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Cornwall (County, CON, England)
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County town: Truro, (was Bodmin)
Other major towns: Camborne, Redruth, St Austell. Penzance
Origins of Name: The Welsh in Cornavia , Anglo Saxon/ Brittonic
Population 1801: 192,281
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POLLARD
Needing information on Grace Hannah POLLARD. Born 5 Oct 1806 in Gwinear, Maker, married William Hall CREBER 28 Aug 1820 Maker. died about March 1868. Wanting info regarding the area during those years as pertains to this couple. They apparently moved to Kent around 1830, but had spent 1828-1833 (aprox)in Pembrookshire, Wales. I have 11 children born to this couple including my G Grandmother Ann Quinn CREBER (1838-1905) William was a shipwright - was this the reason they moved to the London area?
Posted: 2021
red mail John JOHNS
Searching for my Great Great Grandfather John JOHNS. He was born 7 Aug 1836 in Cornwall and died 24 Jan 1916 in South Australia, Australia. His wife (cannot verify they married) was Hannah Maria McMAHON born c.1838 in County Wicklow Ireland, she died 21 Aug 1930 in Broken Hill, NSW, Australia. They lived in Moonta, South Australia and Broken Hill, NSW, Australia - I believe her father was William McMAHON although her surname on birth certificates varied. My Great Grandmother Ellen JOHNS was on of their children. I cannot find anything about John JOHNS and would appreciate any information and also anything on Hannah Maria. Thanking you in advance, Sharon.
Posted: 2021
red mail The Rouffignac family. HUGUENOTS.
Looking for any Ancestors of this family. My 5 x Great Grandfather was William Roufignac Midshipman born in 1729 Croyden. The family where French Huguenots who fleed from France. This is a long lineage , but i am always looking for new Ancestors. Thank you.
Posted: 2019, Member logged in: 2021
red mail The James Family/fisher folk. Newlyn.
I am an Ancestor to Henry James born 1848 in Newlyn. Henry was a fisherman/Lay Preacher for the fishing community in Newlyn. He married Catherine James. I have traced this lineage and found a Cousin in California , but would love to contact any other James Clan for exchange info. Thanks. wendy
Posted: 2019, Member logged in: 2021
red mail THORNTON STANLEY FRANKS/CAMPBELL
any body know this name seems like my grandmother MARGARET SMITH B 1857 had strong connections with him. there was a child i think called HERBERT SMITH b 1885 , his son my father called KENNETH CAMBELL SMITH story goes the name CAMBELL is a family name ? Also told THORNTON STANLEY FRANKS was 2nd lieutenant Royal surrey regiment HE Went to Cambridge university as did HERBERT SMITH ! ALSO....some connection with NEWTON ABBOT DEVON where Herbert Smith lived ? any body have perhaps the name CAMPBELL
Posted: 2019, Member logged in: 2021
MATTHEWS FAMILY
Seeking information regarding WILLIAM MATTHEWS 1819-1846 married to MARY and had 7 children. They emigrated to India where William was employed by the Hon. East India Company
Posted: 2018, Member logged in: 2021
red mail Mary Irene Armstrong
Looking to find relatives of my grandmother - Mary Irene Armstrong b 21 APR 1911 Forbes NSW Australia. I have traced her ancestry to 1400 - Sir Richard HALSE and Lady Joan WHITLEIGH of Devonshire England. Also to 1500 through Margery FOWELL b ABT 1520 Ugborough Devon d ABT 1575 Shropshire (her parents Sir Thomas Fowell of Fowlescombe Manor and Lady Marie Halse I). Also through another line of the family Mary Ann Littlewood whose mother was Elizabeth DUNGEY b 1825 St Ewe Cornwall .... I have found numerous records but any other information would be very much appreciated.
Posted: 2016, Member logged in: 2021
red mail Richard Parsons, Tremaine,
I'm hoping for some info about my Gtx4 Grandfather, Richard Parsons. He was a farmer in Tremaine in 1841 and possibly before that. I believe he married Elizabeth ?Bray, possibly in North Petherwin. Richard had a son, also Richard who was born c1806 and died at Fuges, Week St Mary on 15/11/1882 (poss 15/9/1882). The son Richard married Jane Trease at Egloskerry church on 26/4/1832. They had eleven children including Jane Trease Parsons (1834-1872), who eventually married John Gilbert on 9/11/1858 at Whitstone. Their daughter Hannah was my great-grandmother. I have come to a halt with Richard Parsons (father of Richard born c1806) and would love to hear any info anyone may have. Thank you, Sue
Posted: 2015, Member logged in: 2021
GARRETT
I am looking for inf about Hannah GARRETT, who married Thomas BASSETT, an engineer, probably about 1819 or 1820. They had five sons who were all born in the Midlands, but I think they may have moved up there from Cornwall.
Posted: 2014, Member logged in: 2021
red mail BUCKLER FAMILY
I AM DESCENDED FROM THE BUCKLER FAMILY OF CORNWALL, LATER NUNEATON I WOULD LOVE TO SHARE INFORMATION
Posted: 2011, Member logged in: 2021

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