Family History of
I keep my
family details on Brother's Keeper. Here are some of the main lines:
FRENCH: William French ca 1540 - 1614 lived
Mylcombe, Oxon; the family moved to South Newington
and then Hook Norton, Oxon. (links: Stranke, Harris, Wyet, Mayo) Samuel French
1777 - 1846 moved to Buckingham. At this time, two Frenches married STUCHBERY,
and there are many descendants with that surname in England
My grandfather Benjamin was a chemist in Gosport, Hants (links:
BATCHELOR, Biddle, Page, Lucas, Wilson,
Cain). My father Ted (Edward) taught in Stonehouse, Glos.
My mother Hilda CLOUGH
was born in Birmingham.
Her ancestor Thomas Edward Taylor Clough, son of Samuel and Catherine, was a
seaman in London,
born 1800. His son Wm. Knight Clough was a policeman in Leighton Buzzard,
and Hilda's father Arthur was on the staff of a BIRMINGHAM paper. Her mother was a
RATLEY from Banbury, Oxon. (links to NSW,
AUSTRALIA), and grandmother
Emma HAYDON emigrated to CANADA.
A big database, of over 32,000
names of people related to us, by blood or by marriage, is kept at Rootsweb's
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