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Brentons of South Wales UK

Brentons of South Wales UK

Posted: 9 Jan 2010 7:06PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: BRENTON
My names david Mark Brenton, son of Harry Brenton born in the 1930s in cardiff area , his father or at least his grandfather came from St Merryn Cornwall.I would like to know more about the Brentons of St Merryn, where they are now etc

Re: Brentons of South Wales UK

Posted: 8 Aug 2010 6:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
the St Merryn Brentons moved there from St Wenn in the first part of the 18th century. Philip Brenton and jane Knight had Henry b.1758,William,b.1755, Jane, b.1760 and Prudence b.1763 in St Merryn.
Henry and Frances Old had Henry b.1789, John b 1797 and Richard, b.1800 (my 3x gt grandfather)who moved to Padstow. Henry 1789 had a son called Henry b 1828 in St Merryn and maybe he had a son called Henry. I would guess your Harry name might come from Henry, but without knowing your grandfather's name, that's all I can say.

Maria Brenton (London)

Re: Brentons of South Wales UK

Posted: 20 Aug 2010 6:30AM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you for that information i will explore my side of the bRENTONS WITH MY FATHER and get back to you
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