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Of course this is just the start.

The really difficult query re THORNLEY is yet to come. :biggrin:
John Hall
Born abt 1803 Goosnargh, Lancashire

Civil Parish: Preston
Ecclesiastical parish: St Thomas
County: Lancashire
RD: Preston
Sub-RD: Preston
ED: 44
RG 9; Piece: 3136; Folio: 39; Page: 22

Elizabeth Sedgwick 52
Henry Sedgwick 22
Thomas M Jackson 28
John Hall 58 [Lodger]
John Crookall 34
[None appear to be related]

Marriage: 3 Jan 1853 St Peter, Bolton, Lancashire, England
James Thornley - (X), full, Turner, Bachelor, Great Bolton
Elizabeth Thorp - (X), full, Spinster, Great Bolton
Groom's Father: Jeremiah Thornley, Turner
Bride's Father: William Thorp, Joiner
Witness: Wright Mather; James Liptrot
Married by Banns by: R. Harries Jones Curate
Register: Marriages 1852 - 1853, Page 32, Entry 64
Source: Microfilm of the register at Manchester Library
Looks like I'm missing a sibling.

I have the following children of Jeremiah & Betty

Jeremiah 1827
James 1828
Thomas Abt 1834
Daniel 1837

Marriage: 30 Nov 1851 St Mary the Virgin, Deane, Lancashire, England
Jeremiah Thornley - 22, Mechanic, Bachelor, Halliwell
Mary Mather - (X), 22, Spinster, Halliwell
Groom's Father: Jeremiah Thornley, Mechanic
Bride's Father: Thomas Mather, Weaver
Witness: Wright Mather; John Thornley
Married by Banns by: E. Girdlestone Vicar
Register: Marriages 1849 - 1852, Page 189, Entry 378
Source: Microfilm held by Manchester Central Library

Who is John Thornley ?

Marriage: 6 Jun 1852 St Peter, Bolton, Lancashire, England
Thomas Thornley - (X), Full Mechanic Bachelor of Great Bolton
Jane Brockbank - (X), Minor Spinster of Great Bolton
Groom's Father: Jeremiah Thornley, Mechanic
Bride's Father: William Brockbank, Shoe Maker
Witness: William Mather, (X); James Liptrot
Married by Banns by: C.R. Pilling Curate
Register: Marriages 1851 - 1852, Page 124, Entry 247
Source: Microfilm of register at Manchester Library

Marriage for Daniel not on Lancs OPC site.
If I remember rightly, John was wrongly transcribed in one of the censuses and should be Jeremiah!

Yes, 1851.

Jeremiah died:

Deaths Mar Qtr 1866
Thornley Jeremiah 64 Bolton 8c 280

Deaths Jun Qtr 1866
Thornley Jeremiah 62 Bolton 8c 226

Deaths Mar Qtr 1865
THORNLEY Jeremiah Bolton 8c 255

I have no marriage for Jeremiah & Betty

HO107 Piece 0535 Book/Folio 4/39 Page 32
Registration District: Bolton
County: Lancashire
Address: Bengal Square, Bolton
THORNLEY Jeremiah 40 Mechanic [Cheshire]
THORNLEY Jeremiah 14 Carder
all born Lancashire
Well. There is this baptism:

Jeremiah 5 Aug 1827 St Michael, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire
- Jeremiah & Betty

I can't see a baptism around 1802 in Cheshire for Jeremiah.


This interesting one - previous generation - father or uncle:

Baptisms: 23 May 1790 Dukes Alley Congregation of Protestant Dissenters, Bolton, Lancashire
James Thornley - Son of Jeremiah Thornley & Betty
Born: 1 Apr 1790
Register: Baptisms 1785 - 1794, Page 6

and this:

Deaths Jun Qtr 1842
Thornley Jeremiah Ashton & c 20 89