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Rev, James WRAITH of Yorkshire, England

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Researching Rev, James WRAITH of Yorkshire, England. Married Mary MANN. Father is John WRAITH and mother is Dorothy NICHOLLS.

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on 2010-04-29 13:39:31

Ladyjanne has been a Family Tree Circles member since Apr 2010. is researching the following names: CLEAVER, BARKER, WRAITH and 2 other(s).

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by weeKnightingale on 2010-09-25 07:16:17

How wonderful that you have a image of him. Good luck in your research.

by Carolab64 on 2013-03-23 13:47:20

Notes from: Parish of Blackburn, County of Lancaster. A HISTORY OF BLACKBURN, Town and Parish. by Wm. Alexander Abram. Page 408... WRAITH OF BLACKBURN, &c.; Mr. James (actually John) Wraith, born at Mirfield, Co. York was father of--- Rev. James Wraith, born at Elland, Co. York, May 28th, 1734, became minister of the Independent Church, Bolton, in 1772 removed to Wolverhampton; in 1792 removed to Chorley in this county, and was afterwards Independent minister at Hampstead, Co. Middlesex, where "he ministered to local Methodists in 'some kind of shed' in the Little Church Row area." (from : a survey of monuments at Saint John - at - Hampstead : by Camden Historical Society) . He died May 1st, 1815, in his 81st year. He had sons, James; and Benjamin, and daughters: Mary, Betty, and Priscilla.

Looks like Reverend James's father John's parents were James Wraith and Martha Stenthrope.


Parents: James Wraith and Martha Stenthrope (maiden name)

Marriage: He married Dorothy Nicholls on August 17, 1731 at St.Olave's, York.

Death: November 11, 1760 in Mirfield, Yorkshire and buried on November 13, 1760 at Mirfield.


Children: 1. Martha... 1732..Chr. 19 Jul 1732 at Elland. She married Joshua France on Oct 3, 1754 at Mirfield, Yorks.
2. James... 1734.. Chr 26 Jun 1736 at Elland, Yorks. James married Mary Mann on March 26, 1755 in Birstall, Yorkshire.
3. Ann... 1736.. Chr. 3 Aug 1736 at Elland.
4. Margaret... 1738.. Chr. 18 Mar 1839 at Mirfield. She died as a baby and was buried on 23 Jan 1740.
5. John... 1742.. Chr. 15 Nov 1742 at Mirfield.
6. Frances... 1742.. Chr. 15 Nov 1742 at Mirfield. He died as a baby and was buried on 30 Jan 1743.

In turn, James Wraith's parents were James Wraith and Anne (nee Dodgson)

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