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|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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:
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
|Owrams - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
William Owram b. 1801 mother Fanny, married Caroline Hill. Both Caroline and William died in the same year.(1842) William drowned. Has anybody got information relating to this incident or his ancestors would be much appreciated?
|Glover, Joshua - Vicar of Knaresborough - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Joshua was 5th son of Joshua Glover, Yeoman, of Ossett, and the eldest son of Joshua's 2nd wife. £60 was left to him in his father's will for 'his maintenance at the University'. Tenure at Knaresborough was from 1716 until his death in 1734. Family documents say he 'was desirous to be buried near the ashes of his wife', presumably 1st wife who died in 1726. Although he had several children, the surname carried on only through his 2 younger brothers.
Family Surnames: Glover
|Clapham Family Of Knaresborough - (Knaresborough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Anyone with any info. on George P. Clapham & Mary J.Clapham Of Knaresborough or any of their children: John F. Clapham, Mary J. Clapham (Public Teacher @ The Wesleyan Day School) Phillis D.Clapham & A nephew William Dean & Neice - Sarah Dean....( 1881-census ) PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU HAVE ANY KNOWLEDGE OF THIS FAMILY OR ARE CONNECTED TO THIS FAMILY IN ANY WAY! I AM A DIRECT DECENDANT OF MARY ( DEAN ) CLAPHAM.
Family Surnames: Clapham/ Dean