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Josephine BLAKLEY
Cotton weaver of Skipton, Yorkshire
Alternative names
Josephine GRIMSHAW (Married)
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William Henry BLAKLEY
1878 - ~1942
of Blackburn, Lancashire
Josephine BLAKLEY
1915 - 1998
Cotton weaver of Skipton, Yorkshire
 
Unknown FORREST
~1754 - ~1804
William FORREST
1795 - 1844
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 - 1847
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
1803 - 1838
of Mellor, Lancashire
 
George BARNES
~1738 - ~1815
of Mellor, Lancashire
Agnes 'Aggy' BARNES
1778 - 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
Firth FORREST
1854 - 1931
Cotton spinner 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 - 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
Beer seller 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 - 1854
Plasterer 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 - 1861
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
 
Nancy FORREST
1885 - 1973
Cardroom hand at cotton mill of Blackburn, Lancashire
 
Letitia 'Lettice' WILKINSON
1853 - 1928
of Blackburn, Lancashire
Spouses and Descendants
Generations
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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
30 Apr 1915
0
Birth 
12
Skipton, Yorkshire
11 Feb 1928
12
Marriage of sister Harriet BLAKLEY and Thomas NORSE 
3
Church Of The Holy Trinity, Blackburn, Lancashire, England
Q3 1929
14
Marriage of brother Albert BLAKLEY and Alice Elizabeth HOGG 
4
Skipton, Yorkshire
Q2 1930
15
Marriage of sister Rose BLAKLEY and Robert W CLAYTON 
5
Skipton, Yorkshire
Q4 1936
21
Marriage to husband James GRIMSHAW 
6
Skipton, Yorkshire
29 Sep 1939
24
Census 
7
7 Aspen Lane, Earby, Yorkshire
29 Sep 1939
24
Occupation: Cotton weaver 
8
Earby, Yorkshire
Q2 1972
57
Death of sister Rose BLAKLEY 
9
Staincliffe, Dewsbury, Yorkshire
7 Dec 1973
58
Death of mother Nancy FORREST 
 

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

 
1011
Burnley, Lancashire
26 May 1976
61
Death of husband James GRIMSHAW 
12
Earby, Yorkshire
Q3 1977
62
Death of brother Albert BLAKLEY 
13
Burnley & Pendle, Lancashire
Q1 1988
72
Death of sister Harriet BLAKLEY 
14
Blackburn, Lancashire
13 Apr 1998
82
Death 
1516
Keighley, Yorkshire
Documented age, Calculated age, Estimated age
Citations
1 - 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

2 - 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

3 - 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

4 - 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

5 - 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

6 - 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

7 - 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

8 - 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

9 - 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

10 - 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

11 - 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

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

GRIMSHAW, James of 14 Barnwood Cres Earby Colne Lancs died

26 May 1976 Administration Manchester 22 September

£4035 76211085G

13 - 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

14 - 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

15 - 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

16 - 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