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From: "pamhillier" <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] LADYSMITH link? Gt Clacton area
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2007 13:03:44 +1030
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Hi Margaret,
I have been awake since 3am so my head is not altogether there either
I did notice after your mention of finding son William on the 1841 in
Colchester, that there are Bevan links on the IGI to Colchester...
I went to the IGI and did a parent search
These are too early for yours, a few generations earlier I would
I put in Walter Bevan and Sarah
and these popped up which might be worth filing somewhere....given the
possible Colchester connection.

John BEEVAN chr 4/4/1687 St Botolph Colchester
Walter BEVAN, 28/12/1683, St Botolp Colchester
Sarah BEVEN 17/8/1683 ditto
Anthony BEVEN 18/4/1688 ditto

I went to Hugh Wallis' website and found the transcriptions done by the LDS
C145741 1560-1666 M145741 1560-1666
J151141 1680-1739 M151141 1681-1688
K151141 1680-1739

So Colchester PR's might be the go, especially lacking any other evidence.
Cheers Pam from Adelaide

>I must apologise for my last email. Pam has written to ask me what on earth
> was I thinking!!!!( William whom I should have named Walter would only
> have
> been 12 yrs old if bn 1744!) So sorry for such silly errors.Have a very
> bad
> cough & cold so a bit fuzzy tonight.
> I will re-write my last letter:
> I have just discovered that my 5x gt grandfather Walter BEVAN ( year of
> birth unknown) was more than likely married to Sarah LADYSMITH. I have
> found
> a note of Banns published in Gt Clacton in Feb /March 1756. Although the
> marriage itself was not noted, it is possible that it did take place
> somewhere else?
> I did find his son William in Colchester in 1841 so perhaps there is a
> connection to that city?
> If anyone has LADYSMITH links please drop me a line.
> Margaret Taylor (Toronto)
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