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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Lancashire Resources

    Online Parish Clerk project which aims to extract and preserve the records from the various parishes and to provide online access to that data, FREE of charge, along with other data of value to family and local historians conducting research in the County of Lancashire. http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/...

    Started by christanel‎, 05-07-2015 12:54 AM
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  2. 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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  3. 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. John Atherton, Wigan 1781

    I'm trying to trace the parents of John Atherton who was born in Wigan in 1781. He was a gardener and eventually left Wigan and settled in Outwell in Cambridgeshire where he had the following children: Thomas 1801 Mary 1802 John 1804-1810 William 1805 Joseph 1807 John 1814

    Started by AMartel‎, 30-05-2012 4:42 PM
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  2. The Wandering Waugh Family

    Hi all After a long hiatus I have finally started looking at my bette noire - Thomas Waugh, who I now know was born in Preston to parents Margaret Richardson and Thomas Waugh. This elder Thomas died in 1839 age 33 and I have no idea where he may have been born, although I have a very likely...

    Started by NatashaBatsford‎, 18-12-2015 3:12 AM
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  3. Giuseppe Bracchi (Joseph Brackey)

    Hi All, New to this site, Searching Giuseppe Bracchi (Joseph Brackey) who was born in Italy (approx) 1850 trying to find out where he was "born" & "when & where" he came to England, he was married to Celesta Bracchi & one of his children was my Great Grandad born 1888 in Morecambe Bay I believe...

    Started by Brackster‎, 23-04-2009 6:55 PM
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  4. Prince family-Salford

    Hi Would it be possible for someone to look-up a marriage record for a John Prince to Harriet Jonas (possibly Jones) at St Marys parish church Eccles in July 1831. Any hope of parents names ?? Charles Prince (their son) married Mary Williams in Nov. 1851 at Manchester Cathedral I have all the...

    Started by colwyn‎, 11-04-2011 4:36 PM
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    27-09-2015, 7:46 PM Go to last post
  5. EZARD

    I am searching for information on Albert Ezard. The information I have is: Born: approx 1869 in Manchester England Immigrated to United States: approx 1887 Married to: Abbie Resided in: Lancaster County Pennsylvania United States 1910 I know that he was associated with the Salvation...

    Started by masmeltzer‎, 11-10-2009 11:16 PM
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    25-06-2015, 4:39 PM Go to last post
  6. CANAL STREET

    Does anyone know where Canal Street, Manchester was and could it have been near Back Irk Street?

    Started by daisynook‎, 29-03-2015 1:25 PM
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    13-05-2015, 2:28 PM Go to last post
  7. Bailey Family of Wigan

    Looking for Bailey family from Wigan Parish

    Started by Ricky Weinberg‎, 11-01-2015 10:29 PM
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    28-04-2015, 3:00 PM Go to last post
  8. Teachers in Milnrow/Rochdale area 1940's/50's

    I wondered if anyone had seen any records of teachers in the Milnrow/Rochdale area dating back to the 40's and 50's. I'm trying to trace a local chap by the name of William Gowdridge, who married in Newton Heath in 1927 and died in Milnrow in 1955. I'm told he was a teacher but am trying to...

    Started by The Tank‎, 27-04-2015 10:19 AM
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    27-04-2015, 4:11 PM Go to last post
  9. Southern Cemetery

    Hello All, I have just found some information for my AUGUSTUS and JOHNSTONE family members who are buried at Southern Cemetery. There seems to be more than one person buried in the graves which would make me think that they were all related as they are either AUGUSTUS or JOHNSTONE surnames. ...

    Started by Narelle‎, 24-01-2009 3:15 PM
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  10. Woods family kirkham- baptism 1801

    I'm looking for any help on getting baptisms for kirkham, Lancashire in 1801. My 3x great grandfather George Woods was born 1801 and census says Kirkham, married Betty Croft in St Michaels church in 1824 before moving to liverpool. I can only seem to find records up to 1800 anyone have any help on...

    Started by Adwuk1‎, 13-04-2015 6:40 AM
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    13-04-2015, 7:13 AM Go to last post
  11. DANSON marriage St. Michael's KIRKHAM

    I am seeking the marriage of Peter Danson to Elizabeth ? in 1815 +/- 10 years. I believe that they attended Elswick's Non-Conformist Church but would have been married at St. Michael's Kirkham. My search of available databases has been fruitless.

    Started by sandgrown‎, 06-04-2015 3:53 PM
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  12. Angry WOODPLUMPTON WORTHINGTONS

    Matthew Worthington, vicar of St. Anne's Woodplumpton, married Katherine Wilson on 5 August 1736. Mathew baptised all their twelve children at St. Anne's: Robert (1736); Thomas (1738); John (1739); Henry (1741); Ann (1742); Matthew (1744); Margaret (1747); Elizabeth (1749); William (1751); Ellen...

    Started by sandgrown‎, 25-03-2015 3:23 AM
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  13. Smile 1861 Census Look up please - Pendleton area

    Hello Could some kind soul look up the 1861 census and see if they can find (bit of a long shot): Mary Wheatley aged about 34 (born Runcorn, Cheshire) Ann Wheatley aged about 7 (born West Bromwich, Staffordshire) William Wheatley aged about 4 (born Glasgow) Joseph Wheatley, a few months...

    Started by Jeanette‎, 09-01-2005 5:16 PM
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    18-03-2015, 5:11 PM Go to last post
  14. Hospital for Infirm Women, Everton

    I am looking for any info. on the Hospital for Infirm Women that was said to be located at 2 Mitford St. in Everton, West Derby, Liverpool. I believe my GG Grandmother may have stayed there when the 1881 Census was taken. She was listed as dying in Jan of 1882 in a Liverpool Workhouse, so I am...

    Started by angmcp‎, 12-03-2015 8:31 PM
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    12-03-2015, 8:37 PM Go to last post
  15. Francis McKenna and family

    All we know about Francis ( and Catherine ) is that he married Catherine Bleakley in 1821, I found two marriages one 30 June 1821 at St Paul's witness Michel McKenna and Edward Coventry Junior . Then on 1 July 1821 at St Peter's Priory a Roman Catholic Church witness Mary Crookham and Thos...

    Started by slewis‎, 08-03-2015 4:09 PM
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    08-03-2015, 5:45 PM Go to last post
  16. 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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    24-02-2015, 10:21 AM Go to last post
  17. Foyster Family

    my great aunts Mable & Hilda lived in Liverpool ?Everton they both worked fro the GPO i understand it was a large family and i can only track their brother Hewrbert James. seaking information debbie

    Started by reardon‎, 27-12-2007 8:39 AM
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  18. Selina Entwistle of Preston

    My ancestor William Tutton (a Stockport, Cheshire family) married a Selina Entwistle in Stockport in 1844. The 1851 and 1871 census records (1861 is mysteriously missing despite a very thorough search) show that Selina was born in Preston, Lancs in about 1822. The 1841 census shows a Salina E...

    Started by rogtut‎, 11-04-2010 9:17 PM
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    30-01-2015, 8:05 PM Go to last post
  19. Sharp's of Liverpool.... (SHIEL )

    New to Boards..Might not be in right place ! James SHARP born 1835 & his Wife Jane nee DERBYSHIRE born 1837 in Liverpool. I had found them in the 1861 Census with son Thomas. Also her parents, Thomas DERBYSHIRE Born 1810 at Garston & wife Anne born 1810 at Fomby by the Sea (Southport) living...

    Started by lynneb‎, 11-09-2008 9:30 AM
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    15-01-2015, 6:27 PM Go to last post
  20. Marriage THOMAS HASLEM & ELIZABETH SIXSMITH

    THOMAS HASLEM & ELIZABETH SIXSMITH married July 1836 in Bolton (I think) can anyone tell me if they had any children ?

    Started by EileenM‎, 05-06-2010 5:29 AM
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    22-12-2014, 7:36 AM Go to last post

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