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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Derbyshire Resources

    Various Directories covering Glossop from 1821 to 1850. Fully searchable and indexed by surname. http://www.gjh.me.uk/resource.htm Pigot's Commercial Directory of Derbyshire 1835 http://web.archive.org/web/20100826160323/http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/DBY/Pigot1835/index.html Melbourne,...

    Started by christanel‎, 25-06-2015 4:56 AM
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  1. Smile 1851 Chesterfield Look-up please: STEEL

    I have just found out that one of my 3 x G Grandparent's children - Elliss Steel - appears on the 1851 Census, Chesterfield Reg. District. age 8, born abt 1843 in Handley. He is shown as nephew. I already have his mother(widowed) and siblings for 1851, and I know that Ellis/Elliss died in 1853,...

    Started by MargaretW‎, 23-04-2013 11:46 AM
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  2. BINGHAM - lookup please

    Hi all, Could someone do a lookup for me please? My 2xGt-GF was one George Bingham, from Norton, Derbyshire, born about 1811. He married a Susanna Gillmer (b. about 1818, from Sussex) and they ended up in South Africa where they both died in Harrismith, 1867 and 1889 respectively. Their son, John...

    Started by kevb‎, 03-11-2011 12:52 PM
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  3. Come in number 9, your time is up!

    Santa brought me a CD of the Ashover Parish Registers - what a nice man he is! Unfortunately, I can't find the marriage of John Margerison and Hannah Hoyland on 28 June 1836. I got this information from "Pallot's Marriage Index" and "Derby All Saints' Marriages 1813-1837" (both on Ancestry). ...

    Started by fullscott‎, 26-12-2012 3:53 PM
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  4. Help Understanding a Birth Certificate

    Good Afternoon I have a copy birth certificate from 1857 it is from registration District Derby Sub District Saint Peter Derby, in the column for when and where born it gives the date sixth March 1857 Ct 2 Abbey Road. then the father name, sex of child etc in the signature, description...

    Started by Pauline Andrews‎, 03-11-2012 2:34 PM
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  5. Question Searching for Elliot/Hallum families

    I have a John ELLIOT (?miner) chr 5 July 1752 and married to Elizabeth HALLAM/UM on 11 May 1775 in Wirksworth (she was chr. 18 Mar 1747 in Wirksworth). Would love - any death/burial dates or records - are there any more details on marriage record (witnesses...?) ...

    Started by Taiwan‎, 25-10-2012 4:42 AM
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  6. General advice about addresses wanted please.

    Hi, I'm trying to locate various ancestors who lived in both Coton in the Elms and in nearby Lullington, however on all the census the address given is either Church Street, or just "in the village". I would like to try to find out the actual houses they lived in. Can anyone suggest ways to find...

    Started by Spugalugs‎, 29-08-2012 9:24 AM
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  7. Derbyshire Jury List 1633 - on Ancestry

    This list has been misfiled by Ancestry. It is tucked at the end of the 1734 "Poll Books & Electoral Registers 1538-1893 collection". It can be found on images 787 to 801. Helpfully it has also been mistranscribed regarding names. The first names & surnames are transposed when doing a search!...

    Started by Mitch in Notts‎, 15-06-2012 8:16 PM
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  8. Distance....

    Does anyone know what the distance is between Bonsall and Stanley in Derbyshire? Thanks, Lynn

    Started by L Murphy‎, 01-06-2012 5:11 PM
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  9. BLOOD Chesterfield, Bolsover, Derbyshire

    I am looking for my mum's family - her name is Joyce May Blood, born 1923 in Chesterfield, her father was Elijah her mother was Florence (Rodgers). They divorced when my mum was about 9 and her mother moved south with Curly Shawcroft (to the Kent coalfield). She doesn't know what happened to her...

    Started by heatherraine‎, 08-05-2012 9:43 PM
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  10. Bantons of Ticknall

    Could anyone please help. I have a John Banton born in 1682 in Ticknall. He married (I think) Mary Siddon in 1706. They had 2 children Mary and John around 1707. Now this is what I'm really not sure of. John married Martha Clarke in 1730 in Ticknall. Now I've seen on one web-site that John...

    Started by DaveLoy‎, 05-03-2012 8:55 PM
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  11. Help to find my father

    I am trying to find information with regard to my fathers' burial or cremation site and wondered if anyone could help please. His name was John (Jack) Robert Phillips. Lived in Nether Heage. I believe he was a manager at Brettles hosiery factory in Belper prior to his death, and believe he...

    Started by Pritkar1‎, 05-03-2012 1:17 PM
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  12. Killamarsh, Derbyshire

    See Killamarsh.org. looking for stories and photographs, etc relating to this village, it's people over the centuries. Connections to historical events, places, people, etc. Examples that have a Killamarsh connection Battle of Waterloo, Boer War, Titanic, Victoria Cross, WW1 and WW2, U.S. Army,...

    Started by Nigel‎, 04-02-2012 5:41 PM
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  13. James COLEMOSS born 1806-1810 Heanor

    This man was my great-great grandfather. I'm not sure how to go about finding out anything about him. Any ideas? I'm 62, NZ born - James went to NZ on the SirJohnSeymour 1847 as a soldier (fencibles) along with his wife Mary (nee Moorfoot) and children. Look forward to any help,...

    Started by Pol Dubh‎, 28-05-2009 11:40 AM
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  14. Angry Eliza and William Farmer burials

    Eliza Farmer died 1922, aged 85, Ashby de la Z and was living Woodville, 1901 and 1911 census. Spouse William Farmer died 1902, aged 65, Ashby de la Z, living Woodville 1891 and 1901. These two may have been Wesleyan, a lot of mine seem to be, and are causing me grief. I have looked for their...

    Started by LizzieB‎, 18-12-2011 11:05 AM
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  15. GUY family, Chesterfield

    Thomas and Ann Maria Guy moved from Madeley in Shropshire to Chesterfield after 1907 and before the 1911 census. The children were: William b c1888 Shropshire, Beatrice b 1889 Shropshire, Thomas b c1892 Shropshire, Emma b c1894 Shropshire, John b c1895 Shropshire, James b c1896 Shropshire, Sarah...

    Started by Gensleuth‎, 26-07-2010 7:24 AM
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  16. Oakes Family

    Hi, im new so i apologise now if im asking stupid questions. Im looking into the Oakes Family. They appear to of originated in Derby then moved to Riddings near Alfreton, They had their own buisness called James Oakes & Co and were very big in mining and ironworks, i have found lots of information...

    Started by samantha76‎, 28-04-2006 10:37 PM
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  17. Jarvis Family from Derbyshire and Nottingham.

    Looking for information on William Henry Jarvis born Derbyshire/Nottingham son of John William Jarvis and Elizabeth Annie Ellis. Other children of John and Elizabeth were:-Mabel, Ivy, Francis Harold, Joseph Oswald, Winnifred, John William and Bernard Percival. Family lived in Chellaston...

    Started by Yvonne Lay‎, 23-09-2011 6:18 AM
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  18. A Sword, a Family Crest, a 300 year mystery

    While tracing the history of my ancestors John Hopkinson and Ellen Oldham, I came across an intriguing reference to a sword and a family crest. This reference was in a letter written in 1959 from New Zealand in which the writer, Alice, a granddaughter of the above gave a lot of very interesting...

    Started by Auntyjan‎, 20-09-2011 5:55 PM
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  19. Derby Parishes

    Hi, I am trying to find a parish near to Derby in 1837. The writing is a bit unclear so I think it maybe Brickstone but haven't been able to find it via google. The letters between the B_ _ _ kstone are the unclear ones. Thank you Karen

    Started by Dizzy600‎, 08-09-2011 1:12 PM
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  20. Talking Bridgett

    Hello, I'm researching my surname Bridgett. I believe they were miners that moved up to Co. Durham from Derbyshire. The 1851 census records say they were from 'Somercotes' Derbyshire, other records say Alfreton, or Church Gresley. It's still early days, and I don't know the area at all so, would...

    Started by Lynn Bridgett‎, 26-01-2009 3:47 PM
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    04-08-2011, 2:39 PM Go to last post

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