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Shelton, Ilkeston
Percy Shelton, carpenter, married Emma Sharpe at Church Gresley, 1912. Believed their descendants (second cousins?) lived in the Ilkeston  Eastwood area of Nottinghamshire. Pleased to receive any info.
red mail Dorothy Minnie Fox Bradley
Married Sydney John Bradley at All Souls, Radford December 1922. Anyone know anything about them?
red mail henshaw eliza married to john mitchell
looking for family Eliza Mitchell who had children henry Percy and Ann Mitchell lived in Ilkeston in 1881 john Mitchell was a newsagent henry Percy married Alice who died he married Sarah Maria Moon who was a widow can anyone tell if they are any relation to my family
red mail Beardow
A family named beardow lived in a shop on cotmanhay rd Ilkeston years ago three of their daughters Minnie,Lily,and Elsie or Edith
red mail Goddards
I am searching for any information about the Goddards who lived in and aroundIlkeston, including Heanor and Hucknal Tokard.
red mail Henry Beardsley
This Henry Beardsley emigrated to Victoria Australia. From ?Loughborough, canal boat man. Beardsley family currently in Victoria.
red mail Place- Reeve(s)
Charles Henry Place B 1903 married Anne Elizabeth Reeve(s)in 1930's. these are my maternal grandparents.My mother Nancy born in Doncaster, 1938. My gran died in my mothers childhood and all info very sketchy, Anne supposed to have had thirteen siblings.I cant find even marriage cert for Gps. My grandfathers fathersname was also Charles Henry,All lived in and around ilkeston and Doncaster. Any rellies out there with more info?
red mail Hardy, Charlotte
I'm looking for information on Charlotte Hardy. She lived with Thomas Hewitt in Ilkeston probably on a boat and they had a son James Hewitt/ Hardy in 1864, born on a boat near Birmingham. She has disappeared by 1871.
red mail joseph burrows
I am looking for information about Fanny Burrows(b1861) and her father Joseph Burrows(born 1830s) We believe the family were from around Ilkeston as my great-grandmother, May Freeman(b1891) worked at the Ilkeston hospital around 1910. She also spent around seven years in an orphanage from about 1897- this could have been near Ilkeston. The surname Taylor also appears on the 1891 census data for the house where May Freeman was born.
red mail Ernest Mann dob Jan 1883
Hi I've been trying to find out what happened to my gt uncle Ernest Mann and his descendents. He married Elizabeth Ann Brittan in 1907 and I believe they Had the following children (1911 Census) George, Elizabeth Ann and Philip. I would be most grateful if anyone could help me solve this problem.
red mail John T Crooks
Looking for any information on John T Crooks born abt 1896 at Staveley. Maried Mary E Horridge 1923 and divorced sometime before 1934. Any info very welcome
red mail STRAW family
i am searching for ANY information on the families linked to Thomas STRAW b 1811 who married Fanny JOHNSON (b1811) in 1828 and Ann JACKSON (b1812)in 1848. his family were from ilkeston, derbyshire. his son samuel came to australia sometime around 1860-1864. on what ship and when would be helpful.
red mail Whitehouse family
Looking for information on Albert Whitehouse (born 1878 at Rowley Regis - living with Grandparents in Ilkeston in 1891 Census - son of Thomas Cooksey Whitehouse and Mary Louena Edmunds). His brother Thomas Edward Whitehouse and his wife Harriet Jane Turner and their 4 children - Thomas Edmonds, Miriam Gertrude, William and Helen - lived in Ilkeston.
red mail Eliza Sisson
Looking for details of my great-grandmother, Eliza Sisson who married George Dearden of Sheffield. Later was known , I think, as Betty Dearden. Apparently she came from Ilkeston. Any one know of her? Many thanks
red mail Albert Fletcher
Looking for details of the family of Albert Fletcher (died at Dunkirk and is on war memorial). He is the grandfather of my husband and I understand that most of his family came from Ilkeston. Any info would be appreciated.
red mail Poole Family
I am looking for any information regarding the poole family in the Ilkeston area, particularly around the 1940's to 1950's
red mail Burrows family
Hi, I am trying to research the Burrows family who were in the Ilkeston area from around 1903 onwards. I know that Joseph Burrows married Annie Lambert in this area in 1904,but that is as much as I know.
Interested in Hutchby & Beniston family's post 1850 Ilkeston
red mail William Beardsley
Looking for confirmation on history of William Beardsley. I show him eing born in Derbyshire on the 9th of March 1603, He married Mary Harvie at Ilkeston Derbyshire on the 26th of Janu 1631. They had a son named Joseph, born on the 16th of Nov 1634, Christened at St. Mary's. This family came to America during the Great Migration. I show the next gereation being born in Connecticut in 1681. Any Help with this family would be welcomed.
red mail Spencer Family
I am seeking information about Benjamin Spencer b 1789, married to Ann Harrison b 1791. In particular I need to know his ancestors.
red mail STRAW of Ilkeston
My family reseach has lead me round in circles with the Straws of Ilkeston. My grandfather was Samuel Straw who emigrated to South Africa and was married twice and had two families out there. He returned to Beauvale Road in the 1901 census return but there is no record of such an address anywhere. Any help would be appreciated.
red mail Stevens
William Stevens married to Elizabeth Orchard living in Burr Lane Ilkeston in 1873. Grateful for any information .
red mail Sarah Ann Gash (Grantham area)
My Ggrand mother Sarah Gash, (born 1843), married William Hopper, (born 1844 west Ayton Yorks) and Had Emily Hopper in May 1883,at Grantham Lincolnshire. There was a Hopper's and Mason shop (Mercers) at Scarborough, near the station on Westborough. Any info most welcomed
red mail john henshaw-eliza straw
my great-great grandfather married eliza straw at cotmanhay in 1848.he is the son of a james henshaw,but i can,t find his mothers name.eliza straw is a daughter of a wheatley straw.
red mail Harris family
I have recently started my family tree, and i am trying to find the parents of James Harris(born 1857),who was married to Ellen Dean(born 1857), had 3 children, Frederick, John and Mary. They lived in Derby,England.Any info or help would be appreciated.
red mail Stainer
I have just completed my Stainer family tree and if anyone needs any info on the Stainer family from Melbury Bubb in Dorset I would be pleased to help.
red mail George Hatton
Any info on George Hatton b - Ilkeston, 1848. He married Eliza Ann Butler and was a Framework Knitter. I am specifically looking for information surrounding his birth and his birth family as I can find no trace of him before marriage in the census.
Trying to trace any info on James Fretwell,believed to have been born 1884 at Ilkeston.He was Chairman of Ilkeston Liberal Club in 1941. Believed to have lived in Manners Road.He had four children:- James, Albert, Gwendoline & Gladys. Albert married Elizabeth Boam.
red mail Edward Farnsworth
Any info on Edward Farnsworth b1880 in Derby.Was a locomotive worker in 1901 living in Ilkeston. Parents were Thomas and Elizabeth, brothers Charles and John.
red mail Coopers of Ilkeston
I am researching the family of my mother who was born Marion Cooper in 1928. Her father was Bernard born 1892 who married Annie Nixon in 1915. Her grandfather was Harry Cooper who married Clara Skerritt in 1891. Harry's parents and elder siblings moved from Ravensden in Bedfordshire around 1864/5. Harry's parents were George and Sarah. Any help would be appreciated.
red mail Hardy family
Looking for info on Hardy family living at Stanley,Ilkeston,West Hallam,Cotmanhay. George Hardy married Ethel Parker 1908 son Lesley born 1913,daughter Ethel born 1915. John Hardy married Elizabeth Benson 22.1.1788 Stanley.
red mail Cook/Fretwell
Henry Cook born 1801 in Ilkeston. Charlotte Fretwell born 1804 in Shipley. Married 1822 in Heanor Dearbyshire. Children; Eliza 1836, Henry 1834, Phoebe 1838,Samuel 1841, Mary 1828 (she married John Derby in 1849). Would like to know more of Henry & Charlotte's parents &/or siblings
red mail Straw family
Does anyone have any info on a wheatley straw from Ilkeston derby
red mail Bolton
Letitia Bolton, died 1878 aged 39 at home in Springfield Road, Ilkeston. She was married to Henry Bolton. They had at least one child, namely Mary Ann Bolton. Does anyone please have any further information about this family please?
red mail Chadwick & Bolton
Any information on Lily (Lillie/Lilly) Chadwick, born c1870 and married to William Thomas Bolton?
red mail Goddard's of Ilkeston Derbyshire
John Goddard B: 1804 Ilkeston D; 1861-1871, M: Ruth (Brown we think) B: 1805 M:C1827 most likely Ilkeston. John was a Lace Maker & lived all his life in Ilkeston along with his wife & nine children . By 1878 the next generation of Goddard,s moved to Bruxton Derbyshire & became Musicians where they set up a Book/Musican shop,they also sold Goddard/ Brown Piano's, Any info on the above families or Goddard Piano, would be helpful.
Beardow surname in Ilkstone
Searching for the surname Beardow or any variation of this name. Does anyone have this name in their family tree please?Interested in a marriage between Jn Beardow/ My Alsop dated 13th Oct 1833 with a possible link to my family. Can anyone help please.Glad of any contacts to do with this surname . Thanks.
red mail cooper of ilkeston
is anyone researching this name,iam trying to find descendants of my gg grandfathers family,the siblings i know about are bertha,harry,william,john,sam,ruth all born in ilkeston and robert and arthur born in yorkshire,my gg grandfathers name was george henry cooper(born circa 1876) and they were all the children of john(born bedfordshire)and mary(born nottinghamshire)
red mail Brentnall Wives - Bridgett
John Brentnall - born abt 1565: died 18/02/1636 -married Bridgett ? in Derbyshire, possibily Ilkeston, in about 1598. Am trying to find out her last name and would be most grateful if anyone out there could help me find them.
red mail Moses Birkin.
Any information on Moses Birkin & Family who lived at 3 Wheatley Row Cotmanhay in 1901.
red mail Revill and Johnson
Looking for any relatives of Mary Revill mother Ann and father was Samual.(1808) Johnson William married Mary and his father was James (1831)
red mail Ernest Grainger
I am looking for information on Ernest Grainger. He may have been married to Lucy Ellen Roberts. They had two children William Ernest born in 1900 and Sidney Harry b. 1902. Lucy later married George Thomas Davies and had a daughter Queene.
Hilda Williams
I am looking for Hilda Williams who married Herbert Weaving in 1929.
red mail Simpsons, boatmen
Researching Samuel Simpson son of Willoughby(boatman),m.Ann Wathey in Ilkeston 1841. He was a widower,boatman, possibly first married to Bathsheba who died of complications of childbirth in 1840.Ann gave birth to Benjamin in 1844.Benjamin married Sarah Newton(when, where?)and their first child was born in Leicester about 1866.
red mail John Brentnall
Can anyone help with information about John Brentnall and his family? He was born 30 July 1780 (possibly 1779) probably in Ilkeston, died 2 February 1848 in Ilkeston, married Hannah (possibly Hickton, possibly 22January 1802)from Ilkeston
Fletcher/Henshaw Ilkeston
I'm looking for any connections to Ann Fletcher and Joseph Henshaw b 1848 married in Ilkeston they went on to have children Ester, George, Harry, Joseph, William and Eliza would be most grateful for any information
red mail Thomas Riley
My paternal grandfather was born around 1895 in Cotmanhay/Ilkeston. Married Rose Hannah Martin, year not known, in St Lawrence Church, Long Eaton. I believe they lived in rooms in Co-operation Street Long Eaton. Had 4 children Barbara who died in infancy, Ronald George, Leslie (my father) and Royston James. Divorced from my grandmother year not known and married again living in Nottingham. Unknown if there was any children from this union. I live in Australia and am trying to put togther a family tree for my children so they know their roots.
red mail Thomas Marson & Ann Noon
Anyone have any information on Thomas Marson b. abt. 1820 Calverton, Nottingham m. Ann Noon b. abt. 1825 Shipley, Derby lived in Ilkeston at time of 1881 census. Son James, daughters Lucy & Emily.
red mail Smith of Ilkeston?
My grandson has Alonzo as his middle name and Smith is his surname. Origins in Ilkeston area - does anyone with possible connection or similar name know where the Alonzo name originates from? See several Smith's on Ilkeston St. Mary's PR.
red mail Critch, Hancock & Martin
Does anyone have any of these surnames living in Shipley, Marlpool Heanor & Ilkeston area from 1788 marriage of Wm Martin to Jane Hancock. Did Jane go on to marry Adam Critch (Crich)? in 1814 Heanor?
red mail Olivers / Millers / Gregorys
Researching these families in the Ilkeston area. Would love to share information with anyone interested.
red mail Hannah Wheatley
born Normanton Lincolnshire. Married Samuel Jackson Lived in Ilkeston/ Wood St area circa 1901 , any info gratefully received
red mail Fletcher
I am researching the FLETCHER family of Ilkeston. I understand that the family graves are all there (but where I have no idea!) and would appreciate any assistance in tracing this family's history. Thanks
red mail Ross
Trying to find the parents of James Ross bn 1807 Ilkeston who married Hannah from Codnor Park, Heanor. Their children were Thomas 1838, John 1840, James 1842, Joseph 1843, William 1845, Mary Ann 1847, Ann 1849 and Hannah 1850.
red mail Ilkeston
Seeking information about Elizabeth SOAR b c 1804 in Ilkeston who married William CAUNT in Nottingham 23 December 1829
Family Tree
I am researching my family tree and have got back to Robert Shorthose 1806. I would appreciate any records or help.
red mail Beardsley
Marriage took place 2nd Nov.1778 - Ilkeston,Derby/Notts. Sarah BEARDSLEY.
red mail Smith
Thomas Smith,Shopkeeper, wife Eliza, children Abigail Kate, Florence,John,Laura Emily,AlonzoThomas.
red mail Lacey
George James Lacey married Abigail Kate Lacey (nee Smith)9/3/1885 children George Wm,Laura,Walter Thomas,Daisy May, Alonzo
Researching Abraham SYSON born 1823 died 1893 married Hannah FARNSWORTH

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