On this day …

On this day … 19th August

1746 … Martha Jackson and John Lonsdale married in Keighley, West Yorkshire.

1827 … Robert Astin and Nancy Dyson married.  They are my 3x great grandparents.


On this day … 18th August

1633 … William Hurtley was born in Kirkby Malahmadale, Yorkshire.  His parents were Thomas Hurtley and Elizabeth Deane.  He is my 7x great grandfather.

1903 … Mary Anne Paley (nee Spink) died.  She is my 2x great grandmother.

1924 … Florence Espley was born in Stockport, Cheshire to parents James Henry Espley and Mary Fox.  She is my wife’s 4th cousin.

On this day … 16th August

1857 … Mary Rebecca Snowden was born to parents John Snowden and Martha Nelson.  She is the 2nd cousin 1x removed of the wife of my 2x great grand uncle.

1956 … Alice Britliff (nee Lockington) died in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.  She is my wife’s grandmother.