Geoff Duxbury of Bristol England, The Southwest Connection

Updated December 2, 2001


Geoff Duxbury
geoff.duxbury@cableinet.co.uk

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I am researching the Duxbury Family which up to now seems to start from Burnley / Blackburn area of Lancashire. I have traced my Great Grandfather and have nearly confirmed my G.G.Grandfather.

Grandparents
Husband George Duxbury. Born 26/1/1893 Place Burnley, Lancs
Sarah Duxbury (nee Randleson)Born 6/2/1896 Place Wombwell
Married at St Mary's Church Wombwell, on 25/7/1917
Children
George Duxbury Born 25/7/1917 Wombwell (Day after they married)
Evelyn Duxbury Born 5/1/1919 Wombwell (she died in childhood)
Thomas Duxbury Born 25/9/1920 Blantyre Scotland (near Glasgow)
James Duxbury Born 25/6/1922 Blantyre Scotland (My Father)
Betsy Duxbury Born 9/10/1923 Wombwell

Great Grandparents and possible G.G. Grandfather
Census Place: Great & Little Marsden, Lancashire, England (now Burnley)
Source: FHL Film 1341998 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 4162 Folio 116
Page 7 124 Burnley Rd.
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
James DUXBURY M 23 M Burnley, Lancashire, England
Rel: Husband (Head)
Occ: Coal Miner
Jane DUXBURY(Clarkson) M 23 F Nelson, Lancashire, England
Rel: Wife
Occ: Cotton Weaver
John CLARKSON 8 M Nelson, Lancashire, England
Rel: Son (presumed to be illegitimate son of Jane, but could be nephew)
Mark DUXBURY 2 M Nelson, Lancashire, England
Rel: Son
Sarah DUXBURY 6 m F Burnley, Lancashire, England
Rel: Daurghter
Thomas DUXBURY 62 F Blackburn, Lancashire, England
Rel: Boarder (hoping it’s James’s Father)
Occ: Not Able To Work
George and Hannah Duxbury (married) both 25 years presumed older Brother of James living with during of Census, listed in a different entry

Generations
John of Riston??
Thomas – Born 1819? – Blackburn Wife Ann Hurst-got certificate
James – Born 1858? – Burnley – On Census
George – Born – 1893 – Burnley – Got Birth Certificate
James – Born – 1922 – Blantyre – Got Birth Certificate
Geoff – Born – 1951 – Sheffield - That’s me


I would love a copy of the any records of James and Thomas’s Birth, Christening, . This was prior to Certificates and Registration which started in 1837 I believe. The grey text is what I have added.
The D.O.B with ? after them are only estimated and could be out by a year either way.
I colour coded them because in our family there are so many James, Thomas and George it gets confusing sometimes.
If Thomas is the one listed on the web site as being born in 1920 then this relates my part of the back as far as Ulf de Duxbury 1120 AD


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