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Descendants of George SCHOLES

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6. Anne SCHOLES

Baptism: 14 may 1713 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Anne Scholes - Daughter of James Scholes
   Abode: Stakhill

Marriage: 18 Feb 1732/3 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
John Whitworth - Clothier, Rochdale p[ari]sh
Anne Scholes - Spinstr., this p[ar]ish
   Married by License from Robt. Pearson, Commiss.
   Register: Marriages 1540 - 1752, Page 95, Entry 5
   Source: Private Transcription

Burial: 5 Feb 1792 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Ann Whitworth - wife of John Whitworth
   Abode: Middleton
   Occupation: Wr.
   Source: LDS 1545698

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10. Mary WHITWORTH

Baptism: 9 Apr 1736 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Mary Whitworth - Daughter of Jno. Whitworth & Anne, his w.
   Abode: Thornham
   Occupation: Clothier
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

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11. Anne WHITWORTH

Baptism: 20 Dec 1738 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Anne Whitworth - Daughter of John Whitworth & Anne, his w.
   Abode: Thornham
   Occupation: Chapm[an]
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

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12. John WHITWORTH

Baptism: 9 Jun 1742 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
John Whitworth - Son of John Whitworth & Anne, his w.
   Abode: Thornham
   Occupation: Chapman
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

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13. Betty WHITWORTH

Baptism: 31 May 1745 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Betty Whitworth - Daughter of John Whitworth & Anne, his w.
   Abode: Thornham
   Occupation: Chapman
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

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14. Nanny WHITWORTH

Baptism: 17 Jan 1752 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Nanny Whitworth - Daughter of John Whitworth & Anne, his w.
   Abode: Thornham
   Occupation: Clothier
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

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15. Robert WHITWORTH

Baptism: 26 Apr 1754 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Robert Whitworth - Son of John Whitworth & Anne, his w.
   Abode: Thornham
   Occupation: Chapman
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

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7. George SCHOLES

The location of Stakehill is a key link for this family.

Baptism: St leonard, Middleton, Lancashire
George Scholes
Baptised 24 Aug 1715
Son of James Scholes of Stakehill

Marriage: 26 Feb 1737/8 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
George Scholes - Chapman, this parish
Mary Jaques - Spinstr., this parish
   Married by License from R. Pearson, Com[m]iss.
   Register: Marriages 1540 - 1752, Page 100, Entry 16
   Source: Private Transcription

George Scholes was a chapman.  In the 17th and 18th centuries, before the advent of factories, a Chapman would invest in the raw materials of the cotton, woolen or silk trade, put out the work to spinners and weavers at home on piece-rates, and sell the product for profit.

Manchester, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1541-1812
George Scholes yeoman of Stakehill
Event Type: Burial
Burial Date: 30 Nov 1797
Burial Place: Middleton, St Leonard, Lancashire, England
Parish as it Appears: Middleton
Reference Number: GB127.L56/1/2/3

Burial: ? Nov 1797 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
George Scholes -
   Abode: Stake Hill
   Occupation: Yeomn.
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

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Mary JAQUES

Possible Baptism:
Baptism: 15 Jul 1705 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Mary Jaques - Daughter of Joseph Jaques
   Abode: Middle
   Register: Baptisms 1695 - 1708, Page 49, Entry 22

But no children called Joseph?

Marriage: 26 Feb 1737/8 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
George Scholes - Chapman, this parish
Mary Jaques - Spinstr., this parish
   Married by License from R. Pearson, Com[m]iss.
   Register: Marriages 1540 - 1752, Page 100, Entry 16
   Source: Private Transcription

Burial: 15 Feb 1759 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Mary Scholes -
   Abode: Stackhill
   Occupation: Chapman
   Source: LDS Film 1545700 and LDS Film 1545698

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16. Betty SCHOLES

Baptism: 20 Sep 1738 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Betty Scholes - Daughter of George Scholes & Mary, his w.
   Abode: Stackhill
   Occupation: Chapm[an]
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

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17. John SCHOLES

Baptism: 18 Jun 1740 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
John Scholes - Son of George Scholes & Mary, his w.
   Abode: Stackhill
   Occupation: Chapm[an]
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

Possible Marriage: England Marriages, 15381973
John Scholes
Sex Male
Spouse's Name Ann Worthington
Spouse's Sex Female
Marriage Date 22 Aug 1764
Marriage Place Manchester, Lancashire, England

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18. Thomas SCHOLES

Baptism: 14 Aug 1741 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Thomas Scholes - Son of Geo. Scholes & Mary, his w.
   Abode: Stackhill
   Occupation: Chapm[an]
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

Possible marriage: England Marriages, 15381973
Thomas Scholes
Sex Male
Spouse's Name Dorothy Milne
Spouse's Sex Female
Marriage Date 14 Jun 1761
Marriage Place Rochdale, Lancashire, England

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19. Mary SCHOLES

Baptism: 8 Dec 1742 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Mary Scholes - Daughter of George Scholes & Mary, his w.
   Abode: Stackhill
   Occupation: Chapm.
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

Burial: 3 Mar 1784 St Mary, Oldham, Lancashire, England
Mary Holden - wife of John Holden
   Abode: Heyside
   Register: Burials 1773 - 1784, Entry 42
   Source: LDS Film 1656225

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20. Robert SCHOLES

Baptism: 2 Jan 1744/5 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Robert Scholes - Son of George Scholes & Mary, his w.
   Abode: Stackhill
   Occupation: Chapman
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

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21. Ann SCHOLES

Baptism: 17 Oct 1746 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Anne Scholes - Daughter of George Scholes & Mary, his w.
   Abode: Stackhill
   Occupation: Chap[man]
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

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22. Judith SCHOLES

Baptism: 3 Jan 1749/50 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Judith Scholes - Daughter of George Scholes & Mary, his w.
   Abode: Stackhill
   Occupation: Chapman
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

Judith's children's names are a strong indication that the above is her baptism.

Burial:  England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991
Judith Holden of Holdernfold
Death Age: 51
Birth Date: abt 1748
Gender: Female
Burial Date: 9 Aug 1799
Burial Place: St Paul, Royton, Lancashire, England
FHL Film Number: 1545720

Lancashire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812
Judith Holden
Birth Date: abt 1748
Burial Date: 9 Aug 1799
Death Age: 51
Parish: Oldham, Lancashire, England
Register Type: Bishops Transcripts
Reference Number: Drm 2/253

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23. Sarah SCHOLES

Baptism: 10 Apr 1752 St Leonard, Middleton, Lancashire, England
Sarah Scholes - Daughter of George Scholes & Mary, his w.
   Abode: Stackhill
   Occupation: Chap[man]
   Source: LDS Film 1545698

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