In memory of William Dickinson, my Maternal 4th Great-Grandfather on the DICKINSON branch.


  • Martha Dickinson christening record - "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Martha Dickinson, 28 Apr 1828); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 0828162 (RG4 4110).

  • 1841 United Kingdom Census Kimberworth, Yorkshire, England

  • 1851 United Kingdom Census, (Reg. Dist. "Wortley"), Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

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William Dickinson

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1791 (est.)

Walkley, Yorkshire, England


1830 or earlier





1864 Aug

Sheffield, Yorkshire, England

Burngreave Cemetery





William Dickinson was born abt. 1791 in Walkley, Yorkshire, England. He married a woman by the name of Ann, who was born abt. 1806 in Bradfield, Yorkshire. Together they had five known children: Ann, Martha, John, Joseph, and Elizabeth Dickinson. In 1841 they lived at Woodstock Bower in Kimberworth, and he was employed as a "Tilter" (Hammersmith). In 1851 they were still in Yorkshire, counted on the Wortley district of Yorkshire. He was a Journeyman Tilter. He died at the age of 71 at Portland Street and was buried on August 25, 1864, at Burngreave Cemetery in Sheffield. (Grave #11, Section M7).


William Dickinson & were the parents of my ancestor,

  1. Ann Dickinson, b. abt. 1826* 

  2. Martha Dickinson, born in 1828, in Crookes, Yorkshire.*  **
    Christened Presbyterian May 26, 1828 in Stannington, Yorkshire

  3. John Dickinson, b. abt.1832 in Kimberworth, Yorkshire*  **

  4. Joseph Dickinson b. abt. 1836*

  5. Elizabeth Dickinson, b. abt. 1844 in Kimberworth, Yorkshire**

[*1841 Census  **1851 Census]

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