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red mail Looking for relatives of Albert George CROWTHER/Phyllis Anne CROWTHER (nee SAPEY)
I am interested to find out information about any Crowthers in the Droitwich/Worcestershire area. My grandfather (Albert George Crowther 1918-1984) was married to Phyllis Anne (1922 - 1974) and they had a son (David Crowther 1953 - 1996). I know there are links to family in the Norwich area. I also remember meeting a Great Aunt Lizzie and a Great Aunt Nell. My grandfather played for Droitwich Spa football club. Thanks
red mail Edna Russell Thompson/Powell
I am looking for any information on Edna Russell Thompson who married Rev. Thomas Powell (my Grandfather) in Jamaica where she had been a head-teacher of a girls school. They returned to England in 1948 and lived in Droitwich where she died in 1956 aged 54. They were involved in the local Baptist church. Any information would be useful.
red mail Looking for a Waterman Droitwich
I am looking for the Bourne family in Droitwich. I am trying to find my Grand-mother who was born in the 1880's. But I have found 5 females within a 3year period with the same name. Can any one Help? Terry
red mail Harry Kendrick
Does anyone know any details of a murder in Droitwich in the 1930's. Harry Kendrick a local butcher who was married to Dorothy Sandles shot dead his girlfriend (name unknown).I would like to know the date of the murder and the name of the woman. Harry was my grandads first cousin.
red mail Samuel Langstone/Ann Morris
Looking for descendants of Samuel Langstone/Ann Morris married in 1815, they had three children, Betsy b1822, Jane b1823, John b1826
red mail Harrison (William) c1850
William Harrison c1850 was born in Dodderhill, Droitwich. In 1870 he married Ann Farnsworth in Wednesbury, Staffs, and subsequently moved to Walsall Wood, Staffs, where he was a foreman with Brownhills U.D.C. He is my great-grandfather and I would like to trace his parents, presumably in the Droitwich area.
red mail Bolton/Boulton Family of Droitwich
I am looking for information on, or descendants of, the Bolton/Boulton family of Worcestershire. Job Bolton/Boulton was married to Mary Allen in 1688 in Worcester and baptised their children in St Andrew, Droitwich. A few of their children, in turn, baptised their children in that parish. Any information, especially on Job's origins, would be welcomed.
red mail Dudley Family of Droitwich
I am looking for any information on, or descendants of, the Dudley family of Droitwich. My earliest known Dudley ancestor was Rowland Dudley who was baptising his children in Droitwich from around 1666.
red mail Bebbington Family of Droitwich
I am looking for any information on the Bebbington/Bevington family of Droitwich. I am descended from Daniel Bebbington who married Eleanor Dudley in 1704.
red mail Brooke family of Droitwich
I am looking for any information on, or descendants of, the Brooke family of Droitwich. My earliest known Brooke ancestor was Robert Brooke, a weaver, who was baptising children in Droitwich from 1650. The Brookes lived in Droitwich for more than a century afterwards. Other occupations they followed include those of the clothier and wheelwright.
red mail Voice, Voyce, Price
Phoebe Price born Birmingham c1855, her father James was a Carpenter. She married Thomas Voice/Voyce at Holy Trinity, Bordesley, Birmingham in 1878 and went to live in Droitwich where Thomas was born and returned to Birmingham in the 1890's with Thomas and their children. Her birth was not registered so I cannot 'prove' she is mine. It is possible that her mother was Eliza Robertson, born c1826 at Bromyard, Herefordshire, the daughter of Joseph Robertson and Ann Nash and sister of Maria who married George Durose in Birmingham.
red mail Deakin Guise Droitwich Hanbury
I believe John Deakin born about 1803/4 in Hanbury, was a wheelwright in Droitwich from census info. I descend from his son George Deakin ( If i have this family right) b 1841 Droitwich. John and Ann had other children christened at St Andrews Droitwich. George Deakin married Elizabeth Guise b. 1851/2 Droitwich(dau of perhaps John Guise (Salt Pan Smith) and Sarah unknownsurname). George and Elizabeth marr. 1871 Droitwich had William Deakin 1873 and Minnie Deakin 1879 and possibly other children who died. George's wife Elizabeth then died in 1881 just before the 1881 census when her daughter Minnie was 2. Minnie Deakin grew up and married Arthur Edward Haycock in 1897 at St Saviours Birmingham where her brother William signed her marriage cert and her father was listed as a butcher. Minnie and Arthur had 9 children. If anyone has any information on this / these families especially the John Deakin from Hanbury and if his father was John Deakin of Hanbury who married Ann Kitsell in Himbleton in 1798. I also would love any contact frmo Guise, Mansell and Haycock families. Thanks, Heather
red mail Chance-Hadzor,Droitwich,Shernal Green
looking for anyone connected to the Chance family in Droitwich and surrounging areas thanks Lorraine
red mail Nicklin-Droitwich area
searching for anyone connected to the Nicklin name in Droitwich since c1800 thanks Lorraine
red mail Griffiths
I am looking for any information on the Griffiths family who lived in Droitwich in 1800's. Henry Griffiths married Mary Webb Hughes at Hadzor church in June 1853. They had 2 sons Henry born in 1854 and William born in 1857. Henry Snr died some time after 1857. Mary remarried twice to William Farley in 1863 and William Atkins in 1874. Henry Jnr married Mary Pugh in May 1883 they had 3 sons Charles(my grandfather) born 1888, Walter and another son (unknown). I have details of Mary Webb Hughes family but would like to find out more on Henry Snr's parents his father was William . I don't know where Henry Snr was born or his date of birth.
red mail GILL
red mail Tickle Family of Droitwich
I'm looking for information on the Tickle/Tickell family who lived in the late 17th and 18th centuries in Droitwich. They descend from George Tickle and Elizabeth Hanley who were married in 1689 in Astley, Worcestershire, but moved to Droitwich thereafter.
red mail Wildsmith family research
Compiling 5 volumns of Family history World wide on the Wildsmith family 700 pages currently under draft including some Droitwich members,any information on the Wildsmith or variants would be appreciated
red mail CHANCE - PRICE
red mail HUGHES and TURNER - Droitwich + surrounding district
Researching Mary Ann HUGHES who married Herbert John TURNER in Droitwich in 1878; marriage cert. states her father as Thomas HUGHES, a SHOPKEEPER. All censuses have MAH's birthplace as Droitwich and birth year 1855-1858, but Worcester Record Office has no entry registered for her birth. Can anyone assist, please, in tracing MAH's details?
red mail Priddle wildsmith connection
Looking for further details on the Children of Ann Elsmore, Thomas Wildsmith etc
red mail Harris Family
I am currently researching my Harris family connections. Thomas & Lucy Harris born 1814/15 in Droitwich. Children include Salina, Cecelia, George and William. Thomas was a salt maker and at one point lived on Tower Hill. Any contact and information would be great
red mail Noake ancestry
Trying to fid any details of the Noake family, born around the Droitwich area <1820. Most were Coopers and in the 1800s worked at the Salt Mines in Stoke Prior. Any info would be of great help.
red mail Droitwich Moreton Morrell
Any details of a Sarah Ellen Grubb born 1900 to a Willliam C Grub born 1875 in Moreton Morrell Warwickshire and his wife Esther Grubb.
red mail Gower Yarnold
Gower Yarnold (b.Oct 1580) and Jane were married and Elinor about1606 in Saint Peter, Droitwich, Worcester, England. Could someone do a look and find out Jane's maiden name and marriage date? Thanks so much,
red mail Bowen
Looking for realtives of Alan Bowen resisded in Cradley Heath , Storridge, Malvern Worcs and married and had 6 children Harold, Alan, Edward known as Ted, Molly, Nanacy and Albert. Family says he walked from Wales to Malvern to find work? and settled there
red mail Thomas Marshall
1891 census - Blacksmith and employer in Back Lane, Droitwich. Any info would be welcome
red mail Smith-Smart-Droitwich
Hi all, Im currently trying to track down details of a John SMITH and Ann Smith (nee SMART) who according to the the 1861 Census lived on Vines Lane, Droitwich. I know they had there first child in 1862, so im presuming they got married around that time... but then again!!! If anyone has any details or could help in any way id be very grateful. Thanks Matt
red mail Vines Lane, Droitwich - Smith
I am researching my family tree and would be greatful if anyone hay information about a family of Smiths who lived there in the 1800's They where as follows, John (b1838) Ann (b1838) Emily (b1862) John (b1865) George (b1866) Harriett (b1869) Annie (B1871) Eliza (b1876) William (1877) and Mary (1879) Not sure how they all fitted in to same house!!!! After there they moved to Crossways? Not sure about that place though, cant find reference, Either that or any information about vines lane would be appreciated. Thanks
red mail stuart osbourne
stuart was in the droitwich church of england childrens home between 1954-1962 estimate we are trying to locate him or any advice as how to locate information about his parents family in the name of osbourne
red mail Loughton
Looking for information regarding Andrew and Ann Loughton or their son (born 8/24/1865) George L. Loughton. George is my great grandfather. George also had an uncle named Alfred H Loughton (a military man with several sons) who was a witness at his (George's) wedding to Caroline Willett of Brighton in Kamloops B.C. in 1908.
red mail Edward Bourne 1840-1871
Searching for information regarding Edward Bourne (b. 1840) of Droitwich, WOR who married Mary Ann (surname unknown who d. March 24, 1924). Father's name is unknown. They had two children Edward Thomas and another whose name began with A.
red mail Hannah Collins
Hannah Collins born in Astwood BankWorcs 1817 married John Fleetwood born in 1805 married in Upton Warren 19/91/1830. They could be my gg grandparents. Any info on Hannah and or their children.
red mail Colley in Tibberton
I am researching my family tree and am interested in the name COLLEY. My greatgrandmother was Maria Ann Colley born 1884 to Elias Colley and Emma Harris. I do have some information on the rest of her family so please contact me.
red mail Harris in Droitwich
I am researching my family tree and I am interested in the surname Harris in Droitwich. My Great Grandfather was George Smith Harris b 1883 and his parents were William Harris b 1849 and Anne Smith b 1849. I do have some information on his brothers and sisters so if you think there may be a connection please contact me.
red mail BUNN Thomas
Anyone with any info on the Bunn Family - Stoke Prior.
red mail FARMER
George Farmer married Mary Price, Dodderhill 1831. They had a son, JOHN FARMER born 1832. John Farmer came to WIDNES,LANCS to find work in the Soap Industry 1851. George Farmer died in Birmingham in 1833. Widow Mary Farmer(nee Price) married Thomas Bunn in Birmingham in 1835. Looking for Farmer & Bunn's Stoke Prior/Droitwich/Widnes/Runcorn
red mail Priddey
I am interested in information on ancestors or descendants of Thomas Priddey born 1805, who married Sarah Leek in 1828 at Hampton Lovett. He was a labourer in the salt works. My Gtx2 grandfather Samuel, Thomas and Sarah's son, was a boatman. He married Ellen Eliza Smith in 1866 at St Andrews. Their daughter Elizabeth, my grandmother, went to Birmingham where in 1881 was living with her aunt Elizabeth Davis (nee Priddey).
red mail Greaves
We are looking for any connections of John Greaves born c.1827 at Droitwich
red mail Mace
Looking for Mace family. Thomas Mace, a salt labourer, married Mary Harris 1828, had 9 daughters and possibly a son who died. Thomas was born in London c1805.
red mail Harris And Neville
My grandmother's ancestors were all called Harris and came from the area called Droitwich in Liberties. Anyone Help! Also The Vines! Also the surname Neville. Anyone know Friar Street, The High Street well enough to remember a sweet shop called Mrs. Evertons (the 50's), and a cafe on the T road that cut across the top (opposite end to Town Hall) if you turned left onto the road out of the High Street. There was also a grocers where my father worked as a boy almost opposite the Crooked House (30's) and a canal at the back of my nan's house which was next to a Tailors shop and had a little lane running alongside it. Anyone remember any of these? If anyone can remember these or has any information about them I would be grateful.Thanks
red mail Droitwich Private Asylum 1791
Transactions of the Provincial Medical and Surgical Association Volume XII 1844 Advert for :- Droitwich Lunatic Asylum. Established in 1791. This Asylum is now under the management of the present Proprietors Martin Ricketts, Esq. Surgeon of Droitwich, and Charles Hastings M.D. Physician to the Worcester Infirmary. Dr Hastings visits the Asylum twice a week. The non-restraint system, with its important precautionary measures, is adopted at this Asylum. Religious observances are not neglected. Amusements and exercise, appropriate to the condition of the Patients, both in and out of doors, are carefully attended to, being found of greatimportance in the moral management of the Insane. Any information respecting the admission of Patients may be obtained on application to the Proprietors, or to Mr Clement Edkins, Member of the College of Surgeons, and MedicalSuperintendent at the Asylum.
red mail Priddey
Looking for information on the Priddey family from Droitwich. Harry (Henry) Priddey was born 1819 in Droitwich he married Ann Elsmore in 1841 at St Georges Church Birmingham. The known children are Thomas Wildsmith, Emily Ann, Wild S, Edward, Caroline and Alice. Harry's Occupation was master cabinet maker and Coach Furnisher any help appreciated thanks.

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