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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. ? Other births of Mather families in Little Bolton 1837-1847 Who did James (son of James & Happy) Mather Marry? Possible marriages (1815-1830) recorded for Deane & Bolton le Moors (St Peters) are :- 21 Jan 1816 Alice Taylor - Christened 12 Jun 1796 at Ridgway Gates, but James only 19 31 Jul 1821 Mary Wood - Bolton (possible d. Mary Ann cr. 25 Jun 1837, Bolton) 02 Jul 1823 Martha Whitaker - 21 Apr 1823 Mary Jacks - Eccles 31 Oct 1825 Ellen Hope - 22 Nov 1826 Catharine Rawsthorn - Married in Deane 07 Apr 1828 Mary Haslam - Bolton 3 Dec 1828 Alice Hartley (b.Chorley) - Bolton 10 Jan 1830 Margaret Banks - James would have been 33, so probably too late in 1841, James+Margaret+5 (Dean), James+Mary+0 (Dean), James+Matty+0 (Salford), James+Alice+3 (Bolton) Our Family James Mather & Alice Mather, Married 9 Sep 1810 62 Mathers in Little Bolton (piece 536, books 1-11) in 1841: Family (John+Ellen) living in Little Bolton in 1841 James & Martha m. 1832 from Breighmet James m. Alice Hartley & Alice Taylor Son of Solomon & Matty from Turton. Samuel of Bury (wife Alice), Fuller Joseph and Wife Martha died in L.B. 4 Children baptised at Dukes Alley James & Ellen had their children bapt. Dukes Alley James & Mary from Edgworth (Crofter) James & Sarah from Rumworth, Deane James son of James & Betty from Turton James & Martha from Entristle, Turton James, a Muslin Manufacturer. Little Bolton Son of John a shop keeper, Martha d. of Wm. a publican James & Isobel James Married Betty Knowles Mather is a common name here. There are 34 baptisms in Leigh between 1590-1610 14cM DNA Match to MATHER of Little Bolton All John & Elizabeth's children baprised at Walmsley , Christ Church Mary Ann Mather married at Deane and lived in Little Bolton, but originated from Hindley, near Wigan Robert Knowles was from Darwen. There is a strong DNA match (but another) with the daughter Elizabeth Knowles of Blackburn (see Draine Tree) UNCONFIRMED: Sarah and Mary Ann may be sisters, both from Halliwell when married, daughters of John Mather Weaver. Samuel Mather, b. Bolton, Silk Designer Eliza Mather, Illigitimate daughter of Nancy Mather of Great Bolton, living in Little Bolton when married. Probably the Nancy, daughter of Solomon, b.1803 who married Samuel Kay in 1829. However, no DNA to confirm. Betsey Mather of Ainsworth. Married John Hunt in 1835 Another Robert LONGWORTH married Catherine MATHER Who is Mary, aged 53, born Radcliffe who married Moses in 1841? Recent male adult Mather deaths: Mathas Mather (1839, E Bolton, 62) - No as from Bradford John Mather (1838, W Bolton, 75) John Mather (1838, Lever, 34) John Mather (1837, East Bolton, 83) Walton-le-Dale family. Migrated to Preston and Great Bolton Who is this Hannah Mather (and brother John) ? James and Hannah may have been much older as they appear not to have had any children. The baptism for James may be another. Mary Mather of Little Bolton Methodist family. 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In 1841, Samuel, 45 (and Alice, 45), recorded as a Fuller when John was born. Fuller, a worker who cleanses wool through the process of fulling

WARNING: There's another Samuel Mather who was an Iron Moulder with sons William, Ralph and George.
1791 - 1854 Samuel Mather 63 63 Samuel's father lived in Dean in 1793 where sister Maria was born, but by 1795 was in Great Bolton. Nanny's baptism of 1799 shows the family in Ainsworth parish.

Samuel lived in Halliwell.  Sons Isaac and John both married at Deane (1834 and 1837) with Halliwell recorded as the abode for John.

From 1818 to after 1829, another Samuel Mather and wife Ellen was a Moulder, living at 63 (and later 67) Spring Gardens (see trade directories), then Dawes St in 1841.  This was not our Samuel who was a weaver at Waterloo in 1841, although his son John did work at the Iron Works and sister Maria was at Spring Gardens in 1843.

Recorded as John Mather's father on his wedding certificates of 1837 and 1843

Samuel Kay was witness to Elizabeth's wedding to John Mather in 1843.  Still living in Little Bolton in 1851.

In 1841, Samuel and Alice (both 50) were at Waterloo. Four children; Alice (20), Happy (15), Samuel (15) and George (13) were with them as well as James Tyldsley (probably a lodger).  At this time, there’s a population of over 613K, about 59K were cotton weavers, and 800 silk weavers.  About 2,600 are involved with spinning.

In 1851, Samuel and Alice (both 60) were at 4 Simpson Street (by Waterloo Fold) with son George (21), daughter Happy Barrow (28) and granddaughter Maria Barrow (aged 7).  His son Isaac was at No. 1 Simpson Street.  Samuel was from "Great Bolton" and Alice from Turton.

1 May 1854, Samuel Mather of 4 Simpson Street died, aged 64
Marriage (two children) none Marriage (a child) ? Marriage (a child) Marriage (a child) Marriage (eight children) 7 Mar 1874 (Walmsley Christ Church) No more children Marriage (ten children) 1759 Walton-le-Dale, Bamber Bridge, Blackburn Marriage (seven children) Tyldesley Marriage Marriage (a child) 9 Aug 1829 +Possibly more children Widowed (two children) 3 Jun 1827 Marriage (five children) 31 Aug 1835 No more children Marriage (nine children) 1850 Christ Church, Bolton No more children Widowed (a child) 24 Aug 1811 (Walton Le Dale) No more children Marriage (five children) 31 Aug 1829 (Walton-le-Dale, Preston) Abode: Little Bolton & West Bolton No more children Marriage (three children) Bamber-Bridge No more children Marriage (six children) April 1785 (Walton Le Dale): Bamber Bridge Marriage (four children) 25 May 1907 (Bolton All Souls). Abode Little Bolton No more children Marriage Marriage (two children) 1 Jan 1907 No more children Marriage 01 Jan 1914 XTo be completed Marriage 1 Jan 1908 Marriage (a child) Q3 1904 (Bolton) No more children Marriage (six children) 1 Dec 1802 (Bamber Bridge) Walton-le-Dale +Possibly more children Marriage (twelve children) 1864 (Christ Church, Bolton) No more children Marriage (nine children) 1852 (Deane). Abode: Little Bolton No more children Marriage (five children) 1811 (Prestwich) Abode: Bolton / Deane / Halliwell +Possibly more children Marriage 1852 (Bury) Abode: Hulme Marriage (a child) Widowed 7 Sep 1807 (Bolton) Marriage (two children) 1762 (Ainsworth) +Possibly more children Marriage 25 Nov 1844 No more children Marriage (eight children) 5 Oct 1845 (Bolton). Abode L.B., then E Bolton No more children Marriage (eight children) 14 Dec 1835 (Ainsworth) Marriage 31 Aug 1823 (Bolton) Marriage (two children) 25 Jul 1841 (Deane) No more children Marriage 13 Jul 1874 Widowed (seven children) 24 Jul 1854 (St Peter's Bolton) No more children Marriage Q1/1841 Marriage 22 Jan 1832 XTo be completed Marriage 10 Nov 1760 (Bolton) L.B. No more children Marriage (six children) 26 Mar 1826 (Bolton) Abode: L.B. No more children Marriage 1871 (Preston RO) No more children Marriage (five children) 28 July 1887 (Victoria) Marriage (four children) 20 Jul 1920 (Melbourne, Victoria) No more children Widowed 1867 (Bolton RO) Marriage (a child) 1 May 1901 (Bolton) Marriage 28 Feb 1891 Marriage 23 Nov 1882 XTo be completed Relative of: Son Relative of: Possibly daughter of this Thomas Mather, Weaver Lives with: In 1851, Sarah Hamer (30, Widow) was living with her mother Alice Mather (65, Widow, born Liverpool), a Green Grocer at 127 Derby Street, W Bolton. Member of: In 1841, George (25) was living with his (assumed) father John Mather (65) and Frederic Fish (20) in Derby Street, E Bolton. Relative of: Mary and Sarah may be sisters.  Both thier marriages were at Deane, both Abode Halliwell, both show father as John Mather a Weaver Relative of: Possible mother (but unlikely) Representative of: Dec 1876, Maria, Widow and sole executon of Joshua's Will.  Value £100.
Both from  67 King Street, Farnworth (see Probate and 1881 census) Relative of: James son of Jamesa of Edgworth 1761 - 1811 James Mather 50 50 James Mather and Happy Lomax were Samuel's parents, but which James?.  James (b.1769) son of James; or James (b.1761) son of Richard and Ann; or James (b.1763) son of Elias and Mary ... or another?  James son of Richard fits well, both parents using Bank Street and Isaac being the first sons of Richard and Samuel.

James probably lived at Toppings, Turton (unconfirmed, based on brothers Isaac and Solomon.

James was 29 when he married Happy. He may have been married before, quite possibly to Betty Lyon who died in 1789, aged only 20. James had 1 or 2 young children to care for and needed a wife quickly.  James signed his own name on both marriages, although the signatures are not a good match at least he was educatred and sign his name (5 years apart).

James and his future wife Happy were both baptised at Bank Street, Bolton although James was from Turton. Richard and Ann Mather had only been married a few months, so this may be why!

In 1799, Living in Ainsworth when daughter Nanny was baptised.

TO DO: Record of Sun Fire Office: MS 11936/359/555330 - Insured: John Browne and William Holden, Bolton, Lancashire, shopkeepers.  Other property or occupiers: the Woolpack Inn, Bolton (Catharine Holden, innholder); Edward Rothwell, Catharine Partington and James Mather, labourers. (20 March 1789) Held by:London Metropolitan Archives: City of London.
1803 - 1850 James Mather 46 46 This is James, son of John and Ann of Breightmet.  James's grandparents were Betty and Thomas of Little Leveer (he and Mathha were buried with them).  There is another James, son of Jane Mather of L.L. also born in 1803.

In 1833, James married Matha Austin. John (assumed to be his father) was a witness, normally a role for a brother, not father.

In 1841, James (a carter) and Martha (both 35) were at Spring Row, Breightmet with John (9), Elizabeth (7), Ellin (2).  James and Martha also had James Livesey (20) with them.  James's father, John (b.~1781), a farmer, was living nearby, aged 60.

Another James & Martha Mather nee Kay, a silk weaver from Entwistle had William Kay (48) with them in 1841.
James Mather Margaret Stockton 1837 John Mather 1839 - 1839 Ann Mather 4m 4m <male> Mather <female> Challiner 1842 Mary Ann Mather <male> Mather <female> Twisse 1844 Margaret Mather <male> Mather <female> Warburton 1846 Mary J Mather 1801 - 1871 James Mather 69 69 In 1826 James (a weacer) had a bastard child born upon the body of Alice Hartley of Chorley and was ordered to pay 1s 6d per week (plus other costs) towards her maintenance.  He married her two years later (see attached images of the orders).

1835-39 (when Eliz and Mary baptised) James was living at 1 Commission Street, Bolton

In 1841, James and Alice (40 & 35) were at Back Blackburn Street with daughters Hannah, Betsey and Mary (12, 7 & 2)
1787 - 1841 James Mather 54 54 James was born about 9 months after his parents married (before Sept if 54 when died)..

James & Rachel have a DNA match to Paul Mather, but NOT me.

James's first son is also James, and both were farmers at Entwistle, probably the same farm !

In 1804, a Private James Mather, enlisted in the army, aged about 18.  He was discharged in 1818. This is another!

Weaver when children got baptised (e.g. Charles).

In Jun 1841, James and Rachel (both 54) are farmers at Sunnyside, Entwistle.  Also shown as farmer from Entwistle on son Isaac's marriage in 1839 (so possibly the wrong marriage).  With them were their younger children Nancy, Jane, Sarah, Andrew and Maria (24, 22, 18, 17, & 11), and also two illegitimate grandchildren Abel and John (5mo & 1mo).

3 Sep 1841, James Mather died of paralysis (i.e. stroke). Jenny Mather of Entwistle was present at the death (of her father).

In 1892, his youngest daughter Maria remaried (aged 63).  She recorded her father as John (not James) Mather, a Farmer.
1792 - 1879 Alice Mather 87 87 Family name was Mather BEFORE Alice was married, so a possible cousin or second cousin.  The name Mather was confirmed from the Mariage record and the Banns in the Bolton Library.

This is the only Alice found born in Bolton of similar age.  She appears to have no (baptised) brothers or sisters, which is strange as she was born 13 years after her parents marriage (so could be wrong birth record or records lost, or a widow).

Could she be a widower, married before Samuel in 1810 (after 1804)?  Cant be Alice Makinson that married Nathan Mather in 1809 or Alice Calderbank married Thomas Mather in 1805 as they had a long and fruitfull marriages. There are no other candidated for an Alice from Turton.

Alice, wife is present on 1841 and 1851 census with Samuel and family. 

The 1851 census shows Samuel and Alice (both 60) at 4 Simpson Street, was from Turton.  Her son George (21, a Collier), daughter Happy Barrow (married, 28, piecer) and grandaughter Maria Barrow (7) were living with them.  

In 1871, Alice (82) was a boarder at 67 Blackbank Street, living with her daughter Happy and Phioneas Shuttleworth and family. 3 doors away at No 73 was her son Samuel and Ann Mather.  Between them at No 71 was James Cunliffe Hamer and his wife Happy Hamer.  How is this other Happy person related?
1747 - 1817 Joseph Mather 70 70 Joseph was not born in Bolton, but was in Little Bolton in 1817 when he died, aged 70. Also, there are no Bolton baptisms of children of father Joseph so he must be from elsewhere.  He married 1772, but no children found until 1787 (14 yrs missing)

Joseph possibly came from Warrington, (with Wife Margery, and Alice, Saml) or Manchester (with wife Betty, and Mary, Thomas) or (with wife Ann and Sarah), although there are other possibilities.

Since he named a son Zacharias, it is assumed he is the son of Zacharias Mather (of Tong - tbc), a very uncommon name!
1792 - 1872 James Mather 79 79 There's a James that married Ellen Mercer in 1797, and had their children baptised at Dukes Alley Chapel (NC) but this is obviously another.  From 1806, James's father Solomon also started using Bank Street.

28 Nov 1836, James married Mary Heaton.  Wright Crompton, b.~1810 the L.B. Blacksmith was witness.

James Mather is on the 1841, 1851, 1861 (married to Mary) at Pocket, Rumworth, and 1871 census (widowed), born Turton with the correct age.

In 1861, James and Mary (68 & 69) are at Pocket, Rumworth.  James and Betsey Banks (24 & 26) are neighbours, with a possible DNA trail..

The 1871 census also shows James (78, Wid) is with his sister Ann (50) born Hall-i’th’-Wood (the same as brother Solomon).  Ann Scott (41) is a Lodger.

James (45) and Mary (50) ware living at Pocket, Rumworth, (There's a Pocket Nook Rd at Chew Moor), Rumworth in 1841, 1851 and his wife Mary died there in 1871. 

John Mather (15, MS) was the only other Mather in Rumworth in 1841.  He was probably James's son from an earlier marriage.
1774 - 1848 James Mather 73 73 James may be born Rivington as baptism date matches.  However, I would expect to see a Stephen in the family.  Burials of his daughters show he lived in Little Bolton. James Mather, born 25 Oct 1774, son of William Gresgon and Elizabeth Mather seems more likely, as baptised at Bank Street Unitarian.

Marriage to Ellen shows "James Mathers" is a joiner, but James Mather (65) a Weaver in 1841 married to Charlotte (61) at Little Bolton Hall.
~1800 James Mather ~1755 James Mather James & Betty may be from Qularlton.

James and Betty lived at Turton.  They were at "Rock" when James was born, and later at "Goose Cote Hill" for Isaac and Margaret.  Goose Cote Hill was occupied by the Poor-law Guardians of Bolton Union before being sold in 1863.

This is NOT the James who married Esther Mason and later Hannah Howarth, (possible brother and witness to Peters marriage) as that James was literate.
1848 - 1922 John Mather 74 74 John is the son of Thomas and Hannah Kirkham of Bradshaw, Turton

In 1851, John (3) was with parents Thomas and Hannah at Edgworth

In 1861, John (13, Factory Worker) was with his parents and family at Old School, Turton.

In 1871, John is 21 with his mother Hannah (Head, 66, Mar). Had his father Thomas gone?

In 1874, John married Elizabeth Naylor. John's sister Hannah married Samuel Naylor in 1870, and they may be brother and sister (tbc).

In 1881, John (an under carder, born Turton) and Elizabeth (29 & 28) were living at 13 Cox Green Road, Walmsley, Turton with son Arthur (2).

In 1891 there is no record!

In 1901, John and Elizabeth (52 & 50) were living at 52 Hough Lane, Eagley with Arthur (22), Ernest (18), John (17), Annie (15) and James (11). John was a Cotton Card Loom Hand.

In 1907 the family were living at 62 Rawsthorn Street (near All Souls). Ernest and Hannah both recorded this as their address when they both married.

In 1911, John & Elizabeth (62 & 59) had son James (21) and daughter Annie Woodward (25), living at Myrrrh Street, Little Bolton.

John died in 1922, aged 74
1850 - 1932 Elizabeth Naylor 82 82 Elizabeth's father was John Naylor. a spinner. Census records show she was born in Over Darwen. The 1871 census shows her parents were John from Preston and Mary from Wigan. If this is right, then she was born 2 May 1850 and baptised 15 May 1850 at Blackburn.

In 1874, Elizabeth married John Mather. Her witness was James Naylor (her closest brother, b 1854).

In 1881, John and Elizth (29 & 28) were living at 13 Cox Green Road with their son Arthur (2).

In 1901, John and Elizabeth (52 & 50) and their family were at 25 Hough Lane, Eagley (Turton).

In 1911, John and Elizabeth (62 & 59), son James (21)  and her married daughter Annie were living at 8 Myrrh Street, Little Bolton.

Elizabeth probably died in Little Bolton in 1919 (aged 65), or 1932 (aged 81).
1757 - 1794 James Mather 37 37 James is probably the son of John and Mary Mather fom Whitefields.  The age matches, its the nearest parish (other than Bolton), and the fitst two children (Mary and John) are named after his parents. 1724 - 1797 James Mather 73 73 James, son of James Mather of Over Hulton, Weaver, baptised in January 1724

James's parents were probably James and Alice (Alice wife of James of Rumworth died in 1764).
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.

In 1845, James Mather (Widow, son of John a Shop Keeper), manufacturer of Halliwell, married Hannah Isherwood (Widower).

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.

In 1861, James, a Counterplane Manufacturer and Hannah (59 & 46) were at 14 Falcon Street, Little Bolton with John (16) and Nancy (15).
1773 - 1854 James Mather 81 81 James was married to Mary from Scotland in 1841 and 1851.

James may be the son of Thomas from D.L.  James was left nothing in his father Thomas' will of 1823.  Perhaps because he had moved away from the family.  However, birth is 2 years out, but closest match.

James and Mary, Crofter (when married) or Ag Labourer (1841 census) at Mount Pleasant, Edgworth in 1841.
~1740 Joshua Mather Joshua "Madder", was married at Lower Darwen ~1740 Margaret Fielden 1764 Mary Mather 1776 Margaret Mather 1773 - 1774 Joshua Mather 1 1 1779 Betty Mather 10 Dec 1798, Betty married John Whitaker at Bamber Bridge, Walton-le-Dale. 1781 - 1851 John Mather 69 69 John Married Margaret Smith 1788 - 1790 Richard Rigby Mather 1 1 1768 Sarah Mather 1770 Hannah Mather 1786 - 1859 James Mather 73 73 From 1804 till 1818, James was a Private in Coldstream Regt of Foot Guards, Waterloo. He was discharged 14 Dec 1818, aged 32, with "good conduct". He was about 5'6", brown hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion. He was a weaver.

In 1841, Alice and James (both listed as 55 although Alice is before James as older) were with their mother Betty (82) on Cannon Street, Bolton.

In 1851, James Mather (60) and his sister Alice Jones (62) and brother Wright Mather (50) were still living on Cannon Street, W Bolton.
1803 - 1870 Mary Mather 66 66 No DNA matches to this family, so unsure who's Mary's parents are.  There are a couple of possibilities, but not the Mary of same age that died in 1817, aged 14.  Most likely is daughter of John Mather and Betty Edge, as they had a son John and daughters Bettsy (all died as infants) ~1565 - >1628 Hugh Mather 63 63 ~1565 <unknown> ~1584 - <1628 Richard Mather 44 44 Richard was first married to Katherine (recorded in a 1618 article of agreement between him and James Starkye of Pennington).  By 1628 (when Hugh Mather had died), Richard had deceased and his widow was Alice Mather. ~1585 Alice Mather 1602 Hugh Mather 1599 James Mather 1604 Thomas Mather 1598 John Mather 1609 - ~1611 Adam Mather 2 2 1601 Anne Mather 1827 - 1872 James Fogg 45 45 In 1841, James was a gringer, living in Water Street, Bolton West with Harriet Hill (30), John Hill (5), Christania Hill (1) and brother William Fogg (8).

Maria and James (both born Bolton), had moved to Dukinfield by 1861
1830 - 1887 Maria Mather 57 57 Who was Maria, assumed daughter of Thomas who she was with in 1841?  She married at Christ Church, Bolton, just a year or two after Samuel and William, sons of John Mather (1823-1892) but no other indication the family is related.

"Mariah" daughter of James & Rachel Mather of Entwistle (by Edgworth), born 17 Sep 1829, baptised 27 Sep 1829 is not her.  This Maria, also aged 11, was at Sunnyside farm, Edgworth with her parents in 1841.
1850 John Thomas Fogg John in 1851, but John Thomas in 1861 1853 Ellen Fogg 1855 Christiana Fogg 1857 Harriet Ann Fogg 1861 Susannah Fogg 1864 Elizabeth Fogg 1866 William Fogg 1870 James Fogg 1799 - 1835 Margaret Isherwood 36 36 There are several reasons why Margaret may be the mother of Maria, but it is still largely speculative.  Mary daughter of Thomas and Marg't is the closest to 1830 for any Bolton baptism.  Also if Thomas's wife died before 1841, Margaret wife of Thomas died in 1835, aged 36.  This is the closest burial for a wife of Thomas Mather at St Peters, and the abode is Great Bolton (not Sharples).  Finally Thomas & Margaret are not already in the larger Mather tree, so could fit. 1872 Samuel Fogg 1806 - 1835 John Fogg 29 29 1808 - 1870 Harriet Rosthorn 62 62 Harriet was a widow at 32 Greenhalgh Street, L.B. in 1861 1812 - <1861 John Hill 49 49 1833 William Fogg In 1851, like his step-father John Hill, William Fogg was also a Machine Grinder. 1835 John Hill 1841 Christiana Hill 1843 Thomas Sykes Hill 1846 Benjamin Hill 1852 George Hill 1794 - 1848 Thomas Mather 54 54 Thomas Mather (50) was at Balshaw Street, Bolton West in 1841 with daughter Maria (11).  His wife Margaret (of G.B.) had died in 1835 aged only 36.  Margaret was a widow when she married Thomas, so both may have earlier marriages.

It is another Thomas Mather (born about 1803) who married Margaret Tinsley in 1825.
1790 - 1819 John Mather 29 29 There are no Bolton marriages for John and Mary 1805-1815. John was from either Walton-le-Dale or Leigh (based on marriage records). Leigh has now been eliminated (that is John the Mechanic).

In 1811, John married Mary at Walton-le-Dale, St Leonard.

John died at Kittlingburn, Walton-le-Dale aged 29.  Burial records also show Thomas (1750-1821) and Jane Mather (1750-1823) died at Kittlingburn, Walton but are they the same parents?
1789 Mary Ashworth 1812 Mary Mather 1802 - 1865 Joshua Mather 63 63 In 1823, Joshua Mather (possibly another) was witness to the marriage of Catherine Mather to James Berry of Chorley at Walton-le-dale.

In 1827, Joshua arrived in the USA

In 1831, Joshua was Naturalised in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.  His birthplace was recorded as Walton, Lancaster, GB
1810 - 1862 Elizabeth Kay 52 52 1835 Margaret Mather 1843 - 1909 Thomas Mather 66 66 Joshua (and John) is a reoccuring name in this family.  As Thomas and Catherine had a son Joshua, it is likely that this family is correct.

In 1871, Thomas and Catherine (28 & 27) were at Salt Pie Row, Bolton with John (5), Catherine (3) and Margaret (2mo)

In 1881, Thomas and Catherine (both 37) were at 10 Rigby Street, Bolton with 7 children

In 1911, Catherine, 67, was a widow.
1846 John Mather There is a John Mather born about 1847 who emigrated to Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts and this could be him as there is some evidence his father may emigrated to Massachusetts. However, this John's parents were John and Mary (on his marriage record). 1833 - 1841 Catherine Mather 8 8 Catherine was 8 in 1841

Catherine wasnt with the family in 1851, died August 1841.
1766 - 1829 Thomas Mather 63 63 Catherine 1765 Jenny Rigby 1840 Elizabeth Mather This Elizabeth is the daughter of Joshua, the mechanic.

This Elizabeth has her mother shown as Elizabeth KAY, and was born Dec 1840 (registered 9 Jan 1841). There is another Elizabeth, 4  months older, the daughter of Charles and Mary Dawson.

In June 1841 Joshua (35) was a Shop Keeper and Elizabeth was 5 months.

1883 - 1920 Ernest Mather 36 36 In 1883 there are 4 Ernest Mather births (Lancashire BMD) and the one birth in Turton fits Little Bolton where Ernest married and had his family.  Ernest is 1 of 8 birth records for MATHER and NAYLOR, all from Turton (1875-90).

In 1907, Ernest Mather (a minder) of 62 Rawsthorne Street, son of John (a frame tenter) and Marry Ann were at 4 Acton Street when son Ernest was baptised.

In 1901, John and Elizaneth (52 & 50) are at Turton with Arthur (22), Ernest (18), John (17), Annie (15) and James (11)

Ernest and Mary Ann Sinker married in 1907.  Ernest's father was John, a Frame Tenmter. Ernest was from 62 Rawsthorn Street (near All Souls).  He had moved to 10 Myrrh Street (a 5 min walk) by the time Alice was baptised in 1911.

On 3 July 1913 Ernest and Mary Ann had twins Herbert and Joseph.  They were still at 10 Myrrh Street and Ernest was a Side Piecer.

In 1911, Ernest and Mary Ann (28 & 24) had been married 4 years and had one child that died. They were living at 10 Myrrh Street, Little Bolton.

In 1920, Ernest died in Halliwell, aged 36
1887 Mary Ann Sinker Mary Ann's parents were William Henry Sinker and Mary Ann Clegg.   In 1887 they lived at 32 Acton Street, Halliwell when Mary Ann was baptised. 

In 1907, after they marredi and when Ernest was baptised, the family had moved down the road to 4 Acton Street.

Edward died young (36) in 1920 so Mary may have re-married. There is a marriage of Mary A Mather to David Lythgoe at St Thomas, Halliwell in 1923 that fits well.
1907 - 1907 Ernest Mather 1911 - 1967 Alice Mather 56 56 1913 - 1917 Herbert Mather 3 3 Herbert was bon 3 July 1913, so it should be possible to find him on the 1939 register, but he is missing, presumed dead?

In 1917, Herbert may have died SW Bolton aged 3.
1913 Joseph Mather Herbert and Joseph were twins, the births registered together (adjacent record numbers) in 1913 at Little Bolton.

In 1939, Joseph was single and a Joiner living with his Bro-in-Law and Sister John and Alice Unsworth at Valpy Av, Bolton
1905 - 1970 John Unsworth 64 64 1879 - 1949 Arthur Mather 70 70
In 1939, Arthur was in the Salvation Army home
1884 John Mather 1886 Hannah (Annie) Mather In 1911, Annie was with her parents John and Elizabeth, Annie married Walter Woodward in 1907 and had John and Lilly Woodward (3 & 2) with her in 1911.

In 1912, John and Lily (4 & 3) travelled to Quebec, Canada to be met by their father. This is why he was missing on the 1911 census.
1890 - 1978 James Mather 88 88 1875 - 1876 John Thomas Mather 1 1 1881 - 1882 Thomas Mather 10m 10m 1888 - 1889 Charles Mather 8m 8m 1885 Walter Woodward In 1911, Walter Woodward is absent and Hannah and children with her parents.

In 1912, John and Lily (4 & 3) travelled to Quebec, Canada to be met by their father. This is why he was missing on the 1911 census.
1907 - 1995 John Woodward 88 88 In 1912, John and Lily (4 & 3) travelled to Quebec, Canada to be met by their father. 1908 - 2006 Lily Woodward 97 97 In 1912, John and Lily (4 & 3) travelled to Quebec, Canada to be met by their father.

Lily married Norman B Openshaw
1890 Annie Allen 1884 Lily Mather In 1908 Lily was living with her parents at 16 Horace Street when she married John from 17 Horace Street, Halliwell.

In 1911, Lily and John were living with Lily's elderly parents at 16 Horace Street
1882 Jane Eleanor Moore 1908 - 1959 Arthur Mather 51 51 1795 Jenny Mather On the 27 Feb 1816, Jenny Mather married John Norris at Walton-le-Dale 1787 Thomas Mather 1792 Richard Mather 1793 Robert Mather 1780 Margaret (Peggy) Smith 1844 Catherine Lawton
In 1911, Catherine (67, born Warrington) had been married 46 years and had 12 children, 9 still alive.  She still had Elizabeth (38), Maude (24) and Fred (22) with her at 478 Higher Bridgman Street, Lever.
1865 John Mather 1867 Catherine Mather 1871 Margaret Mather 1873 Elizabeth Mather 1875 Joshua Mather 1877 Emma Mather 1880 Thomas Mather ~1762 - 1772 Joshua Mather 10 10 1760 - 1777 John Mather 17 17 1803 Ann Mather Based on other trees, Ann may have married Owen Borsay (1804-1871) at Prestwich St Mary (tbc) 1809 Elizabeth Mather 1807 Peggy Mather 1824 Robert Knowles In 1854, Robert (28) married Mary Ann Mather (22).  Robert was the son of Robert Knowles, a farmer

In 1871, Robert (a Carter) and Mary A (45 & 40) were at 3 George's Terrace, Little Bolton with Alice (14), Elizabeth (8), Francis (6), and Ellen (1).
1830 - 1879 Mary Ann Mather 49 49 In 1851, Mary Ann (21) was living with her unmareried sister Ellen (33) and her 3 children in Hindley near Wigan.

In 1852, Mary Ann Mather was 21 and living in Halliwell when she married Robert Knowles at Deane. Her father was John Mather, a Weaver.

In 1861 and 1871, Mary A was in Little Bolton with Robert and family (so not the Mary with brother John in 1871 at Hindley so may also not be the Mary with sister Ellen in 1851).
~1785 John Mather There are not many John Mather & Alice marriages around.  The only others are John Mather and Alice Goldbourn in Wigan in 1803 and John Mather and Ann Entwistle in 1824 at Blackburn.  Therefore all Prestwich and Bolton baptisms are likely to be for this John and Alice.

In 1841, George (25) was living with his (assumed) father John Mather (65) and Frederic Fish (20) in Derby Street, E Bolton.

In 1852, when Mary Ann married, John was a weaver.
1786 - >1851 Alice Gore 65 65 In 1811, John Mather married Alice Gore of Outwood at Prestwich St Mary..

In 1851, Alice Mather (65) was living with her daughter Sarah Hamer.
1853 - 1863 Francis Knowles 9 9 In 1861, only Francis (7) and Alice were with Robert and Mary Ann. The other childen had perished.

Francis died in 1863, aged 9.  The next son was baptised Francis
1854 - 1855 Ellen Knowles 7m 7m 1856 Alice Knowles In 1861, only Francis (7) and Alice (14) were with Robert and Mary Ann. The other childen had perished.

In 1881, Alice (27) was married to Arthur and living at No 24 Villiers St
1858 - 1858 John Knowles 1860 - 1860 Jane Knowles 1865 - 1916 Francis Knowles 51 51 In 1881, Francis (16) was a lodger at No 24 Villiers St with Arthur and Alice Boydell (his sister) and family. 1867 - 1867 Robert Knowles 2m 2m 1863 - 1871 Elizabeth Ann Knowles 8 8 1787 - 1867 James Mather 80 80 James, son of Joseph is from Bolton, Born about 1783 to 1787.

In 1851, James Mather, 64, was a visitor of the Law's family at Chorlton. He was a Pattern Card Cutter. Much of the record is illegible.

17 Oct 1852, James Mather, 64, widower and a designer, son of Joseph, married Betty Hardfman at Bury.  Both lived at Crosten's, Bury (probably Crostons, Elton) at time of marriage.

In 1861, James  and Betty (78 & 76) were at 3 Olive Grove, Hulme.  James was a Silk Designer.

July 1867, James Mather of Olive Grove, Chapman St, Hulme died aged 84
1784 - >1867 Betty (Elizabeth) Brook 83 83 Betty was married before she married James Mather.

17 Oct 1852, Betty Hardman, 65, widow, daughter of Thomas Brooks, married James Mather at Bury.  Both lived at Crosten's, Bury (probably Crostons, Elton) at time of marriage.
~1760 Joseph Mather <unknown> Richard Hardman ~1745 Thomas Brook ~1745 Sarah Nuttall 1784 James Brook 1820 Mathew Crook Mathew was born at Hall-i’th’-Wood and Married Margaret Mather daughter of Thomas, so a possible grandaughter of Solomon Mather.

Matthew was the son of William Crook, a Mill Wright.

In 1841 Matthew (20) was at Slope-o'th' Lane near Hall-i’th’-Wood with parents William and Sarah (55 & 50) a Mill Wright and 7 other siblings.

In 1851, Matthew and Margaret Crook (30 & 36) were at Spring Cottage, Radcliffe with no children.

In 1861, Mathew Crook and Margaret (44 & 40) were at Spring Lane, Radcliffe (no children), but had Elizabeth Turner (20), a boarder living with them.  Neighbours were Samuel & Elizabeth Mather.

1815 Margaret Mather Margaret was the daughter of Thomas Mather, Weaver of L.B.  Assuming Thomas was married, her mother may have been Ann Kay (married Jan 1803).

In 1841, there appear to be no single Margaret Mathers, daughters of Thomas.  All on the 1841 census seem to be married.

In 1861, Mathew Crook and Margaret (44 & 40) were at Spring Lane, Radcliffe (no children), but had Elizabeth Turner (20), a boarder living with them.  Neighbours were Samuel & Elizabeth Mather.
1817 - 1892 John Cunliffe 75 75 In 1841, there is no trace or John or his father James in Bolton, both Boilder Makers. Neither is Eliza Mather.

In 1845, John, son of James Cunliffe married Eliza Mather

1845-50, after they married, the first two sons were born in Little Bolton.  The following children were registered in E Bolton.

In 1851, John and Eliza (both 33) have Robert (8) and John (3)

In 1861, John and Eliza (44 & 41) had Robert (18), John (12), Alice (7) and George (3).

In 1871, John and Eliza were at 54 Monk Street, E Bolton with Alice (19) and George (13).

In 1881, John and Elize (both 63) were living with their daughter Alice (27) at York Street, E Bolton.

In 1891, John, Wid, 75, a retired Boiler Maker was a visitor (but not of family).
1819 - 1883 Eliza Mather 64 64 Eliza was the illegitimate daughter of Nancy Mather, baptised 30 May 1819.  It may be the Nancy, daughter of Solomon, but no DNA match to confirm.

In 1845, John Cunliffe, a boiler maker, married Eliza of Little Bolton who was illegitimate.

In 1881, John and Elize (both 63) were living with their daughter Alice (27) at York Street, E Bolton.
1845 - 1847 James Cunliffe 2 2 1848 - 1864 John Cunliffe 16 16 1851 - 1852 James Cunliffe 1 1 1853 Alice Cunliffe In 1881, Alice is head of house (27), with both parents living with her. 1856 - 1857 James Cunliffe 1 1 1858 George Cunliffe 1861 - 1863 William Henry Cunliffe 2 2 1842 - 1885 Robert Mather 42 42 In 1864, Robert married Alice Heaton 1813 - 1881 John Hunt 68 68 In 1861, John and Elizabeth (48 & 47) were living at 43 Coopers Square. 1814 Betsey (Elizabeth) Mather Betsy was born about 1814, and baptised 1817 at St Nicholas, Liverpool, the Illegitimate daughter of Ellen Mather of Mary Bone, Liverpool, spinster.

Betsy's mother was Ellen Longworth from Horwich (or maybe Norwich, Cheshire), as shown on 1851 census.
1840 James Hunt 1842 Alice Hunt 1845 Martha Hunt 1848 John Hunt Known as John in 1851, but birth registered as James (probably an error as there was already a James, and still alive in 1851) 1850 Eliza Hunt William Longworth WARNING: There is a William (a Dyer) and Ellen Greenwood of Haslingden, married 23 Mar 1820 and had children baptised before the 1823 mariage: John in 1820; Elizabeth in 1821; Willoiam in 1824. This is anoyther family.

31 Aug 1823, William Longworth married Ellen Mather at St Peter's Bolton.
1790 Ellen Mather Ellen was 60 in 1851, living with her daughter Eliza and son-in-law John Hunt and extended family. 1853 Elizabeth Hunt 1855 Roger Hunt 1859 - 1859 Henry Hunt 1821 - 1861 Sarah Gore Mather 40 40 It is assumed Sarah and Mary Ann are sisters.  Both from Halliwell, daughters of John a weaver, and marrying at Deane.

In 1841, Jonathan Hamer, a Chair Maker, son of Thomas Hamer, a Shop Keeper, married "Sarah Grove Mather", daughter of John Mather, both from Halliwell. The signature is Sarah Gore, not Grove.

In 1851, Sarah Hamer (30, Widow) was living with her mother Alice Mather (65, Widow, born Liverpool), a Green Grocer at 127 Derby Street, W Bolton.

Sarah died in W Bolton in 1861, aged 41.
~1820 Jonathan Hamer In 1841, Jonathan Hamer, a Chair Maker, son of Thomas Hamer, a Shop Keeper, married Sarah Grove Mather, daughter of John Mather, both from Halliwell. 

Jonathan's mother may have been Margaret Hamer, who was a Shop Keeper (aged 50) at Great Moor Street in 1841. His father may have been the Thomas Hamer (50 in 1841), a Shop Keeper at Black Horse Street.

NOTE: There was also Thomas and Isabell Hamer (35 & 30) Green Grocer at Church Gate, Bolton in 1841.  They are too young to be Jonathan's parents.
1847 - 1848 Eli Hamer 1 1 1841 - 1841 Mary Hamer 1811 - 1812 George Mather 1 1 1814 - 1866 George Mather 52 52 In 1841, George (25) was living with his (assumed) father John Mather (65) and Frederic Fish (20) in Derby Street, E Bolton.

In 1851, after his father died, George (36, unmarried) was a loger with Abraham and Margaret Seddon and family at 20 Willows, W Bolton.

In 1861, George (45, Unmarried) was a boarder at 62 Shaw Street, E Bolton with Joseph & Elizabeth Ruffley.

George died in 1866, aged 52
1819 - 1896 David Mather 77 77 In 1841 and 1851 there are no records for David Mather, (father John, possible brother Thomas).

In 1841, there is a David WInder (18, Mechanic), son of John (36, Boiler Maker) with brothers James, William and Thomas at Spring Gardens, neighbour of Joseph and Mary Mather.  This David married Sarah Green in 1853 and were living in Litle Bolton in 1861 (so another family).

24 July 1854, David Mather of Great Bolton, labourer, son of John Mather, weaver, married Esther Heaton.

In 1861, David (labourer at foundary) and Esther (42 & 33) were in W Bolton with Ann, Richard, Alfred, Sarah A and William (8, 6, 4, 2, and 10d).

Son william died and another William was registered in 1863.

13 July 1874, David Mather (52, Widower), son of John (weaver, deceased) married Ellen Catterall.

In 1867, David's wife Esther died, aged 40.  With children to care for, David very quickly married Mary Farrall Q4/1867.

In 1881, David and Ellen (58 & 57) were in W Bolton with  Alfred, Sarah A, William and Joseph (25, 22, 18 & 14).

Alfred, Sarah Alice and Joseph all married at Fletcher Street Wesylean.  David's son Richard emigrated to Victoria, Australia and his family were also Methodists.
1825 Ellen Catterall In 1874, Ellen Catterall was 49 and a widow, daughter of Joshua Hampson, a soldier, when she married David Mather 1827 - 1867 Esther Heaton 40 40 Esther Heaton was illigitimate

In 1851, Esther (25, born Westhoughton) was living with Thomas Entwistle (40) and Ann Heaton (50) her assumed parents, although relation to head is blank.  She had brothers William and Alfred who two of her sons were named after.

24 July 1854 Esther married David Mather (8y older)

In 1861, David (labourer at foundary) and Esther (42 & 33) were in W Bolton with Ann, Richard, Alfred, Sarah A and William (8, 6, 4, 2, and 10d).
1852 Ann Heaton Ann was born before her parents married.  The birth and baptism matches that registered in Little Bolton in 1852. 1854 - 1919 Richard Mather 64 64 1856 Alfred Mather 23 Nov 1882, Alfred Mather, 25, Cotton Spinner Operative Bachelor of 85 Oak St. Bolton married Emma Beswick at Fletcher Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. 1858 Sarah Alice Mather 28 Feb 1891, Sarah Alice Mather, daughter of David Mather married John Thomas Rogerson at Fletcher Street Methodist. 1861 - 1862 William Mather 9m 9m Willikam was born in 1861, and then another William was born in 1863 (parents Mather+Heaton) 1866 - 1935 Joseph Mather 68 68 1 May 1901, Joseph Mather (34), of 32 Thomas Rostron St. Bolton, son of David married Emily Holt (1867-1919) at Fletcher Street Wesleyan
1870 - 1874 Ellen Knowles 4 4 1785 Moses Scott In 1841, Moses and Mary (55 & 50) were libing in Kay Street, Little Bolton with Mary Walsh (75)

In 1851, Moses and Mary (66 & 63) were living at 17 Kay Street, Litle Bolton with his granddaughter Betty Vose (15, b. Liverpool)
1788 - 1853 Mary Mather 65 65 Mary (aged about 53) was probably a widow when she married Moses Scott, a Joiner in 1841. There are no Mather deaths (1837 to 41) for her likely husband.



In 1841, Moses and Mary (55 & 50) were libing in Kay Street, Little Bolton with Mary Walsh (75)

In 1851, Moses and Mary (66 & 63) were living at 17 Kay Street, Litle Bolton with his granddaughter Betty Vose (15, b. Liverpool)
1805 - 1870 Robert Longworth 65 65 Robert and Catherine lived in Entwistle (1831-33), Edgworth (1835-38), Lower Turton (1839), Chorley (1841) and Horwich (1844 and later)

In 1841, Robert and Catherine (both 35) were at Knowley,  Chorley with Jane (12), William (10), John (8), Nancy (6), Sarah (4) and Daniel (2).

In 1851, Robert, 46, Crofter, Widow was in Latham Row, Horwich with John (18), Nancy (16), Sarah Ann (13), Daniel (11), Catherine (9).
1864 - 1865 Mary Elizabeth Mather 3m 3m 1882 - 1890 James Mather 8 8 1884 Annie Mather 1886 Maud Mather 1888 Fred Mather 1811 - 1889 John Mather 78 78 John was born at Hogton, Walton-le-Dale (see 1851 census) 1810 - 1814 Mary Mather 3 3 1813 - 1883 Elizabeth Dewhurst 70 70 In 1861, Elizabeth Mather nee Dewhurst (48) had her mother Hannah Dewhurst (80) with her.   1738 - 1773 James Mason 34 34 James was the son of James and Ellen.  His father James was also a weaver of Great Leaver.

NOTE: This is not the James and Ann Mason family from Rumworth.  They had a son Thomas in 1770 and Edmund born 15 May 1772 (i.e. after wife Hannah had died).
~1738 - 1771 Hannah Mather 33 33 Hannah probably had a brother John who was witness to her marriage.  Both Hannah and John could sign their names. 1802 - 1864 James Ashcroft 62 62 26 March 1826, James Ashcroft married Mary Mather at St Peter's, Bolton.

In 1841, There was another James Ashcroft and Mary (nee Longworth) at New Road, Halliwell of similar ages, although had been married since 1920 at Rivington and had more children.

In 1851, Thomas and Mary (both 48) were at Back Lever  Street, Little Bolton with Thomas (23), Abel (20) and Robert (8), all born Little Bolton.

In 1861, Thomas and Mary (both 57) were at 14 Cross Street, Little Bolton with Thomas (31), Robert (17) and Abel (29, Widower)

Giles and Alice Greenhalgh and family were neighbours in 1851 and 1861. Are they related?
1828 Thomas Ashcroft 1831 Abel Ashcroft In 1861, Able (29) was back with his parents, 14 Cross Street, a widower.  His wife Jane had just died.

In 1876, Able was in the trade directory as a Draper at 69 Blackburn Street, Little Bolton
1843 Robert Ashcroft 1838 - 1839 Betsy Ashcroft 1 1 1840 - 1842 Betsy Ashcroft 1 1 1826 - 1826 John Ashcroft 1805 - 1881 Maria Haydock 76 76 In 1861, Maria Haddock (Head, Unmarried, 55, born Bolton) was in King Street, Farnworth with Sarah Lawton (46, Unmarried, Boarder) from Manchester

In 1871, Maria Haydock married Joshua Mather at Preston RO.  Joshua lived at 67 Kings Street before he moved to 73 Egerton Street, Farnworth (see his probate).

In April 1881, Maria Mather, Widow, 76 was living at 67 King Street, Farnworth with Martha A Haydock (unmarried, 21).

In Dec 1881, Maria Haydock Mather died and buried at St. James, New Bury Churchyard, Farnworth.
1804 Thomas Mather 1800 Mary Mather 1806 - 1875 Joshua Mather 69 69 This family originate from Walton-le-Dale, Blackburn, near to Preston.

In 1829, Joshua married Elizabeth Kay at Walton-le-Dale, Preston.  A witness was James Mather, but he has no brother James!

In 1835, Margaret was born. Soon after that, the family relocated to Bolton.

In 1841, Joshua (35) was a Shopkeeper at Bridge House, White Lion Brow with Elizabeth (30), with his three daughters (8, 5 & 5mo).

In April 1851, Joshua and Elizabeth (45 & 42) were at 1 Baldwin Street, W Bolton with Margaret, Elizabeth, Thomas and John (15, 10, 7 & 5), and also Thomas Kay (45), probably Elizabeth's brother (tbc).

On the 24 May 1851 at Lowell, Massachusetts (MA), USA, Joshua Mather, aged 45, son of Thomas & Catherine Mather, a Manufacturer from England married Mary Jane Smith (aged 27, Daughter of David and Rosina Smith). A bigamist?  Probably not, this Josiah Mather as he died 22 June 1865 at Lowell, MA, USA. However, there is also a John Mather born about 1847 who emigrated to Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts and that could be his son.

In 1861, Joshua and Elizabeth were at Blackburn Street

Elizabeth died, and Joshua, now living in Farnworth married Maria Haydock (or Haddock).  Their 1871 marriage was at Preston Registry Office.

In 1875, Joshua Mather died in Farnworth.  There is a probate record, leaving £100 to Maria.
1808 - 1878 James Mather 70 70 Assumed to be Son or Rachel, based in 1851 census both are at "New House".  James is a farmer, and his mother Rachel a Logding House Keeper.  As the oldest son, he got the farm.

In 1831, James (or his father) was witness at John's marriage to Jane Entwistle

Brother John & Jane Mather had Charles (b.1832), John (b.1834) and Ralph (b.1835) at Edgworth independant while at New House, Entwistle in 1841.

In 1841, lived at Old Barn, Entwistle (a Silk weaver)

In 1851, James and Martha (42 & 45) were at New houses, Turton, neighbouring his mother Martha (63, Wid, a lodging house keeper).  With him were 6 children.

In 1878, James died at Newhouse Farm (see probate)
1854 - 1931 Sarah Belle McCann 77 77 1894 - 1969 Alfred Arthur Mather 75 75 1897 - 1897 Raymond Joseph Mather 1891 - 1968 Thomas Richard Mather 77 77 1889 - 1963 Alice Eliza Mather 74 74 1888 - 1958 David Heaton Mather 70 70 1897 - 1968 Grace Victoria Jenson 71 71 1863 William Mather 1826 - 1872 Mary Farrall 46 46 Mary Farrell was possibly Mary Heaton who married Thomas Farrell in 1847 at St. Thomas, Ashton. TBC 1921 - 1973 Lorna Grace Mather 52 52 Lorna married in Victoria in 1943 1923 - 2000 Shirley June Mather 77 77 24 Mar 1951, Shirley married Alec Charles Hutchinson (1928-2007) at Fitzroy North, Burke, Victoria.  They had two children. Kelvin Mather <child> Mather ? 1867 - 1919 Emily Holt 51 51 Emlily was the daughter of John Holt (1841-1906) and Ann Openshaw (1843-1907) 1904 - 1974 Hilda Mather 70 70 1867 John Thomas Rogerson 1855 Emma Beswick Mather families of Little Bolton Mather families of Little Bolton James Mather James Mather
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