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People Connected to Berkshire

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    Philippa Charlotte "Pippa" Matthews (nee Middleton) (born 6 September 1983) is an English socialite and younger sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. On 29 April 2011, she was the maid of honour...
  • Colonel Joseph Ball, of "Epping Forest" (1649 - 1711)
    Parents: William Ball b: 2 JUN 1611 in London, England and Hannah Atherold b: 2 FEB 1617/18 in England. The Ball family line connects to George Washington through his maternal lineage. Joseph Ball wa...
  • Elizabeth Fiennes-Clinton (1527 - 1590)
    Lady Elizabeth FitzGerald, Countess of Lincoln (1527 – March 1590), also known as The Fair Geraldine, was an Irish noblewoman and a member of the celebrated FitzGerald dynasty. She became the second wi...
  • Jane Goddard (c.1586 - d.)
    Jane FETTIPLACE Christened: 10 Nov 1586, Childrey, Berkshire, England Father: Edmund FETTIPLACE (Sir) Mother: Anne ALFORD Married: Thomas GODDARD (b. ABT 1580 - d. 1641) (son of Richard Godda...
  • John Swain, Sr., of Nantucket (1633 - 1708)
    His home was known as the oldest house on Nantucket Island, as of the 1880's, and maintained as such, but in need of repair. Is this still what is called "the Oldest House"? John Swain & Mary Weare Add...

People Connected to Berkshire

Historic County of England

See also

Berkshire - Main Page
Berkshire - Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards
Historic Buildings of Berkshire
Berkshire Genealogical Resources
  • The four visitations of Berkshire made and taken by Thomas Benolte, Clarnceuc, anno 1532; by William Harvey, Clarnceux, anno 1566; by Henry Chiting, Chester herald, and John Philipott, Rouge dragon, for William Camden, Clarenceux, anno 1623; and by Elias Ashmole, Windsor herald, for Sir Edward Bysshe, Clarenceux, anno 1665-66
  • The four visitations of Berkshire made and taken by Thomas Benolte, Clarenceux anno 1532

How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Berkshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Berkshire Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Berkshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Berkshire can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

These; are accommodated by the project Historic Berkshire which covers the History of Berkshire and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown. Those people of note with connections to the county are to be listed in. Berkshire - Famous People


People from Berkshire who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Berkshire families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

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Heads of Berkshire Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Berkshire

Please add the names of people from Berkshire who settled in the "New World"


South America

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South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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