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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Yorkshire Resources

    The first entries in this particular thread. :smile5: Sheffield Records Online - marriages, burials, some census, trade directories, etc. http://www.sheffieldrecordsonline.org.uk/ Sheffield City Council have a list of people whose death notices/obituaries appeared in the local papers...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 08-05-2016 1:23 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Welcome to the Brompton by Northallerton Forum

    This forum is for people who are interested in family history centred around the village of Brompton by Northallerton. It follows on from the British-Genealogy.com mailing list on the same subject which ran very successfully from 2003 to March 2007 when the mailing lists were closed down. I was...

    Started by thomsonfh‎, 11-09-2007 9:12 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: B R O M P T O N M A T T E R S WEBSITE

    The BromptonMatters website was created originally to satisfy a need/requirement to make available images of maps, people, places, documents etc to/for/by Readers and List members of the Opc-NRY-Brompton-by-Northallerton Family History mailing list. This Group, known as "the List", which was...

    Started by BromptonMatters‎, 06-09-2009 9:35 PM
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  1. Smile family names

    hi all this is a list of the names i am interested in in yorkshire halliday- bradford and baildon skillings- ---- ---- o'connor- ---- ---- o'sullivan- ---- ---- stead- ---- ---- and baildon wilkinson- ---- ---- rudden- ---- ---- gath- ---- ----

    Started by george h‎, 02-12-2004 8:57 PM
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  2. Edgar Lay, b 1907, Leeds

    I am currently staying with a friend in New Zealand's South Island and she has asked for help trying to discover her ancestors and have run out of ideas in tracing her father's ancestors. From her father's birth certificate we have the following details: DoB - 29 June 1907 Name - Edgar Name...

    Started by David Tuson‎, 05-05-2017 9:41 AM
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  3. Marriage 1783

    Hi I wonder if anyone can help me knock down a brick wall please! My 3x great grandfather William Emmott married Ann(e) Roper at Holy Trinity Church, Skipton on 25th November 1783. What I am trying to establish is whether Williams' parents are William and Grace Emmott or George and Elleanor...

    Started by suzysoton‎, 06-05-2017 9:04 AM
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  4. Red face George and Sarah LINDLEY nee Booth abt 1881

    I'm researching my family tree of South Yorkshire, the name "Lindley" GEORGE LINDLEY (born 1843 Nottinghamshire) and Sarah nee BOOTH (born 1852 Finningley) Living 11 Swift Buildings, Marshgate. Doncaster on the 1881 census. They went on to have three children. William H, Annie Elizabeth & Fred...

    Started by kiwidonz‎, 01-05-2017 9:55 AM
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  5. Research in Yorkshire - any help appreciated

    I spent 10 days in London researching for several families this past February. I know that I want to return to the UK, this time going to Yorkshire for a quantity of time to research my Raper family. I know that many records I will need are at the Borthwick Institute in York. I will also want to...

    Started by grburk‎, 13-04-2017 1:53 PM
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  6. Raper Family of North Yorkshire

    At this time, I believe my US Raper family descends from John, a son of Henry Raper (bapt 1668), the Rector of Finghal. I know that Henry's father was William Raper (born 1629), Merchant of York and that his father was also named William (born ca 1596), of Anderby near Thirsk. I'm hoping there are...

    Started by grburk‎, 05-04-2017 3:01 PM
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  7. William Ellis and Hannah Furth of Rawcliffe

    I am researching the ELLIS family of Rawcliffe and Rawcliffe Bridge (WRY) area. I am especially interested in William Ellis who married Hannah Furth and their family. I started this research in 2002. I am hoping to find other family members online! William ELLIS was born in 1755 in West...

    Started by Decoy Farm‎, 26-03-2017 4:29 PM
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  8. Post Robert George Blood b1860 (George Gray)

    I am researching a Robert George Blood born 1860 Derbyshire, UK. Birth registered on BDM as Robert George BLOOD, Changed his name to George GRAY when moved to Sheffield about 1890. Wife was Elizabeth Dallman born 1866 Derbyshire, UK, died about 1904. 1911 census has George Gray with wife Sarah...

    Started by Wardster43cva‎, 15-03-2016 2:00 PM
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  9. Thomas CARTWRIGHT born about 1794

    My G-G-G-Grandfather Thomas Cartwright was born about 1794. The Census gives place of birth as Markington or Wintringham. He, and his wife (wives) Elizabeth had at least 11 children, (possibly 14) and 80 grandchildren. The family settled in the Malton and Scarborough areas, some going on to the...

    Started by Nicolina‎, 30-10-2008 4:24 PM
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  10. Richardson family - Staithes

    Hi! I am new to this forum & wondered if anyone can help me with either 1851/61 census returns or parish records? I am looking for a Robert Richardson,(my g-g-grandfather) born in Staithes in approx 1855, he also had an older brother called John born approx 1852. In the 1871 census, they are...

    Started by cally‎, 19-02-2005 9:03 PM
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  11. Otley Hannams

    Hi there, I've been away for a while but now I've got the bug again!:) I am still looking for the family of Thomas Hannam, b abt 1800, who lived and married in Leeds around 1830/40. I now have a new lead and wonder if anybody is able to do a look-up for me (I live in Australia). I would like to...

    Started by Hannam_girl‎, 04-11-2009 1:49 AM
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  12. Place name - any guesses

    I have been asked to help flesh out a family tree that was left by someone's grandfather who died earlier this year aged 92. He has the family going back to the 1600s to a place called "Malgate, Leeds, Yorkshire". Try as I might I can't find any place that might fit. Any suggestions would...

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 05-08-2016 4:36 PM
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  13. Looking for Uncle's side of Family.

    I am seeking information on Ronald Waldron Gill born 17th Feb 1916 in Bradford, Yorkshire. He is belived to have married a lady called Rose A Rollason who may have been (Welsh). I believe he served in Palastine during WWII or after it in Palastine but I don't have any further information about...

    Started by treffor24‎, 14-02-2016 4:44 PM
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  14. Machen, Machin, Machon of Whiston, England

    I’m looking for someone who is familiar with the Whiston area. My husband’s GGG Grandfather was George Machin born Jan 17 1802 Whiston, Yorkshire, England. He died Feb 28 1862 in Rotherham, Yorkshire, West Riding, England. He was married to Elizabeth Hunter, they had 9 children. George, John,...

    Started by Laurie Machen‎, 21-01-2016 1:55 AM
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  15. Herbert Stanley CLARK, Bradford, b c1892

    If anyone is looking for the marriage of Herbert Stanley CLARK, born c1892, it appears to have been registered by the GRO as CLARE. I cannot see a birth for the surname CLARE; there are 2 possibles for CLARK. His WW1 Service Record clearly states CLARK. His next-of-kin is brother Arthur...

    Started by fullscott‎, 20-11-2015 11:01 PM
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  16. Michael Swinburne & Ann Fletcher of Pickering

    I would love to hear from anyone who is researching Michael Swinburne (sometimes recorded as Swinburn), who was born at Darlington in 1812, married Ann Fletcher and then met a bizarre end at Pickering in 1848. I have managed to get back a couple more generations to his father and grandfather. His...

    Started by JackieC‎, 09-03-2015 12:20 PM
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  17. Greenhow and Wright in Yorkshire

    Hi everyone, I am hoping to fill some gaps here. I am looking for the following surnames of my family tree. Greenhow, Matthews, Wright, Baker Wright - my great grandparents Fredrick & Annie (née not sure ) Wright they were born & married some time befor late 19th century in England. They had...

    Started by LadyPeach‎, 02-11-2015 1:46 PM
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  18. John Henry Hunt

    John Henry HUNT was born 6 May 1871 in Middlesbrough. His parents were John and Emma and siblings were Harriat, George William, Eliza, Sophia Ellen and Emma Ada. 1881 census has the family at 28 Theodore, Linthorpe. 1891 census has him living with his brother's family at 4 Cemetery Road,...

    Started by elainevz‎, 06-11-2015 11:05 AM
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  19. Post South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire Borders

    I am seeking information about a Matthew Tranfield who married at Scrooby (Bawtry) Nottinghamshire in 1751. The Scrooby parish register records him as Matthew Stratfield and the baptism of his children in the correct name of Tranfield. In 1803 his grand-daughter, Sarah, daughter of William and Ann...

    Started by sparklingsilver‎, 11-03-2015 6:03 PM
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    Does anyone know of the above couple or have them in their family tree. They met early around 1901 and have five children, Gwendoline May Burns, Olive May Burns, Eva Burns, Vera and Mary Burns. May died in 1921 age 38 and was living with William in Ashburton Road, Blackpool at the time. May was...

    Started by ellandrew‎, 15-05-2011 6:24 PM
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