DIXON OF WORTLEY

 

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DIXON

 

1      JAMES DIXON of Bacup, Lancashire, Wyke near Bradford, Yorkshire and Wortley, Yorkshire, coal miner, was born ca 1792 at Halifax, Yorkshire[1] and died on 27 October 1866 at Lower Wortley.[2] He married on 20 August 1815 at Rochdale, Lancashire, ELLEN EASTWOOD,[3] who was born ca 1794 at Bacup[4] and died on 27 October 1870 at Farnley, Leeds.[5]

 

          Children of James and Ellen (Eastwood) Dixon:

           †††† i  †††††††††††† BETTY DIXON, bap 29 May 1816, Bacup.[6]

             ii        ††††† MARY ANNE DIXON, bap 6 Aug 1817, Bacup.[7]

               iii       †††††† BETTY DIXON, bap 7 Dec 1819, Bacup.[8]

             iv       †††††† WILLIAM DIXON of Farnley, coal miner, b Bacup, bap there 24 Jun 1821;[9] m(1) 2 Aug 1841, Halifax, ELIZABETH GREEN;[10] m(2) 8 Mar 1885, St. Peter, Leeds, BRIDGET (HOYLE) GREENWOOD.[11]

          2  v        †††††† JAMES DIXON (1825-1892); m(1) SARAH PEARSON; m(2) HANNAH WATERHOUSE.

               vi       †††††† ELLEN DIXON, bap 7 Apr 1828, Bacup.[12]

               vii      †††††† ELIZABETH DIXON, bap 4 Oct 1830, Bacup.[13]

               viii     †††††† SARAH DIXON, bap 10 Apr 1833, Bacup.[14]

               ix       †††††† JOHN DIXON of The Mount, Low Wortley, Leeds, coal miner, b Wyke, bap 15 Apr 1838, Halifax;[15] m SARAH.[16]

†††††††††††††† x†††††††††††† ROBERT DIXON, b 5 Aug 1838, Upper Wyke.[17]††††††

 

2      JAMES DIXON of Lower Wortley, coal miner and broker, was born at Bacup, baptised there on 24 July 1825[18] and died on 19 March 1892 at Lower Wortley.[19] He married first, on 5 November 1847 at Birstall, Yorkshire, SARAH PEARSON,[20] daughter of Joseph and Mary (Wilkinson) Pearson of Wyke (see here). Sarah was born at Wyke, baptised on 20 July 1823 at Wibsey, Yorkshire,[21] and died on 28 October 1867 at Lower Wortley.[22] James Dixon married second, on 15 November 1874 at Birstall, HANNAH WATERHOUSE,[23] daughter of Joseph and Mary Waterhouse, who was born on 1 October 1838 at East Bierley[24] and died on 18 April 1902 at Wortley.[25]

 

          Children of James and Sarah (Pearson) Dixon:

                    i        MARY PEARSON or DIXON (probably illegitimate), b ca 1846, Wyke.[26]

                    ii       ELLEN DIXON, b ca 1850, Wyke;[27] m 6 Aug 1870, St. Peter, Leeds, JOHN RHODES.[28]

                    iii††††† ELIZABETH DIXON, b ca 1853, Northowram, Yorkshire.[29]

                    iv      SARAH ANN DIXON, b ca 1855, Wortley;[30] m 8 Aug 1874, St. Peter, Leeds, THOMAS NORMAN.[31]

                    v      THOMAS DIXON, coal miner, b ca 1857, Wortley.[32]

          3        vi      MARK DIXON (1859-1942); m POLLY BALDWIN.

                    vii     HANNAH DIXON, b ca 1861, bur 24 Feb 1866, Wortley.[33]

                    viii    WILLIE DIXON, b ca 1863, bur 2 May 1866, Wortley.[34]

                    ix      SARAH DIXON, b 28 Oct 1867, Wortley, d 13 Dec 1960, Leeds;[35] m 22 Feb 1885, St. Peter, Leeds, GEORGE HENRY NORWOOD.[36]

 

          Children of James and Hannah (Waterhouse) Dixon:

                    x        JOSEPH WATERHOUSE DIXON of Lower Wortley, millhand, b 21 Nov 1874, East Bierley, Yorkshire;[37] m(1) 14 Apr 1895, St. Peter, Leeds, CLARA JAGGER;[38] m(2) 22 May 1915, St. Peter, Leeds, ANN ELIZABETH (CLIFFORD) RUDKIN.[39]

                    xi      ARTHUR DIXON, b ca 1879, East Bierley;[40] m 27 Mar 1909, St. Peter, Leeds, GRACE STOCKDALE.[41]

 

3      MARK DIXON of Wortley, butcher, was born on 28 June 1859 at Lower Wortley[42] and died on 14 December 1942 at Wortley.[43] He married on 29 August 1881 at Wortley, POLLY BALDWIN,[44] daughter of Samuel and Mary Jane (Lawrence) Baldwin of Wortley (see here). Polly was born on 18 March 1861 at Leeds, and died on 6 November 1935 at Wortley.

  

          Children of Mark and Polly (Baldwin) Dixon:

                    i        WILLIAM ROBERTS DIXON, butcher, b ca 1883, Leeds,[45] d 17 Apr 1935;[46] m 1 Sep 1907, All Saints, Leeds, ANNIE JANE FAWCETT.[47]

                  ii        JAMES DIXON of Armley and Wortley, butcher, b 9 Aug 1885, Lower Wortley,[48] d 23 Mar 1938, Bramley, Yorkshire;[49] m 23 Apr 1911, Holbeck Register Office, Yorkshire, NELLIE ATKINSON[50] (see here).

                    iii  ††† LOUIS DIXON, b ca 1889, Leeds,[51] d 17 Feb 1908, New Wortley.[52]

                    iv      ALBERT DIXON of Leeds, printer, b ca 1892, Leeds;[53] m 13 Sep 1919, St. Mary, Quarry Hill, Leeds, ALICE DOYLE.[54]



[1] National Archives, 1851 census returns, Iveston, HO 107/2389, fol. 415; National Archives, 1861 census returns, Wortley, RG 9/3349, fol. 45.

[2] Death certificate.

[3] St. Chad, Rochdale, parish registers (Society of Genealogists, Mf 1014-16)

[4] National Archives, 1851 census returns, Iveston, HO 107/2389, fol. 415; National Archives, 1861 census returns, Wortley, RG 9/3349, fol. 45. It seems likely she was the Nelly, daughter of Ann Eastwood, baptised at Bacup on 17 Feb 1793 (Bacup parish registers, Manchester Central Library, MFPR 124).

[5] Death certificate.

[6] Bacup parish registers (Manchester Central Library, MFPR 124).

[7] Bacup parish registers (Manchester Central Library, MFPR 124).

[8] Bacup parish registers (Manchester Central Library, MFPR 124).

[9] Bacup parish registers (Manchester Central Library, MFPR 124); National Archives, 1861 census returns. Farnley, RG 9/3352, fol. 71.

[10] Halifax parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com); National Archives, 1861 census returns, Farnley, RG 9/3352, fol. 71.

[11] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (Leeds Central Library).

[12] Bacup parish registers (Manchester Central Library, MFPR 124).

[13] Bacup parish registers (Manchester Central Library, MFPR 124).

[14] Bacup parish registers (Manchester Central Library, MFPR 124).

[15] Halifax parish registers (West Yorkshire Archive Service, WDP53/1/19); National Archives, 1871 census returns, Wortley, RG 10/4530, fol. 43.

[16] National Archives, 1871 census returns, Wortley, RG 10/4530, fol. 43. They may have been the John Dixon and Sarah Murgatroyd married at St. Peter, Leeds, on 11 Apr 1857, but the register gives that Johnís father as John Dixon, a miner, rather than James. The witnesses were William Dixon and Elizabeth Dixon (St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers, West Yorkshire Archive Service, RDP68/5/52).

[17] Birth certificate.

[18] Bacup parish registers (Manchester Central Library, MFPR 124); National Archives, 1851 census returns, Wyke, HO 107/2303, fol. 76.

[19] Death certificate.

[20] Birstall parish registers (West Yorkshire Archive Service).

[21] Wibsey parish registers (West Yorkshire Archive Service, BDP66/1/2/1); National Archives, 1851 census returns, Wyke, HO 107/2303, fol. 76.

[22] Death certificate.

[23] Marriage certificate.

[24] Birstall parish registers (West Yorkshire Archive Service, WDP5/1/2/6); National Archives, 1881 census returns, Wortley, RG 11/4503, fol. 54.

[25] Death certificate.

[26] National Archives, 1851 census returns, Wyke, HO 107/2303, fol. 76; National Archives, 1861 census returns, Wortley, RG 9/3349, fol. 61.

[27] National Archives, 1851 census returns, Wyke, HO 107/2303, fol. 76; National Archives, 1861 census returns, Wortley, RG 9/3349, fol. 61.

[28] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (Leeds Central Library).

[29] National Archives, 1861 census returns, Wortley, RG 9/3349, fol. 61.

[30] National Archives, 1861 census returns, Wortley, RG 9/3349, fol. 61.

[31] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (Leeds Central Library).

[32] National Archives, 1861 census returns, Wortley, RG 9/3349, fol. 61.

[33] Wortley parish registers (Leeds Central Library).

[34] Wortley parish registers (Leeds Central Library).

[35] National Archives, 1871 census returns, Wortley, RG 10/4530, fol. 63; information from Barbara Butler, a granddaughter of Sarah (Dixon) Norwood.

[36] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (Leeds Central Library).

[37] Birth certificate.

[38] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (Leeds Central Library).

[39] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[40] National Archives, 1881 census returns, Wortley, RG 11/4503, fol. 54.

[41] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[42] Birth certificate.

[43] Death certificate.

[44] Marriage certificate.

[45] National Archives, 1901 census returns, Wortley, RG 13/4209, fol. 22.

[46] The Yorkshire Evening Post, 18 Apr 1935.

[47] All Saints, Leeds, parish registers (Leeds Central Library).

[48] Birth certificate.

[49] Yorkshire Evening Post, 24 Mar 1938.

[50] Marriage certificate.

[51] National Archives, 1901 census returns, Wortley, RG 13/4209, fol. 22.

[52] Armley and Wortley News, 21 Feb 1908.

[53] National Archives, 1901 census returns, Wortley, RG 13/4209, fol. 22.

[54] St. Mary, Quarry Hill, parish registers (Leeds Central Library).