Category: Family History

June 1, 2013


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 to trace the parents of my ancestor THOMAS DALES and […]

January 26, 2013

Henry Lister Maw

Journal of a Passage from the Pacific to the Atlantic: crossing the Andes in the Northern Provinces of Peru, and descending the River Marañon or Amazon.              

January 14, 2013

James Lister Esq. of Hirst Priory – Obituary as published in Stamford Mercury, Friday 09 November 1866

James Lister, Esq., of Hirst Priory, Isle of Axholme, and Ousefleet Grange, Yorkshire, whose death we announced last week at the advanced age of 89, was the son of Geo. Stovin, Esq, of Tetley House, Lincolnshire, who took the surname and arms of Lister under the will of Thos. Lister, Esq , of Girsby House, Deceased married in 1800 Alice daughter of Robert Spofforth, Esq. […]

October 5, 2012

Peacocks of Crowle

BL: Saturday 14 January 1797 – Bankrupts – Cornelius Peacock and Benjamin Hitchins, of CHatham Place Monday 5th October 1812 [Salisbury and Winchester Journal] Yesterday on Queen-square, Aldersgate-street, Mr T Peacock, formerly of Chatham-place, a well known character in the metropolis. [Sheffield Independent] Sat 25 Jan 1840. On the 16th instant, at Crowle, Cornelius Peacock, Esq, of that place, in the 25th year of his […]

March 6, 2012

Will of Cornelius Peacock

I Cornelius Peacock of Crowle in the County of Lincoln, merchat, hereby revoking all other wills …   … my only son Thomas Peacock should   Mr William Charles Haslewood Mr Thomas Brumby of Retford

January 8, 2012

Anderson Hind of Crowle

    Anderson’s Father John Hind moved to Crowle not long after he and Elizabeth Anderson were married in Epworth on 3rd October 1800. In 1802 John Hind bought a Corn Mill in Crowle from Mr James Turner. This was the year in which Anderson, the eldest child of John & Elizabeth, was born. Under the Crowle Enclosure Award of 1822 John Hind was awarded […]

October 6, 2011

The first Goldthorps in Crowle.

The first Goldthorps in Crowle.   John Goldthorp married Susannah Crossland at St. Oswald’s Church in Crowle on 17 Nov. 1709. John must have been an incomer, Susannah being baptised on 25 Apr. 1686. The children baptised with their parentage were: – Mary. 12 Oct 1710. Elizabeth. 31 May 1713. Anne. 28 Jan. 1716. Susannah. 19 Jan 1718. Anne. 30 Jan. 1723. John. 17 Nov. […]

January 1, 1970

Early Goldthorpe spellings in the Kirkburton Registers.

Early Goldthorpe spellings in the Kirkburton Registers. Originally the parish of the kirk (church) at Burton 1540 to January 15th 1654. Parish clerks were only partly literate, word spellings not finalised and they often just wrote down what they heard. In fact a surname can be spelt two different ways in the same sentence. Browsing the family histories which intertwine on the website, […]