NameRev. Francis Theophilus BLACKBURNE
Birth1805, Spenithorn, Yorkshire
Death20 Feb 1868, Tenbury, Worcestershire
Birth1 Mar 1811, Harborne, Staffordshire
Baptism6 Aug 1811, Harborne, Staffordshire
Death4 Apr 1875, Ellesmere, Shropshire
Burial10 Apr 1875, Ellesmere, Shropshire
FatherJohn FREEMAN (1786-1824)
MotherMary Ann CARLESS (-1824)
Notes for Rev. Francis Theophilus BLACKBURNE
National Probate Calendar
April 16, 1868 The will with a Codicil of the Reverend Francis Theophilus Blackburne late of Abbotsford Cottage in the Parish of Stockton near Tenbury in the County of Worcester Clerk deceased who died 20 February 1868 at Abbotsford Cottage aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Edward Blackburne of Ellesmere in the County of Salop Gentleman the Brother the sole Executor. Effects under 300 pounds.
Notes for Sarah Eliza (Spouse 1)
Parish Records St. Peter, Harborne, Birmingham
Baptism August 6, 1811 Sarah Eliza Freeman daughter of John and Maryanne Freeman born March 1, 1811

Possibly with her grandmother Emmete in the 1841 census.

In the April to June 1842 marriage index
Francis Theophilus Blackburne and Sara Eliza Freeman are on the same page, Northampton, Northamptonshire, volume 15, page 391.

Parish Records St. Giles, Northampton, Northamptonshire
Marriage May 4, 1842 Francis Theophilus Blackburne, full age, bachelor, clerk M.A. of Walsall, Staffordshire, father Francis Blackburne, clerk and
Sarah Eliza Freeman, full age, spinster, ??? Street, St. Giles, father John Freeman, esquire
by me Joseph Freeman [Sarah’s uncle]
In the presence of Sarah ??? ???, Joseph’s wife? Sophia Freeman , ????? Blackburne, ???? ????, Edward Blackburne [brother of Francis] and Edward Augustus Freeman [brother of Sarah}.
[6 witnessess!]

In the 1851 census Church Road, Rugeley Road, Cannock, Staffordshire
Head Francis Theophilus Blackburne, age 45, perpetual curate Cannock, born Spenithorne, Yorkshire.
Wife S. E. Blackburne, age 40, born Harbourne, Staffordshire.
Neice E. G. Blackburne, age 6, born London.
Nephew F. W. Blackburne, age 4, born London.
a nurse, a cook and a housemaid.

In the 1861 census Hednesford Lane, Cannock, Staffordshire
Head Francis T. Blackburne, age 55, Perpewtual Curate of Cannock, born Spenithorne, Yorkshire.
Wife Sarah E. Blackburne, age 50, born Harborne, Staffordshire.
Niece Elizabeth G. Blackburne, unmarried, age 16, born London, Middlesex.
Nephew George ? ? Blackburne, age 12, scholar, born London, Middlesex.
1 housemaid, 1 cook.

In the 1871 census 2 Willow Street Ellesmere, Shropshire.
Head Edward Blackburne, age 58, county coroner solicitor, born Spenithorne, Yorkshire.
Wife Frances Blackburne, age 49, born Brighton, Sussex.
Daughter Mary Jane Blackburne, unmarried, age 22, born Ellesmere, Salop.
Daughter Frances E. Blackburne, unmarried, age 20, born Ellesmere.
Daughter Florence E. A. Blackburne, age 11. born Ellesmere.
Daughter Beatrice H. Blackburne, age 10, born Ellesmere.
Sister in law Sarah Eliza Blackburne, widow, age 60, clergyman’s widow, born Harborne, Staffordshire.
1 cook, 1 housemaid.

England Select deaths and burials Ellesmere, Shhropshire
Burial April 10, 1875 Sarah Eliza Blackburne

National Probate Calendar
14th of May 1875 The Will with a Codicil of Sarah Eliza Blackburne late of Ellesmere in the County of Salop Widow who died 4 April 1875 at Ellesmere was proved at the Principal Registry by Edward Augustus Freeman of Somerleaze near the City of Wells in the County of Somerset Esquire the Brother the sole Executor. Effects under 7000 pounds.
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