Annie Stoppard

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Annie Elizabeth Stoppard was born on 27th August 1863 to David Stoppard and Martha Handforth.

In 1871 her family was living at 134 Wilmslow Road, Withington, Lancashire.

Come 1881, the family had moved to Stockport Road, Cheadle, Cheshire, which was her mother's original hometown. Her father was a Shopkeeper/Grocer and Annie and her brother probably worked for their father (both being Grocer's Assistants).

On the 14th September 1887 she married William Churm. They had 6 children, Richard Oscar, William Stanley, Ethel Handforth, Victoria Ida, Jessie Louisa, and Winifred Annie.

By 1891 they have their own house at 24 Alexandra Grove, Chorlton-on-Medlock where she lived with William and their first two children, Richard (1 year old) and newborn William.

By 1901 the family has moved to 65 Palatine Road, Northenden, Manchester, Cheshire.

She died, aged 79, on the 11th March 1943.

William Stanley Churm was registered in the March quarter of 1891 in the district of Chorlton, Lancashire (volume 8c, page 883) and subsequently died in the September quarter of 1894 in the district of Altrincham in Cheshire (volume 8a, page 102). He would have been 3 years old.