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Holsworthy Devon
HOLSWORTHY. It is a quiet market town with two striking viaducts by which the railway comes and goes. In the centuries that have gone its lands belonged to John of Gaunt and the mother of Henry the Seventh; tod... more
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red mail John and Emma Coombe (nee Colwill)
Looking for info on my family tree, my great grandparents were John and Emma Coombe married about 1900, 5 Children, William John, George, Samuel, Jane and Nell. From Devon, married in Holsworthy and my Grandfather was born in Holsworthy. My Grandfather moved to Canada which is where we live. Thank you, Michelle
red mail Ann BARRABLE, Holsworthy, Devon - Poor Law Amendment Act 1844
I'm trying to find out if any records are available to check if an ancestor, Ann Barrable, had applied for maintenance payments from the father of her illegitimate child who was born in 1854.
red mail Richard Gilbert Martha Andrews
Looking for descendent information on Richard Gilbert b1786 and Wife Martha Andrews b1790. Lived on Rhude Farm. Travelled to Canada approx 1811. Any information on parents etc would be appreciated
red mail Thomas SHEPHERD of Holsworthy,Devon
I'm looking for descendants of my 2x great grandfather Thomas SHEPHERD,b Abt 1849 or 1852 in Holsworthy, Devon. Thomas married Mary KENNARD in 1881 at Tavistock, Devon. Thomas and Mary had 7 children - Annie,Emma, Mary,Eva,Edith, Thomas,Olive. Thomas also had a sister called Emma SHEPHERD b 1855 in Holsworthy, Devon. She married George Crawford NORTH in 1879. I would be most grateful for more information or descendants to contact me. Gina
red mail Jane Veale
I am looking for any information regarding my great great grandmother Jane Veale. She was born around March 1821 in Devon and in 1841 was onboard the Amelia Thompson bound for New Plymouth, New Zealand with her parents and siblings.
red mail Gifford
I am looking for information about Elizabeth Rees abt 1852..she married Thomas Gifford around 1869..any info about her parents and siblings would be greatly appreciated
red mail Perkins
William Perkins born in Clawton, Holsworthy about 1808. His wife, Grace, was possibly born in St. Gerrys in 1806 and his children (William (b 1841), Elizabeth (1844/5), Mary T (1846/7) and Jane (1848/9)) were all born in Clawton. All are shown as living in Galworthy near Tavistock in 1851 but do not appear in any other census returns except Elizabeth as a servant in Tavistock in 1861.
red mail James Piper of Holsworthy
I am looking for information on the ancestors of James Piper and his wife Eliza Grace Found. James was born in Holsworthy, Devonshire in 1818. James and Eliza married in 1840 in Kilkhampton, Cornwall, and moved to the U.S. via Canada around 1850-53. James' father's name was John, and he may have had a brother named John. Any information on James or Eliza's families would be appreciated.
red mail Samuel Gilbert
Samuel Gilbert b c1808 in Holsworthy married lst Mary James, Mary died, then Elizabeth Budge. My GG Grandads Mother was Mary. The information from Samuel and Elizabeths marriage certificate says Samuels Father is John.
red mail Elizabeth Jane Sanders TRACE
Elizabeth married George MARSLAND in 1872 at Stoke Damerel, Devonport. She was born around 1851, daughter of William Trace. In 1881 she gives her birthplace as 'Newton', but in 1891 and 1901 as Holsworthy. Can find no trace so far in birth indexes. Where was family in 1861 and 71? Was Sanders her mother's maiden name? Any connections and info sought.
red mail coombe
Mary Coombe born Holsworthy 1872 daughter of John & Tomasine Coombe of Bodmin St. Holsworthy. Is this lady in your family tree ? She was my Gt/aunt but can find no trace of her after 1881.
red mail Holsworthy Poor Law Union 1850
Holsworthy Union - White - 1850 - p 787 The total average expenditure on the poor, during the 3 years preceding the formation of the Union, was £4173. The expenditure in 1838 was £2903; in 1839, £3321; & in 1849 £3662, including £670 for county rates. Mr George Braund is union clerk & supt.registrar. A workhouse has not yet been erected for this Union, but there is a small Poorhouse in the town.

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