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  1. Coulthard

    COULTHARD In a nutshell my cousin, aged 74 has just started on this trip. He has Parkinson's disease and I am trying to help him. I have given him all the info I had on his mothers (sister of my mother) side. Now the search is on for his fathers. So.I am trying to find the parents of William...

    Started by Keith Daniells‎, 15-06-2017 3:28 AM
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  2. Baxter family

    I am searching for anyone who has the name Baxter in their tree, dates from 1800. Regards Maeve

    Started by Maeve‎, 18-03-2007 6:42 PM
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  3. Red face PARNABY connections, anyone????

    Is there ANYONE out here who is researching the PARNABY families in Durham? It's not one of the most "common" names, though they were fairly active in producing new Parnabys in some areas of Durham. Along with a couple of other researchers, I'm attempting to find as many of them as I can, in an...

    Started by PatMac‎, 06-07-2005 8:56 PM
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  4. Jane Ann Duff b 1862

    Jane Ann Duff (born 1862) was the eldest daughter of David Duff and Elizabeth Bell. There is an entry in 1888 of a Jane Ann Duff, aged 27, marrying a James Thornes, aged 38, son of James Thornes. Jane's father is listed as David Duff. The marriage date is 20 May 1888 in Gateshead. I am unable to...

    Started by Katy‎, 22-01-2017 11:02 PM
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  5. Roe Family Shildon County Durham

    Hi to all trying to piece together my Roe family from Shildon have been able to trace the Daykin side which is Paternal to 1701 but stuck on the Roe side every little bit of help would be welcomed. Best Regards Terry

    Started by T_Roe047‎, 12-08-2016 7:50 PM
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  6. William Stephenson 1818-1887

    Hi I am looking for the parents of William Stephenson born 1818 in Durham, England, died 1887 Pelton Fell. He was a miner, married Ann Hunter in 1843, and had the following children: William J, Andrew, Mary Jane, Susannah, Ann, and Hannah. I know Ann's parents were Andrew and Ann but I am...

    Started by krs1212‎, 31-07-2016 4:25 PM
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  7. Red face Sunderland, Durham Baptism Image Needed

    I'm unable to find the baptism of Aaron Wilkinson, baptised 23 September 1810 at Sunderland, son of Moses Wilkinson and Ann Bailey. Ancestry.com only has a transcription and the Bishop's Transcript images for Sunderland are missing the years 1809 and 1810. I'm trying to ascertain the occupation...

    Started by Cary Christopher‎, 24-04-2016 6:28 AM
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  8. North Road Cemetery.....

    I'm trying to find details of a relative who was buried at North Road Cemetery, Darlington, County Durham January 1965. I would like to get any photo of his grave or any inscription etc. or any map of the graveyard site. Can anyone help? Thanks, Lynn

    Started by L Murphy‎, 14-07-2012 2:45 PM
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  9. Elizabeth Siddall

    hi I'm looking for Elizabeth Siddall from South Shields. born around 1870, 2years either side as the writing is hard to read whether she was 23 or 25 when my grandfather was born. Elizabeth migrated to New Zealand but as yet to trace the shipping list for her. any sightings? thanks for your...

    Started by pockets‎, 10-01-2006 1:33 AM
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  10. Post Brown family

    Trying to trace my family on my dads side his father was William brown, mother was Louisa Coulson. my father was Thomas and his brothers were John and Ebenezer Brown. also dad kept saying he had a brother Marty who left home age 18 but cannot find any information on him.He also had a sister...

    Started by Shirleyrose‎, 17-01-2016 1:29 AM
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  11. Race Family in Bishop Auckland, Durham area

    Hello everyone, this is my first time posting so please bear with me. I am from the United States and have run up against a brick wall in attempts to further trace my family. All of my ancestors come from the Bishop Auckland area, most from the St Andrews Parish. This is as far back as I can...

    Started by MRace‎, 28-04-2015 3:20 AM
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  12. Ashcrofts in Lamesley

    I'd be interested in any information about Ashcrofts living in Lamesley at the start of the 20th cent.. Particularly David Ashcroft born 12 Aug 1917 at Plantation Cottage, Low Fell, Lamesley. Maud Ashcroft his mother Mary Jane Ashcroft his grandmother. The 1901 census does not record any...

    Started by Prof‎, 17-06-2008 6:57 AM
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  13. Parish Church Sunderland

    Hello All. I have a copy of a marriage announcement in a Newspaper from 1879, the marriage took place in the 'Parish Church, Sunderland'. I thought this would be a simple google to find out which church that would be, however I am not sure as there seem to be so many churches. Can anyone...

    Started by MrsPoppy‎, 24-10-2015 7:23 PM
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  14. Bateman

    I am trying to find both the births and deaths of George Willam Bateman and Robert Bateman,sons of George and Ethel May Bateman,married in Sunderland 1918.Thankyou.

    Started by P.Harrison‎, 15-10-2015 3:51 PM
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  15. Tracing Downing Family of.Durham Ironfounders

    I am tracing the Downing Family who were Ironfounders in Stockton on Tee in County Durham, England. I have a Nicholas Downing born abt 1805 and christened on the 1st December of 1805. His father was John Downing and mother Mary Todd. His brother was George Downing who was born abt 1791 and died abt...

    Started by jeffreytc3‎, 31-08-2015 7:37 AM
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  16. Post William Gardner Heslop from Gainford

    Hello Does anybody know a William G Heslop from Gainford area, married to Nora?

    Started by plantation22‎, 23-08-2015 7:53 PM
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  17. Thomas Edward Duff

    My great grandfather, Thomas Edward Duff, was born in Gateshead, Durham in 1876 to Elizabeth Bell. He was the youngest child and his "father", David Duff, had died in 1873. He married Mary Ann Thompson. He was killed in action on 16 August 1917 as a private in the Royal Irish Fusiliers. Thomas and...

    Started by Katy‎, 27-06-2015 6:49 PM
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  18. Mould,Mold, Mow(e)

    I would love to hear from anyone else researching this family. (I have traced my branch from Newcastle to Wallsend to Whickham to South Shields (Westoe) to Seaham to Murton Colliery) - all were coal miners., Best wishes, Anne Johnson

    Started by stgiles_noke‎, 25-10-2004 8:39 AM
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  19. Oxberry

    I am trying to find the marriage of Elizabeth Atkinson and Thomas Oxberry.I believe it was around 1920 and could have been in either Durham or Northumberland.Thankyou.

    Started by p. harrison‎, 18-06-2015 3:04 PM
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  20. Post SMITHS

    My grandfather was a SMITH and to cap it all a JOHN SMITH. All I know about him was he was born about 1890 ish and lived at Stockton, Durham, he was a sailor of some sort in the first world war. He married my grandmother Florence Linda May Allison and they had five children, Joyce (My Mum),...

    Started by lynda bolton‎, 22-08-2008 2:47 PM
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