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#393584 - 7th Mar 2010 11:59pm History of Ness (NOT the gardens!).
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Registered: 7th Mar 2010
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Hello,

Iam researching my partner's family tree and she had a concentration of family members of the name"Beattie" in Ness in the 1800's. Many of them were miners, dock workers, two gardeners. Also two were boot repairers, both "lame", so maybe was there a special work place for boot repairers.
Obviously any search for Ness brings up almost nothing but Ness Gardens.
Does anyone have any information concerning the History of Ness and in particular any information of the Beattie family?

I would be very grateful for any information.

Thank you

Johnnie

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#393637 - 8th Mar 2010 12:53pm Re: History of Ness (NOT the gardens!). [Re: johnnie]
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Neston library were doing an exhibition on the mines at ness so this may be a good source of information (i've attached a link with details)http://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/leisure_culture_and_tourism/libraries/nearest_library/neston_library.aspx

This link has some information about the colliery
http://www.oldwirral.com/neston_colliery.html

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#393813 - 9th Mar 2010 9:54am Re: History of Ness (NOT the gardens!). [Re: nestonlad]
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Thank you very much Nestonlad,

Johnnie

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