Just returned from a trip to Somerset that included visits to a number of churchyards, including Clutton, High Littleton, Clandown and Midsomer Norton. Whilst there I was able to photograph a number of graves of relevant surnames. Research ongoing into those graves and the families, with updates to follow.
Latest Update – 1st October 2014 Statistics 26296 – Individuals 9735 – Families 3002 – Surnames 617 – Photos 248 – Headstones Top 5 Surnames Lasbury Dando Seymour Hobbs Chivers
In a recent TV show the comedian Johnny Vegas discovered some startling news about his 4th great grandfather Philip Haynes. The Bristol Mercury newspaper of 4th July 1835 included the local court reports and showed Philip Haynes received a sentence of 6 months imprisonment for the theft of a knife … Continue reading →