Heslington Genealogy


Sampson Knighton [Parents] was born on 5 Nov 1846 in Eastwood, Nottingham, England. He was christened on 6 Dec 1846 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England. He married Sarah Ann Limb on 25 Dec 1871.

1881 Census: 6 Hoggs Yard, Church Street, Eastwood: 34 year old Head of household. Occupation - a coal miner

Sarah Ann Limb was born on 18 Aug 1851 in Shipley, Derby, England. She married Sampson Knighton on 25 Dec 1871.

1881 Census: 6 Hoggs Yard, Church Street, Eastwood: 30 year old wife

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas Knighton was born on 26 Mar 1872.
  F ii Anne Catherine Knighton was born on 2 Nov 1873 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England. She died before 1881.

1881 Census: 6 Hoggs Yard, Church Street, Eastwood: not listed with family at this address. Possible early death.
  M iii John Reuben Knighton was born on 13 Apr 1875 in Eastwood, Nottingham, England.

1881 Census: 6 Hoggs Yard, Church Street, Eastwood: 5 year old son, a scholar
Occupation: greengrocer, information from copy of letter from a brother.
  M iv James William Knighton was born on 21 Aug 1877 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England. He died before 1881 in Eastwood, Nottingham, England.
  F v Girl Knighton was born on 21 Aug 1877 in Eastwood, Nottingham, England. She died in 1877 in Eastwood, Nottingham, England.
  F vi Sarah Ann Knighton was born on 21 Sep 1878 in Eastwood, Nottingham, England.

1881 Census: 6 Hoggs Yard, Church Street, Eastwood: 2 year old daughter
  F vii Martha Hannah Knighton was born on 19 Jan 1881 in Eastwood, Nottingham, England.

1881 Census: 6 Hoggs Yard, Church Street, Eastwood: 2 month old daughter
  F viii Harriet Millicent Knighton was born on 6 Aug 1883 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England.
  M ix Sampson Knighton was born on 2 Dec 1885.
  M x George Henry Knighton was born on 15 Mar 1888 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England.
  M xi James Arthur Knighton was born on 19 Aug 1890 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England.
  F xii Elsie Knighton was born on 8 Jun 1893. She died in 1976.

John James Parnaby.John married Elizabeth Heslington on 6 Nov 1894.

Elizabeth Heslington [Parents] was born about 1868 in New Durham, Co. Durham, England. She married John James Parnaby on 6 Nov 1894.

1881 Census-Co. Durham-Age 12- Lynesack @ Sof. Area-Born New Durham


William Atkinson.William married Sarah J Heslington on 24 Nov 1886.

Sarah J Heslington [Parents] "Sally" was born about 1866 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. She married William Atkinson on 24 Nov 1886.

1881 Census-Co.Durham-Age. 14-Lived At Lynesack@ Sofa Area-Born Aston [Sheffield]


James William Spark.James married Ellen Heslington on 2 Nov 1894.

Ellen Heslington [Parents] was born on 9 Jul 1870 in Quarrington, Co. Durham, England. She married James William Spark on 2 Nov 1894.

Address at birth: Crowtree Colliery
1881 Census-Co. Durham-Age 10 Born-Crowtown Colliery


Richard Heslington [Parents] was born about 1871 in Belmont, Durham, England. He died on 15 Jan 1943 in West Cornforth, Durham, England. He was buried on 19 Jan 1943 in Holy Trinity, Cornforth, Co. Durham, England. He married Alice Middleton on 29 Mar 1902 in Holy Trinity, W. Cornforth, Durham, England.

1881 Census-Co. Durham -Miner Lived At 13 Cross Row, Chilton-Age 9
1891 Census-W. Cornforth-Miner-Lived At 409 Station Row-Age 19
1901 Census: 19 Bow Window Road, Cornforth, Co. Durham: 29 year old unmarried coal hewer, miner.
Buried 19.1.1943 at Holy Trinity, W. Cornforth-Lived at 7 Oak Terrace-Film No. 42-707 [Durham]

Alice Middleton was born about 1881. She died on 8 Jul 1951 in West Cornforth, Durham, England. She married Richard Heslington on 29 Mar 1902 in Holy Trinity, W. Cornforth, Durham, England.


William Johnson.William married Mary Lilley on 8 Nov 1850.

Mary Lilley [Parents] was born on 24 May 1824 in Great Holland, Essex, England. She married William Johnson on 8 Nov 1850.


Thomas Robert Lilley [Parents] was born on 28 Mar 1853 in Dovercourt, Essex, England. He was christened on 15 Jun 1862 in St.Barnabas, South Kennington, London, England. He married Esther Purcell Oct - Nov 1876 in Wandsworth, Surrey, England.

Christening extracted to IGI
Marriages Dec 1876 LILLEY Thomas Robert Wandsworth 1d 953 Purcell Esther Wandsworth 1d 953
1881 Census: No 2A Milton St, Clapham, Surrey, England, Thomas LILLEY Head Married Male 28 years old, born: Essex, England occupation: Carman

Esther Purcell was born about 1842 in Whitechapel, London, England. She married Thomas Robert Lilley Oct - Nov 1876 in Wandsworth, Surrey, England.

Marriages Dec 1876 LILLEY Thomas Robert Wandsworth 1d 953 Purcell Esther Wandsworth 1d 953
1881 Census: No 2A Milton St, Clapham, Surrey, England, Ester LILLEY Wife Female 39 years born Whitechapel, Middlesex, England a Laundress

They had the following children:

  F i Sarah Lilley was born Apr - May 1879 in Battersea, Surrey, England.

GRO Births Jun 1879 Lilley Sarah Wandsworth 1d 595
Sarah LILLEY Dau Female 3 years Battersea, Surrey, England

Christian Davids van Daalen.Christian married Seÿtje Van den Enden on 6 Jan 1743 in Amsterdam, Nederland.

Other marriages:
Hendricks, Maria
Anthonÿs, Martje

Marriage with Maria Hendricks recorded in Civil Registration for Amsterdam. Reference: 586/329

Seÿtje Van den Enden.Seÿtje married Christian Davids van Daalen on 6 Jan 1743 in Amsterdam, Nederland.

Marriage recorded in Civil Registration for Amsterdam

They had the following children:

  F i Elisabet (Lijsje) van Daalen was christened on 17 Jan 1749.

John Lilley [Parents] was born on 19 Jul 1821 in Boxted, Essex, England. He was christened on 2 Sep 1821 in Boxted, Essex, England. He married Sarah.

Christening recorded on Boxted parish register and submitted to IGI
1821 Family lived in Miller Street.
1851 Census: Colcester: Aged 29 born Boxted

Sarah was born in 1819 in Polstead, Suffolk, England. She married John Lilley.

1851 Census: Colcester: Wife aged 32 born Polstead


Thomas Lilley [Parents] was christened on 17 Nov 1720 in Langham, Essex, England. He died in Dec 1783 in Boxted, Essex, England. He married Elizabeth Smith on 21 Jan 1755 in Langham, Essex, England.

Other marriages:
Edwards, Hannah

Elizabeth Smith was born in 1728. She married Thomas Lilley on 21 Jan 1755 in Langham, Essex, England.

Info received from Lilley Family web site maintained by Colin Gooch

They had the following children:

  M i Benjamin Lilley was christened on 30 May 1754 in Langham,Essex,England.
  M ii John Lilly was christened on 24 Apr 1755 in Langham, Essex, England.

Langham Parish Register
  M iii Benjamin Lilley was christened on 30 May 1756 in Langham, Essex, England. He died in 1761 in Langham, Essex, England.

Langham Parish Register and submitted to IGI
  M iv James Lilley was christened on 28 May 1758.
  M v Benjamin Lilley was christened on 12 Apr 1761 in Langham, Essex, England. He was buried on 12 Apr 1761 in Langham, Essex, England.

Langham Parish Register

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