Descendants of James Tomkinson and Rebecca Woolley



First Generation



1. James Tomkinson .

Noted events in his life were:

Marriage Banns: 16 Jan 1746, Warmingham.

James married Rebecca Woolley {T9.RW**b} [MRIN:1], daughter of Unknown and Unknown , on 16 Jan 1746 in Warmingham.

Noted events in her life were:

Marriage Banns: 16 Jan 1746, Warmingham.

Children from this marriage were:

   2 F    i. Anne Tomkinson was christened on 11 Apr 1748 in Smallwood.

   3 M    ii. William Tomkinson was christened on 25 Mar 1750 in Smallwood.

   4 M    iii. John Tomkinson was christened on 23 Feb 1752 in Odd Rode, Smallwood.

+ 5 M    iv. James Tomkinson was christened on 24 Mar 1754 in Smallwood and died on 23 Feb 1829 in Brereton, at age 74.

   6 F    v. Rebeckah Tomkinson was christened on 5 Sep 1756 in Smallwood.

Noted events in her life were:

Marriage Banns: 9 Apr 1776, Astbury. to James Shepherd, Stoke Potter

   7 F    vi. Elizabeth Tomkinson was christened on 24 Sep 1758 in Smallwood.

   8 M    vii. Samuel Tomkinson was christened on 24 May 1761 in Smallwood and died on 30 Jan 1762 in Smallwood.

   9 M    viii. Joseph Tomkinson was christened on 26 Dec 1762 in Smallwood.

Second Generation (Children)


5. James Tomkinson (James1) was christened on 24 Mar 1754 in Smallwood and died on 23 Feb 1829 in Brereton, at age 74.

Noted events in his life were:

Marriage Banns: 19 Aug 1780, Brereton.

James married Ann Lindop {T8.AL**b} [MRIN:2] on 19 Aug 1780 in Brereton.

Children from this marriage were:

   10 F    i. Martha Tomkinson was christened on 19 Aug 1781 in Smallwood and was buried on 24 Oct 1781 in Smallwood.

   11 F    ii. Clara Tomkinson was christened on 12 Oct 1788 in Brereton.

   12 F    iii. Elizabeth Tomkinson was christened on 6 May 1792 in Brereton.

   13 F    iv. Susannah Tomkinson was christened on 15 Sep 1793 in Brereton.

   14 F    v. Rebecca Tomkinson was christened on 10 May 1795 in Brereton.

   15 F    vi. Ann Tomkinson was christened on 25 Jun 1797 in Brereton.

+ 16 M    vii. James Tomkinson was christened on 30 Jun 1799 in Smallwood and was buried on 5 Jun 1884 in Holmes Chapel.

   17 F    viii. Mary Tomkinson was christened on 28 Jun 1801 in Smallwood and was buried on 22 Apr 1807 in Astbury.

   18 F    ix. Martha Tomkinson was christened on 17 Oct 1802 in Astbury and was buried on 8 Jul 1816 in Astbury.

   19 F    x. Jane Tomkinson was christened on 12 Feb 1804 in Astbury.

   20 M    xi. Joseph Tomkinson was christened on 13 Oct 1805 in Astbury.

Noted events in his life were:

Marriage Banns: 11 Oct 1825, Brereton.

Joseph married Mary Whitney [MRIN:4] on 11 Oct 1825 in Brereton.

   21 F    xii. Mary Tomkinson was christened on 26 Feb 1809 in Astbury.

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


16. James Tomkinson (James5, James1) was christened on 30 Jun 1799 in Smallwood and was buried on 5 Jun 1884 in Holmes Chapel.

Noted events in his life were:

Employment:. Joiner/Carpenter

Marriage Banns: 28 Mar 1826, Goostrey.

Census: 1851, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road - 2167

Census: 1861, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road - 2608

Census: 1871, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road - 3701

Census: 1881, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road -

James married Hannah Royle [MRIN:3] on 28 Mar 1826 in Goostrey.

Noted events in her life were:

Census: 1851, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road - 2167

Census: 1861, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road - 2608

Census: 1871, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road - 3701

Children from this marriage were:

+ 22 M    i. Thomas Tomkinson was christened on 18 Feb 1827 in Twemlow/Goostrey and was buried on 24 Oct 1869 in Holmes Chapel.

+ 23 M    ii. James Tomkinson was christened on 26 Apr 1829 in Goostrey and was buried on 14 Jan 1889 in Holmes Chapel.

   24 F    iii. Anne Tomkinson was born in 1831 in Church Hulme?.

Anne married John Walters [MRIN:98].

   25 M    iv. Joseph Tomkinson was christened on 24 Feb 1832 in Holmes Chapel and was buried on 19 May 1850 in Holmes Chapel.

   26 F    v. Jane Tomkinson was christened on 23 Nov 1834 in Holmes Chapel and was buried on 7 Oct 1892 in Holmes Chapel.

Noted events in her life were:

Employment: Dressmaker.

Census: 1851, Holmes Chapel. Congleton 51

Census: 1861, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road

Census: 1871, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road

Census: 1881, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road

   27 M    vi. John Tomkinson was christened on 25 Sep 1836 in Holmes Chapel.

Noted events in his life were:

Employment: Carpenter.

Census: 1851, Holmes Chapel. Congleton 51

Census: 1871, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road

Census: 1881, Holmes Chapel. Conglton Road

   28 F    vii. Hannah Royle Tomkinson was christened on 10 Jun 1838 in Holmes Chapel.

+ 29 F    viii. Mary Tomkinson was christened on 9 Aug 1840 in Holmes Chapel.

+ 30 F    ix. Martha Tomkinson was christened in 1841 in Holmes Chapel.

Fourth Generation (Great Grandchildren)


22. Thomas Tomkinson (James16, James5, James1) was christened on 18 Feb 1827 in Twemlow/Goostrey and was buried on 24 Oct 1869 in Holmes Chapel.

Noted events in his life were:

Marriage Banns: 27 Nov 1850, Sandbach.

Census: 1851, Congleton. Congleton Folio 55 -

Thomas married Mary-Ann Kinder [MRIN:5] on 27 Nov 1850 in Sandbach.

Noted events in her life were:

Marriage Banns:.

Census: 1851, Congleton. Conlgleton Folio 55

Children from this marriage were:

+ 31 M    i. Alfred James Tomkinson was born in 1854 in Holmes Chapel.

+ 32 F    ii. Hannah Tomkinson was christened in 1869 in Holmes Chapel.

23. James Tomkinson (James16, James5, James1) was christened on 26 Apr 1829 in Goostrey and was buried on 14 Jan 1889 in Holmes Chapel.

Noted events in his life were:

Census: 1851, Congleton. Congleton 51

Marriage Banns: 28 Dec 1857, Sandbach.

Census: 1861, Holmes Chapel. Church Hulme - 2608

Census: 1871, Holmes Chapel. Church Hulme - 2608

Census: 1881, Holmes Chapel. Congleton Road

James married Agnes Davies [MRIN:6] on 25 Sep 1904 in Sandbach.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 33 F    i. Jessie Davies Tomkinson was born in 1865 in Holmes Chapel.

+ 34 M    ii. Horatio Tomkinson was born on 15 Jun 1866 in Holmes Chapel and died on 25 Sep 1912 in Holmes Chapel, at age 46.

   35 F    iii. Kate Tomkinson was born in 1872 in Holmes Chapel.

Noted events in her life were:

Marriage Banns: : Holmes Chapel.

Kate married Uriah Plant [MRIN:13] in Holmes Chapel.

29. Mary Tomkinson (James16, James5, James1) was christened on 9 Aug 1840 in Holmes Chapel.

Noted events in her life were:

Marriage Banns: 27 Oct 1858, Sandbach. Edward Norbury

Mary married Edward Norbury [MRIN:8] on 27 Oct 1858 in Sandbach.

Children from this marriage were:

   36 M    i. Henry Norbury was born in 1864 in Smallwood.

   37 F    ii. Anne Norbury was born in 1861 in Smallwood.

   38 F    iii. Mary Norbury was born in 1867 in Smallwood.

   39 F    iv. Ellen Norbury was born in 1872 in Smallwood.

   40 F    v. Alice Norbury was born in 1874 in Smallwood.

   41 M    vi. John Norbury was born in 1879 in Smallwood.

   42 M    vii. Thomas Norbury was born in 1880 in Smallwood.

30. Martha Tomkinson (James16, James5, James1) was christened in 1841 in Holmes Chapel.

Noted events in her life were:

Marriage Banns: : Holmes Chapel. Samuel Oakes

Martha married Samuel Oakes [MRIN:7] in Holmes Chapel.

Children from this marriage were:

   43 M    i. Samuel Oakes was born in 1875 in Holmes Chapel.

   44 F    ii. Sarah Jane Oakes was born in 1878 in Holmes Chapel.

Fifth Generation (Great Great Grandchildren)


31. Alfred James Tomkinson (Thomas22, James16, James5, James1) was born in 1854 in Holmes Chapel. Another name for Alfred was Alfred Thomas.

Noted events in his life were:

Marriage Banns: 1880, Portsea Island.

Alfred married Harriett Riches {T5.H57b} [MRIN:9] in 1880 in Portsea Island.

Children from this marriage were:

   45 F    i. Harriett Tomkinson was born on 11 Oct 1880 in Diss, Norfolk and died on 26 Sep 1971 in Somerset, at age 90.

Noted events in her life were:

Marriage Banns:.

Harriett married Robinson Alexander [MRIN:14].

   46 F    ii. Agnes Lydia Tomkinson was born on 28 May 1882 in Belgravia, London and died in 1928 in Islington, at age 46. The cause of her death was knocked down by travelling Motor Car.

She never married.

   47 M    iii. Thomas Tomkinson was born on 14 Apr 1884 in Roydon, Norfolk and died on 26 Jan 1953 in Manchester, at age 68.

Noted events in his life were:

Marriage Banns:.

Thomas married Young Mabel {T4.MGY92b} [MRIN:15] on 31 Jul 1915 in Wantage, Oxfordshire.

   48 M    iv. James Tomkinson was born on 9 Sep 1886 in Diss, Norfolk, died on 20 May 1948 in Brooklyn, NY, at age 61, and was buried on 23 May 1948 in Brooklyn, NY.

Noted events in his life were:

Marriage Banns: 1919.

Emigration: To New York, 3 Jan 1920, Liverpool. Sailed on the Kent from Liverpool

James married Maggie Shaw [MRIN:16] in 1919.

Noted events in her life were:

Emigration: to New York, 17 Jul 1920, Liverpool. Sailed on the Celtic from liverpool

   49 M    v. Alfred Tomkinson was born on 29 Apr 1889 in Plaistow, Essex.

General Notes: 9604 Cpl A Tomkinson No.2 Cy SfDlJ? Newcastle Upon Tyne

sailed to India from Southampton 29th October 1912

Alfred married Emily [MRIN:94].

   50 F    vi. Lillie Tomkinson was born on 11 Jun 1891 in Ilford, Essex and died on 30 Mar 1987 in Lake District or Minehead, at age 95.

Noted events in her life were:

Marriage Banns: 27 May 1920, Manchester.

Lillie married William Houldsworth [MRIN:17] on 27 May 1920 in Manchester.

   51 M    vii. Frank Tomkinson was born on 13 Nov 1894 in London SE.

General Notes: family lore says he died aged 16 (c 1910) but no Frank Tomkinson appears in the GRO death indexes for that time or infact any time between 1909 and 1925...

From admissions register of St Paul's Boys' School, Chorlton: No. 42 Admitted 4-7-1904, Tonkinson, Frank (see old admissions register) [sic] readmitted standard III

   52 F    viii. Ethel Tomkinson was born on 10 Mar 1898 in Holmes Chapel and died on 24 Jun 1979 in Minehead, Somerset, at age 81.

Noted events in her life were:

Marriage Banns: 21 Apr 1924, Manchester.

Ethel married Tom Press [MRIN:18] on 21 Apr 1924 in Manchester.

32. Hannah Tomkinson (Thomas22, James16, James5, James1) was christened in 1869 in Holmes Chapel.

Hannah married Walter Allen [MRIN:70].

Children from this marriage were:

   53 F    i. Ethel A Allen was born in 1901 in Holmes Chapel.

33. Jessie Davies Tomkinson (James23, James16, James5, James1) was born in 1865 in Holmes Chapel.

Noted events in her life were:

Marriage Banns: : Holmes Chapel.

Jessie married Joseph Lightfoot [MRIN:12] in Holmes Chapel.

Children from this marriage were:

   54 F    i. Florrie L Lightfoot was born in 1890 in Holmes Chapel.

   55 F    ii. Lucy Lightfoot was born in 1892 in Crewe.

   56 F    iii. Dorothy Lightfoot was born in 1894 in Goostrey.

   57 M    iv. James R Lightfoot was born in 1896 in Holmes Chapel.

   58 M    v. Reginald Lightfoot was born in 1898 in Crewe.

34. Horatio Tomkinson (James23, James16, James5, James1) was born on 15 Jun 1866 in Holmes Chapel and died on 25 Sep 1912 in Holmes Chapel, at age 46.

Horatio married Edith Mary Armstrong [MRIN:71].

Children from this marriage were:

   59 M    i. Stanley Tomkinson was born in 1895 in Holmes Chapel.