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Hartley family
I am trying to trace my Hartley family tree back through the 1500/1600s I have details of Rogerus Hartley born near Colne and there are two entries. One date 16 Feb 1605/6 for Rogerus Hartley baptised at St Bartholomew son of Jolis Hartley and another date 29 June 1606 for Rogerus Hartley baptised at St Bartholomew son of Rogeri Hartley. I need to find the mothers name to establish which one is correct for my tree. Any ideas???
Joseph Shackleton born 1813 in Lomishaw, Colne
My GGGrandfather,on my mother's side, Joseph Shackleton, was born in Lomishaw, Colne in 1813, he was woolcomber by trade. In the 1851 census he was living in Bradford, Yorkshire and was working as an overlooker. I cannot find much about exactly where Lomishaw was/is. Was it an area of big mills or just cottage industries. I guess Shackleton was quite a common name even in that period of time.
red mail Henry & Maggie Spencer
Maggie Spencer was my grandmother's first cousin, the daughter of my gt grandmother's older sister Alice Ann Pickard, formerly Scaife, nee Calverley. Maggie died 20th June 1967 aged 70 yrs. She also had several older siblings surnames Scaife, including Cyrus, born in the late 19th century.
red mail Colne and Cross Hills
Looking for anyone related/researching Annie Windle who in 20 Sept 1902, Colne married George William Doult (born 26 May 1884, Colne). Their children were: Doris (B. 10 Oct 1904) Edna (b. 8 May 1914, CRoss Hills) Alice Ivy (b.22 April 1909, CRoss Hills) Cyril George Harry (b ? died 1940 Catterick Camp.
red mail Holgate/Ridehalgh
Hi, does anyone have any information on the parents of Hartley Holgate (born 1792) in Colne or the parents of his wife Nancy Ridehalgh (born 1794). They were married in Colne in 1815. Thanks.
red mail Jordan Family
Looking for anyone researching Jordans baptised in Colne between 1811 and 1822. My Jordan family are Samuel 1811, Richard 1812, Mary Ann 1815, Sarah 1818, William 1820 and John 1822. Samuel, William and John moved to Bermondsey, London, Surrey. Any info relating to this family would be most welcome.
red mail Holgate
Looking for ancestors of Hargreaves Holgate born about 1846, son of Mary born in Colne about 1805. I have found early records of the surnames Hargreaves, Holgate and Hartley in the late 1500s/early 1600s - the names reappear in the early 1800s and are linked, I am trying to unravel them. There is a gap of around 200 years in the middle and a Samuel Hargreaves Hartley Holgate married in 1872 in Ashton under Lyne. Clues would be much appreciated, Hargreaves Holgate is my husband's great-grandfather and we have his name as the bride's father on his daughter Amy Annie Holgate's marriage certificate from 1907. HH died in 1923 in Birkenhead.
red mail Riley Hindle
I am trying to locate the grave of Riley Hindle who died in 1929 at Hirst Yard, Colne, Lancs
red mail smith and howker families
I am looking for information regarding William Smith and his wife Esther Howker. Both were born in Colne about 1821 and, on his son James Howker Smith's marriage certificate in 1871 it states that William Smith was a grocer, although I also believe he worked as a cotton weaver. In addition to Colne, they also lived in Bacup.
red mail Slater John
John Slater m Betty Ellis in 1780, they had children James, Robert,Sarah, Betty, Ann, Ellen(Eleanor), John and William. All actions at St Bartholomew's Church. Thet lived in Waterside and John may have been a butcher. I would be interested to hear from anyone researching these names.
red mail william pickles colne
looking for info on pickles family from Colne lancs born 1789 and joined royal engineers
red mail Looking for ancestors of William Brumfitt
William Brumfitt was born in 1815 in Colne. He married Margaret Morris in Liverpool in 1835. I think their children were William 1837, twins Walter and Charles 1841, Mary 1845 and Emma 1847.
red mail Rawsons of Trawden
Any info re Rawson family. Maria Rawson b. 1791 Trawden had brother Joseph who fought & was wounded at Waterloo. Discharged 18/7.1817 aged about 30. Maria m. John Heaton of Colne. Would like to know when and where Joseph died.
red mail Storr/Lee Family of Colne
Looking for any information in particular on children of Robert Storr who married Maria Lee and had 3 children being Marie/Maria, George Ernest and also Margaret. I believe Marie/Maria may have had a son Sydney Storr
looking for pilkingtons
i am trying to find relatives of my grandfather thomas randolph pilkington born1894 in padiham he had 2brothers albert born 1886 and henry born 1880 as well as 3 sisters amy rebecca and ann it is decendents of the boys and ann i am looking for in your area thank you brian
red mail Lister/Eccles
Don't have much to go on but am looking for the family of Simon Lister, Colne. In the early 1900's we believe he was the true father of Kenneth William Eccles.Wanting to find info for my husband, son of Kenneth, as Simon Lister would have been his true grandfather. Kenneth was brought up by his aunt as one of her own along with 13 other Eccles children. He passed away in 1990.Any info appreciated
red mail Shackleton Street Colne
John& Ruth Crabtree 1841 Shackleton st Colne then Parliament st John born 1811 weaver
Lawrence SHUTTLEWORTH ca 1680 Colne
I would like to contact anyone who has info on the following:- 1. Lawrence SHUTTLEWORTH son/James SHUTTLEWORTH and Elizabeth BANCROFT, bn ca 1680 prob at Colne Lan, mr Agnes SMITH dau/Edward SMITH and Elizabeth JENNINGS, 1704 at Kildwick WYks. 2. James SHUTTLEWORTH son/Lawrence SHUTTLEWORTH, bn ca 1648 prob at Colne. 3. Lawrence SHUTTLEWORTH son/Bernard SHUTTLEWORTH and Margaret HARGREAVES, bn 1620/21 at Colne Lan. 4. Bernard SHUTTLEWORTH son/Lawrence SHUTTLEWORTH, bn ca 1597 at Padiham Lan, mr Margaret HARGREAVES dau/ Xpofori HARGRAVES 1618 at Colne.
red mail Rushton of Colne, Lancs
Interested in information about Robert Rushton b around 1801 & married Susannah & had at least 7 children: John b 1821,became a slater, Mary Ann b 1826, Harriet b 1831, Wm b 1833, Martha b 1838, Herbert 1838, Susanna 1848.
red mail baldwin of colne
looking for anyone with any connection to Andrew Baldwin b. 1803
red mail Wilkinson from Colne
Joseph Wilkinson married Sarah Wilkinson in Colne on 10 Jul 1815. (Chapelry of Colne Bishops Transcripts). Believed that 1) Sarah's parents were John Wilkinson and Jane Harrison, 2) John & Sarah had children Mary born c 1815, Betty born c 1816, John born c 1813. Any information on these, especially Joseph, appreciated.
red mail Robert Eccles born 1911
We are looking for family members related to Robert Eccles 95 Albert Road Colne. We believe he had a son and daughter the daughters name being Christine. We have Robert's birth certificate and a few bits of info about him. Robert is my husband's father. We have 4 children and would like them to know about about their grandfather as he died 14 years before our fist daughter was born. we are compiling a family tree for them. We have a few photo's of Robert. But would really love to hear from relations that we know nothing about.
red mail Looking for Richard Howgill
Richard Howgill birth probably August 1810 in Colne. Enlisted age 18 years at Burnley for 68 foot on 19th May 1829. On 13th July 1829 re-enlisted at Skipton for Grenadier Guards. Moved to London. Seeking any information about birth, parentage, siblings etc in Colne area.
red mail Looking for Alfred Haggas
Alfred a tinplate worker was born in Colne. He had a son Samuel 1852/3 Alfred died before 1876. Any information on him appreciated ie dob wife's name any census detail.
red mail Poole
Researching Poole family from Colne, Lancs. Arthur Poole (born 1860 Essex) and Elizabeth (born 1863? Whitechapel, London)and children (all born in Colne) John W b 1884, Eva b 1887, Annie b 1888, Bertha b 1890, Ada b 1894, Florence b 1895, Maud b 1899, and Matilda b 1900. Would love to trace any descendants.
red mail Whalley
Grace Whalley b June 9 1894 in Colne, parents were Alfred and Betty Nee:Riley both b. 1872 in Burnley Any information on Grace appreciated after 1900-1950 Thankyou Barbara
red mail Re Literary Institute
From Cassells Gazetteer c1896 Colne Lancs : 1891 Population : 14,023 - There is a Literary Institute with reading room and library

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