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John Belshaw (1869 - 1958)

John Belshaw
Born in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1891 in St. Catherine, Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Father of [private son (1890s - 1960s)], [private son (1890s - 1990s)] and
Died at age 89 in Holmes, Wright, Iowa, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 30 Sep 2009
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Contents

Biography

John Belshaw was born on 25 January 1869 in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, son of Christopher Belshaw (1838–1904).[1] [2] [3] [4]

John is the son of Christopher Belshaw and Elizabeth. John was baptised on 25 January 1869 in Wigan, Lancashire, England.[5]

Marriage

John (21) married Ellen Clarke (17) (born May 28, 1873 in Wigan; daughter of Andrew Clarke (abt. 1829– )) in 1891 in St. Catherine, Wigan, United Kingdom. [6]

Children

  1. John William Belshaw [7]
  2. Alice Belshaw (6 November 1898 – on 18 September 2003).

He married Ellen Clarke on 14 March 1891 in St Catharine's Church, Wigan, Lancashire, England. [8].

Life Story

John grew up in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He is shown in the family home there on the 1871 census. [9] His parents are Christopher and Elisabeth; his siblings are Thomas, Mary, and joseph.

In the 1891 census, John (age 21yrs) was the married son of Christopher Belshaw in Wigan, Lancashire, England. His wife, Ellen (Hellen 18yr) was living in the same household. [10]

In 1901, John's work (according to the 1901 England Census) was a Colliery Fireman, Underground - a mine worker. [11].

John immigrated from England on the Mauretania, on 25 August 1910, with his wife, Ellen (Eden). [12]

Death

John died on 5 June 1958 in Holmes, Wright, Iowa, United States, aged 89 yrs. [13]

Research Notes

  • Son's marriage: recorded in Chatham, Kent, Ontatio, Canada 31 May 1924 [14]
  • Death: in Ohio 5 June 1958. [15]

Sources

  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"FamilySearch Record: J9JR-M13 (accessed 21 April 2022) John Belshaw baptism on 25 Jan 1869 in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.
  2. 1871 Census for Wigan, Lancashire, England, Ancestry.com
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1891"Citing PRO RG 12, Lancashire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.FamilySearch Record: 7WQM-JZM (accessed 21 April 2022) John Belshaw (21), married son, in household of Christopher Belshaw (51) in Wigan registration district. Born in Lancashire, England.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9G5-24K : 21 May 2019), Ellen Belshaw in household of John Belshaw, Hindley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Hindley subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975" FamilySearch Record: J9JR-M13 (accessed 21 April 2022) John Belshaw baptism on 25 Jan 1869 in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.
  6. "Wigan, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1926"Wigan Archives Services; Wigan, England; Reference Numbers: D/P27/1/20 Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 60562 #70600 (accessed 1 January 2022) John Belshaw (21) marriage to Ellen Clarke on 14 Mar 1891 in Wigan, St Catherine, Lancashire, England. Note his father in this record is listed as "Christopher Belshaw".
  7. "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMFX-VJW : 8 March 2021), Ellen Clark in entry for John William Belshaw and Irene Claire Merritt, 31 May 1924; citing registration , Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,838,207.
  8. "Wigan, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1926" Wigan Archives Services; Wigan, England; Reference Numbers: D/P27/1/20Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 60562 #70600 (accessed 1 January 2022) John Belshaw (21) marriage to Ellen Clarke on 14 Mar 1891 in Wigan, St Catherine, Lancashire, England. Note his father in this record is listed as "Christopher Belshaw".
  9. 1871 England Census, Wigan. John Belshaw
  10. "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    Citing PRO RG 12, Lancashire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
    FamilySearch Record: 7WQM-JZM (accessed 21 April 2022)John Belshaw (21), married son, in household of Christopher Belshaw (51) in Wigan registration district. Born in Lancashire, England.
  11. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch : 21 May 2019, Ellen Belshaw in household of John Belshaw, Hindley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Hindley subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  12. "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924" Citing Page: 107; Affiliate Publication Title: Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York , NY, 1897-1957; Affiliate Line Number: 0018; FHL microfilm: 1400224;FamilySearch Record: JJV4-WMK (accessed 21 April 2022)FamilySearch Image: 3Q9M-C9T3-T3WZ-8 Name: John Belshaw; Immigration Date: 25 Aug 1910; Immigration Place: Ellis Island, New York City, New York, United States; Birth Date: 1870; Marital Status: Married; Nationality: England, English; Residence Place: Wigan, England; Age: 40;
  13. "Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018"Ohio Department of Health; Columbus, Ohio; Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007 Ancestry Record 5763 #2505077 (accessed 1 January 2022)Name: John Belshaw; Gender: Male; Race: White; Age: 88; Birth Date: Est 1870; Residence Place: Rocky River, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA; Death Date: 5 Jun 1958; Death Place: Holmes, USA; Inquest Hospital: Long-Term Care Facilities; Registrar's Certificate Number: 42721; Inquest Questions: Certifier: Physician; Autopsy Performed?: Yes, used for certification;.
  14. "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMFX-VJW : 8 March 2021), Ellen Clark in entry for John William Belshaw and Irene Claire Merritt, 31 May 1924; citing registration , Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,838,207.
  15. "Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018" Ohio Department of Health; Columbus, Ohio; Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007
    Ancestry Record 5763 #2505077 (accessed 1 January 2022) Name: John Belshaw; Gender: Male; Race: White; Age: 88; Birth Date: Est 1870; Residence Place: Rocky River, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA; Death Date: 5 Jun 1958; Death Place: Holmes, USA; Inquest Hospital: Long-Term Care Facilities; Registrar's Certificate Number: 42721; Inquest Questions: Certifier: Physician; Autopsy Performed?: Yes, used for certification.
  • "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924"




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