Matthew EMMERSON

Male 1806 - 1872  (65 years)    Has 18 ancestors and 151 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Matthew EMMERSON 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 6 Dec 1806  Birtley, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Birthplace shown as Birtley, Durham, in 1851 and 1871 censuses but in Lamesley in 1861.
    Baptised 1 Mar 1807  St. Mary and St. Cuthbert’s Church, Chester-Le-Street, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence From 1829 to 1831  Denton Burn, Newburn, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • At the time of the baptisms of children Barbara and Thomas
    Residence From 1834 to 1840  Benwell, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • At the time of baptisms of children Jane (1834) to Margaret (1840).
    Occupation From 1837 to 1871 
    Coal miner 
    • Described as pitman (1837); collier (1841); miner (1851); coalminer (1861,1871)
    Died 28 Oct 1872  Washington, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cause of death: exhaustion, having had bronchitis for 5 days
      The death was registered by Thomas Hall, in attendance.

      GRO ref: 10a 297
    Death certificate for Matthew Emmerson
    Death certificate for Matthew Emmerson
    Notes 
    • Living at Benwell Colliery in 1837 when dau Dorothy was bapt, Benwell a pitman when Elizabeth bapt; collier living at Benwell Colliery when dau Margaret bapt in 1840
      living at Benwell Old Engine (1841) with wife & (oldest) 6 children; address given as "Benwell Township" when son Robert born;
      at Walker, abode Washington Row (1847 - when son Thomas bapt); Long Benton (1851) with wife & 5 children (Eliza to Mary) (adjacent entry in the records to bro Stephen);
      with wife("K") and 3 children ("R"obert, T and "M"ary) also a g'son "M" (age3, b Washington) in 1861in Washington Row, Washington ("T" - age 14, b Washington, coalminer);
      living with bro Thomas & his family in Kibblesworth, Lamesley (1871)

      Made his mark on his son Robert's birth cert.
    Person ID I1420  Teresa's tree | Teresa's direct ancestor, Descendants of Henry Bailey and Dorothy nee Robinson
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2019 

    Father Matthew EMMERSON,   b. Abt 1778, Tanfield, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1821 and 1841  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Mother Eleanor GILCHRIST,   b. Abt 1782, South Shields, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1851  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1800  St. Hilda’s Church, South Shields, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • (On FamilySearch, but I think I've seen the PR entry - need to check through my old notes and if so add the details)
    Children 8 children 
    Family ID F1994    |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine BROWN,   b. 28 Sep 1809, Blyth, Earsdon, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1866, Old Row, Washington, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 23 May 1829  St. John’s Church, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Married by N A Dodd, curate, Matthew and Catherine both made their mark, both otp. Witnesses were John Wilkinson and Henry Cockburn. By banns, no consent filled in (presumably implies both were of age) Have seen the register entry (m.film at Ashington) - no father's names or other info given.
    Children 12 children 
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F1114    |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Dec 1806 - Birtley, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Barbara EMMERSON - Abt 1828 - Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - From 1829 to 1831 - Denton Burn, Newburn, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Thomas EMMERSON - Abt 1829 - Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1829 - St. John’s Church, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Jane EMMERSON - Abt 1833 - Benwell, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Robert EMMERSON - 18 Aug 1833 - St. Michael and All Angels Church, Newburn, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - From 1834 to 1840 - Benwell, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Dorothy Emma EMMERSON - Abt 1836 - Benwell, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Margaret EMMERSON - Abt 1837 - Benwell, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elizabeth EMMERSON - Dec Q 1839 - Benwell, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Robert EMMERSON - 28 Jan 1842 - Benwell, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Thomasina EMMERSON - Dec Q 1845 - Oxclose, Washington, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Thomas EMMERSON - Sep Q 1847 - Oxclose, Washington, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mary EMMERSON - Mar Q 1850 - Pelton Fell, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Oct 1872 - Washington, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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