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John David Swarbrick asked about Brock Railway Station. If this is the Brock near Preston, my info is that in the 1880s the line was jointly run by the LNWR (London & North Western Railway) and the LYR (Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway).
A relative, John SWARBRICK, was the station master at Brock Station in the 1880s. Can anyone please tell me which Railway Company would have employed him?
Researching all SWARBRICKS - any time - any place.
Hello all! I am going to repost the ancestor that I am looking for.
Looking for Thomas Helm born abt 1699 in Lancaster, England probably in Goosnargh. He died in the States before 1756 in Prince William County, Virginia. In P.W. County, VA he married a Margaret Neil Lynaugh. She was born on July 23, 1754 in Stafford Virginia, and died in P.W. County, Virginia about 1796.
Thomas' parents were Leonard HELM b. 1660 in Goosnargh, Lancaster, England. I have to names for Thomas' mother ~ 1) Elizabeth HOLMES and the other is 2) Elizabeth of Betty CALMES. I am sure that this is a mis interpretation somewhere, but dont know where. She was born in Lancashire, England. Which brings me to my final question... are Lacaster (mentioned above) and Lacashire(mentioned 2nd) the same place? It is hard to be geographically impaired when one is a searching for one's ancestors! I guess they knew where they were! LOL! So... could anyone help me out with ideas? These records are so far back that I don't even know where to start search over in England. How far back do the censuses go?
Thanks for taking time to check my message out. If anyone has ANY information or ideas... PLMK! I would really appreciate it!
I noted on a posting to the Lancsgen-list that you are researching LEES in Ashton-u-lyne I am tying to find the family of:
Mally LEES (dau. of John LEES and Mary (nee unknown))
b. about 1768
m. Robert HEAP Aug. 16 1789 @ St. Michael's All Angles in Ashton-u-lyne
Mary b. abt. 1799 Hollingsworth, Cheshire
Henry b. abt. 1801 Stocks
Would be interested knowing if you have a connection.
BOOTH- 1827 Whalley/Padiham
HALL - 1835 Newton/Ashton-u-lyne
HEAP- 1780 Ashton-u-lyne
LEES - 1760 Ashton-u-lyne
Hello Dave: Just thought I would let you know
that I have Monks on my mother's side of the
family. John Monk b. abt. 1761 in England (don't
know where) and married to Prestwood Cove Palmer
abt. 1795, also in England. Their 6 children were
all born in the Isle of Man. Also, one of their
children, (John) married a Mary Ann "Dunn", and
two of their children were interred at Accrington,
Lancashire (William John and Lydia).
All the rest of my Monks were born and died on the
Isle of Man.
You might try searching through the Accrington
records just in case.
Pat, Mission, B.C.
On Jan. 17 you posted your Descendants of James SHARWIN on the Lancgen-list.
Do you have the parents of either John BOOTH or Samuel BOOTH who married your SHARWIN cousins? I am looking for a Henry BOOTH son of Joseph (a calico printer) and Alice(nee ROBINSON) who was christened in the Padiham Parish in 1827 but was not with the family in the 1841 census (Old Accrington).
BOOTH- 1827 Whalley/Padiham
HALL - 1835 Newton/Ashton-u-lyne
HEAP- 1780 Ashton-u-lyne
LEES - 1760 Ashton-u-lyne
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Does SKS know if there is a register of early physicians in England? I am looking for a Joseph Lees who was a physician in Burnley, England. He died 1850-51. His father was also a physician. Any sites or information would be greatly appreciated.
Nita Jones, Gilbert, Arizona
Elaine in Toronto, researching you are right about Canadian and US school
history, we only skipped over world history, although in Canada there was
more history taught about the UK than in the USA. Spent about half and half
of my school life in both countries.
Sad story that makes you think for a moment, my family came from the Oldham
Rochdale areas but moved on to Canada only to have to return soon after in
the Canadian Army for WW 1 (I have their war records). My Grandfather was in
the Calvary and his bother in the infantry. I was set back a bit when I found
out my Grand Uncle was shot in the back, but soon recalled that war was hold
a fox hole and then run and then return again, kind of a back and forth thing
whoever had the most strength at the time. But my Grand Uncle as did many did
not die from the gunshot wound, but died in an English Hospital from Tetanus.
I asked my doctor how could a person die from Tetanus from a lead bullet.
Well, the answer being that the battlefields were covered with horse manure.
I am grateful that maybe in those days they did not know the cause and that
my grandfather hopefully never found out as I noted my Grandfather was in the
Calvary. And so it goes on today in the wars our men and women have to go
thru, things such as agent orange and I guess many other's could be told. I
being lucky serving my time but not in time of war.
May We All Live In Peace
David DEARDEN USA
Could SKS please let me know the price of Birth , Death , Marriage
Certificates at the above office and do they accept Aussie Dollars . Also
does this office have an email address .
Thanking you in anticipation ,
"Sjaan" Exmouth West Australia
Found this MONKon the Staffordshire county 1881 census
Samuel MONK, head of household, 2863-150-30
with a granddaughter, Sara A. Holland, Age 5, census place: Tipton
>From this listing it looks like there would be other family members.
Dave Monks wrote:
> Hi I am Dave Monks
> I have managed to trace my family tree to my ggg.grandfather
> Joseph MONKS b.1838, he married Isabella. They had nine
> children, Isabella, Joseph, William, John.S, Edith, Martha, James.H, Lily
> and David b.1859. David married Emily Sarah
> RYDER -DUNN. David and Emily had ten children. We believe the family came
> from Warrington.
> We seem to have now hit a brick wall.
> Can anyone help to get us further?
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Two sites you may be interested in the Somme information
http://www.btinternet.com/~Sommetours this is the main site for tours to
the Somme but has some great site additions and links
http://www.prog.gov.uk/default.htm this is the public records office
however they have a wealth of information on the War years and how to access
information also check out the January 19th 2000 information on the 1901
best wishes Julie
I hit a rut and it was big enough that I fell in and I can't get out.
Could SKS with the 1841 and 51 census do a look up for:
Henry GUEST, wife Ellen children Anne abt 11/12 I need to know if there
are any more children? listed as living in Halliwell, Bolton in 1847.
Carole, Kelowna, B.C. CDA.
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One of my ancestors was a stone and coal dealer in the
Tottington-Bacup-Rochdale area in the 1825-1865 time period. His name
was Thomas Hutchinson. Does anyone know of a directory from that area
and time that might list his business?
Researching Hutchinson, Gates, Welch, Kavanagh
I am seeking information on Alfred HOLT
born abt. 1819.
Parents Aaron and Mary HOLT.
Married Ellen Lindley on April 14, 1846, Collegiate Parish Church,
Manchester (Manchester Cathedral)
plus any children of Alfred and Ellen
Other children of Aaron and Mary (according to the IGI) are:
Nancy Holt christened 4 August 1822, 1818; Unsworth, Lancashire
Parents: Aaron, Mary (C033241)
Elizabeth Holt christened 17 April 1825; Radcliff, Saint Mary, Lancashire,
Parents: Aaron Holt, Mary (C005972)
Salina Holt christened 17 April 1825; Radcliff, Saint Mary, Lancashire,
Parents: Aaron Holt, Mary (C005972)
Any assistance would be appreciated
Anyone researching the HALKYARD surname in Lancashire,
Looking for a Mary, b. 1838 and Sarah, b. ? Came to
Married into the PURDY line. One daughter, Mary
(Mollie), b. abt. 1871 in Pennsylvania, USA. Youngest
son, Jacob, born in Nevada County, California, USA in
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A friend is researching the name GRISENTHWAITE. We don't have much information so any help would be greatly appreciated.
Parents: Peter GRISENTHWAITE Mother: Margaret
Peter & Margaret married in Ormskirk, Lancashire in 1805.
Elizabeth was born in Ormskirk, Lancashire in 1826
Hoping to hear from someone.
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Sorry - I've just sent the following message and I've just realised that Openshaw could be Audenshaw. Any suggestions greatly received.
I don't know if there is anyone out there that can help me, but I am trying to find further infomation on my grandfather and his family.
My grandfathers name was Louis Gudgeon and his father was Walter Edward Gudgeon. They lived at 5 Reginald Street, Openshaw, Manchester. (I don't know anything about his mother).
Louis then married Agnes Jones of 5 Key West Street, Beswick, Manchester on 9th December, 1929 at Christ Church, Bradford, Manchester.
After their marriage, they lived at 49 Key West Street, Beswick.
Could anyone tell be the best place to find documentation for the Beswick, Openshaw and Bradford areas of Manchester?
Is Christ Church, Bradford still standing? If so, does it hold it's own records?
Hoping sks can help!