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)  




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