Hello Gill My name is Robert Dryhurst.Thomas Dryhurst andMary Ellen Burke are my Paternal Great Grandparents.So I suppose that makes us distant relatives.I'm afraid I can not go back any further than you can with your research. Although some of the details below may help.If you do find out any more about the Dryhursts I would appreciate it if you would send me a copy of your findings.
THOMAS DRYHURSTMARRIED ELLEN BURKE
LIVED AT 48b BIRCHFIELD ST
POSIBLY LATER LIVED AT No 9 BIDDER ST THOMAS DIED 1907 AGED 39 ELLEN DIED 1927 ONE SON ROBERT (my Grandfather) BORN 1898 died 1984FATHERS PROFESSION ON BIRTH CERTIFICATE SHIPS STEWARD 4 DAUGHTERS PHEOBE FLORENCE LILLY ELLEN ALL DECEASED WORKED ON THE TRAINING SHIP CONWAY AS MESS STEWARD AND STOREKEEPER ABOUT 1895