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According to the 1881 census, my ancestor William SEWELL was a 'coal miner'.
Does anyone know of the name of the coal mine(s) in the Eckington immediate
area around 1881?
Thnaks for any assistance,
Kevin P. Dodson, MIIRSM, MaPS, FIoR.
Health & Safety Consultant
"Competence through Expertise"
I have been told that my Grand Father, Bernard Cave. Died of TB, at
the Bagthorpe Hospital on Nottingham Road, Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire.
Approximate date 1925.
I have also been told of a Bernard Cave, born in Nottingham in 1891.
I would appreciate it if sks could advise on these maters.
I would like to hear from all CAVE's.
T I A. Mick.
Re-joining the list after a short break so I am submitting my interests again.
Tomlinson (dont have much info. my gt grandmas 2nd husband)
Hodgson (aunt has lots of info)
The main names I am looking into are the Bradley and the Oldershaw ones.
Happy New Year!
Pam Warburton in a very snowy Leeds
As promised, further "names" from the book.
This time, extracts from an old register. Maybe already publisehed, maybe
1565: 20th Jun Bryan, son of James Brittaine bapt.
28th Nov: Richard Drap and Anne Fyshe marryed
Oct 30 Ye wife of Drap buryed
1566: Jan 27: Richard Drap and Anne Tomson mar.
1573: Nov 22: Henry, sonne of Thomas ffouljambe mar
1591: Sep 22: Symon Sterne and Margery walker maryd
1592: Gervaise, sonne of Wm Barley bapt 30th day of April
1596: Jun 21 Bryann Brittan and Elizabeth Royle mar
1597: Mar 26: Elizabeth, ye base born child of Elizabeth Stones, whose
reputed father is Martin Brighouse bapt
1597: Apl 10: Richard, ye sonne os Simon Sterne, bapt
1603: Feb 3: Edward Whitwoth of Southnormanton and Alice dalian of Ackringe
1603: Mar 31: Anne Newnam buried
Sir John Byron, Knight
Mr Ayscough, high sherife
Mr Gryffthe Markham (son of Thos Markham of Ollerton)
Mr Henry Chaworth Esquior
Mr Gabriel Armstronge
Mr George Chaworth
1604: Aug 15: Thomas ye sonne of Ffrancis Sherston sepult (buried?)
1606: Jan 1: Simon Sterne, Gentleman, sepult
1610: Mar 12: George, sonne of William Esope, barber chirugeon, bapt
1612: Sep 8: Francis, sonne of Mr Robert Pierrepont, bapt
1614: Oct 16: Elizabeth, dau of Brian Brittain, bapt
1615: Dec 17: James Field bapt.
1616: Jan 6: Stillborne childe of William More, one of the 3 twinnes,
Jan 8: Henry, the second twinne, bur.
Jan 9th, Thomas, sonne of ye said William More the butcher, bur.
1616: July 26: Francis Smith, pack saddle maker,, bur.
1617: Oct 18: Katheren Sterne, wydo , late wife unto Mr William Sterne,
1618: Sep 1: Margaret, the wydowe of the Chimney sweep bur.
1629: Sep 16: John Price, vicar and Mrs Isabell Dand mar.
1631: Feb 2: Rowland Dand of Mansfield Woodhouse, gent, and Mrs Margaret
1636: July 8: Henry Heath senr, bur.
1637: Sep 19: Richard Wild and Barbera Hall of Mansfield mar.
1641: Apl 11: Priscilla, dau of John Price, vicar, bapt.
That finishes the 1st register. Next posting will include brief entries
relating to the plague, and a couple of public whippings.
I have come across the following entry in Glovers 1825 Nottingham directory.
Can anyone elaborate on who this Cutts is from their own researches?
Who is his partner - Wilson?
Where was Timber Hill situated?
Wilson and Cutts, Timber Hill, Draper/Mercer/Haberdasher.
Any information at all will be appreciated.
Mavis, in Somerset.
Hello all. I am new to this List and am researching ROSSITER,
ROSSETER, ROSSATER etc.
I have a Marriage between James Rossiter and Catherine Dicks or Dix in
Tuxford Church on 11 Jan 1814
I have never seen the original entry which I believe is at Notts
Archives Is there SKS who is able to confirm the full detail relating
to this marriage. I particularly would like to know where they were
John in Stockport, England
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL. HOPE YOU FIND THAT ANCESTOR THAT YOU ARE LOOKING
Could someone look up the 1861 Census for Harworth and surrounding areas for
a possible Joseph WALKER who had a wife Emma and a daughter Elizabeth, Eliza,
or Lizzy. Elizabeth states in the 1900 census in the US that she came to the
US in 1863, and she was born in 1852. So the 1861 census is the only one
that she would be listed on. She was my g-grandmother, but we don't know if
she had any siblings and for sure fathers first name and mothers last name.
We have it listed as HOLLINGSWORDT, which came from her death certificate, in
Have a great New Year.
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I have Hannah BRECKNOCK christened Nottingham 25 Feb. 1799 dau of Joseph BRECKNOCK and Mary. The records for this christening do not appear on the IGI and I only found them by trawling through masses of data at Nottingham Archives - then forgot to record which church it was!!! If anyone does have a minute I would appreciate this information. Unless you are looking for the name BRECKNOCK on the certificate you will never read it as it is faint and scrawly.
Does anyone have her in their family, or any other children from this couple?
Anne (from Glos)
I'm afraid I can't actually help with your request, but we may have a
connection in that my greatuncle Albert Severn married a Harriet Dutton
daughter of Thomas Dutton (a Twisthand) in 1910. I've been trying to trace
the family afterwards in pursuit of any family photos - Albert was the
eldest son and he may have taken them. I believe they had two children -
Daisy and Lily but that's where my knowledge runs out except that I'm fairly
sure they left Nottingham.
If you have any knowledge of this branch of your family (if it is!) I'd like
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Dutton" <paul(a)duttonbstoke.freeserve.co.uk>
Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2000 11:41 AM
Subject: [NTT] Local paper lookup request - Beeston / Chilwell - 1966.
Listed in "Phillimore's Marriages - Nottingham Churches 1562-1812, a CD
from Rod Neep, I found the following possibles:
FROST, William married Joan LUPTON, St. Peter, 23 Dec. 1634.
FROSTE, William marr. Joyes BARKER, St. Mary 20 April 1612
Also, from Family Tree Maker's genealogy library.com:
PURDY, Frances & Mary, Fairfield, 1644, witness to will of William
Frost 6 Jan. 1645 (Ref: Savage's "Dictionary of the First Settlers of
New England, Sec. IV, chp. 4, vol. 3.) Perhaps the Purdys were related
and might have some data on your Wm.
Hope this helps.
I have a John and Elizabeth Bradley with no dates, they were the parents
of Charlotte Bradley born 23.6.1799 in Aldenham, she married William
Spriggs in Aldenham on 13.2.1820, their daughter Harriet married Henry
Crawley in Watford on 12.7.1846, they had a daughter Elizabeth Hannah
Crawley who married Richard Beeston (my Great Grandfather) in Sheffield
The Family then appeared to move to Worksop and Blyth (were there are
still some Beeston's. One of Richard's six children Margaret Ada (my grand-
mothers) married James Kay from Kettering Northants, they moved to
Carlton-in-Lindrick, then Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire, which is were most
of the families of their eleven children still live (including myself).
For Sue who married a Kay Fella, we have as you can see Kay's in Kettering,
Worksop, Woodsetts and Long Eaton. Where is yours from?
Rita I hope the info on the Bradley's above is of some use to you and any
info on the Kay's and Beeston's would be much appreciated.
Over the past year I have received much help from this list, in the fom of advice, look ups etc.
To help repay the debt, I intend to post the names mentioned in the above book, which I found some months ago.
Although the book is a history of the church, it also includes extracts from the registers, tradesmen paid, etc.
Part one tonight, watch this space for more.
Please post to the list if you spot any names of interest.
ENTRIES IN THE BOOK:
1687: John Firth, Vicar
John Farrer, Wm Green, Churchwardens
1793: John Durham, Vicar
Geo Vickers, Jos Walker, Churchwardens
1372 (died) William de Beckhampton Vicar
1628: John Price, Vicar, married Isabell Dand, daughter of Roland Dand, of (Mansfield?) Woodhouse
1660: Richard Sterne, revised the prayerbook
1660: Francis Molyneux, Churchwarden
1629 (died): Francis Rishton, Wife of Theopilus Rishton, Daughter of William Readman of Southmusker
1701 (died): Walter Laycock, physician, son of Walter Laycock
1634 (died): Wendersley Blackwall of Dethick, Derby
MDCCXXIV (died): Jonathon Clay of Mansfield who married Anne Hall of Kettlethorpe (granddaughter of George Mompesson)
1714(died): Margaret Meymott, wife of Joseph (a mercer) of Mansfield
William Sterne, Gent - memorial
1462: W. Fulljambe
Thos Restwaight (or Ristwit) Vicar 1409 - 1437
1468: John Morehouse
1468: Vicar, James Hinton
1536: Vicar: Will'mus Clarke
1552: John Chambers, Wyll'm Wyld, Churchwardens
1552: Wyll'm Reyvell,John Spetyllhouse, Wyll'm Bowlsowre, Petr Hatfyld, Churchwardens
1552: Oliver Dand
1557: Dame Flogan. Chistopher Granger Clarke, Vicar
William Wilde, John Chambers, Churchwardens
1564: Roger Greenhall, Francis Molyneux
1634: Bryan Brittan, Vicar
1650: Rowland Dand, Annie Wagstaffe
1698: Robert Baskerville, Churchwarden
1698: Payment to Will Baguley, ye Dog-whipper (!)
1698: Payment to Peter Jackson for church repairs
The next posting will be extracts from registers, 1565 onwards.
(Still looking for DUTTON in Mansfield, Late 18th, early 19th Century)
Does anyone have or have access to a trade directory (if such a thing
existed then) for the early 1700s? If so, please could you help me?
I want to find out if a William CLARKE (born around 1670) or his son John
CLARKE born 1694 were Tailors or Drapers. Both of Nottingham. I realise the
name CLARKE is rather common......
I am trying/hoping to find a link between a Robert CLARKE of Wisbech, Cambs.
(born 1795) who was a "Woollen draper and clothier and silk hat
manufacturer" (1851 census), who was married to Elizabeth ASHWELL(b. 1795
daughter of John Ashwell, sometime mayor of Nottingham) Robert and
Elizabeth went back to Nottingham in their dotage and both died there.
I think Robert's grandfather, William, may have been a draper too and I can
find no trace of William's origins in Wisbech so am searching to see if
there was an earlier Nottingham connection before Robert married Elizabeth.
How he met her is a mystery other than the families belonged to the Baptist
church. I am sure people didn't pop back and forth from Wisbech to
Nottingham just for the fun of it!
I hope someone can help.
Thankyou and Happy New Year to all.
More information on the above may be of interest.
Following the 1834 Poor Law Act, the three Nottingham parishes of St Mary,
St Peter and St Nicholas were combined into a single Nottingham Poor Law
Union. The three old workhouses of these parishes were replaced in 1843 with
the opening of the new Nottingham Union Workhouse which fronted onto York
Street and was bounded by Woodborough Road, Clarence Street and Back Common
(now Huntingdon Street)
At the end of the 1880's the workhouse was demolished to be replaced by the
Victoria railway station, which, in it's turn, has been demolished to be
replaced by the Victoria shopping centre and flats.
The new building at Bagthorpe was used for many years as the workhouse. In
the 1950's there were four hospitals on the site now generally known as the
City Hospital - Bagthorpe workhouse whose name was changed to Sherwood
Hospital, City Hospital, Heathfield Hospital, which was the Isolation
Hospital, and St Francis Hospital which was an annexe from Mapperley Mental
Later the first two named were combined and re-named the City and Sherwood
Hospital, and still later all four hospitals were combined into one and
re-named City Hospital. Much of the old workhouse has been demolished and
replaced with new buildings, but some of the original building can still be
The local weekly newspaper for Beeston at that time was the Beeston Gazette
& Echo which closed down at the end of the 1970s or early '80s when the
competition from free newspapers became too much. It had a long life in
various guises during the 20th century and earlier incorporated the Beeston
Observer and Beeston Times.
It is available on microfilm at Beeston library (although it's viewer does
not have a printer). I believe they have a fairly complete run. "Everything"
is reported. If you fell down in the street you would get a mention. If you
were caught riding a bike without a light you got several paragraphs.
This and most local newspapers of the type are particularly strong on WW1
"our boys at the Front" stories which are very useful for family history
purposes as they tended to emphasise the family aspects of this traumatic
time. Did your Granfather live in Beeston at that time ?
For a Golden Anniversary, 90th birthday, etc, expect to find a report and
photo of a visit by the Chairman of the Beeston & Stapleford Urban District
Council and an interview describing their life.
How convient is Beeston Library for you ?
> Hi listers,
> Hoping someone can help on this one!
> My Grandparents celebrated their Golden wedding 22nd July 1966. I can just
remember as a child an article appearing in the local paper about it.
> Names: George Francis Dutton & Annis Dutton
> Could someone tell me what was the local paper of the time, and ultimately
someone try to locate the article and transcribe it for me?
> What I am interested in is any mention of my Grandfathers service in WW1.
There is an apparent contradiction in the medal roll information at the
P.R.O. It is just possible that a clue could be found in the Golden Wedding
> Heres hoping!
> Paul Dutton
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