Author Topic: LONGSON & COXON FAMILIES  (Read 2204 times)

Offline epfast

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« on: Monday 24 July 06 14:35 BST (UK) »
I am trying to trace my 3x great grandparents

I suspect that James Longson who married Hannah? in Ireland about 1820 was a serving soldier (His son James - born abt 1823 - was in the 5th Dragoons from 1841and was born in Belfast) I suspect that he followed his father into the Regiment any help and advice appreciated

The son James married a Margaret Coxon (he married her in England in 1845) Her birthplace was given as Fermanagh her birth date abt 1823. Her father was James Coxon a pensioner again I suspect a military connection.

I am new to genealogy and would be grateful for all and any help


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« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 25 December 07 08:24 GMT (UK) »
Hello Jim,

Griffiths Valuation extracts for Co. Fermanagh which took place in 1862 show no one named Coxon. Either they'd left the county, lived under the roof of a family with another surname or the name changed when they left Ireland. The Valuation is on John Hayes website.


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« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 07 September 21 19:55 BST (UK) »
James Longson above  is my 4x great uncle.
Born: 12 Jan 1784 Stockport, Cheshire, England
Died: 19 Mar 1864 Stockport, Cheshire, England

Married: Hannah Campbell
Who was Born in Ireland.

James's parents James Longson & Mary Grimshaw are my 5x great grandparents.

Brinsley -
(marple, derbyshire)
(stockport, manchester)

Dace -
(cannock, staffordshire)
(altrincham, cheshire)
(detroit, michigan)(canada)(usa)
(stockport, manchester)

Longson -
(chapel en le frith, derbyshire)
(stockport, manchester)

Tattersall -
(waterfoot, lancashire)
(rawtenstall, lanc)
(rossendale valley)
(stockport, manchester)

Townley -
(livesey, blackburn, lancashire)
(greater manchester)
(cheadle, stockport)

Winfindale -
(burton upon trent, staffordshire)
(stockport, manchester)