Tameside Family History


A summation of my research into the Dukinfield Family and their links to Slavery in Jamaica and North Carolina and the Duckenfield family's visit in July 2019. An exciting story involving pirates, slaves, the lost colony of Roanoke Island, and the Eaton Family's foundation of New Haven, Connecticut. Plus the links to the Friends of Old Hall Chapel in Dukinfield and their aim to preserve the Chapel as a Preserved Ruin. CLICK HERE OR ON THE TITLE

Mostly concentrating on EARLY material not available anywhere else on-line. Just a small sample of some of the original sources held at

You can get to lots of pages from here but to access everything please go to the main contents page. Some examples are listed below, but there is much, much more - you may be here for some time and want to come back often.
  • Click on the photos above for historical descriptions of Tameside towns
  • How to guides and what is available in Tameside.
  • Transcriptions of trade directories, census returns, tax assessments etc.....
  • Historical articles about Tameside people and places.
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