oops! - so typing is not my forte!! My great g'g'g'g'grandfather was John Applin of Iwerne Minster, born 1693. his g'grand sons were John and Thomas - half brothers. my family comes from Thomas, Fiona Bain (see correspondence)comes from John.
I lose track of Thomas,b 1795, who I beleive re-appears in London for his sons wedding 1846. certainly his fathers will fits such a move because "Power is reserved for Thomas Applin to obtain the like grant when he shall apply" - so he wasn't there in 1842 when his fathers will was proved. I am also trying to find details of Thomas son Robert b C. 1824 but to no avail thus far. Are you a Darset Applin too m'dear? regards john