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Family of William Norwood CHEESMAN and Margaret Ellen BURTON
|Husband:||William Norwood CHEESMAN (1847-1925)|
|Wife:||Margaret Ellen BURTON (1858-1963)|
|Children:||Percy CHEESMAN (1884-1967)|
|William Burton CHEESMAN (1886-1957)|
|Fred CHEESMAN (1889-1918)|
|Gertrude Mary CHEESMAN (1890- )|
|Daniel Norwood CHEESMAN (1893-1958)|
|Elsie Jane CHEESMAN (1896-1986)|
|Marriage||25 Oct 1883|
Husband: William Norwood CHEESMAN
|William Norwood CHEESMAN, William N Cheesman|
|Name:||William Norwood CHEESMAN|
|Name Suffix:||J.P., F.L.S.|
|Father:||Daniel CHEESMAN (1816-1901)|
|Mother:||Jane Elizabeth NORWOOD (1821-1901)|
|Birth||1 Feb 1847||Winterton, Lincolnshire|
|Baptism||7 Feb 1847 (age 0)||Winterton, Lincolnshire|
|Occupation||btw 1870 and 1925 (age 22-78)||Draper; Selby|
|Census||1881 (age 33-34)||Selby|
|Elected (1)||1903 (age 55-56)||Fellow of the Linnean Society of London (1788); Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1V 0LQ|
|Elected (2)||1916 (age 68-69)||President of the Yorkshire Naturalist's Union|
|Elected (3)||1924 (age 76-77)||Jusice of the Peace; Selby|
|Misc||1924 (age 76-77)||Prominent Freemason and Archaeologist; Selby, Yorkshire.|
|Elected (4)||1925 (age 77-78)||President of the British Mycological Society|
|Death||7 Nov 1925 (age 78)||Selby|
|Burial||Nov 1925||Brayton Cemetery, Selby|
|Birth||Lived at Hull in his youth when he swam the Humber.|
|Occupation||He went from Hull to London to learn the drapery business and then at 25 years of age he joined his uncle in the extensive drapery business at Selby which eventually became Cheesman (Selby) Ltd..|
|Census||1881 Census at 16 The Crescent, Selby:
Cheesman, William, Head, Unmarried, 34, Master Draper, born Winterton, Scunthorpe, Lincs.
Cheesman, Mary E, Sister, " 25, Housekeeper, "
Cheesman, Sarah J, " " 19, "
Varsey, Elizabeth, Asst, " 23, Dressmaker, Lincoln, Lincs.
Bowes, John, " " 21, Drapers Asst, Kirby moorside, Yorks.
Butterfield, Harry, Appr, " 17, Drapers Appr, Selby, Yorks.
Finnan, William, " " 17, " " Hambleton, Selby, Yorks.
Reasbeck, Mary, Serv, " 20, Cook (Domestic), Halifax
Jackson, Sarah, " " 14, Gen Serv, Skipwith, Yorks.
Note: At this time the shop was on the ground floor of 16 The Crescent, Selby, and the above people lived over it, probably on two floors.
|Misc||Freemason - in 1924 he was Worshipful Brother, Past Master of his Lodge, Past Provincial Grand Warden of the Province of North East Yorkshire, and Past Grand Assistant Director of Ceromonies (Eng.) Mark; 30 degrees etc.. Author of "On Masons' Marks in particular, and Mediaeval Craftsmen's Marks in general", 1924. He was also a member of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society.|
|Elected (4)||One of the founders of the British Mycological Society, the formation of which was discussed at his home in Selby.|
Wife: Margaret Ellen BURTON
|Margaret Ellen BURTON, MARGBURT|
|Name:||Margaret Ellen BURTON|
|Father:||James BURTON ( - )|
|Mother:||Jane ( - )|
|Birth||3 Jul 1858|
|Census||1881 (age 22-23)||Hinderwell, Yorkshire|
|Death||25 Jan 1963 (age 104)||Uttoxeter|
|Burial||29 Jan 1963||Selby Abbey|
|Census||This seems to be the only 1881 census entry to fit, but it does mean that
parentage needs verifying:
Dwelling: Hill Side
Census Place: Hinderwell, York, England
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 4837 Folio 151 Page 25
Margaret LENG Married, aged 45, Female, born Sunderland, Durham, England
Relationship: Head of household
Margaret E. BURTON, Unmarried, aged 21 F Staithes, York, England
Mary Ann BURTON U 18 F Staithes, York, England
Occ: Telegraph Clerk
William John LENG 3 M Staithes, York, England
Child 1: Percy CHEESMAN
|Percy CHEESMAN, PERCYCHE||Spouse: Mabel Helen JACKSON, MABELJA|
|Spouse 1:||Mabel Helen JACKSON (1885-1953)|
|Spouse 2:||May THORNLEY|
|Birth||26 Aug 1884|
|Residence||1953 (age 68-69)||Pocklington, East Yorkshire|
|Death||27 Jan 1967 (age 82)|
Child 2: William Burton CHEESMAN
|Name:||William Burton CHEESMAN|
|Spouse:||Dorothy ( - )|
|Birth||8 Apr 1886|
|Occupation||Farmer; Camblesforth, Selby|
|Death||1957 (age 70-71)|
Child 3: Fred CHEESMAN
|Spouse:||Irene Mabel Annie|
|Birth||3 Mar 1889|
|Death||14 Oct 1918 (age 29)||Belgium|
|Death||Killed in action -
1st Bn., Royal Irish Rifles
who died on
Monday, 14th October 1918. Age 29.
Additional Information: Son of William Norwood Cheesman, and Margaret Ellen Cheesman, of Selby; husband of Irene Mabel Cheesman, of 23, Mount, Preston, Leeds.
Cemetery: DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Moorslede, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Panel Number: II. A. 5.
Dadizeele New British Cemetery is located 16 km east of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the N8 Meenseweg, connecting Ieper to Menen via Geluwe. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and then right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main crossroads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 12 km along the N8 lies the village of Geluwe and the left hand turning onto the Nieuwstraat (later called Derdeansiersstraat, towards Dadizele). 5 km along this road lies the village of Dadizele. The cemetery is located 100 metres after the left hand turning at the junction with Geluwestraat and Beselarestraat, in the village of Dadizele.
Child 4: Gertrude Mary CHEESMAN
|Name:||Gertrude Mary CHEESMAN|
|Spouse:||Hartas FOXTON (1889-1943)|
|Birth||21 Apr 1890|
Child 5: Daniel Norwood CHEESMAN
|Name:||Daniel Norwood CHEESMAN|
|Birth||11 Apr 1893|
|Death||2 Sep 1958 (age 65)|
Child 6: Elsie Jane CHEESMAN
|Name:||Elsie Jane CHEESMAN|
|Birth||24 Mar 1896|
|Death||3 May 1986 (age 90)||Scarborough|
|Burial||9 May 1986||Selby|
Note on Husband: William Norwood CHEESMAN
Fellow of the Linnaean Society. President of the Mycological Society, a noted botanist and archaeologist. A detailed "In Memorium" was published (with photograph) in "The Naturalist" No. 828, January 1926. A superb photograph was published in another memorium in "The transactions of the British Mycological Society" Vol. XI, Parts I and II, 26 August 1926. At some stage he was Churchwarden at Selby Abbey.