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Letitia 'Lettice' WILKINSON
of Blackburn, Lancashire
Alternative names
Letitia 'Lettice' FORREST (Married)
Ancestors
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Letitia 'Lettice' WILKINSON
1853 - 1928
of Blackburn, Lancashire
Spouses and Descendants
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Letitia 'Lettice' WILKINSON
1853 - 1928
of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Firth FORREST (1854 - 1931)
 
John FORREST
1875 - ~1915
Cotton weaver of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Esther RAWLINSON (~1871 - ~1941)
 
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)
 
Harriet FORREST
1884 - 1951
of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Thomas PARK (~1869 - 1903)
  m. Adam GREENWOOD (1880 - 1959)
 
Nancy FORREST
1885 - 1973
Cardroom hand at cotton mill of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. William Henry BLAKLEY (1878 - ~1942)
  m. Joseph HARTLEY (1878 - ~1959)
 
Harriet BLAKLEY
1906 - 1988
of Earby, Yorkshire
  m. Thomas NORSE (1906 - 1995)
 
William Henry NORSE
1928 - 1991
of Skipton, Yorkshire
 
A Private Individual
A Private Individual
Frank NORSE
1933 - 2007
of Blackburn, Lancashire
 
A Private Individual
 
A Private Individual
A Private Individual
Adam NORSE
1935 - 1976
of Blackburn, Lancashire
 
Albert BLAKLEY
1907 - 1977
Cotton weaver of Skipton, Yorkshire
  m. Alice Elizabeth HOGG (1907 - ~1973)
 
Rose BLAKLEY
1908 - 1972
Cotton weaver of Skipton, Yorkshire
  m. Robert W CLAYTON (1907 - ~1973)
 
A Private Individual
 
Josephine BLAKLEY
1915 - 1998
Cotton weaver of Skipton, Yorkshire
  m. James GRIMSHAW (1912 - 1976)
 
A Private Individual
 
Narrative and Notes
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Personal Family World
Date
Age*
Event
Place
Q4 1853
0
Birth 
Blackburn, Lancashire
15 May 1875
21
Marriage to husband Firth FORREST 
Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Blackburn, Lancashire, England
18 Sep 1875
21
Birth of son John FORREST 
Blackburn, Lancashire
12 Feb 1884
30
Birth of daughter Harriet FORREST 
Blackburn, Lancashire
18 Sep 1885
31
Birth of daughter Nancy FORREST 
Blackburn, Lancashire
5 Apr 1891
37
Census 
34 Paterson St, Blackburn, Lancashire
Q1 1896
42
Marriage of son John FORREST and Esther RAWLINSON 
Blackburn, Lancashire
31 Mar 1901
47
Census 
8 Paterson Street, Blackburn, Lancashire
Q2 1902
48
Marriage of daughter Harriet FORREST and Thomas PARK 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q3 1905
51
Marriage of daughter Nancy FORREST and William Henry BLAKLEY 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q3 1910
56
Marriage of daughter Harriet FORREST and Adam GREENWOOD 
10 
Blackburn, Lancashire
2 Apr 1911
57
Census 
11 
8 Paterson Street, Blackburn, Lancashire
bef 27 Jun 1919
65
Death of son John FORREST 
12 
 
Q1 1928
74
Death 
13 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q1 1931
77
Death of husband Firth FORREST 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q4 1951
98
Death of daughter Harriet FORREST 
14 
Blackburn, Lancashire
7 Dec 1973
120
Death of daughter Nancy FORREST 
 

Assumed to be Nancy. Birth date month in register entry says May not September.

 
15 16 
Burnley, Lancashire
Documented age, Calculated age, Estimated age
Citations
1 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index 1837-1915

First name(s)

Lettice

Last name

Wilkinson

Birth year

1853

Birth quarter

4

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

-

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

221

2 - Blackburn, Christchurch Parish Records

BAPTISMS solemnized in the Parish Church of Blackburn

1875

Sept 18 - Sept 29 - John - Firth & Lettice - Forrest - 15, Swan St - Minder - E Clayton

3 - Blackburn, Christchurch Parish Records

BAPTISMS solemnized in the Parish Church of Blackburn

1884

Born Feb 12 - July 2 - Harriet - Firth & Lettice - Forrest - Swan St - Piecer - R Moss

4 - Blackburn, Christchurch Parish Records

BAPTISMS solemnized in the Parish Church of Blackburn

1885

Sep 18th - Sep 27th - Nancy - Firth & Lettice - Forrest - Spinner - Patterson St - J H Ainsworth

5 - UK 1891 Census - 5th April 1891
Citation image

Firth Forrest - Head - M- 36 - Cotton Spinner - Employed - Lancashire, Blackburn

Lettice Forrest - Wife - M - 37 - - - Lancashire, Blackburn

John Forrest - Son - S - 15 - Cotton weaver - Employed - Lancashire, Blackburn

Harriet Forrest - Daur - S - 7 - Scholar - - Lancashire, Blackburn

Nancy Forrest - Daur - S - 5 - Scholar - - Lancashire, Blackburn

6 - 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

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

First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Occupation Birth place

Firth Forrest Head Married Male 46 1855 Spinner Cotton Mill Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Lettice Forrest Wife Married Female 47 1854 Living On Own Means Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Harriett Forrest Daughter Single Female 17 1884 Cardroom Hand Cotton Mill Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Nancy Forrest Daughter Single Female 15 1886 Cardroom Hand Cotton Mill Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Archive reference RG13

Piece number 3914

Folio 96

Page 23

Record set 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census

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

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Forrest

Marriage quarter

2

Marriage year

1902

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

Harriet Forrest married one of these people

Thomas Park, Richard Walmsley

District

Blackburn

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

764

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

William Henry Blakley

Nancy Forrest

Jul-Aug-Sep

1905

8E 267

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

First name(s)

Adam

Last name

Greenwood

Marriage quarter

3

Marriage year

1910

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

Adam Greenwood married one of these people

Mary Brierley, Harriet Parke

District

Blackburn

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

785

11 - UK 1911 Census - 2 April 1911
Citation image

Lettice Forrest - Head - 57 - Married - 36 - 4 [ children born alive] - 3 [still living] - 1 [have died] - Home - Lancashire, Blackburn - British - No [disability]

Harriet Blakley - Granddaughter - 4 - - School - Yorkshire, Earby - British - No

Jane Burns - Lodger - 36 - Cotton weaver - Cotton mill - Worker - Walkton le Dale near Preston - British - No

Rose Burns - Daughter - 6 - School - Lancashire, Blackburn - British - No

William Burns - Son - 1 - Lancashire, Blackburn - British - No

12 - 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

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

First name(s)

Lettice

Last name

Forrest

Gender

Female

Birth day

-

Birth month

-

Birth year

1854

Age

74

Death quarter

1

Death year

1928

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

8E

Page

492

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

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Greenwood

Gender

Female

Birth day

-

Birth month

-

Birth year

1884

Age

67

Death quarter

4

Death year

1951

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Volume

10B

Page

312

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

First name(s)

Nancy

Last name

Blakeley

Gender

Female

Birth day

18

Birth month

5

Birth year

1885

Age

-

Death quarter

4

Death year

1973

District

Burnley

County

Lancashire

Volume

10B

Page

2025

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

BLACKELEY, Nancy of 8 Lowerhouse La Burnley Lancs died

7 December 1973 Probate Leeds 20 December £2711

731307859C

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