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Five Famous facts about the Blyton's, the roots of writer Enid Blyton
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
This is the kind of story that you should read wrapped up tight with ham sandwiches and lashings of Branston pickle, only the pickle was not invented until 1920, and Julian, Dick, Anne, George, and the dog Timmy were distant seeds of an unborn...
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Calladine Single Name Study
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
Hi, I am attempting to complete a one name study of the surmane Calladine, and all its variations in England. I suppose it would be more correct to say that I am attempting to finish the start of a one name study. I am slowly placing...
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Making the most of the Church of The Latter Day Saints archives.
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
This is not about religion, but about how we as genealogists can cash in on the the largest collection of free family history, Family tree and genealogy records in the world. When they claim that on the web site, they are not kidding, for...
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Calladines shop, Heanor
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
Whilst looking into the Calladine Family of Heanor, I had some correspondance with a Paul Calladine in early 2004. He was the son of Harold Calladine who was born in 1924 and ran the fruit and veg shop in Heanor. His father was Thomas...
4 comment(s), latest 7 years, 4 months ago
1827 William Daniel Calladine, Framework Knitter of Nottingham
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
I am the direct descendant (g3 grandson) of Daniel Calladine. Daniel was born William but in the tradition of my strange family, changed his name to Daniel in 1891, upon the death of his Dad. Therefore, I refer to him as William Daniel Calladine...
1 comment(s), latest 7 years, 2 months ago
Framework Knitters of the East Midlands FWK's
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
FWK anyone who has delved into their family tree, and whose ancestors come from the East Midlands, the initials FWK will have appeared on many census records. The letters stand for Framework Knitter, an occupation almost unique to the counties...
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1838 Harry Fuller
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
I am the direct descendant (gg grandson) of Harry Fuller. Harry was born the ninth child of Firman Fuller (1804 July 26, 1869) and Eliza Reeves (c1805 1870) in 1838. He was born in a small town of March, Cambridshire. March, the county...
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1841 James Birchenough
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
I am the direct descendant (gg grandson) of James Birchenough. James was born the First child of James Birchenough (c1818 after 1881) and Ellen Hussey (c1818 after 1881) in 1841. He was born in a small town of Worsley, near Salford, which is in...
3 comment(s), latest 5 years, 4 months ago
May / Risner family line
by msveneto 8 years, 8 months ago
My Mother's side of the family is very interesting to me and I've been researching it and of course getting more and more intrigued with branching off and searching other sides of the family as well. Her name is Wanda Mae Risner d/o Osville...
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Calladines' Hole Nottinghamshire
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
I am looking for my family history, or to be precise - to find out if the family folklore is true. I want to identify the Nottingham pit (coal mine) where my great granddad discovered the River Trent to be full. He put in a pickaxe and started a...
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The Launchbury Surname
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
The source of the name Launchbury is a mystery that many historians have tackled over the ages. R.A. McKinley, in his A History of British Surnames suggests that this is a surname exclusive to north Oxfordshire, was developed from the Lamprey, -...
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1654 Will of Mary Launchburry 1585-1654
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
In the Name of God Amen I Mary Lainchberry of Chadlington in the County of Oxon widow doe make and ordayne this my last will and Testament this sixteenth day of July one thousand six hundred fiftie fower in manner & forme as followeth...
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1624 Will of John Lanchbrey (1550 - 1625)
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
My Will made the tenth day of December in the year of our Lord god 1624 In the Name of god amen I John Lanchbury Chadlington Carpenter Sike and weake in body but of god [sic] memory god be thancked for it doe make this my Last will and...
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1580 Hercules Launchbury
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
I am the direct descendant (g8 grandson) of Hercules Launchbury. Hercules Launchbury was born fifth child of John Lanchbrey (1550 - March 23, 1625) and Susanna Taylor (d. June 18, 1608) about 1580. He was born into the small village of...
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1625 William Lanchbuery
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
I am the direct descendant (g7 grandson) of William Lanchbuery. William Lanchbuery was born the fifth child of Hercules Launchbury (1580-1645) and Mary (d.1654) about 1625. He was born into the small village of Chadlington, Oxfordshire, and...
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1738 Will of William Lanchbuery (1625-1738)
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
WCod96.62 (1735-37/1738) William Lanchbury of Chadlington. June 9 1735 In the name of God Amen I William Lanchbury of Chadlington in the County of Oxford Yeoman being in indifferent health of body and of sound mind and memory Do for the...
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1680 Hercules Archelons Lainchbery
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
I am the direct descendant (g6 grandson) of Hercules Archelons Lainchbery. Hercules was born the eldest child of William Lanchbuery (1625 February 18, 1737) and Sarah Harris, born about 1680. He was born into the small village of Chadlington,...
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1711 William Lainchbery
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
I am the direct descendant (g5 grandson) of William Lainchbery. William was born the third child of Hercules Archelons Lainchbery (1660 April 15, 1754) and Mary?, born in 1711. He was born into the small village of Chadlington, Oxfordshire, and...
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1741 John Launchbury
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
I am the direct descendant (g4 grandson) of John Launchbury. John was born the forth child of William Lainchbery (1711 February 23, 1756) and Hester Gardiner (c 1710- January 14, 1779) born in 1741. He was born into the small village of...
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1780 Thomas Launchbury
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 8 months ago
I am the direct descendant (g3 grandson) of Thomas Launchbury. Thomas was born the second child of John Launchbury (1741 September 18, 1804) and Elizabeth Hitchman (c 1753 - April 22, 1813) in 1780. He was born into the small village of Combe,...
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