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Armed Forces / Indian Army
« on: Sunday 20 September 20 22:15 BST (UK)  »
Hi Can you tell me where I can find Indian Army records for my Uncle.
His name was George Lawton. I’ve no idea of his number etc
Thank you

The Lighter Side / Quick question
« on: Sunday 26 August 18 18:59 BST (UK)  »
Just been looking at a few census returns..and I noticed that my mother’s maiden name was crossed out and her married name written in. Then that married name was crossed out and her new married name written in. She is obviously just a child in this one..also the dates of her 2 marriages are in the left hand column.
Who would have don’t this and why? And what does the black stripe with record officially closed mean?

Yorkshire (North Riding) Lookup Requests / birth look up please
« on: Tuesday 04 August 09 18:19 BST (UK)  »
I have found in 1881 census for my great garndmother, that she has a stepson living with her and her husband and a bro in law.
The census is 1881 Crakehall
Amos Hodgson  head age 27 b. snape ag labourer
Eliza Hodgson     wife       27      bullermoor
George Peacock  stepson   4      Soberhill York
William Peacock   bro in law  9    Under Cotcliff York

My great grans maiden name was Peacock, and i am trying to find out if the stepson George is her son from a previous relationship or !?
I have not yet found the parents or siblings for Eliza...i think her parents could be John Peacock and Ann Blackburn, i am still looking for info to back this up.
Thanks for any light you can shed on this!

Durham Lookup Requests / Can any1 help please
« on: Tuesday 17 February 09 21:35 GMT (UK)  »
I am tracing the Callender side of my dads family.
I have gone back to John Callender b. Lanchester 1792, he was a surgeon and was married to Amelia Hannah Watts, b London 1799
I am having problems going back to find Johns parents. My sister thinks they are Scottish, i just cannot find anything.
Can anyone help?
thankyou  :)

Durham Lookup Requests / confused
« on: Sunday 28 December 08 20:40 GMT (UK)  »
I am looking at a census that someone on here found for me, so i have copied it below.
I am easily confused  ;D anyway, they are my G Grandparents
I have found the marriage of a Margaret F Astin and Amos Lawton at Sunderland in 1888.
The thing is the census is hard to read, and the census below contains some children with the surname Hasten and states they are the wifes children, meaning this is Amos Lawtons 2nd wife, his 1st i believe was called Alice and died.
Anyway, the children on the census, looks like Hasten/Masten/Master..but doesnt look like Astin!
So could it be that her maiden name was Astin and her married name was that of the childrens surnames, or is it just too confusing for you too  :-X
I am sure i am on the right Amos Lawton, as there are not many men with that name around those parts at the time  ;D
I know his son was an Amos (my Grandad) i think its him as age 9 son in census below! he was born 1882, and also his son was Amos (my dad)  ::)
I know that the Lawton men originated from Staffordshire. I am tomorrow going to send off for the marriage cert of the above mentioned couple to see if it can shed any light.
Sorry if i have totally confused you too  :o


George Pit, Great Lumley, Durham

Amos Lawton, Head, 35, Coal Miner, Staffordshire Golden Hill
Margaret F Lawton, Wife, 30
Louisa Lawton, Daughter, 16, Staffordshire Golden Hills
David Lawton, Son, 11, Scholar
Amos Lawton, Son, 9, Scholar
George W Lawton, Son, 6, Scholar
?? Lawton, 2nd Wife's Daughter, 8, Scholar
Ada M Hasten, 2nd Wife's Daughter, 6, Scholar
George Hasten, 2nd Wife's Son, 2

All others born ?? Lumley

RG12/4119 F 12 P 18

Staffordshire Lookup Requests / death look up please
« on: Tuesday 16 September 08 21:01 BST (UK)  »
My friend is trying to find her grans death. She has told me its 10 aug 1995 west bromwich, but all i can find is april 1985. The name is Edna may Hollier b 23rd dec 1908. I have only found a birth for the same name in March 1909, could it be they didnt register the birth until then  :-\

Durham Lookup Requests / 1881 and 91 census please
« on: Wednesday 13 August 08 22:48 BST (UK)  »
I looking for the 1881 and 91 census of Noah Lawton
I have the 1871 census for Sherburn Durham, he was born c.1868 Durham Edmonsley
and is living with his parents Thomas and Mary A, and a boarder Patrick Kelly
I also have the 1901 census for Newbottle Chilton moor
Where he is age 32 living with wife Violet ann, dau of same name, and brother David.
I just canot find the other 2 census results  :-\
can anyone else see them, maybe i am looking to hard  ;D

Northumberland / northumberland death
« on: Wednesday 13 August 08 21:31 BST (UK)  »
I am trying to find the death of a Thomas Lawton. I believe he died in a Christopher House Morpeth, in the late 70s.
Where do i find bmd's for that area please

Yorkshire (North Riding) Lookup Requests / look up please
« on: Saturday 19 July 08 19:07 BST (UK)  »
I have found my GG grandparents, George and Mary (nee Trenholm) Pybus

He was born 29/7/1792 died 18/4/1866 Well Yorkshire, she was born 1802 Welbury, died 1887 Well Yorkshire, they were married 23 April 1818 Well.
I am trying to find some siblings of George Pybus, as his wife Mary had a brother called Samuel, and he also married a Pybus, Frances Hannah, they moved to Canada, where i have traced a long line of Trenholms.
I have alot of Pybus tree, but i got stuck at George, finding his siblings if any, and his parents ? William b abt 1760 and his wife possilbly Mary.
Can anyone shed any light o this please  ;D

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