Root and Branch June 2013
The contents of the June 2013 issue are:
- West Surrey Family History Society Information/Root and Branch:
Information about membership categories and guidelines for submitting articles to Root and Branch.
After her appeal in the March issue, Sheila Brown reports a number of members have contributed interesting stories
about their families for upcoming issues.
- From the Secretary:
Ann Sargeant says WSFHS’s participation in the seventh annual Who Do You Think You Are Live! event
was rewarding and notes about this year’s Annual General Meeting of the Society are included in the current issue of the Journal.
- Members' Interests:
Should any of the following names appear on your family tree, you may wish to check the list in Root and Branch for complete
contact information: BALDWIN, BAVERSTOCK, BELL, BRADBY, BROWNE, BUNN, BURNS, CLARK, CLAYTON, CLEMENT, COLLIER, CUTLER, CUTTING, DALLEY, DAVI(E)S,
DAWES, DAWS, DISAKAKELL, DYER, EDE, ELLIS, FARO, FIELD, FORSTER, FOSKETT, GARRE/AT, GETTINGS, GIBSON, GITTINS, HARDWICK, HEWETT, HOLMES, JAMES,
JAY, KARN, KELLY, KENDALL, KENT, KING, KIRK, LOADER, MACQUARRIE, MADDERS, MAHONEY, MAIN, MALONEY, MANN, MANSELL, MARSH, MARTIN, MAYNE, MCQUARRIE,
MEEK, MILFORD, MOTT, NIGHTINGALE, O’CONNELL, PACEY, PACY, PARBURY, PARFIT(T), PARFROT, PARRATT, PHARO, PHARO(AH), PHILLIPS, ROLPH, ROSE, SAXTON,
SCOTT, SHERLOCK, STACEY, STACY, SUMNER, SWAINE, TAYLOR, THOMPSON, TICE, TILBURY, TOBIT(T), TUFFIN/EN, TYRRELL, VICKERY, WAKEFORD, WALSH, WALTERS,
WATERMAN, WATSON, WHITE, WILKINSON, WOODGER, WYATT.
- Computer Corner:
Jeanne Bunting revisits an interesting inquiry she had at WDYTYA Live! regarding the possibility of a prominent person’s identity being hushed up.
She also noted a useful feature of Google, one-name studies.
- News from the Centres:
What's on at Camberley, Farnham, Guildford, Walton-On-Thames and Woking, as well as news from the Computer Group,
plus a recap of recent meetings.
- Future Meetings at the Society:
Upcoming meetings of West Surrey Family History Society from July through September.
- News from Surrey Heritage:
Julian Pooley reports on a visit from a theatre company cast who were interested in the lives and experiences of people their age admitted
to Surrey hospitals.
He also describes the cataloguing of over 50 years of deeds and records related to the Newark Mill in Ripley.
- Diary of Events around the UK:
News regarding museums, family history fairs and associated events that will interest both new and experienced genealogists.
Readers are seeking the following: descendants of James and Elizabeth BALL, who lived at Brockham in 1911;
Bernard Leonard MAYNE, born at Redhill in 1911;
the TUFFIN brothers: James Arthur, Charles Edward and Alfred Frederick, Percy Edgar, Ernest;
information of houses demolished in Woking;
John and Mary PHARO, who are mentioned in the story, Let Us Cherish, by Mavis Batey;
and John and Susannah WICKING.
New family history research titles include:
Tracing Your First World War Ancestors by Simon Fowler;
Tracing Your Army Ancestors, Second Edition by Simon Fowler;
Cranleigh Through Time by Michael Miller; and
Family History Record Sheet Packs published by the The Family History Partnership.
- Thousands of Ancestors and a Few Relatives Too! George PELLATT reviews how extraordinary helpful descent charts can be.
- Open Day 2013 Update is an invitation to participate on the 26th October 2013 event.
- Sad Farewells are bid to long-time members Mary CLARK and Evelyn KENWARD.
- Chertsey Monumental Inscriptions includes the following surnames: BADGER, BARTLETT, BARWELL, BERRYMAN, BLEAKEY, BOWLES, BROADHEAD, BROOKER,
BROWN, BUTLER, BUTTER, BUTTERFIELD, CHAPMAN, CLARK, CONSTABLE, DAN, DEARLE, ESCOTT, FORD, FRY, GIBSON, GODDEN, GOODYER, GRAY, GRIFFITHS, HARE,
HARRISON, HINDE, HOLE, KIFFIN, MILLIST, MOORE, OWRAM, ROBSON, SANDERS, SHERWOOD, SMITHER, SOANE, STILE, STREET, STYLE, TERRY, VARNDEN, VAUVBERT,
VINCENT, WAITE, WAPSHOTT, WELLINGS, WHORLET, WRIGHT.
- Game, Set, and Match makes the connection between member Irene DREDGE and JAQUES, the oldest company sports manufacturer in the world.
- Darleen WOLFE, nee BALCHIN, profiles the life of her mother, Gladys Eileen HINTON, who married Richard F.D. BALCHIN, who was stationed
in England during the Second World War in the article My Mom went to Canada as a War Bride.
- Using examples, Bob BROCK shares his key rule of making sure each ancestor is Hatched, Matched and Despatched before moving
onto researching the next one
- Cliff WEBB looks at the following Merrow Wills in the PCC 1821-1850: Mary Isabella FENWICK, Mary PINION, William TINKLER, Elizabeth BURL,
George HUNT, William COLLIE, James IMMS, James KING, Thomas GIBBENS, Elizabeth STEVENS and John MARTIN.
- Dominic HARPER delves into how only the poor and needy were provided for by their parish and moved if they were not
from a parish from the 17th to 19th centuries.