Birth: 1841 - June Quarter

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Preston, Lancashire

Baptism: 23 April 1841

Place of Baptism: Saint John, Preston, Lancashire

Death: 1878 - June Quarter - Aged 37

Place or Registered Place of Death: Fylde, Lancashire

Father: William Charnley (1806-1881)

Mother: Grace Cook (1806-1842)

Spouse(s): Fanny Amy Unknown

Date of Marriage: 1863 - June Quarter

Place or Registered Place of Marriage: Kensington, Middlesex

Children:

Lilian Ada Charnley (1864-)
William Stuart George Charnley (1867-)
Gertrude Amy Charnley (1875-1961)

Notes:

William was a solicitor.

The Jurist, Volume 9, Part 2 - November 28, 1863 - p417
Final Examination
William Mawdsley Charnley, aged twenty-two, who served his clerkship to Mr. William Charnley, of Preston, and Messrs. Gregory & Rowcliffes, of London.

The National Archives
Divorce Court File: 4968.
Appellant: Fanny Charnley.
Respondent: William Mawdsley Charnley.
Type: Wife's petition [wx].
Covering dates 1877

Baptisms at Holy Trinity in the Town of Preston
Baptism: 23 Apr 1841 Holy Trinity, Preston, Lancashire, England
William Mawdsley Charnley - Child of William Charnley & Grace
Abode: Stanley Terrace
Occupation: Solicitor
Baptised by: Thos Raven
Register: Baptisms 1815 - 1900, Page 177, Entry 1416
Source: LDS Film 1470818

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1851 Census:

1, West Cliff, Preston, Lancashire
William Charnley - Head - Married - 45 - 1806 - Solicitor - Preston, Lancashire
Emmana Charnley - Wife - 42 - 1809 - Skipton, Yorkshire
Martha Charnley - Daughter - 18 - 1833 - Preston, Lancashire (baptised 13 November 1832 - St. John, Preston, Lancashire)
Thomas Charnley - Son - 13 - 1838 - Scholar - Preston, Lancashire
John Dewhurst - Stepson - 10 - 1841 - Preston, Lancashire

1861 Census:

Church Hamlet, Broughton, Lancashire
William Charnley - Head - Married - 55 - 1806 - Attorney - Preston, Lancashire
Emmana Charnley - Wife - 52 - 1809 - Skipton, Yorkshire
William Charnley - Son - 19 - 1842 - Attorney Clerk - Preston Lancashire

1871 Census:

Fishergate Hill, Preston, Lancashire
William Charnley - Head - 29 - 1842 - Solicitor - Preston, Lancashire
Fanny A. Charnley - Wife - 25 - 1846 - Windsor, Berkshire
Marion A. Shout - Sister-in-law - Married - 33 - 1838 - Middlesex
Lilian Ada Charnley - Daughter - 7 - 1864 - Scholar - Preston, Lancashire
William Stuart George Charnley - Son - 4 - 1867 - Preston, Lancashire

1881 Census:

3, Park Crescent, North Meols, Lancashire
William Charnley - Head - Married - 75 - 1806 - Solicitor - Preston, Lancashire
Emmana Charnley - Wife - 72 - 1809 - Skipton, Yorkshire
Lilian Ada Charnley - Daughter - 17 - 1864 - Preston, Lancashire

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William Charnley was born about 1806 at Preston, Lancashire and died during the December quarter of 1881, aged 75, at Ormskirk, Lancashire. He was first married to Grace Cook (born about 1806 at Penwortham, Lancashire and baptised there 25 December 1806, died during the June Quarter of 1842 at Preston) on 8 July 1830 at Saint John, Preston in Lancashire. He was second married to Emmana Dewhirst on 30 March 1847, also at Saint John, Preston in Lancashire. Emmana was the daughter of Benjamin Dewhirst. Emmana was born 10 June 1811 at Skipton in Yorkshire and baptised at St. Peter in Leeds, Yorkshire 10 October 1811. Emmana died during the June quarter of 1888 at Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire.

William and Grace had issue:

William Mawdsley Charnley (1841-1878)
Thomas Mawdsley Charnley (1831-)
Martha Charnley (1832-)
Henry Crook Charnley (1834-)
Thomas Mawdsley Charnley (1836-)

William Mawdsley Charnley