Members' Message Board

    - for Messages, Queries or Requests for Help .. a page to publish your genealogy related information.  Send your general requests by email to the and your research requests to

    These messages will eventually be deleted from this web page and republished in the appropriate section of the Newsletter at the next publication date; normally January, April, July, October

    If this page is sparsely populated, refer to the Query Corner of the Current Newsletter

The Branch resources (CDs, Reference Books, Microfiche, Memorial Cards & Computer databases) are only available to Members, for research, at Branch Meetings  on the 3rd and 5th Wednesdays.
Most Books are stored offsite and must be ordered in advance;
see a list of Books only or the complete Branch Resources 

Cabinet photo query


Private William Green
16978 1st Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment






   Replies, unless otherwise stated to: . If you have any of the following people on your family tree please let Jean know.

Our “Research Enquiries” Section on the Message Board does work, as evidenced below. Replies to queries aren’t always instant though, sometimes a couple of years or more later!. Worth the wait if you are put in touch with someone who can just provide that elusive bit of information you have been looking for.


    Pendle Cemeteries department has moved to Fleet Street, Nelson

The following information is from Pendle Council's website ..

Grave Searches in Pendle Cemeteries

    We offer historical grave searches within our six cemeteries and hope to have this service offered as a direct on-line facility in the near future.  At present please contact the Bereavement Services Section directly for search requests

    You can request a search online, or call using the contact details further down this page.  The records are kept at our Fleet Street Office and can be viewed by the public by appointment.  There is currently no charge for this service

Contact Us

Parks and Recreation Services
    Fleet Street Depot,  Fleet Street
    Nelson, Lancashire  BB9 7YQ
    Telephone: 01282 661593 / 661586
    Fax: 01282 661610

Office opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm