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If you want to contact me, please sign my guest book and let me know which families you are connected with/intereseted in. This web site is based on my own independent research. There may be errors! If you find anything that you can add/correct/improve, please let me know. A number of people have contributed to the information here, their support has been greatly appreciated. I am always looking for new information. If you would like a reply, please put your email address in the message.
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Activity on this site: 19/6/16 Index page reset and bad links corrected. 1/4/16 Palmer Family site edited with new information. 1/1/13 Bad link to Palmer family site at last sorted out and now working. 6/5/12 Checked pages for a bad link to Palmer family section. If you find any bad links please report it to me via the guestbook. 8/11/11 Home page slightly redesigned. 23/11/11 Some of the family pages have been reformatted. The Palmer family tree has been taken back a little further in Purton, Wiltshire. 18/3/10: Improvements in page layouts for families on all my sites. 14/2/10 New family pages added for Blake, Clapham, Dawes, Hole and, Hollyman. 28/1/10. Family trees have been redrawn at some of the sites. 1851 census for Ashton Keynes added. All family sites have been redecorated on a green theme. I hope it improves the look of the site. 1/10/09. The Stone site is currently being worked on to add new families. Photos of Cherington added to Palmer and Stone websites 10/7/09. Pugsley web site updated 19/7/09. On advice all living peole have been removed 13/11/09.
My main families: This web site originally created 2000; redesigned and updated July 2008; new opening page February 2010 n.b. no living people
John Palmer
1847-1929
Research
My own research at Record Offices followed up the research undertaken in the 1970s by my father's cousin, John Palmer.
Locations
Purton, Ashton Keynes and Leigh Wiltshire.
Henry Stone
1875-1954
Research
From two sources. Bob Hayward sent me lots of information from his research. RootsWeb's World Connect has other family trees that I have linked with Bob's information. From Henry Stone the research is my own.
Locations
Burlsecome and Langford Budville in Somerset. Later Wiviliscombe and Clevedon, Somerset.
Charles Vowles
1887-1965
Research
My own research at Record Offices.
Locations
Nempnett Thrubwell and then Compton Martin in Somerset.
John Hall
1854-1941
Research
My own research at Record Offices.
Locations
West Kington in Wiltshire and Tormarton, Gloucestershire.
Emily Pugsley
1872
Research
Most of this research comes from Moira Hall.
Locations
Timberscome and Catcombe in Somerset.
Plenty Penny
1878-1956
Research
A combination of my own research at Record Offices, plus the research undertaken in the 1970s by my father's cousin, John Palmer.
Locations
Chew Magna and Stanton Drew in Somerset
William Faux
1885
Research
My own research from Record Offices plus information from Doug William's web site. NB. Doug has contacted me to say some early data has changed. Check his web site for an up-to-date family tree.
Locations
Keynsham, Somerset and later Chew Magna, Somerset
Stephen Strange
1845
Research
My own research at Record Offices.
Locations
Tormarton, Gloucestershi
William Cox
1869
Research
My own research at Record Offices.

Locations

High Ham near Bridgwater and later Nailsea, Somerset
The Hollyman
Family
Research
Research from Clevedon Civic Society web site.
Locations
Clevedon, Somerset.
Cornelious Derrick
1853
Research
Researched by Richard Derrick
Locations
Blagdon, Butcombe and Ubly in Somerset.
 
Swianger family
Research
Ineternet research
Locations
Wiviliscombe, Somerset.
Blake family
Research
My own research at Record Offices.
Locations
West Littleton, Gloucestershire.
Clapham family
Research
My own research at Record Offices.
Locations
Dauntisbourne Abbots, Gloucestershire.
Dawes family
Research
My own research at Record Offices.
Locations
Ashton Keynes in Wiltshire.
Hole family
Research
Most of this research comes from Moira Hall.
Locations
Timberscombe, Somerset.
Selby family
Research
My own research at Record Offices.
Locations
Leigh and Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire.
Hendy family
Research
My own research at Record Offices.
Locations
Tormarton, Gloucestershire
Telling Family
Research
My own research at Record Offices, plus information from the web sites set up by Rosemary Chalmers and Les Haigh.
Locations
Leigh and Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire.
Chris Wood
Occupation
Professional golfer
Achievements
Chris Wood is currently the most famous member of the family having turned professional in 2008 he finished 3rd in the Britsih Open in 2009 and won the Henry Cotton Trophy for 'Rookie of the Year'. In 2016 he won the PGA Championship at Wentworth..
Photos
Content
Photos of Tormarton can be seen here. With so many of my ancesters coming from the village I have collected postcards of Tormarton as it was. Also photos of West Littleton can be seen here.
Locations
Tormarton, Gloucestershire
Tormarton Families
Content
Hooks, Danceys, Francombes, Huffs, Hurcoms, Kinsons and Knees & more My own research at Record Offices.
Locations
Tormarton, Gloucestershire
 

Contributors of information

Name Family connections Comments   Name Family connections Comments  
Ronda Wicks: Ontario Canada Wicks, Fry, Mustoe Web site no longer active   Dr. David Bethell Bethell By ‘snail mail’  
Jim Parsons: Marshfield Blake Met at family history fair web site Ron Brown: Bath Hall, Gale By ‘snail mail’  
Vera Kidd: Bristol Hall, Always Personal visits   Dick Hampton: Oulton Broad Hall, Hampton By ‘snail mail’  
Suzanne Hampton: Potters Bar Hall, Hampton Personal visits   Graham & Gill Shipton: Aberporth Shipton, Bolton, Hale Personal visits  
Cynthia Wade: Potters Bar Hall, Hampton Personal visits   Helen Fry Fry By email  
Hazel Hillyer: Chippenham Strange, Cottrell, Young, Miles Personal visits   Jack Henshaw Fry By email  
Ann Fernley-Jones: Fry By email   Valarie Gearing: Yate Strange, Cottrell Personal visits  
Stephen Gadd: Bournemouth Gale By email   Michelle Woodham By email  
Mary Pipe: Whangamata New Zealand Fry, Woodman By email   Mike Sainsbury, Saskatoon, Canada Palmer, Sainsbury, Faux By email
Anthony James: Swansea Reed By email   Rosemary Chalmers: Darwin NT Australia Selby, Telling By email web site
Susan Collins: Essex Strange, Cottrell, Gale By email   Les Haigh: Berkshire Selby, Telling By email web site
Philip Hendy: Bristol Hendy By email   Marjorie & Doug Williams Faux By guestbook web site
Mavis Crosbie: Australia Fry By email   Moira Hall, Bude, Devon Stone, Clark By email & telephone  
Margaret Baird: Cardiff Strange, Lewis, Cottrell, Dando By email   Link to people with similar research Hurcom . web site
Shiela Pulley: Cornwall Strange, Bowman, Pride By email          
Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to this web site.
Villages
Leigh
All Saints, Leigh, Wil, Eng
Census
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
Parish Register transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials,
Ashton Keynes
Holy Cross, Ashton Keynes, Wil, Eng
Census
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
Parish Register transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials,
Tormarton
St Mary Magdelene, Tormarton, Gls, Eng
Census
Index of people
A-B, C-E, F-G, H, I-O, P-R, S-Z
Parish Register transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials Graveyard
West Littleton
St James, West Littleton, Gls, Eng
Church tombs & memorials project web site
Village web site
Census
Index of people
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
Parish Register transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials, Graveyard
Dyrham & Hinton
St Peters, Dyrham, Glos, Eng
Census
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
Parish Register transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials
Acton Turville
St Mary, Acton Turville,, Gls, Eng
Census
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
Parish Register transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials
Cold Ashton
Holy Cross, Cold Ashton,, Gls, Eng
Census
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
Parish Register transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials
Dodington
Census
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
Parish Register transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials
Marshfield
St Mary the Virgin, Marshfield,, Gls, Eng
Census
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
Parish Register transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials
Doynton
Holy Trinity, Doynton, Gls, Eng
Census
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
Parish Register transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials