Jonas  Aspinall

Jonas Aspinall (1857 - 1916)

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Jonas Aspinall
Born in Great Boughton, Chester, Cheshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Halifax, York, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Halifax, West Yorkshire, Englandmap
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Categories: Great Boughton, Cheshire | Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire, Yorkshire.


Jonas Aspinal was born in Great Boughton, Chester, Cheshire, England, on November 11, 1857.[1] He was a farmer.[2]

Jonas married Sarah Hannah Fretwell on June 30, 1883, in Halifax, Yorkshire.[3]

In the 1901 census, a 72 year old man named John Rawnsley is living with Jonas and his family, who is recorded as being Jonas' uncle.[2] I suspect that John Rawnsley is a misspelling of John Rangley". That would explain the relationship between them.

Jonas and Sarah also had an adopted son named Harold Priestly, who was born in about 1887.[2]

Jonas died on May 14, 1916.[4]


  • Birth record
  • "England and Wales Census, 1871," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 08 Oct 2014), Jonas Aspinall in household of Ann Aspinall, Hipperholme, Hipperholme Cum Brighouse, Yorkshire (West Riding), England; citing "1871 England, Scotland and Wales census," index and images, ( : Brightsolid, n.d.); PRO RG 10, folio 73, p. 11; Halifax registration district, Brighouse subdistrict, ED 4, household 52, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 848091.
  • 1881 UK census, Hipperholme with Brighouse, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
  • 1901 UK Census, Southowram, Yorkshire, England.
  1. Birth record
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1901 UK Census
  3. Marriage record
  4. The death index supports this (though the index is not as precise).

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Jonas Aspinall and Sarah Fretwell marriage record
Jonas Aspinall and Sarah Fretwell marriage record


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