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George Marsh of Tankersley Autobiography

A Sketch of the Life of George Marsh of Pilley Green, Tankersley, Barnsley   Originally published by Pawson & Brailsford, Sheffield, 1912 Contains references to three Couldwell men. INTRODUCTION In publishing this short sketch of the life of one of the most respected inhabitants of Pilley, in the Parish of Tankersley, Yorks., it is hoped …

Hope-Edwardes genealogy

  Robert Hanson Coldwell married Clare Victoria Hope-Edwards in 1851 Hope-Edwardes Genealogy  (see bottom right for Coldwell entry) The Netley Estate, Salop Mr Thomas Henry Hope-Edwards commissioned Mr John Treasure to erect a mansion or dwelling house at Netley to the design of architect Edward Haydock on 6th December 1855. The original parchment contract can …

Phoebe Jane Coldwell

  An illustrated diary by Phoebe Jane (Janey) and friend Emilie with poetic descriptions written whilst students at Bishop Strachan’s School in Toronto around 1880. Janey’s father was originally from Yorkshire. (Scanned by Balfour Le Gresley, Toronto 1999) Read the Diary

Huskar Pit and Bulla Hall Deeds

  These papers are of interest in trying to determine the reason why Jonas Clarke named his son Robert Coldwell Clarke (sometimes Robert Couldwell Clarke). Why Coldwell? Robert was the owner of Huskar Pit (coal mine) at the time of the pit disaster in 1838 in which 26 young children died. Robert lived at Noblethorpe Hall, …

War Records

  Click below to open links: Forces War Records Commonwealth War Graves Debt of Honour register Yorkshire WW1 Hospital Record Casualties       Russian Convoy by John Lindsay Coldwell 1941                                          

Gaspereaux, Canada: Coldwell Cemeteries

  Graves in Hants Co. Nova Scotia, Canada   THE COLDWELL FAMILY CEMETERY GASPEREAUX 1.   Michael Coldwell, b. 21 July 1815, d. 25 March 1893 2.   Elizabeth Coldwell his wife, b. 16 August 1828, d. 9 November 1909 3.   Infant daughter of Elizabeth and Michael Coldwell, unnamed, no tombstone 4.   Newton Aaron Coldwell, b. 21 …

Bletchley Park

    Bletchley Park was the central site for Britain’s codebreakers during World War II. Run by the Government Code and Cypher School, it regularly penetrated the secret communications of the Axis Powers – most importantly the German Enigma and Lorenz ciphers. The official historian of World War II British Intelligence has written that the “Ultra” intelligence …

Edwin Coldwell’s Autobiography

Edwin Coldwell 1907 to 1990     See in Family Tree Charming personal stories written by my father who was from a typical working class family in the Huddersfield area at the height of the successful textile industry. The broad lapelled suit he is wearing is made from the famous worsted cloth manufactured in the area. Father became a respected worsted …

York Prison

Executed The Executions list Until 1837 a vast range of crimes in England incurred the death penalty. Many thieves and burglars were sentenced to hang along with the murderers and highway robbers, but in fact most of them were reprieved and had their death sentences commuted to transportation instead. A last-minute reprieve was not always …