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Helen Report 27 Jul 2020 16:08

I am trying to trace the Gascoinge Family from Sulgrave or Morton Pinkney.
Also Frank Gascoinges family who was a Blacksmith in Little Heyford Oxfordshire
I was in touch years ago but lost touch when I moved
Also any relative of Harry Shellard who married our Auntie Evelyn Louisa Barnes from Stratford upon Avon
I think he came from somewhere near Sulgrave as I remember the funeral was at Sulgrave village church


ErikaH Report 27 Jul 2020 16:21

Any dates to help us? Please!

Is the spelling correct? Gascoigne is more usual

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ErikaH Report 27 Jul 2020 16:22

A base from which to work..............

Marriages Dec 1937 (>99%)
Barnes Evelyn L Shellard Brackley 3b 17
Shellard William H Barnes Brackley 3b 17

The Bungalow Greenway, Haddenham, Aylesbury R.D., Buckinghamshire, England
William H Shellard 05 Jun 1906 Male Permanent Way Labourer Married 51 1
Evelyn L Shellard 30 Dec 1910 Female Household Duties Married 51 2


GRO Reference: 1906 S Quarter in BRACKLEY Volume 03B Page 2

Parents' marriage

Marriages Dec 1884 (>99%)
Shellard William Brackley 3b 27
Wilcox Sarah Ann Brackley 3b 27


Sulgrave Banbury, Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
Sarah Shellard Head Married Female 46 1865 - Northampton Sulgrave
James Shellard Son Single Male 23 1888 Carter On Farm Northampton Sulgrave
George Shellard Son Single Male 20 1891 Waggoner On Farm Northampton Sulgrave
Annie Shellard Daughter Single Female 12 1899 School Northampton Sulgrave
Harry Shellard Son Single Male 4 1907 School Northampton Sulgrave


Name: William Henry Shellard
Death Age: 79
Birth Date: 5 Jun 1906
Registration Date: May 1986
Registration district: Banbury
Inferred County: Oxfordshire
Volume: 20
Page: 2217


greyghost Report 27 Jul 2020 16:32

Could this be Frank Gascoigne in 1939

Worton Road, Middle Barton, Washington, Middle Barton, Chipping Norton R.D., Oxfordshire, England

(7 people)
First name(s) Last name(s) DOB Sex Occupation Marital status Schedule Schedule Sub Number
Frank A Gascoigne 26 Sep 1901 Male Blacksmith Heavy Worker Married 82 1
Hilda M Gascoigne 29 Aug 1904 Female Domestic Duties Unpaid Married 82 2
Doreen Cox (Gascoigne) 08 Dec 1929 Female At School Single 82 3
The record for this person is officially closed.
The record for this person is officially closed.
~??? ~??? 29 Aug 1874 Female Domestic Duties Unpaid Married 82 6
~??? ~??? 10 Jun 1871 Male Farm Labourer Married 82 7

The 2 ??? names are Julia and Samuel BRA------- born in the 1870's EDIT - see later post, probably Brain
Ref: RG101/2205J/007/42 Letter Code: DZEB
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ErikaH Report 27 Jul 2020 16:32

1901.....plenty of names for you to follow-up

New Lane, Sulgrave, Brackley, Northamptonshire, England
William Shellard Head Married Male 42 1859 Ordinary Agricultural Labourer Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
Sarah Ann Shellard Wife Married Female 35 1866 - Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
James T Shellard Son - Male 12 1889 - Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
John G Shellard Son - Male 10 1891 - Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
Leonard P Shellard Son - Male 4 1897 - Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
Annie J Shellard Daughter - Female 2 1899 - Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
Elijah Lock Boarder Single Male 51 1850 Ordinary Agricultural Labourer Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England


ErikaH Report 27 Jul 2020 16:34

Marriages Mar 1952 (>99%)
Cox John A G Gascoigne Chipping N. 6b 1881
GASCOIGNE Doreen A COX Chipping N. 6b 1881

Look for children using freebmd

Any births would be too recent for posting on these boards


greyghost Report 27 Jul 2020 16:38

England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007

First name(s) FRANK ALFRED
Gender Male
Birth day 26
Birth month 9
Birth year 1901
Age -
Death quarter 4
Death year 1993
District Banbury
District number 6981
Register number 46B
Entry number 233
Date of registration mm/yy 1093
County Oxfordshire
Country England

England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1858-2019

First name(s) Frank Alfred
Last name Gascoigne
Death year 1993
Death date 28 Oct 1993
Probate year 1993
Probate date 16 Dec 1993
Residence town Chipping Norton
Registry Oxford
County Oxfordshire
Country England

From image - of 17 Worton Road, Middle Barton, Chipping Norton Oxon died 8 October 1993. probate Oxford 10 December


greyghost Report 27 Jul 2020 16:41

England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007

First name(s) HILDA MAY
Gender Female
Birth day 29
Birth month 8
Birth year 1904
Age -
Death quarter 1
Death year 1985
District Oxford
Register number 385
County Oxfordshire
Volume 20
Page 2950
Country England


greyghost Report 27 Jul 2020 16:45

If this is the marriage of your Frank, then looking again at the 1939 register, the ??? surname could well be Brain, so relatives of Hilda probably

England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005

First name(s) FRANK A
Marriage quarter 4
Marriage year 1927
Registration month -
MarriageFinder ™
FRANK A GASCOIGNE married one of these people
Hilda M Brain
Spouse's last name Brain
District Woodstock
District number -
County Oxfordshire
Country England
Volume 3A
Volume as transcribed 3A
Page number 2658


ErikaH Report 27 Jul 2020 17:02

GRO Reference: 1904 D Quarter in WOODSTOCK Volume 03A Page 1049


Worton Road Middle Barton Oxon, Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire, England
Thomas Brain Head Married Male 38 1873 Farm Labourer Oxon Middle Barton
Julia Brain Wife Married Female 36 1875 - Oxon Westcote Barton
Thomas Brain Son Single Male 13 1898 Boy On Farm Oxon Middle Barton
Hilda Brain Daughter - Female 6 1905 School -

Marriages Sep 1897 (>99%)
Brain Thomas Woodstock 3a 1624
WEST Julia Woodstock 3a 1624


ErikaH Report 27 Jul 2020 17:08

Are you 100% certain about your aunt's second forename?

First name(s) EVELYN LILIAN
Last name SHELLARD
Gender Female
Birth day 3
Birth month 12
Birth year 1910
Age -
Death quarter 2
Death year 2001
District Banbury
District number 6981B
Register number B2D
Entry number 295
Date of registration mm/yy 0501

Her birth -

GRO Reference: 1911 M Quarter in STRATFORD-ON-AVON Volume 06D Page 686

.....................................her MOTHER was Evelyn Louisa

1911 census
Banbury Street Kineton Warwick, Kineton, Warwickshire, England

William John Barnes Head Married Male 25 1886 Police Constable Warwick Long Itchington
Evelyn Louisa Barnes Wife Married Female 26 1885 - Northampton Moreton Pinkney
William Arthur Barnes Son - Male 2 1909 - Warwick Kineton
Evelyn Lilian Barnes Daughter - Female 0 1911 - Warwick Kineton


greyghost Report 27 Jul 2020 17:12

at least 5 births 1927- 1950 to Gascoigne/Brain (or varients)

Doreen registered 1930 - surname Gascoine if using freebmd - Woodstock D
A 1931 birth shows mmn Brian on freebmd Woodstock RD
1939 / 1940 / 1947 - Banbury RD


ErikaH Report 27 Jul 2020 17:20


Walnut Cottage, Alvestone, Tiddington, Stratford-On-Avon M.B., Warwickshire, England
William J Barnes 13 Feb 1886 Male Retired Police Constable Married 44 1
L Evelyn Barnes 24 Nov 1884 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 44 2
William A Barnes 21 Apr 1909 Male Wireless Electrician Journeyman Single 44 3
Reginald G Barnes 14 Apr 1923 Male Plumber (Journeyman) Single 44 4

Births Jun 1923 (>99%)
Barnes Reginald G Gascoigne Stratford 6d 1497

Last name BARNES
Gender Male
Birth day 14
Birth month 4
Birth year 1923
Death quarter 4
Death year 1998
District South Warwickshire
District number 7733
Register number 20C
Entry number 122
Date of registration mm/yy 1198

Possible marriage in 1948 - on freebmd


ErikaH Report 27 Jul 2020 17:31

GRO Reference: 1885 M Quarter in BRACKLEY Volume 03B Page 1

Marriages Dec 1908 (>99%)
BARNES William John Brackley 3b 13
GASCOIGNE Evelyn Louisa Brackley 3b 13
GASCOYNE Evelyn Louisa Brackley 3b 13


Helen Report 30 Jul 2020 14:23

Thank you to everyone with information on the Gascoignes and Shellard family. I will certainly be looking into a lot of the information provided.


ErikaH Report 31 Jul 2020 15:34

First name(s) Leonard Philip
Last name Shellard
Birth year 1896
Birth date -
Service number 10126
Rank Private
Year 1914-18
Death year 1917
Death date 14 Dec 1917
Corps Oxfordshire And Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Service British Army

Sulgrave Banbury, Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
Jane Ann Smith Head Widow Female 66 1845 - Culworth Northants
Martha Mary Smith Daughter Married Female 42 1869 Cook Sulgrave Northants
Mark Neal Boarder - Male 64 1847 Farm Labourer Stuckbury Northants
Leonard Shellard Grandson - Male 14 1897 Farm Labourer Sulgrave Northants


ErikaH Report 31 Jul 2020 15:39

Name: William Shellard
Gender: Male
Age: 25
Event Type: Marriage
Birth Year: abt 1859
Marriage Date: 21 Oct 1884
Marriage Place: Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
Register Type: Parish Registers
Father: William Shellard
Spouse: Sarah Ann Wilcox

A son born prior to her marriage

Name: Frederick Willie Wilcox
Age: 0
Birth Date: Abt 1884
Baptism Date: 23 Jul 1884
Baptism Place: Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
Parish as it Appears: Sulgrave
Mother: Sarah Ann Wilcox


Name: Fredrick W Wilcox
Gender: Male
Age: 6
Relationship: Grandson
Birth Year: 1885
Birth Place: Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
Civil Parish: Sulgrave
Ecclesiastical parish: Sulgrave
Residence Place: Sulgrave, Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
Registration district: Brackley
Sub registration district: Brackley
ED, Institution or Vessel: 16
Piece: 1186
Folio: 92
Name Age
William Smith 49
Jane Ann Smith 46
Elizabeth J Smith 24
Martha M Smith 22
George H Smith 17
Fredrick W Wilcox 6
Mark N Neal 44

GRO Reference: 1868 M Quarter in BRACKLEY Volume 03B Page 11

GRO Reference: 1874 M Quarter in BRACKLEY Volume 03B Page 10


Jonathon Report 19 Feb 2021 13:26

hi Helen,
I am the youngest son (of six) from the Gascoignes of Sulgrave, where the family were blacksmiths and farriers, as in many surrounding villages. My twin still lives in the village. Frank over at Middle Barton was my great uncle.
Do let me know if you want more information.

Best wishes



ErikaH Report 19 Feb 2021 13:36

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