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JOHN PULLEYBLANK #34

Reading a post by Amy Johnson Crow of No Story Too Small I was inspired to join in her challenge of 52 Ancestors this year. I have fallen behind but attempting to catch up.

My three times great grandfather John PULLEYBLANK was baptized 26 December 1802 at Ugborough, Devon; as John son of James & Sarah PULLYBLANK.

On December 12 1826 at North Huish there is a marriage between John PULLEYBLANK and Mary ANDREWS. (240) (bap. 21 Feb

On September 3, 1827 at North Huish, they baptize a son John PULLEYBLANK.

On April 11, 1830 at North Huish, they baptize a daughter Sarah Margaret PULLEYBLANK.

Daughter Mary Andrews PULLEYBLANK is baptized 26 February 1832.

Son William PULLEYBLANK is baptized 2 March 1834.

Son George PULLEYBLANK is baptized 30 October 1836

Son James PULLEYBLANK is baptized December 31, 1839.

Daughter Mary PULLEYBLANK is baptized 10 June 1842.

Son Thomas PULLEYBLANK is baptized 10 July 1846.

Son Edwin PULLEYBLANK is baptized 27 March 1849

On the 1851 census at North Huish, he is listed as John POLYBLANK age 48 b Ugborough, Devon, head of house, an Ag Lab, with wife Mary 43, son James 11, daughter Mary 8 and son Edwin 2.

The 1861 census shows him as John POLYBLANK, age 57 b North Huish, head of house, widowed, an Ag Lab, with daughter Mary 19 and visitor his married daughter Sarah HOLMES 32.

On August 17, 1862 there is a marriage between James POLLYBLANK age 59 a widower and Catherine HANNAFORD age 39, spinster.

The 1871 census records John PULLYBLANK age 68 b North Huish, head of house, a Farm laborer, with wife Catherine 48, grandson George 8, grandson John 6, boarder William PAGE 60 and boarder John RICE 25.

John PULLEYBLANK dies 15 August 1878 at Westbourne, Sussex, age 77.

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Isabella HALL 1850 – 1927

Reading a post by Amy Johnson Crow of No Story Too Small I was inspired to join in her challenge of 52 Ancestors this year.

My 2nd great grandmother Isabella HALL was born 23 September 1850 at St Helens Auckland, the daughter of Michael HALL and Jane DAWSON.

On February 21, 1870, James BRYCE and Isabella HALL were married at West Auckland, Durham, they both signed in the presence of Louisa CLARCK & Michael HALL.

Their first child was born later that year – a daughter Jane.

Daughter Mary Ann BRYCE was born at Sedgefield, Durham in 1872 and daughter Margaret Maria BRYCE was born Brandon, Saint Oswald, Durham on the 20 August 1874.

A son John George Hall BRYCE was born December 30 1876 at Lydiate, Lancashire.

Followed on the 5th of May by daughter Henrietta BRYCE in Aughton, Lancashire.

Charles William BRYCE was born Ormskirk, Lancashire 6 May 1880.

On 23 July 1882 Thomas BRYCE was born at Ormskirk, Lancashire.

Daughter Isabel BRYCE is born 17 November 1883 at Ormskirk.

Minnie BRYCE was born 1 April 1888

Robert Arthur BRYCE was born 20 October 1895.

Isabella BRYCE was left a widow in 1896 when her husband James BRYCE was killed in an accident.

In 1910 Isabella BRYCE came to Canada with her daughter Margaret Maria & Frederick Charles LEA.

Isabella BRYCE dies 19 January 1927 in Vancouver Canada.

 

#19 Agnes REID – 52 Ancestor Challenge

No Story Too Small – Amy Johnson Crow’s challenge of 52 Ancestors this year, has been the inspiration to writing up my family history stories.

Agnes REID, my 4x great grandmother was born about 1804 in Scotland. So far we have not been able to determine just which Agnes REID is ours.

On December 7, 1824 at St. Johns, Manchester, Lancashire, Peter CARTLEDGE married Agnes REID. The record states Peter CARTLEDGE of this Parish and Town, Coal Dealer, and Agnes REID of same Parish & Place, spinster, were married by Banns; ITPO John THOMPSON (x) & Mary Ann CLARK (x).

The couple baptized their first son Joseph Cartledge at Manchester Cathedral, Lancashire on 9 July 1826; their abode was Manchester, father a Coal Dealer.

The first daughter Margaret Reid Cartledge was baptized 8 March 1829 at Eccles, Lancashire.

Agnes Cartledge was baptized on the 25th of October 1829 at Manchester Cathedral, Lancashire; but this time the abode is Pendleton, and father is a Salesman.

On 7 April 1831 at Eccles Pendelton, Lancashire they baptized James Cartledge.

One year later, on 3 March 1832 John Reid Cartledge was baptized at Manchester Cathedral, Lancashire.

Again at Manchester Cathedral, they baptized Daniel Reid Cartledge on 11 May 1834, abode Manch, father a coal dealer

By the time they baptized their son Cornelius Cartledge on 17 Jul 1836 they had moved to Ormskirk, Lancashire and father Peter is listed as a Traveller.

Daughter Jane Cartledge was born 1838 in Ormskirk.

It is nice that several of the children carry the middle name of REID after their mother.

The census taken on 6 June 1841 at Ormskirk, Lancashire; records Agnes CARTLEDGE age 35 b Scotland, with Peter 35, Joseph 15, Agnes 11, John 9, Daniel 7, Cornelius 5 and Jean 2.

Two more sons are added to the family – William Henry Cartledge 5 May 1842 and Peter Cartlledge on 23 March 1844 both at Ormskirk

The 1851 census which was taken on March 30 at Aughton Street, Ormskirk, describes the family: as Peter CARTLEDGE age 49 b Nantwich, Cheshire, head of house, a Blacking Manufacturer, with wife Agnes 47, daughter Agnes 21, son John Reid 19, son Daniel Reid 17, son Cornelius 14, daughter Jean 11, son William Kerry 9, son Peter 7 and grand nephew John THOMPSON 2.

Ten years later, on April 7 1861 the census shows they are still at Aughton Street, Ormskirk, as Peter CARTLEDGE age 59, b Baddeley, Cheshire, a Blacking Manufacturer, with wife Agnes 57, son Peter 17, at the home of son in law George LEA 38, daughter Agnes 32, granddaughter Jane 7, grandson John 6, granddaughter Mary Ellen 4 and granddaughter Agnes 1.

In all census records the boirthplace of Agnes is only listed as Scotland.

Agnes CARTLEDGE, died 3 February 1867, at Burscough Street, Ormskirk, Lancashire; aged 62, wife of Peter CARTLEDGE a Blacking Manufacturer, cause – Rheumatism. Her burial was at Ormskirk Church on 6 February 1867.

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#18 Peter CARTLEDGE – 52 Ancestor Challenge

No Story Too Small – Amy Johnson Crow’s challenge of 52 Ancestors this year, has been the inspiration to writing up my family history stories.

Peter CARTLEDGE, my 4x great grandfather was baptized 8 August 1802 at Baddiley, Cheshire; the son of Joseph & Elizabeth.

On December 7, 1824 at St. Johns, Manchester, Lancashire, Peter CARTLEDGE married Agnes REID. The record states Peter CARTLEDGE of this Parish and Town, Coal Dealer, and Agnes REID of same Parish & Place, spinster, were married by Banns; ITPO John THOMPSON (x) & Mary Ann CLARK (x).

The couple baptized their first son Joseph CARTLEDGE at Manchester Cathedral, Lancashire on 9 July 1826; their abode was Manchester, father a Coal Dealer.

The first daughter Margaret Reid CARTLEDGE was baptized 8 March 1829 at Eccles, Lancashire.

Agnes CARTLEDGE was baptized on the 25th of October 1829 at Manchester Cathedral, Lancashire; but this time the abode is Pendleton, and father is a Salesman.

On 7 April 1831 at Eccles Pendelton, Lancashire they baptized James CARTLEDGE.

One year later, on 3 March 1832 John Reid CARTLEDGE was baptized at Manchester Cathedral, Lancashire.

Again at Manchester Cathedral, they baptized Daniel Reid CARTLEDGE on 11 May 1834, abode Manch, father a coal dealer

By the time they baptized their son Cornelius CARTLEDGE on 17 Jul 1836 they had moved to Ormskirk, Lancashire and father Peter is listed as a Traveller.

Daughter Jane CARTLEDGE was born 1838 in Ormskirk.

The census taken on 6 June 1841 at Ormskirk, Lancashire; records Peter CARTLEDGE age 35 b Lancashire, a Blacking Man, with Agnes 35, Joseph 15, Agnes 11, John 9, Daniel 7, Cornelius 5 and Jean 2.

Two more sons are added to the family – William Henry  CARTLEDGE 5 May 1842 and Peter CARTLEDGE on 23 March 1844 both at Ormskirk

The 1851 census which was taken on March 30 at Aughton Street, Ormskirk, describes the family: as Peter CARTLEDGE age 49 b Nantwich, Cheshire, head of house, a Blacking Manufacturer, with wife Agnes 47, daughter Agnes 21, son John Reid 19, son Daniel Reid 17, son Cornelius 14, daughter Jean 11, son William Kerry 9, son Peter 7 and grand nephew John THOMPSON 2.

Ten years later, on April 7 1861 the census shows they are still at Aughton Street, Ormskirk, as Peter CARTLEDGE age 59, b Baddeley, Cheshire, a Blacking Manufacturer, with wife Agnes 57, son Peter 17, at the home of son in law George LEA 38, daughter Agnes 32, granddaughter Jane 7, grandson John 6, granddaughter Mary Ellen 4 and granddaughter Agnes 1.

Peter CARTLEDGE, died 8 November 1869 at the Union Workhouse, Wigan Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire; aged 67, Blacking Manufacturer, cause – Paralysis. His burial was at Ormskirk Church on 10 Nov 1869

Hello world!

This blog has been started with the purpose of documenting the information that has been gathered since early 2000 on the many branches of my family tree and putting it out into the internet community, with hopes to share and gain more information on my family history through others researching their roots.

It is the story of regular people who happen to be my ancestors.

My father is Roy John PULLYBLANK (b. 1920), son of Frederick John PULLEYBLANK (1891 – 1975) and Eveline SHUTE (1894 – 1981).  My mother is Helen Margaret SPAIN (b. 1923), daughter of William Alexander SPAIN (1898 – 1987) and Muriel Isabel LEA (1899 – 1988).  My father’s family tree also includes the surnames HORSWILL, MOGRIDGE, COKER, HARRIS & ANDREWS; while my mother’s branch includes BRYCE, SHARP, MATHAMS, MILLS & HALL among many others.

I am registered with the Guild of One Name Studies for both PULLEYBLANK and MATHAMS and the variants POLYBLANK, PULLIBLANK, MATTHAMS and other likely spellings.  For many years, with my cousins, we have been gathering everything on these names and attempting to link them together.

In order to record a well-rounded view of the family I would welcome any contribution from relations, friends or neighbours with memories, stories or photographs.  All contacts will be gratefully acknowledged.

Gail