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red mail Raven/Crowden marriage 1830's
Hi, I'm looking for info about the groom ? Crowden who married Emma Raven in Oakham (I think! At least their daughter Emma Crowden was born in Oakham in 1834.) in the 1830's. He is reputed in the family to have been the son of a Chief from Sierra Leone (changed his name, obviously!). Does anyone know where I could find old newspapers from that time which might have details? Many thanks for any help you can give.
Posted: 2004, Member logged in: 2020
red mail Confusion of Spouse
Can anyone solve this puzzle for me. John Barfield born c 1830 Oakham married an Eliza from Stamford, Lincs born c 1826 ( see 1851 & 1861 censuses). According to John Barfield married Eliza Lockwood Isitt in 1850 at Oakham Rutland. However the free BMD entry shows that John Barfield married Q2 1850 Oakham 15 1095 to 1 of 4, the only eliza being Eliza Stimpson. Meanwhile Q2 1850 Oakham 15 1105 records that Eliza Lockwood Isitt married 1 of 4 but no Barfield or even a John in sight. I have tried to find a connection between Isitt and Stimpson in case there had been a previous marriage but to no avail. According to famsearch Eliza Lockwood Isitt was born c 1826 Stamford. Also there is a Eliza Stimpson christened 3rd August 1828 in Stamford. Anyone throw any light on the subject? Who did John Barfield marry? Was Eliza Lockwood Isitt the same person as Eliza Stimpson Many thanks for any clarification.
Posted: 2011, Contact email reconfirmed: 2017
red mail Barnett
Seeking info on Henry Barnett born Bisbrooke Rutland, near Oakham, 1856. Emigrated to Australia on Scottish Knight 1886, married Alice Nankervis, 1887.
Posted: 2010, Contact email reconfirmed: 2016
red mail Oakham Spinning School 1797
4 Extract from an account of a spinning school at Oakham in the county of Rutland by the Earl of Winchilsea pp 042-046 dated 16th March 1797. Rules for the Spinning School at Oakham, Rutland. 1st -All inhabitants of the parish to be admitted. 2nd - No persons to receive relief from the parish upon account of their families, who refuse to send their children to the school unless they can prove, to the satisfaction of the overseers, that they can employ them to more advantage elsewhere. 3rd - They are to be instructed gratis in spinning jersey and linen and knitting, those who choose it, in reading, and those who can bring work with them, in sewing. 4th - The hours of work to be from eight to one and from two to seven; from one to two, dinner and rest. No work after dinner on Saturdays. 5th - A dinner to be provided for those, who choose to dine atthe school on the working days; for which they are to pay each six-pence per week. 6th - In case of illness, the dinner may be sent for to their homes. 7th - The portions, if the dinner is sent out, to be as...
Posted: 2003, Member logged in: 2016
red mail beaver oakham in 1575
i am doing very well with my family tree but am looking for a Thomas Beaver who lived in Oakham later moved to Langham where i do now they had a son called Matthew.Or the father of John Beaver born 1575 died 1642.
red mail Hurst Michael, Oakham
Looking for information about Michael Hurst and wife Elizabeth in Oakham, Rutland. I believe he was buried at All Saints in 1858. Also their eight children.
red mail Kemm Family
I am seeking all details of the Kemm family in Oakham up to around 1825 - but in particular I am searching for the baptism/parentage of William Kemm, born around 1816. William later lived in Paddington, Middlesex and appears in the Middlesex Censuses of the 19th century. Any leads would be really appreciated.
red mail Sharpe
Any information on the Sharpe's of Oakham, they had a shop on the high street called Sharpe Bros, they were bakers and confectioners?
red mail Hollis.
Does anyone know where the Hollis family came from? They came to Cottesmore in the 1790's or the 1800's. They have all stayed fairly local since then but I cannot find where they were before. William married Elizabeth Laxton both born in 1820 and were lodging with the Garfoots when first married. William's parents were Thomas and Elizabeth Bex from Rotherby,near Melton Mowbray,Leics- they were married in Melton. Thomas was born in Cottesmore in 1791 and he was a blacksmith and Elizabeth was a draper and she kept the shop in Cottesmore and later her daughter Harriet ran it. William and Elizabeth had several children, one was Samuel a butcher there and one was a builder said to have built Barnsdale Hall and several large houses. His two sons wanted to join him but he said he never got paid for most of these lovely houses and made the boys go into carpentry. They later started Hollis flooring in Leicester specialising in parquet floors.I think one had a second marriage to a Annie Ashby, My G Grandfather married Mary Tidd from Ashwell. Any help please!
red mail NEWTON Charles S b. 1846
Charles Stancliffe Newton b.1846 was the son of Charles Newton (1814-1897). 1871 age 25 living with parents Undergraduate 35, Princes Gate, London. 1873 age 27 6 Stanhope Place, Hyde Park, Barrister Inner Temple Later he married Harriet Ellen Keyser b. Virginia Water, Berkshire, England (after 1871 and before 1883). They had Helen Newton b.1883 and Charles Noel Newton b.1884 both born Oakham, Rutland. He was a widower by 1891. 1891 Brewer & employer 44 Catmose Cottage, Catmose St., Oakham, Rutland 1901 Brewer & employer 54 Catmose Cottage, Catmose St., Oakham, Rutland Does anyone know more?

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