Biographies

Martha Louisa GITTINS – Erddig Housemaid

Martha was born in 1870 in Frodesley, nr Acton Burnell, Shropshire On the 1871 census she was living with her Grandparents Philip (a quarry man) and Mary Davies in Acton Burnell, Shropshire with her older [more]

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Edith Marie GOULDING – Erddig Laundry Maid

by Jill Burton. Edie was born in Long Stratton, in Norfolk, the daughter of George and Maria Fairman. George was a wheelwright. Their children were           Edith Maria                             b 1880           Jane Elizabeth (Jinnie) [more]

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Isaac JONES – Sawyer at Erddig

Isaac was born in 1885 the son of Pryce George Jones, an agricultural labourer on the Erddig estate. In 1891 aged 6 he was living with his father Pryce at Plas Grono cottages. His mother [more]

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Deborah CROWDER – Laundry Maid at Erddig

by Jill Burton. Deborah was born in 1858 at Little Sontley on the Erddig estate. Her father Edward Trevor b1830 was a General Labourer at Erddig. Her mother Hannah nee Cartwright was born in 1837, [more]

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William Newton CAPPER – Land Agent at Erddig

by Jill Burton. William Newton Capper was born in 1862 in Nantwich, Cheshire son of Thomas Capper, an auctioneer and valuer. In 1881 his father’s business was in Northwich, Cheshire where William was working for him [more]