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People Connected to Northumberland

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  • Sir John Bankes of Corfe Castle, MP, Chief Justice (1589 - 1644)
    Please note that The Peerage have the mother of Sir John Bankes listed as Elizabeth Hassell - at odds with other sources.. History of Parliament Family and Education bap. 1 May 1589, s. of John Ban...
  • Jane Smith (c.1841 - d.)
  • Emma Delaval (1100 - d.)
    Ref.: W Betham: Genealogical Tables Tab. DCLXXXIX (689) ( )
  • Ealdhun, Bishop of Durham (c.950 - c.1018)
    Aldhun of Durham (born circa 959, died 1018), also known as Ealdhun, was the last Bishop of Lindisfarne and the first Bishop of Durham. He was of "noble descent." Since the late 9th century the See...
  • Captain Edward Rotherham (1753 - 1830)
    Edward Rotheram CB RN Captain Edward Rotheram CB RN (27 December 1753 – 6 November 1830) was a senior officer of the British Royal Navy, who served for many years during the American War of In...

People Connected to Northumberland

Historic County of England

See also

Northumberland Burials
Northumberland - Main Page

Northumberland Genealogical Resources

Historic Buildings of Northumberland
Northumberland Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards

How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Northumberland to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Northumberland Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Northumberland can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Northumberland can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Northumberland Link to follow which covers the History of Northumberland and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Northumberland - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Northumberland who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Northumberland families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project - there is no point in duplicating the list.

Getting Involved

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Heads of Northumberland Families on Geni

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.

























Emigrants from Northumberland

Please add the names of people from Northumberland who settled in the "New World"


South America

United States


South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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