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  • Surname: ANGLISS & other variants ANGLISH, ANGLIS, ANGLESS etc...
  • Posted by Jenny Dempsey on August 7th 2004 ... Go to www.anglissfamily.co.uk
  • I am interested in contact with anyone connected with the name ANGLISS or its variants ANGLISH, ANGLIS, ANGLESS etc. I can be contacted via my website at www.anglissfamily.co.uk ... Thanks Jenny
  • Surname: ARABIN
  • Posted by Shirley Arabin on the 29th December 2001
  • I am doing a One Name Study of ARABIN and have not registered with GOONS. Our ARABIN family were Huguenot refugees to Ireland in 1690 and there are descendants in Ireland, UK, Australia, Canada, Italy and New Zealand. I have a small database of 'stray' ARABIN’S whom I cannot place or attach to our 'tree' and I am interested in finding where they originated. They include London, Derby and Nottingham ARABIN families. Any contact from descendants or interested people welcomed. Shirley Arabin, 7 Sunrise Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3002 NEW ZEALAND.
  • Surname: BALLARD
  • Posted by Adrian Ballard on February 21st 2005 ... Go to ‘Ballard-Gen UK’ web site
  • The ‘BALLARD-Gen UK’ web site includes BALLARD family trees and related documents, plus forum & chat. See Adrian Ballard’s ‘Ballard-Gen UK’ site at - http://ballard.rootschat.net/index.htm
  • Surname: BROWETT & variants
  • Posted by Frank Browett on the 26th September 2003
  • I’m interested in hearing from anyone with BROWETT connections (and other spelling variants) as I am conducting a One Name Study for the surname BROWETT, anyone with any details should contact me by email. Thanks, Frank Browett
  • Surname: BUNTING & variants ... Go to ‘Bunting Society’ web site
  • Posted by Jerry Green of the Bunting Society on the 23rd April 2004
  • Jerry informs that the ‘Bunting Society’ is for anyone interested in the name BUNTING and all variants. Benefits of membership include: Help and advice on researching your family tree ... Twice-yearly delivery of the "Gone A-Hunting" journal ... Information on the thousands of names on our database ... Subscriptions are due annually on 1st January at a rate determined by the Committee and confirmed at the A.G.M. ... "Gone A-Hunting" - the offi cial journal of the Bunting Society - is published twice-yearly - Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter ... An Annual Gathering is held in South-East England every Autumn for all those interested in the name BUNTING and its variants. Members and their families are welcome to attend on that day.
  • See BUNTING SOCIETY website for full details - http://www.buntingsociety.org.uk
  • Surname: CADE ... Go to - “CADE Family History” 
  • Posted by Jennifer Dixon on the 18th May 2003
  • REGISTERED to Guild Of One Name Studies (GOONS)  .... #3891 - CADE
  • CADE Family History - Genealogy of CADE & related families originating in Lincolnshire, ENG. Now with branches in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, & the USA - See site which includes Family Trees, Ancestral Data & Photos - Go to: CADE Fa mily History (site includes many other surnames)
  • Surname COCKSHULL & other spelling variations ... Go to - www.up.to/tiberias
  • Posted by Jenny Cockshull on January 28th 2005
  • Jenny is tracing the COCKSHULL family name and states that it could be a mis-spelling of COCKSHUTT. I have records back to 1824, but with rather large gaps! I have some info on my home page which will be added to later - see: www.up.to/tiberias
  • Surname ELKINGTON ... Go to - www.elkingtonfamily.com
  • Posted by Judy Elkington on September 2nd 2004
  • Judy informs us that she is carrying out a one-name study for the surname ELKINGTON & spelling variations, her research also includes a Family History Study. Go to - www.elkingtonfamily.com
  • Surname: FEATHERSTONE & Variants ... Go to - “The Featherstone Society
  • Posted by W. Paul Featherstone on 13th April 2001
  • The Featherstone Society, for the surnames Featherstone, Featherston, Fetherstone, Fetherston, Featherstonhaugh (and variants). Quarterly newsletter for members, and comprehensive web site at
    http://www.featherstone-society.com
  • Surname: FLAVELL & other variants ... Go to web site - www.flavell.co.uk
  • Posted by Dennis Flavell on the 19th February 2003
  • Am conducting a One Name Study of the FLAVELL surname and other spelling variants such as: FLAVELL, FLAVILL, FAVILL, FAVELL, FLAMELL, FLAMVILLE. I am also registered with the Guild Of One Name Studies (GOONS). Many records are included on the web site; baptisms & marriages etc... please take a look: www.flavell.co.uk
  • Surname: FOGWELL, FOGWILL, VOGWELL, VOGWILL & other Variants - Go to - Web Site
  • Posted by Mary on 24th April 2001
  • Mary has a web site which details information in to the Fogwell, Fogwill, Vogwell & Vogwill surnames (& other variants). The research is mainly centered around Devon but there are records for many other counties as well. Go to - Mary’s Web Site
  • Surname: GODBER
  • Posted by Malcolm Godber on 13th April 2001
  • Malcolm is interested in hearing from anyone who has GODBER ancestors. Anywhere in the world.
  • Surname: GODDESS (& variants)
  • Posted by Susan-Anne Goddess on the 30th October 2003
  • Susan-Anne is interested in hearing from anyone who has GODDESS ancestors, or anyone with connections to the GODDESS surname & variants. Thanks Susan-Anne
  • Surname: GODSMARK and variants ... Go to GODSMARK ONS site
  • Posted by Dawn Scotting on 30th July 2003
  • My search is for GODSMARK anywhere in the world at any time. They have migrated to many countries over the centuries but they seem to have originated around the Cuckfield area of Sussex in England. I have researched them back to the early 1500's and have a large database of families which is available for viewing at - http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=godsmark
  • I have been registered with GOONS for many years but have not resubscribed this year. For more information email or snail mail me: Dawn Scotting, 5/2 Arawa St, New Lynn, Auckland 1007, New Zealand
  • Surname: HUDGELL & HUDGILL & other variants ... Go to web site
  • Posted by Pamela Bishop on March 7th 2004
  • I am doing a One Name Study of the name HUDGELL/HUDGILL worldwide and would love to connect to others of the name name my newly uploaded web site is www.hudgill.co.uk it includes over 2,500 names including spouses. If anyone has a connection please get in touch. Thanks, Pamela Bi shop
  • Surname: KISBY, KISBEE & KISBEY ... Go to KISBEE.co.uk
  • Posted by Sean Kisby on the 9th March 2002
  • Sean Kisby has a One Name Study Web site for KISBY & variants at: www.kisbee.co.uk Sean’s own Kisby ancestors were almost exclusively living around the Cambridgeshire town of Whittlesey for 200+ years and he has a page about the Whittlesey Kisby's at www.kisbee.co.uk/whit.htm
  • Surnames: LANGILLE, LANGILL, LANGEL, LANGUILLES, LONGEUIL
  • Posted by Karen Farmer on the 7th February 2003 ... Go to: LANGILLE web site
  • Karen is working on the LANGILLE (& variants) One Name Study which includes a web site & large searchable database which includes deeds, obituaries, photos & much more. There is also an email discussion group with around 85 members.
  • Surname: LIVELY ... Go to “Lively Roots.com
  • Posted by Gerald Lively on the 13th April 2002
  • Gerald has a web site at www.livelyroots.com & it is dedicated to the surname LIVELY. Gerald would like to hear from anybody who is a LIVELY descendant... or people who may have, or know about, any LIVELY records. His work mainly concentrates on American & British LIVELY’s - though there are entries for other countries, connected surnames now total 17,000.
  • Surname: MOLYNEUX, MOLINEUX, MOLINEAUX or MOLYNEAUX (& more variants)
  • Posted by Clive Molyneux on the 28th July 2002 & revised 7th March 2005
  • Clive is researching the Molyneux family Primarily of the South Lancashire area of England (Wigan, Pemberton and Ormskirk). But is interested in any connections and also to the origin, history and development of the various branches of the Molyneux family. Variations in the spelling include: Molyneux, Molyneaux, Molineux, Molineaux, Mullinix, Mullinax, Mullenix, Mulnix, Mullnicks, Mulno - and there are scores of other variations.
  • The IMFA is truly an international association. Activities over the last 17 years in the U.S., U.K., Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand and have included: promotion of the research and study of Mx family history; helping fellow members in their family tree research; accumulation and promotion of the conservation of documents, monuments and other material of special significance to Mx families; and the circulation of our quarterly 28-page newsletter dealing with matters of topical interest and current genealogical and biographical research into Mx families.
  • IMFA is a friendly, helpful and very genuine group of people. Some members are relatively new to genealogy and others have been working at their Mx family history for more than twenty years. A number of members have traced previously unknown relatives around the world through queries in the newsletter. IMFA is a strictly non-profit association and membership dues are charged solely to break even for photocopying, binding, mailing expenses, etc.
  • Surnames: MOTTRAM, MOTTERHAM & variants
  • Posted by Derek Mottram on 29th September 2003
  • I have compiled a database containing in excess of 18,000 records for the surnames MOTTRAM & MOTTERHAM (& variants); I also have details of over 400 families. I would be pleased to offer any assistance to anyone with this surname. Kind regards, Derek Mottram
  • Surname: NOUCH / NOUTCH (& other Variants)
  • Posted by John Bennett on the 14th November 2003
  • I am looking for any information about my wife's family name of NOUCH (NOUTCH back in 1800's). I have traced the name back to a George NOUTCH (1836 Born in Bedford, Beds) and his wife Elizabeth JOHNSON (1835 Born in Wilden, Lincs,.) but some of the history is a bit shaded. Any extra Information will be gratefully received. Thank you, John
  • Surname: RIGGS ... Go to - http://www.riggs.org.uk
  • Posted by ‘Riggs O.N.S.’ on the 28th March 2004
  • The RIGGS Surname Study is a world-wide study, registered with the Guild of One-Name Studies (member 2408)
  • Surname: ROYSTON
  • Posted by Marie Breedon on May 11th 2004
  • I have researched the name ROYSTON for over 10 years and located links to sever al Cambridgeshire villages Over, Waterbeach, Landbeach, Stuntney, Soham, Ely, Willingham, Milton, Reach, Cottenham, Long Stanton, Fen Stanton, Haddenham, Haslingfield, Horseheath, Colne, Woodhurst, Bluntisham, over the last 400 years. I am in the process of researching further counties such as Suffolk (Clare 1553, 1559, & 1708) and Lincolnshire (Holywell 1364 & 1749) look forward to hearing from anyone with related information. Many thanks, Marie Breeden nee Royston.
  • Surname: STEAD, STEED & Variants ... Go to - http://www.stead-steedons.co.uk
  • Posted by Robert Steed on the 5th October 2003
  • The Stead/Steed One Name Study. A worldwide genealogical study of the Stead/Steed surnames and all variants.
  • Surname: STEGGLES ... Go to - http://www.steggles.com
  • Posted by Simon Steggles on March 10th 2005
  • Simon has a web site which deals specifically with the surname STEGGLES, the website is a global resource for Steggles's everywhere ... http://www.steggles.com
  • Surname: STENDALL, STANDELL, STAINDALE, STANSALL & Many Other Variants
  • Re-Posted by the “Stendall One Name Study” on August 7th 2002
  • Helen Wilson has a web site dedicated to the “Stendall One Name Study” which is now online & does contain hundreds of records regarding the STENDALL name & many other spelling variants: Stendle, Staindale, Standell, Stansall plus others. Go to the ”Stendal One Name Study Online”.
  • Surname: STITCHCOMB
  • Posted by Vivian Thompson on the 4th Oct 2002
  • I am doing a one name study of STINCHCOMB.  My Grandma was Bertha Stinchcomb & was born in Liverpool, West Derby and thought it would be nice to know more about the Stinchcomb family. This earliest Stinchcomb of this line that I came across was John Henry, on some documents I have Henry John who married a Sarah Purdy in November 1820.  He moved back to England, then onto Scotland.  Their son Henry William, his wife Janet Cunningham and at least two children moved back to Liverpool where William Henry and his wife Elizabeth Rowland Copestake had more children. Eventually, William came to Canada in 1912 with his sons while his wife and daughters came in 1914. Any contact from interested people or decendents are more than welcome to add their information and I will share what I have. Thanks Vivian
  • Surname: SURGENOR
  • Posted by Mrs. Jacky Surgenor on 28th September 2004
  • I am interested in my married surname and where it originates from and would like to hear from anyone else with SURGENOR ancestors. Thank you, Mrs Jacky Surgenor
  • Surname: SWALE (& other variants) ... Go to: SWALE family web site
  • Posted by Brian Swales on 15th January 2003
  • I am carrying out a one name study of the SWALE surname and all its spelling variants for full details go to my family web site at http://www.tribalpages.com/tribes/swales & the site shows the main line of the SWALE family and its various off shoots. Also, if any one who would like to contact me, I would be pleased to offer assistance with their family tree and would appreciate any input to the family website. Thanks from Brian Swales

    Surname: TORRENS (& Variants - Torrens / Torrance / Torrence)

  • Posted by Richard Torrens on 17th May 2002
  • Richard would like to hear from anybody who can provide further TORRENS details. Richard also states that there is a TORRENS mailing list available from his web site: http://www.4qd.org/torrens/
  • Posted by David Torrens on 27th Dec 2004
  • Our Torrens Family History Journal can be found at www.torrens.name  This contains all the information gathered by my Uncle and my Grandfather. If anyone has anything to add or correct please let me know. David Torrens - E-mail -dtorrens@ss51.com.br
  • Surname: TYE ... Go to - Larry’s Web site
  • Posted by Larry Benson from Sydney Australia, on 2nd March 2001
  • Larry has undertaken a single name study for the surname TYE & would like to hear from anybody who can provide TYE details. All information is placed on his website and available to others researching the surname.www.geocities. com/bensonboys.geo
  • Surname: WHITEWICK, WHITWICK ... Go to www.whitewick.co.uk
  • Posted by Paul Whitewick on the 2nd February 2003
  • Paul has undertaken a one name study & states he is a member of the GOONS. He is researching the surname WHITEWICK and its variants (Wightwick and Whitwick) & has a web site regarding his research www.whitewick.co.uk
  • Surname: WISHER
  • Posted by Denise Wynn on May 5th 2004
  • I am doing a one-name study of the WISHER surname and am a member of GOONS, #3832.  I have found WISHERs in Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Humberside, and London.  There are also "strays" throughout England, but most originate back to a core group of families in Nottinghamshire.
  • Surname: WOOLLAN & Variants
  • Posted by John Woollan on 10th November 2001
  • I am conducting a One-Name Study of the surname WOOLLAN and its many variants and I am registered with the Guild of One-Name studies. My details are:- John Woollan, "The Pines", Manor Road, Trimley St. Mary, Felixstowe. IP11 0TU. Tel: 01394 210271
  • Surname: WOOZLEY & other variants WOOSLEY, WOLSELEY, etc...
  • Posted by Diane Hungate on June 29th 2005
  • I am doing a One Name Study of the surnames WOOZLEY, WOOSLEY and WOLSELEY anywhere in the world.  Am interested in hearing from all descendants and those interested in the surname. Thank you, Diane Hungate.

 

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