Searching for information on my ancestor Joshua Hiers who married Mary Kirton in South Shields.Their children are Ann b 12/10/1806; John b. 30/10/1808; Kirton b. 21/4/1811, Elizabeth b. 10/5/1812; Jane b. 1823.Jane my ancestor married Hugh McColl and they immigrated to Australia in 1852. Jane died on board ship before arrival.
Joshua Hiers may have been a cabinet maker and is thought to be originally from the Channel Islands (although this has not been authenticated).