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My husband's Ancestors (Reece, Ellis) lived in Hope in the late 1700s and 1800's before his great-great grandfather came to the USA. Would love to hear from anyone with knowledge of these families!
Date of Posting: 30 Apr 2014Posted by: Susan Lawrence
My Gran, Alice Knight, was born in Dodleston in 1901, at Rough Hill & she worked at a big house there until moving to Warrington to become a nurse. She is buried in the churchyard, to the left side of the church, along with her mother & her daughter Joan. There is another family grave too, behind the church.
Date of Posting: 31 Dec 2013Posted by: nicky
Over 100 years ago my genes parked in Dodleston. Now I can watch from down under, down under -Tasmania. Maybe one day....
Date of Posting: 17 Nov 2012Posted by: Christine Loring
I came to Dodleston with my Nana and Grandad and Mum and Dad and Brother and Sister and my uncle to see the bonfire and fireworks. I enjoyed the firework display because all the fireworks were so loud! It was the best display i have seen. Sophie. (age 7)
Date of Posting: 8 Nov 2009Posted by: Sophie Blease, Liverpool
I went to school in Dodleston until 1972, does anyone else remember Miss Case the head teacher? Happy and not so happy memories but will always feel an affinity with Dodleston!
Date of Posting: 22 Jan 2010Posted by: Frances Milton, Upton, Chester
I have just discovered your web-site and wondered if someone could help me with my family history. I hope to visit Dodleston sometime soon but in the mean time I am trying to find out if there are any Thomas burials in the churchyard? My 3x great grandparents John and Deborah(nee Lewis) Thomas were married in Dodleston in 1793 and Deborah, a widow, died in 1840, still living in Dodleston. My 2X great grandparents Joseph and Ann Thomas, born c 1803, lived in Dodleston but I can't find them after 1851 and wondered if they were buried there too? Anne
Date of Posting: 20 Apr 2010Posted by: Anne Hollins, Manchester
I was born in Boughton (Chester) in 1949 and moved to Doddleston in 1951. I lived there till 1959 at 2 St Mary's Road. My parents then immigrated to the USA. To FRANCIS MILTON: Yes I remember Miss Case. She was my teacher in the 1950's. There was also a Mr. Cummings, also a teacher, who lived in or near Doddleston. I remember my school mates also. Malcom Burden, Phillip Hughes and Roy Cowley, and Mathew Morrow.
Date of Posting: 11 May 2010Posted by: Paul Allen, Los Angeles, California
Lived in Dodleston from early 1950s until I married in 1967, village seemed a lot smaller then.Happy Days.
Date of Posting: 19 May 2010Posted by: Elaine Reed,, South Wales
Dodleston rocks woo! I wish I could live there though lol.
Date of Posting: 7 Dec 2010Posted by: Darren Williams

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