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Thomas Boyd Esq
« on: Saturday 18 May 13 12:27 BST (UK) »
I have a family bible presented to Thomas and Eliza Hall by "the family of the late Thomas Boyd esq"
Who was Thomas Boyd? The Halls were in the Cranham/Upminster area.
Any information most grateful :)

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Re: Thomas Boyd Esq
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 18 May 13 12:37 BST (UK) »
Do you have some dates?


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Re: Thomas Boyd Esq
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 18 May 13 15:03 BST (UK) »
The bible was presented in April 1873

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Re: Thomas Boyd Esq
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 21 May 13 06:46 BST (UK) »
Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 19 March 1847

"Useful furniture to be sold by auction .... by direction of the Execcutors of the late Thomas Boyd Esq. of Cranham Hall....."

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"The Boyd Church of England school was founded in 1818 by the family of Thomas Boyd (d. 1846) of Cranham Hall...."

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Re: Thomas Boyd Esq
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 23 May 13 08:00 BST (UK) »
Thanks for Jonquill :)

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Re: Thomas Boyd Esq
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 31 July 18 12:21 BST (UK) »
Hi  my name is sally and going through my mothers things we too hav a bible from thomas boyd presented to our great granfather  james thacker    and we use to live in front lane cranham upminster

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Re: Thomas Boyd Esq
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 01 August 18 16:52 BST (UK) »
Thanks for that Sally1954. My grandparents surname was Tyler. When did you live in Front Lane Cranham?

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Re: Thomas Boyd Esq
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 01 August 18 17:04 BST (UK) »
Hi penpen i lived in cranham twice in the 50s  my grandparents who were charles and may  odell  owned the post office and general stores  in front lane. My grandmother was thacker before she married grandad and it was her father james that was presented the bible

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Re: Thomas Boyd Esq
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 01 August 18 21:33 BST (UK) »
Hi again! My Dad wonders what your name is. He is Jim Tyler b 1939.