DEVON-L ArchivesArchiver > DEVON > 2000-02 > 0951034313
From: Bob Lemon <>
Subject: Re: Thomas GRIFFITHS Barnstaple/Bideford
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2000 08:11:53 +0000
In message <005401bf7b07$98c1f9e0$>, Marjorie Ward
>I am trying to help someone find out about the above gentleman. A
>descendent of his is coming to the UK in early March and would like to visit
>the place he was born if we can find it. Below are details we know about
>Thomas was living in Barnstaple in 1787 when he married Ann COLLARD in
>that town. The couple then moved to High Street, Bideford where Thomas set
>up business as a printer and they had a family of nine children The family
>were non-conformist. Thomas died in Bideford in 1806 aged 42.
>If anyone recognises the above person as an ancestor or can suggest where we
>might search I would be grateful if you could contact me. I understand that
>the IGI has already been looked at.
>Many thanks for your time.
If your friend is going to Barnstaple then he can visit the North Devon
Record Office on the second floor of the Library in Tuly Street.
All records for North Devon are held there.
I will be there the first week in March.