Just happened onto your message!William Chidley (m Louisa Martin) is my Great Grandfather's brother.I have his BC from Eng. in my CHIDLEY file.I do not know much about Louisa except her date of B, date of D, date of M (one day off from your date); their burial in same cemetery as my Grandparents & Great Grandparents. They are buried in the Wheeling Twp. Cem., Arlington Heights, Cook Co., IL.I have not photographed their stones, but can where the weather is better.My brother lives in the Chidley home my Grandfather build in Arlington Heights in 1910.I live in the next town, but my parents are buried in the cemetery across the road from Wheeling Twp. Cem.
William (that's all that is on his B record) was b 28 Feb 1852, 10 Court Howard Place,Birminham Dist.,St. Philip's sub-district, County of Warwick, Eng.,son of Thomas Chidley & his wife, Ann Stone. I know of the following six children:
1.Maud B., b 5 May 1878; m 5 Jul 1899 (Andrew "Andy" Hanreddy); d 4 Feb 1963; bur Irving Park Blvd. Cem. (I haven't been there but can probably find out more)
2.Mable, b 23 Aug 1880; m 20 Oct 1909 (Bert Brown); d 17 Oct 1963; bur Wheeling Twp. Cem. (same plot as parents)
3.May, b ca Jul 1882; d 1 Aug 1884 (no other info)
4.Mary (no further info)
5.Pearl (no further info)
6.Blanch "Birdie", b 5 Sep 1891; m 19 Apr 1913 (Leslie Smith); d Dec 1976; they had a dau. Margaret who m Ernest Olson, & lvd Chicago; (no further info)
William's parents:Thomas Chidley b 21 Dec 1812, EN; m 16 Feb 1835, Aston, Birmingham, Warwick, EN AND Ann Stone, b ca 1816, EN; d 3 Oct 1879, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, CN (I have her obit & D recd).They had at least 6 children, all b EN.Came frm EN to CN ? but my Great Grandparents were m in CN. Children:
1.Emily, (have lots on her) bur. in IL
2.Alfred (my Great Grandfather) b 8 Nov 1847, Goodmans Fields, Whitechapel, Middlesex, EN; d 17 Dec 1932, Bremen Twp., Cook Co., IL; m (1) CN, Mary McCue (1) Mary Jane Elizabeth Smythe (my Great Grandmother) 14 Jan 1880, Wallace, Perth, Ontario, CN, both bur Wheeling Twp. Cem.
His 1st wife, Mary, d in Hamilton (they had one daughter).Alfred & 2nd Mary, had several ch.
3.Walter, b 15 Dec 1849, EN
4.William (info above)
5.Sarah, b EN, d 15 Dec 1943 ?, m Albert SMYTHE (bro of my Great Grandmother)
6.Female, m Joseph Boell (story says they went to Australia).I see you have some Boles info listed - wonder if this is related).
Hope this will be helpful & I hope we can share other data.
Darlene Chidley Vogt
Cook Co., IL