FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
ROBERT WALKDEN AND
MARGEREY KERSHAW


Robert Walkden of Little Bolton was christened 8 April 1605 in Bolton, the son of Edmund Walkden. Robert married Margery Kershaw 2 February 1635/6 in Bolton, Lancashire.


Robert Walkden marriage

Marriage record for Robert Walkden ad Margerey Kershaw in Bolton:
"Robert Walkden Margerey Kershaw both this pish - maryed ffeb - 2"


Robert died and was buried 9 June 1643 in Bolton.


Robert Walkden burial

Burial record for Robert Walkden in Bolton:
"Robt Walkden de pva Bolton inter eclesiam - 9"
Robert Walkden of Little Bolton buried in the church


Margery married again to Willyam Rockland 19 February 1644/5 in Bolton.


Margery Walkden marriage

Marriage record for Willyam Rockland and Margery Walkden in Bolton:
"Willyam Rockland Margery Walkden this pish - 19"




Robert and Margerey had the following children:


1. Elisabeth, christened 29 January 1636/7 in Bolton, "of pva Boltonn" (Little Bolton).


2. Marey, christened 20 January 1638/9 in Bolton, "of pva Boltonn".


*3. Margrett (Margery), christened 8 November 1640 in Bolton, "of pva Boltonn"; married Adam Haslom 15 May 1659 in Bolton.


4. Robert, christened 15 January 1642/3 in Bolton, "of pva Bolton".







FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
EDMUND WALKDEN AND
ALICE LEE


Edmund Walkden was born in about 1575 of Bolton. He married 1) name unknown, who died and was buried 27 January 1595/6 in Bolton, "uxor Edmund Walkden of Bolton"; 2) Alis Leaver 2 January 1598 in Bolton, who died 8 February 1601/2 in Bolton, "Alis Walkden late wife of Edmunde Walkdenn of Little Bolton", and then 3) Alice Lea 23 November 1602 in Wigan.


Edmund Walkden marriage

Marriage record for Edmund Walkden and Alice Lee in Wigan:
"November 23 Edmund Walkeden of Bolton pish & Alice Lea of Haugh"





Edmunde Walkden was mentioned as a creditor in the will of John Cooke of Bolton in 1618.


Edmund Walkden was an appraiser for the inventory of Ralph Holden of Little Bolton in 1637.



Edmund Walkden of Little Bolton died and was buried 9 September 1648 "intra ecclesiam" (in the church).


Edmund Walkden burial

Burial record for Edmund Walkden in Bolton:
"Edmund Walkden de pva Bolton inter ec 3s 4d - 9"



Edmund and his first wife had the following children:


1. (female), christened 27 November 1592 in Bolton, "of Lytle Bolton".



Edmund and Alis had the following children:


2. John,, christened January 1600/1 in Bolton; buried 15 April 1601 in Bolton.



Edmund and Alice had the following children:


3. Issabell, christened 6 January 1603/4 in Bolton, "of Little Bolton".


*4. Robert, christened 8 April 1605 in Bolton, "of Little Bolton"; married Margerey Kershaw 2 February 1635/6 in Bolton.


Robert Walkden baptism

Baptism record for Robert Walkden in Bolton: "Robert Walkden of Little Bolton sonne of Edmunde - 8"



5. Elizabeth, christened 1 February 1606/7 in Bolton, "of Little Boulton".


6. Anne, christened 22 May 1609 in Bolton, "of Little Boulton".


7. Rauffe, christened 12 May 1611 in Bolton.


8. John, christened 29 May 1620 in Bolton.


9. Jane, christened 20 April 1622 in Bolton.


10. Allis, christened 20 April 1623 in Bolton.




SOURCES: Bolton parish register; Wigan parish register; Chester Wills.



Earlier Walkdens in Bolton:


Alice Walkden, widow of Bolton, left a will dated 27 November 1602.


SOURCE: Archdeaconry of Chester Probate Records; WCW/Infra/C1324/49.