Born in Kingston Upon Hull in 1848, Samuel Ainsworth Perry’s family ‘s origins were in Stockport. He was one of 9 children to John Perry and Mary Ainsworth. Samuel’s family lived in Hull for some time before returning to Cheshire.
Soon after returning to Cheshire , Samuel and wife Annie had children of their own, including Samuel junior. With Samuel juniors parents being employed as Cotton Operatives in local Cotton Mills , the family stayed in the Stockport area for several generations and at the turn of the century, Samuel junior married Hannah Birch.
It was Hannah Birch who bore Britain’s greatest Tennis champion; Fred Perry.Read More