Fords of Katandra

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          Martha BATE         

Spouse of John FORD
Sister of Eliza FORD (nee BATE)


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St Batholomew's Church
Wilmslow, Cheshire



John & Martha FORD
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Edward 1850-1860
Arthur 1853-1914
Margaret 1857-1940
Mary 1858-1943
Harriott 1860-1860
Annie 1862-yyyy
Francis Harry 1865-yyyy
Charles 1866-1872
Walter 1869-1948
NAME Martha FORD (nee BATE)
BAPTISM DATE 24 July 1827
BIRTH PLACE Bunbury, Cheshire, England
SIBLINGS         William 1823-yyyy
Elizabeth (MEREDITH) 1825-yyyy
Eliza (FORD) 1830-1903
John 1836-yyyy
Harriet 1839-yyyy
Maria 1842-yyyy
EDUCATION Name of School
OCCUPATION Occupations
MARRIAGE DATE 12 October 1848
MARRIAGE PLACE Hope, Flintshire
DEATH DATE 00 July 1881
DEATH PLACE Wilmslow, Cheshire England
BURIAL DATE 22 July 1881
BURIAL PLACE St Batholomew's Cemetery
Grave D.j 21
Wilmslow, Cheshire
CAUSE OF DEATH info from death cert
KNOWN RESIDENCES Tattenhall, Cheshire 1841
Hough Lane, Bollin Fee, Cheshire 1851-1871
Wilmslow Road,
Bollin Fee, Cheshire

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 j ford jnr sawing wood


Family Memories

In the 1841 Census Martha can be found living with her parents, John & Eliza Bate at Tattenhall, Cheshire, the children are listed as William, Elizabeth, Martha, Eliza, John & Harriet.

On 25 August 1846, Martha's mother Eliza BATE was buried Bunbury, Cheshire.

12 October 1848 in the parish of Hope in the county of Flint there is a marriage recorded for Martha BATE and John FORD.
Martha & John's Marriage entry states
John Ford , Full age, Bachelor, Farmer, of Wilmslow, Mount Farm father Joseph Ford, Farmer,and
Matha Bate, Full age, Spinster father John Bate, Farmer, were married in the parish church by licence by J.? Lloyd, Vicar
Both John and Martha signed the register with Thomas Ford and Eliza Bate as witness's

In the 1851 Census, Martha's father, John BATE is found as a widower aged 50 in the district oh Hope, Flintshire Wales, with John age 14, Harriet age 11 and Maria age 9.
1861 Census John BATE is living in the parish of Hope Llanfynydd Flintshire, Wales, with His son John, Daughter (Assumed  daughter-in-law) Sarah, and (Grandchildren) John, age 2, Martha age 2 & Thomas age 11 mth)

On 15 May 1870 in Hope Flinstshire John Bate was buried.



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