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Stoke-upon-Trent (and Stoke-on-Trent) Staffordshire
Stoke-upon-Trent, often called just Stoke or Stoke Town, is the original town. Stoke-upon-Trent was also the name of a parish which included most of the area known as "The Potteries". Stoke-upon-Trent is now pa... more
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red mail Rowley in Stoke-on-Trent
My descendants George and Mary Rowley were resident in Stoke in 1871 and I am now able to trace two lines from them. I am interested in any Rowleys hailing from this area. Tom, West Australia
red mail turner family
looking for info'/photo's of Turner family.Parents Josiah and Ann,had 13/'14 children.They lived in Victoria st,Hartshill,late 1800s/early 1900s.Josiah was a house painter.Some of the children worked in pottery,and brass foundry.Four of the girls emmigrated to Canada,then the U.S any info for my family research,greatly appreciated. Thanks.
red mail Budd
could anyone help me to find christopher and danial, my nephews lived in goodwin rd meir i only saw them when they were babies but were always in my thoughts.their grand parents i think ran a pub in rocester they have a half sister joanne.I have so much to tell them about their mum who sadly died 1996.
red mail Swain, Massey
Trying to find family belonging to James Swain who married Ellen Rebecca Massey b. abt 1884. Their children were William, Harry, James, Helen, Jack and David (died young). Ellen died on the 29/5 year unknown but possibly around 1922 in childbirth and James Swain Snr remarried a woman with a ready made family, only details known are that she had a son named Arthur although my g-dad (James) mentioned a sister named Patricia Ann who died when she was 21. I know that Ellen Rebecca Massey had at least one sister. Does anyone know of this family??? Many Thanks
red mail Adams Family - Stoke-on-Trent
Hi there, was wondering if anyone could provide any info on the surname Adams from Stoke-on-Trent and vicinity. My ancestors came to Ohio USA to work in the potteries in East Liverpool around the turn of the twentieth century. Any info would be greatly appreciated!
red mail the Edge family
I am looking for any information about the Edge family particularly Philip Edward Edge, who died in about 1933.He was the head of the waterboard. He married Harriet Wilshaw who came from a wealthy farming family. Her family dis-owned her because of the marriage. They had 5 children Bill, Phillip, Celia, Lilly and Stella (who died january this year at the age of 90)
red mail arthur davis
looking for information on arthur davis, he was born abt 1887 in hanley, married laura greenfield in 1909 and had 3 children, i seem to have 2 arthur davis's following each other through hanley. jackie.
red mail inskip
william inskip. born 13th feb 1870. I am looking for any information
red mail roden
Looking for any information on Edward Roden, married to Agnes Artaud. I believe he had at 5 children - charles, john, wilfred, arthur (my father) and stella. I believe he came from warrington area originally but married agnes and moved to Stoke on Trent (probably Burslem). If you know of either Artauds or Rodens it would be great.
red mail COOPER Frederick Arnold
I'm looking for information of the ancestors of Frederick Arnold Cooper, born Dec 10 1925 and died in 1969 in BC, Canada. He has a sister Elsie and three brothers. He was billeted in Langley, BC, Canada during WWII and met my grandmother, Henrietta Annie Frances Beamish, and they married in 1946. If you have any information on his brothers, sister or parents, I'd greatly appreciate it.
looking for William Everill
I'm looking for information on William Everill & Mattie Brown who married & had two children William Derek Everill dob 1932, & Susan Everill both born in Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent. I would love to know who William Everill's & Mattie Brown's parents were or before them. thankyou
Looking for anyone called Skellam
I'm looking for my Great Granma Skellam, I don't know her first or madien name or her date of birth, Her Husband (don't know his first name) held a high possition in the post office. I do know they had three children my Granma Florance Skellam,(she married Alfred Thomas Pepper they had three children jean, douglas & maureese or mog for short) My Uncle Charlie (He Married a lady called elsie, no madien name, they had two daughters(one had cancer the other had a heart attack, they were both in there 40's) who died within a week of each other a couple of years ago now uncle charlie died two weeks after the last sister died & aunty elsie died twelve months later) & a younger sister, I think was called Jean who died aged 12 of TB. The name SKELLAM is DUTCH & I've been told that my G,G, Grandad Skellam played the violin, he owned a silk mill in Congleton Cheshire & was possibly a magistrate, I do know there is very little to go on but if anyone has any information please pass it on. Thankyou
looking for Alfred Thomas Pepper
I am looking for my grandfather, Alfred Thomas Pepper & any information on my GreatGranfather & GreatGranmother Alfred Thomas's Parents, this is what I know so far; Alfred Thomas Pepper was born to Annie Pepper nee Clewes (no factual dob but born around 1880, given as She died aged 77 in 1956. She was born in Sun St,Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent) & a Mr Pepper,(no factual dob but born around 1895 given he died aged 43yrs in 1927 of the flu) noboby i've spoken to knows his first name(s)everyone said he was just Grandad or Uncle. Annie & her Husband had five children, Alfred Thomas, Arther, Evelyn, Hilda, and Nora, I would like any infomation on these people please. From what i can gather Alfred Thomas was married twice, the second time to my grandma, Florance Pepper nee Skellam dob 31/10/1909. If any one can help me with anybody listed above, no matter how trivial, I will be so greatfull. If you know of anyone before Annie Pepper (nee Clewes) & Mr Pepper I really will be extreamly greatfull. Thankyou
red mail deggory holdcroft
any info on deggory / degery holdcroft please contact me
red mail alice dunn
alice married deggory holdcroft 1904 deggory killed in ww1 any info please contact me
red mail Looking for Joseph Holdcroft
Joseph Holdcroft born about 1884, maried to Elizabeth Gwen Jack on or about 1914. Three children: Betty, Jack, Josephine. Died about 1924.
red mail Hanley Burslem
looking for information on Ellen Slater and William Crane. He was born in Hanley son of Patrick & Mary Crane (Irish) She was born in Burslem. Their som William was born in 1903. William Senior emigrated to Canada along with brother James, William joined Canadian Light Infantry in 1915 and was killed in 1917. Ellen later remarried to a Davies.
red mail help
looking for alfred shelly born 1901? married lucy may whitehall 1924 moved to burton on trent he,s my g/father
red mail 52nd Reg of Light Infantry
Anne Clarke was second wife of Private William Songhurst. He was born 1822 and was sent to Burslem 1850 after several years in Canada. They had William born Birr, Ireland, John Henry born Meerpur and Jane born Sialkot. Returned to England 1862. William became a Gentleman's servant. Any info on this family would be appreciated. Also info on his first wife Sarah who was the mother of his first son James born in Montreal.
red mail Tooth Lowndes Anderson Henderson
Richard Tooth married Catherine Anderson/Henderson 1789 at Whitmore, died 1827 Etruria, Stoke on Trent. Richard and Catherine were parents of John Tooth born 1803 in Hanley. John married Esther Lowndes in 1827. More info available.
red mail allin
I am looking for descendants of THOMAS ALLIN and his wife Sarah(nee Smith) She died in 1891 aged 59-he was still alive in 1901,and had run a grocery business in Stoke on Trent.!I am descended from Saarahs youngest sister Jane,Many thanks.Alan
red mail ENGLISH
Does anyone remember the ENGLISH family from the early 1960's to about 1964/65. There were two boys, Steven(Frank) and David then me Deborah(Debbie)I would love to hear from anyone who remembers my family. Thank you.
red mail Edge
any info about the name especially with reference to Mr Kenneth Edge who worked on the railways between stoke on trent and crewe
red mail Endon/ Stoke-On-Trent
Im looking for information on my great grandad ENOCH BEARDMORE who worked on the canal in Stoke on Trent i would love have more information about his family i do know that he was married twice he had HILDA, IVY, FLORENCE, VIOLET, RENEE, CHARLES, MAURICE, to his first wife (who died giving birth to a little girl called JEAN who also died) twins DAVID and PETER to his second wife. I would love to find out about ENOCH'S brothers and sisters or his parents or his children or anyone with any conections to the family.
red mail LEA
Arthur Bradshaw born abt 1870 married Louisa Chell born abt 1871 children Arthur, Louie, H.Flg Bradshaw, Lilla S Bradshaw and possibly a Laura Bradshaw. 1901 census Arthur was a Designer living at 9 Bath St. Stoke on Trent
red mail Looking for William Henry Walker
said to have been born in Stoke on Trent in 1801. His mother may have been one Sara Chamberlain. He was sent out to Bermuda for poaching circa 1830 along with 2 men named Salt(Jervis & William), Shipley, Coates, Upton.
red mail railway works, stoke-on-trent
Looking for local history and information on the railway workshops in Stoke and any railway records available - in particular George Seaman (formerly from Suffolk) who was a boiler maker in the area.
I am seeking information on Alfred COOPER. He was married to Jane Prophitt. Both were deceased by 1910, either in the UK or in Australia. Their son Samuel Alfred COOPER born 1881/1880 at Stoke on Trent came to Australia sometime before 1910, and married an Australian woman named Stella Elma Ethel Holmes, in Victoria 28.6.1910. Samuel was 29 when he married, Stella was 21. One of their 5 children Alfred COOPER, is my grandfather, born 1913, deceased 1998. Samuels disappearance when my grandfatherand his four siblings were very young was quite mysterious, and we would love to hear from anyone who might be able to shed some light on this for us. My gran Elsie is 86 and would love to complete this part of her life story. I am Samuel's great granddaughter, living in Perth, Western Australia. Thankyou.
red mail Deakin
Jane Deakin married George Scarratt 1827 at St Peters in Stoke on Trent. Jane was christened at St Peters in 1810 with her sister Elizabeth. Parents names were given as Sampson & Sarah, no address given at all & cannot find any further info on Sampson & Sarah! If anyone can help break this wall it would be much appreciated!
red mail EVANS, Joseph B.
My great/g/g/g grandfather was an artist-oils,watercolor,ceramics, and won queens prize 1849-1858 at stoke on trent school of arts. I would like any information available. I have much of his artwork and prizes.
red mail Scarratt - Hanley/Shelton
House Painters/Decorators of Piccadilly in 1800's. Any info on how and when this business started appreciated. Also Richard b:c1786, any info on his place of birth & parents. 1841 census stated that Richard was born outside Staffordshire. Richard married Ann Garner in 1807. Children: George b:1808, Edwin b:1820, Elizabeth b:c1811, Henry b:c1814, Joseph b:c1823. Will gladly share info if any of this sounds familiar.
red mail Thomas Henry Edwards
Does anyone have connections with a Thomas Henry Edwards born March 1879 in Fenton STS. who is likely to have re-married ( as a widower ) from abt 1906 onwards. Previously he had worked in the potteries area as a potters presser and general labourer. He had a sister Agnes born at Fenton STS in 1880. Any leads or clues as to what became of Thomas (Henry) after 1905 would be much appreciated. I have details of this Edwards line back via Fenton and Silverdale to Hatherton CHS circa 1826 Thanks
red mail holdcroft
any person with the christian name of deggory or diggory please contact me thanks
red mail sarah ann carpenter
looking for information on sarah carpenter married to george carpenter lived in shelton/fenton area of stoke on trent according to 1901 census she was still alive then but after that can not find anything about her searched all records unable to findany trace
red mail Hill
I am looking for a Richard Hill his wife's name was Sara Shenton they had 2 son's Richard (born 1881) ,Charles & 3 daughters Alice, Polly & Emily any infomation would be helpfull Mick Hill
red mail Walker
Desperately seeking Olive Walker born circa 1792. She claims to be born in Stoke on Trent or Bucknall according to 1851 and 1861 censuses. She married Thomas Deaville (or Thomas David if you believe the IGI!) in Bucknall in 1811.
red mail Searching for relatives of Gertrude Twyford Ward
I am looking for relatives of/or information about Gertrude Ward nee Twyford. She was born at Stoke on Trent in 1872, Maried John Miller Ward, a Methodist Minister at Stoke on Trent, June 1895. She died Dec.25,1943 and is buried in Leigh ChuurchyardCemetery.
red mail walker family
looking for info on walker family from buslem stoke-on-trent
I am looking for information on the family willding/Wilding of Shelton Stoke on Trent area.
red mail Milward
Clara MILWARD born abt. 1863, Stoke on Trent. Parents, James Milward and Maria? Married to Charles HART. Daughter, Winifred HART. Do you recognise them?

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