Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Campkin (England)

The first person in my family tree with this surname is my 3xgreat grandmother Susannah Campkin. Susannah was born 14 May 1827 and baptised 15 June 1827 in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England.  She was the daughter of Stephen Campkin and Rebecca Pewter. She married Frederick Oliver on 2 July 1846 in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England, and in… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Campkin (England)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #52 Stephen Campkin

My line back to Stephen Campkin is: My Mum – Edith Jean Marr 1922-1990 Her mother – Edith Meriden Docwra 1904-1948 Her mother – Emily Alice Oliver 1877-1925 Her father – George Oliver 1846-1930 His mother – Susannah Campkin 1827-1880 Her father – Stephen Campkin 1795-1869 Tracing my family back to Susannah was fairly straight… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #52 Stephen Campkin

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #10 Susannah Campkin

Last week, my ancestor of the week was Frederick Oliver.  This week, my ancestor of the week is his wife, Susannah Campkin.  In my post about Frederick, I had the following information about Susannah: Married Frederick Oliver 2 July 1846 in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England.  Her father was listed as Stephen Campkin, shoemaker. Travelled to Australia with husband… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #10 Susannah Campkin