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Dave's Ancestors in Lancashire

Places in Lancashire


Farnworth 
Manchester 
South West Lancashire 
St Helens Area 
Stretton, Warrington 


Places in the Fylde area are listed on separate page.

Follow this link to places in the Fylde area.




Farnworth,
(now part of Widnes).



Link to Chapel of St Wilfred, now St Luke, Farnworth at nls maps Link to Chapel of St Wilfred, now St Luke, Farnworth at nls maps
Link to Chapel of St Wilfred, now St Luke, Farnworth at Old-Maps.co.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. Google map showing the position the Chapel of St Wilfred, now St Luke, Farnworth.
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


Manchester Area



Map showing general location of Medlock Street, Hulme, Manchester at nls maps Map showing general location of Medlock Street, Hulme, Manchester at nls maps
Link to general location of Medlock Street, Hulme, Manchester at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to general location of Medlock Street, Hulme, Manchester at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing location of Medlock Street, Hulme, Manchester Google map showing location of Medlock Street, Hulme, Manchester
Medlock Street, Hulme
Elizabeth McGuinniss (sic) was born here on 17th June 1838.


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


South West Lancashire




Banks, North Meols.
Link to Banks North Meols at nls maps Link to Banks North Meols at nls maps.
Link to Banks North Meols at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Banks North Meols at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing Banks. Google map showing Banks.
Home of William and Ellen Wilson (Census 1841)
Home of Matthew Wilson (Census 1851)
Birthplace of James Wilson and Elizabeth Leadbetter - married 1853
Marsh House, Banks
Home of William Wilson and family, and Matthew Wilson's family (Census 1851)



Link to St Cuthbert, North Meols (now Churchtown). at nls maps Link to St Cuthbert, North Meols (now Churchtown). at nls maps
Link to St Cuthbert, North Meols (now Churchtown) at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to St Cuthbert, North Meols (now Churchtown) at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing St Cuthbert, North Meols (now Churchtown). Map showing St Cuthbert, North Meols (now Churchtown).
St Cuthbert, North meols. (Now Churchtown.)
Numerous members of the Leadbetter family were baptised, married or buried here from 1762 onwards.


Link to St Michael and All Angels, Croston at nls maps Link to St Michael and All Angels, Croston at nls maps
Link to St Michael and All Angels, Croston at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to St Michael and All Angels, Croston at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing St Michael and All Angels, Croston Map showing St Michael and All Angels, Croston
Croston, St Michael and All Angels.
Numerous members of the early Leadbetter family were baptised, married or buried here.




St Helens Area



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


Link to Church of St Mary, St Helens at nls maps Link to Church of St Mary, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Church of St Mary, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Church of St Mary, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of St Mary, (now St Helen), St Helens. Google map showing the position St Mary, (now St Helen), St Helens
Church of St Mary, (now St Helen), St Helens.



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


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


Link to Bold, near St Helens at nls maps Link to Bold, near St Helens at nls maps
Link to Bold, near St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Bold, near St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Bold, near St Helens Google map showing the position of Bold, near St Helens
Bold, Near St Helens.
John Thomas Gerrard and Ann Harrison were living here at the time of their marriage in 1869


Link to Church Street, St Helens at nls maps Link to Church Street, Windle, St Helens at nls maps.
Link to Church Street, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Church Street, Windle, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Church Street, St Helens. Google map showing the position of Church Street, Windle, 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 Ditch Hillock, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps Link to Crystal Palace Row, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Ditch Hillock at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Crystal Palace Row at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Crystal Palace Row. Google map showing the approximate position of Crystal Palace Row.
Crystal Palace Row, Sutton.
Home of the Harrison family in 1881.


Link to Ditch Hillock, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps Link to Ditch Hillock, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Ditch Hillock at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Ditch Hillock at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Ditch Hillock in 1861 Google map showing the position of Ditch Hillock in 1861
Ditch Hillock
Ditch Hillock is not seen on most modern maps. On earlier maps it is shown as an area, presumably a hillock, at the north end of Gerrard Street and New Street, in Sutton. On the 1894 map, (see Old Maps), it was marked as a road, which is now the western end of Waterdale Crescent.


Link to Hall Street, Windle at nls maps Link to Hall Street, Windle at nls maps
Link to Hall Street, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Hall Street, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing Hall Street, Windle 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 maps Link to Little Moor Flat, Windle at nls maps
Link to Little Moor Flat, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Little Moor Flat, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Little Moor Flat in 1841 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 maps Link to Nelson Street, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Nelson Street, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Nelson Street, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Nelson Street 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 maps Link to Oxley Street, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Oxley Street, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Oxley Street, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Oxley Street 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 maps Link to Rigby Street, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Rigby Street, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Rigby Street, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing Rigby Street, Windle 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 maps Link to Robins Lane, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to 232 Robin's Lane, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to 232 Robin's Lane, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the position of Robin's Lane Google map showing the position of Robin's Lane
232 Robin's Lane, Sutton
Mary Ann Gerrard living as a widow in 1891


Link to Slub Brook, Windle at nls maps Link to Slub Brook, Windle at nls maps
Link to Slub Brook, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Slub Brook, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Slub Brook in 1851 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 maps Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Waterdale Crescent 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 maps Link to Victoria Buildings, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Victoria Buildings, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Victoria Buildings, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Victoria Terrace, Sutton 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


Stretton


Link to Roadside Farm, Stretton at nls maps Link to Roadside Farm, Stretton at nls maps
Link to Roadside Farm, Stretton at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Roadside Farm, Stretton at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Roadside Farm, Stretton in 1891 Google map showing the position of Roadside Farm, Stretton in 1891
Road Side Farm, Warrington and Northwich Road
Jane Gerrard was servant here at the farm of Edward Brocklehurst and family in 1891