His name was leslie victor saunders and his nickname was sandy. William thomas astbury frs bill astbury, 25 february 1898, longton 4 june 1961, leeds was an english physicist and molecular biologist. Historical records and family trees related to john astbury. The village stands near the grand trunk canal and the north staffordshire railway, it is 3. The village of astbury sits just southwest of the everincreasing urban expanse of congleton. Any cancellations made after this time are nonrefundable. Cheques made payable to astbury village hall and payment sent to astbury village hall, peel lane, astbury, cheshire, cw12 4rq. The fine church, dating from the 12th to the 15th centuries, is noted for its detached tower and spire, carved oak roof and furnishings. My fathers family first lived in fryston village in 1903.
My photograph below, taken with flash and enhanced digitally allows one to pick out most of the following incripiton, but the beginning of the last word was provided from ormerods history of cheshire, volume 3 page 33. Coordinates astbury was one of the eight ancient parishes of the macclesfield hundred of cheshire, england it included two chapelries and ten townships. History of astbury mere country park congleton cheshire. Newbold astbury is situated to the south of congleton on the a34 road to scholar green. May 09, 2018 in november last year, the parish council commissioned a traffic survey in astbury village. The astbury family name was found in the usa, the uk, canada, and scotland between 1841 and 1920.
The priest must have had some sort of building in which to hold services, but there are no definite. The surname astbury was first found in cheshire where they held a family seat as lords of the manor of astbury in the county. My family history the cartwrights a detailed,illustrated family history with some branches going back unbroken to the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The language of the courts was french for the next three centuries and the norman ambience prevailed. Photo of astbury, the village and st marys church 1902, from the francis frith collection.
Astbury made early xray diffraction studies of biological molecules. Astbury or newbold astbury, a village, a township, and a parish in cheshire. Evidence of a roman settlement lies in the discovery over 200 years ago of the remains of a roman camp, and the even earlier history of the village can be traced back to the bronze age, strikingly illustrated by the site of a cremation and burial ground. Plhs publications can be purchased at our regular meetings or from. Near congleton, is a pretty village around a wellkept green that sports a springtime display of daffodils. The present ground plan was established in the th and 14th centuries, from which time the churchs external appea. This was about 34% of all the recorded astburys in the uk.
Photo prints old maps folded maps calendars photo books jigsaws mugs tableware tea towels cushion covers gift cards wallpaper trade colour contrast galleries. Booking forms are available here for you to complete. This page describes the history to the present day. Where to find us peel lane, congleton, cheshire, cw12 4rq. Astbury rectory, newbold astbury 18744 historic england. Members of the the sumption family have run the village postal service for more than 140 years, a significant service to the local community and a noteworthy part in our local history. Cheshire, by nikolaus pevsner and edward hubbard, first edition 1971, yale university press edition in 2003. The civil parish holds a combined parish council meeting with the adjacent civil parish of moretoncumalcumlow, which is consequently called newbold astbury cummoreton parish council. Get the billiongraves app now and help collect images for this cemetery. William thomas astbury frs bill astbury, 25 february 1898, longton 4 june 1961, leeds was an english physicist and molecular biologist astbury made early xray diffraction studies of biological molecules. Astbury village hall lies at the very heart of the beautiful village of astbury in the cheshire countryside. The council intends that this survey will give us a sound basis for traffic calming in the village. I often wonder what some of those people from long ago. This is one of those books, and it is a great regret that mick aston will not see its success.
Records may include photos, original documents, family history, relatives, specific dates, locations and full names. Guidelines given on the best genealogical approach. Astbury village hall bringing our community together. St marys church is an anglican parish church in the village of newbold astbury, cheshire, england. This web page shows only a small excerpt of our astbury research. This was about 34% of all the recorded astbury s in the uk. It is recorded in the national heritage list for england as a designated grade i listed building, and its architecture has been praised by a number of writers. Its ideal for childrens parties, baptisms, weddings and funeral receptions, fitness classes, art groups, exhibitions, childrens activities, community events and much much more. Astbury saint mary extension cemetery, astbury, cheshire, england, united kingdom. Oscar astbury, remi sheil 2, dave edwards 2, jake wilson 2 all went over for tries, with astbury and iwan coghlan 2 converting, while the cofis hit back with a try from llyr jones converted by dafydd lloyd.
Traffic survey in astbury village newbold astbury cum. But saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1287 when william of astbury was recorded with estates in that village. Graham astbury graduated from the university of birmingham and is a chartered engineer, who has recently retired after a career in the chemical industry providing expertise on the prevention of fires and explosions. The chapelry of congleton was an ancient borough and became a municipal borough in 1835. Astbury information details of the history and community of astbury. Newbold astbury, cheshire genealogy heraldry and history. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. The village was named as newbold in the domesday book of 1086 when it had a priest, but no church. The 5bay west front may also be unique in a church with only three main vessels ie, nave and two aisles. About us located near congleton, astbury is a pretty village, with a fine display of daffodils every spring and a wellkept village green. Astbury rectory is a grade ii listed building in newbold astbury, cheshire east, england.
Gawsworth, is a village, a parish, and a subdistrict in macclesfield district, cheshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river dane, near the macclesfield canal, 2. These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about astbury. Church history st marys church at astbury, with its unique trapezoidal plan, has stood on this site, at the head of the village green, for many centuries. In november last year, the parish council commissioned a traffic survey in astbury village. Marys church, astbury, published by the rector and wardens in 1995, old vicarage publications, reades lane. Well assume youre ok with this, but you can optout if you wish. Astbury falls enjoys a 12month let or holidayhome licence, and theres already been strong interest from expat purchasers who have properties abroad but wish to keep a smaller place in england to use while visiting families back in the uk. The village of astbury lies about ten miles southwest of macclesfield and two and a half miles southwest of congleton. Photo of astbury, the village and st marys church 1902. Bookings can be cancelled up to 28 days before the date of the booking with a 75% refund. The parochial church council of the ecclesiastical parish of st mary astbury uptodate. Currently, michael and pat have their two sons also working in the business, mike and josh. The saxon influence of english history diminished after the battle of hastings in 1066.
You may be able to find further references to astbury in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a fulltext search here. Nonetheless, we bring you pictures of the parish council team who had decorated the tree on the village green in preparation. An ancient settlement, the village is mentioned in the domesday book of 1086, where it would appear to have been an important preconquest estate centre. The subdistrict contains also five townships of prestbury parish, and one of astbury. Newbold astbury cum moreton parish council would like to inform their residents that the annual parish meeting scheduled for 8 april at 7.
Note that the letter n is written backtofront throughout. Astbury saint mary extension cemetery billiongraves. Other than benton and manning families, all were pioneers of the darling downs region, queensland, australia the family of thomas harrison astbury who migrated to argentina is also covered on this sitealso covered on this site is the family of john winter a pioneer of what was to become canberra and the family of his brother william winter a. Fryston colliery village from 1903 barbaras web site. The name means eastern borough or defence and the village was probably named in relation to the major preconquest estate centre of sandbach. It is possible that a church was present on the site in the saxon era, although the earliest fabric in the church is norman. By 1981, their son michael and his wife pat were made part owners of the company. The most astbury families were found in the uk in 1891. When his parents, albert edward and hannah were first married they lived at beighton, near chesterfield, where leslie was born on the 9th january 1903. The kings england, cheshire, edited by arthur mee, published by hodder and stoughton, 1938, fourth impression 1950.
Situated in the pictureseque village and sea port of appledore on the estuary of the taw and torridge rivers the north devon maritime museum offers a fascinating insight into the rich shipbuilding and seafaring history of the area. Focuses mainly on 19th century history, which i really like. John astbury historical records and family trees myheritage. Astbury article about astbury by the free dictionary. History of astbury, in congleton and cheshire gazetteers. My granny edith astbury and aunty dot fox run the fish shop the astbury s originated ftom staffordshire. A history of grit, graft and grandeur by eric ferrara. The priest must have had some sort of building in which to hold services, but there are no definite remains, though saxon stone fragments have been found in the area.
History of astbury, in congleton and cheshire map and. A number of timberframed black and white buildings and cottages pepper the village keeping that rural atmosphere. Many in the village will be aware that prestbury post office has recently closed its doors and its future remains uncertain. Daffodils on astbury village green in astbury, cheshire, on easter sunday.
In 1891 there were 481 astbury families living in staffordshire. Groundwork, excavation and landscaping in blue hill, maine. Judging from the size of its parish, astbury would appear to have been an important preconquest estate centre. Astbury synonyms, astbury pronunciation, astbury translation, english dictionary definition of astbury. A good selection of reference books on toby jugs and related potteryincluding. This survey took place between over the week from 27 january to 2 february. His work on keratin helped linus pauling discover the alpha helix. Opens with a broad overview of the neighborhood, and then takes certain streets one address at a time. Records images cemetery page showing maps, records, and images of headstones in the astbury saint mary extension cemetery, astbury, cheshire, england, united kingdom billiongraves cemetery and images. If you agree with our 9point honor code wed love your help filling in the blanks and fixing mistakes.286 403 429 61 54 1150 649 1433 1243 875 218 710 611 113 237 1419 274 1511 1262 365 1415 1041 908 1154 1550 23 1176 1423 1548 1052 573 320 504 611 1548 1284 922 1038 587 1382 27 1268 1419 1416 1230 716 388 580