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Ancestral Profile: Thomas Kinghorn (c1781-1833)

Thomas Kinghorn was my 4x great-grandfather and although I have written much about him in the past, mainly about his experiences as a guard on the mail coaches, I know very few hard facts about his life. 487 more words

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Ancestral Profile: Henry Charles HEMSLEY (1854-1931)

Henry Charles HEMSLEY was my 2x great-grandfather and was the son of Henry and Charlotte HEMSLEY of the Gun Inn/Farm in Blackboys, Sussex. He was baptised on the 2nd April 1854 at St. 467 more words

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Ancestral Profile: Thomas WELLER (1796-1869)

Thomas WELLER was one of my 4x great-grandparents and I have precious little information on him or his family. The WELLER branch of my family tree seems rather uninteresting, but in truth it is probably more unexplored than uninteresting. 441 more words

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Ancestral Profile: Ellen NICHOLLS (c1847-1897)

Ellen NICHOLLS was my 3x great-grandmother and she is one of the most troublesome individuals in my family tree. It is not that her life was that different from any of my other ancestors, just that find the records has not been quite so straight-forward as it should have been. 375 more words

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Ancestral Profile: Ann, the wife of James GEERING (c1777-1844)

Ann was my 5x great-grandmother, known as the wife of Jame GEERING of Hailsham, Sussex because I don’t know much about her life before she married. 627 more words

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Ancestral Profile: Harriet WRIGHT (c1840-1925)

Harriet WRIGHT was my 2x great-grandmother and her exact date and place of birth (along with the details of her baptism) are bound up within the… 483 more words

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Ancestral Profile: Ellen VINALL (1857-1899)

Ellen VINALL was my 2x great-grandmother, the seventh of the eleven children of Ambrose and Sarah VINALL of Buxted, Sussex. I don’t have Ellen’s birth date, her birth was registered in Q4 1857 in Uckfield Registration District. 315 more words

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