Mystery to solve: What ever happened to Henry BEEDLE and his wife Grace (ROWSE), married 1779 in Devon, U.K. :: Genealogy
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Mystery to solve: What ever happened to Henry BEEDLE and his wife Grace (ROWSE), married 1779 in Devon, U.K.

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on 2012-09-24 08:34:39

mowsehowse , from Once a Londoner, now happily retired to sunny Devon., has been a Family Tree Circles member since Feb 2011. is researching the following names: WAYMOUTH, WYATT, ROWSE and 8 other(s).

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by janilye on 2012-09-24 09:43:13

Hello Mowsehowse, I'd forgotten about The Laws of Genealogy, gee we had some fun with that. Yes! once again number 14 got you.
Try Friends of Devon Archives A Henry Beedle is listed here as a Yeoman freeholder. They just may have some more information on the family.
Good luck I had a bit of a look for some trees but couldn't see anything. I've put it in the 'too hard' basket.
It's all yours :)

by mariapbf on 2012-09-24 10:08:45


A couple of interesting snippets on the National Archives : -

Henry Beedle, now in Alphington, born in Tiverton, apprenticed there to John Ditchet for 2 or 3 years, then joined the 15th Regt. of Light Dragoons and later discharged and entered the 52nd Regt.of Foot, serving 21 years 1481A/PO 708/12 1783
Devon Record Office

Item reference WO 121/140/337 1791
HENRY BEEDLE Born [Not Known] Served in 52nd Foot Regiment; Independent Company of Invalids Discharged aged [Not Kno ...

Best wishes


by mowsehowse on 2012-09-24 11:30:22

by mowsehowse on 2012-09-24 11:34:03

Oh, and the Rules of Genealogy ARE brilliant. I think they should get a regular airing somewhere.

by janilye on 2012-09-24 12:33:26

If you go to the 'Name Index' on that site there are 5 BEEDLE's
It might pay to contact them and see what they have.

by janilye on 2012-09-24 12:39:53

They've got 5 Gibbons and 7 Rowse but they're out of coke

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