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First some friends of mine

Nottingham Artist
Lisa Clark is a talented local artist.
You will love her paintings of Nottingham street scenes and many other interesting subjects.

Nottingham Painting and Decorating
FINISHTRADE are a local family business specializing in suspended ceilings and partition walls.
They also offer a fantastic decorating service at very reasonable rates.

Now for the genealogy links

The Whitaker Family History and Genealogical Research Homepage

Christopher Richard's Whitaker ancestors were from Yorkshire, England
and moved to Palermo, Sicily. 
He has a very comprehensive Family Tree on his website at:-
This is a very well documented site and well worth a look

Linda Whitaker Knott's web pages

Whittaker Family History from:-
 Lincolnshire: Lincoln Stragglethorpe Long Bennington Dorrington Tattershall 
Nottinghamshire:  Nottingham Balderton
USA:  Illinois Kansas New Mexico New York Oregon Nevada Iowa

Ian and Sharon Charles

Whittaker family history in Nottinghamshire
Nottinghamshire 'Pigots Directory' of 1830 + much more

A mailing list and web page for Sterland (and variations) Family Historians

John Norris has published on his web site a book written by Joseph Whitaker.
Joseph was born in 1850 at Ramsdale Farm, near Arnold, Notts., 
and later owned Rainworth Lodge in Blidworth.
He was a renowned ornithologist and wrote many books on the English Countryside.
He was also the grandfather of Margaret (Toddy) Whitaker Chaney.


Alan Whitaker has traced his Whitaker ancestors from Leicestershire.
It starts with Richard Whitaker 1771 - 1844 from Diseworth, Leic.
Other places mentioned include Castle Donnington and Darley Abbey

Really Useful Sources List
John Gough's pages are a mine of information for anyone researching family history.

David Litchfield, has compiled a list of web sites owned by some members of the Rootsweb Nottsgen mailing list
I haven't yet had a chance to check out all of these.
Delightful web pages of the beautiful parish of Greasley, Nottinghamshire.
If your ancestors were from this area, do take a look.

If you would like your own web pages included here, please contact us


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This page was last updated:  27 October 2010