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John Dudley and Jane Holland

February 27, 2018 by Gavin Dudley in forum Genealogy / History

#3516 Gavin Dudley, 27 February 2018, 20:19

Hi. John Dudley b Eaton Bray about 1725 and Jane Holland b Eaton Bray about 1731 were my greatx5 grandparents.
I am interested to know if there are any more records going back further than this.
I am especially interested in a family legend that we are related to the prominent tudor Dudley family. It is interesting that the Dudley family had a very close relationship with Sir Reginald Bray (1440-1503) whose family gave their name to the village that was previously just "Eaton".

#3517 John Sisley, 8 March 2018, 09:45

Ginger Family

My Great Grandfather was George GINGER who was born in Ivinghoe on 25th September 1850.

I am conducting a extensive survey of the GINGER family in Ivinghoe and it's surrounding villages. I have purchased a CD and various listings from the Buckinghamshire Family History Society which have proved to be of great value.

On FindMyPast I have come across one baptism entry with which I seek some advice. It covers  an entry for 6 children all baptised on 7th February 1827 in a Wesleyan Chapel which I think was situated in Eaton Bray. The children were born to John and Susan GINGER and were named Mary (Born 19.09.1814), John (03.08.1816), Elizabeth (31.10.1818), Ruth (20.11.1820), Ann (25.10.1822) and Emma (26.03.1824)

I think Susan was in fact Susan PIKESLEY who married John GINGER in Eaton Bray on 25.11.1813. If so their family was extended with 3 other children Sarah Anstee (born 07.08.1831), Charles Pikesley (born 28.03.1833) and Orphah (born 05.09.1836). There is a gap of 7 years between Emma and Sarah which makes me feel a little apprehensive with my findings.

Were there any other children born to John and Susan(na) between 1924 and 1831?

Any help would be very much appreciated.

John Sisley

PS: Some censuses show the name of " Past House Lane, Edlesborough". Is this correct or should it read Post House Lane?

#3525 Nicky Lewis, 13 April 2018, 11:55

I have found details for Jane Holland born 1731 at Eaton Bray but nothing for John Dudley I'm afraid.
Jane Holland bapt Eaton Bray 1831 to Thomas and Martha Holland, a labourer.
They also had children:
1718  Thomas
1723 Martha
1727 Katherine

Thomas was buried at Eaton Bray in 1748
Martha was buried at Eaton Bray in 1770

I cannot find a marriage for Thomas and Martha at Eaton Bray - may be at Edlesborough.    There is also no baptism for a Thomas Holland at Eaton Bray.

Cannot find a baptism for John Dudley - could have been born in Bucks? - Edlesborough perhaps?

Best wishes   Nicky

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