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|Youll - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
any Youll's from Newcastle and Gateshead Whitesmith, Bellhanger, and Slater's were their occupation, other names also Pyle, Archibold ( butcher in Newcastle) Bridges, Kennedy
Family Surnames: Youll Pyle Archibold Bridges Kennedy
|Anderson M. Wilson - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
I would like to find the ancestors of Thomas Anderson of Newcastle upon Tyne, whose daughter Elizabeth married Roger Wilson of Casterton Hall (1690-1755). Their son, another Roger, became Recorder of Kendal and died (unmarried) in 1769.
Family Surnames: Anderson Wilson
|Madonella Pseudonym - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895
Mary Astell was born at Newcastle upon Tyne 1668 and died in 1731. She was a writer the author of - A Serious Proposal to Ladies, published anonymously 1694-97. The proposal was for the erection of a monastery or home of religious retirement to be conducted under the rules of the Church of England: a scheme which later brought its author considerable abuse; as in The Tatler (32) where she appears under the name of Madonella.
Family Surnames: Astell
|Composer And Writer On Music - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895
Charles Avison was born at Newcastle on Tyne in 1710 and died there 9th May 1770. An English composer and writer on music. He is best known for his 'Essay on Musical Expression' 1752, in which he placed German music below that of the French and Italians.
Family Surnames: Avison
|Stott-donnison - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
Looking for decendants of Sott-Donnison married
about 1800 in All Saints Newcastle on Tyne.
William Stott married to Jane Donnison.One son
named Francis ?.Any help greatly accepted.
Family Surnames: Stott-Donnison
|Iron Founder And Politician - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895
Sir Isaac Lowthian Bell was born at Newcastle upon Tyne 1816. An English manufacturer and politician. He founded, with his brothers, Thomas and John Bell, the Clarence Iron Works on the Tees in 1852 and was Member of Parliament for Hartlepool 1875-80. Author of - The Chemical Phenomena of Iron Smelting 1782 and Report on the Iron Manufacture of the United States and a Comparison of it with that of Great Britain 1877.
Family Surnames: Bell
|Alfred Thomas Young/sarah Nixon - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
Alfred Young - son of Thomas Young dob c1854 and Sarah Nixon, (wife) dob c1865. Daughter Emily Nixon born 18.09.1892 in sub-district of Westgate. Emily married my grandfather in Canada in 1918 and came to New Zealand in 1921. The address on her b/cert is 28 Nun Street; later 2/6 Phillips St. Anyone out there with information on this family?
Family Surnames: Alfred Young Or Sarah Young Nee Nixon
|Barker / Summers / Laverick - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
Helen Barker b 1906 Newcastle, daughter of Thomas Barker b 1867 in Stockton & Margaret Summers b1870 in Tyne Dock. Thomas son of Thomas Barker b 1844 Middleton Tyas, York & Sarah Laverick b 1845.
Anyone with any information please get in touch.
Family Surnames: Barker Summers Laverick
|Watson family - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
Looking for any info on Hugh Watson b. 1848 in newcastle on tyne to John Watson & Catherine McClusky, John & Catherine were married 28 March 1836 in Hawick Roxburgh. I don't know when they moved to Newcastle but I expect it was for work. I would be grateful for any info thanks
|James Baker / Dorothy Booth - m.@ 1850 - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
I'm looking for parents of James Baker and/or Dorothy Booth, my 2nd great-grandfather & grandmother.
They emigrated from Newcastle upon Tyne to the US with their son, Harris, about 1855. A Mary Booth was also with them and we believe she was Dorothy's mother.
Baker is my maiden name and I've been looking for more information on James & Dorothy for many years. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Baker Booth
|trying to find - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
looking for any living relatives of simpson family from newcastle i have many names and places but need help from a living source to put it together i do know there are cousins of my late father but i dont know them
Family Surnames: Simpson
|Bobby Lowes/Lows - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
I'm searching for my father Bobby Lowes/ or Lows who was born circa 1925 and knew my mother and her family from Winlaton Mill in the 1950's/60's her maiden name was Stewart, he knew me as Dawn Patterson from Rowlands Gill. I think he had some connection to mining/singing/music. Any information would be great. Thanks.
Family Surnames: Lowes/Lows/Patterson
|Thomas Binney - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
I am looking for any and all info from decendants of Thomas Binney. My ggrandfather was William in an article it stated that he was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, parents were Thomas Binney and Mary Biggse. Our name has changed in spelling... Bennie .any help would be most appreciated..I live in Texas, USA.. thank you
Family Surnames: Binney/ Bennie
|Binney - Thomas - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
My G G G grandfather was John Binney of Newcastle on Tyne, his brother was Thomas Binney, both boys were baptised at Wall Knoll Chapel between 1794 - 1798. Thomas became a Minister to a London Church for over 40 years while John remained in Newcastle, John's decendants still live there.
Family Surnames: Binney, Thomas
|Louie Jones - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
When Louie Jones registered birth of her son, John Lee born 17 March 1890 in Byker, she stated his father was Easten Lee. Gave her surname as Lee, formerly Jones - rather implying that she was married!.
Unable to trace their marriage and accept thatJohn was illegimate.
Found marriage of Easten to Lily Muller 1899, Gateshead when he was shown as a bachelor.
Can anyone shed any light on Louie?
Apart from Louise or Louisa, what could have been her 'proper' name? Does anyone know of Louie beingused as a family name for Elizabeth?
Family Surnames: Jones Lee Newcastle
|Cross Cromwell Street c. 1897/98, Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
My father, James Herbertson Jackman, says he was born in Cross Cromwell Street in Newcastle upon Tyne (in August 1897/8). His birth certificate, recently acquired, confirms this. I have entries in 1901 Census which show him as a 3 yr oldliving with his father, James Richard (son of Joseph Jackman & Harriet late of Great Yarmouth then of Newcastle) and mother Margaret Alder (nee Dixon) at Beaumont Street. Added 24/2/05 - I have found Cross Cromwell in a trawl through 1971 - it seems to consist of one house No.2 lying between No 53 & 55 Cromwell St. & was a grocer's shop in the 1990s - ward's Street Directory Newcastle. The occupant doesn't seem to have any connection with my family.
Family Surnames: Dixon, Jackman
|Mass immigration 1870s-80 - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
While trawling the 1881 Elswick census returns, I have been struck by the huge influx of people from many walks of life: labourers, skilled trades, tradesmen & professionals, who moved into the area between 1870 & 1880 - worked out by their place ofbirth and the fact that many had offspring born elsewhere: they came from all areas of England and Wales. Many came from Ireland - potato famine? and Scotland - land clearances? others from Russia, Poland & other countries in central Europe - Jews fleeing pogrommes? and Scandanavia - not so surprising, as many were shipbulders or seafarers. More surprising were the odd individuals who had married locally, but were born in Africa, West Indies, & the far east. What I would like to know is, whatwas the magnet that attracted them at that time to the Newcastle area? It was too late for the railway boom, I would have thought. Was shipbuilding experiencing a great expansion at the time, with lots of jobs available in this and the support industries? the other support workers & professional would be attracted also by the opportunities for work & trade. Have I got that right, or was there another reason for the influx & does my hunch correspond with a known demographic change in the perio...
Family Surnames: Jackman
|Elizabeth MATTISON - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
States on both the 1871 and 1881 census that she was born in Newcastle in about 1855/56. The 1871 census has her listed as a Dressmaker, aged 15. She is living with her mother Margaret, aged 50 and born in Newcastle also, her mother was a Seamstress.There is also a George Bamborough there, described as son in law to Margaret Mattison, and a Margaret aged 20, described as wife, presumably to George Bamborough. Elizabeth married Edward HALL in Newcastle Upon Tyne Register Office on 23 May 1876.At the time her residence was Byker, Newcastle. Her father was Joseph MATTISON, he was apparently dead by the time she was married. He was a cork cutter.
At the time of the 1881 census she was living with her husband Edward and newborn daughter Henrietta at 30 Carlton Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne (All Saints).
Family Surnames: Mattison, Hall, Bamborough
|Jane Ann Cooney(Newcastle) - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
JaneAnn, Veronica May & Margaret lived in Percy Street, they attended St. Mary's Catholic Church between 1898 to early 1930's. They were on the music halls especially The Palace Theatre which was near their home. Their mum was once the housekeeper for the Lord & Lady Mayoress of Newcastle and their mum was also the person responsible for cleaning the altar inside St. Mary's. Their mum was a very outspoken lady and was known to shout about the rights of the working man. Their mum died in Newcastle in 1957 aged about 97rs. This lady was my great grandma. I would like any information on them all so I can complete my family history. Many thanks.
Family Surnames: Cooney, Wilkinson, Walton, Sedgwick
|Wm Tickle, Clock & Watchmaker - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
William Tickle was born abt 1737 not sure where, he married Mary about 1755-1761 dont know where. He then settled in Newcastle upon Tyne and had several business addresses in Wool Market, Bigg Market, Mosley St. & lived in Westgate & Saville Court until death in 1799. Children Margaret, William,Dalton & Mary.
Family Surnames: Tickle, Shayler,
|McIntosh, Sharp, Hutton - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
My ggrandmother, Euphemia Hutton McIntosh's death certificate says she was born on 3 August 1833 at Newcastle on Tyne. She and her sister Anne Kermath McIntosh and brother William migrated to Australia in the 1850's where she married a James Smith. Her parents' names on the death certificate are William McIntosh and Betsey Sharp. Brothers John and Edward are a possibility.
Any information would be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Mcintosh, Sharp(E), Hutton
|McNestry, - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
I'm looking for any info on The McNestry family in Newcastle Upon Tyne. My Great Grandfather was Edward Mcnestry died around 1937. I also Know he had a brother who was a preist. Also any Austin, Gibson, Creighton's in the area
Family Surnames: Mcnestry,Austin, Gibson, Creighton
|Arnisons - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
Does anyone have any information regarding the Arnison family from Newcastle. My Great-great-grandfather was Joseph Simpson Arnison who ran the Sandyford Brewery. He married Isabella Coulson, the reputed daughter of Ralph Naters. My Great-grandfather was Joseph Naters Arnison, born 1860 in Newcastle and died 1896 and was buried in Husthwaite. My Grandfather was Charles Henry Arnsion MC who was born in 1893 also in Newcastle, and died in 1974 in Ealing.
Family Surnames: Arnison, Naters, Coulson
|Doctor Dennis Embleton - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
My great Grandfather in 1852 was appointed reader in medicine at the Durham University and physician to the Newcastle Infirmary from 1853 to 1878 when he became consulting physcian until his death in 1900. He wrote papers on local Folklore,dialogues,and poetry in the Northumberlans vernacular and the histories of the Newcastle Medical School and of Featherstone Castle as well as several papers on natural history subjects. I would be interested to know if these writings still exist. Can anyone help? Anthony (Tony)
Family Surnames: Embleton
|Thomas Tierney - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
Looking for any descendants of Thomas Tierney who died January 1915 in the Workhouse Hospital (now the General Hospital) Newcastle upon Tyne.
He was my grandfather's brother.
I don't have any more information, so any help would be greatly appreciated.
|Edward Waites - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
I am looking for information on my grandfather Edward Waites born 1 September 1900, he married Mary Ellen Dixon, and then later married May Ovington. He was a coalminer in Newcastle. Up until his death he and May lived at 48 Woodlands Crescent Newcastle upon Tyne. Any information greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Waites, Waits,Dixon,Ovington
|Cusworth Grant - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
Looking for information on Cusworths or Grants of Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne. I have Adah Grant married James Cusworth, date unknown, before 1844. They had a daughter Adah Cusworth 12th September 1844. Father's occupation Leather Dresser. Adahmarried John Anderson 12th October 1867 in Bethnal Green Register Office. Witnesses include James J Cusworth and Phoebe Cusworth.
Family Surnames: Cusworth Anderson Grant
|Gardner - (Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland)
Looking for Jane Gardner born in Newcastle at 3pm on Sunday 25/4/1841, she married Samuel Hemingway of Leeds in 1858, beleive her father was John a Pettern Ring Maker. Any info on these Gardners much appreciated.