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#287189 - 27th Jan 2009 4:32pm Who has lived in your house
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Does anyone know how you can trace back who lived in your house to when it was built? I would love to trace it back to Victorian times when the house was first built.

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#287221 - 27th Jan 2009 7:32pm Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: ponytail]
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Goto Earlston Libary, they have books there which date back to the 1800`s with all the houses in Wallasey and who lived there on what years smile
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#287234 - 27th Jan 2009 9:26pm Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: _Ste_]
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Look at your deeds or ask the landlord if its rented happy
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#287236 - 27th Jan 2009 9:36pm Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: SoundLad]
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wirral archives service cheshire lines bulding canning street 0151.606 2929 opening hours mon till fri 9 .30 to 4. 30 and saterday 10 till 13.oo
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#287240 - 27th Jan 2009 10:14pm Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: Ducko]
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Got my deeds, know who and when build it and the road, inc all the land around and businesses well and truely gone!!!
Tells me date, builders specifications and price!!
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#287667 - 29th Jan 2009 1:25pm Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: hoseman]
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Thank you for all the help, I'll start tracing. I did this once before with an old Tithe map and found the people who had the land on the house had the same surname as me. Wonder what I will find this time.

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#413537 - 5th Jun 2010 11:39am Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: ponytail]
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Check out land registry and electoral rolls theyr eally do help give you an idea of a time line for the house. Check out old photos from rellies too. Jess

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#414767 - 12th Jun 2010 2:58pm Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: Jess53]
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our own house is quite new, we are the second owners.
One of the houses i grew up in was built on land where other houses had once stood, it is very interesting to look at the names of the people in the deeds.
Also my father in laws house was down as being in Walton on the hill in Liverpool, a place name that seems to have vanished in modern times !.

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#414769 - 12th Jun 2010 3:59pm Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: Historybook]
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Our house was once called "Deva House" and was occupied for some 30 years by a Mr William Bell at the turn of the 20th Century

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#414771 - 12th Jun 2010 4:17pm Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: ]
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Inspired by this thread i have now looked at the deeds for my Father in laws house.

The location is down as "Walton on the hill in the county of Lancaster",
It was also owned by John Roberts MP (flint) for a while in the 1880's, the deeds also mention him being a timber merchant as well as an M.P !.
There is also mention of a deed dated 1828, but i can't go back that far with the paper work i have !.
One interesting thing.... on the small map of the property location it shows "pasture" to the south west !!!!. Last time i was there i can't remember seeing any cows !!!.

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#457013 - 2nd Jan 2011 8:26pm Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: Historybook]
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Our house was built around 1887,we are the 4th owners. The first was a 'ships captain'.Two spinster sisters lived here for around 50yrs.The house had become rundown and a woman bought it for a song and did it up cheaply. We bought it at the beginning of the 80s when prices sored.The surveyor said that he felt it was over priced but, due to the regeneration plans for New Brighton it would be a good investment! Hey ho 20yrs later and it's just about happening.

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#457078 - 3rd Jan 2011 12:46am Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: Bezzymate]
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Just moved into my property and after a bit of time researching Gores 1900 Directory found it was once a school for young ladies run by a Mary Elizabeth Brown. None of the rooms are what you would call classroom sized. Mary moved here from London with her stepfather who traded in silk. Would love to see what the property like around this time

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#457085 - 3rd Jan 2011 2:38am Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: kamikazi]
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Our house is a new build. When we 1st moved in a part of the front ground /garden collapses! Turns out to be a 18th century well!! That people have drowned in, in that era.
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#457086 - 3rd Jan 2011 2:43am Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: RUDEBOX]
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My kids were 4 yrs and 18m at the time. Fuming, i was.
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#457095 - 3rd Jan 2011 9:07am Re: Who has lived in your house [Re: RUDEBOX]
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I love this type of thread smile

If anyone needs help with census info etc on houses built before 1911, pm me

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