I am trying to trace descendants of Thomas Alfred Dixon who lived and worked in Bolton from 1891 till his death and burial in St Peter's Church, Belmont in 1945.

There is a headstone in the church listing him, his wife Mary Ellen Dixon (formerly Syddall) and her parents. There is also an inscription to Thomas and Mary's son Gunner Robert Syddall Dixon RFC killed in action in France October 25, 1917.

Thomas and Mary had at least one other child, Thomas Victor Dixon, (b Bolton 1901). I believe he married Margaret Meadows in 1925 and they then had three children, Robert T Dixon (b. 1926), Marjorie Dixon (b.1928) and Margaret O Dixon (b. 1935).

I have found possible marriages for Marjorie Dixon to Gordon Morris in 1947, and Margaret O Dixon to William Preston in 1955.

It may be that Robert T Dixon married Alexandra Robinson in Whitehaven in 1947.

The last address I have for any of the Dixon family was Longworth Cottages, Bolton, but that was in 1945.

If anyone has any knowledge of this family, particularly as to where they or their descendants might be, please contact me.

My grandmother was Margaret Dixon and Thomas Alfred, above, was her brother.

Tel: 01582 606826 davidpam@globalnet.co.uk