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red mail Habakkuk Cook & co.
Habakkuk Cook & co. I was pleased to learn more of the origins of Habakkuk Cook (married Hannah Knight) who lived in Longdon and whose PCC will was proved in 1816. Hannah was something of an heiress; an act of parliament concerning the estate of her father the Rev. Thomas Knight of Castlemorton received royal assent in 1808. (see also the diaries of William Rayer at Worcs. R.O.) Four of the children of Habakkuk and Hannah married into my families. Thomas Knight Cook married in 1794 my 4x great aunt Judith Clarke - the daughter of John and Elizabeth Clarke of Pendock Farm/ Priors Court, Pendock; Ann Cook married in 1794 my 4x great uncle William Rayer of Longdon; Elizabeth Cook married in 1799 Joseph White of Queenhill; and Mary Cook married in 1806 at Eldersfield his brother William White. (Anna Cook married John Berkeley of Longdon.) I have not discovered much about the lives of the four children of Thomas K. Cook and Judith, but he was buried c.1807 at Castle Morton (my notes escape me) and Judith married in 1809 at Berrow another White brother - John. The latter seem to have fallen on hard times and lived (also) in Colwall in straightened circumstances. John White was buried at Queenhill in 1846. The last I knew of Judith was that she was with her son Thomas K. Cooke, his wife Susannah nee Sennick, and some of his family at Hanley Castle in 1851. I would love to hear more!
red mail Cook (Cooke) Family of Colwall & Ledbury
Richard Cooke married Hannah (Anne) Parker on 3 Oct 1739 in Colwall. Although I don't know his parent's names, I've been told he had sisters Amey (sic) and Ann b 1733. Richard and Hannah had at least 4 children: Joseph, Habakkuk, Richard & Mary. Habakkuk was baptized on 24 Aug 1740 at St James the Great, Colwall, and he married Hannah Knight on 5 Dec 1769 at Castlemorton, Worcestershire. Habakkuk & Hannah (Knight's) children were Isabel, Elizabeth, Ann, Thomas Knight, Anna Hannah, & Mary. Thomas Knight Cooke at least was born & died in Worcestershire where he married Judith Clarke, but I have found a lot of males in the family who are....Knight Cooke (or Cook.) One particular son changed his spelling of the name to COOK by deed poll c 1850
red mail Hartland/Turnor/Holder Families of Colwall
I am researching the Hartland, Turnor and Holder families of Colwall, Herefordshire who lived there in the 1600 and 1700's. Any information of the village and these families would be appreciated.
red mail Harriet and William WILLIAMS
Harriet Jinks married William Williams on 11 Sept 1870 at St James Church, Colwall. Harriet had already given birth to a daughter, Jane Elizabeth, on 2 April 1867, before her marriage to William. There is no father named on the birth certificate. At the time of the birth she was living in Bishops Frome, Bromyard Registration District. Harriet's father was Joseph Jinks a Gamekeeper of Colwall/Ledbury. William Williams' father was James Williams, a Shoemaker. William was a Baker. The family moved to Birmingham in the following decade where my grandfather Joseph Williams was born. Does anyone have any information about this family? They were my great grandparents.
red mail Joseph JINKS
Joseph JINKS, Gamekeeper who lived all his life around the Colwall/Ledbury area. Married Mary Ann Lloyd on 7 Oct 1844 at St James Church, died aged 75 (still recorded as a Gamekeeper) on 19 Feb 1894. Son John Jinks of The Purleigh, Colwall was the informant. Does anyone have any information about Joseph Jinks or the Jinks Family. He was my great-great grandfather.
Mary Ann Cooper - The Goldings
Mary Ann Cooper (born 28 July 1900) was 'in service' with 'Dr.Mary' at The Goldings, Colwall prior to her marriage to Joseph Charles Herdman at Ledbury Register Office on 9th December, 1924. Any information regarding this medical practice or The Goldings - or regarding Mary Cooper - would be much appreciated. Greg
red mail Dipple Family
I have followed my fathers family back to William Herbert Lewis Dipple, born 3.10.1899 in Colwall Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire. William was son to Hannah Harriet Harford (Harford may be incorrectly spelt due to poor quality of birth cert) Also interestingly no fathers details are given. If you can add to my information please contact me.
red mail Heath family
My g-grandmother Anne Elizabeth Heath daughter of George and Anne Heath (nee Thomas) born HanleyCastle/Malvern. Large extended family in and around Malvern/Colwall/Ledbury. Traced back to William and Sarah. Remember visiting Colwall with my father to visit relatives in 1950's. My great gran married Samuel Jarvis. William Simmons then Jack Adler visited area frequently and lived in Birmingham. Found grave at Colwall church family member. Any help ???
DIPPLE 1750 +/- 100
My ancestors came to Colwall around 1750 and some are still in and around Colwall/Malvern, still trying to find their routes. My grandfather left W. Malvern around 1900 for S. Wales, I left England for the USA 1995. I am a member of the HFHS.
red mail Willis in Colwall and Ledbury
My Grandfather was Joseph Henry Willis who was born August 1904 to Joseph Henry Willis and Emily Wylder. His father had died before he was born. Joseph was in the Grenadier Guards in London when he met his future wife Clara Foreman. They married inDerbyshire in 1929 Joseph now was a police constable. I would like to make contact with the ancestors of my grandfathers brothers and sisters. They were Florence Alice Mary Willis who married Stanley Joseph Prosser in 1925 Elsie Willis who married Cecil John Thomas Jolly in 1922. Ethely Emily Willis who married Cecil George James Roberts in 1927. Sydney Richard Willis married Florence Jevons. A Brother Frederick born 1898 I do not know what became of Frederick. I would like to know what happened to Gladys Irene Willis who married Ernest Charles Putman in 1927 as I beleive she may be related to my family. I have recently found out that my Grandfather had a half Sister Nancy Willis
red mail Prosser Sarah
any members of the prosser/barns/joans families left in Colwall area looking for James father of Sarah who married Sam barns, 2nd marr. to Charles Drury,Son George Barns, Daughter Elizabeth Drury. One brother known James, married Eliza Joans? of Mathon
Addicott, Elizabeth
She was living at Arley Dale, Colwall in 1903. She worked as a dressmaker. More information wanted about her and Arley Dale
Adams Family
Notably, Zilpah, Caroline and Frederick Their father was a stone mason


 
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