Research Notes

Aims of this website.

Because there are few enough Welbanks in the world to make it possible, I would like to turn this into the Welbank one-name study.  This obviously means including the details of all Welbanks in the world who have ever had their existence recorded. It most likely includes Wellbank and other spellings; and possibly is linked to the Wallbanks; see Ian Wallbank's one name study at:

Current Research Lines

Christopher (1720-1793) who married Ann Knapp.
Currently this system records Christopher, marrying Mary Dawson in 1765 (6 children) and then Ann Knapp in 1779,(4 children).
The Ann Knapp marriage is confirmed but the Mary Dawson marriage is supposition. (could be a different Christopher).
If the Ann Knapp marriage was his first, this would mean he didn't marry until age 59, which seems unlikely.

There is more than one possible candidate for Christopher's father, also Christopher, of Northallerton.

... to be continued

Interesting Links

Welbank references in various publications; (not including The Times)

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