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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 3:56 AM
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  1. CLAYSON or FISHER? Henry, b c1895 Belper WW1

    Another one for the Brit-Gen experts! Filed as CLAYSON in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Henry CLAYSON joined the Notts & Derbyshires on 4 September 1914, declared age 19y. Served as Pte 2409. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Home address: New Road, Belper. "Step-mother" Ann FISHER (New...

    Started by fullscott‎, 02-07-2018 8:25 AM
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  2. 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 1:10 AM
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  3. Derbyshire Parish Records

    For those with access to Ancestry via subscription, or at their public library, be aware that they have just added original images of parish registers for Derbyshire.

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 30-09-2017 9:32 AM
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  4. Emmanuel Parish Church, Swadlincote

    I notice records for the above church do not go beyond 1904. My 2xg.grandmother's 2nd husband Joseph Bourne was buried there 17 January 1889. Although I am pretty certain my 2xg.grandmother Frances Bourne was buried old Methodist Section, Woodville Cemetery (no records available/released) abt....

    Started by LizzieB‎, 03-08-2017 9:06 AM
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  5. Clarice Caroline BOSWELL (nee COOPER)

    My Aunt, Clarice Caroline BOSWELL (nee COOPER) died in Derby city on 15 May 1979. Her husband Edgar BOSWELL died many years before, I believe. I do not know where Aunty Clarice was buried -can anyone in Derby advise me which cemetery, Clarice is in please? I met Aunty Clarice briefly in 1974,...

    Started by David Little‎, 30-06-2017 9:46 AM
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  6. Dennis family of Measham

    Trying to tidy up a few loose ends.....Measham death/burial for the following four..... John Dennis b. 1746 Measham, last child was b. 1789 Measham so died after 1788.......Spouse Sarah Dennis after 1789.......Henry Dennis after 1756 and his spouse Sarah Dennis after 1757. Always very...

    Started by LizzieB‎, 15-06-2017 10:33 AM
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  7. Question Loversuch

    I have a Robert Loversuch who is said to be born in Derby. Robert went out to India 1784, in 1806 he was in Capt. Manderville's Coy. 2nd Batt. European Artillery. His Daughter Ann was born in 1789 in India her mother is Ann? Can anyone help more in finding out about Robert his Parents & where &...

    Started by lostfamilies‎, 17-11-2004 2:17 PM
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  8. Charles Astle and Sarah Simpkin

    Hello, my ancestors Charles Astle and Sarah Simpkin married in 1832 Wilne Derbyshire. They moved to New Zealand and I have traced the family after leaving England. I can't seem to find much before 1832. Charles was born, I have as Feb 1809. What about his father? Was his mother Elizabeth?...

    Started by shaste‎, 23-03-2017 2:47 AM
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  9. 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 9:37 PM
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  10. Staniforths of Beighton

    Has anybody got any of them ??? I have a John Staniforth c1791 date from 1841 census ( so always iffy) but is there a poss connection with a John Staniforth baptised 1787 son of Stephen 1749 son of Thomas 1721 .....who I also I have my tree. My Gt gran was Emily Staniforth 1864 daughter or...

    Started by Jacqui in Spain‎, 17-03-2007 8:52 PM
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  11. 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 3:12 AM
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  12. John Baker born 1869 at Egginton

    Does anyone have any information about John Baker born 1869 in Egginton, who married Emily Lownds and lived as pub Landlord in Kniveton, Derbyshire. Mother shown as Emily Baker - no father shown on birth certificate - but a Charles Baker (Father) shown on wedding certificate. John Baker brought...

    Started by Antonybaker‎, 04-03-2009 9:40 AM
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  13. 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 5:57 AM
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  14. COX - burials at Ockbrook, Derbyshire

    I have found the grave of my great grandfather, Thomas Cox (B. 1832, Died December 26, 1904) at Ockbrook Church, Derbyshire. His wife, Caroline (B. 1840) is also there - but I do not klnow when she died. She is in the Census for 1901 and after that I have no trace. Also, there is a carving on the...

    Started by CoxfamilyRC‎, 09-03-2011 5:22 PM
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  15. 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 9:04 PM
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  16. 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 4:55 AM
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  17. 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 1:22 PM
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  18. 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 5:21 PM
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  19. 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 6:55 PM
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  20. 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 4:00 PM
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