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John Howe & Mary Richardson
I was wanting information on my wife's 3 x Great-grandparents John Howe born 1791 in Wigton. Also his wife Mary Richardson born in Sebergham 1791 they were married in Sebergham on the 28/5/1814. I know he was a Watch and Clockmaker and had a place of work at Barwise Row, Wigton in 1828 and by 1848 West Street, Wigton. They had 7 children Stephen 1815, Ann 1817, John 1819, Arrabella 1821, Richardson 1822, William 1824 and Joseph 1826. Any information pre 1814 would be a great help. John
red mail Dowthwaite
Searching for Dowthaite family in the Wigton area. Very limited in my information, so any piece of history would be helpful. Thank you.
red mail Sarah Ellen Hagan
Trying to find out what happened to my grandmother from when she was born in Wigton in 1889 to when she married my grandfather in Darlington Co Durham in 1909. Her mother never married and continued to be recorded with her parents William and Margaret in Lord Street Millom. Were there children's homes in the area at that time or adoption societies?
red mail Thomas WARWICK - Policeman
My ancestor, Thomas Warwick (born c1825) was the Superintendent of Police in Wigton when died on 04Aug1860. I would like to find out any information about his widow and family.
red mail Robinson Syke Farm
I am looking for information of the Robinson Family who farmed at Syke Farm in the 1840s. The head of household was John Jeffreson Robinson and wife Jane Robinson and the children were Wilfred, John, Thomas, A Daughter lelieved to be Emma and Richard. Richard was my Great/ Great Grandfather any knowledge of the family would be appreciated
red mail Mary jane Carrick
Hello I am looking for anyone who has any info on Mary Jane Carrick who was born in Wigton in 1869 to Edward and Elizabeth Carrick She married Heny Sewell in 1888. Any info on the rest of the family would also be appreciated
red mail Grainger, Gilfred from Wigton, 1722 (maybe 1712)
Looking for any information on his parents (John and ?) and his siblings. Also his wife Ann Monkhouse (maybe 2nd wife). His children I have (if anyone needs them and the tree up to present time)
red mail Great-great grandparents
I am hoping to find any record of Thomas Twentyman (b. abt 1797) who married Dinah Chambers (b. 22 Feb 1805). They lived in Wigton, had several children then moved to Truxton, Cortland Co., N.Y., USA. In Truxton their son Joseph married Blendena Taylor and the family tree sprouted my branch. I believe there were quite a few Twentyman families and I am hoping I've not mixed up my group with another. Their wedding may have been 22 Jan 1825.
red mail William Messenger
I am looking for William Messenger, born 1784, father of Judith. Judith married a William Story. These are my great grandparents. I cannot find any records of his wife. He is shown on the 1861 census as a widower, aged 77.He was born in Wigton, Carlisle.
red mail Angus / Farish
I would be delighted to have any info about Elizabeth Eleanor Angus ms Bell who died in Wigton about 1927. Elizabeth was the wife of George Angus and also a school teacher at Ravenstonedale and Millburn in Westmorland. Her daughter Eleanor Russel Angus married Robert Farish in 1916.
Knipes of Cumbria
After years of research on the Knipe's of Yorkshire/Lincolnshire, I'm trying to find male Knipes in the Cumbrian area, interested in comparing their Y chromasome DNA, with a member of the Yorks/Lincs.to see if there's linkage. Any takers? Brian
red mail Rev John Brown
Researching the Rev John Brown of Wigton in Cumbria.
red mail Peden/Lennox Familys
Looking for the parents of John Peden born in Stranraer 1825/26 married Elizabeth Lennox and lived in Inch Wigton, they had 8 children and moved to Glasgow between 1871 and 1881 they are my G.G.Grandparents and I cannot find John's parents, Elizabeth's parent were Peter lennox and Elizabeth Nixon both from Wigtonshire, I am from the Peden line, John and Eliz. son John is my G.G.Grandfather, his son Thomas is my Grandfather and my father was William Duncan Peden, please help!!! Wigtonshire is in Scotland according to all the census, linking in with Dumfries and Kirkcudbrightshire.
red mail mcvea family
Yes, this exact spelling ... any =one know of an Alexander McVea born in Wigton in about 1809? (+- 10 years) He would have moved to Cumberland before 1841. I would be most grateful to hear from you if you have any information.
red mail Knipe family of Wigton before 1841.
We are trying to get information on Thomas Knipe born about 1786, living in Wigton 1841 and died shortly after ( parents siblings or children.) Any threads would help- but we can help with all the info of his son John's family right up to date
red mail Lawson, knubley
I am looking for information on Deborah Lawson- born about 1807 in wigton, she married David Knubley in 1826 in bowness and they had six children any information would be very useful as i seem to have hit a wall with her! thanks
red mail rice family
I am trying to trace the Rice family. James Rice, son James Martin Rice b.Wigton May 6th 1909 to James Rice and Hannah Thornborrow. Jame Rice snr. died very young, only 23 years old. Any info would be welcome. Family also had connections with Workington, John Street. Thank you.
red mail Masonic Connection
My wife's great Grandfather John Cox Newbold was mayor of Port of Spain, Trinidad, W.I. in 1896. The only clue to his origin we have is a Masonic Plate with the No 327, which is identified as Wigton StJohns Lodge, in 1891. Any information about Newbolds past or present in Wigton would be appreciated. Antony Edwards.
red mail Rook(e) Wigton
Searching for family of Charles Rooke stonemason at Wigton c.1837.
red mail RICHARD NIXON, & ? PEMBERTON-MORTON
Does anyone know anything about RICHARD NIXON who married ? (I don't know her Christian Namebut think she was ) (nee PEMBERTON-MORTON. Richard Nixon was born 1830 ish and the wife was born 1835 or 6 Richard came from WIGTON, Cumberland. They had at least 3 children. ELLEN NIXON. my Grandmother born 1864 John NIXON 1867 and James.NIXON.born 1867 there may have been others. Please help me. Thanks, Heppy
red mail HOLLIDAY
I am researching my family history and am seeking information of William Holliday who married Mary Snaith in Wigton on the 29 November, 1828.
red mail Toulson,Tolson,Towson
Would be interested in hearing from anyone looking for Toulson/Tolson/Towson in Wigton / Oulton area. My ancestors lived in Wigton from the 1700s to 1900s.
red mail Finlinson Wigton
I am looking for Rebecca Finlinson probable 1st wife of Edward Henderson of Dockray, children Joseph,Rebecca, James and John born 1750s, married 2nd wife 1770 so Rebecca death pre this date
red mail Henderson Moorhuse/Dockray, Wigton
I have done most of this line back to John of Brownerige c.1575 and Thomas of Holme Cultram c.1575. Have a marriage John Henderson to Agnes Bigland 14 feb 1614, son of either of the two namedor wife of John of Brownerige.
red mail Maywhort Roddenbaker Stalker
! am looking for any relatives of Sarah Roddenbaker born Wigton Cumberland 1777, daughter of Christopher Roddenbaker and Eliz. Stalker. Sarah married Thomas Maywood (or Maywhort)in Wigton in 1794. They lived in Cockermouth
red mail Thomas Thompson born Wigton 1832
He was an author ("the Hidden Witness"), journalist and editor of the Maryport Advertiser.Died Workington 1889.Interested to hear from anyone with information &/or connection.
red mail Thomas Ferguson
I am trying to find information about Thomas Ferguson who married Fanny Moore. I think Thomas was born c1854 and he married Fanny in June 1877 at Wigton Register Office. I know from the Marriage Certificate that Thomas's father was called James, but that is all I know. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
william kay
I am researching the kay family who lived in wigton and carlisle 1793 to 1820. the son was andrew (sawyer)
THOMAS MOORE c1796 & wife HANNAH HETHERINGTON c1796
THOMAS MOORE married HANNAH HETHERINGTON in 1815 at Wigton. Thomas was a Cornmiller & the family moved around a lot. Their children were Jane bap 1816 WIGTON, Thomas bc 1821 OOC, John c1835 Wigton, Elizabeth c1826 LANCASHIRE, & Francis Marshall c1832 IRELAND (probably DROGHEDA). In 1841 the family were in Walton Village near PRESTON, Lancs. Thomas died & Hannah was in Preston in 1851, near to daughter Jane (then LEEMING). Hannah died in 1871 at the home of her son Francis (Frank) Marshall Moore in CHORLTON, Lancs. Does anyone know where THOMAS was born c1796 & who his parents were?
Baty/Haig
Henry Haig farmer from Wigton married Tamar Baty from Bromfield
red mail Addison
researching Addison family of Wigton - James Addison who had daughter Frances who married Henry Badcock in Manchester abt 1849. James is listed a a farmer - any information would be a tremendous help in tracing family roots
red mail HIGHMOOR MANSION
Hi I am currently interested in finding out as much info as possible on the Banks family that lived at Highmoor Mansion in Wigton from 1830 to 1920. I also wish to find further info on the family who lived at Highmoor before the Banks Family. I would like to obtain old photo's, documents or general stories heard about the mansion. I already have a large amount of information from several books and online resources, however I would be interested in finding out what happened to the artefacts and furnishings that were sold off between 1912 and 1917 when the Head of the family went Bankrupt.
red mail O'Brien, Wigton
Has anyone details of Michael O'Brien born c 1835 in Wigton. He shows up on 1851 census living in County Durham, occupation - agricultural labourer. Later married Rebecca and lived in Gateshead.
kerr from wigton
does any body have any info on andrew and sarah kerr living in wigton in the 1840/1870. their children names alice , george, thomas ,elizabeth john and margaret any help would be gratefull thanks paula
red mail Park family of Wigton
I am researching the Park family of Wigton, Cumberland. I hold information on the family from the late 1700's to the present day but would like to hear from anyone else who is researching the same family
red mail Joseph Richardson Scott
Researching the Scott family from Woodside, nr Wigton. Joseph Richardson Scott (born 1874), son of Joseph Scott disappeared without a trace after 1896, rumoured to have been lost at sea. Any information appreciated
red mail frizell
researching the Frizell family tree from Wigton. I have traced Jonathan Frizell b. approx 1781/2 wife Mary (nee Grainger) but have had no luck in tracing his parentage. Any info would be greatly recieved
red mail william story master tanner
master tanner living at westhouse wigton 1908 son of william story and matha story.
red mail Beaty
Trying to find the parents of Isabella Beaty, born circa 1832 Wigton. Variant: Beatty
Finlinson One-name Study
I have a large Finlinson database, including many Finlinsons with Wigton area and Carlisle area origins. Help offered and gladly received.
HEWITSON
Researching family of John and Jane Hewitson m/sWilson,High Moor,Wigton,youngest child Jane Hewitson1820-1900 married Ebenezer Glencross any descendants with info ?
todhunter
does anyone have info about a william and margaret todhunter who were married in wigton around 1832,cant find her maiden name,
red mail Hayton
I am researching my family history of my father. He was Pattinson Hayton (1916 -2000 b. Carlisle), his father was Amos Hayton (1874 ? 1955 b. Wigton), mother Annie Smith (1888 ? 1975 b. Silloth). His Grandfather was Pattinson Hayton (1821 ? 1882b. Bowness), Grand mother Jane Hayton (1832 -1905 b. Little Bampton). Jane Hayton had been married previously to an Irving; I cannot find her maiden name or any reference to the first marriage. I think I also have his great grand parents, Amos andBarbra Beaty married 1808 in Wigton. I was always lead to believe that Pattinson originated from a grandmotherÕs maiden name, this I now feel is incorrect as I have come across quite a few Pattinson Haytons . It would be great to find out the link.
red mail Pattinson
Looking for information John Pattinson m Margaret Richardson, son John Richardson Pattinson born wigton, cumberland, 10 November 1839, church unknown. Travelled via Australia and settled in New Zealand.
red mail Finlinson
My ancestors Jacob Finlison b. 1657, who married Maria Grinhaw b. 1661 were both from Wigton. I can't find information to their parents though. All help is welcomed.
red mail Dalgleish/dalglish
All of the DALGLEISHs/DALGLISHs living in Wigton in the 1800s are related to my family. Are there any other Wigton DALGLEISH descendants out there? Related families include MacALLISTER, THOMSON, REED, SHERRARD.


 
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