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red mail Doughty family
I'm seeking help to identify a great-aunt by marriage whose name was Susannah Georgina Doughty and who was born about 1875. At her marriage to John Joseph Hope in Cumbria in 1915 her father's name was recorded as Mark Doughty (deceased) occupation sea-captain. This is my brick wall. The only Mark Doughty I can find in census and BMD material with a daughter Susannah of about the right age, lived at 40, Low Row, Wilton in the Guisborough district with his wife and family in 1881. He was an iron stone miner who was born at St. Faith, Norfolk in or about 1835. His wife Rebecca and children, James, Robert, Mary Ann, Elizabeth and Susannah were also born in Norfolk. James (born 1859) married in Yorkshire and became a farmer. Robert (born 1862) became an iron stone miner there and shortly after the 1881 census was taken he joined the British Army for about 6 or 7 years. Mary Ann (born 1857) went into service. I don't know what happened to Elizabeth (born 1870), but I suspect Susannah (born 1874) went to work in the household of Esther Riley of Ewood Hall, Midgley, in the West Riding by 1891. At this time her brother Robert was working as butler to the Daniell family, St. George, Hanover Square, in London. Robert married in London then emigrated to the USA. Did Susannah follow her brother Robert to London and go into service there? Do I have the right Susannah? I wonder if anyone has any leads. (Mark Doughty died in January 1906 in the Guisborough district.) Carolyn.
red mail hughes
trying to find details of great grandfather John Hughes b 1854.married Rachel Garth Langley at Guisborogh in 1887 census details him as born in Foxtown Mayo ironstone miner any info most welcome Dave
red mail Walton/Dewing/Bo(u)lton,/Wright, Guisborough
I should like to contact anyone researching any of the above. David
red mail Guisborough - Henry Lisle
Looking for any information on the family of HENRY LISLE. He was a Woolen Draper who Died 15th day of January 1664:he had THREE sons and five daughters. The bulk of his estate went to his firstborn son Morris, and his other children received £150 each. The Will was Proved at York (Cleveland Deanery) on the 8th day of May 1668. Church Briefs reveal that he was a wealthy trader and that he had lost more than £4000 through "fire and shipwracke". His name is inscribed on a silver chalice in the Parish Church where he was a Churchwarden. There is also another Henry Lisle died in Whitby 1713 and his Will was Proved at York (Cleveland Deanery). Believed to be a Cotten Merchant. Are the two linked?
red mail Richardson Guisborough
Richardson, John b. 1840 Martin,Yorkshire,England d. Guisborough Dixon, Ann b. 1844 Harrogate,Yorkshire,England
red mail Bailey
looking for any information on the Bailey family in Guisborough from Charles Wm Bailey, born 1862, 93 New Road Guisbrough any information or link to this family, many thanks
red mail Keeler, Nicholas, Ogilvie
On the 1911 census my grandmother Frances Harriet Nicholas was living in Hargrave Street, Little Coates, Grimsby and was housekeeper to blacksmith Robert Ogilvie. At that time she had her 4 children living with her. Phyllis Nora(9), William Frederick (6), Ena Mary (4) and Frances Helen (1 yr). I am trying to find information regarding Frances Helen Nicholas I believe she married John T Keeler in Guisborough in 1924. I am particularly interested in tracing the whereabouts of my grandmother after 1911. If anyone has any information on this family I would love to hear from you.
red mail Milburns in Guisborough
Hi. I have a marriage certificate of my great grandparents Thomas Milburn b 28/8/1851 Guisborough and Jane Ann Abraham born 7/6/1852 Guisborough, they married at the Parish Church Guisborough 19/12/1871. One of the witnesess was a Henry Miburn i am trying to find out who he was as he does not appear on my tree. Can anyone help please. Terry
red mail Pearson Loftus Yorkshire
Looking for info on a Robert Pearson born around 1893 in or around Loftus his father was William mother unknown many thanks
red mail Ord family in Guisborough
Any info on the Ord family of Guisborough came from Co.Durham to mine ironstone anything at all please.
red mail Clements family in Guisborough
I have a great many Clements family members in my tree but still looking for more anyone wanting to share info please contact me thanks Dave
red mail Marriage
My Great Grandfather William Henry Smith Married Mary Sarah Baxter at the Parish Church Guisborough in November 1869.I am trying to find out William Smiths mothers name.
red mail Sutcliffe Family
My Sutcliffe family came to Guisborough between 1907 - 1914 Head is John Henry Sutcliffe and wife is Mary Ann (Smith). They came from the Castleford area to here in search of work, and then returned afterwards. John Henry was a miner and the family lived at Belmont Street. They gave birth to Lily, Ada and Florence whilst in Guisborough.
red mail Haydon at Ironstone Mine c1879
Can anyone give me some information about the old Ironstone Mine near Guisborough? My great grandfather Richard John Haydon moved from Cornwall to Yorkshire in around 1879/80 to find work at the ironstone mine, by 1885 his wife Selina came up to live with him in Brotton, where my grandfather Thomas Henry Haydon was born in 1885. The family returned to Cornwall in 1891. Thanks, Robert
red mail Willans/Willens
I am searching for details of the parents of Joseph Charles Willans or Willens, whose birth was registered in Guisborough in the first quarter of 1898. Both versions of the surname seem to have been used in the family. I am also interested in details of his siblings. They may not have lived in Guisborough itself, but somewhere in the surrounding area.
red mail massey
I am looking for info on the massey family.Violet georgina massey was born in guisborough in 1909 she married richard davies in 1931 in middlesbrough.Her parents were called george massey (1889) sarah a (doolan 1888/9) massey
Cooper, Postgate
Looking for anyone with connection/information on either or both of the above names. My gt gm Louisa Cooper was born 1875 in Guisborough, Yorkshire. She had 3 sisters – Isabella, Lily and Florence. Her father was Thomas Cooper, b. 1847 Guisborough who married Sarah Garbutt. Thomas was landlord of the Red Lion Inn, Church Street in 1881, and the Golden Lion Inn, Market Place in 1891. Thomas’s father was Aaron Cooper a carpenter/joiner who married Alice (unknown). Apart from Thomas I believe they had 4 other children – John, Ann, Mary and Alice. Louisa married George Edward Read in 1901 in Kent, and Florence married Richard Postgate in 1909. If anyone has any info they can add, I would be very grateful.
I'm researching the Dennis Family. James Dennis b1830 Guisborough, Yorks he married Harriet b1828 Wilton, Yorks. They had several children. If anybody has any information I'd like to hear from you. Thanks
red mail snow wheatley familys
looking for wiliam snow born 1866 devon married hannah wheatley born 1874 chester-le street had 2 children jane born 1896 born guisborough aslo son date of birth unknown any info would be helpfull wiliams father was also william hannahs father was george
red mail Whitehead
I am looking for family information for Joseph Whitehead, born 1814, Guisborough. Worked as a firman on George Stephenson's "Locomotion" in 1825. Emigrated to Canada in 1850, was member of the Parliament of Canada for Huron North 1867-1872.
red mail Burnside, Burnsides, Bradley
I am seeking any information on a Mary Burnside b 1831 probably in Guisborough though may be recorded as Hovingham. I would particularly like to know of a marriage or her whereabouts after 1851. I would also like to know more about Mary Bradley found on the 1861 census in Guisborough, with huband James b c1822 Coxwold and son Joseph b 1857 Guisborough. I am wondering if these 2 Marys are the same person.
red mail Hawxwell, Middlesbrough
I am trying to find details of Tom (b Scarborough 1866) & Emily (nee Harrison b 1870 N.Ormesby Middlesbrough) Hawxwell after their marriage in 1900 in Middlesbrough also details (birthplace etc) of Emily's father William Harrison who was a publican in North Ormesby.
red mail Bolton - Andrew Families
I'm looking for relatives named either Bolton or Andrew in the Guisborough area. My Grandmother was Norah Andrew nee Bolton who lived in Swinton, Manchester. She was born in 1900 in Walkden and I'm certain she had relatives, a brother perhaps, in Guisborough. I actually briefly visited a lady in the 1970's/80's but I can't remember who it was, (I was literally passing by and my gran asked me to call in and say hello). I think Norah was the youngest (although she may have had a younger brother, Jimmy, who went to live in America), and had sisters Edith May, Leana and Hilda and Brothers Thomas, William and Arthur. I also remember an Uncle Harold Bolton, who lived in Swinton, and had a daughter named Alhana. If any of this sounds at all familiar, please get in touch. Many thanks. John
red mail Yarm
I would appreciate learning of the birth date, birthplace etc of William Taylor who married Sarah Armstrong of Yarm in 1836. Census records refer to his birthplace as Guisborough in c1813. Thanks.
Ronald Scarth
I am trying to trace any family ie sisters or brothers, parents of Ronald Scarth, b 1904, Guisborough, d 1970. He married Evelyn Jackson of Middlesbrough. They had a farm in Castleton, then a shop in the Loftus area. As far as I know they had only one daughter, Patricia Scarth, b 1929. Any help appreciated.
red mail Robinson John
married Jane c1890 and had 5 boys one called Herbert. Looking for information on all of the family. Thank you
red mail Researching Drury William
and Louise known to have been in Skelton in cleveland in 1901 with their children. William born 1853 Scotton (Scotland?) Louise born c 1858 Sussex. Willing to share information.
red mail Davison
I am researching my family tree and my paternal grandmother is difficult to trace further back. All I know is her name - Charlotte Florence Davison born 1901 and that she was from Guisborough and had a sister called Marion. Her only living daughter tells me that she was told her mother came from "good stock" and was well educated. She told tales that she was a decendant from Hartleys jam people, whether this was fact or fiction we do not know! Any help would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Oxley
I am interested in any Oxleys from the Guisborough area. My 4x great grandfather was Henry Oxley b ~1782.
Looking for information about Elizabeth Halliday b1842 Foxholes Yorkshire. She married Lownsborough King in 1861 I believe her parents were David Halliday and Ann maltby. Thank You
Mary Hannah Milner
Looking for any information about Mary Hannah Milner born in Pickering married William King b1862 Foxholes North yorkshire. Had children Harry b1889, Wharton b 1891, Robert b1893, David b1894, Eliza J b1898 and Lownsborough b 1900 Thank You.
Mary Jane Miller Dennis
Looking For any information about Mary Jane Miller Dennis b 1859 in Guisborough or surrounding area married Thomas Cleminson b 1867 Thank You
Seeking any information about the Cleminson family. My GGGrandfather Was Herbert James Cleminson b1886 Sedgefield County Durham d 1914 Darlington. His parents were Thomas Cleminson B 1867 Heighington and Mary Jane Miller Dennis b 1859 Guisborough. Any information welcome. Thank You
red mail husband
Can anybody help me on the family of Cathrine Husband. B.10-9-1869. Jesse Jones also of guisborough. Her fathers name Thomas Harding,Mothers name Mary Ann,Brothers names John Thomson & Robert. Jesse was killed in WW1. Cathrine & Jesse are my Grandparents,i know about Jesse and his family but nothing on Cathrine any information very welcome.
red mail ALLINSON
Looking for any info on Mabel ALLINSON b.1900 in Guisborough.
red mail Oughtred/Outhwaite
Seeking assistance with research Richard Oughtred m. Mary Snowdon 1729 St Nicholas;Richard Oughtred b. 1734 m. Ann Abelson 1764 St Nicholas; Mary Oughtred b. 1772; and other family
Towers, Alfred Jones
Alfred J Towers died in Cardiff in 1907. Census entries state his birth place to be Guisborough, Yorkshire circa 1853. I can find no trace of his birth entry. He was married to Mary Imrie. My paternal grandmother, Sarah Annie (Towers) Boyett was his daughter. Any help with this would be appreciated.
red mail Geography question
Where is Heptonstall parish in relation to Guisborough? My John Wood b circ 1872 was said (in the 1901 Census) to be born in Guisborough but living in Heptonstall at the time of the census. The registration district is listed as Todmorten. I am trying to find out if this is all likely the same place or if he had moved from his birthplace.
Boon, Plummer, Easton, Stone
Walter Boon married Elizabeth Stone, Children were Walter, David, John, Noah, Abel Elizabeth and William Plummer, my Grandfather. The family eventually moved to Seghill in Northumberland. Walter's Mother Eliza Boon wed William Plummer, they had William, Mary Ann, Hannah, Elizabeth, Eliza, John and Charles. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail snow,wheatley
loking for william snow born about1874 married hannah wheatley born about 1874 lived pelton fell 1896 had 2 children jane born 1896 also son name could be george would be greatfull for any information
red mail Upsall
Trying to get info for William Winders born around 1837. note said he was from Upsal near Guisborough. Wife was Tabitha Dale.
red mail Pilley family of Guisborough
Ann Pilley born c 1610 in Guisborough, married Robert Carrington of Spaunton. He of the Carrington of Carrington, Cheshire, family. Ann was buried Jun 1636 in Danby in Castleton. Any further information on this family in this area gratefully received.,
red mail guisborough
William Ward-head of a thirdgeneration family of Guisborough dyers and merchants,circa1700utlimately hailing from Bishop Auckland area eldest son John of Hackneyanother son joshua another Ralph.Grandfather interallia of Knox Ward and Ralph Jackson of Normanby Hall
red mail YARKER, Henry
Born 1-10-1825 at Marske by Sea. Was head gardener for Lord Zetland at Maske Hall, Yorkshire and later a railway signalman. Wife not known. Had 4 children - Hester, William, Margaret & Ellen.
red mail EARLE
THOMAS EARLE born c1824 in NEWTON. YORK. Lived in GUISBROUGH and worked as an Agricultural labourer. l would like any information about him, his family and the sort of work that he would have been doing.
red mail Timothy Hagan
According to all of the census records, Timothy was born in Guisborough, Yorkshire in 1842/3. However I cannot find ther details of his birth anywhere. Please can anyone out there help me?
red mail Robinson
I am trying to trace the parents &/or siblings of John Morley Robinson b 1834, d 1891 m to Margaret Roberts, daughter Mary Jane. He was a grocer and flour-dealer in Guisborough.
red mail Longstaff, Ann
Looking for information about Ann Longstaff who died sometime after March 1827.
My 3x gt grandfather was Clement Walker, ch. 11.10.1778 Guisborough. He grew up to be a hairdresser & later was a Chelsea Pensioner. He married Mary Ann Nossiter on 5.6.1829 in Whitby but this is all I know of him. Please can anyone supply any further details.
I am looking for any living relatives of the above surname, my family originated from Leeds then North Yorkshire then to Guisborough and souround areas, any help would be appreciated Dawn
red mail HALLIDAY
Mary (nee Illingworth) born Bowling, Bradford m. William HALLIDAY (HALIDAY/HOLIDAY)of Farnley near Leeds at unknown location bef. 1862. Lived Guisborough (census 1871). Married William ALLENDER before 1881 census Guisborough. Anyone with any more info re death William HALLIDAY or either of these marriages of Mary's, gratefully received. Two daughters known of, one per marriage.
my grandfather alfred james mothersill and his wife agnes came from guisborough. they had 2 sons and lived at 11 chaloner st. my great grandfather's name was john, but we can not find any further info on him, can anyone help.
red mail Looking for info on Harriet Ann Wilson
Looking for info on Harriet Ann Wilson who married Joseph Thomas, their second son John Henry was born 25.8.1874 in Guisborough. They came to New Zealand on 7.12.1875 aboard the ship Waitangi, sailing from Cornwall. Can anyone help please.
red mail Botanist At Kew Gardens
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 John Gilbert Baker was born at Guisborough Yorks 13th January 1834. An English botanist, he became assistant curator of the herbarium of the Royal Gardens at Kew in 1866, and in 1882 Lecturer and demonstratorin botany to the Apothecaries Company.
red mail
From Cassell's Gazetteer c1896 Guisborough : 1891 Population : 6,138 - Has a Mechanics Institute of 1862 and Temperance Hall of 1871.
red mail Slapewath Cottage
My ggggrandfather John Oliver was recorded as coming originally from Guisborough, Slapewath Cottage. Wife: Mary Ann Unknown. 9 children: Mary Ann, Annie, George, John, Thomas, James L., Deus Stolheld (?!), Eveline, William. No dates known except on William (1824-1883), my gggrandfather. John & family apparently moved to Wheatbottom, Crook Parish, County Durham; moving date unknown.

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