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Family [F180]

LONSDALE

Parents

Henry LONSDALE [P686] = Elizabeth PARK [P687]

Henry

Born 4 Apr 1846, Edgeworth, Lancashire, England
Died ABT 1918, Ramsbottom, Lancs
Occupation: A cotton spinner in 1881. A Grocer in 1911.
Census 1881: Aged 35, Living with family, Thomas (13), William (9), Elisa (6) and Harry (3) at Park Lane View
Census 1891: Aged 45, Living with family, Elizabeth (44), Thomas (23), William (19), Elisa (16), Harry (13), Clara (4), Wilfred (3) and Alice Maud (1 month).1
Census 1901: Aged 54. Living with wife Elizabeth (54) and William (29), Harry (23), Clara (19), Wilfred (13) & Alice (10) at 43 Queen Street, Ramsbottom.
Census 1911: Aged 64. Living with wife, Elizabeth (64) and Alice Maude (20), an Assistant Teacher at 63,Bolton Road, Ramsbottom.

Elizabeth

Born 22 Oct 1846, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire.
Christened 18 Aug 1850, Holcombe, Lancashire2
Died ABT 1930, Wallasey, Cheshire

Children

Jane [P704] = > Family [F190]

Jane

Born 1867, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire.
Occupation: A cotton spinner
Census 1871: Aged 4. Living with grandfather, William Lonsdale (57), and family at Nuttall Lane, Tottington Lower End.3
Census 1881: Aged 14. Living with grandfather, William Lonsdale at Daisy Hill, ?Rossendale.
Some information by Lorna DUNN, 9 April 1992.
Appears to have married a Mr HOWARTH.

Thomas [P703] = Betsy HIBBERT [P725] > Family [F191]

Thomas

Born 2 Mar 1868, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire.4
Census 1891: Aged 23. Living with parents and siblings William (19), Eliza (16), Harry (13), Clara (4), Wilfred (3) & Alice Maud (6m) at 18 Major Street, Ramsbottom

Betsy

Information from Lorna DUNN, 9 April 1993.

William [P705] = Alice FAIRCLOUGH [P716] > Family [F189]

William

Born ABT 1872, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire.
Occupation: An Insurance Agent (1901)
Census 1891: Aged 19. Living with parents and siblings Thomas (23), Eliza (16), Harry (13), Clara (4), Wilfred (3) & Alice Maud (6m) at 18 Major Street.
Birth year correction from Michael LONSDALE 02-10-2011. (Originally 1792!)

Alice

Born 1880, Ramsbottom, Lancashire
Died 1962, Wallasey, Cheshire
Initial information from her niece (in-law), Lorna DUNN, 9 April 1993.

Eliza [P706] = John WHITE [P715] > Family [F188]

Married 20 Dec 1899, Dundee School, Ramsbottom, Lancashire5

Eliza

Born ABT 1874, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire.
Occupation: Cotton weaver
Census 1891: Aged 16. Living with parents and siblings Thomas (23), Harry (13), Clara (4), Wilfred (3) & Alice Maud (6m) at 18 Major Street.
Prior to marriage, she lived at 43 Queen Street, Ramsbottom.

John

Born 1867, Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancashire
Occupation: A Sizer in Mill
Father was John, a cotton spinner, - deceased when John married. When married was living at 117 Victoria Street, Ramsbottom.

Harold (Harry) [P707] = Clara BERRY [P712] > Family [F187]

Harold (Harry)

Born ABT 1878, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire.6
Died 9 Aug 1917, Mesopotamia
Occupation: A Shoe Maker (1901)
Census 1891: Aged 13. Living with parents and siblings Thomas (23), Eliza (16), Clara (4), Wilfred (3) & Alice Maud (6m) at 18 Major Street.

Clara

Information from Lorna DUNN, 9 April 1993.

Clara [P708] = Harry ROE [P710] > Family [F186]

Married 16 Apr 1908, Dundee Sabbath School, Dundee Lane, Ramsbottom, Lancashire7

Clara

Born ABT 1882, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire.
Died 2 Apr 1962, Birkenhead, Cheshire8
Occupation: Shop Assistant (Boot & Shoe)
Census 1891: Aged 4. Living with parents and siblings Thomas (23), Eliza (16), Harry (13), Wilfred (3) & Alice Maud (6m) at 18 Major Street, Ramsbottom.
Census 1901: A Domestic House Maid, aged 19
Census 1911: Aged 29. Living with spouse (24) at 38 Bridge Street, Ramsbottom.9

Harry

Born 1877, Ramsbottom, Lancashire
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
Census 1901: Living with Uncle, Richard Yates and his family at 121 Dundee Lane, Ramsbottom.
Aged 31 at time of marriage. Living at 13 Garnett Street, Ramsbottom. Father was Edwin ROE - a cottom spinner - deceased when Harry married.

Wilfred [P486]

Born ABT 1888, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire.
Census 1891: Aged 3. Living with parents and siblings Thomas (23), Eliza (16), Harry (13), Clara (4) & Alice Maud (6m) at 18 Major Street.

Alice Maud [P674] = James ORRELL [P672] > Family [F174]

Married 1 Apr 1915, Ramsbottom, Lancs10

Alice Maud

Born 23 Feb 1891, 18 Major Street, Ramsbottom, Lancashire11
Died 6 Mar 1977, Watford, Hertfordshire
Buried Watford
Occupation: A School Teacher in 1915.
Census 1911: Aged 20. Living with parents, Henry (64) & Elizabeth (64) at 63, Bolton Road, Ramsbottom.12

1972  with Great Grandson, Derek
1972 with Great Grandson, Derek

James

Born 26 Feb 1890, Peel Bridge, Ramsbottom, Lancs.13
Died 29 May 1959, Clatterbridge Hospital, Bebbington, The Wirrall, Cheshire14
Occupation: Cotton Warp Dresser. Baker & Confectioner
Census 1901: Aged 11. Living at 12 Fern Street, Ramsbottom with mother, Sarah (42) and siblings Elizabeth A (23), Priscilla (20), Joe (18), Frances (15), Sarah Jane (8) & Lilly (4)15
At the time of his marriage, 1915, his Father, James ORRELL, a former Roller Coverer at a Cotton Mill, was deceased.
The Navy. Served on HMS Collussus in Scapa Flow. Information from Jennie TARRANT née ORRELL 2011.

Sources

1 : ; Page 76; Primary evidence
1897 Census. RG12 / 3127

2 : ; Page 235; Primary evidence
Copy of Certificate of Baptism dated 20/9.1916. The incumbent being G Nightingale. Her parents were Thomas & Mary PARK of Summerseat(?) Elton. Her Father, Thomas was a Mechanic.

3 : ; Page 5; Primary evidence
1871 England Census. Folio:130. Piece: 3946

4 : ; Primary evidence
No 349. Birth certificate copy.

5 : ; Primary evidence
Information from a copy of the Register. The marriage was solemized at the Dundee Independent Sabbath School, Ramsbottom.

6 : "1881 British Census"; Page 9; Primary evidence
FHL Film 1341990. PRO Ref RG11. Piece 4136 Folio 125.

7 : ; Page 34; Primary evidence
Married at Dundee Independent Sabbath School, Ramsbottom. Information obtained from copy of the marriage entry. 'Witnesses were Harry LONSDALE & Clara BERRY'. Minister: W J Geldeard.

8 : "England & Wales, Death Index 1918-2007"; Page 1; Primary evidence
Vol 10 a.

9 : "Census - England & Wales 1911"; Primary evidence

10 : ; Page 1369; Primary evidence
Marriage Certificate No 115. They were married at Dundee Independent Sabbaths School, Dundee Lane, Ramsbottom. He was 25, a Batchelor living at 12 Fern Street, Ramsbottom and she was a Spinster, living at 22 Garnett Street, Ramsbottom. The witnesses were Harry Lonsdale and Sallie (sic) Orrell.

A copy of their Marriage Certificate
A copy of their Marriage Certificate

11 : ; Primary evidence
Birth Certificate No 428 dated 6 April 1891.

12 : "Census - England & Wales 1911"; Primary evidence

13 : ; Primary evidence
Certificate No 339(?) dated 7 April 1890. Born at 11 Peel Brow, Walmersley, Ramsbottom

14 : "Principal Probate Registry"; Page 230; Primary evidence
He was living at 125 Arrowe Road, Greasby at the time of his death. He left £14877-12-7d.

15 : "Census - 1901 Lancashire"; Primary evidence

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