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Re: Florence Nightingale
« Reply #9 on: Monday 16 October 06 03:35 BST (UK) »
Denn
There's a good website here http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~thelamp/home%20page.htm
i found a george binks ( one of mine) also related to her
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SAXBY, RANDS - Lincolnshire
SCHOFIELD, BREWSTER, ELLIOTT - Hathersage, Derbys
TRUSCOTT - St. Stephens in Brannel, Cornwall
WELLS - W.SUSSEX
BENSON - Cumberland
JONES - Whitchurch, Salop

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Re: Florence Nightingale
« Reply #10 on: Monday 16 October 06 05:03 BST (UK) »
Thanks for that Steve, I shall look at that and get back to you.

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Ford, Baines, Dixon, Platts, Peat, Proctor, Rotherforth, Dakin/Daykin, Sales, Beech, Hall, Parkin, Nightingale. ----- Harthill, Waleswood, Woodhouse-mill, Whitwell

South Yorkshire/Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire

Torremocha, Candog, Ramos, Reyes, Rodrigueus
-------Philippines --- Bohol

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Re: Florence Nightingale
« Reply #11 on: Monday 16 October 06 07:31 BST (UK) »
I have spent the past hour going through this but although there appears to be many tempting lines I can't find anything definate - mind you I am pretty hopeless at this game so maybe I can't see the wood for the trees; methinks I should stick to graphics.
Anyhow I shall keep studying the many lines.

                                    Denn
Ford, Baines, Dixon, Platts, Peat, Proctor, Rotherforth, Dakin/Daykin, Sales, Beech, Hall, Parkin, Nightingale. ----- Harthill, Waleswood, Woodhouse-mill, Whitwell

South Yorkshire/Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire

Torremocha, Candog, Ramos, Reyes, Rodrigueus
-------Philippines --- Bohol

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Re: Florence Nightingale
« Reply #12 on: Monday 16 October 06 07:56 BST (UK) »
According to this website Florence Nightingale's father's real surname was Shore. He assumed the surname Nightingale in 1815 in order to inherit from his mother's uncle Peter Nightingale. His mother was actually an Evans - her mother was the Nightingale, the daughter of another Peter Nightingale 1705-1763 of Lea Hall Derbyshire (his son Peter appears to be childless).
So any Nightingale connection you have would have to descend from possible siblings or uncles and aunts of this Peter.

The family names you really want to show a nearer connection to Florence would be Shore or Smith - the real surname of Florence's father and her mother's surname. The Nightingale family was in reality somewhat distantly connected to Florence.

http://www.countryjoe.com/nightingale/genealog.htm

The Shore family

http://www.rotherhamweb.co.uk/genealogy/shore.htm

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Re: Florence Nightingale
« Reply #13 on: Monday 16 October 06 08:16 BST (UK) »
Thanks Valda,
    You're right, any relationship would be purely incidental - but it's interesting all the same.
    I am getting the idea that the Nightingales are the family I want as thier name crops up fairly regularly in my family along with the Daykins, although every now and then a Shore crops up and I don't know why, I wonder if over the years various relatives have done similar to William Edward and tagged a distant relatives name on to thier own.

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Ford, Baines, Dixon, Platts, Peat, Proctor, Rotherforth, Dakin/Daykin, Sales, Beech, Hall, Parkin, Nightingale. ----- Harthill, Waleswood, Woodhouse-mill, Whitwell

South Yorkshire/Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire

Torremocha, Candog, Ramos, Reyes, Rodrigueus
-------Philippines --- Bohol

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Re: Florence Nightingale
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 11 August 07 19:31 BST (UK) »
Hi there Denn
I have the same problem.
My great grandma is supposed to be of some relation to FN but cannot find it anywhere. Her name was Sarah Ann(e) hardwick. Checked back and cannot find anything one generation back which is what family gossip said.  She is supposed to have said that she remembered FN coming on her horse to visit them at Press Farm which is a large manor farm in Press near Ashover. Names are on the deeds as we checked with present owners when mum was still alive. Now no longer with us.

If I find anything whilst digging will let you know. Thanks
Hardy (Derbyshire)
Bacon (Derbyshire/ Essex)
Harrison (Derbyshire/ Staffordshire)
Davies (Derbyshire/ Shropshire/ Staffordshire)
Buxton (Derbyshire)
Clayden (Essex)
Hardwick (Derbyshire - Nightingale connection?)
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Re: Florence Nightingale
« Reply #15 on: Saturday 11 August 07 23:38 BST (UK) »
I know exactly where you are coming from, it is something that can never be ignored - yet to prove one way or the other with so little to go on is almost impossible.

                                         Denn
Ford, Baines, Dixon, Platts, Peat, Proctor, Rotherforth, Dakin/Daykin, Sales, Beech, Hall, Parkin, Nightingale. ----- Harthill, Waleswood, Woodhouse-mill, Whitwell

South Yorkshire/Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire

Torremocha, Candog, Ramos, Reyes, Rodrigueus
-------Philippines --- Bohol

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Re: Florence Nightingale
« Reply #16 on: Sunday 12 August 07 10:48 BST (UK) »
hi dennford
have you seen this site its got a few things on the nightingales
http://www.wirksworth.org.uk/
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fletcher farnsfield/nottinghamshire/derbyshire
kinder / derbyshire
Vardy /derbyshire
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Re: Florence Nightingale
« Reply #17 on: Saturday 10 November 07 17:24 GMT (UK) »
I'm interested in what you've said because when I was researching my husbands family in Norton and Greenhill there appears to be a link to the Shores who had the Meersbrook Estate and Norton.  My husbands links come through Gill and  Shepherd.  One branch had married into the Blythes and the Shores.  I know Florence Nightingale used to visit the Shores at Meersbrook in her Youth.  Her father owned a mill in Carverin Derbyshire so not so far away.