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red mail Stanley Street , Ormskirk
Trying to find out who lived at 20 Stanley Street in Ormskirk in 1934. My Mother Mrs Parry was born there in 1934 , but on my Mother's Birth certificate, it says her Mother resided at another address which was in Birkdale , Lancs??. I appreciate any feedback for this mystery. Thank you.
red mail Ormskirk Historians
Are there any Ormskirk Historians out there?. My late Mother was born at 20 Stanley road , Ormskirk in 1934. The House name was WILLOW BANK. "Can anyone tell me if it was a Mother and Baby house back then?'. Thanks.
red mail HOUSE NAME
Can anyone tell me if WILLOW HOUSE 20 Stanley street Ormskirk , was a former Mother and Children's house in the 1930s?. My Mother was born there, but i have no background info on this. I appreciate any feedback. Thanks.
Ellen Ann Broadhurst/Howard
Ellen Ann Howard b 8/1/1891 in Scarisbrick in 1911 with the Howard family /She possibly changed her name to Howard after her parents marriage in December 1891 ,how was it possible to change your name in those days I am really stuck for her marriage . parents Peter and Elizabeth Ellen Howard nee Broadhurst. Any help would be appreciated .There is a tree which says she married a Brown the fathers name is the wrong Ellen Ann/Brown
Looking for information ie: Marriage ,Death for Ellen Ann Broadhurst parents Elizabeth Ellen Broadhurst and Peter Howard she was born 8/1/1891 at Southport . I have her on the census until 1911 her siblings were William b 1892, Arthur b 1896 Jane 1898 Margaret 1906 Elizabeth 1907.
Margaret Howard
Looking for some help to find the right marriage for Margaret Howard in Burscough there are three I believe her father was Peter Howard farm labourer . Margaret was born 1902 Scarisbrick and in 1911 lived at Burscough Bridge with her family .I would think she might have married in the 1920's.
HOLMES (Hulmes) William & GOORE Alice
William Holmes & Alice Goore were married on 21 May 1792 at the Parish Church. Their children James (b 1793), Luke (b 1794), William (b 1797), Sarah (b 1799), Albert (b. 1802), Thomas (b 1803) and Henry were born around Ormskirk and Preston. Some of the family moved to Australia (NSW). Descendants went on to be very successful as either the first curator of the NSW Museum of Australia, or running farms in Clarence Town (Oakendale) NSW. Some family moved to Queensland but to this day the majority of the family are in NSW. If you are related, or descended my husband, and his father have carried out lots of family history over the years, and now as a UK born wife I'm helping him research his UK roots. Please get in touch.
red mail The Surname Orrit- history.
Was interested in the surname Orrit and it's origins, which seem to be in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England; do you think it could be a locational name like Brosnan is with regard to Brosna in Kerry? Does anyone know the history about Orrits? It was the ex partner's mother's maiden name and was always something which was intriguing.
Joseph Zoumie Sheilds/Shields
Other than his marriage in 1880 to Ann Broadhurst does he have any descendents at all .Did he go to Prison .he appears to have vanished after his marriage .Need to know Ann was not a bigamist .
Ann Broadhurst
Looking for descendents of Ann b1862 m joseph zoumie shields or John William Kirk
I am trying to obtain any info. Re: the FENNELL Family of Ormskirk. My Great Grandfather was William FENNELL who was born in 1853, in Ormskirk. His parents were Thomas FENNELL and Ann HEATON. Thomas FENNELL was married previuously to Mary ORME. William FENNELL ende up in Higher Ince near Wigan but I believe that two of his step brothers Henry FENNELL and George FENNELL moved to Macclesfield.
red mail Fielding, Joseph
Can anyone help? I am struggling to find any information reference whether or not this Master Baker from Halifax (living in Southport) made a Will. I have contacted the deed offices but drawn a blank. I think he died in May 1926.
I am seeking information or descendants of GLADYS, LUCY AND EDITH M BROWN, daughters of Edith Elizabeth (nee Waterhouse) and William Smith Brown. Gladys was born in 1904 at Birkdale, Ormskirk, Lucy was born in 1908 at Birkdale, Ormskirk and Edith M was born in 1917 at Manchester. In the 1911 Census the two oldest were living with their parents at 48 Claremont Road, Birkdale, Southport, Lancashire.
red mail Price sister's in Ormskirk
Sisters Elsie & Florence Price sometime after 1900 were despatched from Hull to live with an unrelated family with surnames Hollett & Gayther in Ormskirk. It's known that Florence lived her life out in nearby Southport, and Elsie, after many misfortunes later married back in Hull. But nothing more is known of these girls. Why they were moved and what happened to their mother called Edna, nee Cann is unknown. Edna is with her husband, George Frost Price and children in 1901 living in Hull, but then seems to vanish. Can anyone throw any light on these two girls lives in Ormskirk please. Thank you.
red mail Flynn Family
Hi All, I am looking for any one who can help me find the next piece in my jigsaw....My grandada is Anthony J Flynn or ormskirk b.1923 - d.19.71, he Gladys Roberts in Ormskirk. I am trying to trace back any one who knows of the following 1. Arthur Flynn b.1875 - Ormskirk 2. Maria Winrow b. 1881 d. 1947 - Ormskirk 3. Michael Flynn b.1847 - Omrksirk 4. Sarah Rawsthorne b.1853 - Ormskirk 5. Arthur flynn b. 1819 - County Mayo , Ireland 6. Brigett (wife unknown surname) b. 1827 (County Mayo) Thank you
red mail Blundells of West Lancashire
I am trying to find out if I am really related to the Blundell family of Ormskirk and district. Can anyone help? Here is my problem. My mother's mother was Sophia Blundell (1891-1975). Her father was John Blundell (1853-1907). However, my research shows that John was born John Iddon, the illegitimate son of Sophia Iddon. (I have his birth certificate - he was born in Ormskirk on 11 November 1853, no father is named.) On 10 June 1859, Sophia Iddon married William Blundell in Liverpool. (William was 9 years younger than Sophia. He was born in Aughton around 1834, son of George Blundell.) Note that John Iddon was 5 years old when his mother married. At the 1861 census, John was named as John Blundell, not Iddon, and he kept this name for the rest of his life. On his father's (William's) death certificate he is described as the deceased's son, not stepson. My dilemma is, was William Blundell John's biological father? If so, why did they wait until John was 5 years old before they married? Is it possible that John believed William to be his father, even if this was not the case? Any information or suggestions would be gratefully received.
red mail Ferdinand Bootle
Looking for any info marriage /Death/Buriel of Ferdinand or Ferdinando he had a son Silvester born around the 1600 's in Ormskirk I would be garteful if you are in the cemetary and see if you see this name I believe Ferdinand or Ferdinando came from London I have been searching for 5yrs
red mail Howden Family
I am looking for decendants of the Howden family who lived in the Newburgh ares around 1910 onwards, family members include Henry Slack Howden wife being Jane Jackson Howden, children Gwennie Howden b1900 Nina Janet b1903. Gwennie married in September 1931 at Christ Church Newburgh Any information would be greatly appreciated. Anthony
red mail Hurst Family:Ormskirk/Aughton
I am looking for any info for ELLEN HURST b abt1781 (prob Ormskirk)married to Edward NEWHOUSE(b Giggleswick abt1781) in 1799 Gressingham. Their daughter Mary b1804 is on IGI as a RC baptism but no details.(This seems probable as the Hursts were RC family). Mary married James Lamb. Would like to find Ellen/Ellin's parents and antecedents. Thanks
red mail Rotheram family
I am looking for details of the Rotheram family who lived in the Ormskirk area in the 1800s. Some of them were married or baptised in St Peter and St Pauls in Ormskirk but I cannot find all of their records on there. If anyone has any details about them or the Abel/Oakley families who were also connected to the Rotherams I would be most grateful if you could contact me
red mail balmforth
Grandfather Balmforth married dora stretch,they had an engineering business,ironmonger shop,(they did sell a property to "ricketts"they had 3 children inc my father,Cyril balmforth,John balmforth,mary balmforth,they lived at Rydal mount,Iknow dad(Cyril)went to ormskirk primary school.I want to find family history to pass to my children,i dont even know when grandparents died,surly there is someone out there with some answers to many questions? If so PLEASE HELP.
red mail Ashcroft-Lishman
I am looking for any descendants from the marriage of Thomas Alan Lishman to Renee Ashcroft. Marriage occured in Ormskirk b/n Oct-Dec 1943. There was a son Thomas I 1944, a son Alan R 1946 and a daughter Susan 1947. The marriage ended in divorce I am unsure of the reasons. I am a grand-daughter of Thomas Lishman fom his second marriage and there is important medical information that I would like to pass on to children from his first marriage.
red mail Sydney Lewis Robbins, born Ormskirk 1927
Looking for any information on Sydney Lewis Robbins, born in Ormskirk in 1927. His parents were May and Lewis Robbins. Please help me if you can because I've a brick wall that's lasted for years!!
red mail Martha Battersby
I am seeking information on a Martha Battersby who raised her family in Ormskirk between 1811 and 1860. She had a son James born in 1811 and christened in Lathom. Any information gladly received. thanks.
red mail ellen culshaw
married a george gaskell 24/4/1838 I think her father was a blacksmith . can anybody help with details of this family
red mail mary tootal
she married a william gaskell 16/12/1867 at st peter and paul ormskirk, has anybody details on this family
red mail george gaskell
I am trying to find out his mother and father.He married a ellen culshaw on the 24/4/1838 at st peter and paul in ormskirk. his father was a john on the marriage cert. he did and is burried in 1844? and is burried in the above church. he had 2 sons george and william ellen remarried. can anybody help me
red mail Turner/Beaty
Im looking for the family links to a John Turner and his wife Mary,john was born 1840 in Parbold,Ormskirk he died in 1903, he married a Mary Beaty born 1840 from Cumberland, around the Cockermouth area.John worked as a County Court Office in Ormskirk they lived on the Wigan Rd ,there daughter Ada is my grandmother she was born in 1882 and married George Sergeant in 1922.any help to find the family link to Mary and her maiden name would be just great as we no nothing of this lady.
red mail Carrs
Anyone have any details about Carrs in Ormskirk? Any Carr who would be related to John Henry Carr 1860, or any imformation on William Carr 1799 abt. Thanks
red mail Bradshaw
I am looking for any information on the Bradshaw family of Skelmersdale/Ormskirk. Brothers Stan and Joe both passed away in the last few years. Any information would be grately appreciated.
red mail Trainer
looking for ancestors of Mary-Jane sister Margaret-Ellen, children of Margaret-Ellen, Joseph-Edward, Elizabeth-Alice, Mary-Ann, Annie, parents of Margaret-Ellen, James and ellen Ashcroft
red mail Martland/Burscough
Robert or Richard? Martland b.1781 m Mgt.Baxendale and James Martland b.1785 m.Jane?b.1791 also John Martland b.1820 m. Ellen? all of Burscough.
red mail ball
Looking for descenants of Edward and Frances Ball, Part St, Southport.
red mail Gregory Family Ormskirk
Anne Gregory born 1829 one of twelve children of John Gregory ( bricklayer ) and Ann. Any infomation welcome, other children were, Alexander, Henry, Stanley, Ellen Harriet Jane, Sarah, Emma and Letitia (twins). Ann married William Kibby and Robert Bell and lived in Liverpool All of the Gregory sons were in the building trade either in Ormskirk or Southport.
Seeking connections of Thomas Moore, baptised (RC) 6/1/1807, son of Richard Moore & Margaret Charles (probably his 2nd wife), married Elizabeth Garstang St Nicholas Liverpool (& perhaps also RC elsewhere). Lived Preston as pawnbroker from c1830 to death in 1851. Ancestry probably Ormskirk, Aughton, Halsall, Melling, Crosby etc. Glad to exchange extensive later information.
red mail Neale Linaker families info wante
John Neale b 1800 Altcar Married in 1822 to Alice Linaker 1896 North Meols. children Thomas William John Jane Henry. William went to Australia married Sarah Spring 1880 Son Frederick Linaker came to New Zealand offspring in Nz If someone wants a link. Would like to find more about the Neale family in your area. Plus John Neale's (1800) parents. Thanks.
Flynn Ormskirk & County Mayo
I am looking for Arthur Flynn b.1819 who married Bridget b.1821 both where from County Mayo and moved to Ormskirk and had a son Michael b.1847. Michael married Sarah Rawsthorne. Michael & Sarah lived in Burscough St. Ormskirk and had three children Hannah(Annie)b.1873, Arthur b.1875 & Alice b.1878. Hannah married Peter Rawsthorne.
red mail Stewart.'s Sheridan's in Ormskirk
Hi, I'm looking for any information about Robert Stewart c1835 born County Mayo and John Sheridan c1841 also born in County Mayo but both moved to and raised families in Ormskirk Lancashire. Regards
red mail Family History
John William BROOKS b.1889 Ormskirk Lancs married Kate PLIMMER b.1883 Barrow-in-Furness in Ormskirk 1915 thereafter residing Southport Any information welcome
red mail ORMSKIRK
1851 MANSION HOUSE ACADEMY PRIVATE SCHOOL ORMSKIRK have a book of an ancestor, when he attended .School was run by Rev.T.S. HARPER. would like to find out if school still exists, any pictures/maps etc. most greatful for any input. valerie
red mail Carr
John Henry Carr(b26.1.1860) married Amy Jane Gilbert of Ormskirk. They had 13 children. John Henry married again, Mary Jane, six children Ronald, Elizabeth, Margaret, Louise, Philip, Kathleen. Would be grateful to find out birth years of these children.
red mail John Carr married Alice Green St Cuthbers Halsall
Ancestor John Carr, died 7.19.1765 buried at Ormskirk. succeeded by William born 14.10.1750 Anyone have more information would be grateful
red mail Robert Carr, Lathom, died 1713
Traced back to Robert Carr, Lathom, born approx 1660. died 1713. we have his will dated 1713. he was a husbandman. Any information on Lathom residents at that time, more especially Carr family needed.
red mail Fyles
Looking for information on Fyles family who had barges on the Leeds LIverpool Canal, lived in Blackburn then moved to Ormskirk, also having property in Southport. Dates 1820 - 1940's
red mail Ivan Marin, Ormskirk Convent
I believe that my Grandfather, Ivan Martin, was raised with his two siblings in a convent in Ormskirk during the 1920s and 1930s. Does anyone have information about the convent or why he was there? Ivan was born in Manchester in 1925.
red mail Molyneux Family
Trying to trace my ancestors who came from this area.
red mail Walsh
Looking for information about John Walsh, b.1810 in Ormskirk. He married Mary Allan in 1835 and had 2 children, Luke and Patrick. I am related to Luke who came to Australia in the mid to late 1800s.
red mail Clarke Mcconnell
John Clarke, miller c 1906-1933 had 5 daughters.
Cropper, North Meols, BIckerstaffe and Ormskirk
I am researching the Cropper family in Bickerstaffe/Orkmskirk and North Meols (Southport). I am particularly struggling with the birth/baptism of Hamlet Cropper born Bickerstaffe 1711c (but this is a guess taking 20 years off his marriage to Alice Horrocks in 1731.
Ollerton Langton Carrington
Looking for Any Ollerton Carrington Langton Gregson descendants from Newburgh Lancashire any help appreciated
red mail rawsthorne family from ormskirk
thomas and margaret married and had margaret,john(died in ww1)robert,billy,ernest and albert.they lived off brook lane in ormskirk,l believe their ancestors were from bickerstaffe
martland family
help needed for the martland family in and around ormskirk .henry martland born around 1885 mother and father james and ellen martland .james is a farmer. henry married alice gertrude fairclough blackpool 1910 would like to know more of james and ellen nee swift or possibly moss
red mail Ormskirk
Looking for family of Robert and Annie Roberts of Llandudno in North Wales who were in Ormskirk in 1901 census living on Glyn Street. Annie was formerly Annie Thomas, d/o Thomas Thomas. Dottie
red mail Richard Carrington
Looking for any relations of Richard Carrington born Ormskirk 1751. Died Lathom Lancs 1842, he was a Cabinet Maker, Married to Alice Spencer, Born Ormskirk 1761,Died Newburgh, Lancs !831
Missing Broadhurst's
My husbands Grandmother and Great Grandmother seem to have disappeared into thin air on the 1881 Census found them on the 1871 living in the civil parish North Meols both were born in Southport Ann Broadhurst b 1862 Mary Ann b 1842 in 1884 Ann had her first child with John William Kirk followed by five more children where did she go in 1881
red mail ormskirk
looking for info on marriage between joseph bulger and sarah fennel at ormskirk in 1849,thanks
Broadhurst /Catlin
Looking for a Catlin who married a Broadhurst Mary Broadhurst was a widow I think in 1871 with three children . ANN ,WILLIAM, ELIZABETH E.
red mail McCarthy/McParland
Seeking info on family of Timothy McCarthy/Mary nee McParland lived Ormskirk area 1920s/30s, originally from Widnes. At least six children - Patrick, Mary, Peter J, Margaret, James and Thomas
red mail Thomas H Seymour & Margaret Moorcroft
Looking for any descendants of Thomas Seymour and Margaret Moorcroft married in Ormskirk in 1932. They had daughter Charlotte F Seymour in 1933. Do not know if they had more children or if Margaret survived. Any help gratefully accepted. Vin
I am looking for the marriage of Margaret Peet of Ormskirk to Henry Whitehead of Liverpool (I think) As Margaret's father was a churchwarden I presumed that they married in Ormskirk pre 1883,possibly 10-15 years earlier
red mail Looking for my great-grandparents
His name was Samuel Arnold b approx 1812 or Ellen Nelson, born around the same time. Believe they got married between 1841-1851. Trying to find their marriage certificate or information. Trying to find their parents names.
red mail Hargreaves/hargraves
Does anyone have any links. Have gone back to 1782 in the Ormskirk/Scarisbrick area.
red mail Ambrose
From the Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 Isaac Ambrose - born at Ormskirk 1604 died 1664. An English nonconformist divine and devotional writer, author of "Looking unto Jesus" 1658

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