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Edward HALSTEAD - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for parents and birthdate of Edward HALSTEAD, born about 1795 in Kirkheaton (according to 1861 Huddersfield census). Had illegitimate child with Mary KILBURN (Phinetta KILBURN) in 1818, married Mary 16 Nov 1820 in Thornhill, Yorkshire. Had 9 more children with Mary. Died 1879 in Huddersfield.
Family Surnames: Halstead, Kilburn
Poole of Kirkheaton - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am looking for thomas Poole born 1791 who married Sarah Smith 1814 at Kirkheaton church.
Family Surnames: Poole
Gravestones - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Transcriptions and photos of Headstone in Kirkheaton Church and cemetery at Graveyard Project
stocks family - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Amos Stocks married Tabitha Beaumont 1816 had son Joseph.
Family Surnames: Stocks, Beaumont
Jessop in Kirkheaton area - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Does anyone have any details of George and Hannah Jessop (nee Buckley or Roberts?) married in Mirfield. George was a clock maker. Their son Thomas (b. 1819)moved to Hull before 1843. Thomas was my 3X Gt Grandfather and record suggest that he had siblings Hannah, George, Mary, John and William. Any info on that name in the area would be a great lead. Many thanks, David
Family Surnames: Jessop, Roberts, Buckley
Christening Records/Details - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My great grandfather, Thomas Dixon and his brother George were bornabout eighteen months apart circa 1820-21. They were both christened at Kirkheaton on 15 October 1821. Their father was Abraham Dixon and his wife was Laetitia (nee Taylor. Do your parish church records show any details of where they were living at the time and, possibly names offriends/relatives who might have been shewn as God Parents or witnesses?
Family Surnames: Dixon
beaumont married haigh 1800 - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
looking for parents and siblings of both parties of the marriage which took place on 22 nov 1800 RICHARD BEAUMONT b. abt 1775 whitley, kirkheaton MARY HAIGH b. abt 1779 whitley, kirkheaton know of one child, MARY BEAUMONT b.1805, whitley kirkheaton. probable that there were others, and would welcome onfo on them also. any info welcomed
Family Surnames: Beaumont Haigh
Bickerdike Lee Brining Wade - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My gr-gr-grandad James Bickerdike (1801-1844) lived in Kirkheaton at time of 1841 census and with his wife Hannah and chdn Richard, William and Betty. Son Dan born 1842). Am seeking any other info on James: parents, place of birth, date of marriage,etc. Also confirmation of Hannah's maiden name: could be Lee, Brining or Wade (or something completely different!!!)
Family Surnames: Bickerdike Lee Brining Wade
Poor House, Kirkheaton - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Any one have details of inmates around 1853/4 of the Poor House in Kirkheaton? Looking for Rachel Armitage(SW) aged 20,she may have been known as Beaumont, with infant son John William Armitage
Family Surnames: Armitage, Beaumont
NORRIS/KAYE - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
James KAYE (bap 12 August 1798) son of Joseph and Mary KAYE of Lepton, married Mary NORRIS (b1802) on 5th August 1822 in Kirkheaton. I am descended from their eldest daughter Harriet (bap 2nd July 1824)Other children were Hannah (b1826), Ann (b 1829), Emma (b 1831), Mary Ann (b 1834),Nancy (b1841). Searching for information on or descendants of these people.
Family Surnames: Kaye, Norris
STANCLIFFE - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Researching Stancliffe family of Kirkheaton 1800-2008. Any information would be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Stancliffe
Ellen stancliff of kirkheaton. - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for information of ellen stancliff who married and went to live in denaby main about 1924.Any info will be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Stancliff
nab hill, kirkheaton. - (Kirkheaton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Anyone have any info, photos etc on a group of 30 or so houses on nab hill, kirkheaton, nr huddersfield,, they were certainly there in the 1830 t0 1890 period. can anyone help ?
Grt.grandparents - (Kirkstall - Yorkshire, West Riding)
wiliam hall married elizabeth blenkhorn at thirtleby-by-thirsk 7 dec-1830 and had 4 children does anyone know anything else about them.
Family Surnames: Hall And Blenkhorn
Bradley - Abbey Mills, Kirkstall, Leeds - (Kirkstall - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My Grandfather, John Francis Bradley (1883- 1938), was a Managing Director of John Bradley & Sons Abbey Mills in the 1930s. He was the son of Joseph Bradley (1855-1931) and the grandson of John Bradley (1827-1910) who I believe originally founded the company. I would like to know the history of Abbey Mills in Kirkstall, and when the company of John Bradley & Sons was established.
Family Surnames: Bradley
GILLHAM.RICHARDSON - (Kirkstall - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Jane Gillham born 1846 father Robert.Jane married Ben Richardson in 1864 at St Peters.Leeds they had 4 children 3 of them born Kirkstall.
Family Surnames: Gillham Richardson
REST family - (Kirkstall - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Seek lookups on REST family from Kirkstall. I have reference #s for the birth, death, marriage registers at Leeds. Any help would be greatly appreciated. This family lived in Kirkstall 1830s-1840s. Possibly Jewish, in the woolen trade.
Family Surnames: Rest
Savins Mill Kirkstall - (Kirkstall - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am seeking information about Savins Mill, and the company of Bradley & Bradley. I believe they were located there in the 1930s, and prior. The history, or anything else related to the Mill would be most welcome.
Family Surnames: Bradley
Schofield ancestors - (Kirkstall - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am looking for information on any Schofield's from Kirkstall who worked in the mills during the 19th Century. Does anybody have family connections from then or previous?
Family Surnames: Schofield
Rider - (Kirkstall - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I want to find the birth of John Rider (Ryder?) in Kirkstall, about 1823. His father was also John Rider. Can anyone check Parish Records, please?
Family Surnames: Rider
Thomas Kelly - (Kirkstall - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am specifically looking for the birth of Thomas Kelly, born 1847. The census states that he was born in Kirkstall, but there is no record. He may have been born in Ireland. He lived in Kirkstall all his adult life, died 1914.
Family Surnames: Kelly
Thomas Hadwin - (Kirkstall - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Thomas Hadwin born 1873 to John and Ann nee Hodgson Hadwin in Krkstall. Am after any information about him. Appreciate any help
Family Surnames: Hadwin
Joshua E Hadwin - (Kirkstall - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Joshua was born about 1875 in Kikstall to John Hadwin and Ann nee Hodgson Hadwin. I am looking for information about him. Any help wpould be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Hadwin
Ross - (Kiveton Park - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Any information please on the families of Thomas Ross bn 1838 Whitwick and his brother William bn 1845 in Whitwick who were living in Kiveton Park, Wales, Yorkshire by the 1881 census.
Family Surnames: Ross
Froggatt - (Kiveton Park - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Seeking old school friend Pauline Froggatt born abt 1937 Kiveton Park. Married name unknown.
Family Surnames: Froggatt
Wiley - (Knapton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I'm searcing for connections to Tom Wiley, son of John Wiley in 1862. Tom married Mary Elizabeth Medd about 1882 and moved to Canada in 1888. Information on John and ancestors is also of course most welcome
Family Surnames: Wiley
elliott/t family - (Knapton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Family Surnames: Elliott/T
Borton/Burton - (Knapton - Yorkshire, West Riding)
John Borton and his family lived in Knapton in the late 1700s and early 1800s, their children were baptised at All Saints Church, Micklegate in York, anyone researching this family please get in touch
Family Surnames: Borton
Moss Family - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
John Moss bc1826 Knaresborough. Father = James. Also lived in Bradford. Moss's were in the Cabinet Maker trade. Certainly like to hear from anyone with a Moss in Knaresborough, especially with a James Moss.
Family Surnames: Moss
Fairbank / Knaresborough - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Richard Abbey and Sarah Fairbank were married in Knaresborough in March 1849. Sarah's father Thomas Fairbank was listed as a Gentleman. I have found 1 record of a Thomas Fairbank living at Bond End Knaresborough in 1821 but nothing else.Who was this man where did he live, and when did he die. Desperate for answers can anyone help.
Family Surnames: Fairbank / Knaresborough
Holmes Ancestry - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My gt grandmother lived in Windsor ln Knaresborough about 1880/1920.I would be grateful for any information about my Knarsborough ancestry
Family Surnames: Holmes
Ellison 19thc - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Has anyone any information regarding the Ellison family in Knaresborough and the local area. I understand some of the family were intered at Trinity Church. Thanks in anticipation.
Family Surnames: Ellison
Carass Family - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am trying to find any information about my gfather Thomas Carass born Knaresborough 1894.
Family Surnames: Carass
Orphanage in Knaresborough - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
A relative was adopted approx 1955 from an orphanage in Knaresborough. I can't find any reference to an orphanage in Knaresborough around this time. Can anyone supply any information please.
Abbey family - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am researching the Abbeys from Knaresborough,Yorkshire. The first I have is William who was born in 1728. The Abbeys were also in Woodlesford, Swillington,Rothwell,Excilby and Oulton.
Family Surnames: Abbey Knaresborough
broadbelt family - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am try to find any Information about Annie Elizabeth Broadbelt, she Married John Carass ,and had a son Thomas who was born in Knaresborough 1894.
Family Surnames: Broadbelt
HALL family of Knarsborough - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Henry Hall b. 1753/ John Hall b. 1779 m. Alice Clark also of Knaresbourgh?. Am very interested in find out as much as possible regarding my Hall ancesters.Thanks to anyone who can help.
Family Surnames: Hall
BROWNS BUS COMPANY - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
of KNARESBOROUGH. Used CALEDON CHARABANC in 1920. Any information, in particular a photograph of the Caledon Charabanc would be much appreciated.
Family Surnames: Brown
Cairns - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am trying to trace James and Ann Cairnes (Cairns) ,son Robert was baptised March 1811 at ST Mary,s RC.
Family Surnames: Cairns Caiirnes
Looking for SWABYs - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I'm looking for information regarding my gg grandparents, James Swaby and Mary Swaby, n?e Cracroft. James was born in 1805. They married in 1828. Children: Priscilla, William, Thomas,Mary Ann, Sarah, JOHN, Joseph, Henry and Martin Cracroft. Any information about their offspring would also be appreciated. (I have their birthyears and birthplaces.) Hope this sounds familiar...
Family Surnames: Cracroft, Swaby
EDWIN WHITE born 1829 Knaresborough - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
1841 Census Edwin White aged 12 lived with Rebecca Walker and Willian Pick and three other children all with different surnames (orphans?). Married Fanny (surname unknown) and then lived at the Gate House of the prison. 1861 Lived at the Barrel Inn plus 4 children. 1871 had moved to Esholt in Bradford. Anyone heard of this family?
Family Surnames: White & Lacey
HUGGINS FAMILY - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
John Huggins Born Botesdale Suffolk 1874 Shown on 1901 census living in Knaresborough married Ellen Archer B 1875 Newton on Ouse. Possible children Gertrude B 1903 ,Ivy B 1903,Bertrice B 1911. interested in descendants as he was my Grandfathers Davids Brother.Any info would be of interest.
Family Surnames: Huggins Archer
howcroft. - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
hi.have a george edward howcoft.born in selby 1902 .he married in knaresbough in a enid king. can any-one help me with this couple ,thanks . mike
Family Surnames: Howcroft
looking for HARTLEYS - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Does anybody know of Mary Hartley who lived in Knaresborough 1949 ish? Or if you are reaserching in this name i would be interested in contact
Family Surnames: Hartley
Pantin family in Knaresborough - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am collecting any kind of information about Lewis Pantin who lived in this village app. from 1770-1820. He married Grace Catterson Jan, 20.1793 at Skipton and settled back in Kanresboruough where they rose their children.
Family Surnames: Pantin
Kearns family of Knaresborough - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for info on alderman and mayor named Ronnie, and his daughters, cousins of ours. We live in Rochdale they came from Whitworth - Burns that married a Kearns
Family Surnames: Kearns Burns
Stephenson - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
George Arthur Stephenson b1869 Married Jane Annie Kay b1876 I have only found three of their children: Looking for siblings/relatives of Harry Douglas Stephenson b1898,Basil Charles Stephenson B1903 and James Frederick b1906
Daveys of Knaresborough - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Am looking for the parents, and maiden name of the wife, of James Davey, born around 1719 in Knaresborough, Yorkshire. His wife Elizabeth was born around 1714. They were married in approximately 1754 and had one son George in 1755 in Knaresborough. Would be grateful for any leads?
Family Surnames: Davey
SCRUTON - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
John SCRUTON born 1816 in Knaresborough married Elizabeth KENDALE (nee WALEY / WALLEY). They had at least three children: Mary William John Willaim married Anne Elizabeth MILLER. Would love to hear from anyone with a connection OR anyone else researching SCRUTONs in the UK.
Family Surnames: Scruton, Waley, Kendall, Kendale, Miller
HALL family Knaresborough - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
John Hall, bankers agent, Knaresborough, living in Bilton cum harrogate on 1851 census with first wife Mary, son Edward Valentine Hall (born 1840 DOncaster) Second wife's name Eliza (Hobson?) living with daughter Eliza Mary Hall on 1871 census
Family Surnames: Hall Hobson
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