William Higson

ID #22301, (31 May 1801-Dec 1866)
  • Last Edited: 2021-07-27

Family 1: Mary Moore (21 Dec 1806-Mar 1847)

Family 2: Elizabeth Davenport (1814-)

Timeline

31 May 1801William Higson was baptized at St Alkelda, Giggleswick, Yorkshire.
2nd son of John Higson of Cockley Bank, son of James Higson of Cockley Bank by Betty, his wife, daughter of Christopher Parsons of Ragged Hall.1
14 May 1827He married Mary Moore, daughter of William Moore and Alice Kitching, at St Alkelda, Giggleswick, Yorkshire.
William Higson of this parish and Mary Mooreof the parish of Horton
Witnesses: Thos Wilcock, Wm Brennard.2
1828His son John Higson was born at Grindleton, Yorkshire.3
1830His son Richard Higson was born at Selside, Horten in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire.4,5
Aug 1830His son Richard Higson died at Selside, Horten in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire.5
4 Dec 1831His daughter Margaret Higson was baptized at St Oswald, Horten in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire.4
30 Mar 1834His daughter Elizabeth Higson was baptized at St Paul, Portwood, Stockport, Cheshire.6
1836His daughter Mary Higson was born at Levenshulme, Lancashire.7
Aug 1838The birth of his son William Higson was registered in Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire.8
Feb 1840The birth of his daughter Ellen Higson was registered in Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire.9
6 Jun 1841William Higson was recorded as Head of Household in the 1841 census at Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 40 , Agric Labourer.
Household included:- Mary Higson, John Higson, Margaret Higson, Elizabeth Higson, Mary Higson, William Higson and Ellen Higson.10
Feb 1842The death of his daughter, Ellen Higson, was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.11
c Aug 1842The birth of his daughter Ellen Higson was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.12
Nov 1846His son James Higson was born at Levenshulme, Lancashire.13
Mar 1847The death of his wife, Mary, was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England; 1847 JFM quarter , age 42.14
30 Mar 1851William Higson appeared as HEAD in the 1851 census at Talleyrand, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 47 , married , Agi Labourer , born Giggleswick, Yorkshire.
Household included:- Elizabeth Higson, William Higson, Ellen Higson, James Higson, Joseph Oldham and James McLaugh.15
19 Jun 1851His son Christopher Higson was born at Rusholme, Lancashire.16
16 Aug 1853William Higson married Elizabeth Oldham, daughter of James Davenport and Elizabeth (Davenport), at Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire.
William, 49, widower, labourer, Levenshulme; Father: John Higson, Farmer
Elizabeth, 39, widow, Reddish; Father: James Davenport, Hatter
Witnesses: William Price, Mary Andrew.16
Aug 1853The marriage was registered in Cathedral, Manchester R.D., England, in 1853 JAS quarter.17
12 Nov 1855His daughter, Margaret Higson, married Henry Lear at St Thomas, Heaton Chapel, Heaton Norris, Lancashire.18
17 Jul 1856His daughter, Elizabeth Higson, married John Goodier at Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire.16
Jun 1859The death of his daughter, Ellen Higson, was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.19
31 Dec 1860His son, William Higson, married Harriet Wood at St John, Ardwick, Manchester, Lancashire.20
7 Apr 1861William Higson was recorded as Head of Household in the 1861 census at Rushford Bridge, Gorton, Lancashire.
Age 57 , married , General Labourer , born Rathmell, YKS. NOTE Living apart from wife.
Household included:- John Higson and William Higson.21
Jun 1861The death of his son, James Higson, was registered in Heaton Norris, Stockport R.D., England.22
24 Nov 1862His daughter, Mary Higson, married John Butler at Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire.23
Dec 1866William Higson's death was registered in Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire; 1866 OND quarter , age 64.24

Citations

  1. [S333] Parish Records - Yorkshire.
  2. [S1053] Parish Records - West Yorkshire.
  3. [S23] Census RG9/2875 F?? P2.
  4. [S131] International Genealogical Index Superseded by Family Search.
  5. [S333] Parish Records - Yorkshire.
  6. [S305] Parish Records.
  7. [S18] Census, 1881, images & transcriptions RG11/3911 F13 Page 19.
  8. [S180] Free BMD.
  9. [S180] Free BMD.
  10. [S14] Census, 1841, images & transcriptions HO 107/584/1 P22.
  11. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1842 JFM Ardwick, Chorlton ARD/4/425 20/144.
  12. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD.
  13. [S23] Census.
  14. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1847 JFM Ardwick ARD/10/47 20/185.
  15. [S15] Census, 1851, images & transcriptions HO 107/2219 F175 P18.
  16. [S478] Parish Records - Manchester, Cathedral.
  17. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD.
  18. [S2014] Parish Records - Heaton Norris, St Thomas.
  19. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1859 AMJ Ardwick, Chorlton ARD/28/315 8c323.
  20. [S595] Parish Records - Manchester, St John.
  21. [S16] Census, 1861, images & transcriptions RG9/2875 F25 P2.
  22. [S181] GRO/Free & Cheshire BMD : 1861 AMJ Heaton Norris, Stockport HEA/21/46 8a25.
  23. [S8] Marriage Certificate.
  24. [S180] Free BMD.
  25. [S16] Census, 1861, images & transcriptions.

Richard Higson1

ID #22302, (1830-Aug 1830)
  • Last Edited: 2015-08-02

Timeline

1830Richard Higson was born at Selside, Horten in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire.1,2
18 Aug 1830He was baptized at St Oswald, Horten in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire.
Parents: William Higson & Mary; Abode:Selside; Father's occupation:Labourer.2,1
Aug 1830He died at Selside, Horten in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire.2
20 Aug 1830He was buried at St Oswald, Horten in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire.
Infant.2

Citations

  1. [S131] International Genealogical Index Superseded by Family Search.
  2. [S333] Parish Records - Yorkshire.

Mary Higson

ID #22303, (1836-24 Oct 1920)
  • Last Edited: 2020-10-11

Family: John Butler (Mar 1829-12 Jan 1896)

Notes

Married Name: Mary Butler.1,2

Timeline

1836Mary Higson was born at Levenshulme, Lancashire.3
20 Nov 1836She was baptized at Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire.
Father William Higson Mother Mary.4
6 Jun 1841She was listed as a member of the household of William Higson in the 1841 census at Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 5 , born Lancashire.5
Mar 1847The death of her mother, Mary Higson, was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.6
30 Mar 1851Mary Higson appeared as servant in the 1851 census at Talleyrand, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 14 , House Servant , born Levenshulme, Lancashire ; House of William Browning.7
20 Jul 1856Her daughter Elizabeth Higson was born at Levenshulme, Lancashire.8
8 Aug 1859Her daughter Ellen Ann Higson was born at Levenshulme, Lancashire.9,10
7 Apr 1861Mary Higson was recorded as Head of Household in the 1861 census at Broom House, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 24 , Unmarr , char woman , born Levenshulme, Lancashire. NOTE Enumerated as HICKSON.
Household included:- Elizabeth Higson and Ellen Ann Higson.11
24 Nov 1862Mary Higson married John Butler, son of Matthew Butler and Elizabeth Foulkes, at Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire.
John,34, Bachelor, Labourer, BR Levenshulme, Father = Mathew Butler, Labourer.
Mary, 26, Spinster, BR Levenshulme, Father William Higson, Labourer
Witnesses: Margaret Lear, George Pease.12
c May 1863The birth of her daughter Rebecca Butler was registered in Chorlton R.D., England.13
c Aug 1865The birth of her son Matthew William Butler was registered in Levenshulme, Chorlton R.D., England.14,3
Dec 1866The death of her father, William Higson, was registered in Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire.15
28 Nov 1867Her son John Butler was born.16
c Feb 1870The birth of her son Henry Butler was registered in Chorlton R.D., England.17
2 Apr 1871Mary Butler appeared as WIFE in the 1871 census in the household of John Butler at Broom Lane, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 34 , Housekeeper , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.18
Jan 1873The birth of her daughter Mary Hannah Butler was registered in Chorlton R.D., England.19
2 Mar 1874Her daughter Mary Hannah Butler died at Levenshulme, Lancashire.20
1 Mar 1876Her son Joseph Butler was born at Levenshulme, Lancashire.8
24 Mar 1879Her daughter, Elizabeth Higson, married Benjamin Mayoh at All Saints, Bolton, Lancashire.21
18 Sep 1880Her daughter, Ellen Ann Higson, married Thomas Bancks Grimshaw at St Peter, Levenshulme, Lancashire.22,23
3 Apr 1881Mary Butler appeared as wife in the 1881 census in the household of John Butler at Broom Lane, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 44 , marr , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.24
23 Mar 1883Her son Matthew William Butler died at Broom Lane, Levenshulme, Lancashire.20,25
c May 1885The marriage of her daughter, Rebecca Butler, to Robert Lander was registered at Bolton R.D., England.26
Jun 1885The death of her daughter, Elizabeth Mayoh, was registered in Bolton R.D., England.27
5 Apr 1890Her son, John Butler, married Hester Ellen Godwin at St Peter, Levenshulme, Lancashire.25
5 Apr 1891Mary Butler appeared as wife in the 1891 census in the household of John Butler at 15, Derby Street, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 54 , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.28
c Aug 1891The marriage of her son, Henry Butler, to Ellen Byrne was registered at Chorlton-on-Medlock, Chorlton R.D., England.29
27 Jan 1894Her son, John Butler, married Agnes Warrington at St Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire.30
12 Jan 1896Her husband, John Butler, died at Levenshulme, Lancashire.20
31 Mar 1901Mary Butler was recorded as Head of Household in the 1901 census at 15, Derby Street, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 64 , widow , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Household included:- Joseph Butler.31
2 Apr 1911Mary Butler was recorded as Head of Household in the 1911 census at Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire.
Age 74 , widow (36 years, 8children, 5living, 3 died) , Private Means , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.32
17 Aug 1920Her daughter Ellen Grimshaw died at The Morville, East Parade, Rhyl, Denbighshire, Wales.33,34
24 Oct 1920Mary Butler died at 2, Elgin Grove, Rusholme, Lancashire.
Age 84.25,20
Oct 1920Mary Butler's death was registered in Rusholme, Chorlton R.D., England; 1920 OND quarter , age 84.35
27 Oct 1920She was buried at Christ Church, Heaton Norris, Lancashire.
Age 84, Grave G622.25,20

Memorials

  • There is a memorial to Mary Butler at Christ Church, Heaton Norris, Lancashire,
    In memory of John Butler who died Jan 12th 1896 aged 65 years
    Also Mary Butler wife of the above who died October 24th 1920 aged 84 years
    Mary Hannah dau of John & Mary Butler who died March 2nd 1874 aged 13 months
    Also Matthew William their son who died March 23rd 1883 aged 17 years.20

Citations

  1. [S18] Census, 1881, images & transcriptions RG11/3911 F13 P19.
  2. [S131] International Genealogical Index Superseded by Family Search.
  3. [S18] Census, 1881, images & transcriptions RG11/3911 F13 Page 19.
  4. [S131] International Genealogical Index Superseded by Family Search.
  5. [S14] Census, 1841, images & transcriptions HO 107/584/1 P22.
  6. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1847 JFM Ardwick ARD/10/47 20/185.
  7. [S15] Census, 1851, images & transcriptions HO107/2219 F174 P14.
  8. [S301] Baptism register.
  9. [S7] Birth Certificate.
  10. [S18] Census, 1881, images & transcriptions RG11/3911 F11 Page 16.
  11. [S16] Census, 1861, images & transcriptions RG9/2874 F?? P30.
  12. [S8] Marriage Certificate.
  13. [S180] Free BMD.
  14. [S180] Free BMD.
  15. [S180] Free BMD.
  16. [S150] Register of British Population - September 1939; NJWS.
  17. [S180] Free BMD.
  18. [S17] Census, 1871, images & transcriptions RG10/3985 F72 P48.
  19. [S180] Free BMD : 1873 JFM Chorlton 8c674.
  20. [S1328] Parish Records - Cheshire.
  21. [S1052] Parish Records - Manchester.
  22. [S8] Marriage Certificate.
  23. [S27] St.Catherine Index (former BMD index, now withdrawn).
  24. [S23] Census RG11/3911 F13 P19.
  25. [S700] Parish Records - Manchester.
  26. [S180] Free BMD : 1885 AMJ Bolton 8c496.
  27. [S181] GRO/Free & Cheshire BMD : 1885 AMJ Bolton 8c 247.
  28. [S19] Census, 1891, images & transcriptions RG12/3181 F? P20.
  29. [S180] Free BMD.
  30. [S700] Parish Records - Manchester: No 398, St Peter, Levenshulme.
  31. [S23] Census RG13/3692 p10.
  32. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions Piece 23820 RD 464 Chorlton SD Ardwick ED 119.
  33. [S1] Family knowledge.
  34. [S9] Death Certificate.
  35. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD.

Ellen Higson

ID #22304, (Feb 1840-Feb 1842)
  • Last Edited: 2020-08-10

Timeline

Feb 1840Her birth was registered in Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire, in the 1840 JFM quarter.1
19 Apr 1840Ellen Higson was baptized at Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire.
Parents: William & Mary Higson; Abode: Levenshulme; Father's occupation: Labourer.2
6 Jun 1841She was listed as a member of the household of William Higson in the 1841 census at Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 1 , born Lancashire.3
Feb 1842Ellen Higson's death was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England; 1842 JFM quarter , age 1.4
3 Feb 1842She was buried at Rusholme Rd Cemetery, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire.
Age 2, Abode: Levenshulme, Grave: 87 (common), Disorder: Convultions.5

Citations

  1. [S180] Free BMD.
  2. [S131] International Genealogical Index Superseded by Family Search.
  3. [S14] Census, 1841, images & transcriptions HO 107/584/1 P22.
  4. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1842 JFM Ardwick, Chorlton ARD/4/425 20/144.
  5. [S529] Cemetery Burials - Rusholme Rd, Chorlton-on-Medlock.

Ellen Higson

ID #22305, (c Aug 1842-Jun 1859)
  • Last Edited: 2015-07-24

Timeline

c Aug 1842Her birth was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England, in the 1842 JAS quarter.1
4 Jun 1843Ellen Higson was baptized at Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire.
Parents: William & Mary Higson; Abode: Levenshulme; Father's occupation: Labourer.2
Mar 1847The death of her mother, Mary Higson, was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.3
30 Mar 1851Ellen Higson appeared as daughter in the 1851 census in the household of William Higson at Talleyrand, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 8 , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Household included:- Elizabeth Higson, William Higson, James Higson, Joseph Oldham and James McLaugh.4
Jun 1859Ellen Higson's death was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England; 1859 AMJ quarter , age 16.5
25 Jun 1859She was buried at St Thomas, Heaton Chapel, Heaton Norris, Lancashire.
Age 16, Abode: Levenshulme.

Citations

  1. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD.
  2. [S478] Parish Records - Manchester, Cathedral.
  3. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1847 JFM Ardwick ARD/10/47 20/185.
  4. [S15] Census, 1851, images & transcriptions HO 107/2219 F175 P18.
  5. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1859 AMJ Ardwick, Chorlton ARD/28/315 8c323.

James Higson1

ID #22306, (Nov 1846-Jun 1861)
  • Last Edited: 2015-07-26

Timeline

Nov 1846James Higson was born at Levenshulme, Lancashire.1
Nov 1846His birth was registered in Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire, in the 1846 OND quarter.2
Mar 1847The death of his mother, Mary Higson, was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.3
30 Mar 1851James Higson appeared as son in the 1851 census in the household of William Higson at Talleyrand, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 4 , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Household included:- Elizabeth Higson, William Higson, Ellen Higson, Joseph Oldham and James McLaugh.4
7 Apr 1861James Higson appeared as servant in the 1861 census at Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 14 , unm , Milk Boy , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.5
Jun 1861James Higson's death was registered in Heaton Norris, Stockport R.D., England; 1861 AMJ quarter.6
11 Jun 1861He was buried at St Thomas, Heaton Chapel, Heaton Norris, Lancashire.
Age 14 years.7

Citations

  1. [S23] Census.
  2. [S180] Free BMD.
  3. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1847 JFM Ardwick ARD/10/47 20/185.
  4. [S15] Census, 1851, images & transcriptions HO 107/2219 F175 P18.
  5. [S16] Census, 1861, images & transcriptions RG9/2875 F25 P1.
  6. [S181] GRO/Free & Cheshire BMD : 1861 AMJ Heaton Norris, Stockport HEA/21/46 8a25.
  7. [S943] Parish Records.

John Higson

ID #22311, (1828-May 1886)
  • Last Edited: 2021-07-29

Family 1: Dinah Hampson (c 1831-Mar 1858)

Family 2: Elizabeth Goodier (1827-Jan 1894)

Notes

Occupation: Railway engine driver; Beer retailer.

Timeline

1828John Higson was born at Grindleton, Yorkshire.
from census details.1
6 Jul 1828He was baptized at St Helen, Waddington, Yorkshire.
Father William Higson, Mother Mary.2
6 Jun 1841He was listed as a member of the household of William Higson in the 1841 census at Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 12.3
Mar 1847The death of his mother, Mary Higson, was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.4
30 Mar 1851John Higson appeared as Lodger in the 1851 census at Talleyrand, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 22 , Carter , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.5
12 Nov 1855He witnessed the marriage of Henry Lear and Margaret Higson at St Thomas, Heaton Chapel, Heaton Norris, Lancashire.6
6 Mar 1856John Higson married Dinah Hampson, daughter of John Hampson and Mary Bethell, at Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire.
John, 27, Bachelor, Labourer, Levenshulme; Father: William Higson, Labourer
Dinah, 24, Spinster, Levenshulme; Father: John Hampson, Porter
Witnesses: George Osmond Furber, Mary Hampson.7
6 Mar 1856The marriage was registered in Cathedral, Manchester R.D., England, in 1856 JFM quarter.8
17 Jul 1856John Higson witnessed the marriage of John Goodier and Elizabeth Higson at Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire.7
c May 1857The birth of his son William Higson was registered in Chorlton R.D., England.9
c Feb 1858The birth of his son John Higson was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.10
Mar 1858The death of his wife, Dinah, was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England; 1858 JFM quarter , age 26.11
7 Apr 1861John Higson appeared as son in the 1861 census in the household of William Higson at Rushford Bridge, Gorton, Lancashire.
Age 32 , Engineer on Railway , born Grindleton, YKS.12
13 Oct 1862John Higson married Elizabeth Leah, daughter of John Goodier and Esther Barlow, at St John, Longsight, Manchester, Lancashire.
John, 33, widower, engineer, Longsight; Father: William Higson, labourer
Elizabeth, 34, widow, Reddish; Father: John Goodier, farmer
Witnesses: John Hampson Jnr, Elizabeth Leah.13
Oct 1862The marriage was registered in Manchester R.D., England, in 1862 OND quarter.14
Dec 1866The death of his father, William Higson, was registered in Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire.15
2 Apr 1871John Higson was recorded as Head of Household in the 1871 census at 1, Newton Bank, Newton, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 42 , M , Railway engine Driver , born Grindleton YKS.
Household included:- Elizabeth Higson, William Higson and John Higson.16
3 Apr 1881John Higson was recorded as Head of Household in the 1881 census at 3 (Victoria Inn), Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 52 , M , Beer retailer , born Grindleton, Yorkshire. NOTE Household also includes Francis Green,age 18, Domestic Servant, Born Ardwick, Lancashire.
Household included:- Elizabeth Higson, William Higson and John Higson.17
11 Oct 1883His son, William Higson, married Mary Jones at St Peter, Levenshulme, Lancashire.18
4 Jun 1884His son, John Higson, married Rachel Beckett at Wesleyan Chapel, Heaton Moor, Heaton Norris, Lancashire.19
5 May 1886John Higson died at 3 (Victoria Inn), Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Lancashire.20
May 1886John Higson's death was registered in Chorlton, Manchester R.D., England; 1886 AMJ quarter , age 57.21
8 May 1886He was buried at St Thomas, Heaton Chapel, Heaton Norris, Lancashire.
Age 57, of Levenshulme.22
1 Dec 1886Probate - John Higson of Victoria Inn, Stockport Rd, Levenshulme - Ale & Porter Agent, died 5 May 1886. Probate at Manchester, Lancashire, to William Higson, of 2 Mount St, Adlans Lane, Levenshulme - Machinery Agent, the son;, John Goodier, of 108 Gorton Rd, Reddish, Printer. Effects £482 14s 3d.20

Citations

  1. [S23] Census RG9/2875 F?? P2.
  2. [S333] Parish Records - Yorkshire.
  3. [S14] Census, 1841, images & transcriptions HO 107/584/1 P22.
  4. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1847 JFM Ardwick ARD/10/47 20/185.
  5. [S15] Census, 1851, images & transcriptions HO/107/2219 F13 P?
  6. [S2014] Parish Records - Heaton Norris, St Thomas.
  7. [S478] Parish Records - Manchester, Cathedral.
  8. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1856 JFM Manchester 8d227 CATH/109/413.
  9. [S900] Online GRO Index 1857 AMJ Chorlton 8c617.
  10. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1858 JFM Ardwick, Chorlton 8c467 ARD/42/64.
  11. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1858 JFM Ardwick Chorlton 8c340 ARD/25/350.
  12. [S16] Census, 1861, images & transcriptions RG9/2875 F25 P2.
  13. [S595] Parish Records - Manchester, St John.
  14. [S180] Free BMD.
  15. [S180] Free BMD.
  16. [S17] Census, 1871, images & transcriptions RG10/4059 F25 P44.
  17. [S18] Census, 1881, images & transcriptions RG11/3910 F97P4.
  18. [S666] Parish Records.
  19. [S868] Non-conformist collection.
  20. [S99] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), England & Wales, 1858-1995.
  21. [S180] Free BMD.
  22. [S943] Parish Records.

William Higson1

ID #22312, (c May 1857-13 Mar 1917)
  • Last Edited: 2021-06-09

Family 1: Mary Jones (c Feb 1861-c Nov 1888)

Family 2: Mary Robinson (26 Dec 1865-11 Jan 1943)

Timeline

c May 1857His birth was registered in Chorlton R.D., England, in the 1856 JAS quarter. MMN Hampson.2
Mar 1858The death of his mother, Dinah Higson, was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.3
7 Apr 1861William Higson appeared as grandson in the 1861 census in the household of William Higson at Rushford Bridge, Gorton, Lancashire.
Age 4 , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.4
2 Apr 1871William Higson appeared as Son in the 1871 census in the household of John Higson at 1, Newton Bank, Newton, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 14 , Office Boy , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.5
3 Apr 1881William Higson appeared as Son in the 1881 census in the household of John Higson at 3 (Victoria Inn), Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 24 , Unmarried , Ironmonger , born Levenshulme, Lancashire.6
11 Oct 1883William Higson married Mary Jones, daughter of John Jones and Martha Dicken, at St Peter, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
William, 26, Bachelor, Ironmonger, 3 St John's Place, Levenshulme; Father: John Higson, Innkeeper
Mary, 22, Spinster, Ashlees, Broom Lane, Levenshulme; Father:John Jones, Farmer
Witnesses: John Diepen?, Louisa? Jones.7
May 1886The death of his father, John Higson, was registered in Chorlton, Manchester R.D., England.8
1 Dec 1886William Higson was an executor of John Higson's estate.9
c Nov 1888The birth of his daughter Mary Higson was registered in Chorlton R.D., England.10
c Nov 1888The death of his wife, Mary, was registered in Chorlton R.D., England; 1888 OND quarter , age 27.11
c Feb 1889The death of his daughter, Mary Higson, was registered in Chorlton R.D., England.12
10 Jun 1890William Higson married Mary Robinson, daughter of Job Robinson and Ann Birdsall, at St Clement, Longsight, Manchester, Lancashire.
William, 33, widower, Machinery Agent, Parish of St Peter, Levenshulme; Father: John Higson (dec), Engineer
Mary, 24, Spinster, 33 Richmond Grove E; Father: Job Robinson, Dairyman
Witnesses: John Higson, Emma Robinson, Job Robinson
By Licence: H Anthony Noel, Rector
Identified witnesses: John Higson, Emma Robinson and Job Robinson.13
28 Apr 1891His son William Frederick Higson was born at Park Grove, Levenshulme, Lancashire.7
6 Sep 1893His daughter Elsie Higson was born.7
12 Jan 1896His daughter Doris Higson was born.14
31 Mar 1901William Higson was recorded as Head of Household in the 1901 census at 251, Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 44 , marr , Engineers Traveller , born Levenshulme,Lancs.
Household included:- Sarah Whitehead, Mary Higson, William Frederick Higson, Elsie Higson and Doris Higson.15
c Nov 1905The birth of his daughter Marion Higson was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.16
Oct 1907The death of his daughter, Marion Higson, was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.17
2 Apr 1911William Higson was recorded as Head of Household in the 1911 census at 4, Errwood Rd, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 54 , married , Engineer Traveller , born Levenshulme.
Household included:- Mary Higson, William Frederick Higson, Elsie Higson and Doris Higson.18
13 Mar 1917William Higson died at Langside, Penryn Avenue, Rhos on Sea, Caernarvonshire, Wales.9
17 Mar 1917He was buried at Southern Cemetery, Manchester, Lancashire.
Grave 1161 C of E.19
11 Apr 1917Probate - William Higson of Glenbay, Errwood Rd, Levenshulme, Manchester, died 13 March 1917 at Langside, Penrhyn Avenue, Rhos on Sea, Carnarvonshire. Probate at Manchester, Lancashire, to Mary Higson, widow, James William Hampson, Blouse manufacturer. Effects £4994 17s 8d resworn £5263 2s 6d.9

Citations

  1. [S23] Census RG9/2875 F25 P2.
  2. [S900] Online GRO Index 1857 AMJ Chorlton 8c617.
  3. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1858 JFM Ardwick Chorlton 8c340 ARD/25/350.
  4. [S16] Census, 1861, images & transcriptions RG9/2875 F25 P2.
  5. [S17] Census, 1871, images & transcriptions RG10/4059 F25 P44.
  6. [S18] Census, 1881, images & transcriptions RG11/3910 F97P4.
  7. [S666] Parish Records.
  8. [S180] Free BMD.
  9. [S99] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), England & Wales, 1858-1995.
  10. [S900] Online GRO Index 1888 OND Chorlton 8C 735.
  11. [S180] Free BMD.
  12. [S900] Online GRO Index 1889 JFM Chorlton 8C 516.
  13. [S462] Parish Records St Clement's Longsight on Ancestry.
  14. [S150] Register of British Population - September 1939.
  15. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions RG13/3692 F? P20.
  16. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD.
  17. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD.
  18. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions.
  19. [S377] Cemetery Burials - Manchester Cemeteries.

Mary Higson1

ID #22313, (c Nov 1888-c Feb 1889)
  • Last Edited: 2021-04-09

Timeline

c Nov 1888Her birth was registered in Chorlton R.D., England, in the 1888 OND quarter. MMN Jones.1
c Feb 1889Mary Higson's death was registered in Chorlton R.D., England; 1889 JFM quarter , age 0.2

Citations

  1. [S900] Online GRO Index 1888 OND Chorlton 8C 735.
  2. [S900] Online GRO Index 1889 JFM Chorlton 8C 516.

William Frederick Higson1

ID #22314, (28 Apr 1891-26 Dec 1964)
  • Last Edited: 2021-04-10

Family: Gladys Neale (12 Mar 1890-17 Jan 1971)

Notes

Occupation: Silk Merchant.

Timeline

28 Apr 1891William Frederick Higson was born at Park Grove, Levenshulme, Lancashire.1
Apr 1891His birth was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England, in the 1891 AMJ quarter.2
9 May 1891He was baptized at St Peter, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Parents: William & Mary Higson; Abode: Park Grove; Father's Occupation: Engineer.1
31 Mar 1901He appeared as son in the 1901 census in the household of William Higson at 251, Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 9 , born Levenshulme, Lancs.3
2 Apr 1911William Frederick Higson appeared as son in the 1911 census in the household of William Higson at 4, Errwood Rd, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 19 , Bank Clerk , born Levenshulme.4
16 Jan 1914William Frederick Higson began military service 16 Jan 1914.
Regiment Number: 17379, Regiment: Manchester Infantry, Home Address: 11 Errwood Road, Levenshulme.5
13 Mar 1917His father, William Higson, died at Langside, Penryn Avenue, Rhos on Sea, Caernarvonshire, Wales.6
14 Feb 1919William Frederick Higson ended military service.
Lance Corporal.5
c Aug 1925He married Gladys Scorer, daughter of John James Neale and Elizabeth Tickle, at St Trillo, Llandrillo-yn-Rhos, Denbighshire, Wales.7
c Aug 1925The marriage was registered in Conway R.D., Wales, in 1925 JAS quarter.7
26 Mar 1928His daughter Beryl Margaret Higson was born.8
Sep 1939William Frederick Higson appeared on the 1939 register at 42, Egerton Road, Stockport, Cheshire. Married; Silk Merchant, APP services with NVC.
Also present Gladys Higson and Beryl Margaret Higson.9
11 Jan 1943His mother, Mary Higson, died at Grindleton, Endsleigh Rd, Old Colwyn, Conwy, Wales.6
c Aug 1948The marriage of his daughter, Beryl Margaret Higson, to Eric Siddall was registered at Stockport R.D., England.10
26 Dec 1964William Frederick Higson died at Northdene, Lwyd Grove, Old Colwyn, Conwy, Wales.6
Jan 1965William Frederick Higson's death was registered in Aled R.D., Wales; 1965 JFM quarter , age 73.11
11 Mar 1965Probate - William Frederick Higson of Northdene, Lwyd Grove, Old Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, died 26 December 1964. Probate at Bangor to Gladys Higson, widow & Frank Gregg, chartered accountant. Effects £14098.6

Citations

  1. [S666] Parish Records.
  2. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD : 1891 AMJ Ardwick ARD/243/24 Chorlton 8c870.
  3. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions RG13/3692 F? P20.
  4. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions.
  5. [S661] Military Records.
  6. [S99] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), England & Wales, 1858-1995.
  7. [S184] FreeBMD & N.Wales BMD.
  8. [S150] Register of British Population - September 1939.
  9. [S150] Register of British Population - September 1939; LCAE Stockport 443-1.
  10. [S180] Free BMD : 1948 JAS Stockport 10a1574.
  11. [S180] Free BMD : 1965 JFM Aled 8a401.

Beryl Margaret Higson1

ID #22315, (26 Mar 1928-28 Dec 1992)
  • Last Edited: 2021-09-04

Family: Eric Siddall

Notes

Married Name: Beryl Siddall.

Timeline

26 Mar 1928Beryl Margaret Higson was born.
from 1939 register.1
Sep 1939She appeared on the 1939 register with William Frederick Higson at 42, Egerton Road, Stockport, Cheshire.
Also present Gladys Higson.2
c Aug 1948The marriage of Beryl Margaret Higson and Eric Siddall was registered in Stockport R.D., England, in 1948 JAS quarter.3
1950Beryl Siddall and Eric Siddall were on the 1950 Electoral Register at 15, Garden Walk, West Chesterton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.
26 Dec 1964Her father, William Frederick Higson, died at Northdene, Lwyd Grove, Old Colwyn, Conwy, Wales.4
17 Jan 1971Her mother, Gladys Neale, died at Northdene, Lwyd Grove, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Wales.4
28 Dec 1992Beryl Siddall died at Grange Nursing Home, Smeeton Road, Saddington, Leicestershire.4
23 Feb 1993Probate - Beryl Siddall of Grange Nursing Home, Saddington, died 28 December 1992. Probate at Oxford. Effects not exceeding £125,000.4

Citations

  1. [S150] Register of British Population - September 1939.
  2. [S150] Register of British Population - September 1939; LCAE Stockport 443-1.
  3. [S180] Free BMD : 1948 JAS Stockport 10a1574.
  4. [S99] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), England & Wales, 1858-1995.

Elsie Higson1

ID #22316, (6 Sep 1893-7 Sep 1954)
  • Last Edited: 2020-01-19

Timeline

6 Sep 1893Elsie Higson was born.1
16 Oct 1893She was baptized at St Peter, Levenshulme, Lancashire.1
31 Mar 1901She appeared as Daughter in the 1901 census in the household of William Higson at 251, Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 7 , born Levenshulme, Lancs.2
2 Apr 1911Elsie Higson appeared as Daughter in the 1911 census in the household of William Higson at 4, Errwood Rd, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 17 , born Levenshulme.3
13 Mar 1917Her father, William Higson, died at Langside, Penryn Avenue, Rhos on Sea, Caernarvonshire, Wales.4
Sep 1939Elsie Higson appeared on the 1939 register with Mary Higson at Grindleton, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Wales.
Also present Doris Higson.5
11 Jan 1943Her mother, Mary Higson, died at Grindleton, Endsleigh Rd, Old Colwyn, Conwy, Wales.4
7 Sep 1954Elsie Higson died at Grindleton, 14, Endsleigh Rd, Old Colwyn, Conwy, Wales.4
Sep 1954Elsie Higson's death was registered in Aled R.D., Wales; 1954 JAS quarter , age 61.6
10 Sep 1954She was buried at Southern Cemetery, Manchester, Lancashire.
Grave C of E 1161.7
12 Nov 1954Probate - Elsie Higson of Grindleton,14 Endsleigh Rd, Old Colwyn, Denbighshire, died 7 September 1954. Probate at Manchester, Lancashire, to Doris Higson, spinster. Effects £1515 7s 5d.4

Citations

  1. [S666] Parish Records.
  2. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions RG13/3692 F? P20.
  3. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions.
  4. [S99] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), England & Wales, 1858-1995.
  5. [S150] Register of British Population - September 1939.
  6. [S180] Free BMD : 1954 JAS Aled 8a336.
  7. [S377] Cemetery Burials - Manchester Cemeteries.

Doris Higson

ID #22317, (12 Jan 1896-c Feb 1974)
  • Last Edited: 2016-03-24

Timeline

12 Jan 1896Doris Higson was born.1
25 Feb 1896She was baptized at St Peter, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Parents: William & Mary Higson; Abode: Grindleton Villa, Stockport Rd; Father's Occupation:Engineer.2
31 Mar 1901She appeared as Daughter in the 1901 census in the household of William Higson at 251, Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 5 , born Levenshulme, Lancs.3
2 Apr 1911Doris Higson appeared as Daughter in the 1911 census in the household of William Higson at 4, Errwood Rd, Levenshulme, Lancashire.
Age 15 , born Levenshulme.4
13 Mar 1917Her father, William Higson, died at Langside, Penryn Avenue, Rhos on Sea, Caernarvonshire, Wales.5
Sep 1939Doris Higson appeared on the 1939 register with Mary Higson at Grindleton, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Wales.
Also present Elsie Higson.1
11 Jan 1943Her mother, Mary Higson, died at Grindleton, Endsleigh Rd, Old Colwyn, Conwy, Wales.5
20 Feb 1943Doris Higson was an executrix of Mary Higson's estate.5
12 Nov 1954Doris Higson was an executrix of Elsie Higson's estate.5
c Feb 1974Doris Higson's death was registered in Aled R.D., Wales; 1974 JFM quarter , age 78.6

Citations

  1. [S150] Register of British Population - September 1939.
  2. [S666] Parish Records.
  3. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions RG13/3692 F? P20.
  4. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions.
  5. [S99] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), England & Wales, 1858-1995.
  6. [S180] Free BMD : 1974 JFM Aled 8a2065.

Marion Higson

ID #22318, (c Nov 1905-Oct 1907)
  • Last Edited: 2016-03-24

Timeline

c Nov 1905Her birth was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England.1
Oct 1907Marion Higson's death was registered in Ardwick, Chorlton R.D., England; 1907 OND quarter , age 2.2
28 Oct 1907She was buried at Southern Cemetery, Manchester, Lancashire.
Age 2, Grave 1161 C of E.3

Citations

  1. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD.
  2. [S182] GRO/FreeBMD & Lancashire BMD.
  3. [S377] Cemetery Burials - Manchester Cemeteries.