Family History Notebook

Henry Oldfield

Son of William Oldfield and Mary Cornthwaite, born on the 26th of January 1867 at Bridge Houses, Cantsfield, Lancashire.

Married  Mary Ann Swindle on the 2nd of March 1889 at St. John's in the Vale, Cumberland


Thomas William, born on the 23rd of March 1889 in St John's in the Vale, Cumberland
Harry5, born 1891 in Ulverston, Lancashire
Frederick6, born 1892 in Ulverston, Lancashire
Mary7, born 1894 in Ulverston, Lancashire
Helen8, born 1899 in Ulverston, Lancashire
Cecil, born 1898 in Ulverston, Lancashire
Margaret9, born 1900 in Ulverston, Lancashire
Annie10, born 1804/5 in Ulverston, Lancashire
Bessie4, born 1908 in Whicham, Cumberland

Died on the 18th of September 1923 in Askam in Furness, Lancashire, buried at nearby Ireleth churchyard on the 21st of September 1923. 1

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Started work as a lad with the Furness Railway Company at Ambleside pier and worked his way up from a porter through to stationmaster at Stainton, Silecroft and finally Askam.

In 1901 he was living at 51, Sun Street, Ulverston. He was living at 1, Duke Street, Askam-in Furness, when he died according to the probate, Station House according to the memorial notice1.

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1    In Memoriam

2    Funeral Report

3    Information coutesy of Julia Oldfield

4    Married Bob Cox3, child Hedley. Birth registered in the 2nd quarter of 1908 in the district of Bootle, Cumberland (FreeBMD 10b 801.

5    Married Mary3, children Harry and Peggy

6    Married Chrissie3

7    Married Ned3

8    Married Jack Penny, child Jack3

9    Married Willie3

10 Married Jack3