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My wife is a very distant relative of John Pitfolde c1510 of Dorset.His son Robert Pitfold c1540 to 1586 is buried at Witchurch Canonicorum and according to his will he left his wife and other family members lots of Land in the Parishes of Allington,-Witchurch Canonicorum-,Long Bredy,-Marshwood-Symondsbury-Walditch-Shipton George and Powerstock. No mean fete for a man who died aged 46yrs. The name Pitfold later evolved into Pitfield and some generations later my wife,s 3 x gr/grandfather Robert Mallock married an Elizabeth(Betty)Pitfield. I wonder if the name still exists in any of the area,s mentioned.
red mail John Thomas Rendell
John was b 30.5.1866 at Northay Whitchurch s of John Thomas Rendell and Elizabeth (Darke). He married Elizabeth Ann Steel on 22.9.1891 at Musbury. In 1911 census they are living at Cotleigh nr Honiton with 3 of their 5 children. Can anyone tell me what happened to them after that?
red mail boon family
Can anyone help-pleeese. Thomas and Francis Boon moved to Whitchurch Canon' sometime after their births (1790). They had five children, john b.1818, Mary-Ann b.1819, Elizabeth b.1822, Thomas b.1826, Jane b.1826. Can anyone throw light on anything about these two, particulaly where Thomas and Francis came from? I know the family moved to Lyme Regis at some point. many thanks
Bennett /Frome
Looking for Bennett, Frome (sometimes combined into one name) and also Walborne
red mail Walbourne/Hallett
My ggrandmother, Martha Walbourne, was born in Whit. Can. in 1846. She married a William Hallett. Please can anyone help with this family as I can't find anything on the Walbournes. Thanks Neela
red mail Rawlins/Rawlings/Cerrard/Munden/Billson
Searching the ancestors of Richard Rawlens probably son of Richard Rawlens and Elizabeth Cerrard and his wife Sarah Munden probably daughter of Phillip Munden and Susannah Billson
red mail Ceclia Balson
Does anyone have any info on the above lady who married James Eveleigh, Ceclia was born c.1786 in W. C. believe her parents to be Morgan Balson and Joan Vicary but am not 100% can anyone help please.
Nags Head Fishpond Bottom
My father-in-law Frank Holmes was born in The Nags Head 1913, his mother was Mary Wilkinson Holmes a butcher's cashier but there is no father on the birth certificate. Frank Restorick was living there at the time. My father-in-law was adopted by Jennie Restorick who lived in Marshwood she reverted to her maiden name Gratten. Her father was William George Gratten they are both buried in Marshwood churchyard. My father-in-law died in 1970 and never told my husband about his family so we would like to find out anything which would fill in details of his history. The Restoricks were living in Crowcroft Farm Marshwood 1920.
red mail newberry/collier
I am realated to these who married in 1804 of Hawkchurch. has anyone any clues of them?
red mail Boon family of Whitchurch Canonicorum
Hi folks! Am searching for ancestors & descendants of Thomas Boon (b.c.1791) & wife Frances (c.1791-1839?). Their 5 children, all born in Whitchurch: John Boon (1818-1906), Mary Anne Boon (bp.1819), Elizabeth Boon (bp.1822), Thomas Boon (bp.1826) & Jane Boon (bp.1826). Thanks for any help you can give!
red mail Everley
Does anyone have any info on Sarah Eveleigh or her father James
red mail Boyland family
Looking for info on Thomas Boyland b 1876 in Whitchurch and Sarah b 1877 Corscombe . Anne was my g.g.grandma Ann married George Bartlett in Portesham, their dau Esther Ameali married Harry Toms
red mail rendell, scadding
my great grandfather was frederick rendell,b.1867 in whitchurch canonicorum area son of charles and diana rendell. emigrated to us in 1880s. married sarah scadding, daughter of joseph scadding.i belive the scadding family was from morcambelake. any info is appreaciated
red mail larcombe family
the branch i am trying to trace is from whitchurch canonicorum/netherbury grandfather edward john, his father george(i think) and his father pharoah any info would be great?
red mail William Hallett and son John
Searching for John Hallett, s.o. william, born about 1825, moved to Guernsey pre 1847, married Rose Nicholls, 1847, emigrated to Australia 1857, "Gilmore", with his wife & son John, born 1852!
red mail james legg.
Iam looking for the the 1st marrage of james legg b abt 1787 not sure where but 2nd marrage took place at briport dorset in 1843 to sarah huxter of whitchurch canonicorum,they had one son job born 1845 at symonsbury. the father of james is stated as a henry dunn which as you can guess has rearly made me hit a brick wall! can any one help me please!!
red mail Davis Family
Can anybody help with any information on the Davis family headed by Aeneas Davis who was married to a Mary Eveleigh. He was a blacksmith and Inkeeper at the Ship Inn.
red mail wakely's in Whitchurch Canonicorum
Would be interested in any information about the Wakely family in 16th/17th century and in particular any links with smuggling?
red mail Spurrills in Whitchurch
Looking for information on my GG Grandfather. John Spurrill was born Aug 31, 1809. His gravemarker says he was born in Chard, Somerset, but his 1826 enlistment papers into the British Army say he was born in "Whitchurch Parish", Dorset. Pick your own spelling for the last name (Spurrell, Spurle, Spuril, Spurl,etc) as John was illliterate and his name is spelled how the recruiting officer thought it sounded.
any info on the dare families from the 1700s onwards mostly farmers in the Whitchurch /Symonsbury areas
looking for any imformation on the Dare family - farmers i think in the whitchurch area,espeacily Francis Dare b.1872 and lived for a time in Netherbury also his father ? thomas.
red mail Rockett/wakely
I have lots of info re the wakely family who in the 16, 17, 18th centuries also used the name of Rockett. EG re whitchurch C I have wakely/rocketts called Osmund etc, I'm particularly interested in the Rockets
Rockett Family
Looking for any Rockett family in Whitchurch dating back as early as 1575. Names like George and Osmond.

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