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Easton Leyland
Can't find the village of EASTON nr LEYLAND on any map. An 18thC ancestor appeared to live there at time of his marriage in 1766. He was EDWARD GREEN a paper maker who married Mary Woods. Any help in locating this place much appreciated. Greta, thank you
Looking for information on Harold Johnson, born 1891 in Manchester moved to Leyland 1900's. Believe worked for Leyland rubber company? Had twins Trilby and Peter who went to South Africa. lookin for any information on relatives of Peter and Trilby. I am your cousin.
looking for information on Matthew Hill Sheehan, emigrated to South Africa but died in Chorley in 1969. He had wife and children in Leyland area but I have no details. matthew will be my great uncle
George Ashton
George was born c 1768 possibly> in Leyland, Lancaster and died in VanDiemans Land (Tasmania) in around 1854. He was send as a convictafter being tried at theSummers Assizes of the Palatinate of Lancaster (Lancaster G.D)15th August 1801 and sentenced to death, commuted to life and sentwith Collins to settle in Victoria. They of course came to Hobartinstead.> I do have more on his trial etc if anyone is interested.> He was very successful in Tasmania and owned land, became apolice> constable and was well regarded in the community.>> I am trying to link him to:> John Ashton B 1798 Free settler and come to Tasmania in 1830 tojoin> George but I am not suRe if he was his Uncle or father.> later joined by his wife (name unknown) and two children in 1835> Ellen b 1827 in Ireland and Hugh b 1825.>> Ellen is my great, great grandmother. Ian
red mail unusual surname of Sibarin
Hi, I am looking for the surname of SIBARIN. My 4x's grt grandfather Henry Kenyon, married Ellen Sibarin, in Leyland Lancashire, in the year 1771. I have looked everywhere I can think of for this unusual name, and can't find it on any other sites, other than the Lancashire parish records.Hope someone can help, John
Cutler family
I am trying to find some information regarding the mother of Elizabeth Cutler b:1810, in Euxton. I believe her mother was Margaret, and , according to the Euxton Hall register, there was no father named. Possible grandparents of Elizabeth, could be Bartholomew Cutler and Elizabeth, Married 1784 in Leyland. Any help, greatly appreciated, Mary.
red mail Bamber
I am researching the bambers of Leyland.
red mail Rylance, Bannister
Looking for any information on William Rylance (b:1876-d:1927), who I believe had a Grocers shop at Seven Stars. He married Constance Bannister (b:1879-d1954) (sometimes spelt Banister) on 13 Jun 1907. Any information about either person or the shop would be gratefully received. thanks Nigel
red mail Thomas Readett
I am looking for information on Thomas Readett of Union Street, Leyland who died Sept 21, 1872 and was 95 years old. Thomas was interred at Leyland Church
red mail Thomason, Banister
Trying to find details of Jenny Thomason who married James Banister, in Leyland, on 13 June 1866. I believe that her father was Samuel Thomason, but I'm not sure, also I've no idea of her mother. Any Help greatly appreciated. Thanks Nigel
red mail james crook and ellen sumner born leyland C 1849
Any members out there of the families of James Crook and Ellen Sumner circa 1849.Ellen died of tb when aged 28 years Union Street. James remarried at least once to Harriet Smith of Thornton. He possibly married again and had a son called A? Crook who lived at Crook Fold Farm Coppull which is where James died, on 23rd December 1923 aged 74 years.Ellen and James had at least one child Mary Emma (my Grandmother) in 1875, unsure of any other siblings. ANy offers of help would be appreciated.
red mail Swift Family in Leyland
I'm looking for my paternal grandmother's family who originate from the Leyland area. Her name is Olive May Swift and she was born in 1924. Her parents were John and Mary (Née Welsby) Swift. She was born in Church Street, which is alongside St Ambrose's Church
red mail BAKER, BALL
Family history search for Robert Baker christened 7 Mar 1832 at Leyland. Married Ellen Ball who was Christened 8 Dec 1835 at North Meols. Date and place of marriage not known. Robert Baker died 21 Apr 1904 at Bretherton. His father was also called Robert Baker but I havent found any information on him.
EDWARD HIGGINSON bc1776, probably Lancashire, & ELLEN JAMESON b1776 Preston
EDWARD HIGGINSON & ELLEN JAMESON married 16th December 1798 at Preston. They lived at CUERDEN, LEYLAND, when son Edward was born in 1802. This Edward married Jane EMMETT at Preston in 1828. I'm searching for the birth & parents of EDWARD HIGGINSON, c 1776.
red mail Looking for Thornley
I am searching for ancestors before 1745. One Robert Thornley, born 1745, shows up in South Carolina, United States but I can't find who his parents were. I believe he came from UK, around Lancashire but am not sure. Any help?
red mail Sharp Family
Interested in the ancestors and descendents of one Jeremiah SHARP Bn. c1780 - place unknown. Married Nancy Parkinson 1806 at Walton le Dale, lived with large family at Farrington on the 41 Census. Died 1847 in Preston district. Our branch of this Sharp family in Bolton by 51 Census onward. Associated names SMETHURST, KAY, LANCASTER, KENYON, WOOD.

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