Faces from the past ……at the foot of t
his introduction you will find links to take you to a collection of over 200 photographs of individuals and families, who emigrated from the Parish in the 19th century.
William Dimmock 1833 – 1908 and wife Jane Bonning 1834 -1921. Queensland, Australia. We are regularly updating and adding photographs and articles as we collect them and as they are sent in from around the world. If you read this and feel you have something which can be added – please contact us. At the foot of this section you will be led to a collection of photographs and information of over 170 individuals. Our data-base of Kingsbury Episcopi Parish emigrants contains over 1000 individuals. We thus have many photographs yet to find. This is a global team effort and as a process, connects everyone who takes part to this small parcel of land which is the Parish of Kingsbury Episcopi.
George Harvey 1826-1909 & Cornelia Harvey (nee Withey) 1825-1905, photo taken in 1886 New Zealand George Budge 1841-1897 & Caroline Budge (nee Priddle) 1845-1917 and family, photo taken in 1897 Face to Face is a collection of original photographs and articles which help to bring to life those from the Parish who left for the New World and its opportunities during the 19th century. They help to illustrate and illuminate this episode of the history of the Parish. Someone with an interest in social history, fashion, or photography might find them useful. The images and stories together could also be the basis of creative writing and poetry and so on….. You might find etched on these faces something else quite different from that which you witness on contemporary faces ………something which is perhaps engaging in that sense of wonderment and the depth behind the eyes, countenance and body-language and which elicits your attention….
Henry Besgrove 1839-1902 & Mary Besgrove (nee Eves) 1836-1915. Taken in Fayette, Missouri, USA after1880 Susannah Rachel Coggan 1802 – 1879 with grandchild
Job William Male 1875-1937 & wife Ellen Male (nee Perriam) 1864-1948 Schenectady, New York, USA Benjamin Talbot 1828-1901 South Australia
Henry Quantic / Quantock 1842-1920 Kansas U.S.A. Emma Vile 1836-1888 NSW Australia circa. 1857
Dorcas Ann Quantic (nee Tribley) 1842-1919 wife to Henry Quantic. Riley, Kansas, U.S.A. Emigrant Albums – in alphabetical order by the family’s last name