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James Burrows Look Up Please

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Could anyone very kindly see if they can find James Burrows whose job is listed on his Son William's Marriage Certificate as a Miner? As William was born in 1871 in Abram, I really need a look up for James in 1861/71/81/or 1891 in the Abram/Wigan/Lancashire area:) William was married in 1889 and his father James isn't listed as deceased so he must have been alive then:confused:, or would he?

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Not sure if this is helpful or not.

There is a William Burrows in the Leigh Union Workhouse in 1881, with 2 possible siblings...Albert. 8 and Aldred.6. (as transcribed). all born Leigh.

There is also a tree on the 'A' site, that seems to give his mothers name as Esther.

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Hi Mo,

May have cracked it.

1871 census.

Name: James Burrowes
Age: 23
Est birth year: abt 1848
Relation: Head
Spouse: Esther Burrowes

Where born: Westleigh, Lancashire, England
C.P: Abram
Ecc parish: St John
Town: Abram
County: Lancashire

Reg dist: Wigan
Sub-reg dist: Hindley
ED: 13

Living in Lees Lane.

James Burrowes 23 . Occ. Coal miner.
Esther Burrowes 19 b.Parbold, Lancs.
James Taylor 17. Occ.Coal miner . b. Parbold. (Brother-in-law, to head of house).


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And a maybe......!!

1861 census.

Name: James Burrows
Age: 13
Est birth year: abt 1848
Relation: Son
Father: William Burrows
Mother: Sarah Burrows

Where born: Parr, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Westleigh
Eccl parish: Leigh
County: Lancashire

Address: Westleigh Heath, Jamesons Farm.

Reg dist: Leigh
Sub-reg distr: West Leigh
ED: 4

William Burrows 38 . Occ. Coal miner.
Sarah Burrows 37 .
Elizabeth Burrows 15
James Burrows 13 . Scholar.
Mary Burrows 10 . WestLeigh.
Joseph Burrows 6

All others are born Parr, except for Mary.


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Also.............!!

1851 census.

Name: William Burrows
Age: 28
Est birth year: abt 1823

Spouse: S Burrows

Where born: Parr, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Westleigh
County: Lancashire
Street Address: Dunsters (difficult to read).
Reg dist: Leigh
Sub-reg dist: West Leigh
EDl: 2d


William Burrows 28 . Occ. Coal miner.
S Burrows 27
E A Burrows 5
J Burrows 3
M Burrows 1 Week


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And last......!!!

1841 census.

Township of Parr.

Name: William Burrows
Age: 14
Est birth: abt 1827
Where born: Lancashire, England
C P: Prescot
Hundred: West Derby
County Lancashire
Street Address: Fleet Lane.

Regi distr: Prescot
Sub-reg dist: St Helen

Ellen Burrows 55
Elizabeth Burrows 35
Margaret Burrows 20
Ellen Burrows 15
Peter Burrows 25
Sarah Burrows 15
William Burrows 14
Thomas Burrows 13
William Burrows 10
Henry Burrows 7
James Burrows 55 . Occ. Sawyer.

All born in County.

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And 2 possible births....as always.!!!!

James Burrows
Year of Reg: 1848
Q of Reg: Jan-Feb-Mar
Dist: Prescot
County: Lancashire
V: 20
P: 737
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James Burrows
Year of Reg: 1848
Quarter of Reg: Apr-May-Jun
Distt: Prescot
County: Lancashire
V: 20
P: 883


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Steve, You are a wonderful man:kissu: Thank You.
The James and Esther Burrowes in 1871 fit in perfectly, because as I said William was born in Abram in 1871. And if James's Mother was called Sarah, that would be who my Gran Sarah was named after. It's a bit of a weird situation this is:confused:. I never knew my Gran Sarah, she died long before I was born. But I do remember my Great Grandparents, William who died in 1951 aged80 and Sarah Jane who died in 1953 aged 85. I remember going to their house for tea every Sunday and there was always a jug of Celery on the tablecloth along with a huge homemade Singing Lily:) Sarah Jane was a tiny bird like wizened old lady, I can't imagine her having given birth to 9 children:eek:
But what about the Workhouse lot Steve, do you think they are mine or what? Actually, the Workhouse connection should be easy to get information on at Leigh Library,so maybe it's a bit of Carwork not Legwork I need now Steve, and Thank You so much for all your help:kissu:
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