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Brierley Family in Ancoats Manchester.

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Maureen Report 14 Jan 2013 21:07

I have ordered my mothers birth certificate today to see if it shows the fathers name.
Once again thank you for all the post relating to this.


Reggie Report 14 Jan 2013 16:24


Have you tried looking for a marriage on freebmd using only the surnames?

OR......on LancsBMD?

Also, allow for possible mis-spelling of her surname..........

Albert's birth has MMN transcribed as McLaughlin


patchem Report 14 Jan 2013 07:03

Agnes Brierley
Birth Date: abt 1889
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1962
Age at Death: 73
Registration district: Manchester
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 10e
Page: 263

Mary A Brierley
Birth Date: abt 1889
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1960
Age at Death: 71
Registration district: Rochdale
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 10f
Page: 410

Mary Agnes McLoughlin
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1888
Registration district: Manchester
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 8d
Page: 285


Maureen Report 13 Jan 2013 23:30

Thank you for all the replies. I am truly amazed. Joseph was born 1915 under the name of Mcloughlin. Agnes was born 1888 ancoats manchester (I think) and died around 1962/3 I think her full name was Mary Agnes Brierley/Mcloughlin. :-0


patchem Report 13 Jan 2013 23:15

Maureen has Joseph born 1915 in her tree.
There is another member who has Joseph Brierley McLoughlin born 1915 in their tree.


MarieCeleste Report 13 Jan 2013 22:17

Hello Maureen, do you know where and when Agnes was born?

Or do you know when and where she died - the death record might just give us a birth date. (Sometimes tracing her back over might help us connect to her husband).

Your parents marriage certificate should name the father.


Andrew Report 13 Jan 2013 22:00

I wonder if Joseph was born before Agnes married?

Births Mar 1915 (>99%)

McLOUGHLIN Joseph McLoughlin Manchester 8d 490


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Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 13 Jan 2013 21:57

Best way is get one of the birth certs which will name dad

Name: Edith Brierley
Mother's Maiden Surname: Mcloughlin
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1920
Registration district: Manchester
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume Number: 8d
Page Number: 447

They would seem to have been born after WW1 so maybe she was married before and widowed . Her marriage would show with her then current name not maiden name.

I would recommend getting the birth cert


Andrew Report 13 Jan 2013 21:46

Hi Maureen and welcome to the GR message boards.

I can see births for all the children except Joseph.

Cannot see a marriage for Agnes. Any idea where or when she was born?



Maureen Report 13 Jan 2013 21:18

Hi, I am trying to trace my grandfather's christian name. My grandmother was Agnes Brierley nee Mcloughlin. She lived at Back Mill Street, Ancoats Manchester from around 1920. She had a daughter Edith and sons Joseph, Albert, Harold and Wilfred. Help would be much appreciated. :-S