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Longview Publishing

The History and Hulley Families of the One House, Rainow near Macclesfield, Cheshire
by Ray Hulley

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Contents

Chapter
Title
Page
1 The One House Story - before 1488 1
  Introduction 1
  Early One House references 1
  Development of the Hulley surname 3
  Locations of the Hulley surname before 1490 3
  The Hulley connection to the One House 4
2 The Hulley family in the 16th century 6
3 The Hulley family in the 17th century 9
4 The Hulley family in the 18th century 13
  The church dispute 20
  Hulley's Volunteers 21
5 The Hulley family in the 19th century 24
  The Hulley Coat of Arms 31
  A 19th Century Ghost 33
6 The Hulley family in the 20th century 34
  An Abode of Gentry 37
  The demise of a 770 year-old house 42
  Index 68

 

Appendices

Appendix
Title
Page
1 Supporting Documents 1290 – 1348 48
2 Owners and/or tenants of the One House 54
3 Lease of the One House dated 1490 56
4 Deed by John Hulley of the nature of a Will c. 1500 57
5 Background Notes to the 1757 Church Dispute 58
6 Correspondence - Colours of “Hulley’s Volunteers” 1912 60
7 General Report on the Hulley Pedigree 62
8 Petition for a Grant of Arms 1881 63
9 Hulley Coat of Arms - Details of Quarterings 65
10 The One House FamilyTree 1490 to 1927 67

 

Illustrations

Figure
Title
Page
1 The One House Rainow c1920s also known as Rainow Hall, Rainow Manor House viii
2 Locations of surname variations 1302 to 1498 4
3 Obverse of One House lease dated 1490 (Cheshire Archives and Local Studies) 5
4 Reverse of One House lease dated 1490 (Cheshire Archives and Local Studies) 5
5 One House lease dated 1546 6
6 Decease of Laurence Howley 1567 7
7 Surrender of One House to John Howley 1567 7
8 Johes Howley shown in Jury List dated 1568 8
9 Lawrence Howley in Halmote Court List dated 1594 8
10 The marble font in St Michael's church, Macclesfield 15
11 18th century jug from the One House collection 17
12 Decorated jug with hunting scenes 17
13 Snuff box - gift to Jasper Hulley from his wife Ellen dated 1830 18
14 Silver beaker with One House monogram 18
15 Table cutlery with One House monogram 19
16 Soup tureen with One House monogram 19
17 One House grandfather clock c1770 19
18 Colours of the Loyal Macclesfield Volunteer Infantry 23
19 Uniforms of the Loyal Macclesfield Forresters and Volunteer Infantry in 1805 23
20 Surrender of the One House in 1806 24
21 1841 census of the One House 25
22 The One House shown on the 1850 Tithe map 26
23 1851 census of the One House 26
24 The Cottage, L'Hyvreuse, St Peter Port Guernsey birthplace of Sarah Ann Hulley 27
25 St George's, Castell, Guernsey. Residence of the Hulley family c1843-1855 27
26 1851 census of St George, Guernsey 28
27 1861 census of the One House 28
28 The late Jasper Hulley of the One House 1794-1867 29
29 1871 census of the One House 29
30 The One House on the 1874 Ordnance Survey map 30
31 1881 census of the One House 30
32 Coat of Arms of Holland Hulley 1881 32
33 The 1891 census of the One House 33
34 The 1901 census of the One House 34
35 The One House shown on the 1910 Ordnance Survey map 34
36 The 1911 census of the One House 35
37 Sketch Plan of the One House in the Inland Revenue Assessment 1912 36
38 Front left corner of the One House with balcony 36
39 A view of the house from the walled garden across the back lane 37
40 A 1920s view of the One House. The tower is at the rear right hand side 38
41 View of carriage drive looking towards the front entrance on Buxton Road 39
42 View from north west corner looking towards the front right of the One House 39
43 The last Hulley family in the One House 40
44 The last known photograph of the One House c1930-35 41
45, 46 Demolition of the One House - exterior views 42
47 Front door with a stone lintel with inscription A.D. 1703 during demolition 43
48 Newspaper article - Ancient House Demolition 44
49 Newspaper advert - Stone Rubble 44
50 Hulley documents from South Africa prior to sorting and indexing 45
51 The front entrance to the One House on Buxton Road 46
52 The ornate front gate of the One House - now replaced. 46
53 The author's wife Joan at the One House rear gate 47
54 The view from the One House towards Macclesfield 47

 

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