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William Stephenson BlackettAge: 66 years17731840

Name
William Stephenson Blackett
Surname
Blackett
Given names
William Stephenson
Birth before October 24, 1773 40 33
Christening October 24, 1773
MarriageMargaret WilsonView this family
March

Birth of a brotherThomas Blackett
1782 (see note) (Age 8 years)
Christening of a brotherThomas Blackett
May 17, 1783 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterAnn Blackett
1784 (see note) (Age 10 years)
Christening of a sisterAnn Blackett
September 2, 1785 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Blackett or Stevenson
before April 4, 1788 (Age 14 years)
Christening of a brotherJohn Blackett or Stevenson
April 4, 1788 (Age 14 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Blackett
September 21, 1799 (Age 25 years)
Burial of a fatherWilliam Blackett
September 25, 1799 (Age 25 years)
MarriageFrances MarshallView this family
September 13, 1800 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#1
William Thomas Blackett
April 27, 1801 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#2
George Wilson
October 9, 1801 (Age 27 years)
Christening of a sonGeorge Wilson
December 6, 1801 (Age 28 years)
Christening of a sonWilliam Thomas Blackett
January 1, 1802 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Thomas Henry Blackett
December 12, 1802 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mary Ann Blackett
September 9, 1804 (Age 30 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Blackett or Stevenson
May 10, 1806 (Age 32 years)
Burial of a brotherJohn Blackett or Stevenson
May 13, 1806 (Age 32 years)
Death of a motherMary Stephenson
December 9, 1806 (Age 33 years)
Burial of a motherMary Stephenson
December 11, 1806 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#5
John Samuel Romilly Blackett
December 2, 1807 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Elizabeth Wolfe Blackett
March 16, 1819 (Age 45 years)
Death of a sonGeorge Wilson
November 1820 (Age 47 years)
Burial of a sonGeorge Wilson
November 15, 1820 (Age 47 years)
Christening of a sonThomas Henry Blackett
July 10, 1822 (Age 48 years)
Christening of a daughterMary Ann Blackett
July 10, 1822 (Age 48 years)
Christening of a sonJohn Samuel Romilly Blackett
July 21, 1822 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a son
#7
Hugh Marshall Blackett
before August 7, 1822 (Age 48 years)
Christening of a sonHugh Marshall Blackett
August 7, 1822 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Thomas BlackettElizabeth (Betty) GillattView this family
April 25, 1825 (Age 51 years)
Death January 5, 1840 (Age 66 years)
Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March
himself
9 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
John Blackett or Stevenson
Birth: before April 4, 1788 55 48Hamsterley, Co. Durham
Death: May 10, 1806Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham
Family with Frances Marshall - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: September 13, 1800St. James, Hamsterley By Bishop Auckland, Durham
7 months
son
20 months
son
Thomas Henry Blackett
Birth: December 12, 1802 29 23Wolsingham, Co. Durham
Death: 1876Weardale district, Co. Durham
21 months
daughter
3 years
son
11 years
daughter
3 years
son
Family with Margaret Wilson - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March
son
George Wilson
Birth: October 9, 1801 27 25St. Andrew Auckland, Co. Durham
Death: November 1820St. Andrew Auckland, Co. Durham

Note
At baptism stated to be "William Blacket, illegitimate son of William Blacket (of Stokesley Hall) by Mary Blacket". By articles of agreement dated 14 Mar 1804 between William Blackett and John Wilkinson [regarding an old cottage in Bishop Auckland previously used as a school-house] the said John Wilkinson did contract and agree with the said William Blackett for the purchase of the premises in the before recited surrender of 4 Oct 1804; subject, nevertheless, to the life estate of the said Mary Stephenson in four rooms, at the east end of the premises, for the sum of one hundred and twenty pounds. [NB. The property was purchased to build the original Methodist Chapel in Barnard Castle. See also note to entry of his younger brother, Thomas Blackett, of a subsequent reference to a cottage adjoining the property.] "In Durham Gaol on Sunday last, Mr. William Blackett formerly of Weardale aged 68 years. He had been incarcerated in the gaol twenty seven years and seven months for non-payment of money under an order of the Court of Chancery." (Durham Chronicle 11 Jan 1840 deaths column.) "In Durham Gaol, on Sunday last, Wm Blackett aged 68. He had resided in the above gaol twenty-seven years and seven months having been a voluntary prisoner for at least three-fourths of that period." (Durham Advertiser 10 Jan 1840 deaths column.) Copy will dated 31 Oct 1839 of William Blackett Stephenson, yeoman, of Walkmill Green, Wolsingham held by Durham University.
Note
Marage bond dated 12 Sep 1800. William Blackett, yeoman. Married 13 Sep 1800. William Blackett of this parish, Frances Marshall of the parish of Witton le Wear by licence. Witnesses Cuthbert Vasey, Phillis Ramshaw.