Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameJames COOP
Birth1786, Westhoughton
Death1867, Westhoughton
FatherJames COOP (1760-)
MotherElizabeth HOLDEN (1760-)
Birth1795, Westhoughton
Marriage1 Dec 1816, St Peter's, Bolton-le-Moors
ChildrenBetty (1817-)
 Sarah (1819-1860)
 James (1820-)
 Josiah (1822-1897)
 Mary (1823-1875)
Notes for James COOP
James Coop was born in 1786 and christened in Westhoughton on 12th August 1786. He was the son of James Coop (1760) and Elizabeth Holden. He married Mary Hodkinson at St Peter's church, Bolton-le-Moors on 1st December 1816. In 1841 he was working as a cotton weaver and living in Dobb Brow, Deane - later Westhoughton. In 1847 he was a weaver. In 1851 he was a widower, working as a cotton weaver and lodging with silk weaver Robert Woodward in Dobb Brow, Westhoughton. In 1861 he was living in the household of his son-in-law, William Hodgkinson, at Chew Moor, Rumworth. He died of old age in Farnworth Union Workhouse (later Townley’s Hospital) on 9th January 1867.

• 1. Marriage Certificate. James Coop listed as father of Mary Coop on Mary's marriage certificate of 1847. Weaver. • 2. International Genealogical Index. James Coop listed as father of Betty, Sarah, James, Josiah and Mary Coop. • 3. International Genealogical Index. James Coop married Mary Hodkinson on 1 December 1816 at St Peter, Bolton-le-Moors. • 4. International Genealogical Index. James Coope. Christened 12 August 1786, Westhoughton. Father: James Coope. Mother: Betty. • 5. 1861 Census. Chew Moor, Rumworth. James Coop. Wife's father. Age 76. Formerly Cotton Weaver. Born Westhoughton. • 6. 1851 Census. Dobb Brow, Westhoughton. James Coop. Lodger. Widower. Age 66. Cotton Weaver & Bellman. Born Westhoughton. • 7. 1841 Census. Dobb Brow, Deane. James Coop. Age 55. Cotton Weaver. Born Lancashire. • 8. Coop, James. Mar. 1867. 8c. 190. Bolton. Age 85. • 9. Death Certificate. Reg. District: Bolton. Sub-district: Farnworth. 60. Ninth January 1867, Union Workhouse, Farnworth. James Coop, Male, 85 years, Rank or Profession unknown to Informant. Cause: Old age, Certified. Informant: X, The mark of Peter Ratcliffe, Present at the death, Union Workhouse Farnworth. Reg: Ninth January 1867, Peter Thornley, Registrar.
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