Devon

Two eighths of my ancestry is from Devon – my maternal grandparent’s father’s sides. It is interesting to contrast the two; one being solidly artisan, the other labourers, as far as I know about them, with little apparent inter-marrying between the two classes.

The two parts:

Since it seems to me unlikely that anyone else is interested in both these parts of my tree I have created two separate pages to comment on them:

  • The South Hams – my grandmother’s paternal ancestors (Hambling, Issell, Trant, Kellond and many others)
  • Straddling Dartmoor – my grandfather’s paternal ancestors from the Tavistock area and the Kingsteignton area (Bailey, Jury, Vogwill, Justham and a few others)

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