Saturday, 18 July 2015

Elizabeth Bucknall  Cotton Winder of Stockport Road, Manchester

Elizabeth Bucknall married shortly after signing the petition, but also a year after she had her first child with William Henry Dunmore.  She was to deliver their second child a week or so after their marriage and her signature.  At the baptism of her first child in church she was 'Elizabeth Dunmore' but when she signed the Petition she used her legal an unmarried woman.   
Born in 1839, the daughter of James Bucknall, a labourer, in 1841 she was living in Ormond Street, Manchester. By 1861 the family were living in [Gt?] Chatham Street, and James was working as a porter, her mother Ann as a dressmaker, her elder sister Ann as a maker of paper bags, and Elizabeth herself as a cotton winder. In June 1865 William Henry and ‘Elizabeth Dugmore’ had son John baptised, In the second quarter of 1866, shortly after signing the Petition, Elizabeth married William Henry Dugmore.  Their daughter Maud Victoria was born on 12th June, 1866 and baptised in October 1866.,. William was baptised in 1868, and Tom in 1869.   By 1871 she was living in Clowes Street with her husband William Henry Dugmore, and Jhn, aged 7, Maud Victoria, aged 5 and Tom aged 2. William was a coachman, and later a cabbie. 
1861 Census Registration distric tChorlton  Sub-registration district Chorlton upon Medlock ED, institution, or vessel: 32 Household schedule number77 Piece: 2882 Folio: 102 Page Number: 13

Maude Victoria Christening Name: Maud Victoria Dugmore Birth Date: 12 Jun 1866 Baptism Date: 14 Oct 1866 Parish: Ardwick, St Thomas Father's name: William Henry Dugmore Mother's name: Elizabeth Dugmore Reference Number: GB127.M273/1/2/3 Ancestry