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Devon (County, DEV, England)
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County town: Exeter
Other major towns: Plymouth, Torquay
Origins of Name: District of the Dumnonii, Anglo Saxon/ Brittonic
Population 1801: 340,308
Population 1961: 823,751
Acreage: 1,671, 613
Urban Land 1961: 9%
 
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Easterbrook
During the war, my mum was evacuated to Devon where she stayed with Mary Easterbrook nee Cumings. Mary had a son called Syd who was a professional golfer. Can anyone give me further information on this family?
Posted: 2007, Member logged in: 2021
red mail Alfred Jackman & Clara Axworthy
I'm trying to find the correct families for Alfred JACKMAN born abt 1858 (HMS Ganges) father William JACKMAN deceased Labourer and Clara AXWORTHY father George AXWORTHY Wagoner born abt 1861. They were married 13 Oct 1884 at Plymouth Registry Office, Plymouth, Devon. I have their marriage cert. and want to get birth certs but can't work out who their families are.
Posted: 2013, Member logged in: 2020
red mail William SKINNER / Keziah WOOD
Looking for parents of either William, born circa 1820, and Keziah, born circa 1822 in England, probably Devon. They are my GGGrandparents and they emigrated to Montreal, Canada and married there in 1841. Any information on either family would be most welcome.
Posted: 2013, Member logged in: 2020
ANDREWS
Looking for any information about Robert Andrews b: 1846 married Johanna Heath, also His parents, believed to be William Andrews b. 1819 and Harriot nee Selley. not sure where in Devon they were from. Any info about any of These people woud be greatly appreciated. -Thanks-
Posted: 2011, Member logged in: 2020
red mail Bickford's and Cotton's
I am trying to find out more about the history of Mary Bickford's family. She was born c1782, thought to be in Devon. She married Thomas Cotton in Devon. They had at least one child - a son named Thomas Cotton born 1804 in Dawlish, Devon. I am willing to share my info.
Posted: 2007, Member logged in: 2020
red mail Lux family of Devon?
I have in my tree, a Lydia Lux. Born early 1700s, thought to be from devon. Does this ring a bell with anyone?
Posted: 2007, Member logged in: 2020
red mail Frederick
I am looking for any information on Eva Frederick my great grandmother,who married my Great Grandfather William Holman from Keberry Mill, Woolbrough, Newton Abbott in Devon.Her father was Station Master at Star Cross.The Holman family were corn and seed merchants and millers/farmers. My grandfather Frederick, married Isabelle Quarm from Kingsbridge/Dodbrook. His sisters were called Alice and Elsie and his brother Frank went to work in Insurance in South Africa. I have lots of infor on the Holman side, but non on the Frederick family. If anyone has any information I would be delighted. Thank You.
Posted: 2019
red mail GARNSWORTHY
Is there anybody researching this name ?
Posted: 2014, Member logged in: 2019
red mail PASSMORE Ernest George married Winifred Adele Toms 1896 in PAIGNTON
Ernest George PASSMORE married Winifred Adele TOMS at PAIGNTON in 1926, at that time he was employed as an auctioneers clerk. They had one daughter, Doreen (b.1927/8)but he died young. I would like more information about this family. His father was Ernest Henry who in 1926 was a miller's storeman.
Posted: 2009, Member logged in: 2019
red mail Miller families from Branscombe,Beer, Seaton,
Researching the Miller families from Branscombe, Beer, Seaton, Axminster, Honiton & Awliscombe from the 18th centaury onwards
Posted: 2018

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