I recently received digital copies of the death certificates of Mary Hyne and Susanna Hyne from the General Registry Office. These took much longer than usual to receive, likely on account of the Covid-19 pandemic. Other than the actual causes of death, the only other big revelation from the certificates was that under “Rank or … Read more
In the course of my research, I’ve traced members of the Hyne family all over the world. To Canada, the United States, India, Australia, Argentina, etc. But the one place that seems to appear in records more often than most is a small village called Blackawton in Devon, England. I was recently browsing the Find … Read more
If you browse around this site, you might come upon a page for Susan Hyne Petherbridge. On that page I state that Susan Hyne Petherbridge married William Henry Mugford, a paymaster in the Royal Navy, on November 10, 1852. However, if you were to browse around on Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.org you might be lead to … Read more
There have not been a lot of updates on the website recently, but there have been a number of developments in my research efforts. I recently found a National Probate Calendar entry for Charles Hyne on Ancestry and from there was able to order a copy of his will from the UK’s Probate Search service, … Read more
Carnatic, ship launched 1833 Added details of approximately the first 15 years of the ships travels. Thomas Bell Carruthers (1808-?) Added first 30 years of his story.
Richard Harry Hyne (1848-1884) Added details of his maritime career up to 1869.
Louisa Hole Carruthers (1810-1881) Added first pass at her story. Charles Hyne (1838-?) Added first pass at his story.
Louisa Hyne (c1805-1833) Page re-done with a more narrative style. William Harry Hyne (1844-1903) Date and cause of death added, including newspaper clippings of obituary and probate of his will. Susan Hyne Petherbridge (1827-?) Page re-done with a more narrative style. Harry Charles Hyne (1845-1846) Page re-done with a more narrative style. Harry Hyne (1850-?) … Read more
Charles Hyne (c1805-1863) Page re-done with a more narrative style. William Harry Hyne (1844-?) Page re-done with a more narrative style. William’s story extended as far as 1900. Image of Plymouth New Grammar School added. Image of William with wife Louisa Bier and members of her family added (courtesy of Ancestry.com user sanderella164).