James ATHERTON

Male 1847 - 1884  (37 years)


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  • Name James ATHERTON 
    Born 4 Feb 1847  Simonswood, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Lancs OPC:
      Baptisms: 19 Feb 1847 St Chad, Kirkby, Lancashire, England
      James Atherton - Son of Joseph Atherton & Ann
      Born: 4 Feb 1847
      Abode: Simonswood
      Occupation: Farmer
      Baptised by: R Cort
      Register: Baptisms 1839 - 1868, Page 62, Entry 493
      Source: LDS Film 1545853
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Died 17 Mar 1884  Simonswood, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Lancs OPC:
      Burial: 19 Mar 1884 St Chad, Kirkby, Lancashire, England
      James Atherton -
      Age: 39 yrs
      Abode: Simonswood
      Buried by: John Leach Vicar
      Register: Burials 1875 - 1892, Page 59, Entry 466
      Source: LDS Film 1545854
    Person ID I14072  Atherton
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2017 

    Father Joseph ATHERTON,   b. Est 1812, Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1883, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Ann SWIFT,   b. Est 1813, Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1886, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1834  Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Lancs OPC:
      Marriage: 20 Oct 1834 St Chad, Kirkby, Lancashire, England
      Joseph Atherton - (X), Farmer of Walton Parish, Simonswood Extraparochial Township
      Ann Swift - (X), spinster of Walton Parish, Kirkby Township
      Witness: Thos Heyes; Ann Atherton
      Married by Banns by: R Cort Minister
      Register: Marriages 1813 - 1837, Page 57, Entry 170
      Source: LDS Film 1545853
    Family ID F1514  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Feb 1847 - Simonswood, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Mar 1884 - Simonswood, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • In the 1851 Census living at Simonswood, Lancs was Joseph Atherton Head M 38 Farmer of 22 acres employing 2 Labourers b. Simonswood, Ann Atherton wife M 37 b. Kirkby Lancs, Robert Atherton Son U 16 b. Simonswood, Thomas Atherton Son 15 b. Simonswood, Joseph Atherton Son 12 b. Simonswood, Jane Atherton Dau 9 b. Simonswood, Richard Atherton Son 6 b. Simonswood, James Atherton Son 4 b. Simonswood, Isaac Atherton Son 6m b. Simonswood. Also at home were 3 servants - James Barlow U 25, Martha Kirkby 15, Elizabeth Tyrer 12.In the 1861 Census living at Simonswood, Lancs was Joseph Atherton Head M 48 Farmer of 22 acres b. Simonswood, Ann Atherton wife M 47 b. Kirkby Lancs, Joseph Atherton Son Un 22 b. Simonswood, James Atherton Son 14 b. Simonswood, Isaac Atherton Son 10 b. Simonswood, Mary Ann Atherton Dau 6 b. Simonswood. Also at home were 3 servants - Elizabeth Tyrer U 22, Joshua Owen U 18, John Tyrer 15.In the 1871 Census living at Simonswood, Lancs was Joseph Atherton Head M 58 Farmer of 22 acres b. Simonswood, Ann Atherton wife M 57 b. Kirkby Lancs, James Atherton Son U 24 b. Simonswood, Isaac Atherton Son U 21 b. Simonswood, Mary Ann Atherton Dau U 16 b. Simonswood. Also at home was David Caldwell Serv U 21.In the 1881 Census living at Litherlands Farm, Simonswood, Lancs was Joseph Atherton Head M 68 Farmer of 52 acres employing 4 lab b. Simonswood, Ann Atherton Wife M 67 b. Kirkby Lancs, James Atherton Son U 34 b. Simonswood, Isaac Atherton Son U 33 b. Simonswood. Also at home was John Caldwell Grand Son U 18 Farm Servant b. Kirkby and 2 Servants - John Lawrenson U 18, Mary Green 12.
    • Fallen headstone.

      2Br/ The Burial Place/ of Joseph & Ann Atherton/ Richard their Son departed/ this life 22nd of August 1857/ aged 12 years./ "Affictions sore long time he bore/ Physicians were in vain/ But God gave ease when he did please/ And freed him from his pain."/ In Memory of Joseph Atherton/ who died August 16th 1883/ Aged 70 Years./ Also of James Atherton who died/ March 17, 1884 Aged 39 Years./ Also of Ann wife of Joseph Atherton who/ died January 1st 1886 aged 72 Years