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The Garfields in Hillmorton, Warwickshire

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 10:36:57 GMT

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 10:57:03 GMT

I have been researching my family (CARVELL) history for a number of years now and it traces back to a Thomas Carvell, son of William Corrall?, baptized 23 December 1610. I came across your old site some years ago linking the Garfields to Edward Garfield who was baptized in Hillmorton on 11 March 1583 (the son of Thomas and Agnes). I have had suspicions that Thomas Carvell's father was one of Edward's younger brothers. In the Parish records he is transcribed as William Garfyld baptized 14 March 1586 or 1587. I believe he married Margret Banneyasster? on 20 October 1607. I also I believe I have traced Margaret's birth to ? Bonneychastell baptized 6 October 1586. I have had questions over whether I have made a correct link, however I have recently completed the AncestryDNA test and this has thrown up a number of links to the Garfields of Watertown, MA. It would appear that there were at least three brothers; Edward and Thomas came over to the US in about 1630 and William remained in Hillmorton. The name appears to have morphed from Garfield to Carvell as there are no Carve ll references pre-1600 and all the Garfield references have gone by about 1650. I would first like to thank you as your site has been invaluable in helping me make these links and I will ensure I follow you and update you with any future developments. I am hoping to visit Warwick Records Office later today to view the original Parish Registers.