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Bere Ferrers Devon
Attractively set on the Tavy estuary, Bere Ferrers looks across the water to lovely woods. Its chief attraction is by the river, a 14th century church with one great treasure and much of interest and beauty. On... more
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red mail Catherine Powning
I am looking for Catherine Powning born around 1784-1788 in Bere Ferrers, she married Peter Reddicliffe in 1802 in Mary Tavy. I am unable to find any of her family, parents, siblings-is anyone able to help me please?
red mail Newcombe
I am trying to trace a Margaret Newcombe (may also have been called Margery or Ann) who was born about 1795 in "Beer" - probably Beer Ferris/Bere Ferrers. I have not found her marriage to Robert Brighton of BF (1801) but Newcombe is the name given on the certificate of her youngest child, Hannah.
red mail Thomas Lipson
Looking for information on the family of Thomas Lipson b.c1761 Bere Ferres and Sarah Williams b.c1771 married 1790. Children Richard c1794; Sarah 1799 md George HANCOCK b.1803; Anne b.c1804 and Maria b.c1807. I don't think Richard, Anne of Maria ever married. I believe Thomas's father was also Thomas. The family lived at Leigh Farm, Bere Ferres, Devon. I would love to find any information on the ancestors of Thomas.
red mail Harvey
Looking to learn more of a Samuel Harvey, who may have married Mary Williams or then again not; and might be the father of a daughter, Maria. Maria born c. 1810. Samuel was the first name given on daughters death certificate for name of father- the rest is hard to read: Harvey was a middle name given to daughter Maria's thought I would check it out! thanks
red mail Williams:
On a baptismal entry, mother was listed as Mary or Maria Williams, mother of Maria, born c.1810. I am looking to obtain Maria's fathers name; it is thought to be Samuel, with a possible middle initial of "C" and possibly last name of Harvey. Looking to determine if parents married; or validate these long family lore rumors. Have document with incomplete information on Maria(dau.)death certificate USA; looking to get her father and mother's names correctly- and if other siblings came of this union. Maria (dau) did marry and have children all at church in Bere Ferreres. thanks for any assistance
red mail Langman family
Looking to make sibling connections (descendants) of John Langman, born 1802 in Devon. Mother was Lydia, father NIcholas. Looking to obtain his actual date of death, and confirm his burial- ie is he in a family plot. family also had relations to cornwall farm. he died in the 1830's. married twice.
red mail Brightons
I am looking for information about the Brightons of Bere Ferrers (1800-). They came originally from the Norwich area of Norfolk. They were mainly market gardeners I believe.
red mail Lane & Geach Family
Searching for decendents of James LANE & Maria GEACH married 1837 St Dominick, Cornwall and had issue Maria, James, Sarah Jane, Samuel Geach, Elizabeth Ann, William John Geach, Josiah and Emma/Thomasine between 1837 and 1854. All born Bere Ferrers and Warequay. Some family members still in the area in 1901 census - Sarah Jane mar. Pritchard and Thomasine Lane were living there in 1901. Sarah possibly running a Grocery Store.
searching for any info regarding John & Charlotte(milford)GLOYN. jOHN was a miner, had 4 children, Robert William, Sarah Jane, Ann J, Mary E. Born here between 1854-1864. They were membersof the B/alston Independent cong church. THANKYOU. Cathryn R
red mail Toll Family
I have researched the TOLL family of Bere Ferrers as part of my One-Name Study.

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