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red mail Richard Williams & Frances Dighton
I am looking for Richard Williams, baptised in Synewall, a suburb of Wotten, England in 1606. He was married to Frances Dighton in St. Nicholas Parish, Gloucester on Feb 11, 1632. They went to America in 1636 or 1637. Richard Williams died in Taunton, Mass soon after his arrival. Any help gratefully received.
red mail John Richings born:c.1839 Thornbury
I am looking for John Richings who lived in Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire until approx.: 1862. By trade he was a farmer and a butcher. What happened to him after 1862?
red mail cornock family
i am looking for the PARENTS of a NOAH CORNOCK who was born in wotton in 1796 married a GRACE HAYWARD in bristol in 1825 he was the headmaster of the local workhouse for a period of time before his death.
red mail George Tower Rose
George Tower Rose's father in law John Cooper was a surgeon in Wotton under Edge. I am interested in any info on John Chathams Rose (George's father)
red mail Annie Cuff
I am searching for details of my great grandmother Annie Cuff. She was unmarried when my grandfather, Isaac, was born in 1885, but married George Tanner in 1887, in Wickwar, and went on to have many more children. On his marriage certificate my grandfather gives his father's name as R Stinchcombe In Censuses Annie give her place of birth as Wotton under Edge between 1865 and 1868. I have Annie's marriage certificate in which she gives her father's name as George Cuff. I can find no record of her birth or any census record prior to 1891. I would be very grateful if anyone out there has any information that they are happy to share. May thanks, Christine
red mail rowles
This is my 2x Gr.G/m. christened as Anna Witchel Rowels in April 1798, she was called Hannah in the censuses. She died in March 1860 at W-u-E. She married my 2xGr.G/f. William Thomas, (when/where? I have no date). They went on to have ? 7 ? children. (This entry is linked to the 'red envelope' entry for William Thomas of Wotton under Edge.) Their children included Mary, Llewellin, Alfred, Frederick, Millicent, Eliza
red mail Edwards Family
Any information on the family of George Edwards and Hannah Niblet. Their son George born 1781 in Wotton Under Edge married Letitia Lacey born 1784 same town on 11.5.1806. Her parents were John Lacey and Betty Arters. Their son Jonathan born 1809 at Withyham, Sussex married 1. Mary Thorp in 1834 and 2. Agness Geer 15.12.1876 in Withyham. Mary and John's son George born 1837 a shoe and boot maker married Caroline Moon born 1832 of Turnbridge Wells, Kent in 1863 in Kent. Their daughter Mary Jane (24.5.1865 Strood-15.11.1939 Maidstone) amrried my great grandfather George Dockrill (19.12.1859 Stanbridge-23.8.1933 Maidstone)on 8.10.1883 at the Zoar Chapel in Strood, Kent.
Webb family of Wotton-under-Edge
Looking for parents and siblings of JOHN WEBB b.1807 in Wotton-under-Edge. (He married Martha WEIGH who was born in 1816 in Portsmouth).
red mail Cossons and Sheldon
Charles Cossons married Elizabeth Sheldon in Wotton under Edge in 1793. There is no trace of a Sheldon family in Wotton or the surrounding villages before this date. Can anyone help?
red mail Cornock family Wotton Under Edge
I have traced my great grandfather Sidney Cornock as moving from W-U-Edge to the Rowley Regis/Cradley Heath area of Worcestershire and then to Ludlow Shropshire during the last part of 1800s. He married (Beatrice?) Mary Beddoes who was born in Rowley Regis. They had several children. He worked as a colporteur ie seller of religious tracts. It would seem that many Cornocks moved to this area of the Midlands, seemingly for work? I am fascinated by the repetition of several names within these families and wonder if they are linked eg Susan, Beatrice, Amelia and William, Sidney, Andrew. I would welcome any further links, info etc regarding , the family, these common names and anything about why so many Cornocks moved around the same time to the Midlands, particularly this cluster in Worcestershire.
red mail Thomas Osborne WEBB
Thos Osborne WEBB b. 1830 Wotton u Edge moved to Oldbury West Midlands but don't know when. Believe his father was George WEBB, but not certain. Thos O WEBB m. Mary Clay in Dudley 1859 and they had at least one child, Emmanuel b. 1860 in Oldbury. Would like to know more of family background?
red mail THOMAS.William
born in Wotton under Edge between 1792 and 1799, not sure of parentage, occupation, Wheelwright, married to Hannah ??(not sure of her surname), she died in 1860 at Bradley Green, w-u-e. Their children, (that I have found) were Lewellin,(moved to Bristol and set up a building company in the 1850's, eventually having a couple of shops at the Triangle, Clifton, Bristol) Mary, Alfred, (moved to London and set up a building firm in the St.Pauls area),Frederick, Eliza, Millicent and Francis. All the children were born at w-u-e except Francis whose birth was registered at Bristol. Any help would be gratefully appreciated.
red mail THOMAS
William Humphreys Thomas b1804 Wootton-U-E, to John Thomas & possibly a Catharine; John's parents possibly Abraham/Betty. William relocated to London but I'd like to pin down his ancestors. Can you help at all please?
red mail Brain Family
Researching the Brain family from Wootton-under-Edge. Samuel Brain was the proprietor of the umbrella factory in Bear Street. He had two sons Albert and Thomas. Albert was my g grandfather and he moved to Swindon, Wiltshire.
red mail Henry Thorne
I am trying to trace my gr grandfather Henry Thorne who was born in Wooton-Under-Edge in 1880. He was later a hawker and moved to Shaftesbury in Dorset where he married Mary (I dont know her surname) they had 5 children.
red mail Crew Highwayman
Is William Crew born 1747 hung in 1786 for robbery in your family tree if so I would like to hear from you. My Crew family line is in Hawkesbury is there a connection.
Stoner Family
Info on descendants of William Stoner b.1837, wife Sarah b.1832 in Wroughton Wiltshire. Children Mary L,1860, Ellen J,1866, Henry S 1867, Edith M 1871,Louisa also. The married names of three daughters are Bennett, Lampard,Brown. Sarah Elizabeth Stoner (Lizzie) who married William Hobbs Barber (second son Stephen Barber of Berkeley) at Kingswood Parish Church 1880 emigrated to Christchurch New Zealand on "Norfolk" in Jan. 1881. Would appreciate any contacts or info.
red mail GROVES
Trying to trace any details on Emily, Celina, Ann Groves who were on the 1841 census lived in Wotton Under Edge think father was James mother Ann. Any help would be appreciated.
red mail Around1750-1840 Heaven, Berry Hancock and Webb
Anyone have information on these families in and around the area also including Dursley, Kingswood and Nibley
red mail BENNETT TREE
Hi Looking for descendants of/ or assistance with researching these families,please? Husband: Henry BENNETT - 14920 —— Birth: 1790 Place: Wotton Under Edge, GLS. ENG. Christen: 11 Jul 1790 Place: Synwell, Wotton Under Edge, GLS. ENG. Death: Oct 1850 Place: Wotton Under Edge, GLS. ENG Burial: 28 Oct 1850 Place: Wotton Under Edge, GLS. ENG. Father: Nathaniel BENNET - 18788 (1766-) Mother: Ann - 18789 —— Marriage: 24 Mar 1812 Place: St George,E. Stonehouse,Plymouth, Devon.ENG. ®316 —— Wife: Margaret WEST - 14919 —— Birth: 1792 Place: Stonehouse.GLS.ENG. Occupation: Parish Relief Charwoman-Stonehouse.59yrs in the 1851 Census. —— Children... —— 1. M Child: William BENNETT - 14921 Birth: 1827 Place: Wotton under Edge.GLS.England Occupation: Labourer 29 yrs in the 1851 Census.WUE.GLS.ENG. — 2. M Child: John BENNETT - 18787 Birth: 1832 Place: GLS. ENG. Spouse: Mary - 19374 — 3. F Child: Maria BENNETT - 14922 Birth: 1835 Place: Wotton under Edge.GLS.England Occupation: Carding Engine Feeder in a wool factory.16yrs 1851 Census. — 4. M Child: Henry BENNETT - 41 Birth: About 1839 Place: Synwell,Wotton under Edge.Gloucestershire.ENG. Death: 1904 Place: W.A.aged 65 yrs ®285 Burial: 1904 Place: W.A. ®187 Occupation: WUE.ENG.1851 Census: aged 12yrs old.Ploughman in ENG. Ref Number: 16 : 2342 Spouse: Harriet GRIMES/GRYMES/GRAMES - 42 Marriage: Jun 1860 Place: Dursley Reg. District. WUE. GLS. ENG.
MATILDA PAGE
My great great grandmother Matilda Page was born in Wotton under Edge in about 1809. In 1847, in Almondbury, she married James Biggs , a widower. He originally came from Chester and was a Poor Law Rate/Tax collector in BRISTOL. He had previously had a Bakers shop. Matilda died in Bristol in 1880. They had at least 3 children, Thomas,Matilda Jane, and the youngest Job Frederick ,who was my great grandfather. She died in Bristol in 1880. Matildas father was William Page. Does anyone know anything about the Pages from WOTTON please?
red mail Orchard/Webb
I am looking for any information about the Orchard and Webb families of Wotton under Edge. The names Charles and James predominate in the families I am interested in 1750-1850 especially. Any info gratefully recieved.
red mail ROSE family
George (Tower) ROSE bc1811 married Emily COOPER bc1813. Known children are Alexander bc1840, Frederick Metivier bc1842, Robert Cooper. Anyone researching this family from Wotton?
red mail BARNES OR BAMES
ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THOMAS BARNES (OR BAMES) BORN IN WOTTON UNDER EDGE IN 1787 MARRIED MARIA MOVED TO HERTFORDSHIRE. HAD TWO SONS, JAMES AND ROBERT.
red mail Dauncey family
Were present in Wooten under Edge,Glos in the 18th and 19th c. would like contact with anyone researching the family.
red mail cratchley and kent families
seeking info about Cratchley and Kent families in wotton 1881-1901
red mail Mary Ann Brownjohn (nee Williams)
I am looking for the parents of Mary Ann Williams born in Wootton under Edge around 1815. She married Henry Brownjohn in Cheltenham in 1838 and according to her marriage certificate her father was William Williams. Looking for any futher information about the family.
red mail Tingle
19c family lived in Long Street,father Henry,wife Joyce and children William b.1856,Osbourne b.1858, Edwin b.1860, Harry b.1863, Caroline b.1865, John b.1867, Frank b.1869.any information appreciated
red mail James Riddiford
Looking for information on James Riddiford, born in Wotton Under Edge. about 1796. James married Sarah, and had several children.
red mail Andrew GEORGE and Lois WADE
Looking for info on Andrew GEORGE b. 1831 and Lois WADE b. 1835, he definitely in Wotton under Edge, and she most probably too. They left for London before 1860.
Garraway
Looking for info on Robert Garraway b 1830 of Wotton Under Edge.Any info on his familys origins would be of great help.
red mail FOXWELL family
Looking for the parents and siblings of Emma Foxwell born in Wotton 1816. She had a sister Catherine born about 1821. Emma married George Bubb of Cheltenham in about 1840.
red mail Hayward, Foxwell (Wotton-under-Edge)
Looking for descendants of Joseph HAYWARD (c. 1806) and also descendants of Joseph FOXWELL (c. 1807), who both seem to have moved to Wotton about 1830. Their families intermarried.
red mail robbins timsbury / clutton areas somerset
john thomas robbins born 1861 clandown married mary gullick in timsbury 1884,children twins thomas john and joseph chiver robbins born 1884./frederick 1887 /winnie 1889 /emily 1892 /lily 1894 /daisy 1896 /ernest 1898. any one have details on joseph, he was brought up by the flower family in timsbury married edith may leakey in 1907 did they have children.? frederick married ada read nash 1910 did they have children.? i would love any info of the children from this marriage . i have all details on thomas as he was my grandfather,but nothing on the others,many thanks to any one with info
red mail mitchell and dix .walcot bath and bristol
henry mitchell born uley wotton under edge move to walcot bath area married hannah dix ,then move to bristol henry was a french polisher.children.Mary born 1842 /henry 1843 / george dix mitchell 1847 /emma 1848 /mirenda/miranda 1849. hannah died abt 1853 henry remarried 1862.to louisa jane bult had another 4 children . henry died 1885 in bristol. henry, dad was george mitchell. never have found marriage of hannah to henry.nothing on register this has been the hardest part of the family tree to sort out well over two years or more..and still struggling.(HELP)
red mail Hayward
Looking for Frank Herbert Hayward b. 1872 and his relatives.
red mail MAY/STRATTAN
James George MAY (c1814 Wotton-under-Edge) was a harness maker he married Sarah Ann STRATTAN. Their first two known children, Mary Ann (c1844) and George B (C1847) were born in Wotton-Under-Edge. I am interested in hearing from any possible connection.
Cossens
Looking for information about Amelia Cossens, married Thomas Pagett. Lived at The Clouds, Wotton and the then the almshouses in Wotton, were I believe she died date unknown.
Pagett's of Wotton under Edge
Alice Rose Pagett, address The Clouds, Wotton under Edge, attended the Blue Coates School. Or any other family member or decendents.
red mail MITCHELL
Looking for any MITCHELL in this area - I have Henry born abt 1818 who subsequently moved to Bath.
red mail Thomas,Jonas
Looking for any info on Jonas Thomas,born around 1809 in Wotton Under Edge. Moved to London and married Louisa. Any info re parents etc greatly appreciated!
red mail TIDMAN
I'm looking for confirmation of the parents' names of James Vincent TIDMAN, born Wotton-u-Edge Dec 1832. I think his father was Jacob TIDMAN and his mother was Temperance. I'd particularly like to find his mother's maiden name. Does anyone have any links to him?
Pagett Family
Looking for any decendants of Thomas Pagett & Amelia Cousins who lived at The Clouds, Wotton under Edge 1840-1900.
red mail Harriet Shatford
Seeking information about Harriet Shatford born about 1833 in Wotton Under Edge. Father's name was Thomas Shatford but believe this was an alias. His real name may be Goulter or Golter. Chris.
red mail Biddle - Unitarian
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 John Biddle was born at Wotton under Edge, Gloucs. 1615 and died at London 22nd Sept. 1662. An English Unitarian divine called "the father of English Unitarianism" he became master of the free schoolof Gloucester in 1641. Suspected of heresy, he was called before Parliament in 1645 and committed to custody in which he remained for several years. He was banished to the Scilly islands in 1655, but was recalled three years later. He was again arrested under Charles II, and died in prison.
red mail Derrett
I am interested in any information of the DERRETT family of Wotton Under Edge. I particularly need to know who the parents were of Robert DERRETT 1727-1771 and his wife Esther (nee POWELL) 1731-1757.
red mail Wiles Family
Looking for any Wiles family members living in Wotton-under-Edge around 1750 - 1850, particularly the family of Capt. William Wiles R.N. born Wotton 1820/21
red mail Vines Family
Joseph Vines b 1802? Nettleton WLTS,wife Harriet Ames b 1803? Alderley GLS and Jesse b 1843 Wortly GLS, Matthew b 1848? Wotton-u-Edge GLS, Mark b 1840? Wotton-U-Edge GLS. Later moved to Sapperton, Frampton Mansell GLS. On 1851 Census in Wotton. 1861in Spperton 1871 in Frampton Mansell.


 
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