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INDEX of NAMES    WILSON & SARAH       GENERATION 1  

 

Generation 2.

Children of Sarah Nicholson & William Parker.

1.  Sarah Parker.

Baptised at St. Matthew's, Brixton, London, 1st. February 1828.

1851 living at Lambeth Lane, Brixton.  Coffee house keeper.

Married John Joy, gardener.  Sarah later became a dressmaker.

 

2.  William Nicholson Parker.

Baptised at St. Matthew's, Brixton, London, 25th. January 1829.

Groom.

 

3.  James Parker.

Baptised at St. Matthew's, Brixton, London, 14th. November 1830.

Ostler.

 

4.  Warren Wilson Parker.

Baptised at St. Matthew's, Brixton, London, 16th. April 1843.

Candle packer/painter.

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Generation 2.

Children of Margaret Smith Nicholson & James Nicholson.

1.  John Nicholson.

Illegitimate son of Margaret baptised at St. Chad's 7th October 1827.

 

2.  Jane Lauder Nicholson.

Baptised at St. Chad's 23rd October 1836.

Occupation in 1851: Nurse.

Married George Nicholls, iron moulder, in 1855.

Lived in Bury, New Mills, Derbyshire and Heywood.

Died in 1894 aged 58.

 

3.  James Alexander Nicholson.

Born 1838.

No record on the 1841 census or thereafter.  May have died in infancy.

 

4.  Robina Caroline Nicholson.

Born 1840.

Died 1845.

 

5.  John Edward Nicholson.

Born 1844.

Was working as an iron moulder in 1861.

Had a son called John Thomas Nicholson who later emigrated to America.

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Generation 2.

Children of Ophelia Nicholson & James Hyde.

1.  Thomas Hyde.

Born 1835.  Factory operative.

Married Susan.  First son called Wilson Nicholson Hyde.

 

2.  John Hyde.

Born 1836.  Cabinet maker.

 

3.  Sarah Hyde.

Born 1837.  Cotton reeler.

 

4.  Elizabeth Hyde.

Born 1838.  Factory operative.

 

5.  Joseph Hyde.

Born 1840.  Powerloom weaver, cotton.

 

6.  James William Hyde.

Born 1841.  Powerloom weaver, cotton.

 

7.  Amelia Hyde.

Born 1849.  Factory operative.

 

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Generation 2.

Children of Hamlet Nicholson & Ann.

 

1. Ellen Nicholson.

Baptised 29th April 1838 at St. Chad's.

Not present on 1841 census or thereafter.  May have died in infancy.

 

2.  Maria Nicholson.

Born 1839.

Was a schoolmistress in 1861.

Single and living on her own means in Rochdale in 1901.

 

3.  Edwin Nicholson.

Born 1842.

Working on the manufacture of the compound cricket ball in 1871.

 

4.  Henry Nicholson.

Born 1844.

Working on the manufacture of the compound cricket ball in 1871.

 

5.  Alice Nicholson.

Born 1846.

Married John Sutcliffe, a joiner, in 1876.  Two daughters, Annie and Alice.

 

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