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Kenton Devon
In a hollow by the river Kenn, KENTON has on its green an ancient cross from Cornwall, and in its 15th century church a wonderful array of medieval carving. The village's great inheritance is this church, aglo... more
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red mail Grace Thomas
Looking for any information on Grace Thomas who married Mark Mortimer at Kenton on 14 May 1775. On 9 November 1791 then a widow, she married Richard Licence Harris at Kenton. Grace, born Aug 1753, was the daughter of Tristram Thomas and Mary Hitchcock who married at Powderham on 7 July 1745. Any information on any of the families woudl be appreciated
red mail GIDLEY
Hi I am looking for my GGG William Gidley, who was born in Kenton roughly 1805-1810.He married Fanny Cudmore in Exeter.I have been searching for a birth or baptism record for him.I have been to the devon Record offices as well to search for the birth to no avail, can anyone help me please.? Thank you.
George Frend
George Frend was a wealthy businessman with interests in Portugal. He was living with his wife, Marianne (or Mary Ann) nee Parminter, at a property called Venard, or Venards, in South Town, Kenton from 1797 to 1801. From 1793 to 1796 the property was owned by a Miss Parminter (probably a cousin of George's wife). Can anyone help me to locate the property ?
red mail WOOD Kenton, Exeter
I am trying to find the birth/baptism/christening/marriage data for my GG G-F Thomas Wood. The 1841 to 1861 census show him born Exeter and his residence in 1841 as Village School and Alms House, Kenton, Exeter where he was the school master. The 1851 census shws him as an accountant and his wife Elizabeth (maiden name believed to be Bastin or something like that) as school mistress at School House, Middle Street, Kenton. They had 5 children Anna-Maria, William, Agnes, John (my G G-F) and Mary. Elizabeth is shown as a widow and late school mistress in the 1871 census. Any help would be appreciated. NOW RESOLVED. HER MAIDEN NAME WAS ELIZABETH BASTOW, MARRIED 8 FEB 1824 ST PETROCK EXETER, HER FATHER WAS WILLAM BASTOW, HER MOTHER CATHERINE BLACKMORE.
Patrick Repath, market gardener and his wife Anne had six children: John, Charles Henry, William, George, Patrick and Robert between 1754 and 1771. I am trying to find the origins of Patrick snr.
red mail Annings in Kenton
I am looking for any Annings in Kenton. I would like to know who William Richard Annings mother and father were. William was born in 1722 in Kenton and married Mary Kerswell at the All Saints' church in Kenton in 1746.
red mail Lovell Family
Looking for information about the Lovell or Rackley Families, or anyone that is interested in discussing the Kenton area and life there from 1800-1900. George Lovell (a gardener in 1891c. Park St. Dawlish) b. 1836 Kenton, married Susan Elizabeth Rackley b. 1839 Starcross, married abt. 1862. Their children: Eva Ann b. 1862, Alfred George, William Charles, Sidney, Nolan Frank, and Amy Louise I am also looking for another Fanny or Fannie Lovell b. 1869, or her daughter Annie lovell Davey b.Aug. 23, 1888 kenton. Fanny, fannie, married a Ling and passed away in London in 1954 or there abouts. Any help would be appreciated! :)
red mail youlden garnsworthy
we are trying to trace more of youlden family who were watermen in starcross and sailed abroad with goods. mary youlden married william garnsworthy. their son john emigrated to australia and produced eight sons so all garnsworthy names in australia are descended from these. john went to australia with his uncle who would have been a youlden so we are interested in anyone knowing more about this youlden family
red mail Ford
I am wanting information about Ford family from either Kenton or Ilsington. My gggrandfather was Edward Giles Ford b1834 who migrated to Tasmania, Australia. He was an only son of hugh and susan.
Dalley Family in Kenton around 1800's
red mail Osborn
Need father of James Osborn who married Anne Lock at Powderham 1769. Their son John Lock Osman married Dinah Horn at Powderham 1797. Their son James Horn Osborn born kenton 1811 came to south Australia in 1855. Died Wentworth NSW
red mail lawrence
hello, i am looking for joseph lawrence born abt 1816 in kenton to joseph lawrence? and rebecca wadman? could someone confirm this please? also any info would be gratefully received. thank you
red mail RUGG
i am looking for info on john rugg brn 1832 powderham devon. married ellen maiden name unknown brn in exminster devon. children john 1862and harry brn 1864 both in powderham. also samuel brn kenton 1870 george 1874 albert 1877 and my great grandma charlotte born 1872 in kenton devon the village. i also believe alice born 1868 is her sister she was working as a servant in kenton. charlotte moved to london west ham area my grandad francis was born in west ham in november 1900 and married my grandma amy tucker.born in 1901 in bow london. any info on the rugg side would be good. i have charlottes baptism certificate.any information you have or are you related. did my great great uncles have children.
red mail Voysey
I am looking for Voysey John born 1785 Kenton. Had a daughter Charlotte. wife unknown to me. Any hekp would be great. Karen
red mail Rolstone
Any rolstone's in kenton or surrounding area.
red mail Harris family in Kenton
I am researching the Harris family in Kenton from the 1700s to the late 1800s. The earliest member is Richard Licence Harris christened 17/6/1764 at Kenton. He married Grace Mortimer on 9/11/ 1791 at Kenton. They had a son also Richard Licence Harris born 1794 at Kenton. He married Maria Cann on 20/6/1819 at St Sidwell Exeter. Their children were Richard born 1821 at Mamhead, John born 1824 at Mamhead, Abraham born 1826 at Dawlish, and Ann born 1832 at Starcross. John married Mary Ann Sercombe circa 1844. In the 1881 census two of John's sons Albert and William and William's family comprising his wife Sarah children Ernest, Amy and Edith were living at 3 Alexandra Place Starcross Kenton. I'm interested to learn anything about the family particularly around Kenton. Albert Harris was my Ggrandfather
red mail Crispin Family
My great grandfather was James Crispin born in Kenton 1846. His father was Thomas Crispin who married Martha Bowden in 1845. Would like to hear from anyone connected to this family. Penny
red mail Pidgeon
My Grandfather John Charles Pidgeon was born Powderham Estate 1880 married Margaret Bolt from E Budliegh.I have long line of Pidgeons born Powderham Estate Looking for Parents of Jasper Pidgeon 1750 married Elizabeth Bowcher 1789 Kenton
red mail Lacey's of Kenton (later Withycombe Raliegh)
I am researching the Lacey family, in particular, John James Lacey who was son of John and Ellen (nee East), brother of Frederick William (amongst others). He was a building contractor and married Mary Ann Tricks in 1885 in Kenton. Their children were O'Hara John Alexander, Amy L, Edward H, and May W.
red mail Voysey
William Voysey son of John and Mary was baptised 17 feb 1788 at Kenton. Does anyone have any further info on this family please? - e.g.did William marry and have children?
red mail Morrish Kenton
Looking for a connection to Florence Maud Mary Morrish born c. 1868 in Kenton, fathers name William.Can't find her or her father in any census until after she married (Walter Warren from Exminster married in Holsworthy 1888)
Townsend family of Kenton, Devon
John Townsend (b. ca 1812, Doddiscombsleigh / Chudleigh, Devon) and Elizabeth D. (Brooks?) Townsend (b. ca 1817, Sampford Countenay, Devon) resided in the area of Kenton / Starcross 1840's-thru 1880's. Children: John, Lewis H., Frederic William, Francis George, Avisa I.B., Elizabeth D. (Townsend) Perrott and possibly Rebecca (Townsend) Banks. Any information would be appreciated
red mail Collyns of Kenton and Exeter
I have much information concerning my ancestors the COLLYNS family from Kenton and Exeter. Any more information would be gratefully received
Saussey/du Saussey
I believe my Grandfather was born in Kenton and at the age of 2 came with his parents James Frances and Susan Pamalar (Tillett) Saussey to New Zealand in 1875 on board the Due of Edinburgh anyone with any information re the Saussey/du Saussey familyI would appreciate it.

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