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Broadwoodwidger Devon
BROADWOODWIDGER may be said to have the wolf at its door, for it is perched on the hill above the River Wolf and has glorious views of Dartmoor. The church, although chiefly 15th century, has tower and chancel ... more
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red mail Hissett - Broadwoodwidger
Hello, my GG Grandmother Agness Hissett was born in 1816 at Cottage on Thorn Moor, Broadwoodwidger. Her parents were Henry Hissett (b1775 at Sheepwash, Devon) and Mary (b1787 Broadwoodwidger - d1874 Lostwithiel, Cornwall) Would be delighted to hear from anyone researching or related to this family. Malcolm
red mail William Ball
Born in Marystow Devon in 1814 and married to Elizabeth ---------- from Milton Dameral Devon, born 1915. William was a Waggoner as were some of his sons.
red mail Davey- Palmer-Bassett- Bray
Most of my family on the Devon side came from the Broadwoodwidger,Virginstow and St giles in the Heath Parishes that abut each other in Devonshire. The furthest I have reached back so far are William Palmer Born in Broadwood in 1817. He had a wife called Ann from Ashbury born in 1821. John Bassett born in Tetcott in 1809 and married to Jane Titball of Tetcott born 1816. Richard Davey of St Giles in the Heath 1801.He had a wife called Mary of Boyton, Cornwall born 1802. William Bray of North Tamerton Cornwall born 1792. married to Harriett from Northlew Devonshire born 1801.
red mail Ivy House Cross School
My great grandfather William Hicks Hill was schoolmaster here at the time of the 1891 census. I'm looking for any further information about the school (or him) at this time.
red mail MARTIN Family from Broadwoodwidger
My g g Grandfather William MARTIN was born abt 1827/8 Broadwoodwidger, Devon, the son of Joseph MARTIN & Charity CROCKER who were married 1808 Ashwater. William married Mary Ann PETER/S 1851 and came to NZ 1871 with his family. Any information re any of his siblings would be appreciated, Karen
Lost Relative
Looking for any relatives of the Gould family, Rebecca,Thomas,Elizabeth STILL LIVING IN AREA.
red mail Mary Curtis, Broadwoodwidger, 1894
Searching for details of a Mary Curtis, domestic servant, who lived at 'Norton Broadwoodwidger' in 1894 and had a daughter called Lily or Lillie that year. She may later have married a William Broad, born in Lewdown, and Lily's father may have been surnamed Hill. Any clues gratefully received!!
red mail Duckpool Broadwoodwidger
I cannot find where this property was,my grandfather was born there,also his sister(1863 & 1869) One certificate has it as Duckpool,Westweekmoor, the other as Duckpool,Lower Goodacre, both Broadwoodwidger.Devon. Would be grateful for any suggestions? 1881 - they were at 'Hennard Mill, Germansweek.(Now under Roadford Lake.)....Clive,
Shopland Village Blacksmith
William Shopland was the Village blacksmith at Grinnacombe Cross Broadwoodwidger from 1821. He was followed by his son James. William was married to Judith Rich Blackmore. and son James married Mary Jane Shears 1860. One of James sons JOHN was my grandfather, who moved to Devonport and joined the Devonport Borough Police.

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