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The Ody Family 16th -19th Century by Frances Bevan

The Ody Family 16th -19th Century by Frances Bevan
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Article written by local historian Frances Bevan for the Friends of Lydiard Park Living History section of the website in July 2021. Frances traces several generations of the Ody family (late 16th- early 19th century), who farmed in and around Lydiard Tregoze. A fuller exploration of this family's history can be found in Report 39.

'....Early parish records for St Mary’s Church at Lydiard Tregoze reveal a Richard Ody confirming the appointment of the churchwardens in 1742....'

Frances Bevan
Research Paper
Friends of Lydiard Park
Friends of Lydiard Park
Last updated on:
Tuesday 7th September 2021

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