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    Ellen Boyd & great nephew (?) John Boyd

    In 1861 my great grandmother Anna--known as Annie-- Darragh married Gilbert Higgins at the First Presbyterian church in Ahoghill C Antrim--her age was given as 22 so born c 1839 When Annie died in Busby, Renfrewshire in 1912, her parents' names were given as Patrick Darroch(Scottish spelling)...
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    slate getter

    Thank you for this gortonboy--and for such a prompt reply
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    slate getter

    :) I have found that a 5 x great grandfather was a slate getter He lived in Rosthwaite Cumberland ,so presumably worked in the slate mines in Honister, Borrowdale.he later moved to Seathwaite Lancashire where there were slate mines in the area and was also descibed there as a slate getter...
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    John Birkett x 2!

    Have now been back to Barrow & have found a lot of information which fills in gaps re children of John Birkett + where he lived at different times--great results Thank you for your help along the way :)
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    John Birkett x 2!

    "Re Crosthwaite first--If I had been in conversation with you when you mentioned "near Windermere" I would have been left speechless ! That Crosthwaite isn't far from Kendal where I live and I'm a member of a church in kendal that is in the same "group" of churches & the name crops up in...
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    John Birkett x 2!

    Have done a little more "googling" and see that records for Crosthwaite church are held in kendal records office----wil be opposite there tomorrow so if meetings finish in time, ( if not on another day soon) I'll call in tomorrow and see how far back I can get with the Birketts-can also check of...
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    John Birkett x 2!

    PS! Have just looked up re Seathwaite & Broughton on google It does seem that St MMs at B in Furness served the people of Seathwaite for major "events" at one time, although possibly not for all
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    John Birkett x 2!

    Re Crosthwaite first--If I had been in conversation with you when you mentioned "near Windermere" I would have been left speechless ! That Crosthwaite isn't far from Kendal where I live and I'm a member of a church in kendal that is in the same "group" of churches & the name crops up in...
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    John Birkett x 2!

    Hi Dave, Answering one at a time! Thank you for this information-I appreciate you taking the time & the trouble I hadn't been able to find the siblings together on IGI as a family group so was adding 2 + 2 & hoping that 4 was the answer! I hadn't been sure re the two John Birkett's but your...
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    John Birkett x 2!

    I am trying to find out which of 2 John Birketts is my 5 x great grandfather ---John Birkett bapt 09/07/1753 at Crosthwaite Cumberland married to Jane unknown 27/01/1781--or John Birkett bapt 01/12/1754--Crosthwaite ( this isn't the Crosthwaite near keswick) Both seemed to have parents named...
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    CHARLES MOSS c 1809--birth look up please

    Thank you for this Pat.So far--back to c 1790--I have only found my Walmsleys in Liverpool. i had always thought of Walmsley as a Blackburn area name so was surprised it cropped up where it did If when I start again on tracing them to an earlier date I find a Blackburn or area connection I'll...
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    CHARLES MOSS c 1809--birth look up please

    Just been & had a look-not much to go on I'm afraid--got what I do have from a distant relation of my late husband-may be able to find out more if you think there could be a connection, but got the impression that it was all she knew. Jack Harris born 1915 in Kirkdale Liverpool fought in WW2...
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    CHARLES MOSS c 1809--birth look up please

    :) Hello Lynne--I think that there was but vague on detail--will look up the old tree & get back on here--don't hold out hopes of much info though!! Eileen
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    CHARLES MOSS c 1809--birth look up please

    Thank you for this Julie--will give it a try--
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    CHARLES MOSS c 1809--birth look up please

    I have been trying to find the birth of my 3 x great grandfather Charles Moss for some time According to census records, he was born: 1841 census-in Lancashire c 1811 1851 census in ORMSKIRK Lancashire c 1807 1861 census in UPHOLLAND Lancashire c 1807 1871 census in ORMSKIRK Lancashire c 1807...
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