DESCENDENTS and relatives of Benjamin King (c1663-1757) are warmly invited to a King family gathering at the Methodist Chapel Lyndhurst Road, Landford on Saturday, April 12.

Family trees, photos, newspaper cuttings or other items would be welcome. Please let us know if you are able to come. A large number of local families are linked with this stem of the King family.

Contact Joan King on 01803 267688 or joan.king 22@ or margaret.legg

Joan King, Paignton

I AM tracing my Beal family history and would like to hear from anyone regarding this name.

Descendants of William and Joseph Beal lived in the Salisbury and Devizes areas.

Any information would be welcome. I can be reached at

Marilyn Hill (née Beal), Australia