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Castle Combe Wiltshire
A very picturesque village made famous about 40 years ago when the film Dr Doolittle was filmed there.
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Charles King born c.1756 married Mary Hall born c.1747 at Castle Combe in 1779./Son - John King b.1789 married Hannah Newman born c.1788 at Castle Combe in 1819./Son - William King (b.1814) married Charlotte Gingell (b.1815) in 1836 at Walcot, Bath/ family resided Castle Combe./ Son - Henry King b.1842 married (1863 Bath) Emma Blanchard (b.1838 Chippenham) and resided Castle Combe untill a relocation to Chippenham circa 1872.
red mail snell and associated families from 1912 back
Looking for any connection to Snell, Wallop,Fry, back before 1908
red mail Brinsdon,Brunsdon
My great great grandfather John Brunsdon was born in Castle Combe in 1791 and married Elizabeth Frey (Fry) in Castle Combe 25.06.1810. I am looking for any information at all regarding either family.
red mail GAY (Weeks, Ashmead)
I have a copy of my mother's birth certificate from Castle Combe in 1920. She was named Dorothy Edna Iris GAY (married John Henry ASHMEAD). Her father was Ernest James GAY and her mother was Elizabeth Jane GAY (nee WEEKS). They lived in Colerne. I am just starting out on the family tree hunt and am a bit isolated in Australia. If anyone could point me in the right direction I would be most grateful.
I am looking for any information re George WALTER who married Honor GARLICK June 1860 at Bradford-on-Avon. George was born c 1835 and his birth place is listed on the 1861 Census as Littleton Drew, the next village. He died Sept. 1872. I suspect that he may be the younger brother of my grandmother, Louisa Jane NIPPRESS nee WALTER who came to New Zealand in 1850 taking her younger brother, George with her. He was 16 and family legend has it that he returned to England. He is missing from the 1851 Census, which would be the time that he was in New Zealand. (1841 Census for area is missing) There seem to be no records of people that returned to England in the 1850's but if it can be proved that this George had done the trip out to the Colonies and returned, it would fill a huge gap in my tree and would help two other people who are also looking for a past for the elusive George.
red mail Martha Taylor
Martha Taylor was born in Castle Combe, Wiltshire in approx 1856. She eventually emigrated to Australia. I would appreciate any information about the taylor family at Castle Combe at the time, including family history.
John Smokecombe from Lynham Wiltshire married Mary Andres in the parish church at Castle Combe in 1804. Their son John married Eliza Tapscott in Bedminster Bristol. Daughter Selena Malvina is my GtGrandmother. I would love to hear from other descendants.
Pullen family - Castle Combe
I am looking for information on the Pullen family - my grandmother was Emily Pullen born late 1880's/90's from Castle Combe. She was one of at least five children - Lena,Ella,Archie and maybe Chas. I believe their father was a stonemason in the village. Emily went into 'service' and married into the Besley family from East Hendred,Oxfordshire(then Berks).
red mail Stephen Broom 1814
We are looking for any information on Stephen Broom born castle combe in 1814 and later moved to cheltenham. We have reached a dead end and cannot trace who his parents were. Any information would be welcome.
Gardiner, Gardener Family
I'm looking for information about the Gardiner family, in particular the family of Henry Gardiner, c1685, his son John, c1707 and his daughter Ann, c1749. Ann married Robert Fry of Tormarton, Gloucestershire 9 May 1759.
Fry Family
I'm looking for any members of the Fry family living in Castle Combe from 17th century to present day.
red mail Hazell Hazle
Would like to find others doing family research for Hazell name in this area. William & Margaret Hazle had son George b Castle Combe 1819 (our line). Siblings, Mark, Eli and Miriam. Possible French and Irish descent. Anyone with a connection?
red mail King Family
Looking for details of George King (1828?)who married Jane Painter (1829?) from Horton Gloucestershire and later moved to Congresbury Somerset.
I am seeking descendants of MARY ANDRES/ANDREWS. Parents were WILLIAM & DINAH nee RIVERS. Mary was part of a large family living in ALDERTON, WILTS. Mary married JOHN SMOKCOMBE at Castle Combe church in 1804. They moved to Bristol where John was a tallow chandler, in the 1841 census they were living in Avon St, St Philips & Jacobs.They are my Gt Gt Gt Grandparents.
red mail Hiller
James Hillier from about 1811 in Castle Combe, His son henry Hillier and many siblings and children.
Pullen's In Castle Combe
I am searching for any links to the Pullen/Pullin/Pulling family from around 1680 onwards. The family starts at William Pulling and Mary who both died in the mid 1700's. Very large family with some emigrating to Australia. Have very comprehensivetree already, but any links would be welcomed.

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