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  1. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: Lancashire old maps

    http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/environment/oldmap/ If there are more please add locations then maybe a moderator/administrator will make this a "sticky".

    Started by MarkProctor‎, 08-01-2014 1:38 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Urmston and its past

    The link provided here is a record of the Urmston Urban District. It is a compiled list that encompasses Urmston, Flixton, and Davyhulme south of Manchester. In the record are historical details of homes and their residents from early times, events, famous people, anything and everything connected...

    Started by Divad‎, 10-03-2012 10:24 PM
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  1. what happened to william boardman

    [hi people i'm back, i haven't found out where my father is buried but i have got a copy of his service record in the first world war. he signed on when he was 12 for 15 years but left before he married in 1920. i am now searching for records of my 2xg.grandfather james boardman born 1803 kersley...

    Started by eburridge1‎, 05-02-2014 6:38 AM
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  2. Post What happened to William Boardman?

    hi everyone I will probably need help with my research into the Boardman family. I am trying to find out when and where my father william boardman died. i last spoke to him end of 1959 in accrington lancashire. he was a "gentleman of the road for many years" so could be buried anywhere in the...

    Started by eburridge1‎, 04-01-2014 7:14 AM
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  3. Edna & Fred Hardy Pendle Hill area

    My mum Jean Smallman late of Chorlton, Manchester died one year ago today. My mum sadly kept her family history quiet despite me questioning her.Through my searches I know certain links. Her mum was Edith Hamlett who became Sargeson. when she married 1922. She had a sister Sarah Elizabeth who...

    Started by smallham47‎, 06-02-2014 1:45 PM
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  4. St Oswald's Old Swan, Liverpool.

    Seeking information of headstone inscriptions at St Oswalds' cemetery Old Swan, for the surname of SHARPLES. Burial records from Ancestry.com have provided the church. I believe a book by D E Gardner, volume 3 contains what I may need, but I am finding it difficult to locate for a lookup or...

    Started by marianne Faull‎, 02-06-2011 4:22 PM
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  5. Marriage look up request St Peters Liverpool

    I am trying to find any information regarding a marriage that took place in ST Peters, Liverpool in 1854 between Hannah Fielding and William Thomas. I am trying to ascertain if Hannah Fielding is the Hannah Thomas who married John Hartgrave in 1861 in Liverpool so any information I can find out...

    Started by gtcjackie‎, 20-01-2014 11:32 AM
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  6. George Gooding (1829 - 1913)

    Hi! I am trying to build up a picture of the life and times of my great great grandfather. He was George Gooding and although born in Suffolk he lived much of his adult life in Bacup (Lancs). I found out from the Bacuptimes website that his "refreshment rooms" were known as Goodings Dining Rooms...

    Started by Cathym‎, 15-01-2014 10:10 PM
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  7. 28 Date street?

    hi. I am looking to locate where date street was is 1891. I have Joseph Mutch on the 1891 census . Joseph Mutch 35 head Elizabeth Mutch 28 wife John G Mutch 5 mo son

    Started by lisabyard‎, 06-09-2010 12:17 PM
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  8. L C EVANS, Salford Relief Committee, 1916

    Filed with a John Scott's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A typewritten letter on headed paper (SALFORD RELIEF COMMITTEE) from L C EVANS, Town Clerk & Honorary Secretary, dated January 1916. May be of use as a signature sample. Anc****y, SCO, page 3276

    Started by fullscott‎, 13-01-2014 11:04 AM
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  9. Urmston Urban District

    The response to my PDF file on the districts of Flixton, Urmston, and Davyhulme has left me totally amazed noting over 500 views. I thank one and all and hope it has been of value. There is a new version being set up for November 2012 which will be the last for this year. It has been forwarded to...

    Started by Divad‎, 03-11-2012 1:50 AM
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  10. Lightbulb Sir Thomas White

    Hi All, Can anyone help me with the private life of Sir Thomas White?? Here is what I know. He was behind the Speke industrial area. He was on the committee of the Mersey Tunnel and at the opening in 1934. He died in 1938 and his burial was at sea - it was filmed by Tatler News in b/w silent...

    Started by gayna‎, 14-04-2006 6:21 PM
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  11. Identifying a Place Name on a Certificate

    I have a marriage certificate in which I can't read the place name, though I'm pretty sure that it is misindexed under the Ancestry indexes. This is the relevant part of the certificate. I'd be eternally grateful if someone could tell me what it is. :) I believe it is in the Manchester area.

    Started by t@nya‎, 20-12-2013 6:34 AM
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  12. Trade directories, Liverpool 1930's.

    Hello folks, I wonder if anyone can help me out? My late father was a third generation painter and decorator in Liverpool,his dad died when he was 4 years old due to injuries received in WW1, and when he left school he started his apprenticeship with his uncle (Richard Campbell) who had premises...

    Started by Red Tom‎, 20-11-2013 11:48 PM
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  13. WH STREET/STREETS Confectioner Blackpool 1910

    Filed with James Coppock's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A handwritten reference (Q & A style) from W H STREET (or STREETS?), Confectioner, of Back Charnley Road, Blackpool. Dated November 1910. May be of use as a handwriting/signature sample. Anc****y, COP, page 23760

    Started by fullscott‎, 29-11-2013 7:55 PM
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  14. Question Huyton

    I have just found a family member that was born in Huyton, England abt. 1866. Would somebody be kind enough to tell me which census district that would be in at that time? Thank you, Sharon

    Started by Sharon Medley‎, 31-08-2007 3:54 PM
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  15. Lightbulb PROCTER Claughton Near Lancaster

    Got a Joshua Procter Born c 1825 in Claughton, any info on family and ancestors greatly appreciated. His Grandson, also named Joshua moved his family to Bacup, Lancashire (Rossendale Valley) to follow work as a stone mason.

    Started by MarkProctor‎, 14-10-2013 9:16 PM
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  16. Mayo-Lancs connections?

    Hi I am interested in hearing about anyone who is familiar with the surnames McDanielson, Macdonald, McDonald and Aspinall with particular references to Bolton,Lancs , Halifax and County Mayo, Ire. Cheers

    Started by Er Indoors‎, 03-11-2007 2:41 PM
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  17. Question Lomas family - Oldham

    Does anyone have any info on the Lomas family who in 1913 lived at 8, Ramsden Street? George Lomas was killed in October 1913, knocked down by a train. The remaining family were: Agnes nee Jackson, wife, born 1868 in Nether Kellet Lily, born about 1895, married Arthur Redfern at the...

    Started by norfolk white‎, 16-03-2010 9:30 PM
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  18. Padiham. Lancashire

    Please can you help? Wish to find the history of Pendle Hall, place where all 4 known children of the family were christened 1782-.1787. Google gave me a photo, via an estate agent(property for sale) a few years ago and cheekily I asked them to forward my letter of interest to the seller, but no...

    Started by nannyval‎, 12-01-2010 5:08 PM
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    hi Wonder if anyone can help me I've come across this address PHYSIC STREET (railway house) KIRKHALL LANE WESTLEIGH. Found this on the 1881 & 1891 census. Found a map from 1880 & 1930's which in the index list's PHYSIC STREET but isn't shown on both maps. The family member on these two census work...

    Started by MICKEYSKY‎, 17-10-2013 9:39 PM
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  20. 1881 Census

    I'm trying to find an Edward A Fletcher born in Bury circa 1844 who lived in Burnley in 1881, he was married to Elizabeth and they had several children, Elizabeth according to other census records was born 1848 in Bury.As far as I'm aware all their children were born in Burnley. I can't find them...

    Started by lindarhead‎, 13-10-2013 4:48 PM
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