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Peter Walker b: 1850/51 Westhoughton, Lancashire

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Ann Report 12 Jan 2013 14:13

Have been trying to sort my Peter Walker out but having problems trying to match the right person with the right family.
As was the practice naming sons after fathers I have a number of Peter Walker's.
Here is the information I have
Peter Walker b:1850 Hindley, Lancashire married to Jane
Note: Hindley is the next village to Westhoughton and I have other Walker family members in Hindley
Peter Walker b:1851 Westhoughton, Lancashire married to Ann

If it is possible would like information from the census for 1851, 61, 71, 81, 91, 1901, 11 and addresses and other household members

This information would be a great help in trying to work the jigsaw out

Many thanks



Dea Report 12 Jan 2013 14:16

Can you please tell us everything you actually know about 'your' Peter ?

How have you worked your way back to him and how does he fit in to your family?

Dea x


Maddie Report 12 Jan 2013 14:17

1881 ?????????
WALKER, Peter Head Married M 30 1851 Coal Miner
Hindley Green, Lancashire VIEW
WALKER, Jane Wife Married F 35 1846
Westhoughton, Lancashire VIEW
WALKER, Ann Daughter Single F 10 1871 Scholar
Westhoughton, Lancashire VIEW
WALKER, Ellen Daughter Single F 9 1872 Scholar
Westhoughton, Lancashire VIEW
WALKER, Peter Son Single M 6 1875 Scholar
Westhoughton, Lancashire VIEW
WALKER, Robert Son Single M 4 1877
Westhoughton, Lancashire VIEW
WALKER, T W Son Single M 2 1879
Westleigh, Lancashire VIEW

Piece: 3806

Folio: 17

Page: 27

Registration District: Leigh

Civil Parish: Westleigh

Municipal Borough:

Address: 105, Plank Lane, Westleigh

County: Lancashire
refine current search back to 1881 census search results 1881 address search


K Report 12 Jan 2013 14:19

Well this is one - does his marriage cert give your Peter's his father's name?


Name: Peter Walker
Age: 5 Mo
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1850
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Peter Walker
Mother's Name: Ann Walker
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Hindley, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Hindley
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address:


Condition as to marriage:


View image

Registration district: Wigan
Sub-registration district: Hindley
ED, institution, or vessel: 2f
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 56
Piece: 2200
Folio: 251
Page Number: 18
Household Members:
Name Age
Peter Walker 25
Ann Walker 24
Betty Walker 1
Peter Walker 5 Mo


Maddie Report 12 Jan 2013 14:23

Baptisms: 8 Dec 1850 All Saints, Hindley, Lancashire, England
Peter Walker - Child of Peter Walker & Ann
Abode: Hindley
Occupation: Collier
Baptised by: W. B. Findlay Curate
Register: Baptisms 1840 - 1858, Page 451, Entry 3606
Source: LDS Film 93747


Maddie Report 12 Jan 2013 14:25

Is this relevant

Marriage: 6 Dec 1848 St Mary the Virgin, Deane, Lancashire, England
Peter Walker - Full Farmer Bachelor of Westhoughton
Ann Johnson - (X), Full Spinster of Westhoughton
Groom's Father: Peter Walker, Farmer
Bride's Father: Ambrose Johnson, Farmer
Witness: Abrm. Boardman; Charles Walker
Married by Banns by: Theophilus Sharp Curate
Register: Marriages 1846 - 1849, Page 177, Entry 354
Source: Microfilm MFPR1302 held by Manchester Central Library


Ann Report 12 Jan 2013 14:29

My GGGGGrandfather Charles Walker b: 1824 the Peter I am looking for is a child of Charles sibling


Ann Report 12 Jan 2013 14:31

Peter Walker would have been his fathers name


Ann Report 12 Jan 2013 14:33

There are farmers and miners in the family as well


Dea Report 12 Jan 2013 14:33

Could you give the details of Charles' sibling who is the father of 'your' Peter please?

Dea x


Ann Report 12 Jan 2013 14:37

I have 2 Charles Walkers in my tree b; 1824 and 1877


Ann Report 12 Jan 2013 14:45

ok here goes
F: Peter Walker b: 1825 Westhoughton

his father: Peter Walker b: 1798 Westhoughton

and his father Peter Walker b: 1755 Westhoughton


Ann Report 12 Jan 2013 14:48

Early marriages for Westhoughton took place at Deane Church, Deane, Bolton


Ann Report 12 Jan 2013 14:56

Thank you Maddie


Maddie Report 12 Jan 2013 14:58

baptism for Peter
name: Peter Walker
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 28 Aug 1825
baptism/christening place: West Houghton, Lancaster, England
birth date:
death date:
name note:
father's name: Peter Walker
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Betty
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C03059-5
system origin: England-EASy
source film number: 2113219
reference number: v 4 p 240

have you found one for Charles


Ann Report 12 Jan 2013 14:58

\\\\thank you K


Ann Report 12 Jan 2013 15:01

No not yet for either Charle's Walkers


Maddie Report 12 Jan 2013 15:03

is this the Peter married to Ann
name: Peter Walker
event: Census
event date: 1871
gender: Male
age: 45
relationship to head of household: Head
birthplace: West Houghton, Lancashire
record type: Household
registration district: Bolton
sub-district: Westhoughton
event parish: Westhoughton
county: Lancashire
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Peter Walker M 45 West Houghton, Lancashire
wife Ann Walker F 44 West Houghton, Lancashire
daughter Martha Walker F 18 West Houghton, Lancashire
son John Walker M 15 West Houghton, Lancashire
daughter Ellen Walker F 12 West Houghton, Lancashire
son Thomas Walker M 9 West Houghton, Lancashire
daughter Mary Walker


Maddie Report 12 Jan 2013 15:05

possible marrraige as per one posted above
Name: WALKER, Peter

Registration district: [?] Bolton

County: Lancashire

Year of registration: 1848

Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec

Spouse's last name Not available before 1912

Volume no: [?] 21

Page no: [?] 103
MarriageFinder™: [?] Peter Walker married one of the following people Transcript


Ann Report 12 Jan 2013 15:06

I have a probate document for Charles Walker b:1824