St Margaret of Antioch's Church burial ground, Tanfield, Durham, England

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List of names found on St Margaret of Antioch's Church burial ground tomb monuments surnamefull namerelationshipbirth
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701SwinburneJohn Robinson Swinburnegrand son of John Williamson1859id: 6633167961075
702Margaret Swinburnewife of William Alfred Swinburneid: 8313169581079
703Meggy Grace Swinburnegrand daughter of John Williamson186018699id: 6633167961075
704William Alfred Swinburnefirst name on the monument1884192642id: 8313169581079of Beamish who died from injuries at Tanfield Colliery

705SymeWilliam Robert Symefirst name on the monument1901196160id: 7853169131076

706ThirlawayMargaret A Thirlawayfirst name on the monument1858193476id: 8023169311081
707William Thirlawayrelationship not given of Margaret A Thirlaway1849193687id: 8023169311081

708ThirlwellJane Thirlwellfirst name on the monument1835189055id: 7713168991085
709Jane Annie Thirlwellgrand daughter of Jane Thirlwell1893id: 7713168991085
710Mary Ann Thirlwelldaughter-in-law of Jane Thirlwellid: 7713168991085
711Thomas Thirlwellson of Jane Thirlwell1870189626id: 7713168991085died of injuries received at East Tanfield Colliery
712William Thirlwellhusband of Jane Thirlwell1828189971id: 7713168991085

713ThompsonGeorge Sept Thompsonfirst name on the monument1838186628id: 62231675610923Seventh Son. Surgeon of Burnopfield
714John Thompsonfather of George Sept Thompsonid: 62231675610923of the Green; Bishopwearmouth
715John William Thompsongrand son of William Wicham186818713id: 5803167161119
716Margaret Thompsonrelationship not given of Thomas Ramsay1783181532id: 6583167911071
717William Adam Thompsongrand son of William Wicham186418651id: 5803167161119
718William John Thompsongrand son of William Wicham1863id: 5803167161119

719ThorburnCha? Thorburnfirst name on the monument1809184132id: 6103167441121First name not clear Cha??
720John Thorburnhusband of Cha? Thorburnid: 6103167441121

721TinklerJoseph Tinklerrelationship not given of Rebekah Richardson1735177136id: 60731674111461

722TinnMartha Tinndaughter of Thomas Tinn176217708id: 65031678310917
723Thomas Tinnfirst name on the monument1737179962id: 65031678310917

724ToddAnn Toddsecond wife of George Todd1817187558id: 5873167231084
725George Toddfirst name on the monument1801187877id: 5873167231084
726Jane Toddfirst wife of George Todd1809184435id: 5873167231084
727William Walter Toddson of George Todd1815183419id: 5873167231084son of George and Jane

728TurnbullChristian Turnbullrelationship not given of Thomas Turnbull1807188881id: 59831673311091
729Joseph Turnbullrelationship not given of Thomas Turnbull1802187169id: 59831673311091
730Luke Turnbullfirst name on the monument1779179718id: 59031672510831
731Margaret Turnbullmother of Thomas Turnbull1767183871id: 59831673311091
732Mary Turnbullwife of Thomas Turnbull Turnbull1692178896id: 6483167811082
733Robert Turnbullfather of Luke Turnbullid: 59031672510831year and age not clear
734Thomas Turnbullnephew of Thomas Turnbull1831185423id: 59831673311091
735Thomas Turnbullfirst name on the monument1816182913id: 59831673311091
736Thomas Turnbull Turnbullfirst name on the monument1700178080id: 6483167811082of Beamish - Gardener
737William Turnbullfather of Thomas Turnbull1761184079id: 59831673311091

738TurnerAllice Turner nee Gailesdaughter of Margaret Gailes1862188624id: 6023167361079Allice as spelt on stone
739William Turnerson-in-law of Margaret Gailesid: 6023167361079

740TweddleJames Tweddleson of Jane Tweddle1863id: 61131674511564died in Infancy
741Jane Tweddlefirst name on the monument1827187245id: 61131674511564
742Joseph Tweddlehusband of Jane Tweddle1823188663id: 61131674511564
743Joseph Tweddleson of Jane Tweddle1870id: 61131674511564died in Infancy
744Margaret Tweddledaughter of Jane Tweddle185418628id: 61131674511564
745Mary Ann Tweddledaughter of Jane Tweddle1855187015id: 61131674511564died at Sheep Hill
746William Tweddleson of Jane Tweddle1865id: 61131674511564died in Infancy

747WalkerLaura Walkerfirst name on the monument1877192750id: 8063169351078

748WatsonAnnie Watsonmother of Ernest Watsonid: 8013169301074
749Burton Watsonson of George Watson185318563id: 57831671410781
750Catherine Hannah Watsondaughter of Martin Reaveley Watson185018511id: 63631676910901
751Charles Watsonson of Martin Reaveley Watson1855187015id: 63631676910901met his death by accident
752Eleanor Watsondaughter of Martin Reaveley Watson1858188628id: 63631676910901
753Ernest Watsonfirst name on the monument1934id: 8013169301074age obscured
754George Watsonfirst name on the monument1807185851id: 57831671410781
755George Watsonfirst name on the monument1846189044id: 7723169001075of Tanfield Lane farm
756Henry William Watsonfather of John Nicholas Toward Watsonid: 5963167311076of Burnopfield
757Isabella Watsonwife of George Watson1810189080id: 57831671410781
758John Nicholas Toward Watsonfirst name on the monument1866id: 5963167311076
759Joseph Watsonfather of Ernest Watsonid: 8013169301074of South Causey
760Martin Watsonson of Martin Reaveley Watson186518694id: 63631676910901
761Martin Reaveley Watsonfirst name on the monument1832187442id: 63631676910901
762Mary Ann Watsonwife of Martin Reaveley Watsonid: 63631676910901details missing
763Mary Elizabeth Watsonmother of John Nicholas Toward Watsonid: 5963167311076
764Sarah Watsonwife of George Watsonid: 7723169001075
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765WeightmanJane Weightmanfirst name on the monument1818189375id: 76431689210801
766John Weightmanhusband of Jane Weightman1815187661id: 76431689210801
767Mary Jane Weightmandaughter of Jane Weightman1851187726id: 76431689210801

768WhaleEleanor Whale nee Davisondaughter of Robert Davison1868193870id: 77831690611031

769WheatleyAnnabella Wheatleyrelationship not given of Jane Blaxton179718025id: 65531678811433Daughter of W. and Isabella Wheatley
770Isabella Wheatley nee Blaxtonrelationship not given of Jane Blaxtonid: 65531678811433
771W Wheatleyrelationship not given of Jane Blaxtonid: 65531678811433Husband of Isabella

772WhittakerMargaret Jane Whittaker nee Winshipdaughter of Amos Winship1852187523id: 62931676211251

773WichamSarah Wichamwife of William Wicham1796185660id: 5803167161119
774William Wichamfirst name on the monument1794186369id: 5803167161119of Burnopfield

775WighamBarabara Wighamwife of Edward Wigham1832191179id: 74731687610731
776Edward Wighamfirst name on the monument1833191077id: 74731687610731of Low Barcus Close Farm
777George Wighamson of Robert Wigham1838186931id: 63731677011224
778Isabella Wighamwife of Robert Wigham1806189488id: 63731677011224
779Mary Ann Wighamrelationship not given of Robert Wigham1838186022id: 63731677011224wife of William - died at Sheep Hill
780Mary Isabella Wighamdaughter of Edward Wigham1868194981id: 74731687610731
781Robert Wighamfirst name on the monument1803187875id: 63731677011224of Byer Moor
782Robert Wighamson of Edward Wigham1862194381id: 74731687610731eldest son
783Thomas Wighamson of Edward Wigham1863192966id: 74731687610731second son
784Thomas Wighamson of Robert Wigham1845185712id: 63731677011224
785William Wighamrelationship not given of Robert Wighamid: 63731677011224

786WilliamsonElizabeth Williamsonwife of John Williamsonid: 6633167961075year and age not clear 1835? 47?
787Jane Williamsondaughter of John Williamson1825184823id: 6633167961075
788John Williamsonfirst name on the monument1788184961id: 6633167961075of the Waggon Hill

789WilsonElizabeth Wilsonfirst name on the monument1895192025id: 80931693810752
790John Wilsonhusband of Elizabeth Wilsonid: 80931693810752of Manor Road Stanley

791WinshipAmos Winshipfirst name on the monument1786186478id: 63031676310862He was born in 1786 based on England Census records and christened on 2 July 1786 in Longbenton, Northumberland. His father's name on the christening record is Amos and his mother Elisabeth. He married Margaret Wilson on 22 August 1807 in Longbenton. Based on information from LDS they had 7 children: Amos, Ann, Elizabeth, Mary, John, Margaret, and Jane. Amos and Margaret and various children appear in the 1841 and 1851 England Census living in Tanfield Lea. In 1861 Census, Amos appears with his daughter Ann, his son John and grand-daugher Hannah. He died on 10 August 1864, age 78. He left a will, probate date 16 September 1864.
792Amos Winshipfirst name on the monument1816186953id: 62931676211251died at Hebburn. He married Margaret Slater on 31 August 1840 at All Saints, Newcastle Upon Tyne. They both appear in the 1841 England Census as married and are in the 1851 census they appear with their children Margaret Jane and Elizabeth and in 1861 youngest son John is included. His occupation was engineman in Tanfield Lea Colliery. He died in 1869, age 53.
793Ann Winshipdaughter of Amos Winship1858189133id: 63031676310862Eldest Daughter died at Tanfield lea interred at Tanfield 1892. Ann was born on 9 August 1808 in Longbenton and christened on 9 October. She is living with her niece Hannah Raisbeck (Winship), her grand-niece Mary and a servant/butler Robert Henderson in the 1891 census, age 82. Her age at death should read 83, not 33.
794Anthony Winshipson of Anthony Winship185718581id: 5773167131127
795Anthony Winshipson of Anthony Winship1847id: 5773167131127
796Anthony Winshipfirst name on the monument1818187153id: 5773167131127
797Margaret Winshipwife of Amos Winship1821188362id: 62931676211251Margaret Slater was her maiden name. She married Amos on 31 August 1840 at All Saints, Newcastle Upon Tyne. She is a widow in the 1871 and 1881 England Censuses living with her son John. She died, age 62, in the last quarter of 1883. According to LDS she was christened on 16 Sept 1821 in Tanfield and her parents were Stephen John Slater and Mary.
798Margaret Winshipwife of Amos Winship1787185568id: 63031676310862Maiden name was Wilson. She was baptised on 16 July 1786 in Longbenton andmarried Amos on 22 August 1807 in Longbenton. She died in the third quarter of 1855.
799Mary Jane Winshipdaughter of Anthony Winship1852id: 5773167131127
800Sarah Winshipwife of Anthony Winshipid: 5773167131127

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