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John Featherston

Male 1818 - 1878  (60 years)


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  • Name John Featherston  [1
    Born 1818  Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 09 Sep 1818  St John's Chapel, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    1841 Census 06 Jun 1841  Middle Rigg, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • miner aged 45,
    • Role: Witness
    1851 Census 30 Mar 1851  64 Middle Rigg, Stanhope Forest Quarter, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Lead Ore Miner
    1861 Census 07 Apr 1861  Middle Rigg, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • John Featherston HoH aged 42 a Lead Miner, Farmer of 28 acres and LocalMethodist Preacher
    1871 Census 02 Apr 1871  Middle Rigg, Weardale, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    • Lead Miner and Landowner
    Reference Number 28395 
    Reference Number Mem 290 
    Died 09 May 1878  Middle Rigg, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Will 09 May 1898  Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • "The will of John Featherstone late of Middle Rigg in the Parish ofStanhope in the county of Durham who died 9 May 1878 at Middle Rigg wasproved at Durham by Henry Featherstone of Hill End in Stanhope leadminer and John Heatherington of Middle Rigg blacksmith the executors 200pounds."
    Person ID I28395  Featherstone Main
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2018 

    Father Henry Featherston,   b. Bef 02 Jan 1790, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1847, Middle Rigg, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years) 
    Mother Mary Featherstone,   b. Bef 22 Jan 1796, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1840, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Married 16 May 1818  St John's Chapel, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Married Bef 1826  [13
    Family ID F5433  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane Race,   c. 24 Nov 1823, High House Forest Quarter-Wesleyan Methodist, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jun 1858, Middle Rigg, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1844  Chapel Of Heathery Cleugh, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • witnesses to marriage: Ralph Featherston and Sarah Race (mother ofJane?)
    Children 
     1. Mary Featherston,   b. Abt 1846
     2. Henry Featherston,   b. 1847, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jane Featherston,   b. Dec 1848, 24.383, Weardale, DUR, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1881, 10a.121, Weardale, DUR, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
     4. Sarah Featherston,   b. 1850, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Margaret Featherston,   b. 1852, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John Joseph Featherston,   b. Abt 1855, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914, Drouin, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
     7. Phoebe Featherston,   b. Abt 1858
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F4213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Featherston,   b. 1838, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 01 Sep 1860  Heathery Cleugh Chapelry, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • date 1 Sep 1860, John Featherston widower, full age, miner, of MiddleRigg, father Henry Featherston, miner, to Mary Featherston, spinster,full age, of Middle Rigg, father Joseph Featherston, miner. Witnessesto marriage: Jane Greville, Isaac Peart.
    Children 
     1. Jane Ann Featherston,   b. 1861, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F4511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.1..}

    2. [S1861] 1861 Census England & Wales, UK Gov., (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2005;), RG09/3723 F79 Page 7,Middle Rigg Stanhope
      John Featherston Head Marr aged 42 Lead Miner & Farmer of 28 acres.Local Methodist Preacher Stanhope Durham
      Mary Featherston Wife Marr aged 23 Stanhope Durham
      Mary Featherston Daur aged 15 Stanhope Durham
      Henry Featherston Son aged 13 Lead Miner Stanhope Durham
      Sarah Featherston Daur aged 11 Scholar Stanhope Durham
      Margaret Featherston Daur aged 9 Stanhope Durham
      Phebe Featherston Daur aged 2 Stanhope Durham
      Jane A Featherston Daur 3 weeks Stanhope Durham.

    3. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.11.}

    4. [S957] Baptism Register Parish of St John's Chapel, (Period, -1837), Parish Records Collection - baptism
      Day: 9
      Month: Sep
      Year: 1818
      Forenames: John
      Surname: Featherston
      Fathers Forenames: Henry
      Occupation:
      Mothers Forenames: Mary
      Mothers Surname: Featherston
      Birth day:
      Birth month:
      Birth year:
      Abode:
      Place: St Johns Chapel
      Description:
      County: Durham
      Country: England
      Checked:
      Other info:
      Other Father:
      Other Mother:
      Notes:
      Record source: Northumberland and Durham Baptisms
      Data provider: Northumberland & Durham Family History Society.

    5. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290.

    6. [S1841] 1841 Census England & Wales, (2008), 1841 Census
      RG number: HO107 Piece: 308 Book/Folio: 10/48 Page: 4
      Registration District: Weardale. Sub District: St John
      Civil Parish: Stanhope
      Address: Middle Rigg, , Stanhope, Forest Quarter, Co Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Henry M 45 1796 Lead Miner Durham
      FEATHERSTON, John M 20 1821 Lead Miner Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Ralph M 15 1826 App. Joiner Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Joseph M 11 1830 Durham
      FEATHERSTON, William M 9 1832 Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Emerson M 6 1835 Durham
      LEE, Margaret F 25 1816 Servant Durham.

    7. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.111}

    8. [S1851] 1851 Census England & Wales, UK Gov., (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com OperationsInc,2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851.Kew,Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): PublicRecordOffice (PRO), 1851. Data imaged from the National A;), 1851 Census
      RG number: HO107 Piece: 2388 Folio: 68 Page: 19
      Registration District: Weardale. Sub District: Saint John's
      Enumeration District: 1D. Ecclesiastical Parish: Heathery Cleugh
      Civil Parish: Stanhope Forest Quarter
      Address: Middle Rigg, Stanhope Forest Quarter, Co Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, John Head Married M 32 1819 Lead Ore Miner Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Jane Wife Married F 27 1824 Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Mary Daughter F 6 1845 Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Henry Son M 3 1848 Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Sarah Daughter F 1 1850 Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Joseph Brother Unmarried M 21 1830 Lead Ore Miner StanhopeDurham
      FEATHERSTONE, W Henry Brother Unmarried M 19 1832 Lead Ore MinerStanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Emerson Brother M 15 1836 Lead Ore Miner Stanhope Durham
      PEART, Esther Servant Unmarried F 20 1831 Dom General Servant StanhopeDurham.

    9. [S1871] 1871 Census England & Wales, (2009), 1871 Census
      RG number: RG10 Piece: 4949 Folio: 6 Page: 6
      Registration District: Weardale. Sub District: St John
      Enumeration District: 6. Civil Parish: Stanhope
      Address: Middle,Rigg, Stanhope, Co Durham
      FEATHERSTON, John Head M 52 1819 Lead Miner, Landowner Stanhope CountyDurham
      FEATHERSTON, Mary Wife F 33 1838 Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Henry Son M 23 1848 Lead Miner, Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Sarah Daughter F 21 1850 Dress Maker, Stanhope CountyDurham
      FEATHERSTON, Margaret Daughter F 18 1853 Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, John J Son M 15 1856 Scholar, Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Phebe Daughter F 12 1859 Scholar, Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Jane A Daughter F 10 1861 Scholar, Stanhope County Durham.

    10. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290. (Reliability: 2).
      {TMG Surety 2.222}

    11. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290., Parish Records Collection - marriage
      Day: 16
      Month: May
      Year: 1818
      Groom forenames: Henry
      Groom surname: Featherston
      Grooms parish:
      Groom other:
      Bride forenames: Mary
      Bride Surname: Featherston
      Brides parish:
      Bride other:
      Place:
      Description: Stanhope
      County: Durham
      Checked: N
      Origin:
      Record source: Northumberland and Durham Marriages
      Data provider: Northumberland & Durham Family History Society (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1111.}

    12. [S1355] E mail fom Judith Rogers, Monica Taylor, (Period, 1999), Henry Featherstone, bap.2,January 1790, at St.Johns Chapel son of Ralphand Margaret Featherstone of Heathery Cleugh. Henry Featherston marriedMary Featherston on 16 May 1818, at Stanhope, both of this parish, bylicence, by G. Langhorn Curate. Witnesses
      were William Renwick and Lowinger HalI
      (8) Margaret Eeatherstone, c. 24 September 1,79L, at St. ,John,s
      daughter of Ralph and
      Margaret Featherstone of Heathery cleugh. Margaret Featherston
      Kell-et married on
      2 December 1809 at Stanhope, both of this parish, by banns, by
      T,anghorn, Curate.
      Wi-tnesses were Alexander Featherston and ,fohn Featherston
      2. f have a microfiche of Memorial Inscriptions from 5t. ,fohns Chapeland
      found one that might relate to the above;
      3. on another rulcrofi-che, this time a listing of I'South Durham PolIBook
      1868", I looked to see if I could find any lllilliam Featherstones.There we.re only three and one was listed under the Bishop Aucklanddj-strict which i-s very near Lo south Church. The only otherinformation the"r ffisEgives
      is the abode and his or""
      -.
      The other two Williams were both in the St-*Iohns Chapel District. Onelived
      at rlalhiteslones t the other at I HawkweLlhead'
      )From the information already ha
      abl-e to et
      .John's Chapel, son of
      and Mary Eeatherston
      Langhorn,
      ChapeI,
      and .Tohn
      George.
      E mail message from Judith Rogers to Terence Featherstone regardingsearch for Terence's Family Line.; E mail message from Judith Rogers toTerence Featherstone regarding search for Terence's Family Line.

    13. [S445] Baptisms Heatherycleugh, (2010), Extracted by Weardale Museum from Parish records of Heatherycleugh
      Baptism 30 Sep 1826 Margaret Featherston, father Henry, mother Mary ofMiddlerigg a miner.

    14. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 11111}