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    What happened to Walter Beaven Ward.

    No, I hadn't found that entry for Harriet.I think she was b. 1852. I've not got acomplete picture about her as I'm doing this with another person who is better informed than me but what you say is interesting and will pass it on. I had thought about a will for Harriet. My friend has the feeling...
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    What happened to Walter Beaven Ward.

    Thanks for the passenger details, yes it's me on genes. It's just Walter that is the puzzle. Can't find a death in this country, we've assumed he went abroad. Harriet is missing in 1901 but not in 1891 or 1911.She couild have gone to him because he was ill and died. He was maybe going to settle...
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    What happened to Walter Beaven Ward.

    Hi, yes, I've got Ward children in 1901 with Edwin Fry and one was a servant in Langley Burrell and one was Samuel Sloper, I don't have Harriette in 1901 she was with her brother in 1911 and now is listed as a widow.I can't find a death for Walter. What I have has been sent to me without folio...
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    What happened to Walter Beaven Ward.

    Hi, he was a farmer in 1881 in Marshfield,Gloucs. md. 1880 Children Esther Mary, Bessie,Harriet Beaven, Nellie and Joseph. I have the family minus Walter in 1891 and later. Ronny.
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    What happened to Walter Beaven Ward.

    Hi I'm trying to find out what happened to Walter Beaven Ward b.1858, s/o Alfred Ward and Esther Beaven, Wilts./Gloucs. He md Harrette Fry and had 5 children and he disappeared not long before the 1891 census. Not having any luck. Help please, Regards, Ronny.:(
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    Nettleton,Wilts. Ward/Marsh families.

    Thanks for the offer, I'll let you know if I need you to look anything up fpr me. I have found someone on another site who is looking into the smae family, so have my fingers crossed. All help is much appreciated, Ronny.:)
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    Nettleton,Wilts. Ward/Marsh families.

    Thanks for your continued help. I have Manor farm for the Ward family from a census return and Priory farm for the Marsh family. I,m trying to gather all the info. I can from the remaining older generation and then I must get down to some letter writing / phoning. Ronny.:)
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    Nettleton,Wilts. Ward/Marsh families.

    Hi, they lived in Nettleton, Wilts. Samuel Ward b. 1790s Notts. moved there, he had a wife Mary and a son Alfred who md. Esther Beaven. Their son Alfred Wm. md. his cousin from Notts. and went back to Wilts. Her sister md. Thomas Marsh, she must have known him because of her sister's mge. and...
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    Nettleton,Wilts. Ward/Marsh families.

    Hi, yes it's easy up to a point, but these families used the same names over and over again,plus they inter md. quite a bit.It's not always easy to know if you have the right people when their names are common and you've no idea how much they moved around. The Wiltshire branch is a recent...
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    Nettleton,Wilts. Ward/Marsh families.

    I am trying to find descendents of Martha Ann and Alfred William Ward, he was a farmer in Nettleton.Martha was b.1850 in Lincs. Alfred was her cousin they had 3 children. Also descendents of Anna Maria, Martha's sister who md. Thomas Marsh a farmer in Nettleton, they had 7 children. One of their...
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    Gent/Balkwill

    Hi Maddie, I wonder where the Jewish element came from. The Gents and Balkwills are on my in-law's tree and there is no-one left to ask about themso I have only got my info. from the internet. I know that the Gents were leatherworkers and Lewis and Fanny moved to Grantham and he worked at the...
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    Gent/Balkwill

    Hi Maddie, I thought that their parents might be siblings or cousins.I know that it is sometimes spelled Ghent. Does it have Belgian origins. You're right about the certificates. I have all family lines in progress and they all need/have needed certificates it's a matter of priorities and...
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    Gent/Balkwill

    Hi, thanks for your thoughts. That is one of my theories or cousins. I have parentage but not certificates as yet. I'm trying to collect as much info. as I can before I find out whether I need them. Regards, Ronny.
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    Gent/Balkwill

    Hi, Fanny Balkwill's parents were Samuel 1827 and Ann.James Henry Gent's parents were Richard and Eliza. I don't have any certificates as yet. I was looking for any free info. first. I've got lots of names from family search but when it's a common name, more common to the area than I realised...
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    Gent/Balkwill

    I am trying to find out whether there is a link between Lewis Gent md.1882 to Fanny Balkwill, Torrington, Devon and James Henry Gent 1855 md. to Ellen Balkwill in Plymouth. Please can anyone help, Ronny.:)
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    Old Bequests.

    You're probably right, I think that whoever dispenses the money/goods puts what's left into something appropriate. It's intertesting though what bequests are made. Ronny.:)
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    Old Bequests.

    Does anyone know what happens to old charitable bequests such as bread to be distributed to the poor at certain times during the year,forever and sermons to be preached once a year, forever. Are they just quietly forgotten.The money left for the purpose won't have gone far after a few hundred...
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    john sudbury, leatherseller of london.

    Thank you both for your replies. The charity was set up in 1616.It was a donation of land to be rented for the benefit of the Poor of Egmanton and Maplebeck, Nottinghamshire. There is nothing in the Egmanton records which show what John's connection to the area was,or his relationship to...
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    john sudbury, leatherseller of london.

    Is there anyone who can do some research at the London archives,please. John Sudbury was a leatherseller and printer in London, his will is dated 1620 and he died between Dec. 1620 and Jan 1621. He lived in Tower Street and owned property in Rood Lane. He was in partnership with George Humble...
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    Nottinghamshire......

    HI Budgie, Could you please do a look up for me. I am trying to find the parents of William Ward 1789 married to Mary Sudbury of Egmanton, Notts. The census returns ( by the time they were introduced he was living in Sudbrook nr. Grantham ) list him as being born in Caunton. He had a brother...
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