The Lancashireman's family history

Red rose of Lancashire

Elizabeth Garth Butson Clarke


Father: Robert Clarke (abt.1823-1871)
Mother: Jane Kearton (abt.1824-1885)




1852-Q1 Birth Source: GRO index  [transcript 1]
1861-04-07 Census Abode: Bradget Hey, Cliviger, Lancashire
Age: 9
Occupation: Cotton weaver & scholar
Birthplace: Yorkshire Grinton
Source: Census record RG09-3074-84-21
1871-04-02 Census Abode: Cornholme, Jobling Terrace
Age: 19
Occupation: Cotton weaver
Birthplace: Swaledale, Yorkshire
Source: Census record RG10-4328-96-43
Source: Photo  [link]
1881-04-03 Census Abode: 5 Jobling Terrace, Portsmouth, Todmorden
Age: 29
Occupation: Cotton weaver
Birthplace: Yorkshire Swaledale
Source: Census record RG11-4360-112-26
1887-12-21 Marriage
to John Henry Ratcliffe (abt.1857-1921)
Place: St John the Divine, Holme in Cliviger
Age: 35
Abode: Cornholme, Cliviger
Occupation: Weaver
Witness: Margaret Clarke
Witness: Mary Alice Ratcliffe
Source: Parish record  [transcript 2]
Source: GRO index  [transcript 3]
Source: lan-opc  [link]  [transcript 4]
1891-04-05 Census Abode: 10 Milton St, Brierfield
Age: 39
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
Birthplace: Yorks Swaledale
Source: Census record RG12-3379-114-22
1901-03-31 Census Abode: 21 Stanley Street, Brierfield
Age: 49
Birthplace: Yorks Thwaite
Source: Census record RG13-3883-122-31
abt.1910-08-14 Death Abode: 23 Stanley Street, Brierfield
Age: 58
Source: Estimated from burial record
Source: lancashirebmd  [transcript 5]
1910-08-17 Burial Place: Grave 7/149, Inghamite Chapel, Wheatley Lane Source: lan-opc  [link]  [transcript 6]

Transcripts of sources

 Clarke  Elizabeth Garth Butson  Reeth  9d 420
 Page 230.  1887.  Marriage solemnized at St. John's, Holme in the District of Burnley in the County of Lancaster
 No. 460  21st December 1887
 John Henry Ratcliffe           30  Bachelor  Weaver  Vale Stansfield    Thomas Ratcliffe  Fireman
 Elizabeth Garth Butson Clarke  35  Spinster  Weaver  Cornholme Clviger  Robert Clarke     Banksman
 Married in the Church at Holme according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church,
 by Certificate by me, D. Sutcliffe
 This Marriage was solemnized between us,  {  John Henry Ratcliffe           }
                                           {  Elizabeth Garth Butson Clarke  }
 in the Presence of us,  {  Margaret Clarke       }
                         {  Mary Alice Ratcliffe  }
 Marriages Oct/Nov/Dec 1887
 Ratcliffe  John Henry          Burnley  8e 367
 Clarke     Elizabeth Garth B.  Burnley 8e 367
 Marriage: 21 Dec 1887 St John the Divine, Holme in Cliviger, Lancs.
 John Henry Ratcliffe - 30 Weaver Bachelor of Vale Stansfield
 Elizabeth Garth Butson Clarke - 35 Weaver Spinster of Cornholme, Cliviger
     Groom's Father: Thomas Ratcliffe, Fireman
     Bride's Father: Robert Clarke, Banksman
     Witness: Margaret Clarke; Mary Alice Ratcliffe
     Married by Certificate by: D. Sutcliffe
     Register: Marriages 1839 - 1892, Page 230, Entry 460
     Source: Original Parish Register
 RATCLIFFE   Elizabeth Garth Butson   58   1910   Nelson   Preston   Lancashire   NEL/17/47
 Burial: 17 Aug 1910 Wheatley Lane Inghamite, Fence In Pendle, Lancs.
 Elizabeth Garth Butson Ratcliffe - Wife of John Henry Ratcliffe
     Age: 58 years
     Abode: 23 Stanley Street, Brierfield
     Grave: 149
     Notes: This ground is transferred from Hy. Walker to Mr Ratcliffe, see page 107,307
     Section: 7
     Buried by: Hy Holt, Min
     Register: Burials Section 5-7 1889 - 1924, Page 231

Last updated 2015-05-05 20:46 GMT
© David Haworth
About this site (Impressum).
Don't say Greater Manchester, Merseyside or Cumbria when you mean Lancashire Valid XHTML 1.1 Valid CSS!