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List of Researchers with Wincanton Connections

Does your Family Research include connections to Families that cam from or are in Wincanton? Then this page is for you. You are welcome to list here your research interests, or a contact address/email address, or a link to your own website, or whatever you like. Please just drop me a line with the information that you would like to list here.
Websites of some VINING Family Researchers:

Robert VINING & Mary Of Wincanton

VINING Genealogy Forum


Somerset Clewett's

CROSS family from Wincanton.

I am very proud to have found a Tasmanian convict originally from Wincanton, in my family tree!
Her name is Elizabeth CROSS b c 1822 Wincanton, Somersetshire.
Most of her details I found on her Tasmanian convict records;

Parents: Martin CROSS (Silversmith/Clockmaker) and Elizabeth HULL
Siblings: John, William, James(?), Eliza and Anne(?)
Religion: C of E
Date of Trial: Aug 6th 1842
Place of Trial: Somerset County Assizes
Last Abode: Rimpton
Sentence: 7 years Tasmania
Crime: Stealing a gold ring and other items from John LOCKYER (her employer?)
Ship: Garland Grove 2
Occupation: Servant
Single at the time of transportation.

I would love to confirm her date and place of birth. If anyone has any details that could assist me I would be eternally grateful! , Melbourne, Ausrtralia

DOVE Family Researchers:

DOVE Family Website - (Researching Dove Family who lived in Wincanton from 1780 to 1850)


If anyone has any information on a John KIDDLE bap. 02 Dec 1753 or any other KIDDLES I would be pleased to hear from you. Contact

Pond Family of Wincanton

Researching this family, in Wincanton c 1600-1850 (and later in Bath, London, and Essex). Would be interested to swap notes with any other descendants/researchers.
Common Christian names of this family were
Hugh, John, James, Uriah and Christian

, Loughton Essex UK

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