Benjamin Thornber

Birth Name Benjamin Thornber
Gender male
Age at Death 84 years, 9 months, 19 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 9 Jun 1800 Gisburn, Yorkshire, England  
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Christening 20 Jul 1800 Gisburn, Yorkshire, England  
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Death 28 Mar 1885    
 

Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Mother Elizabeth Thornber
         Benjamin Thornber

Families

    Family of Benjamin Thornber and Margaret Duckworth
Married Wife Margaret Duckworth
  Children
  1. Harry Thornber
  2. Luke Thornber
  3. Jane Thornber
  4. John Thornber
  5. James Thornber
  6. John Thornber
  7. Martha Thornber
  8. Benjamin Thornber
  9. Caleb Thornber
  10. Jane Thornber
  11. Thomas Thornber
  12. Betty Thornber
  13. Joseph Thornber
  14. Margaret Ellen Thornber

Narrative

Illigitimate son of Betty Thornber. Weaver in Rimmington in 1841. Cotton and worsted weaver in Rimmington in 1851. Cotton manufacturer employing 16 men 20 women 5 boys and 4 girls living at Habergham Eaves in 1861. Cotton manufacturer employing 74 hands in 1871. Cotton spinner employing 700 hands in 1881.

Pedigree

  1. Elizabeth Thornber
    1. Benjamin Thornber
      1. Margaret Duckworth
        1. Luke Thornber
        2. Jane Thornber
        3. John Thornber
        4. James Thornber
        5. John Thornber
        6. Martha Thornber
        7. Benjamin Thornber
        8. Caleb Thornber
        9. Jane Thornber
        10. Thomas Thornber
        11. Betty Thornber
        12. Harry Thornber
        13. Joseph Thornber
        14. Margaret Ellen Thornber

Ancestors

Source References

  1. Transcript of the parish registers