Andrew Hindmarsh 1728-1789 & Eleanor Reed 1727-1804

Both Andrew Hindmarsh & Eleanor Reed were born in Alnwick, Northumberland, England. This photo by Andy Armstrong shows the Alnwick marketplace on a snowy night in 2006.

Alnwick marketplace snow night by Andy Armstrong. Click image to view original photograph.

5th Great-grandparents – Maternal father’s line of Johnston Family

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When Andrew Hindmarsh was born in 1728 in Alnwick, Northumberland, his father, Michael, was 31 and his mother, Jane, was 28.

Half fan chart showing the parents of Andrew Hindmarsh 1728-1789.

Eleanor Reed was born in 1727 in Alnwick, Northumberland. Information about her parents is not known. An alternative year of birth circa 1733, in Northumberland, England is under review.

Map showing residence of Andrew Hindmarsh & Eleanor Reed at Alnwick, Northumberland, during the 18th Century

Map showing Alnwick in Northumberland in 1720

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Andrew Hindmarsh married Eleanor Reed on 7 July 1757, in Alnwick, Northumberland, England. At the time of their marriage, Andrew was 29 years old and Eleanor was 30 years old. They had six children during their marriage.

Children of Andrew and Eleanor Hindmarsh

Half fan chart showing the children of Andrew Hindmarsh 1728-1789 & Eleanor Reed 1727-1804.

Six children were born to Andrew and Eleanor of Alnwick, Northumberland, England during a period of eight years from 1758 to 1766:

  1. Isabel Hindmarsh, born 30 June 1758
  2. George Hindmarsh, our direct ancestor, George, was born 1 August 1759. He married Alice Urpeth on 3 January 1791 and passed away on 16 February 1805
  3. Michael Hindmarsh, born 1760, passed away 26 September 1823
  4. Matthew Hindmarsh, born 1761
  5. William Hindmarsh, born 15 July 1764
  6. Ann Hindmarsh, baptized 27 July 1766, passed away about 1809


Andrew lived in Alnwick, Northumberland, England, about 1768.

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Andrew Hindmarsh died on the 2 February 1789 at Alnwick when he was 61 years old; and,

Eleanor Hindmarsh née Reed died in April 1804 and was buried at Corbridge, Northumberland, England on 19 April 1804.

Reviewed and Updated on 2 September 2022