|S|| || ||
||St Lukes Street, Sheepscar & Pilot Street
||Wolfe Saffer named in 1901 census could be my wife's grandfather. Trying to find out any information about him particularly maiden name of his wife - Rachel/Rockle who he married after census date 1901 if this is the correct Wolfe Saffer. Probably immigrated from Russia
West Yorkshire|| Carol Hepper |
Gildersome|| Graham Nurse |
- 1850||St Peter Leeds, Hunslet,
birth in 1804 - we are looking for his parents and siblings.|
Freedman ||I am looking
for information regarding a family named Sardaski (spelling uncertain),
from Leeds, around 1890|
K Greaves |
||1800 or earlier
||Rawdon, Horsforth, Guiseley
||Leeds, West Riding, Rothwell, Holbeck
||Dennis, or William Dennis GAWTHORP, born 1803 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. Married Salina SAXTON, October 03, 1824, Rothwell, Leeds, England. Do not know which church? Children, born in same area, Joseph Saxton born 1833, Leeds; Thomas E,. Abraham, Robert, Edwin, Benjamin born 1821, William born 1841, Mary Jane born 1835.
Adel, Otley||Del Barraclough
abt 1610, Laurance 1667, Briget 1701|
||I am descended
from this family and have a lot of info re early 20th century, but would like
to know more.|
|John. My grandfather left his wife and family and came out to Australia where he joined the Aussie army fighting in Galipoli. he then went to america where he joined the Scarletti mafia. After this he went back to Leeds advertised for his wife and rejoined her, she I remember lived in a very smelly street next to the New Wortley gasworks where my father worked, An uncle told me this when I visited him but got no other info. What a dumb Dora I am, he probably joined the army under another name , so as Sgt Shuts says in Hogans Heroes I know nuffin, where do I go for help PLEASE. can you help.
Woodkirk|| Kevin Scarth |
Lesley Stratton ||I am looking for any
links with a Ann Schofield, born c1867, she married Arthur Rhodes
and had at least one child (Minnie b.1899) Minnie|
was my husband's
maternal Gt Grandmother. any help would be much appreciated as I'm "down
||George E. Schofield|
Roberts ||Anyone researching
the name Scholey in Leeds area? I have a relative Sarah Scholey born c.1825
and who married RICHARD WEAR in 1846 (Belgrave Independent Chapel)but am
struggling....Any help gratefully received!|
|Bradley and Potternewton/Leeds||Patricia
Fagan ||George Scholes
b. 1824 Bradley|
1800-1890 Ratten Row, Holbeck
1890-1960 Recreation Street, Holbeck
1927-1970 Brown Lane, Holbeck
|North Leeds, Burmantoft, Primrose Hill||Janine
Clatworthy ||I am researching my Grandmother
FLORA SCOTT's family tree. She and her 12 brothers and sisters lived in
Haymount Place, Pollard Street, Back Cameron Street, etc. Parents Richard
and Sarah SCOTT nee Murgatroyd. The family worked as Bootfinishers.|
||Alfred Scruton was my grandfather. He died in 1958. His sisters were Annie, Ethel and Beatrice. He married Emily Frost in 1920 and had a son Harold and daughter Audrey.
Scruton ||Would like to hear from
anybody who knew Eileen Dorothy(Dolly Tantram) and Leonard Scruton
1850||Yorkshire - Wortley, Holbeck, Beeston||Kathryn
Mathias ||I am trying to trace
my paternal family history. I have got back to William Scruton born in
1813, farm bailiff at shaw farm Farnley, but can find no more. Can you help please|
Scully || |
Scully ||One-Name Study - I have
a Scully website at www.scully1948.freeserve.co.uk
which has data on all Scully or Sculley surnames since 1837. It is very comprehensive
for Leeds and Bradford district but also covers the whole of the UK plus some
details for Ireland, USA and Australia.|
-1900||Leeds South East ???||Mrs
Lorelli Spence nee Sedgwick
||Gt Grandfather Mark
Walter 1844-1901 married|
Elizabeth Ann Stocks 1849 - ?
Grandfather Mark 1824 - 1900 ??
Any information about any of the above would
be gratefull.The Sedgwick's seem to originate from Leeds.
Selby born 1848 occ boatman. living at 6 Sussex Street
in 1877. married 28th feb 1877, unfortunately marriage certificate states he cannot
remember father's name because he was deceased. His wife was Elizabeth Ann
if anybody has info on his parents would appreciate any help. Thank
||1820 to present
||Joseph Senior (son of William Mitchell Senior son of John Senior)b. 1858 and Lily (Elizabeth) Rowntree, children Wm M., Ann (or Ada), Joseph, Arthur, Henry, Albert & Thomas born between 1883/4 & 1901.
||Sarah Senior Married
Henry Townend 31 jul 1867 at St Peters Leeds then resident Leeds, Hunslet
still alive 1901 - any other family known?|
present||Hemingbrough, Leeds, Brompton
by Sawden, Rudston|
|George Setterington |
Gudgion ||I am trying to trace
the parents of a John Sever(s) who married a Henrietta Farrah on
the 30th October 1848 at the "Parish Church in the Parish of St Cuthberts
in the City of York" Their mariage certificate only shows a line placed through
the fathers name section for both of them. John was possibly born in Malton but
I don't know the year. Can anyone help or suggest the next steps as I don't live
around this area. Thank you|
Kirby ||Looking for relatives
of Violet Sexton who was in the Sidlaw Grove area of Leeds in 1940|
Edwards ||Beilinsohn. (Bailson,
Baileyson) Shock (Shalk)Searching for anyone related to my g.g.p. with the above
||Hunslet and Holbeck
||I am looking for any information on Ernest Crossley Sharp (born c. 1878) son of Henry and Anne. He was separated from his brothers John Aldred Sharp and Harry Sharp when children were orphaned in mid 1880's.
||1750 - 1850
||Any connections? to Benjamin Askham married to Mary Ann Sharp in 1842 Leeds. His father also Benjamin Askham. Much appreciated.
Dykes ||Frederick Croft Shepard
married Mary-Ann Dykes at the registry office in Leeds in 1884. Mary-Ann
died in 1892. I'm trying to find out where she is buried and if they had any children.
Any help appreciated!|
married about 1846 to Robert John PETERS. Their son was John William
PETERS, 1847-1941. Interested in parents of Lavinia. Thank you.|
||The Sheriffs came to Leeds via Barwick in Elmete via Lancashire.
Helen Harper ||Many of Shevills from Leeds
area have some connection with slating/blue slate trade. Most seem decended from
John who was originally from north east.|
onwards||Leeds-Hunslet & Holbeck||
John Shires ||I have quite a lot of info
on the Shires family in Leeds and will happily share information.|
Edwards ||Beilinsohn. (Bailson,
Baileyson) Shock (Shalk)Searching for anyone related to my g.g.p. with the above
||Farnley near Leeds
||Jennifer Ruth Walker
||I would like to find the marriage of my 3 x great grandparents John Shoesmith born Farnley 1817 & Ann Brown born North Elmsall 1813 please.
Reynold Hutchinson ||William Wilson Shrigley
married Mary Howard in 1876 Holbeck|
Harrogate, Knaresborough, Hampsthwaite||
Paul Sibson ||I have much history on this
family and am now trying to link back all the current Sibsons into the tree|
|I am looking
for William Sidebottom who is the father of Thomas Edward, Sarah
A, Middleton, and Martha Sidebottom and lived in Hunslet. He
is not on the 1881 census with his wife who was Elizabeth Middleton so
he may have died between 1876 and 1881, he may be shown living on an earlier census
with Elizabeth Sidebottom (nee Middleton) |
Leeds, Rothwell|| Alison ||Sidebottom family originated
from Wakefield, then Rothwell and Leeds|
Andrea Hibbert || I am looking for a Ralph
Ridebottom, Issac, William Ralph jnr Hannah and a Ameilia Sidebottom
all lived in Leeds |
Leeds|| Andrea Hibbert ||looking for info on a Ralph
Sidebottom lived Wortley.|
Denise Light|| |
1913||Leeds, Armley, Bramley||Patricia
Hardisty ||Edith Hardisty
married William Dennis Simmons (Register Office Bramley 8/12/1913. Witnesses
marriage : my grandfather Colin Hardisty and Florence Mary Ann Higgins).
At that time they lived 2 Albany Grove, Armley. William (born Norfolk, Ditchingham
9/4/1894) father was Jacob Simmons and Edith (b Kirkstall, Sandford
Grove 5, 07/10/1892) parents were Thomas and Jane Hardisty (nee Pallister).
Any information about descendants are welcome.|
Babbington, Normanton, gen. Yorkshire||
Louise Stone ||Great grandmother married
to Fred N or W. Cowburn. Need any information pertaining to her, her parents,
and , if any, siblings.|
||I am trying to trace the families of my great great great grandparents William Slater (Widower) and Mary Ann Elliott born in the Beeston area of Leeds in 1832 and 1836 respectively who were married at Leeds Parish Church on the 24th December 1856.
Their marriage certificate only shows fathers names Isaac Slater (Surveyor) and Richard Elliott (Miner) Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Townsley ||My grandmother
Edith Slater was born in Leeds in 1886 her father Thomas a tanner
lived in Christopher Street with his wife Sarah Ann nee King |
||Kippax , Pontefract, Wakefield, Tadcaster
Newton, Roundhay, Leeds||Julie Betts
||I am looking for the
marriage of Maud Smiles, to John Dyson, between 1901 and 1910, in
Potter Newton or Roundhay area of Leeds.|
||1800 - 1850
||George Smith, banker, had a son Reginald (b. 1841) a mayor of Westminster 1915; Adolphe (b. 1845?) famous London author, and my g. grandmother Fanny (b. 1839)
||1875 to 1975
||Diane O Neill
||Looking for my grandfathers brothers family.
Herbert Wainwright Smith born 1874 Bramley.
Married to Elizabeth Ann Burnell.
Do I have any cousins out there?
Would love to contact someone
||I am interested in the family of Harry Smith, Spindle or Cabinet Maker, who in 1884 lived in Runcorn Road (demolished 1937) and in 1910 in Bankfield Terrace, both in the Kirstall area of Leeds. Harry married Louisa Brooks and had a son, Herbert William, my grandfather.
||Looking for decendents
of Herbert William Smith B1882 Chapeltown He married Alice Taylor-Hill
b1884. They had two children Marjorie & Betty. From the 1950's I have an address
of Buckstone Gardens Alwoodley|
also Swillington, Barwick, Riccal, later Wakefield|
Pashley ||Despite the difficulties
of this name, have traced my family back to Alice Ellen Smith born 1850
Garforth and her father Thomas Smith born 1818 Garforth - interested in
hearing from others researching Smiths in Garforth|
||John Smith born
about 1820. Had a son called Charles born about 1844|
onwards||Leeds, Holbeck, Horsforth, Hunslet,
Dickinson ||My family immigrated
to Australia in about 1850 from Adel, Leeds and I am trying to put the line together
so any assistance would be appreciated|
School, Clarende(o)n Road, Leeds||Don
Sneath ||Sarah A. Sneath
- born/christened 14 Aug 1931 wrote to her cousins in Australia in Nov.1902. I
would like to learn more of this school and it's history and the part Sarah played
in it, as the school no longer exists?|
||My mother was born Patricia Snowdon in 1944. She has 2 brothers, Frank and Norman. She was later adopted by Norman and Elsie Lilley and subsequently became Patricia Lilley. We are desparately trying to trace relatives of the Snowdons believed to be living in the Burley area of Leeds in order to learn more about my mothers blood parents and other relatives.
Fairclough ||Looking for info. about
Joseph and Eliza Snowdon. Eliza, born Knaresborough c.1805, is shown as
a widow living at Bell Street (wherever that is) in Leeds 1851 census. They had
at least 6 children. In 1845 they were living in Hamburg,Germany, where a son
John Thomas Snowdon was born. In 1865 JT living in Templar St Leeds, married
Sarah Hord at Leeds Parish Church.|
||1860 - 1960
||Searching for anecdotes and stories if you have any relating to Patrick and Mary Spellman or their children and their lives in the shadow of Mt St Mary's.
1800's-||Leeds mainly Hunslet/Holbeck||Rebecca
Spence ||My g.g grandfather, William
Spence lived at Melton St, Hunslet in 1901 with his wife Ellen, son
George, daughters Ann and Myra and sister Alice. His son James Richard lived
on Cross Monkton Street with his wife Miriam and son Sydney k.i.a WW1.
My g.grandfather Ernest married Florence Ball of Brown Lane, Holbeck,
grandfather, also Ernest and father Barry were all residents of Leeds before dad
moved to Castleford. The family have big links with the Runswick Terrace/Ave etc.
area esp in the 1960's.|
George Spence ||George Spence
age 41 1881 census|
CLIFFORD, LILLY, ELSIE, MARIE, CLIFFORD, JOYCE|
to present||Hunslet, Armley,
in Armley and Hunslet / Boot repairers in Hunslet at top of Church Street|
Louisa children of Charles and Elizabeth|
Sq, Leeds||Paul Simmons
on Arthur and Maria Stabler living in Hanover sq Leeds in 1901 gratefully
accepted. Arthur was a woodyard manager.|
||I know nothing of its origins, apart from my mum suspects it is Swedish.
||I recently bought a diary written in 1918 by a Victor C Staples DOB 4th July, year unknown early 1900's. Possibly had a scholarship to attend LBMS? It documents his last year at school in Leeds following his fathers' death on 10/12/18. His Auntie may have owned some property locally and he collected rents for her.
If any of this sounds familiar please email me.
||I am searching relations of Oliver Stead mar 1860 *Sarah Hannah Turner daughter Sarah Eliza (William Lampitt)
Stead ||George Stead|
||Researching Charlotte Wilks (born Aug 12, 1879), daughter of George Wilkes and Eliza Steele. Siblings are William H (born abt 1866) and Priscilla (born abt 1870). George Wilks is son of Henry Wilks and Priscilla Naylor. Charlotte emigrated to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada abt 1890's.
& Leeds||Jane Dore
I have is Richard Steele born 1871 in Stanley, Wakefield. |
Minnie Stemmerman but was brought up by her grandma Mary Culloden
in Leeds and was known to use both names.|
SE ; Sussex Square||Ron Stephens|
|I am descended from Thomas
Stephens [son of Richard Stephens]. Thomas was born about 1802 in Croyden
Surrey;died 23 Jan 1880 in Leeds. His spouse, Ann Bramham was born on Hunslet
Lane about 1805 and died in 1849. She is buried in Woodhouse Cemetery now located
behind the Univ. of Leeds. Their son, Thomas George Stephens was born 19
August 1838 in Leeds SE and was one at least 8 children of Thomas and Ann. Thomas
George Stephens married Ellen Middleton, following Ann's death in 1849.|
Ellen died in Dec. 1887 and is also buried in Woodhouse Cemetery next to Thomas
who died in 1880.
Thomas George Stephens was raised in Leeds, married Mary
Chalmers and had at least 7 children[Thomas G, Hawthorne, Herbert, Fanny,
Catherine, Richard Betts and Francis Betts Stephens [my grandfather]. They moved
to Buckingham in the mid 1870's, but Thomas George and Mary returned to Leeds,
and lived in the Round Hay area where he died in 1893. His wife, Mary continued
to live in Leeds until she died about 1926.
|Thomas Stephenson was
married to Mary Mann. He worked in a cloth Mill & later became a Newsagent.
I would like to find his parents. Can anyone help please.|
|I am descended from Mary
MILNER and Thomas STEPHENSON, printer, married 1842 St. Peter LEEDS.|
||One Name Study|
||All areas of Leeds
||Descendants of William Stockdale who married Elizabeth ? sometime in the mid 1820's.
HUNSLET, NEW WORTLEY, BRADFORD, ILKLEY|
|Family of Joseph STOCKWELL,
New Wortley 1800? - present, father was Joseph STOCKWELL. Married Sophia
Mary IBBERSON (nee HALL). Looking for siblings' descendants etc.|
||All around Leeds
||I know the family graves in New Wortley cemetry, I have the receipts for their purchases made by my Gt.Gt.Grandfather, Thomas Stokehill. The Stokehills were undertakers for three generations and worked from Oak Road and Armley Road. My interest would be if a list of how many funerals they had conducted could be made available, is this information ever known or published?
I now do a one name survey on Stokehill/Stockell.
Many thanks, Val Freeman.
Darryl Milner |
near Leeds||Mary Stott
||My ggggrandfather married
Suzanna Green at Bramley by Leeds in 1753. His daughter Harriot Stott's
will, dated 1825, referred to property in the Bramley area. She asked to be buried
at Bramley Chapel with all of her relatives, any info about family or Bramley
Moore ||My Strangeway ancestors
so far have all been found in Yorkshire. I still have living Strangeway relatives
in Leeds. Would like to make more connections.|
| Joyce Hayes ||Seth Strickland was
born about 1808 in Stanningley. He married Elizabeth Hargraves / Hargreave
in Leeds in 1832 and their children were born in Armley. I am looking for definitive
information on both Seth's and Elizabeth's parents. |
and 1900's||Staines or Middlesex|
| Helen Herbert |
onwards||Kippax, ,Bower's Row, East Leeds||
David Harrison ||My Grandmother, Florence
Sugden, was the first child of about 14 of John Willie Sugden and Annie
(Wilkinson). J.W. was a coal miner and they were in Kippax in 1901 and I know
some lived at Bower's Row. Any contacts would be appreciated.|
Calverley|| Glenn Angus ||Mary Sugden was born
circa 1825 Bradford, maried William Box b1824 at St Wilfrid, Calverley
1843. Moved to Austrailia on ship Trafalgar early 1850|
|Halton, Whitkirk areas|
| Dave Westall ||I am descended from this
family and can link to all the names in the 1851 & 1881 census indexes for
these areas but am missing female lines and present day.|
Leeds, & surrounding areas of nth Yorkshire|
A SWALLOW ||My grandfather Herbert
Swallow travelled to New Zealand around late1880's. He had a brother Ernest
& a sister Ada both of whom were living in Flamstead nr St Albans from before
the 1st world war. I know some cousins of the family were in the Harrogate o\&
nth Yorkshire area around this time.|
Blenkinson || |
was my gggrandfather, born in Leeds in 1849 to Eliza Ann Swallow. Trying
to trace ancestors.|
||I am interested in the family of Edward Dodds Swan, wife, Elizabeth Atkinson, in 1905, residing 2 Morris Grove, Kirkstall, Leeds. Their child, Ralph, is my daughter-in-law's grandfather. They migrated to Canada c 1915. Do you have any connection? I will be in Leeds the week of May 9th to pursue research of this family. Sincerely, Kitty Hayes, USA
||Dublin, Ireland. Hunslet & Leeds
||My Great Grandfather Anthony Swift was born in Leeds 1875, his father (also Anthony) b.1844 & Grandfather b.1824, in Dublin, Ireland. I am trying to trace any ancestors back to before they arrived in England.
||Jim Swift is my gg grandad and as far as i know the family have been in Leeds for a long time but originally came from Irleand. So trying to find siblings and anyone related from 1870 to present year.
Parish Church||David O Carroll
Martha Ward nee Sykes 6.11.1789-28.9.1840
||My g.grandad Walter
Oldfield Sykes born Huddersfield 1842 married Rachel Wilson 1870.trying
to trace his Dad William Coalminer (dead in 1870) born 1812-1822.|