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red mail Looking for William Fred Lewis
William Fred Lewis born London 24th August 1871. Wife - Maria White b 29th Oct 1889 in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. First son Guy Frederick born Stockwell, Lambeth 5th Nov 1914, at this time he was a motor mechanic. Daughter Agnes born Sept 1916, by then the family had moved to 17 Wellesley Street, Hanley. His occupation was motor mechanic. Guy Frederick and Agnes were christened together at the Parish Church Shelton 13th Sept 1916. William Fred's passport shows aged 45 he travelled as an engineer to the Gold Coast in Nov 1914 and returned to Liverpool Sept 1917. His second son Roy was born 5th March 1919 at Hanley, the family were living at 63 Corporation Street. William Fred was still a motor engineer. I have a business card which refers to Lewis & Co Expert Automobile Engineers and gives the address 63 Stoke Road, Shelton, Stoke on Trent. I believe. he died in 1919. I have no idea which part of London William Fred was born in, who his parents were, what his early life was like, how he met Maria White, what work he did in Hanley. Any hints that might help get over a brick wall would be very welcome.
red mail Allen family
Looking for information on Silas Allen 1860-1925. He lived in Cobden Street, Northwood. He married Mary Ann Davies.
red mail Barlow family
Looking for Barlow family who lived in York street, Hanley
red mail PICKIN
I'm looking for information on a Lydia Pickin. I know she was born in about 1813 and died around 1891. In 1841 she's listed on the census as single and the head of the house. She appears again on the 1881 census as living at 18 North Street, Hanley, Stoke upon Trent. She lists herself as a widower but I can't find any evidence of a marriage. She also has a daughter living with her which she lists at Bithar, born in 1857. Lydia also lists grandchildren as Charles born 1866, Emma born 1874, Martha E. born 1876 and Sarah A. born 1877. She also has boarders John Bourne and Ellen Clewes. Can anyone tell me anything more about this family or their address in 1881. Thanks for reading and in anticipation of your reply.
red mail Hall family
I believe I am related to the halls who owned a lodging house in Union street Hanley stoke on Trent but I have no living relatives and what I no is very limited my mother was Elsie Hall born 1922 I think her mum was name Mary and her father Thomas any help would be very grateful I have found the lodging house on the internet but need some help. Sue
red mail Hammersley Family
I am trying to find details on John Hammersley - born around 1807 who was transported to Tasmania as a convict. The only information I have is bellow. Conviction & Transportation Sentence Severity Sentence Severity Sentenced to 15 years Crime: - Convicted at: Staffordshire Assizes Sentence term: 15 years Ship: David Clarke Departure date: 3rd June, 1841 Arrival date*: 3rd February, 1842 Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
red mail Marriage of Alfred James Lomas to Ann (perhaps Salt)
Hello, we are trying to find details that lead to the marriage of Alfred James Lomas to we think Ann Salt. We believe Ann was from Bucknall born around 1875. Alfred (1876)was from Lancashire (and thought to be adopted). Any clues appreciated. Kind Regards tony
red mail help locating ancestor involved in Chartist Riots 1842
William Johnson b 1821 Hanley Staffordshire was involved in the Chartist Riots 1842 charged at assizes and sessios held within the county doc ref HO27/68 tried at the special commission on 1st Oct 1842 he was sentenced to 15 years transported to Tasmania aboard the ship John Renwick departed Spithead/London 7th Dec 1842 states also Burglary of the home of Mr Griffiths (Solictor) Shelton Staffs. On Williams convict records it states occ packer at Potteries and that he was married, Native Place Hanley, wife Sarah, 1 child Np ( does this mean no parent) S Anna2 b James Joseph ( does this mean brothers) ( no mention of childs name) I have searched free Eng Births but cannot find one which I can prove as I do not have Williams parents, I have also looked for marriage but with no Surname of Sarah can't find, I have also searched for birth of child but not having a name makes that impossible I also checked 1841 census but only found a William in prison matching his birthdate. I would appreciate anyone who could help me pursue this family in England, i have his history after he was transported. He also named his Daughter Sarah born in 1853 in N.S.W after he was pardoned together with his then wife Ellen mclean ( no marriage ever found despite stating 1850 Launceston Tasmania. Any advice very welcome Regards Trish
red mail Thomas Fenton born 1836 Hanley
Trying to find details of my GG grandfather, who ended up living in Fiji where he died 15 May 1914. He is listed as living in West Bromwich in the 1851 census.
red mail Horse and Jockey, Union Street, Hanley
Does anyone know anything about this pub
red mail Mace Family
I am looking for the remaining family of Mary Emma Mace born 1881, Walter Mace born 1884 or William Mace born 1877. Mother & father were Jane and William Mace. They all lived in Hanley, Stoke on Trent in 1901. Ralph Mace was born to Mary Emma Mace in 1918.
red mail DEAN Thomas & Hannah (Hanley, Lancaster, Liverpool, Burnley & Upholland)
The following is extracted from the 1881 census in regards to Thomas & Hannah Dean - my paternal great grand-parents. The entry for Herbert Arthur (paternal grandfather) is missing - he was born in Bolton in 1886! At this point I think I need to continue to trace the family of Thomas Dean around HANLEY, Staffordshire in the early c.19th and trace 'Hannah' of LANCASTER, Lancashire (abt.1853). There is a reference for Thomas (I think) at Stoke on Trent XVII, 193 (poss. 198). Judging by the dates, I think I am looking for a wedding around 1872-1873 - and possibly a shotgun?? (Surprising Thomas made it beyond 1872!) b.1844, Hanley: Dean Thomas 37 Head Police Constable Hanley, Staffordshire census locn: Roby Mill, Upholland, Lancashire; b.1853, Lancaster: Dean Hannah 28 Wife Lancaster, Lancashire census locn: Roby Mill, Upholland, Lancashire; b.1872, Liverpool: Dean Thomas H J 9 Son Scholar Liverpool, Lancashire census locn: Roby Mill, Upholland, Lancashire; b.1875, Burnley: Dean Elizabeth 6 Daughter Scholar Burnley, Lancashire census locn: Roby Mill, Upholland, Lancashire; b.1879, Burnley: Dean Annie Isabell 2 Daughter Burnley, Lancashire census locn: Roby Mill, Upholland, Lancashire; b.1880, Upholland: Dean John William 5 M Son Upholland, census locn: Lancashire Roby Mill, Upholland, Lancashire; With this number of children - I suspect there will be others out there researching the same Thomas & Hannah Dean! Would love to hear from you, or anyone else who has information about this family. Best wishes and happy searching.
red mail Henry John Stanton- baker
I am looking for information on my Great Grandfather Henry Stanton who was a baker working in Hanley or thereabouts sometime between 1911 - 1950. I would be grateful for any information as to where he worked or if anyone knew him.
red mail Thomas Bowyer
My great great grandmother was Eliza Bowyer b 1840 in Hanley. They lived High St, Hanley 1841 and Northwood 1851 and 61. Her father is on the marriage certificate as Thomas Bowyer a potter but is not on any census. Elizas mother was Mary, with siblings William, Levenia, Frances, Anne and Henry. Can anyone help me with where Thomas was please?
red mail cartlidge
I am looking for a John Cartlidge who had a daughter Eliza born in 1865/6.Eliza was living in Hanley at the time of her marriage to David Edwards in 1886
red mail Back Chell Street/road
Looking for a street or road called Back of Chell St/Rd in hanley Ancesters born in this st, can any body help
red mail Boulton Family
information on the Boulton family who lived in the Northwood,Far Green area. Leonard and Eliza owned a fruit shop in Hulton Street and a stall in Hanley market. His father William was a greengrocer too.
red mail Swift family
Looking for information on Thomas Swift Drapers who had premises on Market street Hanley. Swift family living in Hanley stoke on trent.
red mail Baggley-Devenny
I am seeking information about (Grandparents) Joseph Ernest Baggley & Mary Baggley nee Devenny living at Brook Street Hanley in the early 1920's. 5 children were born unfortunatley Mary died during child birth in 1922. Joseph was a coal miner and Mary worked in the pottery industry. Joseph & Mary's elder son ( Joseph "Jeff" Ernest) once lived in or near Eturia Vale Road possibly in the 1940's. All 5 children were adopted or fostered.
red mail Matthews
I am looking to trace the parents of William Matthews born 1892 at Hanley and his brother George born 1898 also at Hanley. All I know is that their father was also called William but nothing else. I know William 1892 married Margaret Warrilow born 17 Jan 1983 on the 8th Jun 1919 at Hanley and he died on the 28 May 1940 at North Stafford Royal Infirmary. I also know George died on the 15th Jan 1958 at Burslem. Both George and William served in India in the 1st World War. It would appear that their births were not registered.
red mail COOPER
I am trying to find info on a JOSEPH COOPER (b.19 Dec poss** 1865, Hanley; died 3 Feb 1940 Walmer) Trade - collier He married Elizabeth Paulina Hoile, 1891. Father listed on marriage certificate as JAMES COOPER, coal pit engine driver **(NB There is a possibility - only - that Joseph changed his surname to enlist underage, in which case his father also entered his name as Cooper to correspond on the marriage certificate) The name CHARLESTON/CHARLESWORTH have been rumoured but I don't know if there is anything in that rumour Joseph enlisted in the Royal Marines at Hanley on 19 Dec 1884 - possibly underage? Based Walmer and Chatham until 1889, then transferred to Plymouth division. Any help on Joseph or his parents would be most appreciated many thanks,
red mail Colclough/Sullivan
I am trying to find out whether there are any descendents of William Wilson Colclough (b 1881 in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent) who married Florence May Sullivan (B 1883 in Salford, Lancashire) The marriage took place at St Thomas' Church, St Annes-on-Sea, Lancashire in 1922 Any information please
red mail Bosley
Looking for information on the Bosley family in 1860's
red mail Bentley-Davies, Hanley
Looking for information on family of Ann Bentley born about 1815/16 in Hanley, Stoke on Trent. She married David Davies (Davis)(a crate maker)10th Dec 1833 in Stoke. Lived in Northwood district of Hanley - High St. and Cobden St. Children: James, Joseph, David, John, Thomas and Harriet. For a while lived with Sarah Bentley (b about 1807)(census gave her as Ann's monther but the age diff. was too small. Other names that crop up are Thomas Bentley (1802), John Bentley (1826) Susan Bentley (1833), Thomas Bentley (1835) and James Bentley (1837).
red mail Winkle William Henry
I'm trying to trace relatives of William Henry Winkle born 1885. His parents were Thomas (born 1837 Mitcheldean Gloucester ) and Mary Winkle (born 1839 Hanley) living at 176 Leek Road, Shelton, Stoke on Trent. I'm not sure how many brothers and sisters he had he may have had others, I do know there was Ann (born 1862 ) Mary born 1865(occupation "Sponger"), Thomas born 1869, Albert born 1872, Annie born 1875(occupation "Potters Dipper"), Bertha born 1877(occupation "potters Maker"), Robert born 1882 (occupation coal miner) and William all born in Hanley. William married Isabelle they had a son who's name is Alfred ( Alf ) my half brother. At one time my farther had a haulage and coal business called W.H.Winkle and Son Haulage Contractors / Saloon cars for hire / Wedding speciality. Isabelle died approximately on the 03-08-1943, I don't have an address for Alf after this. In 1901 my farther lived at 98 Rose Street Hanley,in 1924 he was living at 8 Mayer Street Hanley, in 1933 he was living at 181 Bucknall New Road Hanley,in 1943 according to his National Identity Card he lived at cafe and filling Station Baldwin's Gate Stoke --5A Russell Street Shelton--201 Doncaster Road ( hard to make out looks like ) Wath Upon Deane, in 1945 he was living at 205 Bucknall New Road Hanley he then moved to Kent. I would dearly love to make contact with members of our family please help me to do this.
red mail Northwood,Hanley
Can anyone throw any light on the boxing career of Danny (Daniel Rhodes)aka "Driver Rhodes ?" born 1898 in Hanley. I believe his occupation was Coal Miner before he turned Prof... I know his boxing career was between 1910's - 1930's any information or photographs would be grately appreciated. I'm his wifes Half Grand Niece......
red mail The Pinches
I am looking for any information on the Pinches family of Hanley my Grandmothers family came from there I have got back to 1860 when her father married a Ann Washington and i know Ann mother was Elizabeth but on the marriage certificate of Ann there was no mention of a father
red mail hanley alcocks
trying to find details of parents of william alcock born 1836 husband of eliza mayer. one of their sons albert married lily groark, her parents were john groark and eliza cuthbertson / littleton any details of siblings appreciated
red mail Hamlet Maitland
My husband is a direct descendant of Hamlet Maitland, born 1821, married Mary Hackney in Hanley. Moved to Dudley in 1850s, and died in 1867. I would love to go further with Hamlet, but have drawn a blank. Any help anyone?
red mail Winkle
I am searching for anyone who may know about Maud Winkle b. 1895 father John T Winkle a hairdresser, and Clara Winkle formerly Butterfield from London.Maud's father and mother split up and she stayed with her father. Her brother John Victor went to live with Uncle Samuel Baxter and her sister Gladys stayed with her mother who was housekeeper to Frank Middleton. Gladys married Frank Dean Leese.
red mail Fred Leese
I am researching my Lees or Leese family ancestors in Hanley, Shelton, Fenton areas. My great grandfather was Archibald Lees, born in Hanley on 8 Apr 1844. Address or place on marriage was Lane End. His first marriage was to Charlotte Fletcher. He then moved to Worcester for 22 years to work in Worcester Porcelain. His 3rd wife was Sarah Ellen Leese, formerly Hall. They had a son, Fred Leese born 4th Feb 1887 at Happy Land, Worcester, where his father was a china gilder. He and his father returned to the potteries where Archibald on 3 February 1914 died at 10 Temple Street, Fenton. Fred Leese was in attendance. The father of Archibald, also called Archibald,was born about 1823, he married in Stoke on Trent on 3 Mar 1844 to Elizabeth Corbishley and died in Hanley on 1 Mar 1873. His father (my great great great grandfather)William Lees (or Leese?) was born about 1788 and he died in Hanley on 21 Dec 1844. Now I have found a potterÂ’s mark with 'William Lees & Sons' and am wondering if it is the same William. All these Lees's or Leese's were potters or china gilders and descendants of the family must still be living in Hanley/Stoke area. I would be very grateful if any of them would make contact with me. The surname was changed bewteen Lees and Leese at various times! But my own grandfather, Colin, seems to have changed it to Lees. Any information or contact please. Is there a family descended from Fred Leese (born 1887) out there in Hanley area? THank you, David
red mail The star inn marsh street hanley
Hi all i am trying to do research on the star inn, which is now the star hotel. the bikers used to do there bike runs from there. i think it was a bikers pub. I want to find out as much as i can before it is demolished. please help
red mail Leat Family Staffordshire
John Leat born 1814 in Bath married Sarah born 1822. Had Daughters + Harriet 1849 - Eliza 1851 - Caroline 1853 - Emma 1860 - Sarah A 1860 - Jane 1869 Sons 1844 - Charles 1847 George edward 1853 Does anyone have any connection with any of them George Edward Leat 1853 married a Sarah Meaker/Meakin 1856 they had daughters Sarah A 1874 - May ? and sons George Edward 1878 - and Charles 1880 does anyone have any connection
red mail Perry Family of Hanley
I am trying to find any info on the family of Arthur Perry of Denbigh St, later Brook Street Hanley. His dad was John Perry of Marsh Street. His son Arthur Gerald Perry was my dad and left Hanley in 1939 and appears not to have gone back. I believe he had a (ex?) wife and 4 kids there at the time. So as you can see he did not talk about his family and I never met my grandparents on that side of the Family. If anyone knows of the Family or where I could get some details I would appreciate it greatly. As I live in Western Australia I would be pleased if anyone can tell me if there are any online records for Hanley churches Many thanks Michael.
red mail Walkers of Hanley
I am looking for information regarding Joseph Walker born about 1834 to William Walker who was a Tailor by Profession, Joseph moved to West Hartlepool, then onto Middlesbrough, I know he had a brother William Walker who I believe was born in Middlesbrough as stated on a Census return in 1861.
red mail Colley, Hanley S-on -Trent
Ann Colley(see Burslem)2nd marriage to William Emery.Her son John born circa 1843(d1892) married Sarah Bennett, she died he married Emma Bennett (cousins and to Arnold the author)John's children: Albert m Cartlidge, Randolph m Jones (of Cobridge),Edward m Hannah ??. Elizabeth m Fred Whalley. Want info re Ann.pre1851. Ann's daughter Helen m Edwards (Smethwick)
red mail Morris. Onions
Looking for the marriage of Frederick James Morris and Louisa Onions. First child, Gladys born 1897, registered Gladys Morris Onions, fourth daughter Alice b. 1918 reg as Morris. Any info please?
red mail Finney family.
Adresses in census given as 19 Cambridge St,33 James St,and 23St Marks Square.The names Thomas, David, William and Stephen seem to be passed through the generations. Any ancestors out there?
red mail hughes
looking for Thomas Hughes, born maybe in Cheadle between 1858-1863,Married to Emily Challiner they were my Great grand parents they lived in Bucknall Hanley area thanks
red mail Beardmore
I am looking for information on Beardmores from the Hanley area. My grat Grandfather was Arthur Beardmore, I believe born in the Hanley Area of Stoke-on-Trent. He died in 1969, Claverley, Shropshire, and was probably in his 80's. He married Esther Ash, further details unknown on her. They had three children, Arthur James, born condover, Shropshire in 1927, Gladys and Betty (Beatrice). Gladys would be my Grandmother. Arthur and Ester appeared to move around quite a lot. They moved from Windy Mundy farm near Condover, shropshire to Wrottersley (basically now Perton housing estate near Wolverhampton)and then to Claverley, Shropshire. Hopefully someone has some i nformation on the beardmore's from this area. John
red mail David Jones
was my gt grandfather living at times in Meadow St, Cobden St, Mount St and Bold St. He married Elizabeth Keeling (parents Stephen Keeling and Eliza Bevington). His father was John Jones and I believe he had a sister Jane - they moved to Hanley from Mold, Flintshire. Rumour in our family is that David and Elizabeth had 17 children although only three of them lived to grow up. We didn't know any names of other possible children but I have with some help found quite a few of them though some still remain a mystery. David sailed to Australia on 21 April 1886 on the Duke of Argyll but returned quite quickly - we don't know when nor how he funded the journeys. He moved with his family to Salford sometime after 1895 but returned in the early 1900s - his wife died in 1901 in Salford so I'm guessing it might have been soon after that. Does anybody know anything more about this family, please? Many thanks. Bev
red mail Wilson family
Looking for info on Wilson family, Hanley, Stoke on Trent. Frederick Wilson (father) Leonard Leopold Wilson (son) married Elizabeth Williams
red mail BROOKS
Lillian b. 1898
red mail GRAINGER
*Mary b. 1883, *William b. 1887, *Sarah b. 1889, *Thomas b. 1891, *Frank b. 1893, *Annie b. 1895
red mail STEELE
James STEEL b. 1897, Henry STEELE b. 1900
red mail PLATTS
William PLATTS b. 1838 in Coleorton, Leicester married Elizabeth MANN in Stafford Children: *Mary A. b.1854, *Sarah J. b.1861, *William b.1863, *Emily b.1866, *Joseph b.1870, *Felix b.1874, *Ada b.1876, *Elizabeth b.1878, *Eunice b.1880
red mail Bowyer
Any details about Joseph Bowyer 1843 and his wife Mary (nee Calikin) 1843 and their children will be gratefully accepted.
red mail Wilshaw
Any details about William and his wife Anne (nee Harrsion) would be gratefully accepted
red mail Brough
I have a family of Brough living or sharing the same house as my Bowyers. I would like anyone to get in touch with me if they know anything about John Brough and his wife Fanny Nee Burgess. They had several children including John, Martha, Emma and Mary. Possibly a Thomas.
red mail Berry - Hanley (Stoke)
I am searching for any information on the Berry Family who may still have connections with Hanley. My grandmother Catherine Berry born in Hanley married a Charles Beckett. Her parents Mary Ellen and Thomas moved from Wednesbury approx 1916. Mary Ellen's mother's surname was Dignal again from Hanley.
red mail Poole/Ford
I'm the grandson of Walter Joseph Poole/Annie ElizabethFord. Any one interested?
red mail Woodward of Ellastone
Researching Woodward family from Thomas "around 1677" in Ellastone.Then Son Samuel 1706,Henry 1748 to date.Anyone tie-up,please? derrick.
red mail Ellastone Staffs;
Researching Woodward family 17th;centuryto d
red mail Tinkersclough - Hanley
Anyone out there know anything about Tinkersclough pottery? George & Emma Massey ran this business. I believe, starting in Hope Street Hanley, they were married in 1845. I would appreciate hearing from anyone who knows anything about the business or their ancestors
red mail Price, Joseph,Hannah,Mary Ann, John HW. family
This family is found in Hanley in the 1901 census. Hannah Wharton Price was born in Woodlesford, Yorkshire and her husband and children were born in Hanley. Would like to connect with anyone having knowledge this family.
red mail Boddington Family
Looking for relatives of Walter Beresford Boddington b1860 Hanley married my gg Aunt Louisa Armstrong children Violet M and Stuart/Stewart Ward Boddington. Walter's father William Cockson Boddington married Ann Maria Ward 1853. Walter's Grandfather Thomas Boddington married Elza Hackwood 1827. Walter's g grandfather Joseph b1770 married Elizabeth Worrall in 1793. Can anybody help?
red mail Looking for John Gurr
John Gurr married Ruth Cook 25 Dec 1809 St Clements, Hastings.... Where did John come from who is his parents brothers and sisters????? Also Ann Gurr who married a James Selmes... Are John and Ann brother and Sister. Also the neice of Ruth Cook, Harriet Cook married a Henry Gurr.. Do all these Gurr's connect or are they all from dif lines of Gurr's.. Would love to hear from anyone that could shed some light on it all for me..
red mail Mee
Searching for information regarding my grandfather and his family. Harry Mee, born Dec 29, 1879. Parents - John Mee and Elizabeth Gould. He had a brother, John Eli, born Aug 10, 1876.
red mail Westwood-Brewood/Hanley Staffs
I am researching the Westwood family tree, William Westwood from Coppenhill penkridge in the 1600's and then his ancestors who moved to Hanley Stoke on trent in the 1700s.
Louisa Lloyd born 1882
Have you Louisa Lloyd in your tree born 1882 of parents Emanuel & Rachel living at Furlong Lane Tunstall in 1891.
I am looking for my wife's g grandfather William RATCLIFFE born in Lancashire ? between Feb and April 1848. Raised a family in Hanley, Stoke on Trent in Chell Street. Died Feb 1892 aged 43 years.
red mail Woodward Research
Please is anyone researching the WOODWARD family,around Hanley?Branches found in Shelton(Bank Farm),Northwood (Cat Inn) and franklyn St;Hanley.
red mail Deaville Family Hanley
Looking for relatives from Bert and Elsie Deaville. Their children My mom was syliva, she had a sister Alma and brother bert. Syliva and alma came to America. Hope someone can help
red mail BOULD family of Hanley
Looking for anyone who may link in to the BOULD family of Hanley.
red mail Leat George Edward Hanley staffs
George Edward Leat Born 1853 married to Sarah Meaker / Meakin of Newcastle born 1856. Lived at 72 Charles Street Hanley, had 4 children that I know of, one of which was my Grand Father George Edward Leat born 1878 etc etc Can any one match up with this I await to hear
Eliza Keeling
Looking for ancestors of Eliza Keeling, born in Hanley c1838. Father was James Keeling , her mother may have been Mary (Fox?). She married John Hulme in Wolstanton in 1858.
red mail Wilcox - Ryder
has anyone details of the wilcox or ryder families from Penkville st Hanley area. John Wilcox worked in the Bratt & Dykes department store. Lily Ryder worked as an paintress in the pottery industry
red mail ormskirk
Mansion House Academy, Ormskirk. Does anybody have any information on this School which my ancestor Henry Brownbill Shields attended in 1851. Does the building still exist. I would like to know. Any help would be most appreciated.
red mail Hassall thomas
Looking for Sampson Hassall father of Thomas Hassall born 1857 Hanley Stoke in Trent who married Mary Ellen Clewes (Clowes) 1881.
I am tracing my LEESE family history. My great-grandfather was LEVI LEESE (born in 1861, Hanley). He married MARY ELLEN CAMPBELL in 1883. They lived the rest of their lives in Hanley. If anybody out there shares a link with these two then I would love to hear from you.
red mail Plough Inn
I am trying to find out some information on the Plough Inn, High Street, Hanley. It is listed as the place of death of my great-grandmother in 1875. I would be most grateful if people could help me out with any information that they might have on the inn.
I am trying to help a friend find his birth family kenneth farrington b 1938 in lambeth london fostered in leek from age 11 mother's name mary ellen farrington thought to have come from the hanley area any help please
red mail Update Toplis /Toplas
Harriett (Toplis) b 1878 named Toplas have found father James b 1821 mother Jemima Edge b 1833 siblings Edwin b1860 Herbert b1863 E llen b 1871 anyone else have this family in there tree please
red mail WHITFIELD, James 1828
Seeking the WHITFIELD family of Hanley, James Whitfield born 1828 in Hanley, parents unknown, was in America by 1850-52, with history of saloon-keeping he brought over with him: interested in his parents, siblings, rumors, etc.
red mail John Hood b 1826 (approx)
John married Emma Keeling in 1848 and lived in Black Horse Lane, Hanley. His father was Thomas Hood but I can't find out who his mother was. He lists his birth place as Norton, Kidsgrove and Brown Edge in various census returns. Any information and dates would be helpful. I am John's great great grandson.
red mail WASE - John & Esther
1851 Census H0107-2005 folio 234 page 3 John located at 8 Marsh Street, Hanley. John age 48, Esther age 48. Also George, age 27, Mary, age 24, Caroline, age 21, Harriet, age 18, Thomas, age 11, and Emma, age 6.
red mail Malbon family
I am looking for details of maternal side's ancestry. My maternal g. grandmother was born Harriet Malbon circa 1830 , married a man called Brain by whom she had many children, including my grandmother Martha. Other chn called James, Frances, Emma, Jane, Mary, Jack, Bertram, William, Ethel, Samson, Edward. I think they all lived in the Hanley/Longton area. Any leads gratefully followed and swapping of information no problem Barbara
red mail gomer
My great grandfather was called gomer jones and lived in Hanley, Staffordshire he had about 9 children in all, including my grandfather Robert. I am looking to find one of his other sons John or Jack, as he was sometimes called, who moved to Crewe and had something to do with the police, can anyone help?
red mail Mark Conway
I am trying to find out what happened to Mark Conway, born in Ireland in approx. 1885 (I believe had a brother James). He would be my g grandfather. I am also looking for Edith Conway (nee Bates) born about the same time. Both disappeared when my mother was approximately age 3 in 1917 and as she was put in an orphanage we have no further records of what happened to them or why. I cannot find death records of either Mark or Edith Conway. Thanks for any help.... Andrea
red mail R.E. Heap
I'm looking for information and photos on a firm called R.E.Heap in Hanley, they issued trade cards in 1915. I'm looking for the cards too!
red mail scalley
I have a john scalley born 1846 he married hannah wright,born 1855.are these your people?
Shenton and Forrester
Iam looking for any decendants of my grandfathers brothers, grandfather Alfred Shenton b 1894 brother Arthur 1898 brother Harold b 1900, Parents John Thomas and mother Sarah Ann Shenton (nee Mobberley)in 1901 they were living in Sefton st Hanley. My grandmother was born Ada Forrester in Hanley in 1882 sister Emiley ab 1877 sister Nellie an1890 and Lilly ab 1893 parents were William and Ruth Forrester(nee Richardson)in 1901 they were living at Canal side S-O-T.Regards Gill
red mail Ggmother hanley
Looking for Harriet Toplass b1877 Hanley m1898 John Brunt b1877 Hanley lived Clanway st Tunstall 1901 Harriet d1902 in Moston Manchester cannot find Harriet in birth and deaths or on census before 1901 any help please thanks.
red mail Felstead
On 16th April 1900 Harry Felstead married Agnes Maud Ball at Etruria Parish Church, address given as Lonsdale Street. No father was shown for Harry. Harry was a dipper aged 21. In 1901 Harry Felstead was living with Agnes and her parents at 65 Boundary Road, Hanley. '1901' states.....he was 21, a potters dipper from Hanley. I can get no further back from this.............can anyone throw any light on my Harry Felstead please ?
red mail william holdcroft
william holdcroft born in 1878 in the northwood area of stoke on trent father deggory / degery holdcroft(1845) mother lavinia holdcroft nee bowyer (1845)married amy whitehurst 1902 please contact me thanks
red mail Looking for the Beech Family in Hanley.
I am trying to trace my mothers family. I think my grandfathers name was William and my grandmothers name was Ellen. My mother (Elsie) had 2 brothers William and Reginald and a sister Millicent. I can remember some connection with the Fox family. I know my grandparents lived in Tarleton Road Hanley, both died in the 1960's I think. I would love to hear from anyone who could help me trace these lost relations. I know that I have relations out there somewhere. We emigrated to Australia in 1955 and all contact has been lost with them.
Leigh family
I have an Albert Leigh born 1877 to Simeon and Harriet. in 1901 he married Lydia Pope at Northwood Church.I cannot find any trace of him after that. Can anyone help please?
red mail phillips/pointon/plevin
tracing family of leonard phillips, father john henry phillips died 1918, mother edna pointon died 1946, brothers henry born 1912, john born 1913 and arthur 1917. leonard's auntie georgina plevin had 3 daughters, she was married to john thomas plevin.
red mail Dougherty/Doherty and Lovatt/Lovat/ Moumford/Mumford familieys
Does anyone have any information regarding Mark Dougherty/Doherty born in Manchester around 1806. I have him marrying Hannah Moumford in 1828 in Stoke on Trent. He then appears on the 1851 census at 21 Bow street (I assume in Stoke/hanley) with his wife and 2 daughters (this time the spelling is Doherty). His daughters are Elizabeth (born circa 1840 and Tamar born circa 1830). He then appears on the 1861 census still at 21 Bow Street with his wife Hannah and his sister in Law Mary Johnson. Elizabeth Doherty (daughter born circa 1840) marries Henry Lovatt (born Lawton Cheshire circa 1838 - fathers name John)in 1860 at Northwood Holy Trinity Church in Hanley Tamar Doherty (daughter) married Samuel Arnett before 1851 as her husband also appears on the census record. I also have the following information on Elizabeth's marriage and children. I would love to find out more information on her husband or her mother. Henry and Elizabeth had 5 children: all born Stoke on Trent and baptized in Hanley Anson Lovatt Born March 1861- died 17/11/1897 Glasgow George Lovatt Born March 1868- died 12/1/1957 Glasgow Martha Elizabeth Lovatt Born June 1870 Sarah Ann Lovatt Born 1874- Died 27/4/1941 Glasgow I think Henry died before 1881 as at this time Elizabeth had moved with the children to Glasgow where she married to Alexander Little in 1881. Any information or tips about how I can get any further with this please send me a mail as I am completely at a loss regarding how I should proceed further. Thanks Pamela
trying to trace the marriage of Arthur Bradshaw born 1837to Alice Bradshaw born abt 1840- children were Caroline, Alice, Jane, Arthur, Herbert, Frances. Arther was a Potters Foreman, and Alice Potters Paintress.1881 census they lived at Elder Terrace (Grove St) Burslem.
red mail Royal Stone China
Names: J.H.&.J. Davis.
Any information on Elijah William Maitland.Married to Elizabeth(nee Morgan),believed to have lived in Turner Street, Hanley,1889.Looking for their eldest son Arthur Maitland born1890 in Hanley staffs.He married Ada (nee, Warburton)in 1915 in Hanley.RELEVANT roads --Rhodes st,Hamilton rd,Oak st.I cannot find any trace of athur after 1916. May have moved to Lambeth area in london in the thirties?.The family were all connected to the tailoring and Drapery trade.
red mail greenhalgh
searching for details of edward and harriet pre 1880s for history of my husbands family in stafordshire.
red mail PENNY
James PENNY born 1834 Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent married MARIA BERRISFORD 27.5.1861 Bucknall Parish Church. Children: Ann Jane,Thomas,Emma, Ellen,James,Dinah,Florence,William,Lilian. Is there anyone else out there researching this Family. I would love tomake contact. June Thompson
red mail PERRY
DENNIS PERRY who was born in SEDGLEY 10.5.1845 married EMMA THORLEY 10.12.1871 in Etruria. They lived in Paddock Street, HANLEY. Is there anyone else researching this Family. I would love to make contact. June Thompson
I would be interested to hear from anyone interested in or linking to the RHODES family below in the Hanley/Shelton areas of Stoke-on-Trent. Daniel RHODES b. Hanley ~1860 Daniel RHODES b. Hanley ~1898
red mail Broomhall/Allen
I am looking for information on Thomas Broomall. He was born approx.1818 and was married according to his sons birth certificate to Jane Allen who would have been born approx. 1819. He was living in High Street Northwood according to the 1851 census.
Trying to Find.
I am trying to find information on a KATE HARRIET WHITEHEAD. Hanley. Staffs. she married in 1885. to ELIJAH MATTHIAS. also from HANLEY STAFFS.
red mail Joseph Durber
Iam searching for any info about a Joseph Durber who was born,I believe in the Hanley area c1890.He went on to marry my Grandmother,Sarah Conway(maiden name) in Bagillt Flintshire in 1913.He was buried in Bagillt Churchyard in c1943.
My great grandmother was born in 1833 HANLEY. sTAFFS.her name was FANNY JOHNSON. she married my great grandfather JOHN MATTHIAS of BRYMBO.DENBIGHSHIRE. they were married at a place called NORTHWOOD but were residing in a place called FARGREEN.FANNY'Sfather's name was JAMES and was a FIREMAN.dont know her mother's name there anyone researching the Johnsons around HANLEY. THANKS.They were married in 1854.
Matthias Family
Amy Florence Dunkley=Born December 1890 Hanley. Married Eli Matthias =1912 in Wellington.Staffs. they had at least 6 children, know of two, one named Cissy born Hanley, 1912. and another named Reginald. born Hanley. 1928. cant find any of the other 4children, would there be anyone researching the Matthias name in Staffordshire?
red mail Poole/ford
Walter Joseoh Poole married to Annie Elizabeth Ford mid 1800. Six children Tom, Maggie,Nellie,Bella Frank, name of other unknown. Have all info on Frank, any info on date of marriage and children.
Cane Or Caine Or Cain
My paternal great grandfather was William Cane or Cain or Caine. He was a shoemaker, born in Bristol c 1840. He is shown in the 1881 census as living in Whitechapel, aged 41, with a wife Mary, aged 37 years. I wish to find information re his birthand his parents, including his mother's maiden name.
red mail Barcroft Family
Deperately seeking leads on John Barcroft & Elizabeth Staram. Married 1802 in Newcastle-under-Lyme.Had 9 children all baptised in Hanley St John. Both John & Elizabeth buried same church....
red mail 28 Bath Street Hanley
Joseph Williams and Sarah Anne Bithell Williams lived at 28 Bath Street, Hanley. Maria Williams was born from this marriage on JUly 28,1880. Sarah Anne died at this address in April 1883.
red mail Hannah Shaw Littleton
Hannah was born Aug 1842. She married Thomas Mace in 1859. She had 5 children in Hanley. Thomas came to the USA in 1869 and his wife and children came a few months later. Would like to know ancestors of Hannah. Her mother was Charlotta Elizabeth Shaw Livingston and father was John Littleton. Appreciate your time. Pat and Joe

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