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Can you find your way here without the other half??? :lol:

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About a month ago, in the William Parker topic of the Census thread, I remarked that I'd more or less convinced myself that the parents of my aunt-by-marriage Annie Parker Stanworth b Q3 1902 were Abraham Stanworth b Q3 1875 in Burnley District and Catherine Parker b c1879 in Briercliffe. They were married at St Andrew's Burnley Q3 1901: it was Abraham's second marriage as he had previously (in Q2 1899) married Hannah East b c1876 who died in Burnley District Q3 1900. An A Stanworth of Springwood, Blacko is in the 'phone books at least from 1922 to 1952, and Annie's brother Clifford Parker Stanworth is at the same Blacko address in 1929.

Abraham is a son of Stephen Stanworth b c1843 who appears in Gloria's tree as a younger brother of her 3Gg'father Joseph. In 1901 Abraham is a joiner and builder in Colne Rd Burnley: Stephen and his family are living not far away at 2 Stafford St in 1881, 1891 and 1901. This interests me as Annie Stanworth was later (1930) to marry William Cooper, a grandson of William Bannister who is living in 1881 and 1891 at 38 Stafford St/14 Elm St (adjoining houses on the corner, which I think were probably combined at some date between 1881 and 1891 to accommodate William Bannister's growing family and grocery business). I wonder if Annie Stanworth's and William Cooper's grandparents knew each other - it seems likely, at least, that the Stanworths were customers of William Bannister's shop - and whether the family contact was maintained for the intervening 30 years even though William Cooper's parents were away from Burnley from 1900 to 1917.

Catherine is a daughter of Adam Parker b c1850, son of William Parker of Walshaw whom we had problems in tracing in the 1891 Census.

Annie Stanworth's sister Margaret Parker Stanworth died earlier this year aged 88: Annie's two daughters and several grandchildren are still living.

Gloria, have you already looked at the descendants of Joseph's siblings? (or have I got to do the work myself? :( )

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:26 pm 
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Sorry Charon I haven't as yet. Rightly or wrongly, I tend to follow direct lines unless I get stuck, then I might go sideways to find an answer.
I have pm'd you a rootsweb connection which you may find interesting.

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I have received the following message via email.

I do not have a question as such but I would just like to thank you and your contributers to the site. I found your site through the Lancahsire Family History Magazine. I am descended from the Stanworth Family of Extwistle and was very interested to find information on that family on your site. I would be grateful if you could pass on my e-mail address to any of your members who might have a connection to that family if that is at all possible. Once again thank you. regards Sylvia Wright.

Should anyone wish to get in touch with Sylvia, please contact me and I will forward her email address to you.

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I’m not directly related to the Extwistle Stanworth’s, but I am interested in the family below:

Councillor James Stanworth
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Pho ... nworth.htm

His wife, Emily Howarth
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Pho ... nworth.htm

James and Emily’s son, Walter Stanworth
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Pho ... nworth.htm

and James’ Brother, Ward Stanworth
viewtopic.php?f=19&t=99

1871 Census - RG10; Piece: 4149; Folio: 130; Page: 7
13 Springwell street, Habergham Eaves, Burnley
James Stanworth, Head, Mar, 36yrs, Stone Mason, b. Burnley
Betsy Stanworth, Wife, Mar, 39yrs, b. Yorkshire, Gisburn
Eliza M. Stanworth, Daughter, Unm, 16yrs, Cotton Weaver, b. Marsden
Sarah A. Stanworth, Daughter, 14yrs, Cotton Weaver, b. Burnley
Elizabeth Stanworth, Daughter, 13yrs, Cotton Weaver, b. Lancaster
Clara Stanworth, Daughter, 12yrs, Scholar, b. Barrow in Furness
Ward Stanworth, Son, 7yrs, Scholar, b. Burnley
Sarrah A. Stanworth, Daughter, 4yrs, Scholar, b. Burnley
Martha J. Stanworth, Daughter, 3yrs, Scholar, b. Burnley
James Stanworth, Son, 9 months, b. Burnley

1861 Census - RG9; Piece: 3072; Folio: 33; Page: 9
Habergham Eaves, Burnley
James Stanworth, Head, 25yrs, Stone Mason, b. Extwistle
Betty Stanworth, Wife, 27yrs, b. Yorkshire, Brock?
Mary Ellen Stanworth, Daughter, 5yrs, b. Marsden
Aceneth Stanworth, Daughter, 3yrs, b. Burnley
Elizabeth Stanworth, Daughter, 2yrs, b. Lancaster
Clara Stanworth, Daughter, 1yr b. Barrow in Furness


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