52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #41 Joseph Wimpey (1761-1790)

My ancestor last week was Rebekah Dredge. This week I will look at her husband Joseph Whimpey. Not much is known about Joseph.  The following information comes from the parish registers transcriptions for Frome in Somerset, which are available on the FreeReg website.  Although the parish registers spell the surname Wimpew and later Wimpey, I have… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #41 Joseph Wimpey (1761-1790)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #40 Rebekah Dredge

This week my ancestor is Rebekah Dredge. In the group of documents sent to my dad in 1979 was a family group sheet for Joseph Whimpey and Rebekah Dredge. This family group sheet showed that Rebekah was baptised 21 September 1760 in Frome, Somerset, England, and Joseph and Rebekah were married 10 June 1783 at… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #40 Rebekah Dredge