Find Ancestors

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

Genes Extras

Genes Reunited subscription bonuses

As a way of saying thank you to our subscribers, we have launched Genes Extras. You'll find exclusive competitions and discounts on family history magazines, days out and much more.

Take me to Genes Extras

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

Thomas Rowe

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

Stephen

Stephen Report 11 Apr 2013 13:29

Thanks, I will try all of those :-)

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 11 Apr 2013 12:45

Off hand -

https://www.familysearch.org/
http://www.northants-fhs.org/ if you aren't already a member

Unfortunately, when you get that far back you’re more reliant on Parish Records. Over time, they’ve been lost or have become illegible or may not be on line.

According to one site http://owenfamilyhistory.net/ParishReg.html Anglican parish records begin in 1538.

You might consider monument inscriptions which have survived in churches, Wills, Manorial rolls or Court judgements.

Stephen

Stephen Report 11 Apr 2013 12:18

Yes I know! I found him on Family Central, and there are quite a few of his decendants listed there. Henry had 8 Children and the male line goes down to 1691. I am trying to find links into my family tree which starts with Samuel Rowe 1763. Although I have found other Rowes - William Rowe1638, and decsendants to 1690. all in this area I can't seem to link them up. Any suggestions how I can access earlier records?

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 11 Apr 2013 11:57

That's rather a tall order Stephen! :-D

How did you reach his name? From a descendent or a sibling?
Have you used the 'search all trees' function to contact anyone else who may have him listed?
What, to your knowledge, happened to his sons - did they have descendents?

Stephen

Stephen Report 11 Apr 2013 11:47

I am looking for the ancestors of Thomas Rowe 1552-1609. He lived in Rounds or Raunds Northamtronshire and had 3 sons Thomas Robert and Henry. Married in 1575.