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Any Suggestions?(Polite One's Please)

Location
Lancashire
From
England
I'm trying to trace my GGGran's Sister. On the Census her name is given as Nancy,what I need are different names for Nancy:confused: For instance
Elizabeth could be down as Betty,Beth etc, but Nancy:rolleyes: I have no idea
Also, could someone tell me where to start looking for Births/Deaths/Marriages
before the 1837 cut off line on most Ancestry Sites?

Littlemo
 
I'm trying to trace my GGGran's Sister. On the Census her name is given as Nancy,what I need are different names for Nancy:confused: For instance
Elizabeth could be down as Betty,Beth etc, but Nancy:rolleyes: I have no idea
Also, could someone tell me where to start looking for Births/Deaths/Marriages
before the 1837 cut off line on most Ancestry Sites?

Littlemo

Nan and Nellie are two that I have come across for Nancy and the following link might help

http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=igi/search_IGI.asp&clear_form=true

or this

http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html
 
Hi Mo, Nancy is a nickname for Ann/Annie etc, also shortenend to Nan.As regards births etc, you may need to look at parish registers for the period you're looking into.:)
 
Before 1837, you'll be looking for parish records Mo.

Check out a Family History Societies for the area you are interested in.

Usually costs about £15 - £20 a year to join. And if you are lucky, they may have Parish Regs on disc that you can buy.

You may not need to a member to buy the discs or even transcripts(if thet do them).

Have a look through their sites.

Or there is the hard way. Foot slogging.:eek:

Steve.:)
 
Thanks Everyone;)
I certainly have a lot to go on there.@ Steve, tragic as it is:'(, I'm afraid my foot slogging days are over. These days it takes me an hour to get to the bottom of the street
The only reference I have to Nancy is that she is listed in the 1851 Census as
visitor at 15 Bold St. Eccleston, Lancashire(Or Prescot, depending on where you look) She is 17yrs. and her birth place is given as Manchester, Lancaster,
although her sister Mary (now Donnelly) is listed as being born in Hollingsworth
Rochdale.So that would make Nancy's DOB around 1834.

Littlemo
 
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