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1939 Register - Elizabeth THORNLEY


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Deaths Jun 1941 THORNLEY Elizabeth F H 81 Bolton 8c 479

Don't know when spouse John died.

Looking for Elizabeth in 1939 thanks.

Hi Dave,
A lot of Elizabeth Thornley's in Bolton 15 in fact but only one Elizabeth F H
of 270 Rishton Lane, Bolton
Elizabeth F H Thornley 02 Dec 1859 Widow
Bernard Thornley 3 May 1894 Single
Brenda Thornley 27 Feb 1898 Single

Hope this helps
Thanks Peter.

We can thank the middle names. :)

Elizabeth Florence Helen b. 2 Dec 1859 c. 19 Jan 1860 Norton, Durham
George SKELTON & Elizabeth Anne
Batch: P002291

I have to find a death for John now. 20x

They were at 180 Rishton Lane.

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Deaths Jun Qtr 1930
Thornley John 71 Bolton 8c 376

Deaths Jun Qtr 1938
THORNLEY John 80 Bolton 8c 349

Oh. Curious. Different address and no mention of wife.
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RG13 Piece 3631 Folio 97 Page 14
Civil Parish: Bolton
Eccl. Parish: St Simon & St Jude
County: Lancashire
Registration District: Bolton
Sub-RD: Lever
ED: 12
No of Schedule:
Address: 180 & 182 Rishton Lane
THORNLEY John Head Mar 43 Iron Monger Bolton Lancashire
THORNLEY Elizabeth Wife Mar 41 Norton Durham
THORNLEY Laura Dau 18 School Teacher Bolton Lancashire
THORNLEY Frank Son 16 School Teacher Bolton Lancashire
THORNLEY Bernard Son 6 Bolton Lancashire
THORNLEY Brenda Dau 3 Bolton Lancashire
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Hello I am looking for information on Ms. Brenda Thornley, she was a pen pal of my father, who wrote an extensive letter to her (July 1945) on the war in the Netherlands, apparently she had been in the Netherlands before the war. This is a photograph of her that I received long time ago from New Zealand, and here is also a photograph of the back garden in Amsterdam, with a lady that in my opinion looks a bit like her, I would like to know what profession she had... (In Textile?, such as my father?) 1674760153352.png

Sorry I can't help directly. I have John and wife Elizabeth in my tree but I've not traced any of their children. If birth year of 1898 is correct then it would be the one mentioned in this topic. I have noting more on Brenda who was a school student aged 13 in 1911 census.

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