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The unknown children of Samuel Cooper and Hannah Steele of Barthomley

Samuel Cooper of Alsager, Cheshire, married Hannah Steele of Alsager on 19 November 1761 at St. Bertoline’s, Barthomley, Cheshire. The two of them would become not just my 6-greats grandparents, but also the ancestors of just about every Cooper in … Continue reading

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Richard Hickson of Middlewich – a success

My four-greats grandparents include Richard Hickson and his wife, Alice, nee Davies, who were married on 8 July 1815 at St. Michael & All Angels in Middlewich, Cheshire. I had Richard in the 1841 and 1861 censuses – but not … Continue reading

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Richard Bate and the error in Acton Parish Register

Richard Bate, my great-great-great grandfather, married Ann Higgins 11 July 1844, at Sandbach. Who were his parents? For some considerable time I thought they were James and Susannah Bate of Acton (near Nantwich) in Cheshire, but in trying to sort … Continue reading

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