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William Roberts




William Roberts + Jane Knowles


? Birth Source: Not known
1849-10-11 Marriage
to Jane Knowles (1824-?)
Place: St Bartholomew, Colne
Occupation: Weaver
Source: lancashirebmd  [transcript 1]
Source: Parish record  [transcript 2]
Source: lan-opc  [link]  [transcript 3]
1851-03-30 Census Abode: Foulridge
Age: 26
Occupation: Hand loom weaver, Delane
Birthplace: Lancashire Foulridge
Source: Census record HO107-2254-321-9
1861-04-07 Census Abode: Fagg Halley, Foulridge
Age: 38
Occupation: Weaver
Birthplace: Lancaster Foulridge
Source: Census record RG09-3079-49-22
1871-04-02 Census Abode: Byerden Avenue, Burnley
Age: 47
Occupation: Cotton twister
Birthplace: Lancashire Foulridge
Source: Census record RG10-4148-64-11
1881-04-03 Census Abode: 262 Colne Road, Burnley
Age: 59
Occupation: Cotton warp twister
Birthplace: Yorkshire Foulridge
Source: Census record RG11-4149-6-5
? Death Source: Assumed; date not known

Transcripts of sources

 ROBERTS   William   KNOWLES   Jane   1849   Colne, St Bartholomew   Preston   Lancashire   CE118/4/96
 Page 48.  1849. Marriage solemnized at the Parochial Chapel in the Chapelry of Colne in the County of Lancaster.
 No. 96  11 October 1849
 William Roberts  26  Bachelor  Weaver  Foulridge  John Roberts   Weaver
 Jane Knowles     22  Spinster          Foulridge  Jonas Knowles  Weaver
 Married in the Chapel of Colne according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church after banns
 by me, F. E. Perrin
 This Marriage was solemnized between us,  {  William Roberts X his mark  }
                                           {  Jane Knowles    X her mark  }
 in the Presence of us,  {  James Barrett  X his mark  }
                         {  Sarah Higson   X her mark  }
 Marriage: 11 Oct 1849 St Bartholomew, Colne, Lancs.
 William Roberts - (X), 26, Weaver, Bachelor, Foulridge
 Jane Knowles - (X), 22, Spinster, Foulridge
     Groom's Father: John Roberts, Weaver
     Bride's Father: Jonas Knowles, Weaver
     Witness: James Barrett, (X); Sarah Higson, (X)
     Married by Banns by: F E Perrin
     Register: Marriages 1848 - 1853, Page 48, Entry 96
     Source: LDS Film 1471065

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