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red mail Lowden, Fisher, Tarleton - (Low Lorton - Cumberland)
Seeking information about Charles Lowden (c 1780 -1852) born in Lorton married to Mary Tarlton (Tarleton) 1804 1nd Died in Braithwaite 1852 Also informatiopn on Jane Fisher (1818 - 1880) who married Henry Lowden (1810-1857) in Crossthwaite in 1836 Many thanks
red mail Joseph Wise Lorton Cumberland - (Low Lorton - Cumberland)
Seeking maiden name of Sarah Ann who married Joseph Wise at Lorton in 1853. Sarah Ann born at Eaglesfield 1832 Joseph born at St Bees 1828. Both buried at Lorton Joseph died 1887 and Sarah died 1897.
red mail Wilkinson - (Loweswater - Cumberland)
I am researching the Wilkinson family from Miresyke, Loweswater. The family also had connections with the Kirkstyle Inn. I have the information on the 1841 to 1901 census returns and the three gravestones in Loweswater churchyard. Does anybody have any additional information please?
HOLLIDAY - GRAHAM - (Loweswater - Cumberland)
Looking for information on Thomas HOLLIDAY b1767 Dearham, Cumberland and his wife Elizabeth GRAHAM b1782 Loweswater and married 25 Feb 1804 Loweswater. Their children were John, Adam, Jane, Mary, William, Joseph, Elizabeth, Sarah, Hannah and Thomas also of Loweswater
red mail Scott and Folder - (Loweswater - Cumberland)
I would be very pleased to hear from anybody with Wilkinson, Scott or Folder connections with Loweswater or Crosthwaite, near Keswick.
red mail John Sumpton 1791 - (Loweswater - Cumberland)
looking for info about John Sumpton who was my great great great grandfather. I wish to confirm his father/siblings. I have info on Sumptons in Yorkshire related to him.
red mail Loweswater Cemetery - (Loweswater - Cumberland)
Can anyone please tell me if there is still an old cemetery at Loweswater or has it disappeared. I am looking in particular for the burial of my 9th grandfather Thomas Fletcher of Mockerkin whose will of 1659 asked that he be buried at Loweswater. He is believed to be the son of Lancelot Fletcher rector of Dean & Lamplugh.
red mail Wilson in Matterdale, Cumberland - (Matterdale End - Cumberland)
William Robert Kitchener Wilson was born in 1873 in Matterdale. He married Mary Jane Thewlis, probably around 1899 in Kendal. They lived variously in Kendal, Natland and Oxenholme. Please contact me if you have a connection, thank you.
red mail osborne - (Mawbray - Cumberland)
am looking for descendants of martha osborne born 1838 in mawbray mother and sister were called Ruth.Martha was my great great great grandma
red mail John Woodhall - (Melmerby - Cumberland)
Seeking information concerning John Woodhall, born about 1861, place inknown. He married Sarah Lancaster, July 5, 1786 in Addingham Parish. Sarah was born about 1864 in Great Salkheld. John died in February of 1822 and Sarah died in June of 1825. They are both buried in the Melmberby Church Yard. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail PATTENSON Family - (Melmerby - Cumberland)
PATTENSON family of Melmerby and Penrith, Cumberland. John Edward Pattenson, Esq. married Mary Anna Frances Antoinetta Harris in Tipperah, India, on March 8, 1801. (John's brother, Charles Pattenson married Mary Anna's sister, Elizabeth Harris, on May 3, 1802, at Fort William, Calcutta, India.) Mary Anna Harris' parents were Stephen Harris of Rugby, Warwickshire and West Bengal, India, and Mary Harris of London and Daventry - daughter of Samuel Harris and Elizabeth Hamlyn. The children of John Pattenson and Mary Anna Harris included: Mary Jane Pattenson Jacob, John Edward Pattenson, Henry Rees Pattenson, Arthur Harris Pattenson and Robert Cane Pattenson. John was the son of Thomas Pattenson and Barbara Grainger. Thomas was the son of Lancelot Pattenson and Margaret Orfeur. Lancelot was the son of Thomas Pattenson and Elizabeth Threlkeld. Thomas was the son of John Pattenson and Mary Sleddall. I am working with my cousin, Peter Bales, on these Pattenson and Harris lines. Thank you, Susan Jacob Garcia.
red mail Thomas Teasdale and Annie Elizabeth Kerr (nee Teasdale) - (Melmerby - Cumberland)
Looking for descendents of Thomas Teasdale, born in Ousby, Cumbria on 28.12.1855. Parents Joseph Teasdale, born 1832, died 1901, and Mary Ann (nee Barker), born 1835, died 1899. Thomas moved to ? Liverpool and I think he worked for an agricultural supply business down there. I have all details for most of his brothers and sisters and family going back to 1670 and would like to fill the gap. I would also like to trace descendents of Annie Elizabeth Kerr (nee Teasdale), his sister also born in Ousby, Cumbria on 29.10.1862 to Joseph and Mary Ann Teasdale, she married Hugh Kerr and after living in Scotland were last heard of in Liverpool.
red mail halliday - (Melmerby - Cumberland)
red mail Jos (Joseph) Henderson - (Middlesceugh - Cumberland)
Lived at Middlesceugh Hall in the 1860's. Both father and son were called Joseph. Joseph Jnr married Ruth Hayton in January 1868. I would like futher information about both families or any history of Middlesceugh Hall (farm)
red mail todd - (Midgeholme - Cumberland)
i am trying to find any relations of william todd and his wife eileen nee jackson my mother attended thier wedding sometime before 1944 as the invitation was in her single name just want to know if william was a relative of my mum who was named ellen (nellie) tate and she lived in leeds
red mail Wilson Memorial Church - (Milton - Cumberland)
Does anyone know of the Joseph Wilson Memorial Church at Milton? I have newspaper cuttings from the opening in July 1928. Joseph Wilson was born in the area about 1850, the church was completed by his brothers Thomas and Isaac Wilson. Alderman Hugh Jackson was instrumental in its construction. The land was given by Lady Cecilia Roberts.
red mail Moorend - (Moorend - Cumberland)
Just after any info on residents of Moorend in the late 19th Century & of anyone witht he name Jacob that may have lived there in this period of time?
red mail Johnston - (Moorend - Cumberland)
My Great grandfather was Robert Henry Johnston and his wife was Mary Ann Johnston (Fox) My grandmother was Edith Johnston and her sister Mary Ann Johnston I think They also had brothers and they lived in aplace called moorend, Millom He worked as an iron miner this would be in about 1881 or thereabouts anyone know anything would appreciate contact Thanx and Cheers Shirley
red mail bridson - (Moresby Parks - Cumberland)
i believe that my gt grandfather's brother joseph lived in the moresby area, any information would be appreciated.
red mail Preece c.1863 - 1889 - (Moresby Parks - Cumberland)
Looking for grt. grandfather Daniel Preece - born approx. 1863 in Moresby and died 02.12.1889 in Parton. Any info would be helpful.
red mail Allason - (Mosser - Cumberland)
I am looking for any info on the Allasons who lived at Smithy Green. I am particularly looking for details of Frances who married Henry Allason (1815-1895). Frances I believe was born 1812 at Moorend Greystoke Penrith, but I can't find a marriage or a surname for Frances. Frances died 1879.
red mail Bell Family - (Nenthead - Cumberland)
I have just started to research my Bell family and would like to hear from anyone who can help me. My Gt.Gt.Grandfather Thomas lived in Hayring at the time of his marriage in 1859
red mail nenthead school - (Nenthead - Cumberland)
I am looking for information on my ancestor Thomas Carr who was a schoolmaster at this school in 1829 and he lived there with his family his son James was a bootmaker and had a business in Alston around 1847
red mail Wilkinsons - (Nenthead - Cumberland)
I would like to hear from any descendents of Thomas Wilkinson and Hannah Parmely. Their children were: Mary b.1841, Johnathon b.1843, Henry b.1845, Elizabeth b.1850 and Thomas b.1853. Mary and Elizabeth married brothers Edward and James Archer. They immigrated to Canada in 1870 along with their brother Henry and his family. Anyone know anything?
red mail Richardson - (Nenthead - Cumberland)
Any information on the Richardson family/ies living in Alston and Nenthead 1700s and 1800s
red mail philipson parker families and conections - (Nenthead - Cumberland)
Ralph Philipson est 1850 father of Thomas Philipson or also Joseph Parker father of Mary jane Parker any family info would be apreciated. Residing in and around Allenheads County Durham.
red mail Blacksmith - (Nether Welton - Cumberland)
looking for the JOHN& MARY-JANE HOGG & extended family,on the 1901 census at Nether Welton, 1891 census Little Bampton,1881 in the workhouse at Longtown,unable to find where they are buried.
red mail Hogg/Gates - (Nether Welton - Cumberland)
Great aunt Jane Gates married a Hogg in Cockermouth abt 1905.We've no idea where his family called home at that time.Thought it worth a try. Her parents were Gates/Hodgson and lived around Bassenthwaite lake for generations
red mail William and Isabella Warbrick - (Nether Welton - Cumberland)
In the 1881 census my Grt Grndmother Isabella Warbrick(born 1846) is living with her husband William at Nether Welton in Cumberland.William dies in 1882,after that i can find nothing of Isabella Warbrick,anyone know what happened to her.Thank You.
red mail Elizabeth Fisher b 1856 - (Newlands - Cumberland)
My grandmother was born in Newlands in 1856, I have been unable to find any trace of her parents,though she was living with her grandparents in Lorton in 1861. I would appreciate any information, at all on this family.
red mail Fisher family - (Newton Arlosh - Cumberland)
I am looking for information on the Fisher family who lived in Newton Arlosh in the early 1800's. I particularly want to find out about Joseph (born circa.1790) and his wife Isabella(born circa. 1800) and their ancestors.
red mail CUMPSTON(E), COMPSTON - (Newton Reigny - Cumberland)
1715 Margrat COMPSTON married Robert Dawson 13 Feb. Any family details welcomed
red mail Thompson - (Newton Reigny - Cumberland)
Looking for information about Mary Thompson born here c1779. She married John Stockdale in Greystoke on 10 July 1806. They are my gr gr gr grandparents.
red mail radcliffe - (Orthwaite - Cumberland)
i am looking for the parents of Marie Radcliffe. She was married 23 sep 1604 at crosthwaite keswick ,in some documents she is noted as being, Mary of Orthwaite
red mail local history - (Oughterside - Cumberland)
hello we are trying to accumulate photographs or relevant documents too share with the village hall and school, anything would be appreciated. regards alan
Oliphant Oulton Cumberland - (Oulton - Cumberland)
Hi I have a family of Oliphants living in Oulton nr Wigton, from 1861 -1901 that I know of. Grainger, Margaret, John William Thomas are some of the names. Margaret was a Hayton from Silloth. Please contact if your research is for this family. Thanks Jackie
red mail Tarnrigg Moor, Oulton - Wright - (Oulton - Cumberland)
John Wright (born c1804) farmed in Kirklinton for many years. Moved to Tarnrigg Moor near Oulton with wife Eleanor in the 1870's, where he continued to farm. Son George also farmed in this area; after his early death wife Jane and sons continued with the farm and were still there in 1911. Any of their descendants still in the area?
red mail Chambers in Australia - (Ousby - Cumberland)
Travelled from Liverpool, to Australia, on the 'Zealandic' and arrived at the Port of Freemantle 8th Nov. 1913. Chambers Frances 28 years H/Wife Chambers John T. 27 years Farm Hand Chambers Geo. E 21 years Farm Hand. I think John and George are the children of John and Esther (Bellas), George stayed in Australia but what happened to Frances and John? Can anyone offer any help, Please. Also Edmund Chambers (b Dufton) and his wife Ann (nee Robson) m 1840 1851 living at Shire, Ousby...John Chapplow and his wife, Mary Ann, m 12 Aug. 1864. Known children - Ann b c 1864: Rosa b c 1868; Margaret b c 1870: Alice b 26th May 1873...Help needed with John Chambers and Esther Bellas m 24th Dec. 1885. They had children John, William, George Edwin and Arthur Edmund.
red mail Cheesbrough Family - (Ousby - Cumberland)
The Cheesbrough family was a local family in 1700's and 1800's are there any living in Ousby now ?. The families seemed to have a lot more daughters than sons. Our own line moved from Ousby to Darlington/ Sunderland and as far as we know never returned to Ousby. Also Mary Cheesbrough b 1723c in Ousby is our ancestor does anyone know who or if she ever married? .We do do that she had a son Mathew b 1751c in Ousby, any info regarding Mary would help.
red mail Thomas Teasdale and Annie Elizabeth Kerr (nee Teasdale) - (Ousby - Cumberland)
Looking for descendents of Thomas Teasdale, born in Ousby, Cumbria on 28.12.1855. Parents Joseph Teasdale, born 1832, died 1901, and Mary Ann (nee Barker), born 1835, died 1899. Thomas moved to ? Liverpool and I think he worked for an agricultural supply business down there. I have all details for most of his brothers and sisters and family going back to 1670 and would like to fill the gap. I would also like to trace descendents of Annie Elizabeth Kerr (nee Teasdale), his sister also born in Ousby, Cumbria on 29.10.1862 to Joseph and Mary Ann Teasdale, she married Hugh Kerr and after living in Scotland were last heard of in Liverpool.
red mail Rev. William Walter Mason, Melmerby, Cumbria - (Ousby - Cumberland)
Rev. W.W. Mason was Vicar of Melmerby in the parish of Ousby from 1912 to 1924. Any genealogical information would be welcome. He had a daughter Daisy whose grand-daughter Rosemary lives in Melbourne. I have two of his books pertaining to his interest in Natural History of the Melmerby area.
red mail Julia Browne - (Ousby - Cumberland)
My Great,great Grandfather was John Browne baptised at Ousby Church 10/7/1833 the records only give his mothers name of Julia Browne, so presumably he was illegitimate. I can find no trace of Julia Browne whatever. I am unable to check the 1841 census for Ousby as it is so feint as to be unreadable (G.R.). Has anyone any knowledge as to who she was please ? John dropped the E from his name and became Brown. He became a carpenter and married Isabel Braithwaite.
red mail Sim family Pelutho 1890's - (Pelutho - Cumberland)
Anyone connected with the following: 1891 Census Pelutho, Holme St Cuthbert Thomas Sim 31 Head b) Holme Cultram Martha 20 wife b) Holme Cultram Mary 1 daughter b) Holme Cultram
red mail william armstrong - (Penruddock - Cumberland)
Hi can anyone tell me anything about William Armstrong, he was the Schoolmaster at Penruddock school possibly between the mid 1870's until his death in 1884. His wife was Mary armstrong and his youngest daughter Annie was an assistant teacher in the same school. He was my gt gt grandfather. Elaine
red mail Pica - (Pica - Cumberland)
Any information of the Reiling family who lived Pica in the late 1890's approx.William married Jane Trewitt from Whitehaven. They had 13 children my Grandmother Jane being one
red mail Johnstone's and Frew's - (Pica - Cumberland)
I am looking for details of my great Grandfather James Johnstone. He was born in Scotland and his father was a farmer named Charles. James married Margaret Frew in 1900 and lived in Distington.
red mail Temple surname - (Plumbland - Cumberland)
Looking for Temple families originating in Plumbland, later moving to Allonby, Westnewton, Aspatria, Crosscanonby and Maryport.
red mail Shepley Watson - (Plumbland - Cumberland)
Looking for details of Shepley Watson who was curate in 1863 - married his cousin Sarah Frances Bell
red mail TORDIFF - (Plumbland - Cumberland)
Looking for descendants of William TORDIFF (1761 - 1817) from Plumbland, Cumbria who married Elizabeth WILKINSON ( 1763 - 1835).
red mail McAllister ,McGuire - (Plumbland - Cumberland)
My Gt Grandmother Margaret McAllister lived in Glasgow with her husband John Symons and her son William. She got a lot of help to bring up William from her sister Annie and her Mother Margaret McGuire. However these two ladies kept travelling up and down to Plumbland and were buried there. Can anyone give me there connection to Plumbland please.
red mail Plumpton - (Plumpton - Cumberland)
Joseph Mattinson Born Plumpton 1820, any details please.
red mail Thomas Hodgson - (Ponsonby - Cumberland)
Anyone have an idea how one can differentiate between two people of same name? My Thomas Hodgson was born in 1791...but Parish records in Cockermouth show one born 21 Mar 1791 to Thos& Ann, another born 16 April 1791 to John & Mary. No census to check, no occupations, no clues.....this Thomas became a husbandman in Ponsonby, married Hannah, father of Thomas, Mary Ann, Hannah.
red mail WHARTON FAMILY - (Portinscale - Cumberland)
red mail Mayson - (Portinscale - Cumberland)
Mark Mayson, married 1819 to Elizabeth Green, was from Portinscale. His father-in-law was the painter William Green and his son was Walter Mayson the violin maker. Any connections?
red mail Wharton, William b. 1835 - (Portinscale - Cumberland)
WILLIAM WHARTON, b. August 29, 1835, Crossthwaite; d. September 20, 1914, Victoria, Australia Father Henry, mother Rachel Bellas, m. Mary Conway b. Birr, Ireland. I am a direct descendant of George Wharton,m. Margaret Ellen (Bond) son of William and Mary. My mother was Edith Wharton b. 1920. I am researching the Cumbrian family connection and would appreciate any old photos, place photos, historical documents. I am prepared to trade info. Sue
red mail EDWIN ATKINSON EVANS 1864 - (Portinscale - Cumberland)
Wedding - (Raughton Head - Cumberland)
In about 1777 John Edgir married Jane Barnes.
red mail The Haile Family - (Ravenglass - Cumberland)
I have traced our Haile family back to Joseph who died in 1705. His son William had 10 children. His son Joseph had 5 children. His son Thomas married Tamar Walton and they had 11 children. His son Thomas married Sarah Curwen and had 8 children.His son William moved to Bigrigg, Egremont to work in the iron ore mines and married Jane Norman. They had 7 children. There must be lots of Haile descendants out there. Hope to meet one soon.
red mail Haile family - (Ravenglass - Cumberland)
My great-great grandfather, William Haile, married Anne Dixon on 7th February 1835. His address was given as Carleton Hall, Drigg. Can anyone provide information on any of William Hailes relatives? Any assistance would be appreciated.
red mail Walshe - Maude (Daisy) - (Ravenglass - Cumberland)
My greataunt, Miss Maude Walshe (known to the family as Daisy) moved to 'The Cottage', Ravenglass in the mid 1930s, dying there in 1942, and is buried in the churchyard at Muncaster Castle. If anyone can advise me on the location of 'The Cottage' if it still exists in current Ravenglass I would be very grateful.
red mail Robert Cowley - (Ravenglass - Cumberland)
Born in Andreas, Isle of Man aroud 1821. Robert Cowley was an apprentice to the Brocklebank family of Drigg Mill. He married Hannah Wood of Egremont in 1853. They had four children: Matthew, Sarah, Daniel and Mary. In 1861 the family lived in Ravenglass where Robert is described as a grocer and tea merchant. Hannah died in 1865 and after that, the children lived with Daniel and Sarah Wallace. I can find no trace of Robert after 1861. Can anyone help with information about what happened to him
red mail Higgins family - (Ravenglass - Cumberland)
Francis Higgins (born Ireland about 1776 according to census, died 1842) and wife Ann (also c1776, Cumberland), appear to have lived in Drigg and Ravenglass. Children: Francis 1810-1866 m Hannah Howe; Ann 1813 (maybe 1808)-1871/1872 m William Elliot; Matthew 1816-1841; Elizabeth 1816/1818-1880, did not marry. Ann buried 1806 may be mother, sister, daughter... Possible sister to Francis - Mary Higgins m Robert Wilkinson 1797 Muncaster. Any further information appreciated.
Bowder stone - (Rosthwaite - Cumberland)
Seeking info on the families who lived at Bowder Stone cottage.
Pont Pepper - (Rosthwaite - Cumberland)
Looking for info on (pont) Frank Pepper who lived in Borrowdale. He was born in Canada. Thank you Liz
red mail Goodfellow - (Ruckcroft - Cumberland)
I am researching my family tree and looking for information about my grandmothers sister, Emily Goodfellow, who was born in Ruckcroft 1892 or 1893. Emily lived with her father Robert (a29), mother Deborah (a29), sister (my grandmother) Mary Elizabeth (a4) and brother John G (a2).
red mail Thomas Maxwell - (Salta - Cumberland)
Looking for any details of Thomas Maxwell born Salta, Holme St Cuthberts, Abbey Holme, Cumberland about 1856.
red mail CARRUTHERS, John & Elizabeth - (Sandwith - Cumberland)
John Carruthers married Elizabeth Side on 15 Nov 1842 (Ennerdale, Cumberland), living in Sandwith, Cumberland 1881. Had John, Joseph, James and Thomas. John and Joseph went farming in Maryland, USA then Joseph emmigrated to New Zealand where he married Alice Jane Cuthbert and had 12 children including my grandmother Arlie. I have most of the descendants of Joseph & Alice Carruthers (if anyone is interested), but very little on the other brothers or John & Elizabeth and would love to obtain any info/photos.
red mail James Maghie - (Scotby - Cumberland)
Vet who eloped to Gretna Green with Ann Young in 1847
red mail William Kenneth Stevens - (Seascale - Cumberland)
Any information on William Kenneth Stevens.Who worked in the hotel trade in the late 1950's early 1960's. He was born about 1941/2
red mail Susan Sharp - (Seascale - Cumberland)
The census of 1891 and 1901 shows Susan Sharp as having been born in Seascale Cumbria or Ireton in 1858 +- 5 years. She was matron of the Atkinson Morley's Hospital London and I am trying to find out more about her . Can anyone help?
red mail Police Constable John Smith - (Seaton - Cumberland)
P.C. John Smith born Sleagill stationed Seaton 1901 retired from police while stationed at patterdale then no trace any help would be appreciated
red mail Hayton/ Smith - (Silloth - Cumberland)
I am researching my family history of my father. He was Pattinson Hayton (1916 -2000 b. Carlisle), his father was Amos Hayton (1874 ? 1955 b. Wigton), mother Annie Smith (1888 ? 1975 b. Silloth). His Grand father was Pattinson Hayton (1821 ? 1882 b. Bowness), Grand mother Jane Hayton (1832 -1905 b. Little Bampton). Jane Hayton had been married previously to an Irving; I cannot find her maiden name or any reference to the first marriage. I think I also have his great grand parents, Amos and Barbra Beaty married 1808 in Wigton. I was always lead to believe that Pattinson originated from a grandmotherÕs maiden name, this I now feel is incorrect as I have come across quite a few Pattinson Haytons . It would be great to find out the link.
red mail GRAHAM, Isabella 1825-1902 - (Silloth - Cumberland)
Aunt Sibella GRAHAM died in Silloth in 1902 aged 77. Apparently never married and a land lady or boarding house keeper in SILLOTH, she was born (1825) on the family farm at Cubby Hill (north of Longtown, Cumberland). Can anyone help with news of her life?
red mail Herbert Charles Henry - (Silloth - Cumberland)
Can anyone assist with providing background information on the time my relation Herbert Charles Henry, joiner, lived in Silloth? He died in Carlisle General Hospital, 1972, and I have visited his grave in Silloth cemetery but know nothing of his time in Silloth. Bob.
red mail Hutton in the Forest, Nr Skelton - (Skelton - Cumberland)
I have a John Toppin bapt 1675 @ Hutton in the Forest almost due East of Skelton. Wife unknown son Thomas. Grand daughter Jane (she married Archibald Kirkpatrick in Carlisle in 1752) Does anybody know anything about this village ot have any Toppin'sfrom the area. Links to Kirkpatrick in Carlisle
red mail Nelson family - (Skelton - Cumberland)
I have a relation who was born in Durham then moved to skelton.
red mail William George Walker - (Skelton - Cumberland)
Hello I'm trying to find where my iligitimate Uncle came from all I know is that he was born around the 1920 his mother Dorothy Walker was very young at the time and was sent to Ulverston,Lancashire,to have William George. He was later taken in by his Grandparent's hence his name becoming ATKINSON. He got married in January 1939. Ironicaly he also married a Dorothy Walker born 1920 at Skelton, Penrith, Cumberland, They also got wed at Skelton, they went on to have 11 children. Please could anyone help me. Thanks
red mail Veety/Thompson - (Skelton - Cumberland)
I'm searching for any information on Edward Thmpson and Mary Veety, lived at Rickerby House, Skelton
Hogarth, Britten and Atkinson families - (Skirwith - Cumberland)
I have just bought a photograph album of pictures taken of Skirwith family members around 1890. One family particularly in evidence are the Hogarths. William (b 1875 Culgaith) married Laura and Joseph (b 1876 Culgaith) married Mary. Both couples went to live in 1901 in Balby with Hexthorpe in Yorkshire. There is also a photo of George Atkinson, son of James Atkinson, publican of the Sun Inn, Skirwith. Does anyone have information about these families, or the Brittens, Burnes, Dowsons and Brunskills who also feature.
red mail Family History - Lowis family - (Skirwith - Cumberland)
I am tracing the Lowis family. Thomas Lowis c 1859 born in Skirwith. Elizabeth Shaw born Skirwith c 1831 and Thomas Lowis born Long Merton c 1821. I have found them on the 1891 census but cannot get any further back. Can anyone help please.
red mail Bodenham - (St. Helens - Cumberland)
Looking for any links to Francis Bodenham, engraver, transported for bigamy 1815. Then living in London, but I saw a reference to him on a St. Helens website. Any Bodenham news welcome. John
red mail SISSON - (Stainburn - Cumberland)
THOMAS SISSON DOB 1884 Coal miner of Stainbank Cottage, Stainburn married Bridget Cricket August 1912, at Cockermouth Registry Office. Thomas' father was DAWSON SISSON quarryman. Any info. please
red mail Mary Phillips - (Stapleton - Cumberland)
I am searching for information re the parents of Mary Phillips of Cracrop, Cumberland - probably born about 1803. She gave birth to William Phillips at Cracrop on April 24 1823 - the birth was registered in Stapleton. Mary was possibly related to Walter or Charles phillips of Cracrop.
LITTLE of Stapleton/Kirklinton - (Stapleton - Cumberland)
Searching for origins of Margaret LITTLE, born Stapleton or Kirklinton in about 1790, according to later census returns. In 1812 she married Hugh JAMES in Longtown, where they had a large family before Hugh's early death in 1841. Any clues welcome, as this lady is proving highly elusive!
red mail Emmerson - (Stapleton - Cumberland)
Looking for North Cumbrian Emmersons , Stapleton Parish 1770,s would be the First mention in Cumbria of John Emmerson, His son John Emmerson 1777 married Isabella Clemitson...had issue many !!
red mail tweddle/goodfellow - (Stapleton - Cumberland)
looking for information on david tweddle married elizabeth goodfellow at stapleton 15/5/1836 is he the son of david and jane tweddle of mossthorne david was babtised on the 1/10/1822 along with thomas tweddle any information please
Kennedy's Stapleton and Bewcastle. - (Stapleton - Cumberland)
Researching all Kennedy's descended from John and Dorothy who previously lived at Haltwhistle' John was born c 1690 they married in 1719 John gave his address as Allo'lea which is near the Roman Wall. They moved to Stapleton/Bewcastle in the 1730's Dorothy died at Bewcastle 2nd July 1778, John died at Bewcastle 1781. I would love to know exactly where they lived. Their son David married Ann Gillespie of Lyneholmeford Mill, David's address then was Mossthorn. In a later census his profession was given as Joiner. Any information will be welcome.
red mail Dowsey-Magog - (Sunderland - Cumberland)
I am trying to trace my family name of Dowsey-Magog, I have got back as far as 1800 so far, to Archibald Magog, but would love some help in correcting the info I have or finding Archibald's parents.
red mail Looking for information regarding my grandfather - (Sunderland - Cumberland)
We have no history all we have is a copy of a baptism certificate dated May 20th 1927 his mother was named as kathleen puklington or pocklington at address of 30 Northumberland place Sunderland his name was edgar thoreson and the farther on baptism certificate is Samuel davison a fireman
Swinside Inn - (Swinside - Cumberland)
tracing the history of this old pub any one with details
Viggars - (Thornby - Cumberland)
William Viggars my maternal grandfather born Thornby Co Durham,1873/4 coal miner lived in Ackworth married Katherine Doyle.
red mail Halket, William - (Thornhill - Cumberland)
Looking for information re: William Halket, Son of William and Bridget Halket (nee Wogan). Bridget died in 1960 in Glasgow and son william registered death.
red mail Jane Baty - (Threlkeld - Cumberland)
Jane Baty married Hugh Gillibrand at Gretna Green on the 12th of M-squiggle, 1812. The record - just two lines in a tiny notebook - says that she was from the parish of Threlkeld, which is in the Barony of Greystoke. The 1841 Census has her born some time around 1780. Hugh was from Chorley and I have found his family in the IGI but cannot find any trace of Jane. Her baptism would most likely be in the parish records of either Threlkeld or Greystoke. Can anyone help me get back any further?
red mail Size (m/name Gatfield) - (Threlkeld - Cumberland)
Florence Emily Size Lived at Ings Cottage, Threlkeld until her death in 1984. Do you know when she moved to Threlkeld?
red mail Wreck How of St John's in the Vale - (Threlkeld - Cumberland)
Does any good person have knowledge of a farm or village named Wreck How in or near the parish of St John's in the Vale ? A family history entry for Elizabeth Gate b 20/09/1807 to Daniel Gate and Anne Stanley show that place as their home. Her parents have relatives at both Yew Tree Farm and Row End Farm which definitely in the parish.
red mail Johanna ofThursby - (Thursby - Cumberland)
Johanna of Thursby married a Brian Metcalf 1460's we have tracked our greatgrandfathers family this far and are now looking for info on Johanna of Thursby.
red mail Scott - (Thursby - Cumberland)
Looking for info. on Elizabeth Scott who married a stonemason by the name of Thomas Wood in 1858 in Thursby & parents of a son by the name of James Wood born Thursby March 1859. Elizabeth was a widow by the 1861 census
red mail Leech /Baxter - (Thursby - Cumberland)
Christopher Leech married Betsy Baxter June 1879 in Thursby, witnesses James Litt and Elizabeth Stephenson Lacock. He was a grocer from Whitehaven. Betsy came from Scotland. looking for information about any of the above
red mail James Finlinson Died in Thursby, Cumberland - (Thursby - Cumberland)
James Finlinson, born about 1754, was married to Ann Correy. The information I have he was from Bolton, Cumberland and died in Thursby, Cumberland 21 Feb 1834. I have his mother as Martha Finlinson, born in Bolton about 1726. I don't any information on his dad though. I have a source linking Martha to a Martha Farlam married to a Joshua Finlinson, but have no other information. If anyone has any information on the Finlinson, sometimes spelled Finlason, family from Bolton or Thursby, or James Finlinson, it would be much appreciated. Thank you!
red mail Tindale Fell Wesleyan Chapel - (Tindale - Cumberland)
I have a bible with the entry:- Tindale Fell Wesleyan Sunday School, awarded to Matthew Smith in grateful recognition on leaving the district for his unwearying labours in the above school. April 19th 1908. Does anyone know anything about the place or the man? He was a brother of my Great Grandmother Mary Ann Hewitson (nee Smith).
Hewitt - (Todhills - Cumberland)
Researching all Hewitt.
georgina edgar - (Todhills - Cumberland)
could anyone help me find out what happened to georginas 3 children after she died in 1896,eldest john aged 18 may have married a lady with the name ward,george was adopted(i have his details) but cant find joseph who was 13 when his mother died,he was born at rockcliffe or todhills,was not known in the rest of the family in later years,would love to find his family,

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