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Posted by: William Kilvert (ID *****1371) Date: July 09, 2003 at 19:52:28
In Reply to: Re: Searching tips by Matt Kilvert of 351

Further to Kilveet and Kylvert, there are:-

- Killvart Andrew, ch.12.6.1736. St. Nicholas, Liverpool Lancs.
- Killvert Annam, ch.1.1.1728. Market Drayton, Shropshire.
- Kilvard John, ch.4.2.1663. Preston Gubbals, Shropshire.
- Kylvarte Alys, ch.25.3.1623. Preston Gubbals, Shropshire.
- Killvarte Andrewe, ch.17.3.1631. Wem, Shropshire.
- Kilvarte, Isabell, ch.2.2.1612. Preston Gubbals, Shropshire.
- Kylvart George, ch.22.1.1598. Morton Corbet, Shropshire.
- Killford Clarinda, ch.4.4.1819. Wylye, Wiltshire.
- Kilvort Elizabeth, ch. 23.10.1758. Myddle, Shropshire.
- Kilfert Elizabeth, ch.28.6.1795. Church Aston, Shropshire.
- Kylvord John, ch.2.4.1587. Fitz, Shropshire.
- Killveard John, vh.16.1.1780. Eyton Upon the Weald Moors, Shropshire.
- Kilfort Joseph, ch.25.10.1795. Wellington, Shropshire.
- Kelvert Joseph, ch.21.7.1823. Whittington, Shropshire.
- Kilbert Elizabeth, ch.2.5.1763. St. Chad, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
- Kilbart Thomas, m.28.1.1550. Leebotwood, Shropshire.

Other names that could be Kilverts:-

- Kilford Clarinda, ch.24.5.1876. Fishert on Anger, Wiltshire.
- Kilverd Roger, ch.7.5.1643. Wesrbury on Severn, Glous.
- Kylverd Anne, ch.4.3.1575. Sevenoaks, Kent.
- Kiluerte Barberry, ch.19.5.1653. St. Peter-le-Poer, London.
- Kelverth Henry, b.c1590. Redruth, Cornwall.
- Kilvarde Joyce, ch.28.11.1585. Cripplegate, London.
- Kylverde Walter, ch.22.3.1583. Westbury on Severn, Glous.
- Kildbert James, ch.23.3.1794. St. Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent.
- Kilburd Sarah, ch.20.10.1824. St. Martin in the Field, London.
- Kulver Elizabeth, ch.11.11.1638. Stepney, London.

There are a number of Kilford's in the South West of England, however in the 1600's the name appeared in the Shropshire records. Maybe this name was Kilvert initially and was mispelled and travelled to the South West of England as Kilford. As can be seen above, other names viz:- Kylverde, Kilverd, Kelverth were in the South West.

There is a family in Wylye, Wiltshire that could be Kilvert or Kilford. There appears to be more "Kilvert" christenings, than "Kilford", however, there was a strong Kilvert influence in the church in Wiltshire and Somerset at the time and the vicar could have written the wrong name down as most of the people of the time were illiterate.

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