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red mail Sutton Poyntz - (Sutton Poyntz - Dorset)
Preston cum Sutton Poyntz. Detailed history of the Thorne family from mid 18th century to present day.
red mail WHITE's at SUTTON WALDRON - (Sutton Waldron - Dorset)
Any information regarding Henry White his wife Rosanna and children Thomas, Norah, and Frederick i believe they moved to Sutton Waldron in 1914. Norah and Frederick went to school there Thomas i believe worked at the rectory in Fontmell Magna as a gardner and quite possibly at the Crown. They did all eventually emigrate to N.Z. Any info would be much appreciated
red mail ALLEN - (Sydling St Nicholas - Dorset)
I am looking for any info on the ALLEN (ALLAN) family. John and his wife, Susan (Susannah) and their son George. They were blacksmiths. George was born in Sydling St. Nicholas around 1830 ish. The family later moved to Stratton. Thanks
red mail Bridle - (Sydling St Nicholas - Dorset)
I am looking for William and Marianna (Mariana, Marina) Bridle whose daughter, Amy Wilkins Bridle was baptised in Hope Independent Chapel in 1790.
red mail McAllister - (Sydling St Nicholas - Dorset)
Seeking info re Thomas McAllister b.1868. Address East St. Stratford Essex. Spouse Ann Blatch b. 1869
red mail Hibberds in Sydling - (Sydling St Nicholas - Dorset)
Looking for any information on the Hibberds who lived in Sydling in 1870 My Great Grand Father William Hibberd was born there. Regards Stephen
red mail Annie wise - (Tarrant Gunville - Dorset)
can you help me please i am trying to find any information on annie wise who lived in tarrent gunville i know that she worked at the bugle horn inn in 1881 and lived with sophia & george downe george also worked for many years in the bugle horn thankyou jp
red mail bishop charles - (Tarrant Gunville - Dorset)
lived in tarrant gunville i beleive all his life circa 1860-1950 four children one of which was my mother florence mary bishop born 1911 and died 1990 aged 79, she worked at eastbury house, and moved to bournemouth at a young age,
red mail GOMER - (Tarrant Gunville - Dorset)
I am still searching for a HARRIET GOMER who may have been born/or lived in Tarrant Gunville around 1810. I understand from her marriage certificate that her fathers name was CHARLES but I cannot find any further information on the family. Harriet married WILLIAM ADLAM in 1837
red mail Harding - (Tarrant Gunville - Dorset)
Looking for Hardings 1800 to present day
red mail Read - (Tarrant Keyneston - Dorset)
Read family left this village before 1881 and moved to Battersea n London. John read born 1828 married Martha Belben here in 1856.
red mail Read family - (Tarrant Keyneston - Dorset)
My family were living in Battersea at the turn of the 20th century where my grandfather William Read was born in 1901.At present researching my family who I believe were living in Battersea around 1881 but so far have been unable to go back farther.
red mail Edward Fiander - (Tarrant Keyneston - Dorset)
I am trying to find info on the parents of Edward Fiander born 1861. His grandparents were Frederick & Eliza Fiander.
red mail James - (Tarrant Keyneston - Dorset)
Joseph James lived here with his wife Jane. He was 24 years of age working as a carter. Jane was also 24 born at Clenston Dorset.1861 census. Looks like Jane (nee Woolridge) may have died not long after this for Joseph remarried in 1862.
red mail White - (Tarrant Monkton - Dorset)
I would be interested in exchanging information on the Whites of Tarrant Monkton/Launceston, in particular James White born around 1828.
red mail KING FAMILY - (Tarrant Monkton - Dorset)
Are you related to the KING family who came from Tarrant Monkton/Tarrant Rawston/Hodstock, Dorset? Charles King came originally from Bowerchalke, Wilts. Seeking information and photos (if at all possible).
red mail Lost in Time - (Tarrant Monkton - Dorset)
Trying to locate a Jane Compton born 1795 christened Tarrant Monkton to Robert and Martha. Either died or married butb lost in time. Could anyone help please.
red mail Charles Henry Warr - (Tarrant Monkton - Dorset)
I would like to check the parentage of my great grandfather Charles Henry Warr who appears on the 1861 census aged 15, with parents Reuben and Charlotte;and younger brother Augustin and sisters Mary, Louise, Charlotte and Lavinia but does not appear in 1851 aged 5 with brother Augustin and a sister Sarah(who may have died).Perhaps he was staying with another member of the family at the time?
red mail Tapper - (Tarrant Rawston - Dorset)
Daniel Tapper b c 1798, appointed gamekeeper at Tarrant Rawston in 1826 - I am seeking information on his brief time (about 2 yrs) there
red mail Grays & Moores - (Thornford - Dorset)
Researching the Gray Family and The Moores of Thornford Dorset
HUNT, BUGLER and HANNAM/HAMMOND - (Thornford - Dorset)
I should be interested to hear from anyone researching the above families in 18th and 19th century Thornford.
red mail Sarah Banger (Nee Hunt) thornford - (Thornford - Dorset)
I'm looking for information regarding my g.g.g.grandmother, Sarah Banger (Nee Hunt) born in 1843 thornford, dorset. Her parents were George and Susannah (Nee Gray). Susannah's parents I think were Able Moore and Mary Gray and I also wonder why the children of Able and Mary appear to have taken their mothers name?
Stickland at Three Legged Cross - (Three Legged Cross - Dorset)
William Peter Stickland (1844-1916) is my husband's maternal great grandfather. His daughter, Beatrice Ellen was his grandmother. I am trying to research the Stickland family. I have got back as far as William Stickland (William Peter's father). Any further information would be welcome.
red mail charles jarvis - (Tincleton - Dorset)
hello, I would love to have information on the parents or origin town for Charles Jarvis who married Betty Shitler or Shitier in Tincleton 1760. I cannot find any trace of his birth anywhere. Only that his death records show born 1740.(died in tolpuddle) Either can I find the birth of Betty. Maiden name of Betty also unknown as her marriage records show Shitler or Shitier was her previous married name she was a widow.
red mail Todber School and families - (Todber - Dorset)
My Barnes family came from Todber and I was born there. I have photos of the school from the early 1900s and know quite a lot about the families who lived there. I would be happy to share with anyone whose family originated there.
red mail Dibben - (Toller Porcorum - Dorset)
My Grandfather, Robert Gwyn DIBBEN, came to Canada before WW1. He married Marion Eleanor BRYCE. His family, Joseph Sheppard DIBBEN m. to Elizabeth Draper SAUNDERS, ran the Swan Inn there until the 1960's when his last sister, Margaret, died. Wouldlove any stories of this village.
red mail Syms - (Toller Porcorum - Dorset)
A John Syms married 1719 in Crewkerne to Ann Beard and had a daughter (my ancestor) Elizabeth there in 1725. John was listed as of Toller Porcum but the problem is that the only one I could find was the one bapt 1677 which would have him age 42 at his marriage (a bit late) and last child born when he was about 70 (again a bit late) but I couldn't find any other possibility. I only have access to the Bishops Transcripts so there may be another John in a missed year. There is the possibility that John (1677) could be the grandfather but that would have each with a marriage very young at age 20 or before.
Oliver And Brown - (Tolpuddle - Dorset)
searching for information regarding James Oliver and ann Brown m. Tolpuddle 8/4/1817 and any descendents
red mail frederick of tolpuddle - (Tolpuddle - Dorset)
looking to find info for frederick trim and louisa trim they had 4 children annie,sarah (my great gran)henry and robert.robert and frederick worked on local farms in or around tolpuddle any help would be great as im doing my family tree many thanks to all june
red mail BRINE - (Tolpuddle - Dorset)
Any information please on the BRINE family of Tolpuddle. This family were farmers / yeomen, and probably connected in some way to the James BRINE of the Tolpuddle Martyrs. James BRINE (1794-1868) married my 3xG Aunt Mansel Moore LANE of Berwick St.John. They had one child, Betsey Lane, who died in 1854, age 14. James' father was William BRINE. He also had an older brother, William, who married Elizabeth COLLIER. Their children, William & Priscilla married brother and sister Edwin & Elizabeth RANDALL.
James Hammett - (Tolpuddle - Dorset)
I am trying to trace my family tree back to James & John Hammett of the Tolpuddle Martyrs
Tolpuddle Martyr - James Brine - (Tolpuddle - Dorset)
We are trying to find out the names and DOB of the four children born to James Brine and Elizabeth in UK before the family moved to Canada in 1844
red mail Downtons of Tyneham - (Tyneham - Dorset)
Any information gratefully received on my Grandmothers family of Downtons who lived in Tyneham village prior to the evacuation. I also have an excellent book entitled "Tyneham - the lost village" which has excellent references to what happened during that time. Will gladly post on and lend to any interested parties.
Legges of Dorset - (Tyneham - Dorset)
Looking for anyone related to Mary Legge who was born in Tyneham in the late 1800's
red mail Christopher Family - (Upwey - Dorset)
Hannah Christopher born upwey 1833 married William David Spiller at Sheppey children were William ,Laura ,Edwin ,fanny,george and walter.Hannah and William are my g.g grandparents.Iam very interested in finding out more about family,Hnnahs fatherwas George Cgristopher a coastguard
red mail sprague - (Upwey - Dorset)
Thorner family - (Upwey - Dorset)
Information sought especially on William Thorner. His daughter Ann was married in Upwey to Robert Woadden/Wadden on 19/6/1836, although both are described as from Litton Cheney
red mail Walditch - (Walditch - Dorset)
looking for the ackermans who ran the blacksmith shop in the 1800
red mail Harris - (Wallisdown - Dorset)
Searching for descendants of Daniel & Jane Harris and their children Rose Isabel & Herbert Sidney living at Wallisdown approx 1900
red mail evans - (Wambrook - Dorset)
searching for decendants from wambrook
red mail Courtney/Courtnay Family - (Wambrook - Dorset)
Researching the above family. William Courtney one time Church Warden at Wambrook.Buried 2.6.1771 Whitestaunton. Somerset Any help appreciated. Thankyou
red mail Peter Staple - (Wambrook - Dorset)
Would like to communicate with descendants of Staple families of Wambrook, Dorset, late 1500's to mid 1600's.
red mail Fry - (Wambrook - Dorset)
Henry Fry married Ann Seaward 28-Oct-1756 Wambrook. Both are described as being of this parish, but there are no Frys prior to this marriage in Wambrook (or nearby Chardstock). Henry Fry's approximate date of birth is believed to be 1730. So looking for an indenture or apprenticeship c. 1740 for Henry Fry to someone in Wambrook to find where he came from in the reaches of Dorset, Devon or Somerset.
red mail Trenchard / Valentine marriage - (Wambrook - Dorset)
Robert TRENCHARD married Susanna VALENTINE at Wambrook on 13th May 1811. They subsequently farmed at Churchstanton and at Hemyock. Does anyone have any information on the origins of this Robert Trenchard, please?
red mail Plainfield House - (Waterloo - Dorset)
I would like any information on this house, home of an uncle David Vine Taylor born 1901. From photos it looks a Georgian House and his family had a farm and about 28 acres It was pulled down for development.
red mail Elizabeth Collins - (Waytown - Dorset)
Death of Elizabeth HALLETT married (1) John APLIN; (2) Henry Richard Vincent GILLHAM,(3)James COLLINS 28 February 1939. Buried at Netherbury.
red mail Tuckers Of The Custom House - (West Bay - Dorset)
Has anyone any information about Henry Tuckers family. Henry was involoved in rope making. Henry was one of 15 children brought up in Bridport and Allington. Henry's cousins included William Cleeves Tucker and Walter Tucker. Henry's father was Richard Tucker b 1803/1802, mnore of him on Bridport page.
COOMBES - (West Bay - Dorset)
My great great grandmother Marina COOMBES was married in SYMONSBURY, near West Bay in 1852 to William GOODING. She was the daughter of John COOMBES. Can anyone tell me more of the family ?
red mail West Compton Abbas, Dorset - (West Compton - Dorset)
I wonder if any readers know when Abbas was dropped and West added.Roger
Moorland Farm, W. Moors - (West Moors - Dorset)
I am trying to locate Moorland Farm on a map. My mother Eva B.M. BRICKELL was living there at the time of the 1911 Census with her parents Sidney Charles and Wiinifred Mary, her siblings and other relations. Their house was burnt down sometime in 1912 and they lost virtually everything. They moved to Wiltshire afterwards. The fire happened on the day of the Congregational Chapel Anniversary - they were there at the time. Does anyone know what date the anniversary is?
red mail Hector Family - (West Morden - Dorset)
I am looking for the relatives or anyone interested in the Hector family. My gr grandparents were James Hector b 1828 Misterton, Devon and Annie Whitlock b 1829 Vernham's Dean Hampshire. In the 1871 census they were living at 29 West Street, West Morden, Somerset with their 12 children, most of whom were born in Morden. James died 31/12/1905 and Annie 09/01/1900 both in Morden, Dorset.
red mail Crocker Family in Morden - (West Morden - Dorset)
I am looking for information on the Crocker family of Bacon Hill Farm, Morden, prior to 1881. I know that Robert Crocker married Eliza Baker and had 10 children, but am unable to go back further than that.
red mail Looking for church records from WEST PARLEY, 1700's - (West Parley - Dorset)
Looking for church records from Parley parish 1700's in order to trace JOHN SANDY, who had a daughter, Mary, 29 Nov. 1748 in Ringwood, Hampshire. On the birth record for Mary, John is listed as being from PARLEY PARISH. Any information would be greatly appreciated!
red mail west parley - (West Parley - Dorset)
looking for any info on w rabbitts living in west paley in about 1871 as a dairy man
red mail VINE & BELL - (West Parley - Dorset)
My grandparents Albert Charles Vine & Gertrude Eveyln Bell both worked for the Cooper-Dean family of Littledown. Albert's father was George, born Holdenhurst 1855, married to Elizabeth Rabbetts, born Parley 1854. George & Elizabeth died one day apart in 1926. Any information on these great-grandparents, their siblings and older generations would be welcome.
red mail PORTER of West Stafford, Dorset - (West Stafford - Dorset)
Is anybody researching the Porter family of West Stafford, Dorset? I have John Porter of West Stafford, bp. 1754, who married Sarah Bun(n) of Winterbourne Steepleton, bp. 1757. I would be very interested to hear of other Porters in the area and am more than willing to share any information which I have. Marion.
red mail Champain - (West Stour - Dorset)
Rebecca Champain married John Gray from West Stour 7/4/1768. Does anyone have her in their tree as I can not find any info. on her.
red mail Meridew/Merrydew West Stour - (West Stour - Dorset)
I have in my tree various Meridew/Merrydew's. The first is William born about 1758 married 1783 to Elizabeth Axford. One of their children another William married Sarah Ware in 1819 at West Stour. I have tracked through marriages my family.Please can anyone help with any Meridews earlier than 1758. Or has anyone any of these peoples in their Tree.
red mail stone family - (Weston, Isle of Portland - Dorset)
any one know about the stone famiy on portland .my grandfather was shadrach stone thanks pauline
red mail Childs - (Whitcombe - Dorset)
Looking for George Childs b. 1841 his father was John. George married Ann Vivien in 1861 they had daughter Martha Mary Childs b. Westminster 1862.
red mail Whitcombe, Dorset - (Whitcombe - Dorset)
Looking for information on a Richard Burt who married an Emma Cake in the 1850's. Richard was born in Whitcombe in 1831.
red mail Winterbourne Came, Dorset - (Whitcombe - Dorset)
Looking for information about Emma Burt formerly maiden name of Cake from Winterborne Came married a Richard Burt from Whitcombe in Dorset, in the 1850's.
red mail Winterborne Came, Dorset. - (Whitcombe - Dorset)
Looking for information for family history on a Richard Burt who married an Emma Cake in the 1850's and lived at Winterborne Came, Dorset.
red mail whitcombe, dorset - (Whitcombe - Dorset)
I have a George Whitcombe married Margaret Burt in the village of Whitcombe in 1815. Can anyone put me in touch with details of other Whitcombes who may have lived in the village or who lived there? My line of Whitcombs comes from East Meon in Hants, and Petworth in West Sussex. Does anyone have any connection with the above or of the various Whitcombe/e families originating from Sherborne, Dorset in the 1500/1600s?
NECKLEN of Winterbourne Came - (Winterborne Came - Dorset)
William NECKLEN 1813-1882 came from Ripley/Sopley in Hampshire, but was at Winterbourne Came by 1841. Two sons were born there
red mail Compton William born c1811 - (Winterborne Clenston - Dorset)
Looking for parents and ancestors of William Compton who moved to Lancashire changing profession from agricultural labourer to jobbing gardener.The 'why' of the move would be nice to know since he wasnt employed in cotton trade although his wife and family were.
red mail Woolridge - (Winterborne Clenston - Dorset)
Jane Woolridge born abt 1836 to parents John & Mary Woolridge. Jane married Joeseph James born Shapwick, Dorset. Need infor on Joseph.
red mail House, Bryant, Brewer - (Winterborne Houghton - Dorset)
I'm researching Dorothy HOUSE, whose daughter Leonora/ Alinora was 'base born' in Milborne c.1812. The father was thought to be William BREWER. Leonora married a gentleman farmer, William BRYANT from Berwick Farm, Swyre. Dorothy claims to have been born in Winterbourne Houghton according to the 1851 census. Can anyone offer help on this one?
red mail STANDFIELD family of Winterborne Kingston - (Winterborne Kingston - Dorset)
I'm researching the history of the STANDFIELD family of Winterborne Kingston and the surrounding area. I would be interested to hear from anyone with Dorset-based Standfield ancestors, but especially with Standfield links from the following areas: Winterborne Kingston, Wareham, Carey (nr. Wareham), Bere Regis, Middle Hyde, Moreton, Bloxworth. I have traced each generation of the Winterborne Kingston / Bere Regis Standfields back to the marriage of my 5 x great-grandparents Charles Standfield and Dorothy Fry in 1760. Other Dorset surnames with links to my Standfield ancestors are: FRY, HENWOOD, HAWKINS, COBB, TARRANT, SAMWAYS, PUCKETT, STICKLEY, IRONSIDE, SERGENT, TRIM, TOOPE, TREVETT. I would be happy to share any of the information I have already found.
red mail Strouds/Ballams - (Winterborne Kingston - Dorset)
I am researching the Strouds (John & Anne, nee Ballam) of Winterborne Kingston. They had at least 2 children, Keziah & Mary, born 1817 & 1826 respectively.
red mail Hawkins - (Winterborne Kingston - Dorset)
I am interested to know of anyone researching the Hawkins family of Winterbourne Kingston
STANLEY / STANDLEY FAMILY OF W. KINGSTON - (Winterborne Kingston - Dorset)
Looking for information on the STANLEY / STANDLY family. HENRY STANLEY/STANDLY(chimney sweep)born c. 1778. Don't know name of first wife.Only children I can find are: PETER(tinker and grinder)married SUSANNAH WELLSTEAD, and WILLIAM who married MARY BALLAM.Peter and Susannah's children were: Henry,Charlotte,Mary Ann, Charles, Caroline, Robert, Emma, Selina and Susannah who married ROBERT BRIDLE. William and Mary's children were: GEORGE BALLAM(b.1820), VIRTUE(b.1822 married JAMES DAVIS) and MARIA(b.1825ish, married HENRY MILFORD). Virtue and James' children were; ARTHUR(b.1846), GEORGE(b.1847), MARY BALLAM(b.1852) and HENSLEY OLIVER(b.1857,died 1866).Family believed to be of Romany Gypsy origins and possibly connected to the large STANLEY family at Wareham and maybe Puddletown.Father Henry married second wife SARAH MILLS in 1832 and had other children by her, living at Fordington near Dorchester.
red mail Elizabeth NOTTING/SANSOM - (Winterborne Kingston - Dorset)
If anyone ahs any information on the following people please let me know. Elizabeth Notting (1729-1782) born to William Notting, siblings William 1733 and Joyce 1737, married William Sansom (1722-1793). Children Mary 1751-1802, John 1754, Gerard 1756-1756, Elizabeth 1759, Ann 1761, Alexander 1762, Alice 1764 and Gerald 1757.
red mail Maiden Castle Farm - (Winterborne Monkton - Dorset)
Any info on George and Annie Churchill living at Maiden Castle Farm in 1901. George born about 1849 in Compton Vallence and Annie about 1845 in Broadwindsor. They are my g-g-grandparents. Their daughter Jane was my g- grandmother.
ricketts - (Winterborne Stickland - Dorset)
looking for the parents of susan ricketts born born in stickland 1848 we think mother name was mary and the father name was isaac it the mother s maiden name we need many thanks
red mail THE ROSE FAMILY - (Winterborne Stickland - Dorset)
William Rose (b.about 1733) married Margaret Sticley(?) on 3 Jan 1760. They had children: William (1762), Ann (1766), Elizabeth (1768), Jane (1773) and Sarah (1777). If anyone can add to the story I would be delighted to hear from them. Terry
red mail Ballam family - (Winterborne Stickland - Dorset)
I am researching the Ballams of Winterbourne Stickland and areas in and around Dorset. I am particularly interested in the families of Henry Balaam (b. c. 1754) and Samuel Ballam (b. 1791) if anyone can help/is also researching these individuals. I think there may also be a strong family connection with the village of Winterborne Kingston.
red mail bench - (Winterborne Stickland - Dorset)
i am looking for descendents of Charlotte Bench born 26 dec 1797,mothers name could be jane bench not sure can anyone help, thankyou
Squire - (Winterborne Zelston - Dorset)
I have Frederick Thomas Squire b. 1823 to Joseph & Sarah in Winterborne Zelston. Does anyone have any information about Joseph Squire, believed to have been born around 1797, also in Winterborne Zelston. Also, any information about other siblings of Frederick, possibly Caroline Squire?
red mail Gilham / Manuel - (Winterborne Zelston - Dorset)
Anyone with a connection to or information on John Gilham born in Almer ? who married Charlotte Manuel on 29th Sep 1856 in Mapperton Dorset I would be very happy to hear from you I am trying to find more information on the Gilham line of the family. Happy Hunting :-)
taylor in winterbourne - (Winterbourne Abbas - Dorset)
i am looking for any information on a robert taylor born 1791-96 married to a grace i think he ws a farm carter but what farm not sure.
red mail Lucy Angel - (Winterbourne Steepleton - Dorset)
Born in Winfrith, Dorset and working as a domestic servant at The Manor House, Winterbourne Steepleton in 1891 at the age of 20. No trace after this date via any census or bmd record. Any information would be helpful.
red mail MITCHELL - (Witchampton - Dorset)
John Hoffe MITCHELL (1812-1892) and his wife Mary (nee MITCHELL) lived at Deans Leaze Farm, Witchampton, Dorset. They had no children. John Hoffe was born in Compton Abbas. He was executor to my 3xG uncle John LANE'S will. The two men sailed to America (New York) in 1831, and were very nearly shipwrecked.
red mail Sarah Joyner, born 1851. - (Witchampton - Dorset)
Married George Thomas Mitchell on July 26th, 1873 in Sherborne Dorset. Sarah and George moved to Fulham London and had their family there. I'm looking for any details of Sarah's parents or siblings.
Budden Caffrey - (Witchampton - Dorset)
Edith Budden b 1876 Witchampton m Jack Caffrey. Their children were Kathleen and Nora.
Researching the MANN family from Witchampton, Wimborne and Hinton Martell in Dorset. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Pope-Witchampton - (Witchampton - Dorset)
I have a Isaac Pope born c1778 in Witchampton married to a Mary King from Havant. They married in Christchurch in 1820 and had 3 children...Sarah,Isaac and Mary
red mail Tubbs Richard - (Woodlands - Dorset)
Also looking for Richard Tubbs who was I believe a Farmer in Woodlands, Born around the first quarter of the 19th century
Arnold Arundel Tubbs - (Woodlands - Dorset)
Born abt 1888, father Albert, mother Eliza. Joined Dorset Regt WW1 and fought Middle East & India. Joined Dorset County Council Roads & Bridges Dept until retirement Brothers Robert Gillingham and Walter John.
John Loader c1800 Woodlands Dorset - (Woodlands - Dorset)
The above was a Gardener at Wrest Park Beds in the 1841, 1851 1861. At this time, the head Gardener was Seward Snow who was born in Sixpenny Handley. I wonder if John Loader was related to theSnows of Sixpenny Handley as it seems too much of a coincidence that two people should work together so far from Dorset unless they knew each other or were related. I cannot find any other records for John Loader and wonder if anyone knows any thing about him,. His wife was Fanny/Frances, born according to the 1851 and 1861 Census in Waltham Hants or Darly (?) Hants. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
John Loader or Leader born Woodlands c1799 - (Woodlands Common - Dorset)
I have found the above in 1861 at Wrest Park Beds, described as a gardener. The head gardener at this point was Seward Snow, born c1794 Sixpenny Handley. George Ford, nephew of Seward Snow and his successor as head gardener was also at Wrest Park at this point. It seems too much of a coincidence and I am sure that John must have been known to each other prior to moving to Wrest Park. They may have been related. If anyone has any information about John Loader or Leader born Woodlands c1799 married to Frances, I would be very interested.
Bowrings of Woodsford - (Woodsford - Dorset)
My great grandfather,Levi Bowring was born in Woodsford in 1849,the son of Henry G. and Caroline Bowring.Henry was born in Wyke Regis in 1816.I am seeking his parents and the maiden name of Caroline and any other info related to the Bowrings in this area of Dorset.The links from the Bow(e)rings is to the Wellmans,also of Woodsford and the Brownjohns of Moreton.
red mail Mary Trim, Pentridge - (Woodyates - Dorset)
Mary Trim died in Pentridge church in 1728. She was mother of John Trim; father unknown. Mary believed married at Wimborne St Giles. Any info reperiiod before 1728 would be welcome
red mail Woodyates Inn - (Woodyates - Dorset)
Samuel BROOKE, of Woodyates Inn, in the county of Dorset, Innholder, having assigned his Estate and Effects to Mr.James STAYNER, of Ilminster, and Mr.John PETT, of Dorchester. 31 Jan 1825, according to the Salisbury & Winchester Journal. Samuel, (b. 1772 Caterham, Surrey) married Martha STAYNER (b 1772 Dorchester)in Paddington, Middlesex in 1809. The Inn is mentioned in Thomas Hardy's The Trumpet Major: the royal party 'change horses at Woodyates Inn' (Ch.11). The Inn (since demolished) was on the Blandford-Salisbury road near the Dorset-Wiltshire boundary and was 'famous as a posting house in the old coaching days --- now much neglected (Sir Frederick Treves, Highways and Byways in Dorset - London: Macmillan, 1906 p. 182 From The Folklore of Sixpenny Handley, Dorset Pt.1 'At East Woodyates, a hamlet of the boundary where Dorset meets Wiltshire and Hampshire, the largest building is the Georgian coaching Inn ...' Any further information on BROOKE, STAYNER, PETT or the Inn is welcome.
red mail Wool, Dorset - (Wool - Dorset)
My 6xgt.grandfather Anthony Sargent and wife Ann had son William born at Wool 9.9.1713, and two other children. I have found no trace of he marriage. Ann was buried as a widow at Wool on 11.1o.1758. An Adminstration Order dated 10.3.1748/9 was granted to Moses Ayles of Christchurch Twynham, Hants, mariner, for the estate of Anthony Sargent, mariner. Maybe Anthony was drowned at sea. Any suggestions?
Mary Ann DENCHER - (Wool - Dorset)
Believed to have been born about 1791 in Wool. 1851 Census states Woolbridge, Dorset. !861 Census advises East Lulworth. Married John Peacock 1811 at Marylebone, London. Any knowledge of Mary anyone?
red mail Alabaster - (Wool - Dorset)
Looking for descendents of Peg (nee Frost) and Len Alabaster last known address Wool, Dorset. Peg is niece to my ggAunt Nellie Celia Taylor born August 1891. Looking for maiden name of Nellie Celia Taylor and her sister Mrs E Frost (Pegs Mum, last known address Oxhey, Watford). Any help most appreciated.
red mail Masters family - (Worth Matravers - Dorset)
I am researching Masters in the Purbeck area and have a lot of information going back to 1678. I also have ancestors in these families who link with the Masters: Cull, Culliford, Dolling or Dollinge,Melmoth,Rawles and Trim and have managed to go even further back in time to the Civil War and the Tudors.I have three known smugglers as ancestors!If anyone has any stories, photos or any other information please get in touch. Anne.
red mail Richard Skeats - (Yetminster - Dorset)
Would be very interested in any descendants of Richard 1820- who are interested in the Skeats/es family tree. Grahame
red mail BOW - GROVES - (Yetminster - Dorset)
In 1748 Mary Bow b.1723 married James Groves b.1721 Evershot at Yetminster. I am searching for information on Mary.
red mail Allambridge of Dorset - (Yetminster - Dorset)
I am interested in all references to the Allambridge family of Dorset. One branch was established in Yetminster for some years in the 16th - 18th centuries. Any information would be most welcome.
red mail EAVIS - schoolchildren at Yetminster - (Yetminster - Dorset)
Fanny Jane EAVIS and Emma Eunice EAVIS were both entered in the Log Book for Yetminster Board School in July 1878. They were both born in Dorchester in 1872 and 1874 respectively. I can find no record of them in the 1881 Census. Any suggestions please.
HAYWARD - (Yetminster - Dorset)
Looking for ancestors and family of John Hayward, born about 1800. He married Honor Gill, 4 Feb 1833 in Bradford Abbas and was living in Yetminster where his children were born: Emma bapt 1835 and George, born about 1836.

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