This group is for all those interested in emigration from North Devon. Many left this area, particularly between 1830 and 1860, frequently heading for Canada. Large numbers of these people have been shown to be members of the Bible Christian Church.
"Have the following children baptized in BB and Bulkworthy
Children of Thomas Austin and Mary Manning
Thomas Austin 2 Jan 1825 BBJames 20 April 1828 BBPhillip 4 July 1830 BBGeorge 22 March 1835 BBSamuel 3 Feb 1833 Bulkworthy"
This group is for anyone who is interested in the history of the parish of Bulkworthy in Devon or who has ancestors who come from this parish. Some of the key surnames include Avery, Bear, Damrel, Heal, Hearn and Newcombe
"Thank you Janet. I've got a few maps of Devon from the 1850s and later which Im going to check. I thought the church was IN the village of BB not south of it. But then I've never benn there but look forward to making a trip across the pond."
"Thank Janet. I've been searching for Horrestone for years. Have seen it spelled many diff ways and assumed it was a town and could never find it. Im curious could you be more specific where Horrestone is (if you know). Would that have been a…"
"I am searching for information on my ancestor Thomas Austin, born abt 1791,England. He married Mary Ann Hennessey in 1845 , Cuyohoga county, Ohio.
Have located Mary Ann and children in Mineral Point, WI in 1900 census. She died in 1902 in…"