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Name: Margot Coyle <coyle_margot@hotmail.com>
Date: 2014-11-11
Where are you from? Chiswick, London
How did you find my website? Researching Chapman family of Christchurch
Comments:
My grandfather was called Ernest Chapman and he was born in Upwell. He came from a family of farm labourers. He was born in 1885 to Arthur (d 1947?) and Annie (d 1937?). Both Arthur and Annie are buried in the Christchurch parish church along with their infant children Gaberella and Arthur.

The family apparently lived initially in Upwell, then Welney and after that the White House and South Cottage in Christchurch.
My grandfather’s brother, Francis Chapman died at the latter stages of WW1 and is indeed mentioned on Christchurch’s war memorial as living in the White House.

Re the research you are undertaking into your family and particularly the Scotts. I noticed that according to Kelly’s Directory 1925, a Frank Scott is mentioned as a farmer. My mother said that Frank Scott was at school with my grandfather. I’m assuming that this is the same family. My mother also said that she used to play with his daughters, Evelyn and Lucy. This would have been late 1920’s I assume.
She also mentioned that Arthur Chapman worked for your grandfather Walter Cawthorne. Arthur is also mentioned as one of the trustees of the Methodist Chapel in the '20s

Would be so grateful if you could give me any information that could help with my research

 

Name: Margot Coyle <coyle_margot@hotmail.com>
Date: 2014-11-11
Where are you from? Chiswick, London
How did you find my website? Researching Chapman family of Christchurch
Comments:
My grandfather was called Ernest Chapman and he was born in Upwell. He came from a family of farm labourers. He was born in 1885 to Arthur (d 1947?) and Annie (d 1937?). Both Arthur and Annie are buried in the Christchurch parish church along with their infant children Gaberella and Arthur.

The family apparently lived initially in Upwell, then Welney and after that the White House and South Cottage in Christchurch.
My grandfather’s brother, Francis Chapman died at the latter stages of WW1 and is indeed mentioned on Christchurch’s war memorial as living in the White House.

Re the research you are undertaking into your family and particularly the Scotts. I noticed that according to Kelly’s Directory 1925, a Frank Scott is mentioned as a farmer. My mother said that Frank Scott was at school with my grandfather. I’m assuming that this is the same family. My mother also said that she used to play with his daughters, Evelyn and Lucy. This would have been late 1920’s I assume.
She also mentioned that Arthur Chapman worked for your grandfather Walter Cawthorne. Arthur is also mentioned as one of the trustees of the Methodist Chapel in the '20s

Would be so grateful if you could give me any information that could help with my research

 

Name: Lisa <lwebber74@hotmail.com>
Date: 2014-11-03
Where are you from? Aberdare, glamorgan
How did you find my website? internet search engine
Comments:
This website is brill, with so many names.
Have you done any research on the PALMERS from aberdare and surrounding areas?
I'm currently researhing my great x2 grandfather.
I will send you what i have so far.
My nan (minnie Palmer) married a shapcott.
Minnies parents were Elsie Elizabeth Bridgman who marrieds a George Nicholas Palmer in pontypridd in 1921.
They had Ivy 1925 minnie 1927 Glenys 1928 Albert 1930 Billy (william c ) 1934.
George Nicholas Palmers father served in ww1 and lost his life. We think hes named on a cenotpha in Abercynon and the 2 listing are for a Private D.W Palmer and a Private LL Palmer. at this moment thats all i now.
The family are pretty sure the apalmers were a round glamorgan area going back generations.
Let me know if this is any good and if it is will update you has we find out more.
many regards
Lisa

 

Name: vikki <vikkivmortimore@aol.co.uk>
Date: 2014-10-10
Where are you from? norfolk
How did you find my website? google search for upwell graves
Comments:
How terrible about those graves, surely the people who paid for the burials own those headstones and have some say or rights.
 

Name: James Lyon <jlyontamer960@btinternet.com>
Date: 2014-09-25
Where are you from? Luncarty,Perthshire ,Scotland
How did you find my website? World Naval Ship's Forum
Comments:
I am trying to do some research on behalf of a friend who's father joined HMS Duke 7th May 1942. He was trying to get info.regarding his time in the RN.He did send away for his naval records but what he was given amounted to effectively his name,rank,official number and where he was born and his release date 5th June 1946.The reason given for so little information according to the records office was that because it was war time a lot of them were either destroyed (deliberately)or lost. The one thing that did come out was ships or in his case mostly shore bases he had served on.A couple of RNAS which like Duke did not last after the war .
I know that Duke seemed to be a tented base in Malvern for mainly stokers,when
joining up. I am ex navy myself so offered my services to try and help but it has been an uphill struggle. I wondered if it would be possible to download the photo you have posted to show to my mate and maybe just maybe it might throw some light on to the subject. James Lyon

 

Name: Clive Williams <wclive298@aol.com>
Date: 2014-09-19
Where are you from? Lytham St Annes
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
Stumbled across you looking at info on the Wisbech and Upwell tramway
 

Name: Debra McLeod <willow_rose07@ahoo.com>
Date: 2014-08-27
Where are you from? Benton, Kentucky
Comments:
Trying to find some info about Noblett Johnston from Lemrick, Ireland 1750 - 1802
 

Name: Julie Courtenay <tomcourt@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2014-07-26
Where are you from? Gary's sister Colleen Courtenay
How did you find my website? Great
Comments:
I have been attempting to add to the Courtenay information by adding Gary's mother's side. This is what we have on Gary's parents. I wonder if you can add any information. We have often wondered where the name Delphenia came from - do you know? When I looked at your site I did not see his Edna's mother's name on the lists: Martha Mabel Velenia (Palmer) Barsby

Gary's father: Owen George Courtneay: father Robert Courtenay married Mary Jane McCaslin March 12th 1902

Robert's father was Thomas Courtenay, his mother was Eliza (Blakeley) Courtenay
Mary Jane McCaslin's father was George McCaslin, her mother Ann (Halligan) McCaslin


Gary's mother: Edna Delphenia (Barsby) Courtenay: father was John Miller Barsby born 1882 in Wellingborough, County Northampton- his father was John Miller Barsby and mother Mary Ann (Toon) Barsby
Edna's mother was Martha Mabel Velenia (Palmer) Barsby

Kind regards

Julie Courtenay

 

Name: John Linge <johnlinge@btinternet.com>
Date: 2014-07-24
Where are you from? Dover
How did you find my website? Rail Things - Wisbech and Upwell tramway.
Comments:
Superb research. I am glad she didn't die!
 

Name: John Linge <johnlinge@btinternet.com>
Date: 2014-07-24
Where are you from? Dover
How did you find my website? Rail Things - Wisbech and Upwell tramway.
Comments:
Superb research. I am glad she didn't die!
 

Name: DAVID WALKER <david.james.walker@mail.com>
Date: 2014-07-24
Where are you from? DUNEDIN ,NEW ZEALAND
Comments:
JUST CHECKING UR SITE I HAVE WALKERS WHO LIVED IN PINCHBECK,ELM ,EMNETH ,LITTLEPORT AND WELNEY AND THEN THEY CAME TO NEW ZEALAND IN 1873 SETTLED AND LIVED IN THE OTAGO AREA TILL THIS DAY ,OFCOURSE WALKER IS A COMMON NAME BUT IF ANYBODY HAS ANY INFORMATION ON THIS FAMILY WOULD BE GREAT
 

Name: fiona milsom <fiona.milsom@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2014-05-29
Where are you from? Newport, South Wales
How did you find my website? Through on line search about 821 squadron
Comments:
My father-in-law, Edwin Douglas Milsom was an Air-gunner on a supermarine walrus and served apparently with this squadron. He was mentioned in despatches in October 1940. I wanted to supply as much info as possible to his family about the whereabouts of Edwin in the war and what he may have achieved. Many thanks. Fiona

 

Name: Kay Brown <Kf111brown@aol.com>
Date: 2014-04-29
Where are you from? Cambridge, uk, originally march cambs
How did you find my website? Researching my family tree,googled a name and one result led to your pages
Comments:
Hello Ann, I have seen you on the march cambs Facebook site.
Really interesting site you've created - will be back to look in more detail when I've got more time. I'm researching my fathers family - surname Phillips, from march and ramsey and also researching my paternal grandmothers family named Searle from upwell. It's a long, winding trail isn't it with some fascinating snippets, stories and views of life on the past.
Thanks for sharing your journey. Kay

 

Name: Helen Parker-Drabble <h_parker_drabble@hotmail.com>
Date: 2014-04-26
Where are you from? Living in Swindon
How did you find my website? Google search on Upwell
Comments:
Thank you. I now know what the Baptist Chapel in Upwell looked like before it became a private dwelling.

Such a shame the records were lost.

I am researching the Parker family in Upwell, Outwell and Thorney.

 

Name: Dianne Palmer Davenport <davenportd07@gmail.com>
Date: 2014-04-25
Where are you from? Fairfax, VA, USA
How did you find my website? Google - looking for family ancestors from Old New Market
Comments:
My father's grandfather, William Palmer is the first of our family in the United States. We know we are related to a Fred Palmer who owned a boot shop in Old New Market. We do not know much of the family history but I would love to find some relatives in the UK.
 

Name: Brian Palmer <brian.beetle@yahoo.com.au>
Date: 2014-02-18
Where are you from? Melbourne Victoria Australia
How did you find my website? Through Viv Palmer's Face book
Comments:
Family Tree Sylvester Edwin Palmer's from Somerset England
 

Name: Janette Burden <JanetBurden@aol.com>
Date: 2014-01-28
Where are you from? Edinburgh
How did you find my website? trail from Wikipedia looking up HMS DUKE
Comments:
Looking for any trace of my father William Drinan who served in the Royal Navy 1943 - 1947 as stoker. I know he was on HMS JASON but just found out he was enrolled on HMS DUKE, which I thought was another ship but in fact it is a shore establishment in Malvern Worcs for trainee stokers.
So I've learned something today.

 

Name: Michael Kenny <michael.kenny77@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2014-01-13
Where are you from? Wisbech born 1937
How did you find my website? browsing old wisbech
Comments:
Born in Wisbech 1937 went to school in wisbech until 15yrs old,worked for Stephenson Smart accountants.
 

Name: jeffrey norman <jeffrey247@btinternet.com>
Date: 2013-12-07
Where are you from? Wisbech
How did you find my website? search engine
Comments:
it was good looking at old photo's of Wisbech, and would like to know if there are anymore to see and where i could see them.
best regards
jeffrey

 

Name: Judith Batterbee <mjbatterbee@virginmedia.com>
Date: 2013-11-05
Where are you from? Andover
How did you find my website? family research
Comments:
I was born in Wisbech and lived there until 2003. I remember Palmers in Hill Street very well. They had a garage on the corner of Nene Quay and Hill Street, Mr Palmer repaired cycles mostly at that time and you could leave your cycle in his care for about 3 old pennies whilst you went into town etc. Circa 1952 my parents used to leave their cycles with him every Saturday afternoon if the weather was inclement whilst they took the bus to Walton Highway to visit my grandmother. Mrs Palmer used to call me Little Jack because I wore thick woolly trousers for warmth. I used to leave my bicycle there well into my teens. I especially the oily smell and there seemed to be chaos with parts of engines and cycles everywhere but Mr Palmer knew where everything was.
I also remember Ray De Silva and his puppets/marionettes. He gave a show at my school once. Later when I married in 1969 I lived in a flat attached to the house of his sister, Sylvia. I hope this is of some use to you.Judith

 

Name: W Beattie <william@beattie.eu>
Date: 2013-10-16
Where are you from? Omagh, Tyrone
How did you find my website? Searching for Eliza Johnston
Comments:
Have sent you an e-mail

 

Name: Sara <sara-steve@ingram45.wanadoo.co.uk>
Date: 2013-09-04
Where are you from? originally Oakham Rutland
How did you find my website? searching for history on three holes more specifically the property we now own
Comments:
We are now the owners of the Red Hart Inn - I am currently doing research into its history and origins and so far can go back to circa 1790 with old documents. The area of land on which it sits was referred to in these documents by another name Of which I can not find any record. I would share any information I have from these documents in exchange for any information you or your friend has specifically pertaining to the Pub its land and surround. We have found from these that the dyke on which it stands was in fact the real "Old Pophams Eau" where as many references to old pophams eau with photographs are in fact new pophams eau. Please let me know if we can help each other
 

Name: Veronica P Liquorish <vpl47@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2013-09-01
Where are you from? Leicestershire
How did you find my website? I think I've come across it in the past. - very informative!
Comments:
I recently visited the Churchyard in order to trace the final resting place of my 2 x Great Grandfather (Isaac Cross), but to no avail. However, I did find the grave of Money Cross - one of his sons together with his daughter-in-law. I must come back and try again! The inforamtion re Brimstone Hill caught my eye, as my 2 Great Grandfather lived at number 46 in 1871.........sadly I have no photographs.
 

Name: Helen Chapman <helenchapmanpsm@aol.com>
Date: 2013-08-13
Where are you from? Benfleet, Essex
How did you find my website? Googled it
Comments:
My Great Grandfather was born in Christchurch and my Great Great Grandfather was tailor in the village for 50 years or so. I have just found this out. Names were Isaac Cross and his son John Henry Cross. John Henry moved to Leicester for work when he was about 18 and died there 20 years later. Isaac died in Christchurch/Upwell in 1900. Do you have any information on the Cross family (Isaac married 3 times and had 11 children at least, all born in Christchurch)? We hope to visit in next day or so to see if any graves in church yard. Details of actual location of home would be of great interest. Thanks. Helen
 

Name: Roope Clark <roope_97@windowslive.com>
Date: 2013-08-08
Where are you from? Finland
How did you find my website? I searched a name of a person in my family tree.
URL of your Family History related website http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cawthorn/Palmer/phylldelfina.html
Comments:
Related to a person on the page.
 

Name: Roslyn Crabtree <jerry.crabtree@talktalk.net >
Date: 2013-08-05
Where are you from? ST ANNES LANCASHIRE(rochdale)
How did you find my website? looking for information on my step grandfatherI
Comments:
I went to school with Carol Palmer and her Mother Emma (wife of Ernest)was my godmother.The picture of Fred as a young man is definateley him.He married my grandmother in 1927 and his sons were brought up with my Mother and her brothers. I have some photos of Fred as a young boy,Carol, and the sons of Johnny.I do not know how to scan them but if you would like copies I can ask my granddaughter to do it for me
Regards
Roslyn

 

Name: Sharon Ann Holman <SAHolman@Gmail.com>
Date: 2013-08-01
Where are you from? I live in Central Valley, Sevier County, Utah
How did you find my website? I just put Johnston's Of Northern Ireland and it came up.
URL of your Family History related website http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Comments:
My father Noble Ray Holman's mother Hannah Elizabeth Foster's parents were George William Foster & Matilda
Johnston. Her parent's names were Noble Johnston &
Elizabeth Johnston. I found Elizabeth Johnston's parents
on the internet. Their names were William Johnston & Lizzy
Marshall. I found on their page that William Johnston was
on the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Death Certificate Index between 1803 through 1915.

 

Name: Dorothy Horner nee Beeston <Dorothyhorner@gmail.com>
Date: 2013-07-28
Where are you from? Tipsend
How did you find my website? Looking at history of local families, I know Niki Cawthorn
Comments:
Do you have dates for any of the photographs?
 

Name: David Scales <peceyoga@bigpond.net.au>
Date: 2013-07-23
Where are you from? Born London
How did you find my website? Accident doing my own family research
Comments:
I think that Charles was a brother of my G Grandfather, Noah born 1856.
Don't know whether you can confirm this but he was born in Hertfordshire...seems more than coincidental.

 

Name: Veronica P Liquorish <vpl47@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2013-07-19
Where are you from? Leicestershire
How did you find my website? Recommendation
Comments:
Most interesting.........I will be back when time allows.

I may also have viewed in 2010

 

Name: Dianne CHEESEWRIGHT <dfcheesewright@btinternet.com>
Date: 2013-07-14
Where are you from? Hastings,Sussex
How did you find my website? Through english fens page
Comments:
Thank you for putting this online.My CHEESEWRIGHTS married into CUTLACK family. I have not done much on the Cambridge line, so every little helps. I am descended from Aaron CHEESEWRIGHT born circa 1700, possibly in Witchford area.
 

Name: florence laurent <florencelaurentmoliere@gmail.com>
Date: 2013-06-30
Where are you from? france
Comments:
bonjour
i came to your site after to read the book by Graham Swift: Waterland gave me want to learn more about this particular area and if so well described in this book that I really liked
f laurent

 

Name: elayne brown nee turner <elaynebrown@rocketmail.com>
Date: 2013-06-26
Where are you from? Ilkeston Derbyshire
How did you find my website? researching Turners of Upwell
Comments:
having a problem trying to find an old street map of upwell with the streets recorded on the 1901 census including yew house upwell ?
loved your site made me laugh with the poems - some how true ...fabulous keep up the good work

 

Name: THELMA COZENS <T_cozens@sky.com>
Date: 2013-06-21
Where are you from? March
How did you find my website? Looking on google for photographs and information about the class of 1966/67
Comments:
I am desperately trying to find some photographs and information of myself and other pupils when I was a pupil at the Hereward around 1966/70. My first class teacher was Mrs. Drabble who taught the class 1A and Miss Vaughan was the Headmistress. My sister, Marion Green was probably in the same year group as mentioned in your previous page as I recognize a lot of the names that she was associated with. May I join your group please, my name then was Thelma Green, but am now Thelma Cozens, I look forward to hearing from you, thank you, Thelma
 

Name: Nigel Nobbs <janewool@sky.com>
Date: 2013-06-18
Where are you from? Originally - Christchurch
How did you find my website? Sheer luck
Comments:
I believe I may have gone to school with you and your Brother Stephen.
If I can help in any way please get back to me.
Regards
Nigel

 

Name: John Tracey <tracejat@btinternet.com>
Date: 2013-05-20
Where are you from? London
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
My Uncle Eric Tracey failed to return from flying ops over Norway on 26th March 1945
 

Name: Meegan <chris.meegan@harboursat.com.au>
Date: 2013-05-08
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? looking for anything Cambridgeshire
Comments:
Thanks Ann - was looking for Cam info but loved your chuckles page! Know how it feels! Thanks
Cheers
Meegan

 

Name: Brian Ellington <brianellington16@yahoo.com>
Date: 2013-05-07
Where are you from? LOWESTOFT
How did you find my website? I JUST ENTERED LIFE IN THE FENS.
URL of your Family History related website nil
Comments:
It was nice reading your web site as i grew up in march,I was born in 1947. I spent most weekends & school holidays during the 60'helping the milkman Graham delivering milk in ,Christchurch ,Upwell,outwell,Fridaybridge & coldham.
Happy Days........


 

Name: Karl Ellerby <starscream171@aol.com>
Date: 2013-04-27
Where are you from? Wisbech
How did you find my website? Researching Stephen & Maria Palmer
Comments:
Hi Ann,
My great grandmother was Madeline Desilva Palmer, whose daughter Kathleen De Silva Moor was my grandmother, please contact me if you would like more information and photos.
Best regards Karl Ellerby.

 

Name: Brooke Wooldridge <bmwoold@gmail.com>
Date: 2013-04-26
Where are you from? Sydney, Australia
How did you find my website? Rootsweb Wisbech list
Comments:
Dear Ann,
I am researching my GUTTERIDGE ancestors from Three Holes. They attended the Primitive Methodist church (noted in docs written 1925). Also interested in finding JERMEY brothers, Charles, Arthur, and Percy.
Thanks. Brooke.

 

Name: Lin Ford <velvet.ford@googlemail.com>
Date: 2013-04-19
Where are you from? South Hams Devon
How did you find my website? searching for Three Holes in 1880's
Comments:
This site of yours is great, especially as there are few early records for Norfolk on websites. I myself journeyed up to East Anglia a few years ago, mostly around the Upwell/ Sutton Bridge area, so in my minds eye I can now picture the landscape, but it is a long way for me to travel to do more research at present. My main family interest is in the Allen/Allington/Starr surnames, from Cambridgeshire/Norfolk. I'd be pleased to hear from anyone following similar lines. I came upon your connection because one Mary jane Ong ( whose mother was an Allen ) was a servant in the Cawthorn establishment when they had a shop at Three Holes in 1901 Census.
 

Name: Johanne Coward <j.bird8@sky.com>
Date: 2013-04-14
Where are you from? Fleetwood, lancashire
How did you find my website? By my dad's Cousin
Comments:
It seems we are related. I am the granddaughter of Evelyn Maud, who became Bird when she married my Grandad Fred. My Dad is called Fred x



 

Name: Ann Manning <annmanning123@gmail.com>
Date: 2013-04-03
Where are you from? Helpringham
How did you find my website? Looking back at Christchurch
Comments:
Thank you Ann. My brother and I have enjoyed looking at your photos. We were brought up in Christchurch.
Regards,

Ann Manning (Davies)

 

Name: Lyn Land <cbcred@globalnet.co.uk>
Date: 2013-04-01
Where are you from? Cornwall
How did you find my website? Searching for information on Outwell & Upwell
Comments:
Thank you for the helpful information about Outwell & Upwell. The only way to get further back with families I am researching from these parishes seems to be a personal visit. I was rather surprised to find a charge for searching the registers. I haven't come across this before.
 

Name: Paul SHEWEN <ps@feedmasternfs.com.au>
Date: 2013-03-29
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? My mother gill (green) McKinnon sent me a link.
Comments:
Very interesting & enjoyable, I spent nearly all of my childhood holidays on the farm with my grand parents Fred & Freda Green at three holes then stow bardolph but never really got to know a lot of the palmer history. Enjoying you web site thank you.
 

Name: Bill Smith <steamatic@steamatic.org.uk>
Date: 2013-02-13
Where are you from? Outwell
How did you find my website? From you
Comments:
Hello Ann
>>
>> I have just looked at your latest page. You have come on a lot since we
>> first chatted, well done.
>>
>> Looking through some old e-mails I came across what is listed below.
>>
>> I chucked it at a chap I know who is into genealogy in the hope he could
>> find out a bit about Walter Scott.
>>
>> I have included what he has said and given you his contact details. I hope
>> you can make sense of it.
>>
>> Best wishes
>>
>> William
>>
>> (Bill)
>>
>> Ps
>>
>> Finally got the Upwell book out.
>>
>> Check out
>>
>> www.carrillson.co.uk
>>
>> I never seem to get time to work on the site but it is a start.
>>
>> Morning Chris.
>>
>> A friend has been trying to trace a relative and found it difficult to
>> trace him.
>>
>> Can you help? His name is Walter Scott. He was born in Upwell
>> (Christchurch)
>> Bn 6 Oct 1867 - Disappeared about 1903
>>
>>
>>
>> Hello Bill
>>
>> I have him in my family tree, with all info up to 1901 census, but there
>> are so many Walter Scotts that even if he kept his name it is
>> impossible to trace him any further. I would think he was probably
>> robbed & thrown in the river.
>> In 1891 he was living in York, with his wife as a miller's labourer. In
>> 1911 his children were living with their grandparents -John & Hannah
>> Scott, in Christchurch & his wife was a Monthly Nurse in Chatteris.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: William Smith <steamatic@steamatic.org.uk>
>> To: Chris Ransome <chrisransome@talktalk.net>
>> Sent: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:03
>>
>>

 

Name: Barbara McKay <barbara.mckay13@btinternet.com>
Date: 2013-02-09
Where are you from? Brooke, Norwich, Norfolk
How did you find my website? Researching the Palmer name
Comments:
I started my research over twenty five years ago when I moved to Norfolk. Concentrating on my mother's family the Peppers and Grooms.I was lucky enough to find Roy Palmer who told me the story of Ryfealyer and my gt gt grandmother's sister Martha English. I have not picked up my paperwork for years due to lack of time, work etc so I am so pleased to have found your site and hope to discover more in future. Thank you
 

Name: Dawn Street nee Frusher <Frush54@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2013-02-02
Where are you from? Cambridge now, family from Upwell
How did you find my website? google search
Comments:
I would be really interested in any information you could share with me about the Frusher family in Upwell.
 

Name: judith lasscock <judy.kenward@dec.wa.gov.au>
Date: 2013-01-21
Where are you from? western australia
How did you find my website? googling for family contact
Comments:
please, if you are still hgere I would love to speak with you. thanks Judy
 

Name: Frances Robeson <frobeson@hotmail.com>
Date: 2013-01-04
Where are you from? Centerville, Texas
How did you find my website? Google
URL of your Family History related website None
Comments:
I was looking for information abou the Fens and Ely Cathedral.
 

Name: Andrew Johnston <a-johnston@clear.net.nz>
Date: 2013-01-03
Where are you from? Hamilton, NZ.
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
I am the great grandson of Adam Johnston.
 

Name: Holly Bax-Norman <hbaxnorman@hotmail.com>
Date: 2012-12-27
Where are you from? Sydney, Australia, grew up in Christchurch
How did you find my website? web search
Comments:
great to learn some local history about Christchurch
 

Name: victoria Allen-Day <victoria.allenday@btinternet.com>
Date: 2012-12-13
Where are you from? March cambs
How did you find my website? search
Comments:
I am married to a Descendant of William Turkey Smart and i am looking for any information
 

Name: Freddie Dack <freddiedack@btinternet.com>
Date: 2012-11-12
Where are you from? Downham Mkt Kart Club (1960's)
How did you find my website? Just wondered if my old mate Norman is still about?
Comments:
There's only Norman daft enough to wing walk amongst my friends. He used to do low flying on his go kart!Am now fully restoring the Ruskat JLO that I raced in class 1 in the sixties, for some reason I can't find some parts I need can't think why? Love to meet up again if that is possible.
E-mail as above or telephone (H)01366 377794 (M)07768515414

 

Name: julie Brooks <julie.brooks@live.co.uk>
Date: 2012-10-28
Where are you from? Enment
How did you find my website? Looking for history of Inglethorpe Manor
Comments:
Hi, i am currently working for the family who live at Inglethorpe manor. I am a carer for the elderly lady that lives there. I have tried so hard to find out information of the house and surroundings. I spend many nights there and there is an odd feeling that we are not always alone, if you know what i mean. I feel the house has a lot of history and lots of unknown spirits, i can sense this and would love to know the history. You have enlightened me into a part of the history but i am at a loss of where to find more. I understand from the current family that the house was used during the war time for evacuees but i know it dates back long before then. I am not sure what i am asking for but it would be nice to know what has happened in the house and the grounds of the very elegant building that it once was.I have spoken to staff that work there now about the accident your aunt had there but nobody is aware of this. It would be so nice to find out more as i spend so much time there and at times it is quite a scarey, yet pleasant place to be. As i said before, i know i am not alone, often smells of moth balls and flowers fill the rooms then suddenly disappear, then there are odd sounds outside? Not my imagination as lots try to tell me. There is an awful lot of history there and i would love to know what it is. If you have found anymore then please would you let me know and i will do likewise. Many thanks. Julie.
 

Name: THELMA JEAN COZENS <T_cozens@sky.com>
Date: 2012-10-23
Where are you from? MARCH
How did you find my website? FACEBOOK HEREWARD SCHOOL PART
Comments:
HI ANN, I LOVE YOUR WEBSITE, AND I HAVE ADDED IT TO MY FAVOURITES SO THAT I CAN HAVE A LOOK EVERY DAY, I WILL COMPOSE A PIECE ABOUT MY LIFE IN MARCH SO THAT IT CAN BE ADDED HERE IF POSSIBLE, MANY THANKS, THELMA
 

Name: william smith <steamatic@steamatic.org.uk>
Date: 2012-10-03
Where are you from? Outwell
How did you find my website? From Ann
URL of your Family History related website No
Comments:
Hi Ann
Just a little note informing you I am progressing with my new book "Discovering Upwell"
I have included a little of the Baptist Church.
You may know the Fenland History Society in 2004, requested permission to record the names of
those buried in the graveyard.
I know Bridget Hunter quite well so had a little chat.
You may also know they did the work please see Bridgets reply.

Hi Bill
Yes we recorded all the memorials both inside and in the graveyard
round the church.
We transcribed them onto CD which we have for sale from our book shop.
see our website for details www,fendlandfhs.org.uk
Bridget

Keep up your good work
William
(Bill Smith)

 

Name: steve palmer <spfootymad@virginmedia.com>
Date: 2012-09-25
Where are you from? wisbech
How did you find my website? on facebook
Comments:
i remember palmers garage i always thought it was in my family but found out we were not related i think we used to bring our bikes there to be mended good memories
 

Name: Jim Arnold <arnjim08@aol.com>
Date: 2012-09-17
Where are you from? Chatteris
How did you find my website? Googled Cawthorn
Comments:
Have recently found Cawthorn marriage & death certificates dating from the 1800s in an old box of family documents, but I see you have found no connection to the Chatteris Cawthorns. I had never heard of the name in our family before.
 

Name: Anthony Palmer <p.palmer4@sky.com>
Date: 2012-08-10
Where are you from? hilgay
How did you find my website? internet browsing
Comments:
My father is Philip Palmer son of Algy Palmer and we still live in the same house as Algy's father. I have enjoyed looking through your site and would love more information.
 

Name: Jan Clifford <janandcliff@brimstone46.plus.com>
Date: 2012-07-23
Where are you from? Christchurch Cottage Christchurch
How did you find my website? Through the Christchurch Website
Comments:
We have lived in the old cottage since 1986

Interested in its past, and the village history.

 

Name: Vanessa Blue <vblue55@gmail.com>
Date: 2012-06-29
Where are you from? Surrey
How did you find my website? looking on line came across the Surname Palmer
Comments:
I have a family member who is related to an Arthur Palmer approximatley born 1920-1927 he worked for the Actress Margaret Leighton and Author Max Reindhart in 1949, would you know of this person in your Family?
regards


Vanessa

 

Name: Lissa Herman <dicknlissa@comcast.net>
Date: 2012-06-24
Where are you from? Moorestown, New Jersey, USA
How did you find my website? searching for info on Christchurch Parish Church
URL of your Family History related website NA
Comments:
On a recent trip to the UK my husband and I visited Christchurch because of my interest in Dorothy L. Sayers. I did not write ahead, and was therefore not able to get into the church, but we enjoyed photographing the building and the Old Rectory (behind a fence now; I just took a quick photo) where the Sayers lived. We also picked up on the many references to Christchurch in Sayers' 'The Nine Tailors,' eg, the name of Lavender in the churchyard, and also as former landlords of the Dun Cow; the use of the Red Cow as a pub name in the book, so close to the Red Cow in the village; the rooks which filled the trees in the churchyard, and were making a terrific racket at roosting time when we were there. I am glad to have gotten a little more information from your web page. We hope to return to the area in two years, and plan a couple of days exploring Sayers country. Thank you!
 

Name: Charlotte <charlottespencer95@gmail.com>
Date: 2012-05-31
Where are you from? Wisbech
How did you find my website? Searching for Wisbech fire Brigade early 20th Century
Comments:
I came across your picture of the wisbech fire brigade from 1937. The man on the right end of the front row (H Smith) is my Great Grandfather.
His father Diverus Smith was also a fireman for 32 years. His coffin was carried to the Wisbech borough cemetery on 'Vivien'

 

Name: Andy Holborn <portholb@globalnet.co.uk>
Date: 2012-05-30
Where are you from? Ivybridge, Devon.
How did you find my website? My father served with 821 Squadron on HMS Trumpeter and in Ceylon 1945 after service at RNAS Yeovilton.
Comments:
My father served with 821 Squadron on HMS Trumpeter and in Ceylon 1945 after service at RNAS Yeovilton.
He is 87 and a member of South Downs FAA branch
Best wishes
Andy Holborn

 

Name: Jan Thomas <jan.thomas68rv@yahoo.com.au>
Date: 2012-05-02
Where are you from? Rosebud, Victoria, Australia
How did you find my website? Checking out Brimstone Hill
Comments:
I was interested in your list of residents. I was chasing up the Siggee family who lived in Upwell. William Siggee married a relative on my paternal side - Tereace Atter from Colsterworth in Lincolnshire.
I couldn't find any details but enjoyed checking out your website thank you!!
Jan Thomas

 

Name: Maureen Blackman <maureenevon@gmail.com>
Date: 2012-04-21
Where are you from? Vancouver, Canada but currently Provo, UT
How did you find my website? online family history search
Comments:
I have a small prayer book belonging to my great-grandmother, Mary Ann Smith, given to her 17 March 1877 "in remembrance of Christchurch". She was born 16 July 1861 in the Union Workhouse, Cambridge. No father is named. Her mother, Ann Smith, was, born maybe about 1839, Cambridge. I am hoping there is a way to find records of Ann's death, of Mary Ann's marriage to a William Head or William Milton Head. Any advice gladly appreciated.
 

Name: David Lord <david-lord@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2012-04-16
Where are you from? Rossendale Lancashire
How did you find my website? emailed from family tree researcher friend
Comments:
looking for Gill family around Downham market 1880 ish.
 

Name: Debbie Anderson <debsters@live.com>
Date: 2012-04-13
Where are you from? Ashford, Kent
How did you find my website? looking for photos of old wisbech
Comments:
great to find some old photos- you say you have more old photos- I am searching "wherrys" dept store in Market Place , Wisbech, it was at the Church end on the enterance to the Market place, where the old photo you have was taken from, so am trying to find one looking the other way!
 

Name: Tania Pons <selham.airfield@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2012-04-01
Where are you from? Sussex
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
Some time back I recall reading something posted on the web about a Frank Cawthorn at Cowdray Park and wondered if this was your father - I have been researching this air station now for some time and am always keen to make contact with anyone who had relatives posted there or indeed anyone that was actually posted there themselves.
 

Name: Tania Pons <selham.airfield@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2012-04-01
Where are you from? Sussex
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
Some time back I recall reading something posted on the web about a Frank Cawthorn at Cowdray Park and wondered if this was your father - I have been researching this air station now for some time and am always keen to make contact with anyone who had relatives posted there or indeed anyone that was actually posted there themselves.
 

Name: Tanya ann ketteringham <tanyakett@ovi.com>
Date: 2012-03-16
Where are you from? wisbech
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
was vistin my nan(annie ellen and william's ) and grandad's graves in mount plesant wisbeach and came across a louis charles ketteringham 1896 and googled and came across your page iam now goin 2 learn how 2 do my family tree as looks so interesting x
 

Name: sean <palmer>
Date: 2012-03-12
Where are you from? berkshire/cheshire
How did you find my website? searching palmer reunion
Comments:
I'm interested where you're grt grt grt grandfather who fought in the the Spanish civil war was from. From my Irish family I know the name is Scots/Gaelic and Protestant so my interest lies in where this fits into the 'Web' of research you have been doing in Cambridgeshire. Do you have Scots or Irish roots?
 

Name: Peter M.McDonald <pmcoins@total.net>
Date: 2012-02-26
Where are you from? Montreal, Canada
How did you find my website? link from maverick tokens
Comments:
Professional numismatist, researching trade tokens and like.
 

Name: A.Tominey <amanda.tominey@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2012-02-16
Where are you from? Christchurch, Wisbech
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
I live in christchurch and really want to find out some more info about where i live. I live in Union Cottage but dont know what it was previously as i know that it was more than one house. How could i find out? also interesting to see that the public transport in the 1900's is better than what it is now seeing as we have none!!
 

Name: A,Tominey <amanda.tominey@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2012-02-16
Where are you from? Christchurch, Wisbech
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
Very interesting to see that some of the family members are still about today
 

Name: Des Gough <desgough@tinyowrld.co.uk>
Date: 2012-02-14
Where are you from? Leeds, now at Honitonb
How did you find my website? Lokking for HMS DUKE
Comments:
Did my initial training at Duke, Class 128, Collingwood Division Feb.1945. In April 1947 came home from Hong Kong in ALCANTARA then an Army troopship. Previous ships, Argonaut, Gould, Golden Hind, Aorangi, and Tamar.
 

Name: Gladys Cutajar <gladys.cutajar@gmail.com>
Date: 2012-01-22
Where are you from? Kiama NSW Australia
How did you find my website? Looking for information on MTASC WW1
Comments:
Great photos. I also have one of 12 MTASC soldiers at Wells standing in front of their billett in Broad Street. I found a box full on WW1 photos belong to my Grandfather. No names on back. My Grandfather had 6 brothers serving in Scottish regiments but one of the soldiers in the Wells photo must have been a relation or good friend as we also have a family photo of him. Would love to get copies of yours to see if he was in Coy 134. I don't think he was one of Pop's brothers as I don't think any were MTASC. I also have a photo of 4 soldiers standing beside a truck. The badges look like MTASC. Would be happy to send them to you. kind regards, Gladys

 

Name: Lyn Mountier <mountier@kol.co.nz>
Date: 2012-01-20
Where are you from? New Zealand
How did you find my website? Katikati Archives
Comments:
Researching Noble Johnston Family genealogy.
 

Name: Joy Runciman Tod <joytod@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2012-01-16
Where are you from? Black Horse Drove
How did you find my website? Browsing
Comments:
Great website, so much information.
 

Name: Betty Aslin <bettyaslin@aapt.net.au>
Date: 2012-01-07
Where are you from? Fishermans Bay, South Australia, Australia
How did you find my website? Searching for info on Wisbech
Comments:
Very interesting,well worth visiting,I will be back as I research my family history, Thanks for your site
Betty

 

Name: Dianne <dianneelliott@hotmail.com>
Date: 2011-12-26
Where are you from? Toronto
How did you find my website? Google
URL of your Family History related website sorry
Comments:
Visiting Cambridge I am looking for my husband's family - Grays of March, Hiams of Mane, Herringtons of Manea, Goldings of Manea, Bensteads of Chesterton and Greens of Chesterton. Fun. Anyone have these families?
 

Name: paul newton-griffiths <paulnewtong@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-12-19
Where are you from? Duffins Farm Lotts Bridge Three Holes
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
interesting, trying to find more info. on the old house.
 

Name: J Worland <jenniferworland@yahoo.com.au>
Date: 2011-12-13
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Browsing the internet looking for the name Bossingham
Comments:
I am researching my husband's family of which his grt grt Grandmother Frances was a Bossingham from Walsoken. Great site you have here.
Regards
Jennifer

 

Name: Jonathan <walkerfamily@miraclefaith.com.au>
Date: 2011-12-08
Where are you from? Melbourne Australia
How did you find my website? Referred to By Dr Suzanne Jordan of the Royal School of Church Music & College of Organists
Comments:
I was in the choir as a Chorister at St Augustines and loved it in the 70's. I miss it a great deal!
My relatives are Palmers of Wisbech
Palmers Wireless High Street
U.E.D Palmer Hill Street
His brother in Hill Street, who owned the Cycle shop.
Sylvia Mary Palmer, my mother now deceased, (1982)
I have just realized that we have corresponded by email before!
Kind regards.
Rev Jonathan Walker

 

Name: Verfain <verfain@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2011-12-06
Where are you from? Salisbury UK
How did you find my website? Serendipity
URL of your Family History related website http://www.flickr.com/photos/verfain/3625497974/
Comments:
The url is to a group photo taken at HMS Duke, I think 1942/3.
Outside chance --- but your father could be in it.
I do know that my father spent some time at HMS Duke instructing.
It is quite possible he knew L/S George Edward Wiseman.

Trevor Williams

 

Name: Racheal Shave <rachie7@btinternet.com>
Date: 2011-11-21
Where are you from? Southampton
How did you find my website? looking for my great uncle who served on HMS Duke
Comments:
Hi

My great uncle was Charles W Savage and served on HMS Duke but unfortunately we only know this from his headstone. He died 1 January 1943 and according to my gran (who was married to his brother) Charles died of TB but we don't know anything else. If you know where I might find out some more information I would be really grateful. I've printed your photo to show my gran - she never met Charles because he died before my gran met my grandad (Charles' brother) but I know she will love to see the photo just in case Charles is in there.

Kind regards

Racheal

 

Name: Gary Cawthorn <46garyc@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-11-17
Where are you from? Rotherham South Yorkshire
How did you find my website? The Cawthorn Group on Facebook
Comments:
Its interesting that Hannah Palmer 1875 was from Rotherham!
Good Luck!
Gary

 

Name: JEAN <randj.ryan17@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2011-11-12
Where are you from? PORTCHESTER, HANTS
How did you find my website? SEARCHING FOR THE CHAPEL WHERE MY GR GRANDPARENTS WERE MARRIED
Comments:
MY GR PARENTS MATTHEW GREEN AND BETSY ROSE WERE MARRIED IN THIS CHAPEL ON 1ST MAY 1860
THANK YOU FOR THE PHOTOS, SUCH A SHAME THE GRAVESTONES HAVE GONE-HISTORY LOST- ESPECIALLY IF THE INSCRIPTIONS WERE NOT RECORDED AND GIVEN TO THE LOCAL FAMILY HISTORY GROUP.

 

Name: Charlie and Tracy Barnes <charlie.barnes@btinternet.com>
Date: 2011-10-25
Where are you from? Braintree in Essex
How did you find my website? Looking for details of Upwell Parish Registers
URL of your Family History related website Have Bridgeman / Barnes family tree on Ancestry
Comments:
Hi Ann,

Fascinating website. My interest is on my wife Tracy's side of the family, the Bridgemans(and Hutchinsons)who lived in Upwell around 1800 to 1870ish. One of them was landlord at the Dun Cow Inn / Blacksmiths around the 1841 Census. Would be interested in anything you may have in relation to them or the village.

 

Name: Lucy Bailey <lucy.bailey@northampton.ac.uk>
Date: 2011-10-17
Where are you from? Bedford, Bedfordshire
How did you find my website? Google image search of village shops
Comments:
I am a PhD student at the University of Northampton. My doctoral project is on village shops and rural life therefore I was very interested to come across your family links to a village shop in Christchurch.
 

Name: Ann Garwood <agarwood@btinternet.com>
Date: 2011-08-31
Where are you from? Littleport, Ely, Cambs
How did you find my website? Shane Strawson, my daughter met you at Welney
URL of your Family History related website Ancestry.co.uk
Comments:
Your website is very interesting. With all the Thomas Scotts' you go round in circles.
 

Name: COLIN BARRY GURNEY <colingurney@manx.net>
Date: 2011-08-30
Where are you from? ISLE OF MAN
How did you find my website? Through ROOTS WEB
Comments:
I was looking for information on FRANCIS MALTBY BLAND who married EDITH RICHENDA BARCLAY who was the daughter of RICHENDA LOUISE GURNEY and HENRY FORD BARCLAY. Avery interesting website, Thankyou.
 

Name: mrs robertson <nat1946@live.co.uk>
Date: 2011-08-28
Where are you from? from northampton but live in inverness
How did you find my website? by typing in the information
Comments:
H mcdonnell was my grandfathers brother they live and still do in northan irland he is one of nine and they lived on a farm
 

Name: Roslyn Crabtree <jerry.crabtree@talktalk.net>
Date: 2011-08-14
Where are you from? ST ANNES ON SEA LANCASHIRE
How did you find my website? looking for information on the palmer family to send to my cousin in Canada
Comments:
I am the step grandaughter of Fred Palmer b 1883.His first wife Annie died aged 41 in 1925 leaving 2 sons John William and Ernest(Carole Annes father)in 1927 he married my grandmother Emma Fielding a widow with 3 children her daughter Joan was my mother, Emmie (Carole Annes mother) was my Godmother.Carole and I were born in the same year and went to the local grammar school together.Carole went on to further her musical career but I went on to nursing at the local hospital in Rochdale got married very young had twin daughters and followed my husband around the world in his career. Sadly we lost touch after my Pop(fred) and my grandmother died.I have a lovely photo of Carole at xmas 1955 in her ballet outfit if I can figure out how to scan it I will send it to you.Also the photo you have which you have and say you think is Fred is a picture of him,I also have one of him about 2yrs old on a wooden horse looking very angry!!. I was so sad to hear of her death in such a tragic way. I always think about her when I go on my travels to Rochdale and Manchester to research the other branches of my family.your site is wonderful and so informative I always thought Pop was kidding when he told me about the Portoguse connection!My abiding memory of him is brewing elderflower wine in the cellar and the bottles exploding in the hot weather!
Kindest Regards
Roslyn Crabtree

 

Name: alan braddick <al-brad-22@live.co.uk>
Date: 2011-07-31
Where are you from? shrewsbury
How did you find my website? reserching hms duke
URL of your Family History related website nnot sure
Comments:
my grandad william braddick stoker 2nd class
served on board hms duke 11,06,42 - 13,07,42

 

Name: Mike Briggs <mike.briggs2@btinternet.com>
Date: 2011-07-30
Where are you from? Rochdale
Comments:
My partner Carole Palmer was resarching the Lancashire Palmers and had uncovered much information together with photos. We visited the Palmer convention several times. She was killed in 2006 in the Rossendale area, and much of this info she collected is lying around. She wanted to compile a "book" on the Lancashire Palmers which I would like to do in her memory.
 

Name: Helen Steenson <hs256@btinternet.com>
Date: 2011-07-11
Where are you from? Elsenham, Herts
Comments:
we are in the process of buying Tile Cottage, Church Road, Christchurch and I found your site whilst looking for any history of Christchurch or the cottage.
 

Name: Brooke Wooldridge <sbwooldridge@bigpond.com>
Date: 2011-07-02
Where are you from? Sydney, Australia
How did you find my website? Google search "Upwell Norfolk"
URL of your Family History related website ancestry.com.au
Comments:
My great-grandmother lived with her parents and one sister in Three Holes, Upwell, according to the 1901 census.
 

Name: Lyn Johnston <lyn@resetdsl.net.au>
Date: 2011-06-21
Where are you from? Nelson Bay NSW Australia
How did you find my website? searching for info on Noble Johnston
Comments:
Im looking for info on the family of Noble Johnston from Kati Kati.
 

Name: David Badger <vultan_2000@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2011-06-17
Where are you from? Cambridgeshire
How did you find my website? Google search for 'Cawthorn Upwell'!
URL of your Family History related website n/a
Comments:
Hi
Great site, many thanks for making this available. Glad to see I share some of your ancestors. You've really opened a great source of some of my previously unknown ancestors. This is what family history is all about!
Best wishes
David

 

Name: Adrienne Brewer <am.brewer@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2011-06-09
Where are you from? New Zealand
How did you find my website? Googled Soham
Comments:
Looking for Elijah Levet b c1795 who married Eliza Peachey Gardiner.
 

Name: Adam <adamcawthorn@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-05-07
Where are you from? UK South East
How did you find my website? Google search for my Grandmother Lorna Cawthorn (Tennis Player)
Comments:
Interesting Website
 

Name: janet cross <jan47liz@msn.com>
Date: 2011-04-26
Where are you from? emneth
How did you find my website? internet
Comments:
we were looking for a picture of inglethorpe manor, emneth because it is situated behind our bungalow and we were intrigued as to what it looks like
 

Name: cheryl <matlock@hotkey.net.au>
Date: 2011-04-16
Where are you from? Melbourne
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
Interested in Teed family of Wisbech. Especially William brother of Pilate, and sons of Samuel Teed & Mary Harrod. William is ancestor to my brother's lady. He went to Western Australia, married had children and then immigrated to New Zealand. Funny,birth names for msyelf and brothers is Palmer. Cute..uh!! Already found Palmers in her FT and not us.
Genealogy get you in doesn't it. Good work..
kindest regards, Cheryl

 

Name: P. Anna Johnson <pannaj@mercedlake.com>
Date: 2011-04-13
Where are you from? Portland, Oregon USA
How did you find my website? surfing around
URL of your Family History related website none
Comments:
I am fascinated by your articles and pictures, especially about Upwell. That was the home of my Wiseman and Hiam ancestors before they migrated to the US in 1852. You have enabled me to begin to see a little of what their life must have been like.
 

Name: Jane Carter <j.carter965@btinternet.com>
Date: 2011-04-08
Where are you from? Three Holes, Wisbech Cambridgeshire
How did you find my website? Googled 'church, christchurch, cambridgeshire'
URL of your Family History related website ancestry.com & genes reunited
Comments:
Interesting - I think Mum went to school with Doris Cawthorn born May 1931 - Mum is Kathleen May Carter nee Bellamy born 1.8.1931 - I'm looking for surnames Carter, Bellamy, Rolfe, Sparrow (further back I've found Lavender, Campbell, Page, Easter, Hutchinson, Bottom, Bott) - I was hoping to find someone who had looked at all the gravestones in the Church Yard at Christchurch but it looks as though I'm going to have to do it myself - St Marys Welney was uploaded in 2009. Regards Jane
 

Name: Mary Naylor <lounay20@yahoo.com>
Date: 2011-04-06
Where are you from? Cambridge
How did you find my website? I googled Peachey surname and ended in chat room
Comments:
A very impresive site. makes my tatty files and boxes look a bit sad! Maybe one day I will at least put all my records on a CD for my relatives.
My Great grandmother Azubah Peachey was a 12 year old domestic servant for a farmer Palmer within the parish of Soham 1861.

 

Name: Lesley <ljb48@bigpond.com>
Date: 2011-03-27
Where are you from? Western Australia- Australia
How did you find my website? On Googles
Comments:
Just searching for the Palmer side of the family.
 

Name: Roger Green <eileb@online.no>
Date: 2011-03-25
Where are you from? Norfolk
How did you find my website? I sing the song, just want to check the facks are correct,
URL of your Family History related website Whats URL?
Comments:
iJUST WANT TO SING ABOUT THE HISTORY OF eAST aNGLIA
 

Name: Lesley Brown <ljb48@bigpond.com>
Date: 2011-03-17
Where are you from? Western Australia
How did you find my website? Looking for the Palmer's from India
URL of your Family History related website Speechly/Palmer etc families
Comments:
Just searching for my late grandmother Ada Louise Georgina Palmer:-
Dear Sir,

Do you have any family members who came from England, and went to India at the turn of the century. Because my late grandmother Ada louise Georgina Palmer married to Daniel Speechly and they had 3 children, daughter Irene Elizabeth Freda and twin son's Leslie James and Victor Albert. I have been told many times that my grand mother has a Pedigree on the Palmers side of the family and so do we on the Speechly side of the family.

Kind Regards
Lesley

 

Name: Miriam Blackaby <blackaby@cox.net>
Date: 2011-03-17
Where are you from? I live in North America, am from England
How did you find my website? Baptist church info for Rev W. Wheele
Comments:
Tim Hargrave was a great friend of my father.
 

Name: Barrie Darville <bazdarville@btinternet.com>
Date: 2011-03-16
Where are you from? Christchurch origionally but Wisbech now
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
Went to townley school from 1954 to 1960 and would like to hear from other pupils who attended at that time as many of the girls i remember would have differenr surnames now
I ended up as head boy there when Elain Hicks was head girl
Would like to hear from Elizabeth Drexler, Ann and Susan Oldroyd,Heather Scott and Pauline Frost to name a few
My parents,Alfred And Betty Darville still live in christchurch
Hope some people get in touch and i am on facebook

 

Name: Rebecca <rebecca.anderson@btconnect.com>
Date: 2011-03-09
Where are you from? Chatteris
How did you find my website? Searching for William Lavender - Herbalist
Comments:
I live in the house that William and Mary owned back in 1901, I have the deeds to the house that mention his daughters that lived in the houses next to theirs. I'll have another look about the daughters as it mentions them alot during the parents deaths. Although it could be the wrong daugther, but I dont think so. Love your website such an amazing effort has gone into researching your family, love it.
 

Name: Diana Lewis <billanddi2@googlemail.com>
Date: 2011-02-25
Where are you from? Devon out off Blaina
How did you find my website? Looking for the name Danzey.
Comments:
I have one great uncle named Danzey Davies, also GGuncle Danzey Davies. Am curious about how they were given this first name. All welsh surnames on this side of my family. Great site-congratulations
 

Name: David Parsons <daveparsons.parsons@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-02-21
Where are you from? Peterborough
How did you find my website? Upwell and Outwell --- google images
Comments:
Interesting site. Sad about the mistreated graves...
 

Name: Stephen Wilfred Bird <swbirdy64@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-02-21
Where are you from? Fleetwood Lancashire
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
Hello I think we might be branches on the same tree lol.My grandmothers maiden name was Evelyn Maude Palmer who became Bird by marriage to Fredrick Leadbetter.Were you aware of this and would you like my local family tree?
Regards Steve Bird

 

Name: Tony Murfitt <tonymurfitt@hotmail.com>
Date: 2011-02-14
Where are you from? Soham
How did you find my website? google
URL of your Family History related website www.ancestry.co.uk
Comments:
I forgot to say on my last message the location is Christchurch or stonea cambridgeshire


 

Name: Tony Murfitt <tonymurfitt@hotmail.com>
Date: 2011-02-14
Where are you from? Soham
How did you find my website? google
URL of your Family History related website www.ancestry.co.uk
Comments:
I am looking for a family, possibly the name Day who had employed my late grandmother Mabel Warren around 1911 - 1913. I would guess Her employers were owners of a large house as i know she was in service around this time. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you

 

Name: JILL HUGHES <JLII-garyhughes@hotmail .com>
Date: 2011-02-05
Where are you from? loughton essex
How did you find my website? looking for info about the hall house
Comments:
my daughter moved to upwell road , the name of the house is the hall , it may have changed over the years . when visiting my daughter we use a satnav which takes us 2 the dun cow which my daughter and partner now run . having visited the house very old 20 room farm house i would be very interested if you had any information about it , as yet i have none. thank you , look forward to any information you can give me . and perhaps i can find out some info for you thank you look forward to hereing from you. j hughes
 

Name: John Little <john.w.little@talk21.com>
Date: 2011-02-05
Where are you from? Leeds
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
Ex'Duke'
 

Name: Lesley Isbell <lesley-isbell@hotmail.com>
Date: 2011-02-01
Where are you from? Leicestershire
How did you find my website? researching Russell families from Upwell on google
Comments:
Hi Ann,
Last year I decided to start researching my family tree, something I have wanted to do for a long time. I had hoped to have help from my father but sadly he passed away very suddenly in December 2010. His name Is Bernard Alfred John Russell and was son of Bernard Russell and Kathleen Russell nee Hyner. I am fairly confident that our family trees may be linked as my Grandfather was born in Upwell. I would appreciate any info that you may have, regards Lesley. P.S excellent site!

 

Name: Susan Kitchen <kitchensusan@btinternet.com>
Date: 2011-01-30
Where are you from? Essex
How did you find my website? wandering about
Comments:
It was through this site that i was contacted by a Mr W P Smith who wrote a book called Outwell in a Nutshell. Very interesting. I would like to get in contact with him again as i have one or two questions for him. Unfortunately he hasn't put any kind of contact details in the book. Unfortunately i don't have his e-mail address from the last time he contacted me.So if anyone can help i'll be very greatful.
Susan

 

Name: philip scott <philscott56@googlemail.com>
Date: 2011-01-24
Where are you from? sheffield uk
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
I too are related to the Scott family from welney southery hilgay and ten mile bank.Thomas and Mary 1821 are my g g g grandparents.
 

Name: Sharyn Guthrie <sharyng@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2011-01-21
Where are you from? New Plymouth, New Zealand
How did you find my website? Found an old Rootsweb query and googled your name when the email failed.
Comments:
Hi Ann
My husband's family also has Roulston in it and I would be keen to hear if you have a Margaret or Catherine Roulston your tree? Catherine is my husband's grandmother, born about 1860 in Strabane perhaps illegitimately to Margaret, father ? James McCassey.
Sharyn

 

Name: Jim Lavender <jdl11137@msn.com>
Date: 2011-01-16
Where are you from? New Jersey
How did you find my website? lookin g up Scott Lavender
Comments:
Hi starting my quest , to find my heritage fathers name Wilson P. Lavender grand father Pierce lavender hometown Amherst Va.
 

Name: Sue Armfield <fendragonbarns@aol.co.uk>
Date: 2011-01-09
Where are you from? Tipps End
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
This is a lovely website
 

Name: Bill Walker <billwalkeruk@btinternet.com>
Date: 2010-12-23
Where are you from? Murton, Co. Durham, England.
How did you find my website? via 'Bing'
Comments:
Hello! Why am I here?
My Dad sailed to Australia on the 'Geelong' and, in preparing a file to send to a relative I came across picture of this vessel and also picture with note of "Rudder post broke just out of Bay of Biscay, March 30th 1913.
I , on spur of moment, logged on and typed in 'Geelong'
and up came you website.

Festive Season Greetings to you!

Bill

 

Name: stan seymour <stanseymour@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-12-08
Where are you from? Brisbane Australia
How did you find my website? Via Cams Gene website
URL of your Family History related website nil
Comments:
Nice work---
I am related to the Palmers and Taylors who lived within 15 miles (approx) of ELY in the early 1800s..--- My GGF left the 100ft bank in 1853 (with bride Ann Taylor) and settled in Ipswich QLD.
IF !!!!! you have info on hand which will expand my knowledge of my forebears I would love to see it..

CONVERSELY IF I can help trace your 42nd cousins in OZ... Let me know...


 

Name: Anthony Briggs <Anthonyandpaula@btopenworld.com>
Date: 2010-12-07
Where are you from? Halifax England
How did you find my website? Through your tribute to Carole Palmer
Comments:
Carole was my brother Mike's partner.
 

Name: BILL CARTER <BILLANDTHELMA@TALKtalk.net>
Date: 2010-11-21
Where are you from? MARCH, CAMBS
How did you find my website? ROOTSWEB
Comments:
1942 HMS DUKE, HMS MEDINA, HMS VINCENT, RAF MELKSHAM
1943 HMS HERON, HMS STALKER, HMS WAXWING
1944 HMS QUEEN
1945 HMS QUEEN
1946 HMS WAXWING

 

Name: cindy burwell anderson <cindyandersonhi@yahoo.ca>
Date: 2010-11-16
Where are you from? south river ont.
How did you find my website? face book
Comments:
My Dad's was Walter Burwell,born in 1929,He was a water well driller from Courtland Ont.His Father my "grandpa"Pete Burwell owned & operated a sawmill from a small village called Eden Ont.
 

Name: Valerie Cooper <valcooper@sky.com>
Date: 2010-11-14
Where are you from? Rossendale Lancashire
How did you find my website? Looking for Palmer family history
URL of your Family History related website http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/22310305/family/pedigree
Comments:
Hi have just begun researching our family history with my mother Peggy Palmer. Her Great Grandfather was the Stephen Palmer in the 48th regiment and his Portuguese wife Maria. Your information has been a great source of pleasure and enjoyment for my mother. Thank you.
 

Name: Sue <suecol52@westnet.com.au>
Date: 2010-11-02
Where are you from? originally Tasmania, but Western Australia now
How did you find my website? looking at the Welney page
Comments:
My GG grandfather was born in Welney in 1812. John Cocker was court martialled & convicted of deserting the British army which was in Canada for the rebellion in 1838. He was transported to Van Diemens Land. His older sister Sarah Cocker was married Mr Summers & a younger sister Bridget was marriad to William Lee.
 

Name: john smith <jms1947@talktalk.net>
Date: 2010-10-12
Where are you from? london
Comments:
my dad served hms copra 1,9,43 to30;6,46
 

Name: Carla <powerfulph@yahoo.com>
Date: 2010-10-01
Where are you from? Cambridge
How did you find my website? search ingine
Comments:
I am Palmer tooo
 

Name: Susan Lowe <susan@slowe9.wanadoo.co.uk>
Date: 2010-09-26
Where are you from? Upwell
How did you find my website? Google search
Comments:
I am trying to find information about a building that used to stand in Three Holes (locally referred to as 'The Tabernacle')located opposite the current Red Hart Inn.
 

Name: richard russell <rrussell789@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-09-20
Where are you from? norfolk
How did you find my website? tracing family roots
URL of your Family History related website none
Comments:
My grandmother was nee Scott who had a brother in the Wisbeach area who was I believe Harry Scott and was involved in chapels and was a fruit farmer in the area
 

Name: Stephanie Carty <cartystephanie@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-09-12
Where are you from? Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
How did you find my website? Trying to find some information about Inglethorpe Manor
Comments:
I have been trying to find information and photographs about Inglethorpe Manor as my uncle was evacuated to this house during the second world war. My uncle emigrated to Australia 40 years ago and has tried unsuccessfully to find the house for many years. During a recent visit we managed to find the house and it was just as he had remembered - he managed to describe so many attributes of the house and grounds. I would love to be able to find some photographs of the house to send to him.
 

Name: Sylvia Redhead <redhead.sylvia@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2010-09-11
Where are you from? Cullercoats Tyne & Wear
How did you find my website? Inputting Turner of Upwell
Comments:
Mary Turner b. Upwell gave birth to Barnabas in Wisbech Wrkhse 1841 and then married Charles Cable, a tinsmith of Hingham, Norfolk. They then came to Newcastle upon Tyne and her sons became successful as Tinsmiths with their own businesses. Mary Turner's elder brother, Barny, married in Spalding Lincolnshire Elizabeth Andrew and then emigrated to NSW. He tragically died aged 94 in his son's dairy when the house burned down. Barnabas Turner's daughter, Eliza, was my father's mother.
I wondered whether you had these names in your tree and whether you know the Turners of Upwell.

 

Name: Vanessa <vblue55@gmail.com>
Date: 2010-08-22
Where are you from? surrey
How did you find my website? look up Palmer
Comments:
I am researching into the family and I am trying to find an Arthur Palmer born probably between 1920 - 1927. He worked for Margaret Leighton(Actress) and Max Reindhardt (Author) when they lived in Surrey. If you have any information that may help could you please e.mail . Thank You Vanessa
 

Name: elayne brown <tepotisdaxi@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-08-13
Where are you from? ilkeston derbyshire / turner family from upwell !
How did you find my website? researching upwell and the turner family
Comments:
thankyou for posting this site was lovely but extremely sad to see the distruction . please reply , i would love to know if there are any further turner links that i can view .
 

Name: Vanessa <vblue55@gmail.com>
Date: 2010-08-13
Where are you from? Surrey
How did you find my website? work
Comments:
Do you know an Arthur Palmer and Muriel Gros who used to work for Margaret Leighton the Actress and her Husband Max Reindhart, they lived at "Send Barns" in Send Woking, Surrey. in 1949 I believe he was their Estate Manager and a Muriel Gros may have been the Housekeeper.

Many Thanks

Vanessa

 

Name: john ''BARRIE'' Hiam <linbaz1@bigpond.com>
Date: 2010-08-06
Where are you from? now in australia,born in Outwell
How did you find my website? looking for lost relatives.eg Thomas Hiam
Comments:
My father was born in Christchurch in 1910,(John hiam] known as Jack, his brother Wilfred lived in Christchurch with his wife Beatrice(nee Chamberlain)& their son Trevor.
My grandparents John & Emma Hiam lived in what was originally the builders cottage when the church of england church was being built across the road. I remember as a small child,visiting my grandmother in the little green cottage opposite the church.(cottage now in ruin).
I started off searching for details about my great,great grandfather Thomas Hiam,born abt 1814 in Manea,when i came upon your website (very interesting) I haven't been able to find out much about Thomas Hiam or his parents,but it seems he died at the workhouse in Wisbech.
Thank you.
Barrie Hiam

 

Name: Deirdre McDowell <deirdre@mcdowells.free-online.co.uk>
Date: 2010-08-04
Where are you from? Derbyshire
How did you find my website? Spoken with new owner of the chapel
Comments:
I have just visited the chapel with a friend who was looking for her grandfather's grave, name of Welfar. She was saddened to see and hear about the 'change of use' of the chapel. The new owner explained it's recent history.
 

Name: linda saunders <linsaunders1508@googlemail.com>
Date: 2010-08-04
Where are you from? benfleet essex
How did you find my website? i typed in the name of my great great grandfather
Comments:
my grandmother was ryfealer and marthas granddaughter .her name was doris gwendoline palmer she was the daughter of ryfealer da silva palmer and annie hazel.she had two sisters violet and daisy and three brothers leonard stanley and fred.
 

Name: Tony Russell <csaeagle@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-08-04
Where are you from? Cambridge
How did you find my website? googled
Comments:
I'm related to George & Bridget Russell from Ireland, like you, I'd love to know where they came from. If you do find out please let me know.
 

Name: alan <stanley>
Date: 2010-08-01
Where are you from? Norfolk
How did you find my website? by typing hms duke
Comments:
my father inlaw was at hms duke 5/5/1942 his name was Patrick McGarry from Northern Ireland
alan.stanleywr@btopenworld.com

 

Name: Julia Grist <Banquebop@aol.com>
Date: 2010-07-31
Where are you from? West Sussex
How did you find my website? Search Engine
Comments:
Hello Ann, I was just looking up the ship HMS Duke because I just found an old piece of paper on which my dad has written all the names of the Ships he was on during WW2. Unfortunately my dad is no longer alive so I cannot ask him anything. When I saw your picture I looked to see if he was on it but the faces are a bit too small to see properly but the only one that looks as if it could be him is in the back row 2nd from left which strangely enough I believe is right next to your own father!! If your father is still alive would he know who he stood next to? My father was Harold James Boxall known as Jimmy or Jim. If you can tell me anything I would be so grateful. Thank you.
 

Name: Mandy Twitchen <mandy_twitchen@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2010-07-27
Where are you from? Uxbridge
How did you find my website? Searched for Vivien
Comments:
Hello, just wanted to say how much I enjoyed your pages regarding Vivien, especially the photograph of the 1937 firemen. My Great Uncle is in that photo, Charles Walter Leftley so was lovely to see. I have an old photograph of him standing next to Vivien if you are interested in seeing it. Regards Mandy PS I have Scott's in my family history too, from Wisbech wondered if you have any links to Wisbech with your Scott's, Charles Walter Leftley's mother's maiden name was Scott?
 

Name: julie hazell <hazelljulie@aol.com>
Date: 2010-07-27
Where are you from? winchester
How did you find my website? sent family tree info by relative
Comments:
philip michael palmer is a second cousin to my father ernest hazell whose grandfather was frederick hazell. very interesting pages amazed at the amount of research and effort that has gone into it. thank you
 

Name: David Western <davan.virgin.net@virgin.net>
Date: 2010-07-14
Where are you from? Elm
How did you find my website? Search for Wisbech Standard while site was down
Comments:
Nice site
 

Name: Alex Craig <propsnz@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2010-07-08
Where are you from? Auckland NZ
How did you find my website? Google search for Weatherston
Comments:
I'm researching the family line of Isabella Weatherston (b 1805 Ednam, d 1902 Coldingham), who married James Denham in 1829. Isabell was the daughter of Lujke Weatherston and Margaret Smith
 

Name: jane hodson <pajanara@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2010-07-07
How did you find my website? looking at st peters for a burial list
URL of your Family History related website hodson
Comments:
Our visit to Norfolk looking for surname Hodson took us to Upwell. We can trace the family back to 1696 but are struggling to achieve further results (Thomas Hodson married MARY holmes 1711). Found only one Hodson in graveyard, fortunately headstone was intact and legible.
Yes in bad condition. We need graveyard plan any thouights.

Jane

 

Name: Mrs Veronica P Liquorish <vpl47@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2010-06-24
Where are you from? Leicestershire
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
My 2 x Great Grandfather Isaac Cross (b)1828 in Scarning, Norfolk was a Sexton at Christ Church in 1896 and died in 1900. He was a Master Tailor and also a Butcher.

I would love to know whether he is buried in Christ Church, before I travel over.

Are you able to tell me whether or not transcriptions have yet been done?

I look forward to hearing from you,

Veronica

 

Name: Nick Foreman <nick__foreman@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-06-22
Where are you from? King's Lynn, Norfolk
How did you find my website? your link
Comments:
Wow Ann! You have been really busy. I had no idea you had done so much research over such a long period.
Keep up the good work, and well done on finding the newspaper article!

 

Name: Steven Palmer <snare_chops@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-06-22
Where are you from? Minneapolis, MN
How did you find my website? surfing
URL of your Family History related website None
Comments:
Just looking around...
 

Name: j holborn < my privacy stops me from saying>
Date: 2010-06-18
Where are you from? yorkshire
How did you find my website? roots chat
URL of your Family History related website g/reunited + roots/chat
Comments:
i think they have a cheek but how can you stop people doing this if you put it on public display. It all boils down to respect for others and their feelings. iam sorry you have had a bad experience to spoil such a well thought out website
 

Name: linda coventry <l.coventry@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2010-06-18
Where are you from? hertfordshire
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
I found your website after googling 'HMS Duke, Malvern' while trying to find out more about the Fleet Air Arm. My aunt had just sent me some photos of my late father including the same photo you have on this site! Was quite amazed to find it! He is on the middle row, 6th from the left.
 

Name: John Forth <johnforth@shaw.ca>
Date: 2010-06-10
Where are you from? Nanaimo B.C. Canada
How did you find my website? my son told me about it, his name is John Forth also
Comments:
I have no idea where my family came from. I know my parents were each from Ontario and connected with the Anglican church there
 

Name: Carol J. Markillie <cjmarkillie@gmail.com>
Date: 2010-05-02
Where are you from? Port Angeles, Washington, USA
How did you find my website? Your posting on ENG-CAMs Extracts
URL of your Family History related website None Yet
Comments:
Dear Ann: Thanks so much for your steady focus on bringing
researched items to the U.K. mailing lists. In this recent
posting I found the names of my family connections: Markillie, Hanslip, Savage, Crabb, Mrs. W. Lepla, Goodger, Gathercole, Fouverge, Doncaster, Fulcher, Ward, Watts, Bodger, Parren, Pack, Disborough, Fountain, Howard,
Tigerdine, Chapman, Aveling, Freear, Anker, and Jarvis so
you can imagine how pleased I was.
Many thanks for your continued contributions - received with delight here in Washington State.
Best wishes - Carol

 

Name: Marjorie Alcock Keller <kellersndcrk@aol.com>
Date: 2010-04-30
Where are you from? Michigan, USA
How did you find my website? info came via an e-mail from a Wisbech site
Comments:
I am researching William Alcock who married Harriet Clements
in or near Wisbech June 20,1856. A daughter was born there in July 1857 and they arrived in the US in 1858. I thank you for putting your work online and am hoping that eventually the info on my great-grandparents will be found.

 

Name: Pilar Desilva <pdsilva04@yahoo.com>
Date: 2010-04-26
Where are you from? Washington,California,Mexico
How did you find my website? Facebook
Comments:
Just wanted to check to see if and how we might be related. My grandfather came from Mexico and married Sally Murphy in Huntington Beach California. They had 6 kids together. The older child Micheal dies at age for of cancer. The rest of the kids are Antonia,Christopher,Vanessa,Colleen and Andrew all born in California from 1954-1970. Still have other family members in Mexico City.
 

Name: Robert Dempster <robdemo@optusnet.com.au>
Date: 2010-04-26
Where are you from? Adelaide South Australia
How did you find my website? Browsing HMS Duke
Comments:
My grandfather Robert Dempster served on the duke December 9th 1941 to January 12th 1942
 

Name: Peter Tovell <peter@tovell.com>
Date: 2010-04-24
Where are you from? Norwich
URL of your Family History related website www.tovell.com
Comments:
I have several colour photographs of Beaupre Hall taken in the early Sixties (before it was blown up). Peter T
 

Name: Isobel Greenwood <the-greenwoods@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2010-04-13
Where are you from? New Zealand
How did you find my website? sister-in-law
Comments:
I am the great grandaughter of Joseph and Margaret McClean of Skea,Northern Ireland. My grandfather John McClean came out to New Zealand in 1865. I know names of his brothers and half brothers. Would love to know more. Am going to Ireland in July.
 

Name: R E Barsby <r.barsby@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2010-04-05
Where are you from? Derby england
Comments:
John Miller Barsby is my G/G/GRANDFATHER.I am seeking a photo of John M Barsby his son if poss. I hate to be short but i have Asbestotis so don,t have long ,Robert
 

Name: Rebecca SCOTT Crane <dbcfam@bellsouth.net>
Date: 2010-03-18
Where are you from? Laurel, MS
How did you find my website? on thr internet
Comments:
I found the names of Ruth and Rebecca Scott on your site.
My older sister is name Ruth, I have been tracing my family tree for many years, and woould like to know if maybe this might be????? Thanks

 

Name: Catherine Brown nee Cawthorn <stephen.v.brown@gmail.com>
Date: 2010-03-15
Where are you from? leyburn north yorkshire
How did you find my website? just typed in cawthorn
Comments:
very interesting i can only go back to my fathers family who i believe were from Gateshead but there was some connection with Derby but not sure what.
 

Name: Shirley Brooke <sfbrooke329@aol.com>
Date: 2010-03-10
Where are you from? Born in New York, raised in Pennsylvania
How did you find my website? Rootsweb Newsletter
Comments:
I keep thinking I can't put it on until I'm sure it's more accurate than it is right now. My Capt. John Scott was born in Scotland, was a soldier & died in America. His father Sir John was born in Ancrum & the oldest Scott in that line is Uchtredius Filius Scoti, born to a Scotsman before 1100. My favorite ancestor is Katherine de Roet, my 20th great grandmother. Long before I started genealogy I read a fictional book about a real person & ended up admiring her so much I still have the book. She was Katherine who married John of Gaunt.
 

Name: Edward Carron <roncar1622@att.net>
Date: 2010-03-10
Where are you from? St. Peters, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA
How did you find my website? Rootsweb Newsletter
URL of your Family History related website Carron/Boyer/Thompson/Palmer Family Tree
Comments:
My maternal ancestors, Thompsons and Palmers, were from Great Britain. I've followed our Thompson line to 16th century Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. I've traced my Palmer line to the 12th century Gloustershire, England. Sourcing has been a problem, however.
 

Name: Edward Carron <roncar1622@att.net>
Date: 2010-03-10
Where are you from? St. Peters, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA
How did you find my website? Rootsweb Newsletter
URL of your Family History related website Carron/Boyer/Thompson/Palmer Family Tree
Comments:
Great site! The destruction of the headstones strikes home to me. My paternal ancestors, Carron/Boyer, were early settlers of Bloomsdale, Jackson Township, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, USA. They were devout Catholics buried in a church's cemetery. More room was needed for a fellowship hall! The remains and headstones were bulldozed into a mass "grave." A lawsuit was begun by families and the St. Louis Archdiocese erected a granite memorial in the cemetery listing names and dates of all of the ancestors whose headstones and remains were so heartlessly treated. I have a picture of the memorial if you would be interested in seeing it.
 

Name: michael + clare palmer-asplin <palmer-asplin@btconnect.com>
Date: 2010-02-22
Where are you from? cambrigdgeshire
Comments:
Quite a while a go a lady contacted us regarding our link with the Palmers of burwell + soham "henry I think" is our connection can anyone shed any light to show us where we fit in the family tree. Thanks



 

Name: Michelle Davidson <michelle.mcphail70@blueyonder.co.uk>
Date: 2010-02-22
Where are you from? Newcastle
How did you find my website? google images
Comments:
My grandad Peter James McPhail was on the HMS Duke from 8th June 1942 to 16th July 1942, Malvern, Worcestershire
He was an Air Mechanic who was given on the 8th June 1945 WSI over three years granted 1st class good conduct medal.
My dad has given me a list of all the ships he was on and i am looking for information myself to pass back to him. I found this photo on google images but can't make out the faces to see if he is there. You can send me the photo but you might know other names yourself.
Would be great if he was in this photo!
Thanks
Michelle

 

Name: Linda Beckett <lindab141@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2010-02-14
Where are you from? Wisbech
Comments:
Thanks Ann, filled in a lot of blanks
 

Name: Michael Rolfe JOHNSTON <mike@jmlauckland.co.nz>
Date: 2010-02-10
Where are you from? katikati
Comments:
Noble Johnston who came to KatiKati in 1875 is my great great grandfather. My father was Ian Noble Johnston (1916 - 1991)
 

Name: William Smith <steamatic@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2010-02-09
Where are you from? Outwell
How did you find my website? You told me about it
Comments:
Seems to be progressing nicely.
Wouldn't mind a few old pictures for my shows.
Scrounge scrounge Etc

 

Name: Eileen Newman <eileen.newman@sky.com>
Date: 2010-02-07
Where are you from? Somerset
How did you find my website? searching unusual family name
Comments:
Hi These people were I assume Gr-gr grandparents I am one of the Lancashire Crew my Grandparents were William Bailey and Brenda Legg My Mother thier eldest child I can fill in some of the info for them if you are interested, I aslo grew up with story of the great Who came over from Portugal

Regards

Eileen Newman

 

Name: Rob Elliott <relliott@mcmedia.com.au>
Date: 2010-02-03
Where are you from? Victoria, Australia
How did you find my website? Google search for Weatherston
Comments:
My grandmother was a Weatherston - migrated to Melbourne, Australia, leaving Scotland on 29th January 1923 - her birthday - with her husband (James Young)and 2 daughters, the younger of the 2 being my mother.
 

Name: Martin W King <gnik50@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-01-10
Where are you from? My family originates from Cambridgeshire. Now living in Suffolk
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
I am still looking for a public house called The Golden Lion in or around Doddington in the 1901 census, could this be the same public house that is at Stonea???

Thanks

 

Name: Bethel Barton <pebbet@bigpond.com>
Date: 2010-01-01
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Your e-mail to me
Comments:
Very interesting Ann, well done with your sluething
 

Name: Sadie <sadie@furey.plus.com>
Date: 2010-01-01
Where are you from? Kidderminster
How did you find my website? link on Zolanta
Comments:
Facinating story, I can't wait to hear more.
 

Name: William P Smith <steamatic@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2010-01-01
Where are you from? Outwell
How did you find my website? you
Comments:
Seems reasonable to me young lady.
I have a colour photograph showing the tram at Blands trees (Named after Squire Bland)shout if you would like a copy.
Also sent a picture of the Beaupre Hall Gatehouse to one of your guests.

 

Name: Nigel Hainsworth <nigill35@aol.com>
Date: 2009-11-26
Where are you from? Scunthorpe, N. Lincs.
How did you find my website? Researching my Cawthorne ancestry
URL of your Family History related website Ancestry.co
Comments:
Very good site. The general consensus is that the Cawthorne family originally came from Yorkshire settling in Fenland ?? My grandmother, Ivy Cawthorne lived all her life in Yorkshire as her father Walter Cawthorne moved from Terrington St. Clements, Norfolk c1880. Walter was one of the many siblings of William Cawthorne (1835-1905) born Tilney cum Islington. Williams parents were John Cawthorne (c1792-1847), b. Norfolk,(1841 Census) who married Elizabeth Creed, Tilney St. Lawrence, 1829.
I have traced my Creed ancestors, (Brisley, Norfolk) back to the 17c, but cannot find anything on John Cawthorne's ancestors.
Have you anything that can help? I can send my tree through by e-mail if it helps.

Best Regards,

Nigel

 

Name: john and andrea norman <john6.norman@tiscale.co.uk>
Date: 2009-11-21
Where are you from? wisbech
How did you find my website? told about it after ameal in the duncow
Comments:
andreas gradma was ne turner and was born in the old cottage in green lane at the back of the dun cow in she was born in 1898 ada turner
 

Name: Nicola <seathreepeeo@sky.com>
Date: 2009-11-17
Where are you from? Maidenhead Berkshire
How did you find my website? Through Roots Chat
Comments:
Hi

I read with interest about the levelling of Upwell Baptist Cemetery in Norfolk. Particularly the part about the cemetery containing a WWII grave. Both my mother and sister work for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. They helped me out by investigating what happened to the 3 war dead buried at Upwell.

I can now inform you that all casualties were exhumed and moved at the end of last year, however the records have not been updated to show this. I suspect they will be now.

Of course that doesn't make up for what was done to the final resting place of hundreds of people. I understand that there must be progress, but couldn't the stones be saved or at the very least the inscriptions transcribed so their descendants at least have something left.

 

Name: Sybil Tabbitt was Hill <stabbit@btinternet.com>
Date: 2009-11-13
Where are you from? March in Cambridgeshire
How did you find my website? ..browsing...
Comments:
I went to Hereward school from 63 to 67 but was in a B class.
 

Name: Mr E R Beeston <roybeeston@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2009-11-01
Where are you from? Outwell Norfolk England( Nr Christchurch)
How did you find my website? Browsing through local history
URL of your Family History related website My Father & Mother went to Christchurch school
Comments:
I have heard my Father talk about the Cawthorn family and my mother briefly worked for one of them as a girl
 

Name: allan maurer <allanmaurer2007@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2009-10-27
Where are you from? portsmouth
How did you find my website? looking for rudge info
Comments:
Hi
Nice to see a ORIGINAL picture of the Rudge Whitworth sociable I own the same type of machine and often display at the steam fair and other shows.kind regards Allan Maurer.

 

Name: Jacqueline Bradley-Gallagher <jacquiebg@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-10-16
Where are you from? Lancashire
How did you find my website? The Welney Website
Comments:
Thank you for publishing such fascinating information. My family and I have recently (Sept, 09) moved to Flint House Barn at Lotts Bridge,which we are renovating, so I was researching the area and was delighted to stumble across your family history website. If there is anything I can help you with, please ask (though being new to the area I doubt it!) Good luck as you continue your journey, regards Jacquie




 

Name: Terry Rowan <summitdps@me.com>
Date: 2009-10-10
Comments:
Hi all Palmers, daSilva-Palmers and Parker-Palmers,
It is with sadness that i inform everyone that Irene Elizebeth daughter of Muriel Francis Parker-Palmer and Arthur L. Still, died on the 15th of June 2009 in her 92nd year 6 weeks after she fell and broke her hip,
I am sorry for the delay in informing you all,but i miss Mum who has left a great void in my life

 

Name: Paris McLaughlin <parismclaughlin@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-10-02
Where are you from? New Zealand
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
HI, just sent you an email re: Archie Haylett. If you don't get it, please feel free to email me,
Thanks
Paris

 

Name: Don Harrison <pikers@gmail.com>
Date: 2009-09-26
Where are you from? Burwell
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
I am the webmaster of St Marys Church website which is at
www.stmarysburwell.org.uk

The Parish Council is http://www.burwellparishcouncil.gov.uk/

Our Newspaper is http://www.burwellparishcouncil.gov.uk/

Regards Don

 

Name: Alan G Casburn <casburnfamhist@btinternet.com>
Date: 2009-09-22
Where are you from? Born in London. Living in Norfolk
How did you find my website? Searching the Web
Comments:
Member of the C,F,H,S.
 

Name: S. Milne <rsmilne@gmail.com>
Date: 2009-09-19
Where are you from? Thessalon, Ontario, Canada
How did you find my website? browsing
URL of your Family History related website ancestry.ca
Comments:
My husband's mother's family is Weatherston(e) also, but from Gilmerton,Liberton,Edinburgh County, Scotland. I am having a difficult time finding some of their family but am enjoying the experience totally. It certainly makes life interesting when every generation named their kid "William"!

S.

 

Name: Susan Kitchen <kitchensusan@btinternet.com>
Date: 2009-09-12
Where are you from? Essex
How did you find my website? Browsing
URL of your Family History related website Ancestry.com
Comments:
My family on my fathers side come from Wisbech, Walsoken and surrounding area's.So i will of course pass on to you anything i think will help you. One of my relatives married a Gardener at Beauprae Hall at Outwell and lived in Beauprae Lodge. Do you know if i would be able to get hold of any post-cards of photo's of the Hall. Also is it still standing.?
Regards
Susan.

 

Name: Carol Broughton <cbrougton@cbroughton.karoo.co.uk>
Date: 2009-09-11
Where are you from? East Yorkshire
How did you find my website? Google
URL of your Family History related website N/A
Comments:
Thanks so much for posting these lovely old postcards...I found the site by Googling for images of old Wisbech as my Loades line lived on South Brink and Trafalger Row and the Groom Line lived in North Street and later on Victoria Road...Keep up the good work so that people like me can get a glimpse of our ancestors' past.
Kind Regards ~ Carol

 

Name: Janet Johnson <janet-johnson@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2009-09-01
Where are you from? Hythe, Kent
How did you find my website? doing research on life of D L Sayers
Comments:
I ws most impressed by your website. In addition to my research on DLS I have been involved in Family and Community History research, and found your work most interesting.
 

Name: andrew cawthorn <andy.cawthorn@goglemail.com>
Date: 2009-08-25
Where are you from? born in wisbech, now living in hampshire
How did you find my website? typed in my name
Comments:
a very interesting site, my dads family come from holbeach and long sutton.
 

Name: Grant John <tgjohn@yahoo.com>
Date: 2009-08-24
Where are you from? Austin, TX
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
I was looking for info on Tweed Hill near Hutton because my great grandmother worked there as a housemaid in 1860. I was delighted to discover some info and a photo on this site. Thank you.
 

Name: paul howling <paulewla@gmail.com>
Date: 2009-08-20
Where are you from? wormegay
How did you find my website? threshing in norfolk
Comments:
my great grandfather had several tackles my father had a field marshel with his.
 

Name: thomas duffin <castlemire@gmail.com>
Date: 2009-08-16
Where are you from? dublin ireland
Comments:
hi.
 

Name: Marilyn Gowler <mgow21@aol.com>
Date: 2009-08-03
Where are you from? London
How did you find my website? browsing Gowler name
Comments:
Hi nice site. I am tracing my family from Cambridge, the GOWLERS. Robert Gowler my grandfather married Mary Ann Kelly, if you have anything that can help please get in touch.

thanks Marilyn Gowler

 

Name: john l elves <jelves@shaw.ca>
Date: 2009-08-03
Where are you from? victoria b c canada
How did you find my website? google berry in ely u k
Comments:
thanks for your site great work researching samuel berry and charles hugh wool berry am a direct relation to them
 

Name: scott palmer <scpal9>
Date: 2009-07-31
Where are you from? usa, wisconsin
How did you find my website? facebook
Comments:
just looking to see if you had ant history of walter palmer.
 

Name: Alex Craig <propsnz@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2009-07-27
Where are you from? New Zealand
How did you find my website? searching google for weatherston/e
Comments:
Hi, I am new at ancestry research, and find sites like your very helpful in keeping me excited about searching out information, thanks
 

Name: Desmond Morris <desmondmmorris@btinternet.com>
Date: 2009-07-22
Where are you from? Peterborough
How did you find my website? By Accident looking for Honey Farm Stonea
Comments:
Very interesting website. My great grandfather Marshall
Morris must have bought Honey Farm from John Scott in the
middle to late 1890's and my family farmed there until 1962.
We have a death card in the family for Fred Scott and the
details are exactly the same as you have on this site.

 

Name: keith palmer <keithpalmer1@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2009-07-21
Where are you from? guildford
How did you find my website? on the net
Comments:
there is lots of palmers in uk ive been looking for my palmer tree as its so confuseing. eny help would be grateful. my full name is keith james palmer born 1965/08/29 my farther name kenneth douglas palmer born 1938/02/18. pls eny help would be nice as id love to know were my roots came from.
 

Name: Clyde Cauthen (Cawthorne) <ccauthen@tampabay.rr.com>
Date: 2009-07-13
Where are you from? Pinellas Park, Florida, 33782
How did you find my website? surfing
Comments:
Hi . . . I've traced my linage back to Thomas Cawthorne,1529, in England.
Wondering if we're cousins?
ccauthen@tampabay.rr.com
Clyde Cauthen

 

Name: Clive Page <numerouno1@btinternet.com>
Date: 2009-07-10
Where are you from? Newport Isle of Wight UKI
How did you find my website? Researching Christchurch
Comments:
My fdamily on my mothers side were occupants of the Wheatschief pub and also my great grandfather was also a Master Blacksmith and I hope to visit Christchurch shortly.
My Grandfather was the Stationmaster of nearby Stonea railway stion from the 1930's until the mid 50's

 

Name: martin kirby <mkirby671@aol.com>
Date: 2009-06-27
Where are you from? north yorkshire
How did you find my website? browsing
Comments:
found your site while looking for any entry for kirby of wisbech
i noted in funeral of bicycle bride a d kirby rep for j w kirby this i think is my aunt and aunt and uncle bill kirby late of 131 lynn road.
as i am last in line now of kirby family i would be pleased if anyone knowing the kirbys of lynn road and upwell
my gt uncles names are on walsoken war memorial
please contact at above e mail

 

Name: john challinor <johnmaschall@iinet.net.au>
Date: 2009-06-26
Where are you from? lancashire nr rawtenstall
How did you find my website? searching reedsholme bldgs re richard taylor b.1829
Comments:
our richard taylor's dau margaret a. taylor married your stephen palmer b.1855.
Have you any more info re my richard taylor - the family were in reed and heald manufacture

I am in Genes Reunited for tree
Look forward to hearing from you
Cheers
John

 

Name: Raja Mariam Raja Kassim <m_raja_kassim@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-06-23
Where are you from? Malaysia
How did you find my website? I was in search of Isle of Ely College where I attended during my 'O' & 'A' Levels years but I ended up at your site.
Comments:
It was a delight to read your site but I was hoping to see some photos of the old college where I attended. During my stay in Wisbech, I lived in North Brink. The lady who owned the home was Mrs. Russ.

I am planning a trip to England next month (July 2009) and I am hopeful to make a trip to Wisbech.

 

Name: annmarie ketteringham <annmariekett@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2009-06-19
Where are you from? wisbech
How did you find my website? tracing ketteringhams
Comments:
having a hard time tracing my family but little bits seam 2 sort of add up 2 yours 1st my great grandad lived at robins row he was known as william ketteringham but cant find him 2nd he always refered 2 a nanny hammond who came down from london/kent area and my great grandad had a step dad who i cant trace either but thanks annmarie
 

Name: Jon Scales <jonscales@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2009-06-15
Where are you from? Stevenage , Hertfordshire England . now in New Zealand .
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
My family comes from Baldock Herts , My great ganddad was Burtrum Scales? Good site , thanks jon
 

Name: ioanna <ioanna.gael@hotmai.com>
Date: 2009-06-14
Where are you from? Grece
How did you find my website? From google
Comments:
I LIKE FRANCE. J ADORE HONFLEUR.
 

Name: Rev Jonathan Walker <miraclefaith@bigpond.com>
Date: 2009-05-30
Where are you from? Melbourne Australia
Comments:
Just popping in to see if you have updated anything?
Thankyou for passing on my email address to Jennifer Dray
I sent her an email to reply to her email, but am waiting for a reply.
Hoping all is well. It's my 50th Birthday this year October 10th
Godbless,

Rev Jonathan Walker. (Sylvia Palmers Oldest Son)

 

Name: david cawthorn <dave36@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-05-28
Where are you from? yorkshire
How did you find my website? computer
Comments:
i am the son ov albert henry cawthorn who was born in hull early 1900s
 

Name: maria townsend <mariatownsend@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2009-05-26
Where are you from? london
How did you find my website? search
Comments:
hello
have been trying to find what happened to Louisa Palmer(who was born Batley) and who married Frank Palmer.They had several children including Harriet Nellie or Nellie Harriet, and a Frank, all born Wisbech. She then married William Taylor. She was my great grandmother. dont know if it is the same Palmer family as yours. just curious to know a bit more about them all.

 

Name: Jim Palmer <jpalmer5@austin.rr.com>
Date: 2009-05-24
Where are you from? Austin Texas
How did you find my website? surfing "Palmers"
URL of your Family History related website na
Comments:
Have you had your DNA checked at Family Tree DNA? There is a "Palmer" group with close to a hundred "Palmers" signed up so far. I have no matches to any Palmers, but do have matches to "Fox" and "Lucas", both from the Gloucestershire area. I can follow my line to a William Palmer who came to America in 1621 on board the "Fortune". Can't get anything further back. However, I would love to get a direct connection to a "Palmer" from England. You should consider having your DNA checked!

Jim

 

Name: Sue Webb <suewfun@googlemail.com>
Date: 2009-05-23
Where are you from? Peterborough
How did you find my website? Known site
URL of your Family History related website Palmer
Comments:
Hi Ann - Great site you have created. I hope to have some more details for you with Lapauldro Palmer side. I will be in touch soon.
Sue

 

Name: Iain <iain.morrison@ieee.org>
Date: 2009-05-21
Where are you from? Townsville, Australia
How did you find my website? Google searching for my ancestors
Comments:
I sent you an email re the Jane Barley - Thomas Cawthorn marriage.
Hopefully it will help us both !!
Thanks for a good website
Iain;

 

Name: Anne Weatherston <anneweatherston@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-05-14
Where are you from? Horncliffe Northumberland
How did you find my website? Via Google
Comments:
We are probably distantly related but unfortunately I have yet to trace fully back beyond mid 1850's and my parents are now dead and with them all memory. I am the last on our side hence I will eventually find time to do a trace back and if I find anything I will keep you in mind. Unfortunately I got lost in Norham churchyard where there are many dead Weatherston's and I haven't quite worked out the relevant members of my direct line.
 

Name: John Ecclestone <jjecclestone@rogers.com>
Date: 2009-05-11
Where are you from? Canada
How did you find my website? Looking for a Laura Palmer, my grd Mum m. George Reed
Comments:
We are getting into the family tree and seemingly biting off too big a chunk, but it all leads somewhere and is great fun.
These Palmers were in the Norwich area. My Mother was a Reed ... Happy trails ... John Ecclestone

 

Name: Christine Cawthorn AKA Kristine Kawthorn <krissi_tj@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-05-09
Where are you from? London, England
How did you find my website? From searching on Facebook
Comments:
Fascinating! I was born Christine Cawthorn 1943 in London. I have a twin brother Peter Thomas Cawthorn and a sister Vivienne Mary Cawthorn. Our father was called Henry Fortesque and had brothers Stan, Harold and Bob. Their father was called Harry and had a sister called Rose from the Edmonton area in North London. By the way have you come across any one called Anna Wright (nee Cawthorn) aged about 35. She is the daughter of my brother and I'd love to find her. Thanks and I really admire all the work you've done.
 

Name: Jimgentracer <Jim@gentracers.co.uk>
Date: 2009-05-06
Where are you from? Llandovery
How did you find my website? you gave it to me on Ebid
URL of your Family History related website http://gentracers.ourtoolbar.com
Comments:
Great research
 

Name: stan seymour <stanseymour@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-05-05
Where are you from? Brisbane australia
How did you find my website? browsing the Fens on web
Comments:
Fascinating.. Seymours were on 100 ft bank abt 1841 probably nth east of Welney. EARLIER HISTORY HAS THEM AT Stretham and later - any where on the Fens.-- Richard born abt 1825 emigrated to Brisbane 1853. Was in business and was Alderman of Ipswich Town in late 1800s He was my ggfther.The family Stretham and 100ft bank was fairly large meaning that I could be related to many families in the area.
Happy to talk to anyone.
Stan

 

Name: louisa maud <garkins1942@btinternet.com>
Date: 2009-05-05
Where are you from? Essex
Comments:
What an interesting story, I can't help you unfortunately but I wish you luck, I wonder if 1911 revealed anything for you the Canadian 1911 might

happy hunting

Louisa Maiud

 

Name: Lawrence E. Beach <lebandlab@comcast.net>
Date: 2009-05-03
Where are you from? Portland Oregon
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
My paternal grandmother was a Palmer and I have traced her Palmer lineage back to 14th century England.
 

Name: VAL FRYER nee BARWICK <valroy.fryer@tesco.net>
Date: 2009-05-01
Where are you from? Wisbech
How did you find my website? can't remember but have been receiving data from you for a while
Comments:
I started researching the family history some years ago, then became too ill to do anything plus looking after my husband with cancer who died 16 mnths ago. Hope to start up again in the winter as gardening is taking all my time at the moment. My family names are HUTSON...BARWICK...OTTERWILL..
 

Name: Rosie Nichols <xpn11@aol.com>
Date: 2009-04-30
Where are you from? Norfolk
How did you find my website? Rootsweb Cambridge List
Comments:
Very interesting Ann. Was in Christchurch the other day- popped into the Dun Cow ( the Lamb and Flag at Welney was fully booked! )

 

Name: Andrew Bridgeman <andrewbridgeman@mailcontact.co.uk>
Date: 2009-04-26
Where are you from? Beaconsfield, England
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
My great grandfather Ebenezer Gorbould was engine driver at Feltwell Pumping Station. I don't know the years. He was born in 1856 and died in 1914.
 

Name: lucy <lucy.russell@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2009-04-25
Where are you from? luton beds
How did you find my website? google surfing
Comments:
searching for the Queens Head public house Ely ancestors there in 1871 census and the Royal Oak in 1864 according to parish records. Found both on your site but seemed o have vanished by modern days
 

Name: Ann McClean (yes we have same name) <mcclean_ann@yahoo.com>
Date: 2009-04-23
Where are you from? Lisburn Northern Ireland
How did you find my website? Goggle
Comments:
Your site is very interesting
 

Name: Pat Williams <ewb.Williams1155@damailbox.com>
Date: 2009-04-19
Where are you from? USA
How did you find my website? Word of mouth
URL of your Family History related website http://www.none.com
Comments:
I liked your site.
 

Name: Pam Cooke (nee Scott) <pamcooke69@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-04-08
Where are you from? Nottingham via Wisbech
How did you find my website? Looking at Scott/Welney
Comments:
My Fathers family seem to have been living all along 100 ft bank in Welney since at least 1800.
At various times between 1841 and 1891 there were Scotts at numbers 13, 19, 39. 42, 47, 55 and 91 100 Ft Bank.
My father was Douglas Scott of Wisbech, and my grandfather was James Scott. His father was Thomas Scott of Upwell. I'm still trying to get my head round the complicated goings on further back than that!
I wonder if we are distantly related? All of the Welney Scotts seem to be.....
If you can help me, or I can be any help to you, please get in touch....
Regards, Pam

 

Name: David Jones <djones46@live.co.uk>
Date: 2009-04-02
Where are you from? Cambridge UK
How did you find my website? Searching for Bleeding Heart Pub
Comments:
I came across this site searching for information on the Bleeding Heart Pub as I believe a distant relative may have been landlord at the time of the 1861 Census His name was William Fordham, He was a son of 3x Great Grandfather; I suppose that makes him a 3x great Uncle.
 

Name: james i ra palmer <jpalmer001@sc.rr.com>
Date: 2009-03-22
Where are you from? born ark. 1959
Comments:
grandfather ira palmer
 

Name: Jeanne Diver Goff <LandJGoff@gmail.com>
Date: 2009-03-13
Where are you from? Arkansas, USA
How did you find my website? Looking for ancestors
Comments:
Who were the first people with the surname Diver to move to Cambridgeshire and where did they come from?
 

Name: Ruth Tucker <ruthatucker@googlemail.com>
Date: 2009-03-11
Where are you from? Buckingham, England
How did you find my website? Google!
URL of your Family History related website Don't have one... yet...
Comments:
My GGG Grandmother was called Hannah Cawthorn Ablitt, born in Tick Fen, nr Ramsey, Hunts in 1819. I haven't yet found a Cawthorn connection. Her parents were William and Elizabeth (nee Southwell). Would love to know if you have come across any of these, perhaps a female Cawthorn married an Ablitt or a Southwell? Best wishes, Ruth.
 

Name: r.hunt <r.hunt12@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2009-03-08
Where are you from? nottingham
How did you find my website? reseaching family tree
Comments:
it seems my family on my fathers side come from burwell
robert hunt sarah hunt daughter mary robert was born about 1817, from what i can gather there was a couple of hunt family's on the high street

 

Name: rachael <m.cotton60@btinternet.com>
Date: 2009-03-06
Where are you from? somerset, england
How did you find my website? tweedhill general search
Comments:
The Digger and Isabella our my great, great, grandparents. James Brown II is my great grandfather. I would love to here from you.
 

Name: Pat Williams <erh.Williams1521@damailbox.com>
Date: 2009-03-05
Where are you from? None
How did you find my website? Words of mouth
URL of your Family History related website http://www.none.com
Comments:
I liked your site.
 

Name: Valerie Da-Silva Grounds Curtiss <valerie.curtiss@yahoo.com>
Date: 2009-03-05
Where are you from? Trout Creek Montana USA (King's Lynn, Hunstanton)
How did you find my website? Looking for stuff on Francisco De-Silva Palmer
Comments:
Just reading through your guest book and I found my niece Carolyn who is my sister's Mary Osler Smith's daughter and also my nephew Brian, son of Paul Osler, Mary and Paul are my half-brother and sister, and our Mum was Queenie Kate Da-Silva Phelps. The entries were not new and I am hoping they will still have the same e-mail addresses, or they come back and see this. Carolyn is in Tenoriffe and Brian in Spokane WA, and I should look him up next time I am in Spokane.

Thanks for this great web site regarding our ancestors, you have done such great work in putting all this together. I am going to write up what I know of Queenie's chidren and try to gather pictures if you are interested, let me know and I will send you what I have when I get it all together.

Thanks again
Valerie Da-Silva Curtiss (nee Grounds

 

Name: David Bates <weatherstone@one-name.org>
Date: 2009-03-04
Where are you from? Surrey
How did you find my website? John Hardman of Canada (via Roostweb M List)
URL of your Family History related website http://www.one-name.org/profiles/weatherstone.html
Comments:
Interesting history of James Digger Brown.
 

Name: elayne <tepotisdaxi@yahoo.com>
Date: 2009-03-03
Where are you from? ascot.
How did you find my website? researching family (turner) from upwell
Comments:
i was horrified to see your pictures there could have been my old relatives too. i know life moves on BUT.... it hurts doesnt it.
i have come to the conclusion that upwell was and is a lovely village place. i'm glad i stopped by your site.

 

Name: keiron earle palmer <keironpalmer@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-03-02
Where are you from? im from miami
How did you find my website? it was pretty cool i liked it
URL of your Family History related website it could be i dont know some of my family things
Comments:
all in all i liked the website i dont know my granddads name i just know he died he got jumped for money under a bridge and he was a lumber jack
 

Name: Jennie <jennierogers@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-03-01
Where are you from? Geelong, Victoria, Australia
How did you find my website? Searching Beaupre Hall
Comments:
Love the picture of Beaupre Hall - my mother's relatives (Newling) farmed it at the beginning of the 20th century.
 

Name: karl taylor <hellspeak1@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2009-02-27
Where are you from? peterborough
How did you find my website? on google
Comments:
hi i lived in christ churc and my uncle richard still does i went to school there and mr hernshaw was my teacher i was abot 6 anyway was researching as i have memorys of a house i lived i near the big field ie playing feild it was next door to the house that sold veg at front and i can definatelyly say that house was haunted i was just wondering if anyone else has mentioned that?
 

Name: Sarah <luv_hugsandkisses@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-02-26
Where are you from? Cheltenham
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
I would like to say that i found this website very useful because it told some history about what went on with the Fen Tigers. i am currently doing a play by Caryl Churchill called Fen and i needed to research it for my portfolio! thankyou for the information you have on here!!
Sarah, Age 18 from cheltenham.

 

Name: Kevin Clingo <kevinclingo@aol.com>
Date: 2009-02-26
Where are you from? born Upwell now live Holt Norfolk
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
Just starting to look into my family history, hence background info on the villages Upwell & Outwell. Parents lived in Outwell when I was born
 

Name: John R Shuter <joval39@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-02-23
Where are you from? Thetford ,Norfolk
How did you find my website? browsing Beaupre hall websites
Comments:
I have just started researching my family tree on my mothers side her maiden name was Bell and have located the name to outwell and upwell, and have always been led to believe there is some family conection with the Beaupre's.When the hall was demolished i belive my father had permission to reclaim some of the old stone for use in our new house at that time. I would be pleased if you could shed any light on this subject or give me some direction of where to look.Thank you.
 

Name: cherry vincent (nee friend) <cherryandjohn41@tesco.net>
Date: 2009-02-22
Where are you from? Norfolk
How did you find my website? Trying to find old photos of Upwell
Comments:
My mother and father lived for a short period of time -possibly around 1945 at an address called 'The back of the Baptist Chapel' Upwell.
Im trying to find pictures of that property, so I can include in my family roots book.
Your photos are the only ones Ive found - thank you,
Im not sure if the attached building on one of the photos is where they actually lived or if there was a separate property.
I was very sad and angry to see the desecration of the graves.Good luch in your search.

 

Name: acharya <secyesw@nic.in>
Date: 2009-02-16
Where are you from? india
How did you find my website? googled it
Comments:
Thank you for the visit. Am interested in graves of Indian soldiers who died in the two wars. Have you come across any and where would a significant number of them be found?
 

Name: acharya <secyesw@nic.in>
Date: 2009-02-16
Where are you from? india
How did you find my website? googled it
Comments:
Thank you for the visit. Am interested in graves of Indian soldiers who died in the two wars. Have you come across any and where would a significant number of them be found?
 

Name: Ann nicholls <annnicholls44@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2009-02-05
Where are you from? bournemouth dorset
How did you find my website? searched beaupre hall outwell on google
Comments:
Formally lived in Beaupre Ave with my parents until moving to bournemouth 1972. Reminising with them today and looking at old photos of remains of beaupre hall at the bottom of beaupre ave and talking about the bungalow which replaced the hall.
 

Name: Russell Wright <jenruss6@optusnet.com.au>
Date: 2009-02-03
Where are you from? Canberra Australia
How did you find my website? looking for St.Leonards Church Leverington
Comments:
My Mother was a Scrimshaw and I have Just traced her family back to George and Bridget Russell
 

Name: Rita Brown,nee Long <Thebrowns1@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2009-02-01
Where are you from? Norwalde Street. March.
How did you find my website? just browsing the web
Comments:
I am trying to get the words to the song we used to sing about the herward school. My sister janet knew the words but she passed away in tunisia two years ago. some one from the hereward must know the words. Mrs Rita Brown.
 

Name: david.f.scott <david.fscott@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2009-01-30
Where are you from? st.peters broadstairs kent uk now formerly essex grandparents from little walsingham norfolk uk
How did you find my website? browsing
Comments:
a well planned site have traced my family back to 1786 little/great walsingham ,little snoring area .
 

Name: Mark ,Debbie Andrews <land-rovers@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2009-01-19
Where are you from? Christchurch,cambs
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
We live at Holmleigh in church road christchurch and want to find out some history of the house and who lived here from the year 1915.
 

Name: Valerie Da-Silva Curtiss (nee Grounds) <valerie.curtiss@yahoo.com>
Date: 2009-01-16
Where are you from? Trout Creek Montana
How did you find my website? Looking for history for Francisco DeSilva Palmer
Comments:
I am the daughter of Queenie Kate DaSilva Parker Palmer, daughter of Mary Parker Palmer - and I do have a Cousin Delys (not sure of her married name) but I think she was the daughter of my uncle I am thinking Douglas - but my memory might be slightly off at this stage of my life. I think they lived near Hilgay. She had a daughter Delphina who married a US serviceman and went somewhere on the EAST COAST of the US many years ago. Note that in our line the spelling has been changed to Da-Silva. We have some of the photos that you have in my daughter's possession, Tracy Stevenson. Would also like to hear from you and loved this site as we had been looking for other Palmers and the history behind it. Vera Beckerton was my aunt, and they lived in King's Lynn in a hotel just up the road from where MARY PALMER who was an invalid in my youth, and died at about the age of 104. Mary Osler was my sister and she lived with Grandma Palmer until she died. Mary married a Leslie Smith of King's Lynn, but they are both dead now. Carolyn Smith was my cousin and lives in Tenarife, and her brother David was killed in a Moped accident at the age of 18.
 

Name: Valerie Venables <valerievenables@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2009-01-14
Where are you from? Moulton, Lincolnshire
How did you find my website? via googling Peninsular War Brides
URL of your Family History related website Sorry, I haven't a website.
Comments:
I came across the story of Maria de Silva when my Australian Great Uncle came to see me in 1993. He had had information about her via Jean Matthews of Peterborough. Uncle Bob was Robert Ketteringham, and it was thought that he was a possible descendant of one of Maria's children. He didn't prove this, and my life has been too busy in the intervening years for me to take up the research. It was a conversation about the Peninsular Wars which made me start googling.
 

Name: Noreen O'Brien (nee Scales) <usandjoe@eircom.net>
Date: 2009-01-13
Where are you from? Dublin, Ireland.
How did you find my website? researching the origin of my family name.
Comments:
The Scales in Ireland seem to be descended from 4 brothers who were given land by the British in County Clare but as yet I have no dates. (am just starting to explore!) My father James Scales had 3 brothers, John, Martin and Leo, and 3 sisters, Bernadette, Mai and Nora. Mai and Nora emigrated to the US when they were teenagers (in the 1920's) and lived and died in Long Island, N.Y. John emigrated to England and died, ironically, in Yorkshire where the original 4 brothers hailed from!
 

Name: Alan Palmer <stampsandsteam@xcelco.on.ca>
Date: 2009-01-13
Where are you from? Sarnia Ontario Canada
How did you find my website? from Brenda in Novi Mi USA
URL of your Family History related website Trible pages Palmer, Potts Hardy & more.
Comments:
Great finding another relation. I was born in Cambridge Uk I see that you came from near March Cambs.I have sent your page to Ann Singleton in Australia so you may here from her she is related through Porter Barnes who married Catherine Sarah Palmer. All for now as I am over whelmed . Thanks Alan.
 

Name: Elizabeth Gair <elizabeth@egair.wanado.co.uk>
Date: 2009-01-11
Where are you from? Amble Northumberland
How did you find my website? rootschat
URL of your Family History related website tidalpages
Comments:
I think you have made a lovely job here and some day hope to do the same

Elizabeth Gair

 

Name: pauline russell <russellpauline@eircom.net>
Date: 2009-01-10
Where are you from? co kerry, ierland.
How did you find my website? looking for info on russells . as my father was left orphaned with 2 brothers about 1925 ..state lost all records he never even
Comments:
didnt know what url ment.
 

Name: Phillip Randall <fileu2@talktalk.net>
Date: 2009-01-09
Where are you from? Tickhill Doncaster South Yorkshire
How did you find my website? Cambs Family History
URL of your Family History related website Doncaster Family History Society
Comments:
I was told by an elderly cousin that my Great Grand Father John Randall had a pub in March late c1800/early 1900,s. The inn was called the jockeys ? He also had a small holding in Cross Drove.
Your information is good unfortunately it doesn't seem to have any record for my searching. P.Randall

 

Name: val penrose (nee scott) <penvaltpg.com.au>
Date: 2009-01-04
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Search Scott history, my father Walter Scott
Comments:
This certainly is time consuming I was looking for Sir walter Scott's sibblings as my anchestors were born in Kelso scotland and follows the Walters and John Scott. My dad rode a horse with Lady Alice in Scotland in world war one and we had relations around Keebles the border country. It has always been rumoured that we a re related to Sir Walter so I have been trying to trace his siblings. I am a senior with very litle time in about ten days I will be starting more study on reflexology (I am a herbalist)if you can help I would appreciate it best wishes Val refer any contact walter scott
 

Name: Douglas Weatherston <DougAndSally@Weatherston.name>
Date: 2009-01-01
Where are you from? Terre Haute, IN
How did you find my website? Browsing Ancestry.com message board
URL of your Family History related website none yet
Comments:
My gggrandfather, George Weatherston, was born 20 Sept 1827 in Swinton, Berwickshire. His father, Thomas, was born in 1802. George had a brother, Luke (B 1825) and a sister, Isabella (B 1830). My branch of the Weatherstons settled in NE Ohio (Jefferson, Ashtabula County) in the 1850s. I'm trying to fill in the gaps in the early Scottish clan. Any help would be appreciated!!
 

Name: terry garner <terryjgarner@btinternet.com>
Date: 2008-12-28
Where are you from? Elmswell Suffolk
How did you find my website? CFHS
Comments:
Hi
I am researching the Garners of Willingham and have had some of them as Publicans. I also had relations as Publicans in Sawston,Fowlmere and Foxton.
Unfortunatley you did not cover those areas
Best regards
terry.

 

Name: Margaret Harris <maggieharris@clear.net.nz>
Date: 2008-12-19
Where are you from? NZ
Comments:
Im my previous signing out I should have mentioned that I am researching the WENLOCK family from Wisbech.
My Grandmother was Minnie WENLOCK b. 1870. GtGt Grandfather was Thomas Shikel Wenlock b 1803. GtGtGt Grandfather John WENLOCK married to Mary BOURN.

 

Name: Margaret Harris <maggieharris@clear.net.nz>
Date: 2008-12-19
Where are you from? NZ
How did you find my website? On end of letter to Wisbech Rootsweb
Comments:
Thanks for all the work you are doing.
 

Name: benita gabriel <benita_gabriel@hotmail.com>
Date: 2008-12-14
Where are you from? Mt. Currie B.C. Canada
How did you find my website? browsing
Comments:
great website..
 

Name: Colin Holmes <ColinAH@Optusnet.com.au>
Date: 2008-12-08
Where are you from? England
How did you find my website? searching re 821 Squadron
Comments:
I am pleased you are tracing your dad's history. My late father, Leslie ('Ginger') Holmes, joined 821 (Ark Royal) as a TAG at the start of the war, having been in the Navy since 1930. I wonder if he appears in any of your photos or you've ever heard his name?
 

Name: patrick russell <pwrusselluk@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2008-12-05
Where are you from? london
How did you find my website? googled "Russells in Ireland"
Comments:
I have just started researching my Irish ancestry. My dad (Walter Joseph Russell 1925 - 1996) was born in Waterford City, Ireland, and his dad, Michael Russell(died 1950) was a professional soldier in he Royal Irish Regiment (c.1890s to 1920). I can only go back a further generation to my Great grandfather called Patrick Russell who was born in Kilmacthomas, Co Waterford. You say that Russell is a common name in Ireland? This is certainly true for Ulster, but the Russells in Waterford are a bit thin on the ground! My Dad always said that if you met another Russell in Waterford, then they were probably a relative! I am also very interested in the Scots link as many Russells apparently came from Scotland to Ulster over the centuries.
I know Cambridgeshire as my son is studying History at Girton College. Best wishes. Patrick

 

Name: Derek Cawthorn <zero_skates2@hotmail.com>
Date: 2008-11-26
Where are you from? Kelowna B.C Canada
How did you find my website? Random Viewing
Comments:
Just trying to look up my family history...Seeing if I am related to anybody out there
 

Name: antony pelling <antony1958@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2008-11-25
Where are you from? england
How did you find my website? searching hms duke.
Comments:
i have just received my farther,s navy report,s andhe first
place was hms duke (blake division ) air machanic, 1942,
i tryed to print your group picture but didnt come out,
i think my father frederick w pelling known as bill.is on the picture i would love to see,if you can email me please
let me know, thank,s antony pelling.

 

Name: Jim Tait <t8s@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2008-11-25
Where are you from? New Zealand
How did you find my website? By Google search
Comments:
Excellent site. Full of fascinating facts and an absolute must for avid readers and history searchers.
I was actually trying to find some facts on an Uncle, Mitchell Welby Tait (I think) was killed at Passiondale.

 

Name: bill carter <billandthelma@talktalk.net>
Date: 2008-11-14
Where are you from? march, cambs
How did you find my website? LOOKING FOR HMS DUKE, GT MALVERN
Comments:
joined hms duke, at may 6, 1942 for 6 weeks training and the moved to hms medina, ryde, iow
 

Name: Geg Atherton <gregory_atherton@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2008-11-12
Where are you from? Wigan, Lancashire
How did you find my website? Surfing, looking for info on 821 Sqdn NAS
Comments:
Hello,

I am so pleased to have found your site. My Father was with 821 Sqdn in North Africa in 1943 his name was Joseph Ignatius Atherton Lt RNVR, he joined the Sqdn from 815 in 1943 and served 'till '44 when he went to 771 Sqdn. He ended the war with Station Flight based at Ronaldsway I.O.M.

He also spent some time based in the Orkenies.

Dad passed away in 1984 from a rare blood disorder leaving my mother Winifred, still alive, and two sons Gregory and Peter.

I would be delighted to hear from you at any time,

Best regards,

Greg Atherton

 

Name: Keith Eeles <k.eeles06@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2008-11-11
Where are you from? Milton Keynes
How did you find my website? Via Google
Comments:
It shed more light on the union of the Eeles and Fillenham famlies
 

Name: jeannie <teafortwo.jeannie@gmail.com>
Date: 2008-11-07
Where are you from? Orginally Va. Live in Ohio
How did you find my website? I was doing family history and put in the name Jesse Scott and found your site.
Comments:
My great great great grandfather was Jesse Scott... birthdate 1796 Burke, N.C. Death: 1849 Ky
Would you have any information on him. Thank you so much. jeannie

 

Name: roslyn crabtree <jerry.crabtree@talktalk.net>
Date: 2008-11-03
Where are you from? Lytham St Annes Lancashire before that Rochdale
How did you find my website? Pure chance!
Comments:
My step grandfather was Fred Palmer he married my grandmother Emma Fielding in 1927. My mother was Emma's daughter Joan Carole Palmers mother Emmie was my Godmother. I was born the same year as Carole and we went to the Girls Grammar school in Rochdale together. Ernest and Emmie lived across the road from us in Rochdale.I remember Pop telling me when I was a little girl about a lady from Portugal as well as stories from when he was on the Somme!Grandma and Pop lived on Ellesmere street in Rochdale just a few doors up from us.I also seem to remember someone being killed in a cycling accident was he called Jonny? I found your website while trying to find out some more about Fred and his first wife.I have researched my mothers family back to the 1700's and my Fathers to the 1600's. I have a brother Roger born in 1952 who has 6 sons and I have Twin Daughters and 5 grandchildren all who are keen to know the family history hence my mammoth task! Roslyn
 

Name: alma hughes nee wilson <phuse15@aol.com>
Date: 2008-11-01
Where are you from? christchurch
How did you find my website? village magazine
URL of your Family History related website no
Comments:
very interesting as i was born here , and have known your family all my life
 

Name: Rosemary Solly <rosemary.solly@fujifilmsericol.com>
Date: 2008-10-29
Where are you from? Broadstairs Kent UK
How did you find my website? I googled 'Palmer amily Tree'
Comments:
Your site looks really interesting - I hope to visit again when I have more time.
My maternal Grandmother was a Palmer, born in Cambridge 1899.

 

Name: David Gawthorn <gawthornd@ozemail.com.au>
Date: 2008-10-26
Where are you from? Melbourne, Australia (born in UK)
How did you find my website? Google
URL of your Family History related website none at this stage
Comments:
Hi fellow C(G)awthorn,

Very interesting research you've done and congratulations and I've bookmarked you so I can come back later.

 

Name: Keith Bowen <keithbowen41@mac.com>
Date: 2008-10-24
Where are you from? Wolverhampton
How did you find my website? Graham Ward told me about it.
URL of your Family History related website http://web.mac.com/keithbowen41/Site/Home.html
Comments:
I read with sadness the fate of your Baptist Church and can identify with it completely. I've set up a website to try and bring together others with relatives who are buried at Bwlchgwynt Baptist Chapel in Cyffig (now Eglwyscummin) a place which is a mile or two south of Whitland in Carmarthenshire.
Just this week the plans for the development of the Chapel and the Vestry have been published and some of us have submitted objections.
The removal of gravestones will have to take place if these plans go ahead and there is no indication that access for relatives to tend to the graves of their loved ones is being planned.
The Carmarthenshire County Council do allow objector(s) to speak at the planning committee stage but we realise that little or no protection is afforded our cause. The developers have bought the leasehold on the cemetery for 999 years. They will need a garden to go with the house and this will involve moving gravestones. We will just have to try or best to challenge them, this may include the discredited "topple test" but at this stage it hasn't been mentioned.
Best wishes
Keith Bowen
PS My gt gt grandparents and their daughter are buried at the Chapel.

 

Name: michael cawthorn <michael-cawhorn@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2008-10-21
Where are you from? rotherham (origially holbeach lincolnshire).
How did you find my website? wrote my surname on search engine
Comments:
I wonder if you know that the origin of the surname cawthorn can also come from "cauld thorn" an old term meaning lambs encosure.
 

Name: Bea Dees <beadees@hotmail.com>
Date: 2008-10-20
Where are you from? Hull, England
How did you find my website? Not sure!
Comments:
I'm interested in the Wooll and Berry families of Upwell area.
 

Name: Don Cawthorn <doncaw@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2008-10-20
Where are you from? Christchurch New Zealand
How did you find my website? browsing
Comments:
Hi , very interesting.My father was John Allen Secord Cawthorn. I think he was a Secord and adopted by the Cawthorn's. I'm trying to find out if he was born here or in the UK. He was wounded in France in WW1..regards....DC
 

Name: Susan Milne <victormilne@fastmail.fm>
Date: 2008-10-07
Where are you from? Southampton
Comments:
Since I visited your website on 28/9/8, I have found out that my mother was the assistant mentioned in the newspaper cutting about Walter Cawthorn's shop - Barbara Cox!
 

Name: Edwyn Brown <fasteddybrown@supanet.com>
Date: 2008-10-06
Where are you from? Island of Islay Argyll
How did you find my website? Looking for info on Wetherstons
Comments:
Yes... any chance of a response????
 

Name: Mary Leppington <maryleppington@shaw.ca>
Date: 2008-10-03
Where are you from? Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Comments:
Don't have an URL but family name was Rolfe from Feltwell.
 

Name: yolanda statham <ystatham@sbcglobal.net>
Date: 2008-10-03
Where are you from? Fresno, California
How did you find my website? I needed a photo of Thomas Clarkson's bust
URL of your Family History related website Not applicable
Comments:
Morton Andrew Edwards, the person whose life I am studying, was the one who carved the marble bust of Clarkson in your museum. Im hoping you'll send me a copy.
 

Name: Alan Shaw <aggie39@bigpond.net,au>
Date: 2008-10-01
Where are you from? Lindisfarne, Tasmania
How did you find my website? Was looking for information on the fens and its history
URL of your Family History related website Do not have one yet
Comments:
I Found your notes on the fens very interesting. As a form of voluntary community service I give presentations on various subjects to groups such a Probus Clubs, Schools for Seniors and University of the Third Age Groups and I am in the process of developing a presentation on the fens.
I was born on the marshes at Iken in Suffolk and later lived at Chediston near Halesworth and Wortham Ling near Diss not far from Redgrave the source of both the Little Ouse and the Waveny. I also attended Bracondale School in Norwich.I came to Tasmania as a twelve year old in 1952, but the stories of the Fens that I heard as a boy have remained with me and now in my retirement I have time to indulge my fascination with the Fens. Many thanks for your contribution.
By the way I know of a couple of Cawthorn families here in Tasmania.

Best wishes

Alan

 

Name: Susan Milne <victormilne@fastmail.fm>
Date: 2008-09-28
Where are you from? Southampton
How did you find my website? Searched on "Cox Euximoor Cambridgeshire"
URL of your Family History related website N/A
Comments:
My mother's maiden name is Cox and she was born in Euximoor. I have only just started to dabble in family history!
 

Name: Esther Atkinson <esther.atkinson@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2008-09-22
Where are you from? Nottingham, England
How did you find my website? google search under title Henry Scales, Baldock
Comments:
You are so lucky to have your grandmother's book with those dates and names!! I've been doing my family tree for a few years now and have just turned by attention to my grandfather's side. My GG Grandfather is called Henry Scales (born Baldock 1831) and his daughter ( my G grandmother) was called Sarah Ann (born 21 Oct 1864 in Baldock). But seem to be drawing a bit og a blank from them on. You never know we might turn out to be related.

Esther

 

Name: Ann McClean <iemcc.ann AT gmail.com>
Date: 2008-09-11
Comments:
Just testing :)
 

Name: Sarah Weatherston Connor <swconnor@comcast.net>
Date: 2008-03-31
Where are you from? Nashua, New Hampshire, US
How did you find my website? searching for 'robert weatherston'
Comments:
I am looking up a little family history. My gt grandmother was Margaret Leslie Weatherston (born supposedly in Sunderland), daughter of Robert Stevenson Weatherston and Mary Forsyth Simpson. In my very brief time researching it I can't seem to find any info on Robert Weatherston. He was a Captain (we believe) and died at sea on 25 April 1890.
 

Name: Maggie Collinson <magscubs@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2008-03-28
Where are you from? Market Rasen Lincolnshire
How did you find my website? from an email sent Wisbeach emails
Comments:
Hello Ann I am trying to trace my mothers family my granmother was Maud Meeds born 1896 in Boston Lincolnshire also my father Joseph Branagan from Dublin Ireland born 1922 any help would be great both families are huge so it can be confusing on the Meeds side as they all seem to have the fsame first name
 

Name: Mike Mulholland <my_kilm@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2008-03-27
Where are you from? March
How did you find my website? Christchurch Parish Council
Comments:
Hello Ann

As webmaster for the now defunct Christchurch Action Team Web Site - Just to say how interesting I found it to be to read your site

Michael

 

Name: Sue Welfare <sue@welfare.fslife.co.uk>
Date: 2008-03-22
Where are you from? Downham Market
How did you find my website? link
Comments:
I'm one of the many 'wrong side of the blanket' Palmers, born to Mervyn (son of Sarah Cook and Francisco) - never the less I feel like a Palmer and am proud of the connection and am planning a trip to Portugal/Spain in the not to distant future to see the places where Stephen Palmer fought and where he met Maria da Silva. So far I've found Elvas but can't find Evera.

I have really enjoyed reading your website - you should be proud of the enormous amount of work you've done. It reads really well and is fascinating.

with thanks and all best wishes,

Sue

 

Name: Sidney Huxford <sidneyhuxford@btinternet.com>
Date: 2008-03-17
Where are you from? Redhill Surrey
How did you find my website? Searching for my training school HMS Duke
Comments:
The picture of HMS Duke in 1942, is when i was at the training school, and im am sitting far left on the first row, pay No FX98955. Sid Huxford
 

Name: STEPHANIE M RIGBY <cusae@optusnet.com.au>
Date: 2008-03-14
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? looking for my uncles grave
Comments:
Thank you.
 

Name: Lesley Speechley <ljb2@iprimus.com.au>
Date: 2008-03-06
Where are you from? Western Australia [ Australia ]
How did you find my website? My Cousin
URL of your Family History related website Palmer/ Speechley
Comments:
Hello,

My cousin said my late grandmother was a Palmer. Her full name Ada Louise Georgina Palmer and she married to Daniel Speechley. They had a daughter Irene Elizabeth Freda Speechley, born 19 May 1897. And Ada and Daniel had twin sons Leslie James and Victor Albert Speechley bn 21 May 1903 in India.

Bye
Lesley

 

Name: Lesley Speechley <ljb2@iprimus.com.au>
Date: 2008-03-06
Where are you from? Western Australia [ Australia ]
How did you find my website? My Cousin
URL of your Family History related website Palmer/ Speechley
Comments:
Hello,

My cousin said my late grandmother was a Palmer. Her full name Ada Louise Georgina Palmer and she married to Daniel Speechley. They had a daughter Irene Elizabeth Freda Speechley, born 19 May 1897. And Ada and Daniel had twin sons Leslie James and Victor Albert Speechley bn 21 May 1903 in India.

Bye
Lesley

 

Name: Clive Page <numerouno1@btinternet.com>
Date: 2008-03-04
Where are you from? Cambridge
How did you find my website? Christchurch website
Comments:
my mother lived in Christchurch and played cricket at the school and her father went on to become the last permanent Station Master at Stonea Railway Station and I spent many a school holiday there in the early 50's Regards Clive Page
 

Name: Marj Krueger <mkrueg@shaw.ca>
Date: 2008-02-29
Where are you from? Sidney, Vancouver Island
How did you find my website? Through genealogy
Comments:
Hello Ann:

Was hoping to hear from you concerning our Berry connection which I was able to make through John Berry (who married Hannah Laurence) who died in 1819 in Upwell.

I have some information I would be willing to share with you and have questions which relate to The Rose and Crown.

Hope all is well with you and your family.

Regards,
Marj

 

Name: Jean Hendy <genie6@blueyonder.co.uk>
Date: 2008-02-28
Where are you from? Duke Street Devonport
How did you find my website? google search
URL of your Family History related website None
Comments:
What a great piece of history. I am piecing together bits about the house I own in Devonport. Wikipidea doesn't seem to have a reference to H.M.S.Duke. Still looking though. Jean
 

Name: Maureen (Reynolds) Plummer <maureenplummer@verizon.net>
Date: 2008-02-17
Where are you from? USA
How did you find my website? Browsing
Comments:
I was @ Hereward from 1955 to 1959.
 

Name: John Daneil Palmer <john.palmer@cvw5.navy.mil>
Date: 2008-02-11
Where are you from? Fort Worth, Texas- U.S.A.
How did you find my website? Looking for the History of the Palmer name
Comments:
I loved your website. I wish I could find more about the migration of the Palmer name to America. But on a differnt note, My wife is Japanese, We are the First Palmer's registered in Japan. If you would like to have the Japanese crest for the Palmer name in Japan I could e-mail it to you. We had it registered about 6 monthes ago. It would be an honor to have it added to your collection of Palmer History!! Please let me know if you would like a copy. Thank You for all of your hard work!! - John Palmer
 

Name: Steve Riley <SteveRileyFamily@hotmail.com>
Date: 2008-02-02
Where are you from? UK & Australia
How did you find my website? Google search
URL of your Family History related website Don't have one as yet
Comments:
I am undertaking a one named study into the Cuttriss family. Spellings include Cuttriss/Cutress/Cuttress/Cutris etc...). I saw a note from Brian Edwards about this on your guest book and would appreciate any help with the Cuttriss/Cuttress family line - you may be able to offer.

Thank you in anticipation,

Steve Riley

 

Name: Dale Shales <blueshadowess@optusnet.com.au>
Date: 2008-01-29
Where are you from? Sydney
Comments:
I am a descendant of Richard Henry McLean B:1792 Scotland. I was hopeing to find some info on the McLeans.
 

Name: Shaun Roberts <shaun@houseofroberts.co.uk>
Date: 2008-01-25
Where are you from? Keighley,West Yorkshire
How did you find my website? Googling Wisbech
Comments:
Hi, I know this is a very morbid subject, but I'm trying to get more information concerning a road accident that happened on July 1st 1974 in which my 18 year old sister lost her life. Her name was Maureen Roberts. If maybe you can find some old newspaper records to show me it would be great!
Thankyou,Shaun Roberts

 

Name: R.SIMPSON <russonline20@hotmail.com>
Date: 2008-01-24
Where are you from? UPWELL
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
very usefull and interesting on the local brewers to my area.
R.Simpson

 

Name: Robert Vincent Cawthorne, Jr. <CNADIAN@aol.com >
Date: 2008-01-22
Where are you from? Colonial Heights, Virginia
How did you find my website? Web search
Comments:

Brother to William G. Cawthorne, Henderson, North Carolina

 

Name: William G. Cawthorne <wgc@vqance.net>
Date: 2008-01-20
Where are you from? USA, Henderson, North Carolina
How did you find my website? MSTS search, Cawthorn History
Comments:
I am the great great grandson of Charles K. Cawthorn born abt. 1828 and died aft 1900, and the grandson of Robert G.
Cawthorne. Charles K. Cawthorn migrated from Queen & King
County, Virgina, USA to North Carolina.

My family has spelled our name Cauthen, Cawthon, Cawthorn.
and Cawthorne. My aunt added to e to our name when she
moved from the farm country into the City. Most of the heirs, spelled their name Cawthorn.

Maybe you have a record of Cawthorn's leaving the UK going
to America.


 

Name: wendy gowler /wendy watson <www.wendygowler@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2008-01-20
Where are you from? march now live marshland st james
How did you find my website? browsing on web
URL of your Family History related website n/a
Comments:
I was at that school from 1966 to1970
 

Name: Raymond Cawthorne <raycawthorne@westnet.com.au>
Date: 2008-01-15
Where are you from? Grenfell NSW Australia 2810
How did you find my website? Googled "Cawthorne" - then "Cawthorn"
Comments:
Your opening paragraphs have explained a lot to me - as I suspected. Thank you. Ray
 

Name: Paul Cawthorn <paulcawthorn@fsmail.net>
Date: 2008-01-12
Where are you from? Boston Lincolnshire
How did you find my website? Trying to start tracing my ancesters, typed in the name and there you were.
Comments:
Great pages, well done- I hope I can be as successful as you
 

Name: Jeremy Russell <jeremy.russell@msa.hinet.net>
Date: 2008-01-11
Where are you from? Euximoor
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
Interesting site. My gransfather was Stanley Russell, and we believe his father, may have had an Irish connection.
I live in Taiwan now.

 

Name: sue ward <siouxzee@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2008-01-06
Where are you from? march
How did you find my website? looking for hereward photos
Comments:
interesting saw some names i knew but all older
 

Name: Pamela Scott <pam@pam.nildram.co.uk>
Date: 2008-01-02
Where are you from? north london
Comments:
A very interesting and attractive website. My family were Trowers who lived in Christchurch, I visited the churchyard yesterday and visited my grand father's grave. I had not been there since I was young and we used to have an annual visit to my aunt who lived in Christchurch. This visit refuelled my interest in the family history.
 

Name: sue palmer <suemp@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2008-01-01
Where are you from? liverpool
How did you find my website? following threads from ny late uncle charles lyon
Comments:
great site just starting out really but i will be back
 

Name: Johnny <miraclefaith2004@hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-12-20
Where are you from? Australia
Comments:
Just looking into a bit of research regarding my great grandmother.
Hoping all is well with you.

 

Name: Lynn <lynnhills8@hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-12-19
Where are you from? England
How did you find my website? Through RootsChat
Comments:
These are the most upsetting photos. I hate what is happening to our Churches and cemeteries.

Please sign my petition at
http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/parishes

Thankyou
Lynn.

 

Name: Margaret D Curley <mdcurley@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2007-12-18
Where are you from? Cambridgeshire
How did you find my website? Cambridgeshire Family History Society Page
Comments:
My great grandmother was Elizabeth Cawthorne
she was married in Parson Drove, but we believe
that they lived in Murrow which backs on to Wisbech St.
Mary, and are very far from Leverington.

Her brother and father's name were Andrew

 

Name: David Cleveland <davecleveland@earthlink.net>
Date: 2007-12-15
Where are you from? Boulder, Colorado. USA
How did you find my website? Gerneral search for Christchurch.
Comments:
A charming website very well set up.
 

Name: alan palmer <alan.palmer@ap.csplc.com>
Date: 2007-12-07
Where are you from? international gypsy!
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
I believe my father b 1911 was from Wimbourne,Dorset.
 

Name: Lynda Hazelwood (mum's a Palmer <lynda.hazelwood@futureelectronics.com>
Date: 2007-12-04
Where are you from? Near heathrow airport
How did you find my website? surfing on google
Comments:
My Palmer bunch are from Walcott/Honing on Norfolk coast.
Have you seen anything about John Palmer the actor (1744-1798) married Frances Berroughs - I'm trying to establish a link. He toured with the Norwich theatre company so may be a Norfolk Palmer link.

 

Name: Noreen Rozwadowski <noreenroz@hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-30
Where are you from? Christchurch New Zealand
How did you find my website? Pigots 1839!
URL of your Family History related website www.tattyted.com
Comments:
Hi Ann,
Love your site.
I have to go to work but will be back.
Names I am looking for are Milner.
I will be back
Cheerio
Noreen

 

Name: Dominica FrancesPalmer (now Spooner) <kerdom@telkomsa.net>
Date: 2007-11-30
Where are you from? South Africa
How did you find my website? Charlie mailed me
Comments:
I am the daughter of Kenneth Dominic Francisco Palmer and the grand daughter of Frisco. Nice to be able to see some of the family.
 

Name: Jennifer Xavier <jennifer_anne_xavier@hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-20
Where are you from? Southampton, England
How did you find my website? looking for Tasman Armitage on google
URL of your Family History related website ?
Comments:
Very clever idea and very interesting. I have discovered that I am getting to be an addict!
 

Name: jean Palmer <jean-palmer@hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-19
Where are you from? Born in Sussex Uk
How did you find my website? on internet search
Comments:
i just poped in to have a quick look and will be popping back in again

my great granddad was a george palmer and my great grandmother eas a margret gleeson (palmer Born 1917 in republic of ireland athiy county kildare

 

Name: marshall g lock <arshall_art@btinternet.com>
Date: 2007-11-18
Where are you from? Orkney islands scotland
How did you find my website? genuki
URL of your Family History related website none
Comments:
looking for our ancestor ABRAHAM JOHN LOCK..found him (i hope) in workhouse in Leverington with uncle and aunt?1851...he was born in Westminster London...he became a sergeant in Artilery and mamed his first son Sidney John ROSE...his uncle and aunt having the surname ROSE.thanks for the help of your site and any further info you can give us.It,s sites like yours that are the rivets that fasten all these bits of info together. best wishes marshall
 

Name: John Charles Forth <jc.4th@btinternet.com>
Date: 2007-11-18
Where are you from? Originally Peterborough now helensburgh scotland
How did you find my website? Surfing forth
Comments:
I hope things progress well for you, I may follow your example
 

Name: Kerry Ross Boren <oboranauthor@hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-17
Where are you from? Salt Lake City, Utah
How did you find my website? Googled 48th Regiment
Comments:
I am a descendant of Sgt. John Reid (1798-1872) of the 48th Regiment of Foot. He was stationed in Ireland, India, England, Isle of Man, and was in Australia where he met and later married (in India) May Ann Parkes (a convict). I would be greatly interested in learning about how to obtain records of Sgt. Reid's military service or any other information.
 

Name: Tracy Stevenson <themysticgardens@yahoo.com>
Date: 2007-11-15
Where are you from? Spokane, Washington USA
How did you find my website? Searching for my great grandfather Francisco Charles Palmer
Comments:
I am the granddaughter of Queenie Kate Palmer. My Mother is Valerie Da-Silva Grounds, daughter of Queenie, grandaughter to Francisco and Mary Parker Palmer. So excited to finally find a history of the family!!
 

Name: Bryan Barsby <brybillbarsby@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2007-11-14
Where are you from? Leiceastereshire England
How did you find my website? Via 'Barsby' Home Page
URL of your Family History related website none
Comments:
If you can find 'leicestershirevillages.com' site; and clck onto the Village of Barsby, I have put some photos of my relatives on the site, who originated from Barsby. Have also included some 'Doomsday Book'[1066] references to the Village.
Me personally? I am the eldest son [of two] of the last Barsby to be born in the Village of Barsby; although I was not born there. Grandparents left Barsby when my father was three weeks old.

 

Name: Marjorie Keller <kellersndcrk@aol.com>
Date: 2007-11-12
Where are you from? Michigan, USA
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
Your site is wonderful...I hope to someday find something of my family on it, so I will keep checking.
 

Name: ann boehme <saxoniastone@bigpond.com.au>
Date: 2007-11-10
Where are you from? queensland australia
How did you find my website? looking for my cawthorne ancestors grandfather andrew born in parson drove
Comments:
Have looked for more info on great grandfather Andrew born in Parson Drove and his father Andrew. Not been able to go back any further on this line. G G grandfather Andrew Cawthorn died in Parson Drove 1855. don't know where he was born. Hopefully I can somehow join up to your line????
One of the sons Thomas was born in Gedney Linc!!!!!

 

Name: karen thomson <karen@karen43.orangehome.co.uk>
Date: 2007-11-10
Where are you from? king's lynn,norfolk
How did you find my website? by accident !
Comments:
looking at your web site has been interesting!i have been trying to trace my family from elm in cambs-the morton sooleys and it has been a struggle!!! good luck with your hunting.xxx
karen xx

 

Name: Sharon M. Harvey <Bunnee2007@yahoo.com>
Date: 2007-11-07
Where are you from? North Carolina and Florida
How did you find my website? searching for Scottish history of my ancestors
URL of your Family History related website Don't have one but family name is kelton/Kilton
Comments:
Keep up the good work. Am looking for POW of Battle of Dunbar. Thomas Kelton came of ship Unity to Mass. as POW but can't find his birth yet.
 

Name: Margie Keller <kellersndcrk@aol.com>
Date: 2007-11-07
Where are you from? Michigan, USA
How did you find my website? Rootsweb
Comments:
You are doing a wonderful service to genealogy by making so much of your searching open to the public. It is much appreciated. I am waiting for the day that you find the
Wisbech information with my family on it. (Alcock & Clements)

 

Name: Ian Reynolds <dex.studio54@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2007-11-01
Where are you from? originally - Hinckley, Leics
How did you find my website? googled "cawthorn emneth"
Comments:
Reason I googled "cawthorn emneth" is that Amy Cawthorn, born c 1786 in Emneth is my gt-gt-gt-gt-grandmother. I note from your website that the witness to one of the marriages 13 years apart was one William Neale...Amy Cawthorn married THOMAS Neale in St.Edmund's Church, Emneth on 16th April 1810!! which just makes me think that the connection is even more likely! Do you have any other info on Amy at all? Great website and really informative btw. Best regards, Ian
 

Name: Josephine Gaines <gaines@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: 2007-11-01
Where are you from? New Brunswick, Canada
How did you find my website? Browsing different websites
Comments:
My FAmily came from England in 1912 to Saint John, NB Canada. They lived in the Wisbech area when in England. My Family names are "Roberts" and "Parker"
If you know any connections with these names I would appreciate being put in contact with them.
Thanks

 

Name: Steve Mole <steve@accinc.org.au>
Date: 2007-10-30
Where are you from? South Australia
How did you find my website? Web search Pigot's Directory
URL of your Family History related website None
Comments:
Have recently began to trace my family heritage in England. I know that my g.g.grandfather, Joseph Thomas Mole, emigrated to Australia in 1852. His father, Joseph, lived in Upwell, Cambridgeshire. 1841 Census confirms mother and 2 sisters. Joseph snr. apparently later married a Mini DeSilva, sometime after 1834. That is where my trail ends
 

Name: Beth Hill <hill0788@hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-10-21
Where are you from? Kansas
How did you find my website? Internet - looking for McCleans
Comments:
I do not know if this is any help, but I am a descent of McCleans who lived in Barbados, British West Indies, (1)WILLIAM MCCLEAN, (2)ALEXANDER MCCLEAN, (3)WILLIAM MCCLEAN, (4)WILLIAM AFFLICK MCCLEAN, (5)THOMAS AFFLICK MCCLEAN, (6)ELIZABETH TROTMAN MCCLEAN, and also of a (1)Thomas Connors, (2)William James O'Connor, (3)Mary Ann O'Connor who was born in Ireland, around the Tincurra area. Both Mary Ann O'Connor and Elizabeth Trotmn McClean are my Great Grandmothers, on one my mother's side and one on my father's side of the famlies. I thought it strange that both the names on your site like mine were were my two Great Grandmother's last names.

Beth Hill

 

Name: peter harrison <pharrison64@breathe.com>
Date: 2007-10-18
Where are you from? Goole
How did you find my website? browsing cawthorn history
URL of your Family History related website none
Comments:
Nice site I traced my mothers side of the Cawthorns to Knottingley yorkshire.All were mariners (seamen)my Grandad born in Poole Dorset son of William Brown Cawthorn born 1850 Knottingley.Indirectly I think all you cawthorns are related.Some leaving as immigrants from Whitby Yorkshire to Australia and other parts of the globe.Even to my great grandads cousin captain of a sailing barque leaving Goole for Australia in the 1800s.During my research I find the registraas of births adding (E) to Cawthorn by mistake as was the case in my mothers brother Who went thro life (along with his family)using this miss spelling when I have in my posession birth certs of gg grandad and grandads showing Cawthorn as the spelling.
KEEP UP THE GOODWORK

 

Name: kerri washington <kbarwash@yahoo.com>
Date: 2007-10-08
Where are you from? surfing the net
Comments:
im interested in my family history. all that i know on my fathers side is that John and Sarah Bargsley were my gt gt grandparents. and that James Clayborn and Vibella Bargsley were my gt grandparents. and Henry and Ollie Bargsley were my grandparents. can you help me locate where the Bargsley name orinated from.
 

Name: Alex Palmer <Alex.Palmer@rambollwhitbybird.com>
Date: 2007-10-04
Where are you from? Cambridge
How did you find my website? Family
Comments:
Good morning, just visiting this web site for the hundreth time. I'm currently looking at the Palmer Tyres side of the family, this seems to have been a huge part of the family history in the past. I have found out, 'i think' what has happened to the company but if any one else has any info please email me on Alex.Palmer@rambollwhitbybird.com.

Thanks.

Alex

 

Name: Stephen L Hewitt <steve.hewitt@hewittfamily.org.uk>
Date: 2007-10-03
Where are you from? Originally from London now live in Wendover, Bucks
Comments:
We have to related in some way. Stephen & Maria Palmer were my Gt Gt Gt grandparents and I also am familier with the tale of Dragoon in the army marrying a local titled lady in the penninsular war. She was then cut off from her wealthy family because they did not approve. They were set up in England finacially by her father and then had no further contact with the family in Portugal /Spain.
 

Name: Lentza-Rizou Chaido <rizos_ch@otenet.gr>
Date: 2007-09-30
Where are you from? Greece
How did you find my website? searching for Isle of Ely College of Further Education and Horticultural Institute
Comments:
In summer 1966 I have worked for 2 months as a seasonal worker at the Horticultural Institute of Isle of Ely College of Further Education in Wisbech, where you have graduated from. I was- at that time- a student of the Faculty of Agronomy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. We were 10 Greek students and we did this job in the framework of our practical training. We had a very nice time. Now I am retired and I would like to visit again the Institute. Unfortunately I did not find any information, it seems that it has been converted to a museum. Am I right?
I was very pleased to discover your site, I am a woman born on 3 December 1945 in Greece.
My best wishes
Chaido (it is pronounced Haido)

 

Name: malcolm palmer <malcolm@kiplingclose,wanadoo.co.uk>
Date: 2007-09-25
Where are you from? southwold suffolk
How did you find my website? researching the battle of corunna
Comments:
Hello there is quite a large contingent of Palmers living in southwold, as there has been for many years.I have a brother named steven and there was another lad who went to school with us who was also stephen palmer.My farthers name was roy who sadly died in 1965 at an early age of 38.I hope this may be of some interest to you.
 

Name: Leslea Linnett <g.linnett@bigpond.com>
Date: 2007-09-22
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Looking at Annie Maria Lavender
Comments:
There is an Alice Jane Scott buried in the Waikumete Cemetery Auckland New Zealand. Aged 81 in 1955. also a Walter Scott ashes scattered in the same cemetery. aged 99 years in 1970. Its a long shot and dont know if the ashes are scattered in Alice Scott's grave.
Leslea

 

Name: Leslea Linnett <g.linnett@bigpond.com>
Date: 2007-09-22
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? search on Annie Maria Lavender
Comments:
I am interested in Anne Maria Lavender. Do you have Walter and Annes marriage certificate. I am attempting to trace an Ann/Annie Maria Lavender born 1866 in Hailsham Sussex - to a George Lavender and Elizabeth Foster.
With thanks
Leslea

 

Name: AShley Palmer <sweetie_pie_9961@yahoo.com>
Date: 2007-09-20
Where are you from? Harrison
How did you find my website? looking for my heritage
Comments:
hi how are you?
 

Name: karen thomson <karen@karen43.orangehome.co.uk>
Date: 2007-09-16
Where are you from? king's lynn,norfolk
How did you find my website? by accident !
Comments:
have been trying to research my family history from Elm.Sooley OR Morton Sooley.Your web site has been interesting to read although you seem to have had more luck than me!
 

Name: Garry Smith <gazandles@bigpond.com>
Date: 2007-08-28
Where are you from? i live in perth w.a now. but came from reading u.k
How did you find my website? browsing to find out about my dads squdron ,which was 821. his name fredrick leslie smith,or none as les.
URL of your Family History related website im his son
Comments:
i hope you can help me find more about the people my dad served with he joined the sqaudron i think 1943 as a rear gunner/navigator. baracuduers
 

Name: Kevin Sizer <kevin-sizer@telkomsa.net>
Date: 2007-08-24
Where are you from? South Africa
How did you find my website? Trolling the internet for Cambridge ancestors
Comments:
Lovely stuff. It's of great value and joins my shrinking list of free sites where you need not spend a fortune needlessly. (Most 'fee' based sites would starve if you paid for results only).
 

Name: Jennifer Sharples (nee Adams) <jennifersharplesuk@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2007-08-22
Where are you from? Lancashire, England
How did you find my website? Subscribe to ENG-WISBECH-AREA
Comments:
Very interesting website. Keep hoping I'll come across my ancestors - the Adams family from Wisbech - but so far no luck. I visited Wisbech last summer and found where one of my ancestor's worked (Peckover's Bank) and where he lived (Barton Lodge, North Brink). Thanks for your hard work.
 

Name: Gary Palmer <sas1965@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2007-08-18
Where are you from? Newcastle upon Tyne
How did you find my website? Researching family history on line
Comments:
Great stuff!
 

Name: Heather Holdgate <verdun1950@rogers.com>
Date: 2007-08-15
Where are you from? Whitby, Ontario Canada
How did you find my website? Searching thru' sites for the Wisbech area
Comments:
I justed wanted to let you know that your family website is wonderful. Eventually, I would like to put mine on the Internet and just may copy your style (not exactly, of course) ... but I do like the way you presented your own story and those of your ancestors.

Unfortunately, I cannot provide you with any information as we are not researching the same people or the same towns/villages but your gateway to the Wisbech Museum was very helpful for me; a kind of "one-stop-shopping" place I can write for copies of registrations and transcripts.

The families I am researching, there are many but primarily are Holdgate and Hubbard, lived in and around the Wisbech area for many generations, e.g. West Walton, Walpole St. Andrew, Walpole St. Peter, Terrington St. Clement, Terrington St. John and others.

So thank you for a enjoyable trip down your memory lane ... as I already said, it was wonderful (and will be bookmarked).

Best wishes,
Heather Holdgate
Whitby, Ontario Canada
(Originally from Montreal, Quebec Canada)

 

Name: Clyde Cauthen <ccauthen@tampabay.rr.comp>
Date: 2007-08-07
Where are you from? Pinellas Park, Florida, USA
URL of your Family History related website None
Comments:
Hello . . . my name is Clyde Cauthen, original long, long ago it was spelled Cawthorne back in the year,(about)1529 with my 12 great grandfather Thomas Cawthorne was born in Yorkshire England. Richard Cawthorne 4 came to America in 1644 and settled in Virginia. I was wondering is we are related. Clyde Cauthen
 

Name: Robyn Langley <langley@netspeed.com.au>
Date: 2007-08-07
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Rootswebb
URL of your Family History related website Ancestry.com - Harper Langley Family Tree
Comments:
Thankyou for all the work you have done for this site. I did not find any of my ancestors but I did appreciate your work.

cheers
Robyn

 

Name: Byron Owen Cawthon III <byronann@alltel.net>
Date: 2007-08-04
Where are you from? Gainesville, Florida USA
How did you find my website? surfing the web
Comments:
My family is from Mobile, Alabama USA. We came there around 1840 from Virginia via Georgia and Mississippi. The first ancestor we know of (Charles) settled in Virginia. I am unaware of his place of birth
 

Name: John William Cawthorn <john.cawthorn@meadfleet.co.uk>
Date: 2007-07-27
Where are you from? Kelso, Roxburghshire but see below
How did you find my website? Google
URL of your Family History related website None
Comments:
My parents came from Nottingham. The paternal branch were from Arnold, a suburb of Nottingham. But I was born in Forres, Moray, and was brought up and educated in the Scottish Borders.
 

Name: Peter Cowlan <peterj.cowlan@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2007-07-17
Where are you from? Born: Greenford, Middlesex.
How did you find my website? By chance searching for non conformist details in Upwell.
Comments:
Any details you may have about Baptist/Methodist families in the Upwell area would be very useful.
Cowlan's are in and around the area 1841 to 1901 and i am trying to find if there is any link to my part of the Cowlan tree.
Many thanks, Peter.

 

Name: Dale Palmer <dale.palmer@cogeco.ca>
Date: 2007-07-14
How did you find my website? search
Comments:
Just checking out the family name....nice site
 

Name: mike <mike.briggs2@btinternet.com>
Date: 2007-07-11
Comments:
Hi Ann
Just seen the tribute to Carole. Hadnt been able to view it earlier- not sure I should have done now. But thanks. I'd like to collate a book of her discoveries visa a vis the Palmers. I will need help from you if thats OK? May not be for some months as its far worse now than when it happened. Many thanks. Please keep in touch.

Mike

 

Name: Joy Casbon <ellencasbon@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2007-07-10
Where are you from? Upwell
How did you find my website? Google
URL of your Family History related website N/A
Comments:
Sorry my email above was mistyped, the above one is correct.
 

Name: Joy Casbon <ellencalsbon@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2007-07-10
Where are you from? Upwell
How did you find my website? Google (a few times)
URL of your Family History related website Not there yet
Comments:
Thank you for posting the news of the Baptist Chapel (now it's 2007 and is not news) but as I no longer live in Upwell and have lost touch with the place, it is news to me. I was very sorry and then angry to see what had occured. In relation to the smashing of tombstones, I am not sure that this is a lawful act and am surprised that they have been able to get away with this.

I knew many people who lived in Christchurh from the 1900's when I was a small child, most notably the surname of Cowlan, and my uncle used to be a landlord at the Dun Cow pub.

I hope you build an excellent family tree.

Many thanks for your website.

 

Name: Marj Krueger <mkrueg@shaw.ca>
Date: 2007-07-09
Where are you from? Victoria, B.C.
How did you find my website? through genealogy
Comments:
A great deal of information has been accumulated which I am sure has required alot of hard work. A great site, Ann!
 

Name: Colleen Courtenay <clcourtenay@iprimusd.com.au>
Date: 2007-07-09
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? our former contacts
Comments:
It is so good to get back on website and see updates
I have been out of the curcut for a few years but now retired and looking forward to catchng up on one of those family rteunions hopefull 2008.Will come armed with photoes and lots of questions.
Edna my mun is still alive not very ,wellshe is 86 Are you still aty same adress Ann I have New House Cottage adress??
Kind regards
Colleen

 

Name: R. M. Thurlow <rmthurlow@earthlink.net>
Date: 2007-07-06
Where are you from? California. U.S.A.
How did you find my website? Looking at Judd names in Upwell
URL of your Family History related website don't know..
Comments:
Very nice site - very clear and easy to understand. Have not found the Judd family I need though. They lived on Town Street, Upwell in the late 1800's. Don't know which side of the river that sits on. Any help out there?
Sincerely. R.T.

 

Name: Lynda LeMay <lrlemay@aol.com>
Date: 2007-07-05
Where are you from? Colorado Springs CO
How did you find my website? Alan Gresley's Wisbech site
Comments:
Always looking for family names in and nearby Wisbech.... Newsham, Terrington, Cott. Nice website.
 

Name: Ian Fordyce <rosian@btinternet.com>
Date: 2007-07-01
Where are you from? Farnborough, Kent
How did you find my website? Rootsweb, Wisbech
Comments:
Very interesting,unfortunately none of my ancesters have been mentione, but still a good insight into the area in those days.
 

Name: Daryl Rankine <rankine@dccnet.com>
Date: 2007-06-30
Where are you from? Delta BC Canada
How did you find my website? referred to me by Sue Mayer
Comments:
You have listed on February 13 1858 the wedding of Abraham Green of Trumera Ireland and Sarah Hemington of Chatteris. They are my great grandparents who came to Victoria BC Canada in 1885. Thank you for the information.
I am still trying to find the birthplace of Sarah's father, Robert Hemington who was of Chatteris.

 

Name: John Shepperson <sheppersonj@btinternet.com>
Date: 2007-06-30
Where are you from? Swavesey
How did you find my website? Fron your clippings
Comments:
I search your clippings hoping I will be lucky and find some strays!.
 

Name: David Barnes <barnesdm@bigpond.net.au>
Date: 2007-06-29
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Fens mailing list
Comments:
Keep up the good work Ann. We all appreciate your efforts.
 

Name: Jan Gregory <jancgr@bigpond.net.au>
Date: 2007-06-29
Where are you from? Narrawallee NSW Australia
How did you find my website? Your email to Wisbech list
Comments:
Great effort to transcribe. Is it possible to next put all in alphabetical order?
Thanks for your work.

 

Name: Gail <xpatch@acay.com.au>
Date: 2007-06-29
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Wisbech Mailing List
Comments:
Thank you, Ann - it is good of you to share this information with us.

All the best,
Gail

 

Name: Marjorie Alcock Keller <kellersndcrk@aol.com>
Date: 2007-06-29
Where are you from? Michigan, USA
How did you find my website? Rootsweb
Comments:
I am searching for Alcock and Clements ancestors in the Wisbech, Holbeach area back in 1856-1858.
 

Name: linda boyd <linclif@ortelco.net>
Date: 2007-06-29
Where are you from? prairie city, oregon in the usa
Comments:
I am looking for info on my family. They are Tuck and Rawling from outwell. Kinne from Kings Lynn. and I have some from Scotland. I just keep looking where ever I can.

Linda boyd

 

Name: Ursula Ann Passmore <ursulaannp@aol.com>
Date: 2007-06-27
How did you find my website? via Rootchat
Comments:
Thank you for letting people access your site. I've found a few familiar names that I will be checking up on!

Good luck with the rest of your transcriptions, oh and yes, work does get in the way!

Kind regards
Ursula

 

Name: tim dufeu <timdufeu@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2007-06-25
Where are you from? london s.w.5
How did you find my website? reserching my father
URL of your Family History related website cpo charles edmund du feu
Comments:
my father and mother were running hms duke club
in the court house in malvern in 1940's i was born there

 

Name: tim dufeu <timdufeu@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2007-06-25
Where are you from? london s.w.5
How did you find my website? reserching my father
URL of your Family History related website cpo charles edmund du feu
Comments:
my father and mother were running hms duke club
in the court house in malvern in 1940's i was born there

 

Name: james steele <james_steele@comporium.net>
Date: 2007-06-22
Where are you from? south carolina
How did you find my website? in search of my grandfather
Comments:
searching for my grandfather he was in WW II @ Camp Sutton, in Monroe North Carolina, A sergent of Cor of Engineers, and a Shark Shooter, Regiment 1304. If anyone knows him or can help me locate him please e-mail at the above e-mail address. His name is Carl Wesley Palmer somewhere in his 80's. Thanks
 

Name: Lola E. Scott, Smith <lesmith1941@yahoo.com>
Date: 2007-06-20
Where are you from? Tennessee
How did you find my website? Searching through the web, looking for my roots..(smile)
URL of your Family History related website http://www.theplunkheritage.com
Comments:
The Plunk's website covers the family mostly of my mother's family, who were "Plunk"..I don't have a lot from the "Scott" family history, however some of them are listed on my family website listed above. I am starting or trying to find some decendants of W.W. Scott (his wife's name was Susie). I can only find information as far back as my great grandfather. (W.W. and Susie). Was wondering if there are anyone who is viewing this guestbook, would have any information to share about them with me?
I enjoyed looking through your guest book. Very nice and interesting.
Thanks,
Lola

 

Name: Peter Cox <peter@whitehallfarmhouse.fsnet.co.uk>
Date: 2007-06-12
Where are you from? Tipps End, but "across the border" in Norfolk
How did you find my website? I found it very interesting. But to answer your question, just browsing for info on Christchurch.
Comments:
I am webmaster of the Welney Website (www.welney.org.uk), and have visited your site several times before. I've always been impressed by it, the wealth of research is truly remarkable. I'm sorry I haven't said so before. I would like to put a link or two to your site, will that be OK?
PS, My wife and I live at White Hall Farmhouse, off the March Road, near the last cluster of houses before you head out through the fields to Welney. If you are in the area and have any spare time (ha!) please do ring 01354 638610, it would be nice to meet.

 

Name: Irene Dawson <iadaw@aol.com>
Date: 2007-05-27
Where are you from? Wyke, Bradford
How did you find my website? Search sites for family history.
Comments:
My gt grandfather's orignally came from around Upwell and the surrounding district. I found the picture of this grave yard most upsetting, to think that people bought these graves when they could probably ill afford to do so. They should have been protected in some way.

Is there any chance of finding out specific names of who was buried there.

Any thanks for your site it was very interesting.

Irene

 

Name: Joanne Warby <jowarby@hotmail.com.au>
Date: 2007-05-17
Where are you from? Born NZ - Living AUSTRALIA
How did you find my website? Looking for Inns & Hotels in Wisbech
URL of your Family History related website http://jo.warby.markingtime.bigpondhosting.com
Comments:
There does not appear to be any lisitngs for the 'SHIPWRIGHT ARMS' Crabb Marsh - Wisbech. Now known as The Four Jacks. It was apparently run bu Mrs Ely (found from your quest book) in 1845. I know that Joseph and Eliza Parren run a couple of the Inns. In 1861 they were running the 'BEDFORD ARMS' at 6 Bedford Street , Wisbech. In 1871 they were then running the 'SHIPWRIGHT ARMS' and an Edward RABEY was a Brewers labourer living with them aged 45 in 1871. Eliza Parren (nee Staines)died but Joseph Parren and his second wife Letitia (Lettice) Rutledge were still running the 'SHIPWRIGHT ARMS' at the time of the 1881 census. 1891 Census still sees Joseph and Letitia Parren running the 'SHIPWRIGHT ARMS'. Joseph was aged 64 and said to be a Beer Retailer. After Joseph died Lettice (Letitia nee Rutledge) Parren continues to run thr 'SHIPWRIGHT ARMS' with the help of her sister Alice Rutledge who helps in the bar according to the 1901 census records. Their elderly 89 year old mother Sarah Rutledge is living with them also.

Names connected to the family are LEE - PARREN - RUTLEDGE Rutlidge - BUCK - SELLICK ...... I would love to find out more information on any of these families.

Regards Joanne Warby.

 

Name: Brian Boyle <boylepaxton@btinternet.com>
Date: 2007-05-08
How did you find my website? Looking for Inns & Taverns in Huntingdon
URL of your Family History related website genes reunited
Comments:
I'm a relatively recent & somewhat reluctant recruit to this IT age. Being of the retired persuasion, I have an as yet unfulfilled ambition to follow in the footsteps of Shires Publications to produce a book on 'Historic Inns & Taverns in Huntingdonshire,' for which I have done some research. I suppose I really should get on with it before they all become Asian restaurants!
 

Name: dee-jay <dee-jay@jones2115.fsnet.co.uk>
Date: 2007-05-04
Where are you from? Winchester
How did you find my website? D&F
Comments:
Fascinating stuff!

I'm having a similar problem filling gaps for a great-aunt who emigrated c1910. At least I was able to discover where she finished her days in Montreal, and where she was employed, but I would love to find her on a passenger list or in the 1911 Census, hopefully somewhere in Canada. Sadly, two attempts proved unsuccessful in locating her 1940 Questionnaire in the Canadian Archives, which would have given details of entry as well as personal information.

Happy hunting!

 

Name: Bradley Cawthorn <tbc_7@hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-03
Where are you from? Iowa
How did you find my website? stumbled on to it
Comments:
i know that my family came from England but dont know any more history than that
 

Name: Michael Cawthorn <michael-cawthorn@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2007-05-01
Where are you from? rotherham (originally lincolnshire).
How did you find my website? I just wrote in the name of my daughter.
URL of your Family History related website Sorry I don't know what URL stands for.
Comments:
My daughters name is also Amy Cawthorn, as you may have gathered. It is quite a coincidence that they share the same name when you consider Cawthorn without the "e" on the end is quite uncommon.
Anyway good luck with your quest, all the best, Mick.

 

Name: Barbara Sheridan <barbara.s45a@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2007-04-14
Where are you from? Stockport
How did you find my website? Rootsweb Wisbech site
Comments:
Enjoyed seeing old photos. I was down in WIsbech scouring parish records in October 2006. Have just joined the mailing list.
Barbara

 

Name: Kieron.Palmer <kieron@palmer-family.co.uk>
Date: 2007-04-14
Where are you from? Gravesend, Kent
How did you find my website? google
URL of your Family History related website www.palmer-family.co.uk
Comments:
JUst wanted to say hi!
 

Name: Arthur Leonard Aubin <R4aubin@btinternet.com>
Date: 2007-03-30
Where are you from? wisbech
How did you find my website? looking at wisbech standard website
Comments:
how about Robert Baxter and his horse Walsoken Pride.
also the Wisbech Pageant of 1949

 

Name: David Bryan Sandal <db.sandal@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2007-03-28
Where are you from? Wisbech now Portsmouth
How did you find my website? Through Wisbech Forham
Comments:
Hi I found your postcard collection very interesting they took me back to my youth. I could reminisce with some stories about the places on the poscards, If you really want to be bored with it let me know. Yours D.b.Sandal db.sandal@ntlworld.com
 

Name: David Bryan Sandal <db.sandal@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2007-03-28
Where are you from? Wisbech now Portsmouth
How did you find my website? Through Wisbech Forham
Comments:
Hi I found your postcard collection very interesting they took me back to my youth. I could reminisce with some stories about the places on the poscards, If you really want to be bored with it let me know. Yours D.b.Sandal db.sandal@ntlworld.com
 

Name: Wilbert Glenn Reed (BILL) <reed2493@comcast.net>
Date: 2007-03-25
Where are you from? Califonia USA
How did you find my website? from your message to scott@rootsweb.com
Comments:
hello Ann McClean
enjoyed your family "report" immensely!
I am descended from Scot-Irish on my Mothers side she being a SCOTT and Scot-Welsh on my Fathers side (w'a wee bit o'Dutch)he being a REED.
I've only been at this 'geane' bit since 2002 so I am quite a "newbie".
Isn't it an exciting adventure?!!
I've gotten my SCOTT line back to a George SCOTT in Suffolk England y.1542 where I am at a standstill at this time.
My REED line back to 1764 in Pennsylvania USA. The REED line is pretty well 'hidden' and difficult to trace,but that must be the fun of it all!!
Well I'm sure that I've "bent" your ear long enough.
Bye-Bye for now and keep up the good work.----BILL


 

Name: linda mould <mouldtango@aol.com>
Date: 2007-03-25
Where are you from? bucks but we're moving to outwell
How did you find my website? curiosity
Comments:
keep up the good work!
 

Name: Erin <dbsmith21@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2007-03-24
Where are you from? UK
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
I am researching Michael Ward de mobbed from HMS Duke 1943. Do you have any names for the people on your photo?

Erin

 

Name: Barry Smart <bazrama@hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-18
Where are you from? Christchurch NZ
How did you find my website? searched google for 48th foot records
Comments:
My greatgrandfather William Hardy was with 48th foot, (pensioned after the Crimea) his wife's brother Andrew was with the regiment, also pensioned. Their father was with the regiment (he was born in Australia while his father was on garrison duty with the regiment). As far as I can tell at least three generations of Mulvaneys served with the regiment. Andrew, Alexander and Andrew.
 

Name: Lisa D Palmer <ldpalmer@acninc.net>
Date: 2007-03-17
Where are you from? Davenpor , IA, USA
How did you find my website? web surfing
Comments:
Hello, I was just curious what I would find if I put a search on my last name.
 

Name: Christine <Mortlock>
Date: 2007-03-09
Where are you from? March
How did you find my website? Friend found it
Comments:
Firm good school :)
 

Name: Tina <tina@matrixengineering.co.uk>
Date: 2007-03-06
Where are you from? Derbyshire
How did you find my website? Looking for connections to my Grandmother, Mary H Cawthorne
Comments:
A lovely site, with more personal touches than usual. I love the little comments. Very well researched, and interesting.
 

Name: mike nicholas <mick@mnicholas.co.uk>
Date: 2007-02-27
Where are you from? colchester essex
How did you find my website? logged on to H.M.S. Duke
Comments:
My father Frank Nicholas was an aircraft mechanic 2nd class posted to hms duke april 1942
 

Name: Ian AND Cilla Palmer <member@cillian.wanadoo.co.uk>
Date: 2007-02-21
Where are you from? Live in Seaford, born Rochester, Kent
How did you find my website? Sister Marion told us
URL of your Family History related website Ian is son of Cyril, his grandfather was Frisco
Comments:
Love the site! Wonderful, we have been contacted by Ian's uncle Neville in Canada. We hope to come to the next reunion.
Family resemblance remarkable, old photo's of Ian's grandfather, Ian looks like him, same head shape and nose.
WELL DONE ANNE

 

Name: Marion Fountain <marion@mickfountain.co.uk>
Date: 2007-02-11
Where are you from? Didcot now - born Peterborough
How did you find my website? rootsweb Huntingdon pages
Comments:
Have seen your name often on the rootsweb pages and admire your work and knowledge. Hope you will have some success in tracing Walter. I have found nothing much out of the ordinary with our FOUNTAINs, perhaps I haven't looked deeply enough, unfortunately there is no-one around now with any oral knowledge of the families.
Nice to read your page.

 

Name: Jenny C <jennyc3@optusnet.com.au>
Date: 2007-02-10
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Internet- Eng Fens, Cambridge
Comments:
Have you checked to see if he may have enlisted with Canadian FOrces for WW1? My husband's grandfather emigrated to Australia leaving wife and family behind in Durham and then he enlisted with Australian Forces to fight in WW1.
Interesting reading about your research so far.

 

Name: Sally <sally@riverhaus.co.uk>
Date: 2007-02-09
Where are you from? Warks
How did you find my website? Rootsweb
Comments:
Fascinating. My ancestor, William Woods, had a pub in Tholomas Drove. Don't know name. He died in 1835, so misses the cut. Wonder if it was The Wheel??
 

Name: lynne ison <isonicsl@msn.com>
Date: 2007-02-08
Where are you from? leicestershire
How did you find my website? cambridgeshire search
URL of your Family History related website in search of the fountain family
Comments:
hi i am researching my family history the name is fountain a lot of my ancestors lived around thorney and whittlesey from the early 1600s .
 

Name: Peter Castle <lynapet@hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-29
Where are you from? Stoke on Trent
How did you find my website? Through RootsWeb World connect
Comments:
Have been researching my FH which comes very strongly from Baldock and Norton Herts. Have a distant cousin line which links into the marriage of Sarah Deards to John Scales 1804 in Stevenage. John was the grandfather to Charles Scales your g/grandfather. From your 'Post em' note I gather you have noted the files drafted by David Roberts on World Connect. Found your website well written and interesting. Hope tp hear from you. regards Peter
 

Name: Gail <gail.phil@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2007-01-27
Where are you from? West Sussex UK
How did you find my website? Googled Pigots Directories Cambrigeshire
Comments:
Very interesting but could not find the pulic house I was after, Royal Oak Stretham. My great grandfather was the landlord. Thanks for sharing your hard work.
 

Name: Gail <gail.phil@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2007-01-27
Where are you from? West Sussex UK
How did you find my website? Googled Pigots Directories Cambrigeshire
Comments:
Very interesting but could not find the pulic house I was after, Royal Oak Stretham. My great grandfather was the landlord. Thanks for sharing your hard work.
 

Name: Glenn Ivett <glenn.ivett@btinternet.com>
Date: 2007-01-22
Comments:
Ann,
Many thanks for producing the memorial. Carole will be really "chuffed"!
Glenn

 

Name: Alexis Smith <frombc@sympatico.ca>
Date: 2007-01-20
Where are you from? Ontario, Canada
How did you find my website? searching Weatherston's on genealogy.com
Comments:
Thanks - I must check your family against mine! Visited Berwick-Upon-Tweed Aug. 2005 & loved it!
 

Name: Barry Wheat <barry.wheat@tesco.net>
Date: 2007-01-17
Where are you from? Abingdon, OXON
How did you find my website? Your link from Genes United E-mail
Comments:
Will be in touch with some useful information soon
 

Name: Marj Krueger (nee Berry) <mkrueg@shaw.ca>
Date: 2006-12-21
Where are you from? Victoria, B.C. Canada
How did you find my website? Rootsweb message board
Comments:
I am sure somehow my Berrys and yours are probably related - just haven't made a connection as yet. I have gone back to Samuel Berry who was born about 1760 (not sure where), married Elizabeth Tombleson in 1785 in Upwell. There is a Samuel Berry who died in Upwell in 1826 who is no doubt the same one, as he lived with Elizabeth and had three children in Upwell: Thomas Tombleson Berry, Joseph Tombleson Berry and Samuel Berry. Young Samuel Berry who was born 1791 is related to Stu Berry who I believe you have been in contact with and who resides here in Victoria.

I am still trying to determine where the Samuel Berry senior was born. In records I have come across, there seems to be a connection to a John Berry and a William Berry. John Berry was a witness for the marriage of Samuel to Elizabeth in 1785. Could this John Berry be your relative????

Marj

 

Name: Margaret Russell <mer@pacificcoast.net>
Date: 2006-12-21
Where are you from? Victoria B.C. Canada
How did you find my website? Rootschat.com
Comments:
My husband's gtgtgt grandfather was in Wisbech, so we find anything of this area of interest. Thanks for sharing.
 

Name: Sheryl Badger <sbadger@adam.com.au>
Date: 2006-12-20
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? family history researching
Comments:
I just wanted to say great website. I am related through marriage to the Russell Clan of Upwell. Descendant of James Russell and Sarah Ann Turner.


 

Name: david.f.scott <david.fscott@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2006-12-05
Where are you from? st.peters broadstairs kent (born west ham essex )
How did you find my website? browsing
Comments:
very good site,
My Scott family orginated from Walsingham Norfolk uk they
moved to the East End area of London sometime in the 1890,s
My Great grand father was as follows
Robert Horsford Scott born 1829 Walsingham
Frederick Arthur Scott " 1865 "
Edward George " " 1899 West Ham
Myself born " 1929 " "
Still searching for nay descendants of the above.
David.

 

Name: robert angood <robert.angood1@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2006-11-26
Where are you from? sidcup kent
How did you find my website? searching angood family
Comments:
grandad lived in crayford kent while at war 1914 18 family n chatteris sold farming land he was not told big family bust up when he returned from war trying to get to the truth
 

Name: Tim Beaupre' <beautand@ameritech.net>
Date: 2006-11-21
Where are you from? Kalamazoo, Mich
How did you find my website? google search
Comments:
Very interesting story, I enjoyed it
 

Name: christine hill <christiejeff@lycos.co.uk>
Date: 2006-11-21
Where are you from? nottingham
How did you find my website? google search
Comments:
I have been researching my great grandfather Alban J Hemstead who lived in London. His wife being Jane. I found your site very good.
 

Name: Janet Jenner <janetjenner@btopenworld.com>
Date: 2006-11-11
Where are you from? Crawley Down, West Sussex
How did you find my website? Mr A Palmer (Charlie) on Genes Reunited.
Comments:
My Great Grandmother was Frances English born in Stoke Ferry in 1851.
 

Name: Josephine Gaines <gaines@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: 2006-11-08
Where are you from? Reed's Point, New Brunswick Canada
How did you find my website? through an e-mail
Comments:
Have no web site however am researching Roberts and Parker families who lived in the Wisbech area before coming to Canada in 1912 and we still have relatives in the area.
Would love to hear from anyone knowing any Roberts or Parkers in this area.

 

Name: Pat Flaagan <pflaagan@gra.midco.net>
Date: 2006-11-03
Where are you from? Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
How did you find my website? Through Rootsweb
Comments:
Your website looks very interesting & helpful. It caught my eye because of word "Upwell". I think my gggrandfather, William Gray, was born in Upwell around 1816. The 1851 census lists Well, Cambridgeshire as his place of birth, & I was told that could mean Upwell. By that time he was living in Alconbury, Huntingdonshire. I will continue to check your website. Keep up the good work!
 

Name: Brian Zelley <zelley@telus.net>
Date: 2006-11-02
Where are you from? Canada
How did you find my website? Remembrance thread -
URL of your Family History related website http://www.dorset-ancestors.com
Comments:
Thanks for you site and the link
 

Name: Susan Toone(Mrs) <datsvt@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2006-10-31
Where are you from? Long Eaton in Nottinghamshire.
How did you find my website? Trying to trace some one from my mothers past.
Comments:
Dont laugh,my mother is 93,she often tells me that her happiest memories are the ones she has from her teens,when she used to go every summer to pick strawberries with a group of other girls,they stayed in a cottage for the strawb., season at Upton swimming in the river and singing round a camp fire with the local youth's,it's one in particular she thinks about(a distant romance)she often wonders if he is still alive,they used to go to an inn called the three holes,we arranged to take her a few years ago,but on the day she was'nt well enough to go,so my husband and i went ,sorry to bore you with all this but after reading your lovely site and seeing what a fantastic job you have done on your family tree,i wondered if you could tell me where to enquire, just to find out if this person is still alive,the chances are he wont be,unfortunately,i have his name age and address and brothers and sisters names.Back to your site,it was a joy to read,like a pleasant little book,i look forward to reading more about you and your life. Kind regards,
Susan.

 

Name: David Bates <weatherstone@one-name.org>
Date: 2006-10-24
How did you find my website? Ancestry.co - mesage board
Comments:
My Weatherstones are from Newcastle/North Shields but am now researching all occurrences of the name.
 

Name: June Clarke <junespost@hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-17
Where are you from? Long Sutton
How did you find my website? browsing history of the fens
Comments:
Very informative website,found out what I wanted to. Thanks
 

Name: john stanley <stanleys60@hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-16
Where are you from? spalding
Comments:
it would be nice to see spalding on the map of the fens we always get missed out
 

Name: Ian Palmer <member@cillian.wanadoo.co.uk.>
Date: 2006-10-15
Where are you from? Seaford, East Sussex, born Rochester Kent
How did you find my website? Sister Marion Told me about it
URL of your Family History related website father was Cyryl Palmer son of Frisco
Comments:
Wonderful Site, will try to come to next reunion
 

Name: Jackie Eldon <bahamapalm@yahoo.com>
Date: 2006-10-01
Where are you from? Bahamas
How did you find my website? researching
Comments:
Your site is wonderful to read. I am researching Sara Ann Scott nee Bisgrove and Edward Scott.

Many thanks for letting me view your family tree.

Jackie

 

Name: F w Melton <f.w.melton@btinternet.com>
Date: 2006-10-01
Where are you from? Aylsham
How did you find my website? Wisbech & Fens
Comments:
I may Impressed
 

Name: myisha <cawthorn>
Date: 2006-09-20
Where are you from? boston, lincolnshire
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
hi i was just wondering if you was related to me my grandad is norman cawthorn and my dad is mark cawthorn please get back to me my e-mail address is xxmimi_loo-looxx@hotmail.co.uk
 

Name: Mr Charles Frank Palmer <gavin_marshall@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2006-09-13
Where are you from? sussex
How did you find my website? newspaper clipping
Comments:
I dont think that my grandfather is related to your clan, but who knows.
 

Name: Richard Moss <onerichard.moss@btopenworld.com>
Date: 2006-09-09
Where are you from? Barton Lincolnshire
How did you find my website? Google - researching HMS Duke
Comments:
My father, who is still active at 82 - so attended the facility at Malvern - his memory told him it was in 1942 and the Basic Training took two weeks. I have since found evidence that it was in 1943 and that the basic training is more likely to have taken 6 weeks.
My visit to your site is as part of that research.

Thanks
Richard Moss

 

Name: Maureen R. <d_mreidau@yahoo.com>
Date: 2006-09-02
Where are you from? Queensland Australia
How did you find my website? Surfing for genealogy
Comments:
Most impressed with the site and the information contained.
I am seeking information on descendants of William Cawthorn who married Ruth Emma Wraight in 1914 in Uxbridge. Ruth born 1886 and died 1984 buried in Hillingden. All clues most helpful. Regards Maureen

 

Name: Jan Murphy <janet.murphy53@btinternet.com>
Date: 2006-08-25
Where are you from? Camberley (ancestors from Upwell and Walsoken)
How did you find my website? Browsing
Comments:
What a wonderful site, it is very obvious that you have put an enormous amount of time and effort into producing such informative results.Such information really does bring the people that one is researching to life, I am very grateful to you.If I can be of any help with transcribing etc please do not hesitate to contact me, Jan
 

Name: Jonathan Walker (Johnny) <miraclefaith2004@hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-17
Where are you from? Melbourne Australia
Comments:
Just popping in to say hello and let you refresh my email contact address.
Hoping all is well with you.

 

Name: linda joan saunders <trouble_28@hotmail.comryfealer>
Date: 2006-08-17
Where are you from? benfleet essex
How did you find my website? put in great granfathers name ryfealyer 1882
URL of your Family History related website none
Comments:
mum and i saw photos of the two ryfealers and it completely blew us away,we could actually see them!our decendants,sat on site for hours ,thank you linda and joan.ryfealer son of emmanuel is my gt gt granfather
 

Name: Diane Hayward <forebeartracker@aol.com>
Date: 2006-08-14
Where are you from? San Francisco, CA
How did you find my website? Looking for Danzey families
Comments:
I am writing a book about the Danzey family in the US and one family in England -- that of Elizabeth Danzey who married Jesse Scott. Two members of her family, John and Francis, came to the US about 1850-1852.
 

Name: CHRISTOPHER CAWTHORN <ccawthornk@aol.com>
Date: 2006-08-05
Where are you from? Richmond, Va. USA.
How did you find my website? JUST LOOKING
Comments:
JUST WONDERING HOW I MIGHT BE RELATED.
 

Name: Maureen <moggie@geo.net.au>
Date: 2006-08-03
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Goole search for the name of Cawthorn
Comments:
Lookinf for Cawthorn's, from Northumberland and Durham.
Good site enjoyed my visit

 

Name: Marion Jepson <marionjepson@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2006-08-03
Where are you from? Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
How did you find my website? Church+Methwold
Comments:
I am researching the Feetham Family Tree - John Feetham born in Hockwold-cum-Wilton born 1801, I understand he is buried at Methwold Church.
 

Name: jack sanders <sander6446 at neale-wade.sch.co.uk>
Date: 2006-07-30
Where are you from? christchurch
How did you find my website? i used to go to townley
Comments:
i would just like to thank everybody eg..teachers)for all that they have done for me
 

Name: Patricia Flaagan <pflaagan@msn.com>
Date: 2006-07-29
Where are you from? Grand Forks, North Dakota USA
How did you find my website? On RootsChat Surname Interests Table
Comments:
I have been looking for Speed the Plough-Fen Public House in Woodwalton, & I wish I could find a web site like yours for Huntingdon.

 

Name: Barbara Barrow <barbarrow@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2006-07-29
Where are you from? Chorley, Lancs
How did you find my website? Looking for my fathers training place in Malvern, 2nd world war
Comments:
I am presently trying to research my fathers family tree.
He has very vivid memories of war time years and as a result we are taking him this week to Malvern. I stumbled accross your website which is very interesting. Hope the reunion goes well for you in Sept.

 

Name: Tasman Armitage <tasmanarmitage@hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-27
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Google Gazeley
Comments:
I visited Gazeley CHurchyard in 1985 and found that I was related to about half the old section of the graveyard as well as ancestors in the crypt. This went back generations and involves at least three different families I am descended from and another I am related to. How does Gazeley feature in your family history?
 

Name: John Greenwood <whimsy@iinet.net.au>
Date: 2006-07-21
Where are you from? Canberra - Aust
How did you find my website? Websearching
Comments:
I have seen some of your previous messages on the mailing list - especially the desceration of the old Baptist Chapel

I have ancestors on both sides from Wisbech area.
King, Cobb, Thompson from Wisbech 1800 onwards
Greenwood from Tydd St Giles (1841 UK Census) but then lost them.

 

Name: Ken Stockley <No1RumRat@aol.com>
Date: 2006-07-21
Where are you from? Wisbech
How did you find my website? Your post in the Wisbech Forum
Comments:
Sorry ... meant to add the URL of the Wisbech Community network: www.wisbech-town.co.uk Click on Message Board to enter the Wisbech Forum.

Ken

 

Name: Ken Stockley <No1RumRat@aol.com>
Date: 2006-07-21
Where are you from? Wisbech, Cambs
How did you find my website? From your entry in the Wisbech Forum
URL of your Family History related website http://Members.aol.com/kstockley/family.html
Comments:
Interesting website. I am sure that I knew a Cawthorn family in Walsoken. He was a pig farmer and his wife was from New Zealand. They emigrated out there in the late 70s early 80s. She was also interested in familoy history.

Wonderful to see Old Vivian. I have known George for many years, as I used to be a Retained Fireman at the Old Horsefair days.

Keep up the good work.

Ken


 

Name: deborah stanley <clayora@optusnet.com.au>
Date: 2006-07-19
Where are you from? Brisbane, Qld,Australia
How did you find my website? looking for info on Beaupre Hall
Comments:
I have recently helped a close friend, trace their family ancestors directly to Sir Richard Bell and Dorothy Beaupre.
Very informative site on Beaupre Hall.

 

Name: kitty leach <kittyL38@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2006-07-17
Where are you from? earls colne
How did you find my website? searching for my husbands grandfather
Comments:
i am minnie leach nee scotts daughter in law.
i would welcome aqny more information you might have

 

Name: Vicki Angood <Madasapenguin@aol.com>
Date: 2006-07-07
Where are you from? Highworth, Wiltshire, UK
How did you find my website? AOL search engine
Comments:
My Dad, Arthur Clive Angood, was also part of the Chatteris Angood side of the Angood family.
 

Name: Cliff Lightfoot <c_lightfoot@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2006-07-04
Where are you from? Middlesbrough
How did you find my website? Researching my mothers side (Thomas Palmer 1807 Romsey Hampshire)
Comments:
I am sure there is no connection but I enjoyed your Site good luch with the reunion.
 

Name: Pam <lavertera@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2006-07-02
Where are you from? Bolton
How did you find my website? Debbi and Friends
Comments:
Oh that is so awful. How can they do such a thing, people's feelings don't seem to count for much these days, do they?

I wonder if they had asked permission from the deed holders of the graves? Makes you think.

Pam

 

Name: Lynda LeMay <lrlemay@aol.com>
Date: 2006-06-29
Where are you from? Minnesota; currently Colorado USA
How did you find my website? Wisbech and Fenland website
Comments:
Love the pictures.
Am descended from Newsham and Terrington Norfolk/Wisbech area.

 

Name: Mandy Boughen (nee Quince) <mandbou@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2006-06-28
Where are you from? Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
How did you find my website? Your E Mail
Comments:
Nice to have found another relation

 

Name: annie gowler <gowler5935@neale-wade.cambs.sch.uk>
Date: 2006-06-28
Where are you from? christchurch
How did you find my website? my old school
URL of your Family History related website yer
Comments:
it is cool my sister goes to this school and so did i it was the best time of my life
 

Name: debbi <debbidoughnut41@aol.com>
Date: 2006-06-27
Where are you from? Devon
How did you find my website? have the link on my genealogy site
URL of your Family History related website www.debbiandfriends.org
Comments:
A excellant site.full of useful pictures and info.

I am researching Clarke of Wisbech,butchers of Market street.Have been looking for help with gravestone pictures and also picture of the Admiral Nelson Inn, Wisbech.

Well Done:)

Debbi

 

Name: debbi <debbidoughnut41@aol.com>
Date: 2006-06-27
Where are you from? Devon
How did you find my website? have the link on my genealogy site
URL of your Family History related website www.debbiandfriend.org
Comments:
A excellant site.full of useful pictures and info.

I am researching Clarke of Wisbech,butchers of Market street.Have been looking for help with gravestone pictures and also picture of the Admiral Nelson Inn, Wisbech.

Well Done:)

Debbi

 

Name: Joyce <glimpsesofgod@praize.com>
Date: 2006-06-21
Where are you from? USA
How did you find my website? Search Engine
URL of your Family History related website n/a
Comments:
Neat site!
 

Name: ann boehme <saxoniastone@bigpond.com.au>
Date: 2006-06-20
Where are you from? australia
How did you find my website? looking up cawthorne family on google
Comments:
My mother Gladys Cawthorne lived in Parson Drove Cambs. in 1906.......
Her father was Andrew Cawthorne and his father too both being born in the same village.
Would love to find out more about their ancestors.

 

Name: Barbara <donbar@alphalink.com.au>
Date: 2006-06-16
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? While browsing the web.
Comments:
Site is well done.
An ancesterof mine,Joseph Beeson was bap at Wisbeach but I cannot find a marriage of his parents.

 

Name: Louise Palmer <phoenixlulu626@gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-12
Where are you from? Preston , Lancashire
How did you find my website? Researching on google
Comments:
Really interesting to read about my family's history, always wondered where the portuguese connection in my grandad's name came from. Hope to contact with you soon!!
 

Name: Danny Hill <dannyhill00@btinternet.com>
Date: 2006-06-09
Where are you from? Ballycastle , Northern Ireland
How did you find my website? Typed "HMS Copra" in Google
Comments:
My father served with the Royal Marines between April 1942 and Maarch 1946.His Division & Register No. was PLYX107588 (Quite close to Marine Laight's)! He served at Division/Ship : Dinosaur ; Quebec , and COPRA. He was later awarded the Burma Star , the Italy Star , and the France V.G. Star.These are not mentioned in his R.M. certificate of service , but on his RAF c.o.s.( but he didn't join the RAF until 1948 - after these campaigns had ended. I wonder if this might be because Copra was used by Special Forces? I'd welcome advice/suggestions, and will help in any way I can.
 

Name: BB <thebaffs@iinet.net.au>
Date: 2006-06-09
Where are you from? Western Australia
How did you find my website? surfing
Comments:
Originally from England have been researching family in Cambridge and Suffolk areas, haven't made any connections but enjoyed the looking. well done and thanks
 

Name: frederick corhtorn <fredcorthorn@hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-28
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
hello, i was wondering, by searching the web, if my surname, Corthorn, has something to do with your? because i find some similarity in the spelling and some other past scenenaries.
if you find any information it would nice because i know so little of my last name that just a few help wouldperfect. cheers.

 

Name: Danny <clearedfortakeoff_82@yahoo.com>
Date: 2006-05-24
Where are you from? Honolulu, Hawaii at the mo... Boston, Mass born/raised
How did you find my website? searched for dun cow on the net
Comments:
I lived in Christchurch for nearly 4 years while I was in the US Air Force... I left the forces in Sep '02, moved to Boston, then to Hawaii. I'm finally making it back to March to stay w/ friends this August. I can't wait to see my old place and everyone from the Dun Cow.. I've talked to Dave Jelly, I understand he's since sold the place. Take care. Danny
 

Name: Ros Shorting (Nee Judd) <leahviolet@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2006-05-22
Where are you from? UPWELL
How did you find my website? message left on Upwell Village website.
Comments:
Something I have always wanted to do, perhaps one day I will. Very interesting hobby.
 

Name: Audrey (DeCamp) Hoffman <audrey_hoffman@yahoo.com>
Date: 2006-05-10
Where are you from? Tulare, Tulare Co., California
How did you find my website? Looking for Beaupre Hall,
URL of your Family History related website I do not have a website
Comments:
I have been researching my family genealogy, and searched some maternal lines. I have found this very rewarding experience. My search lead me to a Thomas Beauprae,(My 15th great-grandfather) born about 1325 of Outwell, and many of his descendants that are my blood line from Outwell. Many of them mentioned as being born at Beauprae Hall. It was most exciting to find your website. Thank you, Audrey
 

Name: julie horn nee cobb <jbh1570@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2006-05-06
Where are you from? swansea
How did you find my website? via other sites
Comments:
My grandparents Reginald and Elsbeth Cobb, lived for many years at the Toll House in Christchurch. I have many happy childhood memories of Christchurch.
 

Name: Benjamin Hayhoe <jokermont@zedwick.co.uk>
Date: 2006-05-06
Where are you from? Soham
How did you find my website? Google search
Comments:
I just wanted to thank you so so much for the information you've given me. I'm 16 and doing a documentary on the history of the fens. I'd found numerous books and such with information, but it was all an awfully complicated Junction of rivers and roads. Your presentation is so much easier to take in, so thank you.
 

Name: trina balharrie <trina@hollymoon.co.uk>
Date: 2006-05-02
Where are you from? berkshire
How did you find my website? searching Walsoken/Wisbech
Comments:
Loved your snipets from the newspapers. I have some interesting pieces for my family (ALBINS 1869 and 1910) which I would be happy to share.

Trina Balharrie (nee Albins)

 

Name: Ron Hancock <ronhancock@ca.inter.net>
Date: 2006-04-24
Where are you from? Canada
Comments:
I have just received a marriage certificate that lists Eliza Barron (daughter of Thomas Barron)'s residence as Clenchwarton parish. Do you know if birth records of Clenchwarton are available on line for the period 1818-1822? LDS-IGI does not have anything.
 

Name: NIGEL LORD <niglord@lineone.net>
Date: 2006-04-23
Where are you from? now in Scotland, Wisbech born.
How did you find my website? brousing
Comments:
Thankyou for your time and sharing your site,

Serching for family Gibbs family history.

 

Name: NIGEL LORD <niglord@lineone.net>
Date: 2006-04-23
Where are you from? now in Scotland, Wisbech born.
How did you find my website? brousing
Comments:
Thankyou for your time and sharing your site,
 

Name: victoria cawthorn <short_a_24@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2006-04-22
Where are you from? leicestershire
How did you find my website? i was looking for my family roots who are from yorkshire
Comments:
thats was quite good i found it interesting even though i dont think were realated but the cawthorn name is cool. :-)

 

Name: Patricia Bennett <patbennett@telus.net>
Date: 2006-04-20
Where are you from? England originally, now living in Canada
How did you find my website? UK-Newspaper-Extracts.
Comments:
Thanks for sharing the information you have found. I'm sure this will be of use to lots of people researching their family history. Very interesting ... thanks again. Keep up the good work. Regards, Pat
 

Name: Gail Mylett <xpatch@acay.com.au>
Date: 2006-04-19
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Your email
Comments:
Very enjoyable site Ann - but how did you know who I was to include that poem written about me (Genealogy Addict!!)?

Thank you for sharing your addiction.

Gail
(Wisbech interests FROST and GILBY)

 

Name: Liz Abbott <abbott1@hot.net.au>
Date: 2006-04-19
Where are you from? New South Wales Australia
How did you find my website? News group "Newspapers"
URL of your Family History related website N/a
Comments:
great site

Spent much time reading .Will return again

 

Name: Janet O'Flaherty <johjan25@yahoo.com.au>
Date: 2006-04-19
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Checked it out before
Comments:
Your site gets better each time I check it out Ann. Very well done.
 

Name: russ henderson <russhenderson47@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2006-04-14
Where are you from? blackpool england
How did you find my website? by chance just surfing the web
Comments:
my friend and i along with our wives would like to visit the war graves in normandy, iam ex forces and i served in the falklands war in 82. we would love to come over and see the war graves but we would want to drive over and do our own thing if you could give us any information on hotels in the area we would be very grateful
regards russ.

 

Name: Susan M. Smith (nee Miller) <susan@smith7287.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: 2006-03-24
Where are you from? Suffolk, England
How did you find my website? A fellow researcher gave it to me
Comments:
You have done really well with your family history.
 

Name: Linda Lee <tjlee@citbroadband.com>
Date: 2006-03-23
Where are you from? Azle, Texas USA
How did you find my website? ebay
Comments:
Some of my husband's family came from England but I don't really have any idea what part or what their history is. I am a lacemaker who inherited the talent, desire, to make lace from my Swedish grandmother on my father's side.
 

Name: Erica Bent <ericabent@shaw.ca>
Date: 2006-03-19
Where are you from? Vancouver, Canada
How did you find my website? Googled "Bent" Manea, which brought me to the Wisbech Standard page and I just followed the links.
Comments:
Interesting history on the draining of the Fens. Did the Dutch engineer live in Over?

 

Name: Brian D Osler <enginedog@comcast.net>
Date: 2006-03-14
Where are you from? Spokane Wa .Downhan Market England
How did you find my website? looking up the Osler name
Comments:
I was trying to find some information on my grandfather Queenies husband
 

Name: dean cawthorn <annacawthorn@aol.com>
Date: 2006-03-14
Where are you from? boston lincs
How did you find my website? just found it
Comments:
very good my granddad was named henrycawthorn is father was called william born 1867 or 69 henry was born in march camb so was william i think trying to find william parants im new at this computer thing
 

Name: mark cawthorn <cess65@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2006-03-12
Where are you from? goole,e yorkshire
How did you find my website? wanadoo search
Comments:
i am just starting to research my family who as far as i can tell are all from yorkshire.Thanks for posting your information, it makes for interesting reading even though our families don`t seem to be linked
thanks,
mark.

 

Name: Rita How <jshow@how11.fsnet.co.uk>
Date: 2006-03-01
Where are you from? Hertfordshire
How did you find my website? fresurnamesearch
Comments:
Brilliant site well done!
 

Name: Patricia Ann Hills, formerly Scott <chhills@aol.com>
Date: 2006-02-19
Where are you from? Wisbech
How did you find my website? Lookning for Scott family history
Comments:
My father was George Arthur James Scott born 1914 <br>His father was James William Scott born 31-10-1885 in Littleport.His parents were George Scott and Mary Elizabeth Richer.They had a son Thomas Scott who married a Mary Ann Simpkin. <br>I am looking for information regarding Thomas father William who I know died in Welney in 1838. His wife was Mary <br>Can you help. Many thanks
 

Name: sue <westfensui@aol.com>
Date: 2006-02-19
Where are you from? London but now living in christchurch
How did you find my website? internet
Comments:
very interesting, i am presently studying at the college of east anglia and have to decide on a topic for next year, could you tell me if the village has any roman connections, as i have heard it may have.
 

Name: Gail Mylett <xpatch@acay.com.au>
Date: 2006-02-18
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Through Rootschat
Comments:
Ann, enjoyed your snippets very much - I have Gilbys and Frosts from the Wisbech area. Regards, Gail
 

Name: S Smith <westsmith@ukonline.co.uk>
Date: 2006-02-17
Where are you from? Yorkshire
How did you find my website? Roots web link
Comments:
Great Site although I did not find any of my rellies. Both sides of my family came from this area (although they did not know it) so I have plenty of interest. Well done.
 

Name: Patrick Hurley <hurley@vtr.net>
Date: 2006-02-16
Where are you from? Chile
How did you find my website? By typing Cawthorn Village in Google
Comments:
My mother was Gladys Mary Jones Corthorn, daughter of Richard Jones and Maria Louise Corthorn. We have traced back our roots and found that my mothers second last name Corthorn originates from Cawthorn Village or town North west of London. We have lots of information on the Family all the way back to to Thomas Cawthorne married to Luce Coward on 28 November 1556 in Cambs. Luce was born in Cambs on 12 January 1548. <br> <br>It would be nice to contact directly, if you have time, and exchange some information. My Gt.- Gr.- Father Frederick William Corthorn came to Perú during the second half of 19th. Century. <br> <br>Kind regards <br> <br>Patrick Hurley <br>hurley@vtr.net
 

Name: Bel Docherty <beldoc@AOL.com>
Date: 2006-02-12
Where are you from? Northamptonshire
How did you find my website? On the internet.
Comments:
Interesting, On researching my family history, I found that one branch of my family originated in the Fenlands.
 

Name: Ella Cawthorn <chrispol@bigpond.net.au>
Date: 2006-02-06
Where are you from? Melbourne, Australia
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
My father Peter Cawthorn was born in Auckland in 1957 and my grandfather Graham Cawthorn was born in Wellington in 1923.
 

Name: Jonathan Scales <paulawheatley@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2006-02-02
Where are you from? Stevenage , Herts, England. but live in NZ.
How did you find my website? www.genesreunited.co.uk
Comments:
Hi, my family comes from Baldock ,Herts.My Great grandfather was George Scales born c 1864,wife,Agnes Spacey,children Reginald Bertram Scales born 1896. Also Ellen , Douglas, And Millie. I have just started my search and your website came up. my be conected ? All the best Jon
 

Name: Barry J D Wilson <valbarr@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2006-01-30
Where are you from? originally,Albert Avenue,Gedney,Nr. Spalding
Comments:
I am just interested in anything about the area that i grew up in, on top of which i am trying to trace info. about my Uncle who used to live along the Tyde-cut, the only time i ever meet him was when i was 14 years old in 1953, and out helping to deliver Beer and mineral water, working for Dawes bottling plant in Long sutton. There is a lot of minor intrigue with regards to my family, and like a lot of families in those days, they never seemed to say much about any other members of their family. Barry J D Wilson (Baz Willy)
 

Name: Ted Crooks <ted.crooks@blueyonder.co.uk>
Date: 2006-01-29
Where are you from? Croydon, Surrey
How did you find my website? Cambridgeshire, Rootsweb List
Comments:
Thanks to your efforts I found the death notice of my William Setchfield [b1794]at Doddington in 1888.
Thanks again.

 

Name: Ron Smith <ronandcarey@earthlink.net>
Date: 2006-01-28
Where are you from? Atlanta
How did you find my website? received email from Ann McClean
URL of your Family History related website N/a
Comments:
Your background sounds similar to mine, English with a little Irish thrown in
 

Name: Sandra <sandramma@nettaxi.com>
Date: 2006-01-27
Comments:
Excellent site. useful information. amazing site.
 

Name: Danny Fisher <dmf@fisher.uk.net>
Date: 2006-01-24
Where are you from? Chester, England
How did you find my website? Rootsweb archive
Comments:
Possibly useful in future. Thanks for your efforts
 

Name: Ian Reynolds <dododoogle@aol.com>
Date: 2006-01-23
Where are you from? Luddenden, West Yorks
How did you find my website? Aol seatch
Comments:
Thank you,thank you. Great site - was also able to confirm that Amy Neal (nee Cawthorn) was the landlady of the White Swan, Emneth. Ta muchly!
 

Name: GARY SCOTT <garykimtommy@aol.com>
Date: 2006-01-22
Where are you from? LEICESTER
How did you find my website? FAMILY HISTORY SEARCH
Comments:
I am currently in the (as you probably know) LENGTHY process of putting together my family tree, and all i know on my Father's side there were Scott's in the Wisbech area of Cambridgeshire-anything you can do to help me would be appreciated, as all my Dad (Don Scott) knows is soon after passing his driving test he took his Sister (Jean Scott) to Wisbech to visit a family member this was in the 60's
 

Name: Margaret McIntosh <marmac51@hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-01-10
Where are you from? Australlia
How did you find my website? Through the Wisbech maillist
Comments:
Thanks for the transcriptions from the Wisbech standard. Have found a family marriage in 1899! Absolutely delighted.
Keep up the good work.
Margaret in Australia.

 

Name: Sheila <Geordie2@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2006-01-02
Where are you from? Tyneside UK but live in New Zealand now
How did you find my website? Known about it for some time
URL of your Family History related website Haven't got one
Comments:
Most interesting articles, I love to read them and sometimes print them off for my records. Thanks for the work you do in creating this site.
 

Name: Lesley Jones <graham.lesley@tesco.net>
Date: 2006-01-02
Where are you from? Wisbech originally, now Stoke on Trent
How did you find my website? Via Fenland list
Comments:
Interesting to look through although didn't find any of my lot but will keep looking.
I knew of some Cawthorns who lived in Victoria Rd Wisbech - are they anything to do with your family?
Lesley

 

Name: VAL BARWICK-FRYER <VAL9@VASLBUSHHOUSE.WANADOO.CO.UK>
Date: 2005-12-28
Where are you from? VERDUB ROAD, WISBECH
How did you find my website? IT CAME UP ON MY RESEARCH FROM THE PHOTO'S OF WISBECH MANY MONTHS AGO.
Comments:
WHAT A FANTASTIC JOB YOU ARE DOING, I HAVEN'T AS YET SEEN ANY RELATIVES BUT AM SURE I WILL IN GOOD TIME BUT HAVE SEEN NAMES OF OLD SCHOOL FRIENDS OBVIOUS RELATIVES, YOU A A TRUE GEM AND AM SURE YOU WILL BE APPRECIATED OVER MANY MANY MILES. HAPPY NEW YEAR. I LOVED YOUR WISBECH PHOTO'S YOU PUT UP MANY MONTHS AGO,
 

Name: Jane Freeman <jem.freeman@tesco.net>
Date: 2005-12-28
Where are you from? Cambridge
How did you find my website? Cambs List on Rootsweb
Comments:
I came across to read the Wisbech Standard extracts. Really enjoyed the one about the Boer War - many thanks for taking the trouble to transcribe them.

Best wishes for 2006.
Jane

 

Name: Malcolm GILBY <ukmal@gilby.info>
Date: 2005-12-28
Where are you from? Durham ( ggg/m from Leverington )
How did you find my website? Fens list
URL of your Family History related website Rootsweb
Comments:
Laudable efforts....a 'must read'!
 

Name: mike spooner <mspooner@magma.ca>
Date: 2005-12-28
Where are you from? Kings Lynn
How did you find my website? Wisbech web site
Comments:
Always interested in things related to Wisbech as many distant relatives originated from there,thank you for all the work involved and hopefully some knowledge will be gleaned from same. REgards Mike Spooner in snowy Ottawa Canada.
 

Name: John Greenwood <whimsy@iinet.net.au>
Date: 2005-12-28
Where are you from? Canberra = Down Under
How did you find my website? Wisbech Mailing List
Comments:
Very informative. Your snippets from Wisbech Standard have provided a new clue or more headaches in my research. I am researching King and Cobb families from Wisbech and Greenwood family who were in Tydd St Giles in 1841.
 

Name: Greg Thorp <ggt@tpg.com.au>
Date: 2005-12-28
Where are you from? Sydney, Australia
How did you find my website? Your work is well known
URL of your Family History related website Not on web
Comments:

Presume the Wisbech Standard does not have filmed copies of its early editions if you need go to the library/museum to see them

Good hunting in 2006

GT ( an old Walpole and T St J family)

 

Name: Bert Arter <bert.arter@btinternet.com>
Date: 2005-12-27
Where are you from? Stibbard, Norfolk
How did you find my website? Via yoir email to ENGLISH-FENS-L
URL of your Family History related website Dont have one
Comments:
You publish some interesting bits about Fens families. Keep it up. Kind regards and best wishes for 2006. Bert
 

Name: Gail Mylett <xpatch@acay.com.au>
Date: 2005-12-27
Where are you from? Central Coast, NSW, Australia
How did you find my website? Subscribe to Wisbech site
Comments:
Enjoyed these snippets very much - looking forward to some more!
 

Name: Joy Cropper <phillip.cropper@btinternet.com>
Date: 2005-12-27
Where are you from? Cheshire
How did you find my website? Wisbech mailing list
Comments:
Hello Ann
I looked at your site out of curiosity not expecting to find anything relating to my ancestors names. I was therefore very surpised to see the announcement of the death of John Groves on 27 Sept. 1888. He was my 3xGt.Grandfather. I will put your site to my favourites list and check on it every now and again. The names I am interested in are BEST and STRATTON from March and GROVES who originated from the Benwick and Doddington areas.
Keep up the good work!
Joy Cropper

 

Name: Edward Crooks <ted.crooks@blueyonder.co.uk>
Date: 2005-12-27
Where are you from? Selsdon, Surrey
How did you find my website? [ENG-CAMB] list
Comments:
Congratulations on a very good and interesting site. Haven't yet found any of my Setchfield's but will continue looking.
Thanks for making your info' available, it is appreciated.

 

Name: Louise Nicholls <pleasepay@tentshon.wanadoo.co.uk>
Date: 2005-12-17
Where are you from? barnet, luton, birmingham
How did you find my website? google search
Comments:
fab site very well laid out. Found it whilst researching family tree fof PLAYFAIR / PLAYFOR in wisbech area, if you do know anything of this family id really appreciate any info, cheers lou
 

Name: Lucia <the4jacks@btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-12-12
Where are you from? The Four Jacks. Wisbech
How did you find my website? Searching for Inns and Pubs in Wisbech in 1845
Comments:
I am trying to get more information about The Shipwrights Arms,Wisbech, an Inn kept by a Mrs. Ely in 1845, now The Four Jacks.
 

Name: Debbie <aunflorrie57@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: 2005-12-09
Where are you from? Ely, cambridgeshire
How did you find my website? via Cambridgeshie Family history Society web page
Comments:
I was interested in your web page as I am tracing my family tree. My mother was born in Christchurch in 1932. Her Mother dies at the age of 2 and she was adopted by her aunt, also from Christchurch. The names I am tracing are Trower and Fisher
 

Name: Avram Russo <blabla@bla.net>
Date: 2005-12-09
Where are you from? Ra
URL of your Family History related website http://wowwow.5u.com/travel.html
Comments:
Great book. I just want to say what a fantastic thing you are doing! Good luck!
 

Name: Supratik Mukherji <visvapriya@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-06
Where are you from? Western Australia
How did you find my website? Google search
URL of your Family History related website n/a
Comments:
07 December 2005
Dear Ann

I am trying to locate living descendents of the Late Colonel Philip Meadows Taylor.
Philip Meadows Taylor [(b. 25 September, 1808) (d. 13 May, 1876)]married Mary Palmer, daughter of William Palmer (Senior)in 1832. William Palmer served the East India Co.; was stationed in Poona.
Some detail on Taylor:
Philip Meadows Taylor: born at Liverpool (Slater Street; family later moved to Brookfield and Rodney Street); died at Mentone (Southern France?)
Taylor writes in his autobiography, “The Story of My Life” (HumphreyMilford, Oxford University Press, 1920):
… My father, Mr. Philip Meadows Taylor, was the only surviving son of the Rev. Philip Taylor, of Old Court, Harold’s Cross, in the county of Dublin. My mother was the youngest daughter of Bertram Mitford, Esq., of Mitford Castle, in the county of Northumberland, one of the most ancient Saxon families of England …
My father’s ancestors were of a North Lancashire family, and have been traced to Lancaster, where they were known in the fifteenth century…
The 1920 edition of the above book (publisher: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press) has a Conclusion written by Meadows Taylor’s daughter, Alice M. Taylor.
The address of Alice Taylor is Hunmanby Vicarage. Date: 15 September 1877.
Page 13-14 of the same edition have family/ancestral information in quite some detail: … Rev. Robert Mitford Taylor (RMT), Meadows Taylor’s brother was vicar of Hunmanby for 40 years during early-late 19th century. RMT’s only son, Rev. Robert Taylor could also be vicar of Hunmanby. At around 1877 Rev. Edward Mitford was living in Hunmanby Vicarage.
Online information at: http://15.1911encyclopedia.org/T/TA/TAYLOR_PHILIP_MEADOWS.htm
or at http://1911encyclopedia.org/index.htm
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While I am trying to find Taylor's descendents through the Mitford link of Hunmanby, Yorkshire, can you please advise if you have any information on the same through the Palmer lineage? Any further referral possible?
Kind regards
Supratik



 

Name: Clyde Cauthen <ccauthen@tampabay.rr.com>
Date: 2005-12-02
Where are you from? South Carolina line, Thomas Cawthorne
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
Hello . . . I don't know if we are related . . . My line is original from the Carolina's. We've traced our line back to Thomas Cawthorne, abt 1529, Yorkshire England.
Thru Richard Cawthorn, William Buck, John Milton. Arista Cauthen was my grandfather, Sarah Stover, grandmother.

 

Name: Kay <kay-uk@btconnect.com>
Date: 2005-12-01
Where are you from? via the link on your email on the Cambridgeshire link
How did you find my website? clicked the link
URL of your Family History related website haven't got round to one yet
Comments:
Hi Ann - not a direct link to myself, but my husband's Grandmother Alice Rumbelow's first marriage was to a Frederick George Scott possibly from Newmarket, but he could have moved there as I believe he worked on the railways. They married in 1903, and she had married my husbands grandfather by 1911. She was born in 1811 at Clayway Drove Ely. They had 3 sons George born around 1905 - Arthur Reginald born Oct-1906 Enfield, Middlesex, and Cecil Claude born Sep-1909 Edmonton, Middx. Believe they married in 1903 at Edmonton, Middx. Alice moved back to Ely after his death.

Do they link into yours at all?

Regards
Kay

 

Name: Celia <celia9671@msn.com>
Date: 2005-11-29
Where are you from? Alberta, Canada
How did you find my website? Looking for Scales
Comments:
I have Scales, Smith and Watson as well as Craig in my family tree. George Scales - Eng. married Catherine Craig (Scotish) asnd Thomas James Watson (Irish) married Grace Smith (Scotish. They all lived in Ontario in the 1800s. Celia
 

Name: Barry J D Wilson <valbarr@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2005-11-29
Where are you from? originally,Albert Avenue,Gedney,Nr. Spalding
URL of your Family History related website L.F.H.Society
Comments:
I was born 15-08-1938 in Gedney, Nr Long Sutton. My schooling was at Long Sutton Secondary Modern, before Peel School on Roman Bank.There was 11 Children in my family, which was a very hard slog in those days, land work was the only work untill the end of the 2rd world war.Father's name was Fred Wilson who had 4 other brothers,one i am still looking for Named Stanley Wilson,last seen in 1953 working a small farm on the banks of the Tyde Cut,he had 2 children that i knew of. I would dearly love to find any trace of my Uncle or his family,idid hear that he was buried in Terrington St.Clements,unconfirmed. Much more to be said,but it is good to see someone getting on the Web.
 

Name: Sonja Taylor-Uhlmann <suhlies@optusnet.com.au>
Date: 2005-11-28
Where are you from? Queensland, Australia.
How did you find my website? Cambs mailing list
Comments:
I followed your link after the posting regarding lowlifes pilfering from web sites. Even though I have absolutely no link to your family, I have thoroughly enjoyed wandering about learning about the CAWTHORN lot! You have done a wonderful job and the website is so clear and well designed. It is truly a credit to you! Hope you don't mind if I pop back to see further developments!
Cheers,
Sonja

 

Name: Ian Sutherland <ianjamessutherland@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-28
Where are you from? Essex, UK
How did you find my website? Fens Rootsweb
URL of your Family History related website None
Comments:
Good design & layout. Pity there is no connection with my interests!
 

Name: celia Fraser <Celia_76@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-23
Where are you from? I now live in spain but from Portsmouth
How did you find my website? Philip Palmer
Comments:
I have just found that philip and I share the same Grandfather but on the Hill side of the family and he gave me the web address to look through...I would like to create a web site like yours at some point ...but how to start i am at aloss.
Thank you for a very interesting tour
regards celia fraser

 

Name: Neville A Palmer <napalmer@telusplanet.net>
Date: 2005-11-18
Where are you from? Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
How did you find my website? Googled my name & I got ya!!!
Comments:
What a fab site, so exciting & so much info. Browsing the guest book I see I think many relatives? I am one of the out of wedlock children of Charles Fransisco DaSilva Palmer, (born 1884 & died 27 July,1940) buried in Denver Cemetry, Norfolk & Sarah Rebecca Trundle 1911 - 2002. I am direct descendant of Stephen Palmer 1782 - 1865 & Maria DeSilva 1794 - 1865. Emmanuel Palmer 1820 - 1891 & Susannah Parker nee Williams 1827 - ? Fransisco & Mary Palmer who had sons Frisco (my Dad) Algie who married Lilly Webb,Ronald who married Ottie Osler & Hilda married Ray Lucas. I do have some old pictures given to me by Aunt Queenie (dads sister) if any body is interested!!! I would wecome any other pictures & family tree info. I have lived in Canada since 1971. I will be in Downham Market next March & staying with my brother Mervyn. Would like to get together with anyone who is interested. Thanks again for producing & maintaining this wonderful site, I shall be spending many hours looking over the letters etc. Nite all!!!
 

Name: Maurice Brown Palmer <mauricebpalmer@aol.com>
Date: 2005-11-10
Where are you from? Derby
How did you find my website? Google
URL of your Family History related website Palmer
Comments:
Father Peter Maurice Palmer Derby, Grandfather Sidney Palmer of Ashbourne
 

Name: Brenda Masters <breder@bigpond.net.au>
Date: 2005-11-10
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Searching for Scales
Comments:
Very good but unfortunately not my Scales
 

Name: Mel PALMER <mel@bossabar.com>
Date: 2005-11-08
Where are you from? Leicester - originally Derby
How did you find my website? Google Search
Comments:
Email despatched
 

Name: William(Bill) Palmer <billmar1@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: 2005-11-03
Where are you from? Bognor Regis, West Sussex
How did you find my website? Google (Palmer Family History)
Comments:
I have just started to research the PALMER history & found your web page very intresting. My side of the family come from Bognor Regis, Rochester Kent and Bournemouth. Have you come across this side of the PALMER'S ?
 

Name: Catherine Tenney <tenney@fibernetmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-02
Where are you from? USA
How did you find my website? Looking for the Scales family history on Google
Comments:
Our Scales family came from Hertfordshire. George Scales (1805) was chr in Hatfield and is the son of William (born in Willian). His daughter, Eliza Scales (1833) was chr in North Mimms. She married James Hampton. Of course, I would be interested in knowing if our families connect.
 

Name: Frank Palmer <frankandevelynpalmer@yahoo.com>
Date: 2005-10-30
Where are you from? Oregon, USA
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
I am a descendant of Andrew Warren Palmer of Illinois
 

Name: robert little <thelittles@eftel.net.au>
Date: 2005-10-24
Where are you from? australia
How did you find my website? surfing
Comments:
found one of my ancestors was a landlord
 

Name: Maryanne Burwell <mbur601@aol.com>
Date: 2005-10-17
Where are you from? Wheeling, WV United States
How did you find my website? searched my own name and came here
Comments:
My ex husband must be related as there are several Johns, Georges, and Allan as a middle name.
 

Name: Derek Pratt <Watphot39@aol.com>
Date: 2005-10-16
Where are you from? Hanwell, London
How did you find my website? Researching Outwell & Upwell for my pictorial book
Comments:
The old name of Welle was new to me and I will probably use it in the photo caption.
 

Name: Sheila Watt <rmandswatt@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-14
Where are you from? Scotland
How did you find my website? Ulster Ancestry Geneology Site
Comments:
Have sent notice on Ulster Ancestry Website. I have just begun to search family history - I am hooked!
Have begun mainly on my mother's side. At present researching Hagen and McLean names (originated Dungannon County Tyrone) Some confusion over spelling of Hagen. Could be Haggan. I plod on!!

Wonder if there could be some connections here!
Regards Sheila Watt

 

Name: Carol J. Markillie <markilli@inreach.com>
Date: 2005-10-13
Where are you from? Elk Grove, California
How did you find my website? searching on Google
Comments:
Thank you for showing a bit of history which involved my MARKILLIE ancestors from Thomas MARKILLIE 1774-1871 cottager and his second family.
Thought the webpages well done and informative.

Regards -
Carol

 

Name: gary boyce <suesenior@onetel.com>
Date: 2005-10-13
Where are you from? methwold
How did you find my website? looking for methwold
URL of your Family History related website dont know what this means
Comments:
I am the grandson of Clarence + Mabel Palmer of methwold I am the local butcher and still live in the house my grandparents lived in
 

Name: gary boyce <suesenior@onetel.com>
Date: 2005-10-13
Where are you from? methwold
How did you find my website? looking for methwold
URL of your Family History related website dont know what this means
Comments:
I am the grandson of Clarence + Mabel Palmer of methwold I am the local butcher and still live in the house my grandparents lived in
 

Name: Paul Palmer <pogpalmer@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-12
Where are you from? origin wisbeach
How did you find my website? Son alex found it
Comments:
Hi very good site will look forward to spending many hours going through it.

Paul

 

Name: GARRY P SMITH <SMITHY.COM.AU@HOTMAIL.COM.AU>
Date: 2005-10-12
Where are you from? ORIG/READING BERKS.UK
How did you find my website? LOOKING AT 821 SQAUDRON
URL of your Family History related website GENE RELATED..GOOGLE
Comments:
MY DAD WAS IN 821 SQUADRON FROM 1943,TRYING TO FIND PEOPLE WHO NEW HIM.FLEW AS REAR GUNNER BARACUDOS OVER NORWAY.DONT NO TO MUCH AS YET.HE PARSED AWAY LAST YEAR,TOLD ME SOME THINGS. BUT WOULD LIKE TO FIND OUT MORE.I LIVE IN MADDINGTON PERTH WESTERN AUTRALIA NOW.WOULD LIKE TO HERE FOM YOU.YOURS FAITHFULLY GP SMITH.
 

Name: GARRY P SMITH <SMITHY.COM.AU@HOTMAIL.COM.AU>
Date: 2005-10-12
Where are you from? ORIG/READING BERKS.UK
How did you find my website? LOOKING AT 821 SQAUDRON
Comments:
MY DAD WAS IN 821 SQUADRON FROM 1943,TRYING TO FIND PEOPLE WHO NEW HIM.FLEW AS REAR GUNNER BARACUDOS OVER NORWAY.DONT NO TO MUCH AS YET.HE PARSED AWAY LAST YEAR,TOLD ME SOME THINGS. BUT WOULD LIKE TO FIND OUT MORE.I LIVE IN MADDINGTON PERTH WESTERN AUTRALIA NOW.WOULD LIKE TO HERE FOM YOU.YPUS FAITHFULLY GP SMITH.
 

Name: Alex Palmer <palmer104@msn.com>
Date: 2005-10-12
Where are you from? Cambridge
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
Woo, Sorry its my second signing of the day! just realised i went to the reunion in 2003. It is amazing to see this web site. Is the family tree any where on here? Great site so nice to see so much information about our familys history! is there date set for the next family reunion?

Alex Palmer

 

Name: Alex Palmer <palmer104@msn.com>
Date: 2005-10-12
Where are you from? Cambridge
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
Great web site. I live in cambridge too, & was looking for information on my family tree because i had recently heard about my family once living in Burwell. Very cool web site!
 

Name: Michelle <michelle.bullivant@talk21.com>
Date: 2005-09-27
Where are you from? Cherry Hinton Cambridge
How did you find my website? Goole/ Cambridge Family history site
URL of your Family History related website Genes reunited
Comments:
I am researching Euximoor Drove ( Christchurch ) as my sister has a house there. I also work as an archaeologist and historian. In addition a lot of my family came from Wisbeach area and I have just started my family tree research.
Thanks
Michelle.

 

Name: Cary Clark <caryclark1783@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-27
Where are you from? cornwall
How did you find my website? upwell village webby
Comments:
If any of my family was there i would go ape....
disgracefull tbh

 

Name: Carol Novak <chnovak@mindspring.com>
Date: 2005-09-22
Where are you from? St. Louis, MO USA
How did you find my website? search on Henry Teed
URL of your Family History related website www.hennessytree.com
Comments:
My grandmother Ida Teed, daughter of Henry MADGHAM Teed (and brother of Susannah), married William Patrick Hennessy. My family site is not yet ready.

Yours is lovely. I am so impressed that the sampler has been preserved all these years.

Regards, Carol Hennessy Novak

 

Name: Gail Mylett <xpatch@acay.com.au>
Date: 2005-09-18
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Subscribing to Wisbech area
Comments:
An ancestor, John Frederick Gilby, was born (St Mary's I think) Wisbech in 1846. He migrated to Australia in 1866 (no records in shipping registers but that's not unusual). Don't know about his past but are you interested in info.about him from Australia?

Regards,
Gail

 

Name: house design <bestoflife@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-18
Comments:
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Name: roy cox <coxrw@rosemary.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: 2005-09-17
Where are you from? march
How did you find my website? see comments
Comments:
I am trying to trace a Margaret Green nee Arnold who was born in Hockwold approx 1817. she married in Upwell in 1834 and was last found on 1881 census.Not able to find a burial in Upwell parish registers and wondered if she had become a non-com. Found your site in my searchs.I am absolutely disgusted by the desecration & sacrilege of the Graveyard. More so when it appears that the Parish council have no objection to the proposed future development of the site.
 

Name: chris ketteringham <chris_kett@msn.com>
Date: 2005-09-15
Where are you from? australia
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
just looking around on the net
 

Name: Maureen <maureen@autoinspirations.com.au>
Date: 2005-09-09
Where are you from? Melbourne, Victoria
Comments:
Hi Ann, just had a further look and found your cemetery photos. How sad that there's no sense of history. Surely the gravestones could have at least been relocated. What a shame. I hope someone was able to transcribe the headstones before the awful desecration took place.
 

Name: Maureen <maureen@autoinspirations.com.au>
Date: 2005-09-09
Where are you from? Melbourne, Victoria
How did you find my website? Posted on Aussir General Research site
Comments:
Great site. Loved your photos and postcards and especially related to the Genie chuckles.
 

Name: Marion Key <ckey@bigpond .net.au>
Date: 2005-08-27
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? CFH
URL of your Family History related website CFH Family Trees
Comments:
It is very sad to see such desicration of graves .My Husband is from Cambs I am Australian It makes one wonder if all of our ancestors Resting places are in for the same Fate Marion (3296)Key
 

Name: Marion Key <ckey@bigpond .net.au>
Date: 2005-08-27
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? CFH
URL of your Family History related website CFH Family Trees
Comments:
It is very sad to see such desicration of graves .My Husband is from Cambs I am Australian It makes one wonder if all of our ancestors Resting places are in for the same Fate
 

Name: Lou <LouiEvn@aol.com>
Date: 2005-08-27
Where are you from? Powys
How did you find my website? Link was sent to me
Comments:
I am absolutely appalled by the way in which the church grave yard has been desecrated. Has this man no morals?
 

Name: Nigel Searle <searle.famhist@btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-08-20
Where are you from? Kenya
How did you find my website? Cambridge F.H.S
Comments:
I wonder how we can protect such desicration
 

Name: Rosie Nichols <xpn11@aol.com>
Date: 2005-08-19
Where are you from? Norfolk
How did you find my website? Rootsweb Norfolk -L
Comments:
My great uncle George Morris of Christchurch was married to a Gladys Russell.My Great Great grandparents Henry and Annie Hall lived in Upwell but I have no idea if they were buried in the Chapel grounds. Too late to check now!
Am adding your site to my research log.

 

Name: Canon Robert Tuck <rctuck@isn.net>
Date: 2005-08-19
Where are you from? Prince Edward Island, Canada
How did you find my website? via the Norfolk List
URL of your Family History related website www.isn.net/friartuck/tuck>
Comments:
my grandfather, his parents and older brother are all buried in Hilborough churchyard in Norfolk. Their graves and much of the churchyard are not well kept. A junk dealer lives in the big house that once housed the squire who used to own and look after everything, including the condition of the graves in the churchyard. Last winter a tree came down and broke off my great grandfather's tombstone at its base. Instead of blaming the British, I got the rector (who has 10 other medieval parish churches to look after) to get a quotation from stonemasons (Brett's) in Watton for restoring the graves, and then tracked down all 30 of my great grandfather's other adult descendants (who live in both the UK and N. America) and sent them letters with pictures showing the condition of the family graves and asking them for money. So last month I sent the rector a money order for 471.85 pounds to be used in restoring the family graves. The work is supposed to be done before the end of November when special services are planned to mark the parish's links with Horatio Lord Nelson, whose father, brother and uncle were all at one time or another rectors of Hilborough. The C of E has a difficult enough time looking after its living members (not to mention its ancient churches) without having to maintain its dead ones as well - so it's only right that their descendants should chip in and help out.
 

Name: Peter StJohanser <peterstjo@slingshot.co.nz>
Date: 2005-08-19
Where are you from? New Zealand
How did you find my website? Norfolk list
Comments:
This is horrific. As you say the damage has been done. Retribution should be exacted through broadcasting that the development is on a gravesite and any purchaser should take account of the disturbed bodies that were resting there. That should keep the price down and hit him in the pocket.
Carlisle cemetry were great when the floods took away my grandfather's stone. They are to re-erect it.

 

Name: Cretia Olsen <Mama2see@aol.com>
Date: 2005-08-17
Where are you from? Alaska..
How did you find my website? internet ..
URL of your Family History related website Olsen-Knightall
Comments:
..I was horrified by the destruction of the cemetary headstones..How on earth was this allowed to happen? I think of all those people who could have enjoyed the information about their families history..to visit where their ancestors were laid to rest..
Evidently there is no rest..at least at that cemetary.
I have never been able to come to England but when I do come I sure hope that I will be able to find the cemetaries in tact so that I can see and appreciate those who went before me..
No wonder the people are upset..They should be..

 

Name: Janet <johjan25@yahoo.com.au>
Date: 2005-08-17
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? English Fens Mail list
Comments:
Checked it out to look at the photo's of the Baptsit churchyard gravestones and found we are distantly related, through the MEANS/Cawthorn. also possibly through the SCOTT, SAVAGE, BERRY, Dawson families.
Will contact you direct.

 

Name: Jack Oglesby <joglesby@accesscomm.ca>
Date: 2005-08-15
Where are you from? Terrington St. Cl;ement, Norfolk, UK
How did you find my website? Via Fenland Family Hist. Soc.
URL of your Family History related website none
Comments:
I looked through your website which amazed me. Congrats. on you achievement. I wish that my mind was as organized as yours.
I noted one comment from Tina re. a Jane Oglesby. All of my family Oglesbys came from the fenland area, Terrington St. John, Wisbech, Terrington St. Clement. Maybe no connection! Maybe Tina coud leave a message re. this item.

Jack Oglesby

 

Name: HUBERT FLOWERS <flt1469@bellsouth.net>
Date: 2005-08-15
Where are you from? NEW YORK NATIVE
How did you find my website? BANBURY
URL of your Family History related website BANBURY FRONT PAGE
Comments:
EX REPORTING ON GRAVE SITES,ONE SHALL REAP WHAT ONE SOWS...
SEND THIS TO THE DEVELOPER HELL IS FOR ETERNITY
RESPECT FOR ALL THE PEOPLE BEFORE US ,IS A COMMAND
FROM OUR GOD.

 

Name: debbi <debbi2k@aol.com>
Date: 2005-08-15
Where are you from? Devon
How did you find my website? from Wisbeach email forum
URL of your Family History related website http://groups.msn.com/debbiandfriends/
Comments:
A excellant site.full of useful pictures and info.

I am researching Clarke of Wisbech,butchers of Market street.Have been looking for help with gravestone pictures and also picture of the Admiral Nelson Inn, Wisbech.

Well Done:)

Debbi

 

Name: Steve Medlen <srm@ast.cam.ac.uk>
Date: 2005-08-15
Where are you from? Marshland St James
How did you find my website? googled for "Upwell Baptist graveyard"
Comments:
I pass the Upwell chapel on my way to work. I was shocked to see that the tombstones had been destroyed especially that of the second world war RAF aircrew.
 

Name: daphne elworthy <daphneelworthy@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-15
Where are you from? vancouver, canada
How did you find my website? google search upwell hall
Comments:
My father's family home was Upwell Hall. His father was Charles Elworthy and his grandfather was William Elworthy. My father was given the obtion of buying it in 1926 but declined as he was young and wanted to travel. We visited Upwell and went to the family home in 1964. I have photos, but am trying to find out more of it's history. Do you have any more information?
 

Name: Chanda Seibert Blitch <seiblitch@charter.net>
Date: 2005-08-15
Where are you from? Hickory, North Carolina, USA
How did you find my website? Subscriber to English-Fens-L@rootsweb.com
Comments:
This clearance of headstones at Upwell Baptist Church is simply horrendous! My sincere sympathies to you on this loss of your family history. I can't believe there is no legal action to prevent this desecration.
 

Name: Lauretta Rogerson <lauretta@nextthesea.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: 2005-08-14
Where are you from? Now - Wells-next-the-Sea Norfolk
How did you find my website? Through Fens Messages
URL of your Family History related website Do not have one
Comments:
I am absolutely appalled by the sight of your pictures.
My WHYBROW/BARNES family(Late 18thC) were from Upwell Gt Granny born there. To my knowledge no Baptists in ancestors.
However I am sure what has been done is not allowed - unless
notification was given in press etc.
I will follow progress with interest.
Thank You very much

 

Name: Carol Markillie <markilli@inreach.com>
Date: 2005-08-13
Where are you from? Elk Grove, California
How did you find my website? From various emails
Comments:
Hi Ann: Many thanks for the photos of Upwell Baptist cemetery.
The last burial of a Means is probably someone related to my great aunt Granville Markillie Means. I have others in this cemetery also. Very sad that it is being destroyed.
Best to you -
Carol

 

Name: Dean Hettenbach <djhetten@tctelco.net>
Date: 2005-08-12
Where are you from? White City, Kansas, USA
How did you find my website? Rootsweb/Wisbech area
Comments:
Thank you for alerting those of us with interest in Wisbech and area to the loss of documentation, tombstones, markers, and even the final resting places of those in our heritage. Researching any and all branches of the Hircock family name. Good luck and best wishes in your quest!
 

Name: Edmund C Palmer <palmerfam06@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-11
Where are you from? Saint Lucia West Indies
How did you find my website? Search
URL of your Family History related website None
Comments:
nice site.
 

Name: Amy Palmer <crazy_ferret25@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-09
Where are you from? Oxford
How did you find my website? google search
Comments:
It's amazing how many Palmers ther are. Well Done with your reseach. I'm starting my own but on my close family at the moment but as no one talks bout they deceasd family I'm findin it very hard.Good Luck with your future research.
 

Name: Carolyn Arquero (Smith) <blazers@teleline.es>
Date: 2005-08-01
Where are you from? King's Lynn, Norfolk
How did you find my website? Google (Looking for Queenie De Silva )
Comments:
I am Mary Smith's (Osler)daughter. Mary was one of Queenie's daughters born on 15th October l923 who married Leslie Smith in King's Lynn. Am now trying to trace relatives of both.
 

Name: Carolyn Arquero <blazers@teleline.es>
Date: 2005-07-29
Where are you from? Tenerife
How did you find my website? On Google
Comments:
Iam trying to trace my ancestors
 

Name: Madolyn Hayne <madolynhere@kerrlake.com>
Date: 2005-07-02
Where are you from? Clarksville, Virginia
How did you find my website? Jim of DaddWigg
Comments:
Contacted by Jim of DaddWigg re: My request for info on Richard Bell of VA. I understand you, Jim and J.Elton Bell all searching for Bells of Jamestown/Isle of Wright/VA.
 

Name: Glenn Palmer Ivett <glenn.ivett@btinternet.com>
Date: 2005-07-01
Where are you from? Preston
How did you find my website? via my brother Gordon Ivett
Comments:
I have some Palmer pictures which I will digitise and send
 

Name: Mary Arneson <marneson47@earthlink.net>
Date: 2005-06-28
Where are you from? Minneapolis, Minnesota
How did you find my website? link on bikeforums
URL of your Family History related website www.ohnesorges.com
Comments:
I had just tried a sociable tandem bike like that and had put some photos on my non-Family History website. Would you mind if I copied the photo for my site? (www.velomobiling.net)
 

Name: Steve Anthony Palmer <sap81uk@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2005-06-15
Where are you from? Plymouth, Devon (UK)
How did you find my website? Just browsing, searching for other Palmer's
Comments:
Very good site, none I think that are related to me but good none the less. Good luck with your searches.
 

Name: Lonna Miller <joojoojoo@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-06-01
Where are you from? Waukegan, Illinois, USA
How did you find my website? doing search for Wisbeach/Wisbech, England
Comments:
Am just starting to search for ancestors. Circa 1847 my great, great, great grandparents (Peter Hircock & Elisebeth Hix?) were both from Wisbeach, England. I just stumbled across some lists of births.
 

Name: Fredrick George Cawthorn <fredrick_cawthorn@countrywide.com>
Date: 2005-05-28
Where are you from? Dallas Texas
How did you find my website? Google
Comments:
My Cawthorn family is in Virginia ,I have a cousin named
Terry George Cawthorn who has researched our backgroud for many years, more than likely you have spoke with him.

 

Name: Anthony Loates <anthony.loates@virgin.net>
Date: 2005-05-23
Where are you from? Hildersham, Cambridgeshire
How did you find my website? General search re Cambridgeshire
Comments:
Good and informative - especially the pubs etc. Josiah Johnson not only kept a pub and wine and spirit retail business in Royston, he was also an agent for the Colonial Land and Emigration Commission. The latter I knew, the former is thanks to your site. Be lucky.
 

Name: Marj Krueger (nee Berry) <mkrueg@shaw.ca>
Date: 2005-05-21
Where are you from? Victoria, B.C. Canada
How did you find my website? By chance
Comments:
I am also researching the Berrys from Upwell/Wisbech area. I have a Samuel Berry (Born around 1760??) who married Elizabeth Tombleson in 1785 and had several children - one being Thomas Tombleson Berry who married Mary Hodson in Upwell.
 

Name: Laura Palmer <Indiag@o2.co.uk>
Date: 2005-05-19
Where are you from? Thornton Cleveleys, Lancashire
How did you find my website? My sister Wendy forwarded your email.
Comments:
This site is great - I've learnt so much about my ancestors. I never get bored reading it and always seem to find something I've missed. Don't know how recent you want information to be but between Wendy and myself we could probably bring Louis' tree right up to date. I am the Grandaughter of Louis Cornelious Palmer, son of Horace and Emmy Palmer, of Fleetwood.
 

Name: margaret simonsen <marg.lloyd@xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2005-05-12
Where are you from? new zealand
How did you find my website? looking for palmer connections
Comments:
hi - i have been looking for palmer connections for sometime.have struck a brick wall. my great great grandmother was mary elizabeth palmer,born 1821 approx.she married george thomas weems mason. leeds is on their childrens marriage certs,can not find birth details. westminster is also mentioned. george was in the grenadier guards. the family came to new zealand on the roehampton,we always believed mary died on the way out,but have found that she died about a year later. have you come across any connections. many thanks for your time.margaret
 

Name: LANCE C. PALMER <LANTZDARLA@AOL.COM>
Date: 2005-05-11
Where are you from? ZACHARY,LOUISIANA
How did you find my website? JUST LOOKING UNDER PALMER NAMES
Comments:
MAYBE ONE DAY I WILL ATTEMPT TO FIND MY FAMILY TREE.YOU HAVE DONE A GREAT JOB.
 

Name: Susan Teed <skunimot@cmhc-schl.gc.ca>
Date: 2005-05-06
Where are you from? Saskatoon, Sask
How did you find my website? Looked up Harvey Teed, my grandfather, on google
Comments:
Not sure if the family is related, Harvey came out West from Eastern Canada, all that is known is his family were Empire Loyalists who moved north to Canada during the war with Britain, remaining loyal to the crown.
 

Name: Peter Brown <kimberly@barak-online.net>
Date: 2005-05-02
Where are you from? I am living in Israel, originally from Wisbech st Mary
How did you find my website? browsing sites about the area
Comments:
Great site lovely pictures of Wisbech bringing back childhood shopping Saturdays at the market,and strawberry milk shakes above Purdies cake shop if we had been good children.
 

Name: gary palmer <sas111@ntlworld.com>
Date: 2005-04-27
Where are you from? newcastle upon tyne
How did you find my website? web search
Comments:
wondering if you have any leads re: the newcastle branch of the family
 

Name: Peter Brown <kimberly@barak-online.net>
Date: 2005-04-14
Where are you from? israel
How did you find my website? through the group
Comments:
Do you have pictures of outlying areas such as Wisbech st.Mary.
 

Name: Bob Archer <bob.archer@btinternet.com>
Date: 2005-04-13
Where are you from? Birmingham UK
How did you find my website? Norfolk Family History List
Comments:
Ann,

Well done. The hard work has paid off,what a lovely site. I hope it will trigger further branches for you.

My interests are the following odd names, in Norfolk & Suffolk:- Grimmett & Bezant.

 

Name: Cretia Olsen <Mama2see@aol.com>
Date: 2005-04-13
Where are you from? Alaska..
How did you find my website? someone suggested it..
Comments:
..I see that you have some Lavenders in your line..I run across some of them from time to time when I am researching.They married into the Haylock lines and there are several people working on those..The Haylocks married into our line of Nightalls..and so they are all seemingly related somewhere by marriage..
I am researching in the Cambridge area at this time..
Nightall...Knightall...Knightle..Nightle..Nitall..
Haylock,Clarke,Taylor,Feast,Green,and many more..
Am stuck on one person right now..a Esther who married a Thomas Nightall..She was not born in Cambridgeshire..but have no idea where ..and where she married Thomas..They had a bunch of children all in Ely..christened at Holy Trinity there..but there is one child who is my line that we have not been able to prove that he is their child..a William born ca 1797..soo....if you ever run across any Esther who had a child William Nightall ? he is mine..
Good luck..enjoyed your site..

 

Name: Elizabeth Pugh <elp@yknet.yk.ca>
Date: 2005-04-12
Where are you from? Wisbech originally, Whitehorse, Yukon now.
How did you find my website? from today's Norfolk list digest
URL of your Family History related website not that computer literate yet
Comments:
Ann - it's a great website! One day I am going to have to learn how and make one for myself.
My late husband's family (PUGHs) came from Newtown - but there were so many of them I haven't been able to figure out who belonged to who - and with a name like PUGH there were probably quite a few families with the same name. His ancestors came to Canada in the mid 1840s.
Thomas Pugh married Elizabeth Thomas in about 1837 - but that is only someone's assumption as their first child was born in 1838 in Newtown. Supposedly four brothers left for the "new world" and began in Barbados and moved on from there.
Happy continued researching!
Best wishes
Elizabeth

 

Name: Beryl Owen - nee Palmer <berylowen@dodo.com.au>
Date: 2005-04-01
Where are you from? Australia
How did you find my website? Through a U3A Genalogy class Newsletter
Comments:
I have only just started to search my Family History. I was born in England, emigrated to Australia with my husband and two daughters. My Great-grandfather was Frederick Palmer, born 1845 at Lakenheath, Suffolk, a Master Blacksmith. Dwelling, 1 Dumpling Lane, Lakenheath, Suffolk,England. I would be so thrilled to hear from you and your Palmer connection. In anticipation, best wishes. Beryl Owen.
 

Name: Vanda McEvoy <vmc@bsc.ac.uk>
Date: 2005-03-29
Where are you from? Merseyside
How did you find my website? search
Comments:
I am research my family history and have found out that my grandparents Annie Crockett and David Cowen were married at this church.
 

Name: Tony Anderton <tony.anderton@blueyonder.co.uk>
Date: 2005-03-28
Where are you from? Bristol, though originally N.Wales
How did you find my website? google search
Comments:
Looking for references to HMS Duke, I assume that it was a shore establishment.
My Dad Thomas Allen Anderton was there from 13-1-42 to 16-2-42.

 

Name: bill wiseman <mary@wiseman107fsworld.co.uk>
Date: 2005-03-26
Where are you from? twickenham
How did you find my website? researching hms duke malvern
Comments:
surprised to find my fathers photograph on your website
 

Name: Ken Oliver <kno5512@swbell.net>
Date: 2005-03-24
Where are you from? Tulsa, OK USA
How did you find my website? Roots web
Comments:
Hello!

My mother's maiden name was CAUTHRON. I can go back to her great-great grandfather, Colonel Walter CAUTHRON or CAWTHRON (B: 1797 in Franklin County, Georgia U.S.A.), and his father, Claiborne CAWTHRON (B: About 1755 Virginia U.S.A.), and his father, Charles CAWTHRON (B: About 1720 Luenburg County, Virginia U.S.A.).

I know the CAWTHRONS came from England. I would like to correspond with you when you get a chance.

Best regards,
Ken Oliver

kno5512@swbell.net


 

Name: AR Palmer (Charlie) <charlie@pantherd.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: 2005-03-20
Where are you from? Southery
How did you find my website? Searching for Ryfealyer
Comments:
amazing I didnt realise I was so ignorant of my family
 

Name: graham <gjgoodsports@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-03-19
Where are you from? born wisbech
Comments:
will return soon
 

Name: graham johnson <gjgoodsports@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-03-18
Where are you from? southampton, uk
How did you find my website? rootsweb
Comments:
born in Wisbech - loved photos!
 

Name: Iain Cork <in089107@optusnet.com.au>
Date: 2005-03-16
Where are you from? Melbourne, Australia
How did you find my website? My Wife's Aunt provided me with the URL
URL of your Family History related website N/A
Comments:
I am related by Marriage to Bethel Cawthorn
 

Name: Frederick Anthony Teed <fteed@prodigy.net>
Date: 2005-03-02
Where are you from? Florida
How did you find my website? Just lucky
Comments:
Well done.
 

Name: heather cawthorn <heather310@aapt.net.au>
Date: 2005-02-27
Where are you from? New zealand originally, now Australia
How did you find my website? google
Comments:
Cawthorn is my married name from cawthorns in New Zealand - my husband was Cyril, his father William & grandfather william too. Thats about all I know of them but I beleive they came out to nz from somewhere in Yorkshire.
Good luck & maybe I'll be able to do some research now for my 2 sons Barry cawthorn & Greg Cawthorn.
Heather

 

Name: John Bathurst <johnbathurst@sympatico.ca>
Date: 2005-02-25
Where are you from? Born London, England, now in Quebec, Canada
How did you find my website? From a friend
Comments:
Enjoyed your Wisbech collection. I lived in the town for three years in World War II, an evacuee from London. Does
anyone happen to know anything about Geoffrey Bedford or his son John? I lived with his parents Fred & Hilda Bedford
at 48 Cannon St. Your pictures pre-date the war but all are
recognisable familiar scenes and bring back happy memories.

 

Name: Rachael Johns