Cheshire

One of the most important counties in England for Stanley research is Cheshire. Here the Stanleys were significant historical figures, held land and were respected across the country.

The offline database does not specifically focus on these Stanley lines, but there are a lot of web sites out there that document more.

I list just some of them here.
 


 Alderley

The Penrhos Manuscripts

Aldford

Craig Thornber

Astle near Macclesfield

 
Bebington

Claire Stanley
Stanleys of Stourton

Birkenhead

Birkenhead Priory

Bridge Trafford
& Mickle Trafford

James L. Stanley

Cheadle Hulme

The History of Cheadle Hulme, 500-1540, then search for “Stanley”

Eastham

The Stanley public house, Eastham, Cheshire

Hooton

Todd Mar
Brian S. Roberts
Anonymous

Macclesfield



Marple

The manor of Marple passed through marriage from the Vernon family to Sir Thomas Stanley, second son of the Earl of Derby.

Nether Alderley

The Stanleys of Alderley (Frances Coakley)

Prestwich

Ian Rhodes

 Storeton

Claire Stanley
Stanleys of Stourton

 Tameside

Gay Cullen

 Other parts

General information on this county, see stanleyroots.co.uk
See also the Cheshire BMD site