Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Families connected to my family research (A-L)

Adderley

Origins in Newport, Shropshire in late 1700s. Came to Birmingham in early 1800s. Large family lived in Lee Bank area throughout 19th century and early 20th. Marriage connections to Millington, Carpenter, Culwick, Davies, Edge, Harley, Partridge, Hudson, Aston & Hankinson. Also connections with the cycle industry in Coventry.

Aldridge

Originated from Frome, Somerset and moved to Smethwick in the 19th century. Connected to the Higgins family. Involved in the iron industry.

Baker

Origins in Bilston and Uttoxeter in mid 1800s then settled in Willenhall in late 19th century. Married Butcher.

Balfe

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed.

Baller

Originated from the city of Worcester. Moved to Birmingham and married the Higgins family.

Birch / Berkes

Lived in Wellington, Shropshire in mid 1800s. Shop owners. Marriage into Millington family of Wellington. 

Blount

Originated in Bayton, near Cleobury Mortimer, Worcestershire in the 1800s. A branch of the family lived at Ladywood, then Bartley Green in Birmingham. Connections to mining at Bayton.  

Breslin

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed.

Brinkley

Origins in Norton near Bury-St-Edmunds in Suffolk. Related by marriage to Millington of Birmingham. Long origins in Suffolk area going back many centuries.

Brookes

Located in the jewellery quarter at Hockley, Birmingham in the 19th century. Connected to the Clayton family.

Bourne

Origins in Barbourne, Worcestershire late 1800s. Moved to Seaforth, Liverpool then Birmingham. Lived in the Newtown area of Birmingham in early 1900s.

Burgess

Origins in Northfield, Birmingham. Connected to the Flynn family of Aston and Newtown.

Butcher

Origins in Bewdley in early 1800s and Willenhall in late 1800s. Lived in Lozells area of Birmingham.

Cadman

Origins at Ketley Bank, Wombridge near Wellington in Shropshire in the 1800s. Connections with local mining and with the Ketley Bank church.

Cahill

Origins in County Offaly / Westmeath in early 1800s. Connected to Stone family through marriage.

Campbell

Family from Belfast married into Millington family in Birmingham early 20th century.

Campbell 

Origins in Dublin early 20th century. Married Yourell family of Dublin and came to Birmingham in mid 1900s. 

Carpenter

Originated Wilmcote and surrounding areas of Warwickshire. Arrived Birmingham mid 1800s to Lee Bank area. Marriage connection in Birmingham to Adderley and Millington. Marriages in Warwickshire included Bradley, Green & Keasey,  

Chiswell

A family who lived in Aston with connections to the Clayton family.

Clayton

Originated in Shrewsbury and moved to Willenhall in the 19th century then Birmingham. Strong links with the Newtown and Ladywood areas of Birmingham.

Connaughton

Origins in Moate area of county Westmeath and Offaly. Related to the Stone family of Lurgan through marriage.

Copestake

Family with origins in Ashby-de-la-Zouch related through marriage to Robey of Melbourne.

Crawford

Family origins Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Connected to McKiernan family by marriage.

Cregan

Connected to the McKiernan family in Cleveland, Ohio by marriage.

Cresswell

Originated from Wednesbury, Staffordshire in the 1800s. A branch of the family lived in Birmingham and some went to Vancouver, Canada.

Cunningham

Birmingham family connected to McKiernan and Finn by marriage.

Curley

The Curley family originated from Ireland but came to Birmingham in the 19th century. They live in the Digbeth, Ladywood and Quinton areas of Birmingham.

Cushion

The Cusion family originated in Portlaoise (Maryborough) in the Irish Midlands. They married the Lawlor family in the late 1800s. The Cushions also had links with the city of Cork.

Dawkins

Family with origins around Woodville in South Derbyshire. Related through marriage to Robey family of Melborune.

Delany

Originated in Portaloise in County Laois, strong connections to the Lawlor family in the 19th century.

Duffey

Birmingham family in Newtown, connected to Finn family by marriage. Irish origins. 

Duffy

Origins in Moate area, Ireland. Related to Stone family of Lurgan through marriage.


Dunne

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed.

Dwyer

Family originated from Gorey in County Wexford. Came to Sparkhill, Birmingham in the 1950s. A large number of the Dwyer family remained in Wexford.

Edwards

A family with connections to Newtown and Ladywood areas of Birmingham. Married to the Clayton family. A branch developed in Canada following the migration of an Edwards child as a Middlemore home child in the early 20th century.

Edwards

Origins in Wellington, Salop. Marriage connections to Millington family of Shropshire.

Elsey

Origins at Finningham, Suffolk. Related through marriage to Brinkley family of Suffolk.

Fennelly

Orignated in Portaloise in County Laois, strong connections to the Lawlor family in the 19th century.

Finn

Irish family who originated from Galway and came to Newtown, Birmingham in the early 1850s. Connected to the Flynn family, also from Galway.

Fisher

Origins in Norton, Suffolk. Related to Brinkley family through marriage.

Flannagan

Origins in County Westmeath and Offaly. Connections with Moate, Mullingar, Ballinasloe and Tullamore. Related to Stone family through marriage. 

Flynn

Irish family who originated from Galway and came to Newtown, Birmingham in the early 1850s. Connected to the Finn family, also from Galway.

Foley

Originated from Stourbridge and came to Birmingham in the 19th century. Connected to the Brookes and Clayton family.

Fortune

A Wexford family connected to the Dwyer family of Gorey.

Gettings

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed.

Geoghegan

Origins in Moate area of county Westmeath and Offaly. Related to the Stone family of Lurgan through marriage.

Giblin

An Irish family connected to the Finns and Claytons of Newtown, Birmingham. Origins Mayo and Roscommon.

Glavin

Originated in Cork city, Ireland, strong connections to the Cushion and Lawlor family in the 19th century.

Green

Connected to the Finns of Newtown, Birmingham in the early 20th century. May have originated in Worcestershire.
  
Greer

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed.

Grennan

Origins in Moate area of county Westmeath and Offaly. Related to the Stone family of Lurgan through marriage.

Griffiths

Family in Lee Bank, Birmingham late 1800s. Married Adderley and moved to Surrey. 

Guy

Originated in Wombridge near Wellington in 1800s. Coal mining family with strong Methodist church tradition. Connected to Cadman and Millington through marriage. 

Harris

Found in Lee Bank, Birmingham in late in 1800s. Married Millington family. May have had a mining background.

Hearne

Origins Piltown area of Kilkenny. Connected to Whelan/Phelan by marriage.

Higgins

Originated from Elphin, Roscommon. Came to Wolverhampton shortly after the famine of the 1840s. Moved to Bilston, Smethwick and Birmingham.

Hinson

Origins in the Moate area of County Westmeath and Offaly. Related to the Stone family of Lurgan by marriage.

Hogan

An Irish family who probably came to Birmingham following the famine of the 1840s. Lived in Newtown and had connections with the Finn, Flynn and Clayton family.

Howlett

Origins in Finningham and Oakley, Suffolk. Related by marriage to Brinkley and Elsey of Suffolk.

Hudson

Birmingham family of late 1800s married Adderley.

Hughes

Birmingham family with connections to the Payne family of Aston and Newtown through marriage.

Humphreys

An Aston family with connections to the Kirby and Payne family through marriage

Jeenes

A family with connections to Newtown and Ladywood areas of Birmingham. Connections to the Clayton, Edwards and Madden family.

Jenkins

Originated in Aston parish in late 1700s but also connected to St Phillips, Birmingham in 1800s. Connected to Millington family by marriage.

Jinks

Family of Birmingham late 1800s. Married Guy then Millington. Lee Bank area.

Jones

Connected to the Flynns of Newtown, Birmingham in the 19th century.

Jones

Connected to the Millingtons of Lee Bank, late 1800s.

Judd

Connected to the Finns of Newtown, Birmingham in the early 20th century.

Keegan

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed.

Keever

Origins at Piltown area of Kilkenny, connected to Whelan / Phelan family through marriage.

Kelly


Origins in Moate area, Ireland. Related to Stone family of Lurgan through marriage. 

Kennedy

Origins in Moate area, Ireland. Related to Stone family of Lurgan through marriage.

Kenny

A Wexford family connected to the Dwyer family of Gorey.


Kirby

Birmingham family who lived in Newtown in the early 20th century. Related to the Payne family and produced a number of professional boxers.

Lamb

An Irish family connected to the Finns, living in Newtown, Birmingham in the late 1800s.

Lane

Connected to the Flynns of Newtown, Birmingham in the 19th century.
 


Lawlor

The Lawlor family originated in Portlaoise in County Laois, Ireland. They moved to Dublin in the early 1900s and later a branch came to Birmingham.

Lee

Lived in Ladywood throughout 20th century, publicans at the Vesper Bell pub. Married Robinson and Townley of Birmingham. 

Leonard

Dublin family connected to Whelan family of Bolton Street via marriage.

Lowry

Originated in Cork, connected to the Flynn family of Birmingham

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