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George Watson

George Watson

Male Abt 1823 - 1894  (~ 71 years)

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  • Name George Watson  [1
    Born Abt 1823  Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Christened 20 Jul 1823  Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Abt 1845  Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Miner 
    Census 1851  Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation Abt 1851  Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Coal miner 
    Census 1861  Blacker, Worsbrough, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Abt 1861  Worsbrough, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Colliery underviewer 
    Census 1881  1 Martin Lane, Worsbrough, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation Abt 1881  Worsbrough, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Colliery manager 
    Census 1891  55 Wentworth Road, Blacker Hill, Worsbrough, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He was described as living on his own means.
    Died 1894  Barnsley Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I524  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Thomas Watson,   b. 22 Jul 1801, Barnsley, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 4 Mar 1853, Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hannah Womersley,   b. Abt 1804, Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873, Barnsley Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 27 May 1822  Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Husband,   b. Abt 1823, Oulton, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889, Barnsley Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1845  Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Children 
    +1. Robert Watson,   b. Abt 1846, Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Thomas Watson,   b. Abt 1849, Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +3. Sarah Ann Watson,   b. 9 May 1852, Silkstone, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Barnsley Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
    +4. John Albert Watson,   b. Abt 1854, Worsbrough, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +5. Henry George Watson,   b. Abt 1856, Worsbrough, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Fredrick Watson,   b. 1859, Worsbrough, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +7. George Watson,   b. Abt 1862, Worsbrough, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - 1 Martin Lane, Worsbrough, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S102] 1851 Census Returns of England and Wales, Home Office, (30 March 1851;), HO 107/2334 f.68 p.20 (Reliability: 3).
      Schedule 80, 79, Silkstone
      George Watson, Head, Mar, 27, Coal Miner, Yorkshire Silkstone
      Emma Watson, Wife, Mar, 27, Yorkshire Oulton
      Robert Watson, Son, 4, Scholar, Yorkshire Silkstone
      Thomas Watson, Son, 1, Yorkshire Silkstone
      Ann Watson, Sister, 8, Scholar, Yorkshire Silkstone


    2. [S106] 1881 British Census and National Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (1999 (CD-ROM), 2002 (Website - www.familysearch.org);), RG 11/4610 f.89 p.2 (Reliability: 3).
      1 Martin Lane, Worsbrough, Yorkshire
      George WATSON, Head, M, Male, 57, Silkstone, York, England, Colliery Manager
      Emma WATSON, Wife, M, Female, 57, Silkstone, York, England
      Thomas WATSON, Son, U, Male, 31, Silkstone, York, England, Colliery Engine Fitter
      George WATSON, Son, U, Male, 18, Worsbro, York, England, Colliery Weighman
      Annie E. WATSON, Grand Daug, Female, 6, Haworth, York, England, Scholar
      Eliza WILSON, Servant, O, Female, 13, Worsbro, York, England, General Servant(Dom)


    3. [S103] 1861 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (7 April 1861;), RG 9., RG 9/3452 f.113 p.29 (Reliability: 3).
      Blacker, Worsbrough
      George Watson, head, Mar, 37, Colly underviewer, Yorks Silkstone
      Emma Watson, wife, Mar, 37, Yorks Silkstone
      Robert Watson, son, un, 14, Pupil Teacher, Yorks Silkstone
      Thomas Watson, son, 11, horse driver in a C mine, Yorks Silkstone
      Sarah A Watson, daur, 8, Scholar, Yorks Silkstone
      John A Watson, son, 6, Scholar, Yorks Worsbrough
      Henry G Watson, son, 4, Scholar, Yorks Worsbrough
      Frederick Watson, son, 1, Yorks Worsbrough


    4. [S107] 1891 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (5 April 1891;), RG 12/3782 f.86 p.43 (Reliability: 3).
      55 Wentworth Rd, Blacker Hill, Worsbro
      George Watson, Head, Widr, 67, Living on his own means, Yorks Silkstone
      Amelia Collins, Boarder, Wid. 43, Yorks Ardsley
      George Hy Collins, Boarder, S, 20, General Laborer, Employed, Staffordshire Walsall
      Emma Collins, Boarder, 7, Scholar, Yorkshire Hoyland
      Alma Watson, Grand Daur, 6, Scholar, Yorkshire Cottingham


    5. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;).
      Christening: George Watson, father Thomas Watson, mother Hannah, 20 Jul 1823, Silkstone, Yorkshire, IGI batch number C018812

    6. [S478] West Yorkshire, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.co.uk, 2011;).
      1845. Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Silkstone in the County of York. No.236. Novr 9th. George Watson, 22, Bachelor, Miner, Silkstone, father: Thomas Watson, Miner; & Emma Husband, 22, Spinster, Silkstone, father: Thomas Husband, Schoolmaster. Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church after Banns by me, George Millett Vicar. This Marriage was solemnized between us, George Watson, Emma x Husband, in the Presence of us, James Smith, Rolce[?], John Thornley.

    7. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), death of George Watson, 71, Barnsley 9c 121, June quarter 1894 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;).
      Marriage: Thomas Watson & Hannah Wombersley, 27 May 1822, Silkstone, Yorkshire, IGI batch number M018812

    9. [S113] Civil Registration Marriage Indexes, General Register Office, (1837-;), marriages of George Watson and Emma Husband share reference Ecclesfield 22 137, December quarter 1845 (Reliability: 2).