Research: William Green

Today I am sharing my research on my research on my 4x great grandfather William Green. He was in 1819, Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire and became a Cabinet Maker. Read his full story here.

Research: James Wright

Today I am sharing my research of my 4x great grandfather James Wright who was born in 1815 in Marton, East Yorkshire.

Research: John Smith

My 3x great grandfather John Smith was born in 1835 and worked as a joiner from a young age in Hull. He worked his way up from an apprentice to being an employer in his own right. Read his full story here!

Research: Thomas Beacock

Today I research my 3x great grandfather Thomas Beacock, who was the illegitimate son of Sarah Beacock. Without Thomas keeping is mother’s surname, I would not be a Beacock!

Research: William Hall

Today I am sharing my research on my 2x great grandfather William Hall was born in 1884 and lived to the age of 90 years old. I would have loved to have met him, as he would have had stories of Hull and surrounding areas from the 1800s to late 1900s. He worked very hard throughout a life that threw many challenges at him. Read his full story here.

Research: Thomas Wright

Today I am sharing my research of 3x great uncle, Thomas Wright. He was born in 1881 in Burton Pidsea, Yorkshire. I do not know a great amount about Thomas, but here is what I do know!

Research: Matthew Beacock

Today I have decided to share my research on my 9x great grandfather, Matthew Beacock. Born in 1627 Lincolnshire, Matthew and his family lived and tried to survive through the violent English Civil War and also the strict rules that were enforced by Oliver Cromwell. Read his full story here!

Research: Arabella Baxter (nee Bassett)

Today I am sharing my research on my 2x great grandmother, Arabella Baxter (nee Bassett). There doesn’t seem to be a lot of information about her, despite passing away in the 50s, and there doesn’t seem to be any photographs of her. It is a mystery to me, but you can read what I do know about her here.

Research: Henry Hunter

My 4x great grandfather Henry Hunter was born in 1806: a totally different world to what we are used to! Learn more about him here!

Research: Charles Wright

Charles Wright was my 3x great uncle. He was the youngest sibling of my 2x great grandmother, Mary Ann Hunter (nee Wright). Charles had a very eventful and interesting life and I would have loved to have met him.

Research: Frederick Baxter

Today I have decided to share my research on my 2x great uncle Frederick Baxter. Although quite limited, my research has made me question a lot of things about Fred and his life. These questions remain unanswered, but hopefully in the near future, I will be able to contact a descendant of his, and fill in the gaps that are currently unknown! Read his full story here!