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Family Subtree Diagram : Mather (Whitefield)

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 Mather of Whitefield, weaver, died 1833 (with a Will) Three John Mather, all Shoemakers. Family from Whitefield, Chapel field, and Redvale (between Prescot and Bury) A Willima Mather (1807-1856) emigrated to the US, but I suspect this is the wrong William. Will of Richard Mather of Whitefield died young in 1635. 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Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Adopted Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Parent Parent Distrust Marriage (six children) 29 Sep 1766 (Prestwich) Abode: Whitefield No more children Marriage (seven children) 22 May 1792 (Redvales, Bury) No more children Marriage (a child) 7 Mar 1821 No more children Marriage (seven children) 3 Nov 1728 (Whitefield) No more children Marriage (two children) 1713 (Deane) Shoemaker of G.B. XTo be completed Marriage (six children) 9 Apr 1751 (Prestwich) Abode: Whitefield +Possibly more children Marriage (three children) 16 Jan 1803 (Bolton) XTo be completed Marriage (a child) Shoemaker of G.B. Marriage 1 June 1886 (Rhodes) Marriage (four children) 11 Nov 1855 (Stand). Abode: Pilkington & Prestwich Marriage (thirteen children) 10 June 1813 (Prestwich). Abode: Half Acre, Whitefield No more children Marriage (three children) 1842 (Bolton) Darcy Lever Marriage (four children) 19 May 1785 (Prestwich) Abode: Whitefield No more children Widowed (six children) 3 Oct 1836 (Oldham). Abode: Whitefield No more children Marriage 10 Nov 1867 (Stand) Marriage (seven children) 3 Jan 1854 (Stand) Abode: Whitefield +Possibly more children Marriage 27 Dec 1853 (Stand) Marriage (eight children) 22 Aug 1820 (Prestwich) Whitefield, Pilkington No more children Marriage (six children) 26 Dec 1852 (Stand) Marriage (a child) 1853 (Stand) Marriage 15 May 1853 (Stand) No more children Marriage (four children) 1823 (Middleton) Abode: Whitefield +Possibly more children Marriage (two children) 1854 (Stand) Pilkington No more children Marriage (three children) 1843 (Middleton) Whitefield No more children Marriage 1845 (Oldham) XTo be completed Marriage (six children) 3 Apr 1831 (Eccles) Whitefield Marriage (three children) 24 Sep 1809 (Eccles) Abode: Whitefield No more children Marriage (twelve children) 17 Aug 1834 (Prestwich) Warper from Whitefield Marriage (two children) 1807 (Prestwich) Abode: Whitefield +Possibly more children Marriage 29 Jan 1837 (Eccles) Marriage 23 Jan 1837 (Eccles) Marriage (three children) 1849 (Oldham) Prestwich No more children Marriage (a child) Manchester & Bury Marriage (seven children) 8 Feb 1854 (Stand) Pilkington Marriage (nine children) 1855 (Manchester) Marriage (seven children) 22 Feb 1825 (Wigan) Abode: Whitefield No more children Marriage 10 Nov 1852 Marriage (three children) 10 Nov 1844 (Oldham) Abode: Whitefield No more children Marriage (eight children) 7 Sep 1853 (Stand) Abode: Whitefield & Prestwich No more children Marriage (ten children) 24 Sep 1786 (Bury). Abode: Redvales No more children Marriage (a child) 1853 (Stand) No more children Marriage 14 Nov 1841 (Manchester) No more children Marriage 24 Dec 1846 (Salford) No more children Widowed Widowed 9 Jan 1820 XTo be completed Marriage 1861 (Stand) Marriage (seven children) 11 Dec 1814 (Bury) Abode: Redvales, Bury No more children Marriage 20 Apr 1842 Marriage 24 Oct 1842 XTo be completed Marriage 15 May 1847 XTo be completed Marriage (two children) 27 May 1849 (Stand) +Possibly more children Marriage 12 Aug 1850 Marriage (nine children) 7 May 1815 (Prestwich) Marriage 7 Dec 1851 XTo be completed Marriage 6 Jun 1852 XTo be completed Marriage 19 Jul 1866 No more children Marriage 5 Jan 1863 XTo be completed Marriage 11 Nov 1860 XTo be completed Marriage 6 May 1891 (Stand) XTo be completed Marriage (two children) 15 Apr 1852 (Stand) Marriage 2 Sep 1880 XTo be completed Marriage 24 May 1882 XTo be completed Marriage 1 Sep 1880 XTo be completed Marriage 28 Apr 1897 XTo be completed Marriage 20 May 1903 XTo be completed Marriage 23 Apr 1866 Marriage (two children) 2 Jan 1869 +Possibly more children Marriage 31 Jan 1855 (a child) Marriage 15 Jul 1866 (Stand) XTo be completed Marriage 23 Sep 1866 (Stand) XTo be completed Marriage (four children) 15 Sep 1793 (Prestwich) Whitefield Marriage (a child) 14 Apr 1751 No more children Marriage 6 Aug 1776 XTo be completed Committed relationship and separation (a child) Marriage (three children) 1856 (Stand) No more children Marriage (five children) 1838 (Middleton) Abode: Whitefield +Possibly more children Marriage 3 Apr 1887 XTo be completed Marriage 29 Apr 1821 Representative of: In 1792, James Mather (an uncle) was witness to Richards marriage. Representative of: In 1867, Nathan Mather was witness to Margaret's marriage Relative of: In 1851, described as son of John, aged 4 but this cannot be.  James is the illegitimate son of Rachel, perhaps adopted as a Son by his grandfather. Lives with: In 1841, Samuel (15) and Ann (6) were living with the Taylor family in (Whitefield - TBC), Piklington. Neighbor: In 1851, Samuel and James Mather families were neighbours, both cotton weavers at Stand, Pilkington
They were still neighbours in 1861 Other: Both married at Eccles a week appart. Funding of: DELEMER Sarah, of Broomfield,  Whitefield, Lancashire widow died 18 Nov 1907. Probate Manchester 5 Feb to Sarah Ann Mather spinster. Effects £16,871 15s 4d Representative of: In 1847 Samuel Horrocks Mather (James Horrocks Mather on Lanc-OPC index) was witness to Mary Horrocks Mather's marriage to Edmund Hope. Representative of: In 1849, Nathan was a witness for Mary's marriage to Thomas Briggs at Stand Representative of: In 1852, Stanley Fitton and Alice Mather were witness to Wright & Betty's marriage.  Stanley and Alice would marry the following year. Neighbor: In 1851, Joseph & Nancy and Thomas and Alice families were neighbours. Funding of: MATHER Elizabeth of Broomfield, Whitefield, Lancashire spinster died 12 Dec 1921. Probate Manchester 13 March to Sarah Ann Mather spinster.  Effects: £21,647 10s 4d. 1738 - 1795 William Mather 57 57 William was the son of John Mather, weaver & Joanna his wife of Whitefield.

29 Sep 1766, William Mather married Elizabeth Ingham at Prestwich.  The following day, there was a marriage for Jane Mather, but who is she?
~1740 - 1804 Elizabeth (Betty) Ingram 64 64 1778 Samuel Mather 1769 - 1842 Richard Mather 72 72 Richard and Betty were still alive (aged 70) at Radcliffe, Bury South in 1841.  Richard was a cotton weaver. 1772 Margaret Mather 1768 - 1771 Thomas Mather 2 2 1766 Mary Mather 1768 - >1841 Betty (Elizabeth) Barlow 73 73 Richard and Betty were still alive (aged 70) at Radcliffe, Berry South in 1841 1809 Martha Mather 1802 Sally Mather 1800 - 1801 Ellen Mather 9m 9m 1796 - 1849 Hardy Mather 53 53 Hardy died at Chapel field, aged 52.  Burial records "son of Richard Mather" with no wife being shown,. 1794 - 1800 Rachel Mather 6 6 Rachel Mather married William Parks on 29 June 1817 1799 - 1842 Elizabeth (Betty) Kay 43 43 1822 Richard Mather ~1705 - 1771 John Mather 66 66 John was a Shoemaker from Whitefield near Prestwich.  There was another John Mather from Whitefield, a Thatcher (his son Richard died in 1735), and possibly another, a Husbandman (his son Thomas died in 1735).

He was also a weaver (recorded for William's baptism)
~1705 - 1786 Joanna Hilton 81 81 1729 Thomas Mather Thomas a cordwainer and his brother John a weaver were both married at Prestwich the same week.  Thomas's father John was also a cordwainer.

On the 14th April 1751, Thomas Mather, cordwainer,  married Elizabeth Robinson at St Mary the Virgin, Prestwich.
1733 James Mather 1736 Richard Mather 1741 Alice Mather ~1700 Elizabeth Holden In 1749, Elizabeth Mather was stripped naked, paraded through Bolton and whipped for Petty Larcony.  It may have been her! 1725 - 1725 Martin Mather ~1729 - 1730 John Mather 1 1 ~1700 John Mather ~1736 - 1738 Thomas Mather 2 2 Ellen 1839 - 1919 Nathaniel Mather 79 79 In 1841, aged 1, living in Middleton

On 20 March 1859, Nathaniel, son of Nathaniel married Mary Crow, daughter of Peter Crow, a farmer of Middleton

In 1881, Nathaniel, a finisher at Binhoorks, and Mary (41 & 40) were at 21 Chapel Street, Middleton with James (21), Mary Ann (11) and Nancy (5)

In 1891, Nathaniel and Mary (51 & 50)  were at 39 Chapel Street, Middleton with their daughter Nancy (51)

In 1911, Nathaniel (71) and James (51), both Widowers were living with Harry and Mary Ann Holt
1780 - 1850 Thomas Mather 70 70 16-Jan-1803, Thomas a weaver married Ann Kay, a widow, at St. Peters.. There are no obvious children.  There are other Thomas Mather marriaged to Ann Holt of Blackrod (1810) and Ann Hulton of Middleton (1818)

The following years resulted in two birth in Bolton for parents Thomas and Ann. Robert in 1805 was probably illegitimate as no father was named. Margaret in 1810 seem late for a widowed couple but is possible
1757 - 1794 James Mather 37 37 James is probably the son of John and Mary Mather from Whitefields.  The age matches, its the nearest parish (other than Bolton), and the first two children (Mary and John) are named after his parents.

In 1780 when the first John was baptised, they lived at Little Bolton, but Great Bolton in 1782 when he was buried.
~1730 Mary Dawson 1751 Thomas Mather 1756 Ann Mather 1760 William Mather 1762 Mary Mather 1766 Richard Mather 1731 John Mather John a weaver and his brother Thomas were both married at Prestwich the same week.

On the 9th April 1751, John Mather, weaver,  married Mary Dawson at St Mary the Virgin, Prestwich.  Three months later their son Thomas was baptised.
1819 - 1887 Wright Mather 68 68 In 1881, Wright and Sarah (61 & 49) were at Old Hall Street, Middleton with Walter (20) and Martha A (16) ~1780 Ann Kay Ann was a widow when she married Thomas Mather, a weaver at St Peter's, Bolton. 1862 Thomas Horrocks 1860 Ada Mather Ede married in 1885.  Ede was the daughter of Nathan Mather, a Cotton finisher from Rhodes.  Her witnesses were Nathan & Annie Mather 1829 - 1910 Nathan Mather 81 81 Natahn's parents were Jesse (shown on marriage) and Hannah Mather

In 1851, Nathan (22, Single) was with his parents and family at Stand, Bury.

About 1861 the family moved from Whitefield to Prestwich, Manchester where Annie and James were born.

In 1871, Nathan and Elizabeth (42 & 40) were at Great Heaton with their 4 children and Elizabeth's mother Alice Twist (78).

This is another Nathan(iel) Mather, also from Rhodes near Middleton (in 1860) when Ada married..
1830 - 1909 Betty Twist 79 79 Betty Twist was from Stand Lane, Pilkington, daughter of Peter Twist a crofter.

11 Nov 1955, Betty Twist married Nathan Mather of Kirkhams at the Parish Church of Stand.
1857 George Mather 1863 Annie Mather 1866 James Jesse Mather Did James change his mind?  Marriage Banns March 20, 27 and 3 April 1887 are at Rhodes All Saints for Elizabeth (changed to Ellen) Partington.  He married Ellen Partington Q2 1887 at Middleton, Holy Trinity.

In 1911, James Jesse Mather and Ellen (both 45) were at 31 Manchester Old Road, Middleton with their 4 surviving sons (2 other children had died)
1792 - 1852 Hannah Emmerson 60 60 1792 - 1851 Jesse Mather 59 59 In 1851, Jesse and Hannah (59 & 58) were at Stand, Pilkington with Nathan (22), Aaron (17), Rachel (16) and Leah (14).

Jesse died in Q3 1851 (and his son Arron at Half Acre in 1854).
1834 - 1854 Aaron Mather 20 20 Esther and Arron, presumed twins, were aged 8 in 1841. However, Esther was not with Arron in 1851 and her marriage shows her father was a Thomas Mather, not Jesse.

Arron, son of Jesse Mather of Half Acre died in 1854 aged 20.
1835 Rachel Mather 1837 Leah Mather 11 Aug 11861, Leah Mather, daughter of Jesse married Kay Hilton, son of Mary ZAnn Hilton (father not named) at Stand All Saints. 1807 - 1876 William Mather 69 69 1800-1809, Richard's siblings; Ellen, Sally, John and Martha were all born at Redvales. Bury is shows for Richard's baptism, so is most likely to have been born at Redvales, South Bury.

In 1834, William was at Redvales (Redivales) when Martha was baptised.

In 1841, William and Mary (both 30) at Healds, South Bury had Elizabeth (11), Mary (9), Martha (7), Richard (6) and Thomas (2).

In 1851, William and Mary (43 & 40) were at Healds, South Bury with Elizabeth (20), Mary (18), Richard (13), Thomas (12), James (7), John (4) and Samuel (1).

In 1861, William (53) was at Redvales with Elizabeth (30), Richard and Thomas (24 & 22) and James, John and Samuel (17, 14 & 11), all from first marriage.

In 1871, William (63), born Burnley, was with Elizabeth (40, dau, single) and Samuel (21).
1805 Robert Mather 1810 Margaret Mather 1848 Ann Chadwick 1843 - 1846 Margaret Chadwick 3 3 1845 Martha Chadwick 19 Mar 1887, Martha Yates nee Chadwick, daughter of James Chadwick married John Horrocks ~1820 James Chadwick James Chadwick a Merchant, son of Richard Chadwick, a Manufacturer ~1820 Martha Mather Martha Mather, daughter of Francis Mather, a Gentleman of Prestwich 1831 Sarah Mather 1815 Betty Mather 1816 Ellen Mather 1819 - 1894 James Mather 75 75 9 Jan 1843. James Mather, weaver, son of Jesse Mather married Eliza Morris of Miffleton at Middleton.

In 1861, James & Eliza (41 & 39) were at Whitefield, Pilkington with their three daughters Hannah, Mary and Alice (18, 15, 10)

In 1866, daughters Hannah and Mary both married at Stand Church.
1822 - 1852 Joseph Mather 30 30 In 1851, Joseph and Nancy (29 & 28) were at Whiefield with Betty, Joseph (2) and Francis (4 mo)

Joseph died in 1852. (The two MATHER+REDFORD births for 1853 and 1854 are for Joseph's brother Robert Mather and Mary Ann Pickstones nee Redford).

By 1861, Joseph had died.  Nancy (38, Wid, Head) was at Half Acre, Pilkington with Kitty (16), Joseph (12) and Francis (10)
1825 Hannah Mather 4 May 1845, Hannah Mather, daughter of Jesse married Ralph Briggs, both of Prestwich at Oldham St Mary. 1827 Mary Mather 27 May 1849 Mary, daughter of Jesse mather married Thomas Briggs, a brick layer at Stand All Saints.  Both were living at Half Acre.  Nathan Mather was a witness.

In 1861, Thomas and Mary Briggs (35 & 34) were at Newton Heath, Manchester with Elizabeth Ann (4) and Mark (3)
~1765 Thomas Mather ~1765 Margaret Scholes 1790 - 1848 Michael Mather 58 58 In 1848, Michael died aged 58, leving wife Betty with a large family at Little Heaton, Manchester. 1794 Ellen Mather 1789 - 1816 Thomas Mather 27 27 Possibly married Esther (TBC) 1819 - 1851 Alice Whitworth 32 32 1846 Margaret Mather 1847 Matthew Wardle 10 Nov 1847: Groom's Father was Frederick Wardle, Tailor 1838 - 1850 Jesse Mather 12 12 In 1850, Jesse died, aged 12 1814 - 1885 Robert Mather 70 70 3 Oct 1836, Robert Mather of Oldham, weaver married Mary Whitworth at Oldham.

In 1851, Robert (36) was a widow with 3 daughters Nancy, Eliza and Margaret.(11, 9 and 5), living with his parents Jesse and Hannah Mather.

In 1851, Robert's wife Alice died and the following year, Robert Remarried.

15 April 1851, Robert Mather (Wid) of Half Acre, son of Jesse Mather married Mary Ann Pickstone (Wid) of Half Acre, daughter of William Redford.
1839 Nancy Mather 1842 Eliza Mather In 1851, aged 9 living with her widdowed father Robert, born Whitefield

In 1867, Eliza Mather (and also Nathan, probabvly her uncle) was witness to her sister Margaret's marriage.
1848 Richard Mather 1850 Mary Ann Mather 1835 Ann Mather Ann married in Dec 1853.  Ann Mather a winder of Whitefield, was the daughter of Peter Mather, a warper.

In 1841, Ann Mather (6) and assumed brother Samuel (15) were living with the Taylor family at Piklington.  John and Lucy Mather and family were neighbours.
1775 William Mather 1827 Robert Mather 3 Jan 1854, Robert Mather, weaver of Whitefield, son of John Mather, a warper married Ellen Greenhalgh, weaver of Whitefield, daughter of William Grfeenhalgh.  Both of full age.

In 1861, Robert and Ellen (34 & 29) were in Pilkington with William (6), Mary Ann (4) and "Thomas" (2).  Note Thomas should be James.

In 1871, Robert and Ellen (45 & 39) were in Whitefield with William (16), Mary Ann (14) and James (12), John (9), Mark (6) and Robert (1).
1832 Ellen Greenhalgh 1834 James Grimshaw 27 Dec 1853, James Grimshaw (19) a Gaiter of Narrow Lane, son of Edmund Grimshaw, a weaver married Ann Mather (19) a winder of Whitefield, daughter of Peter Mather, a warper 1798 - 1855 John Mather 57 57 22 Aug 1822,  John Mather and Mary Allen of Whitefield married at Prestwich.

In 1841, John and Mary were missing.  William Allen (20), Ann (15), Rachel (15), Robert (10), John (8), Mary (5) and Fanny (5) where at Whitefield, Pilkington.

In 1851, John (53, Wid), William Allen (Son, 32), Rachel Mather (26), Robert (24), John (21), Mary (19) and James (4, "son") where at Whitefield, Pilkington.  James was the illegitimate son of Rachel.
1797 - 1838 Mary Allen 41 41 Mary was missing from all the 1841 and 1851 census records, but is identified by her being buried with John and their children John and Rachael at All Saints, Stand.

22 Aug 1822, Mary Allen married John Mather at Prestwich.
1824 - 1861 Rachel Mather 37 37 1830 - 1896 John Mather 66 66 1832 - 1914 Mary Mather 82 82 Mary was a twin of Joseph (who didn't survive) 1819 William Allen In 1851, William Allen (32, Unmarried, Son was with his father Kpjm Mather at Whitfield (and other siblings) 1855 William Mather 1856 Mary Ann Mather 1858 James Mather 1859 Alice Mather 1861 John Mather 1823 Ann Mather 1834 - 1899 Sarah Ogden 65 65 1857 Samuel Mather 1862 - 1862 Albert Mather 7m 7m 1859 - 1896 Henry Mather 37 37 1854 - 1855 Mary Ellen Mather 2m 2m 1856 - 1857 Francis Mather 3m 3m 1823 - 1867 Thomas Entwistle 43 43 Thomas was the son of Nathan and Ann Entwisthe 1846 - 1897 James Entwistle Mather 51 51 James Mather - Illegitimate Son of Thomas Entwistle & Rachel Mather, Spinster, born: 22 May 1846

In 1851, James Mather (4) was with his mother Rachel, but described as John's son (i.e. his grandfather).  His parents didnt marry until 1853.

8 Sep 1869, James Entwistle Mather, a Veterinary Surgeon, Bachelor of Blackley married Mary Brookes (19), spinster of Whitefield by licence at  St John's Church, Deansgate, Manchester.
1832 - 1908 Joseph Bleakley 76 76 13 May 1853 Joseph Bleakley, a coal dealer married Mary Mather, dauighter of John a Warper at All Saints, Stand.  Both of Full age, living at Whitefield.

In 1891, Joseph and Mary (both 58) were at Whitefield.

In 1901, Joseph and Mary (both 68) were at Whitefield.
1800 - 1837 Peter Mather 37 37 12 Oct 1823, Peter, a warper, and Alice Rothwell were married with the consent of parents (so under age) at Middleton St Leonard.

In 1835, Peter a warper of Whitefield, and Alice had Ann baptised at Pilkington New Jerusalemite, Lancashire

Peter and Alice died in 1837 and are buried at All Saints, Stand
1800 - 1837 Alice Rothwell 37 37 1827 Samuel Mather In 1826, Peter was a weaver in Whitefield when son Samuel was baptised.

In 1841, Samuel (15) a winder and sister Ann (6) were living with the Taylor family at Piklington.
1833 James Mather James, son of Peter Mather of Whitrfield, a Warper 1824 Mary Mather 1854 Jane Mather 1820 - 1869 Josiah Mather 49 49 In 1851, Josiah (31) was with his parents Joseph and Jane and siblings at Upholland.

8 June 1854, Josiah, a weaver, married Margaret Greenall at Stand, both living at Chapel Field. He later recorded the MMN as Greenhough for his children's births.

In 1861, Josiah & Margaret (41 & 40) were at Pilkington with daughters Jane and Alice (6 & 1, born Pilkington) and Ann, George and John Lowe (step-children)
1821 Margaret Greenall 1865 Mark Mather 1869 Robert Mather 1872 Samuel Mather 1835 - 1842 Fanny Mather 6 6 1838 Sarah Mather 1822 - 1894 Eliza Morris 72 72 Eliza of Middleton, daughter of Samuel Morris, a weaver. 1843 Hannah Mather In 1871, Alfred and Hannah Blakeley (both 28) were at Rainsoup, Salford with Alice, Mary and James (4, 2 & 1) 1846 Mary Mather 1850 Alice Mather ~1825 Ralph Briggs 1809 - 1871 Samuel Mather 61 61 In 1853, Samuel was a weaver at Half Acre when Esther was baptised. 1808 - 1867 Charlotte Jones 58 58 Charlotte Eckersall - Daughter of James Jones & Betty Eckersall 1833 Thomas Mather 1841 John Mather 1844 Samuel Mather 1846 Richard Mather 1838 - <1851 James Mather 13 13 1853 Esther Mather 1791 Esther Barlow Esther Mather married Pickstones  1812 James Mather 1815 Margaret Mather 1811 - 1854 John Mather 43 43 John, son of James and Mary of Whitefield, was born 31 Jan 1811.

17 Aug 1834, John Mather married Lucy Hilton at Prestwich St Mary.  Note: There is also a John Mather and Lucy Vickers, married Manchester Nov 1841.

In 1841, John and Lucy (both 30) were with John's father James (67) at Cookstal Fold (by Whitefield) with Lewis (7), Mary (5), Sally (3) and Alice (1).

In 1848, when John was baptised the family were living in Elton, near Bury.

In 1851, John and Lucy (both 40) were at Whitefield with 7 children.  Alice was away and Rachel had died.
1811 - 1880 Lucy Hilton 69 69 Lucy, daughter of Andrew and Sarah Hilton of Whitefield 1844 - 1845 Rachel Mather 1 1 1842 Wilson Mather 1840 Alice Mather 27 Dec 1886, Alice Mather, daughter of John, married James Alfred Mee at Stand. 1837 Sally Mather 1835 Mary Mather 1846 James Mather 1848 John Mather 1850 Elizabeth Mather 1855 Thomas Mather 1833 - 1899 Lewis Hilton (Mather) 65 65 1788 - 1826 Mary Walker 38 38 Jan 1826, Mary, wife of James Mather died aged 38 at Whitefield and was buried at Prestwich. 1838 - <1841 Eliza Mather 3 3 Twins Eliza and Jane are indexed as MMN = FITTON on Lanc-BMD, and likewise ALICE in 1838 (who was with the family in 1841).  It appears that the mothers name was HILTON, but probably difficult to read. 1838 - <1841 Jane Mather 3 3 Twins Eliza and Jane are indexed as MMN = FITTON on Lanc-BMD, and likewise ALICE in 1838 (who was with the family in 1841).  It appears that the mothers name was HILTON, but probably difficult to read. 1773 - 1849 James Madther 76 76 James Mather was married to a Mary born 1788.  The marriage to Mary Evans at Prestwich probably too early as Mary would only be 16 (and James 31).  It is more likely James married Mary Walker in 1807.

15 Oct 1807, James Mather married Mary Walker, both of Whitefields at Prestwich.

In 1808 they had a daugher Betty.

In 1811, John Mather was born at Whitefield and baptised at Prestwich.

This cannot be the James Mather and Mary Evans family from Bury, as they had a son James born 1 Aug 1811.
William Mather Jane Barlow 1801 Peter Mather In Jan 1837 Peter Mather married Sarah Goodwin.  Charles(?) Mather was witness.

In 1841, Peter and Sally (40 & 30) were at Hollings, Pilkington with 6 children.  This may be two families - TBC
1811 Sarah Goodwin In 1855 James Mather from Glossop son of Peter Mather a Grocer married Fanny Cross at Bury..

In 1871, Sally Mather (60, born Whitefield) was in Glossop with her son James (49) and granddaughter Sarah (13). James must have been a step-son.
1804 - 1858 John Mather 53 53 There's a John (24 a miller), Ellen (26) and Hannah (6 months) sailed to New York in 1841 on the Stephen Whitney. THIS IS ANOTHER JOHN!

In 1841, John and Ann (36 & 32) were at Barlows Buildings, Regent Road, Manchester with Ellen (15), Richard (11), James (6) and Hannah (6 mo).

In 1851 John and Ann (49 & 43) were at Barlows Buildings, Regent Road, Manchester with 6 children.
1850 - 1850 Samuel James Mather 7m 7m 1851 Ellis Mather 1870 Rachel Mather 6 May 1891, Charles Jackson (22) a Lengthener from Stand, son of Bold Jackson, a Labourer, married Rachel Mather (20) from Stand, daughter of John Mather, Weaver at All Saints, Stand, Lancashire.
1819 - 1899 Sarah Ogden 79 79 28 Oct 1849, Sarah Ogden, daughtger of Thomas Ogden  a cordwainer and Ann of Prestwich married William Mather.

Sarah is buried with Richard and her parents at Whitefield..
Samuel Mather Ogden 1855 - 1924 Ellis Mather 69 69 Unconfirmed son 1828 - 1905 John Mather 77 77 8 Feb 1854, John Mather, a Warper of Whitfield, son of  James Chadwick Mather, Innkeeper married Margaret Ann Seal (20) of Goats Gate, daughter of Samuel Seal, a Block Printer.

In 1901, John (73, born Wigan) was living with his daughters Sarah Ann, and Margaret A, both School teachers.
1835 - <1871 Margaret Ann Seal 36 36 1855 Sarah Ann Mather A spinster in 1908 when Sarah Delemer died. 1856 Charlton Mather 1858 Alice Mather 1860 - 1909 James Chadwick Mather 49 49 It may be this James Chadwick Mather of Taunton, Massachusetts, USA who died 3 Aug 1909 at Foxbrough, Massachusetts.  He left ┬ú109 17s 2s to Eva Mather spinster (possibly his daughter). 1862 - 1921 Elizabeth Mather 59 59 In 1921, Elizabeth died.  Elizabeth's Aunt Sarah of Broomfield left her estate to Sarah Ann Mather, and so did Elizabeth.  Maybe the two sisters wee living together. 1864 Alexis Delemer Mather 1866 Ellen (Margaret A) Mather Birth registered as Ellen, and then known as Margaret A 1834 - 1895 James Chadwick Mather 61 61 James Chadwick Mather was the son of James Mather 1836 Sarah Dickinson 1867 Amy Mather 1865 Amelia Mather 1868 Chadwick Mather 1870 Rose Mather 28 Apr 1897, Rose Mather (26) of Ellesmere Park, Eccles, daughter of James Chadwick Mather (deceased) married Frank Bennett Cunningham (30), a Solicitor of 35 Marshal Place, Chatham Hill at St Mary the Virgin, Eccles.

1858 Elizabeth Ann Mather 2 Sep 1880, Elizabeth Anne Mather (22) of East Villa Eccles daughter of James Chadwick Mather, a Gentleman married Abner Hassall (27), a Salt Merchant of 94 Mill St., Manchester at  St Mary the Virgin, Eccles. 1860 Sarah Charlton Mather 1863 Francis Mather 1857 James Mather 1803 - 1863 James Chadwick Mather 60 60 James was the son of Francis Mather (1764-1841) and Elizabeth Chadwick (1766-1826), married 24 Aug 1786 at Bury. He had an older brother Francis Mather (1792-1858).

22  Feb 1825 James married Sarah Charlton at Wigan.  (Sarah was born at Chowbent, so Wigan was her parish church)
1804 - 1890 Sarah Charlton 86 86 1839 - 1841 Thomas Charlton Mather 1 1 1825 - 1872 Ann Mather 46 46 1829 - 1907 Sarah Mather 78 78 1837 - 1921 Elizabeth Mather 84 84 1832 - 1902 Francis Mather 70 70 Francis (9) was at Holland Bank Grove, Oswaldtwistle with many other boys, so possibly a boys school.

In 1854, Francis and Rachel were living at Elm Cottage, Stand.

In 1871, Francis and Rachel (39 & 40) were with Emma (14), Francis (10), Arthur (6) and Thomas (4) were at Stand. Francis was a Cottom Manufacturer employing 88 people.
~1830 Charles (Desire) Henri Ferninand Alexis Delemere 10 Nov 1852, Charles H D F A Delemer, son of Alexir Delemer, a Merchant married Sarah Mather 1823 Nancy Redford Nancy was the daughter of John Redford. 1844 Betty (Kitty) Mather In 1861 "Kitty" was wikth her mother and two brothers at Half Acre

23 Apr 1866, Thomas Crook (21), Millwright of Prestwich married Betty Mather (21) of Half Acre, daughter of Joseph Mather a weaver at St Mary Prestwich.
1848 Joseph Mather In  1861, Joseph (12) was with his mother and siblings at Half Acre.

2 Jan 1869, Joseph Mather (20), Book Keeper or Rooden Lane, Prestwich, son of Joseph Mather a weaver married Mary Smith (21) of Rooden Lane, daughter of John Smith a tailor at St Mary's, Oldham.

In 1871 Joseph and Mary (22 & 23) were at 21 Half Acre, Pilkington with Emily (2), Francis (9mo) and his mother Nancy (48)
1850 - 1868 Francis Mather 17 17 1853 Sarah Mather 1854 Elizabeth Mather 1830 - 1908 Rachel Whitworth Mills 77 77 Rachel was the daughter of James and Mary Mills, Grocers at Dunkirk (by Whitefield), Piklington. 1854 - 1854 Elizabeth Mather 3m 3m 1856 Emma Mather 1859 Betsy Mather 1861 Francis Mather 1862 William Mather 1764 - 1841 Francis Mather 77 77 14 Sep 1786, Francis Mather and Elizabeth Chadwick married at St Mary's, Bury

Between 1786 and 1805 they lived at Redvales, South Bury (when the first 10 children were baptised).

By 1807 they had moved to Whitefield which is where their last daughter Esther was born.

Francis died in 1841

When daughter Esther married in 1842, her father was a Draper (and his son Frances was also a draper).
1766 - 1826 Elizabeth Chadwick 60 60 1792 - 1858 Francis Mather 66 66 11 Dec 1814, Francis Mather married Margaret Horocks at Bury St Mary.

From 1815 to 1818, Francis was a Bookkeeper at Redvales, South Bury.

In 1820, when Martha was baptised, Francis was a Woolen Manufacturer. By 1823 he had become a draper.

In 1842, Esther, daughter of Francis Mather a draper married Thomas Ashworth.  Was Esther = Martha?

In 1851, Francis (59) a retired draper and Margaret (62) were at Stand, Pilkington with daughter Elizabeth (34) visiting. They also had a servant.
1805 Hannah Mather 29 Apr 1821, Hannah Mather marrried John Taylor (or Possibly Richard Davenport or Thomas Flitcroft, earlier at Bolton). 1864 Arthur Mather 1865 Thomas Mather 1869 Sarah Mather ~1830 John Mather 31 Jan 1853, John Mather (weaver) son of William Mather (a Beamer) married Mary Harper, daughter of Jeremiah Harper a Millwright at All Saints, Stand.  Both were living at Chapel Field. 1828 Mary Harper 31 Jan 1853, John Mather (weaver) son of William Mather (a Beamer) married Mary Harper, daughter of Jeremiah Harper (a Mill-wright) at All Saints, Stand 1854 Eliza Mather ~1800 John Mather ~1800 Lucy Vickers 1801 John Diggle John, Inn Keeper, son of William Diggle, a police officer.  There are two John Diggles publicans, and it is likely the DOB and 1841 census may be for the other.

9 Jan 1820, John Diggle married Mary Turner at Rochdale.

In June 1841, John and Mary Diggle (40 & 50) were publicans at Burnsel Head near Royton, Middleton. Their son John (21) was a shoemaker.

24 Dec 1848, John  Diggles, Inn Keeper of Queens Street, Salford, son of William a police officer married Sarah Thomas, daughter of John Mather, a weaver at Salford.

In 1851, John Diggle (57), publican and wife Martha (51) were at Thornham with 5 lodgers, all brick makers. This is another John Diggle (b.1799), publican, son of Jonathan who married Martha Hilton in 1849 at Prestwich.
~1800 Sarah Mather Sarah, daughter of John Mather, weaver <male> Thomas 1791 Mary Turner 1836 Kay Hilton 1788 Margaret Horrocks 1817 Elizabeth Mather 20 April 1842, Elizabeth Mather of Prestwich, daughter of Francis Mather a Draper married Joseph Hayton, a Banker's Clerk of Bury ~1817 Joseph Hayton 1815 Mary Horrocks Mather 1818 Samuel Horrocks Mather In 1847 Samuel Horrocks Mather (James Horrocks Mather on Lanc-OPC index) was witness to Mary Horrocks Mather's marriage to Edmund Hope. 1820 Martha Mather 1823 Margaret Mather 12 Aug 1850, Margaret Mather (27), daughter of Francis Mather a gentleman married Robert Crossland of Prestwich, a solicitor at Prestwich St Mary (by licence). 1825 Ann Mather 1826 - 1827 John Mather 11m 11m 1798 - 1801 Hannah Mather 2 2 1801 Sally Mather 3 Jan 1832, Sally Mather married Thomas Hadfield at Manchester by Banns. 1786 - 1787 John Mather 10m 10m 1788 - 1788 Richard Mather 27d 27d 1789 - 1804 John Mather 15 15 1796 Mary Mather 1807 Esther Mather Esther had an illegitimate daughter Jane when she was 20.  It wasnt until Jane had grown up that Esther married Thomas Ashworth in 1842 when she was 35. Thomas Ashworth ~1815 Edmund Hope 1826 Thomas Briggs 1857 Elizabeth Ann Briggs 1858 Mark Briggs 1813 Rovert Crossland 1794 - 1870 Betty Street 76 76 In 1848, husband Michael Mather died.

In 1851, Betty (56) was at Simister Lane, Little Heaton with 8 children and 4 grandchildren.
1822 Michael Mather 1815 - 1868 Ann Mather 53 53 In 1861, Ann Mather (46) was still with her mother Betty.

Ann died in 1868, aged 53
1816 Thomas Mather In 1861, Thomas (44) was still with his mother Betty

19 July 1866 Thomas Mather (50) married Esther Hulme (60)
1831 Alice Mather 1831 Betty Mather 1833 John Mather 1836 Charles Mather 11 Nov 1860, Charles Mather, labourer, son of Michael Mather married Hannah Heywood at St. John's, Manchester.  Both were living at Blackley.

In 1881, Charles (45) was a widower with Mary H (19), Eliza (15), Charles (11), Tom (10) and Joseph (6).
1836 Mary Mather 1830 Wright Redford 1828 Stanley Fitton 1806 Esther Hulme 1825 Jane Richardson 1837 Hannah Heywood 11 Nov 1860, Hannah Heywood, daughter of Joseph married Charles Mather at Manchester, St John. 1869 Charles Jackson 6 May 1891, Charles Jackson (22) a Lengthener from Stand, son of Bold Jackson, a Labourer, married Rachel Mather (20) from Stand, daughter of John Mather, Weaver at All Saints, Stand, Lancashire. Witnesses were John Jackson and Margaret Annie Jackson
1853 Eliza Mather 1823 - 1900 William Mather 77 77 28 Oct 1848, William Mather a labourer of Prestwich son of Thomas Mather (1799-1872) of Tabley, Cheshire married Sarah Ogden at St Mary's, Oldham

In 1861, William and Sarah (38 & 42) were at Broughton (Near Salford) with Eliza (8) and Ellis (6)
1823 - 1903 Mary Ann Pickstones 80 80 Mary Ann was the daughter of William Redford.

11 Apr 1841, Mary Ann Redford, daughter of William Redford married Richard Pickston at Middleton, St Leonard.

15 Apr 1852 Mary Ann Pickstone of Half Acre, South Bury (widow) married Robert Mather (widower) at All Saints, Stand.

In 1853 & 1854 they had daughters Sarah and Elizabeth.

1852 Abner Hassall 1875 Blanche Mather 20 May 1903, Blanche Mather (27) of Sandwich Rd., Ellesmere Park, Eccles, daughter of James Chadwick Mather, Gentleman (deceased) married Percy Kendall (30), a traveller of Carholme, Ellesmere Park, Eccles at St Mary the Virgin, Eccles. 1855 Robert Bennett Langton 1868 Hannah Smethurst 1867 Frank Bennett Cunningham 1873 Percy Kendall 1808 Betty Mather 1844 Thomas Crook 23 Apr 1866, Thomas Crook (21), Millwright of Prestwich married Betty Mather (21) of Half Acre, daughter of Joseph Mather a weaver. 1848 Mary Smith 2 Jan 1869, Joseph Mather (20), Book Keeper or Rooden Lane, Prestwich, son of Joseph Mather a weaver married Mary Smith (21) of Rooden Lane, daughter of John Smith a Tailor at St Mary's, Oldham. 1869 Emily Mather 1870 Francis Mather 1822 James Mather 31 Jan 1855, James Mather (33) a Machine Printer from Glossop son of Peter Mather a Grocer married Fanny Cross (32) from Bury, daughter of James Cross, Farmer at St Mary the Virgin, Bury.
1823 Fanny Cross 31 Jan 1855, James Mather (33) a Machine Printer from Glossop son of Peter Mather a Grocer married Fanny Cross (32) from Bury, daughter of James Cross, Farmer at St Mary the Virgin, Bury.
1843 Alfred Blakeley James Walker ~1775 Thomas Mather 15 Sep 1795, Thomas Mather and Ann Ingham, both of Whitefield in this Parish of Prestwich were married. ~1775 Ann Ingham 1800 Thomas Mather 1795 James Mather 1798 - 1800 Richard Mather 1 1 1803 Ann Mather Ann is probably the daughter of Thomas Mather and Ann Hay (or Ann Kay), married 16 Jan 1803 at Bolton St Peter ~1794 - 1794 Robert Mather ~1730 - 1769 Elizabeth Robinson 39 39 14 April 1751, Elizabeth Robinson married Thomas Mather a cordwainer.  They only appear to have had one child, Nathaniel, who died young.

Betty, wife of Thomas died in 1769 and was buried at St Ann's, Manchester. There is no evidence of any of their children or Thomas Mather being buried here.
1753 - 1757 Nathaniel Mather 4 4 1753 Mary Mather 6 Aug 1776, James Lees and Mary Mather, both of Whitefield in the parish of Prestwich were married at St Mary the Virgin, Prestwich. ~1755 James Lees 6 Aug 1776, James Lees and Mary Mather, both of Whitefield in the parish of Prestwich were married at St Mary the Virgin, Prestwich. 1827 Jane Mather Jane is the illegitimate daughter of Esther Mather of Whitefield, spinster by Thomas Rylance Thomas Rylance 1834 Esther Mather (Allen) In 1841, Esther (8) was living at Half Acre with Jesse and Hannah (both 49) and family.  She is the same age as Arron, so may be his twin sister, but may also be adopted as a daughter of Thomas, not Jesse.

In 1851, Esther Mather was not with Jesse and Hannah and family.  Esther "Allen" (17) was with her parents Thomas and Alice Allen at Stand, neighbours of Joseph and Nancy Mather.

1 June 1856 Esther Mather a weaver at Half Acre, Whitefiled, daughter of Thomas Mather a gardener married Edmund Berry.
1830 Edmund Berry In 1841, Edmund (11) was with his parents James and Grace at Pilkington.

1 June 1856 Edmund Berry, a weaver from Lane Ends, son of James Berry a labourer married Esther Mather from Half Acre at All Saints, Stand.

In 1861, James and Esther Berry (31 & 27) were living at Half Acre with daughter Alice A (2) and Betty Allen (Lodger, 17)

In 1871, Edmund and Esther (42 & 37) were at 116 Bury Old Road, Pilkington with Allice Ann (12), Ellen (6) and Grace (2)
1859 Alice Ann Berry In 1861, Alice Ann Berry was aged 2 at Whitefield 1864 Ellen Berry 1869 Grace Mather 1812 Thomas Allen In 1851, Thomas and Alice (39 & 37) were at Stand with Esther (17), Jesse (9), Betty (7) and Ellen (6) 1814 Alice Mather Alice is the daughter of Jesse Mather, a weaver. 1841 Jesse Allen 1843 Betty Allen 1845 Ellen Allen 1853 Hannah Allen 1866 Ellen Partington John Taylor (TBC)
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