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I am looking for information on Edmund Cohen and John H Shepherd before they moved to Canada. Edmund Cohen Shepherd was born May 3 1833 in machester England, later marrying a woman by the name of Elisabeth Joseph Kommotatkwe and his brother John H Shepherd was born Sept 9 1838. I have no information on the brothers before 1901 in Canada. If these names are linked to your shepherds please contact me.
red mail Looking for John Ratcliffe
Looking for John Ratcliffe born approx 1840 in Lancashire his mother was Alice Lowe and father Unknown Ratcliffe.(Occupation Book-keeper) He came to New Zealand about 1858. Can anyone help me find out where in Lancashire he may have come from
red mail Looking for
Anyone who knew Dorothy Kathleen Townley believed to have been born in 1889 died Sydney Australia 1952, was thought to be born in Lincolnshire or Mosside maybe Manchester, her grandaughter in Australia is trying to find a connection
I'd love to connect with anyone researching the same SIMKIN / SIMPKIN family. David Simkin was born c1849 in Manchester to father John Sim(p)kin. David was primarily a shopkeeper. Family members were wife Elizabeth (LEE), daughters Emily (born 1872); Nelly (born 1874, marr. William Buckley WILLIAMS); and Amy (born 1877; marr. Joseph Benjamin ALLSOP). I'm not able to locate them in Manchester after 1913 and don't know what became of them. Would be happy to hear from other Simkin researchers.Joan
red mail KELLETT - (in M/c from 1860s)
I'd love to locate descendants of my Kellett family - Mary Ann (born 1857, marr. James PULFORD and Thomas BOOTH); Joseph (b1860, marr. Mary Ann MAGUIRE), James (b1862, marr. Margaret Ellen 'Mary Ellen' KING; Edward (b1864, marr. Hannah JONES); Henry(b1869), Ellen (b1874; marr. Peter MITCHELL) Earlier generations of this Kellett family were from the Leyland, Lancashire area. Would welcome your emails. Joan
Downes - Montgomery
Looking for details concerning the Downes or Montgomery families of Manchester. Moved to Everton in 1891, Caroline Montgomery, Thomas Downes, Ada Downes, Elizabeth (Ethel) Downes, Elsie, Horace, Arnold sometimes referred to as Montgomery Downes.
red mail Badcock or Baddock
I am seeking info on the Badcock or Baddock family of Manchester. William Manning Pass Badcock was born in 1834 at Manchester, parents were Thomas Badcock b.1803 Manchester and Susannah Ann Pass b. 1809 London (parents William Pass and Mary). He emigrated to Australia in 1856, changed name to Baddock. Married Catherine Broderick (b. 1841 Galway Ireland, parents John Broderick and Ann Calvan) at Goulburn New South Wales, Australia in 1864. Family :Anne Elizabeth Baddock b 1865 Goulburn m. Richard Johnson (Cohen, B. 1864 Ireland, parents william Otto cohen and Dora Johnson) died Thursday Island, Queensland., William Alfred Baddock m 1 Lydia Ruth Hudson (b. 1864 sydney parents Henry Hudson and Elizabeth Lees) m.2 Annie McDonough m 3 Emily Catherine Grives, Thomas Manning Baddock m. Honora O'Brien, Arthur Henry Baddock m. Rosina Maloney, John Jeremiah Baddock m Ethel Mary Waight (b. 1882 West Maitland parents John Waight and Elizabeth Gilmore, Charles Ross Baddock , Francis Ernest Baddock m 1 Emily Weare (b. 1882 sydney parents Robert Ware and Alice Ann Tansley) m 2 Frances Hopson. All , New South Wales, Australia
red mail George Mellor
George Mellor (police officer)was 40 in 1901. Married to Angeline (36) and had Mabel, William, Jesse, Nellie, Harry and Albert. My great grandfather Alfred born after 1901 census. Family used to live in Albert Place. Keen for more info.
red mail Halsall
Looking for descendents of Henry Halsall born 6 Jun 1874 at Prescot. Married Naomi Rees in 1899. One known son Edward born 1900. Henry died 10 Dec 1938. Buried in Ashton Old Church Yard Manchester.
red mail Mingham Richard
I have large family tree which includes your father and many ancestors. Please contact. Anyone else associated with Mingham may also be interested in the results of my researching.
Webster and Bent
My G.G.Grandmother Mary Jane Webster nee Bent was born 1856/7,the christening was at St.James,Birch in Rusholme.Her parents are the people I wish to find more information about,their names are Henry and Jane Bent
am researching my maternal family tree. great grandfather was william coupe born early 1880s in manchester (dukinsfield area). Moved to teesside for work in the steel industry where he met my maternal great grandmother and had 2 children (Ada Pugh).Family then lost contact with him. have no information on his background or what happened to him. Can anyone help?
red mail Warham
Trying to trace the parents and siblings of William Warham born c.1839 in Manchester. He later married and moved to Middlesbrough.
Charlesworths in Manchester
Does anyone remember my Grandfather Arthur Charlesworth, (1896-1950). He owned a garage on Hyde Road and was married to Rose Ellen Burton, (1885-1947). They had 2 daughters, Irene born 1918 (my mum) and Joan born 1920. They lived in Rusholme Road andlater in Northenden. Arthur was in the RAF and served in France in 1918 when he was 22. If anyone knows anything about him or his extended family HELP!
William Cooper and Alice Johnson married 30.10.1839 in St Mary's Chapel, Manchester. Their son, Thomas, was born 14.9.1847 in Camden St, Hulme, Chorlton. Does anybody have research that could tie up with this family please?
Joseph Ham
does anyone know anything about joeseph ham, he was my grandfather and died about 1965 I think he was market trader in fruit & veg and lived in collyhurst I know he had brothers but I dont know their names or even where my grandad is buried does anyone have any information about him?
My family line is DIMOND who were recorded in Manchester in the early 1800's, when James DIMOND married Margaret HARDY. I would be pleased to hear from anyone with an interest or links to this family. Dave
red mail Edward Charles Donovan. born 1880/85.
I am looking for any information on the above or his wife Lena, formally Emerson.Believed dec about 1950s at Shore Heath? Lived in Bramhall Park Rd. Bramhall. Stockport. 1939 - 1950s, formally of 36 Parrat Street. Newton Detached. MChester.
red mail Frederick Charles Buckley. Born 1880/85
I am looking for any information relating to the above or his wife Sarah Ann formally Fielden. Relevant addresses. (1915)19 Mount Street. Levenshulme. and earilier (1896) at 6 Upton Street, Chorlton on Medlock. Sarah at 17 Churchill Terrace. Chorltonon Medlock. Married 09/05/1896 Parish Church of St Stephens.
red mail Harry Albert White of Manchester.
I would like to make contact with descendants of Harry Albert White who was a butcher in Manchester around 1900. He was born in Norwich 1868, married Maude Helena Lee in 1894. They had at least four children, Harry, Edward, Edith & Ethel.
red mail Hession Enquiry
I'm trying to trace descendants of my grandfather's siblings. Augustine Hession, Mary Hession, Joseph Hession. All born in Manchester, Hume district in 1862-74. I have them in the 1881 & the 1891 UK Census at 106, Welcombe St. But can't find themin the 1901 Cencus
red mail Brade/Neild/Yates/Hilton
Names: Brade Neild Yates Hilton
red mail HEYWOOD
I'm looking for any information about Fred Heywood m.1896, Prestwich, to Kate Alfrey. Their children were Marjorie, Adelaide and Leonard.// Gail L.
red mail Thomas and William Lees
Looking for any details on Thomas and William Lees from Manchester circa 1840.William is my gg grandfather and Thomas is his father.On Williams marriage cert. Datchworth,Herts 1869 both he and Thomas are listed as tailors.I cannot find any Lees in the Datchworth area prior to the marriage and have started to look further afield.
red mail Lord
I am looking for the father of Thomas Lord, born in Manchester approximately 1841. In the 1881, he was listed as head of household, with wife Eliza, and children John, Joseph, and Martha. Is anyone else researching the Lord family?
red mail Pendlebury
Am searching for any info on John and Charlotte Pendlebury,who lived at 9 McDonalds Lane,Manchester,(with their children)the 1841 Census has them recorded.They married at the M.C.C. in 1833,address was the same.They left for Australia aboard the "Cromwell"in 1849.
red mail Alexander Thomson & Family
Alexander Thomson was a professor of theology at the University of Edinburgh; I have not yet established where he was born, and that is part of my purpose for posting. He married Emma Jane East (b 1819, Birmingham) and they had 5 children: Emma Morell Mackenzie Thomson b 1844, William Alexander East Thomson 1845, Emily Gertrude Thomson 1845, Ann Baldwin Thomson 1848-1932 (my great grandmother), and Helen L (Nellie) Thomson. At the time of the 1881 census, he was living in Chorlton upon Medlock,Lancashire, which I understand was incorporated into Manchester at some point after that. I would like any information at all on Alexander and especially his son William. Emma, Emily, and Nellie had no children--Ann was the only sister who did, and she died young. Any descendants of William out there?
red mail Sloan From Ireland In Manchester
Edward Beauchamp Sloane, son of David Sloane and Maria Hunter. Beauchamp usually used as middle name for first born sons of both the Sloane's and Hunter families.
red mail Cliff
I am looking for any descendants of one Joseph Cliff a plumber from Wem in Shropshire. Also looking for descendants and relatives of James and Edith Cliff(Goodier)who had a Butchers shop in Manchester. He eventually moved to canford Magna in Dorset.
red mail Magnall / Mangnall
Researching any / all Magnall and Mangnall family history (and any spelling variations!). Any information welcome.
red mail Goldschmidt
Philip Goldschmidt was elected Councillor for St James's Ward in 1869, representing the ward until elected Alderman in 1885, and was instrumental in Rusholme being incorporated into the city. He was elcted Mayor in 1884. He was a native of Oldenburgin Germany, born 1811, and married Hermine Hahlo of Munden, Hanover. Their son Herman, also an alderman, was on the Board of Manchester Eye Hospital for 50 years, another son Richard was a member of the Board of Manchester Royal Infirmary for 34 years, becoming Chairman, and a third, Sidney, was Chairman of the Duchess of York Hospital. Herman would almost certainly have been Mayor also, but after 1914 that was unthinkable for someone of German ancestry. They had a cotton business, which failed about 1930, and the premesis were destroyed in the blitz. I descend from Richard.
red mail Shakeshaft
Sarah Shakeshaft married John Townson 9 October 1832 Manchester. Sarah daughter of William and Marie Shakeshaft. Sarah born 26 March 1809 Crowbent, Newbent Manchester. Lancashire. Would like to contact anyone with same interests.
red mail Magnall And Emmett
Seeking information on Alfred E. MAGNALL b1864, married 1888 Alice EMMETT b1870. In the 1901 census, Alfred was residing at 18 Lancaster Rd. South Manchester with one son James. Harry and Gertrude were visiting a William H. Martin (48), his wife Ellen (50) and their daughter Nellie (12), at 1 Ellesmere Rd. Stockton, County of Cheshire. There is no record of Alice Magnall in the census. Alfred spent many years with the National Telephone Company. Would appreciate any help. Mike
I am looking for information about David Asher, father of Ellen Asher. He was a farmer in City Road area of M/c in mid 19th c.
red mail Snelson
I'm trying to locate the birth of my ggrandfather Thomas SNELSON, m Mary Ann HERD 26 January 1878 in St Simon, SALFORD, UK Thank you Carol
red mail Cocks
Sophia Cocks b1881 in Openshaw, parents William Cocks c1856 and Harriet Elen Cornforth b1857 both from Birmingham, Sophia married Joseph White 1905. I would like to find the families of Sophia's brothers and sisters. They were Nelly (married James Pickering, son Roy), William G, Lily, Frank, Harriet, Lizzie, Charles, Harold, Clifford S(lived in Derby), May, Ethal, Addie (lived at Pendle Hill), Cissie (married Ernest Capper). All born in Openshaw / Gorton area. Seeking any information on the above.
red mail White
Joseph White b1880, parents Thomas White born c 1855 and Fanny Archer bap. 10/10/1858. Joseph married Sophia Cocks 1905. They were my grand parents. Thomas White's father was George White. Joseph had a brother Edward Thornhill White and a sister Edith.The Whites were from Manchester, the Archers from Handsworth in Yorkshire. Seeking any information on the above.
red mail Crawford & Fields
I am searching for ancestors in England, of James Henry Crawford & Rebecca Fields who Married on Dec 24 1872, at Albert Memorial Church ,Queens Rd ,Manchester .They migrated to South Australia on ship "Corona" in 1880.
red mail Gaunt
Any Gaunts with links to Leek, Staffs. family moved to West Gorton before the 1901 census and lived at Forbes St. They were William b.1857 Burslem, Staffs. his wife Eunice (nee Phillips) b.1861 Warslow, Staffs. The children were Ann Ellen b. 1882,William b. 1885,Emily b. 1888, Thomas b.1891,Eunice b. 1892, Ralph b. 1895 all born in Leek
My Unknown Family History
My father Richard Mingham was born in Manchester but sadly passed away aged 76, three years ago. He moved to liverpool over 60 years ago to work on the Railways and married twice, the second wife being my mother Sylvia. I am looking for any family members from Manchester or any old friends of my Father from the time he lived in Manchester as I am keen to develop a family tree and unfortunately my fathers Brother Jimmy and Sister Phylis have sadly passed away prior to my father.
red mail William Flynn& Bridget (nee Gough)
William and Bridget my 3x Gt Grandparents moved from Ireland in the 1840's and lived briefly in Caribbee Island Wolverhampton before moving to Manchester in mid 1840's. Children were Elizabeth b.circa 1835 Ireland, Catherine 1841, Patrick 1843,Margaret 1846, William around 1849, Maria 1856? Bridget1858? William was a Labourer.I know of Catherines marriage to Jonathan Smith in 1863 as they were my 2xtimes Gt Grandparents, also of Parricks marriage and his family until 1901 but have no knowledge of what happened to their other children If you think you may be related please contact me
red mail Patrick Flynn Brother Of Kate(flynn) Smith
Patrick was the brother of my2x times Gt Grandmother Catherine Flynn- Smith. He was born in Wolverhampton in 1843, son of Irish parents William Flynn and Bridget Gough. Patrick married Ann and had a large family, Francis ( Frank), Martin , John,Ester, James Hugh and Louisa.In 1901 they lived at Cyrus St. On 1901 censusMartin and his wife lived at Napier St with children Francis, Margaret and Elizabeth. Francis was also married to a Margaret with children Margaret and Teresa If anyone knows of the family please contact me
red mail Catherine(nee Kate Flynn)&jonathan Smith, Gregory
My 2x Gt Grandparents married in 1863. Catherine was the second daughter of William Flynn and Bridget nee Gough who came from Ireland in 1840's Catherine and Jonathan had following children: James (my Gt Grandfather m Mary Ann Coleman), Mary,Sarah Ann, Margaret, Thomas. I know that Sarah Ann married William Gregory, she died young and in 1901 William lived with a widowed Catherine at 4, Riley Street with his children Catherine, Jonathan and Charlie If you may have a link to the family please getin touch
red mail James & Catherine(nee O'brien)coleman
My 2x Gt Grandparents came to Manchester in 1850? from Ireland and lived there until they died in the early C20. James died in 1907. James was a shoemaker. They had 3 children. John b. around 1852/3, Mary Ann(my Gt Grandmother)1859 and William who died aged 7. The family seem to have lived in the Ancoats, New Cross area.James died at74, North Porter St. I would like to contact decendents of their son John or anyone who has knowledge of the family. Mary Ann married James Smith in 1881, My Grandfather William Smith was born 1895 and this side of the family moved to N.Wales where we still live
red mail Matthew Buckley
Matthew Buckley was born about 1790 and married Agnes Wharmby at Manchester Cathedral on 12 May 1811. They had John, 1814, Ralph 1816,William 1819, Frances 1826, Agnes 1830, Mary Ellen 1836. Ralph married Alice Hall 16 Nov 1836 and was also a fustiancutter.Their children were: Betty 1837, Mary 1838, William 1840, Herny 1842, Matthew 1844, Ralph 1849, Thomas 1851, James 1853. William married Ellen Thompson 29 Oct 1843, their children were: Ellen 1845, Jonathan 1852, Elizabeth Ann 1850, Jane 1852, William 1855, James 1857, John 1862, Mary 1865, Thomas Wm. 1866. Would be glad to exchange information with any one related to these families.
red mail Laurence Cressy - Seeking Any Info, Especially Re Sisters
Laurence was a Linen Warehouse Manager in South Manchester in 1901. Born in Thurlby, Lincolnshire in 1871 to James Creasey and Elizabeth Levesley, he went on to marry Amalia Mentasti, daughter of an Italian restaurant keeper, at turn of 20th centuryin London. He changed his name from Creasey to Cressy as a young man, date unknown. Looking for any info about this warehouse, Laurence, his wedding or his sisters Agnes-Anna, Evelyn, Kate (became Ross) and Florence-Mary Creasey.
red mail Mentasti - Restaurant Owner Early 1900s
Looking for information about the restaurant of Guiseppe Mentasti (anglicised as Joseph in some records)who was born in Italy and had become naturalised by 1881, along with his wife Giovannina (Lussi) who was from Bellinzona, Switz. In 1881, he owneda restaurant in London but later moved to Moss Side and set up there. I have a great deal of information about later descendants and his wife's family but would like to fill in gaps from the turn of the 20th century.
Robert Frame born abt. 1790, son John born 1815, son John born 1845, son Albert born 1878 all in Manchester, looking for any connections
red mail Heap, Harry (henry)
Looking for the family of Harry Heap came to USA 1883 from Manchester area.
red mail Gray/grey
I am looking for any information on EMMA GRAY christened Manchester Cathedral 01.01.1836. She married Henry Fitzpatrick 28th Jan 1856. Her parents were possibly m.MARY f. JAMES. When married she lived with her mother a 3 Back Flax Street Salford. Shewas born Manchester.
Shakeshafts In Manchester
John Shakeshaft b.abt.1864. Siblings:Elizabeth b.abt.1847 & Isaac b.abt.1860
red mail Jonas Wharmby
JONAS WHARMBY was a boatman born 1789 and married to HANNAH PARKER at Manchester Cathedral 12 June 1826. Children were Sarah born 1827, John 1831(married AGNES BUCKEY), Mary 1833 (married WM CARTWRIGHT), and Thomas 1839 (married ALICE JOHNSON).
red mail James And Henry Howarth
Looking for baptisms of James Howarth 1812 and his son Henry Howarth 1834. James was married to Anne Peers in Bolton, they moved to Liverpool before 1841.
red mail John Grange
Looking for baptism for John Grange 1793. He married Elizabeth Newcombe, later married Mary Ellis. He was an engraver. Also looking for his death.
red mail Elizabeth Newcombe
Elizabeth Newcome born 1797, married John Grange 1816 at Manchester Cathedral. Daughter Jane, baptised St Annes, Elizabeth died 1819, buried at St Annes. Looking for baptism.
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