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John Muffitt Sheard

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MarieCeleste Report 27 Jan 2013 13:35

Marriage of another daughter:

West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935

Name: Catterina Muffitt Sheard, spinster of Lee Green
Birth Year: abt 1861
Age: 21
Marriage or Bann Date: 21 Jan 1882
Parish: Mirfield, St Mary
Father's Name: John Muffitt Sheard (deceased) Mason
Spouse's Name: Samuel Blackburn (24) a butcher of Ravensthorpe
Spouse's Father's Name: Edward Blackburn - Butcher

Witnesses: Alfred Muffitt Sheard (x) and Harvy Leadbeater


MarieCeleste Report 27 Jan 2013 13:54

I know the age is a bit out, but he could have fibbed on census to minimise age difference? Even if it's not him thought it worth posting for elimination.

West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935

Name: John Sheard, widower. a Mason. Lived Lindley Stainland?
Birth Year: abt 1810
Age: 46
Marriage or Bann Date: 1 Dec 1856
Parish: Huddersfield
Father's Name: John Sheard (deceased)
Spouse's Name: Mary Bertinshaw (30) a spinster
Spouse's Father's Name: Joseph Bertinshaw - Carter

Witnesses: Jabez Mellor and J Batlye ?


Janet Report 27 Jan 2013 14:43

Is this coincidence or not?? hopefully I have found him-jl

1861 Census in Mirfield
John Muffitt head aged 39 Stone Mason Stone Mason
Mary Muffitt wife aged 35
William Muffitt 15
Alfred Muffitt 8
Cannot read female aged 6
Esther Elizabeth age 3
Catherine Muffitt aged1

All family born Mirfield West Yorkshire

Esther Elizabeth Muffitt Sheard born 22 Sept 1858
Catherine Muffitt Sheard born 22 Feb 1860
Mary Muffitt Sheard born 10 May 1862
Henrietta Muffitt Sheard born 1866

All baptised 13 July 1867


Janet Report 27 Jan 2013 14:48

1851 census

John Muffitt 29 Stone mason
Mary Muffitt 25 Now says born at Heckmondwike
William Muffitt 5
Living Mirfield-j


Janet Report 27 Jan 2013 14:51

John Muffitt married Mary Lee in Mirfield
John was the son of Joseph Muffitt stone mason of Mirfield
July 24th 1858

Mike *

Mike * Report 27 Jan 2013 15:11

Is this the marriage ?

Marriages Sep 1858

Hirst Eleanor Jane Dewsbury 9b 581
Kilburn George Dewsbury 9b 581
Lee Mary Dewsbury 9b 581
Muffitt John Dewsbury 9b 581


Janet Report 27 Jan 2013 15:14

Only problem now is that I think he enetered the name of his father as Joseph when he got married but on the 1841 he appears to be the son of John Muffitt stone mason.....jl


Julie Report 28 Jan 2013 14:06

My thanks go out to all of you who have give me all the great information above.

Best wishes and thanks to all



Julie Report 12 Feb 2013 14:18

Thank you once again to all those who have added to my search since my thanks on 27 Jan 2013.