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The Munkittrick family in England

A branch of the Munkittrick family came from Ardee in County Louth in Ireland. One member of the family left Ardee and took up residence in Lancashire (Manchester area) in the early 1800s (certainly ...
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Travelling within the UK in 1800s

My 4th great-grandfather was a weaver who was born in 1772 and was married, lived and died in the Wigan area. I have found a record dated 1801, for someone with the same name, age and occupation in ...
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Where did my 2nd great-uncle William Morris go after 1914?

My 2nd great-uncle, William Morris was born 10 May 1887 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. His parents were Henry Morris and Mary nee Green Morris. I have his birth and baptism. He is found on the ...
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Investigating whether blood relates two Holme women?

I want to investigate whether there is blood related to the two Holme. They are those who lived in the same age. One side is my distant relatives. (Ann Holme) The other one is the mother of my great ...
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Determining the relationship between Richard Holmes and Thomas Holme?

I am a member of, and I tested my DNA there. As a result, I found that I have a blood relationship with a person called John Holme. He was born in Croston, Lancashire in 1754. His father ...
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Finding birth family of Betsey Richmond who married in mid 19th century Liverpool?

I have hit a complete brick wall concerning my three times great grandfather and his family. John Jenkinson (appears as Jinkinson on marriage certificate) married Betsey Richmond on 14th August 1837 ...
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Finding parents of Doris Reardon, born about 1906, probably in Lancashire?

I'm looking for the parents of Doris Reardon. All I have on her is Marriage certificate to John Crankshaw registered in Wigan, Lancashire in 1932 which lists her father as "John Reardon", and a ...