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The Oporto British Forest

A collection of family trees of Oporto

British families and individuals


- Including over 1,000 British family names

- Entries dating back to the 12th century

- Regularly updated, an on-going research project

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What started as an exercise in early 2015 in recording the family tree of the Symington family in Oporto, Portugal, and

in particular in tracing the family’s link to Walter Maynard,

the first English consul in Oporto in the 17th century,

ultimately developed into a much wider exercise, that of recording the details of English/British individuals since

the 12th century who:

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  • Settled/lived in Oporto

  • Were born in Oporto

  • Were married in Oporto

  • Died in Oporto

  • Visited Oporto

  • Were connected to Oporto in some other way

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