History

Quaker Tickells and The King’s Arms Brewery

Among the Tickells I have come across during my recent research into London records was Henry Tickell, a Quaker from Cumberland. He and his sons ran a successful brewery in London during the late 18th and early 19th century. This post may be of particular interest to my brothers – on two counts. Firstly, they …

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The Sankey Viaduct

Eccleston Tickles, Mersey Flats, and the Sankey Canal

The UK censuses of 1841, 1851, 1861, and later show a number of families with the surname Tickle living in Eccleston, Lancashire, England. I was interested in the area as my own g.g.g.grandfather was baptised in Portico Chapel, near Eccleston, in the late 18th century, although his descendants had moved to Liverpool by the time …

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Tickle Brothers’ North Carolina Land Grants

While researching the Digel/Tickle lines, I’ve had to familiarise myself with American geography and history. If I make any mistakes in what I write, please forgive me and feel free to comment and correct! North Carolina lies on the east coast of the United States. It has Virginia to the north, Georgia and South Carolina …

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