Wednesday, 31 August 2011

On This Day ... 31 August

1869     George Hudson died in Middleton, West Hartlepool, Co Durham, England. He was 59 years old and was my great-great-grandfather.

1872     James Lamb was born in Byker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England. He was the son of John Lamb and Margaret Gerrard, and was the first of his siblings to emigrate to Canada.

1969     Robert Hudson died in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England. He was 79 years old, and died on the anniversary of his grandfather George's death.

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