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CLARK at Stanley, Tanfield, Kyo, etc, etc
I am researching the family of Thomas CLARK and his wife Ann (née ROBINSON) who appeared in the 1911 census at 10 Oakeys Cottages. The census reveals Ann had given birth to 10 children of whom five had died before the date of the 1911 census. I have names of the living children but no information concerning the five who had died in their childhood. None of the five appeared with their parents in the censuses of 1891 or 1901. Any info concerning any members of this family would be very gratefully received! Robert.
red mail Boyd Family
Does anyone have any knowledge or even be related to John Boyd. The only information to hand at this time is that he married a Joanna Jarrett in Chester le Street in 1922. Their children were, Alan bn 1922 in Lanchester, John Victor bn 1924 in Chester le Street as were William bn 1927 and Joan bn 1934. It is known that John and Joanna at sometime lived in Fern Avenue, Stanley. Any information on John or Joanna would be most welcome
Ethel & Edith May URWIN (a.k.a. NICHOLSON)
Any contact with living relatives or info concerning my relatives Ethel (b. 14 Oct 1906) and Edith May (b. 29 Mar 1910) URWIN, daughters of William URWIN and Emma NICHOLSON, née COATES, would be greatly appreciated. The family lived at Oakey's Cottages in Stanley at the time of the 1911 census.
CLARK, Rita - born 19 Feb 1935
Rita, daughter of Joseph and Jane (née Williamson), was born at 15 Douglas Street in Stanley. Siblings included Peggy, Nancy, Ernie, Kathleen, Joe and Jonty. I should like to find out more about this family; Rita and her siblings are my cousins. Any info or leads would be greatly appreciated.
Joseph Royaloak CLARK (b.1892) married Jane Ann WILLIAMSON (b.1898) in 1921. Their children were known as Nancy (possibly Ann), Peggy (possibly Margaret), Jonty (possibly John Thomas), Ernie (possibly George E.), Kathleen (possibly Jean), Joe (possibly Joseph) and Rita. The family may have had connections with Tanfield and was known to have lived in Stanley (East and South), Co. Durham. As I am related to this family any info would be greatly appreciated.
red mail The Imperial Hotel
I am trying to find out anything I can on the history of the Imperial Hotel in Stanley.My great grand father was a police constable in Durham until about 1911.I have a photograph of an Imperial Hotel with his name above the door(John Shepherd Marshall)but it doesn't resemble the same buliding in Stanley.His wife is buried in St Georges South Moor.Can anyone enlighten me??
red mail Ridley
Any info on Frederick Ridley and his wife they lived at 6 spen street stanley.early 1900s to 1960s
William Nixon and Jane Ann Barrass
Would anyone have information or dob or dod dates for this couple? They were married on the 15 April 1901 and gave birth to a son, called John Joseph on the 13 June 1914. This man was my grandfather but I never knew him. I am trying to find out about his parents and whether he had any siblings. John Joseph had children with my grandmother, Gladys (McNeal) who he married on 17 March 1934, they were: Colin, Ronald, Eileen and Robert. He was also related to Susan Nixon, Sarah Nixon and Michael Quinlyn-Nixon. John Joseph Nixon later married a lady called Elizabeth Waugh and they had a daughter, named Linda. I would be grateful for any background information with regard to this family. Thank you.
red mail Alderson / Spedding
Hi I am hoping someone can help me with information regarding the Alderson family of Stanley between 1907 and 1930. I believe that Ernest Alderson (who married Ellen Spedding in 1907) may be my maternal grandfather and am anxious both to confirm his identity, and his movements in the period 1919 to 1930. I am reasonably certain that if I have the correct gentleman that he left his wife following the Great War (at least for a period)perhaps attempting a reconciliation around 1925-1927. Any information would be gratefully received MTIA Dave
red mail Maud Fluellin Thompson
I am looking for information on Maud and John Pyle Hall (spouse) John came from West Kyo (we Think) They possibly lived in Tanfield. Thanks Graham
red mail Agnes McErlane
Agnes was married to my GG Grandfather Owen Guy, but before that she was married to Richard Hall. Does anyone know anything about this family the Halls and descendants. Agnes had two daughters, one Elizabeth Ann Guy was my Grandmother. Graham
red mail Durance and Alana Powell
I am looking for any information about Durance and Alana Powell ( my half brother and sister) who lived in Stanley in the early 50's Our Mother was Lillian Powell ( Soulsby) born 1925 at Tudhoe. Thanks Barry
red mail Hopper
I am researching my father's family in the Stanley/Anfield Plain area. My father John, (better known as Jack), was born 09/09/1917 and educated at the Board School before starting work at the Consett Iron Company where he worked in the Sales department until he retired. At some point the family moved to Chester le Street. His Father was also called John but I have very little information on him, other than he had a sister Annie and brothers named Thomas, William, Ralph and Joseph. His grandfather Joseph Hopper, hailed from the Heworth/Windy Nook area and married Martha Grey in 1891. Information on any member of the Hopper family in the Stanley/Chester le Street/Heworth area would be appreciated.
red mail William Findlay
Does anyone have any information on William Findlay. Married Barbara Davidson 1889 district of Lanchester. 2 sons Sydney Findlay born 1894 and Clarence Findlay born 1899. Daughter Adelaide Findlay born 1896
red mail Henry Findlay
Looking for any information on Henry Findlay. Born 1846 Eden Hill, Urpeth. Son of George and Ann. Brothers William,Thomas,George,John,and a sister Mary. Henry married Mary Jane Dawson in 1896. They had 2 daughters. Margaret and Isabella. Any information would be great
red mail Graham
Looking for any info on the Graham's. My grandfather was born in Stanley in 1925, he was Colin Graham, son of Alexander Graham and Margaret Lawson Graham nee Grieveson.
red mail crozier/ lawson/ lewins/ douglas/draper.
Researching my family tree. Great Grandfather was William Crozier. B. Gosforth 1858. Died ( along with two of his sons William Jnr & Thomas Crozier) west Stanley pit disaster 1909. He was married to Alice Turner, together they had 11 children. Four of these children married into the Douglas, Lawson, Lewins and the Draper families. I would love to hear from any of their descendants. Best Wishes Frances
William Dodd ROBSON and Sarah Jane USHER migrated to Australia in 1886 with 2 children. Seeking info on any connections.
red mail Family Of Lowinger Hall Of Stanley & Stanhope, Durham
My Hall story starts in Stanley with the birth of Robert HALL about 1530, his spouse is unknown but he had at least one child a son William b. abt 1558 in Lanchester and his spouse Alice TEMPEST and son Robert b. abt 1593 in Lanchester. Robert (1593)had a first wife Anne CARTER and a second wife Margaret Watt b. abt 1600, they had children John 1629, Robert 1631, Margaret 1633, Ann 1635 and Thomas b. 1639 all born in Stanhope. Robert 1631 married in abt 1660 to a Margaret b. abt 1633 in Stanhope and they had Robert 1661 in Wolsingham, John 1664 and Jane in 1666 both in Stanhope. Robert 1661 married in 1695 to Jane Maddison b. 1677. They had Robert 1697, Lowinger 1699, John 1704, Isobel 1706, Thomas 1708 and George 1715. Lowinger HALL 1699had a son Lowinger in 1740 and he had a grandson Lowinger in 1772 in Stanhope. Lowinger 1772 sister Margaret married a John HOGGARTH who came from Westmoreland b.1799.
red mail Embleton
Mid 1800's onwards

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