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Prominent British Bakers, Past Generations

ALEXANDER BAKER: (1582-1638); Jesuit; b. in Norfolk; entered Society of Jesus, 1610; visited India as a missionary; left a manuscript in defense of the doctrine of regeneration by baptism as held by Catholics. ANNE ELIZABETH: (1786-1861); philologist; assisted her brother, George Baker, in his “History of Northamptonshire”; published, “‘Glossary of Northamptonshire Woods”. ANSELM: (1834-1885); artist; Cistercian monk at Mount St. Bernard’s Abbey, Leicestershire, 1857; executed rural paintings and designed heraldic and other illustrations for several publications. CHARLES: (1617-1679); jesuit; entered English College at Rome, 1638; victim to the Oates plot persecution; arrested while praying to say mass, tried and condemned to death for the priesthood at the Monmouth assizes; executed at Usk, August 27. DAVID: in religion, Augustine; (1575-1641); Benedictine monk; educated at Christ’s Hospital, London, and Broadgates; member of Lincoln’s Inn, and Inner Temple; spiritual director of English for Benedictine nuns at Cambrai, 1624; left collection for ecclesiastical history. DAVID ERSKINE: (1730-1767); writer on the drama; grandson of Daniel Defoe; educated in the Tower as a royal engineer; joined a company of players; published “Companion to Playhouse”, 1764; wrote and translated dramatic pieces. FRANKLIN: (1800-1867); Unitarian divine; educated at Glasgow; minister of Bank Street Chapel. His works include a history of nonconformity in Balton (1854). GEOFFREY: (fl. 1350); chronicler; wrote two chronicles, of which the earlier and shorter extends from the first day of creation to 1326, and the second from 1303 to 1356. GEORGE: (1540-1600); surgeon; member of Barber Surgeon’s Company; master, 1597; attached to household of Earl of Oxford; wrote and translated several works on surgery and medicine, 1574-97. SIR GEORGE: (1722-1809); physician; educated at Cambridge;...

An Indian Chief In England.

We were not long in setting the Chief to work. It was Friday when we arrived, and on the following Thursday our first meeting was held in Bishop Wilson’s Memorial Hall, Islington. Notice was given of the meeting in church on the intervening Sunday, the Chief occupying a seat in one of the pews, and a circular was also issued headed:– “A Red Indian Chief’s Visit To England.” The result was an overflowing meeting. The vicar occupied the chair and a number of clergy were on the platform. Chief Buhkwujjenene seeming to be just as much at his ease as if he were addressing a council of his own people, stood forth and in simple eloquent terms told his story, myself interpreting for him every time he paused. “My brothers and sisters,” he began, “I salute you. I have come all the way across the great salt water to see you, and it does my heart good to see so many pale faces gathered together before me.” He then recounted what had led him to take the journey. It had not been his own wish, but he felt that God had led him to do so; God had preserved him amid the dangers of the ocean, and he trusted that God would prosper the cause for which he came to plead. “Many years ago,” he said, “I and my people were in a very different state to what we are now: we had no teaching, no churches, no missionaries, our medicine men taught us to believe in good and bad spirits and to depend on dreams. I, when a...

Roll of Honor – Surname A – Z

British Empire Army – World War I Officers Rank. Name. Date of Death. Remarks. Lieut. Aris, T.A. 16/ 4/17 —— 2/Lieut. Bushell, R.H.C. 27/ 7/16 —— Lieut. Carpenter, C. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Chubb, T. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. De Beck, G.C. 18/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Green, L.A. 13/11/16 —— Capt. Hayward, C.B. 27/ 7/16 —— Capt. Hilder, M.L. 3/ 5/17 —— Capt. Johnson, R.D. 6/ 7/16 —— 2/Lieut. Kentfield, E.N. 17/ 2/17 —— Capt. Lissaman, A.J. 13/ 4/17 —— 2/Lieut. Morris, R.M. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Oliver, E.A. 27/ 7/16 —— Capt. Ranken, D.C. 27/ 7/16 —— Capt. Rattray, D.L. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Symonds, A. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Taylor, E.F.H. 27/ 7/17 —— Capt. Wiggen, R.H. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Balbirnie, J.V.E. 7/ 9/18 —— 2/Lieut. Burgess, R.C. 3/ 5/17 Missing 3/5/17. Death accepted as having occurred on or since 3/5/17, on lapse of time. 2/Lieut. Cornes, H.P.G. 27/ 9/17 —— A/Capt. Coull, J.F. 30/ 9/18 —— 2/Lieut. Davies, D.F. 15/ 4/18 —— 2/Lieut. Dixon, R.E.L. 8/ 5/18 —— 2/Lieut. Freeston, C.A.E. 25/ 3/18 Reported wd. and missing 25/3/18. Death accepted as having occurred on or since. Capt. Fugeman, W.A. 1/12/17 —— 2/Lieut Jackson, A.R. 25/ 4/18 —— 2/Lieut. Jackson, W. 30/ 9/18 —— 2/Lieut. Pratt, W.G.J. 28/ 9/17 —— 2/Lieut. Sanders, F.J. 6/ 8/18 Died of wds. at 3 Can. St. Hosp. 2/Lieut. Smith, A.W. 7/ 9/18 —— 2/Lieut. Wells, F.B. 10/10/18 Died of wds. at 46 C.C.S. NCO’s and Men Surname A 75577 Pte. Addison, F. 7/9/18 —— 115 Cpl. Albany, W. 2/8/16 Died of wds. 5 C.C.S. 2409 Pte. Alcock, C.J. 27/7/16 ——...

The Nominal Roll Surname A – Z

British Empire Military – World War I Officers Colonel Viscount Maitland. 2nd Lieut. A.G. Rees. Lieut.-Col. A. St. H. Gibbons. 2nd Lieut. F.H. Brown. Major G.H.H. Richey. 2nd Lieut. A.J. Barr. Capt. W.A. Powell. 2nd Lieut. Hon. B. Yorke. Capt. P. Suckling. 2nd Lieut. F.E. Pearson. Capt. N.A.L. Cockell. 2nd Lieut. L.E. Eeman. Capt. E. Cragg. 2nd Lieut. R.O. Jourdain. Capt. Stanley Holmes. 2nd Lieut. N.A.L. Way. Capt. H.J.H. Inglis. 2nd Lieut. E.V. Hine. Capt. B.A. de Bourbel. 2nd Lieut. J.C. Fenton. Capt. H.E.F. Richardson. 2nd Lieut. N. Firth. Capt. H.V.C. Pirie. 2nd Lieut. C.B. Hayward. Lieut.-Quar. R. de Vere Stacpoole. 2nd Lieut. G.R. Nicolaus. Lieut. H.V. Foy. 2nd Lieut. W.J. Stevenson. Lieut. R.N. Sealey. 2nd Lieut. D. Godlonton. Lieut. P.V. Hayes. 2nd Lieut. C.R. Little. Lieut. H.A. Taylor. 2nd Lieut. R.M. Ritchie. Lieut. E.E. Isaac, R.A.M.C. 2nd Lieut. N.R. Crum-Ewing. Lieut. E.A. Winter. 2nd Lieut. C.A. Moore. Lieut. E.J. Cross. 2nd Lieut. D. Rattray. Lieut. Hon. A. Yorke. 2nd Lieut. L.H. Colman. Lieut. R.C. Hillcoat. 2nd Lieut. R.B. Marriott. Lieut. J.P. Roberts. 2nd Lieut. L.H. Bayley. 2nd Lieut. F.H. Cox. 2nd Lieut. R.O. Crookes. 2nd Lieut. G. Dixon-Spain. 2nd Lieut. F.G. Bull. 2nd Lieut. W.A. Rutherford. 2nd Lieut. Owen H. Williams. 2nd Lieut. J.J. Cameron. 2nd Lieut. N. Worship. 2nd Lieut. P.H. Cooper. 2nd Lieut. R.H. Gregg. 2nd Lieut. A.C. Hobson. 2nd Lieut. M. Fraser. 2nd Lieut. N.A. Lewis. 2nd Lieut. E.G. Hayes. 2nd Lieut. A.J.H. Kennedy. 2nd Lieut. A.A. Humfrey. 2nd Lieut. E.F.H. Taylor. 2nd Lieut. F.S. Meeks. 2nd Lieut. G.C. Lovibond. 2nd Lieut. C.W. Burgess. 2nd Lieut. P.A. Williams. Surname A Abbott, G.H. 1833 Ablett, E.V.W....

Bell Family Genealogy

J. Montgomery Seaver began to publish manuscripts in the 1920’s on what he called the 100 most prominent names in America. In actuality, they were simply 100 of the most common names, and the whole series was part of a scam in which Jesse was eventually charged by Postal Inspectors. While Jesse over emphasized the benefits of his manuscripts, he did in fact provide some relevant information. The following manuscript is part of the Bell Family History published by Jesse in 1924. In it you will find short genealogies on many British and early American Bell families.

Owen Family Records

Reliable authorities have the following to say regarding the name “OWEN; whence comes Bowen. “OWEN: a British personal name (a prince). Danish-Owen. French-Ouin. Domesday Book-Ouen. ” ‘Ap,’ the Welsh equivalent of our English `son,’ when it has come before a name beginning with a vowel, has in many instances become incorporated with it. Thus–`Ap-Owen’.” The Owen family has been prominent in the British Empire and in America, its members having played important roles in war and in peace. Family pride is a commendable trait and should be cultivated. All Owens have just cause to be proud of their family history and tradi­tions. The U. S. Marine Corps Headquarters at Washington reports that there were 103 Owens who served in the U. S. M. C. during the World War. The data in this volume is gathered from reliable sources. Those desiring further information are advised to consult volumes mentioned in list of references given in the back of this volume. The writer and his associates will be glad to give their cooperation to any members of the family who may be interested in having a complete genealogy of the family published. Unless otherwise plainly shown, the persons in this volume whose names are accompanied by three figures are sons or daughters of the immediately preceding persons bearing immediately preceding consecutive numbers. All persons in each group, bearing the same letter as a part of their respective numbers, are directly related. The generations of the descendants of those bearing numbers of three figures are represented as follows: Generations: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Symbols:(1), etc. (A),...

MacDonald McDonald Family Records

THE M(a)cDonald Family is among the forty-nine “best families” selected by the American Historical-Genealogical Society for whom the Society has published family histories during the past few years. The M(a)cDonald family has been prominent in the British Empire and in the United States; its members having played important roles in war and in peace. Family pride is a commendable trait and should be cultivated. All M(a)cDonald have just cause to be proud of their family history and traditions. In reference No. 14 we find the following regarding the origin and meaning of the name MacDonald: The surname, MacDonald, means the son or descendant of Donald. Donald is a well-known northern personal name. By some etymologists it is thought to be derived from the Gaelic “donhuil,” which means “browneyed.” Others say that it comes from two Gaelic words, “domhan”-the world-and “all”-mighty. In Scotch histories of the family the name is always written Macdonald or MacDonald, while those of the clan who have come to America usually use the abbreviation, McDonald. The clan MacDonald is certainly one of the oldest and most important in Scotland. Its chiefs descended from Somerled, Thane of Argyle, but sometimes styled King of the Isles, who flourished in the twelfth century. This clan has been known for centuries for its fearlessness and bravery, and also for its ancient and unbroken lineage. It is well represented today throughout Great Britain and the United States. The data in this volume is gathered from reliable sources. We have selected what we consider the most important material. Many of the daughters, and sons for whom no issue was shown, have...

Hunt Family Genealogy England

Hunt Family Genealogy England: Various genealogies of the Hunt family in England. The progenitor of the Hunt Family was an officer in the Army of William the Conqueror. He spoke both French and German. After the battle of Hastings and the conquest of England, for his services he received some lands in the north of England, where he settled down to peaceful pursuits, married a British maiden, and founded the present Hunt Family. Robert le Hunt. was in Lancashire, A. D. 1327.

Hunt Family Genealogy

Hunt Family Genealogy: A book, written by Henry Seaver, which provides a quick study into the genealogies of the Hunt Family – English and American. Reliable authorities have the following to say in regard to the origin and meaning of the name “Hunt”: “Huntsman. As Hunter the name of the office remains, a surname; shortened also to Hunt. Hunt-`to pursue,’ and is applied to the sports of the chase-to follow game. Old Norse-Hundi (a dog), Norman French-le Huant, German-Hund, Hundt, Dutch-Hunt, Welsh-Hund, Hunti. It may not be known to all our “Hunts” that theirs, the shorter form, was the most familiar term in use; hence the number that at present exist. We are told in the `Knight’s Tale’ of the-`Hunte and horne, and houndes him beside’; while but a little further on he speaks of-`The hunte ystrangled with the wilde heres.’ “

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