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DORRINGTONS This is the Dorrington Family History from 1776 to the present day. The early families were all shopkeepers around Manchester and one, William Ashton Dorrington, was a bread and cake baker in Denton and then in Northenden where he met his second wife Elizabeth Holmes and they had seven children,one being my father. William died in 1914 and my grandmother took in laundry to support them all.

This is the Houghton Family History from 1798 to the present day.The families lived in the St.Helens, Windle and Prescot areas until 1900 when they moved to Dublin for Arthur Edward to work for the Anglo Irish Meat Company.The family returned to St.Helens and the descendants have lived in and around the area since then.
Dorringtons and Houghtons in Lancashire
Updated July 13, 2013

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