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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 (2), 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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Rest in Peace

1952.1.17 Pranas Butkus 1953.6.6 Jonas Muraszka 1953.10.28 Petras Palkimas 1954.11.16 Pranas Puodžiūnas 1955.1.5 Juozas Arštikaitis 1955.2.8 Bronius Mikalauskas 1957.2.14 Nikodemas Gira 1957.12.28 Kazys Grigaravičius 1958.1.15 Konstancija Bikauskienė 1961.3.5 Juozas Sabaliauskas 1961.5.10 Stasys Mikalkėnas 1961.5.14 Zosė Baranauskienė 1961.6.4 Juozas Baziukas 1962.9.28 … 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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Chairmen of Lithuanian Club

Chairmen of the Lithuanian Club in Manchester Continue reading

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1991: Landsbergis visit

During his visit to the UK in October 1991, Landsbergis found time to visit the Lithuanian Club 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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After WW2

Lith Club premises changed in 1948 to 121 Middleton Road, Crumpsall. Continue reading

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