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Crewe was originally a small village but became a major railway junction linking Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool. This led to very rapid development and in the space of a few years the village became a bus... more
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Thomas PHYTHIAN / Stockton
My Grandfather Thomas was the son of Anne Elizabeth PHYTHIAN. In 1861 Anne Elizabeth PHYTHIAN was living at 5 Victoria Street, Monks Coppenhall, Crewe. She gave birth to Thomas out of wedlock in 1866 and later married David Stockton. 1881 Census lists Thomas as the stepson of David Stockton. Anne Elizabeth PHYTHIAN's Father was also a Thomas PHYTHIAN and I understand he was a Grocer in the Crewe area, perhaps the markets in Victoria Street. If anyone has any information on Thomas PHYTHIAN Senior, or his daughter Anne Elizabeth PHYTHIAN or her child Thomas PHYTHIAN/Stockton, I would be eternally grateful. Regards, Carol
red mail methodist chapel
I wondered if anyone had any information about Oxford Street methodist chapel in Crewe. My father, George CLARKE, was baptised there, about 1913, and it would be great if anyone could supply me with a photo of it. Thanks.
red mail lost relatives
I am trying to trace the POOLE family. ALEX and MARTHA , are my uncle and aunt. They have 3 children ALAN, IRIS and BETTY. I know that at one time they lived at 23 HERDMAN STREET and that Alex worked on the railways. They lived there back in the 60's--80's and then moved and I lost touch with them. Can anyone help me find them?
red mail parke
i am lookig for parke or parkes. the are from crewe, one of the sons moved to liverpool about 1920s,a sister marred/ a knutsford man (shaw) i have been told the parke at liverpool were into boxing, and my boxig club,
red mail Hulme
Looking for decendents of John William HULME b.1860 In Liverpool and Amy Ann WALKER b 1861 in Birmingham. They were my gt.grandparents. They had eight children, Arthur, John, Edwin, Frank, Harry, Amy, May and Walter. Their son John William b. 1885 in Crewe was my grandfather and he married my grandmother Kate Maria MORRIS in Greenwich, London in 1906.
red mail Mary LEESE
Looking for information on Charles Brimcombe EDWARDS who died in Leighton Hospital Crewe on 8 August 1998. His address had been 64 Laureston Avenue Sydney Crewe. The informant on his death certificate was a Mary LEESE, a daughter who also lived at the above address. Nothing else is known of these people. Was Leese her married name. Charles was born on 17 November 1899 in Ashburton Devon, parents being Samuel Edwards and Emily Charlotte nee Brinicombe, hence Charles middle name. All information appreciated.
red mail George Lindop - 1852 to 1923
I am looking for George's descendants. He was the son of William Lindop and Ann Stretch. He married Jane Elizabeth Boden or Green in 1872. He lived and worked in Crewe, Cheshire. He had at least eleven children: George William; Alfred Ralph; Annie Elizabeth; Frank; Mary Lenora; Olive; John Boden; Beatrice Boden; Florence; Richard and Mona. George's older brother, Richard James Lindop, was my great-grandfather
red mail William Habberley
William I believe worked for the railways in Crewe and possibly died whilst working at the station. He was born in Shrewsbury in 1892, and I believe was married in Nantwich to Lizzie Reade in 1922. Does anyone have any information that would help?
red mail James Cooke, b. 21 Oct 1852
I'll start the search with James Cooke. He was born in Sandbach 1852, the son of James Cook(e), Bricklayer, born Alsager 1813. James the son first appeared in the 1861 Census living at Union St Sandbach. He married Jane Burgess in 1875 and he worked as a Joiner at the Crewe Works for many years. He died around 1933. Later Census place him at Henry St (1891), Lord St (1901) and 43 Nelson St Crewe (1911). This last place was to be the family home for many years. His children were Harry (1875), Thomas (1877), Harriet Ada (1879), Ernest (1882), Ellen and Mary (twins, 1884), and John (1886). There may have been a deceased child, Annie (1881). A related entry will be made for another Thomas Cooke (1845) in the Sandbach Heath village section. I need to be contacted by anyone searching this family, particularly any direct blood relatives, but at this stage, I'll accept all takers. Thanks.
red mail Richard Lindop - 1778 to 1871
I am looking for descendants of Richard Lindop, born in Haslington, Cheshire in 1778 and died in Alsager in 1871. He married Elizabeth Williams in 1810, in Coppenhall. They had five children: William, b.1812 (my ancestor); John, b.1815 and Ralph, b.1815 (twins?); Ann, b. 1820; Elizabeth, b.1825.
red mail Annie Thomas
My grandmother Nellie Lloyd was sent to work for a green grocer in marlin road crewe in 1906 as named above.please let me know if you know any details of the family.
red mail dorothy jones
am looking for information regarding dorothy jones. she lived in crewe and married samuel taylor 1943. i think she was born 1923 or 1924. she is related to my gran doris jones. she had a son derek taylor born in crewe.
red mail Joseph Price circa 1825 Wem, Shropshire
Joseph Price was born circa 1825 in Wem Shropshire and was married to Mary ???? They had 9 children: Sarah 1852, Mary 1855, Ann 1860, Joseph 1862, John 1863, Richard 1866, Henry and Jane 1869 and Alice 1873. Some of the children were born in Horton Wem Cheshire. Any information gratefully received.
red mail Sarah Ann Jones, Wem Shropshire
I am wanting to find more information on Sarah Ann Jones born circa 1863 and John Price also born circa 1863. They were born in Wem, Shropshire and married there in 1883. There were 4 children: Herbert Price 1884 - 1938, John 1887, Mary Ann 1887 and Joseph 1889 all born in Wem. Any information would be much appreciated.
red mail John H Taylor
Looking for info on John H Taylor's (1885 - 1938)brother Ernest. He was born in 1887 and his parents were Frederick and Alice Taylor. Any info would be appreciated. John H was my grandfather
red mail christopher howard greengrocer
Our relative Christopher Howard is recorded as being a greengrocer in Crewe Market in the 1930s and his father before him (originally from Yorkshire) had shops in West Street and victoria Street. We would like any information about the family from thereon
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hi i would like to find out any information on my family. My grandfathers name was George Frank Owen and my nana's name was Ann Rosemary
red mail Enoch & Charles Hyde
Searching for any information on the Charles Hyde (b. 1821, Chester, Cheshire County) and Mary Boughey (b. 1824, Crewe, Cheshire County). Charles' parents were Enoch & Susannah Hyde. Charles & Mary Boughey Hyde had the following children: Charles II (b. 1845 Crewe) Enoch (b. 1849 Crewe, d. 1915 Moundsville, WV USA) Thomas Robert (b. Crewe, d. 1918 Moundsville, WV USA Mary Ellen (b. 1858, Liverpool) Alice Anne (b. 1859, Crewe) Susannah (b. 1863, Liverpool) Elizabeth A. (b. 1867, Birkinhead) Mark Boughey (b. 1870 Millom, d. Ohio, USA)
red mail Taylor Family
Charles Taylor, born 1850 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and lived in Market St, Crewe in the 1881 Census. I believe he was married to an Alice Smith. Any family connections would be appreciated.
red mail leeson
i am looking for anyone with the surename leeson that lived in crewe or knows any lesson family that lived in crewe (years 1900-2007)
red mail Beckett family of Wem Shropshire
Looking for a Mary-Jane Beckett born to Francis and Emma Beckett in Wem in 1881. She was still living in Wem in 1891 but I have lost track
red mail tradgedy
15 year old lad died of asphixiation on minshull vernon canal with friend whilst night fishing
red mail foden workers
do any of you who are on this site know or did you work foden motor company that knew a gentleman by the name of brian bateman who was a pattern maker if so could you contact me please
red mail Platt's of Crewe
Laura Platt nee Price who was born abt 1873 in Crewe had 2 sons John & Louis and was rumoured to have left them to go to America. Does anyone know the where abouts of Louis Platt born abt 1903 in Crewe
red mail Descendants of Annie Capper nee Holland
My grandfather Charles Holland was born in Crewe in 1889 at 40 Maw Green Rd, Church Coppenhall, 1 of 9 children. Charles came to Western Australia in the early 1900's, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces in 1915 and fought in France. His enlistment papers note his father William as next of kin, living at 46 Queen St, Crewe in 1915, and then his sister Annie Capper (I think Mrs Wil Capper), of 46 Queen St, Crewe in 1917. I am trying to find relatives/descendants of Annie or her siblings who didn't come to Australia.
red mail William Holland and Emma Hirst
Looking for descendants of William Holland and Emma Hirst - Coppenhall. My grandfather Charles Holland was born in Crewe in 1889 at 40 Maw Green Rd, Church Coppenhall, 1 of 9 children. His father was William Holland b c 1852 and mother Emma Hirst b 14.06.1854. Charles came to Western Australia in the early 1900's, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces in 1915 and fought in France. His enlistment papers note his father William as next of kin, living at 46 Queen St, Crewe in 1915, and then his sister Annie Capper (I think Mrs Wil Capper), of 46 Queen St, Crewe in 1917. Charles married Jane Barnes or Thompson, or Thompson-Barnes (I am not sure which surname she used as her maiden name) in Bunbury Parish Church in 1919, and returned to Australia to farm and live in Narrogin, Western Australia where he died in 1968. Charles and Jane had two children Betty Eileen and Frank (Francis Henry) my father. CharlesÂ’s siblings were: Jack/John (b. 1878), William (b. 1882), Harry/Henry (b. 1883), Peter (b. 1885), Emma b. 1887), Mary Elizabeth/Polly (b. ?1888), James (b. 1891 who also came to Western Australia), and Annie (b. 1894) (Capper) I am doing my family tree, and would like to contact anyone who might help.
red mail Buckley/Charlesworth
Seeking whereabouts of, and subsequent marriage,of Florence Buckley b1882-1959 to Ernest Charlesworth prior to 1911, before she settled in Crewe.
red mail MAJOR
My Ancestors were named MAJOR and came from Haslington and Crewe
red mail Angus, Nixon, Roscoe
Looking for any details of these families who lived in monk's cppenhall in the late 19th, early 20th centuries
red mail Yapp, Monks Coppenhall
Mary Elizabeth Yapp was born in Monks Coppenhall, Crewe in 1888. Does anyone recognise her name?
red mail Hesketh family
Looking for family members related to Leslie and Doris Hesketh, who were living in Crewe about 1930
red mail Beatrice Mary LINDOP
I would be most grateful to anyone who can help me to contact Beatrice Mary Lindop, who was living at 243 Nantwich Road, Crewe, in December 1969.

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