Well after a few months double checking all the data I had on the tree that tied in with mine after the breaking down of the brick wall I’ve now managed to add the rest of the information. Far too many to individually list here so you’ll just have to either go to the top of the tree and work down to see who’s there, or if you belong to this tree find your nearest ancestor and then work up the tree, or alternatively find who you’re looking for in the index. If you have any problems don’t hesitate to contact me. I shall now spend time on more research on those members of the tree that don’t have very much information.
I have added the outlines of the three generations back from John Shrubsole b ca 1771 after breaking down a brick wall of many years. It is only the outline at the moment, as I am in the process of double checking & adding to all the information I have on these three generations. I will add to it as often as I can.
I have updated the ‘Other Shrubsole’ section on the website. I have redone the descendant reports to include new found research & have added some diagrams of the trees; they are not easy to add & there is some slight blurring on some of it but I think it is all readable. I know some people prefer the diagrams to the reports so I have now got both types. More will be added over the next few days.
I have recently been contacted by previously unknown relatives in Canada after they discovered this website. We have exchanged information & they have very kindly given me some lovely photographs which can be seen on page 14 of the photo pages.
I have adjusted dates and details on the Wratten & Newman families as I’ve come across them.
On the last update I said Charles Shrubsole’s son was now on the WWI Centenary pages but I forgot to add the link! My apologies for that; I have amended it and William James Shrubsole 1884-1916 can now be found on page 6 of the WWI Centenary pages.
The Faversham Shrubsole page is in the process of getting details added but it will not be finished before this update is done on 31st August but should be finished within the next couple of weeks, so if you are interested perhaps you’d like to pop back then & have a look.
I have started a SHRUBSOLE group on Facebook. The aim is to get as many Shrubsole/Shrubshall/Shrubsall researchers join so we can all exchange ideas and help one another out & maybe even break down some brick walls. It’s a very quick way of communicating with more than one person which may prove very useful when trying to solve a problem. Obviously it is in its infancy at the moment but the more members we get the better it should become, so please if you are a facebook member request to join (it is a closed group). You can find the link on “The Shrubsole Families” facebook page here on the main Shrubsole page of this website.
I have also slowly started adding family members to the Live of the First World War website which can be found here http://www.livesofthefirstworldwar.org
It’s aim is to help tell the life stories and add known facts about the 8 million who served in WWI. I think it’s a great way to remember them by having all their details on one site. If you’ve not visited this site it is well worth a look & maybe you can add some information to it.
Last year I added something, along with a poppy, to all the Shrubsoles that I could & any other family members that I knew of, on the Every Man Remembered website. For those of you who have not yet come across it the url is