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18-10-2008, 11:42 AM
Hi all, My Grandfather WATSON ALLISON joined the NER in 1905 as a Lamp Boy at Seaham Harbour Station Co Durham. When he retired in 1952 he was a Guard working from Sunderland . Can anyone tell me how to find details of his career. Thank you|help|
18-10-2008, 11:59 AM
This site has a history section
18-10-2008, 3:34 PM
Oooh, thanks Astoria, that has helped me to search for my rellies too!! They are all from Sunderland, Chester le Street and Bishopwearmouth area. I can now search Parish records online.
I didn't know this site existed. Brill!!
18-10-2008, 3:38 PM
You are bound to bump into some miners on the way,
18-10-2008, 3:41 PM
Ooooh thanks again, yes my lot were nearly all miners including my Grandfathers. I'll check that site out too!
Thanks again, you're a 'mine' of information!!:D Excuse the pun, bad I know!!
18-10-2008, 3:47 PM
I can even hear your dogs groaning at that one. :D
18-10-2008, 3:52 PM
|jumphappy|blush| They tend to howl rather than groan! I'll give em a bone, that will shut em up!
20-11-2008, 1:10 AM
my GREAT GREAT GREAT Grandfather was william raine station manager at gateshead durham co, england bout around 1861 era and what you know i see an allison in my family tree........could there be a connection.......i believe the allison in my tree was round 1890- 1900.........
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