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Mona W E Bishop
I am looking for information on Mona W E Bishop born 1913 in Blandford Forum Dorset. She married Walter John Bosher in 1934 and they had 2 girls Jean A b1935 and Jill M b 1941. Any information please. I am trying to trace the girls.
red mail BILES
Looking for any connection to Benjamin BILES 1752-1818 and Catherine REYNOLDS 1750-1794 and subsequent families especially daughter Elizabeth 1787-1862
red mail Boucher
Francis BOUCHER. He lived in Blandford in the late 1700's. Who was his wife? Did he have any children?
red mail history of hicks family
schools and churches in area,circa 1800s I am looking for any information on my great x4 grandfather who lived in blandford forum in the year 1800 .His name was Richard Hicks and was married to Elizabeth they had a son christened Robert in may Great x3 grndfather.I would like to have any information of schools or churches they attended if any,and how they were employed.and exactly where the lived in or around blandford forum
red mail Ann Hooper(maiden name)
I"m looking to contact a friend Ann born around 1942/3 attended Kingston Maurward College 1961-2. Parents owned a large farm just north of Blandford
red mail Pitman - Blandford
Any information on the Pitman family, Alfred,Gertrude,Walter,Sarah Louise and Edwin - c. 1900. Parents Henry John Pitman and Emily Pitman (nee Harvey)
red mail Botting - Blandford Forum
Charles Botting (born in Sussex) married to Mary Merrin (born in Spondon Derbyshire) seems to be a relative of mine. They had a daughter who subsequently gave birth to Evelyn Mary Botting. Evelyn married my father's grandfather. They lived in Spondon then moved to Yorkshire. There also appear to be some Botting relationships that went as far as London. I have some details but would like to find further relations of this name. Please let me know if you have any info. Thanks
red mail John Monday/Munday
I would be interested in any onformayion on the John Monday or Munday who was a bailiff in Blandford in 1798 and 1807
red mail Boys school 1800s??
Im trying to find out if there as a boys school or orphanage in Blandford forum around 1840. Doing my family tree and a while back i found something for a James McWilliam in 1844, he will have been 15 then. Cant find it now... Thank you for any help
red mail Ayres/Turner
I am a desendant of Susan Turner( Great Grandmother)(nee Ayres). My Granmother was Caroline Turner, one of fiftheen children who were born in and around the Hants/Dorset area. There is some confusion as to why the name changed to Turner. Anyone recognise these names in their family tree?
red mail DURRANT blandford forum
Hi looking for the Durrant family a MARY LOUISE i belive she had a sister KATE? sorry do not no much about them,just wondered if any one has them in there tree.
red mail Blandford Forum
Researching the fine buildings in the area. Would appreciate any info, plans, pics, dates etc. on the history and occupation of any buildings, especially the shops.
red mail Turner/Ayres Blandford forum
I am looking for some help with a family tree. I have Ayres and Turner.It seems at one point roughly before 1870 ish they were know by the surname Ayres(ares,eyres etc) and at about this point they changed it to Turner for some reason.My Gt.Gt. grandfather also changed his first name from Nehemiah to John. Nehemiah Ayres b.1826 brown candover,hants, married(?) Susan Whitlock b. <1826>-1912. From what i have found(with help) is 9 children,although i suspect there are a few more.They have links with Wilts, Hants and Blandford is were they died. We believe its something to do with family being in the area but i cannot seem to move forward on this and would welcome any help,even if its to say that what i have is wrong. Thank you Tina
red mail PITMAN
Any information on the Pitman family, Alfred,Gertrude,Walter,Sarah Louise and Edwin - c. 1900. Parents Henry John Pitman and Emily Pitman (nee Harvey)
red mail ELLIS
red mail Dorset To NEWFOUNDLAND
Can anyone Please! Help me...I am trying to find some information on my 3x Great Grandfather, JOHN WHITE who was born in 1806 and at a very young age went to Newfoundland's Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland ( Possibly with the Fishery out of Poole ) ; He married a Deborah Parsons in Greenspond, Bonavista Bay on 3 Feb 1824. I am trying to locate a birth record for him so I can determine who his parents were. . Some of John's children were, George, James, Jane,& Edward. Other family names include Luke, Manuel, Benjamin Jacob, peter, Frederic, & Maggie. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Biles - Blandford
I would like to contact anyone with a connection to the following names: George Biles born 1803 & wife Jane Gover born abt 1812 and married at Milborne in 1832 Their children are Charles 1832, married Eliza WAY in 1856, Henry 1836, Jesse 1839, migrated to Australia in 1859, Alfred 1844, married Eliza RIGGS in 1872, Eli 1845, Dorcas 1849 married George COOPER in 1873 Maggi
red mail Daniel Blandford
Daniel may have brothers Thomas, Darious, John Arived in Newfoundland 1840 may have had a dead wife in Dorset. Experienced seaman. Would like to link him to a family Blandford Forum, Poole or Dorset.
red mail Rachel m Henry Troke / Tilley
Rachel Baillie / Bailey and Henry had a number of children - 1 of which was Emma. Emma married Andrew Cox - son of the miller at Corfe Mullen, and who himself went on to be last miller at Christchurch. Anyone know any further info??
red mail Garett or Garratt in Blandford Forum
A possible GGGG-Grandfather, Moses Garett (Garratt), was born in Blandford Forum in 1783. His father was John, and mother was Sarah. Does anyone have any information about the family?
red mail william tarr
my husband is a direct descendent of william tarr born1808, he had 2 wives , I can't help with any information further back.
red mail Morris Family Ansty Hilton Dorset
John Morris married Mary Stickland All Saint Church Hilton 1803. They had a family and John Morris b 1828 Ansty Hilton was their son. He immigrated to Vic Australia abt 1855. Anyone with info on the Morris Family living in Hilton Dorset? Please contact me.
Jays of Blandford
I have the details of James Jay (married Hannah Arnold Gillard in 1840) - born/baptised 1816/17 with parents John and Mary Jay. That is where I am stuck. On James and Hannah's marriage cert. John is shown as a farrier. The only John and Mary Jay I can find in the census lists John as a veterinary surgeon which does not seem right. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks.
red mail Shipp's -Blandford Forum
Any information on Shipp's-Booksellers,from 1700 onwards.
red mail blandford forum
I am looking for any information on the ancestors of William Brewerton Howse,his mother Martha Howse & his father William Howse.Church records state they were alive in the 1790's
red mail Blandford School
Does anyone have any information about the old school situated on Whitecliff Mill Street, Blandford during the war. In 1939 I attended a one-room school there and I believe the name of the teacher was Miss Kanes.
red mail Myall
William Myall baptised at St.Peter & St.Paul, Blandford Forum 1805, parents were William & Elizabeth. Was a cordwainer and worked in South London. May have had siblings Sarah, Sophia & Charles of Hackney, all linked to John William Black.
red mail Portsmouth/ Lambert
Hi everyone, i'm looking to find information on my great, great grandparents Sarah Portsmouth nee Lambert born 1860 and Edward Portsmouth born 1851. They had 7 children Edith, Edward, William, George, Emily, Daisy and Charles (my great grandfather). All of the children were born in Blandford but Sarah was born in Farham, Dorset and Edward Hants, Longparish. Thankyou.
red mail Tarr
I am looking for baptism of William Tarr who gives his birthplace as Blandford. He was born about 1812 to John Tarr and Elizabeth. Also I have a marriage of John Tarr to Elizabeth Carter who I believe are his parents. Married 1808 Blandford Forum can anyone confirm this? Her age or fathers name would be a great help. Thank you.
Sam Channing
Researching Samuel John Channing (DOB 1886) Married Gertrude May Roberts Blanford, who died in 1917 aged 28. They had one son Walter who emigrated to USA. in 1933. Samuel later moved to Sutton Scotney Hampshire, and married Elizabeth Evans.
red mail William Davis
Any information on William born about1840-1845 Father to Edwin H Davis, would be helpful
red mail Hannam/Argyle
Looking for the family of Henry William Hannam born abt 1833 Blandford who married Eliza Argyle born 22 sep 1830 Blandford. They had 5 children Tryphena abt 1852, Sarah abt 1861, George abt 1866, Mary abt 1871 and Rose abt 1874.
red mail Hanham/Morris
Looking for the relatives of Hanham who come from Hilton Dorset. I have a Sarah Hanham in my family born abt 1826 who married Henry Demas Morris born 7 Apr 1825 in All Saints, Hilton, Dorset 15 Aug 1848. They had 8 children that i know of and they moved to New South Wales Australia. Be interested to hear from anyone connected to them.
red mail Squibbs in Blandford area
Looking for information on Edith Constance Squibb born around 1862 in Blandford and Hester/Esther Ann Squibb born around 1845 at Longbury/Gillingham area.
red mail Templeman/James/Major/Vine/Seymour
Does anyone have these names in their family tree dating from 1800 to 1900 in Blandford & Iwerne Courtney/Shroton or anywhere in Dorset.
red mail Daniels-Blandford Forum, Dorset
I am tracing the Daniels who lived in Blandford around 1900,and in particular Nora Gladys Daniels who lived at New Buildings in Spetisbury, and whilst there had a baby called Leslie John born March 1917.
red mail Stubbs/Foot
Looking for details of John Stubbs (B.1859) who married a Julia Foot ( B. 1863. D.1906) and lived in Blandford. (School Lane and East St.) children George, Emily, John(Arthur), Mabel, Florence, William (John), and Violet. in 1901 census, Emily Arthur Mabel Florence found in workhouse West Sussex. (Newmarket) Any information greatly appreciated to solve this mystery. John's family has now been found in Spalding Doncaster. His fathers name was Joseph who married 4 times. John was a Groom in the Private sector so must have worked for a local stables? Still researching.
Bessent and variants
I know this family lived in and around this area, my branch lived inLondon but I'm collecting all references to Bessent's past and present, all info welcome and details swapped when possible.
red mail MARTIN
Sarah Martin - christened July 1839. Parents listed as John & Sarah. She married my ancestor Lud Cook from Wiltshire - anybody have any leads?
red mail White Cliff Mill
Does anyone have any information about this old mill? It does not appear to exist any longer though there is still White Cliff Mill Street in Blandford. When was it built and who operated the mill ? Also are there any photos about ?
Drake, Myall From Blandford Forum
Stephen and Mary Ann Drake lived in Woolland Dorset where there first daughter Annie Jane was born and then went over to Colbury in Hamspshire. The 1881 Census has them living at Colbury Hampshire - Stephen Drake, Head, 42 Farmer Carter born Hilton Dorset, Mary A Drake wife, 36, Charwoman, born Plymouth Devon, Annie J Drake dau 14 Scholar born Woolland Dorset, Fanny Drake dau 11 born Tarrant Crawford, Charles R Drake son 9 born Tarrant Crawford, Henry J Drake son 7 born Tarrant Crawford and Albert J Drake son 2 born Eling Hampshire. Address Foxhills Cottage. I am lead to believe that Stephen & Mary Ann Drake may have went to live in Sommerset later on. I would love to hear from any one who may be able to help
red mail Davis - Still
John Davis married Martha Still in Blandford Forum in 1808. Help - I cannot trace Martha Still.
William Tarr
I am looking for information regarding William Tarr born around 1815 in Bladford
red mail Chammen
I am looking for any information regarding the Chammen surname in Blandford Forum.Also the surname Cox& Norton

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