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THORNLEY family in Bolton

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Hello,

1841
HO107/535/4/39 Page 32
Bengal Square, Bolton
Jeremiah THORNLEY aged 40 occupation Mechanic
Betty THORNLEY aged 40
Jeremiah THORNLEY aged 14 occupation Carder
James THORNLEY aged 13
Thomas THORNLEY aged 7
Daniel THORNLEY aged 4
all born Lancashire

I'd like a look up for the family in 1851 please.

Regards,

Dave
 
Hi Dave
1851
THORNLEY, Jeremiah 49 Engineer Latchford Cheshire
THORNLEY, Betty 53 Ashton Under Lyne Lancashire
THORNLEY, John 22 Machanic Bolton Lancashire
THORNLEY, James 21 Engineer Bolton Lancashire
THORNLEY, Thomas 17 Machanic Bolton Lancashire
THORNLEY, Daniel 14 Brazier Bolton Lancashire

RG number: HO107 Piece:2211 Folio:220 Page:34

Registration District:Bolton

Address: 40, Bengall Square, Great Bolton, Bolton Lancashire

dave
 
Hello dave,

Thank you very much.

A bit curious. And Now there is a John. ??? There is no sign of a baptism for a John. I wonder if John is Jeremiah.

Jeremiah c. 5 Aug 1827 St Michael, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire

James and Daniel baptised at same place.

No baptism found for Thomas. Curious. His son ends up in Australia.

They list place of birth as Bolton in the census. That's not very close. ;)

Regards,

Dave
 
Hello dave,

That's not Jeremiah senior or junior:

Deaths Jun 1842
Thornley Jeremiah Ashton & c 20 89

There is this baptism:

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

That is the same family one more generation back or a different family with same names. ???

Two possible marriages that could fit:

groom's name: Jerimiah Thornley
groom's birth date:
groom's birthplace:
groom's age:
bride's name: Betty Wilkinson
bride's birth date:
bride's birthplace:
bride's age:
marriage date: 16 Jun 1789
marriage place: Deane, Lancaster, England

groom's name: Jeremiah Thornley
groom's birth date:
groom's birthplace:
groom's age:
bride's name: Elizabeth Taylor
bride's birth date:
bride's birthplace:
bride's age:
marriage date: 26 Aug 1827
marriage place: Bolton-Le-Moors, Lancashire, England

Jeremiah c. 5 Aug 1827 St Michael, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire

I wonder if they were born at Bolton and baptised at Ashton?

Regards,

Dave
 
Hello,

Here is Thomas in 1861:

1861 U.K census
Civil Parish: Great Bolton
Reg District: Bolton
Sub District: Bolton Western
County: Lancashire
Address: 24, James Street, Great Bolton, Bolton
THORNLEY, Thomas Head Married M 27 1834 Cotton Mill Mechanic Ashton Lancashire
THORNLEY, Jane Wife Married F 26 1835 Bolton Lancashire
THORNLEY, Jeremiah Son M 8 1853 Scholar Bolton Lancashire
THORNLEY, William Son M 5 1856 Scholar Bolton Lancashire
THORNLEY, John Son M 3 1858 Bolton Lancashire
THORNLEY, Joseph Son M 1 1860 Bolton Lancashire


I don't know about the others.

Regards,

Dave
 
Hi Dave,

CP Great Bolton

Jerimiah Thornley head age 59 occ iron born furner born Satchford Cheshire
Betsy wife age 63 born Ashton

Class RG9
Piece 2832
Folio 2
Page 5
 
Hello Julie,

Thank you very much.

The first would fit the father (59 in 1861) and the last the son born 1827. Not sure about the middle one. :)

Deaths Mar 1866
Thornley Jeremiah 64 Bolton 8c 280

Deaths Jun 1866
Thornley Jeremiah 62 Bolton 8c 226

Deaths Mar 1865
THORNLEY Jeremiah Bolton 8c 255


Regards,

Dave
 
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Hi Dave,

CP Great Bolton

Jerimiah Thornley head age 32 occ machine fitter born Ashton
Mary wife age 31 born Bolton
Thomas son age 5 born bolton
Sarah Ann dau age 7 born Bolton
Margaret dau age 2 born Bolton
Betsy dau age 6mths born Bolton

Class RG9
Piece 2832
Folio 37
Page 21
 
Hello Julie,

Thanks.

Possibly you won't find that Jeremiah in 1871.

Deaths Mar 1865
THORNLEY Jeremiah Bolton 8c 255

Regards,

Dave
 
Hi Dave,

CP Great Bolton

Daniel Thornley head age 23 occ founder mechanic? born Ashton Under Lyme
Sarah A wife age 23 born Bolton
Mary A dau age 2 born bolton
Betsy dau age 1 born Bolton

Class RG9
Piece 2831
Folio 95
Page 50

CP Chorley

James Thornley head age 32 occ iron furner born Ashton Under Lyme
Elizabeth wife age 33 born Chorley

RG9
Piece 3121
Folio 102
Page 24
 
Hello Julie,

Thank you very much.

Funny how Furner family name gets turned into Turner and iron turner gets turned into iron furner. :rolleyes:

Regards,

Dave
 
Hi /dave

1871 - CP Great Bolton

Jeremiah Thornley head 43 occ engine fitter born Ashton Under Lyme
Mary wife age 41
Thomas son age 18 occ lab iron works
Susan dau age 17 occ cotton operative
Alice dau age 8
Elizabeth dau age 8
Jeremiah son age 3
Hannah dau age 1
Maragret dau age 12

Class RG10
Piece 3942
Folio 101
Page 26
 
Hello Julie,

Thank you very much.

So I was wrong about that death. We now have 4 Jeremiahs. :D

No, not at all. I didn't even know you were interpreting. Are you transcribing from the image?

All four sons followed with the same occupation.

Regards,

Dave
 
Hello Julie,


Marriages Mar 1853
THORNLEY James Bolton 8c 221
THORP Elizabeth Bolton 8c 221

Probable as there is an Elizabeth THORP b. 1827 Chorley.

Regards,

Dave
 
Hello Julie,

1881
RG11 Piece / Folio 3845 / 107 Page Number 22
Census Place Great Bolton, Lancashire, England
Dwelling 16 Bengal Sq North
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability
Jeremiah THORNLEY Head W Male 53 Bolton, Lancashire, England Machine Fitter
Margaret THORNLEY Daur U Female 22 Bolton, Lancashire, England Cotton Doubler
Alice THORNLEY Daur U Female 19 Bolton, Lancashire, England Cotton Doubler
Elisabeth THORNLEY Daur Female 17 Bolton, Lancashire, England Cotton Doubler
Jeremiah THORNLEY Son Male 13 Bolton, Lancashire, England Comb Maker
Annie THORNLEY Daur Female 11 Bolton, Lancashire, England Scholar

I can't find Daniel or James in 1881.

Regards,

Dave
 
Hello Julie,

Thanks for looking.

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

Deaths Dec 1895
Thornley Jeremiah 69 Bolton 8c 339

Regards,

Dave
 
Hi Dave,

Could be Daniels widow.

1871 - CP Great Bolton

Sarah A Thornley head (w) age 36 occ charwoman born Bolton
Mary A dau age 13
Ann dau age 8
Thomas son age 4
Eliza dau age 1

No sign of young Betsy.

Class RG10
Piece 3942
Folio 48
Page 27
 
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