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Mary Tredwell (1817-1859)

Mary born in Hadzor in 1817 married Joseph Bourne (contractor). They had 11 children and as can be seen from places of birth this family too moved around the country before settling in Crab Tree House, Brindle, Lancs. where Joseph became a Cotton manufacturer. In the 1841 census Mary is in Woodland Place, Handsworth, Staffs with children Sarah and William and father Joseph is in Dodderhill, Droitwich with eldest son John. They are with Joseph`s brothers George, Thomas (Sophia`s first husband) etc. In 1851 they are in Boseley with Solomon 6, Elizabeth 4, Alfred 2 and Mary 11mths.  Mary died 1859 (funeral sermon held). In 1861 Joseph is in Brindle with his children and the same in 1871.  Joseph died in 1892. Mary Bourne died in Brindle in 1859 age 42. In 1881 Joseph is living in Crabtree House, Brindle and his occupation is retired master cotton spinner, son John age 44 is a cotton spinning master employing 320 people, also son Solomon age 37 and daughters Annie and Katie J. aged 28 and 23.  Mary gives us the only clue as to her father William`s origins in that on the family gravestone it reads  ‘fell asleep’ on 27.4.1892 aged 78 (Joseph); also ‘Beneath this tomb are deposited the remains of Mary Tredwell d. 17.10.1859 aged 42, the beloved wife of Joseph Bourne and second daughter of the late William Tredwell of Hanbury Worcs. Also their children ….. John d. 23.11.1886 aged 52; Francis John d. 10.7.1940 + Kate Josephine beloved wife of the above (Francis J) d. 9.2.1957 aged 99; Mary Sophia Bourne d. 20.7.1873 aged 23; Annie d. 8.8.1893 and Solomon Tredwell Bourne d. 16.11.1902.Lovingly remembered Ethel Madeline Emery 23.4.1942 ‘At Rest’. (Ethel was a long serving and devoted servant to the Bourne family at Town House, Brindle.)’ Copy of Funeral Sermon held. This family grave is in Brindle parish church of St James.  

Their children:

John (b. 1837 Odiham, Hants – d. 1886 Brindle) Cottonspinner, in 1841 with his father and uncles in Droitwich.  1851 he is at school in Whalley, Lancs with brother William and cousin Joseph. Unmarried.

Sarah (b.1839 Littleborough, Lancs) in 1841 with her mother in Handsworth. In 1861 she is at home in Brindle.  In 1863 she marries William Woods a brewer from Liverpool.  In 1871 they are living in Sefton Hall Cottages with children George Rothwell 6, Joseph Harold 4 and Mary Edith 2.  Sarah died in 1876 aged 37 (perhaps giving birth to Annie). In 1881 William is now in Litherland Park with children George, Mary and Annie (5).  In 1891 Annie (or Una?) is at school in Scarborough and William and the other children are still in Litherland Park. Son George is a cotton salesman and Joseph is a merchant`s clerk.  In 1901 it is just William and Una at the same address. George married Beatrice Mary Whitty in 1895 and they are living in Kirkby in 1901 and he is a Cotton Broker`s agent. I think there is a strong possibility that in 1905 they had a son George Rotherwell.  Joseph Harold married Margaret Esther Jones in 1893 and in 1901 they are living in Moor St. Ormskirk with sons William and Albert. Joseph is a General Merchant`s bookkeeper.

William Tredwell (b.1840 Adlington, Lancs) married Catherine Wood 1864 St Lukes, Cannock.  In 1871 he and Catherine are living at Town House, Brindle Lancs. and Williams is a Landowner and Master Cotton Spinner.  Their children William Percy 4, Mabel Catherine 3, and Harry 1 are with them.  In 1881 at the same address with Mabel and Harry. William Percy is at school in N. Meols, Lancs. In 1891 no trace but in 1901 William, Catherine and Mabel Catherine are in West Cliff, Blackpool. William Percy was a solicitor and in Southam, Warks.  1891 and 1901.  He married Ethel May Johnson in 1894 in Southam.  There is a birth for a William Percy Bourne in 1909 in Southam.  Harry married Mary ? Mary died 1916 in Preston aged 48.

Thomas (b.1843 Handsworth),

Solomon (b. 1844 Oundle, Northants d. 1902 Brindle) – whereabouts unknown in 1861.  In 1871 he is living at Crab Tree House and is a farmer. 1881, 1891 and 1901 still at the same address.

Elizabeth (b.1847 St. Nicholas, Droitwich) married William Butterworth in 1874.  Living at Crab Tree House except in 1871 when she is a visitor with the Butterworth family in Saddleworth, Yorkshire.  The Butterworths were calico printers.  In 1881 and 1891 William and Elizabeth are living in Barton Upon Irwell, Lancs. By 1901 Elizabeth is a widow and back living at Crab Tree House with her brother Solomon and sister Kate.

Alfred Tredwell (b. 1849 Boseley, Cheshire d. 1939 in Formby, Lancs.) married 1879 to Jane Annetta Dalton.  Alfred and Jane are living at Rosefield House, Brindle in 1881 and Alfred is a Cotton Mill Clerk. They have twin sons Alfred Douglas Bourne and Joseph Dalton Bourne aged 6. In 1891 at the same address and now also with 2 more sons Arthur Tertius and Cyril d’Alton aged 9 and 6. Alfred is now a manager.  In 1901 Alfred, Jane and Alfred Douglas are now living at no. 10 North Cliff St. Preston and Alfred snr. is a Cotton Spinner and manufacturer.  No particular knowledge about any of the children except for burials for Alfred`s wife Jane Annetta in 1939 aged 87 who was living at 30 Arundel Road,Lytham, Nr Blackpool. Also Arther Tertius burial 1967 aged 86 – he had been living at 22 Lincoln Ave, Cleveleys, Nr Blackpool.