Archive for June, 2013

People from Minster Lovell in WWI/WWII – do you have any information?

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Do you have any information on any of these men? We are putting together a book for the upcoming centenary of the First World War on those from Minster Lovell who served in WWI/WWII (or any other conflict) not just those who died in war. Please contact us via the Contact section if you have anything you can share!

James Harold Abraham
Edward Alsopp
Frederick Baker
Mark Baker
Stanley N. Bayliss
Horace Arthur Blake
William George Lovell Blake
George Bowles
Ernest Broad
Edward/Edwin Broadist
William Samuel Bullett
Albert Edward Butler
Harold Vipond Butler
Ivan Brogden Butler
Reginald Henry Butler
Albert James Clapton
Douglas Reginald Clapton
Sidney Joseph Constable
Daniel Cross
James William Cross
Sidney Bernard Cross
Thomas Lovell Cross
E. Crutch
Cyril Job Dix
Harold George Dix
John Dix
John Whiting Dix
William Charles Longman Jarvis
John Jones
Harold William Jordan
Philip Belcher Jordan
Francis John Kinchin-Smith
Henry Percy Lay
(William Edgar) Arnold Lenderyou
Henry Lock
Herbert Lock
Horace Lock
Carl Lovedon Luckett
Harold W. Messenger
Leonard Messenger
W. Millin
A. Mott
Thomas Frederick Norridge
Thomas Charles Payne
Charles Lovell Phipps
Francis John Pratley
George Pratley
John Saunders
Lancelot Vivian Raymond Seeley
Clement Charles Stratford
Henry Charles Stratford
William Arthur Stratford
Cyril Viner
James Warner

DNA testing for Oxfordshire family history

Friday, June 14th, 2013

For all of you who are keen on getting your DNA tested, FamilyTreeDNA have a sale on upgrades for Y-DNA testing for Father’s Day. Details are below. Do please join our Oxfordshire DNA project at www.familytreedna.com/public/oxfordshire if you have a long Oxfordshire heritage (going back into at least the nineteenth century over 4+ generations) and are being, or have been tested. To get decent results for comparison we recommend the Y-DNA 67 test for your surname/male line and the mtDNA fullsequence for the female line. So far we have some Harris family results from Minster Lovell in the project – let’s get some more from the village.
Notice from www.familytreedna.com:
From June 12, 2013 through June 19, 2013, we will reduce the following prices.
Y-DNA 12 to 25 was $49 Now $35
Y-DNA 12 to 37 was $99 Now $69
Y-DNA 12 to 67 was $189 Now $148
Y-DNA 25 to 37 was $49 Now $35
Y-DNA 25 to 67 was $148 Now $114
Y-DNA 25 to 111 was $249 Now $224
Y-DNA 37 to 67 was $99 Now $79
Y-DNA 37 to 111 was $220 Now $188
Y-DNA 67 to 111 was $129 Now $109
To order an upgrade at these special prices you may log into your personal page with your kit number and password. Click on the “Order Upgrade” button located on the right side of the menu bar. Then click on the “Special Offers” button.
ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED AND PAID FOR BY 11:59pm, JUNE 19, 2013, TO RECEIVE THE SALE PRICE.