What's New on the Clay Cross Genealogy and Local History web site


Date  Section    Page    Description   

2014           

5 January  Genealogy 1891 Census Amendment to transcription error

2013           

3 August  Genealogy War Graves Addition name added not listed on memorials, thanks to Christine.

2012           

30 December  Forum The forum has been deleted due to the high number of spammers attempting to gain access. Apologies to all those who contributed to it.

30 November  History Cups New page, Cups of Clay Cross. Clay Cross Floral and Horticultural Society 1864. Sent in by Michael Holliday

4 November  Genealogy Families Life story of Harold Oldfield - thanks to Barbara for sending it to me. Note we have not been able to contact any of the Oldfield's for permission to use this, but it was in the public domain.

25 August  Directory 1857 The White's 1857 Directory of Derbyshire which used to be hosted on btinternet is now hosted here
http://claycross.org.uk/White_Directory/index.html

29 July  Genealogy Burials registers More names added to Clay Cross - transcribed by Mike Spencer

29 July  Genealogy Baptisms Registers more names added, thanks to Jon Cantrill for the transcripts

29 April  Families Birkumshaw Information on Ann Birkumshaw, from Carol Bartram

24 March  Genealogy Parish Registers Couple more names added to the Wingerworth section

18 March  Genealogy Baptisms Registers New page added, thanks to Jon Cantrill for the transcripts

18 March  Genealogy Parish Registers Name changed to Burial Registers

8 January  Families Ratcliffe Newspaper report into the death of Myra Ratcliffe

8 January  Families   All the pages for various families moved from Genealogy into a new section

8 January  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to Clay Cross - transcribed by Mike Spencer

19 June  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to North Wingfield, Brackenfield and Shirland - transcribed by Mike Spencer

2011           

19 June  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to North Wingfield, Brackenfield and Shirland - transcribed by Mike Spencer

21 May  Forum Upgrade I tried to upgrade the forum's software, which failed.
For some reason, the back up also failed.
I have now recovered most of the Forum, if you had your own Avatar's, sorry these were lost. No posts were lost.

16 April  Families Chapman Chapman family, submitted by Stan Newham

3 May  Photographs Clay Cross 2010 Page redesigned. Now using my Flickr account to display the pictures

16 April  Genealogy Bacon Bacon family Wills updated, submitted by Brian Bacon

20 March  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to North Wingfield, Brackenfield and Shirland - transcribed by Mike Spencer

7 March  Families Bacon Bacon family Wills, submitted by Brian Bacon

27 February  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to North Wingfield burials - transcribed by Mike Spencer

23 January  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to Clay Cross burials - transcribed by Mike Spencer

1 January  Slide Show New page which give you a slide show of most of the photographs on the site. This is still work in progress as some photographs have to be re-sized to display properly. Code from Visual Slideshow

2010           

28 December  Photographs Marshall Motorcycle Pictures of the Marshall Lily Motorcycle.
Submitted by Nick Smith

25 December  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to North Wingfield burials - transcribed by Mike Spencer

21 November  Photographs Clay Cross 2010 Photographs of around Clay Cross, October 2010.

20 October  Genealogy War Graves Danesmoor names now added, just a few hyperlinks to go on later. If you can fill in the blanks, please contact me, thanks.

28 August  Photographs Church Gravestones Picture of some gravestones taken in the church graveyard.

8 August  Genealogy Parish Registers Morton burials - transcribed by Mike Spencer

26 May  Photographs Past & Present Picture of station with engine numbers of passing steam engines - thanks to Mark Norton, for permission to use these pictures

15 May  Photographs Farnsworth Picture of Tarlton-Farnsworth wedding from Mick Glossop - thanks Mick

9 May  History Railway and School's pages re-done the links for the photographs so that they open as new pop-ups

9 May  History Future Link added to the site Regeneration of Clay Cross 2020

9 April  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to North Wingfield burials - transcribed by Mike Spencer

17 March  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to North Wingfield burials - transcribed by Mike Spencer

25 January  Census 1881 Beeson and Stoppard names added - thanks to Margaret

25 January  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to North Wingfield burials - transcribed by Mike Spencer

21 January  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to North Wingfield burials - transcribed by Mike Spencer

2009           

19 December  Genealogy War Graves Photograph of Thomas Stoppard memorial inscription at Clay Cross Cemetery. Thanks to John for letting me use it.

7 December  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to North Wingfield burials - transcribed by Mike Spencer

5 December  Genealogy Parish Registers Four more names added to North Wingfield burials - transcribed by Mike Spencer

6 November  Genealogy Parish Registers More names added to North Wingfield burials - transcribed by Mike Spencer

31 August  Photographs    Past and Present   Photograph of the Salvation Army Band 1916 with thanks to David Miller of the Sacollectables web site

31 August  Photographs    Past and Present   Various photographs with thanks to Tony Hawes

29 July  History    Stephenson - Centenary Commemoration   George Stephenson - Centenary Commemoration booklet, scans sent in by Mike Copson. Thanks again Mike

21 June  Genealogy    PR's   Additional burials added, both at Clay Cross and North Wingfield

21 June  History    CXC Centenary   Clay Cross Company's Centenary booklet, scans sent in by Mike Copson.

21 June  Maps       Link to Google maps added   

21 June         Apology - Suffered a PC data crash. If you send anything for inclusion and it is not here, please resend. If you regularly emailed, please send one so I can rebuild my contacts. Thank you

14 May  Menu    Contact me   To cut out spam emails, I have introduced a CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) on to the contact me page.    

25 April  Photographs    Cutts Family   Hannah Cutts, Clay Cross Carnival 1911 - another photograph from Keith Walters   

3 April  Photographs    Copson Family   1948 Whitsuntide dray and 1954 school photographs of Michael Copson and one of his father, the cricketer, Bill Copson   

24 March  Genealogy    Dunn Family   Written by Matthew Baker (great grandson of Gaffer Dunn) in about 1955 and submitted by his son, Tony. Thank you Tony   

15 February  Photographs    Clay Cross   Photographs page redesigned and more images added   

2008           

21 December  Photographs    Bacon family   Photographs from Sheila Radford (nee Scothern)   

21 December  History    Schools   Photographs and certificates from Sheila Radford (nee Scothern)   

1 November  History    Future   Councillors back 'fantastic' 20m Clay Cross plan - Link to Derbyshire Times added   

21 October  Genealogy    Clay Cross Rifles 1861   New list of names, transcribed by Mike Spencer. Thanks Mike   

19 October  Genealogy    War Graves   Amendments and further information added   

8 October  Links    Links   Phil Warn's site with Clay Cross/Clay Lane connections - Brown and Cresswell, plus surrounding parishes   

8 October  Genealogy    War graves   From Elaine Jackson. Further information on Henry Harris and Andrew Lees. Thank you Elaine   

8 October  Blog    Blog   Removal of Blog.   

5 October  Self-help   Self-help   A self-help forum has been put online to assist you to find out about your relatives or where they lived.  

18 August  Farnsworth   Number of Wills   Anne Kirk has friendly transcribed the Wills of Eli, Fanny, Frederick, Henry and Mary Farnsworth. Thanks Anne.  

12 August  Genealogy   Fearn family   Details of the Fearn family and their Dunn family connection.  

8 August  Photographs   Cutts' family   Photographs of the Cutts family submitted by Keith Walters.  

2 August  Collieries   Mining accidents   Near completion of the list of names of those involved in mining accidents, including the names of those involved at Parkhouse  

1 August  History   The Future?   The 22m plan to lure the shoppers back to Clay Cross   

27 July  Collieries   Mining accidents   List of names of those involved in mining accidents which occurred within the Clay Cross area. Note, I haven't included the names of those involved the Parkhouse distaster of 7th November 1882, see that section.   

18 July  Photographs   Bacon family   Photograph of Fanny Bacon nee Brierley   

17 July  History   The Future?   New link at the bottom to the latest article in today's Derbyshire Times   

06 July  Blog   Blog   A blog has been added, hosted on the claycross.org.uk site but accessible from mirror site as well (opens in a new window/tab) See bottom of menu for access. To post, drop me a line on the contact form. Thanks   

26 June  What's New   This page   Page heading added   

26 June  Genealogy    War graves   From Louise Leech. Further information on M CUTTS. Thank you Louise   

22 June  Genealogy       Addition to Wesleyan Methodist Circuit Baptisms for 1868.   

19 June  Genealogy       War graves page, completed the memorial tablets.   

16 June  Genealogy       More names added to the war graves page, from the Second World War memorial tablets.   

15 June  Genealogy       More names added to the war graves page, the memorial tablets for the Sherwood Foresters (WWI) completed.   

13 June  Genealogy       More names added to the war graves page, three more memorial tablets for the Sherwood Foresters.   

12 June  Genealogy       New page, the Maycock family, with details from Gary Whitmore   

8 June Genealogy       More names added to the war graves page, first memorial tablet for the Sherwood Foresters.   

12 May Photographs       Three photographs added in the Farnsworth section. Do you know who they are?   

10 May Genealogy       More names added to the war graves page   

2 May  Web site address       New web site address purchased. www.claycross.org.uk Don't forget the uk, otherwiese you will be visiting the site for St. Bartholomew's church.
Site obtained for 2 reasons;
1 - to established a site without the adverts at the top and bottom of the page.
2 - it was on offer for the first year.   

27 April  Genealogy       Additions to Chesterfield Wesleyan Methodist Circuit Baptisms

27 April       This secetion, two-fold, one so that user's can see what been added and so that I can keep a track on things. 


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