Tying up loose ends with the Wills of Mary Ansell’s family.
I find these Wills fascinating and truly a work of art, the writing itself is just so beautiful.
How lovely to have all the Castle Grandchildrens names!
Fancy there being a connection with these two Wills and the Swindell family, lovely surprise!
From the clues on the back I finally managed to find the right family where everyone fitted in
Do your Ancestors come from these areas? Have you old Victorian photos of your Ancestors that match with any of these people?
a super example of why we must make a huge effort to talk to the older generations and find out their stories
The groom is handsome, the bride is beautiful and don’t they look such an attractive couple together, obviously from an upper class family…..
I would love to know more about the German side of this family, do you have a connection? Please get in touch if you can help
Thinking of Elizabeth writing her first entry in this Bible on the birth of her first child Ann, just before the new year in 1787, 232 years ago!