Wood family of High Stone and Woodhead.
Joshua Wood of High Stone (Mottram) and Woodhead, labourer, farmer and husbandman, had three children:
John Wood born about 1762.
Jenny Wood born about 1766.
John Wood was born about 1762. Entries in the Glossop parish register say he lived at Whitfield, Shepley mill, Rowarth, Little Hayfield and Dinting Mill and was a clothier. He married Mary Goodison, baptised 25 December 1765 at All Saints, Glossop (see A Goodison family of Glossop), on 8 September 1783 at All Saints, Glossop. In some entries Mary is recorded as Mally or Molly. John and Mary had nine children:
John Wood, born 5 September and baptised 10 October 1784 at All Saints, Glossop.
Joseph Wood, born 29 March and baptised 6 May 1787 at All Saints, Glossop.
Sally Wood, born 12 August and baptised 7 October 1791 at All Saints, Glossop.
Betty Wood, born about 1794, buried 6 September 1795 at All Saints, Glossop.
Thomas Wood, born 28 July and baptised 14 August 1796 at All Saints, Glossop.
Hannah Wood, born 13 August and baptised 26 August 1798 at All Saints, Glossop.
James Wood, born 12 May 1801, baptised 21 Jun 1801 at All Saints, Glossop.
William Wood, born 26 September 1803, baptised 23 October 1803 at All Saints, Glossop.
Nancy Wood, born 27 August and baptised 22 September 1805 at All Saints, Glossop.
John Wood was buried on 21 April 1813 at All Saints, Glossop aged 51.
Jenny Wood, born about 1766. She married Samuel Siddal, born about 1764, son of Phineas Syddall and Elizabeth Knott (see The Syddall family of Glossop), on 13 January 1788 in Mottram in Longdendale.
Ellen Wood. She married Samuel Newton of Whitfield (son of John Newton). Glossop parish register records the family as of Whitfield, Shepley Mill and Glossop. Ellen and Samuel had seven children:
Sally Newton, born 9 December 1790, baptised 9 January1791 at All Saints, Glossop.
James Newton, born 28 April 1792, baptised 21 May 1792 at All Saints, Glossop.
Nancy Newton, born 5 September 1794, baptised 10 Nov 1794 at All Saints, Glossop.
Martha Newton, born 10 January1797, baptised 19 March 1797 at All Saints, Glossop.
Samuel Newton, born 26 October 1798, baptised 9 January1799 at All Saints, Glossop.
Joseph Newton, born 8 September 1802, baptised 3 January1803 at All Saints, Glossop.
Thomas Newton, born 21 October 1804, baptised 30 December 1804 at All Saints, Glossop.
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