People, Places, and History
This site has been established to allow our various related families to communicate, share information, and collaborate on all aspects of family news, past, present and future. It is open for viewing by any one, anywhere, but privacy controls restrict certain data to registered family members only.
In particular, without registration you cannot see any information about living relatives or those who died within the last 20 years. The major part of the site is our Family Trees section (see the Home menu above). The largest being "Our Family". This includes the Osborne, Waghorn, Shearman, Firth and many other related families. The other is the as yet un-connected Samuel F Osborne (USA) family. You are currently viewing the Our Family tree (10,499 individuals). Use the Home >> Family Trees menu above to switch to a different tree.
If you believe you are connected to someone mentioned on this site we would welcome an application for registration. Click on FAQs for details of the requirements
There are many ways to navigate around the tree, but a starting point might be one of these links:
The most common surnames in this tree are:
Attwood (109), Austen (61), Barty (84), Batt (122), Bromley (48), Brown (69), Buss (72), Chasmer, Chasmar (50), Chasmar (67), Collins (59), Drury (272), Firth (53), Fowler (43), Harrison (47), Howard (60), Humphrey (139), Jackson (135), Johnson (58), Knight (44), Ledger (183), Marshall (56), Morfett (71), Osborne (114), Possee (44), Rabbitt (182), Roots (49), Russell (52), Smith (133), Smitherman (136), Stapley (42), Taylor (71), Tyler (61), Waghorn (239), Wakeford (42), Waters (59), Webb (46), Weeks (81), Weston (44), Wood (51)[You can click on any of these names to go directly to it's full list]
Average number of children per family
Most common given names
William (710), John (631), George (443), James (423), Thomas (419), Charles (288), Henry (252), Edward (223), Richard (166), Frederick (146)
Mary (596), Elizabeth (494), Ann (452), Sarah (325), Jane (253), Alice (141), Eliza (126), Emily (122), Frances (114), Ellen (105)