Pedigree Index

Ackers of Moreton Hall

ACKERS, GEORGE-HOLLAND, Esq. of Moreton Hall, co. Chester, b. 10 Aug. 1812; m. 23 Jan. 1838, Harriott-Susan, 2nd dau. of Henry-William Hutton, Esq. of Beverley, co. York, and has,

I. GEORGIANA-HARRIOTT, m. 14 July, 1858, to Sir Charles Watkin Shakerley, Bart. of Somerford Park, co. Chester.
II. Constance-Marianne.

Mr. Ackers s. his father 22 Nov. 1836, and was high-sheriff of Cheshire 1852. He is major of the Queen's Own Royal Yeomanry, Staffordshire.

Lineage.-HOLLAND ACKERS, Esq. of Bank House, Manchester, b. 6 Feb. 1744, son of George Ackers, by Ellen Bonney, his 1st wife, purchased the Moreton property. He m. 23 Oct. 1787, Elizabeth Filkin, and by her (who d. 15 Feb. 1800), had a son and successor,

GEORGE ACKERS, Esq. of Moreton Hall, b. 19 Aug. 1788; m. 8. Nov. 1811, Harriott Dell, 2nd dau. of Henry Hutton, Esq. of Lincoln, and by her (who m. 2ndly, in 1841, the late William-Edward Powell, of Nanteos, Esq., M.P. for Cardiganshire), left at his decease, 22 Nov. 1836, an only child, GEORGE-HOLLAND ACKERS, Esq., now of Moreton Hall

Arms-Arg., on a bend, sa., three acorns, or, husked, vert.
Crest-A dove rising, in the beak an olive branch, all ppr.
Motto-La libert´┐Ż.
Seat-Moreton Hall, Congleton.

Transcribed from A genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, by Sir Bernard Burke, Ulster King of Arms, fourth edition, 1862;
a.k.a. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1862