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World War One / Thomas Allan Heron Died 6th November 1918
« on: Thursday 29 December 22 22:47 GMT (UK)  »
My relative S/20694 Thomas Allan Heron of the 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders died on 6th November 1918 and is buried at Angreau Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

Could anybody help and suggest which battle he may have been killed in please?

Worcestershire / Esther Tomblin(s) Born C1791
« on: Monday 31 January 22 19:16 GMT (UK)  »
Im trying to locate an Esther Tomblin(s) born around 1791 in Pershore area and married a John Price in 1805 again in Pershore (Holy Cross)

I had her name as Timplins but now believe it is Tomblin(s).

John and Esther had a number of children including i believe my great x 3 grandfather John Price born 1811 Pershore as well as James 1807 William 1809 Esther 1814 Thomas 1816 Ann 1819.

Thanks in advance

Worcestershire / John Price Born Pershore around 1813
« on: Thursday 27 January 22 17:33 GMT (UK)  »
John is my 3 x Great Grandfather and i know he was born in Pershore around 1813 based on census in 1851/1861 by which time he`s living in Hulme Manchester working as a bricklayer.

Somebody gave me some information re a christening in Pershore for a John Price around 1811 but I cant find the source for that info?

Can somebody with better research skills assist please??

Thanks in advance

Lancashire / John Price and Annie Flannagan Manchester
« on: Friday 14 January 22 14:45 GMT (UK)  »
I believe John Price son of John Price married Annie Flannagan in Manchester in 1902 but i cannot find the marriage entry...any help appreciated.....

Lancashire / Marie (Maria) Lynch born 1887 Manchester
« on: Friday 09 April 21 22:21 BST (UK)  »
I am looking for my great grandmother on the 1911 census.  She was born in Manchester in 1887.  Her parents were James Lynch (1865) and Maria Eastwood (1864)

She had x 2 children (Marion and Winifred) (father unknown) and then met and married William A Martin and then had a further 3 children (Mary, Noel and Alan).

Any help would be appreciated... :)

Lanarkshire / Margaret Gorrie McGregor? B 1858 Glasgow
« on: Wednesday 07 April 21 21:29 BST (UK)  »
Trying to locate birth / marriage details for a Margaret Gorrie and think maiden name could have been McGregor.

She was born c1858 in Glasgow area and married a James Arthur Parkes around 1879/1880.

Parkes was an army Quartermaster / Captain and they lived in army barracks in Hamilton for a while.

Parkes was from Manchester.

We know Gorrie features in her names as it is on the census and her headstone in Manchester but she called her eldest child Mary McGregor Parkes in 1880 so we were wondering if McGregor was her maiden name??

We cannot find her marriage certifcate but we suspect that Parkes went to Canada for a while so we dont know if they married over there.

Armed Forces / Captain James Arthur Parkes
« on: Monday 05 April 21 19:13 BST (UK)  »
Trying to locate service records for Captain James Arthur Parkes born around 1854 Manchester.

1881 Scotland Census shows him as "Sergeant 26th Regt" living in Lanarkshire with wife Margaret and family.

In 1891 Scotland Census he is living in Hamilton Barracks and is " Quarter Master Army"

In 1891 he is living in Manchester and occupation is Army Officer Infantry ?  Captain? under name Jas Arthur Parkes.

1911 in Manchester he is a retired Army Officer.

He died in Manchester in 1917 and his Headstone says Captain Jason Arthur Parkes.

Any help appreciated.

Lancashire / Barnes Family 1891 Census Manchester
« on: Saturday 09 January 21 11:29 GMT (UK)  »
I'm struggling finding relatives in the 1891 census.

Thomas Barnes B 1840 Manchester
Emma (Wife) B 1850 Manchester

Elizabeth B 20/2/1876 Manchester
1 Unknown child

Thomas had died in 1894  when Elizabeth marries George Almond

Emma is a possible in 1901 census as Boarder in Manchester and definitely 1911 as living with George & Elizabeth again Manchester.

Just wondering where they were in 1901 as a family?

Ive found an Eliza Barnes aged 16 as Servant B Manchester but living down in Devon in 1891 census?

Cheshire / William Almond (Allmond) Born Middlewich C1840
« on: Monday 04 January 21 19:09 GMT (UK)  »
Trying to find the birth and wedding of William Almond (Allmond) who is shown as born Middlewich c1840.

His wife was called Margaret born around 1852 in Lymm (Nothing on Margaret before 1881).

I have them living in Manchester in 1881 census and Margaret is a widow by 1891.

William and Margaret had following children: Hannah (1874 B Lymm) George ( 1877 B Lymm) Elizabeth ( 1879 B Manchester) William (1885 B MCR) Harry (1890 B MCR)


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