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Matthew NESSWORTHY

Male Abt 1849 - 1907  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Matthew NESSWORTHY  [1
    Born Abt 1849  South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Name Nurseworthy 
    Died 27 Oct 1907  South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Death registered for Matthew NESWORTHY, age 56, on 27 October 1907, at 27 Market Place, South Shields, Seaman and Merchant Sailor. Cause of death - bronchitis and syncope. Informant - R. NESWORTHY, brother, in attendance; residing at 40 Wellington St., South Shields.
    Person ID I634  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2015 

    Father Matthew NOSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1819, Staverton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1903, Union Workhouse, Harton, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Mary RIDLEY,   b. Abt 1823, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1866, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1842  Parish Church of St. Hilda, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Matthew NURSWORTHY, Bachelor, Mariner, residing in South Shields, son of Thomas NURSWORTHY, Labourer; and Mary RIDLEY, of full age, Spinster, residing in South Shields, daughter of Robert RIDLEY, Shipwright. Neither could sign their names. Witnesses: M. JAMESON and James RAMSEY. Married after Banns, at the Church of St. Hilda, Parish of St. Hilda, South Shields, Durham. Curate: S.R. Thomas. [4]
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth MORRISON,   b. Abt 1849, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1918, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 27 May 1878  Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Matthew NESSWORTHY, of full age, Bachelor, Mariner, residing at 73 Dale St., South Shields, son of Matthew NESSWORTHY, Mariner; and Elizabeth MORRISON, of full age, Spinster, residing at same address, daughter of Alexander MORRISON, Master Mariner, married 27 May 1878. They were married at the Parish Church of Westoe. Witnesses: William H[illeg.], June C[illeg.]

      [It is interesting to note the status of "Spinster" for Elizabeth on this document in light of her first marriage and subsequent child.] [5]
    Children 
     1. John Morrison NESSWORTHY,   b. 27 Feb 1879, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     2. Matthew NESSWORTHY,   b. 9 Sep 1882, Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1916, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     3. Mary Isabella NESSWORTHY,   b. 4 Mar 1887, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Lily Maud NESSWORTHY,   b. 17 Oct 1889, Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2013 
    Family ID F1166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    2. [S120] Census of England, 1901.

    3. [S83] Certified Copy of an Entry of Death, General Register Office.

    4. [S265] Parish Register, St. Hilda, South Shields, Durham.

    5. [S74] Certified Copy of an Entry of Marriage, General Register Office.