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Lifton Devon
LIFTON is above the River Lyd, with the tower of its 15th century church soaring grandly on the wooded hillside above the cottage roofs, and an ancient camp close by. At the grey rectory near the church Charles... more
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red mail Johns Northey and Palmers families
Hi I have William Abel Johns married to Elizabeth Drown with 8 children I like to know if anyone has any information on the marriages of the first 6 children Edith Drown, Emily Foot, William Caleb, Minnie Olympia, John Foot and Frank Abel Johns. William Henry Palmer who married Annie Johns is my great grandmother brother. Thanks
red mail Manse, Charles Sydney
Looking for information on Charles Sydney Manse. He married Annie Brooks in 1909. It is thought he worked as a Butler at Lifton Park, but am unable to verify this. I am also unable to trace a death record for him. Any help would be much appreciated.
red mail James BROWN
I am looking for confirmation of the parents and any earlier ancestors of James Brown baptised 21 September 1828 in Lifton, and who migrated to South Australia on the ship "Cressy" in 1847 together with two other siblings, Thomas & Emlyn. Their shipping records showed they were baptised in Lifton, Devon, and their parents were shown as John & Mary, Lab. Husbandry of Lifton Village. In 1847, James was aged about 19, Thomas 21 and Emlyn 15. James married in 1856 and the marriage certificate also stated his father was John.
Mary Toll about 1786
I am looking for info on my ancestor Mary Toll who according to census records was born in Lifton in about 1786. She married John Doney in St Cleer Cornwall in 1806.
red mail DOWN
Looking for info re Matilda Ann DOWN (c1867-1910).She was born in Lifton and married Philip STRAIN at East Stonehouse in 1904.
red mail ELLERY - Lifton
I am looking for the parents, brothers and sisters of Francis Ellery born c1760. Francis married Margaret Merryfil on 21 December 1780, had 7 children and died in 1797. There is a possibility that John Ellery (married Sarah Rundle 14.2.1784) is his brother. Thanks for looking!
red mail Families from Lifton
Any info on the Northey and Johns family from Lifton. Bessie Ann Johns married Harry Northey. Their children were Gilbert, Hilda Agnes 1912, Edith Drew 1914, Frances Amy 1922, Elizabeth Audrey 1926 and Ruth Dorren. Bessie's father was William Abel Johns and mother Elizabeth Drown. I do not have Harry Northey's parents or siblings. Annie Johns the youngest child of William and Elizabeth married William Henry Palmer. Their children were Francis, Lewis and Nancy.
red mail Northey Johns
My great grandparents, grandparents and mother were all born and lived at Lake Farm just outside Lifton. Lifton churchyard has lots of Northeys in it! It would be good to hear from anyone related to either family.
red mail pethick , bevan
my great grandmother was mary hannah pethick who married william bevan circa 1878 in lifton devon. any info on either family will be of interest
red mail HAMLEY
Descendants of siblings of JOHN HAMLEY born Bickerlake, resident Lifton Oct 16 1838. Migrated to Australia 1883 Siblings Richard May 6 1834 Elizabeth June 22 1836 Thomas Dec 29 1843. Parents Richard and Charlotte (nee Northcott)
red mail sanders/saunders
any info please on the sanders family who were farmers and millers at leat mills, lifton, devon, 1840's-60's. Head Lawrence, wife Agnes, at least 10 children. Son Joseph moved to london abt 1867.
red mail oliver
looking for any olivers still living in lifton. Grandmother was eva blanche bird nee oliver, her father was charles, his father was william
cole, palmer, chapman and stenlake
does anyone have the surnames of cole, palmer, chapman and stenlake in their family tree.
red mail Frieze
Looking for any information on a Frieze/Freeze family from Lifton. Father: William, Mother: Elizabeth (bn1805)children:- Mary 1830, William 1834, Elizabeth 1838 & Lucretia 1846.
red mail cole family lifton
I'm looking for any info on Mary Cole who married James Lillicrapp Palmer in Tavistock
Family Martin (martyn)
James Martin born about 1772 Married Emeline abt Apr 1797 in Lifton She was born about 1775 Died 5 Jun 1836 James died 11 Feb 1836, Known Children: William b 1799 Mary b 1802 Married John Tucker Brown 23 Jan 1826 James b 1804 John b 1809 d abt 1879Hevetree, Devon William b 1810 George Martin b 1812 d 14 Nov 1890 Puslinch, Ontario Canada Digory b 1815 d 23 Mar 1818 Thomas b 1818

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