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Saint Augustine’s Church Cambridgeshire England October 22, 2017

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The following is an inscription found in the graveyard of this church

“Say, knyght, dawter to Lawrence Cheyne, esqwyr, of Cambridge shyre.  A woman of nobyl blode, and most nobyl in grace and mannors.  She dyed xxv Septemb.  M.ccc.lxxiii, and was enterryed in this parysh church, abyding the body of her said husband; whos sowls God bring to everlastyng lyff.”

For Elizabeth Cheney Say, 1424-1473   my 15th Great Grandmother

 

Old English Church September 9, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Churches,Genealogy,Old Burial Grounds,Old Churches — Janet @ 2:57 pm

cf1aee18-6454-4553-bd72-219fbb87d8c8  St Gregory Church Suffolk England    home church for my 11th Great Grand Father William Brackett 1520-1575

 

Chillingham Cemetery Northumberland England August 19, 2017

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St. Pater’s Parish Church, Northumberland Unitary Authority, Northumberland, England.  Looks lonely.  Final resting place for Thomas Grey, 1448-1498, my 15th Great Grandfather

 

Old Church – Fenny Compton Wiltshire July 31, 2017

Filed under: Churches,Great Migration Study,Old Churches,Postcards — Janet @ 3:30 pm

Old Church Fenny Compton  Church of St Peter and  St Clare, Fenny Compton, Wiltshire, England.  This church dates back to 1320.

The church of my 9th Great Grandfather, Luke Hitchcock.  Luke was born in Fenny Compton in 1614.  He emigrated to America and ended his days in 1659 in Wethersfield Connecticut.  Part of the Great Migration.

 

 

Another Old Church In My Genealogy July 3, 2017

Fressingfield  St Peter and St Paul Churchyard in Fressingfield, Suffolk, England.  Associated with my 14th Great Grandmother Rose Barbor

 

St Giles Cripplegate Church London June 19, 2017

Filed under: Churches,Old Churches — Janet @ 9:42 pm

St Giles Cripplegate London  Church associated with the final resting place for my 11th GGM, Elizabeth Robert 1520-1570

 

Old Church And My Genealogy June 6, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Churches,England,Essex England,Genealogy — Janet @ 4:07 pm

All Saints Church and Graveyard Wimbish Essex   All Saints Church and Graveyard Wimbush Essex England – associated with Anne Glascock my 13th Great Grandmother