The Bower & Collier Family History

Research by Colin Bower

Find the Lady!

Final Report
- Appendix 4

People & Organisations contacted

I wrote to the following organisations to promote the Project and seek help:

St Barbe Museum
Efford Cottage (no response)
Owners of 6 Highfield and Hoopers Hill House
Re. 8 Sion Place, Sion Hill, Leeds (still no trace)
- Yorkshire Archaeological Society, West Yorkshire Archives Service Central Library, Leeds
West Galway Family History Society (no response)

The following steps were taken to promote the Project:

- Publication of the Project in my web-site:

- Entries in the Family Tree Magazine and Hampshire Family Historian
- Letter to the New Milton Advertiser & Lymington Times (A & T)
- I gave copies of Interim Reports to:
local historians
local libraries and
local history groups in the Lymington area.

Responses received

There have been a number of responses about the Neufville Family, St Barbe Family and Rooke Family.

- A descendant of Leonard & Elizabeth Rooke of Formosa House, Lymington e-mailed me from Canada so that I was able to match a number of entries in the Calling Book.
- Arthur Lloyd drew my attention to West Park where there is a monument to Sir Eyre Coote, and Alice Hargreaves (believed to be Alice of Alice in Wonderland)
- I am particularly indebted to Jude James for his help described in Section 2 of the Report.

Colin Bower
31 October 2009

Final Report

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