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red mail bird
any information on the Bird family in the Highbridge,Watchfield or Mark area please.All that is known as follows REG,GEORGE,WILLIAM,ARNOLD,CLARENCE,MARY AND ANNIE..ALL DECEASED EXCEPT MARY
Tracing relatives of Edgar Nicholls and Alice Bearcroft. Edgar was a master baker in Newport S Wales.
red mail goodridge
i am trying to find my grandma,s parent,s, her name was edith blanche goodridge, thank you
red mail Brooks
Further to my entry for Brooks/Redman (erroneously listed as coming from Sandhurst, Gloucestershire), I have discovered from the 1901 census that my gt.grandmother's full name was Rosina A Brooks (Redman). She was born c1877 in Highbridge, Somerset. As stated previously she had at least two brothers, William & Thomas, & was married to Thomas H Redman (my gt.grandfather). Can anyone help me get further back & find more details about her family please?
red mail Beale
William Abel Beale was my great grandfather, born 22/8/1870, his parents were Abel Beale and Emma (no maiden name). Any info appreciated
red mail Highbridge
My maternal grandmother was born in Cardiff, her maiden was Power. The family lived in the Newport/Cardiff area in the 1860's onwards. I found that her father Frederick, who was a carriage painter & trimmer was born in Highbridge, Somerset, registered in the first quarter of 1846. He married a Hannah Lewis from Breconshire in 1866. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.
red mail Poor Highbridge
From its humble beginings as a homestead by the bridge over the Brent river, to a strange little collection of almost ghost-like dwellings. This bridge is not the present iron construction from where many-a brave person has dived, but the one nearerto the junction of Market Street & Church Street. Can't see it? look hard and you will see the stone and brick remains of the Brent river's first bridge, now known as the River Brue of course. Closer examination may just reveal the site of the first sluice to be built on the river in an attempt to control the flow of water. Highbridge was a thriving market town and weekly meeting place for country folk; it boasted a wharf where many cargo boats loaded and off-loaded their wares before, during and after the two world wars. It also had a branchline railway crossing Church Street to Burnham where Steamer passengers were then transported to and from south coast ports on their way to the Channel Islands, goods trains plied at the wharf for the ship's cargoes. AND THEN it all stopped, just as though someone had pulled down the curtain on the last night of a theatrical production. Now the town seems to be becoming a ghost town, with its decrepid railway station, silted up river, and the l...
William And Fanny Ridout, Somerset
Looking for parents of William b 1831 Glastonbury and Fanny b 1832 Pylle, they were in highbridge in 1881 with most of there children, Edwin was in Twerton

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