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06 March 2021 Fisk, Gooch, Hall, Loddon, Redgrove The names occur in my family tree. These come from my paternal ancestry which began in Norfolk Villages , Ellingham,Kirkstead, Woodton, Loddon, Heckingham and Alderley
06 March 2021 Willie Batson Researching family of granddad Willie (William) Batson b Feb 6 1899, d June 8 1981. Lived with wife Mary Alice (nee Oakley) at Brightwell Road. He previously at Mousehold St and Beaconsfield Rd. His parents Richard and Janetta. Hitting brick walls. Any he
05 March 2021 Rix I am researching my Rix tree and would like to find out more about John Rix, my 4th great grandfather. I know he married Elizabeth Cropley at St Andrew, Norwich on 6th May 1806, but know nothing more about John himself.
04 March 2021 Myngs, Parr Etc - Final Part Of Message! So I believe this connects the two Admirals. Anyone know anything re the Clowdisleys of Cley and Fairfaxes of Little Walsingham? Rgds, Peter Grant (NZ)
04 March 2021 Myngs, Parr Etc There is a Thomas Clowdisley of Cley mentioned in Visitations as m Joan Fairfax of Little Walsingham but generations seem out. A Thomas Clowdisley of Cley is referred to a gt grandfather of Sir Cloudesley Shovell, so I believe this connects the two Admira
04 March 2021 Myngs, Parr Of Salthouse, Clowdisley Of Cley, Fairfax Of Little Walsingham Part Two Whhops - now for the rest of my message: Christopher Parr m 1595 at Little Walsingham to Eliz Clowdisley and in court records C Parr is mentioned a bro-in-law to Thomas Clowdisley of Cley. There is a Thomas Clowdisley of Cley mentioned in Visitations as m
04 March 2021 Myngs, Parr Of Salthouse, Clowdisley Of Cley, Fairfax Of Little Walsingham An ancestral uncle of my wife's is Vice Admiral Sir Christopher Myngs (b 1625 Salthouse d 1666), his mother being Katherine Parr (b apparently 1605 Kelling, d 1648 London) daughter of Christopher Parr of Salthouse (b aft 1557 d c 1639). Christopher Parr
03 March 2021 Egerton And 17th Century Emigration From Norfolk To Us I am trying to help a distant American cousin determine the 17th c. origin of his ancestor Richard Edgerton of Saybrook, Norwich CT. There were a few Egertons in Norfolk, England, and Saybrook/Norwich, CT was founded by Norfolkonians. Any info most welco
01 March 2021 Blyth Have been trying to research family tree for some time but cannot get further back than GGGF William b. 1832 in Norwich and was. Cordwainer married to Elizabeth Bolton b.1841. Problem is not being able to find any record of their marriage circa 1860ish.
24 February 2021 Migration Searching for info on a Pease and Partners recruitment campaign in Norfolk, which took workers to Co. Durham. Two GGparents migrated independently around 1875.
19 February 2021 Howard I am researching my grandmother Dinah Fox need Howard. Dinah lived in North Creek with her parents Henry & Dinah Howard. Henry was a farm bailiff. I would like to know where he worked. Also what happened to Dinah's siblings. I believe the family came orig
14 February 2021 Everett Hi, I am researching the Everett family near Sprowston... I believe they were Gamekeepers. Any help/relatives would be grateful for contact. Thanks
09 February 2021 Laxton Hello. I would like to connect with anyone researching the Laxton family from both Wickmere and Little Barningham or places near.
05 January 2021 Walden Interested to find any information on Joseph Walden 1812-?, Happy Walden 1814-1873, Harriet Walden 1820-? and George Websdale 1813-1897 m. Oct 1836 in Hardingham, Norfolk England to Hannah Walden 1814-1893
04 January 2021 Frost Looking for the birth record of Thomas frost 1842/1843 born norwich. father is John frost bap 01.06.1820in wells next sea and shows as engineer on thomas's marriage certificate. cannot find his mother or johns marriage details or john on any census after
03 January 2021 Dalton Researching my g grandparents, Zebedee and Maria Dalton, and their ancestors. Anyone else researching the same family
01 January 2021 Abbs, Loose, Maplethorpe Gratefully accepting documented information, photos, stories, etc. to add to my genealogical website on the above Norfolk family lines. Go to for background. Thanks!
27 December 2020 Marianne Barnard Rowling Of Lakenham Cont’d from below:They state they’re married but no record found.All census records give name as Mary/Mary A Rowling, born Felthorpe, Norfolk but no baptism found. Death certificate name is Marianne BARNARD Rowling - original surname or middle name? Thx
27 December 2020 Marianne Or Mary Ann(E) Barnard Rowling Of Lakenham Can you help, please?! I am trying to find where the above came from before she appeared for the first time, aged 30, in the 1881 census living in Lakenham, Norwich as the second wife of John Rowling, hawker. Although they state they are married, I have
23 December 2020 Bowrgh A 1549 land grant in Swanton Morley names 3 locations that I cannot find. They are Estreede, Westreade and Bowrgh. Can anyone assist? Thanks
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