Notes


Note for:   Mary Billington,   3 Oct 1902 - 1977          Index
Christening:   
     Date:   5 Oct 1902
     Place:   St Marys Newhouse Rc, Lancs

Individual note:   
Godparents: Edward & Ann Billington

Notes


Note for:   Alice Billington,   9 Mar 1904 - 1990          Index
Christening:   
     Date:   13 Mar 1904
     Place:   St Marys Newhouse Rc, Lancs

Individual note:   
Godparent: Elizabeth Hall

Notes


Note for:   Agnes Billington,   8 Aug 1906 - 8 Oct 1994 aged 88          Index
Christening:   
     Date:   12 Aug 1906
     Place:   St Marys Newhouse Rc, Lancs
Burial:   
     Date:   14 Oct 1994
     Place:   St Marys Newhouse Rc, Lancs

Individual note:   
Godparents: Thomas & Ann Jane Metcalf

Notes


Note for:   Ann Billington,   27 Apr 1911 - 6 Jan 2010          Index
Christening:   
     Date:   30 Apr 1911
     Place:   St Marys Newhouse Rc, Lancs
Occupation:   
Burial:   
     Place:   Preston, Lancashire, UK

Individual note:   
Godparents: Matthew & Agnes Gornall

Notes


Note for:   Edward Billington,   6 Aug 1828 - 17 Nov 1885 aged 56          Index
Christening:   
     Date:   7 Aug 1828
     Place:   St Andrews Rc, Cottam, Lancs
Burial:   
     Date:   22 Nov 1885
     Place:   St Marys Newhouse Rc, Lancs

Individual note:   
Godparents: William & Joan Billington

Edward took over the tenancy of the 65.5 acre Hen Foot Farm , White Horse Lane, Myerscough, Barton, Lancashire from hi s father John. The farm was owned by the Duchy of Lancashir e, records of the tenancy are still to be checked at the Du chy office in Forton.

Ratcliffe Farm, previously Hen Foot Farm belonging to the C rown, was tenanted by the Billington family from the late 1 700's, and remained in the family until 1966, when the lat e Mr Edward Billington retired. In 1866-1867 there was a ca ttle plague known as "rinderpest". Perhaps it was what woul d be called "foot and mouth disease" today. Mr Edward Billi ngton (grandfather of the last mentioned) was appointed cat tle examiner. For this he was suitable rewarded, and the pr esentation was made in the White Horse Inn in 1867.

On 15.9.1888 a yearly lease of Ratcliffe Farm (plan attache d) was granted by the Duchy of Lancaster to Mrs Mary Billin gton (see transcript below).

12.4.1899 - Mary Billington died intestate and Letters of A dministration to her estate were granted by the Duchy of La ncaster to one Cuthbert Billington .

Mrs M. Hesketh (nee Billington) was born in 1896 and live d till 1900 with her parents, brothers and sisters at 3, Br idge Cottage, when she moved to Ratcliffe Farm with her par ents, brothers & sisters. Her brother was Edward Billlingto n, the last of the Billingtons to tenant the farm. The lan d from this farm has since been divided and put to Highe r & Lower Park Heads and the house let to Mr & Mrs Worden.

1861 Census Notes / Hen Foot Farm:

Edward B. 32years Owns 66 acres of Land and Employs 5 men . Born Woodplumpton
Wife Margaret 28yrs Born Myerscough
Son John 1 year Born Myerscough
Thos. Blacow (U) Servant, 64years Ag.Lab b. Thornton
Cuthbert Catterall Serv. (U) 20 years, Ploughman b. Myersco ugh
John Lawrence, Serv. (U) 18yrs Ag Lab b. Lancaster
Elizabeth Moon, Servant 21 years (U) b. Salwick. Dairymaid

1881 Census Notes

Dwelling:Liveseys, Census Place:Myerscough, Lancashire, Eng land
Source:FHL Film 1342019, PRO Ref RG11, Piece 4258, Folio 44 , Page 4
MarrAgeSexBirthplace

Edward BILLINGTONM52 MWoodplumpton, Lancashire, England
Rel:Head
Occ:Farmer (Of 106 Acres)

Mary BILLINGTONM48 FMyerscough, Lancashire, England
Rel:Wife

Margaret BILLINGTONU19 FMyerscough, Lancashire, England
Rel:Daur
Occ:Assists (Ag Lab)

Robert BILLINGTONU17 MMyerscough, Lancashire, England
Rel:Son
Occ:F Lab

Cuthbert BILLINGTONU15 MMyerscough, Lancashire, England
Rel:Son
Occ:F Lab

Agnes BILLINGTON 13 FMyerscough, Lancashire, England
Rel:Daur
Occ:Assists

Mary J. BILLINGTON 11 FMyerscough, Lancashire, England
Rel:Daur

Edward BILLINGTON 7 MMyerscough, Lancashire, England
Rel:Son
Occ:Scholar

Ann BILLINGTON 5 FMyerscough, Lancashire, England
Rel:Daur
Occ:Scholar

Thomas RICHMONDU40 MGoosnargh, Lancashire, England
Rel:Serv
Occ:Farm Servant (Indr)

Margaret CATTERALLU13 FMyerscough, Lancashire, England
Rel:Serv
Occ:Domestic Serv

William HANKINSONU21 MMyerscough, Lancashire, England
Rel:Serv
Occ:Farm Serv (Indr)

1891 Census Notes

Myerscough, Livseys Farm

Mary Billington, Head, Widow, 57, Farmer, Myerscough, Lancs
Cuthbert, Son, S, 24, works on the farm, Myerscough
Mary Jane, Daur, S, 20, works on the farm, Myerscough, Lancs
Edward, Son, S, 17, works on the farm, Myerscough, Lancs
Ann, Daur, S, 15, works on the farm, Myerscough, Lancs
Edward, Grandson, S, 10, Scholar, Myerscough, Lancs
Cuthbert Crompton, Nephew, S, 14, Farm Servant, Preston, La ncs
Thomas Morrison Lucas, Nephew, S, 40, Farm Servant, Halton

NEWHOUSE St MARY's (NEWSHAM) RC, Book ref: 1/89-90 (Gravest one Inscriptions)

Edward BILLINGTON of Myerscough 17 Nov 1885 age 56
Mary wife 12 Apr 1899 age 67
Robert son 27 May 1900 age 36