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Welcome to the Eachus Family History. The information listed has been researched by many Family members over a 40 year period. Whilst we believe that the information in accurate, errors may occur, please use as a guide and always check the original sources. Updates and corrections are always welcome. To use the tree click on any family name shown or use the search box. Then click “All” to access the information of that family.

GEDCOM Statistics
The Eachus Family of Cheshire, England.
This GEDCOM was created using BROSKEEP 7.0.41 WINDOWS on 12 September 2015
Individuals
Males
13724
50.21%
Females
13595
49.74%
Total surnames
Families
Sources
Media objects
Other records
3
Total events
47147
Total users
9

Earliest birth yearRichard Watmore ‎(I18049)‎
Birth 1420 -- Prescot Lancashire, England
Latest birth yearBenjamin Taylor Griffith ‎(I6668)‎
Birth 12 July 1991
Death 31 October 1991 ‎(Age 3 months)‎
Earliest death yearWilliam Watmore ‎(I18045)‎
Birth 1472 23 -- Prescot, Lancashire, England
Death 1537 ‎(Age 65)‎ -- Stottesdon, Shropshire, England
Latest death year Fred Eachus, Jr ‎(I432)‎
Birth 1 December 1921 23 24 -- Rockwood, Tennessee. U.S.
Death 23 January 2015 ‎(Age 93)‎ -- Tennessee, U.S. ‎[age 93]‎
Person who lived the longest
106
Olive Ida Bucknall ‎(I15980)‎
Birth 1898 36 37 -- York, Yorkshire, England
Death February 2004 ‎(Age 106)‎ -- Doncaster
Average age at death
52
Males: 53   Females: 51
Family with the most children
16
James Bayley + Penelope Salmon ‎(F5004)‎
Marriage 29 June 1780 -- Wybunbury
Average number of children per family
2.91
 
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Most Common Surnames
ADAMSON, AINSWORTH, ALLEN, ASHTON, ATHERTON, BAYLEY, BEECH, BELL, BIRKETT, BLADEN, BONNER, BOOTH, BRACEGIRDLE, BRADBURY, BRADSHAW, BRAIN, BRATHERTON, BROWN, BUCKLEY, BUCKNALL, BURGESS, BUTTERWORTH, CADBY, CARTER, CHAPPELL, CHARLESWORTH, CHURCHILL, COLE, CORDWELL, CREES, CREFFIELD, CURTIS, DALE, DANIELS, DAWSON, DEAN, DERBYSHIRE, DIXON, DUTTON, EACHUS, ENGLISH, EVANS, FISHBURNE, FORSTER, GARNER, GASKELL, GIBBARD, GILBERT, GOULDING, GRAINGER, GREEN, GRICE, GUEST, HALL, HAMLETT, HARRIS, HARRISON, HEATON, HODKINSON, HOGG, HOLDEN, HOLLAND, HOPE, HOUGH, HUGHES, HULME, INGRAM, JACKSON, JAMES, JOHNSON, JONES, KELSALL, LAWMAN, LEA, LEES, LEGGATT, MARTIN, MASON, MASSEY, MAWDSLEY, MEMORY, MILLS, MOLYNEUX, MORREY, MOSS, MULLENDER, NEWTON, NORBURY, OGDEN, OLLIER, OWEN, PALIN, RAWLE, RAYNER, RICHARDSON, ROBINSON, SHAKESHAFT, SHAW, SHELDON, SHIPTON, SIDDELEY, SIMPSON, SMITH, STRAWSON, SUMNER, SUTTON, TAYLOR, TELFORD, THOMAS, TINNION, TODHUNTER, TOMLINSON, TREWEEK, TURNER, VERDIN, WAKEFIELD, WALKER, WALMSLEY, WARD, WARREN, WELCH, WHARTON, WHITEHEAD, WHITTAKER, WICKERSHAM, WILLIAMS, WILSON, WOLSTENHOLME, WOOD, WORRALL, WORTHINGTON, WRIGHT, YARWOOD, YOXALL
The Eachus Family of Cheshire, England.

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On This Day ...
RecordGIVNDateAnniversaryEvent
Basford, Thomas Thomas25 February 1796221Birth 
Bayley, Weston Weston25 February 1851166Burial 
Bethune, Henry Beauderk Henry Beauderk25 February 1884133Baptism 
Bladen, Joseph Joseph25 February 1798219Baptism 
Bracegirdle, Ralph Ralph25 February 1637380Baptism 
Carlile, James Henry James Henry25 February 196750Death 
Chalkley, William
Taylor, Jemima
William25 February 1770247Marriage 
Cotterill, Leslie Gorden Leslie Gorden25 February 1903114Baptism 
Creffield, Charles Charles25 February 1838179Baptism 
Creffield, Issac Issac25 February 1718299Baptism 
Drinkwater, John John25 February 1759258Baptism 
Eachus, Edward Tench
Godfrey, Maria Harriet
Edward Tench25 February 1866151Marriage 
Eachus, John Barton John Barton25 February 1855162Death 
Eachus, Kathleen Kathleen25 February 20089Death 
Eachus, Margaret Margaret25 February 1707310Burial 
Eachus, Sallie F Sallie F25 February 1862155Death 
Eachus, Samuel Samuel25 February 1862155Probate 
Eachus, Walter William Walter William25 February 1871146Burial 
Entwistle, Joseph Joseph25 February 1821196Baptism 
Evans, Richard Richard25 February 1827190Baptism 
Fishburne, Joseph Joseph25 February 1813204Birth 
Fowkes, John William John William25 February 1894123Baptism 
Grindley, Betty Betty25 February 1827190Baptism 
Hall, James James25 February 1810207Baptism 
Hall, William
Moss, Elizabeth
William25 February 1800217Marriage 
Harper, Rosanne Rosanne25 February 1896121Death 
Harrison, Elizabeth Elizabeth25 February 1838179Baptism 
Harrison, Isabella Isabella25 February 1838179Baptism 
Hayward, Ursula Ursula25 February 1696321Baptism 
Hoyle, Jane Jane25 February 1816201Baptism 
Hulme, Betty Betty25 February 1798219Baptism 
Johnson, Samuel Samuel25 February 1753264Baptism 
Kent, Samuel Samuel25 February 1744273Baptism 
Martinscroft, Elizabeth Elizabeth25 February 1849168Baptism 
Memory, Harold Harold25 February 197740Death 
Newcombe, Mary Ann Mary Ann25 February 1816201Baptism 
Palfreman, Sarah Sarah25 February 1845172Death 
Rogers, George George25 February 1810207Baptism 
Rourke, Elizabeth Ellen Elizabeth Ellen25 February 198334Death 
Sharpley, Mary Elizabeth Mary Elizabeth25 February 1855162Baptism 
Starkey, Mary Mary25 February 1732285Baptism 
Wells, Frances Delia Frances Delia25 February 1839178Baptism 

Total events: 42
Origins

English Surnames record Localities or places where ancestors originated or from their occupation or physical attributes.

Eachus is an old English Surname, first mentioned in the field name Eachus Plan in Church Minshull, Cheshire in the year 1304 CE.

It is a local house name, perhaps with a first element related to addition or increase

The name Eachus comes from the Norman French word ēaca, which means land added to an estate.

Difficult Times

One of the things that would have effected our ancestors was the long hot summer of 1305, it was a summer of burning heat and drought which resulted in the hay harvest failing.
Later in 1316 we get the start of two years of terrible floods, which resulted in famine, and 1000s losing their lives.

Burning heat and drought.

Then in the Mid 16th Century a run of very cold winters and short growing seasons resulted in food shortages and famine. In 1557 the harvest failed for the third year running, this was followed bytwo years of heavy rains, which resulted in what was reckoned to be the worst famine that century. As well as starvation, thousands died from an outbreak of plague, one observer noted that, “The like whereof has never been known before”, to make matters worse prices rose sharply and in the previous year grain had cost double what it did in 1553. This was a disaster for the 60% of the population who lived at subsistence level, wage earners had to spend 80 to 90%t of their income on food. One of the big trades was the cloth trade, which collapsed as exports were down by 30%. Whilst there can be no information as to how this situation effected the Eachus family, it is a fact that the only written reference to any Eachus family members in the following years is in 1566 when on the 3rd day of May 1566 in Church Minshull, a child of Thomas Eachus was baptised named John.

Our story really starts with the person who is believed to be John’s brother Peter. The marriage between Peter Eachus and Margaret Pownall took place on the 21st April 1594, again in Church Minshull. All the Eachus family members alive today are descended from Peter & Margaret.