Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Family History is my hobby.  I am not a professional genealogist.

 

Thank you for taking the time to view my humble effort.  Also, a very BIG THANK YOU to all those who have kindly contributed information.

 

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Links

 

The following are some general links which I have found useful (shall gradually add to this page).  Throughout this site I have already added links to other family history sites, and you may find these on my Surname Summary Pages, which can be reached via my Surnames of Interest page.

 

Sussex History

 

General Family History

EAST SUSSEX RECORD OFFICE

WEST SUSSEX RECORD OFFICE

SEARCH WSRO CATALOGUE

1066 GENEALOGY

MID SUSSEX ROOTS

HURST HISTORY STUDY GROUP - dedicated to researching and preserving the History of Hurstpierpoint, Sussex.

ROUGHWOOD - great site with lots of photos from around Sussex and Sussex ancestors.

SUSSEX FAMILY HISTORY GROUP  -  their links page has many useful links, which I probably wont repeat on this page.  Also, check out the members' web sites.

SUSSEX FAMILY TREE FORUM - lots of useful links in this site.

SUSSEX CURIOSITIES

SUSSEX INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY SOCIETY

SUSSEX ON-LINE PARISH CLERKS

WEST SUSSEX PAST PICTURES - lots of old photographs.

WEST SUSSEX POOR LAW DATABASE

TUNBRIDGE WELLS FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

THE WEALD (of Sussex and Kent) - Family History, Census, Parish Registers, Parish Histories and lots more.

FOXEARLE ARCHIVE GROUP - researching the East Sussex villages and families of Herstmonceux, Cowbeech, Ashburnham and Wartling.

WEALDEN IRON RESEARCH GROUP

THE PARISH REGISTER TRANSCRIPT SOCIETY - transcripts of parish registers for sale.

MARTIN B. SNOW - photographs of Sussex churches

RICHARD NEVIN'S CHURCH SKETCHES

RESEARCH SERVICE - if you need some help in tracing your ancestors, contact Steve for help.

 

 

UK SURNAMES

FAMILY CHEST

1911 CENSUS INFO

UKPAST

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GENEALOGY

UK GENEALOGY INTERESTS DIRECTORY

THE INSTITUTE OF HERALDIC AND GENEALOGICAL STUDIES

KENT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

COLLECT BRITAIN - many old photographs, sketches and maps.

GEOGRAPH - photos from all over the UK.

MEDWAY CITYARK - this site contains scanned in pages from original parish registers from the Medway Towns area of Kent.

LOST COUSINS - a database to which you can add your ancestors who were alive when the 1881 census was recorded.

ROOTSCHAT

I.G.I. BATCH NUMBERS - an aid for searching the I.G.I.

HISTORICAL DIRECTORIES - digitised copies of various UK trade directories; a project of the University of Leicester.

SURNAME NAVIGATOR - a surname search engine.

SURNAME PROFILER - distribution of surnames in the UK in 1881 and 1998.

THE ORIGINAL RECORD

LEGACY  -  free Family Tree Software.

PARISH CHEST - your one stop shop for everything genealogical.  Well worth a visit.

TWR COMPUTING  -  family tree software and data.

TRACE YOUR PAST - family history researcher.

COLONIAL CD BOOKS - Mainly old books about New Zealand.

Seax - Essex Archives Online

 

Family History Web Sites

 

Non-Family History

CREASEY - A one name study and database maintained by Derek Creasey.  Other names of interest include:  Barker, Godley, Holland, Langridge, Mayhew, Pilbeam, Quaife and Simmons.

EASTBOURNE COUSINS - maintained by Michael and Pauline, and mainly about the Boniface families from the Eastbourne area.

KEN HOMEWOOD'S WEB SITE - Ken has a database of over 8,000 Homewood events which you can view on-line.  He also has many Sussex ancestors.

JAN KENNEDY BROWN - mainly Kent ancestors with a special interest in the Kent village and parish of Hawkhurst.

MALCOLM HUPMAN - his mother's ancestors were from England and many from Sussex.  Malcolm is known to so many of us family history addicts and we all owe him a great deal for his help over the years.

PETER BROWN FAMILY HISTORY - Brown families from Sussex and Surrey, in particular in the parishes of West Hoathly, East Grinstead, Fletching, Lingfield, Oxted and Horne.

STEER FAMILY HISTORY - a very detailed site maintained by John David Steer.  John also has a very informative general family history page about CHURCH AND PARISH RECORDS IN ENGLAND AND WALES.

 

 

 

If you have a family history web site and would like a link placed here, please contact me.

 

BEXHILL PHOTOGRAPHIC CLUB - please click on the link whether you are interested or not.  It is a website I have created and maintain.

SQUIRRELS REMOVAL - for information on how to humanely remove squirrels from your attic.

MILLENNIUM SEED BANK PROJECT - they need our support.

JESSOPS - if you are thinking of buying a new camera or camera equipment, then do so from the their on-line store.  I found their Eastbourne shop unhelpful and unfriendly, whereas the chap at the end of the phone at the company's Leicester call centre was wonderful.  I will certainly be buying any further equipment on-line rather than from the Eastbourne shop.

THE MINDFUL EYE

A FLOWER ARRANGER'S GARDEN - I love this site.  One of my other hobbies is flower arranging and this site offers wonderful advice and has lots of pictures of inspiring flower arrangements.

MIDSOMER MURDERS

PINK MARSHMELLOW - a great selection of craft and flower arranging items, at excellent prices and very quickly dispatched.  I highly recommend this ebay store run by Ashlie.

YE OLDE CHOCOLATE SHOPPE - here in Bexhill.  This is a wonderful chocolate shop and they stock a really great chilli chocolate that I am completely addicted to.  They also stock a wonderful selection of fresh chocolates.  Well worth a visit to Bexhill.

OCADO - the only way to grocery shop!

OFFICE WATCH  -  Sensible advice for keeping your computer safe and keeping you informed of what's going on in the Microsoft world.  Also see OFFICE WATCH.

abebooks.co.uk - Books of all sorts.  There is also a US version of this site.

ilovebacon.com  -  Some silliness.

GROCERY STOREWARS - A mini movie.

Blog of St. John's, Worcester Park - my cousin is the vicar.