Monthly Archives: February 2011

Richard Atcherley and his hopes for posterity

“Richard Atcherley, Esq. … [died] without issue, 27 Feb. 1834, whereupon the male line of the Atcherley family failed…” – John Burke and John Bernard Burke (1847), A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland. The Marton estate in the Shropshire parish of Middle had been home to Richard’s branch of the Atcherley family… Read more »