Several of my ancestors had this day as their special day:
John Henry BLAGDON, born 18 January 1902 in Millbrook, Cornwall. I remember "Uncle John" (although in reality he was my great-uncle). No child was ever allowed to go into "Uncle John"'s room, and always had to do the seen-and-not-heard thing around him. Apparently, he was my Nan's older brother and it was his house; she had been promised it after his death. He was the son of John BLAGDON and Susan Emma FARLEY.
George EDGCOMBE, my great-great-grandfather, was born on 18 January 1838 in South Milton, Devon. He married his cousin, Mary Ann EDGCOMBE - their fathers were brothers.
Richard HARLEY, christened on 18 January 1794 in South Pool, Devon, was my 1st cousin 5 times removed. He was the son of James HARLEY and Deborah GOODYEAR.
Honor ELLIOT was my 7th great-great-aunt, and was christened on 18 January 1678 in Modbury, Devon. Her parents were William ELLYOTT and Margery BEERE.
You may NOT use the contents of this site for commercial purposes without explicit written permission from the author and blog owner. Commercial purposes includes blogs with ads and income generating features, and/or blogs or sites using feed content as a replacement for original content. Full content usage is not permitted.
You Might Also Be Interested In
List the most unique or unusual female first name you’ve come across in your family tree. Mahala EDWARDS 1815 and Mahala Edward...
Right from the word 'go', always quote your source. What is a source? Well, briefly put, it is where you found the information...
You may have heard of Wessex before, and various companies in the southwest of England are trying to resurrect it, mostly by using the word ...
Zachariah HELLIER is the latest addition to my family tree. Well, I say 'addition' - he was born in around 1790, and married my pat...
There are several types of Directory which can be immensely useful to the genealogist. There are such records as Court Directories, Commerc...
- ► 2015 (28)
- ► 2014 (54)
- ► 2013 (73)
- Names which repeat
- 52 Weeks of Abundant Genealogy Week 4: Free Offlin...
- On This Day: 24 January
- Family History Writing Challenge
- 52 Weeks of Abundant Genealogy Week 3: Free Online...
- Genealogy Certificates Roll-Call
- On This Day: 19 January
- On this Day: 18 January
- On This Day: 15 January
- On This Day: 14 January
- 52 Weeks of Abundant Genealogy Week 2: Paid-For On...
- 52 Weeks of Abundant Genealogy Week 1: Blogs
- On This Day: 3 January
- ▼ January (13)
- ► 2011 (53)