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    Alfred Hector Mills born 1900 Leigh England.

    Hi Eva The photo of Alfred would be much appreciated, thank you. The information you mention as being sent has not been received yet. I have sent you a PM hope this helps......kind regards Kath.
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    Alfred Hector Mills born 1900 Leigh England.

    Hi Eva Many thanks for all the information...WOW! Sorry to hear of family health problems hope all will be well soon. Please share any information/photos that you can.Do you have any information on Alfred`s sister Edith Annie...did she die soon after giving birth in 1919 I wonder? (I am based in...
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    Alfred Hector Mills born 1900 Leigh England.

    Hello Many thanks for the information on Alfred H Mills. This family is of special interest to me. Alfred would have been my mother`s cousin. I have some history on the Mills but would love to know more!! Alfred`s mother Mary Alice (nee Gregory) was my grandmother`s sister. Another sister lived...
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    RUNCIMAN & THORNLEY families

    Hi Dave Yes I have noted this entry on Lancs OPC............but I have not accepted it . I know of 3 combinations of "William and Margarets" and have managed to fit each child with each parent according to Margarets child bearing age. If you consider that she could have given birth around 1810...
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    RUNCIMAN & THORNLEY families

    Hi Dave Sorry it has taken a few days to come back with the information on Betsy Ball.......But the post arrived this morning with a copy of the marriage certificate I promised...... William Thornley......21years.......Bachelor ....Ironturner....317 Lever Street Bolton. Son of Thomas...
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    Wadsworth

    Could someone please look up marriages for:- Bessie Wadsworth ...born Nov.1902 in Leigh Lancashire UK Margaret Wadsworth .....born May 1904 ........".............. or confirm that Margaret died....28 August sometime after 1956 spinster of Beverly TWP Wentworth Canada. John Wadsworth.....born...
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    Re: look up on ancestry

    Re: look up on ancestry Hi Christine I have located a family tree showing the marriage details as listed above for Mary Balson born 1817 Plymouth......died 1882 Balmain NSW etc. Wed Robert Taylor February 28 1837 Stoke Dameral Devon......................... There are several Charles...
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    RUNCIMAN & THORNLEY families

    Hi Dave William Ball son of Simeon and Ann..........born and baptised 25 November 1860 Golborne. Its listed on England and Wales Christening records 1530-1906. Have you seen the Lancs. On Line Parish Clerk web site? (Lancs OPC) You can see the entry there under baptisms.. On Lancashire BMD I...
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    English marriage

    Hi Dave The second marriage of Simeon ball took place on the 10th. February 1862 at Golborne St. Thomas parish church to Betty Arnold 45, widow, daughter of Thomas Sutton. Register of marriages 1849-1880 page 89 entry 178 as shown on Lancs. opc. Also England and Wales free bmd 1862...
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    RUNCIMAN & THORNLEY families

    Hi Dave I will do you a potted history with sources for you to follow and verify in your own way to make sure I`ve got things right...eg. Why we can`t find Betsy on one of the English census returns and why she married in Bolton, which in those days was a good way from Golborne. Several...
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    RUNCIMAN & THORNLEY families

    Sorry forgot to say...Nanny Ball died 27 November 1860 in the presence of Simeon Ball coal miner....their son William died 26 November 1860 and their daughter Mary died 23 December 1860, Coal pit lane Golborne.
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    RUNCIMAN & THORNLEY families

    Hi Dave I am a direct descendant of Simeon Ball.....I still live in the same area as the original family and speak regularly to a lady now in her late eighties who is the great grand daughter of Simeon! There were several children, he did remarry about two years after Nanny died. Nanny is the...
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    Alfred Hector Mills born 1900 Leigh England.

    Hi Dave It is reported that the marriage was on 26 June 1915 Balmain NSW to John Ridden aged 33 and Edith Annie Mills aged 20. Many Thanks for your time..... Regards Kath.
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    Alfred Hector Mills born 1900 Leigh England.

    Hi Gibbo Many thanks for the speedy reply and handy web site information. This should help me track my relatives and who knows I may even find some photos of them .Sadly my parents died when I was young and there is no photographic history except for my Grampa. Many Many Thanks Kind regards...
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    Alfred Hector Mills born 1900 Leigh England.

    Hi Dave For a limping insomniac, you are pretty amazing!!! Many thanks Also I see you mention another child....Elsie........I will add her to my tree. Brilliant!!!! Kind regards kath. :)
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    Alfred Hector Mills born 1900 Leigh England.

    Hi Alfred H Mills was the son of Thomas Mills and Mary Alice(Gregory) and settled in Australia (Sydney area) early 1900`s. They travelled from Sunnyside Utah USA. They orginate from Leigh in Lancashire England. His mother Mary Alice was Aunt to my mother. Alfred is reported to have died on the...
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    RUNCIMAN & THORNLEY families

    Hi I am also researching the BAll family of Golborne and have Betsy(Betty) in my tree......daughter of Simeon and Nanny(Nancy/Ann). I am about to confirm the marriage to WilliamThornley in 1876 by the puchase of their marriage certificate from Bolton MBC. If this is of any help to you please let...
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    Catherine Gregory b.1888 Leigh Lancs.

    Hi Ozannie Many thanks for the time spent trying to contact me re...Gregory`s of Leigh Lancashire... I have tried BDM....Lancs OPC....etc to establish links, but as you can see I come from two sets of Gregorys!!. On my grandmothers side one great Aunt did leave England for Aussie(the lucky so...
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    Catherine Gregory b.1888 Leigh Lancs.

    Dear Davelambert271 Many thanks for the speedy info. on my grandad`s family. I should have made my request a bit clearer!...Its what became of his siblings..Catherine etc. whether they married or departed for distant shores.(Benjamin was my very very lovely Grampa) Kind regards.....
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    Catherine Gregory b.1888 Leigh Lancs.

    Catherine/Kate ....daughter of Thomas Gregory and Mary Agnes(Hilton) Also her sister...Bessie/Elizabeth b.1895...brother William b.1893 and brother Samuel b.1889. Lived in the Wharf Street area of Leigh around 1901. They are my grandfathers siblings and I would love to know more about them...
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