<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="65001"%> Deakin | Family History | Martha Elizabeth Deakin

Parents of
Martha Elizabeth DEAKIN:

Samuel Pownall DEAKIN

Siblings of
Martha Elizabeth DEAKIN:

William Robert DEAKIN
(1862 - 1943)
George Edward DEAKIN
(1864 - 1940)
Samuel Pownall DEAKIN
Sarah Ann DEAKIN
(1873 - 1960)
(1876 - 1956)
Harriet Eliza DEAKIN
(1878 - 1955)




Martha Elizabeth DEAKIN
(1866 - 1939)

Martha Elizabeth DEAKIN was the daugther of Samuel Pownall DEAKIN and Sarah Ann SIDEBOTTOM. Martha was born in 1866, Wigan, Lancashire.

In the 1881 Census, Martha is recorded as a 'Cotton Weaver', living at 13 Wignall Street, Wigan, with her mother, Sarah and her 7 brothers and sisters and also as a 'Cotton Weaver' in the 1891 Census living with her parents and brother and 4 sisters at 49 Corporation Street, Wigan.

Martha married John TAYLOR in 1891 in Wigan. Martha and John had the following children:

  1. Bessie Jane TAYLOR, b. 1893, Wigan[1]
  2. Georgina Deakin TAYLOR, b. 1896, Wigan[2]

John worked as a 'Traveller' (salesman) for W.R. Deakin Limited and in 1903, William, Martha and family were living at 227 Gidlow Lane, Wigan.

Martha died in 1939, aged 72 in Wigan (Standish)[3].


[1]: Source: Register of Births registered in January, February, March in 1893 in Wigan, Vol 8c page 69.
[2]: Source: Register of Births registered in July, August, September in 1896 in Wigan, Vol 8c page 31.
[3]: Source: Lancashire BMD.