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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
10

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
Anthonis, Ananias Ananias21 February 1745273Baptism 
Atherton, James James21 February 197543Death 
Bennett, Sarah Sarah21 February 1830188Baptism 
Binns, Caroline Elizabeth Caroline Elizabeth21 February 1821197Baptism 
Binns, Sarah Sarah21 February 1747271Baptism 
Bradshaw, David David21 February 1790228Baptism 
Cadby, William
Miles, Sarah
William21 February 1747271Marriage 
Charlesworth, Thomas Thomas21 February 1813205Baptism 
Clarke, Rita Daphne Rita Daphne21 February 192197Birth 
Cordwell, William William21 February 1698320Burial 
Cragg, Elizabeth Elizabeth21 February 1661357Baptism 
Dawson, John John21 February 1766252Baptism 
Dearden, Margaret Ann Margaret Ann21 February 192593Emigration 
Derry, Margaret Margaret21 February 1708310Burial 
Downham, Eric Eric21 February 199226Death 
Downham, Harold Harold21 February 1895123Baptism 
Duesbury, Emma Emma21 February 1853165Birth 
Eachus, Edward A
Harold, Mary Page
Edward A21 February 1894124Marriage 
Eachus, James K
Graham, Laura Bell
James K21 February 1872146Marriage 
Eachus, Randle Randle21 February 1636382Burial 
Eachus, Ronald Ronald21 February 193286Birth 
Eachus, Virgil Virgil21 February 1828190Birth 
Fleming, Eleanor Eleanor21 February 1813205Baptism 
Gibbard, Ann Ann21 February 1779239Baptism 
Goodhall, Samuel Samuel21 February 1774244Baptism 
Goodwin, Margaret Margaret21 February 1800218Burial 
Goodyere, Louisa Jane Louisa Jane21 February 1866152Baptism 
Goulding, Richard Richard21 February 1846172Baptism 
Grainger, Elsie Lilian Elsie Lilian21 February 195464Death 
Griffiths, Thomas Edward
Yarwood, Mary Ellen
Thomas Edward21 February 1914104Marriage 
Harry, Jesse Jesse21 February 1747271Birth 
Hayllar, Benjamin
Clark, Frances
Benjamin21 February 1827191Marriage 
Heath, William
Eachus, Mary
William21 February 1775243Marriage 
Holt, William William21 February 1807211Birth 
Hyde, Richard
Dale, Mary
Richard21 February 1875143Marriage 
James, William William21 February 1905113Birth 
Lawman, Lazerus Larry Lazerus Larry21 February 1847171Baptism 
Lawman, Martha Sarah Martha Sarah21 February 1847171Baptism 
Leadbeater, Ada Lillian Ada Lillian21 February 195959Burial 
Lightfoot, Robert Robert21 February 1808210Birth 
Lomas, Hannah Hannah21 February 1839179Birth 
Longbottom, Sarah Sarah21 February 1685333Baptism 
MacKenzie, John John21 February 1817201Birth 
MacKenzie, John
Shrigley, Ann
John21 February 1839179Marriage 
Milhous, Franklin Charles
Chandler, Sarah P
Franklin Charles21 February 1894124Marriage 
Mills, Mary Mary21 February 1813205Baptism 
Mills, Thomas Thomas21 February 1844174Burial 
Mullender, Jane Jane21 February 1691327Baptism 
Newton, Peter Peter21 February 1822196Baptism 
Norbury, John
Ludlow, Hannah
John21 February 1872146Marriage 
Oakes, Eleanor Eleanor21 February 1905113Death 
Ollier, Mary Mary21 February 1803215Birth 
Palin, Mary Mary21 February 1773245Baptism 
Partington, James James21 February 1818200Baptism 
Pear, Catherine Catherine21 February 1785233Birth 
Potts, Peter Peter21 February 1812206Birth 
Starkey, William William21 February 1745273Baptism 
Sumner, Richard Richard21 February 1830188Baptism 
Sutton, William William21 February 1841177Baptism 
Tippins, Sarah Sarah21 February 1779239Baptism 
Vaughan, Elizabeth Elizabeth21 February 1741277Baptism 
Walker, Joseph Joseph21 February 1802216Death 
Walter, Joseph Joseph21 February 1747271Birth 
Ware, Arthur Arthur21 February 1894124Baptism 
Whittaker, Henry Henry21 February 1827191Baptism 
Woodhall, Ann Ann21 February 1821197Burial 
Yoxhall, William William21 February 1796222Birth 

Total events: 67
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.