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Daniell Family
14 February 2017 - 11:36:30

More details on the Daniell family thanks to Derek Mackenzie.

Pont Family
13 January 2017 - 16:25:48

Link between the Tolliss tree and Blott & Brimson tree with Daisy Hider nee Pont .1897-1941

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Blott and Brimson Family History

The Blott and Brimson family into which I was adopted in 1947 was all the family I knew until 2000. When I decided to look into the family tree on my natural side, an uncle said that he had done some work on his grandmother's side a few years before but had lost interest, would I like to carry it forward. He gave me scraps of paper, photos and some documents, so from this the current tree has developed. The Blott family originally came from the Huntingdonshire/Cambridge area before migrating to London.

My Gt Grandmother was a Sandford from Elsenham in Essex. The Blott family in early to mid 1800s were bakers by trade and the daughters seemed to carry on the tradition by marrying bakers. The Blott family later diversified into metal work and clerical occupations.

The Brimson family were agricultural labourers in and around Tiverton, Devon. Finally some of the sons moved in the 1860s to London and 1890s to Cardiff. My grandfather was a London bus driver ‎(picture in the gallery)‎ and other Brimsons became butchers and decorators.

The family tree traces the Blott name back to 17th century and the Brimson to early 18th.

I have researched lots of other names that have married into both families.The Bailey family from Etwall in Derbyshire is the latest line of investigation. It appears that this family of chemists, invented some marvellous medical appliances which can be viewed on the gallery. Francis Bailey emigrated to New Zealand about 1880 and started the Bailey tree there. I am still expanding the Bailey tree with the help of my New Zealand cousin Marie.

One of the Lewis family emigrated to Australia, circa 1900.

I still have masses to find with regard to this family, but I hope you find the information useful and the pictures entertaining.

Acknowledgments

Grateful thanks to the following members of the Blott, Brimson and related families in helping me with my research

Graham Page, Diane Rigden, Marion Jensen, Jill Riches, Marie Walker, Lucy Marshall, Liam Montgomery, Barbara Baxter, Brian Edwardes, Martin Spicer, Jill Banks, Linda Groark, Dean Malpass, Jeni Leprince, Diana Francis, Marjorie Eldred, Les Stewart, Duncan Monkhouse, Nick West, Geoff Swan, Peter Wartho, Sylvia Latham and Donna Royle.


20 November 2016 - 15:18:33
Statistics
Blott and Brimson
This family tree was last updated on 14 September 2017.
Individuals
Males
7,578
51.8%
Females
7,050
48.2%
Total surnames
Families
Sources
Total users
4
Latest birth year
2015
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Average age at death
64
Males: 62   Females: 66
Average number of children per family
1.95

Most common surnames

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Peggy Pruden HammondHammond,Peggy Pruden23 September 199702020Death
Kathleen Mary GoodeGoode,Kathleen Mary23 September 197614141Death
Leonard James BrimsonBrimson,Leonard James23 September 196924848Death
Emily Sarah BlottBlott,Emily Sarah23 September 194437373Death
David Herbert RobertsonRobertson,David Herbert23 September 192549292Birth
George Thomas McGuinnessMacGuinness,George Thomas23 September 192159696Birth
Violet Emmeline CoxCox,Violet Emmeline23 September 19066111111Birth
Alan Waring DaceDace,Alan Waring23 September 19047113113Birth
Ivy BellBell,Ivy23 September 19018116116Birth
Samuel George BarnesBarnes,Samuel George23 September 19019116116Birth
William Frederick ValentineValentine,William Frederick23 September 188710130130Birth
George Ernest SandsSands,George Ernest23 September 188611131131Birth
Grace Ann MorelandMoreland,Grace Ann23 September 186612151151Birth
Eugenia Carolina ChaplinChaplin,Eugenia Carolina23 September 186513152152Birth
James Oldham SwettenhamSwettenham,James Oldham23 September 180014217217Birth
Beverley Usher Earle + Bertha LacyEarle,Beverley Usher + Lacy,Bertha23 September 189915118118Marriage
John Maris + Mary StonebridgeMaris,John + Stonebridge,Mary23 September 178816229229Marriage
Richard Pitt + Hannah HarrisPitt,Richard + Harris,Hannah23 September 177717240240Marriage
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