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Re: HARRIS Family: Westbury, Wiltshire
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 26 June 11 00:46 BST (UK) »
I guess I need to post two more times to read your message.

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Re: HARRIS Family: Westbury, Wiltshire
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 26 June 11 00:46 BST (UK) »
Not sure why there is a restriction but I am new to this. 
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Re: HARRIS Family: Westbury, Wiltshire
« Reply #20 on: Tuesday 28 June 11 18:54 BST (UK) »
Wiltshire  Council History On-Line

history.wiltshire.gov.uk/community/getchurch

This will tell you all about the Upper Meeting Chapel which is now the United Reformed Church in Westbury - it is still there.

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Re: HARRIS Family: Westbury, Wiltshire
« Reply #21 on: Sunday 19 June 16 16:38 BST (UK) »
Hey Lynzdee, My name is Perry Harris and I am also a descendant of Joshua Harris, born 1822, Wilford Wiltshire England. Here is my family tree, my father, Melville Harris (b.1927), my grandfather, John Burley Harris (b1883), my g-grandfather, Sidney Harris (b 1858) and my gg grandfather Joshua Harris (b.1823).
I live in Parry Sound, Ontario Canada and have just started searching out our roots. I believe that Samual (b.1792) is my ggg-grandfather and have found records of him, his wife Margaret I believe, and 6 of their children departing England and arriving in Canada in 1832. They landed in Montreal, Quebec and then the Montreal Emigrant Society who assisted them in settling in Prescott Ontario. In the 1852 census, it shows them residing in Middlesex County, Ontario. The 1881 census shows both Joshua and Samual living in the Parry Sound district Ontario. 
I'm trying to confirm that Samual was Joshua's father and also who were his parents. Any assistance would be valued. Perry

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Re: HARRIS Family: Westbury, Wiltshire
« Reply #22 on: Sunday 19 June 16 16:54 BST (UK) »
Im also showing records indicating that Samual's wife's name was Margaret Ann Nightingale, born 1803 in the parish of Westbury, Wiltshire England. The most confusing is when this family reached Canada because in a lot of cases, my grandfather for instance, his given name was "John Burley" however went by "Burley". Had to really watch this in census reporting.

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Re: HARRIS Family: Westbury, Wiltshire
« Reply #23 on: Sunday 19 June 16 17:23 BST (UK) »
Good day! 

We are cousins.  I have a load of info I can send you of the family of ROBERT Harris, my gg grandfather who came to Manitoba to farm and still live here. 

Interestingly enough my grandad Alf had an older brother also called Melville. 

I will PM you with my personal email. 

Lynz