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Offline jean Sandra

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Challenor Family
« on: Wednesday 11 August 04 12:42 BST (UK) »
Help!
Is there anyone who can help me find a group of very elusive ancestors who originated in Staffordshire but went on to live in Cheshire?
The family were earthenware dealers/hawkers/travellers who ended up in the  Hyde, Newton, Stockport area of Cheshire.
The earliest was a William Challenor, his son Richard was born about 1819 in Stafford (possibly the town). William probably had at least 2 other children Martha and Enoch.
Richard had 3 children Mary born Hazel Grove area 1856, Simeon born 1858 and Enoch born 1859.
The names Enoch and Simeon are quite unusual so if anyone has come across similar Challenors I would be very interested and extremely grateful for any details.
Lancashire:
     Holland, Rothwell, Speake, Mills,                 Byrne, Healey, Cowburn, Thorpe,
Wolstencroft, Boulton, Holt
Cheshire:
       Daniel, Eccles, Challenor,Holt, Swift, Boulton, Thorniley, Sharman, Wilson, Hindley,
Dawson
Derbyshire:
       Sharman, Cocker, Coates, Swift, Thorniley
Cornwall
        Stephens, Bate, Cock
Leicestershire
         Dawson
Worcestershire
          Mills, Slater, Dukes
Berkshire
           Slater
Ireland
            Byrne
Staffordshire

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Re: Challenor Family
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 11 August 04 13:04 BST (UK) »
Here are some Challenor/Challinors from the 1881 census


 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability
 Simeon CHALLINOR   Head   M   Male   26   Macclesfield, Cheshire, England   Hawker Or Pedlar     
 Ellen CHALLINOR   Wife   M   Female   26   Macclesfield, Cheshire, England   Hawker Or Pedlar     


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Source Information:
  Dwelling   5 Lower Bank Street
  Census Place Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
  Family History Library Film   1341837
  Public Records Office Reference   RG11
  Piece / Folio   3492 / 4
  Page Number   1


 Household:

 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability
 Richard CHELLENOR   Head   M   Male   62   Stafford, England   Hawker     
 Elizth. CHELLENOR   Wife   M   Female   40   Poynton, Cheshire, England       
 Mary CHELLENOR   Daur   U   Female   25   Furness Vale, Cheshire, England   Cotton Weaver     
 John STRONG   Boarder   M   Male   37   Bristol, Gloucester, England   Boiler Maker     
 Samuel BATMAN   Boarder   U   Male   23   Bristol, Gloucester, England   Boiler Maker     
 Harry BINGHAM   Boarder   U   Male   27   Bristol, Gloucester, England   Boiler Maker     
 Jemima CHELLENOR   Daughter In Law   M   Female   23   Brampton, York, England   Dress Maker     


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Source Information:
  Dwelling   76 Bennett St
  Census Place Newton In Ashton Under Lyme, Cheshire, England
  Family History Library Film   1341968
  Public Records Office Reference   RG11
  Piece / Folio   4049 / 26
  Page Number   25
 
Hope these are of some help

Nicky
Census Information is Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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Lynch - Ireland, Devon and Channel Islands
Whall and Pye - Norwich, Essex and Kent
Cotterill - Warwickshire
Adams - North and East Riding of Yorkshire
Preest, Dufty Lewis, Aston - Forest of Dean

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Re: Challenor Family
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 11 August 04 14:34 BST (UK) »
Hi Nicky,
many thanks for the information.
Richard Challenor is the correct person as Jemima the wife of Simeon, who isn't present on the census list, was my 2x great grandmother.
The Simeon on the census is surprisingly not the Simeon who was the son of Richard. His age is close to that of Richard's son and all I can think is that the father of the Simeon in Macclesfield was possibly the brother of Richard and they had a close family member called Simeon. Possibly a father or brother. At one time I did wonder if the two Simeon's were the same person and he was a bigamist. However they were born in different years and their seperate births registered as such. I do think there is a link though.
Many thanks again,
Jean
Lancashire:
     Holland, Rothwell, Speake, Mills,                 Byrne, Healey, Cowburn, Thorpe,
Wolstencroft, Boulton, Holt
Cheshire:
       Daniel, Eccles, Challenor,Holt, Swift, Boulton, Thorniley, Sharman, Wilson, Hindley,
Dawson
Derbyshire:
       Sharman, Cocker, Coates, Swift, Thorniley
Cornwall
        Stephens, Bate, Cock
Leicestershire
         Dawson
Worcestershire
          Mills, Slater, Dukes
Berkshire
           Slater
Ireland
            Byrne
Staffordshire

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Re: Challenor Family
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 11 August 04 16:30 BST (UK) »
Hi
here is simeon and his wife jemima on the 1891 census.

Civil Parish - Harborne
Village - Smethwick
County - Staffordshire

Simeon Challenor, head, married, male, 32, matchman in factory,
Jemima Challenor, wife, married, female, 32
Elizabeth Challenor, daughter, female, 9, scholar
Ernest Challenor, son, male, 7, scholar
Alice Challenor, daughter, female, 5,scholar
Rowland Challenor, son, male, 3

If you would like the images then message me with your email address and I will forward it to you.

Nicky
Census Information is Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Sewell - Surrey
Lynch - Ireland, Devon and Channel Islands
Whall and Pye - Norwich, Essex and Kent
Cotterill - Warwickshire
Adams - North and East Riding of Yorkshire
Preest, Dufty Lewis, Aston - Forest of Dean

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Re: Challenor Family
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 11 August 04 17:23 BST (UK) »
Many thanks Nicky.
Yes they are my 2x great grandparents and elizabeth aged 9 is my great grandmother.
Thank you
Jean
Lancashire:
     Holland, Rothwell, Speake, Mills,                 Byrne, Healey, Cowburn, Thorpe,
Wolstencroft, Boulton, Holt
Cheshire:
       Daniel, Eccles, Challenor,Holt, Swift, Boulton, Thorniley, Sharman, Wilson, Hindley,
Dawson
Derbyshire:
       Sharman, Cocker, Coates, Swift, Thorniley
Cornwall
        Stephens, Bate, Cock
Leicestershire
         Dawson
Worcestershire
          Mills, Slater, Dukes
Berkshire
           Slater
Ireland
            Byrne
Staffordshire

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Re: Challenor Family
« Reply #5 on: Friday 05 November 04 19:11 GMT (UK) »
 
Hi Jean,

I thought this site might be interesting, as I found it whilst looking for some of my Grosvenor rellies in Staffordshire.

http://www.netcentral.co.uk/steveb/allpotters/263.htm

Cheers,

Tony Grosvenor

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Re: Challenor Family
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 06 November 04 11:38 GMT (UK) »
Hi Tony,

thank you for the link to the pottery site.
It certainly made me think as from about 1840 onwards the family through two generations were earthenware dealers / hawkers. I wonder which pottery company in Staffordshire they used?

Regards

Jean Sandra
Lancashire:
     Holland, Rothwell, Speake, Mills,                 Byrne, Healey, Cowburn, Thorpe,
Wolstencroft, Boulton, Holt
Cheshire:
       Daniel, Eccles, Challenor,Holt, Swift, Boulton, Thorniley, Sharman, Wilson, Hindley,
Dawson
Derbyshire:
       Sharman, Cocker, Coates, Swift, Thorniley
Cornwall
        Stephens, Bate, Cock
Leicestershire
         Dawson
Worcestershire
          Mills, Slater, Dukes
Berkshire
           Slater
Ireland
            Byrne
Staffordshire

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Re: Challenor Family
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 06 November 04 12:50 GMT (UK) »
Hi Jean,

I think you will find that they were trading as a Earthenware manufacturer from 1842 till 1892.  Have a look around that site, there is lots of info on them and where they lived.

Cheers,

Tony Grosvenor

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Re: Challenor Family
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 16 November 04 09:18 GMT (UK) »
Many thanks Tony
Regards
Jean Sandra
Lancashire:
     Holland, Rothwell, Speake, Mills,                 Byrne, Healey, Cowburn, Thorpe,
Wolstencroft, Boulton, Holt
Cheshire:
       Daniel, Eccles, Challenor,Holt, Swift, Boulton, Thorniley, Sharman, Wilson, Hindley,
Dawson
Derbyshire:
       Sharman, Cocker, Coates, Swift, Thorniley
Cornwall
        Stephens, Bate, Cock
Leicestershire
         Dawson
Worcestershire
          Mills, Slater, Dukes
Berkshire
           Slater
Ireland
            Byrne
Staffordshire