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From: "Bob Cunning" <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] BENSON
Date: Mon, 9 May 2005 23:12:51 +1000
References: <20050508084520.3C28FE000184@astro.systems.pipex.net> <00c601c55486$3e4cd260$31fda4cb@bob91f4cc1c6c2>


Thanks Pat, I saw that, but not ''mine'' unfortunately

Cheers, Bob in Melbourne


----- Original Message -----
From: "robert" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, May 09, 2005 8:59 PM
Subject: [Ess] BENSON


> Quick, tell Bob Cunning there's a BENSON popped up on the Essex list!
>
> Pat Whitelaw
> Brisbane
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lindy Kershaw" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, May 08, 2005 6:45 PM
> Subject: [Ess] Essex Ancestors - where did yours live?
>
>
> >I just wish I could trace them?
> >
> > My maternal grandmother Florence came from Southend, but there is a
> > problem
> > with finding the family, She was BENSON, she said her father was
> > Richard!
> > No trace of him what so ever! The only family that seems to fit, names,
> > ages etc, was one with a father Henry...even him I cannot find with the
> > family at home! He was a mariner! I have not as yet been able to visit
> > Essex, well not since I was a child!
> >
> > Florence married name was MAY, they came from Wiltshire, that has been
> > very
> > satisfying, I have visited the village, seen the house, seen my g-g-g
> > grandfathers 'original' will 1838, held it in my hand. And been able to
> > trace the family back to 1635!
> >
> > But it is soooooo frustrating when you cannot make the other links!
> >
> > Ha! I have family links from Kent, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire,
> > Staffordshire, all migrated to London in the mid/late 1800's.
> >
> > But I am still claiming my heritage from Essex, as the genes come down
> > from
> > mother to daughter! So they say!! :-)))
> >
> > Lindy
> >
>


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