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Charles CONWAY

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Births Jun Qtr 1839
Conway Charles Bolton 21 93

Births Dec Qtr 1840
Burrows Jane Bolton 21 120

Marriages Jun 1860
Conway Charles Bolton 8c 261
BURROWS Jane Bolton 8c 261

Marriage: 6 May 1860 Holy Trinity, Bolton, Lancashire
Charles Conway - 21, Millwright, Bachelor, Gt Bolton
Jane Burns - (X), 20, Finisher, Spinster, Gt Bolton
Groom's Father: Thomas Conway, Painter
Bride's Father: William Burns, Sawyer
Witness: William Horrobin; Grace Watson, (X)
Married by Banns by: Joseph Lowe
Register: Marriages 1857 - 1862, Page 135, Entry 269
Source: LDS Film 1966125


I can't see 2x Charles so looks like an error.

However a millwright is not a labourer.

1881
RG11 Piece 3846 Folio 122 Page 7
Name: Charles Conway
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: General Labourer
Address: 3 Blackhorse St
Event Place: Great Bolton, Lancashire
Head Patrick Walsh M 77 Ireland
Wife Mary Walsh F 54 Ireland
Grand Daughter Mary Carty F 11 Bolton, Lancashire
Grand Son Michael Carty M 9 Bolton, Lancashire
Grand Son John Walsh M 5 Bolton, Lancashire
Son Michael Walsh M 26 Bolton, Lancashire, England
Boarder Charles Conway M 40 Bolton, Lancashire
Boarder Christopher Henderson M 40 Bolton, Lancashire
Visitor John Follin M 40 Ireland


I can't find Jane in 1881.
 

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Baptism: 30 Sep 1860 Holy Trinity, Bolton, Lancashire, England
Alice Ann Conway - Daughter of Charles Conway & Jane
Abode: 101 Black Horse St
Occupation: Turner
Baptised by: J Lowe
Register: Baptisms 1843 - 1862, Page 211, Entry 1683
Source: LDS Film 1966122


I can see only one birth reg 1838-1842 for Charles. I can see no birth reg for a Jane BURNS.
 
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This one points to BURROWS:

Marriage: 20 Oct 1880 St Peter, Bolton, Lancashire, England
Joseph Thornley - 20 Assistant Pawn-broker Bachelor of 278 Lever street
Alice Ann Conway - 20 Spinster of 7 Claughton Street
Groom's Father: Thomas Thornley, Iron-turner
Bride's Father: Charles Conway, (deceased), Turner
Witness: John Thornley; Priscilla Burrows
Married by Banns by: William Elton Lecturer & Curate
Register: Marriages 1878 - 1881, Page 170, Entry 339
Source: Film of the register at Manchester Library


Births Jun Qtr 1854
BURROWS Priscilla Bolton 8c 334

Probably a different one.


Baptism: 28 Dec 1845 St Mary the Virgin, West Derby, Lancashire, England
Priscilla Burrowes - [Child] of John Burrowes & Mary Ann
Born: 3 Dec 1845
Abode: West Derby
Occupation: Labourer
Baptised by: T. J. Rawson Offg. Minr
Register: Baptisms 1842 - 1852, Page 35, Entry 277
Source: LDS Film 1546070

Looks as though I'm working on two different trees. Don't know what bits fit my tree.
 
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Deaths Mar Qtr 1877
CONWAY Charles 39 Bolton 8c 269

So the Charles in 1881 is not mine and that means we have 2x roughly the same age, but only one birth reg.
 

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Charles Conway age 39 died Bolton 1877 Q1.

Jane Conway m 2 Sep 1880 St Peter, Bolton, Lancashire, England

William Kirkham - 26, Mechanic, Bachelor, 63 Bridgeman Place
Jane Conway - 35, Widow, 7 Claughton Street
Groom's Father: John Kirkham, (deceased), Mechanic
Bride's Father: William Conway, (deceased), Joiner
Witness: Charles James Lyon; Ruth Lyon

Surname of bride's father is wrong, she probably just said her father was William a joiner and the vicar forgot that she was widow and her father would have a different surname

At the 1881 census William Kirkham is 26 and Jane says she is 37, should be 40. Quite a toy boy !

1891, William 36, Jane 44
1901, William 46, Jane 52

Jane Kirkham d Bolton 1908 Q4 aged 62.
 
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Ancestry has probate for will of Charles Conway, effects under £450.

5 March 1877, Will with codicil of Charles Conway late of Bolton Brewer and Beerseller who died 11 Jan 1877 at Bolton, proved by Jane Conway of 8 Taylor St off Newport St Bolton Widow, the relict, and Samuel Greenough of 45 Newport St watch and clock manufacturer, the executor.

Perhaps was too ill to work as a millwright and Jane mostly did the brewing ?
 

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Hello stockpot,

Thank you very much.

So we have a remarriage for Jane. No wonder I was having problems with 1881.

Dave
 

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