Historical background

There have been Smallwoods in Gloucestershire from an early date, and a fuller analysis of the early family structure and related localities will be added here shortly.

John Smallwood (alias Winchcombe) was probably born in Winchcombe in Gloucestershire around 1465, and became a prominent clothier in Newbury, Berkshire, being known by the appellation 'Jack of Newbury'. His biography is outlined on the Berkshire History Website.


Documented trees

Tree Description Location Period Names
14 The Cordwainers from Gloucestershire Gloucestershire 1684-date 255
190 Early Smallwoods from Churcham in Gloucestershire  Gloucester 1763-1896 19
21 Mary Elizabeth Smallwood (born 1858) from Cheltenham  Cheltenham 1847-date 10
898 Walter William Smallwood from Cheltenham Cheltenham 1854-1941 4
188 Early Smallwoods from Gloucestershire who left Wills  Gloucester 1570-1674 2
573 John Smallwood from Malvern Cheltenham 1809-1908 2
897 John Smallwood from Gloucestershire Gloucestershire 1814-1892 2
570 John Smallwood from Westbury on Severn Westbury on Severn 1838-1904 1
890 Elizabeth Smallwood from Westbury Westbury 1866- 1


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