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Dave's Ancestors in Lancashire

Places in Lancashire


(For the Fylde are, follow this link)


Banks / North Meols


Home of William and Ellen Wilson (Census 1841)
Link to Banks North Meols at nls.uk
Link to Banks North Meols at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing Banks

Home of Matthew Wilson (Census 1851)

Birthplace of James Wilson and Elizabeth Leadbetter - married 1853

Marsh House
Home of William Wilson and family, and Matthew Wilson's family (Census 1851)



Link to Chapel of St Wilfred, now St Luke, Farnworth at nls.uk
Link to Chapel of St Wilfred, now St Luke, Farnworth at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of the Chapel of St Wilfred, now St Luke, Farnworth.
Farnworth (now part of Widnes)

The Chapel, formerly St Wilfred, but re-dedicated to St Luke in 1859

Scene of the marriage of William Gerrard (1820 - ) to Mary Ann Hurst (1819 - ), on 24th October 1842


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Manchester Area

Elizabeth McGuinness born somewhere in Manchester in 1840 (1871 Census)


Link to Prestwich Lunatic Asylum at nls.uk
Link to Prestwich Lunatic Asylum at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the site of Prestwich Lunatic Asylum
Prestwich Lunatic Asylum
William Cherrington died here on 15th July 1873


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St Helens Area

St Helens was formed as a municipal borough in 1868 from the townships of Windle, Parr, Eccleston and Sutton.


Link to Ardwicke Street, Parr, St Helens at nls.uk
Link to Ardwicke Street, Parr, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Ardwick Street
Ardwicke Street, Parr
Home of William Gerrard and family (1861 Census)


Link to Baxter Street, Sutton, St Helens at nls.uk
Link to Baxter Street, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Baxters Lane
9 Baxters Lane, Sutton
John Thomas Gerrard and family lived here in 1871


Link to Blinkhorns Row, Sutton, St Helens at nls.uk
Link to Blinkhorns Row, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Blinkhorn's Row
3 Blinkhorns Row, Sutton
Home of William Gerrard and family (1871 Census)


Link to Church Street, St Helens at nls.uk
Link to Church Street, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Church Street, St Helens St Helens.
1 Church Street, Windle
Elizabeth Gerrard (1850) (sister of John Thomas Gerrard (1848 - ) living as servant at the home of Livewell Broadhead, shoemaker.


Link to Hall Street, Windle at nls.uk
Link to Hall Street, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing Hall Street, Windle
8 Hall Street, Windle
Samuel Gerrard and family lived here in 1851


Link to Little Moor Flat, Windle at nls.uk
Link to Little Moor Flat, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Little Moor Flat in 1841
Little Moor Flat, Windle
Henry Harrison and family lived here in 1841


Link to Nelson Street, Sutton, St Helens at nls.uk
Link to Nelson Street, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Nelson Street
3 Nelson Street, Sutton
John Thomas Gerrard and family lived here in 1881


Link to Oxley Street, Sutton, St Helens at nls.uk
Link to Oxley Street, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Oxley Street
13 Oxley Street, Sutton
John Thomas Gerrard and family lived here in 1891


Link to Rigby Street, St Helens at nls.uk
Link to Rigby Street, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing Rigby Street, Windle
81 Rigby Street, St Helens
Margaret Oxendale, widow of Samuel Gerrard, with her second husband and family, Census 1861


Link to Robins Lane, Sutton, St Helens at nls.uk
Link to 232 Robin's Lane, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the approximate position of Blinkhorn's Row
232 Robin's Lane, Sutton
Mary Ann Gerrard living as a widow in 1891


Link to Slub Brook, Windle at nls.uk
Link to Slub Brook, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Slub Brook in 1851
Slub Brook, Windle
Henry Harrison and family were here in 1851
[The only reference I can find to Slub Brook is Slubbrook Farm, which fits with the route of the census enumerator.
This, and the other two farms in the area were demolished in the early 20th century.]



Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at nls.uk
Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Waterdale Crescent
21 Waterdale Crescent, Sutton
John Thomas Gerrard and family lived here in 1901


Link to Victoria Buildings, Sutton, St Helens at nls.uk
Link to Victoria Buildings, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Victoria Terrace, Sutton
3 Victoria Buildings, Sutton
Home of John Thomas Gerrard and family and birthplace of Jane Gerrard on 2nd November 1875


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Link to Roadside Farm, Stretton at nls.uk
Link to Roadside Farm, Stretton at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Roadside Farm, Stretton in 1891
Stretton

Road Side Farm, Warrington and Northwich Road
Jane Gerrard was servant here at the farm of Edward Brocklehurst and family in 1891



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