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Canal building around Heanor, Derbyshire.
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 7 months ago
James Brindley, the Derbyshire born canal builder, constructed the first canal in the county in 1777: a branch of the Grand Trunk, later called the Trent and Mersey. The canal ran from the navigable River Trent at Shardlow to Liverpool. Two years...
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Heanor Market
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 7 months ago
Heanor today is a medium sized market town, located in the East Midlands. Situated in Derbyshire, almost midway between Derby and Nottingham, it has good access to both centres for shopping and night-life. The focal point of any market town is,...
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Shipley Hall, Heanor
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 7 months ago
There had been a hall at Shipley since at least the 13th century. It is known that Sir Edward Leche, the Lord of the Manor, built a hall there in 1630's, a tall gabled house. In 1713 the Hall was passed to Sir Edward's granddaughter, Hester...
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Mount Zion Independent Chapel at Marlpool, Heanor
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 7 months ago
Langley is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, 700 years before Langley Mill existed! Other local places in the Domesday Book were Heanor, Codnor, and "Smithycotes." At the end of the 18th century, non-conformist groups were already meeting...
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Aldercar Hall, Heanor
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 7 months ago
Aldercar is an old area of what is now a joint parish with Langley Mill. The grandest building in Aldercar (and Langley Mill too, for that matter) was Aldercar Hall. By the mid 1800's the Hall, originally built in 1668, was occupied by the...
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History of Smalley Derbyshire, Bonnie Prince Charlie 1745
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 7 months ago
Few people would readily associate the village of Smalley, situated about two miles west of Heanor, with Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745 - but there is a clear link. During the winter of 1745, Charles Edward Stuart, the...
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Interested to know about the genealogy of the dela torre's
by herby 8 years, 7 months ago
i am herby dela torre, 25 yrs old and i am interested to know the genalogy of the dela torre families around the world. please provide information to: herby@uymail.com or you can contact me thru mobile number: +639063708611 thank you so much!
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Looking for John Mehaffey (Mahaffey?) and Margaret Clugston of Durmallagh, Aghaderg, Down, Ireland
by jqvalle 8 years, 7 months ago
John Mehaffey was possibly born in Ireland in 1785 and possibly died in N. Carolina in 8/1873. His wife may have been Margaret Clugston (? died in 1867 in Ireland). They had three daughters, Margaretta (born 1/26/1840), Sarah Anne (born...
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Looking for the birth record of my great-grandmother Kilcreas
by missy1253 8 years, 7 months ago
I'm looking for any information on the birth of my great grandmother,Her name was Molly Kilcreas. She was born to Josh Kilcreas on Jan.20,1876 and on her birth certificate it listed Galveston, Texas as where she was born. No mother listed. Mr....
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Surname Mastroeni f/ Scily
by Mgasm95 8 years, 7 months ago
My grandfather's name is Dominick Mastroeni from Santa Lucia, Sicily. He came over to the states in the 60's with my mother and grandmother. Since my mother grew up here, she never got the chance to meet any of my grandfathers family. We don't...
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Stanton Harcourt St Michael Parish Registers; Wickson
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 7 months ago
Stanton Harcourt St Michael Parish Baptisms, Wickson (Wixon) transcribed by K. V. Elphinstone, copied and cheched by Colin Harris, Oxfordshire county Archivist 1961. 1813 14 November, George Wickson, s. John and Charlotte, lab of Sutton....
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Bobb/Bubb/Bupp
by sidbobb 8 years, 7 months ago
Moses Bobb listed in the 1840 Union County PA census with wife Rebecka Breininger Bobb and one female child under 5 years of age. Moses is my gggrandfather. Moses is listed in the 1850 Union County PA census with wife Rebecka Breininger Bobb....
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BETANCOURTS HELLO
by PLAYFUL ONE 8 years, 7 months ago
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Two Churches with the same name, Hinksey
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 7 months ago
Let me explain about the two sets of records for the church of St Lawrence in Hinksey, there are two Churchs dedicated to St Lawrences, Why anybody would dedicate two churches less then a mile apart with the same name is beyond common sense. It...
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Buchanan, McNab
by patchieusa 8 years, 7 months ago
My father Edward James Buchanan, his Father is Clinton Buchanan and Mother was Ruth McNab Buchanan. Grandmother was Margaret remarried to Charles Rolfe. they all lived in Binghamton NY in the 40's on. I think the Buchanan 's came from...
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Looking for BUNN Family from the u.k.
by JHRB 8 years, 7 months ago
THE BUNN FAMILY.GREAT GRANDFATHER WAS BORN IN NORFOLK ENGLAND. HE MARRIED IN NORFOLK HIS WIFE HAD 2 CHILDRE IN NORFOLK.THE FAMILY MOVED TO BUNGAY IN SUFFOLK WERE HIS WIFE GAVE BIRTH TO TWO MORE CHILDREN BUT DIED GIVING BIRTH TO MY GRANDFATHER....
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North Hinksey St Lawrence Parish regeisters, Launchbury BMD 1790-1899
by Dave Calladine 8 years, 7 months ago
North Hinksey St Lawrence Parish Baptisms, N Hinksey registers transcribed by Colin Harris 1900. 1806 27 Dec, James Lansbury, son of Thomas and Mary. Brought to church Jan 18 (format appears in several entries of the registers over three...
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LOOKING FOR SOLOMON DURHAM
by MARYC 8 years, 7 months ago
SOLOMON WAS BORN AROUND 1849 MARRIED TO ELIZABETH ELLEN NORRIS. HE SUPPOSEDLY DIED AT SEA SERVING WITH THE MERCHANT NAVY AROUND THE LATE 1880'S OR 1890'S. CANNOT TRACE ANY RECORD OF HIS DEATH.
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Wildsmith - Montour or Northumberland Counties - PA
by srsryan 8 years, 7 months ago
Looking for the parents of John Wildsmith. John who died approximately 1930-1940. John married Maude Roat - both buried in Kase Cemetery Riverside PA Looking for the parents of Dr Thomas Wildsmith - 12/23/1863 - 5/9/1920 buried in Kase...
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Ryan Family in Montour or Northunberland Counties
by srsryan 8 years, 7 months ago
Looking for the father of Calvin Christian Ryan - 1892-1965 Catherine Ryan Brown - 1895-1957 (last address Newark NJ - sister of Calvin) Lucinda "Jane" Ryan - 1869-1948 (mother of Calvin) All buried in the Kase Cemetery Riverside, PA...
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