Subscribers 150 Issue #10 30 Apr 2013
Colin Ward supplied a wealth of well documented data for the line containing Thomas BIDGOOD (1858 – 1925). In his day Thomas was a well known composer, conductor and music teacher. Among his compositions is the march “Sons of the Brave” which was very popular in the early 1900’s. Later in life he emigrated to New Zealand where for many years he was a cinema manager. This interesting individual is in Tree T027.
David Edward’s family came to Ontario, Canada in the early 1820s from England together with his wife Hester nee BEDGGOOD. Born in Tytherington, Gloucestershire in 1818 she is part of the large and well researched T003 Tree.
Don Bidgood found a cousin through GenesReunited. A sometime subscriber, he was embarrassed to find that several hundred messages had accumulated over the years. While deleting these, his eye caught a reference from two years ago to a known relative, to which he had responded with promise of sending a GEDCOM of his Tree (T002). Having no recollection of doing this, he followed up and as a result is now in contact with the lady who has an active interest in her Family History.
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