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Macclesfield Industrial School for boys

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angie2405 Report 28 Dec 2012 20:29

I'm helping a friend with his family tree and we found his great grandad - William Jones - on the 1881 census:

1881 Census [RG11;3491;97;12] living at Macclesfield Industrial School, Brook Street, Macclesfield
William Jones, aged 10, place of birth Not Known

1891 census - place of birth 'Not Known'
1901 Census - place of birth 'Mid Ocean'
1911 census - place of birth 'Preston, Lancs'

Does anyone know if there are any records from the Macclesfield Industrial School?

Kind regards


George_of_Westbury Report 28 Dec 2012 20:36

Found by google, might help if you contact them



AnnCardiff Report 28 Dec 2012 21:17


William Jones
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 14 Nov 1871 SAINT MARK,? PRESTON,? LANCASHIRE,? ENGLAND
parents: William Jones,? Sarah

name: William Jones
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 14 Nov 1871
baptism/christening place: SAINT MARK, PRESTON, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND
father's name: William Jones
mother's name: Sarah
indexing project (batch) number: C16228-1
system origin: England-ODM
source film number: 1471020


AnnCardiff Report 28 Dec 2012 21:24

interesting but too old?

William Butler Jones
England and Wales Census, 1911
birth: St Sea
census: 1911 Preston,? Preston,? Lancashire,? England

name: William Butler Jones
event: Census
event date: 1911
gender: Male
age: 53
birthplace: St Sea
record type: Household
registration district: Preston
sub-district: West Preston
parish: Preston
county: Lancashire


angie2405 Report 29 Dec 2012 01:45

George: Thanks for the reference for the Macclessfield Industrial - will contact Cheshire Archives next week

AnnCardiff: Thanks for the reference to William born 1871 in Preston - will check him out once I've had a look at the Cheshire Archives

Many thanks for looking :-D