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William Henry ARDRON (1852 -)

Father: James Ardron II (1828 - 1902)
Mother: Martha Sugden

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My G-G-Great Uncle was baptised on 26 September 1852 in Swinton. His father was James Ardron, a miner of Kilnhurst and his mother was Martha. (APR) This agrees with a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 565 Sep 1852 - very blurry) (Photo - Swinton Parish Church)

1853 Vaccination against small pox is made compulsory
1854-6 Britain fights in the Crimean War
1857-8 The Indian Mutiny (against British Rule)

On the 1861 Census (7 April) he was listed as a scholar aged 8 with his parents at Albany Row, Albany, Swinton. (PRO ref RG9 piece 3511 folio 57 pg 1)

1870 Primary education is made compulsory

On the 1871 Census (2 April) he was listed as a scholar aged 18 with his parents at 82 Meadow Works, Rawmarsh. (PRO ref RG10 piece 4709 folio 27-28 pg 20-21)

1872 Secret voting is introduced for elections
1879 Britain fights the Zulu War in South Africa

William Henry married Maria Peace at the Parish Church of Rotherham after Banns on 25 December 1871. He was a bachelor and a miner, aged 20. His father, James Ardron, was also a miner. Maria was a spinster, aged 21 and her father was William Peace, a miner. Both William and Maria were of Rotherham. Witnesses were Joseph Shaw and Harriet Ann ?(unable to read). (GRO cert MXA960226 + GRO ref Rotherham 9c 801 Dec 1871)

On the 1881 Census (3 April) he was listed as head of household for 27 New Street, Rawmarsh:
a) William Henry Ardron, head, married, 28, coal miner, Kilnhurst Yorkshire
b) Maria Ardron, wife, married, 30, Coleville, Leicester
c) John Ardron, son, 7, scholar, Rawmarsh
d) Edith Ardron, daughter, 5, scholar, Rawmarsh
e) Harry Ardron, son, 3, Rawmarsh
f) Hannah Ardron, daughter, 3 months, Rawmarsh
(PRO ref RG11 piece 4679 folio 93 page 37)

On the 1891 Census (5 April) William Henry was living with his mother in law, Hannah Peace at the Pack Horse Inn, Doncaster Road, Rotherham:
a) Hannah Peace, head, widow, 58, licensed victualler, employer, Notts Kimberley
b) Martha Ardson, daughter, married, 40, Leicester Coalville
c) William H Ardson, son in law, married, 38, barman, employed, Yorks Kilnhurst
d) Herbert Ardson, grand son, single, 19, barman, employed, Yorks Rawmarsh
e) John Ardson, grand son, single, 17, [unintelligible], employed, Yorks Rawmarsh
f) Harry Ardson, grand son, single, 13, Yorks Rawmarsh
g) Willie Ardson, grand son, 9, Yorks Rawmarsh
h) Maria Ardson, grand daughter, 5, Yorks Rawmarsh
i) Paul Ardson, grand son, 3, Yorks Rawmarsh
j) Alma Hawkins, grand daughter, 14, Yorks Rawmarsh
k) Mary E Hawkins, grand daughter, 11,Yorks Rawmarsh
l) Polly Bates, servant, 16, servant, employed, Yorks Attercliffe
(PRO ref RG12 piece 3846 folio 34 pg 62) - shown as ARDSON on Ancestry.co.uk index

On the 1901 Census (31 March) William Henry was shown as head of household for 96 Green Lane, Rawmarsh:
a) William H Ardron, head, married, 48, coal miner hewer, worker, Yorks Kilnhurst
b) Martha Ardron, wife, married, 50, Leicester Coalville
c) John Ardron, son, single, 27, coal miner hewer, worker, Yorks Rawmarsh
d) Willie Ardron, son, 19, coal miner below trammer, worker, Yorks Rawmarsh
e) Maria Ardron, daughter, 16, Yorks Rawmarsh
f) Paul Ardron, son, 13, Yorks Rawmarsh
(PRO ref RG13 piece 4399 folio 20 pg 32) - shown as HARDAN on Ancestry.co.uk index

On the 1911 Census (2 April) William was listed as head of household for 96 Green Lane, Rawmarsh:

a) William Henry Ardron, head, 58, married (36 years), coal miner hewer, worker, Rawmarsh Yorkshire

b) Maria Ardron, wife, 60, married (36 years), Rawmarsh Yorkshire

c) William Ardron, son, 29, single, coal miner , worker, Rawmarsh Yorkshire

d) Paul Ardron, son, 23, single, coal miner trammer, worker, Rawmarsh Yorkshire
The record shows a total of 11 children born alive in present marriage, 5 still living and 6 having died.
The property consisted of 4 rooms (including kitchen but excluding scullery, landing, lobby, closet, bathroom, warehouse, office or shop if present).
(PRO ref RG14 ??)

 


Did William die in 1913 aged 60? (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 997 Mar 1913 - [aged] 60 - poor quality) Based on being aged 60 at death he would have been born in 1853.


Maria PEACE (1851 -)
She was born circa 1851 in Coleville (LEIC), the daughter of William Peace, a miner, and Hannah. (Based on age + location at 1881 Census + mother on 1891 Census)

1861 CENSUS?? – AGED 10?

1871 CENSUS?? – AGED 20?


Did Maria die in 1935 aged 84? (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 743 Jun 1935 - [aged] 84) Based on being aged 84 at death she would have been born in 1851.


WILLIAM HENRY AND MARIA HAD THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:


1) Herbert Ardron (1872 -)

 

2) John Ardron VI (1875 -)

3) Edith Ardron (1876 -)
My 1st cousin 3 times removed was born circa 1876 in Rawmarsh. (Based on age + location at 1881 Census) This agrees with a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 673 Mar 1876)

On the 1881 Census (3 April) she was aged 5, a school girl, living with her parents, 2 brothers and 1 sister, at 27 New Street, Rawmarsh. (PRO ref RG11 piece 4679 folio 93 page 37)


Did Edith die in 1883 aged 7? (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 352 Sep 1883 - [aged] 7) Based on being aged 7 at death she would have been born in 1876. This would agree with her not being on the 1891/1901 census.


 

4) Harry Ardron (1878 - 1895)
My 1st cousin 3 times removed was born circa 1878 in Rawmarsh. (Based on age + location at 1881 Census) This agrees with a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 661 Mar 1878)

On the 1881 Census (3 April) he was aged 3, living with his parents at 27 New Street, Rawmarsh. (PRO ref RG11 piece 4679 folio 93 page 37)

On the 1891 Census (5 April) he was aged 13, living with his parents at his widowed maternal grandmother’s residence, the Pack Horse Inn, Doncaster Road, Rotherham. (PRO ref RG12 piece 3846 folio 34 pg 62) -  Shown as Ardson on Ancestry.co.uk index

Harry died on 8 June 1895 aged 17 at  7 Chapel Street, Rawmarsh. The witness was his father. (GRO cert DYA011558 + GRO ref Rotherham 9c 380 Jun 1895 - [aged] 17) 

He was buried on 10 June 1895 at St Mary's Rawmarsh. He was aged 17 and of 7 Chapel Street. (APR)

5) Hannah Ardron IV (1881 -)
My 1st cousin 3 times removed was born circa 1881 in Rawmarsh. (Based on age + location at 1881 Census) This agrees with a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 626 Dec 1880)

On the 1881 Census (3 April) she was aged 3 months, living with her parents at 27 New Street, Rawmarsh. (PRO ref RG11 piece 4679 folio 93 page 37)

1891 CENSUS?? – AGED 11?

6) William [Willie] Ardron II (1882 -)
My 1st cousin 3 times removed was born in 1882 in Rawmarsh. (Based on age + location at 1891 Census) Though it is likely that he was actually born in 1883 based on a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 640 Mar 1883)

On the 1891 Census (5 April) he was aged 9, living with his parents at his widowed maternal grandmother’s residence, the Pack Horse Inn, Doncaster Road, Rotherham. (PRO ref RG12 piece 3846 folio 34 pg 62) -  Shown as Ardson on Ancestry.co.uk index

On the 1901 Census (31 March) he was aged 19, a coal miner below trammer, living with his parents at 96 Green Lane, Rawmarsh. (PRO ref RG13 piece 4399 folio 20 pg 32) - Shown as Hardan on Ancestry.co.uk index

On the 1911 Census (2 April) William was aged 29, a coal miner, living with his parents at 96 Green Lane, Rawmarsh. (PRO ref RG14 ??)

 


Did William die in 1922 aged 40? (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 842 Jun 1922 - [aged] 40) Based on being aged 40 at death he would have been born circa 1882.


7) Maria Ardron II (1886 -)
My 1st cousin 3 times removed was born in 1886 in Rawmarsh. (Based on 1891 Census) However it is likely to have been 1885 based on a GRO birth index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 655 Dec 1885)

On the 1891 Census (5 April) she was aged 5, living with her parents and 5 brothers at his widowed maternal grandmother’s residence, the Pack Horse Inn, Doncaster Road, Rotherham. (PRO ref RG12 piece 3846 folio 34 pg 62) -  Shown as Ardson on Ancestry.co.uk index

On the 1901 Census (31 March) she was aged 16, living with her parents and 3 brothers at 96 Green Lane, Rawmarsh. (PRO ref RG13 piece 4399 folio 20 pg 32) - Shown as Hardan on Ancestry.co.uk index

1911 CENSUS?? – AGED 24?

8) Paul Ardron VI (1888 -)
My 1st cousin 3 times removed was born in 1888 in Rawmarsh. (Based on 1891 / 1901 Census) This agrees with a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 623 Mar 1888)

On the 1891 Census (5 April) he was aged 3, living with his parents at his widowed maternal grandmother’s residence, the Pack Horse Inn, Doncaster Road, Rotherham. (PRO ref RG12 piece 3846 folio 34 pg 62) -  Shown as Ardson on Ancestry.co.uk index

On the 1901 Census (31 March) he was aged 13, living with his parents at 96 Green Lane, Rawmarsh. (PRO ref RG13 piece 4399 folio 20 pg 32) - Shown as Hardan on Ancestry.co.uk index

On the 1911 Census (2 April) William was aged 23, a coal miner trammer, living with his parents at 96 Green Lane, Rawmarsh. (PRO ref RG14 ??)

 


Did Paul marry in 1916 to Cissie Nicholls? (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 1237 Sep 1916 - Nicholls) Did they then have a son Jim in 1917? (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 1368 Jun 1917 - Nicholls) Did Paul die in 1969? The index entry shows a date of birth of 1 January 1888 which would agree with the Census (GRO ref Rother V 2a 1465 Sep 1969 - [born] 1-Ja-1888)


 

9) ?? Ardron (?? -)
My 1st cousin 3 times removed  - Based on the information that Maria had 11 children born to the present marriage at the time of the 1911 Census. (1911 Census entry)

 

10) ?? Ardron (?? -)
My 1st cousin 3 times removed - Based on the information that Maria had 11 children born to the present marriage at the time of the 1911 Census. (1911 Census entry)

 

11) ?? Ardron (?? -)
My 1st cousin 3 times removed - Based on the information that Maria had 11 children born to the present marriage at the time of the 1911 Census. (1911 Census entry)