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.
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
Sally Kent (nee Yorke) … for information on her great great grandfather David York/Yorke
Jonathan Morton … for further information on the Maltby family
Rick Henshaw … for a great profile of George William Henshaw (1921-1999)
Roger Purcell … for sharing his research of his family tree
Tony Gale … for informationon photographer William Gillam
Thelma Wigley … for Derbyshire detail of the Wigley family
Joanne Ouchterlonie … for her extensive Howe family history
Anita Jackson … for her valuable research on the Potter family of Queen Street
Peter Cave … for taking time to explore the life of Edgar Chadwick
Karen Masters … for more on the family of One-armed Tom Bostock
Diana Osman … for sharing her Shaw and Cooke family histories
Celia Renshaw et al … for donating part of her work on William Hawkins
Chris Willis … for his family photo of Samuel Flinders
And thank you to the several others who have taken time to add a comment.