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WALLASEY. It looks across the Mersey to Liverpool, and is linked with Birkenhead by docks and wharves on the site of an ancient forest, once the home of the red deer and wild ox. It is Liverpool's playground, t... more
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European Family history
"Does anyone know how i could research my Family tree(Mothers side) who where from France prior to 1900?". This is proving a brick wall situation. I appreciate any help here . Thank you.
Puckey Family
I am trying to find any relatives of the PUCKEY Family of Wallasey in the 1980s. My late Father Trevor Parry was part of this lineage. I know there was a Neil Puckey , that's all?. Any information is welcome. Thank you. wendy
red mail Follow Up Ross Family
looking for my Great Grandfather on my mother's side. His name is James McDonnell. I believe he was born around 1843 in Ireland. I have a death certificate from Wallasey, Cheshire for 10 June 1900 age 57, Brickmaker laborer for Smith Lane Liscard. Resident of informant shows Edward McDonnell, Son, 23 Farm Rd. Transmere. He married Elizabeth Livingston in Jan., Mar., or Mar., in Birkenhead. They had 7 children. All the James McDonnells I have found have be connected to Australia which cannot be true. In July of 1823 my Grandmother Ellen visited Birkenhead at 20 Mill Street with her sister Anna. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks: Ron
red mail Ross Family
I am trying to fine information on my great Grandfather on my mothers side. His name is James McDonnell (McDonald). He was married to Elizabeth Livingston. Their daughter Ellen McDonnell is my Grandmother, she married John Ross and had 2 daughters, Nora my mother and Lillian. John Ross came to America in 1910, my Grandmother and 2 daughter followed in 1912 sailing on the Baltic arriving in New York in May of 1912. Rumor has it they were supposed to sail on the Titanic but canceled at last moment. ( unable to confirm) I have found several James McDonnells by the dates don't match as most of them were in Australia.
red mail Morrow family
Hi I am looking for information about the MORROW family. Originally from Ireland and settled in Wallasey area around early 1900s. Particularly looking for info on Edith Morrow born 1905 and her parents William and Mary Morrow (nee Horner). Thanks
red mail mills family
I am researching James Mills who lived in Wallasey. He was born around 1910 and served in WW2. He was killed in Java, Malayasia in the 1940's.
red mail Charlotte S.T. Shirley
In her will, written in 1942, Miss Anna Geraldine Tripp of College Green, Belfast left an oil painting of her mother Mrs Hannah Tripp nee Hamilton who died in 1902, to Mrs Charlotte S.T. Shirley then living at 19 Newland Drive, Wallasey, Cheshire. Has anyone, anywhere, knowledge of these families? Any help much appreciated.
Marriage certificate of John Murray and Emma Howard 1930 John lived in Withens Lane Wallasey,Emma lived in Naples Rd Wallasey.Free to anyone interested.John
red mail Smiths or Doyles
Hi. Looking for any information on these families who lived in or near Kelvin Road, Seacombe in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Granddad Smith was widowed and married again - to a Florence Barker the second time. First wife might have been Alice Cayton. I believe he had 4 sons from each marriage. Grandad Doyle married a Florence Taylor in Yorkshire (Wortley?) and they had 3 daughters when they moved to Seacombe. Many thanks
red mail John & Mary Jane Staples
I am trying to locate the grandchildren or great grandchildren of John & Mary Staples (nee Ball), who would be the children of Eliza, Charles, Sarah, Martha, Rose, James (my grandfather), Jack and Archie Staples. Given that my grandfather (James)was one of the younger children of the family, it is more likely that only great grandchildren are about. John & Mary Staples with their children lived at 241 Rake Lane, Wallasey from about 1911 until 1929 (before this they lived at 12 Eleanor Street, Wallasey).
red mail walker family
Hi ,I am trying to find out more about my famil, grandfather Arthur walker of new brighton, I beleive the family was large, and they also collected cockles, my father was Robert walker,sister Carol and brother David any info would be realy appreciated.
red mail Earley family nee Allinson and Cameron
I'm trying to locate the family of Joan Earley,born Allinson in around 1921/22 in Wallasey area of Cheshire.She married ,was widowed then married Stanley Earley in 1955.Their son,Noel was born in 1962.Can anyone help?
red mail Buchanan's Flour & Animal Feed Mills Wallasey
I would like to hear from any of the ex work force, from either mills A, B / Blue Cross animal feed. I inherited some material. Nice to recall the site layout, interior, and conveyor gantries. May be you worked the silo's on the north or south site, or the floating grain legs. The old rope race engine house and it's hidden secret, and the big fire at the central provender warehouse. Please get in touch.
red mail Shaw or Bennet - Wallasey 1920 - present
I am trying to trace Reginald A C Shaw or Terence R Shaw, born in Wallasey in 1943 - 46 to Robert Patrick Shaw and Ethel Bennet. Robert and Ethel married in 1940. I think Robert died in Wallasey in 1981. They are descendants of Robert Warburton Shaw and Ellen Barry, who married in Liverpool in 1911. I will be grateful for any information or assistance. Many thanks - Richard
red mail family name Elliott
Hi all, am looking for anything I can find in the Wallasey area about the family name Elliott. Irene was born in Wallasey in 1933, she had a brother Harold who was a merchant seaman born 1929. Any information no matter how small would be very welcome. Thank you. Jenny
red mail Robert Weare aka Bert
Robert "Bert" Weare b1886 married to Sybil Mildred Cottier b1885 lived in 6 Loretta Road, Wallasey. They had three daugthers Margery, Joan and Betty. I am researching my family tree and would like information
red mail Lloyd / Cansfield family
Looking for parents of George Lloyd born at Wellasey on 3 February 1852. They were father - GEORGE LLOYD, b.about 1830 place unknown but suspect in same area and mother ELIZABETH CANSFIELD, b.abt 1830 probably same area. Any information of George and Elizabeth would be greatly appreciated.
Navy League Sea Training Home
I am looking for information about the above home which was located in Withens Lane, Liscard, Wallasey. An ancestor who was born and lived in London is shown as being there on the 1911 census and I would be interested to find out more about the establishment.
red mail John P. or William A. Brown
Looking for either of these brothers In Wallasey around 1905 to 1950's. John aka Jack's wife was Polly. Jack owned a newsagent's. Wm's wife was possibly Phyllis.
red mail Susanna, married Solberg 1943
Susanna, maiden name unknown, married Christian(Kristian) Solberg on February 2.1943. He was a Norwegian sailor. He died on March 7. 1943 when his boat went down in the Atlantic Ocean. Susanna's address was Mrs Susanna Solberg, 8 Water street, Wallasey, Cheshire, England. Is there anyone that can trace her? Perhaps she remarried?
red mail Johnson family - wallasey
Hi. I'm looking for anyone who might be realated to me. My grandfather was SAMUEL JOHNSON,born 1901 died 1934. He lived in Silverlea Avenue, Liscard, Wallasey. His father Joseph was born 1860 and died in 1933. If you think you can help, that would be great, my father ALAN JOHNSON, bn 1927 died 1997 lived in Leasowe with my mum IRENE and me (only child). Thanks Dave
red mail Ryan Family of Seacombe & Wallasey
Hi I am trying to find any relatives of Joseph Edward Ryan who lived in 11 Demesne St Seacombe,he had 2 children May Agnes Ryan and a son named Arthur Joseph Ryan born 1902. Joseph also had 3 brothers John,Joseph & James Ryan.I am trying to find out if Arthur Joseph Ryan married and whom. I know the family was living at the above address fpr at least 40 years. There is another branch of Ryans on my paternal side who where resident in Hardie Ave Hoylake area in about 1938,James Ryan married a Laura Kate Cooper and all I know from family lore that they went back and forth to South Africa and they had a son called Rex Ryan and I think an Audrey Ryan. Thanks in advance and any info would be appreciated.
red mail MARR - of Wallasey & Huyton
My maternal ancestors were the Marrs of Wallasey.My great grandmother lived at Huyton Quarry in the mid to late 1940s, in a terrace house behind which was an area of waste ground with the Liverpool-Prescot railway embankment at the far end and main road, with a bus-stop, at the other. The Marrs of Wallasey were, I understand, the fish merchants and had three sons named, James, John and Peter. The daughters, Martha and Anne, married two brothers, Edward (my grandfather)and William (my great uncle) HOULTRAM, who lived in the Portico and Grange Park area, near Prescot. Any and all information welcomed and appreciated.
red mail EDWARDS
John Edwards born Wrexham 1825 married Emily Francis Shepherd 1856 St Hilarys Parish Church Wallasey .Children: Thomas Edwin b 1858,Ernest Charles b 1861,Emily Ethel Maud b 1863,John Arthur Stanley b 1866. Thomas was editor of the Manxman Journal 1911-1914. Family Address on 1881 census Falkland Road Liscard.
red mail Williams
I am looking for information on a Williams family, headed by Herbert Henry Williams, wife Margaret Maud, with sons Arthur, Charles and Frank (B.1917). Arthur and Charles ( known as Nelson) joined the Liverpool Fire Brigade c.1937 and Frank joined the army in 1939. At one time lived in Stonehouse Road.
red mail Wallasey
Any information about a gentleman named Clarence Dickinson born in Wallasey or possibly Liverpool, would be greatly appreciated. D.O.B possibly 1899 - 1909. We know his Grandmother had a pawnbrokers shop in Scotland Road, Liverpool, and at some time he was on the Council of Wallasey or possbly Liverpool. Many thanks to anyone who can help.
red mail Maldon
I am looking for a nephew who lived in wallasey in 1955 would love to know of his whereabouts
red mail nelson in wallasey
iam searching the name of nelson in wallasey any info would be great thank you
My great uncle.One of 4 sons 4 daughters Bn SOUTH MARSTON Wilts 1870-71.Married a Builders daughter .from RHYL , MARY CAROLINE FOULKS bn 1868 .In 1895 Lived at RYHL And at 22 Torrington Rd WALLASEY had 3boys+2girls One of the girls qualified as a Music Teacher at 15 years old.(CAROLINE) Ernest travelled about Working as a CARPENTER.One of the sons used to stay in Montague Street Swindon When working in the area (his aunts house, LAURA PILL) Nee WILLIAMS One of the sisters of ALFRED OWEN WILLIAMS 1877-1930.The Author and POET.All contact lost with this side of family since WW2 working on Williams Lineage since 1973 because I am one!! Does any name ring a bell.THANKS to notice board after 83 years WE have found each other,I never thought it could happen for me what a nice feeling it is ONLY ONE MISSING NOW " NICKY BILLINGTON " who says she is a relative of ALFRED WILLIAMS and MARY MARIA WILLIAMS ,Please make contact where ever you are . THE BIOGRAPHY of ALFRED by LEONARD CLARK (1945)does not have the correct name of his Welsh Grandmother(paternal) with the correct Surname it leads to a fantastic Lineage!!,Will tell you the rest if ever we meet up.Ok Nicky ,Catherine has made contact with you congrats,on the birth of your son ,hoping you make contact ,it,s been a long time. LATEST--The relatives of Ernest Lloyd Williams and Edgar David Williams met on 24th May 2008 at South Marston after many years in the wilderness!! A good time was had by all. Latest 5 June 08 Nicki Billington is in contact after seeing this entry on Curious Fox. .Allen
red mail walkers and davies'
I am looking for the walkers and davies' who lived in wallasey and new brighton in the early 1900s. ethel davies married william stordy walker in 1931. does anyone know anything about my family? thank you
James Ravenhill
Looking for information about James Ravenhill , born about 1800 ( place unknown ) , married Ann Oliver in 1839 and died about 1870 . Known to have been in the Royal Artillery at Fort Percy Rock and had 3 children , Elizabeth , Anne and John James .
red mail Jeffs family
Looking for any information on Edward Jeffs family who was born in wallasey cheshire. He was my grandfather.
red mail Newtons of Wallasey
Am looking for decendents of my uncles, Tom and Maurice Newton, born in 1913 and 1920 in Birkenhead area. Both were married and had children, both died in the 1970's. Mother Eva nee Preston, father Edward Owen, sister Margaret (Peggy) and Hilda, brother Fred. Family lived at 29 Mill Lane in Wallasey.
red mail bailey
lokking for any information,descendants of trevor william bailey,who died in december 1976. he was married to margaret,and had three children. many thanks
red mail Cooper
Looking for connections to great grandfather Austin Cooper who married Catherine Clarke at Church of St Peter & St Paul,Birkenhead in 1883 -had 5 children.
red mail Riley
Looking for Joseph Riley born 1908, one time greengrocer in New Brighton. Had son frank and daughters June and Jackie born after 1940. Also Alexander Edna Riley born 1902 in New Brighton.
red mail kay family
my 3x gt grandad was john kay c1804 poulton-cum-seacombe. he was a fisherman/canal boatman. he married mary davies c1809 in 1824 at st john old haymarket liverpool. they had quite a few children, the sons also becoming boatmen. found ties to wirrel/wallasey/birkenhead. anyone researching this name who may like to share info plz contact me.
red mail Frank Williams b1926 Wallasey/Birkenhead
Looking for relatives of Frank Williams b1926 in Wallasey/Birkenhead area. Any information would be welcomed. Thanks.
red mail Jones family abt 1740 - 1760
I'm looking for a family line for Samuel Jones born 1768, Wallasey, married to Esther B 1773. I am intersted in the family lines of both Samuel and Esther. Possible parents of Samuel are John and Margt. John B 1742
red mail Bellwood
Does anyone have any information on the Bellwood family who have connections to the Liverpool area between about 1840 - 1955? Isaac Henry Bellwood was born in 1867 and died in 1932. He was a Pawnbroker. One of his sons, Philip Roland Bellwood was also a Pawnbroker and Jeweller. He died in 1954.
red mail Pearce
Looking for any info on George Pearce b.1897 in Wallasey, Cheshire. His wife Annie (Pater) Pearce. She was born in Dover, Kent in 1879, her father Benjamen Pater. his Father, Arthur Joseph Pearce, at one time an Alderman in Dover.
red mail ASHCROFT
Looking for information on Alfred Ashcroft born about 1908. Married to a Mary Gilmour in Isle of Man in 1932. Came to live in Edith Road Wallasey 1941 or just after, still there in 1960. Alfred is my Uncle Im trying to trace any relatives.
red mail BRADFORD
Looking for any details on George Bradford, postman or Joan Bradford his daughter of Limekiln Road, Wallasey
red mail butterfield
looking for family of Sam Butterfield b.1876 in Wilsden. Residing at 34 Ripon Road Wallasey in 1922.Any info.welcome
red mail vaughan
looking for information on trevor vaughan and eva vaughan nee crosbie married 1915 approx
My maternal grandmother was Alice Carroll, born Wallasey 1897. I have found quite a number of the family (which also includes Ledshams, Bennetts, Horsfalls and Lowe) and would love to hear from anyone else researching this family, especially any news of my 2 x great grandfather Lawrence Carroll, who came from Ireland about 1830 - 1840, and my grandmother's brother Peter Carroll born 1892 and who I can't find after 1901 (have the others!)
red mail ryan/ashley
trying to do family tree,anyone out there know anything or anyone connected to John (Johnny) Ryan born 1878,in liverpool area i think, he married Amy Ashley in liverpool sometime in June 1912,he was an army man,served untill the late 20's early 30's,then worked on the mersey tunnel,last worked in the R.A.F camp in Saugall Massey till it closed down around 1955-56,they lived on Alfred Rd in Seacombe,they lived next door to me as they where my grandparents,Amy died around 1953? while John died some time in the 60's,he went to live with his sister URSULA in liverpool when Alfred road houses where pulled down about 1959-60,any info would be gratefully appreciated
red mail HOUSE NAME
red mail Robinson
I am interested in information on William Albert Robinson (Bill) b Wallasey Village 1890. Particularly interested in his father or grandfather whose oil paintings of wallasey village are stored in the Williamson Art Gallery
red mail MOLYNEUX Wallasey
I am searching for details on Richard, George Thomas and John Molyneux (spelling varies) who were in Birkenhead in 1871 and later in Wallasey. They were born in Chester. I am decended from Hannah Molyneux their only sister and would like to make contact with relatives of the above. Names linked to above are LEAR,OWENS, GRIFFITHS. Thanks.
red mail HISTORY
red mail DEAN/BURKE
Emma Jane Dean(nee Burke,born Liverpool 1885 )married Henry Dean merchant seaman 1903? sons Frank,Harry,Ken all m/seamen in ww2.Lived 37 Gerard rd Wallasey during war. Seeking contact to establish Georgina Burke b1890 details,her son Len
Layfield, John Leslie
I'm trying to find information on John Leslie Layfield, he was born 3/12/1908 in Birkenhead his father was William Layfield and his mother Annie Griffiths Layfield (nee Langley) In 1942 he was living at 77 Egerton Street, Wallasey and he worked for a ship builiding company. I'm also looking for Margaret Freda Layfield living at the same address.
red mail John Hoyland
John Hoyland (Nov 04) Looking for information on John Hoyland -'Bloody Jack' - born about 1916 possibly in the Wallasey area -spent some of his war years in the Gosport/Portsmouth area returned to Wallasey area about 1946- his father was believed to have been a police sergeant
red mail Davies
Trying to find details on Geoffrey Davies and his wife and 3 daughters,living in Wallasey in 1940s - 1950s.He was possibly river pilot and she a headmistress.
red mail Etherington & Ryan Families
trying to find details about my grandfathers,my dads dad george or henry etherington,lived by liscard cemetry where worked for 40 years,and my mums dad john joseph ryan,who lived in seacombe,he was in the army for thirty years,came out in the late 20's or early 30's,worked on mersey tunnel,then worked at the airforce base in saugall massey untill it closed in the fifties,would appreciate any information about them
red mail Parker
Looking for the children of Stephen Harold Parker and Lillian Margery (Hope).

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