6 Shrigley Road in 1910
The same view in 2019
The business name Hamson can still be seen on the side of the house
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1806 Joseph Hamson started the business from his house at 6 Shrigley Road of plumbing, glazing and decorating.
He is listed as retired in 1871 and living round the corner in Mount Pleasant Cottage alone aged fifty eight years.
Census so far
1881: Alfred Hamson aged forty three years lived here with his wife Elizabeth who was thirty years old. They had two daughters Sarah and Lizzie aged 10 and 6 years. Alfred`s father Joseph Senior had retired to Mount Pleasant Cottages just around the corner on the 1871 census.
1896: Joseph Hampson is now listed as being here in the Kelly`s Directory
1911. Joseph Hamson was still there aged forty three. He was a Master Plumber and an Employer from Bollington. His wife Mary M was forty six years old and born in Kerridge. They had three children Leslie aged 13 years and two sons Rupert and Frank aged 12 years and 6 years respectively.
1914. Joseph is still listed there.
Our thanks go to Linda Stewart who has researched census information to present an interesting history of the house’s residents.