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red mail DNA... France family
Has anyone out there had a DNA test done to prove a relative of the France family from Mirfield,paticularly descendants of Abraham France b1717....Alan
red mail Hirst
I am looking for information on Richard Hirst (b c 1798 in Mirfield) and his wife, Charlotte (last name possibly Brook) (b c 1797 in Newton, W Yorkshire). They had at least 6 children, the first 5 born in Yorkshire: Richard (b c1826), Samuel (b c1829), Elizabeth (b Leeds c1831), Sarah Ann (b Selby c1833), Frederic (b c1840) and Thomas (b 1841 in London). Richard and Richard jr. both worked as gas fitters in London. Any information would be much appreciated!
red mail Barker
I'm looking for any information on Peter Barker (b. 1542 - unless my info is incorrect, in which case it's possible he was born 1595!), father to Thomas Barker, but I have no info on Peter's wife or parents.
red mail James Dawson b 1701 Leeds & Elizabeth Roaper b 1705 Mirfield
Can anyone get further back with this couple? They were married 09.10.1726 in Mirfield.
red mail Richard Walker
Richard Walker born 19/08/1793 in Mirfield West Yorkshire. Looking for any details of his father Richard Walker born 1770 in Mirfield. Birth/Marriage or Death. Please help if you have anything at all. Thank You.
red mail william stoppard
william stoppard who was my gg grandad was born in mirfield in 1876 and i am now trying to find more information about his father who was also called william stoppard
Looking for info, on the family of George France and Naomi Fairbank. Also on James France abt1774 and Martha Barker,would love to know which Barker family she belongs to. Am also descended from Betty Barker and George Wheldrake. Am also in Australia. Viv
red mail St. MAry's Church, Mirfield
Hi - does anyone have an idea as to the graveyard lay out of the above church? I am looking for Section 8 Letter K if that makes sense. Checking an incomplete map it looks as if I enter the graveyard across a small footbridge adjacent to the Leeds / Battyeford Road and follow the footpath. Cheers Mike
red mail HOLT of Mirfield
Thomas Holt b 1808 Mirfield married Ann Barker b1810/11 and lived at Shillbank, Mirfield. His father appears to be Joseph but which one. Do you know the parents of Thomas and Ann. Please help if you can.
red mail Auty Thomas 1650
Thomas Auty married Sarah Secker in 1678 in Rotherham. They had 2 children born in Hemsworth. What I trying to find is where and when Thomas Auty was born,and who and where did his parents come from. There was no details of parents at Thomas's Marriage in Rotherham. Can you help?
red mail Robert Auty 1783
Robert Auty son of Joshua was born April 17,1783,Lee Green, Mirfield,Yorkshire. Are there anyone related to this family, who can tell me who he married or when he died. Would appreciate any help on this matter
red mail Robert Auty 1798
Robert Auty son of William Auty and Hannah Holt. Born April 10,1798 Dalton, Yorkshire,England Robert married Elizabeth Ellis at All Saints Church Dewsbury on July 26, 1819. The Curate James Appleyard married them. Neither Robert nor Elizabeth could write, so they both signed with an “X” for their Mark. France Crossland and John Smith were there to witness the marriage. Robert worked in the shoe industry as a Cord wainer (Shoe Maker). According to the I.G.I Records they had three children:
red mail fred barker
looking for any info on fred barker from mirfield wife annie brookes dob 1900c children joan stan richard nevile fred was a train driver he had a brother joe and sister daisy thanks yvonne
red mail mallinson of mirfield
can anyone help me re family info on selina mallinson born 1830? at mirfield, who married william barker of mirfield on 15 aug. 1853 at christchurch, mirfield? dad possibly john mallinson and mum possibly hannah (blank) thankyou
red mail Woodhead
I am interested in the Woodhead family from Mirfield or Hopton area in the late 1700s.
red mail Parker / Plenderleith
I am seeking information of Parker and Plenderleith families born and resident in Mirfield around 1870
Jemima Stead
I have a Jemima Stead b Mirfield who marr. a John Salter in St. Mar's Church Bury Lanc. & they had a Daug. Mary b.1810 in same Church. Mary Salter Marr. William Colley 1841 in that Church also. On 1871 Census Hannah Salter Law was living with their Family so she must have changed her name at sometime. Jemima Salter is also found on P/Reg. with illigit Children with William Barlow also in St. Mary's Church Bury Lan. I have quite a puzzle & would appreciate any help. Jemima was D.O. Samuel Stead & Sarah Ledgard/Ledyard Marr. in Mirfield after his first Wife Hannah Raisford died in Birstill where they were Marr. & Hannah died that same year, being the reason Samuel moved to Mirfield. Please can anyone help me solve my problem.Val
red mail Moss/Wilson
My Great grandfather and mother, John and Hannah Moss, lived at 1 Brandon Nook,Mirfield in 1871. Hannah's maiden name was Wilson. Any info about this place or the family would be appreciated.
red mail Hooley - mirfield
anyone have any information on the surname hooley in mirfield. Beckwith is a name married in to the family.?
red mail Barker Descendants
Researching a Barker family, who were mainly watermen/boatmen from Battyeford and Bull Bridge in Mirfield West Yorkshire. George Barker married Mary Buckley, 1st wife on 25 March 1855,then Elizabeth Jackson (nee Ellis)on 16 November 1874, both at Mirfield Parish Church. Is anyone else researching this family?
red mail GREEN
John Blackburn GREEN b. 1835 married Eliza LAWRENCE b. 1834 Children: *Mary Lawrence b. 1854, *Fred b. 1858, *Ann b. 1861, *Louisa Adelaide b. 1865, *Arthur b. 1869, *Emily b. 1870
red mail LAWRENCE
Peter LAWRENCE b. 1803 married Mary ARMITAGE b. 1800 Children: *John b. 1830, *Eliza b. 1834, *Mary b. 1836, *Robert b. 1839, *William b. 1845
red mail BLACKBURN
John BLACKBURN b. 1781 married Mary EASTWOOD b. 1786 Children: *Ann b. 1814, *William b. 1816
red mail Naylor/France of Mirfield
Researching the Naylor and France families of Mirfield.
red mail Jessop- Mirfield area
Does anyone have any details of George and Hannah Jessop (nee either Roberts or Buckley) married in Mirfield? Their son Thomas (b. 1819) moved to Hull before 1843 when he married Mary Macdonald there. Thomas was my 3X Gt Grandfather and record suggest that he had siblings Hannah, George, Mary, John and William. Anything on any Jessops in Mirfield, Kirkheaton, Kirkburton or Thornhill 1700's-1800's would be a lead. Many thanks. David
red mail Waddington
Irene Mary Waddington was born in Mirfield in 1913. She was the daughter of Herbert Waddington and Ethel Walton. Herbert was born in Horton, Bradford, in 1888, the son of John Artemas Waddington. Any information about the family welcomed.
red mail RAMSDEN Connection
William WASHINGTON wed Anne RAMSDEN in the Mirfield Parish church on February 20,1725. Any RAMSDENS still around?
red mail Looking for BAKER
Elizabeth BAKER married Michael WASHINGTON on January 30, 1750 in the village of Mirfield. Anyone know if eithr family is still in residence? Richard
red mail The Sanderson Family
im trying to find my family, my ggg grandfather was william sanderson and was born in 1846 in Bradford, his wife my ggg grandmother was also born in Bradford in 1847 they had they had seven daughters together Mary H 1866 Sarah E 1868 Emily 1872 Edith 1875 Clara 1876 Annie 1879 Louisa W 1880 now from what i have been told they owned the sanderson funeral home in mirfield and we have a couple of old pictures of a family funeral with my great great grandma in it im wanting to find any of my family with strong connections still to the sanderson name and that can provide me with any pictures, records of deaths and births also marriages please it would be great if i could see pictures of the family and maybe get copies to show my family please if you have any links to us the sanderson name bebbington or roberts please please get in touch
red mail France, Joshua married Elizabeth
Joshua France born 1650 Mirfield married Feb 1674 Elizabeth ? born 1654 Mirfield, they had 5 children, Joshua, Richard, John, Edward and Elizabeth. I am descendant of John married Mary Wood 1710 Yorkshire, looking for more information and some connection in Yorkshire to help me with research. I am in Australia. Can you Help Me?
red mail Alfred Sands born 1833 Mirfield
Born in Mirfield then disappeared from records until he reappeared in East London in 1861, with a wife believed to have been Frances Hardcastle. Alfred was a skilled boilermaker and we have family heirlooms which suggest he did some notable work in Malta . Perhaps some government civil engineering project. Later ran a foundry in Northwich ' Cheshire where he lived till his death. The foundry produced steel fabrications which were part of the famous Anderton Lift. Does anyone have any knowledge of his parents or background at the time of his birth in Mirfield.? He has a grandson and granddaughter still alive(aged 91 and 97years) who are curious to know more.
red mail Gooder and other families
GOODER, FISHER, BLAKELEY, HA(Y)TON, WATSON, COPLEY, FIRTH and FIELD - all Mirfield families interrelated in my tree - from 1690's right through to the 1850's - large bough of my tree!! Any interested parties?
red mail Firth
My ancestor James Firth married Hannah Rhodes in Mirfield 29 Jan 1837. They sailed to New Zealand on the "George Fife"16 June 1842. Would appreciate any information of them. Thanks. Ngawati
red mail Baraclough, Portheuse marriage
IGI says Joseph Baraclough married Elizabeth Portheuse, in Mirfield, 16.9.1762 They may have had a daughter Nancy the same year. Has anyone further information or background? Thanks in advance, from Bev
red mail Leadbeatter, Leadbeater
Leadbeatter family 1790 to 1850
looking for info on James(Jim)Edward Jubb landlord of Ravenswharfe pub, Ravensthorpe with his wife Ann Eliza until approx 1940. Possibly had son Wilfred
red mail Ada Bottom
Hi, seeking information on Ada Bottom, her mother was Mary Bottom, Ada married Frank Battye (Batty) and lived in Mirfield, one of Ada and Frank's sons was called Wilfred (my grandfather) Wilfred married Zilpha Cooper. Any information would be much appreciated. Thanks Sharon
red mail Laycock, Eli 1901
I am searching for the family of Eli Laycock and his wife Maria Jane Dews. Their children were Joseph, John Richard,Ethel, Eva and Nellie. They lived in John Street Mirfield. Eli was the son of Henry and Ann Laycock and born in Ossett
red mail Auty,Joshua (1) 1685,Joshua (2) 1718,Joshua (3) 1744,Joseph (4) 1781
Joseph (4) son of Joshua (b.1744) was born July 9,1781, Lee Green, Mirifield, YorkshirJoseph (4) son of Joshua (b.1744) was born July 9,1781, Lee Green, Mirifield, Yorkshire,England
red mail Auty, John
John son of Joshua (b1744) Autey of Lee Green, Mirfield, Yorkshire. Note Auty was spelt Autey He was baptized on August 4, 1776 John married Hannah Thorpe, August 25, 1805. They married at Allhallows, London Wall, London. (Ref. Guild Hall London).
red mail Martha Walker 1800
Does anyone know anything more about Martha Walker (born 1800), father Joseph Walker of West Field House (?), Mirfield? She married Henry Flutter and moved to Surrey. One of her sons, Sidney Flutter, married his second cousin, Hannah Walker Sheard from Mirfield in 1871, and moved to Kingston-upon-Thames.
red mail Seeking info on Wilfred Battye
Seeking information on Wilfred Battye, born around 1899 and lived in Mirfield, I'd like to find out what his parents were called. Wilfred was my frandfather.
red mail seeking info
on Henry Walter Tolson, b. 1863, orphaned at a young age and migrated as a young boy into USA. Also interested in his parents and the people he lived with after their death (names unknown).
seeking family of george terry born 1785 in mirfield
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am seeking info on the birth of ben asquith born 1851

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