Ancestors of Adam and Emma Jackson


John FORREST [scrapbook]-F0301 was born about 1876 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He died 1 about Feb 1937 in Blackburn, Lancashire. John married 2, 3 Margaret HOWSON-H0306 on 24 Dec 1898 in the church of St Matthew in Blackburn.

John was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 45, Ingham Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Margaret HOWSON [Parents]-H0306 was born 1 on 2 Jun 1875 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She was christened 2 on 14 Jul 1875 in the church of St Mary the Virgin in Blackburn. She died 3 about Aug 1948 in Blackburn, Lancashire. Margaret married 4, 5 John FORREST-F0301 on 24 Dec 1898 in the church of St Matthew in Blackburn.

Margaret was counted in a census 6 on 3 Apr 1881 in 100, Oxford Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census 7 on 5 Apr 1891 in 100, Oxford Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 45, Ingham Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

The 1911 census records that Margaret had been married for 11 years but had no children. In Sep 1939, Margaret was a widow and living alone at 57, Withers Street in Blackburn.


Thomas SALISBURY [scrapbook]-S0301 was born about 1876 in Blackburn, Lancashire. Thomas married 1 Emily HOWSON-H0307 on 22 Sep 1900 in the Church of Saint Francis in Feniscliffe, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Thomas was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in 38, Emma Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Emily HOWSON [Parents]-H0307 was born on 10 Jul 1876 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She was christened 1 on 23 Jul 1876 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire. She died 2 about Sep 1944 in Blackburn, Lancashire. Emily married 3 Thomas SALISBURY-S0301 on 22 Sep 1900 in the Church of Saint Francis in Feniscliffe, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Emily was counted in a census 4 on 3 Apr 1881 in 100, Oxford Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census 5 on 5 Apr 1891 in 100, Oxford Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in 38, Emma Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 34, Riley Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

In Sep 1939, Emily and her son Leonard, were living at 21, Higher Audley Street in Blackburn. Emily was 'keeping house', whilst Leonard worked as a Labourer in a Cafe. Interestingly, Emily is recorded as Single - could this indicate that she and Thomas had separated? He wasn't present in the 1911 Census.

They had the following children.

  M i
Leonard SALISBURY-S0202 was born 1 on 7 Mar 1901 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was christened 2 on 20 Mar 1901 in the Church of Saint Francis in Feniscliffe, Blackburn, Lancashire. He died 3 in Dec 1955 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Leonard was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in 38, Emma Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 203, Higher Audley Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Leonard Never Married - he was living on Higher Audley Street in the early 1950's

Ralph SPEDDING-S0302 was born 1 on 19 Apr 1875 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He died 2 about Aug 1968 in Blackburn, Lancashire. Ralph married 3 Mary Ann HOWSON-H0308 about Feb 1898 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Ralph was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in 27, Heatley Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 27, Heatley Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

In Sep 1939, Ralph and Mary Ann were living alone at 27, Heatley Street in Blackburn. Ralph was working as a Cotton Weaver and Mary Ann as a Housewife.

Mary Ann HOWSON [Parents]-H0308 was born 1, 2 on 4 Jan 1878 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She died 3 about Aug 1953 in Blackburn, Lancashire. Mary married 4 Ralph SPEDDING-S0302 about Feb 1898 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Mary was counted in a census 5 on 3 Apr 1881 in 100, Oxford Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census 6 on 5 Apr 1891 in 100, Oxford Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in 27, Heatley Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 27, Heatley Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

The 1911 census records that Mary Ann and Ralph had one child, and the child was still alive.

They had the following children.

  M i
Leonard SPEDDING-S0205 was born 1 about Aug 1898 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Leonard was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in 27, Heatley Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 27, Heatley Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.
  M ii
John Thomas SPEDDING-S0204 was born 1 about Nov 1901 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He died in ?.

DEATH: John Spedding died aged 17 whilst riding his push bike. Many years later, his nephew,Selwyn Croasdale (C0106) was also killed whilst riding his motorcycle on Livesey Branch Road - he was also 17 years old
  F iii Edith SPEDDING-S0206 was born on 3 Apr 1915. She died about Apr 2004.

Alfred JACKSON [Parents]-J0310 was born on 22 Apr 1890 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He died 1 about Feb 1960 in Blackburn, Lancashire. Alfred married 2 Julia Mary GARDINER-G0302 about Aug 1925 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Alfred was counted in a census 3 on 5 Apr 1891 in 53, Henrietta Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 4 on 31 Mar 1901 in 53, Henrietta Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 151, Downham Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Alfred and Julia were Catholics.
In 1939, Alfred and his family were living at 82, Johnson Street in Blackburn. Alfred was working as a Fireman with a Wholesale & Retail Provision Merchants and Julia a housewife at home. The Electoral Roll shows that they were still there in 1947.

Julia Mary GARDINER-G0302 was born on 24 Mar 1890 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She died 1 about Aug 1956 in Blackburn, Lancashire. Julia married 2 Alfred JACKSON-J0310 about Aug 1925 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Julia was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 24, Mayflower St, Mill Hill, Blackburn, Lancashire.

They had the following children.

  M i
John JACKSON-J0229 was born 1 about May 1927 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He died in ?.

OCCUPATION
Shop assistant at Mercers Ironmongers in Blackburn

Jack HESKETH [scrapbook]-H0205 was born 1 on 1 May 1928 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He died on 13 Oct 2014 in Hoghton, Nr Preston, Lancashire. He was buried on 24 Oct 2014 in Blackburn Crematorium, Pleasington, Lancashire. Jack married 2 Alice JACKSON-J0209 on 20 Dec 1947 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Alice JACKSON [Parents] [scrapbook]-J0209 was born 1 on 24 Mar 1928 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She died on 1 Apr 2013 in Hoghton, Nr Preston, Lancashire. She was buried on 12 Apr 2013 in Blackburn Crematorium, Pleasington, Lancashire. Alice married 2 Jack HESKETH-H0205 on 20 Dec 1947 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Alice worked as Personal Secretary.

Alice was born at 50 Ash St in Blackburn

They had the following children.

  F i Lorraine HESKETH-H0102.

John JACKSON [Parents]-J0312 was born on 9 Jan 1901 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He died in ?. John married 1 Annie SAGAR-S0316 about May 1923 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

John was counted in a census 2 on 31 Mar 1901 in 53, Henrietta Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 151, Downham Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

OCCUPATION
Insurance Agent

ADDRESSES
1945 - John and Annie were living at 12, Wimberley Street in Blackburn.

Annie SAGAR-S0316 was born 1, 2 on 25 Jul 1897 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She died in ?. Annie married 3 John JACKSON-J0312 about May 1923 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Annie was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in 1, Victoria Mt., Revidge, Blackburn, Lancashire.

In 1901, Annie's father, WilliamA Sagar, was a Police Inspector. It is said that he later became an Alderman of the Borough of Blackburn.

They had the following children.

  F i Shiela JACKSON-J0213 was born on 4 Dec 1923. She died in ?.
  M ii
Henry JACKSON-J0214 was born 1 about May 1926 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He died in ?.
  F iii Beatrice Sagar JACKSON-J0230 was born on 12 Dec 1928. She died in Feb 2001.
  M iv
Michael J JACKSON-J0228 was born 1 about Aug 1936 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He died in ?.

William WARD [Parents] [scrapbook]-W0204 was born 1 on 24 Jul 1913 in Sheffield, Yorkshire. He died 2, 3 on 28 Oct 1983 in Birkenhead, Merseyside from a Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack). William married Margaret HARVEY-H0239 on 28 Aug 1937 in the Register Office in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Notes from conversations with both Alice Hesketh (nee Jackson - J0209) and Florence Barton (nee Jackson - J0206)

'Bill' did not move to Blackburn with the family around 1922/3, he was brought up by his grandparents (John Henry and Grace Ward) at 20, Carrfield Road and attended Sheffield Grammar School. He joined the Army (1st Bn. East Lancashire Regiment) as a 'boy soldier' (presumably around 1929) but soon after joining ran away - the police visited 50 Ash Street to take him back. He must have overcome his concerns, as he looks very happy in the Shanghai picture taken in 1932 and stayed in the Army until after the war. Florence says that he met his wife Margaret (Peggy) whilst stationed in Belfast (the regiment was there from 1935 until about Sep 1939 - see the list of tours below).

Florence remembers being taken on a visit to Belfast, by Bill and Peggy, before she left school in Jul 1940.

Florence says that Bill and Peggy lived in Hickory Street, Blackburn for a  while (they are not listed in the 35, 37, 46, 49, 51 or 52 electoral registers - no registers during the War), so it may have been for one of the short periods when Bill's regiment was stationed in Lancashire

Alice says that when Bill was in the army and stationed in Lancashire, he would occasionally visit them in Blackburn (one time turning up in a tank!) but the visits were always during the day and when Isaiah was out. Was there bad feeling between Bill and Isaiah?

From at least Sep 1952 until Jul 1961, Bill, his wife 'Peggy' and their three children lived at 9, Combermere Terrace, Birkenhead. I remember going to visit with my parents a couple of times in the late 1950's (particularly going through the Mersey Tunnel) and recall playing out and climbing over walls with either William or Trevor. I remember Uncle Bill as a very jolly person.

In September 1952, Bill was working as a Motor Mechanic at a Garage.
In July 1961, he was working as a Lorry Driver for a Haulage Contractor.

1Bn East Lancashire Regiment - Tours of Duty

??? 1929 - ??? 1931   Poona
??? 1931 - ??? 1932   Bombay
??? 1932 - ??? 1933   China, Shanghai
??? 1933 - Dec 1934   UK with 13 Brigade (Catterick)
Dec 1934 - Jan 1935  Germany, Saar International Force supervising the Plebiscite (with 13 Bde)
Jan 1935 - ??? 1935   UK with 13 Brigade (Catterick)
??? 1935 - Sep 1939  Northern Ireland, Belfast
Sep 1939 - Apr 1940   UK with 42 Infantry Division (East Lancs)
Apr 1940 - Jun 1940    France and Belgium  (Defence of Escaut, Dunkirk)
Jun 1940 - Sep 1941   UK
Sep 1941 - Oct 1941   UK with 6 Brigade
Oct 1941 - Jun 1942    UK with 42 Support Group
Jun 1942 - Jun 1944   UK with 71 Brigade
Jun 1944 - Aug 1944   NW Europe
Aug 1944 - ??? 1945   NW Europe with 53 Infantry Division
??? 1945 - ??? 1947   Germany
??? 1947 - ??? 1950   UK

Margaret HARVEY-H0239 was born 1 on 1 May 1916. She died 2, 3 about May 1980 in Birkenhead, Merseyside. Margaret married William WARD-W0204 on 28 Aug 1937 in the Register Office in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Notes from conversations with both Alice Hesketh (nee Jackson - J0209) and Florence Barton (nee Jackson - J0206)

Margaret was living and working in Belfast when Bill met her (he was stationed there between 1935 and Sep 1939)

Alice and Florence thought she was a nurse and later a matron in a nursing home. No occupation was stated on her marriage certificate but the occupation recorded on both William and Margaret's  birth certificates was 'Butler'.

Margaret had a brother Francis G Harvey (known as Frank) who followed her to England. Frank apparently had an eye for Olive Jackson but she wasn't interested. He subsequently married a Blackburn girl called Winifred Slater around Feb 1938 and they lived in the Audley district. Frank was also in the Army and is said to have shot himself in the arm with a pistol whilst drunk - the arm was amputated. He was known as the 'One Armed Gardener' at Roe Lee Park in Blackburn.

They had the following children.

  M i William David WARD-W0107 was born on 12 Oct 1938. He died about Jun 2003.
  F ii Margaret Ann WARD-W0106.
  M iii Trevor George WARD-W0122.

Joseph JACKSON [Parents]-J0307 was born 1, 2 on 13 Oct 1873 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was christened on 12 Nov 1873 in the church of St Mary the Virgin in Blackburn. He died in Dec 1953 in Carelton, Skipton, WR Yorkshire. He was buried 3 on 9 Dec 1953 in St Mary's Church, Carelton, near Skipton, WR Yorkshire. Joseph married 4 Rosina SIMPSON-S0342 about Nov 1903 in Carleton, Yorkshire.

Joseph was counted in a census 5 on 3 Apr 1881 in 6, Oxford Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 6 on 5 Apr 1891 in 42, Oxford Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 7 on 31 Mar 1901 in 42, Oxford Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 3, West View, Carleton, Skipton, Yorkshire.

Joseph's baptism record states his date of birth as the 13th of October 1873 but in the 1939 Register it is shown as the 6th of October.

In Sep 1939, Joseph and Rosina were living at 1, Thompson Terrace in Carelton (near Skipton in the West Riding of Yorkshire). Joseph was employed as a Woollen Weaver.

Rosina SIMPSON-S0342 was born 1, 2 on 9 Apr 1872 in Carleton, Yorkshire. She died 3 about May 1948 in Carelton, Skipton, WR Yorkshire. Rosina married 4 Joseph JACKSON-J0307 about Nov 1903 in Carleton, Yorkshire.

Rosina was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 3, West View, Carleton, Skipton, Yorkshire.

They had the following children.

  F i Rose Ellen JACKSON-J0221 was born about May 1904.

Henry EDDLESTON [Parents]-E0501 # was born about Oct 1816 in Clayton-le-Dale, Lancashire. He was christened 1 on 2 Oct 1816 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire. He died 2 in Dec 1877 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was buried 3 on 28 Dec 1877 in the Church of Saint Mary in Mellor, Blackburn, Lancashire. Henry married Margaret HARGREAVES-H0503 # on 31 May 1841 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Henry was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1841 in Haydock Fold, Mellor, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 4 on 30 Mar 1851 in Mellor Lane, Mellor, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 5 on 8 Apr 1861 in 4, Lawrence Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 6 on 2 Apr 1871 in 22, Hazel Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

In May 1841, on the Certificate of his Marriage to Margaret Hargreaves (H0503):
   Henry's occupation is shown as a Weaver
   and that he was living in Mellor, Nr Blackburn

In April 1864, on the Birth Certificate of Rachel Eddleston (E0401):
   Henry's occupation is shown as Carter
   They lived at a house in Wensley Street, Blackburn

SURNAME: Also shown as EDLESTONE or EDLESTON

ADDRESSES:
1841 Jun - Haydock Fold, Mellor
1842 Jan - Clayton-le-Dale

1846 Oct - Mellor
1850 Apr - Mellor
1851 Mar - Mellor Lane, Mellor
1857 Feb - Harrison St, Blackburn
1858 Jan - 13, Harrison St, Blackburn
1858 Jul - 13, Harrison St, Blackburn
1859 Jan - Wensley Fold, Blackburn
1859 Aug - 131, Wensley St, Blackburn
1860 Sep - 4, Lawrence St, Wensley Fold, Blackburn
1861 Apr - 4, Lawrence St, Blackburn
1864 Apr - Wensley St, Blackburn
1864 May - 42, Wensley Fold, Blackburn
1866 Apr - Wensley Fold Lane, Blackburn
1871 Apr - 22, Hazel St, Blackburn

Margaret HARGREAVES [Parents]-H0503 # was born about 1818 in Lower Darwen, Lancashire. She was christened on 14 Mar 1819 in Saint Mary, Blackburn, Lancashire. She died 1 in Feb 1877 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She was buried 2 on 19 Feb 1877 in the Church of Saint Mary in Mellor, Blackburn, Lancashire. Margaret married Henry EDDLESTON-E0501 # on 31 May 1841 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Margaret was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1841 in Haydock Fold, Mellor, Lancashire. She was counted in a census 3 on 30 Mar 1851 in Mellor Lane, Mellor, Lancashire. She was counted in a census 4 on 30 Mar 1851 in 20, Adelaide Street, Blackburn. She was counted in a census 5 on 8 Apr 1861 in 4, Lawrence Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census 6 on 2 Apr 1871 in 22, Hazel Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

CENSUS: In the 1851 Census, it is interesting to see that Margaret and her baby daughter (H0503 & E0404) have been counted twice. Possibly,  when the enumerator called, she was visiting her Parents, the Hargreaves family, with whom they lived in 1841.

Margaret gave birth to at least 14 children during the period 1842 to 1866. Sadly 9 of them died as infants or young children.

They had the following children.

  M i
John EDDLESTON-E0402 was born about Jan 1842 in Clayton-le-Dale, Lancashire. He was christened 1 on 20 Feb 1842 in the Church of Saint Mary in Mellor, Blackburn, Lancashire. He died 2 about Feb 1902 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

John was counted in a census 3 on 30 Mar 1851 in Mellor Lane, Mellor, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 4 on 8 Apr 1861 in 4, Lawrence Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 5 on 2 Apr 1871 in 22, Hazel Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 6 on 3 Apr 1881 in 17, Ashworth Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 7 on 5 Apr 1891 in 53, Henrietta Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 8 on 31 Mar 1901 in 53, Henrietta Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.
  M ii
William EDDLESTON-E0409 was born about 1843 in Clayton-le-Dale, Lancashire. He died in Jul 1858 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was buried 1 on 18 Jul 1858 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire.

William was counted in a census 2 on 30 Mar 1851 in Mellor Lane, Mellor, Lancashire.
  F iii
Ann EDDLESTON-E0410 was born on 10 Dec 1844 in Clayton-le-Dale, Lancashire. She was christened 1 on 11 Oct 1846 in the Church of Saint Mary in Mellor, Blackburn, Lancashire. She died in Aug 1859 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She was buried 2 on 7 Aug 1859 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Ann was counted in a census 3 on 30 Mar 1851 in Mellor Lane, Mellor, Lancashire.
  M iv
James EDDLESTON-E0411 was born on 13 May 1846 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was christened 1 on 11 Oct 1846 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire. He died in May 1851 in Mellor, Lancashire. He was buried 2 on 14 May 1851 in the Church of Saint Mary in Mellor, Blackburn, Lancashire.

James was counted in a census 3 on 30 Mar 1851 in Mellor Lane, Mellor, Lancashire.
  M v
Richard EDDLESTON-E0403 was born 1 about Apr 1848 in Clayton-le-Dale, Lancashire. He died in Sep 1868 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was buried 2 on 6 Sep 1868 in the Church of Saint Mary in Mellor, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Richard was counted in a census 3 on 30 Mar 1851 in Mellor Lane, Mellor, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 4 on 8 Apr 1861 in 4, Lawrence Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.
  F vi
Margaret EDDLESTON-E0404 was born about Mar 1850 in Mellor, Lancashire. She was christened 1 on 28 Apr 1850 in the Church of Saint Mary in Mellor, Blackburn, Lancashire. She died in May 1864 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She was buried 2, 3 on 8 May 1864 in Blackburn Cemetery, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Margaret was counted in a census 4 on 30 Mar 1851 in Mellor Lane, Mellor, Lancashire. She was counted in a census 5 on 30 Mar 1851 in 20, Adelaide Street, Blackburn. She was counted in a census 6 on 8 Apr 1861 in 4, Lawrence Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

CENSUS: In the 1851 Census, it is interesting to see that Margaret and her baby daughter (H0503 & E0404) have been counted
twice. Possibly,  when the enumerator called, she was visiting her Parents, the Hargreaves family, with whom they lived in 1841.
  M vii
James EDDLESTON-E0415 was born on 24 Mar 1852 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was christened 1 on 30 May 1852 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire. He died before Sep 1860.
  F viii
Isabella (Elizabeth) EDDLESTON-E0416 was born 1 on 21 Sep 1854 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She was christened 2 on 8 Oct 1854 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire. She died in Jan 1858 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She was buried 3 on 20 Jan 1858 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire.

The age at death, the father's name and exact address, suggest that either the family changed the name from Isabel(la), which she was registered and baptised with, to Elizabeth by the time she died, or the parish clerk misheard/recorded the name incorrectly.
  M ix
Thomas EDDLESTON-E0405 was born on 9 Feb 1857 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was christened 1 on 22 Mar 1857 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Thomas was counted in a census 2 on 8 Apr 1861 in 4, Lawrence Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was counted in a census 3 on 2 Apr 1871 in 22, Hazel Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.
  F x
Alice EDDLESTON-E0406 was born on 7 Jan 1859 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She was christened 1 on 10 Apr 1859 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire. She died on 21 Dec 1936 in 122, Wimberley St, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was buried 2 in Dec 1936 in Blackburn Cemetery, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Alice was counted in a census 3 on 8 Apr 1861 in 4, Lawrence Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census 4 on 2 Apr 1871 in 22, Hazel Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census 5 on 3 Apr 1881 in 17, Ashworth Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census 6 on 5 Apr 1891 in 53, Henrietta Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census 7 on 31 Mar 1901 in 53, Henrietta Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was counted in a census on 2 Apr 1911 in 151, Downham Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.
  M xi
James EDDLESTON-E0407 was born on 9 Sep 1860 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was christened 1 on 24 Sep 1860 in the Church of St Paul, Blackburn, Lancashire. He died in Feb 1862 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was buried 2, 3 on 11 Feb 1862 in Blackburn Cemetery, Blackburn, Lancashire.

James was counted in a census 4 on 8 Apr 1861 in 4, Lawrence Street, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Curiously there are two baptism records for a James Eddleston, parents Henry and Margaret of Wensley Fold, one at St Pauls and the other at St Mary the Virgin. The birthdates are different but only a few weeks apart.

Baptism: 28 Apr 1861 St Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire, England
James Eddleston - [Child] of Henry Eddleston & Margaret
   Born: 28 Oct 1860
   Abode: Wensley Fold
   Occupation: Carder
   Baptised by: H. Wescoe Curate
   Register: Baptisms 1859 - 1864, Page 321, Entry 2559
   Source: LDS Film 1278805

Baptism: 24 Sep 1860 St Paul, Blackburn, Lancashire, England
James Eddleston - [Child] of Henry Eddleston & Margaret
   Born: 9 Sep 1860
   Abode: Wensley Fold
   Occupation: Carder
   Baptised by: H. W. Marychurch
   Register: Baptisms 1832 - 1877, Page 358, Entry 4500
   Source: LDS Film 1470927

There are no other Henry and Margaret Eddleston's living in that area of Blackburn, or with the same occupation, so one of these is incorrect.

The GRO Birth Indexes for 1860/61 only has the following entries:
James EDDLESTON Jan/Feb/Mar 1860 Blackburn 8e/336
James EDLESTON    Jul/Aug/Sep 1860 Blackburn 8e/311

The GRO Death Indexes for 1860/61 only has the following entry:
James EDLESTON    Jan/Feb/Mar 1860 Blackburn 8e/191

So the first one probably died and in any case is too early. The remaining Birth Index entry suggests that the 9 Sep 1860 birth date is correct but why, in the 1861 Census, is James's age is given as 5 months, which puts his date of birth between about 8th Oct 1860 and the 8th Nov 1860 (cf. 28 Oct 1860).

In the absence of any other evidence, the baptism which matches the 'official' GRO entry will be used.
  F xii
Ann EDDLESTON-E0417 was born on 9 Sep 1860 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She died on 23 Sep 1860 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She was buried 1, 2 on 25 Sep 1860 in Blackburn Cemetery, Blackburn, Lancashire.
  F xiii Rachel EDDLESTON-E0401 # was born on 6 Apr 1864. She died about Feb 1945.
  M xiv William Henry EDDLESTON-E0408 was born on 2 Apr 1866. He died on 24 Mar 1938.

John EDDLESTON [Parents] [scrapbook]-E0601 # was born about Sep 1773 in Dinkley, Lancashire. He was christened 1 on 10 Sep 1773 in the Church of St Leonard in Langho, Lancashire. He died 2 on 6 Jun 1841 in Haydock Fold, Mellor, Lancashire. He was buried 3 on 10 Jun 1841 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire. John married 4 Ann SMITH-S0610 # on 26 Jun 1809 in Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire.

John worked as Weaver and Farmer.

Other marriages:
WARD, Mary

John died just a week after the marriage of his son Henry and the day before the 1841 census was taken.

***** NOTE: Special thanks must go to Shirley Clough of Blackpool, for her 'pathfinding' research into John's ancestors and siblings *****

Ann SMITH-S0610 # was born about 1788. She died in ?. Ann married 1 John EDDLESTON-E0601 # on 26 Jun 1809 in Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Ann was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1841 in Haydock Fold, Mellor, Lancashire.

They had the following children.

  F i
Susannah SMITH-S0516 was born on 7 Feb 1809 in Ramsgreave, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was christened 1 on 11 Jun 1809 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Susannah was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1841 in Haydock Fold, Mellor, Lancashire.

It is not known if John was Susannah's father.
  F ii Charlotte EDDLESTON-E0506 was born on 24 Sep 1811.
  M iii Richard EDDLESTON-E0507 was born on 21 Dec 1812. He died on 18 Jul 1880.
  F iv Rachel EDDLESTON-E0508 was born about Feb 1815.
  M v Henry EDDLESTON-E0501 # was born about Oct 1816. He died in Dec 1877.
  F vi
Margaret EDDLESTON-E0509 was born about Aug 1818 in Clayton-le-Dale, Lancashire. She was christened 1 on 16 Aug 1818 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Margaret was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1841 in Haydock Fold, Mellor, Lancashire.
  M vii
James EDDLESTON-E0510 was born about Oct 1820 in Clayton-le-Dale, Lancashire. He was christened 1 on 29 Oct 1820 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire.

James was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1841 in Haydock Fold, Mellor, Lancashire.
  F viii
Betty EDDLESTON-E0511 was born about Jun 1823 in Clayton-le-Dale, Lancashire. She was christened 1 on 4 Jun 1823 in the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Betty was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1841 in Haydock Fold, Mellor, Lancashire.
  M ix
John EDDLESTON-E0512 was born about 1829.

John was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1841 in Haydock Fold, Mellor, Lancashire.
  F x
Ann EDDLESTON-E0513 was born about 1833.

Ann was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1841 in Haydock Fold, Mellor, Lancashire.

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