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red mail Samuel Street, Heywood
I am trying to find out where Samuel Street used to be in Heywood. My great, great grandfather lived there in 1895 according to his marriage certificate. I am assuming that it was close or near to St James Church as that is where he was married to Hannah Maria Brown. I have tried numerous google searches but to no avail. Any information is much appreciated!
red mail Nobles of Heywood
Trying to find any information on the Nobles (Mineral Water manufacturers in Heywood) William b.1829 and son James b.1873 ran the business. Cannot find the parents of William or his Birth and he seems to have evaded 1841/51/61/&71 census returns. Any info would be much appreciated>>>especially by family in NZ.
red mail Nicholls and Walmsley
Looking for information on Frank Nicholls (B:1891) and Jessie Redfern (B:1893) who lived in Heywood, Lancashire. They imigrated to Canada and had children. I have all the info from Canada but looking for Heywood info and pics. Franks parents were Edwin Nicholls and Maria Walmsley. Jessie Redfern's parents were George Redern and Rachael Drinkwater
British Gunners Reception Toronto August 1907
I am posting this here, as I'm not sure where to post it. I have a newspaper clipping about the British Gunners Reception in Toronto August 1907. People in the picture include: Sergt Ross QOR, Sergt Major Hewitt QOR, Sergt Shopley 9th field Battery, Sergt Nobe Royal Grenadiers, Sergt Major Burridge 9th Field Battery, Sergt Forlett 9th Field Battery and Quarter Master Sergt Wright, 9th field battery. Of course being so old it is a little grainy but not bad.
red mail Ashton/Peers/Howarth/Filton
I am looking for any information about Fred Ashton b. 26 Dec. 1888; Annie Peers b. 19 Mar. 1888, Both emigrated to Canada. Also Fred Ashton's Parents Thomas Ashton and Mary Ellen Howarth. Annie's parents William Peers (b. 1846, d.1906) and Elizabeth Filton. Also Fred's Siblings: George; Harvey; Alice; and Emily.
red mail roah mill
does anyone have any old photo's of the roach mill or any old photo's of "the back o moss" please.any old photo's of heywood would be appreciated many thanks
red mail Kent in Heywood
My great grandmother (Jessie) was born in Heywood in 1876. Her parents were Francis Henry Kent and Alice Kent. Francis was a fireman and he died at the age of 27 in 1879. I would like to find out the cause of his death. The parents of Francis were George Henry and Rachael. George was a stationer and Printer. I'd love to see anything that someone may have that was from his store which was located at 26 York Street. I am looking for any family members connected to the Kents. Thank you.
red mail Mayor of Heywood 1915-1916
Any details please about Alderman Richard Grundy JP who was the Mayor of Heywood from November 1915 to October 1916. He lived at Lea Bank, Manchester Road, Heywood. Thank you.
john barlow
Looking for ancestors/descendants of John Barlow (1814-1878) of Heywood who married Anne Gregson 1840. He was a weaver. They had children: Alice born 1841; Mary born 1842 married Abraham Holt; and my ancestor Robert (1846-1912) who married Emma Whitworth 1864 and emigrated to Fall River, Massachusetts, USA in 1873.
red mail pilkington
my grandfather was richard pilkington married to edith they lived in heywood and my great grandfather had a pub in the town my dad was called daniel he had 2 sisters rose and may and a brother thomas
red mail Dawson
Gertrude Dawson born 1896 in Wigan married Fred Bell born 1899 in Heywood. They married in 1927 in Heywood. Anyone any contact with this couple or thier descendants. - Olive Tamar Dawson b 1893 married Thomas Ernest Dawson born 1892. They married in Heywood in 1918 - anyone know anything about this couple. - Looking for information or descendants og Gladys Dawson born 1903 and Fred Dawson born 1909 - both born Wigan. Parents were Newark Shipley Dawson and Jane Leech, family may have moved to Bury area. - Looking for information or descendants of Joyce Dawson born 1923 and Colin Dawson born 1924 in Heywood. Parents Sydney Dawson and Annie Lord who married in 1922.
red mail Taylor, Thomas
Looking for more details of Thomas Taylor b 1836 Heywood, Lanacashire. Married Jane Millwood, data and place unknown, but later moved to London as an engineer/train driver. Parents Charles and Hannah
red mail Riley surname
I have my Riley family in Heywood in the 1841 census. The family consists of John and Esther and their children - Mary, John, Hannah, Martha, James and Elizabeth. Their son, John, married Mary Barnes in Bury and by 1851 is in Pendleton. In the 1870's this family immigrated to Fall River, MA. Anyone else have Riley's in this area in 1841?
red mail Fred Brown
My father was Harry Brown Holland born in Hill st Heywood in 1910 His mother was Annie Elisabeth Holland, I believe his father was Fred Brown. There were 2 Fred browns living in Heywood at the time but our one has passed heart disease on to our family so this could be a clue to anyone out there who may be related. Please contact me if you can help. Pete.
red mail Simpson Hill Maternity Home
Has anyone heard of or know of the existence of such a place in the 1950's in Heywood? It is named on my birth certificate as the place where I was born, but as yet have been unable to find out anything about it
I am looking for information on Richard Wolstenholme. All I know, is that he was a "painter" and had a son James Wolstenholme born 1836 in Heywood, Lancashire and he was a clogger. He married Mary Evan in August 1857. Any help would be very much appreciated. Regards, Nancy
red mail Moore Family
I am looking for decendants or any information on a John Moore bn .c1794 Bury Lancashire ,occ Shopkeeper ,wife Martha Moore ,bn. c1797 Lancashire ,occ. Shopkeeper in 1841 living in Church Street Heap.Children of John and Martha ,Joseph Moore bn .c1820 ,Hannah Moore ,bn.c1824 ,Mary Moore bn. c1824 and Samuel Moore bn. c1835 , all born in Lancashire .
red mail Tobacco Factory
Understand there was a Tobacco factory around the bury area anybody have any info?
red mail Edward Skelton..Heywood
Looking for information on Edward Skelton who worked at the tobacco factory and lived in Beck May Street,Heywood..think he died in 1956. any information would be a great help.
red mail Samuel Taylor
Looking for details of Samuel Taylor, b 1858 in Heywood, father Johnson Taylor, mother Sarah. He worked as a groom/coachman and later lived in Bury, married Jane Stott.
red mail CURTIS
Am looking for information on James & his wife Elizabeth Curtis, children Cable (Kabel) John, William, Elizabeth, Mary Ann, Caroline & Sharlot. Sharlot was born in Lancashire all the others I think in Suffolk but the family had moved to Bury/Heywood by 1841.
red mail Matthew
Looking for info on the Heywood branch of the Matthew family. Samuel Matthew was born about 1835 in Heywood and his father was Richard Matthew born about 1811 in Lancashire. His mother was Sara. He married Elizabeth, also from Heywood born about 1834. I am happy to share the info I have so far.
red mail Crossley/Butterworth/Hammersley
Looking for Crossley in Heywood, Grace & Alfred (greengrocer) born early 1800 had a son Marshall (greengrocer Manchester Street Heywwod) who married Adeliza, they had two children - Elizabeth Ann born c1880 and Alfred born c1890. Afred was killied in WW1 in greece 1918, Elizabeth Ann married James Butterworth and had a daughter Ada born 1902/3 We do not know the maiden names of Grace or Adeliza or anything of James. Ada had a daughter Joan, and later married Harold Hammersley, who already had 3-4 children one of whom was named Ileen, she became Ileen Breen and emigrated to the USA. We believe that adeliza, James & Elizabeth Ann moved to Chester, but are unsure when. any info would be greatly appeciated. many thanks
Pilkington family
trying to locate any pilkington 's my ggrandad was Daniel Pilkington, who had the kings head in Heywood, my Grandad was James Pilkington, he had a brother Richard and a sister Lily, James was married to Mary Agnes Parkinson, and they moved fron Heywood to Rochdale,they had 4 Children one which was my dad WILLIAM He was born 1911 any info gratefully received, Thanks Gloria
red mail Barlow, Heywood
Have done a little research on the Barlow family, Heywood, would appreciate any information
red mail Cheers
Looking for information on John Cheers born c 1862 Heywood. Wife Sarah Ann Barker married in 1888. Sarah died 1890. Did John take a second wife. Any info appreciated.
red mail Coleman and Varney
Seeking any connection to Isaac Coleman who married Jessie Varney (Emerson) 1908 in Salford, then lived at 55 Miller St. Heywood.
red mail Looking for John Reddy
I am trying to find out what happened to John D.O.B.10/02/1876 and Margaret Reddy D.O.B 28/8/1888 parents were Simon & Sarah Reddy moved back to Heywood in 1877 then went to Birkenhead. Moved back in 1882.and had 14 children I have found all of the 12 children, but for John and Margaret. The Family stayed in Heywood. One went to live in the USA. Any help would be welcome.
red mail John Kershaw of Gristlehurst b.1697
Trying to find details of John Kershaw of Gristlehurst b.1697, who was married to Mary Leach, who had 6 sons and 1 daughter and who died 23 February 1778 and interred at Heywood. My family tree on my mothers side has six generations of Kershaws interred at Heywood. Any help pushing the Kershaw tree back before 1697 would be very helpful
red mail Nicholls
Looking to contact any descendant of Annie Nicholls (b 1841 Bridlington Yorks). She was married to James Francis Nicholls and her children were Edwin, Arthur, Alfred, Charles, Bertha and Clara
red mail Bolton Family
I am looking for information on the family of Marquis Bolton 1830 - 1889 who married Ann Rawlinson 1839 - 1899. they had at least 11 children. Mary Lydia, Jane, Tom, Henry, Marquis, William, Rawlinson, Ernest, Joshua, Harry, Annie Isabel. At one time Marquis kept The Lamb Inn at Heywood. William (a joiner)married Eliza Annie Pownall daughter of Ralph and Naomi Pownall, Jane married Ellis Birch son of Johnson and Sarah Birch, Joshua (sewerage works amnager) married Esther and had Jessie b 1900. Ernest married Ann and they had at least two children - Bessie b1900 and Ethel b 1893.
red mail Heywood Town Hall - Municipal Buildings
Has anyone any old photos of the old Heywood Town Hall - Municipal Buildings on Longford Street at all to share please? Also has anyone any old photos of Manchester Road Hopwood, Heywood to share too. I am looking specifically for photos near to or of and around the railway station at Hopwood. Thank you very much, hope to hear from you.
red mail Collinge-Briggs
Granddad was James Collinge born 1873, married Rebecca Hudson. Woods. his Grandma was Betty Briggs born(1825) lived Heywood who was James Mum and Dad. audrey
red mail Colman Family
Seeking info about my late grandfather's brothers who are believed to have emigrated to Canada or USA. My grandfather was EDWARD COLMAN (born c1899). He had an elder sister MARGARET COLMAN (born c1898 and two younger brothers, MALACHI COLMAN (born c1900) and MARTIN COLMAN (born 1902). I would appreciate any info at all about any of these four. Their irish born father (also Martin Colman), was a police constable in Lancs, their mother died in 1902 just after Martin was born. Martin married again in 1908 to Emily Ashworth, info about her also gladly received. Edward married Maggie Roscoe; they had Edward, Agnes, Winnie, Margaret, Ronald, and my father Bernard. This family was well known around Heywood, somebody must know something!
J.Buckley photographer
Trying to date some old family photos. made by J. Buckley Church St. Studio Heywood. Should be @ 1890's , believe photos are of William Hulme b 1883 and Jane Alice Rimmer b 4/30/1884.
red mail Hollinrakes in Heywood
I am looking for the origins of James Hollinrake b. abt 1846, Heptonstall. Wife Rachel Ashworth. Children x9 inc. Thomas H., my grt grandfather, who married Martha Booth. They lived in Heywood, Lancs. James H. may have had brothers Henry and William. Any info? Cheers Andy H
heys family
Jonathan Heys marriage to Elizabeth Hilton 27th May 1860 at Saint Mary,s Bury Lancashire They had a son Walter born April 1861 in the Hooley Bridge, Heap, District Birtle, Bury in Heywood Area It is believed that Walter married a Caroline Mercer and they emigrated to Frankfurd Philadelphia with their two daughters in the 1880's they went on to have 4 more children born in the USA Blanche Heys, Alice Heys, John Heys DOB 1889 (Died 1937 in Rochdale Lancashire) Harry Heys lived in Todmorden hada son Harry killed in ww2. Caroline and two of her children died in an epidemic thought to be polio as john was left lame by the illness . Walter returned to England with his surviving children and lodged with his cousin Frances Moore in ashton under lyne Cencus 1901 he had remarried to a lady called Mary Stone he was aged 39 at time of the census and Mary was 37 John married Sarah Davies in 1915 in Rochdale Lancashire and resided at canon street At the time of the marriage 1915 Walter (fatherwas deceased) We know Walter had a second family with Mary A son Walter who lived in Tintwistle (now deceased) And a daughter Alice. John and Sarah had the following children: Blanche Ellen heys Dob 1917 died 1992 Braintree Essex (spouse Richard D...

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