Devonshire Genealogy


Devonshire Genealogy

Genealogy in Devonshire.

This Devonshire genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in Devonshire, England, offering a genealogy chatroom, Devonshire genealogy links and a Devonshire genealogy message forum.

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Members: 21
Latest Activity: Apr 16

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Devonshire Genealogy Links & Resources


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Discussion Forum


Started by Pat. Last reply by Pat Apr 16. 2 Replies

My 6th grt grandmother, Katherina PRESTWOOD, was baptized July 1716 at North Huish in Devon, the daughter of Thomas Prestwood and Ann Drake.  Katherina/Catherine married Evans Cove (b 1717 Aveton Gifford) in 1739, also at North Huish and I'm looking…Continue


Started by Dianne Berry. Last reply by KHartley Jan 22. 5 Replies

I am looking for Mary Clark born about 1861 in Silverton Her father was John Clark born Silverton and mother Mary.Mary Clark married John Bolt who was born East Budleigh about 1855. Any help with any name appreciated.Dianne Learn more about Skinny…Continue

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HILL Family from Devon to Gloucestershire

Started by Gillian. Last reply by Just M Mar 29, 2013. 8 Replies

I am looking for help with the HILL Family.  I have some information and that is:My Great Grandmother Eliza (also known as Elizabeth) HILL born in Torquay, Devonshire about 1868.  Her Father is Thomas HILL and Mother is Eliza ?.  Thomas born in…Continue

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Coleridge Family

Started by Macdonab. Last reply by Macdonab Mar 27, 2013. 2 Replies

About 1850 John Coleridge immigrated from England to Ontario, Canada where he married Margaret A. Losee and raised a family.  He was an insurance agent as best I can tell.My interest is in John's family back in Chagford, Devonshire, England.  John…Continue

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Yelland family

Started by Rayden. Last reply by Just M Feb 5, 2013. 4 Replies

Hi my name is Ray Verdon i am interested in the Yelland familyI have a grandmother by marriage ? maybemy grandfather left his first wife and became partners with Gladys Yelland who was seperated from the rest of her family after her mother died and…Continue

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Yelland family

Started by Rayden. Last reply by Rayden Feb 5, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi David 11000 thank you for you quick reply the information i have isGladys, Hettie and William were admitted to Barnardo's 21 October 1919 Gladys birth date is 8 January 1914 at Winkley Hettie was born 8 November 1915 at Zeal Monachorum William…Continue

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COVE Family of Ashford

Started by Pat Jan 9, 2013. 0 Replies

I am looking for a marriage record between Peter COVE b circ 1650s and Deborah Unknown. This couple had 5 (known) children; Deborah, Evans, Nicholas, Peter and James.I have the last will and testament for Peter Cove, Gentleman, published in 1716, in…Continue

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William Bawden born 1847 in North Molton

Started by WMBFAMILYTREE. Last reply by WMBFAMILYTREE Nov 24, 2012. 4 Replies

I am searching for William Bawden son of Henry and Elizabeth Bawden born 1847 in North Molton. I have him on the 1861 Census at age 16 years, living at Fore Street, with his maternal grandparents, Robert and Mary Webber. He was a mason's helper. …Continue

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Ann Bawden

Started by WMBFAMILYTREE. Last reply by WMBFAMILYTREE Nov 10, 2012. 2 Replies

Searching for descendants of Ann Bawden who was the youngest daughter of Joseph Bawden and Mary Lock.  She was born in North Molton Devon 23 June 1823 and died in  April 1896 in Kenysham Somerset.Ann married John Wesley Thomas June 1850.Their…Continue

Tags: Lock, Bawden

My problem

Started by kacy k. Last reply by David11000 Jul 24, 2012. 1 Reply

In my research i have traced my family back to Devonshire in 1500 from a census it just says ratchford 1500 head of house hold dont know where to go from there any sugestions on what my next move should be ?  what would head of household meant back…Continue

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