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Re: Westbury families
« Reply #27 on: Sunday 14 March 10 19:34 GMT (UK) »
I tried to access this link for you, but I couldn't get in either.  However, I have a fabulous link for you that will give you the long and the short about Fastolf.  Sounds like he was a bit of a control freak.

Here it is:
http://books.google.com/books?id=mi-5bX7dygMC&printsec=frontcover&dq=castle+combe+history&ei=xTyUS8mXJ4aYlQSvvfxc&cd=1#v=onepage&q=&f=false

Have fun with this one.  You will be reading until next week.  I will now try and see the other link that you were interested in. As for your other questions, I think the answers will be found n this book.  Let me know what you think.
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Re: Westbury families
« Reply #28 on: Sunday 14 March 10 20:57 GMT (UK) »
Nick:

I can't see a darned thing on Notes and Queries Vol. 31. There are others online that I CAN see, but they aren't helpful to this subject.  We need to find another source, i.e. library in the UK or in the US who has a good selection of these publications - digital or otherwise.  Have you looked at the Library of Congress in the U.S.? How about these?

http://www.odl.ox.ac.uk/
http://www.academicinfo.net/histuklibrary.html
http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/digital_image_collections/

The above were three are some I havent explored yet.  I will be checking them out in the next day or two to see how useful they are.

The other thing that we could do is order certain pages from interlibrary loan.  That's how I get a lot of information. 

Where are you located?  If you are able to get to London easily, have you considered checking with the College of Arms?  I am not sure how helpful they will be, but it's an idea.

Sue
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Re: Westbury families
« Reply #29 on: Friday 09 April 10 22:49 BST (UK) »
Hello.  I have "Westberry" in my family tree.  (Georgia, USA)  Of course, the names I have are from the 1800s.  It looks like you are really working much further back.  Are you interested in what I have?

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Re: Westbury families
« Reply #30 on: Friday 09 April 10 23:21 BST (UK) »
Here's a bit of what I have in outline form.  (Just the males)
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Westberry Chart of Male Children in Georgia (All from Moses)


Moses
 A. Josiah       1798/1802?
   1. Milton         1823ish   
      a. Isaiah         1854
      b. Josiah         1853
      c. William B.      1856
      d. Milton Thomas      1859
      e. Howell         1864
   2. Charlton      1826
   3. John Moses      1830
   4. Moses Josiah      1839
      a. Milton J                      1869
   5. James Randall   1845

B. Noah       1804
   1. Richard      1835
      a. John (twin)      1879
      b. William (twin)      1879
     2. Noah Jr.      1837
     3. Caleb         1841
     4. Joseph S.      1845
     5. J’athan David   1845
     6. John Josiah      1848
   a. Robert Lee      1864 (of 1st wife)
   b. Joseph         1872 (of 1st wife)
   c. Lawrence Wootson   1888
   d. Carey Lester      1890
   e. Stafford Quinton   1894
   f. Gordon Frederick   1897
   g. Ollie Otis      1902
     7. William Madison   1852            
   a. William Ezra       1878
   b. David Marion      1882
   c. Joshua Monroe      1884
   d. John Howell      1886
   e. Caleb Madison      1888
   f. Oscar Milton      1894
   g. Richard Clinton      1896
 
C. Moses Jr.   1806
D. Jarod      1810
     1. James Madison   1836   
   a. William Fennon      1854
   b. Berry         1855
   c. James Robert      1857
   d. John         1862
   e. Mitchell      1870
     2. William S.      1840   
E. Joseph      1820
F. Rabon      1820
     1. Simon      1843
     2. Moses      1845
     3. Rabon Jr.      1847
     4. Manly      1851
     5. Elbert      1852
     6. John       1856
G. Richard Ferman  1826
   1. Joseph Stewart   1846
   2. Jared William   1849
   3. Joseph      1854
   4. John Riley   1856
   5. Ferman Jr.   1866
   6. Noah Herman   1867


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Re: Westbury families
« Reply #31 on: Saturday 10 April 10 00:11 BST (UK) »
Thanks so much for the kind offer.  My Westbury's end in England in the 1400's, however, I am sure that someone on this thread would love to know more.
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Re: Westbury families
« Reply #32 on: Tuesday 13 April 10 20:25 BST (UK) »
i know of 2 towns called wesbury one is westbury wiltshire witch is on the edge of slasberey plane the othere is wesbury on trym that is now located as a suberb of bristol glos

i know it is a bit of usless info for ya
Cobb somerset Wells devon

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Re: Westbury families
« Reply #33 on: Wednesday 20 October 10 14:37 BST (UK) »
Hello,

The family name Westbury/Westberry/Westborough originates from the usage of a placename stating origin.  It has both pauper and rich land owning routes, which are in fact different genetic families.  A number of places called Westbury exist. These include:

Westbury - Wiltshire
Westbury - Shropshire
Westbury - Somerset
Westbury upon trym - Gloucestershire
Westbury sub mendip - Gloucestershire
etc...

Not only had towns and villages given families the Westbury surname, but so has property.  An example of this is the Westbury Manor in Kent, Now burnt down, generating a well off Westbury family that seemed to survive for a period before disappearing. other examples include the barony of Westbury, Lord Westbury, which is currently held by a Bethell family.  other anglocisations of other nationals from other countries have also occured in both the UK and English speaking ex-colonies such as Canada, USA, Australia, etc... This includes converting such names as, for example: Westburg.  Also other places have been called Westbury, such as Westbury in New York.  This confuses the tracing of the origins of this surname.

There have been a number of movements of the name.  As such, a pauper line can be seen to originate from the Gloucestershire and Bristol area, a rich family line covering the Wiltshire and Gloucestershire area, migrants into London from the European continent have taken / been given the Westbury family name, such as Germans and Swedes.  Also after the second world war Jewish migrants took the surname and settled prodominantly in London.  Further to this, freed slaves have taken / been given the Westbury surname as their own. All this has broughta multi-ethnicity to the Westbury / Westberry surname.  Both free and forced migration has taken the Westbury surname to every continent on the planet, with sizable populations in America, Australia and Africa.  The total population carrying the surname stands at roughly 15000 people world wide, making it both interestingly diverse and rare.

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Re: Westbury families
« Reply #34 on: Wednesday 20 October 10 17:52 BST (UK) »
Great info Nick!! I can see that you have been exceedingly busy lately.

Cheers,
Sue
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Re: Westbury families
« Reply #35 on: Wednesday 20 October 10 19:39 BST (UK) »
Sue,

haven't been as busy as I normally would!  Just tying up loose ends on the near term history. I haven't found much circa 1400s / 1500s recently. Will try to get back to it all soon!  Hope your rsearch is going well?