Helen, This is Sharman, Please email at PAFAMROOTS@aol.com. On Pickups and Walkers. I need any information that would have on your Walkers dates,places etc. I'm working with a Pickup from that area and he said if you can give me any information Blackburn is only fifteen miles from were he lives. He very excited about the Walkers. His relation died in 1901 in Bacup. and here are some Walker names that were at the funeral. I'll list the names. Mr and MrsWm. Walker JOhn Walker Arthur Walker Mr. Torn and Miss Ellen Walker Miss Sarah Walker Mr. HBT Walker Mr. J>T>Brigg-Walker The buriel was at Walterbarn Baptist chapel.
This passage was in the obit of William Pickup. Mr. Pickup was a son of of the late Mr. Pickup, grocer, of Waterbarn, left his native land for Australia when a quite a young man,but did not remain there very long. Shortly after returning home he married the daughter of Mr. Robert Walker, a cotton manufacturer, of Newchurch and in a year or two removed to Irwell-terrace, Bacup. Is your Walker from Water burn, or Walter barn? i just what to be right up on your Pickups andWalkers? What can you tell me about ChurhKirk? As for John and Ann Walker, would you have ther approximate age in 1877,Do you have their marriage date and were married?That way he can get were they lived at the time of marriage.Do you have their parents names?Do you have the 1871 census in Blackburn?