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OBITUARIES - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am hoping someone might help with a look-up of possible obituaries for the following people and hope that there are references to other family members - I am trying to find out what happened to the sister & daughter of these Potterton's. Her name was Annie (Potterton) Burrill and was last found on the 1891 Census living with parents on Tower Street in Harrogate. Annie's son Herbert, age 19 was also living in the household. Hebert is still on the 1901 census in Harrogate, married with 2 children. But I would like to find out what happened to his mother.......... Deaths December Quarter 1900 (brother) Potterton Samuel 50 Knaresbro' Volume 9a Page 71 Deaths March Quarter 1910 (Father) POTTERTON Thomas 89 Knaresbro' Volume 9a Page 81 Deaths December Quarter 1911 (Mother) Potterton Maria 87 Knaresbro' Volume 9a Page 119
Family Surnames: Potterton, Burrill
Crossley / Reynard - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for any Crossleys / Reynards in the Harrogate area - especially Bilton and High Harrogate - from 1850 until the Second World War. My ancestor Harold Crossley was born at Nydd Vale Terrace in 1889 to John and Margaret (nee Reynard). They also had a son, John Reynard Crossley (died Harrogate 1965) and a daughter Minnie, whose fate is unknown. Margaret's brother Frederick Reynard lived on Skipton Road at premises which are now a minimarket.
Family Surnames: Crossley, Crosley, Reynard
Nora Metcalf/Harrogate - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am looking for formation on a person who worked for Tedcaster Ales (Brewery?) and had a connection with a lady who worked at orphanage in Harrogate. Her name was Nora Metcalf??. Any information welcome.
Family Surnames: Metcalf
COOP FAMILY - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am interested in George William Coop born about 1866, probably in Leeds,Yorks, he married a Sarah Stringer between 1891 and 1897. they had a son, Harry Reginald but sadly George died as a result of a bicyle accident in 1899 and Sarah remarried in 1901.Any info on George William gratfully appreciated, Grace
Family Surnames: Coop Stringer
Suttill family. - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Searching for Suttill family living in Harrogate from at least the 19th century onwards. Having trouble finding the parents of Harry Suttill, born 16/08/1906 and further info on his siblings: John, Ralph, Dora, Herbert and Isabel. Can't find any in 1901 census although I think that John and Herbert would have been born then.
Family Surnames: Suttill
Looking for lost cousin - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My aunt, Agnes Richard, had a son - born in 1945, possibly in the Harrogate area; and who we think was then adopted. Could it be you?
Family Surnames: Richard, Wishart
Bamforth - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My Grandfather Herbert Bamforth lived at the top of Harlow Hill during the War. Would Welcome any info about him and his family.
Family Surnames: Bamforth
Elsworth - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Am researching history of Walter Elsworth who joined 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment as a boy in the early 1900's and finished as Regimental Sergeant Major after the First World War. In World War II he was commissioned and went to India as the CO of a Field Censor Unit. I believe he came to live in Harrogate and became manager of WH Smiths. Any information would be gratefully received.
Family Surnames: Elsworth
Mary Shutt - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for information re Mary Shutt born c1807 in Ripton.She married a John Paley,1831,in Repton who was a shormaker in Harrogate/Knaresborough/Leeds who was transported to Freemantle Western Australia, in 1853.convict no 3574 ship "Adelaide"
Family Surnames: Paley
Askwith, John Charles - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My wife's Maternal grandfather was John Charles Askwith. He married Gladys Pratt and they had 2 children, Joyce and Jeffrey. His brothers where William and Norman. Any information on John Charles would be greatly appreciated
Family Surnames: Askwith, Pratt
Duffields of Harrogate - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I have info on a George Duffield b1842 married Jane Fletcher b1854 who had children Elizabeth (Lizzie), Robert, Edith and George. Willing to share.
Family Surnames: Duffield, Fletcher
Gilbert Family - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am trying to trace any of the Gilbert family. My grandmother Lily Gilbert was born in Harlow Hill Harrogate in 1906. Fathers name Ernest Gilbert mothers name Elizabeth Gilbert (nee Fitzsimons). I believe there were several brothers and sisters names include Laura Gilbert, Emily Gilbert and possibly Harry Gilbert. My grandmother married Reginald Sargent in 1927 at York Register Office. At this time they were living at 10 Blenheim Cotts York.
Family Surnames: Gilbert, Sargent
Frank Howard Robbins b1947 - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My mother has just turned 80 and I am trying to track down her little brother for her. Frank Howard Robbins (known as Howard) was born to Ethel May Robbins/Lewis at Harrogate in 1947. She was from Hackney in London. When she died in 1951 Howard was adopted by his mum's brother and wife (Frank & Kitty Robbins) who lived in Harrogate. Frank snr worked for the GPO and moved around a bit with his job. I believe he was at Chesterfield for a while. I would be grateful for any information regarding Howard's current whereabouts, and if he would welcome any contact. Many Thanks
Family Surnames: Robbins Lewis
Harrogate /Ainderby - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Hannah Dresser b 1874 Ainderby married John Curtin 1895 Harrogate. John died 1903 Harrogate. Did Hannah Curtin nee Dresser marry again?
Family Surnames: Dresser/Curtin
Curtin/Dresser - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Does anyone have any info. on Hannah Dresser married John Curtin were living on Providence Terrace in 1901. John died 1903. Thanks.
Marrie or Marry and Grafton families in Knaresborough and Harrogate - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am looking for information about the Marrie family who lived in Knaresborough and Harrogate from the 1880's. My grandfather was George Marrie born 1898 son of Peter and Harriet Marrie (formerly Grafton) from Knaresborough. Peter's parents were Patrick and Winifred Marrie both born in Ireland and living in Follifoot. I would be delighted to hear from anyone who knew the family. Thank you Margaret
Family Surnames: Marrie Or Marry And Grafton
Josephine Green & George Wells - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am looking for any information relating to the Ebor Hotel ( later to become the Gas showrooms?)probably 1920's 30's & 40's. My great aunt and George Wells are said to have worked there. They may have married, lived together or just been friends. Any information eg hotel records etc would be much appriciated. Thanks.
Family Surnames: Green & Wells
Samuel Firth - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for connections to Samuel Firth c.1797.(a weaver) married Sussanah Burn 1825 Knaresborough, and had the following children. Elizabeth 1833 (married 1855 Thomas Mattock.)John (Hector) 1835 (my line) Abraham 1839.( I believe he may have married twice.)Martha 1843 (married 1866 William Hepworth.)Joseph 1845. I believe Samuel also had a brother John c.1798 who was a witness at his marriage and married a Mary Tipley.I am unable to take my line back further.
Family Surnames: Firth
Dickinson family - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am looking for any information about my Gt Gt grandfather, Charles Dickinson. Born in Harrogate 1809. Parents were Thomas and Ann. He had 2 brothers John and Joseph and a sister Susannah.
Family Surnames: Dickinson
Howe (Arthur Claude) and Alfred John - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Arthur lived with Ethel (Brooks)in st hildas road around 1929. He came from colchester and was a turf accountant (travelling around the country attending horse racing meetings).His brother Louis also moved to harrogate. Ethel was approx 17 years younger than Arthur, and she came from ackworth. They had 2 children, Anita Margaret howe (born june 1929) and Zoe patricia howe (later known as Babs and had kennels in starbeck breeding various breeds of dogs and also greyhounds). Any help in finding any details about this family would be greatfully recieved.Arthurs father was called Alfred John Howe and i believe he died in harrogate. Thankyou for reading this.
Family Surnames: Howe
Thomas Fairbank - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am desperate to find information regarding Thomas Fairbank (Gentleman). circa 1820. This is my gggrandfather listed on daughters marriage certificate and mentioned in the Knaresborough 1821 Directory, but no further trace can be found. I understand a connection to the law firm run by Francis Fairbank and sons in the Harrogate area is possible. Anyone out there researching that family tree?
Family Surnames: Fairbank
HOWARD FAMILY - HARROGATE - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for any information on Cowper Howard b 1859 in Hebden Bridge. He was a draper and married Gertrude Bishop/Sadler in 1928 in Harrogate/Knaresborough. He died I believe in 1932. He was a widower when he married Gertrude (a widow)and had 2 children Harry C. Howard b 1894 and Annie L. Howard b 1890. Gertrude had a son John Bishop b 1909, who was my grandfather. Gertrude was still living in Harrogate after Cowper died, in about 1934. Anything at all will be greatly received.
Family Surnames: Howard, Sadler, Bishop
Sands - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Ross Sands 1990, Jamie Sands 1992, Matt Sands 1998. father Anthony Mark Sands, mother Carol Freat. Looking into there ancestors.
Family Surnames: Sands
Carlisle - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Seeking information on any descendents of Samuel Edwin Carlisle and Margaret Carlisle (born Green). Both were from Sunderland and both died in Harrogate - Samuel in 1976 and Margaret in 1989. I do not know how they came to be in Harrogate but wonder if they moved to be near family. I was living in Harrogate from 1981 to 1988 and was unaware of this connection until recently.
Family Surnames: Carlisle
PEXTON - HARROGATE, WEST YORKSHIRE - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am looking for descendants of John Procter Pexton born 1905 in Harrogate. He was the son of Isabel Wilkinson (nee Procter) and Frank Linley Pexton. His siblings were Mildred Mary (born 1901, married Donald Victor Shutt), Charles William (born 1902), James Linley (born 1904), Dudley Frederick (born 1907, married Margaret Lewis) and Annie May (born 1910). John Pexton married Edith Mary Bramley in 1927 at Sheffield and I have found two of their children - Frank W Pexton born 1929 and Margaret M Pexton born 1931 who may possibly still be alive. I am connected through the Procter line.
Family Surnames: Pexton, Procter, Shutt, Lewis
SHUTT - HARROGATE - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am seeking information or descendants of DONALD VICTOR SHUTT born at Harrogate in 1897. He was the son of Caroline (nee Smith) and John Feasby Shutt of Harrogate. Donald married MILDRED MARY PEXTON in 1922. She was born in 1901 at Boston Spa, Leeds, the daughter of Isabel Wilkinson (nee Procter) and Frank Linley Pexton. Mildred and Donald had at least 5 children between 1923 and 1933.
Family Surnames: Shutt, Smith, Pexton, Procter
Charles Henry Atkinson - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
looking for any information on Charles born 23 april 1889 Harrogate to John and Harriet nee Robshaw.
Family Surnames: Atkinson
HARROGATE/WETHERBY - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Family Surnames: Kinghorn
Searching for Bridget BODEN (nee GUNNELL)) - (Harrogate - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My husband, Mike Gunnell, would like to make contact with his first cousin, Susan Bridget Boden (nee Gunnell), whom he last saw in 1951, when his father took them to the Festival of Britain, when she was living in Chelmsford. Bridget was born in 1937 in Hull, married John Boden in 1959 in Newby, Scarborough. She was a Hairdresser. We understand she lived at Horsforth when she first married. We believe she and John lived in the Harrogate area more recently, when he died in 2009. Please contact us if you can help put us in touch.
Family Surnames: Boden, Gunnell
Roberts, Godfrey, Bennett, Kaye - (Harthill - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Researching my family that live at Harthill from 1782.George Roberts married a Mary Pattison in Thorpe Salvin and they moved to Harthill and had 6 children.Also looking for Bennetts they were there from 1840 and Godfrey`s same area. George Andrew McMorron Godfrey born 1870 in Harthill.Father Henry Godfrey mother Julia Caroline McMorron Roberts.George married Fanny Kaye in Woodsetts in 1893.They has 4 children and in 1901 were in Harthill. Julianna Bennett born Harthill in 1857, Father Nathen, mother Rachel Roberts.Julianna married John Cousins Tomlingson in Doncaster in in 1888.They had 7 children all born in Barnby Dun.Julianna was my great grandmother. Martida Ann Roberts born 1849 in Harthill ,Mother Sarah Ann Roberts who died age 27 inHarthill.Matida seems to have been passed from pillar to post after her mother died and I have lost track of her after the 1861 census.If you see her anywhere who you so kind as to tell me I would love to know what happened to this poor child after1861.
Family Surnames: Roberts, Godfrey, Bennett, Kaye
harthill, yorkshire - (Harthill - Yorkshire, West Riding)
researching wainscoat, bateman, cowley, weston families in harthill, yorkshire
Family Surnames: Wainscoat, Bateman, Cowley, Weston
**ALLSOPP** - (Harthill - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Family Surnames: Allsopp
Roberts at Harthill, Woodhall, Yorkshire - (Harthill - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Hello, I am trying to find family history of the Roberts who lived in Harthill, Yorkshire. I have found George Roberts snr born c1751. I am not sure where he was born, but I do know that he moved to Harthill. His son was George born c1790 in Harthill. He was a 'cordwainer' or shoe maker by profession. I believe he married Hannah who was the same age. They had 5 children that I know of! John (my direct ancestor), Hannah, Rachel, Sarah and Robert. This is from 1841 census. I believe that John married Hannah (sometimes known as Ann). Not sure if they moved around, but never really went far out of Yorkshire. John had children with Hannah. One of those being my direct ancester:Thomas: who married Catherine Brierley (Brearley)in 1870 from Lancashire. Thomas was in the Army and then joined the police force in 1871. I have lots more info on the Roberts if anyone is interested. Any help with the Roberts living in Harthill would be greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Roberts, Brierley, Brearley
WILLIS Surname in Harthill - (Harthill - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Currently researching all members of the WILLIS family in and around the village of Harthill (West Riding - WKS). Any information appreciated on: William WILLIS(c1679?-1749) Married to Ann(?), John WILLIS(1702-1763) Married to Margaret(?) and second marriage to Mary RADLEY(1754). Joseph WILLIS(1733-1797) Married to Mary READ (1732-1756)& then Elizabeth STARKEY (1732-1804)in 1757.
Family Surnames: Willis
George Pressley Unwin - (Harthill - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Does anyone have any info on George Pressley Unwin? He was born in Firvale,Harthill in 1879.His birth certificate says his mother was Harriet but father unknown.I know he married Bertha Smith in 1900 and died in 1910.I can't seem to find any trace of him between his birth and marriage.I am also keen to find out what happened to Harriet.
Family Surnames: Unwin
RENDER family - (Hartshead - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am searching for details of the RENDER family, around Hartshead, Cleckheaton, Roberttown and Halifax, prior to 1945. Any info would be appreciated. Thank you.
Family Surnames: Render
Squire family - (Hartshead - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Emma Crowther Squire was born in Hartshead around 1848. Any information on the family welcome.
Family Surnames: Squire
wright - (Hartshead - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for any info on the Wright family in Hartshead esp from around the 1770 to 1800 for the family of William Wright and Sarah Dewse
Family Surnames: Wright-Dewse
Hargraves - (Hartshead - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for info. on James Hargraves born 1777 in Hartshead, married Frances North 1802.
wright - (Hartshead - Yorkshire, West Riding)
can anyone help me in learning more about hartshead between 1750 to family came from there and i am interested in the people and the village from that era
Family Surnames: Wright
Walker - (Hartshead - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am a descendant of Fanny Walker (1859 - 1883)and Henry Hirst (1858 - 1928) who married in 1881. Fanny's parents were John Walker - a wire drawer from Hartshead and Sarah (nee Horsfall)from Liversedge. Johns parents were Joseph Walker and we think Elizabeth or Betty Brigg(s). Would be interested to hear from anyone researching the same tree.
Family Surnames: Walker
Binns, Pinder, Feather - (Hartshead Moor Side - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I have BINNS family back to the early 1600's (including some wills etc) in my family. George BINNS (b. 1852,son of Robert BINNS and Sarah Ann BROOKE) married Lavinia RUSHWORTH and had daughter Lily (along with 4 others). Lily BINNS married Holmes FEATHER (strangely enough her sister Eliza BINNS married Holmes's brother James FEATHER). Theses people were my gx3 Grandparents. Robert BINNS (father to George above) mother was Mary PINDER. Her father Joshua PINDER was married first to Sarah CROSLEYof Thornhill, then to Sarah PARKINSON BINNS. Sarah Parkinson had married first Samuel BINNS and had son George BINNS then 6 months after Samuel had died she re-married Joshua PINDER. Technically this means that the marriage between George BINNS and Mary PINDER was illegal in the eyes of the church but some vicars/curates did turn a blind eye. Joshua PINDER and then Sarah (after Joshua's death) took over the running of the Pack Horse pub (which Samuel BINNS Sarah's first husband had previously run, inheriting this and a haulage company from his father).
Family Surnames: Pinder Binns Feather
Aquila Booth - (Hartshead Moor Top - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am seeking info on Aquila Booth and Booths Building,Hartshead Moor Top,Cleckheaton. The building was used as a blacksmiths,I believe
Family Surnames: Booth
wallbank/fryer - (Hartwith - Yorkshire, West Riding)
my husband's family came from this village and they also lived at brimham lodge from 1808 to 1926, think they were something to do with Lord Grantley, anyone know of a connection
Family Surnames: Wallbank/Fryer
Metcalfe - (Hartwith - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for anyone with info on the Metcalfe family of North Yorkshire (particularly Hartwith, Darley, Hampsthwaite and Knaresborough). My gr gr grandfather is Alfred Rhodes Metcalfe (born 1858) and his father John Metcalfe (born 1827). Thanks
Family Surnames: Metcalfe
Parsonage Of Hatfield 1574 - (Hatfield - Yorkshire, West Riding)
From Calendar of Cecil Papers Vol 2 1574 12 14 No 219 Sir Francis Walsingham to Ld Burghley Her Majesty's pleasure is that the bearer Mr Lee have a lease in reversion of the parsonage of Hatfield in Yorkshire,whereof he is now possessed,giving such fine as Ld Burghley thinks reasonable. Hampton Court - signed - half a page
Family Surnames: Lee
TOMLINSON - (Hatfield - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Ann born Hatfield 1691 Sarah born 1693.Copley born 1697 ,father Copley Tomlinson.
Family Surnames: Tomlinson
WOODWARD/BIRKINSHAW - (Hatfield - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Thomas Woodward born Hatfield 1791 married Eliz Birkinshaw in 1813, They had 5 children all born Hatfield, Have you this family in your tree ?
Family Surnames: Woodward/Birkinshaw
SILVESTER - (Hatfield - Yorkshire, West Riding)
John Silvester married Sarah Hartley in Hatfield their dauaghter Sarah born 1826 in Hatfield married Edwin Tomlinson in 1853 in Barnby Dun.John Silvester was a coal Merchant and there is a lot of information on this family
Family Surnames: Silvester
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