Joseph Sparks

ID #6221, (28 Feb 1802-17 May 1869)
  • Last Edited: 2017-08-21

Family: Martha Norcott (28 Feb 1798-16 Dec 1882)

Notes

Occupation: Ships' Carpenter.

Timeline

28 Feb 1802Joseph Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.
son of Thomas & Margaret Sparks; Abode: Frodsham.1
10 Feb 1823He married Martha Norcott, daughter of John Norcott and Anne Brownett, at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.
Joseph of Frodsham, Martha of Helsby, married by John Shakespere, curate, Witnesses: James Harvey, Alice Sparkes
Identified witnesses: Alice Sparks.2
8 Jun 1823His son Thomas Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.3
26 Jun 1825His daughter Anne Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.4
Nov 1826His daughter Anne Sparks died.
16 Sep 1827His son John Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.5
9 May 1830His son Daniel Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.6
21 Oct 1832His daughter Margaret Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.6
Jan 1833His son Daniel Sparks died.
12 Apr 1835His son Mathias Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.4
Nov 1835His son Mathias Sparks died.7,8
30 Oct 1836His daughter Martha Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.4
20 Sep 1840His son Joseph Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.9
6 Jun 1841Joseph Sparks was listed as a member of the household of Thomas Sparks in the 1841 census at Main Street, Frodsham, Cheshire.
Age 35 , Ships Carpenter , born Cheshire.10
Apr 1842The death of his mother, Margaret Sparks, was registered in Frodsham, Runcorn R.D., England.11
29 Jul 1843His father, Thomas Sparks, died at Frodsham, Cheshire.12
Nov 1843His son Joseph Sparks died.
20 Mar 1845His son, Thomas Sparks, married Sarah Wrench at St Peter, Chester, Cheshire.13
30 Mar 1851Joseph Sparks appeared as HEAD in the 1851 census at Hood Lane, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
Age 49 , marr , Ships carpenter , born Frodsham, Cheshire.
Household included:- Martha Sparks, Thomas Sparks, John Sparks, Margaret Sparks and Martha Sparks.14
1 Jan 1852His daughter, Margaret Sparks, married James Braithwaite at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.15
26 Aug 1852His son, Thomas Sparks, married Sarah Taylor at St Mary, Birkenhead, Cheshire.16
c Nov 1853His son, John Sparks, married Esther Atherton at St Mary, Birkenhead, Cheshire.17,8
20 Jul 1859His son Thomas Sparks died at Frodsham, Cheshire.18
7 Apr 1861Joseph Sparks was recorded as Head of Household in the 1861 census at Sankey Bridge, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
Age 59 , marr , Ship Wright , born Frodsham, Cheshire.
Household included:- Martha Sparks, Alice Margaret Braithwaite and Daniel Sparks.19
13 Apr 1864Joseph Sparks was an executor of Alice Sparks's estate.20
17 May 1869Joseph Sparks died at Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
aged 67 years.21
May 1869Joseph Sparks's death was registered in Warrington R.D., England; 1869 AMJ quarter , age 68.22
20 May 1869He was buried at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
Age 68, Abode: Great Sankey.23

Memorials

  • There is a memorial to Joseph Sparks at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire, S72
    In memory of Joseph Sparks who died May 17th 1869 aged 67 years
    Happy soul thy days are ended
    All thy mourning days below
    Go by angel guards attended
    To the sight of Jesus go
    Martha his wife died December 16th 1882 aged 84 years.
    Blessed are the dead that they die in the Lord.
    Margaret Braithwaite died March 21st 1897 aged 64 years.24

Citations

  1. [S2003] Bishop's Transcripts.
  2. [S462] Parish Records.
  3. [S318] Parish Records - Frodsham, St Lawrence.
  4. [S301] Baptism register.
  5. [S301] Baptism register.
  6. [S301] Baptism register.
  7. [S130] Family Search.
  8. [S66] Notes written by MdM.
  9. [S301] Baptism register.
  10. [S23] Census HO 107/97/7 f27 p14.
  11. [S181] GRO/Free & Cheshire BMD : 1842 AMJ Frodsham Runcorn 19/175 FRO/2/21.
  12. [S363] Find My Past website.
  13. [S363] Find My Past website.
  14. [S23] Census HO107/2202 F299 P16.
  15. [S462] Parish Records Ref 23.
  16. [S363] Find My Past website.
  17. [S181] GRO/Free & Cheshire BMD.
  18. [S363] Find My Past website.
  19. [S16] Census, 1861, images & transcriptions RG9/2790 F38 P16.
  20. [S99] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), England & Wales, 1858-1995.
  21. [S450] Memorial Inscription, Parish as indicated.
  22. [S180] Free BMD.
  23. [S591] Website - On line Parish Clerk - Lancashire.
  24. [S452] Memorial Inscriptions - Gt Sankey.

Anne Sparks

ID #6223, (26 Jun 1825-Nov 1826)
  • Last Edited: 2013-05-04

Timeline

26 Jun 1825Anne Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.
father occupation: = ship carpenter.1
Nov 1826She died.
15 Nov 1826She was buried at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.
1 yr 6 months.2,3

Citations

  1. [S301] Baptism register.
  2. [S2004] Burial records.
  3. [S66] Notes written by MdM.

Daniel Sparks

ID #6224, (9 May 1830-Jan 1833)
  • Last Edited: 2013-05-04

Timeline

Apr 1830Daniel Sparks was born.
9 May 1830He was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.1
Jan 1833He died.
24 Jan 1833He was buried at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.
Age 2 years.2

Citations

  1. [S301] Baptism register.
  2. [S363] Find My Past website.

Margaret Sparks

ID #6225, (21 Oct 1832-21 Mar 1897)
  • Last Edited: 2018-09-24

Family: James Braithwaite (1828-May 1903)

Notes

Occupation: Dressmaker; Droplocker.
Married Name: Margaret Braithwaite.1

Timeline

21 Oct 1832Margaret Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.2
6 Jun 1841She was listed as a member of the household of Thomas Sparks in the 1841 census at Main Street, Frodsham, Cheshire.
Age 8 , born Cheshire.3
30 Mar 1851Margaret Sparks appeared as daughter in the 1851 census in the household of Joseph Sparks at Hood Lane, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
Age 18 , Unm , Dress maker , born Frodsham, Cheshire.
Household included:- Martha Sparks, Thomas Sparks, John Sparks and Martha Sparks.4
1 Jan 1852Margaret Sparks married James Braithwaite, son of Ann Braithwaite, at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
James Braithwaite, 23, Batchelor, Carpenter, Little Sankey; Father: Thomas Braithwaite, Publican.
Margaret Sparks, 19, Spinster, Dressmaker, Great Sankey; Father: Joseph Sparkes, Carpenter
Witnesses: John Sparks, Esther Atheston
Identified witnesses: John Sparks and Esther Atherton.5
Oct 1852The birth of her daughter Alice Margaret Braithwaite was registered in Warrington R.D., England.6
c Jan 1855Her daughter Martha Ann Braithwaite was born at Little Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.7
15 Mar 1857Her son Joseph Sparkes Braithwaite was baptized at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.8
May 1859The birth of her daughter Mary Ellen Braithwaite was registered in Warrington R.D., England.9
7 Apr 1861Margaret Braithwaite appeared as wife in the 1861 census in the household of James Braithwaite at Suttons Lane, Widnes, Lancashire.
Age 28 , born Frodsham, Cheshire.10
15 Dec 1861Her son Thomas Braithwaite was baptized at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.11,12
26 Apr 1864Her son Frederick Braithwaite was born at Sankey Bridge, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.13
8 Sep 1867Her daughter Eliza Braithwaite was baptized at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.14,15
17 May 1869Her father, Joseph Sparks, died at Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.16
c May 1870The birth of her daughter Dinah Braithwaite was registered in Sankey, Warrington R.D., England.17
2 Apr 1871Margaret Braithwaite appeared as wife in the 1871 census in the household of James Braithwaite at Hood Lane, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
Age 38 , Dressmaker , born Frodsham, Cheshire.18
7 Nov 1872Her daughter Ann Elizabeth Braithwaite was born.13
May 1877Her son, Joseph Sparkes Braithwaite, married Margaret Darlington at Warrington, Lancashire.19
21 Sep 1878Her daughter, Martha Ann Braithwaite, married Walter Roose at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.20
3 Feb 1879Her daughter, Alice Margaret Braithwaite, married Charles Winskill Taylor at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.21,22,15
3 Apr 1881Margaret Braithwaite appeared as wife in the 1881 census in the household of James Braithwaite at 6, Hood Lane, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
Age 48 , Dressmaker , born Frodsham, Cheshire.23
16 Dec 1882Her mother, Martha Sparks, died at Warrington, Lancashire.16
c Feb 1885The marriage of her son, Frederick Braithwaite, to Mary Louisa George was registered at Warrington R.D., England.24
c Nov 1887The marriage of her daughter, Mary Ellen Braithwaite, to Clement George was registered at Warrington R.D., England.25,15
Nov 1888Her daughter, Eliza Braithwaite, married Albert George at Warrington, Lancashire.15
12 Jun 1890Her daughter, Ann Elizabeth Braithwaite, married Richard Baker at St Paul, Warrington, Lancashire.26
5 Apr 1891Margaret Braithwaite appeared as wife in the 1891 census in the household of James Braithwaite at Hood Lane, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
Age 58 , born Frodsham, Cheshire.27
Nov 1892Her daughter, Eliza Braithwaite, married William Reynolds at Clitheroe, Lancashire.15
21 Mar 1897Margaret Braithwaite died at Warrington, Lancashire.
aged 64 years.16
Mar 1897Margaret Braithwaite's death was registered in Warrington R.D., England; 1897 JFM quarter , age 64.28
23 Mar 1897She was buried at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
Age 64 years, Abode: Warrington.29

Memorials

  • There is a memorial to Margaret Braithwaite at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire, S72
    In memory of Joseph Sparks who died May 17th 1869 aged 67 years
    Happy soul thy days are ended
    All thy mourning days below
    Go by angel guards attended
    To the sight of Jesus go
    Martha his wife died December 16th 1882 aged 84 years.
    Blessed are the dead that they die in the Lord.
    Margaret Braithwaite died March 21st 1897 aged 64 years.30
  • There is a memorial to Margaret Sparks at St Mary Chapel, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire, S72/871
    James Braithwaite died April 28th 1903 aged 74 years,
    also Margaret his wife died March 21st 1897 aged 64 years.31,32

Citations

  1. [S462] Parish Records.
  2. [S301] Baptism register.
  3. [S23] Census HO 107/97/7 f27 p14.
  4. [S23] Census HO107/2202 F299 P16.
  5. [S462] Parish Records Ref 23.
  6. [S180] Free BMD.
  7. [S18] Census, 1881, images & transcriptions RG11/4141 F75 Page 3.
  8. [S591] Website - On line Parish Clerk - Lancashire.
  9. [S900] Online GRO Index 1859 AMJ Warrington 8c 150.
  10. [S16] Census, 1861, images & transcriptions RG9/2743 F10 P19/20.
  11. [S591] Website - On line Parish Clerk - Lancashire.
  12. [S130] Family Search.
  13. [S150] Register of British Population - September 1939.
  14. [S591] Website - On line Parish Clerk - Lancashire.
  15. [S66] Notes written by MdM.
  16. [S450] Memorial Inscription, Parish as indicated.
  17. [S181] GRO/Free & Cheshire BMD : 1870 AMJ Warrington 8c144 SAN/6/288.
  18. [S23] Census RG10/3902 f38 pg10/11.
  19. [S180] Free BMD.
  20. [S591] Website - On line Parish Clerk - Lancashire.
  21. [S591] Website - On line Parish Clerk - Lancashire.
  22. [S27] St.Catherine Index (former BMD index, now withdrawn).
  23. [S23] Census RG11/3790 P12.
  24. [S181] GRO/Free & Cheshire BMD : 1885 JFM Warrington Civil R20/78 - 8c211.
  25. [S181] GRO/Free & Cheshire BMD.
  26. [S591] Website - On line Parish Clerk - Lancashire.
  27. [S23] Census RG12/3073 F40 P7.
  28. [S180] Free BMD : 1897 JFM Warrington 8c152.
  29. [S591] Website - On line Parish Clerk - Lancashire.
  30. [S452] Memorial Inscriptions - Gt Sankey.
  31. [S460] M.I. - MLFHS index/transcriptions.
  32. [S450] Memorial Inscription, Parish as indicated.

Mathias Sparks

ID #6226, (12 Apr 1835-Nov 1835)
  • Last Edited: 2013-09-15

Timeline

12 Apr 1835Mathias Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.1
Nov 1835He died.2,3
10 Nov 1835He was buried at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.
Age 7m.2

Citations

  1. [S301] Baptism register.
  2. [S130] Family Search.
  3. [S66] Notes written by MdM.

Joseph Sparks

ID #6228, (20 Sep 1840-Nov 1843)
  • Last Edited: 2013-05-04

Timeline

20 Sep 1840Joseph Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.
son of Joseph & Martha, of Frodsham; ship carpenter.1
6 Jun 1841He was listed as a member of the household of Thomas Sparks in the 1841 census at Main Street, Frodsham, Cheshire.
Age 9 mths , born Cheshire.2
Nov 1843Joseph Sparks died.
22 Nov 1843He was buried at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.
3 yrs, of Frodsham.3

Citations

  1. [S301] Baptism register.
  2. [S23] Census HO 107/97/7 f27 p14.
  3. [S2004] Burial records.

Thomas Sparks

ID #6231, (8 Jun 1823-20 Jul 1859)
  • Last Edited: 2015-06-29

Family 1: Sarah Wrench (c 1822-3 May 1846)

Family 2: Sarah Taylor (c 1826-)

Timeline

8 Jun 1823Thomas Sparks was baptized at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.
Child of Joseph & Martha Sparkes; Abode:Frodsham; Father's occupation: Ship wright.1
6 Jun 1841He was listed as a member of the household of Thomas Sparks in the 1841 census at Main Street, Frodsham, Cheshire.
Age 15 , born Cheshire.2
20 Mar 1845Thomas Sparks married Sarah Wrench, daughter of James Wrench, at St Peter, Chester, Cheshire.
Thomas Sparks, Abode: Frodsham, Blacksmith, Father Joseph Sparks, Shipwright
Sarah Wrench, Abode: Northgate Chester, Father James Wrench, labourer.
Both of full age.3
3 May 1846His wife, Sarah died at Frodsham, Cheshire.4
30 Mar 1851Thomas Sparks appeared as son in the 1851 census in the household of Joseph Sparks at Hood Lane, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
Age 27 , Unm , Blacksmith , born Frodsham, Cheshire.
Household included:- Martha Sparks, John Sparks, Margaret Sparks and Martha Sparks.5
26 Aug 1852Thomas Sparks married Sarah Taylor, daughter of James Taylor, at St Mary, Birkenhead, Cheshire.
Thomas Sparkes, full age, widowed,Blacksmith,Residence Birkenhead, Father Joseph Sparkes, Ship Carpenter
Sarah Taylor, Full age, Spinster, Residence Widnes, Father James Taylor Agent.6
c Aug 1855The birth of his daughter Alice Martha Sparks was registered in Widnes, Prescot R.D., England.7
20 Jul 1859Thomas Sparks died at Frodsham, Cheshire.
Age 36.8
22 Jul 1859He was buried at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire.8

Memorials

  • There is a memorial to Thomas Sparks at St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire, Grave Number OGF/09/03B. family Name Sparks; Wrench; Sandstone Tabletop
    Sacred to the memory of Sarah wife of Thomas Sparks of Frodsham who departed this life May 3rd 1846 aged 24 years. 'Behold to die is gain'.
    Also in memory of the above named Thomas Sparks who departed this life July 20th 1859 aged 36 years.
    Also James Wrench of Kingsley who died April 27th 1906 aged 86 years.9

Citations

  1. [S318] Parish Records - Frodsham, St Lawrence.
  2. [S23] Census HO 107/97/7 f27 p14.
  3. [S363] Find My Past website.
  4. [S363] Find My Past website.
  5. [S23] Census HO107/2202 F299 P16.
  6. [S363] Find My Past website.
  7. [S180] Free BMD.
  8. [S363] Find My Past website.
  9. [S363] Find My Past website.

Alice Martha Sparks

ID #6234, (c Aug 1855-)
  • Last Edited: 2018-07-19

Notes

Married Name: Alice Schofield.

Timeline

c Aug 1855Her birth was registered in Widnes, Prescot R.D., England, in the 1855 JAS quarter.1
23 Sep 1855Alice Martha Sparks was baptized at St Wilfred/St Luke, Farnworth, Widnes, Lancashire.
Daughter of Thomas Sparks and Sarah, Abode: Widnes, occupation: Blacksmith.2
2 Apr 1871She appeared as Grandaughter in the 1871 census in the household of Martha Norcott at Canal Bank, Great Sankey, Warrington, Lancashire.
Age 15 , Apprentice Dressmaker , born Wdnes, Lancashire.3
3 Apr 1881Alice Martha Sparks appeared as Grandaughter in the 1881 census in the household of Martha Sparks at 228, Liverpool Rd, Warrington, Lancashire.
Age 25 , Unm , Dressmaker , born Widnes, Lancashire.4
c Feb 1889Alice Martha Sparks married Robert Schofield.
c Feb 1889The marriage of Alice Martha Sparks and Robert Schofield was registered in Warrington R.D., England, in 1889 JFM quarter.5

Citations

  1. [S180] Free BMD.
  2. [S591] Website - On line Parish Clerk - Lancashire.
  3. [S17] Census, 1871, images & transcriptions RG10/3902 F40 p15.
  4. [S18] Census, 1881, images & transcriptions RG11/3791 F45 P5.
  5. [S181] GRO/Free & Cheshire BMD : 1889 JFM Warrington Civil 8c262 R/22/127.