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Esther Brown lived in Grittleton
Esther Brown was born in 1823, worked in the workhouse in Grittleton she is listed as an inmate but no mention of Thomas Brown, born in 1845, my great granddad. Cannot find the birth cert for Esther and I have no idea whom her parents are, any help would be most welcome. Thomas ended up in Birmingham, his son Henry born 1879 is my grandad and his son is my dad John Henry Brown born 1917 in Birmingham, my immediate family moved to Nuneaton where I was born in George Eliott Hospital in 1959 as my immediate family split up I was put into foster care and had no contact with my dad, very little with my mother, so I would really appreciate some help with tracing my roots. Thank you for your time!! Hugs!!!!!!
red mail Kington St Michael
Looking for Humphries/Humphreys and Gunning connections from the Chippenham/Kington St Michael area of Wiltshire.
red mail HOWELL, Ellen Maria, b 1886
Looking for any information on my great grandmother Ellen Maria Howell (1886-1963) of Chippenham, Wilts. She was married to William Thomas Stowe (-1914) of Trowbridge, Wilts.
red mail BUTLER & LIGHT
LOUISA BUTLER Born 1833 Didmarton, Gloucestershire and Brought up by her Aunt & Uncle of the "VICK" family. All moved to live in Chippenham, Wiltshire. LOUISA Married William Light 1856. HER parents names are not known. Any help would be much appreciated.
red mail Cooksey
Keen to locate surviving relatives of James Reginald (Jim) Cooksey, former test pilot with Gloster Aircraft Company, facilities engineer at RAF Fairford during Concorde test programme 1968-72 and chief engineer with a bath company in Cirencester 1973-78. Jim died aged 88 in Chippenham, Wilts area, registered on 7 Jan 2001. Married in 1941 to Alwyn "Cookie" Jones (died 1992) and had one son and one daughter. Trevor.
red mail Taylor
Looking for Frederick Charles Taylor, b. Chapmanslade 1889 who married Mary Jane Isaacs of Chippenham in Chippenham in 1916. They had at least three children : Freda, Alfred and Frederick, b. 1920, 1923 and 1925 respectively. Any information will be appreciated. Mike
red mail Keen/e/Merrett
Looking or Keene and Merret familys who lived in and around Chippenham 1840`s onwards
red mail Dolman/Hending Chippenham
Sarah Dolman, nee Hending died in Chippenham in 1879, interested to share information with anyone with mutual interest
red mail Pollard, Sidnell Chippenham
Searching for any information on the ancestry of William Pollard b. 1843 in Chippenham and later married Elizabeth Sidnell, daughter of James Sidnell and Mary Slade. Also of his brother Charles Brent Pollard and his descendants
red mail DUTCH
Looking for any c17-1800's DUTCH's (earlier, and later) in Chippenham, Calne or Corsham
red mail Worsley
Looking for a Bert worsley who was stationed at Chippenham Army Camp during the war in the 1930s.When the war ended he worked as a brickmaker at Devizes. He was born in Kent around 1900 and his grandmother whose name was Dorothy looked after him as his mother passed away .There was six children in his family including him.He went by the name of bert but his name could have been anything.
red mail Uncles, Isaac - Chippenham
Has anybody come across a Isaac Uncles in their ancestry search. I believe he was in Pewsham, Chippenham around the 1800s. From what I know I believe that he occupied Hardin or Hardings Farm just outside of the town. I would like to establish his spouse and their children, especially if he had a daughter named Ann Uncles, who married a Thomas Gale probably form Forest Gate/Pewsham near chippenham in about 1810, possibly using the name Ann Uncles Gale thereafter, many thanks
red mail Gale, Thomas Forest Gate 1816
Can anyone help me with researching Thomas and Ann Gale from Forest Gate near Chippenham in about 1816. They list themselves has living here on the baptism entry for Joseph Uncles Gale. Would like to trace dates for marriage and birth of both Thomas and Ann. Also any information on Forest Gate Farm from this period would be welcome. Many thanks.
BLANCHARD
Richard Blanchard and Mary Stennard (m. 1733)/ son Richard Blanchard c.1738 and Mary Self 1740 (m.1762)/son Henry Blanchard 1779 and Elizabeth Pitt (m.1802)/ son Thomas Blanchard 1811 and Ann Tipper 1811 (m.1837)/ dau. Emma Blanchard 1838 and Henry King (m. 1863).
red mail Langley Road, Chippenham
I have looked at the deeds of my house and am curious to know more about the area and people who lived here before us. The land was part of the Robert Martyn Ashe estate from Langley Burrell and sold to developers in 1935. Previous owners include Arthur Joseph Easter (1935-1946), David Robert Sutherland McColl in 1947 and Frederick Charles Boyce until 1952. His daughter then sold it to William Waldron in 1962. I would love any old photos of this, or neighbouring houses, and also to know if these houses were built for the employees of Westinghouse (as I have been told they were). Thanks for any help offered.
red mail BLANCHARD/EASTMENT
My ancestor MARY ANN BLANCHARD was born in CHIPPENHAM abt.1818.Her father JOHN BLANCHARD was a publican.(ARTHUR BLANCHARD was a publican at The Swan in 1822) She married a ROBERT EASTMENT- a teacher/farmer, probably before 1840 and moved to York.I have not been able to trace Robert in Yorkshire so he may have died early in the marriage. Can anyone help with info.?
red mail hayward,wilkins in chippenham
any info on harry r hayward born 1863c and his mother and father also wilkins martha
red mail Ford - Baker & Confectioner - Causeway Chippenham
Any info. of Frank Thomas Ford & Lucy Jane who I believe had a shop at 30 Causeway. Info taken from 1911 Census. Any info welcomed. any photos etc.,Had assistant living in so presume had a shop. Family connection to Lucy Jane (Harding maiden name).
red mail Dowding - Chippenham
Can anybody help with family history of the Dowding's living in Chippenham in the 1800's please. I am trying to search for my g/son his maternal family tree - we are unable to visit graveyards etc as we are not in England! Thank you.
red mail Cainey, Godwin
Seeking information on William Cainey and Rosina Ann Godwin, married Dec 1873 inChippenham, daughter,Lillie, born 1885 in Lavington
red mail can anyone help
Does anyone have any info on Albert Bristow born in Chippenham about 1856/7 then moved to London.
red mail Fry/Ellis/Gunter
looking for any deatils of William Fry b1785, his wife Sarah b1787 in Malmesbury, their daughter Mary Ann b1831 in Chippenham,her husband George Gunter b 1833 Cricklade, Martha and Caroline Ellis (Twins). Caroline is said to have run a post office, possibly in Aldbourne. their father Thomas (married to Harriet) was a Brewers Labourer, and my G Grandmother Martha remembered spending part of her childhood at The Crown Inn at Aldbourne.Martha marroed James Gunter, one of George and Mary Ann's children.
red mail Cook/Edwards/Butler/Doel/Pillinger
Looking for any infor on above names, in the following places Chippenham/Box/Westbury/Biddestone,(fathers side)G/G/F Benjamin Cook 1793,G/F,s names Rowland Cook d/b1893 Kington Langley, resident of Chippenham Wilts Most of his life.Married a Sheppard. G/G/M (mothers Side)Kezia Pillinger married to a James Butler ,Box and Dittridge area,Daughter Minnie, married my G/F William Edwards 1902-3 G/G/G/M Mary Doel married a James Edwards in 1811, Dilton Marsh area,Auther Cook Married Dorothy Edwards 1922, also looking for my elder brothers(William Fredrick Cook born about 1923 died 1993 ??)sons, believe there names are Roger and Raymond born in the London area ???(so they tell me ) any info on above would help, Regards Pamela
red mail SARAH TAMAR BURTON
LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION ON SARAH TAMAR BURTON B.1849 CHIPPENHAM (POSSIBLY BOWDEN HILL). DAUGHTER OF LEONARD BURTON. SHE LATER MOVED TO LONDON AND MARRIED EDWARD MOTLEY B1827. SHE DIED IN 1896 IN WEST HAM. THANKS
red mail Rawlings of Chippenham
john Rawlings (1839) married (1865) Elizabeth Hooper (1840) and had the following children: Sarah A (1866): William John (1871): Mary Jane (1873) Frederick George (1877). Any help would be appreciated
red mail Hoopers of Chippenham
Am looking for descendants of William and Jane (?) Hooper. The children i can confirm they had were Betty and Thomas (b1805). Thomas married (1830)an Ann Tanner (b1811)The children Thomas and Ann had were as follows: Jane (1831) John (1832) Mary Ann (1833) Thomas (1835): Caroline (1838) Elizabeth (1840): Eliza (1842): William (1844): Sarah (1846): Thomas (1848): Louisa (1851). Elizabeth married a John Wralings, William married an Amelia Howell and immigrated to Australia, Lousa had 3 illigitimate children and lived in Chippenham poor house before marrying a Robert Jenner
red mail CAN YOU HELP
I would like to know what happened to my great Aunt Louise Marie Josephe GINGELL (nee Magrez) She was injured in a motorcycle accident in Audley Rd Chippenham in 1926. Her husband Albert Henry GINGELL driver of the vehicle it crashed into a tree casuing him to suffer a fractured scull he later died from his injuries a Mrs Witts of No 52 Marshfield Road took care of Louise who suffered a fractured arm. Albert was formerly in the Royal Wilts Yeomanry and saw service overseas in the Great Was he was Batman to Major E P Awdry. after the war he continued to work for Col. Awdry as Chaufeur and Groom.. BUT what happened to WIDOW LOUISE.. Her Father Joseph Gaston Magrez in 1923 was stated as a Journalist on his daughters marriage certificate. Louise address Stocton Castle Nr. Stowgridge. Witness Alfred Joc Moores and Hannah Maria Moores.
red mail HUNT of Chippenham
I am researching the HUNT family of Chippenham - Brinkworth - Langly Burrell.
red mail John Gay
Looking for John Gay born c1790 in Chippenham Wilts, believed to be a whitesmith. Had at least 3 children Rebecca, Caroline and James
red mail Boulter / Swayne
I am researching the Boulter and Swayne families who lived in Chippenham and the surrounding villages. My grandfather was Leonard Boulter who was the caretaker of Monkton Hill Methodist Church from 1940 after he retired.
red mail Ann WEST
Ann WEST, milliner and dressmaker appears in 1829 directory for Chippenham - no further information about her. Can anyone help please?
red mail Carters of Chippenham
Looking for any photos, articles about Chippenham Town Silver Band post 1918 with a member by the name of Carter.
red mail CHURCH - MACKENZIE
George Church Born about 1783 in Chippenham Married Mary MacKenzie (may be McKenzie) Born about 1788 in Perth Scotland.Had son George B 1824, son John B1826, daughter Mary Ann B 1828, all in Salisbury. Looking for further information, any help appreciated. Also have much further information on Church family can share.
red mail Long
i am looking for my relatives, i belive Thomas Long lived in Chippenham his mother lived in Swindon area, they are related to Cook/Neale/Merrett family also, if anyone knows please get in touch, Thank You
red mail William Alfred Offer((1880-1935)
I would be interested to hear from anyone with connections to William Alfred Offer, what little I know of him(my grandfather) is included here. William was born in Chippenham, Wiltshire and had one brother, thought to be named Albert and two sisters who remained living in Chippenham (known to be living there in 1912). William served as a Butler/Valet with Lord Issacs in London before joining the metropolitan police force, and was stationed at Blackheath and then Sidcup. It is believed his father was also named William.
Arthur William Cottle
I am hoping to trace my uncle, Arthur William Cottle. Born c1880 Baltonsborough, Somerset. Married June 1/4 1906, Chippenham. Death registered Dec 1/4 1946, Devizes. I would be pleased to hear from anyone willing to help. Thank you.
red mail Duckett family
I am trying to trace my Mother's family. Her Mother died when she was very young, hence, I have very little to go on. I think her maiden name was Fanny (or Fay?) Duckett. My Mother was raised by an Aunt Carrie? Duckett who I belive was married to Fred Duckett. My Mother also had a cousin, Alan Duckett. Does this ring any bells with anyone? would love to hear from you if it does. Thanks, Sallie.
red mail GOUGH family Chippenham
John Gough(b 1820) married Emma Gough(b 1846) in 1866. There are two John & Emma Gough's at that time. Emma had Albert Edward(my grandfather) in 1866! then George,Clara & Ernest. John died in 1874 and Emma married Henry James King and moved to Bradford/Leeds area in Yorkshire and had 5 more children - Florence, Alice, Henry, Gertrude and Beatrice. Emma was the youngest of 10 children to Moses and Sarah nee Pullen) Gough. I know nothing about John Gough except he may have been in the Crimean War and says he was born in Langley Burrell. Anyone have any info on any of these people please??
Pound of Chippenham
Trying to connect two lots - William, wife Ann, sons inc. William and Henry, Grocers, to Harriet and Thomas of Hampton Villas, they lived so close that it seems it unlikely they are not related. Other surnames are maiden names
Wootten/Wootton
Have entered this under Chippenham as being the nearest large town but the family were mainly based at Box and Corsham. James Wootten m. Christian Vezey at Bath in 1796,that much is certain, but cannot find his birth with any certainity. No James birth at Box the nearest is 9 May 1773 at Bromham, Wilts not too far away but cannot be certain; also there appear to be two James Wootten's at the same time, one at Box one at Corsham just 4 miles away and extricating their children was difficult. The parish baptism registers for Box and Corsham both give both parents names and it appears both James Wootten's married a girl called "Christian"; that there are two families appears as both had children named George and Elizabeth. The family at Corsham began their family as the family at Box ceased their family. No trace of a second marriage of a James and Christian can be found only the ancestors of the Corsham James, these can be traced back several generations. Is anyone out there researching the Wootten's?
Cowley of Hullavington
I have put this under Chippenham as being the nearest large town. Sarah Cowley born 1801 Hullavington, d/o John Cowley & Elizabeth Crisp. Story is Sarah was the daughter of Earl Cowley of Draycott and was disinherited when she ran off to marry the Coachman losing her entitlement to Irish estates. Story comes from several different sources. Earl Cowley came from Ireland but his family name is Wellesley. Was Sarah's husband employed at Draycott as Coachman? They did run off to get married that much has been proved. If anyone has heard this story please get in touch. The Crisp family were big landowners at Hullavington and it may be them who disinherited Sarah. No records of staff at Draycott 1828 can yet be found. As Earl Cowley did not inherit Draycott until much later and as his family name is not Cowley this story has not been proved as anything other than a story, but if anyone knows anything please get in touch.
red mail Monckton Family Sussex
I am building my family tree and have discovered with help that Richard Vause Monckton and his wife Ellen Monckton and eldest son Claude Richard Monckton moved from Chippenham Wiltshire to Mayfield Sussex 1901. The eldest son Claude attended StSaviours College Ardingley in Sussex 1901. His younger sister and brother Elise Mary and Philip Vause went to live with an aunt in Sarah Kezia Mann in Gerrards Cross Buckinghamshire. If anyone has any further links or knows of children from Claude, Henry, Philip or Elise Monckton I would love to hear from you.
red mail Horner in Chippenham
Looking for a Henry Horner born 1841? in Pitton. Moved to Chippenham 1870?? Married an Elizabeth ? from Winterslow around 1866. 5 Children: Alfred, Annie, Gilbert, Henry Herbert, John.
red mail ESCOTTS IN CHIPPENHAM
Frederic Escott was born in Wood Lane, Chippenham on 2 June 1893. I would be happy to have any information about his family.
hyatt from wiltshire to australia
henry hyatt born around 1793,william richard hyatt born about 1819.also ann hyatt m jonathan brinkworth 1828 in chippenham? my grandmother was ahyatt lots came out to australia mid 1800's.lots now burried at dunally tasmania australia.looking for anylinks.
red mail Kertons of Chippenham , Wiltshire
Have located christening of my g.g.grandfather George Kerton 1813 and marriage of g.g.g.grandfather Samuel Kerton to Hester Sidnel of Langley Burrell, 1803. Samuel born c. 1779 , father possibly William. Anyone researching this line?
red mail Higgins/Cullimore/Light
Wiltshire, possibly Chippenham or surrounding areas, any info please pre or post 1730
red mail HUNTS OF CHIPPENHAM
When researching family tree, my sister and I wrote to local newspaper in Chippenham and had a reply from a Mrs. May Hunt. This is going back to 1991 and she wasquite elderly then. She lived with her daughter, but I cannot recall the daughters name.
red mail WILLIAM SMITH FRY
Looking for connections to William Smith Fry m. Annie Gyngell 3(?)daughters and sons Sidney & Wiliam Henry (my g. father)
red mail Hunt's Of Chippenham
Hi I'm interested in the hunt family. I have a list of name's from Robert Hunt 1766 to verious descendants of 1901.
red mail Re Literary Institution
From Cassells Gazetteer c1896 Chippenham : 1891 Population : 4,618 - The Chippenham Institute of 1889 is occupied by the Literary & Scientific Institution and a Government School of Art.
red mail Turnpikes In Chippenham 1733
From Calendar of Treasury Books 15 1733/02/06 Order to Mr Paxton to prosecute Isaac Smith,John Harding and Stephen Crow,colliers,now in Salisbury gaol for destroying the turnpikes in Chippenham, and alsoto prefer a bill of indictment against several others concerned in the said fact. Treasury Minute Book XXVII p184
red mail Wood's Of Chippenham
Searching for any links to the WOOD's of Chippenham. I believe there are also strong links with Bristol and Bath.
Downham - Chippenham
John Downham married Rebecca Angel on 25th December,1807. They had at least two children Mary Ann (b. 1809) and John (b. 1812). Any information on Mary Ann or any other children this couple had.
Downham - Chippenham, Wilts
Charles Downham and his wife Louisa Flukes had eight children: Ellen Louise, John(Charles), William, Matilda Lavinia, Agnes, Frederick, Frank Edward and Clara Emma. I have quite a bit of info on John (Charles), Agnes and Clara Emma and who MatilidaLavinia married but information on the other children would be greatly appreciated.


 
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