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READING Michael born 1773 Cradley, father Moses 1730, wife Jane Mason 1775, second wife Susannah Perry 1773 Cradley.
ROBINSON John born Cradley 1782, spouse Phoebe born Lye.
ROBINSON There were apparently unrelated Robinsons in Cradley. This family settled at Overend in the early 19th century though the next generation dispersed around the Midlands.
ROPER William born 1797 in Cradley married Ann Smith. Ann died in Colley Gate in 1864 and William died in Colley Gate in 1874. Nathaniel born 1838 in Colley Gate married Hannah Detheridge in 1856. Mary Ellen married Samuel Hadley, they had 3 children Hannah Maria, Samuel Nathaniel & Francis Lily (Twins). Mary Ellen died just after their birth.
ROYAL Thomas Royal (b1859) married Sarah Ann Brettell in 1881. They had eight children, all born in Colley Gate.
RUDGE I am seeking information on my great grandfather Caleb RUDGE. He was born in 1884 in Cradley. His parents were named William Rudge and Tru-Ann Harris. His brothers and sisters names are: William. Josiah, John, Tru-Ann, Joshua, Phillip and Helen. I know they lived on Windmill Hill and my Great Great Grandmother (Tru-Ann) ran a chain making shop and later on a China shop on Drew's Holloway.
SHAW George Shaw b. Feb 6, 1856, Quarry Bank, father Alpheus Shaw.
SHAW Emma born 1 January 1866 at Netherton, Worcs., the youngest daughter of Daniel Shaw and Esther nee SPITTLE. This couple married on 16 May 1853 at St. Edmunds, Dudley. Daniel was a Coal Miner. For much of the second half of the C19th one of Daniel's brothers Herbert traded as a Greengrocer on the High St. Rowley Regis. Parents of Daniel, Herbert and their siblings were Herbert Shaw and Hannah HAMPTON who married at St Thomas' Dudley on 13 July 1812.
SIDAWAY Maria born Cradley 1791, father Thomas born 1770 Rowley Regis, mother Hannah Dimmock born 1769 Rowley Regis.
SIDAWAY Martha Sidaway buried 18 Jan 1933 in St Peter's along with Frederick and Rebecca DREW (buried 1945 and 1952 respectively).
SMITH Jemima Smith born 1814 father Joseph Smith born 1779. She married Benjamin Bloomer.
SPITTLE Esther b c 1834 at Netherton, Worcestershire was the eldest daughter of James Harrison Spittle and Mary JONES. This couple married on 1 July 1832 at Halesowen, Worcestershire.
SOUDEN Or SOWDEN. Thomas and Hannah Souden known to have had four children: Thomas baptised 10 Jul 1791, Daniel baptised 16 Jun 1793, Hannah baptised 27 Sep 1795 and Phebe baptised 9 Junn 1799, all at Park Lane Presbyterian Chapel. Hannah Souden married John Hughes and they had daughter Matilda Hughes.
SOUTHALL GEORGE born Cradley 1784, spouse Hannah born Rowley Regis.
SOUTHALL Elizabeth born 1838 in Cradley married Thomas Bate at St Peters in 1858. She died in Blue Ball Lane in 1918. William born 1799 in Cradley married Mary Gill. Married at Halesowen. Both died in Cradley.
STOKES William STOKES b 1841 Kingswinford married Hannah POUND. Children grew up/ married in Cradley: Thomas b 1868 married Agnes ROSE, William b 1870 married Louisa HOPKINS, Arthur b 1872 married Sarah GILL, Samuel b 1874 married Martha J BRADBURY, Wilfred b 1876 married Annie BARNSLEY, Ezekiel b 1876 married Annie Elizabeth WALKER, & Fred b 1878.
TANDY I am interested in anything anyone might know about Tom TANDY who was married to my great-aunt; Minnie (née Birch) who lived in Lawrence Lane, Old Hill and in Compton Road, Cradley Heath.
TAYLOR My grandmother was Sarah Ann Taylor born 1899 Cradley. Parents Walter Edwin Taylor and Phoebe Barber, both of Rowley Regis.
TAYLOR Martha Matilda TAYLOR, born 1880 at Park Side, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Pearson). She married Thomas Royal in 1911.
TROMANS I am looking for living relatives of my mum Irene Reynolds' parents who lived in Fox Oak Street, Cradley Heath. They were Thomas W TROMANS (1905-1982) and Edith Tromans (née ATTWOOD) (1906-1991). Thomas' parents were William Tromans - b. 1882 - wife Annie BOOTH, and his father William Tromans and wife Elizabeth (née TIBBETTS). Edith's parents were Benjamin Attwood - born out of wedlock in 1870 to Phebe Attwood and Felix BEACH, and wife of Benjamin - Eliza Attwood (née NORTH).


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