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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: BEDFORD-D Digest V98 #181
Date: Sun, 5 Jul 1998 22:49:53 +0100
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>BEDFORD-D Digest Volume 98 : Issue 181
> #1 TIMPSON [Penelope Willstrop <Penelope_Wills]
> #2 Humphrey ["Arlon F. Humphrey" <]
> #3 Re: BATES ["Fay E. Bennett" <]
> #4 Re: Stagsden Bedfordshire [jo-anne sunbeam-lavery <jsunbeam@v]
>Date: Fri, 3 Jul 1998 13:27:14 -0400
>From: Penelope Willstrop <>
>I have just joined the Bedfordshire Mailing List. I have checked the
>surname list for any TIMPSON researchers but without luck.
>I am interested in the name TIMPSON anywhere/anytime but at the moment am
>concentrating on TIMPSONs originating in Bedfordshire.
>I have two TIMPSONs - William b. abt 1823 and John b. abt 1850 at Harrold,
>Bedfordshire. Does anyone have either of these in their family? Does
>anyone have access to parish registers/IGI which might show them or their
>families - if I can get to the library tomorrow I shall look at the
>Bedfordshire IGI to see if I can find them.
>William TIMPSON's wife, Sarah, (bn abt 1828) was also born in Harrold, Beds
>and Matilda, wife of John TIMPSON, was born in Poddington, Beds.
>The other TIMPSON I would like to find is Betsy (or Betsey or Elizabeth)
>born about 1814.
>Keeping my fingers crossed,
>Keston, Kent, England
>researching BARDEN, PROCTOR, MARSHALL - Ireland
> WILLSTROP - anywhere
> TIMPSON - anywhere
> FOSTER, BANKS - Birmingham
> HOLDEN - Lancashire
> HOLDER, JAMES - Hampshire/Dorset
> HUME, DENBY - Yorkshire
> WARD - Lincolnshire
If those are the first Timpsons, i think you will need to look over the
border in Bucks, four or five miles away. Were yours carpenters - a lot
of the Bucks ones were Eve
Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society