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Academies in Winton and Kirkby Stephen
I am looking for any information about the Academies in Winton and Kirkby Stephen. If you know anything about them, their teachers or pupils, I would love to know. They ran from the 18th to the 19th centuries and teachers were at different times - Richard Aislabie, Reverend Thomas Heslop, Thomas Breaks, various members of the Adamthwaite family, Mr Burrell, Thomas Twycross, John Howgill or Hugill, Laura Middlecoat, Henry Abel Arrowsmith, James Brown Henderson, Thomas Culham . Many thanks
red mail Cowperthwaite Family
I am looking for information on Parkin Cowperthwaite (b1752, Kirkby Stephen), Eleanor Cowperthwaite (nee Railton, b 1767, Kirkby Stephen) and their families. I can't locate death information for either of these people. I know that Parkin's father was George Cowperthwaite, and Eleanor's father was John Railton. There my research has struck a dead end and I would appreciate any insights and assistance. I am related to Parkin and Eleanor's daugher, Eleanor (b 1806) who married James Atkinson.
red mail wharton of waitby
i am relate d to william wharton , isabel cunningham , john wharton margeret brocklebank , hine , eubanks , from eithe r kirkby stephen , waitby , ravenstonedale and kendal. any ideas ? thanks Jan
red mail Simpson, Bracken
Looking for info about James Simpson 1695 - 1740, Anthony Simpson 1715 - 1777. Anthony married Alice Bracken 1736 but not in Kirkby Stephen - possibly Kendal or Sedburgh? Any info gratefully received.
red mail Bousfield
I am trying to research Margaret Bousfield b abt 1804in kirby stephen, she married Joseph robinson born in wetheral cumberland and they had three sons, am interested in any information, thanks
red mail Ancestral Burton home
Searching for Burton family believed living in or near Kirkby Stephen. Richard Burton, b. abt 1580. Son Thomas born abt 1610, immigrated to colonies in abt 1635
Am looking for a Dr Gibson around 1800s in the Craven area. Help much appreciated.
red mail Wharton - a long way from Kirkby Stephen
Three brothers Arthur b.1879, Frank b.1883 and Frederick b.1885 Wharton all went to Belgium as jockeys. I know that Arthur trained at Newmarket. Frank became a trainer in Belgium. Their father Milner was born in London. The family originally came from Kirkby Stephen and Waitby, Westmorland. William Wharton b. 1673.
1732 I have Mary COMPSTONE marrying Richard ORTON (1692 - 1752). 9 November, also a CUMPSTON male witnessing an ORTON will. Any family details welcomed
1556 - 1836 searching for my CUMPSTON ancestors - 47 entries known to date and willing to share information. Any family details welcomed
Henry Hewetson, b. 1748 (probably at Kirkby Stephen), d. 17-3-1813. Mar. Anne ? in 1776. They had 13 children! Another Ann Hewetson, b. 1793, d. 31-5-1865, m. John Faraday (b. 17-10-1790) on 24-1-1818 at Kirkby Stephen.
red mail Albert Leighton Lawson/Nina Dowson
Albert Leighton Lawson b 1902 (Kirkby Stephen) m Nina Dowson b 1904 (Crook). Parents were George William Lawson/Elizabeth Alice Brown (farming connections) and Thomas William Dowson/Elizabeth Burrell. Connections with the following areas, Kirkby Stephen, Crook, Lynesack, Butterknowle, Hamsterley
red mail Sanderson
Elizabeth Sanderson, b. 1753, married Richard Grainger at Kirkby Stephen in 1779. Any information on her family and ancestry appreciated.
John Peacock
John Peacock was born in Kirkby Stephen in 1782, the son of John and Mary Peacock. He may have married a Mary and fathered Charles and Robert in 1821 and 1823, but he was in Sunderland by 1827 and was married to Alice by 1851. Any information appreciated.
What is known of the Richardson family of Keepers on Bowes Moor, part of the Appleby Castle Estate?
I am researching the WALKER / TUNSTALL families and, in particular, I am trying to trace the ancestors (anddetails) of a Mary WALKER (b. 1776; d. 1851) who was the daughter of a local clergyman. In or around 1805, she married a Thomas TUNSTALL, possibly of THURLAND and son of a farmer near HEAD OF TEES (W Yorks). Thomas in fact claimed the arms as a descendant of Sir Brian TUNSTALL although their is no proof that his cliam was founded.
red mail Bradley
Family of this surname in parish of Kirkby Stephen from at least 1700. Dr Orton BRADLEY, born 1788, died 1857, married Mary HOLLAND, and lived at Eden Place, a farm on the outskirts of Kirkby Stephen.
Radford Ophelia Elizabeth
Henry Richard RADFORD(schoolmaster) & Anne RITCHIE were the parents to Ophelia Elizabeth Radford born approx 1840 Kirkby Stephen Westmoreland also Laura,& Gertrude Ophelia M; William Geeves in St Kilda Melb,Australia 1863, died Ballarat 1888 aged 47.has anyone have access to births in Kirkby Stephen for that time era ,would be most gratefully accepted
red mail Orton Family
Interested in any of this surname from Kirkby Stephen. My line has a succession of Reginald ORTONs.

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