Revised 13/08/2015

LEE FAMILY PAGE
LEE NAMES INDEX

Benjamin THORNTON                      Sarah LEE
Born 31 Mar 1837                       Born 1839
  at Eccleshill                          at Bingley, Primrose Hill

Bapt 23 Jun 1837                       Baptised 25 Aug 1839
  at Idle, Congregational *              at Bingley, All Saints
    [* Living  at Idle Parkhill
    at the time of baptism]

Parents Thomas/Mary                    Parents Noah/Annis

Married 26 Nov 1859 at Bradford, St Peter
Cloth Maker; bride Servant (age 20); both of Eccleshill
(Benjamin's father : cloth maker; bride's father : cloth miller)

Witnesses William HOLMES          parish clerk
          Sam HOLMES              parish clerk

Died 1878 (age 41) at Eccleshill       Died 1895 (age 56) at Morley

Bu'd 16 Mar 1878 (grave 22-24)         Buried 19 Aug 1895 (grave 22-24)
  at Eccleshill, Norman Lane WM          at Eccleshill, Norman Lane WM

Remarks :
Benjamin married his cousin Noah's daughter

Addresses :
1861    Eccleshill, Stone Hill (woollen cloth manufacturer)
1871                1 Mill Lane (licenced victualler)
1878                (innkeeper)
1881                1 Town Lane (Sarah, inn keeper)
1891    Shipley, 25 Otley Road (Sarah, widow)
1895    Morley (Sarah)

Children :
Benjamin         b 1878 Eccleshill
CENSUS DETAILS
1841 Census  1295/4-43  Eccleshill, Chapel Street
Thomas     Thornton        60 inn keeper
Mary       Thornton        40
Joshua     Thornton         7
Ephraim    Thornton         5
Benjamin   THORNTON         4
James      Thornton         3
Sarah      Thornton         1
1851 Census  2312-471  Eccleshill, Chapel Street, "New Inn"
Thomas     Thornton H    M 70 inn keeper          Eccleshill
Mary       Thornton W    M 51                     Eccleshill
Benjamin   THORNTON S    - 14 scholar             Eccleshill
Sarah      Thornton D    - 11 scholar             Eccleshill
Mary Ann   Thornton D    -  8 scholar             Eccleshill
1861 Census  3344-51  Eccleshill, Stone Hill
Benjamin   THORNTON H    M 24 w.c.manfr           Eccleshill
Sarah      THORNTON W    M 22                     Bingley, Dowley Gap
1871 Census  4503-33  Eccleshill, 1 Mill Lane
Benjamin   THORNTON H    M 34 licenced victualler Eccleshill
Sarah      THORNTON W    M 32                     Bingley
Jane       Lane     Sv   U 24 general servant     Dudley STS
1881 Census  4476-5  Eccleshill, 1 Town Lane
Benjamin   THORNTON H    M 42 inn keeper          Bingley
Benjamin   Thornton S    -  3 scholar             Eccleshill
1881 Census  4476-5  Eccleshill, 1 Town Lane
Sarah      THORNTON W    M 48 Inn Keeper          Bingley
Benn       Thornton S    U  3 scholar             Eccleshill
Joseph     Gee      Lr   W 42 waiter              Castleford 
Emma       Gee      D    U  9 scholar             Idle
1891 Census  3648-33  Shipley, 25 Otley Road
John       Bower    H    M 47 draper & ins. agent Calverley
Faith      Bower    W    M 54                     Bingley
Florence A Bower    D    S 21 dressmaker          Shipley
James A    Bower    S    S 18 stuff warehouseman  Shipley
Edith      Bower    D    - 14                     Shipley
Mary       Lee      Sr/L - 49                     Bingley
Sarah      THORNTON Sr/L W 52                     Bingley
Benjamin   Thornton S    - 13                     Eccleshill