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Elizabeth Horsfall married 1930 Rochdale, Lancashire

Chris Godfrey

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Hi. I'm trying to locate the mother/father name of a Elizabeth Horsfall. I know she married a Thomas Longley in 1930 in Rochdale, Lancashire but I am struggling to try and find a record that will help me identify her fathers name.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you
Have you purchased her marriage certificate, it should show her father name, if known. it will also show if she was a spinster at marriage. Also look at 1939 register as it would give an actual date of birth.


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In Ireland, but born Bucks.
There seems be a birth in Todmorden, Yorkshire, for a Elizabeth Horsfall Horsfall. J/F/M. 1907, mmn.Duckworth

No idea why Horsfall is repeated twice.?

GRO Reference: 1934 J Quarter in ROCHDALE Volume 08E Page 89. mmn. Horsfall.
GRO Reference: 1933 S Quarter in BLACKBURN Volume 08E Page 391. mmn. Helmore. ?? (Maybe an error).

1939 Register.
Name: Thomas Longley
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 16 Apr 1880

Residence Date: 1939
Address: 18 Newall St.
Residence Place: Littleborough, Lancashire, England
Occupation: Bleacher (Dyeing & Finish?? Cotton Goods
Line Number: 28
Schedule Number: 134
Sub Schedule Number: 1
Enumeration District: Nvvd
Borough: Littleborough
Registration district: 470/A2
Inferred Spouse: Elizabeth Longley dob 20 Feb 1907.
Inferred Children:
Stella I Longley .dob 11 Mar 1934
Kieth Longley. 14 May 1933
Household Members.

Thomas Longley age 59.
Elizabeth Longley age 32
This record is officially closed.
Stella I Longley age 5
Kieth Longley age 4 (Corrected to Keith).
This record is officially closed.

1911 census.
Name: Elizabeth Horsfall
Age in 1911: 4
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1907
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Todmorden, Yorkshire, England
Civil Parish: Hebden Bridge
Country: England
Street Address: 7 Broughton St Hebden Bridge
Occupation: School Girl
Registration District Number: 493
Sub-registration District: Hebden Bridge
ED, institution, or vessel: 02
Piece: 26124
Household Members:
Name Age
Edward Horsfall 60 Occ. Clothing collector.
Mary Hannah Horsfall 43. Occ. Cotton Weaver.
Fany Horsfall 17 Occ. Cotton Weaver.
Fred Horsfall 10
Chartes Henry Horsfall 8
Elizabeth Horsfall 4

Name - Elizabeth Longley
Death Age 64
Birth Date -
20 Feb 1907.
Registration Date Jul 1971
Registration Quarter Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration district
Inferred County Lancashire
Volume 10d
Page 167


Chris Godfrey

Well-known member
Hi Steve, Thank you for this. I found this yesterday but the double name of Horsfall was throwing me for some reason. Not sure why it's written down twice on the 1911 census, unless that's what she was called. Bit bizzare that. Thank you again though.

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