Jacob ATHERTON

Male 1853 - 1921  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Jacob ATHERTON 
    Born Between Jan 1853 and Mar 1853  Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Electrical Manufacturer 
    Died Between Oct 1921 and Dec 1921  Newton Abbott, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3812  Atherton
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2017 

    Father William ATHERTON,   b. 18 Feb 1812, Whiston, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Apr 1872 and Jun 1872, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Sophia BASNETT,   b. Est 1815, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jul 1875 and Sep 1875, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1836  Farnworth, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Lancs OPC: Marriage: 6 Apr 1836 St Wilfrid, Farnworth near Prescot, Lancashire, England
      William Atherton - (X), Bachelor of this Parish
      Sophia Basnett - (X), Spinster of this Parish
      Witness: Mary Gill; Thomas Aspey
      Married by Banns by: William Jeff, Minister
      Register: Marriages 1832 - 1837, Page 91, Entry 272
      Source: LDS Film 1655235 item 7
    Family ID F277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann JEFFERY,   b. Between Apr 1855 and Jun 1855, Hulcote, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Feb 1876  Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edith Jeffery ATHERTON,   b. Between Jan 1877 and Mar 1877, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mabel ATHERTON,   b. Between Jul 1878 and Sep 1878, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Jacob ATHERTON,   b. Between Jul 1879 and Sep 1879, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jul 1879 and Sep 1879, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Sydney William ATHERTON,   b. Between Jan 1883 and Mar 1883, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Bertram Cecil ATHERTON,   b. 8 Jun 1884, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jul 1951 and Sep 1951, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Frederick Ernest ATHERTON,   b. Between Jan 1886 and Mar 1886, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. William Arthur ATHERTON,   b. Between Apr 1890 and Jun 1890, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Victor Stanley ATHERTON,   b. 18 Oct 1892, Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F2216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between Jan 1853 and Mar 1853 - Prescot, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1876 - Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Between Oct 1921 and Dec 1921 - Newton Abbott, Devon Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Great Eastern Syndicate
    Great Eastern Syndicate
    Jacob is in the centre with the young man next to him
    Jack Morris,Keith Allen and Jacob Atherton
    Jack Morris,Keith Allen and Jacob Atherton
    Jacob Atherton b. 1853
    Jacob Atherton b. 1853
    Jacob with his family
    Jacob Atherton circa 1900
    Jacob Atherton circa 1900
    Jacob Atherton Far left - Prescot Cables
    Jacob Atherton Far left - Prescot Cables

  • Notes 
    • In the 1861 Census living at Pottery Lane Whiston Lancs was William Atherton Head M 49 Coal Miner b. Whiston, Lancs, Sophia Atherton Wife M 45 b. Liverpool Lancs, Thomas Atherton Son Unm 22 Coal Miner b. Whiston, Abram (sic) Atherton Son 15 Coal Miners Drawer b. Whiston, Sarah Atherton Dau 13 Scholar b. Whiston, Isaac Atherton Son 10 Coal Miners Drawer b. Whiston, Jacob Atherton Son 8 Scholar b. Whiston, Job Atherton Son 6 Scholar b. Whiston, David Atherton Son 3 Scholar b. Whiston.In the 1871 Census living at Lane`s Ends Whiston Lancs was William Atherton Head M 60 Coal Miner b. Whiston Lancs, Sophia Atherton Wife M 56 b. ? Lancs, Abraham Atherton Son Unm 24 Fireman in Coal Pit b. Whiston, Isaac Atherton Son Unm 20 Labourer at Coal Pit b. Hindle Lancs, Jacob Atherton Son Unm 18 Labourer in Coal Pit b. Whiston, Job Atherton Son 15 Drawer(?) in Coal Pit b. Whiston, David Atherton Son 13 Drawer(?) in Coal Pit b. Parr Lancs. Also at home was Ellen Stott Servant 15 Domestic Servant b. Whiston.In the 1881 Census living at Hall Lane, North Side, Shop, Huyton with Roby Lancs was Jacob Atherton Head M 28 Tailor & Draper b. Whiston Lancs, Sarah A Atherton Wife M 25 b. Hulcote Northants, Edith J Atherton Dau 4 Scholar b. Huyton Lancs, Mabel Atherton Dau 2 b. Huyton.In the 1891Census living at Victoria Road Huyton with Roby Lancs was Jacob Atherton Head M 38 Manager Works b. Whiston Lancs, Sarah A Atherton Wife M 36 b. Hulcote Northants, Edith J Atherton Dau 14 Scholar b. Huyton, Mabel Atherton 12 Scholar b. Huyton, Sydney W Atherton Son 8 b. Huyton, Bertram C Atherton 6 Scholar b. Huyton, Frederick E Atherton Son 5 b. Huyton, William A Atherton Son 11m b. Huyton. Also at home was William Jeffery Grandfather M 63 Labourer b. Birmingham, Elizabeth Jeffery Grandmother 57 b. Towcester Northants and 2 servants Rebecca Ruckins and Martha Lawrence.In the 1901 Census living at Hurst House Huyton with Roby Lancs was Jacob Atherton Head M 48 Electrical Manufacturer b. Whiston Lancs, Sarah A Atherton Wife M 45 b. Stoke Bruerne Northants, Edith Atherton Dau S 24 b. Huyton, Mabel Atherton Dau S 22 b. Huyton, Bertram C Atherton 16 Apprentice Electrical Engineer b. Huyton, Arthur W Atherton Son 10 b. Huyton, Victor S Atherton Son 8 b. Huyton. Also at home was Richard L Morris Visitor S 24 Schoolmaster b. Birkenhead Cheshire and a kitchen maid, 2 x house maids, 2 x Waitresses and 1 footman.
      In the 1911 Census l;iving at Singleton, St Mary`s Road Huyton Lancs was Jacob Atherton Head M 58 Merchant General Dealer and Building Material Dealer b. Whiston Lancs, Sarah Ann Atherton Wife M (38 years) 55 (8 Ch b. alive, 7 still living, 1 died) b. Stoke Bruerne Northants, Edith Jeffery Atherton Dau M (3 years) 34 (1 Ch b. alive, 1 still living) b. Huyton, Mabel Atherton S 32 b. Huyton,
      Sydney William Atherton Son S 28 Electrical Engineer b. Huyton, Bertram Cecil Atherton Son S 27 Electrical Engineer b. Huyton, Frederick Ernest Atherton Son S 25 Electrical Engineer b. Huyton, Arthur William Atherton Son S 20 Cotton Workers Assistant b. Huyton, Victor Stanley Atherton Son S 18 Student (Dentist) b. Huyton, Jack Atherton Morris Grand Son 18m b. Huyton. Also at home was Jeanette DemolisVisitor S 21 Sick Nurse b. Anterp Belgium.