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Hubert, Florry and Tony Croft
I am looking for my cousin, formerly Tony Norrey but now possible Croft. His mother, my aunt Florry, married Albert Norrey who died in 1955. They lived in a tied cottage in Burcot/Blackwell, close to Barnt Green and Bromsgrove in Worcestershire. She then married Hubert Croft, a barber, who owned a shop in Redditch, Worcestershire. Tony joined the army, possibly at the end of the 1960s. Since then we lost contact.
red mail Charles Edward Layton
Charles (1882-1917) and his family were living at 54 Other Road, Redditch, Worcestershire at the 1911 census. Wife was Ada Shrimpton Farr (1879-1961). I am curious to know what happened to children Rosa, Cecil, Marjory and Kenneth. Ada is my great grandfather's sister.
red mail White
I am searching the White Family William b1845 and wife Sarah b1851 both lived in George Street in 1871, They both worked in the needle industry at that time but by the 1880's had moved to Birmingham. One of their children was Rosina who was my grandmother. William was born in Feckenham and Sarah born in Alcester. I think William's mother was Ann Roberts.
red mail John Edkins
Looking for relatives. I remember my grandmother(Shepro)Edkins writing to relatives in Redditch, Worcestershire, in the 1960s, she died in 2000. My father John, was in England during WW2 and stopped to see relatives, another John born about the same time; 1925. He was not available. We were told that he had the same name and born the same year or within a year. The family would have gone from England into Canada and then Minnesota and finally Wisconsin. Charles,b.1853 then Thomas,b. 1870 and then John b. 1901 & 1925
red mail Shrimpton / Farr
I am a descendant of James Farr (b 1834) and Rosa Shrimpton (b 1839) They were both members of large families and were born in Redditch, They married in Bromsgrove in 1860 and raised their nine children there. Their son James Henry Shrimpton Farr (b 1863) immigrated to Australia and raised eight children. He is my ggrandfather, Can anyone give me details of the circumstances of their move to Australia or of their life in England prior to that journey. THANKS
red mail Bates
Hi, I am looking for any information about my paternal grandfather, Clifford Bates. He was from a large family and lived in the Redditch area as a young man and was married there to my grandmother, Elsie Allbutt. My father, Norman, was his son and was also born there. My grandfather would have been born in the late 1890s and my father in 1928. They later moved to Birmingham in the 1940s. My grandfather worked for BSA. If anyone has any information about him or his family, it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
red mail John & William Stanley
My gggrandfather married Mary Blundell 1838 St. Martin's Birmingham and listed occupation as carrier, residence as Redditch, father John Stanley, farmer. He lived in Chester with family prior to emigrating to Canada with his wife, 3 sons and 1 daughter. 3 daughters, Jane, Julia, and Agnes remained in Chester and married respectively Robert Randall, Joseph Mealy, William Rigby. Any information would be welcome
red mail Court Family/Needlemakers or Fish Hook makers?
Looking for information on the Court family that lived on Prospect Row (census Redditch 1851) then moved to Ipsley Street (census 1861) Need info other than census records provide. Also looking for info on Joseph Manley, Butcher & Father-in-law (census Redditch 1851) Thanks! Valerie
red mail Wells - Pinfield Redditch
Help needed to sort out my Pinfield/Wells line. William Pinfield married Charlotte (Wells?) children are William, Edwin, Jane, Mary Ann, Dinah, Ernest, Charlotte and their grandmother was Susannah Wells. From 1841/51 census records. William married Orpah Harris as a Pinfield Wells; children are Kezia Harris(out of wedlock not sure of father), Mary Ann Elizabeth Pinfield Wells and William Edwin Pinfield Wells. On the 1841 census William his wife Charlotte and their first 5 children are living with Susannah Wells and they have been listed as 'Wells'...error on census takers part maybe. Fingers crossed that someone out there can help me...
red mail Hewins or Huins
Looking for ancestors and descendants of Job Hewins. My Job Hewins, according to census, was born Hampton Lucy, Warwickshire in circa 1818. The only Job Hewins we can find was christened in Redditch in 1813, the son of Thomas Hewins and Susannah Parsons. Is there anyone out there with any information. If so, please contact us. Reg & Helen
red mail andrew shufflebottom
i would like anyone to contact me who knew andrew and freda shufflebottom,who lived in winyates east, redditch.andrew died in 1991,andrew was my uncle, his father andrew was my grandad.
red mail Harris - Redditch
I am looking for information on Maud Harris and son Geoffrey Harris who lived at no. 37 Mount Street, Redditch and left for S.A. on 3 February 1932 on the Guildford Castle Steamship. Gilbert and Nora Harris also from the same address left in 1927 for S.A. Any information would be greatly appreciated, specifically birth details for Geoffrey Harris. Thanks, Sheryl
red mail Woodfields Redditch
Searching for Mary Russell Woodfield, Elmsdale Redditch who came to Australia in 1885 to marry Edwin Thomas Harris from Handsworth
red mail Scott family
John Scott had a draper's shop which he ran with his wife Sarah and daughters and sons. Any information on where this shop was in Redditch please and what the building is now - thank you.
red mail Johnson Family Fairoak, Staffordshire
I am looking for information on Cyril Johnson, I have been informed that he was a village policeman in redditch for many years, he was born in Prestwich and his parents were William and Sarah (nee Fielding). I would be most grateful for information on him and his family. Thank you Carol
red mail Stephens Twins Required
Looking for Brian/Bryan and Brenda Stephens, of Redditch still we think. Grandson and granddaughter of Walter and Fanny Stephens. We have lost touch and have lost Auntys Mu's address book, but are trying to do family history and would like their input. Would be 65+ now, we think Brian still in Redditch.Thanks
My ggmother was Mary Annie Barbara Cooke nee Hall(1867-1950)she died in Studley. Her father's name was William and her mother's was Mary (surname unknown) Also unknown is her parents dates and where they came from. Any help would be really appreciated.
red mail Robins of Redditch
searching for the family of Alfred Robins 12 Aug 1872 son Alfred 11 Aug 1899 and William Henry Robins 15 Feb 1857. Edward Street and Lodge Road. Ann Eliza Sedgley nee Robins (known as Annie)Salvation Army The Elms, Swindon Road, Cheltenham 1939.
red mail Moule Ltd - Redditch
Are you descended from William Moule (b.1841), a Chemist and Druggist, with a business at 28 Evesham Street, Redditch in the 19th century? If so, I have a fairly extensive family history that I would be happy to share.
red mail SURNAMES
Looking for any details of George Green married in 1851 to Mary Emms daughter Zillah Green who married Harvey Richard Hack Believed to have gypsy links.
red mail bomford hill
i'm trying to dig up some history on the hill that is in church hill next to the old first school. if anyone has any info on the place that would be great.
red mail Pinfield-Wells
I have an old bible with the Pinfield-Wells family written inside, dating way back to 1854. Names mentioned are Mrs W Pinfield Wells who livd at the back of the 7 stars pub. Orpra Pinfield Wells , Ernest Pinfield Wells and more.
red mail melley family
Any information of the history of the Melley family ?My father, Alfred Melley married Caroline Bedney-Vale . My Grandfather was also Alfred Melley and he married Lizzy ? They were Housebuilders and lived in Webheath ,Redditch , Worcs.
Samuel Thomas, needle manufacturer
Any information on this Thomas family would be would be very welcome. Samuel used to live in a house in front of his huge factory on Prospect Hill; both the house and the entrance to the factory still stand. Tony
red mail Ryder, & Pinfield-wells family
Has anyone any information on the Ryder & Pinfield-Wells families in Redditch & surrounding areas? I am particularly interested in the origins of the family name Pinfiled-Wells.
red mail Frances Elizabeth Rooney
ant information about Frances Elizabeth Rooney wrashwood nursing home on ho lived in Reddich for 30 years and died inRashwood Nursing Home on March21 1989 in her 99th year wish to contact anyone who knew her
red mail Briney
searching the Briney family tree and know that they are in the following areas. Inkberrow,Feckenham, Abbotts Morton, Stock Green and Redditch. Thanks
red mail Thomas Andrews
Looking for Thomas Andrews born c 1796 in Redditch, married Maria and had a son George Beckham. Maria was rumoured to be a gypsy or an American Indian.
red mail harris white stubbs
elizabeth harris married roland stubbs her father was charles harris. also elizabeth white married arther stubbs around the worcestershire area any connections!!!
red mail Stevens
Looking for any information on John Stevens or Stephens born in Ipsley in 1815. His father was Richard Stevens who was a Maltster in 1841 census but lived in Redditch up to about 1813
red mail stubbs family
my ancestors originate in the redditch area in the 1800s my family had the old unicorn tap inn on unicorn hill,does anyone have any old phtos of the pub? other names in my family are harris, also worked needle industry also railways, any info please contact me thanks
red mail Palmer
Researching Palmer and associated families in the Redditch area. Job Palmer father of Barnabas Palmer
red mail Maries
Researching all Maries and associated families in the Redditch area
red mail Beoley Lane Farm
I am looking for a connection between this farm and the Gregg family. My grandfather, Ernest Gregg had connections with the farm in the late 1800's early 1900's. He was an artist and painted the farm as it was as he remembered it. Can any one help?
red mail Milward
Henry Milward (1802-1878) was the owner of a large needle/fish hook factory in Redditch. I have all census details 1861 onwards. Does anybody know where he and his family were in 1841? Looking for Henry and his wife Catharine/Katharine (1799), plus (at least) children Catharine/Katharine Sarah (1833), John Frederick (1835), Mary Jane (1836) and Victor (1840). All were born & baptised in Redditch except wife Catharine/Katharine (nee Gosling) who was born in Richmond, Surrey. They can't have been living far from Redditch in 1841 because son Victor was baptised there in September 1840, but I'm struggling to find them in Worcestershire in the online version of the 1841 census. Any info on this family for 1841 or indeed 1851 would be very much appreciated.
red mail BALL
Seeking information about William Keith Ball, Baronet...son of Sir Alexander John Ball. Sir William reputedly died at age 82 at Spernall Hall, Redditch in 1874. Wiiliam had lived for many years around Kensington in Central London. Does anyone know how and why he happened to be in Redditch at the time of his death?
red mail fortescue
Looking for information on a family called Fortescue who lived at 25 Red Lion St Redditch. in the 1901 census. Their names were Charles J,. Florence, Charles Jnr. and his wife Emily and Thomas. They were all actors/actresses. Thanks Janet
Scotts of Redditch
John Scott, who married Sarah Mogg, was a draper and had Florence May who married Edmund King, Mary Beatrice who married Horace Fenwick, Kate Elsie who married Horace Canham, Ethel Jervis who married William Lane, Sarah Gertrude who married Charles Davis, John Sydney who married Cathlin Betterton, and Richard V who may or may not have married. I would like to know about the next generation please.
red mail Frank. A.Pearson
My grandfather Aubrey.T.Pearson worked for the Royal Enfield motorcycle company as a commercial traveller from about 1900 to 1928, the year he died.He had a son Frank with his second wife Ethel in 1923.
red mail Tomlinson in Redditch
My gg grandfather George Thomas Tomlinson was born in Redditch 1837. His parents were Henry and Sarah but I think he was probably the William Henry who married Sarah Cooper in 1832. Going by the IGI Index, I think he was born 1808, parents George Tomlinson and Ann Lewis. George I think was born 1783, parents Joseph and Elizabeth. Is there any one related who can help me confirm this.
red mail Checketts
Henry Checketts b. 1835? in Whittington, Worcs. Married Emma Holbech (nee Tustin) and they lived first in Alvechurch, Worcs then in Redditch, Worcs. Had 3 children William, Phoebe and Ada. His father was William Checketts born 1801 in Swinesherd, Worcs, Henry came from second marriage to Phoebe Keel/Cale. Anyone researching same family?
red mail Field family
Field family first came to Redditch in 1870s from Alcester, Warks. Joseph married Rebecca Durham (born in Studley) in Birmingham; their son John married Ann Andrews (born in Redditch), his son William married Elizabeth Smith(both born in Redditch),his son Alfred married Elsie Bourne (both born in Redditch) in 1912, his daughter Nellie married Charles Henry Cockings in 1937 (both born in Redditch) is anyone connected to this family of Fields? All had other children besides these mentioned.
red mail Tony Green
Kerri Davies is looking for her late fathers famliy especially Tony Green he lives in Redditch.anyone who knows him or knew Michael Green please get in touch.
red mail The Greyhound, William Henry Malins
William Henry Malins was the inn keeper of 1 Prospect Hill, Redditch, called the Greyhound. He was married twice, first to Julia, having one son Edwin, and secondly to Annie having two more sons, William, and Harold. He was born 1850 and died 1915,I interested in his parents, first son's family, and other information.
red mail Hobday - Halliday
My great grandparents, William Henry Hobday and Emma nee Halliday, were living in the "Old Paper Mill" Redditch in 1881. Any information on ancestors/descendants or the mill would be muc appreciated (Clive E)
red mail Redditch, Worcestershire
Family name Cockin(g)(s) - Thomas b. 1832; Charles b. 1871; Charles H.Guise b. 1892; Charles Henry b. 1914; these are my direct line. Other children of Thomas b. 1832 were Thomas b. 1864; James b. 1868; Charles b. 1871; Rose Hannah b. 1774 and Arthur Albert b.1876. Anyone tracing same family?

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