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Poolers of Castleton and Bury Lancs

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Re: Poolers of Castleton and Bury Lancs

Posted: 1 Jul 2010 12:24PM GMT
Classification: Query
Yes indeed - you are one of us!
I have our tree going a good way back now.
Our mutual ancester John Pooler married Rose Anne McCaffery on Christmas day 1866 at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Peter's_Cathedral,_Belfa...
within weeks of it opening.
The fascinating bit we can't get to the bottom of is John Father: He is the legendary (in our family) Captain Thomas Pooler who is is thought to have drowned scuttling his ship for the insurance - or hung for trying to!
His wife was pregnant with John at the time - this could of course be an illegitimacy story, except that John's best man was William Pooler - got to be his brother!
We can't track Thomas or William.
Email me on kpm2@bigfoot.com and I'll give you all the goss - and some great pics!
You must be Jim Pooler too - did I not phone you about 15 years ago?
Kevin
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Kevin Murphy 16 Aug 2002 5:21PM GMT 
sandyleahy 13 Nov 2008 2:15PM GMT 
KevinMurphy13... 13 Nov 2008 4:52PM GMT 
KevinMurphy13... 13 Nov 2008 5:12PM GMT 
JEP1V8RD 30 Jun 2010 11:03PM GMT 
KevinMurphy13... 1 Jul 2010 6:24PM GMT 
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