Accrington Web
   

Home Gallery Arcade Blogs Members List Today's Posts
Go Back   Accrington Web > AccyWeb > Questions and Answers
Donate! Join Today

Questions and Answers Feel free to ask any questions about Accrington and the surrounding area and hopefully one of our members can help you out.


Welcome to Accrington Web!

We are a discussion forum dedicated to the towns of Accrington, Oswaldtwistle and the surrounding areas, sometimes referred to as Hyndburn! We are a friendly bunch please feel free to browse or read on for more info.
You are currently viewing our site as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, photos, play in the community arcade and use our blog section. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, so please, join our community today!



Like Tree10Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 13-05-2015, 16:12   #31
Senior Member+
 

Re: How Common Is Your Surname?

The Lancashire Family History Society's website home p[age has a turquoise block on it. Click onto this to ask if members of the society are interested in your name - One is really heavy into Duxburys. You can contact those named through the society There is a local branch, which meets in Accrington library, AND their library/work room is in The Straits,. Ossie, where you will be welcomed each Thursday afternoon AND on the first Saturday of the month. In September there will be a big family history fair in Blackburn.
Bob Dobson is offline   Reply With Quote
Accrington Web
Old 13-05-2015, 22:18   #32
Senior Member
 
Alan Varrechia's Avatar
 

Re: How Common Is Your Surname?

Mine is not so common, Varrechia. But my grans maiden name was Ormerod which I believe was from around these parts.
Alan Varrechia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-05-2015, 08:00   #33
Full Member+
 

Re: How Common Is Your Surname?

Your Slater uncles came out here the year before us, Eric. We did travel through the Suez Canal in December 1957 – I think it had only been re-opened a short time. Tea Tree Gully is just up the road from here.

Have to say the ancestry thing can turn up some surprises and more than a few puzzles that can’t always be answered.

Seeing the different names being put forward on this thread I’m beginning to think that him indoors is possibly related, or at least connected through the same surname, to several (or more) members of Accrington Web. By the way Alan, not to your Varrechia name but to Ormerod yes!
dotti34 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-05-2015, 14:52   #34
God Member
 
yerself's Avatar
 

Re: How Common Is Your Surname?

Mine's 19,379th most common, approx 26,868 people bear my surname.
__________________
Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right.

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
yerself is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-05-2015, 20:22   #35
Full Member+
 
US Angel's Avatar
 

Re: How Common Is Your Surname?

wasn't that bad for either of our names
US Angel is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools



Other sites of interest.. More town sites..




All times are GMT. The time now is 03:49.


2003-2013 AccringtonWeb.com


Page generated in 0.19082 seconds with 11 queries

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1