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Ball James

Male 1837 - 1911  (73 years)


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  • Name Ball James 
    Born 12 Nov 1837  ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1841  Wolstenholmefold, Spotland, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Age 4
    Census 1851  31 Wolstenholmeford, Spotland, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Son Age 14 Cotton ????
    Baptism 25 Dec 1851  Parochial Chapelry, Ashworth, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 21 Nov 1858  ,,Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Fulling Miller 
    Residence 21 Nov 1858  Wolstenhome, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Census 1861  6 Wolstenholmefold, Spotland, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Head Married 23 Fulling miller
    Occupation 2 Jan 1866  ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Waste Dealer 
    Residence 2 Jan 1866  Passmonds Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1871  Catley Lane, Spotland, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Head Age 44 Waste Dealer
    Occupation 1871  ,,Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Waste dealer 
    Occupation 18 Jan 1878  ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Waste dealer 
    Census 1881  44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Waste dealer
    Occupation 1890  44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wool waste dealer - Slater's Directory 
    Occupation 17 Sep 1890  [8
    Wool Waste Dealer 
    Census 1891  Albert Street Spotland , Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Flock dealer
    Occupation 1891  ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Flock Dealer 
    Census 1901  44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    • Woolstapler, Own Account working at home, 3 in household. RG13 3836 8 8 45
    Occupation 1901  ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Woolstapler 
    Occupation 1905  42 Albert Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Flock merchant - Kelly's Directory of Lancashire 
    Will 4 Aug 1910  ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1911  ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Flock Merchant 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Head 73 Married. Flock merchant
    Occupation 1 May 1911  ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Wool stapler 
    Died 1 May 1911  44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 16
    Cause: Chronic bronchitis, cardiac degneration, anasarca, inanition 
    Buried 4 May 1911  Rochdale Cemetery, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • Photo
    Notes 
    • couldn't write but learnt to sign his name in good handwriting [18]
    • Co-Founder along with 3 others of the Rochdale Convalescent Home in St Annes for poor children. He was the treasurer from starting it until his death [18]
    • 1st Agent in Rochdale for the Halifax Building Society before they had offices [18]
    • Property owner in Woodlands Grove Blackpool, St Andrews Road South, St Anne's Rochdale, Castleton and Grimsby [18]
    Person ID I463  Geniaus Family Tree
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2016 

    Father Ball James,   b. Abt 1803, Ratcliff, Bury, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Lord Leah,   b. Abt 1802, Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1861, Paper House Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1829  St Chad, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Clegg Betty,   b. Abt 1835, ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1878, 169 Edenfield Road Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1858  St Clements Church Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 19, 20
    • Marked as John Ball in Lancs OPC transcriptions
    Children 
     1. Ball Mary Ann,   b. 1860, Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865  (Age 5 years)
     2. Ball Francis Clegg,   b. 1861, ,,Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ball Alice Ann,   b. 25 Jan 1865, ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ball John James,   b. 2 Jan 1866, Passmonds Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1950, State Hospital and Home, Liverpool, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Ball Jane Hannah,   b. 1867, ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1933, ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Schofield Fanny,   b. Abt 1844, ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1924, Hope House Hope Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1878  Hope Chapel, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [21, 22
    • 1878 Quarter Oct-Nov-Dec Rochdale 8e 86 +Checked 1879-1881
    Children 
     1. Kay Isabella,   b. 1884, ,Bury, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Nov 1837 - ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1841 - Wolstenholmefold, Spotland, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1851 - 31 Wolstenholmeford, Spotland, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 25 Dec 1851 - Parochial Chapelry, Ashworth, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Fulling Miller - 21 Nov 1858 - ,,Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 21 Nov 1858 - Wolstenhome, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1858 - St Clements Church Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1861 - 6 Wolstenholmefold, Spotland, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Waste Dealer - 2 Jan 1866 - ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Jan 1866 - Passmonds Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Waste dealer - 1871 - ,,Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Waste dealer - 18 Jan 1878 - ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Nov 1878 - Hope Chapel, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - 44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wool waste dealer - Slater's Directory - 1890 - 44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Flock Dealer - 1891 - ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - 44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Woolstapler - 1901 - ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Flock merchant - Kelly's Directory of Lancashire - 1905 - 42 Albert Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 4 Aug 1910 - ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Flock Merchant - 1911 - ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Apr 1911 - 44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wool stapler - 1 May 1911 - ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Chronic bronchitis, cardiac degneration, anasarca, inanition - 1 May 1911 - 44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 May 1911 - Rochdale Cemetery, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Marriage Certificate.
      Have copy

    2. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Ancestry.com. Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.

    3. [S19] Marriage Certificate.

    4. [S19] Marriage Certificate, Dec 1858 Rochdale 8e 57.

    5. [S23] Birth Certificate, John James Ball.

    6. [S40] 1871 English Census.

    7. [S24] Death Certificate.
      Betty Clegg

    8. [S23] Birth Certificate.
      Son: John James Ball


    9. [S37] Find my past, 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription.

      First name(s)
      James

      Last name
      Ball

      Relationship
      Head

      Marital status
      Married

      Gender
      Male

      Age
      53

      Birth year
      1838

      Occupation
      Flock Dealer

      Birth town
      Rochdale

      Birth town as transcribed
      ROCHDALE

      Birth county
      Lancashire

      Birth county as transcribed
      LANCASHIRE

      Birth place
      England

      Street
      Albert Street

      Town
      Rochdale

      Parish
      Spotland

      City
      Rochdale

      County
      Lancashire

      Registration district
      Rochdale

      Archive reference
      RG12

      Piece number
      3334

      Folio
      132

      Page
      12

      Record set
      1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census

      Category
      Census, Land & Substitutes

      Subcategory
      Census

      Collections from
      United Kingdom


    10. [S54] 1891 English Census.

    11. [S55] 1901 English Census.

    12. [S37] Find my past, 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription.

      First name(s)
      James

      Last name
      Balls

      Relationship
      Head

      Marital status
      Married

      Gender
      Male

      Age
      63

      Birth year
      1838

      Occupation
      Woolstapler

      Birth town
      Rochdale

      Birth town as transcribed
      ROCHDALE

      Birth county
      Lancashire

      Birth county as transcribed
      LANCASHIRE

      Birth place
      England

      Birth place other as transcribed
      -

      Other household member first name(s)
      JAMES, FANNY, ISABELLA

      Other household member last name
      BALLS, KAY

      Street
      Albert Street

      Town
      -

      Parish
      Rochdale

      City
      -

      Country
      England

      County
      Lancashire

      Municipal ward
      Spotland East

      Registration district
      Rochdale

      Archive reference
      RG13

      Piece number
      3836

      Folio
      8

      Page
      8

      Record set
      1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census

      Category
      Census, Land & Substitutes

      Subcategory
      Census

      Collections from
      United Kingdom


    13. [S67] 1911 English Census, (2 4 1911), RG14 Piece: 24635 Reference: RG14PN24635 RG78PN1413 RD470 SD4 ED1 SN164 Registration District: Rochdale Sub District: Spotland and Norden EnumerationDistrict: 1 Parish: Rochdale Address: 44 Albert St Rochdale County: Lancashire.

    14. [S24] Death Certificate.

    15. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/8462502/person/-945761852.
      Burial : Walking procession before the hearse and a carriage precession afterwards People from all over came to pay their respects especially from Bradford, Yorkshire where he went to the wool exchange every 4th Thursday for years

    16. [S37] Find my past, England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription.

      First name(s)
      JAMES

      Last name
      BALL

      Gender
      Male

      Birth day
      -

      Birth month
      -

      Birth year
      1838

      Age
      73

      Death quarter
      2

      Death year
      1911

      District
      ROCHDALE

      County
      Lancashire

      Volume
      8E

      Page
      22

      Country
      England

      Record set
      England & Wales deaths 1837-2007

      Category
      Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers)

      Subcategory
      Deaths & burials

      Collections from
      United Kingdom


    17. [S53] Jill Patricia Curry, Visited Grave site.

    18. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/8462502/person/-945761852.

    19. [S130] Book, ST Clements C of E Rochdale Marriage Index. Lancs FHS.

    20. [S2899] GRO England and Wales Indexes, Dec 1858 Rochdale 8e 57.

    21. [S113] Norma Jean Ball, Notes = from SAG fiche.

    22. [S2899] GRO England and Wales Indexes.