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BALL & HODSON families


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HO107 Piece 2202 Folio 130 Page 13
Civil Parish: Newton in Makerfield
Ecclesiastical parish: St Peter
County: Lancashire
Registration District: Warrington
Address: Church Street
William Ball Head 56 Ag Lab Newton Lancashire
Margaret Ball Wife 57 Newton Lancashire
William Ball son 23 Railway Porter Newton Lancashire
Margaret Ball dau 21 Scholar Newton Lancashire

HO107 Piece 2204 Folio 140 Page 30
County: Lancashire
Registration District: Leigh
Address: Stone Crop Lane, Lowton
John Hodson 58 Silk weaver Lowton
Sarah 50 Golborne
Elizabeth 28 Lowton
Richard 17 Golborne
Peter 14 Golborne
Sarah 11 Lowton
Henry 9 Lowton

I'd like a look up please for the families in 1861.

Of the four parents it's possible only William won't be found.

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Hi Dave

Not found much as yet, but you may be right about William, there are a couple of trees suggesting he died 1855, there is this that fits the reg dist and abode..

Deaths Q3 1855
Ball William
Warrington 8c 76

Thanks Geoff.

Yes, and here is something to work with:

Burial: 21 Nov 1869 St Luke, Lowton, Lancashire, England
John Hodson -
Age: 77 years
Abode: Lowton
Buried by: Thos. Forster, Rector
Register: Burials 1835 - 1886 from the Bishop's Transcripts, Entry 1098

Burial: 17 Apr 1872 St Luke, Lowton, Lancashire, England
Sarah Hodson -
Age: 71 years
Abode: Lowton
Buried by: Thos. Forster, Rector
Register: Burials 1835 - 1886 from the Bishop's Transcripts, Page 145, Entry 1162

John Hodson
Age: 68
Born abt 1793 Lowton, Lancashire

Civil Parish: Lowton
County/Island: Lancashire
RD: Leigh
Sub-RD: Lowton
ED: 6
RG 9; Piece: 2799; Folio: 127; Page: 34

John Hodson 68 [Silk weaver]
Sarah Hodson 61 [Wife]
Sarah Hodson 21 [Dau]

Looks like one of these then:

Deaths Sep Qtr 1851
BALL Margaret Warrington 20 767

Deaths Sep Qtr 1860
Ball Margaret Warrington 8c 54
Ok, thanks Geoff.

Name: Sarah Hodson
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1871
Gender: Female
Age: 70
Relationship to Head of Household: Grandmother
Birthplace: London, Lancashire
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Leigh
Sub-District: Lowton
Parish: Golborne
County: Lancashire
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head John Ball M 26 Golborne, Lancashire
Wife Mary A Ball F 26 Golborne, Lancashire
Grandmother Sarah Hodson F 70 London, Lancashire