George Sharp


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Tribal Pages

Where Notes Source Sure?
Birth     Congleton      
Baptism 7/8/1836   Astbury      
Marriage 11/2/1858 copy Independent Chapel, Mill St, Congleton Witnessess:
David Hickson (B-i-L)
Elizabeth Hickson (S-i-L)
cert y
Death 7/1/1919 y 1 Lower Park St, Congleton CoD: 1. Old Age, 2. Cardiac Dilation
Son Arthur present at death
cert y
Burial 11/1/1919   Astbury, Congleton no gravestone at Astbury Chester Record Office  


Moving History







@ Canal St, Congleton

@ Lawton Street, Congleton

@ 135 Canal St, Congleton

@ 10 High Street, Congleton

@ 10a High Street, Congleton

@ 1 Lower Park Street, Congleton

Census 1841,1851,1871,1881, 1901


Spouse Ellen Ann Sharp (nee Hickson)
Father Jacob Sharp
Mother Phebe Sharp (nee Mitchell)

Francis Thompstone Sharp
Emma Harvey (nee Sharp)
Arthur Sharp
Joseph Hickson Sharp


Jacob Sharp
Mary Sharp



1. Journeyman Cabinet Maker (son's birth cert & marriage cert - 1858)
2. Furniture Broker of Lawton St. (White's Directory 1860)
3. Cabinet Maker & Shopkeeper, Canal Street (1864 Morris & Co.'s Directory of Cheshire, Pg143)
4. General Shopkeeper & Dealer in Groceries & Sundries (Slaters 1869,72,74)
5. Clerk at a Sewerage Works (1919)


Will. The will mentions a 'dear friend' Levi Cooke, who lived in Canal St and is listed in the electoral roll of 1907 & 1911 as living in 'Canal Rd' .

Advert available from 1880 taken from 'Directory of Cheshire Towns 1880' by Morris & Co.- The business had been bought or taken over from a Mr Joseph Steele who was a cabinet maker at 10 High St from 1848 to around 1878/9 (according to directory's of the time).

The 1910 electoral roll shows George & Jacob in 'High St' Congleton, with 'a share of leaseold house & workshop' in Victoria St, Congleton.



Information Sources
Marriage cert
Sons birth & marriage certs
1841,51,71,81 1901 census
'Directory of Cheshire Towns 1880' by Morris & Co
1907,10,11,14 Electoral Rolls
His will
Slaters directory 1869,1872,1874
White's directory 1860
Morris & Co.'s Directory of Cheshire 1864

Still require:

Death Cert


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Last Edited: January 15, 2010

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