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Tagged With: Joseph Wingfield

The Wingfield Connection Part 4 – The Resolution

In my last post I wondered why these relics that seem only to pertain to the Wingfield family have ended up in my possession.  This is my belief as to why and how this happened. The links between the families have been strong in the past and the 1881 census describes Sarah Brittain (Hanshew) as … Continue reading »

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The Wingfield Connection part 3 – Which Joseph Wingfield?

In the tin boxes I found one more item concerning the Wingfields, a letter of administration for Joseph Wingfield dated 6th April 1803. It begins:  “by divine Permission Bishop of London To our well beloved in Christ Mary Wingfield widow the Relich of Joseph Wingfield late of the parish of Sarratt in the County of … Continue reading »

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The Wingfield Connection part 1 – the Gravestone

In the tin boxes that hold my family’s past are items that seem to link to another family, the Wingfields.  The first item is a photograph probably of a gravestone.  It is presented in a rough wooden frame covered with black paper, lined with red material and has a gold coloured mount, probably pinchbeck.  I … Continue reading »

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