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Malham Wards - (Malham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am researching the Wards from Malham, Malham Moor, Clapham, Settle. Anyone with any information to exchange, please get in touch.
Family Surnames: Ward, Earnshaw, Cardwell
wards - (Malham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My husbands family married into the George J.Ward (1864)m Hannah Copley (b1862 kellington) Her parents were Elizabeth Malham (b 1825Brayton) who married George Copley in (1846, Selby Abbey.) Her father was Matthew ( b1789 Barwick-in Elmet) & his father George (b 1769 Aberford) (Aberford). Then Matthew 1742 (Burnsall)
Family Surnames: Ward
malham - (Malham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Details on "Ward" page!
Family Surnames: Malham
Walter Morrison (1836-1921) - (Malham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
The Malhamdale Local History Group are currently undertaking a project to bring together more information about this generous local and national benefactor, who was particularly active in supporting the Arts and Education. As an MP he proposed the first Proportional Representation bill and was a loyal supporter of the Co-Operative movement and Women's Suffrage. His country home was at Malham Tarn and we are hoping to find out much more, so if you have any anecdotes, pictures, documents or other information about Walter Morrison, please get in touch.
Family Surnames: Morrison Morisson
maltby - (Maltby - Yorkshire, West Riding)
looking for living relatives of wlliam and mary senior,married 1844,had daughter ann married albert,george hewitt 1870.these were my gt grand parents.anybody out there?
Family Surnames: W.Senior
Maltby Yorkshire W/R - (Maltby - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Searching for information on George & May Milner. George was born 1896 in Tickhill. He married May? abt.1916.and lived in Maltby. He was a Miner at the colliery for 33yrs. They had 12 children, 2 sets twins died in infancy.
Family Surnames: Milner
mollie jarren - (Maltby - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am looking for any relatives of mollie jarren nee brough. I think that she passed away before 2002. Her mother - Ellen Brough (nee Parker)was married to a Frank Brough. Parker is the family line that i am tracing - can anybody help?
Family Surnames: Brough
Butler of Maltby - (Maltby - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for any Butlers in Maltby.
Family Surnames: Butler
Holdsworth/ Wilson - (Maltby - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Richard/Margaret married approx. 1798. Issue John 1799, William 1800 Richard 1804, Louisa 1806. All baptised Maltby. Interested in Holdsworth line particularly.
Family Surnames: Holdsworth, Wilson
JOHN WKH BAINES - (Manningham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Iam trying to trace any relatives on my wifes side(baines)of above . Born 1911 at 32 oak lane Manningham.Died 1988 and cremated at Scholemoor 19 Jan 88.last known address 2 derby place THORNBURY .Also known as Kenneth
Family Surnames: Baines
gibson - (Manningham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
looking for any information on Jonathan Gibson G/grandfather of Maurice and others.He was born 1844/3 died in 1892 I have some knowledge of him But there are some holes in my research.He was born at Luddenden Halifax.Had a sister Ellen. other names include Edmondson, Bedford, Briggs, Whitehead, Midgley, Smith.
Family Surnames: Edmondson,Bedford,Briggs
Solomon Patchett - (Manningham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for parents of Solomon Patchett. He was born in 1846 or 1947 in Manningham, but shows on the 1851 census as a 4 year old, living with his aunt and uncle, John & Ellen Clapham. There are lots of genealogies out there that list Timothy as his father, but this is just not possible given the census information. It appears that Solomon may have been orphaned at a very young age, before the 1851 census, leaving me with a dead end for his parents. If you have any insight, please share.
Family Surnames: Patchett Clapham
missing great-great-grandfather - (Manningham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Hi there. I am trying to find information on my great-great-grandfather, Joseph Ackroyd. The information I have is a bit sketchy but I'm fairly sure he was born around 1828 in the Yorkshire area (Manningham perhaps). He married someone named Susannah Hodgson (from Allerton, we think) somewhere in the mid 1800's because my great-grandfather (also named Joseph Ackroyd) was born around 1851 (almost certainly in Ontario, Canada). By any chance, do you have any information about this Joseph Ackroyd? If so, I'd really appreciated it if you could fill in a few blank spaces for me. Hope to hear from you soon. Thanks so much.
Family Surnames: Ackroyd
granmother - (Manningham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
looking for any information, on a eva beavan. a laundess of 17 chapel walk eccleshill bradford died , i beleave giveing birth to her only child april 1920. gladys may beavan , at 11 belle vue manningham.
Family Surnames: Beavan
Stanley nee Shackleton - (Manningham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for Martha Shackleton who married Thomas Stanley. Thomas died in Quarry accident may 1849 aged 32 years. Daughter Emma born January 1850 after his death. Lived in Primrose Terr Manningham. Any Information on this family please.
Family Surnames: Stanley, Shackleton
Pullen & Catton - (Manningham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Am looking for any information about Florence May Pullen, born 1896 in Manningham, Bradford. Her parents were Charles Pullen and Florence Catton. We are sure Florence May had brothers and sisters, but due to family fued all contact was lost. Would love to hear from anyone who could help Thanks Tracey
Family Surnames: Pullen Catton
Hammond - (Manningham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I'm looking for any information on my grandfather's family who I believe lived in the Bradford area in the early 1900s. His father was John Hammond and his mother was Mary. His siblings were Lily, Kathleen, Dolly and Maisey and a brother Robert who died when he was young in a motorbike accident. any information would be greatly appreciated. Louise
Family Surnames: Hammond
Briggs - (Manningham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am trying to find the baptism of Matthew Briggs b. Manningham about 1834. He was the son of Daniel Brigg & Sarah Hindle. I would also like to know whether a grandson of his called Stanley, son of Herbert Routh Briggs & Mary Ellen Wade, survived the Great War. Stanley was born in Manningham about 1889.
Family Surnames: Briggs
William and Martha Good of Manningham York. - (Manningham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
William and Martha were living at 18 Thorncliffe 1881 along with son Joshua (age 32). There were 5 other children, Edward, Sara, George, Martha, and Mary. William,Edward and Joshua were in the stone cutting trade with skills as Modelers and/or Architecular masons. George was a plasterer in the Ealing, Middlesex area. Sara married Thomas Dawson and lived at 33 Park Cresent,Bradford in 1881. Any help would be appreciated
Family Surnames: Good, Douglas
Mapplewell - (Mapplewell - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My G.G.Grandmother was born here.C1795. She was Elizabeth Allcroft,her married name. Husband John Allcroft. They baptized a son at Darton in 1823,also named John. Does anyone Know her maiden name or anything about this family any infomation gratefully received Chris
Family Surnames: Allcroft Taylor
ROEBUCK, ROBUCK, HAGUE, HAIGH - (Mapplewell - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My ancestor, Robert Roebuck, son of Robert Roebuck and Catherine Hague/Haigh, came from Darton Parish, Staincross, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, to Maryland in 1674 and settled in Northumberland County, Virginia. Have a large database of info onthe Roebucks in the USA, and Roebuck and Haigh in Darton and surrounding areas! Would love to make contact with anyone researching these names! Also researching Oxley and Peters names in England and elsewhere! Thank you, Betsy, Texas, USA
Family Surnames: Roebuck, Robuck, Hague, Haigh, Oxley, Peters
Gould & Bakehouse - (Mapplewell - Yorkshire, West Riding)
looking for any information on Mary Gould who was b.circa 1820 + married ? William Bakehouse one child known to be born 31/1/1845 at Mapplewell Yorks.
Family Surnames: Gould Bakehouse Backhouse
Horncastle/Howe - (Mapplewell - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My ancestor GEORGE HORNCASTLE marr. a lady called NELLIE HOWE at Barnsley in 1914 and lived in MAPPLEWELL during the 1930's We would like to contact any surviving relatives who might help us with our research
Family Surnames: Horncastle/Howe
The Family Wroe - (Mapplewell - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for the family Wroe who lived at Mapplewell in 70 Wentworth road around the turn of the 1900. Any information would be great thanks Wendy.
Family Surnames: Wroe
kenny-mason - (Markington - Yorkshire, West Riding)
fathers family from Markington he was born at Nineveh (cottages for workers from an estate?) My father had several brothers and sisters all born in Markington
Family Surnames: Kenny-Mason
Pogson - (Marsden - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Researching the name POGSON.
Family Surnames: Pogson
Wood - (Marsden - Yorkshire, West Riding)
John Wood b. 1833 in Marsden moved to West Hartlepool around 1861, married Ann and had six children, Walter, George, Albert, Joseph, Harriet, and Eliza. My interest is wife Ann Surname.
Family Surnames: Wood.
Bentley and Bottomley name - (Marsden - Yorkshire, West Riding)
HI, Hoping someone can connect to my Bentley and Bottomley family in Marsden. Pam
Family Surnames: Bentley/Bottomley
Goodman - (Marsden - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Looking for any information on John C. Goodman. Lived in Marsden c1900. Married to Elizabeth Greensmith. Lived at Grange Cottages? Anything on the Goodman name would help.
Family Surnames: Goodman
Skipper Sidney - (Marsden - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am researching my family history and looking for descendants of Sidney Skipper and wife Mary Elizabeth Cropper married in Huddersfield 1898 living in Marsden.
Family Surnames: Skipper, Cropper
Where is Iscon ? - (Marsden - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My 3 x grt grandfather EDWARD MAYALL is described in the christening/ baptismal entry of his son DAVID MAYALL as being a "wadman" ( woodman?) and having his abode at ISCON , Marsden . Anyone know where Iscon might be ? Have searched OS " Old Maps " to no avail Col
Family Surnames: Mayall
Slaithwaite - (Marsden - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Information regarding a Joshua Hirst c1831 he married a Eliza Haigh c1840 Linguards moor,Linthwaite,Would be most welcome
Family Surnames: Hirst Haigh Bamforth Maxwell
Holroyd family of Marsden, West Yorkshire - (Marsden - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Information on the Holroyd family of Marsden - John Holroyd (born April 1833 - died September 1901) he married Mary Anne Marsden on 17 April 1854 at Huddersfield Parish Church. They had 11 children - Elizabeth, Edwin, Emma (my G-Grandmother), William, James, Ada, Fred (any information on Fred in particular - he fought in the Boer war, never married and died in 1906) , John, Mark, Ben and Sam.
Family Surnames: Holroyd, Marsden
Ox House - (Marsden - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Anybody heard of Ox House in Marsden? I have GG Grandmother listed as being born there in 1839 (Mary Mellor)but 1841 census has the Haigh family listed.
Thomas Boulton, Police Constable - (Marsden - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am trying to find information on my great grandfather, Thomas Boulton, Police Constable from 'Side long Marsden'. I have his name and occupation on a marriage certificate of my grandfather's sister, Jane Boulton (she married Arthur Muskett in 1909 and Thomas Boulton is listed as 'deceased' on that certificate). My grandfather Henry (Harry) Boulton married Mary Elizabeth Davenport (daughter of Matthew Davenport and Hannah Hibbert) in Lethbridge Alberta Canada in 1917. Thomas Boulton married twice, presumably the first wife died and they had had three children I know of: John Boulton (married Agnes Robinson), Henry Boulton and Jane Boulton. There may have been one earlier son but no details known. The names of the wives are not known. Thanks.
Family Surnames: Boulton Muskett Hibbert Davenport Robinson
PERRING - (Masbrough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Trying to find out about a Thomas Perring who was born in Masbrough in 1864 and became a carpenter to further extend a large Perring family tree that goes back to 1700.
Family Surnames: Perring
ackroyd of kimberworth rotherham - (Masbrough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
looking for any information on george alfred ackroyd born in bradford in 1854 but moved to rotherham and married sarah fanny bramwell in 1860,they had 6 children and lived in howard street and greasbrough road george was a coal hewer.
Family Surnames: Ackroyd/Bramwell
KENNEDY family in Masbrough, ROTHERHAM - (Masbrough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Seeking descendants of Michael KENNEDY, b 1849 County Tipperary, came to England between 1849 and 1854 with parents Patrick b 1811 Ballinderry, Co Tipp, and Margaret UNKNOWN b 1816 Tipp. and siblings Patrick, Sylvester, and John. Sister Annie was born in 1854 in Bradgate, Rotherham. The whole family stayed in Rotherham area for all or most of their lives. Michael married Sarah Jane Griffin b 1853 Evesham,Worcs and they had children Mary A 1869, Edward 1870, John 1871, Margaret 1873, Michael 1875, Eliza 1878, Annie 1880, Agnes 1882, Sarah 1883, Thomas 1886. All of these children stayed in the Rotherham area in their adult years, except for Thomas who moved to Barnsley with his father Michael after his mother's death. Do contact me if these names ring a bell. I am happy to share information.
Family Surnames: Kennedy
JESSOP, MATHEWMAN, PRICE, BANKS. - (Masbrough - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am looking for any information concerning the Jessop family from Masbrough, Kimberworth & Rotherham. William Jessop birth 1773 married twice Elizabeth Banks & Elizabeth Price. John Jessop (son of William and Elizabeth Banks) born c1803 his wife Lydia (Mathewman) born c1804 and their children. Elizabeth 1826, Sarah 1828, Ann 1831, Helen (Ellen) 1833, William 1835, John 1837, Thomas (my gr gr grandfather) 1838, Lydia 1841, Martha 1843, Henry 1845
Family Surnames: Jessop, Mathewman, Price, Banks.
bentham family from masongil/nether kellet - (Masongill - Yorkshire, West Riding)
late 1700's early 1800's the bentham family appear to all be borm masongil,westmorland.james bentham born 1776 and then his children.some of the children then live at hilltop farm nether kellet james,john,elizabeth and elioneai.unusual but consistent names seem to be elioneai and baulderston (some spelling variations)so if you have benthams with those names please get in contact as we are probably fron the same family also robert richard and james but these are quite common anyway.
Family Surnames: Bentham
Houlding - (Meanwood - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I am searching for links for John Houlding (1800-1870s) who appears on the census as living in Meanwood from 1841 on, but is born in Pately Bridge or Kettlewell. He had a brother Nicholas. I cant discover where the family originated.
Family Surnames: Houlding,Yorkshire,
Hustlers Houses - (Meanwood - Yorkshire, West Riding)
My great grandparents lived on Hustlers Row, Meanwood. They moved to Horsforth about 1864 George (born about 1831) was a Quarryman. Does anyone have details of the 1851 Census ? Which house did they live in ? I think George was married to Jane(nee Cooper) and then to Hannah (nee Blackburn).
Family Surnames: Hartley Cooper Blackburn
Meanwood - (Meanwood - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I forgot to say that my g.grandfather was George HARTLEY. He was a stone mason and lived at Hustlers Houses, Meanwood. He later moved to Horsforth.
Family Surnames: Hartley
harbour - maher - (Meanwood - Yorkshire, West Riding)
any info on Peggy Harbour or Peggy Maher who I believe lived in dib lane or 3 miles view, Meanwood. about 50 or 60 years ago
Family Surnames: Harbour - Maher
Ambrick - (Meltham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Is there any more out there?
Family Surnames: Ambrick
Scholes - (Meltham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
John Denton Scholes born c1802, married Isabella Hirst 1823 Almondbury and had the following children - Elizabeth, Thomas, John Denton, William Henry, Richard Denton, Isabella Denton, Mary, Martha Elizabeth, Sarah & Emma. Looking for information and descendants.
Family Surnames: Scholes Hirst
Scholes - (Meltham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
I have a Richard Denton Scholes, born 7 Sep 1832, at Hillhouse who married Harriet Kilner in 1853. I have no futher information on him as Kilner is my line of research
Family Surnames: Scholes Kilner
Shepherd Family - (Meltham - Yorkshire, West Riding)
Thomas (b Derbyshire) married Jane from Cartworth and eventually settled outside Meltham c.1860. Eldest son, David m Clare from Meltham and had Mary Jane (m HIRST), John, Albert and George.
Family Surnames: Sheppard Shepherd Hirst
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