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  1. Richard abbot*

    Morning I am after a bit of help with the children of Richard abbot born 1818 ( the poet)*& Sarah abbot*(nee greenwell) from Westmoreland England.They had a son named Benson and another named Isaac..In all they had abt eight children of which most died young .. I had all of this written down on...

    Started by gwen646‎, 06-04-2019 8:18 AM
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  2. Wink varley & Atkinson married in Kendal 1807

    Hi . I am hoping some one will be able to help me find more info on this wedding. Joseph Varley married Margaret Atkinson in Kendal on 11 Jan 1807. I got this info from England select marriages on Ancestry. These are my 3 x great grandparent. They had my great x2 grandfather, Samuel, in...

    Started by lynnelay‎, 17-01-2016 11:50 AM
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  3. Appleby Hospital 1875

    Hello. I am new to your forum. Would Appleby Hospital be a different place than St. Anne's Hospital in 1875? My 3rd great-grandmother, Annie MacKintosh was born in Dufton, Westmoreland about 1791. She spent some time at St. Anne's Hospital in Appleby per the 1861 census, was living with my...

    Started by PhairMason‎, 28-08-2014 12:16 AM
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  4. George Lascelles of Brough

    Does any one know about George Lascelles of Brough ? He married Elizabeth Horn , daughter of Jonathan Horn, at Brough under Stainmore in 1828. For a short time he and his wife had an school at Brough, then they moved to Melsonby, just north of Richmond in Yorkshire. I would like to know who this...

    Started by gimmerlamb‎, 29-08-2012 1:41 PM
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  5. Unhappy Hillbeck

    Looking for any information on Henry Hillbeck born abt 1851 in Kendal Westmorland

    Started by lh38‎, 04-03-2013 2:20 PM
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  6. Question Robert Seed

    Hi this is my first time on here and have a brick wall to knock down! My 3rd Gt Grandfather Robert Seed was born in Bailey, Lancashire in 1805, he married Hannah Thompson on 23rd April 1827 in Stavely, Hannah was born in Coniston in 1804. In the 1840's Robert had Birch Bobbin Mill in Crook, but...

    Started by cimbom‎, 29-09-2005 11:41 PM
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  7. Thomas Lancaster schoolmaster

    Does any one know anything about a Thomas Lancaster who had a school at Brough circa 1819

    Started by gimmerlamb‎, 29-08-2012 1:45 PM
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  8. Barton in Westmorland

    Does any one have any information on the school run by the Reverend Mr Wilson at Barton in Westmorland in the 1740s ?

    Started by gimmerlamb‎, 29-08-2012 1:54 PM
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  9. Boarding Schools at Kirkby Stephen and Winton

    If any one has any information about the boarding schools at Kirkby stephen and Winton in the 18th & 19th centuries I would be pleased to correspond. If you have anything on Thomas Breaks, Richard Aislabie, Rev Thomas Heslop, any of the Adamthwaites, Mr Burrell, Thomas Twycross, John Howgill or...

    Started by gimmerlamb‎, 29-08-2012 1:52 PM
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  10. How do I find an address in the censuses?

    Some friends own a cottage in Langdale and they want to research who lived there. I tried various permutations of addresses but have drawn a blank. I am rather hoping that some one might be able to find the census references for: HACKET FORGE, LITTLE LANGDALE, AMBLESIDE Thanks in anticipation

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 14-02-2012 11:43 PM
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  11. Red face John and Ellen Britton (en) Westmoreland, Eng

    Hi I am from the land down under Australia. I am seeking possible help in finding the marriage between a John Britton (en) and an Ellen Moore maybe 1800 in Kendal, Cumbria, Westmoreland, England. Their son John Moore Britton (en) was transported to Van Dieman's Land in 1832 tried in...

    Started by dinolan‎, 10-01-2012 6:44 AM
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  12. Robinson Bowness-on-Windermere

    My grandmother was b Emma Robinson in Windermere. Parents were William Robinson b Over Staveley 1848 and Euphemia Mason b Kemback, Fife, Scotland 1850. I am looking for descendants of her brothers David R b 1875 , I know nothing about him; and John R b c.1880 (he was in London 1901 Census...

    Started by sapdon‎, 11-08-2006 3:27 PM
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  13. The Haley family of Whittington

    Hi there! i am looking for non specific info on the Haley family from whittington. also would like to know something about the village itself, if anyone can help.

    Started by louisa_brunton‎, 27-02-2006 1:19 PM
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  14. Richard Hoggart/Mary Sowerby m 1786 Asby

    Interested to share data with others with Hoggart/Sowerby/Hodgson name interests. This marriage was at Asby, Westmorland I believe Mary was b there 1761 daughter of Joseph and Isabel (nee Hodgson)m 1760 Asby as she had siblings who were twins and twins run in the family but could have been the...

    Started by houghj40‎, 19-09-2006 11:24 PM
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  15. John LAYFIELD & Agnes BALEY, Burton in Kendal

    John LAYFIELD & Agnes BALEY were Married on 7th June 1775 at Burton in Kendal. I have found 3 children listed on the IGI: Jane LAYFIELD Baptised: 14th July 1776, Burton in Kendal. Agnes LAYFIELD Baptised: 15th June 1781, Burton in Kendal. Ann LAYFIELD Baptised: 13th Nov 1785,...

    Started by Pegasus‎, 12-10-2010 7:31 PM
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  16. Cumberland & Westmoreland Times newspaper

    I have just stumbled upon this web-site, I wonder if it might be of interest to anyone out there? It has a long list of deaths records, perhaps, you might be lucky and find your ancestors? cultrans.com/ambleside-lakes-herald/ambleside-herald-deaths-1880-1885/5065-deaths-1880-1885 (just add www....

    Started by freddie999‎, 08-10-2010 2:48 PM
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  17. Grasmere cemetary - frequently occuring names

    As reported here in this forum, I had my visit to Rydal and Grasmere I searched around the graveyard by Grasmere church, and the seperate cemetary. The archive were able to confirm that my great great grand parents were buried here in Grasmere, unfortunately they did not have a burial record, nor...

    Started by freddie999‎, 02-09-2010 8:26 PM
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  18. Houses in Rydal

    I am hoping that someone will be able to give me some local information on Rydal. Census records shows that my ancestors lived in the following houses of Rydal: 'Glen Rothay' (there's a hotel with this name, does it form part of the original house or plot?), 'Rydal Lodge', 'Hawthorn Villas', and...

    Started by freddie999‎, 14-07-2010 8:26 PM
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  19. Thomas Hodgson, Sarah Atkinson

    Thomas Hodgson of Westmoreland m. on 28 Apr 1821 Kirkby Lonsdale to my great, great, great grand aunt, Sarah Atkinson. her parents left for America the next year, with a number of their 11 children-how many, we do not know for certain but think most of thier unmarried children. we do not know...

    Started by neko‎, 14-01-2010 10:38 PM
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  20. Westmoreland-burial records

    I have discovered that my grand father was born in Rydal, grew up, and became an apprentice to his father (stone mason); he was married in 'the parish church- Rydal' after which he moved to his wife's home town Lincoln. He was Alfred Jenkinson. His parents, both lived and died in Rydal, and in a...

    Started by freddie999‎, 30-06-2010 8:32 PM
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