There are instances of the family name occurring in several locations in County Durham. These include Sunderland, South Shields, Stockton, Hartlepool and they can be navigated to from the drop down buttons on this or the home page.
There are examples of labourers, business men, local politicians, ship owners i.e. the whole spectrum of life in the 1800 and 1900s.
All instances of the family name originate from the Yorkshire family groups.