List of References

Standard references are quoted in biographies of the servicemen with links to Edgworth, Chapeltown, Entwistle, Lancashire and The Children’s Homes in Edgworth..

Crediting Authors of Third-Party Research

 

STANDARD REFERENCES ARE QUOTED IN BIOGRAPHIES OF THE SERVICEMEN WITH LINKS TO EDGWORTH, CHAPELTOWN AND ENTWISTLE, LANCASHIRE AND THE NATIONAL CHILDREN’S HOME AND ORPHANAGE, EDGWORTH.

The following Standard References have been used. Other references are noted on the individual biographies:

1. Census and Electoral Rolls: [www.ancestry.co.uk]

2. Military Records: [www.ancestry.co.uk]

3. Births, Marriages and Deaths: [www.ancestry.co.uk]

4. Wills and Probate: [www.ancestry.co.uk]

5. Births, Marriages and Deaths (Lancashire): [www.lancashirebmd.org.uk]

6. Births, Marriages and Deaths (UK): [www.freebmd.org.uk]

7. Forces War Records: [www.forces-war-records.co.uk]

8. Lancashire Parish Records – [www.lan-opc.org.uk]

9. Tillotson’s Bolton Directory, 1932

10. Reminiscences of the Lancashire village of EDGWORTH in the 1920s and 1930s Author: Arthur Fairhurst – Publisher: N Richardson ISBN 1 85216 115 9

11. More memories of the Lancashire village of EDGWORTH from the 1920s to the 1960s. Author: Arthur Fairhurst – Publisher N Richardson ISBN 1 85216 142 6

12. Index of Memorial inscriptions – Edgworth Congregational Church [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~boltongenealogy/edgworth]

13. Roll of Honour – The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment [www.loyalregiment.com/rolls- of-honour]

14. Records of The Barlow Institute and Memories of Edgworth: private collection of Mike Williams, Barlow Court, Edgworth

30. Photo from the collection at The Barlow, Edgworth – photography D. Stott

31. Image reproduced from WW1 Service/Pension Records on ancestry.co.uk under the Open Government Licence – © Crown Copyright – courtesy of The National Archives

32. Image reproduced from All England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 on ancestry.co.uk under the Open Government Licence – – © Crown Copyright

33. Image reproduced from Manchester BMD records on ancestry.co.uk with permission from Manchester Libraries, Information and Archives, Manchester City Council

15. [www.cwgc.org.uk] – Certificates reproduced with permission from The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

34. Bolton Library & Museum Archive: Edgworth Wesleyan (NMWW) Registers etc. 1844-1990

35. Burial Records at St Anne’s Church, Turton

36. [www.findmypast.co.uk]

37. [www.boltonremembers.org.uk]

38. World War 1 Soldier Database, Bolton Museum and Archive

39. Library and Archives of Canada – military records
[http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war- 1914-1918-cef/Pages/canadian-expeditionary-force.aspx]

40. Home Children Records – Library and Archives of Canada –
[https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/immigration/immigration-records/home-children- 1869-1930/immigration-records/Pages/search.aspx]

41. 1901 and 1911 Canadian Census – [www.ancestry.co.ca]

"I believe that one of the comforts to us all out here is that we know we shall always be honoured in the old village."

Gerald Ainsworth, died Ypres Salient: 27th March 1918

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