Margaret Thornber

ID No.1577, (circa 1828 - )
Father*01 Thornber d. b 1851
Mother*Alice ?-----?1 b. c 1787
Relationship2nd great-grandmother of Tony Collins
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Ancestor Chart for Tony
Descendent Chart for Margaret Thornber
Birth*c 1828 Margaret Thornber was born in Burnley, Lancashire, England.1,2 
Illiterate*19 May 1850 Margaret Thornber was probably illiterate as she "made her mark" on the birth certificate of her daughter, Rosanna (178), on 19 May 1850.3 
Birth Reg
28 Jun 1850 She registered the birth of Rosanna Thornber, her daughter, in Burnley.3 
Census 1851
30 Mar 1851 The 1851 UK Census enumerated Margaret Thornber as being daughter of Alice Thornber, Head of the household at 2 Back Finsley, Habergham Eaves, Burnley, Lancashire, England.1 
Occupation*30 Mar 1851 Margaret Thornber was a rover in a cotton mill.1  
Marriage*1855 She married Isaac Smith.4,2 
Occupation7 Apr 1861 Margaret Thornber was a tobacco pipe maker.2  
Census 1861
7 Apr 1861 The 1861 UK Census enumerated Margaret Smith as being wife of Isaac Smith, Head of the household at Burnley Moor, Habergham Eaves, Burnley, Lancashire, England.2 

Family 1


Family 2

Isaac Smith (c 1820 - )
Last Edited16 Feb 2017


  1. [S41] FreeCen : C: 1851: HO107,2252,84,24 sch:92.Cert/transcript held
  2. [S41] FreeCen : C: 1861: RG9,3073,9,12 sch:67.Cert/transcript held
  3. [S21] PRO Cert : B: 1850/2: Burnley 21,275,63. Cert/transcript held
  4. [S22] Old Parochial Records (England/Wales) : Downloaded from the FreeBMD website.