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William BLACKBURN
Woollen & trimming merchant sales and maker of army clothing etc of Blackburn, Lancashire
Ancestors
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John BLACKBURN
~1823 - ~1873
Richard BLACKBURN
1864 - 1952
Gardener of Blackburn, Lancashire
 
Jane SMITH
~1836 - ~1886
William BLACKBURN
1900 - 1968
Woollen & trimming merchant sales and maker of army clothing etc of Blackburn, Lancashire
 
William FORREST
~1799 - ~1885
Brick maker of Blackburn, Lancashire
James FORREST
1833 - 1889
Cotton spinner of Mellor, Lancashire
 
Thomas ELLISON
~1707 - bur.1793
of Billington, Blackburn, Lancashire
William ELLISON
1739 - bur.1799
Weaver of Billington, Blackburn, Lancashire
 
William STANNING
~1671 - ~1755
of Dinckley, Blackburn, Lancashire
Margaret STANNING
1713 - bur.1793
of Dinckley, Blackburn, Lancashire
 
John ELLISON
1771 - ~1846
Cotton weaver of Balderstone, Lancashire
 
Thomas SOWERBUTTS
~1667 - ~1752
of Ribchester, Lancashire
Richard SOWERBUTTS
bap.1708 - ~1776
of Ribchester, Lancashire
 
Ellen SOWERBUTTS
1745 - bur.1815
of Salesbury, Blackburn, Lancashire
 
Nancy ELLISON
bap.1803 - 1838
of Balderstone, Lancashire
 
George BARNES
~1738 - ~1815
of Mellor, Lancashire
Agnes 'Aggy' BARNES
1778 - bur.1823
of Mellor, Lancashire
 
Richard COUNSELL
~1723 - 1797
Cordwainer of Osbaldeston, Lancashire
Margaret 'Peggy' COUNSELL
1749 - ~1810
of Samlesbury, Lancashire
 
John HINDLE
~1690 - ~1765
Weaver of Mellor, Lancashire
Ann HINDLE
bap.1724 - ~1785
of Osbaldeston, Lancashire
 
Thomas SHARPLES
~1658 - ~1749
of Osbaldeston, Lancashire
Mary SHARPLES
bap.1704 - ~1764
of Osbaldeston, Lancashire
 
Unknown [SHARPLES]
~1658 - ~1708
Harriet FORREST
1873 - 1956
Cotton winder of Blackburn, Lancashire
 
John ARCHIBALD
~1613 - ~1698
of Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland
John ARCHIBALD
bap.1654 - ~1704
of Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland
 
Helen [ARCHIBALD]
~1613 - ~1663
John ARCHIBALD
1682 - ~1743
of Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland
 
Isabell PAUL
~1654 - ~1720
of Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland
Robert ARCHIBALD
1704 - bur.1750
Coal miner of Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland
 
Isobel HENDERSON
~1684 - ~1746
of Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland
Robert ARCHIBALD
1729 - ~1791
Coal miner of Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland
 
Robert BENNETT
~1655 - ~1740
of Newton, Dalkieth, Midlothian, Scotland
Janet BENNETT
1696 - ~1760
of Newton, Dalkieth, Midlothian, Scotland
 
Christian SMITH
~1667 - ~1740
of Newton, Dalkieth, Midlothian, Scotland
Henry ARCHIBALD
1766 - bur.1832
Soldier - 9th (East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot of Dalkieth, Midlothian, Scotland
 
James HUNTER
~1687 - ~1737
Jean HUNTER
1731 - ~1791
of Newton, Dalkieth, Midlothian, Scotland
 
Janet SIMPSON
~1699 - ~1749
Robert ARCHIBALD
1801 - 1872
Plasterer of Skipton, Yorkshire
 
John SAGAR
~1658 - ~1733
of Askrigg, Yorkshire
John SAGAR
1695 - bur.1764
of Askrigg, Yorkshire
 
John PARKIN
~1636 - ~1720
of Kirkby Ravensworth, Richmond, Yorkshire
Margaret PARKIN
bap.1672 - bur.1702
of Kirkby Ravensworth, Richmond, Yorkshire
 
Warwick SAGAR
bap.1737 - bur.1814
Parish Clerk of Askrigg, Yorkshire
 
Elizabeth TIPLADY
~1697 - bur.1782
of Askrigg, Yorkshire
Mary SAGAR
bap.1774 - 1852
Pauper of Askrigg, Yorkshire
 
James FAWCIT
~1698 - ~1782
of Askrigg, Yorkshire
Anne FAWCIT
bap.1738 - 1782
of Askrigg, Yorkshire
 
William NICHOLSON
~1669 - ~1754
of Askrigg, Yorkshire
Mary NICHOLSON
bap.1710 - bur.1773
of Askrigg, Yorkshire
 
(Caroline) Elizabeth ARCHIBALD
bap.1834 - 1903
Lodging house keeper of Askrigg, Yorkshire
 
John FIRTH
~1738 - ~1814
of Illingworth, Halifax, Yorkshire
John FIRTH
1782 - bur.1854
Hand loom weaver (worsted) of Northrowram, Yorkshire
 
Betty HOLDSWORTH
~1748 - ~1814
of Illingworth, Halifax, Yorkshire
Harriet FIRTH
1801 - 1857
of Paradise, Luddenden Foot, Yorkshire
 
John RAMSDEN
~1682 - ~1767
Clothier of Halifax, Yorkshire
James RAMSDEN
1723 - 1809
of Halifax, Yorkshire
 
Sarah WATERHOUSE
~1694 - ~1767
of Halifax, Yorkshire
Samuel RAMSDEN
1751 - 1824
of Ovenden, Yorkshire
 
John STANDEVEN
~1693 - ~1768
Cloth comber of Northrowram, Yorkshire
Martha STANDEVEN
1727 - 1806
of Northrowram, Yorkshire
 
Mary PICKLES
~1699 - ~1768
of Northrowram, Yorkshire
Hannah RAMSDEN
bap.1781 - ~1871
of Ovenden, Yorkshire
 
Benjamin TETLEY
~1652 - 1733
of Ovenden, Yorkshire
Benjamin TETLEY
1702 - ~1768
Wool comber of Ovenden, Yorkshire
 
Thomas HARTLEY
~1621 - ~1706
of Northrowram, Yorkshire
Martha HARTLEY
bap.1662 - 1733
of Halifax, Yorkshire
 
Ann TETLEY
1747 - 1835
of Ovenden, Yorkshire
 
John DOUGHTY
~1681 - bur.1762
of Ovenden, Yorkshire
Martha DOUGHTY
1712 - bur.1766
of Ovenden, Yorkshire
 
Spouses and Descendants
Generations
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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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A Private Individual
 
A Private Individual
A Private Individual
Narrative and Notes

William was enlisted as a driver in the Territorial Force of the 1st East Lancs Royal Field Artillery on 9 Feb 1915, but, having "made a mis-statement as to age on enlistment" was discharged on 19 Nov 1915 having served 283 days.

He married Elsie FIELDING in Q3 1928.

Timeline
Personal Family World
Date
Age*
Event
Place
6 Jan 1900
0
Birth 
Blackburn, Lancashire
31 Mar 1901
1
Census 
22 Crossfield Street, Blackburn, Lancashire
2 Apr 1911
11
Census 
8 Minnie Terrace, Blackburn, Lancashire
Q3 1924
24
Marriage of sister May BLACKBURN and Albert BICKERSTAFF 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q3 1928
28
Marriage to wife Elsie FIELDING 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q1 1930
30
Marriage of brother Richard BLACKBURN and Elsie TATE 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q2 1932
32
Marriage of brother Arthur BLACKBURN and Sarah J LOWE 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q3 1932
32
Marriage of sister Olive BLACKBURN and Robert DAWES 
10 
Blackburn, Lancashire
29 Sep 1939
39
Census 
11 
125 Langham Road, Blackburn, Lancashire
29 Sep 1939
39
Occupation: Woollen & trimming merchant sales and maker of army clothing etc 
12 
 
Q1 1952
52
Death of father Richard BLACKBURN 
13 14 
Blackburn, Lancashire
22 Feb 1956
56
Executor at the  of Harriet FORREST 
15 
475 Revidge Road, Blackburn, Lancashire
Q4 1964
64
Death of brother Richard BLACKBURN 
16 
Blackburn, Lancashire
3 Dec 1964
64
Death of sister May BLACKBURN 
17 
Darwen, Lancashire
3 Jan 1968
67
Death 
18 
125 Langham Road, Blackburn, Lancashire
3 Oct 1980
80
Death of wife Elsie FIELDING 
19 20 
Blackburn, Lancashire
29 Nov 1981
81
Death of sister Olive BLACKBURN 
21 
475 Revidge Road, Blackburn, Lancashire
Q4 1987
87
Death of brother Arthur BLACKBURN 
22 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Documented age, Calculated age, Estimated age
Citations
1 - 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

2 - 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

3 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

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

4 - UK 1901 Census - 31st March 1901
Citation image

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

5 - UK 1911 Census - 2 April 1911
Citation image

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

6 - 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

7 - 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

8 - 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

9 - 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

10 - 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

11 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

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

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

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

13 - 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.

14 - 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

15 - 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.

16 - 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

17 - 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.

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

BLACKBURN William of 125 Langham Rd Blackburn died

3 January 1968 Probate Lancaster 7 February. £2196.

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

First name(s)

Elsie

Last name

Blackburn

Gender

Female

Birth day

23

Birth month

10

Birth year

1905

Age

-

Death quarter

4

Death year

1980

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

40

Page

0186

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

BLACKBURN, Elsie of 125 Langham Rd Blackburn died

3 October 1980 Probate Machester 12 November £25787

802113569E

21 - 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

22 - 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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