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Re: Which William Cottam?
« Reply #9 on: Monday 08 April 19 17:42 BST (UK) »
Thanks Colin, my brain is totally fried!!!!! One thing, donít know how relevant, the other William and wife Elizabeth are listed in 1861 Newton St Preston with son Cuthbert. Could Cuddy in the William and Jennet family be short for Cuthbert? James, son of William and Betty marriage 1859 it says father William late. Again Margaret Lewis is a witness. Also brides father late William in Betty b1819 marriage in 1848.

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Re: Which William Cottam?
« Reply #10 on: Monday 08 April 19 18:22 BST (UK) »

I think this William and Elizabeth wre the ones who married 1809
William Cottom   abt 1787   8 May 1836   Broughton, St John the Baptist
Abode

Elizabeth Cottom   abt 1789   21 Aug 1859   Broughton
Abode Nelson St Preston

I think this is your William
William Cottam
Age:   80 (1788)
Death Place:   Newton St
Burial Date:   26 Sep 1868
Burial Place:   St John'S Church, Preston, Lancashire, England


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Re: Which William Cottam?
« Reply #11 on: Monday 08 April 19 18:25 BST (UK) »
Elizabeth Cottam
Age:   70 (1787)
Death Place:   Newton St
Burial Date:   23 Dec 1857
Burial Place:   St John'S Church, Preston, Lancashire, England

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Re: Which William Cottam?
« Reply #12 on: Monday 08 April 19 18:48 BST (UK) »
I think this is the census.

1861 Ė 15 Newton St      
William Cottam   74   Born Whittingham widower
Alice Woods   37   Daughter - married
Ann Cottam   15   
Cuthbert Woods   7   
John Woods   3   
Ellen Robinson   33   Boarder
      
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Re: Which William Cottam?
« Reply #13 on: Monday 08 April 19 18:49 BST (UK) »
Just to add more confusion, on the death of Betty 1859 Nelson St, Margaret Lewis and her family, also Mary and William Rigbyís son, William are at Nelson St in 1861 census. Wonder if that is just coincidence!

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Re: Which William Cottam?
« Reply #14 on: Monday 08 April 19 19:12 BST (UK) »
Alice Cottam married James Woods Ė Preston Q2/1855

Baptism Saint John,Preston
Cuthbert?
John Woods 2 Apr 1858

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Re: Which William Cottam?
« Reply #15 on: Monday 08 April 19 19:54 BST (UK) »
Thanks Colin. I do think youíre right, in that William marriage to Elizabeth Lofthouse is the William of William and Jennet because of Ann as witness and the connection to the name Cuthbert. I have since however looked at the other William, father John. I have found 2 other births, James 1783 at Broughton, abode Barton and Betty 1786 also Broughton and Barton. What I find interesting is in 1861 James is living at Woodplumpton, birth is listed as Myerscough. Itís not easy is it!