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red mail jones
looking for samuel jones wife sarah ann jones nee bevan both born 1859 they married in liverpool 1880 live in shorpshire thanks
red mail George Morris DOB 1866
I am trying to obtain information on my Great Grandfather, George MORRIS who worked in a workhouse in Wem and was with Guardians of the Poor. In 1881 he was transferred to work for a blacksmith, William Breeze in Wem. He may have been born in Prees.
red mail Forgham Family
I am looking for anyone with connections to the Forgham family of Wem Shropshire, I am the Great Granddaughter of William Forgham who left Wem around 1871, would anyone who has any information please conntact me.
red mail RACHEL DAVIES Born in Wem, Shropshire
I'm searching for any information relating to RACHEL DAVIES born in 1869 in Wem, Shropshire. Her father was RICHARD DAVIES. At the time of Rachel's marriage in February 1892 her father lived in Shrewsbury and worked as a gardener. RACHEL DAVIES married HARRY NICHOLAS (born in 1872 from Bishops Castle, Shropshire)in the Parish of St. Julian, Shrewsbury, Salop. RACHEL DAVIES had three children MONICA,and HARRY NORMAN (both born in Oswestry) and HORACE (born in Chester). Harry and Rachel moved to Chester, Cheshire, where their third child was born. Rachel died in Chester, Cheshire in 1928 aged 58. Any information relating to RACHEL DAVIES and the DAVIES family would be gratefully appreciated.
red mail William Watkiss 1753
I am looking for information re William Watkiss, he shows up in the history of Wem as coming from nantwich in 1485 and settling in Wem, being part of a prominent family, has any body any info on this family or where they came from?
red mail Edge Morris
Looking for info on John Edge Morris and family, farmers in Wem, born approx. 1878.
red mail Garmston/Owen of Wem
I am looking for any information on George Garmston, son of Ellen Mary and William Garmston. Born in Wem in 1893/4, served in WW1, then he seems to disappear. I know all about his parents and his brother (John died in WW1) but George is a mystery. Also trying to establish who Florence Owen is, a little girl adopted by Ellen Mary and William Garmston, found living with the Garmstons in Wem (birth unknown), and is aged 2 in 1911? Would appreciate any help, will gladly help with any research that I have. Thanks in advance.
red mail EVANS - Richard s/o Charles
My grandfather's marriage certificate showed his birth in Welshampton, Shropshire and his father as Charles. I understand that a Richard EVANS was baptised in Mar 1864 father Charles Evans mother Harriet Hines in Welshampton, Shropshire. However, cannot find birth registration. Ellesmere was usual place but a 1865 birth there showed his father was not Charles.6a 709 Found Richard also in 1891 and 1901 census and others that are possibly him. However the other census records he was living away from home and not positive its him without knowing his mothers name. However, need birth certificate to prove its him. Its possible that his birth was registered in WEM or elsewhere in County. He always told his children that his father owned or operated a canal barge and that he was born in Wales. Dates are conflicting. Married 18 May 1891 age 22 Birkenhead son claims he was 30 census Apr 1891 age 25 Port Sunlight census 1901 age 35 1 possible 1881 census age 16 died age 75 Sep 1940 St. Helens, Lancs. bus accident during blackout. He had a brother Lloyd who attended his funeral but cannot find him or sister Pamela and her son Melrose. Have more info on family to share but this is all I have that relates to his birth.
red mail Jones of Wem
John and Phoebe Ellen Jones. John Jones born abt 1849 in Market Drayton and his wife Pheobe Ellen (nee Jackson) born abt 1851 Market Drayton. Had a family of 13 children, some born in Market Drayton and some born in Wem. The children are Richard, Henry, Ellen Mary, Frederick William, Herbert, Ernest, Rose, Fanny, George, Clement, Albert, Edith and Samuel. John was a Plumber, Painter, Glazier. He died in 1927. Would love to hear from anyone tracing this family. Have quite a bit on them but always looking for more information to build on, especially John and Pheobe's parents. Thank you
red mail Wem
Information Required on Samuel Ray b. 1725 in Wem and Thomas Ray b.1765 in Wem. See also entry under village of Badger for Thomas's son Samuel Ray b.1796. Peter
onslow family, wem, shropshire.
any information on the onslow family all from wem and the surrounding areas, i have few details which i am trying to peice together, my grandmother was lilian martha ann onslow, born in wem in 1893, her father harry onslow born in 1870 he married mary tabitha rolls from weymouth but came back to wem, harrys mother was ann onslow (no father listed on birth certificate), anns father was thomas onslow born in 1826 and his father was william onslow born in 1801 in shropshire, any information would be most welcome,
Can anyone explain what is ment by Hatter born in the following entry
Shropshire: - Parish Registers, Nonconformist and Roman Catholic Registers Register of Births. Register of Births. Volume 2. County: Shropshire Country: England 07 Jan 1809 Samuel, s. of Samuel Lucas & Sarah Payne, his wife, Hatter born
red mail Mary Fardoe, born c.1663
Mary Fardoe = William Sha/erratt at Wem in Shropshire and had children John & Samuel. Does anyone know who Mary's parents or siblings might have been?
red mail C.J.Austin
Can any one help me with information on Christopher James Austin who was born in 1890 in Wem. He was my Grandfather who died young so I never knew him.
red mail williams of wem
my great great grandmother harriet williams was born in wem in 1839. daughter of thomas and catherine williams. harriet married thomas morris and ended up living in cheshire. anyone know anything about her family? thank you
red mail Humphreys
William and Sarah Humphreys, my great great grandfather and mother, lived at 102 Back Street, Wem in 1851 with 6 children. They had moved to 131 Noble street by 1861 and my great uncle John, their youngest child eventually lived at Roden House, Roden Grove. Any information about these properties or the family would be appreciated.
red mail Mary Harrison
Mary Harrison born 1847 at Oakengates, later married George Storer. Marriage registered at Dudley. Went on to have John Walter Storer in c1870. In 1871 census they are all boarding in Burslem. Any info could help please.
red mail John White
Looking fo information re John White,believed to have been born in Malpas, but a shoemaker in Wem in 1841.
red mail SHARRET/SHERRATT, Wem & Prees - many name variations.
Am checking my Sha/erratt line in Shropshire, starting with JOHN SHARRATT, a farmer of WEM, however,in 1760, he married at Acton-by-Nantwich:-Hannah Berrington. her parents were William and Ann Berrington. Ann was nee, Gregory. Is anyone else following these lines?
red mail henshaw/fardoe
looking for any information about william henshaw born abt 1842 in wem he married charlotte fardoe in ellesmere abt 1870 he had three children i know of mary ann 1870,william ernest 1872 and eliza 1874 any help would be greatful
red mail Forgham
Any information on the Forgham family who lived in and around Wem.
red mail HELP PLEASE
Does anyone have any information about a William Probin/Probyn who donated the pulpit in the church at Wem around 1669 please....any information would be most gratefully paternal line
red mail SANDS
I would like to hear from anyone who would be interested in sharing my research into the SANDS family of Wem and Prees.
Marg Griffiths married my uncle SAMUEL LUNT in 1918 LIVERPOOL. She was age 39 at the time, birth year being 1879 and ive found a MARG GRIFFITHS on the GRO Index for that year. Her fathers name was EDWARD GRIFFITHS occ "ostler" and Im hoping someone knows of this family, as im hoping that she is the Marg GRIFFITHS that im looking for.
red mail Jones/Crop Bank, high Fields
I am looking for information about an address and a family. the address is given, on the 1881 census, as Crop Bank, High Fields, Wem, but I cant locate it on a map. The family were James jones(aged 35 in 1881), Elizabeth Jones and their children, Francis James, Mary, Sarah Ann and Annie Elizabeth. thank you
red mail John Weaver
Am looking for the parents of John Weaver who was born in Wem abt 1816 and married Sarah Maria Williams of Chester in 1834 he died in Wem in 1878.
red mail Sands & Shenton
Searching for any information on the Shenton and Sands families of Wem.
red mail peever
any information on Peevers in area most welcome Thank you
red mail Bennion
Looking for any Bennion in Wem area In particular any decendants from Thomas Bennion and Margaret Clarke marr 1701 Wem
red mail James Povey b c 1870
Looking for anyone who has any connection with the Povey name. James's parents were Thomas b c1826 Holart Cheshire and Mary b c1838 Wem Shropshire. James married Mary b c 1871 Liverpool. All records of the family after that are Liverpool based.
red mail Radford, Charles in Wem, 1841?
My ancestor Charles enlisted for India in the East India Company in July 1842, when he was 19 years, 6months. He described himself as a servant from Wem, Shropshire. Is he recorded on the 1841 Census in Wem?
red mail HINCKSMAN/HINKSMAN families
Edward HINKSMAN maried Elizabeth NEWNES in WEM c 1800. They had 6 children, Hannah b 1810, Mary b1812, John b 1813, Thomas b 1816, Elizabeth b 1818, and Emma b 1824. Edward's father, also Edward was a miller and Edward the younger was brought out to Australia by the Government in 1839 with his wife and 3 of his children. Wife Elizabeth was the daughter of John and Anne NEWNES. Daughter Hannah was aged 27, a bonnet and dressmaker. Mary another daughter was 19, and also a bonnet and dressmaker. Hoping for contact with any persons with information on these families
red mail PRINCE Family
Am looking for additional details on the PRINCE family. Frederick, Sarah and Albert. Frederick was a well known cabinet maker as was his son Albert in later life. Albert was born in Wem in 1845. Were living in Wem during the 1871 census. Any more infromation. Thanks
red mail Elizabeth nee Jones & George Tilley - Nantwich, Cheshire: ?SUNDERLAND, AND GATESHEAD, DURHAM
George Tilley = Elizabeth (nee Jones), Nantwich. George was a chimney sweep. I want to find out where he and Elizabeth were born. By 1796 they were in Nantwich, Cheshire, as they married at Nantwich Parish Church, when Elizabeth was only sixteen. They had several children baptised there:- William, 1797, George, 1799, James 1802, Sophia, 1805, Thomas, 1808, and Sophia, 1811, the 1st Sophy having died in infancy. Elizabeth is recorded in the 1841 Nantwich Census as not born in the county of Cheshire. George had died in 1832. On the I.G.I. there is an Elizabeth Jones, baptised, 04 April 1779, Sunderland, Durham; could this be the above Elizabeth, having moved from Sunderland to Nantwich? Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.
red mail Astleys
I am interested in any information about the Astley family living in Wem in the 1700's. I am back as far as a William Astley married to Sarah Thornhill.William was born about 1783. Any information about this family that could get me back further or indeed any information about the Astley's from Wem would be most gratefully received.
red mail Butler family
I am looking for the descendants of my great great grandfather – Frederick Henry Butler (b.1851). He had several children who I would like to complete my Butler family history with. They are as follows: Clara Ethel b. 1876 who married Alfred whithead and I believe had a son called George Herbert, Ernest Edgar. 1879 who married Katie Davies in Llanfyllin in 1903, Elsie A b. 1885 who was a dressmaker in Wem in 1901& Constance Winifred b. 1886. Any information on their families would be greatfully received.
Any information on marriage on Thomas George to Sarah ? at Wem in 1881? Don't know Sarah's maiden name.
red mail Birth/Baptism
Looking for birth/baptism, John Byollin/Boyllin. Around 1779.?parents Thomas Byollin/ Sarah ?. Have found two entries, but which is right. Children Thomas, Edward, Sarah. John is buried in Ellesmere Churchyard. John farmed at Tetchill Shropshire
red mail Bucks Head Inn
I am trying to find information and location of the Bucks Head that was run by my GGG grandmother Martha Dunbar roughly between the years 1863-1877.Possibly also her son Robert Reece.
red mail Layland/Laylem
Looking for any info on the Layland family in the 1700's. Adam Layland/Leylam married Elizabeth Antlett 1793 in Wem. Adam died in 1844 in Wem. If anyone has any further info - perhaps 1841 census - would appreciate any help! Adam is my 5xGgrandfather and have info 1800 onwards to share.
Eunice Annie, my grandmother was born in Wem in 1896. Her parents were Edward and Sarah (nee Blower) Dawes. She had three illegitimate children - Lionel (my father), Cyril and Barbara. Eunice was last seen in Wem, by her sister Minnie, in the late 1920s/early 30s when Barbara was a baby. Eunice told Minnie that she was going to Ruewood and was not heard from or seen again. ANY information would be gratefully received to help knock down this big brick wall I've hit! Thanks, Juliexx
red mail James, William Henry
I'm looking for any information about William Henry JAMES who was born in Wem Shropshire in 1893. His father most probably worked in the leather trade. He became a cobbler and moved to South Wales in search of work in the coal mines. He lived in Llangynwyd, near Bridgend.
red mail Cliff
I am looking for information about a Joseph Cliff, who may have been a plumber in Wem. My family sayas he may have been a bit of a "rogue". I will not be offended if this turns out to be true.
red mail Weaver Davis Parker Barnes Sandland Boulton Deveris Wells Meyrick Cureton Madox
I'm interested in the following families from Pre-1800 Wem: Weaver, Davis, Parker, Barnes, Sandland, Boulton, Deveris, Wells, Meyrick, Cureton, Madox.
red mail Wem
I have information relating to the Ikin family of the Moat House and Foxleigh. My mother was an Ikin of Foxleigh.
Walker John
I am looking for any relations and/or descendants of John or Jack Walker of Wem, Shropshire. Probably born between 1900 and 1920.
red mail Powell And Reynolds Connections
I'm looking for any information and connections to John POWELL and his daughter Eliza Sophia POWELL who was born between Apr. 28, 1830 and Apr. 28, 1831 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. She had a sister Elizabeth Ann POWELL. Eliza married Robert REYNOLDS Apr. 28, 1859 in Holy Cross, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. They had four children then he died and Eliza married Frederick Richard COOPER of Birmingham, Warwickshire. There were possibly connections in Wem and other places. If you have any information please contact me.
Any Ikins Out There
I am looking for anyone related to the Ikin family of Wem/Lee Brockhurst, Shropshire.

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