Re: THIRKELL in Durham England, c1830s
The James Thirkell you speak of may be my Great Grandad, born to parents Joseph Thirkell (b 8/1/1807) and Jane Harbuckle (b abt 1815) in County Durham.
They also had a son William born about 1838.
Not sure if you meant William born about 1839 or Jesse born about 1839.
Sending you a Family sheet with details I have dug up via E-mail.May be of interest even if not the one you seek.
Greetings from a (2nd/3rd/4th/? Cousin?)
Tom Thirkell (Thomas James b:1936 in USA)
North Augusta,South Carolina,USA