Tim Sunter's family history

A web log of my family history research

Grove Street

The Sunter story so far…

1841…Thomas and Mary Sunter, knocking on a bit at 60, live in Lodge Green, Gunnerside, Melbecks, Yorkshire.  They have a 15 year old son called William and the family earns its trade in the lead mining industry.  Thomas and Mary Sunter are my great, great, great grandparents. 1851 William Sunter has married Hannah.  They are […]

1891 Census Joseph Sunter

I remember from my year working in the archives that the reading of names can be very difficult.  Here is a good example.  The transpcription of the 1901 census showed Jane A Sunter as coming from Leadgale.  The 1891 Census transcription has it that she is from Seadgate.  In fact I believe the answer is […]