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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, 04-07-2015 11:54 PM
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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 12:38 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 9:24 PM
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  1. Looking for Eliza ELLIOTT (nee CHAMBERS)

    Hi everyone I have come to a brickwall My Grandmother Eliza CHAMBERS (b 1888 Horwich) married James ELLIOTT (1911 in Horwich) They had 8 children between 1911 and 1927 including my Father Arnold (b 1922) I cannot find any record of Eliza's death, James died in 1927 age 50. At that time Eliza...

    Started by arnie‎, 10-04-2009 10:37 PM
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  2. Meadows family in Garston

    I am trying to trace my grandmothers family. They lived in Woodger Street Garston, until her mothers death in 1912. Two of her sisters went to family in Canada. Her father James Emanuel Meadows lived in Thomas Street in 1915. My grandmother lived with her aunt Minnie Talbot in Byron Street. There...

    Started by bibadeb‎, 25-02-2009 5:33 PM
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    12-05-2019, 7:15 PM Go to last post
  3. Smile PEET and MANCHESTER

    1) I am trying to go back in time from Joseph PEET b 1721 Ormskirk and who married Ellen BERRY 1746. They were a local family, but might have had connections to other local towns (Upholland & Billinge?) 2) The same family (Joseph and Ellen's daughter Jane married Timothy MANCHESTER b 1748)...

    Started by lynnelay‎, 01-03-2009 1:30 PM
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  4. Unhappy WILSON burials Wigan 1938 & 1948

    I'm trying to locate the burials of my great grandparents:- JANE ELLEN WILSON (BERRY) 15 Mar 1876 - 26 May 1938 of 42 Chadwick St., Poolstock. JAMES WILSON 15 Feb 1873 - Q3 1948 last known address was Blacksmiths Arms, 41 Miry Lane, in 1939 living with daughter and son-in-law. Daughter was still...

    Started by macwil‎, 11-01-2019 6:06 AM
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    23-02-2019, 3:16 PM Go to last post
  5. Jackson Family

    Hello all members. I am a new and inexperienced member, so hope I do not tread on anyone's toes or do something I ought not to. Apologies in advance if I do. I live in South Africa and am trying to trace my Jackson ancestors who seem to have originated from/lived in Lancashire (Liverpool) and...

    Started by Martin Jackson‎, 16-01-2006 7:39 PM
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  6. 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 2:15 PM
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  7. Wink Rochdale Actors

    I am trying to find out further information the following family; Ernest Merivale HOWARTH - born 17/12/1892 - Wardleworth ROCHDALE. Stage name BUD CLARK. His father was William HOWARTH - Stage name RANDOLF SUTTON; and mothers maiden name was MERIVALE. All help greatly appreciated

    Started by RJO1‎, 08-03-2006 10:38 AM
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    14-11-2018, 6:39 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 1:48 PM
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    07-11-2018, 8:15 PM Go to last post
  9. Red face caldwell family

    i am doing research on my great grandparents. great grand father ----john duncan caldwell great grand mother -----margaret jane caldwell (Maiden Name is Quine) my grand father ----alexander caldwell was born in everton in dec.8th 1902 my grand father went in to the army, was stationed in...

    Started by angela 75‎, 02-04-2005 6:09 PM
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  10. Question DaCosta - Aindow.

    I am researching these two family names. The DaCosta family were Ship Owners in Liverpool and lived in Gt. Crosby until 1887 when they moved to Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool. Any information would be appreciated. Meredith.

    Started by Meredith‎, 18-02-2005 4:19 PM
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    01-10-2018, 6:21 PM Go to last post
  11. 1861 image look up request

    I do not have a subscription to any of the commercial sites at the moment, so would some kind soul please look at the image of the piece below for me. Source : FreeCEN Piece: RG9/2728 Place: West Derby -Lancashire Enumeration District: 6E Civil Parish: West Derby Ecclesiastical Parish:...

    Started by David Tuson‎, 25-09-2018 4:48 AM
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    25-09-2018, 11:24 PM Go to last post
  12. Byrnes family from Londonderry, N Ireland

    Hello, I am trying to locate the last resting place of Eva Jane Byrnes (nee O'Connell); her grand-daughter (now living in Lancashire) wishes to be 'reunited' with the Grandmother who brought her up but is suffering from dementia and cannot remember where her Grandmother was buried; have the...

    Started by SeaCopRimmer‎, 08-09-2018 6:41 AM
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  13. 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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  14. CROSKELL, HORNBY,Thurnham area

    Hello everyone We are looking for CROSKELL, HATHORNTHWAITE, HORNBY, PENNINGTON, to name a few, in Lancashire. I am new to your forum, and yesterday introduced myself under "If only our ancestors could tell us). Already the mention of my Croskell interest has received responses, which I am...

    Started by Tikira‎, 08-07-2008 2:07 AM
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  15. 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 3:42 PM
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  16. 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 5:28 PM
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  17. Searching for John Thomas Dinsdale died 1927

    Just want to find John Thomas Dinsdale burial place and if possible any previous information about his life before 1900 ? Information I have :- Certified Copy Death Certificate :- John Thomas Dinsdale died 1927 age 65 years old, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley, Lancashire, a General Labourer....

    Started by green family‎, 12-10-2011 10:03 PM
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  18. 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 3:22 PM
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  19. Searching for information of Samuel Smith

    Samuel Smith was born in Brooksbottoms Lancashire around 1815. He had a brother Thomas born 1832 who immigrated to Greta Australia. Samuel married Alice Greenhaugh (born 1810) on 24/6/1834.Samuel and Thomas had 5 children. Betty 1835, John 1836 who immigrated to Australia, Thomas 1837, James...

    Started by linleeridge‎, 01-04-2018 12:23 AM
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  20. James Cummins Blacksmith Liverpool 1809-10

    I post this request on behalf of my friend Chris, he has info, on James his G G Grandfather and his family but, is totally stuck on who "James's parents were". James Cummins dob 1809-1810 Liverpool He married Mary Jones b Angelsey N Wales. Marriage 27 July 1829 St Nicholas Church Liverpool....

    Started by ottok‎, 27-03-2018 11:47 AM
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    29-03-2018, 11:26 PM Go to last post

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