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red mail Penny Farthing
My grandfather Arthur Cranmer Nightingale was said to be the first person to cycle by Penny Farthing from Reigate to London - does anyone know more about this? Late 19th century.
I am seeking/researching any family members/other of a JOHN EDWARD BUFTON (1901 - 1976) who married my Grandmother - ALICE BEATRICE HOLMWOOD (1903 -1977) in REIGATE 1943. At the time of their marriage John's occupation was shown as being with H.M. Forces and Alice was a maid. They were known to have resided/lodged in LESBOURNE ROAD at this time and later moved to Upfield Horley Surrey where I have found other family members. I would gratefully appreciated any feedback/info/other that can assist in my research. Many thanks Jenny.
red mail Albert Dance
I am looking for the 1911 census for Albert Dance born 22 May 1857 in Gatton, Suurrey, Can anyone please help. P
red mail Honora Anna Daily
I am looking for 1861 & 1871 census for Honora born 1859, St Giles, Middlesex, her parents and death record, she married Albert Dance, I have her marriage record. P
Can anyone help solve a family mystery?I have found three members of the COATES family from Ripon Yorkshire buried in the Parish of Reigate St.Leonards.Mother Agnes Clare died 1896,daughter Agnes Gertrude died 1911 and now I have found son Arthur buried August 1866 abode The Asylum.I have failed to find father John Coates on any census but Agnes is a widow in 1881 census.Mother and daughter were in Ripon 1851 census when Agnes is still married.Could there be a headstone for this family,there is mention of St.Mary Magdelen's church.Thankyou.
red mail The Forge--40 Bell St-Reigate
Any information re Blacksmiths 'Edwards' and George Booker who owned the above 'Forge' in the early 1900s would be appreciated. In particular the first name of 'Edwards. It is thought that they made the gates for 'The Priory'. Thank you Geoffrey
John Apted (b:1781-1820)Eleanor Glover (b:1791)
Looking into the families deriving from John Apted and Eleanor Apted (nee Glover) including their 5 children William, Richard, Henry, Ann & John. All born in Reigate. Also studying the second family of Eleanor Apted and unknown father/s from 1820-onwards, children being Eleanor and James Apted (my own ancestor) also born in Reigate. James Apted then married Mary Webb and had 10 children, James, Samuel, Ellen, Susan, Lucy, Mary, Harry, Amelia, George James, & Frank(my Grandfather). All born in Reigate. Interested in making contact with any living family or people interested in old Reigate life particularly in late 19th century.
red mail Hill's of Reigate
I am interested in the Hill family, they settled in Reigate, but from research they were based on the current A25 corridor from Godstone, Bletchinly, Redhill & finally Reigate (where they remained). The family lived in 2 houses on Lesbourne Road, my Great aunt & uncle were James Hill & Florence (Brain). Their children were Joan & Henry (both born pre-1930). Florence was a district nurse & also a St. Johns Ambulance Brigade nurse & she worked with the Girls Brigade & Girl Guides.
red mail Looking for the Allen's family history
Hi, I'm researching my family history and have traced my Great x 3 Granfather back to his birth in Reigate, Surrey in 1811. His name was Stefhen Allen. I would like to go back further and find more ancestors and where they lived and the occupations in which they worked. I was wondering if you would suggest how I go about it or direct me to the appropriate achives.
red mail BREWER
Harriett Brewer born about 1837 in Reigate, daughter of George and Mary. Siblings include Benjamin, Thomas, Jane, Amy. Married George Tullett in 1856. Would be interested to hear from anyone with these names in their family tree.
red mail Joseph Ellis dob 1836
Joseph Ellis married Jane Anna Sheppeard and had 3 children Wilfrid (or Wilford) Joseph Ellis, Florence Maud Mary Ellis and Bertha Ann Ellis. The children seem to have been born in different areas of Surrey so they must have moved around a lot and I would like to be able to tie them up to address if possible.
red mail Ellis - Charlwood
seeking Ellis family who may have come originally from the Charlwood area and one branch went from Reigate to Charlwood in approx. mid 1800s (Richard Ellis dob 1840 Reigate) very interested in 1700s links - I have an Ellis marrying a Tyler in late 1700s in Newdigate - I can't get any further back than that.
red mail Jonathan King Dove
I have traced my family back to Reigate, 1776, Jonathan king Dove, Farrier, Living at Bell Street/ Lesbourne road. Has anyone any information on Dove family, Reigate
red mail James Bendall Stephens
My gtgtgt Grandfather was James Bendall Stephens he was born in Reigate, on the census his occupation was an Artist.He married Charlotte Gilbert she was born in Devon (I dont know where, thats another mystery)in St Mary's Church Lambeth in 1926 He had his children in Holborn and Southwark. I dont know who James parents were. Can anyone look at the births in Reigate please.
red mail James Apted
I am looking for info on James Apted, baptised Apr 30 1809 in St. Mary Magdalene in Reigate. His father Joseph had 9 other children. Sister, Mary and the other siblings were baptised in Norwood/Croydon. The mother was Ann Skeet.
red mail Jenkins family of Reigate 1800's
Looking for info on my father's family Jenkins who lived in Reigate from about 1840's to 1900's. Joseph Andrew Jenkins 1822- 1891 came to the town from the Stepney area of London, some of the family were poulterers. My own father was John (Jack) Frederick Jenkins, well known in Reigate for his left wing politics. Are there any members of the family left in Reigate area?
red mail PALLETT Lucy
I am looking for the Pallett family in particular Lucy Pallett born 1911 in Reigate, the eldest child of four children,Frederick, Daphne,Leonard , fathers name was Frederick James, any info would be appreciated
red mail John Lambert
I am searching for anyone who can tell me about my uncle John Lambert. At one time he lived in Reigate and nearby Rustington. He had a daughter Pamela by his wife Mabel Lois.
red mail Thornton
Richard Thornton, my great, great, great grandfather was born in Riegate on July 8, 1803 and was married to Mary Huggett (b ~1802, Charlwood, Surrey) on July 9 1824 in Reigate. I believe they had 12 children; Richard b Nov 3, 1824; William b March 1826; Eliza b 1828; Mary b 1829; Emily (Emely) b Jan 13, 1832; Ann b Nov 20, 1833; Sarah b May 1835; Henry b Nov 1836; Harriet b Aug 1838; Fanny b Sept 1840; Jane b Aug 1842 and Emma born Aug 1844. Eliza emigrated to VIC, Australia in ~1856 and married John Robert Wilde, my gr gr grandparents. Any information on the family would be greatly appreciated.
red mail St Johns Redhill
I have recently recieved the death certificate for my Great Great Grandfather John Matthews in 1927. He died with the address of St Johns Redhill and the death was recorded by G A Read, Occupier (not known to me!) the occupation of John Matthews is listed as General Labourer of 114 Walnut Tree Close Guildford despite John being 80 years old. Does this ring bells with anyone? This is definetely the person I am seeking because of the Guildford address, but I would like some further details on St Johns if I can find it. I was expecting the death to be informed by either Charles or Edith (dau of John Matthews) Jelley of Redhill and am surprised they are not mentioned. Any comments or thoughts greatly appreciate.
red mail HMS HOOD crewmember
I am looking for information or preferably a photo of Edwin James Savage born in Epsom 1898 married Doris V. L. Read in Reigate 1923 and died with the sinking of HMS Hood in may 1941. Any info is well appreciated
red mail SCOTT or SKYNNER REIGATE 16 -17 c
I am researching my family name of SCOTT who were a well known landowners in Surrey during the 1300 - 1700's. Some were titled but all were local benefactors. There was intermarriage with SCOTT & SKYNNER families who were resident in the Reigate area and are known to have Coats of Arms on memorials etc in Reigate Parish Church. Does anyone have any information on them during that period? All help would be gratefully received and if possible / suitable, I offer help in return. Thank YOU'
red mail Ridgley Oak Reigate Surrey
Any information on Ridgley Oak Reigate Surrey property leased to Major Noble in 1895 by John Francis Harvey from Earlham St Marychurch Torquay
red mail Earlswood brickmakers
Seeking employees of William Brown's brickworks at Mackrells - Also made tiles, pottery and chimney pots. Also seeking family descendants
red mail DAY - William Campbell
I would love to hear from descendants of William Capmbell DAY - he was the manager of the N. Westminster Bank in Reigate, and then went on to be the Borough Treasurer. A daughter of his, May, married a second cousin of mine Eric Cyril BROWN.
red mail Sanders, James & Lucy
1841 UK Census states that James Sanders b 1810 and his wife, Lucy (Scrivens) b. 1815 were living in Reigate. Any information would be of assistance. They married in the Parish of Banstead on 3 April, 1841.
red mail Mary Lee
Information wanted on Mary Lee b about 1809 Reigate, married Edward Larmer 1828 Reigate I cant find a birth and therefore cant get any further back on her side of the family. Edward was a corn dealer so it is possible her family were in trade also. Any help much appreciated
red mail Dungate Manor
I am trying to trace the history of Dungate Manor, Flanchford Road, Reigate. It is now a residential care home, but I would like to know who built the house and when. I t might possibbly be linked to a Lady Somers who owned a lot of land in Reigate in the mid-1800s. Normal searches just identify it as the care home.
red mail Brown
Looking for direct descendants of William Brown, brickmaker & one time mayor of Reigate.
red mail Harper
I would like some information concerning a Graham Harper who I believe is a doctor.
red mail Child family
Looking for any information on Child Family in Reigate. Henry Child born in 1806 was a brewer in bell st Reigate so also interested in any details about brewery in Bell St.
red mail Shore family
I am trying to find any information about my family who in the 1901 census lived at Shores Cottages Reigate St Johns Parish I am particularly interested if anyone knows anything about Seymour born 1890 and brother Hector born 1900 i cannot trace their movements at all . Any information would be greatfully received. Thanks Kim
red mail Walter family
I am trying to trace my family tree my grand mother was Irene Jessie Walter and she had lots of brothers and two sisters the family lived in albion road in 1935. If any one can help this would ba great.
red mail Fisher Moore
Long lost relatives are looking for Monica K Fisher born Reigate area Apr-June 1916. She had a brother Leslie Reginald Fisher born Sidney Road Sutton 1910. Any descendants of either out there? Please contact. Thanks Heather
red mail Joseph Chandler b.1824 Reigate
My paternal great grandfather had a butsher's shop on Bell Street, and farmed at Albury Farm just outside Reigate in the mid 1800's. So far I cannot go further back than Joseph - 1824, and how I would like to!!!
I am trying to trace any relatives of Kelsie May Bonigal and Kenneth Olgivy Ireland who married in Reigate in 1930. Kelsie died in Reigate in 1986 aged 88. It is believed Kelsie had a daughter, Mary born in London in 1927.
red mail 52 Deerings Road, Reigate
I believe my g-grandfather, Charles Curren/Curran was living at this address with Annie Wilkinson between 1933 & 1935. Charles died in Sept.1935 aged 47yrs. If anyone has any information on either of these people, the house or the area at that time then I would love to hear from them.
red mail Lewington
Looking for descendents of William Lewington who married Ada Annie Peat about 1903. There was possibly a daughter Lily Ada E. Lewington born Reigate about 1904/5.
My 2 x Gt. Uncle WALTER HERBERT OSBORN born Chelsea married EITHER FRANCES AMELIA WARD OR CLARICE BUTCHER TAYLOR in Sept. quarter 1902, Reigate. Has anyone any info please?
red mail Dodd of 32 Glovers Road
Looking for George Henry & Edith Georgiana (Peat) Dodd and their son Frank Henry Dodd born 1894. About 1921 they lived at 32 Glovers Road, Reigate, George was a Painter/Decorator. Thanks for any information. Wynne
red mail Jelley (Jelly) & Matthews
Seeking descendants of the marriage of Edith Matthews and Charles Jelly (Jelley). The marriage took place in 1902 in Guildford Surrey.
red mail Gillham family - Reigate ,Surrey
My father was Michael John Gillham ,born in Reigate in 1919 ,I dont know much about my family history as we were estranged much of my early life.My father told me that he had some brothers and a sister but that they all died without marrying or reproducing.My father served in the Navy during the war and after the war he relocated to Jamaica where he met my mother and they later got married.My dad passed away 2 years ago and I'm just trying to find closure to some things that have been worrying to me.Please help anyone and thanks in advance.
red mail Peats Cromwell Road
Am looking for any information on the family of Benjamin & Ella Peat who lived for abt forty years (1870-1910)in various homes in Cromwell Road. Ella and her daughter Ada ran a laundry business from home. Peat children included John, William, Elizabeth, Naomi, Louisa, Eli, Frank and Ada Annie. Any help appreciated.
red mail Ede of reigate
Edward m.Mary Ridgebrider Edward's Father William m. Ann Wright 1786 William's Father.. William also, m. Elizabeth Still 1756 I have not completed family groups yet
Chantler family, Surrey
I am trying to trace the family of Susannah Chantler, born abt 1710, died bef. 1779. Husband Benjamin Cox of Charlwood, Children: Benjamin, Susannah, Nathaniel, John and Isaac. At least 2 of the children were born in Charlwood and remained in that area, so there is a strong possibility that the Chantlers came from that area too.
Ann Skeet b. Apr 26/1846, my husband's gr grandmother d/o John Skeet & Elizabeth Smith married Nathaniel Chantler (s/o James Chantler & Mary Pratt) Nov. 20/1864 in Charlwood. John 1798-1868 and Elizabeth 1805-1883 b. Charlwood. Other children were William m. Emily Smith, Jane m. Jesse Warren, John m. 1st Frances Collins, 2nd Mary Ann Thurston & 3rd Esther, Elizabeth married but I don't have a verified record. If you feel you are related and would like to exchange information please contact us?
red mail Budgen & Langmead Marriage 1882
I am looking for information re: the family of Mary Louisa (or Mary Louise) Langmead. She was born March 17, 1862 in Kingsbridge, Devon, England. She later married Arthur Budgen (Born 8/30/1862 in Torquay, Devonshire, England). They were married March 1882 in Reigate, Surrey, England before moving to America. If you have any information regarding these individuals or their families please contact me. Thank you.
red mail Webb and Rassell
I'm looking for information and photos on a firm called Webb and Rassell in Reigate, they issued cigarette cards in 1915. I'm looking for the cards too!
red mail Kenward
Looking for the Kenward family who were born in Reigate early 1900's. In particular Harold Thomas Kenward 1908.
red mail WESKETT, Joseph
Looking for any information on Joseph WESKETT (sometimes WES(T)COTT) who was living at 83 Grove Hill Rd, Reigate, Surrey in 1901. Any information is greatly appreciated. TIA, Rosemary.
red mail Randall/Tickner family
Would be very grateful information regarding my great grandparents William Thom Randall and Alice Louisa Randall (nee Tickner). They had three daughters, Violet (Eileen Joyce), Hazel and Doris. Alice's mother's name was Rose Mary Tickner and she possibly married or was living with a George Card. I have very little information on this branch of my family so would be pleased for any information no matter how small. Thankyou.
red mail Edes of Reigate
Edward and Mary (nee Ridgbridger) Ede had a large family of at least 15 children. Their eldest son, Benjamin, and his wife Amy (nee Brewer) emigrated to Australia in 1856 but moved onto New Zealand in 1861. He settled in the Ashburton area where he was a brickmaker and farmer. I'd be interested to hear from any descendants of Ben's siblings.
cox 1800's onwards
i am looking for my grt grandfathers family who lived in north albert road off nutley lane around 1830 and onwards. his name was james leonard they also had association with buckland where james's wife's family may have lived.
I am looking for information on the Johnson family believed to live in Redhill in early 1900s.There was a daughter Edith-Annie Johnson who married William Goodchild. I have no leads so far as it is bleieved tha family move around a lot.
red mail Nightingale
GGGGGGF John Nightingale (born 1680's) originally form Charlwood. Subsequent generations all lived in neighbouring Buckland, Betchworth, Leigh, Dorking, Leigh, Redhill. Cabinet makers, carpenters, builders. William Nightingale (born 1751) lived in Reigate.
red mail APTED
Researching the surname APTED 1700-1900. Reigate, Surrey.
red mail Tunnel Vaults
my ancestors Frederick christopher Blackiston and William Edward Blackiston used one side of the tunnel vaults as their bonded warehouse for their wine and spirits trade. The other side was used by a large brewery. Interested in any more informationon this subject.

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