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Jane Laing (Falkner) Ancketill (1852 - 1929)

Jane Laing Ancketill formerly Falkner
Born in Manchester, Lancashire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [half]
Wife of — married Jul 1875 in Kensington, London, Englandmap
Died in Epsom, Surrey, Englandmap
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PARENTS. Robert Falkner & Jean (??) Falkner

BIRTH. 1852, Manchester, Lancashire, England

BIRTH. 1852

Name Jane Laing Falkner
Event Type Birth Registration
Registration Quarter Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration Year 1852
Registration District Manchester
County Lancashire
Event Place Manchester, Lancashire, England
Volume 8D, Page 333, Line Number 40

England and Wales Census, 1861:

Name Robert Falkner
County Lancashire
Event Type Census
Event Date 1861
Event Place Layton Warbreck, Lancashire, England
Ecclesiastical Parish St Johns
Registration District Fylde
Residence Note South Beach
Gender Male
Age 48
Marital Status Married
Occupation Draper
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Birth Year (Estimated) 1813
Birthplace Scotland
Page Number 33
Registration Number RG09
Piece/Folio 3148 / 91
Affiliate Record Type Household
Robert Falkner Head M 48 Scotland
Jean Falkner Wife F 34 Scotland
Elizabeth Falkner Daughter F 10 Prestwich, Lancashire
Jane Falkner Daughter F 8 Prestwich, Lancashire
Flora Falkner Daughter F 7 Prestwich, Lancashire
Agnes Falkner Daughter F 6 Prestwich, Lancashire
Robert Falkner Son M 2 Prestwich, Lancashire
Harriet Mcsean Visitor F 11 Bury, Lancashire
Ann Johnston Visitor F 39 Scotland
Elizabeth Johnson Servant F 28 Durham Sunderland,
Elizabeth Fogle Servant F 18 ..., Middlesex
Mary S Atkinson Servant F 44 Huddersfield, Yorkshire

MARRIAGE. 13 or 15 Jul 1875, Kensington, London, England

MARRIAGE. 13 or 15 Jul 1875, William (Anketell) Ancketill, son of Matthew John Anketell & Catherine Frances Anne (Ker) Anketell


Name William Anketill
Event Type Marriage
Registration Quarter Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration Year 1875
Registration District Kensington
County London
Event Place Kensington, London, England
Volume 1A, Page 21, Line Number 27
William Anketill probably married one of the following people
Name Jane Laing Falkner


(1) Olive Maud Stannus Ancketill, b. 28 Oct 1876, d. 6 Mar 1909, m (1). 24 Oct 1901, Reginald George Petre Wymer, son of Reginald Augustus Wymer & Mary Louisa Alberta (Elwon) Wymer, div, m (2). 1 Nov 1907, Michael Linning Henry Melville, son of Robert Melville & Agnes (Woodfall) Melville

DEATH. 1929, Epsom, Surrey, England

Death of Spouse: 1929

Name Jane L Ancketill
Event Type Death
Registration Quarter Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration Year 1929
Registration District Epsom
County Surrey
Event Place Epsom, Surrey, England
Age (available after 1866) 76
Birth Year (Estimated) 1853
Volume 2A, Page 54, Line Number 5

Death of Spouse: 3 Jul 1931, Ireland

BIRTH OF FATHER: 1 Apr 1813, Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland


Name Robert Falkner
Gender Male
Birth Date 01 Apr 1813
Birthplace Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Father's Name Andrew Falkner
Mother's Name Jane Laing

DEATH OF FATHER: Mar/Apr 1869, England

Burial: 7 Apr 1869 St Mary the Virgin, Prestwich, Lancashire, England

Robert Falkner - son of Andrew Falkner [& Jean/Jane Laing, daughter of James Laing]
Age: 56
Abode: Broughton
Notes: a + m [in margin]
Buried by: H. M. Birch, Rector
Register: Burials 1861 - 1872, Page 234, Entry 1867
Source: LDS Film 2356234
The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Prestwich, in the County of Lancashire:

PURSUANT to a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, made in a cause Elizabeth Kennedy Falkner, Jane Laing Falkner, Flora Falkner, and Agnes Riddick Falkner, spinsters and infants, and Robert Andrew Falkner, infants all, by William Bonnallie Gordon, plaintiffs, against John Lindsay Scott, William McLean, and Robert Falkner, defendants, the creditors of Robert Falkner, late of Broughton Park, Higher Broughton, in the county of Lancaster, and of the city of Manchester, Merchant and Draper, who died in or about the month of March, 1869, are, on or before the 15th day of April, 1875, to send by post, prepaid, to Mr. Alfred Grundy, of the firm of Messrs. T., A., and J. Grundy and Company, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, the Solicitors of the defendants, John Lindsay Scott, William McLean and Robert Falkner, the executors of the deceased, their Christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions, the full particulars of their claims, a statement of their accounts, and the nature of the securities (if any) held by them, or in default thereof they will be peremptorily excluded from the benefit of the said Decree. Every creditor holding any security is to produce the same before the Vice-Chancellor Sir Richard Melins, at his chambers, situated No. 3, Stene-buildings, Lincoln’s-inn, Middlesex, on Wednesday, the 21st day of April 1875, at twelve o’clock at noon, being the time appointed for adjudicating on the claims.—Dated this 2nd day of March, 1875. THE LONDON GAZETTE, MARCH 5, 1875, p 1502:


(1) Elizabeth Kennedy Falkner, b. abt. 1851, d. 1909, m. Alfred Edward Tysoe, son of ??
Death of Spouse: 1895
Name Alfred Edward Tysoe
Event Type Death
Registration Quarter Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration Year 1895
Registration District Altrincham
County Cheshire
Event Place Altrincham, Cheshire, England
Age (available after 1866) 45
Birth Year (Estimated) 1850
Volume 8A, Page 144, Line Number 327
Alfred Edward Tysoe grave monument in Brookland (part 6) , Sale, Cheshire, England
Alfred Edward Tysoe, d. 1895; Age: 45; DoB ~1850; first name on monument
Elizabeth Kennedy Tysoe, d. 1909; Age: 57; ~DoB: 1852; wife of Alfred Edward Tysoe
(2) Flora Falkner, b. abt. 1853, d. 24 Jan 1905, m. James Frank Howard Cartland
Flora Falkner Cartland
Birth: 1853, Lancashire, England
Death: Jan. 24, 1905, Worcestershire, England
Burial: Kings Norton, Saint Nicolas Churchyard, Birmingham, Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Death of Spouse: 16 Oct 1903
Burial of Spouse:
James Frank Howard Cartland
Birth: unknown
Death: Oct., 1903 [16 Oct 1903], Worcestershire, England
James Frank Howard Carter and Flora Falkner were married 1875, at Kensington, London.
Their son, Major James Bertram Falkner Cartland was born 1876, Kings Norton. James Bertram married Mary Hamilton Scobell. Their eldest child was Dame Mary Barbara H. Cartland, (aka Barbara Cartland), author.
Cartland, James Frank H, 51, King's N. 6c 270
Family links:
Spouse: Flora Falkner Cartland (1853 - 1905)
Burial: Kings Norton, Saint Nicolas Churchyard, Birmingham, Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England
(3) Agnes Riddick Falkner, b. abt. 1856, d. 1935, m. 27 Apr 1876, Dominick Downes McCausland, son of Dominick McCausland & ??
MARRIAGE. 27 Apr 1876
Name Dominick Downes Mc Causland
Spouse's Name Agnes Riddick Falkner
Event Date 27 Apr 1876
Event Place Kensington, Middlesex, England
Father's Name Dominick Mc Causland
Spouse's Father's Name Robert Falkner
DEATH. 1935
Name Agnes R Mccausland
Event Type Death
Registration Quarter Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration Year 1935
Registration District Portsmouth
County Hampshire
Event Place Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Age (available after 1866) 79
Birth Year (Estimated) 1856
Volume 2B, Page 534, Line Number 137
(4) Robert Andrew Falkner, b. abt. 1859, d. ??, m. ??


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