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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 Long's Family Of Devon
Looking for the decendents of John, Samuel,Francis and William Long from Chawleigh DEVON Found Francis Long in 1901 living in Crediton Devon anyone know of this family.
red mail Information re William Walters
I am searching for information of family related to William Walters nickname Wally, who flew Mosquito planes during world war 2 and was at one time based at RAF Coltishall Fighter station possibly died on active service in 1944. His brother may have been a Dr.Possibly lived in Devon/Cornwall.
Looking for info on Robert and Anne Blackaller they had a son John Blackaller (born in 1799) who married Rebecca Coulter. John and Rebecca had a son, George Blackaller, they migrated to Monclova Coahuila Mexico. If you have any info on Robert and Anne Blackaller please contact me. thanks!
red mail Down William (Bill)
I am looking for the parents of William Henry Down DOB 14/11/1906, his birth was recorded at South Molton, North Devon. He married Beatrice Hagley in March 1932, they lived around Brayford North Devon. William and Beatrice live at Muxworthy Farm and Ovis, William was an agricultural labourer, they had 2 children Beatrice(Jean) and William(Bill). It is William's parents that I am looking for, they had 4 children - Percival(Percy), William(Bill), Agnes, and another daughter possibly Lizzy.
red mail tuck,pearse
tuck, pearse family i am looking for any information on thomas pearse who married anna tuck, had children lilian, sydney, irene,gertude, and gilbert,
red mail newbury/newberry
looking for information on Ella Louisa Newbury, born out of wedlock to Louisa Newbury, in teignmouth devon around 1877.Married to William Saby Knight and had 9 children in rushden northampton.
red mail Wheeler and Moule
Looking for information on the Wheelers and Moules of Stoke Demerel Devon. Charles Wheeler b1863 married Lucy Moule b1865.
red mail William Henry Hooper
William Henry Hooper was born on August 27, 1868 in Devonshire, England (according to Mount Royal Cemetery records in Montreal) and the names of his parents are unknown. WHH had stated to my father that in 1882 at the age of fourteen years, he visited his sister (name unknown) in Canada and then returned to England to complete his education. After his parents died in the 1880's, WHH moved and resided with his uncle (name unknown) in Mevagissey who operated a hotel at that time. WHH worked as a butcher in Mevagissey near the hotel. In the late 1880's, WHH immigated to Canada where he continued with his trade as a butcher. There are family tales that WHH was born with the surname, Vickers-Hooper and that when he arrived in Canada, he dropped the Vickers from his surname. The Vickers surname is believed to originate from an association with the Vickers Gin Distillery family of the time. Furthermore, there was another family tale that WHH may have been a twin, his sibling being named Sidney Newton Hooper who died at a very young age. Upon his arrival in Canada, WHH took up residence first in Oshawa, Ontario where he met his future wife, Mary Gertrude Menagh (born: August 2, 1875) and they were married in Montreal on June 10, 1896 by Rev. Donald Grant. I just located William Henry Hooper's death recording in the Hooper family bible, as follows: "William Henry Hooper died March 15, 1947 at his home 5047 Clanranald Ave, Montreal, Que. Burial March 18, 1947 at Mount Royal Cemetery. Dr. Lawrence Fisher of Queen Mary Road United Church officiated at the burial service" I am very interested in learning anything at all about my grandfather and his past and if you could assist in my endeavour, whether from your data or direct me elsewhere, I would be very much appreciated.
red mail Pugsley
Searching for birth of George Pugsley somewhere in Devon around 1838. He marrried Mary ? and had a daughter Elizabeth in Bermondsey.
red mail Dare family
I am searching for any information on the Dare family, mainly in Devon. Part of the family moved to Birmingham in c1850. Have James Dare born 1835 Sidford? Fathers name was William. Married Emma in Birmingham 1854.

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