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28 October 2008
I have just seen the message left by Ron Catling. My father always has a christmas card from a Barbara Catling. We are from tilton although haven't lived there for 47 years my dad's name is Les Snart and my mums name was Edna her maiden name was Reed and wondered if Bill was Barbara's husband.
27 October 2008
I am trying to find out about my grand parents there names were Alfred and Mabel Reed. He was station master until the line closed. My sister and I were both born at Tilton and after we moved we spent lots of school holidays there, we used to play with the Gill boys who lived in the cottages near the station i would love to hear from anybody who may of known us.
24 October 2008
My sister and myself visited Tilton many times during the 1940 and 50's and have fond memories of blackberry picking and afterward rabbit pie at our aunty and uncle's house - Kate and Isaac Catling. Having seen the gravestone photographs on your great site we visited Tilton a month ago to pay respects to our uncle, aunty and cousin Bill.
24 October 2008
Many of my ancestors came from east Leicestershire and I did not know about the graves at tilton. I will visit to see them. Thanks for a great site. I was born in Leicester and am now in Northants.
30 September 2008
I came across this site when searching for some information about my heritage. With my great grandparents being of the last names Tilton and Eden, I was told stories of one side of the family being from Tilton on the Hill and of the other being descendants of the former Prime Minister Anthony Eden. I hail from Portsmouth, NH, and I'm hoping to be able to visit England one day with my children, this town being first on my list of must-sees.
02 July 2008
Well I'm near Tombstone Arizona, my son was born in Seoul Korea, near where McClaine Tilton burned the Han River Forts in 1871. We get around eh!
17 June 2008
I would be very interested to know if there are any Baines's left in Tilton. my Great Grandfather left Tilton around 1853. He came to Huddersfield to work on the tramways,,married, and started a family, including my Grandad, William Edward "Teddy" Baines. He never talked about Tilton, although he spent childhood holidays there, and had what we think was a cousin,Nance Jacklin,in Mablethorpe, where we went for holidays.There was always talk about the Leicester people, including Alfred Baines, whose gravestone is on the website. He was known as Ted, and there was an Ena Baines.
Can anyone help??
I am also in touch with family of the Palmers of Telford, who live in Sacremento.
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