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red mail Archibald Morris,AKA as Archie 1873-1947
Born to Lydia Morris (nee Morris) & George Morris 2nd Jan. 1873 at Dawley Green, Dawley, SAL I have been stuck with this for some time. any help, I would be very grateful,David
red mail George Davies Family research
I am searching for my great great grandfather George Davies, lived in Dawley. His son George (born 1860) married Emily Grocott (father's name Charles) in 1886 and moved to Notts in about 1889. I would like to trace both families - can anyone help please? Anne
William b.1872 Dawley, Salop married Margaret McMullen b.1877 St.Helens, about 1897 in St.Helens. They had 9 children between 1898 and 1919: John, Lily, Martha, Tom, Sidney, George William, William Henry, Margaret and Stanley Norman. More information would be appreciated on any of these children and their families. Thanks, Joan
red mail Tonks family
Any one there with knowledge of Arthur, his brother John and Mathew and sister Dora around the 1920-50 perion. I am descended from John Tonks and am interested in his siblings. Adrian
red mail Frank Mitchell Ruscoe/Roscoe
Hello, I am looking for any information on my great uncle Frank Mitchell Ruscoe. He was born in 1889 in Yorkshire but grew up in Dawley to the best of my knowledge. He fought in WW1 and survived. He had three sisters, one of which was my grandmother. Their names were Dora, Edith and Muriel. His parents were Hannah Mitchell and John Ruscoe. Any information you could give me about him or his sisters would be wonderful. Thank you
red mail Ransford/Hart
I am researching my family tree and my GGrandfather was born in Dawley in 1870. The address is listed as something like Keetley Buildings am guessing a tenement?
red mail clifford ball
Hello, I am looking for any relatives of my grandfather, Clifford Ball. He had a butcher shop in the town of Dawley that later grew into a grocers and he shared with his brother Noah. It was later sold to a retail grocers. He served in the First World War and was a great lawn bowler. He lived on Heath Hill. He was born in the 1890's and married Edith Ruscoe. They had two children, Dennison and Muriel. Dennison passed away at 16 from an appendicitis attack. I am Muriel's daughter. I know that Clifford had many sisters and brothers. I only know of Noah and May, who moved to Toronto Canada. I think he had a sister Muriel as well. If anyone might know of him, it would be great. My sister and I are the only ones left from our family and we live in Canada.
red mail Maidens & Osborns of Dawley
Lucy Maiden married Thomas Osborn in 1866, at Malinslee Church. They were my great grandparents. Would like to hear from anyone with these names in their family tree(s).Maiden/Osborn
red mail stanleys of dark lane
alfred stanley and wife sarah would like to find out her maiden name
red mail Sampson Weeks
Any info out there about the Weeks family? Thomas Weeks and Jane Powel had a son Sampson who was christened 23.10.1796 in Dawley Magna, Shropshire. At some point Sampson moved to Dudley with his wife Mary, he's aged 74 on the 1871 census and has sons Thomas (42) and William (33)
red mail Archer/Hindley(Tranter)/Jones/Powell
The names of the families most directly associated with my research. Edward Archer b 1893 father Henry b. 1850 father James b. 1811 Harriet Hindley b. 1894 father William b. 1868 Father Enoch Tranter Ruth Jones b 1853? father George b. 1831 Samuel b unknown Ruth Powell b.1871, Father William b. 1850, Edward b. 1821 Moses b. 1791
red mail Garbett-York
Ann Garbett-York was born to Martha York in 1865 at Dawley. An illigitimate child. Appearing on the 1881 census at Bellswardine Hall, Leighton a kitchen maid in the Harnage household. Any knowledge of Ann would be most welcome. Thanks. June.
red mail York convict
George Thomas York was my GrGreat Grandfather born 1803 in Sheriff Hales. Benjamin and Rachael where his parents. He was convicted in 1845 for stealing a horse, 10years to Australia. He was married to Ann Lewis-Jones in 1836 and left behind two daughters,Mary,Martha (my Gr.Grandmother) and George 5 mths old. They all lived in Dawley. Ann married Michael Garbett some years later and had a son,Michael. Have his court papers but cannot find what became of him when released.Cannot find him in Australia. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. June.
red mail Bailey/Rhodes
Looking for marriage details of Thomas Bailey (born c1832) and Mary Ann Rhodes (born c1833) who probably married in the Old Park? /Dawley area.
Colley,Pursal family
I am researching my husbands family Colley who came from Dawley Magna.I have got back to Richard Colley bapt 1793 who married Catherine Pursal in 1818.They had at least three children John b1824,Martha b1820,Samuel b 1830.John is our direct line and he married Jane Owen b1821,in 1842 also in Dawley.They had 6children the eldest being Thomas b 1844who married Maria Jones firstley and then after Marias death Emma Tripass from Westwood in Warwickshire.Can anyone help me on the Colley, Purcel families at this early stage
red mail Stanleys of Dark Lane, Dawley, Shropshire
Has anyone got info on the Stanleys of Dawley I know that some moved to Cannock and that Stanleys married Baileys of Dawley any info would be great.
red mail Roden Family - Dawley Magna
Matthew Roden 26 APR 1829 Dawley Magna, Shropshire, England Matthew is the son of John/Rosanna Roden. He went to USA in 1850's ...we just found his birth record above. Does anyone have any information on this family. He is my g-g-g-grandfather.
Tinsley -Emily Lydia B 1890
Have been looking for Emily for years, can you help? Emily, born Dawley, Shropshire 1890, married Thomas Bull in St Marys Church, Hales, Stafford on July 14, 1926. Thomas was murdered at Witherley Hall Witherly April 26, 1927 so Emily was widowed within a year of marriage. She was almost 25yrs younger than her husband having been a nurse to his first wife Harriet! Did she remarry? Nobody in the family know what happened to her......Any leads much appreciated!!
red mail William Attwood
I have researched my family back to 3xgt grandfather William Attwood, who Married Jane Ellis in Little Wenlock 1795. I have been unable to trace his baptism and parents and would be grateful for any help with this. Thank you.
red mail ball familyt
Iam looking for any info on the Ball family. James Ball was a musician, he was married to Eliza . Their children were Esther, Hannah. Henry and Stephen. They lived in the Dawley area, around 1841-1871
red mail Bailey
I am researching my family from Dawley Green. I would be keen to hear from anyone who has any knowledge of the family. John Bailey b 1803 m abt 1823 to Hanah (or Anna, Emma) They had 5 children Matthew Henry (1834) - a pork butcher, John (1824), Francis (1825), William Henry (1830) an Auctioneer and Overseer and Anelia (1832)
red mail Elizabeth Jones
Looking for info on Elizabeth Jones born 1874 in Dawley. She married William Rowling Murphy. Her parents were Jonas Jones born 1847 Dawley and Caroline ( Boden) Jones.
red mail Bagshaw
I am just starting to research the Bagshaw family tree - My grandfather Willliam James Henry Bagshaw married Harriet Hoof on 25/12/1897 at the church in the Parish of Malins Lee Salop. I'm lead to believe he was born in Hollywell North Wales but cannot find any evidence of this in the records I have searched so far - - would appreciate and assistance.
red mail Pritchard-Red Lake
I am interested in finding information on Thomas Pritchard who was born about 1801 in Red Lake, Dawley. I think he married an Isabella from Dundee and moved to Wolverhampton. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Williams, Harriet - Dawley Magna
Looking for info re Harriet Williams b. 1826 c. 18/10/1829 Dawley Magna, Shropshire. Parents Benjamin Williams and Sarah Garbett. Harriet Williams was convicted in Staffordshire Qtr Sessions for stealing (2nd offence) on 4/1/1847 and transported to Van Dieman's Land for 7 years arriving on 2/1/1848. Not known if she had any siblings. Don't know what happened to her family when she was transported. Any help appreciated.
red mail BROOME Ann /Annie - Dawley
Trying to trace parents of Ann/Annie BROOME born abt 1869 in "South Wales". Grandparents are John BROOME 1820 born Weston under Lizard Staffs and Sarah Ann MURRELL 1821 born Brierley Hill Staffs. 1871 census shows them living in Great Dawley.
red mail Bache
Trying to find relatives of Jane Bache born c1805 in Dawley, Shropshire. The name is also spelled Batch in some records. Her parents were Matthew and Mary. Found lots of Baches in Monkhopton but can't connect them with Jane. Would appreciate any help given.
red mail Robert Darrall of Dawley Magna
I am looking for information on Robert Darrall, who married Hannah Morgan in 1772 at Little Wenlock, SAL, and moved to Dawley Magna around 1773. They had the following children; Sarah (1772), Benjamin (1775), James (1778), Robert (1780), Joseph (1782), and Elizabeth (1784). Can any one help me?
red mail ancestry
i am currently researching my family tree.My ancestors all came from shropshire. i would be most grateful if anyone can give me information , on the following, MILLINGTON, WEDGE, RUSHTON, BALL
red mail perry-downes
looking for info and descendants of edward, rebecca, susannah, elizabeth, alfred, harriet, edward, john w Perry from dawley, madeley, wrockwardine, shifnal, oakengates 1800-1900. thanks michael
red mail millington
i am researching my family tree,and i would like some information regarding my GGGrandmother, her maiden name i believe her maiden name was Mary Millington born around 1818.Her father was Issac Millington,I only know the cristian name of her mother which was Ann. She married John Blakemore around 1868. i would be most grateful for any information
red mail George Ellis publican The George Inn - murder?
I'm looking for details of George Ellis 1870-1951 who was I believe the publican of The George Inn around the 1910 -1915 era. Apparently he was witness to a murder of a young child and had to flee Dawley suddenly. If anyone can shed any light on him, the pub or the murder, I'd be very grateful .
red mail Bailey
I am resarching Bailey family on my mother side.they lived in Worcestershire names are Oram Bailey 1845 dawley Shropshire,Arthur Bailey 1879 born Malvern Worcestershire,Bertram Bailey 1872,Edwin 1877,Harrold 1873,Kate ,Bailey,last is my gg grandmother Phyllis Bailey born 1889
red mail Powell
I have James Powell b 1853. On 1861 census aged 8 & living at 279 Charles Hay Dawley. He married Lucy Jones bc 1855 at Parish Church Ketley Wellington on 17th Nov 1873, her father's name - Thomas Jones. I am unable to find Lucy or father on census nor the birth cert for Lucy. I would be grateful for any help.
red mail Phillips - Dawley
We are trying to find out more about our ancestors, the Phillips who may have married a Maiden. They also had connections with the tarts.
red mail Cullis Family History
I am hoping to find descendents of Thomas Cullis who was born in Dawley Parish around 1858 and was married to Ann Dorsett from Ireland. They had 2 sons and a daughter. He later moved to Wolverhampton and i think got married again.
red mail Hoof
Am researching the Hoof family from Dawley. Harriet born c1837 married John Holmes. Parents James & Elizabeth Hoof.
red mail Skelton
I am researching my family who originate from the Dawley/Madeley area.
red mail Baileys of Dawley Shropshire
Robert Bailey born in Dawley 14-2-1869 had a brother Walterand sisters Annie,Polly and Rose .Married Emma Harris from Horsehay born 30-11-1871.She had brother Isaac and sister Polly.Robert and Emma moved to Wigan where they married on 5-3-1892 Any more information gratefully received
The Rising Sun Dawley
Trying to find a pub Called The Rising Sun in Dawley, which is no longer there. My Great Grandfather Isaac Vaughan born 1823 lived there. My grandmother Isaac's daughter married John Harry Jones they also lived in Dawley, around 1891 Does anyone know where this pub was? or any information on the Jones family.
I am looking for any descendants of John Evans(blacksmith)from Dawley shorpshire. My husband is a descendant of his son George Samuel Evans(miner)born in Dawley around 1836, He married a lady called Elizabeth in Wednesbury and moved to ogley hay before moving to Micklefield Yorkshire.
red mail Woodvine/Humphries/Perry/Hoof
Any info on the above names in the Dawley area would be appreciated. Cheers
red mail Edwin Lockley and Edgerton Divorce
I am trying to find any information regarding an Edwin Lockley who was the co-respondent in a Divorce case in 1921 between John Edgerton and Edith Edgerton. The adultery took place in Dawley, Shropshire during 1919. I would be interested to know also who lived in the following addresses in 1919 - 10 or 12 Finger Road, Dawley or 10 or 12 Crown Street, Dawley.
red mail Darrall.
I have emailed a couple of you regarding this name but for anyone else interested the name was originally spelt Dorrall & only changed to Darrall sometime after 1861.They lived at number 4 Hollywell Lane from about 1720 or before until at least 1871.The first owner was Edward Dorrall.In 1863 a Elizabeth Dorrall was living there with her son Thomas.In 1787 Thomas married a Mary Morgan and their son Benjamin was born in 1789.Benjamin is listed as living in the house with his wife Margaret andtheir six children in 1841.By 1861 Benjamin had died and Margaret was living there with two sons " George " and " William ".In 1871 George "Darrall" is listed as living there with his wife Emma and their son Thomas.The house was the oldest of all the houses on Hollywell Lane and I have a photograph of it taken in 1772.As a matter of correctness Hollywell Lane was in the village of Little Dawley and not Dawley.I hope this will be of interest to all concerned.
red mail Holywell Lane, Dawley
I am interested in the history of Holywell Lane, any details of the cottages, the families residing there and photos of the buildings. (It is probable that my g-g-g-g-g-grandfather built the first cottage in the Lane pre 1726). Can anyone please helpmy one street study?
red mail Darrall, Thomas
Thomas Darrall (bap 9/7/1763) married Mary Morgan on the 19/2/1787 at Dawley. His mother, Elizabeth (nee ?) lived in Holywell Lane at the time of his birth. Who was the father of Thomas and did he have any brothers and sisters?
red mail Darrall, Elizabeth, Daniel And Mary
A Thomas Darrall married Mary, nee Morgan, on the 19th February 1787 at Dawley Church. Three of their children were Elizabeth (bap 7/10/1792), Daniel (bap 1/6/1794) and Mary (bap 12/6/1796). Does anyone know what became of these three?
red mail Darrall, Mary Ann, Fanny And Elizabeth.
I have a Mary Ann (ch 13/9/1812), Fanny (ch c1819) and an Elizabeth Darrall who were the daughters of Benjamin and Margaret, nee Tranter. In the 1841 census, all but Mary Ann were living in Holywell Lane, Dawley. Does anyone know what became of the three girls?
red mail Ward
Looking for any info. regarding the Ward family in Dawley. George Ward, wife Rosehannah, known children - Fanny, Mary and Thomas.

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