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Keziah Holdsworth (1804 – 1881): from Oxford to Ealing via Stepney and Soho

In the previous post I wrote about two of my maternal great-great-great-grandmothers who were first cousins: Keziah and Eliza Holdsworth. In this post I want to tell Keziah’s life story, and in another post I’ll set down what we know … Continue reading

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The parents and grandparents of James Blanch (1755 – 1840)

My great-great-great-great-grandfather James Blanch was born on 5th June, 1755 in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, the son of Thomas and Mary Blanch. A number of factors have led me to conclude that his father was Thomas Blanch, heel and patten maker in Bristol, … Continue reading

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