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Lauren Bavin
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Ancestors of Winster :The family of George Samuel Lowe 1854-1898
From the early pages of this book where I was struggling to find enough information to fill a double page, Im now at the point where a double page really can only just barely scratch the surface of the stories regarding the people involved. I will likely ad...

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A little side story about one of the Boam family descendants
I havent done a page on this as this is a side branch of my tree rather than a direct line ( I may do some pages on side branches if I get time though)  but in the course of the research on the Boams I discovered this sad little story of the life of  my 3rd...

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Ancestors of Winster : The family of Thomas Boam 1829-1898
Heres another page for the Winster Book Thomas Boam was the second son of  Thomas Boam . Like his father before him he was a Lead Miner. Lead mining had declined significantly by the mid 19th century, however in the area around Wnster there were still produ...

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Ancestors of Winster: The Family of Thomas Boam 1803-1874
2 pages in 2 days. Im on a roll! This is the promised page on Thomas Boam my 4x Great Grandfather whose 2nd marriage meant his son's sister in law was also his step-mother!!- Yes I know that is complicated!! Thanks to Dawn Scotting for her research on this ...

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My Winster Ancestry - The Family of William Wilson 1801-?
I finished another page for my book about the branch of my family who came from Winster, Derbyshire. This page is about William Wilson, born 1801 - my 4x G Grandfather. He is a bit of a frustration because I lose him and his wife, after the 1851 census. I c...

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The Family of Joseph Wilson 1776-1859
I finally got time to complete another page for my Ancestors of Winster book. Its nice to now be recent enough to finally have some census records to work with. Luckily for me Joseph and Grace, my 5x Great grandparents, lived into their 80s and appear in bo...

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My DNA confirmed Tree
Recently I have had some more DNA connections which have confirmed the paper genealogy Im very happy that I have now confirmed that all 8 of my great grandparents are in fact my great grandparents!! Ive also confirmed at least 11 of my 16 GG Grandparents . ...

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The Family of John Fryer 1777- 1841
In a continuation of my book about my ancestors who hailed from Winster in Derbyshire, here is my page about my 5x great grandfather John Fryer who was a shoemaker like his father before him. Interestingly he moved away from Winster, but his daughter Ellen ...

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The Family of Henry Fryer 1757- 1807
I had time today to finish another page for my Ancestors from Winster book. This one is about Henry Fryer my 6x Great Grandfather (son of the subject of yesterdays page) and his wife Ann Twigg. Henry Fryer was the third child of Thomas Fryer and Jane Woolle...

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The Family of Thomas Fryer 1729-1779
I had some time to complete another page for my book which will feature my ancestors who lived in Winster, Derbyshire. This page focuses on Thomas Fryer , my 7x Great Grandfather. I am quite interested in the fact that he was a Master Baker. I would like to...
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