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IAUNCESTON will seem to many the most appealing town in Cornwall, and those who try to see it in an hour or two will find it crammed with history and beauty. Here is a stately Norman castle with pile upon pile ... more
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red mail Balls of Launceston
Hi I am looking for relatives and information on Richard Ball born 1791 Launceston and his wife Agness. To date I can find five children - Richard Pedler, my line - George S - Mary and Nicholas. Is anyone a relative or does anyone have any information for your Australian cousins. Regards Sharon
red mail Florence Sandercock
My grandmother was Florence Sandercock who married my grandad Thomas David Watkins before moving to Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales.
red mail Carpenter-Rowe
Am searching for descendants of the Carpenter Rowe family of Launceston Cornwall born 1700s/1800s. A William Rowe married an Anne Carpenter and the names were joined together. They had a large family some of the names of the children were Coryndon, Anne, John, Sybil (who I believe married into the Spettigues). Coryndon Rowe became a surgeon and some of the family became mayors of Launceston. Any info greatly appreciated.
red mail Smith, Tapson, Launceston
My great-great-great-grandfather was Joseph Smith of Launceston. a grocer in the town. He was born in 1791 and in 1819 married Ann Tapson, also of Launceston. They had two children, Caroline Tapson Smith (sometimes later refered to as Catherine Tapson Smith), and Charles. Sadly Charles died as an infant, and in 1826 Ann also died at the age of 36. Joseph then disappears from all records that I can find. Any information on him woulb be welcome. I believe his father was also called Joseph, and his mother was Martha Holman, 1767-1827.
red mail Browning=2 river street=st thomas
Hullo from Aussie any living relatives John Henry Browning= connection St Thomas Church= Stone Mason=
Abraham/Abel Pethick
He married Elizabeth Ann Saundercock in 1848 in Launceston, Cornwall. Any info about his family would be appreciated. Gail
I am looking for any information regarding my Great Grandfather and Great Grandmother. Their names were JAMES & MYRIAH. Their children's names were EMILY (my maternal Grandmother - Emily Scown), her brothers and sisters names were MARTHA, ELIZABETH MARY - (known as Mill), ETHEL, JAMES, JOSEPH & ELIJAH. My Grandmother was born in Moonta, South Australia, Australia, but I understand that some of the above family sailed to Australia but once again I don't have that information.
red mail SCOWN
I am enquiring about my Great Great Great Grandparents, William and Jane SCOWN, whose son John Thomas SCOWN and his wife Susan (nee YEO) sailed from Launceston Cornwall on 28th June 1837 in the Katherine Stewart Forbes arriving in South Australia on 17th October, 1837. Any information re dates of birth, place of residence and burial place will be appreciated.
red mail William JASPER and Elizabeth CREDICOTT
Married in the Parish Church of East Stonehouse in the County of Devon. Residence at time of marriage: 46 George Street. Witness: Digory Credicott and Sarah Carwithen. Returned to Launceston after marriage and had 9 children.
Jasper / Venner / Dawie
Looking for information on any of these families around 1890 -1900 in this area
red mail Suan Yeo - 1807 - Launceston, Cornwall, England
Looking for a Susan Yeo from Launceston, Cornwall, who Married a John Thomas Scown - Launceston,Cornwall, England. Has 3 Brothers - 3 Sisters. Parents are William Yeo Elizabeth. any one with this information please let me know.
red mail Lyttelton
I am trying to research my great-great grandfather on my mothers side. His name is Thomas Lyttelton born 1820 Launceston Cornwall. He married Mary Ann Dainty from Devon. I would appreciate any help in discovering any information available.
red mail DAVEY/COCK
I am looking for details of John Davey 1799 and also Catherine Davey 1802 both born Launceston. Possibly Catherine married a gentleman named COCK before marrying William Mensley in 1822. Any details of the Davey or Cock family would be gratefully received. Cheers.
red mail Dinner
John Dinner married Mary Congdon in Launceston in 1837.Their children were born in Launceston- Thomas 1840, Richard 1841, Elizabeth 1844 & John 1845. Any information on either the Congdon or Dinner families would be very welcome.Thanks
red mail evelyn hilda sandercock
trying to trace evelyn sandercock miaden name keat was married in 1935 in launceston cornwall she had two children barbara and margaret or joy she was married to edgar my grandad she has not been heard of since aroun 1941 would like any information please promised my mum before she passed away that i would try to find my gran thanks
red mail Jopes of Cornwall, early 1600s
The Visitation of Cornwall carried out in 1620 shows a pedigree of three generations beginning with Rogerus Jope of Meryfeild of Stokechymsland (sic) in the county of Cornwall and ending with Johannes Jope of Meryfeild. aged 40 at the time of the Visitation. Unfortunately, no arms are depicted with this pedigree. Jope was born in Launceston about 1589, later he moved to Merifeild, Cornwall. I know there are lots of Jopes still living in the area - I am interested only in the 17th century - according to the heralds he married Mary Glanville - whose brother was MP for Liskeard in 1614. Please contact me with any further details! Many thanks.
red mail Hutchings
Have traced family back to Pascoe HUTCHINGS living in Launceston around 1760's. he was married to Elizabeth RICHARDS at St Mary Magdalene Launceston Cornwall in 1768. They had a daughter named Catherine born in 1769. Any info before this date is appreciated have lots of info for anyone from when the family moved to liverpool upto 2006
red mail Timbrelham
Timbrelham Farm, South of Launceston, was owned by the Edgcumbes in the 17th century. Please does anyone have a record of earlier occupation, or alternatively, why and when the farm was so named.
red mail HOWES
Joanna Jane HOWES is believed to have been born in Launceston in about 1835, daughter of Abraham and Ann Howes. She was married in 1865 at Limehouse, London, to George HONEY, at that time a baker in Brixton. Any information about either of these families will be very welcome
red mail Sandercock
Trying to trace Ellen Sandercock born about 1866. Her father was Thomas Henry Sandercock, he was a miner. Ellen married Thomas Branson Dec 25 1888 at Highgreen Yorks.Her birthplace was Launceston Cornwall. Any help very welcome.
red mail Bray and Martin from Launceston
I have a Mary Bray born in Launceston in about 1810, Father William, Mother Esther, who married John Martin in Launceston in 1832. Is anyone else researching this line? Thanks, Carol
red mail William French
Born about 1812 in Launceston (from Census) Father a labourer (from 2nd Marriage cert). First wife died before 1863. Looking for parents and name and details of first wife
1) looking for information on the children of (or their decendents)Benjamin Thomas Vanstone, school master (b. 1864, Plymouth ) married Mary Ann Jane Rogers (b. 1865, Eggsbuckland)in 1884. Have so far found information on: Edgar, Lily, Wilfred, Lydia, Edith, Ethel, Charles, Beatrice, Arthur.
red mail Burnard
Looking for James Burnard born about 1725 of St Stephens,By, Launceston, Cornwall, England Burial o1 Jul 1799. His wife was Loveday Burnard born about 1729 of St Stephens,By, Launceston, Cornwall, England. Their children were Roger Burnard born 31 May 1741 Launceston, Cornwall, England and Ann Burnard born 29 May 1743 Launceston, Cornwall, England. Any information would be appreciated. Sandie
Ruse Family
It appears that James Ruse, the convict sent to Austrailia, came from Launceston. If there is anyone with info about him and his ancestors, please contact me.
red mail Body + Ball
Richard Ball Married Mary (Maria) Body, on 20 December 1860, at Stoke Damerel Parish Church, Devon, England. I have information on some of their Descendants. Also one Descendant, a fellow Family History Researcher, who lives in New Zealand.
Mary Maria BODY
Looking for the date of the marriage of Mary Maria BODY & Richard BALL in the early 1830,s and the date of their first born Claude Excel Sweetman BALL Or anything else connected to them. Thanks
BALL families of Launceston
Looking for information on a thomas & Sarah Ball and there children, the first of which was born around 1834. Richard Ball being the eldest who married a Mary Maria BODY. Richard joined the Royal Navy as a young lad and look part in the Baltic War fighting the Queens enimies on the 'Lord Exmouth'. I would like to find out more abt Richard Ball ( my Great Great grandfather.)
red mail Cecil William Hare
Cecil William Hare born.june 11, 1882 Launceston-Broad Street. His father William Hare,Bank Manager, mother Marry Anne Edwards. Cecil W. Hare have three daugthers Norah, Lucy Elian in UK and travel to Peru 1922-1924. Worked for The Northen Peruvian Co. Died around 1940. He has 3 more daughters in Peru. We are looking for family ties and contact. Roberto.
red mail william doney
Looking for William Doney a Blacksmith.who was my Grandads Father.My Grandad was John Doney born 1869 cornwall.Any information would be appreciated. Two of Grandads Brothers emigrated to Australia between 1915 1930s, Brian D.
red mail Medlin Medland Derrick
Trying to trace the people who have these on their tree .Our Joseph Medlin is of the same family of Medlands.Born1802.
red mail Medlin Medland of Launceston
Joseph (b 1803 in Launceston) and Jane Green (b 1798 in Penzance)lived in 63,Princess St,Devonport in 1851,along with children:Johanna b 1832 in Truro.John b1834 in Truro.Joseph b 1839 in Falmouth.Thomas b 1842 in Devonport, and George b 1844 also Devonport.
red mail Doney, Goyin, goyen
"John Doney" and "Jane Ann Goyin" married in 1870 at Launceston Cornwall, "John" was born North hill and "Jane Ann", S.Sydenham, Devonshire. I Would like to find the parish from which they married. They had a daughterEliza Jane in 1871 in Linkinhorn, looking for the baptism (info from 1871 census) and then moved about 1875 to Co Durham, North East England. I would be gratefull for any information
Bray's Of Launceston
William Bray was listed as a Shoemaker in the 1851 Census. Would like to hear from anyone with further information of this family.
red mail Browning + Sandercock
Browning John Henry married Eliza Sandercock 1852 {son John Henry born 1861 St Thomas Launceston migrated to Australia 1883 on "Nowshera"}any living relatives Browning or Sandercock in England Cornwall Devon (St Thomas) Please
Hodge, Cecil Gregory
b. 25 Sep 1898 Launceston, Cornwall, England. M. 19 Feb 1921 to Florence May Parnell. They had 2 children,Cecilia Florence, Gerald Courtney. Florence died 1 Apr 1925. Cecil then married Winifred May Rossen abt 1925/1926, they were divorced. He then maried May Watson on 20 Feb 1941. They had 2 children, Cecil, Tony. May died 19 Jun 1959. He then married Eva Strickland in 1961/1962. He died Jun 1977.

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