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What's beneath the Bushell?

My father’s line (Paternal) is Bushell. Well, for a few generations anyway.

Following the lead from a researcher’s website I recently discovered, I am going to use this blog to write about my family history. 342 more words


Henry Crabb Boulton (1709 - 1773)

In the last post I promised to summarise what I’ve been able to discover about Henry Crabb Boulton, the East India Company director and Member of Parliament, who (according to Ancestry) was my 3rd cousin 8 x removed. 2,351 more words


A confusion of Collibees

I’ve been trying to understand the connections between the Bushell and Collibee families of Bath, both of whom supplied the city with mayors and aldermen in the first half of the eighteenth century. 708 more words


Another Bushell will

I’ve found another early eighteenth-century will by a member of the Bushell family of Bath, containing further valuable revelations about the family’s connection with Major Peter Boulton… 484 more words


Bushell, Collibee and Boulton

I’ve been revisiting the Forrest family, a branch of my maternal family tree with roots in London and Worcestershire. Thomas Forrest, a London citizen and haberdasher who died in 1678, was my 9 x great grandfather. 1,459 more words


The Worcestershire connection

I’ve been taking a break from researching my Sussex Byne ancestors, and having another look at the Forrest family. My 8 x great grandfather John Byne… 2,404 more words


"The Great Escape" From Germany's Stalag Luft III at 70th Anniversary

World War II: Veterans from the Great Escape camp speak about the breakout, ahead of its   70th anniversary later this month

World War II POW Charles Clarke, age 90, with RAF medals Photo: IMAGEWISE… 763 more words