FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JAMES WELSH AND
JOAN RILEY


James Welsh was christened 28 June 1619 in St. Mary, Blackburn, Lancashire, England, the son of James Welch. He married Joan Riley 7 September 1657 in Blackburn.

James Welch marriage

Marriage record for James Welsh and Joan Riley in Blackburn


Joan was christened 21 May 1623 in Whalley, Lancashire, the daughter of Richard Ryley. On the marriage record, James is shown as a "Fushtan Webster" in Blackburn. A fustian webster was actually an occupation, not a location. This was a weaver of fustian, which was a heavy twill cloth. Joan is shown as a spinster of Blackburn.


James died and was buried 22 December 1679 in Blackburn.

James Welsh burial

Burial record for James Walch in Blackburn



James and Joan had the following children:
 

*1. Elizabeth, christened 30 June 1661 in St. Mary, Blackburn; married Richard Entwisle 29 March 1679 in St. Peter's, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire.
 
  Elizabeth Walch

   Christening record for Elizabeth Walch in Blackburn: "Elyzabeth the daughter of James Walch of Blackborne"


SOURCE: IGI, Pedigree Resource File; Ancestral File; Blackburn parish register; www.ancestry.co.uk.
 


FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JAMES WELCH AND
JONIE HORROBINE


James Welch was born in about 1580 of Blackburn. He married Jonie Horrobine 19 February 1603 in Great Harwood.

James Welsh marriage 1603

Marriage record for Jame Welch and Jonie Horrobine in Great Harwood: " James Welshe & Jonie Horrobine the xixth of februarie 1603"



Jonie died and was buried in January 1623 as "uxor James Welche".

Jonie Welshe burial

Burial record for Jonie Welshe in Blackburn


James died and was buried 5 July 1623 in Blackburn.


James Welshe

Burial record for James Welshe in Blackburn


James and Jonie had the following children:
 

1. John, christened 28 May 1611 in St. Mary, Blackburn.
 

2. Edmund, christened 17 November 1616 in St. Mary. Edmund's christening shows Edmund Welch, son of James Welch junior, giving us the name of his grandfather - James.
 

*3. James, christened 28 June 1619 in St. Mary; married Joan Riley 7 September 1679 in Blackburn; buried 22 December 1679 in Blackburn.


4. Margerye, christened 30 January 1620/1 in St. Mary, Blackburn, "of Harwood"


5. Ales, christened 25 January 1622 in St. Mary; buried 6 August 1623 in St. Mary, Blackburn.

 
 

SOURCE: IGI; Blackburn parish register; ancestry.co.uk. 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JAMES WELCH


James Welch was born in about 1550 of Blackburn, and had the following child:
 

*1. James, born in about 1580 of Blackburn; buried 6 July 1623 in Blackburn.
 
 

SOURCES: IGI; Blackburn parish register.
 
 
 


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