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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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On this day: 6th April 1693

“April ye 6th John ye son of Thomas Atcherley of Twyford.” Source: West Felton parish register, baptisms for 1693. [1] John Atcherley was the fourth child, and second son, of Thomas Atcherley of Twyford [1]. He was also a grandson … Continue reading

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