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Family Subtree Diagram : Mather, John+Ann

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not see a GRAPHIC IMAGE of a family tree here but are seeing this text instead then it is most probably because the web server is not correctly configured to serve svg pages correctly. see http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/SVG:Server_Configuration for information on how to correctly configure a web server for svg files. ? John from Blackrod. Ellen baptised Walmsey; D.L from 1797-1799, back to G.B 1800-1802, Breightmet 1802-1803, then G.B again. Mary, Janes and Sarah (1802-1805) could be a different John & Ann family from Breightmet (between Bolton & Bury) and 2 Marys and births only 1 month appart. John and James are both from Water Street Parent Parent Parent Parent Parent Parent Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Marriage (eight children) 02-Dec-1781 (Bolton) Water Street Widowed 1840 (Bolton) Marriage (two children) 1845 (Deane) Marriage 1840 (Bolton) XTo be completed Widowed 21 Nov 1827 (Bury) Marriage 1867 (St George) Representative ofCharles Mather was witness to James and Martha's wedding Relative ofCharles was executor to John's will (probably his fathers), and also witness to Joseph's marriage. He is very likely a younger surviving brother of John. Representative ofCharles was executor to John's will (Father, but could be brother). Probate shows John was a shopkeeper. Also witness to Joseph's marriage. He is very likely a younger surviving brother of John. Lives withNancy's mother Hannah (widow, age 57) was with them in 1871. Representative ofJohn's Will and Probate, dated 14 April 1849 record him as a Yeoman. James (his younger brother) was executor to John Mather's Will of 1849. National Archives reference IR27/290 Relative ofIn 1841, John was living with his son Son in Water Street. 1782 - 1849 John Mather 66 66 John probably had a brother Thomas, as they had their children (Alice) baptised on the same day.  Early, when the children were being baptised, John was a weaver, but later became a shopkeeper. 

In 1841, John is 55 on the census, living at Water Street, Little Bolton. A year earlier, James Mather of Water St, his son married Martha Bently.  John was shown as a shopkeeper.

In 1841, after James had married, John (55) was with presumably his son John, aged 20.

John is recorded as a shopkeeper on son Joseph's second marriage of 1845 (and on a probate record).
1752 - 1822 John Mather 70 70 John was a weaver when he married Ann in 1781.

Probate records show John was a shopkeeper when he died in 1822.
~1760 Ann Greenwood 1814 - 1878 Hannah (Ann) Melling 64 64 1816 - 1840 Henry Isherwood 24 24 Henry may have been married before.  Lucy Isherwood, daughter of Henry (a porter) was married in 1853.  William Mather was witness. 1800 Ellen Mather 1804 - 1839 John Bentley 35 35 1845 John Mather John was a Counterpane Weaver in 1861, while his father was a Counterpane Manufacturer. 1846 Nancy (Mary) Mather
1867, Nancy married James Bowen at Bolton, St George.

By 1871 Nancy and James had Mary H (aged 2) Emma J (age 1), living at Haworth Street, Little Bolton.  Her mother Hannah (widow, age 57) was with them.

1802 - 1863 James Mather 61 61 James became a Muslin Manufacturer in Little Bolton, and was that in 1840 when he married Martha Bentley.  His father was John Mather, a shopkeeper. His brother(?), Charles Mather was witness at their marriage.

A licence was prepared in 1839 showing James a manufacturer, and a marriage notice for "James Mather" and "Martha Bentley" was placed in the newspaper 5 Sep 1840

In 1841, James was recorded as a publican (40 or 49) in Deansgate, with his wife "Matty" (30), Sarah Nightingale (25, F.F.), John Yeoman (20, a Hatter and William Coonnaly (30, Irish).  He had presumably taken over the Inn from Matty's father William Horrocks in 1840 when he married Matty.  Two years later, both Matty and her father died.

Aged 49 in 1851, a Cotton Manufacturer from Little Bolton.
Now married to Hannah (born 1814 from Edgworth). From Little Bolton and a Cotton Manufacturer, employingh 65 men.

Aged 59 in 1861, a Counterplane Manufacturer with wife Hannah 46
1804 Mary Mather In 1826, Mary may have married James Ashcroft and then lived in Little Bolton. 1792 Thomas Mather 1796 Ellen Mather 1794 - 1795 Ellen Mather 1 1 1821 John Mather In 1841, John was 20 and living with his father John (55) at Water Street, Little Bolton. He was a worker at the Cotton Mill. 1784 - 1849 Charles Mather 64 64 In 1803, Charles married Alice Lever.  Alice died 1831, and  Charles a Widower married Mary Roscow in 1833 at St Mary's, Deane.

In 1822, Charles was executor to John's will, and also witness to Joseph's marriage (1840).

In 1841, Charles (55) was a Beerseller, living at Kay Street, Little Bolton.  With him was Mary (35, possibly John's daughter), and James (7), Charles (5) and Elizabeth (9mo).

Recorded as a publican when his son Charles married Jane. He was a Publican in 1870 whe daughter Elizabeth marrried.

Did Charles have a brother John?  John Mather, aged 66, of Kay Street died 27 Feb 1849

Charles died in 1849, and Mary married Robert Longworth at the end of the following year.  In 1851, Mary and Robert Longworth had 5 of the Mather children with them.

After Cherles died, his Mary was a Shoipkeeper at Turton Street. This needs more investigation!
1806 - 1842 Martha (Matty) Horrocks 36 36 Because Matty is buried at Bradshaw it was assumed she is a sister of Nathaniel, who's wife and son John are also buried there. However, this seems not to be the case. The burial shows she is of Great Bolton, not Harwood.

Martha Bentley (nee Horrocks) of Deansgate was a widow when she married James Mather by licence in 1840.  Martha's father was William Horrocks, a publican.  She is also shown as a widow of Great Bolton in the CHESHIRE marriage bonds (and James a manufacturer from Little Bolton).  William Horrocks, Innkeeper, was from Bent Gate in Hasligden and also died in 1842, leavivg an estate of about £100 for his widow Sarah to administor.

In 1841, James was recorded as a publican (40) in Deansgate, with his wife "Matty" (30), Sarah Nightingale (25, F.S.), John Yeoman (20), a Hatter and William Coonnaly (30, Irish)

Martha (i.e. Matty) died in 1842, leaving under £100 (see 19 Aug 1843 probate).
1841 James A Bowen In 1871, James Bowen (34, born Pembrokshire) and Nancy (25, born Bolton) were at 24 Haworth in Little Bolton
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