Emma DEAKIN (1871-1966)

Emma DEAKIN was the eldest daughter of  Samuel Pownall DEAKIN and Sarah Ann SIDEBOTTOM. Emma was born in 1871, Wigan, Lancashire1.

In the 1881 Census, Emma is recorded as a ‘Scholar’, living at 13 Wignall Street, Wigan, with her mother, Sarah and her 7 brothers and sisters. In the 1891 Census, Emma, aged 20, is recorded as living at 49 Corporation Street, Wigan, with her parents, brother and 4 sisters, occupation ‘Jam Wrapper’.

Emma married Edwin LARGE (1873-1950) from Norfolk in 1900 in Wigan2. In the 1901 Census, Emma and Edwin are recorded as living at 52 Old Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire. Edwin’s occupation is listed as ‘Bread Baker and Confectionist’.

Edwin died, aged 77 years, on 6 Feb 19503 and is buried in Lower Ince Cemetery, Wigan, plot no. A487 with his parents-in-law Samuel and Sarah Deakin and brother-in-law Samuel Deakin.

Emma died on 20 Feb 1966.

Parents of Emma DEAKIN

Samuel Pownall DEAKIN
Sarah Ann DEAKIN

Siblings of Emma DEAKIN

William Robert DEAKIN
George Edward DEAKIN
Martha Elizabeth DEAKIN
Samuel Pownall DEAKIN
Sarah Ann DEAKIN
Harriet Eliza DEAKIN


  1. Source: Register of Births, January, February, March, 1871, Wigan, Vol 8c page 106.
  2. Source: Register of Marriages, April, May, June, 1900. Wigan, Vol 8c page 169.
  3. Source: Register of Deaths, January, February, March, 1950, Ince, Vol 10c page 640.