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William Stephenson BlackettAge: 66 years17731840

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

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