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Esther ? Fotherly Langburn

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Peter Report 11 Jul 2011 01:03

Hi there,

My ancestor John Langburn and his intended wife Esther Fotherley made a purchase of land in North Yorkshire in May 1727. John and Esther Langburn seem to have settled in Commondale in the Parish of Danby.

1) I can't find this marriage between John Langburn and Esther Fotherley and would love to do so. Can anyone help. The couple only had two known sons and the first was baptised at Glaisdale, Yorkshire on 4th June 1728.

2) Esther was a widow when she married John Langburn and her maiden name is not known. Her first husband, John Fotherley died in the summer of 1725 and Esther was was left land at Whitby, Aislaby and Castleton. John also left several properties to members of his family. After two years of mourning, which was probably expected, John Langburn and Esther were married. I am looking for Esther ?'s marriage to John Fotherley.

Thanks in advance for help.



Lynski Report 11 Jul 2011 06:12

For reference -

Jno. Langburn
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

residence: York, England
parents: Jno. Langburn

record title: England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
name: Jno. Langburn
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 04 Jun 1728
baptism/christening place: GLAISDALE,YORK,ENGLAND
father's name: Jno. Langburn
indexing project (batch) number: P00751-1
system origin: England-ODM
source film number: 432131


Peter Report 11 Jul 2011 22:32

Thanks; can anyone spot them?


Peter Report 11 Jul 2011 22:32

Thanks; can anyone spot them?


Peter Report 11 Jul 2011 22:32

Thanks; can anyone spot them?


Vicci Report 11 Jul 2011 23:16

Esther , Any Event, 1690 - 1710, British Isles
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Batch Number: P007501
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1. ESTHER UNTHANK - International Genealogical Index
Gender: Female Birth: 04 DEC 1707 Danby In Cleveland, Yorkshire, England
2. ESTHER TWEDDIL - International Genealogical Index
Gender: Female Christening: 25 APR 1702 Danby In Cleveland, Yorkshire, England

1672 Wykeham, Yorkshire, England


Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.

Source Information:
Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
C041653 1653 - 1710

no sign of any marriage between Esther and John Fotherley


Peter Report 14 Jul 2011 16:38

Thank you for this ... interesting to say the least.

I have another post on here regarding Bethalina Chapman, my ancestor and granddaughter-in-law of Esther Langburn.

Now, when searching for Bethalina Chapman on the IGI I noticed a marriage in Stokesley, North Yorkshire in 1754. This was bettwen another (but no doubt relation) Bethalina Chapman and Horatio Tweddle.

Also, when Esther's grandson Nathaniel Langburn married Bethalina Chapman in Liverton in 1789 he stated he was living in Stokesley, Yorkshire.

Am I making unreasonable connections here? What do you think?



Peter Report 21 Jan 2013 02:54

Now interestingly ... an update! Just found this marriage:

Hester Twodell

England, Marriages, 1538–1973

marriage 13 Dec 1720 York, England

spouseJohn Fotherby

groom's nameJohn Fotherby
bride's nameHester Twodell
marriage date13 Dec 1720
marriage placeYork, England
indexing project (batch) numberI03801-8
system originEngland-EASy
source film number1469731

Also, her baptism states her father is William Tweddle and she seems to have had a brother born 1713.

Now I have looked on the IGI for her father and the NBI for her father and brother - nothing stands out. Trying to find a connection now between Esther Tweddle and the connection mentioned above!




Peter Report 21 Jan 2013 12:11