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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. 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 3:47 AM
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  2. 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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  3. 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 9:52 PM
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  4. 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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  5. 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 10:40 AM
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  6. 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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  7. 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 6:22 PM
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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