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EXMOUTH. It is perhaps a thousand years since the Danes destroyed this town in the sandy mouth of the Exe, and it looks as if it might have been built up again only last century to attract the hundreds of more ... more
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Seeking information: Elizabeth Grace ACLAND (or could be ACKLAND) born circa 1824, died circa 1885. Second wife to John Henry GRACE married circa 1866 St Thomas' Exeter Devon.
Seeking information: Mary SEARLE born circa 1825, died 18 November 1864 Littleham, Exmouth. Married John Henry GRACE, St Thomas' Exeter circa 1849. Children: Frank, Eliza, Ellen, Mary Ann 'Polly', George.
GRACE William
Seeking information: William GRACE born circa early 1800s (maybe late 1700s?). Confirmed at least one son named John Henry; who married Mary SEARLE in Exmouth Devon c 1849.
Seeking information - William GRACE who fathered John GRACE who married Mary SEARLE in Exmouth, Devon. Their children are Frank 1850, Eliza 1854, Ellen 1856, Polly 1858, George 1860. George GRACE is my great Grandfather. I live in Australia. Welcome any input. Thank you.
Julia Reichel
Julia REICHEL, born Julia ASHENDEN, (1863-1951). Julia lived with her husband, Oswald, at A la Ronde, just outside Exmouth. The property is now owned by the National Trust. It is said that Julia didn't like living at A la Ronde so after Oswald's death in 1923 she had a property built just along the lane. She called it Three Acres and lived there from 1929 until her death. Looking for any recollections of Julia that might give more of an insight into her personality.
red mail Harris Hancock
I am researching the William Richard Harris family. William, born 1845 in Dawlish was the eldest son of John (1844-1899) and Mary Ann Harris nee Sercombe. William married Sarah Hancock in 1869 and they had at least seven children, Eva, Ernest, Amy, Edith, William, Leonard and Minnie. In the 1881 census he was living at 3 Alexandra Place Starcross with his wife and his brother Albert Harris. His occupation was shown as bootmaker, In the 1891 census he was an assistant Superintendant in the Prudential Insurance Company living with his wife Sarah at 3 Aylsbury Terrace Withycombe Raleigh Exmouth. In the 1901 census he was an agent for the Prudential Insurance Company living at Lawrence Road Portsmouth. In the 1911 census he was a Prudential Assurance Agent living with his wife Sarah at 46 Bath Road Southsea Hampshire. Any information on the family will be appreciated. Allen
red mail Michael Purser
Michael Purser was in the Marines at the Exmouth Base over 20-25 years ago, sadly he died in Devon I think, does anyone know if he is buried in Devon Or his birth town of Hucknall, Nottingham.
red mail JACKSON freda
I am seeking information on Freda Jackson. Last known address Brixington Lane, Withycombe, Exmouth, Devon. We lost contact in the 1970's when we were penpals. She was a school teacher. I believe her parents had a shop and nursery in Brixington Lane.
In 1934 living at 12, Hartley Road, ExmouthMargaret Paul (nee Abbott) and Geoffrey Abbott Paul. Another name involved is Bradberry. Any help would be gratefully received. Michael.
Richard Pinn, Clockmaker
Richard Pinn is listed in Pigot's Directory of 1830 as a clock and watchmaker in Fore Street. He married Jane Bayley in September 1797 and they had three children, Henry, Mary and Eliza. Richard died in 1834. Does anyone have any information on this family or on the clocks and watches Richard made.
red mail Edward Earnest Penberthy born 1890
Can anyone help with social history for the above, Edward married Mary Robina Rowe in 1916 in Exeter, I understand he worked at Millers garage in Exmouth for quite a while, he was invalided out of the Medical Corps shortly before he married, there was also talk of him driving ambulances to assist with repatriation of British forces from France after the war. I would be grateful if anyone could fill in some blanks for me. Many Thanks Paul
red mail Jane HALL, Jane PIDGEON, Jane FLANAGAN
Most of Jane's childhood was spent with her mother and siblings in Exmouth. She married her first husband, shoemaker, George Ingersent PIDGEON in 1869. In 1871 she was living at home with her mother but her husband was lodging in Bristol. In May 1872 he bigamously married Margaret HEANEY and later they emigtated to America. Jane PIDGEON (nee HALL) married Henry John FLANAGAN in 1879 at Withycombe Raleigh. At marriage he was described as an engineer, son of Charles FLANAGAN, mariner. Does anyone know what happened to Jane. Did she have any children? Interestingly her mother ELIZA JANE HALL also seem to disappear from Exmouth at about this time.
red mail HEARN
Searching HEARN of Littleham, Exmouth pre; 1851.
red mail Parker family Exmouth
would be great to hear from anyone with Parker links to Exmouth.
red mail John Pyle 1857 and Henry Pyle 1859
Have there any decendants of the above still living in Exmouth. Parents names John Pyle 1822 and Mary Ann Pyle 1826 lived at Belmont Cottage, Montpelier Road. John (1822) was a mariner. John (1857) was born in Liverpool and married Fanny Pyle B.1855.
red mail Robson
I am looking for a cousin Tony Robson Who I last knew lived in Sandy Bay Exmouth with his mother Vi& Dad Harry(who are now both dead)His father was originally from The North East of England (Wallsend on Tyne)He must be in his 70's now. Enid
red mail Looking for
I am trying to locate more information on Ann Letton born 1769 in Exmouth. Married Edward Hopping in 1788 and served on the H.M.S. Orion with her husband. She supposedly left a written diary of her time at sea as a seamstress and powder monkey. Does anyone know anything about this? Or can give me any more information on this lady, who is my gggggg grandmother?
red mail Elson/Badcock
Searching Descendants Thomas William Elson b.1821 1851 living at 89 Chapel St as a Baker, married to Sarah Badcock b1823 Sampford Courtenay Children Elizabeth/Thomas Henry/Emma
BOWERMAN /Gardiner
Looking for info on Maria Bowerman b.1882 born to William Bowerman (dairyman) and Elizabeth Pyle in Lympstone. Maria worked as a servant in Littleham in 1901 before marrying Gordon Gardiner and having son also Gordon in 1911. They moved to Dawlish at somepoint according to my grandfather.
red mail Gorfin
Looking for relatives of Joseph Gorfin married to Peggy.Son of the late William Gorfin.New Zealand connection wanting to get in touch
red mail Prouse/Prowse; Litlleham, Exmouth
Does anyone know anything of the ship "Queen of the Exe"? In 1867 Richard Prouse, of Littleham, was Master of the ship.
red mail Sweetland
My husbands great grandfather Edward M Sweetland, was born c1822 in Exmouth. He married Emma Louise, who was born in Calcutta c1834. We know they had one son Herbert Shearman and a daughter Amy.Nothing else is known about the Devon connections and any information would be good.
red mail Carters of Littleham
Am looking for information on a Helen or Ellen Frances Bodenham who married James Carter in 1920.James was born in Evans Court Littleham.He had a sister Sarah Ann Carter who I believe married a Burch.
red mail Holman/Hunt
Family moved from Scotland (Greenock/Gourock) to Exmouth - Jeannie Grieves Hunt (nee Holman)
red mail ashfords from exmouth
looking for information on John B Ashford b; 1814 in Exmouth father Thomas Ashford
red mail Searle, Grace, Snell
I'm looking for any information on Mary Searle, who married John Grace, son of William Grace. Mary & John had at least 5 children, Frank (?), Eliza (1854), Ellen (1856), Polly (1858), and George(08/11/1860). George married Henrietta Snell. More information available from there on.
James Quick
James Quick married Ann Westcott. 1 son was William born 1813. I am looking for descendants of the above. Birth, marriage & death dates for James & Ann & birth and marriage for his son. Plus any other children.
Sally Toby nee (Pratt)
I'm looking for descendants of Sally Toby nee Pratt from Exmouth or Rockbeare. She married William Quick and had 9 children. They later emigrated to Port Elizabeth, South Africa in 1862. Her daughter, Caroline is my ancestor.
red mail hill hornhooper
can anyone help with infomation on a george h hooper born in littleham 1841 married a L HILLMAN IN 1859 (h)short for horn it was droped when my gfather was born george would have been my g, g, g, father or any h hoopers, or hooper from devon thankshill hornhooper
red mail TREANOR
red mail Littleham, exmouth
Ship lovers , in the 1881 census (seamen on ships in harbour )a ship by the name Devonshire was laid up at Littleham with a skeleton crew and wonder if this is the last resting place for Wigrams & Greens 831 ton three masted sailing ship built in1848 at London.Any photos around of the canal in this yearshowing it?
red mail Exmouth
Charles BAILEY of Exmouth DEV c1800 Does anyone have any information about this man or possible ancestors pre 1800

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