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  JAMES SLATER  (my g g g g grandfather)  
  Child of James and Jane   DATA SOURCE
       
b.  1758   GS
d.  29 June 1827   GS W
m. Isabel   W
c. Elizabeth
Elizabeth
John
Margaret
William
Jane (my g g g grandmother)
Abraham
Mary
James
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Data Source - 41, 51, 61, 71 etc=1841 census etc GS=Grave Stone W=Will EP=Estate papers
BC/WC/DC= Birth - Wedding - Death Certificate CR=Church records

Gravestone (St Mary's Church, Dalton)
Erected in memory of John Bell of Dalton who died July 19th 1795 aged 88 years. Mary his wife who died April 4th 1745 aged 39 years. James Slater of Dalton died 22nd March 1810 aged 76 years. Jane his widow the daughter of John and Mary Bell died October 10th 1818 aged 80 years. Also the sons and daughters of James and Jane Slater William died October 8th 1831 aged 74. James died June 2929 1827 aged 69 Abraham was drowned when the ship Rollins of Lancaster was lost in 1784 aged 24 years. Mary died April 5th 1829 aged 67. John died an infant June 27th 1763. John died an infant August 13th 1765.


St. Maryís Church Dalton (Baptisms)
Abraham son of James and Isabella Slater of Newton 25 March 1787
Jane to James and Isabel Slater of Newton 25 December 1788
Mary to James and Isabella Slater of Newton 26 May 1793
Elizabeth to James and Isabel Slater of Newton 5 June 1795
Elizabeth to James and Isabella Slater of Newton 10 December 1796


The will of James shows conclusively he was my great great great grandmother Jane's father, as her 2 illegitimate sons, Thomas and Robert, that were born before James died are mentioned.

A gravestone in St. Maryís Churchyard also shows that Jamesís parents were called James and Jane (Bell). This is undoubtedly the correct James as the date shown on the gravestone for his death matches up exactly with the date on Jamesís Will i.e. 29 June 1827.


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