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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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
  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. farms, cottages, lodges in Levenshulme 1841

    I may have found my gggg-grandmother, Jane ENDSOR, in Levenshulme in 1841, and wonder if anyone can shed light on her environment. This is her household: h. State Lodge, Levenshulme, Lancashire Mary WALKER; age 15; N Frederic WALKER; age 15; N James WALKER; age 15; Y? George GRIMSHAW; age...

    Started by Endsor‎, 21-06-2006 2:09 PM
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  16. Thomas Robinson

    Hi All....am hoping that someone can help or point me in the right direction? I'm trying to gather information on; Thomas Robinson..in 1911, he's 49 and an electrician. Living at 140 Orwell Rd. Liverpool. He was born in Birmingham. I can find him on the 1901 census too... The family...

    Started by Denise10‎, 13-11-2014 12:41 PM
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  17. Question SCHOLES - War Record

    I wonder if anyone can point me in the right direction to find records of my grandfather Henry (Harry) Scholes born 1887, died 20/2/1957 in Blackley and married to Agnes McMullen in Sept 1920. My Mother told me that he was wounded in WW1 came back to England to a hospital in London called...

    Started by daisynook‎, 23-12-2009 1:27 PM
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  18. Edward Evans 1806

    Edward Evans was the son of Henry Evans a stonemason & Mary Emiley & was b. Manchester. According to the info I have he was a Publican.I am wondering if he stayed in Manchester as after the death of his mother his father moved to Cirencester & married for a 2nd time to a Mary Atkins.Henry & Mary...

    Started by bettyespana‎, 05-11-2014 1:32 PM
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  19. libbyhop

    glad I found this site. Have been searching various members of paternal and maternal family trees for the past 20 years. Has been hard going at times. Think they may have come from another planet!! I am now stuck with my Gt Gt Gt Grandfather Cuthbert Brumbley who was a Cordwainer and was born in...

    Started by libbyhop‎, 13-10-2014 10:39 PM
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    14-10-2014, 10:22 PM Go to last post
  20. Westminster road Kirkdale Liverpool

    Hi all Would any one be able to tell me were I can find a photo of Westminster rd Kirkdale in or around 1910 or what the houses were like, as my great grand aunt lived at 234 and according to the 1911 census it had seven rooms so I guess it was a good size. I did look on google and found a house...

    Started by slewis‎, 21-12-2013 5:25 PM
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