GENEALOGY RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

ENGLAND MAILING LISTS - LANCASHIRE



  1. arrodgen. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Great Harwood, Lancashire, England, and surrounding towns. Additional information can be found on the Arrodgen Group website. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/arrodgen/ or by sending the following to arrodgen-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  2. Darwen-roots. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Darwen area of Lancashire, England, now part of "Blackburn with Darwen", which once comprised a number of communities including Over Darwen, Lower Darwen, Livesey, Tockholes, Hoddlesden and Yate and Pickup Bank. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Darwen-roots/ or by sending the following to darwen-roots-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  3. ENG-CUMBRIA. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the county of Cumbria, England, which was created in 1974 by merging the former counties of Cumberland and Westmorland, and parts of Lancashire and Yorkshire (West Riding). To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-cumbria-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-cumbria-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  4. ENG-LAN-ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the area of Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England, including Alt, Ashton under Lyne, Audenshaw, Bardsley, Clayton Crossbank, Denton, Droylsden, Hartshead, Haughton, Hurst, Lees, Littlemoss, Waterloo, and Woodhouses. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-ashton-under-lyne-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-ashton-under-lyne-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  5. ENG-LAN-BLACKBURN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in and around the town of Blackburn, the borough of Blackburn with Darwen, and the surrounding countryside in Lancashire, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-blackburn-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-blackburn-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  6. ENG-LAN-BOLTON. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical/local history interest in the town of Bolton, Lancashire, England. The list also covers the areas of Horwich, Farnworth, Westhoughton and Turton. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-bolton-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-bolton-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  7. ENG-LAN-BURY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or local history interest in the town of Bury, Lancashire, England, and surrounding parishes within a radius of five miles. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-bury-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-bury-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  8. ENG-LANCASHIRE-HURST. A mailing list anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Hurst, Lancashire, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lancashire-hurst-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lancashire-hurst-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  9. ENG-LAN-CROSTON. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the village of Croston, Lancashire, England, and the surrounding area. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-croston-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-croston-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  10. ENG-LANCS-PRESTON. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the city of Preston, Lancashire, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lancs-preston-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lancs-preston-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  11. ENG-LANCS-WOOLTON-MUCH. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Woolton-Much, Lancashire, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lancs-woolton-much-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lancs-woolton-much-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  12. ENG-LANCS-YORKS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the counties of Lancashire and Yorkshire, England and the folks who moved back and forth between these counties. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lancs-yorks-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lancs-yorks-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  13. ENG-LAN-ECCLES. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Parish of Eccles, Lancashire, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-eccles-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-eccles-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  14. ENG-LAN-FYLDE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the registration district of Fylde, Lancashire, England, particularly the metropolis of Blackpool, and surrounding parishes and hamlets including Bispham, Carleton, Fleetwood, Hardhorn, Kirkham, Layton, Lytham, Marton, Poulton le Fylde, Singleton, Thornton, and Weeton. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-fylde-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-fylde-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  15. ENG-LAN-LANCASTER. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the townships of Lancaster, Lancashire, England, including Gressingham, Poulton, Bare and Torrisholme, Skerton, Bulk, Heaton with Oxcliffe, Aldcliffe, Ashton with Stodday, Overton, Thurnham, Scotforth, Quernmore, Caton, Over Wyresdale, Bleasdale, Preesall with Hackensall, Stalmine, Myerscough and Fulwood. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-lancaster-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-lancaster-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  16. ENG-LAN-LEIGH. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Leigh, Lancashire, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-leigh-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-leigh-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  17. ENG-LAN-MIDDLETON. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Town of Middleton, Lancashire, United Kingdom, and the surrounding areas and suburbs of Oldham and Rochdale. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-middleton-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-middleton-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  18. ENG-LAN-MOSSLEY-SADDLEWORTH. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Mossley and Saddleworth area of England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-mossley-saddleworth-l-request@rootsweb.co m (mail mode) or eng-lan-mossley-saddleworth- d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  19. ENG-LAN-NEWTON. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Newton-In-Makerfield (now Newton-Le-Willows), Lancashire, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-newton-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-newton-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  20. ENG-LAN-OLDHAM. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Oldham, Lancashire, England, and surrounding areas approximating the civil registration district. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-oldham-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-oldham-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  21. ENG-LAN-PRESCOT. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Prescott, Lancashire, England, and surrounding parishes, particularly Rainford. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-prescot-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-prescot-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  22. ENG-LAN-ROCHDALE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town and borough of Rochdale, Lancashire, England, including the parishes of Blatchworth, Butterworth, Castleton, Castleton Lancashire, Castleton by Rochdale, Littleborough, Milnrow, Norden, Rochdale, Spotland, Wardleworth, Whitworth, and Wuerdle with Wardle. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-rochdale-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-rochdale-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  23. ENG-LAN-ROSSENDALE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in and around the district of Rossendale, Lancashire, England, including the towns of Bacup, Haslingden, and Rawtenstall, and the villages and hamlets in the Forest of Rossendale area. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-rossendale-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-rossendale-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  24. ENG-LAN-SOUTHPORT. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Southport, Lancashire, England, and the little towns around it (e.g., Ainsdale, Banks, Birkdale, Churchtown, Crossens, Formby, Scarisbrick). To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-southport-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-southport-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  25. ENG-LAN-WARRINGTON. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Warrington, Lancashire, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-warrington-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-warrington-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  26. ENG-LAN-WIGAN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Wigan, Lancashire, England, and surrounding parishes and hamlets (i.e., Abram, Ashton in Makerfield, Aspull, Billinge, Billinge Chapel End, Billinge Higher End, Blackrod, Dalton, Haigh, Hindley, Ince in Makerfield, Orrell, Parbold, Pemberton, Shevington, Standish with Langtree, Upholland, Wigan, Winstanley, Worthington, Wrightington). To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-lan-wigan-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-lan-wigan-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  27. ENG-LIVERPOOL. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the City of Liverpool, England, and surrounding areas. Additional information can be found on the Eng-Liverpool Mailing List website. Interested individuals may want to check out the Liverpool and S.W. Lancs Family History Society website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-liverpool-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-liverpool-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  28. ENG-MANCHESTER. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the cities of Manchester and Salford, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-manchester-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-manchester-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  29. ENG-MERSEYSIDE. A mailing list for anyone with a historical and genealogical interest in the county of Merseyside, England, which was created in 1974 from parts of Cheshire and Lancashire. The county centers largely on the Liverpool area and includes the harbor of the Mersey estuary and most of the Wirral Peninsula on which are the industrial centers of Birkenhead and Wallasey. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-merseyside-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-merseyside-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  30. ENG-NTH-SURNAMES. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding surnames found in Durham, Northumberland, Yorkshire and Lancashire, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-nth-surnames-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-nth-surnames-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  31. ENG-TODMORDEN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical of historical interest in the Lancashire/Yorkshire border town of Todmorden, England, and the surrounding area. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-todmorden-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-todmorden-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  32. LANCSGEN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the county of Lancashire, England. To subscribe send "subscribe" to lancsgen-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or lancsgen-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  33. LANCSLIFE. A mailing list for the discussion of all things related to life in Lancashire, England, in order to place the lives of our ancestors in perspective. Topics include dialect, slang, and sayings; culture and traditions; history of towns and villages; folklore; poetry and songs; recipes; and nostalgic essays. To subscribe send "subscribe" to lancslife-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or lancslife-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  34. UK-NORTHWEST. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Northwest part of England (Cumberland, Lancashire and Westmorland Counties). Beginners and experienced researchers are welcome. Topics include how to start and conduct genealogy research; why we love genealogy and how it feels when you find another ancestor; requests for lookups; new lists, resources, and URLs; finding information and clues and keeping records; local history related to Monumental Inscriptions; and sharing information on the recording of monumental inscriptions, identifying and presenting related records, and searching for details on the location of monumental inscriptions. To subscribe send "subscribe" to uk-northwest-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or uk-northwest-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  35. UK-ULVERSTON-FHS. A mailing list, sponsored by the Ulverston Heritage Centre, for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Furness area of England. This area was part of Lancashire prior to 1974 and is now part of the county of Cumbria. Additional information on this area can be found on the Ulvertston Heritage Centre website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to uk-ulverston-fhs-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or uk-ulverston-fhs-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  36. Wigan-roots. A A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the area of Lancashire, England, once known as the South Lancashire Coalfield. This area includes a number of towns such as Wigan, which was made up of several communities including Pemberton, Ince, Hindley and Bickershaw, as well as other towns including Leigh, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Ormskirk, Skelmersdale and Standish. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Wigan-roots/ or by sending the following to wigan-roots-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  37. Wigan_Town_Genealogy. A mailing list for anyone searching for genealogical information from Wigan Town, Lancashire, England, and all surrounding areas. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wigan_town_genealogy/ or by sending the following to wigan_town_genealogy-subscribe@yahoogroups.com< /a>: subscribe


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