Odell is a village in northwest Bedfordshire

Families: Bulkeley


Datchet is a village on the Thames that was, prior to 1974, located in Buckinghamshire.

Families: Brinley


Brampton is a village now located in west central Cambridgeshire.

Families: Chute


Families: Annable

County Essex

Bocking is a village and suburb of Braintree, a town 12 miles from Chelmsford in Essex.



Families: Reed

Copford is village in Essex near Colchester. It borders Birch, Easthorpe and Marks Tey. Its ancient church, St. Michael and All Angels, is noted for its Norman wall paintings.

Families: Cummings

Dedham is a village in the borough of Colchester in northeast Essex.

Families: Chute

Easthorpe is a small village in Essex, adjacent to Copford, with a Norman church.

Families: Cummings

Farnham is a small village near Bishop's Stortford.

Families: Bayford

Gestingthorpe is a village in Essex.

Families: Chaplin, Parke

Mistley is a large village 11 miles northeast of Colchester.

Families: Cummings



Families: Hopkins


Bishop's Stortford is an ancient market town in the east of Hertfordshire, next to the Essex border. It now has a station on the National Express East Anglia train service between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge.

It is bounded on the north by Farnham, on the east by Birchanger and Great Hallingway, on the south by Thorley and on the west by Little Haddam.

Families: Abbott, Chandler, Dane, Denison

Great Amwell is a village in east Hertfordshire, 1½ miles from Ware, and about 20 miles north of London.

Families: Johnson

St. Albans is a city in southern Hertforshire, about 22 miles north of central London.

Families:Antrobus, Peabody


Ware is located just north of Hertford in East Hertfordshire.

Description of Ware

Families: Heath, Johnson


Cranbrook is a town in Tunbridge Wells

Families: Sheaffe


Families: Willard




Families: Hutchinson

Boston is a port town in southeast Lincolnshire.

Families: Coddington

Horbling is a village in South Kesteven in Lincolnshire.

Families: Colby

County Norfolk

Filby is a village in Norfolk.

Families: Carver


Families: Metcalf

Ormesby St. Margaret, also known as Great Ormesby, is a large villiage in Norfolk, about a mile from the sea and five miles northwest of Yarmouth. It now includes the hamlet of Scratby. [From William White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Norfolk, 1845, transcribed on the GEN UKI website]

Families: Carver


Families: Metcalf


Benefield is a civel parish in Northamptonshire.

Families: Gorham

Towcester is a small town in southern Northamptonshire. There is a nice historical society website.

Families: Bird, Lord


Scrooby is a small town close to the northern border of Nottinghamshire. For great photos, see the Pilgrim Fathers UK Origins Association's website.

Families: Brewster



Families: Boardman


Note: An old abbreviation for Shropshire is "Salop".

Haughton may be part of Shifnal, a small town in eastern Shropshire.

Families: Bulkeley

Woore is a village in Shropshire.

Families: Bulkeley

County Somerset

Taunton is a town in Somerset.

Families: Billings, Cogan

Wrington is a town in Somerset.

Families: Carpenter

County Suffolk

Ashbocking is a village in central Suffolk.

Families: Bacon


Families: French, Riddlesdale

Barnham is a village in Suffolk, near the Norfolk border. Only the tower of its ancient church St Martin is still standing.

Families: Bullard, Martyn


Families: Riddlesdale

Bures Saint Mary lies next to Assington and is partially in Suffolk and partially in Essex.

Families: French, Riddlesdale

Bury St. Edmunds is a town in west Suffolk.

Families: Chaplin

Helmingham is a village in central Suffolk near Haymarket. There are fabulous photos of its medieval church St. Mary's on the Suffolk church website.

Families: Bacon

Hoxne (pronounced 'Hoxen') is a town in Suffolk, near the Norfolk border. The St Peter and St Paul website has photos of the medieval church.

Families: Bignette

Long Melford is a large village in Suffolk, next to the Essex border.

Families: Chaplin

Pettaugh is a village in central Suffolk.

Families: Bacon

Otley is a village in central Suffolk. It is home to the family seat of Bartholomew Gosnold.

Families: Bacon

Semer is a small village in Suffolk.

Families: Chaplin

Stoke Nayland is a village in Suffolk close to the Essex border. Its church St. Mary's was rebuilt in the 15th century.

Winston is a parish in the small market town of Stowmarket in central Suffolk.

Families: Bacon

Woolpit is a village in Suffolk, located between Bury St. Edmunds and Stowmarket.

Families: Chaplin



Families: Mullins


Families: Whitfield


Billinghurst is a town in west Sussex, about 15 miles southwest of Gatwick Airport.

Families: Freeman



Hillmorton is now part of the town of Rugby. The British History Online website has information about Hillmorton and its church.

Families: Perkins

West Midlands (since 1974)

Willenhall is a small town near the northern border of West Midlands. Previously, it was in Staffordshire.

Families: Brinley


Austerfield is a village in the bureau of Doncaster in south Yorkshire. For great photos, see the Pilgrim Fathers UK Origins Association's website.

Families: Bradford

Halifax is a town in West Yorkshire. It was the centre of British wool manufacturing.

Families: Fairbanks, Wilson