Ancestors of Adam and Emma Jackson


George SERGEANT [Parents]-S0313 was born on 05 Nov 1885 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was christened on 31 Jan 1886 in the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Lancashire. He died about Aug 1941 in Blackburn, Lancashire. George married Jane BOARDMAN-B03FY about Aug 1908.

George was counted in a census on 05 Apr 1891 in 98, Oxford Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was described as Son aged 5 years, a Scholar. He was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in 92, Ripon Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was described as Son aged 15 years, working as a Cotton Weaver. He was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 34, Griffin Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 25 years, working as a Cotton Weaver.

On the 7th of November 1901, just 2 days after his sixteenth birthday, George went to Preston and enlisted in the East Lancashire Regiment for a term of 6 years. However, he lied about his age (said he was 17 years and 1 month). This was soon discovered and he was discharged a week later.

Jane BOARDMAN-B03FY was born about 1885 in Blackburn, Lancashire. She died about May 1937 in Blackburn, Lancashire. Jane married George SERGEANT-S0313 about Aug 1908.

Jane was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in 19, Griffin Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was described as Daughter, aged 15 years, working as a Cotton Weaver. She was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 34, Griffin Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was described as Wife aged 25 years, working as a Cotton Weaver. Married for 2 years and given birth to 1 child, still living

They had the following children.

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George SERGEANT-S0252 was born about Feb 1910 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

George was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 34, Griffin Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was described as Son aged 1 year.

Frank SERGEANT [Parents]-S0314 was born on 13 Aug 1895 in Blackburn, Lancashire. Frank married Maggie ROBINSON-R0357 about Feb 1915 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Frank was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in 92, Ripon Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was described as Son aged 5 years. He was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 99, Chester Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was described as Son aged 15 years, working as a Cotton Weaver. When the National Register was compiled on the 29th of September 1939, He was living at 6, Higher Eanam, Blackburn, Lancashire. He was described as Married and working as a Cotton Loom Overlooker. Date of Birth was recorded as 13 Aug 1893 (this is an error - it should be 1895).

Maggie ROBINSON-R0357 was born on 17 Apr 1896. Maggie married Frank SERGEANT-S0314 about Feb 1915 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

When the National Register was compiled on the 29th of September 1939, Maggie was living at 6, Higher Eanam, Blackburn, Lancashire. She was described as Wife, carrying out Unpaid Domestic Duties. Date of Birth was recorded as 17 Apr 1896.


Edward OLDRIN [Parents] 1-O0507 was born about 1844 in New York, USA. He died on 04 Jul 1883 in Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, USA. He was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, Connecticut, USA.

Edward was counted in a census on 02 Jun 1860 in Eastchester, Westchester, New York, USA. He was described as aged 15 years. He was counted in a census on 29 Jun 1880 in Oyster Bay, Queens, New York, USA. He was described as an Employee, widower aged 36 years and working as a Farmer.

US Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
On the 20th August 1862, Edward Oldrin, at the age of 18, enlisted in the Union Army at Cutchogue, New York. He joined Company H of the New York 127th Infantry Regiment on the 8th September as a Private. He mustered out on the 14th December 1863 in Washington, DC.

He had the following children.

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Edward OLDRIN-O0422 was born about 1871 in Connecticut, USA.

James NEEVE-N0602 was born about 1812. James married Sarah (SMITH) RACKHAM-R0605 on 24 Dec 1846 in St Margarets Church, Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Sarah (SMITH) RACKHAM [Parents]-R0605 was born on 25 Apr 1799 in Lowestoft, Suffolk. She was christened on 27 Apr 1799 in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Sarah married James NEEVE-N0602 on 24 Dec 1846 in St Margarets Church, Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Other marriages:
GOLDER, William


Charles Frederick BASS [Parents]-B0416 was born on 04 Oct 1861 in Oulton, Suffolk. He died on 26 Sep 1893 in Oulton, Suffolk. He was buried on 29 Sep 1893 in St Peter's Church, Gunton, Suffolk. Charles married Mary Jane RICHER-R0468 about Feb 1890 in Norwich, Norfolk.

Charles was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1871 in Turnpike Road, Oulton, Suffolk. He was described as Farmer's Son, aged 9 years. He was counted in a census on 03 Apr 1881 in Yarmouth Road, Oulton, Suffolk. He was described as Farmer's Son, aged 19 years.

Mary Jane RICHER-R0468 was born about Feb 1852 in Aylsham (RD), Norfolk. She died on 20 Mar 1891 in Oulton, Suffolk. She was buried on 25 Mar 1891 in St Peter's Church, Gunton, Suffolk. Mary married Charles Frederick BASS-B0416 about Feb 1890 in Norwich, Norfolk.


Robert ALDRED [Parents]-A0431 was born about 1834 in Shadingfield, Suffolk. Robert married Mary Ann HOWES-H04ED on 15 Aug 1853 in St Michael's Church, Oulton, Suffolk.

Robert was counted in a census on 07 Apr 1861 in Church Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk. He was described as Head of Family, married, aged 27 years, working as an Agricultural Labourer.

Mary Ann HOWES-H04ED was born about 1835 in Lound, Suffolk. Mary married Robert ALDRED-A0431 on 15 Aug 1853 in St Michael's Church, Oulton, Suffolk.

Mary was counted in a census on 07 Apr 1861 in Church Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk. She was described as Wife aged 26 years.


Caroline LAMB [Parents]-L0503 was born about 1846 in Ireland.

Caroline was counted in a census on 30 Mar 1851 in Clinton Street, Newark, Nottinghamshire. She was described as Grand Daughter agted 4 years. She was counted in a census on 08 Apr 1861 in Nettleham, Lincolnshire. She was described as Daughter aged 14 years. She was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1871 in Nettleham, Lincolnshire. She was described as Daughter, unmarried, aged 24 years, working as a Dressmaker.

She had the following children.

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Arthur LAMB-L0403 was born on 04 Sep 1870 in Nettleham, Lincolnshire. He was baptized on 09 Feb 1871 in All Saints Church, Nettleham, Lincolnshire.

Arthur was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1871 in Nettleham, Lincolnshire. He was described as Grandson aged 6 months.

Charles RACKHAM [Parents] 1-R0555 was born about Nov 1843 in Denton, Norfolk. He was christened 2 on 03 Dec 1843 in Saint Mary, Denton, Norfolk. He died in Jun 1902 in Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. He was buried on 19 Jun 1902 in Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. Charles married Emma BIRD-B05ES about Feb 1901 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Charles was counted in a census on 30 Mar 1851 in Near the Great Green, Bedingham, Loddon, Norfolk. He was described as Son aged 8 years, a Scholar. He was counted in a census on 07 Apr 1861 in Priory, Bedingham, Norfolk. He was described as Farmer's Son, aged 17 years. He was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1871 in Church Road, Wacton, Norfolk. He was described as Head, unmarried, aged 27 years and working as a Farmer of 160 acres, employing 7 labourers and 3 boys. He was counted in a census on 03 Apr 1881 in Bodham, Norfolk. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 37 years, working as a Farmer of 250 acres, employing 8 men and 3 boys . He was counted in a census on 05 Apr 1891 in Haddiscoe Road, Burgh St Peter, Norfolk. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 47 years, working as a Farmer. He was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in Lock Villa, Martham Road, Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 57 years and a Retired Farmer.

Other marriages:
BETTS, Harriet Ann

Charles's Wife Harriet, was not with him when the 1881 census was taken. This was perhaps the first indication that they had separated. When the 1891 census was taken, Charles is living with another woman called Emma (Emma Bird), who is recorded as his wife and has had two children with him. However, they were not married.

It is curious that when Harriet dies in Jan 1901, she is described in the Probate Index as the wife of Charles Rackham and her estate of £142 passes to Charles. Within weeks of Harriet's death, Charles and Emma marry in Great Yarmouth.

Emma BIRD-B05ES was born about Jun 1861 in Bodham, Norfolk. She was baptized on 07 Jul 1861 in All Saints Church, Bodham, Norfolk. Emma married Charles RACKHAM-R0555 about Feb 1901 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Emma was counted in a census on 05 Apr 1891 in Haddiscoe Road, Burgh St Peter, Norfolk. She was described as Wife aged 29 years. Note: Emma and Charles were not legally married at this time. She was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in Lock Villa, Martham Road, Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. She was described as Wife aged 39 years. She was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 5, Harley Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was described as Head of family, a Widow aged 49 years, of Private Means. Given birth to 7 children all of whom were still living.

They had the following children.

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Eva RACKHAM-R0469 was born on 18 Feb 1888 in Ipswich, Suffolk. She died in May 1950 in Harrow Weald, Middlesex. She was buried on 12 May 1950 in All Saints Churchyard, Harrow Weald, Middlesex.

Eva was counted in a census on 05 Apr 1891 in Haddiscoe Road, Burgh St Peter, Norfolk. She was described as Daughter aged 3 years. She was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in Lock Villa, Martham Road, Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. She was described as Daughter aged 13 years. She was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 5, Harley Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was described as Daughter, unmarried, aged 23 years.

Eva's gravestone includes the inscription 'Licensed Parish Worker - Diocese of London'
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Mabel RACKHAM-R0470 was born about May 1889 in Thornham, Suffolk.

Mabel was counted in a census on 05 Apr 1891 in Haddiscoe Road, Burgh St Peter, Norfolk. She was described as Daughter aged 2 years. She was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in Lock Villa, Martham Road, Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. She was described as Daughter aged 11 years. She was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 5, Harley Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was described as Daughter, unmarried, aged 21 years.
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Anthony RACKHAM-R0471 was born on 22 Jun 1891 in Burgh St Peter, Norfolk. He was baptized on 20 Sep 1891 in St Mary's Church, Burgh St Peter, Norfolk.

Anthony was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in Lock Villa, Martham Road, Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. He was described as Son aged 9 years. He was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 5, Harley Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. He was described as Son aged 19 years, working as a Hosier's Assistant.
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John Henry RACKHAM [scrapbook]-R0472 was born on 08 Jun 1893 in Burgh St Peter, Norfolk. He was baptized on 28 Nov 1893 in St Mary's Church, Burgh St Peter, Norfolk. He died on 13 Dec 1971 in Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand. He was buried in Papatoetoe Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand.

John was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in Lock Villa, Martham Road, Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. He was described as Son aged 7 years.

John Henry probably joined his older step-brother Charles Edward in New Zealand sometime between 1901 and 1911 (he can't be found in the UK 1911 Census).
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Frank RACKHAM-R0473 was born on 01 Nov 1894 in Burgh St Peter, Norfolk. He was baptized on 02 Jun 1895 in St Mary's Church, Burgh St Peter, Norfolk.

Frank was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in Lock Villa, Martham Road, Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. He was described as Son aged 6 years. He was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 5, Harley Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. He was described as Son aged 16 years, working as a Carrier's Clerk.
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Albert RACKHAM-R0474 was born on 05 Jan 1896 in Burgh St Peter, Norfolk. He was baptized on 31 May 1896 in St Mary's Church, Burgh St Peter, Norfolk.

Albert was counted in a census on 31 Mar 1901 in Lock Villa, Martham Road, Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. He was described as Son aged 5 years. He was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 5, Harley Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. He was described as Son aged 15 years, at School.
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Hilda RACKHAM-R0475 was born about May 1901 in Ormesby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Hilda was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 5, Harley Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was described as Daughter aged 9 years, at School. She was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1911 in 5, Harley Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was described as Daughter aged 9 years, at School.

Father UNKNOWN. Father was in a non-marital relationship with Jane JACKSON-J0611.

Jane JACKSON [Parents]-J0611 was born about Jun 1824 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire. She was christened on 27 Jun 1824 in the Church of All Saints in West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Jane was in a non-marital relationship with Father UNKNOWN.

Jane was counted in a census on 07 Jun 1841 in Minories, Dudley, Worcestershire. She was described as Aged 15 years. She was counted in a census on 30 Mar 1851 in Oakeywell Street, Dudley, Worcestershire. She was described as Wife aged 26 years.

Other marriages:
MORGAN, Joseph

They had the following children.

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Phoebe JACKSON-J0506 was born on 08 Feb 1842 in Dudley, Worcestershire. She was christened on 14 Aug 1842 in the Church of Saint Thomas in Dudley, Worcestershire.

Phoebe was counted in a census on 30 Mar 1851 in Oakeywell Street, Dudley, Worcestershire. She was described as Daughter-in-Law aged 9 years, a Scholar.
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John JACKSON-J0507 was born on 04 Jul 1844 in Dudley, Worcestershire. He was christened on 17 Nov 1844 in the Church of Saint Thomas in Dudley, Worcestershire.

John was counted in a census on 30 Mar 1851 in Oakeywell Street, Dudley, Worcestershire. He was described as Son-in-Law aged 6 years, a Scholar.

Thomas ELGAR-E0549. Thomas married Ann Elizabeth BASS-B05EX on 12 Apr 1841 in St Leonard's Church, Hythe, Kent.

Ann Elizabeth BASS [Parents]-B05EX was born about May 1803 in Hythe, Kent. She was baptized on 15 May 1803 in St Leonard's Church, Hythe, Kent. Ann married Thomas ELGAR-E0549 on 12 Apr 1841 in St Leonard's Church, Hythe, Kent.

Marriage Notes:

The marriage was witnessed by Ann (Hannah's) brother William. Her father was shown as Thomas, a Gardener (the same as for John's marriage).

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