On this day …

On this day … 10th August

1891 … Sarah Ellen Dawson was born in Keighley, West Yorkshire to parents James Dawson and Ellen Buckley.  She is my grand aunt.


On this day … 9th August

1871 … Thomas Gawthrop died aged 14 in Cowling, West Yorkshire.  His parents were Joseph Gawthrop and Susannah Benson.  He is my 1st cousin 3x removed.

1878 … Harriet Paley (nee Richmond) died at Threshfield in Yorkshire.  She is the wife of my 2x great grand uncle.

1934 … Ellen Hurtley (nee Paley) died in Cononley, Yorkshire.  She is my great grandmother.

On this day … 5th August

1827 … David Snowden was born to parents Joseph Snowden and Mary Cowgill.  He is the 2nd cousin of the wife of my 2x great grand uncle.

1868 … James Musgrove was born in Blackburn, Lancashire to parents John Musgrove and Catherine Ainsworth.  He is my great grand uncle.

On this day … 4th August

1866 … Esther Dawson and Pearson Holmes married at St. Andrew’s church in Kildwick, West Yorkshire.  Esther is my 2x great grand aunt.

1951 … My parents Graham Dawson and Alice Musgrove were married at St. James’s church in Clitheroe, Lancashire.

On this day … 2nd August

1814 … Aaron Rayner was born at Dacre Bank in North Yorkshire.  He is the great grandfather of the wife of my 4th cousin 1x removed.

1856 … Susannah Musgrove was born in Over Darwen, Lancashire.  Her parents were John Musgrove and Catherine Ainsworth.  She is my great grand aunt.

1908 … George Britliff and Alice Lockington married at Grimsby Parish Church.  They are my wife’s grandparents.

1920 … Thomas Musgrove and Winifred Agnes Taylor married in Sabden, Lancashire.  They are my uncle and aunt.