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Crook Family Salford

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Perth
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Hi everyone
I need some help please - have hit another wall:
Re: G grandparents William Crook born c 1839 and Rachel Booth born 1840.
I have had some correspondance from another researcher who says William's parents are John Crook and Mary Weeden ? I was informed they had the following children -
Thomas b 1826
Samuel b c 1826
Helen b 1827
Sarah b 1829
Jane b 1831
John b 1833
Robert b 1835
William b 1839
Mary b 1841
all born around Salford Manchester area.
William married Rachel Booth and one of their children was Edith CROOK who married William CLARK (my mum's grandparents)
I am also stuck with Rachel's family - marriage cert says father is Samuel Booth but cannot find much info at all but found a marriage of Samuel Bradley Booth (c1804 in Heap) and Ann WALKDEN (c1809 in Rupton) in Manchester 1839
Cheers, Karen
 
Hi,
The Crook family, consisting of parents John and Mary and all the children you listed are on the 1841 Census living in Cannon Street, Salford

HO107/0585/3/F14
Emeltee
 
Hi Emeltee
I have this info but need to confirm this is the correct family. There are a few Williams born around 1838-1840 in Manchester. I found a 1881 census with father John and daugter Jane's family - she married a John Hayhust, again unconfirmed that this is the correct family. John's occupation here is retired farmer so maybe 2 x John Crook with daughters named Jane?
I cannot find correct birth info for William either but his marriage cert to Rachel Booth says his father is John - occupation bleacher. I am baffled!
Cheers
Karen
 
Have you looked at the Manchester burial site for any of your Crook family members?

http://www.burialrecords.manchester.gov.uk/GenSearch.aspx

It would help if you could give any details of last know address's you have for any of the families your looking for and remember that Salford is a city in it's own right and has separate records from Manchester.
Salford have not put there council own burial records on line, but will be coming on line soon i hear.
You could try this web site for any burial transcribe in Salford's Weaste cemetery. They charge £6 but if they do come across any other with the same surname will up date you free of charge.
They show 5 graves with a total of 31 Crook's buried in them.

http://www.cemsearch.co.uk/weaste/weasteC.html

If you find more later details on your Crooks get back to me as i might be able to help further.
 
Just on the off chance, but could this Crook be related to yours?

Crook in world war one

Hi Ben
Thanks for that - good info but I am yet unsure as to a link, if any. I have saved that info for a later date, just in case. I did read this post last week but couldn't reply as the forum went down just as I started to reply to you!
Thanks for keeping your eyes out, much appreciated :):)
Cheers
Karen
 
Have you looked at the Manchester burial site for any of your Crook family members?

http://www.burialrecords.manchester.gov.uk/GenSearch.aspx

It would help if you could give any details of last know address's you have for any of the families your looking for and remember that Salford is a city in it's own right and has separate records from Manchester.
Salford have not put there council own burial records on line, but will be coming on line soon i hear.
You could try this web site for any burial transcribe in Salford's Weaste cemetery. They charge £6 but if they do come across any other with the same surname will up date you free of charge.
They show 5 graves with a total of 31 Crook's buried in them.

http://www.cemsearch.co.uk/weaste/weasteC.html

If you find more later details on your Crooks get back to me as i might be able to help further.
Hi Ben
Loads of em! Mine originated I believe in Cheshire - my info -

John CROOK born 1796 in Wirrell
John Married Mary Jones born Bolton 1798, Lancashire.
Occupation = Bleacher
I am having difficulty finding his baptism because on the 1841 census he states he was born in Wirrell then on 1851 says he was born in Withnell Lancashire. Not sure which record is true.

Children:
Thomas b 1826
Samuel b 1826 – possibly born as twins or maybe in the same year?
Helen b 1827
Sarah b 1829 Haughton, Lancashire
Jane b 1831 Haughton, Lancashire
John b 1833 Cheshire
Robert b1835 Cheshire
(married Eliza Pickstock 25 Jan 1864 at St Simons Church Salford, both signed with an X. Robert’s occupation is a bleacher, address is Springfield Lane. Eliza’s address is Sandywell Street. Her father James was a ship’s carpenter.)
(2) William b 1838 Cheshire (Vol 19 Folio 120)
Mary Ann b 1841 Salford
Charles b 1842 Salford
Samuel b 1850 Salford

I presume John met Mary in Salford then after the birth of child #5 they moved to Cheshire where John, Robert and William were born. By 1841 they had moved back to Salford.
On 1841 census the family are living at 126 Cannon Street, Salford Greengate
John’s occupation is given as a labourer. He is aged 45 and Mary is aged 43. Present are Thomas aged 15 , Samuel aged 15, Helen aged 14, Sarah aged 12, Jane aged 10, John aged 8 and Robert aged 6.No occupations are given apart from that of John senior.
(Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece 585; Book: 3; Civil Parish: Salford; County: Lancashire; Enumeration District: 3; Folio: 13; Page: 19; Line: 17; GSU roll: 438738)

I have the Salford CD's for the 1851 -
On 1851 census they are living at ? Cannon Street Salford.(unfilmed census data) Some of the film was water damaged by fire fighters when they attended a fire at the place where the records were kept. Due to this, Mary Ann’s name was transcribed as “ McAlix”. Present are:
John , occupation is Journeyman born Wirrell (transcription), Mary aged 51, Sarah aged 21, occupation Flax Spinner Jy'man, Jane aged 20, occupation Flax Spinner Jy'man, John aged 18, Robert aged 14, occupation Cotton Dyer Jy'man, William aged 12 “Mc Alix” aged 10, Charles aged 7 and Samuel aged 1.
(Source Citation: Page: 28, Trans No: B335, Piece No: HO 107 2223)
On 1861 census the family are living at 1 Blackburn Place Salford. John aged 65 is a calico bleacher and Mary is a house wife. Robert, age 24 and Charles aged 19 are also calico bleachers. Daughter Mary Ann is present and listed as a flax spinner. A Samuel Crook aged 11 is also present and listed as grandson but I am unsure who his parents are – he is listed on the 1851 census as being the son of John and Mary.
(Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 2916; Folio: 64; Page: 19; GSU roll: 543049)
John died in 1867 and Mary died in Salford 1871(folio 8D 50)

Thanks heaps :):)
Karen
 
I know you posted about this a few years ago but I am also looking at this family. Mine is James Crook b about 1820 in Withnell to John Crook bleacher. He is found with his wife in 1841 in Salford.
I was looking at your problem that the census says Wirrell in one census then Withnell in another for John. But I just wanted to tell you that the two census records actually both say Withnell. This place is pronounced by the locals as Winall. Looks like it was written as pronounced.
Hope this helps.
 
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