James Dixon (1825-1892)


1841 census returns




James Dixon 40 Coalminer Yes

Ellen 45 Yes [sic]

William 20 Coalminer Yes [sic]

James Dixon 15 Yes [sic]

Sarah 8 Yes [sic]


Marriage Entry [from the Birstall parish registers]


5 Nov 1847, by banns

James Dixson Sarah Pearson

21 22

Bachelor Spinster


Cleckheaton Cleckheaton

James Dixson Joseph Pearson

Miner Labourer

Signed Marked

Witnesses: James Dixson, Sarah Dixson (both marked)


1851 census returns


Upper Wike


James Dixons [sic] Head Mar 25 Coal miner Bacup, Lancashire

Sarah Wife Mar 27 Wike, Yorkshire

Mary Dau 5 Scholar Wike

Ellen Dau 2m Wike


1881 census returns [from 1881 British Census CDs, citing RG11/4503, f54]


Low Wortley Road, Wortley


James Dixon Head M 50 Coal Miner Bacup, Lancashire

Hannah Dixon Wife M 40 East Birely

Tom. Dixon Son U 23 Coal Miner Wortley

Mark Dixon Son U 21 Butcher Wortley

Sarah Dixon Daur 13 Scholar Wortley

Waterhouse Dixon Son 6 Scholar East Birely

Arthur Dixon Son 2 East Birely


1891 census returns


Dixon James Head M 65 Licensed Broker Lancs. Bacup

Hannah Wife M 52 Yorks. Bradford

Joseph Son 16 Mill hand (Carter)

Arthur Son 12 Scholar


Death certificate


Death in the Sub-district of Wortley in the County of Leeds.

When and where died:

Nineteenth March 1892

17 Mount Grove

Lower Wortley USD

Name and surname:

James Dixon




65 years


Retired Coal Miner

Cause of death:

Diabetes insipidus

12 months

Malignant disease of prostate

Certified by G.R.S. Scott LRCP

Signature, description and residence of informant:

Mark Dixon


In attendance

17 Tong Road

New Wortley

When registered:

Twenty first March 1892


Monumental inscription (Wortley Cemetery)


In Memory of

Hannah daughter of James and Sarah Dixon of Wortley who died Feb 20th 1865 aged 4 years and 6 months.

Also Willie Dixon their son who died April 30th 1865 aged 2 years and 4 month[s].

Also the above Sarah Dixon who died October 28th 1867 in the 44th year of her age.

Also the above James Dixon who died March 19th 1892 in his 66th year.