Family History

Stovin Family – of Tetley & Hirst Priory

From – The history and topography of the Isle of Axholme Lincolnshire William Brocklehurst Stonehouse, 1839 FAMILY OF STOVIN It has been handed down by tradition in this family that they came into England with the Conqueror and that the first settler was chief of the bow stringers who attended his army. To this tradition, it…

Crowle Church as described in The History and Topography of the Isle of Axholme, Stonehouse

Crowle Church as described in The History and Topography of the Isle of Axholme, Stonehouse

THE CHURCH, DEDICATED to St. Oswald, which is of Saxon origin, contains at the west end some remains of the original fabric. There is a very ancient doorway, formed by a large stone, resting on two other large stones, having on one side, some grotesque figures, carved in a very rude manner; and on the…

Quaker Burial Ground

There was a Quaker burial ground just off Brewery Road. Its location is shown on the 1738 manorial plan. It would appear that it dates to 1697 when Thomas Wrestle of Winteringham surrended a plot of land, 20 yards square, to Thomas Wrestle, Junior, of Belton, Joseph Berrier and Robert Coakes for a Quaker burial…

THROSTLE & BROWN

My 2X gr-grandparents, Ann THROSTLE and Thomas BROWN arrived in Canada about 1845. I am hoping to connect both of them to their ancestors in England. Many years ago, I hired a professional genealogist in Lincolnshire and while she was unable to determine the parents of Thomas she did find information on a Nancy Throstle…

FAMILY HISTORY FROM ACROSS THE HUMBER

hello axholme my name is rob brewitt and im researching the families of axholme haxey and the families of axholme I live in driffield in east Yorkshire but my great grandfather and my family come from axholme im wondering if anyone knows of the following families and if I have any relations still in the…

THE FAMILY OF DALES OR DALE OF AXHOLME

My ancestor was THOMAS DALES of Axholme who married ESTHER RHODES(EASTER ROADS) also of Axholme, in St. Oswalds Church, Crowle, on 23 November, 1775. This was the nearest church at the time. At the wedding were the bride’s father, AARON RHODES and an ELIZABETH RHODES, but no mention of any Dales witnesses. I am attempting…