Monthly Archives: December 2017

Philip Roger Atcherley: A Brit bounces back in the USA – Part 1

< Back to Philip Roger Atcherley and his long drawn out bankruptcy. After arriving in America, Philip Roger Atcherley and his family settled in the state of New York for a while. From there, they moved to Newark, in Licking County, Ohio, where they remained and prospered. That is the story revealed by the decennial United States Federal census, a story… Read more »

Philip Roger Atcherley and his long drawn out bankruptcy

 WHEREAS a Fiat in Bankruptcy is awarded and issued forth against Philip Roger Atcherley, of Whitchurch, in the county of Salop, Mercer, Draper, and Tailor, Dealer and Chapman, and he being declared a bankrupt is hereby required to surrender himself to the Commissioners in the said Fiat named, or the major part of them, on the 14th day of January… Read more »

Hope and Hester Atcherley’s World War One – Part 2

< Back to Part 1 Private Sam Hitchen, of the Cheshires, the old Lostock Gralam and Witton Albion footballer, is engaged in the “greater game” in France, and, in the course of a letter full of football terms, which he has written to his mother […] he gives a vivid account of a charge upon the Germans. “[…] As the… Read more »