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Birkenhead (also known as Birkenhead St Mary) Cheshire
Birkenhead St Mary Ch/CP was a Civil Parish in the county of Cheshire, in England. It was also known as Birkenhead. It was part of Birkenhead RegD/PLU (1891-1930); Wirral RegD/PLU (1836-1891); Wirral Hundred; B... more
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red mail John Henry Mackenzie (Scotland1863)
Im looking for info on John Henry Mackenzie and his family, His wife was Mary Louisa Cartwright they had a daughter's Elizabeth Mary 1899 and Nellie Beatrice 1902.There is talk of another born only to Mary called Flora, Nellie had a daughter in April 1929 my mother Veronica Margaret Mackenzie she was not married At the time Nellie worked as an ironer in a laundry. My mother was taken into hospital at the age of 6 and her mother never came back for her, from there she went into 59 Albien Street children's home until she was evacuated at 11ys then her mothers sister Elizabeth Aunt Bess took her to live with her in Newton Abbot Devon. Would anyone related to any of these please get in touch as my mother has no family that we know of other than Aunt Bess. She never got to see her mother or hear from her again.
red mail Samuel Robinson c1830 & Family
Looking for any information regarding Robinson family. Father Samuel Robinson c1830, Mother nee Jane Brady c1834 both from Ireland but married Liverpool. Living Birkenhead 1861 and 1871 census where several children were born. Jane and two children Samuel and John T. are on 1881 census living in Bootle cum Linacre.Children born in Birkenhead; Samuel born 1870, Vine Street, Rosanna 1861, E Dock Cottages, Mary Ann 1858 born, 37 H Dock Cottages and William 1863 28 Vine Street. Rosanna/Rose Ann married Patrick Bradley 1879 West Derby/Toxteth Park. 1881 census Roseann has a Sarah Robinson c1834 Unmarried born Belfast living with her. Samuel Snr had a brother David who married Ellen Clarke 1863 St Mary's Church Edmond St. Liverpool. David gives father as John, Gentleman's servant
red mail Mitchell in Birkenhead
I am looking for any contacts to the Mitchell family from Birkenhead. Especially any descendants of Charles and Eliza or Gordon and Agnes. Particularly interested in John Mitchell - son of Charles + Eliza. He is believed to have been a sailor who jumped ship, possibly in Australia. He was born in 1885 + was married with three children.
red mail Houldin/ Birkenhead
I am looking for information about any Houldins from Birkenhead/Rock Ferry.My Great Grandfather was Frank Houldin of Houldins Yard Coal Merchants. I also have info on Bill Houldin of Birkenhead and am trying to establish a link.
red mail Brenda Hogan -Actress
This may have been her stage name - Born September 1928 Birkenhead - any info.
Dr. George Walker
Does anyone have info (other than the census returns) of the above named G.P.who lived in Hamilton Square? A relative was housekeeper/servant there for some years up to the 1881 census, and died there in 1886. Did he have any other status/duties than just a G.P.?
red mail John and Susannah Rogers
My GGGFather and motherapparently moved to Birkenhead about 1810 probably in search of work. John was a shipwright/carpenter by trade.They may have been the ancestors for most the Rogers's now in the town. Can anybody shed any information on them. Many thanks.
red mail esther mcminn nee davey
Looking for information on esther davey married Andrew Mcminn 1874 2 children 1 boy john 1girl selina living in brook street in 1875 they are my gg grandparents.
red mail molly edith mary elder
I am trying to find the descendents of molly elder, born 1902, tranmere birkenhead. I am related to her brother don and would love to know more about molly and her family. thank you
red mail Berry
Trying to locate relatives within the Birkenhead area, I'm led to believe that we have links to Berry Brothers Wine Merchants. The family lived in Kings Mount
red mail O'Shaughnessy
Looking for information on descendants of George O'Shaughnessy and his wife Emily nee Lindsay. As of 1881 census they lived at 95 Wood Street (Lane?), Birkenhead. Difficult to find proper list of descendants as they had many children and many died. These are my maternal great grandparents. Any information would be so greatly appreciated!
red mail descendants of LINDSAY family
james born approx 1855; m. elizabeth nee buckley b. approx 1854; children: martha, emily (my maternal great grandmother), robert, perhaps more. emily later married george o'shaughnessy. i believe these are ALL birkenhead folks. (most info from 1881 census) any further info. very much appreciated and thanks!
red mail Mary Elizabeth Williams
Born Birkenhead about 1868 or 1869. Married Peter Owen Davies 04-07-1891 at St Cynbryds, Llanddulas. Marriage cert shows father to be Benjamin Haram, a reporter. Cannot find any baptism entry at Chester Records Office. Anyone know who her mother was - possibly Mary Williams of Llanddulas, probably unmarried. Can you help, please.
red mail james compton burnett
james compton burnett was a homeopathic doctor who lived and practised in hamilton square in the mid to late 1800s. anyone know anything about him and his family? thank you
red mail kinnear
kinnear's who lived in antree any info will do i have one name david they were related to the gerrard's
red mail Seeking Robinson / Moran information
I'm looking for information on my great-grandmother Agnes Robinson, nee Moran who gave birth to my grandfather, John Ernest Rigby on 5 June 1921 in Birkenhead Maternity Hospital with home address given as 62 Chester Street.
red mail Family history
I would like to make contact with Stella Youd who lived at Holt Hill, Tranmere regarding family history. Would love to hear from you.
red mail WW2 firefighters
my grandpa signed up in birkenhead in nov 1939 and was in a fire fighting company in the docks area during the war. I think that he was in the RASC. anyone know anything about the work that the firefighters did or how I would go about finding out about this? thank you
red mail Levi KIdger
Levi Kidger born Ashton-Under-Lyne,Lancs. in 1827, came to Birkenhead with his 1st wife Ann c 1863. Ann died and he remarried Elizabeth Thomas . He was an Innkeeper. His son Joshua had 5 children including young Levi who died at sea in WW2.Are you related to these Wirral Kidgers and therefore to me ? Old Levi's father is my GGGG grandfather , Joshua Kidger
red mail bread riots, birkenhead
does anyone have any information?
red mail elder family
I am looking for any information on alexander elder, the chemist, his wife rosa and th.eir children, molly born in 1902 and alexander d, known as don born in 1906. can anyone help? thank you
red mail McGrath/Bell-Birkenhead
Mark, from Donegal,married Hannah Ellis 1861 Liverpool. Lived in Birkenhead. Children: Robert 1865,Esther 1868,Sarah Ann 1870,Margaret 1873, James 1877, Mark 1879. Mark died 1880. Hannah married dairyman John Bell.Any details much appreciated!
red mail Newton - Powell Birkenhead
Grans side of the family are Newton from the Birkenhead area, Grandads are Powell and Verney also Birkenhead any of these names familier to your tree ? i have a fair amount of information if anyone wants to contact me.
red mail phillips family
mary wellings married danielle phillips they lived in bikenhead--had son and daughter madge --madge was nursing in royal victoria--were last heard of 1920s and thirties
red mail George & Mary Ann (Summer) Kirby
Tracing information on George David Kirby b. abt 1830 married to Mary Ann Summer and had a son William who emigrated to Australia. The 1871, 1881, 1901 Cenuses put them as living in Birkenhead, Cheshire. I believe George was a Tea Merchant. The Census lists a son Francis T who followed his father into the Tea trade but can't seem to find William in any Censuses. William was born 1853 in Essex and died 1926 in Daylesford Vic Australia.
searching for uncle Harry
My uncle Harry, or Henry as he was christened was born in 1895 in Barrow in Furness, and when he was young the family moved to Birkenhead, where they had originally lived. The family was split up due to his mother dying quite young and his three sisters were put in an orphanage in Holyhead in North Wales. I know that Harry joined the army in 1914, but don't know what happened to him after the war, except that he wanted to emigrate either to Australia or America. If anybody has any info at all on either uncle Harry or the Mc carty family from that era I would love to hear from them. Many thanks .
red mail Birkenhed/Wirral
Looking for sister of my Grandfather, (Thomas William Parr)who married into the Holt family and who may have had children, Ruth, Jennie (jenny)(an LRAM) also Hermon family (Herrmann) Also George Parr brother of Thomas William circa 1860
red mail James Cleland Forrest
I'm looking for information on James and Sophia Forrest, and their children. They lived at 17 Kingsland Road. Their daughter, Alexie, is my great-grandmother. Ian
McMillan Scott.
Mary Jane Bramble married John McMillan Scott in 1897 at West Derby but lived at Birkenhead later. Would like to know of descendants to complete the Bramble family tree.
Leylands - Bidston
I am interested in Leyland who were in Bidston area of Birkenhead in the late 1800's
red mail Newton and Preston
Am interested in hearing from anyone with Newtons and Prestons in the family tree. Mine are from Birkenhead and Wallasey mainly, reg is Birkenhead. Grandmother was Eva Preston, she married Edward Owen Newton & had 5 kids. I am trying to fill in my tree & find some relatives. Any info is appreciated.
red mail Caroline Annie Kemp
Born Birkenhead 13/July/1884 and listed as living with the Holbrook family at Menai Street in 1891. Her mother Ann, was sister to Eliza Holbrook nee Morgan, Ann died in child birth 1884. I have a Caroline Kemp marrying George Rutherford at West Derby Liverpool in 1912. Her fathers name was Fredrick Arthur Kemp born Oxton and registed at Woodchurch 1858. Fredrick was the son of Doctor George and Georgina Kemp, nee Clements. Lookin for news of this family, are they in your tree.
red mail James Fain
Hi I would like to contact anyone who as an interest or any information regarding James Fain born around 1850 ish either in Liverpool or Birkenhead.
Kinnear, David Mason
I am looking back into my family history. David Kinnear was my grandad. He was born 1876/77 and married Margaret Oxton. They lived in Birkenhead according to 1901 census.
red mail Frank Grift
I am looking for any details or relatives of Frank Grift who was manager of The Pacific in Birkenhead during the 1950s. His wife was called Violet and Their daughter was called Marie. Hayley
red mail Murphy research
Would welcome contact regarding the family of David Jameson Murphy dob 29th feb 1868 ie family members of his siblings James, Walter, Martha, Mary, Robert etc. Looking forward to hearing from local Murphys.
Alice Price married Thomas Mullane, following Thomas's death Alice married Leonard Catton, wirral, 1912. Alice owned or ran a fish and chip shop in the Birkenhead area in the 1930's. Alice had a daughter Elizabeth Alice Mullane (known as Lilly) Lilly moved to Southport were she lived with Ernest Jamieson 1928 to 1939. I guess Ernest had previously married someone else. Lilly and Ernest had several children together. Ernest Jamieson worked as a hotel porter. IF anyone knows anything about this family please get in contact.I would really like to know more about Ernest Jamieson.
red mail Robinson
Seeking information about George Robinson b 1835, of Upper Beckwith St (Brickfield Cottages). He is my great great grandfather on my mother's side of the family.
red mail William Holbrook 1855
Born in Stanton upon Hine Heath a village within a few miles of Whittington Shropshire, but not listed. In service of the Powell family of Moreton Corbet 1871. Met and married Eliza Morgan born Whittington 1856 and then living Windsor Street Biirkenhead. By 1881 living at Menai Street Birkenhead. Do you have either William or Eliza in your tree.
Elmslie, Broster, Stirling
Will share info on the Elmslie, Broster, Stirling connections I have traced. Do you have anything on these families?
red mail St Andrews Church, Conway St.
Would dearly like to contact former parishioners &/or Church officials, of this old Scots Kirk which was demolished in 1967. Am trying to locate the Church's Burial & Marriage Registers which have gone missing. Any help or advice most appreciated. Thankyou
red mail dover close
can anyone please tell me what was the name of the street on the land before dover close in birkenhead was built ,i know dover close was built in the 70s but what was there before then. thanks.
red mail Baileys church
am seeking information on baileys church , which i am led to believe was off conway street. this church has long been demolished.
red mail Smith/Roberts family
My ggggrandfather William Smith was a Mariner who owned a packetboat called something like "Betsy & Frederick", which traded between Birkenhead and Cork. He married Sarah Roberts (previously married to a James Fazackerly) and they had a daughter, Emily (b 1859). Sarah was born in Wrexham to Edward and Mary Ann Roberts.During the 1860's the boat went down with all lives lost, including William Smith's. Sarah ended up in Barrow-In-Furness and married a Thomas Wylie from Whitehaven - another Mariner.Any information will be greatfully received.
red mail Cull
I am trying to find out more about the Birkenhead photographer William Cull. Is there a book on his photographs?
red mail Lappin
I am loking for any one who knows of the Lappin Family who lived at 202 Brook street in 1923 John Lappin boiler maker wife May Hannay children john James May Winnifred and Margaret
my grandmothers name was annie salisbury she married my grandad robert james murphy and became annie murphy.they lived at 353 brook street in birkenhead.they had 6children robert/bobby,walter,ellen known as cissy,mary,margaret known as peggy,and veronica who died in ww2.i dont know anything about my grandparents because sadly all their children have now died.all i have been told is that my grandmother annie was supposed to have been an orphan with her brother thomas salisbury,my grandfather was from ireland and as far i know their mariage was grandmother was raised by a local midwife called mary or loue benn,in birkenhead.i would love to hear from anyone who knows anything about my grandmother as it remains a mistery maybe someone knows something about her if so can you please share it with trying to start my family tree you see.thankyou kindly from tracey.
red mail Billington
Looking for information on a Charles Billington who married Ann Clankron (sp?). They had a son William Billington who moved to Canada by 1840. Later part of the family went to NY, USA and California. The later family were well known photographers.
red mail Hulmston brothers
John Henry (b1845), Adam (b1849) and Joseph (b1852) Hulmston were either born in Birkenhead or found their way over the Mersey from Liverpool and made their homes there. Would like to share info and plug gaps with anyone else interested in the Hulmston family.
red mail Bevan
The place of birth of my ancestors James and Peter Bevan (born c1866 and 1870 respectively), living in Kidderminster in 1881 (census info) is given as Birkenhead. I have been unable to find any record of Peter's birth anywhere, although I think I have located James. Has anyone any clues? Parish records in Birkenhead perhaps?
red mail Wharton
I am looking for the descendants of Helen Loughlin nee Wharton.(B.1903 Birkenhead) Especially her two earlier children John Edgar and Edwin wharton,( B. 1920/22 c) who possibly emigrated to Canada.
red mail EYTON
I an looking for descendants/info of John EYTON born 1778,married ANN SEED 1802,children John,Thomas, MaryAnn, Hugh, Elizabeth. Also, JOHN EYTON son of above born 1831 married JANE OWEN 1802,children Ann, Mary, Emma, John, William, Maria. Also WILLIAM EYTON son of above born 1845 married MARY EDWARDS 1869 children Mary, Robert Charles, Albert,William,Sarah,Frank. Will be grateful for any informatio on any of the above.
red mail Thomas Holmes&Thomas Graham
My ancestors Thomas Holmes born 1865 Tranmere Birkenhead.His daughter was Annie born 1885 she married Thomas Graham born 1882 in Birkenhead.His Father another Thomas! was born in Workington Cumberland 1859. Ring any bells?
red mail Albert Holmes
Albert left Birkenhead around 1913 leaving his wife Flora and children
red mail BULLEY Family
Seeking descendants of the Bulley family originally from Devon who moved to Liverpool and then to Birkenhead
red mail Tarbuck
I have a Hannah Tarbuck (nee Davies) wife of James Tarbuck. Her burial is shown in her home village of Baschurch in Shropshire but her death was actually registered, along with that of her infant son William and 1 year old son James in Birkenhead. All 3 deaths were registered in DEC qtr of 1864 and all 3 were buried 14th DEC 1864. I am interested in finding out how all 3 came to die at the same time. Can anyone help?
red mail Johnson, Birkenhead
Trying to trace Johnson family records from Tollemache Rd area of Birkenhead, 1900 thru 1930's.
red mail hurren and rhodes
looking for ancestors by the surname RHODES or HURREN any relations out there in birkenhead or tranmere. cant seem to find any, but theres lots of us out there.please get in touch
red mail Lees Family
Looking for information on Agnes Lees born 1881 had a sister called Em (emily) I have references of her and her family til 1901 but would like to know any information about her afterwards. She knew other families including Braides and Gladstone. Thanks
Hill family
Hello, I am trying to glean information of any of the Hill family who lived in Cathcart Street during the 2nd W.W. Edward Hill age 21 married Ann Jane Barnes age 19 on 2 Nov 1896 St Peters church Liverpool, they were both living in Hawke St I have managed to go back as far as Edward Hill guilder in catherdral born 1801 and John Barnes 1804 1866 living in Hughes Str brass moulder (information inin 1861 census Is anyone else researching this family?????? My mother was Norah Hill who married Robert Llewellyn Jones c.
red mail Turner family
Iam looking for any info on John Turner born abt 1811,Liverpool.He married Martha Ellison at ST Peters,Church st,Liverpool May 28 1833.I have them in all the censuses living in B/head,.but need their parentage to go further back on my family tree.Any help greatly appreciated.Thanks.
red mail LAWTON - Brook Street BIRKENHEAD
I am looking for details of my father's parents who lived at 92 Brook Street. His mother's name was Lily Lawton (nee Rudkin) and his father's name was William. My father was called Sylvester and was born in 1924. I believe that Lily died in 1928 aged 26 and would like to find details regarding her death and also William's second marriage to Clara Roberts.
The White family.
Family lived in Birkenhead. Anglo-Irish. Relatives in or near Dublin. Mother surname WAS Wright.
James Allcock Holland
Searching for my 2nd great-grandfather James Allcock Holland b.1834 Nottingham (parents Samuel Holland & Sarah Allcock) married Betsy Barradell b.1836 (parents William Barradell & Hannah Holland) at St. Mary's, Nottingham. They had five children (Betsy, Hannah, James, Sarah and William) who all had the middle name of Allcock. By the time the children were born the family had moved from Nottingham to Birkenhead and were involved in watch and clock making.
Stott family of Birkenhead and Liverpool
Alice Stott b.1887 in Birkenhead married Joe Siddorn in Birkenhead 1908. Her parents were William Stott b.abt 1861 & Annie McNie b.abt 1865 both Birkenhead. Other children were Mary, Annie, Eliza Jane, William, Walter, Thomas, Ada and Charles. Parents of William Stott were Walter Stott b.1834 Liverpool & Mary Ann Corlett b.1835 Whitehaven. Parents of Walter were James Stott b.1798 Liverpool & Alice Yates b.1800.
Corlett family of Birkenhead
Wiliam Corlett b.1798 in IOM/Cumberland married 25/9/1820 in Moresby, Cumberland to Esther Scott b.1802 Whitehaven. Children included William b1821, Joseph b1822, Elizabeth b1824, Esther b1826, Ellinor b1829, William b1830, Sarah Ann b1834, Mary Ann b1835 & Thomas Scott b1837 all born in Whitehaven then Eliza Ann b1835, John b1841 & Robert b1843 all in Birkenhead. Many of the family were Mariners and originated from the IOM. Later names by marriage include Stott, Ellis, Wright, German, Mostyn, McDevitt, Bennett,Hart, Gill & Fowlkes.
Weedall Family in Birkenhead
Any details required for John Weedall b.2/3/1826 married Mary Ann Fallows b.7/7/1836 both from Witton. Family were watermen and lived in Tabley St, Witton before moving to Birkenhead. Children were Mary Ellen b.17/4/1859, Frances Ann b.1860, Arthur b.3/3/1867, Clara b.1868, Elizabeth b.1871, George b.1873 & Anne Jane b.22/1/1878. Son Arthur married Hannah Allcock Holland in Birkenhead 1891 and they had children Eveline b1898, Arthur b1900, Doris b1902, Gladys Maud b1905, Elizabeth Florence b1907 & Dorothy b1912. By 1901 Arthur & Hannah were living in Daisy Grove, Seacombe but then moved back to Rodney St, Birkenhead. Would love any information at all but particularly further details regarding John Weedall who died 1895 and Mary Ann Weedall (nee Fallows) d.1911.
Annie McNie and family
Looking for information regarding Annie McNie and her family in Birkenhead. Annie McNie b.abt 1865 in Birkenhead. Parents were Thomas and Elizabeth McNie and siblings Janet, Catherine and Isabella. Eldest sister Janet and father Thomas on 1871 Birkenhead census said to have been born in Scotland. In 1884 Annie McNie married William Stott also of Birkenhead. At various times Annie lived in St Anne, Beckwith, Greenfield, Lowther and Berry Streets, Birkenhead.
red mail john alcock 1819
I have traced my great grandfather John ALCOCK *1819 Liverpool +1873 Birkenhead. He married Mary Ann SYKES of Stockport *1819 +1882 and they lived at 132 Chester St, Birkenhead until c.1890. John and Mary Ann had four sons who all left UK for South Africa before 1890. Hoping to find some link to this family, does anyone perhaps have my John in their Alcock tree? According to his marriage certificate, John's father was also named John and is listed as a white cooper in 1825 Liverpool Directory. One of John's sons - George *1949 - was a coach builder, he left Birkenhead around the age of 41. Other children were William m Emily Nimmo, Edwin m Elizabeth Lewis and Frederick m Mary Ann Bayliss. Any info would be appreciated. Yvonne (South Africa)
red mail Robert BAILEY- publican of Birkenhead
On 1871 census Robert Bailey b 1825 Stonehouse, Plymouth (Devon) was a publican in Birkenhead. At which pub, and where? He was married to Mary Ann (nee Pine) b1819 Exmouth and had several adult children working in the pub. In 1861 he was living and working as a labourer in Stonehouse, Devon. By 1881 he was superannuated and living at Kirkdale, Liverpool. Any clues why and when this guy moved to Birkenhead ?
red mail 1851 Hall family in Birkenhead
Please can some kind person do a free look up on 1851 Birkenhead census for Armstrong Ritchie HALL. He was born c1820 (?Tynemouth/North Shields)and had a wife and daughter Mary b1843 North Shields. Possibly other children. He was a grocer,tea dealer,commercial traveller... A few years after the census he emigrated to Australia. He died Melbourne, Victoria in 1903. Would love to know detail of 1851 census entry.
red mail Hayes Bianca or Blanche
Born 1846. Living in Birkenhead 1860-1880. her father was William, coachbuilder. Looking family details.
red mail walmsley/perkins family
Looking for any information on Peter James Walmsley(Perkins) Mother's name is Isabella Abbott. Father is John Walmsley. Born in 1868/69 in Birkenhead(?) or Liverpool. Two older brothers, John and Albert. Half sister, Isabella(perkins). Mother remarried to William Perkins. Peter emmigrated to Canada/U.S.A. in 1892 married Emeline McIntyre in 1903 in Owen Sound Canada. Moved to Duluth Minnesota in 1907. Had 2 boys, Charles Peter, and Albert James. Charles being my grandfather.Believed to have moved back to England after 1920. Any leads would be great.
red mail burns kieran
i am trying to get any imformation onf the burns family.they lived at st anne st.the father was william burns mother elizabeth,i know of 2 children(tho i think there were more)they were owen and mary ellen.mary ellen married james kieran and they had 6 daughters.mary ellen died in childbirth aged 28(born 1887-died 1916.mary ellen lived at brook st after she married.elizabeth burns maiden name was mcguinness.if anyone has any imformation of this family i would be glad to hear from you.thanks
red mail John Day - Rivetter
Looking for early details of John Day and his wife Martha Matilda Williams. Married 5 December, 1875. At St Nicholas Parish Church. They were both at time of their marriage, living at Lower Milk Street. I know that by 1901 they were living in Hartlepool and had 10 children (9 still living with them at census) William Henry, Emily, John J (or T)., Susannah, Albert, Frederick, Lilly, George, Martha and Victor. On the marriage certificate both fathers are named John. His a labourer and hers a mariner. He was reportedly born in Birkenhead and she in Devonport
red mail Povall, Rudkin
Looking for any info about the Charles Povall family. Charles was born in Liverpool in 1790, son of Joseph Povall and Nancy Ann Langley. Charles' second wife was Arabella Rudkin, b. 1818 in Scotland or Ireland. The family lived in Birkenhead. Children: Cecilia b. 1845, Wilhelmina Maria b. 1848, Henry Rudkin b. 1851, Clara Teresa b. 1849. Cecilia married James Simpson and immigrated to the US in 1880.
red mail DONAT (DONATT) Family
Hoping to trace decendents of Joseph Leon and Maria or Ann Donatt (nee Shelton or Sheldon, who lived at 92Authar St, Birkenhead in 1915. They had sons Frank (known as Harry), born 1895, Thomas and daughters Amy and ? Vi. There may have been more children. Harry moved to Australia as a young man and fought in WW1 in Egypt. Thomas had a son Terry and was living in Wales about 30 years ago. Would love to hear from anyone who can help. Harry was my grandfather, but I only met him once.
red mail Gibson Family
I am looking for information re Richard Gibson born Birkenhead(?) about 1861. Lived in WALSALL 1881 onwards (Census Info), but I cant find him earlier. Fathers name Edward or Edwin, father's occupation HAWKER. Married to Martha Sandbrook(e) from Walsall.
red mail CORFE
seeking info about a John Corfe born abt. 1815 in Birkenhead. In 1861 he was married to Elizabeth (from Whiston) and had a 2 yr old son John Edward Corfe and they were living at 36 Waddicar lane Melling moving to St. helens late 1870s
red mail McGowan
Looking for any information on a John McGowan and his wife Charlotte who in 1901 census were resident in Woodlands Road, Rock Ferry. They appear to have been without children at that time. Thanx David
red mail Birkenhead
Looking for information on descendants of Thomas and Susannah George, on Bannong Street in 1901 census.Susannah was formerly Mariana Susannah Salisbury. Dottie
red mail Banks from Birkenhead
My gggg grandfather was John Banks b. c1738 in Thingwall, Birkenhead. He married Susannah Langley. John had an earlier marriage to Martha Spark(s) I would love to hear from any descendants.
red mail Looking for Bridget Quinn
I am looking for a lady born 14th october 1965 at the Catholic Children's society in Birkenehad, Wirral from where we presume your were adopted. Her birth name was Bridget. She has 6 half sisters & 2 half brothers. Her mothers birth name was Julia. I am her half neice. If you would like to please get in contact with me. If anyone has any information likewise please contact me.
I am looking for information about my grandmothers family. Her father was John Walter Carlisle born 1845 in Dublin, he was an Insurance Agent. Her mother was Martha Tweedle born 1849 they had 5 daughters Margaret(Maggie) Martha, Florence (Florrie), Sarah (my grandmother) and Frances. They lived at 68 Westbourne Road Birkenhead. My grandmother emigrated to Australia with her husband Egerton Matthews about 1912 and Frances followed a few years later. I have very little information and unfortunately no contacts with the family which I would love to have. I would appreciate any help possible.
red mail Whelan
I am looking for any information about THOMAS WILLIAM WHELAN (born Birkenhead district 1851) and his relatives in the region. Particularly interested in his parents of course as they might be the link back to Ireland that my father would never speak about! TIA
red mail Mabel and Frank Butler
Looking for descendants of Mabel Butler or Frank Butler who were born in the Birkenhead area. In 1901 Frank was a Boot Shop Assistant. Their parents were John and Annie Butler who were from Wem. Can you help?
Looking for info on Patrick McNally, also spelt McAnally. Born late 1700's in Ireland. Had a son, Terence (also born in Ireland, b.1817, who married a Bridget Dawes in Birkenhead IN 1842.
Looking for Jane Farrell, b. 1860 in Birkenhead, father's name was Michael, a labourer from Ireland. She married Henry McNally in 1881.
red mail McCormick and Stead
I think they lived at 8, Thornburn road, new ferry about the 1920/30s may be later does anyone know any information regarding william and maria they had 6 children and william worked on the docks
red mail information on the tharme family
if anyone has any information on john tharme and susannah mccartin or william tharme and mary hesketh it would be much appreciated,
red mail JANE REED
Looking for info re Jane Bache REED - b about 1842. Daughter of Thomas Sheridan REED & Mary (nee EDMUNDS). Jane married Joseph INGRAM (b about 1829, Aberdeen) in Capetown South Africa. They had 5 children & emigrated to Australia about 1872. Any infowould be greatly appreciated - thanks
Burials Birkenhead 1866
My Great Grandmothers two young sisters died within 24 hours of each other at 88 Claughton Road.Birkenhead in January 1866. Can anyone suggest in which Cemetery they may have been buried Thankyou.
red mail Wye Street, Rockferry
I need info about former residents of Wye Street,1900's to 1960's.In particular Audrey Brown b.1940 - no.13,daughter of Thomas & Betty Brown.And the Rixom family of nos 5 & 7
Hello, I am researching a marriage between David Davies and Annie Parry whose daughter, Mary Elizabeth Davies, emigrated to Australia and married Andrew James Moir in Queensland. Mary Davies was born 1860-61 in Birkenhead. Any help would be appreciated.
red mail Davies
anyone who lived in this area with the surname Davies mother- Sarah Ann Davies and Father- Thomas Davies with any information, if there are any distant realitives please send me a n email thankyou
red mail The Bird family - Census look-up please
Hello. Can anyone help me with a family by the name of Bird who I think were living in Birkenhead at the time of the 1851/1861/1871 Censuses. My Great - Grandmother, Charlotte Bird, was married to Joseph Lowres in Birkenhead on 30th June 1871, her address at the time being 13 Wrexham Street, Birkenhead. Charlotte was born in the town in 1846. Her father was named Charles and her mother was named Sarah (maiden name Brooks). Any information, including the entries for any of the Censuses, would bevery much appreciated. Thanks, Mike
Family history.
Buchanan's Flour Mills, Dock Road,Birkenhead. Members of my family worked at this late flour mill during the 1950's. Be pleased to make contact with any of the ex-work force that may have worked in Mills A or B, perhaps, as Rollermen or Cleaners. Also, Blue Cross Mill just next door. The Warehouse across the road and one of the many 'truckers' be good to hear from. The Mill Manager at that time was a Mr Coppell. A Mr Gist worked in the Warehouse, also, Mr Alfred Clarke in the Laboritory. maybe,you remember them? The Sack House held a number of women holding down very heavy work and extra dusty occupation. I look forward to hearing from you.
red mail Croft, Moran , in Bebington & Birkenhead,Cheshire.
I am searching for information on my great grandfather James Croft b.c1848 in Birkenhead, Cheshire. He was the son of Joseph Croft b.c1815 in Mollington, Chesh and Sarah Waring b.c1822 James married Louisa Shone from Shotwick, Cheshire. Their children were: Joseph O, b.c1872; Louisa b.c1874 (mygrandmother); Elizabeth b.c1876; Joseph b.c1878; Edith b.c1880; Emily b.c1884; Beatrice Mary b. c1885; Sarah b.c1886: James b.c1890. The family lived in Bromborough and Bebington, Cheshire. My grandmother married Thomas Moran in 1904. Thomas was born in Bebington c1873.
red mail Duke Hotel Birkenhead 1880's
My ancestor Ellen Hammond, married Francis Fleming, he died 1877 in above pub, Ellen remarried a widower Thomas Patrick Doyle who had to sons, they are shown on 1881 census, by 1891 they have disappeared, anyone any clues? Ellen had 5 children by Francis. Frederick, Christina, Ada, Rebecca, & Helena. Thomas Patrick had two sons, James & Thomas by his first wife
I am seeking information on the Corker/ Fulton Families. My great g-Father Robert James Corker (b1847 d 1885) married Elizabeth Hughes (d 1887). Know only of their son (my g-father) (b 7/Jan 1876) who married Mathilda Fulton. They both (I think camefrom Cheshire - lived in Isle of Man for a few years and then immigrated to NZ around 1920. Can help with NZ descendants but need information please on the Cheshire Ancestors. I am also reseaching the Putt Family name with origins in Devon
Hall And Foyster Families
My ancestor Thomas Hall settled in the Liverpool/Birkenhead area in 1865 from Scotland. His grandson, Archibald Thomas Hall, a retired Captain in the Merchant Navy died in 1963, at Mariner's Park, Wallasey. He had a sister Jean Hall. The Hall familymarried into the Foyster family in 1902. If you have any connection with the above, please get in touch. Thanks in advance. Mike Hall Scotland
red mail Robinson
Looking for information on Robinson family. Henry and Julia who came over from Ireland and settled in Birkenhead. Lived around the Brooke St area.
red mail Dickin
I am researching the DICKIN families of Shropshire, many of whom came to the Wirrall during the late 1880's. I would be very interested to hear from any descendants or anyone who remembers any of the families.
red mail Forrest James Cleland
Seeking descendants of James Cleland Forrest, a glassmaker/artisan (originally from Lanarkshire, Scotland). 1881 Census indicates he and wife Sophia Ferguson and their children lived at Tranmere Road. James placed stained glass work at either city hall or St. Andrew's church in Birkenhead (?).His youngest son George Fergus Forrest (my great-grandfather) emigrated to Canada after service in the Boer War.
Tinnenys In Birkenhead/wirral Area
Trying to find any details on the surname TINNENY in the Birkenhead/Wirral area, in particular a Thomas TINNENY who was born in Gloasgow 1890, was brought up in Ireland. He is said to have lived in the Birkenhead area at one time and had been activethe boer war, however in light of his birth date this may not be right sinc war was in the later 1800s I think.
red mail Doel
Looking for info/contacts for the family of William Doel, master tailor who lived in Birkenhead from about 1870 to 1887.His son Harry Wilfred was my grandfather. He married Marian Bywell in 1914, and was a produce broker. They lived in Whetstone Lane,Radnor Place and Ashburton Road.
red mail Cockburn
I am seeking descendants of George COCKBURN (1822-1893) of Birkenhead, produce merchant. His children include - Reverend John Scott Cockburn (1854-1912); Ada Cockburn, married William Haldane MD of Bridge of Allen, Scotland; Mary Cockburn of Merseyside; George Bertram Cockburn (1872-1931) pioneer aviator of Merseyside, London and Whitchurch, Hampshire.

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