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red mail Utley family
Looking for details of the Utley family - Truelove Utley a mason and his wife Elizabeth Betty Blackley - long line of Utleys down to Ann Zillah Utley ( where did the Zillah or Zellah come from ? )
red mail Wath grammar school photos
I am looking for old wath gs photos. My mother, Mary Cutts would have been a pupil there around 1932/3/4. She said she was a paying pupil? Wath gs records are not easy to come by. There must have been a school photographer as there was when I was a pupil. Any ideas? Carol.
red mail The Publican's grandaughters
Louisa Longden spent the first 15 years (at least) of her life at the White Bear Inn. After her father Matthew Longden (the publican) died in 1886 her mother Phoebe Pollard married George Searby in 1887. Within 2 years Phoebe was dead and Louisa and her siblings continued to live at the White Bear with their stepfather George. Louisa married Jonathan Hargreaves in 1894 and they lived on Cemetery Road, Wath. They had 6 daughters to my knowledge Ada 1895, Nelly 1896, Alice May 1900, Hetty 1903, Selina 1906 & Eva 1910. If anyone can tell me what happened to the family after 1911 I would be most grateful. Dates of marriage, death, names of spouses & children, addresses occupations etc.
red mail Winstanley family
Seeking information of the Winstanley family after 1911, at which time they lived in Sandygate. Father Harry 1870, Mother Hannah Kezia (nee Hargreaves) (1873-1936), John 1895, Ada 1897, Wilfred 1899, Tom 1902, Harry 1904, Ida 1906 & Mary 1909. Anyone have any knowledge of what happened to this family. Many thanks
red mail Sparta, Grammar School, Wath upon Dearne
I have in my possession a photograph taken, I believe, outside the Grammar School, Wath upon Dearne. There are 42 boys and 3 Masters. On the back of the photo is written SPARTA 1928 and some names i.e. G.D.Ingham, J.Beardshall, W.Lord, E.Speight, A.Haigh, W.Maddison, J.Wood, F.Patrick, G.Haigh, C.Elliot, W.L.C.Pratt, R. Briesling, J.Bottomley, L.Hoy...,J.Picton, R.Ellison, E.Cameron, G.Collins. The names were written on by my father J.H.Hargreaves. Why he would have this photo I don't know as he would not have been at the Grammar School until the 30's. He was a member of the House of Sparta, as I was in the 60's. Was W.L.C. Pratt the headmaster? I seem to remember that name. If a relative of any of the above mentioned would like the photo please contact me.
William Story born 16 NOV 1823 in Abdy, Yorkshire, England MARRIED Sarah Pepper born 1820 in West Melton, Yorkshire, England (?) I know Will Story's family tree, as i am one the desecendants, but was wondering if anyone knew anything on Sarah Pepper? Or any information of their time in the UK. William Story arrived in NZ in 1864 on the ship Canterbury with his 3 small sons, approx ages 13yrs, 11yrs and 7yrs. His wife sarah, their 3 daughters and baby son were left behind. Thanks for ANY replies. Brittney
red mail Bamforth - Wath Upon Dearne
I am looking for connections with John Bamforth (b.1816) married Hannah - . Son Henry Armitage, who had son John Cobban Bamforth who came to Australia. I have the Australian descendants information, but now would like information of the English ancestors. Hoping someone will make contact, thanks, Jann
red mail looking for info on ibbertson surname in wath
william ibbertson lived in wath upon dearne in around 1871 he was aroud 7 years old
red mail Looking for the Story's and Peppers
My ancestors lived at Abdy farm for approx 100 years, from (I think) 1810-1890. I am trying to find more info on them, I know William (b.1823 @ Abdy farm) went to NZ in 1864 leaving his wife Sarah (nee Pepper from Hoober Hall b.1820)behind. His father was John Story (b.approx1796)(father of John also Willam Story b.approx 1775) and wife Mary Lambert. Any info would be greatly apreciated. Vicki
red mail Speight Wath Upon Dearne area
Seeking relatives of Rhoda Speight b 1794 Swinton. Married John Crofts b 1790 Retford. Gerry
red mail Bell family
George , born c.1711-1715, Wath upon Dearne, West Yorkshire; died there 1765. Father of Elizabeth, Sarah, Ann, George, Hannah, and John. Information on antecedents or descendents wanted.
looking to find family(Thank you)
iam currently looking to find any on in tha Barnsley or wath upon dearne areas.Any one related to Dave and jean spencer, they immigrated to canada around 1968-1973.Dave and jean also had a brother that died in ww2 named Derrick.They currently have 4 kids named chris, christine, lynn and julie spencer. Thank you for your response it is important to me
red mail John Jackson
Can anyone give me any information about John Jackson who was born in Wath upon Dearne in 1815, he married a girl from Shere in Surrey called Hannah Childs born 1818. The couple moved to Bermondsey, please contact katerina
red mail James Barton
My Great Great Grand father James Barton ( Born Bury st Edmunds ) ran a private boarding school in Wath in 1840's. I would be interested to hear from anyone who has interest in the school and the Barton family.
Lawton, Cedric, Inquest 1939: drowning Wath on Dearne Canal
Cedric Charles LAWTON, youngest son of Sam LAWTON and Marie HARVEY 1888, was subject of inquest held 1939 accidentally drowned aged 11 years in Wath Canal near Manvers Main Colliery. Cedric's elder brothers Edwin and Ellis attempted rescue and were witnesses at inquest. Would welcome any information on LAWTON family. Thanks
ballans amblers
looking for info on my nanas side willaim ballans married mary ambler in 1900 i have some info pre 1900 would love to hear from any of their children or any info on whome they married Rachel Emily Ballans and Reginald Ambler Ballans thanks paula
I am researching the BARKERS of Wath Upon Dearne formy family tree and would be grateful for any assistance. William Barker married Ann MATTHEWMAN and had a large family about 1780s. I am interested in JOSEPH who married Mary- they had 6 children. EZRA; CHARLOTTE;MARTHA;BENJAMIN; ALFRED and ARABELLA. Thanks, Rose
red mail Taylor
David and Lucy Taylor, born in 1790's, children of Samuel and Anne Taylor. David said he was born in Rotherham - his mother came from Wath upon Dearne, and his father was the son of Montague and Rachel Taylor of Sheffield. Can find no baptismal records for the children. Moved to Worcestershire in 1800's when the family were involved in the local methodist church - so possibly baptised in a non confromist church in Rotherham??? any clues appreciated. + does anyone know where the parish records for wath upon dearne are to be found?
William Severn Ballans
I'm looking for any friends or relations of William Ballans born 1933 in Wath on Dearne. He was my grandfather.Haven't had any luck in establishing contact with any other Ballans in Yorkshire .
red mail Wood Family
We are trying to find details of the wood family (Jeremiah and Alice) who moved to Wath upon Dearne in the late 1890s/ early 1900s they had around 10+ children - Catherine, Jeremiah, George, Edward, Alice, Joseph, Enoch, Leonard, Elizabeth, Harold, Henry. If anyone has any information we would be very grateful.
Can You Help On These Names.Prince, Senior, Cooper
Hello anyone with any information on theses names above, please look under West Melton for more about what I have to say.I am needing more facts on my Grandparents..Thankyou.If you have any info please send a message via curiosfox.
red mail Alderson Wath on Dearne
Mary Alderson married 1930's to Hugh ? Hugh Surface worker at a coal mine, i think an electrician any other Aldersons in Wath ?

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