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I was born in Caldecotte on 26,09,58, a great little village. I came from a family of 5 children, times were hard moneywise, but we always got by. We used to grow all our veg and kept chickens and ducks for meat. Dad was good with the shotgun so we always had a rabbit on the table. I was the youngest (a right (...Read full memory)

Hi, I am trying to track down where in EAST LANGTON that my ancester Thomas Coleman Sharman lived - or any relatives for that matter. I am the family historian in Adelaide, South Australia.

My grandfather William Keightley moved to Sheffield, Yorkshire in the 1890s. He was born in one of these cottages, as was my great grandfather Albert Keightley.   On the 1871 Census he is listed at no. 44 Cottage and on the 1881 Census he is listed at no. 31 cottage with the "White Hart" Inn as No. 32. I would love to hear from any family members still living at Caldecott.