Family History Jottings

Thursday, 8 April 2027 10:35 pm
kjthistory: (Poole)
This site doesn't pretend to be a "Family History Website" - it's just a collection of bits and pieces, a Work in Progress.

I'll be posting narratives for various of my ancestors as and when I get round to tidying them up. Names which are underlined in bold will at some point be hyperlinked to narratives for those people.

If you'd like to make contact, click on the blue pencil above to reply to this post. Comments are screened to protect your privacy.


Narratives: 

William ANDREW 1793 - 1849 (brother of ggg-grandfather James ANDREW)

Edward COLE (sr) 1831 - 1860 (ggg-grandfather)

Frederick John COOK 1879 - 1940 (great grandfather)

Frederick HAYDON 1858 - 1912 (great-grandfather)

Betsy McPHERSON 1865 - 1935 (great grandmother)



Wills and Testaments: 

Thomas ANDREW of Woolfardisworthy, d1838 (brother of 4g-grandfather James Andrew)

John BASKERFIELD of Woughton on the Green, Wheelwright, d1753

Joseph BASKERFIELD of North Crawley, Iorn-Smith, d1752

Richard BASKERFIELD of North Crawley, Husbandman, d1671

William BASKERFIELD of North Crawley, Husband, d1715

William BASKERFIELD of Woughton on the Green, Blacksmith d1772

Thomazin CLEVERDON (née SHORT) of Woolfardisworthy, d1840 (5g-grandmother)

Mary ESTMENT/Eastment (née BASKERFIELD) of Woughton on the Green, 'Widow Woman', d1763

Kirby FRANCIS of Canterbury, Plumber, Glazier and Painter, d1843 (brother of 4g-grandfather George Francis)

George McPHERSON of Milngavie, d1845, (brother of ggg-grandfather Donald McPherson)

William PENGILLY of Clovelly, d1819 (4g-grandfather)



Overseers of the Poor:

William ANDREW b1793 - Settlement Examination 1823

William ANDREW b1793 - Removal Order 1823



Family Tree Diagrams:

Matilda OXFORD b1853



Certificates: 

COWANs of Dundee
kjthistory: (Dundee_Waterfront)
My Cowan family of Dundee turn out to have Irish antecedents; there appear to have been a lot of Irish immigrants in Dundee, but they seem to have been amongst the poorer part of the population, and amongst people brought up in Dundee having Irish ancestors doesn't seem to be something to be owned up to. They're still there, though. Mark and Bridget were born and married in Sligo, leaving for Scotland some time after 1845.

William's Birth Certificate

Thomas's Death

Thomas and Betsy's Marriage

Thomas's Birth Certificate

Mary Cone's Birth Certificate. In 1855, oh yes.

Mark's Death Certificate

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