Author Topic: Looking for burial of James Alfred Rickard died Ashton-in-Makerfield 1952  (Read 611 times)

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Looking for burial of James Alfred Rickard died Ashton-in-Makerfield 1952
« on: Wednesday 06 April 16 05:03 BST (UK) »
I hope that I'm doing this right!

I can't find what happened to James Alfred Rickard died 2 December 1952 in Ashton-in-Makerfield.  His wife Mary Ann nee Stubbs died 18 January 1967 in Eccles if this helps.

They had about four children but can't find any info. on them.

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Janice.

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Re: Looking for burial of James Alfred Rickard died Ashton-in-Makerfield 1952
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 06 April 16 08:26 BST (UK) »

They had about four children but can't find any info. on them.


James & Mary married in 1900 (Garstang registration district)  Have you looked at the 1911 census to see what children they have .

Could these two be their children (from freebmd)  :-\
Birth June qtr 1912 
Rickard    Gladys - mothers maiden name    Stubbs   
Haslingden    8e   228    

Birth September qtr 1915   (>99%)
Rickard    Sydney - mothers maiden name  Stubbs   
Wigan    8c   262    
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Re: Looking for burial of James Alfred Rickard died Ashton-in-Makerfield 1952
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 06 April 16 08:32 BST (UK) »
There's a list of cemeteries in the Wigan district here

https://www.wigan.gov.uk/Resident/Births-Marriage-Deaths/Deaths/Cemeteries.aspx

Wigan council will search for a burial but charge 10 for doing so
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Sherry-Paddington & Marylebone,
Longhurst-Ealing & Capel, Abinger, Ewhurst & Ockley,
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Re: Looking for burial of James Alfred Rickard died Ashton-in-Makerfield 1952
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 06 April 16 09:33 BST (UK) »
Death/funeral announcements in local newspapers are usually a good way of tracking down burials (or cremations).

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Re: Looking for burial of James Alfred Rickard died Ashton-in-Makerfield 1952
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 07 April 16 00:19 BST (UK) »
Thank you for your replies.  I do have James and Mary Ann's children:  Joseph Ernest b1901, James Alfred b1903, Gladys b1912 and Sydney G. b1915.

I had tried a site with burial/cremation records for cemeteries around Ashton-in-Makerfield but found nothing.  Newspapers would be great, does anyone know how I could access them from here (I'm in Australia).  Perhaps a local library?  Death notice could give me more family details too.

Thanks again,
Janice.

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Re: Looking for burial of James Alfred Rickard died Ashton-in-Makerfield 1952
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 07 April 16 00:22 BST (UK) »
Also, Ashton in Makerfield is very close to Haydock, so look for  adjacent cemeteries.
Nursall   ~    Buckinghamshire
Avies ~   Norwich

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Re: Looking for burial of James Alfred Rickard died Ashton-in-Makerfield 1952
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 07 April 16 07:52 BST (UK) »

They had about four children but can't find any info. on them.

Thank you for your replies.  I do have James and Mary Ann's children:  Joseph Ernest b1901, James Alfred b1903, Gladys b1912 and Sydney G. b1915.

If it is information on their marriages and deaths and possible children then you can use freebmd
http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

You may also be able to find them on the 1939 register

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Re: Looking for burial of James Alfred Rickard died Ashton-in-Makerfield 1952
« Reply #7 on: Friday 08 April 16 05:11 BST (UK) »
Thank you Rosie, I did find them on the 1939 Register.  I've also sent queries to some local libraries regarding death notices in newspapers.

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Re: Looking for burial of James Alfred Rickard died Ashton-in-Makerfield 1952
« Reply #8 on: Friday 03 May 19 06:58 BST (UK) »
Hi
My great grandfather was James Alfred Rickard
And my great grandmother was Mary Ann Rickard (Stubbs). They did have 4 children and the eldest was my grandfather Joseph earnest Rickard and he liked to be called Ernie.he married my nana Edith wick in 1944 in Ashton on maker field.
They had 3 other children called Alfred. Gladys and Sydney.
James Alfred Rickard owned a couple of shops at 47 and 49 Gerard street in Ashton on maker field. One was a temperance bar at number 49.