Stephen KIRK was born 1847.  He married Ann HALLMAN in St Michaels, Church Coppenhall, 19 February 1866.  Marriage took place in the presence of Issac KIRK (Labourer) and John HALLMAN (Labourer).  Ann was born 1845  the daughter of John HALLMAN. 

At the time of the 1861 census Stephen was working on the Smiths Green Farm, Barthomley.  He gave his occupation as 'Waggon Boy'. Next on the list was a Town Farm where an Ann ALLMAN (18) was listed as 'Assisiting in Dairy'.  This is possibly the Ann HALLMAN who married Stephen KIRK in 1866. 

Stephen KIRK and Ann HALLMAN had the following child:

Mary KIRK was born in Church Coppenhall, Crewe 1867.  She was baptized in St Michaels, Church Coppenhall, 4 August 1867.