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Kevin J. Norman’s (very) draft Genealogical page.


Last edited in UK time on 01/06/2017 07:39



All of the below listed documents are personal notes “in progress”, put up to allow comment and sharing from interested researchers. If overly personal or unwelcome comments have crept in over years of hysterical gossiping with elderly relatives and you wish them removed, please email me!


Contents in red text have recently been re-edited, up-dated and converted to PDF and should work!! All other documents are several years out of date.



·        Summary PDF image of all my ancestors as at December 2015. Yellow boxes indicate ancestral lines that have had DNA tests performed. More later!

House History

·        PDF History of 125 Ashby Road, Loughborough. Mounteney, Quail, Elsom families


· family tree of Mounteney, Quail and Elsom families involved with 125 Ashby Road. This link will work if you have your own Ancestry subscription or if you follow the links to register a free view-only.

Panoramio/Google earth related sites and pictures:


·        Roll of Honour – De Aston School war memorial


·        Panoramio site – pictures and persons related to Ibstock Village War Memorial.



·        Panoramio site – historical pictures taken by Kevin Norman on various holiday trips.

Loughborough History

·        Scanned images from ARP Warden Mr J.E.Commons’ notebooks 1940-1941 made whilst watching Wright & Sons Factory, Packe Street, Loughborough. Original volumes are the property of Ms. K Sykes.

All Ancestors and relatives – on line at


·        This link will only work if you have your own subscription to Ancestry or have registered for free with them (yes, you can!). You will then be able to see the whole tree, except for living people. If you want to see them please contact me through the Ancestry link.


Birth Marriage and Death Certificates

·        General unsorted growing heap of scanned copies of official Birth, Marriage and Death certificates on Flikr. Relevant to all families connected with this web-page.

Batchelor of Ebrigton

·        Family of Nathaniel, and various Phineas Batchelors of Ebrington and Ilmington, the ancestors of Ann who married John Dyer of Tredington.


·        PDF The Bailey family of Bristol, Newark, Stafford, and Derby.


·        USA Mormon Emigrations of the , the Baldwin Family of Stratford & Birmingham.


·        Interesting stand-alone stories:

·         Our Convict’s Grandfather Daniel Baughan of ARMSCOT in Tredington Parish – keeping Common Field  “Fieldsman” accounts of 1822/23/24


Western Australian Convict 717 - Daniel Baughan – born Tredington Parish in Worcestershire and died in Western Australia:


·        PDF shortened summary of Daniel Baughan’s story, which was initially printed 1994 in Western Australia in the WAGS “Convict” magazine, and now partially updated.


·        A – PDF his life and crime in Tredington, Worcestershire, England


·       B – PDF imprisonment in Millbank and the Hulk “Justitia”


·       transportation on the Convict ship “Minden” – construction, route, conditions etc.

·        life in Western Australia in Gingin, Chittering, Geraldton, Sand Springs and Kockatea

·        Family and descendants – Pollard, Jecks, MacGregor – in Western Australia.


The Convict ship “Minden “ and voyage from London to Western Australia 1851

·        Maps of the sailing route of the Minden – London to Western Australia


·        Complete alphabetical list of all Crew, Pensioners and Convicts.


o   Detailed List of the 302 Convicts and their  Offences

o   Detailed List of the 302 Convicts and their  Descriptions

o   Detailed List of the 51 Crew members

o   Detailed List of the 115  “pensioner guards” and their families

o   Detailed List of the 55 persons on the Surgeon’s Sicklist

·        Diary of a “pensioner” guard on board – John Gorman.

·        Map showing UK distribution of places of Conviction of Minden Convicts.


Flikr copies of some Baughan family photographs and certificates (including one of the Convict)


Facebook discussion group on the Baughan family name



Berry Family of Honington, Darlingscott Hill in Tredington Parish, Worcestershire – now in Warwickshire.

·        Edwin Berry’s fragmentary Account book of his land at Darlingscott Hill in 1866: complete page images, with a transcription and analysis. Given to me by his grandson’s wife.

·        John Henry Berry’s full Account book of land at Darlingscott Hill 1896: complete page images, with a transcription (analysis coming!) Given to me by his daughter-in-law.

·        John Henry Berry’s full Account book of Darlingscott Hill 1898: complete page images, (transcription and analysis coming!) Given to me by his daughter-in-law.

·        PowerPoint photographs : Berry Barlow family of Darlingscott and Berry Family of Worcester

·        PDF Draft notes on Berry family History: part A – Honington & Darlingscot before WW1

·        PDF Draft notes on Berry Family History: part B – Darlingscott & Worcester post WW1


File on ELMES OF LACOCK WILTS and BEECHEY OF BOURTON ON THE HILL & BLOCKLEY. Although not directly related to the Author, they are Ancestors of an Aunt who married into the Berry Family.


Flikr copies of photographs of the Berry and Barlow family



·       PDF Notes on family of Joshua Booth. Born Marston, resident of Leicester.


·       CHASE UP >>>> SITE SEEMS DEAD…Recent additional information from Debbie Olsen in the USA who is interested in the Marville/Marvin family


·        PDF The Cottrill Family of Droitwich and Worcester


·        Flikr photographs of the Cotterill Cottrill family of Droitwich and Worcester



·        PDF Draft notes on the Daw family of Snettisham/Ringstead in Norfolk & Kilburn/Hampstead in London

·        Flikr photographs of the Daw family members.


·        PDF Draft notes on the Dyer family of Blackwell & Darlingscott in Tredington Parish, Worcestershire (Warks post 1930s)


·        Dyer photograph and certificate images on Flikr.


PDF Notes on George Fearn, of Hinckley, Leicester and Derby


PDF Notes on the Fudger Family of Warndon, Trotshill, Worcester.

Gill & Skaisbrook

PDF Notes on the Gill Family of Blockley and the Skaysbrook, Skaisbrook, Scaresbrook family of Tredington.


PDF Family of Michael Grove and Rhoda Norton of Brailes, Tredington and Chipping Campden.

Handy   USA

USA Mormon Emigrations of the: Handy Family of Ilmington/Alveston/Idaho



Draft documents about Handy family of Ilmington before 1798

Draft documents about Handy family of Ilmington after 1798


Flikr photographs from the Handy family collection.


·        In 1952, John Bird of Ilmington wrote a Biography of Sam Bennet, the “Ilmington Fiddler”. This scanned copy belongs to cousin Nettie Edwards. It refers briefly to the Cotswold Shepherd Handy, and to Poet Handy.

·        The Cotswold Shepherd - Walter Walton Handy

·        UPDATED  25 Sept 2016 William “Poet”  Handy of Ilmington – life and four ballads – hailstorms, railway accidents, thunderstorms and Agricultural Union Tea Parties.

·        Handy Murder of Kalabergo,



John Purser of Lower Hutt, New Zealand, wrote a monograph “Our Ilmington” about life in Ilmington in the 1890s. He lived 2 or three doors away from the Handy family and described life at the period in Ilmington. Extracts are available by contacting


Hartwell of Chipping Campden and Walsall

PDF The Hartwell Family of Chipping Campden and Walsall.

Hartwell of Sutton under Brailes and Tredington


PDF The Hartwell family of William Hartwell of Sutton under Brailes who moved to Tredington.


PDF Draft notes on Harrison family of Droitwich Liberties who married into the Cottrills of Droitwich and Worcester.

Ilmington Index

Ilmington Village Sources from my copied notes and wholesale Internet pinching : (I will remove on request if the owner of the original information contacts me.)


·        DRAFT Name Index for Ilmington using all the sources below. 1588 – present  (9,400 entries to date)

·        1588 onwards - complete IGI and NBI listings for the village.

·        1639 Kineton Hundred Overseers Account  + bapt info  (Warwick University original transcript)

·        Hearth Taxes1666 & 1670 with some baptismal information added where appropriate. Warwick Record Office.

·        1676 Dissenters list with some baptismal information where appropriate. Warwick Record Office.

·        1841 Census – adapted from  Hunimex Free Census transcriptions

·        1851 Census  – based on Mormon Worcs, Devon and Norfolk listings with additions by Author.

·        1891 Census – adapted from Hunimex Free Census transcriptions.

·        Monumental Inscriptions – adapted from Hunimex BMSGH website. The code numbers refer to entries in the Microfiche sold by the BMSGH linked through the document.


Jacquot family of Puy-l' Évêque in the Lot in France.


Flikr links to the Jacquot family of Puy L’Eveque in the Lot department of France. They originate in Toul, have lived in Paris and Nice, and also in Marseille. The Normans of Worcester married a member of this family in 1918.


James of Walsall

PDF These married into the Hartwell family of Chipping Campden and Walsall.


1871 Census of Upper Llanwrthwl in Brecknockshire. A Word document analysing the Enumerator’s route and a Memory Map Overlay file  ( *.mmo Ordinance Survey Edition) route file showing the precise locations of the farmsteads, along with their census numbering.



·        PDF Worcester family of George Norman of Plaistow in Kent


·        PDF Worcester family of Alfred Norman and his wife Sarah Fudger centred on Dolday, All Saints’ Parish


·        PDF Worcester, Dublin, Marseille & Puy L’Eveque family of Alfred George Norman and his two wives: Catherine Rogers of Pembroke and Margaret Mary Murphy of Ovoca, County Wicklow.


·        Interesting stand-alone stories: WW1 Fatality – Herbert “Bert” Norman, 2nd Ox & Bucks, killed Cuinchy, 25 August 1915 in a mine explosion.


·        Interesting stand-alone stories: PDF Mary Norman, nee Fudger (Midwife) and three Coroner’s Court Inquests.


·        Sorted Flikr copies of photographs and certificates of the Norman family of Worcester.



PDF Family of Robert or Robard Salmon of Ilmington, Warks.


PDF Family of Charles Scaysbrook of Todenham in Gloucestershire who moved to Bardon  Hill and Coalville in Leicestershire to work in the Whitwick Granite Company Quarry. John Scaysbrook was killed there in 1913 by rolling wagons.


PDF Family of John Sier/Sayer of Bristol and Worcester


Draft notes on the Romany Smith descendants of Thomas Smith, Vagrant of North Marston in the 1740s. His son, Jasper, settled around Banbury and the following children were born in a great nomadic swathe around Banbury in the 1770s-1800s.



·        Thomas and his son Absalom Smith of North Marston, bn 1758 (focus Melton Mowbray & Leics.)

·        UPDATE 1 June 2017 Thomas and his son Jasper Smith of North Marston  (Origin of family)



·        Anslow Smith and descendants (focusing on Tysoe.)

·        UPDATE Thomas Smith and descendants (focusing on Smith and Bagley of Headington  Quarry.)

·        Keziah Smith and descendants (Mrs. Keziah Nichols of Hook Norton – USA links)

·        UPDATE 1 June 2017 Lucretia Smith and descendants (family focusing on Tysoe and Ilmington and then Separate account of Lucretia’s daughter Treezy’s family (author’s ancestors)

·        Arnold Smith and descendants (family focus Horley &  USA links)

·        Comfort Smith and descendants

·        Jasper Smith and descendants

·        UPDATE 5 May 2017 Hercules Smith and descendants (Banbury, Tadmarton & Sth Newington)

·        Traditional narrative document Honour Smith and descendants

·        UPDATE  5 May 2017 - Wisdom Smith and descendants

·        Japeth Smith and descendants

·        Harriett Smith and descendants

·        Mary Ann Smith and descendants



Interesting stand-alone stories –

·        WW1 Fatality – Charles Smith, 5th Ox and Bucks, killed Bellewarde Farm, 3rd Ypres, 25 Sept 1915 pdf

·        Smith Sheep stealing in 1847.

·        Smith Hercules and the stray horses,

·        Smith Hercules and the stolen fiddle,

·        Smith a one family crime wave.


Sorted Flikr copies of Birth, Marriage and Death certificates


Smiths of Tysoe Village Index

NEW Name Index for ALL Smiths of Tysoe, from census 1841, 51, 61, 71, 81, 91 and IGI Baptism/Marriage files. Some burials transcribed by John and Rita Lumsden. Entries are arranged by pedigree relationships. Those beginning with “?” are not obviously related to Thomas Smith of Long Marston, those in red are shown in descent from him, and related to the author. Follow each person’s entry in date order.


Interesting stand-alone stories:

·        Handy an early train fatality,

Tredington  Parish Index

Alphabetical Name index for Tredington Parish


These individual sources have been included in the above Index:

  • Tredington Parliamentary returns of property in 17th century (HWRO BA 263b 54)    
  • 1851 Census return                                                                                                         
  • 1851 Tredington Rate book                                                                                            
  • Random PR transcripts by the Author                                                                            
  • IGI Tredington 1754-1838 and 1877-1895                                                                      
  • NBI Tredington Burials                                                                                                    
  • Vital Records      
  • 1878 Tredington Enclosure
  • 1847 Tredington Enclosure
    1847 Darlingscott Tithe return (Part)                                                                               


These sources have not yet been included in the above Index and awaiting upload: 

Darlingscott Enclosure                                                                                                  

1841 Census return  1891 Census return    


Tuffley of Birstall in Leics. and Ilmington in Warks.

PDF Giles Tuffley Toughley family of Birstall and Ilmington The link is not conclusively proven.