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James Forward

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Cynthia Report 1 Dec 2012 12:06

Hello Carolyn and welcome to the Community Boards.

If you click on Search above and then all Search all Trees, and enter James' details into the search boxes, you will see that one other person on this site has him in their tree. It may be worth contacting the tree owner for further information.


Catherine Report 30 Nov 2012 18:28

for info:-

1841 England Census about James Farward
Name: James Farward
Age: 45
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1796
Gender: Male
Where born: Somerset, England
Civil parish: Twerton
Hundred: Wellow
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation: Tanner

Registration district: Bath
Sub-registration district: Twerton
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 961
Book: 13
Folio: 31
Page Number: 8
Household Members:
Name Age
James Farward 45
Henry Farward 12
Fred Farward 9
Elizth Farward 49
Caroline Farward 15
Hanna Farward 13


Catherine Report 30 Nov 2012 18:19

Not his parents but could be his marriage?

Pallot's Marriage Index for England: 1780 - 1837 about Jas Forward
Name: Jas Forward
Spouse: Elizth Parsons
Marriage Date: 1816
Parish: Bruton

Bruton is a town and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the River Brue seven miles south-east of Shepton Mallet, just south of Snakelake Hill and Coombe Hill, ten miles north-west of Gillingham and twelve miles south-west of Frome in the South Somerset distric

Stoke Trister is a village and civil parish 2 miles (3 km) south-east of Wincanton and 5 miles (8 km) north-west of Gillingham close to the Dorset border in the South Somerset district of Somerset, England. The parish includes the hamlet of Bayford.


Gins Report 30 Nov 2012 18:10

Is this the right census

1851 England Census
about James Forward
Name: James Forward
Age: 58
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1793
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Forward
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Stilway, Somerset, England

Civil parish: Twerton
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England

Registration district: Bath
Sub-registration district: Twerton
ED, institution, or vessel: 7d
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 120
Piece: 1940
Folio: 255
Page Number: 33
Household Members: Name Age
James Forward 58
Elizabeth Forward 59
Hannah Forward 22
Frederick Forward 18


Gins Report 30 Nov 2012 18:07

Dates are out?

County Somerset
Place Wellington
Church St John
BaptismDate 25 Apr 1784
Forename James
Sex M
FatherForename Thomas
MotherForename Isan
FatherSurname FORWARD
Notes 3 years old
FileNumber 13378


Carolyn Report 30 Nov 2012 18:00

I am looking for the parents of James Forward b.1793 in Stileway Somerset
(either Stileway nr. Meare or, more likely, Stileway near Stoke Trister/Cucklington)
It is possible that he belongs to the Forward branch of the family in which the 'also
Wake' is sometimes added in 18th/19thc. Bruton Somerset Parish Records.
John Forward of Mere (Wilts) was married to Frances Wake in 1742. She had
quite a few children - some baseborn.

If you can help - thank you.