The following have made welcome and valuable additions to the site so far…
Sylvia Ball ….. and the Balls of Burr Lane.
John Beniston … on the Beniston family.
Jane Gott … on William Armstrong and family.
Anita Furlong … on the Mystery Henshaws of Chapel Street.
John Goulder for providing detail on the Leadbetter family and marriages at Radford, and more recently, comments on the Tilson and Columbine families.
S. Hawkins … on the Hawkins family in Ontario.
Ruth Gawthorpe … on the Ebberns of the Poplar Inn
Alan Smith … on the Frost family of Hunger Hill
Martyn Taylor … on the Hodgkinsons at the Market Place
Peter Szewc for discussion of publican Thomas Marson
Jim Jeffery … on Julia Rason Warner
Ann Crewe … on the family of George Clay Smith.
James White … for provoking more detail on Smith’s Bank of Bath Street.
Martin Harvey … on the Harvey family at the Three Horse Shoes
Dianne Timmerman … on the Walker family of Park Road .. and Iowa!!
Brenda Sweeney … on a branch of the Scattergood family
Carol Smith … on the Morley family
Pete Dawson … for a load of material from his family ‘scrapbook’
Peter Coles … for a nice postscript on Edwin Wragg
Simon Hollingworth … for the Hollingworth family detail
Jon Baldwin … for detail on Thomas Machin
Jim Beardsley has taken many photos of Ilkeston and has allowed a selection of these to appear on the site. My sincere thanks to him.
Jim Morse … for sharing family photos and prompting a section on Bartholomew Wilson and his family.
John J Stakes … his notes on the Tatham family
Natalie Smithson … for more on the Brocklehurst family
Kate Miller … for her information of the Frost and Burrows families of Nottingham Road
Keith Sandy … for information on Elizabeth Hardy of Baptist Chapel Yard (and her relatives)
Martin Jackson … for filling a gap in the Paxton family history
Sarah Gatley … for adding to the School Days scrapbook (Day 3)
Andrew Knighton … for sending several personal extracts of information on John Wombell, Mrs. Nellie Gormley of Chaucer School, and the Stack Yard near Pelham Street. Also a photo of butcher Thomas Ebbern. And several more photos to be found at School Days. And many more items and information. (see latest updates for 2019)
Heidi Elbediwy … for her work on the Sanders and Wheeldon families
Mike Hallam … for his notes on the Hallam family
Dave Ball … for sharing his family photos
And thank you to the several others who have taken time to add a comment.