Alma, My father came from the Halifax area, Sowerby, Yorkshire. His parents were George and Gladys May,(Nee Christie),they came to Australia abt 1923 when father was abt 8. We have I beleive, Waddingtons fromElland, John married Jane Hollas at Halifax abt 1855, they had 7 sons. There was also a John from South Hey Stainland, Halifaxhe married a Maria Gledhill-Stott abt 1822, they had 5 sons. John was born abt 1799 and died abt 1881. Also a Richard abt 1767 who married Mary Etherington abt 1790 and later a Betty Jagger abt 1793, they had 3 sons. A Thomas married a Sarah Smithies abt 1766, they had 2 sons. Any information abt these and any other Waddingtons you feel may be related would be appreciated. For your information, father and his parents imigrated to Victoria, Australia and settled in Geelong. They all eventually moved to Albany, Western Australia where my grandparents are now buried.My father is buried at Fremantle, Western Australia.