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LYON of Geddington NTHS

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moonbi Report 30 Nov 2012 07:21

Dusty docs sends one back to free reg, and family search etc.......

merely a forwarding search engine


moonbi Report 30 Nov 2012 00:34

Thanks Ann, I have been using the Free reg uk site and its quite helpful,

dusty docs is not a site Im familiar with, will look into it later today.

but John the father of Robert (birth year unknown) is the man I am seeking.
In order to Connect the Lyon family of Geddington to the Lyon family of weekley,

Looks like Geddington records start at 1680. so thats useful.
I think I will have to pay for some lookups via the NRO research service.
This is what I did last year when I ordered the wills and some other info.

But it will have to wait until next year !
Thanks again for everything


moonbi Report 30 Nov 2012 00:22

Thank you Gins, that is my other thread about John Lyon.


AnnCardiff Report 29 Nov 2012 11:51

DustyDocs - English Parish Registers Online
Gretton Parish Registers. BAPTISMS 1557-1926 MARRIAGES 1559-1944 BURIALS 1558-1930; BAPTISMS 1730-1910 MARRIAGES limited BURIALS 1850-1880 limited - Cached


Gins Report 29 Nov 2012 11:50

For additional info which may or may not help


AnnCardiff Report 29 Nov 2012 11:49

The National Archives | Search other Archives | Accessions to ...
Gretton Parish Council: minutes and corresp 1953-2002 (P368) Greyfriars Bowling Club ... Longney parish: registers and papers incl transcripts of parish terriers (1613-1704 ... - Cached
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AnnCardiff Report 29 Nov 2012 11:48

Parish registers and Bishops' transcripts - Section Two ...
Gretton 1606 - 1802 1737 - 1796. 1813 - 1843 Nassington 1605 - 1673. 1610 - 1744 ... Your recent history. Parish registers and Bishops' transcripts - Section Two - Cached


AnnCardiff Report 29 Nov 2012 11:45

Gretton Parish Records
Northamptonshire Contents Gretton Parish Records. Elisabeth Jordan, of the Gretton Local History Society, holds transcripts of the Parish Church registers of Baptisms ... - Cached

Gretton Parish Register Abstracts - RootsWeb: Freepages
The early Gretton Parish Register has some years listed going from January to December and some going from 25 Mar to 24 Mar. For instance in 1571 the year's entries ... - Cached

Gretton, Northamptonshire genealogy heraldry and family history
Gretton, a village and a parish in Northamptonshire. The village stands near the river Welland and the boundary with Rutland, with a station on the M. - Cached

Gretton Local History Society
Gretton Parish Records. The Society holds transcripts of the Parish Church registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1558 to the 20th century (various dates) in ...

Gretton Baptisms 1700 - 1751: The Craxford Family Genealogy ...
Transcription of the Gretton Parish Registers (from Northamptonshire Birth / Baptismal Indexes 1700 - 1751; 1751 - 1812; Baptism Index 1813 - 1843)


AnnCardiff Report 29 Nov 2012 11:44

Northamptonshire - FreeREG - Search UK Parish Register Indices
Geddington: St Mary Magdalene: May 2012: 1680-1800 1813-1843: Suzanne Foster: 1680-1771 ... Transcribed from W P W Phillimore's "Northamptonshire Parish Registers. Marriages Vol ... - Cached


moonbi Report 28 Nov 2012 23:18

Is it at all possible that the records for these villages have not yet been transcribed ?


moonbi Report 28 Nov 2012 23:16

Thanks so much for taking the time to look.

My aim was to connect this Robert of Geddington to John Lyon of Weekley, who is my main line ancestor. they may be cousins or even brothers.

Two generations earlier I have the GG granfather John Lyon of Weekley had a will proved 1598 Weekley. Yoeman who mentioned in his will brothers Robert and Richard.

hence my theory :-D


AnnCardiff Report 28 Nov 2012 23:08

not having much luck I'm afraid - still, you've done well to get back as far as you havve


moonbi Report 28 Nov 2012 23:07

I have found an Ursula Lyon died 1715
buried 25 July 1715 widow. Geddington.

This makes sense with the burial record for Robert Lyon Bur 22 Apr 1685.Geddington

If he did marry 2x, then this was the second one.


moonbi Report 28 Nov 2012 22:47

THanks very much Ann

this is the family of Robert Lyon and Elizabeth Bates who married 21 Dec 1710 in Cottingham. 2nd Marriage for this man.

his 2nd lot of his children - named after all the grandparents. !

however I have the above daughter Susannah bap 1707 as the child of Robert and his FIRST wife Susannah who died in 1709 Geddington.

So what I THINK am needing to know is of the FATHER of this Robert who married Firstly susannah and secondly Elizabeth.

IS the Father (Robert the son of JOHN) the one who married Ursula Freeman ? and maybe also had 2 marriages ?


AnnCardiff Report 28 Nov 2012 22:20

found this in case it's of any use

name: Elizabeth
gender: Female

Marriages (1)
spouse: Robert Lyon (AFN: 337P-S18 )
Hide children (4)

child 1: Joseph Lyon (AFN: 337P-VR5 )
gender: Male
CHRISTENING 14 December 1718

child 2: Ursula Lyon (AFN: 337P-TVL )
gender: Female
CHRISTENING 1 December 1711

child 3: Susannah Lyon (AFN: 337P-SVF )
gender: Female
BIRTH 5 April 1708
CHRISTENING 26 April 1707

child 4: Robert Lyon (AFN: 337P-VBG )
gender: Male
CHRISTENING 24 March 1717


moonbi Report 28 Nov 2012 22:00

info on the family of Robert Lyon who married Ursula Freeman on 19th July 1658 at Gretton.
it said on the marriage record groom was of Geddington and bride was of Gretton.

trying to work out if this is a 2nd marriage for him and if their were children.

I dont know Robert's birth either, but his father is John Lyon.
and there were many Robert Lyon.

It could be his death buried 22 Apr 1685 Geddington.

I have tried free reg uk, family search and mundia trees.

There is a Robert married Susannah, and I have details of this family. no need to find that again thanks.