Willingale Genealogy

The Willingale Family Society

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Some time ago we were contacted by a Peter Boylan, who has in his possession ten watercolour paintings by a Thomas Willingale of Huddersfield. (Not the same Thomas who saved Epping Forest). These paintings date from the 1880’s and 1890’s. One of Thomas paintings shows a woman walking down a country lane in front of […]

We have received another offer of a photo for our archives. This one is from Richard Smith in Scotland, who has a photo of his mother Marie Louisa Willingale taken in 1946. Marie Louisa was adopted at birth by Arthur & Florence Bancroft and her name was changed to Olive Bancroft. Richard contacted the WFS […]

Today we received the final batch of postcards and photos from Stephen Cook; 23 postcards and one photo. These postcards give a snapshot of what life was like in the early part of the last century. These will be added to the member’s area over the coming days

Following on from the Car Boot Sale find, Peter Willingale has helped to identify some of the individuals in these photos, those that we can’t identify are still listed in the Most Wanted section of the members area. Peter has also kindly contributed a number of additional photos of Lizzies family, all are now listed […]

We have recently been contacted by Stephen Cook, a local historian and family history researcher who purchased an old album for the postcards it contained, to sell on eBay, but he had no interest in the old photographs which were also in the album. The postcards were mostly addressed to a Lizze Willingale, not wishing […]