Frankland Family Tree

John Frankland (1825 - 1914)

 
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Ellen
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Margaret
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Ellen
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William
Frankland
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Henry
Frankland
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Margaret
Frankland
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Elizabeth
Ann
Frankland
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John
Frankland
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Moses
Frankland
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Millicent
Frankland
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Jane
Frankland
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David
Frankland
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Joseph
Frankland
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Charity
Frankland
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Ambrose
Slinger
Frankland
 


John Frankland was the son of Henry Frankland and Ellen Eastwood.

John was born in 1825 in Steelands, Grindleton, Yorkshire.

He was christened on Sunday 20 March 1825 at Waddington, Yorkshire.

John married Margaret Slinger on Thursday 16 May 1850 in St Andrew's Church, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.
The witnesses at the marriage were William Slinger (Margaret's brother) and Thirston Frankland.
John was about 25 years old and Margaret was about 17 years old when they married.

He had the following children from his marriage to Margaret Slinger:

- Ellen Frankland

born on 21 September 1850 at Eggberry House, Easington, Yorkshire.

- William Frankland

born on 22 December 1852 at Eggberry House, Easington, Yorkshire.

- Henry Frankland

born on 16 January 1855 at Eggberry House, Easington, Yorkshire.

- Margaret Frankland

born on 5 January 1858 at Eggberry House, Easington, Yorkshire.

- Elizabeth Ann (Lizzie) Frankland

born on 1 January 1860 at Eggberry House, Easington, Yorkshire.

- John Frankland

born on 11 October 1861 at Eggberry House, Easington, Yorkshire.

- Moses Frankland

born on 19 August 1866 at Edge, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.

- Millicent Frankland

born on 25 November 1867 at Edge, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.

- Jane Frankland

born on 10 February 1870 at Edge, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.

- David Frankland

born on 12 June 1871 at Edge, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.

- Joseph (Joe) Frankland

born on 18 December 1872 at Edge, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.

- Charity Frankland

born on 11 October 1874 at Edge, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.

- Ambrose Slinger Frankland

born on 26 August 1876 at Edge, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.

The places where he lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1825    Steelands, Grindleton, Yorkshire.  Notes 1 & 2. 
1829  1850  Bridge House, near Slaidburn, Yorkshire (now under Stocks Reservoir).  Notes 2 & 4 & Census Data. 
1850  1861  Eggberry House, Easington, Yorkshire.  Notes 2 & 5 & Census Data. 
1861  1911  Edge, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.  Notes 2, 8 & 13 & Census Data. 

John was a Husbandman, Labourer, Farmer, Farmers Hedger.

John died when he was 89 years old, in 1914 in the Clitheroe Registration District, Lancashire.  

He was buried on Tuesday 4 August 1914 in Slaidburn, Yorkshire.

He was buried on the day that World War I was declared.    Also, it is thought that he may be buried in an unmarked grave (see Note 14).

A newspaper article describing the Golden Wedding celebrations can be seen on the Documents page (see 'Documents' link above).    It describes that John Frankland was born at Steelands in Grindleton, and that at the age of 4 years he was taken by an aunt, Mrs Turner of Bridge House, Dale Head, with whom he lived for many years.

Notes - Sources of information:
1. See 1861 Census. John's birthplace.
2. Golden Wedding article (see 'Documents' link) which was provided by Bryan Frankland through Mary Helen Huskie (nee Chew).
4. Marriage Certificate.
5. Birth Certificates of his children Ellen, William, Henry, Margaret, Elizabeth and John.
8. Birth Certificates of his children Moses, Millicent, Jane, David, Joseph and Charity.
13. Margaret Slinger's Burial Card (see 'Documents' link) which was provided by Bryan Frankland through Mary Helen Huskie (nee Chew).
14. Details of John's burial (and hence death year) suppied by June Weaver (nee Atkinson) from her aunt Edith Ivy Baldwin (nee Chew).

Parish Registers:
Details.

Census Data:

Year Address
1841 Bridge House, Easington, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.
1851 Hegberry House, Easington, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.
1861 Hegberry House, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.
1871 Edge, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.
1881 Edge, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.
1891 Slaidburn, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.
1901 Lower Hedge, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.
1911 Lower Edge, Slaidburn, Clitheroe, Lancashire.