Category Archives: Seager

Seagers (and Palmers) in Holborn

In my last post I wrote about law stationer and clerk William Seager, who I believe may have been related to my own Seager ancestors. One of my reasons for thinking this is that William’s homes in Little James Street … Continue reading

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William Seager (1809 – 1874)

About a year ago I wrote briefly about William Seager, whom I had discovered living in Holborn, London, in the 1840s and 1850s. My interest in William, and my suspicion that he might be a relative of my Seager ancestors, … Continue reading

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New information about Charles Edward Robb

Today I found two new records for my great grandfather, Charles Edward Robb. I’ve finally discovered the date of his death – it was in the last quarter of 1934, in West Ham. The record states that he was 83 … Continue reading

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Julia Seager (1823 – 1908)

Julia Seager, daughter of Samuel Hurst Seager (1780 -1837) and Fanny Fowle (1781 – 1851), was christened at St Clement Danes on 6th April 1823. She was the younger sister of my great great grandmother, Fanny Sarah Seager. As with … Continue reading

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The Seager brothers in London

Following on from my last post, I’ll now set out what I know about the lives of the three sons of Samuel Hurst Seager (1780 – 1837): Samuel Hurst, Henry Fowle and Edward William – before they emigrated to New … Continue reading

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Seagers in London

In the last post I wrote about the likely origins of my 3 x great grandfather Samuel Hurst Seager (1780 – 1837) in Birmingham, and his family’s probable roots in Kingswinford, Staffordshire. I also mentioned the possibility of a first … Continue reading

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New information about Samuel Hurst Seager (1780 – 1837)

In January I reported a new finding by my distant relative Richard Seager, which identified our common ancestor Samuel Hurst Seager with the person of that name christened at St. Philip’s church (now the cathedral), Birmingham in November 1780. Now … Continue reading

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