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Esther RAWLINSON
Cotton weaver of Blackburn, Lancashire
Alternative names
Esther FORREST (Married)
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Esther RAWLINSON
~1871 - ~1941
Cotton weaver of Blackburn, Lancashire
Spouses and Descendants
Generations
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Esther RAWLINSON
~1871 - ~1941
Cotton weaver of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. John FORREST (1875 - ~1915)
 
Firth FORREST
1897 - 1968
Storekeeper (Assembly Room Store - Royal Ordnance Factory) of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Mary Ann YATES (1899 - 1962)
 
John FORREST
1920 - ~1980
Paper mill worker of Blackburn, Lancashire
Robert FORREST
1922 - ~1981
Bakery assistant of Blackburn, Lancashire
A Private Individual
Clifford FORREST
1929 - 1929
of Blackburn, Lancashire
Esther FORREST
1900 - 1965
Cotton weaver of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Edward DAVIES (1896 - ~1967)
 
A Private Individual
  m. Fred SMITH (~1905 - ?)
 
Arthur DAVIES
1921 - ~1980
of Blackburn, Lancashire
Edward FORREST
1904 - 1968
Engineer and stoker at cotton mill of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Ethel E BLACKBURN (1905 - ~1972)
 
A Private Individual
 
A Private Individual
John FORREST
1907 - ~1973
Paper mill worker of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Doris KNOWLES (1907 - ~1973)
 
A Private Individual
Jane FORREST
1908 - 1979
Cotton weaver of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. William Henry HAWORTH (1909 - 2004)
 
Royden HAWORTH
1929 - 1982
of Blackburn, Lancashire
 
A Private Individual
A Private Individual
 
Arthur FORREST
1911 - 1982
of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Phyllis M MCGOWAN (1909 - 1967)
 
Narrative and Notes
Timeline
Personal Family World
Date
Age*
Event
Place
btw 1871 and 1872
0
Birth 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q1 1896
25
Marriage to husband John FORREST 
Blackburn, Lancashire
23 Nov 1897
26
Birth of son Firth FORREST 
Blackburn, Lancashire
10 May 1900
29
Birth of daughter Esther FORREST 
Blackburn, Lancashire
26 Dec 1904
33
Birth of son Edward FORREST 
 

Date provided in 1939 Register conflicts with Q1 1904 Birth Register. Perhaps date should be 26 Dec 1903.

 
Blackburn, Lancashire
13 May 1907
36
Birth of son John FORREST 
10 11 12 
Blackburn, Lancashire
28 Jul 1908
37
Birth of daughter Jane FORREST 
13 14 15 
Blackburn, Lancashire
2 Apr 1911
39
query Caution: Recorded age does not match calculated age (40).
Census 
16 
 
Occupation: Cotton weaver 
17 
 
11 Nov 1911
40
Birth of son Arthur FORREST 
18 19 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q1 1918
47
Marriage of daughter Esther FORREST and Edward DAVIES 
20 
Blackburn, Lancashire
bef 27 Jun 1919
48
Death of husband John FORREST 
21 
 
27 Jun 1919
48
Marriage of son Firth FORREST and Mary Ann YATES 
22 
Christ Church, Blackburn, Lancashire, England
Q4 1923
52
Marriage of son Edward FORREST and Ethel E BLACKBURN 
23 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q3 1928
57
Marriage of daughter Jane FORREST and William Henry HAWORTH 
24 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q2 1930
59
Marriage of son John FORREST and Doris KNOWLES 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q2 1933
62
Marriage of son Arthur FORREST and Phyllis M MCGOWAN 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q4 1965
94
Death of daughter Esther FORREST 
25 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q1 1968
97
Death of son Edward FORREST 
26 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q4 1968
97
Death of son Firth FORREST 
27 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q1 1979
108
Death of daughter Jane FORREST 
28 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q1 1982
111
Death of son Arthur FORREST 
29 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Documented age, Calculated age, Estimated age
Citations
1 - UK 1911 Census - 2 April 1911

John Forrest - Head - 36 - Married 15 years - 6 children, 5 living, 1 died - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British - 0

Esther Forrest - Wife - 39 - Married - 6 children, 5 living, 1 died - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Firth Forrest - Son - 13 - - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Esther Forrest - Daughter - 11 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Edward Forrest - Son - 7 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

John Forrest - Son - 3 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Jane Forrest - Daughter - 2 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

2 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005

First name(s)

John

Last name

Forrest

Marriage quarter

1

Marriage year

1896

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

John Forrest married one of these people

Margaret Jane Snape, Esther Rawlinson

District

Blackburn

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

459

3 - Parish Registers of Christchurch, Blackburn

BAPTISMS solemnized in the Parish of Christ Church Blackburn in the County of Blackburn in the Year 1897

Born: Nov 23

When baptised: Dec 19

Name: Firth

Parents: John & Esther Forrest

Abode: 12 Swan Street

Quality, Trade or Profession: Weaver

Ceremony performed by: ABP Lillingston

4 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index 1837-1915

First name(s)

Esther

Last name

Forrest

Birth year

1900

Birth quarter

2

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

-

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

413

5 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

8 Paterson Street, Blackburn, Blackburn C.B., Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Firth

Forrest

11 Nov 1899

Male

Assembly Room Store Storekeeper Ordnance Factory

Married

234

1

Mary A

Forrest

07 Jul 1899

Female

Paper Mill Labourer

Married

234

2

Joan

Forrest

11 Jul 1920

Male

Paper Mill Labourer

Single

234

3

Robert

Forrest

15 Aug 1922

Male

Bakery Assistant

Single

234

4

The record for this person is officially closed.

20 Paterson Street, Blackburn, Blackburn C.B., Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Edward

Davies

28 Feb 1896

Male

Baker (Heavy Worker)

Married

240

1

Esther

Davies

10 May 1900

Female

Weaver Cotton Manufacture

Married

240

2

The record for this person is officially closed.

Ref: RG101/4230I/018/11 Letter Code: NBOC

6 - Blackburn, Christchurch Parish Records
Citation image

First name(s)

Esther

Last name

Forrest

Birth year

1900

Birth date

10 May 1900

Baptism year

1900

Baptism date

10 Jun 1900

Baptism place

Blackburn, Christ Church

Denomination

Church Of England

Diocese

Blackburn

Residence

12 Swan St

Father's first name(s)

John

Father's occupation

Weaver

Mother's first name(s)

Esther

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Archive

Lancashire Record Office

Archive reference

PR 3074/1/5

Register type

Baptisms

Register year range

1892-1907

Page

151

7 - UK 1911 Census - 2 April 1911

John Forrest - Head - 36 - Married 15 years - 6 children, 5 living, 1 died - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British - 0

Esther Forrest - Wife - 39 - Married - 6 children, 5 living, 1 died - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Firth Forrest - Son - 13 - - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Esther Forrest - Daughter - 11 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Edward Forrest - Son - 7 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

John Forrest - Son - 3 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Jane Forrest - Daughter - 2 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

8 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index 1837-1915

First name(s)

Edward

Last name

Forrest

Birth year

1904

Birth quarter

1

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

-

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

358

9 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

18 Swan Street, Blackburn, Blackburn C.B., Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Edward

Forrest

26 Dec 1904

Male

Cotton Mill Engineer And Stoker

Married

288

1

Ethel E

Forrest

26 Jul 1905

Female

Weaver Cotton Manufacture

Married

288

2

Margaret

Hutchinson (Forrest)

13 Mar 1924

Female

Weaver Cotton Manufacture

Single

288

3

Ref: RG101/4230I/022/15 Letter Code: NBOC

10 - UK 1911 Census - 2 April 1911

John Forrest - Head - 36 - Married 15 years - 6 children, 5 living, 1 died - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British - 0

Esther Forrest - Wife - 39 - Married - 6 children, 5 living, 1 died - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Firth Forrest - Son - 13 - - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Esther Forrest - Daughter - 11 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Edward Forrest - Son - 7 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

John Forrest - Son - 3 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Jane Forrest - Daughter - 2 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

11 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index 1837-1915

First name(s)

John

Last name

Forrest

Birth year

1907

Birth quarter

2

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

Rawlinson

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

425

12 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939

16 Hollins Road, Darwen, Darwen M.B., Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Jonathan

Knowles

05 Apr 1862

Male

Cotton Loomer Retired

Married

309

1

Sarah S

Knowles

08 Dec 1864

Female

Cotton Winder Retired

Married

309

2

John

Forrest

13 May 1907

Male

Back Lentin Paper Mill

Married

309

3

Doris

Forrest

19 May 1907

Female

Cotton Weaver

Married

309

4

Eric

Forrest

10 Jan 1886

Male

At School

Single

309

5

Ref: RG101/4738A/024/24 Letter Code: NUFE

13 - UK 1911 Census - 2 April 1911

John Forrest - Head - 36 - Married 15 years - 6 children, 5 living, 1 died - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British - 0

Esther Forrest - Wife - 39 - Married - 6 children, 5 living, 1 died - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Firth Forrest - Son - 13 - - Cotton Weaver - Cotton Mill- - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Esther Forrest - Daughter - 11 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Edward Forrest - Son - 7 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

John Forrest - Son - 3 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

Jane Forrest - Daughter - 2 - School - - - Lancashire, Blackburn - British

14 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index 1837-1915

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Forrest

Birth year

1908

Birth quarter

3

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

Rawlinson

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

419

15 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

William H

Howarth

16 Apr 1909

Male

Cotton Room Overlooker Heavy Work

Married

207

1

Jane

Howarth

28 Jul 1908

Female

Cotton Weaver

Married

207

2

Royden

Howarth

06 Jan 1929

Male

At School

Single

207

3

Ref: RG101/4230A/016/9 Letter Code: NBNU

16 - UK 1911 Census - 2 April 1911
Citation image

2 Rose Street Blackburn, Blackburn, Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Sex

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

John

Forrest

Head

Married

Male

36

1875

Cotton Weaver

Lancshire Blackburn

Esther

Forrest

Wife

Married

Female

39

1872

Cotton Weaver

Lancshire Blackburn

Fith

Forrest

Son

-

Male

13

1898

Cotton Weaver

Lancshire Blackburn

Esther

Forrest

Daughter

-

Female

11

1900

School

Lancshire Blackburn

Edward

Forrest

Son

-

Male

7

1904

School

Lancshire Blackburn

John

Forrest

Son

-

Male

3

1908

School

Lancshire Blackburn

Jane

Forrest

Daughter

-

Female

2

1909

School

Lancshire Blackburn

Series

RG14

Piece number

25109

Schedule

413

17 - UK 1911 Census - 2 April 1911
Citation image

2 Rose Street Blackburn, Blackburn, Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Sex

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

John

Forrest

Head

Married

Male

36

1875

Cotton Weaver

Lancshire Blackburn

Esther

Forrest

Wife

Married

Female

39

1872

Cotton Weaver

Lancshire Blackburn

Fith

Forrest

Son

-

Male

13

1898

Cotton Weaver

Lancshire Blackburn

Esther

Forrest

Daughter

-

Female

11

1900

School

Lancshire Blackburn

Edward

Forrest

Son

-

Male

7

1904

School

Lancshire Blackburn

John

Forrest

Son

-

Male

3

1908

School

Lancshire Blackburn

Jane

Forrest

Daughter

-

Female

2

1909

School

Lancshire Blackburn

Series

RG14

Piece number

25109

Schedule

413

18 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index 1837-1915

First name(s)

Arthur

Last name

Forrest

Birth year

1911

Birth quarter

4

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

Rawlinson

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

671

19 - England & Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007 and United Kingdom Deaths 2007-2017

First name(s)

Arthur

Last name

Forrest

Gender

Male

Birth day

11

Birth month

11

Birth year

1911

Age

-

Death quarter

1

Death year

1982

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

40

Page

0181

20 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005

First name(s)

Esther

Last name

Forrest

Marriage quarter

1

Marriage year

1918

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

Esther Forrest married one of these people

Edward Davies

Spouse's last name

Davies

District

Blackburn

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

636

21 - Christ Church Blackburn

Event Date: 27 Jun 1919

Parish: Blackburn, Christ Church, Lancashire, England

Name: Firth Forrest 21 Bachelor of 2 Rose Street

Spouse: Mary Ann Yates 21 Spinster of 40 Patterson St

Father: John Forrest (deceased) - Weaver

Spouse Father: Robert Yates - Spinner

Witnessed by: Edward Davies and Esther Davies

22 - Christ Church Blackburn

Event Date: 27 Jun 1919

Parish: Blackburn, Christ Church, Lancashire, England

Name: Firth Forrest 21 Bachelor of 2 Rose Street

Spouse: Mary Ann Yates 21 Spinster of 40 Patterson St

Father: John Forrest (deceased) - Weaver

Spouse Father: Robert Yates - Spinner

Witnessed by: Edward Davies and Esther Davies

23 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005

First name(s)

Edward

Last name

Forrest

Marriage quarter

4

Marriage year

1923

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

Edward Forrest married one of these people

Ethel E Blackburn

Spouse's last name

Blackburn

District

Blackburn

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

589

24 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Forrest

Marriage quarter

3

Marriage year

1928

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

Jane Forrest married one of these people

Willian H Haworth

Spouse's last name

Haworth

District

Blackburn

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

850

25 - England & Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007 and United Kingdom Deaths 2007-2017

First name(s)

Esther

Last name

Davies

Gender

Female

Birth day

-

Birth month

-

Birth year

1900

Age

65

Death quarter

4

Death year

1965

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

10B

Page

384

26 - England & Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007 and United Kingdom Deaths 2007-2017

First name(s)

Edward

Last name

Forrest

Gender

Male

Birth day

-

Birth month

-

Birth year

1904

Age

64

Death quarter

1

Death year

1968

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

10B

Page

525

27 - England & Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007 and United Kingdom Deaths 2007-2017

First name(s)

Firth

Last name

Forrest

Gender

Male

Birth day

-

Birth month

-

Birth year

1897

Age

71

Death quarter

4

Death year

1968

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

10B

Page

376

28 - England & Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007 and United Kingdom Deaths 2007-2017

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Howarth

Gender

Female

Birth day

28

Birth month

7

Birth year

1908

Age

-

Death quarter

1

Death year

1979

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

40

Page

0284

29 - England & Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007 and United Kingdom Deaths 2007-2017

First name(s)

Arthur

Last name

Forrest

Gender

Male

Birth day

11

Birth month

11

Birth year

1911

Age

-

Death quarter

1

Death year

1982

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

40

Page

0181

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