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Padmore's in Worcester
I'm looking for a certain Thomas Padmore who got my paternal 3rd great grandmother, Hannah Lawrence (formerly Blount) pregnant in 1835, her husband John Lawrence only being deceased some 2 years previously. The subsequent child being illegitimate was 'adopted' by Hannah and brought up as a Lawrence, albeit in truth a Padmore. Can anyone help please? Thank you in anticipation.
Posted: 2013, Member logged in: 2021
Churches Together
Do you have any information about this group, that replaced Worcester Council of Churches in the 1980s? I am researching St Paul's Hostel Worcester history (set up by WCC) and hope someone may have some documents relating to their early years.
Posted: 2010, Member logged in: 2021
Worcester Council of Churches
I am researching the history of St Paul's Hostel for the Homeless, Worcester, which was set up by Worcester Council of Churches about thirty-three years ago. It was established following a speech made by Captain Kath Stobart of the Salvation Army to Worcester Council of Churches. She challenged the churches to address the problem of people sleeping rough around the city. As a result, St Paul's Hostel first opened its doors in the city in 1977. It's first home was in Studdert Kennedy's old vicarage, in St Paul's parish in the Blockhouse, hence the name. Shortly after that, it moved up to Tallow Hill. I wonder if any curious foxes out there could help me track down the committee minutes of Worcester Council of Churches around that time. W.C.C, an ecumenical organisation, was disbanded some time ago, and replaced by Churches Together in Worcester, which has also ceased to exist. The minutes or committee notes of that time (c. 1976-77)would give valuable information about the founding of the hostel. If I could track down the person responsible for keeping the committee notes or maybe they were passed on to someone involved with Churches Together. If anyone could help me locate these documents, I would be most grateful.
Posted: 2010, Member logged in: 2021
Noke or Nokes
My maternal family tree. Lived at 'The Pinch' Hylton Road Worcester 1890 thereabouts Joseph Josiah Noke married Clara Dayus 25 August 1890; son of Edward Noke deceased general labourer. Any help to trace back further would be appreciated
Posted: 2010, Member logged in: 2021
Job Seymour 1811
Hi, tracing the Seymours from Worcester. Job married an Emma and had a son Edmund born in 1836 and daughters Harriet and Emily J (married a "Neal). Edmund married a Mary from Church Stretton and had children William, Florence, Joseph Mary and John (1861). This John married an Elizabeth Morven from Withington, and went on to have 4 children Edith, Edward, Francis and Alfred
Posted: 2009, Member logged in: 2021
Ernest Lane worcester
I am looking for any descendants of Ernest Lane & Annie Cotterell. They married in Worcester in 1913. Annie was my grandfather's cousin, and was born in Wellington Heath in 1888. Ernest Lane was a drayman.
Posted: 2005, Member logged in: 2021
red mail Norman,Stanley and Evans
Looking for anything about Lilian J NORMAN 16th Mar 1894,married to Albert EVANS in 1933.On the 39 census her daughter Lilian May appears as LOWE but she wasn't married until 1941,and she's to old to be Alberts daughter as she was born in 1919 but I can't find an earlier marriage for Lilian J.Also on the census is a Norman Stanley William 1913,changed to Stanley William Norman.
Posted: 2019, Member logged in: 2020
Viking Ancestry via Ydna Test
Since my last entry with information regarding my Williams ancestors I have been tested by a Ydna company.I felt certain the results would show that I would be of Celtic ancestry.Surprisingly they show Norse or Viking ancestry. Please contact me if you are of Cornish ancestry and your family name is Williams for any help with Y dna research. Gerry.
Posted: 2013, Member logged in: 2020
Henry Hick Williams-Tinsmith Brazier.
Henry H Williams was my G. Grandfather.He was born in Falmouth,Cornwall.1814. His father Philip Williams died in 1817.Somehow Henry arrived in Worcester and married an Ann Williams in Claines in 1840.They had five children Thomas b.1842, Joseph,b.1845,(My Grandfather)Mary b.1848.Charles,b.1850.Harriet,b1852.Sadly Ann died ,Henry then married in 1855 Elizabeth Dawson.Four more children were Alfred b.1856,Henry b.1858,Sarah Elizabeth b.1862,and Alice b.1865. Joseph Williams married Frances Webb at Little Malvern,1871They emigrated to Brooklyn,USA,Joseph may have worked on the Brooklyn Bridge as he was also a Tinman Brazier.They had three children,John b.1874,Joseph H.and Frances Ann b1880.The family returned to England and settled in Colchester Essex,circa 1881 Two more chidren were born,Edward b.1882 (My father) and Henry Leonard b..1884 The family moved to Newcastle upon Tyne,after a severe earthquake damaged Wivenhoe and Colchester in 1884. It is possible that the family had Williams relatives in the Colchester area. I have traced the family back to the 1700's in and have established that we have Norse/Viking ancestry via Y dna testing.
Posted: 2012, Member logged in: 2020
red mail Joe Bond and son Tony
Trying to find somemore information on the Bond family for Tony's cousin, Gary Millward, as they lost contact about 40 years ago. Gary would love to get back in contact with his cousin and his family. Tony's father, Joe Bond, was born in 1911 and during the SWW was a projectionist in a cinema in Worcester. He married Margaret and later ran a contract window cleaning business with his son, Tony. Tony was born about 1940 and married Sue. They had one daughter. Pat.
Posted: 2010, Contact email reconfirmed: 2019

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