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Family Subtree Diagram : Mather (Darwen)

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. ? Robert and Jonathan Mather families from Turton, Tockholes, Withnell area. Robert & Peggy had their children baptised at Tockholes, Darwen. Robert's parents are also James Mather and Esther, but can't be the same! Robert a bastard child of Ellen Mather of Wihnell, lived Cox Green, Darwen and later in Little Bolton Robert son of Mary at Bridge Street, L.B. in 1841 MATHER FAMILIES Over Darwen Lower Chapel Independent, Blackburn, Lancashire Mather families from Withnell, Brindle Jonathan Mather was from Longworth, now the site of the Delph Reservoir (next to Walmsey Chapel) Jonathan (63), Elizabeth (59), Thomas (34), Martha (30), Catherine (19) were as Mas Dens Row, Wheelton in 1851 Jonathan (77), Betty (74), Thomas (gone), Martha Kay (37), Catherine (28) were as Factory Row, Wheelton in 1861 Jonathan (88, a pauper), Elizabeth (80, pauper) were as Factory Row, Wheelton in 1871, still with grandson Robert (and also Margaret) Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Marriage (five children) 10 Sep 1797 (Pole Lane, Darwen) No more children Marriage (six children) Tockholes & Walmsey & Withnell (Married Leyland 10 May 1785) +Possibly more children Marriage (eight children) 15 Oct 1826 (Cox Green, Turton) No more children Marriage (three children) 8 sep 1875 No more children Marriage (a child) 15 Aug 1864 No more children Marriage (seven children) Q1 1860 (Bolton RO) No more children Marriage (six children) 30 April 1810 (Leyland). Abode: Withnell Marriage (four children) ~1779 (Withnell) Marriage Marriage (two children) Withnell Widowed (a child) 1806 Widowed (six children) 1808 (Leyland). Abode: Withnell +Possibly more children Widowed May 1841 Marriage (three children) 7-Sep-1829 (Blackburn). Abode: Wheelton Marriage 1856 (Wheelton) No more children Marriage (eleven children) 1776 (Abode Blacksnape, then Pole Lane, Over Darwen) No more children Committed (long-term) relationship (two children) Withnell +Possibly more children Marriage (a child) L.B. Widowed ~1840 XTo be completed Marriage (a child) Marriage 21 Apr 1845 Marriage 5 Sep 1854 (Leyland) Lives withAmm (Mother, 75) was living with James in 1881 Lives withFather-in-Law James Mather (76) was with John and Hannah Longton (both 48) and family in 1861 Lives withAged 6 in 1851, 16, in 1861, born Wheelton, grandson of Jonathan, living at Wheelton for over 10 years. Lives withRobert's son was born at Withnell in 1796. His grand-daughter Sarah was baptised in 1848 while living at Withnell. Relative ofPossible daughter at Brindle in 1851 1802 Thomas Mather 1808 Ann Mather 1814 Betty Mather 1817 William Mather 1765 - 1825 Peggy Duerden 60 60 1790 Esther Mather Esther may have married Benjamin (aka Bennett) Isherwood of Bolton Parish, Weaver on 4 Sep 1811. 1788 - >1861 James Mather 73 73 James and Nanny were living at Livesey when Hannah was born.  In the 14th century, “Lyvesey” (Tockholes and Livesey are often combined. 1797 - 1868 Robert Mather 71 71 Robert's mother was Ellen Mather of Withnell (bastard as father unknown). Robert has his children baptised at Walmsley Presbyterian Chapel.

In 1841, Robert and Ann (40 & 35) are at Cox Green, Turton with Peggy, Mary and John (13, 8 & 5).  With them (or more likely neighbours) were James (45, Weaver) and Samuel (14, Carter) Longworth.

In 1851, Robert and Ann (53 & 48) are at Cox Green, Turton with Peggy, Mary, John, James and Sarah (22, 18, 15, 8, 3)

In 1861, Robert and Ann (63 & 55) are still at Cox Green, Turton with Mary, James and Sarah (22, 18 & 13)

Cock's Green later known as Cox Green.  Cox Green Farm is on the East side of Darwen Road, with Mather Fold opposite, on the West side.
1806 - 1881 Ann Ainsworth 75 75 Ann Lived at Cox Green, Turton.  She was still there at 58 Cox Green in 1881, aged 75, living with her son James and his wife. 1827 Peggy Mather Peggy Mather married James Cooper on 6 Dec 1852. 1832 Mary Mather In 1861, Mary unmarried at aged 28 with parents at Cox Green, so did Mary marry? 1843 James Mather James Married Mary J.  He had his mother with their family in 1881, and was working at the Bleach woks. 1847 Sarah Mather Brother James and Sarah were living with their mother Ann in 1871.

Sarah married Edward Greenwood
1830 - 1831 William Mather 1 1 William missing from 1851 and 1861 census, so may have died or married. 1795 Thomas Mather Thomas was born Withnell, and baptised at Chorley.

Walmsley baprism records are lost between 1795 and 1815, so there will be other children unaccounded.for.
1851 Edward Greenwood 1846 Mary Jane Taylor Mary was from Haywood, James's father's home town. 1836 Jane Edwards Jane was born in Bethel, Merioneth, Wales. 1880 Annie Greenwood 1882 Fred M Greenwood 1885 Herbert Greenwood 1872 Jane Ann Mather Jane Ann was an only child 1860 - 1862 James Mather 2 2 1864 Hugh Edwards Mather 1870 Mary Jane Mather 1872 Catherine Ann Mather 1862 - 1924 Edward Mather 62 62 Living in Prospect St, Little Bolton in 1871 1835 John Mather John Married Jane from Wales

In 1860, James was born in Darwen, followed by Edward in Little Hulton in 1862. The family then settled in Little Bolton.

In 1871, the family were living in Prospect St, Little Bolton.

In 1881, there my have been other births in Hulme and then Atherton (if the same marriage).
1788 Nanny (Ann) Miner James and Nanny were living at Livesey when Hannah was born.  In the 14th century, “Lyvesey” (Tockholes and Livesey are often combined. 1815 - 1888 Hannah Mather 72 72 Hannah married John Longton, a Calico Printer (who died 10 July 1887 at Chorley).

John and Hannah had quite a big family, but also had Esther Mather (aged 6, from Chorley) with them in 1841, and father-in-Law James in 1861 (aged 76).
1832 Ann Mather 1835 Elizabeth Mather 1811 Peggy Mather 1818 Robert Mather 1821 Esther Mather 1823 James Mather ~1755 - >1785 Esther 30 30 1780 George Mather 1783 Thomas Mather 1785 Edmund Mather Edmund may have married Betty Wilkinson in 1806, and later, in 1822, an EDWARD Mather married Jane Marsden in Leyland.

Children from the second marriage lived in the tiny village of Withnell, so it is possible there are two families here!
1815 John Longton ~1785 Jane (Jenny) Marsden 1832 Thomas Mather 1837 Jonathan Mather Betty Wilkinson 1817 James Mather 1805 James Mather 1762 - 1846 Robert Mather 84 84 Robert and Peggy were from Tokeholes.

Another Robert (and Margaret) were from Chorley, but since they had a son Robert born in 1792 (when Samuel was born), then this must be another family.

Robert Mather of Pigslee, Bury died 1846
1781 - 1877 John (Jonathan) Mather 95 95 Jonathan Mather (or Madder) married Cath Fielding at Leyland, St Andrew on 28 Nov 1808.  Catherine died 1828, and then Elizabeth (Betty) later.

Jonathan (63), Elizabeth (59), Thomas (34), Martha (30), Catherine (19) were as Mas Dens Row, Wheelton in 1851

Jonathan (77), Betty (74), Thomas (gone), Martha Kay (37), Catherine (28) were as Factory Row, Wheelton in 1861.  Johnathan was a hand loom weaver, and a pauper.
1785 - 1828 Catherine Fielding 43 43 1809 Robert Mather 1811 Alice Mather 1813 Thomas Mather In May 1841, Thomas Mather, Widower married Mary Woods, both of Withnell.  In June 1841, Thomas (30) and Mary (25) were at Snapes, Withnell.

In 1854, Thomas (42), son of Jonathan, married Alice Chadwick (27), both of Wheelton, Alice the daughter of Thomas Chadwick, a labourer.

1818 Martha Mather 1821 Esther Mather 1814 Mary Woods Thomas (30) and Mary (25) were at Snapes, Withnell in 1841

Mary Mather (38) had William and John Hodkingon (20 & 12) with her in 1851, possibly from an earlier marriage.
1785 - 1871 Elizabeth (Betty) Moss 86 86 Betty was a widow when she married Jonathan Mather in 1829.

Elizabeth in 1851 and 1871, but called Betty in 1861.
1831 Catherine Mather 1844 Robert Mather Robert lived with his grandparents throughout his life (in 1851, 1861, and 1871) 1826 - 1886 John Kay 60 60 1830 - 1830 Sarah Mather 3m 3m 1834 - 1850 Sarah Mather 16 16 1826 Jonathan Mather 1759 Ellen Chambers Ellen Chambers (full name) names on the last four baptism records (for John, Ellen, Nancy and Thomas). 1782 Hannah Mather 1784 Henry Mather Henry may have married Ellen.  They were both 55 in 1841, with Maria (20 and Nancy (15) at Cross Barn, Over Darwen.

They were still together at Over Darwen Keys in 1851, Henry 67 and Ellen 66.
1788 Ellen Mather 1779 Betty Mather 1786 - ~1795 John Mather 9 9 1777 William (Will) Mather William & Betty were both aged 64 on the 1841 census, living at Bolton Street, Over Darwen. 1793 Thomas Mather 1791 - 1819 Nancy Mather 28 28 Born at Blacksnape, Over Darwen, Blackburn.

Nancy Mather married Samuel Astley in 1814 (so aged about 22 when married) died Jan 1819, aged 27.  
1799 Molly Mather Molly married John Livesey 1801 Alice Mather 1804 John Mather 1777 Betty Beswick ~1758 - 1814 Thomas Mather 56 56 ~1755 James Mather 1799 - 1884 Richard Mather 85 85 Richard is probably the son of Thomas and Margaret of Wirthnell

Richard and Ann (who was French) started their married life at Withnell, where Richard was born.  They moved to Westhoughton about 1836, before Sarah was born.

In 1841, Richard (an Ag. Labourer) and Ann (both 40) were at New Collier Row, Halliwell.  Charlotte, Margaret and Betty (17,14,11) were cotton doublers and thee was also children Thomas, Robert, Miles and Sarah.

In 1851, Richard was from Withnell, but the family had moved South to Colliers Row, Halliwell and became a mining family.  His wife Ann was French.

In 1861, Richard (61, born Withnell) was still at Halliwell with Ann (60, French), and was now a Wood Cutter. Daughters Betsy (31) and Sarah (22) were still with them, both unmarried.

In 1871, Richard (72) was a gardener with wife Ann (71) at 1 Smithhills Mill with daughter Elizabeth (40) and grandaughters Ann Crompton (20) and Elizabeth Wilkinson (13, born Tunstall, Staffs)

In 1881, Richard (84), now a gardners labourer and widowed, is still with his single daughter Betsy (50, born Withnell) at Halliwell. Richard has his place of birth as Tunstall, Staffordshire (which should be his grandaughter).
1803 Margaret Mather 1792 - 1816 Robert Mather 23 23 <unknown> ~1777 Ellen Mather 1801 Catherine Mather Catherine probably married Evan Crook at Leyland 1 Jan 1828. 1825 Agnes Mather In 1841, Agnes (15) and Jane (4) Mathers were living at Brindle 1825 John Mather ~1810 <male> Mather Mary and Robert were in Bridge St, L.B. in 1841.  This means they are llikely related to our L.B. Mather family (from Kay Street and Simpson St)

There are no adult Mather deaths recorded in L.B. Sep-1837 to 1841
1811 Mary Mather In 1841, Mary (3) was a weaver at Bridge Street 1835 Robert Mather Robert was 6 and with his mother Mary at Bridge Street, Little Bolton in 1841 1804 Mary Mather In 1861, Mary and John  (57 and 55) were living in Little Bolton. D. <1845 Holcroft John Mather Ann 1806 John Guest 1827 Alice Chadwick In 1854, Thomas (42) married Alice Chadwick (27), the daughter of Thomas Chadwick, a labourer. 1867 - 1867 Mary Ann Mather 3m 3m 1875 - 1875 Ernest Mather 1841 - 1842 Thomas Mather 1 1 1845 - 1845 Robert Mather
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