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red mail Crawford, Mason's Arms, Bondgate
I'm trying to research my g-g-grandfather Charles Crawford, born c 1821 (married to Isabella), who seems to be the Licensed Victualler of the Mason's Arms in Bondgate, but the only info I can find on a pub with this name seems to be elsewhere, near alnwick. His son John Henry founded the Crawford's Mineral Waters company in Newcastle. Any info gratefully received!
red mail Alnwick Northumberland
I would be grateful for more infomation about Margaret Ann Maclachlan dob cc 1892 who is registered in an Alnwick institution in 1911 census.
red mail Eleanor May Davidson
Born to Florence May Neilus nee Davidson at Alnwick Embleton County 3/2/1916. My wonderful Grandmother who left us no details of her early life. Would really like any information for her daughter and son (my mother and uncle). Any help gratefully accepted. Am starting this search from the Antipodes!
red mail Trobes yardT
Hi all, My wifes grandfather Robert Trobe, married in 1933 to Margaret Ellen Trobe. Residence is given on cert as Trobes Yard, Clayport, Alnwick. Have been unable to find this address on any map. Strange to live in a place with own surname??? Any help would be fantastic. Many thanks to the Curious Foxers who have helped me previously.
red mail Benjamin Bartram/Bertram, 1718 Edlingham near Alnwick
Benjamin was born 1718 in Edlingham near Alnwick and had a son, Thomas in 1738. Records show that Thomas married twice - first to Ann Wallace in 1758 in Ilderton near Berwick and then later in 1775 to Mary Tait in Ford near Berwick. He had a son, James in 1765. Does anyone reading this have a connection which will help me ? I am will to share information.
red mail Searching Jackson Family 1800
John Jackson and his wife Ann lived and died in Alnwick. John was with the Northumberland Light Infantry Regimant of Militia. He died in 1822. Ann his wife died aged 64 in 1848. They had a daughter Ann who was born in 1816 and who married John Cook of Wickam Durham in 1836. The graves of them are just inside the main entrance of St Michael's Alnwick. Another relative Dorothy Jackson wife of Ralph is near the round tower end of the church. Another relatives of the Jacksons are the Jamesons, Moldens and Moore. Can any one help with this family. They are said to have lived in Bondgate Without.
red mail Frederick Charles Silk of Landport, U.S.D, Eng
This is my first Post. My grandfather is James Frederick Silk of Chillingham, Eng Born 31 May 1909 died 6 Jul 1982 in Morpeth, Northumberland married to Jane Ann Weatherspoon born 29 July 1906 in Capetown, South Africa. My Great grand father Born 29 April 1886 In Landport, England Died 10 Aug 1967 in Elmhurst, Alnwick, Northumberland Married to Alice Pile, born 27 May 1883 in Newcastle, Eng. My Great, great Grandfather is Frederick Eli Silk born in 1860 died in 1957 and married to Adelaide Mary Young.
red mail charles francis Lloyd
my great great grandfather charles david Lloyd from scotland settled in Howick village and was employed at the howick estate as a gameskeeper , he married Ellen in 1856 and they had 3 children ,joseph,charles francis ( my great grandfather ) and margaret fanney . charles francis Lloyd was born in 1859 and in 1882 fought in the war in the sudan,egypt , he settled in egypt and married and hada family but returned to alnwick in the early 1900,s where he died of a malignant tumour , he was 48 years old and had been a captain in the egyptian police . i would like to know what regiment he was in and if there are any lloyds in alnwick to this present day?
red mail Sanderson/Strafford
I am wondering if anyone has any information relating to the family of Michael Sanderson b 1801 d 1849 who was a grocer and his wife Ann Strafford b 1806 who married in 1838 in the district of Alnwick. They had two children that I know of, Thomas Strafford Sanderson b 1840 and Michael Henry Sanderson b 1843 The Strafford name is still being used as a middle name 200 years on and it would be interesting to find out more about the family as well as getting further back with the Sanderson name. Thank you
red mail Shell & Barker Alnwick 1948
Trying to trace relatives of my grand parents. Thomas Edward Shell, Coal Miner and Olive Shell (nee Barker)c 1948 Alnwick
red mail Davison - Lilburn, Alnwick
I am trying to find the birth/baptism/christening details of my GG G-F John Davison born at Lilburn, Alnwick c1805. He married Martha Burrage 10 Feb 1844 at St Margarets Church, Westminster, his father is shown as George Davison, farmer. John became a House of Commons messanger. He died on 16 Feb 1866 at Westminster. They had 3 children Jane (my G G-M) and George (twins 18 Dec 1844) and Mary-Ann 1846. I have been unable to trace John's parents or siblings. Any help would be appreciated.
red mail Alnwick Newtons.
I am trying to find records and ancestors of my wifes father, John James Newton, who was born in Alnwick, 21st December 1931, I can't find any trace, so any help would be gratefully accepted.
red mail Scott Family
I would be interested to hear anything about the Scott family who lived in Alnwick in the early 1800's. George Scott senior and George Scott junior - born Alnwick around 1812. Both Engineers.
red mail Alnwick - Cole
My great great grandfather William Edward Cole (b1821) settled in Alnwick in the 1830s having come from Wivenhoe Essex. He married Elspeth Young from Rothbury in about 1841. He was a Tinsmith and lived in Canongate Street and then Clayport Street. Does anyone know anything about his wife - I can't find her details or a marriage, though I do have both of their death certificates. They had 15 children, though many died in childhood. My Great Grandfather Benjamin Cole was born in Alnwick 7/4/1854. He married Elizabeth Trobe Simpson on 14/4/1874 in Newcastle and went on to have nine children. He was a Sawyer later a slater and in his sixties was the caretaker of a mission in Alnwick. He lived in Forbes Yard, then Union Court and at his death in 1904 at14 Hotspur Street. My Grandfather William Edward Lambert Cole was born 16/9/1875 in Alnwick and married Mary Ann Ferguson Weatherston on 26/6/1900 at St Michael's church. He was a stone mason and I have a picture of his premises somewhere in Alnwick. He went briefly to Canada 1911ish but returned before WWI. I do not know where they lived or where his stone nason business was. My father James Weatherston Cole was born 13/9/1903 in Alnwick and apart from visit to Canada as a child, he lived and worked in Alnwick until 1940 when he went to Somerset as part of WWII relocation. He worked as a cycle or motorcycle mechanic in Alnwick-again I do not know where. Unfortuately he died in 1951 when I was just 8, so I know virtually nothing about him. His brother (my Uncle) Gordon Cole was born in Alnwick 6/8/1906. I think he worked with his brother for a while. In the 1940s he and his wife moved to Bamburgh where he was postmaster and ran the post office and gift shop for over 30 years. If anyone can fill in more detail about any of my Alnwick ancestors, I would be very grateful.
red mail Alnwick - Eltis -Trainer
I am looking for birth, parents etc of my 2xgreat gr mother Elizabeth Eltis who was born in Northumberland, possibly in Alnwick c1813. On 31 December 1831 at parish church Alnwick, she married Francis Trainer, born Ireland. Believe some children may have been christened St Mary's Chapel (RC) Barliffgate Street, Alnwick, but no details yet. Any help appreciated. from Loris
red mail Info On McLaughlan,s/Thompson,s
Looking for any help on the Family of Hugh P Mclaughlan(my G.Father)who married Barbara Thompson in early 1930,the children from the marriage were ERIC(my Father),Hugh,Shonna.I have found records of birth of my father in the district of Glendale (after this I hit a brick wall).No trace of any others.I known Granny Barbara lived in Newcastle in the 60,s,i think by then separated from granddad.
red mail Jane Douglas
I am trying to find info on Jane Douglas,my great,great,great,grandmother.As far as i can make out,her last address was Narrowgate,Alnwick.1881. She was b 1801 and 80yrs old at the time of living in Alnwick,just wondering if any body could shed any light on where she moved to from here as i think she died around 1885.Any help would be of great value. Regards, Steve
red mail HOGG/PURVIS
Seeking help trying to research Gt Grandparents Robert Hogg born Beadnell abt.1867 parents John Hogg and Isabella Purvis. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Also does anyone know where the nearest shipping port would be for travel to Australia abt 1900'?
red mail Bells of Alnwick
Looking for information on my grandfathers siblings. He was William Bell, son of Robert Bell, shoemaker and freeman of town. One brother was sent to Ohio, and an older half brother, Robert, became a doctor. I have a photo of the family taken about 1867. They were a large family,about 10 or 11 children
red mail Bells of Alnwick
Hope somebody out there can help me trace information on WILLIAM BELL (1821-1888) a boot & shoemaker in Alnwick, who was also a Freeman of the town. Also his father ROBERT BELL (1774-1847) a currier/shoemaker of the town. I have quite a bit of information already but would love to expand on it, especially as I am visiting Alnwick in a couple of months time to follow in the footsteps of my forefathers! Many thanks, Chris
red mail Douglas/Jobson
Johnathan hall Douglas b 1862 alnwick. parents James Douglas b 1817 Hesley hoist and Dorothy Jobson b 1824 Alnwick. Looking for any info on their marriage and Dorothy's family. Regards Jo
red mail Louis John Angel Family
My grandfather was pork butcher in Alnwick from 1908-1911 (when he taken ill and died suddenly). His wife, Catherine, subsequently managed the butcher shop for a number of years, before marrying William Meech in 1918. My father (William Colin Angel)grew up and attended school there with his 3 sisters, before emigrating to Canada in the 1920s. I would be very happy if anyone reading this remembers anything of the family, the school the children attended, the butcher shop, etc.
red mail Buglass/Watson
Looking for any information re Buglass or Watson in Alnwick. In particular John W Buglass. John Watson or Isabella Watson.
red mail Andrew Clark
Looking for information about my uncle Andrew Clark b. 1897. He fought in WW1 and later ?married Dora (surname unknown) they lived for a while on Alnwick Moor and later on Clayport. I think there was a son but don't know his name or age. Andrew used to do window cleaning in the fifties. Any help appreciated
red mail Robertson / Scott early 1800's
Joseph Robertson 1772-1856 farm worker married Elizabeth Scott b 1775 ? Eglington ? Marriage 1803? Elizabeth may have died 1844/45/49? Their son Luke Scott Robertson moved to Leeds. There seem to have been a number of Robertsons in Alnwick at the time. Joseph died in "the white house". Any information on the family or any other Robertsons or Scotts at that time is of interest. Also, Luke and his son were slaters, I suspect at least some of the Robertsons were in the building trades.
red mail Trying to trace Thorburn (or Thorborn)
I am trying to locate the address of my g/grandmother,Jane Ann Thorburn (or Thorborn) (b 1855/6), her father Thomas (b c.1829) or her grandfather, John (b c.1801). Their address given in the 1851 census is "Robinsons Yard, Clayport Street" - can anyone give me a rough idea where this might have been on the street - I cannot find a detailed map of Alnwick for this era. Many thanks.
red mail Vernon surname Alnwick
A Henry Vernon was born in Alnwick,Northumberland,c 1820. I am seeking info on his parents and any other Vernons in Alnwick.Could anyone help,please?
red mail AITKIN / AITKEN
ANYONE GOT A EBENEZER AITKIN B ABT 1760 ANWICK NORTHUMBERLAND WITH A SON HENRY AITKIN B POTTERGATE ST ALNWICK ABT 1783.REGARDS MARGARET
red mail Turnbull Family
I'm after any information on the Turnbull family. My connection is to Algernon Robert Turnbull b 12 Sep 1770. Father is Joseph, mother is unknown. Algernon Robert Turnbull moved to London and married Margaret Ann Morgan in the Marylebone area.
red mail ALNWICK/REED
I am looking for any information on Jeremiah Reed born 1850 Alnwick. His parent's were George and Ann Reed both born 1816 George was listed as a clogger on the 1841 Alnwick census.
red mail Rennison
I have traced my branch of the Rennison family back to my great great grandfather George Rennison 1824-1903, married to Frances Wilson born about 1825. George was a gamekeeper on the Duke of Northumberland's estate and lived in the gamekeeper's lodge. Their children were Thomas, John, Ann, Alice, George and William, all born in Alnwick. please, can anyone help me with some more information about George and his family, especially before 1824.
red mail Peter Robinson, Clayport
Looking for information about Peter & Sarah Robinson (maiden name Moffat). Peter appears in an 1855 directory living in 28 Clayport as a Baker & Grocer. His father, William was the miller of Bolton Mill.
red mail Looking for William Robinson journalist & author
I'm looking for information about my grandfather, William Robinson, who was "born under the very shadow of the Duke's grey old feudal home" in August 1856. He wrote 2 books - The Magic of Tomorrow & Comet Chaos - under the pen name Cyril Seymour. He was married first to Sarah who died in 1904 & then to my grandmother, Madeline Maude Francis in 1906. I now know his father's name was Peter & mother's Sarah Moffat. Peter was a "flour dealer" at the birth of my grandfather William. I have traced a Peter to Bolton Mill. Any information would be welcome.
At a dead end
I am looking for any information about my 4xgreat grandparents Robert Dawson Ferguson born in Alnwick & Ann Archbold born Northumberland, I have no information about Ann other then she was born c1821, Robert was the son of James Ferguson born in Longhoughton Northumberland.
red mail Isabella Jackson
Looking for any information eg parents/siblings for Isabella Jackson born about 1826 Alnwick England, Isabella married Robert Tinkler(born abt 1821 Hart, durham, England),on the 4 Nov 1848 All Saints, Newcastle On Tyne, England. On the marriage certificate Roberts’s father is listed as Robert, deceased at time of marriage. Robert and Isabella had two children, Eleanor born 1849 Alnwick and a son John born 1850 Park House Morpeth Castle Northumberland, England. In the early 1850s they migrated to Australia and purchased farming property in Victoria and called it Kelloe Hill."
red mail James Thomas Lock
I am looking for information on my grandfathers family his name was James Thomas Lock 1886. He moved to Newport South Wales as a soldier and there he married Ada Perry in 1909 but I do not know if his whole family moved. Any help would be appreciated he has eluded me for years Thanks
red mail Lawson
My grandfather Ralph Lawson was born in alnwick in 1875 and I am wanting more information regarding the family. His father was William Lawson and mother Agnes Hay.
red mail Cordial family born in Alnwick
l am looking for details of Eva May Cordial born 1903 in Alnwick,Enid Courts Cordial Born 1905,and Ronald Cordial born 1908 in Alnwick, they were children of James Courts Cordial of London and Jane (maiden name Pickard) from Alnwick,also James father James who died in 1886 in Alnwick. Thank you.
red mail Joseph Samson/Mary Meek
Joseph Samson born Alnwick married Mary Meek at Jarrow 1794 had 3 children, Joseph, Mary & William Thomas. Any info would be much appreciated
red mail Mary Samson/Alexander Robertson
Mary Samson b. abt 1769, Alnwick married Alexander Robertson, Jarrow 1791 had 3 children. Any possitive information would be great
red mail Butcher Company Alnwick
My late husband's family (Thew) came from the Durham/Newcastle on Tyne area, and I once had a handwritten (very hard to see) family tree, which has been lost. From memory, most of the men on it belonged to something called "The Butcher Company". Does anyone know what this was? The male names were predominantly George.
red mail Alnwick - Strachan
I am looking for an Elizabeth Strachan who married George Mennim (Minnim). She could have been born in Scotland as was George but their children , Frances, Elizabeth, George, Mary and James were all born in Northumberland, James being the last born in Alnwick. I have reached a dead end and would appreciate any information.
At a dead end.
My G.Grandmother was Janet E. Geggie (B)1879 Alnwick England, father William Geggie(B)1849 mother Jane Ann Wilson(B)1851 her parents James Wilson & Isabella? Family had moved to Australia before Jan 1902 when she married in NSW to G.Boss If anyone can conect this family to theirs I'd love to hear from you. Thanks Kellee
red mail Robert Dawson
Robert Dawson, born about 1746 in parish of Alnwick, Northumberland. Possibly father of George Dawson and grandfather of Jane Dawson (who married John Hogg). The family was involved in breeding and training race horses.
common john
Any one who knows the history of the commons of alnwick henry i think was the son of john -- henry came out to newzealand early 1900 --henry had several brothers and a sister henrys mother worked at the castle
red mail George Blakelock c1776
George Blakelock was Baptised in Zion House in 1776. I know some of his family then moved to near Sunderland Co.Durham. What happened to the remainder as there is no one else called 'Blakelock' in the local telephone directory
red mail Barber family
Looking for members of the Barber family in the Alnwick, Chatton and Wooler area. Robert Barber was a tailor, his father a gardener. Robert married Mary Dickinson, my great grandfather's sister.
red mail Wards Clarence Stockton and London to Brighton Railway
Any info on Robert Ward born around 1818 Alnwick and his father Thomas please. Robert married Ann Robinson in Darlington and died in Hastings Sussex. He was connected to Clarence/ Stockton and Darlington Railway in some way and was an engineer and driver?! on London to Brighton Railways 1850s/60s - Thanks
red mail Howey
I'm looking for any information on my g-g-grandfather, Aaron Howey (born in Alnwick about 1822) and his brother, James, who was about 5 years older. They were both living in London by 1841, both working as tailors. Aaron's father's name is not given on either of his marriage certificates, and I would particularly like to find the name of his mother.
marriage-matthew laverick/jane greenwood
looking for info of my great,great grandparents,Matthew Laverick & Jane Greenwood,Matthew,born 1818 in Longbenton was a coalminer as was his father who I beleive was called William,Jane born 1822,her father was an accountant? called Michael,they came from Upon Fared?,Berwickshire or Alnwick,Matthew & Jane & 4 children moved to Shotton,Co,Durham,had 4 more children, then Hetton le hole,Matthew was killed at Hetton Colliery in 1867.Regards,Philip
red mail 29 Howick Street 1933
Hi all, This is probably a long shot but here goes. I was born at the above address in 1933. My parents were Ralph and Lillian Forster. Lillian was an upholsterer at Alnwick Castle up until my birth. I believe we all moved from Alnwick about two years later. If anyone knows of any connections to this family or if there are still descendants living there, I would love to make a connection. Kind regards.....Joan
red mail Caldwell
Seeking information about John Caldwell, born in Alnwick about 1802. He married Anne Davison in Newcastle in 1820.
red mail DUNN SHOTTON
Seeking information on the DUNN family of Alnwick and also the SHOTTON family. Edward DUNN was born about 1678 in Alnwick. His son John DUNN b.1730, married Ann SHOTTON on 8 May 1730. Ann is believed to have been born about 1708 at Edlington.
red mail Pringle
Ebeneezer Pringle is shown as a shepherd south of Alnwick on the 1841 census.His son Nicholas born in Wooler moved to newcastle where he had a provisions shop in Elswick. Is anyone else researching this family?
red mail Elliotts. Monkhouses Alnwick
Looking for information of Mercy Elliott born 1790 in Alnwick married Joseph Monkhouse born 1780 Alnwick and Mercy Monkhouse born 1816 Alnwick married to Thomas Ashton born 1812 Acklington Northumberland
Clayport, Alnwick, 1745-55
I am looking for information about this street in Alnwick in the mid C18th. My ancestor, Mark Lawson (see earlier posting), was a shopkeeper in the street at that time. His wife Dorothy died in 1752. He probably married again and had at least one child, who did not survive. I would like to know more about Mark's trade and where he came from originally. There are records of other Mark Lawsons in Alnwick at the same time, in the militia and as a labourer or similar, but it is not clear if any of them relate to the same person. Mark and Dorothy had, we believe, only one son (who was possibly born in Hamsterley, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham). John (born 1753) moved to Yorkshire, where he was a blacksmith. Despite checking the Apprenticeship records in the National Archive recently, I have not yet found any indication of where he was an apprentice.
red mail West
Hello, i'm looking information for various people. The first one would be Anna Elizabeth West, daughter of a Colonel. She was married to Joseph James Montaghue, in the year 1810. They had four children, Amelia, Daniel, James and Sarah. They lived in Alnwick until around 1814, then they moved to Bamburgh. It is very important for me to find out anything i can about them, so if anybody can help me, i will be really thankful.
red mail Albert Coulthard
I am trying to find other family members of Albert Coulthard born 22/4/22 in Alnwick. Father was Robert born 1882, died 24/5/41 buried Alnwick, he was a house painter, Mother was Sarah Edith Thompson born 1888, married 26/9/20 Albert was the only child. They lived in 10 Market Street, with an Uncle and Aunt, probably also Albert Coulthard,who had 2 children, the father of Robert and Albert also lived in the same building though I can find no record of another Coulthard in the 1901 census. Sarah Thompson may have had sisters named Francis ( Fanny), Eleanor ( Ela) , and Mary. Albert flew in the RAF ( Kingston Ontario 1942, and Abingdon 1944) and returned to Alnwick post war working in the railways. He later travelled to New Zealand. He never married
red mail LOOKING FOR MY COUSINS
I'm Spanish. I'm looking for the children of William Hardy and his wife Pilar Hardy Larumbe (my aunt)who died between 1985-1990. One of the child's name was Celina. They have grew up!! Maybe 30-40 years old
red mail Freemasons Tavern or Arms, Landlord Joseph Francis
Can anyone do a look up for me please on 1891 census? My grandfather Joseph Francis ran the Freemasons Tavern or Arms in Hotspur St between C1885-1900. Want to know who was in his household in 1891 as am sure am missing certain children. He supposedly had thirteen but only traced seven so far. many thanks
red mail Cleghorn
I am trying to find information on Hilda Margaret CLEGHORN born 1905 in Alnwick, Northumberland, England. She married Matthew John Alexander KIRDY, he was a pilot in WWII, and died in Dunkirk, England on the 29 July 1940. I would love to know more about Hilda and her family.
red mail Daglish
Looking for this family name in Alnwick Northumberland. My grandfather was George William Crawford Daglish born around 1873 and served in the Coldstream Guards. His fathers name was John William Daglish and was a gamekeeper by profession. I am looking for anyone who think that these people are members of their family. I am trying to make contact with relatives in the area as my grandfather eventually settled in London and married a London girl called Eveline Florence Lee and never returned to Alnwick. He raised a family of three boys and one girl. My late father was the youngest Henry John Daglish born in 1909.
Gray
My ggrandfather John William Gray was born in Heckley, Alnwick in 1847, and married Elizabeth Wilson (from Tweedmouth)in 1868. Their first child, Matthew Gray was born at West Lilburn Grange, Alnwick in 1869. Looking for brothers or sisters of Johm William Gray.
red mail ANGUS
Looking for relatives with this surname in and around Alnwick. My GGGgrandfather was Job Angus b. 1790 in Alnwick, son of William b.1768 and Susannah Levison.Job went on to marry Hannah and had two children that I know of. Edward b.1823 and Ellen. Any information at all would be just great.
red mail Bell, Bryson, Ward.
Looking for information on currier/Shoemaker/Farmer Robert Bell b 1774 Bathgate d1847 Alnwick. Robert Bell Currier/Fishmonger b1819 d1882 Alnwick. George Bryson Bell Fishmonger b1848 d1932 Alnwick. and Samuel Ward Bell Blacksmith b1876 Alnwick d1954 Hartlepool. They married into the families of George Bryson of Lough House and Samuel Ward. Any information particually re-Robert Bell 1774.
red mail Thompson of Alnwick
I am looking for Andrew or Thomas Thompson of Alnwick. Andrew was a shepherd around 1864 in the Alnwick area and Thomas was born in Alnwick around 1846.
red mail Looking for information on James common
My GGgrandfather was James Common born in Alnwick in 1833,he Married Margaret Younger from Rennington/Rock,she was the daughter of John and Margaret Younger. I seem to have hit a wall trying to find who James father and Mother were, any help with this would be appreciated, thanks
red mail Emmerson
Looking for relatives with this surname in and around Alnwick. Spelt with one m in modern times but 1881 & 1901 census shows double m.
red mail Martha or Bessie Hood
Wanted information relevant to the person named or her birth or addopted parents. She was born on or around the 19th of February 1919 in the town of Gateshead.
red mail tracing family
looking for kathy and peter
Mark Lawson, shopkeeper, Alnwick
Seeking information about Mark Lawson who married Dorothy ???? and had one son, John, born in 1753. Mark was widowed by 1774 when John married in North Yorkshire. Mark was apparently a shopkeeper in Clayport, Alnwick. The only John son of Mark and Dorothy that we have found (born 1753) was born in Hamsterley, near Bishop Auckland, Durham. Was it the same family?
red mail Emma Patterson Turner
I have tried for years to find the birth or baptism of my great Great Grandmother, Emma Patterson Turner. She was the daughter of Ralph and Ann Turner of Alnwick. She was born (according to the age shown on her death certificate) about 1830. Her father was born in Chatton, and for some time I thought she may have been born there also. I now believe this is incorrect and she was actually born in Alnwick.I have examined Parish records without result. is there anyone out there who can assist, please???
Skelly in Alnwick 1789
Looking for Isabella Skelly born 1789 Alnwick, daughter of George Skelly and Isabella Hall. This family later moved to Tweedmouth. Isabella is reputed to have married Robert Douglass C1811. Does anyone recognise these people? I am anxious to confirm Isabella's marriage to Robert Douglass.
red mail Trying to Trace Charlotte Keen from Alnwick
I am trying to trace the Keen family from Alnwick. I have found a Charlotte Keen born c 1828/31 in Alnwick. In 1867 she married a William Allen in Alnwick, but by 1881 they had moved with their 12 year old nephew to Tabley House, Cheshire. Does anyone have access to 1851 or 1861 Alnwick census records and can carry out a look-up for me please? Kind regards Jacqueline A.
red mail SAMSON/MEEK
Joseph Samson born approx 1772 in Alnwick married Mary Meek in Jarrow in 1794.They had 3 children all born South Shields.Are these your rellies ?
Surname Baird
I am looking for any connection to the Baird family. It is believed that my grandfather (Henry Leveret Baird) was born about 1856. This may vary by about five (5) years. He joined the MN as a young person and sail mainly from North Shields.
red mail Astronomer Royal
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 Sir George Biddell Airy was born at Alnwick 27th July 1801 and died at Greenwich 2nd January 1892. A noted English astronomer, he was a Professor at Cambridge and Director of the Observatory 1828, Director ofGreenwich Observatory and Astronomer Royal 1836. He resigned his position as Astronomer Royal in 1881
red mail Alnwick 1886
From Bulmer's Directory of Northumberland p. 687 The Alnwick Poor Law Union comprehends 62 parishes and townships, whose area, according to the Census returns of 1881 is 98,879 acres, the population 21,315. The annual value of the land and property within the Union, as given in the Basis for the County Rates for 1886, is £149,682. The Union workhouse, situated at the south end of the town, is a large building, containing all the necessary accommodation and conveniences for so important a Union. The Board of Guardians hold their meetings on the second and last Saturdays of each month. p. 688 The Burial Board ? In 1856 by an order in council, the graveyard of the Parish Church was practically closed against future interments. A Burial Board was thereupon formed, and a plot of land purchased for a cemetery, about a mile out of the town. The grounds are beautifully laid out and kept in excellent order. There are two mortuary chapels in the Gothic style for the use of members of the Church of England and Dissenters respectively.
red mail Alnwick
From Cassell's Gazeteer Alnwick : 1891 : popn 6,746 - The Scientific and Mechanical Institution has a newsroom and a library of about 8,000 vols
red mail Surname Alnwick
I always thought that my ancestors came from Alnwick. I belive my gggrandfather came from Alnwick. Any help would be appreciated. William Alnwick married Josephine Wells Joseph Alnwick married Margaret Dawkins


 
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