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Looking For Caunce Family
Started by: tcaunce (6)  Report abuse

Posted by: allgone (346) Report abuse
Hi tcaunce I think we have had a request for a Caunce family last month i you want to view it

Posted by: allgone (346) Report abuse
Glad you're sorted

Posted by: topcat (37) Report abuse
Hi tcaunce
I have left a message on the other board, it is really good to hear from you.

Posted by: kiwiones (1) Report abuse
Janette Terris Nee Caunce was Toms Niece
And would love to hear from you in NZ

Posted by: maggie (511)   Report abuse
Was the family from Platt Bridge? I have a memory of the name Caunce, whether from school - St. Nats or Millers Lane, I can't remember.

Posted by: minstrel (128) Report abuse
Hi Thomas,
I am your dad's cousin and I have loads of info on the Caunce family as I have been doing the family tree for a couple of years.
I have a tree on Genes reunited.
I believe my cousin Bill is in New Zealand, if you see him pass on my regards from Cyril.
My mum was your grandad's sister.
Cyril Ashurst

Posted by: twozero (203) Report abuse
Minstrel, are you the Cyril Ashurst who lived in Neville St. and went to school with me in the 40s. and 50s. and knew Godfrey Caunce, if you are, where have you been since 1959. ???????

Posted by: minstrel (128) Report abuse
Hi twozero.
I never lived in Wigan so you have me mixed up with someone else.

Posted by: tcaunce (6)  Report abuse
Hey Minstrel i would love to see the family tree

Posted by: brisby (209) Report abuse

Hi Thomas, my Grandmother's sister, Lena (Helena) Davies, born 1907, married a Caunce. I don't know her husband's name but I think she had a son, John. Could there be a connection with your family? We have been unable to find any more information on her.

Posted by: minstrel (128) Report abuse
Hi Thomas,
My family tree is on Genes Reunited, if you join the site I can give you access to the tree.
However you will prbably have to start a tree and then Genes will come up with a link.
The Caunce line is very long.

Posted by: brisby (209) Report abuse

Hi Cyril, I am not actually working on the Caunce family tree myself, but if Helena Davies married one of your family I would appreciate it if you could tell me her husband's name and DOB.
Thanks, Jo

Posted by: dingerbell (147) Report abuse
Hi Maggie, I remember the Caunce's living at the start of
Millers Lane. It was a dirt road until the top end of the Vicarage wall, there was a pond opposite the houses I think they called it The Brickcroft---that's what my wife called it.

Posted by: tcaunce (6)  Report abuse
Hey minstrel i joined the site

Posted by: minstrel (128) Report abuse
Hi Tom
We'll have to wait until Genes find a link to your tree and mine and then I can open my tree for you.
Are you still in N.Z.
I know your uncle Billy is out there, if you see him give him my regards.

Posted by: minstrel (128) Report abuse
Hi Brisby,

I have not come across a Helena Davies in my tree.
However our Caunce family is such a large one and she could have married a cousin of mine whom I never knew.
I'll look into it and if I find anything I'll let you know.

Posted by: marieg69 (3359) Report abuse
hi Tom Alice was my cousin my maiden name was Prior

Posted by: brisby (209) Report abuse

Thanks, Cyril. You never know, you may find a link to her one day.

Posted by: minstrel (128) Report abuse
Hi Jo,
Helena Davies married Robert Caunce at St Andrews Wigan in 1927. Ref no C35/3/58.
There is a birth for Robert Caunce in Wigan in 1905. Ref ne WIG/245/27.
I don't think that Robert is a close relation of ours but then I don't have access to the 1911 census. This would give his parents names
He is not in my tree Jo so I cannot help any further.

Posted by: brisby (209) Report abuse

Hi Cyril, I really appreciate your taking the time to find the information. Thank you.

Posted by: minstrel (128) Report abuse
Hi Thomas,

I sent you a message on Genes and opened my tree for you, have you had a look.
not heard anything from you since.

Posted by: lil miss (2) Report abuse
Hi minstrel, I've Just stumbled across this interesting page.. My name is Jessica I am the grand daughter of William Caunce, Janette is my mother (message from her above) Thomas (message above)is my 2nd cousin and the late Thomas is my Great Uncle. wow how exciting to come across this web site

Posted by: geoff zx9 (inactive) Report abuse
hello i worked with a lad from Poolstock Harry Caunce,in the 80s,He now works in Dubai,He will be in His late 40s maybe,

Posted by: minstrel (128) Report abuse
Hi Jessica,

Your grandad William is my cousin, give him my best wishes when you see him. (Cyril from Aspull)
William's dad Thomas was my mother's brother.
There were also other brothers, Harry, John, James and Robert.
Barbara Parr nee Caunce my cousin lives in Australia and I know that William went to see her on her wedding anniversary because she sent me some photos.
I hope that you are all keeping well.
Best wishes

Posted by: lil miss (2) Report abuse
yes he not long went over there to see them. My Great Uncle Jack (William's brother) is over here in New Zealand at the moment for a holiday.. I will be sure to pass on the best wishes to the both of them for you


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