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red mail WATT - Lieutenant John Willoughby c 1789
Joined RN 1804, aged 14, at Port Jackson, NSW. How did he come to be in Sydney so early? Who were his parents? Says he was born at Portsmouth but no baptism record - was his father a ships' captain?
Does anyone have any information regarding William and Dianah (or Dinah) Bayley (or Bailey) who married in Portsmouth in 1729, or their son John, who was born there in 1734? Any assistance would be appreciated.
red mail KATHLEEN ROSS, Etam manager 1960s
I'm looking for descendants of Joseph Henry Ross,my great grandfather, a marine engineer who lived at 40 Havant Street, Portsea in 1883 when his daughter, Mary was born. In the 1960s I met Kathleen in the street, my father, Jack Bryant,Mary's son,introduced her as my cousin and said she managed Etam's. Any info gratefully received.
red mail Chaplin Alfred
Seeking information on descendants of Alfred Edward Chaplin who died in the Royal Portsmouth Hospital on 19/05/1960 He was living at Stubbington, Hants. United Kingdom Alfred was married to Dorothy Maby and had three Children Kenneth,Gwendoline and Brian can any help us with this one missing link in our family tree. Alfred was the grandson of John Chaplin who marreied Mary Ann Dunnet in 1864, William moved to Maldon and married Susannah Barwick and Alfred was one of his sons
red mail Thomas and Miriam Harvey
I kept a card from my Dads' family from 1954. Thomas and Miriam Harvey lived in the Portsmouth/ Southsea area at that time. I believe they may have run an inn or other establishment.I am hoping that someone would recall them or thier children: Bernard,Margaret or Norman. Margaret married a Hawkins. I would dearly like to reconnect with them or thier families. My grandfather, George and his family emigrated to the US in 1905.Hope that there is someone out there who can help. Martha
red mail Tracing Eliza Matilda Abreo
Searching for information on Eliza Matilda Abreo born in Portsmouth c.1813. Married James Henry French in Jersey Channel Islands.
MARK HAWKINS – born about 1838 in Sidlesham, Sussex. He was listed in the late 19 C census as a Merchant Mariner, later as a Master Mariner, residing at Regent Place (1871), Albert St (1881) and Simpson Road, (1891) in Portsea. He had a wife, Mary Ann and four daughters, Harriet, Ellen, Olive and Edith. He is absent from 1901 census and his wife is widowedso he must have died after 1891. I am keen to expand my knowledge of the HAWKINS family through any descendants.
Does anyone recognize any of the following: My grandfather Albert Edward Chamberlain was a "Bobby" for 27 years; retired from the Hants Constabulary in Bournemouth 1933. My father Leonard John Chamberlain,( born in Bucks Horn Oak, Hampshire) was a Coachbuilder. My mother was Henrietta Freda Chamberlain (nee Haggar) born in Llanelly, Wales to James and Kate Haggar, she was a granddaughter of William Haggar. They lived in Bournemouth until emmigrating to Canada in 1974. Chamberlain uncles John and Harold, and aunts Rhoda, Rose and Olive Chamberlain lived in Portsmouth, Hampshire. My Aunt Olive Chamberlain was housebound all her life due to rheumatoid arthritis and used her time extensively researching the Chamberlain family tree. her work on this history has been lost. i want to reconstruct our history of births, deaths, marriages: and find any of my surviving relatives.
red mail Johnson
George Johnson b.c1771 married a Kitty Myst who was a widow in St Thomas Church Portsmouth on 25/2/1798. I think he had connections with the Navy and his son, also George, certainly had a naval career. If anyone has any further information about this family, I should be very grateful.
red mail KEIGWIN George Stephen
I am looking for any information on George Stephen Keigwin b.1847 Kent. who was married to MaryAnn Poole b.1848 Lancashire. The last address I have is 4 Grove Bush St, Portsmouth in 1901 Census. George Stephen (Staff Cdr Royal Navy) Their children: George John Williams Keigwin b.1874., Ellen Dodson Keigwin b.1876., and Henry Charles T.Keigwin b.1880. If anyone can help I would be so grateful.
red mail Sylivia Ann Hampson 1943 - Milton, Portsmouth
Does anyone know of a Sylvia Ann HAMPSON baptised at Milton, Portsmouth in 1943? Her baptism certificate has been found and is held by a friend of her parents from that time.
red mail Shea, Pat a publican
Pat Shea ran a pub in Eastney,Portsmouth mid 20th Century.He had a sister who took to her bed for years.I believe they were related to my grandma, Mary Margaret Ross,daughter of Sarah Margaret McLeod and Joseph Henry Ross, wife of George Bryant and cousin of Jim/Jack McGrath.Any info gratefully received.
red mail Anna Kezia Bryan(t) nee Howe
I am wondering if there are any descendants of Anna Kezia Bryan(t) nee Howe. I know that she married a Richard H E Bryan(t) in the last quarter of 1915 and there was at least one child Kathleen born 1918. Also Anna's sister, Harriett Howe married in the same quarter and year 1915 to a Thomas Mitchell, at least one child a son, Roy was born in 1917. I would love to hear from any descendants of Anna or Harriett, they had 2 brothers: Thomas Herbert Howe and Harry William Howe. I have a lots of information on the Howe family which I would be glad to share.
red mail Brison
looking for information about Robert Brison and Mary Sibley married in 1803 or his son Samuel Barret Brison
red mail James Ozard Humby
Anyone know why Humby boys born in the Portsmouth area named James (and sometimes also Joseph) got given the middle name Ozard (or Ozzard)?
red mail Emily May Hewitt & George William Nason
George William Nason. (Widower) married Emily May Hewitt 14th December 1912. Both living in Southsea at time of marriage. Information required.
red mail Ebenezer and William Withers of Portsmouth
Ebenezer (1803) and William (1807) WITHERS of Portsmouth immigrated to a newly surveyed area of Canada, namely Nissouri Township by 1822. As settlement progressed their farm was located in East Nissouri, Oxford County. Considering the fact that William Withers would be only 15 in 1822 when he had 100A and 2 oxen, I think it likely that he had a father William who was involved. The family prospered and in 1841 they had a frame house when most of the settlers were in log homes.
red mail Spashett
Spashetts. I have many in my family. The oldest being Thomas Spashett b1730 married to Martha Barnett b1730. I cannot get previous to this. Anyone have anymore information, i know they had 5 children and have traced these if anyone needs any information from me. Liz
red mail dyckhoff
looking for descendants of Sheila Norma Betty Smith nee Dyckhoff born 1922 died 2006 in bourton on the water. Sheila parents were bessie maud atkins and norman dyckhoff bessie maud parents were orlando walter and sarah ann Atkins also william george smith born 1921 in essex son of alfred and ada smith died 2004 they were married in1945 in oxford
Looking For: Willcox
I am looking for Relatives of Audrey Willcox Brn: 1929 Portsmouth. Audrey's Father: William Willcox & Mother: Winifred Nee Daniels. William & Winifred were Married in Portsmouth 1927.(William was a Plasterer). William & Winifred seperated when Audrey was young & William took Audrey with him but has never been found since. (was Audrey addopted)?. Audrey had a Sister: Pearl Brn: 1928, & half Brother: Kenneth. I would love to find any relatives of Audrey's & to find what happened to her.
red mail Middleton. Alfred
I am looking for information on the Middleton family who lived in Portsmouth from about 1910 onwards. My Grandfather, Alfred (b. Deptford, Kent 01-09-1880), had family living nearby but was ostracized by them after his marriage to Beatrice Jarvis on 23-12-1913.Parents: John & Kate. Siblings: John; George; Harry; Mary; Edward; Walter; Grace & Kate. Alfred had Children: Kathy; John (Jack); Ernest Walter; Peter & Dennis.
There is a post in orphan entries. Will the originator please get in touch?
red mail Flemings of Portsmouth
does anyone have any info on the following Fleming siblings please. Edward 1883 - dispatch rider WW1 Battle of the Somme. Arthur 1889 - Chief Petty Officer, Royal Navy Battle of Jutland, WW1. Albert 1891 Sidney 1893 Frederick 1896
red mail Mayhew, John Richard b. 1884
Father John Mayhew, Mother Agnes Bonham Mayhew
red mail COOK, MICHELL families
I'm looking for Thomas Cook (m1) Mary Ann Michell child Earle J T Cook; (m2) Rachel Michell (Mary Ann Michells sister) children Mary Ann Michell Cook, Winifred Rachel Thornton Cook, Irene Catherine Lilian Cook, Cyril Thomas A Cook, Horace Richard Herbert Cook, Basil Aubrey Jago Cook, Vida Nora Dorothea Cook and Zella Audrey Victoria Cook- my great grandmother. I have very little information on any of the family and if anyone has any I would be very grateful. Thanks a lot.
red mail Pike Family
William Pike of Portsmouth died in 1777. In his will he named a sister Mary Lambert and brothers Thomas Pike and John Pike (as well as two of John's children: Timothy Pike, Susanna Lee). William's daughters Ann and Susanna married into the Bonham and Carter families.
I am looking for an Annie P Bignall who married James Hogg in 1919. He was from Sunderland but played football for Portsmouth. Possibly a variant of Bignell.
red mail Frederick Downing
Looking for any connection to Frederick Downing death July 8, 1945
red mail Looking for Mabel Lewis
I would appreciate any information on Mabel Lewis from The Hard Portsea,born about 1902,married Harry Aitken. Thank you.
I am looking for information on JAMES THOMAS MOORE (Jim), brother to JOHN PATRICK and ANGELA MARIA(dob Sep 1941 - place: Weston Super Mare). Known to live in Stamshaw Road, Portsmouth in 1955, Jim would have been around 30 years old then. Mother and father were Eileen Agnes and Thomas MOORE. Angela went to Daley School and married Patrick Joseph Burns who was in the Royal Marines. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Margaret Ruth Warren
Seeking the family of Margaret Ruth Warren, born Portsmouth 1911. Daughter of James Henry (aka Henry James) Warren, town postman and Mary Ann Jones. Orphaned in 1920.
Looking for a long lost relative...maiden name BARBARA WHITE..Her father was called BILL WHITE and was a Petty Officer/Physiotherapist in the NAVY. Her mother was called MYRTLE. Believe to still live in the Portsmouth area. Many thanks
red mail Ethel Elizabeth Jolliffe
Searching for any information regarding Ethel Elizabeth Jolliffe. Born Portsmouth 1896. Father Samuel Henry Jolliffe; Mother Elizabeth Sarah Kitching. Does not appear in 1901 census and no death record. May be listed in 1901 as Ethel Solliffe, in infections hospital in midlands.
red mail DAWSON Family
William DAWSON of Fiddleford,Dorset married Maria Farwell ANSTEY of Poole they had at least one child Maria Ann born Poole,Dorset. William died in Portsmouth where daughter Maria married William Mullins HILL. Any info gratefully received.
red mail bellinger and Burgers
Charles Bellinger born 1863 - parents James and Charlotte - married Esther? had three children - Etty, Harry and Charles Father Charles died 1891 aged 27 - Esther married a George Burgers about 1893 and had Alice, May and Victor. Any info of the above would be appreciated
red mail Ellis Charles
Charles Ellis born South Shields, Durham, had sisters Doris, Margery, Katie, Wynne, brothers James, William (Billy). Later moved to Portsmouth, as we are doing our family research it would be interesting to contact his family. It is thought that he married and had two daughters.
red mail Denning
Seeking any information on the Denning family, who lived near Gosport in the 1920's onwards. Particularly seeking information on Frederick John Denning (born 1924 Frederick John Jobbins, the son of Eva May Mitchell) who was adopted by John Denning of Peel Common in 1942. Any and all information gratefully received.
red mail hampshire family knowlden
anyone related to the knowlden family ie goerge, eileen ect
red mail William G. HAWKINS b.c.1836
died March 1874. I don't know his wifes name. Had at least one child = Florence, born c.1872 in Gosport.
red mail Mary Geraldine Harvey
Whilst researching my mother’s family I have come across a Mary Geraldine Harvey, b1903 in Lowestoft. She lived with my grandfather John Gale in Southsea from about 1930 to 1945 when he died. I don’t think they were married but I believe she did marry someone called Kersey after 1945. The house was sold in 1985 and Mary died in 1993 in a nursing home probably in Southsea. Any details about her life particularly with John Gale in Southsea would be very welcome.
red mail Phillips/Lear
The Phillips family lived at 112 Agincourt Road, Portsmouth in 1901. Benjamin and Florence (perhaps also known as Ada) had five children - Leslie, Percy, Joyce, Ivy and Onslow (known as Ben). Florence died in 1917 and, as Benjamin was in the Navy, the children were divided amongst their relatives. Ben, my father who is still alive, went to live with John Lear in Hanham, near Bristol.I am trying to find out what happened to my uncles and aunts and if I have any cousins. Thank you. Caroline.
I'm making enquiries on behalf of a friend. Her mother was Emily Maud Cook, born Portsmouth 1900. I cannot find the family on the 1901 census. Can anyone help? This person would also like to find her father who is not listed on a copy birth certificate received but believes he was on her original one as Norman Cook (or possibly Robertson). Can anyone suggest why the certificate may have been changed? Grateful thanks for all suggestions.
Is anyone connected with George William Ellicott Cornhill, born Portsea c.1837 and who married Caroline Sarah Sherren in 1862. They went on to have several children in Portsmouth including George William (1866), Lottie Jane (1868) and Nellie Florence (1870). He also two brothers born in Portsmouth, Louis and Edwin. My direct Cornhill ancestors are from Devon, but am researching further afield to try and find some missing links between Cornhill families in South Devon, Portsmouth and Kent.
red mail Looking for a marriage date
Rachel Bidmead of Hagbourne b c1809 married James Lea of Portsmouth b c1802, would be grateful if anyone has knowledge of either person.
red mail bone.dixon
hello.can anyone help? Im looking for any information on my grandad or grandma.they lived in portsmouth some were .arthur bone was born 11.03.1900 he was in the navy then he worked as a butler were i dont know,but there he met renee dixon who was born in portsmouth at the same time .they moved to oxford were they had six boys thats all i know.
red mail Chase/Trigg
Iam looking for any information about my Great Grandmother Louisa Constance Chase. All i know was that she gave birth to my Grandfather Thomas William Caser Chase on the 29th October 1986 at 265 Milton Road Portsmouths hants, it was a workhouse and that she died young. She worked as a domstic servant at 98, Reginald Road, Eastney Portsmouth. My Grandfathers father, my Great Grandfather was called William Trigg and he was born in Branston,Lincoln,Lincolnshire. I believe he ran off to join the Navy in Portsmouth and thats where he met Louisa and she fell pregnant with my Grandfather. Apparently he did marry, but not Louisa and that he may off married in Portsmouth. I have no more details off Louisa or William and would like to know more about my Great Grandmother and what became off her and who my Great Grandfather married etc. If anyone can help i would be very grateful.
red mail Harfield
Can anyone help me, after anyone that can help me contact living family, my grandfater was Godfrey Harfield, his father was Archibald and mother was Henrietta.
red mail Langley
Looking for any info on orphanages. Cecil Langley 1919 and Frederick Kirkham 1916 both ended up in orphanage in portsmouth, Grew up there. Birth certs list diff fathers names but with same occupation - Stoker in RN .Mother Nellie M Clayson. Does anyone know if the records were saved from the bombing?? Thanks Karen
red mail finch
im researching the finch family from portsmouth .please can anyone help. i have a flo(florence/flora) ? married to dick(richard/fredrick) fich lives in somerstown ,portsmouth.hants.they had children called:leslie b.1955 in havant. ,mickey,paul and twin (twin died),steven,lorraine, stephine married fred had child called collette b.1970),madaline,angela and june.leslie married marian gore in 1972 had children wanda b.1973,darren b.1974and nicola b.1975.then remarried to sara stinchcome/duffy.had children gavin b.1976,dean, and then jason .then remarried again to a lady from portsmouth.
red mail burnet
looking for augustus william burnet married elizabeth kate marsh b.c1900 lived in farlington ,portsmouth..elizabeth had 2 children .one thera jean marsh b.1930 and one called ?.please help if anyone has any info. thankyou wanda
red mail Street names in Portsmouth from 1841-1901
I am after a map with street names used in the 1841-1901 Census, for the research into my family history, can anyone help me with information on obtaining this. The street names are from the Portsmouth, Hampshire area. The surname from the Census is Foot and Atkins.
red mail Rear-Admiral William Butterfield
I would be grateful for any information on this person. Most of all info. on his father who was either John Butterfield from Basinstoke or Edward Butterfield from Hampstead... One of these married Elizabeth Harrison b. 01.09.1738 and died in 1803 in Durham. Edward or John Butterfield died in Durham in 1798... Who was this Butterfield? Who were his parents. The marriage between Butterfield/Harrison produced at least five children: Willliam (Rear-Admiral), Thomas, Richard, Mary & Catherine Loveday... Any information on these people would be gratefully received.
red mail Harriet Madgwick
I am looking for any information in relation to my paternal grandmother Harriet Lydia Madgwick (could be spelt Madgewick). She lived in Portsmouth and was born 1878 died 1958. Married James Henry Harris and had 16 children one of which was my father. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail Albert Ward AKA Lewis Flint
Hi, trying to find information on Albert Ward aka Lewis Flint. Served in the RGA and came out approx 1920. One of his ventures was landlord? of the Prince Concort at 141 High Street in 1923 before it was bombed. His wife was Susan Elizabeth Clarke born July 1882 in Alverstoke. Albert died 1960 in Christchurch. I believe Lewis whose father was also Lewis was born in Luton, but dates don't tie up. I can't find his Army Record though he was a QMS in 21 Coy RGA.Lewis had a daughter Olive Flint who was my Grandmother and married Bertram Sydney Pinhorne . Would appreciate any information that would suggest the correct date he was born, and where.
red mail Woodwards bookshop on the hard
Looking for any connection to the Woodward family that had a bookshop on the Hard at Portsea, three generations of William Woodward, the last selling the site to national Westminister bank about 1870. Includes family names of Pratt and Friend.
red mail Henry White
I am trying to trace Henry White who was my ggg-Grandfather. He married Lydia Bastable 25 Nov 1799 and together they had five children; Emma, Charles H, Lydia E, Rachel A, and Joseph G. All of the children were born in Portsmouth. Unfortunately Henry White is a fairly common name which is making it difficult to track down where he was born, but I think it would have been about 1775. I would love to learn more about his parents and siblings so if anyone has any information please contact me, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks - Jacqueline
red mail Passingham Families
It seems that all Passingham families descend from John Passingham in Medstead in the mid 1500s If you are researching this name then please contact me. I have details of 3000+ Passinghams. Roy Passingham, Fleet Hants
red mail Moon
I am trying to find information on Frederick Thomas Charles Moon b.3/2/1919.His fathers name I believe was Thomas Henry Moon and his mother was Elener(?), and he also had a brother called Edward. Frederick was in the Navy and on the 31/8/1944 married Phyllis Hughes, whose brother John Hughes was a friend of Fredericks. They then went on to have four children, two sons and two daughters. However Frederick and Phyllis divorced. This is when after a while contact with Frederick was lost. I am hoping anyone who can help would please get in touch with any information. It would be much appreciated.
red mail Burnetts of Portsmouth
The Burnett family lived in the Old Portsmouth area of Portsea in the late 1700’s. Edward Burnett Bap 7 Jan 1837, a seaman’s missionary in the Isle of Wight, was the only son of Edward Burnett Born 25 Feb 1806 and Mary. Edward had 6 siblings and was the son of Thomas Burnett Born 3 Aug 1766 and Mary Ann Mervin, (Marvin), Born 18 Apr 1773. Mary’s parents were George Mervin Born 1 Oct 1749 and Mary Snook Born 24 Apr 1748. Thomas had 4 siblings and was the son of Joseph Burnett Bap 24 Jan 1735 and Martha. Joseph had 4 siblings and was the son of Thomas Burnett and Margaret. If you can add any other details to this tree I would appreciate a response.
red mail Mills family of Portsmouth
I am looking for any information on the family of a JOHN MILLS born c1782, in the Portsea or Portsmouth area. He married a Mary Bell Hancock about 1830 and had 3 known children. All the Children were born in the Portsmouth area, so if anyone is doing, or intends to do Parish searches of the area, and has any information, either on their marriage, or the birth entry for John, or their children, please contact me, as any information will help my search no end, and will be gratefully recieved. Regards: Andy
red mail agnes western dob1903
My grandmother Agnes Ann Brooks Western was born in Portsmouth Hampshire in 1903. Her father's name was William Charles Brooks Western. In the 1901 census the Western family were living in portsmouth. Agnes married Jesse Penfold at Eastbourne Registry Office on the 24th November 1923. At that time Jesse was a News Vendor. They had daughters: Vera k Penfold born in 1925 and my mother Nora Rose Penfold born on the 29th May 1928 at Stone House, North Trade Road, Battle in East Sussex. I have recently found out Stone House was the old Battle Workhouse. Also on my mother's birth certificate it says her father Jesse was a casual Farm Labourer at Udiam Farm, Bodiam, Hawkhurst in Kent. I also believe my mother was a twin but her brother possibly died at birth. Ialso thought my mother had another sister called Jean. If anyone has any info olease get in touch. Thanks. Carol.
red mail henrybaker/blanche allcock
any info on henry baker1895(hisfather not known) and wife blanche allcock1898 her father was joseph(occupation coaldealer) .married in southampton had three children lived in southampton and shirley 1935-1960ish(randolph st)belived to have family in portsmouth allcock and baker s and land by old town hall portsmouth
red mail Macartney Family
My great Grandfather, Frederick Graham Macartney was christened at St. Thomas on 26 July 1850 and married Jane Newton 27 August 1874. His Father was Frederick Macartney who married Harriet Lydicott 25 Nov 1845. Any information on them or Frederick G's brothers or sisters or where they lived would be most welcome
red mail BALLARD
Would like any information on the descendants/ family of Peter BALLARD B.1775 of Romsey. Married Elizabeth EDNEY in 1753 Romsey. Son James BALLARD B 1772 a miller of Ballards Mill, Southsea who married Ann NEWTON 1840 and had Five children youngest Matthew BALLARD who Married Ann Grace STEVENS 1840.The had six children oldest Matthew BALLARD B 1841 who married Hannah WOODFORD 1869. Would be grateful for any information on any of the above
Looking for any relations connected with any Tansom, anywhere. Thanks Cynthia.
red mail easen
looking for Annie Easen (Eason) born in 1882 in Portsmouth, parents William and Charlotte (formerly Bowers). Can find William and Charlotte Easen on 1881 census, but not on 1891 census. In 1901 William was still living in Portsmouth (Charlotte died in 1898), Annie was living in Aldershot as a housemaid for Samuel and Sophia Coles. In 1901 Annie married Arthur Finch in Aldershot and had three children: Arthur Leslie 1902, Edith May 1903 and Sidney James 1906. Arthur Finch died in 1917 in WW1, I think Annie Finch died before this but can find no record of her death. Can anybody help me ?
red mail PARKS
PARKS, Alexander Hamilton Tovey, b.Portsea 1824, m. 1)Mary Ann Whittle Apr 1846 in Corfu, who was a 'Spinster of Ireland', died at Sheerness 1851 aged 25. They had one child: Alexander Edward b. Portsea who m. Hannah Maria Seaman; m. 2)Henrietta Elizabeth Green, 1860. Seeking in particular, information on AHT Parks, Mary Anne Whittle, Alexander Edward Parks, Hannah Maria Seaman, and Amelia Holbrook.
red mail WALLIS
Has anyone any information about the wallis family who lived in commercial road Portsmouth. Names were Charles or George Wallis, wife Maud, Children vera, reggie, charles, Olive and lesley.
red mail Walkers of Portsmouth
My father Michael Walker was born 1920 in Portsmouth to William Walker and Laura Larner (nee Proctor).They lived in Gold Street and Flint Street. The children were Sonny Larner(from first marriage) Michael and Kath Walker then Thelma Cox from a third marriage. I have no other info on William Walker other than he was in Royal Engineers during WW1 and by 1940 was a wireless operator. He would have divorced Laura about 1922. Any further help would be appriciated. Stella
red mail King family of Portsmouth
I am trying to find information on my ggg grandmother and her parents and siblings. She was Charlotte King, born in Portsmouth in 1823, and she married Edward William Morey in 1841. Her parents were Ambrose King and Mary Palmer, and they were married in 1792 in Havant. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Harper
Edwin and Ruth Harper (nee Hunt) disappeared from Portsmouth about 1904 leaving small daughter for adoption and young son who joined Navy. (We know what happened to them) Edwin and Ruth were in their early 40s. Cannot find deaths of either Ruth or Edwin. Has anyone come across evidence of emigration please. Also, any relatives of Ruth Hunt/Harper or her brother Robert Hunt(originally from Gloucestershire/Worcs) A shoemaker (was on IOW for a while ). Two Hunt girls born in Southsea. Any information appreciated.
red mail cadwallader - portsmouth
looking for an ian cadwallader, husband to susan c cadwallader. last heard of in old porstmouth 2003, any information please contact.
red mail GRAVES family
Does anyone know anything about the Graves family that lived in Buckland?
red mail herring
I am looking for info on Emma Jane Herring born 1881 in Portsmouth, married Henry Patrick Gardner who was in the Royal Navy.
Rolley /Tripps of Glamorgan
John Rolley c 1743 - 1804 was Land Agent and Mine Overseer to Lord Cawdor on his estates near Llandovery, Carmarthen. he married Rachel Price of Llandovery and they had at least five children their son John Rolley became a very successful solicitor in Cardiff. Anyone knowing anything about him and his family please contact me.
Searching for dates of death/ wills for the Vivion family of Portsmouth Hampshire U.K. First sighting Thomas Vivion Chief Purser in the Royal Navy - married Rebecca Judson 22 January 1770 at St.Thomas Church ( now cathedral )They had at least two sons John and Thomas and a daughter Catherine who married Gen. Lawrence Desborough. Can anyone help?
red mail Dollery Family
I am looking for information on my father Ernest Frederick Dollery and his 2 brothers William Henry and George Thomas. There mother Julia Hannah Marie (formaly Hague) died in 1907. There father was Frederick William Dollery. The 3 brothers were put in an orphanage at an early age. Information on the orphanage or the family please.
red mail Grant's, Willam.George, Charles
Grant Family of Portsmouth research. If your're looking for Grant history or would like information please contact me through this link.
red mail CUZNER
Interested in hearing from any relations of George Frederick Cuzner. Born in Beckington in 1882, he joined RN Portsmouth in 1902 and married Ada Clayton on 1904. Children were Dora Maude, Ada Lavinia, George Frederick J, and Robert Cecil Cuzner. Please contact Bob.
red mail Rowlands of Portsmouth
I am looking for info on the Rowland family from North End/ Hilsea areas, specifically descendants of Charles Edwin Rowland (b.1863) and William John Rowland (b. 1832). Last known addresses London Road, North End and Montgomerie Road, Southsea respectively.
Morris or Ball
Searching for descendants of Morris or Ball families , moved from Shropshire pre 1900. Names Rose, Laura, Georgie and L.G., B.W., mentioned circa 1912.
red mail shergold-lewer
Trying to find out any information about my grandmothers family. Her mother was Sarah Jane Shergold 01/09/1876, she married Charles Lewer and had 2 children, Charles and Mabel. Not sure if she was widdowed or divorced, but she then married William Newbold, they had 2 children, Violet 1916, she died age 20yrs in a bicycle accident, and my grandmother, Ida 1919. I know the name of another child, William, not sure if he was a Lewer or Newbold, he was blind and died age 16yrs. There also may have been twin girls, not sure if they survived. I know that Sarah Jane Shergolds mother had an antique shop in Portsmouth. Any information would be appreciated, not sure if all my info is correct.
red mail please help
I am seeking any information on my ancesters, names of Foyle, and Hitchcock, from the Portsmouth area.Queenie Elizabeth Foyle b.1909, emigrated to Australia around 1924, passenger on the Javis Bay. Frederick William Hitchcock b.1887
Researching Daniel Burnard (DOB 1859)born Clovelly and his wife Maria nee' Evans, born Portsmouth. Daniel ran an estate agency business having spent his early years as first mate in the Merchant Navy. They married in 1890 and had two sons, Roderick and Hugh.Hugh had 3 daughters, Jennifer,Eve& Penelope. Any further details or connections would be much appreciated.
Shergold and Harding
I am look for anyone who is researching the Harding family from Portsmouth or Shergold family from Portsmouth and Southampton Etc.
red mail Eves
Researching the Eves family from Portsmouth and surrounding area. Descendants of George Eves (b.1845) and Elizabeth Adams (b.1840)
red mail Information
Searching for family of Thomas Joyce born Warminster 1814, was in Navy at Portsmouth, married Isabella Sowter born Portsmouth Hampshire in 1824, children were Alfred William born 1857, Louisa 1858, married George Armstrong, he was in Navy, Thomas Henry Navy, married Charlotte Searley, Harry John 1851 in Navy, married Sarah Ann Bennett, if this is of interest I would be most greatful for a reply Thank you Tess
red mail Hall Portsmouth
I am looking for the decendants of George Edward Hall. He had 6 children Percy Arthur my grandfather, George 1892 who I believe worked in the dockyard in Gibralter. Herbert 1893, Harold 1898 may have been in the Navy, Lillian 1900, Rowland 1911 who lived in Cardiff Road Portsmouth and had 3 children Jean Richard and John
red mail Wellstead
Looking for descendants of Frank Marlow and Edith Wellstead. Known to have lived Wainscott Road Eastney c 1910. Children known Frank, Ronald, Doris - believed to be others
I am trying to find info on my mothers family who were listed on the 1891 census as living at 119 High Street (Cambridge Tavern) The family were originally called Bernaschina but were using Morland at this time The names concerned are Frank and Eliza with children Elizabeth Rose Charles Nellie and Janet Another son also Frank was listed as a drummer boy in the Military Hospital in Southsea Any info on these individuals would be helpful
red mail William White
Looking for descendants of William and Selina Dunlop White (nee Oldfield). In the 1901 census their children were Alice Naomi (my grandmother),Arthur (later emigrated to Hawaii), Jessie, Nellie and Percy.There was another daughter Annie Constance but cannot find her after 1891.
red mail Watts
any info on Alfred John Watts married to Edith Rose nee Pullinger had son Alfred John born 4 July 1907 Stamshaw.
red mail Florence CLARK and Cuthbert Walter HARDING
Researching a Florence A. CLARK b 1884 was a teacher in 1901 she married in 1912 in Porstmouth to Cuthbert Walter HARDING b 1883 he was a musician.
Arthur Earnest George Smith
I am looking for any information on ancestors of Arthur Earnest George Smith born 19 April 1913 in Portsmouth. He married Henrietta Florence born 31 July 1912. All I have to go by is his fathers name, Charles Edward Smith, and his children were Charles Arthur, Reta and Val.
red mail DREW
Looking for relatives of Richard frederick Drew married Emma Richardson 1889 Portsmouth.He had 2 sons Frederick george b.1893 and Edward martin 1896.Frederick george was my he related to Richard frederick died 1866 Stoke Damerell?
red mail Portsea/Portsmouth
I`m looking for any siblings of Edward Charles Fletcher born 1907, in 44 Victoria st Portsmouh.( my father) His father and mother were Edith Moore and Edward Fletcher.His father was in the Navy. His mother died when she was 32 I think!. I know he had an older sister who lived in Yorkshire. His father remarried to Sarah dont know her last name. But I dont know of any other brothers or sisters
red mail jubber of portsea(portsmouth)
I am looking for information on JUBBER in portsmouth/portsea area's between 1800 and 1900 any and all information would be welcome.Known to be in the building industry as PLUMBERS OR PAINTERS
red mail Perriam
Mahala Perriam born 1850 daughter of William Bishop Perriam, she married Richard Passells from St James, Portsmouth.
red mail Rockett
Mary Jane Rockett daughter of James and Elizabeth (Nee White) Mary was born 1867 at 10 Stoke st, Portsea, Portsmouth. She married William Hopkins.
Smith, Williams, Hedger, Penn, Snook
Looking for any information on the names Walter James Smith married Mary Walsh(born Ireland) in Ireland. Walter was in the Royal Navy Coast Guard. Their first son was born in Ireland and then they moved back to Portsmouth and James and Hanora was born. By 1901 censuses they had moved to Hastings and had Charles, David, William, Mary and Kathe. Two of the boys went into the priesthood. Can anyone help me with where I would have to go find that kind of information. James married Rhoda Hedger and their son James married Winifred Williams. Her parents were William George Williams and Lily Penn. William's sister Caroline married a William Snook. Does anyone have any information please contact me.

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