Marriage Record
William Ashcroft and Hannah Smith Jones

Marriage record of William Ashcroft, son of Joshua and Esther Ashcroft, and Hannah Smith Jones, 27 June 1826 at St. John's Church in Manchester, Lancashire. William's occupation is Officer of Excise (a tax man). Hannah Jones is a widow. It is not known to whom she was previously married, but when her son John was born the year before, she was single and named Hannah Smith. St. John's Church, which was on Byrom St., was demolished about 1931 and St. John's Gardens now occupies the site. 20,000 people are buried beneath the Gardens, former St. John's parishioners.

Source: Parish Register, St. John's Church, Manchester, Lancashire, England. Copy of register page 180 sent to Anne Field by Tony Ashcroft, May 2013. Should be on FHL MF 2148043, St. John's Church, marriages Jan. 1823-Sep 1828. Thanks to Tony Ashcroft, a family researcher, for finally finding their marriage.

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