The SPEED Family of Chester

I love Family and Local History. A short time ago. I purchased a very large family bible which has handwritten pages relating to the *Speed* family of Chester. These blank pages were included in many older bibles. Here are some details, which may be of interest to this group.
Henry Speed b 15 August 1853 married Sarah b 29 May 1852
On 27 June 1876 by Rev W Wilkinson. In the Primitive Methodist Chapel George Street Chester.
Attended by :- I M Jones, City Surveyor;
Miss H Wilson, Bunbury Heath
Mr H Speed Sr. and the Misses Jones
Mr J Mottram and..?
Miss Sellars
Mr and Mrs Speed, Crane St Chester.
Other pages further in the bible, specifically for adding more Family information.
Details of children : Albert Alexander Speed b Easter Sunday 21 April 1878 Frank Harry Rupert Speed b 18 April 1879
Orry Augustine Speed b 23 June 1880 at 49 Bewsey Rd Warrington
Florence Gertrude Speed b at 32 Gladstone Road Chester 7 June 1882
Henry Theodore Speed b at Sealand Rd Chester 8 September 1886
Frank Harry Rupert d 1879 buried in Widnes Churchyard
Florence Gertrude died Dec 26 1922
Albert Alexander died August 6 1942 Cremated at Landican Burkenhead
Harry Theodore Lost at Sea 1941

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  • Henry Speed was a Primitive Methodist local preacher. You can read about his Methodist life in an obituary here.

    By Christopher Hill (10/03/2023)

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