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    Website containing free Liverpool directories:- ...

    Website containing free Liverpool directories:-

    http://www.historicaldirectories.org/hd/findbylocation.asp


    Search for "Liverpool Directory" on this site:-

    http://www.archive.org/
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    You can access a number of directories free if...

    You can access a number of directories free if you search the Internet or if you go to your local library they have free access to the world version of Ancestry which has a number of Liverpool...
  3. Liverpool's first Irish community of the modern...

    Liverpool's first Irish community of the modern era appears to have been around Vauxhall Road and Marybone. Probably the reason why Irish people settled in this area was because the earlier arrivals...
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    I'm waiting for these records at the moment this...

    I'm waiting for these records at the moment this is what they said about the waiting time when I applied in November:-

    "Unfortunately, due to the very high volume of urgent welfare requests on...
  5. Thread: Geneology sites

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    Ancestry is the best subscription site for...

    Ancestry is the best subscription site for Liverpool researchers because of its Liverpool collection available to Worldwide and Premium subscribers:-

    http://www.ancestry.co.uk/liverpool

    If...
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    This was pre-registration of births, marriages...

    This was pre-registration of births, marriages and deaths so you are looking for a baptism in the local parish records rather than districts. The baptism took place at St Anne Stanley the baptism...
  7. Thread: Frank Emery

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    Hi Good advice from Dot you need to get...

    Hi

    Good advice from Dot you need to get Frank's marriage certificate to find out his father's name. Someone in the family might have a copy if not you can purchase it, using the index information...
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    St. Joseph's Home also known as St. Joseph's...

    St. Joseph's Home also known as St. Joseph's House was next to the hospital in Belmont Road. It was a catholic old people's home run by nuns.

    Blue
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    The reason I couldn't find a baptism for Ann...

    The reason I couldn't find a baptism for Ann might have been because she had different parents. There is an Ann Durkin daughter of Martin Durkin who married John Cannon at Our Lady of Reconciliation...
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    Hi Bernie It may have been a late registration...

    Hi Bernie

    It may have been a late registration the informant may have given a later date of birth to avoid being fined.

    Here is the baptism record for James Durkin from SFX:-

    ...
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    Both dates of death/burial for the parents are...

    Both dates of death/burial for the parents are right. Michael was boarding at 72 Salisbury Street in 1911 not far from SFX.

    Blue
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    Hi Bernie, The family are on the 1891 Census...

    Hi Bernie,

    The family are on the 1891 Census at 6 House, 4 Court, Bevington Hill, Liverpool. Michael Durkin Junior is the head of the family, his father is with them he is a widower at this time,...
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    Lots of Williams in Liverpool too difficult a...

    Lots of Williams in Liverpool too difficult a task without a surname.

    Blue
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    Hi Michael Durkin married Julia Moher at St....

    Hi

    Michael Durkin married Julia Moher at St. Nicholas RC church in Liverpool on 18 Nov 1860. Both their father's first names were John. Julia's surname is recorded differently on the records I've...
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    The first major influx of people from Ireland...

    The first major influx of people from Ireland into Liverpool was in 1798 after the turmoil of rebellion and martial law. It was the beginning of an era of migration in which Irish people came to...
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    I noticed that Charles Bobbie's middle name was...

    I noticed that Charles Bobbie's middle name was Claus so I decided to do some more digging. He was born Charles Claus Bobbe in Liverpool in 1868 to German parents Christopher, a labourer, and Mary...
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    Protestants in the Everton area were mostly born...

    Protestants in the Everton area were mostly born in Britain. Irish Protestants settled in the city but they never formed as a core element of any community like the Irish Catholic communities in...
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    Hi Pat, Catherine was a twin there are...

    Hi Pat,

    Catherine was a twin there are therefore two entries in the register on the same day for this family. Above Catherine's baptism entry is the entry for her twin sister Ann. The parents'...
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    Hi Colin, Great site. The reason why the pub...

    Hi Colin,

    Great site. The reason why the pub on the corner of Breck Road and Coniston Street had it's windows smashed in was because Charles C Bobbie's wife Dora M Bobbie according to the census...
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    Saint Patrick's Cross

    http://saintpatrickscross.weebly.com/


    Blue
  21. Thread: Old Crosses

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    This image shows the locations of St Patrick's...

    This image shows the locations of St Patrick's Cross, St Patrick's Hill and the Pool of Liverpool on a 20th Century map. The hill would have been a prominent feature in the landscape to visitors...
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    Hi Chris Okay Toxteth might be a debateable...

    Hi Chris

    Okay Toxteth might be a debateable one my source said it came from the Scandanavian name "Toki".

    Regards,

    Blue
  23. Thread: Old Crosses

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    Hi Chris The only way to prove it would be...

    Hi Chris

    The only way to prove it would be archaeological finds or an ancient reference to it. I find it difficult to believe that the Vikings from Ireland were active at local places with Viking...
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    My theory is the Vikings of Wirral and the Irish...

    My theory is the Vikings of Wirral and the Irish Sea would have sailed into Liverpool via The Pool. They would have followed this bending body of water (Lithe Pool = bending pool) around to where...
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    Thanks Chris for your comments about St Patrick's...

    Thanks Chris for your comments about St Patrick's Cross. This one shouts out to me that it is different from the other crosses in the area being named after a saint of the Irish located on a road...
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