Donald and Joan harding on holiday in the 1950s I am very interested in my family's history. My family originate from the Cheshire/Staffordshire borders of the UK - mainly in and around the towns and villages of Congleton, Marton, Astbury, Mow Cop, Biddulph (see this location map).

Can We Connect?

Can we connect? If you are looking for similar family names then we might have a connection.

Across the menu bar you can see the main (though not all) names in which I am interested. Each of those pages will contain more complete listings of my interests. Here is a summary list of surnames in PDF format.

I have made an extensive study of all Hardings in the village of Mow Cop and you can search my database.

What Does This Site Contain?

In respect of the privacy of living persons, I have provided no data on anyone born after 1900

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