Atherton One Name Study

Ernest ATHERTON[1]

Male 1918 - 1980  (61 years)


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  • Name Ernest ATHERTON 
    Born 25 Dec 1918  Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 8 May 1919  [3
    Died 11 Apr 1980  Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I318  Atherton One Name Study
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2017 

    Father Ernest ATHERTON,   b. 13 Jul 1883, Great Longstone, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1939, Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Ada Louisa WILLIAMS,   b. 13 Aug 1883, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1947, Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1909  Stockport, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1837 on-line. Marriage of Ernest Atherton and Ada Louisa Williams Dec Q 1909 Stockport 8a 165.

      Marriage Certificate - On 14th Oct 1909 at Tiviot Dale Chapel, Tiviot Dale Heaton Norris, Stockport Ernest Atherton 26 Bachelor Cotton Operative of 50 Sandy Lane Stockport married Ada Louisa Williams 26 Spinster Domestic Servant of The Cedars Mouldeth Rd Heaton Mersey. Fathers Alfred Atherton was a Tailor and William Williams was a Clerk. The couple were married according to the rites of the Wesleyan Methodists by Certificate. Witnesses were Alfred Atherton and May Williams. Authorised by F Wesley Harrison for Brunswick Chapel.
    Family ID F315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lily MILLS,   b. 17 Jun 1921, Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 2000, Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1942  Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. J. ATHERTON
     2. D. ATHERTON
     3. Shirley ATHERTON,   b. 23 Apr 1950, Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 2013, Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F2843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1918 - Burnley, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1942 - Burnley, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Apr 1980 - Burnley, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Ernest Atherton 1918-1980
    Ernest Atherton 1918-1980
    Ernest and Lily (Mills) Atherton wedding 14 Feb 1941
    Ernest and Lily (Mills) Atherton wedding 14 Feb 1941
    L to R: Francis (Frank) Atherton, ?, Ernie & Lily, James William (Willie) Mills, young girl ?, Ethel Mills
    Alf, Frank and Ernie
    Alf, Frank and Ernie
    Alfred, Francis and Ernest Atherton - photo taken at the reception of Jean Atherton's marriage to Raymond Jump
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Notes 
    • Birth Certificate - Ernest Atherton was born 25th Dec 1918 at 79 Crowther St Burnley. Mother Ada Louisa Atherton, formerly Williams. Father Ernest Atherton was the informant - he was a Cotton Doubler.

      Baptised at Rehobeth Church Burnley on 8th May 1919.
      Enlisted 16 Oct 1939 as 3388056 Signaller in 1st Bn East Lancashire Regiment in WWII. See records of service. Discharged - A/Cpl - 16 Apr 1946. Awarded CinC`s Certificate for Gallantry in addition to Star and Defence Medal.

      Marriage Certificate - On 14th Feb 1942 Ernest Atherton 23 Bachelor Signaller 3388056 East Lancs Regt (Cotton Loom Sweeper) of 79 Crowther Street Burnley married Lily Mills 20 Shop Asst (Footwear) at Rehobeth Chapel, Waterloo Rd, Burnley. Fathers Ernest Atherton (deceased) a Cotton Doubler and James William Mills a Cotton Weaver. Married according to the rites and ceremonies of the Methodists. Witnesses were Victor Fletcher and Ethel Mills.

      Post war profession was Painter & Decorator with Lords and then Burnley Council, latterly a tyre maker at Michelin.

      Death Certificate - Ernest Atherton died on 11th Apr 1980 at 148 Branch Road Burnley after a long illness - cause of death Secondary carcinomatosis and carcinoma of colon. Certified by Mary Preston MB. Registered on 14th Apr 1980. Wife Lily, daughter Jean (and husband Raymond), son Derek (on compassionate leave from Germany) and daughter Shirley in attendance.

  • Sources 
    1. [S14500104] D Cert, Newcastle upon Tyne Registrar, (Certified Copy).

    2. [S14500046] B Cert, Newcastle upon Tyne Registrar, (Certified Copy).

    3. [S14500837] Cerificate of Baptism.