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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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RecordGIVNDateAnniversaryEvent
Adamson, Joseph Joseph24 June 1759258Baptism 
Basford, Hannah Hannah24 June 1792225Baptism 
Basnet, William Hayden William Hayden24 June 1903114Death 
Basnett, Amos Harmon
Saunders, Pearl May
Amos Harmon24 June 1906111Marriage 
Bayley, James James24 June 1759258Baptism 
Bell, Alice Alice24 June 1821196Baptism 
Bladen, Charles Charles24 June 1829188Birth 
Bracegirdle, James James24 June 1809208Baptism 
Bracegirdle, Joseph Joseph24 June 1781236Baptism 
Bradshaw, Theodosia Theodosia24 June 1810207Baptism 
Brain, William William24 June 1849168Death 
Bratby, William William24 June 1889128Death 
Browne, William Alexander Francis William Alexander Francis24 June 1805212Baptism 
Buckley, Eliza Eliza24 June 1878139Baptism 
Buckley, Sarah Ellen Sarah Ellen24 June 1859158Baptism 
Bullock, Thomas Thomas24 June 1810207Baptism 
Cadby, George George24 June 192988Burial 
Cartright, Elizabeth Elizabeth24 June 194176Death 
Chappell, James James24 June 1821196Baptism 
Crees, Elizabeth Elizabeth24 June 1716301Baptism 
Creffield, Thomas Thomas24 June 1791226Baptism 
Dixon, Arthur Arthur24 June 1883134Baptism 
Dixon, Harriet Harriet24 June 1883134Baptism 
Eachus, Abigail Fleming Abigail Fleming24 June 1854163Birth 
Eachus, Catherine Catherine24 June 1838179Baptism 
Eachus, Mary Mary24 June 1877140Death 
Eachus, Mary Edith Mary Edith24 June 1900117Baptism 
Eachus, Ross Earl Ross Earl24 June 197839Death 
Eachus, William M William M24 June 1838179Birth 
Fairbrother, Joseph Joseph24 June 1864153Burial 
Fleming, Ambrose
Barrow, Dorothy
Ambrose24 June 1811206Marriage 
Gallagher, Archibald Archibald24 June 1885132Birth 
Garnett, Charles Charles24 June 1783234Baptism 
Gilbert, Edwin Edwin24 June 1856161Baptism 
Greave, Hannah Hannah24 June 1790227Death 
Grindley, Martha Martha24 June 1821196Baptism 
Hacker, William William24 June 1816201Burial 
Herbert, George George24 June 1821196Baptism 
Hindson, Isaac
Mullender, Mary
Isaac24 June 1811206Marriage 
Holden, Moses
Riding, Alice
Moses24 June 1833184Marriage 
Holden, Thomas Thomas24 June 1849168Baptism 
Lowe, Mary Mary24 June 1787230Baptism 
Makens, Nellie Nellie24 June 1876141Birth 
Messent, Sutton William Sutton William24 June 192493Probate 
Mills, William
Osban, Ann
William24 June 1701316Marriage 
Molyneux, Samuel Samuel24 June 1787230Baptism 
Mullender, John John24 June 1810207Baptism 
Owen, Elizabeth Elizabeth24 June 1810207Baptism 
Parkinson, Richard Richard24 June 1832185Baptism 
Rawsthorn, Ann Ann24 June 1787230Baptism 
Shakeshaft, Isaac Isaac24 June 1799218Baptism 
Stookes, William
Brunning, Emily
William24 June 1897120Marriage 
Sumner, William William24 June 1897120Burial 
Tetlow, Thomas Thomas24 June 1730287Baptism 
Thompson, Marion McLean Marion McLean24 June 192790Birth 
Treweek, Thomas
Munford, Mary
Thomas24 June 1744273Marriage 
Tyrer, John John24 June 1718299Baptism 
Watmore, Edward Edward24 June 1576441Baptism 
West, Martha Martha24 June 1842175Birth 
Williamson, Mathew Mathew24 June 1829188Baptism 
‎(unknown)‎, Alice Alice24 June 1853164Burial 

Total events: 61
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.



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