Category Archives: Pidgeon

Ellen Pidgeon (1880 – 1961)

This post is going to take a brief look at Cathy’s Grandma Chute who started life in Wallsend as Ellen Pidgeon before marrying her husband Thomas Chute in 1906 and setting up home in Tynemouth. We believe Grandma’s dad, Patrick was born in Ireland, in about 1837, although at this stage in our research we…

How it Started

At the back-end of 2011, Cathy and I started to research our family histories again.  We had had a couple of false starts in the past where something must have happened and we got distracted and it all stopped.  The last time was back in 2000 I think when we got in touch with my…