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red mail Info Wanted
Sophia Morse came from aylburton(born cinderford)abt 1888 father henry mother elizabeth morse.sophia married albert price on 26 12 1914.where did sophia and albert live and what happen to them . Thank you PS sophia would be my gt aunty .
red mail Ball
My great great grandmother was Ellen Ball from Lydney. Her father was John Ball. I know absolutely nothing about them so would love it if anyone could tell me something.
red mail Martyn of Lydney
Any information on the descendants of Mr and Mrs Martyn of Lydney. He was the village butcher in the 1950`s and had a son Michael.
red mail Winter, Admiral, Sir William
Anyone researching this family should be aware that the Heralds Visitations of Worcs. & Glos. by Robert Cooke cannot be fully relied upon and give differing information. The father of Admiral William was John Winter, Surveyor to the Navy before him.He had property in Deptford and was a Burgess of Bristol. It was he who first built a house at Lydney known as Whitecross afterwards occupied by his grandson, Sir John Winter, known as the 'plague' of the Forest of Dean and an early tycoon. The parentage of John, the Surveyor, whose wife was Alice Tirry cannot be proven after the post mortem inquisitions of his supposed father and grandfather are examined as well as The Letters & Papers of Henry VIII which refer to him. The Herald, Cooke made other howlers in the Winter of Huddington genealogy to which the Elizabethan, Admiral William is linked.Exactly how is still unknown. The barrister,Grazebrooke reveals errors in the D'Aubigny connection. Thorough and prolonged research reveals the others so be warned and do not treat these Visitation as 'Bible' as many seem to do.
red mail Amelia Evans
Amelia Evans was born in Lydney, Gloucestershire, c 1806. She married a Mr. Halling, was widowed and then married my Gt Gt Grandfather Joseph Palin in London c 1829. I have not been able to find any news of Amelia from her birth , her parentage, when she went to London, what she was doing, or when she married Mr. Halling. If anyone can help I would love to hear from you. Thanks.
red mail Thomas family
Searching for the family of Sarah THOMAS born c.1810 at Lydney. Her mother was Diana but I don't know her father's name. Sarah then married Joseph MORRIS at Churchdown.
red mail Elizabeth Hall born 1861 in Lydney1883
Looking for information on Elizabeth Hall she was born in Lincoln about 1861 and moved to the forest of dean with her lover (possibly a woodsman)their 1st child was born 20/2/1883 and was called George Hall. She never married his father, but they went on to have more children and she stayed with him possibly moving to the derbyshire area.When he died she moved back to Lincoln with her children. Trying to find the family on the census around 1881 to see if they are there together and find out what his name was. Any information anyone has would be welcome. Thanks.
red mail Simmonds
Can anyone help me trace the husband of Ann Simmonds, born 1801, lived most of her life at Newerne, Lydney.
red mail KEELING
looking for information regarding keeling family living in lydney. george baker keeling and ann keeling living in seven house.
red mail Anthony Winter-Married1659
I am looking for the father & grandfather of Anthony Winter OR wintour who married Elizabeth Parker at Awre with Blakeney in 1659
red mail George and Jane Ellis
George Ellis, a plasterer from Newland seems to have lived in Lydney with his wife Jane (nee Parker parents John Parker and Elizabeth (Morris?))- a local girl. They had the following children that I know of: Martha Betterby Parker 1848 (his daughter?) she married Henry Butler I think, George John 1850 my ancestor married Elizabeth Ellen Wort, Priscilla Ann 1852, Elizabeth Jane 1855, George Frederick 1861 otherwise Frederick William. Would like to make contact with any relatives and would appreciate any help in verification of this family. Brian
red mail Sweeting/Butcher
I am looking for information on George Sweeting lodging in the village in 1851. In May 1851 age 28 he married Caroline Butcher (age 19)daughter of John & Sophia Butcher. Any information on these or their parents, siblings etc would be most welcome
red mail Beard From Lydney
I'm looking for any info on Edward Beard born abt 1770 may have married Ann Barber 1795 Edward had a Granddaughter Isabella born 1827 they were living at St Braivels in 1851 his son also Edward was living at home age 41.
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