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Joseph Chesters

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Jean Report 2 Feb 2013 17:22

Could anyone pease help me with Joseph Chesters B 1891 Tunstall Staff Potters Presser. I have him on the 1911Census still at home with parents.

Thanks Jean


MarieCeleste Report 2 Feb 2013 17:36

Hello Jean, what sort of help are you after?

1911 for our reference:

CHESTERS, Albert Head Married M 60 1851 Carter Tunstall Staff
CHESTERS, Margaret Wife Married30 years F 50 1861 Home Duties Flintshire Wales
CHESTERS, Albert John Son Single M 24 1887 Colliers Loader In Coal Mine Below Ground Tunstall Staff
CHESTERS, George Son Single M 22 1889 Colliers Waggoner Coal Mine Below Ground Tunstall Staff
CHESTERS, Joseph Son Single M 20 1891 Potters Presser Tunstall Staff
CHESTERS, Thomas Son Single M 14 1897 Potters Glost Placer Tunstall Staff
CHESTERS, Minnie Daughter Single F 15 1896 Home Duties Tunstall Staff

RG number: RG14 Piece: 16472
Reference: RG14PN16472 RG78PN1020 RD360 SD2 ED16 SN184
Registration District: Wolstanton
Sub District: Tunstall
Enumeration District: 16
Parish: Tunstall

Address: 13 Well Street Tunstall Stoke on Trent County: Staffordshire


Jean Report 2 Feb 2013 17:42

Hello MarieCelete, i have the 1911 census i can't find him after that i was wondering where he went. thank you for reply.



MarieCeleste Report 2 Feb 2013 17:47

Jean, yes I know you said you had the 1911 but I post it for researcher's reference.

Can you give us an idea of your connection to him? (Any clues would help us!)


safc Report 2 Feb 2013 17:51


Marriages Sep 1915 (>99%)
Chesters Joseph Higgins Wolstanton 6b 254
Dale Ellen James Wolstanton 6b 254
Higgins Annie Chesters Wolstanton 6b 254
James William Dale Wolstanton 6b 254


Londonbelle Report 2 Feb 2013 17:55

Possible death?

Name: Joseph Chesters
Birth Date: 11 Aug 1891
Date of Registration: Jul 1984
Age at Death: 92
Registration district: Stoke On Trent
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume: 30
Page: 1409


Births Sep 1891
Chesters Joseph Wolstanton 6b 130

Tunstall is in the Wolstanton Registration District


Jean Report 2 Feb 2013 17:59

He would have been my Gt uncle all i know is what is on the 1911 census. He had a sister Harriet who married a John podmore and they were my Grandparents theywhere my fathers parents, but could not have had any help there as they died when my father was a child. I have had no luck with it myself but thank you for trying.



KathleenBell Report 2 Feb 2013 18:00

Was just about to post the same death that Londonbelle posted above. It would be worth getting the death certificate to see who the informant was.

Kath. x


Jean Report 2 Feb 2013 18:02

Thank you all for your help, will have a look at what you have sent me. thanks once again



Jean Report 2 Feb 2013 18:03

Hello Kath,
Thanks for that will do.


Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 2 Feb 2013 18:14

1891 England Census
about Harriet Chesters
Name: Harriet Chesters
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1885
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Albert Chesters
Mother's Name: Margaret Chesters
Gender: Female
Where born: Tunstall, Staffordshire, England

Civil parish: Wolstanton
Ecclesiastical parish: Christchurch
Town: Tunstall
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England

Street Address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status: View image

Registration district: Wolstanton
Sub-registration district: Tunstall
ED, institution, or vessel: 18
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 2159
Folio: 46
Page Number: 43
Household Members: Name Age
Albert Chesters 39
Margaret Chesters 30
Jane E Chesters 10
Harriet Chesters 6 **********************
Albert Chesters 4
George Chesters 1

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 2 Feb 2013 18:18

England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915
about Harriet Chesters
Name: Harriet Chesters
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1907
Registration district: Wolstanton
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume Number: 6b
Page Number: 234

Harriet Chesters Jul-Aug-Sep 1907 Wolstanton Staffordshire

John Podmore Jul-Aug-Sep 1907 Wolstanton Staffordshire

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 2 Feb 2013 18:20

1911 England Census
about John Podmore
Name: John Podmore
Age in 1911: 31
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Henry St, Tunstall, Staffordshire
Civil parish: Burslem
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England
Street Address: 122 Hot Lane, Burslem, Stoke On Trent
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Coal Hewer
Registration district: Wolstanton
Registration District Number: 360
Sub-registration district: Burslem
ED, institution, or vessel: 23
Household schedule number: 57
Piece: 16505
Household Members: Name Age
John Podmore 31
Harriett Podmore 26
John Podmore 22
William Podmore 35


Jean Report 2 Feb 2013 18:23

Thank you Mel for your help will look at all of this.



Jean Report 7 Feb 2014 16:48

George Chesters father of Albert Chester below.

Trying to find out where George Chesters came from on the 1851 census it says he was born in 1822 in Kidsgrove Staffordshire. on 1861 census it says born 1824 Congleton Cheshire.. Could anyone please help.

Thanks Jean


Reggie Report 7 Feb 2014 17:34

Who/when/where did he marry?


Reggie Report 7 Feb 2014 17:36

.............this must be a second wife

1861 census

Person: CHESTERS, George Address: Duke Street, Tunstall

CHESTERS, George Head Married M 37 1824 Carter
Congleton, Cheshire VIEW
CHESTERS, Elizabeth Wife Married F 32 1829
Tunstall, Staffordshire VIEW
CHESTERS, Ann Daughter F 18 1843 Potter
Tunstall, Staffordshire VIEW
CHESTERS, Thomas Son M 12 1849 Potter
Tunstall, Staffordshire VIEW
CHESTERS, Albert Son M 9 1852 Potter
Tunstall, Staffordshire VIEW
CHESTERS, George Son M 5 1856 Scholar
Tunstall, Staffordshire


Reggie Report 7 Feb 2014 17:40

Is this his marriage to Elizabeth?

Does her maiden name fit with what you know about the son?

The cert will name his father......if known

Staffordshire Marriage indexes for the years: 1850
Surname Forename(s) Surname Forename(s) Church / Register Office Registers At Reference
CHESTERS George PLATT Elizabeth Tunstall, Christ Church Stoke-On-Trent 33/02/074.


Reggie Report 7 Feb 2014 17:46

When you find out his father's name, you'll know whether this might be his baptism

Baptism Date:14 Aug 1825
Baptism Year:1825
Baptism Place:Congleton
Father's Name:Thomas Chesters
Mother's Name:Ann Chesters
Record Group:08-0497 p1
Ref ID:Page: 265
Record number: 2120
Parish:City / Town:Congleton
Record source:Diocese of Chester parish registers of baptisms c1538-1910 Data provider:Cheshire Archives and Local Studies