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Offline paulmh

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« on: Sunday 04 June 06 16:46 BST (UK) »
A bit ago I sent out letters to peple living in Nottingham with the surname 'Townrow', there were about 10 and only one replied sending me details of there family tree from around 1895 to the present day.

With that I traced it as far back as I could in order to find a match on my tree, I found noting. However I managed to go as far back as 1775 with this tree whilst my family so far goes back to 1811 with a Henry Townrow.

I've kept all the information and my aim is to one day link them to mine. I think that the way to go about it is to look for Henry's parents, but with being born in 1811 im not sure where to look!
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« Reply #1 on: Sunday 04 June 06 17:41 BST (UK) »
Hi Paul,

Why don't you give us a clue and perhaps someone will come up with something?

Do you know where in Notts Henry was born/who he married/childrens names ...or anything that might help?

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Nottinghamshire: Willmott, Williams, Oldham, Padgett, Burden, Stokes, Huskinson, Tuckwood, Morley, Barnett
Lincolnshire: Foster, Dennis, Mowbray
Leicestershire: Mowbray,Hudson, Tuckwood
Derbyshire: Starbrook
Somerset: Willmott, Elliott
Cork:Driscoll, Murphy
London Surrey:Driscoll, Cheesman
London Kent:Cheesman
Kent:Cheesman, Davis, West, Hills, Kneller, Bones, Eastup

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« Reply #2 on: Sunday 04 June 06 18:16 BST (UK) »
Hi Paul

I tried to get on to your website but the link does not work. Have you set the site up yet?

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Notts: Burrows, Comery, Foster, Beeson, Haynes, Swan.  Derbys: Burrows, Comery, Smith  Lincs: King.  Warks & Salop: Swan, Duffy.  Dublin: Duffy, Geraghty, Burgess.  Monmouth: Lewis

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« Reply #3 on: Sunday 04 June 06 18:29 BST (UK) »
hi paul, i had a look on the parish records and the only henry townrow on there was this one


henry townrow ch 11 oct 1807 normanton-upon trent nottingham
father john townrow
mother hannah


no other siblings


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« Reply #4 on: Sunday 04 June 06 19:12 BST (UK) »
Henry (b. 1811) married Hannah Warsop (b. 1816) in 1832 at Edwinstowe, they had 8 children:

William b.1833
Elizabeth b.1834
Henry b.1837
Mary Ann b.1839
Thomas b.1841
George b.1843
John b.1847
Harriet b.1849

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From the other tree that I did that is so far not connected to me I found a Henry Townrow (b. 1808) but his parents were Benjamin and Elizabeth. Supose its possible I got the dates wrong and that the Henry born in 1808 is mine b. 1811. After all I did get calculatons from census which aren't always correct to begin with...
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« Reply #5 on: Sunday 04 June 06 19:27 BST (UK) »
On the 1851 census he gives his age as 42, therefore most likely to have been born in 1808. If you calculated his age from the information on the 1841 census it would be incorrect due to rounding.
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« Reply #6 on: Sunday 04 June 06 19:35 BST (UK) »
Yep - Jaywit is right. He's 42 and born Graves Lane in 1851. 52 and born "Headenly" in 1861 ...giving an approx birth year of 1808.

Strangely enough I used to walk down Graves Lane, Edingley as a child and wonder if this could be it?

The baptisms for Edingley on the IGI show a Henry Townrow baptised there 20 Feb 1805 to Thomas and Elizabeth. A little early I know but I wonder if it's worth looking at the parish records?

Heather
Nottinghamshire: Willmott, Williams, Oldham, Padgett, Burden, Stokes, Huskinson, Tuckwood, Morley, Barnett
Lincolnshire: Foster, Dennis, Mowbray
Leicestershire: Mowbray,Hudson, Tuckwood
Derbyshire: Starbrook
Somerset: Willmott, Elliott
Cork:Driscoll, Murphy
London Surrey:Driscoll, Cheesman
London Kent:Cheesman
Kent:Cheesman, Davis, West, Hills, Kneller, Bones, Eastup

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« Reply #7 on: Sunday 04 June 06 19:40 BST (UK) »
Yes I know where Greaves Lane is at Edingley. I should imagine first child died and name was reused, I think 1805 is a bit far out. He moved around Nottinghamshire a bit though, marrying at Edwinstowe, most of the children born at Ranby, living at Babworth.
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« Reply #8 on: Sunday 04 June 06 19:43 BST (UK) »
Tend to agree ...

Also Mary 13 April 1807 Edingley

possible other children at nearby Farnsfield (getting closer to Edwinstowe, and of course Hannah was born Norwell which is also not far away, all places within about an 8 mile radius)

Elisabeth 6 May 1810
Sarah 25 Oct 1812
George 15 April 1816
Elisabeth 6 May 1810

Worth checking out that 1832 marriage to see if he was of the parish and if any witnesses were mentioned
Nottinghamshire: Willmott, Williams, Oldham, Padgett, Burden, Stokes, Huskinson, Tuckwood, Morley, Barnett
Lincolnshire: Foster, Dennis, Mowbray
Leicestershire: Mowbray,Hudson, Tuckwood
Derbyshire: Starbrook
Somerset: Willmott, Elliott
Cork:Driscoll, Murphy
London Surrey:Driscoll, Cheesman
London Kent:Cheesman
Kent:Cheesman, Davis, West, Hills, Kneller, Bones, Eastup

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