Category Archives: Family History

February 2012 – Sarah Crook wife of Henry Peapell

February 2012 – Sarah Crook wife of  Henry Peapell I have spent some time looking for Sarah Crook. I have some information and will continue to look for more.  Particularly as I have come across as much information about her … Continue reading

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Peapell Family Photograph

January 2012 – Peapell Family Photograph The photograph used on the web page banner was taken on the occasion of the Marriage of Frank and Phene (2nd August 1897). It has Henry and Sarah at the centre and all their … Continue reading

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Henry Peapell

January 2012 – Henry Peapell   Henry and Sarah Peapell are the couple at the centre of the banner picture on the web pages.   The earliest “Peapell” are recorded at Hannington in North Wiltshire just west of Highworth. They … Continue reading

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December 2011 – New Zealand Peapell

December  2011 – New Zealand Peapell Christmas has gone and New Year swiftly follows. I need to get this out in the short gap between the two holidays as I am also working. I have had another contact through the … Continue reading

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November 2011 – George Peapell

November  – 2011 George Peapell   Today the British Library has made four million pages of newspapers from the 18th and 19th centuries available online. This is a wonderful opportunity and potential resource for one name studies anywhere. And… I … Continue reading

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October 2011 – Guild of One name studies – Regional Meeting at Ullenwood

October – Guild of One name studies – Regional Meeting at Ullenwood This was a bright sunny Saturday day in mid October.  I drove up from Wiltshire on my way back to north Worcestershire to the National Star College at … Continue reading

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September 2011 – one “Peapell” family tree

2011 September – Progress towards one “Peapell” family Tree After last month, when we had the kitchen renewed and then a holiday, I now have had a chance to continue building the extended Peapell Family. I have completed a first … Continue reading

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August 2011 – Alice Cross wife of John Crook Peapell

August 2011 – Alice Cross wife of John Crook Peapell My mother, Beryl Richards Hurley (Maiden name Webb), always called her grandfather’s second wife Lizzie, but her real name was apparently Alice.  Although on her marriage she gave her name … Continue reading

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August 2011 – Midlands Family History Day

August 2011 – Midlands Family History Day The first Saturday in August was spent on the Wiltshire Family History Society (WFHS) stall with my father John Hurley at the Midlands Family History day. This was held at the Warriors Rugby … Continue reading

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July 2011 – A Busy Month

July 2011 – A Busy Month Canoeing, having our Kitchen done and Holiday has meant that progress is limited this month and next. However I did spend some time looking round Bristol with my Father at places where the family … Continue reading

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