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William Seddon (1816)

William Seddon
Born in Eccleston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
Brother of and
Husband of — married 1845 in Prescot Register Office or Registrar Attended, Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 1 Oct 2018
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William Seddon was born in 1816 in Eccleston, Lancashire. He is the son of James Seddon and Esther Unknown.

By June 6th 1841, William was living with his parents James and Esther in Church Street, Westfield, Eccleston. He was a watchmaker.

William married Mary Fildes in 1845, in a registrar-attended ceremony in Prescot district.

Their daughter Hannah was born in about 1845 in St Helens.

By March 30th 1851, the family were living in Windle; William was a watch maker.

Mary died in 1855, aged 37.

By April 7th 1861, William and Hannah were living in Burrows Lane, Eccleston. William was a watch pinion maker.

Research Notes


1841: Church St, Westfield, Eccleston
  James Seddon, 62, W M, Y
  Ester do, 59, Y
  William do, 25, W M, Y
  Edmund do, 7, Y

In this area, W M is likely to mean watch maker.


  • 1841 census

Cheshire Street Eccleston Lancashire watch maker

  • "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 September 2019), William Seddon, Windle, Lancashire, England; citing Windle, Lancashire, England, p. 41, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  • "General Register Office: 1861 Census Returns database, FreeCEN ( : viewed 5 Nov 2021), William SEDDON, Burrow's Lane, Lancashire, England; from 1861 "England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images; citing The National Archives RG 9/2746, Folio 86, Page 29, Schedule 149, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

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