Spencer Family Tree of Ted & Barbara Spencer

John Parker

b. abt 1778, Heckmondwike, W/Yks    

(Parents & siblings unknown)    

 

d./br. 4 Dec. 1853, Birstall, Heckmondwike (Ag.75)

 

occ: Blanket manufacturer

(Listed on Baines’s 1822 Directory and Gazetteer

Directory for Heckmondwike)

 

m: 15 May 1803, St Peter’s Church, Birstall, W/Yks  

 

Sp. Nancy (Hannah) OXLEY  

  

 

 

 

 

 

Known children:

(b/bp: Birstall/Heckmondwike/Wakefield)

* Martha PARKER

(b. 9 Aug 1805, Batley/bp1. 1 Nov 1805 New Zion Independent, Wakefield/bp2. 18 Jan 1807, Birstall)

* Mary Parker (1811)  

* John Parker (1811)

* Nancy Parker (1822)  

 

 

1777-1779

The world’s first iron bridge is built across the River Severn at Coalbrookdale, Shropshire

 

 

 

1803

Beethoven composes his 3rd Symphony, heralding Romanticism

 

 

 

1821

Travel and trade between Dewsbury and Leeds ‘greatly improved by a broad and spacious new road