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Where have all the TIMBERLAKES gone?
« on: Saturday 11 July 09 12:40 BST (UK) »
Hi there

I've been doing my family history for some time now and, with the help of others, managed to get my tree back to the 1480's in Buckinghamshire. However, about 200 years of my family's past was spent in Kings/Abbots Langley and Sarratt - the last link with my family and the villages was around 1900. I have been back to both Kings Langley and Abbots Langley on numerous occasions to find a trace of my family but can barely find a single grave of any Timberlake let alone a direct ancestor.  ???

Has anyone come across a Timberlake grave on their travels? Is there some graveyard in that area I have missed where one or two of my relatives are lying?

Perhaps I'm being a bit naive, expecting to find many but with such a long association with that area, surely there must be something. Perhaps they were too poor to afford a grave?

If anyone could help then that would be fantastic.  :)

Many thanks
Howard

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Re: Where have all the Timberlakes gone?
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 11 July 09 12:56 BST (UK) »
Hi Howard and welcome to rootschat ;D

Have you checked the RC Surnames Board for Timberlakes?  Go to the top of this page, click on 4th button from left and that will take you to the RC Surnames... as well as looking for people who have posted there why not add your surnames?

Hope you find your Timberlakes and their graves- the dead are so hard to pin down ::)

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Re: Where have all the Timberlakes gone?
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 11 July 09 13:12 BST (UK) »
Hi Charlotte

Many thanks for your advice! Will go and do that.

Best wishes
Howard  :)

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Re: Where have all the Timberlakes gone?
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 11 July 09 14:19 BST (UK) »
Hi Howard

I don't know if these are to early for you but there are a lot of Timberlake burials on my index between 1800 & 1851 in Kings Langley, Chipperfield & Sarrat.

If you have any specific names, I can check for you. :)

Maddie
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Re: Where have all the Timberlakes gone?
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 11 July 09 16:01 BST (UK) »
Hi Maddie

That's very kind of you - thank you! There are a few names which I can give you (all might have died in and around 1800-1850)...
Matthew Timberlake
Elizabeth Timberlake
James Timberlake
Jane Timberlake

Sorry to be cheeky but you also might be able to solve big mystery - in case you have burial records for Kings or Abbots Langley around 1890...  :-[

Joseph (Joe) Timberlake (son of Kings Langley and died 1890 in Islington but I think he may have been buried back in Herts)

If there's anything I can help with just shout - my family tree is pretty extensive for Timberlakes and associated families in Bucks/Herts.

Many thanks again for your kind help  :)

Howard

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Re: Where have all the Timberlakes gone?
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 11 July 09 19:02 BST (UK) »
Hi Howard

I am sorry but I can't help with your Joseph Timberlake as my burials don't go much past 1850.

Not sure if these will help you much either as there isn't a lot of detail with them but here goes.

Burials at Sarratt Holy Cross

There are 2 Elizabeth's, unfortunately no ages given, one buried 24 Jan 1805 & the other 26 April 1805.
Mathew 28 April 1803 again no age given.

I do have the MI's for Sarratt Holy Cross & these burials aren't mentioned so presumably the graves have dissappeared.

Kings Langley All Saints
Elizabeth 22 Dec 1816 aged 3months.
Jane 22 Feb 1825 aged 18months, abode Langley Hill.
Jane 17 Nov 1841 aged 84.

Chipperfield Saint Pauls.
Mathew 14 June 1846 aged 60.

Only James Timberlake's are Bushey & Watford.

Hope there's something there to help you although there a quite a lot of other Timberlakes in K/L.

Thank you very much for your offer of help, although my lot are mainly Herts & Bucks I haven't yet come across any Timberlakes. ;D

Regards
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Re: Where have all the Timberlakes gone?
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 11 July 09 19:26 BST (UK) »
Great - thank you Maddie.

I think one of those Elizabeths and the Matthew are my descendants! Both would have been in their 70s or 80s by that time so that makes sense. I will have to pop over to Sarratt sometime soon and see if the grave(s) still exists.

As for the others, I'm sure they have some kind of link to me but I'll have to dig a bit deeper to see how it all fits together.

Anyway, many thanks for your valuable help!

Kind regards
Howard

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Re: Where have all the Timberlakes gone?
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 11 July 09 19:41 BST (UK) »
Your'e welcome Howard.

If you want any more just shout. ;D

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Re: Where have all the Timberlakes gone?
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 12 July 09 08:50 BST (UK) »
Hi howard
             I have many timberlakes in my wifes family tree which i am working on ,if you want these i recieved a gedcom not long ago with lots  on which i could pass on to you .these include joseph's & matthew's  ;D


regards alan

most of them from sarratt chipperfield area
i lived in sarratt until 1969 and there were timberlakes there then