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Re: Devon families to Bermuda in 1880's.
« Reply #18 on: Saturday 25 March 17 22:58 GMT (UK) »
Hello debbda

I saw your  message but am unable to reply.

This reply takes me up to two posts, I'll find something pertinent to post elsewhere and get back to you.

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Re: Devon families to Bermuda in 1880's.
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 25 March 17 23:00 GMT (UK) »
You can just reply to this thread again if you want.  No need to say anything very pertinent!
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Re: Devon families to Bermuda in 1880's.
« Reply #20 on: Friday 05 May 17 03:22 BST (UK) »
Hello debbda

I don't know if life has intervened or if you didn't receive my last two PMs, but I know have a hard copy photo of William John Godfrey, as well as a couple of other photos of his family. These were given to me by his grandson John Grunnell.

I'm happy to post to anyone who is descendant.

I haven't got around to scanning them yet, but when I do I will attach it to his wikitree profile https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Godfrey-2737

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Re: Devon families to Bermuda in 1880's.
« Reply #21 on: Friday 05 May 17 09:59 BST (UK) »
I just took a look at this thread because I have an interest in Bermuda matters, but I see that a very distant relative is mentioned here. Jemima Nute's nephew Albert Edwin Nute married Eme Jane Parkes in Liverpool in 1921.
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Re: Devon families to Bermuda in 1880's.
« Reply #22 on: Tuesday 26 February 19 22:15 GMT (UK) »
Dear Mark. I am SO sorry I didn't get any notifications by email that there were messages but thank you SO MUCH for putting the photo up as I've just found it. His family will be thrilled. 
Who are the other photos of? Do you still have the hard copies?
Debbie

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Re: Devon families to Bermuda in 1880's.
« Reply #23 on: Wednesday 27 February 19 09:10 GMT (UK) »
Hi Shaun,
Email notifications from 2017 didn't arrive so apologies for not chatting to you.

Jemima (b 15/6/1856 Dodbrook, d 2/10/1908 Babbycombe) was my 2*great grandmother. She married a widower, John Cann 8/10/1854, in E. Stonehouse and had 11 children.

One of her children Mary Balkwell Cann (b 28/1/1859, Dodbrook, Kingsbridge) m Samuel Weeks (b 1859 Kingskerswell) in Sandys Parish, Bermuda 19.6.1883. 

Ada was Mary and Sam's child.  Unfortunately Mary died 1885 in Bermuda when Ada was a toddler so that family history is very sketchy to say the least! We don't know why either Mary or Sam went to Bermuda although we think Samuel went in the Navy.

Do you have anything you've heard via your own FH, or even any photos please.
Debbie

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Re: Devon families to Bermuda in 1880's.
« Reply #24 on: Wednesday 27 February 19 09:18 GMT (UK) »
Wonder why Mary Cann would have gone out....nurse-maid or something? Or did she go with her brother John Henry Cann who died 1963 in Bda? (worked in the Dockyard as a Writer.)

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Re: Devon families to Bermuda in 1880's.
« Reply #25 on: Wednesday 27 February 19 10:00 GMT (UK) »
Do you have this?

From the Royal Gazette of 28 July 1885
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