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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. St Simon's Salford - Look up

    I'm hoping someone can help with the marriage record details for John Coady and Margaret Jane Prince in the Sept 1/4 1878 at St Simon's (lancs bmd ref (C27/14/131). Many thanks.

    Started by colwyn‎, 19-10-2016 2:09 PM
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  2. Parbold, Lancashire

    Could someone please explain to me why Parbold does not appear in the list of Parishes at Lancs OPC? Thank you in advance

    Started by eileenb‎, 18-09-2017 5:17 PM
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  3. 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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  4. Webster

    Folks, From Lan OPC I have these baptisms. Baptism: 6 Jan 1715/6 St Chad, Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire, England James Butcher - Son of Thomas Butcher ****Abode: Carleton ****Occupation: Husbandman ****Register: Baptisms 1714 - 1741, Page 6, Entry 10 ****Source: Private Transcription at...

    Started by warncoort‎, 24-08-2017 2:42 AM
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  5. Help please - Jane Read 1847 Warrington

    Looking for information on my 3x great grandma Jane read b 1847 to Joseph read and Mary Hayes. I believe she had my 2 x great grandfather Joseph read in 1865 then married Charles Lunt in 1871 but don't know if they had any children an Alice Lunt b 1876 appears in 1891 as a visitor to where Jane was...

    Started by becky22‎, 22-08-2017 5:04 PM
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  6. geography query: Middleton/Prestwich cum Oldham

    I'm geographically confused, despite my maps. My ggg-grandmother Elizabeth WORTHINGTON was born c.1835 in (according to the 1871 and 1881 censuses, at least) Middleton. She was married in Feb 1852 in Manchester, but I have had no luck finding her or her father James WORTHINGTON, spinner, on the...

    Started by Endsor‎, 28-06-2006 12:17 AM
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  7. Question Bowman

    Anyone know of Jack Bowman born 1891-93 probably ran away from home or institute at about 13yrs to become a seaman? Supposedly born Liverpool and later associated with Manchester.

    Started by JackB‎, 26-07-2005 4:22 PM
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  8. Egremont Cinema Company and Castle Cinema

    I have been researching the life of Daniel Crellin (1867-1929) from newspapers, Methodist church records, census records and GRO certificates for ten years. He was very active in the municipal affairs of Dalton-in-Furness where he lived, and a member of Lancashire County Council 1925-8. I have a...

    Started by djcrellin67‎, 09-10-2012 2:04 PM
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  9. Wink Akeroad, Arkwright, Dobson

    I am trying to find information on my 3 and 4 times great grandfathers. In the Parish records that I have found William Akeroad married Betty Dobson April 1779 in Rochdale. Akeroad later becomes Arkwright. I believe that is to do with the accent. The Akeroad/Arkwrights could not read or write and...

    Started by arky2‎, 05-03-2005 8:33 PM
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  10. CASSIDY

    Trying to gather information regarding the family of Charles Cassidy. Charles died at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia in 1902. Death certificate states he was born Liverpool,UK, and that his parents were John Cassidy and Margaret?. Charles Cassidy was tried and convicted at Liverpool, and was...

    Started by truey52‎, 26-03-2017 6:56 AM
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  11. 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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  12. Question Gertrude Annie Norton m. ???? Jackson

    Gertrude Annie Norton married a ......... Jackson Sep 1/4 1920 Salford, Lanc. Vol 8d, 191 but the England/Wales Index only shows Jackson, can't bring up given name after clicking on "find spouse". Free BMD's have no records at all 1920 for Sep 1/4 thru to Dec 1/4 for Jackson (and there's hundreds...

    Started by LizzieB‎, 17-04-2010 10:27 AM
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    01-07-2017, 10:36 PM Go to last post
  13. CLARKE, James Harrison or Samuel Walmsley?

    Could some kind, clever person please use your searching talents to determine this man's "correct" name? He is in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363) as JAMES HARRISON CLARKE, but - if his wife is correct - is recorded as SAMUEL WALMSLEY CLARKE in freebmd's marriage index: James Harrison CLARKE:...

    Started by fullscott‎, 29-06-2017 1:51 PM
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  14. Walton/Beck/Jones/Smith/Troth

    Hello my name is Frank, I have been retired now for some time, and my hobbies include Family History, my late wife started the research off and made me promise to continue, and I always do as I`m told.My other interests are D.I.Y Fish Keeping, and I`m also in the process of transferring my...

    Started by Frank‎, 19-03-2008 6:28 PM
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  15. Andrew McClarnan

    I am trying to find the parents of an Andrew McClarnan who died in Preston in 1855 and is buried in St John's Thank you Sue

    Started by Tabby‎, 10-04-2017 2:48 PM
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  16. Smile John, Ann and Jane Leyland

    Wanting to find information about John, Ann, and Jane Leyland, Parr, Prescot, Lancashire. So far, I have found: Ann and Jane in the 1861 Census. John Leyland named as Jane's father, in the wedding of James Sharples and Jane Leyland, 8 Mar 1863. Any further information would be greatly...

    Started by sharples44‎, 18-05-2017 2:08 AM
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  17. McMitchell Joseph , Wife Eliabeth Mother Jane

    Hello I have just joined I was looking for info on the following persons. McMitchell Joseph , Wife Eliabeth Mother Jane. Joseph died 1896 Jane died 1899 both living Barrows-in Furness Lancashire

    Started by mitchellde‎, 16-05-2017 12:27 AM
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  18. Red face Knowles in Widnes

    Looking for any info on James Knowles b. July 1862 and his wife Elizah b. Sept 1871 or child Ethel Knowles b. 1893 April . They lived in Widnes until 1904.

    Started by dscott‎, 23-08-2006 3:48 PM
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  19. looking for Edwards Lytham Lancashire

    hi i wondered if anyone could help me? my great grand father was born Harold Edwards on the 14th of Dec 1902 north Clifton street lytham. his mother was Lucy Edwards and on his birth certificate it has her address as 17 shepherd street lytham. I have been at this for months now and no matter...

    Started by emmab35‎, 02-03-2017 9:20 AM
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  20. Smile Kennedy and Abel family of Oldham

    Hi folks, Can anyone help a newbie? I have a family connection with Oldham. My maternal grandmother, Mary Kennedy, was born in Oldham in 1878 (approx.). She had six sisters Agnes,Annie, Nellie,Jeannie,Maggie,and Libby and one brother, John Does anyone else out there know this family, can you...

    Started by Cymraes38‎, 10-11-2004 1:23 PM
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    02-02-2017, 1:23 PM Go to last post

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