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McCargo of Heckmondwike
I would like to hear from anyone who has any information about Mary McCargo who was born 08/12/1912 in 1 Strawberry Square, Heckmondwike. I am unable to find any information about the residents of No. 1 in the 1911 Census. Mary's mother was also Mary (nee Frain).
red mail Theatre Manager
I am trying to find any info. on Thomas (Tom) Russell b.1842, d. 9th April 1891 at his home in Heckmondwike. Funeral on 18th April was attended by a "vast concourse" who lined the streets. He was an actor manager who owned the Theatre Royal, Hyde, Cheshire, and also a touring Portable Theatre. Any detail helpful.
red mail Parker / Firth.
Hi, I am trying to find the ancesters of my maternal G.Grandfather and G. Grandmother Parker / Firth. John Thomas Parker was B. in Heckmondwike in 1871, Norah Elizabeth Firth was B. in Heckmondwike in 1876 they were married in 1896 in Heckmondwike. They had 2 children Emma ( G.M ) died in 1927 and Lucy who died in 1906.They moved to Kidderminster some time in the early 1900's and opened a provision store in Larkhill, Kidd. Norah's brother / sister ( Firth's ) opened a fish and chip shop called Yorkshire Fisherie's also in Kidd. possibly around the same time.
James Pollard b 1834. Son of James Pollard b 1797 and Nancy b 1798. Other children Mary, Margaret, Ellen and Ann. Lived in Ashton under lyne in 1851. Son James married Catherine Ledward. Anyone match up with any of this.... believe he was a school master of English at upper chapel school, heckmondwike
red mail Barber Stanley
born 1887 married Gladys born 1889 children Ron Joan brothers Sydney, Wilfrid, Bill, Eric sister Ella
red mail Timothy Patrick Battle
This is my grandfather, he was born in heckmondwike in 1873, he had brothers Michael, Thomas, James, that we don't know what ever became of them or of his Father James Battle. My great grandmother Mary Moran Battle is resting in Methuen, as is Tim, Mary, Stephen, so if any one knowes where James the Father was born, or where Mary Moran was born and what became of the others, let me know. James the youngest was Still there in 1901.
red mail Harold Wood Transport
I am desperate to find out where in Heckmondwike Harold Woods Transport company was. My dad drove for them when i was a child but when you are little you don`t notice which way you go. I hope someone can help me
red mail Wood family of Heckmondwike
Looking for info on Ethel Mary c1886, Florence Gertrude c1888, Hilda c1889 and Eveline c 1891. The are all daughters of Herbert Wood born 1863 in Crompton, Lancashire and Elizabeth Ann Bickerton born c1864 in Liversedge, Yorkshire. I'm trying to find out who these girls married and whether or not they had any children. Thank you for any help.
red mail crabbe family
Hi i am looking for parents of martha crabbe born at heckmondwike abt 1788 she later married thomas brooke they are my gr gr gr grandparents. thanks pat
red mail Goosehill, Heckmondwike
If anyone could possibly help me with any onfo/pics on Goosehill abt 1830, my GGG Grandfather Christopher Brooke had a shop there believed to be a Grocers. Kind Regards Helen
red mail Fox of Heckmondwike
Would like details of a Mr Fox of Heckmondwike (sorry no first name) who emigrated to america about 1883.
red mail Firth and Peel Family
My Great Grandparents William Firth and Mary Ann Peel Firth immigrated to Amsterdam, New York in 1904. They had children named Harry, William, Hilda, Eliza and Edna. Edna(born in 1902)was my Grandmother. They lived in the Heckmondwike area and came back to England to visit family in the 1930's. I am looking for these family members. Mary Ann's father's name was Thomas Peel. My grandmother used to write to these family members until she passed away in 1962. My mother lost track of them after that. I would welcome any information to help find my family as I am preparing our family history for my grandchildren.
red mail Local History - Heckmondwike
I have previously mentioned visiting my Uncle Fred Ibbetson in WEST STREET, Heckmondwike in the 1960s. I now know that the street no longer exists. However, I have since discovered that my GG Grandfather, Charles Lindsay, had a grocer's shop also on West Street in 1871. Does anybody have any historical information about Heckmondwike with any mention of Lindsay's shop?
red mail John Brearley 1867
I am looking for any information on the family of John Brearley. The Brearley house used to be opposite Heckmondwike Church. I know John married Jane Walsh and she sadly died the day before my Dad Joe's first birthday. I would also be intersted in any information on her family.
red mail Frank Peel
Hi I am looking for any information about my gr gr grandfather Frank Peel who was the author of "Spen Valley, Past & Present", published 1893 and Proprieter of the local newspaper. He lived from 1834-1900 and was married to Harriett Emma (suspect it is Hinings from Pudsay (1837-1908). They had 5 children - Hugh Herbert, Eleanor, Charles, Annie and Edith Mary. The latter 3 immigrated to South Africa. Hugh married Mary Crawshaw whilst Eleanor married Josias Bruce. They lived mostly in Market str.
red mail Stead, Sands, Preston, North, Barr.
I am trying to research my family history, I have a relation called John James Stead who lived between 1862-1919. He was well respected in the area and was an authority on the Bronte's. I also am looking into my Gt gt granddads death, he was Charles North and he was working on Cooks Mill and fell off, he had a slight ankle injury but contracted lock jaw and died.
red mail john ramsden
would like an info on a john ramsden born in 1872 and married a clara berry thanks
red mail Berry family of Heckmondwike West Yorkshire
I am descended from Rachel Berry born 06 Apr 1842 and married to Joseph Redfearn of Batley on 14 Sept 1861 at Birstall Parish Church. Rachel had 6 siblings that I know of, Samuel 1837, Mary 1839, Elizabeth 1846, Eliza Ann 1847, Charlotte 1848 and Thomas George 1850. The parents of Rachel and her siblings were Thomas Berry born 1813 in Heckmondwike and Charlotte Cordingley born 1817 in Birstall. I know Thomas had 11 siblings and his parents were Daniel Berry b 1780 in Heckmondwike and Mary Popplewell b 1782 in Birstall. I am looking for any descendents of members of the Berry family in order to exchange information.
red mail Flanagan
Looking for descendants of John Flanagan, he was born in Liversedge about 1851 and married Agnes McCartney. They had the following children Tom, Sarah, John, Ada, Fred , Ormond , Granville, Harry
Looking for information about the Gothard family, Heckmondwike.
looking for descendants of Annie Broadbent born in Heckmondwike West Yorks in 1863, married George Firth in 1882, Children were Mary Sofia b.1885,Charlie b. 1883,Fred b.1888,George Herman b.1893,Violet May b.1899, George Herman was my granfather.Any information gratefully accepted.
red mail WOFFENDEN
Looking for any info on FREDERICK WOFFENDEN (a Slater) born 1845 Heckmondwike died 1915 Pontefract. His father was THOMAS a Horse Doctor from marriage of son to JANE BAGGAN in 1866 Pontefract. 1881 they are living Pontefract but on 1901 they are in Hunslet. Seven children: ELIZABETH HARRIET 1868, ELIZA 1871, JOHN BAGGAN 1872, WALTER 1875, FREDERICK 1877, GEORGE 1878 - 1879 & WILLIAM 1879
red mail Cowburn
have original copy of family register (bible?) Josehp Cowburn's family 1819-1864 @ Hechmondwike
red mail John Ramsden Heckmondwike/Rochdale
John Ramsden had 4 more children to my Grandma Eleanor Butterworth in Rochdale.They lived in Williams Place. One of the children was my dad Frank Ramsden Butterworth. I have just started researching my family tree and am stuck at my grandad John Ramsden at Hecknondwike.I have lots of information about his Rochdale family.
Bentley/Pittock Heckmondwike West Yorkshire
Looking for information on Ellis Bentley b 1897 parents Arthur& Emma Nee Green, Ellis Married Phyllis Pittock.
red mail Clegg Family
I have been researching the CLEGG family over the past two years and have a wealth of information. They originated from Heckmondwike, but moved up to Elswick, Newcastle in the late 1800's. Anyone interested please get in touch.
My grandfather was John William Knight born 08 Set 1887 in Liversedge Died 02 Jan 1953 his parents were William Knight & Zella McCartney. I am looking for any other siblins of William & Zella also when and where they were born. I have cousins in England and would love to here from them.
red mail West Street, Heckmondwike
Used to visit Great Uncle Fred Ibbetson & his wife Lizzie (nee Peg)at 13 West Street in 1960s. Street not there any more. Does anyone remember it?
red mail John Ramsden
Born c1872 Heckmondwike? Died 1936 Rochdale, Lancs. Children Norman and Clara. Any information appreciated.
Jack Terry
Researching family of Jack Terry last heard of in 1947 living at 26 South Street Heckmondwike, may have had 4 children.
red mail Goodall
Grandfather Albert Goodall born in Flush, 1875. Father was Joseph,mother Eliza Walker from Thornton Lemoor. Joseph's parents were James and Caroline Grime. They married in Birstall. 1835.
red mail Thomas Parker
My great-grand-father Thomas Parker was a shoe-maker born in Heckmondwike. In 1881 he is listed with his wife and family living in Batley. In 1901 he is listed living with my great-grand-mother and their daughter aged 9. We would like to know more about him.
red mail Liversedge
red mail Heckmondwike, West Yorks
Seraching for ARMITAGE, WESTWICK, LEE, PRESTON, KILBURN, NORTH - all with Heckmondwike connections
red mail Popplewell
Searching for ancestors/descendants of Joseph Popplewell, possibly born Batley, educated Heckmondwike, married Sarah HORNBUCKLE at Nottingham in 1766.
Searching for RAMSDEN, WHITEHEAD, GOODALL, LISTER, and PRIESTLEY in Heckmondwike.

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