NameJane LOCKER , GG Grandmother
Birthabt 1831, Runcorn, Cheshire
Death20 Sep 1882, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England
FatherJohn LOCKER (~1804-)
MotherAnn (~1801-)
Spouses
1Benjamin CURTIS , GG Grandfather
Birthabt 1831, Cottingham, Northamptonshire
Death31 May 1904
OccupationPorter And Coal Dealer, Groom, Brewer, Beer House Keeper, Tobacconist And Beer Retailer
FatherBenjamin CURTIS (1797-~1870)
MotherElizabeth VICKERS (1807-1880)
Marriage16 Aug 1857, Manchester, Lancashire, England
ChildrenEmily Ann (1858-1945)
 Elizabeth (1859-)
 Thomas (~1861-~1943)
 Benjamin (1863-1934)
 Mary Jane (1866-)
 John Henry (1869-)
Notes for Jane LOCKER
Name, birth year and death year from Susan Smith.

In the 1841 census Mill Brow, Halton, Runcorn, Cheshire.
John Locker, age 35, labourer, born Ireland.
Ann Locker, age 40, born Ireland.
Ann Locker, age 10, born Cheshire.
Jane Locker
, age 10, born Cheshire.
John Locker, age 5, born Cheshire.
Mary Locker, age 4, born Cheshire.
Ellen Locker, age 1, born Cheshire.

In the 1851 census 30 Wilton Street, Islington, Liverpool, Lancashire.
Head William Gracie, age 45, register of birth and deaths, born Scotland.
Wife Mary Gracie, age 40, born Liverpool.
Son James Gracie, age, apprentice to tea merchant, born Liverpool.
Daughter Isabella Gracie, age 15, scholar, born Liverpool.
Daughter Georgiana Jane Gracie, age 13, scholar, born Liverpool. S
on William Gracie, age 12, scholar, born Liverpool. S
on Edward Gracie, age 8, scholar, born Liverpool.
Servant Jane Locker, unmarried, age 20, house servant, born Runcorn, Cheshire.

Parish records Manchester Cathedral
Marriage August 16, 1857 Benjamin Curtis, age 28, bachelor, porter, residence 75 Dale Street, Hulme, father Benjamin Curtis, shoemaker and Jane Locker, age 27, spinster, residence Cheetham Hill Road, father John Locker, soap boiler, after Banns by H. H. Westmore in the presence of John Birit and Alice Walsh.

In the July to September 1857 marriage index Benjamin Curtis and Jane Locker, Manchester, Lancashire, volume 8d, page 235.

In the July to September 1882 death index Jane Curtis, age 51, Chorlton, Lancashire, volume 8c, page 506.

National Probate Calendar
16 October 1882. Administration of the Personal Estate of Jane Curtis (Wife of Benjamin Curtis) late of 2 Westminster-street Chester-Road Hulme in the City of Manchester who died 20 September 1882 at 2 Westminster-street was granted at Manchester to the said Benjamin Curtis of 2 Westminster-street Brewer. Estate 55 pounds.
Notes for Benjamin (Spouse 1)
Name and birth year from Susan Smith.

In the 1841 census King Street, Cottingham, Northamptonshire.
Benjamin Curtis, age 40, shoe maker, born Northamptonshire.
Elizabeth Curtis, age 30, born Northamptonshire.
Hannah Curtis, age 14, born Northamptonshire.
Thomas Curtis, age 12, born Northamptonshire.
Benjamin Curtis, age 10, born Northamptonshire.
Mary Curtis, age 8, born Northamptonshire. Charles Curtis, age 5, born Northamptonshire.
James Curtis, age 4 months, born Northamptonshire.

In the 1851 census Kelmarsh, Northamptonshire.
Servant Benjamin Curtis, unmarried, age 20, farm servant, born Cottingham, Northamptonshire.
He is living with Zacharias Beadman, a farmer of 120 acres, his family, 1 house servant and 1 other farm servant.

In the 1861 census 63 and 65 Erskine Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire.
Head Benjamin Curtis, age 32, porter and coal dealer, born Cottingham, Northamptonshire.
Wife Jane Curtis, age 30, born Runcorn, Cheshire.
Daughter Emily Curtis, age 2, born Hulme, Lancashire.
Daughter Elizabeth Curtis, age 1, born Hulme.
Lodger Elizabeth Dutton, unmarried, age 25, domestic servant, born Chester, Cheshire.

In the 1871 census 5 Clarence Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire.
Head Benjamin Curtis, age 42, beer house keeper and brewer, born Caltington [must be Cottingham], Northamptonshire.
Wife Jane Curtis, age 39, born Runcorn, Cheshire.
Daughter Emily A. Curtis, age 12, scholar, born Hulme, Lancashire.
Daughter Elizabeth Curtis, age 11, scholar, born Hulme.
Son Thomas Curtis, age 10, scholar, born Hulme.
Son Benjamin Curtis, age 8, scholar, born Hulme.
Daughter Mary J. Curtis, age 5, scholar, born Hulme.
Son John Henry Curtis, age 1, born Hulme.

City Directories Manchester 1873
Clarence Street, 285 Chester road, Hulme
Benjamin Curtis, coal dealer

In the 1881 census 2 Clarence Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire.
Head Benjamin Curtis, age 51, brewer, born Cottingham, Northamptonshire.
Wife Jane Curtis, age 49, home duties, born Runcorn, Cheshire.
Daughter Emily Ann Curtis, unmarried, age 22, dressmaker, born Manchester, Lancashire.
Daughter Elizabeth Curtis, unmarried, age 21, home duties, born Manchester.
Son Thomas Curtis, age 18, apprentice, born Manchester.
Son Benjamin Curtis, age 17, apprentice, born Manchester.
Daughter Mary Jane Curtis, age 15, shop girl, born Manchester.
Son John Henry Curtis, age 11, scholar, born Manchester.

In the 1891 census 402 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire.
Head Benjamin Curtis widower, age 60, beer retailer, born Cottingham, Northamptonshire.
Daughter Emily A. Curtis, single, age 32, born Manchester, Lancashire.
Daughter Elizabeth Curtis, single, age 31, born Manchester.
Daughter Mary Jane Curtis, single, age 24, born Manchester.

1895 Kelly’s Directory of Manchester
402 Stretford Road
Benjamin Curtis, tobacconist and beer retailer

In the 1901 census 402 Stretford Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire.
Head Benjamin Curtis, widower, age 70, beer retailer, born Northamptonshire.
Daughter Emily A. Curtis, single, age 42, housekeeper, at home, born Manchester.
Daughter Elizabeth Curtis, single, age 40, born Manchester, epileptic from childhood.
Daughter Mary J. Curtis, single, age 34, teacher of music, worker, born Manchester.

National Probate Calendar
Benjamin Curtis of the “Three Legs of Man” beer house 402 Stretford-road Manchester beerhouse-keeper died 31 May 1904 Probate Manchester 5 August 1904 to John Lee Harries Harris solicitor’s-clerk. Effects 612 pounds 9 shillings 3 pence.
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