Shrigley Hall and estate

2017-03-19 Simon Welander 0

Watercolour painting above of the original Shrigley Hall, Cheshire. The Downes family of Shrigley Hall, Macclesfield, held the estate for over 500 years until the early 19th century. The ancient estates of Shrigley and Worth were in the ancient parish [Read more]

Downes line added to Panter tree

2016-01-05 Simon Welander 0

Today I added the Downes line tree to Panter tree on Ancestry.co.uk. This line stretches back from Sarah Downes to King Edward 1st (Longshanks) and I have started looking up documents to verify this history. This line was originally researched [Read more]