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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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red mail Doidge family of Devon
Looking for the Doidge family in Plymouth (Philip born c1800) plus in Chudleigh from c1840. Later some moved to Torquay and Tormoham and also London. Possible Hugenot links too.
Seeking info re EMILY LASKEY b.abt. 1856 in Devon. Parents no known. Married Edward Charles HORWELL from Cornwall. Emigrated to Australia before 1895
red mail Perrim William B. Abt 1830/32
Searching for information on G.Grandfather: William (?Alfred)PERRIM said to be born in Devonshire UK. around 1830 or 1832. HIS father also said to be William Perrim, and HIS mother Mary ?.....William (Alfred) PERRIM came to Australia, married Mary Ann Keziah Kennedy MELOY in 1868/9 Sydney, Aust. My grandfather was William Alfred PERRIM b.1876 Glebe NSW Australia....married Eliza Ellenor JOHNSON in 1906 NSW Australia.
red mail South West Family Histories / Stuart Raymond
This 128 page book attempts to list all the published family histories and pedigrees relating to families from the South West, i.e. Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire & Gloucestershire. A tremendous amount of research has been published; I have not counted the number of families mentioned, but it must be well over 2,000. Published by the Federation of Family History Societies in association with SA & MJ Raymond.
red mail Joseph Frederick Potter
Joseph was in the 1851 Census as an 8 yr old living with mother Jane and stepfather John Hodges - Census 1861 Jane and John and 2 other Hodges children however Joseph has moved on and I was informed that he had moved to Australia are you able to confirm exit from UK to Australia arrived in NZ 1860/61 but had spent time in Australia married in NZ 1877 Thank you in anticipation
red mail William Andrews Bailey/Elizabeth Ann James
I am looking for relations of William Andrews Bailey and Elizabeth Ann Bailey (nee James). Both of East Stonehouse/Devon, born 1844. They are my GG Grandparents on my father's side. In the 1881 Census, William was a mariner/Leading Stoker mechanic on the RN ship the "Fly". Elizabeth was listed as "wife" living at 8 East Street, East Stonehouse, Devon. Their children were listed as Elizabeth Ann and Rosina. Daughter Elizabeth Ann (Bailey) married John Frederick Shrimpton Farr (my G. Grandfather) in 1888. Hoping someone can help. Thanks.
red mail Leworthys of Berrynarbor, Challacombe and Barnstaple district
Have identified trail back to Thomas Leworthy b 1739 in Challacombe, who married Prudence Benham in Berrynarbor in 1767. Would appreciate any info on siblings or parents of either
red mail Cooper and Mallett family of Sticklepath Devon
Hello, I am looking for information on the Cooper marrying Cooper also Cooper marrying Mallett family of Sticklepath Devon. Any information from 1700- 1900's would be gratefully recieved.
Sarah Ann BOARD was born abt 1790 in Devon, and married (I think) into the Hooper family (also from Devon/Cornwall area). Do you know anything about her parents, or maybe her siblings, or actally the smallest piece of info would be fantastic. Thanks a lot. :-)
Leah Carslake was a Devon lass, that I think married John Newton. She was born about 1765, and spent her life in Devon. If anyone can tell me some details of her life, her kids, parents and any siblings, or just info on the Carslake family I'd be soooooooo grateful. Regards. :-)

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