Sunday, November 21, 2010

Leighton Family

I have recently made contact with Dave Poissant, who is researching the Leighton line from Seaham Harbour.  The Leightons originated from Newcastle, where George Leighton was born in 1809.  George's parents were John Leighton and Barbara Wilson.

Interestingly, the Leightons, although moving to Co. Durham, did not work in the mines.  They were glass bottle makers!

Dave is a 3rd cousin twice removed to my husband, Andy.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Hello World

Well, here I am, finally decided to get up to date with the technology, and create a blog, talking about things I have discovered in my genealogical research - either about my own ancestors, or other interesting things I've discovered.  Keep your eyes open for more useful and/or interesting information!