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red mail Working around Blackfriars / Hyde Park Rd Portsmouth
Hi, Did you work at the Handmade Bag Co at their factory in Blackfriars Rd Portsmouth up to 1960's? Also the Grosvenor Press or any other workplaces around the areas of Blackfriars Rd / Hyde Park Rd?
red mail Somerville Rd, Southsea, Hampshire
Hi, I'm trying to find out where Somerville Rd, Southsea, Hampshire was located - does anyone know... Any help much appreciated. It was there in the 1930's. K
red mail John C H Smith b c1892 d1963 and Wife Bertha
Desperately trying to find death of his wife Bertha Looking for any information / relatives of : John Charles Henry Smith known as Jack, born c1892 possibly Portsmouth and moved to Kingston-upon-Thames with family as a child. Alternative POB Haer, Wiltshire, England. Confirmed: Married twice, no information re 1st marriage other than they had a son, name unknown, who was at Jack's 2nd marriage. 2nd marriage to Bertha Bullen nee Edwards on Saturday 27th November 1954, St Agatha's Church, Kingston-upon-Thames. Jack and Bertha lived at 79 Boulton Road, Southsea, Hants. Jack died 11 February 1963 in St James Hospital Milton Portsmouth.
red mail Hazel / Dobbs families in Southsea area
Is anyone else researching the Hazel or Dobbs families living in Southsea, Hampshire in the 19th Century? William Dobbs (1827-1828) and his wife Ann Titheridge (1827-1894) lived in Southsea and Portsea with their children William Dobbs (b1848), John Dobbs (b1850), George Dobbs (b1851), Rosina Dobbs (b1853), Henry Dobbs (b1857) and Annie Dobbs (b1858). Rosina married Edward Hazel (b1851) from Portsea in 1871, whose father was Thomas William Hazel (b1841) and Celia Matthews (b1853). Other Hazels in Southsea include Alice Dora Hazel (b1889), Celia Hazel (b1881), Emily Louise Hazel (b1884), and Elizabeth Jane Hazel (b1877). Would like to exchange information. Thanks, Neal
red mail 27 Festing Road Southsea Hampshire
I am looking for information on the family who lived at this address 1922 to1925. I beleive my grandmother was a domestic servant there. thanks
red mail Elizabeth Amy Pink
I am looking for any information of Elizabeth Amy PInk my" grandmother" b 25th June1900 in Colemor Petersfield to George and Arabella Pink one of 8 children her son my father was born 4th May 1923 and adopted 25th April 1925.She married Herbert George Edwards on 27th Feb 1926 they had two girls Gwendoline M b1926 and Eileen E b1928 would dearly love to know anything at all about any member of the family.
red mail Harris family
Looking for anyone descended from Anthony George Harris b 1875 in Southsea, d 1949 Southampton. He married Florence E M Daniel in 1899 in Bideford, Devon.He was in the Merchant Navy in 1902
red mail 11 Herbert Road , Southsea
Looking for the residents of the above address circa 1933 as my grandmother worked as a domestic servant at the address. Grandmothers name Irene Dorothy Gladys Read.
red mail William Harris
I am researching the William Richard and Sarah ( nee Hancock) Harris family of 46 Bath Road Southsea. William was the son of John and Mary Ann ( nee Sercombe) Harris and was born at Dawlish in 1845. He was for many years a Prudential Assurance Agent and had previously lived at Portsmouth. Two of his sons, Ernest and William were also Prudential Insurance Agents. Any information appreciated.
red mail Toosie White of Somers Road, Southsea
I am looking for information about a lady called Toosie White who lived in Somers Road, Southsea in the 1900s. In 1902 she married a Fred Hamer, who was a Corporal in the Lancashire Fusiliers. Her father was James White. Any information will help me.
Bill & Eileen Hanson who ran a guest house in Southsea
Hi. I am trying to find out about my relatives Bill Hanson & his wife Eileen. In the later years of their life I believe they ran a guest house in Southsea. Bill was born in 1913 and died in 1992. I would love to hear from anyone who is related or researching the same family. Many thanks.
red mail GAWN - FIELDING
Nellie Frances GAWN of Southsea (father George was a railway porter) married Herbert John FIELDING a police constable of Gosport on 30th May 1903 at Portsmouth. Does anyone have any information regarding them. Did they divorce? I believe that Herbert married again in 1914. I would like to know what happened to Nellie and were there any children of the marriage.
red mail George Hall
Any information please about George Hall born in Southsea around 1850. All I know is that he married Elizabeth Legg in Portsea in 1884.
red mail Sheffield's Studios Ltd, Southsea
I have found a photo of a great uncle in uniform which was taken at Sheffield's Studios, 18 Russell Street and wondered if they still exist or if not, were they taken over as I want to try and find out the name of the man in uniform. They also had studios in Bognor and Chichester. If anyone can help, I would be very grateful.
red mail the travellers rest southsea
hi! i'm doing some rresearch into the above but having trouble finding any other than it was known as the bass house - does anyone know anything about the history of the place regards gordon
red mail Maria Slade
I am looking for information on my great grandmother Maria Slade. I can find no record of her after my grandfathers birth certificate, born Basingstoke 19/9/1873. Her husband Sidney Slade, died at 34 Prince Regent St, Southsea, 13/11/1874, Maria is not on the death certificate. She was born Maria Smith in Newcastle upon Tyne abt 1832, Sidney was her 2nd husband, her 1st was James Route. Any information would be most welcome.
red mail Brother of Ernest Jarman Gilpin
Ernest Jarman Gilpin was a Private in the London Regiment during WW1. He died aged 36 on the 7/8/1916. He was the Son of M.L and Charles C Gilpin of 1, Norman Rd, Southsea Hants. I have a photo or two of him if anybody is related to him. In return I am most interested in his brother Claude Coombes Gilpin who I believe survived WW1. Can anybody help further? Thank you
red mail TITHERIDGE, William Henry Walter
I am looking for more details of the parents of William Henry Walter TITHERIDGE who was born in about 1813 in Southsea he became a Senior Clerk working at Somerset House in London. I believe his parents to have been Robert TITHERIDGE and a Lucy Ann HOLDUP, but I have not been able to find any other information about them. Any information on this family would be most welcome.
red mail Smithers/Longhurst
My husband hasn't long found out through research that he had an uncle Walter Philip Smithers b 1910 in Fermoy, Ireland. I researched and found he married Winifred Maud Longhurst 1939. Is there anyone who is researching the Smithers or Longhurst tree who has any info as regards Walter.Thank you
I have in my possession a file of documents relating to Derek E Hadley, born 1921 (registration Portsmouth) died 1985 (registration SE Hants). I have no connection to the Hadleys but feel these documents should be returned to the family. Derek attended Cranleigh School, Surrey c1934 when the family were living in Southsea. If you have a connection please get in touch. Best wishes. Vivian
red mail Edwards family
I am looking for any information about my grandfather Herbert George Edwards b 1901/2 .His father was Alfred Ernest Edwards.I believe they came from this area. I cannot confirm mother's name but I think it may be Sarah, but I need to know if they had a child Herbert. Herbert married my grandmother 1926 Elizabeth Pink, he died around 1930/31. Any help would be appreciated.
red mail Mary Cooper
Mary Ann Cooper (born 28 July, 1900) was 'in service' with an MP in the Southsea area in the post-World War I period. We think it is likely that the MP was H.R.Cayzer. Could anyone identify a) his residence, b) any archive records of his household or any recollections of that household. Greg
red mail James & Spicer, Southsea
I am researching the family of Arthur Spicer, from Marylebone in London. His sister Mabel married a James (thats his surname) around 1916 and moved to Southsea.(Was he a naval man?). They had two known addresses: 16 St Margarets Terrace and then 52 Brampton Road. All attempts at tracing the marriage and subsequent history have failed, so any help would be most welcome.
red mail Sykes
I am trying to research any of the Sykes family from the Southsea area. My father and his brothers and sisters were brought up there as his Father Reginald Charles sykes was in the Navy. Mother was Phyllis Sykes. I dont have much info so info given will be much appreciated.Thanks
red mail Brown
Eliza born 1866, Amelia, Caroline, James and Laura were Children of Amelia and John Brown.Eliza later moved to Gosport
red mail Thomas Walter James Powell
I am looking for any information on him, but in particular his education. I believe he had a small animal practice from 1946 onwards at Elphinston Rd. Southsea.
red mail Grenadier Guard Photo taken in Southsea
I have a photo of a young man taken by C. Biskeborn, Photographic Artist, 9 Landport Terrace, Southsea. The photo was in my ggg-grandmother Sophia Spiller Smith Sutton's album which she brought with her from Devon, England, to the United States about 1877. Unfortunately, there is nothing to identify the man in the photo. So far, I've not found any information on the photographer that could pinpoint the timeframe in which the photo was taken. I have been lucky enough to find that the uniform he is wearing is that of a Grenadier Guard. Does anyone have any information that might help? I suspect the man may be a member of either a Smith, Sutton, Way, or Spiller family from Devon. The families lived in Exeter, Ottery St. Mary, and Colaton Raleigh. One family, John Way and Charlotte Smith Way, lived in London briefly before immigrating to the USA in April 1866.
red mail HENRHYN
Looking for HENRHYNs. I have Edward Vernon HENRHYN, wife Anne (nee NORTON) and daughter Florence, living in South Sea in 1870. Can find no trace of them before or after that date. Can anyone help please?
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red mail Ancestry information
John Taylor lived in Southsea 1900 married Florence Jane Taylor(formerly Macduff)trying to find information on Florence.
red mail Henry Silvester
Born in Southsea parents unknown apparently married an Ann Bailey. Waht is his family connections and life history. Henry was listed as the father of John William Silvester who died in New Zealand 30 June 1898 his occupation was listed as Shipwright and later Bridge Builder.
red mail Warren
Looking for descendents of Henry John Warren b. 1854 Fareham and Emily Jane Sansbury b. 1853 Portsea. Had 10 children. Any links? One son died on Titanic.
red mail edith wolfe
Has anybody come across an Edith Wolfe, who married James Richard Robinson in Portsmouth District June 1919. She possibly had three children of her own before she married James and one of them could have been called Cyril. Thank you
red mail mckie
Has anybody got any info on Alexander McKie, who was a retired Sergeant Major, living at 118 Esslemont Road, Southsea in 1908. His daughter, Margaret married James Richard Robinson on 4th Aug 1908 and both were aged 21 yrs. Thank you
red mail robinsons
Has anybody got information regarding the Robinson family who lived in East Street. Southsea. They were fish sellers and were linked to Pascoe's who dealt with cured herrings. They were all members of the Salvation Army and played in Southsea One Band. Looking for between 1856-1930 Thank you.
red mail nazareth house
I am looking for details of Nazareth house orphanage in Southsea. My grandmother was admitted there in 1915 when she was 8.Her name was listed as Mary Jane Kelly although we believed it to be Mary Jane Norman.
red mail Alice Mary Found (nee Hillyer)
I would like to know anything and everything about ALICE MARY FOUND (nee HILLYER). She was born around 1874 in Southsea, married Frank Edward Thomas Found and gave birth to Olive Alice Found in 1903 also in Southsea. Olive died in Winchester in 1933so maybe her parents moved there too?? All information gratefully received.
red mail Dibbens
Searching Dibbens,Arthur Robert b 9/25/1846 Isle of Wight, m Anna Jarman 11/5/1865.Came to USA(Kansas) March 1872. Anna d.12/20/1919 buried at Highland Rd.Cemetery,Southsea. They visited Southsea in 1898,1913&1919.Looking for any relatives.He wasmy gg grandfather.

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