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Richard BLACKBURN
Gardener of Blackburn, Lancashire
Ancestors
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John BLACKBURN
~1823 - ~1873
Richard BLACKBURN
1864 - 1952
Gardener of Blackburn, Lancashire
 
Jane SMITH
~1836 - ~1886
Spouses and Descendants
Generations
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Richard BLACKBURN
1864 - 1952
Gardener of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Harriet FORREST (1873 - 1956)
 
May BLACKBURN
1898 - 1964
of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Albert BICKERSTAFF (1896 - 1963)
 
Olive BICKERSTAFF
1930 - 2000
of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Leslie BARRACLOUGH (1928 - 1999)
 
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William BLACKBURN
1900 - 1968
Woollen & trimming merchant sales and maker of army clothing etc of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Elsie FIELDING (1905 - 1980)
 
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Olive BLACKBURN
1901 - 1981
Assistant cook of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Robert DAWES (1902 - ~1967)
 
Richard BLACKBURN
1904 - 1964
Wholesale woollen warehouse salesman of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Elsie TATE (1907 - 1984)
 
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Arthur BLACKBURN
1906 - 1987
Painter and decorator of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Sarah J LOWE (1910 - ~1971)
 
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Narrative and Notes
Timeline
Personal Family World
Date
Age*
Event
Place
6 Aug 1864
0
Birth 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q4 1887
23
Marriage of brother James BLACKBURN and Nancy FORREST 
Blackburn, Lancashire
19 Oct 1897
33
Marriage to wife Harriet FORREST 
St Paul's, Blackburn, Lancashire, England
18 May 1898
33
Birth of daughter May BLACKBURN 
Blackburn, Lancashire
6 Jan 1900
35
Birth of son William BLACKBURN 
10 
Blackburn, Lancashire
31 Mar 1901
32
query Caution: Recorded age does not match calculated age (36).
Census 
11 
22 Crossfield Street, Blackburn, Lancashire
Q2 1901
36
Death of brother James BLACKBURN 
12 13 
Blackburn, Lancashire
3 Nov 1901
37
Birth of daughter Olive BLACKBURN 
14 15 
Blackburn, Lancashire
2 Jul 1904
39
Birth of son Richard BLACKBURN 
16 17 
Blackburn, Lancashire
14 Oct 1906
42
Birth of son Arthur BLACKBURN 
18 19 
Blackburn, Lancashire
2 Apr 1911
46
Census 
20 
8 Minnie Terrace, Blackburn, Lancashire
2 Apr 1911
46
Occupation: Hay and straw dealer 
21 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q3 1924
59
Marriage of daughter May BLACKBURN and Albert BICKERSTAFF 
22 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q3 1928
63
Marriage of son William BLACKBURN and Elsie FIELDING 
23 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q1 1930
65
Marriage of son Richard BLACKBURN and Elsie TATE 
24 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q2 1932
67
Marriage of son Arthur BLACKBURN and Sarah J LOWE 
25 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q3 1932
67
Marriage of daughter Olive BLACKBURN and Robert DAWES 
26 
Blackburn, Lancashire
29 Sep 1939
75
Census 
27 
8 Minnie Terrace, Blackburn, Lancashire
29 Sep 1939
75
Occupation: Gardener 
28 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q1 1952
87
Death 
29 30 
Blackburn, Lancashire
22 Feb 1956
91
Death of wife Harriet FORREST 
31 
475 Revidge Road, Blackburn, Lancashire
Q4 1964
100
Death of son Richard BLACKBURN 
32 
Blackburn, Lancashire
3 Dec 1964
100
Death of daughter May BLACKBURN 
33 
Darwen, Lancashire
3 Jan 1968
103
Death of son William BLACKBURN 
34 
125 Langham Road, Blackburn, Lancashire
29 Nov 1981
117
Death of daughter Olive BLACKBURN 
35 
475 Revidge Road, Blackburn, Lancashire
Q4 1987
123
Death of son Arthur BLACKBURN 
36 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Documented age, Calculated age, Estimated age
Citations
1 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index 1837-1915

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Blackburn

Birth quarter

3

Birth year

1864

Mother's maiden name

Smith

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

334

2 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

8 Minnie Terrace,Blackburn,Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Richard

Blackburn

06 Aug 1864

Male

Gardener

Married

367

1

Harriet

Blackburn

24 Aug 1873

Female

Unpaid Domestic Duties

Married

367

2

Arthur

Blackburn

14 Oct 1906

Male

Painter & Decorator

Married

367

3

The record for this person is officially closed. For individual people, records remain closed for a century after their birth (the 100-year rule), unless it can be proven that they passed away before this milestone.

Ref: RG101/4227C/023/32 Letter Code: NBNC

10 Minnie Terrace,Blackburn,Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Robert

Dawes

07 Jan 1902

Male

Roller Coverer Cotton Spinning

Married

368

1

Olive

Dawes

03 Nov 1901

Female

Assistant Cook

Married

368

2

Ref: RG101/4227C/023/37 Letter Code: NBNC

3 - Blackburn - Forrest marriage registration reference

Marriages Dec 1887

--------------------------------- -----------------------------------------------

BLACKBURN James Blackburn 8e 596

FORREST Nancy Blackburn 8e 596

4 - St Pauls Church, Blackburn

October 19 1897

Richard Blackburn - 30 - Bachelor - Hay and Straw Dealer - 136 Duke's Brow - John Blackburn - Gardener

Harriet Forrest - 24 - Spinster - Winder - 22 Crossfield Street - James Forrest (deceased) - Spinner

Witnessed by: William Anderton, Ann Green

5 - UK 1901 Census - 31st March 1901

Richard Blackburn - Head - M - 32 - Hay and Straw Dealer - Own account - Lancs, Blackburn

Harriet Blackburn - Wife - M - 27 - Cotton Winder - Worker - - Lancs, Blackburn

May Blackburn - Daur - 3 - - Lancs, Blackburn

William Blackburn - Son - 1 - - Lancs, Blackburn

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

First name(s)

May

Last name

Blackburn

Birth quarter

2

Birth year

1898

Mother's maiden name

Forrest

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

436

7 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

5 Ivy Terrace, Darwen, Darwen M.B., Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Albert

Bickerstaff

12 Dec 1896

Male

Tape Sizer Cotton Manufacture

Married

109

1

May

Bickerstaff

18 May 1898

Female

Unpaid Domestic Duties

Married

109

2

Olive

Barraclough (Bickerstaff)

21 Jul 1930

Female

At School

Single

109

3

The record for this person is officially closed. For individual people, records remain closed for a century after their birth (the 100-year rule), unless it can be proven that they passed away before this milestone. Use the ‘Open This Record’ button if you believe that this person is now deceased

Ref: RG101/4740B/011/5 Letter Code: NUFV

8 - UK 1901 Census - 31st March 1901

Richard Blackburn - Head - M - 32 - Hay and Straw Dealer - Own account - Lancs, Blackburn

Harriet Blackburn - Wife - M - 27 - Cotton Winder - Worker - - Lancs, Blackburn

May Blackburn - Daur - 3 - - Lancs, Blackburn

William Blackburn - Son - 1 - - Lancs, Blackburn

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

First name(s)

William

Last name

Blackburn

Birth quarter

1

Birth year

1900

Mother's maiden name

Forrest

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

407

10 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
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125 Langham Road, Blackburn, Blackburn C.B., Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

William

Blackburn

06 Jan 1900

Male

Woollen & Trimming Merchants Sales Also Maker Of Army Clothing Etc (Employ

Married

167

1

Elsie

Blackburn

23 Oct 1905

Female

Unpaid Domestic Duties

Married

167

2

The record for this person is officially closed. For individual people, records remain closed for a century after their birth (the 100-year rule), unless it can be proven that they passed away before this milestone. Use the ‘Open This Record’ button if you believe that this person is now deceased

Ref: RG101/4232E/012/22 Letter Code: NBOS

11 - UK 1901 Census - 31st March 1901
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Richard Blackburn - Head - M - 32 - Hay and Straw Dealer - Own account - Lancs, Blackburn

Harriet Blackburn - Wife - M - 27 - Cotton Winder - Worker - - Lancs, Blackburn

May Blackburn - Daur - 3 - - Lancs, Blackburn

William Blackburn - Son - 1 - - Lancs, Blackburn

Elizabeth Forrest - M in Law - Wid - 68 - Housekeeper (late Cotton Weaver) - Yorkshire, Ingleton

12 - UK 1911 Census - 2 April 1911
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10 Manor Road Blackburn -, Blackburn, Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Sex

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

Nancy

Blackburn

Head

Widow

Female

46

1865

-

Blackburn Lanc

Janie

Blackburn

Daughter

Single

Female

22

1889

Weaver

Blackburn Lanc

Elizabeth

Blackburn

Daughter

Single

Female

20

1891

Weaver

Blackburn Lanc

Harriet

Blackburn

Daughter

Single

Female

18

1893

Weaver

Blackburn Lanc

Robert

Blackburn

Son

Single

Male

17

1894

Shop Assistant Grocery Business

Blackburn Lanc

Fred

Blackburn

Son

-

Male

11

1900

Scool Boy

Blackburn Lanc

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

First name(s)

James

Last name

Blackburn

Gender

Male

Birth day

-

Birth month

-

Birth year

1863

Age

38

Death quarter

2

Death year

1901

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

8E

Page

277

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

First name(s)

Olive

Last name

Blackburn

Birth quarter

4

Birth year

1901

Mother's maiden name

Forrest

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

384

15 - Blackburn, Christchurch Parish Records
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First name(s)

Olive

Last name

Blackburn

Birth year

1901

Birth date

03 Nov 1901

Baptism year

1901

Baptism date

24 Nov 1901

Baptism place

Blackburn, Christ Church

Denomination

Church Of England

Diocese

Blackburn

Residence

22 Crossfield Street

Father's first name(s)

Richard

Father's occupation

Dealer

Mother's first name(s)

Harriet

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Archive

Lancashire Record Office

Archive reference

PR 3074/1/5

Register type

Baptisms

Register year range

1892-1907

Page

179

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

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Blackburn

Birth quarter

3

Birth year

1904

Mother's maiden name

Forrest

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

336

17 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

16 Oozebooth Terrace, Blackburn, Blackburn C.B., Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Richard

Blackburn

02 Jul 1904

Male

Wholesale Woollen Warehouse Salesman

Married

86

1

Elsie

Blackburn

07 Feb 1907

Female

Unpaid Domestic Duties

Married

86

2

The record for this person is officially closed. For individual people, records remain closed for a century after their birth (the 100-year rule), unless it can be proven that they passed away before this milestone.

Alfred Stanley

Tate

20 Feb 1928

Male

At School

Single

86

4

Ref: RG101/4222E/006/29 Letter Code: NBBG

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

First name(s)

Arthur

Last name

Blackburn

Birth quarter

4

Birth year

1906

Mother's maiden name

Forrest

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

334

19 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

10 Minnie Terrace,Blackburn,Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Robert

Dawes

07 Jan 1902

Male

Roller Coverer Cotton Spinning

Married

368

1

Olive

Dawes

03 Nov 1901

Female

Assistant Cook

Married

368

2

Ref: RG101/4227C/023/37 Letter Code: NBNC

20 - UK 1911 Census - 2 April 1911
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Richard Blackburn - Head - 46 - Married 13 years - 5 children with 5 living - Hay and straw dealer - own account - Lancs, Blackburn

Harriet Blackburn - Wife - 37 - Married - - Lancs, Blackburn

May Blackburn - Daughter - 12 - At school - - Lancs, Blackburn

William Blackburn - Son - 11 - At school - - Lancs, Blackburn

Olive Blackburn - Daughter - 9 - At school - - Lancs, Blackburn

Richard Blackburn - Son - 6 - At school - - Lancs, Blackburn

Arthur Blackburn - Son - 4 - At school - - Lancs, Blackburn

21 - UK 1911 Census - 2 April 1911

Richard Blackburn - Head - 46 - Married 13 years - 5 children with 5 living - Hay and straw dealer - own account - Lancs, Blackburn

Harriet Blackburn - Wife - 37 - Married - - Lancs, Blackburn

May Blackburn - Daughter - 12 - At school - - Lancs, Blackburn

William Blackburn - Son - 11 - At school - - Lancs, Blackburn

Olive Blackburn - Daughter - 9 - At school - - Lancs, Blackburn

Richard Blackburn - Son - 6 - At school - - Lancs, Blackburn

Arthur Blackburn - Son - 4 - At school - - Lancs, Blackburn

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

First name(s)

May

Last name

Blackburn

Marriage quarter

3

Marriage year

1924

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

May Blackburn married one of these people

Albert Bickerstaff

Spouse's last name

Bickerstaff

District

Blackburn

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

940

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

First name(s)

William

Last name

Blackburn

Marriage quarter

3

Marriage year

1928

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

William Blackburn married one of these people

Elsie Fielding

Spouse's last name

Fielding

District

Blackburn

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

1019

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

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Blackburn

Marriage quarter

1

Marriage year

1930

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

Richard Blackburn married one of these people

Elsie Tate

Spouse's last name

Tate

District

Blackburn

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

484

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

First name(s)

Arthur

Last name

Blackburn

Marriage quarter

2

Marriage year

1932

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

Arthur Blackburn married one of these people

Sarah J Lowe

Spouse's last name

Lowe

District

Blackburn

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

692

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

First name(s)

Olive

Last name

Blackburn

Marriage quarter

3

Marriage year

1932

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

Olive Blackburn married one of these people

Robert Dawes

Spouse's last name

Dawes

District

Blackburn

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

884

27 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

8 Minnie Terrace,Blackburn,Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Richard

Blackburn

06 Aug 1864

Male

Gardener

Married

367

1

Harriet

Blackburn

24 Aug 1873

Female

Unpaid Domestic Duties

Married

367

2

Arthur

Blackburn

14 Oct 1906

Male

Painter & Decorator

Married

367

3

The record for this person is officially closed. For individual people, records remain closed for a century after their birth (the 100-year rule), unless it can be proven that they passed away before this milestone.

Ref: RG101/4227C/023/32 Letter Code: NBNC

10 Minnie Terrace,Blackburn,Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Robert

Dawes

07 Jan 1902

Male

Roller Coverer Cotton Spinning

Married

368

1

Olive

Dawes

03 Nov 1901

Female

Assistant Cook

Married

368

2

Ref: RG101/4227C/023/37 Letter Code: NBNC

28 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

8 Minnie Terrace,Blackburn,Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Richard

Blackburn

06 Aug 1864

Male

Gardener

Married

367

1

Harriet

Blackburn

24 Aug 1873

Female

Unpaid Domestic Duties

Married

367

2

Arthur

Blackburn

14 Oct 1906

Male

Painter & Decorator

Married

367

3

The record for this person is officially closed. For individual people, records remain closed for a century after their birth (the 100-year rule), unless it can be proven that they passed away before this milestone.

Ref: RG101/4227C/023/32 Letter Code: NBNC

10 Minnie Terrace,Blackburn,Lancashire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Robert

Dawes

07 Jan 1902

Male

Roller Coverer Cotton Spinning

Married

368

1

Olive

Dawes

03 Nov 1901

Female

Assistant Cook

Married

368

2

Ref: RG101/4227C/023/37 Letter Code: NBNC

29 - England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1858-2019

BLACKBURN Harriet of 8 Minnie-terrace Blackburn widow died

22 february 1956 at 475 Revidge-road Blackburn Adminis-

tration Lancaster 28 March to William Blackburn commercial

traveller. Effects £325 17s 6d.

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

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Blackburn

Gender

Male

Birth day

-

Birth month

-

Birth year

1865

Age

87

Death quarter

1

Death year

1952

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

10B

Page

473

31 - England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1858-2019

BLACKBURN Harriet of 8 Minnie-terrace Blackburn widow died

22 february 1956 at 475 Revidge-road Blackburn Adminis-

tration Lancaster 28 March to William Blackburn commercial

traveller. Effects £325 17s 6d.

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

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Blackburn

Gender

Male

Birth day

-

Birth month

-

Birth year

1904

Age

60

Death quarter

4

Death year

1964

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

10B

Page

377

33 - England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1858-2019

BICKERSTAFF May of 5 Ivy Terrace Darwen Lancashire died

3 December 1964 Probate London 7 January to Olive

Barraclough and Maureen Camsey married women.

£1391.

34 - England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1858-2019

BLACKBURN William of 125 Langham Rd Blackburn died

3 January 1968 Probate Lancaster 7 February. £2196.

35 - England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1858-2019

DAWES, Olive of 475 Revidge Rd Blackburn died 29 November

1981 Probate Manchester 22 February £28222 822102420B

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

First name(s)

Arthur

Last name

Blackburn

Gender

Male

Birth day

14

Birth month

10

Birth year

1906

Age

-

Death quarter

4

Death year

1987

District

Blackburn

Register number

1087

County

Lancashire

Volume

40

Page

24

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