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William LEGOOD, born about 1860 in Norfolk

William LEGOOD, born about 1860 in Norfolk

Heather Palmer (View posts)
Posted: 26 Dec 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 20 Dec 2012 9:14PM GMT
Surnames: Legood, Dye, Bately, Mills
Seeking any information about my great grandfather, William Legood, born about 1860 in Norfolk. There is a possibility that he was born in the Ditchingham area and that his mother was Hannah Legood. He married Ellen Eliza Dye who was born in Seething in 1865. Ellen Dye's mother could have possibly been Sarah Bately born about 1837 at Bergh Apton. My father remembers that William had a brother who he thinks was named Tom. William and Eliza's children were as follows, Maud, Maria, Eliza (died in her teens), Emily, Ellen, Rachel (my grandmother, born Kirstead who married Walter Mills of Beccles, Suffolk) Sarah, Kathleen, Reginald and Robert. William and Eliza moved the entire family to Barry, South Wales in the early 1900's and William found employment in the docks there, loading and unloading the banana boats. They eventually returned to Beccles where amongst other jobs, he was employed at the maltings.

Re: William Legood.

Posted: 20 Dec 2012 8:24PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi just started today and not sure if your still on here, I have lots of people you have mentioned in my family too... Is your Grandmother Rachel Dorothy Legood born 1892 and married Walter Mills?

Re: William Legood.

Posted: 29 Dec 2012 3:37PM GMT
Classification: Census
Edited: 29 Dec 2012 3:45PM GMT
Hi Vanessa, just checked the profile of the previous poster she has not made any posts in over 10 years, what a shame.
You are obviously related
1901 census Barry Glamorgan

William Legood age 41 Engineers labourer born Bedingham
Ellen age 36
Eliza 14
Emily 12
Maud 10
Rachel 9
Sarah 6
Robert 4
Ellen age 1
the last 3 born in Barry.
In 1911 back in beccles at 44 Pudding moor,with the addition of 2 more children
Reginald born 1901 in Barry
Kathleen born 1910 in Beccles.

Re: William Legood.

Posted: 1 Jan 2013 3:11PM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you for your help
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