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Adamthwaite Archive

"The website IS the one-name study!"



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TURQUOISE line family tree chart

This line is now known to be headed by William Adamthwaite, born in 1777, the illegitimate son of a Mary Adamthwaite.  Mary married a Joseph Hunter two years after William's birth - it is possible that Joseph was in fact William's father - though when the couple married he was 84 and she was his housekeeper aged only 26 (this fact was recorded in precise detail in the parish register!!).  But we have not found a baptism for a Mary Adamthwaite at the right time to discover who her parents may have been.


William married Mary KNEWSTUBB in 1802 and descendants lived in Newbiggin (a small village within the parish of Ravenstonedale) for several generations - this line remained in Westmorland longer than any other of our Adamthwaite lines, though we do not think there are any living male Adamthwaites of this line.


As with all our family tree charts, no information is shown for living individuals.








NOTES: As these are all very wide charts, they will open as JPEG images - you will need to enlarge the size of the image until the print is legible and then scroll across to the right to view all the details.


Although I maintain records using Legacy Family Tree software, these charts were produced using the Wall Chart feature of RootsMagic and converting the .rmg images to JPGs.  You should be able to download any of the trees from the website by right-clicking the image and selecting 'save' - however most images are too large to be legible when reduced to fit on a standard A4 sheet.  I have had some success taking a CD of these images to a local photocopy shop and getting them printed on A1 paper.


I am currently in the process of  producing new charts for all lines with Legacy Charting.  If you notice any errors or omissions, please contact me and I will make the necessary corrections as I update all the charts.

descendants of William Adamthwaite (1777-1828) and Mary Knewstubb  (one image showing the whole tree)