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Gaden

Researcher: Caroline Gaden

Any areas, any dates, looking for family of William Hart GADEN who was a native of Newfoundland and became Belgian consul in Sydney, NSW in 1840. He married Eliza Burton on 31 March 1829 in Hawkeshead, Lancaster and took his wife back to NFL until going to Australia.
I understand the Gadens came from Poole in Dorset, so I'm chasing the earlier generations

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Gale

Researcher: Gale Hock

My maternal grandfather Albert SCOTT was born in Bridport, Dorset. The names I am most interested in are SCOTT & GALE.

Thomas SCOTT married Edith BARLETT 1769 Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
Thomas's son, James SCOTT married Hannah TROTT 1792 Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
James's son Abraham SCOTT married Frances GARD 1820 Allington, Dorset
Abraham's son Charles SCOTT married Keren-happuch GALE 1841 Allington, Dorset
Charles's son Albert SCOTT married Ada Rodgers 1883 Pittsburgh, PA.
Charles brought his family to New York by way of Newfoundland in 1872.

My GALE line is

David GALE married Ann KEECH 1773 Bridport, Dorset
David's son Thomas GALE married Sarah BRYANT 1805 Bridport, Dorset
Thomas's daughter Keren-happuch Gale married Charles SCOTT 1841 Bridport,Dorset

I would like to find someone who is also working on these names.

I have a list of burials at St. Swithuns church in Allington, Dorset that I would be happy to look up a name for anyone.

Researcher: Enid Newman

David GALE married Ann Keech in 1773. Benjamin GALE married Mary Hallett in 1811. Walter GALE married Grace in about 1840. Walter GALE married Elizabeth in about 1860. My father,Stephen GALE was born in June 1889. The two Walters were line and twine merchants in Bridort until about 1890. Does anyone have any more information and details about any of these GALEs?

Researcher: Frank Dement

All from Beaminster or Netherbury.My Great Grandfather William Dement Married Mary Ann Samways 19 August 1839 Her Father Henry Samways Married Mary Raindle 15 August 1816 His Father Elby Samways Married Mary Barter 21 Sept 1778 His Father Peter Samways Married Grace Bishop 6 August 1737 William Dement's Father David Dement otherwise Stevens Married Ann Pitman 10 Feb 1807 her father Nicholas married Elizabeth Gale. Any information would be appreciated

Researcher: Richard Gale
Other Names Gale

I,m researching Gale,s from North Poorton and Powerstock,all years.Richard Gale.

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Gallup

ResearcherSharon Gallup

Looking for descendants , history, stories etc on the Gallop,Gallup or Galloupe of the England side of the family. I have the American side and will exchange information

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Gapper

Researcher: John William Burlinson

Lyme Regis area prior to 1880

Researcher: Michael Hobbs

I am researching the family and ancestors of Bernard Gapper (b 26 Sep 1805, Chideock, Dorset;d 30 Aug 1869, Appleby, Nelson, New Zealand) m 20 Oct 1827, Winsham, Somerset to Mary Cordilla Dally (b 7 Sep 1801, Winsham, Somerset;d 13 Dec 1892, Nelson) daughter of Samuel Dally (d 24Mar 1854)who married 10 May 1801 to Mary Trenchard (d 16 Jun 1829) who was the daughter of Isaac Trenchard (b12 May 1751;married 25 Jan 1779 in Winsham, Somerset) and Elizabeth Paul. Bernard Gapper was the son of Bernard Gapper (bc July 1765, Winsham, Somerset;dc Jul 1841, Winsham; m 27 Nov 1804, Chideock, Dorset) & Elizabeth Hallett (bc 1775 in Chideock, Dorset;d 22 Mar 1855, Winsham). Any information relating to any of these family lines would be greatfully received.

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Gard

Researcher: Gale Hock
Scott Gale Keech Bryant

My maternal grandfather Albert SCOTT was born in Bridport, Dorset. The names I am most interested in are SCOTT & GALE.

Thomas SCOTT married Edith BARLETT 1769 Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
Thomas's son, James SCOTT married Hannah TROTT 1792 Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
James's son Abraham SCOTT married Frances GARD 1820 Allington, Dorset
Abraham's son Charles SCOTT married Keren-happuch GALE 1841 Allington, Dorset
Charles's son Albert SCOTT married Ada Rodgers 1883 Pittsburgh, PA.
Charles brought his family to New York by way of Newfoundland in 1872.

My GALE line is

David GALE married Ann KEECH 1773 Bridport, Dorset
David's son Thomas GALE married Sarah BRYANT 1805 Bridport, Dorset
Thomas's daughter Keren-happuch Gale married Charles SCOTT 1841 Bridport,Dorset

I would like to find someone who is also working on these names.

I have a list of burials at St. Swithuns church in Allington, Dorset that I would be happy to look up a name for anyone.

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Garland

Researcher: LouAnn Corrigan
Website: LouAnn's Genealogy Page

Thomas Garland and wife Jane Marsh, his young brother, Jeremiah, and sister Elizabeth Garland Penney, wife of Wm Penney, all of Dorset, emigrated to the USA in 1845. I am trying to find out more about the family left behind. Thomas's parents were living in Owermoigne: Charles Garland, a baker most of his life, and wife Mary Wallis, dau of John and Susannah Wallis. Jane Marsh's parents were from Wool and East Stoke: Thomas Marsh,JR and wife Alice Dorey. Jane's father died fairly young. Her grandfather, Thomas Marsh, SR lived in Winfrith Newburgh. I am most willing to share dates and details.

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Gartell

Researcher: Victoria Fisher
Other Names: Rideout Townsend

Looking for others who may have these names in their trees. Thomas GARTELL b.Poole m.Anastasia RIDEOUT problaby between Poole and Caundle Bishop in Dorset. Son George Thomas GARTELL b. 1821 at Longburton, Dorset m. Dianah TOWNSEND probably c.1843. I haven't found the records yet. Any information would help including cemetery records as I haven't been able to locate their places of burial.

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Gange

Genge

Researcher: Marilyn Shaw-Guisset

Seeking details for the surnames of Gange/Genge in Dorset. The time-frame is from the 16th century to present. Particularlly interested in the building named "Bows and Bulls" that dates back to the 18th century. Please contact Marilyn Shaw-Guisset (guissem@nb.sympatico.ca) Thank you.

Name: Michael Hobbs

I am seeking the descendants of John GENGE (born:unknown) & Susannah GAPPER (bap.1 Sept 1782, Wootton Fitzpaine, Dorset - daughter of John GAPPER & Elizabeth BURDEN)who married on 12 June 1804 at Bettiscombe, Dorset. Children were John (b c 1805 at Wootton Fitzpaine), Jane, John, Charles (b c 1812 at Bettiscombe, Dorset - married Elizabeth), Benjamin (b c 1814 at Wootton Fitzpaine - married ? MILLER)& Elizabeth Burden GENGE.

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Gerrard

Researcher: Roger Gerrard
Other Names:

My great-grandfather, Thomas GERRARD was apparently born in Loders, Dorset, England in 1844. Any information on the GERRARD surname in south England would be very helpful.

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Gibbs

Researcher: John Budden

My forefather Stephen BUDDEN was born in Sixpenny Handley, Dorset in c 1785 and married Sarah BENNETT of Tollard Royal in Wiltshire (adjoining Dorset and only 3 or 4 kms away) on 5/12/1803. They had about ten children, three of whom William, George and Mary Ann migrated to Australia in 1838. I do not have any earlier info on Stephen BUDDEN and would be grateful for any info on 1700 or earlier BUDDEN connections. Sarah BENNETT was the daughter of William and Mary BENNETT (nee GIBBS). I do not have any further info on William BENNETT but Mary's family was the first to appear in the Tollard register1746

Researcher: Jan McMaster

Looking for information on my gggg-grandparents Robert WAIGHT b1809 & Ann BYATT. Ann was the daughter of Henry BYATT & Ann GIBBS born 1816 Portland, Dorset. Robert & Ann were married 13.7.1836 & had Sarah Ann b1838, Robert b1847, Susan b1849 & Ann b1854. I have no information on Robert's origins & would like to contact anybody researching these surnames.

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Gifford

Researcher: Brian Fleming
Other Names: Hart

Susannah GIFFORD, no parents known, married about 1814 Thomas HART, son of James H and Mary ? born Bridport 1788, most chidren born Bridport. Some children came to AUSTRLIA 1853, Susannah followed 1856 with others. No death recorded.

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Giles

Researcher: Nick Rogers
Other Names:

Berkeley GILES b 1852 Tarrant Hinton, father Frederick GILES, mother Hannah GILES.

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Gill

Researcher: Tim Gill

James Gill emigrated from Wimbourne aprox 1820-1830. His first child was born in 1833 in Newfoundland and he was last know living in 1872. He emigrated from England and settled in Exploits Newfoundland. He may have emigrated with others of his family, but this is unknown for certain. He may have fled England running from the law. I believe the only record of him will be a birth record and possibly a passenger list of his emigration.

Researcher: Rosemary Holloway

When Miriam Smith died in 1850, death was registered by one Mary Hillmore. Was this Miriam's daughter Mary who had married a Mr Hillmore? And if so where did that happen? Mary born 1818, Lyme Regis. Not listed as living at home on 1841 census. Can find no marriage in Dorset, can anyone help please. When John Smith died in 1860 (husband of Miriam), death registered by Elizabeth Gill. Was she daughter Elizabeth born Lyme in 1822? Did she marry a Mr Gill and if so, where? She is on the 1841 census living at home. Again, I can find no further details, so any assistance much appreciated and thanks.

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Gillingham

Researcher: David Hastings
Other Names: Upward New Mortimer Dorey Raymond Whitmarsh

Most of my mother's ancestors came from Dorset.

UPWARD & NEW originated in Stourpaine, MORTIMER from Wareham, DOREY from East Stoke, GILLINGHAM from Hazelbury Bryan and Buckland Newton, RAYMOND (& variants) from Tollard Royal (actually in Wiltshire) and WHITMARSH from Cann. Another NEW family came from Pimperne.

If anybody else is researching these names, please contact me.

Researcher: William Budden
Other Names: Pinhorne Trim Corbin Budden

I am researching John Budden (1709-1797) married to Mary Pinhorne (1706-1770) who lived in Canford. They had 4 sons and 2 daughters. John Budden (1739-1790) married Bridget Gillingham on 17 Jul 1769. Thomas Budden (1739-1819) married Bridget Trim on 14 Nov 1763. Joseph Budden (1741-1818) married Frances Gillingham on 11 Aug 1766. William Budden (1743-1830) married Ann Corbin on 24 Mar 1771. Mary Budden (1746-1747). Mary Budden (1748).

Any information on these familes would be greatly appreciated.

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Glass

Researcher: Bryan J. Monk
Other Names: Dibben

Am searching for anything on Thomas GLASS who died on 22 June,1946, at the age of 79. He died at the home of his sister, E. J. DIBBEN (nee GLASS), 42 Gloucester Rd., Parkstone. Their father's name was William and there may have been other siblings. I know Thomas worked for the GWR. E. J.'s husband may have been a publican in Christchurch or Parkstone.

Thanks in advance,
Bryan Monk, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A

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Goddard

Researcher: Brice Petersen
Other Names: Honeyfield Honeywell Coombes

Mariam Honeyfield married John Candy Goddard on July 20, 1858 in Gillingham Dorset England. John Goddard was born on Feb. 14, 1836. I'm looking for any information on them or any Honeyfield (Honeywell), or Goddard still in the area. The Honeyfiedls owned a store in Gillingham for a while (as well as land). If anyone knows anything about any of this, please contact me. Thanks!

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Godwin/Goodwin

Researcher: Rena Sherring
Other Names: Sherring Knott Havell Belbin Rose Dashwood Newman Hiscock Drake

I am searching for information on Richard Sherring born circa 1827 around or near Yeovil, Sommerset. He married Louisa Knott, born circa 1847 in Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Their son John moved to Toronto, Canada in the 1870's. Their daughter Kate was born in Sturminster Newton in 1860. She married George Fredeick Havell in 1884. Then married Charles Go(o)dwin of Mageston Farm, Gillingham, Dorset. Louisa Knott's parents were Elizabeth Belbin and John Knott from Sturminster Newton. Other names are Rose, Dashwood, Newman, Hiscock, and Drake

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Golding

ResearcherCathy
Other Names: Oxford Goulding Crabb Purchase

Have extensive info on above names in Newfoundland.
Seeking:
ancestry of Harry OXFORD, Shapwick, 1770s.
Birth of David GOLDING/GOULDING about 1765-1785,Dorset/Wilts area.
Birth of Arthur CRABB about 1800-1815,Dorset?
Birth of John PURCHASE about 1815, Dorset?

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Gollop/Gallop/Gallup

Researcher: Richard Ashby

Researching John Gallop, son of John and Mary (Crabbe); born ca. 1590, married Jan 19,1617; St. Mary's Bridport, Dorsetshire England to Christobel Brushett. Trying to verify via records

Researcher: sharon Gallup

I have traced my family line back to Dorset (Bowood) England. Can anyone help me find names and history, stories and dates of the family before 1630 when John Gallop sailed to America on the Mary and John ship. Our history is missing data before his leaving England.

Researcher: g. martin

Great great grandfather Henry Gollop (dob?1815) married Anne Jane Wareham. They had 8children (Elizabeth, Ada, Edward, Henry Joseph, Mary, Annie Laurie, Bessie, James). My great grandfather was Henry Joseph who married Charlotte Kate Hirst, having 2 sons Harold and Ernest. ?? lived London or migrated to London from the West Country.

Researcher: Denise Gorham

Hi, I am looking for any information regarding Captain John Gallop, who was married to Crabbe. I need anything that anyone can give, such as, where he is buried, and all of his accomplishments. I also would like to find out what his connection, how he is related to John Quincy Adams... Thanks...

Researcher: Stephen Plowman
Website: Descendants of the Rev William Plowman

I am trying to locate details of Elizabeth Gollop who married the Rev John Plowman, Vicar of Toller Porcorum, Dorset, on the 7th November 1776.

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Gosney

Researcher: David Hounsell
Other Names Gosney

Looking for any details of James Hawkins, a mason by trade, born 1837 at Montacute, who lived in Sherborne, married Elizabeth Phoebe Gosney about 1858, moved to Dorchester 1864 approx, died 1907

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Gould

Researcher: Michael Philip Gray
Other Names: Gray Moore

Wyndham GRAY Born Thornford Dorset 1836 Son of Henry Gray who married Charlotte GOULD both of Thornford Dorset. Henry Gray Born 1814 Son of Mary Gray and Abel MOORE who do not appear to have been married. Any imformation would be very welcome.

Researcher: ivan gould

Searching for William born about 1750 in Studland ? William married Elizabeth Smith 13 Apr 1789 in Studland and was buried 17 Oct 1817. Elizabeth was born 1762 the d. of John Smith & Mary Davis & was buried 29 Mar 1841

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Goulding

ResearcherCathy
Other Names: Oxford Golding Crabb Purchase

Have extensive info on above names in Newfoundland.
Seeking:
ancestry of Harry OXFORD, Shapwick, 1770s.
Birth of David GOLDING/GOULDING about 1765-1785,Dorset/Wilts area.
Birth of Arthur CRABB about 1800-1815,Dorset?
Birth of John PURCHASE about 1815, Dorset?

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Gover

Researcher: William H. Courtney
Other Names: Courtney Holloway Gover

My great grandfather was born in Wareham 19 Jun 1803. Died 18 Mar 1886. Married Hannah GOVER 24 Jun 1830. My grandfather was born in Wareham on 5 Nov 1840 and died on Bestwall Farm in Wareham on 9 Mar 1912. He married Ann Louisa HOLLOWAY on 2 Sep 1876.All are listed in the 1881 census for Wareham, East Stoke, RG 11/2100. My father was the 1 year old James. In the 1891 census the list includes four more children but James was omitted. He was taken by his mother to Long Island, New York to live with his uncle James Holloway at about eight years of age. Any information about the family would be greatly appreciated.

William H. Courtney
117 Huntington Court
Grass Valley, CA 95845

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Grant

Researcher: Bill Crant
Other Names: Willcott

I have been trying to establish a link between the CRANT name of the south coast of Newfoundland to GRANT; I suspect they came from Dorset or North Devon (Ryton) as pauper-apprentices to the Newman and Company from Dartmouth circa; 1830-45. Since the records are scarce it's only from reading historical accounts that leads me in this direction.

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Gray

Researcher: Michael Philip Gray
Other Names: Gould Moore

Wyndham GRAY Born Thornford Dorset 1836 Son of Henry Gray who married Charlotte GOULD both of Thornford Dorset. Henry Gray Born 1814 Son of Mary Gray and Abel MOORE who do not appear to have been married. Any imformation would be very welcome.

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Green

Greene

Researcher: Peta Winzar
Other Names: Winzar Winsor

I am looking for any info on Dorset Winzars/Winsors, but particularly at Broadwey 1710 - 1860, and Fordington or Dorchester before 1710. John Winsor married Marie Green(e) around 1680, place unknown. Any help to find his or her parents would be gratefully received.

Lots of Winzars in Australia - Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia - if you've lost one, I may be able to help.

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Greening

Researcher: Margaret GALES (nee CROCKER)
Other Names: Crocker

William CROCKER married Ann Blanche GREENING abt 1915 in Dorchester, Dorset. Any information pre that date would be appreciated.

Researcher: Nick Brooks
Other Names: Brooks Welch Adams Moon Lester

Searching for the BROOKS family, mainly from Bridport. My grandfather was Harold Septimus Victor Brooks, born London 1897, married Gertrude May Lester, 1925.
Harold's parents were Henry John BROOKS, born Bridport 1856, & Jane GREENING, born South Poorton 1856.
Henry John's parents were: Edmund William BROOKS, born Symondsbury 1812, & Sarah WELCH, born Bridport 1816.
Edmund's parents were: Joseph BROOKS, born Wells, Somerset 1777 & Temperance MOON, born Watchet 1782.

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Griffin

Researcher: Raye Kayler-Thomson
Other Names: Barter Cherrett Sharland Porter Vallins Musselwhite Styring

All of the above either lived in or near Poole, Dorset. Griffin from Broadstone & Corfe Mullen. Sharland from Broadstone. Cherrett from Corfe Mullen. Porter, Vallins, Musselwhite & Gander from Poole. Also researching Fredrick Styring, Mayor of Poole 1866 1875 1887, Elias Sharland of Broadstone married his sister.

William Griffin b.1840 in Wimborne, married Julia Sharland b.1841 Canford. William and his son Walter b.1868 Broadstone, were Builders in Broadstone. Julia's father Elias Sharland b.c.1818 Salisbury, had a brick yard in Broadstone and owned most of Broadstone, he was married three times, firstly to Ann Scott 1817-1874 London, Ruth Cottingham, and Emma Styring (who was the sister of Frederick Styring, Poole Brewer and Mayor of Poole).
Cherrett's from Corfe Mullen,
Howard/Forward from Wimborne,
Troke from Alford to Broadstone.

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Guthrie

Researcher: Norm Guthrie
Other Names:

Looking for any information on William Guthrie b November 01, 1844 Dundonald, Ayr, Scotland. He lived in the Dorset area around 1865 to ?. His wife's name is unknown but he has two daughters Annie b 1869 Dor. Blandford, Augusta b 1873 Dor. Blandford. I have several generations of Guthrie family history that I am willing to share.

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Gwynne/Gwyne/Gwynn/Gwyn

Researcher: Paul Gwynn
Other Names Gwynne

I am searching for information on a Sir William Gwynne, supposed to have been born at Manor Cedars Estate, Dorchester Shire, England, in 1644. He became a barrister ans was well know for his kindness and generosity. He had two sons, James and John, both involved in the mercantile and trade business in London. James' son George Gwynne came to America in 1756. Any information or suggestions on where I could find information on this man and his family would be most greatly appreciated.

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