Hello, I passed on some incorrect information regarding our mutual g.g.grandfather Peter Appleton to Kathleen Appleton. Our Peter was actually born in 1811 in Topcliffe, Thirsk,Yk. in 1811.He married Margaret Hurworth,in 18and they had son Thomas in 1839.They went to Lancashire where she died. Peter married? Helen Penketh and they had approx. 5 more children.The first William App. travelled to Australia in mid. 19th cent. and was my g.grandfather.Would love to know more about this family. regards. Margaret.(Appleton) Brookes.