Places

Image of High Street, Swindon

The family of Isaac and Sarah Williams (nee Baldwin) moved to Swindon, Staffordshire between 1869 and 1871, moving from Lower Mitton (Stourport) in Worcestershire to Wolverhampton between 1861 and 1863 and then to Swindon, a small village in Staffordshire, near…

Image of Bolzaneto

I don’t have very much information on my 4th cousin twice removed, Jonathan Williams Summerhill, who was¬†killed in the First World War (his 3x great-grandparents, Stephen Summerhill and Sarah Cratchley, were my 5x great-grandparents). I came across Jonathan via a…

Image of St Mary's Church, Frampton

Stephen Summerhill married Sarah Cratchley (of Dursley, Gloucs) at Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, on 6th July 1778. At the time of the marriage, Stephen is listed as being “of Frampton”, although he actually seems to have been born in Siston, where his…

I’ve blogged before about my brick wall regarding my 3x great-grandfather, James Williams, born in Aston, Shropshire. It now seems that I’ve made a breakthrough, thanks to the Shropshire Parish Registers, which have recently been added to Find My Past…