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Kirsten, I know of a Knowle Green Congregational Church near
Mobberley, Cheshire. I have ordered the microfilm as I am hoping to
find my ancestor christened there. There were families of her
surname living in Knowle Green- which seems to be a very tiny place,
and not a parish in its own right, I believe it would come under
Mobberley as far as parish records go.
Hope this is the one you want! Diana.
>I am trying to locate Knowle Green Congregational Church and
>Cemetery, supposed to be near Longridge. I've tried every way I
>know how to find an address on the internet with no luck. My
>great-grandfather, Hugh Archibald, and at least one of his children,
>John Younger Archibald, are buried there. Is there anyone out there
>who can help me find this place, or somewhere I can write to for
>Thanks in advance,
Never known an Astley Close but there is an Astley Gate quite
close to the town centre. Rock Street I never heard of and I suspect
Shire Brow should be Shear Brow. It is the continuation of Limbrick and
runs north to join Revidge Rd.
I'm researching the family of my g-grandfather, Charles Caton. In 1881, he
& his family lived at 44 Haworth St. Little Bolton, Bolton Parish. I am
wondering if the family was still there 10 years later. Would someone
please look up ( if possible)
John & Martha Caton (parents), Little Bolton?
Thanks in advance for any assistance.
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I would like to thank you all for the responses to our question.
Especially Rowena, Mavis, Martin, Mike, Cherryl, Paul, Suzanne
and Mary Lou.
We have sent a letter by snail mail to Keith Burns at Salford
Harriers who lives in Blackley.
Thanks again for your help
Alex and Jan
Just a query, has any-one come across Higginson Elizabeth b 1849 i am trying to locate her parents to see if i have a match. She married a Michael Blackburn in 1869, possibly in either Culceth or Bedford Lancs.
ROACH (LIVERPOOL & IRELAND)
BODE (LIVERPOOL & GERMANY)
STEIN/STONE (LIVERPOOL & DENMARK)
SHILLITO (LIVERPOOL & LANCASHIRE)
COOBAN (LIVERPOOL & CUMBRIA)
My father was Francis Cyril TYSON, born 1923 in Yealand Conyers. His father
was JOHN GEORGE TYSON, died about 1925. I am trying to find any other
information on this pedigree, where he died, parent's name, siblings etc..
My maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Ellen DOWLING. Her father was JOHN
DOWLING (1861-1938), buried in the Catholic section of Ulverston cemetery. I
am trying to find any other information on this line including his wife's
name, parent's name, place of birth (possibly Liverpool), any siblings etc.
Any information gratefully received. Graham Tyson
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Yesterdays is a summary of some of the stories which appeared in the Ashton
Reporter one hundred years ago. They are mainly about the events in lives of
the people who lived in that area of south east Lancashire and north east
Cheshire, although I make no apology for the occasional non-gen story. A
couple of stories this week include Lancashire dialect - apologies if this
is confusing to anyone unfamiliar with it.
The is a searchable archive of Yesterdays on my website at
Yesterdays 30 March 1901
THE DIESEL ENGINE AT GUIDE BRIDGE
The first exhibition of the Diesel engine at work in England was made on
Monday afternoon at the engineering establishment of Messrs SCOTT and
HODGSON close to Guide Bridge Station. The demonstration took place with a
20 to 22 horsepower engine which was subjected to severe tests before a
large and critical gathering of experts, about 130 in all, who had journeyed
from London by a special saloon train. Amongst them was Professor W G UNWIN
who is probably the best authority in England on this particular branch of
Whilst the inspection was going on, the engine was working at a pressure of
550lbs to the square inch, but is capable of being worked at 750lbs. The
heavier the load, the greater the pressure required and vice versa.
The engine has been invented with the object of demonstrating the theory
propounded a few years ago by Mr R DIESEL of Munich, that steam, oil and gas
engines in their present form have reached the limits of possible
improvements. Messrs SCOTT and HODGSON have constructed the engine to the
order of the company which has been founded to take over the English patent
for the inventor.
* * *
VIOLENT WORKHOUSE INMATE AT ASHTON
Attempt to Stab the Taskmaster
At the Ashton Borough Police Court, an inmate of the Ashton Union Workhouse
named William HIBBERT was in the dock charged with committing an assault
upon Richard REYNOLDS, taskmaster at the Workhouse, also with disorderly
behaviour on March 26th.
Richard REYNOLDS stated that on Tuesday, the inmates were assembled in the
dining hall, preparatory to dinner, and the children were singing grace when
the prisoner got up and began bawling and shouting. On finishing singing, he
Witness told him they should not have such behaviour in the dining hall,
where upon he started cursing. Witness got hold of him by the shoulder and
tried to put him outside, but he got hold of a knife (produced) and made a
lunge at him. With the assistance of Mr SHORE, the knife was taken from the
prisoner and they got him outside the dining hall.
Prisoner: Aw want t send for witnesses and see whether they tell t truth
or not; thats way t decide the thing correctly.
Magistrates Clerk: What were you making a noise for?
Prisoner: Wi as to ate hash and aw war axing where t mate (meat) war and
they said they would not have that noise (Laughter in court).
Clerk: I suppose this hash was the usual hash?
Prisoner: Theres never any mate in it; they said it wor a new diet.
The Presiding Magistrate: You will be committed to prison for 14 days on
each of the charges and then you will have an opportunity of trying another
* * *
ALL THROUGH THE ORGAN
James POTTS was summoned for being drunk and disorderly in King-street,
Dukinfield. I had some drink, he said. Because the organ started, the
childer got agate o dancin, and he (the officer) locked me up. I dont
plead guilty to disorderly, except dancin for the childer.
An officer stated that the defendant was drunk with a crowd of children
around him. He told POTTS to go away, but he refused. Alderman BEELEY said:
POTTS, I dont know how many times you have been here when I have been on
the bench. You seem to be a regular attender.
Superintendent COOPER said the defendant was an intolerable nuisance. He was
fined five times in 1899 and was dealt with leniently that time, being fined
no more than 2s 6d. This time, he was fined 10s and costs, at which he said:
Youd better pension me off.
* * *
AWFULLY SUDDEN DEATH AT DUKINFIELD
The police have received information of the death of Harry LLOYD, aged 23,
dry cleaner, residing at 23, Malpas-street, Dukinfield which took place on
Thursday evening very suddenly. The deceased was employed at the dry and
cleaning works of Mr J T HOLDERNESS, Tame Valley, and he attended to his
work in apparently his usual health. He was in the act of leaving the room
where he worked and when in the doorway, he was seen to fall suddenly
forward upon his face.
His fellow workmen were speedily at his side and lifted him up. It is said
that the deceased gasped or coughed twice and died before medical aid could
be obtained. Death was supposed to be due to sudden failure of the hearts
Evidence was given by William LORD of 115 Park-road and Christopher BARKHAM
of 63 Crescent-road. Dr CLARKE said of the deceased: Nothing unusual had
occurred in the works that day to excite him. He was about his usual stamp
and did not show any signs of fatigue. He was not running when he fell. The
jury returned a verdict of death from natural causes.
* * *
ASHTON WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN BED
Sarah COWLEY, single woman, 72 years of age, was found dead in bed at her
home, 33 William-street, Ashton on Saturday morning. Deceased was always
strong and healthy, and her sudden demise came as a surprise. She retired to
bed at nine oclock on Friday night and made no complaint of feeling unwell.
It was her custom to remain in bed longer than usual on Saturday mornings,
but as she did not get up, her brother went upstairs at 11.30 am to waken
her and found her dead in bed with her arms folded.
Evidence was given by the deceaseds sister-in-law, Sarah COWLEY of the same
address and Alice CHORLTON of 110 Victoria-street, They said she was always
in good health, although she was "very stout. It was four years since she
had seen a doctor and she had cleaned at the Ashton police office for 50
years, never having been off through illness. She had been employed under
three chief constables. A verdict of death from natural causes was returned.
* * *
SERIOUS FIRE AT GORTON
An alarming outbreak of fire occurred about half past three oclock on
Thursday afternoon in Cross-street. In the house adjoining Mr DUTTONs
drapery establishment dwelt Mr Isaac McEWAN, a blind man, and his wife. He
was also the tenant of the next house as he carried on the business of a
broker and second-hand furniture dealer and used the tenement as a shop or
stores. It was in this that the fire started.
Mr and Mrs McEWAN had gone out for the afternoon and consequently were away
when the fire was discovered. It gained strength with alarming rapidity. Mr
Fred QUARMBY who was on business on the street ran to the Town Hall and sent
a telephone message to the Manchester Fire Brigade. Councillor Edward
SCULLY, whose place of business is not far from the house that was on fire
also ran to the Towns Building, summoned the men who were at work in the
yard, and they got the hose and stand pipe belonging to the township, hailed
a cab that happened to be passing, and drove rapidly to the scene.
The men got to work with commendable speed and worked with a will, assisted
be several onlookers. By this time, the interior of the house was one mass
of flames and it leaped through the windows into the street in a threatening
and alarming manner. There was a strong wind blowing towards
Wellington-street and the flames were sent in that direction.
At nine minutes to four oclock a tender from the Upton-street (Longsight)
Fire Station came tearing up at a tremendous speed. The driver said they did
not get the call until 15 minutes to 4. At six oclock, Mr and Mrs McEWAN
had not returned to their ruined home and it is not known whether or not the
premises and their contents were insured.
* * *
THE EDUCATION OF A DEAF MUTE
The Clerk read a communication from the Board of Education regarding Jane
CHAPMAN, a deaf mute residing at Kob-lane asking what steps the Council were
going to take with regard to her education. The sanction of the Board should
be obtained to any contribution to a certified school under the Act.
The Chairman, Mr LEES said she was a rather weakly girl and was at present
receiving instruction to a considerable extent. The Attendance Committee did
not think it was wise that she should be sent to a certified school in her
present state of health.
* * *
On Saturday last, John HADFIELD of Rider Bank, Chinley, was working at
Messrs J J HADFIELDs bleachworks when his hand got caught in the machinery
and badly injured. The last we heard of the case, the youth was doing well
as could be expected.
* * *
COMMENT ON THE CENSUS
Throughout the country, a vast army of enumerators has been engaged during
the week, delivering census papers, or schedules, as they are officially
called, amongst householders in every rank of life, and these will be
collected as far as possible on Monday next.
The distribution of the papers is a comparatively easy matter. It is the
collection that the enumerators may be expected to find the real difficulty
of their work. There will be incomplete and inaccurate returns to make right
and a vast amount of ignorance and prejudice to overcome in some of the poor
districts before the enumerators can hand in their papers to the registrar,
Mr Percy BRIERLEY.
Householders will greatly facilitate matters and assist the accomplishment
of a correct census if they will, before filling up their schedule,
carefully study the five examples which appear on the back of each. It is
required that the precise occupations of every person enumerated must be
given in the minutest detail and vague terms such as contractor, manager,
foreman, dealer, mechanic, machine worker, weaver, spinner, labourer and the
like, must not be used alone.
They should clearly state, for instance, that their occupation is that of
cotton or woollen weaver, an operative cotton weaver, outdoor or
ironworks labourer, mill mechanic, boilerworks foreman, provision
dealer, sewing machine worker, mill manager, public works contractor
&c. On these points, the requirements of the Registrar General are most
* * *
DEPARTURE OF ASHTON VOLUNTEERS FOR THE FRONT
Ashton people were early awake on Saturday morning bent on witnessing the
departure of the local volunteers for the front and to give them a hearty
send-off. By 7 oclock crowds were wending their way in the direction of
Charlestown Station from which point the local detachment were timed to make
their departure at 7.50 am. The names of the selected volunteers were:
Captain G LUPTON, Sergeant H SHELDON, Corporals E EATON and W E SAXON,
Lance-Corporal S BOOTH, Bugler J S STRINGER, Privates H GREAVES, J OULTON, F
ROGERS, W ROBINSON, P H WILLIAMSON, J WALKER, A JONES, A BROWN, T BOWDEN, W
HIBBERT, R HADFIELD, J W SMITH, A S HOLT, C BOARDMAN, H ELLISON, A MARLAND,
F GORLE, R MARTIN, G HACKLEY, J H LEES, S ROWBOTTOM, A LEONARD, W H
PRIESTLEY, V R CHADWICK, R ALTHORPE, W H GRANT, P MANGNALL, F HULLEY and J W
On the previous Wednesday night, the Volunteers were given a farewell and
toasted in a right handsome manner at the George and Dragon Hotel.
Ian Rhodes, Stockport UK
Family history website: http://www.gravelbank.co.uk
Researching: RHODES in Flockton, Yorks and Mottram and Dukinfield, Ches,
(Associated families: BRADDOCK, CROSLAND, GODDARD, HARRISON, INGHAM,
RAMSBOTTOM, RATCLIFFE (possibly GREENWOOD) and SHEPLEY
BINNIE in Falkirk, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs and Dukinfield, Ches,
(Associated families: AIKEN, BELL, FORGIE, HARDIE, KAY, NICHOL, RAMSAY,
SHORROCKS, SMITH and SQUAIR
HARROP in Glossop, Derb and Mottram, Ches. Associated families: BOOTH and
TURNER in W Yorks and THORPE in Lancs, DEWSNAP in Cheshire
PRESTWICH in Manchester, Audenshaw and Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs. Associated
families: CARTWRIGHT, HARROP and STANLEY,
CRABTREE in Haughton and Denton, Lancs and Hyde, Ches. Associated families:
RIDGWAY, ROWLAND, STANSFIELD, WARDLE
MOLESDALE in Cadishead and Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs and Dent County,
Missouri. Associated families: CHATTERTON, CRAMOND, WALKER, WHITTAKER
Hi Joyce & Pamela
The following should more than satisfy your queries.
I have something on PRITCHARDS, I will check and see if yours is amongst
Originally compiled by Marg WALTON and posted to the list by Barbara
If you check out the URL after my name you will find some details of almost
all churches on Merseyside in 1902, compiled by Barbara and listed on the
Genuki web pages.
If you want to check out Maghull & Lydiate Churches, then you will find some
detail on the second URL.
I have noticed on the Lancs list, the Liverpool church thing has come up
again. As Charles has said there were quite a few more churches than on the
email from the person who originally asked about the "parish church" of
Liverpool. I have kept this email from Marg Walton, which appeared on the
Liverpool list a few times. It gives a very good history and explanation of
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2000 2:52 AM
Subject: [LIV] Fw: [CHS] St Nicholas/St Peter's Ch, / Parish Church./
> Hi all, there has again been reference to Liverpool Parish Church, so
> have compiled a potted history, of the Church of England main places
> of worship in Liverpool taken from various sources.
> St NICHOLAS CHURCH.
> For more than 700 years a church had stood on this site, On the
> water's edge stood the tiny chapel of St Mary del Quay, a chapel of
> ease for the Mother Church St Mary's Walton on the Hill. By the middle
> the 14th century the population of Liverpool had grown to about a
> thousand, and the little chapel was too small for it's needs also as
> there was no burying ground in the town the dead had to be carried
> to Walton 4 miles away to be buried. A new chapel was built on land
> east of St Mary del Quay, with adjoining burial ground, which was
> dedicated to St Nicholas, patron saint of mariners.
> In 1361 Black Death reached Liverpool, as the new churchyard was not
> yet consecrated it meant that the dead would have to be taken to
> A special licence to bury in the churchyard was granted by the Bishop
> Lichfield, in whose diocese Liverpool then was.
> From the earliest times it was known as " the Chapel of St Mary and
> St Nicholas", but
> since it became parochial by the act of parliament in 1699, which
> separated Liverpool Parish from Walton Parish, it has been known
> as "the Parochial Chapel of Our Lady and St Nicholas", although,
> while St Peter's stood, it was referred to affectionately as the
> "The Old
> Church". The "Liverpool Cathedral Act of 1902", provided that, on the
> of any portion of the Cathedral for public worship, St Nicholas'
> should become the Parish Church of Liverpool. This was implemented by
> an order from the council in 1916.
> Over the centuries it has been enlarged and partly rebuilt, in 1940
> the spire and tower escaped
> serious damage from enemy action, but the interior was destroyed, the
> new church, built to the design of Edward C Butler was consecrated in
> St PETER'S CHURCH.
> The Parish of Liverpool was sanctioned in 1699 and the foundation
> stone for the new Parish church of St Peter's, Church St, was laid
> in 1700, it was consecrated in June 1704 and designed as a copy of St
> Andrew's Holborn, London. Originally it was the only building in
> Church St, and was surrounded by a belt of stately elms, (picture a
> rural scene).
> Interments took place for about 150 years and ceased in 1853.
> Fifteen years later 2,000 bodies were removed to Anfield Cemetery and
> the graveyard laid out as flower gardens. For generations average no
> of Baptisms was 5,000 per year included amongst these was William
> Ewart GLADSTONE. At least a 1,000 couples married there. It was sadly
> demolished in 1922, (shops now stand on the site and the only sign
> left of the church is a slab made from part of one of the old steps,
> with a brass cross set into it, on the pavement in front of the
> building ( It's now HMV Record Store). St Peter's, was also the
> Pro-Cathedral from 1880. (used as a Cathedral Church)
> LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL, ST JAMES'S MOUNT, ANGLICANCHURCH OF CHRIST.
> In 1900, Bishop Francis James Chavasse was the Bishop of Liverpool,
> without a Cathedral, his throne was in St Peter's church. He persuaded
> his diocese at a meeting in the Town Hall on 17th Jun 1901 (St Albans
> Day) to build a Cathedral for the city.
> The Foundation stone was laid by King Edward Vll 19 Jul 1904, and was
> finally completed in 1978. It was designed by Giles Gilbert Scott a
> 22yr old (later Sir) a Roman catholic, and built of local red
> sandstone from Woolton quarry.
> Here are a few facts.
> Work continued through both wars and at one time 300 masons were
> employed at the site.
> Largest Anglican Cathedral in the World.
> World's 5th largest.
> Highest and heaviest peal of bells in the world.
> Highest Gothic Arches in Britain.
> When installed largest organ in the world.
> A 110 metre high tower (331 ft)
> Highest Vaulting in the world 58 metre(175 ft ) max.
> The 2nd Longest Cathedral in the world 205 metres(619 ft),
> Sited beneath the St James Mount, is the Old St James Cemetery, Now
> turned into gardens, many headstones having been removed and
> containing many of your ancestors no doubt as certainly it contains
> mine.1829 - 1936.
> I do hope this helps to put the three main Church of England places
> of worship into some perspective for those not familiar with the city.
> Kind regards
> Marg Walton(neeEDGE) scouser, West Midlands.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doyle Walker" <dwjw(a)neto.com>
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 4:50 PM
Subject: [LAN] St.Nicholas Church
> Does anyone have information on St.Nicholas Church. My grandparents were
married there in 1910.Is it still standing? I was told it was called the
Seaman's church, and I was wondering why it was given this title.
> Also searching ILES, BUTTERS 1841-1891 Thank you.
> Joyce Walker
> Brookston, Texas.
----- Original Message -----
From: Larry & Beverly
To: LANGSGEN-L(a)rootsweb.com ; ENG-LANCS-PRESTON-L(a)rootsweb.com
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 3:54 PM
Subject: Need 1871 Census lookup: In Preston, Thomas WHITTLE
If anyone has access to the 1871 census of Preston, Lancashire, I would appreciate a lookup.
I need a lookup in the 1871 Census for Thomas WHITTLE Abt age 41 and wife Isabella Abt age 41. Also need any other Thomas WHITTLE age 59 or older, as Thomas age 41 father died before the 1881 census, and I don't have his age.
I hear ethereal whispers persuasive, soft and still,
"Daughter, if you don't remember us, who will?"
Author: Dot Stutter
This is the only Matthew and Ann Bate entry for Abram, near Wigan,
Lancashire. Hope it helps.
Dwelling: Ashton Road Railway Ter
Census Place: Abram, Lancashire, England
Source: FHL Film 1341902
PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3771 Folio 13 Page 22
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
Matthew BATE M 31 M Runcorn, Cheshire, England
Occ: Coal Miner
Ann Jane BATE M 28 F Halton, Cheshire, England
John William BATE 8 M Ashton, Lancashire, England
Thomas BATE 6 M Ashton, Lancashire, England
Matthew BATE 3 M Ashton, Lancashire, England
Frances Ann BATE 1 F Ashton, Lancashire, England
----- Original Message -----
From: Danny Redmond <dredmond(a)san.rr.com>
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 10:31 AM
Subject: [LAN] 1881 Census CD Lookup for Matthew Bate(s)
Can someone that has access to the 1881 Census CD please do a lookup for me
for following family: Matthew and Ann Bate(s)
I believe they were living in Abram, Lancashire, maybe at 8 Cross Street.
I have no other information on this family except that Ann Bate(s) may have
been born in Preston on 12 Oct 1948.
San Diego, CA
This may help someone.
Shame he wasn't from Spain !! :-) That would have helped me !!
----- Original Message -----
From: Enrico Fanni <enricofanni(a)hotmail.com>
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 6:24 AM
Subject: [Lon] Ancestors in Sardinia?
> Hello to every lister!
> If anyone had ancestors from Sardinia, or living in Sardinia in 1600-1900,
> can ask me every kind of informations.
> I'm the secretary of Centro Sardo di Studi Genealogici, a genealogical
> association which have about 130 members.
> Enrico Fanni
> Cagliari - Sardinia
> ICQ 100654802
> ==== LONDON Mailing List ====
> London Theatres
I know that Lancsgen is not for advertising. But yesterday walking past an
antique shop in the middle of Helsinki I noticed a beautiful colour
certificate mounted in glass with the following text:
A tribute from the Mayor Alderman and burgess of Bury to the honoured memory
of Private Robert Dent
who died for his king and country in the Great War.
(Personally signed by) James Hacking, mayor
It would be a shame for a Finnish person to buy it just because it looks
nice, when someone out there might be glad of it for genealogical reasons.
So if anyone is interested then please let me know. The shop wants 400:- FIM
(about £40) for it.
The Coroner's system has existed from the 12th Century. At the time of your
death, it would be by inquest, and the verdict would be brought in by a
Jury. Records for Lancashire are generally held in Lancashire Record Office
at Preston. However Wigan has some for 1804 to 1811.
There are also records in the PRO Inquisitions 1626 to 1832 for Palatinate
of Lancashire Ref. PL 26/285-295
I have to confess to not knowing where Senely Green is.
FIRTH, BATES, BARKER, LUMB, FARRAR in Calderdale and Oldham
HARRISON, BARKER, YARDLEY and DUCKWORTH Oldham
HALSALL, WELSBY, EAUD and PENDLETON Prescot Lancs and Oldham
LONGLEY, WYSER, GRETTON, GREAVES, LOACH and WORLEY Cotgrave and S Notts
RICHMOND, MUDD and BUTTON, Ripon and Pateley Bridge
E Mail mfirth(a)atlas.co.uk
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sue Hendry" <sues(a)blueyonder.co.uk>
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 9:12 AM
Subject: [LAN] Manslaughter
> I found a burial in the Lancashire Parish Transcripts.
> William son of John and Isabella LITTLER of Senely Green buried 16 July
> 1811 aged 26 years cause of death was given as Manslaughter.
> Can anyone tell me what, if any information would be available on this
> John LITTLER married Isabella BIRCHALL 29 Jan 1765.
> ==== LANCSGEN Mailing List ====
> List Owner is:
> DOT STUTTER: cstutter(a)home.com
Hi Anthony and fellow listers, hope I am not intruding here but this may
save you time.
The E-Mail address of Tameside FHL is: tamelocal(a)dial.pipex.com
----- Original Message -----
From: Antony Lambert <antonylambert(a)dialsquare.fsnet.co.uk>
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 8:22 AM
Subject: Re: [LAN] Mayor of Denton
> The information is in a book at Tameside Library which has details of
> the mayors of all of the nine towns which make up the borough.
> Tameside FHL has an e mail address but am unaware of what this is, however
> if you go to the council's web site:
> www.tameside.gov.uk and then click on libraries, there is a link.
> There are some nice shots of the area too.
Thought it was too good to be true.
I know about microfilms, I was a LDS Director of a FHC for 10 years with 15
years working in one, the only difficulty now is that I have moved to the
south east coast of West Oz and the nearest FHCs are 400 kms, 550kms and
721kms away, and that means a looooong drive and you are never sure when
they will arrive.
Thank you very much for replying.
Best of luck
Molly Bergh Esperance West Oz.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Molly Bergh" <mollybergh(a)wn.com.au>
> To: "Larry & Beverly" <alexlary(a)crosslink.net>
> Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 3:37 AM
> Subject: Re: [LAN] Thomas WHITTLE-c. 1800; Preston, Lancashire
> > Dear Beverley
> > I am looking for the christening of Sarah COX B C1806 in Preston, this
> > been found on the 1851 census for Warrington.
> > Sarah married John PENDLEBURY abt 1825/6 as their first son William was
> > born 1826.
> > the family is as:
> > William 1826
> > Jeremiah 1828
> > John 1831
> > Sarah 1833
> > James 1836/37
> > Susanna 1840
> > Edwin 18 July 1843
> > David 1845. all born in Warrington. David was my Great Grandfather who
> > married Sarah GREEN 11 Apr 1868, Hunslet Yks. and died in Western
> > 1913.
> > I am wondering if you can help me with the Preston Records
> > Thanks Molly Bergh Esperance West Aust
By means of introduction:
My name is Mr. James P. Barnaby...form Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
I am trying to help my cousin research his family from Lancaster. While in England during the 2nd World War he obtained a copy of his father's Birth Registration that would have been April 1940. I will give the information on the certification and hope that someone on the list maybe working on the same family.
Born: Sept. 11th, 1871.....6 Nash Grove
Father: Edward Britten
Mother: Martha Britten formerly Hickson
Date of Registration: Sept. 21st, 1871
Birth in the Sub-District of Saint Martin in the County of Lancaster
Additional information on James Britten, son....he apparently came to first St. John, New Brunswick, Canada around 1881 to be with his sister. He married in St. John, N.B. had one daughter...came to Halifax, Nova Scotia and married the 2nd time to Margaret Mary Sheridan and they had three children (1) James
(2) John (3) Katherine ) It is John Britten, my cousin now 85 years old, that I am trying to help...
Any information on the parents on James Britten or other siblings would be greatly appreciated or on the Britten and Hickson Families..Many Thanks
All the best from Canada
James P. Barnaby
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Subject: Searching for parents
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 20:48:40 -0700
From: "John Morton" <mojaka(a)lcc.com>
Searching for parents of Benjamin Crowther who was born in Manchester,
Eng 18 Aug 1823.
Katherine Morton mojaka(a)lcc.net