Norman Jackson (1906-2001)

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caution !! ... this is an initial draft of a story about our great grandfather ... there are many omissions and inaccuracies ... but it is only a 'story' to pass on to our great grandchildren ... perhaps they will correct all the errors ... ? 

 

NB I only keep these notes on my website so I don't lose them ! 

 

rowingNorman Cyril Jackson contributed some mean genes to our story ...  he inspired Colin, Carole, Howard, Andrew and Sally into an alternative to ball playing ...

Annie Mary Rangitiki Howarth (1877-1956) & John William Thorpe (1877-1928) produced a remarkable young lady with impeccable taste ...  Alice Thorpe (1909-2007) born 1 Dec 1909, baptised 12 Jan 1910, married Norman Cyril Jackson (1906-2001) a motorcyclist and lifelong oarsman and aficionado of rowing.

Their three children introduced some auspicious waves into the mix through Colin Norman, Carole Margaret & Valerie Helen.

Norman Cyril Jackson (1906-2001)  Son of William Lewis Jackson (1866-) Letter Sorter & Ada Louisa Rogers (1870-), baptised 30 January 1907 Rushulme, Manchester ...

So what of this Norman Jackson Tribe ? ...

Martha's GraveJohn Jackson snr (-) married Martha Goodall (1716-85)
Martha was buried in St Michael's Churchyard, Shirley, Derbyshire - her grave MI -

In Memory of Martha Jackson, wife of John Jackson snr, she died March 28th 1785 aged 69 years

Humphrey Jackson (1754-) Son of John & Martha, baptised 15 January 1754 Shirley, Derbyshire ...
married Ann Peal (-) 4 November 1872
died 17 November 1825 Shirley

Joseph Jackson (1786-) - Great Granddad -
married Ann Wibberley (1793-) 8 Oct 1814 ... witnesses John & Alice Wibberley ...

Joseph & Ann's children -
1 - Samuel Edward Jackson (1828-91) born 30 June 1828, baptised 5 October 1828 Shirley, Derbyshire ...
married Maria Amelia Griffths (1826-1912) 3 April 1858 Chorlton ... grave in Greytown New Zealand ...

Samuel Edward & Maria Amelia had a daughter Mary Mortimer Jackson (1867-1940) born  8 Mar 1867 Greytown, South Wairarapa District, Wellington, New Zealand
died 5 Jul 1940 aged 73 Masterton District, Wellington, New Zealand, buried Archer Street Cemetery   
married Charles Hawke (1859-1943) 1886 ... their children, born in Greytown -
1 - Edward John Hawke (1887-1918) died in Martinborough
2 - Charles Joseph Hawke (1889-1917) killed at Passchendale
3 - Ethel Amelia Hawke (1891-92) died 10 months old in Greytown
4 - Horace Hawke (1894-1939) died aged 45
5 - Elsie Mortimore Hawke (1897-1986) died in Masterton
6 - Hilda Mary Hawke (1900-01) died aged 9 months
7 - Olive Cecilia Griffiths Hawke (1902-68) married Leslie Faithful Henry (-), died in Masterton
8 - Kathleen Maude Hawke (1904-37) married Victor Hansen (-) in Mauriceville, died in childbirth
9 - Walter Oswald Hawke (1909-61) died in Lower Hutt
10 - Evelyn Mable Hawke (1912- ) married Reginald Malton 1936
Mary Mortimore died 5 July 1940 aged 73 ... grave in Greytown ...
Chales Hawke died 25 May 1943 aged 84 ... grave in Greytown ... 

Samuel Edward died 11 October 1891 Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand ... 'Vetinary Surgeon' ... 

Maria Amelia died 31 August 1912 aged 86  

2 - Joseph Wibberley Jackson (1831-)

3 - Maria Jackson (1838-) baptised 19 August 1838 Shirley

Joseph Wibberley Jackson (1831-73) - Granddad - Son of Joseph & Ann, baptised 6 Oct 1833 Shirley
married Elizabeth Smith (1834-) 28 Dec 1853, 20 year old Spinster from Ormaston, Ashbourne, Derby ... Elizabeth was working at Ormaston Manor ! ... father Joseph Jackson a gardener, father William Smith a farmer  
Elizabeth's children -
1 - Frederick John Jackson (1854-) baptised 9 Dec 1854, Ashbourne, married Emily Gill (1855-) 1 August 1878 Weslian Chapel, Oxford Road, Chorlton aged 23 ... father Joseph Jackson (-) Gardener, father Thomas Gill (-) Coachman ... died 3 August 1920 ... probate ...
2 - Fanny Elizabeth Wibberley Jackson (1857-) baptised Chorlton, married William King (1850-) 18 January 1875 All Saints, Derby
3 - Richard Joseph Jackson (1859-) baptised Chorlton, married Elizabeth Baldwin (1859-) April 1881 ... 1911 census - tells all ... Richard Joseph & Elizabeth's children -   
married Rachel Lewis (1837-) 3 Aug 1863, 26 year old Spinster, both of 62 Pickford Street, Hulme ... Joseph 32 year old Widower Gardener from Hulme ... father Joseph Jackson Farmer, father Thomas Lewis Gamekeeper from Chepstow !
Rachel's children -
1 - Anne Rachel Jackson (1865-)
2 - William Lewis Jackson (1866-)
3 - Louisa Emma Jackson (1869-)
4 - Florence Scaife Jackson (1882-)         married Alfred Elleway (-)
died June 1873 Chorlton-cum-Hardy, aged only 42 ... Shirley to Chorlton-cum-Hardy 50 miles, 1 /2 miles to Hulme / Rushole / Mosside / Stretford ... same ball park ... looks like William & Elizabeth moved to Manchester after Frederick John was born and before Fanny Elizabeth & Richard Joseph were born ...

William LewisWilliam Lewis Jackson (1866-) - Dad - Son of Joseph Jackson (1831-73) & Rachel Lewis (1837-) baptised 28 January 1866 Chorlton
married Ada Louise Rogers (1870-) 14 Aug 1892 St Stephen's, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester ... William Postal Clerk aged 26, father Joseph Jackson (1831-73) Gardener, Ada Spinster aged 22, father Edward Rogers (-) Blacksmith ... witnesses Charles Edward Rogers and Sara Ellen Bacon ...

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William & Ada Louise had three children -

William Arthur Jackson (1894-1916) was Norman's elder brother died in action

Here's Willie ... and the debt we owe to him from the Somme ...

'My brother Bill 18 years old - William Arthur Jackson killed at Trones Wood, Somme 10th July 1916 buried at High Wood, Longueval' - Auntie Nora (Curtis)

and just a few newspaper words ...

Nora Louisa Jackson (-) ... married Curtis (-)

Norman Cyril (1906-2001)

Nora and mum Ada Louise made a pretty picture.

Here are the William Lewis Tribe ... who were they all?

 One ... priceless picture ... of Rachel, Annie and Flossie?

The 1841 census found Joseph (1831-) Son of Joseph (1791-) Agricultural Labourer and Ann Wibberley (1793-) 8 Oct 1814 in with children Samuel (1829-), Joseph (1831-) and Maria (1838-).

The 1871 census found the Jackson family at Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester - Joseph (1831-) from Shirley, Derbyshire, Gardener, Rachel (1837-) from Chepstow, and children Frederick John (1855-), Fanny Elizabeth (1857-), both born in Ashbourne, Richard Joseph (1859-), Ann Rachel (1865-), William Lewis (1866-), Louisa Emma (1869-), Florence Skaife Jackson (1870-) and Ann Skaife (1831-) from Yorkshire, a 'lodger'?

In the 1881 census Rachel (1840-) in Greenhill Street Chorlton, now a Widow was living with Annie (1865-), William (1866-) Commercial Clerk, Louisa (1869-) and Florence (1870-)

In the 1891 census Rachel (-) still in Greenhill Street Chorlton with Annie (1865-) William (1866-) Post Office Clerk, and Florence (1870-)

1901 census William Lewis (1866-) was in Ardwick married to Ada Louisa (1870-) with William Arthur (1894-)

In the 1911 census the family were at 194 Claremont Road, MossSide, Manchester. Children William Arthur (1894-), Nora Louisa (1901-) and Norman (1906-). William Lewis was a Post Office Overseer. 

Here they were in the 1911 census at 6 Ivan Street, Burnley !!




 

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