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Dawber's in Wigan

Started by: eddiedawber (41)

Looking for any relatives of my dad Joseph Dawber.He was the son of James Dawber who wed Mary Ellen Kelly in 1876 they lived in Spring Garden's .My dad's first wife was Elizabeth Allen who he wed in 1921.They had a son Joseph.Other relatives include Alan and Albert Wilkinson and Jimmy Winstanley.

Started: 23rd Aug 2006 at 18:48

Posted by: elizabeth (5439) 

Hi , There ws a Mr and Mrs Dawber they lived around 1947 in Pendleburys Yard , behind the shop Mrs Dawber used to Ice Wedding and Birthday cakes and I think Mr Dawber was a carpenter or joiner working on furniture for Pendlebury's . sorry that all I remember

Replied: 29th Aug 2006 at 08:50

Posted by: eddiedawber (41)

Hello Elizabeth,hope you get this mail as it is the first time i have used this.My dad was Joseph Dawber and he lived in Standish as well as Wigan.He was born in 1896 and had several brothers and sisters.There are some relatives still there but i do not know where.We also have Albert and Alan Wilkinson aged about mid 60s.Any ideas please. mAny thanks Eddie Dawber

Replied: 30th Aug 2006 at 19:20

Posted by: elizabeth (5439) 

Dear Edwin i have found quite a few names around the dates and before, you have given me , if you like if you give me your email address I perhaps will be able to help you further,without putting everything on here, I have done my history to 1437 so am a bit bored now and will willingley help you .Elizabeth

Replied: 31st Aug 2006 at 14:53

Posted by: eddiedawber (41)

thanks Elizabeth,my e- mail is eddiedawber@supanet.com

Replied: 31st Aug 2006 at 17:11

Posted by: harold (inactive)

There used to be two Dawber family in shevy, There was a Eddie and a Bob.

Replied: 1st Sep 2006 at 06:17

Posted by: eddiedawber (41)

Hello Harold,sorry but i dont think we have a Bob or Eddie in our tree,i will have another look.many thanks

Replied: 1st Sep 2006 at 09:05

Posted by: dark horse (295) 

Used to be a Joe Dawber went in West Ward Labour club. Guess he would be in his 80s now.

Replied: 10th Sep 2006 at 20:27

Posted by: eddiedawber (41)

Hello Dark Horse, my dad had a son from his first marriage called Joseph,he would be about that age.Do you know any more details or phone number of the Labour club.Thanks Eddie Dawber

Replied: 11th Sep 2006 at 17:19

Posted by: dark horse (295) 

Sadly Eddie, the club is no more but my brother in law might know more because he used to live near him I think. Dunno if Joe is still living, but I knew him he was a really nice fella. Really nice.

Replied: 12th Sep 2006 at 20:43

Posted by: eddiedawber (41)

Hello Dark Horse, thanks for the info.If you find anything else out please let me know.I am going on holiday on 19th Sep but coming to Wigan on the 6th Oct.Thanks Eddie Dawber

Replied: 13th Sep 2006 at 07:51

Posted by: eddiedawber (41)

Hello Dark horse, i am shutting down my p c until 3rd Oct to take a hoiday.I would be grateful if you would leave me any info on Joe Dawber on this page so i can follow it uo when i get back.I am coming to Wigan on the 6th Oct for 3 days.Many Thanks Eddie Dawber

Replied: 17th Sep 2006 at 08:26

Posted by: dark horse (295) 

Hubby says he not sure but he thinks Joe has passed away, but still has children in the pem area. He is going to ask his brother to see what he can find out.

Replied: 28th Sep 2006 at 21:17

Posted by: eddiedawber (41)

Many thanks Dark horse, i am still coming to Wigan next Friday 6th, i would be grateful if you could find anything out.I am back in England on tuesday night 3rd.tHanks Eddie Dawber

Replied: 29th Sep 2006 at 17:37

Posted by: randler12 (23) 

HELLO MY NAME IS KEN MY GRANDMAS MAIDEN NAME WAS DAWBER HER NAME WAS ANNIE AND HER BROTHERS NAME WAS HARRY . HER DAD WAS A TRAIN STATION MASTER AND THEY ALSO WERE THE PARK KEEPERS .AT GREAT ACRE ....... CHEERS .

Replied: 3rd Oct 2006 at 20:56

Posted by: eddiedawber (41)

Hello Dark Horse, i am back but as i said before i am going to Wigan and Standish on Friday morning.I will check again before i go to see if you have anything for me.Thanks Eddie dAWBER

Replied: 3rd Oct 2006 at 21:18

Posted by: eddiedawber (41)

HELLO RANDLER 12,if you live near Standish i am there on Friday until Sunday night.I will be in the Standish Labour club.i could answer some questions for you.Many thanks Eddie Dawber

Replied: 3rd Oct 2006 at 21:22

Posted by: randler12 (23) 

sorry eddie i cant get to standish ,but if you need to know anything ill give you my e-mail address .cheers ken

Replied: 5th Oct 2006 at 18:07

Posted by: eddiedawber (41)

hello randler12,please leave me youe e-mail address and i will come back to you,thanks Eddie Dawber

Replied: 5th Oct 2006 at 18:40

Posted by: randler12 (23) 

hi eddie its ken@janet59.fsnet.co.uk

Replied: 5th Oct 2006 at 18:57

Posted by: dark horse (295) 

Hi Eddie, sorry couldnt get hold of brother in law yet as hes not bin well after a stroke, but will try to ring him over the weekend n get back to you.Val

Replied: 5th Oct 2006 at 21:02

 

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