FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
RICHARD KIRKHAM AND
ELIZABETH HEY



There is no christening record for Alice or Alicia Kirkham in Blackburn, but there is only one Kirkham family having children in the right time period, the family of Richard and Elizabeth Kirkham. Richard Kirkham was christened 3 February 1655 in Blackburn, the son of John and Katherine Kirkham of Upper Darwen. Richard's occupation was webster, or weaver. He married Elizabeth Hey 9 November 1681 in Blackburn.


Richard Kirkham marriage

Marriage record for Richard Kirkham and Elizabeth Hey in Blackburn:
"Richeard Kirkeham and Elizabeth Heny both of this pish weare maried at Blackeburn
by Mr Price ye 9th day of November 1681, being 3 time published in ye prish church of Blackeburn"


Elizabeth was christened 8 June 1655, the daughter of Rowland Hey of Upper Darwen. She died and was buried 29 November 1706 in Blackburn.

Elizabeth Kirkham burial

Burial record for Elizabeth Kirkham in Blackburn: "29 Elizabeth Kirkham of Upper Darwon"


Richard died and was buried 15 June 1717 in Blackburn.


Richard Kirkham burial

Burial record for Richard Kirkham in Blackburn


Richard and Elizabeth had the following children:

1. John, christened 27 August 1682 in Blackburn; buried 27 July 1690 in Blackburn, "of Upper Darwen".

2. Henry, christened 5 October 1684 in Blackburn, "of Upper Darwen".

3. Margret, christened 10 May 1685 in Blackburn, "of Upper Darwen".

4. Elizabeth, christened 7 March 1685/6 in Blackburn, "of Upper Darwen".

5. Henry, christened 4 March 1687 in Blackburn, "of Upper Darwen"; buried 31 August 1702 in Blackburn, "of Upper Darwen".

*6. Alice, born in about 1688 of Blackburn; married Ralph Holme 8 December 1707 in Deane.


SOURCES: Blackburn parish register on www.ancestry.co.uk.



FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JOHN AND KATHERINE KIRKHAM



John Kirkham was christened 23 November 1617 in Blackburn, the son of Richard Kirkham. John married Katherine in 1638 in Blackburn. John died and was buried 24 January 1683 in Blackburn.


John Kirkham burial
 
Burial record for John Kirkham in Blackburn: "John Kirkham of Upper Darwen"



John and Katherine had the following children:


*1. Richard, christened 3 February 1655 in Blackburn; married Elizabeth Hey 9 November 1681 in Blackburn; buried 15 June 1717 in Blackburn.

Richard Kirkham baptism

  Christening record for Richard Kirkham in Blackburn: "Richard son of John Kirkham of Upper Darwin, born
  the 1 day & baptized the 3 day"


2. Anne, christened 14 February 1659 in Blackburn, "of Upper Darwen".



SOURCES: Blackburn parish register on www.ancestry.co.uk.



FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
RICHARD KIRKHAM



Richard Kirkham was born in about 1590 of Blackburn.


Richard had the following children:


*1. John, christened 23 November 1617 in Blackburn; married Katherine; buried 24 January 1683 in Blackburn.


John Kirkham baptism

  Christening record of John Kirkham in Blackburn: "23 John sonne of Richard Kirkhame"


2. Lawrence, christened 23 January 1617 in Blackburn.


3. Thomas, christened 20 May 1627 in Blackburn.



SOURCES: Blackburn parish register on www.ancestry.co.uk.




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