<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="65001"%> Deakin | Family History| Sarah Ann Deakin Alstead

Parents of
Sarah Ann DEAKIN:

Samuel Pownall DEAKIN

Siblings of
Sarah Ann DEAKIN:

William Robert DEAKIN
(1862 - 1943)
George Edward DEAKIN
(1864 - 1940)
Martha Elizabeth DEAKIN
(1866 - 1939)
Samuel Pownall DEAKIN
(1869 - 1899)
(1871 - 1966)
(1876 - 1956)
Harriet Eliza DEAKIN
(1878- 1955)

William Robert Deakin and Mary Jane Hartley Deakin
William and Mary Deakin (seated right) with Muriel Sarah Deakin Alstead and her husband Leslie Robert Missen at Norton Hall[7]











Sarah Ann DEAKIN
(1873 - 1960)

Sarah Ann DEAKIN was the daughter of Samuel Pownall DEAKIN and Sarah Ann SIDEBOTTOM. Sarah was born in 1873, Wigan, Lancashire[1].

In the 1881 Census, Sarah is recorded as a 'Scholar', living at 13 Wignall Street, Wigan, with her mother, Sarah and her 7 brothers and sisters. In the 1891 Census, Sarah, aged 17, is recorded as living at 49 Corporation Street, Wigan, with her parents, brother and 4 sisters, occupation 'Jam Wrapper'.

Sarah married Robert ALSTEAD OBE (1873-1946)[2] in 1896 in Wigan[3] at Wigan Registry Office (or Registrar attended)[4]. Robert and Sarah had the following children[4]:

  1. Robert Farrington ALSTEAD, b. 1897, Pemberton, Lancashire[4], d. 1982
  2. George Deakin ALSTEAD, b. 1898, Pemberton[4], d. Nov 1988 (served with the Lancashire Fusiliers, appointed 2nd Lt. 26th June 1918).
  3. Charles Gordon ALSTEAD[*], b. 1902, Wigan[4], d. Jun 1987
  4. Donald Marsden ALSTEAD, b. 1903, Wigan[4], d.16 Dec 1959
  5. Stanley ALSTEAD CBE, MD, FRCP, FRCPED, FRCPGLAS, FRSE, b. 1905, Wigan[4], d. 1992 (for a biography click here and his obituary in the British Medical Journal click here)
  6. Muriel Sarah Deakin ALSTEAD, b. 1907, Wigan[4]
  7. William Alexander Norman ALSTEAD, b. 1914, Wigan[4], d. Aug 1992

Robert and Sarah (Deakin) Alstead
Photo of Robert and Sarah Alstead and family c1917[6].

Sarah died in 1960 aged 86[5].

Robert ALSTEAD was MP for Altrincham, Cheshire from 6th December 1923 to 29th October 1924. Robert died at Gathurst, near Wigan, on 9 September 1946, aged 72[2].

[1]: Source: Register of Births registered in July, August, September in 1873. Wigan, Vol 8c page 65.
[2]: Source: Wikipedia - Robert Alstead http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Alstead
[3]: Source: Register of Marriages registered in April, May, June in 1896. Wigan, Vol 8c page 151.
[4]: Source: Lancashire BMD.
[5]: Source: Register of Deaths registered in January, February, March in 1960. Ince, Vol 10c page 507.
[6]: Source: Wikipedi http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Alstead_family.jpg.
[7]: Image kindly supplied to me by Mr R Jaynes, Worcestershire.

[*]: A photo of Charles Alstead taken at Wigan Grammar School c. 1929 can be viewed on the WiganWorld website.