All posts tagged "genealogy"

  • Free Computer, Internet Sessions at Prescot Library

    Prescot Library is offering a series of free information sessions about getting online. As part of the national Be Online campaign, the library will host the following in early March: Family History Helpdesk – Tuesday 3 March 9am-12 noon...

    • Posted February 19, 2015
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  • History Feature: 1911 Prescot Census Revealed

    Stephen Nulty, of the formidable Prescot Roll of Honour website, uncovers information from the Prescot Census of 1911: This is the definition of Enumeration District 10 in the Prescot Census of 1911: Derby Street (2-54 even), Stanley...

    • Posted September 26, 2013
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  • Where Was the Electric Globe Maker? Asks Prescot Roll of Honour Editor

    Reader Stephen Nulty writes: “Working my way through the 1911 census for Prescot, I have noticed the large number of young single women who were employed in the “globe” industry. Though I have not yet analysed the...

    • Posted July 22, 2013
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  • Prescot Online Readers Help Solve Somerset Mystery

    A mystery involving three Prescot sisters and a field in Somerset has been solved, thanks to Prescot Online readers. Earlier this year, Prescot Online reported that Sedgemoor District Council was trying to sell off land in the...

    • Posted June 28, 2013
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  • Solve a Prescot Mystery… and Help a Somerset Town Keep Its Field

    (Read to the end to see how you can help!) Campaigners in the town of Bridgwater, in Somerset, are asking Prescotians for help to save a piece of land earmarked for development. Sedgemoor District Council plan to...

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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