So, we've told you all about
their children and their descendants - but what of
the people themselves? Who are they descended
from and what are their stories?
Born in Beaulieu in
about 1808 she died in 1900. We have her name
as Jane, Mary Jane and Maria Jane White.
Chronicle printed a short piece about her
long life and 200+ grandchildren. You can
find it under the Obituaries section from the
main menu and a picture of her in the Photo
There is no info on
her parents yet...
Also known as Blackman
or Blackney, he was one of four children born
to William Blackman and Clementina Ayres who
had married on 27 May 1799.
He was born in 1801.
His brothers and
sisters were Alice (1800), Thomas (1802),
John (1816) and they all used aliases.
Amos' date of death
unknown in 1875.
was the youngest of
eight children. Their parents were Thomas
Blackman (Blackney) and Judith Chittle who
married on 3 August 1754.
They all used the
alisa Blackney as well as the name Blackman.
Mary and Thomas we don't know the birth date
for but the others were Sarah (1757), Judith
(1759), Elizabeth (1765), Anne (1769),
Deborah (1772) and William (1779).
the daughter of Reuben and Jenny Eyres. She
was christened in Coombe, which was in
Hampshire at this time (later to be part of
Berkshire) on 23 Jan 1780. Her parents were
'travellers alias gipsies'.
His father was William
Blackman who was born about 1710. Who he
married and who was the mother to Thomas and
his brothers is still unknown.
Thomas' brothers were
Joseph, William and John.