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red mail Baker
I'm looking for Lesley Baker, last known address Tythering, Macclesfield. Her family lived in Macclesfield as well. If anybody can help I'll be very grateful.
red mail Parrot Family Langley
Hi my great grandma was called Jessie Helen Parrot, prior to marrying my great grandfather George Bennett of Mill Lane Macclesfield. George Bennett was a Master Painter and Decorator and Jessie live at Langley Hall prior to marrying my great grandfather. I'm looking for any living relatives of either of my great grandparents. We have a family grave in Sutton St James. I know my great great grandfather was William Parrot, the Town Clerk for Macclesfield in 1800's.
red mail Moss
Thomas MOSS was born about 1818/1819 working back from his 13th August 1838, Marriage Certificate to an Eliza Royle, at the Parish Church Eccles, both were minors, Silk Weaver and Silk piecer presumably at the same Mill. Both were living in the same building complex according to the 1831 Census. His father Joseph was a Silk weaver also. Eliza's father James was a tailor. Eliza (we think) had a illegitimate son in 1836 because he shows in the 1841 Census, at the Royle household and then in the Census 1851 with the Moss family then emigrating to Australia in 1852. Thomas gains employment with the Police force in Penrith in New south Wales within 6 months of arriving in Sydney December 1852.Retired approximately 1874 and returns to England to 119 Hatton Street Macclesfield according to the 1881 census dying of Prostrate cancer at 15 Back Paradise street Macklesfield in August 1888.
red mail Thomas Bayley
Im looking for my family,Thomas Bayley(great great grandfather)b 1821 Macclesfield Cheshire.Married to a Sarah Prosser(nee Jackson) b 1815 Macclesfield Cheshire.Sarah was married previously to a John Prosser.He died in 1848,in his 30's.Thomas & Sarah immigrated to Nelson, New Zealand.Both died their, in 1902 July 20th(Thomas)in 1901 feb 3rd(Sarah).Looking for Thomas parents,possible father John?Mother unknown?Also if their son was Edward (my great grandfather), or was Edward a son of John & Sarah Prosser's, adopted by Thomas Bayley & Sarah?.Any information or photos will be greatly appreciated.Steve.
red mail Emily Ann Trelfa of Macclesfield
I am trying to ascertain parents of Emily Ann Trelfa born 1849 in Macclesfield. She married Edward Potts in 1867. They lived in Crompton Road Macclesfield until her death in 1879. Many thanks for any info.
red mail stubbs leek macclesfield 1700's
Looking for details of William and elizabeth stubbs who were in leek staffordshire by 1816 and until 1819.I loose track after that Their son richard was an innkeeper in the macclesfield area, and I think this is maybe where the stubbs side of the family came from. I would love to find out when and where william and elizabeth married
red mail James Gregory
I am researching Gertrude Gregory nee Cardey born 1892 West Mersea near Colchester Essex. Mother of the above who moved to Macclesfield when married about 1920.
red mail edward and emily connor
I am trying to find out more about my grandfather edward connor the father of my dad (william connor born 1918 )They lived in King Edward Street and had 13 children my grandfather would have gone to St Albans Catholic Church,and my grandmothers maiden name was Jeffries (a local family).I am lead to believe that my grandfathers family originated from Ireland and this is the branch of the family i would like to find out more about.Please can anyone get me started or advise .I live in spain at the moment so any research at the moment would have to be long distance
red mail Bertha Harvey, Macclesfield
I'm looking for any information on a Bertha Harvey, who died in Macclesfield in 1976 aged around 86. I think she was unmarried. She was the sister of John James Harvey who died in the 1940's. thanks, John
red mail Barlow Family
I am seeking the family of John Barlow, Engineer who was born 18th. November 1810. & Christened at St Michaels C of E. He was a son of Moses & Lucy Barlow. He married Betty, & they had 2 children, Following the death of Betty he moved to Crook Log Bushey, Herts where he had children Emma b.1835,John b. 1837, Charles b. 1838, Lucy, b. 1839, & James b.1842. He married Susannah Judge from Tring, Herts on Dec. 1849. Susannah's parents were William & Mary Judge. Son Charles migrated to Australia in 1857 and married Ann Little at Toowoomba Qld. 10th Jan. 1863.
red mail Ortelli Macclesfield
I am trying to find evidence of an Italian maker of barometers established in Macclesfield around 1795-1815. The "Evidence" that currently exists is the form of several barometers of this period that are signed "Ortelly Macclesfield" or "Ortelli & Co Macclesfield", and similar variations on that theme - but nothing supports the logical assumption that one or more of Ortellis (well known in London and Oxford) had a presence in Macclesfield. They came to England towards the end of the 18th Century, from the Lake Como region of N, Italy and also from the Italian-Austrian border region.Many thanks. Jean
red mail Hodkinson
I am looking for the baptism of Elizabeth Hodkinson who married Samuel Higginbotham in St Peter's Prestbury in 1826. According to the censuses she was born in Macclesfield around 1810. Thank you.
Cuckoospit Hill??
Thanks to Pauline for putting me right...Cuckstoolpit Hill. By wonder of Google I see there are only new houses there now. It was interesting to view the real place, but does anyone know of a pub/inn there in 1901? My rel is given as Inn Keeper at number 31, but no name to the Inn.
red mail James Henry Ray/Collinge
I have a distant relative who died in the 1950s and the death certificate gives his name as James Henry Ray aka Collinge. Does anyone have any info on him, please.
red mail Macclesfield - Street name changes?
I am looking for confirmation about a street called "Fountain Street, Sutton, Macclesfield" in the 1851,1861,1871,1881,1891,1901 Census data. Is this still called Fountain Street or did it change name, possibly to Coronation Street? If it did change name, when did this happen?
red mail Wrigg
I am looking for any information on the Wrigg family from Macclesfield from 1800 on. Also associated families by the name of Steele and Southern. Many of the Wrigg family were christened, married and buried at St Michaels and also Christ Church in Macclesfield.
red mail High Bank,Whirley, Macclesfield
between the Wars my grandparents lived at"High Bank, Whirley, Macclesfield" before I can even start to try and locate the house I need to know where Whirley is/was. My Mother lived in Prestbury so i suppose that it is on that side of Macclesfield but any clues would be welcome.
Looking for information on the Bullock Family of Presbury, near Macclesfield. JOSEPH BULLOCK(1839) & wife JANE(1833) were born in Presbury, and probably married locally. Their two sons ALFRED BULLOCK (1856) and WALTER BULLOCK(1859) were also born in Presbury. The family moved to Crompton, Oldham pre-1871.
red mail Bullocks of Macclesfield
Looking for information on ALFRED BULLOCK, born in Macclesfield in 1855/56; and his father JOSEPH BULLOCK, also from Macclesfield. Joseph & Alfred (& family?), had moved to Shaw/Crompton, near Oldham by the late 1860's. Alfred married MARY ANN FITTON in June 1879, at High Crompton, Oldham. ALFRED BULLOCK died in March 1923
red mail Potts, Sims
Looking for information about Potts family or descendants. They lived Mutlow, Marton, Macclesfield area in late 1800's. Peter Potts had wife Charlotte, mother Mary Anne Sims, and children: John, Mary Anne, Maud, Anne, Thomas Sims, Peter, Frank, Arthur, Charles Edward.
James Thomas FINDLOW born 1855 Flash, Quarnford. Mother Rebecca FINDLOW. James Thomas married Mary Jane CARNES* at St James' Sutton in 1874 they had 4 living sons - James - John - Albert - George William . The parents of Mary Jayne were emigrees from Galway, Ireland. * various spellings for CARNES appear in historic family documents ! Any info would be gratefully received
red mail Wragge Family
William Wragge married Alice Jackson in Macclesfield. Looking for birth records of one of their sons, Walter Noel Wragge born 1849. Other sibling records have been found. Siblings were Frances Mary, Alfred Davies, Edmund, Horatio, William, Cassandra, Oswald, and Agnes Rebecca.
red mail Mary Ann Green
My great, great aunt Mary Ann Gorton married Samuel Nield green in 1883 in Macclesfield. So far I have not been able to trace her since this date or any relatives. Any information would be appreciated
red mail Robinson's
Has anyone ANY information on a family of Robinson's (John & Mary) at Exchange Street, Macclesfield around 15th March in 1855? Just trying to establish why one of my relatives was born there and not in Nottingham where the rest of his siblings were born. Thanks Tony
red mail Leathers Smithy Cottages Clarkes Lane Langley
Who owned Leathers Smithy Cottages in 1891? Was it Frederick WARD, then aged 25?
red mail Eddisbury Farm Macclesfield
Who owned Eddisbury Farm in 1871? Was it Charles SALT, then aged 53? Was this the site of the current Eddisbury Farm Cottages?
red mail Macclesfield Pub Weavers and Printers Arms 1895
In 1895, Frederick WARD and Rosanna FYTTON/FITTON, owners of above publichouse (also known as New Inn), signed a tenancy agreement with John WILLIAMSON. In 1896, the owners then sold the same pub to Justun JODDRELL. When did they buy the pub, where was it situated (?Bank St?), does it still exist under some other name?
red mail Jackson's of Macclesfield
MyGtGtGT Grandfather was Samuel Jackson he was married to Elizabeth Selmon( Salmon) in Prestbury I am trying to trace his son's birth or christening Levi who was born in 1825-26 in Maccelsfield we think. Elizabeth sailed to New Zealand with all her children, 2 daughter in laws and two grandchildren But Samuel did not arrive. She was listed as head of the house in 1851 census I think I found Samuel in Sutton as a lodger. She was listed 2 months later as a widow on the shipping logs but have found no deaths for Samuel. Would love to find out what happened to him. He was charged with manslaughter around 1846 but was found not guilty. She remarried in New Zealand and her second husband she said was a drunk like her first any help apprecited in finding him Last known address macclesfield
red mail cook family
further to my last request . david cook was the son of dorothy cotterill and reginald cook. the other children were geoffrey, linda ,margaret ,and gillian. can anyone give me any information on this family.
red mail WARD, Frederick - Macclesfield
Frederick WARD was aged 35 and living at 50 Pitt St Macclesfield in 1901. He was a grocer assistant for a Tea Merchant. He and his wife Margaret had 6 children: George (12), Lillian (10), Beatrice (9), Frederick (7, Rosa (2) and Harold (7 months) at the time of the 1901 Census. I'm looking for any information.
red mail Malkin
I am looking for any information on the Malkin family - Edwin, Jessie, Hilda, Annie, Elsie, Edwin, Colin, Leslie - living in Macclesfield
Does anyone have any info on this 'school'? A child of 'mine' was here in 1881 - it appears that his parents had split up and for reasons of non-care or drifting into crime children were sent to these places, to give them a 'future'. Sadly there is no further trace of him post 1881 - but would like to know if the records that the Cheshire records office give any valuable info. (as would have to pay for them - I live too far away to do the search myself). Thanks for reading.
red mail fittons
i am looking for info on henry fitton born 1806 possibly rainow his sibling, parents/grandparents, in fact anything relating to the fittons back to 1600 thanks robert
red mail Frost/Oldfield Family Macclesfield Silk Manufacturers.
George Frost 1794 & Sarah Heyman 1790 children George, Elizabeth, Elijah, Edmund,Nathan and William. William went on to own the Silk Factory which operated till about 1964. My line is from Elijah. Would like to know more aout Elizabeth and Nathan.
red mail looking for grandmother
Does anybody have any information, on Elizabeth Kenyon, nee LUNT. She married John Kenyon somewhere around 1911, in West Derby area of Liverpool. They had four children, Ernest, Alfred, Louise and Stanley. Alfred and Stanley, both moved to America in the 1950's. Ernest Kenyon married Margeret Mcnee in 1948,who are my parents, but unfotunatly my father passed away in 1964, and my mother does not have any information on Elizabeth Lunt.
red mail looking for twin
Does anyone know of, or have known Lucy Gregory born in Macclesfield on the 23rd March 1931, Her mothers name was Annie Gregory,nee Clayton. Her fathers Name was Andrew Gregory. It's quite possible she doesn' t realise that she was a twin. I can't find any trace of her after her birth registration. She was not brought up with her twin sister Ena, perhaps she died in infancy, or she was adopted out. Maybe a relative took her in. I hope someone reconises the name, thankyou
red mail Arrowsmith family
Thomas and Ann (nee Booth) Arrowsmith lived at Watercotes in the early 1800s and had a son John who as a small boy went to live in Manchester with his uncle William Chappell and aunt (originally from Bosley). John became an iron moulder and remained in Manchester. If anyone has any information on any of these I would be pleased to hear.
red mail Jarvis
I am looking for some advice and relitives of James Jarvis (1862/65). His father was William Jarvis and his wife was Sarah Jarvis (1868 nee Wood from Mottram St Andrew)he lived at Whirley Rd then at Klondyke, they had 13 children, Jake, Alice, Arthur, Frances, Harry, Lily, Owen, Albert, Annie, Nellie (my Grandmother), Frank, Ada and Agnes. I am trying to find out where James came from, it is recorded as Macclesfield on the 1891 and 1901 census, birth year 1862, death and marriage certificates confirm this date but I can't find a birth record for him in Macclesfield. The new 1911 census filled in by James records his age as 46 therefore born 1865, there is a Jarvis family living in Station St in 1871 with a James born 1865 which could be a match. Does anyone have any information or suggestions on where I go from here?
red mail Ann Rigby
I am searching for the Rigby family, silk workers from Macclesfield. Ann Rigby (father Philip) married Samuel Braddock in 1839 Prestbury. I have lots of information on the Braddocks but not much on the parents of Ann.
red mail Macclesfield - Rosanna Salt/Ward/Fitton
Rosanna SALT was born in 1829 and married George WARD in 1855. They had 5 children. Ater the death of George circa 1870, Rosanna married the widower Thomas FYTTON/FITTON in 1872. Rosanna FITTON died aged 80 in 1909 in Sutton. She had been a shopkeeper in Fountain St for all of her adult life. This is the 100th anniversary year of her death and I would like some details of where she is buried. Can anyone help?
red mail Macclesfield - BRADLEY family
Henry BRADLEY and Sarah Ann HANSON both born circa 1842 married in 1861. They lived in Rainow and Henry was a slate merchant. By 1881 they were living in Macclesfield. They had 3 children: Charles (b.1862? in Kerridge); Harry (b.1865 in Rainow); Leonora (b.1867 in Macclesfield). Charles married Mary-Jane WARD (b.1862?) in 1881. Charles and his family emigrated to Australia circa 1885, along with his sister Leonora. Seeking information on any of these people and especially the parents of Henry BRADLEY and Sarah Ann HANSON.
red mail Macclesfield - Matthew SALT
Matthew SALT was born circa 1793 in Alton, Staffordshire. He married a Mary HANDLEY in 1817 at St. Michael's, Stone, Staffordshire. They moved to Macclesfield and had 6 children (John, James, Charles, Sarah, Elizabeth and Rosanna). Mary died in 1833 and Matthew remarried to a Jane WARD/WYCH in 1844. Matthew was a Provision Dealer and his wife Jane carried on that profession in Fountain St after his death in 1852. According to his Will, two of his daughters have married and become Sarah HURST and Elizabeth TATTON. The sons were farmers. I'm interested in family details of first wife Mary.
red mail graves
Have been looking for graves for the Wood family in Macclesfield and Congleton without much success can anybody tell me if there is some kind of graveyard register that could help
red mail rowland charles gardiner
rowland was a brickmaker around 1780 to 1830,had a brother named daniel,also property in watergate/newgate area/had a son named john (farmer) believed had more than one wife and children
red mail Jackson Margaret,Olive and Esther
I'm looking for information about three sisters. Esther married John William Duffield. Ester lived for sometime in Macclessfield . John was born there in c.1902. They married in the late 30s early 40s had one son. They later moved to Loughborough/ Leicestershire. John died around 1978 ,Esther died a little earlier. Olive looked after their affairs. I would like to know what happened to the other sisters.
red mail hurst
i am looking for hursts in macclesfield i have got my grandad frank hurst my g grandad john henry hurst born about 1867 and his father who was also called john hurst born about 1824 he was a widower. if anyone has any info i would be very grateful
can anyone help. im trying to trace any relatives to the above named person. he was killed ANZIO JANUARY 22ND 1944. we know he was married, and they had a child. any information received will be appreciated. John Williams was my half brother.
I am looking for my grandfather Joseph Hardiman who was born in Longborough in Gloucestershire in 1860 and died in Cleethorpes in Lincolnshire in 1938. I was informed that at one time he lived in Macclesfield. I would be grateful for any help Pat
red mail family tree
looking for parents samual west who married angelina thompson aprox 1863 they had 8 siblings all born between 1863 & 1879 names: sarah, harriet, mary, angelina, alice, elizebeth, samual, henry. any would be gratefully aprecated
red mail Looking for Baker
My Ancestor James Baker lived in Macclesfield with his family, he was born 1803, married Elizabeth Ellison. They had 9 children some of who were silk workers according to the 1851 census. They lived in 131 Pearce st at the time of the census. My G.Grandfather Jonathon 1 of the children emigrated to New Zealand in 1863 on the Lancashire Witch. Any info if any one knows anything would be great. Vicki
red mail Andrew Gregory
I am looking for my 3xgt grandfather,ANDREW GREGORY, born in Woreslow Stafford in 1795.He moved to Macclesfield, but I don't know when,His wife's name was edner(thats the way its spelt on the1851 census)and as far as I know only had one daughter Elizabeth.In the later census of 1871 Elizabeth is living with her father Andrew who was then widowed, still with her maiden name of Gregory, but now has two children John and Sarah Ann, I cann't find any evidence of her being married.If she never got married, it must of been a big scandal,in those days.
red mail francis clayton
looking for 3xgt grandfather, Francis Clayton born 1843. in macclesfield.His wife name was Elizabeth,(I don't have a surname).On the 1871 census, he was,26 his wife was 40 much older than him,they had 2 sons, William(my 2xgt grandfather), and John. I can't find out who his father was, or any marriage date of Francis and Elizabeth.Is Francis Clayton mentioned in your tree? or what happened to John Clayton.
red mail Hunt
I am looking for Jonathan W. Hunt and his wife Jane Cannally and daughters Ellen and Emily all of Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. Ellen was born 26 January 1871, and her mother was born about 1853. I can find no additional information. If you have information, please let me know. Allen
red mail plant
searching for descendants of Elizabeth Plant b 1820 married William Bradbury Robinson in 1842 in Maccesfield, elizabeth had a daughter named Emily in 1850 and she married Thomas Jones in 1868 in Macclesfield like to hear drom any descendant.
france, baker
I am trying to find information on John France who married Emma Baker. Emma Baker was the daughter of Benjamin Baker. John and Emma had a daughter Emma (my grandmother) born June 5, 1873.
red mail looking for ancestors
looking for ancestors of my mother ena jenkinson nee gregory she was born in macclesfield, in 1931, to an andrew gregory, and annie gregory nee clayton, my mother always said, that her father died during the war,but i can't find any records of this.also her mother was supposed to have died late 1940's,but can't find any records for this all seems rather vague, and my mother is no longer alive to ask.
red mail James Allen (b 1811 abt)
I am looking for info about the family of James Allen from Macclesfield. He was a silk manufacturer who later moved to London and became a publican. He had a double life, having a legitimate wife and family but also fathering three sons with Betty Fitchett whilst married with children elsewhere. I am happy to share he info I have so far.
red mail Haye
seeking any relatives of the Haye families, who lived in Macclesfield circa 1860 to ? present. Residences in Pool St & Cross St. Last remembered relative was Marion and ? Gordon. My mother was Lucy Winifred.
red mail Researching Campbell Family
Need details of Edward Campbell - born Macclesfield c.1801 died Stockport 1847. Married Mary Clough of Hope Green in c.1825
red mail Skaife, Balmfirth, Balmforth, Scaife
We are descended from Robert Skaife who married Martha Balmfirth c. 1866 (later emigrating to Canada) and are looking for other relatives interested in sharing. We believe he was one of the sons of Michael and Hannah Skaife of Westmorland.
red mail Charles PLANT
Charles Plant, born c 1822,transported to Van Diemans Land, 1843,married Helen Boyne in Melbourne,Victoria, AUSTRALIA, in 1852 were my Great Great Grandparents, would be delighted to know more in regard to Charles parents.
Seeking information on the family of DANIEL O'KEEFE, and MARY GOLEY. Their oldest son; DANIEL JOSEPH O'KEEFE, (my Great Grandfather), was born 04 Mar 1863, on BRUNSWICK STREET, in Macclesfield, Chester. He was baptized at St. Alban's Roman Catholic Church. Possibly, they were married there as well???? Later would come siblings JOHN O'KEEFE,(Abt. 1867), and sister MARY O'KEEFFE, (Abt. 1869), before relocating to LIVERY STREET, Manchester. The 2G Grandfather Daniel O'Keeffe, was a taylor by trade, but took in many boarders. His son, (my 1G Grandfather Daniel O'Keeffe), was a watchmaker apprentice. Later still, 1G would emigrate to Long Island, New York, USA. His new bride MARY ANNE MELIA, would follow in 2 years with their young son; DANIEL JOSEPH O'KEEFE, JR, (my grandfather). I would love to hear from all. Mary
red mail Mary Hannah Plant and John Barber
I am trying to find out more about my ancestors, Mary (Hannah) Plant (born 1864 in Henbury) I believe, who married a John Barber, of Macclesfield, Cheshire. They were married in Sheffield Cathedral, but I don't have that date. Did they have connections in the church? He was a silk weaver. I am also interested in finding out more about Joseph France born in Cheshire on Dec 15, 1862, and also his mother, Alice France. She did not raise him so he may have been illigitimate. Where did she go and who did she marry? The Joseph France above was raised by an uncle of the same name. he worked as a baker but then went in to banking.
red mail Bailey,William
Does anybody have any information on a pork butchers in macclesfield owned by William Bailey, I think he was from bollington origionaly. I think the butchers was on the corner of row street coming on to mill street. there is a subway butty shop there now. if anybody remembers this is was around 1940s to 1950s or even before.
red mail Brian
Researching the family Brian of Macclesfield, Cheshire.George Brian born Stapeley,Cheshire 1821 died Macclesfield 1888, married Sarah Ankey, born Audlem, Cheshire 1822 they had six childeren one of which Emma was my grandmother who died Preston, Lancashire December 1 1910.Happy to communicate with persons following the same family lines.
red mail Arthur Newbold
Looking for descendants of the Rev. Arthur george Stonehewer Newbold, born circa 1810 in Macclesfield. He was married and had a daughter.
red mail Francis Newbold
Looking for descendants the Rev. Dr Francis Stonehewer Newbold, born Macclesfield c. 1800, died 1876 in Cookham, Berkshire, and Martha Lawley who he married in 1843
red mail Swindells and Corbishley
Cousins Davis and William Swindells convicted at Chester Assizes 1835 and sent to Australia on Lady Nugent for petty crime. sometimes Davis referred as David. My g.grandparent was Swindells, married Corbishley. Trying to find what happened in Australia to Davis and William, or any prior information.
red mail Simpson
Information needed re: James Simpson, Joseph Simpson and their parents Robert Simpson and Elizabeth (maiden name unknown). Born 1800's. Robert, James and Joseph born in Newton, Prestbury and Elizabeth born in Styal. In later years James lived in Macclesfield. Nothing known of Robert, Elizabeth and Joseph.
red mail Hulley/Hooley/Howley families
I am researching the above families in the Rainow and Macclesfield areas and have published a booklet covering several family trees, one of which goes back to 1488. I welcome all enquiries about Hulley, Hooley and Howley families and would welcome any information from other researchers.
red mail Arthur Family
The family lived in Macclesfield Cheshire Charles Arthur (B 1845 ? where Staffordhire) but later married Jane Porter (father was John a shepherd) January, 1884 They later lived Billinge, Lancashire
red mail bramall family
I am reasearching my ancestors and traced them to Macclesfield my gt,gt,gt grandfarther was edward Bramall born 1801 married a susanah smith I think and they both lived to be in their eighties,I have traced my gt gt grandfarther John Bramall born 1829 married a Eliza Redfern who went on to marry a James Wright around1861 I can not find any records of John bramalls death which would enble Eliza to re marry also John had siblings Robert 1827,sarah,1831and mrath 1841 not sure if this should be maratha can any one help with these names and what happened to them regards Jane
Am interested in any information re William Cundiff, born 1857 and residing 64 Pitt Street in 1884
red mail Smith and Hodges Families
Looking for links to James Smith married Mary Hodges c 1824 and Haanah Hodges married John Smith C 1824 in Prestbury Cheshire and moved to Macclesfield around 1830
Lokking for Sheila Margaret Potts born Macclesfield 1925, married name is Bennett. Sheila is the daughter of Ernest and Nellie Potts nee Gorton. She may have a son named Clive or Frederick. Also looking for Kenneth Potts her brother born Macclesfield 1923.
red mail Plant family - Macclesfield
Charles Plant born approx. 1822 to James and Mary Plant. Siblings include William, Samuel, Eliza, Charlotte. Family lived at Duke Street, per 1841 and 1861 census. Many were silk weavers. Charles transported to Van Diemen's Land 1843. William possibly also transported. Any information on this family and/or life in Macclesfield and silk weaving appreciated.
red mail Dewison-Such, Moulton
1891 census RG12/2841 folio 18 page 11: Charles Such 26, married to Martha A., living 65 Regent St., Moulton, Northwich. Dewison family living next door - Sarah A. age 16, salt packer. 1901 census RG13/3344 foilio 46 page 31 Charles R. Such age 37, wife Sarah A. age 26. Children Lawrence 9, Muncie 4, Albert 1.
red mail Born in Macclesfield 02
1951 census H.O. 107/2160. Bakers: James 1803, Elizabeth 1811. Children: Martha 1830,George 1834, Mary 1837,Anne 1839, Harriet 1841, Johnathan 1843, Hannah 1845, Emma 1847, Eliza 1849. Living Macclesfield, 131 Pearce Street. James occupation; Lawyer. All born in Macclesfield.
red mail Stanley family Macclesfield
Looking my grandfather and for other descendants of: Peter Stanley/Mary Stanley nee Draper Children. William Stanley. Born 1836. Sarah Ann Stanley Born 1837 Edward James Stanley. Born 1839 Alfred Stanley. Born 1842 Eliza Stanley. Born 1846 Peter W Stanley. Born 1849 Mary Stanley. Born 1851 Charles Henry. Born 1854 Families lived at Pownall Street. Cumberland Street and Coare Street. Frank
red mail Silk worker
My greatx4 grandpa Thomas Braddock was a silk pattern designer in 1840. His son Samuel was a tailor in 1850 and married Ann Rigby in 1839. Samuel's daughter Mary was my greatx2 grandma , she married Benjamin Holdsworth in 1867. Any connections would be welcome.
John Hunt
John Hunt b abt 1811 gives information on a census that he was born in Macclesfield.anyone researching the Hunt family with a missing John please?
red mail Dewison
hi any info on Dewison family much appreciated, they were basket makers by trade, have found a few but would like any info to help with search, Sarah Dewison was my gr,gr, grandmother she married Charles Such and they moved to Moulton in Cheshire. thanks
red mail Timmins Family
The Timmins family lived at 33 Parsonage Street, MacClesfield, Cheshire. Felix and Mary Timmins were born abt 1800 in Ireland. They lived most of their life in Mcclesfield and worked in the Silk industry. Children were Ann 1847, Edward 1845, James 1828, John 1839, Mary Ann 1843, Sarah, Andrew 1841 (my g grandfather)& Hannah 1835. Any information about them will be appreciated
red mail Thomas Lancaster C1850
I am trying to verify the parents of Thomas Lancaster born approx 1850 in either Macclesfield or Biddulph. He married Ellen Bailey (Bayley) on 12/2/1872 and had a least one daughter Hannah (my great grandmother) born 1874. Thomas's trail has been difficult to follow as, depending on which census you look at, his birth is from 1846 to 1852 !! he also appears to be unsure where he was born as the early census give him as Macclesfield and the 1901 as Biddulph. Unfortunately the discrepancies mean there are two possibilities for his parents. Any information which could give more information would be grately appreciated.
red mail Upton families at Macclesfield
Contact sought with anyone researching these, especially John and Ann (Nancy) Upton and their children born between, approximately, 1800-1812. John Upton's occupation was a 'Hatter'. Ann / Nancy Upton's maiden name may have be Salt (or Salte or other spelling variation) or that may have been the maiden name of John Upton's mother as one of John and Nancy's sons was named Samuel Salt/e Upton.
red mail Yvonne Wood born C1953
I am seeking information on the whereabouts of Yvonne Wood believed to have been born in Macclesfield. She was the child of Charles Leslie and Mary Wood (nee Mulally). Lived in the Buxton Road area of Macclesfield in 1956 with parents and baby sister Evelyn. Charles went to prison around this time and Mary took Yvonne to the Manchester area leaving Evelyn in Macclesfield to be fostered out. Nothing is known about Charles, Mary or Yvonne after 1958 when Mary disappeared with Yvonne. Mary was Irish so possible she went home. Evelyn would love to hear from her/them and any information would be gratefully received.
red mail John & Lizzie Gibbons born 1893-1905
I am looking for information on John and Lizzie (possible Elizabeth, Eliza) Gibbons believed to have been born in Stockport workhouse around the turn of the century but raised in Macclesfield. They are the siblings of my grandfather Charles Gibbons (born 1895) and the children of Mary Ann Gibbons. It is known that John lodged with my grandfather in the bank street area of Macclesfield until grandmother died in 1926. Charles died in 1936 aged 40 and nothing more has been known about John from that time. It is believed that lizzie moved to Hyde but this is unconfirmed. Any information gratefully received.
red mail David Hodkinson 1816-1846
I am looking for child/siblings/parents of David Hodkinson born 1816 in Macclesfield. David married Ann Spencer in 1844 and died in an accident at his work (Gas Board) when he was just thirty. I know they had at least one child William (my great grandddad), and that there might have been a daughter too. It is possible that David's father was William too and I am sure there would have been siblings to David but there are so many Hodkinsons in Macclesfield without positive connections it is impossible to guess. Any info gratefully received. We know that David's widow Anne remarried in 1864, James Jolley.
Macclesfield History
There is a book written about Macclesfield titled 'Portrait of Macclesfield' written by Doug Pickford.
Looking for descendants of HARRIET ANN BURGESS and JOHN WILLIAM MILLWARD married 1891 Macclesfield children GERTRUDE who married WILLIAM MITCHELL 1919 and SARAH JANE who married WILFRED VIGRASS 1921. Also Looking for descendants of JOHN HENRY LOCKETT b1877.
red mail Bennett Family
Searching for Jesse and Maria Bennett of Macclesfield Jesse born 1802, Maria Turnock born 1807, children Lavinia1833, Maria louisa 1835, William1837, I think this could be my family would anyone have any info please
red mail Mary Buckley m HENRY SHORT
Trying to find the marriage of Mary Buckley and Henry Short who we believe married in about 1898 in England this being his second marriage. We don't know whom he married first. We believe he had 5 children to the first marriage and 5 in the second marriage. If anyone can help with either of these marriages please do. We have the childrens names if interested. Mary buckleys parents were Daniel and Margaret Buckley both from Cork Ireland. Mary was born in Whitechapel.
I am hoping for the descendents of Eliza Pickerill, born 1855, Staffordshire and Thomas Beckett Johnson (born 1852 Malpas) who married in Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire in 1872, to contact me. They had eight children all born in Macclesfield, Harry, Amy, George, Emily, Tom, John, Matthew and Hugh (my Grandfather who migrated to Australia with Matthew).
red mail Twemlow
Looking for the marriage records of a Richard Twemlow 1805 who married Anne 1802 sometime between 1823 and 1837. Have you come across them? Thanx muchly
red mail rhodes family name
looking for any relatives out there who may belong to the rhodes of macclesfield from 1800. me gggrandfather was william rhodes b 1817 married margaret cundee b 1817 from ireland. they had a son thomas b1859 in birkenhead so i assume they moved to birkenhead early 1800. love to find any more relatives from the macclesfield side and where they moved to.
red mail birchenough/cobhams
Im researching the Birchenough family from Cheshire. Particulary looking for Ralph Birchenough who married Mary Oakes in 1806. Looking his Birth/death etc. I am also interested in the Cobhams from the same area.
red mail Frederick & Martha Stanway
Trying to find out about my grandparents Fred & Martha. I believe both were born in Macclesfield. They married in Macclesfield in 1913 & lived on King St. Freds parents were John Thomas Stanway & Annie Jane Holt, Martha's father was called William Foster.As both my parents are deceased i would be grateful for any help in tracing my family history.
message from charles dickens usa. I have 2 pictures circa 1927 of young ladies MONAand IRENE and a picture of st albans church,the names harry clements and edwin hitchen are with these photos .anyone with association to this message contact me iam john in DEAL KENT
red mail Smith, James
Anyone have any information on James Smith butcher,married to Harriet Knight. They lived at 235 Hurdsfield Rd., Macclesfield. I know they had 1 daughter Mary Ann. Thanks in advance.
red mail GARDNER
My great grandfather was WILLIAM JAMES GARDNER and was born in macclesfield 6th sept 1864 to JAMES BULLOCK GARDNER and FRANCES BROAD His siblings were LILLIAN, HERBERT,AND SIDNEY HAS ANYONE ANY INFO ON ANY OF THE ABOVE?

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