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Newton-Le-Willows (Makerfield) Lancashire
Previously called Newton-in-Makerfield. It only changed its name in the 1930s.
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Does anyone remember Wellington Street in Earlestown & Earlestown District school Thanks Barbara
red mail Maureen Farmer
Looking for Maureen Farmer born 1947 in Newton. Parents John Farmer and Doris Farmer (nee Cross). Her grand mother is my great aunt!
red mail Annie Winifred McMurrie (Mcmurray)
Hi I am looking for any information on Annie Winifred McMurrie (Mcmurray) who was living in Newton Le Willows before she died in 1984. Her husband was James Alfred Mcmurrie,
does anyone have any info about houses & their occupants being bombed during WW2 in Wargrave Rd Earlestown Newton - Le - Willows Lancashire Many thanks Barbara
red mail Tasker
Hi Looking for the taskers from around the lancashire areas in 1790-1890 A squire or esquire or even a Judge tasker, took in his care a james horrocks and sent him to Ushaw College in County Durham around 1812 with one of his own sons any info much appreciated Arlene
red mail Thomas & Minnie Hardwick
I'm looking for information on my great grandparents Thomas Hardwick (born approx 1877) and Minnie Hardwick (maiden name Andrews born approx 1881)who lived at 34 Bridge Street, Newton in Makerfield in 1912. There son Norman Leonard Hardwick was born in 1912. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail thomas family
Im trying to find my grandmas parents. She is Florence Thomas born in 1903 apparently in earlstown, but registered in newton le willows, she had brothers and sisters, hannah 1913, emma 1902, daniel 1907, william (bill) 1906, marion 1899 and lillian 1898, the birth certificates are not showing me, so ive come to stop and would love to be able to show my mum her roots, many thanks for taking the time to read this
red mail William Vernon
Does anyone know of a William Vernon born around 1813 in Newton le Willows who in 1840 married Esther Massey. He is in some way related to Elizabeth Vernon b 1791 in Knutsford who married a Richard Lowndes. Any information on a Vernon family in Newton would be much appreciated. On the marriage certificate William's father is shown -.
red mail Jane Smith - Oldham Road-Silk Weaver
I am researching my grandmothers family. HER grandmothers family were from Newton le Willows but there is no mention of her grandfather on the census. Jane had 3 children, Mary, John and Jane and had a lodger - Betty Hadey who was also a silk weaver. Can anyone help?
red mail Elsie Davies 1900s
I am looking for Elsie Davies b about 1898. her mother died when she was a baby and she was taken in and brought up by relatives in newton le willows. i presume she lived with either her grandparents or a sister of her mother.her father wsa edwin thomas davies, a tram driver of liverpool then wallasey, but I know that she did not live with him. can anyone shed any light on elsie? thank you
red mail Delph Farm, Winwick
Has anyone any info/history re Delph Farm,Delph Lane,Winwick,Lancashire?. my 2X G Grandfather farmed the land and lived at Delph Farm 1841 census, my 1x g grandfather continued there when his father died 1855, any info greatly appreciated. Thanks
red mail griffin
Arthur and Lydia griffin lived Cedar crescent 1940s 4??? children Gerald, Andrew,Veronica and Winifred any info please.
red mail William Bailey - Newton-Le-Willows; Earlestown;
WILLIAM BAILEY (born 1878 in Earlestown), a glass bottle maker, married AMELIA HINGLEY in 1899. William and Amelia' children were: Agnes Bailey - married Gregory McBreen; Beatrice Bailey - married Arthur ROBINSON; Edward Bailey - married Dorothy Woolley; Elizabeth Bailey - married Norman AITKEN; Florence Bailey - married Norman WAINWRIGHT; Frances Bailey - married John LITTLER; George Frederick Bailey - married Gwen ?; Hilda Bailey - married ? Phillips; Millie or Amelia Bailey - married Leonard MACKLIN; Norman Brazendale; Phyllis Bailey - married Robert Newton; Stanley Bailey - married Leah HANCOCK; Violet Bailey - married William Ernest Lord; William Bailey - married Ellen Jones. I would love to hear from you if you recognise any of the above names.
red mail looking for relatives
sadie( real name sarah) harrison mother of Sylvia ,patricia and sheila also a son. Mother name elizabeth whitty (second marriage) Please contact if you have any information. I am daughter of sylvia, who lost contact as a child with her sisters.
red mail Newman family
My grandparents Charles and Sarah Newman lived in Rydal St and my father was born there in 1903. Charles was a painter at the Vulcan Works and in their fire brigade. They attended the Congregational Church. Can anyone provide any more information please?
red mail Knights of Newton
i am trying to trace my grandfathers family. my great grandfather was John Knight and was married to Elizabeth Massey, the lived in newton le willows and were both born around 1915 ish! any help would be great as to details about their parents siblings etc.
red mail Naylor of Newton
My 3xgreat grandfather, Marcus NAYLOR, was born in Newton in Makerfield in 1788, son of Marcus NAYLOR and Martha (probably BILLINGE). His father was probably a shoemaker, and may have married in Liverpool, although originally from Ashton. The couple had about 10 children from 1769 - 1790.
red mail Percival
Any PERCIVALS who are descended from William b1837, who moved to Flint and Widnes. His brother John b1845 also moved to Widnes. Want to be certain that their father and mother were William b1806 and Mary b1869 - both in Newton le Willows. Marie Marie
red mail NEWSHAM
Researching grandfather EDWARD NEWSHAM's family tree. He was born in Newton-in-Makerfield (now Newton-le-Willows)at Wargrave House in 1881. His father was JAMES NEWSHAM born about 1834 in Kirkham. James' wife was MARY (nee WATTS) NEWSHAM born Bantry,York. They had 4 children including Edward. James' father was called ROBERT NEWSHAM. Does anyone know the name of Robert's wife? James also had a brother. Does anyone know his name?
Tasker , Holmes
Looking for a possible marriage of Mary Ann Tasker to Jonathon Holmes 1860/1870, later to live in Knaresborough Yorkshire.Also interested in any Tasker members that emigrated to Canada in the mid to late 1800s. Thanks in anticipation.
Buckley, doris
Looking for relatives of Stout and or Buckley surname. Trying to trace family members.

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