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Norman Thornber





Norman Thornber + Sarah Jane Yoxall


1858-Q4 Birth Place: Burnley Source: Census 1881
Source: BMD Index at
Source: lancashirebmd  [transcript 1]
1880-12-25 Marriage
to Sarah Jane Yoxall (abt.1859-?)
Source: lancashirebmd  [transcript 2]
Source: lan-opc  [link]  [transcript 3]
Source: Parish record  [transcript 4]
1881-04-03 Census Age: 22
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
Abode: 2, Vine St, Great And Little Marsden
Source: Census record
1891-04-05 Census Age: 32
Abode: 298 Colne Road, Burnley
Source: Census record
Source: Craig Thornber's pages  [link]
Source: search results (scraped)  [transcript 5]
1901-03-31 Census Age: 42
Abode: 39 Murray Street, Burnley
Source: Census record
Source: Craig Thornber's pages  [link]
Source: (search results)  [transcript 6]
1911-04-02 Census Age: 52 Source: Census record
Source: (search results)  [transcript 7]
1922-Q3 Death Age: 63 Source: BMD Index at

Transcripts of sources

 Lancashire Birth indexes for the years: 1858
 THORNBER  Norman  Burnley  Preston  THORNBER  BU/47/70
 THORNBER Norman   YOXALL Sarah Jane   Brierfield, St Luke   Preston   CE115/1/66
 Marriage: 25 Dec 1880 St Luke, Brierfield, Lancashire, England
 Norman Thornber - 22 Cotton Weaver Bachelor of 3 Lee Street Burnley
 Sarah Jane Yoxall - 22 Cotton Weaver Spinster of 4 Vine Street Brierfield
    Bride's Father: Peter Yoxall, Platelayer
    Witness: Robert Davy Hargreaves; Margaret Ellen Hargreaves
    Married by Certificate by: Jas. Balfour Pattison Incumbent
    Notes: [no father named for Groom]
    Register: Marriages 1873 - 1900, Page 33, Entry 66
    Source: LDS Film 1471023
 1880.  Marriage solemnized at the parish church in the Parish of S Luke Brierfield in the County of Lancaster
 No. 66  December 25 1880
 Norman Thornber    22 yrs  Bachelor  Cotton Weaver  3 Lee Street Burnley
 Sarah Jane Yoxall  22 yrs  Spinster  Cotton Weaver  4 Vine Street Brierfield  Peter Yoxall  Plate Layer
 Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church,
 by Certificate by me, Jas. Balfour Pattison Vicar
 This Marriage was solemnized by us,  {  Normber[?unclear] Thornber  }
                                      {  Sarah Jane Yoxall           }
 in the Presence of us,  {  Robert Davy Hargreaves     }
                         {  Margaret Ellen Hargreaves  }
 1891 Census BURNLEY, Lancashire RG12 piece 3362 folio 103 page 34
 THORNBER, Norman         32  M
 THORNBER, Sarah J        32  F
 YOXALL, Martha           12  F
 THORNBER, Harry           9  M
 THORNBER, William B       6  M
 HARGREAVES, Margaret E   31  F
 HARGREAVES, Mary          8  F
 THORNBER, Hargreaves      1  M
 1901 Census BURNLEY, Lancashire RG13 piece 3866 folio 145 page 35
 THORNBER, Norman        42  M
 THORNBER, Sarah J       42  F
 THORNBER, Harry         19  M
 THORNBER, William B     16  M
 THORNBER, Harry Reaves  11  M
 THORNBER, Herbert        4  M
 1911 Census BURNLEY, Lancashires
 Reference RG14PN24809 RG78PN1421 RD472 SD1 ED31 SN64
 THORNBER, Norman           52   M
 THORNBER, Sarah Jane       52   F
 THORNBER, Willie Bradshaw  26   M
 THORNBER, Hugrewes         21   M
 THORNBER, Herbert           4   M

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