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red mail charles foster
I am trying to find information about my great grandfather Charles Foster who was married to Mary Louisa Hancox. He was born around 1853 and he apparently was the mayor of Darlaston at one time. I am interested to know who his parents and siblings were as well.
red mail Richards family tree
I have a very detailed Family tree, for the Richards family of Darlaston, Wednesbury, Walsall and Biliston, it is for the family that started the firm of Charles Richards and Sons, Imperial Bolt and Nut Works, Darlaston. The tree starts in 1658 with George Richards and goes to the 1960s, Charles Richards 1839-1905 is my 2 X great grandfather.The tree has approximately 500 people If any one would like information I may have please contact me.
red mail searching for cant, bates,spellman,langley,wood
im reasearching my mothers family, she lived at burns place around 1965, father bert bates and mother violet cant. violets mom and dad were james and emily cant and lived at 311 walsall rd darlaston their children were ellen known as nellie born abt 1895 married 1911 lived in peacock rd spouse possibly wood elizabeth born abt 1893 married george spellman 1911, alice, ronald - 1902 -1927 married to langley 1927. sydney 1896 died in 1918 in arras in france.most of the family worked at the bolt and nut factory in 1911 and james worked as a carter for the railway company in darlaston possible jamesbridge station . i would like to hear from anyone who knows any more information or who has photos. also james cant was born in mount bures in essex in 1867 anyone from that or surrounding area researhing his family please contact me. bert bates 1904 -1988 parents thomas and emma siblings maude 1889, thomas 1895 possible in 1st war, mabel 1897, leonard 1899, roland 1902, ernest 1907 who i know lived in heathfield lane in the 50's & 60's trying to trace my uncle james (jimmy) family who are ivan bates , violet bates who i think still live in darlaston would like any of their family to contact me. any one who lived in or still lives in burns place darlaston.
Emery Family
Am looking for descendents of William and Elizabeth Emery. They married in 1850 at All Saints, West Bromwich. William was born 1828 in Wednesbury, son of George and Sarah. Elizabeth was born in 1833 in Wednesbury, daughter of John and Mary Ball. William and Elizabeth had several children before William died in about 1880. Elizabeth continued to live in Kings Hill/Darlaston area. Their daughter Amelia married Frank Chase in 1889.
red mail Samuel & Mary Wilkes
Does anyone have any information about Samuel & Mary Wilkes (nee Rigby), please? The only information UI have is from thre birth and marriage certificates of Rhoda Rigby Wilkes: Birth: 31 May 1855 at the Green, Darlaston. Father Samuel Wlikes, Gunlock filer; mother Mary Wilkes, formerly Rigby. Marriage: 12 Mar 1876 to John North at the Pleck Church, Walsall. Father again Samuel Wilkes a lockfiler. Witnesses Alfred Wilkes and Emily North.
red mail William and Alice Adams
I am looking for details of my 3 x great grandparents William and Alice Adams who apparently lived inan area called Prees, Shropshire and Hodney Shropshire both born in the 1780's. My maternal grandmother was Sarah Elizabeth Oscar Humphreys who was born in Welshpool, Montgomeryshire in 1841 and died in Laleham, England in 1901. I think she was one of about 12 children. Any information would be gratefully absorbed.
red mail John William Lunn 1866 Darlaston
Looking for family members. Married Elizabeth Beech B 1868
red mail Elizabeth Constable
Married Abel Small 27th December 1762 in Wednesbury. Looking for Elizabeths' siblings and parents. Born in Darlaston 1741.
red mail Jane Hawkins
Jane Hawkins, born about 1775, looking for marriage date to Mark Small, born in Darlaston 1769. Marriage is about 1795 when first child Joseph was born. Also looking for Janes' siblings and parents.
red mail Wilkes
trying to trace back from Joseph Wilkes married Hannah. Their son was Samuel Wilkes married Dinah Cornes 16 Feb 1804 All Saints West Bromwich. Their son was Aquila Cornes Wilkes. occupation tailor, married Sarah London Very keen to trace back from Joseph and Hannah to the earliest Wilkes in Darlaston 17C
red mail William Small
William Small married a Naome (surname unknown) and had nine children. William was born about 1798 in Darlaston. Naome was born about 1808 in Bilston. Looking for any further information on William (parents, siblings, marriage date etc) and Naome (maiden name, parents, siblings etc).
red mail Alfred cook
I am searching for Alfred Cook,he married Mary ann Davis in 1890. The marriage took place at St Georges Darlaston. Grooms father was also an Alfred Cook.In 1895 they are living in Brompton Gillingham kent. I have little information on this man,can any body help,
red mail JONES
red mail Clark(e)
Looking for information on James & Elizabeth Clark (James born c 1806 and Elizabeth c 1811). Living in Grove Street Wednesfield in 1851. Had four daughters: Kisiah, Betsy, Margaret (married William Osborne) & Ann. Are any of these connected to you? If so, would love to hear from you. Thanks.
red mail Osborne family in Hampshire
Looking for information on Peter & Elizabeth Osborne both born around 1807 - Peter in Sutton in Surrey and Elizabeth (maiden name unknown) in Owslebury Hampshire. Had four sons, William & George born in Twyford and Albert & Alfred born Winchester. Are any of these connected to you? If so, would love to hear from you. Thanks.
red mail FOSTER
Looking for information on John and Elizabeth Foster born around 1803 in Darlaston. Lived in Catherine's Cross (1841)and had 7 children: Martha, James (married Sarah Grainger of Moxley), twins Mary & Joseph, Esther, Ann & Elizabeth. Any connection to you? If so, would love to hear from you. Thanks.
red mail Joel Smith
Joel Smith had a daughter called Florence Smith in 1883 at Darlaston Staffs. Her mother was Dinah Watts nee Whitehouse. Does anyone have Florence in there family.
red mail ROTHERHAM
red mail Burial site
I am trying to find out where my great grandmother Sabina Owen was buried. She died in 1876 at Pinfold Street Darlaston. Anybody got any ideas???
red mail Walker family from Dudley
I'm looking for information on Zachariah Walker (2 Jul 1803 - 28 May 1875) and his wife Elizabeth Powell (1803-?). I believe that they had eight children: Isaac, Thomas (b.10 Nov 1829), Mary Ann, Zachariah, John, David, Elizabeth and Sarah. Thomas married Maria Foster. Mary Ann married Benjamin Nuttall. Elizabeth married Samuel Whitehouse. Thomas and Elizabeth moved to the United States and died there. I'm looking for any information on any of the family members mentioned! Thanks, Barb
red mail Foster family from Darlaston, Staffordshire, England
I'm looking for James Foster (born 1806, died after 1881) and his wife Charlotte (born around 1811, died before 1871) who resided in Darlaston. They had seven children, Mary, Maria, Thomas, Anna M., Caroline, Jemima and James. Anna M. married Samuel Taylor. Caroline married Peter Dutton. I'm looking for any information including burial places or anything at all! Thanks, Barb
red mail Charlotte Arblaster & George Howdle
George Howdle married Charlotte in Clayhanger. George Jnr was christened at Wednesbury Wesleyan church. He is the eldest of ten children of George Howdle (b1798 Hemingborough) and Hannah Lazenby (b1805) who married 5 January 1824 in Drax(?). Other children are James b. 1831; Mary b.1827; Elizabeth b.1829; Charles (Coventry) and Henry b.1832; John b.1835. They were all born in Darlaston Looking for more information on family as this is as far back as we have got so far.
red mail Corfield, Hannah
Further to the post of Nov 9th '09 ref Hannah Corfield, who married Walter Horton in 1762, there could be a possibility of Hannah Corfield's maiden name being Corbett and her date of baptism 24th June 1733. This Hannah's parents were John Corbett and Hannah Bomford. Does anyone have information of this line of Corbett's lineage please?
Dyke/Taylor/Jones & Green families
I am looking for William Dyke & Hannah (possibly Richards), whose son, William was born in Darlaston on 11.1.1804. Also, any of his siblings or wife, Mary Taylor, who was born between 1806 & 1811 in Gospel Oak (?) Staffs. The family moved to Bilston (Coseley & Tipton too) & had 8 children, Peter, Richard, Mary Ann, William, Enoch, Edward, Jonathan, Hannah & Abraham, between 1827 & 1850. Thanks to Abraham's descendants, I've got his part of the family, but would welcome info on any others. Richard married twice, Sarah Griffiths, who died 2 months later, & Phoebe Ann Jones (of Tipton). Their eldest son Francis William, my g-grandfather, married Fanny Green in 1884.
red mail Lort family, Tailors in darlaston
I am interested in talking with anyone who is related or has ac onnection with the Lort family. My GGG grandfather Henry married a mary Wilkes born 1786 he was a tailor in Darlaston at catherines Cross, his son Samuel Lort married a Mary Bradburn he was born 1817
red mail Corfield, Hannah
Married Walter Horton 24th Oct.1762 at St Lawrence, Darlaston. This was the second marriage for both of them. His first marriage was to Hannah Hambersley 31st March, 1755. Looking for further information about Hannah Corfield. Was her first marriage to a Corfield or did Hannah revert to maiden name, Corfield upon her second marriage?
red mail Baggott, Turner, Davis, Mansfield
Looking for all Baggott, Davis, Turner, and Mansfield descendants or information about Darlaston residents of those surnames in the mid 1800's or later.
red mail Bayley, Benton, Darlaston
Information from an old bible.George Bayley the son of Samuel and Mary Bayley born 14th April 1794.Maria Benton daughter of Walter and Mary Belton born 11th August 1797.George Bayley the son of George and Maria Bayley born 6th June 1817 at 6.30 on Friday night.Samuel Bayley the son of George and Maria Bayley born 23rd September 1818 at 7.30 on Wednesday morning.Mary Bayley the daughter of George and Maria Bayley born 9th July 1831 Saturday night at seven.Maria Bayley the daughter of George and Maria was born June ?(can't read the date)1833 wednesday afternoon ten minutes before 4.George Foster Bayley the son of George and Maria Bayley born (looks like) January 1st 1836 Friday morning ten minutes before 6.George Bayley died 19th April 1834 at three o clock in the morning aged 17.Mary Bayley died 23rd April 1834 at quarter before 12 o clock at night aged 2 years and 9 months.Walter Benton died 13th January 1829.My mother Maria Bayley died 4th June 1849 at a quarter before 9 o clock in the morning aged 52.(nee Benton l presume) all of these were buried in the new buriel ground(sometimes burrieing) at Darlaston
red mail Family Names
CARLESS,CARELESS,FOSTER,HARPER,CRESSWELL,HATFIELD,CHILVERS,TRANTER. I am researching these family surnames in Darlaston and surrounding areas, all dates. Would like to hear from anyone else researching same. Joseph, John, Isaac Careless, Shadrach Foster,John, Selina, Phoebe Harper, Joseph & Emma Cresswell (nee Tranter), Sarah Hatfield, Harriet Chilvers.
red mail King Family
My g g grandad was b.Tamworth 1824 name Thomas King wife Sarah . Children Samuel James b 1854, George b. 1858, Jemima( my g. grandmother born a cripple)b.1860 , Agnes Alice b. 1862, John King b. 1866, Clara b. 1869. The family moved to Yorksire and lived at 15 Nostell Row near Wakefield W. Yorks. Jemima marr. Joseph Tunnicliffe my g grandad and had children Agnes A.b. 1882, Joseph b. 1884( my g dad ) Peter b. 1876 burr. in Wragby church in Nostell Priory grounds, John b.1888, William b 1889,Sarah b. 1874 d. 1901 and Samuel b. 1886. John King had a large family and I believe marr. Emily Woodcock and a lot of their children settled around Ackworth and Featherstone. My Mother would love any info from either Darlaston or Wakefield areas.
red mail POULTON/PAULTON family
I am looking for relatives of Mary Poulton/Paulton c1816 who married Phillip T Isaac. Mary was born in Darlaston, Staffordshire, Phillip was born in Barnstaple, Devon. After their marriage they lived in West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Mary's father was Thomas. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Pam
I've found relatives living in Darlaston during the 1850's and 1860's. I know that two branches of my family (Patrick and Fanny Cannon with their young daughter and son, and Frederick and Ann Marsden & family)then moved over to Chesterfield, Derbyshire but they left relatives behind here in Staffordshire. Is anyone else researching these names in Staffordshire? I'd be happy to exchange information. Sal
red mail Thomas Myatt
3,Victoria Rd
red mail Hamptons of Darlaston/Wednesbury area
I am researching the Hampton family from Darlaston and I have a Job Hampton born c1828 married to Miriam Hancock, was a gun lock filer. His parnets were John Hampton c1790 and his wife Elizabeth. All their children were baptised in Darlaston but I can find no record of John or his wife's maiden name (according to the 1841 census she was born in Staffordshire c1796. I can only assume that he may have been born out of the county but would appreciate any information.
red mail Turner family
Looking for my ancestors got back as far as Ann Page abt 1691 she married Joseph Turner, would like to find details of both families prior to this date, would also like to find desendants of both families, especially the children, grandchildren, of Harry, Tom, and Sue Turner. Harry, Tom and Sue born in Foundry Street Darlaston around 1904-1910. Also any desendants of the Palmer or Chrimes families. Thanks
I am looking for decendants of the Willetts family. On the 1871 Census the family were living in King Street, Darlaston. William 42, Hannah 40(nee Jobborn), Hannah 14, Merab 10, Rhoda 3, Joseph 6 months and MARTHA 19 (she was my Great Grandmother - she married Jabez Lawton in 1872, they had 3 children, Samuel b.1874, George b.1876 and Martha b.1879 - very tragically she died 3 days after giving birth to Martha - George was my Grandfather). In 1881 the family were living at Court No.3. Willenhall Street, Darlaston, William 50, Hannah 48, Rhoda 13, Joseph 10 and Clara 6. Hope someone out there may be able to help me add another 'branch' to my family tree. Rita
red mail COOK FAMILY. 1881 CENSUS.
I am looking for decendants of the COOK FAMILY who lived at No.3. Short Street, Darlaston, in 1881. On the 1881 Census the family were: Selena Cook (Head) 48 John, son 25 Samuel, son 17 Walter, son 14 Harriet, daughter 12 George, son 6 I would be grateful for any information on this family, especially JOHN. Thanking you, Rita
red mail Wiliam Shaw
SHAW-WILLIAM Born 1897 at Darlaston to William (1830)and Ada Shaw
Holt and Grice
My Great Grandmother Henrietta Grice born 1815 in Darlaston. Married John Grice in 1852 @ W.Bromwich. Had four daughters Keturah, Ann,Sarah and Henrietta Grice (Keturah was my Grandmother) Henrietta was a widow when she married John Grice. She was previously married to a Joseph Holt they had three sons Edwin,Joseph and Enoch Holt. Any information of any Holt or Grice families would be appreciated
red mail Harper
My G Grandfather James Harper (Gun Lock Filer) married Emila Curtis, June 8th 1845. His father was Joseph Harper (Screw Forger). I believe he was born about 1801. Is there any early information about this family available with any Harper rsearcher? The 1841 census shows a Joseph Harper married to Asseth or Assett at a Pardoes Lane address, he could be the same Joseph, who knows more about this?
red mail Doris Gibbins
Iam trying to trace a Doris Gibbins who was employed by Bradly and Foster in 1944/5 and lived in Darlaston. Jim
red mail Mayo Family of Darlaston
Interested in family of Harriett Mayo born 1833 Darlaston. She married John Burr in 1858 at Mutford,Suffolk. Any information greatly appreciated.
red mail Richard Powis = Mary Barker: 13.12.1818.
The happy couple are recorded in 1841 as residing in County Street, Bilston with five children. Richard was a coal miner. They were my g.g. grandparents (as far back as I can go on this line). We have a Sunderlandware jug inscribed "Richard Powes, 1820" possibly presented on completing apprenticship. Any further information on family or forebears would be much appreciated
My Grandmother Katrinah Grice. Born in Darleston.1854. Married Elijah Roberts of Wednesbury.Boiler Maker They lived at 16 Hill St Wednesbury I believe my grandmother had brothers and sisters. Would there be any Grice family or decendents still livving in the area. who could be related to me. I understand that one of the Grice women married and lived in Spain. Any info appreciated. Elsie.
red mail family Tree
looking for info on Mary Matthews born Darlaston Heath Road in 1858 then moved to the north east with her family ron
red mail Richards Family
Hi I am loooking for information on a Thomas Richards living in Darlaston circa 1860. he was married to a Sarah and had children jane (1867) Ellen (1870) margaret (1875) and Lydia (1877)
red mail William Gill-Hannah Butler from Darlaston.
Looking for information on my ggggGrandfather and beyond. William Gill born Nr Wolverhampton married Hannah Butler Sept-29-1806 from Darlaston, christened May-28-1781. Hannah's father was Eli Butler and her mother was Mary. They had at least one son William born St. Lawrence, Darlaston birth Apr-01-1807 and christened Aug-23-1807, married Hannah Dunn from Kingswinford on Dec-03-1827. William and Hannah had 6 children, Samuel, James, Hannah, Thomas, Ellen and Jemima. Samuel was my great, great grandfather.
red mail Parkes/Gibbons
Can anyone help me research my husbands Great GreatGrandfather Thomas Parkes born 1800 married Mary Gibbons born 1809.Believe they lived in Blakemore Lane, Children John, William and Job may have moved to Pleck.
red mail Thomas Blakemore b,1800 Darleston
Thomas Blakemore born in Darleston 1800 St Lawrence Church is my gt,gt,gt grandfather. He moved to Leigh Lancs and married Hannah Green in 1830. His son Thomas founded The Original Lancashire Screw & Bolt Company, now known as Blakemore's Fasteners. Can anyone help trace his family further back?
red mail Darlaston-Newhall-Leicestershire
I am looking into my great-grandmother's mother's family, Horne. William Horne, born c. 1801 in Worthington Leicestershire, first married Hannah Mellor, of Derbyshire, in 1821, in Church Gresley, Derbyshire (near Burton-on-Trent). They had at least three, if not more, children. William born c. 1823, Joseph, born c. 1833 and Elizabeth, born c. 1835. All of the children were born in Newhall, Derbyshire (also close to Burton-on-Trent). Hannah died in June 1938 (registered Burton-on-Trent)and William remarried an Elizabeth Watkins, of Winshill, Derbyshire in the Jul-Sept qtr. of 1841, registered at Burton-on-Trent. The family turn up as living in Darlaston, Staffs on the 1851 Census, where William is working as a Brickmaker, William the son, as an Ironstone miner, Joseph also as an Ironstone miner, and Elizabeth as apparently unoccupied (though I doubt it). Elizabeth married William Harper in 1855, had my great-grandmother to be, Hannah, in 1857 and then died within days or weeks after Hannah's birth. Elizabeth Horne's christening took place at St John's Newhall, on 22 Feb 1835, where her father and mother are given as William and Hannah Horne. Does anyone know anything more about these people and their families?
red mail davis..cartwright..butler..iddles
known to have been born in darlaston then moved to smethwick...born around 1888
red mail Horn(e)-Harper - Darlaston
Elizabeth Horn(e) who died (Sept. 1857) shortly after giving birth to my great-grandmother, Hannah Harper, was the first wife of William Harper, gun lock forger, born c. 1834. Does anyone have any information about a Horn(e) family with a daughter Elizabeth who married William Harper?
red mail Lowe of Darlaston
Is anyone else researching Susannah Lowe (born abt. 1834) and her husband Thomas Harper (born abt. 1830 Darlaston)?
red mail Harper family of Darlaston
Is anyone else researching Thomas and Nancy Harper (both born abt. 1766 in Darlaston area) and their children, including their son William (born abt. 1789)? I'd love to share. Thanks.
red mail harvey
my grandmother sarah anne gave my dad up for adoption in 1922 she did have brothers and sisters she was the youngest and lived in cook street fallings heath i would be gratefull for any information
Various Anderson, Andrews and Speake relatives from Church Stretton and Wentnor areas of Shropshire AND also at least one DRAYTON relatives from Welshpool settled around Darlaston back in the 19thBradley century. I would be interested to find out more about them. and the reason for migrating. Married names include: Berry; Bradley; Evans; Fletcher; Forman; Foster; Horton; Jones; King; Knowles; Norton; Owen; Page; Parsons; Phillips; Robinson; Steatham; Thompons; Wilkes;
red mail Darlaston Harper Family
I am looking for any descendants of William and Elizabeth Harper and their children: Eliz. b. 1816, Jos., Wm. Thomas, b. 1829 and Pheoby. They were all living with Wm.'s parents Thos. and Nancy Harper in 1841 in Darlaston. I am descended directly from Thos, b. 1829. Please reply. Janet
red mail Humpage Family
I am researching the Humpage family of Staffs. I have a John Humpage 1816 marrying a Harriett Holdcraft. They had 5 children.
red mail whitehouse
my gtgrandmother Sarah Bolton married a Thomas Whitehouse(b1825 in Darlaston)in 1857 in Whitechapel. On 1861 census they are in Birmingham with a daughter Sarah aged 2. On the m cert Thomas' father was Joseph Whitehouse & both were gunlocksmiths.
red mail Family tree
My mother's family(her mother's side) originated form Darlaston. Ann Marie(or Maria) Webster was the daughter of William and Ann Webster, and she had the following brothers and sisters. Ambrose(1857), Ellen(1961), Shadrach(1865), Hannah(1867), Emma(1869) and Meshack(1872). Does anyone out there recognise the names or have any family link with them?
red mail blakemore
looking for the ancestors of william blakemore, of darlaston st lawrence parish born late 1700's
red mail blakemore
researching blakemore family of darlaston, have got back to william in late 1700's anyone researching this tree?
Any info on Thomas Fletcher born 1821 darlaston.Married Elizabeth Horton 1844. Children:- David,Paul,Thomas & George.
red mail ebenezer harvey
Anyone have any information on the family of Ebenezer Harvey Bricklayer by trade
red mail Hitch family
Trying to find the marriage of Mary Hitch and James Coalwood who were born in Darlaston in the 1840s.Any information about these families would be appreciated.
red mail Cotterill Beard
We are researching the Cotterill Beard family who lived in Darlaston at the time of the 1851 Census.
red mail James Walter Mee
I am looking for a James Walter Mee, who is my great great grandfather he was on the 1861 census 197 (i think is butland hold) but writing so bad on census cannot understand. Wife named Sarah with at that time 5 children. Can anyone help if not with the name withe address. many thanks faye
red mail Jones family of Darleston
I have birth details of the children of Francis Jones and Sarah Martin, dates from 1822 - 1840, names are Hannah, John, susannah, Francis, Richard, Thomas, Joseph, Sarah and Stephen. Like to hear from others researching this surname or Whitehouse.
red mail Fiddlers in Darlaston, Wednesbury, Dudley
Searching for any connections with the Fiddlers, large family who spread out between Dudley, Darlaston, Wednesbury, West Bromwich in the 19thC. Married into the Hudsons, Harpers, Dawsons, Downs, Nowells, Hardwicks, Osmans, and many other local families. Mostly in the Iron and Coal trades before moving in to Aston towards the end of the century.
red mail Nickolls Family
My Grandfather was Benjamin Foster Nickolls, born Darlaston c1869 - father presumed to be Benjamin also. I have family details from 1901 onwards, when BFN lived in Bethnal Green, but would like more information about the Staffordshire side of the family.... I am especially intrigued by the use of the middle name *Foster* which seems common from Benjamin onwards.
red mail Butler Foster Families
Looking for info about William Butler b. 1818 in Staffordshire. May have married a woman named Sarah and they might have had a son William born in 1841.
red mail Adams the chemists
Does anyone know of William A. Adams, b. Darlaston 1850, (married Emma Wright), assistant to Churchill the chemist in New St, Birmingham in 1871, in own shop in Redditch in 1881, & Edgbaston in 1891 and 1901.Son Wm Wright Adams 1872, also was in this line, as was Frederick James Adams, b. 1875 Darlaston, who died in 1903 soon after marrying Mary Ann Price. William the father married a 2nd time, - Henrietta Eaton, b. Wolverhampton 1867, and had daughters Henrietta Daisy 1889, and Jessie, 1896. We have photos to pass on if this is your family.
red mail Family puzzle
Bayley is main line i am following, Butler and Lunn are female's marring into Bayley line.My g/father was a Samuel Bayley b1863,his father was a Samuel bcirca1836,and his father was a Samuel abt 1800 any help in clearing this up greatly appreciated.
red mail jacob gibbins
searching for marriage of above to Mary ? c.1690/1 at Darlaston/Tipton/WEst Bromwich,also predecessors ( possibly Tipton.) All offspring baptised St.Lawrence Darlaston.
red mail Wells/Hilliard
Per 1881 Census for George and Emma (Hilliard) Wells, (in Barow in Furness), George was b 1841 in Staffordshire, Emma was b 1843 in Staffordshire, and one of their children, Jonah, was born there in 1862, and son John's entry states b Darleston 1875. The other children, William, Annie, James, Sydney, Nellie claim b Sandy/Shefford/Biggleswade, and youngest son Harry b Barrow. 1871 Census in Sandy Beds, claims them all born Shefford/Biggleswade. 1891 Census in Hackney, London, has them born between Shefford and Sandy. Not able to prove births for any of them, anywhere in England. Seeking any info on them living/born in Darleston or Staffordshire. thanks for any clues sandee
searching for information on a James Yardley born abt1855 in Darlaston. Father Samuel Yardley
red mail Whitehouse of Darlaston
My Grandfather was a Frederick Whitehouse born in Waltham Abbey Essex his father was a Thomas Whitehouse born in Darlaston in 1845 he married a Georgina Watson in 1870. His father before him was a Job Whitehouse born around 1821 and at the time of the 1881 cencus lived at in Darlaston he married a Harriet Baker. His father was a Jesse Whitehouse all of them worked in the gun making industry. If there is anyone out there who might know of this Whitehouse family I would be grateful for any information. Many thanks.
My great grandfather JOHN (JOBE) HALL was born about 1862 in Wednesbury. His mother RACHEL (nee unknown) was born in Darlaston about 1830 as was his brothers SAMUEL (1850), WILLIAM (1853), GEORGE (1855) & THOMAS (1858). Other siblings were EMMA (1865), ALBERT (1869) & JAMES HENRY (1871). His father WILLIAM was born in Coleorton about 1823. There are no Parish Church Records in respect of this part of my family & later generations were Christened as Methodists. Any information on Methodist Chapels in those areas or of the people above would be much appreciated.
Looking for Butler Descendants Darlaston Staffs as well as West Hartlepool Durham William Butler born 1818 Darlaston Married Sarah Son William Butler Born 1849 Darlaston Married Mary Ann Butler Born 1848 Darlaston family were at 128 Walsall Street Darlaston Staffordshire in 1851 any help Appreciated
I am trying to trace the ancestors of Thomas blakemore C1800 he was born in darlaston and the church was st lawrence. His parents are most probably thomas and jane turner marriage around 1795. If anyone has then in their family tree or informatuion i would appreciate it
red mail Darlaston
I am trying to find a Samuel DAINTY, who lived in Darlaston about 1860-65. His father James DAINTY Lived in Darlaston, and he died March qtr. 1863. Regards, GEORGE.
Surname Interests
I am interested in the following surnames from Darlaston: CARLESS/CARELESS/FOSTER (Shadrach, bapt. St Lawrence, 1827) HARPER,TRANTER, PEARCE,PRICE,CRESSWELL (Joseph & Emma, (Tranter) married 1820).
red mail Looking for
I want to find out more about my Grandmother, Mary-Ann Finch(nee Parker) who was born1862 in Blakemore Lane, Darlaston
Horton, Darlaston
Seeking information on a Sarah Horton ( parents names unknown ) of Darlaston who married in 1823 a Richard Jones b 1798 at Darlaston.Their chn, Job, Lucy, Hannah, Joseph, Johanna, Richard, Sarah, and Maria Jones b 1845 at Catherine's Cross, Darlaston. Johanna and Maria came to New Zealand in 1864. Maria Jones married in 1868 at Auckland, New Zealand a William Griffiths b1844 at Church Hill, Wednesbury Sts.
red mail Robert smith cotterill
I know that my maternal great grandfather was born in Darlaston about 1851.In the 1881 census he was in Tamworth and married. I cannot find a record of his birth, marriage or death can anyone help.
Thomas Morris
I am looking for Thomas Morris marriage to Sarah in Darlaston. Thomas Morris b 1815 in Darlaston, Sarah b 1822 in Walsall. Their first daughter Pheobe was born in Walsall in 1844.
red mail Anderson
Searching for any relations of the following Andersons (all born Darlaston and surrounding c.1908-c.1934)... Sidney, Charles, Albert, Gladys, Doreen, Mary, Fred, Ruby. There were others - in all 13 - but i do not know the names. Mary married a Clark (it may have been Clarke), Charles married Doreen (no surname known! and it's not his sister!!), Gladys married Norman Corbet and lived in Darlaston the rest of her life, and Ruby married a David Bradley. in fact its Ruby who could help the most (possibly...) as she was born c.1934, she had a son also called David Bradley and moved to Coventry area. My dad is called Roy and he has a brother called Geoff and they are the sons of Albert and Marjorie (nee Bagby) if that jogs any grey cells! any Andersons (or other) out there that can help with my tree???!!
red mail Burgess of Darlaston
Looking for the Burgess family in Darlaston. Thomas died in 1837, but his wife Catherine still lived there with the children. She was from Leicestershire but I don't know her maiden name. Anyone connected?
red mail Huskins family
Does anyone have information on the Huskins family of Darlaston? (J.Huskins located on King Street. Name on Farthing sized toke. Possibly 1750 to 1850 or longer)
red mail matthews
g grandfather born about 1818 ? matthews
red mail Chambers,Cartwright
Researching my partner's Grandfather Frank John Chambers who married Florence Cartwright. Frank, known as Jack, was a Grenadier Guard and I have been unable to locate him in the 1901 Census. Believed to be living in Staffordshire.
red mail forth and allison
my gr grandfather was james dryden allison my gr grand mother mary ann matthues i can not find there weding in north shields were they lived she was born staffordshire can any one help
red mail Lunn Evans
Looking for ancestors of Nancy Lunn b 1851 in Darlaston, father Thomas Lunn, sisters Elizabeth and Susannah. Married Wm Evans in Rushall in 1869.
red mail Lambeth Taylor
I am looking for any information on Lambeth married to Nancy Taylor. Other known names are Joseph son of John and Letitia Taylor. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Keay, Duce family
Looking for any info on William Keay B 1789 in Darlaston Staffs also Mary Ann Duce B 1796 in Darlaston/ Wednesbury.They married in 1820 at St Aldwych London and settled in the Enfield Middx area.
red mail dainty
i am looking for josiah dainty born darlaston 1865 his father was samuel dainty
red mail Partridge, Enos
Looking for any information on Enos's parents and siblings.he was born in darlaston approx 1842.I would be grateful for any information.
red mail Andersons
I am searching any information regarding the Anderson family from 1800 to now they spent many years at 18 the Leys names include George Joseph(who married Ruth Foster 1902) Albert Benjamin
Hodson Famliy & Pittaway
I am looking for the Hodson famliy that work on the King Hill minend, this was in the 1850+. A Richard Hodson Married a Mary Ann Pittaway, but think she died sometime in 1863, in between they did have two girls, do not know if other children, were before. First child named Esther, was born in Darlston in 1860, have chris/ceft. Next was Mary Ann Hodson, born 1862/3, this was my Partner's Great Grandmother. Mary was living with James Pittaway in the 1881 Cenuse in Liverpool(Eventon), and from thephoto I have may have lifed with them fom the age of 7, So Richard may have died or remarried. Would be greatfull if you know the famliy as i Have a full photo albem, some could be Hodson and some are Pittaway's.
red mail Brown, Richard born Darlaston
Looking for any family info on Richard Brown, who went to live in Barrow in Furness. He's my gran's father - she was named Ellen, born 1907. He died in 1917-WW1.
harvey family
does anyone remember the Harvey Family that lived in Darlaston Charles and Laura, they had Children Ernie, Harry, Denise, and Ivy. Also three more Children that died young Horahio,Olive and Lily.
red mail Wilkes, Stain, from Darlaston
Looking for information on Samuel WILKES who married Eliza HOPSON in 1898. Edward George WILKES (1899) their son was my Grandfather. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail Vincent , Simkin
I am looking for several families from the Darlaston area in the 1870's through to the 1950's,in particular Ellen Vincent who married William Simkin in 1902,she had an illegimate child Martha born 17 June 1899,she also may have had a son John WilliamVincent born around 1896
red mail William Taylor
William Taylor, born in Darlaston in 1822 married Sarah and moved to Bedworth Warwickshire. Any links appreciated
red mail Baylie Taylor Butler Smith
Interested in the following families from Pre-1800 Darlaston: Baylie, Taylor, Butler and Smith.
Dudley, Worcestershire
I have a Catherine Millward who was christened on 29 Mar. 1812, at Saint Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire; and died 17 Apr. 1852 - her husband was John Penrice, who was a german silver spoon maker/silversmith - and they had three children, a Samuel, David, and John. If there are any contacts to these two families please contact me.
I have a John Penrice who married Margaret Howls on 19 Sep. 1757, at Darlaston, Staffordshire - they had a daugher Hannah born about 1775. If any one has any connections to either of these families please contact me.
looking for betley's who lived in Darlaston in 1881 census anybody who knows them I would like to communicate with
Wilkes Family
In or around 1851 Samuel and Eliza Ann Wilkes and children: Richmond, Eliza, Mary Jane, Edward, William and Amelia moved from Willenhall to Darlaston. Are there any descendants of this family in the area?
Unitt, Walker, Higginson, Tranter, Clark, Dunton, Dean
Paternal family tree is UNITT, Bentley and Darlaston.Interested in any of the above names
Bennett, Dent
Interested in any Bennetts from Darlaston or Wednesbury.

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