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Re: The Boat House and Swimming Pool at Parkgate [Re: LATEBOY] #415324
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Originally Posted by LATEBOY
My partners Great Great Grandfather was Thomas Johnson the owner of the Pengwern Arms Inn . He was as stated buried at the parish church in Neston but not with his brother Joseph but with his son Benjamin and a grandson

The Johnson family were to be connected with many of the pubs in Parkgate and Great Neston, Thomas was born in Thornton Hough were his father was the licensee of the Seven Stars.

Another member of the family was to lose his life by drowning when the New York steamer The City of Brussels, sunk after collision in Liverpool Bay with the Kirby Hall. The City of Brussels was a ship of the Inman Line owned by William Inman of Upton Manor and the benefactor of Christ Church in Moreton



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Re: The Boat House and Swimming Pool at Parkgate [Re: uptoncx] #1081809
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William Johnson is my ancestor, my 3rd great grandad, 😊

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Originally Posted by Bidstonbird
William Johnson is my ancestor, my 3rd great grandad, 😊


Interesting, Bidstonbird. Do you know what years he was there .


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Re: The Boat House and Swimming Pool at Parkgate [Re: granny] #1082241
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William Johnson is my great grandad, his grandad was Thomas Johnson propiertor of the boathouse and ran the ferry service, until he drowned in May 1864, Benjamin his son is my 2xgreat grandad

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