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John Henry Ratcliffe






abt.1857 Birth Source: Estimated from marriage record
1887-12-21 Marriage
to Elizabeth Garth Butson Clarke (1852-1910)
Place: St John the Divine, Holme in Cliviger
Age: 35
Abode: Vale, Stansfield
Occupation: Weaver
Witness: Margaret Clarke
Witness: Mary Alice Ratcliffe
Source: Parish record  [transcript 1]
Source: GRO index  [transcript 2]
Source: lan-opc  [link]  [transcript 3]
1891-04-05 Census Abode: 10 Milton St
Age: 33
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
Birthplace: Lanc Wardle
Source: Census record RG12-3379-114-22
1901-03-31 Census Abode: 21 Stanley Street, Brierfield
Age: 43
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
Birthplace: Lancs Wardle
Source: Census record RG13-3883-122-31
1911-04-02 Census Abode: 23 Stanley Street, Brierfield
Age: 53
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
Birthplace: Wardle Nr Rochdale Lancashire
Source: Census record RG14PN24912-RG78PN1424-RD472-SD4-ED32-SN25
abt.1921-02-11 Death Age: 63
Abode: 23 Stanley Street, Brierfield
Source: Estimated from burial record
1921-02-14 Burial Place: Grave 7/149, Inghamite Chapel, Wheatley Lane

Transcripts of sources

 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

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