Well its almost two years since I have made any significant updates or added any new information to Thrale.com. My time has gone into rebuilding the website based on a database. It has been a success, but it took me an inconceivably long time, with at one time when I lost several months work when I had to start over again from scratch.
Articles that would benefit from more information or background. Can you help provide this?
The Thrale family originated around the Hundred of Flitt in Bedfordshire and of its parishes Clophill, Barton, Gravenhurst (Upper & Lower). Higher Gobian and Pulloxhill are of special significance, but paramount is the parish of Luton with its manors of East and West Hyde which border on to the hamlet of Thrale's End. Thrales End is a little hamlet on the Bedfordshire / Hertfordshire border, north of Harpenden, four miles from Sandridge and five miles from St Albans.
This page also contains details of the earliest records for Thrales from 1309 until 1616.
p>An account of all residences Hester or Henry are known to have had in Bath or Bristol.
Hester lived in numerous homes in London, with first husband Henry and then with second husband Gabriel. This article details what is known about these London homes - temporary and permanent.
There are also Thrale and Thrall families originating from Nottingham.
A new UK Thrall branch was added to the Thrale.com family tree in March 2016. The earliest Thrall on the branch of the tree is Roger Thrall born 1667. Please do let me know of any changes or additions.
It is not yet know how - or if - this branch of Nottingham Thralls are related to the Hertfordshire Thrale branch.
- Hester Thrale 1741 - 1821.
- Gabriel Piozzi (Hester Thrale's second Husband).
Hester Thrale also inherited some family property in at Bodvel, North Wales (near Pwellhi). This included two churches. Little is known of this.
Anchor brewery in Southwark was established by James Monger the Elder of Southwark in 1616 in the grimly-named Dead Man's Place, next to the site where the original Globe Theatre used to stand after it was burnt down in 1613. Monger was a Citizen and Clothworker of London.
In 1665 the brewhouse was in the tenure and occupation of James Monger, the Godson of the founder who had died in 1657. Halsey amassed a large fortune supplying beer to the army.
Princess Elizabeth thanked the Thrale family for hiding and securing her escape at Nomansland from Queen Mary between 1556 and 1558. When Elizabeth became Queen she repaid the Thrale family by giving them the family arms and a broad arrow.