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Ambrose Nessworthy

Male 1863 - 1915  (51 years)


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  • Name Ambrose Nessworthy 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Residence 1863  Marshall's Quay, Shadwell Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 29 Nov 1863  South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Ambrose Nessworthy 29 Nov. 1863, Matthew (Master mariner, Merchant Services) / Mary formerly Ridley, Marshall's Quay, South Shields; Mary made her mark.
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  (210), Heron Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1881  SS 'Mary', Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1881 
    Apprentice seaman 
    Residence 1886  44, St Anns Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1889  39, Wolseley Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 12 Feb 1891-29 Jun 1891  Hull, East Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Crewman on board 'Tasso' 
    • The 'Tasso' (95829) was a steam driven ship, built at Hull 1890 and ran until 1914.
    Residence 1901  57, Pulman Street, Sculcoates, Hull, East Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1911  East Riding Asylum, Walkington, Hull, East Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 1 Mar 1915  East Riding Asylum, Walkington, Hull, East Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: GPI 
    • Death registered for Ambrose Nessworthy, age 53?, JFM 1915 Beverley.
    Notes 
    • There was an earlier marriage of an Ambrose Nessworthy to Johan ( Joan ) Lennie in 1886. She died age 29, on 29 March 1889; also a child, Joan Lennie Nessworthy, died that same year. This might have been first wife and child.
    Person ID I7312  Extended Craxford Family | Judith's maternal branch in the Craxford tree
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2014 

    Father Matthew Nosworthy,   b. 16 Jul 1819, Staverton, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1903, South Shields Union Workhouse, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Ridley,   b. 1823, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1866, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1842  St Hilda's Church, South Shields, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Parish record states: Matthew Nursworthy, bachelor, mariner, residing in South Shields. Father: Thomas Nursworthy, labourer. Mary Ridley, of full age, spinster, residing in South Shields. Father: Robert Ridley, shipwright. Neither could sign their names. Witnesses: M. Jameson and James Ramsey. Married after banns, at the Church of St. Hilda, Parish of St. Hilda, South Shields, Durham. Curate: S.R. Thomas. Entry no. 494.
    Census Returns
    RG: Nosworthy, Matthew (1861) and family
    RG: Nosworthy, Matthew (1861) and family
    1861. Mary Nesworthy (wife of Matthew and mother of Robert Ridley) is living with her family in Marshall's Quay.
    Nesworthy Mary    M Wife 37                           Durham, Shields
    Nesworthy Robert S Son 16 Boat builder's apprentice Durham, Shields
    Nesworthy Matthew S Son 12 Boat builder's apprentice Durham, Shields
    Nesworthy William S Son 8 Durham, Shields
    Nesworthy John S Son 4 Durham, Shields
    Nesworthy Ridley S Son 2 Durham, Shields
    England Census RG9/3793 South Shields South Shields 110 27
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 1 Joan Lennie,   b. 3 Aug 1859, Stromness, Orkney, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1889, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1886  Register Office, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Joan Lennie Nessworthy,   b. Feb 1889, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1889, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Nessworthy, Ambrose (1886) and Joan Lennie
    MC: Nessworthy, Ambrose (1886) and Joan Lennie
    Within three years, Joan and their daughter (Joan Lennie Nessworthy) were dead
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F8326  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 2 Virtuous Tuck Tombling,   b. 1860, Wiveton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917, South Shields Union Workhouse, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1890  St Mary's Church, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Witnesses 28 Feb 1890 
    Edward Burns; Emma Jane Lee 
    Children 
     1. Lucy Ann Nessworthy,   b. 1899, Hull, East Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1936, South Shields Union Workhouse, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. William Herbert Nessworthy,   b. 1901, Hull, East Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1992  (Age 91 years)
     3. Florence Nessworthy,   b. 1902, Sculcoates, Hull, East Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1997  (Age 95 years)
    Photos
    Ambrose and Virtuous Nessworthy
    Ambrose and Virtuous Nessworthy
    They were married in 1890
    The family of Ambrose and Virtuous Nessworthy
    The family of Ambrose and Virtuous Nessworthy
    L to R: Florence (daughter), Florence Nicol (Florence's daughter), William (son)
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Nessworthy, Ambrose (1890) and Virtuous Tombling
    MC: Nessworthy, Ambrose (1890) and Virtuous Tombling
    This was Ambrose' second marriage. Little is known of the ancestry of Virtuous
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F7108  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Marshall's Quay, Shadwell Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Nov 1863 - South Shields, Tyne And Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Crewman on board 'Tasso' - 12 Feb 1891-29 Jun 1891 - Hull, East Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - 57, Pulman Street, Sculcoates, Hull, East Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - East Riding Asylum, Walkington, Hull, East Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: GPI - 1 Mar 1915 - East Riding Asylum, Walkington, Hull, East Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    BC: Nessworthy, Ambrose (1864)
    BC: Nessworthy, Ambrose (1864)
    Son of Matthew Nessworthy and his first wife Mary Ridley
    DC: Nessworthy, Ambrose (1915)
    DC: Nessworthy, Ambrose (1915)
    He died in the same institution in Beverley where his older brother Robert Ridley Nessworthy had died five years previously

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, South Shields 10a 580 (JFM 1864) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S27] 1871 England Census, South Shields RG10/5027 59 39 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S34] 1881 English Census, RG11/5061 Newcastle upon Tyne St Nicholas 114 8 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S284] 1911 England Census, Walkington Beverley RG14PN28563 RD520 SD2 ED20 SN9999 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Beverley 9d 172 (JFM 1915) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, South Shields December 24 159 (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Newcastle upon Tyne 10b 146 (AMJ 1886) (Reliability: 4).

    8. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Gateshead 10a 1088 (JFM 1890) (Reliability: 3).


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