Details of a family which started in Haltwhistle
in Northumberland, lived and worked in Newcastle, Durham and Yorkshire.
One of the 19th century members was a soldier in Queen Victoria's bodyguard until his early death when hit by the Marsden Rattler near his family home in Harton, South Shields.
Use the links to view the numerous branches of a family where many children were born, married and continued the MAKEPEACE name in England, USA, Australia and South Africa.
Their children are Ann
(1764-1781), William Foster Makepeace
born 1768 in East Rainton, Robert Born 1771 in Houghton le
Spring, Mary born 1775 in Houghton le Spring and Catherine
Robert married Elizabeth Byers Makepeace.
Their children are
1. William Makepeace
born 1792 in Houghton le Spring. He married Ann.
Their children are Thomas born 1816, John born 1825 and Martha born 1827.
2. Hugh Adamson Makepeace
born 1794 Houghton le spring. He married Isabella Lawson.
Their children were Isabella born 1824 and Thomas born 1826.
3. Thomas Makepeace born 1796 Houghton le Spring
4. Johnson Makepeace born 1798 - 1824 Houghton le Spring
5. Joseph Makepeace born
1801 Houghton le Spring, married Margaret Bailey born 1801
Their children were christened in Houghton le Spring, William 1824, Margaret 1825, Joseph 1827, Thomas 1830, Robert 1833, Mary 1835 and John 1835.
Joseph Makepeace was christened in Houghton le Spring on 10th May 1801
Joseph's son William Makepeace was born 1825 in Houghton le Spring
was born in 1827 in Easington Lane. Died 1887
William Makepeace and Martha Hutchinson married in the
Parish Church of All Saints Newcastle on Tyne on October 14th 1844
They both give their father's occupation as "Pitman"
|26 December 1844||Washington|
|23 July 1846-1933||Newcastle|
married Ann Mains
|23 April 1845||Sedgefield|
|15 June 1850||Wingate|
|29 March 1852
Died 18th June 1942
|Stepney Bank, Byker|
||25 January 1855||Wingate|
married Celia Mallett Lake
|4 August 1860||Wingate|
married Mary Jane Lonsdale
|Wilson Makepeace||1864 - 1887||Trimdon|
|Margaret Ann Makepeace||1866||Trimdon|
|James Makepeace||2 Sept 1868 - 1889||Trimdon|
married Martha Walker
at Kirkthorpe in the Parish of Warmfield
in the county of York on 20 December 1873.
Martha was born at Howden Dyke Near Selby..
Martha died January 25th 1934 aged 80 and was buried in Hutton Henry Cemetery
The children I know about are
|John William Makepeace
married Emily Buxton, then Elizabeth Peacock
|Born 6 February 1875||Sharlston Colliery|
|Thomas Makepeace||Born 25 December 1876
Died 7 June 1877
|Elizabeth Jane Proudlock (nee Makepeace)||B. 10th March 1878
Died 6 September 1968
|Thomas Makepeace||Born 31 October 1880
Died 14th October 1962
|12 West Street, Wath on Derne|
|George Valentine Makepeace||Born 27 January 1883||12 West Street, Wath on Derne|
|Margaret Ann Makepeace||Born 26 June 1885
|Victoria Road, South Shields|
|Wilson Makepeace||Born 22 July 1888
Died 19 December 1970
|Martha Makepeace||Born 18 March 1891
|Martha Makepeace||Born 10 September 1895
Died 17 March 1978
|East Terrace, Station Town
Buried at Cowpen Cemetery, Blyth, Northumberland
Thomas with his sons
In the 1891 census
7 East Terrace Hutton Henry
|Thomas Makepeace||Coal Miner||39||Born Newcastle|
|Martha Makepeace||Wife||38||Howdon Dyke|
|Thomas||10||Wathe on Dearne|
|George V.||8||Wathe on Dearne|
Thomas and Martha
With Elizabeth their daughter and her son Tom
Martha and Thomas, age about 80
Believed to have been taken on their diamond wedding anniversary.
Martha in her garden - in her 81st year.
Last updated August 2006