Category Archives: History 1860-1948

Lithuanians in Manchester UK between 1860 and 1948.

St. Casimir’s Church – a Polish view

                      This extract is part of an unknown document by an unknown author. There are some errors in the dates, they don’t match other more reliable sources. Baraniecki gives us … Continue reading

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Lithuanian families in 1901 census

My Grandfather was born in Lithuania and came over to Manchester around the 1885 period.  On the 1901 census he and his parents were living in Sanitary Street (later Anita St) and were slipper workers.  The family is listed as … Continue reading

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St.Casimir’s Church, Collyhurst

St.Casimir’s Church was on Oldham Road on the corner of Reather Street. The Priest’s (Rev.Foltin’s) house was at no.1 Reather Stereet, behind the church. Continue reading

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Family histories

People, places, factories, churches. Continue reading

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1917 Support Society

1917 Support Society and 1920 Lithuania Fund in Manchester. Continue reading

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Maps

Pilling Street and St.Casimir’s location Maps. Continue reading

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Trading

Lithuanian ship “Kaunas” arrives at Manchester Docks, May 1938. Continue reading

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The Begining

Lithuanian, Ruthenian and Polish Church and Club in Manchester early 20th century. Continue reading

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