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Message Board - archive 37

From: Craig Del Vecchio
Email: craigdelvecchio@live.co.uk
Subject: Hi
Date:Tue, 7 Jul 2009 22:24:16

As someone of Italian descent born and living in Manchester, im wondering how can i get more involved in the things you have on the web site? any help would be great.
Regards Craig


From: Pauline
Email: pauline.milner@talktalk.net
Subject: Trabucco
Date: Sun, 5 Jul 2009 20:48:38

My great grandmother, Pauline Trabucco b.approx.1863/4,married 1882,R.C.Church of St. Francis, Chorlton. Father's name: Pietro (artist, deceased)Only mention of a Peter Trabucco (aged 20)1841 census. No mention of either of them on any other census (although all Pauline's chidren's births certificated) No trace of marriage for Pietro, nor birth of Pauline. I need to find her mother to ascertain how much Italian blood we do have! Can anyone help with suggestions?


From: fernando D'Agostino
Email: ferdi.dagostino@sky.com
Subject: Roots
Date: Sat, 4 Jul 2009 18:36:23

I am trying to find out more about my father who was born at 69 gun st.ancoats.name celeste and grandparents who Both died in manchester, year not known, I understand my grandparents were shopkeepers,trade not known.my father had 1 Brother & 2 sisters,thankyou.


From: Louise Langford
Email: louiselangford@live.co.uk
Subject: My maternal grandfather
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2009 18:56:57


I'm trying to find out about my maternal grandfather, I actually have very little information about him.

What I have been told is that he was called Louis Rea and was from the Rea icecream family, (I have been told I was named Louise after him) he and my grandma lived in Salford and I think they ran a cafe there. They had 5 children together 2 boys, then 2 girls and then another boy. My mum is the eldest daughter. My grandmas name is Elizabeth.

I know this isnt a lot of information, but if you do know of him and would be able to tell my anything, I would be very grateful.

Kind Regards


From: David Machin
Email: daveroadrunnerm@yahoo.co.uk
Subject: ancoats
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2009 15:33:28

my grandad and grama use to live in Jersey street i remember lots of people in the street...my uncle is Domnic Tabbonnie...i use to always be at Marco Reas place in the 60s....


From: salvatore
Email: vara.salvatore@hotmail.it
Subject: dove siete???
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2009 21:33:19

hello i`m salvatore vara from reggio calabria, i live in cardiff since 2006 and i like to came to visit the little italy, because is a praud for us....


From: yvonne everett
Email: yvonnethepom2@hotmail.com
Subject: old class photograph
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 16:37:27

I was at st mics , in the 60s need a class photo...please help...people in my class were.. loreatta rea..dawn hamillton, tracey buckly, stephen hamilton, cathrine vickers, steven hamilton, lewis haynes, gloriea power, jean eyeys,susan walker, vicy neils, angala dyson, vicent? martin simpson, twinny leaches, margaret flanagan, antony reah, mark?, moreen?


From: Ryan Guerrieria
Email: ridi_ryan@hotmail.com
Subject: Guerrieria family
Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2009 14:56:59

I'm 22 and live in manchester, my name is from my dads side, my grandad is called antonio guerrieria and he was born here, i know his dad was italian and his mum was english, they lived i think in hulme/moss side, near old city ground, get in contact if any one knows any more bout this family.


From: jim
Email: james-mole@supanet.com
Subject: photo
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 00:10:06

Hi i went to StAlban's when i was 5 but moved to whythinshawe my two brothers and one sister went there as well(in the 1920/30)there names were pat and henry mole i have a photo of me next to the alter when i was 5 can i get it on this site to see if it jogs a memory thank you mr james mole 64 years young


From: ian ambler
Email: ambler@worldonline.co.za
Subject: john Raffo born 1835
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 20:20:41

john raffo according to cencus records was the father of andrew raffo born sheffield 1875. john was apparently born in east germany with an italian wife .has anyone any information? it would be greatly appreciated



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