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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 12:38 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 9:24 PM
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  1. 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 10:04 AM
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  2. 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 12:50 AM
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  3. 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 5:21 PM
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  4. 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 5:34 AM
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  5. 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 10:48 PM
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  6. 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 6:55 PM
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  7. 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 2:54 PM
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  8. 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 8:16 PM
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  9. 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 1:41 PM
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  10. 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 8:30 PM
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  11. 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 4:08 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 8:39 PM
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  13. 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 3:48 PM
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  14. Red face BROUGHTON GIRLS HOME IN 1901

    Thrilled to discover this site and wondering if anyone can help!! My grandmother originally came from England - she was born about 1889 and had a younger sister who was sickly at school and died when young. Their parents also died when they were young. We have no records of the parents names!! ...

    Started by homespun‎, 12-07-2009 9:14 AM
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    Just wondered if anyone can help me with this. About 18years ago an old lady I looked after gave me a little hymm and prayer book -it is so tiny. inside it there is an inscription which reads...To Mary Ralpbs/ralphs for best attendance at church and chior practice. best wishes the Rev A H Leech...

    Started by wendymac‎, 11-05-2012 9:48 AM
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  16. Harry Bailey my ggrandfathers brother

    Hi i hope someone can help, i am trying to find what happened to my ggrandfathers brother Harry Bailey Last record i have is from the 1911 Census which showed :my ggrandfather James George Bailey b 1883 lancaster aged 28 occupation house painter, his brother Harry Bailey b 1885 age 26 and...

    Started by theonehaggis‎, 19-12-2010 10:28 PM
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  17. Herbert William Williams

    Hi All I am looking for any infor Regarding Herbert William Williams. I know very little about him. He was born around 1881 possibly in Wales and moved to Lancashire a few years later. He lived in Olivia Street Bootle and was married to Mary. He was a mariner but not sure where or when. His...

    Started by Mike B‎, 11-09-2013 12:39 PM
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  18. T C HEWLETT, butcher Wavertree Liverpool 1908

    Filed with George Cope's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A handwritten reference (Q&A) from T C HEWLETT, a butcher in Wavertree, Liverpool. Dated April 1908. May be of use as a handwriting/signature sample. Anc****y, COP, page 2618 (repeated page 2619)

    Started by fullscott‎, 31-08-2013 2:00 PM
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  19. Smile Att: SharonK

    Sharon, I see in past posts that you were seeking info on a Nathan Charnley. I have just discovered in my family tree a connection to a Nathan Charnley and wonder if there could be a connection: Nathan Charnley m Elizabeth Latham 20-06-1796 children: Nathan Charnley b: 12-03-1800 Bella...

    Started by ddhughes‎, 24-05-2007 4:31 PM
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  20. Smile Shepleys and Temperleys in Ashton Under Lyne

    Hi everyone, not sure if this is the right place, my English geography isn't that great (go google maps!) I'm trying to trace the family of John Enoch Sheply and Anne Temperley. I don't have a marriage but I have see two childrens birth registers, Abel (1834) and William (1837). I believe that had...

    Started by suzannewalters‎, 31-12-2010 11:11 AM
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