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red mail Resting place of WW1 soldiers in France
We have had lots of help from Curiosity Fox readers in our past searches. We now wish to find the resting place of 3 brothers all born in MOXLEY AREA. They all died in action in France between 1916 and 1918 and we think when they enlisted they lived in CANNOCK, STAFFS. We want to visit their final resting place next year and need to ensure that we have the correct cemeteries to visit. Our research until now has confirmed that none had a grave only mention on the Memorials. The brothers were named Thomas Hartshorn, William Hartshorn and George Hartshorn, the sons of William and Caroline Hartshorn. We think that one brother Thomas may have survived the war.
red mail Barbara A Parton (nee Evans)
Looking for Barbara, sister to Enid Carter (nee Evans) Cannock chase, born around 1930's
red mail Chadsmoor, Cannock
How do I find the residents of specific houses in Chadsmoor, Cannock between the years 1912 and 1938.
red mail George Ball or Gordan Reynolds!
We have looked for many years for our relation George Ball, c 1923, engaging the Salvation Army in our search in the 1950's and 1960's without any success. It would seem that George may have changed his name to Gordan Reynolds Paterson. Perhaps to sound more Scottish, as his wife Grace is from Scotland. George was in the Navy in world war 2. We know very little about his life other than both his wife and daughter were called Grace. Grace the daughter would have been born in the mid 1940's either in Cannock or Scotland. George returned to Scotland after the war with his family. We think he may have adopted the name Reynolds as he used to visit the Reynold's house frequently after his mother's death.
red mail Longton, Stoke on Trent
Aaron James Ball c 1874 married Emma bullock on the 22.11.1897 at Longton. When Emma Bullock died Aaron moved from Cannock where they lived when she died. Any information please on where he may have gone and where his death is recorded.
red mail Stackhouse Familyl in Cannock
Hello, I am looking for information about my father's cousin, Florence Louise Turvey Stackhouse, born in Cannock, Staffordshire in 1881 to Abraham and Emma Stackhouse. Florence married Frank Ernest Holmes (his second marriage, her first) in Handsworth, Staffordshire in 1926, but I have not been able to trace her from there. I have an old photograph of a young man with a caption which reads "Florrie's Son" (Florrie was Florence's nickname), so I know she had at least one child. I would be so grateful to receive any information about Florrie and her family after her marriage.
red mail Searching for Jones.
Searching for Alan Gary Jones. Born 1958. Married to Sue Jones. Last known in Cannock but may now be in Rugeley.
red mail smith family cannock
hi does anyone have infomation on john william smith and beatrice m smith(street)they lived in cannock and had 13 children,one of them was my grandad ernest samuel smith who unfortunatly died when my mom was just 1yr,he moved to aston birmingham any information would be great.
red mail John Jenkins & Sarah Smith
John Jenkins & Sarah were having children in the Hednesford area of Cannock as follows.James Smith 1788, Ruth Jenkins 1790, George Jenkins 1792, Robert Jenkins 1796, Alice Jenkins 1798, Sarah Jenkins 1800, John Jenkins 1803, Harriet Jenkins 1806
red mail Darby Family in Cannock
I am looking for any information about the Darby Family who lived in Cannock.My oldest relation is John Darby who was born 1783.John married Jane Peckam 4 April 1808.Jane and John had one son James.In 1813 John remarried Ann Holland.John and Ann had 3 children Ann,Sarah and Hannah.Hannah is my ancestor she was born in 1826.Hannah had 4 children,possibly all born in wedlock,as all 4 children have her surname,their names are William(1848), Harriet(1853) James(1858) Ann(1860). Harriett my ancestor moved to London in the 1881,married John Joeseph Evans.John Joesph Evans was from Brewood,Staffs
Arrowsmith/Davis of Cannock and Hednesford
I am looking for any information to do with Jack Arrowsmith and Elize Davis who lived in View Street, Hednesford for most of their lives. I don't know much about them but Eliza was sometimes known as 'Doll' and her mother came from Lancashire and had the surname Davies and when she got married (I beleived to Enoch Davis) she lost the'e'. Jack was born in 1907 and Eliza in 1908. Jack worked most of his life down the pit, the last being Littleton, he died in 1985 and Eliza in 1999. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail samuel ward
Does anyone have any information on Samuel Ward 1851 married Jane Owen children Thomas 1877 pleck walsall samuel wimblebury selina
red mail DOWDING FAMILY IN CANNOCK
im currently searching for any information in connection with the Dowding or Craddock family who lived in Cemetery road , Broomhill , Cannock at the time of the 1901 cenus. key names are: DOWDING - WILLIAM / SARAH ( maiden name Craddock ) SAMUEL. CRADDOCK - THOMAS / ANNIE /SAMUEL /MINNIE / ELLA also Derek ,Ben, Florence, William Dowding who lived in the Cannock area during ww2
Whitehouse Bros, iron mongers toolmakers
Hi I am trying to track down information on the Whitehouse Bros Ltd toolmakers in Cannock, Probably ceased trading around middle to late 1950's. thanks Neil
red mail Searching for a relative by the name of John Foster
I live in Canada and am trying to find John Foster. He did live in a house called Rockholt in Cannock, Staffs. He is related to me through my Mother's side of the family. My Mother was a Whiteley and she lived in Cannock also, as did her many brothers and sisters. If anyone has any information that they can share with me, it would be much appreciated. Thank you.
red mail George Turner Blacksmith
Any info on this family, espcially their daughter Mary b1852 who went on to marry Rbt Salisbury/Salsbury of Oswestry area
red mail charles sheldon and Lavinia Grainger
Does anyone have any information on Charles Sheldon, born1854 in or near Cannock, Staffordshire and his wife Lavinia Grainger who was born I beleivein about 1849 in or near Wolverhampton ( Norton?)...They are my grandparents and I need information on what happened to Charles as he ? went to America or ?
red mail Mary Elizabeth Saunders. Cannock
Does anyone have any info on Mary she Married Albert Stanley and lived at 130 Huntington Terrace, Chadsmoor, Cannock, Staffordshire, they had 6 children and the eldest was called Florence Elizabeth who married George William Armishaw they where my grandparents
red mail ARMISHAW
Hi to all the Armishaws out there my Armishaws come from Cannock, Staffordshire plz contact me i have loads of info including those that went to New Zealand and Canada
red mail enos johnson
looking for information about my great grandfather, his name was enos johnson born c1900 and died c1938. he was married to kate shaw and they had 9 children, they were a family of coal miners. any info please contact.
red mail lloyd - of cannock Recross
I am looking for infomation about a Bell lloyd of cannock who was A founder member Of the cannock branch of the British Redcross.Her or her Familiy gifted a Building to cannock recross and placed a deed of covant on the building this is important that any one who knows the details contact me as there is a chance of the building in question leaveing the cannock centre
red mail Ancesters.Purshall. 1875 onwards
In the early 1800s the Purshall family lived in the Coven Heath area of staffordshire, most of the family were born there.my great grandfather,George and my great grandmother, Jane.moved to the Cannock area where they lived until Jane died in 1878 there daughter Elizabeth,(my grandmother) moved to the west bromwich area.We still have not found when G.Grandfather George died and where, we are hoping that there is still someone in the area that may be able to help us.
red mail Samuel Manley
Looking for anyone who knows of the Manley family who orginated in Cannock Chase. My grandfather was born in 1894 & brought up on the barges in the coalfields. He was orphaned & brought up by his 3 sisters. Moved to Longford & married Elizabeth Field around 1920. They had six children Irene, Samuel, Olive, Pearl, Betty & Ted.
red mail Simcock family
My grandfather, Herbert Simcock ,was born in Cannock in 1889. His father was George born Willenhall 1851 and his mother was Emily (Goodwin) born Worcester 1855. Any information or links with this family would be welcome.
red mail Padfield
Im trying to find out any information on the Padfield family all i know is that they lived on a remote farm in the 1800's
red mail Etherington family
researching my grandmother Rosina Etherington.Rosina my grandmother was one of 13 children born circa1890.her father was a butcher in Cannock her sisters Minnie & Seran went to America. Brothers names Josiah & Bill .Rosina married a William Williams of Mayfield
red mail Widnall / Perkins
I am trying to trace a Mary Widnall who married a John Perkins on 22nd January 1773 at St Lukes, Cannock. John was from Stowe and Mary from the Parish of Cannock. Witnesses were Matthew Dorrington and John Benton.
TARRINGTON, JOHN.
John was christened 15 April 1738. I am looking for his father - his mother being Sarah.Is he the John that was married in Devon 7 December 1764 to Anne Back ?
red mail Ann Morgan,marriage 1800
Information required on Ann Morgan who married John Weetman a hairdresser in 1800 in Cannock.
red mail Ash of Cannock
I'm looking for the forebears of Edward Ash, yeoman, of the Lodge Farm, Cheslyn Hay, Staffordshire. He married Mary Riley in 1708. Unfortunately, earlier parish registers are either "Lost" or no longer readable. I'd be interested to hear from anyone with the same interest.
red mail Dodd, Sockett, Porter
Cyril Eustace Dodd (son of Joseph Dodd and Catherine Elizabeth Sockett) was born 12 Feb 1912 in Cannock, Staffordshire, England/Cannock, England, and died Abt. 01 Feb 1978 in Stafford Hospital17. He married Alice May Porter on 26 Sep 1936 in Brereton, St Micheal's Church, Cannock Chase, daughter of Isaiah Porter and Tamar. More About Cyril Eustace Dodd: Occupation 1: Bricklayer. Occupation 2: NCB Littleton Colliery. More About Cyril Eustace Dodd and Alice May Porter: Marriage: 26 Sep 1936, Brereton, St Micheal's Church, Cannock Chase. Children of Cyril Eustace Dodd and Alice May Porter are: Josephine May Dodd. +Cyril Keith Dodd, b. 07 Feb 1937, Huntington, Cannock, Staffordshire, England/Cannock, England18, d. Nov 1995, Colwyn, Wales19. +Pamela Dodd. +Phillip Hadrian Dodd. +John Glendan Dodd. +Susan Angela Dodd. If you knew or are related to Cyril please get in touch. I am his Grand daughter.
red mail Picken
Researching Picken family. Thomas Picken born 1853.
red mail Henry Ash, son of Sargent & Mary Ann Ash
A search for Henry Ash, Hydrographer, brought me to this site. Born in 1850, he was the son of Sargent or Sargeant Ash and Mary Ann Ash, and brother of Frederick Claudius Ash. He worked on the cable ship Faraday from 1879 to 1900, laying telegraph cables across the Atlantic. I have a number of pencil sketches by Henry Ash, and I'm looking for more information on him and his family.
red mail PLANT of Cannock
Looking for details regarding parents/siblings of my great grandmother Martha PLANT. She married Thomas WITTON, 1903 in Cannock but lived her married life in Rotherham, They had 3 sons, James William (George/Jud), Ronald (Ron) and Thomas jnr (Tom).
red mail Briggs Family Cannock
Looking for any info on my GF George Willaim Briggs,abt 1887 other family members I know of are Claude and Babara, they moved to Chesterfield Derbyshire although not sure when. Would appreciate any info no matter how small Cheers
sarjeant-sargent ash
I have much detail regarding the Ash Dynasty and am willing to share with anyone researching the Family. Sargeant Ash (Dentist) was my great x 4 uncle.
red mail Martin/Colley or Cowley
John Marten(tin) born 1812 Wheelwright married Mary Colley ?? children Ann 1842 Edward 1844 Ellen 1846 John 1847 Henry 1850 Edward migrated to Marlborough New Zealand in 1876 as a Carpenter. Would like more if anyone is researching this family
red mail cannock
interested in chase terrace family of ARTHRELL who left as coalminers to live in NovaScotia Canada early 1900's.Also interested in Irestone rd which appears on census..where was it?
red mail w.simpson..cannock gates
i am looking for someone who has any info on the above..killed in ww1 and rembered on Cannock Gates? Married Alice Ada Hawksworth..6 children. I need to find out his date of death or rank number or something so i can find his resting place for my mum..thanks.
red mail Clara Ann Johnson
Looking for any information ref my grandmother Alice Johnson's sister Clara married name not known. Born 1885 Linton Herefordshire last heard of in Cannock in the 1960's also had daughter living in Rugeley.
BRADBURY, JUKES
I AM LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON MY MATERNAL SIDE, MY GT GRANDPARENTS ARE GEORGE BRADBURY AND SARAH JUKES. IF YOU THINK YOU CAN HELP I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.
marriage.
lOOKING FOR DETAILS OF A MARRIAGE BETWEEN A mary peak & a George (unknown) some time between 1830-35. any information greatly appreciated. This would be 2nd marriage for both
red mail TUNSTALL family search
I am researching the TUNSTALL family and, in particular, I am tryingto find the ancestors (and any details) of a Henry TUNSTALL, born in 1810 at CANNOCK (Staffs), died 1854, married in 1832 a Mary MADDOX of either PONTESBURY (Salop) or WELSHPOOL
red mail Ash
Iam seeking information on a Sarjeant/Sargent Ash, son of Edward and Hannah and christened 31 July 1755. I wish to make the connection, if any, with Sargent Ash, dentist, who was listed as Father at the marriage of Frederick Claudius Ash, 5 Aug 1866,St Pancrass London.
Emery of Cannock
Looking for the Emery family of Cannock c. 1850's
red mail SUMNER Cannock
I am looking for any information on David & Thirza (Trafford)Sumner and son George E., born May 4, 1878. George E. came to the US at about the age of 8, presumably with his parents considering his tender age. I have been unable to find anything on their departure from the UK or their arrival in the US. George and his wife Maud are listed in Michigan's 1910 census, along with their children, nothing prior to 1910. George E. is my late husband's grandfather. My husband died this past 12/26/03 andI have decided to continue my research for the Sumner side of the family. Many Thanks, Betty
red mail WHITEMOUSE or WHITEHOUSE
I am researching a Tool Manufacturer in the Cannock Area called Whitemouse or Whitehouse. We have bought a pair of pruning/lopping shears with the name WHITEM(H)OUSE, HEDGEHOG, CANNOCK on the metal, with a stamped drawing of a hedgehog. Believe they are probably from the 1920's era or later. Can anyone help locate the Company and any history. Thanks. Jean
red mail Griffins of Cannock
Am looking for Thomas Stephen Grifffin b. 9 June 1884 in Cannock, Staffordshire. He married a Sarah/Gertrude Winnett June 1914 in Leicester. If you have any connection to this line please let me know.
red mail Henry Price
I am looking for Henry Price B 1843 at Cannock Staffordshire. I need to know who his parents were. He married Mary Rebecca Griffiths abt 1865.They lived in Wednesfield Staffs and had seven children. They moved to Oldham Lancashire Abt 1879 and had two more children. I have the Birth certificate of one of his daughters Sarah Ann B 1869 at Wednesfield.
Lymer surname
Looking for details concerning Arthur Samuel Lymer b. circa 1873 who married in 1896 to Lucy.
red mail REEVES of Cannock
Researching John & Emma REEVES 1902-1958 issue: Hilda 1903, Dora 1905, John 1908, Ernest 1909, Arthur 1914, Horace 1915, Leslie 1922.
red mail REEVES of Cannock
Researching William & Pheby REEVES 1826-1885 issue: John 1827, Sarah 1829, Thomas 1830, Mary 1832,William 1834, Henry 1836, Samuel 1838, Jonah 1840, Hannah 1843, Betsey 1845, Amy 1846, Alice 1851.
red mail REEVES of Cannock
Researching Walter & Sarah REEVES c1803-1836 issue: William 1805
Cannock
I am looking for details or contact from anyone researching the Payton family in the 1700's
Cannock Staffordshire
I am researching the Briggs family of Cannock


 
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