Atherton One Name Study

Peter ATHERTON

Male 1849 - 1904  (55 years)


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  • Name Peter ATHERTON 
    Born 1849  Orrell, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name Peter Winnard 
    Occupation Miner 
    Died 10 Jul 1904  Wigan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Peter Atherton / Winnard dies on the 10th July 1904 at the age of 55 years at 4 Edith Street from a Ruptured Mitral Valve aged 55 years. Ellen, still calling herself Atherton, is present at death and is the informant. Peter is buried on the 13th July in Wigan Cemetery (Lower Ince)xlvi at Plot M 251a. This plot will be shared with Ellen Holland aged 63 years on 11th June 1910 and John Holland** (the 9 year old son from the 1891 census) aged 52 years on 6th December 1933.
    Person ID I16357  Atherton One Name Study
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2017 

    Family 1 Mary HESKETH,   b. Est 1846, Wigan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1908, Chadderton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1872  Ince in Makerfield, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Lancs OPC: Marriage: 30 Jun 1872 Christ Church, Ince, Lancs.
      Peter Atherton - (X), 23, Collier, Bachelor, Bird Street
      Mary Hesketh - (X), 26, Spinster, Manchester Road
      Groom`s Father: James Winnard, Labourer
      Bride`s Father: William Hesketh, Painter & Plasterer
      Witness: William Hesketh; Mary Anne Bailey
      Married by Banns by: Rd M Leigh
      Register: Marriages 1864 - 1872, Page 229, Entry 457
      Source: Original Register at Wigan Archives
    Children 
     1. William ATHERTON,   b. 17 Jun 1875, Ince in Makerfield, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1906, Wigan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F6974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ellen HOLLAND,   b. 1846, Ince in Makerfield, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1910, Wigan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Notes 
    • No record found of marriage
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F12710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1849 - Orrell, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1872 - Ince in Makerfield, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jul 1904 - Wigan, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • A paper, very well written by Fergus MacMillan, records the events of this family from the birth of Peter (Winnard) Atherton in 1849 - we may never know why Peter changed his name from Winnard to Atherton between the publishing of the 1871 Census and his marriage in 1872. [1]
    • Peter Winnard
      in the 1851 England Census
      Name: Peter Winnard
      Age: 2
      Estimated birth year: abt 1849
      Relation: Son
      Father's name: James Winnard
      Mother's name: Mary Winnard
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Orrell, Lancashire, England
      Civil Parish: Orrell
      Ecclesiastical parish: Pemberton
      County/Island: Lancashire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Wigan
      Sub-registration district: Hindley
      ED, institution, or vessel: 3b
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household schedule number: 62
      Piece: 2200
      Folio: 598
      Page Number: 17
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      James Winnard 42 [Colliery Lab]
      Mary Winnard 38
      Hannah Winnard 17
      Elizabeth Winnard 15
      Michal Winnard 14 [Colliery Lab]
      William Winnard 11 [Colliery Lab]
      Jane Winnard 9
      James Winnard 8
      Peter Winnard 2
      [All b. Orrell]
    • Peter Winnard
      in the 1861 England Census
      Name: Peter Winnard
      Age: 11
      Estimated birth year: 1850
      Relation: Son
      Father's name: James Winnard
      Mother's name: Ellen Winnard
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Orrell, Lancashire, England
      Civil Parish: Pemberton
      Ecclesiastical parish: Pemberton
      County/Island: Lancashire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Wigan
      Sub-registration district: Pemberton
      ED, institution, or vessel: 6f
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household schedule number: 206
      Piece: 2782
      Folio: 116
      Page Number: 36
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      James Winnard 53 [Colliery Lab]
      Ellen Winnard 55 [b. Pemberton]
      Joseph Winnard 16 [Colliery Lab b. Orrell
      Peter Winnard 11 [b. Orrell]
    • Peter Winnard
      in the 1871 England Census
      Name: Peter Winnard
      Age: 22
      Estimated birth year: abt 1849
      Relation: Lodger
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Orrell, Lancashire, England
      Civil Parish: Ince in Makerfield
      Ecclesiastical parish: Christchurch
      Town: Bird Street and Ince in Makerfield and Manchester Road
      County/Island: Lancashire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Wigan
      Sub-registration district: Hindley
      ED, institution, or vessel: 25
      Household schedule number: 128
      Piece: 3893
      Folio: 141
      Page Number: 29
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Gerrard Winnard 34 [Coal Miner b. Orrell]
      Elizabeth Winnard 34 [b. Orrell]
      Ann Winnard 13 [Cotton Factory Hand b. Orrell]
      Elizabeth Winnard 9 [Scholar b. Orrell]
      William Winnard 6 [Scholar b. Ince]
      Jane Winnard 4 [b. Orrell]
      Thos Winnard 1 [b. Orrell]
      Peter Winnard 22 [Coal Miner]
      Isaac Hodshead 22 [Lodger Coal Miner b. Staffordshire]
      Edward Wood 23 [Lodger Coal Miner b. Wigan]
    • Peter Atherton
      in the 1881 England Census
      Name: Peter Atherton
      Age: 31
      Estimated birth year: abt 1850
      Relationship to Head: Lodger
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Orrell, Lancashire, England
      Civil Parish: Ince in Makerfield
      County/Island: Lancashire
      Country: England
      Street address: 26 Bird St
      Marital Status: Widower
      Occupation: Coal Miner
      Registration district: Wigan
      ED, institution, or vessel: 28
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Piece: 3776
      Folio: 77
      Page Number: 47
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      John Holland 34 [Head Coal Miner b. Westleigh]
      Ellen Holland 35 [Wife M b. Ince]
      Wm. Holland 11 [Son Scholar b. Ince]
      Ellen Holland 9 [Dau Scholar b. Ince]
      Alice Ann Holland 6 [Dau Scholar b. Ince]
      Mary Holland 4 [Day Scholar b. Ince]
      Peter Atherton 31
    • Peter Atherton
      in the 1891 England Census
      Name: Peter Atherton
      Age: 42
      Estimated birth year: abt 1849
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's Name: Ellen Atherton
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Orwell, Lancashire, England
      Civil Parish: Ince in Makerfield
      Ecclesiastical parish: Christchurch
      Town: Ince in Makerfield
      County/Island: Lancashire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Wigan
      ED, institution, or vessel: 30
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Piece: 3061
      Folio: 126
      Page Number: 1
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Peter Atherton 42 [Coal Miner]
      Ellen Atherton 40 [Wife M b. Ince]
      Ellen Holland 19 [Dau Mill Hand b. Ince]
      Alice Ann Holland 16 [Dau Mill Hand b. Ince]
      Mary Holland 14 [Dau Mill Hand b. Ince]
      John Holland 9 [Scholar b. Ince]
      Isabella Daniel 22 [Visitor Cotton Mill Hand b. Ince]
    • Peter Atherton
      in the 1901 England Census
      Name: Peter Atherton
      Age: 52
      Estimated birth year: abt 1849
      Relation to Head: Head
      Gender: Male
      Spouse: Ellen Atherton
      Birth Place: Orwell, Lancashire, England
      Civil Parish: Wigan
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      Ecclesiastical parish: Wigan St Thomas
      County/Island: Lancashire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Wigan
      Sub-registration district: Wigan
      ED, institution, or vessel: 29
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Piece: 3556
      Folio: 23
      Page Number: 38
      Household schedule number: 189
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Peter Atherton 52 [Coal Miner Hewer]
      Ellen Atherton 55 [Wife M b. Ince]
      John Holland 19 [Son S Blacksmith b. Ince]

  • Sources 
    1. [S14500954] Fergus N Macmillan.