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Elizabeth Lemon
I am searching on behalf of a friend for any information on this lady who, around about 1911, at the age of only 12 was a mill worker and also a teacher. She was involved in some kind of strike or demonstration regarding conditions either at the mill or school around 1911.
red mail Mitton family
Frederick Mitton, born 1863 in Langroyd, Colne, was my great grandfather. He had 10 brothers and sisters born from 1859 to 1878. We have photographs of many of them. Henry Mitton, born 1861,married Marcella Burt, had 2 surviving children Harold Welbury and Frank. Rowland Mitton, b.1867 married Annie Maude, had 3 children: Wilfrid, Marian and Millicent. Marian married John H Lord and had a daughter Marjorie in 1922. John Mitton, married Mary Alice and had four children: Eleanor, Lily, Mabel and Leonard.. Mabel married George Horsfall. Lily prob married George Chew. Sarah Ann Mitton married Charles Riley and had: Reginald, Marjorie, Gordon and Hilda 1900-1907. Mabel Matilda Mitton married John Routledge Robinson, had 8 children: Elizabeth, George, Francis, Alfred, William, Bertha, Joyce and Evelyn, 1911-1930. Eliza Mary Mitton married Sydney Aylward. Love to hear from any descendants.
red mail Mary King nee Yoxall
I am trying to find out information about my grandmother, Mary King nee Yoxall. I know she lived in Nelson and used to have a shop in Farrer Street. She died about 5 years ago and was in her eighties. I know she had at least 5 children including Susan and Janet who are twins. If any body can help me, I would be greatfull. Jackie.
red mail Arthur J Cushway of Nelson, Lancashire
I'm looking for descendants of Arthur J Cushway. He was born in 1946 in Nelson, Lancashire. His father was Frederick J Cushway and his mother was Margaret E (nee Boothman). I'm hoping if I can find any descendants, they may be able to give me some clues about the rest of my family. Please get in touch if you think you can help.
red mail Wright
searching for the family of my only aunt on my father's side of the family. She was born in Foleshill 1906 and married a Mr Wright. They moved to Nelson in Lancashire where I believe she died in 1994. Any help will be gratefully received.
red mail crowther families, MacLeod St and Victoria St
Interested in two Crowther families: George Crowther b 1895, joined the Royal Flying Corps possibly as mechanic before Sep 1914: seems to have gained aviators' certificate Oct 1915. Don't know if he survived the Great War - do you? His elder brother Morris Harold Crowther b 1888 married Maud E Wilcock in 1912. They had a daughter Lily in Sep 1915 - do you know who she married? or any other members of the family? They lived at MacLeod St in 1911, George lived at Victoria St in 1914 when he registered a motor bike! All help gratefully recieved. Maggie
red mail Elizabeth Atkinson
Elizabeth Atkinson b. 1836,was married to Henry. She had 5 children: Sarah A. b. 1862; Mary b. 1865; Reuben b. 1868 ( all born in Barrowford) Priscilla b. 1873; Elizabeth b. 1875 (both born in Nelson) . In 1881 they resided at Brown Street West, Great & Little Marsen, Lancashire Mary had 4 children: Florence b. 1887 (my grandmother); Minnie b. 1892; Albert 1895; Walter 1899. I am looking for any descendants who could give me any information to complete the family tree.
red mail Catherine Dallas nee Woodhouse
If anyone can give me any information on Catherine Dallas who married Eric Woodhouse in Nelson in 1941. Please contact me via this site. Thankyou.
red mail Phyllis Blackburn
Phyllis was born c.1908 and during the 1930s lived at the Scotland Road end of Surrey Road, Nelson. She is thought to have moved to the Nottingham area, married a widower and latterly to have lived in the London area.
red mail Coulton
Seeking info on the Coulton family, they started the Nelson Leader Newspaper and eventually had several stationery supply shops in the local area. Especially Middleton Coulton and his son Thomas Coulton. I believe Middleton came from the Keighley area.
red mail McGrath
looking for relatives of my father's family G/father William born 1882 brother's Denis/John/James sister's Bridget/Mary GG/father Michael born Ireland 1851
red mail The Dyke Family
I would like any information regarding my fathers family Name of Dyke from Nelson in lancs England. My dads name was Harry, his dad was Noel his mum was Emily. Dad was born in Nelson In 1919
Parker / Griffiths
Looking for information & decendents of the Parker family. Henry Parker born 1856 Worsthorne Lancs married Matilda Griffiths born 1859 Hope Flintshire, children Elizabeth Griffiths b 1885 Nelson, William Parker b 1887 Worsthorne, Tom Parker b 1890 Nelson, Annie J Parker b 1894 Nelson.
red mail Bradfield
I am looking for the greengrocers shop on Scotland Road, Nelson that was owned by my relative Charles Bradfield in the 1930s and 1940s. Charles (born 1907) married to Dorothy M Dodding. Which shop was the greengrocers and who owns it now?
red mail COLLINS
Interested in Martin COLLINS (1848 - 1908) Chemist, wife Sarah (nee COUPLAND, 1849 - 1914)and their family lived Railway Street & Manchester Road, Nelson Lancs 1870 - 1908/14. Catholics.
hi i am looking for any relatives of my grandfather thomas randolph pilkington born 1894 he married elizabeth ann waddington and had 2 daughters gladys and joyce and moved to kent abt 1940 they was from padiham but i think some relatives were from nelson brian
red mail John Marsden
Looking for info on John Marsden who married? Madeline Matcalfe. They had 3 daughters, Hilda, Mary Ann (Molly) and Eleanor in 1909,1911 & 1913. He went to 1st World war and was buried in Belgium. They lived in Colne and Nelson.
red mail John William Clark
Born 1868, married Margaret Bulcock born in 1894 Settle. Died In Burnley 1951.
red mail Robinson, Burnley
Harold Robinson son of William Mashiter and Clara Jane Shaw married in St James, Burnley. Madeline Metcalfe married John Marsden in Nelson.
looking for Higgins
Does anyone out there please have any information on Edith Rosalie Higgins. I cannot find her birth but I know her year of marriage and death. She married Samuel James Warn in Edmonton in 1907. They brought their family up in Nelson but I don't know if she was born in London or Nelson. Her year of birth is said to be 1883. Thank you
red mail Marsden
Looking for Marsdens in the Burnley and Nelson area 1910 forwards or backwards. other names linked are: Bannister, Robinson
red mail Setchfield
Lilian Setchfield born 1900 ,looking for sister Maud or any references to Setchfied in this area or Burnley.

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