I am hoping that someone has a copy of the Elland Parish Records.
Looking for James Pitchforth; b: 1721; Father: Thomas Pitchforth of Elland.
I have looked on Ancestry.com and James' baptism is not entered there.
I believe there are missing pages of the Elland Parish Register on...
Does anyone know where Fixby Gate is or was? What I can gather from the 1861 census is it is somewhere in Cowcliffe in Fixby. I have great difficulties using old-maps.co.uk. and have not been able to find Fixby Gate on that site.
Would a cloth dresser still use hand tools in 1841 or would they most likely work in a mill as a machine operative?
William Pitchforth was described as a cloth dresser in 1791 on his marriage register, so I have been assuming that he would have worked in a cropping shop using...
Hello All at Family History UK
My name is Karen and I live in Brisbane, Australia. I am researching my mother's side of the family and am currently focusing on the Winterbottom line from West Yorkshire.
Looking forward to some interesting conversation.