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WEBB is such a common NAME

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Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 22 Dec 2012 08:47

Wonder if anything held at Berkshire R O, relating, might have more info.

Chris :)

Elaine

Elaine Report 23 Dec 2012 02:56

That is so very true Beverley. And as you have seen I made the mistake of 100 years at the beginning of this discussion page. Penny and Lorraine picked that up. Thanks girls. If that person reporting the d.o.b. was a member of the family and numerically dyslectic like me (self diagnosis) its not very helpful to researchers at all.

Elaine

Elaine Report 23 Dec 2012 03:24

Chris ho
Thanks. Will check. Can't remember if I been there yet.

Elaine

Elaine Report 28 Dec 2012 06:06

That is our James we think Beverley W. I have noticed that this James was also noted as a labourer and also known
as James Kenton Webb on his court papers. I am going backwards on this but I am picking James mother could have been Mary Webb and his father a Mr Kenton. The reason I'm picking his mum was Mary is that what Grace and James named their only girl Mary(stab in the dark really). Another researcher has sent me a lot of paper work including James ticket of leave Sydney Australia 26 May 1828.

Elaine

Elaine Report 20 Jan 2013 21:42

How can I get further help on this site. I am wondering if the James Webb which is the horse thief btw and in his criminal records also know as James Kenton could have been fathered by a Kenton? I have a few records of Kentons one William Kenton was transported to Australia but doesn't appear to have arrived, possibly aboard one of those ill fated hulks that sank en route. So I am wondering where to start here James was born in approximately 1779 and there appears to be a Mary Webb that had a James around that time, there is no fathers name. Could this be the case how do I find out?

Elaine

Elaine Report 20 Jan 2013 22:43

James Webb was noted as 'also known as James Kenton.' I am now searching for any males that may have been the father of James. I think it quite possible that a Webb lassy fell pregnant to a Kenton. I would appreciate help search for healthy virile Kentons around 1778 possible near Bromham. Worth investigating.

Elaine

Elaine Report 25 Jan 2013 21:33

:-( why can't anyone help me here? :-S