John SAWYER

John SAWYER[1]

Male 1824 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name John SAWYER 
    Born 14 Sep 1824  Birkdale, North Meols, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 26 Sep 1824  St Cuthbert, Churchtown, North Meols, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • chr No 42 1824 September 26 John son of Jane Sawyer Birkdale Spinster

      Lancashire Record office Data base File - Birkdale.  Order of fillation and maintenance of bastard son of Thomas Barton of North Meols, weaver, and Jane Sawyer, singlewoman - ref. QSP/2843/56 - date 1824 2 Dec
      Whereas complain hath been made unto us, two of his Majesty's justices of the Peace and Quorum in and for the said County of Lancaster, residing next unto the Limits of the Parish Church of North Meols within the Parish of North Meols in the said County, by the Church-wardens and Overseers of the Poor of the Township of Birkdale in the Parish and County aforesaid, that Jane Sawyer Single Woman, hath lately been delivered of a male Bastard Child, in the said Township of Birkdale in the Parish and County aforesaid, which is yet living and chargeable to the said Township of Birkdale And whereas the said Jane Sawyer this Day came voluntarily of her own free will and accord before us, and then and there upon her Examination upon Oath did declare, that she the said Jane Sawyer was upon the fourteenth Day of September last past delivered of a male Bastard Child, in the said Township of Birkdale in the said Parish and County; which said Child is now living in, and heretofore hath been and still is chargeable to the said Township of Birkdale and likely so to continue, and that Thomas Barton of North Meols in the said County weaver did beget the said Bastard on her Body, and is the Father of the same,  And whereas the said Thomas Barton hath been duly summoned to appear before us the said Justices, to the end that upon the Examination of the Cause and Circumstances of the Premises, we might take such Order as to right doth appertain; and hath not appeared before us nor shewed any sufficient Cause why he should not be adjudged the reputed Father of the said Bastard Child,
      We therefore the said Justices upon due Examination and Consideration of the Premises, as well upon the Oath of the said Jane Sawyer as otherwise  do hereby declare and adjudge that the said Child was born a Bastard upon the Body of the said Jane Sawyer in the said Township of Birkdale in the Parish and County aforesaid, and is now living in, and heretofore hath been and still is chargeable to the said Township of Birkdale and that the said Thomas Barton is the Father of the said Bastard Child.  Thereupon we order as well for the better Relief of the said Township of Birkdale as for the Sustentation and Relief of the said Bastard Child, that the said Thomas Barton shall and do forthwith upon the Notice of this, our order, pay or cause to be paid unto the Church-wardens and Overseers of the Poor of the said Township of Birkdale or to some one of them, the sum of Two pounds seven shilling and three Pence for and towards the charges and expences incident to the Birth of the said Bastard Child, and the Maintenance of the said Bastard Child, from the Time of the Birth, to the Time of making this, or Order, the further ____ for and towards the Costs of apprehending and securing the said Thomas Barton and the sum of sum of Seventeen shillings and six pence for and towards the Costs of this Order of Filiation; such Charges, Expences, Costs, and Sums of Money respectively having been duly ascertained on Oath, before us the said Justices to be reasonable.  And we do likewise hereby further Order that the said Thomas Barton shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the Church-wardens and Overseers of the Poor of the said Township  of Birkdale or to some one of them, for the time being, the Sum of one Shilling and six pence, Weekly and every Week from this present Time, for and towards the Keeping, Sustenance, and Maintenance of the said Bastard Child, for and during so long Time as the same shall be chargeable to the said Township of North Meols And we do hereby further order that the said Jane Sawyer shall likewise well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the Church-wardens and Overseers of the Poor of the said Township of North Meols or to some one of them for the Time being, the Sum of One shilling and six pence, Weekly and every Week from henceforth, so long as the said Bastard Child shall be chargeable to the said Township of North Meols
      GIVEN under our Hands and Seals at Ormskirk in the County of Lancaster, this second Day of  December in the fifth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the fourth, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and in the Year of our Lord one Thousand eight Hundred and twenty four
      G Ford
      Geo. Holden
      Served 3 January 1825
      Sworn to by Miles Blundell
      Wareing and sons
      howard 1146

      Marriage 1853 Marriage solemnized in the Parish Church in the Parish of North Meols in the County of Lancaster No. 377 January 1st
      John Sawyer age 27 Bachelor Labourer Southport father Thomas Barton gardener
      Alice Bradshaw 27 Spinster Mat maker Southport father Thomas Bradshaw Labourer
      Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church (after Banns) by me...
      This Marriage was solemnized between us John Sawyer (the mark x) Alice Bradshaw
      in the presence of us Mary Anne Elizabeth Watsnough the markx of Richard Spencer

      British census 1841 Birkdale ED 5 Hills Side
      James Rimmer age male 40 Farmer born in county
      Jane Rimmer female 35 born in county
      Mary Rimmer female 12 born in county
      Jane Rimmer female 11 born in county
      Ellen Rimmer female 9 born in county
      Priscilla Rimmer female 6 born in county
      Elizabeth Rimmer female 5 born in county
      Ann Rimmer female 3 born in county
      Alice Rimmer female 1 born in county
      John Rimmer male 15 born in county
      next house
      Mary Rimmer female age 75 Independent born in county
      I think John Rimmer may be Jane Sawyer's base born child John Sawyer who would be about 15.  JLCO

      Census March 30 1851 Ormskirk HO 107/2196 Birkdale ED 3
      James Rimmer head 50 Farmer Birkdale
      Jane Rimmer wife 46 Birkdale
      John Rimmer son 26 Farm Worker Birkdale
      Priscilla Rimmer daughter 18 Table Mat Maker Birkdale
      Ann Rimmer daughter 12 Table Mat Maker Birkdale
      Alice Rimmer daughter 11 Table Mat Maker Birkdale
      Harriet Rimmer daughter 8 Table Mat Maker Birkdale
      Rosetta Rimmer daughter 6 Table Mat Maker Birkdale
      I think John Rimmer son age 26 is the base born child of Jane Sawyer JLCO

      1861 census North Meols Southport Manchester Road page 117/45,46
      John Sawyer Head married 36 Labourer Lancashire Birkdale
      Alice Sawyer Wife married female 36 Lancashire Ormskirk
      Richard Bradshaw step/son 19 cleshire solicitors office Lancashire Birkdale
      James Sawyer son male 7 Scholar Lancashire Southport
      Alice Gorstige unmarried Washerwoman Lancashire Southport

      John and Alice Sawyer nee Bradshaw 2nd April 1871, North Meols Census, District 11, page 12
      North Meols, Southport Holy Trinity
      John Sawyer head married male 45 Labourer Lancashire Birkdale
      Alice Sawyer wife married female 45 Housekeeper Lancashire Birkdale
      Richard Sawyer Son unmarried male 22 Clerk Lancashire Birkdale
      James Sawyer Son unmarried male 18 Clerk Lancashire Southport [2, 3, 4, 5]
    Person ID I38638  Sampson Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2013 

    Father Thomas BARTON,   c. 19 Oct 1800, St Cuthbert, Churchtown, North Meols, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jane SAWYER,   c. 18 Nov 1804, St Cuthbert, Churchtown, North Meols, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F41205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice BRADSHAW,   c. 18 Sep 1825, St Cuthbert, Churchtown, North Meols, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1 Jan 1853  St Cuthbert, Churchtown, North Meols, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard SAWYER
     2. James SAWYER
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F41206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsChristened - 26 Sep 1824 - St Cuthbert, Churchtown, North Meols, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1853 - St Cuthbert, Churchtown, North Meols, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2271] Worldconnect gedcom, compiled by Joyce Otterstrom [(E-ADDRESS) FOR PRIVATE USE\,].

    2. [S3565] Bishop's Transcripts,, Church of England. Chapelry of Christchurch (Southport), (Location: Lancashire Record Office, Preston File Num: 1068944).

    3. [S1126] Parish registers for North Meols 1594-1921, Church of England. Parish Church of North Meols (Lancashire), (File Num: 1796145-1796146 Location: family history library), page 189 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S2259] Census returns for North Meols, 1841, Great Britain. Census Office, (Location: Family history library), page 6 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S3516] 1851 Census Returns, 372/106 (Reliability: 3).