Atherton One-Name Study

Peter ATHERTON

Male Est 1831 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Peter ATHERTON 
    Born Est 1831  Stockport, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Bobbin Turner 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I346  Atherton One Name Study
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2017 

    Father James ATHERTON,   b. 23 Oct 1793, Altrincham, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1847, Stockport, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Mary PARTINGTON,   b. 22 Dec 1790, Stockport, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 5 Jan 1814  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From IGI. On 5 Jan 1814 James Atherton married Mary Partington at the Cathedral Manchester. Batch No M005465.
      From look-up on UKGEN - James ATHERTON Bachelor of this Parish & Town of Manchester Turner & Mary PARTINGTON of this Parish & Town of Manchester Spinster were married...by Banns...this fifth day of January 1814. Both signed. Witnesses [J] CHANTLER & Wm ????????
    Family ID F1772  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary WRIGHT,   b. 1832, Bury, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1874, Stockport, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1851  Stockport, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Certificate:
      Peter Atherton married Mary Wright at Norbury Church Stockport on 29 Nov 1851. (Both `Of Age`). Peter was a Bobbin Turner and Mary was a Baker. Residence for both shown as Bosden. Father James Atherton also a Bobbin Turner and John Wright also a Baker! Witness were Nicholas Cookson and Robert Sutcliffe.
      (NB. Note from B-G Forum - PR`s show Father James as Bobbin `WINDER`)
    Children 
     1. Alfred ATHERTON,   b. 17 Sep 1852, Brinnington, Stockport, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1918, Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Elizabeth Ellen ATHERTON,   b. 10 May 1857, Stockport, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1858, Stockport, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F697  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In 1841 census living at Bamford St Stockport (First District) was James Atherton 45 Head M Bobbin Turner b. Cheshire, Mary Atherton 50 Wife b. Cheshire, Ellen Atherton 15 Dau Weaver b. Cheshire, James Atherton 13 b. Cheshire and Peter Atherton 12 b. Cheshire.
      .In 1852 at birth of son Alfred, he was shown as a Bobbin Turner - living at 56 Withens Row, Brinnington, Stockport.Have been unable to trace beyond 1857 (but see note below?????) at birth of daughter Elizabeth Ellen! (His wife Mary re-married in 1859!).Is this my Peter? (Joining the Army 2 months after the birth of his son Alfred!):From the military records on Find My Past (Regrettably no Next of Kin/Marital Status is shown) - Peter Atherton (1438 Pte) joined 80th Regt in Manchester on 15 Nov 1852 aged 22 years. Transferred to 28th Regt 1854 and also served in 51 Foot (LI?) from Mar 1863.
      He was medically discharged to Bow Lunatic Asylum (Grove Hall in Fairfield Road) on 13 Oct 1868 aged 37 years 10 months having served a total of 12 years 247 days - Malta 2 yrs 183 days, Turkey & Crimea 2 years 40 days and East Indies 8 years 24 days.
      In possession of 3 Good Conduct Badges.
      In possession of Turkish & Crimea Medal and clasps for Inkerman and Sebastopol.
      His name appears 9 times in the Regimental Defaulters Book and has been tried by Court Martial!
      He was to be entitled to a deferred pension on 13 Nov 1880.
      A link to the 28th Regt (North Gloucestershire) giving details of the Crimean War is:
      http://glosters.tripod.com/crimean.html
      1871 Census - living in Brook St Oldham as a Boarder Unm aged 40 - Wood Bobbin Turner b. Oldham(!). With Solomon 56 & Sarah 52 Walker and another boarder Robert Wheatley Unm 23.
      1881 Census?
      1891 Census - b. 1831 Stockport Lodger, Single, 60 - Wood Turner - living at 18-22 Hr Hillgate Stockport (St Thomas) - 1 of 47 lodgers! (RG12/2798)
      1901 Census?