Updated May 2014
Family Stories with special thanks to aunts, cousins and others,
including some descended from ancestors' neighbours!
| The Wood family
- 2 centuries of attorneys/solicitors
Yorkshire, London & Melton Hall, Suffolk
Searles (with related Syer family) and
an elusive Seedall family of Preston, Lancs
new pages with extensive revisions
|A House Divided ?
The Arrowsmith family of Kent and London now on a page of their own with their cousins from the Meager, Grant, Matson and March families, plus the case in Chancery involving them all,
and a bigamous marriage!
|New light on the
A prolific family full of surprises - now in 5 parts
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
(England, Wales, South Africa &Australia)
|Many pages are illustrated with photos of
people or the places where they lived,
from England & also Malta!
Shepherd & Strickland
Some unidentified people -
Whiteside-Armour family or cousins.
Can you help?
|The Lupton line
Preston & Over-Wyre
"From canals to railways"
a study of a village in Devon, plus
George's a/c book 1846-1864
|"Jackson shot a rabbit"
in Templeton, Devon
|The Armour Family
Blacksmiths and shipbuilders
|A Fleetwood Story
Armour brothers and their boats
The Mauna Loa comes home!
|.1. Near Miss!
Albert and the Crimean War
|The Whiteside Family
the Gill family -
Fylde & Fleetwood
|2. Port Out, Starboard Home
Albert in India
|The Kirkham family
'common ancestors' to 2 family lines!
|Burton Park - West Sussex.
Background & photos, general interest.
|3. Mine Host! illustrated
Innkeeper, fireman and omnibus proprietor
|The Ball Family
Lancaster and Fleetwood
|Emma and the Mason Family
Jacksons in Slindon and Burton Park
|4. Albert's big 'send-off'
(from 800 Woking people)
Report from Woking newspapers of 1903
|Ball Family Wills||.The Oldham Family
along with Wood
|Knaphill School (photo),
Woking historical interest
|The Goodear Family of
(or Goodier etc)
- the link with the Billington family
|The Stockwell Family
Bledlow and Chinnor
|'Escape' from Salonika 1918'
photo & details of WW1 soldiers
at Mtarfa, Malta
|Billington of Cottam Lancashire||Victorian Lambeth
Social background to the Coffee Shop
|(1) William Cope
(2) Henry George Cope
(3) 'Uncle Harry'
5 generations Over Wyre
linked to Whiteside line
|The Barnes family
of Aylesbury, with photos
|Lambeth Coffee shop
Cope family & a hundred years of serving coffee..
of the 18th century
including some full texts
|The Janes Family of 'Brighthelmstone'
another link to the Ricketts: 'Regency' Brighton?
|Frost Fair January
William Cope crosses the Thames on foot
|Cannon of Bramley Surrey
with link to the Ricketts
Ricketts family of
Guildford and Brighton
|Great-Aunt Lizzie (
The Cope family & the Parnells
Life above and below stairs
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