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Thomas Blenkinship in 1873

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Barbara Report 12 Jan 2013 18:25

I am looking for any descendents of Thomas Blenkinship, born Penrith 1848 died Kearsley 1894. Married Isabella Ostle ( born Penrith 1853 ) in Manchester Cathedral in 1873

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Joseph Report 12 Jan 2013 20:10

Have you got his children’s marriages??
Are they of any use?

Marriage: 18 Aug 1900 St John the Evangelist, Farnworth with Kearsley, Tom Blenkinship - 21 Green Grocer Bachelor of 45 Lee St.
Eliza Jane Skelhorn - 22 Weaver Spinster of 6 Hill St.
Groom's Father: Thomas Blenkinship, deceased, Joiner
Bride's Father: Henry Skelhorn, deceased, Furnace Man
Witness: William Skelhorn; Grace Blenkinship

Marriage: 9 Nov 1901 St John the Evangelist, Farnworth with Kearsley, Robert Smith - 19 Spinner Bachelor of 28 Ellesmere St.
Grace Blenkinship - 19 Card Tender Spinster of 1 Back Nelson St.
Groom's Father: Joseph Smith, Engineer
Bride's Father: Thomas Blenkinship, Joiner
Witness: William Ernest Ridyard; Bertha Ridyard

Marriage: 19 Sep 1906 St James the Apostle, Bolton, Lancashire, England
Albert Blenkinship - 20 Shoemaker Batchelor of 27 Trafalgar St
Edna Halliwell - 20 Spinster of 27 Trafalgar St
Groom's Father: Thomas Blenkinship, deceased, Joiner
Bride's Father: Alfred Halliwell, Club Collector
Witness: Walter Blenkinship; Kate Halliwell

Marriage: 27 Jun 1908 St James, New Bury, Farnworth, Lancashire, England
Walter Blenkinship - 24 Shoe maker of 27 Trafalgar Street Bolton
Florence Skelhorn - 21 Cotton weaver of 48 Balmoral Road
Groom's Father: Thomas Blenkinship, Joiner
Bride's Father: Henry Skelhorn, Labourer
Witness: Albert Blenkinship; Lizzie Skelhorn

Marriage: 6 Jul 1918 St James, New Bury, Farnworth, Lancashire, England
Daniel Jackson - 21 Collier Bachelor of 29 Hill Top Raod Walkden
Agnes Maud Florence Blenkinship - 23 Spinner Spinster of 26 Almond Street
Groom's Father: Daniel Jackson, Banksman
Bride's Father: Thomas Blenkinship, Joiner(deceased)
Witness: James William Green; Winifred Jackson

Marriage: 6 Jul 1918 St James, New Bury, Farnworth, Lancashire, England
Frederick William Blenkinship - 26 Fruiterer Bachelor of 26 Almond Street
Elsie Clowes - 22 Laundress Spinster of 403 Tottington Road Bury
Groom's Father: Thomas Blenkinship, Joiner(deceased)
Bride's Father: Joseph Clowes, Insurance Agent
Witness: James Jones; Florence Jones


Joseph Report 12 Jan 2013 20:20

Barbara, Welcome to the site.

There are some births from these marriages in


Joseph Report 12 Jan 2013 20:24

The marriages are from

Both of the sites given are free.


Barbara Report 13 Jan 2013 12:50

Hi Joseph

Thanks very much. I had the marriages of Maud and Fred as Maud is my mother. I also had some details of Albert as I have managed to contact his grandson. I also know that Barbara married Charles Hosgood possibly in 1908. Are you related at all?


Joseph Report 13 Jan 2013 13:57

Sorry Barbara,

I'm no relation, just one of many members who enjoy helping newcomers and long time members.