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Alkers lane

Started by: christine marsden (715) 

Anyone know where this was in 1901? Orrell /Pemberton census

Started: 8th Jun 2021 at 16:49

Posted by: winnie (1379) 

Alker Street 206, Ormskirk Rd. Pemberton 1903

Replied: 13th Jun 2021 at 17:14

Posted by: tom cros (110) 

In the 1881 census Alkers Lane appears just before Edgewood Hall Farm which was farmed by the Alker family. Robert Wright and his family lived on Alkers Lane.
In the 1891 census Robert and his family are now living at 7 Edge Hall Rd which, of course, is where Edgewood Hall Farm is also located.
It may be that Alkers Lane was the original name of Edge Hall Rd and named after the farming family that lived there.

Replied: 15th Jun 2021 at 13:29

Posted by: momac (11865) 

Are you the same Tommy Croston that used to keep pigeons ?.

Replied: 15th Jun 2021 at 15:01

Posted by: tom cros (110) 

momac, not me. Did he live on Sherwood Drive ? If so it was my uncle, he drove lorries for Moorfields.

Replied: 15th Jun 2021 at 16:20

Posted by: momac (11865) 

No Tom,although it was a few years ago when when went to his house and I've forgotten where he lived, he was a pal of my hubbies cousin,but I do know it wasn't Sherwood Drive..thank you for replying.

Replied: 15th Jun 2021 at 17:14

 

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