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red mail Morgans in Ledbury, 1800's
I have found a George Morgan born in Ledbury in 1821 to parents David Morgan and Sarah. I am now trying to trace David and Sarah to find place of birth or whether they were from Ledbury themselves.
red mail William Meredith c1775
I am a descendant of William Meredith b c 1757 and Ann Fisher c1761. A son John & Pricilla, and their son John & Hannah Knight Are the family line down to Albert Meredith and my Father Arthur Meredith. I am searching for the ancestors of William Meredith and where they came from. It seems most of the family were From Ledbury. My family line lead to Treddol near Aberystwyth. My father lived in Llanbadarn Fawr and Aberystwyth. Hoping for some good reults
red mail Edward Bethel Purnell family of Ledbury
I am descended from family of Ann DAVIS and Edward Bethel PURNELL of Ledbury. The family resided on New Street in Ledbury during the 1841/1851/1861 censuses. Edward was a baker. He was born about 1815 in Painswick, and died in Ledbury 30 May 1859. Ann DAVIS was born about 1803 in Stretton Grandison and died in Ledbury about 1867. Their children included Edward (b. 1838), Annie (b. 1840), Charles (b. 1842) and Caroline (b. 1845). Edward married Jane WOODYATT and they remained in Ledbury. Annie married John OWENS; they lived in Kent and Swansea. Caroline married James PALMER; they lived in Ledbury, Salford and Manchester. Would like to connect with any other descendants of this family. Thanks, Gregg
red mail Isaac Price
Isaac was in Ledbury Union workhouse in 1841 aged 14. He married Elizabeth Dalton in Ledbury in 1854. They had a number of children. Trying to find out why he was in the workhouse and who his parents were.
Seeking relatives of Ann Seaborne b. 1833 and married to John Huntley in 1877 to exchange information
red mail Martin MASON
My great great grandfather was Martin Mason. He was born in Ledbury on 18/6/1845 and died in Ledbury on 29/4/1906. His father was Reuben Mason who was a bricklayer. Martin was also a bricklayer and lived in Back Lane, Ledbury. He was reputed to have been a notable builder and to have built "Pyes Nest", Parkway on the site of an old coaching in, "The Magpie"s Nest". He was also supposed to have been captain of bell ringers at the parish church St Michael and All Angels. He married Frances BARNARD on 18/3/1866 at the baptist chapel in Ledbury. She came from Battle in Sussex. So, I have three questions: does anyone have any information about bricklayers in Ledbury; or bellringers? Thirdly, does anyone have any ideas how a Ledbury bricklayer meets and marries a young Sussex born girl (aged 16 when she married)? Thank you
red mail Joshua Green
Joshua Green born 1788 Ledbury, parents Thomas Green and Mary. I would like some information on the Green family Please.
Francis Lewis
Am looking for information on Francis Lewis - married to Mary Ann Chadd - who was an ostler? at The Feathers. Francis was born at Eastnor in the 1860s. I think his wife was sometimes called "Polly".
red mail Wood family
Miles Astman Wood and his wife Ann had their six children in Ledbury in the 1840's. He was a medical practitioner as were two of the sons. Does anyone know more about the eldest son, John Henry Wood who became the medical practitioner at Tarrington. He was a very keen and renown entomologist.
red mail French Visitor
I am trying to trace the immigration route of my Great Grandmother Adelaide Francoise Vionnet who was born in Lyon France about 1852. She married Herbert Godwin, stocking maker, from Tewkesbury who was related to the Godwins of Lugwardine. Adelaide gives her address on the 1877 marriage certificate as Upper Hall, Ledbury
red mail Farmer and Morris Families of Ledbury 1800s
I am curious if anyone knows any details on the Farmer Family that lived in Ledbury in the 1800s? I am looking for where they came from. My ggggrandfather James Morris Farmer came to Utah in 1856, along with his mother Elizabeth Morris Farmer. How would I go about finding out information about them from here in the US? Sorry, i am semi new to the genealogy world, and I have not yet attempted to move across the ocean with my research. This is my first!!
red mail Antonio
Looking for information on Joseph Antonio born about 1800 in Germany (according to 1851 census)married Hannah Matthews (1836 - Ledbury) and Innkeeper of Brick House Inn, Ledbury (1841 census), George Commercial and Family Hotel and Posting House, Ledbury (1851 Directory), and Biddulph Arms, Ledbury (1858 directory). Particularly looking for details of place of birth plus parents etc.
red mail Hammond Family
Searching my Grandmothers Family Born Elizabeth Margaret Hammond she married Charles George Low, widower 1900 Pimlico Middx They had four children, Henry, Charles, Margaret, Richard. ' Charles died 1908 and she went into service the two boys went to Arther Hammond Farmer in Ledbury she had brother went to south Africa Robert William Hammond It was charles 2nd marriage he was married to Ellen Stone 15th August 1886 she was 25, If anyone knows of these families I would be so greatful of any help with my research, thankyou
red mail Symonds/Clinton m 1825 Eastnor
about 9 children at least one in New Zealand
red mail parker powell carter evans
looking for the descendants of the above family names in ledbury especially the evans name samuel evans 1763 onwards
red mail cotterell ledbury kempsey
my ancestors are cotterell from this area thomas born 1770 married elizabeth williams 1790 son james born 1794 any connections out there?
nelnes cottage
I was born here in 1945, in the house of my mother's best friend. It may have been a tied cottage. I tried to track it down years ago but no luck, can anyone help?
red mail Hodges-Summers marriage
I would like to obtain information/photographs if possible of the marriage between Emily Hodges and Samuel Summers. They lived on the Eastnor Estate near Ledbury. They had a daughter, Fanny, who was born in 1869. Emily died soon after, and Samuel married Frances Hodges, Emily's sister. Fanny went to Australia in 1889 -90.
red mail Turner and Farmer marriage
My gr. grandfather William Edward/Edwin Farmer married Ann(e) Turner in Ledbury in December 1869. (I think I have the correct marriage certificate). William was born about 1850 and Annie was born about 1849. Her mother's name was Ann and I think her father's name was Joseph. Is anybody researching the Turner or Farmer family?
red mail Searching for any information - Turner Family
i am wanting any information on the Turner Family of Ledbury,Allen Charles & Annie Elizabeth Turner, and there children. thankyou
red mail frederick nicolas/albinia bruford
my grand parents from my mothers side, looking for any info on frederick born abt 1884 hereford. he's parents were joseph nicholas 1839 abt married susan peacock. all the siblings of frederick were born in hereford, thats all i can find. looked at other web site, but not finding anything. so if anyone can help me. i would be grateful. thanks
red mail Ledbury - Morgan and Price familes
looking for information on Amelia Morgan ( nee Price I think) who had 6 children in Ledbury from around 1900. Husband was an agricultural engineer and joiner - made gypsy caravans in the 1940's and was involved with local hunts.
red mail Fawke/ family history
I am looking for information/photographs of My Gt Gt Grandfather was John Fawke B abt 1828 in Ledbury, married to Ann Mellins in 1850 in Ledbury, Ann died in Ledbury in 1876 and John died in March 1912 buried in Tarrington. Thier children were, William, Thomas, Selina, Sarah, Christopher, Emma and Richard J.Any assistance is deeply appreciated also any help with how to trace the parents/siblings of John fawke prior to 1837.
red mail Church Family - Ledbury
I have come to a dead-end on the Church Family of Ledbury. Antipas Church, born 1705 in Ledbury, was an attorney of law. He was married to Margaret Perks, from Donnington, Herefordshire, in 1773. Does any one have any further information about Antipas Church? Thanks!
red mail Dallimore Family - Ledbury
I have 6 generations of Dallimores from Ledbury beginning in 1673 with John Dallymore and ending with Emma Dallimore, born in 1834 in Little Markle, near Ledbury. In 1864 Emma married Thomas Aston of Lindridge, Worcs. According to the 1861 census, Emma and her two sisters, Ann and Eliza are living at 140 Homend Street in Ledbury and they are milliners. I am wondering if anyone can tell me how I would find out if this was a shop or how I can find out more information about businesses in Ledbury during this time. Thanks!
red mail William Reece
I am looking for information about William Reece born 1808 in Ledbury the son of William & Mary Elizabeth Reece. William snr died in 1824 and Mary Elizabeth died in 1850 and both were buried in Ledbury. Both Williams were solicitors and William jnr lived in South Parade for many years. William left Ledbury about 1871 but returned about 1878 and died there in 1889. Any information about William or his family would be appreciated.
red mail powell / ledbury
searching for William Powell born Ledbury 1843 believed to have changed his name to Gardner Powell? He was a stonemason and married an Elizabeth Hooper, any help much appreciated ,thanks
The Express in Ledbury
Henry Bottom, the son of my great-grandfather Thomas Bottom who died in 1913, is recorded as living at the Express in Ledbury at the time of his father's death. Does anyone know what the Express was?
red mail Cottrell
I'm looking for any information on the family of William Cotterill/Cottrell born 1811 in Ledbury, Hereford and married to Mary Hodges
red mail Dance Family
Percy Dance, lived with his 2 aunties in Ledbury about 90 years ago, then travelled with the circus before settling in Bristol, Avon. He married Beatrice Grace Culimore. Any more imformation about Percy in Ledbury would be very interesting.
red mail Cottingham family
Has anybody information referring to the Cottingham family that lived and worked in the boot trade in Ledbury in and around the 1850's please.
red mail Cotterell/Cottrell
I am looking for any information on William Cotterell Born in 1811 and lived in Parkway just outside Ledbury. He apparently married Mary Hodges. I am trying to trace who his Mother and Father was. Any information would be greatfully recieved
red mail Chemists Of Ledbury
Edwin Vizer born in London 1831 orphaned soon after lived with older sister for some years in London. By age 18 working with chemist in Ledbury what was connection? Went back to London then Brighton by 1880s. any details please
red mail WWI War Memorial research
I am looking at the Ledbury War Memorial names and would be grateful for information on any of these soldiers: L/Cpl Charles T Baggott, L/Cpl Arthur J Brown, Gunner Albert E Christopher, Privates John Cook, Ernest Farley, Herbert Hodges, Jack Jones and Sgt Arthur J Neale.
red mail Dutfield
trying to trace Harriet Dutfield who was born in 1856 and married Richard Carr and had a tragic death any info
red mail Dutfield
trying to trace my great grandmother Harriett Dutfield born 1864 and married Richard Carr in 1887 and died in 1911 any info on how she died I think it was a tragic end but how.
red mail Griffiths, William Howard
Looking for information on William Howard Griffiths born 1896 in Ledbury, Shropshire. Moved out to Australia in the early 1900 with parents (presumed). Had brothers Kenneth (Ken) & Claude (Clifford) & sister Alma. W ould like info on parents name/s for further tracing.
red mail Pitt
Does anybody have any information about William Henry Pitt born in Ledbury c 1796 He is my great great grandfather and rather illusive. Information from the 1841 census tells me he was living in St Pancras with his first wife Maria and their 8 eight children. Desparately trying to find out about his origins. Any help/information greatly appreciated.
red mail Researching JONES in Ledbury
Elizabeth Louisa JONES Born abt 1823 Ledbury. m George Williams in 1849. Lived in Caerleon after marriage. Cannot find this lady's parents. If anyone researching the JONES famiy in Ledbury I would be grateful for advice or contact. Thank you.
Stephens of Ledbury
All Stephens born Ledbury James 1845, John 1847, William 1848, Thomas 1852, Susan 1854, Richard 1857 & Hannah 1861. Would like to contact any descendants.
red mail hannah morris
born 1856 grand daughter of william moriss and margarett had sistr born abt 1870 named ester who was there mother and father please? hannah mriad 1877 in newport monmouthshire to william clarke of somerset. hannah is my great grand mother any info please
red mail Adams
Looking for information about the Adams family. Thomas born 1798 in Parknold in Herefordshire, married Mary born in 1794 in Much Cowarne, herefordshire. They 6 children in Ledbury, Eliza 1830, Maria dob approx 1833, Thomas 1843, Ann 1835, Sarah 1837 and Emma 1840. Many Thanks
Birth 17 Feb1786
My 2g grandfather William Coates, transported to Australia in 1813, had on his conditional pardon his native place recorded as "Ledbury, Staffordshire" (??)Would love any info on Coates families in Ledbury at that time.
red mail Camm Benjamin
Hi I am looking for additional information on Benjamin Camm born Ledbury c1815 son of Benjamin Camm and Phoebe Taylor. Convicted of theft and transported to Australia in 1832. Any information on family left behind would be appreciated
red mail Jonathan Drew
Jonathan DREW married Sarah TYLER at Colwall Parish Church on 21st April 1783. They then lived at Wellington Heath, where they raised their family and were burried there. I am trying to trace details of their birth and parents.
red mail oakley, ledbury
looking for info on James Oakley, born abt 1820 in ledbury. He married Ann Taylor in Kempley in 1869. His father was Thomas Oakley, farmer (on James marriage cert). cant find anything any further back.
red mail Bowketts from Ledbury/Bromyard
Hi, im looking for anyone with info on this name. My 2x great grandfather James Walters is believed to have changed his name from Edward Bowkett. I have Edward's birth cert and his mother was Hannah Meredith. Any information on this family would be greatfully recieved
I am looking for information relating to an Ely Smith born in the Ledbury area circa 1700, he married in 1724 approx and had 3 children William, Thomas and Mary
lOOKING FOR FAMILY OF THE ABOVE. Thomas CARTER, b.1789 Feckenham,Worcs, Md Sarah PARKER, b.1786 Ledbury, Md. 1810, Ledbury 8 children,2000+ decendants
Looking for any information on WILLIAM EVANS born 1876 Ledbury, Hereford his siblings or family. Willing to share all my information with anyone interested in this family.
red mail Bowkett
I am looking for any information on the surname Bowkett from Ledbury. My Grandfathers family originated from there and I have got the family back to Joseph b 1755 whos father Benjamin was b 1728 (not sure of area) Benjamin married Ann Varnham b 1733 in Ledbury. I have quite a bit of information on this family so please contact me if you have any information
red mail Thomas
Robert Thomas married Hannah Clissett (sister of Phillip Clissett) my g-g-g-grandparents married August 1840 at Birts Morton. Lived Ledbury Dog Hill, woodsman.Known children Martha married Peter Flynn Lived West Derby, Ann married George Heath lived Malvern area, Philip married Sarah Ann Smith lived Colwall and Mary married James Smith Lived Cwmcarn Monmouthshire. Any extended family still around
Richard Cropper Williams - Merchant of Ledbury
He was a Trustee of my GGG Grandfather's (William Dipple - Yeoman of Colwall) Will proved in 1840.
red mail Sophia Dora Buckell of Ledbury
Sophia Dora BUCKELL nee GRIFFIN, mother of JOHN PINCENT BUCKELL. Mid 19th century. Any info gratefully received.
Tustin(s) - Ledbury
Hi, I'm looking for any info on the Tustin(s) family from Ledbury. William Tustin (tanner/journeyman & labourer) born abt 1821 in Ledbury married Elizabeth Hodges born abt 1828 on 15 Feb 1852 at Ledbury Parish Church. Children included Thomas, Henry & Hannah.
red mail William Morris & Margaret Daffey, Ledbury, 1800's
Looking for other descendants of William and Margaret Morris who lived in Ledbury in the 1800's. William was a gardener. They had the following children: Esther (1833), Eliza (1834), Edwin (1836), George (1838), Martin (1840), Charolotte (1843), Mary Ann (1845), John (1849)married Jane Skyrme, Sarah Ann (1850) married Thomas Evans
red mail Preston - Ledbury
My Greatgrandfather, William Preston came from Ledbury (Devon! according to the 1901 Census). He would have been borne around 1862. The only Ledbury I can find is in Herefordshire. Do you know of the place or the person, I would love to find out moreabout the family.
red mail Williams, Ledbury
My Gx3 Grandfather, James WILLIAMS, the Son of Edward WILLIAMS and Betty (nee GRIFFITS), was Baptised, on 25 January 1797, at LEDBURY Parish Church, HEREFORDSHIRE. I have information on many of their Descendants, in UPTON UPON SEVERN, WORCESTERSHIREand WOLVERHAMPTON, STAFFORDSHIRE.

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