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Margaret Ann Butson


Father: Thomas Butson (1837-1874)
Mother: Margaret Shutt (1844-1915)


Other parents of half-siblings:
1mother: Margaret Cherry
2father: Joseph Orton


Margaret Ann Butson + Joshua Brown


1871-07-25 Birth Place: Durham, Toft Hill, Evenwood Source: Birth certificate  [transcript 1]
Source: Census 1911
1881-04-03 Census Age: 9
Occupation: Scholar
Abode: South Church Road, Bishop Auckland
Birthplace: Toft Hill, Durham
Source: Census record RG11 Piece: 4914 Folio: 53 Page: 50
1891-04-05 Census Age: 19
Occupation: Weaver Cotton
Abode: 16, Guildford Street, Great And Little Marsden, Brierfield, Nelson
Birthplace: Etherley, Durham
Source: Census record RG12-3379-130-11
1892-01-16 Marriage
to Joshua Brown (1864-1917)
Age: 22
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
Abode: 18 Guildford Street, Brierfield
Source: BMD Index  [transcript 2]
Source: Marriage Certificate
1901-03-31 Census Age: 30
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
Abode: 7, Ross Street, Brierfield
Source: Census record RG13-3884-74-19
1911-04-02 Census Age: 40
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
Abode: 51 Towneley St Burnley
Source: Census record RG14PN24806-RG78PN1421-RD472-SD1-ED28-SN347
1920-02-03 Marriage
to George Henry Walker (?-1943)
Place: Register Office, Burnley
Age: 47
Source: Marriage certificate
1933-11-03 Death Place: 3 Mitchell Street, Colne
Age: 62
Source: Death certificate
Source: Death notice  [transcript 3]
1933-11-06 Burial Place: Wheatley Lane Inghamite Chapel Source: Burial record (
Source: lan-opc  [link]  [transcript 4]

Transcripts of sources

 Registration District AUCKLAND, sub-district Hamsterley, County of Durham
 184|27.7.1871 ToftHill, Evenwood|Margaret Ann|Girl|Thomas Butson|Margaret Butson formerly Shackelton|Coalminer
 X, the mark of Margaret Butson, Mother, Toft Hill, Evenwood|11.8.1871|John Thompson, Registrar
 Marriages Mar 1892
 BUTSON Margaret Ann - Burnley 8e 332
 BROWN Joshua - Burnley 8e 332
 Nov. 3--Margaret Ann Walker, Mitchell-street, Colne, 62 years.
 Burial: 6 Nov 1933 Wheatley Lane Inghamite, Fence In Pendle, Lancs.
 Margaret Ann Walker - Wife of George Walker
 Age: 62 years
 Abode: 3 Mitchell Street, Colne
 Grave: 42
 Notes: Buried in Joshua Brown's Grave
 Section: 11
 Buried by: H. Whittaker
 Register: Burials Section 9-11 1911 - 2002, Page 231
 Source: Original Parish Register

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