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Isabella (Jackson) Wright (1873 - 1940)

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Isabella Wright formerly Jackson
Born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdommap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 6 Jun 1895 in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
[children unknown]
Died in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
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Profile last modified 27 Jan 2020
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Biography

Isabella was born in 1873. She was the daughter of George Jackson and Margaret (Adams) Jackson. [1]

In 1881 the family are living in Oldham. Isabella's father is a Painter and her mother a Charwoman [2] By 1891 Isabella is 18 and working as a Servant in the Household of Sarah Jane Scott and family. [3]

On 6 June 1895 Isabella married Frederick Wright, age 22, Painter, [4] and by 1901 they have three children Frederick Owen 1895, Thomas 1898 and Nellie Doris 1900. They are now living in the Ardwick area of Manchester. [5] In 1911 they are living at Sidney Street, Chorlton on Medlock, Manchester and have another son Edward born 1902. Also Isabella's father George is living with them. [6]

1939 Register Living at Sidney Street. [7]

Isabella died on 23 December 1940, at 8 Livingstone Street during a bombing raid on Manchester. This was known as the Manchester Christmas Blitz. Air raids began in August 1940 but the heaviest were on the nights of 22/23 and 23/24 December 1940. Other family members also died in the raid. Over 600 people died in Manchester at this time. [8] [9]

Sources

  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XCS-XBW : 1 October 2014), Isabella Jackson, 1873; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q275-M4J4 : 13 December 2017), Isabella Jackson in household of George Jackson, Oldham, Lancashire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 76, Piece/Folio 4082/41, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,158.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QB46-RPZ : 6 May 2019), Bella Jackson in household of Sarah Jane Scott, Cheetham Hill St Mark, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Lancashire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  4. "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2C1-J4B6 : 23 July 2019), Frederick Wright and Isabella Jackson, 6 Jun 1895, Marriage; citing Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, Manchester Central Library, England; FHL microfilm .
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X92C-C7T : 21 May 2019), Isobel Wright in household of Frederick Wright, Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Ardwick subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWBG-7KV : 3 May 2019), Isabellar Wright in household of Fredrick Wright, Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  7. Ancestry.com. 1939 England and Wales Register [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2018. The National Archives; Kew, London, England; 1939 Register; Reference: RG 101/4473IAncestry uk Record 61596 #26529703
  8. Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Civilian War Dead in the United Kingdom, 1939–1945. 7 volumes. 1954-1957. London, United Kingdom: Peter Singlehurst.Ancestry.com. UK, WWII Civilian Deaths, 1939-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: 2013. Ancestry uk Record 5177 #50249
  9. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVC3-VGJZ : 4 September 2014), Isabella Wright, 1940; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Manchester, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
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