It's along time since i left a message just update on what i have and if any of u=you have any links please contact me.
my great great grand father Thomas Prest born June 1850 in Sacriston Co.Durham married Elizabeth Wills Dec 1873 in county Durham prob. Stanhope Weardale? she was the daughter of William Wills and Jane Harrison and was born June 1850 Stanhope Weardale.
Thomas and Elizabeth had children.
Francis Ann (Fanny?) b. June 1876 Middlestone Moor nr Spennymoor County durham Joseph William March 1882 Henrietta b Sept 1883 Margaret Elizabetn b Sep 1885 Thomas born march 1888 Ruby Mary Dec 1889 George Robert Harrison b. March 1892 Catherine born 1894
Francis married a Thomas Conlon Henrietta = James Armstrong Margaret Elizabeth = James Hodgson George Robert Harrison = Grace Crow=== my line Catherine = Joseph E Spenceley
Thomas died 14/10/1903 at Binchester colliery in the engine room many people thought it was a tragic accident a later postmortem revealed he died of natural causes
Thomas's parents were James Prest born abt 1828 Durham ? and Sarah A Hardcastle born abt. 1830 ? Lanchester they married in Dec 1849 when Sarah was 3 months pregnant with her first child THOMAS
James and Sarahs children were
Thomas born 1850 sacriston === my line George hardcastle b June 1853 Chester-le-street John Johnson b. Mar 1856 Quarrington Hill Mary Jane b. June 1859 Spennymoor Ann/ Jane Ann? born sept 1862 Haswell Harriet b. Dec 1871 Castle Eden
Thomas married Elizabeth Wills as mentioned before George Hardcastle= Elizabeth Hirst March 1874 Stockton JOhn Johnson = Mary Kirtley march 1879 Sunderland Mary Jane = John Crowder Mar 1880 ann/ jane ann = John. W. Miller march 1890 Harriet = John Bowman March 1892 Lanchester.
Although i have all this information i am still trying to find James Prest s parents and Sarah Hardcastle's parents. any help greatly appreciated.