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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
Wow - I had never heard of this - though I did know times were hard with a number of potters (including some of my ancestors) emigrating around this time and one of my 3x GGG Grandfathers (also a potter) being transported for life for stealing shoes.