Genealogy Projects tagged with Lancashire on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Lancashire - Family Heads

    People Connected to Lancashire Map Right - The historical boundary of Lancashire, in red, and the modern-day boundary of the ceremonial county, in green People connected to Lancashire can be placed in the following groups. Historical and Political people - accommodated by the project Historic Lancashire Link to follow which covers the History of Lancashire and historical/political peopl...

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  • Old Historic Families of Lancashire

    Families of the Northwest of England, Greater Manchester, Cheshire & Lancashire Links for Genealogy sites will be below the family background. (as the projects develop). There is also another resource created to assist with fact checking for these families called High Sheriff's of Chesire. Many of the old families of Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire can trace their ancestries b...

  • Lancashire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Lancashire Image Right - Church Street, Croston Please update this project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions or noting which cemeteries have been added to either the Billion Graves or Find a Grave, or when they have been added. Links to pages that have no entries are marked ✘. Those links with records ha...

  • Pendle witches

    The trials of the Pendle witches in 1612 are among the most famous witch trials in English history, and some of the best recorded of the 17th century. The twelve accused lived in the area around Pendle Hill in Lancashire, and were charged with the murders of ten people by the use of witchcraft. All but two were tried at Lancaster Assizes on 18–19 August 1612, along with the Samlesbury wi...

  • Old families of Lancashire

    Old families of Lancashire This project will include profiles of and lists of families living in Lancashire pre 1600. This project is included in "History Link" so for better results, please add profiles :) GARDNER A form of Gardiner an occupational name from the Middle English and Old Northern French word 'gard' meaning enclosure. A cultivator of edible produce not flowers. French form is ...

  • Lancashire - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Lancashire Image right - John Lennon Please add information about people of renown connected to Lancashire, England. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold . To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" a...

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  • High Sheriff of Lancashire

    This Project documents associated Geni profiles for the office of High Sheriff of Lancaster . Period covered is 1284-1850. Overview The High Sheriff of Lancashire is an ancient officer, now largely ceremonial, granted to Lancashire, a county in North West England High Shrievalties are the oldest secular titles under the Crown, in England and Wales. The High Sheriff of Lancashire is the repr...

  • Servants in Cockerham

    Servants in Cockerham This project is designed to place the servants found in census forms in Cockerham, Lancaster Lancashire, England. Often these servants were family members who were in need of shelter and support, and some dedicated their lives to the family that supported them, and did not marry. 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census Cockerham Records Parish Records

  • Lancashire - Main Page

    This is the Umbrella Project Page for Lancashire, England. Lancashire Administrative centre Preston County Flower - Red Rose People from Lancashire are called - Lancastrians Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England. It takes its name from the city of Lancaster, and is sometimes known as the County of Lancaster. Although Lancaster is s...

  • The Luddite Uprisings 1811-1817

    The Luddites were textile workers in Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire and Lancashire, skilled artisans whose trade and communities were threatened by a combination of machines and other practices that had been unilaterally imposed by the aggressive new class of manufacturers that drove the Industrial Revolution.In Nottinghamshire, where the Luddite attacks began in November 1811, the ‘framewor...