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Thomas Featherstone

Male 1784 - 1862  (78 years)


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  • Name Thomas Featherstone  [1
    Born 1784  Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 28 Dec 1784  Presbyterian Church, Ireshopeburn, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1841 Census 06 Jun 1841  High Rigg, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • lists Thomas and children John, Mary and Thomas, Thomas being a widower.
    1851 Census 03 Jun 1851  High Rigg, Stanhope Forest Quarter, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Lead ore Miner
    1861 Census 07 Apr 1861  High Rigg, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Landed Proprietor
    Reference Number 28468 
    Reference Number Mem 290 
    Died 08 Mar 1862  High Rigg, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 11 Mar 1862  St John's Chapel, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Will Aft 11 Mar 1862  Durham, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • "The will of Thomas Featherston late of High Rigg in the Forest Quarterof the parish of Stanhope in the county of Durham farmer deceased whodied 8 March 1862 at High Rigg aforesaid was proved at Durham by theoaths of John Featherston of High Rigg aforesaid lead miner and ThomasFeatherston of the same place the sons the executors under 300 pounds."
    Person ID I28468  Featherstone Main
    Last Modified 17 May 2017 

    Father John Featherstone,   b. Abt 1756, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1797, St John's Chapel Near, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Mother Margaret Emerson,   b. Abt 1755, St John's Chapel, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1807, St John's Chapel, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1781  St John's Chapel, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F9554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Keenlyside,   b. Abt 1790, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1838, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1823  Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Children 
     1. John Featherston,   b. 1823, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1891  (Age < 67 years)
     2. Margaret Featherstone,   b. 1824, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1825, High Rigg, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Thomas Featherstone,   b. 1829, Higg Rigg, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1829, Higg Rigg, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Mary Featherston,   b. Abt 1830, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Thomas Featherston,   b. Abt 1832, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F7817  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 8, High Rigg Stanhope
      Thomas Featherston Head aged 77 Widower Landed Proprietor StanhopeDurham
      Joseph Featherston Son in Law Marr aged 31 Lead Miner Stanhope Durham
      Mary Featherston Daur Marr aged 31 Stanhope Durham
      Henry Featherston Grandson aged 2 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. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.111}

    5. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290., Thomas and children John, Mary and Thomas. Thomas being a widower.
      1851 Census: Thomas Featherston Head, widower,67, living at High Riggwith son John 25, daughter Mary 21 and son Thomas 18. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.111}

    6. [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: 18
      Registration District: Weardale. Sub District: Saint John's
      Enumeration District: 1D. Ecclesiastical Parish: Heathery Cleugh
      Civil Parish: Stanhope Forest Quarter
      Address: High Rigg, Stanhope Forest Quarter, Co Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Thomas Head Widower M 67 1784 Lead Ore Miner StanhopeDurham
      FEATHERSTONE, John Son Unmarried M 28 1823 Lead Ore Miner StanhopeDurham
      FEATHERSTONE, Mary Daughter Unmarried F 21 1830 Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Thomas Son Unmarried M 18 1833 Lead Ore Miner StanhopeDurham.

    7. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290., 1861 Census: Thomas aged 77 living at High Rigg with son-in-law Joseph30, daughter Mary 30 and grandson Henry 2. Joseph was a son of Thomas'sister Mary Featherstone, so the couple were first cousins.

      1861 Census: Thomas Featherston, widower aged 77 living at High Riggwith son- in-law Joseph 31 and daughter Mary Featherston 31, son Henryaged 2 and servant Elizabeth Little aged 18. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.111}

    8. [S1861] 1861 Census England & Wales, UK Gov., (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2005;), 1861 Census
      RG number: RG09 Piece: 3723 Folio: 79 Page: 8
      Registration District: Weardale Sub District: 1 St John
      Enumeration District: 6. Ecclesiastical Parish: St Johns
      Civil Parish: Stanhope
      Address: High Rigg, Stanhope, Co Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Thomas Head Widower M 77 1784 Landed Proprietor StanhopeDurham
      FEATHERSTONE, Joseph Son In Law Married M 31 1830 Lead Miner StanhopeDurham
      FEATHERSTONE, Mary Daughter Married F 31 1830 Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Henry Grandson M 2 1859 Stanhope Durham
      LITTLE, Elizabeth Servant Unmarried F 18 1843 House Servant StanhopeDurham.

    9. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1111.}

    10. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 111..}

    11. [S958] Marriage Register Parish of Stanhope, (Period, -1837), Parish Records Collection - marriage
      Day: 23
      Month: Feb
      Year: 1822
      Groom forenames: Thomas
      Groom surname: Featherston
      Grooms parish:
      Groom other:
      Bride forenames: Jane
      Bride Surname: Keenliside
      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.