Richard Chilvers

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Warning! If you are interested in CHILVER(S) family history, the contents of this web site could seriously compromise your spare time - whatever that is!


My name is Richard CHILVERS (that's me above with the Spring sunshine of 2007 in my eyes) and some years ago I started a one-name study of the CHILVER(S) families.

I have done some crazy things in my life and as a friend from Australia has observed "I bet you wonder what you've got yourself into".

Well it has grown, and continues to grow, and I have a large collection of CHILVERS records from Civil Registration, Parish Records, Censuses and many family trees constructed from information supplied by family and other "cousins". If you have CHILVER(S) information that you are willing to exchange and share with others then why not email me. You never know, I might just have that missing link that you need and you can probably tell me much that I don't know.

The fun never stops and the family keeps growing. Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Tasmania, United Kingdom, USA - where next?


A CHILVERS surname DNA project is in progress.

See DNA page for details

  Births, Marriages and Deaths   1837 - 1930 from the General Record Indexes  
  Chilvers "Strays" from Bev Weston (see also Links page)  
  Chilvers Family Tales - space for your family stories
  Churches that have special significance to the Chilver(s)  
  DNA Project  
  Links Page  
  Maps showing migration within England & Wales  
  Marriages 1555 - 1920 from Parish Records & other sources  
  Miscellaneous References  
  Newsletter - the current state of the One-Name Study  
  Publications of interest to Chilvers researchers
  Origins of the surname  
  Serendipity or how luck plays a part in family history research  
  Service Records  
  Surnames from families in the CHILVERS database  
  Transgressors & Deportations  
  Wanted Chilvers.    A query page for Chilver(s) seekers  


Why not e-mail me with your comments?

Better still, tell me about your  CHILVERS.

Richard Chilvers

 The Chilvers Connection 17 January 2008