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Offline Jayson

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Wilson family of Alkington Hall
« on: Tuesday 31 January 17 14:04 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I've only just started researching this family, and, with the assistance of researchers on this forum, have found out quite a bit already.

But I'm hoping to establish contact with anyone who has a connection with this family or someone who knows anything more about them and Alkington Hall.  From the info I have it appears that William Wilson (born 1791) was living at Alkington Hall from 1816 onwards.  I'm guessing he occupied the property as a tenant farmer.  The family were still there in 1881.  I think William was the son of Thomas Wilson who died in 1812.  He too was described as a farmer of Alkington.

Alkington Hall was built by the Cotton family but I'm not sure if they still owned it when William Wilson was farming there.

Jay :)   
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Re: Wilson family of Alkington Hall
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 05 February 17 09:15 GMT (UK) »
If you have the family still there in 1881, then you must know the names of several children/grandchildren of William, and can look to see if they are in any family trees on Ancestry, and if anyone on here has them in their Surname Interests, in Your Tools, below.

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Re: Wilson family of Alkington Hall
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 05 February 17 09:39 GMT (UK) »
Have you contacted the current occupants?  It looks like there is still a Wilson connection.
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