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Re: Are you related to any one famous?
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 08 April 21 11:55 BST (UK) »
https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=105476.0

is the previous thread, 35 pages long so a lot of Rootschatters found someone famous (stretching the meaning in many cases)
Skelcey (Skelsey Skelcy Skeley Shelsey Kelcy Skelcher) - Warks, Yorks, Lancs <br />Hancox - Warks<br />Green - Warks<br />Draper - Warks<br />Lynes - Warks<br />Hudson - Warks<br />Morris - Denbs Mont Salop <br />Davies - Cheshire, North Wales<br />Fellowes - Cheshire, Denbighshire<br />Owens - Cheshire/North Wales<br />Hicks - Cornwall<br />Lloyd and Jones (Mont)<br />Rhys/Rees (Mont)

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Re: Are you related to any one famous?
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 08 April 21 16:41 BST (UK) »
A grandson of my 6xGreat-grandmother was John Constable RA ;D

Does this mean you also have a tenuous link to Barbara Windsor?
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Wales: Pugh, Watkins, Williams, Edwards,
London: Binden, Sullivan, Tickner, Tilt
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Re: Are you related to any one famous?
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 08 April 21 18:48 BST (UK) »
Chris 49
Yes Mimi Smith was reputed to have had an affair with a student ..it was later so the age difference greater my dad was 18-19 when he was there from 1948 1949
John LENNON was 8-9

An impressionable age .
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Re: Are you related to any one famous?
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 08 April 21 19:15 BST (UK) »
A grandson of my 6xGreat-grandmother was John Constable RA ;D

Does this mean you also have a tenuous link to Barbara Windsor?

I was trying to keep that quiet! ;D ;D

Incidentally, the community room at Bures St Mary is called "The Garrad Room" ;D
The Garrad family lived in Bures St Mary (Suffolk) and Bures Hamlet (Essex) for many, many years.
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Re: Are you related to any one famous?
« Reply #13 on: Friday 09 April 21 20:09 BST (UK) »
I have always been interested in medieval history, especially the Knights. So it was a huge pleasure to find that I am descended from William Marshall, England's greatest Knight. A year later I traced another line back to El Cid. Absolute bliss.