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red mail Astles Charlesworth and Smith lived in Widnes
Frederik Astles b 1877 married Emily Young b 1873 from the Northwich area lived in Widnes. they had 7 children.Hannah Annie, Frederic Russell Norman, Ada Constance, Alfred, Sarah Jane, William and Thomas. Albert Charlesworth b1879 in Runcorn married Rebecca Smith b1879 from Widnes. They had 6 children. Albert, Edward, Rebecca, Grenvill,Ronald and Vincent.They lived in Widnes
red mail william howarth
help i am looking for information on a william howarth born 1887 married to elizabeth black in 1913 had 3 children john william george,(my dad) died 1947/9 . compliling family tree and struggling to find any siblings or parents . i know he joined the manchester bantams in ww1 cannot go any further back . any howarth family members or anybody knowing/remembering i would be gratefull as tearing my hair out!!!! georgina
red mail Garrity Kaveney
I'm trying to find more information on my Great Grandparents John Patrick Garrity and Sarah Kaveney. They were both born in Ireland but I don't know which County. They were married at St Mary's Catholic Chapel, Widnes on 28th July 1884. At the time John was 25 and living at 55 Victoria Street, Widnes and his father was Patrick. Sarah was 21 and living at 10 George Street, Widnes and her father was John. The witnesses were Thomas and Annie McLoughlin. They had 16 children, losing 10 as babies or children. At least 3 were born in Widnes / St Helen's (?)- Mary Ellen 1886, John 1888 and Sarah 1890 before moving to Farnworth, Lancs where the family still lives. Patrick served in the Crimean War, John Patrick in the Zulu War and John served with 2 brothers in WW1 during which he was killed in action 8/5/1915 at Ypres. If anyone has any information regarding any of this I would love to hear from you. Thank you.
red mail case family
information on the case family who lived in moss bank widnes, i would like information on my grand father peter james case born 1895 and family
red mail dunn family
does anyone have information on the dunn family who lived in greenway road, widnes around the time of WW1
red mail McCRIRIE
My Gr.GRandfather, JOHN McCRIRIE married MARY ANN ORMOND, a widow, in Liverpool - July.1857.(Marriage cert.) GEORGE ORMOND was born to MARY ANN ORMOND formerly,RIGBY,and GEORGE ORMOND - Aug. 1849 (Birth Cert.) MARY ANN RIGBY married GEORGE HALLMAN - Aug. 1845 (Marriage Cert.)I believe MARY ANN had 7 or 8 children in all, 2 or 3 with GEORGE & 5 with JOHN McCRIRIE. JAMES ALLMAN McCRIRIE,otherwise JAMES ALLMAN married in 1875, age 21.(Marriage Cert.)GEORGE "ORMOND" died as GEORGE McCRIRIE in 1883,age 33,informant on death cert.was JAMES McCRIRIE ,brother. GEORGE apparently married in Canada and had a son JOHN JAMES McCRIRIE before returning to England to live in Liverpool area, and had 3 or more children after return. JAMES HALLMAN McCRIRIE had 3 children and I have been successful in making contact with one descendant. Unfortunatley they have litle information. I would like to make contact with any descendants of MARY ANN McCRIRIE NEILSON,ELIZABETH McCRIRIE DAVIES, JOHN McCRIRIE or anyone with knowledge of their families. Thank you
red mail Townsend
John Townsend of Peckleton (Leic's) b 1836 moved to Widnes in 1878 after 20 yrs in 2/17 Leicestershire regiment. He was married to Catherine Enright b.1838 in St Helier. He had a son Wiiliam Edward b. 1876 in Ireland. and he had 4 sons William, Arthur, Joseph and Harold (my father) They lived on West Bank Widnes. I went to Wade Deacon G S from 1953-60. Any relatives / schoolmates out there?
red mail Man in Caravan/Widnes/Cheshire
I used to live in Farnworth, near Widnes round about 1945. An old man used to live in a wooden gypsy type caravan along the bridle path near St. Luke's Church, Farnworth, Widnes. Does anyone remember him? It wasn't far from Farmer Houghton's fields? He always had a smile and a wave as we went by,it would be nice to know if someone knew his name, or where he came
red mail Kathleen Mitchell - Widnes
Looking for information about the Mitchell family. Kathleen, born 10 April 1892, was my grandmother. She married William Ord (I beleive that they were 2nd cousins). Her parents were William Mitchell (born Holy Mount, County Mayo), and Ann Robinson (born Widnes). Ann's parents were John Robinson and Martha Blackbourne. I would appreciate any information
red mail Henderson,Frank
Believe to be born in Widnes 1870 last known address was in Oldham Lancs in 1922. Believed to be of Irish descent.Army records say he was born in Widnes but can't find any trace. Vital to my research as I know of no living relatives. My grandfather.
red mail nickson
just trying to trace relatives by the name nickson in the widnes area, any hep much appriciated.
red mail phillips/atherton
just looking for general info on the names phillips and atherton in the widnes area, my grandma was margaret phillips married to jackie, nee atherton
red mail Mason/Beesley
Do you have any connection with John & Elizabeth Mason?. Their daughter Mary was baptised at St Bedes in 1819 and married William Beesley about 1840. Both John and William were watchmakers.
red mail Dennis Conway
Looking for a Dennis Conway born in Ireland about 1846 and resided at Pitt Street, Widnes in the 1880's. Wife Mary, children Catherine, William, Edward, James, Patrick and Ann. He was a labourer by trade.
red mail Keenahan
I have traced back to my great great grandfather, Martin Keenahan, born in Newton or Widnes about 1849. He married Jane Sankey in 1869, and they had six children. Any information about Martin, Jane or their families would be appreciated.
red mail Finlan/Fenlon/Brennan/Mytham
Seeking anyone with connections to the above-Martin Finlon/Finlan b c 1840's & Mary Brennan m c 1860's -lived in Widnes at least from early 1871. Martin died in 1876-they had 2 children Josephine/Josephina b 1874 who m a Nicholas Fish & believed to have lived in Bolton?/Droylsden & Preston & Martin b 1876 -married Elizabeth Sunderland (Father Thomas -mother Mary Cavanagh).Children-Martin,Thomas, Daniel John, James ,Josephine & Mary(May) Mary remarried in 1879 to Thomas Mythann & had a daughter Mary Ellen in 1884-after that can find no trace of Mary Ellen-either on Census's or Mariage/Death records. Any help appreciated The families lived in & around Grenfell St.
red mail Nazareth House
Please can someone tell me where I can find a photo of the house. My friends grandpa spent 9yrs there from 1909 after the death of his mother. Your help much appreciated.
Tomlinson family
I am looking for information about my grandparents Richard Tomlinson and Gertrude Nellie Freeman. They were married in Widnes in 1920. At that time they lived at 56 Albert Road. Their children were Richard, Percy, Fred, Ann, Dennis and Derek.
red mail casson Families
I am looking to make contact with anyone who has a connetion to the Cassons of Widnes/St Helens. James Casson and Ann Ryan, originally from Ireland and their children, Patrick, John, Catherine,James . Thomas, Mary, Margaret, Matthew , Joseph and Ann.The first 4 children were born in Ireland , but the remainder where born in Lancashire.
red mail Harold Mercer
Born 13 November 1910 at 34 Viadut St, Widness. Baptised at The Widnes Parish Church of St Marys, Widnes, Lancashire on 4 December 1910.
red mail DEAN-Widnes/ADCOCK St Helens
I wonder if anyone is connected to this family? Elizabeth Houghton b1840 Hatton or Halton Cheshire m Henry Dean in 1869 Runcorn and had William H Dean b 1870 Living at 4 Bridge St Widnes in 1901 with wife Augusta (nee Carmichael) and son Henry b 1892 Ellen Dean b 1873 Mary Jane Dean b 1874 Sarah Dean b 1878 Henry died and Elizabeth married George Adcock b 1850 Lincs@ Runcorn 1879 with further children Maud Ellen Adcock 1880 Annie Adcock 1882 In 1881 George and Elizabeth are living at Weston Terrace Weston, Runcorn George is a labourer and shopkeeper. By 1901 George is dead and Elizabeth is living at 62 Bickerstaff St, St Helens with Sarah(now called Adcock) and Annie Is this your family? I would love to make contact if it is.
red mail Thomas Robert Edmund Jones
Has anyone information about my Grandfather- Robert Thomas Edmund Jones who was married in Widnes and was manager of a butcher's shop in Widnes in the early 1900s I have no information other than he may have Liverpool / Welsh origins.
red mail Knowles in Widnes
Looking for James Knowles b.July 1862 or his wife Elizah b. Sept 1871. Were in Widnes until 1904.
red mail charlesworth from runcorn
john charlesworth married mary hannah probin children sissey mary herbert kate john-james william herbert charlie and albert.lived around the runcorn area .albert was born 20 dec 1879 in surrey street runcorn.
red mail William Bingham Widnes born Ireland 1858
I am trying to trace the origin in Ireland of William J Bingham who moved to widnes sometime before 1881, where he was married to Kate Gandy. He was a cooper and was born around 1858; I have been unable to trace any further back apart from knowing that his father was John, a labourer who was deceased by the time William and Kate married in 1878. They had several children including Samuel, my grandfather, and Charlie who ran a bike shop for a long time in Widnes. Any info that could help me trace back to his origin in Ireland would be very helpful.
red mail Jack Dennett
Does anyone know anything about this family - Jack born 16/10/17, with an older brother Bill and younger sister and brothr Lew and Olwyn 0, I believe Jack and his brothers spent part of their childhood in an orphanage whilst Olwyn was brought up, in Wales by an aunt.
red mail Burbridge
Trying to find ralations of George born 1881, Mark born 1884 and Alfred (my Grandfather)born 1886 all born in Widnes. There were two older brothers one born in 1876 in Clitheroe & one born in 1879 at Padiham. A younger brother born in 1891 was also born at Padiham. Their parents were George, born at Handborough Oxfordsire and Mary Ann, maiden name Akhurst I think, born at Willenhall Staffordshire. If anyone has any info or connections I would like to hear from you. Thanks.
red mail Larkin of Widnes
My great-grandparents, Charles & Bridget Larkin, both born in Ireland, were married at St. Bedes in Widnes in 1867,witnesses to the marriage were Patrick Judge and Bridget Ruin. Charles was the son of John and Margaret Larkin and Bridget the daughter of William and Margaret Phillips. On the 1871 census were living in Paradise Street, Widnes, but later moved to Manchester. Are there any Larkin families in Widnes (or anywhere) related to this line? I would be pleased to hear from anyone who has an interest in these names. Ann.
red mail James and Mary dwyer
Hi I am looking for decendants of James 1870 (Dublin)and Mary Ellen(Mannion) 1877( Widnes) Dwyer I believe they had 12 children I have 9 names and looking for the other 3. The names I have are as follows: 1.John 1896 2.Charles1899 (married Sarah) Widnes 3.Maurice JOHN 1911( married Mary CATHERINE Hamilton) Widnes 4.Dennis 1913 (married Dora Coleman) Hull 5.Margaret 1904 6.Hilda Mary (married a Buckley) Widnes 7. William 8. Norah 1917 (married Frances Walsh) 9.Rachel ( Daughter Margaret born in the 30's) Does your Dwyers fit in this family ? Please let me know either way. Thanks in advance..Regards
red mail Robinson
Would appreciate any information on the family of Arthur Robinson, who was born at 53 Vine Street, Widnes in Dec. 1896. His father's name was Arthur Barrow Robinson, boilermaker (b 1864), who was married to Ann Cook. They had an older son, Edward Ernest. In 1913 the family came to live in Australia.
red mail Hickey / Dwyer ??
Hi to everyone I am researching the Dwyer family from Lienster ( Wicklow Kildare and Dublin )John Dwyer 1841 Kildare Married a girl named Ann 1845 They moved to Flintshire N/Wales in 1871-2 about 1877-8 they moved to Widnes Lanc's where they settled. The 1881 census shows them residing at 20 High Street and sharing dwellings with Joseph Hickey 1844 Ireland and wife Annie 1836 Chester. In 1876 Annie Hickey and Ann Dwyer both gave birth to 2 infants both in Flintshire. What I was thinking is ,Was Anne Dwyer a Hickey, sister of Joseph?, Does anyone have the answer to this plaguing problem of mine? Thanks in advance
red mail Any Widnes lightfoots out there
Hi to everyone I am looking for a Peter Lightfoot Born abt 1880 in Widnes I know he lived in Moss Bank and that he married an Irish Annie. They had 5 children Mary Frances John Annie and Florence my Grandmother born about 1909 who married James Twigg born 1902 .He too lived in Moss Bank who's father was also James born abt 1880. He married an Irish Julia.they had 8 Children Daniel, John, Jessie, Esther, Mary, Elizabeth and James my grandfather Moss bank was a close knit community comprising of many Lightfoot families even the public house on the corner of Brown Street "The golden bowl" was run by a Lightfoot family.I cannot link Peter to any of these families. Can anyone out there help me please I'd be grateful for even the smallest morsel of info thanks for reading this
red mail Trayner, McLoughlin
Mary Trayner married Michael McLoughlin 20/2/1871 at St Marys Chapel in Widnes. Mary gave fathers name as David, Michael gave his fathers name as Patrick. Both gave their place of birth as 'Ireland' on the 1881 census. At the time of their marriage they both lived in Charlotte St, Widnes, moving to Pocket Nook, Parr/Windle, St Helens in the 1881 census. Any details on Mary & Michael and/or David & Patrick would be an enormous help! Thanks in advance.....
red mail craney/gilbride
Trying to find any info on Isabella Craney d.o.b. 1855 married to Daniel Gilbride.They lived in Manchester late 1800s and also Widnes. Had sons Daniel,John,Martin and Daughters Isabel,Mary and Elizabeth.
red mail Whitlow
I am researching the branch of the Whitlow family who moved to South Africa in the early 20th century. Any information would be welcome.
red mail Bishop/Crow
Mary Ester Bishop b. April 7, 1870, Lugsdale Rd parents Otto Bishoop & Catharine Crow. Otto Bishop - British Subject from Sillesia, Prussia. Any info on these families would be appreciated
red mail BEVAN / BUNN
Eliza Bunn married Reece Bevan 5th Oct 1857 Warrington Parish Church. Lived in Widnes. Daughter Annie Bevan married into the Curran family.
Sarah Ann Bunn married William Pennington 21st May 1865 at St. Mary's Widnes. Looking for any connections.
I have an old address for Elizabeth Mulvey (born circa 1920) from circa 1940's of 45 Castle Street, Halton View, Widnes. She is believed to have two brothers, one of which was my grandfather Vincent. They lost contact at the beginning of World War II. I'm looking for any information on this lady, as to whether she is still alive or if she has any descendants that could help me with my family tree.
red mail William and Mary FOSTER
Seeking any info on family of William Foster and his wife Mary nee Houghton. Living Viaduct Street Widness 1880's
red mail thomas smith 1840
looking for any of thomas smiths relatives b 1840 married eliza in nottingham. moved to runcorn then widnes. children samuel,mary anne,john,thomas,louisa,matilda and rebecca.i have various old family photos.
red mail ILLIDGE - Widnes
My Great Grandmother was JANE ILLIDGE. She was the first born daughter of RICHARD ILLIDGE & MARY ANN ROBINSON. Richard was born in PENKETH, the son of GEORGE ILLIDGE AND JANE ACKERS. The Illidge Family originates from FRODSHAM. Anyone with any info?
red mail FARMER'S of West Bank
Looking for connections to JOHN & ELIZABETH FARMER (Nee MERCER). West Bank area of WIDNES 1853 onwards.
red mail Broderick
Looking for any relation to Broderick family of Widnes, who can help me find who my greatgranparents were. Also does anyone know if there ever was or still is an Esther Street in Widnes.
DENNETT Family, Widnes
I am trying to locate descendants, or relations, of LEONARD DENNETT (b1882–d1962) and SELINA HAYES (b1890– d1966). They lived in Nicholas Road, Ditton, Widnes and had four children who survived to adulthood: Leonard (d WWII), James (aka Jim m Catherine, six children; Sandra, James, Leonard, John, David & Janet), John Joseph (aka Jack m Dilys, one daughter Lynda b1950) and Selina (aka Linda m Eric Howarth, one daughter Ann b1950).
red mail WALL - WIDNES
Am looking for details of the Wall family of Widnes, specifically the following children of Peter Wall, Bridget b.1871, Catherine b.1877. Also details of his spouse Margaret Wall nee Bow who I cannot find either on or after the 1891 census. I will be eternally grateful for any help
red mail McParland
Seeking info on McParland family, settled Widnes area - mid 1800s onwards, orig Ireland. Living in Widnes at 30 Grenfell Street in 1914.
The Cheshire Family, Widnes
My great grandfather, Harry Cheshire (born 1862) moved from the Midlands to Widnes, where he raised a family. He had three known sons, Frederick William Cheshire (my grandfather), Harry Cheshire and Albert Edward Cheshire. I would like to hear from any of their descendants.
PURNELL family, Widnes
Hello! I'm researching the Purnell family from Widnes, including William Samuel Purnell (1911-1995). I am hoping to find his parents, but I do not know either of their names. If you could help me I would be very grateful! Many thanks, Heather
red mail McCarthy
Seeking anyone with info about Peter Joseph McCarthy born 1921 Widnes. Lived Grenfell Street, subsequently ? brought up by aunt.
red mail McCarthy
Seeking any information about McCarthy's (Peter and Mary nee Conroy who originated in Ireland and were living at 14 Oxford Street Widnes in 1901. They had six sons - one of them, my Grandfather, Timothy born 1885, twin of John - married Mary McParland (born 1891) in June 1914. They had ? 3 sons and possibly 1 daughter. Any info wlecome.
red mail McPartland - Fenlon
I am trying to find the family connection between the McPartland and Fenlon families from Widnes. L & M McPartland are listed as chief mourners in my great grandmother Anne Fenlon Lightfoot's obit in 1950, she died in Widnes.
red mail McCarthy
Grandfather Timothy McCarthy born 23/12/1885 and twin of John, married Mary McParland born 1891, in 1914. Lived in Widnes. Possibly had 4 children. Any information appreciated.
red mail Birch Family
My grandfather was Harold Edward Birch, born 9/3/1903. His father was Robert Birch and his mother was Ellen Jane Leadbetter. Harold was born in Widnes, but I cannot find any details about his parents marriage, or in fact their birth details. If anyone has any info that would help me, I would be very grateful.
Researching Kenwright ancestors from Widnes,especially a David Kenwright and his wife Jane,David was born in Widnes in 1845,and later moved his family to Liverpool,he was a shipping agent and lived in the Widnes Docks area,any info would be greatly apreciated.
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