This section of the website includes details of Kathleen (Kitty) Leyburn of East Layton and her ancestors whose family line extends back in time through the Yorkshire villages of East layton and Gilling West and Auckland St Andrew, Kirk Merrington and Hamsterley in County Durham.
Kathleen Leyburn is connected to the Earle family of Yorkshire through her marriage to Bryan Earl at Fawcett nr Richmond in 1927
Please feel free to contact me with your requests or questions, or if anything you find conflicts with your own research. I would also welcome your help if you think you can add to my collection with any of your own findings.
Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to contact me in the two years since this website was created and for all the interesting and wonderful information you have provided. I regulary receive messages from all corners of the world showing just how far the family have spread over the years and I really look forward being able to assist with your queries where I can.
Do you have any old photographs of Earle and Welford ancestors tucked away in your albums? If so I would really love to hear from you. Perhaps you would allow them to be added to this website as its so much better when you have a face to go with a name.
Remember new material is constantly being added to the website so do come back soon and see what's new!