Dear Don, I am writing in reply to your query for Info on the Dryhurst or Kewn family dating back to 1800's in Liverpool, Ormskirk England I have extensive KEWN connections in Liverpool which can be accessed via my online database at Rootsweb : http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=amandataylor I noted you mentioned the DRYHUST name also and therefore thought you may be looking for connections to the marriage of Beatrice KEWN. I have previously corresponded with Donna GRASBY and although at that stage have not established Beatrice's ancestry, it is possible there is a connection to Thomas KEWN, Birth: 1855 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England Baptism: 13 AUG 1855 Saint Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire 1 Note: IGI Individual Record FamilySearch International Genealogical Index v5.0 British Isles THOMAS KEWN Male Christening: 13 AUG 1855 Saint Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Parents:Father: THOMAS KEWN Mother: ELIZABETH Messages: Extracted birth or christening record for Source Information: Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type: P020943 1854 - 1857 0093887 Film 6903233 Film Note: Possible birth registered same year as my ancestor ? Births Sep 1852 Kewn James Carroll W Derby 8b 273 Kewn Thomas W Derby 8b 255 As you may be aware Donna GRASBY is Looking for Thomas and Jessie Kewn 1800-1950 area and daughters Beatrice, Eddy one son and maybe another daughter. Her contact details can be found here : http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/message/5538/localities.britisles.england.lan.general/4747 also Looking for David Kerr Dryhurst who married Beatrice Kewn. Had two children in England David Born 1905 and Ethel Born 1907 sailed to Canada 1909 where they raised many other Children . http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/message/5538/localities.britisles.england.esx.general/753Father: possibly Thomas KEWN b: CA 1825 in Liverpool, Lancashire, Mother: Elizabeth, wife of Thomas KEWN Toxteth Park 1851 Census at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~bewickgenealogy/census/1851lancs.htm Z/11/115/MANN STREET/10 COURT NO 6/ J/THOMAS/KEWN/HEAD/MAR/28//SHIPWRIGHT/LAN/LIVERPOOL/ J/ELIZABETH/KEWN/W/MAR//27//LAN/LIVERPOOL/ J/JOHN/KEWN/SON//.417///LAN/LIVERPOOL/ J/MARGARET/CRIGHTON/VISITER/W//21//LAN/LIVERPOOL/ note : Household Record 1881 British Census Household: Name Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Thomas KEWN Head M Male 57 Lpool, Lancashire, England Occupation : Ship Carpenter (born ca1824) Elizabeth KEWN Wife M Female 56 Lpool, Lancashire, England Source Information: Dwelling 95 Howe St Census Place Everton, Lancashire, England Family History Library Film 1341877 Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio 3661 / 12 Page Number 18 I would be most interested to learn of your KEWN connections and would appreciate any information regarding the KEWN & DRYHURST families. I look forward to hearing from you. Kindest Regards Amanda --------------------------------- Find local movie times and trailers on Yahoo! Movies.