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1901 Census search

How do I go about looking at the 1901 Census for Longsight, Manchester. The family name is Dorber and I remember my dad saying he lived on Mornington St and his grandmother lived nearby on Molyneux St. This would be post 1919 when my father was born. I'm looking for my paternal grandmother, Margaret Heatherington (or Hetherington) who married my grandfather, William Dorber, and was committed to Winwick Mental Hospital where she died, I believe, in the 1950's. I'm looking for a direction to go to start trying to find out what happeneda to her.


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Hi Jacquick

Ancestry says that William E Dorber married Margaret Hetherington in the March Quarter of 1918 in Chorlton, Lancashire ref 8c 1430. The certificate will give Margarets fathers name.

A William Edward Dorber was born in Salford in the September Quarter of 1893 ref 8d 77.

He is in the 1901 census aged 7 with parents William aged 30 and Harriet aged 33 at 26 Clement Street, Broughton, Lancashire.

Williams father was a Bakers Vanman born in Manchester.
Harriet was born in Newtown, Wales.
They had another son Frank aged 6 and a son William aged 2 both born in Manchester on the 1901 census.

3 boarders living with them as well, Alfred Lewis, Maggie Matthews and Maggie Whittle.

There are quite a few Margaret Hetherington's in the Lancashire area in 1901 though.


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