HERRING FAMILY

James SparkesAge: 64 years18251889

Name
James Sparkes
Surname
Sparkes
Given names
James
Birth about 1825
MarriageMary BellView this family
August 24, 1853 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Richard Bell Sparkes
May 9, 1854 (Age 29 years)
Address: 11 Wall St.
Occupation
Mariner
1854 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a son
#2
George Bell Sparkes
about 1857 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Barbara Ann Bell Sparkes
about 1859 (Age 34 years)
Census 1861 (Age 36 years)
Note: Also present is James' wife Mary's father, George Bell, widower, age 67, occupation Master Tailor. Also, Mary's 25yr old sister Elizabeth, dressmaker, and her 17yr old brother George, House & Ship Joiner.
Occupation
Coal Trimmer
1861 (Age 36 years)

Birth of a son
#4
James Henry Sparkes
1863 (Age 38 years)
Census 1871 (Age 46 years)
Occupation
Trimmer (coal?)
1871 (Age 46 years)

Birth of a son
#5
William Jake or Tate Sparkes
about 1873 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1
James Henry Sparkes
March 11, 1879 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Edith Isabella Sparkes
March 22, 1881 (Age 56 years)
Death of a granddaughterEdith Isabella Sparkes
May 15, 1881 (Age 56 years)
Census 1881 (Age 56 years)
Note: Also present for this census are William Bell, 9, nephew, and George F Bell, 5, also nephew.
Occupation
Labourer
1881 (Age 56 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3
Frederick George Sparkes
August 19, 1882 (Age 57 years)
Address: 34 Albert Rd
Birth of a grandchild
#4
Unknown Baby Sparkes
July 4, 1885 (Age 60 years)
Death of a grandchildUnknown Baby Sparkes
July 6, 1885 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5
Richard William Sparkes
August 22, 1886 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Mary A Clifford
about 1887 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Mary Sparkes
about 1888 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8
Robert Bell Sparkes
January 4, 1889 (Age 64 years)
Note: Source has Robert born on 1st April 1889. (Info from Stanley Hazlewood - 1980).
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Elizabeth J Clifford
about 1889 (Age 64 years)
Death November 16, 1889 (Age 64 years)
Family with Mary Bell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 24, 1853Sunderland, Co. Durham, England
8 months
son
4 years
son
3 years
daughter
5 years
son
11 years
son

Census
Also present is James' wife Mary's father, George Bell, widower, age 67, occupation Master Tailor. Also, Mary's 25yr old sister Elizabeth, dressmaker, and her 17yr old brother George, House & Ship Joiner.
Census
Also present for this census are William Bell, 9, nephew, and George F Bell, 5, also nephew.
Note
James Sparkes was a sea captain and spent most of his life at sea.