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HYDE. It has many big industries today, from rubber to ice cream, but it was founded on cotton. A busy town with mills and factories and a maze of streets, it owes much to the benevolence of the Ashtons, who we... more
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red mail Hardy Family
Looking for any information on the Hardy family who lived at 19 Manchester Rd Hyde from approx.1881 to 1911. This address was near the corner of Water St and for some of this time was a Tinsmith shop as well.The parents were James and Eliza Hardy and they had 10 children,3girls and seven boys. James was a tinsmith and Eliza worked in the cotton mills.Some of there girls also went on to work in the mills.One of the sons possibly ran a butcher shop in Catherine St near Geroge St. When the parents passed away one of the daughters Esther Ann Hardy Lived on with her family at that address.I believe that address was eventually demolished to expand the Greencroft Mill. Any info greatly appreciated. Thanks
red mail Thomas Beswick
I am looking for details about Thomas Beswick. He was born in Buxton aprox 1855. He married Maryann Sykes in Macclesfield. I can trace him on the census to 1891, in Newton Hyde. I know he left Maryann & I can't find him at all, on any later census. I would be grateful for any help. Jane
red mail BAILEY of Spalding Lincolnshire
I'm trying to trace my Grandads family.. Big farmers in Spalding area. Think his fathers parents originated Swaffam Suffolk area? Great Grandad owned farmland in Moulton seas end & around areas... Any info would help... Thanks
red mail Cambridge/Matley/Birchall Any info on these?
Anybody got info on these families? Around Hyde, Newton? Also any info at all on Entwistle Jenney, from Stalybridge last known went to St. Peter's school, R.C. Stalybridge... ? Thanks
red mail Davenport or Davies, Hyde Cheshire
Looking for any info on Alice Ann Davies (born 1890's) or her husband Henry (Harry) Davenport (born 1892.) They emigrated to Stratford, Ontario, Canada with 2 young daughters Mary and Lilyan. They are my maternal Grandparents and I'd like to know more about what life was like for them in Hyde Cheshire before they came to Canada. Also love to find out how their families are doing now. Any help greatly appreciated. Can fill you in on how their family made out in Canada if you like, as well. Thanks so much, Chris
red mail James
looking for any information about the Jackson Family in Hyde. My great great grandfather was James Jackson, a policeman (retired in 1911). Any one know anything about him. He was married to Selina in 1901 but a widower by 1911.
Thomas Family
I am interested in any information relating to a Daniel Thomas (b. 1812, in Oldham) who married a Jane Bowker in St Michael's Ashton in 1840; and who lived with his family in Hyde from about 1840 until his death in 1883. Daniel and Jane had at least 8 children: Alfred (1840), Ann (1843), Edward (1845), Levi (1848), William (1853), Daniel (1855), Patience (1858) and Matthew (1863).
James fitton my grandad born 1892 in Hyde cheshire , he was an uncle to a Harry Fitton born abt 1888. would like to know what happened to him . Did he marry and have a family? Harrys mother could have been a MaryFitton before married name, born about 1878 Haughton Lancs England or Amy Fitton born abt 1876 Hyde Cheshire .Harrys Grandfather was a Isaac Fitton born abt 1854 Hyde. Grandmother a Mary A Lowe born Haughton Lancs. Marys occupation at 23 a Cotton spinner, and Amy at 21 a Cotton Weaver.. appreciate any help if possible thanks. Barbara.
My mother, Beatrice Alice Higgins was born in Hyde, Cheshire on 19th August 1915. Her father was George Henry Higgins, who I am told desrted his wife sometime after my mother was born. She married a John Lofthouse Gregory in 1939. She left him, presumably for my father, in the late 1940's - early 1950's. I would like to know about, or get in touch with, any surviving related members of these families: Higgins, Swindells, Gregory and Booth, also any information on my mothers early life - school, employment etc.
red mail flowery field
Hi we are children at Flowery Field Junior school requesting help with information/photos about the original Flowery field school opened in 1830 on spring gardens. Also any information about the Flowery Field area, Ashton Bros Mill or Flowery Field House. Many thanks Mrs Stanway and 5CS
red mail Swann family - Godley Hyde
Are there any descendants of William (1828) and Samuel Swann (1831)out there? Samuel was an overseer and was known as the strongest man in Britain at one time. He and his wife had 15 children.
red mail Joseph Sidebottom
I am trying to trace Joseph Sidebottom who was born in Hyde 1897/1900.He was working in Boots in Manchester in the 1930's as a barber/hairdresser.
red mail Louise Alice Mcgraw
I'm looking for info on Louise who married John Walters in the early to mid 1900's & lived in Oldham where they had 4 children. I of who was named after her brother Gordon who married Nellie & had 2 daughters Emily & Flo & lived in Hyde. Emily married a Hodgkinson & had 2 sons.
red mail Livesey
I am trying to make contact with Fred Livesey who was a Sgt.Flight Engineer in RAF Bomber Command, his Lancaster was shot down over Munich and served as a Prisoner of War in Stalag Luft 3. On his return to the UK he was promoted Warrant Officer. He lived in Peel Street Hyde before joining the RAF.
red mail Cave & Crag Club
I am trying to make contact with the members of the Cave & Crag Club established in a hut in Albert Road Hyde in 1944.The three members I recall were John Smith who later was called up as a Writer in the Royal Navy, Alan Hampson and Neville Barton who completed their National Service in the Army.I lived in Tower Street between 1927/1947.
war memorial st marys Newton
would like to find out if J Broadhurst on the war memorial ww1 in St Marys Church Newton, is my Joseph Broadhurst, One of my Gt Grandads brothers may have died in 1917 around the age of 45. Information I have is that he was a Railway Porter at the age of 27 on the 1901 census may have been still single, or married. would appreciate if any one lives near by can go into the church for me if at all possible. thanks.
Miss Pearson a piano teacher
Miss Pearson was a music teacher ,she was teaching piano lessons for 2/6d or 5 shillings I think, this was back in 1955 or around that era of time. How long she had been teaching I know not, or how long she taught children for. I think she held the music lessons at Peel St, or Great Norbury St in Hyde, around that area, not far from St. George Church. Just forgot her christian name. Would like to get in touch with her, or any of her children if she married and had children, or anyone else who knew her well, or any of her children who also had piano lessons, especially around that time frame, Appreciate any contact if possible thanks. Barbara
red mail looking for a frined
janet tayler now , maden .from higher henry st hyde in the 60 tis , then lived on talbert rood newton hyde . then moved to berwick-on-tweed . elaine can any one help me finnd my old frined .
brenda ford daughter of William ford
William ford was in the Police force I think in Ashton. He was married to my grandma Gladys Broadhurst in 1930 they lived at 93 or 95 Ashton Old road Newton Hyde. gladys was born in Nelson st Hyde in 1907. Before he married gladys, I was told he had been married before and had a daughter Brenda. William ford could have had another wife after my grandmas death in 1940, but not sure of that. Gladys also had a brother James Harrison Broadhurst born June 1903,he was known as Jimmy. he died at 5 at stockport Dec 1908. would like to find information on him from Cemetary, have had no luck. gladys is at Hyde cemetary registered in the book, no gravestone buried with williams mother name of wooly I think it was. would like to have contact with brenda where ever she may be, appreciate any info.
red mail THe Bankfield,Mottram Rd Hyde
does anybody have information on the above pub,was it a club many years ago,one of my distant relatives may have been the steward,His name was Johh Stevens,
red mail Peter wild and Richard Furness families
I am a decendent of Peter Wild who left Hyde in 1842 to emmigrate to America. I have information on him after he left Hyde but little about his life prior to leaving. He also left an older daughter called Betty behind who married a Richard Furness and I would be interested to find out more about them if anyone has any information about their family line.
red mail COATES
I am trying to find details of my grandfather John Coates. He was born in Ruabon in 1890 and married Selina Downing in 1915 in Hyde. Selina died and John remarried in 1919 to Nellie Devenport also in Hyde. I have no tace of him after that date. John also had a brother Abraham who married Lucy Holmes in 1914 in Hyde. They moved to denton and had two sons, Leonard who married Margaret Haughton in 1946 and Vincent who married Elsie Charlesworth in 1945. Has anyone any further information on these families?
red mail John Sourbuts-1851
I'm looking for anyone with info on the Sourbuts family.John married Mary Bent at St Georges Hyde,they had 3 daughters Tabitha,Annie & Ada. Tabitha married James Irwin 1914,Annie married Ernest Wilfred Nichols 1908 and Ada married Franklin Dyson. I would like to hear from anyone researching these families to compare info. Thanks
red mail unsworth
looking for information on the unsworth family who lived on sheffield road in Godley Hyde parents Thomas and Elizabeth unsworth died there in 1945
John CHEETHAM son of Ald John Cheetham
John CHEETHAM (1850-1907)son of Alderman John Cheetham of HYDE and his wife Mary (daughter of JOSIAH SMITH, bootmaker). In 1891 John Jnr was at Kensington St,Hyde, a Hat Manfacturer in the family business, then about 1902 he moved for about 4 years to Colwyn Bay, where he kept a boarding house and ran a business, then to Longsight, where he also ran a business. He died in March 1907and was buried at Hyde Chapel. His wife was Jane HIGGIN and they had children - Mary Elizabeth Cheetham (b. 1879) a Music Teacher, Lilian Cheetham(b. 1881), John (b. 1885, d.1887),Gertrude (b. 1887), Jane Higgin Cheetham,(b. 1891) and Barbara Cheetham (1897-1939) who married Ernest Slater. I should like to hear from any descendants.
red mail Gees in Hyde
Looking for information on my Gee line in Hyde. Thomas Gee and Millicent Gaskell during the 1860s through the early 1900s lived at Oldham st, Lumn Court, Lumn St and Shepley St in Hyde. They had the following Children Ann 1837,James 1839,Joseph 1841, John 1845, Edward Taylor 1846, Elizabeth 1848, Frances 1850, Civil 1853 and William 1856. Anyone have these or there descendants in their Trees would like to share information. Regards, Dave
red mail Harrison/Claydon
My grandmother Ada Harrison came from Flowery Field Hyde. She has several sisters Amelia (Milly) Alice, Anna that I know of. She married Arthur Claydon who lived in Mottram Rd area about 1919 but was originally from Buckinghamshire. Any info about either family please Margaret
red mail Newton,Hyde,Cheshire
The Bradshaw family lived around Newton for many years, around Ashton Road & Bennett Street they lived and owned several houses. Samuel worked at the Co-operative on the corner of Ashton Road & Talbot Road, he was married to Mary and they had several children. My Grandad was one of the sons. The Bradshaw's had moved up from Prestwich many years earlier living on Throstle Bank Street, probably attracted by the Cotton Mills around at the time. I am from a family branch of remaining Bradshaw's I am one of 4 still surviving and living in Newton. Hyde has seen many changes over the years.
red mail James Pugh
Looking for information on the descendants of James Pugh and Elizabeth Booth, married August 1892 at St Paul's, Werneth. They had at least two children, Ann born 1896 and Martha A born 1898. Ann possibly married Thomas Whitham Nelson in 1920 and Martha possibly married Percy Armitage in 1926.
red mail Hackney Family - Hyde, Cheshire
I'm researching my family tree. If anyone is related to the Hackney's of Hyde and Cheshire in general, (ie, Bredbury, Woodley, Stockport, Mottram) i'd love to hear from you!
red mail Gee Family
My English Gee's were from Romiley, Bredbury, Werneth and Gee Cross. I have been able to trace my direct line back to Peter Gee, who married Sarah Swindells in 1769. Please, if anyone else is researching the Gee family area, contact me, as I have quite a bit of information on this family.
red mail Mackintosh
Tracing ancestors living in Hyde area 1833-1840. Three brothers John, Joseph & James Mackintosh. Employed in cotton mill trade. Relocated to Halifax West Yorkshire and included in 1881 census.
red mail Johnston
Looking for help to fill out my tree. Can trace back to 1850 but would like to fill out with siblings and spouses. Have some which include Schofield, Davison, Hague, Walker, France
red mail Dewsnap
looking for family to fill out direct line, ie siblings, spouses etc. Can trace back to 1747. Have some spouses such as, Swindells, Taylor, Schofield.
red mail Newton Hyde Cheshire
tring to find Jean & Eric Smith lived at 2 Windermere Ave off newton hall rd back in 60's/70's, also graham mottershead used to live in Ward st hyde, any imfo appreciated
Perrin ,Marler.
John Perrin, Peter Perrin and his son Peter were pork butchers in Hyde through most of the 1800s.Betty Marler married Peter Perrin snr.Between them there were alot of children.On a recent visit to St Geoges parish in Hyde I looked fro the family tombs of both these families but the old cemetry is completely desicrated and destroyed.Would love to have some lead on one of these families.My grandmother Emma Jane was a daughter of Peter Snr and was sadly buried in St Georges cemetry. Thank you John.
red mail brooder
hi everyone, does anybody have any information on the brooder grandfather was joseph brooder b1890, his father john and mother mary all living at manchester road hyde according to the 1891 census. i do know that grandad had other brothers, but am unsure as to ages etc.i would be very grateful.
red mail Mary Appleyard, b1825, Newton
Looking for information about Mary Appleyard who married Thomas Miller at Manchester Cathedral in 1844. He was my husband's ggg grandfather. They had a son William who married Sarah Wilson and their daughter Martha Miller married David Wm Tindsley. One of Martha and David's children was Frank Tindsley who was my husband's granddad. There is an gravestone in St Thomas' Church on Lumn Road in Hyde which bears the name Appleyard. Does anyone have any information about any of this?
red mail Tindsley, Miller, Mellor, Atkinson, Knowles, Wilson
Researching my husband's family tree. Above names contained and connect with Hyde. His great grandmother was Martha Miller who married David William Tindsley. They are buried at Holy Trinity, Gee Cross. They had a son, Samuel, who died aged 13 and is buried with Martha's parents in St Thomas's on Lumn Road. The grave looks as though it is being looked after so there must be some relatives still in Hyde.
red mail Looking for links to surnames Ovens, Hadfield, Lees, Bailey, Joyce, Gregory
All of the above surnames are in my family tree have links with Hyde and most were born in Hyde. I would be pleased to hear from anyone with any of these surnames in their family tree to see if we can assist each other.
red mail Barlow & Morris
Hi, I am looking for information on James Barlow(b1902) my Grandfather. His father was Joshua Barlow (b1867) and was married to Annie. James had a brother, Oswald(b1900). James married Elizibeth Morris (b1903)in 1928 and had a number of children(Stuart,John,Inez,)James address at the time of the marriage was given as 242 High Rd, Woodley, Hyde. Elizibeths address given at the time of the marriage was 30 Brook St, Hyde. Elizibeth's father was Thomas Fielding Morris who I am also trying to find information about. Thanks Simon
red mail Rowbotham
Looking for any information prior to 1841 of John Rowbotham born in Hyde about 1811 married Sarah Wragg of Bradfield or Bradford Yorks Lived in Throstle Bank Flowery Field.
Peter Sykes JP
Peter Sykes (1830-1911)was born in Marple but as an adult later lived in Hyde.He was a Tea Dealer and became a Justice of the Peace and was a well-known Wesleyan Local Preacher for over 60 years. First wife was Louisa Longley, second wife Mary. His eldest child Esther Ann married Tom Cheetham, son of (Alderman) John Cheetham, founder of Cheetham's Hat Manufacturers.
red mail Bell,Wood
Looking for information regading Rebecca Bell 1868 in Hyde Her parents were Robert Bell 1834 Barrow-upon Humber.Mother was Mary Anne (Surname unknown) born in Godley Hyde 1841.
I am trying to trace a Christopher John Embleton, born on the 14th of November 1962 at 266 Beach Mount, Harpurhey, Manchester. Father: John Bamford Embleton, Mother: Anita Morris of 35 Oak Bank, Manchester 9. later living at 12 Bunkers Hill Road, Hattersley, Hyde, Cheshire, Urgent: please contact a.s.a.p. JOHN
red mail Hyde families 19th century
I am looking for Wild, Moors, Bussey, Barker: Schoolden, Oldham, Stott, Brierley all in Hyde 1840 to 1900 plus Booth & Henshaw who moved with Wilds to Bolton on Dearne Yorkshire in 1900's
Edmund Wild(e) SMITH,(born Gee Cross c.1837, died Hyde 1912) son of JOSIAH SMITH and his second wife Sarah (probably nee Wild). Edmund's siblings were:-Thomas, Jane, Mary, Ann, William, Elizabeth Alice,and John (who later became a JP in Hyde). Edmund was a Shoe merchant, he married Jane Cheetham, dau of Ald John CHEETHAM, Hat Manufacturer of Hyde. Edmund and Jane had children MARY ELLEN Smith, EDMUND CHARNLEY Smith,ALICE Smith and JOHN CHEETHAM Smith.Family lived many years at Charnley House, Albert Rd, Hyde and were still there in 1901. Edmund Wild Smith was Mayor of Hyde 1897-99. I should like to hear from any descendants, with a view to sharing information.
red mail shaw saville price marsden
hi lookingfor any of these names are they in your family tree lived at 60 john street any info would be brill
Clayton Family
Am seeking information on any member of the Clayton family born or living in Hyde from 1880 to the present day. I am a past resident of Gee-Cross, Hyde, but now live in South Australia.
red mail Looking For Ancestors
Hi, Do these Surnames mean anything to you? Andrews Hardy Holland Henshaw Gunning Schoolden Ward. Wild Booth Dimelow Ollerenshaw Heywood WilkinsonAshworth
Peter Perrin (1837)was a butcher in the 1870s80s. There were 4 or 5 children Peter,Emma,Alice and Joe.My grandmother was Emma and I would be very pleased if i could contact anyone from this family or having any information on them.
Searching for descendants or relatives of Alfred and Margaret Redfern nee Reeton Publicans of The Star Inn on Mottram Road, Hyde, Cheshire. UK Their children were Alline, Clarence, John & Randle.
Alderman John Cheetham
John Cheetham, born 1822 in Gatley,the son of John Cheetham and Ellen (nee Collier), moved to Hyde and founded Cheetham's Hat Manufacturers. He was twice Mayor of Hyde (1885/6 and 1886/7). he died in 1895. His children were: Jane, John, Tom, Josiah, Frederick William and Mary Ellen
red mail Eric SHEPLEY 1919-1950
Looking for relatives of Eric SHEPLEY b.1919 Hyde d.1950. Married to Hilda Firth & ? connected to Shepleys furniture business of Jackson St., Hyde.
Sidebotham - Bowker
I am searching for the decendants of William Sidebotham and Jemima Bowker. The 1881 census gives their address as 22 Old Road, Newton, Chs. They had 4 children; Alfred Charles, Harriet Elizabeth, Hannah, and Tom Bew. Tom is my grandfather. Do I have any cousins out there?
I am looking for desendants of Geofery James Lancashire and Elizabeth Marrow. Geofery was a felt hatter. They had 8 childen, James,Maria, Louisa Ann, John, Joseph B.,Elizabeth S., Frances, and Annie. In 1891 the family lived at 8 Higher Henry, Hyde. At least one son immigrated to Australia. Any information will be gratefully received.
red mail Mathew DeHyde
I am looking for any information regarding Mathew DeHyde born 1167 at Hyde,Cheshire county.Parents? Spouse? Date of death? Children?
FENWICK, in Cheshire
My great grand father was Edmund Fenwick, and there is evidence he was born in HYDE, Cheshire, in 1853. His father was Aaron Fenwick (Finnick?) born 1832, probably in Bingley, Yorkshire. However HIS father was William Fenwick, born Hyde, 1801. William died in Keighley, Yorkshire in 1881, so the family popped across the borders quite frequently. William apparently married Mary RAGG, born 1801 in Hyde. Their son Aaron married Sarah Lee TOW, born about 1828 in Newton Heath, Lancashire. She married Aaron 25th April, 1852 in Newton Heath, Lancashire. However they had daughter Bertha Fenwick in Cheshire in 1852, William Fenwick in Cheshire in 1858, (who married Emily unknown, born Cheshire 1859). Edmund, born in 1853,also back in Hyde. If you feel you might have a connection with the above, I would love to hear from you.
red mail pinkerton
hi,i,m looking for any info on the pinkerton family esp james who married a jessermine nuttall about1780,i believe he was born in gloustershire but may have moved up here with his family,can anyone access an earlier census or anything i would realy app finding his fathers name. thanks carole
red mail Challenor
I am researching the family of Richard Challenor and Elizabeth Daniels. They had three children Mary (1856), Simeon (1858) and Enoch (1859). Richard was born in Staffordshire and Elizabeth in Poynton. They lived at Bennett St Newton, in the 1880's.
red mail BARTRAM
I am looking for any information on the Bartram family especially family of James Bartram and Emma Warren who lived in Queen St Hyde.
red mail Morecroft Holt Hyde
Looking for any interested parties of the Morecroft or Moorcroft family of Hyde in the late 1800's and 1900's. Descendents of William Morecroft and Eliz Holt Morecroft m 1797. Living at Heaton Norris Stockport Cheshire.I am trying to prove the line to the Hyde & Dukinfield Morecrofts.
red mail Barlow, Glasse, Nickels
Trying to trace relatives of W BARLOW, (b circa 1820), married to a Spanish lady, surname GLASSE, who had a son William BARLOW, (b circa 1855) who then married unknown lady, producing George Frederick BARLOW, (b 1889, d 1963), a master bricklayer, who married Annie NICKELS (b 1885, d 1970), one of three daughters and two sons, who then delivered two daughters, Ethel (b 1914, d 1999), and Ada (b 1920, d 1970).
red mail Barlow, Bean, Booth, Carmichael, Chadwick, Crawshaw, Crompton, Davenport, Davies, Dore, Elstrip, French, Glasse, Gower, Hall, McDiarmid, Meschia, Mullard, Nickels, Nuttall, Ovens, Parker, Parle, Proctor, Rose, Scragg, Sellers, Storah, Webb, Whitehead, Wi
Do any of these SURNAMES ring a bell ? Can you match any ? Mainly from North West area ( Manchester and area ). If so, can you help me, or can I help you ? Dates go back to around 1830's. Over 400 individuals currently on tree, with many more names not known. All contacts considered even if eventually fruitless. ( This is NOT a 'search' site as such, so please be reasonably genuine ).
red mail Parker, Crawshaw
Looking for connections with Frederick William Parker (b 26/09/1891), and Minnie Crawshaw (d 07/03/1966), who were married, and living at 6 Shore Drive, Port Sunlight, around 1920. Had 4 sons and 1 daughter. Moved to Hyde later as coal merchant. More concerned with tracing the Crawshaw line, although any help gratefully accepted. (See profile for FULL surname list)
red mail Oldham
Looking for details of James Oldham, married Elizabeth (Betty) Redfern, Stockport, 15/5/1804, buried Hyde, St. George's, 5/5/1843. Possibly born 1778. Son Levi born Hyde, 1824, married Amelia Walker, Hull, 2/3/1850
Samuel Hogg
Samuel Hogg was born approx 1831 at Hyde Cheshire, and joined the Royal Marines. He became a bandsman, and was stationed at the Royal Marine Barracks Stonehouse(now part of Plymouth).He married Elizabeth Jane ? possibly Braund. In 1881 he was knownto have been at Dartmouth on duty at HMS Brittania - the Royal Naval Officers College, and it is believed that he was killed in the Great Blizzard of 1891. Any information on this man or his family would be welcome,

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