William Mort born abt 1835 in Westhoughton (4.2.)


Data 4.2. 

1900 Register of Electors for Westhoughton 1900 Register of Electors for Westhoughton
633 Manchester Rd  William Mort Jnr 649 Manchester Rd William Mort Snr
1905 Register of Electors for Westhoughton
633 Manchester Rd  William Mort Jnr
1910 Register of Electors for Westhoughton
633 Manchester Rd  William Mort Jnr
1915 Register of Electors for Westhoughton
345 Park Rd William Mort Jnr
An entry in St Bartholemews Westhoughton Registers for a marriage 24 Jul 1915 states:
     William Mort, age 23 Bachelor, Collier, residing at 345 Park Rd, father William Mort, Collier
     Ada Ryder, age 23, residing at 64 Wigan Rd           -                     -
     In the presence of Harry Mort and Ellen Ryder
An entry in St Bartholemews Westhoughton Registers for a marriage 3 May 1919 states:
     Edward Heaton, age 20, Bachelor, Collier, residing at 1 Old Sirs, Daisy Hill, father Thomas Heaton, Collier
     Florence Mort, age 21, Spinster, residing at 345 Park Rd, father William Mort, Waggon Shunter in Colliery
     In the presence of Harry Mort and Ethel Blackburn
1934 Register of Electors for Westhoughton
345 Park Rd William Mort 
Mary Ellen Mort
Joseph Mort
Elsie Mort
1939 Register of Electors for Westhoughton
345 Park Rd William Mort 
Mary Ellen Mort
Joseph Mort
Elsie Mort
RICHARD ELLIOTT AND JANE WITHINGTON
RICHARD ELLIOTT AND ANN MORT
1851 Census for Preston Source:Lancashire Record Office
Whiteheads Yard Ann Elliott Head Widow 28 Pauper Mawdsley
  Elizabeth  " Dau   8   Preston
  William    " Son   6         "
  Richard   " Son   4         "
  Edward    " Son   1         "
  Richard Bentham Father   50 Basket Maker Mawdsley
  Thomas      " Brother   14 Cotton Piecer Preston
  Ellen       " Sister   12 Creeler Cotton       "
  Mary Ann    " Sister   8         "
  Ruth       " Sister   4         "
1871 Census for Atherton Source:Leigh Library
4 Alder St Richard Elliott Head Mar 23 Cotton operative Preston
  Jane      " Wife Mar 30     "              " Westhoughton
A Marriage entry at Atherton Parish Church Registers for 6 Dec, 1870 states: 
    Richard  Elliott age 24 Bachelor, Stripper and Grinder residing in Atherton, father Edward Elliott Labourer
    Jane Withington age 28 Spinster Hand Loom, residing in Atherton, father Joseph Withington deceased
1881 Census for Ince in Makerfield Source:Leigh Library
14 Albert Terrace Richard Elliott Head Mar 31 Stripper (Stea+) Preston
  Ann      " Wife Mar 23   Westhoughton
The marriage certificate of Richard Elliott and Mort shows that they were not married as stated on the 1881 Census above:
      Marriage solemnized at the Register Office in the District of Leigh 1 Dec 1883:
      Richard Elliott age 36, Widower, stripper and grinder (cotton), residing at Cross St, Bedford, father Edward Elliott (deceased) Overlooker of Cotton Weavers
      Ann Mort age 24, Spinster, residing at Cross St, Bedford, father William Mort, Coal miner
      Both signed with an X, in the presence of Paul Unsworth and Ann McDonald
1891 Census for Bedford Source:Leigh Library
15 Cross St Richard Elliott Head Mar 43 Stripper and Grinder Cotton Preston
  Ann       " Wife Mar 30 Card tenter Cotton Westhoughton
  Ellen     " Dau   8 Scholar     "
  Willie     " Son   5     " Leigh
  Mary A   " Dau   2        "
1901 Census for Over Hulton Source: RG13/3604 folio 129 page 20
45 Brancker St Samuel Doxey Head Widower 62 Labourer General Westhoughton worker
  Ann Elliott Relative Widow 41   Westhoughton
  Betsy   " Dau   1   Westhoughton
1915 Electoral Register for Westhoughton Source: Preston Records Office
630 Manchester Rd William Elliott
An entry in the I.G.I. for a Christening to parents Edward and Ann Elliott states:
   Richard Elliott christened at Preston St John, Jul 18, 1847 IGI C007135 0270    
Westhoughton Cemetry Records for a burial in plot 1178
    Ann Elliott, died at 630 Manchester Rd on Dec 9, 1918 age 59, buried Dec 12, 1918
Betsy (aka Bessie) Elliott aged 1 on the 1901 Census for 45 Branker St was my grandmother who died May 25, 1952 in Atherton when I was 6 years of age.
She married John Edward Lee on Feb 8, 1919 at St Bartholemews, Westhoughton