Tuesday, 23 August 2011

On This Day ... 23 August

1819     Hugh Dixon was born in Derwent St, Bishopwearmouth, Co Durham, England. He was the son of William Dixon and Jane Hudson.

1872     Isabella Gerrard, nee Marshall, died at 24 Water Street, Byker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England. She was the widow of James Gerrard, and was my 3 x great-grandmother.

1885     Kate Lilian Darby was born at 396 Ladypool Road, Balsall Heath, Worcestershire, England. She was the daughter of William James Darby and Elizabeth Read.

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