My connection with the Birleys comes through my father's sister Eileen Stowell (22) who married Herbert Lewis Birley(218). This brief page outlines cousins descended from Herbert and Eileen. Further details of the Birley family, and particularly of the ancestors of Herbert BIRLEY can be found in a website of the Birley family.

Herbert Lewis BIRLEY

Herbert Lewis Birley(218) was born on 21 May 1900 in Pendleton, Lancashire, England. He married Eileen Stowell, my father's sister, on 24 Apr 1924. He died on 21 May 1984. Herbert and Eileen had three children.

Children of Herbert Birley(218) and Eileen Stowell (22)

Name Notes
Christopher Stowell BIRLEY(321) Born 16 Mar 1925 in Didsbury, Manchester. Married Olive Maud Staley. Child Hilary Vivienne Birley. Christopher has died but I do not have the date.
Michael Harold BIRLEY(322) Born 30 Dec 1927 in Didsbury, Manchester. Married Lilian Boyle on 05 Nov 1945, by whom he had two children, Jane Alexandra and Robert Michael. Robert died in infancy. This marriage was dissolved and on 11 Aug 1956 Michael married Jennifer Mary Bird, by whom he had four children, Stephen Michael, Jonathan Hugh, Katherine Mary Eileen (died in infancy) and Matthew William. Michael has also died but I do not have the date.
Derek Brian BIRLEY(323) Born 27 Aug 1931 in Didsbury, Manchester. Married Molly Irene Wynn on 09 Feb 1953 by whom he has two children, Simon Andrew and Maxwell Derek.

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