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jane northey

Posted: 26 Mar 2005 5:06PM GMT
Classification: Lookup
Edited: 30 Jun 2006 9:02PM GMT
Any information on Jane Northey born in Shotton Co Durham and married Joseph Stamp.

Re: jane northey

Karen Krich (View posts)
Posted: 17 Sep 2005 11:18PM GMT
Classification: Query
Dear Brenda,

I have a great interest in the NORTHEY name originating in the Chacewater/Kenwyn/Kea/Gwennap/Truro area of Cornwall which I believe is where you'll find Jane's ancestors.

You don't specifically say what you're looking for or the ballpark age of this Jane NORTHEY but in looking at some online resources, I'd suggest this possibility:

From http://freebmd.rootsweb.com

Marriage Sept quarter 1889 Newcastle Upon Tyne with choices including Jane Polkinghorne NORTHEY and Joseph STAMP

Then looking in the online 1881 census at familysearch.org there is a 9 year old Jane P NORTHEY born in "Shutton Durham" in the household of a 43 year old Richard NORTHEY with his birthplace given as "Creegbrose", Cornwall. This would be Creegbrawse near Chacewater, Cornwall. Other family members were born in Todpool and "Chasewater" which are also in the area where I research NORTHEYs.

I will have to look into my records further but believe that Richard's marriage to Grace was not his first. There is a marriage record at FreeBMD in Durham registration district December quarter 1869 which has choices of Richard NORTHEY and Grace WILLIAMS and I think that these may be Jane's parents. (Of course a birth certificate would be definitive!)

If interested in going back further or if you need hints on Cornish research let me know. I don't know if that's already known to you or not. If not, it's a very fun area to research with alot of free online resources available including censuses.

In the online 1841 Cornwall census at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kayhin/cocp.html
you'll find a family in Creegbrause, Kenwyn enumeration district 15 with a 4 year old Richard and parents, Richard and Jane. As I recall off the top of my head, these would be Richard NORTHEY and Jane POLKINGHORNE and the paternal grandmother's maiden name could perhaps account for Jane's middle name assuming I'm right about that 1889 marriage.

I have alot of notebooks that I could look into in more detail if you're out there and interested.

Best wishes,
Karen in Pennsylvania, USA

Re: jane northey

Karen (View posts)
Posted: 18 Sep 2005 11:56AM GMT
Classification: Query
Thanks
the info you gave me was really useful as we have been looking to see where her middle name came from. l cannot find a previous marriage for Richard but l think Grace is her mum. Any other info will be much appreciated
Brenda

Re: jane northey

Posted: 18 Jun 2007 3:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Karen

Very interested in the info you have on my paternal forbears Richard Northey and Jane Polkinhorne of Creegbrawse, Cornwall. I would like to know more about the earlier generations. Can you or anyone else help? Please

Bob
June 2007

Re: jane northey

Posted: 8 Jul 2007 2:48PM GMT
Classification: Query
Dear Bob,

I have notes from the church records of Kenwyn and Chacewater dealing with the marriage of Richard and Jane and some christenings of their children.

You probably already know that Richard Northy of the parish and Jane Polkinhorne of the parish were married in Kenwyn on November 23, 1825. Both signed their names and it appeared to me that he signed it Northey not Northy as per the officiating minister. One of the witnesses was William Northey, the other Richard Manuell.

Unfortunately, I don't know who would be the parents of your Richard, but hopefully the fact that he can sign his own name and the William Northey witness might be helpful clues for you. Do you have any idea who this William NORTHEY might be?

I haven't been able to figure out the parents of my James NORTHEY who married Grace CARVOLTH in 1824 in Kenwyn for certain either despite alot of data gathering. A witness to this marriage was George Moyle NORTHEY, a son of Henry NORTHEY and Jane MOYLE. Although I'd like to fit my James into a family, I'm not sold that this is the answer based on birthdates although Henry and Jane did have a son, James. I'm leaning more toward my James's parents being James NORTHEY and Mary SANDOE of Chacewood but I still lack convincing evidence. And there are other possibilities as well.

Creegbrawse is certainly close to Chacewood and Coosehecca which are locations in the area that I know my James and Grace lived in. However, as I'm sure you're aware there are many NORTHEYs in the vicinity. Too bad censuses didn't exist before 1841 to help us get back another generation!

Best wishes,
Karen in Pennsylvania, USA

Re: jane northey

Posted: 10 Jul 2007 7:35AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Karen
I've just picked up your interesting reply. I'll consider it and reply more fully shortly. Though I am intrigued by the reference to MOYLE as there is a family connection there too! Regards Bob

Re: jane northey

Posted: 26 Aug 2009 9:21AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Northey Trahare
Ref to the William Northey witness. I have a William Northey in my tree who was baptised in 1799 in Kenwyn. His parents were William Northey and Ann Trahaer (Trahare). His sister Frances Northey (baptised in 1797 in Kenwyn) is my direct ancestor.
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