Boat Fam­i­lies

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This fully search­able canal boat fam­i­lies web­site, op­er­ated by Orm­skirk and District Fam­ily His­tory So­ci­ety, launched in 2010 with the names of 3,000 boat­men, their wives and fam­i­lies, liv­ing and work­ing in West Lan­cashire. Fam­ily his­to­ri­ans are en­cour­aged to add their own in­for­ma­tion to the site which now con­tains de­tails of over 22,000 in­di­vid­u­als, grouped into fam­ily trees. The site now in­cludes many ar­eas of Lan­cashire, Cheshire water­men and even a fam­ily of Nor­wich water­men.

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