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The patriot's blood will tingle as he comes, for NORTHAM has a stirring place in the long years of our island story. It takes us back to Saxon days and we seem to meet King Alfred and bis enemies at a wayside c... more
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red mail Sanders/Saunders
John Sanders (Saunders) born 1791 in Northam, married Betsey Penhorwood at Northam on 29 January 1815 and had one son, William. I am trying to trace the parents of John, who was a blacksmith. Some believe his parents were Samuel Sanders and Sarah Lethbridge but I am not convinced that this is correct. Has anyone any information to prove this one way or the other? Thanks.
red mail elizabeth heard & william williams
Looking for Elizabeth ...? (c1851) from Northam who married William Williams in Newton Abbot in 1869. It's possible she could be Elizabeth Heard if births in Northam were registered under Bideford. Any suggestions are welcome!
Looking for descendants of Joseph HALLS and Elisabeth GREENSLADE. Joseph buried May 1808 and Elizabeth Apr 1806 in Northam. Children John, Emanuel, Elizabeth, Mary and Thomas. Thomas married Mary FLEMING in Dec 1798 at Northam.
red mail Walter Lock born 1878
Looking for information on Walter Lock born 1878 in Northam Devon. Parents John Lock born 1838 and mother Amelia Hore His marriage was ?Annie Louise Lowe. 1901 ? children. I would be please to have any information on Him. Thank you Barbara
red mail Macnamara/Macknamarren
I am looking for any links to the following people, Charles Macknamarren and wife Grace nee Rogers born Northam c1725. They had three children in the 1750s that are recorded, Thomas, John and Elizabeth. Elizabeth died in infancy, John disappears more or less without trace but possibly moved to Penmaen near Swansea. Thomas went on to marry Mary Rowe of Northam, they had two children in 1780s. Mary died 2 weeks after the birth of son Charles in 1787 and Thomas died a pauper 2 years later. I can find no trace of their daughter Elizabeth who was born in 1785. Charles was apprenticed as a seaman in 1801, he married Elizabeth Williams of Ilfracombe in 1811 and went on to join the coastguards, serving in Devon,Ireland and Sunderland where he died of Typhus in 1847. After Charles's death the family split up with some moving to Swansea and some going to Portsmouth.
red mail Halls/Greenslade
Hi if anyone has any details on Joseph and Elizabeth Halls, married 11 mar 1771 or any of their children, thomas, mary, emanuel or elizabeth please make contact. I'd like to share information
red mail symons
Looking for a Richard Symons born 1878 in Appledore and marrying an Elizabeth ? who came from Northam Devon. They moved to Cardiff where Richard became a Mariner. Any other Symons from Bideford area will be welcomed.Thanks
red mail HONEY John and William
John (b.1797) and William (b. 1809) HONEY married 2 HATHERLY sisters Alice (b. 1801)and Elizabeth (b. 1807) Alice had previously been married to a Benjamin WAY and subsequently married a John DOWNING. Alice and John HONEY's son James Hamley HONEY emigrated to Canada with his wife Emma CRUSE and Alice and her husband John DOWNING followed with their son Jonathan.
EVANS family of Northam
Looking for anyone who may link in, in any capacity, to the EVANS family of Northam and Appledore.
red mail Tatem
Seeking origins of Robert Tatem who married Frances Cole in 1809
red mail Joseph Henry Dean and Rose Coleman.
Seeking information about Joseph Henry Dean and Rose Coleman. They were recorded in the 1901 Census as living in Northam and his occupation was a Baker, Confectioner and they lived at Springfield House, Northam, Bideford, Devon
Smallridge or smallbridge...Northam or Bideford-Instow. family names--Kelsey and Harvey--
Seeking any information please on Mary Netherton born Lanlivery in 1802, living with her daughter Sarah Musgrove in Castle Street Northam in 1881.
red mail Tatem
Seeking origins of Robert Tatem, master mariner,who married Frances Cole in Appledore in 1809.
red mail Melhuish/melluish
Looking for information on Roger Melhuish, died 1745 and Eleanor Melhuish, died 1746 - in Northam. They had 5 children - William, Thomas, Frances, Eleanor and Elizabeth.
red mail Saunders/sanders
Looking for ancestors/descendants of Richard Sa(u)nders baptized 9th Oct 1832 at Northam married to Mary Ann Dimond born 1831. They were married on 27 July 1859 at Parish Church, Northam. In the early 1860s they moved to Gillingham, Kent with daughter Mary, and went on to have children Jane, Alfred and William there. Richard was a shipwright/carpenter. About 1900 Richard and Mary Ann moved back to Devon and resided at Westward Ho!

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