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Billy Almond
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Wed Feb 25, 2009 9:52 am

! am after information of a former Mayor of Bootle 1924
Berty Wolfendenany any help would be appreciated
Bill A
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Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:40 am

Welcome Billy,

I am sure there will be someone on this site who can help you.

Lived Linacre Lane, Trinity Road & Knowsley Road.
Kathy John Moorcroft
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Wed Feb 25, 2009 11:55 am

Welcome Billy, I am sure someone will be able to help you..

john w
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Wed Feb 25, 2009 3:22 pm

He spelt his name Birty, not Berty.
Birty was likely his real name, not a shortened version of something else, because that’s what he has as first name in the official list of Bootle mayors, which would be unlikely to use abbreviated names.

I don’t know for sure if this is your man, Bill, but:

- The birth of a Birty Wolfenden, at Gisburn about 4 miles NE of Clitheroe, was registered in the 1st quarter 1867.
- In the 4th quarter 1900, a Birty Wolfenden is registered in West Derby district as marrying an Ann Dobson (b. 1874).
- In the 1911 census, Birty and Ann are listed, in the same household, in the West Derby registration district.

I’d be pretty certain Wolfenden Avenue off Southport Road is named after him, because various other avenues and drives in the same area also appear named after past mayors – Clemmey, King, Hankey, Spence, Riley, Cullen.
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Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:26 am

Hi is the person who created this post still active on this site? My great great uncle was mayor of Bootle and I'd love to know more information about my family. Charlotte
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Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:18 am

Hi Charlotte I think the original poster has not revisited the site since 2009, however if you list some details of your family there are some great genealogists on this site who will assist you.
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Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:25 am

Welcome Charlotte :D :D :D
a road Wolfenden avenue was named after him 1934
he ran a Butchers shop 217 Stanley road bootle just by Merton road
he was a conservative councillor
he was Mayor 1924 ,5
he was Chairman of the Fire Brigade Committie
in 1891 he lived Browne street bootle lodger
butcher by trade still looking 1901
in 1911 he is with his wife Ann
15 St edmonds road bootle
still there a nurseing home now
still down at the address 1938 but think he passed away 1937
will look up if there are any photos
bootle born altcar road
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Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:08 am

Wow thank you so much this is just amazing I can't wait to show my Dad!!! Thank you and speak soon, Charlotte Wolfenden
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Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:39 am

Charlotte i have the census for Berty
1871 , 1891, 1901, 1911
if you want them
bootle born altcar road
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