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Lambert Report 28 Apr 2013 13:57

Seeking the demise/burial of my X3 grandfather one Joseph Wright born Bury Lancashire approx.1828, next locality Brinnington Stockport Cheshire living with and shown with family on 1841 census Benjamin grandfather, John father, Betty mother his parents, together with siblings. He married in 1849 to a Harriet Marsland, she declared herself as a widow on remarrying in 1858 to a Joseph Long Manchester.
Any help greatly appreciated!
Betty B


MarysRoots Report 28 Apr 2013 14:09


there's this one but no age given so without Cert not sure

Death Record
Name Joseph Wright
Year of Registration 1857
Quarter of Registration Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration District Stockport
Registration County Cheshire
Age at Death: 0
Volume Number 8A
Volume Page 5



MarysRoots Report 28 Apr 2013 14:15

Death Record
Name Joseph Wright
Year of Registration 1850
Quarter of Registration Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration District Stockport
Registration County Cheshire
Age at Death: 0
Volume Number 19
Volume Page 207

Age 19


patchem Report 28 Apr 2013 14:39


Have you looked here for deaths if died in Lancashire not Cheshire?


Vera Report 28 Apr 2013 14:48

1851 for ref....he was in Stockport

Sex Age Birth Year Occupation
Disability Where born Image
VERNON, Robert Head Married M 30 1821 Bricklayer
Chester, Cheshire VIEW
VERNON, Esther Wife Married F 35 1816
Portswood, Cheshire VIEW
WRIGHT, Joseph Lodger Married M 21 1830 Confectioner
Bury, Lancashire VIEW
Piece: 2157
Folio: 265
Page: 46
Registration District: Stockport
Civil Parish: Brinnington
Municipal Borough: Stockport
Address: 10, Pool Lane, Brinnington, Stockport
County: Cheshire

Regards Vera


patchem Report 28 Apr 2013 14:55

As they were not living together in 1851, did he definitely die before she remarried?


patchem Report 28 Apr 2013 15:00

Is this Harriet with new husband?
1861 England Census
Harriet Long Age: 28 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: Joseph Long
Gender: Female Where born: Stackport Civil parish: Manchester
Ecclesiastical parish: All Souls Town: Manchester
County/Island: Lancashire Country: England
Registration district: Manchester Sub-registration district: Ancoats
ED, institution, or vessel: 31 Household schedule number: 115 Piece: 2933 Folio: 14 Page Number: 24
Joseph Long 27
Harriet Long 28
William Long 9
Marth Green 64
Source Citation: Class: RG 9; Piece: 2933; Folio: 14; Page: 24; GSU roll: 543052.

Was William born as Long?


Lambert Report 2 May 2013 11:18

Replies to all help I received many thanks to all much appreciated!
MaryRoots:- a. Thanks investigating further!
b. Thanks again for your input, but we know Joseph Wright was alive in 1852 re birth cert.of son William.
patchem:- Yes and still searching, thanks!
Vera:- Thanks! Yes! we are aware of the census date and location which is correct.
patchem:- Thanks again for input! Harriet's new husband is Joseph Long and Harriet declared as widow on marriage cert.
Thanks again to all helpers! BettyB