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  1. Tontine Street, Windle

    Thanks for that Tony !!how do I go about getting access to cemetery records ?someone told me to go to the library to look at the full electrol records cos I'd like to see what happened after 1911!!but I live in Yorkshire I'm just learning with all this so I don't know if my library would have access to that information !!
  2. Tontine Street, Windle

    ThanksThanks Dave !very much for the little tour round st helens !!very interesting !I can't really in my mind's eye picture where all the rows of houses were !!the car park the ring road and every thing else that's there it's very hard to imagine !!!the old England public house!!!now that looks like that's got some history !!!also st Mary's church !!nice looking oldie !!oldie church !!!my grand mother and grandfather got married at the holy cross church in st helens !!!could you tell me please how do I go about finding out what happend to the family !!I've got the 1911 census !!but the next census is 1939 !!
  3. Tontine Street, Windle

    Hi !!!yes I did mean the actual rows of houses ect !!!I've seen photos and read a little about tontine street !!it was at one time back in the day!!a ok place to live !!with some upper class people living there !!! added 53 minutes later Thanks Dave !very much for the little tour round st helens !!very interesting !I can't really in my mind's eye picture where all the rows of houses were !!the car park the ring road and every thing else that's there it's very hard to imagine !!!the old England public house!!!now that looks like that's got some history !!!also st Mary's church !!nice looking oldie !!oldie church !!!my grand mother and grandfather got married at the holy cross church in st helens !!!could you tell me please how do I go about finding out what happend to the family !!I've got the 1911 census !!but the next census is 1939 !!
  4. Tontine Street, Windle

    Thanks for that !!just been looking at photos of tontine street !!I'm trying to picture which house my ancestors lived in and which pub they would have gone in cos I do know they liked a drink !!!churn Inn !!white horse !!!robin hood !!!
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    Thanks for that added 4 minutes later Could you tell me please !in what year did tontine street get demolished ?
  6. Tontine Street, Windle

    I've found out doing family tree that on 1901cencus they lived in phythian street !! Then on 1911 they live in tontine street they have 3houses 19)21)23) I think that's where the private boarding house comes in to the picture but how did they manage to get 3houses I would love to find out !!!!
  7. Tontine Street, Windle

    Thank you that's brilliant !!I love that name THE RAGGED SCHOOL !!what year did you have family in tontine street !!?
  8. Tontine Street, Windle

    Well !!my great grandmother !!and grandfather were from Ireland so I'm guessing Catholic !!!
  9. Tontine Street, Windle

    Thanks for your help !! Could you tell me which schools kids would have gone to who lived in that area in around 1905 onwards !!!!
  10. Tontine Street, Windle

    Thanks for that Dave !!!!just one more thing was tontine street any where near knowsley road where the rugby ground used to be ?also was there a warehouse where they used to store bananas ?on opposite side of road !!!it's just something I think I remember from what an auntie once told me !!thanks for any information !!! added 14 minutes later Thanks for that !! And yes I know what you mean I've seen photos of tontine street and others just rows and rows of houses !!my great grandmother ran a boarding house in tontine street !! My goodness it was popular place to live !!!!
  11. Tontine Street, Windle

    Could some one tell me please !if any of tontine street still exists ?my great grandmother had a private boarding house there back in 1911!!!?
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