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I wonder if anyone is visiting Lancashire PR in the near future & could have a Look for a Baptism record for

William Gaskell/Gaskill/Gaskile born 1829 /1832 Ormskirk, Lancashire.

I have his Marriage cert, There is no father listed so assume born out of wedlock.

I would love to know mothers details if available

William Gaskell Married Margaret Rothwell in 1854 Dec Ormskirk.

I have him in all Census.
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1841 William Gushall ( Gaskell) aged 11 living with Catherine Gaskell,(Gushell) born 1774 living in Burscough St Ormskirk lancashire, aged 67 ( Poss Grandmother ) & Others are Jane Gushell (Gaskell )aged 8, John Gushell (Gaskell) aged 3 James Gushell(gaskell) aged 2.
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1851 William aged 19 a Hortler Living as a Lodger aged 19 with John Thomases,(
Later spelling Thomasco) Wife Mary & son John,(Grandparents to George Gaskell born 1856 later listed as a Nephew to William & Margaret in 1871).also a stepson to john Thomases, James Clare aged 14
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1861 William aged 33 Living with wife Margaret,aged 31 & Children Elizabeth Rothwell listed as a daughter aged 10 & sons John aged 5 & Henry Gaskell aged 3 .
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1871 William aged 42 with wife Margaret aged 42 and children John, aged 16 Mary aged 13 (incorect transcription should read Henry),William aged 10, Jas,(James) aged 8 &
a Nephew George Gaskell born 1858 aged 13.(Son of Jane Gaskell)
Note Henry transcribed as MARY on this census
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1881 William aged 51living at 35 Bolton Road, with wife Margaret aged 51 & Children Henry aged 22 , William aged 19, James aged 15 & Catherine (Kate) aged 8.living in the next but one Street are Adam Shepherd & his wife Alice & daughter Elizabeth who married John Gaskells son, William born 1881.
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1891 William aged 61a Blacksmiths Labourer, Living at 128 Bolton Rd, Lancashire, with wife Margaret aged 61& daughter Kate (Catherine) aged 18
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The Marriage Certificate of William Gaskell to Margaret Rothwell 21st Oct 1854,Both William & Margaret were 22 years old listed as Bachelor & Spinster. The Marriage took place at The Parish Church Ormskirk where both lived at the time.
No father for William was named. William Rothwell listed as the father of Margaret. his Occupation a Roper. Witness to the wedding were a Robert Fairclough & Jas Dixon ?,The Curate was Thomas S Pepper.
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There being no father listed for William would indicate he was born out of wedlock.
Any help with William or the other 3 children listed in the 1841 would be appreciated

Regards Judi
 

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