James William Crompton
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It is learned from this census record that his parents had two children that did not live. Census lists "born alive" as a choice, eliminating children stillborn. Family has 5 living children. Where they fit in the birth order of this family can't be determined without oral history which I don't have.
James is 44 and Rebecca is 45 and they live at 14 Victoria Lane having moved from 3 Tasker's Lane as listed in the 1901 UK census. From my research on the coal mining industry in this area, that street was where the coal miner's lived because people either worked in the coal mining industry or in the textile mills. It is easy to forget that they walked to work.
Jack's oldest sibling Fred is an adult as he is 17 and employed as a Cotton Peicer/Piecer.
This investigation now involves the Coal Mining Industry and to help me with that I first had to find out about Mining Occupations.
Mining is dirty, dangerous hard work. In an earlier post, I mentioned that Uncle Jack's father was missing a finger and that's how I was sure of a passenger list?