This page provides details of the latest updates to 'The history of the Crutchley family' web site
To visit any of the pages mentioned below, follow the green links or use the 'home' button at the foot of the page to return to the home page. From the home page, select the appropriate button on the navigation bar.

30th November 2016 Version 8.00 of the Crutchley family gedcom file issued. Link

30th June 2016 Henry and Isabella Bennett photograph page updated to include information related to Henry Bennett's service in the Battle of the Somme. Link

17th February 2015 Information on Thomas Crutchley (b. 1832) updated. Link

17th February 2015 Version 7.00 of the Crutchley family gedcom file issued. Link

11th April 2012 New images added to the Jeremiah Crutchley page in the photograph album. Link

10th April 2012 New photograph of St Luke's Church, Cannock added. Link

2nd March 2010 Photograph of SE Crutchley added to Photograph Album. Link

20th August 2009 'A Soldier's Story' page updated to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the death of Thomas Henry Crutchley. Link

17th January 2009 New images added to the Jeremiah Crutchley page in the photograph album. Link

9th November 2008 'Bloxwich Remembers 2008' page added. This page describes the annual Remembrance Sunday parade and service held in Bloxwich, UK on 9th November 2008. It has photographs of the service, and of the cross placed at Bloxwich cenotaph in memory of Thomas Henry Crutchley. Link

6th July 2008 Image of St Luke's church Cannock added to 'The Very Elusive William Crutchley' page. Link

3rd July 2008 Web site newsletter for July 2008 uploaded. Link

1st July 2008 Crutchley burials in Manchester. New genealogy resource added to the downloads area. Link

4th February 2008 New photograph of All Saint's, parish church of Bloxwich, added to Bloxwich Video Clip page. Link

6th January 2008 Crutchley's General Stores page in the Photograph Album updated with a new photograph. Link

19th September 2007 The Crutchleys Of Eccleshall. New genealogy report added to the downloads page. Link

1st September 2007 The Crutchley genealogy pages have been updated. Link

10th November 2006 The Crutchley database has been updated to Version 7.50. In Microsoft Excel™ format, the database now contains genealogical data relating to 562 individuals with the surname Crutchley. Link

22nd September 2006 Version 6.00 of the Crutchley family gedcom file issued. Link

28th June 2006 A third page has been added to the photograph album, displaying more images of my family. Link

27th June 2006 'About this site' page added to provide visitors with general information regarding the 'History of the Crutchley family' web site. Link

27th June 2006 The Crutchley database has been updated to Version 7.00. In Microsoft Excel™ format, the database now contains genealogical data relating to 550 individuals with the surname Crutchley. Link

19th January 2006 Crutchley surname distribution page added. This page presents two maps of the UK which show the geographic distribution of residents bearing the Crutchley surname, and how it has changed over time. These maps locate the UK Crutchley population in 1881 and in 1998. Link
 
14th November 2005 'Bloxwich Remembers' page added. This page describes the annual Remembrance Sunday parade and service held in Bloxwich, UK on 13th November 2005. It has photographs of the service, and of the cross placed at Bloxwich cenotaph in memory of Thomas Henry Crutchley. Link

13th October 2005 Website newsletters made available for direct download from the site. Link

11th October 2005 Entire Crutchley family tree made available for download. Link

11th October 2005 Version 5.00 of the Crutchley family gedcom file issued. Link

28th September 2005 'A Soldier's Story' page updated to add a link to Thomas Henry Crutchley's story, which is permanently published on the BBC WW2 People's War web site. Link

19th September 2005 'S Crutchley - A life in the leather', page updated to add newly obtained information regarding Sidney Crutchley's working life in Walsall's leather industry. Link

16th September 2005 The Crutchley database has been updated to Version 6.50. In Microsoft Excel™ format, the database now contains genealogical data relating to over 520 individuals with the surname Crutchley. Link

16th September 2005 Guestbook questionnaire page improved to gather more information about visitors to the site, and also their reasons for visiting. Link

18th May 2005 A report on my Crutchley family genealogy added. The report which is available for download contains the details of all of the Crutchley ancestors I have identified in my research to date. The report contains the details of no less than three hundred and forty three of my ancestors who lived between 1693 and the present day. Link

2nd June 2004 Partial family tree page updated to include new information. Link

30th April 2004 The Crutchley database has been updated to Version 6.00. In Microsoft Excel™ format, the database now contains genealogical data relating to over 500 individuals with the surname Crutchley. Link

14th November 2003 Version 4.00 of the Crutchley family gedcom file issued. Link

1st November 2003 Home page modified to announce the birth of Miles William Crutchley on 1st November 2003. Link

30th October 2003 New guest book added. Link

28th September 2003 The Jervis gecom file added to the downloads page. This file contains the details of over a hundred individuals, including about seventy bearing the Crutchley surname, originating in the English Midlands and dating from 1810 onwards. Link

24th September 2003 The Crutchley database has been updated to Version 5.00. In Microsoft Excel™ format, the database now contains genealogical data relating to over 430 individuals with the surname Crutchley. Link

17th July 2003 ‘The Veil', a short story by the author of ‘The history of the Crutchley family’ web site added. This unusual tale is based partly on my own genealogical experience and partly on pure imaginative fiction. Link

29th April 2003 'The very elusive William Crutchley' page published. This is an account of my research efforts to identify the father of my fourth great grandfather, born about 1778. Link

30th January 2003 The West Archive published. This is a major new downloadable data source regarding the Crutchley family in Shropshire, UK from 1700 onwards. It comprises family tree charts, a limited number of photographs and other data. It also contains some information on Crutchley's in Staffordshire. Link

21st November 2002 Site map added to improve site navigation for visitors. Link

25th October 2002 The latest Crutchley genealogy downloads are now available.The Crutchley database has been updated to Version 4.01. In Microsoft Excel™ format, the database now contains genealogical data relating to over 350 individuals with the surname Crutchley. Version 3.01 of the Crutchley family GEDCOM file is also now available for download. Link

23rd October 2002 1881 Census section added with details of all Crutchleys in the UK that were listed in the census. This new section also contains a graphical analysis of Crutchleys in the county of Staffordshire. Link

7th October 2002 Awards page updated to add latest awards. Link

17th September 2002 Photograph of 'A' Company, 13th Battalion, the Parachute regiment (1943) added. Link

12th September 2002 'A Soldiers Story' Page updated to add newly discovered details of the battle for Putot en Auge and the part played in it by Thomas Henry Crutchley. Link

14th June 2002 Web site moved to a new server. Bulletin board service discontinued.

30th May 2002 The Crutchley database has been updated. Version 3.01 of the database, which is in Microsoft Excel™ format, now contains genealogical data relating to over 330 individuals with the surname Crutchley. The data relates to Crutchley's from locations around the world, who have lived between 1731 and the present. To download the database, or for further information go to: Link

24th April 2002 Awards page updated to add award from 'Genealogy Park'. Link

27th February 2002 'What's New' page added.

26th February 2002 Photograph album updated with the news of the fire at Crutchley's Toy Warehouse in Walsall on Tuesday 26th February 2002. Link

15th February 2002 Bulletin board added for visitor discussions and messages.

20th December 2001 Page added with the description of the origin of the surname Crutchley. Link

14th November 2001 Newsletter application form added. Now visitors can receive regular news of developments at ' The history of the Crutchley family' web site, direct to their email address. Link

14th November 2001 New home page live. Major site update completed.

13th November 2001 Second photograph album page added. Link

12th October 2001 New genealogy data made available for download. Data that was provided by Ruth Davis from California was added to the web site downloads page. Link

3rd October 2001 Web site moved from Geocities to professional web server.

25th September 2001 New home page live. Major site update completed.

18th August 2001 'A Soldier's Story' - The story of the life of Thomas Henry Crutchley from Bloxwich and his service during World War Two added. Link

1st August 2001 The birth of Cory Mark Crutchley on Monday July 16th 2001 at New Cross hospital, Wolverhampton announced.