Looking for records of my Grandfather George Trollip and his family from the 1800s and 1900s

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Who is my white Trollip family and why is my granddads name not here or nothing mentioned about him. He married  a coloured women and was disowned  because of that. He  died in 1963 and was buried in the coloured grave yard outskirts of Bedford.
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What country would this specific town of Bedford be in?
Bedford, South Africa.  Sorry his name was John Trollip

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There are a lot of Bedfords's on the planet. Can you say what country and county? Do you know wife's name marriage year, birth years and locations?

George Trollope

England and Wales Census, 1881

Name George Trollope
Event Type Census
Event Date 1881
Event Place Bethnal Green, London,Middlesex, England
Registration District Bethnal Green
Residence Note Essex St
Gender Male
Age 8
Marital Status (Original) Single
Occupation Scholar
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Birth Year (Estimated) 1873
Birthplace Mile End, Middlesex, England
Page Number 8
Registration Number RG11
Piece/Folio 419/74
Affiliate Record Type Household






Frederick Trollope Head M 35 Shipdham, Norfolk, England
Sarah Trollope Wife F 32 England
George Trollope Son M 8 Mile End, Middlesex, England
Elizabeth Trollope Daughter F 7 Mile End, Middlesex, England
Frederick Trollope Son M 4 Bethl Green, Middlesex, England
Ellen Trollope Daughter F 3 Bethl Green, Middlesex, England
Charles Trollope Son M 2 Bethl Green, Middlesex, England
Sarah Trollope Daughter F 0 Bethl Green, Middlesex, England
James Allard Lodger M 28 (British Subject)

Citing this Record

"England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27S-D6MC : 8 December 2017), George Trollope in household of Frederick Trollope, Bethnal Green, London,Middlesex, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 8, Piece/Folio 419/74, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,260.


answered by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (1.7m points)
We never had "coloured" graveyards in England. Douglas must be referring to the US.
Maybe Douglas will clarify which state Mr. Trollop died in in 1863 and what county in the outskirts of Bedford. .
Sorry. Its Bedford, South Africa
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Ernest Arthur George Trollip

South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers

Name Ernest Arthur George Trollip
Event Type Baptism
Event Date 23 Jun 1912
Event Place Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Parent Name Herbert James Trollip
Parent 2 Name Kathleen Amelia Trollip
Page 141
Entry Number 572

Citing this Record

"South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KYJZ-DHB : 6 August 2017), Ernest Arthur George Trollip, 23 Jun 1912; citing Baptism, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, p. 141, William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg.


View the original document. The original may contain more information than was indexed.

South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004

Digital Folder Number 005029067
Image Number 00072
answered by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (1.7m points)
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William George Trollip

South Africa, Cape Province, Western Cape Archives Records, 1792-1992

birth: 1932

marriage: 12 March 1955 East London, East London, Cape, South Africa

spouse: Valerie Esther Dressel    


George Dakin Marsh Trollip

South Africa, Methodist Parish Registers, 1822-1996

baptism: 22 January 1882 Grahamstown, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

father: Jonathan Stephen Trollip

mother: Agnes Crawford Trollip    


George Arthur Trollip

South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records (Stellenbosch Archive), 1690-2011

birth: 1934

residence: Grahamstown

marriage: 24 December 1955 Grahamstown, Albany, Cape Province, South Africa

spouse: Petronella Aletta Nel    


Edwin George Mildenhall Trollip

South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004

spouse: Dorothy Mary Trollip

child: Alfreda Gasper Trollip
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