ISHERWOOD Harold

Male 1904 - 1974  (69 years)


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  • Name ISHERWOOD Harold 
    Born 9 Sep 1904  Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  135 Chapel Street, Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Register 29 Sep 1939  237 Maple Crescent, Westleigh, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation Green-grocer, lorry driver, commercial traveller 
    Died 23 Mar 1974  Milnes Avenue, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Buried 27 Mar 1974  Leigh Cemetery, 421 Manchester Road, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Grave P27 J58
    Person ID I890  RADCLIFFE
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2020 

    Father ISHERWOOD James,   b. 4 Jun 1869, Chapel Street, Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957, Pensby Road, Thingwall, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother CALDWELL Mary Ann,   b. 22 Jul 1871, Golborne, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1888  Pennington Congregational Church, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    Family ID F279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MENSFORTH Ellen,   b. 13 Jan 1907, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 2001, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1928  Christ Church, Pennington, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. ISHERWOOD Doris,   b. 30 Jul 1932, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1941, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Sep 1904 - Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Apr 1911 - 135 Chapel Street, Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Apr 1928 - Christ Church, Pennington, Leigh, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Mar 1974 - Leigh Cemetery, 421 Manchester Road, Leigh, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Harold was too young to be called up during the war, he signed on as ar egular in the army, but did not like it, and was subsequently boughtou t. For some time he played the saxaphone in Arthur's band. He had awid e range of jobs as a green-grocer, a heavy goods vehicle driverand a c ommercial traveller for Charlie Roberts who were wholesalesweets and t obacconists.
      He married Ellen, and they have two daughters. Subsequent to hisdeath, E llen married again to Walter Aspinall a friend who she hadknown at sch ool. Bill only lived for another seven months. She is 90years old and r ecovering from major eye surgery, but was verysprightly and cheerful.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1218] British GRO births index, Leigh Dec 1904 8c 273.
      Harold Isherwood b. Leigh Dec 1904 8c 273

    2. [S1229] British GRO deaths index, Leigh Mar 1974 10d 89.
      Harold Isherwood b. 9 Sept 1904 d. Leigh Mar 1974 10d 89
      Born 9 sep 1904

    3. [S1230] BMD Lancs births, Wigan & Leigh CUL/60/123.
      Harold Isherwood b. 1904 Culcheth, Wigan & Leigh CUL/60/123

    4. [S1024] Register 1939, Registration district 460-2.
      237 Maple Crescent, Leigh MB
      217/1 Harold Isherwood b. 9 Sep 1904 Mar Motor driver, Heavy worker
      217/2 Ellen Isherwood b. 13 Feb 1907 Mar Unpaid domestic duties
      217/3 Closed record
      217/4 Doris Isherwood b. 30 July 1932 At School
      Registration district 460-2

    5. [S294] Census Bedford, Leigh 1911, RG14/23197 Folio SN304.
      135 Chapel Street Harold Isherwood Son 6 yrs b. Leigh, Lancashire
      Born about 1905

    6. [S102] Leigh Cemetry, Ref 3655.
      Harold Isherwood, ret. sales rep. (b.1905) d.23 Mar 1974 grave P27 J58

    7. [S102] Leigh Cemetry, Ref 3655, grave P27 J58.
      Harold Isherwood, ret. sales rep. Milnes Avenue, Leigh (b.1905) d.23 Mar 1974, bur. 27 Mar 1974 aged 69 yrs

    8. [S434] GRO marriage certificate, No. 67 GRO Leigh 8c 368, Mar 1881.
      The Congretational Church, Pennington, Leigh. 31 December 1888.
      James Isherwood, 19 yrs, bachelor, cotton piecer.
      Residence: Oddfellows' Arms, Twiss Lane, Pennington.
      Father James Isherwood (deceased) ,beerseller.
      + Mary Ann Caldwell, 17 yrs, spinster.
      Residence Letter Inn, Duke Street, Bedford.
      Father James Caldwell (deceased),engineer.
      Witnesses: William Burgess, Sarah HannahCaldwell .
      Minister Wm. Harfoot. Registrar James Ward.
      Application G009339

    9. [S1216] BMD Lancs marriages, Wigan & Leigh ROL/41/67.
      James Isherwood + Mary Ann Caldwell m. 1888 Leigh Register Office/attended, Wigan & Leigh ROL/41/67

    10. [S1225] British GRO marriage index, Leigh Dec 1888 8c 368.
      James Isherwood + Mary Ann Caldwell m. Leigh Dec 1888 8c 368

    11. [S1216] BMD Lancs marriages, Wigan & Leigh C13L/4/103.
      Harold Isherwood + Ellen Mensforth m. 1928 Pennington Christ Church, Wigan & Leigh C13L/4/103

    12. [S1225] British GRO marriage index, Leigh June 1928 8c 582.
      Harold Isherwod + Ellen Mensforth m. Leigh June 1928 8c 582