Category Archives: Horsell Family

  1. Update on Xpian

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    April 11, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    While everyone is still working hard on sorting out the Bath, Parsons, Horsell, and related families here’s a short sidelight …
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  2. Christian, Edith, and John

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    March 7, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    With many thanks to Bernard Casimir of Australia we have some clues about Edith, the wife of Henry Horsell of …
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  3. The Will of Bartholomew Horsell proved 1783

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    March 24, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    I will post the transcription here and comments in a second post. I have indicated words that were abbreviated with …
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  4. Sorting the Bartholomews

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    March 22, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    Bartholomew seems to be the favorite name in the early Horsell families, although Ruben was also pretty common. If I …
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  5. The tax I love

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    March 14, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    No, I’m not fond of paying taxes or preparing the paperwork for annual income taxes, and I’m certain my ancestors …
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  6. Earliest Horsells

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    March 10, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    Very early parish registers survive for Wootton Bassett starting about 1594 for baptisms, and 1584 for marriages and burials. The …
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  7. Time for the dart board

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    March 9, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    Rather than throwing darts to make a decision, I thought I’d record my thoughts regarding the possibility of distinguishing between …
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