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From: Bob Lemon <>
Subject: Re: Barum and Ringsash
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2000 20:18:10 +0000
In message <>, Mr G Mead <>
>Can sks help please with the whereabouts of BARUM and RINGSASH? My
>gggrandfather gives his place of birth as Ringsash in the 1851 census
>and Ashreigney in the 1881 census. His wife gives Northam and Appledore
>for her place of birth on the same census' but I know that you have to
>drive through Northam to get to Appledore, unless you cross my ferry
>from Instow! We spent many happy years in Appledore when children.
>In the 1881 census they are both living with a nephew who was born in
>Barum but I cannot find this place on any map. They lived in Barnstaple
>most of their adult lives so is it a shortform for Barnstaple?
>Many thanks for any help.
>Anne Mead in rainy Markyate, Hertfordshire
Barum is another name for Barnstaple.