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Gregory family Wrockwardine, Wrockwardine Wood, Shawbury
« on: Sunday 04 March 18 17:16 GMT (UK) »
Hi, I wonder if any one as been researching this family, I am descended from William Gregory who married Selina Wood.  Looking at various family trees my lot may have originted from the Shawbury area but I have nothing concrete.  The earliest that I am reasonably sure of is Joseph who married  Catherine Jones in 1796 at Wrockwardine.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Gregory family Wrockwardine, Wrockwardine Wood, Shawbury
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 04 March 18 17:56 GMT (UK) »
In order to give a sense of dates, I think this may be a child of William & Selina:

GREGORY, CLARENCE  ERNEST      (Mother's Maiden Name:) WOOD        
GRO Reference: 1903  J Quarter in SHIFNAL  Volume 06A  Page 640
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)

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Re: Gregory family Wrockwardine, Wrockwardine Wood, Shawbury
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 04 March 18 18:59 GMT (UK) »
Yes Clarence is one of mine, one of 9 born to William and Selina born between 1882-1903.

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Re: Gregory family Wrockwardine, Wrockwardine Wood, Shawbury
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 04 March 18 19:44 GMT (UK) »
How much research have you done yourself?
Censuses? Birth certificates? Marriage certificates?

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Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)

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Re: Gregory family Wrockwardine, Wrockwardine Wood, Shawbury
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 04 March 18 21:27 GMT (UK) »
Hi on two census returns eg 1901/1911 William Gregory b c 1858 married to Selina with family gives his pob as St George's and at marriage his father Joseph is a Furnace man.
Baptism William Gregory 31st October 1858 St George's Father Joseph occ Furnace Man Mother Dinah
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Re: Gregory family Wrockwardine, Wrockwardine Wood, Shawbury
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 04 March 18 21:46 GMT (UK) »
Hi again, the mothers maiden name of William was CLEE, a marriage 27th June 1853 Wolverhampton, St George Joseph Gregory occ Furnaceman Father John Gregory occ Furnaceman
Dianah Clee Father William Clee occ Miner.
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Re: Gregory family Wrockwardine, Wrockwardine Wood, Shawbury
« Reply #6 on: Monday 05 March 18 18:17 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for the advice and info, all of which shows that Im on the right track. On 1841 census have found John Gregory with wife Mary and family at Glasshouse Row. Its getting back further that is problematic at the moment.

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Re: Gregory family Wrockwardine, Wrockwardine Wood, Shawbury
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 29 March 18 17:31 BST (UK) »
I have been researching the Gregory Family tree and have gone back as far as 1698 to John Gregory my 7x Great Grandfather. If I can help let me know

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Re: Gregory family Wrockwardine, Wrockwardine Wood, Shawbury
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 29 March 18 18:23 BST (UK) »
Hi, John Gregory is my 4x Great Grandfather married to Mary but not sure going further back.  I think Johns father may have been Joseph Gregory but not sure.  Are you local to where the family lived ?