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William Henry BLAKLEY
of Blackburn, Lancashire
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William Henry BLAKLEY
1878 - ~1942
of Blackburn, Lancashire
Spouses and Descendants
Generations
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William Henry BLAKLEY
1878 - ~1942
of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Nancy FORREST (1885 - 1973)
 
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

William was a labourer.

Timeline
Personal Family World
Date
Age*
Event
Place
Q3 1878
0
Birth 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q3 1905
27
Marriage to wife Nancy FORREST 
Blackburn, Lancashire
22 Jul 1906
28
Birth of daughter Harriet BLAKLEY 
Earby, Yorkshire
21 Sep 1907
29
Birth of son Albert BLAKLEY 
Skipton, Yorkshire
28 Sep 1908
30
Birth of daughter Rose BLAKLEY 
Skipton, Yorkshire
30 Apr 1915
36
Birth of daughter Josephine BLAKLEY 
10 
Skipton, Yorkshire
11 Feb 1928
49
Marriage of daughter Harriet BLAKLEY and Thomas NORSE 
11 
Church Of The Holy Trinity, Blackburn, Lancashire, England
Q3 1929
51
Marriage of son Albert BLAKLEY and Alice Elizabeth HOGG 
12 
Skipton, Yorkshire
Q2 1930
51
Marriage of daughter Rose BLAKLEY and Robert W CLAYTON 
13 
Skipton, Yorkshire
Q4 1936
58
Marriage of daughter Josephine BLAKLEY and James GRIMSHAW 
14 
Skipton, Yorkshire
Q2 1972
93
Death of daughter Rose BLAKLEY 
15 
Staincliffe, Dewsbury, Yorkshire
7 Dec 1973
95
Death of wife Nancy FORREST 
 

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

 
16 17 
Burnley, Lancashire
Q3 1977
99
Death of son Albert BLAKLEY 
18 
Burnley & Pendle, Lancashire
Q1 1988
109
Death of daughter Harriet BLAKLEY 
19 
Blackburn, Lancashire
13 Apr 1998
119
Death of daughter Josephine BLAKLEY 
20 21 
Keighley, Yorkshire
Documented age, Calculated age, Estimated age
Citations
1 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index 1837-1915

First name(s)

William Henry

Last name

Blakeley

Birth year

1878

Birth quarter

3

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

-

District

Blackburn

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

401

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

William Henry Blakley

Nancy Forrest

Jul-Aug-Sep

1905

8E 267

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

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Blakley

Birth year

1906

Birth quarter

3

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

-

District

Skipton

County

Yorkshire

Country

England

Volume

9A

Page

32

4 - 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 |

Adam

Greenwood

01 Jan 1880

Male

Flagger & Plater

Married

228

1

Harriet

Greenwood

12 Feb 1884

Female

Fly Frame Rover Spinning

Married

228

2

Thomas

Norse

16 Dec 1906

Male

Building Contractor

Married

228

3

Harriet

Norse

22 Jul 1906

Female

Fly Frame Rover Spinning

Married

228

4

The record for this person is officially closed.

The record for this person is officially closed.

Adam

Norse

12 Mar 1935

Male

At School

Single

228

7

Ref: RG101/4218A/016/13 Letter Code: NBAF

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

First name(s)

Albert

Last name

Blakley

Birth year

1907

Birth quarter

3

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

-

District

Skipton

County

Yorkshire

Country

England

Volume

9A

Page

33

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

First name(s)

Albert

Last name

Blakley

Gender

Male

Birth day

21

Birth month

9

Birth year

1907

Age

-

Death quarter

3

Death year

1977

District

Burnley & Pendle

County

Lancashire

Volume

40

Page

0798

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

First name(s)

Rose

Last name

Blakley

Birth year

1908

Birth quarter

4

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

Forrest

District

Skipton

County

Yorkshire

Country

England

Volume

9A

Page

27

8 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

13 Beech Grove, Barnoldswick, Barnoldswick U.D., Yorkshire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Robert W

Clayton

08 Nov 1907

Male

Cotton Weaver

Married

71

1

Rose

Clayton

28 Sep 1908

Female

Cotton Weaver

Married

71

2

Ref: RG101/3604J/006/18 Letter Code: KMDK

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

First name(s)

Josephine

Last name

Blakley

Birth year

1915

Birth quarter

2

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

Forrest

District

Skipton

County

Yorkshire

Country

England

Volume

9A

Page

60

10 - 1939 England and Wales Register - 29th September 1939
Citation image

7 Aspen Lane, Earby, Earby U.D., Yorkshire

First name(s)

Last name(s)

DOB

Sex

Occupation

Marital status

Schedule

Schedule Sub Number |

Joseph

Hartley

30 Jun 1878

Male

Bricklayer

Married

29

1

Nancy

Blakeley (Hartley)

18 Sep 1885

Female

Unpaid Domestic Dut

Married

29

2

James

Grimshaw

16 Jul 1912

Male

Cotton Weaver

Married

29

3

Josephine

Grimshaw

30 Apr 1915

Female

Cotton Weaver

Married

29

4

The record for this person is officially closed.

Nancy

Smith (Clayton)

22 Jun 1934

Female

At School

Single

29

6

Ref: RG101/3636G/003/36 Letter Code: KMUB

11 - Blackburn, Church of the Holy Trinity

1928 Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Holy Trinity in the County of Blackburn

241 - February Eleventh 1928

Thomas Norse - 21 - Bachelor - Spinner - 18 Shakespeare Street - Thomas - Norse (deceased) - Labourer

Harriet Blakeley - 21 - Spinster - Card room hand - 13 Smithies Street - William Henry Blakeley - Labourer

Married in the Church of the Holy Trinity according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England by or after Banns by me S Stewart Perry Vicar

This marriage was solemnized between us

Thomas Norse

Harriet Blakeley

in the presence of us, William Livesay, Rose Blackley

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

First name(s)

Albert

Last name

Blakley

Marriage quarter

4

Marriage year

1929

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

Albert Blakley married one of these people

Alice E Hogg

Spouse's last name

Hogg

District

Skipton

District number

-

County

Yorkshire

Country

England

Volume

9A

Volume as transcribed

9A

Page number

115

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

First name(s)

Rose

Last name

Blakeley

Marriage quarter

2

Marriage year

1930

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

Rose Blakeley married one of these people

Robert W Clayton

Spouse's last name

Clayton

District

Skipton

District number

-

County

Yorkshire

Country

England

Volume

9A

Volume as transcribed

9A

Page number

55

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

First name(s)

Josephine

Last name

Blakley

Marriage quarter

4

Marriage year

1936

Registration month

-

Spouse's last name

Grimshaw

District

Skipton

District number

-

County

Yorkshire

Country

England

Volume

9A

Volume as transcribed

9A

Page number

127

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

First name(s)

Rose

Last name

Clayton

Gender

Female

Birth day

28

Birth month

9

Birth year

1908

Age

-

Death quarter

2

Death year

1972

District

Staincliffe

County

Yorkshire

Volume

2D

Page

896

16 - 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

17 - 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

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

First name(s)

Albert

Last name

Blakley

Gender

Male

Birth day

21

Birth month

9

Birth year

1907

Age

-

Death quarter

3

Death year

1977

District

Burnley & Pendle

County

Lancashire

Volume

40

Page

0798

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

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Norse

Gender

Female

Birth day

22

Birth month

7

Birth year

1906

Age

-

Death quarter

1

Death year

1988

District

Blackburn

Register number

388

County

Lancashire

Volume

40

Page

273

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

First name(s)

Josephine

Last name

Grimshaw

Death year

1998

Death date

13 Apr 1998

Probate year

1998

Probate date

26 Jun 1998

Residence town

-

Registry

Leeds

County

Yorkshire

Country

England

Document type

Grant only

Number

9851611847

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

First name(s)

Josephine

Last name

Grimshaw

Gender

Female

Birth day

30

Birth month

4

Birth year

1915

Age

-

Death quarter

2

Death year

1998

District

Keighley

District number

0821A

Register number

A34C

Entry number

011

Date of registration mm/yy

0498

County

Yorkshire

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