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They Moved About

In 1901 Matthew Gibson was a 63 year old retired miner living in South View, Ushaw Moor, with his wife Louisa. Louisa was a year younger than her husband. Matthew was born in South Shields whereas Louisa was born in a more exotic place – Prussia – if I read it correctly!

Their son Richard was born in Ryhope. Another son, Joseph, was born in East Castle, Durham, further son Matthew was born in Greencroft [Stanley/South Moor?]. The youngest child, a daughter, Alloysess [?] was born in Quebec [not Canadian version].

Meanwhile in George Street we had George Appleby and his wife Thomason. He was born in Brandon and she was born in Hetton Le Hole. Their family:

Richard born Langley Moor

Elizabeth born Langley Moor

William born Sacriston

Catherine born Langley Moor

George born Broompark

Do these names mean anything to anyone?

WB

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