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This page was last updated: December 7, 2005

AbbishawPrevious to 1930
Rothwell, Hunslet Brian Abbishaw I've just started so any information about the Abbishaw family would be appreciated
Abbott 1849- Hunslet Les Abbott I am interested in Emma Jane Abbott nee Lonsdale bn 1829 and her descendants. Her father was Charles Lonsdale and they were from St Peters area.

Abbey 1800s Rothwell Yorkshire Joy Osborne My Gt G mother is Lydia Abbey b abt1825 in Woodesfore, Rothwell, Yorks, m 1848, George Harrison b abt 1816, Leeds. I would be delighted to hear from anyone who would like to comtact me re the above.
Abe 1830's + Leeds Ellen Blenkinsop Interested in any descendants of Francis George Loste Abe and Accoucheur in Chapel Allerton area also lived in Kirkstall area of Leeds originally from Poulton le Flyde Lancashire
Abson 1810 to 1950 Hunslet Leeds Rose-Marie Newlove Florence Abson daughter of William Abson and Ann (Steel) married George Betteridge St Silas Church Hunslet 1892. Emigrated to New Zealand

Ackroydprior to 1837Leeds Christine Taylor Looking for relations of Frederick Ackroyd born 1837 in South Leeds. Married Lavinia Radge of York in 1867 in Leeds.

Ackroydpre 1881Knaresborough, Yorkshire Ackroyd Looking for the relations of Thomas Ackroyd born about 1847 who moved from Knareborough to Leeds and married Mary J Hullah.
Agha2000 to 2004Epsom/LeedsAgha My interest is marriages
Agnew 1900 to present day Leeds Nona Grainger I am looking for the two sons of John William and Martha Louise Agnew. One is called William and the other possibly Bay. They had a sister Alice Mary Nona Agnew who was my grandmother. She died when my father was 7, in 1939.. I have no knowledge of my great uncles and would love to find out about them /or perhaps their children.
Ainley1840's-1930'sWest Leeds, LeedsLes Hart Benjamin Harrison(Rag Dealer)mar Eliz Charnock, Job Harrison(Fitter)mar Ruth Ainley, Benjamin Harrison(Printer and newsagent)mar Hannah Ramplin

Ainley1750 - 1850Honley, Almondbury, Kirkburton Alison Blundell
Ainley1800 - 1900Horbury, Mytholmroyd, Leeds Sandra Brownhill
Alderson1860? - now
FarnleyDiane Townsley John Alderson born Low Moor 1835? Married to Eliza born 1834? Bowling had Maria born Farnley, Joseph 1866? Farnley, Myers 1871 Farnley, Squire born 1877 and Eliza Ann born Farnley 1880?
Allen1800-1920Hunslet, Holbeck
Carole Waterhouse My great grandfather was Thomas Robert Allen b1883 marrid to Ethel Maud Jefferson in 1906, his father was Walter Allen b 1854 married to Hannah Woodward in 1877, his father was Robert Allen b 1826 married to Eliza Tate in 1850. I have come to a halt now. They all lived in the Holbeck,Beeston, Hunslet areas.
Allinson1875-1900Bishop Durham?
Leslie Sitton Looking for records of Mary Hannah Allinson, possibly born in the last quarter of the 19th century. Thanks
Allnutt1894London w8, Isleworth, Hounslow
Philip Brown
Allport1800 - 1950CHESTERIELD DUDLEY [Netherton]
Marjorie Crowther
Allsop 1921-? Leeds Celia Pearce I am trying to trace William Alfred Allsop, born Leeds 1895, married Edith Turner 1920
Alvey1800 -1900East Retford/Nottinghamshire
Tracey Godlington At some point and for some reason I think that my family name changed from Alvey to Godlington and I have no idea how to attempt to find out why
Ambler1880 to present or previousBradford - Hunslet - Leeds
Jean Herbert
Ambler1773-1983Hunslet, Holbeck, Whitkirk, Wyke, Morley, West Ardsley Dale Schultz

Anakin, Annakin, Annikin


1750-1950 Hunslet, Holbeck, Kirkstal,l Chapel Allerton, Leeds areas.
diane simmonite
Appleby1750 -1900Bramley, Armley, Farnley

Les Appleby Particularly interested in finding details about Samuel Appleby born circa 1800 to 1830 Fruiterer
Appleyard1800-1840Horsforth, LeedsAlan Swanson
Appleyard1750-1850Leeds, New WortleyJenny Cowling http://freepages.family.rootsweb.com/~jcowling/
Apsey1870 - 1970Leeds
Chris Irvine I'm trying to find the descedents of my grandfather's eldest sister, Mary Matilda Apsey. She was born in Newcastle around 1873. The family moved to Holbeck Ward, Leeds, where my grandfather, Alfred Apsey, was born in 1887. Mary married Joseph Middleton (1873-?) around 1894. On the 1901 census, they are living in Holbeck Ward with son Ernest and daughters May and Edith. I don't have any more info on them except that Mary was alive in the 1950's and early 1960's. I would appreciate any info on finding any living relatives.
Arandale1841 1851 1861Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire John Arandall
Arandall1841 1851 1861Hunslet, Leeds, YorkshireJohn Arandall
Arch1849-1901Sheffield & LeedsDerrick J Reeves William ARCH born c1803 Feckenham, WOR and his wife Sarah (nee CHARLEY) born c1813 Berkeley, GLS lived in Tipton, STS and moved with their children to Sheffield c1849 then to Leeds c1860.
Arthur1880 -2000
Leeds, Swillington, Macclesfield

PMF Bosworth I am looking for relatives of Charles and Jane Arthur (nee Porter) originally from Macclesfield, Cheshire and Beech, Staffs. They had six children: Angela, James, Thomas, William, Elizabeth and Mary.
Arundale1841 1851 1861Hunslet, Leeds, YorkshireJohn Arandall  
Ashworthlast three hundred yearsLeedsAshworth Any information regarding,Fredrick Ashworth,ruby Ashworth,buried harehills would be appreciated.

Askham 1750 - 1850
Leeds York
Kay Edgeworth Any connections? to Benjamin Askham married to Mary Ann Sharp in 1842 Leeds. His father also Benjamin Askham. Much appreciated.
Aspin1800Woodhouse, LeedsViv Hawley  
Asquith1800+Dewsbury, Leeds (The Bank) Chris OSullivan
Atack 1841 Crossgates Mike Buckner  
Atha 1800-1900 Yorkshire Christina Atha  
AthaAllHunslet, Holbeck and Leeds Districts Tracy Pritchard

Researching the whole Atha family. Currently as far back as Andrew Atha born 1801 but would love to know if he had any siblings and the name of his parents, grandparents etc.

Atkins1893-1943Norwood, LiverpoolUrsula Dickeson Looking for information on Claude Thomas Atkins (born 94 Gypsy Hill Road). In 1915 he was a chauffeur in Liverpool. Married to Edith Westlake April 30, 1915, looking for details on Edith and any of her family. Also looking for information on his father Thomas Atkins, Photographer.
Atkinson1837 - 1940Woodhouse, Central LeedsBarry Atkinson Connections with Edward Atkinson (post 1881) and John William Atkinson (1912-1929) needed. Also burials of the above and George Watson Atkinson (late 1800s?)
Atkinson1811-1841HunsletJohn U Atkinson  
Austin1850Lofthouse cum Carlton, RothwellYasmin Hemsley George William Austin married Ann Field on 28.05.1866 at the Parish Church of Rothwell (presumably Holy Trinity) Neither party gave their fathers name on the marriage certificate therefore I cannot go any further back. Is anybody out there researching the Austin or Field family and could help. Any information would be much appreciated.
Avis1780 to 1850Dorset, SomersetJim Avis






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