Welcome to www.CloseAncestry.com
Tracing the history, ancestry and descendants of the Close surname from Grinton in Swaledale, Yorkshire into Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland. From there, families spread to America, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Thousands of census, map and Close family images.
Oh yeah, and we now have hundreds of Peacock’s, Graham’s and Craddock’s just for interest.
And now for a bit of housekeeping
See the wood and the trees
We publish everything we have in our fabulous trees, so basically if you can’t find it, we don’t have it. With over 18,000 people, 5,000 families, 11,000 sources, and 67,000 image references currently sat in our database, you’ll appreciate the amount of work that has gone into this over the years.
You can see more in the Close Ancestry Trees.
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