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Trying to find Bricknell

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Stephen Report 5 May 2004 22:12

The Bricknell in my family tree was born in 1814. The only clue that I have for his birth place is something that looked like Shipston. There is Shipston upon Stour in Worcs, Two Shiptons in Oxfordshire, and even a Shipham in Somerset. After all, he could have been born in any of these and possibly others. The problem is, Richard goes to Wells, Somerset, and, in 1836 marries a local woman and has all their children in Wells and Wookey Hole. There are no other Bricknells with a Somerset connection outside of this family to this current day. After several years, I still cannot find any Bricknells that are related to Richard, and I know that there are hundreds of other Bricknells out there. Does anyone have anything in their records that have even the slightest resemblence to the place name shown above that might help me in finding, at least, Richards father and mother and/or brothers and sisters?