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Marriages Mar Qtr 1859
Skelton George Bolton 8c 231
Balshaw Elizabeth Ann Bolton 8c 231

RG9 Piece 3695 Folio 35 Page 35
Covil Parish: Norton
County: Durham
Registration District: Stockton
Sub-RD: Stockton
Edward Balshaw Head 32 Clerk BA Cambridge Bolton le Moors
Elizabeth A Skelton niece Mar 20 Bolton le Moors
Elizabeth F H Skelton 1 Norton Durham
Joseph A Schmucke 32
George H Blythe 8
Margaret Poulton 20
Isabella Richardson 17
Elizabeth Fenwick 17
Others are boarders/servants

RG10 Piece 3941 Folio 34 Page 2
Civil Parish: Great Bolton
County: Lancashire
Registration District: Bolton
Sub-RD: Western Bolton
ED: 2
Thomas Balshaw Head 69 Bolton Lancashire
Ann J Balshaw dau 47 Bolton Lancashire
James Balshaw son 49 Bolton Lancashire
Nellie Skelton gt grandau 11 Norton Durham
Annie Skelton gt grandau 9 Norton Durham

Deaths Dec 1865
Skelton Elizabeth Ann Durham 10a 157

Is that the right death for Elizabeth?

Where is George in 1861 and when did he die?

I'd like the occupation please for Thomas Balshaw.


Hi Dave,

Thomas occupation is registrar of births and deaths. As per 1871 census.


Civil parish Great Bolton

Thomas Balsaw age 60
Elizabeth Balshaw age 59
Ann day age 37
James son age 39
George Skelton age 29 grandson born Worksop

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Piece 2831
Folio 35
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Hi Dave,

There's a George Skelton on the 1871 census who I can't account for on previous censuses. He was born about 1832 Worksop died 1879 district St George Hanover Sq.

Civil parish St John the Evangelist
RD St George Hanover Sq
Sub RD St John Westminster

George Skelton head u/m age 39 occ shorthand writer born Nottinghamshire a correction has been submitted as to place of birth Worksop. Occupation is different from the 1861 census Mathmatical Tutor

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Piece 121
Folio 97
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Thanks Julie.

I'm not sure what is going on. Elizabeth is shown as married in 1861. I'm reasonably sure 'Nellie' is daughter Elizabeth.

This would fit:

George Skelton
Christening Date: 30 Jan 1832
Christening Place: WORKSOP, NOTTINGHAM
Father's Name: Francis Skelton
Mother's Name: Sarah
Batch: C008622

Births Sep Qtr 1840
Balshaw Elizabeth Ann Bolton 21 116
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