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red mail Wylde
I'm searching for information about James Lomas Wylde and his family. Wild was a woollen manufacturer in the early years of the twentieth century. He had mills in Ossett, and lived also in Horsforth where his son Arnold was born. He retired to Ilkley where his daughter Muriel taught at Ilkley Grammar
red mail Carole Davies
I am looking for a my school friend, Carole Davies, who lived in Newlaithes Road in Horsforth until at least 1965, when my family moved to South England and I lost touch with her.
red mail Perkins family in Horsforth
I am seeking information about the Samuel Perkins family. What little information I have comes from the 1851 census which shows Samuel, widowed, head of the household, age 56,born in Hosforth, Yorks. It lists him as a Basket Maker. In transcripts of directories for Leeds from 1829 and 1837, Saml Perkins, Basket Maker is shown at 3 George and Dragon yard, Briggate. His son David is shown as born in Leeds ca. 1823. Samuel Perkins was my ggg grandfather.
red mail Shop owner
Looking for a surname for a man called george who owned a furniture shop on new road side in about 1968. he had a family and children, old friend of the families back then.
Researching John Collett GOODALL, born 1893 Horsforth, the son of Elias Goodall and Emma Leavens who married 1888 Horsforth Woodhouse. John also had a sister Gertrude Goodall born 1889 Horsforth. Also Interested in Collett family at this locality.
red mail MIDGLEY
I am seeking any information on the Midgley family of Horsforth, originally Wistow. William Midgley was born around 1846 and was married to Ellen. By 1881 they had 6 children by 1881. They were farm labourers. Any information would be gratefully received and can share further details.
red mail Middlesex St James
Jordan family Fanny b 1826, George b 1828 Mother Mary b1790 father William b1790's. Siblings to William Jordan b. 1790's-1815 are George,Charlotte,James,Elizabeth(Bennet)& Edwin. Some of these Jordans settled in the Leeds area a few years later. I am of the Jordan line and I am hoping to trace some living relatives. I have been trying to extend our family tree.
red mail SHEPHENSON George Wellesley WHARFDALE 1901
Looking to contact family members or anyone familiar with George Wellesley Shephenson and my Aunt Florence Mabel born 1879 Leeds. They were married in 1901.
red mail Thomas Bentley, Horsforth
Thomas Bentley (parents Joseph and Mary) b abt 1815, Horsforth,and wife Mary, appear in the 1851 census at The White Horse Inn Handbridge Chester (he's the Innkeeper.)In the 1861 census for Bedford St,Toxteth Park Mary's a widow. Their son Walter and wife (Elizabeth Broadbent) are in the 1881 census in Bembridge St, Toxteth Park and in 1891 (misspelt as Bently) in Lincoln Street, Bootle. They emigrated to S.Africa but their daughter Isabella stayed and married my grandfather Markus Sorensen -they appear in the 1901 census for Laxey Street, Toxteth Park.I'd appreciate any more info, particularly maiden names of both Mary's! Thanks, Trish.
red mail black bull, horsforth
I'm researching Thomas Binns Atkinson born about 1835, married to Elizabeth Wedd. They had 4 boys and 1 girl. Thomas was publican of Black Bull in Horsforth from from 1861 to 1866. I'd love to know more about the family or the pub.
red mail Mann/Brennan
Looking for info on my family. Isabelle Mann nee Brennan resided on Clarence Drive in Horsforth around 1930/1940. I believe she had brothers Edward(Ted) and Christopher
My great grandfather was Joseph Swailes. They lived at Lister Hill. He was born 1862 or 3. He was a stonemason, but fell off Kirkstall Abbey and was not able to work after that. He and his wife Polly ran a cafe in a railway carriage - I have a photo of them taken in about 1890.
Walter Gooderham,spouse Ruth Ann Booth,married 1871.Both born 1856. Children; Herbert, Reuben, James, William, Walter, Emma, Sarah and Florence. Also lived in Bramley Leeds.
red mail BENTLEY
Hi, I have Thomas Bentley chr 08.01.1815 Horsforth (died before 1861 as his wife Mary is listed as a widow in the census). Mary was born 1811 in Liverpool. Thomas's parents were Joseph b abt 1791 and Mary. Thomas also had a sister Sarah chr 05.04.1818 Horsforth. Thomas and Mary had 3 children - Walter chr 1844 Liverpool, Mary Jane chr 1847 Liverpool and William Henry chr 1850 Chester, Cheshire. Cheers, Julie
red mail Swailes
Any information about the Swailes family living in Horsforth 1780 to date would be appreciated. In particular family living at Swailes Fold, Long Row. Have links with family in New Zealand, Australia, England.
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