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Oswaldtwistle ... Padiham
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YATES - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Researching the ancestors of Joseph YATES and Jane Ellen BUTLER (bef 1874). In 1881, this family resided at Jackson Heights, Oswaldtwistle (RG11/4202/47)
Family Surnames: Butler, Yates
Walmsley - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Susannah Walmsley born in Oswaldtwistle 1900. Mother Margaret Ann nee Lord. Father William. Married Robert Seery 1926. Any connections to either Margaret Ann Lord or William Walmsley?
Family Surnames: Seery, Walmsley, Lord
Kershaw - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Emma(Emily)Kershaw married my grandfather in 1910 at St Paul's in Oswaldtwistle. Her father my GG was deceased at that time. My great grandmother was also was also named Emily nee Alden b Shropshire. Anyone researching the names Kershaw/Alden I would like to hear from you. Denis
Family Surnames: Kershaw/Alden
Vaughan, Bennett - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Trying to find details on Elizabeth Emma VAUGHAN b 1831 Salford. to David VAUGHAN b 1811 and Ellen VAUGHAN b 1806. Elizabeth Married James BENNETT b 1819. Married at St Mary's Church in Manchester 28-10-1850.
Family Surnames: Vaughan, Bennett
Morshead 1888- 1925 - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Trying to find any info on The Morshead families, particularly Frederick James Clifton Morshead who married in 1888 believed came from Cornwall and had a son named Frederick who was a fisherman. Havelock St. was an address in 1921.
Family Surnames: Morshead
Walmsley - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
I seek a classmate:John Baron WALMSLEY attended Accrington Grammar School 1952-58(?)He lived in Fielding Lane, Oswaldtwistle & had a sister Anne. Baron was his mother's family name. Formerly lived in Nelson.Married Karen Beaton in Christchurch, Hampshire/Dorset in 1968. Children may be Graham Anthony (b1970, Salisbury) and Stuart Ross (b1982 Torbay)... Bob
Family Surnames: Walmsley....Baron....Beaton
Bury family - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Many of my family used to live in and around Ossy years ago. GGF was Henry Bury. GF: Benjamin Bury.
Family Surnames: Bury
Preston family - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Many of my family used to live in and around Ossy years ago. GGF, John Preston, was blacksmith, born Pendleton, 1840. GF: Dennis Preston.
Family Surnames: Preston
DEAN/DAVIES - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Joseph Cronshaw Dean b 1900 and Martha Davies b c1900 married in 1921 at St. Oswald's Church, Knuzden. They were, before they married, next door neighbours at 7 and 5 Spread Eagle Street, Oswaldtwistle. They had a son in 1922 - Joseph J Dean who was born in the Blackburn registration district (which includes the above area). He also died in Blackburn registration district in 1996. I wonder if anyone has any knowledge of Joseph J Dean or any children he may have had if he married. Would be delighted with any information available.
Family Surnames: Davies/Dean
Lily Cross - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Desperately seeking the death certificate of Lily Cross died at 71 Cross Street Oswaldtwistle in 1923 she was 19 years old . She was the daughter of Nellie Hankinson and John Cross.She was Buried in Accrington Cemetery on March 12th 1923 .If anyone knows anything about the cause of Lily's death I would really appreciate it . I have checked Blackburn Register Office , Preston Reg. and Southport all to no avail .
Family Surnames: Cross Hankinson
David Brown - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
My grandfather David Brown was born in Oswaldtwistle in 1888. He married Susanna Slinger and they both worked in the cotton mills. I know my grandad served in the army in South Africa in Durban and other places, regiment unknown. I am trying deserately to get in touch with anyone one with any knowledge of him in the hope I get get a photo for my mother, now in her eighties. Can any one help?
Family Surnames: Brown
Bower in Oswaldtwistle - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Looking for any relatives or friends of the Bower Family from Oswaldtwistle. Last known: Harold Bower, Greengrocer and Mabel Bower. Also looking for any information on Henrietta Greenbank, married John Bower in about 1905. Any information welcome.
Family Surnames: Bower, Greenbank
conell/kenedy(variants) - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
patrick conell born oswaldtwistle 1866.warren lane any info names or place.or info on calico linen works.anything appreciated. christine
Shuutleworths in Moor End c1841-c1861 - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
My great grandfather Robert Shuttleworth b1857 lived in Moor End Oswaldtwistle, his Father was Thomas Shuttlewoth b1829 and his mother Elizabeth b1822, Robert lived at Moor End until his marriage to Mary Chambers in 1876 then he lived in Union Road and White Ash Lane. I would be grateful for any information on this family, particularly Thomas and his wife Elizabeth, if anybody knows her maiden name .
Family Surnames: Shuttlewoth
Benjamin Walmsley of Paddock House - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Looking to find all the children of Benjamin born around 1782.The 1841 census has his wife as Susannah and one son George b 1822. Same in 1851. Did he have an older son called James b 1808 a weaver of Stanhill? I know James' father was called Benjamin and was about the right age. James is a relative. Benjamin,(around1782)-James,(1808)-Benjamin,(1844) -Henry (1870)-James,(1903) James-Keith(1931)- Me Paul(1955)
Family Surnames: Walmsley
TATTERSALL, George born abt 1800 - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Looking for any information on Tattersalls of Oswaldtwistle and particularly George, born abt 1800 Oswaldtwistle. His occupation was a Calico Printer according to Census found for him in London in 1861 (Marylebone, Middx.) Possible but unclear that he was married to Isobel and then later Elizabeth Hanson. His son John born abt 1821 Altham, Lancs married Emma Carver (born 1817 Lancing, Sussex) in 1845. Still trying to identify a death registration for George and confirm marriages.
Family Surnames: Tattersall, Hanson,
Hazel Gregory of Oswaldtwistle - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Looking for Hazel Gregory who used to live in Oswaldtwistle when I last saw her, in 1967.
Family Surnames: Gregory
Taylor family Oswaldtwistle - (Oswaldtwistle - Lancashire)
Looking for info about William Thomas Taylor born 1883 to Alfred & Ellen Taylor I have found him with his mother & family on the 1891 & 1901 census but can't find him on the 1912 census wondered since he was epileptic if he had been sent to an institution in the area or just died.
Family Surnames: Taylor
Richard Porter - (Out Rawcliffe - Lancashire)
I am looking for information on Richard Porter, a farmer, born about 1795 in Thornton, Lancs, he married Alice who was born c 1795 in Preesall, Lancashire. They had four children James, Christopher, John and Jane.
Family Surnames: Porter
Swarbrick - (Out Rawcliffe - Lancashire)
Robert Swarbrick c1796 married Ann Readman in 1820. They had a daughter Margaret Swarbrick c1841 who married Richard Clegg of Pad(i)ham in 1860s. Also connections with Rawcliffe and Westby
Family Surnames: Swarbrick, Clegg
John Porter, Out Rawcliffe - (Out Rawcliffe - Lancashire)
John possibly born c.1825 and died before 1867. He married a Mary Ann Bleasdale and they had at least three children named Richard b.8 Aug 1846, James and Christopher b.1848 who both died in infancy. Any further information would be very helpful.
Hornby, Ormerwood - (Out Rawcliffe - Lancashire)
Im looking for info on an Alice Joanna Hornby b1854 the daughter of James Hornby b out rawcliffe c1820 he was listed as retired farmer on the 1871 census, Alice married Peter Ormerwood march 1887, they had 2 children Edward b 1886, listed as Hornby then Ormerwood, and James Ormerwood b 1888, in the 1901 census the family were living in Marton Blackpool on school lane, and edward was residing at midgland farm with the Swarbrick family
Family Surnames: Hornby, Ormerwood,
Nathaniel Calvert/Grace Harrison/ Henry Danson - (Out Rawcliffe - Lancashire)
I have a Nathaniel Calvert born in 1779 in upper Rawcliffe who married Grace Harrison in 1809...their daughter Elizabeth/Betty Calvert was born in 1811 in Rawcliffe she married Henry Danson in 1831...I wonder if anyone knows any more about the Calvert family? Thanks Janet
Family Surnames: Danson Calvert Harrison
Hornby - (Out Rawcliffe - Lancashire)
Looking for anything on the Hornby or Lewtas family in and around Out Rawcliffe
Family Surnames: Hornby
Hornby / Porter - (Out Rawcliffe - Lancashire)
My 2 x great grandfather's sister Mary Hornby b. c. 1814 in Out Rawcliffe married John Porter 28/11/1843 - he was around 10 years younger than her, possibly from Singleton and, in 1851 was a farmer of 112 acres. They had at least 3 children but then the trail goes cold for the whole family. I think John's father was William, but I can't trace anything here either. Is anyone else connected to this family?
Family Surnames: Hornby / Porter
Hutchinson - (Out Rawcliffe - Lancashire)
I am looking for info on William and Abigail Hutchinson who farmed 200 acres at Crane Hall, Out Rawcliffe, Nr. Garstang. Lancs. circa 1910. William and Abigail were parents to my Grandmother, Bertha Hutchinson who married John George Hird in 1900
LEWTAS - (Out Rawcliffe - Lancashire)
I am tracing all members of Lewtas families as it is quite a rare name. My gxg mother was Harriett Lewtas, daughter of Thomas. They lived in Poulton-le-Fylde and later in Blackpool.
Family Surnames: Lewtas
Entwistle- Woods - (Outwood - Lancashire)
Looking for relatives of Jonathan Entwistle who married Emmin Woods at Ringley Chapel Prestwich Lancaster in 1860 His residence was Outwood she came from Kersley any info welcome.He is my GGGrandfather.
Family Surnames: Entwistle -Woods
Edward Bibby and Agnes Willan - (Over Kellet - Lancashire)
Hi I am looking for any one who may have Edward Bibby in their tree. He was b 1863 and married at the parish church at Goosnargh 2nd June 1885. He gave his address as Over Kellet. His father was John Bibby a farmer. Also looking for Agnes Willan b 11/11/1861 at Burrow with Burrow, residence at time of marriage was Wittingham. Her father was George Willan and mother was Ann Willan nee Wilson
Family Surnames: Bibby, Willan
Dean family of Over Kellet - (Over Kellet - Lancashire)
John Dean and Mary Lawson were married in Clapham in 1759, but most of their children were baptised at Over Kellet. Two of these children were living in Clapham again in the 1841 census. I am looking for baptisms of children of Robert and Isabella Dean, very likely related to John and Mary, who were in Halton not far from Over Kellet, in the late 18th century, but in Clapham early in the 19th century.
Family Surnames: Dean, Lawson
Wilson's - (Overton - Lancashire)
Most of the Wilson's in the Overton/Middleton area seem to be in my tree - get in touch if they are in yours too!
Family Surnames: Wilson
Publicans Ship Inn - (Overton - Lancashire)
The Thompson family have farmed around Overton since 1713 I am looking for details of the Father of William Thompson born Overton 1808.William's Grandfather was William Thompson born 1871 in Ovetton
Family Surnames: Thompson
Village Blacksmith - (Overton - Lancashire)
Searching for information on the JACKSON family who were the village Blacksmith in the 1800"s
Family Surnames: Jackson
collins family - (Paddington - Lancashire)
1910 paddington census
Family Surnames: Collins
Clare And Hamblett - (Padgate - Lancashire)
Looking for information on Clare and Hamblett families of Padgate.
Family Surnames: Hamblett
Padgate (Patm near Padget) - (Padgate - Lancashire)
I have an ancester Henry Chester - 1861 census says he was born in Patm near Padget the1871 census says Bolton Can anyone help with the first place
Family Surnames: Chester, Padgate
Susan Harrison Cook - (Padiham - Lancashire)
I am researching my Harrison ancestry. My great great grandfather, John HARRISON, was born 12 Apr 1840 in Padiham. His father, William Harrison, was born about 1813 in Wiswell. The other family names I am researching are INGHAM and WHITAKER. The SAGAR family name has already been researched.
Family Surnames: Harrison Ingham Whitaker.
Leedham - (Padiham - Lancashire)
Looking for any info concerning leedhams in this area 1820 onwards.
Family Surnames: Leedham
Astin family - (Padiham - Lancashire)
I am researching the Astin family: Robert Arthur Astin bc1863 m Esmerelda around 1885 they had at least 7 children and in 1891 resided at 24 John st Padiham.
Family Surnames: Astin
waddington family - (Padiham - Lancashire)
trying to trace my granmothers family she was called elizabeth anne waddington who married thomas randolf pilkington and had daughters called gladys and joyce and she had a sister called edie
Family Surnames: Waddington
padiham - (Padiham - Lancashire)
trying to find out more about my granmother Elizabeth Anne waddington who married Thomes Randolf pilkington who had two daughters gladys and joyce they lived in george st until 1940 when they moved to sheerness kent
Family Surnames: Waddington
FORT; BLEZARD - (Padiham - Lancashire)
Christopher Fort b.1803 married Jane Blezard (m?)had daughter Agnes b.1841. Family originally came from Padiham, Ellel (Lancs) and later moved to Preston.
Family Surnames: X3 Fort Blezard
Thomas Simpson and Catherine Howard - (Padiham - Lancashire)
Looking for descendants of Thomas Simpson married to Catherine Howard. Children: Ann, Ellen, Margaret,Edwin, Jessie, May, Richard, Elenor all born between 1878 to 1896 in Padiham, Lancashire. Thomas parents: Benjamin and Ellen?. Catherine's parents: Edwin and Anne Farrell.
Family Surnames: Simpson, Howard
Garden street - (Padiham - Lancashire)
I am looking for any imformation regarding Garden street and surrounding area from the years 1700 to 1816 if anybody has any details or maps could they help
Bolton Family - (Padiham - Lancashire)
I am researching the family of Sanford Bolton of Padiham. He married Iasbella Marquis and one of his sons was Marquis Bolton who subsequently kept the Lamb Inn at Heywood
trying to find greatgrand mothers family - (Padiham - Lancashire)
i am trying to find anything on my grandmothers family she was called elizabeth ann waddington born about 1897 she had a sister called edith they both moved to kent around 1940 but it is their mother who was called jane fisher that i am trying to find more about i know they lived in padiham. elizabeth married a pilkington and edith a trelfal thank you
Family Surnames: Fisher
Ashworth: Padiham, Bury, Radcliffe - (Padiham - Lancashire)
I am looking for information about my 3 x great grandfather Jonathan Ashworth born about 1787 in Padiham. His wife was Ellen and they had children William (1821) Mary (1810) John (1811) Sarah (1825) all born in Padiham. Jonathan was a "fustian raiser" so I assume there must have been a fustian mill locally.
Family Surnames: Ashworth
pilkingtons, waddingtons, feather - (Padiham - Lancashire)
looking for any relations of mine through jude pilkington who married alice haworth and had a family, 1 of which was thomas randolph born 1894 he married my gran elizabeth ann waddington born 1897 they had 2 kids gladys born 23 nov 1921 and joyce born 1930 in padiham my grans also had a sister called edith who married a threlfal and had 1 daughter brenda grans father was alphonso waddington and her mother was a jane feather or feathers born 1878 i would be pleased to hear from anyone related or knows someone who is, i know they all came from the padiham, huncoat area thank you brian
Family Surnames: Pilkington, Waddington, Feather
Kay - (Padiham - Lancashire)
Seeking info on Mary Jane Kay who married William Cooney(coke burner) in 1872 Children Mary Ann 1874-Peter 1878-Margaret E 1880. William lived in Oswaldtwistle
Family Surnames: Kay
Mary Ellen Lambert ( Padiham ) - (Padiham - Lancashire)
I am searching for information about my great grandmother and her family. Mary Ellen Lambert married John Finn and had 2 children, Daniel Finn (my grandfather) and a daughter. I have been told she was related to Lamberts Bakers and her brother was a master baker and ran the shop in Padiham. Any information gratefully received.
Family Surnames: Lambert Finn
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