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ROLLINS of WIGAN, Lancashire

Journal by Jillee

Hi, trying to trace my mums family Rollins back to my great grandfather . My grandfather Benjamin Rollin was a Green Grocer and a Methodist and thats about all i know. He was married to an Alice Rollins and they had five children, Ben, Elsie, Ellen, Alice ( my mum)and Margaret.

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on 2010-10-06 07:40:54

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by Browdweller on 2011-10-20 01:25:13

Hi Jillee.

Do you have years of birth for your mother and her siblings, and perhaps one for Benjamin?
Approximate ones would do, to give some sort of timeframe to search.

by janilye on 2011-10-20 05:38:38

Your great Grandfather was Benjamin ROLLINS b: 1880 at Pemberton Lancashire the son of Tom Rollins or Rollinson 1860-1937and Ellen WALKER 1859-1927. He married Alice MELLING 1881-1976 in Wigan at St. Marks on the 25 February 1905.
The children of the marriage were:-
Thomas 'Tom' Rollins 1905 1906
Elsie ROLLINS 1908 1991 m. Arthur PARKES
Margaret Rollins 1913 1988 m. ? GEE
Alice Rollins 1921 2007 m. MONKS
Benjamin Rollins 1924 1982 m. WISE
and another female
Great grandfather Benjamin joined the army in 1915 and fought in France he was wounded on 3 July 1918 at Rouen, Haute-Normandie, France
The grocery store was at 335 Gathurst Rd., Upholland.
He died in Wigan, Lancashire in 1962.

For further information please message me privately
1891 England Census
1901 England Census
1911 England & Wales Census. *I have a copy
England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1915
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920

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