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red mail Parish registers for Barnard Castle
Please can anybody tell me where I can obtain parish registers for BARNARD CASTLE for the period c1720 -1760. are they available on C.D.? also are there any local historians or family history historians with a good knowledge of this area for the period I am interested in who may be able to direct me to other sources whereby I can obtain info about a particular family, who I am hoping is the correct one for me. Surname GREEN, father ROGER, son EDWARD bnc1744. many thanks, Margaret.
red mail blythe family tree
looking for JOHN BLYTHE married in 1858 in Bishop Auckland.According to several census entries he was born in BARNARD CASTLE in 1827,but despite looking in births index and parish registers have found nothing.Anyone have any ideas!
red mail Hall families of Barnard Castle
Looking for descendents/information of Francis Hall (1780) and his son William Hall (1814-1891) Names include Jonathan Gregory, Solomon Wright, John Parkin and Janet Cordwell
red mail Pybus schoolmaster
John Pybus ran a school at Barnard Castle circa 1800 - 1820 ish. He was born 1776 at Masham, married Mary White at Hackforth in 1798 and was in B Castle by about 1800. He then moved to West Boldon near Sunderland. Any information about Pybus during his time in Barnard Castle welcome.
red mail Cottage in the Castle Wall
Does anyone have any photos or information about this house. I believe my great great aunt lived there before and during the second world war. Its possible she was born a Winskill but then married.
red mail Green Family Barnard Castle
Searching for any descendents of Roger and Margaret Green (Nee Stephenson) residing in Barnard Castle in the c1740s
red mail Heslop family
looking for any info on Joseph Heslop; christened 17th May 1751 at Barnard Castle. buried 12th Nov 1831. first wife was Margaret Jackson, children Robert 1782 and Jackson 1782-1866. second wife was Sarah Hilton and children were; Joseph 1796, Hilton 1800, Philip 1802, Frances 1804, Thomas 1809 and William 1811. would be grateful for any info. Joan
Hall family Rogermoor Farm Marwood Barnard Castle
Trying to find info on John Hall born 1841 Rogermoor Farm, Marwood,Barnard Castle.
red mail hetherington/ etherington
hi has anyone got any info on joseph and mary nee hind hetherington/etherington 1810 in barnard castle they had a son william born 1810/11 a son called ralph 1813 and a daughter called mary 1814 all barnard castle i have found william and all his decendents up to present day but i,m stuck on joseph and mary thanks denise
red mail thompson
I am looking for information on my grandfather, I don`t know his name or where he was from, all i do know is he had some kind of relationship with my grandmother Ida Thompson of barnard castle, who had two children, Anthony Thompson and Anne Thompson, my grandmother may not of been originally from barnard castle, but she used to sell newspapers from a stand in barney, when I was a young child she lived in Baliol Street. My grandmother is from the Barnard castle area.
red mail Tyson
Looking for information about a woman named Annie who married John George Tyson who is listed in the 1891 census as a sargeant in the Army. She was born at Barnard Castle Durham around 1856. She may be my great grandmother. I do not know her last name. In 1891 she is listed with these children: Frank H. W., Edith, John George, Henry, Frederick A, Ethel, Basil, Percy. I suspect she was the 2nd wife of John Tyson. The children are all shown as born in Malta, India, Singapore, etc. there may be a link to the Boardman surname somewhere in her history.
red mail smith
I am trying to trace Elizabeth Smith who may have married a John White of Poole Yorkshire and lived in Durham in or around hett mill
red mail Mackie
My great great grandfather, William (Henry) Mackie, according to several census entries, was born in Barnard Castle, Durham in abt 1851. He married Alice Milner in abt 1879 and then lived in and around Wakefield, West Yorkshire until his death. I am unable to trace his birth or marriage and would welcome any help or advice on offer from anyone who knows about genealogy research - I am a total novice! Many thanks.
I am a descendant of Thomas APPLEBY b. c. 1816 Barnard Castle, Durham, England, to William APPLEBY and Margaret WRIGHT. Thomas was a Clerk and a Soldier serving in Antrim, Ireland. On 28 July 1835 at Carrickfergus; Antrim; Ireland; Thomas Appleby was convicted with Henry Mason of stealing on the 19th June 1835 watches, silk handkerchiefs, coats, silver spoons etc, the property of Ensign Lacy and Lieutenant Ferns. Both pleaded guilty and were sentenced to 7 years transportation. On 9 January 1836 at Cork; Ireland; Thomas Appleby was transported and sailed on board the vessel Surrey with 227 prisoners and 32 emigrant boys. The Surrey arrived Sydney, NSW, Australia on 17 May 1836. Thomas married Elizabeth BAIN, b.1823, Greenock, Scotland (daughter of James BAIN and Elizabeth McPHERSON), at Lanyon Station,NSW (now ACT), on 8 September 1841. They had a family of eleven possibly twelve children. Hoping someone may be able to help me discover information on William APPLEBY'S English family. Valma, NSW, Australia
red mail James Whitfield Hall/Elizabeth Miller
I'm looking for information re: James Whitfield Hall born 1856 in Barnard Castle. In 1877 he married Elizabeth Miller born 1853 in Frosterly. Marriage cert shows respective parents as: David Hall and Christopher Miller. The offspring of James and Elizabeth:- John David(1877), Christopher(1879), Arthur(1883), Mary J(1887, Herbert(1889), John(1890), and Florence(1892) who married Robert Speed(1898)in Birtley in 1922. Any information about these families will be appreciated.
red mail PAPER MILL ?
Does anyone know if there was a PAPERMILL in BARNARD CASTLE area in the 1700s' ? thank you margaret
red mail Barnard Castle
Please would anybody be kind enought to do a 'Look up' in the registers of BARNARD CASTLE for the OCCUPATION of a ROGER GREEN who had a son EDWARD GREEN bap there in 1744, also a daughter Ann in 1735, many thanks,
red mail Searching From Newfoundland
Anyone with any info on the DEAN Families of Barnard Castle ??.... Most were Stonemasons.
red mail Coulthard
looking for details of my grandfather ralph henry coulthard. grocer on the corner of galgate and montalbo rd barnard castle.early 1900s. any info or photos gratefully received
red mail robinson
looking for family of william robinson b1761 wed dorathy heslop in 1785 father may be thomas possible brother ambrose
red mail Robert Waite
searching for parients of Robert born 1771 Barnard Castle married Elizabeth Wade 1775 of Brignall,son Joseph born 1799 in Bowes.
red mail Searching for my dad
I am searching for a man called George, i do not know his surname. He lived on a farm in Barnard Caslte with his parents and brother named Josh. He will be about 50 years old by now and used to know my mother Liz O'Donnell. Does anybody have any information that might help me trace him? Thankyou!
red mail jackson pattison
lookin for info on george pattison he traveled the country with the railroads he would of been born around 1890's he married ester ann maiden name unknown she was from wales they settled in barnard castle and had 4 children hetty 1917 thomas, harvey ,george (who died during the 2nd ww when his plane was shot down)parkin jackson had 4children walter william 1906 harold, parkin,elizabeth(betty) if any1 can help further my search i'd be very grateful walter wiliam jackson married hetty pattison
I'm looking for any information on Anthony Alderson who was bory in the Barnard Castle area in abt. 1824. I think his father was Thomas Alderson and he married Maria Sharpe in 1844 in Durham.
red mail John Slee, b1813, Barnard Castle
Researching John Slee, born 1813 in Barnard Castle, the son of Elizabeth Slee, 'singlewoman' and brother to James, Mary Ann and Sarah. John married Elizabeth Simpson in 1839 and they had five children; Hannah born 1840 Barnard Castle, Mary Jane born 1842 Barnard Castle, George born 1845 Barnard Castle, Elizabeth born 1848 Barnard Castle and John William born 1850 in Startforth.
Raine Longstaff
Seeking info Thomas Raine b.1803 who married ? Longstaff and had a son before 1831. Thomas was tried at York 17 March 1832 for sheep stealing. Sentenced to death, reprieved, sent to Australia arrived 1833. Records indicate his wife was living with her father Thomas Longstaff at Gallgate in August 1832. Is anyone decended from these people? Can anyone suggest how I could find out the first name of Thomas Raine's wife and also the name of their son. Thomas Raine remarried in Australia so I don't know whether his first wife died or divorced him. Any help greatly appreciated.
Jonathon Wharton born 1828 Barnard Castle married Sarah who came from Ely Cambridgeshire. Eventually moved to Yorkshire to Middlesbrough Any information would be welcome
red mail George & Anthony Todd Amos
Looking for information on the Amos family who lived and farmed at Low Park Wall Farm Marwood
red mail Smedleys c1800
Looking for information on the Smedley family who lived in Barnard Castle around 1800. Ezra Smedley was born in 1800 to George Smedley and Mary Stephenson who married on 15 July 1784 in Barnard Castle. Ezra married Isabella Guy on 19 Mar 1825 in Barnard Castle. They had at least 8 children, one of whom was my gt gt grandfather Henry Smedley, a shipwright, who eventually moved his family to Poplar, London
red mail Waller
Looking for info and family of Walter Waller from Gainsford who married Audrey Barrett and lived in Barnard Castle. They had 2 girls (my mother) Sandra & Margaret. They immigrated to New Zealand in 1959/60.
red mail McGarrell
Looking for information on Andrew McGarrell, who lived in Barnard Castle from at least 1840 to 1860.
red mail Thomas Sanderson
We are looking for Thomas Sanderson believed to have been born in Barnard Castle around 1898. We were told he lived in the Mill house as a small child. Can anyone help us? we would dearly love to find info on him and his family. He is my husbands Grandfather. Thank you so much, Regards.
red mail Henry Blenkinsop
I am looking for information about Henry Blenkinsop born at Barnard Castle in 1817, parents were Thomas and Margaret.
red mail Straker, Dobson, Waller
Does anyone have an information on the straker family of barnard castle? Thomas Straker (1828) Married Mary Ann Waller (1828) and then Mary Dobson (1842).
William Hobson ARMSTRONG was bn Barnard Castle area of Durham 1862. His parents were Jonathan ARMSTRONG bn abt 1828 and Ann HOBSON bn abt 1831. William m Laura GRICE bn 1865 Leeds.
red mail james jackson
james born 1839 married mary taylor,mary was born in barnard castle in 1840, children were, john william 1858,,sarah jane 1861,,,isobel 1869,,,watson 1870,,grace 1872,, & emma, 1876
Winskills of Barnard Castle, Durham
Does anybody have any relatives who were related to Thomas Winskill Born at Barnard Castle on 19th January 1834 also John Winskill B 4th March 1834 also Ann B 23rd March 1839 and Sarah B 25th February 1851 also Jane B May 20th 1832 and their parents Henry & Ann both born in Kirkby Thore and married on 8th Sept. 1831 in Kirkland Nr Penrith would be grateful for any further information on descendants of these please
red mail Hobson and Lee
Trying to find the decendents of Thomas Hobson born 1844, and his wife Sarah nee Lee they had 11 children altogether including my grand mother Lily.
Looking for any info on the following DEAN/DEANE family of Barnard Castle - JOHN was a STONEMASON , wife ANN(?) - would like to know maiden name of ANN... one child in 1861 as FOLLOWS: (1861 CENSUS) PHILLIS- age 1...... Would like to know what happened to PHILLIS. (1881 CENSUS) CHILDREN: ROBERT DEAN - age 17 BN: Ampleforth, YORK. ELIZABETH JANE DEAN - age 13BN: Stockton-On-Tees, Durham. THOMAS DEAN - AGE 2 BN: Barnard Castle. Anyone with ANY info or ANY connection to this family please contact me! JOHN was a Great Uncle of mine.
red mail gowman
looking for decendants of James Thomas Gowman
red mail PERKINS
Looking for (and has) information on the PERKINS family who originated from & lived in Westwick & Barnard Castle from early 1600's. Various descendants (also in the names of Tyerman, Stanwix, Bellwood & Iddon) also moved to Darlington, Newcastle, Liverpool & Bradfield,Yorks in the 1800's. If you think you might have any info then please contact me. Thanks
red mail Percival
Looking for details of Percival family living in Barnard Castle area 1860-1930. Husband James Percival(born Great Asby 1825 - illegitimate sone of Anthony Percival and Margaret Pattinson) and wife Margaret Percival nee Parmely (born Mickleton)Any information would be appreciated
red mail bell family barnard castle
william bell from romaldkirk married margaret walton from stanhope / william was school masterand a clerk charles bell/ajourneyman carpet weaver born barnard castle 1812 married elizabeth fox born barnard castle 1820 to hafound daughters margaret /jane /elizabeth and maryann//and have much later info //going back to william is there any local history on these bells
red mail Oliver
Looking for information about the family of Joseph Oliver born 181 in Startforth
Edwin Kay
Looking for information on Edwin Kay,youngest son of Robert and Margaret Kay, born in Barnard Castle June 1889
red mail Robert and Eleanor Kipling, Barnard Castle
Robert and Eleanor (nee Bentley) Kipling were married in 1832 in Barnard Castle. They had 9 children that I know of at this stage: Mary Ann b1833, Sarah b1834, Elizabeth b1836, Robert b1837 d1837, Robert b1841, Jane b1843, William b1847, Rosina b1850 and Thomas b1854 If anyone is descended from this family I would be most interested to hear from them. Kim in Tasmania
red mail Bowes Barnard Castle
Anyone interested in the village of Bowes I have quite a lot of information on local families.
red mail Westwick, hopkins, matthews
Seeking any information /connection to the following families:- WESTWICK, HOPKINS, MATTHEWS
red mail Town Hall Dated 1747
From Cassells Gazetteer c1896 Barnard Castle : 1891 Population : 4,725 - Has a Town Hall in Market Place of 1747 and the Mechanics Institution.

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