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red mail Eleanor SPENCE
Eleanor SPENCE my 5 x gt grandmother was bap at Headingley in 1732 the daughter of William. Interested in hearing from anyone connected to this lady or would be grateful if anyone can supply more details of her parents.
red mail Long - Peevor
I have found my ancestors living at 66 Royal Park Grove, Headingley, in the UK 1901 census. William Long married to Annie E. (Peevor) with their 8 children. I have a school book of my grandmother's stating she attended Nelson School and I would love to have pictures of both this school and their home on Royal Park Grove - if they are still there. William Long was originally from Newton Ards, Down, and Annie (Rose Anna), I believe was from Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.
red mail carter
looking for joan carter (nee coates) lived in the headingly area of leeds around 1947
red mail benn
I an looking for info on a lady only know to me as granny benn i think her name was sarah not to sure. When we were little our parents took us to headingley to visit her she was a family member i think. I think she was part of the davies or davis family (my maiden name ) her son would have been called richard . Ihave been told her husband was killed in ww1 he was in the green howards she was very well know in the area i hope this will jog someones memeroy because her name is on my grandparents head stone in middlesbrough
red mail hudson and craven
looking for descendants or info on my g.aunt elizabeth jane craven whom married a james hudson in 1897 leeds they lived in headingley according to census. elizabeth was born in warrington lancs . Apparently according to family stories she used to work at city varieties theatre as a bar maid . you know what family stories are might or might not be true Also any info on her mother my g.grandmother susanna craven who lived in woodhouse with henry her husband/ partner would be gratefully received. susanna used to work on chapeltown road cleaning for a german silk merchant? and henry was a saddler journeyman by trade any info thankyou
red mail HAWES
I am interested in making contact with anyone who may be related to the Family of William Hawes born Snainton, a Tailor who moved to Armley and then to Headlingley where the family lived at the time of the 1901 census.
Looking for Ellen/Helen Wainwright, aged app. 53, widow, living in Headingley in l881 with children Henry , Annie and Janet.Have been unable to find any record of death or remarriage.
red mail Mary Clark 1881
Mary Clark's parents were James and Cicely nee Murphy Clark.Both born in Ireland but married in England. Had children,Catherine (my ggrandmother),Thaddeus,James,Mary ,b. 1859,Thomas and Ellen.The father James had a brother William living with him in 1861 in Leeds.In 1881 ,Mary Clark, age 23,is shown as servant living in Headingley with the family of Joseph W. Harding (Civil Engineer). Wife Annie,children,Frederick,Hilda, Ethel.Mother-in-law Sarah Rawding and sister-in-law Marion Rawding.Interested in whether Mary Clark married and had descendants. She did not move in 1873 to Jermyn, PA,USA with the rest of the family.The brother William also did not move to USA and also interested in any descendants of his.The Clarks lived in Luddenden when they moved to USA.
red mail Re: Poet Laureate Alfred Austin
Alfred Austin's childhood was spent living at a house called 'Ashwood' situated at no. 48 Headingley Lane. Now a grade II listed building, 'Ashwood' has been converted into flats, of which I live in the ground floor courtyard flat looking out onto the original coach house. A truely charming and peaceful residence!
Richard born 1808 father Joseph mother Elizabeth Mortimer.Siblings were James born 1807.Mary born 1810.Benjamin born 1815.Joseph born 1818.
James Hudson
Looking for James birth. Born Headingley appx 1861 father Richard Hudson banker, James went to India about 1876 and returned 1900 to Weston Super Mare married Florence Neate 1901, died 1912 any information appreciated
red mail Poet Laureate From Headingley
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 Alfred Austin he was born at Headingley, Leeds 30th May 1835. An English poet, critic, journalist and lawyer. He graduated at the University of London in 1853, and was called to the Bar at the Inner temple in1857. he was correspondent in Rome for the London "Standard" during the Ecumenical Council of the Vatican in 1870, and at the headquarters of the King of Prussia during the Franco-Prussian War. He became editor of the National Review, on its establishment in 1883. Among his works are - The Human Tragedy 1862 - Savonarola 1881 - At the Gate of the Convent etc. He was appointed laureate in December 1895.

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