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Category Archives: Richard’s Family History

Staff Sergeant Jack Barton, R.E.M.E. (1943-1947)

WILLIAM JOHN BARTON, Leading Artisan Staff Sergeant in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (1943-1947)   William John Barton was born on 24th June 1916 and was baptised on 6th … Continue reading

March 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Marriages (Weddings) at St Mary’s Church, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, 1767-1812

Thornbury Registers: Marriages (1767-1812), transcribed by Richard Byrd The transcribed marriages from the Bishops Transcripts for Thornbury Parish (Jun. 17, 1767 – Nov. 17, 1812) supplemented by Phillimore’s Index where … Continue reading

March 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

Burials at St Mary’s Church, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, 1768-1812

  Thornbury Registers: Burials (1768-1812), transcribed by Richard Byrd     Please Press this Link: Thornbury Parish Register – Burials 1768-1812 For an Index containing Names, some Comments, and Page … Continue reading

January 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Baptisms at St Mary’s Church, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, 1768-1812

Thornbury Registers: Baptisms (1768-1812), transcribed by Richard Byrd     Please Press this Link:   Thornbury Parish register (pages 436) – Simple (corrected) For the Index:   Thornbury Parish Register … Continue reading

January 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Slimbridge Romance – The Love Letters of Percy and Florence Barton (1910-1913)

LETTERS FROM PERCY BARTON TO FLORENCE NOAD These letters form a fascinating ‘diary’ of everyday events in the Village of Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, during the years leading up to the First … Continue reading

November 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Wilson Family of Thornbury

Wilson Family of Thornbury    (?) Thomas Wilson and Ann Gamer | Thomas Wilson (1731-) and Mary Price (1728-) Yeoman, Farmer, Grazier of Morton, Thornbury, Gloucestershire | Joseph Wilson (1768-1820) … Continue reading

November 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Terrett Engineers of Kingswood Part II

THE TERRETT FAMILY   William Terrett (1785-1812) and Susannah Dunn (1781-1843) Labourer of Wotton-under-Edge |  Daniel Terrett (1809-1876) and Hannah Palser (1807-1879) Millwright and Engineer of Wotton-under-Edge and Kingswood | … Continue reading

October 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Barton Family of the Forge, Slimbridge, Part II

BARTON FAMILY OF THE FORGE, SLIMBRIDGE, PART II The sixty-one Grandchildren of John and Sarah Barton:   Eight children of Mary (nee Barton) and Joseph Alfred Woodward Five children of … Continue reading

October 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rowland Wyatt (1871-1958), builder of Kingswood

Samuel Wyatt, labourer of Sinwell, Wotton-under-Edge and Anne | Rowland Wyatt I, mason of Sinwell and Elizabeth Evans | Rowland Wyatt II, builder of Kingswood Rowland Wyatt, builder of Kingswood, … Continue reading

October 17, 2019 · 2 Comments

Arthur John and Anne Noad of Slimbridge and Gossington

NOAD FAMILY OF WEST KINGTON AND SLIMBRIDGE James Noad I (1717-1792) and Ann (1721-1801) of West Kington, Wilts |  Isaac Noad (1762-1832) and Hester Buckle (1767-1829) Labourer and Pauper of … Continue reading

October 16, 2019 · Leave a comment