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I have started this blog to publish the¬†histories of the various branches of both my and my wife’s families in order to share this information and to try and get feed back and additional information from interested parties.

My direct family is the WILLIAMS family, who lived predominantly in  Altrincham, Cheshire, and before that in Liverpool and Llanedwen, Anglesey.

My wife’s family is the TRANTER family, who lived predominantly in Stourbridge, and before that in Frome and Rodmarton in Gloucestershire.

Other branches are :

The GANT family who lived in Altrincham and before that in Low and High Toynton in Lincolnshire.

The FURNELL family who lived in Stourbridge and before that in Stockbridge, Hampshire and Marlborough, Wiltshire.

The DUNBAVIN family who lived in Weston Point, Runcorn, Cheshire.

The BODEN family who lived primarily in Northwich, Cheshire.

The STONER family who lived primarily in Tillington and Petworth, Sussex.

The BRIDGWATER family who lived in Quarry Bank and Rowley Regis, Staffordshire.

For each of the above we have provided a detailed family history from our researches which can be viewed by going to the ‘Pages’ section.We believe the information to be correct but there may well be errors and there are certainly omissions.You are welcome to share this information and we would be pleased if you respond to this blog by using the ‘contact’ section with either comments, amendments, additions or confirmations. In that way we will hopefully learn and add to our family history.

with best regards

Stephen and Jane Williams