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Rainow Cheshire
In 1881 Rainow's total population was 1,281. In 1901 it was 1,205. By 1971 the population was 1,141. Entry in Goring, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72 RAINOW, a village, a township-chapelry, an... more
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red mail Susannah of Rainow
I am trying to discover what happened to Susannah Potts born 1847 Rainow, cheshire. She married a Samuel Blackhurst who died in 1909. There is a Susannah Blackhurst who married Q4 1910 Stockport 8a 98 but unfortunately no spouse given so am unable to check the 1911 census to see if this is 'my' Susannah. Can anyone help me out with this please? Many thanks
red mail Potts family of Rainow
Edward Potts c 1805 married Mary c 1805. Date of marriage unknown, id of Mary unknown.They had (amongst others) Sarah Ch9/7/1826 last known 1851 as cotton piecer. Elizabeth ch 29/3/1829 last known 1861 also cotton piecer. Thomas believed to have married Sarah Layland, last known 1871 coal miner in Bollington. John Potts ch 1835 last known 1861 a coal miner. Edward dob 1846 last known 1871 a miner in Macclesfield, married to Emily Ann Trelfa. Ann Potts 1847 last known 1868 when she married William Hooley at St Peters Church Prestbury. If you have this family in your tree perhaps you could help out with the missing info i.e.Mary's maiden name, names of spouses of Sarah & Elizabeth also dates of marriage. What happened to any of above named after their 'last known' event. Many thanks for any help given.
Looking for information about HANNAH COLLIER and JOSEPH MOTTRAM married 1883 Presbury Cheshire. Hannah died 1842 in Oman it seems.
Looking for the parents of JAMES COLLIER of Rainow born about 1780 married Mary Broadhead Feb 1804 then Elizabeth Barber Oct 1821 He died 5 Dec 1837 Mill St Macclesfield He was a haberdasher or sik waste dealer.any info appreciated of him or his wives and family appreciated.
red mail Dawsons/Five Ashes Farm
Can anyone give any information about William Dawson who was a farmer at Fives Ashes Farm around 1860's. It was near Macclesfield Forest so I am told. His wife was Hannah.
red mail Heathcote
Hi, I am looking for information on the Heathcote family from 1700 to 1900 living in Rainow and Prestbury. Any info will be greatly appreciated. Thanks
red mail Rainow-blacksmith 1850
I believe my great grandfather was blacksmith at Kerridge End. He was William Maybury born c1819- does anyone have information about his family or about Jabez Oldfield born c1841?
red mail gardiner farmers
loking for help in this village of the gardiner family in the 1800"s/they were farmers,ie thornsett and low brook farm and other farms in this area/many thanks
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 vare
searching for foll families in Rainow- Vare, Wood and Gaskell. Also location of Armett's factory where a vare family was living in 1837
red mail Charles Blease
Charles Blease was my great great grandfather and the blacksmith in the village of Rainow for many years. I'm looking for any information about the family and photos of what the smithy looked like
red mail Henry Gleave
information wanted on my husbands grandfather,Henry Gleave born Rainow 1882.He married Edith Annie Bostock at Rainow church 1906.When their children were still young he left them,and as far as we know he never contacted them again.Does anyone know what happened to Henry? my husband would love to know.
red mail Sleigh family from Rainow
My mother was Mary Sleigh from Buxworth in Derbyshire, her father was Peter Mottram Sleigh who was born in 1876 at the Horse and Jockey in Rainow. He married Ellen Winterbottom from Bugsworth in 1899. Peter's parents were Joseph Sleigh and Mary Ford, they married in 1851. My Sleighs lived at Rainow until they left between 1904 and 1909. I believe that Joseph's father was John Sleigh
red mail Massey
Daniel Massey Wheelwright of The Redway, Kerridge married my great great grandmother Elizabeth Allcock in 1889 they had two daughters Sarah Elizabeth Ann (Sally) and Mary Alice any information would be gratefully accepted
red mail Hurdsfield Golf Club
I am writing a book about Hurdsfield Golf Club where my grandfather James Payne Taylor was greenkeeper and professional golfer from the mid 1920's until the outbreak of WW2. The Club was sited at Shrigley Fold Farm, Hurdsfield. Any information or photographs would be appreciated.
red mail Sutton & Wetton Connection
My direct descendants are the Suttons and Wettons of Rainow and Kerridge. Andrew Sutton my great grandfather was a stonemason in Rainow and the Wetton family (his father Daniel married Mary Hannah Wetton of Bollington) were stone quarrier owners from the famous Kerridge quarries. Any information on these families would be appreciated.
red mail Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages
My great grandfather Joseph Mottram was registrar for Births Deaths and Marriages for Macclesfield District through the late 1800's and early 1900's. I have transcribed copies of his manuscripts one details his career and one tells the history of the village of Rainow. I am interested in finding other Mottram connections.
red mail Birth Certificate
My father John James Horsfield was born 1898 and registered in the district of Rainow, Iam searching for his family who came from Buxworth, Derbyshire where they were miners.

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