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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. 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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    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Smile Joseph Mackay born c 1865 Liverpool

    Hi I have been trying to find my Grandfather's birth certificate since 1886. Joseph Mackay born around 1865 Liverpool England, father John, mother Elizabeth Conners. Joseph arrived in Queensland Australia in 1889, worked as a miner in local mines, married Charlotte Piper who arrived in 1888 on...

    Started by rayme1148‎, 25-01-2017 3:32 AM
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  6. Addresses

    I have found 2 families on the 1939 register that I think may be connected. Does anyone know whether the two addresses were fairly near to each other in this year please. Thank you Garrick and Freme Close

    Started by ewan‎, 21-01-2017 10:45 PM
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  7. Lawrence John Powers/John

    I am looking for the birth details of Laurence/ Lawrence John born about 1885. He moved to Blackpool and married Alice Cardwell in 1915. His marriage certificate shows him as John Powers, his address as Central Drive Blackpool/ Bachelor/ Private 8th Irish Liverpool Regiment Blacksmith. Father John...

    Started by daljul‎, 22-01-2017 12:00 PM
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  8. Joseph Royal

    I am looking for information regarding my great grandfather, Joseph Royal, Royle, Royall or Wood who was born in 1833 at Manchester England. He was convicted of Larceny in 1862 and transported by convict ship 'Clyde' to Australia. Apparently he was married with one child who was presumably left...

    Started by Leekay‎, 22-03-2010 3:13 AM
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  9. Smile John Dunford and Sons, Carters

    trying to find more about my great grand father and his three sons all carters working in liverpool mainly at liverpool docks .a very well known family, his name was john dunford born 1778 ,lived and done busines at ryans place,20 naylor street st marys parish liverpool,beleive his father before...

    Started by bobdunford6‎, 26-02-2014 11:54 AM
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  10. Crosbie Street, Liverpool

    I am trying to find an old map of Liverpool, that shows Crosbie Street. Several of my ancestors(McCoys) lived in the courts on this street, in the 1841 and 1851 Census. I have found info. saying Crosbie Street ran into Blundell Street, was near Sparting Street and was "off" St. James Street. I even...

    Started by angmcp‎, 31-05-2016 2:48 AM
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  11. Smile Bridge, Newy, Chase

    Hello I'm new here myself I live in Kent but my home was and always will be Lancashire. My family name was Bridge who all seem to come from this area of Lancashire and i amtrying to find some history on them as I was fostered at five years old the male family name was David. Now my husbands...

    Started by leonora‎, 01-08-2008 8:57 PM
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  12. Charles horatio Lee

    Hi could anyone add anything extra please? Or tell me if they think I'm on right track, I orderd Charles birth cert, father George mother Mary Jane Lee formerly Millor/mellor living at 41 Clarendon road, in 1901 he's at 28 new road with brothers and sisters,then in 1911 with his brothers Albert...

    Started by toffeetower‎, 18-10-2016 9:47 PM
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  13. 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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  14. How do I find a soldier on 1871 census and also what regiment he was in?

    I have a Richard Gifford b1845c Preston whose wife Ann is listed as 'married' and 'a soldier's wife' on the 1871 census, her husband Richard is not in the household. Instead she is living with her brother Richard Fish and his family in Blackburn. I've not been able to locate Richard on any census...

    Started by SharonK‎, 07-09-2005 12:35 PM
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    John Greenhalgh was born in 1813 in Ainsworth near Bury. In 1881 John Greenhalgh, gentleman, lived at "Sandhills", The Drive, Lytham St. Annes. In 1891 he lived at 10, Olivant Street, Bury. In December 1894, according to the diary of Joseph Whiteside, his fiancee, Nell Benson, was servant to John...

    Started by sandgrown‎, 11-10-2016 4:58 PM
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  16. John Henry Swale Liverp'l to Canada and back?

    Hi my gt.gt.gt.gt.grandfather was J.H Swale prof of mathematics. his son John henry the accountant . his son charles whitmore swale my gt gt grandfather born 1837. He had a twin brother Joseph lyon swale. Charles married jane shaw and had my gt grandmother Laura in Canada about 1861. They came...

    Started by cazzer‎, 18-02-2015 12:46 AM
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  17. Licensed Victualler 1880s

    Hi can anyone help me find the name of the public house at 58 Arley St Liverpool in 1881? I know its last name (recent times) was Non Pariel, think it is closed up now. Also is there a register of licensed Victuallers for that period. Thanks Tracey

    Started by NZTracey‎, 12-08-2010 10:42 AM
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  18. Newchurch, Culcheth parish Records

    Please does anyone have access to Parish records for Newchurch, Culcheth? I'm trying to find Baptism entries for John Wood(s), and Isabel Caldwell, both born c. 1800. I think they may have been Roman Catholic. I would really appreciate any help. Thanks.

    Started by vaison‎, 04-11-2009 2:54 PM
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  19. St Oswald's Old Swan, Liverpool.

    Seeking information of headstone inscriptions at St Oswalds' cemetery Old Swan, for the surname of SHARPLES. Burial records from Ancestry.com have provided the church. I believe a book by D E Gardner, volume 3 contains what I may need, but I am finding it difficult to locate for a lookup or...

    Started by marianne Faull‎, 02-06-2011 3:22 PM
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  20. Resources - an accidental find

    I have been doing some research into early 19th criminals ... (don't ask), and found that Ancestry have the Lancashire Quarter Session records, but they are so much more than first meets the eye, or that a simple search for ancestors might reveal. The data set is "Lancashire, England, Quarter...

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 26-07-2016 9:02 AM
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