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red mail Mary Gladys Evans
Mary Gladys EVANS was born 26/12/1912 - registered in Kingston-upon-Hull. Her parents were Lewis Rupert EVANS and Elizabeth Hutchinson Evans (nee KITCHING). She had one sister, Betty, born in 1915. In October 1928 she was living with her mother (and possibly her sister) in Monkwearmouth. The family seems to have been deserted by Lewis (he was in the Merchant Navy) and Elizabeth was in Highfield Institute Sunderland for a short time. Elizabeth and Betty were living in London by 1937 which is when Elizabeth died. I know Betty married twice (COOPER and BRETT) but I haven't been able to discover what happened to Mary Gladys after 1928. Any help would be welcome
red mail Sarah Ann Hardy
Sarah was b 27.1.1882 to Robert Hardy b 1854 and Mary Hetherington b 1855 d 1889. Sarah came to Australia and died in Townsville Queensland, Australia in 1931. Sarah had two brothers Robert 1878 d 1891 and Thomas Hetherington b 1880 d 1973. Are there any descendants of the above brothers? Elaine.
red mail Alice Brazil m Edwin Witts in 1919
Alice is my grandfather sister b 1894 died 1976 she has 5 children john b1920 - dorothy b 1922 - alice b 1924 - joan b 1927 - arthur 1929. alice live at 15 cornwallis square south shields durham with her aunt elizabeth If anyone has any information please contact me Also looking for the Briggs family my great grandmother was Isabella briggs married James Brazil they had a greengrocers in monkwearmouth
red mail George Thompson and Catherine Douglas
George Thompson, a master mariner, was married to Catherine Douglas in 1820. I would like to know the parents of George and the father of Catherine. Her mother was Margaret Douglas. The 1841 census shows the family, apart from George, living at Broad Street. Catherine was born in Scotland. Three of her children emigrated to New Zealand with their husbands.
red mail Brown/Brazil
James Joseph Brazil from 36 Dock Street East monkwearmouth m Jane Brown from Stone Quay South Shields in 1890 - His father James Brazil was a Grocer Her father Thomas Brown was a stevedore. wittness to their marriage was Elizabeth Brown and James Fenwick. I would love to hear from anyone who has information on these family's
red mail orphans
In the late 18th century would a very poor family be able to put babies into an orphanage or a childrens home if they could not feed or look after them?
red mail Dame Dorothy Street
I cannot find 81 Dame Dorothy Street, Monkwearmouth in any census after 1881. Was it demolished or I am not looking in the right place.
red mail Burlinson- Ship master
One of my ancestors Thomas Burlinson was a master on board a ship based in Monkwearmouth on the night of Sunday 7th April 1861. The ship's name is hard to read. It may be something like Jotuel. Does anyone know how I can find more information about the ships in Monkwearmouth as I would like to know more about what job my gt gt grandfather was involved in. Thank you.
red mail Thomas Pearce and Mary Ann Blackmore
Thomas George Pearce was born to thomas Pearce and mary Ann Blackmore on 17.9.1843. According to the birth certificate Mary Ann was the informant and she occupied an addreess being North Bridge Street, monkwearmouth shore. Thomas George Pearce and his parents came to Australia and lived in Bacchus marsh. Any info or links would be appreciated. lyn
red mail Stothard/Brown
Interested in any information on; John Brown m Mary Thompson in 1796 Bishopwearmouth, their son is William Armstrong Brown b 1803 baptised at the North Bridge Presbyterian Church Sunderland. William married Isabella Stothard in 1825 in Monkwearmouth and they had two sons - John Thompson Brown b 1830 and Matthew Stothard Brown b 1836. John Thompson Brown married Margaret Ann Towell and had two sons in England - John and William. The family emmigrated to Christchurch New Zealand in 1858 and went on to have ten more children. John Thompson Brown and his son John Brown ran a very sucessful timber yard in Christchurch and John Brown jnr was the mayor of Sydenham. Both men were members of lodges and the Weslysan Methodist Church in Chch. John Brown had two daughter one Lilly Brown who married Thomas Cutler. Lillie and Thomas are my great grandmother and father.
red mail watson
im looking for a family by the name of Thomas and Emily Watson, they had a daughter born in 1944 whom was put into the cottage homes they lived at 29 Liddell terrace Monkwearmouth in the early 1930 - 1945 any info will be great thankyou
red mail Maclachlan family
I am looking for orphans Peter and Margaret Maclachlan (any spelling) born 1894 - 1898, who were in orphanges or homes around the first part of 1900. Maybe they lived with family or friends.
red mail Ford
Any information on George Ford married to Margaret surname unknown. He was a glass blower, they had children Ann, William,Sarah Jane,JamesA,George F,Margaret S and Robert re 1881 census. George died before 1891 and I can find no record of where or when or cause. James became a platelayer, one of sons called Charles who married Emily Rowntree in 1904, they were my grandparents. Georges father was also George Ford and married to Sarah. He was 31 on 1851 census and was a Crown Glass Maker.
red mail james mclaughlan
Cannot find any more information about James Mclaughlan (mason) who lived in Dame Dorothy Street in Monkwearmouth Shore with his windowed mother Mary in 1881.
red mail grant or mclachlan
looking for a james mclachlan and margaret (grant) who died around 1900 they had peter and margaret who may have been brought up in an orphanage or cottage homes.
red mail Graham, Phillips
Looking for family of Mary A Graham born 1869 in Sunderland. Married William E Phillips (a blacksmith) in 1890. Lived in Trimdon Street. Any information on Mary's family would be a great help.
red mail Wood, Burdon
Looking for family of William Wood born 1843. Married Mary Burdon (born 1846) in 1867.Daughter Annie born 1873. Annie married Frederick Moss in 1895.
Cuthbert Dunbar
Up till recently I only had a trade directory entry for Cuthbert Dunbar, tailor, dated circa 1828. However, I just found a death registered of same name in 1832, age 42. Figures why he is not in the 1841 census! Does anyone know of more 'sightings' of him, or family, in Monkwearmouth around that time? He was married in N'land 1817, wife was called Mary (Brown).
red mail John Robson & Ann (Brown) Robson; Lost in time.
John was born at heaton in Northumberland in 1842; father Edward; mother Elizabeth Rawlings. Johm married Ann Brown in 1867; Ann daughter of John Brown & Beatrice Dryden. Children; Elizabeth 1868; William 1870; Isabella 1871. Joseph; Thomas 1877 John & Ann plus children are last found on the 1871 census living at Linthorpe; Middlesborough. 1881 census has the following; Isabella & Thomas with Grandparents Joseph & Isabella Brown in Monkwearmouth. Other children Elizabeth 12; William 11; and Joseph 5 are listed as paupers in Sunderland Workhouse. No record of deaths of parents has been found; is anyone searching this family. Siblings to John are Edward and William Ford Robson. W F Robson is my ancestor,
red mail George Robert Mason
I am looking for a George Robert MASON (upholsterer) son of John MASON (Grocer) deceased, living at 24 Thomas Street, Monkwearmouth in 1880. George Robert MASON married Mary Jane SHIELS (or SHIELDS) who was living at 1 Wood Side, Bishopwearmouth in 1880. Any information on any of the above would be much appreciated.
red mail Stothard and Crosby
Searching for any info on William Stothard who married Elizabeth Crosby feb. 1833 at St.Peters church Monkwearmouth.Trying to find his parents, and the parents of Elizabeth. Both William and Elizabeth were born between 1810/1812. Can anyone help
red mail Thubron/Herbert
I am researching the Thubron side of our family and believe Charles Thubron b. 1836 married a Bridget Herbert b 1840 from Monkwearmouth. If anyone has any information on the family, please make contact.
red mail Searching for ancestors of William Reed
I am searching for the ancestors of William Reed (b ca. 1740 Monkwearmouth) wh married Isabella Gray on 4 January 1767 in Monkwearmoth. Williams sons were John, Anthony, William & Nicholas. His daughters were Mary, Isabella, Elizabeth and Jane.
red mail mary ann day
mary ann day y.o.b.1884.y.o.d.1962. married to bobert martin y.o.b.1874. y.o.d.1964.trying to find information from both family,s. i know that mary ann,s father was charles day and her mother was called elizabeth.when she lived with her parents at roker avenue sunderland. regards lynne
Charles Smith BARNES
Charles Smith BARNES (Master Mariner) Born. 7 Dec 1827 in Greenhithe, Swanscombe, Kent. Son of Soloman Joseph BARNES (c. 1804/5) & Frances SMITH (c. 1805/6-09Apr1863) Son, age 13, in the 1841 census return at Greenhithe, Kent. (06Jun1841) Married on 24Dec1849 in Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham. To Jane NICHOLSON (b.20Sep1831) and had 4 children: Lived in Monkwearmouth. Please can anyone relate back to this gentleman?
red mail George Webster
I am looking for info on George Webster born q/e 1842 Flockton, West Yorkshire. He married Jane Ann (possibly Jones)- don't know date, but she was born in Yarm in c 1848. They lived in Monkwearmouth at least to 1891 census, can't find them after that. Does anyone know any more? They had a daughter, Jane E Webster, born c 1870 in Monkwearmouth.
red mail prudhoe
would appreciate any help on the PRUDHOE /PRUDDAH/PRUDO family -(various spellings abound!)-GEORGE m ANN BOWREY in 1842 children JOHN, MARY A, (m TENNANT) SARAH E and GEORGE (m J.NICOL) they lived in Addison Street in the 1860s/70s, - many thanks
red mail Pounder Sharp Marriage 1776
Francis Pounder m. Sarah Sharp 19th Aug 1776 in Monkwearmouth. Sarah's father was William Sharp. Their children were: James born 17/3/1778 Sunderland, George born 16/3/1779 Hartlepool, Francis born 19/5/1780 Hartlepool, Thomas born 11/11/1781 Hartlepool, Edward born 8/2/1783 Hartlepool, Sarah born 1/11/1791 Hartlepool, I'm trying to find out about Francis Pounder and Sarah Sharp, William Sharp and their ancestors...
red mail Kinley
Researching maternal ancestors the Kinley family. Resident between 1870 and 1901 at 57 Dundas Street. Thereafter 13 Fulwell Road. German immigrants, they ran a Pork Butchers shop. John William Kinley was the Pork Butcher. His son, John Robert Kinley was a Marine Engineer and Surveyor.
I'm looking for information on these families in the period 1820s onwards. Starting with William Ovington born about 1846, and then working backwards in time: William married Elizabeth Cook and their family included William b. about 1882 and John (my grandfather) b. 1885. The parents of William included Isabella (Pringle?) who was widowed by the time of the 1851 Census. Her children then included Ralph (b. 1849), William (b.1846, my g-grandfather) and Sarah (b. about 1844). Isabella, then aged 28, was 'living at her parents expense' on the census, at Southwick Row. Just nearby is Southwick Lane where I believe her parents William (ages 59) and Mary Pringle (aged 55) lived at the time of the 1851 Census. This is based on looking for marriages for Isabella before the birth of her eldest - there was only one likely candidate, John Ovington married Isabella Pringle in 1843. Hence the 'yet to be proven' links to the William Pringle family.
red mail James Webster
Looking for information on James Webster born 1883 was in the Northumberland Fusiliers married Ann Lavinia Scott of Nesham Square had three sons James, Thomas, John and daughter Robertina.
red mail HOBSON
I'm looking for family history on John Hobson born c.1800 and died prior to 1841. He married a French lady with the given name of Rain, or Rayne, who died 1847. They lived in Monkwearmouth & had 4 children, Ann, Mary (who married in 1844 to George R. Hedley), John & Francis. Would appreciate any assistance with my search.
red mail Bailes and Burdon Monkwearmouth
I am looking for info regarding Matthew Burdon and Frances Bailes, who married in 1807 in Monkwearmouth. Any help most gratefully received!
red mail Crone
I am decended from the Crone family of Monkwearmouth/Whitburn area of Durham and with help our tree goes back to 1694.
Looking for a marriage between Emmanuel Alfred Graham and Mary Anne Flynn 1866/9 in Monkwearmouth
Newton, Saint, Jarrad, Middleham
John Newton(born 1805) lived in County Durham and married Isabella Bell, they were my great great, great grandparents. John was an innkeeper of the Hare & Hound Inn Quarrington, and a shoemaker (cordwainer). Their children and family were born around the Durham area, ie Peat Edge, Kelloe, Quarrington, Stella, Bowburn. Their children were James, Ann (my great, great grandmother) and Barbara who married Thomas Burns and moved in with John at the Hare & Hounds by 1881. Ann married Thomas Curry(ie) who had several chilren, my great grandfather being John Newton Curry(ie). They moved to Sunderland and John Newton Currie married Elizabeth Jane Williams who had 5 boys and 2 girls, my grandfather being the oldest Isaac Newton Williams Curry(ie). Isaac married Elizabeth Fisher butchart from Montrose in 1913. John Newton's mother was Thomasina Saint from Pittington. Any information on the family or the Hare & Hounds pub in Quarrington would be appreciated.
red mail William Millington
Looking for William Millington, born 23 Apr 1866, Monkwearmouth (B/Cer No BXBY 683830), and info on father/mother and any other fam members
red mail John or Patrick Loftus
My Grandfather was John Loftus b 1886, his wife was Annie (Elliot)b 1891. My G Grand father was Patrick Loftus (originally from Ireland, his wife was Catherine Ann (McKenna). They lived in Monkwearmouth Co Durham UK. I would like to hear from anyone that has further information.
red mail BOWMAN's & WILSONS
Searching for BOWMANS & WILSONS Scarborough, Yorkshire,& who also have moved into Southwick, Monkwearmouth,Sunderland & Durham. Merchant Seamen, Master Mariners & shipbuilders. Names: THOMAS BOWMAN b.? JOHN BOWMAN (Son) b. Scarborough 1833 Married Catherine Wilson b.1845 FREDERICK BOWMAN b.1867 ALFRED BOWMAN b1872 JOHN WILLIAM BOWMAN b.1874 JAMES BOWMAN b.1882 CATHERINE WILSON Father WILLIAM WILSON & MOTHER HANNAH WILSON.
red mail Thomas HESLOP
Thomas HESLOP is my gr grandfather. His wife was Jane Ellen WHALLEY. I can trace this family back to the 1700's in Northumberland. You can see other children of Jane Ellen +Thomas on the 1881 Census as they were staying with an aunt in Redcar, just a few miles away. If you search for Robert HESLOP, age 2 yrs, born Stockton, you will find them. I have lots to share.
Information pre 1850 of family of John Price sailmaker.
red mail Heslop Families
Thomas Heslop born c.1840 in Monkwearmouth. Married Jane Ellen ? - surname and date unknown but circa. 1885 to 1870. Jane was born Berwick on Tweed circa. 1849. They had a son Thomas B Heslop born 1869, Sunderland. The family were later traced to Middlesborough, Yorkshire. Desparate to find Thomas marriage and birth in order to progress. Thanks.
JOHN WATSON - JOINER - LIVED MONKWEARMOUTH 1854 His eldest son George Henry married Sarah A Toshack in Monkwearmouth in 1854. WATSON family in 1854 lived at Milburn Road or Terrace Monkwearmouth and the Toshack family lived in Church Street Monkwearmouth Sarah's father was Henry Toshack and her monther was Margaret Garner. Both Sarah & George Henry were born in the east end of London Shadwell/Battersea In 1881 Sarah & George lived in the Black Horse Inn Middlegate, Hartlepool with their children Sarah A, Margaret, George, Eleanor, Henry, Louisa, Charles, James, Christopher The children were born : London, Boldon, Seaham If you know anything about this family or their address in Monkwearmouth in 1854 - is it still there? Was it a shop - are you related? Please get in touch.
red mail Barkers and Cockburns
Id be grateful for any information on the families of Albert Barker b.1901 and Lily Cockburn b.1902. They lived in Wallace Street and Pilgrim Street. They have links to Larcombes in South Shields and Bells from Newcastle.
Laverick- Unthank
I am researching the Laverick - Unthank family connections. Thomas Laverick married Sarah Unthank (parents unknown)at Monkwearmouth 23 February 1807. My g.g.grandfather John Laverick married Mary Gray at the Union Chapel in Deptford Bishopwearmouth March 1850. In the 1851 Census John is listed as being born in Monkwearmouth c. 1825 with Thomas as his father. As Thomas and Sarah's marriage is the only Laverick marriage I have found for Monkwearmouth I have reason to believe they are John's parents. Both John and Thomas are listed as shipwrights on John's marriage certificate. To date I have not found any siblings belonging to this Laverick family. Any help will be very much appreciated.
red mail Redman, Earle
My grandmother's family name was Redman. They came originally from the Whitby area around 1800 and settled in the Sunderland/Monkwearmouth area. Joseph Redman was born there in 1800 and his son, John Nicholson Redman was born in 1830. He married Elizabeth Earle and their son, Dixon, was my great grandfather.
red mail Naisby, Swinburn marriage 1832
I am researching this family - they are my 2x great grandparents. Willing to share.
Looking for Family Waiter
I am looking for any information into the Waiter family. Grandfather James Waiter was born in this area 14/02/1912 Wish is get in contact with anyone who can give information into this family. His grand father was a ship owner until 1909.
red mail Blenkinsop`s of Monkwearmouth
I am looking for help in locating any Blenkinsop families mentioned in any archive or family trees during the period 1800-2000
red mail Graham
Re: Edward Graham (b 1856?) - Wife Ann (maiden name unknown) (b 1850?)- daughter Annah B (b 1879?) living in Brook Street, Monkwearmouth Shore, Sunderland, Co. Durham on 1881 Census. Edward (age 25) was born at South Hetton. Wife Ann (age 31) wasborn at Seaham. Daughter Annah B (age 2) was born at Newbottle, Co. Durham. Any information would be gratefully appreciated. Many thanks.
Shoplands In Monkwearmouth
In 1881 George T Shopland, a Marine Engineer, 37yrs, was living with his wife Susannah, 35yrs, and son also George T, 2yrs at 15 Monk Sreet, Monkwearmouth, Durham. George senior had been born in Plymouth, Devon and his wife at Sillons Dorset. Any information on this family would be very appreciated.
red mail Salt Trade With Lynn In 1586
From Calendar of Cecil Papers Vol 3 Page 155 No 314 Robert Bowes to Archibald Douglas 30th July 1586 Begs his assistance in obtaining a quantity of good white salt, which he is bound to deliver at Lynn on the 28th next month dated at Monkwearmouthone and a half pages
Seeking Info. on James Foster Cartledge b.1808 and baptised 21/6/1812 @ Houghton le Spring and Charles Cartledge baptised 30/4/1800 both sons of William Cartledge & Mary Foster m.12/12/1799 @ Houghton lr Spring Password:
red mail Pringle Osborn And Brown
William Pringle married Jane Osborn. children are George Smith Pringle and JANE Smith Pringle. Jane born 25-April-1838. George Smith Pringle married Martha Brown 26-July-1860
Greig Family 1700-1880
Descendants of George Greig and Margaret Johnson orignally from Dron.Perthshire, then Monkwearmouth.
red mail Blakey George Hudson.
I can't find the name of the parents of the above. He was married to Jane Palin, his Mother may be Mary. Think he was born 1851, but no birth certificate.
Swinburn / Naisby Marriage
Francis Naisby married Jane Swinburn.Monkwearmouth April 1832.Anybody researching this family?

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