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From: Mark Todd <>
Subject: Re: [NMB] Posting interests - Nicholson
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2008 13:30:09 -0800 (PST)
Apologies to all - as you will have noticed I wrote
William Todd instead of John Todd several times! Sorry
for creating confusion.
--- Mark Todd <> wrote:
> --- Paddy <> wrote:
> > Returning after a break with my main family lines:
> > NICHOLSON
> > (Need 1780s and since/before) Berwick-upon-Tweed,
> > Newcastle, Newbiggin, Westgate.
> If it is of interest we have:
> Record at Mordington Border Marriage House, 12 June
> 1757 marriage of George Nicholson and Jane Thomson,
> with added note 'Tweedmouth'.
> Baptism Berwick High Meeting 1765 June 21 -
> daughter of George Nicolson, fisherman, and his wife
> Jane, in Spittle.
> We haven't found any marriage record for Margaret
> Nicholson and William Todd.
> Died 17 Nov. 1802, buried 18 Nov. 1802, Eleanor
> aged 3 years, daughter of John Todd, gardener
> and his late wife Margaret Nicholson. Died of
> Smallpox (Berwick, Holy Trinity Register)
> We also have Berwick High meeting birth records for
> William and Margaret's children, including Eleanor,
> but only the death record above for Eleanor above
> gives Margaret's surname. We have built the links
> from that - the records are all genuine, but the
> identification of the various Margaret Nicholson
> records is surmise, especially given that there are
> several Nicholson families in the area.
> If anyone finds a marriage record for William Todd
> Margaret Nicholson, please let us know.
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