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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. PAYNE fam from Weeton with Preese - pre1851

    I've found Joseph & Ann Payne, my GGG grandparents, and their children living in Weeton with Preese from the 1851 census but I'd like to find solid evidence of their birthdates and parents before 1851. Ann's maiden name was Billington and she moved to Barrow sometime after Joseph died (1880),...

    Started by PaynoNZ‎, 31-05-2010 9:36 AM
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  6. US consulate in Liverpool

    I was very interested to find in the 1861 census that one of my ancestors was a vice consul for the USA in Liverpool. His name was Samuel Pearce, born 1790 in Shrewsbury Shropshire. Does anyone know how I might gain more information about this consulate and the people who worked there? Is there...

    Started by thesearcher‎, 05-02-2010 7:56 AM
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  7. Low/Lowe in Lancashire HELP!

    The oldest child in the household of Mark Albiston and Susannah Lowe (b. 1832) was born 2 yrs before they were married in 1852. That child was called Susannah Lowe - 1900 census in Fall River, Mass gives her birth as June 1849. She is not with Mark and Susannah Albiston in the 1861 census. In...

    Started by DebbieAnn‎, 28-12-2017 10:03 PM
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  8. Post Industrial School

    Can anyone do a lookup for me please. I am researching my husbands grand mother - Annie Cartwright. She is on the 1901 census an inmate, age 15 - birthplace unknown. Northenden Road Industrial School for Girls, Sale. This institution was run from the Manchester Industrial Schhol for Boys....

    Started by dubie33‎, 23-12-2004 10:27 AM
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  9. Exclamation Super sleuth needed!!!

    |banghead||banghead| I have found my great gandmother's parents by geytting her marriage and birth certificates. Her name Eliza Agnes Harvey born Liverpool 1854 (January) (Birkett St) father Samuel Harvey Weighing machine engineer or fitter Mother Susanna Carter I cannot find any trace of...

    Started by lynnelay‎, 14-12-2008 12:00 PM
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  10. Toxteth Park Cemetery Amendment

    Made an error in my address, here is the correct address. www.tpcliverpool.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk Paste and copy this to your location bar, let me know what you think. Regards. Billo

    Started by bullwarkbumper‎, 09-12-2006 10:24 AM
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  11. Arthur Redfern and Lily nee Lomas - Oldham

    Arthur Redfern married Lily Lomas on June 9 1918 at The Northmoor Primative Methodist Church, Ward Street, Oldham. Arthur was born in 1893 in Stalybridge to Thomas and Clara nee Meredith. His siblings were: Ellis Victor (1878-1958), Thomas Alfred 1889-1977, Ernest Henry (1890-?), Lillian...

    Started by norfolk white‎, 09-11-2017 5:17 PM
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  12. 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 1:09 PM
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  13. 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 4:17 PM
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  14. 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 9:39 PM
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  15. 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 1:42 AM
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  16. 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 4:04 PM
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  17. 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, 27-06-2006 11:17 PM
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  18. 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 1:04 PM
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  19. 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 7:33 PM
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    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 5:56 AM
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