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
    Christened 7 Oct 1821  Radcliffe, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Nov 1881  Glossop, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I133  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 Dec 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 
    Notes 
    • Record says with consent of parents. Peter was over 21, so don't know if this is the correct marriage. However Middleton Parish is very close to Radcliffe Parish so seems to be the best possibility.
    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  [5
    • 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

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

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



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