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A Boulton family timeline

To assist me in my continuing attempt to piece together the story of the Boulton family, who were connected to my Forrest ancestors by marriage, I’ve drawn up a timeline of events in the family’s history, in the second half of the seventeenth century and the first half of the eighteenth. 508 more words


Thomas Sanders of Fladbury and the non-jurors

In the last post I summarised what I know about the Forrest family of Fladbury, Worcestershire. I have good reason to believe that my 9 x great grandfather, … 1,052 more words


The Forrests of Fladbury

My maternal 9 x great grandfather Thomas Forrest was a haberdasher at Little Tower Hill, London, in the second half of the seventeenth century. What do we know about his origins? 861 more words


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