Margaret (Wymes) McAndrew

I haven’t been able to find out much about Margaret. I know her name from her son’s baptism listing and an estimate of her birth year from her funeral listing. I found her marriage to Thomas McAndrew and some other baptisms for her children. Other than that though I don’t know anything about her and Read More…

Thomas McAndrew

  Events Birth & Baptism: Marriage: 1813 to Margaret Wymes in Ahamlish, Sligo Death & Burial: Family Mother: Father: Siblings: Spouse: Margaret Wymes Children: Bridget Baptised 30 January 1814 in Ahamlish John See John’s page for more information Pat Baptised 1 January 1820 in Ahamlish Jacob Baptised 20 June 1822 in Ahamlish Addresses Ahamlish, Sligo Read More…

Gilbert McAndrew

Gilbert was known to everyone as Bert, apart from his wife who called him Gilly. He was born in Chadderton in 1911, the third child of John and Elizabeth McAndrew. In the 1930s he trained in agriculture and went on to work with heavy horses on farms, displaying horses at the Royal Lancashire Show, and Read More…

Elizabeth Ellen (Higginson) McAndrew

Elizabeth was born in 1885 in the mill town of Bolton in Lancashire to master clogger, Edward Higginson and his wife Ann Entwistle. After leaving school, Elizabeth worked in cotton mills, first as a warehouse hand and then as a sewer, until her marriage to John McAndrew in 1907. She and John had five children Read More…

John McAndrew (1878)

John was born in Bolton, Lancashire in 1878 to Michael and Ellen McAndrew. He married Elizabeth Higginson at St Peter & St Paul’s Catholic Church in Bolton in September 1907 and had five children with her, three girls and two boys. The couple lived in Bolton and Chadderton were John worked in cotton mills as Read More…

Ellen (Settle) McAndrew (Barnes)

Ellen was born in Moston near Manchester in 1850, the third child of Joseph Settle and Mary Anne Leggett. She moved with her parents and siblings to Bolton around 1861 and in 1875 she married Michael McAndrew at St Peter & St Paul’s Catholic Church in the town. The couple had three children before Michael Read More…

Bridget (Carney) McAndrew

Bridget Carney was born in Ireland in early 19th century. She married John McAndrew in Sligo in 1836 and went on to have six children with him (all of whom lived into adulthood, quite an achievement given that five were born in rural Ireland around the time of the Great Famine, and the sixth born Read More…

John McAndrew (1817)

John was born in Ahamlish, Sligo in 1817 to Thomas and Margaret McAndrew. It’s difficult to read his mother’s maiden name but it’s something along the lines of Wymes, Wyne or even Weiner. In 1836 he married Bridget Carney in Castleconnor, Sligo. The couple had six children, five born in Ireland and the youngest born Read More…

Michael McAndrew 1838-1886

Michael’s date of birth varies widely from census to census and is different again on his death certificate. However, there is a baptism record for him in Castleconnor, Sligo on 15 August 1838. He moved from Ireland to England with his parents and siblings in 1850 or 1851 and lived with them until his marriage Read More…

Surnames

The surnames in my family and therefore researched on the Family section of this website. These are only my direct ancestors, there are many more surnames of in-laws and children within these families . Carney (1) Collins (1) Dunn (3) Entwistle (4) Evans (7) Garrard (5) Hall (3) Higginson (8) Hilton (1) Hughes (3) Leggett Read More…