Martha Elizabeth DEAKIN (1866-1960)

Martha Elizabeth DEAKIN was the daugther of  Samuel Pownall DEAKIN and Sarah Ann SIDEBOTTOM. Martha was born in 1866, Wigan, Lancashire.

In the 1881 Census, Martha is recorded as a ‘Cotton Weaver’, living at 13 Wignall Street, Wigan, with her mother, Sarah and her 7 brothers and sisters and also as a ‘Cotton Weaver’ in the 1891 Census living with her parents and brother and 4 sisters at 49 Corporation Street, Wigan.

Martha married John TAYLOR in 1891 in Wigan. Martha and John had the following children:

  1. Bessie Jane TAYLOR, b. 1893, Wigan
  2. Georgina Deakin TAYLOR, b. 1897, Wigan, d. 1983

John worked as a ‘Traveller’ (salesman) for W.R. Deakin Limited and in 1903, William, Martha and family were living at 227 Gidlow Lane, Wigan. 

Martha’s husband, John, died aged 88, on 2 December 1958 at 276 Wigan Lane, Wigan. John is buried in Lower Ince Cemetery (Plot: Non Con, A 456), Wigan. Martha passed away, aged 93, on 29 January 1960 at Briars Hey, Gathurst Len, Shevington, Lancashire.

Parents of Martha Elizabeth DEAKIN

Samuel Pownall DEAKIN

Siblings of Martha Elizabeth DEAKIN

William Robert DEAKIN
(1862 – 1943)
George Edward DEAKIN
(1864 – 1940) 
Samuel Pownall DEAKIN
Sarah Ann DEAKIN
(1873 – 1960) 
(1876 – 1956)
Harriet Eliza DEAKIN
(1878 – 1955)