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Reuben James Lord (c1846–1906)

  • born at Backup, Lancashire
  • in 1851 was living in Spotland, Lancashire with grandfather David Lord , a cotton weaver, and mother Martha Lord, a mangler
  • in 1861 was living in Newchurch, Lancashire with mother Martha, now a milliner
  • in 1869 married Sarah Ann Hodgson (1851–1919) at Kendal, Wesmorland
  • in 1871 was living at 5 House of Correction Hill (now Windermere Road), Kendal
  • railway servant in 1881 living at 6 House of Correction Hill, Kendal
  • railway signalman in 1891 living at 24 Helmside, Oxenholme
  • railway signalman in 1901 living at 24 Helmside, Oxenholme
  • died 1906 intestate
  • in 1911 wife Sarah was a housekeeper living at Low Cottages, Endmoor, Westmorland
  • wife Sarah died 1919 intestate

Reuben and Sarah had six children, one of whom died as an infant:

  • Martha Lord (1870–1932) – baptised 1 January 1871 at Kendal St. Thomas – married Henry Ellis Swainbank (1868–1942) in 1891 – see Swainbank family page
  • Sarah Eliza Lord (1873–?) – baptised 19 October 1873 at Kendal St. Thomas – in 1891 was a servant at the Station Inn
  • Alice Maud Lord (1876–1955) – appeared twice in 1891 census (at 24 Helmside and at the Station Inn!) – married Anthony Swainbank (1875–1933) in 1898 – see Swainbank family page
  • James Marsden Lord (1882–1937) – see further information below
  • Violet Emma Lord (1887–1978) – born 8 August 1887 – married Thomas Atkinson in 1916
  • Herbert Rainforth Hodgson Lord (1890–1892) – died as an infant

James Marsden Lord (1882–1937)

  • born 1882
  • lived at 24 Helmside, Oxenholme
  • railway engine cleaner in 1901
  • married Alice Jane Parker (1887-1949) in 1910
  • railway engine fireman in 1911 living at Woodend Terrace, Tebay, Westmorland
  • died in 1939
  • widow Alice lived at Lunesdale Buildings, Tebay
  • Alice died in 1949

James and Alice had six children, one who died as an infant:

  • John R Lord (1912-?)
  • Violet Lord (1913-1913) – died as an infant
  • Thomas Kitchener Lord (1914-1989)
  • Herbert Lord (1918-1985) – married Irene Winter at St. Osmund’s Church, Derby
  • Hilda Lord (1919-?)
  • Doreen Lord (1921-?)

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Page last updated 16 October 2017

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