Find Living Relatives

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

Electoral Rolls

Looking for living relatives?

Search our UK Electoral Rolls (2002-2013) and find your living relatives today.

Search Electoral Rolls

New electoral roll records


  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

willie holroyd(1868)

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date


BarbaraFromYorkshire Report 5 Apr 2013 00:20

Hello Bryan

Just to clarify
Is this the right Willie Holroyd for you in the 1911 census ?

(was Joseph Norman Holroyd your Grandfather ?

1911 England Census 1911 England Census
Name: Willie Holroyd
Age in 1911: 42
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Elland, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Brighouse
County/Island: Yorkshire-West Riding
Country: England
Street Address: 13 Bottom Of Town Rastrick Brighouse
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Coat Merchant
Registration district: Halifax
Registration District Number: 496
Sub-registration district: Brighouse
ED, institution, or vessel: 26
Piece: 26394
Household Members: Name Age
Willie Holroyd 42
Eliza Holroyd 46
Joseph Northern Holroyd 17 (says Joseph Norman Holroyd on image--I have put a correction in)
Ada Holroyd 14
Elsie Holroyd 14

Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 26394.

Barbara x


Reggie Report 4 Apr 2013 16:39

Was he one of these?

Births Sep 1867 (>99%)
Holroyd Willie Bradford, Yk. 9b 3

Births Sep 1868 (>99%)
HOLROYD Willie Halifax 9a 456

Births Dec 1868 (>99%)
HOLROYD Willie Halifax 9a 459


Reggie Report 4 Apr 2013 16:11

Start by looking for a marriage for him.....................on freebmd

If he didn't marry, he won't have any traceable, legitimate descendants

WHERE was he born?

Was WILLIE his registered forename?

How much research have you done yourself?

Have you, for instance, looked for his details in 'search all trees'?


Bryan Report 4 Apr 2013 15:51

trying to find living family relatives of Willie (possibly in Lancashire or Yorkshire) THANKS