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red mail The Rock Brewery Dorking
Need any info on the "ROCK BREWERY" founded in 1830 by my ancestor, Edward LUCOCK and it was run by my family till 1885 when it was sold to George Moore & Co.
red mail Sydney Herbert VINE
Born 9th July, 1872 - Holdenhurst, Hampshire. In 1881 - aged 9 - he was living with:- Uriah VINE (father), Mary J. VINE (mother), Amy E. VINE (sister). September 1889 - sailed to Melbourne, Australia aboard the clipper ship "Sobraon". February 1890 - aged 18 - sailed from Melbourne back to London aboard "Sobraon". In 1891 - aged 19 - Grocer's Assistant in Holdenhurst. In 1896 - aged 24 - married Bessie TROKE of the Trokes of Holdenhurst/Moordown. In 1898 - a daughter - Winifred Edith VINE - born in Holdenhurst, Hampshire. In 1899 - a son - Herbert Edwin VINE born in Christchurch, Hampshire (grandfather). In 1907 - a son - Leonard George VINE born in Dorking, Surrey. In 1911 - aged 39 - residing in Dorking, Surrey. In 1915 - aged 43 - his burial is recorded. They lived in Myrtle Street in Dorking. I am seeking evidence that Sydney Herbert VINE owned a grocer's shop in Dorking as well as any other activities that he and/or his family may have been involved. I welcome ANY connection to this family. Many thanks Georgina
red mail Gilliam of Dorking 1940s
During WW2 we were evacuated to Dorking living in the schoolhouse behind the firestation where my father, Arthur Andrews, was headmaster. We knew the Gilliam family well. The father was the stonemason in West St opposite the firestation, and had a yard up Junction Rd. We, Bern & Dave, as kids played with Tony Gilliam and John Rich. Tony had asthma I remember. Am searching for Tony and descendants of that Gilliam family. Dave
red mail GARDINER
Interested in the Gardiner family who lived in Dorking at least as far back as 1800.
red mail Hinton Katharine
Looking for any info on Katharine (1861-1897) married to John Rose. Her parents may have been William Hinton and Anna Meroup Hinton (maiden name not known) She also had at least one brother (name unknown) She lived with John mostly in Dorking and also in Ducklington and Poplar London in about 1885-1887. Rosemary
red mail Rose Dorothy Kathleen
My great aunt Dorothy lived in Dorking and at the time of the 1911 census she was 23 years old and living with her father John Edward Rose and her stepmother Helen. Any info appreciated. Rosemary
red mail Rose family
Looking for Rose Family from 9 Harrow Road East. John Edward Rose, born 1851 married to Katharine Hinton born 1861 and died about 1897. 4 children Sidney Gordon Gilbert Rose 1885 married to Annie Holcombe and died 1918 WW1, Bertram Francis Garnet Rose 1886 Dorothy Kathleen Rose 1888 and Alice Geraldine Rose 1890. Bertram and Alice moved to Australia. Also a niece Edith Marion Hinton born abt 1890. John had a second marraige to Ellen (Helen) Wornham from Brighton in 1903.
red mail BRETT
Looking for ancestors or the Brett family of Mount Street Dorking.Gwendoline Brett raised my father Eric William, any info about Mount street Bretts, deceased or alive gratefuly received.Many thanks
red mail Hazeltine/Foster
Hi - Am looking for descendants of John Hazeltine and Alice Mary Foster who lived in Spring Cottages Holmwood Dorking in 1911. Their childrens names were Frank,Ernest,Ruby,Daisy, Leonard, Harold,Ethel. Any info greatly appreciated.
Aileen Macadam
Seeking Aileen Macadam for help with family history.
red mail Hooker Family
Am interested to hear from anyone who has connections to Hooker family from dorking tree goes back to Miles Hooker 1604 would love to know where they lived and any other info
red mail Cobbold Family
i have family history from dorking area my nan was florence cobbold who had a sister frances and a brother charlie also george she often talked of the Hoad family and falkland road i think would be interested to hear from anyone who has aconnection to cobbold family Frances married Fred Sanders
red mail Furlonger
I have Furlonger family in my tree Charles Furlonger married Helen Higgins they had a son called charles who married margaret smyth anyone any information thanks
red mail Henry George Reynolds
Trying to find details of Henry George Reynolds B1896 London moved to Westcott near Dorking Surrey around 1931. He was a solicitor. Thanks Pat Australia
red mail Joseph Elsey Dorking/Reigate
Looking for links to Joseph Elsey dob c.1840 who married Sarah Ann Ellis dob c.1844 they had about 4 daughters then he died, a young man - seeking any information at all surrounding him or his family, there may have been a brother George Elsey and his father was John Elsey -
red mail Mercer connections
My 5xgt grandparents Kichard Keene and Mary Martha or Martha Mary Mercer were married at St Martins in Dorking in 1811. She came from Watts Cross (now Hildenborough area) near Tonbridge, Kent and he came from Fulham. Later they lived in Southwark and Marylebone. There seem to have been a lot of Mercers in Dorking and I am wondering if anyone knows of the connection between those in Dorking and the Tonbridge Mercer family. I would be grateful for any information. Many thanks.
red mail John PHILPS c.1807
Looking for the birth of this man in about 1807 in Dorking or nearby. The family came from Haselmere but parents seem to have been married in Stepney. Would love a precise birth/chr. date and any information about siblings. Thank-you so much.
red mail Teeffy Family
Looking for a Hanora Teeffy C1820's from Limerick Ireland, married a John Smith c1827 b Tipperary Ireland. Any info please. Thank you Sue
red mail Mickleham Surrey
Arnold Family lived around Mickleham Surrey England. Some were Publicans or Innkeepers. Looking for Parents of Thomas Arnold who would have been born c 1648 with Mother named Mary c1650. and their parents and siblings. Can you help? regards Sue
red mail Walker Family
I am tracing my Walker line for Israel Walker my g.g grandfather b c1840 in Dorking Surrey, married to Martha Mary Brown b c1850. Marylebone Middlesex His parents were Israel Walker b 1798 Dorking and Harriet King 1800 c. Sue
red mail Anderson was Baker's apprentice
My grgrgrandfather was a baker's apprentice in Dorking sometime around 1845? (born 1836) I'm trying to locate any information about him
red mail Groves. Morris Gerald
My father Morris Gerald Groves was born in Dorking in 1918. His mother's maiden name was Cannings. I am looking for any information on my father or his family.
red mail St Aubyns
I am looking for information about St Aubyns, Harrow Road West or East during WW2. My grandmother was listed as a domestic servant there in 1942 and I was wondering if it was a nursing home or big house at that time. Grandmother's name Freda Bertram Thanks
red mail Weller family
looking for any info on my great-grandmother Annie Wellers family.She was born in 1865 in Dorking. Her parents were Thomas 1839 and Ann 1835. Ann's maiden name was also Weller so a possible cousin. Thomas's parents were George 1792 and Sarah 1793 and they owned Bradley Farm Dorking. Other areas that tie in are Newdigate and Capel and Leigh. Ann Weller died young at which point Thomas re-married an Anne from Epsom.
red mail Bryson - Fonthill Cottage, Dorking
I am looking for the Byrson sisters of Fonthill cottage, Dorking. i Anne BRYSON, born 11 Jul 1869 in Anderston, Glasgow. ii Agnes Monro BRYSON, born 21 Aug 1871 in Anderston, Glasgow. iii Alice Stewart BRYSON, born 6 Jul-Sep 1873 in Oldham, Lancs. iv Patricia BRYSON, born Jan-Mar 1875 in Oldham, Lancs. v Eliza Christian Stirling Napier BRYSON, born Oct-Dec 1876 in Stockport, Cheshire. vi Catherine BRYSON, born Apr-Jun 1879 in Stockport, Cheshire. vii Madge Mary BRYSON, born Oct-Dec 1880 in Stockport, Cheshire. Their parents are: Alice Stewart GLEGG, born 6 Apr 1848 Renfrew and Arthur BRYSON, born c 1835 in Govan, died 2 Mar 1891, Occupation Cotton Yarn Agent. The Bryson sisters are cousins of my mothers on the Glegg side, and she remembers visiting at Fonthill Cottage in the late 1940s early 1950s. We know they (all or some) where still living there in Ocotber 1951. Would appreciate any information anyone has.
red mail Newell
Can anyone help me to find information about Emma Mackintosh who was born in Oban in 1885. She was orphaned at a very early age and adopted by George Newell and his wife about 1890. She was brought up I think in the Dorking area and lived as a spinster there until a ripe old age. I believe George was a banker (Bank of Persia?) Any info. about Newell family/descendants also welcome. Thanks, Phil.
red mail Drerington, Martha
Looking for information regarding Martha Drerington - possible misspelling, could be Orerington?- Born in Dorking Surrey 1883, Married George Harold Smith in Camberwell in 1906 and then moved to Stanhope Lines(Barracks)in Aldershot with her husband in 1908 until the 1920's when they moved back to Camberwell. I am looking for her family and census records before her marriage (ie 1901, 1890). I am unable to find anything with the current spelling - and help please !
red mail please could anyone help me
hello everyone... i need some help does anyone know of an Alex Godfrey all i know is hes about 38 and lived in dorkin when he was 16years off ages. if anyone one does plaese get back to this thank you.
red mail YEWDALL
Interested in hearing from descendants of David Yewdall b. 1851 in Lancaster who lived in Dorking in late C19th.
red mail Mackrell / dorking
I am trying to find information of a William Mackrell who married a Elizabeth Weller in November 1794. Any help would be appreciated.
Capel House Farm, Capel, Surrey
Please has anyone any information on Capel House Farm, Capel, near Dorking Surrey? I believe my husband's ancestor farmed there from 1841 until his death in the 1860s. His name was William Constable. Looking forward to any information whatsoever, especially photographs. Thank you. Pat
red mail Davey/Gilliam
Thomas Davey, born in Bramley 1815,married to Ann Gilliam(daughter of John and Elizabeth Gilliam).After Ann's death her sister Martha lived with the family- helping to look afterthe children?-.I would be interested to hear of any decendants of Thomas
red mail Looking for BOORER family of Dorking
I am doing a study due to the death of the former holder James. I am compiling the various families as his work has been lost except for those kind people who have already sent me their respective trees. I would be grateful for any interests in the this area as well as others
red mail Ratcliffe
Ratcliffe of: Dorking (1716-1769), Kingston on Thames (1799), Hampton Wick (1836).
red mail John Mathews
I am seeking descendants of John Mathews c1858 at Thatcham, Berks. His parents were Isaac and Esther Mathews. His wife was Maria, born in London. They hadfive children, Albert,Nellie, Grace, Edith and Ruby. John was a grocer at Gomshall and Shoreditch. He was buried at Dorking in 1922 aged64.
red mail Hodgsons of Brockham
My Mother was the daughter of Percy Hodgson of Brockham,he married Edith Rixon and lived in Warlingham,later moving to Betchworth and later Brockham,where he had his butchers shop built.Any relatives out there?
red mail Hodgsons of Brockham
Looking for descendants of John Hodgson of Wood Enderby and Tetford in Lincs who moved to Warlingham and had son Percy living at Brockham.
red mail kitty taylor
looking for kitty taylor 1800-1810 d/o william and charlotte. has offspring mary ann 1833 william 1835 alfred 1836 .has brothers /sisters richard-jane-isaac- stephen baptism dates only which is suspect as they would have thier offspring at 10-12 years old thankyou
red mail Hodgsons of Brockham
Does anyone remember the Hodgsons of Betchworth.They owned a Butchers shop below Box Hill.Percy Hodgson and Edith owned it and children Muriel and Ralph helped.My Grandads favorite haunt was the Barley Mow!They started out in Warlingham,moving to Elm Villa in Betchworth.Does anyone remember them.
red mail John Scott
searching for either corporal or sergent John Scott stationed at Bury Hill,Dorking(Army) in 1940/41 he was probably born about 1916.
red mail Dorking
Does anyone have an unwanted Kelly's CD covering Dorking (Surrey) circa 1880-1910?
red mail Looking for relatives of either buckee or chitty.
I am looking for anyone who may know the history of my mothers families in the surrey and especially Dorking areas, the names are a Daisy Chitty and also anything about the family or history of the sir name of Buckee, also if any one can let me know about Chitty history that would be great all I know is they were very well known as a farming family and my uncle was also well known as he had a butchers in Dorking so if anyone knows anything about any of these things please contact me, I would be very grateful.
red mail Matthew family of Dorking
Thomas Matthew was a shopkeeper of Dorking who is likely to have been born around 1730 (possibly a son of Thomas Matthew and Catherine nee Clark). He married Sarah Smith in 1753 and died in 1807. Thomas and Sarah had at least nine children, of whom at least three were still alive at the time of his death (Henry b 1760; Jenny b 1764, married John H. Gosling of Richmond, Surrey; David b 1767 married Susannah). Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.
Looking for information on Frank George Collingbourne who had a bakery somewhere in or around Dorking around 1923-1925. His son Frank helped out in the shop and daughter Dorothy became a millinery apprentice at Degenhart's in Dorking.
Looking to clear up a mystery. My great great grandmother is an Annie CHARMAN, whoever the name RICE also appears so we have no idea where this came from. As far as we are aware she wasn't married before she married my gg Grandfather John HUBBARD. We have that she was born in Dorking circa 1854 and married in 1875 in Cheam to John HUBBARD Any info on her or her family would be much appreciated. Lin
Would love to have any details of HUBBARD family in Surrey namely Dorking area. My line has been confirmed as starting with William HUBBARD born 1810 in Dorking. He married Mary Hamblin and died in 1860. The family were wheelwrights and also brancheed out to Cuddington, Cheam and Kingston. Have more details if require further. Lin
red mail Lucocks of Dorking
Any Lucocks out there?
red mail John Ratcliff & Mary Ann Potter
Lookinf for further information on John Ratcliff & Mary Ann Potter married St Martins, Dorking 18/11/1849. Mary born 26/6/1831 Ockley parents Benjamin & Ann.
red mail Henty & Tickner
looking for info related to Arthur & mary ann Henty (nee) Tickner, they lived in dorking in 1911 He work on the railway. thanks
red mail Brown
I am looking for information on my ancestor, Ann BROWN b. 1776 in Dorking, Surrey,Eng. She married and came to America prior to 1791. Her son, Garret BACORN (various spellings) was chr. in the Old Dutch Church of Totowa, Paterson, Passaic Co., N.J., U.S.A. This is confirmed by an I.G.I. listing of Garret's christening. Does anyone in Dorking or related to the BROWN family have any knowledge of this family? I would be willing to exchange birth dates and any information we may have in common. Evelyn
red mail Strudwick family
Am researching the Strudwick family originally from Dorking, Surrey and Westcott. Alan
red mail WILKINS in Dorking and Surrey
Have traced ancestors back to John and Mary Wilkins born abt.1680 Does anyone please have any information on ANY Wilkins from the Dorking/Guildford belt of Surrey prior to 1705, or indeed from anywhere else in England from which they might have moved to Surrey. Thanks
red mail Cragg
This entry is listed as Dorking, but I am interested in Cragg references for the whole county. If any one is interested then I have quite a few names already
red mail Scragg
This entry is listed as Dorking, but I am interested in Scragg references for the whole county. If any one is interested then I have quite a few names already
red mail Lifford
I am researching my family name. Most entries including Parish Record entries are based in the Dorking area. I am particularly interested in two William Lifford's, one known as or called William of Ansty and the other William of Spook. But would also be interested in hearing from anyone on the Lifford surname.
Harriet Dearling from Wotton near Dorking, Surrey
Ann Dearling left Wotton to migrate to NSW with her sister Rebecca Knight and husband George Knight in 1843. Any information of these people would be appreciated.
Wright- Dorking
Looking for any information on William Wright bn 1855, Woodmansterne. Living in Dorking on 1891 census. Married to Annie bn 1852 Aylesbury, Bucks. Children Henry W bn 1882 & Frederick I bn 1886, both in Dorking. Any help would be great!
My grandfather Bertram Francis Garnet Rose came from 9 Harrow Rd East in Dorking. He volunteered for the Royal Navy 10/10/02 and came to Sydney Aust. He was born in the Parish of Poplar 28/8/1886 any information?
Gilliam families in Surrey
Gilliam families from Farnham and Dorking from abt 1780. John Gilliam marr. Elizabeth Hull in 1804, children Sarah, William, Mary, John, Martha, Ann, Richard and Joseph Burchatt Gilliam (all born in Dorking between 1804 & 1820). Richard marr Eliza King in 1841 in Shere and son Joseph Burchett Gilliam b.1843 marr. Christiana Archer b.1841 in 1865. Children were Agnes Julia, Herbert Charles, Augustus Leonard, Percy Everard, Isabel Margaret, Ethel Marion, Frank Wallace, Frederick George, KateEvelyn and Harry Burchatt Gilliam (all born in Dorking between 1866 & 1886). Herbert Charles marr. Florence Margaret Brown in Dorking in 1890. Then Hilda Bandy in 1922.
Charles Brown & Sarah Jane Wrigglesworth
Charles Brown b.1834 in Newcastle and Sarah Jane Wrigglesworth b abt.1830 in Hull both schoolteachers, lived in Dorking from about 1868 with children Mary Isabella, Thomas Matthew, Florence Margaret and Albert Edwin Brown. Charles died in 1872 and Sarah Jane Brown was still living in Dorking in 1891 as a lodging house keeper. Florence marr. Herbert Charles Archer Gilliam in 1890. Any connections out there?
red mail RAPLEY
Seeking a marriage connection between an Edith Hatcher (b. winchester approx.1888),with a---?..Rapley, . Couple later immigrated to Canada.
red mail Rose
Welcome any info on Rose family in Dorking or connected to Dorking, also Mickleham, Betchworth or Capel, to help identify family lines. My line descends from Samuel Rose of Back Lane, he is probably son of William & Elizabeth nee Briggs. Info Ihave so far will be up on my website fairly soon hopefully.
red mail Rose
I am trying to find out some information about my grandfather - Gerald Harold (aka Stan) ROSE. He and his family were all from Dorking. I understand that he had about 13 siblings (some names available on request!). If you are related or have any infoabout the ROSE's of Dorking I would love to hear from you.
red mail Elizabeth Dorking
I'm searching for relatives of Elizabeth Dorking who was related to the O'Rourke family. Her daughter Elizabeth was my great grandmother, she married John Reeder in London around 1885.
red mail Croucher
Looking for information on Charles Croucher born 1846, son of Ann Croucher, possible sisters Mary Jane born 1852, Harriet born 1856 and Patience born 1859.
Searching for information on George William Anderson born Uplands Farm 1836 and educated in Dorking Surrey. Immigrated to North America late 1850's married Mary Ann O'Connor in Dubuque Iowa settled eventually in Victoria BC

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