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Robert Taylor - Hebburn to Manchester

Seeking Family members related to Robert Taylor who moved from Hebburn County Durham, to live and work in Manchester.

My Uncle Robert Taylor joined the Manchester Police Force, He married a lovely Manchester Lady, and they had one Son and two Daughters.

Maybe you are a friend or relation to the Taylor Family, I am trying to contact my Cousins (Robert Jr and Norma )who may still live in or around the Manchester area -

Any information or links no matter how small will be of great help.

My late Uncle Robert Taylor was a keen photographer and the Taylor siblings may have some photos of my late grandmother 'Ellen Taylor' that Robert took over the years on his visits home to the North East

Can you help with information regading my 'Taylor' cousins.

Regards and thank you


2 comment(s), latest 4 years, 5 months ago


My Uncle Robert Taylor moved from Tyneside to live and work in Manchester..he married a Manchester lady and together they had two Daughters and one Son.
Robert was for many years a serving Police Officer with the Manchester Force. And also played in the Police Parade Band.
When Robert retired they moved for a short while down to Brighton.

Roberts parents were Michael and Ellen Agnes Taylor. His siblings were called Ellen jr, Katherine, Tommy (Thomas)

His mother Ellen Agnes (maiden name SCANLON) had two Sisters who moved to Portsmouth to live and work. The sister were called Sarah and Dinah.
If you find that you have similar details in your Family Tree, please do post a message.

If Robert Taylor was one of your relatives please post me a message..

4 comment(s), latest 3 years, 8 months ago


I have posted a photograph of my two Great Uncles, Phelin and Peter SCANLON.

The photo of the SCANLON Brothers, shows Phelin (standing) wearing his Canadian Army Uniform. After WW1 Phelin stayed in Canada, and worked on his Farm (area of Farm unknown) Maybe you can help with information.
I am also still seeking information, no matter how small on Peter Scanlon, I gather he went to live in America. (Peter is sitting in the photograph)
Do you have a similar photo in one of your Family Albums

Regards Summer

2 comment(s), latest 1 year, 8 months ago


Within my Journals I have posted a few photographs one each of the SCANLON sisters, ELLEN, SARAH and DINAH, if you have similar photos, in your family albums, then please do post a message. Our Family Parish Church is Saint Aloysius Hebburn .

Regards Summer

1 comment(s), latest 3 years, 8 months ago


My maternal Grandmother was called ELLEN SCANLON born 1885 in Wallsend County Durham England.

She married my Grandfather Thomas Lydon (dob unknown ) in South Shields in 1912. Thomas was born in Kiltimagh Ireland.

They had four children that I am aware of;
Thomas jr...Catherine....Michael....the youngest son Philip died following an accident.
The family lived for a number of years in Prince Consort Road HEBBURN on Tyne, County Durham,.

If you can help with any research on the family, please do post a message any information or details no matter how small will be of great value ....sincere thank you to all who can help...Summer

The photo I have used as my profile picture, shows Mrs Ellen Lydon and four of her children. The elder two Thomas and Catherine are shown in photo.

11 comment(s), latest 4 years, 5 months ago


PHELAN SCANLON, Said goodbye to his parents Phelan and Bridget in Hebburn on Tyne, County Durham.

To his younger brothers and sisters also left behind, this was to be the start of a new life, truly an new life adventure for him and his brother Peter, who was going to travel with Phelan.

At the tender age of 19years, PHELAN's life in CANADA moved forward yet again when on 4th August 1916, he signed for the-
'200th Battalion - Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force'
I have recently found a photo of Phelan in uniform, and hope to post it with my Journal soon.

Born in BELFAST -IRELAND on 15th April 1897. PHELAN SCANLON was my Great Uncle, as my ongoing research unfolds more of PHELAN's life I am so proud of what he achieved.

If you have any details that would help my research into the SCANLON family history, all I would ask is please do post a message.If you have any photographs of Scanlons, please consider posting on site. Maybe you also had a relation who served in the Canadian Forces at the same time as Phelan if you did please post a reply. Sincere thank you and many Blessings to all who can help.

Regards, Summer

3 comment(s), latest 4 years, 5 months ago


Any details no matter how small will be of great value to my research.

My grandmother ELLEN AGNES SCANLON born Wallsend on Tyne County Durham England in 1885, Her two sisters Sarah and Dinah moved from HEBBURN ON TYNE, and settled in PORTSMOUTH ENGLAND.

Around 1965/66,I took a holiday in PORTSMOUTH, sadly this was the last time I saw both SARAH and DINAH. I know they had family living on the South Coast, but I do not have any details. (If you are related please do post a message..we could be distant cousins...)

The parents of Sarah and Dinah were Phelan and Bridget Scanlon.

If the names rekindle any memories for your family, and you can recall the sisters, as maybe old family friends then please do post a message .....I do have posted photos of the Scanlon Sisters within my Journals and hope maybe you have a similar photo in your family albums. If you have any photographs showing the Scanlon Family, please do share a copy on site.

Please do take time and read my other Journals regarding, the SCANLON FAMILY, who lived in the NORTH of ENGLAND.

Sincere Thank You, and Blessings to all who can help......Regards Summers

1 comment(s), latest 5 years, 1 month ago


Do you have a PETER SCANLON or PHELIN SCANLON link listed in your family tree.

Peter and Phelin were brothers to my grandmother ELLEN AGNES SCANLON,(ELLEN b 1885) they all lived as children in HEBBURN ON TYNE, COUNTY DURHAM ENGLAND

PETER from family information went to America.
PHELIN went to Canada, and joined the Canadian Army

I am aware that one of the brothers was married and had at least two sons (any information or links would be of great value, in my research..)Please help me find relatives of my two Uncles.
If you have any details or leads that may be of help no matter how small the link ,then all I would ask is can you post a message for me I will truly reply.

Sincere Thank You and Blessings to all who can help..Regards ..Summers

4 comment(s), latest 4 years, 5 months ago


Over the generations , the following names, have been used many,times in my family.
If your family surname is 'SCANLON' and you look back in your records and realise that the following christian names,or surnames have been used in your family tree, then please do post a note below.
It would be of great help if you can give some details ie, 'SCANLON'

Did they live in England or Ireland (please list possible area)
Many of the SCANLON men were Farmers, others worked in the Shipping Industry or in Northumberland Durham Mines when they came to England.

Are you living in American or Canada and your g-grandparents moved from Ireland to the North of England (Hebburn or Jarrow on Tyne. County Durham.or maybe another area) In and around the North East or Borders of Scotland. Please do look at your family tree any links no matter how small will be of great value . And if by chance you have a photograph of one of your SCANLON relations, please do consider posting a copy on site.

Phelan (Phelim-Phelin) Peter. Michael. John. Robert. Thomas.
Ellen. Siobiner (Dinah) Sarah. Catherine. Bridget.
Surnames Linked to the family tree; Lydon , Brennan , Taylor, Scanlon,

The photograph shows my Grandmother Ellen Scanlon (maiden name)
Sincere Regards Summers76

12 comment(s), latest 2 weeks, 3 days ago


Seeking research on 'SCANLON' if anyone has links to this IRISH family name, please help my research and post any details no matter how small the link. If by chance you have any old photographs showing members of the Scanlon family, please do consider posting a copy on site. It may help one of the Scanlon researchers find that important missing link.

My grandmother was called Ellen Agnes Scanlon and she was born in 1885,in Wallsend, and lived in Hebburn on Tyne-North of England.

Siblings that I am aware of include sisters, Siobiner (Dinah) and Sarah Scanlon, they both moved from the North East down to Portsmouth and worked and lived there till they died.
The two brothers Peter and Phelan Scanlon left England for a new life one going to America and the other to Canada.

My g-grandfather was called Phelan born 1863.(born Ireland) Phelan worked in the Shipyards as a riveter. His wife my g-grandmother was called Bridget born 1864(nee Brannon) they married on 14th February 1884 and lived in Hebburn on Tyne

I have recently found a number of family photographs of those listed in my Journals. Maybe your relations were friends of my family members and you may have old photos in albums. If you do please post a message giving details of when the photos were taken. Sincere Thank You to all who can help with information. regards Summer

The photograph shows Ellen Agnes Scanlon.....Sister to Sarah and Dinah

12 comment(s), latest 3 years, 8 months ago