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Organ Family History of Berkeley & North Nibley

  Back in 2010 Andrew Plaster of Bristol produced a fascinating study, ‘Organ family history of Berkeley and North Nibley’. Richard Organ was Andrew’s 13th Great Grandfather and he was … Continue reading

June 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sharpness: Catholic Chapel of Our Lady Star of the Sea

Sharpness Chapel: An Episode   By Jane Bradshaw (1989) I first became interested in the Catholic chapel at Sharpness when I was looking at the list of documents held at … Continue reading

October 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

James Cook (1751-1829) of Purton

COOK FAMILY OF BERKELEY   (?) Aaron Cook I (-1748) and Mary Tripling (-1748) (?) of Riddleford, Purton | William Cook (1723-1786) and Mary Everett (1732-1812)  Yeoman and Dairyman of … Continue reading

June 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pick Family of Berkeley

THE PICK FAMILY OF BERKELEY   Nathan Pick (-1749) and Elizabeth Hill of Clapton and Bevington |  Jacob Pick I (1728-1769) and Martha Hill (1730-) Labourer of Bevington, Berkeley | … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Eley Journal 1900

‘An Account of a Meeting of the Four Eley Brothers in Gloucestershire on 17, 18, 19 September 1900’ by the Youngest, Walter Eley’   Chapter One Family History   We … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Frank Marling of Sharpness

Reminiscences: Some recollections of Frank George Marling born at Berkeley, Glos, on 7th January 1863   Earliest Recollections:   It has been said that misfortune or other untoward events are remembered … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

James Eley’s Journal 1808

Journal of a Tour From Thornbury, Gloucestershire to Leominster, Herefordshire, in July 1808 by James Eley   This Journal was written at the particular desire of my daughter Martha – … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ernest Edward Eley (1869-1950), Farmer of Tortworth, Kingswood and Berkeley

THE ELEY FAMILY OF THE VALE OF BERKELEY (?) James Eley (-1688) and Mary (-1686) of Thornbury | (?) James Eley (1644-1719) and Elizabeth (1650-1723) of Thornbury | James Eley I (1688–1754) … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Cook Family of Purton

COOK FAMILY OF BERKELEY   (?) Aaron Cook I (-1748) and Mary Tripling (-1748) (?) of Riddleford, Purton |  William Cook (1723-1786) and Mary Everett (1732-1812)  Yeoman and Dairyman of … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Aaron Cook III (1798-1856) of Purton

COOK FAMILY OF BERKELEY   Aaron Cook I (-1748) and Mary Tripling (-1748) (?) of Riddleford, Purton | William Cook (1723-1786) and Mary Everett (1732-1812)  Yeoman and Dairyman of Saniger … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment