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GREAT HARWOOD

THE BARON STORY

Most of the family came from the Great Harwood area - Saint Bartholomew's church

THE RED LINE

We start in the year 1586 with the birth of Edmond Baron who married an unknown lady (about the year 1607)
They had 2 children

 

Christopher (1) - born 1608
Thomas - born 1616

Christopher (1) married Elizabeth Tildsley in 1628
They had one son Robert (1) - born 1642 - died 1691

Robert (1) married his first wife about 1659-1660 - name unknown. They had 4 children

 

Thomas - 1659
Edward - 1662
Mary - 1663
John-1669

Robert (1) married his second wife Ceciley Howsworth in 1670 they had 5 children

 

Christopher (2) - 1672
Henry (1) - 1673
Alice - 1676
Roger - 1677
Margaret - 1681

Henry (1) married Alice Walkden in 1690 (she was only 12years old and he was 17years old at the time) they had 8 children

 

Alice - born 1697 died 1702
Elizabeth - 1699 - d 1699
Alice - 1702
Robert (2) - 1704 - d 1781
John - 1706 - d 1708
Henry (2) - 1708 - d 1755
Cecily - 1710 - d 1711
Mary - 1712 - d 1728

Robert (2) Married Alice Michel in 1735. They had 8 children

 

Henry (3) - 1736 - d 1779
John - 1738
Robert (3) - 1740 - d 1787
James - 1743
Alice - 1746
Susannah - 1749
William - 1752
Betty - 1755

Henry (3) married Grace Mercer in 1756. They had 9 children

 

Thomas - 1757
Alice - 1759
Robert (4) - 1761
Henry (4) - 1764 - d 1841
James - 1767
John - 1770
Mary - 1772
Jenny - 1775
Grace - 1778 - d 1778

John married Mary Walley 1790. They had 7 children

 

Joseph - 1790
Alice - 1792
Henry (5) - 1793
Jane - 1798
Mary - 1800
Robert - 1803
Adam - 1806

Henry (5) married Alice Mercer in 1822 (Alice born in1803). They had 14 children

 

Robert - born 1820 out of wedlock
Mary - 1822
Jane - 1823
Mannasseh - 1826
John - 1827
Smith - 1830
Henry - 1832
Adam and Thomas twins - 1833
Jonathon - 1834
Mary Alice - 1836
Adam (2) - 1838
William - 1841
Joseph - 1844
All born in Great Harwood

Manasseh, the writer's great/ great grand father, was married twice. First to Alice Crossley on 3/1/1852 at Ribchester, Lancashire (she is the mother of Mary Alice the writer's great/ grand mother) they had 5 children

 

Alice - 1852
Joseph - 1855
Anthony - 1856
Mary Alice - 1858
Elizabeth - 1860

Manasseh's second wife was Mary Ann Walley, they married at Ribchester in 1860 the same year his first wife died. They had 8 children

 

Sophia - 1864
William - 1867
Selina - 1869
Frances - 1871
Ester - 1873
Thomas - 1875
Sarah - 1878
Joseph - 1880

Mary Alice Baron married a Thomas Conner in 1881. She was the mother of William Henry Baron, the writers grandfather, who was born out of wedlock 1878 she also had a daughter called Agnes also born out of wedlock.

William Henry Baron married Margaret Butler in 1899 at St Judes, Preston. They had 14 children

 

Richard Henry - 1900
William - 1901(the writers father)
Thomas - 1903
Joseph - 1904
Francis - 1906
Mary (Anna Maria) - 1909
Agnes - 1911
Anthony - 1913
Edward Vincent - 1915
Lawrence and Louis twins - 1919
Gerard - 1921
Terrance - 1922
Mark-Kevin - 1926
All born in Preston, Lancashire

William, the writers father, married Emily Astley 1925. They had 4 children

 

William - 1929
Michael - 1936
Thomas Colin - 1939
Terrance1945
All born in Preston

William married Freda Brennan 1950. They had 2 children

 

Francis - born 1951
Christine - born 1953
All born in Preston Lancashire

Freda died in 1984 William remarried, to Eunice Wilson in 1989.

Francis married Patricia Cornwell then Married GaleTisdale in 1981 they had 3 children

 

Blanca - born1981
Kimberley - 1988
Kirsten - 1991
All born in Gunnedah N.S.W., Australia

 

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