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Robert Alexander Young (1854-1915) of the Greenses in Berwick-upon-Tweed
Margaret Dougherty has sent me a link to an interesting article on her blog about Robert Alexander Young . It mentions his father, Peter Cowe Young and Elizabeth Diana Pattison or Patterson or Paterson, the North British Railway, the Greenses, Low Greens an...
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Mapping the Greenses in Berwick-upon-Tweed
One of the Berwick 900 Our Families family history research project’s legacies is a huge collection of information about Berwick-upon-Tweed’s Greenses fishing community in the roads of Low Greens and High Greens, which included the workhouse and in the much...
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From Barbara Wright (née Lane) of Cumbria. I have been researching my ancestry for many years and visited Berwick Record Office some time ago before the start of this wonderful project. I have been trying in vain to find out who was married to William Sharp...
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The Men Who Marched Away - Stories from the Berwick World War I Research Project
The Friends of Berwick & District Museum and Archives' autumn lecture will be about some of the research undertaken by the volunteers on the Berwick World War I Research Project. It includes short talks on Belgian Refugees,Berwick War memorial and Gallipoli...
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Use FindMyPast for Free this Weekend
From 12pm BST on Friday, 18 September  to 12pm BST on Monday, 21 September, you can access lots of family history records and historic newspaper pages at FindMyPast for free. Access includes: Ireland census records from 1821, 1831, 1841, 1851 and 1911 Pover...
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A Fishing Family from Low Greens, Berwick
Peter Young and Susan Bingham From Catherine Higgins: Susan Bingham (my great grandmother), born 5 August 1862 in The Parade, Berwick-upon-Tweed, married Peter Young, born 1860, Berwick-upon-Tweed in  on 7 Oct 1897 at St Mary's. Shop at 41 Low Greens with P...
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James Nelson Trainer, 1818-1890
From Elizabeth Trainer: My dad always said we had a beadle of Berwick in the family, so doing our family tree, have found out. He was my 3 greats grandfather, James Nelson Trainer, 1818-1890. His father, William Trainer, died in 1847, and John took over as ...
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Lowick and District’s Response to the Belgian Refugees 1914 – 1915 - part 3
This is a continuation of the Lowick and District’s Response to the Belgian Refugees 1914 – 1915 - part 2 . Alternatively, see all the previous parts of the Lowick and District’s Response to the Belgian Refugees 1914 – 1915 , together. It was performed as a...
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Tell Them Your Salmon Fishing Story
A new project by Newcastle University has recently started to engage residents of Berwick in a process of recording their untold stories and multi-sensory knowledge of salmon fishing on the Tweed (past, present and future) through a series of 'pop-up' event...
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Get Your Name Up in Lights
Well, not really. Not up in lights, but on websites and in the newspaper, if that appeals to you.   From April to October 2015, Berwick upon Tweed is celebrating 900 years of its history - a long festival of exciting events in Berwick, Tweedmouth and Spitta...
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