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Daniel & James THORNLEY


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RG9 Piece 2831 Folio 95 Page 50
Civil Parish: Great Bolton
County: Lancashire
Registration District: Bolton
Daniel Thornley Head 23 Founder mechanic Ashton Under Lyme
Sarah A Wife 23 Bolton
Mary A dau 2 bolton
Betsy dau 1 Bolton

Deaths Mar 1864
Thornley Daniel Bolton 8c 195
Deaths Sep 1865
Thornley Daniel Bolton 8c 215

RG10 Piece 3942 Folio 48 Page 27
Civil Parish: Great Bolton
County: Lancashire
Registration District: Bolton
Sarah A Thornley Head Widowed 36 Charwoman Bolton
Mary A dau 13
Ann dau 8
Thomas son 4
Eliza dau 1 ???

1881 ?
Elizabeth's mother Ellen THORP remarried hence:

RG10 Piece 4211 Folio 4 Page 1
Civil Parish: Preston
County: Lancashire
Registration District: Preston
Sub-RD: Preston
Richard Blackburn Head 74 No occupation Walton Cdale Lancashire
Ellen Blackburn Wife 68 Chorley, Lancashire
James Thornley Son-in-law 42 Iron Turner Ashton Under Lyne Lancashire
Elizabeth Thornley Wife 43 Charwoman Chorley Lancashire
John Hall Brother-in-law 63 Iron Dresser Goosnargh Lancashire

Deaths Sep 1872
Thornley Elizabeth 45 Preston 8e 351

1881 ??

Deaths Mar 1885
Thornley James 55 Ashton 8d 356
There are a couple of possible deaths for Sarah 1871-1881. Given that thought, there is this..

Civil Parish: Great Bolton
County: Lancashire
Street address: 73 Coe St
RD: Bolton
Sub RD: Bolton Eastern
ED: 10; Piece: 3840; Folio: 147; Page: 6

Wm. Pendlebury 46 [b. Bolton. Carder At Cotton Mill]
Mary Pendlebury 44
John Pendlebury 19
Saml. Pendlebury 17
Mary Ann Pendlebury 14
Wm. Pendlebury 12
Thomas Thornley 14 lodger [b. Bolton. Warehouse Boy (C Manuf)]

Some of the others..
Civil Parish: Great Bolton
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Street address: 13 Bk Crook St
Registration district: Bolton
Sub registration district: Bolton Western
ED: 13; Piece: 3846; Folio: 26; Page: 19

Richd. Slater 29 [b. Whittle Le Woods, Lancashire. Engine Tenter]
Mary Ann Slater 30
Margt. Slater 6
Elizth.Ann Slater 4
L. Slater 2
Richd. Slater
Mary Ann Thornley lodger 22 [b. Bolton. Card Room Hand]
Charles Thornley 6 lodger [do. Scholar]
Anne Thornley 18 lodger [do. Cotton Doubler]
Eliza Thornley 11 lodger [do. Scholar]
Mary Ann Smith 20 lodger

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Thanks Geoff.

If Daniel died 1864 or 1865 then he is not the father of Eliza and Charles.

If that is the right death for James where is he in 1881? I've not found him yet.

Yep, it was only a thought as pointed out in post #3 and Charles highlighted as an example of ? father...

The other offspring fit, irrespective of parental whereabouts :rolleyes:

Any age at burial for either Daniel to rule one in or out?

I still can't find James in 1881.