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From: Stephen Hayes
To: Dorothy Denn
Date: 2002-12-08 02:39:14
Subject: Cumberland

Dorothy Denn wrote in a message to Stephen Hayes:

 SH> I don't know, but my wife has family from Cumberland, and we
 SH> are interested in Ellwood, Pearson and other families there

 DD> You don't say what part of Cumberland your wife's family came from 
 DD> Also are you looking in any of the Internet genealogy sites to help
 DD> you trace your Ellwood and Pearson families.

 DD> If you want some help with this, I am only too happy to do so. 

Here is a list of my wife's mother's ancestors:


                    Family History System             8 Dec 2002
                     Ancestor Report for 
                       Dorothy PEARSON 

RGL LNUM   

  0    1  PEARSON, Dorothy, Born 10 Feb 1923 in Durban, Died 9 
          Mar 1984 in Durban at age 61 
 -1    2  PEARSON, William Walker, Born 9 Dec 1883 in 
          Whitehaven, Cumberland, Died 27 Jan 1956 in Escombe, 
          Natal at age 72 
       3  ELLWOOD, Martha, Born 17 Nov 1885 in Whitehaven, CUL, 
          Married 3 Nov 1913 in St John's, Pinetown for 42* 
          years, Died 24 Jan 1968 in Durban at age 82; Came to 
          South Africa in 1913. After her husband's death 
          stayed with her daughter Dorothy Greene in Escombe. 
 -2    4  PEARSON, Daniel William, Born 16 Nov 1855 in 
          Whitehaven, Cumberland, Died 26 Jan 1929 in Dumfries, 
          Scotland at age 73; Sanitary inspector of Whitehaven, 
          Cumberland. 
       5  WALKER, Sarah Jane, Born 10 Dec 1857 in Sylecroft, 
          Whicham,CUL, Married 15 Jan 1883 in S Nicholas, 
          Whitehaven for 46* years, Died 2 May 1929 in 
          Whitehaven, CUL at age 71 
       6  ELLWOOD, Thomas, Born 17 Mar 1845 in Wingate Grange, 
          Durham, Died 5 Dec 1914 in Whitehaven at age 69 
       7  CARR, Mary, Born 16 Nov 1847 in Whitehaven, Died 25 
          Apr 1897 in Whitehaven at age 49 
 -3    8  PEARSON, William, Born ??? 1820? in Whitehaven, CUL, 
          Died Jan 1895 in Whitehaven, Cumberland at age 75; 
          Baptized 9 April 1820 at St James, Whitehaven. 
          Described as a carpenter on his marriage certificate, 
          later as a master butcher. 
       9  JOHNSON, Sarah, Born ??? 1819 in Lynn Regis, Norfolk, 
          Married 24 Apr 1845 in St Bees, Whitehaven for 48* 
          years, Died Jan 1894? in Beach House, Parton at age 
          75 
      10  WALKER, William, Born Mar 1809 in Whichham, CUL, Died 
          ???; Spirit merchant of Sylecroft, Whicham. Info on 
          children from 1861 census. 
      11  DUKE, Agnes, Born ??? 1833 in Ulverston, LAN, Died 
          Feb 1901 in Whitehaven at age 68 
      12  ELLWOOD, John, Born 27 Jan 1819 in Whitehaven, Died 
          25 Apr 1892 in Whitehaven at age 73 
      13  ANDERSON, Bridget, Born 19 Nov 1819 in Whitehaven, 
          Married 17 Nov 1839 for 36* years, Died 19 Aug 1876 
          in Whitehaven at age 56 
      14  CARR, Ralph, Born 19 Dec 1819 in Whitehaven, Died 4 
          May 1862 in at sea at age 42 
      15  LITTLE, Isabella, Born 15 Nov 1822 in Bolton CUL, 
          Married 20 Aug 1846 for 15* years, Died 13 Feb 1895 
          at age 72 
 -4   16  PEARSON, Charles, Born ??? 1768?, Died ??? 
      17  GATEY, Ann, Born ??? 1781 in Cumberland, England ?, 
          Married 7 Jul 1799 for 57* years, Died Feb 1857 in 
          Whitehaven, Cumberland at age 76 
      18  JOHNSON, John 
      20  WALKER, John 
      21  HODGSON, Frances, Married 18 Mar 1809 in Ulverston, 
          LAN 
      22  DUKE, Thomas 
      23  Sarah 
      24  ELLWOOD, Robert 
      25  Hannah 
      26  ANDERSON, John 
      28  CARR, Ralph, Born 17 Jul 1797 in Whitehaven, Died ??? 
      29  WALSH, Mary, Born Jan 1800, Married 18 Oct 1817, Died 
          ??? 
      30  LITTLE, Edward 
      31  Ann 
 -5   32  PEARSON, Charles, Born ??? 1740, Died ???; Source: 
          Susanna Kenyon via Ralph Pearson, letter dated 18 Mar 
          1989 
      33  ROTHERY, Jane, Born ??? 1747 in Whitehaven, Married 2 
          May 1768 in Whitehaven, St James, Died ??? 
      56  CARR, Ralph, Born Jun 1762 in Whitehaven, Died ??? 
      57  Jenny 
      58  WALSH, James 
      59  Martha 
 -6   64  PEARSON, James 
 
Keep well

Steve Hayes
  WWW: http://www.geocities.com/Athens/7734/steve.htm
  E-mail: hayesstw{at}yahoo.com 

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