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William Graham William Graham William Graham 1868 - 1920
William was born on 18 July 1868, the son of George Graham and Jane Robson, in the Village of Shotton Colliery. He resided at 14 Percey Street in the Village of Wheatley Hill on 3 April 1881. He was 21 years old, and a Colliery Fireman, living in Station Town, when he married Jane Harrison, age 20, on 23 December 1889. Station Town is a village, 2 miles south of Shotton, in Durham County. He was a Colliery Brakesman in 1903, and a Colliery Engineman in 1906. William was 51 years old, and resided at 33 Cotsford Lane, Horden, when he died on 15 January 1920. The cause of death was listed as Gastritis, and Syncope. His occupation was Colliery Winding Engineman (above ground).
Jane Harrison 1869 - 1942
Jane was born on 5 June 1869, the daughter of Leonard Harrison and Ellen Bewick, née Crossgrove, in Wheatley Hill, Wingate. At age 18, she gave birth to a child, Margaret Ellen. She was 20 years old, and still living in the village of Wheatley Hill, when she married William Graham on 23 December 1889. Wheatley Hill is a colliery village, just outside the town of Wingate, 8 miles south east of Durham. The marriage was performed by Rev. John S. Robinson, in the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, in the town of Haswell, which is 4 miles north west of Horden. Jane was 73 years old, and resided at 70 West Street, Blackhall Colliery, when she died on 14 April 1942. The cause of death was listed as Cerebral Thrombosis. Jane is shown seated on the right in this undated picture.


They had the following children:
Jane Graham
  Margaret Ellen Born 19 Oct 1887   Wheatley Hill, Wingate Married James Young
Ethel Jane Born May 1890   Wheatley Hill, Wingate Married Joseph Dixon
Dora Born 13 Aug 1892   Newcastle upon Tyne Married Joseph William H. Potts
George Born 1 Dec 1894   Newcastle upon Tyne Married Sarah Jane Milburn
William Born 5 Jun 1897   Newcastle upon Tyne Married Frances ?
Hilda Born 17 Oct 1900   Newcastle upon Tyne No Marriage Information
Eva Born 31 Dec 1903   Horden Died at a young age
Mary Ann Born 24 Mar 1906   Horden Died at a young age
Thomas Edward Born 7 Mar 1908   Horden Married Jane Anderson Carling
Leonard Born 4 Dec 1911   Horden Married Janet Armes Anderson
Norman Born 16 Jun 1914   Horden Married Constance May Jarvis

They resided on Maria Street, in Wheatley Hill, on 6 April 1891. They then moved to South Elswick, Newcastle, at 11 Richard Street, and later to 23 Richard Street, and later to 25 Richard Street, which was just south of St. John's Cemetery. These "Tyneside Flats" consisted of three rooms and a scullery downstairs, a very small bedroom upstairs, and a lavatory  outside  in  the  back  yard.  William  could  walk    the three blocks to the Elswick Colliery. They resided at 1 Grant Street, Horden, in 1906, and on 1 December 1908, when a work permit was obtained for George at age 14. They resided at 33 Cotsford Lane in 1919 and when George was married in 1921. They later moved to West Street, Blackhall Colliery.

Birth of Parents
A Boy
(William Graham)
b: 18 July 1868 Shotton Colliery
of George Graham, Coal Miner, and Jane Graham, formerly Robson
Easington District, County Durham    1868 2Q Easington 10a 375
Jane Harrison b: 5 June 1869 Wheatley Hill, Wingate
Of Leonard Harrison, Master Sinker, and Ellen Harrison, formerly Bewick
Easington District, County Durham    1869 2Q Easington 10a 412

Child
Margaret Ellen Harrison b: 19 Oct 1887 Kelloe, Winning, Wheatley Hill, Wingate, County Durham
daughter of Jane Harrison
Easington District, County Durham

Marriage
23 Dec 1889
William Graham
(21)
Jane Harrison (20)
John S. Robinson, Minister
Haswell Wesleyan Chapel, Easington District, County Durham
Colliery Fireman, Station Town, Father: George Graham, Colliery Engineman
Wheatley Hill, Father: Leonard Harrison, Master Sinker, by Certificate
Wit: Ralph Harrison & Mary Williams    1889 4Q Easington 10a 710

Children
Ethel Jane Graham b: May 1890 Thornley, County Durham
of William Graham and Jane Graham, formerly Harrison   1890 3Q Easington 10a 428

1891 Census RG12-4110 6 April 1891 Wingate, St. Bartholomew, Wheatley Hill
Maria Street
William Graham
Jane (Wife)
Ethel Jane
Age 23
Age 21
Age 11 Mo.'s
Coal Miner Durham
Durham
Durham
Thornley
Wheatley Hill
Wingate
18 Jul 1868
5 Jun 1869
May 1890

1891 Census RG12-4110 6 April 1891 Wheatley Hill
Gowland Terrace
Leonard Harrison
Ellen
Ralph
Sarah
Dora
Leonard
Margaret E. (Gdau.)
Age 52
Age 46
Age 20
Age 18
Age 13
Age 9
Age 3
Coal Miner
 
Coal Miner
 
Scholar
Scholar
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
  5 Nov 1838
29 Oct 1844
abt 1871
abt 1873
abt 1878
abt 1882
19 Oct 1887

Dora Graham b: 13 Aug 1892 19 Gwe Terrace, Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne
Of William Graham, Colliery Engineman, and Jane Graham, formerly Harrison
Newcastle upon Tyne District, Northumberland County    1892 4Q Newcastle T 10b 3
George Graham b: 1 Dec 1894 11 Richard St. South Elswick Westgate Newcastle upon Tyne
Of William Graham, Colliery Engineman, and Jane Graham, formerly Harrison
Newcastle upon Tyne District, Northumberland County   1894 4Q Newcastle T 10b 82
William Graham b: 5 Jun 1897 23 Richard St. South Elswick Westgate Newcastle upon Tyne
Of William Graham, Colliery Engineman, and Jane Graham, formerly Harrison
Newcastle upon Tyne District, Northumberland County    1897 3Q Newcastle T 1017
Hilda Graham b: 17 Oct 1900 25 Richard St. South Elswick Westgate Newcastle upon Tyne
Of William Graham, Colliery Engineman, and Jane Graham, formerly Harrison
Newcastle upon Tyne District, Northumberland County    1900 4Q Newcastle T 10b 5

1901 Census RG13-4771 1 April 1901 Elswick, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland
25 Richard Street
William Graham
Jane (Wife)
Ethel J.
Dora
George
William
Hilda
Ralph Heipler (Boarder)
Age 32
Age 31
Age 10
Age 8
Age 6
Age 3
Age 5 Mo.
Age 20
Colliery Engine Driver






Hotel Barman
Durham
Durham
Durham
Northumberland
Northumberland
Northumberland
Northumberland
Durham
Shotton
Thornley Colliery
Wingate Parish
Newcastle
Newcastle
Newcastle
Newcastle
Murton Colliery
18 Jul 1868
5 Jun 1869
May 1890
13 Aug 1892
1 Dec 1894
5 Jun 1897
17 Oct 1900
abt 1880

Eva Graham b: 31 Dec 1903 Third Row, Horden Colliery (Residence of Ellen Harrison)
Of William Graham, Colliery Brakesman, and Jane Graham, formerly Harrison
Easington District, Wingate Sub-district, County Durham    1904 1Q Easington 10a 486
Mary Ann Graham b: 24 Mar 1906 Grant Street, Horden Colliery
Of William Graham, Colliery Engineman, and Jane Graham, formerly Harrison
Easington District, Wingate Sub-district, County Durham    1906 2Q Easington 10a 500
Thomas Edward Graham b: 7 Mar 1908 Horden Colliery
Of William Graham, and Jane Graham, formerly Harrison    1908 2Q Easington 10a 534

1911 Census
1 Grant Street
RG14-248 3 April 1911 Horden, Sunderland, County Durham
William Graham
Jane (Wife)
Ethel Jane
Dora
George
William
Hilda
Eva
Mary Ann
Thomas Edward
Age 42
Age 41
Age 20
Age 18
Age 16
Age 13
Age 10
Age 7
Age 5
Age 3
Colliery Winding Engineman



Vent Fan Engine Cleaner
School
Shotton
Wingate
Wingate
Elswick
Elswick
Elswick
Elswick
Shotton
Shotton
Shotton
Durham
Durham
Durham
Newcastle-on-Tyne
Newcastle-on-Tyne
Newcastle-on-Tyne
Newcastle-on-Tyne
Durham
Durham
Durham
18 Jul 1868
5 Jun 1869
May 1890
13 Aug 1892
1 Dec 1894
5 Jun 1897
17 Oct 1900
31 Dec 1903
24 Mar 1906
7 Mar 1908
The census states that Jane had 9 children, of which 8 are still living.




















1 Grant Street

Leonard Graham b: 4 Dec 1911 Horden Colliery
Of William Graham, and Jane Graham, formerly Harrison    1912 1Q Easington 10a 950
Norman Graham b: 16 Jun 1914 Horden Colliery
Of William Graham, and Jane Graham, formerly Harrison    1914 3Q Easington 10a 1001

Death
William Graham Died 15 Jan 1920, Age 51, 33 Cotsford Lane, Horden Colliery     1920 2Q Easington 10a 516
Colliery Winding Engineman (above ground), of Gastritis and Syncope, informant: G. Graham, Son

1939 Register Birth Date September 1939
70 West Street, Blackhall Colliery, Easington, County Durham
Jane Graham (Widow)
Leonard (Son) (s)
Norman (Son) (s)
4 Jun 1869
4 Dec 1911
16 Jun 1914
Household Duties
Lorry Driver
Lorry Drivers Mate


Death
Jane Graham Died 14 Apr 1942, Age 73, 70 West Street, Blackhall Colliery     1942 2Q Durham E 10a 600
Widow of William Graham (Coal miner), of Cerebral Thrombosis,
Informant: Mary Margaret Riley, 68 West Street, Blackhall Colliery, Causing the body to be buried.
Easington District, Castle Eden Sub-district, County Durham