I have tried to find my grt grandfather ROBERT THOMAS COOPER who was born 3/12/1859 2 Edge Court Manchester. His mother was MARTHA COOPER,
no father mentioned on birth cert. on this census and also MARTHA on the 1851, but to no avail.
I have found him on the 1871 census living with his...
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I was born in Urmston Cottage Hospital and lived at 1 Newcroft Crescent up until 1963 when I moved to St. Annes, nr Blackpool. That is where I met and married my husband. We now live in Grange over Sands near the Lake District.
I will port my conundrum soon.
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Last month I was particularly interested as I was born in Urmston, Manchester. I thought I was a lassy from Lancashire, but have traced my father's side BAXTER down to north Beds and Hunts to 1644.