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DeathDeceased, age not recorded


BirthMale; 1907
Death1958, age about 51
OccupationStone mason
ResidenceTo 1933: Turrett Cottages, Windmill Lane, Kerridge
1933: 36 Redway Lane, Kerridge
1952: Greenfield Road, Bollington, Cheshire, UK
Marriage Details not recorded
Children (5):Phyllis
Godfrey (<1933 - )
Bernice (1937 - 2011)
Living child #4

Notes for Edward 'Ted' ALLEN

Edward 'Ted' Allen (b.1907 d.1958) was a stone mason. He owned one of the quarries on Windmill Lane. Although all the local history attributes the making of the ball on top of White Nancy to one Tommy Cooper it was in fact Ted who made it. Cooper was leader of Bollington Urban District Council at the time, and told the members that he could make it. When he tried to carve the new ball it cracked in half. Ted, who was a fine stone mason, made a replacement, and Cooper took all the accolades! [134]


134.  Email, Linda Stewart, 05 December 2019

Person record last updated: 21 October 2020

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