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red mail margaret Campbell
Margaret Campbell on the 1841 census is with John and Esther Campbell in St Helens lancashire i presume she is related to John, In 1843 she has an illegitimate son Henry Campbell in St Helens who dies 1844 The IGI states St Helens but residing in Whiston was she in the Workhouse and what happened to Margaret Campbell . Its possible there are two Margarets as on the igi there are two Henry campbells on the igi 1843 with two differant christening dates
red mail MERCER
Prudence MERCER born 1808 parents Samuel and Esther nee COLE. Prudence married Thomas NAYLOR in 1833 in Huyton and lived in and around Rainhill. Prudence died 1903. Anyone with connections to the MERCER family of Whiston?
red mail Prescot Union Workhouse, Whiston
A new book is available on Whiston Workhouse that is now Whiston Hospital. It contains photographs from the archives, photographs of the orginal architects drawings and plans from 1842 -some in colour, the history of the chapel and its demolition, child migration, information and interviews form the local papers from 1859 to 1930's and lots of previously unpublished information. Areas covered by the workhouse Whiston, Prescot, Windle, Parr, Sutton, Eccleston, Rainhill, St Helens, Widnes, Speke. Cost £10 plus P&P available from myself
red mail Lyon of Whiston Lancashire
I am looking for any information about Alfred Lyon born 1867 in Whiston. His father was John Lyon born 1821? and mothers name was Ann. He married Mary Jane Wilson (born 1867 in Durham) in March 1890. He had 1 son Alfred and 3 daughters Amy, Florence and Mary.
red mail Birchall's of Whiston
My ancestors were miners who worked in the opencast mines around Whiston. I have:-Thomas 1818, James 1820, John 1821, Esther 1823, James 1825(who I am descended from) and William 1827. I am particularly interested in finding their parents, but any information would be gratefully received.
red mail mary jane fowles
im looking for information on the above lady born 1885 sometimes known as martha in relation to researching my family history.i believe she could be my grandmother,married and living in manchester until her death.possibly a maid or domestic at some point in her early life.
Would love to know who the parents of MARTHA WRIGHT bn c 1808 in Whiston are. Martha went on to marry JOHN STANDISH in 1826 in Huyton. Their daughter - HANNAH STANDISH is my 3rd great grandmother. Any information greatly appreciated!
red mail Lyon Standish - Whiston
Hi Am looking for information on the Lyon family of Whiston. Family includes Mary Lyon (b c1869) her parents - John Lyon (b c1834) who married Hannah Standish (of Tarbock b c 1834). Looks like some of their children were born before they married :) At this stage I think that John Lyon's parents were James (b c1795) and Margaret (b c1795). If anyone has any information on any of these people please get in touch! Thanks,
red mail ATHERTON family
Looking for information on ROBERT ATHERTON (born in Whiston c 1837). His parents were WILLIAM ATHERTON (b c 1812) and Sophia? He married RUTH (maiden name unknown)and they had children - one of whom was THOMAS ATHERTON c1865 in Pemberton. THOMAS ATHERTON married MARY LYON(b c1869 Whiston) and had HANNAH STANDISH ATHERTON on 11 Feb 1903. Anyone with these people in their tree please contact me! Thanks,
red mail HIGGINSON Whiston
John HIGGINSON Married Elizabeth WELSBY in 1807 at St Elphin, Warrington. Their children were baptised at St Mary the Virgin, Prescot. John was a bookkeeper and was born in Cuerdley c. 1786. Elizabeth was born c. 1785 in Huyton. By 1825 this family had moved to Newton, near Hyde, Cheshire, where two more children were born. Looking for more information about this family.
red mail Wyatt of Whiston, Wigan and Aspull
I'd appreciate contact from any Wyatt in this area whose family originated in the Bristol area prior to 1860. My family tree includes seven generations of coal miners.
red mail great grandparents
lived at lane ends Whiston so did presumably there relatives my great grandmother was Ellen Swift her father was John Swift l know nothing about the Swift family but would love too,Ellen married James Standish she was born in Whiston 1852 James born Trabock 1847

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