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  • Anna Daniel (1632 - 1709)
  • Jane Gregson (c.1615 - 1702)
  • Mary Gregson (c.1868 - d.)
    Name: Miss Mary Gregson Age: 44 years Marital Status: Single. Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England Occupation: Stewardess Victualling crew First Embarked: Southampton Rescue...
  • Phebe Russell (1643 - 1730)
  • Rebecca Bowers (c.1635 - 1720)
    An Excerpt from Edward Frisbie of Branford and his Descendants, by Nora G. Frisbie (Vol.1 2006 Reprint) John Bowers replaced Abraham Pierson as minister in 1667, his salary being forty pounds a yea...

About the Gregson surname

Robert Gregson was a bare-knuckle pugilist nicknamed the "Lancashire Giant". Few men were more widely known in the sporting circles of London, for the few years he made the metropolis his home, than the burly, bigboned, gigantic landlord of "Bob's Chophouse," better known as the Castle, Holborn; the head-quarters of pugilism in the great days for a long series of years. Gregson was born July 21, 1778, at Heskin, three miles from Chorley, and ten from Preston, Lancashire, UK, to parents who possessed a farm of considerable extent, and married into wealth, Mary Owen.