Closely linked to the Storm family are a number of other long established families. Some early mentions are:
1563 Hewitson,Moorsom,Richardson. 1607 Bedlington.
1653 Helm,Mills,Peacock,Rickinson,Robson, Skerry,Trewhitt.
1671 Pinkney,Todd. 1681 Trueman 1685 Harrison. 1696 Grainger
Some events are given below. They might trigger off new connections.
Ann BEDLINGTON( -1681?)m.1639 Robert Storm( -1658)
James Storm BEDLINGTON MM(1859-1888)m.1885 Rachel Robinson Storm (1862-1914).
Thomas GRANGER,fisherman m.1717 Grace Storm( -1696).
Benjamin GRANGER co-founder of Bay shipping insurance association.
Edward Martin GRANGER MM awarded OBE in WW2 m.Rebecca Jane Storm(1893-1983)
Matthew HARRISON MM(1676-1757),self-made merchant/boat and ship owner.
Thomas HARRISON(1787-1860)shipowner m.1812Mercy Storm(1785-1880), with sons John(1816-1890),Thomas(1821-1872),Edward(1830- ),James and William all prominent in shipping. Daughter Rebecca(1813-1904)m.1834 our g.g.grandfather Andrew Storm MM(1810-1897).
Andrew HARRISON MM captain of 'Nautilus' taken by a French Privateer and imprisoned 1814 to 1818
James HELM drowned off Filey Brigg 1690.
Elizabeth HELM(1712-1768)m 1733 James Storm(1708-c1762).
Thomas HEWITSON m 1763 Rebecca Storm (1735-1767).
Jonathon MILLS m 1808 Ann Storm (1782- ).
J.W.MILLS MM.OBE. Shipping Superintendant./His son, Isaac, Chief Officer of SS Stonegate sunk by the Deutschland in 1939.
Robert MOORSOM,fisherman, in 1672 owns 2 closes.
Family did well out of Whitby whaling/property owners/aWhitby magistrate.
Admiral Sir Robert MOORSOM KCB commanded The Revenge at Trafalgar.
Rebecca MOORSOM (1838-1908) m1856Thomas Smith Storm(1833-1928), and their 4 sons were coxswains of the Bay Lifeboat.
Robert RICHARDSON MM prisoner of war in Verdun 1811.
William RICHARDSON pressed 1794 in "Saturn";subsequently drowned off Port Royal.
Ruth RICHARDSON m 1704 Jacob(or James)Storm(1680-1780).
Matthew RICKINSON d1807 had become 'one of the pioneers of the shipping trade in West Hartlepool'.
Rebecca RICKINSON (1710-1772)m1730 Andrew Storm(1707-1777)
William ROBINSON (c1728-1793) Parish Clerk of Fylingdales
Esther SKERRY m1828 Coultas StormMM (1814-1871).