Herbert ATHERTON

Male 1883 - 1915  (32 years)


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  • Name Herbert ATHERTON 
    Born 14 Feb 1883  Wigan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Coal Miner Hewer 
    Died 7 Dec 1915  Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16050  Atherton
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2017 

    Father Thomas ATHERTON,   b. Between Apr 1849 and Jun 1849, Pemberton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Apr 1897 and Jun 1897, Wigan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Mother Margaret RIGBY,   b. Est 1849, Billinge, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Between Jul 1871 and Sep 1871  Wigan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3862  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1883 - Wigan, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Dec 1915 - Greece Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • In the 1891 Census living at 71 Carmill Rd, Billinge Chapel End, Lancs was Thomas Atherton Head M 42 Coal Miner b. Standish Lancs, Margaret Atherton Wife M 42 b. Billinge C End, Thomas Atherton Son S 18 Coal Miner b. Billinge C End, Ellen Atherton Dau 15 b. Billinge C End, John Atherton Son 13 Labourer in Mine b. Billinge C End, Willie Atherton Son 10 Scholar b. Billinge C End, Herbert Atherton Son 8 Scholar b. Billinge C End, Selina Atherton Dau 4 Scholar b. Billinge C End.In the 1901 Census living at 73 Carmill Rd, Billinge Chapel End, Lancs was Margaret Atherton Head Wid 53 b. Billinge C End, John Atherton Son S 23 Coal Miner Hewer b. Billinge C End, William Atherton Son S 20 Coal Miners Labourer below ground b. Billinge C End, Herbert Atherton Son S 18 Coal Miners Labourer below ground b. Billinge C End, Selina Atherton Dau 14 b. Billinge C End. Also at home was Henry Melling Boarder S 19 Labourer in coal Mine below ground b. Billinge C End.In the 1911 Census living at 73 Carmill Rd, Winstanley, Nr Wigan, Lancs was Margaret Atherton Head Wid 62 (Deleted info - 7 ch b. alive, 6 still living, 1 died) b. Billinge Lancs, John Atherton Son S 32ailway Labourer Plate Layer b. Billinge, Herbert Atherton Son S 28 Coal Miner Hewer b. Billinge.
    • Pte 5454 Herbert Atherton born Billinge, Lancashire
      5th Bn, Connaught Rangers
      Died 7/12/15 in Greece - Having no known Grave Herbert's name is inscribed on the Doiran Memorial, Macedonia.
    • From Andywilcock1 (Ancestry):
      Herbert Atherton Herbert was born in Billinge on the 14th February 1883 the fifth of six children of Thomas and Margaret Atherton (nee Rigby) and was Baptised on the 16th February at St Mary's R.C church. the family lived at 12 Fairview and Herbert enlisted at Southport to join the Connaught Rangers. the Connaught Rangers formed part of the British Salonika force in Macedonia, where he was killed in action on Tuesday the 7th of December 1915. He was 32 years old. his name is recorded on the Dorion Memorial near the dorion Military Cemetary,, North Greece close to the Yugoslav frontier, and on both St. Aiden's C.E church and St Mary's R.C Church Memorials. and on the St Helens Cenotaph. My Grandmother was Ellen Dixon, formally Ellen Atherton daughter of Thomas and Margaret Atherton