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Neil Report 31 May 2013 08:48

Hi Margaret

It's very nice of you to offer to look up records.

I have a marriage that is said to have occurred in Thame Oxfordshire and I was wondering if you are able to check it out for me please.

Hannah Bigge m.ca1669 Simon Sheriffe (or Sherife or Shreive or Shrive, etc).

They start having children in Quainton Bucks in 1670.

Many thanks, Cheers for now, Neil (in Australia) :-)


Pam Report 30 May 2013 17:04

If you require a lookup for Oxfordshire, please contact Margaret direct by clicking on her name on the left hand side.


Pam Report 27 Apr 2013 20:40

Hi Margaret,

Please can you help me out again.

I have Martha Elizabeth Knott born 1850 in Haseley, Oxfordshire, possibly registered as Martha Knott. Is there any chance you can find her birth in your records please.

I don't think she belongs to Richard and Alice but wondered if she was an illegitimate child of Mary Ann Knott.

Thank you


Nigel Report 27 Apr 2013 17:46


any info on William Ludlow b1746 North Hinksey ?

Thanks in advance.




mumof4 Report 20 Mar 2013 19:56

Hi Margaret

I'm struggling to find records for the birth of two children born to John and Harriett (nee Hemmings) Edginton (may be recorded with spelling Edgington)

Firstly there is Julia Ann Edginton b 1850 Little Clanfield (8 months old in 1851 census)

Secondly there is Elizabeth Edginton b 1853/4 Bampton

This family have a tendency to list their children on the census records under different names to their birth records i.e Julia is listed as Ann in 1851. Therefore Elizabeth may have another first name of which I am unaware. I can't find records to match so I'm hoping you may find something in baptism records. Thank you.


Sally Report 28 Dec 2012 17:46

Hi Margaret

I'm looking for the possible marriage or death of Albert Edward Walker.

The only information I have is he was mentioned on his Mother In Laws (Dorothy Naomi Dickson (nee McKinnon)) Death certificate in Dec 1976 - she died in Witney.

I believe Dorothy's daughter may have been called Naomi Dickson but I could be wrong and this is why I'm looking for any information on Albert!

Any help would be much appreciated.



ElizabethK Report 20 Nov 2012 09:34



Margaret Report 14 Nov 2012 07:53

Lookups available in a couple of days,leave requests and I will reply as soon as I am home.


ElizabethK Report 11 Oct 2012 10:46

Hello Margaret

Thank you for your pm

Thank you very much for all that info ,we all really appreciate your efforts.

Are you "settleing" for the winter ? :-)

Best Wishes



Ceedee Report 10 Oct 2012 20:32

Hi Margaret
thankyou for sending me a PM that was so good of you. That is correct John married Elizabeth cook in 1855 I have their marriage cert, He is the son of Mary Bull and John Gibbs, I hadn't known when John and Mary married so thankyou for that too. Maybe she had married twice often it happened didn't it.
Thankyou so much on the buriel information. Just about completes my search. If I was young again and able, I would haved love to come to Tackley and Oxffordshire it looks so lovely.
Your a gem Margaret thankyou for this.
Best regards.
Carol N.Z.


Margaret Report 10 Oct 2012 20:21

1836. To1839 Calendars of prisoners
27/2/1836 City of Oxford
Joseph Bland not able to read or write aged 24 yrs committed by W.strickland senior and W. Strickland junior
charged with having on the 12th day of February in company with John Cooper and William Belcher felonious lay stole a teg sheep from a field in the parish of Witney the property of Lionel Berry. warrant dated
Feb.18th 1836 g
(transportation for life)

26/2/1842 City of Oxford
Richard Jeffs can read and write 18years
Born Horley a labourer
And Thomas Saul can read write aged 35 years born Horley labourer
committed by Rev. c.F.Wyatt and the Rev.W.C.Risley
Charged the said Richard Jeffs with having on the 9th day of February instant
At the parish of Horley felonious lay stole 3 gallons of flour from his master, and the said Thomas Saul with having received the said flour, knowing it to have been stolen
WSarrant dated Feb 17th 1842
Richard Jeffs 6 calendar months at Hard Labour
Thomas Saul for receiving said flour 1 year
Richard Jeffs released 25/8/1842
Thomas Saul 25/2/1843


Margaret Report 10 Oct 2012 20:10

John Tippin and James Roberts witnesses to above marriage

8/3/1819 John Bland
rose Jeffs. Both make their mark
Witnesses Elizabeth fTurner John Ward

15//12/1823 Ezekiel Allford
Jemima Jeffs
Witnesses John Ward Eliz.J. castell

19/6/1841 Charles Harris full age bachelor labourer pa not given
Sophia Jeffs full age spinster of Mton pa not given
Witnesses John Tipping,Matilda Jones.

Burials Noke Jeffs.

Aaron 15/2/1837 81 years of Bicester
Sarah 1/7/1840 93 years of Union. workhouse Bicester
Sarah 9/1/1758 adult wife of William
Hosea 8/9/1751 son of William labourer.


Margaret Report 10 Oct 2012 20:03

Bland no baptisms Noke

Jeffs baptisms in Noke
William 18/10/1745 son of William and Sarah
Mary 6/3/1747 ditto
Jemima 22/10/1752 ditto
Aaron 16/3/1755 ditto

Marriages Noke
Joseph Blan of Chitchel Bucks
Mary Jeffs.....both make their marks
Witnesses John


Margaret Report 10 Oct 2012 18:01

Mary Gibbs buried Tackley aged 56 years 1/1/1862
John Gibbs buried Tackley aged 89 years 15/10/1891
Theree is marriage for John Gibbs 16/4/1855 in Tackley between
John Gibbs and Elizabeth Cook witnesses Isaac Whiting,Ann Hoare Banns called 1'8'15th April. So I wonder if you have the correct information, I have looked for a marriage in Tackley for John Gibbs to a Mary Bull, which I found

19/11/1827 Tackley
John Gibbs and Mary (given as Mary Bull in Banns register) witnesses Joseph Morris,Jane Gibbs, Banns called 4'11'18th November

So I looked in the Banns register to find this entry

Banns say John Gibbs and Mary Bull bans called 4,11,18th November with the following additional sentence. Marriage recorded in Marriage register between John Gibbs and Mary Ryman 19/11/1827
So perhaps Mary was both Ryman and Bull, either. Widow or used both surnames.


Margaret Report 10 Oct 2012 17:27

JANET sorry no sign of Alice Wall in Stoke Lyne, nor did she marry under that name in Oxfordsshire before 1841'do you know who she married perhaps I could find him on the marriage disc and then get her correct name...


Ceedee Report 6 Oct 2012 20:40

Hi Margaret ,
I just wondered if you might be able to help me to find where Mary and John Gibbs were buried. I would presume it may be near the church they were married but I could be wrong.

Mary nee Bull Gibbs b 1807 Woodstock Tackley died before 1871 census

John Gibbs b 1802 at Tackley died aged 89 before the 1891 census.

They were married in 1855 in St. Nicholas church Tackley Oxfordshire.
Many Thanks,


Margaret Report 5 Oct 2012 20:04

I am back on line even though on the water....thank goodness for 3...


Janet Report 3 Oct 2012 10:53

Dear Margaret, I am trying to find the baptism record for Alice Wall. According to the 1841 census she was born in Stoke Lyne in 1776. I can't find her on the IGI so I would be grateful with any help on this


Margaret Report 25 Aug 2012 12:11

Still travelling....Macclesfield today


ElizabethK Report 23 Aug 2012 09:33

Hello Margaret

Hoping you catch up with this eventually , and that all goes well with your travels :-)

I am currently "doing" my DIL tree-they were travellers :-(and it is a challenge.

There are several appearing in Hampshire/Wiltshire/Dorset in the 1800s who are "of Noke Oxfordshire" and I would appreciate a look-up of any Bland's or Jeff's
in the P/Rs particularly baptisms.