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Runcorn (Montpelier) Cheshire
RUNCORN. It was once a fashionable health resort and was called Montpelier, its air and waters attracting people from afar. Now it is a workaday place with great chemical and alkali works, and little to draw th... more
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red mail Whitney of Runcorn
Looking for info on Ancestors of William Whitney b 1874 Runcorn Married Elizabeth Ellen Kennerley 1891 in Widnes. Had 6 Children, Samuel 1894, Florence 1895 William 1899, John 1902, Isabella Maud b 1907, Arthur b 1910 - all Weston Village, Runcorn. Thanks
Hi there, I am having trouble gathering information on the Barker Family Tree - this is my paternal side, I have got lots of information on my maternal side - Stringer. Any help or information would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Seftons
Looking for desendants of Joseph Sefton and wife Jane (nee Wilson )who lived in Jacksons Lane, near Windmill St, Delph Bridge, Runcorn.
red mail Deans of Robert St Runcorn
Looking for relations of my Uncles Walter & William Henry Dean who lived sometime in Robert Street Runcorn..
red mail parish school
am looking for Roy Price lived Brackley St Runcorn about 1940 1960 went to Parish School and a member of 4th Runcorn Scouts.
Looking for information about David J GIBSON who was a professional footballer born in Runcorn in 1931 and played for Everton, Swindon , Headington (later Oxford)and Bedford Town in the 50s and 60s. I'm compiling a history of Bedford Town FC (see would be interested to find out what other clubs he played for, if any, and about his later life.
red mail Booth/Surrey Street
Hi, does anyone out there have any information on Mary Booth b. 1896/7? She lived at 34 Surrey Street and had two boys, William Edward (known as Ted) and John (known as Jack). Their father still goes unknown to this day although various rumours abound. Any information appreciated no matter how small. Thank you.
red mail Ellen CROSBY nee Longshaw.1792-1851
Ellen Crosby nee longshaw married Moses Crosby 23 December 1809 Farnworth Lancashire. Moved to Runcorn Cheshire c1825 along with family. They had eleven children. Farmers and shop keepers Farnworth and Runcorn. Buried Daresbury.
red mail SALKELD - arthur 1851-1920
Interested in SALKELD family history whilst in Runcorn, prior to Arthur's death in Liverpool LAN
red mail Mary Ann Percival
Original name was Mary Ann Neal Percival,born in late 19th century,married to Charles Henry Cavanagh.Looking to solve this part of the family tree of the Cavanagh's of Runcorn.
red mail Carruthers Alexander
I am interested in finding out about my great grandfather Alexander Carruthers and grandmother Mary Elizabeth. They lived in Runcorn,but I beieve that Alexander moved to Runcorn from Durham Hebburn in 1881.
red mail Curtis / Brady / Holland
Looking for information on Milton Claude Curtis and Lilian Brady who were actors working the repertory circuit during the 1900-1930 period. In 1914 they had a child born in Runcorn - Elizabeth Lilian Holland Curtis who was given up for adoption shortly after birth. This child was my mother.
red mail William Reid
Has anyone got any info on the late William Reid born 1920 he lived at 3 Albert St Runcorn before he got married to Lavinia Ellams in 1949 He was an Ambulance Driver at the time and later worked for Duggan's Funeral services in WIDNES any info no matter how small is more than welcome to his G/Daughter who never knew him also any info on his Aunt's ITA & Lillian Thornhill who i believe are/were Doctors Also Aunt Sarah thank's robert
red mail David May
I am looking for more information on my Great Grandfather David May who lived at 3 Duke Street and later 52 Portland Street. Portland Street was his address when he died on 18th Nov 1916
red mail patrick mcnicholas
I am looking for any information about a John Patrick Mcnicholas aged 27yrs in 1926 and living in Widnes at that time.His fathers name was Patrick Mcnicholas.I am also trying to see if there is a connection between these Mcnicholas's which are on my Grandad's side to Robert Mcnicholas born approx 1850 in Liverpool who is on my Grandma's side of the family.
red mail ACKERLEY
Any family members of Samuel Ackerley, born in 1827 in Runcorn, had brother John, both came to America. Samuel came on the ship Juventa from Liverpool in 1855, he is my G-Grandfather. Am interested in contacting any of this Ackerley family. Thanks! Barbara
red mail Jones (Thomas Alfred - Todger)
Want family history of Thomas Alfred Jones VC DCM for research purposes
I have an odd entry on the 1891 census of an Emma Barker from Runcorn, Cheshire age unknown but the transcript puts her at 7 in 1891. I believe that her father was Charles Barker (born 1845) and mother may have been Mary Cecily Cursons OR another Emma (possibly nee Slade). Does anyone have any further info?? Ta, Em
red mail Cole Family, Runcorn
looking for any information on twin sisters Ruth and Beryl Cole.
red mail looking for michael cross
im looking for micheal cross who lived with his family at cross farm weston village runcorn,he left there late 50s-early 60s he moved to the isle of wight and opened a B&B,he would be in his 70s now if anybody has any information about him or his family could you please get in touch as i have been looking for the past 20-25 years thankyou
red mail Mathews Mcnicholas
Looking for info on Margaret Mathews and Patrick Mcnicholas, married in Runcorn 1900. Went on to live in both Liverpool and Widnes, had several children Mary, Kit, Ned,John and Sarah possibly more.Margaret possibly had sister Alice married at same time to James Cadman.
red mail Evan Price Lewis, Runcorn and Llangyniw
Looking for descendants of Evan and Prudence Lewis d Runcorn early 1900s. Three known sons, Arthur, David and Maurice. This family lived variously in London, Sedgley, Wales and Runcorn. Prudence was Innkeeper of the Cross Keys Inn, Llangynog in 1891.
Please has any info or photos of the following WILLIAM ROSEBURY born 1835 runcorn married a ann and they had children as follows PHOEBE BORN 1871 RUNCORN /MARY BORN 1869 RUNCORN /JOHN 1865 /GEORGE 1864. BY 1881 they moved to salford many thanks to any one with info
red mail Massey family - Runcorn and surrounding area
Looking for a (Lucy) Ann Massey, born Astmoor c.1851. Father Thomas Massey, born Dutton, a tanner, Mother Mary Ryder. I have info on Lucy Ann from 1871 onwards, but not before. Can anyone help?
red mail boatmen
my family were named TWIGG thy were boatmen on liverpool/leeds canal ring any bells any helpwould be greatfull
red mail Culling (Cullen) Smith Mathers
My great grandfather John Culling born in abt 1811 in Great Gonerby Lincolnshire (census 1871) married a widow Maria Smith born in abt 1825 in Kingley Staffordshire. They married in the middle 1860's. Her first husband was Joseph Smith born in Baxterley Warwickshire in abt 1807 (census 1861). Maria had the following children: Alfred(1849), Arthur(1847), Maria (1862), Alberta, Albert.(1852). In 1868 my Grand mother Ellen Lydia Culling was born to the couple in Runcorn Cheshire. Her parents had both died before she was 15 years old. Her guardians became the Mathers. The Mathers had four children James, Cissie, Nan and Thomas. The Mather guardians died and according to my Grandfather Joseph Seddon she continued to raise them. I have no knowledge of John Culling and Maria Smith (maiden name not known) parents and Siblings. If you can help it would be greatly appreciated.
I am researching the family of my partner, specifically the Ryder family from Walton in Liverpool, and have traced it back as far as a John Ryder, born circa 1804 in Runcorn. I should be grateful for anyone with any information about him or his family.
red mail Baker/Corcoran
Does anyone know of a hotel/public house at 27 mersey street Runcorn 1891? My Great grandfather Alfred Baker and his family lived there. My Grandmother was a servant for the family her name was Mary ellen Corcoran, born in Runcorn 1872. Her father was Michael Corcoran. She had a brother James Corcoran who was a well know trumpet player for the Widnes and Runcorn subs band 1900. Any info welcome.
red mail Pendlebury
John Pendlebury (1829) had Thomas (1858-1925) who m. Fanny DUMBILL (1858-1938) They had 10 children (I won't put them all) The eldest was Thomas (1880) youngest was Mabel (1896). I have even been round the graveyard in Runcorn and found many more Pendleburys that I cannot fit into this line. Please contact if this is of any help to you or you know of more Pendleburys!
red mail Looking for Cole twins
I am looking for Ruth and Beryl Cole from Runcorn. They worked at Burtonwood Warrington in 1954/55
red mail Patten and Ward
I am researching my Grandmothers Grandfather, James Patten (b Scotland 1834) married Louisa Ward (b Runcorn 1834). James was I believe the Captain of the Coastal Schooner The Alma built in Runcorn in 1855, he was killed along with two of his sons, when the ship sank off Angelsey in a storm in 1879.
red mail Runcorn
Seeking any information about Elsie Illidge B? in Runcorn and married Stanley Marshall Farmer who was born in 1904.
red mail ward family
I have a Ward family Sampler detailing_ John Ward b1839 & Eliz Ward b1837 and their children Mary, Martha, margaret,Louisa,John who were born between 1862 and 1872. If anyone is interested in getting in exchanging info please get in touch
red mail 1920-1940
My grandfather Joseph Kilburn ran a drapers in the High Street, Runcorn before WW2. Seeking any info re him,family or business
red mail thomas smith 1840
looking for any of thomas smiths relatives b 1840 married eliza in nottingham. moved to runcorn then widnes. children samuel,mary anne,john,thomas,louisa,matilda and rebecca.i have various old family photos.
red mail john charlesworth wife mary hannah dutton
john charlesworth wife mary hannah probin children born or lived in runcorn 1880 onwards. charlie, herbert, john, kate, mary, sissey, william and albert. i have various old family photos.
Thomas Wolstoncroft RATHBONE 1819 Runcorn,Cheshire shoemaker-Sheffield?; - Sarah DRINKWATER Runcorn?,Cheshire.
red mail Waterworth - Powell
Looking for info on Ashton Waterworth & Mary Ellen Powell, married in 1890 at All Saints Church in Runcorn. They have children Beatrice, Ashton, Mary and Mark. Son Ashton may have been married to Polly and we think they had two sons.
red mail TEMPERLEY - Runcorn
Temperley family where Bakers / Breadmakers in Lowlands Road for many years. Connection to the YATES FAMILY.
red mail Buxton
Great grandfather Samuel, born 1868c died 1902, children Sydney, my grandfather, Charles, Trevor, Tom, Myra Vara to name but a few would like information on Samuel's wife Mary, formerly Rowles.
red mail McCarthy
Any info on Peter J McCarthy lived in Runcorn 1920s/30s. ? brought up by an aunt. Had ? 2 brothers and ?? 1 sister.
Will the person who was looking on this site for John Ryder born 1804 Runcorn, please get in touch I have some information on his Family.
Looking for descendants of Samuel Darbyshire c 1857 married Lily? children Clara, Margaret, Samuel, John, Edith. Lived at 10 Brook St Runcorn.
red mail Runcorn
I am looking for information about my Grandfather Thomas Edwards, born Runcorn c1879 and died in Wigan 1941. He was a coal merchant in Wigan.
Trying to find out any information in regards to my Great Grand Parents, Robert and Ann Morgan (nee:Hanma). They lived on Bridge Street, Runcorn (possibly above a pub) and one of their children, my Grand Father was born there in 1857. Any help would be appreciated.
red mail Kirby - Powell
Looking for any information about Sarah Ann Powell b. 1871 in Nelson Street, Runcorn. Her father was Mark Powell, her mother Sarah Jane Jones. Sarah Ann married George Kirby, an engine driver, they had children - William b. 1892 & Ada Elizabeth b. 1896 also born in Nelson Street.
red mail Helsby
Searching for anyone with the surname HELSBY. My Helsby relatives were born at RUNCORN back int he 1850's most of the male memberw were canal men.

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