THACKWRAY, William - Extra Data
(member of William SMITH's Party)
London Metropolitan Archives:
William THACKWRAY married Dorothy POWNELL by banns on 3 January 1802 in All Saints, Isleworth
Witnesses: Hannah HALL and Thos. HALL
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies Services
Jno. son of Will'm and Dorothy THACKERAY of Church Hulme baptised Oct. 8th 1802 in Church Hulme, Cheshire
National Archives, Kew:
RG4/1159 f26 Register of Gravel Lane Wesleyan Chapel, Salford, Lancashire
Dorothy, daughter of Wm. and Dorothy THACKWRAY, Salford, born 7 May 1804, baptised 3 June 1804.
RG4/2694f15 Register of Mosley Street Independent Chapel, Manchester
Ann, daughter on Wm. and Dorothy THACKWRAY, wheelwright, born 29 January 1806, baptised 7 July 1809
William, son of Wm. and Dorothy THACKWRAY, wheelwright, born 8 May 1808, baptised 7 July 1809
Baptism of Joseph Ebenezer not found but his Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Sheffield. A family Bible lists his date of birth as May 1st 1812 in Scotland Street, Sheffield. Joseph Ebenezer was baptised as an adult (aged 22) in the Untion Chapel, Grahamstown on 4th April 1834.
Baptism of James also not found. Family Bible lists his date of birth as January 8th 1815 in Roscoe Square, Sheffield.
The Bible also lists a daughter Helen who was born November 3rd 1809 and was buried July 15th 1810 in Manchester
See correspondence of William SHEPHERD in 1826 (CO48/69) where William THACKWRAY applies to bring his sister and family to the Cape. This was actually the family of his sister-in-law.
Manchester Cathedral Archives
Crofts MAYOR of the Parish and Town of Manchester, Baker, and Catharine POWNALL of Manchester, spinster, were married on the 4th August 1799 in Manchester Cathedral
Witness: Jno. HARRISON
Chester Archives and Local Studies Services
James POWNALL of this parish,farmer, and Ellen BARNET of this parish, widow, were married by Licence on 1st February 1767 in Sandbach, Cheshire
Witnesses: John KENT and Hannah MUGLESTON
Catharine daughter of James and Ellen POWNALL baptised February 16th 1772 in Church Hulme, Cheshire
Dorothy daughter of James and Ellen POWNALL of Church Hulme baptised December 20th 1773 in Church Hulme, Cheshire