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Dalriada n:
Kingdom of the Scots,
home of the residents

Category Archives: Coleman family tree

Coleman hunting in Herefordshire – Day 1

We took the bikes to Leominster by train and started at Leominster Priory Where we found Francis COLEMAN (1762-1829) my Great-Great-Great-Grandfather : Uncle Ned notes Vicar of Leominster 1795 – 1822 when he became Rector of Humber. Then on to Humber:  Francis Coleman obit XXIX

Coleman hunting in Herefordshire – Day 2

We cycled to look at St Michael the Archangel, Felton. Felton was the location of the marriage of John (The Younger of Lawton) Coleman (1643-) = Sarah Hill (1663-) 98=99 [57] etc: But (not surprisingly) we didn’t find anything.

Coleman hunting in Herefordshire – Day 3

We took the bus to Hereford and met Trish (my second cousin) and Barry Hedges at Hereford Cathedral: After comparing our family tree notes at Andy’s Cafe. Jane and I spent the afternoon at Hereford records office:     more tomorrow…

Coleman hunting in Herefordshire – Day 4

We returned to Hereford records office to find lots of old records – probably most interesting were original versions of the Prudence Vaston (she that eloped from London to Edinburgh with Thomas Coleman in ) pedigree and descendancy charts:   see Thomas Coleman (1756-1836) =

Coleman hunting in Lincoln – Day 1

We took the bikes by train to Lincoln and found our B&B in West Parade, the same street where occurred the birth of Philip Norreys COLEMAN (1912-1997) [73] on 1912-Apr-04 at Lincoln, 286 West Parade . First we checked out St. Mary le Wigford, which

Coleman hunting in Lincoln – Day 2

We started at Lincoln: St. Faith’s where occurred marriage of Philip Norreys Coleman (1912-1997) and Margaret Derry (1913-2002) on 1939-Sep-16 : Then on to North Parade (Nos 1 and 5) where Philip and Margaret lived when they were young. Then on to West Parade (Nos 286

Coleman hunting in Lincoln – Day 3

We cycled out to Branston to see Branston, All Saints Church, where Sarah Ann DAY (1832-1923) was baptised,  and The Old Rectory, surely the subject of the sampler by Sarah’s sister, Anne DAY (1839-). Then on to Washingborough, St John’s Church where William DAY (1806-1878),

Coleman hunting in Wolverhampton – Day 1

We started at Wolverhampton City Archives:           We knew that Dr Edward Hayling Coleman (1794-1871) was also a Wesleyan preacher and that The preacher at the last service in Noah’s Ark Chapel in 1825 [where his (short lived) sons Edward and

Coleman hunting in Wolverhampton – Day 2

Merridale Cemetery opened in June 1850, and from that date the vast majority of burials in Wolverhampton took place there, till the opening of Bushbury Cemetery in 1949 provided an alternative burial ground. We had already found 2 burial records in Merridale Cemetery: Burials 1850-1879  and Merridale