ISHERWOOD James

Male 1894 - 1972  (78 years)


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  • Name ISHERWOOD James 
    Born 1894  Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  35 Brideoake Street, Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 2 Apr 1911  135 Chapel Street, Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation Magistrate, Company director Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1972  Blackpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I904  RADCLIFFE
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2016 

    Father ISHERWOOD James,   b. 4 Jun 1869, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957, Pensby Road, Thingwall, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother CALDWELL Mary Ann,   b. 1871, Golborne, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1888  Pennington Congregational Church, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F279  Group Sheet

    Family 1 REGLI Violet Evelyn,   b. 3 Apr 1896,   d. 1990, Brighton, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 1956  Blackpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F202  Group Sheet

    Family 2 PARKER Annie,   b. 1892, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954, Blackpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 1920  Bedford Methodist Church, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F190  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1894 - Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 31 Mar 1901 - 35 Brideoake Street, Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Apr 1911 - 135 Chapel Street, Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1920 - Bedford Methodist Church, Leigh, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1956 - Blackpool, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1972 - Blackpool, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 







    • James Isherwood was known as "Diamond Jim" because of a large solitaite diamond ring he wore. He was not popular within the family, becausei n 1926 he had some advice information of the problems on the stockexch ange and rode on his bike to advise his then fiancee Annie tosell her s hares, but he did not tell his own family, in particularhis mother, an d they lost their savings when the crash cameHe becamea magistrate's c lerk, and it is rumoured that he was involved inembezzlement in a comp any he worked with. Jim became a magistrate andalso was a company dire ctor with business interests in Blackpool,where he lived during his ma rried life. On the death of Annie hemarried Heidi, who was his secreta ry.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1082] BMD Lancs marriages, Wigan & Leigh CUL/49/194.
      James Isherwood b. 1894 Culcheth Wigan & Leigh CUL/49/194
      Mother is shown as Urmston. I believe this is an error

    2. [S990] British GRO births index, Leigh Dec 1894 8c 296.
      James Isherwood b. Leigh Dec 1894 8c 296

    3. [S1087] British GRO deaths index, Blackpool Jun 1972 10b 1321.
      James Isherwood b. 27 Oct 1895 d. Blackpool Jun 1972 10b 1321
      Born 27 Oct 1895

    4. [S310] Census Bedford, Leigh 1901, RG13/3589 Folio 133 p15. (Reliability: 3).
      35 Brideaoke Street James Isherwood Son 6 yrs b. Leigh
      Born about 1895

    5. [S315] Census Bedford, Leigh 1911, RG14/23197 Folio SN304.
      135 Chapel Street James Isherwood Son 18 yrs Estimating clerk, Electric cable works b. Leigh, Lancashire
      Born about 1893

    6. [S461] GRO marriage certificate, No. 67 GRO Leigh 8c 368, Mar 1881.
      The Congretational Church, Pennington, Leigh. 31 December 1888.
      James Isherwood, 19 yrs, bachelor, cotton piecer.
      Residence: Oddfellows' Arms, Twiss Lane, Pennington.
      Father James Isherwood (deceased) ,beerseller.
      + Mary Ann Caldwell, 17 yrs, spinster.
      Residence Letter Inn, Duke Street, Bedford.
      Father James Caldwell (deceased),engineer.
      Witnesses: William Burgess, Sarah HannahCaldwell .
      Minister Wm. Harfoot. Registrar James Ward.
      Application G009339

    7. [S1082] BMD Lancs marriages, Wigan & Leigh ROL/41/67.
      James Isherwood + Mary Ann Caldwell m. 1888 Leigh Register Office/attended, Wigan & Leigh ROL/41/67

    8. [S1081] British GRO marriage index, Leigh Dec 1888 8c 368.
      James Isherwood + Mary Ann Caldwell m. Leigh Dec 1888 8c 368

    9. [S1081] British GRO marriage index, Blackpool Mar 1956 10b 995.
      James Isherwood + Violet E Regli m. Blackpool Mar 1956 10b 995