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  • Veness Genetics

    Having received assistance from this site, I would like to provide a definitive update on my VENESS research and make a request. Having taken an atDNA test, we now have definitive genetic proof that the Birmingham VENESS families are all descendants of the children of Elizabeth VENESS of Worcester and one John BACON of Osbournby, … read more

  • Thomas Veness 1781 – 1840

    According to my records Thomas married Mary Davis and she bore him 12 children. He seems to have had two sons named James one born 1805 – 1883, the other born 1817-1884. My dilemma is which one is the true son as both seem to be married to the same woman Mary Cramp. Can anyone … read more

  • Wood Family

    Darren, Can you give me your e=mail address please, lots of info to share. Thank you, Barbara … read more

  • Viness & Variants

    Been stuck for more than 30 years on my VINESS ancestry. Simply due to paucity of records, and the number of potential spelling variants. My 2xGGM Elizabeth VINESS was (allegedly) born in Birmingham, England, and her mother Ann Sophia VINESS likewise, although name density surveys suggest the name is most common in Worcestershire (as well … read more

  • Charlotte Anne L Doyle nee Bodle

    My Great Aunt Charlotte was a servant in The Kings Head, Mount Street, Battle during the 1881 census. She married James Thomas Doyle in 1881. Does anyone know where they lived after that and if the had children? Regards Tony Bodle … read more

  • Wood / Lester / Morgan

    Any contacts with these surnames out there? Happy to exchange info. Barbara Carberry on [reveal email] … read more

  • Reynolds Family

    Sorry for the random messege. I am trying to locate my mums family who she has never met. I am trying to trace the descendants of Cecil Reynolds and Millicent Reynolds they had 4 children Norma / Norman, Robina / Robin, Clive and Christopher. if you know this family it would great if I could … read more

  • Issac Veness

    I am tracing the Veness tree for my Nephew and am not sure of dates from Ancestry that people have put on their tree’s. I have a Thomas Veness(b:1779) married to Grace Waghorn and his father was Joseph (b:1732) and married to Mary Fletcher(b:1732)and then Joseph father as Issac Veness(b:1705) and married to Mary Eleanor … read more

  • Blackman

    My dad’s mum was Elizabeth Adelaide Blackman, married to Henry Blackman. Cousins Roma Blackman & Joyce Blackman. Owned a shop in High Street near the fishing port … sorry not much information. … read more

  • John Veness and Ann Brett

    We are compiling the side of Veness family on our computer on Legacy. We have received a letter by snail, with a couple of family trees. Mrs Daphne Koob of 89 Del Rio Drive, Copacabana 2251 in 1981. If anybody can assist, please do. … read more

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Rush, Witt & Wilson
Rush, Witt & Wilson

We are located in the heart of Battle High Street opposite the imposing Abbey, site of the 1066 Battle of … more

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Simmons and Morgan Families

Are there any members of the Simmons family in Battle, related to James Edward, and Mary Simmons who migrated to … more

Looking for friend from the 60s

Hi trying to find a Myrtle (Dolly) Martin who lived in Battle in the early 60s. Just wondering if still … more

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