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9th of July 2014 05:38 PM by Emma website: http://chantelwaters@hotmail.com
I was wondering if anyone can help me, my name is Emma and I am researching my family tree. I am stuck with a great uncle named Reginald Bennett Sawle, I have seen from phone records that a Rev R B Sawle was living at the Vicarage, St. Neot between at least 1975 and 1980 and was wondering if anyone knows if this was Reginald or not.

Thank you,

Emma
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24th of May 2014 10:21 AM by Leonine Meyer
I am coming to Uk in September to see where the Mutton family come. John Mutton 1515. My mother is a direct descendant 12 generations. Living in Australia. I can't wait to see St Neots.
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24th of February 2014 08:03 PM by Thomas L. jaynes
What a grand site for my ancestral home. My earliest known ancestor was Ralph Jane, born in St. Neot in 1500. I am so looking forward to visiting there.

Thanks for your comment, don't forget to let us know when you are visiting. Chris
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9th of November 2013 06:18 PM by Jane Gilbert website: http://www.janegilbert.org
I'm hoping beyond hope that my 7th great grandfather Joseph Gilbert who immigrated to Pennsylvania U.S.A in the late 1600s is the Joseph Guilbert b. 1670 in St. Neot to Nicholas and Patience Guilbert. The Y-DNA of my Joseph is known, and we're so hoping to find another male from this Guilbert family to be Y-DNA tested to confirm a match. This may be the only way we'll ever prove the connection. There's a possibility that the family may have been Quaker at some point, or at least that some of them were.
I'll investigate for you Jane.
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23rd of July 2013 02:59 AM by Lesley Roberts website: http://lesleyroberts1@bigpond.com
I live in Sydney Australia. Since retirement I have taken to researching my family ancestry which is what brought me via the net to the wonderful place of St Neot and the very helpful folk of the local St Neot Church (Archive Ed) being Chris and Barbara Timms. I am just thrilled by the ancestral news of past relatives who lived in St Neot generations ago. Family names being WHITE; POMEROY; PENBERTHY. I was absolutely thrilled that graves were discovered in the church graveyard and also that JOHN WHITE and a Rich'd POMERY have the only 2 floor memorials in your local church. A descendant of John White and Mary Pomery was Hugh Brice White R.N who fought in the Battle of Trafalgar on the "Tonnant". He became the Controller of Irish Ports based in Galway. He married Sarah Westropp. Thank you Lesley Roberts
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29th of March 2013 02:12 AM by Michael Olliver
My ancestors are from St. Neot. I am a descendant of William Olliver. He was born in 1767 in St. Neot and became a blacksmith in Ley.
Thanks for the email Michael. We have a Family History person who actually lives in Ley who may have information. Contact me or leave an address omitting the @ sign. Chris (Ed)
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11th of March 2013 11:58 PM by Kay Halley
Sorry, should have added - if anyone has any information about the Wiltons could they email me at Kay.halley@gmail.com - thanks!
Thanks for the email, I will ask around. Chris (Ed)
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11th of March 2013 11:44 PM by Kay Halley website: http://www.cornwall-opc.org
Does anyone local to the village remember Bill & Annie Wilton of Treverbyn Smithy? I've been contacted by someone whose mother was evacuated to the area and stayed with them during WW2.
Thanks, Kay Halley, Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy)
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16th of February 2013 07:30 AM by gary perrin
im currently searching my family tree,my familys history .ive traced to this lovely village.i believe i have family buried at this church..the family name is mutton.i go back as far as john mutton 1515-1577...also the names william and joseph mutton,,im planning a visit ..in the summer..can some one give some feedback ..i live in south wales ..regards gary...my e mail ..reggieperrin**@hotmail.com
Thanks for the email. I will contact you via the email address. Chris
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30th of August 2012 07:44 PM by Jon Glencross
pictures of the Cott-Barn look great....keep up the good work.
Having a great time in the Colonies but still miss St Neot and all our friends.... hopefully you might visit us here????
Cheers Jon and Ali
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21st of March 2012 08:02 PM by Nancy Black website: http://zigzagnan@att.net usa
T hank you for such a wonderful website. I just found out my great-grandfather Elias Davey Cawrse was born in St. Neot and I have lots of family (from the Benedict Cawrse lineage ) Because of your websitel
I was able to visit his birth place and see some of the places he saw...Thank you,Thank you...
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2nd of January 2012 02:21 AM by Mrs. Dorothy Chambers website: http://oanddchambers@shaw.ca
Oswald and Dorothy Chambers were the owners of East Colliford Farm when it was decided to build a dam on the property and construct the Colliford Lake reservoir. Dorothy taught at St. Neot School from 1967 until 1978. Our daughter,Susan started school there in Miss Pascoe's class in 1972 when her brother Robert was born.Our family emigrated to Canada in1978. Oswald passed away in 2009 and his ashes were scattered by relatives on Bunnings Park before they enjoyed a lunch at the LONDON INN.
We cherish many happy memories of our lives there 1953 to 1976 and are in contact with friends
who live in the community.
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2nd of June 2011 06:04 AM by Jon Glencross
Great to hear all the news and keep up with things now that I am a "Cousin Jack" here in Canada.
Cheers Jon and Ali
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29th of May 2011 12:01 PM by Kay Halley website: http://www.cornwall-opc.org
If anyone is looking for their St Neot ancestors, the St Neot page is here
http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/n_p/neot_st.php
and all the St Neot Parish Registers from 1558 to 1911 are transcribed and free to search here
http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/search-database.
I am also happy to help anyone trace their family - just email me at the address below.
Kind regards,
Kay Halley
Kay.halley@gmail.com
Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) St Neot
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4th of April 2011 07:58 PM by Ward Hobbs
I live in Pennsylvania in the U.S. and recently learned that my great (X four) grandparents were married in St. Neot Parish in 1815. So I am assuming they were married in St. Neot Church, unless there are others in the village. Also, does anyone know if marriage records from that far back still exist in the village? Their names were George Hobbs and Martha Grigg. By the way - It is a lovely place and I hope someday to visit!
If anyone would care to respond, my email is wwhobber@verizon.net THANKS!
I have sent an email - and will tell Mandy but if anyone else knows anything that they think will help please contact Ward. Ed
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28th of March 2011 08:34 PM by val
I live in Bodmin but wish I lived in St. Neot - one of the friendliest and prettiest villages in Cornwall. I visit as often as possible such as the other day. The sun was shining, the sky was blue and you could actually hear birds singing (unusual in noisy towns). The tranquility of St. Neot is unique and really touches and revives the soul. You are all so lucky to enjoy being there every day. Long may it last and - lastly, the new website is excellent.