Monthly Archives: April 2011

Kissing cousins

The marriage of William Henry Atcherley and Charlotte Emma Shakeshaft on this day in 1882 at High Ercall in Shropshire was one of many unions between members of the parish’s farming families. Given the number of intermarriages between these families, … Continue reading

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The rebirth of the Atcherleys of Stanwardine

John Atcherley, baptised at West Felton, Shropshire, on 6 April 1693, was the fourth child and second son of Thomas Atcherley of Twyford [1]. He was also a grandson of Thomas Atcherley, alias Edge, who had been born out of … Continue reading

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