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STOCKPORT. Standing astride the Mersey, this great town is on the edge of Lancashire's industrial area, with Manchester six miles away. Part of it is actually in Lancashire, whose cotton industry it shares whil... more
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red mail John George Craven
Born Glossop 1888 elder brother of Walter. They lived with their Mother and step father (James Grace)in Great Moore.This information was from the 1901 census. I have information about Walter but I would like to know what happened to the other family members.
red mail William Noah Wilson
Looking for any offspring of William Noah Wilson. He was born in Manchester 1842 but lived with his wife Mary, nee Bradwell, in Stockport, Cheshire. One son Maurice Wilson went to B.C. Canada and another Harry Kitchen Wilson went to Perth, Australia. Any info on any of the Wilson children gratefully received.
red mail Langley - Stockport
I am looking for James Langley and Nancy Twyford. Both were born in 1806 and were married in 1826. James died in 1855 and Nancy in 1885. I would be grateful for any info on either of their parents or even brothers and sisters.
LOMAS mary
married William POSSNETT in the 1820's Children believed to be John,James and Philip. Any inf. gladly received
red mail CALDERBANK William
Looking for any information about William Calderbank born Stockport 28 September 1841 and his family. William married Emma from Worcestershire and moved to Worcester some time before 1881. They had a daughter Sarah Jane who married James Bourne. Any information would be welcome.
red mail Heathcote
I am trying to trace the parents and siblings of William Heathcote. William married Eliza Smart at the Independent Chapel in Winchester on the 24/8/1846. His fathers name was John. Sergeant William Heathcote(Service No 1257) born in the Parish of Stockport in or near the town of Stockport in the county of Lancashire and was attested for the 2nd Regiment of Foot at Salford in the county of Lancashire on the 17th Sept 1839 at the age of 18 years. Served 24 years 44days. During which period he served 18 years abroad broken up as the following: India 5 years and Cape of Good Hope 13 years . During Williams time with the Cape Mounted Rifles he had the rank of Sergeant and he was the School Master of the Regiment.Sergeant William Heathcote was approved for discharged by the General Commanding -in-Chief on the 13th Dec 1864. (W097/1699)Due to the fact that William changed regiments to the Cape Mounted Rifles he now had another service number 2494.(Discharge No 2494 in 1864 in KingWilliamsTown, Cape of Good Hope from Cape Mounted Rifles Regt. William's trade before the age of 18years was of Piecer.( piecer \Pie"cer\, n. A child employed in spinning mill to tie together broken threads.) Thank you for your help. Alan
red mail Beardsell Family
Looking for siblings or relatives of Joseph BEARDSELL born 1831 (wool merchant) married HANNAH BENTLEY in 1861 lived in Heaton Norris, Stockport. They had 4 children - Mary, William, Joseph and Annie.
red mail Leigh's from stockport
my great-great grandfather was Edwin Leigh, who was a police officer when he died in 1921, and would like to hear from other people with LEIGH connections in Stockport.
red mail SGT Edwin Leigh
I was wondering if anyone could help me with my ancestor "sgt edwin leigh", i believe that he died on duty in 1921 by slipping on ice(on an attic roof) and cracking his head, he also ran stockport brass band.
red mail Tracing family name Dickenson
My great grandfather was Thomas Dickenson. Lived at 64 Ratcliffe St, Hillgate-1880/1890. My grandmother was his daughter - her name was Phoebe, she had sisters - Leah, Fanny and brother Frederick may have had more siblings. Any information to get me further along the family tree please.
red mail Allsop
Looking for any connections to Frank Allsop lived in Torquay Grove prior to 2nd world war.Also a Mary and Alf who may have been an Allsop,Boyd or Leigh.All related to my mother Nita Leigh.Thank you. Mary may have moved to Blackpool in 1938.
Thomas Cherry
Any info please on Thomas Cherry (born.c1855) in Stockport and his mother Hannah(born 1833 in Buckingham)
red mail Hodgkinson
Searching for William who married Martha Shaw St.Mary's Stockport 20/9/1813. On parish reg. he states his occupation as machine maker and born in County. His descendants were shuttle makers. There may be different spellings of Hodgkinson
red mail George Greenhalgh Stockport
Looking for George's (born c1789) marriage to Rebecca
red mail Lloyd's of Queens Hotel, Stockport
HI, Does anyone have any connection with Walter Percy and Lizzy Lloyd who in 1940 lived at the Queens Hotel. Stockport. U.K. My uncle died last year and I found mentions of the Lloyds in both his and my gran Jane Wills's diaries. If I have any family out there would love for you to get in touch. My dad George Wills died in 1992 Sandra
red mail Tabitha BAKER, Ester Ann, Thomas, William
I would like to find any descendents of this family who were on Stockport 1881 census.Also Louis BAKER b 1856c Ellastone (emmigrated to N.Z.) Robert BAKER b1859c Bramshall. EsterAnn b 1857c Eiiastone m ??? Miller/ar, Thomas b 1861c Bramshall (emmigrat.N.Z.) William b1871c Appleby Magna, Liecs.
red mail roscoe
i am looking for an EVAN .W. ROSCOE he was born in llanfair is y gaer in port dinorwic in 1873 his parents were william roscoe master mariner and ellen (nee Owens) his mother died in 1884 nothing can be found about him after the 1881 census but there was some conection with his sister working in stockport for a doctor in the 1891 census if anyone knows of a Evan. W. Roscoe as no marriage or death records can be found it would be most helpfull
red mail Mossop
Looking for info about the Mossop family who ran an engineering company in Heaton Mersey, Stockport 1900 - 1970. Help much appreciated.
red mail Warringtons
Looking for relatives of John Henry Warrington, b 14 Nov 1862 in Gawsworth, marr Jun 1890 to Sarah Ann Hassall (b 11 Nov 1868 in Congleton), lived in Stockport, children (all born in Stockport) Samuel (b 1886, marr 1909 Sarah Johnson), Lilian Anne (b 1888, marr 1909 Bertrand Whittaker), William Henry (b 1891), Alice L. (b 1893), Arthur (b 1896), Harold (b 1898 - my maternal grandfather), Charles (b 1901). John Henry later married Emily Harvey (1902). Any help greatly appreciated! Lynn
red mail Crosby
Ellen Crosby nee Longshaw married to Moses Crosby 23 December 1809 Farnworth Lancashire. Moved to Runcorn Cheshire c1825 along with family. They had eleven children. Farmers and shop keepers Farnworth and Runcorn. Can anyone help with additional information.
red mail GEORGE WEBB
Was born 1805 (Chr.8 May 1805 at St Marys Church Stockport, Cheshire). Sentenced to Death for housebreaking at the Chester Assizes at the Shire Hall 23 March 1833, Before Mr Justice Patterson and Mr Baron Bayley. "George Webb, late of the parish of Great Budworth in the County of Cheshire, Labourer, was charged that on 3rd November 1832 he was quilty of housebreaking at the house of Richard Willat and stole a silver watch and £23.7.0 in coin". George Webb pleaded not guilty. "The jurors say guilty". His sentence was commuted "transport for life". Sailed from Portsmouth and arrived in Sydney Australia on "Aurora" on 3 Nov 1833. Looking for any family descendants that may be still living in the UK.
red mail Daniel and Hugh HALL
Daniel and Hugh and their wives arrived South Australia 29 December 1839 on the "Delhi". Daniel was aged 27 years and was listed as a weaver and joiner from Great Portwood Street, Stockport. Hugh was 29 years and listed as a tailor of the same address as his brother. A brother Richard Hall may have preceded his brothers to Australia. I would appreciate any information on these distant family members of mine.
red mail Sam and Catherine Gee
Trying to find the background of Catherine Gee, from Anglesey who married Sam Gee and lived at Stockport rd. Bredbury Their eldest born was Sam Gee who married Deborah Bostock and one of their children was Hilda who went to live in Greave Farm, Romiley with her elder brother Harold and elder sister Elsie. Hilda was my mother. I am trying to trace the Welsh background of Catherine probably nee Owen - born 1845 or 1847
red mail LEAH
My LEAH ancestors came from Stockport, Cheadle and Edgeley
red mail Vaux
Does anyone have any memories of Victrine Vaux, born in Stockport probably around 1912-1915?
red mail Tassiker
I'm looking for any cconnection to my great Grandmother Mary Tassiker bn 1875 Stockport Cheshire Daughter of Henry Tassiker 1881 census Roe st, Manchester married William Eyres 1895
red mail William POLLITT b1836
John POLLITT 1806 - 1854 Born Haughton Green Lancashire and Schoolmaster of Denton Old School 1846 – 1854. The school was demolished c1860 and the ground used for additional burial space. John was married to Mary Yates who was Schoolmistress they lived at the Schoolhouse. I am interested in the social history of the school and the Pollitt/Yates ancestors and descendants. Their son William Pollitt b1836 Stockport Cheshire went on to become Schoolmaster of Withington School c1876 on Stockport Road. I would be grateful to hear from anyone who has information on either of these Victorian schools and there association with the Pollitts’ Thank you. Ray.
red mail Stockport Newton
G'Grandfather, William Henry Newton born c.1845 Stockport. Married Lucy Hodgkinson, bornc.1843 Stockport. Son William Henry born c.1869. Emigrated to Queensland Australia When baby about 8 months. Also a George Newton (aged 18) arrived Australia with them. After any info re. Newton family.
stockport hatter
I am looking for any Warburtons of Stockport. Thomas was a hatter in 1904 and lived lived on Northgate road at that time. His father also THOMAS worked on the railway,Any information gratefully received.
red mail James Hibbert Higginbottom
Married 26 Oct 1885, St Marys Church, Stockport to Elizabeth Ann (Waring) Potts. He is son of William Higginbottom of Disley. Does anyone recognize these names? Looking for relatives of James Hibbert Higginbottom.
red mail George Jackson/Elizabeth Swindells
I am looking for information on George Jackson born 1849 Stockport,married 1869 Stockport to Elizabeth Mary Swindells born 1850 Stockport, daughter of William Swindells and Sarah Ann Stokes. George and Elizabeth had a son, William Jackson born 1870 Stockport. George, Elizabeth and William came to New Zealand in 1873 aboard the "Douglas". Can anyone help me find this family? or anything about them? I do not know who George's parents are at all. I have more information on this family once they came to New Zealand. TIA
red mail Warhurst -Stockport
I am looking for contacts related to John Warhurst who emigrated to Australia in 1839 Elias Warhurst who lived in Heaton Lane Stockport Peter Warhurst whose daughter was christened in 1835 in Mt Tabor Church Stockport -Any help at all would be much appreciated. John was married to Mary Kinsey and we have Thomas recorded as their first son born in 1829 John in 1831 William 1833, Solomon 1835 and Sophia born 1837 christened in Mt Tabor Church 1837 In particular I am seeking the parents of the first John and any brothers or sister. I also have a lot of information on Australian descendents and will do lookups for those who need help Thanks, Jenny
Sidebotham in 1851
1851 Census has William Sidebotham, 53, machine joinery joiner, born Guildford, with wife, Mary, (nee Wood)37, born Werneth, and sons William, 11, Sarah, 6, Mary,4, Charles, 2, and stepson John Lees, 18, all Stockportborn. First son in Wigan by 1881. Can anyone add any details?
Can anyone help with details of Amelia Dean who married Frank Cartwright in Stockport. She died 1935. I am hoping to find relatives of the Dean family as she was my maternal grandmother.
red mail James Watts West
Has anyone heard of James Watts West? He was a Surgeon according to James Watts West (born c1855) Junior's marriage certificate, and lived in Stockport. Watts is a second Christian name.
red mail Leech family
Martin Leech, born 1942, son of (Samuel) Arthur Leech, born 1915, violinist, who emigrated to Australia in 1960, and died November 1999 in New South Wales. Two sisters, Benita (Nita) born 1939 and Sarah (Sally) born 1944. Looking for relatives of Samuel Arthur or Julian Leech
red mail Beecroft Family
Looking for information about Beecroft family who lived at 82 Bloom Street in 1910. Son named George
red mail Boarding house
Dear All; I am looking for the owners names of a boarding house on Portland St., Stockport. In the years of 1904 onward. My Grandmother remembers visiting her Grandmother there in the 1920's. Grasping at straws to locate a Lowe or Jones family.
red mail Pennington
Looking for relatives of Peter Pennington born 1862 and Frances Annie Yarwood, his wife, born 1866. Also want to find their parents and any siblings.
Smethurst or Smethirst
My father Bernard Pye born 1st January 1932 is trying find information about his mother Esther Ann Smethurst.
red mail Thorneley
I am researching the family of Joseph Thorneley who lived in Stockport and Heaton Norris. He was born in New Mills (or possibly Peak Forest)about 1812. He was a widower by 1851 and lodged with Eliza Boulton at Bankfield St. and Hesketh St.
red mail Boulton (Bolton)
I am looking for information concerning the family of Jane and Samuel Boulton. They had a daughter Eliza Boulton who lived at Cooper Street Stockport and later moved to Bankfield Street and Hesketh Street in Heaton Norris.
red mail Swift
I am looking for information about the family Miles Swift who was married at Chesterfield on the 7th July 1820. He was born in Chesterfield but moved to Stockport with other family members. He was a moulder by trade.
red mail Clarke
Am looking for info for a Harry Clarke from Stockport who was born June 1874. Father was Tom--mother Hannah Brownhill Clarke
red mail Gould Waterhouse Stockport
George Gould shoemaker/cordwainer lived in Stockport at least during the 1830's ..his first two children William and John were born there then family moved to Great Longstone George had been born @1808 in Great Longstone...married Mary Waterhouse in1833 at Cathedral in Manchester (likely they were living around Stockport at time) George's parents also lived for a period in Stockport (George and Martha Hully/Hulley Gould) who married in Bakewell in 1801 George Sr died in Stockport though is buried in Great Longstone along with Martha well as George Jr & Mary Not sure of exactly what other family ties are to Stockport for Gould...Hulley...Waterhouse families George Sr and Martha Hulley Gould's children include John, William, Isaac, James, George, Thomas, Elizabeth, Martha, Anne possibly Joseph George Jr & Mary Waterhouse Gould's children include William, John, Joseph, Mary. Elizabeth. Hannah, Harriet (Harriet married J. Nadin)
red mail Hayward, John (b. ? - d. 1947/'48)
John Hayward, born in Stockport, Cheshire, UK, was married to Mary Hayward (nee) Burns from Ireland who too died in approx.1947/'48. They had approx. 6 children; Jack; Frances (b.30/7/1913-m.1938-d.Aug.1982); Helen; Thomas (who emigrated to Australia); Winnie and another elder daughter of whose name I don't know. If anybody recognises these names as being a part of their family let me know.
Leech - Stockport
Samuel Arthur Leech B 1879 prominent businessman in Stockport, ran wholesale newspaper distribution business, bakery, restaurant. Married Harriet Nield 1902, son (Samuel) Arthur Leech B 1915 violinist, daughter Dora B 1905 pianist, brother Julian. Grandaughter, Sarah seeking links.
red mail Edward Fox
Known as TED. Married Margaret Harrington (Peg) They are my Aunt and Uncle through the Harrington side. Living in Cheadle the last time I saw them in the 1950s. My uncle Ted lost part of a hand in an accident at the Goyt Mill in Marple and was a model railway enthusiast. He had a niece - Pamela I think. Any information regarding them gratefully received
red mail Morecroft
William Morecroft married Elizabeth Holt in 1797. She was born in Heaton Norris.They were Methodist. William may not have been born in Cheshire. They lived in Stkport & surrounding environs. Later family moving into other areas.
red mail Hawthorns - Stockport
HAWTHORN / STOCKPORT Looking for information about David Hawthorn, born 1820/21 in Stockport who married Martha Unwin in 1853. Also his father William Hawthorne and David's daughter Emily who married John Thomas Ryan in Manchester in 1875 and their son, Charles Ryan born 1878. Other surnames connected with the family are Gardiner, Higham, Howcroft, Langton and Sumner - all in the Manchester, Stockport, Ashton-under-Lyne, Hyde and Nantwich areas.
red mail Sunderland
Looking for descendants of Stephen Sunderland b. 1841 Salford 3 marriages 1. Margaret Scrymgour 2. Isobella Barton. 3. Ruth Gresty
red mail Charlesworth
Information wanted on the family of William Charlesworth and his wife (nee Eardley) who were married before 1805 and came from the Stockport area. They had one daughter, Elizabeth, are there any other siblings? Also, any information on William and his wife's parents.
red mail Walters
My paternal 4x great grandmother was Eliza Walters born about 1800 in Stockport. She married William Hampson and lived most of her life at Crown Street, Salford. One of her daughters, Ellen, was born in Congleton, but younger children were born inSalford.
red mail Barker
My great great grandfather, Robert Barker, was born in Stockport. He was the son of William Barker. I would like to find some other members of the family. Robert spent most of his adult life as a cotton weavers overlooker in Bury, Oldham and Gorton. He married Mary Kay of Bury.
red mail Shuttleworth
Searching for parents and family of Septimus Shuttleworth, born 1828 , Stockport (St. Mary's ?) Father John, occ. weaver. Mother?.
red mail Brookfield
Does anyone have any details(DOB or Parents names) on a Richard Brookfield who married Sarah Harris May 30th 1791 at Manchester Cathedral
red mail Thomas tobacconist
Any infomation please Alfred William Thomas, around 1901 having a tobacconist shop in the Stockport area possibly with wife Mary and children Maude James and Ellen
red mail Ganley - Carey
I am looking for details for a James Ganley who was married in 1857 at the church of st Phillip and James to an Ellen Carey. any details of these surnames of people still in the area would be much appriciated. David Smith, Blackburn, England
red mail Greenwood
Hannah Greenwood born 1835 married William Townson 1835 Manchester. Hannah's father Thomas mother Mary. Thomas Greenwood born about 1795 married Mary 1840 Stockport Cheshire. Thomas son of James and Hannah.
red mail Whitehead, Hancock Of Stockport
Smith WHITEHEAD (bn.1846-48)occup. coalminer, Son of James WHITEHEAD (occup.Weaver) married Elizabeth A. HANCOCK (bn.1846-48) daughter of George HANCOCK (occup.Painter), at the Portwood Parish, 12/29/1867. Interested in any possible connections or suggestions to find. Smith & Elizabeth WHITEHEAD immigrated to US in 1870.
red mail Bardsley
Ellen Bardsley married Isaac Cookson in 1851. They had at least two sons, Stenton, born 1859 and Charles born about 1866. Any information about Ellen's family would be appreciated.
anybody know anything about Nettleton and Beswick Gents Tailors and Outfitters St. Petersgate Stoclport
red mail James Roberts Married Margaret Major
Searching for anything about James Roberts born c 1844 married Margaret Major 1876 Stockport. James father was John Major amd Margaret's father was Samuel Major.
red mail Arctic Explorer
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 Sir George Back was born at Stockport 6th November 1796 and died at London 23rd June 1878. An English Admiral and Arctic explorer. He accompanied Franklin to the Spitzbergen Seas in the Trent in 1818 and to the Coppermine River by land, and the Arctic coasts of America 1819-22, and to the Mackenzie River 1825-27. He conducted an expedition overland and discovered The Great Fish or Back River 1833-35, and commanded The Terror in an Arctic expedition 1836-37. he was made an Admiral in 1857. His chief works are - ' Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River' and 'Narrative of an expedition in H.M.S.Terror.'
red mail Lightbown & Tipping
John LIGHTBOWN and James TIPPING beleived to have been born in Stockport in the early 1800's. Beleive James TIPPING's father was Richard, but this fact has to be confirmed.
red mail Hammond Of Offerton
I am looking for the baptism of Robert Hammond. He was born in Offerton c1807, but cannot find a baptism in any neighbouring parishes
red mail Hallsworth/mogan Marriage
Looking for a marriage between John Hallsworth, born 1868 in Olham Lancs and Martha Morgan, born 1878 in Stockport, Cheshire. John's parents are Charles and Amelia nee Tootell and Martha's parents are Richard and Elizabeth Nee Humphries
red mail Staley And Barton
Elizabeth Staley married John Cawley in 1820. They had children named John Staley Cawley and Sarah Barton Cawley, named after Elizabeth's parents. Does anyone have information about the marriage of John Staley and Elizabeth Barton, please? Probably in the period 1790-1800.
red mail Morecroft, Dooley, Turner, Greenbulch
I'm looking for any information about my Ggrandfather, George Morecroft and his wife Ann Dooley M. 12-24-1865 Norbury Church in the Parish of Stockport.
Greenhalgh From Stockport1789-1900
Looking for marriage between George Greenhalgh b1789 and Rebecca b1793 possibly in Stockport area
red mail Pass Family
Looking for information on Charles Pass born approx 1848 & his wife Clementine, they married 1868, who gave birth to my grandfather James Ernest Pass, in 1884 Jubbulpore India.
red mail Eagland Family
Looking for parents of John Bright Eagland who lived in Cheadle Heath Stockport.
red mail Kenyon, chesher, hampson
Thomas Kenyon marreid Phoebe Chesher Stockport approximately 1810, Known children Frederick b 1825, John b 1827, Frederick married Sarah Hampson 1852. Her father Seth,brother Hirram. Frederick and Sarah migrated to Australia
Robert Mather And Nathaniel Taylor Hatter's Of Stockport
Names: Mather Taylor Russell
red mail William Arnold From... Where?
William Arnold was born around 1872. He lived and married in Stockport, but wasn't born there. The only census he appears in says that he was born in Preston, but I can't find him there. His father(James Arnold, born Cirencester) was in the 29th Regiment of Foot and travelled with his regiment (known to have been in Preston and various places in Ireland). William's mother was Mary Welsh (born in Ireland, married in Preston). Any 29th Regiment buff who can suggest where to look for William's birth?
red mail Leonards Of Ireland And Stockport
Dominick Leonard (born Ireland, 1838-ish) was the son of Peter Leonard. The family arrived in Stockport around the 1840s. Any information about Peter, please? Was Peter married to Judy, who appeared in the 1851 Stockport census (widowed) with a son Dominick?
Dawson.marshall. Pickford, vaudrey
Names: Dawson. Marshall. Vaudey Pickford.chandler

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