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Ancestry look ups available plus 1851 for Somerset

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Nicola Report 6 Sep 2005 20:28

Hi Nikki Thanks for looking. Maybe Shafer or Shaffer? Amelia is with my g g grandparents, tho I thought he was a coal haulier not a soda water maker !!!!! Also I thought Matilda was born in Bedminster. It'd be too easy if they were always consistent (nice tho) Just a thought maybe Taunton is correct. Could you look there too? Regards Nicky


Nikki Report 7 Sep 2005 15:37

Nicky Have searched all of Somerset, Gloucestershire, Bristol & Wiltshire for you with no joy. I'm assuming the index has been mistranscribed as I've tried numerous alternative spellings. Really sorry. Nikki


Nikki Report 7 Sep 2005 15:42

Mike Can't find any of them in 1851 - various John, Stephens & Job's listed but not born in the right place. Have you found any of them in 1841 or 1861? It may give me something more to go on. Nikki


Mike Report 7 Sep 2005 18:27

Hello Nikki, the only one i've found is Job Harris on 1861 census, he's living at Middle Coombe Donhead St. Mary Wilts His date of birth says abt 1801 and he's married to Hester Regards Mike


Nikki Report 7 Sep 2005 20:04

Hi Mike Found Job for you... DONHEAD ST. MARY 1851 CENSUS, Wiltshire, H.O. 107/1849 HARRIS Job 51 Ag. Lab. Donhead, Wilts. Hester 57 Tisbury, Wilts. Here is a list of all the John Harris's born Wiltshire of approx. the right age. If any of them look likely let me know and I'll get the details on their families for you. HARRIS John 51 Ag. Labourer Coombe Bissett, Wilts. / Coombe Bissett 51(CD8) HARRIS John 56 Ag. Lab. Rolleston / Maddington 51(CD8) HARRIS John 51 Farmer 88 Acres Hornington / Durnford 51(CD8) Can't find any Stephens at all. Nikki


Nikki Report 7 Sep 2005 21:03

Helen Have you managed to find any info at all on Minnie yet? Nikki


Nicola Report 7 Sep 2005 21:07

Hi Nikki Thanks so much for looking. Another elusive family in my tree! Nicky


Mike Report 7 Sep 2005 22:28

Hello Nikki, thanks for the 51 info on Job it's much appreciated. Not sure at the moment if the John Harris's you've found are mine. I'll have to do a bit more checking. Thanks again and good luck Regards Mike


Nikki Report 8 Sep 2005 19:14

Helen I found this marriage entry, most definitley not Devon though!! If you think this is them, let me know & I'll try to trace them back through the census for you. Nikki Surname First name(s) District Vol Page -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Marriages Jun 1909 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BEEBY Minnie Rachel Fulham 1a 753 HOWE William George Fulham 1a 753


Cleo Report 8 Sep 2005 19:59

Hi, thanks for the kind offer, could you please look up a Frederick Jarvis born c. 1836 in Swallow field, Wiltshire, in the 1851 for Wilts. Many thanks cleo


Nikki Report 9 Sep 2005 15:32

Cleo Swallowfield isn't one of the enumeration districts in Wiltshire for 1851, do you know where it was near? Nikki


Nikki Report 9 Sep 2005 15:32

Helen Where did you find the info you already have? Nikki


Nikki Report 10 Sep 2005 16:09

Hi Helen The only Minnie Rachel Beebee/Beeby listed in the Birth records was born in 1884 in Brandon, Suffolk. I can't find her in 1901 but in 1891 here are her family: Source information: RG12/1576 Registration district: Thetford Sub registration district: Methwold Beeby, Evelyn S abt 1883 Brandon, Suffolk, England Daughter Brandon Suffolk Beeby, John abt 1840 Whetstone, Leicestershire, England Head Brandon Suffolk Beeby, Minnie R abt 1884 Brandon, Suffolk, England Daughter Brandon Suffolk Beeby, Susan abt 1841 London, England Wife Brandon Suffolk Buckenham, Florence K abt 1873 Brandon, Suffolk, England Stepdaughter Brandon Suffolk Most definitley not a family fromDevon! I can't find any William How(e)s listed at all from Devon. The only thing I can suggest you do is order the marriage certificate for the details I posted before. It may give you more to go on. Minnnie's name is so rare it's got to be them! If there's anything more I can help with just say. Nikki


Lynda Report 10 Sep 2005 16:51

Hi Nikki Could you look for my 'Lost' Puffett/Puffitt (both can be spelt with only 1 t) in Wilts & Somerset. Some of the family appear in Glos and Oxon on the 61 but havn't been able to find them on the 51. Many thanks Lyn


Karen Report 10 Sep 2005 17:10

Hi Could you look up the Watkins family in the 1851 census in the Gloucestershire area. William Watkins born around 1815 in Whaddon, Glos his wife Hannah Watkins nee Lawrence born around 1815 in Slimbridge, Glos Children: Susan Watkins 1843 Dymock, Glos Mary Ann Watkins 1845 Dymock, Glos Thomas 1846 Dymock, Glos Hannah 1848 Dymock, Glos John 1850 Dymock, Glos May not have been born in time for census Sylvanus about 1851 Dymock, Glos. William Watkins's father was Thomas watkins and he was born around 1770 in Glos, his wife may be Susan born around 1780, Glos. I dont know if they would have been alive for the 1851 census. Thanks a lot Karen


Nikki Report 10 Sep 2005 18:38

Lyn You didn't say exactly who I was looking for so I've provided you with possibles for Somerset, Wilts, Glos & Bristol from the name index. If you want any details on the families please let me know exactly who you are looking for. Nikki PUFFET John 35 Gardener Broadwell /Fairford 51(CD3) PUFFET Edith Serv 19 Gen Serv Aldsworth /Bourton/Water 71(CD3) PUFFETS Thomas 40 Carter Filkins /Eastleach Turville 1861(CD3) PUFFETT Thomas 75 Ag Lab Filkins /Eastleach Turville 91(CD3) PUFFETT Hilda M Ruth Grand daughter 3 Filkins /Eastleach Turville 91(CD3) PUFFETT Thomas 50 Carter Filkins /Eastleach Turvile 71(CD3) PUFFETT Daniel SinL 37 Ag Lab Aldsworth /Aldsworth 91(CD3) PUFFETT John 29 Groom Aldsworth /Southrop 71(CD3) PUFFETT Ker? F 44 Mason Winchcombe /Coln St Aldwins 71(CD3) PUFFETT Harlan Lodger 19 Gen Lab Naunton /Bourton/Water 91(CD3) PUFFETT Thomas Widr 52 Labourer Filkins /Aldsworth 71(CD3) PUFFETT George 25 Ag Lab Filkins /Eastleach Turvile 71(CD3) PUFFETT Eliza 7 Scholar Aldsworth /Aldsworth 71(CD3) PUFFETT Emma 18 Still Room Maid Fifield /Fairford 71(CD3) PUFFETT Thomas Wid 42 Agricultural Labourer Oxon Filkins /Aldsworth 61(CD3) PUFFETT William 21 Ag Lab Turkdean /Naunton 71(CD3) PUFFETT Jacob 29 Ag Lab Filkins /Turkdean 51(CD3) PUFFETT Ner 25 Ag Lab Male Filkins /Eastleach Martin 51(CD3) PUFFETT George 27 Miller Broadwell /Windrush 51(CD3) PUFFETT Ner? 33 Mason Winchcombe /Eastleach Martin 1861(CD3) PUFFITT (PUFFETT) 41 William Ag Lab Turkdean /Upper Slaughter 91(CD3)


Nikki Report 10 Sep 2005 18:45

Hi Karen Here are William & family, couldn't find his parents though. DYMOCK 1851 Census Gloucestershire P.R.O. Reference # HO 107/1960 WATKINS William 35 Ag. Lab Whaddon Hannah 34 Slimbridge Susan 7 Scholar Dymock Mary Ann 5 Dymock Thomas 4 Dymock Hannah 2 Dymock John 1 Dymock PARRY Mary Ann 14 Nurse Red Marley


Lynda Report 10 Sep 2005 22:39

Hi Nikki sory I haven't replied sooner but domestic duties intervened. I have already got these Puffetts. but there are some others that are missing and I had hoped that you would find them in either Wilts or Somerset. The Puffett family name is very rare and so far I have been able to connect almost all that I have found to my family tree. Thank you for looking for me I hope I havn't wasted your time - If I have then please accept my sincere appologies. Thanks again for your time and effort. Lyn


Cleo Report 12 Sep 2005 08:08

Hi Thanks for looking for me on the census it said Swallowfield Wilts but I found another saying Berks, and it does seem to be there. thanks cleo


Suzanne Report 12 Sep 2005 08:35

Hi Nikki Please can you lookup the 1851 census for Somerset for the following: (need ages and where born please) Village of Winsham: John & Hester(Esther) Rob(b)ins. In 1861 Hester was a widow living at Western Way,Winsham with children:Alfred c1842,Sarah c1846,Elizabeth c1849 and Henry c1852. Thank you. Suzanne