James MATHER

Male 1821 - 1881  (60 years)


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  • Name James MATHER 
    Born 9 Aug 1821  Bury, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 7 Oct 1821  Radcliffe, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address: Bury, Lancashire, England 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Bury, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 15y 
    Address: Hollins, Oldham cum Prestwich 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Bury, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 29y 
    Address: Bolton Road, Elton 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 39y 
    Address: Browns Land, Bank Street, Alexandria 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Glossop, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 49y 
    Address: 83 Dinting Vale 
    • I am pretty sure this is the house right next to the Viaduct where Peter Mather lived.

    Census 3 Apr 1881  Glossop, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 59y 
    Address: Higher Dinting 
    Died 14 Nov 1881  Glossop, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I133  Main Tree
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2017 

    Father Peter MATHER,   b. 9 Sep 1798, Radcliffe, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1868, Glossop, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Sarah HALL,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 5 Nov 1820  Middleton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fanny CROSS,   b. 10 Jun 1822, Prestwich, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1867, Schlusselburg, St Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 31 Jan 1855  Bury, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Witness: John Cross
      Witness: Anne Yates
    Notes 
    • Both James and Fanny were living in Hollins, Prestwich, near Bury in Lancashire in 1841. James' father, Peter, was a weaver in Bury when he was born, but the family had moved to Hollins by the 1841 Census where Peter is listed as a Labourer. Fanny was born in Hollins where her father was a Farmer.
    Children 
     1. Sarah Cross MATHER,   b. 13 Jun 1852, Pilkington, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1889, Camperdown, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     2. Peter MATHER,   b. 17 Jan 1857, Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1857, Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Aug 1821 - Bury, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Address: Bury, Lancashire, England - 7 Oct 1821 - Radcliffe, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 15y - 6 Jun 1841 - Bury, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 29y - 30 Mar 1851 - Bury, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Jan 1855 - Bury, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 39y - 7 Apr 1861 - Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 49y - 2 Apr 1871 - Glossop, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 59y - 3 Apr 1881 - Glossop, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Nov 1881 - Glossop, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Lancashire Online Parish Records
      Baptism: 7 Oct 1821 St Mary the Virgin, Radcliffe, Lancs.
      James Mather - Son of Peter Mather & Sarah
      Born: 9 Aug
      Abode: Bury
      Occupation: Weaver
      Baptised by: Wm. Dannett
      Register: Baptisms 1813 - 1827, Page 160, Entry 1277
      Source: Parish Register
    • Glossop Chronicle Saturday November 26, 1881 - A Testimony to Report - On Sunday morning last about 40 of the printers employed at Messers Potter's Works, assembled at Zion Chapel, and walked in porcession to St James Church, Whitfield, as a mark of respect to the memory of Mr. James Mather, who died last week, and who had been employed at the Dinting Vale Printworks for a large number of years. The Rev A. George preached an excellent sermon on the occassion. In the course of which a review was taken of the deaths of dsitinguished persons during the Church's year, including those of the Czar of Russia, President Garfield, and the Earl of Beaconsfield, and some references were made to the death of Mr Mather.
    • Edmund Potter and the Dinting Printworks: http://www.glossopheritage.co.uk/potters.htm
    • https://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/media/2619077/vale_of_leven.pdf - details of printworks along the River Leven including Alexandria

  • Sources 
    1. [S162] Family Register - Mather/Williams, 27 Sep 2013.
      James Mather born August 9th 1821

    2. [S274] Baptism Radcliffe, Lancashire, England 7 OCT 1821 James Mather, (L210/1/3/1).

    3. [S368] Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisims, 1813-1915, Reference Number: L210/1/3/1 Item Number: 6 Archive Roll: 841 Page 160, Entry 1277, 24 Apr 2016.
      Baptisms (PR) England. Radcliffe, St Mary, Lancashire. 7 October 1821. MATHER, James. P. 160, No: 1277 Collection: Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms 1813-1915. www.ancestry.co.uk: accessed 24 April 2016.

    4. [S265] Census 1841 Bury, Lancashire, England HO107/548/3/28/8 (Peter Mather), (HO107/548/3/28/8).

    5. [S276] Census 1851 Bury, Lancashire, England HO107/2215/543/60 (James Mather), (HO107/2215/543/60).

    6. [S277] Census 1861 Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland RG9 493/00 002/00 023 (James Mather), (RG9 493/00 002/00 023).

    7. [S278] Census 1871 Glossop, Derbyshire, England RG10/3644/82/22 (Sarah Mather), (RG10/3644/82/22).

    8. [S214] Census 1881 Glossop, Derbyshire, England RG11/3461/14/21 (Edwin Williams), (RG11 3461 14 21) (Reliability: 2), 1 Jun 2014.

    9. [S275] Death 14 NOV 1881 James Mather, (7b/429).

    10. [S232] Marriage Bury, Lancashire, England (Parish Church) 31 JAN 1855 James Mather & Fanny Cross, (1855/25).



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