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walter taylor
My Grandfather Arthur Bryan Roberts was born to a Mary Ann Roberts 1895 no father shown. Mary Ann Married Walter Taylor and they had the following children Kate 1902 Lilian Louie 1904 Walter Norman 1908 and Phylis Ida 1910. I have a number of my gran's photographs and I am trying to match them up to people that I have found. Are there any relatives of the above out there that could help with this task
Roberts Family
My Great Great Great Grandfather William Roberts married a Sarah Walker in 1862 they were both nailers and lived in the Boro (where was the boro) in Halesowen. On the marriage certificate the father for William is shown as John Roberts a Carpenter. Sarah had no entry for father. One of the witnesses was a Elizabeth Hackett, was she a relative, Any information on the fathers of the couple and Elizabeth, also any information on Sarah herself.
red mail Elizabeth Taylor
Trying to find out about Elizabeth Taylor nee Davis born 1829 Rhuddlen Flintshire Wales on the 1861 she is married {1856 at St. thomas Dudley} to Joseph {Josiah }Taylor in Halesowen in the 1881 she is in Prison in Woking Surrey ending her live in the Asylum in Woking Surrey after 1891 . She must of been convicted between 1861 and 1871 because Joseph (Josiah } has another wife? on the 1871 census in Halesowen Havent found her on the 1871 census . What was she sent to prison for ?
red mail pearson families
I would like any information on Pearson families of Halesowen who moved to the following places Rowley Regis Tipton Nantwich
Bell, Heskey
I am searching for information on John Bell, cordwainer/shoemaker, born Halesowen around 1825, married Maria(?), daughter Hannah born 1855. Hannah married William Heskey.
red mail John James - Romsley, Halesowen
John James was christened in April 1826 at St Kenelms church. I'm trying to find more details of his father, whose name was also John James and is listed on the 1841 Census as an Agricultural Labourer. He was born in the same county as the Census was taken but I can't find his birth. He was born approximately 1787 and married a Sarah. Can anyone help me find his birth and the names of his parents, please? Also, can anyone help me find the deaths of three of his daughters, Charlotte, Mary and Ann?
red mail Laytons of Halesowen
I am looking for info on William Layton 1814 m Phoebe Hadley, I would like to get his parents and siblings.
red mail SILAS JAMES
Trying to find details of a Silas and Ivy James who used to live on the Hagley Road just across from the Bee Hive Public House in lower Hasbury (Halesowen) Silas was known for his interest in the life after and would often have family members to gather and try and contact those departed this life. This was around the early 50's and if im correct they were related to the Hadleys who were care takers of the Borough Hall in Hlesowen.
red mail Hadley
I am trying to find information on my Grandfather George Cyril Hadley who was the caretaker of Halesowen Borough Hall in the late 1950's. He had a daughter Pearl and sons Peter, Ivan, Gordon, Raymond, Rowland. Many of the Hadleys left to work in the new corby steel works. My father Ivan Eric Hadley was born in the white cottages over the road from the Fox Hunt pub, the family then moved to Albert Road in Hasbury. Can anyone help me please.
red mail DURN/DEARN/DUREN and Variants
I am researching the above names and variants in the Halesowen and Aston and Birmingham areas,also interested to hear if anyone else has come across a place called Rats Castle Beech Lane Worley
red mail Heacock/Haycock/Haywood/Dovey
I have all of these families on my tree in the 1600 and 1700's. Phoebe Heacock, born in 1772 in Halesowen, was a nailer. She was the daughter of John Haycock and Sarah Dovey and she married Benjamin Cox in Rowley Regis in 1797. Would be pleased to correspond and share information regarding these families.
Nailer families of Warley and Halesowen
Trying to trace the parents of Joseph Moreton married to a Maria Moreton(nee Dearn) about 1825. Their children were Emma, Eliza, Priscilla, Rebecca and Caroline. The family were all nailers in the Bristnall Fields area, Warley.
red mail William and Phebe Price of Hasbury
William and Phebe Price had two children Mary and Joseph in Halesowen in 1785 . I am trying to find a link to William (A weaver of Cwmyoy) and Phebe Prosser who were married in Grosmont on 17 February 1767. It is possible William and Phebe made slow progress between Grosmont and Halesowen in the intervening years living in one or two other locations in Herefordshire and/or Worcestershire. Any clues gratefully accepted.
red mail The Shenstone family
Looking for forbears of Roger and Joan Shenston whose son John was born 19 Dec 1659. John married Alice ? whose son John was baptised at Cradley in 1699.Thomas son of John and Anne of Warley/Salop was baptised 1741 (Shenstone now has an "e") All these are taken from entries in the parish records of Halesowen. Can you add any more information please or are you researching the same family?
red mail Parkes of Halesowen
I descend from John Parkes, convict who was shipped to Australia and there founded Parkestown (modern Earlwood, NSW). I have his pedigree in Halesowen back to William Parkes (b. abt 1662) who md. Anne Davies. Would like to correspond with anyone having information on this family.
Halesowen, Newcastle upon Tyne, Barrow in Furness, lincolnshire
many of my ancestors came from Halesowen, family names include Bayliss (Baylis), Williams Roberts, Hancock and Salt. William Williams married Sarah Bayliss in 1864. They later moved to Barrow in Furness. Their daughter, Sarah married Daniel Robertson in 1890.He came from Greenock in Renfrewshire, scotland. They eventually settled in Newcastle Upon Tyne, and had thirteen children. One of their daughters, Elizabeth married my Grandad James Johnson. They settled in his home county of Lincolnshire. I would love to hear from anyone who may be connected.
red mail Charles Homes, Halesowen
I am looking for any information on Charles Homes, Old School Lane, Halesowen. I am particularly interested in anything related to the Animal Trap making/retail industry, or any related documents or materials pertaining to the same.
red mail SPENCER
Does anyone have any information about Dr Benjamin Spencer who came from Halesowen and was involved in the Birmingham Riots?
red mail Hadley
Looking for information on parents of Emma Hadley, christened Halesowen 1821. Believe her father was Edward and mother Emma.
red mail Basterfields of Hasbury, Bricklayers
Would like to share information on Basterfields in Hasbury. Most of my Basterfields left Halesowen in 1870/ 1880 - for Middlesbrough, Barrow in Furness, Preston and Ohio
red mail saunders wendy
Does anybody remember wendy saunders who used to live in kent road also near compton road please contact Algee
red mail Sanders 1794 - Halesowen
Thomas Sanders, born 1794 Halesowen. I am looking for any information on the Sanders family originating in Halesowen, Worcestershire. Many thanks, Wendy
red mail EVANS Herbert George
Looking for information and descendants of Herbert George Evans. He married Beatrice Sophia Williams in Halesowen in 1904 and was a baker in Hagley Street.
red mail Basterfield - Halesowen
I am researching the Basterfield family name in Halesowen. If you have any Basterfield's in your family tree please contact me and I will exchange any information I have.
red mail Smart of Halesowen
My great grandmother was Frances Smart b 1858. her parents were Robert b 1815 a cattle dealer and Mary Hodgetts. I do have some info on earlier Smarts but welcome contact with those with a similar interest in earlier Smarts from this area.
red mail ATTWOOD . of Halesowen & Dudley
help have hit a brick wall, need to fill in some pretty big gaps to allow me to continue family tree beyond 1500. looking for the father of RICHARD ATTWOOD b 1500 in Austcliffe (village no longer ) m in 1532 to a MRS RICHARD ATTWOOD b 1504. son George b 1533 moved to DUDLEY married ELIZABETH ??? 1538 Son GEORGE b 1566 married MRS GEORGE ATTWOOD? 1599. son EDWARD B 1600 married ANNE MASON b 1630 from 'THE FURNACE'?? HALESOWEN. ANY HELP GRATEFULLY RECEIVED THANK YOU.
red mail BELL,,, BARNES
red mail Blackheath Worcestershire
Does any body remeber Alan Shilvock orIan Cooper Ken Darby contact Algee
red mail quarry lane hasbury
Anybody Know The SHILVOCKs 1907 to 1968 algee
red mail Samuel and Maria Lee
I am looking for any information on the Lee Family, Samuel Lee born in Halesowen and Maria, believed to have been born in Rowley Regis both about 1805. 1841 Census places them in Halesowen with 4 Children Eliza, Jane, Joseph and Nathaniel. I am keen to find out more about their marriage, as I can only find a marriage in 1846 after all the children were born.
red mail EVANS Herbert George
Looking for information about Herbert Evans who in 1901 was boarding with a Williams family in Hagley Street, Halesowen. Herbert was a baker originally born in Kington Herefordshire. Any information helpful
Joseph Smart
Born 1820, 1881 census shows that he was residing at Roses Bank Little Cornbow Halesowen, information sought as to his parents etc.
Hasbury Quarry
I am seeking information regarding ancestors of William Price who worked this quarry ,he was born about 1823, and lived at hagley road Hasbury ,the family originaly moved to this area from Monmouthshire
red mail woodward
Am trying to find Joseph Woodward, born c.1862 in Halesowen. Was married to Emily Cutler in St Giles' CHurch, Rowley and had several children. On marriage cert his father is listed as William Adams; I cannot find Joseph on 1881,1871 census and wonder if anyone else has come up against this?
red mail Ward Family
I am searching for any connections to Mary and Henry Ward who lived at Birmingham Street Halesowen in 1881, also I am researching the Cunningham family who run the kings arms in bloxwich in 1881 and lived in Wolverhampton and Dudley at other times. Also tracing Whittaker from hop yard lane in Gornal.
baptism Oct 8,1815
Ann Priest, first daughter for Noah and Prudence, first grandchild for Thomas and Hannah Priest. Her parents emigrated to Nova Scotia circa 1832. She married William Murrall/Morrall/Morrill in N.S. in 1838. I am now tracking the Murrall side???
red mail William Robinson
Had Butchers shop in Peckingham St and/or Hagley St, Halesowen. Any info on the shop or William & his family. Believed to be married twice 1st wife Hannah?, 2nd wife Emma Dunning. At some point after the 1881 census William & Emma moved to Tunstall, Stoke on Trent.
Hackett (william)
I am looking for any information on my GGGgrandfather William Hackett born about 1793 Halesowen,married Elizabeth (Betty) Rudge at St martin's Birmingham in 1 August 1813. They had 8 children, Thomas,William,John, Sarah,Henry...this is my linage,James,Betty,Mary. Any information as to William Hackett would be so welcome.
red mail Southwick, Davenhill, Harris, Palmer, Butler
I'm trying to find out about the following: John (b.1708) and Mary (nee Harris) Southwick. John's parents were William (b.1678) and Mary (nee Butler) Southwick. Mary's parents were Joseph and Elizabeth Harris. John and Mary Southwick's son John Southwick (b.1738) married Grace Davenhill in 1761. Grace's parents were Richard and Elizabeth (nee Palmer) Davenhill.
red mail Rudge Family
Researching the Rudge family in the Halesowen/Oldswinford area. If anyone is connected please get in touch.
red mail William Dingley, Long Lane,
Looking for information on my 3 x great grandparents, William DINGLEY and Rebecca HADLEY. William appears to have been born in Halesowen, about 1806. He is on the 1841 census, Long Lane, aged 35, Nailer but I'm assuming he died before the next census, as Rebecca is listed as a widow, with 7 children, Enoch, John, Ira, Eliza, George, Rebecca and Samuel. Samuel the youngest, is 4 months old on the 1851 census. Ira is my 2 x great grandfather (who was also born in Halesowen and I know quite a lot about him...) but I would apprieciate any help at all with his parents and siblings.
red mail Aubrey
William AUBREY born 1859 moved to Cannock area c 1880.Parents John Aubrey & Catherine (Fitzgerald). If you are connected, please get in touch.

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