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Family Subtree Diagram : Mather, Matthias

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. ? Thomas (35, bookkeeper, not from Lancashire) and Martha (25) in Victoria Place, Little Bolton in 1841. In Kirkstall (near Leeds) in 1849 (when Thomas born) and Headingley in 1851 Martha (48, widow), Helen and Mary in Hulme in 1861 Matthias was born in Wigan, yet baptised at Bolton Betsy and Matthias both died in Newton-le-Willows Iron Moulder in Derby Street. In 1841, there was also John (65) and George Mather (25) living in Derby street. Lives with: Mathias, Marcella and their daughter (or rather Joseph's/Josiah's? niece) Annie S are staying with Matthias's brother Joseph and Amelia in their Hotel at North Meols in 1851. Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child 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 Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child 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 Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent 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 Biological Child Parent Parent Parent Parent Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Biological Child Marriage (thirteen children) 25 Mar 1799 (Bradford) No more children Marriage (four children) 31 Dec 1824 (Deane) No more children Marriage (four children) 29 Aug 1837 (Bolton) Marriage 1844 (Bolton) No more children Marriage (seven children) 1-May-1847 (L'pool). Abode: Ormskirk & Little Bolton +Possibly more children Marriage (three children) 31 Aug 1826 (Deane) Marriage (four children) 14 Sep 1830 (Wigan) Abode: Bolton Marriage (eight children) 1811 (Liverpool) Marriage (two children) 1857 (Bolton) Marriage (two children) 1837 (Leigh) No more children Marriage (two children) 1870 Marriage (four children) 15-Jun-1834 (Croston) Widowed (three children) 18-Sep-1823 (Chorley) No more children Marriage (seven children) 6 Jun 1821 (Bolton, Iron Moulders) No more children Marriage 5 Jul 1835 (Bury) No more children Marriage (three children) 1855 (Meols) +Possibly more children Marriage (three children) 25 Dec 1825 (Bolton) No more children Marriage (nine children) 1856 (Preston RO) No more children Widowed (a child) 23 Jul 1845 No more children Widowed 25 Oct 1849 Marriage 1937 Marriage (three children) 1912 Marriage (two children) Q1 1889 (Preston) No more children Marriage 7 Mar 1918 XTo be completed Marriage (four children) 1856 (East Bolton) +Possibly more children Lives with: Sisters Rachel and Caroline (F.S., aged about 20), were living together at St George’s Terrace, Little Bolton in 1841. Representative of: Thomas Mather and Thomas Walmsley were executors of Matthias's will of 1840 (he died 1939) Associate with: Partners in Chemist shop: Work with: Both Irom Moulders and may have worked together.  Samuel may be son of Samuel Mather from Seacroft, Leeds and nephew of Matthias.
Matthias also had a son Samuel born 1800 who came to Bolton. Lives with: in 1851, Annie S (Niece, aged 7) was living with her uncle Josiah and aunt Amelia at a Lord Street, North Meols.
She was listed under Matthias and Marcelle, so possibly adopted by them Representative of: In 1830, Sophia was witness to Josiah's marriage at Wigan to Amelia Vicars Lives with: In 1871, Mary Jane Fisher (2, Cousin) was in Birkdale with her cousin Robert V Mather Lives with: In 1841, Edwin was living with his brother Josiah. Named After Know each other: Possible Brothers
Both lived at Spring Gardens in the 1830s and 1840s, but not at the same time. ~1776 - ~1833 Mary Priestley 57 57 Marriage records of Edwin and Rachel (Lancashire OPC project) suggest Matthias’s wife was Mary Priestely.
It shows that both Edwin and Caroline share the names “Priestley” as a middle name.  This would most probably be their mother’s maiden name.  If Matthias is from Bradford, then Mary is proably also from there.

There is also a Mather family from Whitkirk near Leeds that had a Matthias baptised in 1780
1814 - 1874 Sophia Mather 60 60 Lived in Derby St, Great Bolton.

In 1830, Sophia was witness to Josiah's marriage at Wigan to Amelia Vicars

The Bolton Chronical (2 Sep 1837) reported Sophia's marriage:  On the 29th ult., at the Parish Church. Mr Thomas Walmsley, iron-monger, Deansgate, to Sophia, third daughter of Mr Matthias Mather, all of this town.
1827 Eliza Mather Eliza Mather was not on the Lancashire 1841 census

In 1850, Elizabeth Jane Mather, daughter of Matthias, married Samuel G Brookes at Manchester St Mary (tbc).
1816 - <1861 Edwin Priestley Mather 45 45 Edwin Priestely Mather was a "Druggist, Grocers and Seedsmen" at Bolton-le-Moors in partnership with Samuel Parnell. The "Mather & Parnell" partnership was dissolved 24-Feb-1837.  Edwin married Ann Rich later that year.

In Dec 1839, the partnership between Matthias Mather and Edwin Preistley Mather, under the firm of MATHER & SON of Great Bolton, as Chemists, Drugists and Grocers was dissolved by mutal concent.  Dated 11th but reported on the 21st, about 4 days after Mathias died.  Edwin probably then continued the business alone.

In 1841, Edwin P Mather was living with his brother Josiah and Amelia in Blackburn Street, Bolton (West).
1827 - 1896 Mary Mather 69 69 1825 Richard Mather Richard married Anna (as shown on grave record)

23 July 1845, Richard Mather married Mary Ann Newman at the Collegiate Church, Wolverhampton.  They lived at Derby Street, Bolton, ans later, also at Dukinfield and Wigan and Southport and Farnworth.  They divorced 1873 after Richard threw his boots at his wife, and on another occasion hit her with a four pound loaf of bread and gave her a black eye, and threw a plate or porrage and other offences to his wife and daughter. He left for for another woman, Emily Henry. See divorce papers.
1805 - 1866 Matthias (Mathew) Mather 61 61 There's a marriage of Matthias (Widowed) to Ann Ironfield in 1835, but this must be another as Marcella was still alive, living in North Meols, Lancashire in 1861

In 1820, Mathias Mather and Mathias Mather jnr, both moulders, are listed at Derby Sreet, Bolton (in the Bolton Trade Directory).

In 1831, Mathias Mather (20) was at Howell Croft.

In 1841, Matthias & Marcella (both 30) were at Derby Street, with Richard (15), Mary (13) and Mathias (10)

In 1846 Matthias had the George Inn, Great Bolton (where an inquest was held). He was described as a publican when  Mary married in 1847

In 1851, Matthias and Marcells Mather (both 45), a landed proprietor, were living with his brother Josiah and Amelia, a Hotel Keeper, in North Meols.

n 1863 Matthias was renting a house at 11 Bold Street, Oldham leasehold for 99 years.  This may be another!  In 1868 he is also recorded as leasing a house in Preston.
1805 - 1871 Marcella Honeyford 66 66 1810 Josiah (Joseph) Mather In 1830, Josiah of Wigan married Amelia Vickers of Bolton by licence at Wigan Parish Church.

In 1841, Josiah and Amelia (both 30) were living on Blackburn Street with Mary Ann V (8) and Robert V (8 mo).  His brother Edwin P Mather (25) was with them.
1808 Ellen Mather 1812 - ~1814 Rachel Mather 2 2 1804 - 1864 George Mather 60 60 In 1841, George (35) was a tailor at Back Hotel Street, East Bolton living with Thomas and Ann Dobosn (70 & 65), also a tailor.

George was a Tailor in Little Bolton when he married 30 Oct  1844.

In 1851, George and Mary (46 & 47), tailor, were in Bolton with no children.

In 1861, George and Mary (54 & 55), tailor, were at 7 Marklands Buildings, E Bolton with no children.
1830 - 1833 Emma Mather 3 3 May have died as child (as not found in other records) 1812 - 1890 Thomas Walmsley 78 78 The Bolton Chronical (2 Sep 1837) reported Thomas's marriage:  On the 29th ult., at the Parish Church. Mr Thomas Wlmsley, iron-monger, Deansgate, to Sophia, third daughter of Mr Matthias Mather, all of this town. 1804 Mary Allen Mary's father was Kay Allen, a school master. 1821 - 1897 Richard Walmsley 76 76 1841 Thomas Mather Walmsley 1841 - 1843 Mary Walmsley 2 2 1843 - 1928 Richard Walmsley 85 85 1845 - 1897 Sophia Walmsley 52 52 1811 Thomas Stones 1809 - 1873 Amelia Vicars 64 64 1832 Mary Ann Vickers Mather 1840 - 1914 Robert Vicars Mather 74 74 In 1871, Robert a Licensed Victualler and Margaret (30 & 21), and just married in 1870 were at North Meols, Southport with 8 servants.

Robert and familyh are buried is a large tomb-like grave at Duke Street Cemetery, Southport (plot E).
1845 Eliza Jane Mather 1782 - 1864 Richard Walmsley 82 82 Richard was Blacksmith of Aughton, Ormskirk from 1815 to 1828 (according to several christening records). 

In 1835 (aged 53) he was recorded as a Yeoman (on Alices baptism record).

Richard was a farmer in 1837 when Thomas was married.  
1790 - 1857 Martha Forshaw 67 67 1824 - 1908 Martha Walmsley 84 84 1819 Elizabeth Walmsley 1816 James Walmsley 1815 Mary Walmsley 1833 - 1910 James Fisher 77 77 1858 Mary Jane Fisher In 1871, Mary Jane Fisher (2, Cousin) was in Birkdale with her cousin Robert V Mather 1860 - 1920 Thomas Fisher 60 60 1845 Martha Walmsley 1847 Edwin Walmsley 1849 Frederick (Fredric) Walmsley 1850 Mary Emma Walmsley 1855 - 1914 Caroline Alice Walmsley 59 59 1860 Thomas Walmsley 1858 Sophia Walmsley 1828 Stephen Walmsley 1835 Alice Walmsley 1829 - 1879 Matthias Mather 50 50 Aged 10 with parents in 1841

In 1861, Matthias (31, born Bolton) was married to Elizabeth with two daughters and cousin Mary Caldwell (56) and living in Preston

In 1856, Matthias married Elizabeth Brown at Preston RO.
1843 Annie Sophia Mather 1827 Mathias Stones 1828 Alice Stones 1840 Alfred Stones 1834 - 1838 Robert Vickers Mather 4 4 1817 Ann Rich Bride's (i.e. Ann's) Father: William Rich, Joiner & Builder

In 1851, Ann Mather (30) was a barmaid at the Railway Inn, Westleigh. With her was her sister Mary Rich (27) and daughter Mart (10), all born Wighan.

In 1861, Ann was a Widow, a boarding school proprietor with her daughters assistant and teacher.
1849 Margaret Emily Seeley Uses her middle name Emily in 1901 census 1877 Ethel Mather 1879 Robert Shelly Mather 1841 Mary Elizabeth Mather 1820 - 1902 Caroline Priestley Mather 82 82 In 1841, after their father died, sisters Rachel and Caroline Mather (aged about 20), were working together as F.S. at St George’s Terrace, Little Bolton for Thomas and Sophia Walmsley. 1818 - 1895 Rachel Mather 77 77 In 1841, after their father died, sisters Rachel and Caroline Mather (aged about 20), were working together as F.S. at St George’s Terrace, Little Bolton for Thomas and Sophia Walmsley.

Rachel had 7 children: Their first, Matha was born in Liverpool in 1845.  The family then moved to Ormskirk where Edwin, Frederick, Mary Emma, and Caroline were born, before returning to Bolton in about 1857.  They then had Sophia (1859) and Thomas (1861).
1792 - 1847 Samuel Mather 55 55 Samuel was an Iron Moulder, but not from Lancashire (possibly Stalybridge, Cheshire where Maryanna lived). His son Thomas married in Warrington in 1836.

Samuel (45) was an Iron Moulder in 1841, at Dawes Street, East Bolton with son Ralph (15) and George (12).  Hannah (assumed mother), a dress mamker, was also present, aged 60.

Ellen died in 1841.  In 1842, Samuel Mather, Widower, son of Thomas, was at York Street and Phebe Williams, Widow at Princess Street, North Manchester when they married at Manchester Cathederal, and then moved to L.B. 



1780 - 1839 Matthias Mather 59 59 Mathias Mather was an important and sucessful person, listed at Howell Croft, Bolton in the 1818 Bolton Directory and 1821 directory.

Mathias Mather, Iron Mouilder is listed at 3 Derby Street in the Lancashire Gazetteer of 1824

In Dec 1839, the partnership between Matthias Mather and Edwin Preistley Mather, under the firm of MATHER & SON of Great Bolton, as Chemists, Drugists and Grocers was dissolved by mutal concent.  Dated 11th but reported on the 21st, about 4 days after Mathias Mather died.

Mathias Mather and Mathias Mather jnr, both moulders, are listed at Derby St, Bolton in the 1820 Bolton Directory, and Mathias jnr (aged 30) is still there in the 1841 census.

He died in East Bolton in 1839, leaving an estate worth about £3,000
1803 - <1861 Thomas Mather 58 58 Thomas Mather is not from Lancashire. Because he is Yorkshire, lived in Bolton where wife Martha was from, and had a son Matthias, and born where there is a gap in the births, I suspect Thomas is a son of Matthias Mather og Bradford, but UNCONFIRMED.

In 1823, a Manufacturer when he married Mary Ann Sansom, and had their children baptised (all at Chorley).

In 1841, living at Victoria Place, aged 35, Bookkeeper

In 1851 Thomas (48) was a Clerk at Iron foundry (Headingley)
Born: Low Moor, Yorkshire, with wife Martha (38) from Bolton.
1813 Martha Challinor Aged 48 in 1861, born Bolton, widow, living at Hulme with daughters Helen (25) and Mary A (19)

Marriage recorded as Chalinor, but signed Challinor.  Witnesses were Margaret and Edward Challinor.  "Croston" only appears on the marriage record.  All other records show Bolton as place of birth.
1829 - 1842 Thomas Mather 13 13 Thomas may have died young (but after 1841), as another Thomas was born 1849 1830 Henry Mather Henry was baptised three days before his mother was buried. 1836 Helen Mather 1861: Living at Hulme, aged 25, with mother and sister Mary A (19) 1842 Mary Ann Mather 1849 Thomas Mather 1804 - 1830 Mary Ann Sansom 26 26 Mary's father was William Sansom 1825 - 1825 Thomas Mather 1m 1m Thomas only lived 3 weeks. ~1800 - 1863 Betsey Green 63 63 Matthias and Betsy, both died at Newton-le-Willows in 1863 (but no death age to confirm). 1823 - 1867 Matthias Mather 44 44 In 1851, Matthias, aged 27 was married to Sarah and living at Barton upon Irwell

Matthias of Salford, Iron Moulder, died 7 Oct 1867. His brother Samuel and son Samuel were executors.

1826 Joseph Mather 1827 Mary Mather 1830 Thomas Green Mather 1832 Samuel Mather Samuel was of 37 Middlewood Street, Salford, execurot of his brother Matthias' Will of 1867. 1834 William Mather Another MATHER + KAY family !

William and Betsy Kay marriad at Bolton, and their first children wee born Bolton (Darcy Lever - tbc).  By 1860 whet were at Manchester where Alice and Ann were born.
1836 - 1860 Charles Mather 23 23 1838 - 1838 Matthias Mather 1800 - 1877 Samuel Mather 77 77 Samuel born 1800 was the son of Matthias Mather of Wibsey, Iron Moulder.

Samue Matherl, moulder, was at Spring Gardens in 1818 (trade directory).  His father Mathias Mather (also a moulder) was at Spring Gardens on the 1811 census. and at 2 Howell Croft in 1814.

Samuel Mather, Moulder, was at Spring Gardens in the 1818 and 1829 Bolton directories.

In 1851, Samuel (51, Married, born Yorkshire), Iron Moulder was a lodger at 18 Lever Street, Little Bolton (with Ann Hyde, aged 60 and others).

1788 - 1858 Ann Ironfield 70 70 Ann married Matthias Mather in 1835 and their mariage lasted four years until Matthias died in Dec 1839.

In 1841, Ann and Matthias's children are missing.  In 1841, Ann may have married William Mather (Deane) or David Simpson (Manchester Cathederal).
1834 - 1868 Ralph Holding 34 34 Ralph is the son of Richard and Sarah Holding from Whittle le Woods, Lancashire.

In 1855, Ralph married Sarah Ann V Mather at North Meols St Cuthbert.

In 1861, Rahph and Mary A V Holding (28 & 28) are at North Meols with Amelia (4), Frederick (2), Josiah (11 mo)

In 1881, son and daughter Richard H and Gertuude Holding (13 & 15) were with their uncle Robert V Mather at Ormskirk

Ralph, Bank Manager of Southport died Feb 1868.
1857 Amelia A Holding 1859 Frederick Holding 1860 Josiah A Holding 1804 - 1869 William Fairclough 65 65 William, son of Thomas and Elizabeth (also the names of his first two children)

William Fairclough was a Blacksmith, first at Bolton, and later Horwich.

In 1825, William married Mary Mather sy St Peter's, Bolton.  They named their first two children after William's parents and then Matthias after Mary's father.

In 1841, William (a Blacksmith) and Mary (35 & 30) were at Mawdsley Street, E Bolton with sons Thomas (12) and Matthias (10).

In 1851, William (a Blacksmith) and Mary (47 & 43) were still at Mawdsley Street with unmarried "relatives" Mary Ann Rothwell (38) and Betty Garside (17).  Matthias had joined the army.

In 1861, William and Mary (57 & 53) were at Church Street, Horwich.

Wife Mary died at Horwice in 1863.  William, now alone,  must have returned to Chorley which is were a death is registered in 1869, aged 65.
1807 - 1863 Mary Mather 56 56 Originaly thought to have married Robert Walsh, now believed to have married William Fairclough, and named their second son Matthias after Mary's brother and father.  Mary is from an Iron Mouder family, so its fitting she married a Blacksmith.

In 1841, William (a Blacksmith) and Mary (35 & 30) were at Mawdsley Street, E Bolton with sons Thomas (12) and Matthias (10).

In 1844, their son Thomas died, and sometime after that their remaining son Matthias Fairclough left home to join the army (as a private foot-soldier).

In 1851, they had Sarah Longfield (unmarried, 22) with them from Newcastle.  Also two "relatives" Mary Ann Rothwell (38) and Bessy Garside (17), both from Bolton.
1826 Elizabeth Fairclough Elizabeth was missing in 1841 1831 Matthias Fairclough In 1851, Matthias Fairclough (19) was a Soldier (Private) at Parkhurst Barracks, Hampshire.
1828 - 1844 Thomas Fairclough 15 15 1836 Elizabeth Brown 1824 Mary Ann Newman 1826 Thomas O'Kell 1847 Emma Newman Mather 1875, Emma married Henry John Birscoe in Liverpool.

In 1901, they lived at Wood Quay, Dublin, Ireland
1856 May Mather 1860 Annie Bateson Mather 1864 Alfred O'Kell Mather 1866 - 1933 Richard Slate Mather 67 67 Head of Print Works 1867 Elizabeth Brown Mather 1868 Emma Mather 1870 Francis Charles Mather 1871 Ada Marcella Mather 1874 Mary Burton Mather 1913 - 2003 Denis Gerard Mather 90 90 Simon Mather's tree 1915 - 1943 Margaret Mary Lynch 28 28 1890 - 1969 Frederick Alfred Mather 79 79 1888 - 1983 Ann Marie Robinson 95 95 1862 - 1935 Fanny Corner 73 73 1892 - 1973 Percy Mather 81 81 1891 - 1963 Beatrice M Farrington 72 72 1916 Winifred Dorothy Mather James Mather 1858 Edward Mather 1837 Betsy Kay 1857 Sarah Ann Mather 1860 Alice Mather 1861 Hannah (Ann) Mather 1804 Joseph Mather In 1833, Joseph married Mary Gullan, and in 1837, their son Joseph's birth is registered with his mother "MARY GULLAN".  However, the two later births record the mother as GUNN.  There was no MATHER+GUNN marriage, only GULLAN.

In Q4 1838, Son Joseph's birth was registered at Bolto with mother recorded as Mary Gullan.

In 1841, Joseph and Mary (35 & 30) were at Spring Gardens, Bolton with son Joseph (3).  Mary was Irish.

In 1851, Joseph (of Wigan) and Mary (45 & 40), were at 8 Supton Street, Bolton with son James, aged 9 (no daughter).

In 1861, Joseph and Mary (both 50) are at 9 Hanover Street, Wigan. Joseph is a Coal Miner born at Aspull.  Mary is a Bonnin Minder from Ireland.  Many of the neighbours are also Irish.  Their son James and Nancy (20 & 19) are with them.  Although so much fits, other records suggest this in noa a mining family.

In 1871, Joseph Mather and Mary (68 & 63) were at 9 Partridge Street, Bolton with their son James, widower (30) and his two children.  Joseph was a brewer.

In 1881, Joseph Mather (77, Wid) was a lodger, recorded as a British Subject, born at Sea.  Is this him?
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