- Family History Centre
- The Social and Family Connection of
- From time to time we receive requests from researchers of family history
for information about past family connections with Normandy. To help us
in that quest we are given information of the respective ancestors and
although this on its own has little satisfaction, collectively it could
be beneficial to other family history researchers. We are, therefore, collating
this dictionary of family names together with some family trees. The format
will be similar to that shown below and each entry is subject to being
made only with the full knowledge and co-operation of the informant. However,
Normandy Historians accept no responsibility for the correctness of any
If you have any more information on any of the e-mails or family trees
please contact us by clicking the reference number or e-mail (with the reference number please) and I will hand
your comments on to the sender. Also, please let me know if the relevant
information may be added.
- Family Trees
- All family trees here are in Microsoft Excel format, you can download
the templates here:-
Tree Template (with One Worksheet) - family_tree_template.xls (30kb)
Tree Template (with Five Worksheet) - family_tree_template5.xls
- Index Page
Remember to add some note to the "Index" page to give an over
view of your Family Tree.
You can add a hyperlink to a new worksheet in the left cell that opens
a new worksheet to go back another five generations, remember to add the
return link. (We have kept it to five generations so it can be printed
on one sheet of A4).
If you know more on a name you can add a comment to that cell
To see a Comment.
If a Cell has a red corner move you mouse over it for more information
on that person. You can also click "View" and then "Comments"
to see all Comments.
- To add (or edit) a Comment.
Right click and click Insert Comment (or Edit Comment)
Note: If adding a Comment to a "Hyperlinked" cell remember you
will need to add it to the new worksheet as well.
- Dictionary of Family Names
Dolley, James and Rosanna, formerly of Dolleys Hill, died and
were buried at Wyke on 3 Jan 1905 and 27 Jan 1912 respectively, great-great
grandparents of Ruth (nee Dolley). James was a sexton at Wyke and his son
Daniel was sexton between 1880 and 1900. Daniel's wife Elizabeth was buried
at Wyke on 27 Jul 1933. Mary Ann TRUSSLER (nee Dolley) is buried at grid
reference B2 in the old churchyard Informant: Ruth (nee DOLLEY).
Collyer, Frances, born 1883 in Normandy, was the daughter of
William Collyer (1832-1903) and his wife Mary, nee Bowler (1854-1910).
William was buried on 10th Jan., 1903 at St. Mark's Church, Wyke. He was
resident at Dolley's Hill at the time of his death. Frances' siblings were
Ann or Emma b. 1872, Louisa b. 1875, Kate b. 1877, Arthur b. 1879, Albert
Edward b. 1885, Elizabeth b. 1888, Ellen b. 1890, Ethel b. 1892 and Sidney
b. 1895. Frances Collyer married Herbert Head on 5th Aug., 1905 at St.
Mark's Church, Wyke. Their children were Dorothy May b. 1906, Alice Mary
b. 1907, Winifred Louise b. 1908, Edward Herbert b. 1917 and William Frederick
Informant: Susan (nee Ford)
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