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red mail Taylor
Family of Isaac and Marianne (or Mary or Mary Ann) Taylor (nee Giles) who had four children baptised in Keynsham Parish Church in the 1830s. A descendent of this family, a Miss Taylor, was living at 82 Bath Hill East in the early 1950's. The cottage was demolished in 2005. Any information on how long the family had occupied this cottage would be appreciated, in particular if their occupation went back to the time of Isaac and Marianne who are my gg grandparents.
red mail Clarke & Fear of Keynsham
I am attempting to research the life of my grandfather who was in partnership with a George Fear. They owned a building & decorating business in Keynsham, known as Fear & Clarke and worked together between approximately 1915-1930. Would appreciate any more information
red mail Joseph Long
Born 1828, Married to Leah Saparia Wood 1855 Brislington Bristol and then moved to Keynsham. Joseph died in 1862 and buried in Bath Somerset? Leaving Leah with 4 small sons. Joseph was my gg grandad. Any information would be brilliant. Sandie
red mail Theirs/Thiers/Fear
Looking for any information about George Theirs/Fear born c1811. He later calimed to have been from Keynsham though he may have been French. He married Mary (surname unknown) and they had the following children: Emily, Henry, William, George, Sarah, Hannah and Ruth (twins) and Rhoda. In later censuses they had changed their name to Fear. My great grandmother was Hannah May Fear born in 1857 and baptised at St John Keynsham. She married Samuel Jones in Bath in 1878.
red mail TAYLOR family Keynsham
Any information welcome on the Taylor family from Keynsham would be most welcome. ISAAC TAYLOR born c. 1814 (my gg grandfather) married to Mary ?, Isaac was a labourer at Dyewood mill in 1851 census. His son JAMES, ( 1833 - 1897) (poss the eldest ?)m SARAH ANN DOLMAN in 1857. they lived Bath Hill, Keynsham, he was a Brass Finisher when he died. Their youngest son, RALPH JOHN TAYLOR (1869-1952)left Somerset to study as a teacher, and became a headmaster in Kingston upon Thames.
red mail Faraday/Wiltshire/Lane
I am searching for information about Richard Dean Faraday b. 1913 Keynsham, son of Alfred Faraday and Emma Wiltshire nee Lane. I believe he married Lucy Butt in 1947. Thank you
red mail Miss Gibbs
I would like to hear from anyone with information on a Miss Gibbs of Keynsham. I was evacuated from London due to the Blitz in 1939 and was sent to Keynsham. Miss Gibbs ran a shop in the village.
red mail Hewlett; keynsham
Hi, Abraham Hewlett was born in 1811 in Keynsham and re-located with his wife Emma and his son & my Great Great Grandfather Daniel Hewlett who was born in Keynsham in 1843. They lived in Britton Ferry, Glamorgan which served the rapidly industrialising Swansea & Neath Valleys. My Great Grandmother Jane Hewlett was born in 1870 & later married my Great Grandfather Edward J Ponter. Does Anyone Know anything about Abraham Hewlett, Daniel Hewlett or Emma? I wonder what Emma's maiden name was & Who her Ancestor's were? Are there any Hewlett's still living in Keynsham or Environs? I hope there is someone who can possibly assist in my research into my family history.
red mail Neal/Neale William and Mary.
WIlliam Neal was born on Temple St. Keynsham 1827 to Ann Neal (nee Godfrey) and William Neal (Tailor). William married Mary Carpenter b. 1827 Keynsham father James Carpenter(Wire Drawer). Weddin 22 July 1854 Parish Church Temple, Bristol. William is to be found from 1841 census to 1911 census, on or near Temple Street. I have a few queries, how do I get a copy of his baptism, & where did it take place? Where was he buried and how do I get a copy of the burial records. Many thanks for any help. Doreen
red mail William Sage (born abt 1800; Keynsham, Somerset)
Seeking any info regarding William Sage (born abt 1800; Keynsham, Somerset) who married Frances Cox. Known children: William, Henry and Steven. Particularly interested in the names of William's parents. Thanks.
red mail cruse
Hi any one got any information on Richard Cruse(cruz) born 1791
dolman family
I am researching the DOLMAN family of Keynsham. Charles was born about 1820 e joined the army and was in mout wise barracks for the 1851 census. I can not find any record of him before joining hte army. I know he born in Keynsham from other census. DO you have any informtion on Charles. I would be glad to hear from you
red mail Parfitt
Looking for information about Earnest(1892), Ellen G.(1901) and Percy(1900) Parfitt. They were all born in Keynsham. Father was Albert and mother Anna. Can you help?
red mail William 'Billy' Iles
I'm trying to find out information on a William Iles, of Downfield, Bristol. DOB approx. 1968 His father used to be the landlord of the Wingrove public house in Kensham. His mothers name is thought to be Vallirie.
red mail Searching for Wiltshire/ Sweet Family
I am trying to find out more information on both Joseph Wiltshire b. 1832 (son of Thomas and Mary I believe) and Hannah Sweet b. 1834. They had Maryanne (1855), Joseph (1857), Henry (1859), Ellen (1861), Rose (1864), Ada (1866), John (1867) and Lucy (1869). They lived in Keynsham. My GG Grandmother was Ellen who came to Australia before 1885. Can anyone help?
Brain Family
Hi, I`m searching for info on the Brain Family here`s what I know, Aaron Brain c1832 x Elizabeth Bennett. His Son George 1852 X Hester Hudd. His son Arthur William 1875 X Rachel Maud Humphries. His Son Frederick Charles 1908 X Hetty Georgina Perkins. Frederick then moved to London, where my Father Ronald was born. Any info on these people, where they worked, they were all coal miners, or where they lived, George lived in Hanham lane?
Seeking son, b 1906 circa of Caroline(nee Cox) and James Joseph Collins. Caroline b 1886 Bristol & James b 1887 Bristol, married 1905, separated circa 1911. James took son with him to unknown destination. Caroline emigrated to Australia.
red mail Re Richard Pace
I was interested to note that in the 1861 census my great great grandfather James Gregory (age 5) was living (along with his 5 siblings (age 12 to 1) as boarders with Richard Pace. I am very interested know why they were here and can find no listing for either of their parents George and Louisa (nee Hart) Gregory. would be interested if anyone could shed any light on this for me, or has any more info on the Gregory family and why might have happened to George and Louisa. Incidentally I can not easily find a listing for George in the 1851 census although assume as Louisa had 5 more children after this that he must have been around somewhere!
red mail cemeteries
looking for the grave site of my great,great,grandparents.joseph williams (1800-1851) mary (1800-1861) born and died in keynsham
red mail gay family
looking for information on the marrage of thomas phillip gay to emily laura , lived gloucester place Cheltenham, He died dec 1916
red mail Mary May 1815 Keynsham
Mary May was born about 1815 in Keynsham and I think her parents were Samuel and Elizabeth but this is all I have. Is there anyone connected to the May family.
red mail Rawlings Beatrice
Trying to trace any family of beatrice,who was raised in Keynsham, and could be related to my wife
red mail Long Family
Searching for information about the family of Emily Long born in Keynsham 1842 to parents Charles and ? Elizabeth Long.
Any information on the Chappell family would be good. The Chappells came to Keynsham in 1604 from Portishead - I have checked them a lot. Anthony
Susannah Bebey
Susannah Bebey was born in Keynsham in 1781. She married Johnson Vivian Tippett at Dover in 1796. On the 1841 census she was living with her daughter Mary Ann Tippett Vivian, wife of Charles Vivian, and granddaughters Caroline Susannah, Harriet Louise & Mary Ann in Clydach, Swansea. She was described of independent means, having been left an annuity by her husband's cousin, John Vivian of Pencallenick. She had 2 sons, Wm. b 1801 & John b.1797, d. 1864 in London. We have Hardings & Tippetts in Fishponds, Bristol in 1880's. Two grandsons were artists.
red mail Exon family
The Exons arrived in Keynsham in the 1850's and grew into quite alarge family but due to various reasons the number bearing that name have declined.Any infomation or in particular photos that I could copy would be appreciated.
red mail Family Search
Searching for details of the family of Richard Pace ,attorney,& Sarah nee Evans & family,lived Keynsham 1840's - 1851.Daughter Elizabeth (m) Henry Gibbon Graham abt.1830 in ENG or India.
Any information on any NETTLE family in this area would be appreciated.
red mail Catherine VERCAMMEN
Catherine Vercammen was buried in the Keynsham Cemetery, Durley Hill, on 31 October 1914, aged 73 years. Her death was registered in the Keynsham district in the December Quarter 1914, vol.5c, p.696. The grave space is designated as 367 Pink, and she shares this grave space with Elizabeth Josephine Michaux, who was buried on 25 February 1941, and Paul John Slark, who was buried on 13 June 1941.
red mail Paul John SLARK
Paul John Slark was buried in the Keynsham Cemetery, Durley Hill, Keynsham, Somerset, on 13 June 1941 at the age of 10 weeks. His death was registered in the Bathavon district (which existed from June 1936 to March 1974) in the June Quarter 1941, vol.5c, p.1629. His grave space is designated as 367 Pink, and he shares this grave space with Catherine Vercammen, who was buried on 31 October 1914, and Elizabeth Josephine Michaux, who was buried on 25 February 1941.
red mail Veales and Ollises
Any information about these families who lived in Keynsham in the 19th and 20th centuries would be welcome.
red mail WWII Evacuees
Please, does anyone have information about children who were evacuated from London in 1939 because of the Blitz and sent to Keynsham? I am particularly seeking detail re my aunt, Elizabeth ('Betty') Michaux, who was billeted at Buckingham Lodge in Station Road.

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