This page will grow all the time.
I should like to thank:
Helen Carr for sharing her photographs of Fred Carr
Heather Chapman for lots of relevant information, sharing articles from The West Kirby News, photographs and for timely corrections and additions to the biographies of George Wordsworth Allen, Francis Wright Atherton, Alfred Abraham Casson , Alfred Bayley Chase, John Edward Christian, Herbert Clarke and Sidney Collins
Val Frost for the article from The Deeside Advertiser reporting Jack Christian’s father’s letter about the alms houses and the article from The West kirby News about Jack’s life-saving activities.
Al Green for lending the photograph of Acacia Grove in Sidney Collins’s Biography.
Eve Pryde-Roberts for information about the Parrs, general encouragement and genealogical advice of an extremely high quality.
Frank Sherratt for researching the graves at Grange Hill, in St. Bridget’s Churchyard and on the Western Front,
David Silcock for his genealogical advice, drawing the Map of the West Kirby area in 1914 and for general encouragement and enthusiasm.
Peter Smith who kindly gave permission for us to use his research on William and John Hore. Peter has researched the men listed on the Padstow War Memorial, and his work can be found on the Padstow Museum Website: http://www.padstowmuseum.co.uk/
Peter Threlfall for sharing his notes about all the people on the memorial, for showing me the Great War graves in St. Bridget’s Churchyard, for general help and advice, proof-reading, for sharing a record about Ernest Herschell and information about Frank Booth and the Meeanee Day Raid.
Patricia Wilcock for sharing her family tree and thereby helping with the biographies for Charles Barlow and Edgar Cooper.
Members of the Research team who have written biographies are acknowledged on the Reasearch Team page.