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red mail Family of Ethel Ghilks
My late mother had a very good friend called Ethel Ghilks.They were friends from school days,with Ethel writing in my mothers autograph book.I think Ethel passed away around 1970.I think she lived in Hutton Avenue near Beaufort Road.If Ethel has any family I would love to get in touch to see if they could tell me which school my mother went to.
red mail Charlie Riley Ashton Under Lyne
In 1927 my mother went to live with a family called Riley in Boyds Bulding Gorsey Lane Ashton under Lyne,she was aged 14.Also at this address was a boy named Charlie Riley who had also been taken in by this family. Does any one know of this man who may still be alive today.I would love to know what happened to him.An elderly genleman who knew him when they were young said he was very kind and always smiling. They went to the cinema in Ashton to see a silent western starring Tom Mix.Please can anyone help me.
red mail Ratcliffe/Radcliffe Family
I am looking for information regarding Joseph Wm. Ratcliffe who married Annie Elizabeth Wragg they had two sons Wilfred born 1889, Gilbert born 1892, and a daughter Mona born 1900. Also James Ratcliffe born 1876, Walter Ratcliffe born 1878 all in Ashton-under-Lyne and Esther Ratcliffe born 1884 Ridgehill Stalybridge. Can anyone help.
red mail Bradbury and Hyde/Marland families
Both families living in Ashton-Under-Lyne on 1861 census. Hydes in Grosvenor St, Bradburys inVictoria St. John Bradbury was a grocer. His wife was Sarah (maiden name?) Children Mary,Amos & Jabez-all unmarried in their 20's. The Hydes were John & Margaret (Marland) They had a number of children including Mark, Elizabeth (b.1837) John (who later married Emma Schofield and emigrated to New Zealand as did Elizabeth) Some of each family worked in the cotton mills. The Bradbury family were all listed as being born in Dukinfield,Cheshire. Jabez also emigrated to New Zealand two years after Elizabeth Hyde and they married there in 1865. Any information at all appreciated!
red mail Linoleum Factory
Does anyone have knowledge of a linoleum factory in the Ashton or Dukinfield area? I'm trying to trace the movements of my grandfather (John BLYTH (1871-1947) who went there from Kirkcaldy in 1898/99 until 1901. The factory could have been bought by Barry, Ostlere & Shepherd Ltd or by Michael Nairn Ltd. Any help, however small, would be appreciated.
red mail Looking for Joseph Slater\Ashton Under Lyne
Looking for info on my great grandfather Joseph Slater christened June 1, 1828 at Saint Michael, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire. He married Ellen Ashton\Carr Apr. 04, 1854 they had six children, Thomas, Arthur, Sarah, Joseph, Frederick, Ernest. Frederick is my grandfather. Would really like to know more about this family, as far as I know only my grandfather came to Canada. Thanks Gail
red mail Nelson
Searching for family of John Nelson, b. about 1800, married Agnes (Ann) Tennant Watson in 1832 in Ashton-under-lyne. (She married 1st John Watson, and later married 3rd Thomas Leigh). John is the father of Joseph Riter (1833), James (1835) and Mary Jane Nelson (1838).
red mail colmans, parkingtons
Seeking info about my late grandfather's brothers who are believed to have emigrated to Canada or USA. My grandfather was EDWARD COLMAN (born Ashton c1899). He had an elder sister MARGARET COLMAN (born Radcliffe c1898 and two younger brothers, MALACHI COLMAN (born Ashton c1900) and MARTIN COLMAN (born Ashton 1902). I would appreciate any info at all about any of these four. Their irish born father (also Martin Colman), was a police constable in Lancs, their mother ELIZABETH HANNAH nee PARKINGTON, died in 1902 just after Martin was born. Martin married again in 1908 to Emily Ashworth, info about her also gladly received. Edward married Maggie Roscoe; they had Edward, Agnes, Winnie, Margaret, Ronald, and my father Bernard.
WALTON Joseph and John
Looking for connections to John WALTON born 1848 at Ridghill, Lancs. Parents Joseph Walton, coalminer, and Nancy BUCKLEY both of Stalybridge. Married Mary Ann PLANT 1872 Manchester Cathedral. John variously coalminer, farmer, tanner. Lived Newton Heath, Lancs.
J.F. Beaumont, Photographer
Trying to date some old family photos, should be the 1880/1890's. studios are as follow: J.F. Beaumont Oldham and Ashton under Lyne; Philburn 3 Market Ave Ashton Under Lyne; Rose 3 Market Ave. Ashton Under Lyne; Mrs. E. Moss 9 Chester Square Ashton Under Lyne; Mrs. J. Bardsley 216 Stamford St. Ashton Under Lyne; T. Wright 216 Stamford St. Ashton Under Lyne.
red mail Thacker Family
Any one know info regarding Joseph Thacker and Sarah Etchels - married Manchester Cathedral in 1804. Anything about these two or other family members would be fab
red mail SHERIDAN
Does anyone have any information on Francis SHERIDAN - only information I have is that he was born in Ashton Under Lyne c. 1823 and was a carpenter. He married Mary MOYSE on 12.2.1855 in Stoke Damarel, Devon.
Matley - Ashton-u-Lyne
I'm starting to build my family tree and would appreciate any information on William Matley born on 5th Nov 1896 in the waterloo district of Ashton-u-Lyne
red mail Marland, Betts,
Henry Marland b. 11 Jan 1817, son of Caleb Marland 1786 and Martha Turner, married Prudence Betts b.20 May 1820, father John Joseph Betts an early fighter for the rights of workers in the mills and a Chartist, and mother Ann Norbury, in Bollington, Cheshire father Rodger Norbury. Three other siblings for Prudence Betts - Hannibal Betts, Patience Vesta Betts and John Joseph Betts jnr. who all lived in Ashton u Lyne or Manchester. Henry Marland and Prudence Betts had five children, (1) Eliza Marland born 1844 who died aged two, (2) John Henry Marland b. 2 Jan 1848 - John H is a mystery to us but became a bookeeper by 1871, (3) Andrew Marland b.26 Aug 1849 in Ashton under Lyne, who married Emma Julia Paling (who had changed her name to Emma Julia Stenton Paling Browne), (4) Arthur Marland b. 13 May 1863 Ashton, who married Mary Ellen Swindells - dau of Harry Hammond Swindells (hanged for murder in 1884 at Strangeways prison after marrying a second time), and Ann Chadwick, who died early; Arthur Marland and Mary Ellen had two daughters and two sons, one of whom died in WW1, and (5) William Betts Marland b. 26 Jul 1854 who married Hannah Maria Chadwick, half sister of Arthur Marland's mother in law Ann!!!; the latter pair had sons Hugh Marland 1885 (who ran a newsagents in A U L), and Harry Betts Marland 1888. Harry Betts Marland, born in Ashton was on the "Baltic", destination New York, on Dec 9th 1911 'seeking employment' but returned shortly thereafter and died in A U L. The children of Henry and Prudence Marland are recorded in family bible. Andrew (my ancestor) and Arthur are available with descendants since joining! William Betts Marland died in 1 Feb 1933. Thank you for reading this.
Theresa Mullin b @ 1863 Waterford, Ire. married 1874James Hagerty b1855 Stalybridge . They had 4 children; Ann Jane Haggerty b 1889; Agnes b 1891; Arthur b 1881 and Mary A. b 1883. They emigrated to US @ 1893 .Mary A. married Clarence Cochran. Arthur married Alice Butler.
Jane Batho b7/16/1846 married James Smith b @1845 they had children: Mary Alice Smith 1867 ;Maria Smith 1869 and Elizabeth Ann Smith b 1871 , all in Dukinfield. Maria Smith m William Margeson 1889 had 10 children: Thomas Harry;James William;May; Elizabeth; Alice; Richard Edmund;George; Alice Freda;Hector and Gladys Freda.Elizabeth Ann Smith married John Morgan, fish dealer and later William Hulme. They emigrated to US @ 1894.
red mail Sterndale, John James
Looking for information on my Grandfather John James Sterndale who was born 3/2/1871 and lived in Ashton Under Lyne before emigrating to the U.S. He married Jane Elizabeth Walton born 8/29/1870 also of Ashton Under Lyne.
red mail LEES
Looking for information on the family of Samuel Lees born 1828 in Ashton under Lyne and lived at King St, Hurst, with his wife Sarah(Oldham)and children James, Anne, Lydia ,Mary Jane, and John Thomas.By 1891 the parents and Lydia had moved to Failsworth but I would like to find out where the rest of the family eventually moved on to.
red mail looking for hallworth family
looking for any family related to david hallworth (jan 1902-dec 1979).brothers,jack, isaac,simeon, albert, poss john. sisters alice and hilder. isaac's son, ceaser hallworth. simeom and albert died 1917 battle of the somme?
red mail Precious family
Is anyone connected to Fredrick Precious a soldier in 9th foot reg father mattihas a tailor who maried mary ann fiztpatrick father william a tailor vicki
red mail Searching Rochford/McCabe family origins in Staleybridge
Michael Rochford married Elizabeth McCabe in 1869 in Ashton under Lyne area. Michael's father was possibly Garratt Rochford and his mother was Catherine Sullivan both from Wexford, Ireland. Following the death of his parents in Ireland, Michael moved to Staleybridge to live with his mother's sister Esther Sullivan. He worked as a cotton carder and it is believed he met Elizabeth in Staleybridge
red mail Higginbottom & Braddock
John Braddock married Emma Higginbottom daughter of John Higginbottom and his second wife, Elizabeth HARROP, on 3 Nov 1835 in Ashton Under Lyn. John Braddock was a doctor and they had 9 sons before migrating to South Australia in 1852. I am trying to find John Braddock's parents. He was born 1808, possibly in Tintwistle, Cheshire.
red mail KERSHAW
Looking for information on Thomas Kershaw (1781) who married Nancy Robinson in Ashton u Lyne. Also John Kershaw who married Hannah Knott in 1779.
red mail Hulme
Researching family of John HULME & Emma STEWARD. They had: Edward b. abt 1861 Ashton-u-Lyne William b. abt 1863 Ashton-u-Lyne John b. Jan. 26, 1865 (may be others) John b. 1865, went to US 1913 with wife Alice MARSH. Six children followed, a dau. Ethel went with husband to Australia. The six to US were: Arthur b. 1888 Harold b. 1889 Emma b. 1892 Warwick b. 1895 John b. 1897 Joseph Edward b. 1901
red mail hopwood-tattersall
looking for hiram hopwood b. around 1860's and alice tattersall. daugther my greatgrand mother was alice hopwood reece b1887 m.herbert reece from hyde.
Looking for a start to my paternal line. Philip Reaney m. Ernestine Hofius in Belize about 1943. Philips father was probably Percy, Philip had sister called Marian, family lived in Ashton Under Lyne on Oldham rd. in 1940's. Also have names of children during this time, Paul, Roger, and Lesley. Any help appreciated as I have hit a blank wall. Thank you
red mail SHAW
George SHAW(1914-2000)born Lees,was the son of Lena SHAW, born Ashton (1893 -1920)& Henry DALTON Lena SHAW was the daughter of Joseph SHAW (1872- 1896)of Saddleworth & Sarah ALBISON, born Cheshire. After the early death of Joseph, Sarah married Robert Harrop Marland, son of Allan Marland. The parents of Joseph SHAW were Napoleon SHAW & Maria SHAW the father of Napoloen was Joseph SHAW a Coal Agent according to his sons marriage certificate. Everyone else worked at the local mill. They lived a 4New Road Ashton. Any connections? Any additinal info?
red mail Cabbin Family Tree
George Cabbin Born 1842? married Sarah Ann Derwent had 7 children George, Levi, Thomas,Robert,Sarah,Mary,Ann. Levi had a son Edward who married Gertrude McCarthy they had a child John Cabbin my father. Anybody who has any information it would be appreciated. thanks Patricia
red mail Looking for Bakewell's
I am looking for George Henry married Margaret Dundaven, children James, Miles, Louisa, Alfred, Ellen. George Henry's father George mother Alice, siblings Elisabeth, Laura, Sarah ( married Arthur Whitehouse), James, Miles, William, Harry
red mail Lookin for any thing on Hay, George
I am lookin for information on George Hay, born Jun 24 1824 and may have been married to Mary Ann Rutherford Jan 16 1853 at Manchester Cathedral. He may have died some time after 1881 in Lytham
JOHN DAVIDSON born in FALKIRK, SCOTLAND, married EMMA ROBINSON also known as EMILY. Had children Kenneth, Mary, Hector, Iris, and Leonard.
Looking For William Slater
I am looking for any details of a William Slater who married Alice Taylor 17 April 1808 St Micheal Ashton Under Lyne. His son John(9 April 1811)a convict is my G G grandfather.John was first married to a Betty Matley in Lancashire(22 June 1834) and they had a daughter Alice (1834). I am hoping someone may be able to help. Regards Pat
Joseph/Mary Collier Gardiner
Joseph married Mary Collier on May 20, 1853 at St.Michael's, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. Mary's maiden name was Collier. Her parents were James and Ann(e) Hall Collier. Mary had 2 siblings that are known: Margaret and James. The parents of Josephare Benjamin and Betty Gardiner. The spelling of the last name may be Gardner or Gardener. I am looking for any info on these ancestors who I know relocated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA) between 1853 and 1858.
red mail Allott
looking for ALLOTT in ashton under lyne duckinfield audenshaw lancs
red mail Mechanics Institute Library
From Cassells Gazetter c1896 Ashton under Lyne : 1891 Population : 47,291 - Has a Mechanics Institute with a library of 7,000 vols.
red mail Winterbottom Connections!!
Betty WINTERBOTTOM married Ralph BRADBURY October 14 1839 in P.Ch. Ashton Under Lyne, Barton. From then on she called herself Elizabeth. Her father John was a collier. Witnesses were Thomas Grimshaw and William Armitage who I hope were not just clerks of the church. Have been unable to establish any more links previous to marriage.
red mail Cookson Family
Information wanted on Stenton Cookson, born in Stockport, Cheshire, 1859, his ancestors and descendants. He may have married Betsy Ann Arnold in Newark, Notts, in 1883. Brother of my greatgrandfather, Charles Henry Cookson and son of Isaac Cookson, born Stockport about 1832, and Ellen Bardsley. Can you help?
red mail Schofield, Thomas
We have a Thomas Schofield, father of Ruth Schofield who married a COPE (COOPE?) Mar 13, 1809 at St. Peter's Leeds.
red mail Frederick Schofield
Looking for information on Frederick Schofield who married Mary Ann Jones in 1875 and was the father of Thomas Schofield

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