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Spode of Sandbach pages and report

I have just loaded up the story of my Spode ancestors, back to Thomas Spode and Jone Read. There is a set of informally written pages, plus a link to a computer-generated report that includes footnotes telling you where I … Continue reading

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The wedding of Edward Turner and Martha Cooper

In my last post, I talked about finally finding out what happened to my 4 great grandmother,  Martha Cooper, nee Spode. She married Edward Turner, widower and bricklayer, at All Saints, Madeley, Staffordshire, on 19 September 1854. On the marriage … Continue reading

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Martha Cooper, nee Spode – what happened to her?

My 4 great grandparents on the Cooper line were William Cooper (1792-1852) and Martha Spode (b abt 1793 in Sandbach, Cheshire). They married 19 September 1814 in Barthomley, Cheshire; had 8 children (known to me); and William was killed by … Continue reading

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