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My main ambition throughout my life. An ambition though never in a rush to fullfill, that being to reach my now age of three score and ten.

Now retired and having time to enjoy reliving in my mind many happy episodes, and some not so happy periods throughout the years, I also took to looking through the various online census databases for no reason other than curiosity, although I found many with the surname Hinds living in Lancashire  from the early 1800s.  I soon discovered it would not be an easy task to link the different families to show which lineage I was from.

Calling upon a friend whose hobby was genealogy for advise. who kindly took up the challenge (a no mean feat) After many, many hours of works  collated all the generations of my family,

The following  is but an rendition of how from 1811 to  1960 my family faired. I hope you enjoy my story and if so it may encourage you to learn more about your own family line.

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