The history of Atherton

I am carrying out a One-Name Study into the name of Atherton, and would like to hear from all you Atherton’s out there.

The study is now 3 years old and I have around 11,000 Atherton’s on my web site in family groups. I also have quite a large database with details still to be clarified/linked with families.The name of Atherton is very popular in the Lancashire area - and I am trying to link as many families as possible (worldwide!) - if you would like to include your Atherton family on my website (some of your family may already be on there?) please contact me at atherton@one-name.org. or at the address below.

My website can be viewed at: www.tribalpages.com/tribes/atherton182

Although I am keen to include details of Birth, Marriage & Death on my website, individuals born after 1911 will only include the year of the event - not the full date - for security reasons.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Mr Derek Atherton

33 Copse View

East Preston

West Sussex

BN16 1AY