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red mail Looking for info
I am looking for any family of Sarah Ann Robinson formerly Tiplady. I was born on January 16th 1954 in Station Lane, Birtley and given up for adoption. I know there were several siblings and I would like to find them.
red mail MULCAHY
Hi I'm looking for relatives of Peggy Agnes rosemary an ena MULCAHY their mother was Mary elizabeth they lived at 27 Neville crescent birtley. They are cusions of my Grandad EDWARD CURTIS. Any info wud b greatly appreciated.
red mail William Johnson - Veterinary
William Johnson worked with my great great grandfather in Birtley and took over the veterinary surgery practice when my great great grandfather died in 1886. He married his daughter Isabella Mann in 1879 and had 4 children - Margaret in 1885, Jessie E in 1886, William Alexander in 1888 and Terence Charles in 1895
red mail richardson of birtley
I'm looking for any information on my nana (grandmother) Elizabeth Richardson she was born in1914, she lived in birtley as far as I know, Her sister catherine was married there in 1931 to a Matthew Stevens. They had a older brother john thomas born 1908/9 but people knew him as jack and he married a lady called alice and is buried in the birtley
red mail looking for
i am looking for anyone who could be related to agnes, peggy or rosemary mulcahy.They lived at 27,neville crescent birtley.there agers would be between 70-80.they are my cousins and would love to get in touch with any of the family.
red mail Kay & Humble Families
Looking for any information on the Kay and Humble families living in Birtley in the early 19th century.
red mail The Barley Mow Inn Durham Rd Birtley
I would be interested to hear from anyone who knows the history of the Barley Mow Inn. My G grandmother Sarah Ellen Hunter Robson was listed as living there in 1891 and her grandfather William Hunter was listed as Inn Keeper. It can't be the same pub that is there now as the current one is described as a 1930's brick building. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Thomas Allan Johnson
Looking for any information or anyone who knew Thomas Allan Johnson. He was born Hartlepool 1913. I know that he registered his mothers death 1975. His mother was Lillie Amelia Johnson (nee Ferris) He had a brother who died in Berkshire, (Sidney Johnson). All contact was lost with the family after Lillie died. Would love to know about them. I am researching the Ferris family tree from St. Feock, Cornwall. Thomas could well still be alive. His last known address was Northside, Birtley
red mail THE CROWN PUB
I am looking for any old photographs of The Crown Public House that was in Birtley. I have numerous books on Birtley and have checked internet sites to no avail, It was between the William 1V and Travellers Rest.
red mail R.A.O.B. Birtley.
Any information or photographs of Patrick LENNON who was a member of the Charles Perkins Lodge in the early 1900's He died in 1918 and his funeral was attended by members of the above lodge.
red mail Atkinson Buildings
Does anyone have an old photograph of the Atkinson Buildings in Birtley? If not can anyone tell me where they used to be?
red mail Jones - Stephen - Queen Street, Birtley 1911
Looking for info on Workington, Cumbria born miner Stephen Jones, his wife Mary (Whitfield) and children Stephen Jnr, William Arthur and Hiram Nicholas. They lived at Perkinsville, Pelton, Co Durham on the 1901 Census. Any help plse
red mail Urwin
Looking for info on Urwin's from Pelton, Birtley, Tanfield, Christopher Hall Urwin, daughter Mary born about 1829, she married Thomas Hudson. Thanks Alan...
red mail Birtley Coalminers
I am trying to find out about my GGG Grandfather Thomas Hudson he was a coalminer in Birtley around 1870s he had links with Tanfield Lea and Pelton,
red mail Birtley salt works
My Gt,Gt,Gt, Grandfather John Henderson was described as a "salt maker" living at Birtley salt works in 1795. Does anyone have any information on this factory and the people who worked there?
red mail Shaw
info needed - researching family history of John + Ann Shaw, moved to Haswell from Staffordshire in 1860s, then to Pelton in 1890s, John, Margaret, Benjamin, Samuel, ISAAC, Thomas Henry, Elizabeth Ann
red mail crawfords of birtley
theres a big family of crawfords in birtley
red mail Robson
looking for photos of Sam Robsons cobblers hut/shop at top of Edward Rd, Birtley.
red mail bell
i am looking for info on george bell born 1789 in lamesley,lamsley co durham
red mail Frank/Pauline Edmondson
I am looking for Frank born January 1956 and Pauline born 1962. Their mother was Jessie Vermuyten and their father was Joseph Edmondson. Jessie's mother was Marion Johnson of Chester-le-Street and her father was Joseph Vermuyten, a Belgian national who came to England during World War 2. The family lived in Birtley until at least 1992. There may have been another daughter. Please can anyone who knows of them let me know. I am their cousin Valerie (daughter of Joseph Edmondson's sister). There was a rift in the family, but all concerned are now dead and I wonder what became of them?
red mail Crawford
Still looking for any information on William Crawford born c.1870. I would be interested in hearing from any one who has a Crawford in their family tree who lived in Birtley.
red mail JOHNSON/TURNBULL Birtley Durham 1830's
Seeking information on Robert Johnson who married Ann Elizabeth Turnbull circa 1830. If anyone has info on Robert or Ann's siblings or other children I'd be very grateful. I have family history to share from their son William Turnbull-Johnson to present.
red mail horsley
looking for relatives of robert horsley born in birtley about 1858
red mail Park
I am looking for any information on a Janet and Peter Park. I believe they lived in Birtley c.1920's and 1930's, but it could have been Chester-le-Street or Pelton.
red mail wilson
Looking for any members of the Wilson family of chester-le-street.James&Nellie parents.
red mail The Wrights of Birtley
Hi I am seeking information on Clarence and Laurence/Lawrence Wright, sons of James Arthur Wright b. 1882. Also Herbert G. Wright who may have lived in Barley Mow.
red mail Sarah ann Robinson
I am still looking for any information on Sarah or her family formerly of Station Road in Birtley in the 1950's. Sarah was married and had several children, she was a singer, please if anyone has any idea about this family please reply
red mail The Huts
I'm researching my family who grew up in Elisabethville,Birtley later known as The Huts. Any information about this place during the 1920's and '30's would be very welcome.
red mail Coach and Horses Inkeeper, George Gibson
I'm seeking information about a family called Gibson.George was a shoemaker bapt 1795. He was my 3xGreatGrandfather and he lived in various parts of the country but spent most of his time around Birtley and was Innkeeper of the Coach and Horses with his 2nd wife Elizabeth from around 1850 until his death prior to the 1871 census. His first wife, Jane was born at Harraton. His eldest daughter Sarah married my 2xGreatGrandfather Cuthbert Hall from Lamesley
red mail Sarah ann Robinson
I am still looking for information on Sarah Robinson formerly of Station Road in Birtley in the 1950's or any of her offspring, Sarah sang in clubs and I am desperate to hear from her family.
red mail Bowman / Humble
Looking for any info re John Bowman born C1800, a blacksmith in Birtley 1830/1840's and his descendants. His son, Thomas Bowman born 1835 was my Gt.Gt.Gt. Grandfather. Also Thomas' wife's family. She was Margaret Humble born in Birtley 1835, daughter of Joseph Humble and Jane Thornton. Joseph was a mason. In her later years Jane Humble(nee Thornton) ran the Blue Bell at Birtley.
red mail Wlilson family
Lived at 8 The Avenue.Parents where Adam and Margeret (Peggy) looking for lost contacts the Wlilson family
red mail Searching for father R T hew
My birthname was John Roger Ridley born 4 september 1953 at Wingrove General Hospital Newcastle upon tyne although my birth was not registered until last quarter of 1953 my mothers name was Lily or Lillian/ Lilian beleived born 1918/1919 Peterlee known to have moved to Wheatley Hill shortly after my birth father R Thew dob unknown lived at 7 Leighton Terrace Birtley at my time of birth . . I was adopted and spent my childhood in bearpark county durham name was changed to Derek Egglestone on 17may 1954 my adopted parents were William known as Billy and Lucy i also had an older brother barry who is now deceased If anyone is willing to help me with my long desperate search for info on either family please contact asap thank you
red mail sarah a robinson
I am trying to find any information on sarah ann(e) robinson who lived in station lane, birtley during the 1950's. Anybody with any info please get in touch. Sarah was married and had several children, if any of you are out there please get in touch.
belgium huts
Does any one have any imformation about these,iam intrested as my father was born there
red mail Alderman Goodyear
My Gt Gt Uncle was Alderman Frank Goodyear of Durham, b 1873 in birtley, he was Mayor of Durham twice in 1916 and 1926. I am trying to find more information on his sister Emma who was my Gt Gt Grandmother she married George Frederick Tucker in York in 1882 and after he died she married Henry George Harris in 1893 and moved to Birtley. She had 2 sons from her first marriage William George Tucker and Frederick Charles Tucker. She also had a daughter Ellen Harris. if anyone has any more info I would be grateful if you would contact me.
red mail Oliver William
looking for references to any of the following. William Oliver born 1891, died 1916 in first world war married to Margaret Oliver (? nee Grayson)lived at Harris Bank, Birtley, son of Henry and Mary Ann Oliver
red mail Re Works Literary Institute
From Cassells Gazetteer c1896 Birtley Durham : 1891 Population : 4,612 par - Has large works of Birtley Iron Co who have established a Literary Institute with a good library for the use of their men.
red mail Gregg
looking for info on john, william,Edward and jenny Gregg.Edward played cornet in brass band.moved to jarrow early twenties.Jenny emigrated to America.

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