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Information on a Thomas Ashton born around 1801. Estimated from the 1841 census

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Hello I was wondering If anyone can help me gain more information on my 5th great grandfather a Thomas Ashton. He was born around 1801 which I've estimated from the 1841 census. In his household was his wife Betty and 2 sons samuel (my 4th great grandfather) and Thomas.

If anyone could help me confirm this and help me locate more information I would be greatly appreciative.

Kind regards
Christopher Godfey
 

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I have him living in hollinwood oldham lancashire in 1841. I believe he was born. He was still in that area in 1821 at the birth of my 4th great grandfather. I'm not 100% sure if he was born in the same county or not
 

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A possible baptism - 27 Mar 1796 St Margaret Antioch Hollinwood

Thomas Ashton
Son of Samuel Ashton and Martha
Abode Bentley Bend
Occupation Cotton Spinner
Hello. I'm not finding anything with that when I search ancestry. I have a baptism that shows his parents as potentially being Thomas Ashton and Betty Ashton. Probably Elizabeth not Betty. But I'm still not convinced that is correct

Edited should have read Thomas not Samuel
 
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Try this one

Samuel Ashton baptised 30 September 1821 St Margaret of Antioch, Hollinwood
Parents Thomas and Betty
Abode Hollinwood
Occ. Rover

A Rover was someone who worked in the cotton industry.
Try this one

Samuel Ashton baptised 30 September 1821 St Margaret of Antioch, Hollinwood
Parents Thomas and Betty
Abode Hollinwood
Occ. Rover

A Rover was someone who worked in the cotton industry.
That follows the family occupations. Thank you
 
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Hello I was wondering If anyone can help me gain more information on my 5th great grandfather a Thomas Ashton. He was born around 1801 which I've estimated from the 1841 census. In his household was his wife Betty and 2 sons samuel (my 4th great grandfather) and Thomas.

If anyone could help me confirm this and help me locate more information I would be greatly appreciative.

Kind regards
Christopher Godfey
Is this the 1841 you are referring to?
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQGC-1VD
 

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There's a long gap between the births of Samuel and Thomas do you know of any other children or when Thomas and Elizabeth married?
I believe there was a Henry,William and Sarah who were siblings to Samuel. They were all born between 1825 to 1836. I can't confirm the wedding date of Thomas as there are a few potentials. I've come across a wedding 13/5/1832 to a Betty Whitehead in prestwich and one on the 28/06/1826 to a betty parker in Blackburn
 
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This could be Thomas and Betty's marriage but it's a bit late. The reason I'm thinking this is because one of the witnesses is Abraham Kay and Thomas, Betty and the 2 children were living in a household with Thomas and Jane Kay in 1841.

02 Mar 1829 St Mary Prestwich Thomas Ashton and Betty Hilton. Bride abode Tong. Witness1 Peter HARDMAN. Witness2 Abraham KAY.
 

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This could be Thomas and Betty's marriage but it's a bit late. The reason I'm thinking this is because one of the witnesses is Abraham Kay and Thomas, Betty and the 2 children were living in a household with Thomas and Jane Kay in 1841.

02 Mar 1829 St Mary Prestwich Thomas Ashton and Betty Hilton. Bride abode Tong. Witness1 Peter HARDMAN. Witness2 Abraham KAY.
This could be Thomas and Betty's marriage but it's a bit late. The reason I'm thinking this is because one of the witnesses is Abraham Kay and Thomas, Betty and the 2 children were living in a household with Thomas and Jane Kay in 1841.

02 Mar 1829 St Mary Prestwich Thomas Ashton and Betty Hilton. Bride abode Tong. Witness1 Peter HARDMAN. Witness2 Abraham KAY.
I.have the birth cert for Samuel who shows his father as a Thomas Ashton. Is it possible is date of birth is wrong for Thomas
 
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