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Family Trees

The Hesketh Family

Pedigree of The Hesketh Family of Martholme, and Rufford Hall owners of much of Great Harwood for 500 years.
Images of the ancient Hesketh Roll, transcription of the roll, notes from The Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1910.
Also Pedigrees of different Lancashire branches of the family from the Visitations of 1613 and 1664.


The Lomax Family

Beginning with purchases in the 1770s by the late 19th century the family owned almost all of Great Harwood.


John Mercer F.R.S. F.C.S. M.Ph.S.

The Family Tree of John Mercer, Great Harwood's most famous son. Chemist and experimenter with dyes who is best known for
the process of Mercerisation by which strong, smooth, shiny cotton is produced.
By H. E. Eaton from the Parish Records of Great Harwood.

From Bill Baron

Barons in the 1841 Census

 

Some twists and turns tracking down

Manasseh Baron and Mary Alice Baron

 

Starting in the year 1586 in Great Harwood

Bill's Red Line

is the culmination of his work to date.

From Linda Martin

Kemp

An important family of cotton manufacturers.

From Carole Stokoe

Bleasdale and Charnley

Linking back to Gt Harwood and Tottleworth

From Trevor Swain

Swain

family in Gt Harwood from 1721.

 

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