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Graham family of Braithwell and Wickersley

Henry Graham/GRIME, 1607 Braithwell marr. 1627 Braithwell Frances MORELANDE

Henry GRIME/CREAME died 1637 Braithwell marr. 1605 Braithwell Isabel MYRFINE/ Myrfyn /Mirfin

Thomas Graham or GRIME (1651-1714) WICKERSLEY marr. Mercy BULLARD (1654-1728) of WICKERSLEY

George Graham (1691-1742) farmer of Wickersley married 1720 Darfield to Sarah Saunderson. Children born Wickersley:

Nathaniel Graham (1730-1816) blacksmith of Wickersley married 1751 at Handsworth to Elizabeth Watson (1733-1784 Rotherham). Children, born Wickersley:

George Graham (1760-1819) of Wickersley married Ann Cross (born 1758 in Whiston) in 1792 at Rotherham

Ann Cross was the daughter and co-heiress of of Luke and Sarah Cross (Nee Radley)

George and Ann had 2 children:

Children of John GRAHAM (1757-1838) and Ann (Nee GELDER), born Wickersley:

Children of Richard (1795-1842) and Sarah(Nee AUCKLAND), born Wickersley:

Sarah had an illegitimate daughter after Richard's death, an Elizabeth in 1847, she later married an Oliver James.

Children of William (b.1802) and Mary (Nee HAMMOND), born Wickersley:

Children of John and Sarah (nee Street), born Wickersley:

Children of Richard and Edith Graham (Nee Mitchell):

Children of Francis Joseph (son of Joseph and Ann(Nee Wood) Roddis of Whiston) and Theresa Roddis Living The Hill Whiston 1901:

Children of John E. and Rebecca Graham (Nee Scholes):

John GRAHAM,born 1810 Rotherham married Charlotte. Children, born Wickersley:

In 1881 John and Harriet were living at 35 Shaftsbury Square, Rotherham with their children:

John GRAHAM age 42 Stovegrate Fitter
Harriet wife age 42
Arthur son age 20 born Kimberworth, Stovegrate moulder
George son age 16 Rotherham
Walter son age 13
Edith daughter age 10
May daughter age 2

In 1881 George and Catherine were living at 11 Lyndhurst Place, Rotherham:

George GRAHAM age 37, Pudler (Iron)
John EARP, boarder age 40 from Sutton, Warwick
Catherine age 39 born Wickersley
Sophia daughter age 8
Kate daughter age 4
Mary A. daughter age 1
Anne daughter age 15

From 1881 census

George Graham, born 1834 age 47. Farmer of 25 Acres
Betsey Graham Wife, born 1831 age 50
Edward Styring Graham Son Unmarried age 23
Florence Styring Graham Daughter Unmarried age 21
Agnes Styring Graham Daughter aged 13
Herbert Styring Graham son aged 9


Baines Directory of 1750 lists Richard Graham as the only Stone merchant in the village.

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