[Index]
James MATTHEWS (1854 - 1929)
Children Self + Spouses Parents Grandparents Greatgrandparents
James Edward MATTHEWS (1875 - )
Thomas MATTHEWS (1876 - 1921)
William MATTHEWS (1878 - )
Edward MATTHEWS (1880 - )
Margaret MATTHEWS (1884 - )
Annie MATTHEWS (1885 - )
Mary E (Nellie) MATTHEWS (1889 - )
Agnes MATTHEWS (1891 - )
Harold Henry MATTHEWS (1899 - )
Edgar Vincent MATTHEWS (1901 - )
James MATTHEWS (1854 - 1929)

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Ann DOHERTY (1852 - 1894)

Ellen Maria HARBORD (1868 - 1967)
John MATTHEWS (1816 - )











Bridget CONLON (1824 - )












b. 1854 at Kilkenny, Ireland
m. (1) 1873 Ann DOHERTY (1852 - 1894) at Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
m. (2) 1897 Ellen Maria HARBORD (1868 - 1967) at Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
d. 1929 at Wirral, Cheshire, England aged 75
Near Relatives of James MATTHEWS (1854 - 1929)
Relationship Person Born Birth Place Died Death Place Age
Father in Law Edward HARBORD
Mother in Law Mary (HARBORD)

Father John MATTHEWS abt 1816 Dundalk, Ireland
Mother Bridget CONLON 1824 Kilkenny, Ireland

Self James MATTHEWS 1854 Kilkenny, Ireland 1929 Wirral, Cheshire, England 75

Wife Ann DOHERTY abt 1852 Chester, Cheshire, England 1894 Cheshire, Merseyside, England 42
Wife Ellen Maria HARBORD 21 Sep 1868 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Feb 1967 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England 98

Son James Edward MATTHEWS 1875 Birkenhead, England
Son Thomas MATTHEWS abt 1876 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England abt 1921 45
Son William MATTHEWS abt 1878 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Son Edward MATTHEWS abt 1880 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Daughter Margaret MATTHEWS abt 1884 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Daughter Annie MATTHEWS 1885 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Daughter Mary E (Nellie) MATTHEWS abt 1889 Buxton, Derbyshire, England
Daughter Agnes MATTHEWS abt 1891 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Son Harold Henry MATTHEWS 1899 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Son Edgar Vincent MATTHEWS 1901 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

Brother Patrick MATTHEWS abt 1857 Dundalk, Ireland

Daughter in Law Ada Annie ISHERWOOD 1878 Manchester, Lancashire, England
Daughter in Law Mary SAVAGE 1882 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Son in Law George Richard ALLPORT 17 Sep 1878 Pembrey, Llanelly, Carmarthanshire, Wales
Daughter in Law Margaret Alice Francis BAYMAN 1904 Greenwich, London, England 1987 Weymouth, Dorset, England 83
Daughter in Law Pamela J MITCHELL

Granddaughter Margaret Ada Annie MATTHEWS 1901 Birkenhead, Cheshire 1987 Ynys Mon, Gwynedd, Wales 86
Grandson James Norman MATTHEWS 1903 Birkenhead, Cheshire 1987 Liverpool, Lancashire, England 84
Grandson Thomas MATTHEWS 1908 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Granddaughter Mary Josephine (Mamie) MATTHEWS 1909 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Grandson George Warren ALLPORT 1910 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England 1991 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England 81
Granddaughter Patricia Margaret MATTHEWS abt 1923 2012 89

Events in James MATTHEWS (1854 - 1929)'s life
Date Age Event Place Notes Src
1854 James MATTHEWS was born Kilkenny, Ireland Note 1
1871 17 Census Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Note 2 67
1873 19 Married Ann DOHERTY (aged 21) Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Note 3
1875 21 Birth of son James Edward MATTHEWS Birkenhead, England Note 4
abt 1876 22 Birth of son Thomas MATTHEWS Birkenhead, Cheshire, England census info
abt 1878 24 Birth of son William MATTHEWS Birkenhead, Cheshire, England 1881 census
abt 1880 26 Birth of son Edward MATTHEWS Birkenhead, Cheshire, England 1881census
1881 27 Census 33 Meadow st, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Note 5 67
abt 1884 30 Birth of daughter Margaret MATTHEWS Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
1885 31 Birth of daughter Annie MATTHEWS Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Note 6 16
abt 1889 35 Birth of daughter Mary E (Nellie) MATTHEWS Buxton, Derbyshire, England Note 7
abt 1891 37 Birth of daughter Agnes MATTHEWS Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Note 8
1891 37 Census Claughton with Grange, Birkenhead, England Note 9 67
1894 40 Death of wife Ann DOHERTY (aged 42) Cheshire, Merseyside, England Note 10 69
1897 43 Married Ellen Maria HARBORD (aged 29) Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Note 11
1899 45 Birth of son Harold Henry MATTHEWS Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Note 12
1901 47 Birth of son Edgar Vincent MATTHEWS Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Note 13
1901 47 Census Tranmere, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Note 14 67
1911 57 Census 62 Elmswood Rd, Birkenhead, Cheshire Note 15 67
abt 1921 67 Death of son Thomas MATTHEWS (aged 45) Note 16
1929 75 James MATTHEWS died Wirral, Cheshire, England Note 17 16
Death of son Edward MATTHEWS Note 18
Death of mother Bridget CONLON
Note 1: 1871 census - age 17- Kilkenny,Ireland
1881 census - age 26 - Ireland
1891 census - age 37 - Waterford, Ireland
Note 2: MATTHEWS
John(55 - 1816 - Dundalk-Ireland)
Bridget(50 - 1821 Kilkenny-Ireland) - wife
James (17 - 1854 - Kilkenny-Ireland)
Patrick (14 - 1857 -Dundalk-Ireland)
BIRD William (21- 1850- New Ross, Ireland) - boarder
LEVIS Bridget (64 - 1807 - Armagh, Ireland) - boarder
Note 3: free bdm Sept 1873 Birkenhead Vol 8a, page 718
Note 4: free bdm April-Jun Birkenhead, Cheshire, Merseyside Vol 8a, page 539
Note 5: MATTHEWS
James (26 - 1855 - Ireland) - boot maker and musician
Ann(28 - 1853 - Birkenhead)
James(6 - 1875 - Birkenhead)
Thomas (5 - 1876 - Birkenhead
William (3 - 1878 - Birkenhead)
Edward (4mo - 1881 - Birkenhead(
Note 6: free bdm - July - Sept 1885 Birkenhead,Cheshire, Merseyside, Vol 8a, page 458
1891 census - age 5 - Birkenhead
1901 census - age 18 - Cheshire
1911 census - age 26 - Birkenhead
Note 7: 1891 census - age 2 - Buxton, Derbyshire
Note 8: 1891 census - age 3mo - Birkenhead
Note 9: MATTHEWS
James (37) b Waterford, Ireland - musician
Ann (35)wife b Birkenhead
James(16)son b Birkenhead - musician
Thomas(15)son b Birkenhead - telegraph messenger
William(12)son b Birkenhead
Margaret(7)dau b Birkenhead
Annie(5)dau b Birkenhead
Mary E(2)dau Buxton-Derbyshire, Agnes(3mo)dau Birkenhead
Note 10: England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915 about Ann Mathews
Name: Ann Mathews
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Registration Year: 1894
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Age at Death: 42
Registration district: Birkenhead
Parishes for this Registration District: View Ecclesiastical Parishes associated with this Registration District
Inferred County: Cheshire
Volume: 8a
Page: 303
Note 11: free bdm Jul-Sept 1897, Birkenhead, Cheshire, Merseyside, Vol 8a, page 861
Note 12: Crebbin family tree - Ancestry
free bdm Apr - Jun 1899, Birkenhead, Cheshire, Merseyside, Vol 8a, page 562


Liverpool, Lancashire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1906 about Harold Henry Matthews
Name: Harold Henry Matthews
Birth Date: 17 Mar 1899
Baptism Date: 11 May 1899
Parish: Liverpool St Peter
Father's Name: James Matthews
Mother's Name: Ellen Maria Matthews
Note 13: Crebbin family tree - Ancestry
free bdm Jul - Sept 1901, Birkenhead, Cheshire, Merseyside, Vol 8a, page 506


Liverpool, Lancashire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1906 about Edgar Vincent Matthews
Name: Edgar Vincent Matthews
Birth Date: 22 May 1901
Baptism Date: 26 Jun 1901
Parish: Liverpool St Peter
Father's Name: James Matthews
Mother's Name: Ellen Matthews
Note 14: MATTHEWS
James(44 - 1857 - Ireland) - musician, band master
Ellen(33 - 1868 - Birkenhead)
William(22 - 1879 - Birkenhead) - musician, violinist
Harold(2 - 1899 - Birkenhead)
Mabel HARBORD (7 - 1894 - Birkenhead) - visitor
Note 15: MATTHEWS
James (50) - c1861, Waterford, Ireland - musician
Ellen (41) - c1870, B'head
James and Ellen had been married for 14 years - 3 children born - 2 still alive, one dead
Harold (12) - c 1899, B'head
Edgar (9) - c1902, B'head
Note 16: see notes for son Thomas - father died when he was age 14 - i.e. about 1921
Note 17: free bdm Oct-Dec 1929 Vol 8a, page 469
Note 18: POSSIBLE
free bmd - Mar 1881 - MATTHEWS Edward - age 0 - Birkenhead - vol 8a, page 359
Personal Notes:
1881census bootmaker and musician
1891 census - musician
1901 census - musician (band master)
Source References:
16. Type: Vital Record, Abbr: England and Wales birth index 1837-1983, Title: England and Wales birth index 1837-1983
- Reference = (Death)
- Notes: free bdm Oct-Dec 1929 Vol 8a, page 469
67. Type: Census, Abbr: UK Census Collection, Title: UK Census Collection, Auth: Ancestry.com.au, Publ: Ancestry.com.au
- Reference = 1911 (Census)
- Notes: MATTHEWS
James (50) - c1861, Waterford, Ireland - musician
Ellen (41) - c1870, B'head
James and Ellen had been married for 14 years - 3 children born - 2 still alive, one dead
Harold (12) - c 1899, B'head
Edgar (9) - c1902, B'head
- Reference = 1891 (Census)
- Notes: MATTHEWS
James (37) b Waterford, Ireland - musician
Ann (35)wife b Birkenhead
James(16)son b Birkenhead - musician
Thomas(15)son b Birkenhead - telegraph messenger
William(12)son b Birkenhead
Margaret(7)dau b Birkenhead
Annie(5)dau b Birkenhead
Mary E(2)dau Buxton-Derbyshire, Agnes(3mo)dau Birkenhead
- Reference = 1901 (Census)
- Notes: MATTHEWS
James(44 - 1857 - Ireland) - musician, band master
Ellen(33 - 1868 - Birkenhead)
William(22 - 1879 - Birkenhead) - musician, violinist
Harold(2 - 1899 - Birkenhead)
Mabel HARBORD (7 - 1894 - Birkenhead) - visitor
- Reference = 1881 (Census)
- Notes: MATTHEWS
James (26 - 1855 - Ireland) - boot maker and musician
Ann(28 - 1853 - Birkenhead)
James(6 - 1875 - Birkenhead)
Thomas (5 - 1876 - Birkenhead
William (3 - 1878 - Birkenhead)
Edward (4mo - 1881 - Birkenhead(