John Mort born abt 1796 Bedford, Leigh (8.1.)


Data 8.1. 

JOHN MORT AND SARAH KAY
A marriage at Leigh on Sep 9, 1823 (IGI)
    John Mort and Sarah Kay
Baptism Records at Leigh to parent John Mort and Sarah (IGI)
    Thos christened Apr 17, 1824
Baptism Records at Leigh to parents John Mort and Sarah Kay (IGI)
    James christened Jun 3, 1832
    Mary christened Apr 26, 1834
    Ellen christened Dec 25, 1837
    Alice christened Apr 25, 1840
1841 Census for Bedford Source:Leigh Library
14 Brewery Lane John Mort Head   40 Teamster Of this County
  Sarah  "     40 Silk Weaver      "
  Thos   "     15 Collier      "
  Ellen   "     4        "
  Elizabeth "     2        "
1851 Census for Bedford Source:Leigh Library
King St John Mort Head Mar 52 Labourer Bedford
  Sarah  " Wife Mar 52        "
  Ellen   " Dau   12 Silk Winder      "
  Elizabeth " Dau   10 Silk Winder      "
1861 Census for Bedford Source:Leigh Library
Brewery Lane John Mort Head Widow 65 Brewery Night Cleaner Bedford
  Elizabeth  " Dau   22 Silk Winder      "
THOMAS MORT AND ELLEN THOMASON
A christening at Leigh to parents John Mort and Sarah
    Thomas christened Apr 17, 1824
A Marriage at St Thomas' Church, Bedford on Feb 1, 1846
    Thomas Mort, of full age, Bachelor, Collier residing Bedford father John Mort, Carter
    Ellen Thomason, minor, Spinster residing Bedford, father Paul Thomason, Weaver
1841 Census for Culcheth Source: HO107/524/5 folio 6
Bury Lane Paul Thomason Head   40 Weaver Of this County
  Zillah      "     10   Of this County
  John      "     8   Of this County
  Ann       "     6   Of this County
  Ellen      "     13   Of this County
  Sarah    "     20 Weaver Of this County
  Paul       "     3 weeks   Of this County
1851 Census for Bedford Source:Leigh Library
Jones Sq Thomas Mort Head Mar 27 Collier Bedford
  Ellen       " Wife Mar 23 Char Woman Lowton
  John      " Son   4 Scholar Bedford
  Ann      " Dau   2         "
Burial records at Bedford Methodist Chapel
    John Mort, age 5 buried Aug 16, 1852
1861 Census for Bedford Source:Leigh Library
Bedford Colliery Thomas Mort Head Mar 36 Underlooker of a Coal Mine Bedford
  Ellen       " Wife Mar 33 Housewife Lowton
  Ann       " Dau   12   Bedford
  Thomas    " Son   7 Scholar       "
  James      " Son   4         "
  Sarah    " Dau   3         "
  Hannah   " Dau   1         "
1871 Census for Bedford Source:Leigh Library
Guest Fold Thomas Mort Head Mar 47 Collier Bedford
  Ellen       " Wife Mar 43   Lowton
  Thomas    " Son   18 Drawer in Coal Pit Bedford
  James      " Son   15 Giger in Coal Pit       "
  Sarah    " Dau   13 Works in Cotton Mill       "
  Hannah   " Dau   10 Half Time and Scholar       "
  Elizabeth   " Dau   9 Scholar       "
  John        " Son   6 Scholar       "
  Peter    " Son   3         "
  Paul    " Son   2         "
1881 Census for Bedford Source: FHL Film 1341909     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 3803    Folio 74    Page 20
Guest Fold Thomas Mort Head Mar 57 Malster Bedford
  James      " Son unm 24 Coal Miner       "
  Elizabeth   " Dau unm 19 Frame Tenter       "
  Ellen       " Wife Mar 53   Lowton
  John        " Son   16 Under Groom Bedford
  Peter    " Son   13 Scholar       "
  Paul    " Son   12 Scholar       "
1881 Census for Bedford Source: FHL Film 1341909     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 3803    Folio 37    Page 21
6 Boardman St Edward Vose Head Mar 23 Iron Moulder Lancs
  Sarah       " Wife Mar 23 Housework Bedford
  Thomas    " Son   2         "
  Alfred     " Son   11 month         "
  Hannah Mort Lodger unm 20 Card Room Hand       "
  Emma Griffiths Lodger unm 24 Cotton Weaver Chester, CHS
1891 Census for Bedford Source:Leigh Library
16 College St Paul Mort Head Mar 22 Coal miner Bedford
  Mary R   " Wife Mar 23   Eccles
1901 Census for Leigh Source: RG13/3592 folio 93 page 45
35 Charles St Paul Mort Head Mar 32 Coal miner Hewer Leigh worker
  Mary Rose  " Wife Mar 33 Dressmaker Leigh own a/c at home
  Jesie Hilton Sister in law single 25 Dressmaker Leigh own a/c at home
An entry in Leigh Parish Church Registers for a marriage on 1 Jul 1882 states:
    Joseph Critchley age 22 Bachelor, Miner residing in Westleigh, father Henry Critchley, Labourer
    Hannah Mort age 22 Spinster residing in Westleigh, father Thomas Mort, Malster
A marriage at Bedford, St Thomas on May 18, 1889
    James Hodkinson, age 22, Bachelor, Striker residing at Bedford, father William Hodkinson, Collier
    Elizabeth Mort, age 27, Spinster, Tentor residing at Bedford, father Thomas Mort, deceased Malster
A marriage at Bedford, St Thomas on Feb 7, 1891
    Peter Mort, age 23, Bachelor, Spinner residing in Bedford, father Thomas Mort, deceased Malster
    Elizabeth Ellen Walker, age 27, Spinster, Winder residing Bedford, father George Walker deceased Stonemason
    In the presence of Paul Mort and Margaret Jane Hill
1891 Census for Bedford Source: RG12/305 folio 26
74 Bedford Sq Jane Walker Head single 37 Laundress Golborne
  Peter Mort   Mar 23 Coton Spinner Bedford
  Elizabeth E  "   Mar 29 Cotton Weaver Golborne
Baptism Records at Bedford St Thomas to parent Peter Mort
    Harry christened Mar 26, 1895 mother Ellen, father Operative Spinner residing 38 Bedford Sq, Bedford
1901 Census for Leigh, Ecc Parish of St Thomas, Bedford Source: RG13/3589 Page 12
38 Bedford Sq Peter Mort Head Mar 33 Cotton Spinner Leigh
  Elizabeth E  " Wife Mar 39   Bedford
  Harry       " Son   6   Leigh
THOMAS MORT AND ELIZABETH ANN RATCLIFFE
Lancashire Marriage Index for a marriage at Leigh Register Office: 1875
    Thomas Mort and Elizabeth Ann Ratcliffe
1881 Census for Bedford Source:Leigh Library
5 Guest Fold Thomas Mort Head Mar 27 Malster Bedford
  Elizabeth Ann  " Wife Mar 27   Pennington
  Jephthah Ratcliffe Son   7   Pennington
  Mary Mort Dau   5   Bedford
  John    " Son   2   Bedford
1891 Census for Bedford Source: RG12/3085 folio 72
4 Guest Fold Thomas Mort Head Mar 37 Malster Bedford
  Elizabeth Ann  " Wife Mar 37   Leigh
  Jephthah " Son   16 General Labourer Leigh
  Mary    " Dau   14 Scholar Leigh
  John    " Son   11 Scholar Leigh
  Thomas   " Son   8 Scholar Leigh
  Ellen     " Dau   5 Scholar Leigh
  Edwin    " Son   1   Leigh
1901 Census for Culcheth, Leigh St Thomas eccliastical parish Source: RG13/3589 folio 108 page 12
3 Howard St Thomas Mort Head Mar 47 Malster Leigh  
  Elizabeth Ann  " Wife Mar 46   Leigh  
  Mary              " Dau single 24 Coal Pit Labourer above ground Leigh worker
  Thomas     " Son single 19 Coal Pit Labourer above ground Leigh worker
  Ellen     " Dau single 15 Back Tenter at Cotton Mill Leigh worker
  Peter     " Son   9   Leigh  
  Jane      " Dau   5   Leigh  
  Sarah      " Grand dau   7   Leigh  
  Hiram       " Grand son   3   Leigh  
  Elizabeth     " Grand dau   8 month   Leigh  
1901 Census for Culcheth, Leigh St Thomas eccliastical parish Source: RG13/3589 folio 97 page 28
20 Green Lane Henza? Chadwick Head Mar 64   Leigh  
  Daniel Chadwick Son single 28 Coal miner Hewer Leigh worker
  Arthur A Chadwick Son single 23 Colliery Wagon Drawer under ground Preston worker
  John Mort Boarder single 22 Colliery Wagon Drawer under ground Leigh worker
  Thomas Lather Lodger Wid 60 Sawyer Kendal worker
THOMAS MORT AND ELIZABETH SMALLEY
A marriage at Leigh Bradshawgate/ Leigh Road Primative Methodist Chapel on Apr 19, 1913
    John Mort, age 31, Bachelor, Farm Labourer residing 3 Howard St, Leigh, father Thomas Mort, deceased Malster
    Elizabeth Smalley, age 24, Spinster residing at Bowling Green Hotel, Green Lane End, Leigh father Henry Smalley, deceased Boatman
    He signed, she made her mark, in the presence of Theophilus Chadwick and Alice Smalley.
Leigh Chronicle Mar 3, 1911
Death of "Old Crick"
A well-known and highly-respected Leigh man, in the person of Mr Thomas Mort (better known as "Old Crick"), died on Sunday at his
residence, Howard street, Manchester road. He was 58 years old, and leaves a widow and seven children, three of whom are married.
For over 36 years he was employed at Leigh Brewery as a malster. Deceased was a hail fellow well met and had a rich anecdote.
In his younger days he was a noted skater and bowler, and for many yearshas been a member of the Green Lane End Bowling Club.
As a singer he was in considerable request, and has given pleasure to thousands by his rendering of "Two Little Pigs" and " My Pink
Umbrella". As one of his friend remarked " he liked his rum, but he was a gradely good sort".
The interment took place on Wednesday afternoon at Leigh Cemetry. Members of the Green Lane End Bowling Club acted as carriers from
his late residence to the grave, and his remains were followed amongst others by old James Precott (better known as "Grimes"), of
Brunswick street, with whom deceased worked for many years.