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My Grandfather was Alfred James Williams His Father was Albert Henry Williams . My Grandfather was born in Thornbury 1894 he was one of a large family who were Farm Labourers they lived in Alveston the family I think originated from Somerset I know he had a sister Beatrice and one Dorothy . they lived in Joint cottages along the Thornbury to Bristol Road they are no longer there . I know we have descendants in that area whom I would like to connect with
looking to find details of Richard Bray who lived with my father at Oldown Thornbury with my father in 1911 census in the care of a Miss Curtis . just to put all the names down who the Boarders were including my Mother and father My fathers name was Frederick Rea Would be interesred to know where he went to etc as doing the rest of the childen in care Thank you
red mail Marriage Details
Looking for details of marriage of a Susannah Maria Watson to a James Ownesworth,year 1885.and details of occupation and names of witnesses and statues of both parties before this marriage.
Born 1825 Thornbury,GLOS. Married Jane (Pick) Any info would be much appreciated.
red mail Thorn,Pegler,Mahagan
Ralph Thorn married Mary Pegler, daughter Sophia Thorn married John Walker, had daughter Ruth Walker who married Jeremiah Gahaghan (Mahagan). Had childeren, Ellen, Henry, John, Dennis Mahagan. Ellen married Henry Neale, Henry married Sarah Ann Ball, Dennis and John went to Canada. Anyone have any connections? Carol, Canada
red mail craig sawyer
looking for my partners dad who lives in thornbury who was with her mum called michelle dawn clark from southmead, bristol. he has a daughter called kirstie louise clark. can any 1 help me please his name is craig sawyer ???
red mail Daniel Murphy - Irish Stray
Desperately seeking information on Daniel Murphy and family, (married a Joanna O' Reilly, formerly McCarthy) with 2 children from a previous relationship, probably in Ireland, and then 2/3 with Joanna, Another Joanna deceased and Edwin, who then moves onto Bath. Listed as hawkers in census and living at the back of The Seven Stars in 1851. Daniel found dead at Turnpike Road Filton in Bristol in 1864 but Joanna survives and dies in Thornbury workhouse at the end of the century. Any clues?
red mail Baylis 1859
Baylis in Thornbury 1859 and lived later in Bristol, Bedminster. Great Grandfather Edwin Edward Baylis born to Fanny Baylis. Had 10 children:Edwin”Ted”, Thomas Albert, Emily Jane,Roseina, James H. Albert Victor, Nellie Mildred, Mary Cecilla, Reginald and Florence Beatrice. Other surnames associated with the Baylis’ are:Dart, Godfrey, Floyd, Bird, Hacker, Gould, Rawle. Would like to link up and share information with any relatives in England.
red mail Josia Thurston b1705 Oldbury Thornbury
John Thurston was Josia's father. Can someone tell me if this is the John Thurston that married Ursula Parnell abt 1703 ?
red mail Hall family
George Hall 1867 /1945 plumber in Thornbury Glos. married Frances Boulton. He had 2 sons. After Frances died he married Florence.
LUCAS - The Past & and Present
My search is for further information and images if possible, of the ancestors and descendents of George Lucas, born 1801 in Elberton, Gls. & his wife Elizabeth Price. Historically this Gloucestershire family’s occupations appear to have been mainly agricultural, along with related trades and businesses. Current information and records suggest that this Lucas family line have lived in the Thornbury and immediate surroundings since the 1500's. I would be most grateful to hear from anyone with any information relating to this line.
red mail gough /luke 1834-37
Luke son of Sarah Gough on 1851 Census living in trevethin Monmouthshire plus other children Henry George-Sarah a widow - all say born Thornbury any info appreciated - Sarah later married a Sharach Flowers in 1855.
red mail Charles & Sarah Ann Williams (nee Grove)
We are trying to find if anyone is aware of these two people, our great grandparents. They were married around 1872 but dont know when Charles was exactly born, may be mid 19th century. Sarah Ann was born Dec 1850.Both were from Thornbury.
red mail William Holder 1846c
I am looking for William Holder he married Elizabeth Tomlins 16th Feb 1873 in Coleford,he was then aged 26yrs (1847) On the 1861 CENSUS he was with John Nelmes and Emma(I think Naomi Holder) as William Holder Wifes son Born Rockhampton.In 1871 William Holder With John and Naomi Nelmes as Nephew Born Thornbury.I am looking for a birth certificate for him.Any help no matter how small please.
red mail thornbury
searching for info on thomas pritchard who also went by the name of thomas nelmes,his parents were ann nelmes and jessy pritchard.thomas married elizabeth church and any info on their children would be welcome.
mundy family
looking for information on austin mundy
red mail townsend,riddle thornbury glos
hello, I am trying to trace my ancestors george and eliza townsend. george was an agric lab on the 1861 census for glos where he lived with eliza, nee riddle and their children, harriet, edward,thomas,sarah and charles, all born in thornbury. edward i think was a seaman? but I have no idea where or what etc. Harriet is my gt gt grandmother and i would love to get to know all about her so any help much appreciated, thank you.
red mail PriscillaThorn
Would like to know if anyone is researching the following families of Thornbury and Berkeley. Mary POWELL born 1831, parents Joseph and Priscill POWELL nee THORN. Priscilla's parents were Ralph THORN and Mary PEGLER, Crossways, Thornbury. Joseph's Parents were Joseph POWELL and Elizabeth nee KING of Berkeley. Mary went to Panteg near Pontypool,Mon. to live and had three sons as a single mother --William 1861, Isaac c1863, and Robert POWELL 1871. She married George ROBINSON and had a daughter Mary Ann (Polly)by 1881. Would love to hear from anyone related to these families.
red mail annie lambert
I am looking for info relating to Annie Lambert who I believe was born at Thornbury around 1883. She died in Mansfield Notts in 1932 and was married to Joseph Burrows who originated fron Ilkeston, Derbys. Any info would help please.
red mail DERRICK
Currently,researching the above mentioned surname.My ggg grandfather was born in 1825 and i believe married a Jane Pick,whom it seems came from Cromhall in Gloucester.Any help would be much appreciated. Many Thanks, Dave
Wrights/ Andrews
Mary & Thomas Andrews had Mary Jane(1839) and Ester. Mary Jane married Charles William Wright who unfourtunatley died the year their two children were born any help needed! The wrights are impossible to trace so anyone out there please help!
I am looking for my great grandad born 1863/4 CHARLES NICHOLLS born in Thornbury,Bristol Gloucestershire. I have found him on the 1901 & 1891 census but I am unable to find him on any other census or birth registration. I know he married ADA VEAL in 1884 at the Bristol registry office. His fathers name was Charles but he was deceaded when he got married. Anyone one with any information I would be very grateful.
red mail Baylis in Thornbury and later in Swansea
My great great grandfather Thomas Baylis was born about 1855 in Thornbury. His mother was Fanny Baylis and I believe his grandfather was Benjamin Baylis. At some point between the 1871 and 1881 census he moved to Swansea. He married Ann Lewis and had 3 children Thomas James (my g g grandfather Tom), Elizabeth and Ethel. I would love to talk to anyone who thinks they might be crawling along a branch of the same Baylis tree either in Swansea or Thornbury.
red mail GOUGH or GOFF and HAYMAN
Hannah Gough/Goff was born circa 1797 in nearby Olveston. Hannah married James HAYMAN 1824 in Alveston. They had the following children (prior to James conviction for theft and subsequent transportation to Australia in 1836) Emma 1827-, Elizabeth 1828-, James 1831-, William 1833- and Harriet. Hannah also had a child Frances GOUGH 1821- prior to her marriage with James and another George HAYMAN in 1838 following James' departure. Emma HAYMAN 1827- married Job GOUGH in 1851 in Thornbury. This couple emmigrated to OZ with the two (orphan?) children of Frances GOUGH 1821-; Selina and Sarah Ann.
red mail matthews
henry matthews born 1829 married alice batt 1855 pontypool
red mail Frederick George White
Frederick George White, born Thornbury c1863. Father William, born 1841 Thornbury, mother Emma, born 1841 Thornbury. Married Ada Margaret Plumley in 1885. Any information regarding this family gratefully received as have come to a dead end!
red mail Frederick Nelmes
I am looking for Frederick Nelmes born 1836-37. He lived in Bream Eaves at age 45 - could he be the son of Thomas Nelmes in Thornbury? He married Caroline Petheram.
red mail Neal,Nealle,Neale Ruther
Looking for info on Nellie Ruther (my Great grandfather Francis Henry Ruther sister)she married ?Reg Neale they lived in Salter Street Berkeley Gloucestershire in 1910 they had 4 children Lloyd,Beatty,Walter and Betty and also my Grandmother Doris Constance Ruther who lived with them for a short while around 1912-14 until she became an orphan and was then put into the Thornbury Union Workhouse until she went into service to work as a maid in1916 approx for Dr. Phelps in Gloster Rd Thornbury.Any info on this family would be most appreciated.
red mail Barton
I have information back to my 7GGF BARTON,Robert. B 1600-1610c bur 18 feb 1644 M Sussanah Holloway 1635 she D 10 Oct 1684 was daughter of Edward Holloway / Martha Unknown I cant make connection earlier than that tho have some will info with a generational gap in mid 1500s. Any Barton info earlier or around that era would help. Thanks, Gerald NZ
John James Miller
Looking for any information on my grandfather John who was born in 1894. I am unable to find him at all on the census for 1900,
Jane Legg in 1825
Seeking info on LEGG family living in Thornbury, Bristol and Bedminster from 1800 to about 1860. In particular info on a Jane Legg who was a marriage witness at an 1825 wedding in St James Bristol.
red mail John and Mary (nee Pearce of Berkeley) Thurston
I'm searching for information regarding John and Mary Thurston, the dedicatees of a dancing master’s book, in manuscript form, inscribed on the title page: To John Thurston, Gent, Kington, near Thornbury, Gloucestershire, 1736. Any information would be most welcome.
red mail Gough of Thornbury
Keen to learn how various Goughs of Thornbury fit together and particularly how they relate to george Gough and Edith Lanfear, his wife.
red mail Mark White
I am searching for information relating to an ancestor of mine called Mark White. Mark died in about 1873. He was married to Elizabeth Pritchard in 1860 at Thornbury. His Father was John White. At this stage there is little information on where he was born or where his family came from except that his residence at the time was Whitfield.
red mail Taylor/Newman
Mary Newman married James Taylor 1848 St Mary Thornbury Glos. sons Arron Newman Taylor b.1849 Hillmartin Wilt Charles George Taylor b.1851 Hillmartin Wilt both were christened at St Marys Thornbury Glos I would like the history of the Newman family in Thornbury Glos.
red mail nelmes family
I am looking for any information on the NELMES family who came from Thornbury. Thomas NELMES who married Elizabeth CHURCH and had children called Elizabeth,Emily,Jessie,Thomas,Frederick,May, Ellen,Elsie and Charles. Addresses have been given as Crossways,Milbury Heath and The Hackett. Would welcome any info. however small to begin to fill the gaps.
red mail Thurston
I am looking for any relatives of the Thurston family who lived at Kington House, Thornbury.
red mail Vaughan, early1800s
Looking for ancestors of Benjamin Vaughan a tailor in Thornbury wife was Hester Latch they had amongst others my grandfather also Benjamin who married Georgina Selwood from Hawkesbury
red mail Jeremiah Mahagan
Jerimiah Mahagan, wife Ruth listed in 1881 Thornbury, Gloucester census as living at Upper Bath Rd, village of Thornbury. Jeremiah dies in 1894 in Thornbury. Wife Ruth dies in 1902 in Thornbury. Their children were Ellen, Henry, John and Dennis.Ellen marrried Henry Neale, child Frederick Neale (1893). Henry married Sarah Ann Ball, children, Henry Dennis, Nellie May, Albert Ernest, Edward Baden, Miriam Ruth Mahagan. They may have had more children than this. I'm looking for whateverhappened to Jeremiah and Ruth's sons John Mahagan and Dennis Mahagan. One of these people could have been my Grandfather. Thanks. for any help. Carol Y. Canada.
red mail Calf / Wilson
John Calf married Eliza Wilson in 1850 in Thornbury Gloucester any info would be much appreciated

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