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red mail Avril Jones
I am trying to trace Avril Jones, born 1947, sister of Carolyn. Family lived in Cowes, Upper Moor Green Road. She attended Gypsy Hill College of Education 1966 - 1969, qualified as a teacher of PE. Lost touch with her in 1970. Sister Carolyn married to John Doughty, living in Shepperton, Middlesex.
red mail Reed or Read of Cowes
Would like to contact any members who are related to Frederick George Reed or his wife Ellen Martha Reed. Keen to find out who the family member was who lived in NewportRoad/Stephenson Road area who employed Ellen as a housekeeper. Apparently this person also helped with some debts and paid them off.
red mail Petley's of Northwood, Isle of Wight
I am looking for any details of the PETLEY family that lived in the Northwood area of West Cowes. (1850-1918) Three of the family are in the Churchyard there. Owen Petley married Lynda Bright there at St John's. Paul
red mail Smith - Cowes Isle of Wight
Can anyone help me with any details regarding my grandfathers family. He was born Percy Charles Smith in 1879. His address according to birth certificate was 60 High Street Cowes. Lived with his parents George Henry and Ellen nee Reed. Had 4 other siblings according to 1881 census. Parents listed as upholsterers (so I assume they had a shop at that address). old photo of Cowes High street would be interesting.
born in 1731 in brasted,kent england and married elizabeth farmer in oct 1755. any knowledge on this would be appreciated
red mail Attrill family search
My gg-grandmother Louisa Eliza Attrill was born in Cowes or East Cowes approximately 1842. Her father's name was George. I'm searching for their ancestors or present day relatives.
Looking for information on my relative and his parents. Probably born illegitimately around 1858
red mail Louisa Alice White b. 1848-?
Looking for information on Louisa Alice White, born in Northwood, iow, daughter of Robert White (shipbuilder of Cowes) and Louisa Blake. Reportedly married William Kelsey in Havant, Hmpshire between Apr-Jun 1874. Had any children, when and where did they die ? Louisa Alice had five siblings, one of them her sister Catherine Elizabeth Sanders (nee White) married a George Sanders and had at least two children. Any descendants ?
red mail Hurst
Looking for information on John Hurst he married Florence (Flossie) They lived on Coxford Road, Southampton for many years. Had two sons, Albert & Arthur. I think they were born abt 1890. Brother or cousin by the name of Charlie & Ron.
red mail Maynard, Windover
Michael Maynard and his wife Sarah had a daughter Mary Anne, Bap 17 Apr 1782. She married William Wndover Bap 3 Jan 1787 from Ottery St Mary on 16 Apr 1803. I would be very interested in learning about their ancestors and siblings.
red mail St James' School, East Cowes
Looking for confirmation that The Old School House in Bridge Road (now a holiday home), East Cowes used to be the St James' School. My greatgreatgrandparents Thomas and Sophia Molloy were teachers there in 1871. Does anyone remember this school being called St James' School?
red mail Thomas Goodenough/Mary Johnson (Johnston)
Searching for pedigree and information on Thomas Goodenough, b around 1797, D 1878; and his wife Mary Johnson (Johnston) of Cowes. I am searching for their ancestors and story, and where they may connect to the family of William Howley Goodenough or his ancestors. I have researched one of Thomas Goodenough's sons to America who married Anna Johnston in 1859 and left to America about 1879, yet I am interested in the ancestry that connects Thomas to William Howley. Thak you for your help!
red mail Mariner, Customs Officer
Looking for information on Robert Cork(e) and/or Sarah Gilman and family on Isle of Wight around 1800. I have read the story of the 6 cocoa nuts and the tub of blacking. Any help much appreciated.
red mail Charlotte Green
I am trying to track down anything on Charlotte Green. She was born in 1883 in Kinver, Staffordshire and moved to I.O.W. to work as a servant in Ryde, spotted in 1901 census. I know she lived to an old age on the Island and possibly married a coal merchant. She was a strong swimmer and would always swim in the sea.
red mail Mayne-Scriven
Looking for details of Sophia Scriven who married Frederick Mayne at Northwood Parish Church 10 June 1851
GUBBINS and Richards families
I am researching the Gubbins and Richards families on the Island.Any help would be appreciated.Ron and Wendy
red mail Thomas A Hammans
I believe my father, Tom Hammans, died in or around Cowes, I-O-W, circa 1989. More than that I don't know. Perhaps you do? Thanks.
Information Required
I need help to try and find a friend who I believe lives on the isle of wight a Fiona Brown nee Cameron, I believe she is a podiatrist at St Marys hospital, can anyone confirm
red mail edney
Information sought about John Edney - Innkeeper of Fountains Inn, West Cowes - mid-nineteenth century. He married a Sophia Stone and they are said to have had 17 children!
red mail Herbert Curtis
Was stationed at The Garrison Carisbrooke Castle around 1889. Can anyone advise what Regiment was there then?
red mail Helen Brinson Ferris
My gg grandmother was born in West Cowes on the Isle of Wight in 1818. She married someone with the surname White, was widowed and in 1846 married my gg grandfather George Robins, a solicitor. They had one son, Strode Upton Robins in 1848. Helen's father's name was William Brinson Ferris and he was in the Royal Navy. Any information about the family would be appreciated.
red mail Emily Frost
I am seeking any information on Emily Frost, born in Cowes in 1854. She moved to London and married George W. Lakeman in 1879. I am only aware of one child: Dora. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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