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I'm looking for information on the SELLWOOD (or) SELWOOD family. I have traced my great-great grandparents back to 1806 when my great-great-grandfather was born Richard SELLWOOD in Brinkworth, Wiltshire. He had 6 sons and 3 daughters and he married his wife Martha SMITH on the 19/10/1835 in Brinkworth, Wiltshire. If you know any other information, please contact me ... Thanks
Looking for my father Stephen Joseph BATES, last seen in London (in 1983)
I am looking for my father Stephen Joseph BATES last seen in London in 1983. He had a relationship with my mother, Patricia HERRON, which finished in 1984 - when I was only 3 months old. If anyone has any information about his current, or past, location ... or any other information to pass on, then please email me. Thanks Stephanie Herron
Searching for Brian G. DURHAM of Grantham or surrounding area (Lincolnshire)
I am looking for Mr. Brian G. DURHAM of Grantham, Lincolnshire (or surrounding area). He was at one time married to Patricia Ann MELDRUM & they had a son named Stephen in December 1962. He later went on to marry Christine SPEERS in 1972 & they have 3 children (2 boys & 1 girl). I have been searching for Brian, for many years & unable to get any further. So if this rings a bell to anyone, then please e-mail me as it would mean so much to my girls & myself; as I have been told that Brian is their Grandfather & they would like to meet him so much. Thank you so much & good luck to you all, Dawn
Searching for specific family members from the WYER family, originally from NORFOLK ...
I am looking for the children and further descendents of Robert WYER, b: 1822, Carbrooke, Norfolk and Eliza GREY, b:1823, Saham Toney, Norfolk. Specifically, Fanny WYER, b: 1852, Carbrooke, Norfolk. Last known whereabouts; 1881 census, at home age 29, at Wick Farm, Carbrooke, dressmaker // Also of Emily WYER, b: 1863, Carbrooke, Norfolk, Married John Jabez WRIGHT 1890 in Watton, Norfolk. Last known whereabouts 1891 census, living with John and his 3 children in East Dereham, Norfolk. We know that John Jabez WRIGHT died in 1894 // Also of Arthur WYER b: 1867, Carbrooke, Norfolk. We believe we found his marriage which took place in 1887, Watton, Norfolk, to a Harriet Ellen BARKER.
Also from the same family line we are trying to find any links to the children of Alfred WYER b: 1856, Carbrooke, Norfolk, and his Wife's Mary Ann CROWE b: 1854 Little Cressingham, Norfolk: Walter WYER, b:1883, d: 1918 // Edwin Frank WYER, b: 1885 m: 1913 to Ethel Maud SMITH, in Walsingham, Norfolk, d: 1918, buried in VIS-EN-ARTOIS, Pasde Calais, France // Luther Alfred WYER, b: 1888. ... Thank you, firstname.lastname@example.org
Iím looking for Alice CROWSTON born 1919 & came from Leeds
Alice CROWSTON born 1919, lived in Leeds, she was the relative of my grandmother Kathleen CROWSTON 1920. Alice seem to disappear when my grandmother was in her late teens and we've never known what happened to her. If anyone has any information about Alice CROWSTON please get in touch. My Grandma seems to remember Alice worked in a factory called ĎPricesí. Thank you, Claire McGuire, Leeds
Looking for descendants of Mark WARE and his wife Jane DENNIS
Mark was born in 1820 in Galhampton, England and he had a brother Matthew born 1818. Mark and Jane came to Australia in 1857 on board the William Thomas Arthur Pleasants ship. They had six children with them and a baby was born during the trip but didn't survive. The sixth child born in 1856 George married Emily MORGAN in 1883 in Maryborough, Queensland. Marks parents were William WARE and Ann SMART and I think they came from North Cadbury, Somersetshire. I would love to hear about William and Ann and any descendants of Mark and Jane. I would really appreciate any information. Thank you, June
Looking for parents of John BRAMWELL born 1843 in the Gateshead area
I am looking for the descendants of a Sidney SELLARS[ERS] or possibly SELLECK who as a young man probably worked at the ROF in the meadows during WW11. He may have come from the Ruddington area. Thank You for your help, Victoria
Seeking info. about Thomas & Hannah MARTIN & their dau Mary Ann ; of Hardwick, Derbyshire
I'm seeking information about Thomas and Hannah MARTIN of Hardwick Hall. I have the original birth certificate of their daughter Mary Ann MARTIN who was born July 19th 1818. We have been able to trace this information from family records, which show that a 19 year old Mary Ann MARTIN came to America from Bristol, England; sailing on the ĎCosmosí to New York (on 2 April 1852) at total cost of 6 pounds. If anyone has any information I would appreciate your help. Respectfully, Eric M. Shockley
Looking for any descendants of George BORRETT and Elizabeth DAY & their son John
I would like to get in touch with any descendants of George BORRETT and Elizabeth DAY, married 03 Feb 1803 at Flixton by Bungay, Suffolk. I have reason to believe their son John BORRETT, born 14 June 1808 & christened 25 June 1808 at Redenhall With Harleston, Norfolk, may be my 3rd great grandfather. My ancestor John BORRETT married Catherine GARDENER and was a coachman in the London area, listed in the 1851 census at Greenwich, Kent. He had passed away before the 1861 census. Children of John BORRETT & Catherine GARDENER are: Mary Ann BORRETT (m. JONES), John Henry Edmund BORRETT (died young), Anna BORRETT, John Hurren BORRETT, Lucy Ann BORRETT, Caroline BORRETT (m. CHEETHAM), & Catherine Day BORRETT (m. THORNE). Please contact me if any of this is familiar, Best regards, Wayne R. Pfaff.
Looking for info. Re: my great, great grandfather John MUTON & wife Elizabeth LANSDOWN
I'm looking for My great, great grandfather John Muton. I know he was in Dudley worcester in 1847, this was where my great grandfather James MUTON, his son, was born. James married Elizabeth LANSDOWN in Bristol & in the parish church of St.Mary, Redcliff 1866. I would like to find John MUTONís family and learn his parents name so that I can search back further. Thank You Myrna Morrison (nee) Muton
I'm looking for information regarding James (Jim) Alexander McQUEEN second family
I have recently discovered that my Grandfather (Major) James Alexander McQUEEN had another three daughters in the late 1930s and early 40s after he separated from my Grandmother in 1937. He was born on 21st April 1898 in Aberdeen, Scotland and died on 26 July 1948 in Burnley Lancashire England, then buried in Hawick Roxburghshire Scotland. Any information of these three girls and their mother would be appreciated. Many Thanks, Donald McQueen.
Looking for any info on a Rose SMITH who lived at Little Bentley Hall, Essex
I'm looking for any info on a Rose SMITH who lived at Little Bentley Hall, Essex, England during 1890 does anyone have any history on Little Bentley Hall and it's inhabitants during the 1800/1900's? If so mail me Thank you Alison.
Iím looking for the PATTEN & DARLING families from Durham
Sarah DARLING of Sunderland, Durham wed Charles PATTEN of Newcastle on Tyne. They had three children: Margaret; Charles & Grace. Iím looking for ancestors or anyone else researching the surnames of PATTEN & DARLING. Thanks, June
Looking for information regarding the family of Moses WHEELDON of Derbyshire
The family of Moses Wheeldon (Born Monyash Derbyshire c. 1822) are having difficulty tracing a record for his birth and marriage. I have found Moses on the 1881 Census when he had moved to the Eckington area of Derbyshire. He was married to a Jane in 1881. Can anyone help as I have hit a brick wall with him. Thanks.
Looking for information regarding Edward GIBBONS & William Thomas GIBBONS
I am looking for ancestors or descendants of Edward GIBBONS b.1881 Wiltshire and William Thomas GIBBONS b. Arkwright Town, Bolsover 1914. Areas following Worksop Notts and Mansfield. Edward was married to Rose Emma SIDDLE. William Thomas was first married to Harriet MASSARELLI 1935 and later married Violet VOISE. Any information would be very gratefully recieved. Many thanks, S. Tucker
Looking for information regarding Peter DELAHAYE & his family of North Shields
I'm looking for the marriage of Thomas LUCAS born 1919 or 1925 in Llangurig, Montgomery and Louisa Frances COOPER born 1839 or 1841 in Ryde Isle of Wight. The first child of whom I have a record (1871 census) is also called Thomas LUCAS born c. 1859. I can find no record of his birth either. By 1871 the family is living in Islington where all the 12 children found so far were born and where both Thomas and Louisa died in 1891 and 1912 respectively. (I have death certs.) ... LUCAS offspring: Thomas (1859); Edward (1860); Ernest (1863); Emily (1864); Florence (1866 - married Noel CHEESEWRIGHT 1886, but was a widow in 1901 census); Sydney (1870 - married Rhoda/Rhode, who became an LCC councillor and campaigned against turnstile entrances in ladies' toilets!); Albert (1873); Minnie (1873 - twin to Albert?); Winifred (1875 - married Richard TARRY 1895. She died in 1962); Edith (1870 - possibly the twin of my Grandmother Amy Gertrude, who married James BALLS...their children also born in Islington and, finally, Grace (1881). However, I always understood there to have been 18 little LUCASí...does anyone know about any more?
I have photos of Thomas LUCAS and Louisa COOPER, but have searched the PRO microfiche to no avail to find their marriage and, therfore, their ancestors. I have found references to a Ted LUCAS, boxer of Islington, but doubt if he be the above Edward - but I'd be happy to be contradicted. If anyone out there knows anything, regarding descendants of any of the children listed, it would be much appreciated. Thank you, Robina Dexter
Looking for birth details of Harry (Harold) BAXTER-GREEN (or maybe just BAXTER)
Hi am looking for the birth certificate or baptism details of my Father, who was born Feb 17th 1882 in Newton, Chester. His name should be Harry BAXTER-GREEN, but may be Harold or just BAXTER; his sister Mary Polly goes by the name BAXTER & she was born July 8th 1884 in Birth Vale, Hayfield, Derbyshire. Any help or information would be much appreciated, Many Thanks Alvin Green
Looking for details regarding the families of SIMMONS & BREWIS (from Staffordshire area)
My ancestors & family come from is Staffordshire. I am looking for details reagrding my own surname SIMMONS and also my mothers maiden name, which is BREWIS. Both these families, I think, come from Stafford area, although it is thought BREWIS could possibly come from Liverpool or possibly even Norway! please e-mail me if you have any information, Thank you, Harriet Simmons
Looking for relatives of Henry Ronald DEELEY who married Florence May LAWLEY
I am trying to complete my family tree on my fathers side. Trying to locate relatives of my grandfather Henry Ronald DEELEY, originally from Smethwick area. He married Florence May LAWLEY who was licensee of ĎThe Wagon & Horsesí on Oldbury Rd, Smethwick. They moved to 10 Downing St, Olton where my father, Kenneth William Howard DEELEY, was born in 1902. They moved to Long Eaton in Derbyshire about 5 or six years later (not sure of date) & I believe my grandfather had a brother George DEELEY. Henry Ronald DEELEY was an engineer and employed in a managerial position at Birmingham Carriage & Wagon Works. His father & my great grandfather (name not known) was in the glass industry in Birmingham. I hope someone out there can help, Regards John M Deeley
I am looking for Rosalind McILWEE, formerly NORLEY ... from Plympton, Plymouth, Devon
I am looking for a lady called Rosalind McILWEE (formerly NORLEY); I know she used to reside at Plymton in Plymouth, Devon, UK. She had a daughter in May 1993 (or 1994). Any information would help me a lot; I do also know that her parents are called John & Ivy NORLEY
I am looking for descendants of John GIBBS & his wife Elizabeth (nee Unknown) of Tottenham
I am looking for descendants of John GIBBS & his wife Elizabeth (nee Unknown) of Tottenham, London, they had 6 or 7 children. John GIBBS was one of 15 children of his father Mr. Charles GIBBSs and wife (name unknown). Eldest son John believed to have emigrated to Canada 1940's? If any one has any details regarding this family please contact me. Many Thanks, Joan Swintuch nee. Gibbs (of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada)
Looking for ancestors in 1871 census, or other info Re: the ATKINSON or HUTCHINS families
Can anyone please help me find these people in the 1871 census or any of their descendants elsewhere & at any time. Iím Looking for Francis James ATKINSON aged approx 14 yrs (in 1871) and Amelia HUTCHINS aged 9 (in 1871), these are my maternal great grandparents. Francis James ATKINSON born abt.1857 Greenwich/Maidstone, Kent & died in 1934 New Road Plumstead in his caravan. Francisí fathers name was James ATKINSON however his mother and siblings are unknown.
Amelia HUTCHINS born 1862 at Church Road, Poplar & died 1942 St Nicholas hospital, Plumstead. Home address was 52 John Wilson St, Plumstead. Ameliaís father was James HUTCHINS and mother was Amelia WESTON; her sister Sarah married George INWARD at Greenhythe in Kent.
Francis and Amelia were married December 1877 at St James The Great, Bethnal Green, Middlesex. (no address just residing) all their known children given on various census.
On 1881 Census found at 36 Clarkson Street, Westham, Essex - Frances daughter aged 1 year Canningtown, Essex (died) ... Found on 1891 census at 12 Ringwood Road, Westham, Essex - Susan 1881 Canningtown, Essex || James 1883 Pondersend (died 1952 Lewisham, London) || Lily 1887 Maidstone, Kent || Thomas 1891 Silvertown, Essex ... In 1901 census found in 2 vans adjoining Griffin Manorway, Plumstead, Kent. However their surname is incorrectly spelt as ADKINS - Rose 1894 Maidstone, Kent || Joseph 1896 Maidstone, Kent || Frank 1899 Plumstead, Kent. Florence 1902 (where) my nan died 1996 Lewisham & was married in August 1920 at St. Augustines Belverdere, Erith, Kent. She married William Walter WARD 1899-1942 both buried at Hithergreen cemetary. Any information much appreciated, regards, Julia Emery (Colchester, Essex)
Looking for information regarding Ambrose WILLIAMS born 1725 in England or Wales?
I'm looking for ancestors or living descendants of Ambrose WILLIAMS, born 1725 - probably in England but of Welsh lineage. A deed of land in Wight County Virginia (USA) states that Ambrose WILLIAMS was granted land there along with Richard KERBY (or KERLEY). It reads, in part "To be held of us, our heirs and successors as of our Manor at East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and Common Soccage and not in cople or by Knight's Service". I am unable to find the location of this WILLIAMS/KERBY/KERLEY Manor but assume it, certainly, was in England. Any help will be appreciated and would delight in corresponding with anyone who descends from Ambrose WILLIAMS or Richard KERLEY from county of Kent in England.
Looking for info. regarding family of Henry LOWE & his wife Esther Jane (nee HODKINGSON)
I'm looking for information on Henry LOWE born in Lea, Derbyshire. His wife Esther Jane HODKINGSON was born in Cromford, Derbyshire & he married her there in 1879. They had a son Robert LOWE (my gr-father) & what I would like to know is (1) the death of Henry and Esther Jane ... & (2) did they have other children? Thank you very much
Looking for information regarding Christina HALLIDAY who married William George HEPBURN
I'm looking for information on Christina HALLIDAY, my g-grandmother, who married William George HEPBURN in Kent in 1863. Her father was John, & his was William. Her place of residence at time of marriage was Pathhead, Parish of Dysart, Scotland. He was a gunner in the Royal Artillery & lived in barracks. They had William, John, Christina, Jessie, David HALLIDAY, Allan (my Grandfather) & James (who died very young). Allan married Katherine HACON & had Allan (my father) & Christina; they moved out to New Zealand around 1920.
Looking for the FISH family of the Glossop area (around Derbyshire & Lancashire border)
I'm looking for any links or information regarding the FISH family of Glossop & Mossley (or Mousley) areas. Starting with John FISH, printer from Mossley (or Mousley) & his wife who we think was called Margaret COLLEY; both were born c. 1810/11. Also looking for any Ralph FISH in the same area. Many Thanks Pam Jones
I'm looking for information on the family of Mary Ann TAYLOR
Her parents were John TAYLOR (born c1860 City of London) and his wife Mary Ann TAYLOR ( born c.1863 Gosport, Hampshire, maiden name not yet found) . He was a basket maker and gardener's hand worker. Their children were: John S. TAYLOR (possibly known as Jack) born c.1890 Bexley Heath, Kent || Mary Ann TAYLOR (my grandmother) born July 7 1895 Mitcham, Surrey || Ada TAYLOR born c.1898 Barking, Essex || Charles TAYLOR born 1900 Barking, Essex || Minnie TAYLOR and Esther TAYLOR, both born after the 1901 census. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you, Juliette Cowan
Looking for descendants of Mark DANDY b. abt 1877 in Wrightington, Lancashire
I am looking for descendants of Mark DANDY b. abt. 1877 in Wrightington, Lancashire. He lived on Back Lane, Shevington, until the age of four when he went to live with family friends the 'Blundells', also in Wrightington; his mother had died & left his father with five young children to look after. At the age of 14 he is listed as a boarder in Standish, working at the bleachworks as a cotton boy. A cousin of mine knows he joined the army and her mother did in fact meet him again in later life. I have no more details and I am longing to fill the gap in my family tree. I would be very pleased to hear from anyone who knows anything about Mark, his life and his descendants.
Looking for Eliza Ann SMITH b. abt 1860 at Old Brinsley, Nottinghamshire & dau of William
Looking for Eliza Ann SMITH b. circa 1860 in Old Brinsley Nottinghamshire. Her father was a William Smith (Collier) I would be interested in any information about this family. In her early twenties she married William KAY and moved to Manchester. Many thanks.....Sylvia Stenhouse
Looking for ancestors or descendants of James BRINDLEY (the Canal Engineer) & his children
I am trying to trace descendants of James BRINDLEY the Canal engineer or his two daughters. I also believe he had a son ... so Iíd be grateful if anyone knows any details surrounding his son John BENNETT? I realize that anyone who has the name BRINDLEY thinks they are a descendant of James but this is impossible because he only had two daughters with the famous surname name and both married and had children under their married name. However James BRINDLEY had a son, named John BENNETT, and his life and birth seems to be a mystery. I have found out that John BENNETTís ancestors seem to have claimed fame themselves in the way of the famous writer Arnold BENNETT. I am very interested in anyone who is a BRINDLEY, or a BENNETT (or both) or anyone who just has a missing piece to the puzzle; we canít all be related to him surely. Please some one throw some light on this for me. Thanks Nicole.
Looking for Richard H. V. WALPOLE & Harriet WALPOLE of Suffolk Hall, Cheltenham
Richard H.V. WALPOLE and Harriet WALPOLE they lived in Suffolk-Hall, Lypiatt Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in 1881. He was then 80 and she was 75. They also owned a house in Great Yarmouth at 16 Britiana Terrace. I have a scrap book with many interesting items to do with their lives. I have been trying to trace them for over five years. Perhaps this will ring a bell with someone. Many Thanks, Heather Mac Donald
I am looking for any family related to a Robert TURTON who once lived in Glasgow, had a daughter named Dot and son called Bobby and was married to May GREIVES. Robert lived in Oran Street at Maryhill, but then parted with May and lived with a woman named Cathrine HAMILTON; they later had a daughter called Annie Marie TURTON who was born in 1965 at Glasgow and from there we loose the trace, Any help much appreciated ... thanks, Ann
Looking for info regarding emigration of the COOK family, from South Ferriby, Lincs
In the 1850's, South Ferriby parish council paid for my ancestors, the COOK family, to go to America, rather than fund keep them on parish funds. I cannot find any trace of them on passenger lists, New York immigration or on American census'. They were George, Dorothy, Dinah, Ann, Robert, Henry, Sarah, George & William. I have been told that the South Ferriby parish records have gone missing, Can anyone help? Sue Young ,
Looking for info & records regarding the BEAUTYMAN surname, any location worldwide
I have been researching the BEAUTYMAN Family for many years & would be interested in hearing from anyone with the BEAUTYMAN surname. I have researched my own BEAUTYMAN line who are from Hull in East Yorkshire, but who originate from Newcastle, Northumberland, etc... in England. I would like to hear from anyone who is, or has connections with, the name BEAUTYMAN anywhere in the world. Many Thanks, Victoria Buckle
Looking for info. regarding Joseph & Alice BREWER & the Black Horse Pub, Croston, Lancs
Hoping to find information regarding the history of ownership of the Black Horse pub in Croston, Lancs. It is my belief that my grandparents, Joseph and Alicia BREWER, were owners/managers of this pub up until 1953/54. I am interested in knowing if they did indeed own this establishment and if so for how long. Thank you, Vicki, Ontario, Canada
Looking for information regarding the FOYSTER & GAMBLE families of Old Whittington
I have just purchased my first house and was amazed when I received a letter from an 82 year old lady who was born here. She moved away with her parents to Yorkshire in the 1930's and lost all contact with her relatives living in the area. She has asked if I know them or anything about them so I decided to have a go at finding something out for her. Her grandparents owned the house on Whittington Hill in Old Whittington at that time and their surname was FOYSTER. Her uncle lived next door name of FOYSTER & her cousins names are Ronnie, Fred, Olive and Winifred FOYSTER. Another cousin is Tommy GAMBLE. If anyone has any information I would be grateful if you could provide it as I would like to reply to the letter and make an old lady happy.