Information sent to us from Jacqueline Allen via Genes Reunited. She is a descendant of Sarah Bird, Harriet Bird's daughter. Put together with our own research.
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Descendants of William Egley
Generation No. 1
1. William Egley He married Sarah.
Child of William Egley and Sarah is:
Harriet Egley, born 1815 in Chapel Austin, Yorkshire, England.
Generation No. 2
2. Harriet Egley (William1) was born 1815 in Chapel Austin, Yorkshire, England. She married Christopher Bird on 13 Jun 1836 in Barlborough Derbyshire
Notes for Harriet Egley:
No sign of Christopher Bird with Harriet on the 1841 Census, he was living with William Bird aged 69 ( ag lab) in Osbournby ( father?)
In 1841 Harrriet ( ag lab wife) was living in Barlborough, Derbyshire wth children William, Mary and John 1 month old and sister Sarah Egley and her son Alfred Egley 11 months.
Harriet and her children were inmates of Sleaford Workhouse in 1851
Notes for Christopher Bird:
All in Sleaford Workhouse in 1851
Children of Harriet Egley and Christopher Bird are:
3 i. William3 Bird, born 1838 in Barlborough, Derbyshire, England.
4 ii. Mary Bird, born 1840 in Barlborough, Derbyshire, England.
5 iii. John Bird, born 1841 in Barlborough, Derbyshire, England.
6 iv. Thomas Bird, born 1844 in Osbournby, Lincs, England.
CHRISTOPHER BIRD DIED IN Dec 1845 of Congestive Fever in Osbournby aged 33 yrs
Further children with no father listed on certificates
+ 7 v. Sarah Bird, born 1849 in Sleaford, Lincs, England. - Christopher listed as father of Sarah when she married
8 vi. Robert Bird, born 1851 in Sleaford, Lincs, England. Died 1880 Sleaford
9 vii. George Bird, born 1857 in Sleaford, Lincs, England.
Generation No. 3
7. Sarah Bird (Harriet Egley, ) was born 1849 in Sleaford, Lincs, England. She married Benjamin Wortley 19-Jul-1873 in New Sleaford, Lincs, England, son of Thomas Wortley and Mary Palmer. He was born 1850 in Barrowby, Lincs, England.
Notes for Sarah Bird:
Sarah's mother stated was a Widow in 1851 - she and her children were in Sleaford Workhouse - continued to have children after 1841.
In 1841, Harrie'ts husband Christopher was living in Osbournby at the time of the Census
Children of Sarah Bird and Benjamin Wortley are:
10 i. Mary Wortley, born 1875 in Barrowby, Lincs, Lincoln, England.
11 ii. Thomas Wortley, born 1876 in Brattleby, Lincs, England.
12 iii. Rose Emily Wortley, born 1878 in Brattleby, Lincs, England.
13 iv. Albert Edward Wortley, born 1881 in Kilnhurst, Yorks, England.
14 v. Beatrice Wortley, born 1885 in Doncaster, Yorks, England.
15 vi. Sarah Wortley, born 1887 in Doncaster, Yorks, England.
William. Mary , Robert and Sarah's births do not appear to be registered under Bird
Robert died 1880 aged 27 Sleaford
We now have certificates for:
William 1856 - mother Mary Bird
George 1856 - mother Harriet Bird formerly Egley
Mother and daughter both had babies in the Union workhouse in 1856 both named Bird!
Christopher 1860 - mother Mary Bird
Thomas 1844 father Christopher Bird - mother Harriet formerly Egley - born Osbournby
Thomas Bird was married and living in Kings Lynn in 1881 and working in a timber yard
Sarah was a servant in 1871 at Stragglethorpe Hall - she states she was born in Osbournby