William Herbert Jameson1,2

#11544, (1 January 1874-)
FatherJohn Jameson1 (c 1841-26 Jan 1885)
MotherEliza Miller1 (c Jan 1840-5 Sep 1910)
ChartsFairclough Family - descendants
Last Edited26 Feb 2019
a likely photograph of William Herbert Jameson. Obverse reads:
'Herbert Jameson
Nephew of Mrs. Darby
going to be a Dr.'
(Source: M. Willson Collection)
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William Herbert Jameson was born on 1 January 1874 at Bolton, Lancashire.1 He was the son of John Jameson and Eliza Miller.1 He was baptised at St. Peter's on Wednesday, 29 April 1874 at Bolton, Lancashire.3 William Herbert Jameson was also known as Herbert.

He was recorded as living with his parents and siblings Norman, Beatrice and Eric in the 1881 census at 25 Arkwright Street, Bolton, Lancashire. He was recorded as being 7 years old.1

His father died 26 January 1885 at the approximate age of forty four. William was aged 11 when this happened.

He was recorded as living with his widowed mother and siblings Norman, Beatrice and Eric in the 1891 census at 106 Park Road, Bolton, Lancashire. He was recorded as being 17 years old.4 William Herbert Jameson was an umbreller maker's assistant in April 1891.4

He was recorded as living with his mother and brothers Norman and Eric in the 1901 census at Bolton, Lancashire. He was recorded as being 27 years old.5 William Herbert Jameson was as an unbrella manufacturer and leather fancy goods dealer in March 1901.5 As of 1910, William Herbert Jameson was also known as William Henry.6

Lizzie Miller's will was probated on 14 October 1910. With an estate value of £3,860 11s., later resworn to £4,460 11s. Beneficiaries were her son William and her nephew Charles Breach.7

He was recorded as head of household in the 1911 census at 4 Deansgate Road, Bolton, Lancashire. He was 37 years old. This house was a two room house.8

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1874BirthBolton, Lancashire1
1
1874BaptismSt. Peter's, Bolton, Lancashire3
1891Occupation4
1901Occupation5
1911Census (Eng) 19114 Deansgate Road, Bolton, Lancashire8
1911Occupation-hide5

Citations

  1. [S393] National Census for England, 1881 (online image) District of Bolton, Sub-district of Little Bolton peice 3837 folio 25 p.43.
  2. [S539] National Census for England, 1911 (online image) Registration district: Bolton, Registration District Number: 461, Sub-registration district: Great Bolton and Lever, Piece: 23428 (for middle name).
  3. [S454] Parish Registers for St. Peter's, Name: William Herbert Jameson; Baptism Date: 29 Apr 1874; Parish: Bolton le Moors, St Peter; Mother's name: Eliza Jameson Reference Number:      GB127.L243/1/3/27.
  4. [S391] National Census for England, 1891 (online image) District of Bolton, Sub-disrtict of Little Bolton p.15.
  5. [S394] National Census for England, 1901 (online image) District of Bolton p.25.
  6. [S515] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar Ancestry.com, 1910 'Ja' p.8 (for alternative middle name).
  7. [S515] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar Ancestry.com, 1910 'Ja' p.8.
  8. [S539] National Census for England, 1911 (online image) Registration district: Bolton, Registration District Number: 461, Sub-registration district: Great Bolton and Lever, Piece: 23428.