POUNDFORD Family Clee Hill/Coreley

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Barbara Handley
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I have hit a brickwall trying to find information about my 3rd great grandmother Hannah POUNDFORD. Using the 1841 census as a guide she was born in Shropshire in 1781. She married George HANDLEY in Coreley in 1803. I cannot find any record for Hannah prior to 1803. I tried googling POUNDFORD family Coreley and I saw mention of "Pound Ford House Shutfields Coreley Clee Hill Ludlow Shropshire SY8 3QN". Does anyone know anything about this house. Is it named after the POUNDFORD family? Hannah died in 1850 and in the 1851 census widower George was living in Shutfields. I am now intrigued as to whether the house has any connection to me.

Gwynne Chadwick
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Hi Barbara,

Anne (variant of Hannah) POUNDFORD was Christened on 31st March 1782 at Coreley. Daughter of Thomas & Margaret.
Several siblings for Anne are also listed.
I note that a witness at the 1803 marriage was an Eliza POUNDFORD. There is a Christening of an Eliza in Coreley in 1787,  daughter of William POUNDFORD & Elizabeth, so they may link into the family.
All info' is on the FmP web site.

Gwynne

Barbara Handley
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Thank you Gwynne. I am now inclined to think that Anne and Hannah are the same people. I cannot see any other options.

Barbara

Gwynne Chadwick
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Hi Barbara,

By using the FmP and Family Search web sites, you should get further back.
Anne, c1782 had at least four siblings. Her parents were Thomas & Margaret.
Her father Thomas was Christened 1759, a twin to William and they had at least three other siblings.
Their parents were John & Hannah.

Gwynne

 

Barbara Handley
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Thank you so much Gwynne for this information as well. It should be a big help.

FThomas
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Calling all Poundfort/Poundford/Handley descendants!

I have discovered these are in my tree and would be so pleased to speak or meet with anyone who has done research as I’ve only just started! If Barbara Handley is reading this, please would you get in touch as I’d love to chat!

Thanks so much and I look forward to hearing from you.

Best regards,

Fiona Thomas
Herefordshire