My favourite ancestor Daniel Adamson of Shildon 1778 - 1832, and my line of descent
Adamson of Shildon == Nanny Gibson, 1781 - 1860 had 15
Inn-keeper, Grey Horse, Shildon
He also operated a horsedrawn
passenger coach amid the steam engines of
the Stockton and Darlington Railway.
In 1832 he died and :
"- - - - was buried, complete with a tombstone, in St Andrews
Auckland churchyard." (The church was established in 1274.)
"- - - - It is beside the path to the South door, on the left hand side looking towards the church."
Quotations above are from memoirs of Sally Carter Adamson,
architect, Daniel's 5 x g.granddaughter who died at Holmes Chapel in
Adamson II b.1818 == James Dent b.1815, carpenter
¦ In August 1885 her brother Daniel gained
for the Manchester Ship Canal.
Adamson b.22 Jul.1838 == Robert Brown b.1836, engine erecter, Shildon & Manchester
Brown b.6 Feb
1876 == Harry Royle b.17 Oct
Royle b.27 Aug
1905, publican and electrical engineer == Dora
Phillips b.15 Aug 1911
Royle b.28 Jul
1935, mechanical engineer == Dorothy Brown b.2 Jun 1938
" For all our pains, we beg only this favour,
that whenever you see the Sun, the Heavens, or the Stars, you will think of us.
" Bernard de
Fontenelle (mathematician) 1657 to 1757