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Catherine Farnsworth

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Sarah Report 1 May 2013 21:30

hi im looking for any information on samuel burgess, he was born 1823 in wigan, lancashire, i cant seem 2 get any records up myself n ive tried everything i can think of.
i would be very grateful if someone would be able to help me
thank you
sarah :-)


MarieCeleste Report 1 May 2013 21:35

Hello Sarah - what's his connection to the Catherine Farnsworth in your title?

How did you connect to him in the first place?


MarieCeleste Report 1 May 2013 21:38

For reference, is this the family in 1861 (name is actually Burgess)?

BURGASS, Samuel Head Married M 38 1823 Boatman Wigan, Lancashire
BURGASS, Catherine Wife Married F 39 1822 Pogrum, Yorkshire
BURGASS, William Son Unmarried M 15 1846 Boatman Pogrum, Yorkshire
BURGASS, James Son M 13 1848 Coal Miner Pogrum, Yorkshire
BURGASS, Samuel Son M 11 1850 Coal Miner Pogrum, Yorkshire
BURGASS, John Son M 9 1852 Coal Miner Pogrum, Yorkshire
BURGASS, Sarah Daughter F 4 1857 Scholar Pogrum, Yorkshire
BURGASS, Thomas Son M 2 1859 Pogrum, Yorkshire
HANSWORTH, John Boarder M 0 (3M) 1861 Pogrum, Yorkshire

Piece: 3446 Folio: 88 Page: 22
Registration District: Barnsley
Civil Parish: Barnsley

Address: Pogmoor, Barnsley County: Yorkshire (West riding)

(I think the baby John's surname is actually Farnsworth, or similar)


MarieCeleste Report 1 May 2013 21:44

This looks like a possible for their marriage:

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

Name: Samuel Burgess (minor) - a waterman
Age: Minor
Marriage or Bann Date: 7 Nov 1842
Parish: Silkstone with Stainborough, All Saints
Father's Name: John Burgess - weaver
Spouse's Name: Catharine Foundsworth (full age)
Spouse's Father's Name: Thomas Foundsworth - weaver

Neither married before, both living Barnsley.

Witnesses: James Foundsworth and Thos Clayton (or Slayton?)


MarieCeleste Report 1 May 2013 21:59

The 1851 shows a different birthplace:

BURGESS, Samuel Head Married M 28 1823 Boat Hauler Middleton, Lancashire
BURGESS, Catharine Wife Married F 29 1822 Boat Hauler Wife Pogmoor, Yorkshire
BURGESS, William Son M 7 1844 Pogmoor, Yorkshire
BURGESS, James Son M 4 1847 Pogmoor, Yorkshire
BURGESS, Samuel Son M 3 1848 Pogmoor, Yorkshire
BURGESS, John Son M 0 (10 MOS) 1851 Pogmoor, Yorkshire

Piece: 2332 Folio: 413 Page: 4
Registration District: Barnsley

Address: Pogmoor Village, Barnsley County: Yorkshire (West riding)


MarieCeleste Report 1 May 2013 22:02

Based on the birthplace on the 1851 and his father's occupation on his marriage, this is a possible baptism:

Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915

Name: Samuel Burgess
Baptism Date: 21 Sep 1823
Parish: Middleton, St Leonard
Parish as it Appears: Middleton
Father's Name: John Burgess - weaver
Mother's Name: Betty Burgess

They lived somewhere that looks like Hsonge ??


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 22:24

Baptism: 21 Sep 1823 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Samuel Burgess - Son of John Burgess & Betty
Abode: Tonge
Occupation: Weaver
Baptised by: James Archer Curate
Register: Baptisms 1822 - 1828, Page 57, Entry 451
Source: LDS Film 1545700


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 22:27

Where have you looked, Sarah?

Are you aware of Lancs OPC site?

That's the source of the baptism I posted.............


Sarah Report 1 May 2013 22:28

hi marieceleste
catherine farnsworth is samuels wife i forgot 2 change the title
thank you 4 finding this information for me cos i couldn't even get his baptism record up as i am a standard member but i have been trying to find things out using google.
if you happen to find anything else on the burgess that would b fantastic because im back on the farnsworth its just the burgess i got stuck on :-)
thank you


Sarah Report 1 May 2013 22:33

hi reggie
no i wasn't aware of this site but thank you for finding the record for me i will av a look on it now :)
thanks again
sarah :-)


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 22:33

The info posted is NOT found on GR........please read the full text of the posts.

And please, Sarah, don't use TXTSPK on here. Thank you

Go to the genealogy Chat board, and read through the thread which gives details of useful sites.

Here are a add to the one I gave you earlier


Sarah Report 1 May 2013 22:42

ok thank you