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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. Question Bradley Relatives in Lancashire? HELP!

    I am still trying to find relatives of my dad. He had a cousin Liam about the same age. My dad was born in 1911 and died in 1970. He used to send a Christmas card to some Bradleys in Blackburn. Recently my daughter in London found some addresses in my mum's old address book which might help except...

    Started by Mary S (WA)‎, 03-10-2008 3:50 PM
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    04-10-2008, 4:27 AM Go to last post
  2. Lum(b)ley - lost in Liverpool

    Hi there Trying to find the parents & siblings of Kate Lumley who married Robert Howard 1871(JFM) Ormskirk. Censuses from 1871 say she was born in Liverpool c1848. IGI has :- Cath Lumbley born 20/2/1848 bap 27/2/1848 St Mary's Liverpool, parents Michael & Eliza. I have tried to find...

    Started by liza99‎, 01-10-2008 6:30 PM
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    02-10-2008, 1:15 AM Go to last post
  3. Freemasons in Liverpool

    You have been so helpful so far. Please can you help with this. I have a photo of who i believe to be my Grandfather John Mitchell b 1882 Liverpool. He is wearing masonic regailia and a chain that i believe makes him worshipful master. He died in 1921 and looks 30 + in the photo. I know his...

    Started by lynnelay‎, 01-10-2008 12:09 PM
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    01-10-2008, 9:21 PM Go to last post
  4. Ballantyne Family

    I am looking for information on a Ballantyne family that origonated in Scotland and settled in Liverpool. I have the census entries up to 1901 for most of them but I would now like to find John Ballantyne married to Edith (Easterbrook) b 1873 Redruth, Cornwall. They married in 1890, West Derby. I...

    Started by Trishtrash‎, 12-09-2008 7:30 PM
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    01-10-2008, 12:22 PM Go to last post
  5. Talking Edelsten, Samuel b.1755 his wife Rachel Widows

    Hi everyone I am currently researching Rachel Widows (maiden name)My gggg grandmother, wife of Samuel Edelsten His stats:b.1755 Warrington, d.10 Feb 1806 bur.St Elphins Church Warrington. All I have is her name and nothing else. If anyone can help with internet sites etc that would be most...

    Started by kelster‎, 15-09-2008 12:55 PM
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    30-09-2008, 9:28 AM Go to last post
  6. TV - scenes of 'old' Liverpool

    Nostalgia time for TV viewers on 12 Sept - a Hovis commercial, partly filmed in Liverpool in July when it caused quite a stir, is said to be appearing in the interval of C... Street. It shows local scenes, set to look as if around 1900 . Daggers

    Started by daggers‎, 12-09-2008 1:58 PM
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    30-09-2008, 12:19 AM Go to last post
  7. factories in bradford/openshaw making ships steel plates

    my uncle has told me that my grandad who lived in moody street bradford m/c worked at a factory that made or fitted heavy steel plates to battleships during ww1, he cannot remember the name but says they had a famous battleship in for repair, the factory must have been near to bradford or openshaw,...

    Started by margie12‎, 17-01-2007 2:09 AM
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  8. Collyhurst Parish Church

    Please could anyone tell me the full name of Collyhurst Parish Church, where it was, or if it is still there? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Ann

    Started by Ann Dee‎, 19-05-2007 1:13 PM
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    29-09-2008, 11:45 PM Go to last post
  9. Phoebe Scotland Missing!!

    Can anyone try to guess where she would be in the 1851 and 1861 census, and what name she could have been under??? She was born at 50 Bond St liverpool in summer of 1845 to Margaret Critchely and James scotland, it looks like Margaret may have died in 1851, but cannot be certain as yet. There...

    Started by keren‎, 29-04-2006 12:38 AM
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    29-09-2008, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  10. Red face Bentley

    I have been trying to trace my grandads family tree - i have information my grandad and his mother. But i am struggling with the dad. I know his name was Jesse Bentley and at one point around 1911 he was a toll and turner in Bootle, Liverpool. He lived 256 Stanley Road in Bootle. This is as...

    Started by sonstar‎, 09-09-2008 12:58 PM
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    29-09-2008, 3:40 PM Go to last post
  11. Begging for help!!!

    |banghead| Hi all, I am desperatley trying to track down a marriage between Dr. Berverley Rolf Simpson and Jeanette Harcourt. It was Sept. 3 1917, but can't find any record of it. I know the "Doc" was in the military so could this be why I can't find it? Ann

    Started by greann‎, 27-09-2008 3:14 AM
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    29-09-2008, 6:47 AM Go to last post
  12. Old street plans

    how do i find out what Liverpool looked like in 1901 and perhaps earlier? Can you access old street plans on line ? You as a group are a mine of information Thanks

    Started by lynnelay‎, 26-09-2008 1:00 PM
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    27-09-2008, 2:43 PM Go to last post
  13. Question 1841 look-up Wilshaw & Allsop

    Helllo Lancastrians, I'm looking for 1841 census information on two ancestors. First up is John Wilshaw (?shoemaker), probably resident in Manchester. Has son by name of James Wilshaw (born 1819, Manchester). Second one is John Alsop (Allsop), publican, possibly resident in Liverpool (or maybe...

    Started by Mike Hawkins‎, 03-08-2005 1:31 PM
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    27-09-2008, 7:37 AM Go to last post
  14. 1901 Lookup - Holcroft/Kennedy

    I have a Jane Kennedy b1864 of Melling, Lancashire d.o. Thomas & Sarah Ann Kennedy who reportedly married Richard Holcroft b~1865 of Ormskirk. I havn't found any marriage details but reportedly they had issue in 1905 and I'm wondering if the 1901 might shed some light/clues to follow. TIA...

    Started by HiFly‎, 24-09-2008 12:41 PM
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    24-09-2008, 1:55 PM Go to last post
  15. Welshman born in Preston Lancs 1900

    Hello, This is my first enquiry on this website/forum, so please excuse me if I'm in the wrong place. It appears that one of my extended family was born in Preston on 10th October 1900. Name James Stuart REECE. Does anyone have access to Parish Records for that area please. It should show Mary...

    Started by somanyrellies‎, 12-09-2008 6:05 PM
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    23-09-2008, 5:09 PM Go to last post
  16. 1891/1901 Lookup Request - Kennedy

    Looking for details and family of a Jane Kennedy (nee Lewis) b~1823 (as per 1881 states she was born in Lytto (??) Westmorland - think this may not be correct. Husband is a John Kennedy b1822 Kirklington, Cumberland - she married him in 1875 as 2nd wife. Would be interested in the household...

    Started by HiFly‎, 23-09-2008 2:33 PM
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    23-09-2008, 3:52 PM Go to last post
  17. Suicide in Manchester

    I have discovered that my great grandfather hung himself in some stables owned by his son. His death is registered as occurring Jan-Mar qtr 1911. As far as I am aware he lived in the Manchester/Chorlton area - does anyone know how I could find out where he was buried and where I could search for...

    Started by melsibob‎, 28-03-2008 7:40 PM
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  18. Question CORISTINE OPR Births in Liverpool (c1837-1840)

    In 1840, three Irish brothers (Rochford D (1810), John (1811) and James (c1815)CORISTINE, aka CORRISTINE, CORRESTINE, etc), emigrated pre-famine with their wives and families to Montreal, Quebec, Canada from County Mayo, Ireland. The story of John CORISTINE's family and the success of his son...

    Started by IanBrowness‎, 22-09-2008 11:13 PM
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    23-09-2008, 1:05 AM Go to last post
  19. Electoral roll look up - Lancashire

    I have a relative living in the Lancashire area who is my cousin born c1939 and born in Ashton. Is there anyone out there who could pls look her up on the electoral roll for me. If you could pm me I will give you the details. Many thanks Cathy

    Started by thistlebay‎, 22-09-2008 1:01 AM
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    22-09-2008, 2:31 PM Go to last post
  20. Harriet Burns

    Looking for a death of Harriet Burns in West Derby.Found one in 1879 but could not get any info.Says her age is 28 but would like to know if it gives the info of her husband.His name is Charles.Know that they had a child in 1875,but he was then passed on to another family,the Metcalfs for some...

    Started by colashbury‎, 21-09-2008 4:12 PM
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    21-09-2008, 8:54 PM Go to last post

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