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Subject: Re: Hello from Devon

Dave Shrubsole
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Date Posted: 09:16:14 07/19/06 Wed
In reply to: Paul Bodill 's message, "Re: Hello from Devon" on 12:34:44 01/01/06 Sun


I lived in Farncombe, near Guildford before I left Surrey for Devon. Before that it was Guildford, Elstead, Bramley and Coulsdon, with a few others dotted between where I was resident for only a few months.


Hi David, my uncle is also called David Shrubsole. He
>was born in 1962 in Kingston Upon Thames Surrey. His
>father (my grandfather) was called Albert Shrubsole &
>was a solicitor by profession. My uncle moved to Devon
>10 years ago & then to Wareham in Dorset 6 years ago,
>where he now lives with my aunt Tracey & cousin
>Oliver. Are you familiar with the Shrubsole statue
>still standing in Kingston Town Square? It is of a
>woman & child, and has our characteristic 'Shrubsole
>nose'. A common trait in my family. It was erected in
>the 1880s i think, in memory of my great-great great
>grandfather who was mayor of Kingston twice. I wonder
>if our families were directly related at any point?
>let me know where in Surrey you are from. Kind Regards
>Paul Bodill
>>Hi, I am David Shrubsole - I live in Devon now, but
>>moved here from the Surrey area where I was born in
>>1951.My dad is called Ronald Maurice Shrubsole, and
>>was from Maidenhead, born in 1917. My dad had a
>>brother Geoff (maybe Jeff) who died in the 2nd world
>>war, and two sisters Grace and Rene, all older than
>>him. Geoff married Margaret and had a son called John
>>who had an fatal accident in Africa, maybe in the late
>>1960's/early 1970's. I have heard that my ancestors
>>are from the Faversham area. I have been married for
>>26 years to Sue and we have two children who continue
>>our branch of the Shrubsole name, a daughter Hanna and
>>a son Daley. Any news regarding a family link would be

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