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Offline Colin Lamb

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Evans the Shoemakers of Monmouth
« on: Friday 29 June 12 21:18 BST (UK) »
I am descended from James b 1861 in Monmouth via William b1873 in India and William's daughter Alice Elizabeth b 1902.

James served in the 36th Regiment for 15 years and then another 5 in the Monmouth militia.

I have a comprehensive Evans tree from 1806 including all siblings and their descendents.

I am looking for any other family who are interested in Evans the Shoemakers, if you are please make contact.

It would seem that at least 1 in each generation was...you guessed it.....a shoemaker including my Great Grandfather William.

Colin

ps I am on Ancestry so have all the links there

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Re: Evans the Shoemakers of Monmouth
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 25 September 16 16:48 BST (UK) »
Its been a while so thought I would bump my original thread to see if there is any interested parties on the forum.

As it happens the business premisis where the Evans plied their shoemaking craft is still there, it is now a Florist and it is near Monnow Bridge. 

We visited and had a look around the shop last year.

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Re: Evans the Shoemakers of Monmouth
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 18 March 18 14:35 GMT (UK) »
Has anyone joined the Monmouth Family History group Mongenes?

I am looking to see how effective it is.

I have made good progress but as yet a few loose ends exist.