Henry Mort born abt 1615 Middle Hulton (7.19.)


Data 7.19. 

JOHN MORT AND ANN THROP
SAMUEL MORT AND BETTY
A marriage at Leigh on July 29, 1770 (IGI)
    John Mort and Ann Thropp
Baptism Records to parents John Mort and Ann Thropp of Astley (IGI)
    Betty christened Apr 14, 1771 Note: married Abraham Throp
    Richard christened Apr 10, 1773 Note: possibly died young
    Hannah christened Mar 18, 1775 Note: spinster
    Samuel christened Apr 19, 1777
    Ellen christened Dec 12, 1779 Note: spinster
    Ann christened Dec 7, 1782
    Gilbert christened May 22, 1785 Note: married Betty Adamson
    John christened Feb 28, 1789
    Alice christened Ap 30, 1791
The Wil of John Mort of Astley, weaver Mar 8, 1813: Source, Lancashire Records Office
    I John Mort of Astley in the parish of Leigh, weaver my will and mind is that my wife Ann Mort
    shall have the profits and benefits of my land called Moss Place, together with my goods, chattels
    and farming stock, but if she marry again to be cut of with one shilling. After her decease or marriage
    that my lands, goods, chattels, property and effects to be sold and shared amongst my children, that
    is Samuel Mort, Gilbert Mort, John Mort and Betty, now the wife of Abraham Throp and Hannah Mort
    and Ellen Mort and Alice Mort. Set my hand and seal this fifteenth day of April eighteen hundred and
    seven.
Notes added to the Will state on Monday the 8th March 1813 Ann Mort the executrix and Gilbert Mort
    and William Calland the executors sworn in common form the personal estate and effects under £60
    Testator died 10 May 1807
A Marriage at Leigh (IGI) on Jun 6, 1797
    Abraham Throp and Betty Mort
Baptism Records to parents Samuel Mort and Elizabeth (IGI) at Leigh
    James christened Mar 25, 1815
    William christened Jan 22, 1820 of Pennington
    Mary christened Sep 8, 1824 Note: Mary married James Hurst in 1842.
1841 Census for Pennington Source: HO107/513/8 folio 30 page 22
Greenfold Samuel Mort Head Mar 65 Farmer Of this County
  Betty      "     60          "
  Thomas  "     30 Ag Lab        "
  Samuel   "     25          "
  William   "     20          "
  Mary     "     15          "
 note: maybe Ellen nee Boardman Ellen    "     25 Silk Winder        "
 note: sister of Samuel Hannah   "     65          "
 note: sister of Samuel Ellen     "     60          "
  Mary   "     2          "
  James  "     1          "
1851 Census for Pennington Source: Leigh Library
Siddow Common Samuel Mort Head Widow 74 Farmer of 8 acres Astley
  William    " Son   30 Ag Lab Pennington
  James    " Grand son   10   Pennington
To Do: James Birth Certificate 1841 father William to give mothers maiden name
From the microfilm in Leigh Library for Bedford Methodist Chapel Burials 1799-1856
    Samuel Mort, of Pennington buried Sep 26, 1855 age 78 years
The Wil of Samuel Mort of Pennington, Leigh, Widower, farmer Feb 23, 1856: Source, Lancashire Records Office
This is the last will and testament of me, Samuel Mort of the township of
Pennington in the parish of Leigh, widowerer. I order and direct
that as soon after my decease as is convenient my executors hereinafter
named, shall sell by public auction all my household furniture, silver
plate and effects, together with all my farming stock and produce of
whatever name or description, and also the two several yearly ground or
Chief Rents arising from land built upon in or near to Wigan Field in
Pennington amounting to the sum of five pounds sixteen shillings and ten
pence half penny and one pound eighteen shillings and three half pence
respectively. And that they my executors shall collect and get in as far
as is practicable, all money and moneys owing or due to me at the time of my
decease from any person or persons or deposited in any savings
or other bank, and the moneys arising from such sale or sales together with
the moneys so collected and got in or any money which may be in
my possession at the time of my decease, after paying and deducting all
reasonable charges and expenses incurred. I give and bequeath in the
following manner. One sixth part or share thereof I give and bequeath unto
my son James Mort. One sixth part or share thereof unto my daughter
Martha Short, wife of John Short. One sixth part or share thereof unto my
daughter Mary Hurst, wife of James Hurst. One sixth part or share thereof
unto the three children of my late son Richard Mort deceased to be equally
divided amongst them share and share alike. One sixth part or share
unto the children of my late son John Mort, deceased to be equally divided
amongst them share and share alike, and the remaining one sixth
part or share I give and bequeath unto my executors in trust to be placed
out at interest upon good and valid security or in some trust bank, and
pay the yearly interest thereof unto my son Samuel Mort weekly or otherwise
as they shall deem most proper during the term of his natural
life, and at his decease to call in the said trust money and divide the same
equally amongst his lawful children, but if he die without lawful issue
surviving him then in such case I order and direct that such trust money
shall be divided and distributed in the same manner as my other property,
provided that if my son William Mort be then living he shall have an equal
part or share in the same along with my other sons or daughters, or if he be
dead and left lawful issue such issue shall take the part or share so
intended for him equally amongst them or the surviving thereof. I also give
and bequeath unto my executors the yearly ground or chief rent of five
pounds four shillings and four pence, belonging to me arising and accruing
from land situate in Wigan Field in the said township of Pennington upon
which the Primitive Methodist Chapel now stand. In trust to pay the said
yearly rent unto my son William Mort, weekly or otherwise as they may deem
most prudent, during the term of his natural life, and at his decease
to sell the same either by private contract or public auction, and to be
divided amongst his lawful children, if any.
And I do hereby nominate and appoint my said son James Mort and my two sons
in law, John Short and James Hurst to be the executors of this my
last Will and Testament, I set my hand this twentyeighth day of February, in
the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty one.
He made his mark with an X
Notes attached to the will state:
On the twentieth day of February, eighteen hundred and fiftysix, James Mort
John Short and James Hurst, the executors, were sworn in common
form, and they further made oath that the personal estate and effects of the
testator within the diocese of Chester were under the value of £500,
before me Alfred Hewlett, Surrogate.
The testator was a farmer and died twenty first September eighteen hundred
and fifty five.
Probate issued 23 Feb 1856
A marriage at St Georges, Tyldesley on Jan 4, 1839
    Samuel Mort, of full age, Bachelor, Labourer residing at Chaddock Lane, father Samuel Mort, joiner
    Ellen Boardman, of full age, Spinster residing Chaddock Lane, father Henry Boardman, Weaver
1861 Census for Bedford Source: Leigh Library
Church St William Mort Head unm 41 Farm Labourer Pennington
1881 Census for Bedford Source: FHL Film 1341909     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 3803    Folio 67    Page 5
Brewery Lane Wm Mort Head unm 61 Farm Lab Leigh
1871 Census for Pennington Source: RG10/3912 folio 134
Hob Hey Lane James Mort Head Mar 30 Paver on Highway Pennington
  Margaret    " Wife Mar 25 Silk Weaver Culcheth
1881 Census for Lymm, Cheshire Source: FHL Film 1341841     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 3509    Folio 71    Page 29
Booths Lane James Mort Head Mar 40 Surveyor and Sanitory Inspector Pennington
  William Mort Son   9 Scholar Culcheth
1891 Census for Bedford Source: RG 12/3085 folio 34
off College St William Mort Head single 71 Farm Labourer Leigh
From the Marriage Certificate
     Marriage solemnized at the Wesleyan Chapel, Pennington in the District of Leigh on May 16, 1876
    James Mort, age 35 years, Widower and Surveyor and Inspector of Nuisances, residing Booth's Hill, Lymm, father Samuel Mort, deceased Joiner
    Margaret Merrick, age 35 years, Widow residing Glaziers Lane, Culcheth, father John Worthing, Joiner
JOHN SHORT AND MARTHA MORT
A marriage at Leigh on Sep 2, 1821 (IGI)
    John Short and Martha Mort
1851 Census for Leigh Source: HO107/2204 folio 305
Coal Pit Lane John Short Head Mar 50 Farmer of 12 acres Fearnhead
Travuses? Martha   " Wife Mar 49 Employed in House Bedford
  Samuel   " Son unm 27 Hand Loom Weaver Silk Bedford
  Alice      " Dau unm 22 Hand Loom Weaver Silk Bedford
  John      " Son unm 20 Hand Loom Weaver Silk Astley
  Mary     " Dau   15 Hand Loom Weaver Silk Astley
and next on the enumererators list
  Ellen Short Head Wid 78 Landed Prprietor Woolston
  Mary     " Dau unm 42 Employed in House Bedford
  Harriet   " Grand dau unm 19 Hand Loom Weaver Silk Bedford
1881 Census for Bedford Source: FHL Film 1341909     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 3802    Folio 73    Page 6
Hawthorn Tree Farm John Short Head Mar 50 Farmer 13 Acres Employing (7 Laborers) Astley
  Harriet   " Wife Mar 49   Bedford
  Samuel   " Ser unm 56 Labourer Farm Astley
  Mary      " Mother in Law unm 70 Domestic Servant Bedford
  Martha Hayes Boarder Wid 78 Retired Grocer Warrington
A marriage at Eccles Parish Church on Oct 5, 1842
     James Hurst, of full age, Widower, Labourer residing Worsley,
     Mary Mort, of full age, Spinster residing Worsley, father Samuel Mort, farmer
     Both made their mark X, in the presence of Alice Hurst and Thomas Gorse
JAMES MORT AND CATHARINE SMITH
A christening at Leigh to parents Samuel Mort and Elizabeth (IGI)
    James christened Mar 25, 1815
A marriage at Leigh Jun 22, 1837 (IGI)
    James Mort and Jane Thorpe
A christening at Leigh to parents James Mort and Jane (IGI)
    Alice christened Aug 12, 1838
A marriage at Bedford St. Thomas on Jul 21, 1845
    James Mort, full age, Widower, Shoemaker residing Bedford, father Samuel Mort, Farmer
    Catharine Smith, full age, Widow, Weaver residing Astley
    James signed, she made her mark X, in the presence of Thomas Williams
1851 Census for Bedford Source: Leigh Library
Chapel St James Mort Head Mar 36 Shoemker Master Bedford
  Catharine   " Wife Mar 37 Silk Weaver Astley
  Alice     " Dau   13 Nurse Westleigh
  Ann       " Dau   4   Bedford
  Jane    " Dau   1   Bedford
1861 Census for Bedford Source: Leigh Library
Chapel St James Mort Head Widow 46 Boot and Shoe Maker Bedford
  Alice     " Dau   22 Cotton Power Loom Weaver Westleigh
  Ann       " Dau   14 Cotton Power Loom Weaver Bedford
  Elizabeth   " Dau   7 Scholar Bedford