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red mail Pitlake shops
I'm writing my Croydon memoirs, and would like to find out who were the owners of two shops on the corners of Cuthbert and Westfield Roads next to Pitlake Bridge in the 1950's. One was a grocers and the other 'fancy goods'. They were run by two brothers from what I can remember. Also any other info about this time would be gratefully received! Thanks.
I am trying to piece together information on how a child born in Portsmouth (c1919) would be sent to an orphanage in Croydon. Could there be a Military link to this birth or gentry, does the orphanage have connections here? Maybe there is a church/chapel connection. I do not know the name of the orphanage. Any ideas on how I can trace which orphanage and its link with Portsmouth? Thanks any help no matter how small would be great.
Looking for descendants of Thomas Smith PERKINS, cork merchant, listed in 1841 as at 14 Church Lane Whitechapel, and his wife Frances Brooksby Perkins nee Sidney. Children of this couple I know of are Edith Mary b?1869, John b ?1870, Ada M b?1873, Olive b ?1875 and Frances Nina Vallance b ?1887, all in Whitechapel; in 1881 they were living at 7 Osborn Villas, West Green Rd, Tottenham, in 1891 at 61 Anerley Park Rd , Penge, and in 1901 at 2 Park Hill Road, Croydon. John married Alice Blanche BEETON and they had a son John Beeton Perkins (died 1974 in Dorset). Ada in 1893 married Albert Edgar ALEXANDER and they had a daughter Frances b 1895. Frances married Lionel ARMSTRONG in 1903. I'd be pleased to here from any living dscendants of this family.
red mail looking for a Elizabeth Lambert born 1882-83
Hi, Iam looking for any infromation on a Elizabeth Lambert who married an Alfred Ware. Iam looking for any infromation on her after 1904 and waht happened to her, I would be really grateful for any infromation. Regards Sarah
red mail Nourse
Does anyone have this surname in their family tree? Croydon/South Norwood areas. Thanks. Sue
red mail croydon 1939 - wards directory
Some time ago a kind person found FH Dale for me as head of household in Waddon, Croydon (1939) I lost the record with a computer malfunction (as you do) .Hoping that someone could look up the same for me again please. Promise to look after it a bit better this time.
red mail Griffiths/Hooker
I am looking for information on George Edward Griffiths born about 1806 in Shorpshire. He married Harriet Hooker b. 1806 Shere Surrey. The family settled in Croydon, UK.
red mail Violet and Sydney Ford Colchester Villas
Son Darren Martin was born in 1966, his twins were born in 2000. I am building a family tree, and would appreciate any information, past or present.
My paternal ancestors worked as shoemakers in Croydon during the 1890's. Does anyone know of a manufacturer in the area during this time? Thanks.
red mail William John Glendenning
I am looking for details of William John Glendenning. Born 1859 in Edingburgh Scotland I beleive. His death certificate (Burwood NSW Australia 31 July 1932) has W S Croydon as the father and no mother. He emmigrated to Australia via New Zealand,he had three children I know of William John Glendenning born 5 August 1885 in Sydney, Herbert George Glendenning born 21 January 1895 in Christchurch New Zealand and Alice Glendenning born 1901 in Sydney. His wife was Celia Ellen Williams born 11 February 1872 in Plympton St Mary Devon England Any body help, I cannot get around this descendant
red mail Baileys of Croydon Surrey
Looking for relatives, mostly ancestors, of a John Bailey bc 1780s and his wife Elizabeth Bryant(Briant) c 1793?. Both born in Croydon Surrey and married in 1809. Had a son Richard Henry.
red mail Smiths circa 1880 - 1910 Croydon
I am searching the Croydon area for descendants of my father's siblings. He was Frank Edward Smith, son of Edward Smith and Caroline nee Craker. I believe my father had a sister Annie Amelia and brothers Ernest William, and Percy. Frank left home in 1900 aged 14 and went to join the Boer War and never returned home. He married my mother circa 1919 and I never knew my paternal grandparents or any of his family. Any lead would be gratefully received; Smith is a difficult name to research!
red mail Nicholson
I am looking for any information about my gggrandmother Mary Jane Nicholson. I believe she was born in Croydon about 1867. SHe came out to Australia & married Henry Halliday in 1885 in Tenterfield NSW Australia in 1885. I believe her father was a Robert Nicholson & her mother was Mary Chandler. Can anybody help with any information? Thanks
I am looking for photos/personal information regarding Arthur Robert Monk who was born in 1867.He married Alice Mary Jee.Their children were:Evelyn;Stanley;Leonard;Doris;Frank;Victor.Anything at all about anyone mentioned would be most appreciated.Many thanks.
I am looking for photos/personal information about the Walden family of Croydon.In particular the following: William Charles Walden born 1862 who spent some time as a street musician in Croydon playing the penny-whistle and clog dancing.He died in 1927.William Charles Walden born 1838 and died in 1878.He married Eliza Hooper in 1869.They had a least eleven children:William Charles;Eliza Louisa;Rose Jane;Alice Elizabeth;James Arthur;Sarah Ann;George;Lucy Emily;Thomas;Caroline Emma;Edith Harriet.William Walden born 1798 and died 1868.He married Elizabeth Smith.Their children were:William;Rosa;Ann;Lucy;John;and Frederick.They lived in Addington.Are there any descendants of any of these people?Information would be greatly appreciated.Many thanks.
red mail Honeybourn
I would like to know of anybody researching the Honeybourn family who were in the Croydon area c1871.
red mail W.G.DUNN LTD.
William George Dunn,established the Surrey Food Works at 50 London Rd,Croydon,it was still in operation in 1908,according to old correspondence held in family archives in New Zealand.Writer would like to contact a descendant or local historian.
red mail Vennard anywhere in Ireland need help
My great grandmother came to the U.S. in about 1896 from Ireland. Her name was Sarah Vennard. It has been rumored she was a "bastard child". Her mother worked for a well-to-do family doing cooking, maid ect. She was either having a affair or raped by I guess you would say boss owner of the house ect. I have no idea what her mothers name is or who she worked for. I also believe that Sarah's mother was married during the alleged rape/affair. Any help well apprieciated..trying to piece my family together:)
red mail muldoon
are there any of the muldoon family still in this area
My grandma's sister, Emily Johns, married Edward Charles Smith (known as Ted) at St Saviours Church, Croydon in 1897. Would love more information on this family and their descendants
red mail Croyden, Surrey
Looking for Agnes Mary Drake born in Croyden C1848, her father's name was Henry Drake. She was a servant until she married Stephen Taylor and moved to Kingston, Surrey. Looking for that lucky break!
red mail Letts
Jane Letts m Henry Hunt 1901 Holy Trinity, Croydon Rose Letts born 1870
red mail Hunt
Looking for relatives of Leonard and Gladys Hunt My Parents, Leonards siblings were Harry, Stan, Eva, Henry, Gladys maiden name was Orton. Siblings were, Eva, Nora, Stan, Percy et al
red mail Chincharo
My great uncle Antonio Chincharo lived in Croydon definitely from 1904 till his death in 1924. He was variously an ice cream seller, organ grinder, street musician etc. He had 10 children none of whose descendents know much about him. My great aunt Catherine (Kitty or Kate) Middleton was his wife. Neither Catherine or Antonio appear in the 1901 census so any information anyone might have would be very useful. I have a photo of Antonio from a family album. Thanks Hilary
red mail rogers croydon
looking for rogers family, info on my grandparents and further back names walter henry rogers, and Annie known as josephine ne ansell, ggrandfather was a clegyman,do not know on whose side he was father of, all i know is my fathers denys henry born 1917 and his younger brothers parents both died when they were young my father around 7 or 8 years of age anyone have any info please
Looking for relations of Graham Mackenzie father Herbert George (born 1906). Grandfather James Frederick grandmother Anne Hannah
red mail Bravery
I am looking for information on William Bravery born in 1890 in Croyden. He married Ethel May Harding and they went on to have 1 child - Frank Harding Bravery. If anyone can help with information please let me know.
red mail 1939 Croydon
L.E.Bird listed living at Camden Gardens, Thorton Heath, Croydon.
red mail Harriett Bourne/ Barnett/King
Looking for info on Harriett Bourne, she was born circa 1877 and she married Henry in 1902, prior to that she was Harriett Barnett and Arthur James who died at 27. Her maiden Name was King and her Father was possibly called John.We know she had a daughter Elizabeth and possibly Annie with Arthur and that she had three children with Henry. Any info will be great. Regard's Dawn
red mail GIBBS, Richard & Sarah
Am looking for any information on the Gibbs family starting with Richard Gibbs 1825, born in Lingfield, lived in town of Knockholt, son Richard Gibbs married Agnes Battley and moved to Canada
red mail Coleman family
Researching the Coleman family: Thomas Coleman of Ripe b abt 1780/William Coleman of Ripe b abt 1800/David Gaius Coleman of Arlington B 1839 who married Sarah Celia Jones of Framfield born Sept 1843, they wed in Brighton on 22nd Feb 1862 and moved to Croydon about 1875.
George DAVIES of Welshpool 1869
Looking for the family of George DAVIES bapt 1 May 1870, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire. Parents: Charles DAVIES born 1840 Welshpool and Mary JONES born 1845 Welshpool. According to his niece Nellie William of Aberystwyth, George was taken to London by his mother to become a footman when very young. Later he had his own Grocers and Off Licence in Croydon. He married Anne Louise born Westminster and had several children: a. George Davies b. Gwendoline Davies c. Clifford Davies d. Rose Davies e. Marjorie Davies In the 1901 Census he is at 195 St James Road, Croydon as a wines and spirits merchant. Any information gratefully received
red mail Croydon, Belfield Family
I am looking for information on Eliza Musgrove, b.circa 1833, who married Joseph Belfield, b. circa 1825, in August, 1853. Also Annie Beatrice Maitland, b. circa 1842, in Poole, Dorset who married Amos Cook in London on July 3rd, 1864. Also Eliza Belfield, b. circa 1887, who married David Pearce in Croydon in 1918. All of the above lived in Croydon.
red mail KEEN, LAUGHLIN look-up please. Skeletons in the cupboard!
My Great Nan, Lillian (Lily) LAUGHLIN, nee Keen, married William Laughlin in 1913, in Camberwell. She apparently took into the marital home her two brothers, believed to have been called George and Alexander KEEN as their Mother had died. The odd thing is that on the 1901 census, my Great Nan is detailed to be living in Croydon, where she was Christened, with her parents, William Volney Keen and Emma Keen and her sister, Mabel Keen. However, there is no mention of either of the two brothers and her Mum was by this time 55 years old! My G-Nan was 18 on the 1901 census and her sister Mabel was 23. Surely the boys should be on the census by this time? Logic suggests that the boys couldn't have been born after the 1901 census given Emmas age at that date. We can't find any more on Mabel and my family have no knowledge of her existence, yet I am sure I have the right Keen family as I have checked both from the father forwards and from Great Nan backwards. My first thought was that the boys were not Emma's children at all but were the sons of her daughter, Mabel, hence no one spoke of Mabel. That however doesn't make sense as there are 2 boys... surely the family would have excommunicated Mabel upon the birth of the first if that was the case. One of the boys had sons who are now about 80, so the boys themselves would have been born at least a hundred years ago. Again, they would have had to have been born further back still to be the biological sons of a woman who was 55 in the 1901 census! Can someone please help me?! I'm very confused! I'd be very grateful if anyone could look up to see if they can find details of Mabels death/possible marriage, Emmas death and the dates of birth of my Great Nan's brothers. I'd be fascinated to find out the truth of this weird situation. Thank you very much.
red mail GUIMARAENS Family Croydon
Trying to find information on Helen Guimaraens who married Walter Cecil Dawson in 1896. In 1901 Census they were living at 64 Croydon Road Beckenham where Walter was an Architect. Anyone with information please contact me many thanks Kandy PS They had a daughter Margery born in 1900
I'm seeking information on Frank Wells who is shown living in Croydon on the 1901 census. He gives his birthplace as Badminton, Gloucestershire but I cannot find a birth for him there. He was born around 1877
red mail FORD
Looking for connections to Henry FORD b1830 a Blacksmith/Journeyman and his wife Mary. Children Elizabeth b1856 (married Alfred CONSTANT) Mary b1859, Henry b1863, edith b1868, Lottie b1871 In 1861 the family were living at Cross Road North Pole, Croydon; in 1871 Gloucester Road Marrion's Cottages, Croydon, in 1881 Gloster Rd 4 Smiths Cottage, Croydon and in 1891 196, Gloucester Road, Croydon.
red mail Scheurer Broomsgrove - Croydon
I am looking for information on the Scheurer family. Mary Ann Broomsgrove was born about 1833 in Malmesbury Wiltshire. She married John Alfred Scheurer. Their children were born in Croydon, London and Ewell Surrey. Any information welcome.
red mail Stanley/Elliott marriage
Any information on Louisa Naomi Stanley who went onto marry a gent by the surname of Elliott sometime in the 1920-30's. last known address in Croydon. Surrey. Any info would be most helpful. Thanks.
red mail Rogers Family c1800
Looking for Rogers family, my 2GtGrandmother was Ann Rogers (baptised in the Parish Church in 1809. Parents James & Mary. Possibly connected with Church Street.
red mail Sherrin Family
I am looking for information regarding my family origins in Surrey. My Father was Lionel James Sherrin, born in Hastings 1907. He married Derryl Eve Hook on 16th June 1940. Two children, Patricia Derryl born in 1942 and Gillian Frances born in 1945.
red mail FREEMAN family, Croydon
Family living at Smith's Yard, High Street, Croydon: John FREEMAN (C1819), Mary Ann (JOHNSON)(1825), and children, John (1845), Henry (1847), George (1849)and Alfred (1852).The family professions were coachman, groom, stableman (and one schoolmaster).Plenty of research info. available, but would like other contacts please.
red mail L Young Limited of North End and Skinners of South End
I am looking for decendants of Levi Young and Elizabeth (nee Raphley) who married at Croydon in 1858.They had William (in 1862) Rose (1868) and Jessie (1872. Levi founded L Young Ltd, a very large furniture and removal business in about the 1860s-1870s. William and his own son W. G Young carried on the business after Levi's death in 1928. Levi's nephew, Gladstone Skinner, had co-incidentally set up a Furniture and removal business in South End, Croydon that was still going in the 1970s. Any information about either business or families much appreciated.
Joseph French OVER
i am trying to find Joseph french OVER Bapt 9 Aug 1815 St John the Baptist, Croydon, Sry the son of John Over & Sarah. I have tried without success to locate them, any help would be greatly appreciated
red mail Davies Family
Looking for Henry John Davies born 1868 Croydon, Married Ann Riley Liverpool in 1891. Occupation Mariner, on the Marriage certificate states father Charles Davies.was a Farmer can only trace henry John in the 1901 census Liverpool can any one help please.
red mail Morrison Family
Looking for information about James Morrison married to Ada White in 1925 with two children Arthur Rex, and Ronald Charles probably living in Capri Road Croyden until late 30s.
red mail NEAL. Croydon
Am trying to trace relatives of a Dennis Neal, born 15.02.1929. Had sister Phyliss and brother Freddie. Served post war in R.N, and worked at Everett's, an engineering firm in London Road, Thornton Heath. Is he still living? Any information would be much appreciated. Thanks.
red mail Whybrow Family
I am searching for information on Whybrow families who lived or living in the croydon area
red mail Bailey, Dale
I know that Harry Bailey was related to us through my great Aunt , Dorothy Dale m Reg. Bailey.
red mail hayman, bailey
looking for any information on edith emily hayman bailey. born around 1886 and married august 1904 to harry bailey in croydon surrey
I am trying to trace family members of DAVID Garland DOB 17 Jan. 1860 in the parish of Arngask, Fife. He was one of five children, Isabella, Margaret, Alexander, John and of course David. Their parents were John Garland and Ann Martain. David signed his brother's death cert. stating his location as CROYDON,SURREY. *UPDATE* Family now located at 31 WESTBURY ROAD, Croydon, Surrey in Census 1891. David employed as a carpenter married Mary L (Coombee)(this name now Comber) who was born in Horsham, Sussex and their children at that time, John DOB c1888 in Ifield, David Jnr DOB c1889/90 Ifield and baby Alexander born in Croydon. Mary's brother Albert W (Comber) employed as a baker is residing with them. *UPDATE* Census 1901, the family is located at 25 WESTBURY ROAD. It would appear that in 1937 there may still have been a family member living at this address, C Garland as well as E Hayling. Any family in England please contact me. Thank you.
red mail Reigates of Croyden
Researching the Reigate families of 11 and 18 Stroud Road, Shirley, Croydon (abt 1881) #18 Joseph Reigate, Sarah Elizabeth Streeter (my greatgrand parents) 1881 Census Joseph REIGATE Head Male 27 Croydon, Surrey, England Brick Layer Lab Sarah E. REIGATE Wife M Female 22 Croydon, Surrey, England George H. REIGATE Son Male 3 Croydon, Surrey, England Joseph REIGATE Son Male 1 Croydon, Surrey, England #11 Joseph Reigate, Rhoda Jupp (parents of Joseph at #13) from the 1881 Census Joseph REIGATE Head M Male 63 Croydon, Surrey, England Carman Rhoda REIGATE Wife M Female 52 Chelsham, Surrey, England Laundress Charles REIGATE Son U Male 21 Croydon, Surrey, England Mechanics Lab Mary REIGATE Daur U Female 19 Croydon, Surrey, England Laundress George REIGATE Son Male 13 Croydon, Surrey, England Scholar Harry REIGATE Son Male 10 Croydon, Surrey, England Scholar Frederick REIGATE Son Male 6 Croydon, Surrey, England Scholar In the 1901 census of England Rhoda's sons Harry and Frederick, and her son-in-law Charles Bicker and his children Charles and Minnie were all living in a 4 room house at #11 Stroud Green Road, Shirley, Croydon, England.
red mail Trying to find, Mitchell
Anybody who knew Daisy Violet Mitchell from South Croydon, Waddon area. She passed away recently at the age of 92.
red mail Walter Edward Abraham
Looking for anybody who might have known or have relatives or friends who might have known Walter Edward Abraham. He lived in the Croydon/Mitcham area in the 1920s-1940s. He was in the RNAS in the First World War and later worked for the firm of Ebbutts, funeral directors, in Croydon. Would particularly like to hear from anyone who might have had relatives in the RNAS who might have known him.
red mail Harry Rivers
Harry Rivers Iram was born on 30 Oct 1846 in Croydon, England. Before 1873 he was a merchant seaman. The story has been told in the family that as a British merchant seaman, Harry Rivers got into a disagreement at sea with one of the officers and "jumped ship." It is believed he simply ran away when the ship docked in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and never returned, but no specific details have been found. Before 1890 he was railroad man with the Western Counties Railroad in Nova Scotia, Canada. While serving as a brakeman near Lake Jessie, he was badly injured trying to couple a locomotive to a train of flat cars. He was jammed between the tender and front car. He was taken to his residence nearWhitehouse's Corner, and the engine returned to Yarmouth for medical assistance for him. The services of Dr. J. L. R. Webster were engaged, and he was attended to. He recovered very slowly from the injury, but never fully regained his health. He later filled the position as station agent at Brazil Lake for a period of time. He died on 30 Aug 1890 in Annapolis, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada. His place of death has also been shown as Annapolis Royal, also in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. He was buried after 30 Aug 1890 in South Ohio Hillside Cemetery, South Ohio, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was also known as Harry Rivers Iram or Henry Rivers Iram. Around 1873, following his untimely departure from a British merchant vessel, he changed his name to avoid being returned to his ship and likely prosecurtion. It was at this time that he changed his name to Harry Rivers Iram, though some sources show his first name as Henry. It is thought he picked out his new name from the Bible, by opening it and pointing to a verse where the Bible opened. It was Genesis 36:43, and referred to the clans of Edom, one of which was Iram. Spouse: Marian Axele (Mary) Cann. Harry Rivers Iram and Marian Axele (Mary) Cann were married on 19 Oct 1874 in Deerfield Baptist Church, Deerfield, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were married by Rev. Jason A. Stubbert. Children were: Henry Charles Iram, Cynthia Iram, Adelbert Rivers Iram, Jennie Mae Iram, Nellie Iram, Marion Iram, Frank Stanley Iram, Elma Lillian Iram.
red mail Savage John joseph marcus
Looking for information on John Joseph Marcus Savage who came to United States of America sometime between 1852 to 1880 and died in Chicago Ill about 1923. He lived in Rome Georgia and married Florence Conner in 1886. The had two daughters. Florence died in 1886 in Chicago. He remarried but don't know when or to whom.
Edith Susan Berners
Born 1883 Wandsworth and married 1906 Croydon. Does anyone please have any information regarding Edith or her family. Thank you
red mail Alford - seeking details
Seeking details on my gfather Albert Harold ALFORD - b: 1881 Croydon, Surrey - father Albert ALFORD, mother Clara HARPER - moved to Canada early 1900s - looking for any details including siblings, dates, etc.
red mail Reynolds William Francis
My father died in 1943 at Bolingbroke Hospital, Battersea, he lived at 22 lennard Road Croydon. Can you help with tracing brothers Frank and Jack's family
red mail MAYNE
Seeking information and descendants of HENRY CHARLES MAYNE and his wife AGNES. He was born in Islington and died aged 88 in 1954. He lived at 83 Stanley Road Croydon. I would also be interested to know where he was buried or where the nearest cemetery/crematorium/church burial ground is situated. They had a son Harry and daughters Kathleen Nellie and Doris.
red mail Roote
Frederick Roote 1823-1878.born in London married Sarah ? born 1828 (possibly Uxbridge) their son Walter James born 1849(st martin in the fields)Walter lived in croyden at time of 1891 census. married Charlotte 1875.anyone have any information on these people please?
red mail barnardos
my grandad was put into a barnardos home in croydon at an early age.he was born in 1889 and taken there soon after also taken to canada by the home but returned to england and married in1918 to annie banger spent most of his later years in croydon working for charringtons brewery any help please!!!
red mail Sarah Curtis's family
Does anyone have information on Mrs Sarah Curtis' daughters Charlotte b. 1864 and Bella Alice b. 1869 or Sarah's husband who was the brother or son of Reverend Charles Curtis? Bella married in 1893. Also looking for Mrs Mary Adelaide Walker, the reverend's sister.
red mail Henry D LUKE
Henry LUKE born 1862 married Harriet adopted Henrietta LAW my grandmother. Any info on the Lukes or Laws in Croydon or Thornton Heath area appreciated
red mail wiford road, gloucester road, pawsons road
I am interested in knowing about the families that lived around queens park cemetry area and not confined to these streets. it appears that many had gypsy/traveller/hawker origins and tended to marry within these families. particularly Dale, Parker, Rhodes, White also trying to find Gadd.
red mail lock family
we have many linked in families of the desendants of richard lock born abt 1762 and married to hannah e. this history is completed with all children through to 1875 or so. other messages include robert to margaret bashford, john to hannah woodgate
red mail Fillingham Young families
I am looking for fathers side William fillingham from kent and croydon born about 1820, also looking for mothers side hubert Frank Young from croydon born about 1892, i have a lot of info but would be willing to share what i have,
red mail saunders
Arthur T J Saunder Married in West Thampnett in about 1920 to a Miss Fisher, Had a son Leonard in 1926. Eldest son was Fred (born 1921) and a daughter Kathleen born in 1923. Any information please
red mail Hart Croydon
William and Elizabeth Mary HART (nee BOWDEN) married in 1898. They had 10 children Alice (Queenie), Frank, Rose, Winifred, Gladys, Dora, John (Jack), Doris, William Jnr and Kathleen all born between 1899 and 1919. Any information on William and Elizabeth their parents or children gratefully appreciated.
red mail WARREN
Seeking information on the WARREN family , James WARREN born abt 1844 in the Croydon area. Immigrated to Australia and married a Lydia Malone 1871 NSW.Any help would be greatfull.regards
My G-G Grandfather William Saunders was b1818 in Croydon and became a bootmaker. He was the son of Samuel Saunders. On May 28 1849 William married Elizabeth Bundey b1828 from Salisbury. They had Fanny Saunders b1850 Salisbury, Jane b1853 Holburn, Thomas b1856 Windsor, Henry b1858 Windsor, and Frank b1864 Windsor. Frank married Louise Rose Goom in 1895. 'Rose' Goom was the product of Thomas Goom and Elizabeth Elies? Frank and Rose Saunders had Rose Saunders b1898, Emm b1900, Edith b1901 and Frank b1902. Various marriages then produced Cobb, Pool, Harris, Fernley, Hastings and yet more Saunders. Any further information on any aspect of these people would be greatly appreciated, and reciprocated.
red mail Albert Ratcliffe
Albert John Ratcliffe married Jessie Janet McNaught in March 1883 in Croydon. They had three children, one being Jessie Florence Ratcliffe, b.1886 in Marylebone. Jessie Ratcliffe was my grandmother, marrying Taylor Collen King in 1906. I never met either of my grandparents, the story has it that they separated after the 1914-18 war. Would like to find out what happened to Jessie Florence King (nee Ratcliffe)
kearn valerie kearn william
i am the daughter of william kearn born in croydon on 15.07.12 ,his other daughter Valerie was born in june 1945 in CroydonI.I would like to trace grandfather was born in croydon on 4TH .9 I885 ,his name was W.G Kearn my grandmother Edith A. Stevens was born in Addiscombe on 2nd june 1884 if anyone knows informations please get in touch Iwould really like to find informations about my sister valerie Kearn born in Croydon in 1945 Thank you
red mail Lovett (George and Clotilde) 1827
Does anyone know this family? Any help would be appreciated. George and Clotilde (b. France about 1800) Lovett lived in or around Croydon in 1827, as their daughter Clotilde was born and died there (christened 27 Oct 1827, died 2 Nov 1827. Other children John and Adelaide were born in Frithsden in 1831 & 33. Clotilde's name was spelled Clotilda in 1851 census, and in other places it is spelled Clothida and Clothilde. Adelaide married Stephen W Wood.
red mail Derry family in Croydon
Looking for Mrfyn Derry, b.1932 in Croydon, his father was Jack Derry from Cwmcarn, Wales. He is my father's cousin. Any info appreciated.
FOOT, Alfred Forbes
Looking for information about Alfred Forbes FOOT who was my great grandfather. He was born in Croydon and married Harriett Eliza Rose MASON in Croydon in 1899. They had three children, Frederick Forbes FOOT, Beda Forbes Foot and Alfred Forbes FOOT. Alfred Snr disappeared about 1912 and there is no trace of him, not even a death. He had links with Sweden but we know nothing about this. I believe he was living in Croydon when he disappeared.
red mail Bunyer/Meager
Looking for ancestry of Benjamin Bunyer who married Frances Meager of Croydon in 1801 in St. Andrew Holborn.
red mail Update on Cox , Holloway posting
Johns fathers name was William Henry George Cox , mothers name was Agnes Alice May Cox formerly Brewer , occupation and residence of father was General Labourer, 148 Birchanger road South Norwood Croydon , this info is from his entry of birth dated 1937 , if you have any info please get in touch.
red mail Cox & Holloway info required
Looking for info on the cox family and Holloway family. John Cox born 29/12/1936 had four sisters Cathleen, May, Ivy & Joyce (ivy & Joyce were placed into barnodos), he may have had two brothers Denis & Frank. We dont know what happend to Cathleen or the two brothers. Mothers maiden name was Brewer who was Canadian Indain. Later May might of married a spencer from or in New Addington. John was adopted on 10/01/1947 by the Holloways, a large family, the father being Albert Edward. At this point john took on the middle name of Ernest. If you think you may have any info on members of these two families, however small please get in touch.
red mail Reigate family
I am looking for the descendants of the Reigate family that lived in Stroud Green Road, Shirley in the late 1800s early 1900s
red mail Munday
I am looking for the family Munday. I only have a initial (A) This lady is either sister to my great grandmother Eleanor Jane Robinson 'nee Munday of Portsmouth ( and later when married West Hyde Hert.),or sister-in-law. She lived at 4 Whitgift College North End Croydon in November of 1910.
red mail Bales family in Croydon
I am trying to find information about my Gt. Gt. Grandparents FREDERICK and AGNES BALES. Frederick died 30th Sept. 1934 at the time they lived Elmwood Road, Croydon. Agnes died 1936 Lambeth. They had 3 children: DOROTHY FLORENCE b. July 1894 m. ALFRED JONES 1917 ALFRED WILLIAM b. 1896 BERTHA CONSTANCE b. 1898 m. ALBERT BENJAMIN CHURCH 1917 ANY INFORMATION NO MATTER HOW SMALL WOULD BE OF GREAT HELP ( I have come to a stop with my family tree). Thankyou in advance.
red mail LANE, Croydon
Any information please on the family of Benjamin LANE (1840-). Benjamin married Frances Mary FORD at Tarrant Keynston, Dorset in 1866. They had 6 known children: Henry James Ford (b. Islington 1867), Ada Eliza (b. Islington 1869), Frances Mary (b. Croydon 1871, died 1874), Clara Elizabeth (b. Croydon 1873, died 1875) and twins Alfred and George (b.Croydon 1875, both died 1875 /1876). Their mother Frances died Croydon 1878. The family lived at 32 Wandle Road, Croydon (also known as Chapel Rd). After this nothing is known of the remaining family (Benjamin, Henry and Ada) with the exception of Ada who is staying / living with her Great Aunt (MITCHELL) at Witchampton, Dorset in 1881. I can find no further trace, not in GRO indexes, or 1881/1891 or 1901 census. Did they emigrate??
EMMA LETTS & CHARLES RHODES; CHARLES LETTS & ADA RHODES: Emma Letts & Charles Letts were my husband's grandmother's siblings. Ann Mary Letts married James Chantler. Emma was born circa 1876 in Croydon, while Charles was born circa 1885. The parents of these three families were John Letts & Mary Ann Birch. I am seeking John's parents, and any possible connections to exchange information with.
red mail Fillingham
I am researching my Fillingham family from Croydon and would be pleased to exchange any information
red mail Rhodes
I am interested in hearing from anyone researching the Rhodes family from Croydon
red mail stationmaster croydon - croxson
looking for a photo of my greatgreatgreat grandfather Samuel CROXSON - in 1891 census occupation stationmaster and living in Croydon - would love to find a photo of him - any help gratefully received
red mail Lock families of Croydon
I am seeking information on John Lock who married Hannah Woodgate around Jan 1812. They had quite a few children... Richard b 1813, William b 1816, James b 1818, George b 1829, Robert W. born possibly 1821, Robert b 1822, Elizabeth b 1824 and Ann b 1829... It's believed there may have been 4 more children as well. I am also seeking spouses of the aforementioned people. I am happy to share what information I have that might help someone else.
red mail wareham wright
my grandads name was ernest seymour wareham and im told he came from croydon area, he married hannah wright from south sheilds and they had 3 sons roger,colin and alan and then lived in welham green from about 1969.
red mail armfields
Searching for Armfield's (George) in Croydon. May have Quaker links. Has son George who married Rachel Lane White and emigrated to Australia with first 2 children George and Thomas. Line strong in Aust.
red mail DALE/ MILES / GAD
Francis Herbert Dale d 1965 m Gladys Miles (then Gad)also d . I'm stuck here can't go any further. I must have some relatives who recognise thes names - I can't even give birth or marriage dates but they were my grandparents. Regards Yvette
James Searle, auctioneer, of Croydon. Died 20 Jul 1837, maybe born 1798. His wife was Mary Anne CHAMPNESS, m 10 Jan 1816. His children were James 1820-1890, Sarah 1821-1854, Harriet Maria 1822-1897, Elizabeth 1824, John 1825, Emma 1827-1884, William 1829 & Georgiana 1832. Sarah supposedly received an inheritance from him when she was living in Australia as Mrs Robert Birrell, but I can find no record of his will. Any information on this Searle family & the property in Croydon would be appreciated.
red mail hAYWARD
I am searching for Emma Hayward father Richard she was born c 1849, mother died during her childhood, came to Australia and married Alexander Riley in Ballarat. HELP!!!
red mail BECK
Looking for fellow researchers for Henry and Kezia BECK (nee Eldershaw). They were located in Croydon Surrey from 1840-1850
red mail Hall
Ronald Hall born croydon 9/11/1925 @ Mitcham Park .Father R.G Hall mother Dorothy Mary Spiller .My father is brother of Ronald any info ?
red mail Palmer/Coles/Beck
Looking for information on Alice Palmer and family. She was mother of Jessie and Wil of Croydon. Wil & wife Hilda had two sons, David and Norman Palmer, lived in croydon in early 1960's. Alice Palmer was Aunt to Ivy Shotter, nee Coles, my Grandmother
red mail ARTHUR, Croydon
Seeking anyone of the ARTHUR clan on 1841 or 1851 censuses, particularly David R Arthur (Clergyman), wife Martha and daughter Louisa, but any will do.
red mail gibbs /mitchell
millicent kate gibbs, lived @ tandfield rd croydon, resident between 1900 to 1963 aged 89. buried mitchem cemitery
red mail Elizabeth Mary Weston
I am looking for the parents of Elizabeth Mary Weston born in 1906 in Croydon. Can you help?
red mail Croydon
Looking for descendants of George Gunner and his Family who lived Croydon, Surrey 1870 plus

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