Author Topic: Crowthers, Leeds, Stainburn sq, Publican  (Read 40875 times)

Offline PaulSlo

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Re: Crowthers, Leeds, Stainburn sq, Publican
« Reply #126 on: Saturday 09 February 13 01:15 GMT (UK) »
I couldn't upload the stuff, so I'll have to enter the regimental record by hand, next time.
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Re: Crowthers, Leeds, Stainburn sq, Publican
« Reply #127 on: Sunday 10 February 13 00:32 GMT (UK) »
Oops. Sorry, Hector married Helen in 1830 (as I said in a previous post) not 1833.
     I think that James Reid - Euphemia's dad was married to someone called Beveridge. Maybe Gary can confirm that.
     I'll do the regimental thing next time.
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Re: Crowthers, Leeds, Stainburn sq, Publican
« Reply #128 on: Tuesday 12 February 13 20:00 GMT (UK) »
Hi Paul,

I think on one of the Certificates it does state that James Reid was married to a  Beveridge, this may be  the same Beveridge that was born at Dysart, but I didn't go too much into that Family.

Hector was not injured at Toulouse, he seems to have got the injury while his unit was stationed at Kilkenny in Ireland, so I have only three options 1) injured in some brawl with another soldier, 2) injured in a training accident, or 3) injured in some encounter with hostile locals ? this injury prevented him from deploying with his unit to the Battle of Waterloo : (

Hope this helps,
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Re: Crowthers, Leeds, Stainburn sq, Publican
« Reply #129 on: Wednesday 05 June 13 02:13 BST (UK) »
I have just noticed that in the book "To Prove I'm Not Forgot" by Sylvia Barnard ( a book about Beckett street Cemetery) there is a reference on page 94 to the incident with George Crowthers Swing Boat, the child who died is mentioned and a brief description of the events, however George is not mentioned by name. Strange I have read this book many times and have just noticed that a part of our family history is contained within its covers!

Regards to all, Gary.

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Re: Crowthers, Leeds, Stainburn sq, Publican
« Reply #130 on: Thursday 29 August 13 19:39 BST (UK) »
Fantastic postings, who needs to read a book- its taken me a while to read all of them.
I dont have any connection mores the pity. Well Done  ;D
Power Ward Rooney  Southern Ireland

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Re: Crowthers, Leeds, Stainburn sq, Publican
« Reply #131 on: Friday 14 February 14 16:23 GMT (UK) »
Hi all
I am helping a friend with his Crowther tree and have a poser that I wondered whether anyone would have any suggestions about. His family have several family photo's which have been handed down of fairgrounds and one has Crowthers written above a large fairground attraction. Amongst other things on the stand it has a large wooden elephant with a sign below saying 'Basham and Kelly'. I can find no connection in my friends tree so far though
 
When I googled  'Crowthers and fairgrounds' and saw this thread I got quite excited until I discovered the Crowther fairground references all seemed to be people from Leeds. We are awaiting certs at the moment but I'm pretty sure that this family originated in Barnsley and Huddersfield and I can't find any connection to the Leeds ones. Also, the closest I have got to a fairground connection so far is mechanics and a traction engine driver. Without reading the whole thread, non of the names and dates of people mentioned on here seem to tie up either. So is it a coincidence and there were actually two Yorkshire Crowther families who were fairground people!!

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Re: Crowthers, Leeds, Stainburn sq, Publican
« Reply #132 on: Friday 16 June 17 22:28 BST (UK) »
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