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red mail Bowmans of Askham - (Askham - Westmorland)
Looking for info on Thomas and Ann Bowman who were living at 77 Burtergill Rd, Askham, during the 1841 census. Particularly Ann's maiden name. Ann was widowed before the 1851 census - when and how did Thomas die?
red mail Bowman/Parnell - (Askham - Westmorland)
I'm looking for any information on Thomas Parnell(1809 - 1852) who married Elizabeth Bowman (1811or1826 - 1853). Their son Edmund was my great great grandfather.. He married Rachel Matilda McAlevey in South Australia in 1857.Thanks, Ann
red mail Barbon Church and Garnetts - (Barbon - Westmorland)
As it is impossible for me to visit Barbon in Cumbria, I was wondering if anyone who walks around this area and knows the churchyard of St. Bartholemew's might just take a quick ganders in there and tell me if there are any of the Garnett family intered there. I am stuck at James Garnett and his wife Ann. Any help would be appreciated
red mail John Armstrong/Jane Thornton - (Beetham - Westmorland)
Looking for anyone who is researching the families of Armstrong or Thornton in the Beetham area. My gg,grandfather John Armstrong married Jane Thornton of Beetham Westmorland, in Liverpool 1835. Children; Agnes, Jane,Anne, Ellen Sophia. Peter
red mail TOVEY - (Beetham - Westmorland)
red mail Brennan or Beck Family. - (Beetham - Westmorland)
Looking for anyone researching the Brennans of Beetham. Mary Jane Brennan born Beetham 1860 to Thomas and Ann. Mary Jane married Frank (Francis)Beck. MaryJane and Frank Beck are the parents of my grandfather Joseph Harold Beck born Beetham 1885. My father Wilfred born to Joseph on the wrong side of the blanket 1921 when Joseph was working at Ambleside, Westmorland.My grandmother was the domestic servant on the farm where Joseph worked. Wilfred Goulthorpe (my father) was brought here to Australia when he was 9 years old in 1930. Would like to find family.
red mail Ireland, Winn of Beetham - (Beetham - Westmorland)
Looking for information on Thomas Ireland and his family. Wife Elizabeth. Children Elizabeth, Margaret, Richard Huck (Strick), Thomas, Mary Eleanor.
Campstey / Preston - (Beetham - Westmorland)
Mary Campstey married John Preston about 1780. I am looking for their marriage date and any other dates and information about their family, and also their own families they belonged to in and around the areas near Beetham, Hutton, Tatham, Cockerham etc.. all these places were in Lancashire in the 1700's.
red mail bolton - (Bolton - Westmorland)
my great grandmother was born in bolton westmorland in1849 she married joseph toppingfrom dufton inabout1868
red mail Edith Willan - (Bowland Bridge - Westmorland)
I know my Aunt Edith 1892 lived and died 1973 at Bowland Bridge. She was the daughter of Thomas Willan b1860 and Elizabeth Willan nee Lewis b1853. I believe that Thomas was the local blacksmith and I know he lived in the big house which was next to the river (there is now a bungalow between). I would be intrested to hear from anyone who may think they are related to these Willans. Ediths siblings were Mary, Frances Hannah, Thomas Lewis, Robert, Annie Isobel, Joseph Simpson,Nancy, Anthony, John William. Joseph, Anthony and John were all killed in the 1st ww.
red mail martin of bowness - (Bowness-On-Windermere - Westmorland)
nicholas martin born windermere about 1802 harriet hodgson born windermere about 1806 they married in bowness on windermere 1827 where nicholas was a shoemaker
Fisher, Wilson - (Bradleyfield - Westmorland)
Thomas WILSON (1592-1656) of Haversham Hall, Westmorland, married Dorothy, daughter of Henry Fisher of Bradleyfield, Westmorland in or before 1592. Who were these Fishers? And what became of Bradleyfield?
red mail Joseph Hunter of Brampton - (Brampton - Westmorland)
My ancestor Joseph Hunter lived and worked in Brampton, near Long Marton. He was a tailor and he served his apprenticeship in Keld, Shap, where his children were born. He himself was born at Great Strickland, where his father kept an inn. He wasmarried to Mary Thompson of Keld. His daughter Ann who was present at his death, married John Birbeck of Appleby. His daughter Elizabeth married John Breaks. His son Joseph married Margaret Bell, we believe.
Carus, Wilson, Carus-wilson - (Casterton - Westmorland)
Researching the ancestors and descendants of William Wilson Carus-Wilson, b.1764, of Casterton. Happy to exchange help.
GARNETT in Casterton - (Casterton - Westmorland)
A much-studied family. The Garnetts of Casterton go back to Anthony Garnett (b c1530) of Castle Dairy in Kendal. I have many descendents in America, mainly Garnetts and Fosters
red mail Hobson in Casterton - 1785 - onward - (Casterton - Westmorland)
Looking for the parents of Thomas Hobson born c1800 and the rest of the family
Westmoreland servant's school Casterton - (Casterton - Westmorland)
Information wanted about a school for waifs and strays in Casterton. Mentioned in the 1851 and 1881 census.
red mail FALLOWFIELD Family - (Cliburn - Westmorland)
Researching relatives of Samuel FALLOWFIELD born c1855 in Cliburn. In the 1891 census he is listed as being married and his occupation was a joiner. At the time of the census he was residing in the house of William Atkinson WARWICK and described as a cousin.
red mail joseph & elizabeth nixon - (Clifton - Westmorland)
joseph nixon born 1824 elizabeth nixon nee walker born 1827 left for australia 1853 on the ship Thames landed in melbourne the same year. joseph was from durham elizabeth from clifton. ( alan nixon great great grand son )
red mail WARWICK & ATKINSON - (Crackenthorpe - Westmorland)
Tracing relatives of Margaret Atkinson (born c1839) who married Samuel Warwick on 18May1861. At the time of her marriage she was residing in Crackenthorpe and her father, William Atkinson was a gamekeeper. A witness to the marriage was Jane Atkinson.
red mail Crackenthorpe - (Crackenthorpe - Westmorland)
Looking for any information on John Walton who married Mary Kirkbride. She apparently died very young and they had one child named Mary. Mary married Thomas Hutton Jr..I haven't been able to find much on Mary and John Walton.
red mail Crosby Garrett - (Crosby Garrett - Westmorland)
Cosby Garrett lies just a short journey west of Kirkby Stephen, At the heart of the village is the parish church of St Andrew an ancient church that has served the village for over one thousand years,the earliest part dates back to the Saxons, but it was probably once a fortified dwelling with a thatched roof on or close to a pagan site of sacrifice (Arklow) standing high on a hill overlooking the village from the church you can see magnificent views of the North Pennines and the upper Eden Valley,Cross Fell, Great Dun Fell,Mallerstang Edge and Wild Boar Fell.
red mail CUMPSTON(E), COMPSTON - (Crosby Garrett - Westmorland)
1620-1761. Searching for my ancestors Henry Mary THomas and Isabel. Henry married Jane Scaife in 1620. Thomas and Isabel was dissident Quakers in 1761. Any family details welcomed
red mail Bainbridge/Martin/Davis - (Crosby Garrett - Westmorland)
Searching for information on Matthew Bainbridge b1826 in Crosby Garrett and d1876 in Westmoreland/Westmorland. He married Margaret Steel. They had a child called Sarah born in 1872. Matthews mother was called Agnes and was born in Orton in 1800. Sarah married a 'Martin', possibly John from Cartmell (John Martin was born in 1867). They went on to have a child called Edith in 1908 (my Grandmother) who married John Davis and had three children, Brian (my father), Michael and John. Around 1943 in Kendal, the family split up - not sure why, and the three boys went to orphanages. Any connections or information gratefully received.
red mail Ousby - (Drybeck - Westmorland)
Looking for more info on John Ousby b.1873 and Robert Ousby b.1870. Have lost contact after 1891 census. Their father was Robert Ousby and mother Jane Jackson. Info gratefully received.
red mail HENRY BELLAS - (Dufton - Westmorland)
red mail Richardson Family - (Dufton - Westmorland)
I am interested in a John Richardson born 1875 in either Dufton or Appleby he died in 1956 he married a Sarah Ann jackson in 1907 she died 1939 aged 58. Any connections or can anyone give me more info please.
red mail topping - (Dufton - Westmorland)
joseph topping was a lead miner about 1865 he was my great grandfather
red mail thomas thornborrow - (Dufton - Westmorland)
I am trying to trace descendants of Thomas Thornborrow who was a farmer in Appleby in the census of 1851. Wife Alice, children, Joseph, Ann. Any info would be welcome. Mary.
red mail Mason Bradley Eamont Bridge/Yanwath/Penrith - (Eamont Bridge - Westmorland)
If anyone is researching Thomas Mason and wife Rachel circa 1780s from Eamont Bridge please contact me. I am descended from their son Thomas of Liverpool b.1784. The latter was a very successful Grocer/Tea Dealer married to Hester Bradley originaly from Bristol, Gloucestershire. She was a from a Quaker family and they were married in a Quaker ceremony.I'm not sure if the Masons were also Quakers in Penrith where there was a meeting house. Hester had a sister Mary in Bristol.
red mail Joseph King - (Endmoor - Westmorland)
I would appreciate any information on Joseph ( Valentine ) King he was the sub post master of Endmoor Post Office from approx 1881 to approx 1901 . I now have all the information up to 1901 so if anyone has further info. after that date
PRESTONS OF FARLETON 1820 - (Farleton - Westmorland)
PRESTON family at Farleton - John and Grace Preston had Mary 1820, followed by William, John, James, Thomas, Robert and then Jane, the last one I know of, was born in 1837. Thomas is my Gr.Gr.G.father and he married Grace RONSON at Cockerham 12th Aug 1854. Info. on all the Prestons and the Ronsons would be most helpful, thanks.
red mail John BELL Lead Miners Agent - (Glenridding - Westmorland)
Interested in details concerning John BELL born abt 1796 Alston and his wife Hannah COUSIN born abt 1798 Alston m. 6 May 1806 Alston Parish Church. John BELL ended career as Lead Miners Agent at the mine at Glenridding living there with wife and several children. Hannah was dau. of William COUSIN and Margaret DRYDEN, she being descendent of RUTTER and BARRON surnames. John & Hannah had children William 1819, Mary 1820, Thomas 1823, John 1826, Hannah 1828, George 1829, Matthew 1832 & Joseph 1835. Thomas married m Mary WATSON, dau of John & Elizabeth WATSON 1847 in Penrith.
Thackray/Thackeray family - (Grasmere - Westmorland)
William Thackray,born in Langdale,baptised Grasmere 9 Jan 1757, married Elizabeth James on 2 May 1784 in Broughton in Furness. Any info on the earlier generations of the Thackeray family much appreciated
red mail Green/Bamford - (Grasmere - Westmorland)
William Green (1760-1823)and Anne Bamford (1765-1833) buried in Grasmere churchyard. Children Elizabeth, Jane, Sarah, Joshua, Bernard, Mary, William, George, Thomas. Any contacts? I have decendents to me.
YOWDALLS - (Grasmere - Westmorland)
red mail cannon - (Grayrigg - Westmorland)
my great grandfather thomas cannon was born in grayrigg in1821 and on his marriage certificate in1843 his fathers name was given as john, any information about his family or parents would be much appreciated. I can provide family history from 1821 to present day . mary
red mail John Shepard - (Grayrigg - Westmorland)
I am looking for information on my great great great grandfather John Shepard and his ancestors. I believe he was born 30 May 1810. He was married on 19 August 1833 in Appleby, St Lawrence, Westmoreland to Mary Ann Steadman (born 14 August 1810).
red mail Wharton - (Grayrigg - Westmorland)
Thomas Wharton- Bapt Grayrigg 5 Nov. 1780 married to Elizabeth Tomlinson 25 June 1803 brother to Christopher Wharton born 1778 who was arried to Agnes Beetham on 9 Feb. 1800 father to John Wharton who was bapt.25 Dec1806 this John was married to Sussanah Cocking on 10 Oct. 1836
red mail CUMSTON - (Great Asby - Westmorland)
1695 searching for details of John CUMSTON; married Mary COATLEY 13 June. Any family details welcomed
red mail Clemmet - (Great Asby - Westmorland)
All info and BMD of the name Clemmet Clemmett or variations of the name in Lancashire and Westmorland most welcome and any info about Asby in Westmorland would also be very welcome
red mail Thwaites - (Great Musgrave - Westmorland)
William Thwaites was married at Gt.Musgrave 17.2.1841 to Elizabeth Bird or Collinson. Any help greatly appreciated.
red mail chapelhow - (Great Musgrave - Westmorland)
Thomas Chaplehow born about 1795, married Ann(e), son Richard who changed the spelling to Chaplow. Richard born 1819, had a daughter, Mary Ann born 1848. Any information greatly appreciated.
red mail Looking for info on Edmund Law and Elizabeth Harrison - (Great Musgrave - Westmorland)
I am trying to find out whether the Edmund Law who married Elizabeth harrison on 5 August 1780 in Great Musgrave was indded the Bishop of Carlisle himself or perhaps a son of the Bishops. As far as I can gather they had children the one I am particularly interested in is Richard Law. Did this Richard Law marry a Sophia Basden. Does anyone have any info? Regards Charlene
clarke,bewley - (Great Ormside - Westmorland)
I am looking for john clarke ormside hall, also john clarke wife mary nee bewley father mathew I have just started but these were my great grandparent can anyone help
red mail Hunter family Great Strickland - (Great Strickland - Westmorland)
My ancestor Joseph Hunter was an innkeeper at Great Strickland in 1787. He was married to Betty Stephenson and had sons Joseph, John and Edward. We need any information about the inns of the time, and the family
red mail Bowness Family - (Great Strickland - Westmorland)
Looking for information on the Thomas Bowness family. Thomas was my great grandfather. Born about 1854 in Great Strickland and died December 10, 1935 Great Strickland. Buried in Great Stickland, St. Barnabas Churchyard. Married Margaret Ann Penrice approx. 1884. Margaret born about 1856 in Greystoke, Cumberland and died October 22, 1946, place unknown. Would appreciate any photos of St. Barnabas cemetery with headstones. Any information will be greatly appreciated.
red mail Hiltons of Hilton Beacon - (Hilton - Westmorland)
I am seeking information regarding the descendants of the Hiltons of Hilton Beacon. My family of Hiltons, of Alston, may be linked to them but I currently have a gap between the last pedigree of 1664 and my own research in Alston. Any information regarding the family church, baptims or burials around 1700 would be appreciated also to assist in making a link
red mail thomas foster/hannah cragg - (Holme - Westmorland)
I have a marriage certificate dated march 16th 1846 between thomas foster and hannah cragg father john foster he was engineer and edward cragg being publican,though my family name foster coming from holme have been unable to connect,would like some help.
red mail before 1851 holme - (Holme - Westmorland)
Would like help trying to find out more about the foster family who lived at 85 mill head road(or hill head)who was thomas fosters head of his familys father and where was he born,thankyou.
red mail CLARK lineage - (Holme - Westmorland)
Would appreciate any info on the William & Isabella CLARK family and decendants. They appear in the 1841 & 51 census. Isabella and youngest son (Isaac) immigrated to Buffalo, NY, USA around 1860. Also daughter Mary Ann and husband _____ Moss, and son Daniel Clark and wife Alice Holme(s)came to Buffalo. Any records of family that stayed in England?
red mail Holme family in Hutton Roof - (Hutton Roof - Westmorland)
I am looking for info. on Holme family in Hutton Roof, Westmorland at any time. Any photographs or old maps etc. are also welcome.
Yeates & Bowness Families - (Hutton Roof - Westmorland)
I am interested in the Bowness family who were quarry owners circa 1860 and later the Yeates family who lived at Cragside and Laura's Cottage.
OGINS or HODGSON - (Hutton Roof - Westmorland)
My Gt.grandmother Mary wed William ILLIDGE in 1836 at Warrington parish church in Lancashire. On the church marriage entry her maiden surname was given as OGINS. I cannot find any other sign of this surname anywhere else. On two of her sons birth certificates her maiden name was given as HODGSON and in the censuses 1851 - 1891 she gave five different places for her birth and one of them was Hutton Roof. Does anyone have a Mary OGINS/HODGSON born c1819-1821 in or near this area who is missing off their family tree? I have been looking for her parents & birthplace for nearly 20 years. I know her whereabouts from 1836 onwards & she is on all the censuses in Lancashire & she died in 1895 aged 76. Can anyone help? Many thanks in anticipation.
Mary Campstey married John Preston abt. 1780 - (Hutton Roof - Westmorland)
Their 3rd. child that I know of, John Preston, was born in Hutton and christened in Warton. I am looking for John and Mary's marriage and anything else relevant to these 2 surnames in this locality:- Preston and Campstey. The village was called Hutton in the 1700's and was in Lancashire.
red mail William Hutchinson - (Kaber - Westmorland)
I am looking for any information on William Hutchinson, his profession was "Husbandman" in 1847 and he was probably born around the 1790's but that is just a guess. All I know is that he had a son called John who was born in Kaber Cumberland in 1823/4 who married Elizabeth Bowron in 1847 and I have plenty of information on them, but I have no idea where William was born, who he married, whether he had anymore children or where he lived but am assuming that he was living in Kaber in the 1820's. Any help would be much appreciated as I am really stuck on this one. Thanks.
red mail Airay - (Kentmere - Westmorland)
From the Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 Henry Airay was born here about 1560 and died 6th October 1616 An English Puritan Divine, vice-chancellor of Oxford 1606 and author of a - Commentary on Philippians published 1618
red mail Wharton - (Kentmere - Westmorland)
I am seeking predecessors to George Wharton of Kentmere, Cumbria He was born about 1686, and married jane Studart on 10 Nov, 1706 in Kentmere Their children were :-1. George(?), 2. Christopher(22 Jan 1709) who married Agnes Jackson on 30 Oct 1734 at Grayrigg. 3.Johnathon (1748) 4. Agnes.
red mail Hannah Airey - (Kentmere - Westmorland)
Looking for details of Hannah Airey, Born, Kentmere 1736. Married 1761, to John Martidale born 1734 Kentmere. Children,,, Elizabeth B.1762. Benjiman, B.1762 & Agnes B,1763. Looking for Siblings of Hannah and infomation about their Parent's and any information on John Martindale and his Family. Thanks . Bill in Canada.
red mail Hunter in Killington - (Killington - Westmorland)
Joseph Hunter, son of James & Ann Hunter, born 1804 & baptised in Killington eventually immigrated to Ontario, Canada in the late 1820's. Any help with this family greatly appreciated.
red mail Parrott - (Killington - Westmorland)
Trying to trace Jane Parrott born about 1767 who married Edward Mason. Lived in Killington 1841 and husband buried in Sedbergh so must have been living somewhere near there. Any info on any Parrott or Parratt would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Margaret
Pickerings - (Killington - Westmorland)
researching Pickerings of Killington. I have much info on the family but seeking them before 1260 and after about 1700.
red mail William Bainbridge - (Killington - Westmorland)
William Bainbridge 1699 son of William Bainbridge. Other Bainbridge's around at the time of father William were Edmond and John. Anyone help with where they came from and are they related? Also William 1699 had son James 1725 and possibly William 1719. Any idea of wives or other children would be a great help.
red mail Kings meaburn - (Kings Meaburn - Westmorland)
looking for FURNESS, FURNASS, THWAITES, HARRISON, DENT to do with Kings Meaburn.
red mail ANDERSON - (Levens - Westmorland)
I am looking for info regarding my great grandfather John Anderson who was born in the Levens area about 1883.His family owned a farm at Craggfoot and the houses at causeway ends.He married Elizabeth Gilpin.
Coward - (Levens - Westmorland)
I am researching the Coward family from the village, they resided at Mountain V iew: Edward Coward (1847 - 1916) and Eleanor Coward (nee Thwaite) (1849 - 1924) Edward and his sons were carpenters/wheelwrights in the village. Sons John (1873), Edward(1875), Lawrence(1882), Walter (1892 - 1916 died in WW1) and daughters Isabella (1871), Eleanor (1878), Sarah Ann (1879) Clara (1885), Leonora (1888).
red mail TAYLOR - (Levens - Westmorland)
Thomas Taylor married Agnes Addison in 1772. Both lived in Beathwaite Green (Levens). Some descendants went to Canada. Grandson Henry Watson Taylor went to Liverpool in 1852. Searching for ancestors of Thomas Taylor.
red mail LECK Family - (Levens - Westmorland)
Looking for relatives of my Mother Jane Lane (nee Leck) born 1st January 1916 to Margaret Alice Leck born 29 October ?. We understand Grandma worked for a farm in Levens. There was a son and 2 spinster sisters living at the farm. Grandma moved to Haltwhistle where she married Percy Balfour Gibson at Holy Trinity Church Haltwhistle 1923. They went on to have a daughter Elizabeth M Gibson when my mother was about 7rs old.
red mail Shepherd And Hudson - (Little Langdale - Westmorland)
Born c1844 in Wray Lancashire Father:Richard HUDSON Mother:Ann SHARP Married 5th Sept 1868 to John SHEPHERD Holy Trinity Church, Langdale by Ambleside, Westmorland Anymore info appreciated
red mail Edward Hunter Master Builder - (Long Marton - Westmorland)
My ancestor was a master builder at Long Marton as shown in the 1851 census of the village. He was married to Mary Sanderson and he is buried in the Sanderson family grave in Long Marton, Cumbria. His family moved to London atfter his death, exceptfor Elizabeth Hunter who lived at Penrith and became Mrs Robinson. She brought up her niece Ada Hunter there. This is confirmed by census entries.
red mail Robert Furnass, Long marton - (Long Marton - Westmorland)
My Ancester was born appx 1822. From census I have followed him to colby, orton and appleby. I can find no trace of him in 41 or 51. He married Hannah (Who?) before 1850 and had at least 9 children the eldest son being Joseph. I THINK his parents were Joseph Furnass(1796) and Jane Heatherington. Can anyone help or confirm this? If so I THINK i can go back to 1668 and lancelot Furnace.
red mail Holmes/ Richardson - (Long Marton - Westmorland)
I am looking to find the parents of Edward Holmes and Isabella Holmes (nee Richardson) I know they married in 1883 in Long Marton. My grandfather William Holmes was born in 1883. My ggg Edward is shown as a Farm labourer. They had three children William, Ada and Frederick. Are there any HOLMES or RICHARDSON families who think there may be a connection. Edward and Isabella ended up in South Shields, tyne and Wear. William married Phoebe Colden and they had 4 children, my mother Lilian being one of them. I know they both died in the year 1928. Any help would be appreciated?
red mail Robinson/Rukeby/Bell/Jackson/Comber - (Long Marton - Westmorland)
Joseph Robinson(1762?,Cliburn,WES)married Mary Rukeby in 1787. They had daughter, Mary Robinson(1795, Cliburn,WES). Mary Robinson married Robert Bell(1788?, Clifton,WES)in 1813(Long Marton, WES), had daughter, Mary Bell(1814, Cliburn, WES) She had son, Joseph Bell(1841, Clifton, WES) He married Eleanor Jackson Comber(1842, Rampside,LAN )in 1867, Ulverston,LAN. Eleanor was the widow of James Comber(1842), daughter of Ann Jackson, LAN, & granddaughter of William Jackson of Dalton, LAN. Joseph & Eleanor Bell & family emigrated to Mineral City, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio(NOV 1884) Joseph Bell died 1910. Any one with links or knowledge of these ancestors?
red mail Bellas of Long Marton - (Long Marton - Westmorland)
Researching the Bellas family of Long Marton
red mail Newton Family - (Low Knipe - Westmorland)
Have 1891 census showing two generations of Newtons farming at Low Knipe. My Grandfather was recorded as being a nine year old scholar. Does anyone else have information about family members?
red mail Rigg-John and Mary - (Lowther - Westmorland)
I am looking for information about my grandfather, Tom Rigg and his family who lived at 10 Lowther Village in the 1891-1901 census. In 1901 census, Mary Ann and Margaret Rigg where living there.
red mail Laycock - (Lowther - Westmorland)
Searching for links with the Laycock family, lived in Lowther, Brougham area, 1700 onwards
Laycock - (Lowther - Westmorland)
I am researching the family of James Laycock, born Melkinthorpe, Lowther March 1860. Father was Thomas Laycock and Mother Ann nee Irving. He had 3 brothers, Thomas, William and Joseph and a Sister, Annie Irving Laycock.
red mail McCrone - (Lowther - Westmorland)
Researching the McCrone family who lived in Lowther , having migrated from Scotland in the late 1700's
red mail Charles Cartwright of Lupton - (Lupton - Westmorland)
Are there any descendants of Charles Cartwright, the son of Thomas Cartwright, the Bishop of Chester, out there? Charles lived from c. 1674 to 1756 and married Dorothy Wilson and had Jarvis Cartwright who married Martha Roydon; Dorothy Cartwright who married Tobias Aitkinson and Sarah Cartwright who married Edward Burrow of Foulstone. Sarah's son Edward Burrow married Jane le Tousey.
red mail BRAITHWAITE FAMILY - (Mansergh - Westmorland)
Looking for information re Braithwaite family - the family moved from the Yealand Redmayne area to Silverdale then Lancaster. John Braithwaite married Alice Swetnam. Alice died 1909 at Lancaster. Looking for information re her son John Braithwaite.
red mail THOMPSON - (Martindale - Westmorland)
Looking for info on Miles THOMPSON, born 1777, married Mary GREENHOW in Martindale in 1803. He may have been born in Greatford cum Wilsthorpe in Lincs.
red mail Hodgson Family - (Martindale - Westmorland)
Do you have any information on Mary Hodgson born 21-1-1721 Martindale? Please get in touch if you have anything on Mary or her family. Thanks Mary.
red mail Thewlis in Meal Bank - (Meal Bank - Westmorland)
Joseph Thewlis and his wife Eleanor (Dixon) lived in Meal Bank from about 1853 until at least 1901, I think the house was occupied by Thewlis family after that. It still stands. They had a large family which I am currently researching. If you are interested or connected to them, please contact me. Thank you.
Tunstall, Middleton - (Middleton - Westmorland)
I am seeking the ancestry of Anne Tunstall, who married John Middleton of Middleton Hall, and whose father was Bryan Tunstall who fell at Flodden Field in 1513. Rather a long shot, this one!
red mail Airey, Middleton - (Middleton - Westmorland)
My gggGrandfather Richard Airey b. c1803. Occupation gardener/husbandman m. Elizabeth Berry b.1808. Married 1830. Son Thomas b. 1839. Interested in Richard's father etc.Richard's father may have married a "Bailiff/Bayliff"
red mail Hawkin Hall, Middleton - Bainbridge - (Middleton - Westmorland)
Looking for information about Bainbridge children born 1600's. I understand that there was a big family and they spread out to neighbouring parishes.
red mail Rawlinson family and of Mansergh - (Middleton - Westmorland)
Looking for any info of the Rawlinson family (and Ann who married Joseph Shepherd) in the 1700s please. I can take the family onwards Thank you
Bainbridge's Of Morland - (Morland - Westmorland)
My Bainbridge Family lived in and around Morland for several generations. Interested also in the Hodgson Family.
red mail WILSON Richard born circa 1630 - (Morland - Westmorland)
Am seeking baptism, marriage and burial of the Richard Wilson who baptised 8 children in Morland between 1651 and 1674. I have not searched the parish burial register yet - all info is from Familysearch. Grateful for any assistance in identifying him.
Dodd of Morland and Allendale - (Morland - Westmorland)
My gggg grandparents William Dodd and Jane Moses, b 1786 and 1789 lived in Morland . Their children were either born in Morland or Hornsby between 1810 and 1828. My ggg grandfather Joseph married Elizabeth Thompson and their children were born in Allendale, Northumberland between 1848 and 1852. Any information about the Dodd family of Morland and Allendale would be much appreciated.
red mail Alexander Mackenzie - (Morland - Westmorland)
I am trying to determine if this is the correct ancestor at the top of one of my husband's trees. I know the place of birth and surname are correct, just not positive about the rest. I would like to find out who the children were of Alexander Mackenzie b.abt.1753,Morland and Mary Nelson b.1757 Morland. The Mackenzie I am looking for eventually leads down to Mary Ellen (who married Thomas Miles(Myles?)Browne), Hannah,Robert(who married Elizabeth) and Jane. Descendents of Robert went to Australia.
red mail Simpson - (Morland - Westmorland)
Isaac b 1854, son of Henry Simpson and Mary Ann Thompson. Mary Ann Thompson's father, Henry, shoemaker. Henry Simpson's father Isaac, farmer.
red mail Matthew Sagar 1838 - (Nateby - Westmorland)
Matthew and his bride Elizabeth Kettlewell moved from Askrigg in 1838. Matthew was a blacksmith, Sheep farmer and Grocer.Son William Kettlewell Sagar was a Flour Dealer and Farmer of 15 acres
Shippard Of Natland. - (Natland - Westmorland)
Margaret Shippard, only child and heiress of Benjamin Shippard, of Natland, Westmorland, married William Wilson Carus, MP, in 1787. She died in 1832, her eldest son being Rev, William Carus-Wilson of Casterton. Who were these Shippards? See Castertonentries.
red mail Robinson Family of Natland - (Natland - Westmorland)
Hi there all, I am looking for information about the John Robinson family of Natland. John and his wife Mary (nee Berry) had two sons that I know about: James born December 1814 and William born April 1817. James and his wife Ann (nee Robinson immigrated to New Zealand in 1865 with their children Margaret, Sarah Jane and Jessie. Their older daughter Agnes also immigrated at the same time with her husband William Blair and young son Thomas. I am a descendent of James through his daughter Sarah Jane. I look forward to hearing from anyone with any knowledge re this family. Thankyou.
red mail Robinson - (Natland - Westmorland)
looking for details on William Robinson possibly farmer and daughter Dorothy 1700s
Longley family of Newbiggin - (Newbiggin - Westmorland)
WILLIAM LONGLEY born c.1802 in Newbiggin, Westmorland. He married ESTHER COXON Coxon in 1826 at Manchester Cathedral, and his profession then was Tailor, an occupation he followed all his life .They lived in Ludworth (Compstall/Marple area) in Cheshire/Derbyshire and had children Caroline, Josiah, LOUISA, Jesse James, Eliza, William Jnr, and George. Esther died in 1850 and William married Leah Waine in 1852 at the Wesley Chapel, Hayfield. She died in 1869 and Willliam moved to Hyde, where he died in 1880. William and Esther's daughter Louisa married Peter Sykes of Compstall (later of Hyde) and they had a daughter Esther Ann Sykes, who married Tom Cheetham of Hyde.
red mail Hobson , in Newby and Shap - (Newby - Westmorland)
My Hobson ancestors spent the 17th century in Newby, Morland Parish, Westmorland, on such farms as "Newby Stones", "Newby Himoor", "Murber".... My direct line then moved to Shap in time for a marriage in 1713. Any connections? Peter
Woof(e) family - (Newby - Westmorland)
Trying to trace direct ancestors of George Woof(e) born either 1666 or 1681 and married Elizabeth Jackson of Newby, who died in 1740. George then married Mary Butterwick of Newby Stones. George died in 1751
Hindson - (Old Hutton - Westmorland)
red mail PARK or PARKE - (Old Hutton - Westmorland)
red mail CUMPSTON(E), COMPSTON - (Ravenstonedale - Westmorland)
1596 John CUMSTONNE married Ann Swinbank 9 Feb. Same year John baptised 28th October 'gotten in adultery'. Any family details welcomed
red mail Plague in Ravenstonedale - (Ravenstonedale - Westmorland)
I am interested in the instances of the Plague in this area. I have entries for the following years: 1579, 1588, 1597, 1623 (the worst example), and 1730. Any further details most welcome
Marriage Ravenstonedale between Shaw & Head - (Ravenstonedale - Westmorland)
I am interested in the marriage in Ravenstonedale 1 December 1781 between Thomas Shaw and Mary Head. Any information on this couple welcome.
Ravenstonedale DNA Project - (Ravenstonedale - Westmorland)
If you have ancestors dating back to Ravenstonedale BEFORE 1750, you may be interested in finding out more about this project (set up in 2012), particularly if you have taken a yDNA or autosomal DNA test and would be willing to add your results to our database. At present, we have yDNA results for the following surnames in the database: ADAMTHWAITE, FAWCETT, SWINBANK , FOTHERGILL and autosomal DNA results from descendants s of a number of the old Ravenstonedale families. Eventually I hope to include all the most commonly found surnames in the parish in the period 1570 - 1700 Eventually, I hope to discover whether there is any shared genetic ancestry between the oldest Ravenstonedale families. Sue
red mail BLADES - (Ravenstonedale - Westmorland)
Looking for parents of edward Blades,born in or around Ravenstonedale in 1902 he had one brother ,a sister Gladys who married albert Shaw a posman. Thy had the post office for a number of years.edward Blades was my father.Any info welcome
red mail Shepherd - John & Sarah - (Rydal - Westmorland)
Sarah HUDSON Born c1844 in Wray Lancashire Father:Richard HUDSON Mother:Ann SHARP Married 5th Sept 1868 to John SHEPHERD Holy Trinity Church, Langdale by Ambleside, Westmorland Anymore info appreciated
red mail Grasmere - Ambleside - Rydal - Whitehaven - (Rydal - Westmorland)
Researching all above areas for Fleming/le Fleming 1066 - present day. Especially interested in Rev. Sir Richard Fleming (my gggt Grandfather) Rector Grasmere 1855, Rector Ambleside 1829-1855.I would greatly love a photo of him or ANY information onthis family line. I have loads of information on the new Zealand Fleming/le Fleming lines but wishing to search further on UK lines. I would be very interested in finding more old ancestral family portraits from Rydal Hall sold at auction in the early 1970's, I have copies of two so far! Willing to do FREE research in New Zealand in exchange for your help if possible.
red mail Harrison family - (Rydal - Westmorland)
Looking for information on the Harrison family of the Glen Rothay in Rydal. Built by David Harrison in 1624 the house is now a hotel.

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