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The building known as The Roman Catholic Chapel was opened in 1799 in Dalton Square, Lancaster with a priest's house next door. (This is the house where the later Buck Ruxton murders took place.)
The Roman Catholic Cathedral of St Peter was built between 1857 and 1859 at the junction of East Road and St Peter's Road. Your ancestor could possibly have been attending either of these venues in 1859.
The old Roman Catholic Chapel in Dalton Square now houses the Planning Department of Lancaster City Council.
Does anyone know if, when a couple married by Licence in the early 1800's,
they would have to give parents names??
Also would the licence applications have been kept anywhere official?
Geoff, I think you would be better posting this on the Mariners List
MARINERS-L(a)rootsweb.com after subscribing in the usual manner to
Ut sementem feceris, ita metes
As you sow, so shall you reap
From: Geoffrey Crompton [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 10:41 AM
Subject: [LAN] SHIPS SUNK IN WW2
I am trying to locate the details of a ship - The Caledonian Star - sunk
on 12th January 1942. I believe she sailed from Manchester docks.
Can anyone point me in the right direction?
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I live in a remote part of country Western Australia and would like to thank everyone on this list who has helped me, especially Eileen Briggs. I would never have known as much as I now know about my family without her help in accessing church and census records etc. Thanks Eileen.
Hello Fellow Listers,
Thank you very much to all the people who helped me in obtaining the 1851 census informtion for South Bury, Lancashire. All of the information to date (can anybody guide me in finding the missing data, indicated by a quetion mark "?", especially re the UK), regarding my DUCKWORTH ancestors is as follows:
Marriage Certificate - St mary, Bury, Lancashire. Date: 20/12/1850
Groom: John DUCKWORTH
Residence: King St. Bury
Father: James DUCKWORTH (Wife: Betty ?) -b.?, (birthplace: ?, Chris: ?, age: ?, d. ?)
Bride: Sarah CALVERY (b. ?, Chris: ?, birthplace:?)
Residence: King St. Bury
Father: Thomas CALVERY (b. ?, Chris: ?, birthplace: ?, d. ?)
Witnesses: John HOWARTH and Samual BOUCHIER
1841 Census for Bury
Address: Back of North Street
Betty DUCKWORTH, age 35, Occ: Ch???????ary (b. 1806, Chris: ?, birthplace:?, d. ?)
John ditto, age 15, Occ: Bricklayer's assistant (b. 27/2/1825, Chris: 27/3/1925 - Saint Mary, Bury. d. ?)
Olive ditto, age: 14, Occ: Cotton Carder (b. 2/7/1827, Chris: 29/7/1827, Saint mary, Bury. d. ?)
Squire ditto, age: 11 (b.4/8/1829, Chris: 11/10/1829 - Saint Mary, Bury, d. ?)
James ditto, age: 5 (b. 7/8/1835 or 21/2/1833, Chrs: 23/8/1835 or2/6/1833 - Saint Mary, Bury, d. ?)
Edward ditto, age 3 (b.?, d. ?)
1851 South Bury Census
Folio: 155 Address: 16 Cross Street, Bury
John DUCKWORTH, Head, age: 26, Occ: Journeyman, Bricklayer, Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire
Sarah (CALVERY) ditto, Wife, age: 20, Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire (b.1830 or 1833, Chris: ?, birthplace: ?, d. 20/9/1872, age 49 in Adelaide, SAus)
Folio: 157, Address:William Street
Betty DUCKWORTH, Head, age: 44, Occ:Luandress, Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire
Olive ditto, Dau, age: 25, Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire (d. ?)
Squire ditto, Son, age: 21, Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire (d. ?)
James ditto, Son, age: 16, Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire (d. ?)
Edwrd ditto, Son, age: 14, Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire (d. ?)
Nancy ditto, Dau, age: 7, Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire (b. ?/?/1844, Chris: ?, d. ?)
Harriet ditto, Dau, age: 3, Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire (b. ?/?/1848, d. ?)
Isac ditto, Grandson, age: 10 m, Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire (d. ?)
John & Sarah DUCKWORTH's children:
Betsy DUCKWORTH (b.24/7/1853, Chris: 25/9/1853 - Saint Mary, Bury, m. 9/4/1874, age 20, Adelaide SAus. Groom: James KEATES, age: 22, Groom's father: William KEATES - d. ?)
Thomas ditto (b. 22/12/1855 - Adelaide, SAus, m. 31/7/1882 - St Luke, Adelaide, SAus., age: 26, Bride: Elizabeth SECKER, Bride's)father: Jeremiah SECKER - Brickmaker)
Elizabeth ditto (b. 31/7/1864 - Adelaide, SAus, d. 2/4/1866, age:18 m)
Ellen ditto (b. 4/10/1860 - Adelaide, SAus. d. ?)
Emily Jane ditto (b. 18/11/1857 - Adelaide, SAus, m. 17/11/1884, age: 25, Groom: William HAMMILL, age: 27, Groom's father: Willaim HAMMILL, SAus. d. ?)
John Albert ditto (b. 4/8/1862 - Adelaide SAus. d. ?)
Thomas & Elizabeth DUCKWORTH's Family:
Thomas DUCKWORTH, Head, Occ: Bricklayer
Elizabeth (SECKER) DUCKWORTH, Wife (b.?/9/1861 - East Dereham, Norfolk, England, d. 1938, age:77 - Sydney, Aus.)
Adelaide May ditto (b.26/4/1883 - Adelaide, SAus. d. 14/1/1884, age:8 m)
Albert Thomas ditto, Occ: Bricklayer (b.30/10/1886 - Sydney, Aus. d. 1959, age: 72, burried: 7/1/1959 - Brisbaine, Aus)
John ditto (b. 1888 - Sydney, Aus. d. ?)
Emily E ditto (b. 1891 - Sydney, Aus. d. ?)
Elsie ditto (b. 1891 - Sydney Aus. d. ?)
Albert Thomas DUCKWORTH was my Grandfather.
Tom DUCKWORTH (NSW, Australia)
Where are all the DUCKWORTHs in Lancashire? - if you are on this mailing list, please let me know who you are.
Just to say a big thankyou for finding Israel Eccleston for me in the 1891. I can now
take another 10 years off the search for the death date of Elizabeth Eccleston.
I knew she was around in 1881 and not around in 1901 but have never been able to find
a death registration. Now I see she was also dead by 1891. So I can concentrate my
search between 1881-1891.
Does any one know if there are any nonconformist Baptisms for the Bolton area? I am looking for the baptism of James Headdock/Haddock/Heydock & any other variant c 1825.
There is a possible baptism for him in the IGI in a Cof E church in Peel By Bolton but I have been advised to check the nonconformist records if possible
Many thanks to Ron, Sandra, Olive and John for
answering my post re: the above. I contacted the LEP
and was told " the film is broken". I have just this
evening emailed the Harris Library in Preston and
asked if they can help me and eagerly await their
reply, fingers crossed. I would like to check this in
person but can't because I live in the USA.
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Is there anyone with access to the BVRI 2 who can do a lookup for me?
I'm after Philip Thomas WALSH born 1822 in Manchester. I believe his parents to be Philip Thomas WALSH and Mary/Maria SMITH. I believe this family to be from Waterford, Ireland originally and therefore probably Catholic.
Cronulla, NSW, Australia
If the offer is still on the table could you please look up a family for me?
It is an unusual name so there won't be many but....
Here they are on the 1881
Ann Jane PLASKETT born 1842 Workington,Cumberland age 39 not really a widow just deserted!
Elanor Jane PLASKETT born 1866 Workington age 15
Annie Bridey PLASKETT born 1870 Workington age 11
Margt. PLASKETT born 1874 Workington age 7
Barbr. Bowness PLASKETT born 1859 Seaton, Cumberland age 22 Visitor
living at 51 Hill Street, Toxteth Park, Lancashire
If you can give me all the Plasketts in Lancashire that would be great. There were only 4 families in 1881.
William, Catherine, John Edgar etc....but would be otherwise satisfied with the one family.
Thanks for your kind offer.
Audrey Plaskett McMillen
Me too, a thousand thanks
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From: "francis hall" <eledor(a)bigpond.com>
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 12:44 AM
Subject: [LAN] thanks Sue Jones
> Hi List
> I would just like to thank Susan Jones for all her help with the 1891
census, it has helped me a great deal thanks again
> Doris in Adelaide no attachements
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Please would SKS take a look at the Milnrow census -Piece #3831 Folio 113 or
John Travis born : 1 Feb.1870 or 1871
Clara Travis born : 8 Jan 1868
Amy Travis born : 15 Feb 1897
I need to verify this family which, I believe, is erroneously listed by the
surname Waris in the 1901 census.
I hope someone can help.
Margaret Davidson, B.C. Canada
is there SKS out there with access to 1871 census i am looking for
information on the following if it's not too much trouble
john julius CROMPTON born abt 1836
thomas christian CROMPTON born abt 1819 and wife MARY
both are from the MANCHESTER area(probably SALFORD) and john julius is the
son of thomas christian
Many thanks in advance
I have not been following this list closely, as I have been pursuing
another branch of my family tree elsewhere, so I have not really picked up
what might and might not be possible to search for in Preston in the 1871
census. I'm sure SKS will tell me if I am asking the truly impossible, but
I'm seeking the following families (details from the 1881 census):
Dwelling: 42 Spring Gardens, Preston
Richard HOLT M 48 M Clitheroe, Lancashire, England Rel: Head
Sarah Ann HOLT M 48 F Manchester, Lancashire, England Rel: Wife
Henry HOLT U 24 M Manchester
John HOLT U 22 M Manchester
Sarah Jane HOLT U 18 F Preston
Frances HOLT U 16 F Preston
Martha HOLT 14 F Preston
Mary Ann HOLT 11 F Preston
Ellen HOLT 8 F Preston
Sarah Ann HOLT 4 F Preston
>From the PoB of Sarah Jane onwards, it seems the Holt family was living in
Preston from ca 1863 onwards. They and members of the family appear to have
lived in Spring Gardens for many years.
Dwelling: 28, Malt Street, Preston
Isabella WILCOCK W 55 F Lancaster
John WILCOCK U 18 M Preston
Richard WILCOCK U 15 M Preston
William WILCOCK U 10 M Preston
I am seeking not only the above, but also the father (William) who, from
young William's age, should still have been alive in 1871. Richard (by now
married) and William were still living at 28, Malt Street, in 1891. William
senior was a brewer by trade, and the address is Malt Street - any
connection, I wonder?
Dwelling: 29 Smith St, Preston
Charles ALBERT M 53 M Preston
Ellen ALBERT M 48 F wife Preston
George ALBERT U 17 M Preston
Margaret E. ALBERT 12 F
Mary ALBERT 6 F Preston
Annie ALBERT 4 F Preston
The family was still living at 29 Smith Street in 1891.
Can SKS provide anything on these families in the 1871 census?
Ron (also formerly of Preston, so no surprise there!)
William Frederick KORN
The family are at 45 Kendal Street, Everton, Liverpool RG12/2949 Folio 101
William F KORN 30 M Printer Lithograph all born Lancashire,
Mary A 30 M
Alice A 4
Joseph C 4 Son
Frederick A 8 mths Son