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Stafforfshire Moorlands.

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Marianthe Report 20 Mar 2013 19:46

Hello, just wondering if anyone is familiar with a small, sparsely populated area where I have tried in vain to locate ancestors. The area in question contains Cotton, Oakamoor, Wardlow and Farley and the two addresses that I seek from certificates that I have obtained, are '43 Weaver Villa, Oakamoor' and '34 Wardlow, Farley'
I have travelled there to walk around the various villages trying to find them but their whereabouts have remained a mystery. Another address I have is 'Cottage in the quarry' which I assume stood in or around Wardlow quarry and may or may not be a clue to the others. This was between 1800 and 1900 and mainly Woolliscroft and Prime families.


GlitterBaby Report 20 Mar 2013 19:55

What dates are the certs as 1800 - 1900 is a large span

was plain ann now annielaurie

was plain ann now annielaurie Report 20 Mar 2013 20:17

There are some old photos of both Oakamoor and Farley on this site

Or perhaps Staffs Archives might have old maps of the villages.


Marianthe Report 20 Mar 2013 20:25

Hi, the dates are 1864, 1877, 1894 1897 and 1918.


Marianthe Report 20 Mar 2013 20:29

Thankyou Ann.