Mitchell Family - a Memory of Widnes.
I do not have a memory to share, but hoping you may share some with me. I am researching my family tree and I had a lot of family members from Widnes.
My grandfather Timothy Mitchell - born Galway, Ireland 1866
In 1881 he lived on Back Lane, Cuerdley, with his brothers Thomas and John. The were all Farm Labourers.
In 1891, he was married to Ellen Brown from Widnes and lived on Walmsley St, Widnes. He was a Chemical Labourer.
In 1901, he still lived on Walmsley St, Widnes. His brother Thomas lived with his and they were both Chemical Labourers.
In 1911 he was a boarder in a house on Wellington St. His wife Ellen died in childbirth in 1907 - At this time he was a Furnace Man Labourer (Chemical). His 17 year old son Thomas was a Labourer, Alkali Works.
He lived there with is Children ...
Mary Frances Mitchell (born 1896 - died 1969) married George Glynn in 1919.
They had 3 sons, Peter, George and John Glynn.
As far as I know, there are still many Glynns in Widnes.
Thomas Mitchell (born 1894 - died 1940) married Ada Hunt in 1916.
They had 4 children, Timothy, Frances, Edward and Gertrude.
Timothy went to Australia, Edward died young, and Gertrude lived in South Africa. Frances married a William Catton in Widnes.
Ellen Mitchell (born 1900 - died ?) married Walter Monaghan in 1922.
She had 1 daughter I know of called Ellen Monaghan who married Francis Brassington (my Auntie Nellie)
Nicholas Mitchell (born 1904 - died 1993) married Francis Payton in Manchester (My Nan and Grandad)
They had 2 sons, John and Thomas Mitchell, in Manchester
John Mitchell (born 1907 - died 1975) in Widnes. Not sure if he married or had children.
I know this is a lot of information to take in, but the census stops in 1911 and I am curious to know if I have relatives/cousins still living in Widnes. Or I would love to hear if anyone from your group knew of any of my relatives and have any tales to tell.
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