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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. Confused With My Abell Line

    I have Robert Abell birth date unknown and died in 1588. Spouse unknown. He shows as my 11th great grandfather. He had one son George Abell 1561–1630 that showed up as my 10th great grandfather. George married Frances Cotton 1573–1630. When I added Frances it showed as the wife of my 10th...

    Started by SandraL‎, 11-10-2016 10:04 PM
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  2. Smile Can't find Alice Smith birth registration

    I'm trying to find a birth registration for my great grandmother Alice Smith 1853 - 1896. On two Census forms she gave Ashbourne, Derbyshire as her birthplace but I haven't been able to find it. Any help would be much appreciated. Lisbet

    Started by Lisbet 35‎, 09-10-2016 6:57 AM
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  3. Hollands and Beardsleys of Ockbrook

    My ggg grandfather Isaac Beardsley was married to Mary Dowman and lived in Ockbrook, Derbyshire as publican of the White Swan Inn in 1830s to 1860s. Isaac's son Edward named two of his children John Holland and Holland Edward yet none of the female family members were Hollands. Isaac, Mary and...

    Started by Chris-history‎, 08-10-2016 4:12 AM
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  4. Beardsley family of Ilkeston - brick wall

    Hello everyone This is my first post. My ggg grandfather Isaac Beardsley was born between 1792 and 1796 in Kirk Hallam or Ilkeston, Derbyshire (according to the censuses) but I can't find his exact birth details. He was a framesmith. He married Mary Dowman in 1824 and moved to Ockbrook where he...

    Started by Chris-history‎, 21-08-2016 5:55 AM
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  5. William Cundy b Calver, Derbyshire

    I am new to this forum. I have encountered a possible brickwall. In the 1851 census I have William Cundy, a blacksmith, then living in Manchester, who was born about 1796 in Calver Derbyshire. I have other Cundy's born and living near Ashover, but Calver is not the same as Ashover. Can anyone help...

    Started by Tony Hammond‎, 07-08-2016 2:22 PM
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  6. Cath Halladay, died Castle Donington Dec 1925

    Catherine Halladay Died Dec 1925 in Castle Donington. I am trying to find an obituary. Regards

    Started by mlrsuperstar1‎, 02-04-2016 6:21 PM
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  7. castle gresley & church gresley

    im lookin for any info any one as on sarah weaver born 1788 stapenhill derbyshire. died 1862. she married joseph foster which i have loads of info on the foster side of the family . but im lookin for info on sarah's parents ? can any one help . also im lookin for the parents of albion...

    Started by VIKKIBIZZ87‎, 12-03-2016 7:55 PM
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  8. Post FOSTER Castle Gresley

    Hi All, looking for any info relating to Alvin Foster b cir 1819 Castle Gresley, Sth Derbyshire. In particular parents names etc, many thanks. Regards Dodger |help|

    Started by Dodger007‎, 07-06-2008 5:00 PM
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  9. Derbyshire records and wills

    Just a general query. Where would I go for Derbyshire records? Would Derbyshire wills be held at Litchfield or elsewhere?

    Started by Zen Rabbit‎, 15-12-2012 10:08 AM
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  10. Question Railway accidents where would..

    Hi Does anyone have any idea of where I may be able to obtain information re an accident on the railway, but not to a railway worker? I am searching for information re my gt grandfather George Nelson Grant. Sometime in 1867 he was involved in an accident (actually 2) serious enough for him to be...

    Started by Maud Jarvis‎, 10-10-2005 1:15 PM
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  11. Cool Derbyshire Photographers & Photographic Studios

    Following the interesting discussion at this evening's Derbyshire VGT about dating family photos, I would like to invite all forum members to visit my web site. The site contains: - an index to almost 300 photographers and studios, together with addresses and known dates of operation - several...

    Started by Brett‎, 31-12-2004 2:10 AM
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  12. Derbyshire - are there really any active serious researchers?

    Hi Friends I check 'new postings' at least once daily and note a lack of Derbyshire postings, (excluding Brett), whereas I note a general interest in many other counties and other topics. Likewise for the county of Nottinghamshire. Hence my question in the subject heading: "Derbyshire -...

    Started by Jack Richards‎, 07-11-2005 2:45 AM
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  13. Wyatt and Bunclarke Family

    I am seeking some help in finding information regarding my ancestor George Wyatt. George married a Mary Bunclarke in 1813 in Ashburton Devon (I have the marriage banns) and had three children (possibly more?) Harriet, James and Charles. I have so far been unsuccessful in finding George's...

    Started by nicolet‎, 29-11-2015 8:01 AM
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  14. Haslam/Smith

    I am trying to trace the descendants of Tom Thomas Smith (b.1861), and Ada Ruth Haslam (b.1867). Particularly wanting to know of a marriage and children of Edith M Haslam/Smith. Possibly a daughter, Bessie, who subsequently went to Ontario, Canada. Any information and assistance with my...

    Started by sharples44‎, 15-05-2015 5:37 AM
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  15. The Young's of Foolow

    |wave|I am looking for the marriage or the death of Ann Young, daughter to William and Martha. She was born on 8/10/1807 and was baptized on 6/11/1807 in Eyam but I am unable to find any information about her subsequently. I have been given information about a marriage of an Ann Young to an Edmund...

    Started by Margarets60‎, 30-03-2009 1:49 PM
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  16. Martha COOPE possibly from Ault Hucknall

    I have found a marriage between Martha Coope and James Stringfellow which took place October 25th 1735 in Ault Hucknall. James was from Chesterfield. I have seen several other marriages mentioning the name COOPE and variants in Ault Hucknall but I can't seem to find a baptism for Martha Coope...

    Started by MaureenMonty‎, 24-07-2015 9:06 PM
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  17. Margaret Hollis

    Hi, trying to find out any information about Margaret Hollis. Her father was a Leslie Hollis, who in the 1911 Census is shown as an 8 yr old son of Harry Hollis (b.1877) and Ellen (Helen?) Hollis (b.1878) and living at 29 Foljambe Road, Chesterfield. I am particularly anxious to find out: ...

    Started by sharples44‎, 10-06-2015 1:56 AM
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  18. Smile Charlesworth Independent Chapel

    Does anyone know if a list of Memorial Inscriptions exists for the Charlesworth Independent Chapel, once known as St. Mary's and Top Chapel? (Yes I looked on Parish Chest) Also, can someone with local knowledge tell me whether this is the current Charlesworth Baptist Church? The photos of the...

    Started by JillianR‎, 11-06-2010 2:56 AM
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  19. Stevens/Hilton

    In connection with my own family tree, I am trying to find information about the following names, which have either a Chesterfield or Birmingham connection". Agnes Hollis (b. 1897) married a Charles John Stevens who I understand came from Birmingham. It is Charles who I am principally trying to...

    Started by sharples44‎, 16-05-2015 4:37 AM
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  20. Land records for Darley area

    I am looking for land records for the area of Darley Dale, Northwood, Cross Green in Derbyshire. My great great grandfather, George Adams, left for Brampton, Ontario, Canada from there in the 1850's. He was a stone mason. Many of his children (with Mary White) were born in Cross Green. Their...

    Started by BethAdams‎, 30-03-2015 2:29 AM
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