Farr Family

James Grey Farr was a chemist and grocer in Yaxley in 1910, running his store from 183 Main Street (in 2014 Sophie T’s Vintage Teashop). James Grey Farr was a descendent of Joseph Farr (1797-1888) of Long Sutton, Lincs. Joseph Farr was a cooper by trade and...

Strickson, Strikeson, Strixsen, Strixon

The Stricksons have been traced through 13 generations from 1597 to 1947 in the parishes of Tixover, Yarwell, Nassington, Elton, Woodnewton, Great Gidding, Kings Cliffe, Stilton, Oundle and Yaxley. Most of the family worked in skins, hides, stitching leather, making...

Slote

Slote References: De Brabandere (1993) gives reference to Slote in the 12th C. Variants, such as Elisabeth de Slota of Gent and Lucas van de Slote of Schelle were known in 1281 and 1575, respectively. One individual at Aartselaar was known as Willem van Sioet in 1617...