The Statham family Ancestry web pages

UK - SALFORD branch

By: Kevin Statham

 

 

William Irwin
1822

 
Date of Birth 3rd November 1822 Spouse
Place of Birth Keswick Cumberland Child #1
Date of Death 2nd June 1889 Child #2
Place of Death Elterwater, Westmorland Child #3 Mary Irwin
Father's Name Child #4 Ann Irwin *
Mother's Name Child #5 Eleanor Irwin c1854
Child #6 William Irwin 1857
Child #7 Thomas Irwin c1859
Child #8 Alfred Irwin c1862
Child #9 Dorothy Irwin c1864
Child #10 Edwin Irwin
Child #11 James Irwin c1868

 

Would you believe it !!...in the course of the usual searching for long-lost unknown ancestors I've come across a real-life Character with a capital "C"
I don't know why we didn't know. I have no idea why we were never told. But here we have:

THE CUMBRIAN FIDDLER

Click on this link www.harbourtownrecords.com/boatirwin for the full details.
An article by Greg Stephens of The Boat Band ( Harbourtown Records )

 

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