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Offline colinhutchins

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SHEARS of Winterslow
« on: Monday 05 October 09 18:36 BST (UK) »
I have found the following through IGI and Ancestry but would like any further information relating to this family who were Shepherds and Gamekeepers once they arrived in Berks/Oxon
James SHEARS married Jane DEER
William SHEARS b1764 Winterslow m Betty STONE married 1784 Winterslow
Charles SHEARS b1796 Winterslow m Catherine FORDER 1816 Winterslow
Jesse SHEARS b1826 Winterslow m Mary ???????
Arnold Shears b1849 salesbury m Mary   ??????? died in Streatley Berks
Alice SHEARS b1882 Salesbury working in service had illegitimate son
PERCY SHEARS b 1905 Hackney lived with Gparents in Streatley Berks m Kathleen Ada SAVAGE

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Re: SHEARS of Winterslow
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 08 October 09 10:19 BST (UK) »
hi. Just had a look at phillimores transcribed marriages for winterslow. Probably not all, only some, cannot access any more books and it is best to view the original parish records. May be this will help, or not, as the case may be.;-James Shears. m. Mary Henly 2-dec-1799 //  John White. m. Jane Shears 6-aug-1809 //Thomas Shears.m.Elizabeth Hasket/Haskel/ 25-jun-1790 // William Shears. m. Betty Stone 11-apr-1784  // Charles Plaister. m. Betty Sheers 1-sep-1760 [ note; it is now Sheers]// Thomas Sheers. m. Mary Patrick 12-oct-1763 // Samuel Sheers. m. Sarah White 4-jan-1742 //Jonathan Sheers. m. Elizabeth Carter 26-oct-1729 // Samuel Sheers. m . Elizabeth Stone 2-oct-1726// William Sheers. m. Margery Lane 12-sep-1637.//     also there is ;Hugh Searpe. m. Mary Mearsh. 1-aug-1630.  this could be a mistake by the transcriber, but would need carefull study and other references. have fun. John.
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Re: SHEARS of Winterslow
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 15 October 09 12:27 BST (UK) »
There are the following baptisms in Winterslow:

21 May 1764 - William Shears (Shears in Reg. and Sheers in BT.) - son of Thomas & Mary

28 Feb 1796 - Charles Shears - son of William & Elizabeth

16 Oct 1825 - Jesse Shears - dter. of Charles & Catherine, labourer

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Norfolk - Alcock, Bowen, Bowers, Breeze, Burton, Creamer, Hammond, Sparkes, Wakefield, Wiggett
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Northamptonshire - George, Letts, Muscutt, Richardson
Somerset - Barber
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