Category Archives: Millard

The Blanch family of Bristol: another breakthrough?

In the previous post, I reported my discoveries about the Blanch family of Tewkesbury in the second half of the 18th century. In this post, I want to share my findings about the Blanch family living in Bristol during the … Continue reading

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The Blanch family in Tewkesbury

What do we know for certain about the family of James Blanch, who was born in Tewkesbury on 7 June 1755, and who I now believe was my 4 x great grandfather? We know from his birth note that James … Continue reading

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The Millards of Tewkesbury

A key source in my discovery of the Gloucestershire origins of my great-great-great-great-grandfather, James Blanch, was the 1770 Quaker marriage certificate for Thomas Blanch and Sarah Millard. The certificate describes Thomas as a heel-maker in Bristol, son of another Thomas … Continue reading

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