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Colin Report 24 Jan 2005 16:19

Am looking for the following names;- Ward- Bethnal Green/Hackney Morley- Stoke Newington/Hackney before that Essex Easley- Whitechaple/Clapton Boswell- Hoxton Saywell- Bethnal Green Stevens- Stepney Burge- Bethnal Green Richards- Stepney Homes- Bethnal Green/Hackney Guyatt- Stepney Agass- Bethnal Green Orange- Hackney Organ- Hackney/Stepney before that Bath Catchpole Thanks Colin


Unknown Report 16 Sep 2005 00:48

Can't believe I haven't added to this one yet! Looking for.... ELLEN LEARY born c1830 Poplar, father James LEARY bricklayer CHARLES FLEWERS born c1830 Hackney father John FLEWERS bricklayer/greengrocer Ellen and Charles married in Bethnal Green in 1854 but I can't find either of them before the 1871 census Poplar. I also have a collection of wrong death certs for FREDERICK & MATILDA WOOD in London. Shoreditch Matilda WOOD 5-10-1872 Police Station, age 63, book sewer, widow of William Wood pocket book maker, sudden serious apoplexy, coroner inquest held ***would love to know what she was doing in the police station! North Hackney 16-4-1911 Spring Lane Upper Clapton, Frederick WOOD, age 71, a fishing tackle maker of 8 Crooked Billed Yard Shoreditch, Suffocated by vomit, concussion of brain, wounds of head, accidental fall, coroners inquest held ***wish this one was mine! Holywell & Moorfields 30-12-1858 Frederick WOOD, age 12 hours, son of Stephen James Wood, Lithographic Printer, debility 7 months child, S J Wood 4 Lees Bldgs, Shoreditch Mile End Old Town 28-4-1856 Matilda WOOD age 1, daughter of George Joseph Wood, musician, fever certified, informant G J Wood, 2 West St, Stepney You'll be pleased to know I now have my Frederick Wood so you can only have a copy. 5-10-1858 Regents Canal Basin, Frederick WOOD, age 54, bargeman, found drowning and afterwards dead in the regents canal basin how caused unknown, coroners inquest held Lyla


Unknown Report 16 Sep 2005 01:02

I have a page from the East End News dated 10 Jan 1930 Besides my story on the death of Emily Mott there are other items concerning the following people. Mrs A Haines & family of Abbotts Rd Mr & Mrs Morgan of Morant St Mr E Muddle & Son, High St Poplar Mr Albert Pattison of Gravesend Dr William Robert Ashurst of Farningham Alfred Greenland of Abbotts Road Fred Pattle of Limehouse William Taylor of Limehouse


DIZZI Report 16 Sep 2005 05:57

LOCK from Bow /Hackney later Sunbury on Thames and any from Shoe Lane hatmakers or carpenters


Unknown Report 24 Aug 2006 17:26

JAMES LEARY - POPLAR I have these notes from the book of transcriptions of the St Mary & St Joseph RC Chapel Poplar 1818-1856 held at the SoG that may be of use to someone. (Note Helen/Ellen are interchangeable because of the latin translation according to the book) Baptisms James Leary & Helen Sullivan Judith 23/8/1822 sponsors Michael Cronin/Mary Mahoney James Leary & Catherine Driscole 12/5/1825 Helen sp. Jeremiah McCarthy/Mary Brien 14/12/1826 Ann sp. Daniel Donovan/Jane Donovan 24/12/1831 Mary sp. Edw Barry/Mary Mahoney 6/12/1833 Catherine sp. Jeremiah Connelly/Mary Donovan 26/9/1836 Timothy sp. Bartholmew Donovan/Helen Leary 24/1/1840 Bridget sp. Patrick Crawley/Helen Donovan 20/1/1843 Jermiah sp. Edw Nolan/Honorah Driscoll 1/1/1848 James sp. Daniel Ryan/Ellen Leary James Leary & Judith Neil 17/6/1823 John sp. Thomas Donovan/Mary Donovan James Leary & Mary Neil 13/1/1825 James sp. James Sullivan/Mary Neil James Leary & Julia Neal 7/7/1827 Daniel sp. Timothy Leary/Mary ??? 25/2/1829 Joseph sp. Dennis Leary/Ann McCarthy James Leary & Helen Cokeley 10/2/1824 Helen sp. Timothy MaCarthy/Helen Regan 8/6/1825 Ann sp. Jeremiah Mahoney/Judith Cokeley 21/11/1826 John sp. Richard Harrington/Helen Crawley 5/1/1829 Helen Leary sp. Michael Crawley/Helen Crawley 3/3/1832 Daniel sp. Cornelius Sullivan/James Leary ***it would be nice if I could prove these ones were mine! These are handwritten notes I made months ago so please excuse any transcription errors. Hope this helps someone.

Teresa in Wirral

Teresa in Wirral Report 24 Aug 2006 18:16

Looking for PRINCE John George

♫ D☺ver Sue

♫ D☺ver Sue Report 24 Aug 2006 18:17

Looking for information about the HUNT family from Stepney who had a building firm there in the late 1800s - Early 1900s. Also John & Fanny RILEY living in Aldersgate in 1841. John ran a coffee shop and his Daughter, also Fanny was born in Africa so he may have travelled to purchase supplies. Anyone have any further info?


Unknown Report 4 Sep 2006 22:30

Will of FRANCES GRIFFITHS, widow of Poplar 1827 I have just downloaded a will from NA that is not mine - if anyone is interested I can send you a copy. Husband Owen Griffiths, shipwright. Son William Griffiths, executor, daughters Martha and Charlotte Griffiths. Daughters from former husband Frances Hill and Mary Ann Hill, Daughter Elizabeth wife of Thomas Cooley/Nolley? and his daughter from first wife, Ann Mary Cooley. Sounds like in 1835 all but Elizabeth are dead. Too tired to read the rest... Lyla PS IGI Marriage 1793 shows an Owen Griffiths marrying a Frances Hill in Westminster and a baptisms of William, Charlotte and Martha Griffiths in Stepney/Poplar 1793-1798

karate man ray

karate man ray Report 27 Sep 2007 08:07

from ray owen help someone please
hi looking for john owen b1811 married to martha cooley 1811c lived in polar/limehouse in hotel john died leaving martha to bring up the children all in hotel the children spread all over the east end my great grandfather was charles alpha owen HELP they married st sepulter on record 1947 but i cant find anything about them im stuck


ladybird1300 Report 27 Sep 2007 09:27

Looking for:
Charles Dunster Hackney
Emma Eliza Taylor Stepney/Poplar/Limehouse
Louisa Nixon Shoreditch
Samuel Farmer St George in the East


Jean Report 27 Sep 2007 20:11

looking for:


karate man ray

karate man ray Report 6 Dec 2007 23:24

hi i have owen
from limehouse in my tree


LesleyB Report 6 Dec 2007 23:47

I have lots of families in Limehouse/Stepney/Ratcliff
as follows

Smith (ha, ha)



Georgiana Report 24 Dec 2007 10:17

I am looking for BARSBY William Paterson born Poplar? around 1847 died March 1896 in Poplar


joy Report 14 Jan 2008 09:48

Hi Debi im also interested in Rivers from Hackney Limehouse St george Joy


Ellie Report 14 Jan 2008 14:53

Still looking for any others with the following names:


in the Stepney, Mile End, Bethnal Green and Walthamstow areas.



joy Report 19 Jan 2008 21:00

Any RIVERS descendants family eg. MORGAN, COLE, FOOT or FOOTE


Alyson Report 29 Jan 2008 15:20

Hi looking for



Lesley\Suzanne Report 29 Jan 2008 17:55

WOOD - Shoreditch, St Luke, Bethnal Green. Any WOOD families with kidney disease particularly.

JONES - Shoreditch

HAPPE - St. Georges in the East

HOPPE - St. Georges in the East, Mile End, Poplar

RONDEAU - Bethnal Green

STANLEY - Shoreditch, Bethnal Green

McDERMOTT - Stepney, Bethnal Green


Alyson Report 8 Feb 2008 18:55