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BURNLEY - DAWE, HARRIS, THOMAS
Several members of my family (DAWE) moved from Yorkshire to Lancashire, settling mostly in Burnley and Briersfield, as verified by the 1881 - 1911 census records. From this point some of them travelled to Canada and the US. Others stayed in England. John Harris, his wife Jane Dawe and some of their children were buried in a Burnley Cemetery. Would like to hear from anyone who may be a descendant, have knowledge of any family member, or be knowledgeable about the area. Thanks.
red mail Crossley Robert
Looking for history of Robert CROSSLEY born 12.8.1904 and married to Hilda May Davies in Burnley 10.10.1928 Later moved to Blackpool Father Arthur Benjamin CROSSLEY
red mail Albert Arthur Lloyd (1869-1945) grocer
Hi My great grandfather, Albert Arthur Lloyd (DoB 28.10.1869) was born and brought up in Bolton and started his career in the grocery trade there. In 1891 (at the age of 21) he was recorded on the National Census as being a grocers manager boarding at 24 Richton Lane in Bolton. I presume he would have started work at the age of 13 or 14 as a grocers assistant and worked his way up. As a manager, he would most likely have been working either for a co-operative grocery store or one of the developing multiples rather than for an independent store. I understand that by 1909, more than 75% of grocery stores in Bolton were part of the co-operative movement and that co-operative stores were renowned for educating and advancing their young employees. 21 was, I would have thought, quite a young age to be a grocery store manager in those days and this is why I suspect that Albert Arthur Lloyd may well have been a co-operative grocery store employee. By 1901 he had moved to Burnley and by 1924 - probably earlier - had his own independent grocery store (called "The Canister" I believe) at 138 Colne Road. I understand that co-operative grocery stores were also well-established in Burnley, and it may be that he transferred from Bolton to Burnley to manage a co-operative grocery store there before setting up in business himself. I'm trying to find out more about his early career in Bolton and his store in Burnley and particularly if he was a co-operative or multiple grocery store employee in Bolton and/or Burnley and, if so, the particular stores he worked in. I seem to have exhausted the research I can do from a distance and personal circumstances prevent me from trtavelling to the local records myself. Does anyone living in Bolton or Burnley have any knowledge of the history of the grocery trade in these towns and/or familiarity with local records? If so I'd appreciate any help they might be able to offer. Gordon
red mail Benjamin Fielding
I am looking for information re Benjamin Fielding who married a Laura Hamer in Nelson in 1945. It was her second marriage, her first husband having been killed in WW2.
red mail William Cook (Whalley)
I am seeking information on my relatives, my grandfather was Henry Whalley, his brothers were Bill (William) and Lol , who were cricketers. I believe some family members used the Cook name other Cook-Whalley (or vice versa) or Whalley. Henry Whalleys second Marriage was to Mary Ann Cartwright. I am just beginning this process so don't have accurate dates.
red mail william chadwick 1848
hi there , i am looking for decendants of William Chadwick1848, born in baxenden , lancs, who was my great grandfather, they lived in barrack road, and habergham eaves, burnley, my great grandmother was called mary margaret lowery/chadwick / hutchinson, born in pittington , durham, 1856, thanks helen.
red mail crook family -burnley-
looking for any information on any of the following.... james crook (born around 1842) in burnley, he married mary (maiden name unknown) had 8 (maybe) children william (1865) thomas (1867) albert (1868) jesse (1869) robinson (1871) james (1877) maria (1880) mary (1883) all born in burnley. Thomas crook (1867) married catherine makinson (1865) think they had 10 children but 2 died, one of their children was named annie maud crook (1889) born burnley. Annie maud then married john gabriel ignatius moreton (1889) they had 3 sons, one of which is my grandad, frederick moreton (1929). i do know abit about them all but would like more .. marrage /death etc. if you know anything please get in touch many thanks suzanne
red mail Arthur Hope Binns
I am searching for any information for Arthur Hope Binns born 1874 in Burnley any help most welcome Thanks Susan
red mail family Farrington
any relations of Roger Farrington,married to Alice Duckworth in Croston, later moved to Rose grove Burnley. Daughters Margaret Ellen,& Elizabeth, son William, other family names, Boothman, Eastham & Bushby.Would love to know when they moved to Burnley and, when Alice died.
red mail Wilkinson
Looking to find relatives of Rennie Wilkinson married Mary Ellen Hargreaves.
red mail family farrington
I am looking for information about Richard Farrington, married to Margaret Norris June 1826. Margaret's father was called Roger, Richard's father was Thomas born 1790s, married to Ellen Cottam all from Croston, Mitheads Farm, Drinkhouses and Canneleach. Any infomation wold be useful, thank you.
red mail Varley/Hayes in Burnley
looking for any information on William Varley or Johanna Hayes...they were married in 1898, they had 3 children one of which was born in Canada.
red mail Ernest Sutcliffe and Florence May Forrest
Just starting out and have little information to go on. Any help getting started would be of great help. Ernest sutcliffe b. 26/7/1905 from Burnley Lancashire married Florence May Forrest b. 7/10/1905 from Leeds. I believe Ernest's mother was called Alice and Florence's mother was Florence Edmundson.
red mail Rawlinsons from Burnley
Researching great-grandfather, Columbus Cicero Rawlinson, son of Richard and Elizabeth Donovan Rawlinson born 17 Apr 1853 and died 25 Apr 1887 in Arcachon, France. He was a butcher by trade. Married to Mary Helen Heslop and had a son, James Holgate.
Chadwicks of burnley
I'm currently researching my grandmother's family from burnley, my grandmother's name Dorothy Mary Chadwick, born 1889, in burnley, and her sister's Ruth Ann, 1879, elizabeth 1877, bertha 1882, and margaret 1875, if anyone is related , please contact me,i'm especially intereseted in bertha, who no one, seems to know much about,thanks, helen
red mail Royston / Wilson
Wanting information on Royston / Wilson families from Burnley. James & Elizabeth Wilson children John, Catherine, Elizabeth b 1889(g/mother), Florence, James & Mary Ellen William & Mary Royston children William, Thomas, Richard b 1888 (g/father), Mary. Richard Royston m Elizabeth Wilson came to Australia in 1910, they were listed as `weavers` Any information on the other members of the family would be appriciated
red mail Sutcliffe Family
Does anyone know the occupation of William Sutcliffe who married Elizabeth Eckroyd and had a daughter Elizabeth born 22 August 1762? Also does anyone know if Elizabeth is the daughter of Thomas Eckroyd christened 6 January 1733?
red mail Bury/Jackson
Bertha Jackson married Arthur Bury about 1912 at Burnley. Any info. very much appreciated, Jean
red mail John Heap/Elizabeth Hartley
my gg grandfather John Heap born abt 1820/22 the son of Richard Heap (occupation overlooker), married Elizabeth Hartley Born abt 1815 at Habergham Eves, Burnley. Elizabeth was the daughter of John Hartley, his occupation was painter. Any info. regarding these families appreciated, Jan
red mail Woodward letters WWI
I have a Picasa album of scanned letters from WWI Private Arthur Woodward East Lancashire Regiment. It also contains related photographs/documents.
red mail Richard Sharples of Burnley and Stockport
I am trying to find out where my ancester Richard Sharples died. He was born in Burnley, (possibly Padiham) around 1821. He later married Mary Spencer and had several children including my great, great grandfather Fergus Sharples. The mystery seems to be that I cannot find a record of his death or where he was when he died as he is not buried with his wife and son. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail SAGAR JACKSON
Looking for family of William SAGAR born 1896 Burnley to William Sutcliffe and Mary Sarah SAGAR married Nelly JACKSON in Burnley 1922. Nelly was born Cheshire in 1899 and parents' were Jonathan JACKSON and Jessie Ann HEWETT. Thanks.
red mail Albert Edward SAGAR
Looking for any information on Albert Edward SAGAR born Burnley 1892 who MAY have married Ethel WHALLEY in Burnley 1911. His parents William Sutcliffe and Mary Sarah SAGAR. Ethel may have had a sister Grace born 1894. Thanks.
red mail McNamara, Dan and Ada
Looking for information on Dan and Ada (Briggs) McNamara (Married 1923) from Burnley area. They had two daughters Vera and Doris. Doris married Bill Fenn (1945). (We believe Vera married a professional football player but have no name at current date.) Vera possibly lived in Nelson or Preston. Looking for family and ancestry in England.
red mail Duckworth, Herbert and Susannah
Looking for Herbert and Susannah Duckworth, Burnley area in the at 3 Cloughton (?) St. About the 1950's. Susannah (Briggs) Duckworth would have been my aunt, looking for cousins and ancestry in England. Thank You
red mail hoyle/briggs family
We are looking for anyone related to William Henry and Margaret Emma (Thornton) Briggs,children Isabella, Mary, Alice, Elizabeth, Charles, Susannah, Bertha(Briggs) Hoyle, Ada, Henry, and George Briggs. Bertha was my Mother and she married James Hoyle son of Edward and Rhoda (Hartley) Hoyle. I Live in the US and would love to find some family from England. Thank You
red mail wiseman family
i am looking for a WILLIAM WISEMAN who was born in 1873 , He was in the army from a young age and in 1901 was stationed at CHESHIRE . At some point in his life he went to INDIA . Iwould like to find out more about him please , kathleen
red mail Freeman JOWETT
Looking for Freeman Jowett b 1886 (I believe) who m Evelyn Mason in 1920. He 'disappeared' sometime between 1923 and 1936. Their son Herbert Freeman Jowett was killed over Denmark in September 1943. Evelyn remarried 1937.
Burnley on the Hill/Brown/Glenford
Henry was the butler at Burnley-on-the-Hill owned by Charles Finch and his wife Lady Louisa. Henry's wife Mary stayed at the house when Henry died. Around 1793- Henry Born I found him and his wife Mary on a census at Lancashire in early 1800's approx.
red mail James Dean, Born 1818
I am trying to prove the parentage of James Dean, a tailor of Burnley, Lancashire. James' marriage certificate (to Martha Helliwell also spelt Ellewell, 1845) states his father as 'deceased'. James is listed in the 1841 census for Burnley living with Ellen Dean, age given as 58. I am working on the premise that this is his mother, which is supported by somewhat patchy IGI entries. There is also an entry in the Burnley (St Peter) parish records for a brth of James,"son of Ellen Dean of Heabey (Healey?) Wood, Habergham Eaves, baptised 22nd May 1818", which fits with IGI records, and loosely with his age at marriage and several censuses. James is also listed in the 1851 census as living with his sister (given on census entry) Harriet Parkinson. Harriet Dean married William Parkinson in Blackburn, 1836. The most likely candidate for James Dean's father is currently Thomas Parker, although IGI records are confused as to whether Ellen Dean and Thomas ever married (one IGI entry has an approximate mariage year of 1805, which may be surmised from the assumed start of their issue). To confuse matters further, the IGI also lists an Ellen Dean linked to Thomas Parker, but this Ellen is recorded as dying in 1811. Further linked (potential) relatives are John Dean born 1811 (thought to be brother of James and Harriet) who emigrated to America and has relatives in Utah, and much recorded (in IGI) parents of an Ellen Dean of John and Margaret (Peggy) Dean. Any additional information or help in clarifying the above would be very much appreciated. David
red mail Martha Litherland/Tatam
Martha Litherland married my great grandfather Albert Tatam in 1893. They lived in Brierfield. he died in 1899. I believed she moved to manchester or Liverpool. Does anyone know what happened to her? her parents stayed in Brierfield.
red mail looking for desendants of riley
I am looking for desendants of the following WILLIAM RILEY AND HENRY RILEY. William was born 1860 Lower House , Colne,to HENRY and ROSANNA RILEY , NEE CHADWICK,(they also had a sister BETTY b 1872, who married ALFRED WHALLEY in 1891)William married RUTH THORNBER in 1885, and had the following children VICTOR, ALBERT, ALICE JESSE AND GLADYS.they were living in Burnley during the 1901 census Henry married MARTHA ANN WHITTAKER in 1886 and had the following children HILDA EDITH AND GLADYS.They were living in BLACPOOL in 1901. I believe that Williams daughter GLADYS married HARRY BAXTER in 1924 and JESSE married ANNIE WILLIAMS also in 1924. If you believe that you may be connected to these people or have any info, no matter how small please contact me. Kind regards Brenda
LOOKING FOR A BLEZARD
Does anyone have any information about a soldier named Blezard ywho was killed in the Boer War. I believe he was a Captain but as I cannot find his name in the list of officers killed he may not have been. In with the letters my grandfather wrote home during the war there are two letters from a Mrs Blezard, the mother of the soldier, to my grandfather. One is written from an address in Belgravia, London, and the other from Towneley, Burnley. Can anyone help me identify who he was please?
red mail Caddy
I am searching for a Harry Caddy who was in the Lincolnshire Regiment during WW2. He lived in Burnley after the war and he was married, I think his wife was called Edith.
red mail Harrison
my grandparents were Arthur George Smith and Florrie (nee Harrison). I would guess they were born in the 1880's.My late fathers birth certificate mentions Burnley. My father, also Arthur George was born in New Zealand in 1914. He later moved to South Africa where his children were born. We all have Keirby as a middle name and were led to believe that there is a link to the Keirby family in Burnley, perhaps on Florrie's side. Any info????
red mail John Critchley Pemberton
My gt uncle was a G.P in Burnley around the early 1900s. He was married to Nita and there was a daughter Phoebe Evelyn Winifred known as Evie. Circa 1910 John emigrated to Canada with his daughter and died in Winnipeg.If anyone has information about what happened to Nita whose birth name was Jeanette or Jane Weir Gordon, please contact me.
red mail Burnley Family History
Researching Parker, Delooze, Fletcher, Lane, Jones and Bibby in Burnley, Lancashire
Jones & Dinn family of Burnley
Looking for family of William Jones born 1874 in Burnley, married Rachel Arkwright 28 Dec 1895 in Wigan, had Charles, Margaret, John, Nellie, in England, Sydney in Canada, Doris, Olive, Evelyn, Melvin, Gidley, Gladys in Michigan USA. Wm father might have been Thomas Jones and Margaret Dinn.
Pomfrets, Burnley
Searching for information on William Pomfret born about 1801 in Blackburn, Lancashire and married to Elisabeth Harwood, b 1805 in Baston, Lancashire. They had 3 children born in Burnley from 1838 through 1843. One of which Sarah Elisabeth Pomfret b 1843 is my great-grandmother. Will happily exhange any data on the family My data includes information from the United States after 1860 to date.
red mail WILKINSON, ASTEN, ASTON
I am researching Volney Wilkinson (b Burnley 1845) and Volney Asten (Aston?) (b Burnley 1841). This research is part of a project looking at the influence of the French freethinker, Comte de Volney, whose writings inspired many working people in the US and the UK to the extent that geographical features and children were named after him. If there is anyone out there who has information about the parents of these Volneys or about the material available in working men's reading rooms and circulating libraries in Lancashire or elsewhere in the 18th and 19th C, I'd be extremely grateful if they would get in touch
red mail magnall/marsden
I am trying to find out more information about my great grandfather James Magnall Marsden. Born in 1897. 1901 census places him in St Peters Parish. Parents William and Jane sister Alice.
red mail Pickup Pickup
looking to find parents of pickup pickup born Burnley 1800. Married Mary Charles 1820 at St. Peters. Moved to Holcombe 1825 and was farmer. Died 1880 in Ramsbottom. Children includes Hannah, George,Sarah, Giles, Anglina, George, John
red mail Ramsbottom Family
I am looking for any information on the Ramsbottom family from 1750 - 1900 who came from Huncoat/Altham nr Burnley in Lancashire
red mail Sharp/Sharpe
I am searching for the Sharp/Sharpe family of Burnley. I am back to the early 1800s when William Sharp married Catherine Dooley.
red mail Wilson and Osborn
I am interested in any information relating to Andrew Wilson 1895 , Tom Wilson 1890 , William Wilson 1887 emigrated to America , George Wilson 1886 and alice Wilson 1884 . I am also interested in any information about the Osborn family , Horatio , Mabel , Flora , Jim ( Big Jim Royce ) , Carrie and Charles.
red mail Pollard Family
Hi - looking for decendants of Pollard Family in Burnley: John Pollard 1871 married Mary Moore -Gertrude 1891; Henry 1899; siter Annie married Daniel Hoyle! also from Burnley - decendants of: Robert Hoyle 1879 (married Fanny Astin); Martha 1876; Sarah 1868;
red mail Family Stories Required
Hi - would be interested in any stories from Friends or Families connected with Culeen's Circus in Burnley circa 1870's - 1900's. I Have info to share! Thanks!
red mail Wilcock family
I am looking for any information on my grandfather, Clifford Wilcock d.o.b. 25/12/1905, born in Burnley, Lancs. His parents were both cotton weavers: George Wilcock and Harriet Wilcock (nee Burnett),also born in Burnley. Clifford had a sister, who may be called Annie. any information relating to this family would be greatly received
red mail winningtons /Handleys of Burnley
I am researching the Winningtons of Burnley. My great great grandmother Elizabeth Handley from Coverdale,Yorks moved to Burnley around 1871 with 2 children John Handley born 1853,Mary Ann born 1855. Mary Ann married William May in 1872 and was known as Winnington at that time. John also Winnington by then married Ellen Thornton and had 3 children - Mary Ann Winnington born 1877,Anthony Winnington born 1879 and Robert born 1881. In 1881 they were living in Trafalgar Road. John was a cabinet maker. Any information appreciated. Anthony married in Burnley in 1907 and Robert also in 1907 . There must be family out there!
William Bannister b 1835 Burnley
William was my great grandfather. He rose from being a dipper in the cotton trade in Hapton to a grocer and draper in Burnley. I want to find out what became of his son James Bannister b 1862 in Clow Bridge, Hapton; I have seen a report that he emigrated to Australia after 1881 and became a successful sheep farmer, but I have not been able to find him.
red mail Harrop
Seeking relatives or information of James, Fred and Ada Harrop. James was husband of Annie, fred husband of Janet. James and Annie moved to Wales approx 1949.
red mail Reids of Burnley
Seeking descendants of Robert Reid & Isabella Edmond and their family, Robert Arthur, Peter Edmond, Helen McFarlane (Johnstone) Catherine Cust (Walton) and Isabella (Greenwood & Mills)
John Howorth's book.
My ancestor's brother John Howorth, was a well known Methodist in Burnley in the 1870's/80's, and was Mayor one year. He started the Mechanic's Institute, and wrote a book for the boys, called I seem to remember, "Of common things". (about how things work). We had a copy in the family at one time, but nobody knows where it is now. It may have been printed privately, as I can't find it through any publisher. If anybody knows of this book, do, please let me know.
red mail SALMON family Burnley
I am interested in the SALMON family in Burnley. They are related to me through my maternal Grandmother. Her mother was Mary Pauline Salmon daughter of Mary Agnes and William Salmon. He was the son of James and Hannah Salmon. If there is anyone with info I'd be eager to share through this site. Thanks
red mail Kershaw-Burnley to Canada
I am looking for information about my father's family. As far as I know, they were from Burnley. His name was Robert Kershaw (b 1920) His parents names were James and Ethel. They immigrated to Canada in 1923 (to Montreal). Any information would be appreciated
red mail SALMON
Looking to get in touch with any Salmon family currently living in Burnley. I have two Salmon families in Burnley from the 1700's up to 1901 and cannot connect them together. Hoping someone still living can help. I will gladly share my info. Mary
red mail Shackleton- Burnley
My Gt.Gt.grandfather Mitchell Shackleton b.c. 1817 was born at Briercliffe,Burnley, Lanc's ( Father was Joseph Shackleton who married Mitchell's mother, Sarah Nuttall ). Mitchell married Sarah Smith( also known as Elizabeth) in 1842 and had 8 children, the eldest being Benjamin, my Gt grandfather b.c.1843. He became a Police Constable and on moving to Bolton, inorder to help with a murder enquiry, he was promoted to sergeant. Benjamin married Mary Dawson and went on to have six children, the youngest being my Grandmother Mary b.c. 1883. I would love to hear from any of the descendants of the above especially as the Shackleton name appeared to be less common in the Burnley area, in the mid- 1800's, than in Yorkshire.
red mail Ramsbottom/Sagar. Burnley
I am looking for info on Alice Hannah Ramsbottom who married John Sagar in 1886. In particular info on her parents. I know John was born in Burnley, Alice Hannah was born in either Burnley or Blackburn
red mail Astin / Harrison
Info if any on Alice Astin b.1854 and her family who lived in the Daneshouse area. She married Samual Harrison at Holy Trinity Church in 1872. Samual is the son of Hartley and Jane Astin (nee Halstead). Sam and Alice had 4 daughters and one son. Lucy Hilda b 1891, Lily b 1884, Florrie b 1882, Mary Jane b 1878 and Albert George b 1873. Census suggests couple may have spent much of the marriage living apart, Sam in lodgings, Alice for a time lived on Gordon St Daneshouse. There may be relatives of Albert still in that area, he died in his early 30's. Lucy Hilda married James William Bradshaw (see entry Camborne re Champion family)
red mail DAVIDSON
Looking for family of Andrew DAVIDSON and Sarah SKELTON. Their children were Edith DAVIDSON born 1884 married Frederick SAGAR, Jessie DAVIDSON born 1886 also married Fred SAGAR, Emily DAVIDSON born 1891 married James DELOOZE, and Charles Edward DAVIDSON born 1894. Jessie SAGAR emigrated to New Zealand and her father Andrew visited New Zealand as an old man. Thanks Dorothy
red mail POLLARDs of Burnley
Hi I am looking for information on Arthur POLLARD (b after 1901) who married Florry. They had a child June POLLARD. Any information gratefully received! Thanks,
red mail PYE family of Burnley
Hi I am looking for information on the PYE family of Burnley. Particularly Hartley PYE (b c 1892) who married Jane (Annie) POLLARD, their daughters Eleanor (Lena) PYE or Amy PYE. Would love to hear from anyone looking for these families. Thanks
Book On Burnley
I have a book titled Memories Of Burnley---Nostalgic photographs of local places,people and events-1930 to 1970.I picked this book up in a charity shop and would like to offer it to someone connected to and interested in Burnley.I will send it to someone free of charge on provision of a postal address.
red mail Whalley's From Burnley
Alfred, Bett Whalley both born 1872 Ethel Whalley born 1891 Grace Whalley born 1894, Colne Ethel married Marcus Sherrock 1913 in Bolton Seeking information ongoing for Grace and Ethel Thankyou Barbara Anyone searching this family going backwards or forwards past 1948 please contact me as I have 4 generations backwards and forwards
red mail Hulmes family
Anybody any info on the Hulmes family in Burnley?
red mail Cooney /Kay
Would like to contact any Cooneys in Burnley/Padham area for info on William Cooney(1856)who married Mary Jane Kay in 1872.Children-Mary Ann 1874-Peter1878-MargaretE1880
red mail SCOTT of Burnley
Looking for information re birth/christening of Jane SCOTT born about 1827/28 in Burnley. She married Joseph PICKTHALL 27.03.1851, and her father Henry SCOTT is known to be dead by this time. Information also re Henry SCOTT requested. There was also a William, witness at the wedding, maybe Jane's brother.
Eastwood and Milnes
I am looking for the parents of James Eastwood (b 1808 Burnley) and Mary Ann MIlnes (b. 1811 Leeds)who were married 22 June 1829 in St. Peter's Church, Burnley. James' father might be Enos Eastwood, (b. abt 1775, Burnley) but would like some verification if possible.
thompson family
looking for info on Thomas Thompson Private in the 9th Yorks and Lancaster Regiment WW1 I believe he came from Burnley born 1880
ORMROD, William G
Born ~1846 in Burnley. In ~1873, m. Mary?. He d. ~1906. His father was Richard Ormrod, b. 1819 in Tatham. He was manager at Low Foulsham Farm.
red mail Magson/Dennegan
Robert and Annie L. (Magson) Dennegan of Burnley, daughter Mary and Frederick McDonald around 1917 in Rhode Island USA. Children: Robert (1918)Lilly (1919) Georgina may (1920)Carl Edmund (1926?)Paul Russell (1929)Grace Louise (1930?)
red mail Pollard (Habergham Eave, Burnley)
I am looking for ANY information (but especially parents) for Richard Pollard (born about 1791 in Burnley) or for his wife Margaret (born about 1797 also in Burnley). In the 1851 Census they were living in Habergham Eave with their children Jane (20), William (18), Elizabeth (17), Ellen (12) and Mary (10).
red mail Burnley
Woodvine, Sutcliffe, Catlow, Simpson
red mail Hanson - Burnley
Hi, Looking for ancestors of: Walter and Jessie Hanson, from Burnley, Lancashire - children: William, Donald & Betty. Members of this family immigrated to Canada early 1900's. Cheers, Reg
pilkington waddington
can anyone help i am putting a family tree together for the grand kids and i am stuck on one thing i am looking for my grandmothers side she was elizabeth ann waddington who married thomas randolph pilkington in 1920 they had 2 daughters gladys and joyce , i beleave her mother was a jane fisher and its her i am trying to find out about my gran and family moved to kent about 1940 but until then had lived in padiham when they left they had lots of relatives still in the burnley area and i hope there is still some left to help thank you brian
red mail JOHNSON from Burnley area
looking for any details on my gggrandfather's ( William JOHNSON ) siblings they were Jane born circa 1827 Clitheroe may have married in Burnley 1854 , Isabella born circa 1830 Preston , James born circa 1837 living at Haslingden on 1881 census , Eli a blacksmith , born Preston 1840 , found him living at Great & Little Marsden 1881 census and Abraham born Clitheroe 1841 Would love to make contact with a living descendant
red mail Pollard
Hi I am looking for information on the Pollard family. In particular Richard born 1/3/1904 (a motor driver)and his wife Lilian Pollard (nee Simpson) born 27/1/1903. Also Richards father Robert Riley Pollard (born 1871) and his wife Eleanor (nee Ellis) born 1876. Any info much appreciated. Thanks.
red mail professional cricketer
searching for any info on William Cook cricketer.He changed his name from whalley approx 1902, born mid 1880's died 1940's. He played for lancashire and england during his career.He had 2 brother's one called jack also a cricketer who lived in padiham not sure of other brothers name
red mail Family Art Work W H Watson Lived Burnley
Looking to see if anyone has any art work painted by my Grandfather W.H Watson (William Henry)between probably 1901 and the beginning of the first world war, he and his brother Fred used to paint in oils or charcoal and give the paintings as gifts to couples getting married or other family events. Are there decendents of this Watson branch still in the Burnley area?
red mail Sarah Whitaker/Greenwood/Shackleton
Looking for Sarah WHITAKER born 1832. Father James (a farmer). Sarah married Robinson SHACKLETON in 1860 in Burnley but before Robinson she (presumably) married a someone GREENWOOD. A son, John Greenwood-Shackleton was born in 1860 prior to the marriage. Robinson remarried in 1866.... what happened to Sarah? Would be grateful for any information. Thankyou. Glenys
red mail Bear/Simpson
Grandfather Ernest Blear married Nellie Simpson in Burnley 1910 had two children Amy and Ivy born 1914 1915 in Burnley Killed 1st war sister Nellie had son Jack. Amy married Bill Geard 1939 Ivy Married David Scully 1936?. Geard and Scully families emigrated Ontario Canada. Anyone knowing of these families please write.
red mail Looking for family
Looking for Rubar/Sultana family living in burnley/pen, Lancashire England in 1990. Thank you in advance! Paula
red mail Cooney
Researching William Cooney Coke burner.b 1854 Tipperary. Married Mary Jane Kay (Padiham) in1872. Children Mary Ann-1874, Peter-1878, Margaret-1880, Bridget-1882, Cathrine-1886, Emily-1889,Elizabeth-1891. He lived in Oswaldtwistle For a short time.Any info much appreciated
red mail Martha Stringer - Burnley
Trying to find information on my great grandmother, died giving birth to my grandma who was born 31/8/1900. Lived in Burnley, believe working in service at time. My grandma Emily Stringer went to live for a short time with what I believe was her fathers family (William Wilson) - (fathers name was not on birth certificate. I cannot find any trace of Martha's death anywhere.
red mail Robinson -Stoneyhome
Looking for the parents of William Mashiter Robinson B. c1873. Father was called John Robinson.
Mary Ann Milner, early 1800's
Mary Ann Milner is my great-great-grandmother. She married James Eastwood in 1838 in Burnley (he was a blacksmith) I know that she gave birth to Moses and Elisabeth Eastwood in 1842 and 1844. Moses was my great-grandfather and I have much information about him from that point on but I have almost nothing on his parents, James Eastwood and Mary Ann Milner. Would appreciate any help or suggestions.
Sarah Eastwood
The Sarah Eastwood (b.April 4, 1871)I was enquiring of turned out to be the daughter of Moses Eastwood and Sarah Ann Pomfret both of whom were born in Burnley , 1842 and 1843 respectively. They were married in 1862 and lived in Burnley until 1882/1883 when they and their children emigrated to Paterson, New Jersey, USA. He was a blacksmith and she was employed as a cotton weaver. If any one has information on Moses's grandaparents I would be very interested. His father was James Eastwood,also a blacksmith, b. in the early 1800's in Burnley. His mother was Mary Ann Milner.
red mail Easton
I am searching for any information on my Greatgrandmother,Mary Ellen easton who was born in Birmingham in about 1860,She then moved to Burnley,Lancs,where my Grandfather James Easton was born in 1883,there was no father,s name on his birth certificate. They lived in the Pickup Croft area of Burnley in the early part of the 20th century. This is the only information I have, if anybody has any further info,I would appreciate it
Geoffrey Spencer
I am looking for details of my grand father, Geoffrey Spencer who married Edith Maudsley Brotherton (both from Burnley). Edith gave birth to my mother, Joan, on 11th June 1915 and Edith died very young in about 1922. Geoffrey eventually married again and went with my mother and her brother to live in Fort William, Ontario in Canada. I would like to contact my cousins or anyone who knows anything about this family. Thank you - John
red mail Brierley Family
I am looking for details on the BRIERLEY family from Burnley. My great great grandfather was Nuttall Brierley born around 1858 in Lancs Facit. He lived with his mother-in-law Sarah HOWARTH in 1901. My Great Grandfather was William Thomas Brierley born in Burnley around 1894. His daughter Edith was born 18 April 1920 in Burnley. She married my Grandfather Charles Thomas SMITH on 5 July 1945 in Burnley. They then moved to Bermondsey, London. Does anyone know of Edith my grandmother? All help is greatly appreciated.
red mail Blakey
Gt grandfather Richard Blakey b. 1833 Burnley, married Ellen Fenlon from ( Ireland ) 1867 they had 9 children and ended up at Spennymoor Co. Durham, looking for their parents and siblings
Dickson or Dixon abt 1799
Can anyone assist with the forebears or siblings of Daniel Dickson or Dixon born Burnley, LAN abt 1799 ? Daniel worked as a woolcomber in his early years, later moving to Haughton-le-Skerne near Darlington, DUR where he settled and married in 1829. At the time of his marriage he signed himself as Dickson but shortly after adopted or reverted to the DIXON spelling. It has been suggested that Daniel's parents may be the Daniel Dixon and Jane Ford who married at Burnley in 1797. Another possible connection is Francis Dixon a woolcomber from Burnley aged 17 yrs who was recorded with the Royal Lancs Volunteers in 1782.
red mail HEBDEN family - Burnley
Anyone researching their HEBDEN family in Burnley? I'd like to hear from anyone related to William, Walter, Thomas or Robert Hebden in the area, or any of the Burnley HEBDEN families.
red mail threlfall
looking for ancestors of threlfall family. grandad bc186 married martha jane astin c1907. lived in the westgate area of burnley.
red mail looking for
I moved to Australia in 1977 and would like to get in touch with my friend Ann Lee (nee Ingham)
burnley
anyone know frederick shoebridge who worked on the Railroad in early 1900,s had a son named LESLIE SHOEBRIDGE born 1908
red mail Southern & Johnson Families of Lancashire
Researching Southern and Johnson Families in Burnley ca 1770-1886. Specific names: Frederick Boam Southern (Attorney's Clerk) b 1849 son of: John Southern (Attorney't Clerk) who was the son of: James Southern (builder). Ellen Johnson daughter ofRichard Johnson (Hair Dresser) married John Southern in Burnley 1848. Ann Catherine Johnson is related to Ellen - unknown how. James Howorth and Henry Marsden Ormerod were friends of John and Ellen. Southern & Johnson Families of Lancashire
red mail floyd families in burnley
the floyds moved from cornwall to burnley about 1850.Some of floyds still live there so lets hear from you.
red mail Robinson - burnley area
Robinsons connected with the burnley area other places include: Haslingden, Habergham Eaves & Nelson. 1860's onwards.
red mail Hanson
Researching some Hanson families in Burnley. For example Ratcliffe lived Halina St.
red mail Whitehead
Searching for Whiteheads in the Burnley/Todmorden area related to John Whitehead (son of Anne Whitehead) and children Gertrude Mary and Eliza Anne(twins), John William, Ethel and Charles Percy. All living at 40 Hufling Lane in 1901.
red mail Magnall
Some of the Magnall family seem to have moved to the Burnley area about 1860. I have been researching the Magnall / Mangnall family for many years and would welcome any information about or contacts from anyone with information. Paul
red mail Missing Cousins
Please if you are out there will you get in touch Charles and Malcolm or any Adams relation used to live in Burnley many years ago need help with family tree
red mail Burnley
Names: Whitehead


 
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