Family Umpleby

A picture of my great grandfather Harry Umpleby and his brother Tom Archer Umpleby. Harry’s the one with cap on and Tom is next to him with his arms folded. I believe this picture was taken in the brick yard or clay works.

Photograph and details courtesy of Jacqueline Lewis.

17 thoughts on “Family Umpleby

    • Hi Pauline, I seen a post that you knew of a Harold Riseborough who is in this photo? Do you know anything about my granddad who died with him in the kiln at the steelworks?
      Thanks in advance


  1. The name rings a bell with me. I used to work for the Co-op as a lorry driver and I believe there was a George Umpleby also working there.


  2. I was at school with a lad a couple of years above me called Brian Umpleby I was in the athletics and swimming teams with him at the Arthur Head secondary school in Thornaby I was there from September 1958 to July 1962 good days


  3. Did any of the family move to Kirby Moorside, I knew an apprentice called Paul Umpleby who worked at the brick works there back in the late seventies, the surname has always stuck with me.


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