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Surnames registered by Lulu Morgan-Shaw
OXSIL User No.: 6491

Surname Timeframe Place
ALDER Any Abingdon, Drayton
CAREY Any Any
GREENAWAY Any New Yatt, Curbridge, Cogges, Any
KEARY Any Cowley, Headington Quarry, Headington
KERRY Any Cowley, Headington Quarry, Headington

Notes: I had a particular interest in Israel Alder (born 1812, and who lived as an adult in Abingdon, St Helen’s). I spent ages trying to find out his mother and place of birth. I am pleased to say that the Drayton parish record shows he was born (illegitimately) to Martha Alder in Drayton, Oxfordshire. She married a few years later to Daniel Francis. Martha’s father was Thomas Alder who was convicted of killing his wife “during a quarrel” (noted in parish records). He received a sentence of one month’s imprisonment.


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