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Mary Tavy Devon
MARY TAVY sits above the river a mile from Peter Tavy, the tower of her 15th century church rising among sycamores and beeches. The churchyard has an ancient cross with a new head, and the stocks are in the por... more
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red mail helana may chappel
anyone who remembers Helana May chappel? or her family? I would like to trace the rest of her family as I'm her granddaughter....thanks
red mail Roger Phillips - Mary Tavy
Roger Phillips married in 1756 to Elizabeth or Betty Harris, they had 7 children, Mary 1757, Roger 1759, Thomas 1761, Betty 1764, Richard 1768, Dorothy 1771, John 1775. I am trying to find Roger's parents, any information on the Phillips family of Mary Tavy, Peter Tavy or Lydford would be much appreciated. Many thanks Dawn.
red mail Helana May Chapple
Looking for family members of Helana May Chappel. Fathers name Percy Chapple
red mail Gilbert
My grandfather William Gilbert was born in Mary Tavy c1850. His youngest sister Pamela was married to a John Friend born c1855 in Mary Tavy. All or most of the family moved to Millom Cumbria to work there as miners in the late 1800's. His parents where Richard Gilbert born in St Hilary Cornwall and Susanna Sowden born Mary Tavy. He married a Mary (possibly Mary Ann Jury. Any help with this family greatly appreciated.
red mail A Millom Link
John Lloyd Burn moved from Mary Tavy to Lancashire upon the opening of the copper mine in Coniston in 1859. During the cotton famine in the 1860's he moved with his family to Millom where he ran the lighthouse. He is said to have discovered the Millom iron streak that was developed by investors and was given the title of captain in honor of this. John's wife was Elizabeth Gorman daughter of Samuel Gorman and Jane Stacey. Many of his Burn and Gorman relatives moved to Millom.
red mail FRIEND
Looking for information on the family of Jane Friend nee Gorman. Born C.1838 Mary Tavy daughter of Samuel Gorman and Jane nee Stacey. Jane married James Friend. Their issue- Samuel, John, James-Charles, Annie, Elizabeth. They resided at Horndon Village.
red mail Gorman
The family of Samuel Gorman & Jane Stacey. Samuel was a miner. Lived at Horndon. Issue- Samuel, William, Benjamin, John, Philip, Isaac, Elizabeth and Jane. Samuel Gorman bapt 1804 son of Philip & Lavinia. Married Jane Stacey 1826 Tavistock.
red mail Move to Cumberland
Hi As it seems with many people researching Mary Tavy, my relatives moved to Millom in Cumberland... Can any one shed any light on why so many families appeared to have done so? Thanks!
red mail Warne Bassett Ball families
Any. Miners, Emigrates to Australia?
red mail Maddock
George Maddock was Christened at Mary Tavy Church on Christmas Day 1828. His parents were William and Ann Maddock. I am keen to trace this line further back. Colin P.
red mail Bright Family
Irene Bright was born here in 1857.She had 9 siblings,has anyone any information about any of them.The family moved around Tavistock and one sister moved to Millom in Cumberland.
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