Any information would be gratefully received.
red mail Dalton/ Cook
I am interested in the family of William Dalton and Ellen Cook. Their children were William (born 1883), Ethel (1886), Thomas (1888), Ernest (1889), and Jessie (1892). There may have been more children, but those are the only ones that I know of. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail fitzpatrick
i am trying to trace either roseanna or patrick fitzpatrick living in aldershot in 1954=1958 and in colchester in 1961 or there abouts
red mail John Evans/Colchester c1808
I am trying to find details of ggg.grandfather John Evans. Can only find him on 1841,1851 and 1861 census when he was a Tailor in Middlesex/London born in Colchester about 1808 Father a Clerk also John Evans. Not much to go on cannot find when he died but know he married Ann Holland in 1837 in St. George in the East and had quite a few children many died young as did his wife. Any help appreciated.
red mail WOLLASTON
Searching for details about WILLIAM AUGUSTUS WOLLASTON (1772 Colchester-1838 Colchester), the son of WILLIAM AUGUSTUS WOLLASTON (1749-1795) and PATRICIA SALLOWS. William Jnr spent much of his life in India where he married ANNE MENDES. He also married ELIZABETH BISHOP.
Cyril Rattenbury
Looking for anyone who knew Cyril Rattenbury, son of my great aunt Edith Chambers or Rattenbury. Cyril was born in Edmonton, Middlesex in 1914 and died in Colchester in 1998.
red mail looking for
If anyone knows of my cousin Sheila maiden name Evans please tell her Angela is still looking for her and would love her to get in touch Thank you
red mail Perry Family Possibly Quakers 1700's.
I am looking for a Thomas Perry (Parry) who came to the U.S., Philadelphia, in the early 1700's. He is found in a doc. from a quaker Two Weeks Mtg. that he was transferring from colchester, Co. Essex, England. His decendants or family decendants live in New Jersey and Pennsylvania after that.
red mail Finch family from Colchester
I am looking for any information about a william Finch born in Colchester about 1806-1809, He married a Diana(?) William died 1896. Any information about any Finch family from Colchester???
red mail publicans
Does anyone know of any records to search for publicans in colchester.
death of jane gant
can anyone help me find the death date of jane gant nee moules born marks tey 1872 and lived at 23 sheepen road colchester in 1922
red mail Hitchcock and Belcher
I am looking for ancestors of John R. Hitchcock who was born 1814 in Essex. he came to the states in 1846 and lived in Hardeman Co., Tennessee an later moved to Tippah County, Mississippi. He married Emily Belcher, also from Essex. He died March, 1870 in Tippah County, Mississippi in the states. Emily was born in 1816 died 1887 in Mississippi. He and Emily had 8 children; Emily, b. April 26,1836 in Essex, she married Charles Wesley Davenport in Saulsbury,Tennessee May 12, 1859, d. in Tippah Co., Ms. on May 12, 1928., Ellen Hitchcock, b. 1836 in Essex, m. F.L. Foster April 02, 1879, she died ? in Benton Co., Ms., Clara Hitchcock, b. 1841, Essex, md. William Herd Redfern 10-16-1879, my greatgrandfather. He and Clara are buried in Cannan Cemetery in Benton Co., Ms., Caroline, b. 1842 in Essex, never married and died 1877, Cannan Cemetery, Benton Co., Ms., Louisa P., b. 1846 in the State of Tennessee, md. T. W. Beaty December 24,1872, Buried Benton Co., Ms., Thomas W., b. 1853 in Tennessee, md. E. F. Brown, buried Benton Co., Ms., Fannie J., b. 1853, Tippah Co., Ms., md. J. C. Johnson 1874, Benton Co., buried Cannan Cemetery, Susan Flora, b. Oct. 10, 1879, Tippah Co., Ms., md. T. J. Roffe 1879,burial unknown. I have a photo of a woman, assuming she was his mother, made in Colchester. It is a cabinet card picture made by William Gill in his studio. I would like any info from anyone that has any knowledge of this Hitchcock Family and also the Belcher Family. Please contact me. Thanks Carolyn
red mail SALMON
TRYING TO FIND AN ELUSIVE SALMON, ACCORDING TO A MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE I HAVE FOR MY UNCLE EDWARD SALMON 1930 (known as Ted)who was born 1904 in Colchester where his father Edward Albert Salmon was stationed in the army, this is where i have the problem i can not find a birth for 1904in any records including the G R O the only one that fits the details i have was Registered in Sunderland. the marriage certificate names his father as EDWARD ALBERT SALMON deceased occupation ELECTRICIAN I HAVE NO OTHER DETAILS FOR HIM EXCEPT I BELEIVE THE FAMILY MOVED TO lIVERPOOL ABOUT 1914, DO ANY OF THESE DETAILS RING ANY BELLS WITH ANY ONE
red mail Can you help
Looking for details of John & Jane (Godfrey)Drane son John was transported to Tasmania in 1825.John Jr.was born in either Colchester or Thaxted.His occupation was ploughman
red mail Ambrose
Looking for details of Ambrose family in Colchester at beginning of 19th century.
red mail John Greenleaf
Born c 1765 married Elizabeth Clark at St Marys, Colchester 21.5.1700. I am looking for his parents and ancestors.
red mail Elizabeth Clark
She married John Greenleaf at St Marys Colchester on 21.5.1700. I am looking for her parents and ancestors.
red mail Mary Kemp
She married John Greenleaf at St Mary, Colchester on29.9.1751 I am looking for her parents and ancestors.
red mail Thomas Greenleaf
Christened 7.11.1790 at St Mary, Colchester. Married Hannah ??? c1815 at Colchester.I am looking for Hannah's surname and ancestors.
red mail Sarah Lester
She married Thomas Greenleaf at St Marys, Colchester on15.5.1785. They had 4 children William, Thomas, James & George. I am looking for Sarah Lester's parents and ancestors.
red mail Eliza Welham
She married Thomas William Greenleaf, a bootmaker,at All Saints, Colchester, on 25.12.1845. Witnesses Thos Barrett Wilkinson & Catherine Eldar. I am looking for Eliza Welham's parents
red mail Thomasin Warner
She was married to James Bate(s) at St Martin Colchester on 4.4.1700. I am looking for both their parents?
red mail Mary Bates
She married John Greenleaf at St Mary Colchester on 11.7.1722. I would like confirmation that her parents were James Bates & Thomasin Warner?
Seeking info on John TALCOTT son/John TALCOTT and ? WELLS, bn 1562, mr Ann SKINNER, died 1604 at Colchester.
red mail Brookes
I am looking for the family of Harry Brookes. He was in the navy during the second world war. In 1946 he was killed in a accident aboard his vessel. Harry was my godfather and I like to know about his life in Colchester.
red mail John Henry Manning
John Henry Manning was orphaned Mar 1919 and lived in Colchester 144 Harwich Road. Can anyone help me find who looked after him? Do school records exist for this area? I have more info on the rest of the family if needed.
red mail John McQuillen
Am trying to trace a John McQuillen who said on the census he was born in Colchester around 1802/3. He married a Sophia Fowler in Stepney in 1830 and died in 1879 in Mile End Old Town, London. Am desperate to trace his parents names as trying to link the family back to Ireland and the trail has gone cold. He sometimes used McQuillan.
Asten / Magillivray
Asten family were farriers c 1900 in Colchester and Tendring. John Asten married Jessie(Wilhemina) Magillivray. They had the following children- - - Percy, John and Crissilla. Crissilla Gertrude Asten married Frank William Gammage from Northampton.
red mail HASKEW
I'm looking for any information available about Emily Haskew who died in Colchester in 1914. She was born in Liverpool.
red mail Clouter
seeking information about Richard Philip Clouter and family. He was in 7th Queen's Own Hussars and was in Colchester area for about 15 years, remaining there after completion of service until his death in Jan. 1895.Married Agnes Burns of Falkirk.8 children, Edwin (d.Bloemfontein 1900),Richard B.1877) Agnes, Rebecca ("Amy"),Emily,Esther,William Jubilee (b.1886)and Alexander Octavius (b.1888).Agnes died 1890.In August 1891 he married Mary Ann Stamp.One son Robert who joined the navy and then settled in Southend.William Jubilee is in 1901 census as boy soldier at Colchester.What happened to him after 1901?
red mail William Amsden
I am looking for informationa about a William Amsden, born in Colchester 1594, christened in St. Nicholas church. Wife's name was Rebecca. Or any other Amsden family in the area.
red mail davies ,arthur thomas
looking for info on my grandfather arthur thomas davies born in colchester c1877 or his sisters beatrice e born c1875 and edith a born c1876 and by extension my great grandfather thomas davies born c1850 in what looks like st bennets london in 1901 census.both father and son were scalemakers in colchester.thomas,s wife appears to be called lumia but most unusual so could be wrong.any info on these or other members of the family would be very welcome thanks
red mail Linnet/Linnett Family
I am tracing my family and have reached a halt in Colchester with William Linnet born 1766 Colchester. He married Phoebe Pettit. They moved to Little Clacton at some point.They had 6 children- William.Sarah,Phoebe,Thomas,Robert and Mary. Thanks
Researching Manasseh Kempton, Colchester Essex. He was aboard "Anne" 1623, to Plymouth Mass.
red mail RUTTER
I am looking for any members of the William RUTTER family whose ancestors were born in Stradbroke, Sfk in 1858-90 and may live in the Colchester area now. William was a baker and confectioner. Relative in Canada would welcome genealogical information.
red mail George Cranfield born 1816
Searching for evidence of birth/baptism of George Cranfield born 1816 Colchester & the names of his parents. Married Sarah Wadley 1840 East Donyland, father shown on cert as Richard, occupation haycutter. The only Richard I can trace married Anne Perry in 1795 but they would both have been aged 52 when George was born - rather late in life I would have thought , particularly for the lady! Has anyone come across a parish entry please?
red mail Martin
Does anyone have any information about Thomas Martin - born 1849 in Stonham Aspal, Suffolk. He was the landlord of 'THE GRAPES' Public house in Mersea Road, Colchester Essex from around 1875 until around WW1. Arthur Martin took over as Licencee after him. Thomas was my grandfather's brother. Would be pleased to hear from anyone who is connected or knows this family.
Henry Morton
Information I have is that Henry Morton born ca 1812 Colchester Essex England died 1874 Maitland NSW Australia. His parents names were George Morton & Alice ?. He married my GG Grandmother Elizabeth Crow 1865 Maitland NSW Australia. Wedding Certificate says he was a widower when he married Elizabeth. I do not have any info on a wife before Elizabeth but assume he married in England before coming to Australia. Death Certificate says he was in NSW Australia 28 years at time of death so it is assumed he came to Australia ca 1848. Looking for any connections out there.
red mail Perry
Interested in PERRY in Colchester 1800's. Told they were descended from Huguenots. Earliest I have is Simon PERRY born about 1775 place of birth unknown.
red mail Pereira / Mitchells
I am looking for a Robert Henry Periera, born 1903 Lambeth. Married Ethel Florence May Mithchell quarter july-sept 1928. born Colchester. Ethel had twin girls born Colchester 1931 on 26th December. Joan Margaret and Miriam Florence. There was possibly a brother Robert H.W. born 1929. As i am the daughter of Joan Margaret and would like to know if i have family in that area. I would also like to know about the mother and father of Ethel or any related family in the Colchester area.
red mail Colchester Barracks
Does anyone know how I can find out which Regiments were stationed at the barracks Colchester in 1861? I don't know the name of the barracks involved (I believe there were a number at that time). but my Gt. G.Father, George Frost, was stationed there as a 17 year old on the 1861 census. Regards; Derek
cundy family
i am searching for my ancesters, robert cundy was sent to australia on the convict shio lady harewood in9/5/1932 his name may have been robert candy and he may have changed it to cundy after he has finished his time he was my great great grandfather i am despertly searching for his pearents name.
red mail John Bawtree Terry
Who were the parents of John Bawtree Terry? He was born 29 Dec 1785 in Colchester, Essex.
Looking for ancestors of William Rush of St. Botolph's, Colchester. He was born c. 1589 and died 1641. He was a cutler and his descendants are well documented and include Sir William Beaumarice Rush (1750-1833)
red mail Brooklands Colchester
I am trying to research the history of Brooklands Colchester but cant find anything out i would be very greatful if there is any body out there that can help me thank you kindly
Wire, all
In retail trade up until early 20th century
red mail CURTIS
William Bertie and Alice Emily CURTIS (nee COOPER) moved to Colchester in the early 1900's. My grandmother Iris Evelyn, one of 7 children, was born in 1911, and married Charles Herbert ROBINSON in Colchester in 1934. The family is most intrigued though about William Bertie, believed to have stood as a liberal MP at one time, also believed to have worked in Canada before the birth of his first child Bertie Cooper and his marriage.
red mail roof
does anyone know of a mr and mrs dennis and denise roof beleave they are living in colchester area for last 3 years
red mail Joseph B Payne
Is anyone able to tell me more about my Great Grandad born on 12th February 1829 and Christened at Saint Nicholas Wesleyan Methodist Chapel,Colchester. His Father was Joseph Payne and his Mother Mary Maria Payne.
red mail ancestors of samuel/william fisher
looking for details for my great-great-great grandfather samuel fisher born aroung 1810 in West Bergholt also his son William born around 1838. Both were employed as thatchers or haycutters on spreading oak farm
red mail WILLIAM BACON born c1819
According to 1851 census WILLIAM BACON was born in Colchester, Essex c.1819. He moved to Marylebone/St Pancras and married ELIZA born c1818 of St Pancras. Does anyone have any details of William Bacon pre 1851? Thank you.
red mail Balls (Ball)
Searching for Golding Balls, tailor, son of Samuel and Hannah born Colchester and christened St. James Colchester Dec. 1830, one of nine children born to Samuel and Hannah. Any information greatfully received. "S" sometimes dropped from name.

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