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Just posring my interests again - any help with the following would be greatly appreciated.
1. Samuel Collins (m) Elizabeth Yates
24 November 1799 at Costock
(d) 1849 Bunny (d) May 1857 Bunny.
2. John Collins (m) Hannah Stevenson
3 December 1832 at East Leake
(d) 1872 Bunny
3 Joseph Collins (m) Elizabeth Branson of Radford.
13 June 1864 Wilford Nottm.
(bpt) 1842 Bunny
(d) 1916 Lenton (d) 1892 Lenton.
4. Frederick Collins (m) Sarah Husbands
20 June 1885 Lenton Nottm
(b) 1865 Lenton
(d) 1903 Lenton Nottm
Any Yates, Stevensons, Bransons or Husbands out there.
Listers might be interested in my HIGTON HERITAGE family history
website, that I put online recently. It explores the genealogy of the
HIGTON family that originated in Cromford, Derbyshire, and also that of
my wife's ancestors from the Bradford area. It can be found here:
If viewing on a tablet, the display is best if you click on the "Mobile"
option at the foot of the homepage
The principal Nottinghamshire names included are: HIGTON
(ex-Wirksworth), CHAPMAN (ex-Colston Bassett), CASTLEDINE and DRING
(ex-Bingham), BRADBURY (Selston), RICHARDS (ex-Ilkeston). You will find
a fuller list also at the foot of the homepage. Click on any of the
names to see who's there.
I developed the website using the facilities offered by the Guild of One
Name Studies. You can check to see if one of your names of interest is a
registered study here:
or whether it is included in one of the registered studies here:
The "Cloud" that appears after you type in your name will show the
registered studies that include the name. Click on any of them for
My study remains work in progress, and I have a lot of data still to
transfer to the website. Nevertheless, I would welcome additional
information and, particularly, suggestions where I have made errors.
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