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Linkpendium Sherwood Families - a useful site for links to Sherwood resources.
Ron Sherwood in Colorado has an interesting site at http://www.sherwoodsweb.com/ for all things "Sherwood" - A reference for all things related to Sherwood and the Sherwood family name. Contains details of many notable American Sherwoods & a definition of the 'Sherwood Number' in fluid mechanics!
www.williams-history.org Stacey Sherwood in Sydney, Australia is descended from John Sherwood b 1776, Millbrook, Bedfordshire and transported to Aus. as a convict. The site has photo's and brief story of ancestry back to 1600.
Rob Sherwood in Australia has traced his family back to a baptism at Clothall, Herts, in 1744, his ancestors moved to Weston, Herts, before moving to Fowlmere,
Cambs, by 1810, and later still emigrating to Australia. Even if you are not
related, the site is well worth a visit to see the wide range of documents
consulted to fill in details of his ancestors' lives. It also includes some
interesting information about the places where they lived.
Alan Wootton is tracing his Sherwoods in the Streatley area of Berkshire: http://groups.msn.com/WoottonFamily/ The site has some interesting old Sherwood photos and data.
Ben H. Sherwood <email@example.com> wishes to find the English origins of his Great X 8 Grandfather Hugh Sherwood who was born in England in 1632. His father was Francis Sherwood who also came to America. Hugh settled in Talbot County, Maryland in 1661 and started a tobacco plantation. Talbot County is on the Eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Hugh lived near St. Michaels, Maryland. He received land grants from Lord Baltimore and before he died he owned hundreds of acres of land. Hugh was literate and an inventory of his personal belongings when he died showed several books. He was a Vestryman at St. Michaels Parish and was also involved in the Maryland government as a representative of Talbot County. Ben was born in Indiana but moved to Illinois when he was 3." (Click here to visit Ben's website & see a picture of him).
Sally Lloyd has a site about her Sherwood family in Shropshire and the Birmingham area.
Our member, Mark Sherwood has a blog on Sherwood Family History & Genealogy.
Apart from the Rootsweb surname list, there is also a Sherwood Genealogy Forum on Genforum.
Cyndi's List - an indispensable site for Genealogists. If you don't look anywhere else go here!
If you are trying to contact a long-lost Sherwood cousin, The Genes Reunited website www.genesreunited.co.uk has many incidences of our surname, and you can also add your own family tree or GEDCOM file.