Ruth Cannam, 25 May 2008
I've just been looking at your Cottingham
website. What a brilliant job you have made of it. Congratulations....
Jolley, Corby, 5 February 2008
I was on your web site last night (which is
very good) when I came across a picture entitled 'Jolley Family Wash Day'
Victoria Simmonds, 5 February 2008
I recently took great pleasure reading about
the history of the factory as I live on the ground floor apartment...
Vanda Culpepper, Texas, USA, 30 September 2007
My name is Vanda Culpepper (nee) Ashby one of
Brogdale, 23 September 2007
I am trying to de-bunk a family myth. One of
my Great Grannies was Mary Ella Panter Vickers, born in Cottingham
Ashmore, 22 September 2007
I came across your site while looking for a
Coles, Brigstock, 21 August 2007
My father, Walter Coles was cousin to Vere
Coles and came from Leicester...
Jackie Proctor, 30 May 2007
My name is Jackie Proctor. I noticed
information on your website relating to the Cannam family. My Great
Grandmother was Lilian Elizabeth Cannam...
Jacqui Cottingham 10 May 2007
I was just playing around on the computer and
typed in our last name, Cottingham, and found your web site...
Bradley, 7 May 2007
My 5th great grandfather William Taylor b1715
Kettering married 1736 in Kettering to Alice Taylor born in Cottingham...
Johnson, 17 April 2007
I took a book out of MH library recently
called The Leicestershire Graziers...By a quirky coincidence there is a
whole chapter about the first recorded Billings (of Rolleston) who was
witness to the will of one John Dove esq...
I would just like to congratulate you on your
site. I have been researching my family history and have arrived in
Dodsworth, 13 April 2007
I'm currently researching my Family History
and came across the Cottingham website. I believe my ancestors Leek) were
born in Cottingham...
Leete, 14 March 2007
Does the Wallis and Linnell clothing company
Swingler, East Carlton Park, 13 February 2007
I was given a paper copy of a photo copied
from the 2005 calendar of Middleton forge, Main Street, Samuel Swingler
and son also Samuel...
Hannant, 14 December 2006
First congratulations on an excellent website
it has brought back many memories of growing up in the village and also
stories told to me by my father of life in the village when he was
Oliver, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1 December 2006
My grandfather Harry Oliver, according to the
UK 1901 census, was 12 years of age at the time that the census was
Martin, 15 November 2006
I've been Researching my family tree and came
across this great website. Well done for the hard work that's been put in.
My connection is the Vickers family .
Clews, 27 October 2006
A fabulous site. I was excited to see photos
of Water Lane. My paternal grandmother was a Bradshaw...
Binley, 24 October 2006
I was told about your web site by a friend. I
think it is the best village web site I have ever seen! My father in law
came from Cottingham. He is Robert Binley...
Hobbs, 27 September 2006
My connection with Cottingham is that my
father was David Hobbs. He was the youngest son of Andrew Hobbs of the
Royal George and latterly of the Manor House...
Averley Adams, Hampshire, 22 September 2006
You may remember that I contacted you some
time ago regarding my grandparents Winifred Tilley and Harry England of
Berryfield Road Cottingham...
Tilley, Northants, 28 August 2006
I have just come across an article from the
Evening Telegraph of July 30 2005 which I had intended to respond to much
sooner! Ardith and Peter Tureski were looking for their Tilley ancestry at
Govig, Nebraska, USA, 26 August 2006
I see two letters on your website from Ardith
Stuart (Brother James Simon), 8 August 2006
I found your web-site on Cottingham purely by
chance and was so thrilled to read it...
Morris, 22 June 2006
Hello there, wonder if you can help...Could
you tell me if there's is still a rd called Towns End...
Davenport, Essex, 1 June 2006
I have just looked through your website for
the first time and I am really impressed. My father was born in Cottingham
in 1911 but the family moved away in 1925 after the death of my
grandmother, Harriett Davenport...
Kathleen Jenkins, 23 May 2006
You have an excellent website for those of us
interested in information on Cottingham. My great great grandfather
(Mayes) comes from that area...
Cursley, Hertfordshire, 15 April 2006
I have downloaded the will of Mary Cusley, if
you are interested I can email you the pdf file. The will is very
difficult if not almost impossible for me to read, I will try and find out
where I can have it transcribed.
Brenda Shrive, 15 April 2006
Attached is a Cottingham school photo from
1936, my farther (John Shrive) and Auntie (Mary Shrive) are in the
Banks, Massachusetts, 18 March 2006
I found your website quite by accident a week
ago. Youíve done a wonderful job collecting all this information. I found
my maternal grandmother, Ethel Amy Tansley in the picture of
Cannam, Calgary, Alberta, 12 February 2006
Would you please send this to your contributer
Jan Cannam. she says she changed her name to Cannam to prevent it dying
out. I am pleased to be able to tell her that there are hundred or so
widely scattered in the west of north America...
Terrance Linn, Washington, USA, 2 February 2006
you could tell me anything about Alston Kisby It would be a great help...
Panter, 25 January 2006
Iíve purely by chance just been looking at the Cottingham history website.
My family Ė mother, father and grandparents originated in Cottingham...
Aubrey, 22 November 2005
've just stumbled across your splendid site.
I've been doing some family history recently and have found some
antecedents hailing from Cottingham. I see on your established local
families list that you have a mention of the West family...
Tilley, Cleethorpes, 11 November 2005
a descendant of one of the Tilley families of Cottingham, I thought I
should drop you a line in the hope of someone possibly making contact. My
grandfather was John James Tilley...
Thomas, 1 November 2005
hope you can help me trace some people or maybe give some more info. My
mother Joyce Lee was an evacuee in the 2nd world war she was sent to
Cottingham and stayed with a family with the surname Redsure...
Drake, Kettering, 25 October 2005
have just discovered your Cottingham website, it is very interesting. My
mother was a Tansley as were my grandparents...
Rayson, 5 October 2005
have just been looking at your excellent site and thoroughly enjoyed it.
Under Bakeries there is mention of the Rayson family of Corby Road...
LA Wright, 29 September 2005
have just come across your web site and found it fascinating. I started
doing some family research into my mum's family recently as she was a
Tansley and I have visited Cottingham a couple of times...
Vanessa Fretwell, Surrey, 5 & 9 September 2005
mother, Margery Haseler, has been trying to get information about her
mother's side of the family, Dunkley...
Williams, 26 August 2005
stone cottages you are trying to locate were next to Blind Lane...
Bradbury, 24 August 2005
clicked on the photos section of the school children on your site... There
is a picture of a girl Mabel Tansley...
Graham Chambers, West Yorkshire,
14 August 2005
I was looking at the web site with my nephew
Mike yesterday and he recognised the photo of the Cottingham Football team
from the 1920/30s. My father (Fred Chambers, born 1908) is a member of the
Hill, Kettering, 1 August 2005
I've just read with interest the article in
the Evening Telegraph about Ardith and Peter Tureski's visit to
Cannam, 27 July 2005
I came across your website when I was checking
out my grandfather's name Harry Gould Cannam....
Geof Hudson, Church Street, Cottingham,
26 July 2005
Just a quick note to express my admiration for
an excellent web site. You may not have known that our back yard in Church
Street used to be a public toilet...
22 June 2005
I came across your site by pure accident and
saw the name Henry Stafford Cannam...
Steve Jones, Australia, 21 June 2005
great site Jane. I have traced my ancestors back to Cottingham. I am
researching Tansley, Panter & Inkle...
Margaret Banning, 16 June 2005
I wonder whether you would be interested in a
document from Cottingham -cum-Middleton and East Carlton. It belonged
to...Lilian Sturman, the younger daughter of Mr and Mrs John H
Alan Craxford, 25 May 2005
I have been very interested in browsing your
site and I wonder whether we have any information that we may be able to
exchange...I believe that I am a direct descendent of John Claypole...
Dave Brownlie, 11 May 2005
I've just found your website on Cottingham it
bring back memories seeing some of the names of people I grew up in the
50s & 60s before I got married...
David Dodd, Kettering, 8 May 2005
First of all, congratulations on your
excellent web-site, it puts many so called professional web-sites to
shame. I grew up in Cottingham (1940 to 1953 period), lived at Frogs
Island and No. 8 Ripley Road...
Amy, Cottingham, 6 May 2005
I have been brought up over the years to
believe that 22 Rockingham Road's back garden was a slaughter house...
Graham Chambers, Keighley, West
Yorkshire, 18 April 2005
A great web site! I've really enjoyed reading
through it. My father's family (Chambers) and his ancestors lived in and
around Cottingham for many generations....
Annie Johnson, 5 April 2005
There is a large stone on the left of one of
the wellhead pictures. When I was a girl,
there was a curious area of massive flat stones, set opposite the yard
gate to Crossbank House...
Amber Smithen, 8 March 2005
My granddad is Bernard Beadsworth and I have
just been looking at the Cottingham website and was thrilled to find a
picture of my granddad as child in Water Lane...
Derek McGreevy, 6 March 2005
My son has some homework to do and he needs to
the Cottingham church has any gargoyles or grotesques...
Tony Vines, 4 March 2005
It's about 18 months since I last looked in at
your site and it just gets better and better...
Chris Sumpter, 4 March 2005
Lovin' the site. I have somewhere a school pic
Bob Mulvaney, 7 February 2005
It is possible that my Cannam ancestors
emigrated from Cottingham or parts nearby to the US or Canada around
Mike Crossman, Gateshead, 24 January
grandmother (Harriet Evelyn Tansley) was born in Water Lane....
Quoy Bradbury, 23 January 2005
We have just discovered our Tansley family are from Cottingham, going back
to William born about 1669...
Henry Stafford Arthur Cannam,
11 January 2005
I am Henry Stafford Arthur Cannam. I can trace
our immediate family tree from the present day back to around 1790...
Ardith Tureski, 7
Thanks very much for the calendar. In the August picture (Middleton), my
grandfather, Herbert Tilley, is the young boy, standing on the right,
closest to the camera...
David Parker, Newcastle Under
Lyme, 24 November 2004
think that John Parker the baker might have been born in Collyweston....
Marie Beck, 21 November 2004
greatly enjoyed exploring your Cottingham history site. I found it very
informative and easy to use. I am exploring my family history and an
particularly interested in Wilbarston as that is where my great g. mother
was born and her parents too...
16 November 2004
Iíve taken a few soundings from some of the
villages older residents and they think the missing name of the Footballer
is David Stokes...
Lee Cannam, SW London, 13 November 2004
We have been in Touch with a Frances Kerner
who has been researching the Cannam's and found us. The name definitely
has not died out...!
Eileen Watts, Market Harborough, 13
name is Eileen Watts (nee Jackson). I was born in Cottingham and lived
there until I married in 1967. My mother lived there for most of her life.
my father was a scout master along with Mr Porter ...
Geoff Gough, 10 November 2004
Having my mind in neutral this evening I punched in Cottingham - Coles and
was delighted to find your site, which is a credit to you.
family my mothers side were the Coles.
Elizabeth Tansley, 23 October
was browsing for Tansleys and came across your Cottingham History site for
the first time. It is most interesting.
Jenny Webster (nee Coles), 16 October
I am the Great Niece of Mr. &
Mrs. Vere Coles who used to own the shop in Cottingham High Street...
Malcolm Watts, 3 October 2004
have just been looking at your site, ref Cottingham. A very nice and
informative piece. I am descended from Mary Elizabeth Beadsworth (my great
grandmother) who came from Cottingham...
Michael Feder, Sydney Australia, 22 September 2004
Thanks for letting me know of my distant
relation in NZ ,hello Jan Cannam. My uncle eddy was a great guy...
Severn (nee Vickers), 20 September 2004
Have recently come across your site which I
found especially interesting as some of my ancestors originate from
Cottingham. My 2xgt grandfather Frederick Edward Vickers...
Joiner (nee Cannam), 12 September 2004
I was the last person to have the surname Cannam from Cottingham...
New Zealand, 9 September 2004
name is Janet Mary Cannam (nee Payne), whose mother was Edith May Cannam...
Chisholm, Desborough, 4 September 2004
was introduced to your web site on Cottingham recently. I found Nicola
Patterson is seeking information on Cannam.
Well my mother was Ruth Cannam ...
Blenkarn (nee Bell), 22 August 2004
Congratulations on your
Cottingham site, which I have only just accessed. I was born in Cottingham
in 1949, left in 1968...
Johnson, 22 August 2004
Pretty sure the row of cottages were on the Corby Road, opposite the 'jitty'
down to Water Lane...
Stephen Gregory, Cottingham, 16 August 2004
I have just
spent the last half an hour browsing the website and found it most
delightful and informative.
We moved to
Cottingham last year...
Maidstone Kent, 20 July 2004
I've watched your website grow with great
interest and feel I may have a few pictures to contribute...
Richard Aldwinckle, June 2004
First of all, congratulations on such a splendid website. I am descended
from the Aldwinckle family that lived in
Cottingham and Middleton...
Perkins, 14 June 2004
I have just found your excellent web-site .I
am related to Robert Perkins and Katherine who lived in Cottingham in the
Nicola Paterson, 27
I am researching my family tree at the
moment and I was wondering if you had any information on the Cannam
Newcastle-Under-Lyme, 13 May 2004
I AM SO EXCITED BY YOUR
WEBSITE!!!...Many years ago I started to trace my family tree....When I
got to my
Great Grandad, John Thomas Parker I found that the family
originated in Cottingham.....
Tureski, Canada, 25 March 2004
Thanks so much for your terrific website. I am tracing my Tilley ancestors
and check the site frequently....
Gill, Gloucestershire, 23 March
I was looking for an old picture and stumbled
across your website - my parents live in Cottingham too, but in East Yorkshire....
Cottingham, 22 March 2004
Thought you might be interested in this item:- My (late) father in law
Fred Sturman was born and bred in
Crossbank (now renamed Crossbank
Robertson, Cottingham, 15 March 2004
Found your web site (very good) when searching for more information about
9, High Street.....
Davenport, New Zealand, 9 March 2004
Another long lost Cottingham relation from New Zealand here. My Great
Grandparents were Abraham and
Mary Ann Binley....
Sydney, Australia, 1 March 2004
Your history about cottingham is very interesting. I lived in cottingham
from 1954 to 1966 in the house
which is now next to the Spread Eagle....
Gillian Collins, New
Zealand, 30 January 2004
just found your Cottingham site, which is fascinating. Lots of excellent
information! I have Cottingham
connections in the seventeenth and
Averley Adams, Hampshire,
27 January 2004
I just wanted to say how lovely it was to see your
website. My grandparents, John England (better known as Harry)
Winifred England (nee Tilley) used to live at 43 Berryfield Road.....
Lorraine Tilley, Cottingham CE School, 21 January 2004
go to Cottingham C.E school and my class is doing a project on how jobs
have changed in the village......
Margie Moore, Washington State, USA,
I've recently got hold of the
1881 Census for the village of Cottingham, Northants - and there is a
listing for your grandfather,
Harry F Shaw.....