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South Tawton Devon
SOUTH TAWTON stands high above the River Taw, the church with its fine tower, the lychgate with its ship's lantern, the old thatched church house with stairways forming an arch over its doorway, and a big elm, ... more
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red mail George Gillard and Ann Lang, m 1782
I'm researching my wife's family - her birth name was Gillard. So far I've been able to track the family back to George Gillard (1757-1837), who married Ann Lang (1765-1803) in South Tawton (I believe on 16 September 1782). If anyone can give me any further details about these two, or further information that will let me take the search further back, I'd be very grateful. Mike
red mail Eliza Elizabeth Ann Hill Arscott
Born 23rd Feb 1879 South Tawton. Mother is Mary Ann Arscott Birth certificate leaves Fathers details blank.I am assuming the addition of Hill to Eliza names indicates the fathers Surname. Trying to trace any details that may lead to finding Elizas' father.
red mail Knapman
WANNELL, Harvye, Pardon
I'm searching for anyone named WANNELL. (Or Whannell, Wonel, Wanel.) In particular a Robert Wannell who married Alice Harvye in S. Tawton in 1681. I can't find his birth anywhere. Also trying to find the parents of a Faithful Wannell,(male) born in South Zeal in 1830, who married Harriet Pardon in Plymouth in 1852, again I can't find Faithful's birth registered anywhere. I believe they had two sons, William (1854) and George (1857) and emigrated to Australia in 1857 on the Plantaganet.
red mail John Potter
I am seeking information on John Potter born South Tawton circa 1811. Moved to Sampford Courtenay to marry Maria Holmes. Moved to Tornoham, Torquay. Children: William, John, Elizabeth, Emily & Frances.
Mary Ann Counter born 1873 in South Tawton was the daughter of John. She married Richard Moist in the 3rd quarter of 1893 at Newton Abbot. They had a daughter Beatrice aged 5 years on the 1901 census and were living in Kingsteington. Any information about this family would be much appreciated.
red mail Thomas Arscott born 1829 South Tawton, Devon
I am trying to locate siblings and parent details of the above, he married a Jane Giles and had several children and moved to St Andrews, Plymouth Any Information would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Drew - Moore
Have Drew John and James (c 1800's) with several geneation back to George who married Valentia Philips. John Drew is my gggf, whose daughter Harriet Bickle Drew married Simon Moore in 1850.
I am looking for Charles MARKS bc 1834 who married Mary Ann HOWARD c1855 and had two children William b1860 and Elizabeth b1862. Mary Ann died 1864 and Charles married Sally/Sarah Ann RICE 1868. Any help on these two family names would be appreciated as I appear to be stuck at Charles and can go no farther back. I may be able to help anyone searching any of the other surnames
red mail LANG family - South Tawton
I am trying to trace my ancestors who originally came from South Tawton, Devon before moving to Devonport. The earliest information I have is for George Lang b1795c. If there is anyone else researching the Langs of South Tawton, I would appreciate any information that they may have, and would be happy to pass on the details that I have.
red mail TAYLOR Family - South Tawton
Seeking information on the family of Lawrence and Emily Taylor who moved to South Tawton from Lopen in Somerset. According to the 1901 census Lawrence was a blacksmith, and the couple had two daughters, Annie Louise Taylor and Lily Aileen Taylor.
george Gillard born 1848 married to Eliza Powlesland born 1850. Children: George b1870 d 1871 Mary b1872 George b 1873 John b 1875 Ann b 1877 Ellen b 1878 Elizabeth b 1881 Emily b 1883 Susan Ann b 1885 Harriet b 1888 Lucy b 1890 Maud b 1893 Ernest b 1896 Are any of these people in your tree?
red mail Moore of South Tawton, Throwleigh, South Zeal
Interested in Moore from 1600 to 1900 in parish of South Tawton or Throwleigh. Have info on Moore at Langstone, West Gooseford, Gooseford, Whiddon Down, East Ash, and inns Kings Arm in South Zeal and Seven Stars in South Tawton and others.
red mail YEO family - South Tawton
Looking for anyone who may be researching the YEO family of South Tawton and any other name that may link into them.
red mail Tracing the Lias family
Have just trace a great grandmother called Harriet Lias (maiden name wood), who had a son in 1880, called William John Lias. Has anyone got any informaion on any of these people. I hope so and would be gratefull of any help.
red mail SMALE - South Tawton
Looking for ancestors of Richard SMALE born 1800 Sth Tawton, married Mary Ann LYDDON 1831 Throwleigh.
red mail GILLARD -South Tawton
Looking for ancestors of George GILLARD chr.1797 Sth Tawton. Married Ann DISCOMBE 1826 Sth Tawton.
red mail Trace Family
Does anyone have any info on a Trace family living in Sth Tawton in the 1800's. William Trace or Elizabeth. I know of an Elizabeth Trace born there abt 1832, married John Hill in 1851, Moretonhampstead.
red mail Hole of Blackhall Manor, So. Tawton
Does anyone have info on a Hole family living at Blackhall Manor, South Tawton in the 1500s to 1700s?
red mail Hole of Dishcombe, So. Tawton
Does anyone have information on Holes that lived in Dishcombe, South Tawton in the 1600s or 1700s?
red mail Family Research
Seeking information on James Piller of Dishcombe, South Tawton. He married Mary Anne Millman in 1859. James was born 1824 and died 25th March 1900. Mary Anne was born 1825 and died 11th April 1882. They had 3 sons. George Millman (my grandfather) William and John. Has anybody any knowledge of this family?
Ann Lang
Ann Lang married George Gillard at South Tawton 16.09.1782
Betty Jackman
BETTY JACKMAN described as a sojourner to this parish maried HUGH SHOPLAND 10th March 1766. Any information on BETTY would be appreciated
Shoplands In South Tawton
In 1793 William SHOPLAND married Mary HEYWOOD. They had two children baptised at South Tawton, 1. John who married Sarah ADAMS of North Molton, in Exeter. 2. Susanna who maried Michael RICE of Crediton. Any information is welcome.
red mail James Fewings B. About 1820
'Seeking any information on him or his family. He married a 'Mary A. unknown' and was living at 47 Coombe Street, St. Mary Major Exeter in 1881 census.

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