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Re: Quartermans of Cowley

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>My mother was a QUARTERMAN [1908-1986] and for over 30 years (since the age of
> 18) I have been gathering as much information as I can from public record off
>ices etc about my family.  I have traced my own family tree back to the 16th c
>entury - to Cowley Oxfordshire where the first Quarterman families lived.  Not
> until the Industrial Revolution in the early 19th century did they disperse a
>ll around the country - County Durham, Pembroke etc.  and London.

Welcome to the list.

>I used the Web about 18 months ago to make contact with other Quarterman's who
> were registered on ICQ and got several responses, including from USA, Austral
>ia and New Zealand, but being a very busy person I did not have the time to se
>nd a lot of replies and I'm sure many of those I contacted will think I was a 
>flash in the pan!! Not so!!!
>I have a brief summary that I compiled covering all the significant periods an
>d places, which I will willingly send to anyone who would like it.

Please send it to the list.

>My cousin John Quarterman and his son Philip (now aged 20) are the only ones l
>eft in my line that still have the Quarterman name.  When my mother died a pri
>vately printed book listing the pedigrees of all families in the Parish of Tha
>me passed to John.  This includes the family tree of the Quarterman's from the
> 12th century to the 15th... but I was never able to make the connection with 
>my own tree!!!  One day perhaps!!!

What is the title of this book?  AUthor?

>I hope this contribution is of interest to some of you out there. 


John S. Quarterman <jsq@matrix.net>
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