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Barbara Willard (British Novelist)
Barbara Willard (British Novelist)
Barbara Willard (1909-94) was a writer of historical children's fiction. Among her best-known works are the 'Mantlemass Chronicles', including The Lark and the Laurel (1970). She wrote many other novels for children and several others for adults.

Family: Willard/ Goodale family
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Constance Binney (actress)
Constance Binney (actress)
Constance Binney was born on June 28, 1896 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for A Bill of Divorcement (1922), The Stolen Kiss (1920) and First Love (1921). She was married to Leonard Cheshire, Charles E. Cotting and Henry Wharton Jr. She died on November 15, 1989 in Whitestone, Long Island, New York.

Family: Gray, Wilson
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Dale Robertson (actor)
Dale Robertson (actor)
Dayle Lymoine Robertson was an American actor best known for his starring roles on television. He played the roving investigator Jim Hardie in the television series Tales of Wells Fargo and Ben Calhoun, the owner of an incomplete railroad line in Iron Horse.

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Media Date: 18 SEP 1952
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Edmund Willard (British actor)
Edmund Willard (British actor)
Edmund Willard was born on December 19, 1884 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He was an actor, known for Dark Journey (1937), Phantom Ship (1935) and The Iron Duke (1934). He died on October 6, 1956 in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England.

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Edward Smith Willard (British actor)
Edward Smith Willard (British actor)
Edward Smith Willard was born in Brighton and beginning in 1869 played varied roles, including Romeo and Macduff. His first appearance in London was in 1875, and in 1876 he played Antonio with Charles Rice as Shylock. He then went back to the provincial theatres that same year where over the next five years he played such Shakespeare characters as Edmund, Benedick, Iago, and Macbeth.He returned to London in 1881 and eventually joined the company of Wilson Barrett, staying with him until 1886. During those years with Barrett he had an opportunity to play Claudius in Measure for Measure and Iachimo in Cymbeline. He left Barrett and next played Macbeth in 1888. He went on tour to American from 1890 until 1894, where in his repertory he included Hamlet. Over the next few years he moved back and forth between England and America until he retired from acting in 1906. When he did return to the stage it was for benefit performances, once playing Brutus in 1911. We do not hear his name often now, but E. S. Willard was an important actor who did much to keep Shakespeare's plays on the boards.

Family: Willard/ Goodale family
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Faire Binney (actress)
Faire Binney (actress)
Faire Binney was born on August 24, 1900 in Morristown, New Jersey, USA as Frederica Gertrude Binney. She was an actress, known for Open Your Eyes (1919), The Girl from Porcupine (1921) and What Fools Men Are (1922).

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James Ackley Maxwell (actor)
James Ackley Maxwell (actor)
James Maxwell was an American actor, theatre director and writer, particularly associated with the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester. James is from my wife's side of the family.

Family: Maxwell, Fleming (spouse side)
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John F Kennedy (politician, President of the United States)
John F Kennedy (politician, President of the United States)
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 - November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK and Jack, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his work as president concerned relations with the Soviet Union and Cuba. A Democrat, Kennedy represented Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate prior to becoming president.

Family: Kennedy/ Jameson/ Platt/ Keely family (10th cousin twice removed)
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John Milroy (1660-1685,  Covenantor)
John Milroy (1660-1685, Covenantor)
John and his brother Gilbert Milroy were Covenanters in Wigtown, Scotland. Covenanters were those people in Scotland who signed the National Covenant in 1638. They signed this Covenant to confirm their opposition to the interference by the Stuart kings in the affairs of the Presbyterian Church of Scotland. John was hanged and Gilbert sent as a slave to Jamaica during the "Killing Times". Gilbert was eventually pardoned and returned home to Scotland.
John and Gilbert Milroy are my 7th great uncles. I'm a descendant of their youngest brother Patrick Milroy my 7th great grandfather.
*Some genetic evidence with two DNA matches between their brother William Milroy's descendants and myself.

Family: Milroy family
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Piri Sciascia (Maori leader, University Administrator) DNA
Piri Sciascia (Maori leader, University Administrator) DNA
Piri John Ngarangikaunuhia Sciascia ONZM was a New Zealand Maori leader, kapa haka exponent, and university administrator. From 2016 until his death, he served as kaumatua and advisor to the governor-general and government of New Zealand.
Piri and I determined our connection to be through the McGregor family of Scotland.

Family: MacGregor/McGregor family
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Rob Roy (Outlaw, Folk Hero)
Rob Roy (Outlaw, Folk Hero)
Rob Roy, byname of Robert MacGregor, (baptized March 7, 1671, Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland-died December 28, 1734, Balquhidder, Perthshire), noted Highland outlaw whose reputation as a Scottish Robin Hood was exaggerated in Sir Walter Scott's novel Rob Roy (1818) and in some passages in the poems of William Wordsworth. He frequently signed himself Rob Roy ("Red Rob"), in reference to his dark red hair.

Family: MacGregor/McGregor family
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Media Date: 1820
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Sir Eric Anderson KT FRSE (teacher)
Sir Eric Anderson KT FRSE (teacher)
SIR Eric Anderson, who has died aged 83, was arguably the most influential school teacher in Britain of his era.

In the course of an astonishing career he was pivotal in the education of Prince Charles, Boris Johnson, Tony Blair, David Cameron, Rory Stewart and Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury. He was a tutor, also, to the Princess of Wales after her marriage to Charles.

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Sir Ernest Fisk (businessman & inventor)
Sir Ernest Fisk (businessman & inventor)
The recipient of the first wireless transmission between England and Australia. Ernest is a 4th cousin once removed from the Field side of the family.

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Sir Roger Hollis (spy, director of MI5)
Sir Roger Hollis (spy, director of MI5)
Roger is the nephew of Canon Thomas Field.

Family: Field
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