John ATHERTON

Male Est 1856 - 1932  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name John ATHERTON 
    Born Est 1856  Huyton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Lancs OPC: Baptism: 5 Oct 1856 St Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
      John Atherton - [Child] of Robert Atherton & Ellen
      Abode: Soho St
      Occupation: Labourer
      Baptised by: J. W. Welsh Asst. Curate
      Register: Baptisms 1856 - 1857, Page 80, Entry 636
      Source: LDS Film 93887
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Died 14 Feb 1932  Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5030  Atherton
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2017 

    Father Robert ATHERTON,   b. 29 Mar 1829, Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1861, West Derby, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Mother Ellen HESKETH,   b. Est 1830, Simonswood, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1861, West Derby, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married 22 May 1855  Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Lancs OPC - Year incorrect (GRO states 1855)?
      Marriage: 22 May 1854 St Chad, Kirkby, Lancashire, England
      Robert Atherton - 26 Farmer Batchelor of Kirkby
      Ellen Hesketh - 26 Spinster of Simonswood
      Groom`s Father: John Atherton, Farmer
      Bride`s Father: Thomas Hesketh, Farmer
      Witness: James Hesketh; Margaret Hesketh
      Married by Licence by: Edwd Marton
      Register: Marriages 1837 - 1902, Page 56, Entry 112
      Source: LDS Film 1545853
    Notes 
    • Flat stone.

      Sacred/ to the Memory of/ Henry Son of Thomas & Hannah/ Hesketh who died 11th October 1857/ aged 21 Years/ The said Thomas Hesketh died 17th/ October 1857 aged 59 Years/ Elizabeth their daughter died 19th/ October 1857 aged 23 Years/ Ellen Atherton their Daughter/ Died November 5th 1861 aged 31/ Years. Also Robert Atherton her/ Husband Died December 7th 1861/ Aged 32 Years/ Also Esther Grand daughter of/ The above died May 5th 1864/ Aged 16 Years/ In Memory of James Hesketh who/ died June 5th 1879. Aged 47 Years/ Also of Hannah widow of the above/ Thomas Hesketh who died March 28th/ 1880. Aged 68 years./ Also of Hannah Peet who died/ Dec 28th 1903. Aged 62 Years. [1]
    Family ID F4886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary WOODS,   b. Est 1865, Simonswood, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1952, Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1890  Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Lancs OPC: Marriage: 18 Mar 1890 St Chad, Kirkby, Lancashire, England
      John Atherton - 33 Farmer Batchelor of Kirkby
      Mary Woods - 24 Spinster of Simonswood
      Groom`s Father: Robert Atherton, deceased
      Bride`s Father: Joseph Woods, Farmer
      Witness: Richard Edward Walker; Elizabeth Woods
      Married by Banns by: John Leach Vicar
      Register: Marriages 1837 - 1902, Page 184, Entry 368
      Source: LDS Film 1545853
    Notes 
    • In/ Memory of/ Joseph,/ the beloved son of/ John and Mary Atherton,/ who died January 12th 1896,/ aged 3 years and 5 months./ Also of John, their son,/ who died November 20th 1896, aged 5 hours./ Also John/ beloved husband of Mary Atherton,/ who died Feb 14th 1932,/ aged 75 years./ Also Mary Atherton/ beloved wife of the above/ who died November 26th 1952, aged 87 years [1]
    Children 
     1. Robert Henry ATHERTON,   b. 19 Jan 1891, West Derby, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1974  (Age 83 years)
     2. Joseph ATHERTON,   b. 9 Aug 1892, Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1896, Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     3. John ATHERTON,   b. Between Oct 1896 and Dec 1896, West Derby, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1896, Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. James ATHERTON,   b. 23 May 1898, Simonswood, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F5370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Est 1856 - Huyton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Mar 1890 - Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 1932 - Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • GRO Birth entry not found.
      In the 1861 Census living at 9 Prescot Street, West Derby, Liverpool, Lancs was Robert Atherton Head M 32 Provision Dealer b. Kirkby Lancs, Ellen Atherton Wife M 31 b. Simonswood Lancs, John Atherton Son 4 b. Liverpool, Hannah Atherton Dau 2 b. Liverpool, Thomas Atherton Son 1 b. Liverpool. Also at home was Catherine Breen Servant Unm 33 b. Wexford Ireland.1871?In the 1881 Census living at Dungeon Brow, Pear Tree, Kirkby, Lancs was Joseph Atherton Head M 42 Farmer of 24 acres employing 6 labourers b. Kirkby Lancs, Catherine Atherton Wife M 38 Farmers wife b. Melling Lancs, John Atherton Son 6 Scholar b. Kirkby, Margaret R Atherton Dau 3 b. Kirkby, Florence H Atherton Dau 2 b. Kirkby, Josephine Atherton Dau 1 b. Kirkby. At home also was John Atherton Nephew S 24 Farm Servant Indoor b. Liverpool and Margaret Bridges Niece S 20 General Servant Domestic. 4 Servants - John McNamara 23, John Coleman 23, John Flannery 24 and Martin Foy 30 all b. Ireland.In the 1891 Census living at Moss Lane, Kirkby, Lancs was John Atherton Head M 35 Farmer b. Liverpool Lancs, Mary Atherton Wife M 25 b. Simonswood Lancs, Robert H Atherton Son 2m b. Kirkby. Also at home were 2 Servants - Henry Arnold S 18 and Henry Chappell 30.In the 1901 Census living at Moss House Farm, Simonswood, Lancs was John Atherton Head M 42 Farmer b. Liverpool Lancs, Mary Atherton Wife M 35 b. Simonswood, Robert Atherton Son 10 b. Kirkby Lancs, James Atherton Son 2 b. Simonswood. Also at home were 3 Servants - George Blackhurst S 18, William Barlow S 18 and Ellen Ratcliffe S 21.
      In the 1911 Census living at Moss House Farm, Simonswood, Lancs was John Atherton Head M 53 Farmer b. Liverpool Lancs, Mary Atherton Wife M (21 years) 44 (4 Ch b. alive, 2 still living, 2 died) b. Simonswood, Robert Atherton Son S 20 Teamman on Farm b. Kirkby Lancs, James Atherton Son 12 School b. Kirkby. also at home was William Woods Nephew 15 Labourer on Farm b. Liverpool and 2 servants - Phillip Cain S 21 and Mary Ann Irvine S 21.

  • Sources 
    1. [S14501023] Kirkby St Chad's.