James Massey

ID #12011, (1856-15 Aug 1933)
  • Last Edited: 2021-05-20

Family: Annie Goodier (c May 1859-c Nov 1918)


1856James Massey was born at Heaton Norris, Stockport, Cheshire.
from census.
31 May 1882He married Annie Goodier, daughter of John Goodier and Elizabeth Higson, at Tiviot Dale Chapel, Heaton Norris, Stockport, Cheshire.
James Massey, 26, Bachelor, Nail & Bolt Maker, Barlow Fold, Reddish; Father: John Thomas? Massey, Nail & Bolt Maker
Annie Goodier, 23, Spinster, Daisy Bank, Reddish; Father: John Goodier, Machine Printer
Witnesses: William Massey, Mary Jane Goodier, Daniel Livingstone Naylor
Identified witnesses: Mary Jane Goodier.1
5 Apr 1891James Massey was recorded as Head of Household in the 1891 census at 492, Gorton Rd, Reddish, Lancashire.
Age 35 , married , Nut & Bolt Maker , born Heaton Norris, Lancashire.
Household included:- Annie Massey.
c May 1894The birth of his daughter Hilda Massey was registered in Stockport R.D., England.2
31 Jan 1896His daughter Ethel Massey was born.3,4
2 Apr 1911James Massey appeared in the 1911 census at 470, Gorton Rd, Reddish, Lancashire.
Age 55 , Married , Nut maker for Great Central Railway , born Heaton Norris, Lancashire.5
c Feb 1918His daughter, Hilda Massey, married Frank Higginson at Reddish Green Methodist Church, Reddish, Lancashire.6
c Nov 1918The death of his wife, Annie Massey, was registered in Chorlton R.D., England.7
15 Aug 1933James Massey died at 470, Gorton Rd, Reddish, Lancashire.
from probate.8
Aug 1933James Massey's death was registered in Stockport R.D., England; 1933 JAS quarter , age 78.9
18 Oct 1933Probate - James Massey of 470 Gorton Road, Reddish, Stockport Cheshire, died 15 Aug 1933. Probate at Manchester to Frank Higginson, Cotton operative. Effects £521 2s 3d.8


  1. [S657] Manchester Non-conformist Births & Baptisms.
  2. [S900] Online GRO Index 1894 AMJ Stockport 8A 40.
  3. [S180] Free BMD : 1984 OND Stockport 39 1305.
  4. [S150] Register of British Population - September 1939; LCRH.
  5. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions.
  6. [S180] Free BMD : 1918 JFM Stockport 8A 171, ST27/2/23.
  7. [S900] Online GRO Index 1918 OND Chorlton 8C 1529.
  8. [S99] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), England & Wales, 1858-1995.
  9. [S180] Free BMD : 1933 JAS Stockport 8A 99.
  10. [S900] Online GRO Index 1896 JFM Stockport 8A 42.