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Genealogy in Durham.
This Durham genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in Durham, England, offering a genealogy chatroom, Durham genealogy links and a Durham genealogy message forum.
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Hello,Just joined, my interests in Durham are:DOBSON from Bishop Auckland and Whitburn, REED from Dalton le Dale /Seaham Harbour.STEPHENSON from Tow Law and Cleadon. LAMBERT from Sunderland.Derek. Learn more about Skinny Fiber on my SECURE…Continue
Hi AllCan anyone help with my problem ? Ralph was born in 1831 at Newcastle upon Tyne but by 1841 he was living at Killerby with a family called Barker but what relation they are to him !!! The Barker's on the census are from around the Marsk area…Continue
Looking at John McNamee and Rose Ann Brannigan that married in Durham 1865. Rose Ann is listed on the 1861 census with her brother, Terence and 3 lodgers. They were all born in Ireland, and the men were puddlers. John and Rose Ann left England out…Continue
I am researching my great great grandfather's family. Peter Holden was born in Ireland c 1825 and emigrated to Durham England before coming to America. His wife Ann, also born in Ireland c 1837 and he had 4 children all born in England. John,…Continue
Hi all I am a new member, In doing my family tree, I know that the Calvert name passed through Durham, on the way to Newcastle on Tyne from Yorkshire, Some Calverts stayed in Yorkshire, some stayed in Durham, while some stayed in…Continue
I am Earl Harland Russell 3 GGrandson of John Harling/Harland born about 1796 in Durham County or Lancashire. He married Jane Bailey at the Chapestry, in Kelloe, Parish of Kello, Durham County, England on 28 Dec 1816. The Family is listed in the…Continue
Hi im researching a number of names from both mine and my partners family they are Reid, Watson, Ridley, Proud,T elford, Milburn these are from my partners side. Mine are Armstrong, Davison Davidsonthanks Laura Learn more about Skinny Fiber on my…Continue
HelloI have just joined so a little unsure but hope someone could help.The 1841 census shows that William the father has died and Grace with 3 of her children Edward, William and John all labourers are living at Hartlepool By 1851 all brothers have…Continue
Hi. My interests is my family who emigrated to Durham in the mid nineteenth century from Ireland.Their names were Peter Holden and wife Ann Moore. Their children were John, Thomas, Patrick, and Elizabeth. The children were all born in Durham,…Continue
My surname interest is Athey (and its many variations, Athee, Aththy, etc) circa 1675. The furthest back I have managed so far is Thomas Aththy, b. 1674. As far as I know he was married twice, to a Margaret James and an Isabel Teasdale. Would be…Continue