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red mail LONGMIRE
Benjamin LONGMIRE, born in 1748 in Leeds (to Quaker parents William LONGMIRE b. Colthouse near Hawkshead an eminent Quaker preacher and maltster and Anna ENGLISH nee HORNOR), married in 1772 at St Peter's Derby to Elizabeth PAGE nee PLOWRIGHT. On the marriage allegation and bond for the licence, he stated that he was a tobacconist of Castle Donington. After he and Elizabeth had reared a number of children, Benjamin death was recorded back in Leeds, in the Brighouse Monthly meeting registers as being on 16 March 1822 when he was 76 years old. Hiram, the youngest child of his son William LONGMIRE who'd marrierd Thomasin LANGWITH in St Mary's Nottingham in 1795, was bapt. in St Nicholas, Nottingham in 1814,so was 8 years old when his grandfather died. KJI
red mail Twells, Tomlinson
I am interested in finding out any information about these 2 families who lived in Castle Donington up to the beginning of the 20th. century.
red mail Samuel Burton b 1841 Castle Donington
Looking for parents of Samuel Burton, who married Sarah Dooley
red mail John Halford/Alford (Boatman) 1830-1903
Trying to trace any relatives of my G.G. Grandfather, who was a canal boatman, born in Castle Donington.
red mail Bancroft/Hull
Details of Bancroft and Hull family would be appreciated. They married in London 1854, but cannot find earlier family. I believe Bancrofts came from Castle Donington and his wife Ellen Hull came from Ashby de la Zouch. Any details would be helpful. I understand, but cannot check, that Bancrofts were lace manufacturers
red mail Cliff Family
I am after ANY information regarding the Cliff family, who seem to have originated around the Castle Donington area. My dad has done extensive research on this family, but would always welcome new input and information. Any emails would be gratefully received. Thanks Craig Cliff
red mail Alton's Derby Brewery
Alton’s Brewery in Derby was at one time owned by William Alton, born Heage 1825, lived latterly in Castle Donington. After his death, brewery owned by his nephew, Hepworth Tropolet Alton, born Ramsgate 1857, living at the Manor House, Borrowash and Babington Lodge, Babington Lane, Derby, died 1903. Interested in contacting any descendants of William Alton, or of his parents, Thomas Alton (1782-1861) and his wife Maria Hepworth (1812-1843), lived at Heage.
red mail TWELLS, ORTON ,SPENCER of Castle Donington
I have been tracing the Twells of Castle Donington from my father George Orton Twells the Orton's came from Ticknall Derbys, but the Twells line seem to be unbroken living at Castle Donington since before 1705 with Joseph Twells who married a Mary Shaw in 1730 in CD. I look forward to hearing from anyone interested in the twells trees/branches.
red mail Cliff -Hargreaves
looking for information on James Cliff born April 14 1840 Castle Donington Died 1919 or his Wife Ann Hargreaves born 1843 Castle Donington
red mail Spencer family
Anyone with Spencer ancestors from the Castle Donington area?
red mail CLIFF & CRAVEN )picture of church)
My grandparents JOHN CLIFF & DORIS MAY CRAVEN married at the Parish Church of Castle Donington, Leicester 28th Dec. 1929 Has anyone a photo of the church or can point me to where could find one, thanks.
red mail PEACH/CLIFF
Can anyone tell me about ELIZABETH PEACH, born C1760 and married to Thomas Cliff ... her childrens baptismal records say she was born C.Donington but I simply can't find her.... any help would be really appreciated, thanks
I have a load of Cliffs way back in my family, however I am 'stuck' at a Jonathan born 1709 in C.Donington and his wife' Mrs JONATHON b 1713 C.Donington. would love to know her name, or anything more about him if you haveit. thanks, Charlotte.
red mail George Alford/Halford
Trying to find parents and siblings of my great grandfather, George Alford/Halford. He was born at Castle Donington in 1841 and was a Canal Boatman married to Priscilla Bishop.
red mail Hargraves/Poxon of Castle Donington
Looking for Richard Hargraves born c1816 Castle Donington. Married in 1837 to Hannah Poxon born c1819.Son Samuel born 30/3/1837. Any connection to Hargraves family very welcome.
red mail BREWINS of Castle Donington
Not having much luck searching my BREWIN's of Castle Donington. I have Thomas BREWIN marrying Ann TURNER (of SAWLEY) in 1806. They had three sons that I'm aware of; Mark - 1816, Thomas - 1821 and Joseph - 1823. Joseph married Adelaide Raynor I Nov 1855 in Leceister. I cannot find any baptisms or births for any of these BREWIN's.
red mail Thrutchley / Thruckley / Thruchly
I am looking for any details or info on these names. Especially a Thomas around 1822?
red mail Tompson/Thompson -Raven - Ward - Towers - Freggleton
Looking for any information relative to Tompson/Thompson marriages: Tompson & Ward - Castle Donington, Tompson & Freggleton - Castle Donington, Tompson & Towers - Hanbury or Burton-upon-Trent, Tompson & Raven - Hartshorne, Date range: 1775-1815
Fessant Families (Quakers)
Joseph (1728-1780) Castle Donington m. Abt 1752 Lucy Hargreave; son John (1771-Abt 1830) m. Mary Nickolstone of Castle Donington; son Joseph (1814-1870 Ontario, Canada) m. Sara Marie Smith of Yorkshire; son Richard Henry (1843 Lancashire-1911 Edgar Co., IL, USA), m. in Edgar Co., Mary Elizabeth Smith, dau. of William E. Smith of Doncaster, Yorkshire. Can anyone match? Quaker Founder George Fox (1624-1691) lived only 20 miles away (from Castle Donington Parish, Leicestershire) in Drayton-on-the-Clay, Fenny Drayton Parish, Leicestershire, England.
red mail Sarah Jane Roulstone
looking for ancestors of sarah jane roulstone born castle donnington c.1855 to john t. roulstone, b.c.1825 basketmaker and elizabeth roulstone b.c.1828
red mail Brewin Family -Castle Donington
Im researching the Brewin Family from Castle Donington. Charles (father)Elizabeth (mother)Sarah (daughter)and Annie (daughter).Sarah Brewin married Charles Young from Kegworth in 1880 but she already had a son called William John Brewin.
red mail Widdowson
Researching Widdowson family of Castle Donington. Also Hassall family of Ticknall.
red mail Sheffield family in Castle Donington
Am searching for SHEFFIELD family in Castle Donington. Sarah SHEFFIELD married Joseph KIRKHAM there in about 1823. Joseph SHEFFIELD of Castle Donington married Sarah WHITCROFT (WHITCRAFT) in Whitwick, Leicestershire in 1812.
red mail Brewin Darby Cunnington
My BREWIN ancesters came from Castle Donnington Leicestershire. I am having problems trying to research sideways before civil registration started as they did not appear to favour baptising their children. Therefore would like to make contact with any Brewin researches to exchange info

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