Ancestors of John Robinson Chapman


514. Anthony Sowerby

Of Hewry now Hury a farm about 2 miles WSW of Romaldkirk in Baldersdale.
The area was first settled by the Vikings. Balder was one of the Norse Gods and was known as Balder the Beautiful.
The Kipling Family, Hutchinson Family and Sowerby families lived at Baldersdale and frequently intermarried.

Anthony had 8 Children, the first 7 being girls. Two years after the birth of his son Anthony died. In his daughter Hannah's baptisimal record he was described as a Yeoman ie he farmed for himself the lived on.

NB Check Barnard Castle for Sowerby - a John Sowerby was having children there in 1707

905. Isabella HARRISON

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