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Thornley near Wolsingham County Durham
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red mail Williamson
My great grandmother Mary Ann Wood born North Shields in 1844 married Robert Williamson born 1841 in Shiney Row in 1865 ,Durham East. They had three children Martha born 1868,Thomasin born 1871,& John William born 1883.All in Thornley County Durham. Martha married John Smiles in 1868,Thomasin married Ralph Pendergast 1873 & John William married Margaret Lishman 1899. Does anyone have these people in their ancestry? Thanking you.Dave
red mail Joseph Steel 1866-1900
Seeking any information about the Steel family. Joseph-1866, Elizabeth-1869, William-1871, Dixon-1876 and John-1877 were all born in Thornley. Their Father, John Steel 1839, married Margaret Fenwick at Durham in June 1859. I do not know were John came from but I believe Margaret came from Sherburn Hill. Any information about John or Margarets parents, or joseph and his siblings would be really appreciated.
red mail Bowes, Griffiths, Knott, Pringle
Thomas Bowes was born 1900 in Wheatle Hill, Durham, England to William Bowes and Elizabeth Hannah Charlotte Knott (her parents were Anna Maria Farrip or Farris and George Knott) he (Thomas Bowes) was the youngest of at least eight children. Margaret Thompson Bowes born 1883 married John Banks, Richard William born 1884 married Isabella Alderson, Annie Maria born 1888 married Thomas Ball, George Hugh born 1890 married Ada Agnes ?, Edith (Edie) Maude born 1893 married John Iddon, William Fairless born 1895 married Rose Ruth Granderton, Grace Bowes born 1897 died 1899, Thomas Bowes born 1900 married Eveline Griffiths. Eveline Griffiths was the daughter of Robert Griffiths and Emma Pringle. I have much more information of both ancestors and decendants of these individuals.
red mail Elliott or Eliott
I am looking for details of Jane Eliott born 1838 in Thornley father Thomas Eliott
red mail athertons
john thomas atherton born 1861 father john mother ann atherton nee smith. Any information re parents or siblings.
red mail California Inn
Believe the previous owner of the "California Inn" was a Thomas Carrick. Does this name have any links with any other researchers??
red mail Edward immigrants
Around 1850(+/-10) several families of Edwards left North Wales to live and work in Thornley and neighbouring villages. These were my ancestors and I would be very happy to contact anyone who knows anything about them
red mail Thomas Heslop
Seeking info. on Thomas Heslop, publican at "The California Inn" on 1891 census..

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