James Child Breach1

#136, (circa June 1845-circa May 1921)
FatherJames Breach1 (c 1812-b Apr 1881)
MotherMary Child2 (c 1817-)
Almost certainly James Child Breach
(Source: M. Willson Collection)
     NOTE: The information on this page is my research to date and is subject to change as I become better informed. I very much welcome any corrections or additional info you might have - my email address is at the bottom of this page - Tim Hill.
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James was born circa June 1845 at Morton, Keighley, Yorkshire.3,4 He was the son of James Breach and Mary Child.1,2

He was recorded as living with his parents and siblings John, Mary, Anna and Samuel in the 1851 census at Wycliffe Cottage, Richmond, Yorkshire.5 James Child Breach was a full salesman on 6 May 1868 at Manchester.1

He married Emma Miller, daughter of Robert T. Miller and Mary Fairclough, at St. Peter's on Wednesday, 6 May 1868 at Bolton, Lancashire. Witnesses to the wedding were Ann Jane Miller.1

He was recorded as head of household in the 1871 census with Emma Breach as his spouse and child Charles living at 25 Hulton St., Moss Side, Manchester. He was recorded as being 25 years old.4 James Child Breach was a commercial traveller in the paper trade, and seemingly remained so for the next 30 years.4 A photograph was taken of the Breach family circa 1880 in Sale.
the Breach family
from left unknown, unknown, Percy (Harold Percy), Emma, Leonard, unknown, James Breach (?), Charlie, James Breach (?)
(source: M. Willson)


He was recorded as head of household in the 1891 census with Emma Breach as his spouse and children living at Breadstone Hall, Reddish, Stockport, Cheshire. James' age was recorded as being 45 years. He lived with his wife, five of their children and domestic servant.6

On 23 January 1894 his son James died at the age of 19 at the approximate age of nineteen years old in Switzerland.

He was recorded as head of household in the 1901 census with Emma Breach as his spouse at 2 Cumberland Road, Southport, Lancashire. His son Charles was also living with them. His age was recorded as 55 years old.7

He was recorded as head of household in the 1911 census with Emma Miller as his spouse at 13 Bushell Place, Preston, Lancashire. His age was recorded as being 66 years old. Also living in the eight room house was their daughter Ida and a servant.8

James died circa May 1921 at Lancashire.9

James's will was probated on 18 May 1921. The estates assets valued at £3,450. Beneficiaries were his sons Charles Edgar Breach and Leonard Breach.10

Children of James Child Breach and Emma Miller

Children
Last Edited20 Jun 2014

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
c 1845BirthMorton, Keighley, Yorkshire3,4
1,2
1868OccupationManchester1
1868MarriageSt. Peter's, Bolton, Lancashire1
1869Occupation-hide11
1871Census (Eng) 187125 Hulton St., Moss Side, Manchester4
Occupation4
1872Occupation-hide12
1872Residence-hideMoss Side, Manchester12
1891Census (Eng) 1891Breadstone Hall, Reddish, Stockport, Cheshire6
1891Occupation-hide6
1894Residence-hideBreadstone Hall, South Reddish, Lancashire13
1901Census (Eng) 19012 Cumberland Road, Southport, Lancashire7
1901Occupation-hide7
1911Census (Eng) 191113 Bushell Place, Preston, Lancashire8
Occupation-hide8
c 1921DeathLancashire9
ChartsFairclough Family - descendants

Citations

  1. [S454] Parish Registers - St. Peter's Bolton, Marriages 1865 - 1869, Page 183, Entry 365.
  2. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) 1851 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005 Class: HO107; Piece: 2381; Folio: 105; Page: 51; GSU roll: 87672-87673.
  3. [S507] Website FreeBMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/) Keighley 1845 Registration District, Jun, 23 Qtr., Vol.288,.
  4. [S412] National Census for England, 1871 (online image) District of Chorlton, sub-district of Hulme, civil parish of Moss Side peice 4007 folio 62 p.24.
  5. [S392] National Census for England, 1851 (online image) Registration district: Richmond, Sub-registration district: Richmond, Piece: 2381, Folio: 105, Page Number: 51 (http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/view.aspx).
  6. [S391] National Census for England, 1891 (online image) District of Stockport, sub-district of Heaton Norris, civil parish of Reddish, peice 2795, folio 136 p.33.
  7. [S394] National Census for England, 1901 (online image) District of Ormskirk, sub-district of North Meols, peice 3538 folio 139 p.23.
  8. [S539] National Census for England, 1911 (online image) Class: RG14; Piece: 25323.
  9. [S400] General Register Office, England - Death Certificates, Certified copy of an entry in a Register of Deaths Jun Qtr, Ormskirk, Vol. 8b page 895.
  10. [S515] Website England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (unknown url) Breach, James Child - 1921.
  11. [S457] Parish Registers - Old Trafford Congregational, Baptisms 1861 - 1884, Page 7, LDS Film 2355751.
  12. [S742] Website Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915 (www.ancestry.com) Reference Number: M321/2/1/2; Item Number: 5; Archive Roll: 822.
  13. [S322] The Advertiser (Adelaide, South Australia), 13 Apr 1894 p.4 Death Notices.
  14. [S391] National Census for England, 1891 (online image) District of Stockport, sub-district of Heaton Norris, civil parish of Reddish, peice 2795, folio 136 p.34.