Monthly Archives: August 1986

Puttenham Church Wardens from 1718 – 1762

1718 William TICE  1721 Abraham TOFT  1723 John MERSH  1724 John SMITH 1725 Arthur KILSEY 1727 John LOVE 1734 Richard SMITH 1730 John MARTIN 1735 Ralph TOFT 1737 Ralph TOFT 1738 Ralph TOFT 1739 Ralph TOFT 1740 Ralph TOFT  1741 … Continue reading

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Puttenham and Neighbouring Parishes

It is really important to understand the location, in particular if you have lost someone! Think back to rural England before the world of cars or even bicycles. People would walk or perhaps use a pony and trap. They would … Continue reading

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Perambulation of Puttenham Parish 1824

Copy of a memorandum deposited in the Parish chest with the Churchwarden accounts. After public notice having been given in this and the adjoining parishes the bounds of the aforesaid Parish were walked on the 9th day of April 1824. … Continue reading

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Background to the Puttenham Study

Like the majority of Genealogists I started my research by working from the known to the unknown. My major known fact was that my grandfather was born in the Parish of Wanborough, which is the neighbouring parish. As I worked … Continue reading

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