There are the First World War records of Rev Henry Cecil Franks MC , William Taylor Jones , Lieutenant John Rookhurst Platt who was at Eton and Oxford and killed near Ypres in 1916, and his cousins Captain Lionel Sydney Platt who was in the Royal Flying Corps, Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt who was in the 19th Hussars before transferring to the Coldstream Guards, Captain Edmond Wellesley who was also killed near Ypres in 1916 less than a month after his marriage, 2nd Lieutenant Charles Douglas Reid who was killed in the battle of the Somme at High Wood, Lieutenant Robert Ainslie Hamilton who was killed at Rossignol Wood, the Somme, during the German Spring offensive of 1918, and Captain Miles Radcliffe shot at Kemmel on 12 Dec 1914. Please also see summary of relatives who served in the war who served in the war.
Lieutenant Robert Thurston Greaves was killed in 1897 during a cavalry charge in the North West Frontier, and 2nd Lieutenant Cecil Sherman Platt died in the Boer War. Captain Benjamin Hall was awarded a silver cup for attempting to repulse the French at the battle of Carrickfergus in 1760 whilst heavily outnumbered. Ralph and William Stevenson fought at the Battle of Waterloo.
There is a funeral tribute, life in pictures, and letters to his mother whilst at school and in the Navy of David James Bridge.
Other notable people include John Dashwod Goldie who the Cambridge second boat is named after, Cyril Radcliffe who formed the Radcliffe line during the partition of India, and Andrew Fraser who was CEO of Barings bank during its collapse and Conservative party treasurer.
Those who emigrated to America, include John Briggs, a 'handcart pioneer' who was killed during the 1000 mile trek to Salt Lake City at Devil's Gate in a snowstorm, and Francis (Frank) Platt who Emigrated to America in 1859 and was listed as a Farmer in the 1880 census living at Deerfield, Lenawee, Michigan, USA.
In Russia, Andrei Danilovich Tashkeev was accused of being a Kulak and evicted along with his family from his farm in the Urals in 1930 and died the following year. Georgiy Petrovich Tashkeev was killed in Hungary during WW2, and his brother Nikolai Petrovich Tashkeev was never heard of again.
In the Tudor period, on Fi's side, notable people include Edward Neville who was beheaded at the Tower of London in 1538 for supporting his cousin Cardinal Reginald Pole (later to become Archbishop of Canterbury under Mary) who condemned Henry VIII for wanting a divorce and sought exile in France. Edward Neville's great,great,great grandfather was Edward III , and Edward Neville's granddaugher was Martha Throckmorton whose cousin, Elizabeth Throckmorton , was the wife of Sir Walter Raleigh . Martha's nephew was Robert Catesby , one of the main leaders in the Gun Powder Plot and her father was the MP Clement Throckmorton whose cousin was Catherine Parr , the 6th wife of Henry VIII .