JOANNE Samuels of Cheshire is trying to trace a comedy double act of the late 1960's called Sorrel and Sorrel.

She believes one of the comedians was named Sorrel Price who lived in Blackpool and moved to Alexandra Road, South Manchester in July 1962.

Write to 2 Peakdale Avenue, Heald Green, Cheadle, Cheshire SK8 3QL or email

ADRIAN Cowen of Burton on Trent would like to hear from anyone who remembers the music hall singer Maisey Brookes - his great-grandmother.

Adrian's grandmother, Leah was married to Harry Cohen who met her in Leicester. They are buried in Newcastle.

Leah's mother was Maisey, while Harry's mother used to run a boarding house in Leicester. They moved to Leeds and had two sons, Lionel and Adrian's father Cecil.

Write to 106 Scalpcliffe Road, Burton on Trent, Staffs. DE15 9AB or telephone 01283 530472 or email

CANADIAN Sonia Green would like to hear from anyone who knew Solomon and Sarah Fox of Mary Street and Nightingale Street, Cheetham, Manchester.

The couple, who had nine children, lived there between the late 1890s and 1930.

Solomon and his parents arrived in Leeds from Russia around September 1891.

Write to 6432, Charnwood Ave, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, L2H2H2 or email

LILLIAN Goldberg of Bushey Heath is looking for anyone who knew the Millman family who lived on either Elizabeth Street or Heywood Street in Manchester.

Lillian, nee Diamond, is the grand-daughter of the family and is hoping to make a family tree.

Write to 1 Wyatt Close, Bushey Heath, Herts or email

WHILST researching his family tree, John Mckenna of Salford discovered that his great great grandfather was Solomon Lipsemyer, the father of Ellen Myers (Leipze).

John would like to know the origin of the names Lipsemyer and Leipze.

Write to 27 Duffield Rd, Salford, Lancs or email

To make an appeal, email MIKE COHEN at Please include your home address.

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