Faulder Family Genealogy

27 May, 2017

Identifying the Fells at Huddersfield

Family of Robert & Martha Fell

Family of Robert & Martha Fell at Somerville, Huddersfield

I came across a photograph believed to be of the Fell Family. A count of the people was consistent with Robert Fell and his wife Martha (née Keighley) and their children and the spouses of those children.¹

Robert and Martha had eleven children – all of whom are believed to have outlived their parents. Eight of them married.

Three faces have been pasted (old fashioned scissors and paste!) into the picture – the two characters directly behind Robert Fell and another standing at the back on the left. (more…)

18 August, 2010

Map of Huddersfield, Yorkshire

Google Mapopen new window featuring Joseph Sewell Faulder’s family and the Lendrum and Fell Families.

17 August, 2010

Ancestors outside the main paternal line.

The following family trees show my cousins (living generations though are not shown). (more…)

The Family of Eileen Fell’s father-in-law Francis Steinthal

The Family tree of Eileen Fell’s father-in-law Francis Steinthal and his wife, Emeline Petrie.

In World War One, their children changed their surname to Petrie (see The Family of Eileen Fell)

Family Treeopen pdf window

The Family of Eileen Fell

  • Eileen Mary Fell was a first cousin of my paternal grandmother, Marjorie Fell Faulder (née Lendrum). Her mother Elizabeth Fell was a sister of Eileen’s father Henry Fell.
  • Eileen was shown by Marjorie Fell Faulder (in her notes) to have married a Paul Cuthbert Petrie, but I could not find a reference to this marriage.
  • I could however find a reference to a marriage to a Steinthal – but not to his death.
  • It turns out that Paul Steinthal had changed his name during WW1 to Petrie (his mother’s maiden name).
  • Searching through on-line sources such as the London Gazette and the London Times plus being provided with photographs of a family memorial helped identify Eileen’s descendants and their immediate cousins.

Research Documentopen pdf window

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