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I would like to submit details of the Webster family that I am
researching in the hope that someone may be doing research on the same
The names come from an old family bible that was in my late father's
possession and I am trying to work out where they fit in our family.
The names are as follows
Francis Webster b. circa 1747 married 30 May 1773 in Edwinstowe,
Nottingham, Elizabeth (Betty) Breedon Hoggard b.3.2.1751
Edwinstowe, Nottingham died circa 1820.
Children of the marriage
1. William Webster born 23.4.1774 died 17.5.1830
2. Sarah Webster born 8.9.1775 died 25.6.1835
3. Ann Webster born 16.3.177 died 10.3.1790
4. Joseph Webster born 25.2.1779 died 1832
5. James Webster born 23.1.1781 died 6.7.1810
6. John Webster born 16.3.1783 died 27.12.1834
7. Miles Webster born 8.3.1785 died 1854
8. Samuel Webster born 29.8.1787 died 30.11.1856
9. Lucy Webster born 13.12.1789 died (not noted)
10. Philip Webster born 26.7.1792 died (not noted)
11. Francis Webster born 21.11.1794 died 21.11.1794
Any help would be received with great appreciation.
Jan Chalmers (nee Mault)
I am afraid I didn't find out much, as I am LNER inclined, here is what I
the grouping of the companies including the G.N. took place in 1-1-1923, &
by the centenary of 1925 the LNER was already 2 years old.
All GNR wheel types 4-2-2, 2-2-2, & 0-4-2, had disappeared before the
grouping, in fact, Flying Scotsman, built April 1922, while still G.N. took
the vacant "A" class that the Stirling Singles held.
Locomotive Engineers of the G.N.R.
1850 - 1866 Archibald Sturrock
1866 - 1895 Patrick Stirling
1895 - 1911 Henry Alfred Ivatt
1911 - 1922 Herbert Nigel Gresley
of course Gresley carried on as the Locomotive Engineer of the LNER until
>From June 1900, classes were as follows :
A = 4-2-2, B = 2-2-2, C = 4-4-2, D = 4-4-0, E = 2-4-0, F = 0-4-4,
H = 2-4-0, G = 0-4-2, H = 2-6-0, J = 0-6-0,
Renumbering of G.N. locos, all GN No.'s increased by 3,000, when
incorporated into the LNER.
That's about all I could find.
Try searching the web for GNR uk, or go to admin(a)onelist.com to become a
member of the LNER mailing list, there are a lot of clues to be had there.
sorry I couldn't help much
I'm a newcomer to the list and have been searching for the birthplace of my
HENSON ancestors. My GGGrandfather was Alfred Henry HENSON who married a
Harriet KIPPEN -when and where I don't know. Their son, Alfred George
HENSON was married in Edinburgh in 1861 aged 30 at which time his father was
deceased. A search for his parents' marriage in Scotland was fruitless so I
went back to my search in England. Noticing that many HENSONs were from
Nottingham on the IGI , I decided to try here. My grandfather Henry was born
in South Shields, Co. Durham ( as my father and I were) in 1881 but
unfortunately they were not on the census for that year. No one in the
family knows the HENSON background either.
Anyone searching this name or has any suggestions or info. I would
appreciate any help.
Dorothy now living on Vancouver Island
As a new subscriber to the list I've been watching with interest for a couple of weeks, now its time to ask for some assistance.
I'm researching the JOHNSON'S from Cuckney, North Notts and Creswell,North Derbyshire from 1800 to 1900.
I would particularly like to know the whereabouts in 1851 of Hannah JOHNSON born Creswell, baptised in Elmton 7th March 1822,
she was at home with her parents in 1841, in 1861 she was newly married and living with her husband William RICHARDSON in Elmton, she stayed there until her death in 1891. I have searched the 1851 census but so far failed to find her, if anyone has any information I would be pleased to know. Maybe she was working somewhere as a house servant.
I believe there is an LDS Family History Centre in Nottingham, which is not
too far from you. Pay them a visit and order the Parish Records (probably
on microfilm) for Ramsey, Hunts, covering the required years. It will cost
you about £2.70 to hire a film for a month.
I suggest you phone the LDS first as these centres are staffed by
volunteers and you will need to know in advance when they are open. (LDS =
Latter Day Saints, the Mormons.)
Could SKS inform me how to trace the parents of William
Godfrey, born Ramsey Huntingdon 1818,he was married to Edith ? abt
1835.and still living there in 1881. His son Charles Godfrey born 1848
married Harriet Boon 28 Aug 1868 in Ramsey and later settled in Radford
Nottingham. Harriet Boon's family also settled in Nottingham, living
next door to Charles,7, knights place Radford.
does anyone have access to the PR of Hayton. I am looking for the birth/baptism of George STANSER or STANCER or maybe STANCHER. this should be around 1775/6. any news of any STANCERs would be welcome.
thanks in advance
Hello fellow searchers
I just thought that it was time I posted my research areas again as it has
been some time since I did so. Any help would be gratefully received.
SMITH - South Derbyshire, Burton-on-Trent, Staffs. Oxfordshire
GEE - Nottinghamshire, Burton-on-Trent
GUILDFORD, GUILFORD - Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire
Hi Ian, I noticed your interest in the HOLLAND family. In our MARTIN
Nottingham family file we have a death notice on a John HOLLAND, died April
27,1880, aged 42. To you by any chance have a record of the foregoing ? We
are still searching for the connection with the MARTIN famiy ? Regards Herb
and Mary(REVILL)SCHWARZ <schwarzs(a)ebtech.net>
From: Ian <ozbat(a)picknowl.com.au>
To: NOTTSGEN-L(a)rootsweb.com <NOTTSGEN-L(a)rootsweb.com>
Date: Monday, November 29, 1999 1:57 AM
Subject: [NTT] Occupations Priest & Judge
>Hi fellow listers
>Have just found out that the family (ALLSEBROOK), most likely late 1800's
>had a priest and a judge in the family.
>These two professions would have no doubt required training applicable to
> Would anyone have any suggestions on how I could research these two
>searching ALLSEBROOK/AULSEBROOK, RINGROSE,HOLLAND,OUTRAM
>==== NOTTSGEN Mailing List ====
>Notts Family History Society: http://www.nottsfhs.org.uk
I was interested to see your query about the LEAKE family as I have been
researching the same name for some years. However my husband's ancestors
came from Barrow on Soar in Leicestershire and did not move to Nottingham
until the late 19th. century.
Please make contact if you think I can help further. Jane LEAKE.
From: NOTTSGEN-D-request(a)rootsweb.com <NOTTSGEN-D-request(a)rootsweb.com>
To: NOTTSGEN-D(a)rootsweb.com <NOTTSGEN-D(a)rootsweb.com>
Date: Monday, November 29, 1999 05:49
Subject: NOTTSGEN-D Digest V99 #473
----- Original Message -----
Does anyine have any information on William Epperson/Epperstone born Headon
parish 1600's father of John Epperson, SR.? Anything would ba a help
Richard (and the list)
I have been picking up Watson's in Basford for a long time. I also have
a number of marriage certificates for William Watson's about 1846-51.
For the two entries you gave I have:
25th August - William Watson and Elizabeth x Cooke both of this parish -
Witnesses - William Marshall Poole, Ann Scragg
14th August - William, son of William and Elizabeth Life Watson of
William and Elizabeth Life Watson have lots of children.
E-mail me privately if you would like some or all of my Watsons. You may
be able to help me to find the missing marriage of William Watson and
Camberley, Surrey, UK
Hello I'm from aussie, I'm trying to trace my tree but havent much dates or
L. GAUNT.MOTHER TO D.GAUNT MARRIED THOMAS
HAMBLETON. HAD TO CHILDREN KIETH 9.2.1935. ALAN ? KIETH MARRIED ROSEMARY
APLIN THEY HAD LEYLAND 01.10.1959 JILL 20.07.1960 AILEEN 12.08.1961 DENNISE
19.09.1962. JACKIE 02.08.1963 NIGEL 02 .10 1964 CHERYL 17.09.1065 TINA 08.08
HOW CAN I CARRY ON CAN ANY ONE HELP
THANKS JILL email gadget_watson(a)msn.com.au
Is there anyone at all out there who is researching DUROSE/DEWROSE in
Notts in 1800 to 1890ish?
They were lacemakers, originated in Uttoxeter in Staffs.
If you have nayone, even it isn't a direct line, please contact me, I am
getting very lonely, hardly anyone anywhere is researching this name,
and it is one of my main lines,
Would anyone be aware of a FITZWALTER, ca 1730 Nottingham Wood carver?
Nottingham City Museums has an example of work by this man given in 1922
by a local collector. The collector dated the work to 1739.
Pamela Wood, Keeper of Decorative Arts states: "According to the
accession register, the carving was bought from Middlebrook, carver,
Parliament Street 1890. It was given to the Museum in 1922.
The object is a wooden panel, carved with a design of a vase with
figures, cherubs and scrolls within a gadrooned border. It has been
dated to c.1739. The panel measures 10"high and 21"wide.
The local studies directories refer to a Thomas (Hounds Gate) and a
Francis (Bridlesmith Gate) Fitzwalter in the 1820s -carvers and gilders.
There is also a reference to a Joseph Fitzwalter as a carver and gilder
in 1795. Joseph would seem to be a bit late for our piece, if the date
Other than this information from the directories Local Studies do not
have any other references to the Fitzwalter family."
Please let me know if you can shed any light on the Fitzwalter family
and/or the woodcarving trade.
Ron is too modest - it was a team effort. He also sent me a number of
photographs of Nottingham from circa 1900. These too are available from
the Nottingham page from the link below. If there is any interest in the
photo's I will put up the zip file which has them all in. Alternatively
they can all be viewed and saved individually from the page.
If anyone else has 'stuff' of interest to the list, I am only too happy to
collate it where everyone can get at it.
----- Original Message -----
From: Ron Hawthorne <ronhawth(a)melbpc.org.au>
Sent: Monday, November 29, 1999 4:43 PM
Subject: [NTT] 1950's notts maps now on web page
> G'day fellow listers,
> Thanks to the kind generosity of a fellow lister, Ivan Sanders of Sydney
Australia, all the 1950's Nottingham Maps are now on his web page.
> Without his help, I couldn't have coped with all the requests.
> The maps are available at http://www.alphalink.com.au/~isanders
> It's a interesting Web Page so log on & enjoy.
> Ron from sunny Australia
> ==== NOTTSGEN Mailing List ====
> Nottinghamshire Look-up Exchange page can now be found at:
Hi fellow listers
Have just found out that the family (ALLSEBROOK), most likely late 1800's
had a priest and a judge in the family.
These two professions would have no doubt required training applicable to
Would anyone have any suggestions on how I could research these two
searching ALLSEBROOK/AULSEBROOK, RINGROSE,HOLLAND,OUTRAM
I have a marraige and a birth of my ancestors in Southwell Notts; to obtain
these certificates would I send to Southwell R.O. or Nottingham R.O.?if it
is Southwell, could someone send me the address please, I have the Nottm;
address but have no Idea of the Southwell one.
Thank you in advance.
G'day fellow listers,
Thanks to the kind generosity of a fellow lister, Ivan Sanders of Sydney Australia, all the 1950's Nottingham Maps are now on his web page.
Without his help, I couldn't have coped with all the requests.
The maps are available at http://www.alphalink.com.au/~isanders
It's a interesting Web Page so log on & enjoy.
Ron from sunny Australia