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Did you know my family? - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
I am looking for information about the date of death of my Great Grandmother Rose Brown, she lived in Norton on Tees in 1915 and had a daughter also called Rose who was born in 1900. My Gt Grandmother was married to Arthur Breeze Brown ( she was his second wife). I know that Arther died in 1928 but I cannot find a death record for Rose, her maiden name was Downey and she was born in Ireland but before marrying Arthur she lived in North Ormesby, Middlesbrough.
Family Surnames: Brown And Downey
Loveday Gardner/Anderson - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
I am interested in any info. on Loveday Moile Gardner or Anderson from the Stockton or Thornaby areas. I have lots of info. to share.
Family Surnames: Anderson, Gardner, Gardener
Enderwick Family - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
Any information about the ENDERWICK family of Stockton-on-Tees and Chester-le-Street, Durham, England would be greatly appreciated. In particular I would like information on the following families: 1. JOHN ENDERWICK, B. 1791 Chester-le-Street; D. c1889 Stockton-on-Tees married: Jan. 26, 1812 Saint Giles, Camberwell, Surrey, England MARY PACE, B. ? Washington, Durham, England 2. DAVID ENDERWICK, B. 1819 Stockton-on-Tees; D. Apr. 1889 Stockton-on-Tees (s/o JOHN ENDERWICK & MARY PACE) married: c July 1839 Durham, England ELIZABETH BOLTON 3. THOMAS ENDERWICK, B. 1855 Chester-le-Street This last fellow is of particular interest. I have him marrying two women with his children's birth dates all mixed up. I'm not sure which wife they belong to or even if he was married to both of these women. I am sure of JANE PURVIS, but not ELIZABETH NEVISON. JANE PURVIS, d/o GEORGE PURVIS and MARY ANN WILLIS She was born Apr. 6, 1862 in Kelloe, Durham, England. JANE and THOMAS ENDERWICK married Oct. 7, 1882 in Monk-Hesleton, Durham, England. I have no data on ELIZABETH NEVISON. Another son of JOHN ENDERWICK and MARY PACE was THOMAS ENDERWICK, B. 1826 Houghton-le-Spring, Durham, England; D. Dec. 1906 East Riding, Yorkshire, England. I need to find out who THOMAS was married to. The only child that I have for THOMAS and Unknown is THOMAS, Jr., who was born June 10, 1857 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. A friend of mine descends from this THOMAS and I am doing research to uncover his roots. He was adopted when a toddler and knows nothing of his roots. Thanks, Debbie
Family Surnames: Enderwick, Pace, Purvis
George Lumley born 1833 Oldstead - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
Looking for descendants of George , believed to be brother of Thomas born 1829 and John and had 3 sisters Annie,Lizzi, and Jannie. Resided in Ward Close/Place Stockton on Tees.Would Like to make contact to learn more about the Lumley Family. Bruce, Australia
Family Surnames: Lumley
Hall-Watkins - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
My g aunt Ann Watkins nee Hall died Jan, 1895 she lived in Outram Street. Would anyone know where she would be buried I am curious as to know whether she had any family. Thank you Jean
Shamrock Inn Portrack - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
Has anyone any information on or photographs of the Shamrock Inn in Portrack?
allison - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
I am looking for information on GEORGE ALLISON who married DAISY LITTLE in 1918, does anyone have connections to this family. THANK YOU Sue
Little - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
I am looking for information on the family of Daisy Little of Stockton on Tees, her father was Christopher Little. Daisy married George Allison in 1918 at Norton church.
Rymer-Thompson - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
My great grandad was Charles Rymer born in Feb 1875 Stockton-On-Tees, His parents were Charles Rymer and Ann Thompson. I am currently looking for anyone that might be connected to my family and also if you have any further info on them. My dad seems to think that they came from Northallerton but not sure on that one?
Family Surnames: Rymer - Thompson
Firman - Robson - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
My husbands family tree is a real challenge, especially his mothers side. His mum was called Annie Hayes nee Firman, she was born in a van, on the racecourse Elvet Durham in 1912. Her father was called William George Firman 1875c he died in 1918 in Stockton, occupation on death certificate was Travelling Showman. I have not been able to find birth records for either of her parents or a marriage certificate. Dont know where they were born. Her mother was called Elizabeth Ann Firman nee Robson 1875c, she died in Stockton, occupation Travelling Show Woman. Annie was one of 7 children, born in the areas of Easington, Morpeth, Hartlepool. Have you got this family in your tree. Any information at all would be fantastic. Thanks everso much Christine
Family Surnames: Firman, Robson
John COOK was born at Stockton-on-Tees, County of Durham, Yorkshire, England, on January 24th 1831 - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
John COOK was born at Stockton-on-Tees, County of Durham, Yorkshire, England, on January 24th 1831 and was the second son of Isaac and Ellen ROWE COOK. He died 1916, and at the age of 85. He is buried at Union, also known as, Old Blossburg Cemetery. He had 11 brothers and sisters, but only 6 survived to adulthood. More information available. Surnames: Anderson, Baker, Botchford, CADDEN, CHAVEZ, Clemons, COOK, Dick, Greene, Harrington, Harris, HERRON, Kirkwood, Little,Lundfelt, McGuire, Reese, Rowe, SECHRIST, Watson, Wilkes
Family Surnames: Anderson, Baker, Botchford, Cadden, Chavez, Clemons, Cook, Dick, Greene, Harrington, Harris, Herron, Kirkwood, Little,Lundfelt, Mcguire, Reese, Rowe, Sechrist, Watson, Wilkes
Greyhound Inn - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
Does anyone have information on the Greyhound Inn/hotel which I believe was in Stockton - long since vanished. Researching from New Zealand Many thanks.
Peddler brown - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
I'm trying to complete my family tree but have come to a dead end I know my great gran was called Jane Anne and was either married or partner of a man know as peddler brown they lived in Stockton hope someone can shed some light in either peddler brown or Jane anne
Family Surnames: Brown
Launce, Fowler, Headlam, Wilson - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
Related to several lines that were in the Stockton-on-Tees area prior to 1700 and forward. I have my direct lines and some side lines from 1700 forward, but am working to trace the lines back. The Launce and Fowler lines go back from a William Fowler and a Maria (Merieh) Launce. The Headlam and Wilson lines go back from a Robert Wilson and a Mary Headlam (daughter of John Headlam) of Tile Shades. I obtained a lot of useful info on a visit a few years ago.
Family Surnames: Launce, Fowler, Wilson, Headlam
Robert Allen-Simpson - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
I am seeking the parents of Robert Allen-Simpson who was born in Stockton about 1838. He married Mary Gowland in 1860. He died in 1874 in Stockton. Their children were Francis?, Jane and Mary. It appears from census data that he was a hairdresser.
Robert(bob)Henderson - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
Looking for the son of the late Robert(bob)Henderson of stockton-on-tees
alderson - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
Looking for information on Edward Alderson born in 1839 in Stockton-on-tees,who are his parents?I know he married a Harriet Oliver in Mddlesbrough in 1860. Father named as Anthony on marriage cert;
Family Surnames: Alderson
Dunn Isabella - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
Looking for details of Isabella Dunn's parents names, marriage date, siblings and occupation. Isabella Dunn married Jonathan Madrell in Stockton in 1881. Can anyone help? Thank you
Family Surnames: Dunn/Madrell
Enderwick - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
I`m seeking information on my great grandparents Thomas Enderwick and Elizabeth Nevison (c.1855). I know Thomas was born in Cherry Hall Great Lumley s/o David Enderwick and Elizabeth Bolton, but I know nothing about Elizabeth Nevison and would appreciate any information about her and her ancestors. Many thanks Sara
Family Surnames: Enderwick, Bolton, Nevison
Richardson - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
1911 census shows- 27 The Square, Stockton-On-Tees Robert Richardson ( Head) age 64 Emma Dean age 41 Occ: Drapers assistant ( working from home ) George Copeland age 14 I am interested in learning more on Emma and Robert Richardson- i am searching from Newfoundland, which makes it difficult so any help would be appreciated. Emma is my Great grandmother. She was married at one time to William Dean ( watchmaker) from Thrisk. Does anyone have any info on Emma and what happened to her daughter Sarah Dean , also of Stockton-On-Tees.
Family Surnames: Richardson/ Dean/ Copeland
Kennedy/Welsh - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
I am interested to know if anyone has John Foster Kennedy and his wife Hannah nee Welsh in their family tree (or have any other connection). JFK was born in 1853 in Howgate, Moresby, Cumberland and Hannah was born in the Isle of Man. He worked within the steel industry and moved the family to Stockton in the 1880s. Thanks, Joan
Family Surnames: Kennedy, Welsh
Randall / 1911 census - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
1911 census - 11 Bishop street Stockton-On-Tees ( Head) Joseph H. Randall ( wife ) Sarah Randall Enumeration district 33 Sarah is the former Sarah Dean of Stockton, her parents were Emma & William Dean.I am searching on " any information " on Sarah & Joseph, did they have any children etc..Searching from Newfoundland, which makes it difficult any help would be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Randall/ Dean
Thomas Proud - Inquest - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
I'm trying to find out about an inquest on my ancestor Thomas Proud he died on the 23rd July 1863 aged 51 years and the inquest was held on the 25th July 1863 in Stockton.(This is from his death cert.) I tried the library but the local paper wasn't printed until 1865 and they couldn't find a record of any other paper. Does anyone have any idea how I can get this information. Many thanks Pat.
Family Surnames: Proud
Walker, George Washington - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
George W Walker born Castle Eden abt 1844, married to Isabella and lived in Stockton in 1871 & 1881. In 1891 they lived in Gateshead.They had 12 children. George was a warehouseman and later a druggists assistant. George was my GG grandfather. any info appreciated.
Family Surnames: Walker
Looking for William Briggs. - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
I am trying to trace the place of birth and parents of my grandfather William Briggs. He was born 22nd December 1839 maybe somewhere in Lancashire but lived most of his adult life in Stockton on Tees. I don't know his parents names or if he had any brothers or sisters. Any help appreciated. Thanks.
Family Surnames: Briggs
Are you a CANN ? - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
Is your surname name Cann? Did any of your ancesters once live in Devon in 1800s before they moved to the Durham area? The father and mother of that family were William and Mary Cann. Some of there children were born in Devon and the rest in the Durham area I believe. Names include Prudence, Archibold, Sidney and Elizabeth. If any of these ring a bell please contact me, no matter how small the link. Pam
Family Surnames: Cann
Margaret Bell in Stockton, 1767 - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
I'm working on my great-grandmother's line and hoping to put together a pedigree chart for my mom's 86th birthday. I have been able to follow the line back to my great-grandmother's line to her great-great-grandmother, who was christened in Stockton as Margaret Bell on 17 Feb. 1767. Her parents are listed as John and Margaret Bell. Margaret married Thomas Jolley of Billingside in 1788. Their son was John Jolley, born in 1789 in Billingside That's all I know about her family but would love to learn more about her parents and siblings. Can anyone offer some information or suggestions to this Yank? Thanks, Terry
Family Surnames: Bell, Jolley
Pugh Family in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham - (Stockton-on-Tees - Durham)
Looking for any connection to my Great Grandparents Mark Pugh and Mary Ann Pugh (nee Lea). After their marriage in Wolverhampton 1868, they moved to Stockton.
Family Surnames: Pugh & Lea
Oliver - (Success - Durham)
Any info. on Oliver fam. Colliery Cottages,Success.Robert 1845 was my g.grandfather,f.Robert Oliver 1818 m. Mary Robson 1796. There seems to have been a number of Olivers living in the same street, mostly pitmen,could be brothers, one a grocer? If they were related I`m wondering who their parents were and any other info. about these families.
Family Surnames: Oliver
Frances English - (Summerhouse - Durham)
would like to find info on frances english who lived in summerhouse around 1900
Family Surnames: Frances English
coulson - (Summerhouse - Durham)
Trying to find info, on a Richard morrison Coulson who was born in India and lived in summerhouse about 1870 he was wed to Eleanor and was a Grocer , They had 2 girls , 1 went to live in Middleto _st_ George
Family Surnames: Coulson
Lawson, joseph - (Sunderland - Durham)
Joseph Lawson died in Sunderland Durham 1860? So far cannot find any record. Can anybody help????
Family Surnames: Lawson
Samuels. White, Newby, Burnham - (Sunderland - Durham)
The Samuels family originally came from Amsterdam and settled in Sunderland England. Rebecca Samuels married Henry Burnham, and then being widowed married John Bennett. period 1670 - today Cheers Justine
Family Surnames: Samuels White Newby Burnham Hetherington Jackson
Searching For Ainslie - (Sunderland - Durham)
I am wishing to contact siblings of my father,Albert Arthur Ainslie born 20.3.1908 at 29 Peacock St,Sunderland
Family Surnames: Albert Arthur Ainslie
David Graham Greig - Master Tailor - (Sunderland - Durham)
David Graham Greig 1833-1883, son of David Pattison Greig and Ann Phillips, Married (1) Margaret Cook 1834-1872, children - 6 children, David Graham; Margaret; Elizabeth A.;Emily; Ernest William Graham 1867-1948(my great grandfather); Arthur. (2) Mary Cook 1848-?(Margaret's sister) 1 son Norman
Family Surnames: Greig
Taylor Family - (Sunderland - Durham)
See 'Spennymoor' -family of James Taylor -hairdresser. wife Annie Isabella (Briggs)
Family Surnames: Taylor
John O'hair 1830 - 1850 - (Sunderland - Durham)
father of THOMAS COOK O'HAIR b.1876 in Sunderland
Family Surnames: O'hair
Sunderland Wallace - (Sunderland - Durham)
Seeking Info. on William Wallace b. c1785 m. Mary Batty b. c1793 James Wallace b. 6 March 1830 m. Mary Butler b. c1831 d. 14 January 1909 Richard Wallace b. 4 January 1856 m. Mary J Rackstraw b. 18 May 1854 Alice Isabella Wallace b. 14 February1879 m. Thomas Cook O'Hair b. c1876
Family Surnames: Wallace
Cartledge - (Sunderland - Durham)
Seeking Info. on William CARTLEDGE m.Jane MITCHINSON 12 September 1826.Son Martin b.1829 m.Hannah. Grandson Martin Mitchinson b.1858/60 m. Mary Hannah ATKINSON 19 September 1881
Family Surnames: Cartledge Mitchinson Atkinson
Robert Lay - (Sunderland - Durham)
Looking for information on Robert Lay born abt 1820, possibly sooner. Married Charlotte Hunter, born 1820 at Holy Trinity Church, Sunderland in March 1833 - presumably both parties were aged 13 years (She Was!). Any info on this family considered.
Family Surnames: Lay
Hudson - (Sunderland - Durham)
Looking for Hudson'a of Sunderland. Have William Hudson 1763 but need more info on his children
Robson Family Bishopwearmouth - (Sunderland - Durham)
I am looking in anyone is Rearching the Following Family, John Robsonborn Corbridge 1805 Eleanor Robson nee (urwin) born Byker 1809. children Robert born Newcastle 1827 Jane born Newcastle 1829 Mary Ann born Stockton 1832 Elizabeth born Stockton 1833 Douglas born Newcastle 1835 John born ? 1840 this family lived in Nesham sq Bishopwearmouth in 1851, there last address I have is 5 South Nicholson St in 1860. Regards Allan
Family Surnames: Robsons
Ann English - (Sunderland - Durham)
Ann married Edward Shepherd at Ipswick in Queensland, Australia in 1886. On the marriage certificate, she gives her place of birth as Sunderland, Durham, England. She also gives her parents names as Thomas Burtas English and Rachel Ann Hopper. Would love to find out more information on the family as I have not been able to trace any births etc for Ann or any other family details.
Family Surnames: English
Cameron - (Sunderland - Durham)
looking for families of Robert and George Cameron of Sunderland.
Family Surnames: Cameron
Birth - (Sunderland - Durham)
George Gowland, son of George Gowland & Sarah, was born 13 March 1780 in Sunderland Durham, but married in Kirby-in-Cleveland Yorkshire. His son, Matthew Gowland, was born nearby in Bishopwearmouth 5 Sept 1811. He, his parents & his siblingsleft for Canada approx 1825.
Family Surnames: Gowland Matthew George
Grabham, James Edward - (Sunderland - Durham)
1881-1963, Sunderland, brought up in the family of Thomas and Jane Anne Grabham, Back Hendon Rd., Bishopwearmouth brothers George, Tom, Bob,info about natural parents requested.
Family Surnames: Grabham
Ernest Holmes - (Sunderland - Durham)
Ernest William - father to Janet. Parents were Henry James and Margaret. Born in Hartlepool, married to Janet Allinson. Any info would be great.
Family Surnames: Holmes
Bertram. - (Sunderland - Durham)
Robert Bertram. Born in Sunderland in1869. Any info. on parents etc. Thanks. June.
Family Surnames: Bertram
Howes Family, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland - (Sunderland - Durham)
I am searching for my grandmother, Elizabeth Kell Howes, she married my grandfather, Colin Martin in 1920. I'm sure they lived at Carter Street until 1922/23. There they had 2 children, Charlotte Ann and Eveline, they later went on to have 2 more children when they moved to the Barnsley area, South Yorkshire. Elizabeth had a brother named Robert after their father, who went on to marry Dorothy Ellen Watson. Together they had 3 children, Dorothy Ellen,Annie and John who was born 23.11.1920. Would appreciate news of surviving family members.
Family Surnames: Howes, Martin
Scotter - (Sunderland - Durham)
I have recently started to research my Family Tree. If anyone has any information regarding the "Scotter" family, particularly in the Sunderland,Cambridge or Norwich/Norfolk areas I would love to hear from you. I am also interested to find any information about the village called "Scotter" in the Lincolnshire area.
Family Surnames: Scotter
 
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