This is a family history website where you can find out about people related to the surnames BOOTES (BOOTS) and GOWLAND. My father was a BOOTES and my mother was a GOWLAND. Both are uncommon and unusual surnames. The scope is worldwide, and in the UK if you have ancestors in East Sussex, the North Pennines, or Sunderland, you may find something interesting here. Please feel free to look around and contact me.



April 2018
30 April 2018 - 10:19:41

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Added RAIN[e] family to my Weardale pedigree.

Many corrections to Weardale individuals.

March 2018
21 March 2018 - 23:27:38
  • Software upgrade to kiwitrees 3.3.3
  • Substantial changes to PEART family of Weardale
  • Changes to DAWSON family of Weardale
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Upcoming events
Samuel BlanchBlanch,Samuel27 May 191909999Death 
Gerald Alvey TownendTownend,Gerald Alvey27 May 19161102102Birth 
Thomas JamesJames,Thomas27 May 19142104104Death 
Mary Elizabeth SmithSmith,Mary Elizabeth27 May 19103108108Death 
Thomas William BallardBallard,Thomas William27 May 18944124124Birth 
Violet May BootsBoots,Violet May27 May 18945124124Birth 
Henry John BatehupBatehup,Henry John27 May 18936125125Birth 
Oswald Marmion BootesBootes,Oswald Marmion27 May 18827136136Death 
John TreeTree,John27 May 18768142142Death 
Eugene D BootsBoots,Eugene D27 May 18749144144Death 
George Thomas BootesBootes,George Thomas27 May 185510163163Birth 
William Henry DrewDrew,William Henry27 May 185111167167Birth 
Margaret PeartPeart,Margaret27 May 184412174174Death 
Sarah GumbsellGumbsell,Sarah27 May 183813180180Birth 
Phoebe PeadonPeadon,Phoebe27 May 183714181181Birth 
Alfred NoakesNoakes,Alfred27 May 183215186186Birth 
Fletcher HopeHope,Fletcher27 May 182716191191Birth 
Mary StephensonStephenson,Mary27 May 182417194194Birth 
Agnes GreenupGreenup,Agnes27 May 182318195195Birth 
Joseph LathanLathan,Joseph27 May 182019198198Birth 
Ann AldersonAlderson,Ann27 May 181920199199Death 
Hannah BlandBland,Hannah27 May 181721201201Death 
Jane SimpsonSimpson,Jane27 May 181622202202Birth 
Stephen CattCatt,Stephen27 May 181423204204Birth 
Ann PickeringPickering,Ann27 May 181224206206Birth 
John Flote BootsBoots,John Flote27 May 181025208208Birth 
Sophia DrayDray,Sophia27 May 180526213213Birth 
Sarah BrownBrown,Sarah27 May 179927219219Death 
Philip CombsCombs,Philip27 May 179928219219Birth 
Hannah SandersonSanderson,Hannah27 May 179229226226Birth 
Jane SandersonSanderson,Jane27 May 179230226226Birth 
Samuel WatsonWatson,Samuel27 May 178731231231Death 
Thomas SandersonSanderson,Thomas27 May 177832240240Birth 
William KempKemp,William27 May 177333245245Birth 
John CoxonCoxon,John27 May 176534253253Birth 
Nicholas LowesLowes,Nicholas27 May 175335265265Birth 
Jacobus BootesBootes,Jacobus27 May 170536313313Death 
Ralph Gowland + Elizabeth MartinGowland,Ralph + Martin,Elizabeth27 May 188237136136Marriage 
William Wilkinson + Elizabeth GowlandWilkinson,William + Gowland,Elizabeth27 May 186538153153Marriage 
Horace Hoad + Kezia HoneysettHoad,Horace + Honeysett,Kezia27 May 186039158158Marriage 
Henry Ransom + Mary LeonardRansom,Henry + Leonard,Mary27 May 180040218218Marriage 
William Rain + Elizabeth BainbridgeRain,William + Bainbridge,Elizabeth27 May 174041278278Marriage 
William Jennison + Esther DunnJennison,William + Dunn,Esther27 May 171642302302Marriage 
Baptism William Bootes

Birth 7 February 1790 28 30  Newenden, Kent, England

Death 18 January 1861 (Age 70) Age: 71  Maidstone, Kent, England

Swinhopeburn, Westgate Thomas Gowland

Birth 29 September 1787 43 37  Westgate, Durham, England

Death 25 March 1852 (Age 64)  Stanhope, Durham, England

Changes in the last 2 days
  Record Last change by DATE SORTNAME
Ann Lax     0 Lax,Ann
James Teasdale     0 Teasdale,James
Thomas Teasdale     0 Teasdale,Thomas
William Alderson Teasdale     0 Teasdale,William Alderson
Jane Ann Teasdale     0 Teasdale,Jane Ann
Mary Ann Alderson     0 Alderson,Mary Ann
James Teasdale + Mary Ann Alderson     0 Teasdale,James + Alderson,Mary Ann
Alice     0 @N.N.,Alice