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There has been an overwhelming response to this site and there is currently a large backlog of emails awaiting processing. Sincere apologies are offerred if you have sent in updates or corrections to the family tree and are still waiting for a response. All enquiries will be attended to and you will receive a reply. If you have any questions or problems please contact the webmaster.

Find out where the family came from, the origins of the family name and the different spellings. View relationships on the family tree and read biographies of famous members of the family.

What's Inside

The Family Story section has information about the origin of the name, earliest family members, early locations (where the family lived), migration, biographies, awards and honours to family members, etc.

The Family Tree lists all the family members together with the relatives in an easy-to-navigate format. This contains many photographs as well as additional details such as important events, etc.

This will, by it's very nature, be an ongoing development and your assistance in correcting and supplementing the information is very important. Please do send in copies of supporting evidence such as copies of certificates,etc as well as any photographs - this will help bring the stories to life. See How to Contribute for details.

Some forums have been set up to enable the exchange of views and ideas - please use them to share with others.


There are nearly 20 variations of the family name with about 3,500 family members listed. Please check the Family Tree Statistics page for more information. The web site is now available in different spellings of the family name. Please go here for more details.

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If you are listed on this site and wish to be removed, please let the webmaster know. If you do not wish to be listed, please still let the webmaster have your details together with a request not to be listed. This will prevent your details appearing if submitted by another. See the Privacy Statement for more details.

The respects the work involved in the creation and publication of graphics, photographs, etc and, even if these are not specifically Copyrighted, will not intentionally use them without due acknowledgement. See the Copyright Statement for more details.

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