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    Elizabeth Ackers

    Elizabeth Ackers born 1866 Runcorn Cheshire. Parents George and Mary. 1881census age 11. 1891 census age 25. 1901 census piece 3335, folio 85, Page 3,number 17. Elizabeth age 35 employed as a servant for a widow and his 3 children. 1911 census age 44, a housekeeper for a widow and his 4...
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    Annie Ackers

    Annie born Runcorn 1882 1891 census age 9, piece 2832, folio 11, page 16 1901 census age 19, piece 3335, folio 21, page 34. 1911 census age 27, reg 460,Atherton, inst 10, piece 23240. After 1911 census unable to find a marriage or death to fit. I did find in Emigration, A Ackers age 40...
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    War memorial

    An interesting finish to my St Micheals Hoole war memorial research. As I had hit a brick wall with the last four names and I am a poppy seller for the Royal British Legion, I had a poster on my poppy stand with the last four wanted names and newspaper reports with photographs of local...
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    British War Medal

    Hi I am looking for help with A British War Medal, the name around the edge is. William Lawson, 33156, Cheshire Reg. I have found his medal card, and he was also awarded the Victory medal. The medal belongs to a lady friend of my wife, she said it has been in the family for years and she would...
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    War memorial

    Hi I have been asked to help with the research on the war memorial at our local Church. I have a good set of records for the first two names, 2 brothers Ernest and Wiliam Barker, their census 1911 and 1901. medal records, and army records for William only, and a bit more. Not much luck with the...
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    Royal Tank Corps

    As "Findmypast" now has the enlistment records for the Royal Tank Corps, 1919-1939. People searching the records may be interested in the online documentary, of the Royal Tank regiment. Adam http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYZNEe33yv4
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    Edward Malone marriage

    Edward Malone. Born, married , and died in Birkenhead Cheshire. His first wife Annie died 08/07/1900. 1911 census sub reg Birkenhead,reg district 452, institution 9, piece 21966. He is married to Alice Malone and has been for 10 years and has 2 extra children, Alice age 7, and Norah age 6, abode...
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    The registrar

    Reading a newspaper in "Findmypast" the Preston Chronical 16/06/1848. Charles Chubb, the registrar for Great Howard street, sub district of Liverpool, was arrested for obtaining commission under false pretences from the parish officers. He was adding false names in the birth books to gain more...
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    Merchant navy records

    I hope I am in the right place on the forum for this request. Peter Malone born Birkenhead Cheshire, 01/03/1893. Married Ellen Burke, Birkenhead 07/12/1917. Died, Birkenhead 24/05/1946. I have hit a brick wall searching for his Merchant navy records. I have his Royal navy records, he enlisted...
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    Looking for Elizabeth Malone

    Hi I am unable to trace Elizabeth Malone nee Bridge, she married Peter Malone in 1862 in Birkenhead Cheshire. The family are in the 1871 census, institution 10. Household 222. piece. folio 124. page 38. Also in the 1881 census institution 12a. Piece 3577. folio 11. page 16. In the 1891...
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    William H Blakeley

    Hi folks I am unable to find the death of William Henry Blakeley. William was born 8/5/1856, and married Catherine Mount in 5/11/1879. Catherine died in 30/07/1889. William is listed in the 1891 census 14. piece 2945. folio 11. page 18. Living with his mother Ellen, who had remarried, his...
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    Irish roots

    Hi, I am looking for help with my Irish ancesters. I am using ancestry and a few free sites but no luck. The story passed down the generations in my family is as follows. Thomas Shannon born in 1844 in the parish of Castlerae in the county of Roscommon. He came to Liverpool to look for his...
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    Adam Blakeley

    Hi Looking for help in the 1851 census. Over a year ago I made a note of a family I found on Ancestry, living in Wallasey on the Wirral. The name Adam Blakeley is a family name and at the time I was searching mainly the Liverpool area. Now I have found a connection to the Wallasey area I have...