Family History

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New members are always welcome. but whether or not you are a member of the group you may like to explore  your own family history using your computer. If so check out the following list of free websites listed below.

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Lydiate’s people

Lydiate’s People CD






For those who do not know it Lydiate is a village set in the rich arable farmlands lying between Liverpool, Southport and the Western Pennines.  For those who do know Lydiate the CD, which we have just published, will  be of great interest particularly anyone interested in family history. This unique CD is the fruit  of several years work researched by the  members of our Family History group. Using various websites and microfiche sources we have downloaded from the censuses between the years 1841  and 1871 the details of every inhabitant of Lydiate. Continue reading