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Cale 1920 Leeds James Smith Jack C Cale
Cale 1850- Leeds Chris Houghton Paricularly interested in Isabella Cale and descendants
Caine 1850-2004 Leeds Bernard Caine berniecaine@aol.com Seeking news of an family irish immgrants living on The Bank, Leeds 9


Isle of Cinder, Leeds

Margaret Rainey I'm looking for information on my greatgrandparents. M.Rainey, Box 516, Mainitoba, Canada


Leeds area

Myra Lane  


Gargrave, Airedale

Tony Owen Variants: Carrodus, Carrodice, Carradus, Carradice
Carlton 1800-1900 Leeds, Headingley and Little London area Janet Dunne Family Built Carlton Barracks and other property in area
Carr 18/19th c Leeds Jennifer  



Jeff Carr  


Carter 1800-1900 Leeds Louise Larson John Carter (joiner) b: abt 1800 married Ann Rennard 1821 in Leeds. Children were Mary Ann, Rachel, Joseph, Emma, William, Elizabeth, Sarah, Marmaduke, Thomas Rennard, William, Marmaduke, John.





Belinda Carter Jeremiah Valentine (Ballantyne??) Carter (provisions dealer) and Mary Edwards

early-mid 19 Century

Seacroft, Leeds



Linda Gardener I am looking for information on my great,great grandad John Thomas Carter who was born in Seacroft around 1850. He married Emily Hardisty and his father was Joseph Carter.







St Peters, Leeds

Yvonne Worthington John Willans Carter
All children had the name of Willans-Carter
Cartwright1862+HunsletPatricia Newton
Cassidy1880 - 1950'sLeedsDee Melody

Looking for any information on the Melody boys, John, Patrick, Michael & possibly James and Thomas. John married Bridget Cassidy, Patrick married Margaret Cassidy & Michael married Sarah Ann Cassidy. The Cassidy girls parents was Andrew and Sarah Cassidy. They lived in various named streets over the years and moved round quite frequently with in Leeds. Worsted Street, Wigglesworth Street, Spinner Street & Sarah Street to name but a few. I am particularly interested in finding out what happened to James and Thomas? When did the Melody boys arrive from Ireland? Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Cattonabt 1812LeedsJill E Edward Thorpe CATTON
Born abt 1812 Leeds

Married Ann White 25th May 1833 in Knaresborough

Living in Knaresborough on 1841 and 1881 Census
Died 1881 in Knaresborough

Caulfield1800Medway TownsCheryl Arnold  
Cavell 1810-present Yorkshire Amanda Cavell  
Cawood 1880 to 1900 Wortley in Bramley Lynn Craig  
Chadwick 1904 Leeds Adam Chadwick I'm looking for information about Frederick Chadwick, b. 1904 in Leeds and died in Colorado cir. 1985, and his father Thomas Elliot Chadwick. This is all I know of them. Thomas was my great grandfather. PLEASE help me!

ChadwickAllLeedsR Calder Mary Chadwick b18.10.1853 father John b1838 mother Catherine Elliot bp 10.4.1836 (Fewston)
Chadwick1800+Holbeck, Hunslet
Val Caswell
Chamberlain pre1900 Holbeck area

Julles Heald-Graham


My Maternal line-grandfather Leonard Chamberlain-wife Martha Cunningham both born between 1907-1910 grandpa died 1971,Martha died 1940 leaving my mother Elizabeth aged 5 & her brother Robert newborn.Leonard had other family a sister Maud and a brother John..sadly all long gone..
I am just starting on this side and as I do not know any member on this side I am finding it hard..many thanks
Chambers1544Compton, YorkshireMary Chambers  
Champlin 1798

Ebberston, Weaverthorpe Leeds Tony Kaye found out g/g/grandmas d.o.b 1798 /g/g/ggrandads d.o.b 1800 they had 2 children which leads to my g/mother all from E.R.Yorks now to start on my grandad wards side if possible. If anybody could help about
connections in Scarborough please let me know

Friendly Street, LeedsTony Kaye Champlin is my grandmothers surname from scarborough changed her name to ward at sometime from 1900/1909 when my mother was born cant get any details on g/mum.as from 1981 census Scarborough

Chapman1900s to 1917ish
Leamington Terrace, Tong Road.Jon Haslock Anything to do with George Chapman of 4 Leamington Terrace. He was killed in action in 1917, while serving with the 2/6th West Yorkshires at Bullecourt. I have some photos, a couple of letters and his medals and I am looking for additional information about him, his family and where he lived.

Chappell 1820-1860 Ackworth 1820-1850? Holbeck 1850? - 1870 Neil Chappell Just started this family tree malarky thingy and got quite hooked. Any details on the Chappell family greatly appreciated.
Charlesworth     Mark Berryman
My grandfather was one of five Charlesworth children who immigrated to the United States with a Mr & Mrs Adams. Their father died in England and possibly was a miner. The other children were Arthur, George, Amanda, and Elizabeth (Betty). The mother's name may have been Lucy.
Do you have any information that may help me trace my family?
Thank you.
CharlesworthPre- 1860

LeedsMargaret Bartlett Particularly looking for info' re Hannah Charlesworth who married George Hartley at St Peter's Leeds in 1860
Charnock1840'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

Charnockpre 1881Leeds- St Peters Church Anne Welding

My great, great grandparents - Hannah Charnock (born 1819 Leeds)married Dennis Wilson (born 1818 Leeds)at St Peters Leeds in 1839, they moved to Lancashire. On the 1881 census they were living in Darwen, with their daughter, Louisa & her husband Joseph Woodburn & children.

Chesterman1700 - to dateLeeds, Bradford and Basildon, Berkshire.
Anne Hartley James Chesterman m Elizabeth Longstaff at Leeds Parish Church, in 1818. Elizabeth was from Leeds. I would like to know where James came from. It could possibly be Basildon in Berkshire. Any info gratefully received!
Chew1889 backHolbeck, Hunslet, LeedsDarryl Milner Married into the family, traced 4 generations back from 1889 to 1800, my g.g.g.g.grandfather Joshua Chew.
Child1900-1930Bagnall Street LeedsBarrie Frank Ward
First names James Duncan Hartley
Clarke1800+USA MaineNorman & Rolande Gay  
Clapham1800's early -1900LeedsJoyce Trousdale Founded J W Clapham chemist/herbalist Lived at Oak House Meanwood would be pleased to receive any information about this family
Claughton 1860-1900 Bramley, Farsley, Yeadon, Guiseley, Stanningley. Mrs A M E Allison My maiden name was Claughton - born in Horsforth 14.7.1942
Claytonmid 1700 to presentLeeds, Garforth, Methley and Boston Spa Ron Stallard  
Clegg1900's and beforeManchesterStacey I know nothing about these. Only that My Nanna was born Norah Isobel Clegg. She was raised in Manchester by her Aunt Margaret Drinkwater in Manchester after her father died and her mother gave her and her sister Emily to relatives to raise. Her family were originally from Ireland but this is all that I know.
Clements 1900 onwards Guiseley David  
Clemishaw1890-1930Knaresborough, Leeds, BarnsleyThomas Kipling I am looking for any information on Jane Clemishaw (b approx 1878) who married Thomas Kipling at the turn of 1900
Clemmitt1891 onwards

Hunslet then Leeds
Karen My Grandfather was Clifford Clemmitt, born in Hunslet in 1899. His father Robert William was from Huttons Ambo, Malton. Roberts children were Gertrude b1891, Mary, Harriett, Clifford, Eveline & John b1909.
Cliff 1827-1877 St Peter, Leeds Lesley Muir Looking for record of John William Cliff, son of Isaac and Eleanor. Became wealthy investor in Sydney, Australia 1870s+ Brother Joseph Spence Cliff, bap.30/9/1827, d.1877 Bradford. sister Eleanor Cliff, bap.2/10/1827, both St Peter, Leeds. Any information appreciated.

Cliff 1750-1890 Woodhouse, Leeds Denise Smith Daniel Cliff married Grace(possibly McGlinn), their son John was christened at St Peters in 1827. He married Mary Ann Smith from Ripon in 1850 at St Marks, Woodhouse. John & Mary Ann Moved to Nottingham between 1881 and 1891.
Cliff1775-1850Batley, WortleyJenny Cowling Looking for Isaac Cliff, born abt 1775, he married Mary Marshall in Batley in 1797. Their son John (b. 1819) became a policeman in Leeds from 1840's
Cliff1780-1900Wortley Nick Roberts Any information on the parents of Sarah Lawton (b c1827)very much welcomed. Her father was Matthew Lawton (b c1796) and mother Mary Cliff (born c1799). All from the Wortley area I understand.
Clisbyc1880Leeds Christine Scarfe  
Clough1800'sUpperhead Row and Fulneck Jane Sturdy Martha Dawson Clough, daughter of William & Hannah born Jan/Feb 1840, Fulneck. Married William Thomas Rhodes 22.7.1863, St. John's Church.
1. Harry 1864-1942
2. Edward 8.1865-27.11.1865.
3. Amy 11.1866-30.1.1867.
4. Ernest 1868-?
5. Fairfax 1872-?.
6. Herbert Wilson July/Sept 1875-?
7. William Clough Oct/Dec 1876-?
8. Ethel Jane 1880-1923 (my grandmother)
CluderayLate 19C early 20thCBeeston Holbeck Simon Cluderay Charles William
Coates1800+Leeds & Bradford Janet Hardcastle My ggrandmother Mary Annie daughter of Elijah and Elizabeth (nee Green)
Cockerham 1790-1871 Hunslet, Swillington, Wortley Viki Shortland
Coghill/Coggill1856 - DateLeeds/Hunslet/Cottingley/Beeston Kay Spence  
Cokill/Cockhill/Cockill1750 to 2000Leeds Ray Atkinson Robert COKILL born c1790 in Crowle (LIN) arrived in Leeds c1825 and has left a trail of COKILL, COCKILL and COCKHILLs. Love to hear from anyone with these names in their tree.
Kate Tasker I'm trying to find my great grandmother, Catherine Coleman, and her family. I think she was born around 1897; she married George Rawson in 1921. Their children were Janet, Edna, and Dorothy. Catherine's second husband was George Webster, and she had a daughter, Barbara, with him.
Colley1800-2003Sutton, Yorks
P Wright Jane Grace Colley, born 1849/50, Sutton, York (presumably Sutton, York). But which Sutton? She married (1871) William Lancaster ( a Farrier by trade, born Piper, York..a place I can find no trace of). They had at least 4 children (Jane E, Mary A, Thomas and Edith Colley - all with surname Lancaster). The first three were born Normanton, York , the last at Westbourne...., Middx (London SW1 or SW3 these days, between the years 1871 and June 1881.
Collins 1933 to present Leeds Jenny Chahal Does anyone know the whereabouts of B, born July 1933? He is the son of John and Jane Collins. He is my mothers' brother and she has not seen him since 1945. Any information would be brilliant. Thank you.
Colman Possibly farmhand
Conlon Leeds Area
Carol Bowes Wm Alfred joined West Yorks Reg in 1896 and the family ended up in Leeds - married Susannah Hall
ConnellAnyLeedsRoz Hicks

Looking for relatives of RON CONNELL, mother's name ISABEL CONNELL. Ron married SALLY, they had at least two children, a son and a daughter. I know the son died in childhood. My mother Isabel McHale (nee Walsh) was Ron' sister.

Conyers All Leeds - Holbeck Kate Finning John CONYERS married Esther HARDISTY in 1821 at Saint Peters, Leeds. They had three sons, Joah/Joe, James Hardisty and Thomas. I am descended from Joah. Joah married Mary BRADBERRY 1844 in St Peters, Leeds. Having five children. In 1841 census John and Esther lived in Ebenezer Street, Leeds. In the 1851 Census Joah and his wife Mary (Bradberry) lived at 41 Neville Street, Leeds. I am wanting to make contact with any family.
Cookson<1800s>LeedsRoselyn Drake



Richard COPLEY married Harriet CRAVEN on 31 Jan 25 in St Peter's, Leeds. My Great Grandfather George Craven COPLEY was born in Holbeck on 2 Sep 1848. His siblings were Mary (1838), John (1841) and Emma (1846)

Corcoran1820+LeedsJulie Wilde


Cottle1920Kensington, LiverpoolTed

Hello.looking for the father or mother of EMILY COTTLE.She signed her name as EMMELINE COTTLE on her wedding cert.in West Derby on 12.6.1923.Her Address is given as 4 Gannock Street.West Derby.Liverpool.Nothing Known.her Father was a MASTER BAKER.Good luck everyone with your searches.

Coulson1900+Armley Sue Dawson Harry Coulson and wife Lucy (nee Brown). 1901 at Scott Square Armley with children George, David and Willie. I know of a daughter Phyllis. Any more children; any descendants?

Cowburn1840-1900Leeds. Normanton, gen. Yorkshire Louise Stone Great grandparents--grandfather, Fred W. Cowburn emigrated to the USA sometime after his birth in 1880--I'm trying to find out if anyone else came over here with him and if not, where they are buried. Thank you.
CowgillAnyHorsforth & HeadingleySheila Middleton  
Cowlam 1700- Yorkshire - Leeds Cristy Culp Mary Hannah COWLAM, born 1786 in Leeds, daughter of Thomas COWLAM and unknown mother. Christened at St. Peter's. Other names: Martha COWLAM, Smallpage COWLAM, Bennett COWLAM and Jemima COWLAM. There is also a connection to St. Ann's Cathedral.
Cowling1850-2000Headingley, HorsforthJenny Cowling http://freepages.family.rootsweb.com/~jcowling/
Crabtree1800LeedsRichard Crabtree


Craven1900HolbeckPaul Fellowes

Edward Craven and Co. Brass Founders with premises at the very bottom of Dewsbury Road.

Craven1890HunsletPatrick Dunham

Frank Craven married Henrietta Wray and had daughters Sarah, Ellen and Annie; and sons Frank & Ernest. Frank was killed on the railway in 1901

Craven1880-presentBurleyBob Markland My mothers name was Ivy Edith Craven, she had two sisters, Peggy, Mary and a brother called Sonny.

As children I felt they lived around the Wolsley Road area.

Crellin1898-1905 LeedsBrenda Jackson  
Crew1860-1900 Central LeedsBarry Atkinson Charles Crew was an engine driver. Birth and death info needed. His wife Sophia ran a boarding house down near the Station.
CritchesonAny AnyCarol Smith  
Croft1900 to presentWortleyDoreen Page This is for the Wortley area --my mother and her twin was born in Wortley -Ida and Ivy Croft. In the 1837 listing they have a mistake their last name was submitted as Craft and it should be Croft. They were born December 24th.1908. I have never been able to locate their address as to where the birth took place Mother was Alice Roberts Croft and William Croft. There was many more children 11 altogether, but I don't know where the rest were born. Doreen Page Ca. USA
Cromack 1800 -1871 Yorkshire, Wharfedale, Yeadon, Burley, Morley
David Cromack Looking for parents and siblings of Watson Cromack b.1854
Cromb 1930 to 1983 Hyde Park Close, Leeds Jan Morton John Duncan Forbes CROMB died 7 June 1983 aged 84. He was cremated and we are trying to find out where he is interred. He had never come home to Australia after WW1 and his family had no idea of his fate for 65 years.
Crossley 1840-1912 Methley, Chapel Allerton, Moortown Eastate, Leeds

Anne Fuller
Looking for connections to Ethel Crossley daughter of Sarah Metcher & George Crossley, b.ap.1883. Married Alfred P. Drummond 1912, lived in Methley lane chapel allerton. migrated to Australia early 1920's with 2 sons Eric & George
Crossley 1841 - 1911 South East Leeds Yvonne Ellis  
Crossley1871-1891LeedsSheila Kettlewell  
Crossley1850+LeedsEllen Blenkinsop  
Crowfoot1800-1900Leeds, ShrewsburyFrances Laird  
Crowtherc1882 to present dayHunslet - Beeston-Leeds
Jean Herbert  
Crowther1807-1927Leeds/BramleySusan Maidman My family originally came from Leeds i.e Samuel and wife Emily, with family including John Richard Crowther, my greatgrandfather. He married Ann Clark had 14-15 children including my grandfather Charles who married Alice Walker.
Crunkhurn/hornAnyLincs/Norfolk/Cambs anywhere

Karen King  
CullingworthAllAllMargaret Cullingworth The majority of Cullingworth familied stemmed from Yorkshire. Making good progress with sorting them all out. Enquiries welcomed, any Cullingworth references welcomed.
Cumberworth 1000-1840 Cumberworth Maggie Mcgaughey  
Cundall1850-1900Leeds and areaBruce Allan  
Cunningham pre1900 Holbeck area

Julles Heald-Graham


My Maternal line-grandfather Leonard Chamberlain-wife Martha Cunningham both born between 1907-1910 grandpa died 1971,Martha died 1940 leaving my mother Elizabeth aged 5 & her brother Robert newborn.Leonard had other family a sister Maud and a brother John..sadly all long gone..
I am just starting on this side and as I do not know any member on this side I am finding it hard..many thanks
Curedale, Cuerdale, Cuerdall, Curedall1100 to presentEngland
Rob Curedale Curedale, Cuerdale, Cuerdall, Curedall, Ceuerdale
Cuttell1800+/-LeedsG T Pearson  



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