Stoke-on-Trent family history and genealogy


 People looking for relatives from Stoke-on-Trent - Surname W

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Surname of relative house location other details person seeking information
Lewis Wakefield, - a potter. Tunstall His daughter Maria married Thomas Caswell.
they came to Wigan looking for work, where they found it in the coal mines.
Thomas and Maria were married at Tunstall parish church on 23.03.1856
email: N. Beckett
WALKLET All of S-o-T click for more details
email: Mark Finney
Warner, John Trent Vale born 1829, Married Sarah Child 1866 Caverswall, emigrated to Timaru New Zealand,
email: Jean McIver
Warrilow Longton   email: Eileen Hallam
Watkin, Joseph Meir 184 Waterloo Rd, Burslem.   colliery proprietor (1881 census) email: Terry Watkin
Watkin, John Thomas 
28 Elliott Street, Newcastle Under Lyme
b. ca. 1820. He was a potter as were most of his children.
his son Richard worked for Bates Walker & Co of Burslem and John Dimmock & Co of Hanley. 

Yvonne Watkin

Whitby  families Tunstall and Burslem,  my gt gran worked at the potteries along with some of her siblings.
My gt gran was Frances Whitby born 1903 to Prudence Sayers and Emmanuel Whitby
email: Leigh Dickinson
Wilkinson, James 

married - Harriet Wilkinson (formerly Wetton).  
Harriet was born in 1814 and died in 1876.

Boothen, Stoke He had two brothers (that we know of):  Arthur and James.  James was a member of the Clydesdale Wesleyan Methodist Church choir. Both he and Levison John came to Canada in the 1880's. 

Harriet and James had a son -  Levison John Wilkinson was born in 
upon Trent on March 24, 1853. 

email: Ms. Terry Wilkinson
Joseph Williams was born in Bagillt, Wales in 1851.  He was christened in St. Mary Church.  
He was the son of Edward Williams. 
He married Sarah Ann Bithell, daughter of William & Eliza Bithell in Hanley, Staffordshire.


At that time they were living at 28 Bath Street, Hanley.  Sarah Ann died in April 1883 while still living at the same address. Joseph & Sarah Ann Williams had a daughter, Maria born July 29, 1880 in Hanley.   email:  Mario Masellis
Ida Wilson Ida lived in Victoria St Basford pre 1940 Eric and Ida Wilson (nee Sheldon) from N.Staffs area.
They married around 1940 era
email:  Neale Sheldon
married Sarah HARRISON St Peter's Stoke on Trent 4 Feb 1823
children: Mary-Anne b 1827 John bapt 20 jan 1828 at St Giles Newcastle; Joseph b 1838; Edward b 1842; Eliza b 1845


email: Joy Asghar
WINKLE, JACK or JOHN born 1884   Pottery Manager
married to an Ethel Bowers in 1916? in Wolstanton.
email: Graham Winkle


Winkle, John Francis
born  26.1.1907
  married to Louisa Nicolson 26/7/34 she came from Longton born 24.10.1910.Father was John Nicholson who married Louisa Maguire. email: Graham Winkle
Edward Withinshaw married Sarah Sheen 22/4/1857 in Acton Interested in all  Withinshaws specially from Burslem and Wolstanton.   email: Redg Withinshaw
WRIGHT William Vincent b 1853 Hanley
children: William Thomas, Elizabeth, Edwin, Vincent, Leonard Isaac.1901 at Stoke 


email: Joy Asghar