The Earle & Welford Families of Yorkshire, England 1268 - 1911
The Earle & Welford Families       of Yorkshire, England               1268 - 1911

Ireland Family of Middleton in Teesdale

St Mary the Virgin, Middleton-in-Teesdale
 

Marriage - 6th June 1695

Richard Ireland & Margret Walton

 

Baptism - 26th April 1696

Anthony son of Richard & Margaret Ireland

 

Baptism - 3rd December 1699

William son of Richard & Margaret Ireland

 

Baptism - 9th January 1703

Thomas son of Richard Ireland

 

Marriage - 26th May 1706

John Ireland & Margrett Sheale [Shield]

 

Baptism - 11th April 1707

John son of John & Margaret Ireland

 

Baptism - 12th September 1708

Edward son of John & Margaret Ireland

 

Baptism - 23rd March 1712

Joseph son of John & Margaret Ireland

 

Baptism - 31st January 1714

William son of John & Margaret Ireland

 

Baptism - 2nd April 1716

Anthony son of John & Margaret Ireland

 

Baptism - 18th March 1718

Jonathan son of John & Margaret Ireland

 

Baptism - 19th April 1738

John son of John & Rebecca Ireland

 

Baptism - 13th June 1740

Margaret daughter of John & Rebecca Ireland

 

Marriage - 21st June 1744

John Ireland & Mary Dent

 

Marriage - 5th November 1749

Jonathan Ireland & Fortune Walker

 

Baptism - 17th November 1750

Margaret daughter of Jonathan & Fortune Ireland

 

Baptism - 14th April 1753

Thomas a child of John & Mary Ireland, of Forest [see Bowes Family Line]

 

Baptism - 6th November 1756

Nancy a child of Jonathan & Fortune Ireland of Forest

 

Burial - 8th August 1759

Rebecca Ireland of Forest, wife of John

 

Burial - 26th January 1762

Jonathan Ireland of Forest

 

Burial - 3rd January 1763

John Ireland of Hanging Shaw, Forest

 

Marriage - 29th May 1766

Margaret Ireland & Thomas Stealy

 

Baptism - 23rd August 1766

Joseph a child of John & Elizabeth Ireland of Hanging Shaw, Forest

 

Baptism - 23rd January 1768

John a child of John & Elizabeth Ireland of Hanging Shaw

 

Baptism - 19th August 1769

Thomas a child of John & Margaret Ireland of Forest

 

Burial - 7th February 1770

John son of John Ireland of Hanging Shaw, Forest

 

Baptism - 25th June 1771

Jane a child of John & Elizabeth Ireland of Hanging Shaw

 

Baptism - 27th February 1773

Rebecca a child of John & Elizabeth Ireland of Hanging Shaw, Forest

 

Baptism - 3rd March 1775

John a child of John & Elizabeth Ireland of Hanging Shaw, Forest

 

Baptism - 30th March 1776

Tamar Tarn a child of Timothy & Jane Tarn of Kirkhouse Fold, Forest

 

Baptism - 31st May 1777

Jonathan a child of John & Elizabeth Ireland of Hanging Shaw, Forest

 

Baptism - 27th February 1779

Margaret a child of John & Elizabeth Ireland of Hanging Shaw

 

Burial - 2nd October 1780

Fortune Ireland of Forest, wife of Jonathan

 

Baptism - 22nd July 1781

Hannah a child of John & Elizabeth Ireland of Forest

 

Baptism - 19th September 1784

Betty a child of John & Betty Ireland of Forest

 

Baptism - 3rd May 1788

John Ireland a child of Thomas Stealy & Nancy Ireland of Forest

 

Burial - 27th February 1789

Joseph Ireland, Miner of Forest, [husband] of Betty

 

St Romald's Church, Romaldkirk, Teesdale

 

Baptism - 5th April 1792

Joseph son of Thomas & Mary Ireland - Thringarth

 

St Mary the Virgin, Middleton-in-Teesdale

 

Burial - 4th June 1793

Margaret Ireland of Forest, daughter of Betty (widow)

 

Baptism - 15th February 1794

Ann Ireland a child of Thomas Stealy & Nancy Ireland of Forest

 

Marriage - 30th May 1798

Rebecca Ireland & William Allinson

 

Baptism - 21st March 1803

Joseph Tarn* born 8th Feb 1803, illegitimate son of Tamar Tarn - singlewoman of Kirkhouse Fold

 

* Joseph Tarn adopted the Ireland Surname in later life, his likely father being Jonathan Ireland [1777-1824]

 

Marriage - 13th July 1805

Elizabeth Ireland & Peter Horn

 

Burial - 11th March 1808

Jonathan Ireland, aged 91 of Forest

 

Marriage - 20th December 1817

Hannah Ireland & Matthew Cousin

 

Burial - 19th March 1824

Jonathan Ireland, aged 47 of Hanging Shaw

 

Burial - 11th December 1825

Elizabeth Ireland an infant of Harwood

 

Burial - 7th August 1826

Nancy Ireland, aged 69 of Lower Hurth, Forest

 

Baptism - 17th March 1827

William Watson Ireland a child of John & Ann Ireland of Harwood, Miner

 

Baptism - 29th June 1830

Elizabeth daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth Ireland of Hanging Shaw, Farmer

 

Baptism - 2nd October 1831

Mary a child of John & Ann Ireland of Moor Riggs, Forest, Miner

 

Baptism - 4th August 1833

Thomas Tarn (commonly called Ireland) son of Joseph Tarn (commonly called Ireland) & Elizabeth of Hanging Shaw, Miner

 

Baptism - 14th September 1834

Elizabeth daughter of John & Ann Ireland of Moor Riggs, Forest, Miner

 

Baptism - 23rd October 1836

Tamar Tarn (alias Ireland) daughter of Joseph Tarn (alias Ireland) & Elizabeth of Hanging Shaw, Miner

 

Baptism - 28th July 1839

Hannah daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth Ireland

 

1841 Census (6th June)

 

Cleatham, Gainford, Durham (PRO Ref: HO107/305/5)

name

age

trade

birth place

John Ireland

65

-

Durham

John Ireland

40

-

Durham

Ann Ireland

40

-

Durham

Watson Ireland

14

-

Durham

Elizabeth Ireland

7

-

Durham

 

West Hangingshaw, Middleton in Teesdale (PRO Ref: HO107/306/2)

name

age

trade

birth place

Joseph Ireland

35

Lead Miner

Durham

Elizabeth Ireland

30

-

Durham

Jonathan Ireland

13

-

Durham

Elizabeth Ireland

10

-

Durham

Thomas Ireland

9

-

Durham

Tamar Ireland

5

-

Durham

Hannah Ireland 2 - Durham
Jane Ireland 4 mths - Durham

 

St Mary the Virgin, Middleton-in-Teesdale

 

Baptism - 29th August 1841

Jane daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth Ireland

 

Baptism - 23rd April 1844

Matthew son of Joseph & Elizabeth Ireland

 

St James the Less, Forest, Middleton-in-Teesdale

 

Baptism - 30th September 1851

Isaac son of Jonathan Ireland & J. Mary Walton born 31st August 1851 Middleton Parish

 

1851 Census

 

Middleton in Teesdale (PRO Ref: HO107/2387)

name

age

trade

birth place

Joseph Ireland (head)

48

Formerly Leadminer

Middleton in Teesdale

Elizabeth Ireland (wife)

43

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Jonathan Ireland (son)

22

Lead Miner

Middleton in Teesdale

Thomas Ireland (son)

17

Lead Miner

Middleton in Teesdale

Tamar Ireland (daughter)

14

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Hannah Ireland (daughter) 12 - Middleton in Teesdale
Jane Ireland (daughter) 10 - Middleton in Teesdale
Matthew Ireland (son) 7 - Middleton in Teesdale
Mary Ireland (daughter) 4 - Middleton in Teesdale
Margaret Ireland (dau) 1 - Middleton in Teesdale
Geo Bainbridge (son in law) 24 Blacksmith Middleton in Teesdale
Elizabeth Bainbridge (dau) 20 - Middleton in Teesdale

 

Middleton in Teesdale (PRO Ref: HO107/2387)

name

age

trade

birth place

John Ireland (head)

51

Farming 14 acres of land

Middleton in Teesdale

Ann Ireland (wife)

52

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Elizabeth Ireland (dau)

16

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Wm Watson Ireland (son)

24

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Margaret Milburn (visitor)

63

-

Whorlton, Durham

Elizabeth Wilkinson 16 Servant Arkendale, Yorkshire

 

Register of Births, Marriages & Deaths

 

Deaths - Teesdale, December 1855 (v10a p6*)

John Ireland

 

1861 Census

 

Staindrop, Co Durham (PRO Ref: RG9/3717)

name

age

trade

birth place

Ann Ireland (head/widow)

62

Proprietor of House

Middleton in Teesdale

Elizabeth Ireland (dau)

25

-

Middleton in Teesdale

 

Hanging Shaw, Forest, Teesdale (PRO Ref: RG9/3722)

name

age

trade

birth place

Joseph Ireland (head)

56

Farmer of 33 acres & local Methodist preacher

Middleton in Teesdale

Elizabeth Ireland (wife)

54

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Matthew Ireland (son)

17

Lead Ore Washer

Middleton in Teesdale

Mary Ireland (daughter)

14

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Margaret Ireland (dau)

11

Scholar

Middleton in Teesdale

Jonathan Ireland (son/wdr) 32 Lead Ore Miner Middleton in Teesdale
Joseph Ireland (g.son) 8 Scholar Middleton in Teesdale
Robert Ireland (g.son) 6 Scholar Middleton in Teesdale

 

Thompson House, Forest, Teesdale (PRO Ref: RG9/3722)

name

age

trade

birth place

Thomas Ireland (head)

27

Butcher & Farmer of 14 acres

Middleton in Teesdale

Jane Ireland (wife)

24

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Ann Ireland (daughter)

2

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Elizabeth Ireland (dau)

9 mths

-

Middleton in Teesdale

 

St Mary the Virgin, Middleton-in-Teesdale

 

Baptism - 23rd May 1864

Margaret daughter of Thomas & Jane Ireland

 

Register of Births, Marriages & Deaths

 

Deaths - Teesdale, June 1869 (v10a p143)

Joseph Ireland, aged 66

 

Marriages - Teesdale, December 1869 (v10a p347)

Matthew Ireland & Annie Allinson

 

1871 Census

 

Hanging Shaw, Forest, Teesdale (PRO Ref: RG10/4947)

name

age

trade

birth place

Elizabeth Ireland (hd/wid)

64

Farmer of 54 acres

Forest & Frith, Durham

Mary Ireland (daughter)

24

Farmers daughter

Forest & Frith, Durham

Margaret Ireland (dau)

11

-

Forest & Frith, Durham

Joseph Ireland (g.son) 18 Pupil teacher Forest & Frith, Durham
Robert Ireland (g.son) 16 Labourer Forest & Frith, Durham

 

Hanging Shaw, Forest, Teesdale (PRO Ref: RG10/4947)

name

age

trade

birth place

Matthew Ireland (head)

27

Labourer in mine

Forest & Frith, Durham

Annie Ireland (wife)

22

-

Romaldkirk, Yorkshire

Alice E Ireland (daughter)

1

-

Lunedale, Yorkshire

 

Register of Births, Marriages & Deaths

 

Deaths - Teesdale, December 1872 (v10a p170)

Joseph Ireland, aged 19

 

Deaths - Teesdale, March 1873 (v10a p167)

Ann Ireland, aged 73

 

Deaths - Teesdale, September 1880 (v10a p159)

Annie Ireland, aged 31

 

1881 Census

 

Croukley, Lunedale (PRO Ref: RG11/4935)

name

age

trade

birth place

Mark Allinson (head/unm) 42 Farmer Croukley, Lune, Yorks

Margaret Allinson (sister)

39 Milk Maid Croukley, Lune, Yorks
Alice Allinson (mother) 70 Widow Forest & Frith, Durham

Matthew Ireland (hd/wid)

37

Farm labourer

Forest & Frith, Durham

Alice E Ireland (daughter)

11

Scholar

Lunedale, Yorkshire

Emily Jane Ireland (dau)

9

Scholar

Forest & Frith, Durham

Margaret A Ireland (dau) 7 Scholar Forest & Frith, Durham
Joseph Wm Ireland (son) 6 Scholar Forest & Frith, Durham
Jonathan Ireland (son) 3 - Forest & Frith, Durham

 

Thompson House, Forest, Teesdale (PRO Ref: RG11/4936)

name

age

trade

birth place

Thomas Ireland (head)

47

Cattle Dealer & Farmer

Middleton in Teesdale

Jane Ireland (wife)

44

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Annie Ireland (daughter)

22

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Jonathan Howard (nephew)

9

Scholar

Middleton in Teesdale

 

Register of Births, Marriages & Deaths

 

Deaths - Teesdale, March 1881 (v10a p137)

Elizabeth Ireland, aged 74

 

Marriages - Teesdale, September 1885 (v10a p307)

Matthew Ireland & Martha Coatsworth

 

1891 Census

 

Marrick Park, Marrick, Richmond, Yorkshire (PRO Ref: RG12/4035)

name

age

trade

birth place

Thomas Ireland (head)

57

Farmer

Middleton in Teesdale

Jane Ireland (wife)

54

-

Middleton in Teesdale

Thomas Ireland (son)

25

Farmers son

Middleton in Teesdale

Mary Ireland (daughter) 22 Farmers daughter Middleton in Teesdale
Ruben Sawyer (servant) 16 Farm labourer Bowes, Yorkshire
Jennie Dinsdale (servant) 15 Domestic Servant Marrick, Yorkshire

 

Hanging Shaw, Forest, Teesdale (PRO Ref: RG12/4082)

name

age

trade

birth place

Matthew Ireland (head)

46

Farmhand & Mason

Forest & Frith, Durham

Martha Ireland (wife)

27

-

Middleton, Durham

Matthew Ireland (son)

10

-

Lunedale, Yorkshire

Mary Ethel Ireland (dau) 4 - Forest & Frith, Durham
Nora Annie Ireland (dau) 2 - Forest & Frith, Durham

 

Register of Births, Marriages & Deaths

 

Marriages - Teesdale, June 1894 (v10a p378)

Alice Elizabeth Ireland & John Sayer

 

Marriages - Teesdale, June 1898 (v10a p457)

Thomas Ireland & Annie Nixon

 

1901 Census

 

Under Firth, Forest, Teesdale (PRO Ref: RG13/4658)

name

age

trade

birth place

Matthew Ireland (head)

56

Painter

Forest & Frith, Durham

Martha Ireland (wife)

36

-

Middleton, Durham

Nora Annie Ireland (dau)

12

-

Forest & Frith, Durham

James C Ireland (son) 7 - Forest & Frith, Durham
Thomas S Ireland (son) 5 - Forest & Frith, Durham

 

Westwood, Startforth, Yorkshire (PRO Ref: RG13/4657)

name

age

trade

birth place

Thomas Ireland (head)

67

Farmer

Forest & Frith, Durham

Jane Ireland (wife)

64

-

Forest & Frith, Durham

Jane A Metcalf (g.dau)

12

-

Bowes, Yorkshire

Edith Hall (servant) 19 Domestic Servant Westmoreland
William Robson (servant) 25 Farm Servant Staindrop, Yorkshire

 

Doe Park, Hunderthwaite, Romaldkirk, Yorkshire (PRO Ref: RG13/4658)

name

age

trade

birth place

Thomas Ireland (head)

35

Farmer

Middleton, Durham

Annie Ireland (wife)

30

-

Middleton, Durham

Thomas W Ireland (son)

1

-

Middleton, Durham

Joseph Horn (servant) 30 Agricultural Labourer Middleton, Durham
Ophelia Hutchinson (serv) 16 Domestic Servant Middleton, Durham
Martha Nixon (sis in law) 20 School Teacher Middleton, Durham

 

Register of Births, Marriages & Deaths

 

Marriages - Teesdale, December 1902 (v10a p442)

Matthew Ireland & Sarah Jane Bainbridge

 

Deaths - Teesdale, June 1903 (v10a p147)

Jane Ireland, aged 67

 

1911 Census

 

Drispit, Ettersgill, Middleton in Teesdale (Nr.28)

name

age

trade

birth place

Matthew Ireland (head)

67

Caretaker (High Force, Private Grounds)

Forest & Frith, Durham

Martha Ireland (wife)

47

-

Middleton, Durham

Geo Sydney Ireland (son) 9 - Forest & Frith, Durham
Esther Ireland (daughter) 7 - Forest & Frith, Durham

 

  Married 25 years, 8 children born alive, 6 still living

 

Hanging Shaw, Middleton in Teesdale (Nr.31)

name

age

trade

birth place

Thomas Ireland (head/Wid)

77

Farmer

Forest & Frith, Durham

 

Forest Village, Middleton in Teesdale (Nr.21)

name

age

trade

birth place

Nora Annie Ireland (servant)

22

General Domestic

Forest & Frith, Durham

 

Blunt House, Middleton in Teesdale (Nr.173)

name

age

trade

birth place

James Ireland (servant)

17

Farm Servant

Forest & Frith, Durham

 

Startforth, Barnard Castle (Nr.13)

name

age

trade

birth place

Thomas Ireland (head)

45

Farmer

Forest, Durham

Annie Ireland (wife)

40

-

Hawood, Durham

Thomas Wm Ireland (son) 11 At School Hunderthwaite, Yorkshire
Joseph C Ireland (son) 9 At School Hunderthwaite, Yorkshire
Annie J Ireland (daughter) 7 At School Startforth, Yorkshire
Rowena M Ireland (dau) 4 - Startforth, Yorkshire
John Gilbert Ireland (son) 2 - Startforth, Yorkshire
Frederick Barker (servant) 30 Horseman Low Worsall, Yorkshire
Mary Ethel Ireland (serv) 24 General Domestic Forest, Durham
Thomas S Ireland (serv) 15 Cow Boy Forest Durham

 

  Married 13 years, 6 children born alive, 5 still living

 

Register of Births, Marriages & Deaths

 

Marriages - Teesdale, December 1912 (v10a p563)

James C Ireland & Annie Tarn

 

Marriages - Teesdale, December 1913 (v10a p481)

Mary Ethel Ireland & William H Stairmaud

 

Deaths - Teesdale, June 1914 (v10a p316)

Thomas Ireland, aged 80

 

World War 1 Service Records, 1914-1920

 

Thomas Stanley Ireland aged 19 of Middleton in Teesdale, Durham entered military service with the Royal Engineers 234th Field Company Military Regiment 104255

 

Register of Births, Marriages & Deaths

 

Deaths - Teesdale, December 1921 (v10a p297)

Matthew Ireland, aged 77

 

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