for some Parish Records
Population of Butterworth 1715-1871
Excommunications in Milnrow Parish in the 17th or early 18th Century
See an image of my Maternal Line Family Tree
and Paternal Line Family Tree.
See some Iliffe and Swingler Family Wills
including an exciting will dated 1726 which establishes there were two Richard Iliffes living in Kibworth Beauchamp at the same time. The 1726 will establishes the parentage and lineage of Grace Swingler née Iliffe born 1676.
See some of my other
including Butterworth, Cobley, Harrison, Howard, Jackson, Lanaghan, Mather, McLoughlin, Sutcliffe, Swingler, Wood & Woodford.
Read the very human story of Ann Swingler in Victorian London and Sheffield
Click here to read a letter from one of the Butterworth's American cousins to my Grandmother.
A letter from America written in 1929
for a page about the Richard and Mary Mather part of my family.
Be sure to visit these essential sites for those interested in Lancashire Parish Records:
Lots of Lancashire records transcribed by Lynn Ransom Burton
Please note the site name has changed slightly.
Lancashire Online Parish Clerk Project
The ultimate aim is to get all parishes in Lancashire transcribed and online.
The Todmorden & Walsden site
A treasure-trove of family history stories, parish records and much more about the area around Todmorden.
A memory of an old tradition in Lancashire in the 1950s
I'm constantly working on this section, there'll be lots more material in the future.
Here's a picture of my Grandfather, Joe Butterworth (back row far left)in about 1897. He's with his mother, Elizabeth Butterworth and father, Robert Butterworth and his 11 brothers and sisters and their spouses and some of his cousins.
They lived in the cotton-mill town of Rochdale in Lancashire, England.
If anyone who is researching the family history of Butterworths in the Rochdale and Milnrow area would like to contact me please email firstname.lastname@example.org
.Please put "CB Family History" in the subject.