the cobley family history
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William Mountford,
husbandman, maltster, farmer, farm labourer,

b. 1782, Wybunbury, Cheshire
according to information gathered from William's census returns (1841 & 1851) and the age
given on his burial entry in the parish registers of St. Margaret's Church, Wrenbury, Cheshire,

d. ? 1856, Aston, Nr Newhall, Cheshire
buried. 26 November 1856, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire


m. 1 Ann Wilcocks, 14 October 1804, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

b. 1782, Wrenbury, Cheshire
baptised 26 May 1782, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
Father: ? | Mother: ?
d. ? 1839, Eagle Hall, Smeaton Wood, Cheshire
buried. 5 December 1839, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

m. 2 Mary Venables, 1839>?

b. ?
baptised. ?
Father: ? | Mother: ?
d. ?
buried. ?

(no wedding record discovered as yet. Mary Venables had been William's
servant on the 1841 census and was his "wife" on the 1851 census
(after his first wife's death). In 1861 she was a widow living as Mary Mountford
in Marbury, a neighbouring parish of Wrenbury, where she was living
with her youngest children as a domestic servant. By the census of 1871
she was the householder, and still a widow.)

  1. Thomas Mountford,
    farm labourer

    b. 21 December 1804, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    baptised. 27 January 1805, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    d. ?
    buried. ?
    married. ?
    children. ?

    no more information known

  2. William Mountford,
    farmer of Vauxhall, Nantwich, Cheshire

    b. 21 January 1807, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    baptised. 20 August 1807, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    d. ? 1889, The Byrony, Nantwich, Cheshire
    buried. 24 June 1889, St Mary's, Nantwich, Cheshire

    m. Sarah West, 31 December 1838, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

    b. 1813 Sound, Cheshire
    baptised. 20 March 1813, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    Father: ? | Mother: ?
    d. ? 1856, Vauxhall, Nantwich, Cheshire
    buried. 17 January 1856, St. Mary's, Nantwich, Cheshire

    m. Mary Harvey, 30 December 1856, St James the Great, Audlem, Cheshire

    b. ?
    baptised. ?
    Father: ? | Mother: ?
    d. ?
    buried. ?

    1. William Mountford, died young

      b. ? 1840, Nantwich, Cheshire
      baptised. 1 March 1840, St. Mary's, Nantwich, Cheshire
      d. ? 1856 Vauxhall, Nantwich, Cheshire
      buried. 26 January 1866, St. Mary's, Nantwich, Cheshire

    2. Emma Mountford,

      b.1856, Nantwich, Cheshire
      baptised. 3 January 1856, St. Mary's, Nantwich, Cheshire
      d. ?
      buried. ?
      married. ?
      children. ?

      no more information known

  3. John Mountford,
    farmer

    b. 1810, Wrenbury, Cheshire,
    baptised. 27 October 1810, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    d. ?
    buried. ?

    m.
    Ellen Sharpes, 10 August 1836, St. Mary's, Acton, Nantwich, Cheshire

    b. ?
    baptised. ?
    Father: ? | Mother: ?
    d. ?
    buried. ?

    1. Joseph Mountford , died in infancy

      b. 1836, Wrenbury, Cheshire
      baptised. 18 November 1836, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
      d. ? 1838, Wrenbury, Cheshire
      buried. 28 November 1838, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

    2. Adam Mountford,

      b. ? 1838, Wrenbury, Cheshire,
      baptised. 22 September 1838, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
      died. ?
      buried. ?
      married. ?
      children. ?

      no more information known

    3. Thomas Mountford,

      b. ? 1840, Wrenbury, Cheshire
      baptised 17 May 1840, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
      died. ?
      buried. ?
      married. ?
      children. ?

      no more information known

  4. Ursula Mountford,

    b. 1811, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    baptised. 17 November 1811, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

    m. Edward Batenham, 22 February 1836, St. Oswald's, Chester, Cheshire
    (bookbinder on Northgate Street, Chester)

    no more information known

  5. Hannah Mountford,

    b. 1816, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    baptised. 30 September 1816, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    died. ?
    buried. ? St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

    m.
    Samuel Sumner, 9 November, 1836, St Peter's, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
    grocer and provision dealer, Newhall, Cheshire


    b. ?
    baptised. ?
    Father: ? | Mother: ?
    d. ?
    buried. ? St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

    no more information known

  6. Anne Mountford, died in infancy

    b. 1820, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    baptised. 9 March 1820, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    d. 1820, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    buried. 23 May 1820, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

  7. Mary Venables,

    b. ? 1843, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    baptised. 16 October 1842, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    died. ?
    buried. ?
    married. ?
    children. ?

    no more information known

  8. Annie Mountford Venables,

    b. ? 1846 at Wrenbury, Cheshire
    baptised. 24 May 1846, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    (Anne was baptised Venables by her mother Mary,
    and was later married Annie Mountford Venables)

    m. Thomas Parker, 31 August 1865 at St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

  9. Thomas Mountford ,
    farm labourer

    b. 18 October 1849, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    d. 27 May 1929, Aston, Cheshire
    buried. St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

    m. Mary Wilson, 30 November 1856, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

    b. 4 February 1848, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    baptised. ?
    Father: ? | Mother: ?
    d. 26 August 1920, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    buried. ? 1920, St. Margaret's, Wrenbury, Cheshire

  10. Joseph Mountford,
    farm labourer

    ? b. 1855, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    baptised. ?
    died. ?
    buried. ?
    married. ?
    children. ?

    no more information known


  11. Margaret Mountford, died in childhood

    b. ? 1859, Marbury cum Quoisley , Cheshire?
    d. ? 1864, Marbury, Cheshire
    buried. 3 September 1864, St. Michael's, Marbury, Cheshire

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