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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
10

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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On This Day ...
RecordGIVNDateAnniversaryEvent
Beswick, Charles Charles15 October 1815203Baptism 
Bethune, James James15 October 1775243Birth 
Binns, William William15 October 1814204Burial 
Birkett, Mary Mary15 October 1717301Birth 
Booth, William William15 October 1752266Baptism 
Bradburn, Mary Mary15 October 1737281Birth 
Bucknall, Henry Henry15 October 1815203Baptism 
Burgess, Esther Esther15 October 1837181Baptism 
Butler, Charles George Charles George15 October 1793225Birth 
Case, Mary Marcilla Mary Marcilla15 October 199523Death 
Chalkley, Thorowgood
Olney, Martha
Thorowgood15 October 1741277Marriage 
Chappell, John John15 October 1803215Death 
Cole, Margaret Gertrude Margaret Gertrude15 October 1842176Birth 
Creffield, John John15 October 1866152Burial 
Crossland, Elizabeth Elizabeth15 October 1775243Baptism 
Eachus, Abner M Abner M15 October 1839179Birth 
Eachus, Charlie Charlie15 October 192989Death 
Eachus, Edward William Edward William15 October 1904114Baptism 
Eachus, John John15 October 1666352Baptism 
Eachus, John John15 October 1796222Baptism 
Eachus, William William15 October 1795223Christening 
Eldershaw, Mary Elizabeth Mary Elizabeth15 October 196157Death 
Fairbarns, Elizabeth Elizabeth15 October 1759259Baptism 
Foster, Eleanor Eleanor15 October 1837181Baptism 
Garvine, Raymond Morris Raymond Morris15 October 1918100Death 
Grayson, Samuel Samuel15 October 1847171Birth 
Hacker, John John15 October 1679339Baptism 
Jackson, Mary Mary15 October 1826192Birth 
Lomas, Elizabeth Elizabeth15 October 1907111Burial 
Maddock, Joseph
Wakefield, Susan
Joseph15 October 1793225Marriage 
Peavler, Desmer Desmer15 October 1903115Birth 
Pierce, Caleb Caleb15 October 1796222Death 
Pitt-Pladdy, Marjorie Marjorie15 October 1914104Birth 
Platt, Esther Esther15 October 1772246Baptism 
Ramsden, Mary ‎(May)‎ Alma Eugene Mary (May) Alma Eugene15 October 192197Death 
Rawsthorn, Esther Esther15 October 1809209Baptism 
Shakeshaft, Richard Richard15 October 1856162Burial 
Sharples, Walter Walter15 October 1871147Baptism 
Sigley, Sarah Ann Sarah Ann15 October 1871147Baptism 
Simpson, Elizabeth Elizabeth15 October 1848170Baptism 
Sixsmith, Peter Peter15 October 1833185Birth 
Smallwood, Alice Alice15 October 1748270Burial 
Smith, Cliff Cliff15 October 194672Cremation 
Taylor, Eliza Eliza15 October 1862156Baptism 
Telford, Elizabeth Elizabeth15 October 1820198Baptism 
Topham, John
Hall, Eliza
John15 October 1855163Marriage 
Treweek, Walter
Reed, Mary
Walter15 October 1789229Marriage 
Tyrer, Esther Esther15 October 1843175Baptism 
Wilce, Thomas
Marfell, Susannah
Thomas15 October 1730288Marriage 
Wood, Jane Jane15 October 1801217Baptism 
Wynn, Anna Maria Anna Maria15 October 1917101Death 

Total events: 51
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.