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Genealogy in Somerset.
This Somerset genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in Somerset, England, offering a genealogy chatroom, Somerset genealogy links and a Somerset genealogy message forum.
Latest Activity: Apr 18
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Hi! I am looking for Birth Certificate (Baptism Records) for James Hatcher, baptised on 12 September 1829 /1830 in Somerset. His father was James Hatcher and his mother was Fanny Hatcher. I am also looking for marriage and death records for all…Continue
When looking for detail for my Great Grandfather, Henry John Lawrence, I found he was born in Merriott. There is a fantastic site with information - Baptism, Marriage, Burials and Census details for this Village. Family groups, history etc. If it…Continue
Hello everyone,I am looking for help to find my Great Grandfather's family. The 1911 Census tells me that he was born in Somerset 1873. I have his Marriage Certificate and that tells me his Father is Samuel Lawrence. I am struggling to find anything…Continue
On my Grandmother's side (born in Caerphilly) her Mother has roots in Somerset. Her Mother, Margaret Ellen Hartland was born in Penrhiwceiber where her Father Frederick Hartland had come for work as a Collier. He was born in Langport, Somerset in…Continue
Okay a big ask but does anyone have any information on a Richard Smith who lived in either Paulton or Midsomer Norton born abt 1813 and married Mary - need her last name. They had 3 children, the middle one, Sidney is my great great grandfather. The…Continue
Hi, I am looking for birth/baptism date of Elizabeth Gullick of Shepton Mallet, Somerset. She was born around 1835/36 in Shepton Mallet, I have an address of Leg Street. She married Charles Osborne of Ramsey, Essex but I cannot find marriage place…Continue
Hi,I was confused about this county, hoping I am posting in the right place.John Eyles born 1800 in Bath, Somerset, England married Mary Sweet birthplace unknown, marriage location unknown.John Eyles was the son of George Eyles and Grace.John and…Continue
I am looking for the parents of Thomas Rawle who died in 1724 in West Porlock. He was married to Margery Goodwin. He had three sisters, Mary Bellyman, Agnes Frank and Joan Dorand. He also had a brother David who died in 1721. Any help would be…Continue