S. of Samuel Duffett
& Elizabeth Harris (nee Hinks)
Born in 1867 at Stalbridge
, Dorset, England
Occ. Colliery Labourer/Coal Miner
Marr. (1st) Jemima Kirkman 19.5.1888
at The Parish Church, Pendlebury, Lancashire
Died in 1927 at Wigan, Lancashire
Marr. (2nd) Frances Foster 22.10.1900 at Registry Office, Barnsley, Yorkshire
Harry came to Lancashire with his father between 1872 - 1881, probably after his mother's death. The family lived at Irlam o th Height, Pendlebury, Gtr Manchester (1891) with Jemima's mother Jane Kirkman. I have a feeling he never divorced from my gg Grandmother Jemima & so bigamy springs to mind!
He's later recorded at 6 Victoria St., Hoyland Nether St Peter, Nether Hoyland, Yorkshire with his second wife & child in 1901.
1888 Marriage solemnized at The Parish Church in the Parish of Pendlebury in the County of Lancashire. May 19 1888 Harry Duffett, 21, B, ....., North ....., Samuel Duffett, Collier. Jemima Kirkman, 18, Sp, Johns St., Samuel Kirkman, Collier. Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies to the Established Church by ..... or after Banns by me, John ..... This Marriage was solemnized between us, Harry Duffett, Jemima Kirkman, her X in the Presence of us, Elizabeth Ann S..... X, her mark, John Davis.
1900 Marriage solemnized at Registry Office in the District of Barnsley in the County of York. October 22 1900 Harry Duffett, 28, Bachelor, Coal Miner, 2 Victoria Street, Hoyland Nether, Samuel Duffett (deceased), Coal Miner. Frances Foster, 26, Spinster, 34 Wombwell Road, Platts Common, Hoyland Nether, Joseph Foster (deceased), Collier. Married in the Registry Office by Certificate by John Bushby, Registrar. This Marriage was solemnized between us, Harry Duffett, Frances Foster in the Presence of us, Thos. Hough & Rosey Laycock. (Thank you to Christine Sambrook for these details)
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