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    Henry Witherington -Carrickmacross

    Hi John, I have sent you a message, Lee
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    Henry Witherington -Carrickmacross

    Hi John, It’s great to hear from you. I am Related to Henry’s son - John Withrington 1870 - 1908. He married Emily Hack the daughter of a Methodist minister and ran a Grocers store in Carrickmacross until shortly after his fathers death when he sadly went bankrupt. He then moved to Durham in...
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    Woollen Manufacture- Rochdale early 1800s

    Thanks solidrock - that must be my chap :)(y)
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    Woollen Manufacture- Rochdale early 1800s

    Thanks for your reply Brentor boy - unfortunately that is a different and ,as far as I can see, unconnected William Hastings who confusingly was also a Woollen Manufacturer in Hastings. my William Hastings died in 1820 and was survived by one son William Hilton Hastings who did not continue the...
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    Woollen Manufacture- Rochdale early 1800s

    Hello everyone, My 5 * G Grandfather William Hastings was a Woollen Manfacturer in Rochdale Lancashire. He was a partner in the firm Hastings, Fisher and Company which was dissolved in 1814 and then carried on the business on his own account until his death in 1820. can anyone advise me on how I...
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    The bethell family of Painswick & Greenwich

    Sadly not and the witnesses are both Bethells - see attached ooops -didn’t see you’d already replied !
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    The bethell family of Painswick & Greenwich

    Thanks Dave - a definite possibility 😊
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    The bethell family of Painswick & Greenwich

    This is an interesting thought!
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    The bethell family of Painswick & Greenwich

    Hi Everyone, I am researching the Bethell family of Painswick, a branch of which moved to Greenwich in the early 1800s I have heard of an out of print book by David Bethel called “An Industrious People: A Celebration of the Bethell families” - does anyone own a copy and if so could they tell me...
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    George Buckley b. About 1811 - Staffordshire

    Thank you - I won’t :)
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    George Buckley b. About 1811 - Staffordshire

    Thanks ever so much- we may not have found George but the Spilburys are a whole new branch on Maria’s side - looks like I can get further back with the Darlingtons too :)
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    George Buckley b. About 1811 - Staffordshire

    Oh dear! I’m rapidly going off George! Thanks Gibbo
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    George Buckley b. About 1811 - Staffordshire

    Could you tell me if you found a source giving Maria’s mothers maiden name as Spilsbury? Thanks Lee
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    George Buckley b. About 1811 - Staffordshire

    Yes - Mary Buckley married a William Booth - I think this was Joseph’s stepsons - see census attached to recently reply - this is getting exciting now! Sorry should have attached this before - Mary Buckley’s Marriage cert - giving George as father
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    George Buckley b. About 1811 - Staffordshire

    Have just had another look for Ann Buckley in 1851 - and am reassessing someone I have formerly dismissed. On the attached census an Ann Buckley of the right age is working as a Servant for Joseph Darlington - the same Joseph Darlington who was living in Wellington Place (Where Maria Buckley...
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