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Havant Hampshire
Hi All
I am looking for living and descendants of James William Dawes born Bishop Wilton Yorkshire(1875)and Sarah Ann Nellis born Guisborough Yorkshire (1877) They Married Sep Q 1900 in Knaresborough Yorkshire.
They had five Children Eva born Bilton Yorks 1901,Annie born 1909 Knaresborough Yorks,Albert born 1913 and died 1918 Knaresborough,Yorks,there was also another Child born 1917 Knaresborough Yorks (unable to read record properly)
and lastly my Husbands Mother Edith born 1920 Knaresborough Yorks.
Any help would be gratefully appreciated.
Hi Naomi,

I am replying on behalf of my Grandad, Alan Dawes, his grandad was born in Yorkshire, Bishop Wilton as James William Dawes in 1875 and married Sarah Ann Nellis. The children as he knows it was
Eddie (your mother),
Annie, (She was married to a man called Ted Watson, who moved to East Leigh in Havant Hampshie after the war),
George, (who was last known in dwelling in Middleborough)
Herbert (he worked in Conservative club in Starbeck and was married to a lady called Betty who was a nurse),
James (which is my grandad's father - born 1914),
wilfred (who was born in 1922, killed in Burma in 1945).

He is not sure about the others.

My grandad is also trying to find out about his family tree so any information you have would be greatly appreciated. Email deleted for security. Julie moderator

Many thanks

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Hi and

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this is the family
DAWES, James William Husband M 36 1875 Sanitary Vanman Howden Yorkshire
DAWES, Sarah Ann Wife Married F 33 1878 Guisborough Yorkshire
DAWES, Eva Daughter F 10 1901 New Park Yorkshire
DAWES, George Nellis Son M 8 1903 New Park Yorkshire
DAWES, Herbert Son M 6 1905 New Park Yorkshire
DAWES, Elizabeth Daughter F 2 1909 New Park Yorkshire
DAWES, Annie Daughter F 1 1910 New Park Yorkshire

New Park is the Skipton Road area of Harrogate, north of the city centre
Married 10 years - 5 children, all living

Registration District:
Sub District:Harrogate

Address:19 Glendowne Skipton Road Killinghall
County:Yorkshire (West riding)

Later children to parents Dawes and Nellis
Albert 1913 Knaresborough
James W 1914 Knaresborough
Edith 1920 Knaresborough
I did not find Wilfred 1922
Hi Dave

Thank you very much for your quick reply and information. Can you tell me where you got the info from? I've just spoke to my Grandad and he is very grateful and wishes to pass on his thanks as well. I dont suppose you have any other information from the Dawes side of the family do you?

Once again thank you.

Hi Melissa

I use various sites, the info so far is from FreeBMD and Ancestry.
Here's families which could be yours
George Nellis Dawes married Matilda J Ogleby, J/D 1925 Middlesborough, ref 9d 1219
Edith M J/S 1928 Middlesborough
George A J/S 1932 Middlesborough

Herbert Dawes married Elizabeth Pearson, J/M 1932 Leeds North ref 9b 745
Catherine J/M 1933 Knaresborough
Sylvia J/M 1933 Knaresborough

Annie Dawes married John E Watson, J/S 1930 Knaresborough ref 9a 241
Margaret E J/S 1931 Knaresborough
Marian 1934 J/S 1934 Knaresborough
Malcolm E O/D 1935 Knaresborough
John E A/J 1938 Knaresborough
Dorothy M J/M 1940
David C J/S 1944

James W Dawes married Gladys Nesbitt, O/D 1934 Knaresborough ref 9a 252
Joyce J/S 1935 Knaresborough
Alan A/J 1937 Knaresborough
Patricia E O/D 1939 Knaresborough
Terence J/S 1943 Knaresborough

Wilfred I cannot find his birth details. If it is 1922 this record is not correct
Wilfred Dawes married Esther M Simpson J/S 1936 Knaresborough ref 9a 229
Maureen A/J 1937 Knaresborough
Barbara A O/D 1939 Knaresborough

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Name: Wilfred DAWES Memorial Scroll

Branch at death: Infantry

Regiment, Corps etc.: The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

Branch at 01/09/39: Infantry

Regiment, Corps etc.: The West Yorkshire Regt (The Prince of Wales' Own)

Last name: Dawes

First name(s): Wilfred

Initials: W

Birthplace: Yorkshire

Residence: Yorkshire

Rank: J Lance-Corporal

Number: 4540716

Date died: 25 February 1945

Theatre of war: Burma

I am married to Elizabeth Anne Dawes who is the Daughter of George Anthony Dawes, who is a descendant of George Nellis Dawes and Matilda Jane Ogilvy.

Below is a copy of the descendancy report for George Nellis Dawes. Hope you can help adding to our info.

Descendancy Report for George Nellis Dawes
Page 1 of 2
Generation 1
1 . George Nellis Dawes was born 25 August 1902 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England and died about 1957 in
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.
Children of George Nellis Dawes and Matilda Jane Ogelby :
2 . i George Anthony Dawes B: 25 June 1932 Harrogate, Yorkshire, England D: 27 November 1990
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
ii Eileen Eva Dawes B: 27 May 1926 Harrogate, Yorkshire, England D: about 1985 Middlesbrough, Yorkshire,
iii Edith Mary Dawes B: 24 May 1928 Harrogate, Yorkshire, England
Generation 2
2 . George Anthony Dawes was born 25 June 1932 in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England and died 27 November 1990
in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England. He married Joyce Elizabeth Harding 2 April 1955 in Middlesbrough,
Yorkshire, England. She was born 8 July 1935 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England and died 2 March 1978 in
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.
Children of George Anthony Dawes and J oyce Elizabeth Harding :
i Susan Elizabeth Dawes B: 27 September 1955 , Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
ii Kenneth George Dawes B: 17 November 1956 , Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
3 . iii Anthony Dawes B: 18 December 1957 , Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
4 . iv Christine Dawes B: 13 January 1960 , Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
5 . v Elizabeth Anne Dawes B: 19 April 1961 Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
6 . vi Janet Dawes B: 21 May 1964 Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
vii Eric Edwin Dawes B: 5 January 1969 , Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
Generation 3
3 . Anthony Dawes was born 18 December 1957 in , Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England. He married Sylvia Nunn
daughter of Norman Nunn and Margaret (unknown) 1978 . She was born November 1956 in ,
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England. He married Linda Devlin Bryant daughter of Hugh Osbourn Finlay Govan
and Catherine (unknown) 5 April 1990 in Registry Office, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England. She was born
17 September 1951 in , Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Children of Anthony Dawes and Sylvia Nunn :
i Margaret Joyce Dawes B: 11 December 1978 Parkside Hospital, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
ii Karen Dawes B: 16 December 1979 Parkside Hospital, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
iii Norman Anthony Dawes B: 11 December 1982 Parkside Hospital, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
Child of Anthony Dawes and Linda Devlin Bryant :
i Stuart Anthony Dawes B: 18 October 1988 North Tees Hospital, Stockton, Teeside, England
4 . Christine Dawes was born 13 January 1960 in , Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England. She married Jason
Treloare 18 January 1992 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England. He was born 21 June 1969 in Middlesbrough,
Yorkshire, England. She married Colin Heel . He was born 3 March 1953 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.
Children of Jason Treloare and C hristine Dawes :
i Jason Lee Treloare B: 24 June 1995 James Cook Hospital, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
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19 November 2010